Photography Galleries of places I have visited

My cameras of choice are the Canon EOS 80D with a Tamron 16-300 lens -Tamron 10-24 lens
Canon EF 100-400 f4.5-5.6L IS USM lens
Canon SX50 HS - Canon SX210 IS and a Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS.

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I'd like to say a big thank you to my good friend Tom Owens for helping me
 get this photography page working with these nice galleries.

AT&T Stadium
The home of the Dallas Cowgirls
Blue Angels Airshow 2014 2014 Ft Worth Airshow with the Blue Angels
Bluebonnet Hill A tribute to Ben Carpenter, the founder of Las Colinas, located at Rochelle and 114 Carpenter Frwy.
Bugs Dragonflys, Butterflys and Bugs
Chandor Gardens A very nice smaller gardens to visit in Weatherford.
Christmas Lights Some of the pretty lights I have found driving around the metroplex during the holidays.
Clark Gardens Such a pretty botanic gardens outside of Mineral Wells, with a wonderful garden model railway.
Chinese Lantern Festival Beautiful diaplays of Chinese lanterns and many other things from China at the 2012 Texas State Fair.
Dallas Arboretum 66 acres of beautiful flowers and displays, on the shore of White Rock Lake.
Dallas Arboretum Chihuly Glass sculptures created by artist Dale Chihuly displayed on a limited exhibit throughout the Dallas Arboretum.
Dallas Arboretum Chihuly Nights Glass sculptures created by artist Dale Chihuly displayed on a limited exhibit throughout the Dallas Arboretum lit beautifully at night.
Dallas Texas Sights in and around Dallas Texas.
Dallas Pioneer Plaza
A bit of the old West in Downtown Dallas.
Dallas World Aquarium A beautiful spot to visit in downtown Dallas, much more than just an aquarium.
Dallas Zoo A very nice Zoo in Dallas. A much needed change.
DFW National Cemetery
Pictures taken with my drones
Farmers Branch Historical Park A nice park with many pathways and beautiful scenery.  Easy access on Valley View Ln just East of I35.
Farmers Branch Rose Garden Many different kinds of roses and other blooms.
Fireworks This is my first, but will be fireworks here from different occasions.
Friends Photo Shoots
Various photo shoots with and for friends.
Ft Worth Alliance Air Show
Ft Worth Alliance Airshow with the US Air Force Thunderbirds
Ft Worth Botanic Gardens
A very nice exhibit in the Botanic Gardens
Ft Worth Botanic Gardens  A beautiful place to visit in the Ft Worth Cultural District.   -
Ft Worth Japanese Gardens A bit of Japanese flair in the Ft Worth Cultural District.
Ft Worth Log Cabin Village The Log Cabin Village is a living history museum owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth.
Ft Worth Zoo By far, the best zoo in these parts. Make a day of it and enjoy.
Glen Rose
Road trip to Glen Rose, Tx with Slinky
Globe Life Park
The home of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club.
Graceland My Motorcycle trip to Graceland in Memphis in 2008.
Grapevine Texas Sights in and around Grapevine Texas.
Grapevine Botanical Gardens
Grapevine Vintage Railroad The name says it all.
Halloween The Evening of Movies Macabre hosted by Rebecca Shrauner along with other  pictures from around town.
Hollywood Vacation 2013 Hollywood vacation including Universal Studios VIP tour.
ICE and in and around the Gaylord Texas in Grapevine
IHS Class Reunion Class of '64 50th class reunion 2014
Inner Space Caverns Inner Space caverns in Georgetown, Tx
Irving Texas Sights in and around my hometown of Irving Texas.
Irving July 4 Parade 2014
A special event for the city of Irving each year.
Irving Veterans Memorial This nice memorial park was dedicated May 17, 2009.
Nash Farm An interesting site in Grapevine used for special events.
National Vietnam War Museum This  nice setting is about 3 miles East of Mineral Wells.
New Orleans 2015
New Orleans Vacation 2015
Niagara Falls I had the pleasure of visiting Niagara Falls in July 2005.
Old Red Museum Here is the Old Red Castle Courthouse in Dallas and now a great museum.
Louis Tussaud's Palace of Wax
Louis Tussaud's Palace of Wax
Plano Hot Air Balloon Festival I spent a number of years on a hot air balloon crew. Here are the picts from this year and some past favorites.
Random Random photos that don't fit in the other galleries.
State Fair of Texas The biggest and best State Fair in the country!
Teddy Bear Park One of the least known parks in Dallas but a very nice place to see.
Texas State Railroad
A steam locomotive powered train that  runs between Pslestime & Rusk.
Tolar Windmill Farm A nice drive through with 40 windmills on 26 acres in a country setting, just 40 miles SW of Ft Worth.
Walt Disney World My trip to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida in 2001
Walt Disney World 2014 My trip to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida in 2014