Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

The strap

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

New PortraitPro 12 SALE + 10% OFF code EPZROS814

Upgrade to e2

Tired of clicking to see a large version? Upgrade to e2 to browse all photos automatically at their largest size.
Add Comment

Still in York, but this time at the magnificent NRM (National Railway Museum).

A detail from a 1st Class carriage from the year dot. Taken through a closed and dirty window...

The leather strap is used to lift and lower the window. The stud is used to secure the strap via holes - like a vertical belt. The more mature members may well remember this arrangement from the days when the railway was steam-powered and went under the name of British Railways. Not Virgin, or whatever.

Many thanks for your comments on my previous upload, all are appreciated, especially those from Yorkshire membersSmile

Thanks for bothering

Malc

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF24-105mm F/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Aug 2013 - 1:33 PM
Focal Length:82mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/40sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:8000
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The strap
Username:saltireblue saltireblue
Uploaded:22 Aug 2013 - 3:54 PM
Tags:1st Class, Leather, Nrm, Strap, Transport, Window, York
Votes:39
Modifications wanted Modifications Welcome (Upload a Modification)

Comments

widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 4:02 PM

Sure they aren't Lancashire BlushBlushBlush oops iam in trouble AGAIN . Nicely textured shot SmileSmile

Rod

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104015 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 4:12 PM

and it never stayed up!!!! WinkGrinGrinGrin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 4:33 PM

Had me worried for a minute Malc.
I thought this was your Jock strap here.
So glad it isn't.
You would give us Scotsmen a bad name with it being so small !!
A nice textured shot.
Mick.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

RysiekJan
RysiekJan e2 Member 8149 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
22 Aug 2013 - 4:38 PM

Portrait format works really well in this delightful image.

Richard

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 4:45 PM

Great textures, nicely captured and presentedGrinGrinGrin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64375 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 4:48 PM

Beautifully photographed. I love the well worn look and can imagine the thousands of people that handled it. Top shot.
x

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 5:10 PM

By 'eck sithee Malc, I can remember these on train carriages from when I were a lad! Wink Excellent close-up, with great tones and textures Smile
Trev the Yorkshireman! Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

franken
franken e2 Member 113104 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 5:33 PM

I thought it was part of an old suitcase from the thumbnail Malc.

Well composed and lovely textures.

Ken

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 6:11 PM

British Railway's?................. Never heard of it Malc GrinGrin
Now "The Strap"...... bet you copped for that a few times Wink

Yorksire lass.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 6:16 PM

A fascinating comp' Malc, nice textures. I've always liked Straps Wink

John Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 6:37 PM

Indeed, it brings back memories, Malc: the patina of dust on top of the general decay makes for an interesting study in detail, tones but especially textures.
Ronnie.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 6:58 PM

Unfortunatly I'm old enough to remember this but what a good pic.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Michaela_Solway
Michaela_Solway e2 Member 3Michaela_Solway vcard
22 Aug 2013 - 8:14 PM

Glad for the description. Or would have been a puzzler..like the comp tones & textures

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 8:19 PM

Pretty good for Iso 8000, you can almost feel the texture, Malc.

Yorkie Dave

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 8:43 PM

Beautifully composed detail Malc.
Rende

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8759 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1591 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 9:05 PM

Pity about the grotty window, but a fine composition nonetheless and, yes, it brings back memoriesTongue.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 9:38 PM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 9:57 PM

Great image Malc, great tones and texturesSmile


Cliff

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 8:09 AM

Oh I recall the leather strap and letting the window down to receive a face full of soot and cinders, especially if passing under a bridge.

Sounds like the "Railway Children".


Dougie

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 12:20 PM

Mature I am - I remember these so well! Smile You've captured years of wear Malc - great detail.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.