La Charra

Presented by Photographer Dane Strom

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The Story Behind this Photo

Escaramuza cowgirl Jacqueline Gómez rides her horse along the shore of Lake Chapala, Mexico, wearing a style of dress which is typical for the area. “La charrería is a sport that gets everyone’s attention, but few understand it,” she says. The cowboy art has Spanish roots and for some remains a popular sport and way of life in many other areas of Mexico, especially the state of Jalisco.

Awards & Publications

Awards AdoramaPix Your Best Shot Contest #7 of 5,000 photos · Photographer’s Forum, Finalist · International Travel Photography Competition finalist • Moscow International Foto Awards, honorable mention • Photographer’s Forum 36th Annual Spring Photography Contest, finalist   Exhibited In Selected by Peter Turnley for the “Culture” exhibit at the Dark Room Gallery, Vermont • Blank Wall Gallery, Greece   Published In Best of Photography 2016 book by Photographer’s Forum

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Collection

Cowgirls, Escaramuzas & Charras

Since being recognized in 1989 as an official part of the charrería, all-female escaramuza teams have become crowd favorites at competitions and exhibitions of this traditional Mexican sport.

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About The Photographer

Dane Strom

Dane Strom worked for seven years as a newsroom editorial assistant at The Denver Post in Colorado before he left the United States and moved to Central Mexico in 2010.

Since then, he’s been photographing the traditions, holidays and people of his adopted town, commited to spreading the beauty and rich culture of Mexico around the world.

His work, which has appeared in galleries and museums in many countries, has also won awards in contests judged by photographers and curators such as Steve McCurry, Peter Turnley, and Susan Spiritus.