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Taken near Santa Fe, NM
Canon EOS 5D MarkII Taken in natural light.
FEATURED: The Virtual Museum (July 2011), The Group (July 2011)’ The Silky Touch (July 2011) & Love Affair with the Lens (August 2011)


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My work has appeared in shows in Kentucky and has been purchased by Georgetown College, ORCCA Inc & The Saint Joseph Women’s Center.


I also have galleries on a PBASE site at

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  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work of art Rene.

  • Bunny, thank you for your lovely comment.

    – Rene Hales

  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesabout 3 years ago

    Dramatic and beautiful. Beautiful shadows and light.

  • Thank you very much.

    – Rene Hales

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindabout 3 years ago

    Intense beauty. Great depth here. Amazing work of art. XOXOXOXOXOXO

  • Thank you for your most generous comment.

    – Rene Hales

  • Trish Woodford
    Trish Woodfordabout 3 years ago

    Rene, this is absolutely beautiful – lovely use of light/shadows creating a wonderfully emotive and dramatic image. Stunning!

  • Thank you for your kind comment. I appreciate it.

    – Rene Hales

  • ☼Laughing Bones☾
    ☼Laughing Bones☾about 3 years ago


    July 30th, 2011

    You are now eligible to enter – The July Feature Challenge

  • Thank you for featuring my image. And, thanks for all the work you do as a host of The Virtual Museum.

    – Rene Hales

  • Isabela M. Lamuño
    Isabela M. Lamuñoabout 3 years ago

    I really like your gallery.

  • thank you for your comment. I really appreciate you taking the time to look and leave comments.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • DeborahZaragoza
    DeborahZaragozaabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations! Morning Features in The Group Black and White

    07/30/2011 Wonderful Image!

  • thank you so very much. I am honored to be featured in “The Group”. Thanks for all you do as host to make this an exceptional RB group.

    – Rene Hales

  • Janis Möller
    Janis Möllerabout 3 years ago

    poetic moment

  • Janis, thank you so very much for your gracious comment.

    – Rene Hales

  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithabout 3 years ago

    Great portrait Rene.
    Very 50s/60s done perfectly.
    Love the shadows but the eyes make the shot. Such gorgeous eyes.

  • Many thanks for your most generous comment.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • Leon A.  Walker
    Leon A. Walkerabout 3 years ago

    Beautifully presented…

  • Leon, thank you so very much. I appreciate your comment.

    – Rene Hales

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