Fuji X100 and Keb Mo’

Friday was a crazy day. I worked a 3/4 day and then scooped Helen up and ran to Dallas to catch Keb Mo’ playing atView full post »

Team Roping in Texas – January

Last week I returned from spending some time in Baltimore, studying and just trying to stay warm. This pastView full post »

Fuji X100 does Washington D.C.

The learning curve is steep…but short with the X100. The images above are from my second outing with theView full post »

Baltimore…and the Fuji x100

On Monday I flew back to Baltimore to spend two weeks working at the School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins, much likeView full post »

Sunrise on the ranch…

Last weekend I was lucky to get Kelly and and her good friend from A&M, Brian Bruck, to sit a moment just after theView full post »

Helen’s first ride….2012

After the cold front that moved through last week with the Christmas holiday the warm weather of New Year’s DayView full post »

“High Desert Sunrise”

  Running the ridge for water as the sun rises over a band of wild horses in northernView full post »

Grrrr…..life at the Fort Worth Zoo

I took a little break 2 weeks ago for an afternoon and got to visit the Fort Worth Zoo. It is a wonderful place toView full post »

“Cowboy Christmas at Twin V Ranch”

Both the girls have gotten home from school and the xmas holiday is almost in full swing here. The temperature hasView full post »

“Dancing with Cows” ~ 50th NCHA Futurity

It never fails….the NCHA Futurity opens at Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth and a cold snap hits. JustView full post »

11 ways to improve your photography – for free

As I have commented previously, the more you learn about photography, the more you realize that it isn’tView full post »

Giving Thanks…

“Respite  from the Blue Norther Saturday afternoon in the trees” Kelly drove both her and Maddie homeView full post »

Composition & Cowgirls

I have long been challenged with trying to make the leap from “snapshots” to photographs. Once you do, itView full post »

Tarleton State University vs Pittsburgh State = “W”

Last Saturday night I got to take a break from things and spend it court side at TSU as the team dismantled the visitingView full post »


Tarleton State University is getting ready to start up their basketball season and I began sorting through past images (View full post »

Sunrise over Santorini…with friend

Captured with: nikon d700, 24-70mm lens @ f/13, ISO 2000, 1/200View full post »

“Gang Supression Unit” – Belize City

After working a week in mid-July in the jungles of north central Belize, our medical team returned to Belize City. TheView full post »

“Young Vaqueros”

Above is Lightbox Gallery set of images shot last week during the Southwest Reined Cow Horse show here inView full post »

“The Vaquero”

Thomas Saunders, Twin V Ranch, Weatherford, Texas Captured with: nikon d700, 70-200mm @ f/4.0, ISO 200, 1/1000  View full post »

Ranch Foreman ~ Weatherford, Texas

Captured with: nikon d700, 70-200mm @ f/4.0, ISO 200, 1/1000.View full post »

“Empty Nest Syndrome”

It has been a lot quieter around here since both girls have left for college…too quiet sometimes. Friday NightView full post »

PBR Stephenville ~ “8 seconds”

This is one of my favorite pictures from when the PBR was here this summer. It is an iconic image of man vs. bull. TheView full post »

Telluride – Colors of Fall

Last weekend, I had to make a quick trip that took me through the southwest corner of Colorado…through theView full post »

Visions of Napa Valley ~ vintage 2011

Captured with: nikon d700, 85 mm f/1.4. (Click an image to progress through the lightbox)View full post »

Grapes, cheese and St. Helena…

With both girls in college, for the first time in 18 years Helen and I are footloose and free of most school-relatedView full post »

“Mustang Morning Sunrise”

Nevada high desert buckskin stallion and his mare get a little spooky as we approached just after sunrise…View full post »

Places of worship ~ Naxos, Greece

While visiting Greece this summer Maddie and I were fascinated with the number of churches – big, small andView full post »

“High Desert Colt”

A young wild Nevada colt, mom and dad heading out across the desert shortly after sunrise…. Captured with: nikonView full post »

Portrait of a Wild Buckskin Mare

It was just a week ago now that we were hiking among one of the treasures of western North America. The high desertView full post »

Nevada Wild Stallions ~ “survival of the fittest”

Last Saturday as Helen, Ann & I got closer to the waterhole, the young stallions started flexing their muscles andView full post »

Nevada’s Wild Horses ~ “waterhole walk”

The horses in Nevada’s northern high desert have a social structure much like ours. Likewise they are creatures ofView full post »

Nevada’s wild horses

Helen and I were lucky to be able to spend today with her sister, Ann in the high desert mountains of northern Nevada.View full post »

Texas Ranch Life ~ “man’s best friends….”

Living in the central Texas ranch communities lends itself often to a simpler life style. The speed of the world seemsView full post »

“the horse whisperer”

Some people have a spirit about them such that they are just naturally gifted with animals. It’s hard-wired intoView full post »

Kenny Wayne Sheperd Band – “Here I Go”

It has been crazy around here this past two weeks with getting Maddie & Kelly down to their respectiveView full post »

Hillside garden ~ Island of Naxo, Aegean Sea, Greece

Maddie & I had this view for a moment in June…. Captured with: d700, 24-70mm, f/2.8.View full post »