Best Photo Spots in New Mexico

Route 66 Auto Graveyard

Rather than go to a specific location for a typical landscape shoot, I set out to find photo opportunities with no set agenda. My thought was to travel west on I-40 and explore as much of Route 66 (which parallels it mostly) with my cameras as I could. One of…

Route 66 in New Mexico

These pictures were taken between 1:00 pm and 7:30 pm in July. New Mexico is given to sudden storms, high winds, and the hot sun. A heavy duty tripod is a must if you are taking landscapes. Unseasonably large volumes of rain this year have made the desert fairly green,…

Bisti Badlands

The Bisti Badlands is a stark location south and east of Farmington, NM and north and west of Albuquerque, NM. Best time of the day is late afternoon and early evening as the sun and shadows provide great opportunities for contrast in a desolate landscape. There is much to see…