Category: Photos

Original photographs and photo essays

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The Cosplayers of Comic Con

Recently I went to Fan Expo Dallas, my first ever comic con. I went on a media pass to write a series of articles for The Dallas Socials, and there was so much to...

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Fast Times at Fan Expo Dallas

A couple of months ago I got an email from Betsy at The Dallas Socials, asking if I would be willing to cover Fan Expo Dallas 2015 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson convention center...

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A Park Atop the Continental Bridge

Dallas likes to build parks in new and interesting places. A few years ago the city built the popular Klyde Warren Park over Woodall Rodgers Freeway. Then in 2014, the city built a park...

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A Sunny Day on TCU Campus

Texas Christian University (TCU) is a Big 12 University in Fort Worth, Texas. I’ve driven by the TCU campus several times over the years, but never had a chance to stop. So one sunny...

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The Charities of Swiss Avenue

Like many large cities, Dallas has unofficial districts for different industries. For example, there are a large cluster of interior decorating firms in the Design District, and a mother lode of car dealerships on...

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Fort Worth Water Gardens

In downtown Fort Worth, Texas, just a few blocks from Sundance Square, lies a unique city park known as the Fort Worth Water Gardens. Designed by renowned postmodern architect Philip Johnson, the Fort Worth...

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The Architecture of UT Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas, or UT Dallas, is a college located in Richardson, Texas, several miles north of Dallas proper. (Why they don’t call it UT Richardson is a mystery to me....

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The Guardians of DFW Chinatown

Chinese immigrants started settling in America in the mid-1800s, helping fuel the 1849 California Gold Rush and build the Transcontinental Railroad. In this pre-automotive era, these Chinese Americans often settled in dense urban neighborhoods,...

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The Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Arts District is a small area on the northeast corner of Downtown Dallas. Though it was first envisioned in the late 1970s, most of the buildings have been erected in the last...

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The New Urbanism in Addison, Texas

Addison, Texas is an affluent suburb just north of Dallas. Addison is known for two things: the corporate headquarter buildings all along the Dallas North Tollway, and the plethora of restaurants along Belt Line...