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Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2020 11:47AM
My father was a panel beater and sprayer, He taught me a lot, but I could not match him when it came to spraying. A great image that brings back a lot of great memories for meSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Cliff
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.5k 2343 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2020 12:07PM
If only the human body could be smoothed like this.
woolybill1 Plus
14 35 76 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2020 12:24PM
'Metal-bashing' is very difficult. I tried it - once - for a minute or two. My compliments to the master.
An excellent environmental portrait. It is not the easiest to view because of the man's head position; it must make his job even harder working sideways!

Regards
Bill
22 Nov 2020 12:43PM
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 17 England
22 Nov 2020 12:57PM
I studied this for a good few seconds trying to work out what he was doing! Eventually gave in and read your notes 😃 A fine shot of this chap at his work, Ollie 👍
Trev 😀
Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
22 Nov 2020 2:42PM
Good work!

Arne
Minty805 Plus
4 40 9 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2020 2:58PM
It is extraordinary what can be done, restoring complex curves to their original. A very interesting environmental portrait, as Bill says.
Allan
capto Plus
8 6.5k 23 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2020 3:07PM
He will never be out of work.Smile
ivor
22 Nov 2020 3:13PM
Great subject matter, Ollie.

JohnSmile
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
22 Nov 2020 3:30PM
Very impressive work---and clearly---he is a master!
22 Nov 2020 4:46PM
Impressive photo and man at work, Oliver.SmileSmile
dudler Plus
17 1.4k 1774 England
22 Nov 2020 4:46PM
I suspect that it's a skill that's used much less in these days when panels bolt on, instead of being welded: it's cheaper to put on a new wing than to get the original back into shape.

Many years ago (1975-77) I worked for a firm that sold garage equipment: everything from car lifts to panel-beating tools and ICI automotive paints. As I recall there was a thing called a slide-hammer for pulling panels back to shape, with the aid of a single hole drilled in the middle of the ding. In between then and now, they've become more popular for 'opening' locks without the benefit of keys, and I understand that carrying one in your coat is seen as being 'going equipped' as they used to say in Britain...
22 Nov 2020 7:02PM
Great angle, excellent capture of man at work.

LorySmile
22 Nov 2020 7:21PM
As a practical chap, skills like this have my utmost respect.
An excellent and most interesting image, Oliver.

Richard Smile
saltireblue Plus
10 11.4k 69 Norway
22 Nov 2020 7:29PM
Eye and hand coordination at work.
Fefe Plus
9 54 34 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2020 4:22PM
Well taken shot Oliver!
waltknox 5 4 Canada
24 Nov 2020 5:38AM
An art form indeed ... to make it look like nothing ever happened .....having a trade like that means one will always be able to put food on the table ,
Thx for sharing your world Oliver with this birds eye look
Cheers
Walt
KingArthur 14 8 Malta
24 Nov 2020 8:10AM
Skilfully captured, lovely shot

Joe Smile
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2020 1:17PM
He looks very dedicated on getting the job done... A beautiful moment caught...
Isabel GrinGrin
24 Nov 2020 2:21PM

Quote:Very impressive work---and clearly---he is a master!
I agree with Jenn! SmileSmileSmile

Jukka

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