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Another Visit with Sarah Dolliver

When we last spoke with Sarah Dolliver, she was the grand prize winner in our spring 2014 photo contest. Now, as the people’s choice winner in our fall 2015 contest, she shares an update about her life and work. Dolliver … Continue reading

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Tom White: An Amateur Photographer With The Eye Of A Pro

Tom White, the winner of our 2015 Fall photo contest, spent his working life in the music business, but he had another motivation besides paying the bills. “I enjoyed sharing music with others; it wasn’t just about dollars. It’s the same … Continue reading

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The Big Announcement!

Many thanks to everyone who entered our fall photo contest. As always, you showed us what it means to appreciate the beauty of the Western U.S. We’re always impressed by the creativity and quality of your photos, both from the pros … Continue reading

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Our Final Weekly Winner Is…

Congratulations to Dawn Santiago, our final weekly winner in the fall photo contest. It was another hard decision this week — there were so many creative and well-executed interpretations of brown, gray, and black. We liked Dawn’s owl because his … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Heather

Last week our theme was red, and we had several great entries. We liked Heather Dunn’s Tubac Cafe because it combines both a brilliant pop of red and a distinctly Southwestern feel with the adobe walls.  The hummingbird feeder in the … Continue reading

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Week Six Theme — Brown, Gray, and Black

The transitory colors of fall are coming to an end, as is our photo contest. The first snow has fallen in many parts of the West, leaving behind bare trees, leaden skies, and monochrome meadows. To celebrate our slide into … Continue reading

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And the Week Four Winner Is…

Congratulations to Sarah Dolliver, our week four winner. The theme was rust, and this image gives us the feeling of the old days in the West with the mottled and rusty hood of a land shark. The hood ornament is … Continue reading

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Week Five Theme — Red

We’re continuing with our celebration of the colors of fall with a new theme this week — red. Red shows up in lots of places in autumn, whether it’s a basket of ripe red chiles, the last of the summer … Continue reading

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The Winner, Week Three!

Our week three theme was orange, and we were taken with the quiet beauty of Georgia Michalicek’s leaves. Congratulations, Georgia! Please email your mailing address to aarond at rionuevo.com and he’ll send you a book. Your photo is also entered … Continue reading

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Week Four Theme — Rust

Rust (n): 1. a reddish-brown color, 2. a state of deterioration or disrepair resulting from lack of use. Fall is a time of winding down, getting ready to rest, and sometimes, decay. One of the prominent colors as fall progresses is … Continue reading

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