Pic & Play

Tonight is the kickoff to the 42nd year of the Great Forest Park Balloon Race in Forest Park. The event always kicks off on Friday night with the Balloon Glow from 7pm to 9 with fireworks at 9:15. Today's photo is from the Balloon Glow 3 years ago. Get the details at www...
Today we head back to the World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park, Mo. near Lone Elk Park. This is the Crested Eagle, this one in particular is named Chrys and he seems to be having a bad hair day, either that or he was just not at all amused with me taking his photo. He has that "...
This past Sunday was a beautiful day so my wife and I decided to spend it at the World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park. The WBS was founded in 1977, they have over 200 animals in their care at the Sanctuary. It's open to the public and free but donations are appreciated and needed...
Blues legend B.B. King turns 89 years old today. Most of us remember the now famous performance at the Peabody Opera House where B.B. struggled to get through his performance. Many thought that might be his last show but the blues legend kept on going. Although the show was not...
Sometimes opportunities for a cool photograph present themselves at the oddest times. Thank goodness for the cameras in our phones or we would miss physchedelic moments like this one in the car wash. Everyone loves the tri color foam! Song: Car Wash by Rose Royce
The Black Madonna Shrine and Grotto is one of the oddest spots I have found in the St. Louis area. It is located just outside of Eureka back in the woods. The place is surrounded by huge rock mosiacs and colorful stones and statues. The origins of the Black Madonna Shrine and...
One of my favorite indoor/outdoor destinations in St. Louis is the City Museum. The City Museum is from the creative mind of the late Bob Cassilly. Whenever I go to the City Museum it's like I become a kid again. One of the main features in the museum is this awesome slide! Song...
Photographing lights at night is one of my favorite things to photograph. Timed exposures can yeild such cool results. Nothing says summer quite like a carnival and I wanted to capture a ferris wheel in motion. This photo was taken at Creve Coeur Days carnival off Ballas Rd...
The black Jaguar (Tezon) at the St. Louis Zoo is one tough looking kitty cat! It seem that the panther rarely comes out but I have had some luck lately and have managed to get some nice photos, although the kitty seems a bit crabby! Song: Stray Cat Strut by Stray Cats