Tag: kansas

Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park Guide
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
August 19, 2019

Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park Guide

From the amazing hiking trails to the gorgeous scenery, this is your guide to learn more about Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park, the newest state park in Kansas!

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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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Kansas State Parks Road Trip
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
December 5, 2018

Kansas State Parks Road Trip

With tomorrow being Healthy Trails Adventure Day, which allows free entry to any of the Kansas state parks, I thought it would be fitting to create a Kansas State Parks road trip! Direct link to the map Kanopolis State Park Kanopolis Falls – Prints Available The beautiful spillway waterfall at Kanopolis State Park Our first […]

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South Central Kansas Waterfall Road Trip
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
June 10, 2019

South Central Kansas Waterfall Road Trip

With all of the recent rain, I thought a nice South Central Kansas waterfall road trip would be just the trick for a great weekend adventure! I’ve picked some of my favorite waterfalls as part of a circular trip that starts and ends in Wichita. Check them out below! Direct link to the map The […]

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Northeast Kansas Waterfall Road Trip
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
December 5, 2018

Northeast Kansas Waterfall Road Trip

You’ve seen the ultimate Kansas waterfall road trip. Now try a more zoned in waterfall road trip specialized for northeast Kansas in this Northeast Kansas waterfall road trip! This one is made for people in the area of Kansas City, Lawrence and Topeka. I’m going to take you on a road trip to seven (or […]

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Best Kansas Sunflower Fields
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
August 13, 2019

Best Kansas Sunflower Fields

A guide to the most popular and beautiful sunflower fields in Kansas, including amazing sunflower photography from Mickey Shannon Photography.

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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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The Northern Lights In Kansas
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
December 5, 2018

The Northern Lights In Kansas

For years, I’ve watched the various aurora services such as the Space Weather Prediction Center and Soft Serve News Aurora Forecasts, just hoping to get out and photograph even a glimpse of the Northern Lights in Kansas. The Northern Lights have been on my bucket list for years. Last night, I captured them. But the […]

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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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Top 10 Kansas Waterfalls
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
August 20, 2019

Top 10 Kansas Waterfalls

Last Updated: May 15th, 2017 After traveling the state of Kansas for the past few years, hitting up as many waterfalls as possible, I thought it was time to make a fun little Kansas waterfall list! This year, I’ve made it a point, with all the rain, to try and hit most of the ones […]

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Spring at the Gardens of Bartlett Arboretum
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 3, 2019

Spring at the Gardens of Bartlett Arboretum

Bartlett Arobretum lies 20 miles to south of Wichita, in the town of Belle Plaine. It is one of the true treasures of Kansas beauty. The arboretum was created back in 1910 by Dr. Walter Bartlett and still exists today! On Saturday morning, my wife and I spent an hour walking the gardens at the […]

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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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Flint Hills Proposal
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
August 4, 2019

Flint Hills Proposal

Last Friday I proposed to my girlfriend! While this blog has mostly been used to update you with new photography or trip reports, I thought it would be nice to show a bit of the personal side and give you the story of our proposal and engagement! It’s also worth posting the photograph of our […]

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Finding Beauty at Home: A Flint Hills Adventure
By: Mickey
Last Updated On:
January 10, 2019

Finding Beauty at Home: A Flint Hills Adventure

Over the course of the past few years, I have been blessed with the chance to travel to many beautiful places. In 2009, I took a trip to the Swiss and French Alps. I saw the majestic Matterhorn, many massive glaciers and a valley of waterfalls that inspired Tolkien to create Rivendell in Lord of […]

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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
Last Updated On:
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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