Photos of Merit

Endorsements and Awards for Photos in Paths of Light – Creating Fine Art Magic edition…

Bisti Badlands

“From more than 1000 entries, we selected Albuquerque entrant Joe Bridwell’s shot of the Bisti Badlands for this month’s Cover.”  Cover, New Mexico Magazine, Jan., 2006.

Ship Rock

“One of the most beautiful pictures of Ship Rock I’ve ever seen! It’s a different view with such strong light and color contrasts. I like the circular arc of the dike forming and leading one’s eye to Ship Rock…”                                              Fabian West, Art Director, New Mexico Magazine, Dec., 2009.

Ship Rock took 2nd Place, New Mexico State Fair, 2009.

Ship Rock, Winner, Landscapes, New Mexico Magazine, January, 2010.

Ship Rock placed in the Honors Room, 1st Ann. NM Photographic Art Show, 2009.

Storm Gods

Storm Gods took Hon. Mention in the 2010 Arizona Highways Photo Contest. It’s published in The Photography Issue of Arizona Highways, September, 2011.

“Hozhό – Navajo for peace and beauty – lies between the near, solitary tower and distant Three Sisters,” writes photographer Joe Bridwell of his photograph (titled Storm Gods) of signature spires in Monument Valley. The Three Sisters lie along a 17 mile driving route through the Navajo Nation Park in Northeast Arizona. For centuries, this magical landscape has been home to the Navajo (Diné), who still herd sheep here and offer guided tours of the Valley. Its striking buttes, mesas, and towers have graced nearly 2 dozen films, starting with John Ford’s 1939 western Stagecoach, featuring John Wayne. Ford returned 6 times to film in the Valley. Visit and you’ll understand why.” David Lauterborn, Editor, Wild West Magazine, Apr., 2012.

Go West! Monument Valley Tribal Park, Arizona, Wild West Magazine, April, 2012.

Faerie’s Dancefloor placed in the Honors Room, 2nd Annual New Mexico Photographic Art Show, 2010.

Anasazi Pleasure placed Hon. Mention in New Mexico State Fair, 2007.

Majestic Blessing was People’s Choice in New Mexico State Fair, 2007.

Bisti Horseman was published in Paint Horse Journal, 2005.

Storm Gods - Monument Valley

Storm Gods and Joe’s Short Vitae

About Joe 

Photographer, author, teacher with enhanced skill creating Award-Winning Photos. Joe uses Luminosity Masking and CFAM-Creating Fine Art Magic for his work!