A New Mexico Photographic Adventure Art
The back roads of northern New Mexico have captivated many famous photographers who engaged with the people, land, and sky of this high desert landscape with a camera in their hands. It turns out that Ansel Adams, Laura Gilpin, Elliot Porter, Edward Weston, among many others, were right — photography is the best way to experience and appreciate this remarkable place! This course is an opportunity to trace their steps, witness the quality of light, visit historic sights, and capture the essence of Northern New Mexico through your lens.
We will look at the work of photographers who have captured the beauty and history of this region, and then hit the road to explore and record our own New Mexico experiences. Our subject matter will range from ancient ruins, to mission churches, to aspen trees and mountain trails of northern New Mexico.
Sarah Meghan Lee worked as a photojournalist for 15 years, first based in Rwanda, Africa, then New Mexico, and for 8 years in Mexico City, covering social, environmental, and human rights issues. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian (London), The Independent(London), Elle, and Marie Claire. Sarah won first place in the…