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Blue Evening At The Keeper Of The Plains

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Blackbear Bosin’s The Keeper of the Plains, located at the confluence of the Big & Little Arkansas rivers in the heart of my home town, Wichita, Ks.   The sky looked interesting this particular evening so I drove down to the Keeper and loitered about.   After getting soaked by a brief rain shower, things started to improve.   I have some images with more dramatic clouds, but I really liked the deep blue evening sky color in this one, contrasted with the artificially lit sculpture.   There are a lot of power lines in the area, along with a couple of tall suspension bridge towers (interesting subject for photos as well) so it is sometimes a challenge to frame the sculpture to exclude all those things.

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3 responses

  1. This is a beautiful sculpture and I remember you featured some shots of it a while back. You were blessed with great light and the spot light on the statue is perfect.

    September 23, 2013 at 6:16 pm

  2. Of course, shots like this wouldn’t be possible without the genius of Blackbear Bosin. The Keeper is 44 feet tall, and standing atop a tall rock base, so it is virtually impossible to photograph where our rivers meet without having the sculpture in there.

    September 23, 2013 at 7:59 pm

  3. John Ford

    Little brother, This one gives me chills. I REALLY like it.

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    September 23, 2013 at 8:11 pm

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