Tag: Hill Country Images

  • Photographing Gulf Fritillary Butterflies – Fredericksburg Tx Hill Country

    Photographing Gulf Fritillary Butterflies – Fredericksburg Tx Hill Country

    GULF FRITILLARY BUTTERFLIES Here in Texas and in the southern states, the Gulf Fritillary’s population peak around August through November, so now is the time to go out and photograph them! Adults can survive for a few weeks, but they cannot survive below 21 degrees Fahrenheit. Although smaller than Monarchs, the Gulf Fritillary butterflies are […]

  • On The Easel… Mama’s Resting

    On The Easel… Mama’s Resting

    Title: Mama’s Resting8×10 oil on Belgium linen stretched canvas I’m so thrilled to finish this adorable little 8×10 oil painting, its been fun working on those warm & cool hues and values. It began with a quick glance. This large mama cow caught my attention a few days ago while I was driving past their […]

  • Winter Landscape Photography Tips

    Winter Landscape Photography Tips

    Photography is challenging, and chasing the light in winter can put photographers in tricky situations. Here are a few ideas for Winter Landscapes: When shooting in cold or below-freezing weather, it is critical to have a fully charged set of batteries and plenty of extra batteries.  Cold temperatures will quickly drain batteries.  Between shots, try […]

  • 6×8 Original Oil: Spring in the Hill Country

    6×8 Original Oil: Spring in the Hill Country

    Life is one big adventure and I’m always trying to absorb new things. Its fun trying out new oil painting techniques and I’m trying to learn how to do basic video editing too! lol! I just recently added Gamblin’s NEO MEGILP medium to my oil palette. I’ve only used it a couple times (outdoors mostly), […]

  • 2020 Miniature Oils & Gifts

    2020 Miniature Oils & Gifts

    New 6×6 oil on board plein air painting by KWeigand. This plein air cactus landscape was painted in the evening light on our ranch here in Fredericksburg. Here is a sneak peak of our 2020 Holiday Miniature Oils & Gift Sale that starts next week on BLACK FRIDAY!+ FREE reg shipping on all orders. UPDATE: […]

  • Colorado Aspens – Abstract Art

    Colorado Aspens – Abstract Art

    Colorado Aspens Abstract Fine Art for large displaysignedshipped ready to hang Artwork is created on demand, please expect minimum 3 weeks delivery.Our hand-picked Master printers only use today’s top equipment, archival pigment inks, and gallery quality materials.  Quality Guarantee + FREE USA GROUND SHIP Please contact us with any questions. © Hill Country ImagesReproductions prohibited. […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • Photography as Art – exploring a ‘Blue Period’

    The Blue Period is a term used to define to the works produced by Spanish painter Pablo Picasso between 1901 and 1904, when he painted essentially monochromatic paintings in shades of blue and blue-green, only occasionally warmed by other colors. These somber works, inspired by Spain but painted in Paris, are now some of his most popular works, although he had difficulty selling them […]

  • Old Texas Hill Country Barn – TMax B&W Film

    Old Texas Hill Country Barn – TMax B&W Film

    Just had to post an old image that I took in the early 2000’s with FILM!  That was back in the good ‘ol days before I made the switch to digital. EQUIPMENT USED:Canon EOS3TMAX b&w filmTripodlight meterShutter release Today’s digital cameras are amazing, but at times I really miss my film days and I still keep […]

  • 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 […]

  • Real Estate Photography | Marble Falls, Horseshoe Bay Texas

    Real Estate Photography | Marble Falls, Horseshoe Bay Texas

    I recently photographed a beautiful re-modeled home in Marble Falls. What a gorgeous home!  All those fine details … large beams… did I mention that fabulous view of the lake?  Wow! I really enjoyed my time spent there. Simply contact us if you have any questions of our real estate, b&b, architectural photography services. Serving the Texas Hill […]

  • Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

    Merry Christmas from our little part of the Hill Country! My daughter Ashley made this arrangement in the foreground. She gathered pinecones from a tree that my Grandmother planted and added some silver spray. She got fresh cedar clippings, magnolia leaves, & mistletoe from our own back pasture!  Next she added a floating candle in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Print Competition Winners Announced, displayed in Phoenix AZ

    Print Competition Winners Announced, displayed in Phoenix AZ

    Its Official! Three images have recently earned Print Merits at the Professional Photographer Assoc (PPA) International Print Competition and will be displayed at the huge PPA Imaging USA Conference in Phoenix Arizona. A panel of 43 eminent jurors from across the United States selected the top images from nearly 5,000 total entries at the Gwinnett […]

  • 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 […]

  • The ‘J’ Family Wedding Vow Renewal + Fredericksburg Texas

    The ‘J’ Family Wedding Vow Renewal + Fredericksburg Texas

    What a great day! Venue: Wildseed Farms Fredericksburg TexasPhotography:  Hill Country Images It was a little windy, but the flowers were amazing at the Wildseed Farms just outside of Fredericksburg!  It was all so perfect for the J’s 40th Wedding Anniversary and Vow Renewal  – which was a surprise for them – put together & […]