Kauffman Center Interior – Pt. 1

On Monday Sept. 20 I went on a tour of the Kauffman Center’s interior with a group from Hallmark. Since there were a number of useful photos resulting,  I might stagger this across two or three posts total – so here’s Part One.

Scale Model of the Kauffman Center's Helzberg Hall

In the lobby and looking upward

Looking southeast from the lobby at the skeletal frame

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Baltimore Ave. Sunday morning

Next to my parked car early Sunday morning downtown

Something else from Sunday morning. Here I was kneeling next to my car on Baltimore in downtown KCMO, which spooked one of the City Center Square building’s security guards initially – crouching alongside a parked car in the very early morning.

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Foggy Fisheye Fun with Bus Blur

Bus movement and motion with my fisheye lens on a foggy Sunday morning, September 19, 2010.

To the nearby hotel valets and office building security guards I know I was evincing the appearance of a crazy person lying on the ground behind a tripod on the street corner at 7:30 am Sunday morning. Sometimes we’re not always in control of our fate. Anyway, I used my fisheye lens here and took several long-exposure shots of buses going past, and then a bit of layer masking primarily during part of the fancy computerin’ processes, and there ya go…

I’ve thought for a long time Baltimore Ave. downtown is a good looking street. That and its high frequency of bus thru traffic lends well to… photos of Baltimore Ave. with buses going all over.

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