Our state was once dubbed “Cow Hampshire,” so perhaps the number of real cowboys and cowgirls who work here shouldn’t be a surprise, but a trip to the Cheshire Fair last year was an eye-opener for our correspondent. Here’s just some of what he saw.
Photographer Jared Charney’s work has appeared in numerous national and regional publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Yankee Magazine, Northshore Magazine, AAA Travel Magazine and many more.
In his own words, “My parents (and Bob Dylan for that matter) started it all. My father was a forensic anthropologist who studied human remains. My mother is a linguist who studies what humans talk about and how. Somewhere down the biological equilibrium, and through countless hours of Dylan tunes, the camera became a bridge that allowed me to study people on my own terms. From the Somerville Boxing Club, to the backside of Suffolk Downs, to the boat of a lobsterman, photography unlocks doors and pulls down walls.” Learn more at his website.