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In the vehicle

By bliba  

I work in a company called Vehikel where young people work who for various reasons do not get a job (no school-leaving certificate, migrant background, problems with the law, Covid 19 ......).
Here they are prepared for the labour market, they learn to be punctual at work, learn social interaction, are taught mathematics, German .......... , learn to repair cars.
There are not always exciting repairs ....so stickers/adhesive residues are removed from emergency vehicles, as is the case today.
Not motivating work for the young people as you can see.




Tags: Monochrome Bnw photography Portraits and people Pov Vehikle

Voters: waltknox, Philip_H, Legend147 and 59 more

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31 May 2021 5:00PM
Indeed somewhat tedious looking ....but hey someone has to do it .
Your company has a compassionate outlook ..helping these young folks gain important experience . Good on them. A good time to escape to the lake this week ...we are having record heat in the 33-34 range.
Cheers Walt
mac Plus
20 13 Scotland
31 May 2021 5:14PM
It looks very boring and tedious work, but if a chance of job is at the conclusion, well worth the effort. It is commendable that your government is at least trying to make employable, Ollie.
Ian
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.0k 2467 United Kingdom
31 May 2021 5:14PM
Life has some tough lessons, I guess this is one of them. Love the pose / angle, though it took me a moment to work it out.
cooky Plus
17 6 6 United Kingdom
31 May 2021 5:17PM
Well done your company Ollie. Sometimes all anyone needs is a chance and that sets them off on a path.

Excellent shot but glad you gave the explanation.

Kath
woolybill1 Plus
15 38 78 United Kingdom
31 May 2021 5:40PM
That is a classic pose for bored male teenagers - if they can get away with it! Despite looking contorted it is surprisingly comfortable, as I know from my own experience WinkWinkWinkWinkWink
He does look as though he is concentrating as well as keeping comfortable. I suspect he did not know you were taking the photo.
I love the original pov, the angle, the excellent b&w and the trailing bootlace Smile
Brilliant!

Bill
capto Plus
9 6.8k 25 United Kingdom
31 May 2021 6:24PM
Life can be hard and boring, sadly it can take a lifetime to get used to it.Smile
ivor
hobbo Plus
10 1.8k 4 England
31 May 2021 6:27PM
This produced from me….a wry smile…… sixty five years ago last week, Began my six weeks extremely tough National Service Basic Training…. It was filled with hundreds of mundane tasks…. That HAD to be done to the highest standards…. An NCO or an Officer ensured that it was….or else….in a very big, and instant way… No arguing…No sulking… No backing out….. we were all in for two years, like it or not…..


Hobbo
31 May 2021 6:30PM
Wonderful!!!!!
31 May 2021 7:01PM
Great picture Oliver.Smile
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
31 May 2021 7:05PM
You've captured the essence of the young man to perfection...
Isabel GrinGrin
31 May 2021 7:11PM
at least this keeps him busy and away from the street life and delinquency
great PoV and story behind this scene
dark_lord Plus
17 2.9k 787 England
31 May 2021 8:54PM
A messy job but nothing like sewage pipe maintenance (which I watched a program on last week). At leas there's plenty of work available in this area as lots of commercial vehicles need de-stickering at the end of their lease areeements.
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 20 Canada
31 May 2021 11:56PM
An interesting write up and a rather comical image that is very good.
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2021 8:43AM
Brilliant, Tony.
1 Jun 2021 11:52AM
Great image - I feel his pain
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
1 Jun 2021 11:54AM
Not a very elegant pose! He doesn't look too happy - in fact, looks to be asleep! A fine candid, however, Ollie 😃👍
Trev 😀
Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
1 Jun 2021 12:55PM
Great pov , Oliver.

Jukka
2 Jun 2021 10:08AM
Excellent, Ollie. Smile

JohnSmile

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