rural land photography

Navajo Dam Sunset Rural Land Real Estate Drone Video in New Mexico

Navajo Dam Sunset Rural Land Real Estate Drone Video in New Mexico

Insect serenade while drone flying

On my fourth trip to Navajo Dam New Mexicojust this year, I was treated to both a great sunset for this rural land real estate drone video, but also a chorus of what sounded like marbles being clanked around in a bag! This cicada looking insect was out in mass singing away not caring I needed to concentrate on flying! At least the stuck to hiding on bush and tree branches and were no threat to the drone in the air!

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Artesia New Mexico Rural Land Real Estate 4K Drone Video

Artesia New Mexico Rural Land Real Estate 4K Drone Video

Artesia for the first time

It is rare I get to go to a new place in New Mexico already haven criss-crossed the state dozens of times in just over 2 years for the rural land real estate photography and drone video work I do. So it was very welcome to make my way to Artesia, New Mexico for my latest shoot. I drove east out of Cloudcroft down a beautiful country road through tall timber along a canyon for miles. This is very unusual scenery for southern New Mexico which is mostly empty desert.

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Bright Sun Rio Rancho Desert Sunset New Mexico True Skies

Bright Sun Rio Rancho Desert Sunset New Mexico True Skies

Have rabbits and cactus for neighbors

If you love any of these New Mexico True views, you can either get a fine art print for your home or office, or actually own the land by contacting Hemingway Land Company. Rural northwest Rio Rancho is a different world, just about 30 minutes from Albuquerque proper. Your neighbors are cactus, jack rabbits, beetles, and birds!

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Sand Dunes in Rio Rancho Rural Land Real Estate Photography

Sand Dunes in Rio Rancho Rural Land Real Estate Photography

Sand Dune in the High Desert

On a recent return to Rio Rancho, New Mexico for a rural land real estate shoot for Hemingway Land, I found the property to be rather sand dune like in places. New Mexico is a high desert environment, not the typical sandy desert many may picture when hearing the word desert. There are places that are kind of sandy, like this one where you can leave prints, or paw prints, like the ones you can see in the above photo from my dog Kiki who joined me on this desert real estate shoot.

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Drone Video Rio Rancho Rural Land Real Estate

Drone Video Rio Rancho Rural Land Real Estate

Stunning views from Rio Rancho

Out in rural Rio Rancho on assignment for a new local real estate client, Mike Mellos, flying my DJI Mavic Pro drone over a large rural land property with great views of the Sandia Mountains. Mike wanted me to show the large road frontage of the property as well as the sloping of the land beyond the property to indicate nothing could be built that will block those wonderful mountain views.

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Sunsets of New Mexico in Belen HDR Style

Sunsets of New Mexico in Belen HDR Style

Out of desolation comes this

Back out in Belen, New Mexico on yet another rural land real estate assignment for Hemingway Land Company, I did not expect to find this view. I have been to this area many times and the land is flat and desolate. However, this time the property was much further south and west than I had been before and a short walk from the property itself revealed this dramatic landscape. Mesas jut out and then expand into a valley that goes all the way to a distant mountain. All of this combines for a fantastic sunset view. Not a bad place to work for an evening!

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Belen New Mexico Rural Land Real Estate Drone Video

Belen New Mexico Rural Land Real Estate Drone Video

Finding beauty in the desert of Belen

In the past few months I have made several trips to rural Belen, New Mexico for rural land real estate photo shoots, but only photos. This time the client, Hemingway Land Company, also wanted drone video of this 5-acre property. This area does not have a lot of interest topographically, so the challenge was to fly cinematically over mostly desolate land. At the end I found an arroyo to fly over in one of my most complex flights yet. Then I finished with finding a few trees before the final sunset shot.

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