Inks Lake sunset in HDR

Back to Inks Lake State Park

I set out on an unsuccessful trip to Enchanted Rock State Nature Area for hiking and photography in the late afternoon, but when I got there the sign indicated that the park was full and I wouldn’t be allowed in. This park often fills up on the weekend and I didn’t know if I would get in so I had Inks Lake as my backup … Continue reading Back to Inks Lake State Park

Balcones Canyonlands NWR Sunset HDR

Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge

Not far from my house is a place called Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge. This place exists mainly to protect the habitat of some endangered songbirds, but it also has several hiking trails. I have lived in Central Texas for more than 15 years and have not been out there, so in mid-December I went. The hiking trails that I visited on this day are … Continue reading Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge

Downtown Austin before dawn reflected HDR

Sunday Morning Downtown

It’s Sunday morning, the first almost cool Sunday morning of Fall, so I decided to head to downtown Austin with my camera gear just before sunrise and explore a bit. Sunday mornings are very peaceful downtown, and you can park where you want and have the run of the place. Mainly just joggers and a few guys like me running around with cameras. My first … Continue reading Sunday Morning Downtown