17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Hard Work

A moment frozen in time of a blue collar day in the life. In the midst of loud noises, bright lights, and sweaty brows is something beautiful. This image depicts a man welding on a large carbon pipe as part of a larger job order.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 07.2019
Photo Location: Ceder Creek, Texas, United States of America
Camera: X-T2
Copyright: © Kyle Schmidt