The following is a compilation of various (unedited) digital photos I've taken for events, for publication or just for fun. Why not take a few minutes out of your busy schedule to have a little fun too. Make it a great day! Rise up and shine on ...

 

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Digital  Photography

Fundraisers
Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

Breast cancer survivors inspiring others with the spirit of hope

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

Running for hope in loving memory

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

Taking a pause to smile for the cause

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

A gathering of inspiration

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

First responders come out and represent with color

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure

The coveted survivors finish line

Susan G. Komen- Race for the Cure
 

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St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser

High school students participated in a head-shaving fundraiser to benefit children’s cancer research

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser

Katie Best not only raised over $300 in donations for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. Today is the day she gives up her hair to honor kids fighting cancer.

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser

The clippers were humming. Going, going, gone ...

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser

Smiles can speak louder than words

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser
 

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Events & Happenings
Missouri State Hog Rally

Missouri State Hog Rally

HOG Rally- St. Charles

Missouri State Hog Rally

Missouri State Hog Rally

Attendees come rolling in from across the country

Missouri State Hog Rally

Missouri State Hog Rally

Great day to ride!

Even parrots enjoy a ride

Missouri State Hog Rally

Missouri State Hog Rally

A mile of chrome

Missouri State Hog Rally

Missouri State Hog Rally

Custom is king

Missouri State Hog Rally

Missouri State Hog Rally

The final ride- a Harley Hearst

Missouri State Hog Rally - St. Charles
 

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Annual Pirate Day

Annual Pirate Day

Dressed to kill

Annual Pirate Day

Annual Pirate Day

Ahoy there matey

Annual Pirate Day

Annual Pirate Day

Preparing to set sail

Annual Pirate Day

Annual Pirate Day

Beware of pirates

Annual Pirate Day

Annual Pirate Day

Heading for high water

Annual Pirate Day

Annual Pirate Day

Let the games begin

Annual Pirate Day

Annual Pirate Day

The eerie approach

Annual Pirate Day

Annual Pirate Day

Danger up ahead

Annual Pirate Day
 

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The Great Outdoors
The Mystique of Daybreak

The Mystique of Daybreak

Creve Coeur Mill Road

The Mystique of Daybreak

The Mystique of Daybreak

Creve Coeur park

The Mystique of Daybreak

The Mystique of Daybreak

Creve Coeur lake

The Mystique of Daybreak

The Mystique of Daybreak

Rowers getting an early morning start

The Mystique of Daybreak

The Mystique of Daybreak

Wings of Creve Coeur

The Mystique of Daybreak

The Mystique of Daybreak

Early bird

The Mystique of Daybreak

The Mystique of Daybreak

In search of breakfast

The Mystique of Daybreak
 

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St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

An Okapi- What a strange looking, yet delightful creature!

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Sharing with friends

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Got milk!?

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Cat nap tree style

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Blending in

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Just hanging out

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Chillaxing

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

You looking at me?

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

I'm a donkey. No, I'm a zebra. Maybe I'm having an identity crisis

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Clearly a zebra

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Fine, then I'm leaving

Get your Wild on at the STL Zoo

Get your Wild on at the STL Zoo

Mamma giraffe

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Mamma, baby and a misplaced ostrich.

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Funny, you don't look like my brother

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

How you doin'

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

I know I put it here yesterday

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo

Resident freeloader at the zoo

Get your Wild on ... 
 

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Celebrations
Earth Day at Forest Park

Earth Day at Forest Park

A beautiful day for outdoor festivities

Earth Day at Forest Park

Earth Day at Forest Park

Great turn out

Earth Day at Forest Park

Earth Day at Forest Park

Interesting handcrafted wares

Earth Day at Forest Park

Earth Day at Forest Park

Relaxing with Mother Nature

Earth Day at Forest Park

Earth Day at Forest Park

Mother Nature's husband

Earth Day at Forest Park
 

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Strongman Competition

Strongman Competition

I got this!

Strongman Competition

Strongman Competition

Well, maybe not ...

Strongman Competition

Strongman Competition

Tractor pull

Strongman Competition

Strongman Competition

Tire flip

Strongman Competition

Strongman Competition

Maaaan, this is heavy! Gotta a knee-up

Strongman Competition

Strongman Competition

Keg run

Strongman Competition
 

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Cardinals New Stadium

Cardinals New Stadium

Cardinals New Stadium

Cardinals New Stadium

Fans enjoying the new gig

Cardinals

Cardinals

Let the games begin

Cardinals

Cardinals

Let's play ball

Cardinals

Cardinals

Homerun or not, it's all in good fun

Rams

Rams

Let the games begin ...

Rams

Rams

Ready, set, hut ...

Rams

Rams

A moment of silence waiting for the call

Rams

Rams

Let the cheering begin

WWE Raw Live

WWE Raw Live

John Cena has entered the building

WWE Raw Live

WWE Raw Live

Waiting for a tag in

WWE Raw Live

WWE Raw Live

Hey, I'm over here

WWE Raw Live

WWE Raw Live

Let's do this!

WWE Raw Live

WWE Raw Live

Ouch!

WWE Raw Live

WWE Raw Live

And, the winners are ...

Cardinals, Rams & WWE
 

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Women's Conference

Women's Conference

Pastor Nicole Crank hosted the two-day event at Faith Church- St. Louis.

Women's Conference

Women's Conference

From skits to speakers the event was filled with inspiration for women.

Women's Conference

Women's Conference

Everyone was a princess of honor for the day.

Women's Conference

Women's Conference

Encouraging and empowering women to stand tall

Women's Conference

Women's Conference

The event theme was about finding your glass slipper in life and wearing it with honor.

Women's Conference

Women's Conference

Every Cinderella story has a happy ending

Women's Conference
 

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