Rodeo Cowboy

© Katrina McMeans

Rodeo Cowboy

Uploaded: August 09, 2005


Taken at the Greene County Fair rodeo in Xenia, OH. Saturation tweaked afterwards for that 'art print' look, and unneccesary objects were blurred.


Marcie A. Fowler August 09, 2005

Love the lighting and your perspective (view) of this image Katrina!! #291676

Katrina McMeans August 09, 2005

Thanks Marcie! Glad you like it! #1698015

Sylvia Rossler August 13, 2005

Look at those pants :) Aouuuh :) Understand why you took this perspective lolll.
Wonderful capture Katrina ! Love this view ! #1713524

Katrina McMeans August 13, 2005

Thanks a bunch! I really originally wanted a face shot, but he wouldn't turn around! So I just made the most of the situation! ; )
~K #1713532

Kirsi Bertolini August 14, 2005

Love the rusty tones! Great editing here! This image is so cool, well put together. That b/w is very good too, but this is my favorite! Great bootshots too, I'm glad I saw your gallery! #1714951

Katrina McMeans August 14, 2005

Thanks a lot, Kirsi, for commenting! I'm glad you like it. I've decided that I prefer this color one over the B&W too!
~K #1714977

Laurence Saliba level-classic August 14, 2005

I can see you love cowboys Katrina!!!! Nice crop full od detail!!! #1715557

Susan L. Vasquez August 14, 2005

Well that certainly is making the best of the situation ;)
Very nice shot, and great post processing work! #1715604

Katrina McMeans August 14, 2005

Thank you, Laurence and Susan! Yes, I do love cowboys... ; )
~K #1715851

Katherine K August 14, 2005

Your effects are simply STUNNING! This image would be perfect in a calendar... I must admit... when you said "unnecessary objects blurred" I had to look twice! :) :) #1717528

Katrina McMeans August 15, 2005

; ) Thanks for your praise, Katherine!
~K #1718031

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. August 19, 2005

Great shot, I really like the tones and the dirty jeans. Very well framed and composed. Great job! #1735435

Katrina McMeans August 19, 2005

Thank you Marvin! This is my favorite photo so far!
~K #1735581

Rachel Rocket August 19, 2005


I love the perspective (who wouldn't?) and also really like the vivid colors and tones combined with the gritty (dirt, dust, etc). My favorite thing about this photo though is the lighting, it highlights all the right spots and draws you in.


Katrina McMeans August 19, 2005

Thanks, Rachel! It's always nice to hear specifics on what a person likes about my pictures!
~K #1737166

Casi Lark August 26, 2005

Awesome color and texture! I love cowboys too! :) #1772339

Katrina McMeans August 27, 2005

Thank you so much for commenting, Casi!
~K #1772586

Kristy E. Lane August 27, 2005

This is great, Katrina! The comp, POV (!) and colors are all amazing. Nice work! #1773887

Katrina McMeans August 27, 2005

Thanks a lot, Kristy! You have so many great pictures!
~K #1773897

Paula Showen August 27, 2005

This is awesome, Katrina! #1775050

Katrina McMeans August 28, 2005

Thanks, Paula! Appreciate the praise!
~K #1775837

Joyce ONeil August 29, 2005

This is great!

You have a awesome gallery!!! #1780519

Katrina McMeans August 29, 2005

Thanks a bunch, Joyce!
~K #1782216

Keri M. Dietrich September 09, 2005

Nice View ;-) I prefer this one over the B&W, they're both great, but this one rocks! #1819795

Katrina McMeans September 09, 2005

I agree with you completely, Keri! ; )
Thanks for the praise!
~K #1819825

OldShoe Photo September 10, 2005

Excellent perspective and great capture of all textures. #1821777

Katrina McMeans September 10, 2005

Thanks a lot for commenting, Shelly!
~K #1821792

Joline Frazier September 10, 2005

Very cool shot!!!! I like what you did with this. #1822088

Katrina McMeans September 10, 2005

Thank you, Joline! ; )
~K #1822426

Barbara Helgason September 12, 2005

I love this Katrina, can't decide whether I prefer this one or the one in b&w. They are both beautiful! #1827519

Katrina McMeans September 12, 2005

Thank you so much for your comment, Barbara! I personally prefer this one over the one in B&W! ; )
~K #1828243

Brenton Schuetz September 24, 2005

Hey, way to go Katrina. Hearty congratulations, all your hard work has paid off. Well done!! #1873381

Sylvia Rossler September 24, 2005

Congratulations Katrina !!!! #1874325

Ronald F. Fischer September 24, 2005

Awesome, Katrina!!! I am very happy for you!! #1875024

Katrina McMeans September 24, 2005

Thank you SO much, Brenton, Sylvia and Ronald! This is the second time I have entered this into the contest...I still can't believe it got to be a finalist!!!
Thanks again! ; )
~K #1875362

Michelle Lea Guinn September 24, 2005

Congratulations Katrina!!! Well done!! mlg~ #1875997

Mary Timman September 24, 2005

Thank-you and Congrats to you also! Great image! Love the art work. Fantastic. Good luck in the next round! #1876111

Daniel Diaz September 24, 2005

Congrats Katrina, Great shot, if I was a girl I'd say nice a**, but I'm not, so I won't!!! #1876138

Katrina McMeans September 24, 2005

Thanks Michelle, Mary and Daniel!
Good luck to you all in the next round!
; )
~K #1876555

Wendy Stevenson September 24, 2005

Congratulations Katrina on this very cool finalist!! And I'm with David - nice one indeed - I love chaps lol lol!! Best of luck in the next round!! #1877944

Katrina McMeans September 24, 2005

Thanks a lot, Wendy! Good luck to you too!
~K #1878054

Erica Murphy level-deluxe September 24, 2005

Congratulations and good luck Katrina! This is such stunning image with eye grabbing color and an excellent booty!

Erica #1878057

Katrina McMeans September 24, 2005

Thanks, Erica! I kind of thought so myself... : D
~K #1878078

Laura Clay-Ballard September 24, 2005

vivid colors! congrats! #1879076

Katrina McMeans September 24, 2005

Thank you, Laura! Congrats to you to...I love your 'Bark' finalist! Good luck!
~K #1879446

Joey Adam Kulkin September 24, 2005

Great shot. Love the vivid colors and composition. #1879689

Katrina McMeans September 24, 2005

Thanks for commenting, Joey!
~K #1879756

Susan L. Vasquez September 24, 2005

Congrats Katrina! I am so happy to see this in the finals ;) #1879801

Katrina McMeans September 25, 2005

Thanks Susan!!! Me too!!! ; )
Good luck in the next round with yours!
~K #1880785

Kirsi Bertolini September 25, 2005

Always preciate when judges approve a cowboy! Awesome Katrina, Cheers! #1880986

Katrina McMeans September 25, 2005

Same here, Kirsi! ; ) Thanks a lot!
~K #1881009

Ann Bruynseels September 25, 2005

Congratulations ! #1881106

Katrina McMeans September 25, 2005

Thank you, Ann! ; )
~K #1881114

Cathy Barrows September 25, 2005

congrats...great work on your part...great buns on his #1881225

Katrina McMeans September 25, 2005

Thanks Cathy! ; D
~K #1881249

Noel Baebler September 25, 2005

Huzzah, Katrina! #1881360

Katrina McMeans September 25, 2005

Thanks, Noel!
~K #1881486

Adilson F. Ferreira September 25, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Katrina!!! #1881523

S P Mukherji September 25, 2005

Great shot Katrina! great effects too! Deserving finalist! #1881537

Katrina McMeans September 25, 2005

Thank you so much, Adilson and SP!!! I appreciate your kind words!
~K #1881565

Jessica L. Richard September 25, 2005

congrats on a wonderful shot! #1881616

Katrina McMeans September 25, 2005

Thanks a lot, Jessica!
~K #1881648

Barbara Helgason September 25, 2005

Congratulations Katrina, I loved this one when I first saw it! #1881650

Katrina McMeans September 25, 2005

Thank you, Barbara! I appreciate it!
~K #1881671

John Connolly September 25, 2005

Outstanding lighting and colours Katrina, and congratulations on a well deserved finalist place. #1882739

Stephen Zacker September 25, 2005

Super colors and cropping. Congratulations #1882769

Katrina McMeans September 25, 2005

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment, John and Stephen! Means a lot!
~K #1883021

Gail Simpson September 25, 2005

Congrats Katrina....a well deserved reward :) #1883551

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. September 25, 2005

I commented on this GREAT shot once before, and now I wish you the best of luck in the finals. Congratulations!!!! #1883632

Souha Dooly September 25, 2005

wonderful work and great colors Katrina!!Congratulations!!!! #1884209

Katrina McMeans September 26, 2005

Thank you so much Gail, Marvin and Souha for taking the time to leave your best-wishes and praise! I appreciate it a lot!
~K #1887308

Melissa L. Zavadil September 26, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN!! Neat shot!!! WTG!! #1888897

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic September 26, 2005

Congratulations on your second place win. Job well done. Kerby #1889194

Daniel Diaz September 27, 2005

Way to go "Rodeo Girl" Big congrats on your win!!!!!!!!!!!!! #1889469

Adilson F. Ferreira September 27, 2005

Congratulations on this fantastic winn Katrina!!! #1889802

Keri M. Dietrich September 27, 2005

I just knew this was a winner, Way to go!! #1889829

Sylvia Rossler September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your win Katrina :o) #1890077

Mary Timman September 27, 2005

Great color and perspective. Congratulations Katrina. #1890167

Katherine K September 27, 2005

YOU deserve this win!!! SENSATIONAL JOB! #1890285

Michelle Lea Guinn September 27, 2005

Congratulations Katrina!!! I am SOOOOOOO HAPPY for you!!! mlg~ #1890755

Erica Murphy level-deluxe September 27, 2005

Congratulations Katrina!! Well deserved and a fabulous image!

Erica #1890912

KHAWLA Haddad September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner!!!!!! #1891415

bob cornelison September 27, 2005

Ok first I have to say "I'm not into guys butts!" LOL!
Now that I'm past that, this is a great capture! The saturated colors and composition are fantastic with the little bit of blue of the jeans set it off!
Congrats on a great shot!
~:O) #1892153

Shane Sitter September 27, 2005

Congrats Katrina on your Second Place win!!!!! #1892366

Elizabeth Coachman September 27, 2005

YEAH!!! You made it! Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! Congratulations on your win... I am sooo pleased for you! Great job!

By His Grace and For His Glory,

Elizabeth C. #1892437

Claudette Foote September 27, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful Second place winner!!! #1892638

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 27, 2005

Congrats, Katrina, on this fabulous second place win! #1892679

Katrina McMeans September 27, 2005

Thank you so much everyone!!!
I just got off a hard day's work and it was such a surprise to see that I had won 2nd place and to see that you all had left me such supportive comments! Thank you SOOOO much! You made my day!
~K #1892707

Christy C. Snodgrass September 27, 2005

Great shot and perspective! Congrats on your 2nd place win! #1893270

Katrina McMeans September 27, 2005

Thanks a lot, Christy!
~K #1893281

Megan p September 27, 2005

Wow!! Great shot!! Where I live there are no cowboys so this is really fun to me. Congratulations!! #1893468

Luigi Di Serio level-classic September 28, 2005

Katrina, I am not the biggest fan of looking at a man's behind, however I'll make an exception for this fantastic award winning picture! #1894898

Ronald F. Fischer September 28, 2005

Fantastic, Katrina! I knew you had a winner! #1895716

Katrina McMeans September 28, 2005

Thank you so much for the praise, Megan, Luigi and Ronald! I appreciate it a lot! ; )
~K #1896033

Serena Pierce level-deluxe September 28, 2005

Cool image and super post work to get the look! Congratulations!! #1897354

Katrina McMeans September 29, 2005

Thanks a lot, Serina...very nice of you to comment!
~K #1899875

Hendrik Storme October 03, 2005

Nice work and very original!!! #1913361

Denise A. Johnson October 11, 2005

well, whats left to say! I have never been a big cowboy fan, but(t) I am now!!!!!!all of your work is amazing!!!! you are so versatile! you sure do have lots of fans! thanks for taking me under your wing! dont know how you have the time! #1942513

Katrina McMeans October 12, 2005

Thank you very much for your comment, Hendrik. Sorry I took so long to respond, but I had commented on billions of pictures and accidentally missed the notification that there was a comment on mine! Thanks again! ;D

Thanks Denise! I'm glad you like these cowboy shots...they're my favorites out of everything. Probably because my heroes have always been cowboys!
~K ; D #1943296

Alisha L. Ekstrom October 18, 2005

WOW!! FANTASTIC image!! I love this. Love the lighting!! LOVE cowboys!!! I LOVE all your cowboy shots in your gallery!! Very artistic & creative..Great work you do!!! #1966478

Katrina McMeans October 18, 2005

Glad you enjoyed this so much, Alisha! Thank you very much for your enthusiastic comment! ; D

Steve Mescha October 22, 2005

Hi Katrina. I love this photo, and glad the judges did too! You've got a great gallery and I enjoyed your bio. I'm a big fan of Sons of the Pioneers too! I saw them in Branson last year :-) (not all origional members, but they still have that sound!) #1985581

Katrina McMeans October 22, 2005

Glad to meet another fan of the Pioneers! I've never heard the new group, but I don't think they could be half as great without Bob Nolan...he was the BEST! Lloyd Perryman too!
Thanks for the comment!
~K #1985626

Julie Bales October 31, 2005

This photograph is just fantastic. I, myself am new to all of this, but after looking at your gallery, I might just have to try some editing. It intimidates me. This is just awesome, congrats on your win, and I am sure many more are headed your way! #2017712

Alana Ibe October 31, 2005

Congrats on this, Katrina! Very nice work! I love the effects. #2018125

Katrina McMeans October 31, 2005

Thank you SO much for your comments, Julie and Alana! ; D
~K #2019565

Sandra Freyler November 03, 2005

Congratulations, Katrina for a job well done! I love how the colors are so vibrant! beautiful! #2033031

Katrina McMeans November 04, 2005

Thank you so much, Sandra! I appreciate it very much! ; D
~K #2033724

DiAnna F. Paulk November 05, 2005

Wow, I love this! The colors and composition are just wonderful! congratulations on your win with it -- well-deserved!

Thanks for stopping to comment on "Wave Dancer." #2037870

Katrina McMeans November 05, 2005

Thank you so much, DiAnna! ; D
~K #2037909

Darryl Wilkinson November 05, 2005

GEEZ Katrina, how did I miss this winner? I guess cause I don't look in that direction. lol Great shot!! #2037918

Katrina McMeans November 05, 2005

; D
Guess so! LOL! Thanks a lot, Darryl!
~K #2037927

Kristi A. Howson November 05, 2005

Great capture and excellent effects here Katrina...Congratulations on this winnner! #2038765

Katrina McMeans November 05, 2005

Thanks so much, Kristi!!! : )
~K #2038987

Denise A. Johnson November 05, 2005

yay katrina!!!! love that this got a second place!!! congrats! #2039408

Katrina McMeans November 05, 2005

Thank you very much, Denise! ; D
~K #2039415

James Whitbread November 05, 2005

Very cool!!! katrina Very cool!!!!!!!!!!!!! #2039622

Katrina McMeans November 06, 2005

; ) Thank you, James!!! ; D
~K #2040281

Katrina McMeans November 06, 2005

Thank you very much, Jill! ; )
~K #2040387

Keri M. Dietrich November 06, 2005

Katrina, this is going to be a timeless classic. I know I responded before to it, just had to take a look again ;-) #2040629

Karen Diaz November 06, 2005

I knew this one was a winner,I love this shot!!! Congrats!!! #2040630

Katrina McMeans November 06, 2005

Thank you to you both, Keri and Karen, for you kind remarks! ; )
~K #2040705

Jill Odice level-classic November 06, 2005

Glad you didn't blur the back view :-) That defiinately is a necessary detail :-) Great bold colorful shot :-) #2042380

Luigi Di Serio level-classic November 07, 2005

Congrats on this unique and intersting photo. Minus the man's rear it is a GREAT shot #2045305

Katrina McMeans November 07, 2005

Thanks a lot for your comments, Jill and Luigi! ; )
~K #2045330

Susie Peek-Swint November 11, 2005

Great action capture and well-deserved winner Katrina ~ congrats!! #2061608

Katrina McMeans November 11, 2005

Thanks so much, Susan!
~K #2062277

Nicole Kessel November 14, 2005

Iv'e been meaning to comment on this cowboy's nice lookin' bottom! Great shot, Katrina! A well deserved win! #2076723

Katrina McMeans November 15, 2005

Thank you, Nicole!!! ; )
~K #2081087

Mick Burkey level-classic November 20, 2005

This certainly is a winner, Katrina. All your work is very impressive and I appreciate the work you are doing.
Thank you for sharing. #2098652

Katrina McMeans November 20, 2005

Thank you so much for your kind words, Mick! I appreciate it! ; )
~K #2098699

November 21, 2005

thanks for sharing and your recent comments on Canada Geese photo! #2104572

Katrina McMeans November 22, 2005

Thank you very much, Stuart! ; )
~K #2105196

Jamil Saliba November 22, 2005

Congratulations on your WINNER Katrina realy it is great capture and colors #2106848

Katrina McMeans November 22, 2005

Thank you so much, Jamil! : )
~K #2107163

Roxanne M. Bubar November 27, 2005

Congrats to you. What a fantastic image. #2127417

Katrina McMeans November 27, 2005

Thanks very much, Roxanne!
~K #2128016

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 01, 2005

Congratulations, this is original and colorful Well done! #2143002

Katrina McMeans December 01, 2005

Thanks so much, Donna! ; )
~K #2143140

Michael F. Azucena December 17, 2005

i like the color composition. no wonder its a winner! #2194802

Katrina McMeans December 17, 2005

Thanks so much, Michael! ; D
~K #2194898

Casey H. January 01, 2006

My goodness, Katrina! Obviously this is a popular photo. Congratulations on your win! #2242398

Katrina McMeans January 02, 2006

Thank you, Casey! ; )
~K #2244230

June 01, 2007

what a great shot!!!! I love it!! #4355543

Emily E. Bem June 03, 2007

Ok...this is VERY cool! GREAT eye! #4361085

Wm Nosal September 28, 2011

Beautiful Image, Katrina!
Congratulations #9703453

Katrina McMeans September 28, 2011

Thanks! :D #9703983

Stanley C. Sims October 01, 2011

Wonderful PP work Katrina. This is my favorite. Congratulations on the gold. #9709951

Katrina McMeans October 01, 2011

Thanks so much, Stanley :) #9709988

Emily Cook October 05, 2011

Wow, great composition and color treatment of this image Katrina! #9718087

Katrina McMeans October 05, 2011

Thanks so very much, Emily! #9719225

Phyllis H. Burchett October 09, 2011

LOVE this, very belated congrats! I'm a sucker for anything with a Cowboy in it. #9725858

Katrina McMeans October 09, 2011

Haha, thank you, Phyllis! Me too ;) #9725982

Songbird Cline level-classic October 30, 2011

this is a money maker! #9772443

Katrina McMeans October 30, 2011

Thanks, Songbird! :D One of my favorite photos ;) #9773169

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