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.
“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
“Mystery Ranch No. 27” The Bunkhouse #2. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Blackandwhite Photography Black & White Black And White Blackandwhite Bunk House Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Places Abandoned Built Structure Architecture Building Exterior Building Day No People Sunlight Door Old Weathered
“First Wildflowers Of Spring” With an unusually dry Winter in the Central Highlands Of New Mexico, it is much appreciated eye candy as the Stemless Daisies begin to bloom from the dry, brown landscape. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Wildflowers In Bloom Wildflowers Wildflower Flower Flowering Plant Plant Fragility Freshness White Color Close-up Daisy Yellow
“Where Do I Go?” A mysterious door in an old stone wall in the Village of Corona, New Mexico begs for exploration. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Stone Wall Stone Weathered Doorway Doors Architecture Built Structure Entrance Building Exterior No People Door Building Sunlight Old Abandoned
“A Different View” Color and Black and White contrast of the same window in an old stone building in the Village of Corona, New Mexico. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Color Black And White Stone Wall Stone Architecture Built Structure Window Building Day Building Exterior No People House Old Weathered Abandoned Wall - Building Feature
“The Sierra Blanca” Spanish: White Mountains) is a range of volcanic mountains in Lincoln and Otero counties in the south-central part of the U.S. state of New Mexico. The range is about 40 miles (64 km) from north to south and 20 miles (32 km) wide. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Mountains Landscapes Landscape Mountain Mountain Range Cloud - Sky Sky Beauty In Nature Scenics - Nature
“Once Upon A Time In Cedarvale No. 9” At your own risk. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Old Buildings Mystery Abandoned & Derelict Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Places Abandoned Built Structure Architecture No People Building Building Exterior Entrance Window Doorway
“Winters Toll” New Mexico Photography New Mexico Light And Shadow Moody Winter Stone Wall Bare Branches Bare Trees Bare Tree
“Where The Road Turns” New Mexico Photography New Mexico Blackandwhite Photography Black & White Black And White Blackandwhite Highways&Freeways Mountains Travel Roads Transportation No People Outdoors Day Landscape Nature Clear Sky Road Mountain Scenics Beauty In Nature
“Mystery Ranch No. 26” Corner Stones. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Blackandwhite Photography Black & White Black And White Blackandwhite Corner Stone Abandoned House Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Places Abandoned Stone Buildings Stone No People Architecture Close-up
“Once Upon A Time In Cedarvale No. 8” Time machine. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Abandoned House Abandoned & Derelict Abandoned Buildings Blackandwhite Photography Black & White Black And White Blackandwhite Time Machine Mystery Closet Abandoned Door Indoors  No People Built Structure Day
“Once Upon A Time In Cedarvale No. 7” Everything but the kitchen stove. New Mexico Photography New Mexico Blackandwhite Photography Black & White Black And White Blackandwhite Abandoned & Derelict Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Places Kitchen Stove Indoors  Abandoned Old Obsolete Home Interior Damaged Dirty Domestic Room Window
“Once Upon A Time In Cedarvale No. 6” One room t’ the other. Abandoned House New Mexico Photography New Mexico Light And Shadow Light Interior Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Places Abandoned Blackandwhite Photography Black & White Black & White Black And White Blackandwhite Indoors  No People
“Once Upon A Time In Cedarvale No. 5” How do I reach the light? Old Houses New Mexico Photography New Mexico Abandoned & Derelict Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Places Abandoned Low Angle View Blackandwhite Photography Black & White Black And White Blackandwhite Weathered Wood Weathered Attic Ceiling Indoors  No People Architecture Close-up
“Dirt Road To Cedarvale” In these parts more often than not it’s dirt roads to destination. vanishing point New Mexico Photography New Mexico Skies New Mexico Blue Sky Rural Scene Rural Country Road Dirt Road The Way Forward Clear Sky Road Outdoors Day Blue Landscape Scenics Sky No People
“Pine In The Sky” A Pinion Pine tree challenges the blue sky in Central New Mexico. Pine Woodland Pinion Pine Tree Nature Low Angle View Growth Beauty In Nature Day Branch Sky No People Forest Outdoors