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Verdant Works

By lenocm
Verdant Works was one of the many Jute Mills in Dundee and, in conjunction with the RSS Discovery, has been taken over by the Dundee Heritage Trust and opened as a Jute Museum. The machinery in the museum does function and I was given a demonstration by a delightful lady whose career started as a jute mill worker at the age of 15! In those days there were no "Health & Stupidity" laws and only one rule applied - girls with long hair had to tie it up to prevent it getting caught in the machinery. Each of the machines on its own was very noisy and the thought of dozens or hundreds of them running simultaneously is unimaginable. Many of the women did go deaf.

Tags: Photo journalism Dundee Museum Jute Heritage Trust

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Comments


JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2013 10:26AM
An interesting treatment of an interesting scene. How did you do it.
Ken

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lenocm 3 3 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2013 11:00AM
Ken, The HDR effect in version 1 was created by processing in "Photomatrix Essentials" from http://www.hdrsoft.com/download.html
collywobles 12 3.8k 10 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2013 11:48AM
Nice series
Briwooly 10 452 5 England
14 Nov 2013 12:09PM
A very interesting series love the processing in V1

Brian.....................................
14 Nov 2013 1:14PM
A work to remember & many thanks for sharing.
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2013 4:49PM
A very interesting and so very well captured and documented set of images. Image one being the star of the show. "Great processing"

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Gerryrys 4 1 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2013 5:36PM
Nice series especially v1.

Gerry

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