Family fun at St. Paddy’s Pickle Palooza

Whether you’re into eating pickles, drinking pickle juice, dressing like a pickle or just interested in a fun day, the World’s Only St. Paddy’s Pickle Parade & Palooza has you covered with a pickle playground, live music, pet parade, pickle eating contests, adopt-a-pet and more. The weekend event is held in Mansfield, TX, hometown to…… Continue reading Family fun at St. Paddy’s Pickle Palooza

Experimenting with Steel Wool Photography

Oh, the fun of playing with fire… Headed out to the country with a friend this past weekend to experiment with lighting steel wool on fire and seeing what kind of imagery we might obtain. I must say, we weren’t disappointed.  A couple rounds of perfecting the packing of the steel wool in the whisk…… Continue reading Experimenting with Steel Wool Photography

West 7th St. Bridge, Fort Worth TX

Met friends for another bridge outing, this time in Fort Worth, the West 7th Street Bridge. I’m happy with these pictures but didn’t quite get the trailing lights I was hoping for. There’s so little traffic later in the evenings in stark contrast with the dreadful DFW traffic at rush hour. At one point I…… Continue reading West 7th St. Bridge, Fort Worth TX

Bridge Architecture, MHHB Dallas

I love the wiry suspension of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas so when thinking about my next photo outing, it quickly came to mind. The bridge is named after Margaret Hunt Hill, an heiress and philanthropist. Construction began in Spring 2007 and the bridge opened in Spring 2012. I’m not sure about downtime,…… Continue reading Bridge Architecture, MHHB Dallas

Cityscape at Night, Fort Worth

With a little online research, I found this awesome location to shoot downtown Fort Worth sitting behind the Trinity River which provided stellar colors of reflection. This was an 18 F-stop for overall focus and to starburst the bright light on the right, with a 30-second shutter to catch optimal light, a 100 ISO for…… Continue reading Cityscape at Night, Fort Worth

Roller Derby Madness

Death Row Rumblers V. Wrecking Crew Photographed my first Roller Derby Match and turned it into a video montage. Here’s the action in 60-seconds… Now that’s a sport I’d be interested in trying out. And I already figured out my name – “Rebel Rouser.” If only I were more coordinated on skates. Maybe next year……… Continue reading Roller Derby Madness