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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By MiniMoke
Great idea about the coke bottle! Will do, though...

Great idea about the coke bottle! Will do, though I might take some water bottle... I hate Coke.

My brown plastic bottle gives no clue about sludge though I washed it out as best as possible
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By MiniMoke
Filtered my fixer - latest developed films are...

Filtered my fixer - latest developed films are clean.... well, mostly so!

Are there any other fixers I can use that are disposable and don't cost a lot?

Too bad to throw out good fixer after only a...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-03-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By MiniMoke
Ricoh GR1 - Strange Problem

My 'new' GR1 worked flawlessly for the first half dozen rolls but now after standing empty for 3 days it won't turn on!

New battery won't help!

Now what's strange, as soon as I remove and replace...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-02-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 6,334
Posted By MiniMoke
Right, but the prices for lenses is substantially...

Right, but the prices for lenses is substantially steeper than for Minolta or Canon FD glass.

That's why I have an AE-1 and A-1.... and a T90:eek:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks Ronald, I'll keep an eye on my fixer! Try...

Thanks Ronald,

I'll keep an eye on my fixer! Try to filter it somehow or not reuse it though that is additional cost.

As for drying I'll do the final wash in distilled water & PhotoFlo now.

Hope...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,550
Posted By MiniMoke
My reason for hating changing bags is that...

My reason for hating changing bags is that moisture builds up inside from even slightly sweaty arms / hands and the plastic Paterson reels stick hopelessly.

I prefer a seal around my toilet door (no...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By MiniMoke
White spots on scans....

I'm certai this has been discussed a lot here but I'd like to put the question once more before you.

I develop my film (usually HP5) in Rodinal 1+50 or 1+100 stand development, I don't use a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 3,195
Posted By MiniMoke
Dreams are free....

Dreams are free....
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-26-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 6,827
Posted By MiniMoke
Angry Impossible I-1p

P for phone

Just kidding!:angel:
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By MiniMoke
What does MINT have in store for us?

I received a mail today, a mail from MINT, the guys behind such gorgeous things as the refurbished Polaroid SX70's with shutter speed control and the InstantFlex TL70 camera using Fuji's Instax Mini...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-24-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 8,658
Posted By MiniMoke
That's what he just did, no?

That's what he just did, no?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-24-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 8,658
Posted By MiniMoke
Yes, I applaud Impossible's achievements too, but...

Yes, I applaud Impossible's achievements too, but the results, apart from the SX70 perhaps, remain very 'lomographic'.

Unless quality gets drastically better and prices lower, Impossible is not for...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-13-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 6,827
Posted By MiniMoke
Hey, that was just a post on something that...

Hey, that was just a post on something that interested me on my blog, so not a whole website......

I have my opinion, and I accept everyone's too! OK
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-13-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 6,827
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks brbo, though it IS just my opinion and for...

Thanks brbo, though it IS just my opinion and for me, I don't think the I-1 will work.

I'm not trashing the camera, just giving my opinion. I'd prefer a point and shoot like ye olde Polaroids to one...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-12-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 6,827
Posted By MiniMoke
Wrote up my opinion on the I-1...

Wrote up my opinion on the I-1 here:

https://whyfilmcameras.wordpress.com/2016/05/05/the-impossible-project-i-1/
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks kuuan! I appreciate.

Thanks kuuan! I appreciate.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By MiniMoke
The link to my blogpost should work fine now.......

The link to my blogpost should work fine now.... I hope.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks Keith! Of course a gear post on a gear...

Thanks Keith!

Of course a gear post on a gear forum is ideal, but I'm working hard to get away from G.A.S. and concentrate on the real thing - making photographs.

I'll check the links though...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By MiniMoke
...shameless bump!

...shameless bump!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By MiniMoke
My first Photo Book

I did it!

I published my first photobook, a smallish volume with some pictures that will often cross the official version of the 'rich'...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-30-2016
Replies: 795
Views: 90,353
Posted By MiniMoke
https://i0.wp.com/whyfilmcameras.files.wordpress.c...

https://i0.wp.com/whyfilmcameras.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/055.jpg?ssl=1&w=450
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-30-2016
Replies: 795
Views: 90,353
Posted By MiniMoke
https://i2.wp.com/whyfilmcameras.files.wordpress.c...

https://i2.wp.com/whyfilmcameras.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/1192-e7df-d421-7c2c.jpg?ssl=1&w=450

https://i1.wp.com/whyfilmcameras.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/4c38-b59a-0f57-5f9a.jpg?ssl=1&w=450

http...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-30-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By MiniMoke
Does your wife know mine? ;) Thanks for your...

Does your wife know mine? ;)

Thanks for your comment. And to my defense I must say that this was in fact a test roll for my 'new' Canon T90, so some shots are quite irrelevant. The modern building...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-30-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks Ko.Fe, just what I thought. Gotta be more...

Thanks Ko.Fe, just what I thought. Gotta be more severe with myself! And I like your expression: they have the Photography!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-30-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By MiniMoke
Finders Keepers

I just posted something on my blog that you might give me some critique or feedback with.

I wonder about my percentage of keepers per roll of film, so I posted the scans of my first test roll from...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 04-24-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,020
Posted By MiniMoke
I think you won't regret it if you are aware of...

I think you won't regret it if you are aware of it's shortcomings and quirks. It's a great camera that gives great results and don't let anyone tell you otherwise. Don't listen to talk about the...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 04-23-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,020
Posted By MiniMoke
At that price if it's clean and functioning well...

At that price if it's clean and functioning well it's a very good price! They go for more normally... It's a formidable camera, above all for B&W and I like it a lot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By MiniMoke
I'm having very good results with Rodinal and...

I'm having very good results with Rodinal and stand development.... at least with HP5+ and Tri-X....

Using a 1/100 dilution (3ml Rodinal in 300ml water) to develop for 1 hour, one minute slow...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-03-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7,970
Posted By MiniMoke
Hi Dave, I deeply understand the times you are...

Hi Dave, I deeply understand the times you are going through and how hard it is to find the time and energy to go shooting, but whenever I go out with a camera in hand ( or pocket), I feel...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By MiniMoke
Snappy was in Toronto!

Hi all, I just got news from Snappy, the Travelling Canon. He was with Zach in Toronto and sent me some pitchers.

Just wanted to share them with you.

He's off to Oregon now to meet Robert, and then...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2016
Replies: 205
Views: 131,407
Posted By MiniMoke
Fuji for sure... for me at...

Fuji for sure... for me at least.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1683/25106662909_58563e7dbf_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EfAdbr)Cement Mixer (https://flic.kr/p/EfAdbr) by Frank Lehnen...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-06-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By MiniMoke
Was your quote from Will van Manen? If not, try...

Was your quote from Will van Manen? If not, try him:

http://www.kamera-service.info/index.php/en/

Quite fast, very helpful and good quality work!
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 03-05-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,292
Posted By MiniMoke
Hi, Anyone have a tip for a passably good...

Hi,

Anyone have a tip for a passably good printer...?

Thanks a lot
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 03-02-2016
Replies: 175
Views: 19,708
Posted By MiniMoke
Checked the Manual -seems like the display can...

Checked the Manual -seems like the display can NOT be turned off like the X10/20/30 - lack of alternative viewfinder....

Perhaps when the hotshoe finder comes out...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,292
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks Michael, first good advice ! Keep them...

Thanks Michael, first good advice !

Keep them coming please
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,292
Posted By MiniMoke
...another advantage of a new printer: it will...

...another advantage of a new printer: it will have WiFi capability and I can just stow it in a cupboard and it will not displease the Mrs Minimoke
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,292
Posted By MiniMoke
Might have to change my printer.....

I have an old (10 years next month) Canon Pixma ip4200 printer that I'm very happy with, but..... It is no longer supported by Canon and the current Mac driver offers just basic functions (no duplex,...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-26-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 7,346
Posted By MiniMoke
I decided to offer my CP910 to my mother to...

I decided to offer my CP910 to my mother to easily print out her iPhone pictures...... I am finally disappointed in this printer. Color is quite OK but I am unable to get REAL B&W out of it........
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-10-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,852
Posted By MiniMoke
As for an Instax camera with manual control, a...

As for an Instax camera with manual control, a nice lens and correct focussing check out the Mint Instantflex TL70 :

https://mint-camera.com/TL70

Pricier, and uses the Instax Mini format, but it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2016
Replies: 8,801
Views: 858,693
Posted By MiniMoke
Bought a Fuji X30... again! Tried to switch to...

Bought a Fuji X30... again! Tried to switch to digital once more, but sent it back to Amazon today....

This digital stuff is simply too annoying. Just hope my GAS leaves me now.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-15-2016
Replies: 175
Views: 19,708
Posted By MiniMoke
.... that's NOT a Mini.

.... that's NOT a Mini.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,868
Posted By MiniMoke
Great picture, love it!

Great picture, love it!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
I've fiddled with my scan some more, but it's...

I've fiddled with my scan some more, but it's definitely impossible to approach the resolution of the lab scan.

I can get a bit closer than the example above, but it stays softer.

Now who looks at...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Fuji Frontier SP3000

Fuji Frontier SP3000
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
No noise reduction, just bad resolution ;)

No noise reduction, just bad resolution ;)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Lightbulb Ok, here we go: they are scans from my Canoscan...

Ok, here we go: they are scans from my Canoscan 9000F MkII for Number 1 at 4800 dpi, and an XL scan (3649×5444) from MeinFilmLab.de for Number 2!

The Canoscan was treated to a dose of clarity,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Not over-sharpened??

Not over-sharpened??
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
That was HP5+

That was HP5+
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Grain or sharpening artefacts? Are you sure?

Grain or sharpening artefacts? Are you sure?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks, keep them coming please! I won't give...

Thanks, keep them coming please!

I won't give anything away right now...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
I need your advice....

Here are 2 versions of the same scan, one from the professional service and one with my scanner. I won't say what scanner I have!

I have a decision to make, and I'd like as many opinions as I might...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-04-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 5,442
Posted By MiniMoke
I understand your point, this scene is a...

I understand your point, this scene is a comprehensive representation of new years eve events,and as such it holds it's own.

I just prefer some cutout scenes from this global picture - more concise,...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-04-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 5,442
Posted By MiniMoke
This is NOT a good street photography picture!...

This is NOT a good street photography picture!

OK, I'm not an expert, but I don't like it, too much going on, no real focus point.

Now if you crop it and make 2 or 3 pictures out of it.... that's...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-02-2016
Replies: 137
Views: 14,999
Posted By MiniMoke
Other moments with the amazing...

Other moments with the amazing XA2....
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5764/24104508975_02a015a89c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CJ2UJk)Shadow Walkers (https://flic.kr/p/CJ2UJk) by Frank Lehnen...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-31-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 44,305
Posted By MiniMoke
Hi, My XA2's shutter button works fine, but I...

Hi,

My XA2's shutter button works fine, but I always have to make sure the sliding cover is COMPLETELY open - I mostly have to keep the forefinger of my left hand pushing the lower edge of the door...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By MiniMoke
Snappy's on his way to Canada....

Yes, and no boxing video.... sorry, but ugly old me is not capable of doing this. I don't want to bore anyone to death.

So Snappy's gone now, and will hopefully arrive in Canada, in the hands of...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-04-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 7,346
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks, I'll try them out!

Thanks, I'll try them out!
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-02-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 7,346
Posted By MiniMoke
Good to know, Where dud you find the color...

Good to know,

Where dud you find the color profiles?

Thanks !
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By MiniMoke
Got one more idea (Don't know what happens, but...

Got one more idea (Don't know what happens, but they just keep popping up):

I think it would be FUN if some of you could make 'unboxing videos' for YouTube. Nothing serious, keep it funny.

I might...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By MiniMoke
I already received some addresses and I'll put...

I already received some addresses and I'll put those I get BEFORE I send off Snappy into the box. Even if you decide to send him to someone else, try to stick to the list and give everyone a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By MiniMoke
Great Robert! I guess next week Snappy will be...

Great Robert! I guess next week Snappy will be off. But it will first make a stop in Toronto. Lonemantis was first to volunteer.

I think I'll include a list with all your names and adresses (send...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By MiniMoke
I'll certainly keep you all updated....

I'll certainly keep you all updated....
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By MiniMoke
Hey, just thought of something.... (OK I'd...

Hey, just thought of something.... (OK I'd probably do better doing chores around the house), but

IF I get a lot of pictures

and

IF there are really good, fun, interesting pictures among...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By MiniMoke
Sure does! So we got the first one interested in...

Sure does!

So we got the first one interested in hosting Snappy the Wondercamera.

Keep it coming, I hope I'll have a great choice of places to send it to by tomorrow or Monday. Let's make him...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By MiniMoke
The Amazing Travelling Snappy

I have an idea….. doesn’t happen too often, so you better listen up!

I’ve got his plastic fantastic Canon Snappy S fixed focus all automatic camera lying around, and I wonder if it wouldn’t be fun...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-21-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks Jörg, I will surely rely on your services...

Thanks Jörg,

I will surely rely on your services in the future.

You are doing a great job for those of us who really want to shoot film but are put off by the scanning chore.

I was pondering...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-20-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Speaking for me too... at least for color negs

Speaking for me too... at least for color negs
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-20-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks a lot! Great stuff to read over the...

Thanks a lot! Great stuff to read over the weekend!!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-19-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Yes, true, but with a good and FAST scanner!

Yes, true, but with a good and FAST scanner!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-19-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Anyways all, thanks for your precious input and...

Anyways all, thanks for your precious input and keep it coming.

Too bad the flatbeds like the Canon 9000F MkII are not really up to scan 35mm in optimal quality. And no, I won't invest in MF...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-19-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
:):):):):)

:):):):):)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-19-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
From a rational point of view, film should be...

From a rational point of view, film should be dead by now. But we are not rational, aren't we?

I'd take any film camera over a digital one, though I tried quite a lot (mostly Fujis) but they all...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-19-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks a lot Jan - I'll definitely give slide...

Thanks a lot Jan - I'll definitely give slide film a thought. Shot some Velvia and Agfa slide film, even succeeded in developing some rolls with good results.

We'll see...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-19-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Right, the price is not cheap, that is clear, but...

Right, the price is not cheap, that is clear, but for the moment I don't have the means to get a really good scanner. Of course digitizing with a camera would be a solution... I never really tried...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-18-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Did you check the second set of pictures or those...

Did you check the second set of pictures or those in the first post? In my opinion the scans are OK, better than any I ever got out of my scanners, even the Nikon Coolscan IV.

Of course these are...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-17-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
that's right, this is the future of photo labs !

that's right, this is the future of photo labs !
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-14-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Exclamation Yeah, I just appreciate the quality of the scans...

Yeah, I just appreciate the quality of the scans - certainly better than anything I got out of my V600 or 9000F MkII scanners, better also than the Plustek 8100 and a bit better than my Coolscan IV...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks you honour ;)

Thanks you honour ;)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
OK Spanik, here are the original files, original...

OK Spanik, here are the original files, original resolution - only .jpg but untouched downloads from the lab. I'll be happy to have your opinion!

Now please all also consider that these pictures...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
The first B&W she was jazzed up somewhat, I...

The first B&W she was jazzed up somewhat, I admit, bit the color scans were just touched up in Lr, some clarity, contrast and sharpening (not much), essentially.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Sure, the Canon wins in your comparison! No...

Sure, the Canon wins in your comparison! No question!

The lab resolution is 1800 x 1200 according to the file infos, isn't it? Not the full res the Frontier allows, so it could be a draw between...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
I think for MF a Flatbed if great. It just...

I think for MF a Flatbed if great. It just doesn't cut it for 35mm film.

I had the V600 and the Canoscan 9000F MkII and I found the Canon better (and cheaper) than the Epson....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Yes longevity is a concern for me, and scanners...

Yes longevity is a concern for me, and scanners as the Minolta in reasonably good condition will get rarer year by year...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
I have tried the local photography stores (such...

I have tried the local photography stores (such as there are still in business) and of course they offer scanning too, but the resolution was ridiculous. Barely good for posting on the web.

No way...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By MiniMoke
Tired of scanning....

Yes, I have become tired of scanning, and I sold my latest scanner, the not so bad Canoscan 9000F MkII.

But what now? Well I am outsourcing the job - seems to be the latest trend globally...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-05-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 13,102
Posted By MiniMoke
Hut ab, Krötenblender! I think you got it...

Hut ab, Krötenblender!

I think you got it right!!

Me, I got no car, or rather I got a lot of the biggest cars in Luxembourg-City, with a driver (bus), no watch, and no rangefinder either. I got my...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-07-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,026
Posted By MiniMoke
Good idea, but I hate lab prints (B&W never comes...

Good idea, but I hate lab prints (B&W never comes out as contrasty as I like) and I'm still some way from building a proper darkroom. I just develop myself (tried some slide developing last week and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-06-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,026
Posted By MiniMoke
Well, the deal is done, I grabbed a nicely priced...

Well, the deal is done, I grabbed a nicely priced Plustek 7400 on the Bay (end of auction around 1700 hours, not a good time to end an auction in summer!).

I'll have to live with the slow frame by...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-04-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,026
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks, great advice! That makes sense to me.

Thanks, great advice! That makes sense to me.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-01-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,026
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks for all the advice ! I appreciate. As I'm...

Thanks for all the advice ! I appreciate.

As I'm a bit tight in the budget department I guess I'll have to stay around 200€ new. Won't get a Coolscan IV at that price I guess....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-01-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,026
Posted By MiniMoke
What scanner.....

Here's the eternal question: I'm looking (again) for a good, not expensive film scanner (35mm mainly).

Possible choices are the Plustek 7400/7600/8100 series (No need for Silverfast
software, I...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-31-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 14,999
Posted By MiniMoke
Definitely the best straps ! And very pliable,...

Definitely the best straps ! And very pliable, soft and easy to put into the camera bag.

Very fast to put on and off the camera too...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-11-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 7,346
Posted By MiniMoke
I quite like my CP910 too. It makes OK prints...

I quite like my CP910 too.

It makes OK prints that are finger-safe as soon as they leave the printer.

I just use it at home, so no expensive battery pack, but you can always take the transformer...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-20-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 5,526
Posted By MiniMoke
A reason to resist the Q?...

A reason to resist the Q? PRICE!

Unfortunately.... cause this could be just right for me
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-16-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,805
Posted By MiniMoke
One more chance for the X100....

OK, it's digital, so forcibly it must be evil, but it gave me a lot of fun while I owned it..... The Fuji X100!

I'd really like to try another go with an X100, and if ever one of you would like to...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-11-2015
Replies: 222
Views: 20,728
Posted By MiniMoke
I wonder why Leica didn't put a fake frame line...

I wonder why Leica didn't put a fake frame line lever on the front of the camera to switch between 28mm native, 35 and 50mm cropped images and frame lines.

Would have been cool!
Forum: Travel 04-16-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,098
Posted By MiniMoke
Retirement'a still a bit far, about 8 years, but...

Retirement'a still a bit far, about 8 years, but the place will definitely be Mauritius.

My wife 's from there and I just love the place!

We tried to move there 7 years ago but the clever plan we...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 4,190
Posted By MiniMoke
No, seriously, here's my Granny. She'll turn 94...

No, seriously, here's my Granny. She'll turn 94 this year.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 4,190
Posted By MiniMoke
Growing old..... you really want me to post a...

Growing old..... you really want me to post a selfie?

No way!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2015
Replies: 3,801
Views: 315,989
Posted By MiniMoke
Olympus XA2 in my pocket as ever, and my OM2n in...

Olympus XA2 in my pocket as ever, and my OM2n in my bag !
Forum: Olympus RF 04-06-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 25,112
Posted By MiniMoke
I definitely got to try it at night. Never...

I definitely got to try it at night. Never thought of it t'il I say this post.

I love the XA series cameras, always have at least an XA2 in my pocket.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-31-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By MiniMoke
In Europe I got mine serviced by Will van Manen...

In Europe I got mine serviced by Will van Manen in the Netherlands. Perfect job!

www.kamera-service.info
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 8,632
Posted By MiniMoke
Easy: OM2n 50/1.8 28/2.8 Third lens? Ain't got...

Easy:

OM2n
50/1.8
28/2.8
Third lens? Ain't got none, i'll ad my Trip35´s 40/2.8 instead of a third lens.
Film? HP5+
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-19-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 4,244
Posted By MiniMoke
Those Pakons are on sale on eBay Germany for...

Those Pakons are on sale on eBay Germany for between 660 and 870 Euros for a supposedly refurbished unit..... from US based sellers!

That's a lot of dough for an old scanner that supposedly goes for...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 02-11-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,910
Posted By MiniMoke
[QUOTE=kknox;2448174]I have a Fuji XT1 now, and...

[QUOTE=kknox;2448174]I have a Fuji XT1 now, and hate the wifi on that camera. Will not wirelessly upload Raw, or full size JPEGS.


There's a setting In the Fuji WiFi menu to allow full scale...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-14-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By MiniMoke
>Thanks, good idea!

>Thanks, good idea!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By MiniMoke
Digitizing slides with a projector

Hi,

I wanted to try the slide projector method to digitize my slides and I have a question.

I have seen that you have to insert a sheet of white plastic in front of the slide holder to diffuse the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-23-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 12,625
Posted By MiniMoke
I do not agree! I have been out and about with...

I do not agree!

I have been out and about with the X30 for some days now, and small sensor or not, it handles wonderfully.

The EVF is a beauty, the control ring on the lens lets me focus manually...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-17-2014
Replies: 112
Views: 14,393
Posted By MiniMoke
For me it's clearly the OM2n. Beautiful and...

For me it's clearly the OM2n.

Beautiful and versatile camera, works automatically with the Olympus T32 flash..... and even 35 years after it left tha factory, it's still going very strong.

A...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,006
Posted By MiniMoke
Contrats to Mrs Monz - I LOVE Biryani !!

Contrats to Mrs Monz - I LOVE Biryani !!
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-23-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 6,764
Posted By MiniMoke
Yes, and that's dangerous..... GAS is calling...

Yes, and that's dangerous..... GAS is calling already. I had the 28mm converter on a previous X100 and was very happy with it.

Of course it makes the camera larger, but it still handles well, even...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-23-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 6,764
Posted By MiniMoke
Of course the 100s and t offer more! More...

Of course the 100s and t offer more! More features, more speed (as it seems), more pixels..... for those who need it. I was VERY happy with my X100, in fact so happy I grabbed one on the Bay again...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-23-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By MiniMoke
Great, hilarious, nicely done! Love the last one...

Great, hilarious, nicely done!

Love the last one as Jagger - just look at that pouting mouth!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,762
Posted By MiniMoke
I have always some good music playing, either in...

I have always some good music playing, either in the background or immersing myself in it
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-26-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 12,625
Posted By MiniMoke
I have an X10 (well it's my son's camera now),...

I have an X10 (well it's my son's camera now), great image quality, really, but the OVF disappointed me - no focus confirmation, parallax, 85% coverage..... that did not work for me.

On came the...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-20-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,988
Posted By MiniMoke
Have found nothing... if the dial was...

Have found nothing... if the dial was programmable you could set it to something else and use the < > buttons to change aperture, but Fuji is no Olympus where every button is customizable.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-20-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,988
Posted By MiniMoke
Aw shucks, I see on your picture that you got a...

Aw shucks, I see on your picture that you got a thumb grip and have the problem with the aperture dial despite this....
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-20-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,988
Posted By MiniMoke
Same here, I tend to hit the dial and jug the...

Same here, I tend to hit the dial and jug the aperture out of true.... either out of P mode or off the chosen setting. Annoying, yes, and one of the reasons I wanted to return it.

Perhaps some...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-20-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,988
Posted By MiniMoke
I greatly enjoy my 27! Small, nice angle of...

I greatly enjoy my 27! Small, nice angle of view...
But I was tempted to send it back to Amazon... The lack of an aperture ring bothered me - had it packed up already and in the car to drop it off at...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,653
Posted By MiniMoke
Can't speak for the Konica, but my fondly...

Can't speak for the Konica, but my fondly remembered Canonet 28 had a tack sharp lens, exposed correctly and was very pleasant to handle. No fuss, just compose and shoot.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-04-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,988
Posted By MiniMoke
Oh boy, you're lucky in the US, an XF 27mm for...

Oh boy, you're lucky in the US, an XF 27mm for 300$ or less..... we can dream over here in olde Europe. Amazon sells it for 391.30, and that's EUROS!

Anyway, I just ordered one as the 40 to 42mm...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-04-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 4,639
Posted By MiniMoke
I use my 15mm LTM Super Heliar on the X-E1 at an...

I use my 15mm LTM Super Heliar on the X-E1 at an equivalent focal length of about 22 or 23mm which suits me fine. As a real 15mm it would see much less use, but on the APS-C sensor it makes real...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-12-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 86,453
Posted By MiniMoke
I got a Nikon Coolscan IV from an RFF member to...

I got a Nikon Coolscan IV from an RFF member to replace my Epson V600 and the change in quality and resolution in enormous, though the Coolscan sports only 2900 dpi.... less than the Epson.

I do not...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-12-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,629
Posted By MiniMoke
Thank you, I'll check them out!

Thank you, I'll check them out!
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-11-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,629
Posted By MiniMoke
I want a Retina

Hi,

A friend of my daughter gave me a nice Kodak Retina I Type 013 to clean it up and check it over....... and now I want one! (He won't let me have it :( )

Does anyone know of a reputable vendor...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-28-2014
Replies: 3,740
Views: 709,690
Posted By MiniMoke
Today I have every reason to kill myself....... ...

Today I have every reason to kill myself....... ;-)

I passed the flea market in Luxembourg City this morning and I saw an OM1 on a stall.

NO, I said to myself, I won't succumb to the temptation,...
Forum: Travel 06-26-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 3,204
Posted By MiniMoke
Lesotho - the kingdom in the sky!

Lesotho - the kingdom in the sky!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2014
Replies: 137
Views: 11,502
Posted By MiniMoke
I nearly always carry my XA and XA2 (no great...

I nearly always carry my XA and XA2 (no great deal, small and light), and the 35mm seems to do it for me. The XA with Tri-X, and the XA2 with Portra.

Sometimes I add my OM2n with a 50 or 28, but I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-22-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,354
Posted By MiniMoke
As Keith said, get that OM1 and a 50/1.4...

As Keith said, get that OM1 and a 50/1.4 (>1,000,000) - all you'll need. and with a budget of 500$ for the lens you'll get a VERY good one and have cash left for a perfect body (or a good CLA)

OK,...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-21-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,987
Posted By MiniMoke
Bought 2 J 8's from ebay user artemstore in the...

Bought 2 J 8's from ebay user artemstore in the Ukraine! Very good and very reliable seller!

Can only recommend him though shipping takes 3 weeks, but that´s no this fault! Very good communication !
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-20-2014
Replies: 132
Views: 26,097
Posted By MiniMoke
Whatever happens at photokina, the X-Pro1 won't...

Whatever happens at photokina, the X-Pro1 won't stop making good pictures.

I voted you keep it, but that's just my opinion
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-18-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 4,150
Posted By MiniMoke
Happened yesterday morning! They have set up...

Happened yesterday morning! They have set up some pianos around Luxembourg City, covered with plastic sheets against the weather so anyone can play if he likes.

I was walking to work through the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2014
Replies: 3,740
Views: 709,690
Posted By MiniMoke
I just wanted to tell you about my excellent...

I just wanted to tell you about my excellent experience with a guy in the UK who did a VERY nice CLA on my OM2n.

He did the usual magic with the meter, shutter speeds and cleaned it up thoroughly;...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-13-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,804
Posted By MiniMoke
Very bad Friday 13th for the spanish at least!!

Very bad Friday 13th for the spanish at least!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By MiniMoke
Do trashcans count?

Do trashcans count?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-07-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By MiniMoke
....and some more:

....and some more:
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-07-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By MiniMoke
OK, I did it! Tried some stand development with...

OK, I did it!

Tried some stand development with HP5+ and Ilfotec LC29 at 1:100 dilution.

Agitated for the first minute and then left it alone for one hour.

The negs came out somewhat flat and the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-01-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By MiniMoke
Hey David, for what you want, you need a real...

Hey David, for what you want, you need a real camera! Just keep your Ricoh and enjoy it!

No hot shoe, no strobes, it´s a PHONE, man :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-01-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By MiniMoke
Ok, that´s it, I tried it and I found it not...

Ok, that´s it, I tried it and I found it not worthy!

No, really, I can understand that someone might use and enjoy the Snappgrip, but it's definitely not for me.

I'll send it back to Amazon...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-31-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By MiniMoke
Shutter button does trigger exposure and...

Shutter button does trigger exposure and autofocus. Focus point can be selected by tapping on the screen
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-31-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By MiniMoke
Yes, of course, but it´s stll some form of...

Yes, of course, but it´s stll some form of photography, you can't deny that. And there's a sub-forum for camera phones here!

Not to say that I like it, but a picture taken with a camera phone, a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-31-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By MiniMoke
Those pictures on DPreview are a bit outdated,...

Those pictures on DPreview are a bit outdated, the layout of the buttons has changed in the final version.

And thanks for the compliment for my Trip and review
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-31-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By MiniMoke
Snappgrip for iPhone - a quick first review

I don't know if you are like me, but I use the iPhone for the quick and handy snap (or eBay Pics) when no other camera is available.

BUT I ABSOLUTELY HATE MAKING PICTURES WITH IT! Not that the...
Forum: Olympus RF 05-28-2014
Replies: 149
Views: 46,662
Posted By MiniMoke
Same for me, the XA is fine, but until now I like...

Same for me, the XA is fine, but until now I like the XA2's lens better. But I'll need to shoot some more films to make a final decision.

Definitely better at 5.6 as wide open though
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-26-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,816
Posted By MiniMoke
If you would have taken that photo, it would...

If you would have taken that photo, it would still be a stunning work of art (imho). A perfect composition, perhaps posed, but if it was a so called 'decisive moment' shot, it's still better.

A...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By MiniMoke
Stand development - I'd like to try it....

....but can it be done with Ilfotec LC29 (the developer I got handy just now), or does it have to be Rodinal? I really like the examples I've seen up to now.

I'm interrested in all your experiences...
Forum: Film vs Digital 05-13-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 16,446
Posted By MiniMoke
Wonderful comparison of two completely different...

Wonderful comparison of two completely different media....

I like the Tri-X versions better, and if you take into account that it takes over 10,000€ to get those very good digital results.... well,...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-03-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By MiniMoke
Polaroids, at least the integral film ones (SX,...

Polaroids, at least the integral film ones (SX, 600, Spectra), have auto exposure! There's no way to change the shutter speed and aperture.

The dial just allows you to use a bit of exposure...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-01-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,754
Posted By MiniMoke
No Pola Land camera, alas, only a humble 636 and...

No Pola Land camera, alas, only a humble 636 and a Spectra, but I like the results..... as low-fi as they are.

Guess I'll end up being a hipster at my age ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 315,989
Posted By MiniMoke
XA and XA2..... always in my pockets!

XA and XA2..... always in my pockets!
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-22-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By MiniMoke
The WCL-X100 (as well as the new one) screw into...

The WCL-X100 (as well as the new one) screw into the filter thread or the lens when the decorative ring is taken off.

Adds quite a bit to the weight, but handled very well. It felt really good...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-20-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,875
Posted By MiniMoke
Happy birthday, Jesse! I see you are honoring...

Happy birthday, Jesse!

I see you are honoring the great Hobbit tradition of giving presents on your birthday! Well done, Sir!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-16-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,631
Posted By MiniMoke
Mixed feelings about this product. First as...

Mixed feelings about this product.

First as someone already stated, the brush, although it's collapsible into the pen's barrel picks up grease as soon as you touch it inadvertedly (yeah I got greasy...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-15-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,915
Posted By MiniMoke
.....no b&w instax, sadly. Quality of the color...

.....no b&w instax, sadly.

Quality of the color instax film is rather good. Due to the plastic lenses of the cameras, it is however limited.

It's instant......
Forum: Olympus RF 04-12-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,234
Posted By MiniMoke
The XA is different to the XA2! There's a screw...

The XA is different to the XA2!

There's a screw UNDER the red shutter button which has to be pried off cautiously.

DO NOT USE ANY LIQUID GLUE (super glue) to stick it back on later as that will...
Forum: Olympus RF 04-12-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 11,928
Posted By MiniMoke
Latest picks from My trusty XA2, with Portra...

Latest picks from My trusty XA2, with Portra 400

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2833/13794696404_fb80440048_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/n1ZqDb)Derelict industrial Fossil (https://flic.kr/p/n1ZqDb) by...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-10-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,591
Posted By MiniMoke
I scan the pictures without any adapter on my...

I scan the pictures without any adapter on my Epson V600 - very nice results!

Can put half a dozen on the glass, even the wider Spectra ones
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-10-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,915
Posted By MiniMoke
Ugly as hell, this camera, but I like it

Ugly as hell, this camera, but I like it
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-10-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 4,848
Posted By MiniMoke
Sorry to say that the moment the X-T1 came out...

Sorry to say that the moment the X-T1 came out all the X-E1's in the world stopped working!

I might be able to help you get rid of this useless thing..... let me think.... just send it to me, I'll...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,754
Posted By MiniMoke
Tried my Fuji Instax Wide this weekend, and the...

Tried my Fuji Instax Wide this weekend, and the pictures came out very well, nothing too amazing though, but good colors. They are a bit on the small side though.

Anyways, it's fun.

I got a real...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,754
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks for your input! I settled for a Fuji...

Thanks for your input!

I settled for a Fuji Instax Wide 210 for the moment..... the price of Impossible Project film put me off, but if this really strikes a spark for me, I'll certainly get a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-22-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,754
Posted By MiniMoke
Polaroid..... Which one?

I'm seriously tempted to try some Polaroid (well, I shot some already way back longtime ago).

Which camera do you recommend? Which format?

I'd like to balance cost and availability of film.

New...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 03-10-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,603
Posted By MiniMoke
I think the adapter does only work on the iPad,...

I think the adapter does only work on the iPad, not on the iPhone, sadly....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-06-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,308
Posted By MiniMoke
Thank you for this good read, I enjoyed it very...

Thank you for this good read, I enjoyed it very much.

The part about your mother complaining that there were no people in your shots made me smile..... I heard the exact same thing when I was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-05-2014
Replies: 66
Views: 7,144
Posted By MiniMoke
I was taking some pictures in an open air public...

I was taking some pictures in an open air public parking space when a parking attendant approached me, asking what I was doing.

'Taking pictures' seemed not to be an answer for him. I had to explain...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-25-2014
Replies: 131
Poll: Winter Sucks
Views: 9,585
Posted By MiniMoke
Sounds like Mauritius! Wonderful climate, quite...

Sounds like Mauritius! Wonderful climate, quite cool in the southern mountains (not too high mountains!) and dry and sunny at the western coast.

Man I miss it!!
Forum: RFF Polls 02-25-2014
Replies: 131
Poll: Winter Sucks
Views: 9,585
Posted By MiniMoke
I've been living in Mauritius for some years and...

I've been living in Mauritius for some years and there's really a thing they call 'winter' over there. It´s much like Luxembourg summers!

I loved it!

Winter's good for a change but not over 4 weeks!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-24-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,375
Posted By MiniMoke
I had some goals in my life, but I guess I didn't...

I had some goals in my life, but I guess I didn't push hard enough, or these goals were definitely out of my reach.

These days I just follow the big stream of life and I'll see where it will take...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-24-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,375
Posted By MiniMoke
Very strong picture, and very profound...

Very strong picture, and very profound words.

Thank you for sharing
Forum: RFF Polls 02-19-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 7,167
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks Keith....! Guess I opened Pandora's...

Thanks Keith....!

Guess I opened Pandora's Box.

Only one thing could have been worse I think, like saying Leica makes bad cameras :D...... (this is irony by the way)!!

Any way to close this poll...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-19-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 7,167
Posted By MiniMoke
OK, sorry to all offended by this poll! :eek: I...

OK, sorry to all offended by this poll! :eek:

I didn't want to kick loose any storm!

Sorry also to those who didn't understand the term 'despicable' the way I intended it - ironically.

I'm by no...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-19-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 7,167
Posted By MiniMoke
Agreed! You're certainly right!

Agreed! You're certainly right!
Forum: RFF Polls 02-19-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 7,167
Posted By MiniMoke
Tomorrow at 6 a.m. you will be shot dead ;)

Tomorrow at 6 a.m. you will be shot dead ;)
Forum: RFF Polls 02-18-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 7,167
Posted By MiniMoke
Don't understand me wrong, I'm just asking your...

Don't understand me wrong, I'm just asking your opinion! Not condemning anyone for anything!

I'm scanning negatives, I added grain to digital pictures, so I'm twice 'guilty'.

I should have put...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-18-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 7,167
Posted By MiniMoke
Despicable practices

EDIT: I do not want you to take this too seriously! I do not want to start any wars. The term 'despicable' is used ironically!

Please keep this in mind when reacting to this poll

Thanks


I wonder...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-16-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,708
Posted By MiniMoke
One more for the Event Messenger from...

One more for the Event Messenger from Lowepro!

Cheap
Roomy
Cheap
Light
Cheap
Quite tough
Cheap
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-14-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 12,300
Posted By MiniMoke
Noooo, but it's fun!!!!!

Noooo, but it's fun!!!!!
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-14-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 12,300
Posted By MiniMoke
About the same as threading an LTM lens on a...

About the same as threading an LTM lens on a camera. Of course a push-on converter might be easier to use but incompatible with the optical and build quality.

This brings the X100(s) as close as...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-14-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 12,300
Posted By MiniMoke
The converters are quite large, true, I had the...

The converters are quite large, true, I had the 28!

But tremendous quality, or rather no loss of quality.

And the X100 handles quite well even with the converter attached. Feels very good and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-14-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By MiniMoke
Zenza Bronica EC shutter question

Hi, I got a monstrous Zenza Bronica EC SLR on loan from my brother in law, and before checking it out with film I wanted to see if everything works as intended.

I saw in the manual that you can cock...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By MiniMoke
Big Grin...

Big Grin...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-11-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 42,475
Posted By MiniMoke
If slow scanning, frame by frame does not put you...

If slow scanning, frame by frame does not put you off, the Plustek Opticfilm 8100 or 8200 migth be good for you.

I use the Epson V600 - scans 12 negatives in one go, albeit at a little less good...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 11,705
Posted By MiniMoke
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7375/12382801015_a2e...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7375/12382801015_a2eee818f5_c.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/jSe6ke)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 11,705
Posted By MiniMoke
That's a photographer taking his time! Great...

That's a photographer taking his time! Great picture
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 6,246
Posted By MiniMoke
Probably a Fuji X10..... Real good prices on...

Probably a Fuji X10..... Real good prices on Amazon right now, unless I find a good used one around Europe
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-31-2014
Replies: 351
Views: 47,508
Posted By MiniMoke
List them here in the classifieds - might get you...

List them here in the classifieds - might get you more than at the dealers!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 315,989
Posted By MiniMoke
Beautiful team!

Beautiful team!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 315,989
Posted By MiniMoke
Oly Trip 35 and Leica CL with Jupiter 8 right now

Oly Trip 35 and Leica CL with Jupiter 8 right now
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-30-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By MiniMoke
Thanks Adrian, I'll check that out, postage to...

Thanks Adrian,

I'll check that out, postage to Luxembourg seems not excessive and prices are mostly OK
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-30-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 4,163
Posted By MiniMoke
Colored...

Colored Trash......

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7376/11356707656_99e3602c92_c.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/iiy6wq)

Leica CL - Jupiter 8
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-30-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By MiniMoke
Here's a quick pic of the camera

Here's a quick pic of the camera
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-30-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By MiniMoke
And by the way..... any tips for taking care of...

And by the way..... any tips for taking care of this camera?

Cleaning the bellows, lens etc
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-29-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By MiniMoke
Kodak Junior 620 folder (1935-1939)

I just got a Kodak Junior 620 from a co-worker, and at first sight the camera is very good. No holes in the bellows, the shutter seems correct (all 2 speeds) and the lens seems clear - I'll have to...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-29-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 10,726
Posted By MiniMoke
I used a Voigtländer 15mm Heliar with the Fuji...

I used a Voigtländer 15mm Heliar with the Fuji adapter on my X-E1 (22mm equivalent) and it was the best combination I ever used, it was a joy to shoot!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-29-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 3,573
Posted By MiniMoke
This is about the best introduction to serious...

This is about the best introduction to serious photography there can be. It applies to film and digital because it deals with the end product...... the picture, YOUR picture.

Find the camera that...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-27-2014
Replies: 351
Views: 47,508
Posted By MiniMoke
The slightly reduced 'normal' view of the EVF...

The slightly reduced 'normal' view of the EVF might be great for us who wear glasses.... at last we can see the whole of the finder without those eye-gymnastics.
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-27-2014
Replies: 351
Views: 47,508
Posted By MiniMoke
Aaaaaaah Fuji, you reignited my GAS! This seems...

Aaaaaaah Fuji, you reignited my GAS!

This seems just like THE digital camera for me,

A dedicated dial for ISO, AF mode, shooting mode, all manual. Add to this some nice manual glass with adapters...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 3,724
Posted By MiniMoke
Perhaps.... X-T1? Perhaps, we'll see tomorrow

Perhaps.... X-T1?

Perhaps, we'll see tomorrow
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-24-2014
Replies: 192
Views: 30,585
Posted By MiniMoke
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5476/11630593194_e3f...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5476/11630593194_e3f3cacc21_z.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/iHKQ9S)
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