Cool Jacket

The attire and accessories that this guy is wearing is a statement about function over form. His wardrobe is designed to keep him cool. By this, I mean not scorched or singed by the heat that is ever-present in his work.

The company-issued protective blazer, along with the facemask, is necessary when he’s involved in a heat-treatment process.

A few years ago, I spent some time documenting the manufacturing of specialty dies for the printing industry. If this sounds dull, let me assure you that it’s not.

To see precision materials emerge from lumps of metal is plenty interesting. To watch the skilled technicians do their thing is the best part.

About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.