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Carpenter saint in his niche

I like this guy – he seems content with his niche-based existence. But I am not sure why those rocks are lined up to watch him work.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
photographed 7.4.2016

The week felt like this

A sad little still life – all lipstick prints and coffee and a crumpled napkin. Some days feel like this, right?

And so do some weeks.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
photographed 7.4.2016

Dashboard Palette

A beat-up truck in front of an art gallery was itself a piece of art, with that canvas thick with paint on the dashboard. And then, as I stood there, the back window turned itself into a picture frame. (That votive candle in the snow on the hood brought a little bit to the scene, as well.)

Canyon Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico
photographed 12.25.2015

The problem with iconic places

I’ve said it before, and I stick with it: the problem with visiting iconic locations is getting a shot that’s not been made a million times before. The clouds are just about the only thing that sets this apart from everything else that looks just like it.

But, still, it was Christmas Eve, and I was in a sacred location and felt the need to document it…

El Santuario de Chimayó
Chimayó, New Mexico
photographed 12.24.2015

Bitter edges of a winter day

Christmas Eve in a cemetery seemed quite bleak anyway. And there was snow and a new storm moving in, both of which added to the feel of the day.

And this plastic, brittle and broken in the cold, and barbed wire? It just got worse.

Los Llanitos Cemetery
Truchas, New Mexico
photographed 12.24.2015

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