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Not exactly what I was expecting. Good choice making this in monochrome, by the way. There usually isn't much color in a welding to start with, and what strong color there is tends to be in the wrong place compositionally. Although the subject is in his welding rig and at his work station, it looks like he hasn't really started work for the day, nor has enough tools or material at hand to do so immediately. As it is, this environmental portrait leans a bit too close to a formal portrait and, aside from the authentically grungy welding table, has insufficient "environment" - the station looks too clean. Of course, if he were actually arc welding, he would have had to have his face covered and would be anonymous, but I think you could possibly contrive to have him look as if he had just finished a weld and is taking a short break. That would perhaps require a welding rod or torch hanging around somewhere in the picture or, failing that, a small piece of work on the table and even some small pieces of slag on the floor. Welding, especially arc welding is dirty work in that respect.
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Not exactly what I was expecting. Good choice making this in monochrome, by the way. There usually isn't much color in a welding to start with, and what strong color there is tends to be in the wrong place compositionally. Although the subject is in his welding rig and at his work station, it looks like he hasn't really started work for the day, nor has enough tools or material at hand to do so immediately. As it is, this environmental portrait leans a bit too close to a formal portrait and, aside from the authentically grungy welding table, has insufficient "environment" - the station looks too clean. Of course, if he were actually arc welding, he would have had to have his face covered and would be anonymous, but I think you could possibly contrive to have him look as if he had just finished a weld and is taking a short break. That would perhaps require a welding rod or torch hanging around somewhere in the picture or, failing that, a small piece of work on the table and even some small pieces of slag on the floor. Welding, especially arc welding is dirty work in that respect.
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