Sunday, June 21, 2009

New Mexico Landscape- Full of color!








Not only is the vast New Mexico landscape enchanting...on occasion I looked down at my feet - and discovered it was full of beautiful cactus, some of them even flowering! Click on the photos for a higher resolution view...

12 comments:

Paintings by Patricia said...

Wow, look at all those gorgeous cacti blooms.

Amanda Fall - PersistentGreen said...

Stunning! I love how the light & shadow are just as dramatic as the cacti in these photos.

Melody Lea Lamb said...

Beautiful, wonderful, and delightful pics!! Thanks so much for sharing them.

Marian Fortunati said...

Isnt' nature / God just the most magnificent artist? What a joy to see what is created all around us??

Jane Hunt said...

These are beautiful - how cool to see them up close like this!

Barbara Noonan said...

Positively gorgeous - and I love the black and whites!!! Great Clouds! Barb

Blue Sky Dreaming said...

The cactus blooms are so delicate comparted to the actual plant...I too love the black and whites!

David Patterson said...

Thank you everyone!!

Ann Buckner said...

Love the photos and belated congratulations on being juried into the Washington show.

David Patterson said...

Thank you Ann!

Laurie said...

Wow David!!! You have a natural gift for capturing the beauty of nature! What a delight these are to view!

Pat Meras said...

Your photographs are elegantly composed. I enjoy the subtley diffused backgrounds, a credit to your painter's eye.