19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Our Fathers

This is Mitko from the village of Zagrazhden, high in the mountains of Bulgaria. I photographed him at the local pub. He's smart, strong, tough, unafraid of hard work, and he never speaks in vain—all qualities I admire.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Bulgaria
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Vladimir Karamazov