Category: New Mexico State Fair
Sometimes I take things a little too far. This next picture may be an example of that. It’s another flower picture. But, I’ve distilled the image down to its most basic elements. It’s minimalist, but it may be too minimal. I guess that I’ll find out soon since this blog is a pretty good way…
Hats. Straw hats. Western hats. Cowboy hats. Call them what you want, but they are for sale at the state fair. They are way overpriced, but if you are out in 90 degree sun at an altitude of 5000 feet, you might want one and you might — as many locals do — drench the…
Candy Apple Red
Candy Apple Red is actually a shade of paint and method of adding extra gloss to a paint color for cars. But, you can see where the paint manufacturers get the name from. These apples were photographed at the New Mexico State Fair as part of my fair food pictures. They are so glossy that…
Things Go Better
Some of the vendors who sell food and drink are sponsored by much bigger companies. This is a beverage trailer. Just guess who sponsors them. Very little post production done to this image. It’s warmth and glow comes from the real deal… dusky sunlight.
How Do You Like Them Apples?
More from the New Mexico State Fair and more from the midway which is where the real pictures are found. Obviously, these are candied apples which were shot with extreme back lighting and a lot of help from Topaz Adjust – “Spiceify.” If I were trying to build a little photo story about the people…
At The Fair
I‘ve decided to work a little bit on the midway as it relates to fair food. This is your basic drink wagon. In case you are wondering, the guy selling stuff does not have his eyes closed. He is squinting because, well you know, he is looking into the sun or something like that. Most…
The State Fair, Again.
I never seem to have problems photo – graphing people who are called interesting or characters, I probably fit right in there with them. We got along just great. These two guys work for the carnival that sets up the midway at the state fair. The older guy, the one with the cigar in his…
So, I Went to The State Fair
Yesterday, I decided to take a break and go to the state fair. Most of my work was centered on fair food and the people who serve it. But, I did make a few pictures on the midway at just about dusk.