Hyperrealist Landscape Photography by Michael Tobis

Friday, December 31, 2010

AG, Richland Springs TX

Christmas, Richland Springs TX

News Office, San Saba TX

Opry House, San Saba TX

Courthouse, San Saba TX

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Monday, August 30, 2010


Laughing Cow, Austin TX

It's sort of interesting at full scale.
Click it.

Do Not Double Stack, Austin TX

Photographie II, Leakey TX

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Monday, August 23, 2010

Sunrise Cafe, Blanco TX

Monday, July 26, 2010

Our House, Austin TX

It's a very very very fine house, but one of the cats in the yard isn't ours.

Trees in bud, late February in Texas (ah for the glorious days of February again).

Submerged Church, Probably TX or NM


Monday, July 19, 2010

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Grocery, Only TN

Development, Markham ON

View of Cathedral Town development from cathedral.

New parts of Markham are predominantly ethnically Chinese, which may help understand this particular peculiarity, or maybe not.

Cathedral, Markam ON

Cathedral Town, Markham ON

Irene Gets Religion. Markham ON

Monday, June 28, 2010

Frolic, Padre Island TX

Don't worry,
that's seaweed, not oil.
So far, anyway.

Transmission Lines, Luling TX

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Palms, Corpus Christi TX

Gone Fishin, Portland TX

That's Corpus Christi just across the causeway.

Anthropocene Dream, Portland TX

View of Corpus Christi Bay, Portland TX

I don't know what that is on the horizon.
I don't think it is offshore, but it is quite distant,
and must be something huge.

Coastal Wetland, Portland TX

Windmills at Corpus Christi Bay, Portland TX

Three Banks, Corpus Christi TX

The camera's best effort at the actual colors;
the only color tweaking is pulling highlights down so you can see the clouds.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Your Intrepid Reporter, Beeville TX

Me, in Beeville. Photo: Irene.

There's a story with this picture.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Friday, June 11, 2010

Corn, Lincoln NE

Corny (link) Nebraska

Friday, June 4, 2010

Saturday, May 1, 2010

State Line, KS/CO

Colorful (link) Colorado

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Paradise and Burnet Road, Austin TX

Wildflowers at the J J Pickle campus.

Texas can be quite attractive
if you just leave it alone.

Traffic at J J Pickle, Austin TX

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Foreign peculiarity

+1 and our first offsite link, for a realistic view of mount Fuji

Monday, March 8, 2010

Honesty, Alice TX

Watch Your Step, Alice TX


Watch your step.

The Wallace, Muleshoe TX

Enjoy Soy, Clovis NM

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Out of Gas, Alice TX

Winter Blues, Montreal QC

Easter, Clarksville TN

Just a documentary shot.

The date is wrong.
It was indeed some years ago but not the 80s;
I'd guess around spring of 2000.
It was in the middle south;
Clarksville is just a guess.

I will never understand Easter.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Bea's Place, Alice TX

Monday, February 15, 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010

Click the pictures for the full effect.

I take landscape photos that seem to me revealing of something or other.
Often I try to make them look sort of like oil paintings or watercolors.
So far the only tool I have used besides a camera is iPhoto.
So far I have avoided any retouching or other spot effects.
I often turn "noise reduction" way up to deliberately remove small details.
So far they are all taken in North America.
They usually come out sort of hyperrealistic, but sometimes impressionistic.
Sometimes they come out lousy, but I won't post those.

Best viewed on Apple LCD hardware with factory settings.

Everything is Creative Commons-Attribution (Generic 3.0). Use to your heart's content and have fun!

Printed or internet-published copies or derivative works should visibly attribute original to
"Michael Tobis of Montreal QC and Austin TX, mtobis@gmail.com"

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