The only restaurant in the downtown retail area of Baird, Callahan County, Texas recently closed, another sign of decline of Market Street, a three-block area once the hub of business here. A composite of two images shot with an Olympus E-M1 and M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO. Raw conversion in DxO Opics Pro 10 via Lightroom 5.7. Post processing in Photoshop CC 2014, Google Nik HDR Efex Pro 2 and Color Efex Pro 4.
The small community of Pontotoc and the San Fernando Academy once located there commemorated on this historic marker by the Texas Historical Survey Committee. This site is on Texas Highway 71 in Pontotoc, Mason County, Texas. Behind the marker are the ruins of one of the academy buildings with the community's business district in the far background. Image processing in Photo Ninja, PhotoLine, PaintShop Pro and Topaz Adjust.