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
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!
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
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!
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!
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’
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
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
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