1885 Texas Courthouse

1885 Courthouse Texas Courthouse

Last week, my wife and I traveled to Center, TX for a church choir performance at White Rock Missionary Baptist Church. On our way home, we took a few side roads and went through the town square of Center and came up on this 1885 Texas courthouse complex.

As soon as I saw the old Texas courthouse in the middle of the square, I knew I had to get a few shots. This building just had a lot of character and architectural interest. You never know what you might find when you travel the back roads of America!

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Historic Keatchi

The Cathey House in Keatchi, LA

We took a little trip south of the Shreveport-Bossier City area into rural Louisiana to get a few pics of the historic town of Keatchi.

Keatchi, LA has several old buildings and homes that date back to pre-Civil War times. I have noticed this old antebellum home every time I have been through here and have always wanted to get some shots of it. It really is an interesting subject to photograph. I do have to say, though, that my favorite capture was of the daffodils growing in front of the house with the evening sun coming across.

As interesting as photographing old buildings can be, I just can’t imagine anyone letting a beautiful, historic home like this fall into abandonment.

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Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras Parade - Minden, LA

Here are a few photos from the 2016 Mardi Gras Parade in Minden, LA. Beads were landing everywhere! I think one of the passing floats was actually trying to see if they could land a bead necklace on my camera and tripod!

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Shreveport Cityscape

Shreveport Cityscape | TopStoxx Photography

Well, we finally went to see the new Star Wars movie last night down at the Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City. Before heading back to Minden, I wanted to try and get a few shots of Shreveport at night. This was the best of the bunch, but still not what I was after. I was having a hard time trying to get as sharp as I wanted. I’ll be back soon to try again!