Luckily we’re not bearing the full wrath of Hurricane Harvey. Currently (as of 15:00 CDT) we’re a good 120 miles / 193 km NNW of the storm center. It hasn’t been too rough out here 30 miles west of Austin. A side benefit from the stiff wind is that our front patio has been showered with crepe myrtle […]Read More Side benefits from Harvey
Hurricane Harvey is approaching the Corpus Christi area this evening as I write this. My wife and I visited the region two years ago on a quick weekend trip, as I had not been to this part of Texas since I was a child, and my wife was eager to breathe some sea air. We visited […]Read More Padre Island memories prior to Harvey’s arrival
Decided to bring a camera along while watering my mother’s garden this morning. Shot this in her greenhouse. It was the web that initially caught my eye. Then I noticed the soft morning light shining on the old colored glass and snapped a few shots. This is the only one that caught it all with […]Read More Greenhouse glass
Had to take my folks to the airport at 5:45 AM. Decided to stop downtown on the way back to get in a good walk around the lake before the sun was out in force. One of my favorite things to do on weekend mornings in Austin is hike or bike around the Ann and Roy Butler Hike […]Read More I was up early this morning.
One thing for sure about Big Bend National Park, and west Texas in general, is the quickly changing color of the sky and land at dusk. The mood and color of your surroundings will shift within minutes at almost anytime of the year. I shot this on New Year’s Eve 2015 on our way out of the […]Read More Changing light
Canon 70D | 70mm | f4.5 | 1/50 | ISO1600Read More Afternoon reflection
I shot some video on our latest trip last month out to Terlingua and the Big Bend National Park in west Texas. I finally got around to editing a little 3:14 piece along with a music score. While not technically the best I can do, I tried to capture the mood of the area a few weeks ago along with our generally very […]Read More VIDEO: In a Big Bend mood…