St. Louis Graffiti Wall

It’s been a while since I’ve ventured around St. Louis! Thankfully that was remedied last weekend when a couple of adventurous buddies and I visited a graffiti wall down by the Gateway Arch. Plenty of talented graffiti artists have made their mark (and unfortunately plenty of non-talents have too) on the mile-long flood wall by the riverfront. In fact, it’s the only legal place to graffiti in St. Louis! We didn’t walk the entire mile (2 miles?), but even then, I scored plenty of colorful photos. Anyone who likes art would appreciate this place:

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Signs of Spring

I think I am enamored by spring in the Midwest. While every one moans and groans about how much our school spends on landscaping each year, there’s no denying that they do a spankin’ job of beautifying campus. Since the flowers have bloomed and the tulips have been planted, I thought it would be a great time to break out my gigantic macro lens! I got it a while ago, but really haven’t used it as much as I thought I would. Here are some results of my attempts:

Bunch of Pink Flowers Macro Nature Photography

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Spring Fever

Several weeks ago, the cherry blossoms were in full bloom at my school. That only meant one thing: photo shoot time! My roommate Seiko and I enjoy “seasonal” roommate shoots (except we’ve only had one in the fall), but the beautiful, pink cherry blossoms were the perfect spring photo shoot backdrop. Below, I shared a few of my favorite shots!

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Perfect Photo-Op: Colorful Murals in the LA Arts District

Blogging has been a really cool way for me to read people’s stories from all over the world, connect & exchange ideas with other bloggers, and learn a variety of useful tips. One of these tips was to visit the LA Arts District when in LA. Based on this neighborhood guide,

“Laden with street art, brick walls, bridges and mostly empty streets, the landscape of the neighborhood makes for the perfect photo shoot. Wander for ten minutes in any given direction and you’re bound to end up photo bombing someone’s ad campaign or Instagram.”

So of course I wanted to go take a look! Here’s what I saw:

LA California Arts District Graffiti Mural

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