This was taken in New Mexico along the High Road to Taos. It is an alternate route to Taos. It does take longer to get there, but if you are in no hurry there are some sites to see. I took this photo for a quick stop, with the passenger window rolled down .
18-55mm vr lens
Hand held shot of one raw image. Created 3 images in photoshop, made from the one image. Processed in Photomatix and edited there among other programs