Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 34

Thread: st.georges place 1961

  1. #1
    Senior Member gregs dad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    kirkby
    Posts
    2,636
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts

    Default st.georges place 1961

    [IMG][/IMG]

    from this in 1961

    Advertisements -------

    gregs dad

  2. #2
    Senior Member ChrisGeorge's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Posts
    3,590
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

    Default

    Thanks, greg's dad. A wonderful view of a scene long gone! This photograph, I believe, has been posted at Yo Liverpool before. Is it your photograph?

    Chris
    Christopher T. George
    Editor, Ripperologist
    Editor, Loch Raven Review
    http://christophertgeorge.blogspot.com/
    Chris on Flickr and on MySpace

  3. #3
    Senior Member gregs dad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    kirkby
    Posts
    2,636
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts

    Default

    Thanks Chris, yes it is mine. It is scanned from a colour slide I took in 1961.
    I still have the original slide.It was mentioned by PhilipG on this forum
    where he gave out the details where it could be found on the Old Liverpool
    site.
    There is a very similar photo on the Liverpool Pictorial site by the late
    Brian Granville.

    gregs dad

  4. #4
    Creator & Administrator Kev's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Under The Stairs >> Under The Mud.
    Posts
    7,488
    Thanks
    11
    Thanked 13 Times in 11 Posts
    Blog Entries
    4

    Default

    a fantastic pic, cheers
    Become A Supporter 👇


    Buy Me A Coffee




    Donate Via PayPal


    Donate


  5. #5
    Senior Member ChrisGeorge's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Posts
    3,590
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by gregs dad View Post
    Thanks Chris, yes it is mine. It is scanned from a colour slide I took in 1961.
    I still have the original slide.It was mentioned by PhilipG on this forum
    where he gave out the details where it could be found on the Old Liverpool
    site.
    There is a very similar photo on the Liverpool Pictorial site by the late
    Brian Granville.

    gregs dad

    That's right, I do recall PhilipG posted the colour photograph and that the similar view by Mr Granville was posted. Excellent work, gregs dad.

    Chris
    Christopher T. George
    Editor, Ripperologist
    Editor, Loch Raven Review
    http://christophertgeorge.blogspot.com/
    Chris on Flickr and on MySpace

  6. #6
    PhilipG
    Guest PhilipG's Avatar

    Default

    It's one of my favourite Liverpool photos of all time, and I include all the famous photographers.

  7. #7
    John(Zappa)
    Guest John(Zappa)'s Avatar

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Kev View Post
    a fantastic pic, cheers
    Yeah good one...
    now get some more on here (if you will please).

  8. #8
    Senior Member Waterways's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    2,924
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Blog Entries
    22

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by gregs dad View Post
    Thanks Chris, yes it is mine. It is scanned from a colour slide I took in 1961.
    I still have the original slide.It was mentioned by PhilipG on this forum
    where he gave out the details where it could be found on the Old Liverpool
    site.
    There is a very similar photo on the Liverpool Pictorial site by the late
    Brian Granville.

    gregs dad
    The lines of the red car tail lights was a trendy thing then in photos. The national Geographical had lots of photos like that.
    The new Amsterdam at Liverpool?
    Save Liverpool Docks and Waterways - Click

    Deprived of its unique dockland waters Liverpool
    becomes a Venice without canals, just another city, no
    longer of special interest to anyone, least of all the
    tourist. Would we visit a modernised Venice of filled in
    canals to view its modern museum describing
    how it once was?


    Giving Liverpool a full Metro - CLICK
    Rapid-transit rail: Everton, Liverpool & Arena - CLICK

    Save Royal Iris - Sign Petition

  9. #9
    Senior Member Waterways's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    2,924
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Blog Entries
    22

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by gregs dad View Post
    Thanks Chris, yes it is mine. It is scanned from a colour slide I took in 1961.
    I still have the original slide.It was mentioned by PhilipG on this forum
    where he gave out the details where it could be found on the Old Liverpool
    site.
    There is a very similar photo on the Liverpool Pictorial site by the late
    Brian Granville.

    gregs dad
    What camera and filmstock?
    The new Amsterdam at Liverpool?
    Save Liverpool Docks and Waterways - Click

    Deprived of its unique dockland waters Liverpool
    becomes a Venice without canals, just another city, no
    longer of special interest to anyone, least of all the
    tourist. Would we visit a modernised Venice of filled in
    canals to view its modern museum describing
    how it once was?


    Giving Liverpool a full Metro - CLICK
    Rapid-transit rail: Everton, Liverpool & Arena - CLICK

    Save Royal Iris - Sign Petition

  10. #10
    Steven
    Guest Steven's Avatar

    Default

    Excellent and scanned from a slide. Nice one

  11. #11
    Senior Member gregs dad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    kirkby
    Posts
    2,636
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Waterways View Post
    What camera and filmstock?
    Exacta 2a slr camera and Kodachrome colour slide film.
    The camera which I still have in working order but not used in these digital
    times,has 24 speeds 1000th of a second to 12 seconds.It also has a built in
    guillotine with which you could cut your film before you had used the full roll
    and develop the piece of film if you wanted your pics in a hurry. You had to
    open the camera in your darkroom of course. All my old colour pics were on
    Kodachrome and they still as good after 40 years or so.I have used other brands but they have deteriorated.

    gregs dad

  12. #12
    Senior Member gregs dad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    kirkby
    Posts
    2,636
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts

    Default

    [IMG][/IMG]
    Quote Originally Posted by John(Zappa) View Post
    Yeah good one...
    now get some more on here (if you will please).
    st.georges place in 1965. the occasion Liverpool`s homecoming after winning the FA cup for the first time. This is one of a set of 39 pics on my Flickr site
    www.flickr.com/photos/exacta2a/ all taken from the police traffic control
    box which stood outside Lime St. station. When I arrived there the policeman
    was still in it but he vacated it soon after and 3 of us squeezed in it. We had
    a better spot than all the press photographers. I was contacted by the late Bill Shankly`s granddaughter who was publishing a book called The Real Bill
    Shankly and she used 8 of the pics in the book stating that I had captured the day perfectly.

    gregs dad

  13. #13
    PhilipG
    Guest PhilipG's Avatar

    Default

    Great photo.
    The curved building is Hellewell's, mentioned in a recent thread.

  14. #14
    Senior Member Waterways's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    2,924
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Blog Entries
    22

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by gregs dad View Post
    Exacta 2a slr camera and Kodachrome colour slide film.
    I have never heard of Exacta. SLRs were not common then. I have a mint condition Olympus OM2 - now 30 years old. A professional camera. Takes pristine piccies as the lens is superb. A very small camera too with superb exposure electronics. The most advanced camera in the world when it came out. I'll never sell it.
    The new Amsterdam at Liverpool?
    Save Liverpool Docks and Waterways - Click

    Deprived of its unique dockland waters Liverpool
    becomes a Venice without canals, just another city, no
    longer of special interest to anyone, least of all the
    tourist. Would we visit a modernised Venice of filled in
    canals to view its modern museum describing
    how it once was?


    Giving Liverpool a full Metro - CLICK
    Rapid-transit rail: Everton, Liverpool & Arena - CLICK

    Save Royal Iris - Sign Petition

  15. #15
    Senior Member gregs dad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    kirkby
    Posts
    2,636
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Waterways View Post
    I have never heard of Exacta. SLRs were not common then. I have a mint condition Olympus OM2 - now 30 years old. A professional camera. Takes pristine piccies as the lens is superb. A very small camera too with superb exposure electronics. The most advanced camera in the world when it came out. I'll never sell it.
    Hi Waterways
    the exacta was one of the first Single lens reflex 35mm ever to be made .
    Made in Dresden Germany of all metal construction. Before they invented
    the fibre optics that they use today for internal views of the body they used
    this camera in medicine
    It had well over 100 attachments you could you use with it. The viewfinder
    was interchangable with a waist level viewer. The pentaprism alone had 24
    screens you could interchange. I bought mine for 36 and 33 secondhand
    46 years ago they are still working.

    gregs dad
    Last edited by gregs dad; 12-08-2007 at 02:32 PM.

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. UNSEEN AND UNPUBLISHED - WHITECHAPEL IN 1961
    By Ged in forum Ged Fagan's In A City Living
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 05-30-2011, 06:26 PM
  2. Wonderful photo of St. Georges Place, Lime St., Liverpool, 1961
    By PhilipG in forum Liverpool City Center Architecture
    Replies: 45
    Last Post: 05-20-2010, 08:02 PM
  3. st. georges place 2007
    By gregs dad in forum Liverpool Streets and Areas
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-07-2007, 04:15 PM
  4. Another Wonderful photo of St. Georges Place, Lime St., Liverpool, 1961
    By scouserdave in forum Liverpool City Center Architecture
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 03-28-2007, 12:49 PM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68