Category: News & Updates

Colorado Fall Colors: Awesome Photography Locations
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
September 3, 2019

Colorado Fall Colors: Awesome Photography Locations

Your guide to some of the best locations for fall colors in Colorado! From the Maroon Bells to Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado is a magical place in the fall.

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Where is Peter Lik’s Tree of Life Located? The Portland Japanese Garden!
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
August 11, 2019

Where is Peter Lik’s Tree of Life Located? The Portland Japanese Garden!

Portland, Oregon is home to a world-famous Japanese Maple tree located in the Strolling Pond garden of the Portland Japanese Garden. It is one of the most photographed trees in the world and famed for it’s beauty and amazing colors.

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Kansas Fine Art Prints of the Flint Hills, the Keeper of the Plains, Kansas waterfalls, sunflowers and more!
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 29, 2019

Kansas Fine Art Prints of the Flint Hills, the Keeper of the Plains, Kansas waterfalls, sunflowers and more!

For my entire photography career, I have been photographing the state of Kansas. Learn more about the printing styles of my Kansas images in my galleries and browse some of my best Kansas fine art prints from the Flint Hills, the Keeper of the Plains in Wichita, sunflower fields, night photography, Kansas waterfalls, wheat fields and more.

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2018 In Review: A Year of Travel, Transition and Limited Edition Fine Art
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 10, 2019

2018 In Review: A Year of Travel, Transition and Limited Edition Fine Art

In 2018 I launched new limited edition luxury fine art nature prints. I also traveled all over the American and Canadian west, visiting Colorado, Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, the Canadian Rockies, British Columbia and Alaska. Some of my top photos came from Moraine Lake, the Maroon Bells, the Portland Japanese Gardens and it’s famous Japanese maple tree and many waterfalls and scenes across the Pacific Northwest.

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2016 Year In Review Part 2
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
October 15, 2018

2016 Year In Review Part 2

In part 2 of my review of 2016’s travels and photography, I traveled quite a lot! We cover two Colorado trips and a circle tour of Lake Erie, including Niagara Falls, Watkins Glen and Bruce Peninsula.

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2016 Year In Review
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
October 13, 2018

2016 Year In Review

Part 1 of my review of 2016 includes a lot of Kansas photography and a fun little trip down to Louisiana and it’s famous oak trees!

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Holiday Sale and the 12 Days of Christmas!
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
December 5, 2018

Holiday Sale and the 12 Days of Christmas!

I’m excited to bring to you a new sale I’m running from now until December 13, 2016! Currently, all prints in my photography galleries are 15% off for my annual Holiday Sale! However, I’ve decided to do something special for a few of my new and best-selling images. The following 12 photos for the 12 […]

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A Guide to Viewing Dark Skies in Kansas
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 10, 2019

A Guide to Viewing Dark Skies in Kansas

Whether it’s the Perseids in August or the Geminids in December, Kansas is a great place to watch a meteor shower! It’s also a great place to photograph meteors! This guide should help you find some amazing spots in Kansas. Light Pollution First off, like any good meteor shower guide, dark skies are the key […]

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2015 Year in Review: Keeper of the Plains, Big Sur and more!
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
December 5, 2018

2015 Year in Review: Keeper of the Plains, Big Sur and more!

2015 was a great year for photography! I managed to take three major trips this year! In March and April, my wife and I visited Seattle, Vancouver, Vancouver Island and the southern coastal mountains of British Columbia near Whistler. We stayed in Ucluelet, British Columbia to tour western Vancouver Island’s enchanting Pacific Rim National Park, […]

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Moraine Lake to Waimea Canyon: My Top 10 Photo Spots
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
December 5, 2018

Moraine Lake to Waimea Canyon: My Top 10 Photo Spots

Everyone has those favorite places they love to visit. Whether it’s hiking in Switzerland, walking in the sand at the Pacific Ocean as waves roll in on a wild beach, or watching buffalo roam the tallgrass prairie in the Flint Hills, we all have our special places! My favorite places to photograph have evolved dramatically […]

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Recent Winter Photos in Wichita
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 3, 2019

Recent Winter Photos in Wichita

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of photographing a couple of iconic Wichita locations during a winter storm that had already dumped huge amounts of snow on the western half of the US. While we didn’t get the same dumping here in Wichita, what we did receive made for some beautiful photography weather! Below […]

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Top 14 Photos of 2014
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 10, 2019

Top 14 Photos of 2014

It has been a great year for Mickey Shannon Photography, with opportunities to shoot in a multitude of locations from my home in Kansas, to the Garden Island of Kauai, Hawaii! This collection comes from images I have posted on here on my website, along with my Facebook, Instragram and other social media pages. Thanks […]

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13 Images From 2013!
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
August 4, 2019

13 Images From 2013!

2013 was an interesting year for my photography and contrasted greatly with 2012. In 2012, I traveled more than I have ever traveled in a single year. Two massive road trips that covered a majority of the entire US and Canada west coast combined for 7,000 plus miles of stunning scenery dominated my portfolio in […]

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New Kansas Photos
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 3, 2019

New Kansas Photos

A few new photos have been added to the Wichita, Kansas gallery. Most are from the Keeper of the Plains, either at sunset or during a New Years Eve winter storm, but one image is from the historic Delano District here in Wichita. It might just be the best sunset I’ve ever had the privilege of […]

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12 Favorite Photos In 2012
By: Mickey
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January 3, 2019

12 Favorite Photos In 2012

2012 was an amazing year for me! I managed to travel the American (US and Canada) West extensively in a short period of time. Two major road trips spanning a total of over 7,000 miles in under 2 weeks weilded some great adventures and my best photography yet! From the majestic Canadian Rockies to the […]

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New Colorado Photos!
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 10, 2019

New Colorado Photos!

I’ve added 16 new images from my recent trip to Colorado. This trip spanned Rocky Mountain National Park, the Maroon Bells, Hanging Lake and the Mount Sneffels region of the San Juans near Ridgway. The biggest challenge of these photos is that I shot the first two days in JPEG before realizing I wasn’t shooting […]

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FWAPhoto of the Day
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 10, 2019

FWAPhoto of the Day

I just found out my photo, Elegance from the castle of Spiez, Switzerland just won fwaphoto.com’s photo of the day for August 3rd! I’m pretty excited about that as I’ve submitted a few photos into their system and now can finally say one of them passed with flying colors! You can check out the page for it […]

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