Blog Archive – General Photography

Wild West Victorian Fest

Wild West Victorian Fest

I went to Kerrville today to walk around the Wild West Victorian Fest which is a Victorian Themed Western Steampunk Festival.  The theme is the late 1800’s.  There were costumes, food, artist and musicians throughout the grounds performing throughout the day. ...

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Fountain at Pearl Brewery

Fountain at Pearl Brewery

In addition to the Christmas lights and the beautiful Riverwalk lights at this location, the Emma Hotel grounds are also beautifully decorated for the holidays.  Here are a few captures of the large industrial looking fountain that is at the side courtyard of the...

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Sunset Station and SP 794

Sunset Station and SP 794

The Sunset Station in San Antonio has a historical train parked outside.  The train is known as SP794.  There is a group raising funds to restore this train, the “Friends of SP794.”   Every year they decorate the train for Christmas and it makes for a very...

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Christmas in Downtown San Antonio

Christmas in Downtown San Antonio

I went downtown on Monday and then again last night with the Capture San Antonio Photography group.  Monday, I walked along the restaurant area of the Riverwalk, cut up through the Hyatt and over to the Alamo and then later that evening, went to the Pearl Brewery. ...

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Sunset Station

Sunset Station

While I was waiting for it to get dark and for the Christmas lights to come on the train, I wandered into the Sunset Station venue.  The workers were setting up for an event but allowed me to grab a couple of images while I was there.  The Sunset Station is an...

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Fountain at the Pearl

Fountain at the Pearl

The Pearl Brewery has added a lot of new features since the Hotel Emma restoration is complete and the Grand hotel is now open for business.  If interested, click the link on the hotel name and read about her history. This image is of the fountains on the left side of...

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Night Photography At the Pearl

Night Photography At the Pearl

It was a nice evening tonight so I decided to head downtown and get a few images of the train at Sunset Station and walk the Riverwalk.  On my way home, I stopped at the Pearl Brewery.  I should have skipped the Riverwalk, as the Christmas decorations are pretty much...

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A New Macro Lens

A New Macro Lens

Just purchased the Sigma 105mm Macro.. it arrive yesterday. Thought I would take it for a test run today at the Japanese Tea Garden. Found out a few things about how shallow the depth of field is, but overall I think I’m really going to like this lens. It was a...

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Field 501

Field 501

Here are a few more views of this field on highway 501 just north of Texas 71 near Pontotoc…over 100 miles from where I live.  I sure have been putting in some “windshield time” hunting the flowers this...

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