Brazos Bend State Park has had some hard times the last few years with frequent closures due to flooding. We made a quick trip this week and things are looking good.
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One of my favorite winter excursions is going to Galveston in hopes of finding Sandhill Cranes. We made a trip on Dec 15th and had pretty good luck, plus we checked out Bolivar for other winter visitors. The drive home in the extreme traffic will not be discussed.
Winter finally showed up in South Texas on Tuesday in the form of a front bringing gusty winds, lowered temperatures and quite a bit of rain. Just before the change we were in Galveston hunting for Sandhill Cranes without a lot of luck. We ended up on Sportsman Road.
Dec 1, 2017 ~ Often when you start noticing something it suddenly appears everywhere. Kind of like when you learn the definition of the word ubiquitous and then it is... everywhere! Recently I become obsessed with circles, curves and arches.
Nov 17, 2017 ~ Sometimes the birds just get too close. I know, this sounds like a strange problem to have, but with large waders or acclimated feeder birds, they can invade your minimum focus distance or overfill the frame and then you risk chopping off feet or clipping wings.
October 27, 2017 ~ Most of the marshes along the coast are full of water which scatters the birds, but a few fall visitors have shown up. Last Sunday we found a lot of birds, and constantly changing light.
Oct 6, 2017 ~ A while back I succumbed to that dreaded malady that strikes photographers, musicians and many others. The all-consuming desire to expand your collection of gear... otherwise known as GAS...