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Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 12-17-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 9,419
Posted By archeophoto
You can say that about any camera manufacturer....

You can say that about any camera manufacturer. There is nothing wrong with Pentax products for example.
But you said "Sony is the only company right now that is actually taking any chances and...
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 12-17-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 9,419
Posted By archeophoto
uhh, I want to challenge you on that. Where do...

uhh, I want to challenge you on that. Where do you see the innovation in the Sony cameras? Full frame in a small camera body? Leica done it years ago with the M9. The difference is that Leica...
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 12-16-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 9,419
Posted By archeophoto
Rather then a FF X100, I would prefer one with a...

Rather then a FF X100, I would prefer one with a f1.4 or better with a f1.2 lens.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-08-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,366
Posted By archeophoto
They do! It's called the Fuji X100s.

They do! It's called the Fuji X100s.
Forum: Travel 09-19-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By archeophoto
Actually my wife and I are flying to Quito next...

Actually my wife and I are flying to Quito next Saturday the 21st. We are going to the Galapagos Islands for a week and have two weeks left to travel around in Ecuador. Cuenca is actually on my list...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-15-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 2,742
Posted By archeophoto
If your work environment is so bad that you can't...

If your work environment is so bad that you can't use a Nikon FM2, the camera of choice for many severe weather environments, then I would suggest looking into a Nikonos II or III.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-10-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By archeophoto
The Rolleikin is very nice to have and easy to...

The Rolleikin is very nice to have and easy to install. Be careful that you buy a complete kit, most of the time the frame counter is missing. Complete kits can be a bit pricier. Also there are two...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-08-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 4,160
Posted By archeophoto
Actually that's a good idea. I think I take...

Actually that's a good idea. I think I take photos of all my cameras now. Maybe I even post it in the gallery...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-08-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 4,160
Posted By archeophoto
Not every photo has to be art. The worst art is...

Not every photo has to be art. The worst art is the one the artist has to explain and talk up with big words.
Some people post bad snapshots of their kids eating breakfast in their galleries and then...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-31-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,890
Posted By archeophoto
Well, all the Nikon full frame DSLRs are...

Well, all the Nikon full frame DSLRs are exellent. I sold my D700 for a Fuji X-Pro1. Biggest mistake I ever made! Back to a D600 and I'm happy again...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-27-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,039
Posted By archeophoto
Loved my Hasselblad, but had to sell it recently...

Loved my Hasselblad, but had to sell it recently :( I had it with me on a great trip to Peru and it returned great images.
I sold it because I use my Rolleis more. But the versatility of the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-23-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,348
Posted By archeophoto
For me it wouldn't make sense to take 4 35mm...

For me it wouldn't make sense to take 4 35mm cameras. The Rollei and the Leicas do essentially the same thing. I never travel without a medium format camera. Mostly a Rolleiflex or 'Cord. If this is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,467
Posted By archeophoto
Your post made me laugh! I picture the typical...

Your post made me laugh! I picture the typical iPad photographer in front of me holding a 8x10 sized tablet in front of his/her face, trying hard to see anything on the screen in the sun and I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,467
Posted By archeophoto
This is much more typical then you think. And...

This is much more typical then you think.

And the more I age the more I'm glad that memories of my family are preserved in prints and negatives.

If it's only a few photos that really matter, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,467
Posted By archeophoto
And this is exactly were smartphones fail...

And this is exactly were smartphones fail miserably. Most of those moments/memories/snapshots will die with the smartphone one or two years after the picture was taken.
Have you ever seen an ad on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,467
Posted By archeophoto
Camera sales are dropping because everybody...

Camera sales are dropping because everybody already has a camera that works perfectly fine. Not everybody is a gadget crazed fanboy (or girl) that runs out and buys the latest and greatest every...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 2,932
Posted By archeophoto
In my experience people that take great photos...

In my experience people that take great photos with a point and shoot do so because they use a point and shoot.
Also - and I apologize if that sounds rude, I mean no offense - if somebody is not...
Forum: Travel 07-24-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By archeophoto
Thanks jj_birder. Very nice photos, also on your...

Thanks jj_birder. Very nice photos, also on your Flickr account. Did you book your boat to the Galapagos Islands from abroad or when you were there?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-21-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By archeophoto
Hi Dan, I have my Va right in front of me. But I...

Hi Dan,
I have my Va right in front of me. But I can't replicate what you are describing. The double exposure lever is not influenced by the shutter release knob. At least not on my camera. It sounds...
Forum: Travel 07-20-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By archeophoto
Going to Ecuador in the fall - tips?

My wife and I are going to Ecuador for three weeks in the fall. We plan about a week for the Galapagos Islands and then we have two weeks on the mainland. We are not rich and the Galapagos Islands...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-28-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 1,968
Posted By archeophoto
Very nice! In times were we can see a gazillion...

Very nice! In times were we can see a gazillion boring images of safaris from just as many tourists, your black and white images really stand out. Well done. My wife and I are planning to go to the...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 06-26-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By archeophoto
Never mind. I think I just found my answer. The...

Never mind. I think I just found my answer. The eyepiece from from my Nikon FM2 fits exactly. So I bet the Nikon DK-3 eyecup for the FM2 will work.
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 06-26-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By archeophoto
Eyecup for the X-pro 1?

Does anybody know if there is an eyecup available for the X-Pro1?

Thanks!
Forum: Forum HELP ! 06-15-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By archeophoto
Thanks! That helps!

Thanks! That helps!
Forum: Forum HELP ! 06-15-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By archeophoto
Leaving feedback for buyers?

By the life of me I can't figure out how to leave feedback for a buyer from a for sale ad here on the forum.
I'm sure it's easy, but I need a pointer, please.

Thanks!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 5,045
Posted By archeophoto
My Entry #2: Sorry, I don't have a receipt as I...

My Entry #2:
Sorry, I don't have a receipt as I found it on the local fleamarket for $30 a few weeks back. It's a Super Ricohflex. Focus was totally stuck when I bought it, but after a bit of work,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 5,045
Posted By archeophoto
Here my first entry: Petri Color Corrected Super...

Here my first entry:
Petri Color Corrected Super 2.8. This one has a simple 5 speed shutter and works perfectly. Lens is nice. It was a bit dirty when I got it, but it cleaned up nicely. Cost $20 +...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-01-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 5,045
Posted By archeophoto
Absolutely. But it would be nice if there would...

Absolutely. But it would be nice if there would be some sort of receipt. Ebay was just a suggestion so we all have a level playing field :)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-26-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,768
Posted By archeophoto
Keep checking Ebay as well. I bought a fantastic...

Keep checking Ebay as well. I bought a fantastic user 3.5F with a Xenotar a few weeks back for $495.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-23-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By archeophoto
As much as I love Rolleis, I think if you are...

As much as I love Rolleis, I think if you are looking for a wide angle or Tele TLR, there is nothing more cost effective then a Mamiya C220 or C330.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
LOL! Sure you can play. At least you have...

LOL! Sure you can play. At least you have proof...
Post it in the new thread so we can all enjoy it.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
Hi all, I just posted the new thread. Please...

Hi all,

I just posted the new thread. Please post all your entries there:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=133000

I'm really looking forward to see what treasures we dug...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 5,045
Posted By archeophoto
The $40 Challenge - The Contenders

Hi again everybody,

So here is the promised thread about our $40 (everything included) camera challenge contenders. In this thread we can all post our acquisitions. In order to make it fun, post a...
Forum: Off Topic 05-21-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 2,042
Posted By archeophoto
Yup, that's not any different then buying from...

Yup, that's not any different then buying from any other retail store. Return policies is what we all created. We are all consumers and we all returned something at some point in time.

It's just if...
Forum: Off Topic 05-20-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 2,042
Posted By archeophoto
Exactly! And that's why I don't understand the...

Exactly! And that's why I don't understand the "Ebay bashing" that's common on forums especially among buyers. For buyers Ebay is probably one of the best places to buy. There is hardly any risk.
For...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By archeophoto
Harry Fleenor is considered one of the best...

Harry Fleenor is considered one of the best Rollei Repairman. But he is is also slow and wait times for many months have been reported.
As for a Maxwell screen installation in a 3.5F: This is very...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-16-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
Well, my camera is on the way. Might take a few...

Well, my camera is on the way. Might take a few days as it has to cross the border. Man, I hope it works...
I will start a new thread next week were we can all post our entries.
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 05-12-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By archeophoto
Sigma 10-20 on XPro-1?

Has anybody used the Sigma 10-20 wide angle zoom on the XPro-1?

I had the Sigma years ago for my Nikon D300 and found it to be a decent lens. But I sold it with the D300 and now I wonder how it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-12-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
Cool! Here is my plan: In about two weeks from...

Cool! Here is my plan: In about two weeks from now I will start a new thread were we can all post our bargain cameras, the "proof of purchase" and a photo taken with it. After that we can create a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-12-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
In theory yes. But it's hard to proof. And if you...

In theory yes. But it's hard to proof. And if you can't proof how much you paid, you can only compete "in spirit".

Remember this "contest" is supposed to be just for fun. There is no price to win...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-11-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
Yeah, but's that autofocus and therefore can only...

Yeah, but's that autofocus and therefore can only compete "in spirit" ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-10-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
If you need to buy batteries to take a photo, yes...

If you need to buy batteries to take a photo, yes you would have to add that to the $40 budget :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-10-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
Sorry, no autofocus! That would be too easy.

Sorry, no autofocus! That would be too easy.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-10-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
Hmmmm. Sure, local Ebay is fine. I think we...

Hmmmm. Sure, local Ebay is fine. I think we should base the value on the equivalent of US$40 so we all have roughly the same idea. So if you are in Great Britain you could only spend around...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-10-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
as long as you can proof the purchase price...

as long as you can proof the purchase price including shipping, sure :) Otherwise, you have to join "in spirit".
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-10-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
The camera does not have to be new of course

The camera does not have to be new of course
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-10-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 6,551
Posted By archeophoto
The $40 challenge - anybody interested?

So I found $40 in the pocket of my pants and I got an idea.
Is it possible to buy a decent camera on the big auction site with everything included (shipping, taxes, duty etc.)?

Here are the rules...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-06-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By archeophoto
Those are scans from negs. Epson V750 scanner....

Those are scans from negs. Epson V750 scanner. The film is Kodak TMax 400.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By archeophoto
Calgary Entertainment Expo with a Rolleiflex

I recently had a lot of fun at the Calgary Entertainment and Comic Expo. It's three days of celebrities, geekyness and nerds. This year I brought my Rolleiflex 2.8C and a X-Pro 1. Here are some shots...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-02-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,223
Posted By archeophoto
Even more reason to learn how to work on them...

Even more reason to learn how to work on them yourself. It's fun to learn new skills. Start with a Rolleicord and work your way up.
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