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The Dwan Light Sanctuary at UWC-USA Photos

The Dwan Light Sanctuary at UWC-USA Photos

Light & Architecture Dance Together

Thanks to Jessica’s curiosity about the curious and the website Atlas Obscura, on a recent weekend trip to Las Vegas, New Mexico, we drove up a picturesque road to the United World College, checked in at the visitor’s center, and were handed a key card to The Dwan Light Sanctuary. This is a peaceful temple of sorts that uses architecture and prism widows to create a visual interior landscape of geometric design. I found it quite the unique space as my eye was drawn to both the architecture of the building itself, and the scattered light falling on its walls. This is a hidden gem of tranquility deep in northern New Mexico.

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Valley of Fires New Mexico 4K Drone Video Mavic Pro

Valley of Fires New Mexico 4K Drone Video Mavic Pro

A few months ago I went to Dona Ana County, New Mexico for the first time for a rural land photography shoot and drone video flight.  I visited White Sands on the way back, and after that the desert highway took me through a wild landscape of lava.  There was no time to stop then, but on my return to the area for another photo and drone shoot in Cloudcroft, I made sure I had time to stop and fly my DJI Mavic Pro drone over the Valley of Fires!

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