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Tag / St. Louis County

Fall Hunt

It’s the end of fall and time to take the hounds into the empty fields. The Three Creek Basset pack will spend  weekends from now until April honing their tracking skills. This is an opportunity to get out, enjoy the Fall weather and fresh air.

Overlook

View from St, Charles County overlooking St. Louis County in Missouri. This is a HDR image that is commonly made by taking three photos of the same scene, each at different shutter speeds. The result is a bright, medium, and dark photo, based on the amount of light that got through the lens. A software process then combines […]

Porsche 356

Beautiful Porsche 356 sitting by it’s self at St. Louis’ European Auto Show. This is a 1959 version. To see more from the car show, Click Here.

Alton, IL

The town of Alton, Illinois on the banks of the Mississippi. Previous photos were from South St. Louis County. This is on the edge of the northern border of St. Louis County near the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Truly great rivers!

A great place to watch the river roll by

This blog, Great Rivers Imaging, comes from the heart of the nation. The confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois rivers is just a few miles north of this photo. This outcrop on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi is a great place to observe it all!

Morning on the Mississsippi

Early morning on the Mississippi. This is a scene from a retreat facility in southern St. Louis County. Set on a bluff above the river, the view extends for miles. Those that get up early enough, are rewarded by this spectacular scene. This was taken at: 17mm, ISO 320, f2.8, 1/125sec. This s a three […]

A walk in Queeny Park

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, Photomatix […]

Mississippi Landscape

This retreat facility sits on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River in South St. Louis County. The campus has beautiful buildings with a stunning view (a perfect place for a retreat). However, it was pointed out to me that showing the buildings and the view at the same time was difficult to do. Taking this as […]