Olympus UK E-System User Group
Olympus UK E-System User Group

Join our unique resource for Olympus Four Thirds E-System DSLR and Pen Micro Four Thirds photographers. Show your images via our free e-group photo gallery. Please read the e-group.uk.net forum terms and conditions before posting for the first time. Above all, welcome!


Go Back   Olympus UK E-System User Group > Out of Focus area > The lounge

The lounge Relax, take a break from photo and camera talk - have a chat about something else for a change. Just keep it clean and polite!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10th April 2017
Ricoh Ricoh is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 3,253
Thanks: 372
Thanked 285 Times in 257 Posts
Likes: 373
Liked 881 Times in 522 Posts
Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Leica M240 1.4/50 f2

Lavatorium by -Steve Ricoh-
__________________
Steve

on flickr
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
Internaut (17th April 2017), Otto (17th April 2017), percy (17th April 2017), PeterBirder (11th April 2017), The Technician (11th April 2017), tomphotofx (19th April 2017)
  #2  
Old 11th April 2017
Ross the fiddler's Avatar
Ross the fiddler Ross the fiddler is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Blue Mtns, NSW Australia
Posts: 10,279
Thanks: 1,647
Thanked 1,021 Times in 804 Posts
Likes: 3,395
Liked 1,064 Times in 664 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

I guess it is more genteel than "Thunderbox!"

__________________
Ross
I fiddle with violins (when I'm not fiddling with a camera).
Cameras: OM-D E-M1/HLD-7, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5/HLD-6.
Lenses: M.ZD40-150mm f2.8 PRO Lens with MC-14, M.ZD12-50, M.ZD60 Macro, M.ZD75-300 Mk II, MMF-3, ZD14-54 II, ZD12-60 SWD, ZD50-200 SWD, EC14, EC20, EX25, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM.
Flashes: FL36R X2, FL50R, FL50.
Software: Capture One Pro 10 (& Olympus Viewer 3).
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
Jim Ford (17th April 2017)
  #3  
Old 11th April 2017
Ricoh Ricoh is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 3,253
Thanks: 372
Thanked 285 Times in 257 Posts
Likes: 373
Liked 881 Times in 522 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ross the fiddler View Post
I guess it is more genteel than "Thunderbox!"

Haha, yeah, but whatever going on it seems the door has been blown wide open!
__________________
Steve

on flickr
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
Jim Ford (17th April 2017), Ross the fiddler (11th April 2017)
  #4  
Old 11th April 2017
Ross the fiddler's Avatar
Ross the fiddler Ross the fiddler is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Blue Mtns, NSW Australia
Posts: 10,279
Thanks: 1,647
Thanked 1,021 Times in 804 Posts
Likes: 3,395
Liked 1,064 Times in 664 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
Haha, yeah, but whatever going on it seems the door has been blown wide open!
Methane gas can be quite explosive!
__________________
Ross
I fiddle with violins (when I'm not fiddling with a camera).
Cameras: OM-D E-M1/HLD-7, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5/HLD-6.
Lenses: M.ZD40-150mm f2.8 PRO Lens with MC-14, M.ZD12-50, M.ZD60 Macro, M.ZD75-300 Mk II, MMF-3, ZD14-54 II, ZD12-60 SWD, ZD50-200 SWD, EC14, EC20, EX25, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM.
Flashes: FL36R X2, FL50R, FL50.
Software: Capture One Pro 10 (& Olympus Viewer 3).
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11th April 2017
Naughty Nigel's Avatar
Naughty Nigel Naughty Nigel is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Land of the Prince Bishops
Posts: 4,602
Thanks: 231
Thanked 278 Times in 239 Posts
Likes: 1,223
Liked 924 Times in 631 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
Haha, yeah, but whatever going on it seems the door has been blown wide open!
Maybe the F-Plan diet is responsible.

Nice to see depth of field used creatively for a change. With so many mobile phone and compact camera images around nowadays one almost forgets what selective focusing looks like.
__________________
---------------

Naughty Nigel


Difficult is worth doing
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Naughty Nigel For This Useful Post:
Ricoh (11th April 2017)
  #6  
Old 11th April 2017
OM USer's Avatar
OM USer OM USer is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: London
Posts: 6,951
Thanks: 1,324
Thanked 1,017 Times in 976 Posts
Likes: 3,601
Liked 594 Times in 443 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Good composition. Where can I find this should I feel the need?
__________________
Cameras: E-M5, E-PM2, OM40, OM4Ti
Lenses (M.Zuiko Digital): 7-14mm/F2.8, 12-40mm/F2.8, 40-150mm/F2.8+TC1.4x, 12-50mm/F3.5-6.3, 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 EZ, 75-300mm/F4.8-6.7 Mk1, 12mm/F2, 17mm/F1.8
Lenses (OM Zuiko): 50mm/F1.2, 24mm/F2, 35mm/F2.8 shift
Lenses (OM Fit): Vivitar Series II 28-105mm/F2.8-3.8, Sigma 21-35mm/F3.4-4.2, Sigma 35-70mm/F2.8-4, Sigma 75-200mm/F2.8-3.5, Vivitar Series II 100-500mm/F5.6-8.0, Centon 500mm/F8 Mirror
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to OM USer For This Useful Post:
Ricoh (11th April 2017)
  #7  
Old 11th April 2017
PeterBirder's Avatar
PeterBirder PeterBirder is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: BRAINTREE ESSEX
Posts: 5,529
Thanks: 1,703
Thanked 971 Times in 814 Posts
Likes: 1,698
Liked 685 Times in 404 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Nicely composed use of differential focus.

Of course the term (from the Latin) was/is used for the communal washing area in medieval eclesiastical buildings. Later generations, having developed the habit of using euphemisms for anything slightly unpleasant have used it instead of latrine, water closet, dunny etc.etc. Now if you say you are "going to the bathroom" the last thing anyone thinks is that you are going for a bath.
__________________
Peter

she looked at me and said "It's official. I hate your camera. It's just so amazing and perfect I want one!"

E-M10 MK II, E-M5, E-PL1, E-PM2, mZ 12-50, mZ 14-42mm EZ, mZ 17mm f 1.8, mZ 25mm f1.8, mZ 45mm f1.8, mZ 75-300mm II.
OM1n, OM 50mm f1.8.
Oly Viewer3, Dxo Pro 11. FastStone.
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to PeterBirder For This Useful Post:
OM USer (17th April 2017), Ricoh (11th April 2017)
The Following Users Liked This Post:
iso (19th April 2017), Naughty Nigel (11th April 2017), Ricoh (11th April 2017)
  #8  
Old 11th April 2017
Ricoh Ricoh is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 3,253
Thanks: 372
Thanked 285 Times in 257 Posts
Likes: 373
Liked 881 Times in 522 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Quote:
Originally Posted by OM USer View Post
Good composition. Where can I find this should I feel the need?
Fountains Abbey, off the A61 near Harrogate. It's run by the NT and well worth a visit.
__________________
Steve

on flickr
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Ricoh For This Useful Post:
OM USer (17th April 2017), PeterBirder (11th April 2017)
  #9  
Old 11th April 2017
Naughty Nigel's Avatar
Naughty Nigel Naughty Nigel is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Land of the Prince Bishops
Posts: 4,602
Thanks: 231
Thanked 278 Times in 239 Posts
Likes: 1,223
Liked 924 Times in 631 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Quote:
Originally Posted by PeterBirder View Post
Nicely composed use of differential focus.
Indeed. With reference to another thread, would this photograph have been as effective or pleasing if the wrong point of focus was chosen, or it had been taken on a mobile phone or compact camera with almost infinite depth of field?
__________________
---------------

Naughty Nigel


Difficult is worth doing
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 11th April 2017
Naughty Nigel's Avatar
Naughty Nigel Naughty Nigel is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Land of the Prince Bishops
Posts: 4,602
Thanks: 231
Thanked 278 Times in 239 Posts
Likes: 1,223
Liked 924 Times in 631 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
Fountains Abbey, off the A61 near Harrogate. It's run by the NT and well worth a visit.
I would second that. Nearby Ripon is also an interesting place.

We have just paid our annual NT subs so we shall make a point of getting out and using our new NT cards.
__________________
---------------

Naughty Nigel


Difficult is worth doing
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 17th April 2017
pandora's Avatar
pandora pandora is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 11,463
Thanks: 588
Thanked 1,174 Times in 1,139 Posts
Likes: 914
Liked 1,862 Times in 977 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

It has a decidedly Roman name and appearance, doubtless makes use of the old Roman sewer beneath the city.
__________________
* mark * Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia *
*www.markgreenhill.com.au
.

Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. ~ Calvin-
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 17th April 2017
Jim Ford Jim Ford is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Watford, Herts..
Posts: 4,310
Thanks: 167
Thanked 356 Times in 304 Posts
Likes: 964
Liked 500 Times in 341 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
Fountains Abbey, off the A61 near Harrogate. It's run by the NT and well worth a visit.
It is a stunning place, set in the beautiful landscaped gardens of Studley Royal! I visited it many years ago and always intended to go back. It has an interesting history as well.have

Jim
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 17th April 2017
OM USer's Avatar
OM USer OM USer is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: London
Posts: 6,951
Thanks: 1,324
Thanked 1,017 Times in 976 Posts
Likes: 3,601
Liked 594 Times in 443 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
Fountains Abbey, off the A61 near Harrogate. It's run by the NT and well worth a visit.
So long since I've been there that I had forgotten what it was like.
__________________
Cameras: E-M5, E-PM2, OM40, OM4Ti
Lenses (M.Zuiko Digital): 7-14mm/F2.8, 12-40mm/F2.8, 40-150mm/F2.8+TC1.4x, 12-50mm/F3.5-6.3, 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 EZ, 75-300mm/F4.8-6.7 Mk1, 12mm/F2, 17mm/F1.8
Lenses (OM Zuiko): 50mm/F1.2, 24mm/F2, 35mm/F2.8 shift
Lenses (OM Fit): Vivitar Series II 28-105mm/F2.8-3.8, Sigma 21-35mm/F3.4-4.2, Sigma 35-70mm/F2.8-4, Sigma 75-200mm/F2.8-3.5, Vivitar Series II 100-500mm/F5.6-8.0, Centon 500mm/F8 Mirror
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 17th April 2017
Otto's Avatar
Otto Otto is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: North Yorkshire
Posts: 905
Thanks: 51
Thanked 106 Times in 100 Posts
Likes: 252
Liked 164 Times in 116 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
Fountains Abbey, off the A61 near Harrogate. It's run by the NT and well worth a visit.
Run jointly by the NT and English Heritage so either membership card will get you in for free . Well worth a full day's visit especially if you wander around the gardens of Studley Royal as well.

As well as the differential focus I like the warm colours of this shot Steve, were you there around sunset or is it a sepia treatment?
__________________
Regards
Richard
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 17th April 2017
Jim Ford Jim Ford is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Watford, Herts..
Posts: 4,310
Thanks: 167
Thanked 356 Times in 304 Posts
Likes: 964
Liked 500 Times in 341 Posts
Re: Lavatorium (or Rest Room if you wish)

IIRC the best way to view it is by approaching it from Studley Royal - the 'Surprise View'.

Jim
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bumble having a rest brian1208 Foto Fair 3 29th March 2014 09:46 PM
A Stately Rest Shane Hoggatt Foto Fair 10 31st July 2012 09:54 AM
Wow - I'm among 'The best of the Rest' Nick Temple-Fry The lounge 9 27th July 2009 08:38 AM
Waders rest PeterD Foto Fair 4 14th February 2009 01:49 PM
Rest In Peace bully74uk Foto Fair 10 9th August 2008 09:28 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 02:24 AM.


The Write Technology Ltd, 2007-2015, All rights reservedAd Management plugin by RedTyger