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White Sands Revisited

White Sands National Park near Alamogordo, New Mexico, had to have been one of the most challenging locations I’ve ever shot. As the name implies, it’s all white sand. There isn’t much color. It’s also very crowded. People can and will ruin your shot. Not intentionally. They’re just doing their…

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…

More of Downtown Las Cruces

Red Iron Doors © 2021 by Gayle Martin. All Rights Reserved. As I discussed in my earlier post, The Downtown Las Cruces Series, downtown Las Cruces, New Mexico isn’t a central business district. Rather, it’s a collection of unique mom and pop shops and restaurants. In other words, it’s a…

The White Sands Series

at least so far One of the cool perks about moving to New Mexico is having so much beautiful scenery. I recently took my first trip to White Sands National Park. It’s a unique location to photograph. At the same time, however, it’s also challenging. It’s a popular place. It…

My Favorite Photos of 2020

©2020 by Gayle Martin. All Rights Reserved Let’s face it. 2020 wasn’t such a great year. However, I still managed to shoot some memorable photos, and I found lockdowns had some distinct advantages. I could find places to park. I didn’t have to worry about crowds or having someone walk…