John Lewis, 1940-2020

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John Lewis, 1940-2020Inspiration

by Kevin Ames on July 19, 2020 with Comments Off on John Lewis, 1940-2020 comments

Congressman John Lewis who died on Friday, July 17, 2020, at age 80 is what human beings aspire to be. He focused his life on ending racism and pursued it with purpose and humility. Dedication of Al-Farooq Mosque I had …

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Arch Portraits

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Arch PortraitsInspiration, Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on August 3, 2014 with Comments Off on Arch Portraits comments

My last post showed views inside and from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis made with a fisheye lens. This one is all portraits of the soaring stainless steel structure itself. This view is from ground level just in front …

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Inside the Gateway Arch

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Inside the Gateway ArchInspiration, Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on May 21, 2014 with Comments Off on Inside the Gateway Arch comments

Thursday, the day before the show at Creve Coeur Camera in St. Louis, Ryan Brown, Missouri’s professional photographer of the year for 2013, and I visited the Gateway Arch. As a personal challenge, I took only one lens, Sigma’s 15mm …

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Amy Patterson’s Entire Shoot

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Amy Patterson’s Entire ShootInspiration

by Kevin Ames on September 1, 2013 with Comments Off on Amy Patterson’s Entire Shoot comments

A week or so ago, makeup artist Kristen White, model Amy Patterson got together to make some fun portraits. I’ve said all along that playing with my craft is one of the creative keys to the kingdom. This one started …

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The World Changed Three Years Ago Today

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by Kevin Ames on April 3, 2013 with Comments Off on The World Changed Three Years Ago Today comments

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” This 1997 Apple “Think Different” campaign  lays out the company’s own kind of “crazy.” Three years ago they changed the world. Three …

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New Year 2012 Afternoon

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New Year 2012 AfternoonInspiration

by Kevin Ames on January 1, 2012 with Comments Off on New Year 2012 Afternoon comments

I made this photograph of  a golden. high-heeled boot hanging from a powerline near Atlanta’s Piedmont Park. Last night’s party celebrating the advent of twenty-twelve must have been quite an affair. Stories are being told this afternoon. Happy new year everyone.

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Happy Anniversary Neil, Buzz and Mike!

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Happy Anniversary Neil, Buzz and Mike!Gear, Inspiration

by Kevin Ames on July 20, 2011 with Comments Off on Happy Anniversary Neil, Buzz and Mike! comments

It was 42 years ago today that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed their Lunar Excursion Module “Eagle” on the Sea of Tranquility on the moon. Michael Collins remained on board the Apollo capsule “Columbia” while Neil and Buzz walked …

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