Simultaneously ancient and modern, both a small town and a sprawling metropolis, the southwestern city of Albuquerque, New Mexico is a cultural melting pot, a geographical cross-roads, and a high-tech mecca.
Follow photographer and Albuquerque native Joe Van Cleave as he documents in pictures the streets of his home town, in vibrant color and moody black and white imagery.
I am a part-time writer and photographer, and maintain an ongoing blog wherein I discuss photography, media and culture. I have worked in the medium of gelatin silver black-and-white photography for several decades, and continued to maintain a working traditional darkroom. I am married and currently have three grand-children.