I arrived before sun up and for quite a while I was alone, the only sound the chirping of birds and the occasional splash in the water. And then this cyclist appeared on the bridge.
Category Archives: Texas
This is a shot of the rear of the hotel. I like the strong lines in the architecture here. Since I like saturated colors, I’ve upped the saturation in this image. People familiar with the building will recognize the colors as being more muted in real life.
Like the Elissa, the USS Texas is no longer seaworthy. She lies in a berth off the Houston ship channel just north of the San Jacinto battleground where Texas won it’s independence from Mexico. There are plans to make the berth a dry dock but that’s not due to be completed till 2017, so she sits on the mud quietly rusting away.
What first struck me about this scene was the crop spraying plane that was buzzing around. I didn’t get a useable shot of the crop sprayer – it was too far away for my 75-300mm (B&H) and I loused up the exposure for the plane. However, I did like to scene of this farm with…
I was struck by the lemon-yellow building in this scene. It sits at the entrance to the leisure boat marina in Palacios, Texas. In the background is part of the fishing fleet – shrimp, crabs and oysters being the main business in this town. The yellow building typifies one of the things I love about…