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Sketches: Behind the Chutes

Last fall I attended several local rodeos here in New Mexico: the Casper Baca Roughstock Rodeo Fall Series and the Bosque Farms Rodeo Association Fall Rodeo. Both rodeos allowed me up-close access, for which I am grateful. This kind of … Continue reading

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Sketches: El Grullo

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Sketches: Preparation

In New Mexico, in the colder months – though not necessarily so – there continues the Hispano tradition of the Matanza. A pig is raised yearlong with the intention that on a special day, perhaps a birthday or an anniversary … Continue reading

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Sketches: Cowboy Campfire

A cowboy warms himself by a cinderblock ringed campfire made of wood and Bud Light beer cases at a family matanza in the mountains of central New Mexico.

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Sketches: Onlooker

A Native American boy watches the International Indian Finals Rodeo from a catwalk at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. September 2012.

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Sketches: Dancing Cowboys

A couple of Catron County cowboys horse around during the annual Pie Town Festival in Pie Town, New Mexico

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Forward and Backward

The other day I mentioned my wild idea to plunge headlong into a photographic project depicting my current home, the State of New Mexico. You can read about it here if interested. Some of the feedback I received was that … Continue reading

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Close to Home And The Birth Of A Project

Recently I posted a review of my goals from 2011 and found that I had ticked off most of them. Great. I got to feel a momentary sense of pride of accomplishment. But something was lacking a bit. At first … Continue reading

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