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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By maddoc
I like the Sun approach. :)

I like the Sun approach. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 3,185
Posted By maddoc
Agreed. Leicas are addictive, somehow. For me the...

Agreed. Leicas are addictive, somehow. For me the best combination of usability, camera-design, lens design. As long as film will be available (and affordable) in 135 format I will keep and use my...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 454
Posted By maddoc
Yodobashi in Shinjuku has many of those chemicals...

Yodobashi in Shinjuku has many of those chemicals in stock, washing soda (sodium carbonate) on the other hand I had ordered online here in Japan when experimenting with Caffenol.

Yodobashi also has...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Days Ago
Replies: 180
Views: 5,925
Posted By maddoc
A very good explanation, IMO.

A very good explanation, IMO.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 5 Days Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 4,192
Posted By maddoc
I like this one. :)

I like this one. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,234
Posted By maddoc
Could you explain why? The first time I read it...

Could you explain why? The first time I read it about it and I have developed multiple rolls of TX400 in the same batch of Diafine in the past without noticing any degradation.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 276
Views: 13,462
Posted By maddoc
Thanks a lot, Ned! Problem is, my photos don`t...

Thanks a lot, Ned! Problem is, my photos don`t fit into any category, to much of everything so not very pleasing to show in a single thread. I have done a some printing in the recent month when I had...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 276
Views: 13,462
Posted By maddoc
This quickly became my most favorite thread here...

This quickly became my most favorite thread here at RFF. Don`t stop posting! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,371
Views: 235,856
Posted By maddoc
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5446/17557154866_bed...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5446/17557154866_bed66e7054_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sKt1sE)201505-06-M4P-XX400-50IND-35CRON-21copy (https://flic.kr/p/sKt1sE) by Gabor Samjeske...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society -- hosted by Bob Rotoloni 1 Week Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 49,804
Posted By maddoc
I use an Amedeo S-mount to LTM adapter (second...

I use an Amedeo S-mount to LTM adapter (second copy actually, I had sold the first one together with a Millennium Nikkor 50/1.4) and it works with my screwmount Leicas (Leica IIIb, IIIc, IIIf) and my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,238
Posted By maddoc
Thanks for sharing !! :)

Thanks for sharing !! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 144
Views: 21,227
Posted By maddoc
I like this a lot! :)

I like this a lot! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 144
Views: 21,227
Posted By maddoc
M3, Eastman-Kodak Double-X...

M3, Eastman-Kodak Double-X EI400

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8826/17189098697_fdfbdf4e8d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sbWCbD)201504-16-M3-XX400-SUMMARON-13copy (https://flic.kr/p/sbWCbD) by...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By maddoc
Diopter goes into eye-piece of the camera, which...

Diopter goes into eye-piece of the camera, which has a fine thread. Same for the magnifiers.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,655
Posted By maddoc
New film is very good news! Looking forward to...

New film is very good news! Looking forward to see some photos taken with that film. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,329
Views: 2,631,109
Posted By maddoc
M4-P/MR-4 with 3.5cm Elmar yesterday in...

M4-P/MR-4 with 3.5cm Elmar yesterday in...
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By maddoc
Leica M7, W-Nikkor 35/2.5 (S-mount), Amedeo...

Leica M7, W-Nikkor 35/2.5 (S-mount), Amedeo S-mount to LTM adapter, Leica LTM to M-mount adapter. Works perfect (for me).

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5569/14927947241_9c1d1fc062_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By maddoc
I find the Leica 1.25x magnifier to be very...

I find the Leica 1.25x magnifier to be very useful when using a 0.72x VF M Leica and 50mm lenses, it makes focusing a lot easier. The magnifier converts to 0.9x, almost identical to the M3 (which I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By maddoc
"The shutter speed dial on top of the camera has...

"The shutter speed dial on top of the camera has 1 stop indents, but intermediate speeds can be selected too since the mechanical timer is step less."

So Leica introduced a step-less...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By maddoc
I used to wear eye-glasses and bought a...

I used to wear eye-glasses and bought a demagnifier (0.85x) for the same reasons, to better see the 35mm frame-lines using a 0.72x Leica. Unfortunately, the demagnifier produced a rather blurry image...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,105
Posted By maddoc
To take photos in dim...

To take photos in dim light?

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2416/2470535268_d8d15a2d4d_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4Lj94E)200805-M6TTL-400PR-NOCT-03032 copy (https://flic.kr/p/4Lj94E) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By maddoc
Very cool rig!! I also hope to see some more...

Very cool rig!! I also hope to see some more photos especially with the extenders.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,393
Posted By maddoc
It would be interesting to see the complete frame...

It would be interesting to see the complete frame and compare it to the sample Jon has shown. Judging from the 100% crop of your frame, the spots are much smaller, more homogenous in size and shape...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By maddoc
The M7 depends on batteries (about 80 rolls of...

The M7 depends on batteries (about 80 rolls of 135-36 per one set of batteries) but the improved MP-type VF of the newer models is a big advantage over the M6TTL from my experience and the AE works...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 2,083
Posted By maddoc
That is pretty much the reason why I gave up on...

That is pretty much the reason why I gave up on D76 developer. I only use 250ml stainless steel tanks these days so would be limited to straight D76.

HC-110 "B" (I mix from stock solution, 1 + 3)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,173
Views: 217,544
Posted By maddoc
vs3,...

vs3, Tmax400-2

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7718/17217497095_709d7fdc8e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sesb3c)201504-01-M4P-TMY-35CRON-22 copy (https://flic.kr/p/sesb3c) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By maddoc
If it doesn`t have to be 90mm and since the OP...

If it doesn`t have to be 90mm and since the OP seems to be located in Tokyo, how about the Nikkor 105/2.5 LTM?

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7421/8873346872_f2b743e173_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,432
Posted By maddoc
Same here. The Leica 0.72x VF is not really a...

Same here. The Leica 0.72x VF is not really a good option for a 28mm lens, it is manageable if you take your time. I now have a 25/4 Snapshot Skopar, only f/4 but does not require using the RF and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By maddoc
Thank you !

Thank you !
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 702
Posted By maddoc
I use black masking tape for reloadable plastic...

I use black masking tape for reloadable plastic canister, one full winding around the core and about 2 cm to attach the film, no problem yet (I use the same tape a couple of times)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 276
Views: 13,462
Posted By maddoc
I think most street shots are a repetition of...

I think most street shots are a repetition of something that has been framed in a similar way already. Adding the extra note makes it interesting. :)
Forum: DIYS Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By maddoc
That looks very good ! :cool:

That looks very good ! :cool:
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 276
Views: 13,462
Posted By maddoc
Great catch!

Great catch!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,118
Posted By maddoc
For example:...

For example: http://shop.silverprint.co.uk/Ilford-Multigrade-IV-RC-Gloss-20x24-Inch-50-Sheets/product/37451/1770823/
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By maddoc
HP5, yellow...

HP5, yellow filter

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3873/14698628095_7ef2141c7f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ooSj3k)201407-04-M7-HP5-J8[yellow]-08 copy (https://flic.kr/p/ooSj3k) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,118
Posted By maddoc
It might be easier to order 20 x 24 RC paper from...

It might be easier to order 20 x 24 RC paper from one of the large stores outside of Japan and have it shipped.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By maddoc
The CL has also light-meter needle and...

The CL has also light-meter needle and frame-lines visible in the VF so simply removing the prism block might not be a that easy. Best to ask Sherry Krauter about this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By maddoc
If both of your lenses are the M3 versions then I...

If both of your lenses are the M3 versions then I would keep the one that suits you needs more, Summicron if you need the extra stop and Summaron if you like the rendering of that lens.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,747
Views: 240,176
Posted By maddoc
Looks really good !! I really should try the 777...

Looks really good !! I really should try the 777 at some point, bought some of it years ago but never mixed the solution...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 5,274
Posted By maddoc
I don`t have the cash to be spent on a brand new...

I don`t have the cash to be spent on a brand new M-A (or MP either) but very much like Leica`s commitment to film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,393
Posted By maddoc
Did you check for some residuals on the film or...

Did you check for some residuals on the film or is it a defect in the film emulsion? If residuals, dust or something that builds up in the reels of the developing tank and periodically comes off...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-14-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 2,665
Posted By maddoc
I use tumblr parallel to flickr (and pbase)...

I use tumblr parallel to flickr (and pbase) http://maddoc2003jp.tumblr.com/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By maddoc
Thanks a lot, very helpful! I will try to get my...

Thanks a lot, very helpful! I will try to get my hands on some Acufine and give it a try.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By maddoc
Acufine sounds interesting, does it work well...

Acufine sounds interesting, does it work well with a two-stop push (E.I.400 -> E.I.1600) also?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2015
Replies: 1,173
Views: 217,544
Posted By maddoc
Thank you Helen ! :)

Thank you Helen ! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2015
Replies: 1,173
Views: 217,544
Posted By maddoc
vs3 / TMY400-2 / HC-110...

vs3 / TMY400-2 / HC-110 "B"

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7680/16942498290_fd658d5730_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rP9Jtu)201504-01-M4P-TMY-35CRON-19copy (https://flic.kr/p/rP9Jtu) by maddoc2003jp...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 04-13-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By maddoc
#2 the Helios.

#2 the Helios.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 1,965
Posted By maddoc
+2. Either the Summicron-C or the M-Rokkor 40/2.0.

+2. Either the Summicron-C or the M-Rokkor 40/2.0.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-05-2015
Replies: 7,329
Views: 2,631,109
Posted By maddoc
+1. Just point and shot. :)

+1. Just point and shot. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 2,830
Posted By maddoc
Good point. I would assume that the uncut film...

Good point. I would assume that the uncut film material is frozen and probably also kept in an inert gas atmosphere if slow dye-oxidation processes are the origin of shifts in color balance.
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