Aerial Austin Skyline Pano 2

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Aerial Austin Skyline Pano 2 – This is our latest daytime Austin skyline aerial showing the city from east to west view in a two to one panorama in downtown area over Lady Bird Lake.  We capture downtown Austin skyline along lady bird lake shoreline along with the Congress bridge where we captured the Congress bridge and first street bridge that cross Lady Bird Lake into the city.  Austin is a fast growing city with at least thirty to forty new buildings being built in this area with 25 new high rise buildings slated to start in the next year or so, Austin has a population of over a million people now and when I go downtown I always see a lot of new thing building after being in the area for over forty years now. The city of Austin is a modern contemporary city with a lot focus around it parks and hike and bike trail that run around town lake or rather Lady Bird Lake. Most of the high rise buildings have been built in the last ten years in downtown Austin. In this image you can see the Independent and the Austonian which are the two tallest buildings till two more are finished they will be approxiamately two hundred feet taller. The city of austin continues to grow it seems like ever couple of month the landscape changes in the downtown area. Let the race begin for the tallest skyscraper begin in the southern USA. Currently two other citys in Texas hold the title but for how long?

Best Austin Skylines 2020

These are some of our best and latest Austin Skyline for 2020 – Austin Texas has many places to see the city and we have a few for you here enjoy!

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Colorful Austin Skyline Panorama – Texas Capitol Aerial View

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Texas Capitol from Austin SOCO Sunrise : Prints Available

Texas Capitol from Austin SOCO Sunrise

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Texas Capitol from Austin SOCO Sunrise Vertical

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Aerial Skyline of Downtown Austin – This is our latest Austin skyline aerial showing the city from east to west view daytime.

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Aerial Austin Skyline Pano 2

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SOCO View of Texas Capitol Dark

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Downtown Austin Skyline Night

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Austin Skyline at Twilight

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Austin Skyline at Twilight Pano

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Austin Sunrise Pano

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Austin Downtown Skyline Night Pano

Texas Capitol from Austin SOCO Sunrise

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.

 

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Texas Capitol from Austin SOCO Sunrise – A 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. This was taken in the early hours as I waited for the sun to come up rather the pre-dawn as it is still pretty dark but the capitol is nicely lit.

Sunset over South Padre Island

Sunset over South Padre from Laguna Madre.  South Padre Island is one of the few places along the gulf coast you can take a sunrise and a sunset photo. We had been out earlier trying to capture the wind surfers on the flats, but they lost wind. While we were trying to decide what next the sun started setting and it was a big orange glow.  The sky was incredible as the sun began to set and sky got more orange taking over the entire sky so of course we continued taking photos did it went dark.  It seldom you get these magical kind of moments over the Texas coast. The Texas coast has some beautiful coastal scenery no matter when you come. My favorite time to visit Padre island is in the winter but no matter when you come its a great place to kill some time. South Padre, Seascapes, landscape, Sunset, Laguna Madre, south padre island, beach image, beach images, beach picture, beach pictures, beach scene, beach scenes, beach sunset pictures, coastal, texas,Sunset Over Laguna Madre on South Padre Island : Prints Available /no_width_caption]

South Padre Island is one of the few places along the gulf coast you can take a sunrise and a sunset photo. We had been out earlier trying to capture the wind surfers on the flats, but they lost wind. While we were trying to decide what next the sun started setting and it was a big orange glow.  The sky was incredible as the sun began to set and sky got more orange taking over the entire sky so of course we continued taking photos did it went dark.  It seldom you get these magical kind of moments over the Texas coast.

 

Austin Skyline Dawn Pano – Lady Bird Lake Austin Texas

Austin Skyline Dawn Pano  -Lady Bird Lake Austin Texas – We captured this Austin Skyline before sunrise which is the best time to get some color in the sky right at dawn. Butler Shores was the only place where you can park now as many parking lots are closed in downtown due to the covid19. We wanted to capture the latest Austin skyline before downtown Austin has another transformation as we have two more high rises that they have started on in the last year that will change the skyline again very soon. The two new skyscrapers will be two hundred feet taller than the Independent or Jengal building seen in this image. The Independent now has the top crown lit which many had been waiting to see. In the last couple of years the skyline has added at least a dozen new skyscrapers along the shoreline, many which have blocked some of the old high rise buildings like the austin 360 and the Frost Bank Tower. The frost can still be seen from this angle but in many cases it is not visible any longer. This area is popular because of the many parks and hike and bike trails that are so easily usable in downtown. The city of Austin had a thriving convention business till the covid19 virus that brought many to the area which I am sure will come back soon. Austin has a population of a million people and it sometimes seem they are all downtown with all the condos they have built. Austin Texas has alway had a reputaton of a city with a vibe with it music industry like the SBSW and the ACL festives along with so many small events it too hard to name them all. We have taken many of the Texas skylines and non have had the transformation that Austin Tx has, especially along Lady Bird Lake or town lake as many old timers call it which is part of the highland lakes colorado river chain. Austin is also the home to theTexas Capitol which is one of the largest employer in downtown Austin, along with the many high tech company like Amazon, IBM, Adobe, Google to name a few. Today Austin’s population has reach one million and is one of the fastest growing city in the south.

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Austin Skyline Dawn Pano – We captured this Austin Skyline before sunrise which is the best time to get some color in the sky right at dawn. Butler Shores was the only place where you can park now as many parking lots are closed in downtown due to the covid19. We wanted to capture the latest Austin skyline before downtown Austin has another transformation as we have two more high rises that they have started on in the last year that will change the skyline again very soon. The two new skyscrapers will be two hundred feet taller than the Independent or Jengal building seen in this image. The Independent now has the top crown lit which many had been waiting to see. In the last couple of years the skyline has added at least a dozen new skyscrapers along the shoreline, many which have blocked some of the old high rise buildings like the austin 360 and the Frost Bank Tower. The frost can still be seen from this angle but in many cases it is not visible any longer. This area is popular because of the many parks and hike and bike trails that are so easily usable in downtown. The city of Austin had a thriving convention business till the covid19 virus that brought many to the area which I am sure will come back soon. Austin has a population of a million people and it sometimes seem they are all downtown with all the condos they have built. Austin Texas has alway had a reputaton of a city with a vibe with it music industry like the SBSW and the ACL festives along with so many small events it too hard to name them all. We have taken many of the Texas skylines and non have had the transformation that Austin Tx has, especially along Lady Bird Lake or town lake as many old timers call it which is part of the highland lakes colorado river chain. Austin is also the home to theTexas Capitol which is one of the largest employer in downtown Austin, along with the many high tech company like Amazon, IBM, Adobe, Google to name a few. Today Austin’s population has reach one million and is one of the fastest growing city in the south.

Texas Windmill with Milky Way

Texas Windmill with Milky Way – We captured this celestial night sky with this Texas windmill with the water tank in silouette between some trees as the night sky was full of stars with the milky way just overhead. You can see that the windmill was spinning on this night with only a slight breeze we heard the windmill even before we got out of the car. Also we liked the added touch of the silouette of the prickly pear in the scene just to the right of windmill. The night sky with the stars and the galaxy overhead with a windmill is one of those iconic Texas thing we like to capture in a starscape. The milkyway is the galaxy that contains our solar system. The term milky is derived from the appearance from earth of the galaxy. The stars that make up the milky way are giant, luminous spheres of plasma and the galaxies consist of stars, stellar remnants, dust, gas, and dark matter, bound together by gravity. This starry night scene with wind mill and galaxy is iconic scene thoughout the Texas hill country it just finding one that not too close to a city. Oh the really bright star to the left of the windmill is the planet Venus. The Texas night sky can be awesome if you can find a place where it is not over run with light pollution from nearby cities. Many places have taken the dark skies initiative which reguired cut off lighting which has help a lot. Normally we might go to far west texas for a starscapes, but things are not up and running as normal because of covid 19 this year.

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Texas Windmill with Milky Way – We captured this Texas windmill with the water tank in silouette between some trees as the night sky was full of stars with the milky way just overhead. You can see that the windmill was spinning on this night with only a slight breeze we heard the windmill even before we got out of the car. Also we liked the added touch of the silouette of the prickly pear in the scene just to the right of windmill. The night sky with the stars and the galaxy overhead with a windmill is one of those iconic Texas thing we like to capture in a starscape. The milkyway is the galaxy that contains our solar system. The term milky is derived from the appearance from earth of the galaxy. The stars that make up the milky way are giant, luminous spheres of plasma and the galaxies consist of stars, stellar remnants, dust, gas, and dark matter, bound together by gravity.This starry night scene with wind mill and galaxy is iconic scene thoughout the Texas hill country it just finding one that not too close to a city. Of the rally bright star to the left of the windmill is the planet Venus. The Texas night sky can be awesome if you can find a place where it is not overrun with light pollution from nearby cities. Many places have taken the dark skies initiative which reguired cut off lighting which has help a lot. Normally we might go to far west texas for a starscapes, but things are not up and running as normal because of covid 19.

Austin Skyline Sunrise

Austin Skyline Sunrise – We captured this image Austin skyline before the sun acually broke the horizon on this morning in the downtown area of the city. The sky painted the sky with some pinks, yellow, purple and blues which was a lovely backdrop on this day. We have been trying to capture this shot from congress bridge for some time but there was so much going on with the protest and constant building that we waited for break. Austin Texas is a popular place for tourist to visit with so many things to do, with a great music scene, art events, sporting events and many parks and lake in the area. Austin is on the edge of the Texas hill country another popular place to visit especially in the spring for the wildflower season.  Downtown Austin is beautiful modern city with some unique architecture and new high rises almost yearly.  We will need to come back in a few years as their are plans for two more buildings in the city that will be two hundred feet taller than the tallest building the Independent in Austin now. Austin skyline has been constantly changing so we have tried to catch it as the latest batch of building have been finished. This images captures the congress bridge that leads your eye to the Texas Capitol in downtown Austin. The Texas Capitol is a landmark and favorite tourist attraction to visit when people come to town. Also University of Texas is the largest university in the city and draws a large crowd for their many sporting and school events. In this Austin aerial image you can see the second tallest building the Austonian and the Frost and many others along the water front. Lately the Lady Bird Lake which is this portion of the Colorado river has been getting more and more crowed as they are constanly building new high rises along the colorado river water front. In any case it is a constantly evolving City of Austin skyline.
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Austin Skyline Sunrise – We captured this Austin skyline image before the sun acually broke the horizon on this morning in downtown . The sky painted the sky with some pinks, yellow, purple and blues which was a lovely backdrop on this day for the austin skyline. We have been trying to capture this shot for some time but there was so much going on with the protest and constant building that we waited for break. We will need to come back in a few years as their are plans for two more buildings that will be two hundred feet taller than the tallest building the Independent in Austin now. Austin skyline has been constantly changing over the years so we have tried to catch it as the latest batch of building have been finished. This images captures the congress bridge that leads your eye to the Texas Capitol in downtown Austin. The Texas Capitol is a landmark and favorite tourist location to visit when people come to town. In this aerial image you can see our second tallest building the Austonian and the Frost and many others along the water front. Lately the Lady Bird Lake has been getting more and more crowed as they are constanly building new high rises along the colorado river water front. In any case it is a constantly evolving City of Austin skyline

Austin Skyline Sunrise : Prints Available

Austin Skyline Sunrise – We captured this Austin skyline image before the sun acually broke the horizon on this morning in downtown . The sky painted the sky with some pinks, yellow, purple and blues which was a lovely backdrop on this day for the austin skyline. We have been trying to capture this shot for some time but there was so much going on with the protest and constant building that we waited for break. We will need to come back in a few years as their are plans for two more buildings that will be two hundred feet taller than the tallest building the Independent in Austin now. Austin skyline has been constantly changing over the years so we have tried to catch it as the latest batch of building have been finished. This images captures the congress bridge that leads your eye to the Texas Capitol in downtown Austin. The Texas Capitol is a landmark and favorite tourist location to visit when people come to town. In this aerial image you can see our second tallest building the Austonian and the Frost and many others along the water front. Lately the Lady Bird Lake has been getting more and more crowed as they are constanly building new high rises along the colorado river water front. In any case the Austin skyline is a constantly evolving  skyline when it will be completed is unknown.

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Austin Skyline Sunrise Pano

We captured this panorama image of Austin Skyline sunrise before the sun acually broke the horizon on this morning. The sky painted the sky with some pinks, yellow, purple and blues which was a lovely backdrop on this day. We have been trying to capture this shot for some time but there was so much going on with the protest and constant building that we waited for break. We will need to come back in a few years as their are plans for two more buildings that will be two hundred feet taller than the tallest building the Independent in Austin now. Austin skyline has been constantly changing so we have tried to catch it as the latest batch of building have been finished. This images captures the congress bridge that leads your eye to the Texas Capitol in downtown Austin. The Texas Capitol is a landmark and favorite tourist location to visit when people come to town. In this aerial image you can see the tallest building the Independent along with the second tallest building the Austonian and the Frost and many others along the water front. Lately the Lady Bird Lake has been getting more and more crowed as they are constanly building new high rises along the colorado river water front. In any case it is a constantly evolving City of Austin skyline.

 

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Austin Skyline Sunrise Pano – We captured this panorama image of Austin Skyline sunrise before the sun acually broke the horizon on this morning. The sky painted the sky with some pinks, yellow, purple and blues which was a lovely backdrop on this day. We have been trying to capture this shot for some time but there was so much going on with the protest and constant building that we waited for break. We will need to come back in a few years as their are plans for two more buildings that will be two hundred feet taller than the tallest building the Independent in Austin now. Austin skyline has been constantly changing so we have tried to catch it as the latest batch of building have been finished. This images captures the congress bridge that leads your eye to the Texas Capitol in downtown Austin. The Texas Capitol is a landmark and favorite tourist location to visit when people come to town. In this aerial image you can see the tallest building the Independent along with the second tallest building the Austonian and the Frost and many others along the water front. Lately the Lady Bird Lake has been getting more and more crowed as they are constanly building new high rises along the colorado river water front. In any case it is a constantly evolving City of Austin skyline.

Bluebonnets at the Cattle Guard

Bluebonnets at the Cattle Guard – While driving the hill country looking for Texas bluebonnets we pass many cattle guards on our journey. The Texas hill country county roads have lot of bluebonnets and plenty of cattle guard and this one had a nice selection of wildflower right at the gate. In the texas hill country you find cattle guards through out these county roads, they allow the cattle to cross the road to graze but not go beyound their property line. I have heard that cattle will not cross them but dont know about other livestock. We liked this gate with cattle guard with this nice patch of bluebonnet wildflowers. Always be mindful that this is private property and do not get off the roadside.

 

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Bluebonnets at the Cattle Guard – While driving the hill country looking for Texas bluebonnets we pass many cattle guards on our journey. The Texas hill country county roads have lot of bluebonnets and plenty of cattle guard and this one had a nice selection of wildflower right at the gate. In the texas hill country you find cattle guards through out these county roads, they allow the cattle to cross the road to graze but not go beyound their property line. I have heard that cattle will not cross them but dont know about other livestock. We liked this gate with cattle guard with this nice patch of bluebonnet wildflowers. Always be mindful that this is private property and do not get off the roadside.

 

Gruene Dance Hall B W

Gruene Dance Hall B W – Gruene Hall in black and white, This area outside of New Braunfels is an old German community by Ernest Gruene which is also the towns name, oh it is prononced “Green”. Now this area is part of New Braunsfel and is the oldest dance hall in Texas built somewhere in the late 1878 as a social gathering place and a saloon for the cotton farmers in Gruene. Tx. Gruene Hall is still in buisness today with a saloon and dance hall.  It still has that vintage feel of an old Texas dance hall.  The water tower stands behind the dance hall in this image on a nice cloudy day. We like the contrast of the black and white in this image. Also available in color.

 

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Gruene Hall B W – Gruene Hall in black and white, This area outside of New Braunfels is an old German community by Ernest Gruene which is also the towns name, oh it is prononced ‘Green’. This is the oldest dance hall in Texas built somewhere in the late 1878 as a social gathering place and a saloon for the cotton farmers in Gruene. Tx. Gruene Hall is still in buisness today with a saloon and dance hall. The water tower stands behind the dance hall in this image on a nice cloudy day. We like the contrast of the black and white in this image. Also available in color.