I spent the weekend tracking down Daniel Boone. Boone came to Missouri at age 65 with his wife and several children. He acquired 850 acres not far from Defiance Missouri but lived mostly with his son at what is now known as the Daniel Boone Home. This photo is a place near Marthasville, Missouri adjacentContinue reading “Early morning in Marthasville”
The St. Louis riverfront featuring the Gateway Arch and the Eads Bridge. The City of St. Louis is connected to Illinois by an array of bridges. South of the city is the Popular Street Bridge, then, moving north, the Eads Bridge, MLK Bridge, Musial Bridge, MicKinley Bridge and, further north, the Chain of Rocks Bridge.Continue reading “Night time on the riverfront”
St. Louis’ riverfront on the Mississippi River. This photo was taken from the historic Eads Bridge, a combined road and railway bridge over the Mississippi River connecting the cities of St. Louis, Missouri and East St. Louis, Illinois. Also in this photo the Gateway Arch.
Fall weather sets in on Lake Minocqua. This northern community usually sees it first snow in October and lazy summer days are at an end. In a short time, snowmobiles will be racing on the lake and traversing groomed trails through the woods. On this day I got up early to photograph a sunrise andContinue reading “Foggy Morning”
https://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Galleries/Missouri-Botanical-Garden/i-Sj7STkh/A Walking around the Missouri Botanical Garden I found this scene. This is a great place to explore its 80 acres and be sure to take a camera since every inch is a horticultural masterpiece!
https://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Galleries/Missouri-Botanical-Garden/i-NqZFSqR/A A scenic overlook at the Missouri Botanical Garden. This is one of the great attractions in the St. Louis area. The Missouri Botanical Garden opened to the public in 1859 and began to grow in the European tradition of horticultural display combined with education and the search for new knowledge. Today, 158 years afterContinue reading “Japanese Garden”
A shallow area on Lake Michigan allows these reeds to grow around this dock, giving a nice effect for this early morning shot.This is one of the many scenic areas in Door County, Wisconsin. A photographer should plan to spend several days to get a number of nice shots. https://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Galleries/Door-County/i-jb7CkSK/A
Last week I took the opportunity to visit St. Louis’ downtown area at dusk. Usually I am there for a sporting event or some other occasion and do not have the opportunity to take photos like this or the one before it. Since it is after sundown (dark), it takes time to scout a location,Continue reading “St. Louis Courthouse”