The fountain at Union Station

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    Kansas City has a wonderfully restored train station, known as Union Station, and the fountain out front is equally impressive. It was created by the H&R Block Foundation as a gift to the city, which is actually known as “The City of Fountains”. As you can tell, it was later in the evening when I was there and I was happy to find it still operating. The nice part about being somewhere late is that you don’t have a lot of folks in the shots. I had spent the earlier part of the evening at the WWI Memorial atop a hill that faces Union Station, taking all sorts of shots, many of which included this fountain, though from a pretty good distance. The route back to my hotel went past this, and I figured why not grab a few close-ups?

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    1. JoeMorrisAL 44 months ago | reply

      Killer reflections. Nice shot Jim! Faved!

    2. atmtx 44 months ago | reply

      Its great to have these grand railway stations. The Austin stations is pathetic.

      Fantastic light and great reflections.

    3. Theaterwiz 44 months ago | reply

      The master of the water shots strikes again!

    4. ChrisFinneganPhotography.com 44 months ago | reply

      Stunning Jim!!!! Well done!

    5. gatorinsc 44 months ago | reply

      Nice shot, Jim. You did great with the lighting.

    6. David Shield Photography 44 months ago | reply

      Excellent exposure and clarity! You nailed this one!!

    7. Denzil Burriss 44 months ago | reply

      Nice work Jim. Great job getting the exposure. It is tough to get anything but reflection or black in the fountain.

    8. Pachelbel Canon 44 months ago | reply

      Spectacular, and excellent work with the lighting

    9. CallMeJackie 44 months ago | reply

      perfect composition, reflections and light. makes me want to throw a rock in the pond :)

    10. Peter Talke Photography 44 months ago | reply

      Jim, so beautiful!! Great great shot!!

    11. Jerry Spain 44 months ago | reply

      Very nice reflection Jim.

    12. Dan Chui (on/off!) 44 months ago | reply

      Cool reflections~ great capture!

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    13. Kit Downey 44 months ago | reply

      Sweet night time shot Jim - love those reflections.

    14. David Gn Photography 44 months ago | reply

      Wow! Gorgeous reflection! Spectacular night shot!

    15. –tradewinds•> 44 months ago | reply

      the light and reflection are stunning!

    16. Kay Gaensler 44 months ago | reply

      Awesome shot, Jim! I love the light and the silky fountains!

    17. Matt 881back soon pc probs [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

      superb use of the shutter speed great image Jim

    18. Khweled27 'Panda' 44 months ago | reply

      I like the reflections of the building behind the fountain.

      That + the fountain just made this image soo beautiful :)

      Great shot.

    19. Loco Steve 29 months ago | reply

      Hi Jim very cool night Shot well done..
      I have a new series of groups along the Southwest Chief Route you are very welcome to add this to the above group if you wish ..Hope you are having fun With Thanks Steve..

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