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Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By jsrockit
I'm cool with these lenses, but a little sad...

I'm cool with these lenses, but a little sad because I already own the 35mm and 55mm sonnars for the FE mount and was hoping for primes in other focal lengths. Would love an AF 28mm prime.
Forum: RFF Polls 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,194
Posted By jsrockit
Good for her. Will you be photographing for it...

Good for her. Will you be photographing for it at times Cal?
Forum: RFF Polls 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,194
Posted By jsrockit
Nah...I don't get an itch for film (I prefer...

Nah...I don't get an itch for film (I prefer digital's look)... more for a film camera (nostalgia).
Forum: RFF Polls 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,194
Posted By jsrockit
Exactly right Cal ... I gave away some slide film...

Exactly right Cal ... I gave away some slide film that was from 2000 at the meet-up. My GF had it laying around.

Jerome... once in awhile I get the itch for a film camera that I use for a roll or...
Forum: RFF Polls 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,194
Posted By jsrockit
2 rolls... gave away 6 or 7 over the weekend.

2 rolls... gave away 6 or 7 over the weekend.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By jsrockit
Are you ever positive about anything? Moriyama...

Are you ever positive about anything? Moriyama had influences too... look at William Klein's NYC stuff from the mid 50s and you'll see a huge influence. Also, Shōmei Tōmatsu.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By jsrockit
thanks....

thanks....
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Day Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By jsrockit
John, now I know why... I'm happy to have learned...

John, now I know why... I'm happy to have learned of his work.
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,599
Posted By jsrockit
Well......

Well... A7x:

http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/sr1-an-impossible-rumor-about-the-a7x/
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 2 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,552
Posted By jsrockit
I actually think the camera looks nicer...

I actually think the camera looks nicer ergonomically speaking. I just can't get over the 2/3 sensor since I have other cameras.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By jsrockit
I have to admit I didn't know of him, but I'm...

I have to admit I didn't know of him, but I'm glad I do now... I figured there were more who didn't know his work here too. Glad some did know of his work too.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,865
Posted By jsrockit
Nice one...

Nice one...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 3,595
Posted By jsrockit
I use APS-C and FF the same way...they are very...

I use APS-C and FF the same way...they are very close these days. I don't stress that. However, smaller than APS-C is a compromise in many ways (while others not so much...). 1" is the smallest...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By jsrockit
More: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/...

More:

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570201/photographer-ho-fans-pictures-old-hong-kong-go-display-new-hotel
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 2 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By jsrockit
Funny, I just buy the camera, go use it, have...

Funny, I just buy the camera, go use it, have fun, make images, and not stress about this stuff.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By jsrockit
1950's Hong Kong Photos (Fan Ho)

Here:

http://petapixel.com/2014/08/25/fan-hos-incredible-black-and-white-street-photography-of-1950s-hong-kong/
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 2 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By jsrockit
So, anything you do for pleasure is an addiction?

So, anything you do for pleasure is an addiction?
Forum: Fuji X Fixed Lens 2 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,552
Posted By jsrockit
In all fairness it's been long rumored not to...

In all fairness it's been long rumored not to have it as well...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,207
Posted By jsrockit
When is it reasonable to take a loan?

When is it reasonable to take a loan?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,207
Posted By jsrockit
Thanks. I was wondering if they were better than...

Thanks. I was wondering if they were better than the standard lab scans, but it appears they aren't. Though I would imagine Ilford take it more seriously and change its chemicals, etc.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,207
Posted By jsrockit
I don't... can you elaborate?

I don't... can you elaborate?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,207
Posted By jsrockit
How good is the scanning from this...

How good is the scanning from this service...honestly? Better than most labs or just the same?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By jsrockit
I don't hate smartphone cameras... there is some...

I don't hate smartphone cameras... there is some great work being done with them. I just don't like when people confuse social media / selfies with photography.
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 3,595
Posted By jsrockit
I have to admit that I like the X-Pro1 the most...

I have to admit that I like the X-Pro1 the most of all Fujis... yes, even more than the X-T1. However, I rarely use the OVF anymore...and the X-Pro1's EVF is not even that great. That said, I like...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,599
Posted By jsrockit
Well, they aren't going to update the A7s at...

Well, they aren't going to update the A7s at Photokina... so, go for it.
Forum: RFF News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,023
Posted By jsrockit
That's too bad... very cool camera.

That's too bad... very cool camera.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,207
Posted By jsrockit
Keep the (fix) M2 / M3... buy a Fuji X-E1 and use...

Keep the (fix) M2 / M3... buy a Fuji X-E1 and use your m lenses for $300 and hit usable 6400 while learning how digital fits your work. It might require a small loan (to fix your camera and acquire a...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Days Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,837
Posted By jsrockit
Let's be fair here... if you make a great photo...

Let's be fair here... if you make a great photo with a M8, it will still be a great photo and no one is going to say "I wish it was made with a M9 though."

That said, it is an outdated camera (so...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 4 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By jsrockit
I love photography and you need a camera(s) to do...

I love photography and you need a camera(s) to do it, so why would I feel gulity for trying to be productive with something?
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 3,595
Posted By jsrockit
It's a personal decision... so, whenever YOU are...

It's a personal decision... so, whenever YOU are satisfied. Digital = computer.... computers need to be upgraded every so often, especially when digital cameras are in their infancy. Back on topic:...
Forum: Sony Fixed Lens Compacts 6 Days Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
There's no doubt about its technical abilities......

There's no doubt about its technical abilities... it just boils down to if you like the ergonomics and the price tag.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By jsrockit
The D700 is a very loved camera and the D600 has...

The D700 is a very loved camera and the D600 has known issues... used they will sell for more if the seller's D600 does not have the issue. New, you might get one with the issue.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By jsrockit
Some people are just purists. I think many of us...

Some people are just purists. I think many of us can relate to the fact that most digital cameras just do not feel as nice as their film counterparts.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By jsrockit
I think the one's I've learned the most from and...

I think the one's I've learned the most from and that have influenced me in some form are:

William Eggleston
Walker Evans
Lee Friedlander

Obviously not all of their work... but certain lessons...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 5,310
Posted By jsrockit
That's a good one!

That's a good one!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By jsrockit
I'm not so sure the M-P and this rumored camera...

I'm not so sure the M-P and this rumored camera are the same...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 5,310
Posted By jsrockit
But if you have the money to throw away, it...

But if you have the money to throw away, it wouldn't necessarily be silly.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By jsrockit
9, 12, and 13 are my faves...

9, 12, and 13 are my faves...
Forum: Sony Fixed Lens Compacts 1 Week Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
Agreed....

Agreed....
Forum: Sony Fixed Lens Compacts 1 Week Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
How about the Leica X2?

How about the Leica X2?
Forum: Sony Fixed Lens Compacts 1 Week Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 4,367
Posted By jsrockit
For me... the body was too small, the lens too...

For me... the body was too small, the lens too big, and no internal VF. Also, too much cash. It's one of the rare cameras where I felt the body was too small. Once the A7 came out, it made more...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 3,156
Posted By jsrockit
It's not utter garbage. It will increasingly...

It's not utter garbage. It will increasingly become more niche year after year. As for not trying film... just because it'll get more niche doesn't mean you shouldn't try it. The sheer number of...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 5,310
Posted By jsrockit
Exactly... how much can we get away with seems to...

Exactly... how much can we get away with seems to be Leica's thinking. I can't blame them...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By jsrockit
Rumored to be the same size as the 240, sold in...

Rumored to be the same size as the 240, sold in limited quantity (which means higher price), and will be a different model than the M-P.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 5,310
Posted By jsrockit
How much more cash?

How much more cash?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,415
Posted By jsrockit
But is still of better quality than most cameras...

But is still of better quality than most cameras of its time.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,415
Posted By jsrockit
Splitting hairs here aren't we?

Splitting hairs here aren't we?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 1 Week Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 4,020
Posted By jsrockit
Yes. Some posts needed to be deleted due to them...

Yes. Some posts needed to be deleted due to them becoming personal. Sorry for the confusion.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By jsrockit
Anti-market or just a dying market for the...

Anti-market or just a dying market for the product?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,479
Posted By jsrockit
Only you can make this decision. Some people are...

Only you can make this decision. Some people are attached to things, some are not. Some people love film and some people like digital. Don't allow other people's biases make the decision for you.
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