Templo Santo

© Aggie Villanueva

Templo Santo

Uploaded: October 14, 2007


A site for worship in the Jemez Pueblo of New Mexico. I like to post process quite a bit to create dreamy effects and accentuate certain aspects, as I did in Photoshop to this photo. I also use saturation and contrast to make the image pop.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/320, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 33mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D


Aggie Villanueva October 14, 2007

Yesterday (Sat, Oct 14, 07) our NM Photo Club met for a field trip for the first time. WHat a fantastic group of people. We daytripped to Jemez Springs and we all took pictures here at one of the many churches. Please, as always, I'd love suggestions. Thankx in advance.

Oh and Karen, I tried to imitate your awesome sky in Texas Heat. I know mine doesn't quite make it, but what do you think I could do to improve it? #761490

Aggie Villanueva October 14, 2007

Here's the sepia version. Which do you like better? Any other suggestions for improvement? #4924315

Karen Slagle October 14, 2007

I found it, not in your gallery. I LOVE the color version, Aggie. And the sky is fantastic. The clouds add the right touch. Love the dreamy feel and saturated colors. Wish I had been there also, love the SW architecture. #4924430

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic October 18, 2007

I love this photo - you and I have a lot of similar shots. It is obvious we live close -have fun this weekend #4944932

Aggie Villanueva October 18, 2007

I took this last weekend with the NM photo club. I can't wait to see their shots of it too. If you have one of this chuch too, please upload it. I'd love to see it. #4945137

November 11, 2007

Aggie, this is another of yours that I really love. I love the lines of the architecture, the rich colors, and the dreamy quality again that you impart to so many of your photos. #5059485

Rene M. Hales November 23, 2007

Beautiful image and processing. The sky and buildings are beautiful.--Rene #5114465

Aggie Villanueva November 23, 2007

Thankx for taking the time to comment, Ellen and Rene. It all helps so much. #5114485

November 23, 2007

Wonderful, creative gallery here. I really like the textures and tones here. And the architecture is so interesting. #5115092

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 25, 2007

I came to your gallery because of a comment you made on someone else's photo and I'm so glad I did--I love your images and this is one of my favorites on your first page though I really like so many of them. The colors here are just wonderful--love the more subdued siennas and golds with just the touch of jewel tones in the windows. I see that you often speak of adding a "dreamy" effect in post-processing. Not sure exactly what you mean but I do like the slight softening you have used here and on many of your architectural shots--it seems just right for the rounded edges and chunky bulk of adobe. BTW, I was raised in New Mexico--visiting your gallery was like coming home. #5120481

Tamera S. Phillips November 25, 2007

Great image. I really like your effects here and the composition. #5123295

Debra K. Thomas March 02, 2008

wonderful wonderful image! #5581201

Aggie Villanueva March 02, 2008

Thank you all for commenting. I got so many shots I love to work with that day in the Jemez with my BP photo club. Can't wait till we start shooting agian after the winter weather eases up. #5581598

Susan Heath March 06, 2008

This is spectacular, Aggie! I love your point of view, the color and the effect! I'm off to visit your gallery! #5603542

paola A. Jofre March 07, 2008

Beautiful tones and texture Aggie!!! Wonderful compostion and treatment you give your images :) #5606666

Aggie Villanueva March 07, 2008

Thank you so much. I truly appreciate you all taking the time to comment. It always helps me. #5606875

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe March 17, 2008

Aggie, this is beautiful. I love the architecture, the colors, the sky, everything! Sorry I missed out on the field trip. We had a camera club from D/FW visit our area and we played tour guide. It was fun, but sure would have liked to have been with you all. Next time for sure! #5654459

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic March 20, 2008

Congratulations on getting an Editors Choice. And thank you for commenting on so many of my photos. Your input is invaluable. Good luck in the contest! - Kimber #5667966

Susan Heath March 26, 2008

Congratulations on all your wonderful EPs! Aggie, your work is so very lovely. #5702651

Susie Peek-Swint April 05, 2008

Wonderful lines and colours Aggie ~ very interesting architecture ~ great image! #5747800

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