Sony 85mm F1.8 Lens Tested in Low Light

I filmed this entire night with the Sony 85mm 1.8 lens with the aperture fully opened at 1.8 and the results were amazing. The location was Historic Main Street in St. Charles, MO during Christmas. The camera I used was the A7SII set at 30fps with the shutter speed set at 1/60th of a second. …

Drone Flying Inches from People at City Foundry, St. Louis

A drone was flying a bit too close during the Saint Louis Exotic Car Show at the City Foundry Market in Saint Louis on Saturday September 18, 2021. We were all thrilled while seeing the low flying drone but after the thrill was gone, we thought about the dangers of this and what could have …

Fundraising with Style at Neiman Marcus St. Louis in Plaza Frontenac

Fundraising and high-fashion go together like milk and honey when referring to fundraisers held at St. Louis’ Neiman Marcus store in Plaza Frontenac. It was 2019 when I first worked a fundraiser at Neiman Marcus and was stunned by how beautiful everything was…including the people. I got to see some of the biggest names in …

The Oliver STL Apartments, Olivette, MO Fall 2022

THE OLIVER STL Apartments are coming along where the former Olivette Fire Department once stood at 9473 Olive Blvd. There is approximately 3,500 square feet of retail space planned for the southwest corner of the mixed-use development. In November of 2020 a banner with the name ‘THE OLIVER” along with Ridghouse Capital and Mission Constructors …

Olivette Townhouses by Douglas Properties

Douglas Properties, a luxury home building company, submitted plans to Olivette’s Planning Community Design Commission to build 35 townhouses on Dielman Rd. just one block from Olive Blvd in Olivette, MO. Douglas Properties listed the price ($599,000 – $649,000) and all the details for the town homes at Coldwell Banker Homes. Construction is anticipated to …

Holiday Traditions Window Walk, Central West End, St. Louis

Highlights of the “Holiday Traditions” Christmas Window Walk event was filmed on 12.18.2021 in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, MO. The Annual Window Walk runs every Saturday during December that features decorated stores, boutiques and restaurants in the Maryland Plaza shopping center. Visitors will see elaborate ice carvings, Santa Claus, carriage rides, …

Saint Charles Christmas Traditions on Main Street: A CHRISTMAS CAROL STROLL

Saint Charles Christmas Traditions on Main Street attracts thousands of people each year who look forward to eating and gathering gifts for the holidays. This year’s theme is A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens with Main Street transformed into a 1840s London movie. The video gives people an idea of what’s going on but doesn’t …

AC Hotel St. Louis Central West End Opens

The new AC Hotel in St. Louis’ Central West End neighborhood opened Thursday, December 16, 2021 in Saint Louis Missouri. The entire design is bright and sterile with seven stories, 192 rooms, imitation wooden floors and the bare necessities for amenities. There is no free breakfast which starts at 16 dollars, and off-site parking will …