18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Dew at the Drake Darling

This image depicts the idea that a growing economy actually helps the people that are poor and trying to survive. The mountain dew in the champagne glass is an homage to cheap caloric intake and affordability, while the "Drake" is often associated with a ritzy hotel and not a seedy motel.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 07.2020
Photo Location: Richmond, IL, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Petra Sith