Tag Archive: texas

yann, not yanni

my favorite french musician, yann tiersen, came to dallas (of all places) a few weeks ago. he is best known for composing the amelie soundtrack, but his repertoire is comprehensive and complex. tiersen… Continue reading

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colorado bend: weekend warriors

q:  what’s not quite as good as going to the mountains, but a hell of a lot better than staying in dallas for the weekend? a:  car camping at a state park for… Continue reading

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ah… telluride

i made the 30 hour round-trip drive up to telluride, colorado at the end of february to celebrate my best friend john’s 30th birthday… there are not many places i’d rather be for… Continue reading

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i hate valentimes? caddo lake

elle, hunter trek, and i spent valentines day out at caddo lake on the texas-louisiana border.  swamp country. it’s a whole other world out there.  we enjoyed the signs in uncertain, texas… it… Continue reading

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january fan, july flame

note:  i’m really excited about this post for a few reasons:  first, because i’ve been trying to finish it for a month, so it will be nice to have it done.  second, i… Continue reading

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not just another new year

elle and i decided to go camping for new years this year… big surprise. we wanted to go somewhere near austin so we could have a fun night in the city, and have… Continue reading

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now that it’s Christmas time!!

to me, there is nothing better than Christmas time with the family… we spent the morning with the family in dallas… then we all headed down to austin to spend the rest of… Continue reading

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shooting bush

i had the unique opportunity to photograph george w. bush just before Christmas. his daughter, barbara, is heading up a fantastic non-profit, global health corps. she hosted a charity event… and george and… Continue reading

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the big easy, matrimony

they call new orleans “the big easy”, and if you’ve ever been there, it is just that. marriage, however, they say is not so easy. “it’s a lot of work,” the old couples… Continue reading

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sharing big bend

i’ve said it before; i don’t share my sacred places.  there are a select few places that i go multiple times a year to get away, clear my head, and recharge my batteries.… Continue reading

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monterrey… one important role of the church

i went to monterrey, mexico with my church again over halloween weekend. after our first trip a year ago, my church, providence presbyterian, decided to support a small church in the township of… Continue reading

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four(?) musketeers

when i lived in wyoming in 2005, i didn’t have many friends.  but don’t feel sorry for me.  it wasn’t because of the excessive whiskey drinking, or the lack of bathing.  no, it… Continue reading

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autumn in wyoming

fall is my favorite time of year.  wyoming is my favorite place in the states.  so you may be thinking, “i know where he’s going with all of this…” well, i really wish… Continue reading

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badlands

three weeks ago, i left dallas for a 10 state, 5,000 mile road trip. the vast majority of the two week trip would be spent wandering my old haunts in the great states… Continue reading

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vermejo again

i was lucky enough to be invited back to vermejo last week for another shoot. the hummingbirds were very social. there are a few groups of ferrel horses on the property.  they don’t… Continue reading

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the long road home

i didn’t want to leave telluride and the cool, mountain air last week.  traffic, 100 degree weather, and “work” awaited. luckily though, in between, i would have the chance to see the southwest… Continue reading

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palo duro

on my way to a job at vermejo ranch in new mexico, i made a very quick stop.  just south of amarillo is palo duro canyon state park. i only had about an… Continue reading

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the fourth: pictures

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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july, july

july has started on a high note for me. i went to austin for the fourth, to spend time with my brother, sister, mom, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, my niece, and all three of my… Continue reading

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daydreaming

my view at barton springs this past weekend.  shot with the iphone.  nothing spectacular, but it captured the mood…  can’t wait to have the same view in just a few short days…

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flipnotics again

a mermaid saw a swimming lad, and picked him up for her own. pressed her body to his body, laughing, and plunging down, forgot in cruel happiness… that even lovers drown. It Ain’t… Continue reading

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