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 > 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 31st December 2016
pandora's Avatar
pandora pandora is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 11,806
Thanks: 607
Thanked 1,184 Times in 1,149 Posts
Likes: 976
Liked 2,001 Times in 1,042 Posts
Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!





__________________
* 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
The Following User Says Thank You to pandora For This Useful Post:
OM USer (1st January 2017)
The Following User Liked This Post:
raymondo (7th January 2017)
  #2  
Old 31st December 2016
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: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Great shots Mark, did you use live composite ;-)

Happy New Year!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 31st December 2016
Beagletorque's Avatar
Beagletorque Beagletorque is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: England
Posts: 4,864
Thanks: 914
Thanked 671 Times in 613 Posts
Likes: 1,096
Liked 2,696 Times in 1,016 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Happy New Year Mark. That's been all over our news too.
__________________
Missed a Cuba Post? Catch up here!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 31st December 2016
pandora's Avatar
pandora pandora is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 11,806
Thanks: 607
Thanked 1,184 Times in 1,149 Posts
Likes: 976
Liked 2,001 Times in 1,042 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Amanda, Andrew - Just shot them from the TV with my phone camera, Amanda.

I saw it only on TV last night. Sydney is a 400 mile drive up the highway from Wang'.

I should have made this an open thread, anyone please feel free to add any of your city's NYE images.
__________________
* 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
  #5  
Old 1st January 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: 10,916
Thanks: 1,753
Thanked 1,059 Times in 837 Posts
Likes: 3,740
Liked 1,155 Times in 721 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Happy New Year to all.

BTW Mark. Don't forget to watch The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on ABC TV tonight (7:30 pm).

__________________
Ross
I fiddle with violins (when I'm not fiddling with a camera).
Cameras: OM-D E-M1 & Mk II, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5.
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
  #6  
Old 1st January 2017
Zuiko's Avatar
Zuiko Zuiko is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Dunmow, Essex
Posts: 19,766
Thanks: 1,852
Thanked 2,806 Times in 2,161 Posts
Likes: 2,533
Liked 3,364 Times in 1,581 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Happy New Year to everyone in both hemispheres.
__________________
John

"A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity." ~ Robert Doisneau
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Zuiko For This Useful Post:
pandora (2nd January 2017)
The Following User Liked This Post:
Ross the fiddler (1st January 2017)
  #7  
Old 1st January 2017
pandora's Avatar
pandora pandora is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 11,806
Thanks: 607
Thanked 1,184 Times in 1,149 Posts
Likes: 976
Liked 2,001 Times in 1,042 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

I began watching it at 7:30 Ross but it was so boring that I switched channels when those kids on motor cycles began their act that I had seen before. Same with the dancers. But it's recording now as i watch Queen Victoria's Children so later I'll just fast fwd it to see if there's anything new..
__________________
* 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
  #8  
Old 1st January 2017
Beagletorque's Avatar
Beagletorque Beagletorque is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: England
Posts: 4,864
Thanks: 914
Thanked 671 Times in 613 Posts
Likes: 1,096
Liked 2,696 Times in 1,016 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ross the fiddler View Post
Happy New Year to all.

BTW Mark. Don't forget to watch The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on ABC TV tonight (7:30 pm).

One for you Ross!

__________________
Missed a Cuba Post? Catch up here!
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Beagletorque For This Useful Post:
Ross the fiddler (1st January 2017)
  #9  
Old 1st January 2017
iso iso is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Kent
Posts: 1,194
Thanks: 151
Thanked 78 Times in 76 Posts
Likes: 469
Liked 139 Times in 124 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Yes a Happy New Year to all. Think all worldwide displays had their thing - but you can't beat the Wheel
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 1st January 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: 10,916
Thanks: 1,753
Thanked 1,059 Times in 837 Posts
Likes: 3,740
Liked 1,155 Times in 721 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Quote:
Originally Posted by iso View Post
Yes a Happy New Year to all. Think all worldwide displays had their thing - but you can't beat the Wheel
Yes, sure we can! With the large 'coat hanger' downunder!

__________________
Ross
I fiddle with violins (when I'm not fiddling with a camera).
Cameras: OM-D E-M1 & Mk II, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5.
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:
pandora (2nd January 2017)
  #11  
Old 2nd January 2017
Imageryone Imageryone is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Suffolk,England
Posts: 4,932
Thanks: 1,109
Thanked 802 Times in 760 Posts
Likes: 657
Liked 564 Times in 336 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Scroogey !!
I just think that all that all those millions going up in smoke could be utilised in a much more humane fashion to celebrate the start of a New Year.
Couldn't be bothered even to watch
__________________
The picture tells the story, great when you have a bad memory.DW.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
pandora (2nd January 2017)
  #12  
Old 2nd January 2017
Phill D's Avatar
Phill D Phill D is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Derbyshire
Posts: 6,522
Thanks: 763
Thanked 974 Times in 903 Posts
Likes: 333
Liked 858 Times in 521 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Happy New Year to you too Mark and everyone on the forum. I saw the fireworks on TV too. When you see the Sydney ones on the News here it sort of marks the start of the year end if you know what I mean.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Phill D For This Useful Post:
pandora (2nd January 2017)
  #13  
Old 2nd January 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: 10,916
Thanks: 1,753
Thanked 1,059 Times in 837 Posts
Likes: 3,740
Liked 1,155 Times in 721 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Phill D View Post
Happy New Year to you too Mark and everyone on the forum. I saw the fireworks on TV too. When you see the Sydney ones on the News here it sort of marks the start of the year end if you know what I mean.
I get a NY message 2 hours earlier from my daughter, in NZ.
__________________
Ross
I fiddle with violins (when I'm not fiddling with a camera).
Cameras: OM-D E-M1 & Mk II, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5.
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
  #14  
Old 2nd January 2017
pandora's Avatar
pandora pandora is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 11,806
Thanks: 607
Thanked 1,184 Times in 1,149 Posts
Likes: 976
Liked 2,001 Times in 1,042 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Phill D View Post
Happy New Year to you too Mark and everyone on the forum. I saw the fireworks on TV too. When you see the Sydney ones on the News here it sort of marks the start of the year end if you know what I mean.
Thanks Phill and all - your fireworks displays were also spectacular, fortunately no serious incidents anywhere world wide aside from a couple of accidental deaths here in Oz by idiots lighting their own.
__________________
* 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
  #15  
Old 2nd January 2017
DavyG DavyG is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Suffolk
Posts: 2,484
Thanks: 435
Thanked 323 Times in 272 Posts
Likes: 1,381
Liked 930 Times in 254 Posts
Re: Happy NEW YEAR 2017 from OZ!

A belated Happy New Year to you also Mark.

I hope you have a great 2017.

Dave
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
pandora (2nd January 2017)
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
Happy New Year everyone! Ian The lounge 4 1st January 2014 09:16 AM
Happy New Year everyone! Ian Announcements 19 1st January 2011 07:25 PM
Happy new year! EH1 The lounge 9 1st January 2010 02:20 PM
Happy New Year Barr1e The lounge 15 5th January 2009 08:55 AM
Happy New Year grumpy69 Foto Fair 0 29th December 2008 08:09 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:21 PM.


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