The Road, The Sky And Some Dirt

Out on the road.

Sometimes I forget myself. I forget to post. I forget to work. I forget to keep in constant contact. I think I did it to myself by joining a couple of new picture sharing sources. I may have confused myself by making my posts more complicated than simple.

We’ll see.

When I lived in New Mexico after the the arrival of Katrina I didn’t have as much to do as I usually did so I took long drives in order to see the state. Sometimes I’d see a scene like this one and I’d tried to do something a little different with the picture.

This one isn’t that unique. But, it’s what I thought of at the time. There’s nothing like the rush of placing your camera on the ground, getting down on your belly and hoping to hell that you don’t meet a friendly snake or some guy driving 100 mph who couldn’t stop in time, even if I wasn’t just a blur on the ground to him.

Luckily, neither of those things happened.

I’m a little crafty. I looked in both directions with a long lens with one camera. Nothing coming? Even at a distance? Good. Down on the road I go with another camera and a wide angle lens, work fast and get off the road.

Didn’t matter. I didn’t see another car coming from anywhere for at least ten minutes.

Happy Sunday.


6 responses to “The Road, The Sky And Some Dirt”

  1. allentimphotos2 Avatar

    I would guess you could feel the vehicle coming when you are on the road.

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    1. Ray Laskowitz Avatar

      One would hope. But if I feel it through my body as I’m laying one the road nothing good might come of it.

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  2. kunstkitchen Avatar

    A gem! I did two pastels from New Mexico. Love the vistas there from the mountains.

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    1. Ray Laskowitz Avatar

      Thank you. I shoulda never returned to New Orleans. I loved New Mexico.

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      1. kunstkitchen Avatar

        Also did four paintings. The sky and land combination so inspired me.

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      2. Ray Laskowitz Avatar

        That’s why so many artists move to NM. One of these days.

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