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 and OM-D 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 > Show your photos > Foto Fair

Foto Fair Post your photos for friendly, non-critical feedback. This is the place to show pictures if you aren't yet ready for full-blooded critique, or simply want to share an interesting picture with other e-group visitors.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12th March 2017
Mrs T's Avatar
Mrs T Mrs T is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: South Glos, UK
Posts: 3,311
Thanks: 281
Thanked 505 Times in 487 Posts
Likes: 344
Liked 588 Times in 261 Posts
Parts I and II: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Last Monday I popped to Severn Beach on the way to work to get a BBC Weather Watchers picture (and it was worth it as it got an Editor's Pick). It was a bit grey and gloomy but I decided to walk along the Severn Way for about 1km which takes you underneath the Second Severn Crossing. It was a nice way to start the day.

Monday 6th March:








As the title suggests - more followed!

https://www.flickr.com/gp/ajthrelfall/ZK9Y10

Amanda
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
George Dorn (17th March 2017), IainMacD (13th March 2017), JohnGG (12th March 2017), MJ224 (13th March 2017), raymondo (18th March 2017), skids (13th March 2017), steverh (12th March 2017), wornish (16th March 2017)
  #2  
Old 12th March 2017
Beagletorque's Avatar
Beagletorque Beagletorque is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: England
Posts: 5,131
Thanks: 950
Thanked 695 Times in 636 Posts
Likes: 1,241
Liked 2,795 Times in 1,061 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Love the comp in #3. Excellent set.
__________________
Missed a Cuba Post? Catch up here!
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Beagletorque For This Useful Post:
Mrs T (13th March 2017)
  #3  
Old 12th March 2017
Mrs T's Avatar
Mrs T Mrs T is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: South Glos, UK
Posts: 3,311
Thanks: 281
Thanked 505 Times in 487 Posts
Likes: 344
Liked 588 Times in 261 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Thank you. Underneath it doesn't feel wide enough for a motorway to be above. The rest of the series will show how the weather was different every morning! Plus a few of the original Severn Bridge and the smaller part that spans the Wye.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12th March 2017
Phill D's Avatar
Phill D Phill D is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Derbyshire
Posts: 6,736
Thanks: 777
Thanked 1,005 Times in 932 Posts
Likes: 348
Liked 969 Times in 569 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Yes excellent set of images Amanda.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Phill D For This Useful Post:
Mrs T (13th March 2017)
  #5  
Old 12th March 2017
alfbranch's Avatar
alfbranch alfbranch is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Whitehaven Cumbria
Posts: 5,527
Thanks: 1,298
Thanked 686 Times in 648 Posts
Likes: 790
Liked 1,653 Times in 638 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

For me the best shot is not posted as the foggy reflection on the 10th is my fave.

For the last shot shown was it possible to get to the edge of the water to make more of the reflection?

I like the under the bridge shot but it needs the rocks at the bottom of the frame cropped out for me. It would also work well in mono.
__________________
OMD E-M1 OMD E-M5II MMF3 12-40 pro 12-50 EZ 14-42 EZ 9-18 f4.0 -5.6 40 -150f4-f5.6 R 60mm f2.8 macro Sigma 105 f2.8 macro Holga 60mm plastic Holga pinhole lens lens and a XZ-1 Olympus - 35 SP Trip 35 Pen EEs OM2sp

I nice view does not mean a good photograph. My FLickr

Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to alfbranch For This Useful Post:
Mrs T (13th March 2017)
  #6  
Old 13th March 2017
pdk42's Avatar
pdk42 pdk42 is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Leamington Spa
Posts: 3,625
Thanks: 326
Thanked 787 Times in 598 Posts
Likes: 51
Liked 3,167 Times in 1,090 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Love the shot of the one taken under the bridge. Great sense of scale.
__________________
Paul
E-M1ii, Pen-F and too many lenses
flickr
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to pdk42 For This Useful Post:
Mrs T (13th March 2017)
  #7  
Old 13th March 2017
MJ224's Avatar
MJ224 MJ224 is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Carmarthenshire
Posts: 3,100
Thanks: 225
Thanked 136 Times in 127 Posts
Likes: 1,377
Liked 536 Times in 286 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

really cool shots............
__________________
My Sailing Page

My Flickr
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 13th March 2017
OM USer's Avatar
OM USer OM USer is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: London
Posts: 7,770
Thanks: 1,493
Thanked 1,114 Times in 1,065 Posts
Likes: 3,927
Liked 702 Times in 520 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Another vote for #3.
__________________
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:
Mrs T (13th March 2017)
  #9  
Old 13th March 2017
iso iso is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Kent
Posts: 1,428
Thanks: 184
Thanked 100 Times in 96 Posts
Likes: 584
Liked 177 Times in 152 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Definitely #3, but can't agree with Harold. If you took the rocks out I think you would loose perspective and a sense of reality. All nice shots though
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to iso For This Useful Post:
Mrs T (13th March 2017)
  #10  
Old 13th March 2017
Mrs T's Avatar
Mrs T Mrs T is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: South Glos, UK
Posts: 3,311
Thanks: 281
Thanked 505 Times in 487 Posts
Likes: 344
Liked 588 Times in 261 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Thank you everybody for the comments and to those who looked at the whole week's collection! I won't overload the thread with more images.

Alf, to get closer it would involve navigating a concrete barrier and about 5m of uneven boulders as shown in this image https://www.flickr.com/photos/ajthre...7677862475704/. Maybe with hiking boots instead of work boots it could be done!
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 13th March 2017
alfbranch's Avatar
alfbranch alfbranch is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Whitehaven Cumbria
Posts: 5,527
Thanks: 1,298
Thanked 686 Times in 648 Posts
Likes: 790
Liked 1,653 Times in 638 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Quote:
Originally Posted by iso View Post
Definitely #3, but can't agree with Harold. If you took the rocks out I think you would loose perspective and a sense of reality. All nice shots though
I geuss you disagree with Alf.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mrs T View Post
Thank you everybody for the comments and to those who looked at the whole week's collection! I won't overload the thread with more images.

Alf, to get closer it would involve navigating a concrete barrier and about 5m of uneven boulders as shown in this image https://www.flickr.com/photos/ajthre...7677862475704/. Maybe with hiking boots instead of work boots it could be done!
Amanda its what I would do as close to the water you get so much more reflection I have been known to lie on a pavement in a city to get a good reflection.

But please post some more as they are worth seeing.
__________________
OMD E-M1 OMD E-M5II MMF3 12-40 pro 12-50 EZ 14-42 EZ 9-18 f4.0 -5.6 40 -150f4-f5.6 R 60mm f2.8 macro Sigma 105 f2.8 macro Holga 60mm plastic Holga pinhole lens lens and a XZ-1 Olympus - 35 SP Trip 35 Pen EEs OM2sp

I nice view does not mean a good photograph. My FLickr

Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 14th March 2017
OM USer's Avatar
OM USer OM USer is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: London
Posts: 7,770
Thanks: 1,493
Thanked 1,114 Times in 1,065 Posts
Likes: 3,927
Liked 702 Times in 520 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

I'm with Alf on this one - crop the rocks at the bottom of #3. It makes for a much cleaner image.
__________________
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
  #13  
Old 14th March 2017
Mrs T's Avatar
Mrs T Mrs T is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: South Glos, UK
Posts: 3,311
Thanks: 281
Thanked 505 Times in 487 Posts
Likes: 344
Liked 588 Times in 261 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Quote:
Originally Posted by alfbranch View Post
I geuss you disagree with Alf.



Amanda its what I would do as close to the water you get so much more reflection I have been to lie on a pavement in a city to get a good reflection.

But please post some more as they are worth seeing.
Thanks Alf, that's a good tip.

I have cropped the rocks out of #3:


And also a mono as Paul suggested:

Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
OM USer (15th March 2017)
  #14  
Old 14th March 2017
Mrs T's Avatar
Mrs T Mrs T is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: South Glos, UK
Posts: 3,311
Thanks: 281
Thanked 505 Times in 487 Posts
Likes: 344
Liked 588 Times in 261 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

These are the part II pictures, taken last Tuesday which was bright and breezy so I walked another 0.5km along the path to get a view of the original Severn Bridge.





This one was used on the BBC Points West Weather Forecast that night.

The original Severn Bridge:


The smaller bridge on the right crosses the River Wye and the small peninsular of land is Beachley which is part of Gloucestershire and not Wales.
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
MJ224 (14th March 2017), OM USer (15th March 2017)
  #15  
Old 14th March 2017
MJ224's Avatar
MJ224 MJ224 is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Carmarthenshire
Posts: 3,100
Thanks: 225
Thanked 136 Times in 127 Posts
Likes: 1,377
Liked 536 Times in 286 Posts
Re: Part I: One Bridge, Five Days - An Unplanned Mission

Wow, you have been busy..............

Nice shots

Mj
__________________
My Sailing Page

My Flickr
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
Unplanned Christmas Events Chevvyf1 The lounge 16 22nd December 2013 03:10 PM
Millennium Bridge (part 2) Ian Grego Foto Fair 6 10th November 2013 03:33 PM
SAVING GRACE...a rescue mission Janet Foto Fair 28 24th May 2012 02:56 PM
My Macro Mission continues! Really pleased with progress today! timmypreston Foto Fair 17 23rd May 2011 04:12 AM
Mission Imposible? PeterD Foto Fair 8 21st March 2010 11:33 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:12 AM.


The Write Technology Ltd, 2007-2017, All rights reservedAd Management plugin by RedTyger