Blog Archive – General Photography

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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Exotic Resort Zoo

Exotic Resort Zoo

As I was driving home from my wildflower scouting trip the other day, I past the Exotic Resort Zoo on Hwy 281 just north of Johnson City.  I’ve passed this establishment a couple of times and thought it would be a great place for a photographic group outing. As...

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Texas Hill Country Drive

Texas Hill Country Drive

I decided to spend the day on a drive through the hill country yesterday.  I’ve been out on several occasions the past month scouting the wildflowers but the yields this years have not been a full as they have been in previous years.  At least in many of the...

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Balloona Palooza 2016 in Helotes Texas

Balloona Palooza 2016 in Helotes Texas

Balloona Palooza lands at the festival grounds in Helotes for the weekend .  There was plenty of great food; inflatables for the kids to jump, climb and slide; music and of course the BALLOONS! For just a few dollars you could take a tethered ride up in one of the...

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Moving from Flickr to Smugmug

Moving from Flickr to Smugmug

So I have be away from blogging for some time now…  it is amazing how busy one gets in retirement.  Funny how I ever had time to work!. So I decided that I have owned a Smugmug account for over three years and it was fine time I began to use it.  So for the past...

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VIDEO:  Drive and Dine – Corvette Trip to Wimberley

VIDEO: Drive and Dine – Corvette Trip to Wimberley

Reposting – Had an issue with one of the image files..  🙂 My first GoPro video of our Texas Corvette club “Drive and Dine” event Saturday to Wimberley Texas. We drove through the hill country along devil’s backbone. We ate at the Leaning Pear...

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Beautiful San Antonio

Beautiful San Antonio

So the holidays are behind us now; time to get back in the groove of work and school and everyday life again.  But before we leave the festive spirit and lights I thought I would post a few captures from my walk around downtown San Antonio this year with my Meetup...

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Holiday Lights at the Zoo

Holiday Lights at the Zoo

While I still have many images to process from the last three trips, I can always spend some time during the holidays to capture the lights.  Last evening I made a trip to the San Antonio Zoo for their Zoo Lights. I met some members of our Capture San Antonio Meetup...

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