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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Brown Eyed Cowgirl

I spotted this very real cowgirl working the chutes helping cowboys get ready for their bull rides. She stood out so much that I tried to get a photograph of her, but she was just too far away. After a bit, she came close to where I was taking pictures of the action in the arena. I don't often take people pictures, but I boldly asked if I could take her picture. Unlike most people, who instantly get all camera faced, she didn't change her expression in the slightest other than this striking glance in my direction.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © RH Miller