Missouri Proposition C

A Kansas City Star article can cover the details of Missouri Proposition C. Groups both for and against the law concerning the recent health care reform bill protested at the same time, yesterday at 5 in Mill Creek Park/Nichols Fountain on…

Lines behind Union Station

A shot from early on in the Worldwide Photowalk on Sat. July 24th. We'd started at the Freighthouse went from there, with this taken from Main between Pershing and 20th.

Kauffman Center Rising

The Kauffman Center's ongoing construction as seen from about Pershing and Broadway on July 16, 2010. In other news I'm without my wide angle lens for the time being as it somehow mysteriously acquired a zoom ring problem, and I've had…

The cab business in Kansas City and Beyond

I read a few weeks ago that Ford will be completely discontinuing production of the Crown Victoria, the staple of cabs and police cars, next year. By that, I might grab a few extra police car and taxi cab photographs as I go, while the current…

The Western Auto Sign

On Saturday evening I took part in one of two Kansas City photowalks organized under the Third Annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk, this past Saturday the 24th. Our walk started near the Freighthouse and wove around the Crossroads area,…

Downtown Skywall

From two Friday nights ago on Broadway west of Union Station, the view of the skyline via the telephoto effect at 365 mm of focal length.

Kauffman Center Geometry

Earlier on Friday I noticed at Truman Road somewhere between Grand and Main it would be fun to try a shot of the Kauffman Center with the sunset going down somewhere behind it.

Cosby Hotel Demolition Reprieve

The 1881 Cosby Hotel - In the local media lately for being saved from demolition at the last minute when it was determined at the pressure of local historic preservationist Adam Jones to leave the building intact. There were conflicting…

Old Downtown KC

While taking a Kauffman Center photo from Truman Road on Saturday evening, I noticed I like this view too - all that's good about the old buildings in KC, the first and second (AMC Mainstreet Theatre and Hotel President) were saved from…

The Changing Skyline

Keeping an eye out for new angles on the Kauffman Center building, I stopped again along Broadway west of Union Station on Friday evening and came away with several shots.

Paul Burns’ Story, Pt. 2

Brandon Cummins (left), Paul Burns (center), Justin Gardner (right) Link to Part One Back on June 23 I did some behind the scenes still shooting for a new short film about Kansas City resident Paul Burns, who was the victim of a terrible…

B&W Skyline

I took this in June on Broadway west of Union Station while getting sunrise shots of the Kauffman Center construction. Of course, I had I hopes for a fun color photo here, but I haven’t got my hands on a haze filter just yet. So black…

Kobach/Arpaio Counter-Protest

On Tuesday evening (07/13/10) out in south Overland Park, Kris Kobach, the UMKC law professor who helped draft Arizona SB 1070 appeared for a speaking engagement with Maricopa County (Arizona) Sheriff Joe Arpaiobefore a supportive crowd. On…

71 Highway

Last week while nabbing some more shots looking at the Kauffman Center construction, I turned my telephoto lens briefly to see what kind of shots could be had of 71 Highway and the traffic trails. In this shot my camera shutter was open…

Warrensburg and Old Drum

On Friday afternoon I drove down to Warrensburg, MO – my old college town where UCM resides, having graduated in December ’03. This was the first time being back to Warrensburg since fall of ’04, even though it’s actually not that…

Kauffman PAC Construction Pt 2

Another shot of the Kauffman PAC construction, from a slightly different viewpoint and thirty minutes later into the night than the prior post. Actually if I could do it again I would have started at this location first, as I thought this…

Kauffman PAC Construction at Dusk

Here’s an angle on the new Kauffman Center that I hadn’t tried yet, looking in a north-westerly direction toward the construction site via telephoto lens from about 25th and Troost, at one of the bridges above 71 Highway as it ingresses…

Signs up the street

On Monday night/early Tuesday morning when I was out getting new city photos, I ended my time capturing this telephoto view looking south, up the street toward some signs – a small part of the Muehlebach Hotel sign, and the blue parking…

Night of the Fouth, 21 Ten Condos

Seeing as I have this shiny new website and photoblog now, I was rather weary of having no new content, yet again. Therefore as we all consigned this year’s Fourth as a rain-out, I hobbled around one of my favorite areas of downtown KCMO…

Kauffman Center and Crown Center

Welcome to my first official posting on my newly overhauled website and photoblog. There are still numerous things wrong and I’m rather annoyed and tired about a lot of it, but I’m going to have to put some of it off for the next…