It was a very foggy Sunday morning and my friend Ann asked if I wanted to go shoot along the waterfront in St. Louis. Of course I did so we met up at the flood wall. As we walked along the river in front of the Arch we looked up the steps to see what the scene looked like. The fog was so thick we couldn’t see the top of the Arch but there were people running along the top of the stairs. The fog blanked out the background and I was able to get this shot of the lone runner. Since it was so foggy it made the shot practically black and white anyway so the conversion was easy.
The Mississippi River was near its crest at St. Louis and it’s that time of year when the sun sets through the Arch. With the water as high as it is I was able to get this shot of the Arch just after the sun went down. What is unusual is that I was able to get a full reflection because the water is so high. Normally you can only get a little bit of it.
It is that time of year in the St. Louis area where the sun sets through the Arch. A few photographer friends and I went down to the Malcom Martin Memorial Park in East St. Louis to get some shots. Was really hoping to have some clouds and a nice pink sky but it cleared up. Regardless it is really nice to see the sun set through it. There is no other skyline like St. Louis has with the Arch.
Playing around with zooming and long exposure.