Hours of Idleness-A Photographer's Journey in St. Louis

LouFest 2017

Posted in Adventure, art, beer, family, Interlude, Jason Gray, links, nikon, Park, perception, photography, prime lens, prime lenses, St. Louis by Jason Gray on September 11, 2017

Don’t go into the light, Carol Anne.

LouFest is an annual music festival held in St. Louis’ Forest Park that combines national headlining music acts with local upstarts on three stages with a veritable village in between of art tents, food and drink vendors, retail, carnival activities, a kids area and more.



LOSP in Translation

Lake of the Ozarks State Park (LOSP) is Missouri’s largest state park. With nearly 18,000 acres to explore, the Park is over twice the size of the State’s second biggest park, which makes it sometimes feel more like a National Park than a state one. After all, LOSP even has its own airport; how many state parks out there can claim that?


Interlude: Hawn State Park

Posted in art, family, Hike, Jason Gray, photography by Jason Gray on March 13, 2016

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Hawn State Park, near St. Genevieve, Missouri, is a 5,000 acre park consisting of three Natural Areas, each with unique topographical and environmental features. It is about a 1.5 hour drive south from St. Louis.

The “Interludes” are a new thing here, so I’ll just quickly explain what I intend with them. They are the posts in-between the posts that this site focuses on, and provide me with an opportunity to share things that I find interesting. Interludes are not archived like the core posts.