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Mano's Visit to Austin - Summer 2014

Discussion in 'Stroll Photography' started by Gubrz, Jun 13, 2014.

  1. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

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    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
    my best friend is here visiting for 3 weeks
    thought id just make a post for all the pics im going to post!

    Day 1 was my nephews 10th bday. This is my sister, him, and his youngest sister at the park. It is also one of 4 photos of my sister where shes not making a "...Boy.... if you dont get that camera out of my FACE....!" type of face at me... :D

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    The next 2 are just some leaves and sun, playing with new 75/1.8

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    Crazy flavored macarons at Sandra Bullock's restaurant, Walton's Fancy and Staple, downtown Austin, TX. They had all kinds of crazy flavors id never seen before, but these were the most colorful, so they won for a photo spot!

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    Woman eating alone by the window. We thought she was waiting for Sandra to walk by...

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    the backside of some flowers on the pedestrian bridge over town lake(lady bird lake) in downtown Austin, TX

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    you cant stay on top of the growing cities chart every year without cranes! fact!

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    more flowers on the same bridge... but this time with sparkly bokeh balls from the water! OOOooooh! AAAaaaaah!

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    a cyclist wearing a mellow johnnys(shop associated with lance armstrong) going by some street art of lance talking about the city being "dope"
    also being photobombed by the giraffe! curse you giraffe! *shakes fist*

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    a woman who was full of sassitude on the phone above a running store out on her apt patio

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    decided to head back downtown to see what was going on for ROT Rally. We parked right by this church

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    this bar always looks so fun, if i were a bar person, i might possibly consider going there. but im not, whew!

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    Street art and its ruin

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    cyclist with a shimmery bronze bag...

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    just a guy walking his bike across the street.

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    more cranes, more progress! now how about some traffic control...?

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    bird on a hot tin traffic light. ok, its not tin, but just go with it!

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    caffe medici - i always walk by to see if kirk tuck is there... cause im a protog blogger stalker like dat! lol

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    elvis has left the building... hes out back in a bike cab... and he totally forgot to tuck his pant leg into his sock... duh elvis.... duh....

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    Mano trying out the em5

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    2 bikers, both alike in dignity... in fair Austin, where we lay our scene...

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    a band performing in the window of a bar on 6th st

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    huge wall art along the side of a building

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    tattoos, kayaks, beards, ducks, and photogrphy... all while waiting on bats under a bridge!

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    this dog kept leaning way down and scooping up mouthfuls of water. none of those shots actually had the whole row team in frame tho, so this one won! :D

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    just a guy walking! but i imagine his bag is full of hipster gear. a flat cap, beard growth formula, and an old film camera that hell wear on his neck as tho it were a watch on his wrist!

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    bald, bearded, bellied, backpack, boatshoes, buildings, and bridge! thats a lot of B's! mansanto must be displeased!

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    tons of runners crossed the bridge while we waited for EVER for bats that NEVER showed up on congress st bridge. the round rock bats are less DIVA and they show up on time...

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  2. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    Looks like the King has packed on a few lbs.
     
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  3. rbelyell

    rbelyell SC Top Veteran

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    May 14, 2013
    NY Mtns
    wow thats some set! some nice work in there. i like austin...and macarons (not in that order!).
     
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  4. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    you've added some since I looked earlier...LOVE that bird on the traffic light
     
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  5. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
    oh, yeah
    i forgot i had some i didnt post in a previous thread from that same day, so i had to toss them in, then reorganize some as they were misplaced chronologically, and write up something for each :D

    thanks! it was kind of the bird to look angry at the red light for me, lol
     
  6. What a fun series.

    I lived there for a couple of years and miss it.
     
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  7. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
    i miss the dryness of arizona! :D i was in chandler for 3 years!
     
  8. RT Panther

    RT Panther SC All-Pro

    Dec 25, 2012
    Keep it weird! :wink:
     
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  9. I have a couple of good friends in Chandler.

    Go down to San Antonio if you want some drier conditions.
     
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  10. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
    but then im further from my shower, lol!
     
  11. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
    quick trip to ikea yielded only one interesting shot, lol

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  12. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
    went to lady bird johnson wildflower center today


     

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  13. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

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    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
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  14. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot

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  15. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
  16. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot



    the last one was driving to get snocones :D
     
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  17. Wow, that's a lot of flowers and bugs.

    Well done
     
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  18. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
    @Ft Worth Water Garden




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  19. Gubrz

    Gubrz O.* Gonzo's & Bentley's Dad

    979
    Jun 5, 2012
    Austin, TX
    Eliot
    went to see a friends chorale performance in Dallas this weekend
    it featured music from "divas gone, but not forgotten"


    all shots em1 +o75/1.8
     
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  20. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    you've gotten more keepers in a week than I've gotten all year.