Ghost Ranch, Plaza Blanca & Abiquiu Photo Tour
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Steven Bundy Photography
Taos, New Mexico, United States
Eco Tour, Nature
$350 USD per person
Full Day: 8+ hours
Departure Day(s) and Time(s)
As requested by client
Taos, NM or Santa Fe, NM with additional fuel fee
All transportation to and from pickup point (Taos or Santa Fe), camera instruction (as needed). Full day tour includes lunch, water & snacks.
- Beautiful Georgia O'Keefe Country, including Ghost Ranch, Plaza Blanca limestone cliffs, & the Village of Abiquiu
- A short hike will take you to the canyon walls of Plaza Blanca to stand at the base of the limestone spires.
- Abiquiu's beautiful St. Thomas Church; movie facades of Normandos Cantina and El Pinon theater from the movie “Bless Me Ultima;” the Abiquiu Morada.
“…the skies and land are so enormous, and the detail so precise and exquisite that wherever you are, you are isolated in a glowing world between the macro and the micro.”
-Ansel Adams on Ghost Ranch.
Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu and Plaza Blanca are all located about an hour from both Santa Fe and Taos and are the epicenter of some of the most spectacular scenery in New Mexico. Combine this with early Spanish architecture, 100+ year old Hispanic adobe structures, dozens of old western movie locations and some of the oldest written history in the United States, you will become overwhelmed with the beauty and feeling that is New Mexico and this exquisite photo tour.
Artist Georgia O’Keefe spent the last half of her life living in Abiquiu and creating some of her most famous works of art along with introducing the area to such prominent photographers as Ansel Adams and Eliot Porter. Hollywood discovered the area decades ago too. Here is a very short list of movies that have used the backdrop of this uniquely beautiful area to help tell their stories:
• The Lone ranger (2013)
• Bless Me Ultima (2013)
• Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
• Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
• 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
• Wyatt Earp (1994)
• City Slickers (1991)
• Young Guns (1988)
• Silverado (1985)
Your adventure awaits!
Steven Bundy Photography
Steven Bundy has been providing guided photography tours, which include camera and image instruction in northern New Mexico since 2008. He’ll show you famous sites as well as special sites known only to locals. His goal is to provide casual, easy going photo tours which showcase the unique beauty of the area; as well as any camera and image instruction needed to provide participants with everything they need to return home with beautiful images and wonderful memories of their visit to New Mexico.
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