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On the Banks of the Colorado River

Colorado River #2

Colorado River #2

5 Black and White Photos in this Gallery

Lake Travis feeds the Colorado River.  You may notice the river is low with the bottom is visible.  Lake Travis is at 32% capacity after several years of a Central Texas drought.  It rained later that day, but the storm barely did anything for the reservoir.  This location is downstream near Bastrop, Texas at the Lost Pines Hyatt.

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25 responses

  1. I see absolute perfection here, Ron. These are just gorgeous! Wow! Thank YOU!

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    March 27, 2015 at 9:32 am

    • Thank you, and thanks for reblogging the post about using the classic editor.

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      March 27, 2015 at 9:37 am

      • You are so very welcome on both counts, Ron. Did everything work out for you? I really hope so, because I LOVE the classic editor.

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        March 27, 2015 at 10:27 am

        • The script works. It is still possible to get to the classic editor from WP Admin/Posts as well. I think they are trying to turn wordpress.com into something like tumblr.

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          March 27, 2015 at 11:18 am

        • Seeing I don’t do tumblr but do WP, I don’t appreciate what WP is doing. I’ve had so many issues, some of which have had me very very frustrated. What a way to run a business. NOT! The artists who use WP need to be respected, and IMO, we are not. I am SO glad you can get to the classic editor. So can I! (smile)

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          March 27, 2015 at 11:39 am

  2. Wonderful!

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    March 27, 2015 at 10:33 am

  3. Reflections in your first pic are just awesome! Love it.

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    March 27, 2015 at 10:45 am

  4. elmediat

    The terms that come to mind describing the various compositions include delicate & exquisite, dramatic and emotionally sharp. Excellent compositions throughout the sequence. 🙂

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    March 27, 2015 at 11:23 am

  5. what an awesome series…I think I love trees without leaves more than I do with leaves…there is so much more character to their limbs and trunk when naked. the lack of color highlights these details.

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    March 27, 2015 at 11:34 am

  6. Malin H

    Gorgeous images, Ron. Really nice work!!

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    March 27, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    • Thank you Malin. Your post today about taking pictures when one feels like doing nothing was especially good, doctor.

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      March 27, 2015 at 4:52 pm

      • Malin H

        Thank you, Ron! It means a lot.

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        March 27, 2015 at 11:57 pm

  7. Beautiful b&w gallery!

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    March 27, 2015 at 5:39 pm

  8. Bob

    Reblogged this on PATCO Blog It All… and commented:
    Colorado River

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    March 28, 2015 at 12:14 am

  9. beautiful B&W…the southwest droughts are one of the many reasons I moved Don and I from Arizona to Florida in 2004…so sad…no rain and the aquifers are shrinking

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    March 28, 2015 at 11:58 am

    • 160 miles away in Houston there is no drought. Knock on wood because we almost had one last year.

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      March 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm

      • when Don and I lived in Texas we were in Corpus Christi…interestingly enough living near a coast doesn’t necessarily mean more precipitation. Corpus was our winter home…we traveled east and north 3 seasons of the year. i have some hair raising memories of driving around and through Dallas and Houston in a 32 foot motorhome pulling a Saturn sedan 🙂

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        March 28, 2015 at 12:15 pm

  10. Really like that Colorado #1, Ron. Thank you for sharing. Abstract, black and white Ron has got some good stuff.

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    March 29, 2015 at 7:18 pm

    • Thank you Chris. It was supposed to flood that evening, but the area only got a light rain. So much for weather predictions.

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      March 29, 2015 at 7:52 pm

  11. Excellent set.

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    April 3, 2015 at 1:05 pm

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