Many thanks for all your kind c+c on my last upload. I seem to have struck a cord with it so here's some more. This time showing the weathercock in situ. Because the wind was blowing up the steeplejacks were keen to complete the job a bit earlier than planned. As it happens, what they did achieve was job done on time.
The weathercock was wrapped up to protect it from damage as ideally the resin/varnish, onto which the guilding is applied, should have been left a little longer to set.
V2 Having climbed the 205 steps to the base of the spire, the steeplejacks are then faced with a 146ft external ladder to the top. A total of 277ft.
V3 Unwrapping the weathercock.
V4 Detail (a little over done but not cropped for here).
V5 The press and onlookers.
I hope you enjoy.
All the best,
|Camera:||Canon EOS 5D |
|Lens:||EF70-200mm f/4L USM |
|Recording media:||RAW (digital)|
|Date Taken:||2 Nov 2011 - 2:09 PM|
|Lens Max Aperture:||f/4.0|
|Flash:||Off, Did not fire|