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Downtown Kansas City Photos Along Main with Streetcar Construction

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Downtown Kansas City Fisheye Photos

Photos from Saturday evening January 5, 2013 with just my fisheye lens (Canon EF 15 MM) on my Canon 5D II, between 11th and 12th Streets, Baltimore and Main. I would have gotten more shots in but was confronted with a flat tire upon heading out for the shots so I missed some of the good light.

Kansas City Downtown Fisheye

Kansas City Downtown Fisheye

Kansas City Downtown Fisheye

Kansas City Downtown Fisheye

Kansas City Downtown Fisheye

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Maincor Street Improvements and Community Garden at 18th and Broadway

Shots I took Wednesday and Thursday nights – first of some streetscape improvements between 39th and 43rd and Main, Kansas City MO.

Then some shots taken from the community garden at 18th and Broadway on Thursday evening.

Last one is a telephoto shot taken from the garden looking towards some lofts in the Crossroads District with Crown Center buildings in the background.

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A Big Collection of New Downtown KC Photos

Twenty very recent shots from downtown Kansas City. I’m getting a better feel for what kind of stock photo material sells and I’ve been feeling motivated these last few days.

First, there is a local client who wants a north side fisheye view close up of the Kauffman Center post-construction. The first day I went out it clouded up on me on short notice:

Then on Sunday after the snow melted I went and re-shot since they are more interested in an uncloudy view:

…although I wonder if the discoloration on the sidewalk because of the salt will be a problem. Following are some more fisheye Kauffman Center shots –

Then that evening I went to the top of the garage at 13th & Grand downtown for some fancy sunset shots, where I realized the state of disrepair my tripod is in. The wobbliness made most of the pictures blurry rubbish, but these are what I did (barely) get with an insecure tripod head:

Some Kauffman Center and AMC Mainstreet Theater shots…

The next night (MLK Day) after having something tightened on the tripod head I went out to 12th and Main:

On Tuesday afternoon/evening I went to Penn Valley Park to get yellowish late afternoon skyline photos. The tripod came undone once again so most of these are handheld, and the fact that I was freezing my hands off with no gloves meant I wasn’t going to wait for it to get dark blue in the sky…

The tents housing the good folks of Occupy Kansas City during the cold January weather…

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