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New Mexico

By Will Austin

Will Austin’s award-winning photography has taken him around the world. Although he regularly does editorial work, Will specializes in documenting cutting-edge architecture and industrial workplaces. He lives in the Seattle area with his wife and son, but hails from Colorado cowboy country.

May 14, 2009

Last weekend a “family issue” took me away to New Mexico. It was a difficult trip but I was able to break away for about 2 hours to take some photos. Because of the nature of this trip, some of these photos are very personal and significant to me.

This shot was total happenstance- I stopped to aid an injured snake on the road (unfortunately he was a gonner) and saw this amazing scene from the highway overpass. Check out the watchful raven on the power pole (click photo for a larger version).

The Old Galisteo Cemetery-

The San Miguel Mission- the oldest church in the USA, dating back to about 1610 or so. This was shot with a Lensbaby 3G-

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  1. Ami

    Excellent work! You should sell these shots on stock!

  2. Will

    Thanks Ami! I have lots of stuff for stock but I never get to it!!! The one I sold to NG was on my old stock site….

  3. ben

    thanks for these moving and powerful images. You have uncanny artistic abilities to capture the mystery, wonder, and beauty of the phenomenal world. Most inspirin.