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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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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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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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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.
Downtown Kansas City Skyline Aerial Photo Set
Downtown Kansas City Skyline Aerial Photo Set

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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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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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.
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9th and Walnut – Downtown KCMO

Shots from last week near 9th and Walnut, downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
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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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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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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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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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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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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…
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“Ferment” Tree Sculpture by Roxy Paine at the Nelson Atkins

Because I still get a fairly noticeable amount of traffic to this one post back in June of shots of the Ferment stainless steel tree sculpture by Roxy Paine on the grounds of the Nelson Atkins Museum, I decided to go back and get more and do…
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Drive To Downtown Chronicled From Inside My Car

A drive to downtown Kansas City, which included parking a few times to take pictures. Monday night, Sept 5 '11. After all this time I finally made a Facebook Fan Page for my pics CLICK HERE. Like I'm saying in my own FB newsfeed, click like…
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KCMO Sunday Sunset Skyline

Pics mostly pointed at the Kansas City Missouri skyline on Sunday night from the vantage point of near some steps at Liberty Memorial. The first two were taken with my Canon 24-105 L lens and the remaining with my 100-400 L, with my lucky 5D…
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Downtown Bright Lights & Attractions

More shots from a place I've stood before. At the end I scouted another skyline angle across the street I'm going to try sometime too. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, Thursday, 07/14/11
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The Kansas City Skyline Scene

I was asked by a local client to try and duplicate a previous photo I took last summer that at the time had more cranes in the foreground working on the Kauffman Center construction. Now there's a demand for shots with the cranes gone, although…
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‘Get Gaddafi Gone’ Continues in Kansas City

Because the world should know by now that Muammar Gaddafi is a deranged lunatic who happens to command the forces of an entire economically valuable country (Libya and oil supply fears), Libya has its fair share of upset citizenry owing to Gaddafi's…
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Sly James Advances to General Mayoral Election

Last night I attended the watch party for Sly James, one of the primary mayoral race contenders in Kansas City, Missouri. Incumbent mayor Mark Funkhouser was unseated as Sly James and Mike Burke were the top two finishers in the primary, advancing…
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Protest in Kansas City Against Muammar Gaddafi in Libya

Following up on the revolution in Egypt that resulted in a couple of photoblog postings on my part covering rallies here in Kansas City (One and Two), there is now a great deal of protesting and unrest in Muammar Gaddafi's Libya, enough to bring…
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Kauffman Center Exterior Up Close

From my visit to the Kauffman Center's construction site last Friday, here are a couple external up-close shots. From this angle the Grand Lobby is the prominent feature being seen of the new building.
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Kansas City Waterfire 2010

Saturday night was kind of a wash in a lot of ways. I came away satisfied with two or three pics, though the Waterfire event didn't live up to expectations this year. First, three shots from the evening I kind of liked. Alright…
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Inside a downtown skywalk

During the Fiesta Hispana I had the idea to go hop into the skywalk connecting the Marriott and Muehlebach Hotels at 12th and Wyandotte and see if anything interesting was to be had from up there. I tend to gravitate towards these kind of…
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Scene from Fiesta Hispana

This past weekend was the Fiesta Hispana at Barney Allis Plaza in downtown KCMO. Honestly I did not get any actual good photos of anything pertaining to the festival itself, although I did nab a couple of general, urban scene type of shots,…
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Photowalk at the Union Station Pedestrian Bridge

Back on July 24th was the Worldwide Photowalk Day - there were two in Kansas City, one in the morning and one in the evening  starting in the Crossroads area. I took this one around the beginning of the evening, looking westward with some…
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Kauffman Center near the Ballroom

Tuesday evening was a good night to get out and get some dusk pics. I had been meaning to try this angle for myself for a while after noticing some other photos taken around the south entrance to the Ballroom at the convention center. The…
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The Monahan Brothers

I went and photographed a gathering at Mill Creek Park on the Plaza on Monday, this one concerning last January's Supreme Court decision  Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission in that, in what I imagine must have to be a pile of legalese…
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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…
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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…
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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.
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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…