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Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 51 Minutes Ago
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Posted By jsrockit
Something to keep in mind... Bessas routinely go...

Something to keep in mind... Bessas routinely go for 1/2 to 60% of new price on ebay. They don't have a great resale value, so if you buy new, and need to sell later for a Leica, you will lose a...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
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Posted By jsrockit
But have you had the Ikon to compare it to? :D

But have you had the Ikon to compare it to? :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Day Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
I agree, and say this often... dedication comes...

I agree, and say this often... dedication comes once you are having fun and can't help but do it because you enjoy it.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Day Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 3,378
Posted By jsrockit
I would argue that many use film because of the...

I would argue that many use film because of the process.
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,086
Posted By jsrockit
They are the worst...paranoid always. And truly...

They are the worst...paranoid always. And truly believe that it's illegal to photograph them. It's usually not worth it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Cal, most of that came from me. I went about it...

Cal, most of that came from me. I went about it the wrong way (as I do often since I tend to lack tact if I get worked up) and continue to feel bad about it. I just wanted to see the work because...
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 183
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Posted By jsrockit
I went to school for photography and have seen...

I went to school for photography and have seen proper equipment in relation to slides. It's just another viewing method for me. I guess I'm more of a message over medium type.
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
I get that. However, it's just another method of...

I get that. However, it's just another method of looking at photos. All this talk of superiority of a viewing medium means nothing if the photos aren't worth looking at. If they are worth looking...
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Like it or not, screens are used to show work in...

Like it or not, screens are used to show work in galleries and museums... and do a pretty good job of doing so. However, I'm more of a content person than a pixel / grain peeper, so we may obsess...
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
I agree. I print when I have something to print...

I agree. I print when I have something to print for. other than that, I print a few times a year to make sure stuff looks the way I want when printed big. In the meantime, I make a book each month...
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Well, I would say that they are part of the...

Well, I would say that they are part of the selfie crowd no? Note I didn't say they were using them for selfies, but its all for social purposes... not for art. Where did you get the info that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,086
Posted By jsrockit
I remember both of those times Cal. I'd love to...

I remember both of those times Cal. I'd love to see the photos as well.
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
That will be interesting to see...if it pans out....

That will be interesting to see...if it pans out. I would imagine that would mean there is going to have to be more companies manufacturing scanners and darkroom equipment for individual users and a...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 6 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 583
Posted By jsrockit
1 body + 35mm lens or two bodies with a 28mm /...

1 body + 35mm lens or two bodies with a 28mm / 50mm combo.
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Well, computer manufacturers had to deal with the...

Well, computer manufacturers had to deal with the same thing years ago. Nobody stopped making computers even though the average person only upgrades after 4-5 years. Digital items evolve and there...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 6 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 583
Posted By jsrockit
Well, I'd only want a second body if I already...

Well, I'd only want a second body if I already have two lenses... the answer depends on many variables.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 2,889
Posted By jsrockit
I guess, despite his obvious goal outside of...

I guess, despite his obvious goal outside of photography / videography, he was using a camera in public on the streets.

We got off topic, but we will go back to the topic and leave George behind. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 2,889
Posted By jsrockit
Where did any of us condone this behavior? We...

Where did any of us condone this behavior? We just simply stated that we have known people that have done it... I haven't done it myself and those that do it are not my hero in any form.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 2,889
Posted By jsrockit
Chris is right on point... I've known many guys...

Chris is right on point... I've known many guys who use this "tactic" successfully. Doesn't work for those of us who are shy, don't like rejection, or actually respect the opposite sex.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
One man's collapse is another man's equilibrium. ...

One man's collapse is another man's equilibrium. It's all in your bias and how you choose to interpret things.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Cal, you are one of the sane voices... this time!...

Cal, you are one of the sane voices... this time! ;) The Cal-zone isn't such a bad place. In person, we love the over the top gear fests.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 2,889
Posted By jsrockit
The books are too good to be in goodwill... and...

The books are too good to be in goodwill... and the library's focus most likely isn't on photography.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Welcome to the preeminate film vs. digital...

Welcome to the preeminate film vs. digital thread! It's like the Twilight Zone in here. ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
I think he is referring to the fact that large MP...

I think he is referring to the fact that large MP sensors, such as the 36mp sensor used by Sony and Nikon) tend to show any and all defects from camera shake, missed focus, etc at 100%. Of course...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Isn't this an exaggeration? All you need to do...

Isn't this an exaggeration? All you need to do is use a higher shutter speed than you used to. Higher and higher ISO figures allow for higher shutter speeds, so I'm not so sure why it's that hard. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 2,889
Posted By jsrockit
Many say that about photography in general, and...

Many say that about photography in general, and music, and art, and movies, and, etc.
Forum: The Business Of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,931
Posted By jsrockit
How the hell is this news?

How the hell is this news?
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By jsrockit
I've printed 20x30" prints that I was satisfied...

I've printed 20x30" prints that I was satisfied with... however, your expectations may be higher than mine.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,671
Posted By jsrockit
I'd start with the camera you truly want. ...

I'd start with the camera you truly want. Another alternative is a Canon P with 50mm 1.8. I'm sure you'll be able to spare some more cash in the near future for darkroom stuff... Also, if you look...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Film most likely already sells in larger...

Film most likely already sells in larger quantities (percentage wise) versus digital when in comparison to vinyl vs. digital downloads / CDs. Neither are indicative of a real resurgence to...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks again for the info Jager and Cal. It's...

Thanks again for the info Jager and Cal. It's time to step it up a notch and get one of these.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
Just a quick follow up regarding the Spectraview...

Just a quick follow up regarding the Spectraview monitors... they appear to have a hockey puck type device coupled with software for calibration. How does it differ from the 3rd party...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Got it, thanks. So, can anyone tell us the real...

Got it, thanks. So, can anyone tell us the real situation? Someone who isn't pro film or pro digital? Probably not.

I agree with Godfrey though. Digital cameras, for those who aren't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
I thought DSC was digital system cameras though.

I thought DSC was digital system cameras though.
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,241
Posted By jsrockit
No, I'm in Regulation... you don't get paid like...

No, I'm in Regulation... you don't get paid like that to enforce rules.
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By jsrockit
Yes... ...

Yes... ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 4,394
Posted By jsrockit
Like who... ?

Like who... ?
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By jsrockit
After owning both the X100 and X100s in silver, I...

After owning both the X100 and X100s in silver, I went for the X100T in black this time. I feel the X100T is finally the mature version of this camera. I love it.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks Cal, we will talk offline about this at...

Thanks Cal, we will talk offline about this at the next meet-up or something. I still have to give you back your Wire DVDs.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
Cal, I'm not sure what I'm going to do yet, but...

Cal, I'm not sure what I'm going to do yet, but it's getting time for an upgrade (my computer is 4 years old and is getting to be pretty slow). This is good info to know going forward.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks Jager, I get it now. Cal, sorry for the...

Thanks Jager, I get it now. Cal, sorry for the detour.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By jsrockit
Yawn... what was the purpose of that?

Yawn... what was the purpose of that?
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
Perhaps I'm missing something... but it's not...

Perhaps I'm missing something... but it's not just software calibration, there is hardware involved... it's just external hardware (as opposed to the Eizo's built in hardware).

Ah I see... it's...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
Cal, the other option is to buy something like a...

Cal, the other option is to buy something like a Datacolor*Spyder4PRO and do it that way... it's still hardware calibration which allows you to change the brightness, etc too (on any monitor that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 3,988
Posted By jsrockit
Ok, can we now keep the hate to a minimum and get...

Ok, can we now keep the hate to a minimum and get back to the topic? Hating people and assuming that they are all the same because the way they dress or where they live is not what RFF is about.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 184
Views: 6,903
Posted By jsrockit
How is an image that is perfect and polished...

How is an image that is perfect and polished artificial? They are both artificial (film / digital).
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 184
Views: 6,903
Posted By jsrockit
I can agree with this. The film process is...

I can agree with this. The film process is different, the cameras feel different, and that is appealing to some. I remember when it was to me. Now I'm digital and very happy. I'm happy I can do...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By jsrockit
Anyone bought this? Are you liking it?

Anyone bought this? Are you liking it?
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 3,988
Posted By jsrockit
Well, what provoke was doing......

Well, what provoke was doing...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provoke_%28magazine%29
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,880
Posted By jsrockit
Sure David... I was just participating.

Sure David... I was just participating.
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