Featuring Louise Serpa, Hall-of-Fame Rodeo Photographer
1925 - 2012
Louise Serpa was a pioneer in the truest sense of the word. An internationally acclaimed photographer and resident of Tucson, Ariz., Serpa’s rodeo images capture over over a half century of rodeo history and exude the sport's energy, excitement and emotion. Serpa has often been referred to as “the Ansel Adams of rodeo”.
Videos featuring the people and traditions of the Tucson Rodeo. Cowboy Hall of Fame photographer and Tucson treasure Louise Serpa now mentors her daughter Mia Larocque in the art of rodeo photography. See their story on YouTube.
Sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Stock furnished by Beutler & Son Rodeo Co. Photos courtesy of Louise Serpa, Dan Hubbell, Mia Larocque and Jennifer Vimmerstedt. The terms Tucson Rodeo® and La Fiesta de los Vaqueros® are protected by federal trademark and copyright law.