Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Monday, August 29, 2011
I choose this photo to kick off day one of year 5 for my blog. I wish you could have all seen her dance she was amazing. Click on the photo for better look at her regalia. This was taking right after her first dance. She was getting ready to do the friendship dance.
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Time to get your party shoes on! I caught these dancing boots walking around Indian Market. She was ready for the market with her boots and matching skirt.
Speaking of celebrations, today is Santa Fe Daily photo's 4th anniversary. I want to say thank you to all of you who stop by daily and to those of you who stop by when you can. Your visits and comments mean the world to me and your blogs are the bright spots to my day.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Friday, August 26, 2011
Thursday, August 25, 2011
I love this display. The ground earth under some of the pottery is what they use to make these wonderful clay creations. This is the work of Camilla, Dominique and Maxine Toya from the Jemez Pueblo. Jemez is west of Santa Fe on the other side of the Jemez mountains. They have a great Pow Wow on Memorial Day weekend.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
This is the singer and the drummer that accompanied the dancers. While I was focused on them I was taken by the bracelet on the singers wrist. That is one amazing piece of turquoise that they found to make this piece. Click on the photo for a larger peek.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Monday, August 22, 2011
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Saturday, August 20, 2011
It's the evening before,the tents are up and the tourist are mingling through out the city. There were pre-Indian market events all over the city, movies, art galleries and even mariachi music in the streets. Today is the 90th Indian Market here in Santa Fe. Wish you could all be here!
Friday, August 19, 2011
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Monday, August 15, 2011
While walking, ok almost stepping on someones Sunday paper I was happy to see the official guide for the Santa Fe Indian Market. This year marks the 90th anniversary for this market that brings collectors and new shoppers from all over the world. Even the airspace over town gets quite crowded by the private jets that fly into our airport through out the week. Hotels and restaurants will be busy busy busy. Hope the week flys by and yes I will be there early. Hope you all have a great start to your week!
Sunday, August 14, 2011
One thing that I like to do on Sunday is to shop our local bookstores. Collected Works in the downtown area is great place to scope out new reads,have a nice cup of coffee and maybe a danish or two. Not that I need to be but this window display drew me in.
Saturday, August 13, 2011
I've shown the Axle Contemporary art van before but they've added some Wheatpaste work on the side of the mobile gallery. I saw this parked in front of the Farmer's market building. I am sure it will be there again today with a new exhibit. Bringing art to the masses.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
This poor Aspen had fallen over the trail I was on over the weekend. It never made it all the way down to the ground so you walked under it. Despite possibility of falling trees there is nowhere I like being than on a beautiful hike. So on this day when most of us have to be at work I pose this question to you, where would you rather be today?
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Monday, August 8, 2011
Sunday, August 7, 2011
I am ending my Spanish Market photos with my favorite one. This is Rosina Lopez De Short and she is holding a piece of her work. She creates relief carvings and paints Retablos similar to the ones that I have shown over the week. Wishing you all a peaceful Sunday.
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Friday, August 5, 2011
These Retablos are the work of Amanda Greigo from Los Lunas, New Mexico. What I just love about her work is the way she paints the eyes on her saints. I will have to get one for my home one of these days. Click on the photo for a better look.
You can see more of her work on her Facebook page
Have a happy weekend doing what you love!
Thursday, August 4, 2011
One of my favorites at Spanish Market every year is the work of Peter Ortega. He carves the most beautiful angels. I also love the his large Bultos like this one carved from an old tree trunk.
Here is a brief description for those of you who have asked about these pieces: These brightly colored sculptures of santos (saints) or other religious figures are carved from the wood of trees that grow in New Mexico: cottonwood, cottonwood roots, aspen and pine. Bultos are used for daily reverence, for general decoration, and as a talisman in churches and private homes.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Monday, August 1, 2011
As most of your know each first day of the month is Theme day for all City Daily Photo bloggers and our theme on this 1st of August is "postcard worth." Sunflowers are blooming like crazy all over our city right now and yesterday the sky was a perfect backdrop for this happy flower.
Please take a moment to check out all of the postcard worthy shot from all around the world: Click here to view thumbnails for all participants