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Photo Info

Dimensions7026 x 4684
Original file size18.6 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken23-Sep-19 11:56
Date modified11-Dec-19 21:28
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark IV
Focal length55 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/1250 at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 50
Metering modeSpot


San Francisco de Asís Catholic Church, Golden, New Mexico. Real de San Francisco and Placer del Tuerto were two small communities eatablished in the area about 1820. Gold was discovered in 1825 and the two towns joined to become Golden. By 1828 Golden was a ghost town.

The church is now one of the most photographed sites along the historic Turquoise Trail. After being abandoned for twenty years Michael R Montano came along and with the help of local parishoners, restored the church which now holds mass every Saturday afternoon.