UT Tower Magic Hour Panorama – We captured this U T Tower, Stadium and campus right at the magic hours as the sky lit up with colorful pinks, blues, and orange sky in a 3 to one panorama. Some refer to this as the blue hours which is after sunset and right before sunrise. The sky had this wonderful pinks, orange, yellow and blue glow which seem a perfect back drop to the tower and stadium in this three to one pano. The UT Tower can be seen from quite a distance in downtown Austin so it is a landmark for the school and the city of austin. We capture this before the tower light went out so it gave a nice contrast against the colorful sky. The UT tower and some of the other buildings like the student union and the Darrell K Royal stadium were in view.
The stadium is also called the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. UT Austin is a flagship school know for it research in science and medicine along with advance educational opportunities. Austin UT campus covers over 40 acres and maintains a large student population. The UT Tower is located in the center of campus and is the tallest building at 307 feet so it can be seen from many locations.
Texas Capitol from Austin SOCO Sunrise – A view looking up Congress toward the Texas Capitol in downtown with the Austin skyline at sunrise. This was taken from an area refered to as SOCO which stand for South Congress. The soco area is a hip and trendy spot full of restaurants, shops, and night life which just happens to be in view of the Austin downtown along with the Texas capitol. There are very few times you can stand in the middle of the road in this area without being hit by a car so we haven’t been back here in years. Austin Texas is a vibrant active city it is hard to find times where you can photograph some scenes because this city doesn’t seem to stop. In this view you can see the capitol, the Frost Tower, the Austonian the second tallest building along with many others. The dividing line for south congress to north congress is Lady Bird Lake.