PHOTO GALLERY: Kansas! The “flat” state! Scenery in Kansas?

Time for an adventure

Can you find a photo opportunity in Kansas? This is not the only state that does not have the rolling hills, the big beautiful mountains. But there is beauty in Kansas, and it’s time to give it a shot.

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wide angle rainbow sunset over the flint hills
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Scenery photography is hard in Kansas! How do I become a good photographer in Kansas?

Well, so far these photos above are all photos from Kansas. They may not have the big scary mountains, or the deep valleys, and beautiful forests, but the way I feel, there is beauty in every State within the United States, and these photo galleries are going to prove that you can find beautiful photos.

If you start wandering around the state of Kansas, you will find different ideas for photographing. Let’s take a look at what photographers have found in this beautiful state:

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Photo by Tim Umphreys on Unsplash – One of the best night time photos I have seen in a long time. Great job.

Built in 1939, the Rock Island Railroad bridge is located North of Arkalon. It has been dubbed, the “Sampson of the Cimarron.” It is perhaps the longest known railroad bridge and spans more than 1200 feet across the Cimarron River. It towers approximately 114 feet above the river.

Rock Island Railroad bridge. Photo courtesy of

The actual geographical center is located in Smith County, just north of Lebanon, Kansas. There is a stone monument marking its location. The monument was built before Alaska and Hawaii became states. Being the center makes Kansas both unique and important! 2 Because it is in the center, Kansas is said to be the “heart of the nation.” It is a 208 by 411 mile rectangle.

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Kansans are well aware the “Wizard of Oz” movie was set in their state. They have already heard all the jokes and they are mostly used to the movie being the first topic of conversation. There is a remarkable museum in Wamego for those who need a “Wizard of Oz” fix.

Photo by Dylan Freedom on Unsplash – Downtown Kansas City at night
Photo by Heyzeus Escribo on Unsplash

The Sunflower State has a ton of farmland and a few years ago, the state produced adequate wheat to bake six loaves for each individual earth, approximately 33 billion loaves. Residing there for a few months, anybody will easily see why the state song “Home on the Range” is believed to perfectly describe the state.

chase county courthouse aerial
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Approximately 90 percent of rural towns have under 3000 residents and throughout the state, there are several thousand ghost towns. Locals know the importance of filling up with gas before going for a long drive to the west. This is because it might be quite a while before they see a working gas station.

Photo by Farhodjon Chinberdiev on Unsplash – Downtown Kansas City

Annually, Kansas is hit by approximately 50 tornadoes. Hence, the nickname “Tornado Alley”.

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Kansas is one place that has become famous for Tornados. Here is a small documentary about Tornados. Just interesting viewing.

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