The Scenic High Road to Taos is a designated Scenic Byway winding for 84 kilometers (52 miles) from north of Santa Fe, New Mexico to the historic Taos Pueblo. The major attractions are Nature and history - flowing through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains where Native Americans and early Spanish settlers lived. From Santa Fe take highway route 285 to Espanola then the Scenic Byway starts at route 76 heading east.
In this view the road parallels the Rio Grande River and in autumn the cottonwoods, aspens, willows, etc. show off their golden colors.
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Romano46 (16580) 2014-04-30 7:00
una foto dalla composizione intrigante per via della bella curva del fiume.
I colori sono caldi, esattamente quelli di un autunno splendido e la gestione della luce fatta su toni morbidi che rendono la scena pił familiare.
Ciao e buona giornata
eldancer1 (25574) 2014-04-30 7:15
Beautiful! I almost forgot how beautiful Taos is. We went camping there one summer only to wake up in the morning to find bear tracks a few feet from our tent, scary! Love the colors of those trees. Good lighting and nice details. Well done, tfs.
nikkitta (13530) 2014-04-30 16:21
Truly scenic road ( autumn golden foliage )framing the capture, photo taken with good POV at the curve of the green river
Well done, tfs
*Did you read about KV 40?
Periko (2433) 2014-04-30 20:02
The wonderful autumnal foliage, the river and the sky make a great landscape.
jemaflor (81314) 2014-04-30 23:29
Lovely composition, so beautiful fall colors, good effect also with the curve of the river.
Kamilutka (8095) 2014-05-01 4:38
I love pretty landscapes like this one very much. The river running through hills is almost always a good subject to take photo of. I like the bright yellow trees on its banks as they create not only very much contrast to the settings but also add loads of charm to the whole picture. Good POV, framing and well balanced colors.
Thanks for sharing and all the best
Silvio1953 (116809) 2014-05-01 11:34
Ciao Ray, fascinating landscape with fantastic autumnal colors, splendid light and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
annjackman (18143) 2014-05-01 22:30
This is such a beautiful time of the year in New Mexico. The trees are stunning and I like the curve in the river taking my eye to the river bank in the distance. Beautiful.
Kind Regards, Ann
kabel (1595) 2014-05-02 7:12
Hello Ray, looks like a great place to camp. Nice view of the winding river and the fall colors are splendid.
mcmtanyel (10875) 2014-05-14 14:31
This is a very nice reminder of Fall. Although I am not in a hurry to get back to Fall, I can appreciate its beauty in photos. The bend in the river is a definite asset of the photo.