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Spirit of the West
Photograph by Robb Kendrick

Two young brothers from Elko—spectators at a rodeo featuring local working cowboys—pose for photographer Robb Kendrick in their Western finery. Elko instills in its young an admiration for the cowboy lifestyle, with a number of rodeos being held in the area each year, as well as the acclaimed Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: 8 x 10 view camera   
Film Type: 5 x 7 metal plate
Lens: Holmes Booth and Hayden circa 1863
Speed and F-Stop: Two seconds @ f/4
Weather Conditions: Open shade
Time of Day: 11:30 a.m.
Lighting Techniques: Natural light


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