Philip Metcalf, 1942-2019, was a landscape photography who created black and white infrared images.

His passion was to record and to interpret nature, both pristine and altered by man, especially in the American Southwest. Increasingly, environmental concerns influenced his work.


After his move to Santa Fe, his work was shown and published as follows:


2020, "Looking Back," group show from archives of NM History Museum, Santa Fe,NM

2019, "Fire Ghosts," Show and Booksigning, Photo Eye Bookstore, Santa Fe, NM

2019, "Fire Ghosts,"  Show and Booksigning, Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Los Alamos, NM

2019, Fire Ghosts, George F. Thompson Publishing

2015, "Three Visions of the Landscape," group show, Bandelier National Monument

2015, featured on "Cada Dia un Fotografo" Spanish blog, 11 September

2015, Artist-in-Residence, Bandelier National Monument

2015, "Fire Season," group show, New Mexico Museum of Art

2015, Merit Award, Black & White magazine, issue # 110

2014, "Road to Nowhere; Southwest Sojourns," group show, Santa Fe University of Art and Design

2014, double Nominee, 9th annual Black and White Spider Awards

2014, featured on "Lenscratch" blog, 10 August

2013, LensCulture Exposure Award

2013, "The Art of Photography," group show, San Diego Art Institute

2013, admitted to PhotoEye Gallery's Art Photo Index

2012, included in "Santa Fe in Focus," a special photography issue of Santa Fean magazine


He lived with his wife, photographer Patricia Galagan, in Santa Fe, New Mexico


Photo © Jamie Stillings