It was mid-morning and I was out site seeing near the river in the southwest part of Big Bend National Park when I noticed that with the morning haze, the mountain appeared as layers in the distance. I had to try to shoot a photograph or two of this so I headed for an overlook… Read More Big Bend Mountains in the Haze
It’s summer time and it hasn’t been much fun to get out and shoot around here as the temperature climbs to over 100F almost every day in August. But, Saturday morning I made myself get out and I decided to try to shoot some close-ups of some bright yellow flowers and bees along the road… Read More Macro Flowers and Bugs
A week ago I went downtown in the early morning to take photos of the Austin skyline during the twilight period before dawn. I go down before dawn to avoid traffic and heat and to easily find a free parking place. But, I wondered how different my results would be if I took the same… Read More Evening Twilight in Austin
I was up shortly after 5:00AM on Saturday and decided to go downtown to shoot photos. The forecast called for partly cloudy skies, so I thought that I might get lucky on a sunrise. I also wanted to experiment with a few things from the Pfluger pedestrian bridge, which overlooks downtown from the lake side.… Read More Downtown by Twilight
Just a bumble bee in a big yellow wildflower taken not far from my house. Taken just before sunset with the last of the golden hour light. I don’t know what to call these, but they are growing everywhere right now. I’m glad something is enjoying these >100F days we are having.
Earlier this week I went to the beach at Galveston Island State Park on the Gulf of Mexico. I was mainly there for a mini family vacation, so I didn’t spend a lot of time shooting pictures. About halfway through the day, I did drag the camera and tripod down to the water to take… Read More The Beach!
I have been wanting to get out and take some night sky photos of the Milky Way this summer, but the weather and my personal schedule have not cooperated with me. So I watched the weather all week and made a plan for Friday night at Pedernales Falls State Park west of Austin. Pedernales Falls… Read More Night Sky at Pedernales Falls State Park