Who knew road construction could be exciting? This is Part 3 of a multi-part series I hope you enjoy and maybe it will inspire you to look at the world around you with a new perspective. If you missed Part … Continue reading Road Construction Series: LBJ Freeway Part 3. Approaching I-35
This week’s Random Object Wednesday is a special two-part series! Our contributors for this week are Kristin Briley & her son. This is Part 2. If you missed Part 1 click here. Let the fun continue! Our youngest contributor to … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday: Part 2. Items found in pockets and a backpack
This week’s Random Object Wednesday is a special two-part series! Our contributors for this week are Kristin Briley & her son. Click here to view Kristin’s bio. Be sure to like her Paint By Color Facebook page and visit her Etsy site! … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday! Part 1. Hours of fun!
Who knew road construction could be exciting? This is Part 2 of a multi-part series I hope you enjoy and maybe it will inspire you to look at the world around you with a new perspective. If you missed … Continue reading Road Construction Series: LBJ Freeway Part 2. Joe Ratcliff Pedestrian Walkway
Who knew road construction could be exciting? This is a multi-part series I hope you enjoy and maybe it will inspire you to look at the world around you with a new perspective. First a note of thanks to the following individuals who had a hand in making this series possible: 1. Tore Bellis: My photography buddy on this expedition – he also drove and made sure I didn’t stray or trespass… 2. Sam Solomon: My friend who encouraged me to document the history of the LBJ Freeway. 3. Fernando De Los Santos: My friend who also encouraged … Continue reading Road Construction Series: LBJ Freeway Part 1.
While I was in Michigan for a few days my friend Michelle gave me a tour of her parents’ farm. She and her family know how much I enjoy taking photos. As I indicated, there was little time—we just had … Continue reading Farm Living
I didn’t want to let the roses go to waste after they were past their prime. So I let them dry. These drooping, sad looking roses make a great subject for photography! I started out with a rose on a … Continue reading Withered yet still a striking beauty!
This sounds horrible but it’s true—I needed to kill time today. I had an hour and a ½ before an appointment. It wasn’t worth going home from work then driving all the way back to this side of town. I … Continue reading Killing Time
One of my favorite places to discover insects, birds and wildlife is the Ft. Worth Nature Center and Refuge. I rediscovered this shot as I was looking for interesting photos to share. I’m fond of the ‘metallic looking armor’. I … Continue reading Scarab Beetle
A few weeks ago, my friend Sam Solomon and I had a discussion on the photos from the Random Object Wednesday: Yeehaw post. If you missed it, you should click here to see the photos. We both agreed that the … Continue reading Faux Ads & More: Cowboy Boots
This week’s Random Object Wednesday is brought to us by Karina Ramirez. Click here to read her bio. ———————– I became familiar with this Hello Kitty pillow on Karina’s Facebook page. She’s rather fond of it – and who doesn’t … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday: Hello Kitty!
This is part of the ongoing series I call, “You want me to photograph that?” If you missed the first one, click here. ——————————— Sam: “You’ll either like this item or you’ll hate it.” I was intrigued with the object he … Continue reading You want me to photograph that? – A Bullet!
These are among my favorite photos—I’ve wondered where or how I’d use them. Now that I have this blog this is the perfect place. I don’t remember the circumstances that brought me to this intersection along the Central Expressway access … Continue reading Wingback Chair at Central Expressway
I was talking to a friend recently and he commented he doesn’t have a lot of photos with bees. I didn’t realize I had this set of photos—they were tucked away in folder from 2010. Generally I take more photos … Continue reading The Industrious Bee
This photo was taken at the Ft. Worth Botanic Gardens. Now before you conclude they don’t maintain the place let me explain. They have many areas with well groomed gardens, trial gardens and water features. There is also an area that is more ‘natural’ and covered with trees, a worn out trail and yes, underbrush and an occasional dandelion. To get this shot, I had to get down on my knees to get a better view. Even though it’s a weed I think it turned out quite nice. Camera: Big Bertha (Canon EOS 5D Mark II) Date: March 2012 Continue reading When was the last time you admired a weed? Never?
It was a gluttonous day of photographing butterflies at the Dallas Arboretum last weekend. There were so many butterflies they almost became blasé! Almost. Here’s a look at highlights from the Monarch Butterfly Photo Shoot Tips: – When photographing butterflies, … Continue reading Monarch Butterfly Photo Shoot
I visited one of my favorite stores recently, HobbyTown USA, to make an important purchase for the blog. They were a bit pricey but I think they are well worth the investment. The train conductor made his debut on a … Continue reading The man without a face.
This week’s Random Object is brought to us by Tore Bellis. Check out his bio by clicking here. ——————————— Tore: “I know you said random object but are there rules? How random an object? I am at a loss as … Continue reading Random Object Wednesday: A tribute to the slide rule.