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Port A Anytime

Childhood summer vacations spent on the sand at Port Aransas passed far too quickly. Even though my sisters and I…

Window on Texas: Live Performance Photography

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith shares his favorite techniques for taking great pictures at a live performance.

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Killeen

  For thousands, Killeen is a place you get stationed, not a place you vacation. However, those who visit will…

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

From a distance, West Texas’ Davis Mountains float above the Chihuahuan Desert like a smoky mirage. Formed millions of years…

Looking for Bigtooth

As dusk settles over the campground, a faint chorus rises from the reed-fringed pond next to my tent. The sound gradually…

Window on Texas: Adjusting White Balance

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith explains how manually adjusting your camera's white balance can improve your pictures.

Daytripper with Chet Garner: College Station

  While Texas A&M University has made a sports move to the Southeastern Conference, College Station is still a truly…

Window on Texas: Reflectors

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith sheds light on one of the most useful and easily improvised camera accessories: the…

Welcome to Shangri La

It all started with a story. British author James Hilton’s 1933 novel, Lost Horizon, told of a nirvana tucked away…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Bastrop

Bastrop has always been one of my favorite day trips, and it’s one of the few places in Central Texas…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Goliad

As Texans, “Remember the Alamo” is ingrained in our collective conscious. We’re taught the phrase in fourth-grade history, and the…

Window on Texas: Using an Off-Camera Flash

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith highlights how to use a flash more effectively by removing it from the top…
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