Brad L. Hodges

@bradhodges

New Mexico based photographer. California native/frequent returning son. © All photos by me. Nikon D200, iPhone 6 & 7. All rights reserved.
“Frame By Juniper” Beautiful billowy clouds and patches of blue sky are framed by old growth Juniper trees on a trail in Central New Mexico’s Cibola National Forest. New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography New Mexico Junipers Juniper Trees Frame Blue Sky Clouds And Sky Clouds Tree Cloud - Sky Sky Growth Beauty In Nature Tranquility Scenics - Nature
“After The Storm” The sun illuminates the 8,637’ (2,632 m) Gallinas Peak in Central New Mexico after a heavy Summer thunderstorm. Clouds And Sky New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography New Mexico Rain Thunderstorm Storm Sky Cloud - Sky Tree Landscape Nature Outdoors
“Into The Dawn” I walk into the dawn as timid as the fawn, seeking its mother and finding her in nature, bathed by color throng. New Mexico New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies Poetry In Pictures Poetry Dirt Road Early Morning Morning Sky Morning Light Morning Sunrise Dawn Sky Cloud - Sky Tree Orange Color Beauty In Nature Scenics - Nature Landscape Rural Scene
“Sinai Of The Southwest” The path opens, the clouds part, and the way to Gallinas is clear. New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography New Mexico Path Junipers South West Clouds And Sky Clouds Mountain Sky Cloud - Sky Nature Day Land Landscape
“I Have Seen The Glory” 6:00 am dawn breaks over the Highlands of Central New Mexico. I have seen the glory in the coming. Silhouettes Early Morning Dawn Morning Morning Light Morning Sky New Mexico New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies Sunrise Sky Cloud - Sky Beauty In Nature Orange Color Silhouette Dramatic Sky
“Morning On The Mountain” Dawn brushes soft light across the rough peak of Cougar Mountain in Central New Mexico preparing it up for the warm Summer day ahead. New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography New Mexico Mountain Rural Country Morning Sky Morning Light Morning Sunrise Dawn Sky Cloud - Sky Tree Nature Landscape Land
“Highlands Hazard” The spikes of a prickly pear cactus are a force to be reckoned with in the highlands of Central New Mexico. High Desert New Mexico New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies Close Up Closeup Hazard Prickly Pear Cactus Cactus Thorns Cactus Nature Cactus Succulent Plant Spiked Thorn
“South Bound Juárez” A cattle trail follows a fence line southbound in New Mexico. Fencepost Barbed Wire Fence Barbed Wire SouthBound Fenceline Cow Trail Mountains Clouds And Sky Dramatic Sky New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography Cloudscape New Mexico Cloud - Sky Sky Land Nature
“The Storm Is Calling And I Must Go” If you want to face life head on you must run into the storms. Cloudscape Rural Dirt Road New Mexico New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies Dramatic Sky Clouds And Sky Cloud - Sky Sky Nature Beauty In Nature Scenics - Nature Diminishing Perspective Road
“Beyond The Fence Line” To New Mexico mountains, skies, high desert and wide open spaces. High Desert Open Space Clouds And Sky Dramatic Sky New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography New Mexico Mountains Cloud - Sky Sky Nature Landscape Beauty In Nature Rural Scene
“Mountain Plover” A member of the morning glory family and also named Bindweed. It is considered a blight by many gardeners. Still... it’s gentle beauty and beautiful star Center deserve notice. New Mexico New Mexico Photography Wildflowers Close Up Close-up Mountain Plover Bindweed Beauty In Nature Flower Petal Freshness Flower Head Flowering Plant Fragility Pink Color Focus On Foreground
“My Road, My Clouds” Living in rural New Mexico dirt roads are a way of life, and I have made a study of them along with the way the New Mexico clouds and sky profoundly influence them causing even the same roads to look vastly different on any given day. Dirt Roads Dramatic Sky New Mexico Photography New Mexico New Mexico Skies Cloudscape Clouds And Sky Clouds Dirt Road Rural Cloud - Sky Sky Beauty In Nature Nature Tranquil Scene No People Outdoors Landscape
“In Awesome Wonder” Never ceasing to amaze the witness of another New Mexico sunset. Sunsets Silhouettes Eveningsky Sundown New Mexico Skies New Mexico New Mexico Photography Sky Beauty In Nature Cloud - Sky Sunset Scenics - Nature Orange Color Dramatic Sky
“Venus Rising” The tiny white dot in the upper left is the planet Venus rising in the Western sky to a closing Southwest sunset. Shot with ‘NightCap’ iPhone app. Venus Nightphotography New Mexico Photography New Mexico New Mexico Skies Sundown Eveningsky Silhouettes Sunsets NightCapPro Nightshot Silhouette Tree Sky Tranquility Beauty In Nature Night Sunset Dusk
“The Dirt Road Detour To Heaven” A long, dirt country road, to Heaven. Rural Rural Exploration New Mexico Skies Cloudscape Dramatic Sky New Mexico New Mexico Photography Clouds And Sky Dirt Roads vanishing point Cloud - Sky Sky Nature Landscape Rural Scene
“My Ceiling Is The Clouds” The rutted road the pathway, my ceiling is the clouds, hanging low above me like blessed, sacred shrouds, a division from earth and heaven, above that I do not know, but I feel the power flowing, upon me to bestow. vanishing point Poetry In Pictures Poetry Dirt Roads Clouds And Sky New Mexico Photography New Mexico Dramatic Sky Cloudscape New Mexico Skies Rural Exploration
“Clouds In My Puddle” After a Central New Mexico monsoon rainstorm, the sun comes out and clouds are reflected in a standing rain puddle. New Mexico Photography Clouds And Sky New Mexico Monsoon Rain Cloud Reflection On Water Puddle Cloud Reflections Rain Puddle Reflection Water Reflection Nature No People High Angle View Day Wet Standing Water
“The Eye Of God” I was transfixed in place, made fast on the Western horizon, the eye of God winked at me. Goodnight my son, another day passed, you wasted my opportunity. But I am a patient God, with my eye on you, to rise from the ashes and conquer your fears, to use the gifts I’ve given you to impinge the world. Poetry Poetry In Pictures Dramatic Sky Sunset_collection Sunset Silhouettes Clouds And Sky Dusk Sundown Evening Sky New Mexico New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography Sky Cloud - Sky Sunset Beauty In Nature Tranquility
“Night Moves” The sun begins its timeless ritual, descending West, leaving silhouettes and shadows, a day’s accomplishments and failures, to rise again tomorrow and provide another chance. New Mexico Skies Clouds And Sky New Mexico Photography New Mexico Evening Sky Sundown Dusk Sunset Silhouettes Sunset_collection Sunset Sky Cloud - Sky Beauty In Nature Silhouette Scenics - Nature Dramatic Sky
“Thunder God” The god of thunder makes itself known over the Highlands of Central New Mexico. New Mexico New Mexico Skies Dramatic Sky New Mexico Photography Thunderclouds Thunderstorm Cloud - Sky Sky Low Angle View Nature Scenics - Nature Storm Silhouette Storm Cloud Power In Nature
“Where Do I Go?” I came to a fork, but hesitation was short. The clouds called my name, pulling me forward, like fluffy magnets they drew me, down a dirt road destination, I know not where, yet I follow their call. Fork In The Road Poetry In Pictures Poetry Rural vanishing point Dirt Road New Mexico Photography New Mexico Clouds And Sky Clouds Cloud - Sky Sky Tree Land Landscape Beauty In Nature
“The Heart Of The Cholla” A semi-macro portrait of a Cholla Cactus, a colorful cacti, prevalent in the Southwestern United States. New Mexico New Mexico Photography Southwest  Cactus Flower Cactus Macro Cholla Cactus Flower Beauty In Nature Close-up Purple
“Circus du Clouds” A stunning cloud formation over the Central Highlands of New Mexico begs for the imagination to run wild. What do you see? Sillouette Cloudscape New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography Dusk Evening Sky Clouds Cloud - Sky Sky Sunset Beauty In Nature Scenics - Nature Tranquility Orange Color Dramatic Sky
“Fade Blue To Black Pause At Orange” A sunset wash covering a spectrum of light. Evening Sky Dusk New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Sky Sunset Silhouette Beauty In Nature Tranquility Orange Color
“Smoke Clouds” Wildfires in Western New Mexico fill the clouds with smoke and the wind carries them over Gallinas Peak in Central New Mexico with an eerie presence. New Mexico New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography Cloudscape Mountain Wildfires Smoke Sky Cloud - Sky Silhouette Scenics - Nature Sunset Dramatic Sky
“My Road Home” A gravel road, New Mexico skies, familiar mountains and the lonely road home. Cloudscape Dramatic Sky New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Mountains Clouds Gravel Road Cloud - Sky Sky Tranquility Landscape Tranquil Scene Rural Scene Road
“Moon Over Porch” Full Moon captured above the porch of a cabin in the highlands of Central New Mexico. Night Sky Nightphotography Sillouette Full Moon Moon Shots Moon New Mexico New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography Sky Night Moon Space Beauty In Nature Astronomy Scenics - Nature Galaxy
“The Presence” An ominous cloud formation ushers in a major thunderstorm over the highlands of Central New Mexico. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Clouds Stormy Weather Storm Cloud Cloud - Sky Sky Tree Scenics - Nature Dramatic Sky Storm Ominous Landscape
“Rise Of The Clouds” An army of dramatic clouds invades the skies over Central New Mexico. Dramatic Sky New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Cloudscape Clouds And Sky Clouds Sky Cloud - Sky Low Angle View Nature Beauty In Nature Scenics - Nature Landscape
“Fire In The Sky” A blazing Central New Mexico sunset appears to ignite the sky in fiery amplitude. Sundown Evening Sky Dusk Clouds And Sky New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography New Mexico Sunsets Sunset Cloud - Sky Sky Beauty In Nature Silhouette Scenics - Nature Orange Color
“Vulnerable” Delicate, lilliputian, my eye, my lens, to the ground I dropped, on my knees I focused on creation in its lessor amplitude to share with the world. Nature New Mexico Macro Photography New Mexico Photography Macro Macro_collection Wildflower Wildflowers Flowering Plant Flower Fragility Freshness Petal Vulnerability  Plant
“Around The Curve And Into The Clouds” A lonely country road in Central New Mexico leads to the clouds. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Clouds Dirt Road Country Road Roads Black And White Photography Black & White Black And White Sky Cloud - Sky Nature Day Landscape Tranquility
“To Reach Heaven You Must Cross The Void” The interior sanctuary of the Taiban Presbyterian Church, built in 1908, lies alone and ghost like in the town of Taiban, New Mexico. Churches New Mexico Photography New Mexico Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Places Ghosttown Ghostly Wood Floor Interior Santuary Church Architecture Built Structure Building No People Sunlight Abandoned
“Sun Laser” The setting New Mexico sun shoots a last light saber into the Juniper Woodlands before retiring into its western solitude. Clouds And Sky New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Evening Sky Dusk Sunsets Sunset_collection Sun Beams Light Beam Cloud - Sky Sky Sunset Beauty In Nature Nature Scenics - Nature
“Cloud Dance Over Gallinas” Exquisite clouds dance over the 8,637 ft. (2632.6 m) Gallinas Peak on a Central New Mexico evening. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Mountain Evening Sky Dusk Sunset Silhouettes Sunset_collection Sunset Cloud - Sky Sky Beauty In Nature Sunset Scenics - Nature Silhouette Dramatic Sky Cloudscape Tranquility Tranquil Scene Nature Romantic Sky
“Junipers, Clouds and Home” Dramatic clouds preside over a small cabin in the Juniper Woodlands of Central New Mexico. Dramatic Sky Junipers New Mexico Photography New Mexico New Mexico Skies Clouds And Sky Clouds Cloud - Sky Sky Tree Low Angle View Nature Beauty In Nature
“Vernal Daisy” Macro photo of Hairy Fleabane (Vernal Daisy) common in the pinyon-juniper communities of Central New Mexico. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Daisies Daisy Macro Beauty Macro_collection Macro Photography Macro Flower Flowering Plant Beauty In Nature Close-up Petal Plant Freshness
“Eyes Wide Open” If you take the time to seek, even at ground level, you will find. Macro shot of a tiny Scarlet Globe Mallow wildflower in Central New Mexico. Shot with MPOW iPhone macro lens. Red-orange Wildflower Macro Beauty Macro_collection Macro Photography Macro Mallow Flowering Plant Flower Petal Freshness Flower Head Red Stamen Close-up Fragility Focus On Foreground Orange Color
“Nature’s Composition” Beautiful, tiny, yellow wildflowers contrast with natural stones in a unique unposed composition. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Close-up Nature Yellow Wildflowers Yellow Flower Wildflowers Wildflower Flower Plant Yellow Flowering Plant Growth Beauty In Nature Fragility
“Macro Beauty No. 2” Keep in mind this tiny purple wildflower is about half the size of a small raisin in reality. Shot with an #MPOW iPhone Macro Lens. Purple Wildflower Purple Flower Wildflowers Wildflower Macro_collection Macro Beauty Macro Photography Macro Flower Flowering Plant Plant Purple Petal Beauty In Nature Vulnerability  Fragility
“Macro Beauty” A macro shot of tiny purple wildflowers in Central New Mexico. Macro Beauty Macro_collection Macro Photography Macro Flower Flowering Plant Plant Freshness Beauty In Nature Fragility Vulnerability  Petal Purple Selective Focus Focus On Foreground
“Cloudscape” Clouds paint the blue skies of Central New Mexico in soft strokes of alabaster. High Desert Desert New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Mountain Cloud - Sky Sky Tree Nature Beauty In Nature Tranquility Scenics - Nature Landscape Outdoors
“Kiss of Spring” Even under drought conditions nature still manages to announce its seasons. Close-up New Mexico Photography New Mexico Nature Purple Wildflower Wildflowers Flower Vulnerability  Fragility Petal Freshness Purple
“Roadrunner” State Highway 42 in Central New Mexico, one leg toward Albuquerque. New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography New Mexico Rural Highways Roadside America Roads Travel Transportation Car Road Sky Mode Of Transportation Motor Vehicle Windshield Cloud - Sky Landscape Diminishing Perspective
“My Secret Place” And you are invading it. Selective Color Blackandwhite Photography Black & White Black Cat Cats Of EyeEm Cats Pets Cat Domestic Animals Animal Themes Animal Feline Domestic Cat Close-up Whisker Portrait One Animal
“Old School Heating” An interior heating stove is vented through the window of a now abandoned stone building in the Village of Corona, New Mexico. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Blackandwhite Photography Black & White Black And White Blackandwhite Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Heating Stove Pipe Stone Wall Stone Material Stone Built Structure Low Angle View Architecture Sky Building Exterior Nature Day Wall
“Juniper Row” A rugged dirt road winds its way through the Juniper Woodlands in the Cibola National Forest of Central New Mexico, USA. Rugged New Mexico Photography New Mexico Juniper Trees Juniper Back Country Dirt Road Sky Tree Nature Cloud - Sky Land Growth Landscape Scenics - Nature Tranquility Outdoors
“Orange Soda” The only identifier remaining in time. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Dirt Trash Orange Soda Old Can Rusty Rust Discarded Outdoors Close-up Field Textured
“The Long Black Ribbon” U.S. Route 54 East toward Carrizozo, New Mexico and the Sierra Blanca Mountain Range. New Mexico Skies New Mexico Photography New Mexico Travel Asphalt Highways&Freeways Sky Landscape Road Scenics - Nature Transportation Diminishing Perspective vanishing point
“Mystery Ranch No. 28” The Monolith. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Adobe Wall Monolith Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Places Abandoned Dead Tree Stone Wall Sky Day No People Cloud - Sky