We were invited by friends to a special event at the American Restaurant in Crown Center, in Kansas City, Missouri. It is one of Kansas City’s finest restaurants.
Alas, not expecting any need or desire for a camera, it didn’t occur to me to drag along my Nikon. And I could barely squeeze a lipstick and iPhone in my fancy (meaning tiny) evening bag. I was facing the center of the restaurant. Terry was beside me and had been talking with our host. He suddenly pulled out his iPhone and took a photograph of the western sky. If Terry noticed the view, I knew I needed to turn around to see what he discovered. The sun had just set and there was still some light in the sky. But the buildings were ablaze with color. I dug out my own iPhone and took a series of photographs. Here they are.
This is the sky looking North West from Crown Center toward the Kauffman Performing Arts Center. Directly below us there was a nearly deserted street fair with a sky-walk that weaves through the center of the image.
With my iPhone camera already at work, I turned back to the center of the restaurant and refocused my attention on the pattern of lights in the ceiling.
Finally, I became that another window reflected the lights of the American Restaurant. When nearly all the residual light was gone, I took a final series of photographs.
Funny that a lot of wonderful shots are just waiting to be noticed.