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Peach Tree Orchards & Blooms in the Texas Hill Country

Soon the Peach Orchards all round the Fredericksburg & Stonewall area will explode with beautiful blooms! - But they won't last long, especially if its windy or if we have a strong rain shower go through the area!  Ask the local Hill Country Peach Growers for more info. The blooms usually arrive sometime around the … Continue reading Peach Tree Orchards & Blooms in the Texas Hill Country

Spring is heading to the Texas Hill Country!

This warm weather that we've had lately makes me think of spring!  Yup, the grass in our back pasture is getting a little greener! Yay!  The recent rains give me hope that we might have some decent bluebonnets this spring. Hwy 16 North is a favorite for spotting bluebonnets in April!  From Main St in Fredericksburg … Continue reading Spring is heading to the Texas Hill Country!

Llano County Bald Eagles

Its that time of the year again for watching a well-known Hill Country's Bald Eagle nest just outside of Llano Tx!  For many years the same eagles have been returning to the same nest.  Its located about 9 miles east of Llano on Highway 29. Cropped image of the smaller adult male.   I recommend … Continue reading Llano County Bald Eagles

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Hill Country Images!

My daughter Ashley made this arrangement in the foreground:  Pinecones from a tree that my Grandmother planted with some silver spray, fresh cedar, magnolia, & mistletoe from our back pastures!  Add a floating candle in a mason jar with a ribbon and ta-da!  (drum roll) You have real Hill Country Christmas decor! I hope everyone has … Continue reading Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Hill Country Images!

2011 Wild Horses (first edition) Christmas Cards – benefitting Wild Horses!

  Hi everyone! As many of you already know I am a HUGE fan of America's Wild Horses and over the years I have tried to help them out as I can. This year, I've created new cards featuring BRIDGER, a beautiful Wild Stallion  who is living at the McCullough Peaks Wild Horse Range near … Continue reading 2011 Wild Horses (first edition) Christmas Cards – benefitting Wild Horses!

Photography as Art – Going through my ‘Blue Period’

I love traveling - especially through Wyoming/Montana/Colorado/ & the ROCKY MOUNTAINS!  But as the only photographer in my family, it can be frustrating and tough convincing my family that we have to be at a certain location at sunset or sunrise for prime light! So, on one of our trips through the Tetons, we were running … Continue reading Photography as Art – Going through my ‘Blue Period’

Simple Photography Tips – for winter

Taken near Ouray Colorado It may look warm in this photo, but the temp was around 15 degrees! That's crazy cold for a Texan like me! We had arrived just before sunrise and I stayed out in the cold for most of the morning while my hubby stayed toasty warm in the truck!  It was … Continue reading Simple Photography Tips – for winter

Old Texas Hill Country Barn – TMax Film

Just had to post an old image that I took around 2001 or so using FILM!  That was way back in the good 'ol days huh?!? TMax black & white film - Canon EOS 3 (aka my Black Beauty), tripod, shutter release!   I need to dust her off once in a while... sniff, sniff … Continue reading Old Texas Hill Country Barn – TMax Film

2011 PPA Print Competition

I'm so happy that I'm sharing a little part of the Texas Hill Country with the PPA, Professional Photographers of America, International Print Competition - it scored a merit, so it should be on display in New Orleans!  woohoo! Title:  The Way, Truth, & The Light St Mary's Church in downtown Fredericksburg Texas late on … Continue reading 2011 PPA Print Competition