For all of you seeking a truly enchanted experience and live in the St. Louis area, stop by the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis for the Lantern Festival. This exhibition features huge sculptures lit from within and make for a photographer’s dream. Even if you aren’t a photographer you will enjoy the mesmerizing glow of these works of art. Everything from Chinese zodiac lanterns to a 4 faced Buddha, there’s something for everyone. Even the kids will love it when the centerpiece dragons located by the Chihuly sculpture pond light up, puff smoke, and play music. It’s truly romantic for the couple seeking something different for a date night as well! Scroll down and check out the gallery below! The lantern festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden runs until August 19th, so hurry quick and check it out!
All photos are Copyright 2012 Artist Jane Bush.com and are not to be used without the sole permission of the photographer. Photos taken at Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis, MO using a Canon 1D Mark II.