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The Devon County Show on Friday with half a dozen farriers competing in the shoeing area. It was a hot day and these guys were working hard by their furnaces.

Thanks for your attention, your comments are always appreciated.

David

Do view LARGE to really get the heat!

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron 18-270 VC Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Sweat
Username:RockArea RockArea
Uploaded:23 May 2010 - 3:25 PM
Tags:Big hammer, Black & white, County show, Devon, Farrier, Forge, General, Portraits / people, Sweat
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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2010 - 3:43 PM

well taken picture which mono suits well - I get hot enough without working beside a furnace, never happy some of us tut tut!

tull
tull  11181 forum posts United Kingdom
23 May 2010 - 3:57 PM

Love the grain to this and really adds to the feel.

Mark.

Imagephotographics

Excellent image !

Chris

PauloNascimentoPhotography

superb portrait work, very nice image, well done!
Paulo

paul_indigo
23 May 2010 - 4:30 PM

I like the strong graphic quality to this image. The contrast helps convey feelings of strength, effort and sweat - literally and metaphorically.

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8768 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1596 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2010 - 4:44 PM

A gritty men-at-work image, David, love the sweat dripping off his nose. Without the logo on the t-shirt, it would be quite timeless.

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6533 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2010 - 5:01 PM

A great strong mono image. - gary

fazzer
fazzer e2 Member 534 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2010 - 5:08 PM

Great pov,captures the scene very well and i should know as its what i do for a job,thanks for sharing
jeremy

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7431 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1018 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2010 - 6:01 PM

I'm very, very envious of this. Intense concentration and effort. Gritty b&w conveyes the strength involved. I think I'd like to see more of the face top left, because this is about cooperation between the two, but that's being picky.
Moira

MartinAgius
23 May 2010 - 6:14 PM

Nice Shot

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64429 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2010 - 3:22 PM

Lovely gritty feel to this mono. You can feel the heat and sweat pouring out of the image. Excellent.
Chris

wyatturp
wyatturp  8 England
24 May 2010 - 9:13 PM

Sweat and steel , well done , great to view

davidhu
davidhu  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2010 - 9:11 AM

Excellent character study David, well suited to the contrasty mono.
Dave

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2010 - 9:56 AM

Excellent capture, David, could only be done in mono couldn't it? Super bit of processing.
TrevB Smile

maggie9
maggie9  545 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2010 - 6:23 AM

fantastic b&w
great expression

maggie

Sezz
Sezz  9617 forum posts England15 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2010 - 11:38 PM

A strong gritty mono David, like the contrast you've given it.

Sarah*

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