Category: Travel Texas | Hill Country

  • First Friday Art Walk, Fredericksburg Tx

    First Friday Art Walk, Fredericksburg Tx

    A delightful monthly event for artlovers, the first Friday of every month is a wonderful way to spend an evening of ART, Hill Country atmosphere, and socializing with friends in downtown Fredericksburg! Many participating local art galleries keep their doors open late into the evening (often 8pm), for this self-guided tour around town. Each gallery […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Old Tree Behind Dodds Nursery on Main St., Fredericksburg Tx

    The Old Tree Behind Dodds Nursery on Main St., Fredericksburg Tx

    I remember when growing up our family would visit the Dodd’s Nursery on Main St in Fredericksburg TX. As a kid I wasn’t very interested in gardening, but I always enjoyed seeing that old oak tree in their back yard! It was magnificent back then, with its many twisted limbs, and its still a beauty! […]

  • 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. […]

  • Fall Foliage Report: Portraits at Lost Maples State Park + Vanderpool Texas

    Fall Foliage Report:  Portraits at Lost Maples State Park + Vanderpool Texas

    Here in the Texas Hill Country, the Lost Maples State Park is a well-known hot spot each November for FALL COLORS! FALL FOLIAGE REPORT Are you interested in getting your family portraits taken at LOST MAPLES STATE PARK? Simply let us know! We are based in Fredericksburg TX and travel is available. ADDRESS:LOST MAPLES STATE PARK […]

  • Annual Spring Art Show, downtown Fredericksburg TX

    Annual Spring Art Show, downtown Fredericksburg TX

    We are busy getting ready for the annual Die Künstler (the artists) Spring Break Art Show and Sale.  It will be held under the large open pavilion at Fredericksburg’s downtown Marketplatz. I am thrilled that I will be able to participate along with over 20 local artists!  Each artist will be bringing their own unique […]

  • Fredericksburg Texas: Hill Country Bluebonnet Trails & Photo Tips

    Fredericksburg Texas: Hill Country Bluebonnet Trails & Photo Tips

    travel 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. Stonewall: Visit the LBJ Park, which is on Hwy 290. Johnson City: take Hwy 281 north to Marble Falls, the lakes, […]

  • Travel Texas | Photography Tips | Piers & Boats

    Travel Texas | Photography Tips | Piers & Boats

    Photographing the outdoors can be a challenge, especially if your on a limited time vacation schedule with your family in tow. I always enjoy my precious family time on our vacations, but I do like to try & set aside a little photography time, especially at sunset or sunrise, for my own collections. For sunrise photos, it […]

  • Annual DK Fall Art Show | Shop Fredericksburg Tx

    Annual DK Fall Art Show | Shop Fredericksburg Tx

    Fredericksburg’s largest local art group, Die Künstler von Fredericksburg (the artists of Fredericksburg) hosting annual fall art show in Fredericksburg Texas. This well received annual art show draws in many visitors each year, and is Fredericksburg’s longest running annual art show hosted by local artists!  Its also DK’s biggest event of the year. Over 60 artists […]

  • Alaina & John | Luckenbach Tx Elopement | Hill Country Images

    Alaina & John | Luckenbach Tx Elopement | Hill Country Images

    Congratulations to Alaina & John on their Luckenbach Texas secret elopement! Yes, it was a secret day! I’m so happy that I had the chance to meet them and be part of their awesome day! We started inside their cozy rustic cabin at Settlers Crossing.  Its a B&B on Hwy 1376 near Luckenbach. When I […]

  • Kathy Weigand Hosting Photography Workshop | Fredericksburg Texas

    One-Day Only  Photography Workshop hosted by Kathy Weigand! It’ll be a full day of photography fun in Fredericksburg Tx! Any photography skill level is welcome to join!  We will discuss and lighting, posing, and the artistic side of creating fine portraiture. Every participant will also have the ability to work with Kathy, on an individual basis, […]

  • Grand Prize Print is Featured @ Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center | Austin Texas

    Grand Prize Print is Featured @ Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center | Austin Texas

    The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin Texas, is featuring ‘Giant Oak on Wildflower Hill’ by KWeigand on their front page website With over 1300 entries in this year’s Photo Contest, ‘Giant Oak on Wildflower Hill’ was chosen by their panel of judges as the overall GRAND PRIZE WINNER and First Place in the Fields […]

  • Texas Hill Country Images | Gearing up for Spring Bluebonnets

    Texas Hill Country Images | Gearing up for Spring Bluebonnets

    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 […]

  • Gallery Spotlight: Bluebonnet Farm, Texas Hill Country Wildflowers, Signed Fine Art Print

    Gallery Spotlight: Bluebonnet Farm, Texas Hill Country Wildflowers, Signed Fine Art Print

    Title:  Bluebonnet Farm Title: Bluebonnet FarmThe original image was taken with 35mm slide film. Now available as a fine art signed Print or Canvas through our online store. (watermark not printed on actual artwork) Photo taken on Hwy 281 by Marble Falls & Burnet – near Austin & Fredericksburg! Since this image was taken, the […]

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