PHOTO FLOOD SAINT LOUIS

A surge of images along the banks of the Big Muddy.


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Mini-Flood 37: Bruton Stroube Studios

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photograph by Dan Henrichs Photography, St. Louis

A commercial photography and videography firm for more than 30 years, Bruton Stroube Studios has crafted some of the most iconic advertising visuals to ever originate in St. Louis. A historic, 55,000+ square foot space houses their studios, editing bays, props rooms, kitchens, and more.

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photograph by Michelle Bates

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Mini-Flood 36: Saint Louis Art Museum

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photograph by Jason Gray

It has been almost three years since we last Flooded the venerable Saint Louis Art Museum. In that short time, they have added an entire new wing, a parking garage, and an outdoor sculpture garden. Also, on this Friday evening, the Museum will be screening JAWS for its Art Hill Film Series, hosting a bevy of delicious food truck fare, and more. slam009

photograph by Peter Hung

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Mini-Flood 35: STL-Style

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photograph by Jackie Johnson

Clever design duo, Jeff and Randy Vines set up shop on a corner storefront along Cherokee Street five years ago (in 2010), and built a t-shirt empire. That said, STL-Style is not merely a St. Louis-themed apparel boutique; it is the ethos for an entire movement to revitalize the city, fueled by two vocal brothers whose love for STL is without limits.

As STL-Style turned five, the Vines and 400 or so of their closest friends celebrated with the Half-Decade Escapade, an afternoon filled with food, booze, live music, and all of the color and character that makes this business truly special. ¬†Photo Flood Saint Louis wouldn’t have missed this event for the world; hopefully you didn’t either!

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photograph by Jason Gray

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Mini-Flood 34: Tower Grove Farmers Market

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photograph by Jackie Johnson

Now in its 10th season, the Tower Grove Farmers Market represents all of the best things that a community market should be, including a beautiful park setting, fresh produce and food, arts, crafts, and live music performances.

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photograph by Jason Gray

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Mini-Flood 33: St. Louis Swap Meet

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photograph by Santiago Bianco

New kid on the block, St. Louis Swap Meet (at the Lemp Brewery) had more vendors sign up for their launch event, than those on a typical Saturday at the busy Soulard Farmers Market. This weekly market features an incredibly wide range of products, from kettle corn to home goods, and includes food trucks and music performances.

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photograph by Michelle Williams

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Mini-Flood 32: Castlewood State Park

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photograph by Michelle Williams

Castlewood State Park is a hiking and biking destination not far from downtown St. Louis. Long ago, the area that is now the park was used as a bucolic retreat from life in the city. Visitors reveled here well into the 20th century, when speakeasies and dinner clubs sprouted along the bluffs of Castlewood. These, of course, are now long gone, but the immense, natural beauty that originally lured visitors remains steadfast.

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photograph by Patrick Gioia

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Mini-Flood 31: O’Fallon Park

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photograph by Jason Gray

This North St. Louis park carries the namesake of one of St. Louis’ earliest business success stories and benefactors. John O’Fallon, a nephew of the explorer William Clark, came to live in St. Louis after the War of 1812. Here, he set up a booming business to sell supplies to troops, and even helped to fund the start-up school that would become Washington University. As for the Park, O’Fallon’s son sold the land to the city in order to help generate public support for the location of the then proposed Forest Park.

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photograph by Susan Price

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