Abandoned Farm House West of Sherman, Texas

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Recently I started working for a company that has my traveling a lot. I was told my territory was in the DFW, but if you live or been to the DFW area, you know its larger and you could spend several hours trying to get from one end to the other! So … [Read more...]

The Invasion Car Show 2014

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The Invasion Car Show is an event that happens every Labor Day Weekend in Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas hosted by the THEM! TX Car Club. For the last few years, the show has been held on Elm Street from 10:00 AM and ends around 6:00 PM. If its to hot, … [Read more...]

Review: iWorld Pro Earbuds Headphones with Mic

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Bluetooth headphones and mics is one of the more popular ways to go hands free with your smartphone. But there are times when going Bluetooth is the best option. When this happens, you have to go wired.   Recently, I  needed a pair of … [Read more...]

Review: Sony Alpha NEX-5T Mirrorless Camera

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Today’s review is over the Sony Alpha NEX-5T Mirrorless Camera. This camera is the second camera in Sony’s NEX line. The Sony Alpha NEX-5T is one step up in quality and features from the NEX-3N but in general its hard to tell the difference between … [Read more...]

Abandoned Farmhouse in Rockwall, Texas

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A few weeks ago I stumbled across this old abandon farm house in Rockwall Texas. I remember a few years back this place was still active as a farm. Its sad to see another piece of rural Rockwall going away. Its up for sale and its 40+ acres zoned for … [Read more...]

Bob-omb Sighting in Rockwall, Texas

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I found Bob-omb tagged on an abandoned train flat car that I saw while passing by on my way out to Rockwall County for some rural exploration. This little guy is showing up everywhere! Where to Find Bob-omb in Rockwall, Texas About two weeks … [Read more...]

Bob-omb Sighting in McKinney, Texas

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Please note this post was originally posted on Evolutionary Designs Photoblog, and is being added JamesJohnston.info as part of the Vanishing Texas series. Bob-omb Sighting in McKinney, Texas As you head North of Central Expressway, just pasted … [Read more...]

Review: Sony NEX-3NL/B Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Kit – Part 2

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For me, size is a big issue. I like smaller cameras because it makes life easier. I do a lot of rural and urban exploration. I spend a lot of time with a camera in my hand or strapped to me for those long hikes. I think full-framed camera rigs are … [Read more...]

Review: Sony NEX-3NL/B Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Kit – Part 1

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About a year ago I decided it was time to move out of the point-n-shot cameras and back into the SLR cameras. After some research, I decided that since I couldn’t afford a full body rig and I like the small compact size of the Mirrorless camera … [Read more...]

Abandoned Dairy Freeze in Carl’s Corner, Texas

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Back in January I made short road trip Waxahachie, Texas to pick up some parts for my 1982 K5 Blazer from salvage yard that was parting one out. After the trip, I decided to do a little exploring as far south as Hillsboro. Although I didn’t get as … [Read more...]

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