This post is another installation on posts about my trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico in early November. My previous post discussed creative inspiration from visiting the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum for the first time (Creative Inspiration: Georgia O’Keeffe Museum).
Santa Fe was filled with inspiration and I was inspired to dabble in B&W iPhone photography again like in previous posts (see my series of posts Life in B&W).
So indulge me again and check out this photo essay of images from my trip to Santa Fe in B&W!
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi
The first building I fell in love with in Santa Fe and immediately wanted to photograph in B&W was the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi in downtown Santa Fe.
I took a lot of photos of the exterior of the church and even tried different B&W iPhone filters:
And the amazing door, I had to photograph this door, as well as an interesting structure in the church courtyard:
While we wandering downtown there was a Mass in progress so I did not peek inside of the church, but there I did check out photos online of the interior which were amazing.
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
During our visit to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum I experimented with B&W photography. Most of the photos are not worth sharing but I do like this one of the windows in a section of the gallery:
Fences and Adobe Structures
I was absolutely fascinated with the rustic wood fences and adobe structures in Santa Fe. Here are some of my photos:
Madrid, New Mexico
As I mentioned in the post Creative Inspiration: Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, on our road trip back to Albuquerque, NM to fly home, we took a detour to visit a colleague of my friend Laurie who owns an amazing horse ranch/equestrian center.
On our route to the horse ranch, we drove through the quaint town of Madrid, New Mexico and stopped to wander around. Here are some B&W photos from that wander.
At the Equestrian Center
And finally, during our visit to the equestrian center outside of Albuquerque, NM, I took photos in B&W. I was fascinated by the displays of horse tack and saddles.
More photos (in color) of my trip to come.
Work has been very busy lately with end of year projects. I must admit I have not had much interest in being on a computer outside of work hours lately so although I have many posts in my head I have not actually written them. I also need to catch up on the blogs I follow.
I also need a nap.
Funny when you are a kid you never want to nap, but when you are an adult you would love to have a nap!
Speaking of naps, I will close this post with an image of my miniature schnauzer, Mike, taking a nap in the front window in his cushion that has been moved to the window area per his request (smile).
He is a “Napping Professional”.