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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-02-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks guys - still not sure if I should complain...

Thanks guys - still not sure if I should complain or not. It did cost me a lot of money!!

Simon
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-01-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By sar-photo
Tri-Elmar 28-35-50 - changing focal length

Hi, just got myself one of these lenses (the E49 version), and I've got a question about changing oval lengths. Changing between 35 and 50 is lovely and smooth but when changing between 50 and 28...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-21-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By sar-photo
Can't see how to do this - is it done within...

Can't see how to do this - is it done within LR?

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-20-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By sar-photo
Fuji X100S and conversions lens - a question

I remember reading somewhere that the Conversion Lens setting in camera only affects jpgs. This suited me as I only shoot RAW and it meant I wouldn't have to remember to change the setting when I...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,221
Posted By sar-photo
Ok - the link for Lem's zine is in my...

Ok - the link for Lem's zine is in my signature...

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,221
Posted By sar-photo
I'm hoping to have it listed by the end of the...

I'm hoping to have it listed by the end of the day!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-31-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 11,216
Posted By sar-photo
Sorry to hear about your marriage Lem. I really...

Sorry to hear about your marriage Lem. I really hope things work out well for you.

I'm very tempted to buy a copy of your book - is there any way to get a signed copy?

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-27-2013
Replies: 91
Views: 9,182
Posted By sar-photo
Yes - I spent a year just using one camera (Canon...

Yes - I spent a year just using one camera (Canon A1) with one lens (Tamron 28-300) - there was nothing I couldn't shoot with that combination :D

Simon
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-25-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 8,797
Posted By sar-photo
I have both. For what you want to carry I would...

I have both. For what you want to carry I would advise you get the Pro. I have an X-Pro1 with 18/35/60 and I can carry these comfortably in either bag and could probably fit another lens or body at a...
Forum: RFF News 07-17-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 6,965
Posted By sar-photo
It's a great idea - I'd certainly like to sell...

It's a great idea - I'd certainly like to sell some of my prints!

Simon
Forum: RFF Polls 07-17-2013
Replies: 101
Views: 317,516
Posted By sar-photo
I answered 'yes', but it's not that black and...

I answered 'yes', but it's not that black and white (pun fully intended!).

Before I got my first digital camera (Fuji X100) I used a Mamiya 6 and a Minolta Autocord. I processed my own film (both...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,413
Posted By sar-photo
I feel the exact opposite - I think colour works...

I feel the exact opposite - I think colour works much better than mono in this series.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,413
Posted By sar-photo
I really like your style Fabio - great stuff!

I really like your style Fabio - great stuff!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-07-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 7,572
Posted By sar-photo
In 2005 I was in France near Mont St Michel. I...

In 2005 I was in France near Mont St Michel. I was taking pictures with my Speed Graphic and somebody asked if I was a press photographer!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-02-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 6,448
Posted By sar-photo
The best camera bag ever?!?

I thought it best to put this post in here as bag's are the bag that Joe's into...

I met up with a few other RFF members in London on Sunday. We were walking along the South Bank and Pavel, Noel,...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-28-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 11,062
Posted By sar-photo
I'm in - hopefully I'll be in London on the 30th.

I'm in - hopefully I'll be in London on the 30th.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-28-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,188
Posted By sar-photo
Seriously? What do you photograph around...

Seriously? What do you photograph around here?

Simon
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-28-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,188
Posted By sar-photo
I might be able to come along as I'm in...

I might be able to come along as I'm in Basingstoke at the moment - I'm normally in Scotland and don't get down this way often!

Just to clarify - you're planning on meeting up on Sunday 30th June at...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-05-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By sar-photo
Another photo - this one is of a cheery London...

Another photo - this one is of a cheery London bobby...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7450/8950957114_30010d23f7_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,608
Posted By sar-photo
For displaying the pictures, do people prefer...

For displaying the pictures, do people prefer lightbox (http://demo.madebyraygun.com/portfolio/john-james-audubon-basic-grid/) or a slideshow (http://demo.madebyraygun.com/portfolio/paul-cezanne/)?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By sar-photo
I don't recall any anti-semitic posts in the...

I don't recall any anti-semitic posts in the thread (anti-Thatcher ones yes, but she's definitely not Jewish) - are you sure your not getting this one mixed up with another one?

Simon
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By sar-photo
You sure can Vic - click on the Fistful of Books...

You sure can Vic - click on the Fistful of Books link in my signature...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By sar-photo
Arrggghhhh!! It's veering off topic again!!...

Arrggghhhh!! It's veering off topic again!! Here's another photo from the zine - a Thatcher fan from the look of it...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8556/8950956594_1ca649d68f_o.jpg
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By sar-photo
Here's another shot. This is the colour original...

Here's another shot. This is the colour original - the one in the zine is b+w.

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/sar-photography-simon-robinson-24-hour-photo-_dsf8486.jpg

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By sar-photo
Because the original post was not off topic - it...

Because the original post was not off topic - it was about a booklet of photographs documenting an important event in British history. The thread contained photographs and many of the comments...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By sar-photo
Gotta love the X-Pro!! Here's another photo...

Gotta love the X-Pro!!

Here's another photo that's in the zine - a chap in a menswear shop looking at the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,608
Posted By sar-photo
I've decided to go with Portfolio 2 from momnt -...

I've decided to go with Portfolio 2 from momnt - http://momnt.co/downloads/portfolio2/

I like the clean look and it comes with a great slideshow plugin!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-03-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,608
Posted By sar-photo
Arrggghh!! I meant wordpress.org! It's...

Arrggghh!! I meant wordpress.org! It's wordpress.org I'm using, not .com :bang: I always get them mixed up!

Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-03-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,608
Posted By sar-photo
Wordpress photography sites (not blogs)

Hi,

I'm redoing my website and am thinking of having a wordpress.com site. Can any one recommend any good themes to use? Or any wordpress based photography websites that I can have a look at?

As it...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-03-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By sar-photo
I assumed the bowler-hatted gentlemen were just...

I assumed the bowler-hatted gentlemen were just business men, they certainly weren't officials of any sort!

I did see a few other bowlers on the day, but these three were definitely the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-03-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By sar-photo
Thatcher's funeral zine

Great - the thread about my zine documenting the funeral of Margaret Thatcher has been moved to the 'Off Topic' forum. This means that it no longer shows up in the list of active threads :mad:

The...
Forum: Off Topic 06-03-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
Here's the photo of the third bowler hatted...

Here's the photo of the third bowler hatted gent...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8119/8934018557_274e372359_o.jpg

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Off Topic 06-02-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
Cheers! I understand that even after 20 odd years...

Cheers! I understand that even after 20 odd years there are some parts of the country that are still feeling the aftershocks of her government. I appreciate you taking the time to apologise (although...
Forum: Off Topic 06-02-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
If anyone is interested in producing zines of...

If anyone is interested in producing zines of their work under the Fistful of Books imprint please PM me - I'd love to produce zines of other peoples work!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Off Topic 06-02-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
Zines are self published, small circulation,...

Zines are self published, small circulation, limited edition booklets. They can contain text, drawings, pictures, photographs etc.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Off Topic 06-02-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
This is my fifth zine and each is limited to 100...

This is my fifth zine and each is limited to 100 copies. I design them and create the digital version which is sent to printers - so the printing is all I have to pay for. There are a few shops that...
Forum: Off Topic 06-02-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
It was shot on an X-Pro1 and obviously cropped a...

It was shot on an X-Pro1 and obviously cropped a bit!
Forum: Off Topic 06-02-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
I should have realised that a post mentioning...

I should have realised that a post mentioning Thatcher would generate a heated discussion. To try and steer it back to the pictures and zine, here is the photo of the two gentlemen in bowler...
Forum: Off Topic 06-01-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
If you are interested in being notified of new...

If you are interested in being notified of new releases, you can sign up for the mailing list on the home page.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Off Topic 06-01-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
Cheers Michael!

Cheers Michael!
Forum: Off Topic 06-01-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
I was there all day and didn't see any protests,...

I was there all day and didn't see any protests, but then I pretty much stuck to the funeral route. Outside St Paul's there were some people with protest banners but it was all rather low...
Forum: Off Topic 06-01-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 4,062
Posted By sar-photo
Thatcher's Funeral - a new zine from Fistful of Books

Hi,

I have just published a new zine.

On April 8th 2013, former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Margaret Thatcher died at the age of 87.
I travelled to London to photograph...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-18-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,866
Posted By sar-photo
You have a coffee maker?!? That's luxury!

You have a coffee maker?!? That's luxury!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By sar-photo
I exhibit my photographs as well as having some...

I exhibit my photographs as well as having some around the house. I also self publish limited edition zines. I like to see my photographs in print but I also have a website and blog.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,776
Posted By sar-photo
I am in the process of re-doing my website and...

I am in the process of re-doing my website and have a question around selling prints...

Do you think you should the display of photographs and the purchasing should be kept separate?

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 05-01-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 6,913
Posted By sar-photo
The fact that I live in the most boring place in...

The fact that I live in the most boring place in the world!

Simon
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-14-2013
Replies: 1,042
Views: 151,787
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/sar...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/sar-photography-simon-robinson-24-hour-photo-_dsf7884-edit.jpg

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/sar-photography-simon-robinson-24-hour-pho...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-14-2013
Replies: 1,042
Views: 151,787
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/sar...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/sar-photography-simon-robinson-24-hour-photo-_dsf8119.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-06-2013
Replies: 210
Views: 17,549
Posted By sar-photo
From a project I've just...

From a project I've just started...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/sar-photography-simon-robinson-24-hour-photo-_dsf80744.jpg

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-02-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 4,524
Posted By sar-photo
Can you install LR 4.4RC alongside 4.3, or do you...

Can you install LR 4.4RC alongside 4.3, or do you have to overwrite it?

Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-18-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks for your comments, and your right - I...

Thanks for your comments, and your right - I don't want to hear it :D

I don't think people will be confused (at least I hope not). Anyway, I'm sticking with the horizontal scrolling - but thanks...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-17-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks!! I'm extremely pleased with the...

Thanks!!

I'm extremely pleased with the finished zines but it was a long journey. I had a hell of a job with the printers. I wanted to keep the printing local and as I was working in Glasgow at the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-17-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By sar-photo
Redesigned my photo zine website - comments?

Hi,

I've just redesigned the website for Fistful of Books. FoB is the name under which I self publish photo zines. The old website was a simple WordPress.com blog affair. I was never that happy with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-25-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 2,326
Posted By sar-photo
I have three blogs, they are... blog: ...

I have three blogs, they are...

blog: for documentary projects or series of images
photoblog: where I post a photo every day - over 500 posts and rising!!
fistfulofbooks: posts about...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-24-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By sar-photo
Yeah - it's too wide for me too! Simon

Yeah - it's too wide for me too!

Simon
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-24-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By sar-photo
Discount voucher for new Fuji XF 14mm lens

Just got an email from Fuji UK saying that as I was a registered X-Pro1 user they were giving me a voucher for £50 off the new 14mm lens!

What jolly nice people Fuji are!!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: RFF News 01-21-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 21,580
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks Stephen - I thought I had deleted them....

Thanks Stephen - I thought I had deleted them. Must have just deleted them from the old gallery.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-19-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By sar-photo
Yes - a real pain! I want to enter the...

Yes - a real pain! I want to enter the competition but I can't as when I try to upload an image I cannot select the competition gallery as it is greyed out :bang:

Simon
Forum: RFF News 01-18-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 21,580
Posted By sar-photo
Can someone please tell me why I cannot upload to...

Can someone please tell me why I cannot upload to the competition gallery - it was fine before the gallery software was updated.

Simon
Forum: RFF News 01-17-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 21,580
Posted By sar-photo
Chrome on Windows 7 - also tried IE9 but still...

Chrome on Windows 7 - also tried IE9 but still greyed out.

It is the only category that is greyed out - I can post to any other gallery!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: RFF News 01-16-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 21,580
Posted By sar-photo
I refer you to my previous post - I cannot post...

I refer you to my previous post - I cannot post to the competition gallery as it is greyed out and cannot be selected.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: RFF News 01-16-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 21,580
Posted By sar-photo
I can't upload photo's as '2012 CONTEST - STREET...

I can't upload photo's as '2012 CONTEST - STREET PHOTOGRAPHY HUMAN CONDITION' under Category is greyed out.

Any instructions on how to upload photo's to the gallery?

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,888
Posted By sar-photo
I bought my X100, X-Pro1, XF 35mm and XF 60mm...

I bought my X100, X-Pro1, XF 35mm and XF 60mm from an independent camera shop in Glasgow. Yes they were a bit more expensive, but they are now the only camera shop left in Glasgow (Curry's etc don't...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-13-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By sar-photo
I occasionally press the Q button without...

I occasionally press the Q button without realising. I remember when the XP1 came out and everyone was raving about the Q button - never used it myself!

Simon
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-08-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 3,167
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks for the mention guys!! Simon

Thanks for the mention guys!!

Simon
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-08-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,198
Posted By sar-photo
My main camera was a Mamiya 6. I'd always...

My main camera was a Mamiya 6. I'd always hankered after a Leica, so I borrowed a friend's M6 and 35mm cron. I was out taking photos with the Leica and found myself thinking that if I came across a...
Forum: RFF News 01-02-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 21,580
Posted By sar-photo
Apparently fixed lens rangefinders are ok - and...

Apparently fixed lens rangefinders are ok - and they can't accept other rf lenses.

Unless my understanding of what a fixed lens rangefinder is is incorrect!

I really think we need some...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-02-2013
Replies: 1,880
Views: 204,172
Posted By sar-photo
Got Grim Street by Mark Cohen and French Kiss by...

Got Grim Street by Mark Cohen and French Kiss by Anders Petersen for christmas.

Had a rare trip to London in early December and picked up the following...

The Chinese - Liu Zheng
Rome - William...
Forum: RFF News 12-26-2012
Replies: 129
Views: 21,580
Posted By sar-photo
Can you confirm this please? Stephen said that...

Can you confirm this please?

Stephen said that fixed lens RF's are ok - does that include the X100?

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 12-19-2012
Replies: 370
Views: 60,266
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/sar...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/sar-photography-simon-robinson-24-hour-photo-_dsf6740-edit.jpg?w=700

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/sar-photography-simon-robinson-24-ho...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-17-2012
Replies: 2,863
Views: 392,532
Posted By sar-photo
From a recent trip to...

From a recent trip to...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-28-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks!! You're my first zine sale :D Simon

Thanks!! You're my first zine sale :D

Simon
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-28-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks guys, and a special thanks to Drew!!

Thanks guys, and a special thanks to Drew!!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-27-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By sar-photo
Self-published zines

I have recently set up Fistful of Books to publish limited edition zines of my photography.

I designed them and created pdf's using Adobe inDesign and Distiller. I then sent the pdf's to a printer...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-28-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By sar-photo
Hmmm... thanks. I think I'll with you guys and...

Hmmm... thanks. I think I'll with you guys and leave it as it is for now!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-26-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By sar-photo
Photoblogging and WordPress themes

Hi,

I currently have a fairly popular photoblog (http://24hourphoto.wordPress.com) but I'm starting to go off the boring layout. I came across this blog (http://streetsinlondon.tumblr.com/) the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-15-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,175
Posted By sar-photo
Just got a Street Strap this week and I'm very...

Just got a Street Strap this week and I'm very pleased with it - nice and comfotable from the get go. Good length too.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-13-2012
Replies: 1,042
Views: 151,787
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/sar...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/sar-photography-simon-robinson-24-hour-photo-_dsf5083-edit.jpg

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/sar-photography-simon-robinson-24-hour-pho...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-09-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 6,510
Posted By sar-photo
Yes - thanks for posting it Bob!!

Yes - thanks for posting it Bob!!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-08-2012
Replies: 1,880
Views: 204,172
Posted By sar-photo
I looked through Peachtree on the train home -...

I looked through Peachtree on the train home - haven't had chance to look at No Worries yet.

I think that when you buy a Martin Parr book you know what you are getting and Peachtree is Martin Parr...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-08-2012
Replies: 1,880
Views: 204,172
Posted By sar-photo
Went to a book signing by Martin Parr on Monday...

Went to a book signing by Martin Parr on Monday evening. Picked up his two latest - Up And Down Peachtree and No Worries. Got him to sign them and a opy of The Last Resort I already had.

He gave a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-02-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,990
Posted By sar-photo
Excellent work John! Simon

Excellent work John!

Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,282
Posted By sar-photo
Not all lenses have a distance scale on them...

Not all lenses have a distance scale on them though.

Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,282
Posted By sar-photo
Damn! Another get rich quick plan scuppered! ...

Damn! Another get rich quick plan scuppered!

Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,282
Posted By sar-photo
Hyperfocal button

I was just wondering if there were any cameras with a hyperfocal button.

When you press the button it would set the focus to the hyperfocal distance for the selected aperture. Bloody great idea...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By sar-photo
Excellent - thanks starless

Excellent - thanks starless
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-28-2012
Replies: 652
Views: 81,591
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/dsf...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/dsf2042-edit.jpg

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/dsf1730.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-17-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,062
Posted By sar-photo
I agree - 50mm equiv would be spot on for...

I agree - 50mm equiv would be spot on for me.

Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-04-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,115
Posted By sar-photo
So what's the point in having a fast wide angle...

So what's the point in having a fast wide angle lens if it gives horrible looking effects in the background?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-03-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,115
Posted By sar-photo
It's RAW with no processing - only imported into...

It's RAW with no processing - only imported into Lightroom.

Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-03-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,115
Posted By sar-photo
Weird OOF effects from x100

Took some photos at f2 yesterday and just noticed the strange out of focus effects on the gable roofs of the houses in the background - is this normal with the wee...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-27-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks guys - I'll send a photo to the local...

Thanks guys - I'll send a photo to the local botanic gardens and see if they know what it is.

Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-27-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By sar-photo
Had it for ages - not sure where it came from.

Had it for ages - not sure where it came from.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-27-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By sar-photo
In my bedroom!

In my bedroom!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-27-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By sar-photo
I'm in the UK but the tree is not from the UK....

I'm in the UK but the tree is not from the UK. All I have is the leaf - I've no idea what the tree looks like!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-27-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By sar-photo
Need your help in identifying this leaf

Yes, that's right - I'm asking the mighty members of RFF to help me identify the tree that this leaf comes...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-20-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,083
Posted By sar-photo
Why pay for Reid reviews when there's this guy...

Why pay for Reid reviews when there's this guy doing much more intensive reviews for free!! Plus he references Ken Rockwell - that's good enough for me.

Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,709
Posted By sar-photo
I took one of my favourite photo's in a Glasgow...

I took one of my favourite photo's in a Glasgow Subway station...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/dsf1015-edit.jpg?w=1024

I wanted to take some photos at Central Station in Glasgow -...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-17-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,078
Posted By sar-photo
Dick - you need to keep a photo on your original...

Dick - you need to keep a photo on your original card. Once you have updated put the original back in and take another photo - the counter will carry on from the previous photo.

Does that make...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-16-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,856
Posted By sar-photo
Wow - gotta get me to New York with a suitcase...

Wow - gotta get me to New York with a suitcase full of prints!! It's hopeless trying to sell photographs in the UK - they're not regarded as art here :(

Simon
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-02-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 5,389
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks for including some of my pictures among...

Thanks for including some of my pictures among this fantastic selection.

Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By sar-photo
They are limited to ten prints of each...

They are limited to ten prints of each photograph.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2012
Replies: 2,863
Views: 392,532
Posted By sar-photo
Window shopping in...

Window shopping in Glasgow.

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/dsf3623-edit.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-22-2012
Replies: 211
Views: 32,210
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks Jamie. I use Silver Efex Pro to convert to...

Thanks Jamie. I use Silver Efex Pro to convert to black and white. The "Glasgow Women's Library" was done using the 'Antique Plate 1' preset - it is obviously a good preset as it is supposed to mimic...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-19-2012
Replies: 211
Views: 32,210
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/dsf...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/dsf3543-edit.jpg

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/dsf3399-edit.jpg

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/dsf2850-edit1.jpg

http...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By sar-photo
Yeah - I made sure I got in quick to get Matt's...

Yeah - I made sure I got in quick to get Matt's pigeon shot - I think it's the only one that's sold out.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By sar-photo
Street Photography sale

Anybody else bought some of the limited edition street photographs on offer at www.thestreetcollection.net (http://www.thestreetcollection.net) ?

I bought two (couldn't help myself) - one by Matt...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-17-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 3,117
Posted By sar-photo
I'm just thankful that there are people like you...

I'm just thankful that there are people like you and Katelyn who are prepared to take in abused/stray animals. A stray cat adopted us a few years ago and he has the biggest personality that I have...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-08-2012
Replies: 1,151
Views: 99,730
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/dsf...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/dsf3348.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-06-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,074
Posted By sar-photo
Does this happen in Aperture Priority?

Does this happen in Aperture Priority?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-31-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 4,252
Posted By sar-photo
Mine is quite an early one - S/N 824. I'm hoping...

Mine is quite an early one - S/N 824.

I'm hoping the newer ones are more reliable.

Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-30-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 4,252
Posted By sar-photo
Really like my X100 but...

I'm having to send it back to Fuji because of the sticky aperture problem. This will be the third time it has been returned for the same problem in 9 months. The previous two times Fuji replaced the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-11-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By sar-photo
Excellent shots Chris! Do you just shoot and run?

Excellent shots Chris! Do you just shoot and run?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-06-2012
Replies: 652
Views: 81,591
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/dsf...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/dsf2881-edit.jpg


http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/dsf26061.jpg

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/dsf2261.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2012
Replies: 1,042
Views: 151,787
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/dsf...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/dsf2585-edit.jpg
Tom and Jerry.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2011
Replies: 2,863
Views: 392,532
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/dsf...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/dsf1949.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2011
Replies: 2,863
Views: 392,532
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/dsf...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/dsf1991.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-23-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4,278
Posted By sar-photo
Hi James. The X100 is my first digital camera. I...

Hi James.
The X100 is my first digital camera. I held off going digital as I don't like SLRs and I do like optical viewfinders. I must say that I am very impressed with it. It does have its quirks...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-13-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By sar-photo
Only 5 days and $24k to go - dig deep guys!!

Only 5 days and $24k to go - dig deep guys!!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-10-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By sar-photo
Bright day in Glasgow

This is my photo for today on my 24 hour photo blog (http://24hourphoto.wordpress.com). I took around 40 photos on this street at lunchtime today. Not sure yet if this is the best one - time will...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-30-2011
Replies: 3,137
Views: 426,876
Posted By sar-photo
http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/dsf...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/dsf1015-edit.jpg


http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/dsf0605a.jpg


http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/dsf1293-edit2.jpg


http:...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2011
Replies: 2,863
Views: 392,532
Posted By sar-photo
Another one from my daily...

Another one from my daily blog...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/dsf0948b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2011
Replies: 2,863
Views: 392,532
Posted By sar-photo
Today's photo from my 24hourphoto...

Today's photo from my 24hourphoto blog...

http://24hourphoto.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/dsf1102-edit.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By sar-photo
I don't think I'm discriminating against film -...

I don't think I'm discriminating against film - the picture of Jesus was taken on film as digital didn't exist back then :p

The idea behind this blog is to post one photo a day that was taken on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks guys. I hope you pop back from time to...

Thanks guys. I hope you pop back from time to time - there's a new photo every day!!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By sar-photo
24 Hour Photo - new photo blog

Hello everybody. I started a new photo blog at the beginning of September. My aim is to post one photo a day with most of the photo's being taken on the day that they were posted.

Anyway, check it...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-15-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks very much guys! I know I don't update my...

Thanks very much guys! I know I don't update my blog as often as I should. In the past it was because I only processed my film 3 or 4 times a year.

Maybe that will change now I have a digital...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-13-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By sar-photo
Reading project...

Just added some more 'Reading' photo's to my blog. These latest ones were all taken on my X100 (if that matters to anyone :p).

http://sarphotography.wordpress.com/

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-11-2011
Replies: 3,137
Views: 426,876
Posted By sar-photo
I've had my X100 for a few weeks now and although...

I've had my X100 for a few weeks now and although it took a bit of getting used to (it's my first auto focus camera and my first digital), I really like it!

Here's a few recent photos taken in...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-31-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,398
Posted By sar-photo
Ok Joe - here's how it works on mine... Go to...

Ok Joe - here's how it works on mine...

Go to DISP. CUSTOM SETTINGS
Select OVF
Check the settings you want i.e. HISTOGRAM
Exit from the Menu
When looking through the OVF press the DISP BACK button...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-28-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By sar-photo
Sounds great Dave! When do we get to see the...

Sounds great Dave! When do we get to see the results?

Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-26-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 1,862
Posted By sar-photo
Yes, but then my Autocord has been in for repair...

Yes, but then my Autocord has been in for repair for the past five weeks :(

But I do love the X100. I printed an image from it at 15 x 20 inches - absolutely spectacular!!

Simon
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-07-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By sar-photo
Sounds goog to me - I'll order one! Cheers Simon

Sounds goog to me - I'll order one!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-07-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By sar-photo
SDHC Card prices - is this a legit card?

I am looking at getting a Sandisk Extreme Pro 8GB SDHC card. The usual price seems to be around £50 - £60 (£70 if you buy it from Jessops!).

However on Amazon there is a seller (Pic-stop Jersey)...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-28-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By sar-photo
Quick question about the X100

I had a brief play with one in a shop. When using the optical viewfinder, after taking a photo the image is shown in the viewfinder - can this be disabled?

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-28-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By sar-photo
Just looked again and I found it!

Just looked again and I found it!
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-28-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By sar-photo
Looked there but I couldn't find one.

Looked there but I couldn't find one.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-28-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By sar-photo
Fuji X100 online manual?

Does anyone know where I can find an online manual for the X100? I'd like to have a look at one before deciding whether to buy one or not.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-03-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By sar-photo
Great Chris - I really like photographs like...

Great Chris - I really like photographs like this.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By sar-photo
Thanks for the tip on the double exposure fix...

Thanks for the tip on the double exposure fix Dan. That's one less con for the Autocord!

Simon
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-19-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By sar-photo
My Autocord

About a year ago I bought a late 50's Autocord to replace the Mamiya 6 that I had to sell to ward off the bailiffs :p

I remember being very impressed with it when it arrived and I still really like...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 05-11-2011
Replies: 1,880
Views: 204,172
Posted By sar-photo
Yes, I got Wonderland a few weeks ago. I love the...

Yes, I got Wonderland a few weeks ago. I love the fact that although many of the pictures are spread across two pages, the design of the book allows it to be opened fully and you do not lose any of...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-10-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By sar-photo
The ones in Glasgow are £999. Simon

The ones in Glasgow are £999.

Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-10-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By sar-photo
There's one in Jessops on Sauchiehall Street in...

There's one in Jessops on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow as well (the main store, not the one at the top of Buchanan Street). Oh, and last week Merchant City Cameras (also in Glasgow) had one in the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By sar-photo
I use my blog to show images that don't fit on my...

I use my blog to show images that don't fit on my website - such as documentary stories, ongoing projects etc.

I only update it when I have something to post - which is probably about every two...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-03-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 10,044
Posted By sar-photo
Can't find Click's website either! Very intrigued...

Can't find Click's website either! Very intrigued to see his photographs - c'mon Click, share your website with us!

Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-28-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,254
Posted By sar-photo
I'm currently in the process of printing, matting...

I'm currently in the process of printing, matting and framing around 50 photographs for an exhibition in May. I shoot medium format, scan the negs on an Epson V750 and print them on A2 paper on an...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-19-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 3,479
Posted By sar-photo
This really shows that the still image is still a...

This really shows that the still image is still a very powerful thing.

Exceptional and excellent!

Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-13-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 3,715
Posted By sar-photo
Very well put efirmage. I don't think that...

Very well put efirmage.

I don't think that Adams is better than Frank or vice versa. They are both excellent photographers in their chosen genres. It's just that the quote by Elliott Erwitt rang...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-13-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 3,715
Posted By sar-photo
I don't think that this is specifically about...

I don't think that this is specifically about Adams and Frank. Isn't it more about content vs technical perfection?

Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-13-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 3,715
Posted By sar-photo
Quality of photographs

Came across this quote from a famous photographer the other day.

"Quality doesn't mean deep blacks and whatever tonal range. That's not quality, that's a kind of quality. The pictures of Robert...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 04-13-2011
Replies: 110
Views: 8,492
Posted By sar-photo
A bit off-topic but the mention of films based on...

A bit off-topic but the mention of films based on Raymond Chandler's books (The Big Sleep etc) reminded me of my favourite line from a book. It's from 'The High Window'...

"From thirty feet away...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-30-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By sar-photo
Just found out about the Hoya B-30 filters - were...

Just found out about the Hoya B-30 filters - were ND filters available in this mount?

Simon
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-30-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By sar-photo
Rollei ND filters - are they really neutral?

G'day all,

I want to get some ND filters for my Autocord (Bay I) and I'm finding it very hard to get them in the actual Bay mount.

I know that B+W do (or did) them in Bay I, but buggered if I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-24-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,338
Posted By sar-photo
Hi Vicky, The problem is that if not used, the...

Hi Vicky,

The problem is that if not used, the old grease becomes very thick and almost sets - this is when the focus lever can break if forced too hard.

My understanding is that if you get the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-22-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,733
Posted By sar-photo
The Ricoh Auto 66 has an uncoupled meter -...

The Ricoh Auto 66 has an uncoupled meter - doesn't it?

I'm tending towards a Yashica Mat 124 at the moment.

Simon.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-21-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,733
Posted By sar-photo
TLR's with coupled meters

I'd quite like to get a TLR with a decent coupled meter. I currently own an Autocord with an uncoupled meter and I have owned various Rolleiflexes with coupled meters (all the ones I had were...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-10-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,812
Posted By sar-photo
Street photography can be about themes - I...

Street photography can be about themes - I started a project a few years ago inspired by
Andre Kertesz's book 'On Reading'.
One lunchtime I came across this...
Forum: Photo Software 03-09-2011
Replies: 108
Views: 7,769
Posted By sar-photo
I was reading 'On Being A Photographer' by David...

I was reading 'On Being A Photographer' by David Hurn and Bill Jay last night. The book was written in the early 00's (I think - although it could have been the late 90's) and touches on this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-09-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 5,852
Posted By sar-photo
If people insist on using 'that' word in...

If people insist on using 'that' word in reference to film photography, can they at least spell it correctly - it's analogue :D

(No offence to our American cousins who are obviously in such a rush...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-09-2011
Replies: 88
Views: 10,801
Posted By sar-photo
Exploded! Bloody hell - were they the official...

Exploded! Bloody hell - were they the official batteries or cheap knock-offs?

What has eveybody got against photo's of cats? Whenever I get a new camera it is one of our cats that is the first...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-08-2011
Replies: 88
Views: 10,801
Posted By sar-photo
Larky's somewhere near London I think. Ohh,...

Larky's somewhere near London I think.

Ohh, this is getting exciting :D

Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-07-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,737
Posted By sar-photo
Good on yer Keith! It was a pleasure to support a...

Good on yer Keith! It was a pleasure to support a fine upstanding bloke such as yourself.

You're lucky with the price in Aus - if you convert to UK price to AUD it comes in at $1600!!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-06-2011
Replies: 180
Views: 15,094
Posted By sar-photo
I may regard him as a saint if he took a nude...

I may regard him as a saint if he took a nude self portrait with a chicken in the outback :D

But then, on second thoughts, maybe not :eek:

Simon
Forum: RFF Polls 03-04-2011
Replies: 2,457
Views: 1,465,748
Posted By sar-photo
I'm going to be spending the weekend scanning...

I'm going to be spending the weekend scanning some 35mm negatives from the 80's and 90's.

I only use MF now and I scan them on an Epson V750 - great for 120 but not at all great for 35mm. A friend...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-04-2011
Replies: 180
Views: 15,094
Posted By sar-photo
I'm in. Having only recently found work after a...

I'm in. Having only recently found work after a long period of unemployment, I too know what you are going through.

Hopefully things are looking up fo me now as I have a good (although temporary)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By sar-photo
What you need is another G20 larky!! Simon

What you need is another G20 larky!!

Simon
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-13-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8,551
Posted By sar-photo
I use diver's wrist lanyards - like the one at...

I use diver's wrist lanyards - like the one at the bottom of this page:
http://www.roho.co.uk/acatalog/Lanyards.html

They're cheap, strong and you can use the toggle to secure it around your...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-13-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,778
Posted By sar-photo
I recently bought a Minolta 5400 and got it...

I recently bought a Minolta 5400 and got it working on Windows 7 64bit.
Have a look here: http://www.fixya.com/support/t872019-minolta_dimage_scan_elite_5400_vista

Follow the instructions in...
Forum: Off Topic 02-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By sar-photo
X100 style?!?

What clothes should one wear whilst out and about with their new Fuji?

I want to be sure that I am wearing the right clobber to set of my new camera. Oh, and what is the best hairstyle to go with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2011
Replies: 171
Views: 10,183
Posted By sar-photo
The power of RFF - all the M3's at Aperture have...

The power of RFF - all the M3's at Aperture have recently sold -

http://www.apertureuk.com/leica.html#lms

Still some left at Ffordes though!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 4,271
Posted By sar-photo
Well thank you Simon. Us Simon's have to stick...

Well thank you Simon. Us Simon's have to stick together!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 4,271
Posted By sar-photo
Yes Simon, excellent work! I've always liked your...

Yes Simon, excellent work! I've always liked your photographs.

Maybe it's because you're a Simon. OMIT (another Simon) is a jolly good photographer as well. Someday I hope to join you two!
...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-31-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,583
Posted By sar-photo
Hi Kully, Logan mountcutters are excellent....

Hi Kully,

Logan mountcutters are excellent. They come in various sizes and are very easy to use!

Cheers
Simon
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2010
Replies: 80
Views: 5,248
Posted By sar-photo
Due to financial necessity I had to sell my...

Due to financial necessity I had to sell my Mamiya 6 and lenses. It was my only camera (apart from a couple of Holgas - but, as everyone knows, they're not real cameras :D ) so I had to replace it...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-17-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By sar-photo
Yeah - I wouldn't want me as a customer either! ...

Yeah - I wouldn't want me as a customer either!

Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-17-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By sar-photo
I know, but I really didn't want to do that. I...

I know, but I really didn't want to do that. I sort of think that I should go by the main subject, but then some photo's have more than one main subject!

Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-17-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By sar-photo
Smile Categorising photos on my website

I am in the process of setting up a new website through Clikpic and I have got to the stage of setting up galleries. This has brought up the problem of how many galleries, what to call them and how...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-15-2010
Replies: 140
Views: 27,644
Posted By sar-photo
I only shoot medium format now but I have a load...

I only shoot medium format now but I have a load of 35mm negs from the 80's and 90's. I want to get a decent scanner to make good scans of the best of my 35mm images. Once I have done the scans I'd...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-14-2010
Replies: 140
Views: 27,644
Posted By sar-photo
What is the difference between the 7500i Ai and...

What is the difference between the 7500i Ai and the 7600i Ai? Just wondering because I have seen a 7500 for a good price!

Simon
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-13-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 6,145
Posted By sar-photo
As Simon said... wrap up warm and continue as...

As Simon said... wrap up warm and continue as usual (but with a lot more stops in coffe shops!).

Simon

ps. the hat I'm wearing in my avatar is worth it's weight in gold!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-08-2010
Replies: 1,880
Views: 204,172
Posted By sar-photo
I've got quite a few new books lately so I...

I've got quite a few new books lately so I haven't had time to read them all...

Lola Alvarez Bravo
Andre Kertesz
A Shadow Falls (beautiful photographs but I do prefer 'On This Earth')
A Maverick...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-02-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 7,931
Posted By sar-photo
My camera only has one lens :( Well, two...

My camera only has one lens :(

Well, two really - but then it is a TLR :D

Simon
Forum: Off Topic 11-09-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By sar-photo
Comment on what is and what isn't a fake

This is something I found in 'Jackdaw' magazine (a 'Private Eye' style magazine for the art world)...


"Fine art campaigner Charles Thomson notes that some 'fake Hirsts' are now on the market.
...
Forum: Off Topic 11-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 1,475
Posted By sar-photo
What is it with people and ebay?

I needed a 82mm WA Adaptor ring for my Lee filter holder and have been watching one on ebay. It reached £38 yesterday (+ £2.99 postage) so I decided to buy one new from Morco for £40 (free postage).
...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-28-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,151
Posted By sar-photo
I got a GX a few years ago and sent it straight...

I got a GX a few years ago and sent it straight back to the shop. It didn't have the build quality or feel of the F and I found the shutter louder and not nearly as smooth as the F. I have no idea...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2010
Replies: 618
Views: 39,144
Posted By sar-photo
One of the terms that makes me cringe is 'soup' -...

One of the terms that makes me cringe is 'soup' - when applied to developing not the yummy vegetably brothy stuff.

I was out with my Crown Graphic and somebaody asked me what newspaper I was...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-18-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By sar-photo
Minolta Autocord - question!?!

Got myself an Autocord this week. It is a late fifties LMX with the built in light meter. I have tested the meter and it is spot on (lucky me :D). The problem is that the dial on the side which is...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-11-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By sar-photo
I was wondering how you got on Stefan - did it...

I was wondering how you got on Stefan - did it all work out satisfactorily?

Cheers
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-06-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By sar-photo
For some reason the text colour changed in my...

For some reason the text colour changed in my previous post - don't know why :confused: I hope that it is readable!

Stefan, If you want to make a complaint to ebay I will back you up.

Cheers
Simon
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-06-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By sar-photo
Hi Stefan, The seller was aware of the problem...

Hi Stefan,

The seller was aware of the problem yesterday because I asked him about the focus lever. He sent me the following email...

Dear ukb375,

Hi, I have just noticed that it doesn't move...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-04-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By sar-photo
Don't want a Mamiya as I will be using it as my...

Don't want a Mamiya as I will be using it as my main carry around camera and the Mamiya will be too big and heavy.
Think I'll go for a 3.5 or 2.8. Or maybe a Minolta Autocord - which is the best one...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-04-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By sar-photo
TLR dilemma

I want to get a TLR. I've owned Rollei 3.5F's and 2.8F's in the past and I really regret selling my 2.8F a couple of years ago.

Here's my dilemma...

Money's a bit tight and I cannot afford a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 3,186
Posted By sar-photo
How quickly things are forgotten!

According to The New York Times the newest thing in photography is...

FILM!!

I quote from their lens blog - "Christoph Bangert wanted to try something new for portraits he was taking in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-27-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By sar-photo
Hey - I just added some photos to your cat and...

Hey - I just added some photos to your cat and dog thread and now I see this one! We must be attracted by similar images!

http://www2.clikpic.com/sarphoto/images/SAR297.jpg
...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-27-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,363
Posted By sar-photo
Very specific brief, but I have a couple that...

Very specific brief, but I have a couple that fit...

http://www2.clikpic.com/sarphoto/images/SAR316.jpg
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-17-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,118
Posted By sar-photo
I have been using a Hadley Pro for the past few...

I have been using a Hadley Pro for the past few years with the exact same kit! I find that it is the best bag that I have ever used. I have the main compartment divided into three sections. The 150...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-16-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,438
Posted By sar-photo
Maybe you should have experimented with a...

Maybe you should have experimented with a shallower depth of field to throw the background more out of focus. The foreground is getting lost in the background - if you know what I mean!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-01-2010
Replies: 2,328
Views: 498,213
Posted By sar-photo
Aye, the dog was fine. She had a Gastric...

Aye, the dog was fine. She had a Gastric Dilation-Volvulus (twisted stomach). You can read about it and see the rest of the project on my blog - link below.
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