Category Archives: Austin photos

Gravity

The photo challenge this week is weight(less). Here’s mine, taken at the Austin Zoo a few years ago.

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Roy-g-biv on SoCo, ATX, USA

Weekly photo challenge: Include all the colors of the rainbow in a post.

Shop window on South Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas.

 

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Celebrating Spring Green

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

Last week’s photo challenge (yes, I’m behind–it’s what happens when I’m writing a series of posts) was street life. So here’s a quick pic I took with my phone in the car in downtown Austin. For some reason it has these rainbow colors, but I kind of like it like that.

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Goin’ Batty

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Sixth Street on a Saturday Morning

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Barton Springs Road Bridge

It’s high time for the bottom of another bridge. This time the small bridge across Barton Springs Road.

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I’ve been keeping this one and I find it hard to give it up. I don’t know when I’ll come across anything I like as much. Because it’s short and low above the water, and even lower above the path, it’s almost cozy, intimate even,  in a concrete bridge-bottom kind of way.

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