Even winter in St. Louis’ Forest Park can be very scenic. A walk around Post Dispatch Lake provided this view of the park’s boathouse.
This is a view of Queeny Park in St. Louis County. The park is a favorite place to take my dogs for a long walk. On this walk we socialized with ten or twenty other dogs on the trail and saw a few deer. This is a three shot HDR photo processed in Lightroom, PhotomatixContinue reading “A walk in Queeny Park”
Here is another photo from Kansas City’s Crown Center Hotel (see previous post). I took this late enough that there were very few cars in the parking lot. Also, it was very nice of the Union Station people to use interesting red lights on the building. This is a three shot HDR photo using aContinue reading “Kansas City Union Station”
A walk around Forest Park’s Post-Dispatch Lake gives this particular view. From this perspective, you would not know that you are in the center of St. Louis’ metropolitan area, surrounded by homes, apartments, hospitals and commercial areas. You would expect to find a Duck Blind nearby.
The wild grasses planted in St. Louis’ Forest Park always make for nice fall scenes. This afternoon I was out walking with the dogs, taking some photos and took a quick one of this foot bridge. This always seems to be a popular subject of mine. Also, the bridge is a suspension bridge and dueContinue reading “Suspension Bridge”
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge boasts the picture-perfect appearance of an old red barn. It was one of six bridges built in 1872 to allow passage from the Jefferson County seat of Hillsboro to St. Louis. John H. Morse built Sandy Creek Covered Bridge using the Howe-truss design, named for William Howe. Howe patented his designContinue reading “Sandy Creek Bridge”
Main Street USA. Everyone in Harbor Springs, Michigan flies the American Flag adding to the atmosphere of this small town.
The Burlington Zephyr or Pioneer Zephyr entered service in 1934 and continued until 1960 running in the MIdwest. The Zephyr now resides at St. Louis’s Museum of Transportation. All digital photos are color. Post processing was used to tone the photo and convert to black and white. Most of this was done with Lightroom.
Click here to see more detail These photos are mostly of boathouses on Lake Minocqua in North Central Wisconsin. Also several structures in St. Louis, MO and Ephraim, WI are included. The Minocqua boathouses makeup the character of the area and many times house some classic boats. These are photos taken over a period ofContinue reading “Boathouses”
Like the road to OZ, this scenic path is part of the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Garden Glow exhibit. Sections of the grounds are decorated with lights and are open to the public to wander wherever they wanted. This is a three shot HDR photo processed in Photmatix and Lightroom. Except for light displays, the pathsContinue reading “The road to the Climatron”