Fine Art Images from the American Southwest

Window Dressing, Raton, New Mexico

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Window dressing in Raton, New Mexico. Paper hanging in the windows had absorbed moisture and become sun scorched over time. I changed the color for aesthetic to this blue patina from the cigarette smoke stained actual color. I’ve added a shot of the whole window below. There were lots of compositions, it was hard to choose. I liked this one with the rippling shadows on the buckled paper caused by clear packing tape attached to the window glass. Thanks for looking. G

Window dressing in Raton, New Mexico.

 

Window dressing in Raton, New Mexico.

Bill Fegan, Schuler Theatre, Raton New Mexico

Bill Fegan at the Schuler Theatre in Raton New Mexico. Bill came to the Schuler Theatre in 1963. Last year on a photo tour, we met Bill on the street after breakfast and he invited us to visit him at the historic theatre in downtown Raton. He was very generous with his time and gave a his undivided attention on a tour and regaled us with many stories of the theatre’s past and his own.

Bill had recently returned from France for his ninetieth birthday trip. He is pictured here in the lobby of the Schuler Theatre with a portrait of his younger self. If you get the opportunity to visit Raton, go see Bill at the theatre and enjoy some time in his company. While you’re there pay a visit to the exceptional Raton Museum, you wont be disappointed. Thanks for looking. G

Bill Fegan at the Schuler Theatre