Not Random. Probably.

There are 64,331 interments in the National Cemetery in Santa Fe. I chose this one, more or less randomly, to photograph because I could get a good angle on the graves and flags. And the desiccated rose was nice, too.

And then it got weird: turns out that Kay Wiest was a photographer: the Kay Wiest Negative Collection (4,000 4×5 negatives) documents her work as a staff photographer at the Institute of American Indian Arts from 1964-1971.

So, maybe it wasn’t a random selection, after all.

Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe, New Mexico
photographed 5.28.2018

Posted on June 11, 2018, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Amazing and wonderful. Made my day MGH! A friend and I stopped at a cemetery in Middle Tennessee though we felt we wouldn’t find anyone interesting buried there. Historically that is. Imagine our surprise to find a member of the 7th Cavalry buried there. Stone listed him as the last survivor of ” Custer’s Last Stand “. Turns out he was with one of the 2 commands not wiped out. A small technicality.


  2. Wow, that’s amazing.


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