Tag: Kathy Weigand

  • Getting Ready for Your Portraits

    Getting Ready for Your Portraits

    FAMILIES | HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS | INDIVIDUALS | ENGAGEMENTS | EDITORIAL | BUSINESS HEADSHOTS These aren’t “rules” but just some suggestions to help clients get ready for a fun-filled photo day with KWeigand Studio! CLOTHING / JEWELRY / ACCESSORIES • Solid colored clothing works great – try to avoid busy strips & patterns. • Trendy […]

  • Haybales near Luckenbach TX | Oil Painting | Hill Country Art

    Haybales near Luckenbach TX | Oil Painting | Hill Country Art

    Here in the Texas Hill Country, its been so dusty, dry, and HOT. Sure hope we get some rain soon! The other morning we saw some beautiful clouds at dawn and were hoping they would at least give us a tiny rain shower. But they didn’t last long. I was so inspired and happy just […]

  • Texas Hill Country Portrait Photographer

    Texas Hill Country Portrait Photographer

    COMMISSIONED PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY As an experienced master photographer, we create gallery artwork for our clients to proudly showcase on the walls of your home. Investing in quality artwork of your family is an important investment! PRE-SESSION CONSULTATIONVISIONING + PLANNINGWe prefer to take the time to get to know our clients. We listen and ask questions. […]

  • 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), […]

  • Paint Your Own Photography Studio Portrait Canvas Backdrop | Kathy Weigand

    Paint Your Own Photography Studio Portrait Canvas Backdrop | Kathy Weigand

    Over the years of being a professional photographer, I’ve spent thousands on painted canvas and muslin studio backdrops.  I use them for a couple seasons, and before you know it, we’re ready to change them out for some fresh colors… & that adds up! For a long time, I’ve been wanting to paint my own canvas […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • Tiny Weddings & Elopement Photographer| Fredericksburg Tx

    Tiny Weddings & Elopement Photographer| Fredericksburg Tx

    NORMA & KLINT Photography: Kathy Weigand M. Photog.Venue: Cotton Gin Village B&B, Fredericksburg TX. I was delighted to meet Norma & Klint, and had the honor of photographing their small wedding here in Fredericksburg!  It was a beautiful day for their winter wedding and what a sweet, sweet couple!!!  We had so much FUN! The […]

  • 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 […]

  • Introducing… Aspen Grove

    Introducing… Aspen Grove

    Title: Aspen Grove 8×8 oil on board frame size 14×14 • SOLD “Using one of my Yellowstone Nat’l Park photographs as a reference, I painted this little one with the sights and sounds of Yellowstone heavy on my mind.  I simply love the fall colors in the Rocky Mountains!” © Hill Country Images Reproductions prohibited. […]

  • Lone Oak – New Oil Painting! Hill Country Images in Fredericksburg TX

    Lone Oak  – New Oil Painting!  Hill Country Images in Fredericksburg TX

    I really enjoyed painting this one. I wanted to create a Hill Country landscape with simplicity, warm tones, as well as cool blue hues.  Its been so hot here lately with 100+ degree HOT summer days, I can almost feel a breeze hitting that tree. 🙂 ‘Lone Oak’  6×8 oil on board • SOLD Its […]

  • Backyard Photo Challenge | Photography 101

    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 […]

  • Two Award Winning Prints are heading to Exhibition in Atlanta GA

    Two Award Winning Prints are heading to Exhibition in Atlanta GA

    Local Photographer’s Work Goes to International Exhibition Two images, titled ‘Coastal Sunrise’ & ‘Shiner’, created by local professional photographer Kathy Weigand, of Hill Country Images, have both recently been awarded PPA Print Competition Merits by a panel of eminent jurors from across the United States, and were accepted into the General Collection of Professional Photographers […]

  • Texas Hill Country Images | Stock Photos | Business Advertising & Marketing

    Texas Hill Country Images | Stock Photos | Business Advertising & Marketing

    Texas Stock Photos are great for updating and adding color and spirit to your business advertising neds including: websites, social media, and printed ads. The Alamo at Dusk Photo taken near Doss Texas. If you are looking for specific Texas photos for your advertising and marketing,  send email with a brief description of what you […]

  • Marble Falls, Horseshoe Bay, Texas Real Estate Photography

    Marble Falls, Horseshoe Bay, Texas Real Estate Photography

    Working with the Steve Reitz Co, who specializes in luxury home remodels in the central Texas, Horseshoe Bay & Marble Falls Texas area, is always fun!  I enjoy seeing & photographing the newly remodeled homes, and hearing stories or meeting the people who live there! This particular home has been owned by the same family […]

  • Bluebonnet Willow City Loop Oil Painting, Fredericksburg Tx Artist

    Bluebonnet Willow City Loop Oil Painting, Fredericksburg Tx Artist

    I am loving these gorgeous spring-like days here in central Texas. They’ve inspired me to dig through my archived images and pull out a photo that I took a couple years ago on the Willow City Loop just north of Fredericksburg Tx.  I used that image as a reference for this new oil painting. I’m […]