December 2018 Photo Contest
Focus on Texas: High Contrast
Admire the stark realities captured by our readers’ cameras

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    Charles Carlson, Bandera EC: Cypress tree trunks and roots reflected on the Frio River at Concan.
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    Jon Hobson, Houston County EC: “My son, Isaac, and his friend Sean playing some basketball after a rain shower in Grapeland.”
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    Shahbanu Malak, CoServ: “Spotted in my garden one fine morning.”
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    Theresa McKee, Fannin County EC: An old gas station painted in funky colors and abandoned under the hot Texas sun.
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    Twilla Malkerson, Farmers EC: Malkerson’s calf on a freezing day in Emory.
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    Web Extra: Chata Segich, Big Country EC: “Every night in the summer I take that opportunity to sit back and take in all the beauty of the night sky.”
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    Web Extra: Sandra Balcerek, Bluebonnet EC: “Great childhood memories were made while we had fun in our large playhouse in the 1960s."
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    Web Extra: Richard Browne, Trinity Valley EC: “Taken near dusk at the Fossil Rim Ranch southwest of Fort Worth.”
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    Web Extra: Cathy Lindemann, Rusk County EC: “It was a beautiful crisp January morning. The mist, the sun and the trees—awe-inspiring.”
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    Web Extra: Richard Browne, Trinity Valley EC: Swan at the College of the Ozarks.
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    Web Extra: Melissa Cunningham, Jackson EC: “A day of fun in the sun ended with a walk beneath the pier at Matagorda Beach.”
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    Web Extra: Chris Miller, Bluebonnet EC: “It was such a lovely surprise last December to be covered with a wonderful winter wonderland snowfall here in Bastrop.”
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    Web Extra: Danny Pickens, Cherokee County ECA: “Never too early to learn. A guitarist in Tyler takes a moment to interact with his youngest fan.”
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    Web Extra: Brooke Skahan, Trinity Valley EC: Texas Tiger Fireworks, just outside of Crandall.
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    Web Extra: Raymond Testa, Farmers EC: “This beautiful native Indian blanket wildflower contrasts the black-and-white background.”

This month, our readers take risks with light and shadow and play with every color under the sun to deliver some fantastic shots.

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