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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…

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…

White Sands Sunset Part 1

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…

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…