Tanner Ott of Alley A Realty has hired me to photograph various properties and locations they own and manage. One of their unique sites is Alley A in downtown Columbia, Missouri. Alley A is a different kind of retail space for merchants. Instead of facing a traffic thoroughfare where storefronts are visible to passing cars, Alley A is only accessible via pedestrian traffic. It offers a distinctive experience for the patrons of the business located there. Here’s a picture I took for Tanner that appeared on the cover of Inside Columbia Magazine few years ago. This past spring, I received a call from Columbia College, and they wanted to use the same image for their Welcome to Columbia publication. The college provides this publication as a local guidebook for incoming students. My photo of Alley A has been one of my most popular and iconic images. I have gotten a lot of mileage from this single photo.