Category Archives: Photography

Wildlife

Here are a few wildlife photos from around the Landmark.  Being surrounded on three sides by industrial agriculture has created an island refuge on the property.  Having the most topography in the county creates some micro-climates and environments not found … Continue reading

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Shadows and Stone

Despite what many of us were taught while learning the trades of the cultural resource management world, archaeological imaging does not have to be dull, drab, or black-and-white. Ken Williams’ photography, as seen on ShadowsandStone.com, highlights some amazing stoneworks of prehistoric western Europe … Continue reading

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Messing About With PhotoShop

I am very visual and like to see things on a large-scale so I recently re-scaled and stitched together a portion of our work on the South Bank bone bed.  If this image is to be used for publication, it … Continue reading

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Recent Activity at the Clovis Site

Lots of activity at the site.  Preparing to open for the season, giving guided tours to visitors, working on the analysis and re-writing our story.  We also had some professional photography done recently and will add those images in the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week 9/23/2011

Excavation of Alberto Isequilla’s pit resumed in 2009 as the fieldschool for ENMU archaeology students.  Many similarities exist 40 years after the initial work; hand-shoveling tons of sandy overburden, traversing the steep entrance ramp into the pit, and seeking shade … Continue reading

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The Van of Enchantment

The Blackwater Draw Archaeological site recently hosted the traveling New Mexico History Museum.  The Van of Enchantment visited the site as the final part of a visit to the Portales and Clovis area. Road Trips:  A Brief History of Route … Continue reading

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Aerial View

A recent conversation with a graduate student brought to my attention that there was no good aerial image of the Clovis site easily accessed from the web.  We are fortunate to have many from over the years and I will … Continue reading

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April 17 Range Fire

A range fire that developed near Melrose, New Mexico Sunday morning narrowly missed the Clovis site in the afternoon.  The Mitchell Dairy appeared to be hit pretty hard but its large crews of machine operators working with the fire department … Continue reading

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Archival Photo of the Week 4/8/2011

This photo is from the International Pollen Conference fieldtrip to the Blackwater Draw site in April of 1962.  Photo by C. Vance Haynes.  The people in this photo remain unidentified, however, for a full roster and great photo from the … Continue reading

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Archival Photo of the Week 4/1/2011

This is one of the many dynamite explosions at the Blackwater Draw site during the gravel mining period.  This photo is from the late 1950s to early 1960s and is a view to the northeast.  This photo is a sad … Continue reading

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Archival Photo of the Week

The photo archives of the Blackwater Draw site contain thousands of photographs dating back to the 1930s.  Michele Green, a graduate student at Eastern New Mexico University, is currently undertaking the enormous task of converting these images into a digital … Continue reading

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Field School Photo Update

Final field school photos have been uploaded.  Click on this picture to view.

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