Archive for the 'Texas' Category

Allium

Posted in Flowers and Plants, Hill Country, Texas on April 25th, 2017 by judy

Onion / garlic family

Allium, onion/garlic family. This was taken at Rio Bonito, along the Blanco River, during Wimberley Arts Fest. Some flowers wow us by growing in masses, like fields of bluebonnets or fields of blanket flowers. Others are not so spectacular in the large, but very beautiful in their details. There are at least two bugs in this photograph, which of course I did not see when I was taking the picture.

Arcade

Posted in Architecture, B&W, Old and rusty, Texas on April 1st, 2017 by judy

Arcade, Mission Concepcion

Arcade at Mission Concepcion, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, taken with an infrared camera.   This National Historical Park is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site preserving four of the five Spanish frontier missions.
 

Fulton Fishing Boat

Posted in Texas, Texas Coastal Bend, Water on March 19th, 2017 by judy

Fulton Fishing Boat

Fulton, Texas.  Handheld after dark shot of Fulton Harbor.

Mission San Jose

Posted in Architecture, B&W, Old and rusty, Texas on March 17th, 2017 by judy

Mission San Jose

This is Mission San Jose taken with an infrared camera and post processed with a few adjustments and textures…  This is one of 4 missions in the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park.

https://www.nps.gov/saan/index.htm

Fulton Harbor after Dark

Posted in Texas, Texas Coastal Bend, Water on March 16th, 2017 by judy

Boats in Fulton Harbor

Fishing boat and pleasure boats in peaceful Fulton Harbor after dark.

Painbrushes

Posted in Flowers and Plants, Texas on March 16th, 2017 by judy

Paintbrushes

Paintbrushes, from a lovely field of paintbrushes and bluebonnets.

Hibiscus

Posted in Flowers and Plants, Texas on March 12th, 2017 by judy

Hibiscus at Mission San Jose

This hibiscus was at Mission San Jose. I have trouble not taking a photograph when I see a nice flower…

Interior, Mission San Jose

Posted in Architecture, Old and rusty, Texas on March 12th, 2017 by judy

Interior, Mission San Jose

Interior of the church at Mission San Jose.  Mission San Jose is one of the four missions in San Antonio Missions National Historical Park near San Antonio, Texas.

Heron and its Shadow

Posted in Texas, Texas Coastal Bend, Water on March 3rd, 2017 by judy

Heron and its shadow on yacht

Heron and its shadow on a yacht, Rockport Harbor, Rockport, TX. I love shooting in the dark!

Sailboats in Rockport Harbor

Posted in Texas, Texas Coastal Bend, Water on March 2nd, 2017 by judy

Sailboats in Rockport Harbor

Sailboats in Rockport Harbor. I am having so much fun with my new camera in the dark! Last night I went out with my fastest lens — a 40mm f1.7 lens — and captured this. I think I like harbors at night because they are “simpler” than harbors in the daytime when you can see everything near and far…

The reason this camera appeals to me so much is the image stabilization is so much improved over other cameras that I can take photos hand-held, without a tripod, that I was never able to do before without blur. This has opened up a whole new world of wandering around at night with my camera…