Dallas Margaret McDermott Bridge

Dallas Margaret McDermott Bridge – The new Margaret McDermott Bridge in downtown Dallas with city skyline after dark. This is a steel bridge suspended with two arches over the Trinity River previously IH30 and is part of the Trinity project partially designed by Santiago Calatrava. This bridge is also designed to accomodate a pedestrian and bike path to join the the area other hike and bike trails. Also in this image is the Reunion Tower, the Bank of America Plaza, Renaissance Tower, Comercia Bank Tower, Omin Hotel, along with many other downtown high rise buildings. Dallas has some of the tallest buildings in Texas second only to Houston. The Bank of America Plaza stands at 921 feet and the Renaissance Tower at 886 feet as two of the tallest buildings in the southern US. Dallas is also the fourth most populous city in Texas with an estimate of 1, 197 million, but the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex has the greatest population in Texas at over 7 million for the 2016 census. Dallas is the main draw to the area with it modern city it has become a main area for coporate head quarters like AT&T, ExxonMobile, Nokia, Rockwell, and the list goes on for fortune 500 companies. Dallas is located in north Texas and is the largest inland metropolitan area and has grown to become a industrial and finacial district in Texas. Alo Dallas has it share of culture with it museum district with some of the finest museums like the Dallas Museum of Art, the Crow Collection of Asian Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center. Also is the Dealy six floor museum which commemorates the site of President John F Kenndys assassination in the downtown Dallas in 1963. d84-7148

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Dallas Skyline with Margaret McDermott Bridge – The new Margaret McDermott Bridge in downtown Dallas with skyline after dark.  This is a steel bridge suspended with two arches over the Trinity River previously IH30 and is part of the Trinity project partially designed by Santiago Calatrava.  This bridge is also designed to accomodate a pedestrian and bike path to join the the area other hike and bike trails.

Austin Skyline Reflection at Night

There is something magical about the Austin skyline at night. In this image you see the high rise buildings as they reflected back into this pool of water after dark from the Palmer/Long Center in downtown Austin. The Austin Skyline has been constantly changing in the last few year but you can still see some of the iconic building like the Frost Bank building, the Austonian, the 360 Condos, W Hotel and many others from this area. People come at night just to enjoy the Austin skyline from this area to watch the skycrapers buildings light up and reflect back into the waters nearby. Austin is fastest growing city in the US and is the Capital of Texas which has a population over 947,000 and continues to grow, it is 11th most populous city in the US and the fourth largest city in Texas. Austin is located in central texas at the beginng of the Texas HIll Country. Austin has many waterways including Lady Bird Lake in downtown, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, Lake Austin, Colorado River, Lake Travis and many more in the hill country. Austin is a diverse city made up high tech workers, government employees, college students along with blue collar workers. Austin has a vibrant music community with it many night clubs with live music and Austin City Limit music hall, along with the many music event held in the parks around the throughout the year. Austin claims the title of Live Music Capital of the World of it rich history of live music from the day of the Armadillo Headquarters, to South by Southwest along with the many places you can go and listen to live music throughout the city.

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Austin Skyline Reflection Night – There is something magical about the Austin skyline at night.  In this image you see the high rise buildings as they reflected back into this pool of water after dark from the Palmer/Long Center in downtown Austin. The Austin Skyline has been constantly changing in the last few year but you can still see some of the iconic building like the Frost Bank building, the Austonian, the 360 Condos, W Hotel and many others from this area.  People come at night just to enjoy the Austin skyline from this area to watch the skycrapers buildings light up and reflect back into the waters nearby. Austin is fastest growing city in the US and is the Capital of Texas which has a population over 947,000 and continues to grow, it is 11th most populous city in the US and the fourth largest city in Texas.   Austin is located in central texas at the beginng of the Texas HIll Country. Austin has many waterways including Lady Bird Lake in downtown, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, Lake Austin, Colorado River, Lake Travis and many more in the hill country.  Austin is a diverse city made up high tech workers, government employees, college students along with blue collar workers.  Austin has a vibrant music community with it many night clubs with live music and Austin City Limit music hall, along with the many music event held in the parks around the throughout the year. Austin claims the title of Live Music Capital of the World of it rich history of live music from the day of the Armadillo Headquarters, to South by Southwest along with the many places you can go and listen to live music throughout the city.

Austin Skyline Reflection

Take a look at our latest capture of the Austin skyline reflection as it is reflected in the pool of water from near the Palmer Event Center and the Long Center. We loved that we finally were able to retake this image of the Austin skyline reflection in this pool of water with this nice blue sky and white clouds. We have waited for almost then years to retake this photo because this area of the skyline has had so many cranes up for years. We had a window to catch the Austin skyline reflection image today with it latest modern architecture skyscrapers clearly in view from this area. Austin skyline has been constantly changing as new skyscrapers are added along the shoreline of Lady Bird Lake on a regular basis every few years. Matter of fact the Austin cityscape in downtown has been changing at such a rapid pace that it has been hard to keep up, but for now this is the latest and greatest modern urban image of the skyline from this location. Austin has a population of 947,890 and it is one of the fastest growing large city in the US today. Austin is known for its live music events, 6th street music scene, University of Texas, Texas Capital, and lakes, rivers, Hill Country, and many more things that make this area special. Bee Creek Photo is a fine art site for stock photography.

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Austin Skyline Reflection – Our latest Austin skyline from this location on a beautiful blue sky day across the reflecting pool of water. I really liked the reflection of the downtown buildings, and the blue sky and clouds that reflected back into this pool of water. It was one of those perfect blue skies and puffy white cloud days that we were lucky enough to be here for. Austin skyline has been changing radically over the last five or so years that it has been hard to get a image without twenty or more cranes it. For now thing have slowed down in this area enough to come back and capture a photo only because there is no more room to build anything at least for now.

Houston Wings Over Water Art BW

Houston latest street art “The Wings Over Water” sculpture that is locate in front of George Brown Convention center in downtown Houston taken after dark in BW. I like the detail that this version brought out in an geometric patterns in black and white. We have many different phases and colors of this water feature Wings Over Water in our selection, this sculpture is one of the largest at 30 by 60 ft high in the world and is kinetic with moving parts however on the night we were there it was not working, but we will be back. To see more of Wings Over Water be sure and check them out on our website at beecreekphoto.com

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Houston Cityscape Wings Over Water BW – This is a new sculpture in Houston on the Avenida plaza in front of the George Brown Convention Center in downtown across from the Discocery Green park done in black and white. This wonderful sculpture with water fountain which is 60 feet wide by 30 feet tall has this kinetic wing which move as though they are in motion and it is meant to represent migration as those who migrate to Houston seeking a better life. The wings of the sculpture mesmerizing movement of the undulating surfaces creates a new focus for those who visit and a new iconic destination. From this angle you can see the Discovery Green park and the cities high rise buildings in the area.

Dallas Skyline Panorama

Iconic Dallas skyline panorama after dark. This cityscape has the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, the Bank of America, Fountain Plaza, Reunion Tower, Omni, along with many other high rises in the downtown area. Dallas has an impressive number of skyscraper in the downtown part of the city and is the third most populous city in Texas. The tallest building is the Bank of America Plaza which stands at 921 feet and the second tallest is the Renaissance Tower at 886 feet. Out of the top ten of the tallest buildings in the southern United States Dallas has three of the tallest buildings in Texas and Houston has seven. The downtown sits along the Trinity River where the town was founded and the city grew from it oil and cotton industry along the railroads, now business is mostly banking, telecommunications, technology, energy, healthcare and medical research, and transportation and logistic. This metropolitan area lead the nation as one of the nations largest employer and metropolitan area’s economy is the 10th largest in the world. We loved this image because we were able to capture such a large area of the downtown area of the city however this area is no longer available to photograph from. So we can only hope next time we go back we can find a similar site to capture the city from.

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Dallas Skyline Panorama Night – Dallas skyline panorama after dark with all the cities skyscapers and iconic sites. This cityscape has the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, the Bank of America, Fountain Plaza, Reunion Tower, Omni, along with many other high rises in the downtown area.  Dallas has an impressive number of skyscraper in the downtown part of the city and is the third most populous city in Texas.  The tallest building is the Bank of America Plaza which stands at 921 feet and the second tallest is the Renaissance Tower at 886 feet.  Out of the top ten of the tallest buildings in the southern United States Dallas has three of the tallest buildings in Texas and Houston has seven. The downtown sits along the Trinity River where the town was founded and the city grew from it oil and cotton industry along the railroads, now business is mostly banking, telecommunications, technology, energy, healthcare and medical research, and transportation and logistic.  Dallas metropolitan lead the nation as one of the nations largest employer and metropolitan area’s economy is the 10th largest in the world. We loved this image because we were able to capture such a large area of the downtown area of Dallas however this area is no longer available to photograph from.  We hope next time we go back we can find a similar site to capture the city from.  

Colorful San Antonio Riverwalk

Colorful San Antonio Riverwalk – San Antonio riverwalk is a great place to visit when you come to the city. This image capture the colorful umbrellas along the river walk. The San Antonio riverwalk is with a mile of river with shops and cafes and hotels all along the river banks in downtown area of the city. Near this area is the Towers of America which was part of the Hemisfair park which stands at 750 feet with a revolving viewing area. San Antonio is located in central Texas and has a rich history from the battle for Texas Independence with Mexico at the Alamo. Other historical landmark in the city include the San Antonio 18th century Spanish Missions which have been preserved as museums as part of the citys history. In any case coming to the riverwalk is one of the top places to visit while there. San Antonio has a strong mexican heritage which can be seen through out the city with it architecture and restaurants, market, colorful places along the riverwalk and many other examples of it mexican heritage. The city offers you many activities and the riverwalk is a must see if you want to get a feel of what San Antonio is all about. The river walk is one of the most popular places to visit for tourist and locals alike there is many different flavors of cusines to pick from, hotels, shopping, and music venues along with the city water taxis to take you anywhere along the river you need to go.

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San Antonio River Walk  – Another great evening along the scenic San Antonio river walk in downtown. This popular tourist attraction has some wonderful places to enjoy a meal on the river or take a stroll for the several miles along this scenic site in the heart of San Antonio Texas. You can’t help but love these colorful umbrellas at the Casa Rio on the river walk.  The San Antonio riverwalk is one of SA top travel destination in the city.  If you do not feel up to walking you can alway catch a river boat along the river walk. Always something to see or do on the riverwalk in downtown San Antonio.

Best of Houston Images

Here are some of our top images of Houston Skyline and the Cities most popular sites. Houston is one of the largest city in the Southern US it has a population of over 2 million people and is very diverse. The city is home to Houston ship channel, the art district, opera, sports teams, the medical center along with several universities, Aquarian, museums, and many parks, along with a large convention center the “George Brown Convention” in the heart of downtown with the Discovery Green Park across the street. You will also find some of the tallest skyscrapers in the southern United States located here, which make for some nice skyline images. We have many more images of the Houston area so check out our website for more images like these.

1. Fred Hartman Bridge – These two images of the Fred Hartman Bridge below are a sunset and night capture of this cable stay bridge that spans the Houston Ship Channel. The bridge is 2.6 miles long and is the main route to Baytown and La Porte. We like the first image as we captured this wonderful sunset colors over the ship channel and we also like the second version as night has set in over the ship channel with the lights on the bridge giving that moody capture.

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We had a hard time picking which image to select of the Fred Hartman Bridge on the ship channel outside of Houston. This bridge is 2.6 miles long and spans across the ship channel from Baytown to La Porte Texas. The sky was incredible I hate to say it but I think it due to all the chemicals in the air in this area. Earlier we noticed two different areas with rainbow yet it had not rained at all. In any case oil refineries make for beautiful fiery sunset. Watermark will not appear on image

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Fred Hartman Bridge Night – The Fred Hartan bridge after dark with the lights on giving it a golden glow against the night sky. The bridge span 2.8 miles across the ship channel from La Porte to Baytown Texas. The bridge was built to replace the tunnel that went underneath the water so they could dig it out for bigger ships to pass. You can cleary make out the refinery underneath the bridge even the fracking flare.


2. Eleanor Tinsley Park Day –These images are from Eleanor Tinsley Park which is along side of the Buffalo Bayou north west of the downtown area of the city. It is a favorite place to capture a Houston skyline or other cityscape images of the high rise buildings in the downtown area and this is just a couple of those images we took of the park from the ground and air using our aerial drone to capture a little different perspective. This park includes a hike and bike trail along the buffalo bayou, volley ball, and other activies along with other events sponsord by the city. dsc06029

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Houston Skyline From Above  – This is a aerial view of the Houston Skyline with the Buffalo Bayou, Elenor Tinsley Park and the Jaimal Skate Park all in the image below. You can also see the Sabine St. Bridge along with the Allen Parkway and on the other side is Memorial dirve running along the other side of the park. The city view includes the usual skyscrapers like the Chase Tower, Heritage Plaza, Wells Fargo, and the 1400 Smith St. buildings just to name a few. You can see the Houston City Hall building at the base of the buildings where it is dwarfed by the high-rise skyscrapers since Houston has some ot the tallest buildings in the southern US. We were able to capture this high quality aerial image over Houston because we use a full frame camera on our drone for out still photographs so we can get the best image which can be printed easlity as a 20 x 60 or larger size without loss of resolution.

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This is one of the many parks near downtown that also has a great view of the Houston skyline. There are many hike and bike trails with fields for playing ball or start up a game of volley ball all with a wonderful cityscape with all the skyscraper high rise buildings in the city as a backdrop. The Buffalo Bayou run along side of the trials throught out the park.

3. Eleanor Tinsley Park Night –Here are a couple of image taken of the Houston skyline downtown after dark from the Eleanor Tinsley Park. You really get the feel for how impressive this city skyline really is from here at night with the lights in buildings on it gives this sense of how close they are.

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This is one of my favorite image of the Houston skyline as the blue hour really pops the buildings and the park lights turn on which show just how close the city is to one of the many parks that run along the Buffalo Bayou in the city.

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Another Houston skyline panorama at night in the downtown area which include all the high rise buildings like the Well Fargo, Smith Street, the American Bank, Heritage Plaza and more. Houston is a city of skyscraper some of the tallest buildings in the south are located in here in the downtown area.

4. Discovery Green Park- The discovery Green Park is located right across the street from the George Brown Convention Center in the heart of downtown Houston with all the city skycrapers as a backdrop to this great park. The park has a lake, restaurants, walking trails, and many activities like music, yoga, kayaking, and even ices skating in the winter.

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This is a pano of the Discovery Green Park in downtown Houston just as the sun is being to set. The reflective high rise has picked up the pink colors in the sky as the sun sets over the cityscape of this modern urban environment. Watermark will not appear on image

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Discovery Green Skyline After Dark  –  This is the Discovery Green with the city skyline after dark. We like the reflections in the water as you can see people are still out and about on this nice eveing in the city. Watermark will not appear on image

5. Houston Rosemont Pedestrian Bridge View – We captured this image right at sunrise from the Rosemont pedestrian Bridge from this location you can see the Houston skyline. We loved the way the Houston skyscrapers were reflected back in the water of the Buffalo Bayou on this morning. The second image was used in a special edition of Texas Monthly. It was used in the face mask of the astronaut in their 2017 Superbowl edition. dsc-8581

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Houston Golden Glow – This capture of the Houston skyline was in the early morning at sunrise just after the sun came up and it gave these swirling clouds over the city a golden glow and the Buffalo Bayou also caught the reflection in the water.  You can see the sun light peaking out between the skyscraper in the downtown area.  This image was used in the Texas Monthly superbowl magazine in the astronount helment.

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Sunrise Over the Bayou – Another capture of the Buffalo Bayou in downtown Houston as the sunrise was just begining to come up with the skyline of the city in view.  You can see the reflections in the waters of the Bayou as the pink sky reflect back into the water.

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