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Pouring explosives into holes for blasting
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This view shows shot firers Nick and Anthony pouring explosives into pre-drilled holes ready for blasting. Talking about his job, Anthony said 'I like the job, there's a skill to it that I like to do well. But the worst thing about it is the hours...you start in the dark and this time of year, you finish in the dark. It's hard when you get home and you're too tired to play with your young one.' From 'This Place', images featuring the working communities of rural Derbyshire: a photographic essay. To purchase limited edition signed handprints visit www.katebellis.com.