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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-15-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By Ranchu
Many thanks 02, scale focusing is fine with me! I...

Many thanks 02, scale focusing is fine with me! I don't know if I'll ever get to it, but it's an inspiration to know it's possible, I've been jealous of those tirplets and whatnot.

:)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-14-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Ranchu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bsys9hYFewc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bsys9hYFewc
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-14-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By Ranchu
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0...

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&LH_Complete=1&LH_Sold=1&_nkw=olympus+stylus+epic+-zoom&rt=nc&LH_Auction=1

:p:dance::dance:
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-14-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By Ranchu
Details please! What did you use for the body, is...

Details please! What did you use for the body, is it RF coupled? Sounds great!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-14-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By Ranchu
It's a good time to sell! :)

It's a good time to sell!

:)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-14-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By Ranchu
Not cheap. People are paying a lot because they...

Not cheap. People are paying a lot because they want to take pics of naked chicks like whats his face, who uses the thing most likely because for a ps, the flash metering is very good.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-14-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By Ranchu
The craze for the Konica C35 EF3 seems to have...

The craze for the Konica C35 EF3 seems to have died down a bit, I've never used one, but you might look into that. This is a scale focus camera with a 35mm five element lens. There is also the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-14-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By Ranchu
No. they're pretty much the same camera. L35af2...

No. they're pretty much the same camera. L35af2 has one less element in the lens. The ricoh is a sharp camera, there may be something wrong with yours? A persons photos, for example.

...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-14-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By Ranchu
Second one is soft as butter compared to the...

Second one is soft as butter compared to the first, skin tones way yellow. Greytag Macbeth light red patch is orange. I'm confused, I thought you were supposed to develop c41 around 101 degrees? it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Ranchu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hZ56mHlKB0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hZ56mHlKB0
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-12-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ranchu
Happy it helps, sir! Sorry, the max is 600px...

Happy it helps, sir!



Sorry, the max is 600px wide to upload to rff? The chart is the same as the apertures increase, except at 1/60th, it says "0-1/4" for f11, f16, and f22. It comes from Basic...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-12-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ranchu
My pleasure, Raid, I was surprised! And thank...

My pleasure, Raid, I was surprised! And thank you, Dwig for that interesting information..
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-12-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Ranchu
No, they're separate speeds, not continuously...

No, they're separate speeds, not continuously adjustable. You'll get 25th or B. 100th or 300th. 300th is probably slower than 300th though. It's a bad Idea mechanically to put it between speeds, I've...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-10-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,516
Posted By Ranchu
Well then, I'll just say I like the little c's...

Well then, I'll just say I like the little c's the best. They're big enough to hold onto, the door opening button is right where it should be, the aperture readout is right where it should be, and...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-10-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By Ranchu
Al.ert http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/...

Al.ert
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/67863/U67863I1499716671.SEQ.0.jpg

Jibaer
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/10570/med_U10570I1499709834.SEQ.3.jpg

Dotur
http...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-10-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ranchu
They'd be smart to do that. I was thinking about...

They'd be smart to do that. I was thinking about things like the Konica C35 where it's a programmed, closed sysyem. The manufacturer would be able to compensate for the inaccuracy because there's no...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-10-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ranchu
Absolute exposure accuracy would be fine with me....

Absolute exposure accuracy would be fine with me. Failing that, the ability to expect a stop of inaccuracy instead of being surprised by it seems better to me.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-09-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ranchu
Also, I read somewhere "compur shutters generally...

Also, I read somewhere "compur shutters generally run a stop slow on the highest speeds unless the lubrication is replaced with modern synthetic lubrication". So I don't know if that's two stops now,...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-09-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ranchu
I seem to spend a fair amount of time at 250-500...

I seem to spend a fair amount of time at 250-500 with 400 in the camera- lmao edit: got confused. The last thing I want is a stop slopping around I don't know about!

:)
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-09-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ranchu
Something good to know about leaf shutters that I did not know.

Because the times are calibrated between half fully open and half fully closed at full aperture, the exposure time at small apertures is longer, because there isn't as much opening and closing time....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-08-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,664
Posted By Ranchu
These look great, cassel, I particularly like the...

These look great, cassel, I particularly like the forest ones!
Forum: Yashica RF 07-07-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Ranchu
Hey, I've never used any of your cameras, but I...

Hey, I've never used any of your cameras, but I sure do appreciate your helping to keep these cameras taking pictures of the world. Thank you so much, and best luck!

:)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-07-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Ranchu
Vytasn http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/...

Vytasn
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/51033/med_U51033I1498927802.SEQ.0.jpg

Malcolm M
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/68806/med_U68806I1498555616.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Ranchu
That's very cool, somebody placed each of those...

That's very cool, somebody placed each of those bumps where they are. I'd leave the leather off!
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-06-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,516
Posted By Ranchu
Get one at some point anyway, they're good. :) I...

Get one at some point anyway, they're good. :) I meant to add the finder of the IIIC is easy to clean up, if needed.
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-05-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,516
Posted By Ranchu
These are good cameras, the IIIc at least will...

These are good cameras, the IIIc at least will likely need to have the finder cleaned, and the RF re set. I don't expect the meters to work on these..I guess it would be a nice surprise. I think the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-04-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 4,315
Posted By Ranchu
Huh. Could be. It was a while ago, but I use...

Huh. Could be. It was a while ago, but I use energizer and duracell interchangably. Thanks for the tip! :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-03-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By Ranchu
John Bulmer, new to me

https://twitter.com/DanielBrami1/status/882102522940456960

https://www.google.com/search?q=photography+%22john+bulmer%22+-pinterest&btnG=Search&lr=&gbv=1&tbm=isch
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-03-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By Ranchu
Thinking about this, I have broken filters to get...

Thinking about this, I have broken filters to get them out of the rings while they were off a camera using a soldering iron applied directly to the glass (40 watts). Heat was not a big concern with...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-02-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By Ranchu
Make a little puddle of lighter fluid (naptha) in...

Make a little puddle of lighter fluid (naptha) in a bottle cap, dip a needle, syringe, or solid wire into it to collect up a small drop of fluid. Apply it to the crack between the two pieces so it...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-01-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,464
Posted By Ranchu
Mlehrman http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgaller...

Mlehrman
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3187/U3187I1498429380.SEQ.0.jpg

sara
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/34459/med_U34459I1498356502.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-30-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ranchu
I had a chiyoko rokkor 50mm f2.8 on a Canon 7...

I had a chiyoko rokkor 50mm f2.8 on a Canon 7 years ago, and it lined up normally.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-29-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 6,855
Posted By Ranchu
I think it's a nikon something something from a...

I think it's a nikon something something from a few years ago, there's a youtube video where the guy follows him around as he's street shooting that has it in it.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-28-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Ranchu
:dance::dance: nvm

:dance::dance: nvm
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-28-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
The main reason I bought the 1.4G is that I was...

The main reason I bought the 1.4G is that I was using an F100 at the time, and the 1.8 AF-D I had made such crazy chattering noises on my face from the AF. The AF-S motor was pretty sweet.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-27-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
Ok, dude. Your portraits are lovely, whatever the...

Ok, dude. Your portraits are lovely, whatever the case.

:)

:dance:
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-27-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
Gotta disagree with that, he tested a lot of...

Gotta disagree with that, he tested a lot of flare, some bokeh, and the backlit portrait has varying fill (fill?). Seems like a pretty limited test regime. I think the 1.4 G is...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Ranchu
'Purell' brand hand sanitizer works really well...

'Purell' brand hand sanitizer works really well to put on the adhesive side to delay the adhering so you can position it. Apparently that's the best brand to use because it doesn't have a bunch of...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-27-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
Yes, the G. I haven't used the AF-D version, so I...

Yes, the G. I haven't used the AF-D version, so I can't compare them.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-27-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
Who uses the lenses doesn't change their ...

Who uses the lenses doesn't change their properties, as if by some great marketing magic.

What I say is that Nikon has produced lenses forever with no consideration of their aesthetic properties...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-27-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 4,315
Posted By Ranchu
The 308 is a good meter, but it causes batteries...

The 308 is a good meter, but it causes batteries to corrode in it oftener than seems right, I eventually got rid of it I got so tired of not having a battery in it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By Ranchu
We prefer it because it sounds cooler.

We prefer it because it sounds cooler.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By Ranchu
"If the women don't find you handsome, they...

"If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy."
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-26-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
They could maybe copy this and get rid of that...

They could maybe copy this and get rid of that olive oil colored 1.8 they've been flogging for the last 30 years. Probably a good move.

http://blog.bkspicture.com/review_SMC_Pentax-M_50mm_f2.html
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-24-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By Ranchu
The hood is precisely 57mm ID. :) These are...

The hood is precisely 57mm ID.

:)

These are cool too, the metal ones, they have an ID of 51mm.

https://www.google.com/search?q=pentax+28mm+hood&lr=&as_qdr=all&gbv=1&sei=zyFOWcyyOcuXjwT49Y_wDA
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-23-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 4,198
Posted By Ranchu
Have a good time, minoltina's are nice, sleek. I...

Have a good time, minoltina's are nice, sleek. I never got on very well with the stylus epic's myself..
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-22-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
Oh babydoll, don't get your feelings hurt. I'm...

Oh babydoll, don't get your feelings hurt. I'm critiquing Nikon, not random dude.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-22-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
I have no use for it, anyway. Nikon's been riding...

I have no use for it, anyway. Nikon's been riding on their name, rather than their lenses for years now. That pic is 50 years old, buddy. How about a 50mm f2 Sonnar copy? Wouldn't that be nicer than...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-22-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
A 58mm lens is something I can't remember ever...

A 58mm lens is something I can't remember ever enjoying the use of. Does it still have good ol Nikon Longitudinal Chromatic Abberation? Is it Green from cheap glass on top of that? Lobster skin tones...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-22-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
I can't tell the difference between a Canon Rebel...

I can't tell the difference between a Canon Rebel xs and any other Canon, personally. Weight?
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-22-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,572
Posted By Ranchu
Maybe have the pensioners take it over, like...

Maybe have the pensioners take it over, like Kodak. Nikon lenses are apparently made without any regard for the aesthetics of the formed image other than sharpness and contrast. They might want to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-21-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Ranchu
Have you scanned C41 before, and not had the cyan...

Have you scanned C41 before, and not had the cyan cast.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-21-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,483
Posted By Ranchu
Figure out what lens(es) you want to use, first.

Figure out what lens(es) you want to use, first.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-19-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,468
Posted By Ranchu
I don't think there's much point? The Yashica...

I don't think there's much point? The Yashica already has a fresnel screen..just clean it, the little springs and tabs are really chintzy on Yashicas. The tabs look like they'll tear, even though...
Forum: Travel 06-19-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By Ranchu
I think the smaller the better, I think the X-70...

I think the smaller the better, I think the X-70 looks perfect. If only it had a finder. XT-2 looks like something someone might hit you to get.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-16-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
Many thanks for the investigation, Colonel!

Many thanks for the investigation, Colonel!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-15-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,958
Posted By Ranchu
http://www.bjp-online.com/2017/06/john-vink-leaves...

http://www.bjp-online.com/2017/06/john-vink-leaves-magnum-due-to-post-investment-contract/

The contract makes the photographers into employees.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
lmao. :dance:The guy's colors are cleaner right...

lmao. :dance:The guy's colors are cleaner right out of the raw converter, where you still had the cast. Then you wanted to jam him up and act like you didn't understand what he was saying. Then you...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
If you want get maniacal, you could filter to...

If you want get maniacal, you could filter to compensate for the relative sensitivities of the RGB filters on your sensor, plus the mask. Hit the 'Color Response' tab...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
Pretty similar. I guess I was wrong, but the...

Pretty similar. I guess I was wrong, but the bluish bricks in the filtered version look more accurate to me than the other. Could just be bias from knowing which is which. Still, filtering the light...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-14-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
I suggest that tuning the light color so it...

I suggest that tuning the light color so it neutralizes the orange mask is the breakthrough, that makes the simple 'auto' curves work. People have been inverting and running auto color since time...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-14-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
He told you exactly what he was doing, Godfrey....

He told you exactly what he was doing, Godfrey. Why do you keep acting like he didn't? Just trolling?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-14-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
brbo's color is super clean though, Godfrey, you...

brbo's color is super clean though, Godfrey, you stopped before you got to that point, with the massive cyan cast still there.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-14-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
I find it horrible looking. It might be better...

I find it horrible looking. It might be better with the mask tuned out with the light source though. I've found most of the C41/digital camera attempts horrible looking up til now. Who knows?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-13-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
Unusual that the sky was so much brighter than...

Unusual that the sky was so much brighter than the sun. It looks to me like the cyan is from the red left in the capture by your light source, unlike Colonel Moran's. Also, the cylinder head peeking...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-13-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
Great! More gear to acquire! :p

Great! More gear to acquire!

:p
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-13-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
So. If the channels (histograms) are matched...

So. If the channels (histograms) are matched closely by tuning the light source, the (consistent) variable mask just becomes a minor color cast removable in software?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-13-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
This variable mask thing doesn't seem to be...

This variable mask thing doesn't seem to be making much difference. If I'm thinking about it right, it would result in orange highlights, or blue midtones in the positive image. Does the mask vary...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,428
Posted By Ranchu
I don't like it either. I find it clumsy,...

I don't like it either. I find it clumsy, stilted, and dead. Small and insipid....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-12-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 6,914
Posted By Ranchu
Yes, it looks good, thank you for the report as I...

Yes, it looks good, thank you for the report as I was curious about this. I had read that the dichro heads weren't strong enough filtered to counteract the orange mask, but the flash seems to have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,428
Posted By Ranchu
If you don't find anything interesting about...

If you don't find anything interesting about taking pictures, there's not a lot of point in doing it, really. It doesn't matter what's interesting to us, you have to be interested.

Digital is, by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,428
Posted By Ranchu
What does this mean? I can't make sense of...

What does this mean? I can't make sense of it.

contrived -
adjective 1. obviously planned...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-12-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ranchu
You can heat the back plate with an iron or...

You can heat the back plate with an iron or something until the glue holding it on gives way, and open it up from the back. I think the plate is inset, so you'll have to hold the iron and heat with...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-11-2017
Replies: 125
Views: 4,550
Posted By Ranchu
I'd buy this summaron. ...

I'd buy this summaron. http://www.apug.org/forum/index.php?threads/leica-summaron-f3-5-ltm.147575/
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,669
Posted By Ranchu
Bump. :dance: :dance:

Bump. :dance: :dance:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ranchu
When I fondled an M3 DS at the store, I...

When I fondled an M3 DS at the store, I found..

1) Heavy.

2) Slippery!

3) I thought the patch style was very distracting.

4) The shutter was louder than I thought it would be.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Ranchu
Never been there, gotta be a few good rockabilly...

Never been there, gotta be a few good rockabilly bands?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lrbi3yOkYiU
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-07-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,465
Posted By Ranchu
I'm just assuming the screw adjusts the mask,...

I'm just assuming the screw adjusts the mask, which is intended to show what will wind up on the film. The waxed paper (or use tape) is just so you can see if the corners of the mask line up with...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-07-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By Ranchu
If there's rust on the blades, donate it to a...

If there's rust on the blades, donate it to a thrift store. Life's too short to spend your time on it, the camera is a rickety piece of junk anyway. There is an exploded diagram of the QL17 in zipped...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-07-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By Ranchu
Let me know if you get it, I can send you a...

Let me know if you get it, I can send you a contaflex spool..
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-06-2017
Replies: 125
Views: 4,550
Posted By Ranchu
Look at the lens diagrams and lean toward the...

Look at the lens diagrams and lean toward the ones with the most curved/least flat surfaces. They'll be 5 group/6 element or 4 group/6 element types, I like the 5g/6e ones. You might find a biometar...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-06-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,208
Posted By Ranchu
That must be a good feeling! :)

That must be a good feeling! :)
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-06-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,208
Posted By Ranchu
So many possibilities, it's a wonder anything...

So many possibilities, it's a wonder anything gets said at all. That's why earlier I said that film and digital have an area in which their looks overlap, which lets people pretend they're similar if...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-06-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,465
Posted By Ranchu
I think the only way to adjust this is to put the...

I think the only way to adjust this is to put the camera on a tripod, put a ground glass/focusing screen on the film rails, and adjust it until the view in the finder matches the view on the ground...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-06-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,208
Posted By Ranchu
The shirts are not the same, dude's is brighter...

The shirts are not the same, dude's is brighter and has texture. And yes, your shirt looks hard in contrast, compared to the dude's. The idea is not to make a dull shirt bright, like you suggest when...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-06-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,208
Posted By Ranchu
Tri-X in Rodinal?

Tri-X in Rodinal?
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-06-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,208
Posted By Ranchu
You're saying nothing new here because it's the...

You're saying nothing new here because it's the same dodge that's been used for years. I don't believe what you're saying. You will never take a digital picture of a new white t shirt that looks like...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-06-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,208
Posted By Ranchu
Not really. What is possible is to convince...

Not really. What is possible is to convince yourself your digital picture looks like it could have been taken by a film camera. There is an area where the looks overlap, but they look very different...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-05-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,208
Posted By Ranchu
That doesn't mean all simulacra are equal, or...

That doesn't mean all simulacra are equal, or similar. So?
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-05-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,208
Posted By Ranchu
They won't be simulating those XA pics above,...

They won't be simulating those XA pics above, with any software.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-05-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,208
Posted By Ranchu
Raw is for squids.

Raw is for squids.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-04-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 3,660
Posted By Ranchu
Keep selling film, Ms! Thank you!

Keep selling film, Ms! Thank you!
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-03-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 4,198
Posted By Ranchu
It's funny how you started out trying to get rid...

It's funny how you started out trying to get rid of some, and then bought some more.

:)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-03-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ranchu
I don't think it's a very good meter anyway, mine...

I don't think it's a very good meter anyway, mine was kind of a piece of crap, imo. Went nonlinear eventually. Still working, but way off.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-03-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By Ranchu
Oh that is sad. RIP

Oh that is sad. RIP
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Ranchu
Is this even worth bothering about? An M2 and 2...

Is this even worth bothering about? An M2 and 2 lenses, time to send them off? Maybe wait til winter?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-01-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,095
Posted By Ranchu
Sharp and sharpened are different things, even...

Sharp and sharpened are different things, even though they sound the same. Oversharpening is obvious, and sharpening was rarely done at all until digital, when it became necessary. I see no reason...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-01-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,120
Posted By Ranchu
Hello, roscoetuff, one thing you might try is to...

Hello, roscoetuff, one thing you might try is to use the slides to make your old sekonic direct reading, so you can have the asa and shutter speed known already, and read the proper aperture off the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-01-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ranchu
I think the battery running out it a good...

I think the battery running out it a good probability, definitely put another one in there to see. Anything that will fit. Does the needle move back and forth when you turn the little zero adjust...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-31-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Ranchu
You might try a place called 'Kanto Camera'. You...

You might try a place called 'Kanto Camera'.

You could try a rewind from an XG 1 or 7, there's a lot of dead ones.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=136220

There is also...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-31-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Ranchu
I don't know about the CLE, but I've never seen a...

I don't know about the CLE, but I've never seen a camera that had the knob and screw the same piece, the screw has always been seperate. I would buy the knob without the screw, depending on the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-31-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 2,095
Posted By Ranchu
They look pretty oversharpened to me...cool 3D,...

They look pretty oversharpened to me...cool 3D, though!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-31-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 19,899
Posted By Ranchu
Yes. Yes they do. You can make up some kind of...

Yes. Yes they do. You can make up some kind of intellectual framework that implies everyone but you is biased, or you can look at the pictures. Which do you think means something? There is some...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-30-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Ranchu
Hell if I know, jonmanjiro is in Japan I think,...

Hell if I know, jonmanjiro is in Japan I think, hopefully he'll see this, or other members there will. I would think you are in the highest concentration of CLE rewind levers on the planet right now.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-30-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By Ranchu
Hey, welcome, I don't know one that would fit,...

Hey, welcome, I don't know one that would fit, but there's got to be a spare rewind floating around in Tokyo. Have you asked around in a few shops? Repair shops?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
I found myself somewhat unsatisfied with Peter...

I found myself somewhat unsatisfied with Peter Wijninga's youtube link, Martin Parr seeed a bit formulaic to me, but I didn't feel comfortable criticizing it with out offering something else. So I...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-29-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,246
Posted By Ranchu
Happens to everybody..also, the way it was put...

Happens to everybody..also, the way it was put relies on sarcasm, so, it was pretty indirect. It's kind of interesting to think about. I guess we still don't know for sure..
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-29-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,246
Posted By Ranchu
It's more likely he was objecting to the...

It's more likely he was objecting to the marketing, rather than saying they don't do any. Anyway.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-28-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Good god, how pitiful. The guy was obviously...

Good god, how pitiful. The guy was obviously making a comparison between the ease of making a good picture with a camera as opposed to other means, and you guys start wailing and rending your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Crazy isn't it?

Crazy isn't it?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
You should count yourself lucky CK Dexter Haven...

You should count yourself lucky CK Dexter Haven wrote such a thoughtful post for you to read, don't you think?

http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/50-great-photographers-you-should-know/
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
:p :dance: :dance:

:p :dance: :dance:
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Sure is a lot of porn on the internet.

Sure is a lot of porn on the internet.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Fair enough, however the fact that my...

Fair enough, however the fact that my counterfactual is not always true for all people still doesn't support his very questionable, and (as a writer) self serving claim that "Few people would look at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
I believe that's called a red herring, what a...

I believe that's called a red herring, what a disappointment. You claimed "Few people would look at an isolated image with no text."

Now you want to limit that axiom to magazines? Why would an...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Entirely unsupported, based on a few decades of...

Entirely unsupported, based on a few decades of getting paid to write. People go to museums all the time to look at art, not to read the little signs. Nice big buildings they have, too.

Lmao.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
And **** is understandably popular with ****...

And **** is understandably popular with **** merchants.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Oh really? Do you have any data to back up this...

Oh really? Do you have any data to back up this claim, or is it entirely unsupported?

:rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Not speaking for Coopersounds, but it implies...

Not speaking for Coopersounds, but it implies "I'm full of ****, and I'm trying to sell it to you." which could be a reason the term is avoided.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
This is an excellent point, thank you. I never...

This is an excellent point, thank you. I never understood the use of the phrase "this is a gear forum, so that explains.." Now I know why.

:)
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 05-27-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By Ranchu
If it is a Nikkormat, you have to push decently...

If it is a Nikkormat, you have to push decently hard to get the mirror to lock up. Don't break it though.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Cripes, it could have been complete control of...

Cripes, it could have been complete control of the air over the country, and the fact that nobody really wanted to die for Saddam. You'd think with all these technocratic parasites Tofler likes so...
Forum: Travel 05-24-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,639
Posted By Ranchu
These are fantastic!

These are fantastic!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Yes I did. But that was a while ago.

Yes I did. But that was a while ago.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Lol, there it is. Now you're the forum police.

Lol, there it is. Now you're the forum police.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Yes. Yes it is. :cool:

Yes. Yes it is.

:cool:
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
I'm sorry to blindside you with that, then. It's...

I'm sorry to blindside you with that, then. It's probably best forgotten, actually. Honestly dude, I'm terrible with names, you probably remember them better than I do. No one blames you for not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Lmao, Tolstoy nailed it upthread. Everybody wants...

Lmao, Tolstoy nailed it upthread. Everybody wants to put a little label on their shirt so they and everybody else knows where they stand. Then they set to work defending it as best they can.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-23-2017
Replies: 96
Views: 4,580
Posted By Ranchu
Do any of you get the feeling some 50's are wider...

Do any of you get the feeling some 50's are wider than others? Not that the focal length is different, but that the 'wider at infinity, more zoomed in close up' effect is biased more toward wide?...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Kiss the asses, successfully, you mean. Don't be...

Kiss the asses, successfully, you mean. Don't be so hard on yourself, as I said success is in the eye of the beholder, as long as you are doing work you value, that's what's important.

:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Well, success is in the eye of the beholder....

Well, success is in the eye of the beholder. Finding a few suckers to bankroll my maudlin poking around would be great, but chances are, I'd have to kiss more than a few asses every week to get it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Up to nothing good, no doubt! Maybe they can find...

Up to nothing good, no doubt! Maybe they can find something for him to do at the UN, like Blair!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
That's entirely up to you. I am not in charge of...

That's entirely up to you. I am not in charge of guest services here.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 8,948
Posted By Ranchu
Many people use photography for impractical...

Many people use photography for impractical purposes that have nothing to do with art galleries or museums, as well. I rarely use the word artist, but even then I add an e on the end to make it even...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-23-2017
Replies: 96
Views: 4,580
Posted By Ranchu
If I find something I like, I get another.

If I find something I like, I get another.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-23-2017
Replies: 96
Views: 4,580
Posted By Ranchu
If you have a lens you like, there's nothing...

If you have a lens you like, there's nothing wrong with having another. Heh.

:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By Ranchu
It's a good start, but it's way too chintzy, and...

It's a good start, but it's way too chintzy, and it needs a proper viewfinder and shutter button. Hundred and fifty dollars my ass!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 857
Posted By Ranchu
I feel talking/writing about photography is...

I feel talking/writing about photography is somewhat anathema to photographs. When people talk about gear they are talking about the intangible things you mention, as every lens is different, and...
Forum: Off Topic 05-18-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By Ranchu
Jeff Koons Limited Edition Collectible

Pretty cool!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N5HymdBNSw
Forum: Off Topic 05-17-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 1,945
Posted By Ranchu
:dance: :dance:

:dance:
:dance:
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 05-17-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,442
Posted By Ranchu
I have some confusing information about this. I...

I have some confusing information about this. I cleaned the finder when I got my IIc, including cleaning and relubricating the arm pivot, I used moebius oil. After I was done, I had this slow...
Forum: Off Topic 05-16-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 1,945
Posted By Ranchu
Hi there, I was hoping the capitalists would be...

Hi there, I was hoping the capitalists would be able to talk about their parasitic rent seeking after I took my small exception. I really wasn't trying to derail it, but I did feel it was important...
Forum: Off Topic 05-16-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 1,945
Posted By Ranchu
An insane situation, simply because of...

An insane situation, simply because of capitalism..that less work being required of people is a 'problem' that will kill them.
Forum: Off Topic 05-16-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 1,945
Posted By Ranchu
Not "the government", Reagan and Greenspan....

Not "the government", Reagan and Greenspan.

"Like other U.S. government debt obligations, the government bonds held by the trust funds are guaranteed by the "full faith and credit" of the U.S....
Forum: Off Topic 05-16-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 1,945
Posted By Ranchu
Thanks Corran. You're great.

Thanks Corran. You're great.
Forum: Off Topic 05-16-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 1,945
Posted By Ranchu
I'm comfortable moving to another country with a...

I'm comfortable moving to another country with a lower cost of living, but I don't see capitalism lasting much longer in it's current form. I'm on the winning side. Also willing to eat rats.

:)
Forum: Off Topic 05-16-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 1,945
Posted By Ranchu
I am an anti-capitalist. I'm not trying to derail...

I am an anti-capitalist. I'm not trying to derail your capitalist thread, but I have to note that not everyone 'invests', and that being a successful and knowledgable 'investor' is not a goal for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ranchu
Yeah. We've gotten to the point where you really...

Yeah. We've gotten to the point where you really have nothing more to say about the topic, but you're still put out there's something going on that people enjoy that doesn't involve you. So you want...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ranchu
Maybe it got glossed over, but it doesn't really...

Maybe it got glossed over, but it doesn't really work with digital since the exposure requirements are so confining.

:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ranchu
Maybe not. I understand what you mean, but it's...

Maybe not. I understand what you mean, but it's unprovable whether they would be, (and really, to whom?) and so a dead end as far as reaching any conclusion about predicting what will happen in any...
Forum: Other RF 05-16-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,445
Posted By Ranchu
Was just going to suggest that you check the...

Was just going to suggest that you check the bellows for holes with a flashlight in a closet.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ranchu
It's an inconclusive statement that doesn't...

It's an inconclusive statement that doesn't advance the discussion. It's impossible to determine whether a group of pictures 'would have been better' had a person used a meter or not.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ranchu
That's a non sequitur.

That's a non sequitur.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ranchu
Then all we can really say is that people have...

Then all we can really say is that people have different experiences when doing this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ranchu
Have you tried it though.

Have you tried it though.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ranchu
Well thank you! What works for you is what's...

Well thank you! What works for you is what's important. I use an incident generally, but I definitely felt more engaged with a photographic awareness when I was guessing or trying to decipher cloudy...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-15-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,233
Posted By Ranchu
You would think they'd replace every sensor that...

You would think they'd replace every sensor that became corroded, or might. You can get a rebel xs for $100 these days.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ranchu
Has everybody saying the OP is wrong tried it?

Has everybody saying the OP is wrong tried it?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,984
Posted By Ranchu
I'm talking about the spots you're seeing, that's...

I'm talking about the spots you're seeing, that's why I said sounds like and not looks like.

Like this,"It sounds like dust to me", rather than, "It looks like dust to me".

Got it now? You will be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-12-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,984
Posted By Ranchu
Sounds like dust to me. You wouldn't see it...

Sounds like dust to me. You wouldn't see it unless it was on the screen or the prism surface closest to the screen. You're not going to see spots on the mirror when looking through the finder, it's...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-11-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By Ranchu
The man is a saint! www.retinarescue.com

The man is a saint!

www.retinarescue.com
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-10-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,835
Posted By Ranchu
Konica Pops are fixed focus, but C35 EF3's are...

Konica Pops are fixed focus, but C35 EF3's are much harder to obtain. I'd be happy if they made those again, more durable though.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-09-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,835
Posted By Ranchu
Something like the Lomo LCA is the only thing...

Something like the Lomo LCA is the only thing that makes sense to me. Scale focus, 35mm f2.8, five elements, full manual, no meter, plastic brick.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-09-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,213
Posted By Ranchu
I bought one of these at a thrift store on...

I bought one of these at a thrift store on general principle, but the software available looked pretty iffy. Maybe that will be better. Thanks!...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
But many photos can be greatly improved by...

But many photos can be greatly improved by judicious use of the Dynamic Range slider in Lightroom. More is better, but not too much, lmao.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
I edited some onto the above while you were...

I edited some onto the above while you were typing. I don't think what the 'art photographer' does is the standard for what is a good looking photograph, and dynamic range Will get you That.

Art...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
I'm sure you do, but a lot of art photography is...

I'm sure you do, but a lot of art photography is junk these days. You want to talk about Gursky or Prince? Is medium even relevant with these? A smartphone would work. edit:actually, this is a blind...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
Who leads photography as art now?

Who leads photography as art now?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
Well, then you know!

Well, then you know!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
I suggested you do it so that then you know from...

I suggested you do it so that then you know from experience, that film has a ton more dynamic range than digital.

Ektar sucks, I never even considered it.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
Sure, sure. Still, it does prove what you called...

Sure, sure.

Still, it does prove what you called 'such an old tale I did not even think anybody uses this line any more', doesn't it?

Go ahead and try -4 stops and +6 stops on digital next time you...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
Just because it's an old tale, that doesn't mean...

Just because it's an old tale, that doesn't mean it isn't true, but nice try.

"Dynamic Range

The IQ180 has one of the highest dynamic ranges of any production digital camera and yet it is still a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
I have no reason to use digital. I don't think it...

I have no reason to use digital. I don't think it looks very good, and it's too limited in the DR you can take a picture of. It's just not much fun at all. Life's too short for...
Forum: Film vs Digital 05-08-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 4,808
Posted By Ranchu
bump. :dance:

bump. :dance:
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 493
Views: 36,652
Posted By Ranchu
This is a good idea, is it dichroic, or some kind...

This is a good idea, is it dichroic, or some kind of colored filters? I don't know much about these, and I wonder if this could be done with some gel filters..

edit:actually, I'd still have to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-08-2017
Replies: 493
Views: 36,652
Posted By Ranchu
edit:dance::dance:

edit:dance::dance:
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-07-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,263
Posted By Ranchu
What a snotty reply. Here is a...

What a snotty reply. Here is a comparison.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=148419
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-07-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By Ranchu
People never say they're getting better scans...

People never say they're getting better scans scanning C41 with their dslr. I'd be curious to know if it ever happens. Imo, I don't think this lens wide open, whatever it is, is the best thing to use...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,231
Posted By Ranchu
It was your fellow snotnose mani doing most of...

It was your fellow snotnose mani doing most of the crying, actually. Now that he's done doing that, he's going to go wait in a line somewhere and giggle about it apparently. I approve.

Prices are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ranchu
That was just to figure out how many less stops...

That was just to figure out how many less stops for each of the three exposures. I was saying you have to use speed to figure it out rather than trying to figure it out using apertures. You could use...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-22-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By Ranchu
You can have one of mine that is working. PM me...

You can have one of mine that is working. PM me your address, I'll send it in a week or so.

:)
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-20-2017
Replies: 157
Views: 28,075
Posted By Ranchu
Please feel welcome to 'clutter up this thread'...

Please feel welcome to 'clutter up this thread' with your pics, everyone.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-20-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Ranchu
Well thank you guys. I was surprised! :)

Well thank you guys. I was surprised! :)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-20-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Ranchu
Kind of crazy.

RFF clone forum. http://www.rangefinderforum.net/index.php
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-19-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By Ranchu
They used to be like that, the one on my newish...

They used to be like that, the one on my newish F-10 is a ****ty spray painted piece of crap. The hook takes the paint right off.



I just air dry them, no stuffing, never had a problem with them...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-18-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By Ranchu
I've washed a bunch of domke's. Get a clean five...

I've washed a bunch of domke's. Get a clean five gallon bucket or something, fill it with cold water and a bit of dishsoap. You're just using the soap to clean the water, not to clean the domke, so...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-18-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Ranchu
You could remove the vignetting in software.

You could remove the vignetting in software.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-17-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,765
Posted By Ranchu
Good job, man! I'm glad it worked out!

Good job, man! I'm glad it worked out!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-17-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By Ranchu
I think what may not be apparent is that back in...

I think what may not be apparent is that back in the day, mechanical cameras of any quality cost a lot compared to what they cost now. Even consumer cameras like the Yashica GSN or a Konica C35 were...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-15-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By Ranchu
Minolta riva mini... freedom escort. ...

Minolta riva mini... freedom escort. http://www.35mmc.com/02/10/2015/minolta-riva-mini-review-torsten-kathke/
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-15-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,123
Posted By Ranchu
Ouch. I miss it.

Ouch. I miss it.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-13-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By Ranchu
You guys are awesome.

You guys are awesome.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-13-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,169
Posted By Ranchu
I don't get buying a camera with a shutter like...

I don't get buying a camera with a shutter like that just because it's black. The rubber has been scraped off of part of the shutter, and deposited in chunks on the other part.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-13-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,765
Posted By Ranchu
Another link. A similar camera.. ...

Another link. A similar camera.. https://farm8.static.flickr.com/7032/6721714915_2f5d570b2c_b.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-12-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 10,641
Posted By Ranchu
And with you. :cool:

And with you.

:cool:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-11-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 10,641
Posted By Ranchu
sara's a Jedi now. :)

sara's a Jedi now.

:)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-11-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By Ranchu
Are you asking if we agree or disagree that that...

Are you asking if we agree or disagree that that is the law, or are you asking if we agree or disagree with the law?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-11-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,765
Posted By Ranchu
Makes sense...C looks like something that holds...

Makes sense...C looks like something that holds the rangefinder unit onto the body to me.

edit: oh wait, the first picture in your OP has B labeled as the infinity adjustment. Is the vertical...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-11-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 10,641
Posted By Ranchu
Lovely focus on your wife's hands, Raid.

Lovely focus on your wife's hands, Raid.
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