Knox Kronenberg

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The Colors of Freedom

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Capturing the Shot

In “The Colors of Freedom,” I wanted to capture the enduring spirit of our nation. It’s a photograph that shows a cowboy riding through the Cheyenne River, and even though the image is in black and white, the vibrant American flag he’s carrying stands out vividly.

For me, this image symbolizes the heart and soul of America- a country that was built on the backs of cowboys and their trusty steeds. The bond between the cowboy and his horse represents an unbreakable connection, forged through shared experiences of exploration, determination, and freedom.

As you look at this image, you can’t help but feel the essence of the cowboy spirit-the grit, resilience, and fortitude that have always been at the core of America’s identity. The unfurling flag against the backdrop of history serves as a symbol of hope and unity, reminding us that throughout our nation’s history, we’ve faced challenges head-on and emerged stronger when we stand together.

Through “The Colors of Freedom,” I want to invite you to reflect on the deep relationship between humanity and freedom, something that has shaped America’s story in profound ways.

This image is a powerful reminder that our nation’s greatness has been defined by the pursuit of freedom, the thrill of adventure, and the unwavering bond between people and the noble creatures that have carried them through time.