The Vice

By SlowSong
A shot from the shed.

Tags: Mono General Tools Interior Black and white

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Wilco54 6 192 1 Luxembourg
13 Mar 2013 9:22AM
Hi Chris, thats a great shot. I love the composition and the various textures, contrasts and differences of materials that are really brought out by the lighting.

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NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
13 Mar 2013 9:23AM
Looks great in mono...........a vice like grip...........GrinGrinGrinGrin
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
13 Mar 2013 9:38AM
Stunning image and it work so well in B&W,
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2013 10:03AM
Fine b&w and a good composition; just the composition I would have chosen for a similar exercise in my shed which has a vice in the identical position.
Unfortunately I can not see the bench in my shed due to the multiple irregular layers of paint pots, hand tools, old newspaper, motor parts, garden detritus etc etc etc. that have built up over 20 years or so. Just occasionally when I try to turn round to gain access to a box of nails and a hammer I collide with the vice and concuss my rib cage (it's a metal-working not a woodworking vice so projects into the space); then when trying to turn back and head for the door I scrape my other side.
So you have reminded me of what a work bench ought to look like SmileBlush
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
13 Mar 2013 10:14AM
All Bill has said Re my shed so well done who ever uses this one, its a nice mono too. - gary
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2013 10:19AM
Takes me back to woodwork in my grandfather's shed.
This is about the textures, the grittiness, but also about how the parts work. That's important.
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
13 Mar 2013 11:51AM
Got lots of them.....vices Wink Chris, excellent mono .
saltireblue Plus
8 8.0k 33 Norway
13 Mar 2013 12:03PM
Does your missus know about your little vices, hidden away in the shed, Chris?WinkGrin

AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
13 Mar 2013 12:10PM
I've thought of taking some photos of John's tools, but our shed does not look as neat as this. I really like this in mono, it brings out textures and is about the shapes. Nicely shot using the diagonals of the bench in the compo Chris.

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2013 12:16PM
A great image wonderfully gritty and raw.

Regards Nathan Grin
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
13 Mar 2013 1:12PM
You said you didn't have any vices!! Tongue

Complete with junior hacksaw and a B&D workmate!

franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2013 1:43PM
Lovely tones in this Chris.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
13 Mar 2013 2:37PM
An excellent, gritty mono Chris, reminds me of my schooldays! Wink
Trev Smile
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
13 Mar 2013 4:09PM

Quote:Does your missus know about your little vices, hidden away in the shed, Chris?WinkGrin

Not exactly Malc. Wink
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2013 4:18PM
Malc seems a bit confused over gender.... SmileSmile This is a ready made still life - super in mono with lots of grittiness.
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
13 Mar 2013 5:26PM
Lovely gritty mono Smile
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
13 Mar 2013 5:57PM
Love the tones and textures. Nice work.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
13 Mar 2013 8:19PM
They are everywhere - '50 sheds of grey' Blush - a very familiar scene.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
14 Mar 2013 10:10AM
Hey, Chris, we all have our vices. Yours looks great in BW, it has to be said Smile

nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
14 Mar 2013 1:54PM
Lovely tone, a fabulous mono!

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