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Some Love from CNN

Posted: January 14th, 2010 | Author: admin | Filed under: Photography |

This past Sunday I set out on a journey to capture at least one Missouri frozen over solid. I had stories of the Mississippi freezing over a few times in the early 1900′s was hoping to capture the it frozen over solid since we had a low of 0° F the night before. The scene was very cold, foggy, and quiet since it was still around 5° F that morning.

To my disappointment it was not frozen over, at least not where I was, downtown near the Poplar Street Bridge. The only river that appeared to be frozen over solid was the Meremac in Fenton, MO. I still got a few cool shots of and got some love from CNN as an iReporter. The Mississippi post I made got 178,000 views in one day! I’ll take that free press any day of the week.

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CNN Story
http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-380694

Here are the shots CNN posted + a few other Mississippi shots I like.

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Meremac River Frozen Over

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CNN Story
http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-380693

Missouri River

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CNN Story
http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-380692

If you are a photog you should sign up as an iReporter for CNN. It’s a great way to get your pics out worldwide!


Frozen In Saint Charles

Posted: January 9th, 2010 | Author: admin | Filed under: Photography |

Thursday, January 7th, 2010 – 1:00PM – 12° F – 30 MPH wind. I had been inside well over 24 hours and couldn’t take it anymore. I grabbed my camera, layered up, and headed down to Main Street in Saint Charles. This place was a ghost town at 1:00pm in the afternoon. That’s how cold it was outside! I was hoping the Missouri River was gong to be frozen solid………maybe by Saturday. Here are a few photos I snapped.

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Shooting Christmas Lights……And A Car!

Posted: January 4th, 2010 | Author: admin | Filed under: Photography, Uncategorized |

This is my first real attempt at shooting Christmas lights. I shot this particular set for one of our clients The Saint Louis Science Center. We are currently in the middle of a grassroots campaign for the new exhibit “Dinosaurs Unearthed”. Jellystone National Park in Eureka, MO has recently become one of our promotional partners, and having just wrapped up their annual “Santa’s Magical Kingdom” light display, we took the chance to head out there on the last day to grab some cool shots with the Dinosaurs Unearthed Street Team vehicle. Traffic in the park was light giving us some freedom to set up a few cool shots. A car or two made it into the shots adding movement and giving you the idea that the park was indeed open and consumers were seeing the vehicle in action. St. Louis Mini provided a 2009 Mini Cooper Clubman S for the team to drive during the campaign and they, we, I love it! The vehicle was done by Adgraphix and really makes it pop. Check out the pics…..

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