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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,593
Posted By Canyongazer
Love feeling a connection to this man.... He's a...

Love feeling a connection to this man....
He's a lifelong photographer, as am I, as are most of us on RFF.

Makes me both proud for that association yet at the same time humble as I struggle to work...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 193
Views: 10,207
Posted By Canyongazer
Originally Posted by jsrockit...

Originally Posted by jsrockit https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/themes/graphite/buttons/viewpost.gif (https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2398728#post2398728)
I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 193
Views: 10,207
Posted By Canyongazer
Nice Tiltall beneath your RB, narsuitus.

Nice Tiltall beneath your RB, narsuitus.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 193
Views: 10,207
Posted By Canyongazer
I see that almost five years ago I selected a...

I see that almost five years ago I selected a camera and lens combo but gave an incomplete answer.
The Nikon D800E, often on a tripod, is my choice when seeking the highest quality and/or...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 21,233
Posted By Canyongazer
Only slightly off your point, Dogman: I bought...

Only slightly off your point, Dogman:


I bought my 35 1.4 its very own XP2 so it would never to be unavailable.
The rest of the lenses have to share the other XP2. :)


Oh, and the small and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 6,916
Posted By Canyongazer
Mike, if the focus were on the woman's eyes...

Mike, if the focus were on the woman's eyes rather than (what I would call) front focused on the close edge of her hat...would that ruin it in terms of wabi sabi?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2019
Replies: 5,552
Views: 952,878
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro 2 12mm f 2.8 Zeiss Luigi...

Fuji X Pro 2 12mm f 2.8 Zeiss
Luigi strap
Match Technical 15mm convex soft release
Mouse, Mickey cup



https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1560181818.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-20-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 988
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 What Greg said.

+1 What Greg said.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-19-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,249
Posted By Canyongazer
Nice to see your clicks here, Kuvvy, I always...

Nice to see your clicks here, Kuvvy,

I always admire your work.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-15-2019
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,607
Posted By Canyongazer
Good advice, nightfly. Thanks.

Good advice, nightfly.
Thanks.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-15-2019
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,607
Posted By Canyongazer
"have to get closer and more comfortable shooting...

"have to get closer and more comfortable shooting a 28"


Helen, I love looking at 28mm pics but two obstacles in my own work are

trying to organize/compose the "extra" visual elements in the often...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-14-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,541
Posted By Canyongazer
Hi Takkun, By all means...why restrict to two -...

Hi Takkun,
By all means...why restrict to two - 25/35/75 sounds peachy!


You may be on to something with the Topcor family resemblance. Good eye.


SLRs like Alpa 9, Topcon Super D, Canon F-1,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-13-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,541
Posted By Canyongazer
Jeez that is a gorgeous piece of metal and...

Jeez that is a gorgeous piece of metal and glass.
When not taking pics with it you might want to take pics of it.


It would make a heck of a two lens combo with a 35mm, 'Lux.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,292
Posted By Canyongazer
Nick, I think Back Alley was leery of the cliche...

Nick, I think Back Alley was leery of the cliche Q.s such as :



"I am going to be photographing an Albanian wedding reception on the eastern slope of Petrus Mountains in late May...which SD card...
Forum: RFF News 05-02-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 Well put, Bill.

+1
Well put, Bill.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2019
Replies: 795
Views: 90,376
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1510254667.SEQ.0.jpg


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1542815735.SEQ.0.jpg


https://www.rang...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By Canyongazer
Yes, that's what I thought at first, too Multiple...

Yes, that's what I thought at first, too
Multiple cleanings, nozzle checks made no discernible change. :(
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By Canyongazer
Hi Robert, Nice to hear from you! Yes, you'd...

Hi Robert,
Nice to hear from you!
Yes, you'd think each generation of printers would become more reliable and less finicky but is it just the opposite?

Oh-oh...Epson offering rebates makes me...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By Canyongazer
plum, Yesterday was the annual "Bring Your Big...

plum,

Yesterday was the annual "Bring Your Big Stuff" junk collection day here in rural Texas Hill Country.
Despite being raised in New England by a mother whose motto was "Use it up, Make do" I...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By Canyongazer
Larry : 3800

Larry :
3800
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By Canyongazer
Sorry Colton, don't follow you w/ "rendering...

Sorry Colton, don't follow you w/ "rendering intent."
I have gone through head cleaning protocol more than once with no change.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By Canyongazer
Printing Blues revisited

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1549503351.SEQ.2.jpg


I have been having an odd problem of late. This problem came on suddenly for no apparent reason.
Dark blue...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-21-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By Canyongazer
Steve, Godfrey, Robert...well said by all. In...

Steve, Godfrey, Robert...well said by all.
In fact, if they DID have the tonality, sharpness, color etc. of a conventional camera, be it film or digital, THEN one might say, "Why...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,454
Posted By Canyongazer
Yes, and a lot of people (me, for example) find...

Yes, and a lot of people (me, for example) find it uncomfortable to shoot strangers up close which a 28 often demands for street.

Winogrand smiles and sometimes fumbles with his camera, pretending...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-19-2019
Replies: 1,522
Views: 96,817
Posted By Canyongazer
<table id="post2877276" class="tborder"...

<table id="post2877276" class="tborder" width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="6" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td class="thead" style="font-weight:normal" align="right"> #1322...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,454
Posted By Canyongazer
I wonder if the folks who bring us the Ricoh GR...

I wonder if the folks who bring us the Ricoh GR wonder. :rolleyes:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,454
Posted By Canyongazer
The guy on the right 35mm Fuji 1.4. (50mm...

The guy on the right
35mm Fuji 1.4. (50mm equiv)


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1537198053.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-18-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 18,849
Posted By Canyongazer
Those are three BIG preferences, K. Sounds like...

Those are three BIG preferences, K.
Sounds like you had solid reasoning for your choice.

How is life with Fuji so far?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-17-2019
Replies: 555
Views: 13,499
Posted By Canyongazer
[I] Me, too Heavily cropped, OOF, flared and...

[I]

Me, too
Heavily cropped, OOF, flared and overexposed portion of a NEX 7 pic.
Sometimes I get lucky.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1555528022.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-15-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,138
Posted By Canyongazer
With two Pro 2s I use either 16 1.4 and 35 1.4...

With two Pro 2s I use either
16 1.4 and 35 1.4 or
35 1.4 and 56 1.2
OR
the 18-55 with one of the three primes above ��

Happy results and experience with any and all.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 3,756
Posted By Canyongazer
Brad, you clearly travel in more exclusive...

Brad, you clearly travel in more exclusive circles than do I.
I don't know even one person who has so much as heard of the Noctilux.
:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 955
Posted By Canyongazer
David Hughes "Most cameras mentioned on RFF as...

David Hughes "Most cameras mentioned on RFF as so posh that they wouldn't speak to the likes of us..."

Best one yet.
Thanks, David. :-)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-01-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 643
Posted By Canyongazer
Many thanks, Tony. CG

Many thanks, Tony.
CG
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-30-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Canyongazer
Fortunately, she did not work in obscurity. Ever...

Fortunately, she did not work in obscurity.
Ever since the cinema verite of "Cleo From 5 To 7" shot on the streets of Paris in 1961, she has been rightly admired in France and around the world.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2019
Replies: 555
Views: 13,499
Posted By Canyongazer
Holy cow! that is a stunner...in many...

Holy cow! that is a stunner...in many aspects.
Well done, Helen.https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/45682849851_991f6911dd_b.jpg
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-25-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,221
Posted By Canyongazer
Paul, over the years I have used many 85/90's or...

Paul, over the years I have used many 85/90's or equivalent in different formats all the way from m4/3 to 4x5....
It is a very useful focal length.
Enjoy!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2019
Replies: 555
Views: 13,499
Posted By Canyongazer
Nikon D700 70-200...

Nikon D700 70-200 2.8


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1553536211.SEQ.0.jpg



D700 Sigma 150mm 2.8...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2019
Replies: 341
Views: 44,534
Posted By Canyongazer
Oviedo, Spain Fuji X E2 35...

Oviedo, Spain Fuji X E2 35 1.4


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1553108071.SEQ.2.jpg


Spain Fuji X E2 18-55...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,821
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for that link, b. Looking at their list...

Thanks for that link, b.

Looking at their list of "cons" I mostly shrug my shoulders and I'm guessing many if not most RFFers do the same:
Doesn't offer 4K video recording - don't care
Poor...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-13-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Canyongazer
Laaarge prints

Back when I was teaching we occasionally would make 4 by 6 foot prints just for fun.
Fortunately, we had lots of hands and a large sink available.
After removing everything from the sink we'd treat...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By Canyongazer
Sorry Ash, my mistake.

Sorry Ash, my mistake.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By Canyongazer
Cold light on the 4x5?

Cold light on the 4x5?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By Canyongazer
Beseler's motor is pretty cool...:-)..however,...

Beseler's motor is pretty cool...:-)..however,

The Omega is easy enough to raise and lower. (unlock, crank, crank, lock it)



I used them both (not at the same time) for about 20 years.
The...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By Canyongazer
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/53150/med_U53150I1550630778.SEQ.3.jpg Thanks, Bushwick
Mysterious, well seen.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 7,265
Posted By Canyongazer
Pansonic LX3 at its widest Thanks Lynnb for...

Pansonic LX3 at its widest
Thanks Lynnb for suggesting posting it.https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1547316826.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2019
Replies: 371
Views: 29,335
Posted By Canyongazer
Historic Cesky-Krumlov Czech Republic

Fuji X100s


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1550782494.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2019
Replies: 371
Views: 29,335
Posted By Canyongazer
Prague Fuji...

Prague
Fuji X100s
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1550782442.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2019
Replies: 371
Views: 29,335
Posted By Canyongazer
Paris Ile de La Cite from Pont des Arts Sony NEX...

Paris

Ile de La Cite from Pont des Arts
Sony NEX 7 19mm Sigma lens


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1550782442.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Canyongazer
They are the same pic I simply re posted

They are the same pic
I simply re posted
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for the heads up, Chris. How is it now...

Thanks for the heads up, Chris.
How is it now ?(looks ok on this end)
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Canyongazer
Printing Blues

Hi guys,
Here's a "new to me" problem that perhaps some of you have had and, I hope, solved.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1549503351.SEQ.2.jpg
Printing a B&W file...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,323
Posted By Canyongazer
The maintenance tray for my Epson 3800 finally...

The maintenance tray for my Epson 3800 finally filled up with surplus ink so I replaced it with a new one.
Not very exciting.
I'd rather have a lens. Or a camera. Or a pony.

Oh well, it was only $20
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,119
Posted By Canyongazer
Went to a presentation by Keith Carter Sunday. He...

Went to a presentation by Keith Carter Sunday.
He pointed out that all the photo processes invented for taking, developing and printing photographs have been replaced by a newer one.

BUT,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,447
Posted By Canyongazer
A bit off topic but.... In 2003, returning from...

A bit off topic but....

In 2003, returning from Paris after six weeks in France, with an entire suitcase dedicated to film, a jumble of mostly exposed 120.

As the official sorted through each and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,246
Posted By Canyongazer
Observations of a retired photography department...

Observations of a retired photography department prof:


* Most students are leery of SS because they think Paterson's will be easier to load. Initially, that is true.

* Once mastered, almost all...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,071
Posted By Canyongazer
Yes, I did....I believe that's all that is...

Yes, I did....I believe that's all that is available in the current version 2 iteration.
Fortunately, it looks very nice imo
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,071
Posted By Canyongazer
I have four. Mike, since you can say how many you...

I have four.
Mike, since you can say how many you have you are ok.
Those who guess "Ah, maybe 12....err wait, more like fifte...actually around 20. I think" may have a problem. :)

btw way, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,622
Posted By Canyongazer
Don't know how much is director and how much DP,...

Don't know how much is director and how much DP, but anyway
Knife in The Water (1962) Jerzy Lipman DP, (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0513512/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr4)Roman Polanski...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,624
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 What you said, Dogman.

+1

What you said, Dogman.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,624
Posted By Canyongazer
Canyongazer, circa 2015 Dear Santa, I wish for...

Canyongazer, circa 2015

Dear Santa,
I wish for an updated successor to the Fuji X Pro1.
They could call it the "Pro2" :-))

If you do, I promise not to whine for a Pro 3 in 2019.

I'll be done with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,373
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro2

Candid interior family pictures, Thanksgiving and Christmas get togethers.

X Pro2 with 35 /1.4 or 56 /1.2
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,628
Posted By Canyongazer
Sigh....

Socks.
I was hoping for an M10.
But, socks.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-16-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,141
Posted By Canyongazer
Jeez...thanks, Richard!

Jeez...thanks, Richard!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,076
Posted By Canyongazer
I do have the 18-55 on an X Pro2 pretty much all...

I do have the 18-55 on an X Pro2 pretty much all the time.

But still have the 35mm 1.4 handy on another Pro2 'cause it's just so darned good. I use it purposely whenever I can .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 99
Views: 2,954
Posted By Canyongazer
Copenhagen

Land of The Bicycle
Danes are orderly, highly skilled riders.
Fuji X Pro2 56mm Fuji


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1544739382.SEQ.3.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 1,943
Posted By Canyongazer
Nikon 70-200 f 2.8 D200 Somewhere "down by the...

Nikon 70-200 f 2.8 D200

Somewhere "down by the river" :-)


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1544739381.SEQ.0.jpg


I don't set out to make this sort of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 1,943
Posted By Canyongazer
A 35mm Nikon lens with tilt adapter on a micro...

A 35mm Nikon lens with tilt adapter on a micro 4/3 camera. Wide open at 1.4
Scotland


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1544739381.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-13-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,141
Posted By Canyongazer
What fun---and such inspiration!---seeing what...

What fun---and such inspiration!---seeing what good photographers do with these cameras we endlessly talk about.

:-))


Thanks to all!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2018
Replies: 5,513
Views: 487,024
Posted By Canyongazer
Late afternoon in Girona, south eastern...

Late afternoon in Girona, south eastern Spain.
Sony NEX 7 with the excellent Sigma 30mm.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1544636676.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,153
Posted By Canyongazer
A subterranean stairwell in Prague. Kafka-esque...

A subterranean stairwell in Prague.
Kafka-esque indeed. :-)

Fuji X E2 18-55 @55mm exp comp minus 2 stops...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-27-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,005
Posted By Canyongazer
Loving these: Virtually anything Shab submits...

Loving these:

Virtually anything Shab submits is Gallery Pick worthy.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/28593/med_U28593I1543235949.SEQ.0.jpg


Lynn
Lines and Light!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-27-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,005
Posted By Canyongazer
James, Mcary, Roberthl Guth robert blu ...

James,
Mcary,
Roberthl
Guth
robert blu


Thank to all for the kind words.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-25-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 47,622
Posted By Canyongazer
at Cambridge

X E2 Fuji 27 f/2.8 pancake---a wonderful combination



https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/sml_U33823I1543160320.SEQ.0.jpg


slight brown tone added to shadows in LR
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2018
Replies: 490
Views: 92,384
Posted By Canyongazer
Lovely tonality in kitchen shot above, Bob. Fuji...

Lovely tonality in kitchen shot above, Bob.
Fuji jpeg but I'm guessing you post tweaked and/or adjusted in camera settings?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-10-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 3,837
Posted By Canyongazer
[quote=Skiff;2847137]And here is another report...

[quote=Skiff;2847137]And here is another report confirming the current F6 production in Nikon's Sendai...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 1,953
Posted By Canyongazer
"...long skinny overall but a bit pudgy in the...

"...long skinny overall but a bit pudgy in the mid section."


Hey, Peter! ...I resemble that remark!
except for the "a bit" part.:-(
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-05-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Canyongazer
Stablizing 12mm Touit's Aperture ring

Unlike Zeiss for Sony, the Fuji X version of these lenses have an aperture ring.
Normally I would prefer it that way but the ring is so loose it can and does move without the photographer realizing...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2018
Replies: 117
Views: 22,956
Posted By Canyongazer
Back in my Blad days I had your "leftovers"...

Back in my Blad days I had your "leftovers" -50-80-150- as that's what came with the used body I had bought.


Today I would come to the same conclusion as you...60 and 100 would be happily...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 959
Posted By Canyongazer
straight Nikon F (no meter prism)

straight Nikon F (no meter prism)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-17-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Canyongazer
Enthusiastic +1

Enthusiastic +1
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-13-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 1,989
Posted By Canyongazer
Back lit translucence is tricky, for sure. As a...

Back lit translucence is tricky, for sure.
As a 40 year film user I must admit digital helps---a lot.

This empty cicada shell has varying sections of density and an "eye hole" that is just...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-11-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 1,989
Posted By Canyongazer
Suggestions for "light reading while facing the...

Suggestions for "light reading while facing the sun". eh?
Page Two and no one has suggested Jackie Collins and SPF 50 Coppertone?
Yes, beach weather has come and gone but still....
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-09-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 21,233
Posted By Canyongazer
Small 16 sounds good to me, too, Dogman. I'd...

Small 16 sounds good to me, too, Dogman.
I'd actual prefer a 2.8...two stops slower than the 1.4 should make a significant difference in size, weight and price.

Meanwhile, the 35 1.4 is still my...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-05-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By Canyongazer
Amen Brother Night! GW composed left to right,...

Amen Brother Night!

GW composed left to right, front to back, up and down simultaneously ...
the 28 shows a lot of "material" in the frame and more often than not some of it is moving around.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-04-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,550
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/sml_U33823I1537198053.SEQ.0.jpghttps://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1537198053.SEQ.0.jpg
My two Fuji X Pro2's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,526
Posted By Canyongazer
Sony NEX 7 Pages and pages of seemingly randomly...

Sony NEX 7

Pages and pages of seemingly randomly "organized" menu items , many such items titled in Sony-speak terms, intelligible only to the Sonyese.

Too much time spent pulling my hair out...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-24-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,263
Posted By Canyongazer
A strong influence is your anchor or pivot...what...

A strong influence is your anchor or pivot...what is your "normal" lens?
50mm?
35mm?
Something else???
I favor the 50 above all other lenses and do not care for nor do I own a 35.
Given that, I find...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2018
Replies: 371
Views: 29,335
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1536424451.SEQ.1.jpg
Annecy, France
Fuji Pro 2 18-55...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-06-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Robert...I appreciate your appreciation. ...

Thanks, Robert...I appreciate your appreciation. :-)
CG
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,410
Posted By Canyongazer
Also, our own Bob Michaels, right here on RFF...

Also, our own Bob Michaels, right here on RFF

(and elsewhere, http://www.bobmichaels.org/Cuba_intro.htm)


Bob is an ace with the 28 and people.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,410
Posted By Canyongazer
Google Images for <Garry Winogrand> to see how...

Google Images for <Garry Winogrand> to see how its done.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2018
Replies: 5,513
Views: 487,024
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, M. Taken in the old quarter---16th/17th...

Thanks, M.
Taken in the old quarter---16th/17th century---Lyon, France where they seem to like pastels...the light, both direct, indirect and dappled really make it glow.
Looks almost edible :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2018
Replies: 5,513
Views: 487,024
Posted By Canyongazer
Just Around the Corner Lyon, FR

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1536071311.SEQ.0.jpg


35mm Fujilux f 1.4
X Pro2
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-03-2018
Replies: 251
Views: 82,212
Posted By Canyongazer
Wabi-Sabi Chair

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1536006315.SEQ.0.jpg


Fuji X Pro2
35mm 1.4 @1.4
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-31-2018
Replies: 251
Views: 82,212
Posted By Canyongazer
Pro2 35mm 1.4 @ f 5.6

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1535748135.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-31-2018
Replies: 251
Views: 82,212
Posted By Canyongazer
X E2 35 1.4 @ f4

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1535727100.SEQ.2.jpg



Some people think the Fuji 35 1.4 is magic.
I am one of those people. :-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-21-2018
Replies: 585
Views: 85,959
Posted By Canyongazer
<a...

<a href="https://Introspection.zenfolio.com/p1040232165/e97eb821b" title="Two Tango"><img src="https://Introspection.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-2/p2548793883-4.jpg" width="800"...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-20-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,587
Posted By Canyongazer
What Skiff said +1

What Skiff said +1
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 2,658
Posted By Canyongazer
yes, crystal ball would be helpful. My uncle...

yes, crystal ball would be helpful.
My uncle Fred, heretofore known as "my Rich Uncle Fred" put $1,000 in to IBM in the early 1960s.
Don't know if he bought any screw mount Leica's...but he could. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,596
Posted By Canyongazer
Full Frame: Nikon D700 APS-C: Fuji X E2

Full Frame: Nikon D700
APS-C: Fuji X E2
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-26-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,592
Posted By Canyongazer
I've hung onto my X-E2 and recently bought used...

I've hung onto my X-E2 and recently bought used the excellent 27mm 2.8 pancake. Was going to have them welded together but in the end realized it would be much cheaper to simply never take the 27...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-25-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,592
Posted By Canyongazer
re: shoe I wonder what percentage of potential...

re: shoe
I wonder what percentage of potential customers for a $500 camera are itching to get a $200 OVF for it?
Forum: RFF Polls 07-14-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,221
Posted By Canyongazer
Since retiring a dozen years ago I've been...

Since retiring a dozen years ago I've been shooting, printing and exhibiting work in half a dozen different galleries, in half dozen different cities, hundreds of miles apart.
17x22 or 13x19 paper...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-12-2018
Replies: 147
Views: 51,659
Posted By Canyongazer
John, sun is high and slightly behind you? To me,...

John, sun is high and slightly behind you?
To me, it looks more like a light leak than flare.

CG
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,624
Posted By Canyongazer
I just last week got a 27mm 2.8 new-to-me Fuji...

I just last week got a 27mm 2.8 new-to-me Fuji pancake

It's a nice mate to the little XE2.
to me, the 40mm FOV is "right" in a lot of circumstances.



Have taken it out twice, quite pleased---
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-14-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 4,085
Posted By Canyongazer
Whaa?

So you sign up on RFF years ago to get tech help for your Zorki.
You get it.
No further inspiration to post until five years later you make a silly disparaging remark to the Head Bartender?

If...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-07-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 11,193
Posted By Canyongazer
Looks like an archetype RFFer "Moving along"...

Looks like an archetype RFFer "Moving along" there, Helen!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 3,175
Posted By Canyongazer
John, I've always pictured you as a blue oxford...

John, I've always pictured you as a blue oxford shirt and khaki pants kinda guy :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2018
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,323
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Shawn, I have high hopes. small camera +...

Thanks, Shawn, I have high hopes.
small camera + small lens



Some consider "41mm" a strange FL but I like it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2018
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,323
Posted By Canyongazer
USPS informs me the pancake Fuji 27mm f2.8 I...

USPS informs me the pancake Fuji 27mm f2.8 I bought from a Fred Miranda participant has arrived at my home in Texas Hill Country.
Presently I'm in Taos, New Mexico

Will introduce this lens to his...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-24-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 6,602
Posted By Canyongazer
Appreciate your observations and excellent write...

Appreciate your observations and excellent write up, Zoo. Quite valuable insights.
Hope you'll post more...It's been a while



Also, I admire your remarkable restraint.



Stay away from the lava.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,106
Posted By Canyongazer
Sony NEX7 Love part: Produced truly excellent...

Sony NEX7

Love part: Produced truly excellent images

Hate part: Navigating the ^%&# menus

Sold it: Hate part won out
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,629
Posted By Canyongazer
While 50 has always been my most used lens for...

While 50 has always been my most used lens for street and other applications, I will on occasion pull out the 85 just to change things up at bit. It is refreshing.

On the other side of 50, many...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-07-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,828
Posted By Canyongazer
Joe, I had been considering selling my XE2 but...

Joe, I had been considering selling my XE2 but lately have changed my mind because of the 27.

As soon as there's a Fuji sale or I see a good used price I'm getting one to permanently mount on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2018
Replies: 323
Views: 25,231
Posted By Canyongazer
Sony NEX7 Baffling menu, even after months...

Sony NEX7

Baffling menu, even after months getting "used to it" , which I never did.
Clumsy user interface

Had to sell it...doubly frustrating 'cause the photographic results produced by this...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-02-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 11,441
Posted By Canyongazer
With some (few) exceptions, reading forums posts...

With some (few) exceptions, reading forums posts on DPReview is detrimental to your photographic health.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-02-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 11,441
Posted By Canyongazer
[quote=Beemermark;2780089] . I have an X-Pro2...

[quote=Beemermark;2780089] . I have an X-Pro2 (and two previous models), a Nikon D750 and an M9. Unless I need a special feature of the Fuji or Nikon, I shoot the M9.

This may be a large part of...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-22-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,383
Posted By Canyongazer
rf: I believe Fred Spira or one of his minions...

rf: I believe Fred Spira or one of his minions dubbed this "The Girl Watcher" lens.
Can you confirm or deny it suitable to the task?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,144
Posted By Canyongazer
Me in my preferred outfit for trans-Atlantic...

Me in my preferred outfit for trans-Atlantic travel...

Sleep mask,
airplane air anti-germ mask,
bottle of Xanax.

"Good night. Wake me when you can see Heathrow."

Cg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 3,587
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro2 with the 35mm 1.4 Bam!

Fuji X Pro2 with the 35mm 1.4
Bam!
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-13-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 35,810
Posted By Canyongazer
Looks like a Luigi...

Looks like a Luigi http://www.luigicases.com/a000-STRAPS-page.htm
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-10-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By Canyongazer
Dogman, three X P1s...sounds good. I have two...

Dogman, three X P1s...sounds good.

I have two XP2s and would like---but admit do not need---a third.
Following Rockit's advice--- only used and/or only if below four figures. There will be excellent...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-07-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,349
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for the Inspiration, Guys

Michael Kenna, Keith Carter, Ralph Gibson....

Without the influence of that triumvirate---
I would still be a photographer
but a very different one.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-03-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,373
Posted By Canyongazer
ok, thanks for that faris. Keep on keeping on! CG

ok, thanks for that faris.
Keep on keeping on!
CG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 8,727
Posted By Canyongazer
"...a bug or a feature..." Nicely put, Larry! ...

"...a bug or a feature..."
Nicely put, Larry!
:)
CG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 8,727
Posted By Canyongazer
I never liked TMax3200 altho agree with the...

I never liked TMax3200 altho agree with the "shoot at 1600" school of thought. Theoretically , you're overexposing a stop although many maintain shooting at 3200 is underexposing a stop. Kodak was...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-01-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,373
Posted By Canyongazer
Good stuff, faris! I particularly admire the...

Good stuff, faris!
I particularly admire the tonality of this B&W.
Are they OOC jpegs from the XT1? RAW conversions? Something else?
In any case, I join others with "More, please."
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 2,486
Posted By Canyongazer
My favorite focal length and I've had quite a few...

My favorite focal length and I've had quite a few but only on SLR's and faux rangefinders such as Fuji Pro2's...

except for a Voigtlander Color-Lanthar ... my one and only 50 on a real RF.
So, yeah,...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,888
Posted By Canyongazer
Jim Nachtwey’s photo essay on drug addiction in...

Jim Nachtwey’s photo essay on drug addiction in America. One issue, one photographer… The Time website will give you a significant look at the essay, but this one is worth buying the...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-19-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,348
Posted By Canyongazer
"...best combo ever!" Well, John, it would be had...

"...best combo ever!"
Well, John, it would be had Fuji not made the 35 1.4.

Chacun a son objectif :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2018
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,323
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro2

After coming over from Sony ---the NEX 7 is a capable camera but the UI/menus drove me bat$hit crazy :bang:---I moved to the Fuji X system

Liked the Pro 2 so much I just bought another one...two...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-30-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,353
Posted By Canyongazer
16 and 56 are too far apart for me. I can see...

16 and 56 are too far apart for me.
I can see
someone who favors wide choosing 16 and 35
Someone who favors longer using 35 and 56.

Joe, if you let us have three, then "all the above" would make a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-22-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,047
Posted By Canyongazer
Interesting question, Robert, and interesting...

Interesting question, Robert, and interesting replies.

I have a few excellent Fuji X mount lenses but quickly realized that using the 12, 16, 56 or 18-55 meant that my absolute, clear favorite, the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-14-2017
Replies: 133
Views: 13,871
Posted By Canyongazer
and Tom....:-(

and Tom....:-(
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-10-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 2,771
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 what Peter said

+1 what Peter said
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-10-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 2,771
Posted By Canyongazer
NO complaints about my one year old Fuji X Pro...

NO complaints about my one year old Fuji X Pro 2....
in fact, last month I bought another!
Now I can leave the fabulous 35mm 1.4 welded on one of 'em.
Bonus: Two cameras, one menu. :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 4,389
Posted By Canyongazer
"Knife in the Water" 1962 Roman Polanski D. Jerzy...

"Knife in the Water" 1962
Roman Polanski D.
Jerzy Lipman, DP

Starkly (in a beautiful sense), carefully composed B&W
Forum: Travel 12-02-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By Canyongazer
Impressively ambitious, Lucas! ...will eagerly...

Impressively ambitious, Lucas!
...will eagerly look forward.

btw, like John, I don't see #1---I'm on a MacMini desktop.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-23-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 8,105
Posted By Canyongazer
Actually, it's from Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

Actually, it's from Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-18-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By Canyongazer
"DOF is subjective and perceptual." Yup.

"DOF is subjective and perceptual."
Yup.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,916
Posted By Canyongazer
David, check your downloads

David, check your downloads
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-10-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Sunshine, All B&W conversions from RAW...

Thanks, Sunshine,

All B&W conversions from RAW or color jpegs were done in Lightroom.
A few were in camera Fuji at Mono + Yellow filter setting.

Using Silver Efex from time to time now but none of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-09-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Canyongazer
introspection.zenfolio.com

Good afternoon all,

My new website

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/sml_U33823I1510255335.SEQ.0.jpg

Mamiya 7ll 50mm

Looking for some feedback...comments here and/or in...
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-05-2017
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,607
Posted By Canyongazer
Observations from a non-GR guy

I visit this thread often, my favorite on RFF.

You GR shooters are adept at finding beauty and / or meaning from the seemingly mundane and meaningless.
Most of you exhibit a "good eye" but it goes...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-28-2017
Replies: 251
Views: 82,212
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X PRO 2 35mm @ 1.4

Fuji X PRO 2 35mm @ 1.4
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-28-2017
Replies: 251
Views: 82,212
Posted By Canyongazer
Lost and Found

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1509228262.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2017
Replies: 5,513
Views: 487,024
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1424193111.SEQ.0.jpg

Pre-dawn light, Bruges, Belgium
Nikon D700 24-70 f2.8
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-18-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 3,786
Posted By Canyongazer
One rainy day in Reims I put my E2, complete with...

One rainy day in Reims I put my E2, complete with 15mm soft release, under my jacket as we walked down the hill into town.
That night I downloaded One Hundred Sixty Seven (yes, 167) pics of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,720
Posted By Canyongazer
While expressing love for a normal focal length...

While expressing love for a normal focal length along with <29mm, I neglected to name my faves and why...(not that anyone has demanded clarification :-)

In FF, Sigma 50 1.4 ART ... combined with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,720
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 Normal is my default. When I need wider, I go...

+1

Normal is my default. When I need wider, I go wiiider....
To me, real wide angles don't start 'til you get to 28mm.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-22-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,622
Posted By Canyongazer
Another vote for the Contax G2...champagne Takes...

Another vote for the Contax G2...champagne
Takes beautiful lenses, too ... 45mm f2 Planar with its cute little barrel hood=wow!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-22-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By Canyongazer
135 used to be THE tele back in 70s and 80s. I...

135 used to be THE tele back in 70s and 80s.
I will say I've used the 150mm Sigma macro for portrait and, now and then, landscape with good results.

Probably more compatible with the XT rather than...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,598
Posted By Canyongazer
whiskers kittens kettles mittens hammersteins

whiskers
kittens
kettles
mittens
hammersteins
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-21-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By Canyongazer
A Profound Point to ponder for Pixel...

A Profound Point to ponder for Pixel Peepers

Thanks, Bob, as always.

Edit: I'm no Pixel Peeper, nevertheless, it's a lesson I've been trying to teach myself for years.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-20-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Canyongazer
"credit" or "blame?" Once again, the forge of...

"credit" or "blame?"

Once again, the forge of Post Modernism strikes with the hammer of academia.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2017
Replies: 122
Views: 33,399
Posted By Canyongazer
Wow Raid! I have not seen the word "Angenieux"...

Wow Raid!
I have not seen the word "Angenieux" for many years.
Way back when in my 16mm days the 12-120 was the lens to have on your Beaulieu camera.
Unless you put it on your Arriflex...:-)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2017
Replies: 122
Views: 33,399
Posted By Canyongazer
55 3.5 Nikkor 105 2.5 Nikkor

55 3.5 Nikkor
105 2.5 Nikkor
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-22-2017
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,607
Posted By Canyongazer
This thread is absolutely inundated with...

This thread is absolutely inundated with excellent work.
Is the GR such a wonderful, artistic tool?
Unlikely.
Are wonderful, artistic photographers attracted to it over other tools?
More...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-22-2017
Replies: 2,533
Views: 366,805
Posted By Canyongazer
hmmm... that looks a lot like the moon we see in...

hmmm...
that looks a lot like the moon we see in Austin, TX.
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-05-2017
Replies: 95
Views: 7,004
Posted By Canyongazer
Ken, this is true in my experience as well. Pare...

Ken, this is true in my experience as well.
Pare down the gear as you wish but then use the $$$ to take a photography workshop.
Selecting the right one for you takes a lot of research and a bit of...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-30-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,304
Posted By Canyongazer
The Gralab is dedicated, classic and built for...

The Gralab is dedicated, classic and built for the task.
Probably available on the Bay for about the same as a new kitchen timer.

best choice...unless you already OWN a cherished kitchen timer with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,452
Posted By Canyongazer
Nikon F Nikon F100 Konica S3 Mamiya 7ll Fuji GSW...

Nikon F
Nikon F100
Konica S3
Mamiya 7ll
Fuji GSW 690
Cambo 4x5
Calumet 8x10

You will note a lack of digitals.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-04-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,606
Posted By Canyongazer
35mm f1.4 Fuji Am looking to buy another Fuji...

35mm f1.4 Fuji

Am looking to buy another Fuji X body
just so it will always be mounted and ready..

"...welded to the body" as some RFFers say.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 2,862
Posted By Canyongazer
OK, Marc, I'll play... Fuji X E3 and, while in a...

OK, Marc, I'll play...

Fuji X E3
and, while in a Requesting the Mythical mode:
A unicorn.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 04-18-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,330
Posted By Canyongazer
XPro 2 XE2 X100s 12mm 2.8 Zeiss 16mm 1.4...

XPro 2
XE2
X100s
12mm 2.8 Zeiss
16mm 1.4 Fuji
35mm 1.4 Fuji
56mm !.2 Fuji
18-55 Fuji

Joe, I have been winnowing down everything, including Fuji.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By Canyongazer
I have the 50, also on a Nikon D800e where it is...

I have the 50, also on a Nikon D800e where it is stellar.
For many years I had the Sigma 150 f2.8 macro, not an Art lens but exceptional nevertheless.

I notice that the members on DPReview cannot...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-24-2017
Replies: 72
Views: 2,768
Posted By Canyongazer
I've a rather benign attitude toward formats. ...

I've a rather benign attitude toward formats.
OTOH, I do not and will not tolerate lactose.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2017
Replies: 129
Views: 5,495
Posted By Canyongazer
Arny Freytag :-)

Arny Freytag :-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-04-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,886
Posted By Canyongazer
A thought: "invest" two tenths of one per cent...

A thought:
"invest" two tenths of one per cent of the cost of the trip in order to upgrade to the film you want for this important trip.

Eschew one or two Cuba Libras.

Jeez.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-23-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,199
Posted By Canyongazer
I'll give twice that for an M11. No, not...

I'll give twice that for an M11.
No, not then...now.
:-)
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-13-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,342
Posted By Canyongazer
My experience as well, Lawrence. In the past...

My experience as well, Lawrence.

In the past five years, traveling fairly extensively, I've seen:

A Fuji X 100 in Asheville, NC
A Fuji X 100 somewhere on the streets of London
A Fuji X 100s at the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-10-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 4,196
Posted By Canyongazer
Greyscale, your 1000f took me back to my mentor,...

Greyscale, your 1000f took me back to my mentor, John Brooks, for many years a high end portrait photographer in Boston, MA, USA
He had one camera...1000f or 1600f, I forget which.
and one lens, the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-08-2017
Replies: 80
Views: 9,107
Posted By Canyongazer
Domke Gripper 1" No swivel Quick Connect ...

Domke Gripper
1"
No swivel Quick Connect (meaning no Surprise Disconnect)

$16 including shipping

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/16174-REG/Domke_740_6BK_1_Web_Camera_Strap.html#sp
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-07-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,220
Posted By Canyongazer
The only problem I have with the 56 is that when...

The only problem I have with the 56 is that when I'm using it I am not using the equally fabulous 35mm f 1.4

I do not need another dilemma, especially one only 6mm away. :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 21,775
Posted By Canyongazer
Woman walks into the studio with a photo of her...

Woman walks into the studio with a photo of her late husband.
"Can you copy this and make a larger print?"
"Sure can."
"And can you remove his hat in the new one?"
"You bet."

As the woman leaves the...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-15-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Canyongazer
Thoughtful and appropriate, Mac Thanks for doing...

Thoughtful and appropriate, Mac
Thanks for doing and posting.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-19-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By Canyongazer
I use a Zeiss 12mm. It is a fine lens with a big...

I use a Zeiss 12mm.
It is a fine lens with a big problem: Aperture ring detents are sloppy.
Sounds like nitpicking but it is not.
Many times I have been at f8 or whatever when I had set it for...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-18-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By Canyongazer
"...Henry's data is invaluable, and usually the...

"...Henry's data is invaluable, and usually the best available,..."

Gee, that's pretty good, no?
If only he combined that with the patience to wait 100 years before drawing any conclusions....
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By Canyongazer
I vote "Wendy" and "Couple" for much the same...

I vote
"Wendy" and
"Couple"
for much the same reasons as others have mentioned above.
Best of luck.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,847
Posted By Canyongazer
My mother's Kodak 2A Brownie circa 1920.

My mother's Kodak 2A Brownie circa 1920.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-20-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,839
Posted By Canyongazer
Me, too, Darth! I would ditch my PRO2 for a...

Me, too, Darth!

I would ditch my PRO2 for a couple of X E3's
that is, IF it materializes and IF it meets our high expectations.

I'm essentially looking for a PRO2 with no Optical VF, a smaller,...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-19-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,839
Posted By Canyongazer
Joe, I was going to order an X PRO 3 sometime...

Joe, I was going to order an X PRO 3 sometime tomorrow afternoon.
Alas, there is no such camera.
Plan to take a nap instead.
CG
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-18-2016
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,323
Posted By Canyongazer
Last month---Fuji 16mm 1.4, used from KEH...

Last month---Fuji 16mm 1.4, used from KEH $669

Of course, now there is a Fuji sale and the 1000 dollar lens is 800 at B&H...which, unlike KEH, doesn't charge sales tax in this state.

Bad news: in...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-06-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 16,772
Posted By Canyongazer
Minolta IV, Weston Master V, Sekonic 398...the...

Minolta IV, Weston Master V, Sekonic 398...the only hand held meters I have ever owned.
All were better than good.
The Minolta was certainly the most versatile and modern...never needed or wanted...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-05-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 3,087
Posted By Canyongazer
[QUOTE=f16sunshine;2663893]Is it? How many units...

[QUOTE=f16sunshine;2663893]Is it?
How many units do they have to sell to break even?
It looks like a nice finished product and a niche one at that.
This will not be a big money maker.
The...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-23-2016
Replies: 372
Views: 40,472
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for the reply, Michael. I admire your...

Thanks for the reply, Michael.

I admire your approach and results. Alas, my personality makes it difficult to emulate. From time to time I consciously try to but , for me, it feels unnatural.

btw,...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-22-2016
Replies: 372
Views: 40,472
Posted By Canyongazer
Michael, As do many others I find your work...

Michael,
As do many others I find your work revealing and appealing.
As you have many shots from a close distance it makes me wonder:
Do you spend much time engaging with the subjects and then shoot...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-21-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 10,734
Posted By Canyongazer
A beautiful print from difficult lighting...well...

A beautiful print from difficult lighting...well done!
CG
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-12-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,031
Posted By Canyongazer
Mark: Strongly agree. CG

Mark: Strongly agree.
CG
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-07-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,031
Posted By Canyongazer
Lack of inspiration is very disturbing, no...

Lack of inspiration is very disturbing, no doubt.

I've been there, too, Joe.
It was about 20 years ago. After 30 years total immersion in photography as student, practitioner and teacher, I had run...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-07-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,031
Posted By Canyongazer
Why do I do This?

You are also closing in on having made 40,000 posts on RFF.

Could it be boredom?
Not trying to be snarky, Joe. A genuine guess.

CG
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-30-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 6,949
Posted By Canyongazer
Probable buyer here. Like many, I have felt no...

Probable buyer here.
Like many, I have felt no need for a 23 since the X100s filled that slot admirably.

Now with a WR body (XP2) but no WR lenses, it makes more sense.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 3,131
Posted By Canyongazer
Domkes are cool, but the quick release stuff is...

Domkes are cool, but the quick release stuff is just too much gadgetry for me.

V., I agree on both counts which I why my Domke Grippers are the version without quick release. :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-16-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 6,162
Posted By Canyongazer
Congratulations, Vince. Based on the NM pics you...

Congratulations, Vince.
Based on the NM pics you have previously shown on RFF, this show is well deserved.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-15-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,965
Posted By Canyongazer
It just seems that for me, as I'm typically using...

It just seems that for me, as I'm typically using HP5 or Tri-X it delivers negatives that can be a little TOO contrasty for me,

Abram, have you tried simply reducing your development time by 60 or...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-04-2016
Replies: 1,169
Views: 236,607
Posted By Canyongazer
re: #767 Harry Callahan returns to Chicago,...

re: #767
Harry Callahan returns to Chicago, reincarnated as John Wolf.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-30-2016
Replies: 144
Views: 11,920
Posted By Canyongazer
NWM: "Discuss." Will try but perhaps too...

NWM: "Discuss."

Will try but perhaps too verklempt. :-)

You are right re: it was commercially oriented. In the '70s majors were "color, portrait, photo illustration and industrial (technical,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-30-2016
Replies: 144
Views: 11,920
Posted By Canyongazer
Yup, which is about one or two more than those...

Yup, which is about one or two more than those posters who actually have any first hand knowledge of Brooks.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By Canyongazer
John, I just finished looking at "Alone in the...

John, I just finished looking at "Alone in the City" (for the first but not last time.)
Shows once again how skilled and, even more importantly, how thoughtful and perceptive a photographer you are.
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