Kauffman Center’s Progress on Brandmeyer Great Hall in Late June

On my brief visit back to the Kauffman Center this past Friday afternoon I nabbed a few new shots of Brandmeyer Great Hall. Progress is noticeable especially from a couple of months back, and it's now almost complete as the Kauffman Center officially…

Garment District Place and Altering An Image

Another post covering some of my new shots for the KC Parks Department's Green Exposures photo project, for this I stopped at Garment District Place at 8th and Broadway last week in the early evening. I later went and caught that night's really…

2011 KC Dragon Boat Races

I stopped by the Dragon Boat Races on the Plaza for a few minutes on Saturday - it's an event of rowing competitions in boats designed like dragons, organized by the KC Society for Friendship With China in partnership with KC Parks and Recreation.…

Cable and Structure At The Kauffman Center

I went by the Kauffman Center again on Friday the 24th in the afternoon for a little while. One thing I haven't done before is take out my telephoto lens and point it far across the large Brandmeyer Great Hall lobby area toward the internal…

Washington Square Park in Downtown KC

Another few shots of KC parks for my work for the Parks Dept's Green Exposures Project - this is from Washington Square Park between Grand and Main downtown. You really can't help but notice a significant homeless presence in the park at sundown…

The View From Case Park

Three more shots of KC parks, this one being Case Park at 10th and Jefferson downtown, for the Green Exposures Project I'm working on for the KC Parks Department - taken Saturday night, June 18.

The Colonnade in KC’s Old Northeast

As part of my work right now for the KCMO Parks Department's Green Exposures project, I'm grabbing some new shots of places around the city overseen by the Parks Dept. that I don't have much existing material on. For this post I have nine photos…

West Bottoms seen from Case Park

I'm working on a photo project for the KCMO Parks Dept which entails gathering and collecting shots of KC parks and amenities, so Saturday evening I was at Case Park in Quality Hill downtown. At the end I brought out my telephoto lens and aimed…

Plaza de Colón at Dusk in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

The center-point of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico and a hub for the touristy historic area, the public square Plaza de Colón in San Juan. A placeholder weekend post - a photo from my trip to Puerto Rico back in mid-March. I still haven't…

Downtown KC Close-ups

I took these two telephoto shots the same night as the two wide-angles from my most recent prior posting. I had gone that night to 18th and Jefferson to train the telephoto lens on the Kauffman Center for a scheduled lighting pattern inside…

“A Wicked Little Town”

I had reasons to be at 18th and Jefferson Monday night for photos, but those plans didn't work right so instead I went beyond the open fence on the open plot of land where the "L-Shaped house" used to sit and did a couple shots with the trees…

Birds and Ducks at Loose Park

Three pics from Sunday at Loose Park, KCMO. These are all tone-mapped single raws, so the color and tone of the crow gackle grackle bird in the first two photos is exaggerated somewhat via computer effect.

World’s Largest Skateboard in KC

Three new pics from downtown on Friday night right just as the rain started moving in. The world's largest skateboard is in town on Grand Avenue for the Street League Skateboarding tournament at the Sprint Center this weekend. There were…

June’s First Friday in the Crossroads District, Part 2

A view from around 18th and Wyandotte near the Arts Incubator in the Crossroads District back on June's First Friday, 6/03/11. There were a couple dancers performing in the street and traffic was running pretty slow through this crowd. I…

Views of KC from the Kauffman Center

Two shots from around the Brandmeyer Great Hall in the soon-to-be completed Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Kansas City. They've just launched their Twitter feed for the 100 day countdown to the grand opening, https://twitter.com/#!/KauffmanCenter Above:…

June’s First Friday at the Crossroads District

It's a good idea right now for me to collect some images of events and city scenes around KC for eventual stock licensing use, so I did a few shots at First Friday in Kansas City's Crossroads District, evening of Fri. June 3, 2011. …

Protest of Kansas City Catholic Diocese Over Priest Abuse Sex Scandal

This morning (Saturday June 4) a protest by local Catholics took place across the street from Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 11th and Broadway in downtown Kansas City, MO due to revelations of a Kansas City Diocese cover-up and consultation…

“Ferment” Tree Sculpture at Nelson Atkins

Two shots from last night, 6/2/2011 of the recently installed "Ferment" stainless steel tree sculpture by artist Roxy Paine on a hill in the southeastern portion of the lawn of the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO. above…

Updates on the Kauffman Center Progress

Two new shots depicting the recent updates at the Kauffman Center construction site, slated to open this September. Photos are from my most recent visit last week. above - The engraving of the building's name on the front took place…