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Bleaching
2005-03-18 ¹ ² ³ oochappan ©®

Bleaching

Madurai

A quite simple proces done manually, bleaching the cotton spuned strings in a long tub of water mixed with chemicals. The only protection they had was those plastic robes tied around their middle. Lucky they could work in open air as I believe that the damps of these chemicals are not so healthy for the lungs although it wasn't so smelly here but very humid.

They must have feel their work suddenly more important, knowing I had to climb up the chemical barrels to get this view but they had to go one with their work ....

Canon EOS 1D Mark II ,Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
ISO-100
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds full exif


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Kelly Clark Moncure29-Oct-2005 14:57
nice shot, love the angle, what to do to get the shot....
Pedro Libório28-Oct-2005 20:35
quite fantastic register!!!
Dan Chusid28-Oct-2005 19:19
Not my favorite working conditions.
Think I'll stick behind the camera...