Monday, August 22, 2011

From Above

Parasol, basket, cherry picker, LivornoA guy under a parasol in the basket of a cherry picker?Cherry pickers, LivornoIn fact, he is carefully watching another cherry picker from where some people are working on the roof of this building.Remote control of a cherry picker, LivornoThe other basket is not visible from below, so he is maneuvering it from this vantage position.

See also: Cherry Pickers - On Top - Above the Skylight

19 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

Great pictures VP!

Randy said...

Very interesting. Why would the other need a watcher?

Farmchick said...

Nice protection from the sun.

Jack said...

Interesting that he uses a parasol to protect himself from the sun. It is wise, but I wonder if his buddies make fun of him.

Lois Evensen said...

Are these government jobs? (Sorry, that just hit me!)

Traveling Hawk said...

it's an interesting job but I think it's boring...

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Haha love to see a man with a 'parasol', very sensible indeed. He's in the right spot to see exactly what's going on, great follow through images VP

cieldequimper said...

That's a funny sight, the 'ombrelle' I mean. I would hate to be in his shoes, it's too hot!

Dina said...

This is the height of control. :)

Babzy said...

well spotted , i can understand he has to protect himself from the sun ! ;)

Birdman said...

What a way to get a tan!

Merisi Vienna said...

Clever chap! :-)
I admire all those people who have to work outdoors in any weather, day in, day out.

Gunn said...

Looks like a nice job in the summer!
Never seen a photo like this before.
Blue sky!
Please send some further north.

Lois said...

I like that he is not worried about what others think and just taking care of himself in the heat. Nice pictures!

Kaori said...

So hilarious how he has a dainty parasole! What a guy. And what a great shot, VP!

EG Wow said...

Smart guy to use an umbrella!

Halcyon said...

Only in Livorno!
I think he's got the best job of all... watching other people work. :)

Small City Scenes said...

Well that sunshine is bright and hot so see how smart I am. LOL MB

JM said...

He looks like a movie director... with an umbrella! :-)