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Where to See the Best Bluebonnets in 2018

Where to See the Best Bluebonnets in 2018

2017 was an interesting year for Texas Bluebonnets. Overall, it was a good but not great season. An early onset to spring brought on two distinct blooms. If you knew where to look, there were excellent fields for about 6 weeks, from early March through mid-April. Northern Texas still had blooms hanging around in late April. The roadsides were good in spots but levels of coverage were below what we had seen over the last several seasons.

Ten Most Terrifying Abandoned Places in Texas

Ten Most Terrifying Abandoned Places in Texas

Texas is home to many fantasticly frightening places. If you're looking for a Halloween scare that also makes a great photo op, here are ten of my favorite abandoned places I have photographed during my time exploring the state. 

Severe Weather Safety in the Lone Star State

Severe Weather Safety in the Lone Star State

As April wears on we are getting deeper into the heart of severe weather season in the state of Texas. This state is no stranger to violent weather systems causing scores of fatalities. In 2015, 24 Texans perished during the Memorial Day Floods, while 11 lost their lives in tornadoes on December 26th (8 in Garland alone). 

Twelve Tips for Taking Perfect Bluebonnet Pictures

Twelve Tips for Taking Perfect Bluebonnet Pictures

Bluebonnet season is here and the roadsides and fields are quickly filling in with wildflowers! Whether you decide to make your own images or hire a professional (ahem,) these tips will help you be sure your bluebonnet family photos will be the best they can be. 

The Ten Best Stargazing Spots in Texas

The Ten Best Stargazing Spots in Texas

The stars at night, shine big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas. But where do they shine the biggest and brightest? Here is my list of the top spots in the state to take in the night sky. 

The Ten Best Spots in Texas to See Bluebonnets in 2016.

The Ten Best Spots in Texas to See Bluebonnets in 2016.

During Spring, fields of bluebonnets can be spotted throughout central, southeast and east Texas. Many of the state's major highways are lined with bluebonnets and other wildflowers during this time of year, making for some incredibly scenic drives. Over the years, the wild population has been supplemented with planted parcels of bluebonnets. So, if you're looking to see blooming bluebonnets in Texas, what's the best spot to look?