Christmas Eve in Santa Fe

Santa Fe has some wonderful holiday celebrations. The most famous is the Canyon Road Farolito Walk, which is a very popular community event that begins at dusk. For a quieter experience, the Santa Fe Plaza is also lined with farolitos (paper bags filled with sand and a lit candle) and holiday lights. Several years ago, I took this image looking towards the St. Francis Cathedral Basilica.

If you’d like to see more photos of Santa Fe, feel free to look at my Santa Fe Photo Gallery. And for those of you celebrating Christmas, have a magical Christmas Eve!

Image Copyright © Katie Johnson. All Rights Reserved.

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~ by KatiesCameraBlog on December 24, 2011.

80 Responses to “Christmas Eve in Santa Fe”

  1. Love this, Katie!

  2. Lovely seasonal atmosphere.

    Warmest festive wishes to you and your family, Katie.

  3. another great shot, you make it look soooo easy

  4. Beautiful photo. Merry Christmas Katie!

  5. Merry Christmas, Katie! Wonderful Xmas image

  6. Wow!! I really like this pic!! It looks as if it is a basic B/W shot with a touch of color added here and there!! Great Shot!!

  7. How pretty! Merry Christmas, Katie!

  8. Beautiful picture! Merry Christmas!

  9. Oh, that’s lovely! I hope your holidays are as beautiful as your photos! 🙂 Merry Christmas to you and yours.

  10. Beautiful photograph, Happy Christmas, Katie

  11. Merry Christmas !!

  12. I love the use of selective colour 🙂 Merry Christmas Katie!

  13. Such a beautiful scene. It somehow makes me think of the movie “Home Alone”…in a good way, I assure you. 🙂 Great shot, Katie! Merry Christmas Eve!

  14. Beautiful feel to this photo! Merry Christmas to you too!

  15. Really nice..Katie!

  16. This is so beautiful! Merry Christmas, Katie!!! : )

  17. I see like us, you don’t have a white xmas either! lol 🙂 Lovely shot.

  18. Beautiful! Merry Christmas, Katie! 🙂

  19. nice shot and mery christmas Katie!

  20. Katie I love your ‘night’ shots. This is a great pic and looks like it could have been a black and white with the pretty coloured lights added after. Excellent.

  21. brilliant katie

  22. Beautiful decorations, and you have highlighted them so nicely! Great work, thanks for sharing. Hope you are having a great time with lots of smiles. 🙂 🙂

    Here’s my gift –
    http://nandinidhiman.wordpress.com/2011/12/25/a-beautiful-christmas-morning/

  23. So magical, Katie. Someday I will be in Santa Fe at Christmas. Thank you for sharing. Happy day to you. ~J

  24. Fantastic. This photo is magical 🙂

  25. What a lovely image. Great shot, Katie.
    I particularly like the balance of light & dark.

  26. Oh, how pretty!

  27. Gorgeous, Katie…
    I love this!
    🙂

  28. It looks beautiful! Love it *o*

  29. It’s very pretty

  30. I like it!! it looks like an old movie

  31. Beautifully sparkly and festive!

  32. Nice photo. Almost seems like a movie scene.

  33. A very evocative image, beautiful

  34. Thanks for confirming about the solstice! =)

    I love this photo. After growing up on the East coast (but now living out West), holiday lights are always a source of nostalgia for me. Really great way of capturing this.

    Cheers,
    Ashley-Marie

  35. This is neat. Is this black and white with only the lights in color?

  36. Love this!!!

  37. Wonderful, thank you for sharing 😀

  38. Simply beautiful 🙂

  39. Your photo brought back memories of our time in Santa Few and New Mexico last year. We love your state and hope to return soon!
    Gwen\dusterbin

  40. Wow! I love this one, especially those little paper bags of lights, might have to try that out in the garden this summer. 🙂

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