Piedra Lumbre

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark II
5643856/1000000 sec. / ISO 100
State/Province/Region
New Mexico
Nearest Area
Carson NF
Town
Abiquiu
Notes

Georgia O'Keeffe, intrigued by Ghost Ranch owner Arthur Pack's statement that the Piedra Lumbre was "the best place in the world, "checked out the ranch" and surrounding area. She fell in love with the geography, and soon split her time between living in New York and New Mexico.

Description

The glowing rocks of Piedra Lumbre (Spanish for "Shining Rock") in afternoon light. Fall monsoons fill the cobalt blue skies with puffy cumulous and nimbostratus clouds, contrasting with the dramatic shapes and colors of the rock formations below.

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Date Added
July 10, 2020
Date Taken
April 24, 2016