Jennifer Esperanza Photography

My Ex-husband’s Ex-girlfriend Tantrica Julianne Parkinson & Me

Green, Woman, trees, Tantrica, Julianne Parkinson, Jennifer Esperanza, NM, New Mexico, Santa Fe

“There is a light that shines beyond all things on earth, beyond us all, beyond the heavens, beyond the highest, the very highest heavens. This is the Light that shines in our heart.”   Chandogya Upanishad (circa 7 th to 8 th century B.C.E.) Sacred philosophical Hindu literature.    ~ I am good friends with […]

Sensual Native American Designer Patricia Michaels of Project Runway

Patricia Michaels, Project Runway, Native American, Designer, Fashion Designer, Jennifer Esperanza, NM, New Mexico, Taos,

  Patricia Michaels ~ AKA Water Lily Contemporary Native American Taos Pueblo Clothing & Textile Designer “My idea of “green” is really blue. My ideas come from water. When there are obstacles, I go back to my given name Water Lily & things become clear. As Pueblo people, we consider our source Blue Lake. Our […]

Richie Havens & The Thirsty Ear Music Festival Santa Fe New Mexico 2009

Richie Havens, Thirsty Ear, Music, Music Photography, Prayer, Santa Fe, NM, New Mexico, Jennifer Esperanza

Richie Havens is featured in my book Many Years ago in 1999, my friend Mike Koster started The Thirsty Ear Music Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He and I met in a coffee house called Downtown Subscription near famed Canyon Road. We sat outside & he told me of his plans to start a […]

May We Find The Grace Images of Beauty … Some In Rough Places

“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never […]