This COVID-era Blackfoot Daisy was photographed in Northwest Austin in the spring of 2020 prior to the virus spreading around the world.
The Austin skyline as seen during the summer of 2015. The skyline has dramatically changed since then as there are a lot of new buildings.
Eastern Red Columbines are one of my favorite flowers. I enjoy looking at columbines in general. My favorite is the Longspur Columbine.
I noticed that a friend of mine posted a time lapse of the Pennybacker Bridge at sunrise.I decided to photograph this great bridge as well.
I captured this night photograph of the Texas State Capitol in Austin, TX during a photowalk with some friends in 2012.
Terry’s Texas Rangers is not my favorite team nor anything to do with me. It does, however, play a very important part in Texas’ history.
A pair of Phoebes decided a few years ago to make themselves at home in the overhang of our porch and every year we look forward to their return.
I keep returning to Austin’s Pennybacker Bridge overlook with hopes to get a great sunset photo. I tried once again earlier this week but it was not fantastic.
I you have not been to the Whole Foods flagship store in Austin you have missed a great experience. The store is by far the best grocery store in the country.
There have been multiple Cooper’s Hawks around the neighborhood for the past couple of weeks and I have been trying to photograph them each time I hear them.
The City of Austin undertook an initiative to increase bicycle ridership in the metropolitan area. The Austin B-cycle system in the image is part of that plan.
The Double-crested Cormorant is a difficult bird to photograph because of its dark feathers. They are one of the more interesting birds I have photographed.
The Wood Duck is one of the most colorful birds in this area. I had the opportunity to photograph them while practicing my bird photography on Lady Bird Lake.
I visited the Texas State Capitol a few times with the intent to photograph the dome while lying in the middle of the floor. I finally got that opportunity.
I went on a Photowalk of downtown Austin late one evening. I was able to capture a variety of images including Pele and his master the “Street Musician”.
I was out practicing my long-range bird photography the other day when I ran across these friends. A Great Blue Heron and a Chicken Turtle.
Photowalking is the act of walking with a camera for the main purpose of taking pictures of things that the photographer may find interesting.
If you live in Austin then you’ve probably seen a Red-tailed Hawk hanging around Loop 1. I was able to photograph this one while running errands.
The artist in this “Window View” photograph is Sam Pace. He’s one of many very talented Austin musicians that are looking for their big opportunity.
Welcome to a new category – Street Photography. I have been wanting to try this new area for some time. Esther’s Follies was my first stop.
It was during a recent photowalk to capture Austin’s Live Music scene that I photographed this stained glass window at the 1886 Cafe and Bakery.
I posted an wider angle image similar to this one in October of last year. This time, I focused on the reflection of the Long Center in the pond.
This is the second post in my Austin Live Music series. The first one featured a guitar player with his Gibson SG. The image below is of a Zildjian cymbal.
I was sitting down to watch the news when I noticed the clouds were turning orange. I grabbed my camera and headed to the Pennybacker Bridge overlook.
Austin is the “Live Music Capital of the World”. So, I decided to conduct a photowalk through Austin’s live music district to find bands to photograph.
Although ATX stands for many other things, people in the Austin area refer to Austin as ATX (Austin, TX). So, this is an ATX skyline at dusk.
I mentioned in a recent post that I went scouting for a sunrise location to photograph Austin’s growing skyline. I found a location named Lou Neff Point.
This Austin skyline is not only one of my favorite images and is the first image I posted. I thought it was deserving as the celebratory 150th post image.
In 1971, a limestone building at the corner of 11th and Red River in Austin, TX, painted “ugly green” and known as “The Eleventh Door,” was condemned by Austin Urban Renewal.
I mentioned in a prior post titled “Homeless” that Austin is homeless-friendly. I ventured out to photograph when I encountered a homeless lady in a tunnel.
Sometimes the best shot is not in front of you but behind you. This was the case the other day when I was shooting some flowers around the house. I turned around and saw this fantastic moon.
Some coworkers and I decided to hold a photowalk in downtown Austin back in April of 2012. The image below of the Texas Capitol patio is one of my favorites from this shoot.
I spotted this Rain Lily (Cooperia pedunculata) back in May growing in the wild area of my property. I was about to have knee surgery so I could not kneel down to shoot it.
How To: Panoramas: I love taking panoramas. It’s one of my favorite things to do. It fulfills an artistic and technical need, and, the results are great to look at.
The economy in Austin continues to flourish and as a result the skyline continues to change. In fact, it’s changed dramatically since I took this image back in April of 2012.