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Check out the portfolio (updated 10/16/18) of photographer Stuart Schaefer.

All photos by Stuart Schaefer Photography.

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.
While spending time in the Tucson, Arizona area back in the spring, we spent many evenings at Saguaro National Park capturing the setting sun. Captured this sunset using the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 16-35mm F4.0 ZA lens. Post processing of single image with Lightroom Classic CC and Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 along with Luminar 2018.
While hiking in Zion National Park you will see beautiful sights like this one. Captured this view using the Sony A7M3 with the Sony FE 16-35mm F4.0 ZA Lens handheld. Post procesing with Lightroom Classic CC and Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 also Luminar 2018. This was a single image.
Traveling the backroads is a fun experience and 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.
Pensacola Beach Florida gets some of the most beautiful golden hours anywhere. 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 processing with Lightroom CC along with Skylum Aurora HDR 2019 and Luminar.
Flowers In The Field
These sunflowers were on the grounds of Shawnee Mission Park in Kansas City. 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 handheld. Post processing with Aurora HRD 2019 and Luminar 2018.
We traveled 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 Sony 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 Skyline Of KC
Captured this skyline view of downtown 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.
It’s fun to capture window reflections like I was able to do here with one of the businesses along Main Street in Weston, Missouri.
This old gas station is located in the town of Weston, Missouri on Main Street.
Route 66 Best Western
The Best Western Hotel on Route 66 in Springfield, MO.
Canada Geese
Canada Geese hanging out on the pond on the grounds of Shawnee Mission Park in Kansas City.
Sunburst Sunset At The Beach
I captured a sunburst one Sunday evening on Pensacola Beach, Florida as I photographed the setting sun.
Hobie Cat Sunset
Evening sunset along the Navarre Bay in Florida during The 28th Annual Juana Good Time Regatta held in September, 2018.
Navajo Point, William, United Stats
There are times when I just pull out my iPhone 7 Plus to capture a shot. This panorama at Navajo Point at the Grand Canyon was done with the iPhone 7 Plus.
Sabino Canyon Sunset
During a 10-day visit to Tucson, Arizona in May 2018 we spent many evenings photographing the wonderful sunsets in the area. This one was captured on the grounds of Sabino Canyon National Park.
Mt Lemmon Hwy
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway as it leads to the top of Mount Lemmon just outside of Tucson, Arizona. You start off at about 2,557 feet surrounded by saguaro cactus and mesquite trees and climb as high as 8,198 feet to pine tree vegetation and cool air. It is a little over a 23-mile drive. There are a number of lookout points like this one where you can stop and take a photograph or just enjoy the wonderful view.
Grand Canyon Visit
Grand Canyon view from the South Rim during April 2018.
Grand Canyon View S. Rim
While at the Grand Canyon in April of  2018, I was amazed at all the fantastic views and photo opportunities! This photo was taken along the South Rim.
Hard Rock Cafe Bourbon Street
It’s always fun walking along Bourbon Street in New Orleans photographing at night.
Monarch Butterfly Enjoying The Day
Monarch Butterfly enjoying the day at the Panhandle Butterfly House located in Navarre, Florida.
Saguaro Sunset
Sunset at the Saguaro National Park located in Tucson, Arizona.

Antelope Canyon X

A view of the valley at Antelope Canyon X located in Page, Arizona.

 

Riverwalk New Orleans
The riverboat Creole Queen departs the dock along the Riverwalk in New Orleans.
The Flowing Stream At Zion
This is one of the streams that flows in  Zion National Park in Utah.
Lonely biker as he makes his way to the top of Mount Lemmon located in Tucson, Arizona.
Zion National Park
During our recent 5-week spring 2018 photo trip across the southwest and west, we stopped at Zion National Park in Utah. This is one of the springs that runs through the park. One lonely person was sitting on the rocks enjoying the view.
These fishing boats were lined up at the dock in Pass Christian, Mississippi.
It is always fun to travel on the backroads like we did on a recent trip out west. Here, on US Hwy 90 in St Tammany Parish, Louisiana I photographed this old iron bridge over the West Pearl River built in 1933.
Night view down Canal Street in New Orleans.
It was a bright sunset as I captured this view on the grounds of Saguaro National Park located in Tucson, Arizona.
During a recent visit to Page, Arizona we spent a number of hours at Slot Canyon Antelope X.
River Center
It’s always fun to walk along the River Walk located in downtown San Antonio, Texas. While in San Antonio, I spent a number of evenings walking the River Walk capturing interesting shots like this one at the River Center.
Reflections of the fishing boats at the harbor in Pass Christian, Mississippi.
This shot of the Grand Canyon was taken looking West from the Water Tower Lookout Point on the way to Page, Arizona.
 A night view down the trolly tracks along Canal Street  in New Orleans.
I was hiking on the grounds of Sabino Canyon National Park in Tucson, Arizona as the sun was setting when I captured this scene.
Captured this sunburst as the sun was setting during a recent visit to the Grand Canyon.
Captured this single HRD light night shot of Canal Street in New Orleans.
It’s always fun doing night shots especially in the city of New Orleans where the downtown area pops with bright lights.
I always enjoy getting a little artistic with my photos like this night shot of the New Orleans trolley.
The trolley of New Orleans at night as it makes a turn onto Canal Street.
The sunburst was bright during a recent sunset on the grounds of Saguaro National Forest (purchase photo) in Tucson.
It was an evening cloud glow as I captured this view at Sabino Canyon National Park in Tucson as the sun was setting.
It’s been a long time since I have been to San Antonio, Texas. Was able to capture this night shot of the Alamo during the visit.