Albuquerque, New Mexico's "Indian Pueblo Cultural Center" is dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian Culture, History and Art. The Center is operated by the 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico, showcasing Pueblo people from Pre-Columbian to current time.
The center includes a 1,000 square meter museum of Pueblo cultures and contemporary art. And as seen in this photo, traditional dances are performed on Saturdays and Sundays.
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Wahclellaspirit (3985) 2014-05-01 18:09
Great action scene Ray, the museum must be an interesting and rewarding learning experience.
COSTANTINO (60583) 2014-05-01 23:02
Hello dear friend
impressive traditional capture showing
tradition Indian dance
I ave the feeling seeing an old western
movie film with Indians
shot with great sharpness and lightness
I love the tradition indeed and thanks for
sharing this scenery with us
have a nice weekend
emka (87458) 2014-05-01 23:08
Hello Ray, Like many people of my age, as a child I read books about Indians (Winnetou! who reads it now?) and saw Western movies, so I would be delighted to see such show. Excellent dynamic shot of this Pueblo dancer.
Have a nice day
jemaflor (90049) 2014-05-01 23:41
Well taken at the good moment this dancing indian, good light and sharpness, interesting movement
siudzi (34141) 2014-05-02 1:38
Wow! What a shot! Truly spectacular scene executed so perfectly in the move! Bravo for excellent cropping and wonderful quality. Thanks for sharing!
Royaldevon (33825) 2014-05-02 2:44
From childhood, as with many people, Indians always had a strong fascination for me. It is pleasing to see that their traditions are still being practised. I do hope that they are still richly meaningful and not just tourist entertainment.
You have got this just right with the close crop so that the details of decoration and sense of movement are integral.
Have a great w/e,
kabel (1906) 2014-05-02 7:04
Hello Ray, a wonderful place to visit in the American Southwest. Nice capture of his dancing. Excellent color and perfect exposure. So much work goes into the making of these dance costumes, all by hand. They keep their culture alive.
Good to see you posting again,
Romano46 (18472) 2014-05-02 8:01
un'altra bella presentazione - diversa dalla precedente che proiponeva un affascinante paesaggio - ma altrettanto notevole per il grande impatto emotivo e di notevole valore documentaristico.
Belli i colori quanto il fermo immagine di un bel momento di azione che ricorda le origine di un popolo fiero delle sue tradizioni.
Ottimi i colori quanto la nitidezza ed impeccabile la composizione.
Ciao e buon fine settimana
Noel_Byrne (27746) 2014-05-02 14:44
This is an excellent portrait shot, full of life and color, and the backdrop to the mans performance is perfect. By the expression on his face, he certainly seems to be caught in the moment, and that makes the scene so much more real. The shadow he is throwing underneath himself is excellent too, looks really cool. You filled the frame perfectly with your subject.
All the best
batalay (37197) 2014-05-02 15:45
A very dramatic capture of the traditional dance. I imagine Trekearth members would be especially interested in such cultural depictions.
Have a good weekend,
Kamilutka (8105) 2014-05-03 7:46
the dancing man got captured in very nice way when one can see all the dynamism of his moves. I like his facial expression showing concentration on his dance and colorful outfit which makes the picture bright and cheerful. The architecture in the background gives us good sense of the settings.
Nicely framed and with good sharpness.
Thanks for sharing
delpeoples (55278) 2014-05-04 3:48
Ooh ah what a great shot. So full of dynamism, colour and character. The swinging tassles on his costume have been frozen so perfectly in time, and I like the tight framing. He looks great against the earthy coloured backdrop, particularly the bright colours in his outfit. Excellent job, enjoy your Sunday.
eldancer1 (32788) 2014-05-05 7:20
Great action shot of this colorful dancer! Love the concentration on his face. Nicely captured with good details and wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.
elenimavrandoni (14209) 2014-05-05 21:00
Ray, I was expecting and looking forward to see a picture for a Native American from you and I have to say that it is spectacular...great note!!
kato (11630) 2014-05-05 22:08
You're capturing well this traditional dance by a good composition and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the dance performance of Pueblo Indian. He wears the traditional/showy clothes and dances dynamically. And, the shadow projected to the ground draws out a good impact. Anyway, it's good and important to preserve and perpetuate the culture of U.S. ancestor's native, I think.
fabbs99 (16819) 2014-05-07 21:51
Excellent composition of the Indian Dancer in his hot posture.Very well composed photo with excellent vivid colors. TFS.
serp2000 (42216) 2014-05-07 23:31
Wow! Great timing shot, Ray!
Excellent presentation of this attractive ceremony, this photo reminds me my trip to Niagara, if you remember I've got some photos of the Indian dancer too.
All the best wishes,
fritzi007 (9157) 2014-05-08 5:47
amazing, beautiful, mobile photo, very good photo quality, I like it very much, congratulations!
Thanks for sharing,
mcmtanyel (17183) 2014-05-15 21:32
I am not sure I'd like to meet this fellow in a dark alley. For that matter, I would not want to meet him in a well-lit alley, either! Good colors and sharpness, must have been difficult to shoot a moving target.