It’s never been a typical occurence for me to not be feeling well at the same time storms are happening. As with most people, the spring and summer months are a time when I’m not usually dealing with sickness in any way and that means I’m usually feeling great unless I’m just incredibly fatigued from life or a long string of shooting days.
You can imagine then, how weird this weekend was with me feeling largely under the weather but trying to give photography a shot anyways.
I had planned to head to Taos for a storm shoot for a few weeks and I was pretty excited about shooting storms in the wide open valley that bottoms out with the Rio Grande Gorge. This valley is lined with mountains and is typically incredible for photography even without storms.
This was a period of ‘making it work’. I took several (and frequent) breaks in between shoots and tried to also mix in the local flavor a bit more because Taos is awesome. But largely, I was dealing with some extreme fatigue throughout this weekend.
The bolts were lacking but I made the most of it all. Many of my images I’ve processed thus far are in black and white, but there’s a ton of color to show off from this weekend soon enough.