19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Taos Dreaming

From my series Mid+West (Dreaming) (A visual essay on adaptation and acceptance in relocation/immigration and migration) The place of one's birth greatly influences who they are but through moving, new landscapes await to reshape their very being. Here I am blending photos from my years in the Midwest (Missouri and Illinois) with current photos I’ve taken while living in New Mexico. During these times of COVID-19, travel is restricted so this gives me the opportunity of revisiting past photo shoots and creating new combinations, new work.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Taos, New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: NIKON 1 J5
Copyright: © Ellen Jantzen