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Ian
30th August 2009, 09:13 AM
:) Don't forget to upload your images if you were at the Stamford meet yesterday to the dedicated gallery here:

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showgallery.php/cat/820

Here's one from the deer park at Burghley, with the 150mm f/2 and nice and close thanks to an obliging deer :D

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/820/P8292537-2.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/17309)

More later - busy day with visitors, so won't be until the evening.

Looking forward to more from everyone else!

Ian

Ian
30th August 2009, 10:36 PM
I have added a few more and see that AndyM and Rod Souter have joined in at:

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showgallery.php/cat/820

Here's a mono:

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/820/P8292368-2.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/17343)

Ian

Rod Souter
31st August 2009, 04:09 PM
Graydon or anybody who knows, what is this and what is the significance of the labelled 'buttons' on the surrounding benches?

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/820/Pointy_thing.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/17327)

Rod

Jonesgj
31st August 2009, 05:25 PM
Graydon or anybody who knows, what is this and what is the significance of the labelled 'buttons' on the surrounding benches?


Rod

Rod,

I knew roughley what this is about - Eleanor of Castile wife of Edward I.

Here's a little bit from the Stamford site and link with more information on it.

The cross is a symbol of the legendary love story between Eleanor of Castile and her husband Edward I, and relates to the Eleanor Crosses which Edward built to commemorate the queen's final journey back from where she died near Lincoln to her burial in London.
Stamford was one of 12 places where the crosses were built at the end of the 13th century, and all that remains of the original Stamford cross is a small stone fragment which can now be viewed in the town's museum.
Architect Wolfgang Buttress has worked closely with the town's schools, and students from Queen Eleanor Technology College, Stamford High School and New College Stamford have been included in the design process.
And more than 100 haiku poems by pupils from Queen Eleanor Technology College will be etched into bronze and included in Gateway project's paving ...

http://www.stamfordmercury.co.uk/news?articleid=2905109

Jonesgj
31st August 2009, 05:52 PM
Thanks to everyone who turned up. Matthew and I really enjoyed it especially meeting you all. We hope you all enjoyed the venu and had a good day to. From the few PMs I have had it seems-so (phew)

Also - thanks to Ian and Brian for all the kit they brought. I think everyone was pleased with that :)

Here's a couple from me though I missed the teddy-bears playing the weakest link.

A Fish - Carp I believe.
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/820/Burghley-Carp-1.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/17361)

A Storm especially for Barrie - thanks for the photomatix profiles
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/820/Burghley-Lake-Storm.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/17362)

alert_bri
1st September 2009, 11:38 AM
Thanks for proposing and hosting this event Graydon, a lovely day out!

Here are a couple of my favourites, and I've posted a small gallery of shots here (http://www.pbase.com/bmosley/stamford).

E-30 + ZD 7-14mm f4
1/1600s f/5.6 at 7.0mm iso200
http://www.pbase.com/bmosley/image/116683652/original.jpg

E-620 + ZD 12-60mm SWD
1/500s f/5.0 at 60.0mm iso200
http://www.pbase.com/bmosley/image/116683658/original.jpg

E-P1 + 17mm f2.8 pancake
1/2000s f/5.0 at 17.0mm iso200
http://www.pbase.com/bmosley/image/116683654/original.jpg

E-P1 + 4/3rds adapter + Hexanon 57mm f1.2
1/800s f/2.0 iso200
http://www.pbase.com/bmosley/image/116683655/original.jpg

Kind Regards

Brian

EH1
1st September 2009, 12:06 PM
I really like the stained glass picture...very good!;)

jonesy
1st September 2009, 02:48 PM
I really like the stained glass picture...very good!;) Very nice indeed!
Thanks for posting it.

One day I WILL get to Stamford!