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Moon and Adobe Building, Santa Fe

Gibbous Moon, Santa Fe

Gibbous Moon, Santa Fe

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Cathedral, Carmelite Convent, Santa Fe

Cathedral, Carmelite Convent, Santa Fe

Cathedral, Carmelite Convent, Santa Fe

This cathedral, located on the grounds of the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, is set on a brilliant background of stars late one January evening. A five-minute exposure, the stars provide pinpoint texture on which to set the adobe walls of the cathedral.

Dormant Bush at Carmelite Convent, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Adobe Wall, Carmelite Convent, Santa Fe

Adobe Wall, Carmelite Convent, Santa Fe

On a cold, early morning in January, I found this dormant shrub in an alcove of the Carmelite Convent that is home to the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.  The morning light bouncing off the bush onto the adobe wall fascinated me, and gave me an opportunity to make this picture–a “quiet image,” as one of my photographer friends would call it.