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Mettle on metal: a blacksmith's apprentice by patjila


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A blacksmith’s apprentice forging. He heats, pounds, and shapes iron into objects such as gates, grilles, railings, light fixtures, furniture, sculpture, tools, agricultural implements, decorative and religious items, cooking utensils, and weapons.
Equipment: Eyes, hands, mind, soul, Canon Eos 30D

Life is all about creativity
The desire is to go beyond the Normal way of Living.
It’s all about the Xtra things that life can offer you.
Life is full of little wonders like new languages, colours, energies and feelings.
Search for them and keep these little treasures in your Heart.
Would like to share it with you…exchange and be inspired.
You’re invited and welcome to visit my portfolio.

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  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...over 2 years ago

    Fabulous capture and image, Annet – love this and a definite favourite for me !!

  • So nice of you Mattie thank you so much thank you for your great support and kindness xx

    – patjila

  • Raymond Kerr
    Raymond Kerrover 2 years ago

    Fantastic capture !!

  • Hi Ray thank you so much!

    – patjila

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisover 2 years ago


  • Anna thank you yes I love the dedication of the crafts men and women to show us how it was made with patience, strength and skills…

    – patjila

  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...over 2 years ago

    You have got this right down to the good Blacksmith… this image..mighty work….all goodness

  • Thank you so much Norma yes the blacksmith and other skilled craftsmen deserve to be valued because we still need them also in our modern economy.

    – patjila

    JUSTARTover 2 years ago

    nice shot

  • Hi sylvia thank you so much!

    – patjila

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 2 years ago

    Heavy Metal Petal!
    Bangin capture!
    Yah should’ve asked him to get his shirt off!
    :o) xx

  • As always cheeky monkey you are :)) I’m too shy to ask that lol…:)) But from now on when I see a Blacksmith I will remember this remark of you and giggle grrr xx

    – patjila

  • joak
    joakover 2 years ago

    got tae love the auld trades great wee shot pal well done..bit worried aboot robin wantin tae see mens bodies though!

  • he he my idea Joak (about Robin then _) THANK YOU LOTS FOR VISIT AND COMMENT IT’S SO
    (aw so sorry im yelling) appreciated!

    – patjila

  • Berns
    Bernsover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work, sorry about missing so much of your work when I was away!

  • Np Berns I do hope you had a fabulous time work on RB will stay :) Welcome back and thank you lots hun x

    – patjila

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 2 years ago


  • Hi Dawn thank you so very much!

    – patjila

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    Hard at work ;-)

    Click the banner to take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Thank you for acceptance yes it’s hard work and glad I could express it in the photograph :)

    – patjila

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