is a photographer, writer and editor specializing in the cultures and history of the American Southwest. In addition to his freelance work, Larese is also editor of Guestlife New Mexico and Southern Colorado
and Guestlife El Paso
, the region's premiere in-room hotel books, as well as the Southwest and family travel expert for 10best.com
, a division of USAToday Travel.
Larese has a background in newspaper reporting that includes writing for the Boston Globe
and photographing for the New York Times
. The travel editor, photo editor and staff photographer at New Mexico Magazine
for 10 years, Larese’s award-winning travel writing and photography appear in periodicals and books internationally, including National Geographic Traveler, American Way, National Geographic Adventure
and Interval World, Southwest Fly Fishing, Albuquerque the Magazine
and other publications.
His photography may also be seen in his latest books
, The Santa Fe House: Historic Residences, Enchanting Adobes, and Romantic Revivals
(with Margaret Moore Booker), published by Rizzoli Press, and Durango Perspectives
, Santa Fe Reflections
and Grand Canyon and the Four Corners Reflections
published by Schiffer Publishing. He is also the author and photographer of the award-winning Best Recipes from New Mexico's B&Bs,
available at major book sellers.
Larese is also an accomplished architectural and cuisine photographer, working for such publications as SuCasa, Arts & Antiques, Old House, Organic Gardening, Westways, New Mexico Journey,
and Chile Pepper
Larese is a member of SATW
and the Society of Professional Journalists, Rio Grande Chapter.
Please feel free to contact Steve at (505) 331-8358 or firstname.lastname@example.org