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2011 Fall/2012 Winter

Rio Images will be in the field from November 2011 until Mid March 2012. 
Expect 1 - 2 week delays in email response.  

There will be no updates to this site during that time. 


Waking Up Crane 
Waking Up Crane, an award winning short movie featuring 
Sandhill Cranes and Birds of New Mexico's Bosque del Apache.  
See a trailer and screening information here.

MARBLESMITH, an award winning short movie about
a marble paper artist,  will screen in 2012.  
Schedules will be posted here.

Laura's Trip, a short film soon to be completed,
has a facebook page check here


Albuquerque's Historic Railyard photo exhibit at the KIMO theater,
September 2011 - November 14, 2011.  
Details here       

HDR photography workshop at UNM Continuing Education -  Spring 2011.  


Rio Images Supports

Robo Rave

Albuquerque Open Space Festival of the Cranes

girls inc.

48 hour film festival


2011 Winter/Spring

March 17, 19, 22, 24
55835   Multi-shot techniques for Digital Photography
A UNM Continuing Education workshop in HDR,
focus stacking, and panorama.

February - March 20, 2011
"Little Swinger" displayed at 18 Days show at the Center for
Contemporary Arts, Muñoz Waxman Gallery in Santa Fe.

March 6, 2011
See Marblesmith Paper at the Taos Shortz FILM FESTIVAL 
festival schedule at


2010 Summer/Fall

November 12

Bring motion to your images using your video capable DSLR.
One day workshop at UNM Continuing Education.
55836 HDSLR Video for Photographers


October 22–24, 2010   
See Marblesmith Paper at the 11th annual SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL 
screening schedule at

October 10–15, 2010
Marblesmith screenings at DUKE CITY DOCFEST,
           All festival screenings are FREE. 

 October 12, 2:00 PM  — Tuesday at Village Coffee Roasters, 519 Central Ave. NW, ABQ
 October 14, 10:00 AM  — Thursday at Flying Star, 723 Silver Ave. SW, ABQ 
October 15, 12:30 PM  — Friday at Village Coffee Roasters, 519 Central Ave. NW, ABQ


Discover the ancient art of ebru as an internationally renowned, New Mexican artisan demonstrates this little known, legacy craft.   

Marblesmith, a short documentary film created by J. Schmidt and C. McCandless, presents the process of paper marbling and reveals the stunning beauty of ink patterns floating on the surface of a gel. Join us for this unique studio tour.  

Marblesmith Paper, (our shortest version), was recognized as best documentary at the Santa Fe 3 minute film festival, 2010.  

Watch for our upcoming DVD.  For info email