Category: Big Sky

New Year’s Day Sunset

New Year's Day Sunset

The new year brought us rain, snow, and some lovely clouds over the Sandias this evening.


Rio Chama Valley Sunrise

Rio Chama Valley Sunrise

A colorful sunrise in the Rio Chama Valley a few weeks ago.


Sandia Mountains: Fall Edition

Sandia Mountains: Fall Edition

One of my all-time favorite views from the east side of the Sandia Mountains, this time in its fall clothing. (You can see the summer version here.)


Valles Caldera: Barn and Corral

Barn and Corral at Valles Caldera

I realized when I was up at Valles Caldera last week that it’s been ten years since the Las Conchas fire, which was, up until that point, New Mexico’s largest wildfire. I could never have imagined that the area would be so very green just a single decade later. It’s true that we’ve had an unusually large amount of rain this summer, but still — it’s pretty amazing.

Some of my Jemez posts from the summer of 2011:


Monsoon Season

Monsoon Season

The stretch of Highway 550 between Cuba and San Ysidro is one of my very favorites. I was driving home along it a few weeks ago, and loved the way the clouds were spattering light and shadow across the landscape. I stopped, ran across the road, and took a few shots. This is the one I liked best.


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