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A Walk in the Snow

December 28, 2018 - Laurie We got between two and three inches of snow Thursday night, with light snow flurries most of the day today. We...
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Cranes, Train & A Full Moon on Winter Solstice

December 21, 2018 - Sunset on solstice at Beaver Point. Crane Point at dusk a half mile north of Beaver Point. A mile north of Bea...
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First Snow on the 2nd

December 02, 2018 - A nice smile from the red VW Bug. We got our first snow of the season early this morning. About an inch and a half of...
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Thanksgiving Landscapes

November 23, 2018 - Dawn on Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day was one of those rare days in the Albuquerque area when we had cloud cover and...
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Cranes Under Full Moon

November 21, 2018 - The "full" Full Moon doesn't happen until tomorrow, but the moon is 98.6% full tonight, which is close enough for cranes...
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Stormy

October 31, 2018 - We had stormy weather that started last night, and we are supposed to have freezing temperatures tonight. We've had ligh...
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Bosque in Daylight

October 21, 2018 - We went out for a walk in the bosque this afternoon. Today you can see the colors in daylight.
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Cloudy Night Cranes

October 19, 2018 - ƒ/6.3, 1/30, ISO 6400 Low clouds blew through the sky at a fast pace last night, hugging the Sandias as they rolled o...
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Saturday at the Balloon Park was Kind of like the Forth of July

October 14, 2018 - Today was the last day of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, and it got rained out; however, Saturday morning...
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Reflections from the 1st Day of the 47th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

October 06, 2018 - The Rio Grande is very low, and reflective. The 47 th Annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta kicked off toda...
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Full On Rise

September 25, 2018 - 98% full moon rising Sunday evening. It was too dark to get detail in the moon and detail in the landscape. Full moon...
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Storming on a Friday Night

September 01, 2018 - With my raincoat in one hand and my camera in the other, I walked out under cloudy skies and caught the stormy action th...
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More Smoke From Another Distant Fire

August 20, 2018 - Smokey skies from distant fires turned the sun into a large spot above the trees near the horizon last night. The pin...
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Sunset 'n Cats

August 09, 2018 - Spunk: "Oh brother! Not another series of the stupid sunset photos! Don't you have, you know, like cute cat photos?"...
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Wild Wild Skies

August 01, 2018 - When I started my walk yesterday afternoon, before I ran into the Mr. pT on the ditch bank, there were thunderheads over...
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Pterodactyl Tuesday

July 31, 2018 - I went for a walk in the bosque around 4:30 pm to avoid the evening thunderstorms that have been dumping heavy rain and...
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View From The Parking Lot

July 12, 2018 - Monsoon season is underway. I had to stop by the pharmacy on the way home. The afternoon thunderheads were building up o...
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Waiting for the Moon

June 28, 2018 - Subtle pinks and purples covered the Sandias while I waited on the beach for the full moon to rise. Moonrise A...
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We're Cool

June 27, 2018 - Besides occasional smoke banks rolling in and a few thunderheads building up for a short time in the late afternoon, we...
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Beaver in Jetties on Bank

June 14, 2018 - Smokey air under stormy skies You can see an animated GIF of the beaver on the bank at https://photoofthedayetc.wordp...
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The Beaver that Fell to Earth

June 04, 2018 - Pink light fading sun Ducklings scamper jettis safe Beaver falls to earth
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First Blooms and Fuzzy Moon

April 27, 2018 - Lady Banks Lady banks started blooming late last week. This week, while we were attending the annual spring medieval...
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Keeping With Tradition

March 29, 2018 - Water in my irrigation ditch after I cleaned out the cottonwood leaves so the water flowed freely. I cleaned out the dit...
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Sunsets Happen

March 24, 2018 - Thirty minutes before sunset, the sky was completely overcast with thick, dark clouds. I started preparing photos I had...
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Seven Minutes on the Seventeenth

March 18, 2018 - On the beach at 7:13:19 pm, 03/17/2018. A sliver of dusty pink on the Sandias as the sun started slipping behind the hor...
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Crow Show

February 04, 2018 - Crows had gathered in the trees above the path to the beach. They perched, flew, landed, cawed, laughed at us, and carri...
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Perspective on the Sandias

January 28, 2018 - Sandias from North Beach at the north end of Corrales.
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On the 97th Day...

January 10, 2018 - A puddle from rain after 96 consecutive days without precipitation. Buzzed by a crane The landing Snow on...
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Adiós 2017

December 31, 2017 - The last pink of 2017 The last sunset of 2017 The last photo of a beaver swimming of 2017 The last glow o...
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Christmas on the Rio

December 25, 2017 - Late afternoon Christmas day 2017 on the Rio Grande at the south end of Corrales, NM, USA. Had...
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A New Trail

December 15, 2017 - A new trail! Where does it lead? The Rio Grande, of course. View looking to the northeast. View looking south.
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Super Soft

December 02, 2017 - The almost super moon rose over the Sandias behind thin clouds that gave it a soft, fuzzy look. The last of the cranes s...
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Sandias in the Mist

November 16, 2017 - Fujifilm X-E1, 27mm ƒ/2.8 pancake lens I took a detour on my way to work this morning to get a few shots of the Sandi...
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Sandhills and Pink

October 29, 2017 - The Sandhill Cranes are back — flying up and down the Rio Grande at sunset every night on the way to their roosting spot...
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Pre-Flight Friday

October 06, 2017 - The 2017 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta officially starts tomorrow, October 7, 2017. However, Friday's pre-fli...
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VT

September 14, 2017 - 360º panorama of The Beach on the Rio Grande that I used to create a virtual tour. One of the photo ventures that I h...
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Smile

September 10, 2017 - Interesting treatment of concreting an irrigation ditch around a cottonwood tree. The irrigation ditch, bosque and Ri...
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Smoking Up The Skies

September 05, 2017 - Sunset on Sunday, September 3rd. The smoke is adding color but there was not a thick haze. We are now getting a lot o...
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The Few and the Flatulent

August 31, 2017 - I ran out to the river, then down to the beach to see if I could get the pink on the Sandias from the setting sun. There...
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Drained by the Swamp

August 14, 2017 - The swamp cooler gave out this afternoon, so I set out to rebuild it. Two motors, new spider bearings, three trips to Lo...
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Taken by the Night

August 02, 2017 - A soft stripe of pink kissed the top of the Sandias at eight-fifteen. A cloud floats lighted behind a tree laid bar...
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Sandias in the Mist

July 31, 2017 - At ten till eight the Sandias were covered by heavy rain as we stood in light rain on the west side of the river. F...
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Walk Under A Sliver Moon

July 25, 2017 - The Sandias, bosque and Rio Grande at dusk. Twilight afterglow Sliver moon peeking out from behind black cloud...
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Rain & Shine

July 21, 2017 - Standing in the sun Soaked by the rain Rainbows double up Arc over trees Framing mountains Sun falls down Rain dri...
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Blue to Gray

July 12, 2017 - Blue sky with clouds building up in the east at 6:30 pm Dark sky to the west at 8:00 pm Sun breaks through and...
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A Tell Tail Beaver

July 09, 2017 - Beaver slipping into the foliage on the sandbar in the middle of the river. A walked out to the river shortly before...
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It Was A Hot One

June 17, 2017 - The post sunset glow of smoke from a fire in the Jemez northwest of Albuquerque. The thermometer mounted six feet off...
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Black Mustangs and a Hen

June 01, 2017 - Big sky after sunset Lonesome dove
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Stormy Monday

May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day I walked out to the Rio Grande a 14:25. The weather was partly cloudy and about 80º F. Clouds wer...
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Into the Void

May 17, 2017 - Into the void Altered reality Coyote at a discontinuity Handicapped giant black spider On point...
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Sunrise Splash-n-Dash

May 14, 2017 - I was out at the river at sunrise. After I walked back from the river, I was hooking up the drip system, when I saw...
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19:05:43 — 19:41:50

May 05, 2017 - Muskrat. 19:05:43 Wood Ducks. 19:12:19 Clear ditch. 19:14:01. Tamarisk. 19:25:18. Backlit elm. 19:27...
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Saturday on the Ditch Bank

April 29, 2017 - Looking south at a volcano in the distance. Wild poppy A swallow of some type Towers in the clouds on the...
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Iron Knot

April 28, 2017 - Rain fell hard against the threatening darkness, making craters in the water as we walked to the river. An iron knot som...
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Fish, Flowers, Falling into Darkness

April 21, 2017 - Fishes frolicked in the shallows Splashing spirals colors rippled Fluid gems against currents swim Flowers danced in...
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Window Cats

April 19, 2017 - Doves on the fence just outside the window teasing Spunk Sasha outside looking in The dove's view of Spunk...
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The Buzzards and the Hummingbird Moth

April 07, 2017 - Buzzards flew above my head today Flew so high they kissed the moon A hummingbird moth buzzed round my feet today Cur...
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Suavecito & Spunk do Sennheiser

April 04, 2017 - Suavecito got a new pair of Sennheiser headphones and thought they were pretty cool. Turned out they are the exact same...
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Red Green

March 25, 2017 - The Rio Grande is running high and fast from spring runoff. The muddy water has a lot of red in it from the red soils fo...
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First Water

March 23, 2017 - 30 degree free fall Warm skies turn cold Blue to gray, gray to white Hailstorm blinds Muddy water Speed slowed a re...
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The Beach

March 05, 2017 - Our own "private beach" — just a hop, skip and a jump away.
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Stuck in the Middle with Gray

February 27, 2017 - Dawn Sunday morning looked much like the first photo from our property, but we couldn't see the mountains because of low...
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A Saturday in a Life

February 18, 2017 - I saw the dawn today oh boy A ring of fire filled morning sky Yellows push reds purples into gray Sunlight fought Cl...
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Surreal Sunrise

February 12, 2017 - I was awakened by colors brewing in the eastern sky. I extracted myself from the furry purrs snuggled in from head to to...
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Snow Moon Eclipse

February 10, 2017 - Waiting for the moon to rise, we watched the Sandias as crows flew by. Crows fly off into the sunset over cranes se...
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Color, B&W, Sunset

January 21, 2017 - Rain fell all night, turning from wet to icy to light hail that left a thin covering of white on the ground in the early...
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First Snow

January 06, 2017 - Rosencrantz making a triangle in the snow. Los Reyes Magos and La Befana brought us snow for Epiphany. A dusting...
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Winter Black & White

December 26, 2016 - X marks the spot Cold winter light Trees, mountains, towers Reflections Black and white Thin clouds hang Pull on t...
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Sunsets & Super Moons

December 13, 2016 - Patti called last night on her way home to tell me the Sandias were pink and the moon was rising between the mountains a...
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Gnarly Trail To Nowhere

December 10, 2016 - I stepped onto a gnarly path to nowhere — like being swallowed by the valley of death, its briars and brambles cut and s...
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Super Moon Parking Lot

November 14, 2016 - I hadn't planned on photographing the super moon today. From our house the sky would be too dark to get any detail aroun...
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Almost Full

November 12, 2016 - The super moon will be full on Monday; however, the sky will be dark when it rises on Monday. The moon will rise after s...
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Vistas & Volcanos in B&W

September 25, 2016 - Views of the Sandias and the volcanos from Petroglyph National Monument.
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Who Knew?

September 01, 2016 -
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Crows

February 27, 2016 - I turn to my old friend the Bestiary (Book of Beasts) MS Bodley 764 from the 13th Century for a discussion on crows. Wha...
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Sunflower with a Mohawk

January 16, 2016 - While we were out on the river bank waiting for the Sandias to turn pink, which didn't happen, I noticed a sunflower wit...
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Snow Daze

January 07, 2016 - Laurie did this photo of the undisturbed snow in the labyrinth I cut in the black bamboo last summer before she took her...
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Crows in the Snow T – 4 Days

December 27, 2015 - Crows in the trees during the snow storm. Sandhill Cranes Getting ready to land in the Rio Grande with snow covered...
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The Day Before Christmas T – 8 Days

December 23, 2015 - Twas the morning before Christmas and geese flew through the mist rising off the Rio Grande at sunrise. The Sandias had...
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White Mesa T – 14 Days

December 17, 2015 - Looking north up a valley with the Jemez Mountains in the background. White Mesa is about 45 miles north and west of...
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Cranes after Sundown

November 22, 2015 - I was out on the river just before the Sandias turned pink at sunset. A few cranes flew by as the sun set, but most of t...
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Calendar Ready

November 05, 2015 - My Xerox rep talked me into entering a photo in their local calendar contest. I went through my old photos and decided t...
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Tent Rocks

November 01, 2015 - Tent rocks on the edge of a 7 million year-old deposit of pumice, ash and tuff. A long, long time ago, 7 million year...
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Blood Moon Rising

September 27, 2015 - The air was cool under a crystal clear sky as I stood on the banks of the Rio Grande watching the Sandias fade into dark...
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End of Summer Sunset

September 11, 2015 - Looking east at the Sandias through the cottonwoods Looking east at the bottom, straight up to overhead in the midd...
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Kodak took our Kodachrome away

September 01, 2015 - Disney land as it would be put into a slide projector If you are old enough to remember Kodachrome slide film, you mi...
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Rain but no rain

August 21, 2015 - We had one of those very "Middle Rio Grande Valley" days where we had rain all around, but only a few drops fell at our...
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Looking East Looking West

August 04, 2015 - Looking east, July 26, 2015 at 8:19 pm Looking west, July 26, 2015 at 8:20 pm
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Walk on the Rio

June 20, 2015 - Yellow wildflowers in the bosque. The Rio Grande is running high, I sent my zoom lens in for service, so t...
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Cat in the Grass

June 19, 2015 - Rosencrantz in the grass Storm clouds over the Sandias Oriental lilies are blooming
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Thirty-three Years

May 29, 2015 - We fit right in with the "slow pedestrians". We celebrated out 33rd wedding anniversary on Friday by riding the Sandi...
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Drivers on the Storm

May 21, 2015 - The clouds were spilling over the Sandias again on my way to the dentist at 8:00 am. On the way home at 7:00 pm, the clo...
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Going Out Coming Back

May 12, 2015 - 8:30 AM driving to work 7:30 PM driving home
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Moonrise, Lola and the Neon Tulip

April 02, 2015 - I raced home with Lola and drove up just in time to get the moon coming up behind the towers on the Sandias. Lola? You a...
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Different Views

March 17, 2015 - Views of the Sandias from north of Corrales at Algodones and Placitas.
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Stormy Morning

February 24, 2015 - Storming morning with a nice interaction between the clouds and sun.
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