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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2019
Replies: 5,574
Views: 956,786
Posted By Anthony Harvey
What a powerful picture, István. Brilliant!

What a powerful picture, István. Brilliant!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-18-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,170
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Many thanks for this, Colton. Interesting,...

Many thanks for this, Colton. Interesting, helpful and beautifully written. Great photos too.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-03-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 16,715
Posted By Anthony Harvey
My thoughts are with you, Roger, and Frances. God...

My thoughts are with you, Roger, and Frances. God bless.

Thank you for all that you have done on this forum and your articles and website. It's much appreciated.

Anthony
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-15-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,328
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Well done to you both! That's good...

Well done to you both! That's good news.

Lawrence, I'd like to visit the Hampstead exhibition if it comes to fruition, and claim half a bottle.

Seriously, I hope to visit but it's awkward to park...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-12-2019
Replies: 1,425
Views: 194,994
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Superb shots Ian, you’ve caught that wonderful...

Superb shots Ian, you’ve caught that wonderful lighting, especially on the bark. Great!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-07-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,298
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I have two samples of the Pentax 40/2.8. One...

I have two samples of the Pentax 40/2.8. One gives what one might call normal and respectable sharpness, typical of what one might expect for a much-respected lens manufacturer, nothing outstanding...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-26-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,875
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Willie-901: Well said! Thank you.

Willie-901: Well said! Thank you.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,875
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I thoroughly echo the comments of PKR. Thank you,...

I thoroughly echo the comments of PKR. Thank you, Bill, for all your work for the forum and for letting us have your thoughtful and wise comments about the original article. I agree with them...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Absolutely fantastic! Well done! It must have...

Absolutely fantastic! Well done!

It must have been a real challenge to get the distances right since Lego pieces have fixed sizes. But for your success I would have thought it to be almost...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 532
Views: 47,174
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I forgot to mention to, that as well as the deep...

I forgot to mention to, that as well as the deep blacks your images have such good shadow detail at the same time, and the midtones are all there, gently merging into each other. To my mind, these...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 532
Views: 47,174
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Superb range of tones, Steve. You have all the...

Superb range of tones, Steve. You have all the blacks, and the highlights are fantastic, bright and yet fully detailed. The images are both hard and soft at the same time. It’s something that I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2019
Replies: 464
Views: 95,697
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great photo, Charles. I love the wide range of...

Great photo, Charles.

I love the wide range of tones that semi-stand gives, especially with Rodinal. It seems to keep the highlights but with Rodinal it allows them to sparkle as well, and although...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,657
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Try the simplest thing first - the battery. My...

Try the simplest thing first - the battery. My D700 did the same thing but in my case it was only the battery, which I thought was all right since the camera indicated that it had power and I had no...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-24-2017
Replies: 93
Views: 9,219
Posted By Anthony Harvey
T90. I agree with CameraQuest and Raid, one of...

T90. I agree with CameraQuest and Raid, one of the very best SLR cameras. I got most fun, and quite a few good images, using the 35/2 FD, another brilliant lens, every bit as good as my Summicron...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-24-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 4,406
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I had a Canon 50/1.4 FD lens that I used on a...

I had a Canon 50/1.4 FD lens that I used on a T90. It was supremely sharp. Using it for a wide range of real-life subjects under a wide variety of lighting over a long period of time, some three or...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2016
Replies: 437
Views: 227,801
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great pictures, 2wenty! Composition, mood,...

Great pictures, 2wenty! Composition, mood, subject-matter, originality, all great.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-04-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,267
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Likewise, all the best for Monday Roger.

Likewise, all the best for Monday Roger.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-18-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,178
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Thank you very much for this. I've always loved...

Thank you very much for this.

I've always loved his photographs. My favourite is of two children in the Rue des Martyrs, Paris, taken in 1951. It's of a boy of about ten pulling a girl of about...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-10-2016
Replies: 276
Views: 28,555
Posted By Anthony Harvey
What a brilliant thread! All great pictures,...

What a brilliant thread! All great pictures, especially those lit mainly from the side.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-10-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5,934
Posted By Anthony Harvey
No philosophy but rationale: quality images -...

No philosophy but rationale:

quality images - quick to use - small and light - carried as one complete unit with no extra lenses or bags or separate meter - easily stored unobtrusively and safely...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-09-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5,934
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Depending on where I might be going, for what...

Depending on where I might be going, for what purpose and what might happen, any one of the following:

D700 24-85 or
X100T or
M7 50 summicron or 35/3.5 summaron
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-09-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,815
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Me too: beautiful!

Me too: beautiful!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,248
Posted By Anthony Harvey
The law of averages can't account for the...

The law of averages can't account for the exceptional quality of his great pictures, and there were a lot of them. It was simply that he had the eye for superb composition and beauty. And whether or...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-05-2016
Replies: 977
Views: 363,724
Posted By Anthony Harvey
As ever, great portraits Giulio! Those exact...

As ever, great portraits Giulio! Those exact moments that so describe the visual dialogue between people. Brilliant.

I like the tonal values too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2016
Replies: 464
Views: 95,697
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Just as good Giulio, but in a different way!...

Just as good Giulio, but in a different way!

(Your photos and Erik's are ones I particularly look forward to seeing whenever I open RFF, so please keep up the good work).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2016
Replies: 464
Views: 95,697
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Erik, you are so right! I thought the same thing...

Erik, you are so right! I thought the same thing myself. August Sander to a T. And especially the lady. The critical feature seems what appears to be an intentional expressionless look.

It also...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-09-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 6,701
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I agree completely. My experience exactly. It's...

I agree completely. My experience exactly. It's the best camera I've ever had too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2016
Replies: 977
Views: 363,724
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Brilliant portrait, Mfogiel!

Brilliant portrait, Mfogiel!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,878
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great review and well written. I enjoyed reading...

Great review and well written. I enjoyed reading it. Many thanks.

I had been thinking that since my M7 is now broken in both automatic and manual modes, and might need a fair bit of money to get it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-08-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 6,845
Posted By Anthony Harvey
A propos whether Olympus OM cameras were built to...

A propos whether Olympus OM cameras were built to professional standards or not, I recently posted a note about their use on the successful 1975 Everest South West Face expedition. The note was in...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-25-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Partly off topic but hopefully interesting...

Partly off topic but hopefully interesting nevertheless:

I remember attending a public lecture and slide show in 1977 in Exeter UK of the photographs taken on the 1975 Everest South West Face...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,867
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Huss, I find exactly the same as you say in your...

Huss, I find exactly the same as you say in your initial post.

Based on internet reports by many F6 users I had expected the F6 to have superb matrix metering and yet I've been sorely disappointed...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-17-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 7,478
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Yet out of nothing comes something marvellous!...

Yet out of nothing comes something marvellous!

That tonal quality is breathtaking, and the image really sparkles. The light makes all the difference. Magnificent.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 11,167
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Pentax SP1000, ME Super, MX Olympus ...

Pentax SP1000, ME Super, MX
Olympus OM1n
Leica M4-P

Best for me is the Pentax ME Super, the smallest of them all and the best for balanced coordinated manual wrap-around sensuous...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-07-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Many thanks for this. I love Mr Stettner's...

Many thanks for this.

I love Mr Stettner's work. There's always been a strong celebration of the human quality of life and an invigorating joie de vivre.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-30-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,922
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I'm very sad to learn of this. My sincere...

I'm very sad to learn of this. My sincere condolences to his family and friends.

I shall very much miss his wise comments and the extensive photographic knowledge he displayed over many years when...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2015
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,237
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great images, Richard! So little detail yet so...

Great images, Richard!

So little detail yet so much atmosphere.

It's as if I'm there, breathing the air and feeling the freshness.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-27-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 7,478
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Superb! You have a great eye for composition...

Superb!

You have a great eye for composition and timing. I especially love your portraits full of feeling and sensibility.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-03-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 20,714
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Some yes, but most are propped on shelves.

Some yes, but most are propped on shelves.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-03-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 7,478
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great pictures Nicolas. Many remind me of the...

Great pictures Nicolas.

Many remind me of the style of Edouard Boubat, particularly the stance of the subject in your portraits, and especially in the superb photo above. Such natural elegance and...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Agree with all the above, absolutely. I've...

Agree with all the above, absolutely.

I've bought all my Nikon cameras and lenses at Grays of Westminster over some six years or so. I've only bought used bodies (D700, F6, F100) but the lenses...
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2015
Replies: 82
Views: 6,276
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Many thanks Stephen! I was rather hoping that...

Many thanks Stephen! I was rather hoping that you might add it!

From my point of view everything is fine with the new main forum page and better than before. Thank you very much for the time and...
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2015
Replies: 82
Views: 6,276
Posted By Anthony Harvey
It took me ten minutes to find "Scale Focus 35s"...

It took me ten minutes to find "Scale Focus 35s" so that I could follow the Rolliei 35 threads. And now that I know how to find it, it'll take me ten seconds each time instead of the one second...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-14-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,629
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Superb photos in your Rome Cafe book, Nick. They...

Superb photos in your Rome Cafe book, Nick. They re-create the atmosphere so well - especially that sense of relaxed alertness that's so much a part of cafe life - and they catch the Italian sense...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,024
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Many thanks. It's not often we get a new set of...

Many thanks.

It's not often we get a new set of pictures of this type.
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-20-2015
Replies: 2,547
Views: 368,432
Posted By Anthony Harvey
A great set of photos, Chris. I always look...

A great set of photos, Chris. I always look forward to seeing your work.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-20-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,281
Posted By Anthony Harvey
My F100 is sticky but my F6 is perfect. Both were...

My F100 is sticky but my F6 is perfect. Both were bought second-hand some three or four years ago, and I imagine that they're both quite old.

The F6 doesn't feel as though it's about to go sticky...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-18-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 4,098
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I like your comments, Pioneer, and find myself...

I like your comments, Pioneer, and find myself thinking exactly the same things whenever I read Michael's articles. Nowadays I always get a slight impression of over-confidence in what he writes...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-29-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 4,219
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Buy the M3 and decide later whether to sell the...

Buy the M3 and decide later whether to sell the ZI.

(You'll keep both).

Anthony
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 4,866
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I've been following Don Cardwell's advice on the...

I've been following Don Cardwell's advice on the apug forum, of five-minute agitation intervals using Rodinal (Adonal) at 1+50 and Tri-X at 400, and it works perfectly for me. Even the agitation...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-06-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,767
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great shots, here and on your website. Subtle but...

Great shots, here and on your website. Subtle but powerful. They have a very pleasing and haunting quality. Brilliant.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-04-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Thanks for posting this. It really is...

Thanks for posting this. It really is interesting, especially for those who know a bit about Kertész. One thing that struck me is how he's always thinking of the light, as well as looking for the...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-01-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3,138
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I have always loved the tonal look of the prints...

I have always loved the tonal look of the prints of many of the early Magnum photographers. I especially liked the particular "colour" of the mid-to-light grey tones. I have searched for many years...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2015
Replies: 679
Views: 85,308
Posted By Anthony Harvey
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/23426/U23426I1403126302.SEQ.0.jpg

Scarborough UK Jazz Festival 2010
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-14-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 3,317
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Marvellous picture. Lovely tones. Background just...

Marvellous picture. Lovely tones. Background just right. And you've caught the expression exactly. Perfect.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-28-2015
Replies: 679
Views: 85,308
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Lovely shots, Ian. They are all so strong in...

Lovely shots, Ian. They are all so strong in atmosphere, each with their own distinctive flavour. Very powerful images,
Forum: Travel 01-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By Anthony Harvey
What a great set of students and a splendid set...

What a great set of students and a splendid set of photos, Laviolette.

And well said, Solinar! Exactly my thoughts on seeing that image (although some of us try to keep the light shining .... ).
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-12-2015
Replies: 932
Views: 189,912
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Dear jkjod, They're superb prints and great...

Dear jkjod,

They're superb prints and great photos, especially the last in the series. Brilliant. I can't believe what a quick learner you are - it took me several years to get to this quality.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2014
Replies: 814
Views: 91,497
Posted By Anthony Harvey
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/23426/U23426I1335898571.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2014
Replies: 1,305
Views: 336,168
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Melancholy. What a great photo! Such a beautiful...

Melancholy. What a great photo! Such a beautiful balance of elements with very pleasing background tones and great clarity to the subject. The image border adds to its charm. Marvellous.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-19-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,692
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I had exactly the same thing happen to my R3A,...

I had exactly the same thing happen to my R3A, once only over roughly 50 rolls of 135-36, after about the tenth roll. I also have a R3M, and with similar usage it hasn't happened (yet).

Apart from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-03-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 6,652
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I completely and utterly agree, especially (and...

I completely and utterly agree, especially (and using x-ray's own wording that superbly catches the exact meaning) that great blend of the modern and old, and the smooth rendering so like Planars of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2014
Replies: 93
Views: 6,723
Posted By Anthony Harvey
All the above is great advice. In the end it's...

All the above is great advice.

In the end it's simply a matter of preference but of all the cameras mentioned above, make sure that you hold, try or borrow the OM cameras and both the Pentax MX and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2014
Replies: 213
Views: 32,992
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Cassel, what a superb balanced shot with a...

Cassel, what a superb balanced shot with a wonderful fall of light and gentle gradation of shadows on the buildings. And just the right amount of colour - not too much in other words - with the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-31-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 18,204
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Lovely range of watches, and great photos in such...

Lovely range of watches, and great photos in such original and well-thought out settings.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2014
Replies: 7,427
Views: 3,787,265
Posted By Anthony Harvey
What a delicious-looking lunch, Chhayanat! And...

What a delicious-looking lunch, Chhayanat!

And the Leica too, of course, although I have to admit that it's not the first thing I noticed.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-20-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Your book is superb, Nick. I've just come across...

Your book is superb, Nick. I've just come across it on your website and now here, and would have sent my warm appreciation sooner had I found it before. The photos not only have real feeling in the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-19-2014
Replies: 932
Views: 189,912
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Brilliant photos, Jeromie, and superb prints....

Brilliant photos, Jeromie, and superb prints. They've got that warm richness of tone that I so love. One doesn't see it all that often, even in all the prestgious exhibitions I've visited over many...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2014
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,303,971
Posted By Anthony Harvey
What a great shot, Vince.

What a great shot, Vince.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2014
Replies: 244
Views: 12,286
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great B&W picture, Mcfingon, as well as a superb...

Great B&W picture, Mcfingon, as well as a superb juxtaposition. Brilliant!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2014
Replies: 244
Views: 12,286
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Om4-Ti but as with any camera of mine at the...

Om4-Ti but as with any camera of mine at the moment is has to be with a 40 mm lens, in this case Zuiko 40/2.

I was torn between this and the Pentax ME Super with the Pentax 40/2.8 but the Olympus...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9,411
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Fantastic shot Filmtwit - that smile does superb...

Fantastic shot Filmtwit - that smile does superb justice to Eva Dahlbeck!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-20-2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9,411
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Brilliant, Lawrence! And so chic.

Brilliant, Lawrence! And so chic.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2014
Replies: 1,734
Views: 322,002
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great portraits, Chrism. And it also shows how...

Great portraits, Chrism.

And it also shows how good HP5+ can be in rodinal when everything is just right. I'm using both HP5+ and T-Max 400 in rodinal with 135 film, and I can't decide which I...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-12-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I use digital for colour and film for B&W so my...

I use digital for colour and film for B&W so my use entirely depends on whether in any given situation I want to take colour or B&W - and this varies with the circumstances. For the last two months...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-21-2014
Replies: 240
Views: 157,228
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I've always taken it that we British are not part...

I've always taken it that we British are not part of Continental Europe but are part of Europe. In fact I wish we were far more European in culture and far less European in politics.

I remember...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-20-2014
Replies: 544
Views: 137,930
Posted By Anthony Harvey
All great shots Nick but especially photo 6, my...

All great shots Nick but especially photo 6, my favourite, the sort that takes your breath away! One can look at it repeatedly without it ever losing its appeal. The sort of photo that goes on a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-07-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,341
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I've only just come across this thread. Thank...

I've only just come across this thread.

Thank you Harry (Lime) for such a reasoned, thoughtful and clearly written post, that does proper justice to the circumstances of the time. It's a forceful...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-28-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,365
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I agree absolutely, Raid! As I was reading...

I agree absolutely, Raid!

As I was reading through the posts I thought of my own Canon 50/1.4 FD on my Canon T90, and wondered if anyone would mention the lens. Biting sharpness, great colour...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-18-2014
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,303,971
Posted By Anthony Harvey
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/23426/med_U23426I1403124556.SEQ.0.jpg

Robin 2010

M7 : Summicron 50/2 v4 : Tri-X at 400 Rodinal 1+50 gentle agitation every 5 mins scanned from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-18-2014
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,303,971
Posted By Anthony Harvey
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/23426/med_U23426I1403123567.SEQ.0.jpg

Andrew 2011

M7 : Zeiss Planar 50/2 : HP5+ at 400 D76 1:1 scanned from print
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-18-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,505
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I agree entirely with sego - that's been my exact...

I agree entirely with sego - that's been my exact experience too. Handy to have though.

The integral incident meter is useful - I find it more accurate than the reflected method cos exact pointing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,243
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I find myself in exactly the same situation as...

I find myself in exactly the same situation as Peter (Moto-Uno) so brilliantly describes!

And yet after forty years I still keep trying to find what for me is the best film and best developer. I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-13-2014
Replies: 2,692
Views: 792,123
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Yes, the book looks interesting too.

Yes, the book looks interesting too.
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 06-08-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 8,458
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I love the first shot, and the wild street...

I love the first shot, and the wild street dancing.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-22-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,855
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great photos Vince. So bright and sharp, with...

Great photos Vince. So bright and sharp, with superb clarity.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2014
Replies: 262
Views: 39,923
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great picture Rodchenko. I love the combined...

Great picture Rodchenko. I love the combined effect of the warm colours and the softened definition. It reminds me of coloured illustrations in children's story books when I was a child. I always...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,855
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great shots, all the above. Vince - I like them...

Great shots, all the above.

Vince - I like them all but especially the first of the three - all for you?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,855
Posted By Anthony Harvey
About a previous photo of mine in this thread...

About a previous photo of mine in this thread (and also in the gallery), jesse1dog asked about the slice cakes. They are indeed custard slices. The custard is the local equivalent which has a fair...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,855
Posted By Anthony Harvey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-19-2014
Replies: 262
Views: 39,923
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Marvellous story! Thanks for mentioning it. It...

Marvellous story! Thanks for mentioning it. It adds to the meaning for us viewers too. Who said a photo is just a photo!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2014
Replies: 262
Views: 39,923
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great picture, Bob! Where are the seat belts?

Great picture, Bob!

Where are the seat belts?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,855
Posted By Anthony Harvey
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2014
Replies: 652
Views: 84,648
Posted By Anthony Harvey
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Berck-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,855
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Homage to Pastry

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2014
Replies: 652
Views: 84,648
Posted By Anthony Harvey
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Chez Miocque Deauville
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-17-2014
Replies: 262
Views: 39,923
Posted By Anthony Harvey
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Pickering, Yorkshire UK 2010
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-17-2014
Replies: 962
Views: 188,896
Posted By Anthony Harvey
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Pickering, Yorkshire UK 2010
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-13-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,923
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Many thanks, Simon. What a brilliant photographer...

Many thanks, Simon. What a brilliant photographer David is. I'm in the process of following up the others too.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-10-2014
Replies: 182
Views: 35,446
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Super series of portraits, CrisR, with a great...

Super series of portraits, CrisR, with a great idea.

I must admit though, that they give me a slight sense of unease - as if there's something vaguely sinister in the air that I don't know about -...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I had a Canon 35/2 FD lens that I used as my main...

I had a Canon 35/2 FD lens that I used as my main lens on a T90. It was superb for black and white films and for colour prints. It had a little too much contrast for Ektachrome 64 slide film on a...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-10-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 11,763
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I voted for the 50/2 Summicron, having, like a...

I voted for the 50/2 Summicron, having, like a few other, misunderstood the question to vote on. (I wondered why the Zeiss 50/2 ZM Planar wasn't listed but didn't put two and two together. Now I...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-02-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,370
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Many thanks. It's great that Tom is getting the...

Many thanks. It's great that Tom is getting the recognition he deserves. There are some real gems in his collection. It's interesting that he switched entirely to colour many years ago, in the late...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,889
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I very much agree with Marek Fogiel. I spent many...

I very much agree with Marek Fogiel. I spent many happy years between 1973 and 1983 with a Pentax SP1000 and 28/3.5 and 55/2 Super Takumars but since then and apart from rangefinders I’ve acquired...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,084
Posted By Anthony Harvey
In 2008 I developed Tri-X, T-Max 400, Delta 400...

In 2008 I developed Tri-X, T-Max 400, Delta 400 and HP5+ films that had been exposed sixteen years earlier and which had been kept in a cardboard shoebox in my attic, otherwise unprotected from...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-11-2014
Replies: 652
Views: 84,648
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Yes, what a great portrait of a very striking...

Yes, what a great portrait of a very striking lady! Such a captivating glance. Perfect exposure, lovely rich values in the blouse and hair, and powerful skin tones. Everything is there.
Forum: Travel 01-10-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 6,158
Posted By Anthony Harvey
And thanks Simon!

And thanks Simon!
Forum: Travel 01-10-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 6,158
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Many thanks Adrian.

Many thanks Adrian.
Forum: Travel 01-10-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 6,158
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I'm hoping to be able to make it, and in case I...

I'm hoping to be able to make it, and in case I can, could anyone advise on parking please? It's not a question of directions (I can easily work these out) but where I should be aiming for.

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 3,457
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Gosh, what an interesting thread! It just goes to...

Gosh, what an interesting thread! It just goes to show, as my grandmother used to say, that it takes all sorts.
Forum: Travel 01-04-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 6,158
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Count me in too for a meeting somewhere in...

Count me in too for a meeting somewhere in Cambridge or Essex (or Herts or Suffolk for that matter). I live in East London and enjoy driving.

But perhaps we need to agree on some essentials:

(1)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2013
Replies: 211
Views: 17,799
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Pentax MX and 28/3.5 Pentax-M. Just for a change...

Pentax MX and 28/3.5 Pentax-M. Just for a change from rangefinders.

Incidentally, there's no logical reason why I should prefer it to my OM1n and 50/1.8 - the bodies are much the same - but perhaps...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-16-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 11,077
Posted By Anthony Harvey
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(cover of published catalogue)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-20-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,228
Posted By Anthony Harvey
If you are willing and able to print the...

If you are willing and able to print the negatives to conventional black and white paper, such as Ilford resin-coated, using an enlarging lens, I'd urge you to try Fomapan 400. It gives very special...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,896
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I don't know anything about Facebook, not being...

I don't know anything about Facebook, not being interested in all the triviality that goes with it, but Peter Turnley uses the network to great effect, and posts not only superb photographs but very...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-14-2013
Replies: 3,743
Views: 711,206
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great shot, with just the right amount of depth...

Great shot, with just the right amount of depth of field. The brightness on the woodwork adds a sparkle that gives it life.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2013
Replies: 121
Views: 9,522
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Thank you very much for the update, JSU. What...

Thank you very much for the update, JSU.

What you say is very interesting. I'm not surprised though - I've only been a D700 user for a few months, buying a good condition used body, and I never...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-06-2013
Replies: 3,021
Views: 480,325
Posted By Anthony Harvey
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D700 ISO 3200 Silver Efex Pro 2
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-24-2013
Replies: 175
Views: 31,312
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great photos, Chris, especially the first and...

Great photos, Chris, especially the first and fourth.

I can't get HP5+ to work properly in Rodinal although I can with Tri-X. The latter works superbly well for me using the technique advocated over...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 4,554
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Paul [Jenkin]: I bought a mint F6 last month for...

Paul [Jenkin]: I bought a mint F6 last month for similar reasons. I love everything about Leica rangefinders except the fact that they are rangefinders. I've known ever since I bought my first Leica,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-07-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 4,554
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I really love the F6 and much prefer it to the...

I really love the F6 and much prefer it to the F100 (which is still a wonderful camera though). The thing that most strikes me as different when taking photos with the F6 is the total and absolute...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-21-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Lovely, balanced pictures, each a winner. Very...

Lovely, balanced pictures, each a winner. Very pleasing to look at.

I can easily switch to and fro from appreciating and enjoying the aesthetic of black and white and colour photos (as you've...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-23-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,012
Posted By Anthony Harvey
It’s a beautiful site Luigi, perfectly...

It’s a beautiful site Luigi, perfectly complementing the captivating power and beauty of your photos.
The site is superb as it is, and although I know that you’ll spend more time on making it as...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-21-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 849
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Fascinating. Thank you for giving the link. How...

Fascinating. Thank you for giving the link.

How different the world was then, and how we can so easily take our freedoms for granted unless the history of those times is taught in schools and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 18,204
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Agree with Cron - all great watches and...

Agree with Cron - all great watches and beautifully presented.

(But I have to say that the Patek is bound to be just as beautiful inside as it is outside).

Vince, what sort of accuracy do you get...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2012
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,303,971
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Superb shot, Jurgen! There are lots of...

Superb shot, Jurgen!
There are lots of asymmetrical parts to the picture but what makes it so attractive is that they all fit together to make a very pleasing whole that has a compelling visual...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-23-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 7,484
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I couldn't agree more, Trius. For the last few...

I couldn't agree more, Trius. For the last few years I've been following Don Cardwell's advice on the apug forum, of five-minute agitation intervals with Tri-X, and it works perfectly for me. Even...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-01-2012
Replies: 4,569
Views: 1,303,971
Posted By Anthony Harvey
What a superb picture, Rob. There's so much in it...

What a superb picture, Rob. There's so much in it about life. And you've got that expression that says, "Have I got the camera at exactly the right angle, or perhaps a little more this way, or no...
Forum: Nikon RF 05-21-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,871
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Exactly, Erik! And that exuberant, joyful smile!

Exactly, Erik!

And that exuberant, joyful smile!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-09-2012
Replies: 3,743
Views: 711,206
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Me too, Giorgio!

Me too, Giorgio!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 3,336
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Beautiful shots. And they've all got such clarity.

Beautiful shots. And they've all got such clarity.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-01-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great imagery, Paul. I like the flagstones,...

Great imagery, Paul. I like the flagstones, especially.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-29-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,394
Posted By Anthony Harvey
As I'm sure you'll do Robert: listen to everybody...

As I'm sure you'll do Robert: listen to everybody (including Ken Rockwell whose humour I like and who talks a lot of sense), taking all this and your own research into account, and gradually form...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-15-2012
Replies: 203
Views: 21,605
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I'm addicted to looking at and reflecting on...

I'm addicted to looking at and reflecting on great black and white photos. I've always been like this, it's just part of my aesthetic make-up in the same way that I'm sure it is for all our members....
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 04-15-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,776
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I couldn't agree more with you, Simon. Great...

I couldn't agree more with you, Simon.
Great programme. I'm keeping it on the hard drive of my TV box, just as I have for the French subtitled film from Cinemoi, about Jacques Henri Lartigue (amazing...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-12-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 5,147
Posted By Anthony Harvey
I've been searching for the secret of these grey...

I've been searching for the secret of these grey tones and grey "colour" too, for almost forty years, with only partial success but a lot of enjoyment.

I first noticed and loved them in the photos...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-22-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,776
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Sounds very good. I'll set the recording in a...

Sounds very good. I'll set the recording in a minute.
Thanks for mentioning it.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-28-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great pictures. The camera position in the second...

Great pictures. The camera position in the second image is perfect for the content.

My guess is Rodinal as the developer. Anyway, whatever it is it doesn't allow the lens to show any weaknesses, at...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-06-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 4,740
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Just got back from the show too. Went to see the...

Just got back from the show too. Went to see the X100 as soon as we’d arrived.
Very very impressed. The optical viewfinder is excellent, far better than I’d imagined it might be. To my mind, and in...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-08-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 5,029
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Let me add my thanks to all the others, Chris....

Let me add my thanks to all the others, Chris. The new section to your website is already very helpful. But perhaps this is the right time to also say how much I value your contributions to this...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-15-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 48,391
Posted By Anthony Harvey
When I go out I prefer to use only one body and...

When I go out I prefer to use only one body and one fixed lens. I used to use a 28mm and nothing else for some ten years (except for the very occasional 50mm head and shoulders or face-only...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 3,318
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Thanks very much for this. You can see the...

Thanks very much for this. You can see the influence of Tony Ray Jones - but more cheerful, more of the joie de vivre.

Anthony
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-25-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Soft and lovely. It works perfectly for me and...

Soft and lovely. It works perfectly for me and adds that little bit of extra satisfaction that makes me very glad that I'm taking the ZI rather than any other camera when I'm going out.

I much...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-05-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 5,526
Posted By Anthony Harvey
That's so true Caffeineshutter! It's something I...

That's so true Caffeineshutter! It's something I ponder on from time to time and wonder whether it's mainly shutter and damping differences. From paradoxical results with a variety of cameras and...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-10-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 3,487
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Shutter left cocked or not

I hesitate to raise this matter - at first sight it seems so trivial - but if one takes the view that the shutter should always be left uncocked then on many occasions one is committed to firing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-24-2008
Replies: 53
Views: 4,623
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Great photos, not just from the content and...

Great photos, not just from the content and composition side of things but from the tonal qualities as shown on screen. The first black and white has a richness that makes it almost seem alive....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-14-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 2,836
Posted By Anthony Harvey
Tri-X in straight Microphen. It gives a wonderful...

Tri-X in straight Microphen. It gives a wonderful range of mid greys without loss of overall contrast - the greys seem to have a special colour, as it were; and although easily sharp enough it's not...
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