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Grand Union Flag

July 03, 2021 - From USFlags.com: A new flag needed to be designed to represent both Congress and the fledgling nation, (initially call...
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Mean Streets of Georgetown

January 11, 2020 - This is a view of some of the shops around the square in Georgetown. I hope you enjoy the photo and thanks for dropping...
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Correa Walk-Off Against Red Sox

July 16, 2019 - It was the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded and Carlos Correa of the Astros got a base hit that scored Aledmys...
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Astros and Red Sox Pitchers

July 12, 2019 - Here are the starting pitchers from the game we went to back on Memorial Day weekend. Brad Peacock is the Astros pitcher...
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Bregman Swings

June 23, 2019 - Alex Bregman fouls off pitch in first inning of Red Sox v Astros game in Houston on May 25th, 2019. Astros won by score...
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Mookie In Minute Maid Park

June 19, 2019 - Over Memorial Day weekend, Eileen and I took in an Astros game against the World Series defending champs Boston Red Sox.
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Caldwell County Courthouse BW

May 19, 2019 - Last weekend I went out to Lockhart, TX and took a few photos around the town square. Lockhart is the county seat of Cal...
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Pennybacker Blue Hour 03

March 24, 2019 - I think it is time to switch it up from the Telluride photos for a little bit. This is a photo I took a couple of years...
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Cedar Waxwing

January 19, 2019 - This is a bird that Eileen found in the driveway one Saturday morning as she left for the grocery store. When she got ba...
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Space Center Houston 02 - Faith 7

December 09, 2018 - Wow it's been a while since I posted anything! Well to remedy that, here is a shot of the Mercury space capsule that Gor...
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Space Center Houston 01 - Lunar Rover Trainer

November 06, 2018 - A few weeks back Eileen and I took a little weekend getaway to Space Center Houston. It was really a place I wanted to g...
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Bell and Smith Intersection Pano 02

September 10, 2018 - Here is a wider pano of the intersection of Bell and Smith streets in Houston, TX that I took about a year and a half ag...
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More Rodeo Pics

September 03, 2018 - I haven't posted anything for quite a while, over a month now! Not sure why. I guess not having much new content is part...
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Houston in BW

July 18, 2018 - Eileen and I went to Houston last week to see the Tigers play the Astros. Seeing a baseball game in Houston has sort of...
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Magnolia Gas Station 03

May 06, 2018 - This is the last shot from the 1940s era Magnolia Gas Station in Jarrell, TX. I liked this angle a lot! But, now that th...
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Magnolia Gas Station 02

May 03, 2018 - Here is the front of the old Magnolia gas station in Jarrell, TX. I actually remember those old Coke machines where you...
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Magnolia Gas Station In Jarrell, TX

May 02, 2018 - So I got the day off from work today and with that valuable time, I decided to head up to Jarrell to get a few pics of t...
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Reprocessing the Granger Lumber Co

January 15, 2018 - When I first started this little hobby, I was almost exclusively into High Dynamic Range (HDR) as that was all the rage...
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Thunderbirds Southwest Pano

August 08, 2017 - Here is an interior shot of Lance Herrington's car dealership outside of La Grange, TX called Thunderbirds Southwest. It...
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Happy 241st Independence Day!

July 03, 2017 - Today marks the 241st anniversary of when the United States of America declared independence from Great Britain. Remembe...
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Trick Roper

June 10, 2017 - Time to go back to the rodeo.. This guy here is a trick rope artist that is a part of the wild west show going on at the...
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James Bookert of Whiskey Shivers

June 07, 2017 - A banjo player with a "Marilyn Manson" t-shirt and heart-shaped sunglasses. You don't see that everyday! Outstanding!! H...
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Rosie Flores

June 06, 2017 - This is Rosie Flores who was the opening act at the Texas Stomp-N-Holler fest in Taylor, TX last weekend. She has a boog...
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Whiskey Shivers

June 04, 2017 - Eileen and I went to Taylor, TX to experience the 1st annual Texas Stomp-N-Holler music festival with our good friend Va...
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Lunatic

May 31, 2017 - I think one has to be touched in the head a tad to do what this guy is doing. But wow, it sure is fun to watch, especial...
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Thunderbirds Southwest

May 20, 2017 - Just east of La Grange on highway 71 is a classic car dealership called Thunderbirds Southwest. It is owned by a gentlem...
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The Beard

May 05, 2017 - I'm enjoying the NBA playoffs but I'm torn as to who to root for. On one hand, I really like the Spurs. They are the clo...
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Empty Riverwalk Cafes

May 03, 2017 - Back in 2014 I was lucky enough to go to one of Matt Kloskowski's Lightroom training seminars in San Antonio courtesy of...
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Texas Capitol Long Exposure

April 20, 2017 - What you see here is my very first attempt at a long exposure with a 10-stop neutral density filter and a little extra a...
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Bell and Smith Intersection

April 17, 2017 - On our way to the basketball game in Houston, we walked by the intersection of Bell and Smith Roads so I could try and c...
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Toyota Center

April 14, 2017 - The NBA Playoffs start this weekend, tomorrow to be exact. With that in mind, it makes perfect sense to post a shot from...
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Looking Over Pennybacker

April 12, 2017 - While awaiting the arrival of my fellow associates from the family, I decided to take a few snaps from the bluff overloo...
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Looking At The Back Door

April 09, 2017 - On our way to Houston we stopped for lunch at a little place in Smithville, TX called the Olde World Bakery and Cafe. We...
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The Chewie-Mobile!

April 08, 2017 - We went to Houston this weekend to watch the Pistons take on the Rockets! It was good fun and I'll post more about that...
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Pennybacker with the Mafia

April 03, 2017 - Last Friday night was my first meetup with a lot of the HDR Mafia here in Austin for the first time in a long time. We a...
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Haybales in Bluebonnets

March 26, 2017 - It's that time of year in Texas again. The bluebonnets are in full bloom. So yesterday I went out and got a few pictures...
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Christmas In Georgetown 02

December 14, 2016 - Here is another shot taken from near the steps of the Williamson County Courthouse. There was a full moon just above Gum...
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Christmas in Georgetown

December 12, 2016 - I went to the square in town last night get some new shots of the lights and decorations. Those that strung the lights w...
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Say Cheese!

September 14, 2016 - Eileen and I went to the Poppy Festival this past April and I took my camera along to see if I could get some good stree...
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Dallas Skyline and Bridge

August 17, 2016 - I had to go to Dallas for business a couple of weeks ago and I asked Cliff Baise where would be a good place to get a ni...
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Temple 02

May 11, 2016 - This is another shot of the Radha Madhav Dham temple. I'm not sure if this is the back or the front of the building. Sin...
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Temple 01

May 11, 2016 - And now for something completely different... I had some time on my hands last weekend so I decided to go to the Radha M...
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Luckenbach License Plates

January 05, 2016 - This is another shot from my little trip to Luckenbach a few weeks back. This is on the side of the building where the r...
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Williamson County Courthouse at XMas, 2014 02

December 23, 2015 - I saw this one and thought it needed to be posted.. Another shot of the Williamson County Courthouse in Georgetown, TX....
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Whoville Window

December 21, 2015 - Every year, the town of Smithville, TX decorates Main St for Christmas with a different theme. Last year the theme was "...
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Smithville Gazebo 02

December 14, 2015 - I took this shot last year around this time out in Smithville, TX. They really decorate the town nicely and I might get...
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Luckenbach Post Office

December 13, 2015 - This the the Luckenbach Post Office. I assume back in the day it was a real post office, but now it is pretty much a sou...
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Hays County Courthouse

December 11, 2015 - This is a shot of the Hays County Courthouse in the heart of San Marcos, TX that I took last Saturday afternoon. You see...
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Hondo and Hats of Luckenbach

December 09, 2015 - I went out to Luckenbach, TX last Saturday. I've always wanted to go there since it has a sort of legendary history with...
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Gas Pumps of Yore

June 24, 2015 - This is a fun little shot I took while wandering Round Rock, TX one evening during Christmas time in 2013. This old Texa...
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Walking in Front of TX Capitol

June 13, 2015 - I took this shot during a lunch hour one day a year or two ago. The Texas Capitol is close to work and a good place to p...
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Kung Fu Ninja

May 30, 2015 - This is the last of the photos that I took from the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge. Just next to the Pfluger Bridge is ano...
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Abstract Buildings in B&W

May 28, 2015 - Here is yet another shot I took from the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge a couple weeks back. This shot is made up of a combin...
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Lily

May 21, 2015 - When I went to the Pfluger Bridge last weekend, I also swung by the Zilker Botanical Garden. It was a nice place, but ev...
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Pfluger Bridge View #2

May 21, 2015 - Here's another shot of the same buildings as in my previous post, but from under the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge. I took a...
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Tilted Pfluger Bridge View

May 20, 2015 - # 600!! This is my 600th post on the little blog here! Can you believe that? Not sure I thought I'd stick with it thi...
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Bronco Rider #2

April 30, 2015 - This shot isn't particularly interesting as far as what the horse is doing at this very moment, however the rider looks...
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Roadside Bluebonnets

April 15, 2015 - Here is one more shot of the bluebonnets that I took near the Round Rock sign just off I-35 and Westinghouse Rd a couple...
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House in Red Poppies

April 09, 2015 - As I mentioned previously, the wildflowers are going crazy here in Central Texas. Besides the bluebonnets, Georgetown ha...
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South Bye Southwest

March 20, 2015 - I didn't make it out to get any pictures during Austin's famous South By Southwest (SXSW) festival this year and as it w...
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Road to the Church

January 26, 2015 - Here's another shot from New Sweden, TX near the town of Manor. I went out there about a year ago to shoot the church th...
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The Old Mill General Store

January 07, 2015 - Well it's a new year and that means new pictures. However, with the weather the way it's been, not to mention playoff fo...
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Merry Christmas!

December 23, 2014 - Not sure if this will be the last shot I post before Christmas, so let me just say to you and yours, Merry Christmas! He...
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Smithville Gazebo

December 21, 2014 - Last night we met our good friends Doug, Tricia, Valerie and Theresa in Smithville. We had dinner at the Backdoor Cafe....
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Grape Creek Vineyards

December 19, 2014 - I went to the square in Georgetown a few days ago and took some snaps here and there. While there I realized a new busin...
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Austin Christmas Tree #2

December 13, 2014 - Here is shot number 2 that I took with Van Sutherland last Tuesday evening. This is the Zilker Tree in front of the Aust...
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Light Streaks on Riverwalk

December 10, 2014 - I went to a Lightroom seminar taught by Matt Kloskowski in San Antonio last Friday. I must say he was awesome! I learned...
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Austin Christmas Tree

December 09, 2014 - Van Sutherland and I went out to get some shots of the Austin skyline last night. The mission was to shoot the Zilker Tr...
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Outside Gumbos North at XMas

December 04, 2014 - Here's another shot I took during my little photowalk of downtown Georgetown the other night. This is the front of Gumbo...
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Light Streaks on Georgetown Corner

December 03, 2014 - I decided to go to downtown Georgetown this evening and take a few pictures. It has been a few years since I've done tha...
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5 Day B&W Challenge #1

October 24, 2014 - So, Mike Criswell, aka Theaterwiz, nominated for me for the 5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge via Facebook. I have b...
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My Moby Dick

September 24, 2014 - So this little critter is Moby Dick to my Capt Ahab. You see, he's come around to our backyard bird feeder a few times,...
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Rooms Across Atrium

September 01, 2014 - When I first bought my Fuji X-T1 to replace my huge and heavy Nikon D700, I took a self-imposed solitary photowalk on a...
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Austin from the Boardwalk

August 08, 2014 - Austin has constructed and opened a new portion of the hike and bike trail that now has a boardwalk, at least that's wha...
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Lightroom Maneuverings

June 19, 2014 - If you are a serious Photoshop user like myself, you probably know that Adobe has released a new version of Photoshop (P...
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Go Spurs Go!

June 15, 2014 - The Spurs are playing the Heat tonight for the championship! Go Spurs Go!!! So, to mark the occasion, here's a shot of t...
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Neighborhood Lightning

June 12, 2014 - We're having a storm roll through right now and it is putting on a pretty good lightning show. So, I tried to capture so...
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Backyard Blue Jay

May 21, 2014 - With the purchase of a new camera system, you must get new lenses. One of the new ones I bought was the Fuji XC 50-230mm...
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Austin Postcard Mural

May 14, 2014 - This is the iconic postcard mural painted on the side of the Roadhouse Relics gallery on S 1st St. It's recently been re...
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Thoughts on new Fujifilm X-T1

May 13, 2014 - So if you follow my photography or my blog at all, you may be aware that I have decided to ditch all of my full frame Ni...
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Across The Divide

April 30, 2014 - Here's a fun shot I took of an exhibit at the Blanton Museum of Art last year. I guess I should've gotten the artist's n...
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Baseball Season!

April 02, 2014 - I know I'm late to the party, but baseball season has started! Yay! That means summer is on its way! Well, down here in...
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Band at the Blind Pig

March 15, 2014 - Van Sutherland and I stopped in at "The Blind Pig" on 6th St during our little photowalk during South By Southwest last...
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New Sweden Church #4

February 20, 2014 - OK, I know this is only the third pic of the church, but it was the 4th one that I processed and I wanted to put it out...
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New Sweden Church #2

February 18, 2014 - Here's the second shot from my trip to New Sweden, TX on Monday. This shot gives you a little more appreciation for the...
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New Sweden Church

February 17, 2014 - Today is President's Day and I didn't have to work! Woohoo! So I decided to head out to New Sweden, TX and try to get so...
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Texas Capitol - Old Sepia Look

January 21, 2014 - I'm running out of photos to post so I'll have to get back out soon and get some more from somewhere. So, that means I n...
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Texaco Sign and Tower

December 19, 2013 - Here's the next shot in my Round Rock water tower series. I tried to find a few interesting angles and when I walked aro...
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Georgetown, TX Visitor's Center at Christmas

December 14, 2013 - Here's a shot I took while walking the Georgetown, TX square one night in Dec. last year and just got around to processi...
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Goddess of Liberty (Two Versions)

December 13, 2013 - At the top of the Texas Capitol, there's is a statue known as the "Goddess of Liberty". It was designed by a gentleman f...
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Lakeside SRV Statue

June 02, 2013 - Austin's Auditorium Shores has one of the most iconic statues from the music world. It's the Stevie Ray Vaughan statue,...
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Jambulance ERuption

June 01, 2013 - This past Friday morning I went out looking for more opportunities on my way to work. To my astonishment down on South L...
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Shangri-La

May 14, 2013 - Among other things, 6th St east of I-35 has its fill of bars. Not as many as 6th St west of 35 and - I think I'm right a...
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6th Street Cool Store

May 10, 2013 - Downtown Austin is pretty well known for it's party area located on 6th street. There are bars galore! It's basically a...
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A Little Photo Fun (TOT)

May 08, 2013 - I went to the Riverwalk down in San Antonio last weekend for something to do. However, it was the middle of the day and...
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I-35 Upper Deck in the Morning Panorama

May 05, 2013 - Morning traffic in Austin is a nightmare, or better yet, a "morningmare"! It's the worst. The quicker you can get a jump...
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Expressway Upper and Lower Decks Vertorama

April 29, 2013 - This is a vertorama (aka a vertical panorama) of I-35 in downtown Austin. It's comprised of 5 landscape-oriented shots s...
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Misty Texas Capitol

April 26, 2013 - There's a parking garage at 9th and Lavaca which affords one a great view of the Texas capitol. It's a great angle for a...
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Red Breasted House Finch

April 21, 2013 - You know, sometimes you can find the best picture opportunities at your own house. Of course, sometimes you have to have...
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Another View From Butler Park

April 09, 2013 - My previous post showed a view of the Austin skyline with portions of Butler Park included. But as I mentioned, it was h...
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Austin Skyline Reflection

April 06, 2013 - Butler Park is a nice little place across the street from Auditorium Shores near the Long Center in Austin. You can real...
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8th and Congress

March 30, 2013 - This isn't a shot that I would normally post, but when I processed it I noticed that there was a kind of cool feature th...
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Austonian Through Construction Pergola

March 28, 2013 - How about that for a title? Well heck, I don't know what to call these construction tunnel thingys... The Austonian is t...
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Finally Back to Weird

March 23, 2013 - Transition to Full Frame Complete! I'm so jacked about having a full-frame DSLR with full-frame glass, I cannot conta...
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Moon Over Grace Heritage Center

March 19, 2013 - When walking around Georgetown, TX last December, the square was filled with people and the moon was peeking through som...
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South Walk-up at Texas Capitol

January 28, 2013 - Superbowl Weekend Coming Up Super Bowl Weekend! Woohoo! It's always exciting to watch the two best teams in the NFL p...
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Texas Capitol Dome Thru Trees

January 26, 2013 - Now that I have my camera back from the shop, I decided that I should not let the repairs go to waste. But, where would...
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RCAF 04

January 16, 2013 - Camera Rumors If you are a Canon or Nikon owner and want to know what your camera maker has in mind for product relea...
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3 Levels Under the Rotunda

January 05, 2013 - Buzzword Bingo Ever been bored out of your skull in sales meetings or any other kind of meeting? Well, for your own a...
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Driskill Hotel Christmas Card

December 12, 2012 - Work and Windows 8 Well, this is the first post on my little blog since Thanksgiving. Things have been pretty hectic.
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Marlboro Ferraris

November 15, 2012 - F1 Weekend in Austin, TX Everyone here in Austin, TX are getting pretty excited. The new Circuit of the Americas F1 r...
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Kawasaki 42

November 11, 2012 - Back in 2010, Peter Talke invited me out to the Del Valle Motocross Park outside of Austin to take a few shots. I was al...
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More Fiery Balloon Shots

November 04, 2012 - Follow My Blog If any of you are just dying to get the latest and greatest from my blog when I post something, just s...
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Hot Air

November 03, 2012 - Today, Georgetown, Texas is holding its 3rd annual Georgetown Airfest. There are lots of things to see at the event to i...
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Final Departure (My First Beer Label!!!)

September 26, 2012 - Back in 2011, we flew out to Whistler for a ski trip. On the way back, I took a shot of our plane from our layover in Da...
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O X O

September 22, 2012 - Here is another shot I took while out at the Kingsbury Aerodrome, home of the Pioneer Flight Museum near Luling a few mo...
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Single Cloud

September 19, 2012 - This shot is really nothing spectacular to look at, but I kind of liked how the single cloud in the sky lined up in the...
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Top of Brazos Garage

August 16, 2012 - I've been lacking as far as getting out to get any new content for the old blog here. The weather's been too hot and I g...
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Van Halen Heats Up San Antonio!!!

June 23, 2012 - My favorite rock band in the world, Van Halen (along with special guests "Kool and the Gang"), played at the very hot AT...
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Tower and Stadium

June 15, 2012 - Behind the LBJ Library sits a big fountain and a view of the University of Texas Longhorns football stadium along with a...
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Mission San Jose Exterior

June 14, 2012 - Nikon Intros new 18-300mm DX Lens Dammit... Just when I thought I had things figured out on what to spend my money on...
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Austin Abstract

June 08, 2012 - "And now for something completely different...", as they used to say on Monty Python. This is a shot of Austin, Texas ta...
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Landing

May 22, 2012 - In my previous post I mentioned that I went to a place called the Kingsbury Aerodrome. It's a little place in south cent...
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Shooting Security on the Aransas Pass Ferry

May 09, 2012 - Last weekend we went to visit friends down in Aransas Pass, TX. They have a boat down there that they invited us to stay...
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Texas Capitol Extension

April 30, 2012 - The Texas Capitol is so full of great photo opportunities that sometimes I think I post too much from that place. Even t...
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The Palace Entrance

April 19, 2012 - I was looking though some of my older photos and found this shot I took a couple of years ago. This is the front doors t...
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Texas Capitol From SoCo

April 16, 2012 - Ahh, the things I do for getting a nice shot... Well, I guess "nice" is relative, but I digress.. This shot was taken fr...
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Pennybacker Bridge in Morning Fog

February 21, 2012 - This morning I took the day off from work. Yahoo! Normal people would sleep in, but being that I like to take pictures o...
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1958 Ford Fairlane w/Retractable Hard Top

February 03, 2012 - Here's another shot from my recent excursion to Dick's Classic Garage. This one is of a 1958 Ford Fairlane w/Retractable...
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Winner of the Apple AirPort Express!

December 05, 2011 - Congratulations goes out to Tod Grubs of Spicewood, Texas! Thanks for your comments and you should be receiving the AirP...
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Win An Apple Airport Express!

December 01, 2011 - AirPort Express Contest Comment on my shot below and I will randomly pick one of you to receive a free Apple AirPort...
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