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Texas State Capitol
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Collection: Architecture
Date Uploaded: Feb 19, 2007

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This is the Texas State Capitol. It's in Austin, Texas, which is about 70 miles north of San Antonio, but Austin has become one of my favorite places to take photos. You would not beLIEVE how beautiful and photogenic that town is. And it has the most amazing energy. It's really special for an out-of-towner to come in and experience it. I love Austin!

This was actually taken when we had a dpc get-together in Austin last year, but it was such a fun community "all who live near" thing, I wanted to share it with y'all. It was one of my favorite dpc memories ever! My good friends, Deb (Melethia), Judy (Jutilda) and I hung out all day with Mauri (Arsenal), Matt (Army of nONE), and Mike.

This is the only (or at least it used to be) Capitol that models itself after the Washington D.C. Capitol.

Here's a picture of the Rotunda inside.
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02/16/2013 09:03:51 PM
Wonderful control of color and values. Over the moon, so to speak.
:)
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11/24/2012 05:20:10 PM
Really great captured image Sandy i like how the moon fits in with the over all image thats great composition the clouds give out good effect hanging there silently Well done
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07/05/2008 02:49:36 AM
I love it! And I feel the same way about Austin. I went to college in Georgetown and I miss the whole area so much!
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06/30/2007 12:12:42 PM
Wow! I had no idea and I live in Austin. Beautiful!

Message edited by author 2007-06-30 19:51:35.
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05/22/2007 10:09:11 PM
What a beautiful building! The moon in the background adds to the buildings majesty. You did a great job with this photo!
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05/22/2007 09:55:24 PM
Very cool. I've never a capital building phot like this. Love the angle and the moon in the background.
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05/17/2007 11:18:25 PM
this is beautiful. amazing capture.
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05/12/2007 12:47:04 AM
This is such an awesome photo. I love the composition. That must have taken some work to get in the right place for this. Nice work!
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04/09/2007 02:11:24 AM
Wow! Sandy, you are a fantastic photographer! I love this!
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03/18/2007 06:03:07 PM
This has such a powerful and dramatic feel to it
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02/25/2007 01:24:24 PM
OHMIGAWD!!!!! Oh, Sandy.....this is just breathtaking! I don't know what else to say....
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02/22/2007 05:49:38 PM
beautiful that came out amazing, i really like the moon
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02/21/2007 08:02:29 PM
WOW...that is one beautiful shot! Sounds like fun.
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02/21/2007 06:46:20 PM
Wow wow WOW! The detail in the building is fantastic, the lighting is amazing and having the moon up there just seals the deal. Another gorgeous photo!!
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02/20/2007 10:16:12 PM
Really great capture and processing! Those whites are so crisp and not even a tad blown. And the moon is spectacular
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02/20/2007 09:48:27 PM
Sandy this is just beautiful. The moon and clouds in this are the perfect touch!!!
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02/20/2007 08:44:00 PM
REally beautiful photo.
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02/20/2007 08:00:46 PM
Gorgeous!!!
Love it, Love it, Love it, Sandy!
Into my FAVS in MUST go immediately (if not sooner!) :)
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02/20/2007 07:35:22 PM
Sandy everything about the photo is perfect. Awesome. looks like it would have been a great nite for a strol with someone special under that moon.
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02/20/2007 07:01:16 PM
Fantastic capture; the building is so sharp and the moon isn't too blown out. The moon being just off the flagpole is a nice touch.
02/20/2007 05:20:32 PM
that is some gorgeous building and presented so beautifully- wow to capture the moon with it- very special, Sandy!
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02/20/2007 05:05:11 PM
What a great night shot, as I was looking at it I thought it had to be an old one because the moon where I am it is just a sliver :P. I love the balance of the moon and the light of the capitol.
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02/20/2007 03:10:16 PM
Really nice night shot, clarity, lighting & detail are great!
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02/20/2007 02:39:22 PM
I can see why, this is beautiful. The sky and moon adds to a lovely pic.
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02/20/2007 02:22:03 PM
wow sandy .. this is the most awesome photograph .. absolutely love it ... love night shots that work and this works so well ... love the contrasts ... love the beautiful orange/red lights in the building, love the silhouettes of the trees and love that moon with the clouds .... excellent ....
i'm going to meet some other dpc ppl tomorrow in sydney .. its pretty exciting that i'll be meeting a couple of my most favourite photographers as well as getting together with other ppl who share my obsession!!..
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02/20/2007 01:43:32 PM
Stunning photo!
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02/20/2007 12:15:12 PM
Austin is a great place to visit. Not sure how it would be to live there! This is a wonderful shot--love the moon and clouds.
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02/20/2007 10:36:09 AM
Hey, where have I seen this before? :-)
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02/20/2007 10:33:45 AM
this is really cool sandy, that moon seems like it wants to jump out of the sky...I don't like Austin but only because my best friend and his wife (my surrogate little sister) moved there a few months ago
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02/20/2007 10:28:49 AM
Very nice capture!

Austin is okay... till you have to deal with the traffic... which sucks! I have to drive there for meetings every couple of weeks and I always hit the traffic.
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02/20/2007 10:12:41 AM
That is a wonderful photo! The sky is amazing.
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02/20/2007 09:59:16 AM
That is a fine image. All the elements are doing the "good photo" dance. Beautiful. It would make a great promo image for the city.
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02/20/2007 08:18:25 AM
Talk about beautiful!!! You really do great and your timing to get these shot is amazing!!
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02/20/2007 07:25:10 AM
I couldn't believe the moon just appeared on the other side of the building that night. This is stunning.
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02/20/2007 12:54:22 AM
Wow! This is really a dramatic shot. You should sell it to the Austin Chamber of Commerce.
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