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Mizzou Homecoming Parade

Last Saturday, I was doing some architectural photography for Simon Oswald Architecture in downtown Columbia, Missouri. I was using my drone to photograph one of their new buildings on Walnut St. During the photo session, I decided to fly a few blocks down and take...

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Line Dance

Kaci Smart of Columbia College recently hired me for an event photography assignment at the college's Fall Formal. Kaci will often hire me for events because of my expertise with low-light photography. This event was such an occasion. The formal took place in a dimly...

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Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore

I had the opportunity to do event photography for the promotors of the 2019 Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival in Columbia, Missouri this past weekend. The festival is held annually in late September at Stephens Lake Park. This year, two of my favorite performers was asked...

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Francis Scott Key

I was thrilled when Karen Chandler of Columbia Parks & Recreation hired me to photograph the 42nd Annual Heritage Festival and Craft Show. The festival is held at Nifong Park in Columbia, Missouri. The show features reenactors and historical exhibits as well as...

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SiteScapes Steel Furniture

This past September, I completed a commercial photography assignment for SiteScapes out of Lincoln, Nebraska. SiteScapes designs and manufactures outdoor steel furniture. They recently installed their products at the new Captial City High School in Jefferson City,...

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Blue Shuttlecock

I did some light painting photography in Kansas City, Missouri at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art a few years ago. The subject was one of the Shuttlecocks by Claes Oldenburg & Coosje van Bruggen. There was some controversy about the outdoor sculptures when the...

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Electric Fan Barn Quilt

Here’s an example of my fine art photography work I shot this past spring. It’s a photograph of the Electric Fan barn quilt on Highway 240 in Howard County, Missouri near Fayette. Barn owner Martha Holman selected the Electric Fan motif because it resembled one her...

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