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 8th November 2018
Barr1e's Avatar
Barr1e Barr1e is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: 45kms NW of London
Posts: 3,855
Thanks: 235
Thanked 337 Times in 218 Posts
Likes: 845
Liked 527 Times in 211 Posts
Chesham's Tribute

Anne and I were attempting to get a reasonable picture during the heavy rain falls yesterday - also I have taken a few signs and posts out - I think it should have the desired effect.

Chesham's tribute

Taken with OM D EM 1mkll + 12-100 lens - also posted on dpnow.com

..
__________________
Just like that - gone in a flash! Now in use.
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
999RAR (11th November 2018), Beagletorque (8th November 2018), DavyG (10th November 2018), drmarkf (11th November 2018), griffljg (9th November 2018), IainMacD (8th November 2018), Jim Ford (8th November 2018), MJ224 (8th November 2018), Olybirder (8th November 2018), Phill D (9th November 2018), Thomas Westhead (9th November 2018), wornish (10th November 2018)
  #2  
Old 8th November 2018
pandora's Avatar
pandora pandora is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 14,871
Thanks: 763
Thanked 1,404 Times in 1,361 Posts
Likes: 1,654
Liked 3,542 Times in 1,624 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Aside from the well composed subject I like the sombre tone of this picture, Barrie.
__________________
My Flickr

* mark * Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia **
OMD M5 Mkii * XZ2 * XZ1 * E3
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:
Barr1e (10th November 2018)
The Following User Liked This Post:
griffljg (9th November 2018)
  #3  
Old 8th November 2018
Zuiko's Avatar
Zuiko Zuiko is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Dunmow, Essex
Posts: 21,243
Thanks: 1,923
Thanked 3,007 Times in 2,338 Posts
Likes: 3,049
Liked 4,150 Times in 1,940 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Yes, it's the time of year to feel great pride and deep sorrow in equal measures - and a very special anniversary this year, too.
__________________
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 Liked This Post:
Barr1e (10th November 2018)
  #4  
Old 8th November 2018
OM USer's Avatar
OM USer OM USer is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: London
Posts: 10,468
Thanks: 1,957
Thanked 1,348 Times in 1,285 Posts
Likes: 5,228
Liked 1,130 Times in 775 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

A poignant reminder and well captured.
__________________
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
If you learn something new each day then that is not a day wasted.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
Barr1e (10th November 2018)
  #5  
Old 8th November 2018
MJ224's Avatar
MJ224 MJ224 is online now
Full member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Carmarthenshire
Posts: 9,404
Thanks: 607
Thanked 469 Times in 445 Posts
Likes: 4,433
Liked 2,296 Times in 1,134 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Well composed and tastefully shown.

Nice photo....
__________________
My Sailing Page

My Flickr
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
Barr1e (10th November 2018), wornish (10th November 2018)
  #6  
Old 8th November 2018
Jim Ford Jim Ford is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Watford, Herts..
Posts: 7,229
Thanks: 359
Thanked 513 Times in 441 Posts
Likes: 2,147
Liked 1,336 Times in 856 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Quote:
Originally Posted by Zuiko View Post
Yes, it's the time of year to feel great pride and deep sorrow in equal measures - and a very special anniversary this year, too.
I always feel uncomfortable about having an anniversary.

Scarcely a week goes by when I don't dwell on the horrors and waste of both wars (or any war). With me it's not a case of buy a poppy, stay silent for a couple of minutes on the 11th Nov., job done until next year - than an anniversary implies. I find it's particularly acute now I'm older, and also that my German partner lost three of her uncles in WW2, and the remaining one is still walking around with a Russian bullet in his body.

I'll put money into the collection boxes, but don't wear a poppy to demonstrate that I've done so, which is the reason I feel many people wear one.

(I expect many people will disagree strongly with me on this!)

Jim
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Jim Ford For This Useful Post:
wornish (10th November 2018)
The Following User Liked This Post:
Barr1e (10th November 2018)
  #7  
Old 9th November 2018
Zuiko's Avatar
Zuiko Zuiko is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Dunmow, Essex
Posts: 21,243
Thanks: 1,923
Thanked 3,007 Times in 2,338 Posts
Likes: 3,049
Liked 4,150 Times in 1,940 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jim Ford View Post
I always feel uncomfortable about having an anniversary.

Scarcely a week goes by when I don't dwell on the horrors and waste of both wars (or any war). With me it's not a case of buy a poppy, stay silent for a couple of minutes on the 11th Nov., job done until next year - than an anniversary implies. I find it's particularly acute now I'm older, and also that my German partner lost three of her uncles in WW2, and the remaining one is still walking around with a Russian bullet in his body.

I'll put money into the collection boxes, but don't wear a poppy to demonstrate that I've done so, which is the reason I feel many people wear one.

(I expect many people will disagree strongly with me on this!)

Jim
You make a good point, Jim.
__________________
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:
Jim Ford (10th November 2018)
  #8  
Old 9th November 2018
Ann1e's Avatar
Ann1e Ann1e is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: 45 km north-west of London
Posts: 1,685
Thanks: 94
Thanked 202 Times in 171 Posts
Likes: 199
Liked 334 Times in 104 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jim Ford View Post
I always feel uncomfortable about having an anniversary.

Scarcely a week goes by when I don't dwell on the horrors and waste of both wars (or any war). With me it's not a case of buy a poppy, stay silent for a couple of minutes on the 11th Nov., job done until next year - than an anniversary implies. I find it's particularly acute now I'm older, and also that my German partner lost three of her uncles in WW2, and the remaining one is still walking around with a Russian bullet in his body.

I'll put money into the collection boxes, but don't wear a poppy to demonstrate that I've done so, which is the reason I feel many people wear one.

(I expect many people will disagree strongly with me on this!)

Jim
I can relate to the greater part of your post, Jim, but I do not wear a poppy to demonstrate that I have given money, more to be able to walk along the High Street without being stopped again by the many collectors we have along the High Street for this very worthwhile cause.

Regards,
Anne
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
Jim Ford (10th November 2018)
  #9  
Old 9th November 2018
Keith-369 Keith-369 is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: North West England
Posts: 762
Thanks: 29
Thanked 104 Times in 88 Posts
Likes: 320
Liked 274 Times in 149 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

I contribute but refuse the poppy so that it can be sold to someone else.
I don't feel the need to demonstrate that I have contributed, the same as I don't demonstrate that I contribute to other charities, but if stopped by other collectors I politely tell them that I have.
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
Barr1e (10th November 2018), Jim Ford (10th November 2018)
  #10  
Old 10th November 2018
Barr1e's Avatar
Barr1e Barr1e is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: 45kms NW of London
Posts: 3,855
Thanks: 235
Thanked 337 Times in 218 Posts
Likes: 845
Liked 527 Times in 211 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

The Hill


..
__________________
Just like that - gone in a flash! Now in use.
Reply With Quote
The Following Users Liked This Post:
999RAR (11th November 2018), Jim Ford (10th November 2018), wornish (10th November 2018)
  #11  
Old 10th November 2018
Keith-369 Keith-369 is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: North West England
Posts: 762
Thanks: 29
Thanked 104 Times in 88 Posts
Likes: 320
Liked 274 Times in 149 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Really good capture of this scene .... and great woodcarving.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Keith-369 For This Useful Post:
Barr1e (12th November 2018)
  #12  
Old 10th November 2018
wornish's Avatar
wornish wornish is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Cheshire
Posts: 4,316
Thanks: 258
Thanked 379 Times in 292 Posts
Likes: 1,887
Liked 1,137 Times in 564 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jim Ford View Post
I always feel uncomfortable about having an anniversary.

Scarcely a week goes by when I don't dwell on the horrors and waste of both wars (or any war). With me it's not a case of buy a poppy, stay silent for a couple of minutes on the 11th Nov., job done until next year - than an anniversary implies. I find it's particularly acute now I'm older, and also that my German partner lost three of her uncles in WW2, and the remaining one is still walking around with a Russian bullet in his body.

I'll put money into the collection boxes, but don't wear a poppy to demonstrate that I've done so, which is the reason I feel many people wear one.

(I expect many people will disagree strongly with me on this!)

Jim
Jim

We don't agree on some things.... BUT ... ON THIS... I agree 100% !

War is a total waste of what's important - life.
__________________
Dave

My Flickr
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
Barr1e (12th November 2018)
  #13  
Old 10th November 2018
Jim Ford Jim Ford is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Watford, Herts..
Posts: 7,229
Thanks: 359
Thanked 513 Times in 441 Posts
Likes: 2,147
Liked 1,336 Times in 856 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Quote:
Originally Posted by Barr1e View Post
The Hill


..
Ivanhoe Beacon - on the path down from the car park, Barrie!

Good photo - I might have to visit it before the sculptures come down.

Jim
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Jim Ford For This Useful Post:
Barr1e (12th November 2018)
  #14  
Old 10th November 2018
Jim Ford Jim Ford is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Watford, Herts..
Posts: 7,229
Thanks: 359
Thanked 513 Times in 441 Posts
Likes: 2,147
Liked 1,336 Times in 856 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ann1e View Post
more to be able to walk along the High Street without being stopped again by the many collectors we have along the High Street for this very worthwhile cause.
I tend to 'ration' what I give in order to give to all the collectors!

Jim
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
Barr1e (12th November 2018)
  #15  
Old 10th November 2018
DerekW DerekW is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Hampshire
Posts: 2,882
Thanks: 77
Thanked 307 Times in 241 Posts
Likes: 22
Liked 459 Times in 323 Posts
Re: Chesham's Tribute

We put money in the tins but keep the poppies from year to year, the poppy is an injection to vaccinate us from being bugged.
__________________
This space for rent
Reply With Quote
The Following User Liked This Post:
Barr1e (12th November 2018)
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
A fitting tribute to... Wally The lounge 1 18th January 2016 12:50 PM
A fitting Tribute Graham_of_Rainham The lounge 19 12th January 2016 06:07 PM
Tribute pandora Foto Fair 28 20th July 2015 10:39 AM
A tribute to these guys Barkly Foto Fair 1 31st December 2011 07:07 AM
Red Arrows 'RED 4' tribute catkins Foto Fair 8 27th August 2011 08:12 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 02:32 PM.


The Write Technology Ltd, 2007-2018, All rights reservedAd Management plugin by RedTyger