Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Olympus Micro Four Thirds

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Sep 4, 2013, 1:04 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: New England, USA
Posts: 2,069
Default Finally won a POTD!

I won POTD today 9/4 and I am very proud. The shot has also risen to my most viewed shot on flickr with 551 views since 8/11 when it was taken and posted that night.


The shot was taken with the Olympus E-PL2, Panasonic DMW-MA1 adapter, and the Olympus Zuiko 14-54mm MK II @ 54mm, f5, 1/250 sec, ISO-200 with the camera sitting on my slik tripod.

The photo is this shot of Cuckold's light off the coast of Newagen, ME at the entrance to Bar Harbor, ME. I did a little reading on the lighthouse which was established first as a fog horn station in 1892 and then as a lighthouse in 1907, being automated in 1974 and today is run by a non-profit off solar power. It is the last lighthouse built along the Maine coast. Marking one entrance to Bar Harbor port there were many ship wrecks prior to it being built and the lighthouse keeper rescued more than a few souls up until it was automated.

In doing that research I found the non-profit and contacted them and granted them rights to the photo for promotional use to benefit the non-profit feeling it was the least I could do. Their site can be found here;

http://www.cuckoldslight.org/


Cuckolds Light by ramcewan, on Flickr
__________________
in my bag: e-m1, 7-14mm pro, 14-54mm mk ii, 50-200mm mk i, 70-300mm
in my pocket: e-pm2 lumix 12-32

Last edited by ramcewan; Sep 4, 2013 at 1:07 PM.
ramcewan is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Sep 4, 2013, 1:36 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Steven R's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Tampa, Florida
Posts: 5,908
Default

Hey, a big congratulations! Well done and a deserving selection.
Steven R is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 4, 2013, 2:13 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Dallas, Texas USA
Posts: 6,519
Default

Beautiful shot. It's an understandable winner! Congratulations.
Greg Chappell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 4, 2013, 4:24 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
folob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 856
Default

Very nice shot !!!! Congrats!
__________________
Portfolio: http://agilephotography.deviantart.com/

Gears: OM-D E-M5 Mark II and E-M1 MK 1 with 14-150mm Mark II, 12-40mm f2.8, 15mm f8 cap lens, 60mm Macro, 75-300mm, Olympus Trinity -> 25/45/75mm f1.8. On the 4/3 side: 9-18mm and 50-200SWD with the MMF-2 4/3 adapter, FL-36R and FL-50. Also Rokinon mFT 7.5mm f3.5 Fisheye, Pentax 50mm f1.7 with K to m4/3 adapter, Olympus OM 200mm with OM to m4/3 adapter.
folob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 4, 2013, 6:46 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
James Emory's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Bay City, MI
Posts: 2,380
Default

Congrats Ramce and that is a very nice capture. Calendar material.
__________________
Olympus OMD-M5, HLG6 grip, Olympus 4/3rd 35mm macro lens, Panny/Leica 25mm, f1.4, Olympus 17mm, Canon Pro 9000 Mk II Printer, Canon MP990 Printer, Slik U212 Tripod, Manfrotto monopod, MMF3 converter.
James Emory is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 4, 2013, 6:51 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
MacBook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 565
Default

Congratulations!
MacBook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 5, 2013, 8:15 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
boBBrennan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Arlington, Texas USA
Posts: 3,565
Default

.......very good, congratulations & great picture.
__________________
.
boBBrennan .. FB=> http://tinyurl.com/dxlwxfz

.......he likes Olympus, Apple MAC & SmugMug best of the choices; he likes that he has choices

boBBrennan.smugmug.com
boBBrennan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 6, 2013, 10:31 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Beaver, PA
Posts: 903
Default

great ramcewan. I'm glad that the photo's being put to good use too.
SammyKhalifa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 7, 2013, 4:14 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 268
Default

Congratulations, well deserved!
Green Eyed Stranger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 7, 2013, 4:25 PM   #10
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Newark, New York
Posts: 82
Default

Very nice picture! Congrats!
Weebee is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

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
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 5:20 PM.