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Tombstone, Arizona, USA provides a multitude of photo ops of interesting characters. This is another version of my “Stagecoach Driver” that I came upon while going through my older photos.

Photographed with a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 with a free texture layer from stock.xchng.com.

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“Tombstone Portrait” has been featured in:
THE WILD WEST SHOW/August, 2010
COWBOY/COWGIRL ART/August, 2010
STRICTLY HUMAN FACES/August, 2010
50+ GROUP/September, 2010
CANDID PHOTOGRAPHY OF FRIENDS AND FAMILY/September, 2010
THE BEST OF REDBUBBLE/November, 2010
THE WILD WEST/may, 2011
GRUNGE IT UP/May, 2011
Winner of THE WILD WEST SHOW’s “Cowboy Portrait” Challenge/June, 2011







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arizona, cowboy, hombre, man, portrait, tombstone, tucson, united states, us, usa

I am a 60+ retiree who loves photography. I am active in the Green Valley (AZ) Camera Club where I teach several classes. Joining this organization has taken my photography to new levels. I consider my cameras and my computers to be my creative media.

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Comments

  • cullodenmist
    cullodenmistalmost 4 years ago

    You are an amazing woman.
    You certainly have made an artform with capturing your portraits.
    I always ponder over them every time you upload one.
    Whether it’s the love of that time period or that life style or just seeing the western movies from Hollywood, I will always admire these characters, this style and what it represents….
    The problem for me to capture this sort of portrait is that you have to travel to far north. Nothing like this exists in Victoria, as it’s only in Northern Queensland and The Outback….
    Keep ‘em comin’ gal……

  • OMG, Larry! Thank you so much. I’m usually happy getting three or four good shots when I photograph an event like this, but this particular photo opportunity garnered about 25 excellent shots. The last three that I’ve put up were from a little more than a year ago. I was going back through them to see what else was there when I rediscovered these. So glad you like them!

    – Linda Gregory

  • Stormygirl
    Stormygirlalmost 4 years ago

    Wow this is awesome, I just love it:)

  • Thank you very much, Norma Jean. We’ll have to meet up at one of the Tombstone events.

    – Linda Gregory

  • Eeva47
    Eeva47almost 4 years ago

    Excellent portrait and fantastic work! Very well done, love the colours!

  • Thank you so much!

    – Linda Gregory

  • Stormygirl
    Stormygirlalmost 4 years ago

    That would be great:)

  • Linda Sparks
    Linda Sparksalmost 4 years ago

    Like this one alot. Better than the one we played with.

  • Thanks. Me, too. I also did one with two versions of this guy. I actually have three shots of him, but thought three in the photo would be a little busy. This is the same stagecoach driver that’s in my displayed photo, but taken at the first Wyatt Earp Days we attended. He’s dressed very differently in the displayed photo. I really like this background because of the light area which can be moved around to get a better effect.

    – Linda Gregory

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisalmost 4 years ago

    Love it, Linda! Great work!

  • Thanks very much, Barbara.

    – Linda Gregory

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldalmost 4 years ago

    Stunning portrait,Linda!

  • Thank you so much, Lance. Every time I do a portrait I think it’s my favorite, but this one may just stay at the top of the list.

    – Linda Gregory

  • photoart222
    photoart222almost 4 years ago

    Fantastic Portrait…..very well done

  • Thank you so much!

    – Linda Gregory

  • Phil Scott
    Phil Scottalmost 4 years ago

    Astonishing…. This is totally fabulous work.

  • Thank you very much, Phil. I appreciate your comments.

    – Linda Gregory

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosalmost 4 years ago

    Another exceptional portrait full of rich tones. Great processing as well.

  • Thank you very much! Glad you like it.

    – Linda Gregory

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