Joseph Schell Photography

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America through the Eyes of the Rodeo

Posted on: August 19th, 2013 by Joe 1 Comment

I have always been drawn to cowboy culture and all of the gritty romanticism that comes with it. In researching rodeos to potentially photograph, I discovered a variety of themed rodeos that appeal to a diverse range of people. Which surprised me. I never knew how many types of rodeos are out there. In the past four years, I have attended a gay rodeo in the South Bay Area, an all black rodeo in Oakland, a Native American rodeo in Round Rock Arizona and several other rodeos in California, Oregon and Washington.


Through photographing these rodeos, I began to realize that rodeo culture in the US is much more diverse and farther reaching than I originally thought. It has been a real pleasure learning more about it. Here is a selection of photos from my ongoing rodeo project. Hope you enjoy, and thanks for taking a look.

Arizona Navajo Reservation Ramble

Posted on: November 9th, 2010 by Joe No Comments

A five day tour of Arizona with my father via car, plane and bike through Canyon de Chelly, Antelope Canyon and Monument Valley.