Category: Bluebonnets / Blooms

  • The Annual Butterfly Migrations Throughout the Texas Hill Country Offer Great Photo Ops.

    The Annual Butterfly Migrations Throughout the Texas Hill Country Offer Great Photo Ops.

    SPRING: During the spring, our local peach orchards and gardens are strong attractants for butterflies, especially the popular Monarch Butterflies. In March, the bees and butterflies love the delicate pink peach blooms. But the blooms are short lived, and may only last about 1-2 weeks. Heavy spring rains and wind can easily knock the blooms […]

  • Hill Country Images: Visiting Mason Texas on the Hill Country Bluebonnet Trail

    Hill Country Images: Visiting Mason Texas on the Hill Country Bluebonnet Trail

    Sometimes in life you come to a crossroads.We did that today while driving around looking at the wildflowers. Shall we head towards Llano, or turn towards Mason?Either way will showcase a colorful display of wildflowers, but on this afternoon, we chose Mason.   Mason is also known as the ‘gem of the Hill Country‘. Wildflowers in Mason […]

  • Peach Blooms & Butterflies, Fredericksburg Tx

    Peach Blooms & Butterflies, Fredericksburg Tx

    We are all going through some challenging times with the virus pandemic, and so I find myself being drawn even closer to nature. I try to go outdoors every chance I get! It seems like I can always find some tiny visual surprise outside that helps me to take my mind of the real world. […]

  • Hill Country Peach Blooms

    Hill Country Peach Blooms

    The Hill Country is filled with the beautiful peach orchard blooms. Spring is here!The Bluebonnets are blooming, as well as an early Indian Paintbrush here and there.But our peach & other fruit trees are looking so beautiful! And they are covered with butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Here are a few photos that I took […]

  • Fredericksburg Texas: Hill Country Bluebonnet Trails & Photo Tips

    Fredericksburg Texas: Hill Country Bluebonnet Trails & Photo Tips

    Texas Hill Country Bluebonnet Trails + Photo Tips Some popular locations to look for bluebonnets From Fredericksburg going East:From Main Street take Hwy 290 East, along the wine tasting rooms to Wildseed Farms. At Stonewall Texas visit LBJ Park, also on Hwy 290. From Johnson City take Hwy 281 to Marble Falls, the lakes, & […]

  • Personal Backyard Photo Challenge – Photography 101

    Personal Backyard Photo Challenge – Photography 101

    This evening I decided it was time for a personal backyard photo challenge! My self challenge: – Only use 1 lens, and tonight’s choice was my Canon 70-200.– No flash. Use ambient light only.– I had to go outside & find something new on my own property/backyard. – I would only allow myself a handful of shots. My […]

  • Texas Hill Country Images: Bluebonnet Trails of Fredericksburg, Mason, & Llano

    Texas Hill Country Images: Bluebonnet Trails of Fredericksburg, Mason, & Llano

        FREDERICKSBURG (Gillespie County): A beautiful yellow field at Doss Texas.  Photo © KWeigand. – Starting at Fredericksburg drive to Doss, then spend some time on the county roads around Doss.  Finally, travel along Hwy 783, to Hwy 87, & Mason TX. – Hwy 87 from Fredericksburg to Mason.  More colors are usually visible […]

  • Texas Hill Country Images Bluebonnets & Wildflowers in Central Tx

    Texas Hill Country Images Bluebonnets & Wildflowers in Central Tx

    Central Texas Hill Country Bluebonnet sightings: April photo, shot with tripod, taken North of Marble Falls, on Longhorn Cavern/Inks Lake Road. We went back through the Kingsland, Inks Lake, Marble Falls, Llano, & Castell  areas this past weekend to see the scenery.  We piled our entire family into the car, and off we went! Here’s some […]

  • Texas Hill Country Images: Gearing up for Bluebonnet Season

    Texas Hill Country Images: Gearing up for Bluebonnet Season

    Near Mason Tx By mid March of each year, its always an exciting time here in central Texas as we look forward to seeing this year’s crop of BLUEBONNETS!!! Our famous little Bluebonnet plants are hardy, and with just a small amount of moisture, they will start popping up – & do I dare pray […]

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