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Category: Landmarks

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…

Hunt’s Tomb and Papago Park.

Hunt’s Tomb at Papago Park. Tempe, Arizona. 1978. A digitally restored 35mm photo.   This vintage 35 mm photo goes back to my college photography class at ASU. Our first assignment was to purchase a 35mm SLR camera, so I bought a Nikkormat FT3, which I used for decades.  …

City of Rocks State Park

© 2022 by Gayle Martin. All rights reserved. The other day one of my friends invited me to come along on a family outing to City of Rocks State Park, which is near Silver City, New Mexico. She was taking her daughter, and her daughter’s significant other, there as part…

The Downtown Phoenix Series

© 2021 by Gayle Martin. All Rights Reserved. Sometimes good things happen when you’re doing something else. Such was the case with my downtown Phoenix series. For those who do not know, I’m a book author as well as an art photographer. I write contemporary romance novels under the pen…

Monument Valley

© 2021 by Gayle Martin. All Rights Reserved. Monument Valley, Arizona, with its unique massive buttes, is a photographer’s dream. It’s located on the Navajo nation in northeastern Arizona, near the four corners. John Ford made Monument Valley famous in the 1930s when he directed a number of western movies…

St. Philip’s Plaza

I recently went on a mini photography excursion to St. Philip’s Plaza. St. Philip’s Plaza is a small, upscale shopping center here in Tucson. Normally it’s quite busy. However, with Covid-19 restrictions, it’s become a ghost town. This meant I could actually find a parking space. After all, we have…