Working Class

Alex Melia

Before shooting at a factory I read textbooks trying to learn manufacturing technology, but still I cannot imagine the reality of what I will see ahead of time. At the steel plant huge chimneys draw in the fire and drive all of the manufacturing. There is a lot of smoke, steam and air here. The air turns into a fire and creates steel. By the open hearth furnace the gist of air rips the hard hat from photographer’s head. It’s a land of men, here they commit their heroic deeds, but they are small and almost nobody sees them …


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The North of Turkey

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