1Ernesto
1Ernesto

City Of The Rocks Windmill Sundown Silhouette

At least fifty thousand people a year visit southwest New Mexico's City of Rocks State Park, located about mid-way between Deming and Silver City. The exotic co...
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At least fifty thousand people a year visit southwest New Mexico's City of Rocks State Park, located about mid-way between Deming and Silver City. The exotic collection of volcanic "art," set in the middle of a blue grama grass plain, was formed by a huge explosion called the Kneeling Nun eruption about thirty four million nine hundred thousand years ago.

Located in the Mimbres Valley at the northeastern edge of the Chihuahuan desert at an elevation of five thousand two hundred feet above sea level, the "city" is a fantasyland of wind- and water-sculpted pastel rock columns. Only six other places in the world have similar formations.
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People's Choice in Silhouettes with a story Photo Challenge
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21 Comments | Report
Roussou
 
Roussou January 24, 2015
Great capture, do you perhaps know what bird it is on the right?
1Ernesto
1Ernesto January 24, 2015
It is a silhouette of a male Pin Tailed Whydah. Thanks for the "Top Choice" peer recognition.
valeriemurchie-stolpe
 
valeriemurchie-stolpe January 29, 2015
Gorgeous
nornots PRO
 
nornots January 29, 2015
Fantastic photo..
smilersam
 
smilersam February 01, 2015
Wonderful silhouette!!
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis February 03, 2015
Fantastic shot , love the silhouette:-)
evelynspittle
 
evelynspittle February 08, 2015
Terrific capture!
terryc PRO+
 
terryc February 13, 2015
Stunning!
IsabellaD Premium
 
IsabellaD March 27, 2015
Beautiful Silhouette, awesome colors, voted in Traditional Mills !
marilenavaccarini
 
marilenavaccarini March 29, 2015
wonderful colours, great capture
kathleenweetman PRO+
 
kathleenweetman March 30, 2015
Voted Silhouette...k
sweetpea72 PRO
 
sweetpea72 August 11, 2015
perfect..Congrats! :)
1Ernesto
1Ernesto August 11, 2015
Thanks! This is a working windmill that just kept bringing me back to it trying to get a tasteful photo, now I know others thought enough of it to vote. Love your congrats, this is my first time to make it into the finalist.
VHiggins
 
VHiggins August 12, 2015
Congratulations!
1Ernesto
1Ernesto August 12, 2015
Thank YOU!
kathleenweetman PRO+
 
kathleenweetman December 02, 2015
Wonderful as your win tells us .....I hope it also does well in this other comp....Kathleen Voted
1Ernesto
1Ernesto December 03, 2015
To have your vote is to already have won! Thanks
kathleenweetman PRO+
 
kathleenweetman May 25, 2016
Covers comp....Beautiful colours and great shadow....Voted ..k
kathleenweetman PRO+
 
kathleenweetman May 25, 2016
Voted in beautiful weather....The scene is just magical...k
estercastillo08
 
estercastillo08 June 01, 2016
Stunning voted
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots June 07, 2016
Great capture! Voted Bold Colors.
kathleenweetman PRO+
 
kathleenweetman November 20, 2016
So beautiful.....voted
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots January 03, 2017
Gorgeous capture! Voted Silhouettes.
catherinethompson PRO
 
catherinethompson June 20, 2017
Great silohouette. Well done.
1Ernesto
1Ernesto June 20, 2017
It has some very hot colors and it sure makes the working windmill stand out..Thanks for the "Top Choice" peer award
Nick100 PRO+
 
Nick100 March 08, 2018
I like the way you have positioned the bird in this shot

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