The Beauvais Linden House

Ste. Genevieve was one of the first settlements in the state of Missouri. Many of the original buildings are still there including this home, built circa 1820. The two rooms along the north side of the house constitute the original vertical log structure, while the second floor and the rooms south of the hallway wereContinue reading “The Beauvais Linden House”

Chaumette

Missouri has a long history of being a first class wine producing state. The St. Louis area has many great wineries near-by and this is one of my favorite. Chaumette Vinyards and Winery is located in scenic Ste. Genevieve county and features great wine, dining and “chalets” for overnight stays. This is the main buildingContinue reading “Chaumette”

Chaumette Chalets

With Fall just around the corner now is the time to start thinking about heading out to a local winery or an interesting B&B out in the country. This is a photo of the “Chalets” at Chaumette Vineyards and Winery near scenic St. Genevieve, Missouri. Chaumette has it all: winery, restaurant and their beautiful Chalets.Continue reading “Chaumette Chalets”

Sunrise

An early morning near St. Genevieve, Missouri. A sunrise or sunset can produce a wide variety of light from very bright to very dark. HDR photography can help record all levels of light and produce beautiful photos. This is a combination of three photos taken at different exposures and processed in Lightroom and Photomatix. AContinue reading “Sunrise”

Using wide lenses to add drama

I used to think that getting in tight on a subject may make a more interesting photo and, that may be the case. However, over the years I have noticed that the wide lenses add more drama and so I haveĀ been adding wider and wider lenses to my stock over time. This photo is ofContinue reading “Using wide lenses to add drama”