Stuart Schaefer Photography

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  • Clouds Over Sabino Canyon

    It was an interesting cloud formation as we hiked during an early evening on the grounds of Sabino Canyon in Tucson, Arizona this past spring.

  • Monarch Just Hanging On

    This Monarch Butterfly was just doing its thing as I photographed it at the Panhandle Butterfly House located in Navarre, Florida.

  • Clouds At The Canyon

    Even though it was a cloudy overcast day it still made it an interesting shot of clouds over the canyon. This shot was done while hiking along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona this past spring. Captured this view using the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 16-35mm F4.0 ZA len handheld. Post processing this single image was done with Lightroom Classic CC along with Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar 2018.

  • Sunset At Saguaro National Park

    While spending time in the Tucson, Arizona area back in the spring we spend many evenings at Saguaro National Park capturing the setting sun.

  • Zion Hiking

    While hiking back in the spring in Zion you see beautiful sights like this one. Captured this view using the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 16-35mm F4.0 ZA Lense handheld. Post procesing with Lightroom Classic CC and Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 also Luminar 2018. This was a single image.

  • Butterflies On The Flowers

    Captured these butterflies as they were enjoning the day checking out the flowers at the Panhandle Butterfly House in Navarre, Florida. Photographed with the Sony A7M3 using the Sony FE f2.8 Macro lens. Post processing with Lightroom Classic CC along with Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar 2018. This was single image exposure.

  • Rural America Town

    Recently traveling along the backroads of Missouri we came across this little town called Blackwater. In 2010 the population was only 162. The post office in this small town has been in operation since 1873. Captured this shot using the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens. Post processing with Lightroom Classic CC along with Aurora HRD 2019 and Luminar 2018. This was a three image exposure.

  • City Market

    City Market is located in Kansas City Missouri has been one of the largest and most enduring public farmers’ markets in the Midwest. Photographed with the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM Lens. Post processing with Lightroom Classic CC along with Skylum Aurora HRD 2018 and luminar 2018.

  • Backroad Travels

    Traveling the backroads is a fun experience and it something I love to do. Captured this lonely backroad just outside of Weston, Missouri with the Sony A7M3 using the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM Lens handheld. Post processing with Lightroom Classic CC along with Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar 2018.

  • The Golden Hour

    Pensacola Beach Florida get some of the most beautiful golden hours. Last night was one of those nights as I captured this shot handheld using the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 ZA lens. Post procesting with Lightroom CC along with Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar.

  • Black-Eye Susan Up-close

    Getting up-close with the Black-Eye Susan at Navarre Park located in Navarre, Florida. Used the Sony A7M# with the Sony FE 90mm F2.8 OSS Lens handheld. Shot at 1/200 sec at f/2.8, ISO 100. Post processing a single image with Lightroom Classic CC along with Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar 2018.

  • Flowers In The Field

    These sunflowers are located on the grounds of Shawnee Mission Park in Kansas. Captured this shot using the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 16-35mm F4.0 ZA OSS Lens.Shot at 1/1250 sec at f/4.0 ISO 100 handhels. Post processing with Aurora HRD 2019 and Luminar 2018.

  • The Railroad Crossing

    Been traveling the backroads while in the Kansas City area and photographed this lonely railroad crossing in the town of Arrow Rock, Missouri. To Capture this shot I was using the Sony A7M3 with the Sonh FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens. It was a handheld 3 exposure shot 1/100 sec at f/16, ISO 100. Post processing with Lightroom Classic along with Skylum Aurora 2019 and Luminar 2018.

  • The Grain Storage

    As I travel the baclroads I found this old grain storage that is located just outside of Weston, Missouri. Captured this shot using the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM Lens. Post processing with Lightroom Classic CC along Sky Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar 2018

  • City Market

    The City Market is located just outside of downtown Kansas City in fact you can see the city skyline from the market. Here I used the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens to capture this view. Setting were 1/100 sec at f/8.0, ISO 100 handheld. Post processing with Lightroom Classic CC along with Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar 2018. This was a single image exposure.

  • The Skyline Of KC

    Captured this skyline view of downtoan Kansas City, MO. from the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial that overlooks the city. The building center front is the Union Station. Photographed with the Sony A7M3 using the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 handheld 1/120 sec at f/8.0, ISO 100. This was a single image shot with post processing done in Lightroom Classic CC along with Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar 2018.

  • Window Reflection

    It's fun to capture window reflection like I was able to do here with one of the businesses along Main Street in Weston, Missouri. Used the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 ZA Lens. Setting were 1/40 sec at f/8.0, ISO 100 handheld. Post processing with Lightroom Classic CC along with Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar 2018. Used one of the presets and then did a little tweaking to pull out the window reflections.

  • The Pumpkin Cark

    Traveling the backroads near Weston, Missouri just had to stop and photograph this pupkin cart. With this shot I used the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM Lens. Setting were 1/50 sec at f/8.0, ISO 100 handheld. Post processing with Lightroom Classic CC and Skylum Luminar 2018.

  • The Old Gas Station

    This old gas station is located in the town of Weston, Missouri on Main Street. Here I was using the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM Lens shot at 1/125 sec at f/8.0, ISO 100 handheld. Post processing with Lightroom Classic CC along with Skylum Aurora 2019 and Luminar 2018.

  • The White Barn

    It's always fun traveling the backroads as we did when we headed to Weston, Missouri. You always find interesting subjects to photograph like this white barn.

  • One Way

    It was a cloudy overcast early evening as I photographed this lonely one way street at Pensacola Beach, Florida.

  • Golden Hour In The Clouds

    It was Golden Hour a few days ago when I captured this shot along Pensacola Beach Florida.

  • Sunburst Sunset At The Beach

    It was a sunburst sunset this Sunday evening along Pensacola Beach Florida as I captured the setting sun.

  • Grand Canyon Sunset

    During our visit to the Grand Canyon in late April 2018 we spend a number of evenings photographing the sunset along the South Rim.

  • Wings Of The Butterfly

    Close of the wings of an American Lady Butterfly photographed with the Sony A7RM2 using the Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Micro G Lens. Photographed at 1/1600 sec at f/2.8 ISO 50. Post processing done with Lightroom CC Classic and Skylum Luminar 2018.

  • Sabino Canyon Sunset

    During a 10 day visit to Tucson, Arizona in May 2018 we spend many evenings photographing the wonderful sunsets in the area. This one was done on the grounds of Sabino Canyon National Park.

  • Navajo Point, William, United Stats

    There are times when I just pull out my iPhone 7 Plus to capture the shot. This is a panorama at Navajo Point along the Grand Canyon was done with the iPhone 7 Plus with post processing done with Capture One Pro 11 along with Skylum Luminar 2018. Cheers! Visit our Travel Blog: www.thetravelingseniors.com Join our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/StuartOnline1

  • The Monarch Hanging

    This colorful Monarch Butterfly was hanging around the Panhandle Butterfly House located in Navarre, Florida. Captured this image using the Sony A9 with the Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens. Setting were 1/200 sec at f/2.8 , ISO 100. Post processing done with Capture One Pro 11 and Skylum Luminar 2018.

  • The White Peacock & Monarch #butterflies enjoying themselves during the morning at the Panhandle Butterfly House located in Navarre, Florida. Visit our Travel Blog: www.thetravelingseniors.com Join our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/StuartOnline1

  • Just Hanging

    Monarch Butterfly enjoying the morning at the Panhandle Butterfly House located in Navarre, Florida. Captured this image using the Sony A9 with Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS Lens.

  • Mt Lemmon Hwy

    Mt Lemmon Hwy as leads up to the top of Mount Lemmon which is just outside of Tucson, Arizona. You start off at about 2,557 ft surrounded by saguaro cactus and mesquite trees and climb as high as 8,198 ft to pine tree vegetation and cool air. It a little over 23 mile drive up the mountain with a number of lookout points like this one where you can stop and photograph or just enjoy the wonderful view. Visit our Travel Blog: www.thetravelingseniors.com Join our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/StuartOnline1

  • Navajo Point

    One of the interesting spots to photograh at the Grand Canyon is Navajo Point. This is a 7 image panorama captured with the Sony A7III using the Sony FE 24-240mm F3.5-6.3 OSS Lens.

  • Grand Canyon View

    Grand Canyon view from the South Rim during a trip there in April 2018.

  • Grand Canyon View S. Rim

    While at the Grand Canyon back in April of this year I was amazed of all the fantastic views and photo opportunities you have. This photo was taken along the South Rim.

  • Night On The Alamo Plaza

    During our stay in San Antonio we spent a number of nights walking along the Alamo Plaza enjoying the sites. With this shot I was using the the Sony A7III with the Sony FE 16-35mm F4 OSS Lens.

  • Getting Up Close

    Up close view of the Monarch Butterfly photographed at the Panhandle Butterfly House located in Navarre, Florida.

  • Riverwalk San Antonio Nightlights

    While in San Antonio, Texas during the month of May, I spent time at the Riverwalk photographing at night to capture the lights.

  • The Blackeyed Susan At Sunset

    Photographed this Blackeyed Susan as the sun was setting on the grounds of Navarre Park located in Navarre, Florida. Here I was using the Sony A7III with the Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS Lens.

  • The Monarch Butterfly enjoying its day at the Panhandle Butterfly House located in Navarre, Florida.

  • Moody Coreopsis Flowers

    The Coreopsis flowers on a moody afternoon during a visit to the Navarre Park located in Navarre, Florida.

  • Antelope Slot Canyon

    The light inside Antelope Slot Canyon that is located near Page, Arizona during a visit in April 2018.

  • Mount Lemmon Valley View

    A view of the valley from Mount Lemmon located near Tucson, Arizona.

  • Saguaro Sunset

    Sunset at the Saguaro National Park located in Tucson, Arizona.

  • Pigeons Of Pensacola Beach

    A day and the life of Pigeons. These Pigeons seem to be enjoying themselves hanging out on the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier in Florida.