We often stop and camp at Wild Rivers Recreation Area whenever we head to Taos . Because Wild Rivers encompasses the confluence of the Red and Rio Grande Rivers, it always has something to offer the photographer.Continue reading “Wild Rivers Recreation Area Photos”
Back in 2011, I visted Carlsbad Caverns National Park. As a result of that visit, I posted a series of posts about how to capture, develop, and polish photographs taken in the caverns. Here is an addendum to those posts. It contains photos of the caverns, but also of the surrounding area.Continue reading “Carlsbad Caverns Area of Southern New Mexico”
We have added new photographs to our Bosque del Apache portfolio.
In December, we had another wonderful visit to Bosque del Apache. Our timing was just right, because there were tens of thousands of Snow geese and Greater Sandhill cranes.
We were especially lucky to catch some spectacular take-offs, beautiful sandhill plumage, and hovering harriers — as well as an assortment of ducks. Take a look at the new photographs.
Officially known as the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array, most people call it the Very Large Array, or just VLA for short. Located on the Plains of Augustin, the VLA is 50 miles west of Socorro, near Magdalena, New Mexico.Continue reading “Very Large Array Observatory”
One of the places to visit when you are in Taos is the park around the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge—especially at sunrise. It is sometimes called just the Gorge Bridge, or the High Bridge (to distinguish it from the Low Bridge). Whatever it is called, it is the second highest bridge within the US Highway system. Continue reading “Rio Grande Gorge – Taos”
Adjacent to Interstate 25, just south of Socorro, New Mexico, is Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. This sanctuary is famous for its winter gathering of Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese.
In addition to these bird species, you can frequently see Bald Eagles, Greater Roadrunners, Gambel’s Quail, and Wild Turkeys. In fact, over 350 species of birds have been observed here. Continue reading “Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge”