The white sands were challenging to work with, and it was tricky to find shots that produced good contrast. I think this one worked out ok.
Organ Mountains from the East
Panorama of the Organ Mountains from the East side. Not so easy to get if you don't want to step on unexploded bombs.
Contrails over a rugged peak
The contrails nicely frame this rugged peak that juts from the landscape like a troll's tooth
Snow on the Organs
Snow on the Organ Mountain range behind Las Cruces
This silk flower adds a splash of color to the snowy hedge
Baile folklórico Día de Muertos 1
The local high school doing an amazing job on the Plaza in Mesilla
Tortugas Mountain Observatory
Beautiful observatory in New Mexico - not abandonded, just in the process of a slow restoration.
Founded in 1963 under the supervision of Clyde Tombaugh, the observatory focused on observing the planets.
Desert Tarantula out for a walk, 8x8ing its way down the trail
Foot of the Organ Mountains - a scene you really should see for yourself, cameras do not do it justice
I just love classic street art
First Light on the Mountains
First Light over the mountains bringing up those beautiful southern desert colors
Bullet in Las Cruces
The lovely Organ Mountains dominate the scenary in Las Cruces