Socially Distanced 90

By woolybill1
A morning at Beamish: the rope handle of a wooden barrel lid; precise purpose of the barrel unspecified.

I have been experimenting with mounting Nikon lenses on my Olympus using a simple manual (uncoupled) adapter, as I did with my first MFT camera ten years ago, thus effectively doubling the focal length when compared to a full-frame camera. This and the next two days' uploads result from these experiments; there will be more in future.

I am most grateful to Alfie K, Allan and Malc who generously gave awards to Socially Distanced 90 and to all who voted and commented.
Thanks for looking Smile

Tags: Black and white Rope Barrel Beamish museum

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bliba Plus
16 1 2 Austria
28 Oct 2020 7:53AM
beautiful mono work

love it Wink
franken Plus
19 5.4k 4 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2020 8:23AM
Lovely in mono, Bill.
28 Oct 2020 8:30AM
Fine mono image with your 50mm prime and adapter, Bill. The older lenses work a treat, I use several different on an EOS. Fine detail in the frayed rope-end.

Dave 🙂
saltireblue Plus
12 13.0k 82 Norway
28 Oct 2020 8:47AM
Nothing ropey about the results of your experimenting, Bill. Do I detect a wee bit of barrel distortion, though?Wink
28 Oct 2020 9:01AM
Very nicely done, Bill.

LoryC 6 2 Italy
28 Oct 2020 9:34AM
Beautifully taken , great focus.

leo_nid 5 12
28 Oct 2020 9:35AM
optically speaking, a very satisfying result of your experiment
28 Oct 2020 9:39AM
I think it was put there for you to find Bill, it's as frayed as my nerves these days with all the damned rain.

mac Plus
20 13 Scotland
28 Oct 2020 10:32AM
Excellent use of DOF and coupled with great mono tones. A worth-while experiment, Bill?
Minty805 Plus
5 45 9 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2020 10:37AM
That's a super shot, Bill, in the gritty style that's so enjoyable. The Nikon lens experiment is fascinating (Malc's observation notwithstanding) and opens up all sorts of possibilities. I look forward to more.
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
28 Oct 2020 11:34AM
I'm a frayed to say it, but it's a fine shot with your tackle used! 😁 Very nicely framed and processed too 😃👍
Trev 😀
AlfieK Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2020 12:25PM
Just love your gritty monos, Bill. This is another splendid example.
manicam 18 44 1 Canada
28 Oct 2020 12:27PM
Awesome 👏 close up
28 Oct 2020 12:44PM
Great shot Bill, simple but intriguing!
Cheers Roland
chataignier Plus
9 221 12 France
28 Oct 2020 1:05PM
Nice mono, love the frayed rope end
For many types of shot it's not hard to manage without auto-focus and auto-exposure control is it ?
woolybill1 Plus
15 38 78 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2020 2:09PM

Quote:For many types of shot it's not hard to manage without auto-focus and auto-exposure control is it ?

No; but I'm VERY out of practice!
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
28 Oct 2020 2:22PM
An excellent experiment!
mistere Plus
8 13 5 England
28 Oct 2020 4:00PM
A worthwhile experiment Bill. Nikon 50mm f1.8, A nice nifty little lens. SmileSmile
Saastad Plus
3 16 16 Norway
28 Oct 2020 4:36PM
Great work Bill!
I like the composition and the processing a lot!

Chinga Plus
11 61 3 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2020 7:42PM
Perfection !! Great mono, great subject. Great job !!
Isabel GrinGrin

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