Don Toothaker Photography Travel photography church

Colorful Illumination

I loved the stark white crosses against the mountain sky. The blue just seems to sing and compliment the stucco and the white so nicely. In my composition, as a helpful hint, I worked hard to move around and make sure the lower cross was isolated against the stucco and did not merge with anything…

Don Toothaker Photo Santa Fe Travel photography

Seductive Color

The colors of the Southwest are alluring and beautiful. Be it the landscape or doors and windows there is a vibrancy to the colors that draws your attention and keeps it. I love it. In Santa Fe I walked around looking for such colors. It was bitterly cold at 13 degrees at 8am but the…

Side of the Road

Running around New Mexico I found myself looking for things along the road that caught my eye. Personally, its pretty hard to pass any old rusted truck so, I stopped in Carrizozo at The Bike Shoppe to take some quick frames. The 12-40 lens is wicked sharp. Rusted Relic Olympus EM5II Zuiko 12-40 f2.8 lens…

A Journey

Last week I hit the road a bit more than usual and got the opportunity to experience more of beautiful New Mexico. The land, the light, and the culture possesses a loud, spiritual voice that is captivating. Once there, exploring, it is easy to understand what drew so many amazing artists to this special land…