Downtown Kansas City Skyline Aerial Photo Set

Downtown Kansas City From Near 24th and Troost

Skyline shots and such with my telephoto lens taken by the Troost Bridge just north of 24th and Troost heading into downtown Kansas City. It was kind of an aimless night and that's why there's so many here of similar composition.  …
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Sunday Afternoon at the Vine Street Workhouse

Photos of the Vine Street Workhouse near 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Missouri - built in 1897. More info at https://www.kansascityworkhouse.com/ ...and one ending shot of my beer at…
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Downtown Kansas City From 19th Floor of City Center Square Building

I was up on the 19th floor of the City Center Square building downtown around 5pm Wednesday (08/15/12) to get some shots at the Bratcher Gockel and Kingston law office. While there and waiting for the staff to prepare I threw on the wide angle…
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KC Skyline Views From Near Liberty Memorial

Downtown KCMO from Liberty Memorial - taken from a certain spot off to the side of the Memorial and on an elevated surface. If a security guard had seen me I probably would have been asked to get down, but luckily no one did. …
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Fundraiser for Jason Kander’s Campaign for Missouri Secretary of State

At a fundraiser event Thursday evening (Aug 9) for my high school classmate from Bishop Miege class of '99 Jason Kander - winner in his Democratic primary race for the Missouri Secretary of State position. His campaign continues through November…
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All Around 20th & Grand

Kansas City MO at 20th and Grand, taken Saturday evening 8/4/12.
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Downtown Kansas City Around 20th & McGee

I thought this would be a new and maybe interesting place for angles on the city. I might have been wrong as this part of downtown Kansas City is one urban planning blunder after another, but I tried to make something decent looking from it.…
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Sun Pavilion Exhibit at the Nelson Atkins Museum

On Thursday evening I shot photos of the Sun Pavilion solar panel installation on the south lawn of the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri. The temporary installation is part of the Museum's World's Fairs exhibit currently…
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Plaza Vista Construction Site – Formerly the West Edge

Construction site progress from 8 AM Sunday morning July 22, 2012 (I got up earlier than normal) of the Plaza Vista site, formerly the West Edge, 4840 Roanoke Parkway, Plaza, KCMO.
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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at 14th & Main, formerly AMC Mainstreet Theatre

Ten photos taken Monday evening of the former AMC Mainstreet Theatre, which recently became the the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. I licensed a few photos of this place to AMC not long after they opened back in 2008 I believe it was - and with the…
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KC Intersection & Traffic Signal Photo Set

I'm working on a project with the creative director at Rhythm Engineering, one of Kansas City's fastest growing young companies - and designers of advanced "self-optimizing" traffic lights. On Thursday we shot a number of photos downtown and…
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Kauffman Center Blue Lighting Scheme for MLB All Star Game

Sunday evening 07/08/12 at the Kauffman Center to get pics of the building shrouded in blue for the MLB All Star Game in Kansas City on Tuesday.
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Kit Bond Bridge Aerial Photos Over The Missouri River

Aerial photos of the Kit Bond Bridge over the Missouri River, from my flight for downtown Kansas City aerials on Monday, June 18, 2012.
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4840 Roanoke/”Plaza Vista” Construction Site Aerials

On Monday June 18th, the night I shot my downtown KC aerial photography in my previous post, I also requested of the helicopter pilot to circle us a couple of times around the former West Edge site, now to be called "Plaza Vista" I believe,…
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Downtown Kansas City Skyline Aerial Photo Set

“Float” Hammock Installation at KC Convention Center

Pictures from Wednesday night of the "Float" installation of hammocks by artist Jarrett Mellenbruch across from the Kauffman Center on the south lawn of the Kansas City Convention Center Ballroom. The hammocks are open to lie in 24/7 now through…
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Preliminary Photos for Kansas City Traffic Signal Project

On Sunday for a couple hours I gathered some intersection and traffic signal photos as preliminary work for scouting locations and finding types of compositions that a new client is looking for. They design self-optimizing traffic lights and…
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Views of Kansas City From 8th and Harrison

This is my second recent post playing around with the 71 Highway overpasses. Kansas City, Missouri. Most of these are with my long telephoto lens, and the last two with the wide angle and fisheye. …
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Ruins of Horace Mann Elementary School

Last week I took advantage of parts of the fencing around the burned out Horace Mann School at 39th & Euclid/Garfield having been removed, so I went trespassing for photos. It turned out I was the only one alive on-site at the time. It was closed…
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First Friday & Zombie Walk

I only took a few shots last Friday in the Crossroads Dist... and tagged along for a few blocks with the Zombie Walk For Hunger trying to get something good. Whatever, I took a hundred shots and thought most of them were lousy that night. So…
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Downtown Kansas City From The East

For this post I was looking for new spots to shoot from. I stopped along 10th Street at first and then made my way north a bit. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri...
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Kansas City’s 2012 Celebration At The Station

Sunday night Memorial Day Weekend symphony concert at Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri. This was the tenth annual, and my sixth consecutive year getting shots if I'm counting correctly. Three lenses used in this post, wide-angle, telephoto,…
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Kansas City – Saturday May 19, 2012

I spent an abnormal amount of time shooting this past Saturday, so I'm dumping 27 photos on to the blog all at once. In protest of Kansas Senate Bill 79 - the anti-Sharia law bill, a protest took place on the Plaza - Interior…
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Along Broadway – Downtown Kansas City

  A bunch of shots I took one evening last week along Broadway between 8th and 10th Streets, downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Downtown Kansas City Skyline Aerial Photo Set

On the Main St. MAX Bus

From the Plaza north to downtown to get my car, Saturday May 5.
Downtown Kansas City Skyline Aerial Photo Set

9th and Walnut – Downtown KCMO

Shots from last week near 9th and Walnut, downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
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Troost Festival 2012

Eighth annual Troost Festival, 31st and Troost, Kansas City MO, Saturday April 28.
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Tenth Street Between McGee & Oak – Downtown Kansas City

I remember this stretch along McGee near 10th - I worked in the UMB building on the corner one summer years ago, before the Sprint Center and the tear-down of the Shoppers Parkade garage. There used to be a deli we'd get food from. Now with…
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View of KCMO From Front Street & Olive in East Bottoms

I took these three shots the same night as the Bond Bridge photos from a couple days ago, near the Missouri River and Olive & Front St.
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Bradley Manning Rally on the Plaza Wednesday Evening

Bradley Manning Rally in Kansas City - this article can give you a background of this issue if you're unfamiliar with Bradley Manning, the Army Private in Baghdad who leaked classified files to Wikileaks. He then spent about two years in confinement…
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Around 9th and Baltimore

KCMO photos from around 9th and Baltimore, downtown. The Union Carbide Building: New York Life Insurance Building at right: Along 9th Street: The old Cosby Hotel building recently saved from demolition: Baltimore…
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The Bond Bridge Over the Missouri River

Photos of the Kit Bond Bridge at sunset on Sunday. I shot from a hill area accessible from Front St and Olive in the East Bottoms area.
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Underneath I-70 in the West Bottoms

Earlier this week I dropped off some old computer parts at the Surplus Exchange recycling place in the West Bottoms under I-70 - and a couple days later I went back for photos figuring something could be done as far as photos go. For these I…
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Kauffman Center From Inside My Car

It's been a few months since any new photos from the interior of my car and I hadn't tried any with the Kauffman Center yet...
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Pershing & Main – Kansas City

I don't know what else to call this post but one night I threw together a few new shots from in The Link above Main, then outside of Union Station with the Boat Anchor for the Titanic Exhibit - then one at the end of the Missouri Korean War…
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Downtown KC from 18th & Main

On top of the garage at 18th and Main, downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
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Views of Kansas City from 18th & Holmes

18th and Holmes is a fairly unassuming and non-descript intersection but after stopping and parking there I thought it worked out pretty well. Near the end I climbed to a second-floor exit to get some elevated shots. Three lenses used for this…
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4840 Roanoke Construction – Former West Edge Site

Photos of the just-started 4840 Roanoke building construction off the Plaza in Kansas City. This project replaces the West Edge building recently demolished before it reached completion.
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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…
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Views of downtown KC from a Crossroads District Parking Garage

Other shots from the top of that Crossroads parking garage I mentioned the other day - I did a few shots there two or three weeks back with the wide angle lens and this time went back to use the telephoto aimed at the Kauffman Center. These…
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Announcing KauffmanCenterPhotos.com

Because I get a noticeable enough amount of incoming search traffic for the Kauffman Center and photos of it, I decided it would be a good idea to make a new website dedicated to my shots I've compiled over the past three years of the building,…
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Trayvon Martin Rally in Kansas City on Monday

As many of you know there was a large rally on the Plaza in Kansas City on Monday afternoon - I stopped by and got a few shots of the large crowd.
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All Around the Outside of the Kauffman Center

Last week I grabbed some new Kauffman Center shots - some from standing in different locations on the site than I have before - and duplicating some past shots but under sunset lighting conditions also, such as the front facing fisheye shots…
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Crossroads District Residential Area At Dusk

Shots from just south of Southwest Boulevard and behind Union Station near the Freighthouse, Kansas City Missouri.
Downtown Kansas City Skyline Aerial Photo Set

Kansas City Protest of Syria’s Bashar Al-Assad – Sunday March 18

As conflict goes on between rebels and Syria's Bashar Al-Assad government, a protest took place again on the Plaza Sunday afternoon.
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House Under Demolition on Southwest Trafficway, KCMO

A large old house around 34th and Southwest Trafficway was just demolished this past week. These shots were taken on Tuesday on the grounds of the shuttered Norman School (one of the KCMO school district's closed schools). I drove by again on…
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Downtown Kansas City During the Big 12 Tournament

Last Saturday I went downtown to collect some potential stock images for future sale with downtown all busy, although I kind of failed at capturing anything related to the Big 12 tournament going on as everyone was inside the Sprint Center during…
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West Edge Demolition Progress on March 5, 2012

Updated progress shots of the demolition job of the West Edge project on the Plaza - Kansas City, Missouri. Monday March 5th.
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Graffiti Tagged Bus Stop at 48th & Roanoke

On Monday I went out for some progress shots on the West Edge project demolition - at the end I shot this pic of a graffiti tagged bus shelter at 48th and Roanoke, Kansas City, MO.
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Kansas City’s Protest Against Syria’s Assad Regime Sunday

Another protest this week on Sunday was held near Nichols Fountain on the Plaza against Syria's Bashar Al-Assad and his government. People from the mideast living in Kansas City have done a good job of holding solidarity protests alongside the…