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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By css9450
Yes, and yes!

Yes, and yes!
Forum: Photography General Interest 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 792
Posted By css9450
On the other hand, I know a guy who used to buy...

On the other hand, I know a guy who used to buy expensive gear from B&H and then he'd take it on trips with him and use it. As soon as he got home, he'd pack it up in the original boxes and send it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 792
Posted By css9450
That's a LOT of returns. I would feel guilty...

That's a LOT of returns. I would feel guilty returning stuff that often, regardless how much I decide to keep.

I can recall every single item I bought online and then returned:

1. A Think Tank...
Forum: Lomography 1 Day Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 918
Posted By css9450
Now we're getting silly here...

Now we're getting silly here...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By css9450
Now I see them, here at home on a better monitor....

Now I see them, here at home on a better monitor. I agree they're bubbles.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,619
Posted By css9450
Essentially, its the "part number".

Essentially, its the "part number".
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By css9450
Is it the couple of dark spots in the sky we're...

Is it the couple of dark spots in the sky we're looking at, or is it something else? The foreground is much too busy for us to notice.
Forum: Chris Crawford 5 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,356
Posted By css9450
LOL My "Barnacks" are Canon and Nicca/Tower...

LOL My "Barnacks" are Canon and Nicca/Tower clones, so all the beautiful Leicas are safe from my VF (even though the cameras look pretty much the same).
Forum: Chris Crawford 5 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,356
Posted By css9450
There is also the option of the plastic (3-D...

There is also the option of the plastic (3-D printed) 35mm VF made using the plastic viewfinder from an inexpensive Canon "Owl" P&S camera (readily available for a few dollars on Ebay). It won't...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,621
Posted By css9450
Indeed! It is for that very reason I resumed...

Indeed! It is for that very reason I resumed doing my own B&W development again after shooting Ilford XP2 for a couple of years. ASA 400 is just too fast for some cameras (and/or for certain lenses...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,537
Views: 196,457
Posted By css9450
He looks like a good driver. Those big vans need...

He looks like a good driver. Those big vans need a sharp eye on the mirrors!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
As opposed to this 'ol buggy left out in the...

As opposed to this 'ol buggy left out in the rain! Komaflex-S, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/8302/IUXnFI.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
Not a Z28. Zorki-4, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford...

Not a Z28. Zorki-4, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/9461/YmNlqH.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,833
Posted By css9450
Stayed up late last night and developed my film. ...

Stayed up late last night and developed my film.

"Ford vs. Chevy". Zorki-4, CV 21mm/f4, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/3686/sk0n0Q.jpg


"We See You". ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By css9450
Yep, still there and its still 14 minutes at 1:50...

Yep, still there and its still 14 minutes at 1:50 dilution at 68 degrees. But on the inside of the film boxes, it and a few others are no longer printed (I found an old box at home and compared). ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By css9450
That's indeed strange; my package is Nov. 2021...

That's indeed strange; my package is Nov. 2021 and its no longer listed. But mine does agree with yours - DD-X is 12 minutes.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By css9450
Hmmmm... I have some brand new boxes here at the...

Hmmmm... I have some brand new boxes here at the office, so out of curiosity I opened one and looked. What most concerned me, was that there were some developers (most notably Rodinal) no longer...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 524
Views: 48,278
Posted By css9450
Kankakee, Illinois. Baby Rolleiflex, Kodak Ektar...

Kankakee, Illinois. Baby Rolleiflex, Kodak Ektar 100:

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/8204/1tkh71.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 295
Views: 18,647
Posted By css9450
Thanks! This is such a fun camera to use. Both...

Thanks! This is such a fun camera to use. Both of them, actually. I need to post a pic of them both together. This new (old) Rollei is a real...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,452
Posted By css9450
I searched around in the basement and found the...

I searched around in the basement and found the remnants of a box of 1/4-20 hex nuts and used four of them underneath the Omega negative holders I use to hold my films. The nuts raise the negative...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,833
Posted By css9450
Thanks about the reminder (about ICCD); I just...

Thanks about the reminder (about ICCD); I just finished a roll in my Zorki. I should develop it tonight or tomorrow instead of waiting for the rolls in some other cameras to finish. That might take...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 872
Posted By css9450
I see an unfortunate trend towards abuse of the...

I see an unfortunate trend towards abuse of the "Like" button on some other forums. Not necessarily photography forums, mind you. The posts which get the most "Likes" are the ones where the is a...
Forum: Nikon RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By css9450
The F is larger. The backs aren't...

The F is larger. The backs aren't interchangeable.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 295
Views: 18,647
Posted By css9450
From forum member Enasniearth, I bought an...

From forum member Enasniearth, I bought an original (1932-vintage) 4x4 Rolleiflex. It shows a lot of "patina" from many decades of use but it works almost as good as new! So I have become part of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
Chevys big and small. Baby Rolleiflex (original...

Chevys big and small. Baby Rolleiflex (original 1932 version, Zeiss Jena 2.8), Kodak Ektar 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/6844/lhfvMW.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 3,219
Posted By css9450
I bought a bottle too.... My first ever. I...

I bought a bottle too.... My first ever. I normally use Rodinal for everything but had long considered HC-110 for those occasional long-exposed and long-expired rolls I sometimes get in old cameras...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
Not quite in the same category as those...

Not quite in the same category as those rockets-on-wheels they use out there eh? ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,568
Posted By css9450
I can't quite figure it out either. I'm not sure...

I can't quite figure it out either. I'm not sure what its about.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By css9450
The Shanghai GP3 film has the hole too... And...

The Shanghai GP3 film has the hole too... And the dot on the negatives.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,286
Posted By css9450
One thing that helps, if you're using a handheld...

One thing that helps, if you're using a handheld meter: Try to predict what it might be before you take the reading. Is it full sun? One or two stops less than full sun? Three or four? With...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 160
Views: 6,016
Posted By css9450
"My daguerreotype camera didn't need any of those...

"My daguerreotype camera didn't need any of those new-fangled battery things!"
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,386
Posted By css9450
^ That's the beast! Pretty much unlike almost...

^ That's the beast! Pretty much unlike almost everything else.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,386
Posted By css9450
At a car show, I was shooting with my Ricohmatic...

At a car show, I was shooting with my Ricohmatic 44... For those who have never seen one, the Ricohmatic 44 is a kind of 1950s-Googie-style modern-looking TLR that shoots 127 film. It comes painted...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 160
Views: 6,016
Posted By css9450
I suppose it depends on what you use the cameras...

I suppose it depends on what you use the cameras for. It probably amuses (or horrifies!) the good folks at Nikanon, but I tend to shoot my DSLRs like unmetered manual cameras. Just like my Nikon...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,386
Posted By css9450
I've probably skewed the curve by using my 2.8C...

I've probably skewed the curve by using my 2.8C mostly for long exposure night photos, most often where (and when) no one is around. I usually have the vacant storefronts and busted neon signs all...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By css9450
I've kicked myself for not buying one, especially...

I've kicked myself for not buying one, especially when they'd come back in stock (briefly) at B&H like they did a couple times.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 160
Views: 6,016
Posted By css9450
Not being a wide-open kind of guy, I already have...

Not being a wide-open kind of guy, I already have my answer.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 160
Views: 6,016
Posted By css9450
If I bought one of these $8000 Leica 50mm lenses,...

If I bought one of these $8000 Leica 50mm lenses, would I be able to tell a difference among photos from it vs. photos made with my $80 Jupiter-8? Or my $500 Konica M-Hexanon 50? Just wondering, in...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By css9450
I use the Amedeo adapter on my Sony A6000. ...

I use the Amedeo adapter on my Sony A6000. Contax and Nikon 50s work perfectly on it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 452
Views: 173,954
Posted By css9450
This is more of a viaduct than a bridge, but...

This is more of a viaduct than a bridge, but whatever. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, nighttime, ambient streetlighting.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/3606/MqAIyE.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,832
Posted By css9450
Brings back memories of my early days of...

Brings back memories of my early days of photography shooting my 110mm Kodak Pocket Instamatic.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,832
Posted By css9450
I've always been confused by the difference...

I've always been confused by the difference between the two.

Is HHPhoto/Skiff on vacation? He usually pops in with an explanation before we get too far afield.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,832
Posted By css9450
Thirty point zero zero zero. That's some...

Thirty point zero zero zero. That's some precision! To the thousandth of a roll!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-13-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By css9450
I used to get vertical light leaks too and the...

I used to get vertical light leaks too and the tape around all edges of the back cured them. Hard to believe that the carmera's back which seemed to fit so perfectly would leak like that, but it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By css9450
I shot this for the W/NW "McDonald's" thread but...

I shot this for the W/NW "McDonald's" thread but it fits here too. Kodak Brownie Hawkeye, Kodak Ektar 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/5082/8LUFub.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,166
Posted By css9450
Yes, absolutely. The Hewes 120 reel has two...

Yes, absolutely. The Hewes 120 reel has two little "rails" (just more of the same bars the reel is made of actually) which help guide your wayward film back towards the center. It might be almost...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,166
Posted By css9450
Another fan of the Hewes reels here. The 35mm...

Another fan of the Hewes reels here. The 35mm reels are obvious; the two little prongs catch the sprocket holes and it winds on perfectly. The reels for 120 are even more clever; there is a kind of...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-08-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By css9450
When summertime arrives, I bring my chemicals and...

When summertime arrives, I bring my chemicals and a couple big jugs of water into work with me and put them on the floor in the office. Fortunately for me, the boss likes to keep the offices cool...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-05-2019
Replies: 532
Views: 40,272
Posted By css9450
Huss, you've mentioned the issues you've had with...

Huss, you've mentioned the issues you've had with The Darkroom in California.... I think I'll join you in avoiding them. Two rolls of E-6 Provia 100 processed or scanned very badly.

Just one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 7,777
Posted By css9450
I bought a loose roll of 127 Verichrome Pan (no...

I bought a loose roll of 127 Verichrome Pan (no idea what kind of camera) and developed it yesterday. One shot (just one!) looks...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
I've probably shot this old DeSoto on a dozen...

I've probably shot this old DeSoto on a dozen different occasions. It makes for a willing photo subject. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 08-01-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,965
Posted By css9450
I have a hard time believing Leica had any...

I have a hard time believing Leica had any "energy" in the 1990s. Didn't they almost discontinue the M line some years earlier? The author of that article could have just as easily said "Contax"...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-30-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 931
Posted By css9450
The CL shoots just fine without its battery; I...

The CL shoots just fine without its battery; I assume the Bessa does also. So there is always the option of going batteryless if so desired; lots of classic Leicas are the same way.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 24,059
Posted By css9450
Lake Michigan carferry SS...

Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/518/VDMVdU.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 607
Posted By css9450
I have the one-ring version of that lens. No...

I have the one-ring version of that lens. No built-in tripod collar but I have the one made by Kirk for it (Kirk's old design) and it just might be my very best and most-used lens. Its a fantastic...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By css9450
I like a good "found film" experiment from time...

I like a good "found film" experiment from time to time. I've found some good ones. Its mostly just fun to see if I can develop them and get respectable results. The older the better.... Bonus...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-22-2019
Replies: 420
Views: 62,389
Posted By css9450
And at night: ...

And at night:



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/2051/A5gg5H.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-20-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,766
Posted By css9450
Don't remind me.... I paid $1000 for my N90S in...

Don't remind me.... I paid $1000 for my N90S in 1996. :eek:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-19-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,766
Posted By css9450
A sarcastic point, yes. :rolleyes:

A sarcastic point, yes. :rolleyes:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-19-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,766
Posted By css9450
The Barnack Leica didn't use batteries, therefore...

The Barnack Leica didn't use batteries, therefore we shouldn't use them either. Forever and ever!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 549
Posted By css9450
Indeed! I usually just get a glowing white disk...

Indeed! I usually just get a glowing white disk if I try to shoot a picture of the moon.


I do a lot of nighttime shooting with just the light of the full moon. Four minutes at f8, typically. Not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By css9450
I keep dabbling in other films for B&W and keep...

I keep dabbling in other films for B&W and keep coming back to my favorite, Delta 100.


For color? Ektar 100 I suppose, but the colors can be a little too vibrant sometimes. I probably should try...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-18-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,766
Posted By css9450
I think the battery thing gets overblown here. ...

I think the battery thing gets overblown here. Some cameras (not all), use common AA batteries available everywhere, and those batteries last a very long time. When my N90S was my primary camera, I...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-15-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By css9450
I finished my roll of film in March and loaded a...

I finished my roll of film in March and loaded a second one, which I finally finished and developed a couple weeks ago. Most was from May and June I think! But this one was at the beginning of the...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,965
Posted By css9450
Singer, songwriter, former Illinois senator.... ...

Singer, songwriter, former Illinois senator.... ;)
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,965
Posted By css9450
They also wrote "and other classics". The author...

They also wrote "and other classics". The author could have just as easily mentioned any number of other brands instead of Leica.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,965
Posted By css9450
I must be missing something. Was 1994 a...

I must be missing something. Was 1994 a particularly well-selling year for the M6? I tend to think that even if Leica had abandoned the M line in 1975, Nikon still would have made the S3 2000.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,123
Posted By css9450
Is it "photography" that is or is not fun, or...

Is it "photography" that is or is not fun, or just the use of the camera? I enjoy my digital cameras and use them every weekend. They're fun. But I suppose if my photography was in a rut, no...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
Cadillac. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford...

Cadillac. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/88/zGTuHR.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,847
Posted By css9450
Whatever happened to the camera that was on...

Whatever happened to the camera that was on Kickstarter recently; the one with the modular and replaceable lens mounts so you could use practically any kind of lens on it, and the replaceable film...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,847
Posted By css9450
Indeed; an updated F6 with some of the niceties...

Indeed; an updated F6 with some of the niceties that are standard nowadays on DSLRs would fill the bill!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 2,847
Posted By css9450
Since we're speaking "high end" (since its in the...

Since we're speaking "high end" (since its in the thread title), the camera would need to be full-featured. All modes: P, S, A, M. Matrix metering, center weighted and spot. Exposure...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2019
Replies: 420
Views: 62,389
Posted By css9450
"Metro Corps." Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8,...

"Metro Corps." Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/4522/7H7QfN.jpg
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-09-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 11,071
Posted By css9450
Delta 100 in the Perkeo...

Delta 100 in the Perkeo II:


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/2784/NvwYAD.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100,...

Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/7316/hEDPos.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2019
Replies: 298
Views: 30,018
Posted By css9450
Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia...

Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/2784/A5mk99.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia...

Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia 100.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/8875/o61d4h.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (rebranded...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (rebranded Shanghai GP3), Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/39/2Piz40.jpg
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-07-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By css9450
I agree; its the straight edge where the yellow...

I agree; its the straight edge where the yellow arrow is pointing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,546
Posted By css9450
Ha ha that must be like saying "Chi-Town" in...

Ha ha that must be like saying "Chi-Town" in Chicago! :rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-01-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,546
Posted By css9450
LOL My phone is a brick... Its not even a flip...

LOL My phone is a brick... Its not even a flip phone. :eek:
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-01-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,546
Posted By css9450
For bright sunny daylight, I like my D80 with its...

For bright sunny daylight, I like my D80 with its CCD sensor. But in other kinds of weather, and (especially) at night, I use my D750.

The film cameras came along just for the ride; I only shot a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-30-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,527
Posted By css9450
Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger, built in 1952. ...

Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger, built in 1952. Yes, the lighthouse leans to one side, that is part of its claim to fame. Nikon D80, 80-400...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-28-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,546
Posted By css9450
Leaving tomorrow to shoot the SS Badger great...

Leaving tomorrow to shoot the SS Badger great lakes carferry. Two DSLRs for sure but I'll probably bring whatever else has film left in it.... Probably Nikon S2, Voigtlander Perkeo, Rolleiflex...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-24-2019
Replies: 524
Views: 48,278
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Catlabs 80-X film, Rodinal...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Catlabs 80-X film, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/386/5dwdjw.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-24-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By css9450
Something internal, ouch. I was going to say, I...

Something internal, ouch. I was going to say, I fixed the light leaks in my Zorki by taping all around the back door. Different camera architecture entirely though, but it helped that it was...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-24-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (same as...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (same as Shanghai GP3), Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/2726/GZLxei.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-23-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By css9450
Some pics from my first roll of CatLabs film,...

Some pics from my first roll of CatLabs film, mostly shot on some old cars:

I should mention I threw caution to the wind and sliced the film down to 127 size and used it in perhaps my most-quirky...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-22-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
On a similar note, here's (I think) a '54: ...

On a similar note, here's (I think) a '54: Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/6776/lKaUEV.jpg
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-21-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,402
Posted By css9450
A useful accessory for every Komaflex. For those...

A useful accessory for every Komaflex. For those Komaflexes which are still working that is...

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/7004/qbiOOB.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,711
Posted By css9450
Some black tape over the logo will eliminate any...

Some black tape over the logo will eliminate any would-be thieves.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By css9450
Try Freestyle. They're in California, but stuff...

Try Freestyle. They're in California, but stuff like that (and other items like Rodinal) they ship FedEx ground and it goes by train.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By css9450
I never thought of paring down the time to a...

I never thought of paring down the time to a bare minimum was an important goal to pursue, but maybe it is for some. I'd be more worried about over- or under-developing my films if I go too fast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,847
Posted By css9450
I'm not sure its a pronunciation issue at all... ...

I'm not sure its a pronunciation issue at all... Could be just a disgruntled photographer fed up with light leaks!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,847
Posted By css9450
Indeed! My Zorki became a model citizen and...

Indeed! My Zorki became a model citizen and excellent shooter once I started taping all around the joints where the camera back and body meet.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,684
Posted By css9450
Here's part of the problem: Ebay automatically...

Here's part of the problem: Ebay automatically activates the "Or Best Offer" option even when you don't want it. I list everything I sell as "Buy It Now" and I have to turn OFF "Or Best Offer" once...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,847
Posted By css9450
I used to stick black tape on my lens; then one...

I used to stick black tape on my lens; then one day I decided to pull it off. My photos improved dramatically!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,847
Posted By css9450
The flipside to this whole issue are the camera...

The flipside to this whole issue are the camera straps emblazoned with "EOS Digital" or "Nikon D850". The pros all use them!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,847
Posted By css9450
Exactly what I had in mind!

Exactly what I had in mind!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By css9450
Some interesting reading there certainly! I have...

Some interesting reading there certainly! I have Catlabs film loaded right now but seeing as we all know by now its really GP3 in a different box, I should mention that the only issues I ever had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,847
Posted By css9450
I never gave a thought to logos or brand names on...

I never gave a thought to logos or brand names on stuff I buy. My car has a Chevy emblem on the front of it, but who cares? Cars (and cameras) have had logos on them for pretty much...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,097
Posted By css9450
Good points, definately. I recall some changes...

Good points, definately. I recall some changes made to Provia slide film over the years, and they were all improvements and eventually led me to be a Provia-only shooter for many years. Still a...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-10-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,868
Posted By css9450
I think all of my LTM lenses have aperture rings...

I think all of my LTM lenses have aperture rings that rotate; the exception being my CV 21mm which of course is a modern lens not vintage. Actually, the aperture ring on my Jupiter-12 doesn't rotate...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,097
Posted By css9450
Makes me wonder if I should sell some (or most)...

Makes me wonder if I should sell some (or most) of mine while the price is high.
Forum: Nikon RF 06-10-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,868
Posted By css9450
What if you use an LTM lens on your M? Doesn't...

What if you use an LTM lens on your M? Doesn't the aperture ring rotate as you focus on those? The M lenses were an all-new design, not held over from pre-war designs like the LTM lenses or...
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,631
Posted By css9450
Those are important points. Are you looking to...

Those are important points. Are you looking to get back into film because, you know, its film, or because you'd be using a Leica? If it were me, moving to film for the first time (or back into...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By css9450
I posted a self portrait here, probably ten years...

I posted a self portrait here, probably ten years ago. Maybe its time for a new one. But the monkey portrait is easy to remember, as am I. I don't have four screen names.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-06-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 799
Posted By css9450
I should probably let some duplicate stuff go. ...

I should probably let some duplicate stuff go. Example: I only have one M-mount camera, but I have several M-mount lenses, including some desireable ones, but I can easily replicate all of them...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By css9450
That sounds like fun. Perhaps someone can post a...

That sounds like fun. Perhaps someone can post a group portrait or selfie of the four of you? Its always nice to know the faces behind the names.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-05-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By css9450
Trimming wasn't mentioned in the manual because...

Trimming wasn't mentioned in the manual because back in the old days, the film leaders were cut longer and thus fit perfectly.

I'd say trimming is recommended. Sure you can do it in other ways...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-03-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By css9450
I received my CatLabs film today. I'll agree...

I received my CatLabs film today. I'll agree with the others: This is Shanghai GP3 in a different box. Same black backing paper, same masking tape at the beginning of the roll, same plastic spool...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-02-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,895
Posted By css9450
Sometimes our preferences are just that:...

Sometimes our preferences are just that: Preferences. We don't always need reasons.

I've known a few people who say the sharp-edged Leica focusing patch is a distraction, whereas the indistinct...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,449
Posted By css9450
I have a Kmart "Focal" 28mm M42 lens; I've used...

I have a Kmart "Focal" 28mm M42 lens; I've used it on my a6000 digital and my CL film camera (the latter requires two adapters! :eek:) but I don't really have anything terribly expensive I can shoot...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By css9450
In a hall of mirrors, I am sure... But on a...

In a hall of mirrors, I am sure... But on a serious note, I ordered some CatLabs film and will be receiving it in a few days so I can shoot side by side with GP3. I've never seen any GP3 with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 7,777
Posted By css9450
This week I bought two old rolls of Kodacolor-X...

This week I bought two old rolls of Kodacolor-X in 127 format. I processed them in Rodinal (an hour stand at 1:100) and found two dozen pics from some family's vacation in Oregon, probably 1970-72...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By css9450
Very interesting! I saw CatLabs film on B&H and...

Very interesting! I saw CatLabs film on B&H and came here to see what I could learn about it. China, eh? I like the Shanghai film, up to a point. Could it be Lucky film? HHphoto/Skiff seems to...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By css9450
Nikon FM2 or FE2.

Nikon FM2 or FE2.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By css9450
I will occasionally use Rodinal to "stand"...

I will occasionally use Rodinal to "stand" develop any type of unknown emulsion I don't have a "normal" development time for. This includes old color rolls, both C-41 and C-22 process. One hour in...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-09-2019
Replies: 532
Views: 40,272
Posted By css9450
D7000 scan, a pic from my...

D7000 scan, a pic from my Komaflex-S.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/3493/beATaz.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-08-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 322,762
Posted By css9450
Another from my trusty...

Another from my trusty Komaflex:


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/3493/beATaz.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,402
Posted By css9450
Why just two lenses? Are you limited by bag...

Why just two lenses? Are you limited by bag space?


I am itching to break the mold by bringing three...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-02-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By css9450
Let us know how that one turns out for you. I...

Let us know how that one turns out for you. I keep looking at the Kievs on Fedks site... Its probably inevitable that I buy one eventually, particularly since I already have several lenses that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 851
Posted By css9450
A pet peeve of mine is Youtube videos filmed with...

A pet peeve of mine is Youtube videos filmed with razor-thin DOF.... The narrator is showing his camera, his new car, his guitar, his furniture, his dog, or whatever, but it takes forever to show...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-02-2019
Replies: 243
Views: 13,136
Posted By css9450
A nice old house near me, unfortunately soon to...

A nice old house near me, unfortunately soon to meet the wrecking ball.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/6241/9XlAD3.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-01-2019
Replies: 524
Views: 48,278
Posted By css9450
Nikon D750, 18-35 zoom. Nighttime, bright...

Nikon D750, 18-35 zoom. Nighttime, bright ambient streetlights.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/8721/9OY2od.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 891
Posted By css9450
Thanks for the insight Larry; its a pity the R8...

Thanks for the insight Larry; its a pity the R8 almost seems like a forgotten branch of the family tree. Like I said, most likely I've never even seen one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 891
Posted By css9450
I have to ask, since I've never actually used an...

I have to ask, since I've never actually used an R8 (I've probably never even seen one). What are its strong points? Just judging by the photo, it looks like its uncomfortable and awkward to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 891
Posted By css9450
Obviously Leica fashioned the R8 in such a way as...

Obviously Leica fashioned the R8 in such a way as to test whether or not the Russians would copy whatever they did, no matter how ugly. Seems their suspicions were right!
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,149
Posted By css9450
Call me crazy, but I bet it lasts longer than...

Call me crazy, but I bet it lasts longer than just two years.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,149
Posted By css9450
I'll buy it if you don't. Seriously. I'm...

I'll buy it if you don't. Seriously. I'm assuming this is from a private seller, and not an auction site?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-28-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By css9450
Mine leaked a little mysteriously until I solved...

Mine leaked a little mysteriously until I solved the problem by using black gaffer tape along all the seams between the camera body and the camera back. I suspect there's some minor misalignment in...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,833
Posted By css9450
Cool, I'll have to load some film in my Zorki-4. ...

Cool, I'll have to load some film in my Zorki-4. I like using the old tank!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
How about a proper English vehicle.... One that...

How about a proper English vehicle.... One that might be more common on the vast plains of Africa than back home!

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 6,903
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill 50D:

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/588/UI6UJF.jpg
Forum: Nikon RF 04-20-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,895
Posted By css9450
I might eventually sell my VC 35/2.5. I...

I might eventually sell my VC 35/2.5. I eventually bought a Nikkor 35/2.5 and a Jupiter-12 and use them most often; I always sort of figured using modern lenses on vintage cameras defeats the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By css9450
I'll occasionally use an old Brownie Hawkeye...

I'll occasionally use an old Brownie Hawkeye flash attachment with #5 bulbs; this would be for open flash so I don't have to synchronize with the camera.

Back about 20 years ago, I bought out the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-17-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,858
Posted By css9450
This place has all sorts of crazy angles; the...

This place has all sorts of crazy angles; the ground surface slopes downhill and the rows of columns follow two parallel arcs around a curve. Nothing is as straight as it seems! Nighttime, lots of...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 956
Posted By css9450
My cat has posed for my Sonys (video or A6000)...

My cat has posed for my Sonys (video or A6000) more than any other camera I own.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-15-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,623
Posted By css9450
B&H often has short-dated or expired Provia at a...

B&H often has short-dated or expired Provia at a discount. Maybe Velvia too? I've used it; its good. Its cheapER than the current stuff, but that's probably at least partly because the regular...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-15-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,623
Posted By css9450
Or 50 either; that would be E-6. I miss the...

Or 50 either; that would be E-6.

I miss the slow films when they go away.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,730
Posted By css9450
Obviously having nothing in common with the...

Obviously having nothing in common with the batteries Sony makes nowadays.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-04-2019
Replies: 532
Views: 40,272
Posted By css9450
Indeed. I focus manually but use the magnified...

Indeed. I focus manually but use the magnified Live View.

I also find having a tilting or articulating screen on the camera adds a lot to the ergonomic factor, vs. hunched over all the time.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By css9450
I have a Hawkeye "Flash" model, which is a...

I have a Hawkeye "Flash" model, which is a long-running model from the 1950s (mine was made in 1958). It has a pleasant, attractive heft to it and feels much more robust than one would think of a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By css9450
That reminds me I need to finish my roll of CMS...

That reminds me I need to finish my roll of CMS 20. It might be really interesting.... Or a complete bust! It'll be fun.
Forum: Nikon RF 04-03-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By css9450
March in Florida. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12...

March in Florida. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford delta 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/6991/WdRlI4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-31-2019
Replies: 964
Views: 189,228
Posted By css9450
Florida. Sony a6000, 55-210 kit...

Florida. Sony a6000, 55-210 kit lens.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/8271/FOQaFK.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,334
Posted By css9450
With a thread title "Harrassed by security...

With a thread title "Harrassed by security guard...", I think most people are going to figure that's the main point, not the phone thing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,334
Posted By css9450
Some malls don't really have any security at...

Some malls don't really have any security at all...


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/5264/X73dd5.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,334
Posted By css9450
For what its worth, the official policy of...

For what its worth, the official policy of Simon-owned malls (there are a lot of them where I live) reads as follows:

"No photographs or video recordings of any kind for commercial use. Video is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,334
Posted By css9450
Westfield is well known as having an official "no...

Westfield is well known as having an official "no photography" policy. The Simon malls are the same way.

The irony of course is that at any given moment, there's probably a dozen different people...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-28-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By css9450
My 85 VF is a Canon. An older one, not...

My 85 VF is a Canon. An older one, not brightline. But I've used it with so many different cameras! Nikon RF, Zorki-4, Canon RF... I'd be lost without it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By css9450
I interpreted most of the posts as just...

I interpreted most of the posts as just light-hearted fun. Nothing to get upset about.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By css9450
They might be the same camera or lens deep down...

They might be the same camera or lens deep down inside, but the one with the Leica logo will take eighteen times longer if it ever has to be sent back for warranty work or servicing.
Forum: Nikon RF 03-22-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By css9450
Horror vacui. Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm.f2,...

Horror vacui. Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm.f2, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/9518/O8Wkod.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-21-2019
Replies: 524
Views: 48,278
Posted By css9450
And with the Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm/f2,...

And with the Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm/f2, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/8681/CARiO7.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2019
Replies: 964
Views: 189,228
Posted By css9450
New locomotive, old camera. Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C...

New locomotive, old camera. Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm/f2, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/9250/hDZQwl.jpg
Forum: Nikon RF 03-19-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By css9450
Retail apocalypse. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12...

Retail apocalypse. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/3995/Pv2iyh.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,357
Posted By css9450
Assel's was a shop in downtown Aurora IL. I'm...

Assel's was a shop in downtown Aurora IL. I'm not sure how long its been closed, but I do recall finding useful stuff there, such as #5 flashbulbs (I bought an entire case!) back about 25 years...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-19-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By css9450
Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100,...

Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/9097/fEYC4I.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-18-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By css9450
He's probably better known as Don Goldberg. :)

He's probably better known as Don Goldberg. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,766
Posted By css9450
Feature- and capability-wise, my best film camera...

Feature- and capability-wise, my best film camera is probably my Nikon N90s. Obviously not as pretty as my F2 or my Rolleis but unlike those cameras it has PSAM, center-weighted, spot or matrix...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By css9450
This is what I am picturing when I read "green...

This is what I am picturing when I read "green wrapper". Its Super-XX Panchromatic. It is interesting also because it says "Brownie" on both the backing paper and on the...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-13-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By css9450
Someone needs to buy that Contax II that is in...

Someone needs to buy that Contax II that is in the classifieds (before I invest in yet another camera system)!
Forum: Nikon RF 03-13-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By css9450
I have a roll in my S2 almost finished..... I...

I have a roll in my S2 almost finished..... I started it in February (shhhh don't tell anyone!) but if the weather cooperates this weekend I'll finish it and post some by Sunday night.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By css9450
Most definitely! I developed this roll of...

Most definitely! I developed this roll of Verichrome Pan a few days ago. I bet its from the late-50s.



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/7778/8UpAQd.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By css9450
When I get home tonight, I'll post a photo of a...

When I get home tonight, I'll post a photo of a couple very old rolls which maybe might help aid with identification.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-12-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By css9450
Probably Super-XX Panchromatic or some similar. ...

Probably Super-XX Panchromatic or some similar. I actually have an unexposed roll of it (in 120 size) but although I've searched high and low, I've never seen any processing recommendations. I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 7,777
Posted By css9450
Its from an unknown camera, but I bought some old...

Its from an unknown camera, but I bought some old Verichrome Pan in 127 format recently from Ebay. Developed it this morning in Rodinal, standard...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-06-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 30,927
Posted By css9450
Or - just as bad - a tripod head without enough...

Or - just as bad - a tripod head without enough adjustments. I feel the pain watching someone fool around for fifteen minutes trying to level up their camera on a tripod which is lacking some...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-06-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 30,927
Posted By css9450
Oh yes! I used to have one of those plastic milk...

Oh yes! I used to have one of those plastic milk cartons in the trunk of my car (anyone who lived in a rural American town with a dairy has seen a million of them) and would haul it out from time to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,216
Posted By css9450
Jeep at night. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100,...

Jeep at night. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/7546/x4B9hI.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-05-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,267
Posted By css9450
Leica released a video which shows them at the...

Leica released a video which shows them at the factory in Germany applying the leatherette onto the camera, so there's that.... And the box.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-04-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,267
Posted By css9450
Well, yes, the box probably was made in Germany. ...

Well, yes, the box probably was made in Germany. Same situation for all those "Germany" Leica M10s.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-03-2019
Replies: 524
Views: 48,278
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill 50D

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/1803/nQLawm.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By css9450
You can go to the "Organize" screen which gives...

You can go to the "Organize" screen which gives you a prompt "Drag items here to edit them as a batch". Then, delete as many at one time as it lets you drag onto that screen. I used this method to...
Forum: RFF News 02-28-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,183
Posted By css9450
Wow, what a development! I'd better stop now, so...

Wow, what a development! I'd better stop now, so it can be fixed. Its all a wash in the end!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-28-2019
Replies: 237
Views: 21,381
Posted By css9450
Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal...

Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50


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Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By css9450
Yes!! My experience exactly!

Yes!! My experience exactly!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By css9450
I think its something new. Either that, or I've...

I think its something new. Either that, or I've accidently changed something or missed a prompt or something and can't figure how to change it back.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By css9450
When I sell on Ebay, I list everything as "Buy It...

When I sell on Ebay, I list everything as "Buy It Now". But what happens is Ebay waits a week or two and if the item hasn't sold yet, they automatically change it to "Make Offer" (in addition to Buy...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 14,473
Posted By css9450
If that was posted anyplace other than the Ektar...

If that was posted anyplace other than the Ektar thread, I'd have guessed it was Velvia!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-26-2019
Replies: 434
Views: 33,303
Posted By css9450
Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50. ...

Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50. Nighttime, strong ambient streetlights.


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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-26-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,564
Posted By css9450
Its a handy skill to have, even if only for a...

Its a handy skill to have, even if only for a backup. Ever go out with an old camera with no meter, only to get to wherever you're going and discover you left your meter (handheld, phone, whatever)...
Forum: RFF News 02-26-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,183
Posted By css9450
I'm already of the opinion that Instax is one of...

I'm already of the opinion that Instax is one of the more expensive formats. Well, maybe its not, because you don't have to send it in for processing, but its price has kept me away from it, even...
Forum: RFF News 02-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,183
Posted By css9450
Its probably due to the ongoing film...

Its probably due to the ongoing film resurgence....
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By css9450
Nice! All it needs now is a little square of...

Nice! All it needs now is a little square of black tape on the front to cover that red brick.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-24-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 6,856
Posted By css9450
Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal...

Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2019
Replies: 237
Views: 21,381
Posted By css9450
Under the elevated, Chicago. Rolleiflex 2.8C,...

Under the elevated, Chicago. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50

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Forum: Nikon RF 02-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 739
Posted By css9450
Hopefully no one thinks those two lenses can be...

Hopefully no one thinks those two lenses can be used interchangeably! :eek:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-21-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,620
Posted By css9450
Only rarely have I been confronted in person, but...

Only rarely have I been confronted in person, but that's probably because I don't do "people" shots. Instead, I get the random passers-by who like to call me in to the cops as a "suspicious man...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-21-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,564
Posted By css9450
Exactly. In bright sunny daylight, I use Sunny...

Exactly. In bright sunny daylight, I use Sunny 16, but I carry a handheld meter for those conditions where the light is less than full sun. It helps to guess beforehand: Is it one stop off? Three...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-20-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 4,291
Posted By css9450
On the other side of the coin, though, I might...

On the other side of the coin, though, I might imagine that most people shooting an F3 nowadays are doing so without using flash, so hopefully impact damage caused by bumping the flash slows to only...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,379
Posted By css9450
Plus-X or Verichrome Pan, but honestly I don't...

Plus-X or Verichrome Pan, but honestly I don't remember how those differed from each other.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By css9450
True, but those aren't necessarily ancient...

True, but those aren't necessarily ancient history. Old NEX yeah, but the A6000 is only three years old and is still available today at B&H, so the old type mounts are still in circulation on new...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-19-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By css9450
March (2019) Nikon Rangefinder Month

A longstanding RFF tradition, going back a few years at least, is Nikon Rangefinder Month, each year in March. Dust off those old Nikon rangefinders and load them up with film, and post what you got...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By css9450
I can't watch the video (because Youtube is...

I can't watch the video (because Youtube is blocked here at the office), but it might be worth mentioning that for whatever reason, the aftermarket decided there needs to be an improved Sony E mount:...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-17-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 11,071
Posted By css9450
The hood I bought was marked "310/32"... 32 I...

The hood I bought was marked "310/32"... 32 I think refers to 32mm. Its a press-on hood and fits perfectly (its an actual Voigtlander part). And the only filter I bought came from this...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-15-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,343
Posted By css9450
Time for a group buy, perhaps! I've been sort of...

Time for a group buy, perhaps! I've been sort of thinking that if I decide I need another MF camera, it needs to be 6x9. I have enough square-format cameras already!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,343
Posted By css9450
Another vote for a TLR of some sort. I am sure...

Another vote for a TLR of some sort. I am sure there is something that meets your needs and budget. Even a user Rolleiflex with cosmetic issues can take great photos if its been serviced...
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