?Turquoise skies, the scent of roasting chilies, the warmth that radiates from thick adobe walls, the twirling crimson skirts of flamenco dancers, the steady drum beats at a Pueblo dance, and spectacular sunsets that bathe the mountains in a kaleidoscope of colors?just a few Santa Fe impressions that will linger long after your visit to New Mexico's historic capital city, ? writes Emily Drabanski in the foreword. ?Photographer Laurence Parent's skillful compositions richly capture many of these magical moments.? Laurence Parent truly presents the unique Southwestern style and culture of this famed city. Santa Fe Impressions features 88 of Parent's finest photographs, creating a complete portrait that includes: sunsets on the Sangre de Cristo Mountains; Abiqui?, land of Georgia O?Keeffe; the missions of Pecos National Historical Park; ancient Pueblo ruins at Jem?z State Monument; Petroglyph National Monument; historic adobe churches; and much more.
From the front Cover Photographer Laurence Parent captures Santa Fe's southwest flavor in this great book! A selection of more than 80 of his finest color photographs of landscapes, city scenes, festivals, and architecture. A gorgeous portrait of Santa Fe! Emily Drabanski, award-winning editor in chief of New Mexico Magazine, contributes an excellent foreword and informative, extended captions for each of the world-class images.