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Permian Basin, Delaware Basin, New Mexico, Malaga New Mexico, drilling rig, Marathon Oil, sunset, Guadalupe Pass, Mountains, October, Panorama , photo

Golden October Standard (2018)

Golden October was photographed South of Malaga New Mexico in October 2018. While this image is the standard size, the photograph is also available as a high resolution 3:1 and 2:1 panorama as well. The image features a three well Marathon Oil location just South of Malaga New Mexico. The Mountains of Guadalupe Pass can be seen at sunset West of the location. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Permian Basin, Delaware Basin, New Mexico, Malaga New Mexico, drilling rig, Marathon Oil, sunset, Guadalupe Pass, Mountains, October, Panorama , photo

Golden October 2:1 Panorama (2018)

Golden October was photographed South of Malaga New Mexico in October 2018. While this image is a 2:1 panorama, the photograph is also available as a high resolution 3:1 panorama and a standard size image as well. The image features a three well Marathon Oil location just South of Malaga New Mexico. The Mountains of Guadalupe Pass can be seen at sunset West of the location. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

pad drilling, panorama, high resolution, Guadalupe Pass, Western Texas, New Mexico, Chevron, Delaware Basin, Permian Basin, drilling rig, mountains, Guadalupe Mountains, Orla Texas, Fall, sunset, mura, photo

Splendid Isolation 2:1 Panorama (2018)

Early Fall is the the setting for Splendid Isolation.  The image is a 2:1 high resolution panorama featuring a Chevron pad drilling operation spread out before the mountains of Guadalupe Pass in Western Texas. The location straddles the Texas/New Mexico border Northwest of Orla Texas.  The panorama is composited from 63 high resolution images. The finished image is suitable for an extremely detailed fine art mural 12x24 feet. Fine art prints are available from 12x24" to 40x80".

Fine art oil & gas photography by Robert D. Flaherty

. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

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Dawning of a New Day (2019)

Dawning of a New Day features a Winter sunrise on a large Chevron pad drilling operation South of Pecos Texas. Winter stillness and high visibility combine to make a very a highly detailed photograph capable of a 12x24 foot vertical mural. Fine art prints art available up to 40x60".

fine art oil & gas photography by Robert D. Flaherty

. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Contango Oil & Gas, drilling rig, Precision Corp. drilling rig 555, lateral well, Southern Delaware Basin, panorama, Ft. Stockton Texas,  high resolution, sunrise, thunderstorms, Permian Basin , photo

Contango Sunrise 2:1 panorama (2019)

Contango Sunrise features Precision Drilling Corp. rig 555 drilling a deep lateral well for Contango Oil & Gas near Ft. Stockton Texas. The image is a 2:1 high resolution panorama taken just before sunrise. Left over remnants from thunderstorms the night before contribute to a brilliant sunrise. 

Fine art oil & gas photography by Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

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San Andres Sunset and Surface Casing 2:1 Panorama (2017)

San Andres Sunset and Surface Casing features Robinson rig 6 drilling a shallow directional well in the San Andres near Seminole Texas. The rig is shown at sunset running surface casing while flanked by Robinson rig 3 several miles to the West. The image is a high resolution 2:1 panorama. Due to the lens and photographic process used, all areas of the panorama are perfectly focussed from near to far. 

Fine art oil & gas photography by Robert D. Flaherty

. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

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Delaware Compressor Sunset II (2016)

Delaware Compressor Sunset II features a newly completed compressor battery in the central Delaware Basin of Western Texas. The image is a 2:1 high resolution panorama compossited from 63 images. Resolution is suitable for a 30x60 foot fine art mural. Prints on fine art paper or canvas are available as large as 40x80 inches. This amount of resolution would allow the date on a dime to be read anywhere on the compressor battery.

Fine art oil & gas photography by Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

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Delaware Compressor Sunset I (2016)

Delaware Compressor Sunset I features a newly completed compressor battery in the central Delaware Basin of Western Texas. The image is a 2:1 high resolution panorama compossited from 63 images. Resolution is suitable for a 30x60 foot fine art mural. Prints on fine art paper or canvas are available as large as 40x80 inches. This amount of resolution would allow the date on a dime to be read anywhere on the compressor battery. 

Fine art oil & gas photography by Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Nogal New Mexico, Carrizo Valley, Carrizo Peak, Thunderstorm, Monsoon, Summer, panorama, high resolution, lightning, sunset, Ruidoso New Mexico, New Mexico Fine Art landscape photography, New Mexico F, photo

Carrizo Valley Monsoon (2018) 3:1 Panorama

Carrizo Valley Monsoon is a 3:1 panorama photographed during the 2018 Summer Monsoon season. The image was shot from a ridge line above the city of Nogal Northwest of Ruidoso New Mexico. The image consists of 98 high resolution images blended down to a 3:1 ratio panorama. The image could be printed as a fine art mural up to 20x60 feet. Fine art Prints on fine art paper or canvas range from 30" long to 96". The image contains a double lightning strike at the foot of Carrizo Peak. 

New Mexico Fine Art landscape photography by Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

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The Magic Of Winter I (2018) 3:1 Panorama

The Magic Of Winter was photographed a short distance from my home above Ruidoso New Mexico. The image was taken the morning after a 30 inch snowstorm several days after Christmas 2018. The image is actually a composite of 98 high resolution images blended into a 3:1 panorama. The process allows for extraordinarily detailed fine art prints up to 40x120". Prints on fine art canvas are available up to 32x96". The waist deep snow at this location required snowshoes to get in and out. A 110 inch tripod and step ladder were used to photograph the scene from a higher perspective thus contributing to sense of depth the image is known for.   

. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

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December Gold

December Gold was photographed at sunrise in Mid December 2018 right before moving to a new location. The image features Precision Drilling Corp. Rig 612 drilling a directional well 20 miles Southwest of Pecos Texas. The still cold dry air contributes to image quality captured in a single long exposure.

Fine art oil & gas photography by Robert D. Flaherty . Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Alpine High, Delaware Basin, Completion, double completion, high resolution, panorama, Western Texas, Permian Basin, Southern Delaware Basin, December, silhouette, photo

Alpine High Double Completion 2:1 Panorama (2018)

Alpine High Double Completion features two completion crews silhouetted against a December sunset in late 2018. The Northern Davis Mountains of Western Texas provide the backdrop as the sun strikes the horizon. 

Fine art oil & gas photography by Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.