Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

  This week’s Photo Challenge is Layers and Kongo’s entry is this image of a Western saddle with all the leather flaps, blankets, hitching, straps, and other layered objects.  See more layers at the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Big

  This week Ailsa’s Travel Theme is BIG.  After reading the challenge this image of a large butte rising from a canyon floor at the Ghost Ranch near Abiquiu, New Mexico came to mind.  Kongo visited the Ghost Ranch as part of National Geographic Photo Expedition Workshop in July.  See more BIG images at Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack. Related articles NatGeo Photo Workshop: A Review (travel-monkey.me) In Search of Georgia O’Keeffe (travel-monkey.me)   Continue reading Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Big

Monkeys on the Range

_MG_3782The monkey put on his boots, spurs, and duster and headed toward Eaves Movie Ranch yesterday afternoon for a photo shoot.  The ranch has been the set for several Westerns, including the Cheyenne Social Club, Lonesome Dove, Silverado, Every Which Way But Loose, and many, many, more.  Today Kongo’s National Geographic Photo Expedition Workshop got to work with models, learn about bouncing light, and get up close and personal with some real Western characters. Continue reading “Monkeys on the Range”