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Author: Gayle Martin

Colorful Alleyway in Las Cruces

Downtown Las Cruces, New Mexico, is very colorful. Main Street has a variety of shops and museums, along with interesting architecture.  I happened on this small alleyway and loved what I saw. A beautiful mosaic tile walkway, plenty of greenery, and colorful canopies. In other words, a photographer’s dream. Lots…

A Riverfront Inn in Wales

A Riverfront Inn in Wales circa 1987 A digitally restored 35 mm photo. I took my first trip to the United Kingdom in the late summer of 1987. It was a two-week guided bus tour, which began in London. We then worked our way north through Wales and onto Edinburgh,…

Red Iron Doors in Las Cruces

I love photographing architecture. It’s more than civil engineering. It’s a visual art. Las Cruces, New Mexico, has a beautiful downtown area. It includes interesting stores, restaurants and museums. Las Cruces is also a small city where you will find plenty of interesting architecture. Some buildings date as far back…

A Lunar Eclipse in Arizona

Sometimes the perfect photo opportunity comes your way. In this instance, if was a 2015 lunar eclipse back when I was living in Tucson, Arizona. A lunar eclipse occurs when the earth passes between the sun and the moon, casting its shadow on the moon. Photographing the moon, however, can…

A Modern Day Adam and his Apple

While I do mostly outdoor photography, I have experimented some with portraiture, and it’s a lot of fun. Back when I was living in Tucson, Arizona, it was too hot in the summer to do outdoor photography. So, I converted a spare bedroom into a photography studio, and worked with…

An Old Texas Lighthouse

An Old Lighthouse in Galveston, Texas. Circa 1979. A digitally restored 35 mm photo. Here is another trip down memory lane, courtesy of my old Nikkormat FT3 35mm camera. I had purchased the camera two years before for a college photography course. Little did I know it would become my…