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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-11-2012
Replies: 184
Views: 18,499
Posted By tritiated
ricnak, that's brilliant! Just had a good chuckle...

ricnak, that's brilliant! Just had a good chuckle at your lad's reply!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-10-2012
Replies: 184
Views: 18,499
Posted By tritiated
So this is optimised for monochrome images. I...

So this is optimised for monochrome images. I wonder if this optimisation offers a significant benefit in the real world compared to a digital conversion from digital colour. Better had do for 6...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-19-2012
Replies: 99
Views: 5,908
Posted By tritiated
I'm embarrassed that I don't use them often...

I'm embarrassed that I don't use them often enough.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-21-2011
Replies: 197
Views: 18,310
Posted By tritiated
This is so dull. 'Taste' algorithms are making...

This is so dull. 'Taste' algorithms are making for a boring existence.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-16-2011
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,310,876
Posted By tritiated
The lens was a Canon 50mm f1.4 LTM, film was some...

The lens was a Canon 50mm f1.4 LTM, film was some cheap Kodacolour VR PLUS 400 from ALDI.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-15-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 13,472
Posted By tritiated
Combien? Le sigh.. This looks like a fun camera,...

Combien?
Le sigh.. This looks like a fun camera, although I wonder how piddley the viewfinder is.
I guess the depth of field is going to be rather large most of the time.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-12-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By tritiated
Nice piece though! Perhaps I should give vodka...

Nice piece though!
Perhaps I should give vodka another chance...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-12-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By tritiated
Vodka tastes of something other than pain?!

Vodka tastes of something other than pain?!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-12-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By tritiated
Strong work, do another!

Strong work, do another!
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-11-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 11,234
Posted By tritiated
For me this is simple: to be able to use...

For me this is simple: to be able to use natural/environmental light as often as possible!

Although the nokton 1.1 seems like a great deal (could never imagine affording a noctilux), it looks...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-11-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 4,047
Posted By tritiated
I would, if one was available to me. Not exactly...

I would, if one was available to me.
Not exactly a mountain and not that long a lens, but here's Prague with a voigtlander 75 2.5
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2559/4203100370_f91aa1d834_z.jpg

and...
Forum: Off Topic 08-10-2011
Replies: 254
Views: 18,463
Posted By tritiated
Ah, I had no idea! Hopefully last night was the...

Ah, I had no idea! Hopefully last night was the worst of it, perhaps glorious Manchester rain will dampen things a bit too.
Forum: Off Topic 08-10-2011
Replies: 254
Views: 18,463
Posted By tritiated
Chrishayton - hope all is ok for you and your...

Chrishayton - hope all is ok for you and your shop.

A camera related concern - any intel on how the Real Camera Company fared last night?
Forum: Off Topic 08-09-2011
Replies: 254
Views: 18,463
Posted By tritiated
I don't suggest anyone is making excuses or...

I don't suggest anyone is making excuses or justifying this behaviour!

I'm suggesting that the looters are motivated by a confidence that they can't be stopped in such relatively well-organised,...
Forum: Off Topic 08-09-2011
Replies: 254
Views: 18,463
Posted By tritiated
The answer to the question "why?", is...

The answer to the question "why?", is straightforward: because they think they can get away with stealing and burning and breaking things. Real protesters give a name and a face to a cause, they...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-07-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 2,727
Posted By tritiated
If you are outdoors in bright conditions,...

If you are outdoors in bright conditions, something slow might be good for (shock! horror!) shooting wide apertures. For this I like Adox CHS 50.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-05-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 18,871
Posted By tritiated
Off the topic, but I bet this lens would be nice...

Off the topic, but I bet this lens would be nice with the Leica CL.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-05-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 7,096
Posted By tritiated
Juan, surely you have to care about the sensor...

Juan, surely you have to care about the sensor size, what's the point in using your quality lenses with a tiny sensor?

For street shooting with digital, I use a Sigma DP1 set to manual focus and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-04-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 4,552
Posted By tritiated
I've taken many shots in and around Manchester...

I've taken many shots in and around Manchester Arndale. I'd bet most people wandering around there don't even realise it was bombed by the IRA.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-04-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,746
Posted By tritiated
Neither! I'd go on a trip with the m9, somewhere...

Neither! I'd go on a trip with the m9, somewhere fun!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-04-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 10,586
Posted By tritiated
The hexanon 35 looks really good, what's the...

The hexanon 35 looks really good, what's the price difference?
Forum: RFF Polls 08-04-2011
Replies: 308
Views: 32,620
Posted By tritiated
Canon 1.4 LTM and Canon EF 1.8 mkii..

Canon 1.4 LTM and Canon EF 1.8 mkii..
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-29-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 10,414
Posted By tritiated
British journal of photography wrote a very good...

British journal of photography wrote a very good article (http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/report/1934699/hybrid-copy) on this a few months ago, that you can see most of...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-27-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 9,120
Posted By tritiated
I remember reading comments in the past about...

I remember reading comments in the past about people dreaming of a 'digital Hexar AF': seems like they got their wish!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 1,926
Posted By tritiated
Wish I was there, in that camper-van-caravan....

Wish I was there, in that camper-van-caravan. Pretty much the most exciting tour I've watched for years! Shame Wiggo bust his collar bone..
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-21-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 3,246
Posted By tritiated
Sharing/finding out gossip! And other, more...

Sharing/finding out gossip! And other, more 'noble' types of information and advice! n_n
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 10-06-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By tritiated
Blurb Blunder

I've just received entirely the wrong book.. how disappointing and expensive. Hopefully blurb will correct the error and send my book post haste..

I thought, 'oh well make the best out of the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-01-2010
Replies: 118
Views: 10,774
Posted By tritiated
Both with Canon 50mm f1.4 LTM I do...

Both with Canon 50mm f1.4 LTM I do believe.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2440/3775103708_6c25e333be.jpg
The Victoria Hotel...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-01-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By tritiated
Sigma or...

Sigma or TriX>?
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4105/5042795208_dc1e9f0f4c_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2010
Replies: 770
Views: 178,807
Posted By tritiated
81508 A bit rocky in dumfries and galloway..

81508

A bit rocky in dumfries and galloway..
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-23-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 4,645
Posted By tritiated
Brilliant book, I prefer justified text - but...

Brilliant book, I prefer justified text - but it's a photobook and the photos are ace!
Forum: Off Topic 09-22-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By tritiated
zomg the account has been hijacked

zomg the account has been hijacked
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-21-2010
Replies: 101
Views: 16,812
Posted By tritiated
Adrian Clarke suggests in today's press...

Adrian Clarke suggests in today's press conference (http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/news/1734305/photokina-fujifilms-press-conference) that the price may be around $1000,...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-21-2010
Replies: 101
Views: 16,812
Posted By tritiated
Bill, I probably wasn't entirely clear...

Bill, I probably wasn't entirely clear previously, I was thinking about significant design additions to the M9 to give the M10, not so much optimisation and ironing out creases. Leica will have to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-20-2010
Replies: 101
Views: 16,812
Posted By tritiated
It's a repeat of the 70's, where fixed lens RFs...

It's a repeat of the 70's, where fixed lens RFs like the Yashica 35cc etc. were supposedly known as the 'poor mans Leica'. This will be the 'slightly less affluent affluent mans M8/9' I rekon!

It's...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-20-2010
Replies: 1,696
Views: 177,338
Posted By tritiated
They have really done their homework, if...

They have really done their homework, if execution is as good as design and specification appears to be - then this could be something really special.

How long have people been asking for a digital...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 09-14-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 19,493
Posted By tritiated
\\\\\\\The dp1 arrived on saturday. Some shots...

\\\\\\\The dp1 arrived on saturday.
Some shots from saturday at a vintage shop in...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-14-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 3,398
Posted By tritiated
Congratulations! Cool shots!

Congratulations! Cool shots!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,683
Posted By tritiated
I like how you're shooting a brick wall and she's...

I like how you're shooting a brick wall and she's got the n3rd teeshirt and is checking a (smart) phone! What a nerdy pair! Very funny!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-10-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 4,402
Posted By tritiated
On the contrary,the arrival Bessa R3A cured my...

On the contrary,the arrival Bessa R3A cured my Leica M4 fascination fairly instantaneously.

The only Leica I fancied since is that M9, and unfotunately I'm not at the top of the investment banking...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-10-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 21,326
Posted By tritiated
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3302/3212708535_bfe...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3302/3212708535_bfe7d500b5.jpg
and large:...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,851
Posted By tritiated
I have really liked the stuff that's come via my...

I have really liked the stuff that's come via my Voigtlander heliar 75mm f2.5, here's a load to peruse:

http://www.flickr.com/search/?ss=2&w=34547606%40N03&q=voigtlanderheliar75mmf25&m=text

I...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 09-09-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 19,493
Posted By tritiated
If you don't have photoshop or something just...

If you don't have photoshop or something just Image > stretch/skew (estimate the percentage) in Paint.

http://www.gimp.org/
This is free, and does most of what photoshop does.

I just used it with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2010
Replies: 228
Views: 25,400
Posted By tritiated
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2559/4203100370_f91...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2559/4203100370_f91aa1d834_z.jpg
fairly subtle mist here
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-06-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 943
Posted By tritiated
Foiled!! + Wallet, keys, phone and camera!

This post is in two parts I guess!
Has anyone thought of a great invention only to find that it already exists?

I thought to myself - 'it would be great to have a mirror that attached to the tripod...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-04-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 24,924
Posted By tritiated
Black: the shots look sharp enough at 0.95 on...

Black:
the shots look sharp enough at 0.95 on focus point, and attractive smooth /amorphous out of focus. Nice kind of haze on the focus of the glass subjects. A little distortion (books), but not...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-02-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 3,555
Posted By tritiated
I'm not sure I would say 'odd', more fitting I...

I'm not sure I would say 'odd', more fitting I think to say unpredictable and innovative. And I think that is something quite useful in a creative/design kind of business. I (foolishly?) ignored MFT...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-02-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 24,924
Posted By tritiated
This new lens and the involvement of cosina in...

This new lens and the involvement of cosina in the MFT in general has altered my stance from 'ignore' to 'patiently and enthusiastically observing' (read: generating GAS).

Just one thing about...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-02-2010
Replies: 107
Views: 19,192
Posted By tritiated
Fantastic work - great story

Fantastic work - great story
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-30-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3,063
Posted By tritiated
Ahh nostalgia! I wonder how the popularity of the...

Ahh nostalgia!
I wonder how the popularity of the old 75 is going to change when the new one arrives!
I love this lens, really comfy with the r3a. I would like the 75/1.8 if I could afford it and the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-27-2010
Replies: 119
Views: 9,413
Posted By tritiated
I like cake as much as I like ale. Much as I like...

I like cake as much as I like ale.
Much as I like this thread, I grow tired of it due the lack of beautiful pictures of gear.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-10-2010
Replies: 309
Views: 36,111
Posted By tritiated
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2743/4312665114_06f...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2743/4312665114_06ff23d112.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-19-2010
Replies: 92
Views: 4,408
Posted By tritiated
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3357/3313749483_ae1...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3357/3313749483_ae1b3bbb9d.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2576/4111825643_997bcbf327.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2658/3774929322_193d48614a.jpg

http://farm...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-09-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,246
Posted By tritiated
The £20 fee will serve to maintain a professional...

The £20 fee will serve to maintain a professional level to the competition. BJP is a pro magazine after all. Incidentally I love the new monthly format and even though I'm most definitely an amateur,...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-07-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 3,149
Posted By tritiated
In a world of small sensor digital compact and...

In a world of small sensor digital compact and cropped DSLR, the range of excellent, affordable Cosina wide (<50mm) angle prime lenses occupy a strong niche. Longer focal lengths are covered...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2010
Replies: 35
Poll: Mad or Sad??
Views: 3,710
Posted By tritiated
Amused; it was a wind up, and lots of people were...

Amused; it was a wind up, and lots of people were wound up! Me included! ho ho ho
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-01-2010
Replies: 127
Views: 7,923
Posted By tritiated
I get 'more' keepers "when" I'm...

I get 'more' keepers "when" I'm "drunk".
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2010
Replies: 449
Views: 49,500
Posted By tritiated
What has this got to do with nationality? Nice...

What has this got to do with nationality? Nice one.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-01-2010
Replies: 54
Views: 12,575
Posted By tritiated
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3522/3230719183_e46...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3522/3230719183_e4633135ea.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3089/3231567204_7022ef02cf.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2590/4147341020_cbea180204.jpg

http://farm...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-01-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By tritiated
Strong work, this should be a standard accessory!

Strong work, this should be a standard accessory!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2010
Replies: 449
Views: 49,500
Posted By tritiated
What fun! Who needs a 'Game changer' anyway?! A...

What fun!
Who needs a 'Game changer' anyway?!

A real game changer would bring about a paradigm shift.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-22-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 5,291
Posted By tritiated
Have connection with art institutions, education...

Have connection with art institutions, education within and contact with mainstream art world. Otherwise roughly described as Outsider artist, not accepted by the mainstream art world and generally...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-16-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By tritiated
Get one.. and your search for enlightenment......

Get one.. and your search for enlightenment... will be.. complete.. forget the higgs boson.. R3M is the god particle..
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-15-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By tritiated
the 25mm is quite smooth.. Low...

the 25mm is quite smooth..
Low distortion.
http://ihardlyknowher.com/theoriginalinvisible
http://www.flickr.com/photos/theoriginalinvisible/tags/voigtlandersnapshotskopar25mmf40
just got a bessa l...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-10-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,851
Posted By tritiated
Control wheel round the lens (like the canon...

Control wheel round the lens (like the canon s90), one beneath the shutter, and one on the back - with adequate customisation control this could be better than the canon s90.
I like the trend for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-11-2010
Replies: 262
Views: 33,505
Posted By tritiated
yes and adox chs 50 in adox adx is my current...

yes and adox chs 50 in adox adx is my current favourite. ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-07-2010
Replies: 3,214
Views: 561,607
Posted By tritiated
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2686/4334628624_8f0...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2686/4334628624_8f0471cc37_b.jpg

http://ihardlyknowher.com/theoriginalinvisible
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-15-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 3,642
Posted By tritiated
zgee - gorgeous kodachrome colours, and framing

zgee - gorgeous kodachrome colours, and framing
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-15-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 3,642
Posted By tritiated
Had lots of fun with this beastie since buying...

Had lots of fun with this beastie since buying off a RFFer.
Would prob like to buy a Bessa L as a second body to put it on...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-15-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 11,150
Posted By tritiated
I don't care. People are dying

I don't care. People are dying
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,849
Posted By tritiated
What ever it is, its tack-sharp and has a smooth...

What ever it is, its tack-sharp and has a smooth rendition. Definitely proves the existence of Leica-glow. Praise be!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-12-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 3,672
Posted By tritiated
MPerson, your website is really well put together...

MPerson, your website is really well put together and your shots are great - compliments!

I am not organised well enough to reel off my film count..
I estimate about 40 rolls. mix of APX100, ADOX...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,465
Posted By tritiated
I like the canon 50 1.4, but it's old with long...

I like the canon 50 1.4, but it's old with long throw and cheap..
perhaps not birthday type thing..
Although focussing has never been a problem at 1.4 for me.

Your website and work are really good...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-09-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 9,456
Posted By tritiated
Really good concept art! Although I prefer the...

Really good concept art!
Although I prefer the drawing with shutterspeed dial on the front - as in the original CL. The little screen on the top is a good idea!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-22-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,637
Posted By tritiated
I have no problem focussing close with 50mm at...

I have no problem focussing close with 50mm at 1.4, 3.5 will be easy - and the R3 viewfinder is brilliant. Having an onboard meter is convenient. I haven't seen an M2 so I wouldn't know about its VF...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-12-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,809
Posted By tritiated
it's the foreplay.

it's the foreplay.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-12-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 3,323
Posted By tritiated
I enjoy using the 75 more than I thought possible...

I enjoy using the 75 more than I thought possible on an R3a. Colours are pretty good for me! ...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-21-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 13,547
Posted By tritiated
The abundance of small sensor point and shoots...

The abundance of small sensor point and shoots and cropped dslr creates scarcity in the possibility of using of the most shallow depth of field, so it's percieved value is higher. And hence there is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By tritiated
Chris Weeks, Severin Koller, Frank Jackson and...

Chris Weeks, Severin Koller, Frank Jackson and Mario Anzuoni.
three part video on vimeo; first part here. And already been posted on another thread.
http://vimeo.com/6497905

Filmed with a 5dii I...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-28-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By tritiated
Hate it to the point of cringing when people...

Hate it to the point of cringing when people misuse the word fetish.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2009
Replies: 155
Views: 9,111
Posted By tritiated
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3446/3774123481_66c...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3446/3774123481_66c0c168f0_b.jpg
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-23-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 7,362
Posted By tritiated
The closing quotes by Don McCullin really stood...

The closing quotes by Don McCullin really stood out to me. War and suffering and resultant photography gets recycled, "controversial" photographs are taken and the debates go round in circles, while...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2009
Replies: 155
Views: 9,111
Posted By tritiated
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2620/3947021499_811...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2620/3947021499_81157fb7c5.jpgWe're going to burn!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-23-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By tritiated
Are you in the UK? I've got a Tom A classic...

Are you in the UK? I've got a Tom A classic softie that I used to use on a canonet that broke - now I have a Bessa and unfortunately the softie is redundant as it doesn't fit. I really liked using...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-23-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By tritiated
If you shoot colour or black and white c41 -...

If you shoot colour or black and white c41 - Photoexpress will develop and scan a film (3098x2048, ~3 - 5Mb per image) to cd for £3.50, they have a fast turnaround time and the scans are very good....
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-23-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 4,192
Posted By tritiated
I wouldn't worry about the EBL too much -...

I wouldn't worry about the EBL too much - particularly if you want a fast 35. Say for eg. a Nokton 35 1.4, the increasing depth of field with shorter focal lengths make focussing accurately at f1.4...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By tritiated
The newer bodies do tend to get a price around...

The newer bodies do tend to get a price around £300+ on ebay it seems, it's just the less flashy older CV lenses seem to be ca. £150 - 200. Although I think I was fairly lucky with the Heliar,...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By tritiated
I got the Heliar 75, more or less mint condition...

I got the Heliar 75, more or less mint condition with CV adapter for £150 if that helps.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-22-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 7,268
Posted By tritiated
I had a play on my mates Fed, and it just wasn't...

I had a play on my mates Fed, and it just wasn't fun - clunky, heavy and not enjoyable at all. He hasn't done much shooting with it really, and gets very few results that he is happy with. Theres a...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-22-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 4,192
Posted By tritiated
The Bessa R would be cheapest second hand, and...

The Bessa R would be cheapest second hand, and have the really nice features (primarily the viewfinder) of the Bessa range. You could then get a Nokton 50mm 1.5 or Canon 50mm 1.4/1.8 for relatively...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2009
Replies: 155
Views: 9,111
Posted By tritiated
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3484/3231567956_cab...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3484/3231567956_cab8884ee8_o.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-19-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,841
Posted By tritiated
Good idea, thanks for the advice - I hadn't...

Good idea, thanks for the advice - I hadn't thought of rentals.

I think from my experience with older, cheaper cameras en route to an R3A +lenses, I wonder what the point of experimenting with...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-19-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,841
Posted By tritiated
Bessa III a good entry to medium format?

Dull 'need advice' thread coming up?

I am really interested in this camera, as equally innovative as it is classic in design. I've wanted to get into MF for a while - shots in this format really...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-19-2009
Replies: 109
Views: 18,259
Posted By tritiated
As has been said - the M9 sensor seems more...

As has been said - the M9 sensor seems more sensitive and hence there is slightly more signal and noise.

I wonder how close the ISO calibrations are between cameras. I expect equal nominal ISO...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-18-2009
Replies: 83
Views: 4,326
Posted By tritiated
Yep I really like my kit, and enjoy working with...

Yep I really like my kit, and enjoy working with what I have - but that doesn't mean I don't want to move forward, to try new things. I like to have many options! This is a creative hobby/profession...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-17-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By tritiated
For 75mm R3 is great - the framelines are in...

For 75mm R3 is great - the framelines are in isolation, and a nice size relative to the entire window. Similarly great for 50mm - again the framelines are on their own and Its easy to focus my Canon...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 09-17-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 5,359
Posted By tritiated
The work and insights of Tom are one of the...

The work and insights of Tom are one of the things that got me into proper photography in the first place (after initially taking pictures on a Lomo fisheye). Mr A is an inspirational man!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-17-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,957
Posted By tritiated
Actual images from Voigtlander Snapshot Skopar 25mm f4!

Following the trend to show actual images..
Snapshot skopar - A fun little lens - guess focussing is easy even at f4.. . Would like a brightline finder though!
What are peoples thoughts on this tiny...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-15-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,857
Posted By tritiated
It's a natural aversion to 'group think'. It's...

It's a natural aversion to 'group think'. It's probably what makes your photos good, keeps you inventive.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-15-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 2,787
Posted By tritiated
I have an R3A and the aperture priority is good,...

I have an R3A and the aperture priority is good, but you can't get away from making exposure compensations in diffcult lighting circumstances - which slows things down (as you will know). Using the...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-14-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,517
Posted By tritiated
I will open, and then hi-jack it so say how...

I will open, and then hi-jack it so say how surprised I am at the price on Robert White.. I thought it would be £7/8k new, shows how much I know.

Now to search for Planar vs Summicron threads, with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2009
Replies: 450
Views: 57,531
Posted By tritiated
meven, that second shot looks like some science...

meven, that second shot looks like some science fiction scene to me - excellent capture of the atmosphere.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-05-2009
Replies: 272
Views: 87,575
Posted By tritiated
1:1 viewfinder, perfect for fast 50mm, great for...

1:1 viewfinder, perfect for fast 50mm, great for 75mm, aperture priority is the perfect amount of automation for me.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-03-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 3,618
Posted By tritiated
oh the anthropomorphic hi-jinx!

oh the anthropomorphic hi-jinx!
Forum: Travel 07-24-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,863
Posted By tritiated
British can't take their beer?? I beg to differ!

British can't take their beer?? I beg to differ!
Forum: RFF Polls 07-22-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 11,218
Posted By tritiated
Yes as of a couple of months ago - it's great fun!

Yes as of a couple of months ago - it's great fun!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-22-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,061
Posted By tritiated
Why not just use what works for you already?

Why not just use what works for you already?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-06-2009
Replies: 158
Views: 11,831
Posted By tritiated
I wouldn't buy it - a system camera that would...

I wouldn't buy it - a system camera that would clash with my film rangefinder (Bessa r3a); in terms of size, price and additional lenses to carry (I would prefer to use prime lenses). If I was...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-25-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 3,362
Posted By tritiated
Inclement Arctic Weather Trashes Cameras! of...

Inclement Arctic Weather Trashes Cameras!

of course!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-25-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,548
Posted By tritiated
drool.. if only

drool.. if only
Forum: Travel 06-25-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 3,434
Posted By tritiated
I totally recommend the Japan Rail Pass (order...

I totally recommend the Japan Rail Pass (order before you go), it makes life so easy hopping on and off trains whenever you like.
Just look for the manned barrier and flash the pass! Also it would...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 16,443
Posted By tritiated
Oh the irony of a confused translation

Oh the irony of a confused translation
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-15-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By tritiated
It won't affect the scarcity of the Canon....

It won't affect the scarcity of the Canon. Although it may reduce the relative scarcity if 0.95 owners decide they want to sell theirs to buy the new 1.1.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-15-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 3,807
Posted By tritiated
Nice undercoat job.

Nice undercoat job.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-15-2009
Replies: 518
Views: 42,352
Posted By tritiated
If it shoots with a quick click, I might buy one....

If it shoots with a quick click, I might buy one. although probably not to put rangefinder lenses on. By the by I like their E410 with the pancake 25mm.

My knowledge of the digicam market is...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-10-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 6,996
Posted By tritiated
I think I want a nice cool beer, hmm - a nice...

I think I want a nice cool beer, hmm - a nice refreshing one..there's a pub not too far away, I think I will have a Hoegaarden! Their glasses are immense and sturdy! awesome
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-27-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 3,756
Posted By tritiated
I used it for my first ever (8) films last week,...

I used it for my first ever (8) films last week, was useful for estimating timings for a +2 push (which wasn't on the list for the film/developer I was using). It's a really useful resource for...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-26-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 5,609
Posted By tritiated
simonsawsunlight; that first shot is pretty damn...

simonsawsunlight; that first shot is pretty damn amazing, in fact they all are.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,541
Posted By tritiated
I like my cheap and cheerful snapshot skopar!...

I like my cheap and cheerful snapshot skopar! shoot at 1600 to get cheap speed maybe, see if it's a requirement. Or buy Zeiiss for an extra stop, and better quality images? hard to tell I suspect.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 9,120
Posted By tritiated
Roughly translated, does 'bland signature' mean...

Roughly translated, does 'bland signature' mean that it doesn't vignette strongly when wide open? If so, I quite like it's 'signature'. It looks cracking good on Tom A's slideshow.

This lens is...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 9,120
Posted By tritiated
ooh tasty, would it be practical to focus...

ooh tasty, would it be practical to focus accurately at 1.1 with a Bessa R3a? (the longest baselength Bessa)
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-11-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 4,682
Posted By tritiated
I liked my canonet until I managed to break...

I liked my canonet until I managed to break it(shutter speed ring got stuck in B,then pinged), I loved it too much -good starting point and nice lens for the price (paid £45 for my excellent cond....
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-06-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,036
Posted By tritiated
ten strings and about ten splash cymbals, what...

ten strings and about ten splash cymbals, what more could you need? really nice photos, that lens is super good - was it wide open do you remember?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-04-2009
Replies: 160
Views: 59,176
Posted By tritiated
realllly classy shot leicatom, she has a super...

realllly classy shot leicatom, she has a super nice grin!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-22-2009
Replies: 151
Views: 15,811
Posted By tritiated
Saul Leiter is my favourite...

Saul Leiter is my favourite photographer.
http://www.lensculture.com/leiter.html
Forum: RFF News 03-20-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 5,398
Posted By tritiated
Hot damn! *cheerleader stance*

Hot damn! *cheerleader stance*
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-05-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By tritiated
Does this stuff turn up on the iplayer thing? I...

Does this stuff turn up on the iplayer thing? I only use it so far to listen to the radio..
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-05-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 2,388
Posted By tritiated
Great question! My answer is a bit more boring...

Great question!

My answer is a bit more boring than everyone elses I feel.

I took a few pictures for art A level, but was way more into painting and drawing, the photos were mainly for reference. I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-04-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 4,026
Posted By tritiated
(I don't know how to do the proper quote...

(I don't know how to do the proper quote thing..)

Sounds alot like the situation for photographers in East Germany before the wall came down. There was a really great exhibition touring the UK last...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-04-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By tritiated
Good show! Hope it goes well!

Good show! Hope it goes well!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-04-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 4,026
Posted By tritiated
It is a grave news story indeed. However it is...

It is a grave news story indeed. However it is interesting, because it brings phone cameras into the spotlight, not full camera kit. In this country (UK) I expect the vast majority of people would...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-04-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By tritiated
On the contrary to the previous reply, I think it...

On the contrary to the previous reply, I think it makes a lot of sense and sounds like a really great concept.

Has a more detailed project plan been written? Which line will be followed? Will each...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-03-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,856
Posted By tritiated
Excellent choice, I will keep an eye out for your...

Excellent choice, I will keep an eye out for your shots!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-03-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,511
Posted By tritiated
On 2 rolls a week, it will last many months ......

On 2 rolls a week, it will last many months ... negligible cost really, just have a pair of batteries taped to your forehead just in case.
In relation to a digital camera, you will experience very...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-27-2009
Replies: 141
Views: 26,794
Posted By tritiated
A right of passage! I thought this was going to...

A right of passage! I thought this was going to be a poll to see who has / hasn't done it!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-27-2009
Replies: 95
Views: 7,058
Posted By tritiated
It's much more digital greyscale on here without...

It's much more digital greyscale on here without P.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By tritiated
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3549/3313748695_68c...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3549/3313748695_68ce8533de_o_d.jpg...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-26-2009
Replies: 267
Views: 104,965
Posted By tritiated
I originally voted for Canonet ql17giii, and I...

I originally voted for Canonet ql17giii, and I did like it alot until it broke tragically.

However, having subsequently bought a Bessa R3a and canon 50 1.4 (then + heliar 75 2.5 and snapshot...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-17-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,856
Posted By tritiated
At close quarters on a fishing boat I expect you...

At close quarters on a fishing boat I expect you will need wide angles mostly to fit stuff in. In addition you want relatively fast glass too. The R4(A or M) will give you the wide angle frameline...
Forum: RFF News 02-12-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 9,413
Posted By tritiated
My hero . . . *swoon*

My hero . . . *swoon*
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-11-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By tritiated
I like XP2, have been using that mostly and...

I like XP2, have been using that mostly and having found a good mailing lab which returns great scans it suits me fine in terms of quality control and economy. Unfortunately the supplier of XP2 bulk...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,803
Posted By tritiated
The canon 50 1.4 is my awkward little demon, hot...

The canon 50 1.4 is my awkward little demon, hot damn has already been said!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,952
Posted By tritiated
So say for one example, if you take a (video)...

So say for one example, if you take a (video) camera to a peaceful protest, footy match, critical mass bike ride or any other crowd gathering where there are police present - If you use that camera...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-21-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,474
Posted By tritiated
Nice lens, good pictures! 'Fanny packs' are...

Nice lens, good pictures!

'Fanny packs' are fantastic, they make me smile
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-19-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 924
Posted By tritiated
lots more than 5! about 30!

lots more than 5!
about 30!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-14-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By tritiated
Or tape your nose to your cheek!

Or tape your nose to your cheek!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-14-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By tritiated
Use your left eye

Use your left eye
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 12-17-2008
Replies: 135
Views: 25,385
Posted By tritiated
I have a classic one for my (now broken) Canonet....

I have a classic one for my (now broken) Canonet. I really liked it, I could nail really slow shutter speeds - excellent value for the added functionality. I really must get the mini version for my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By tritiated
I'm intrigued, how does one get to your Flickr...

I'm intrigued, how does one get to your Flickr page? n_n
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-08-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,699
Posted By tritiated
The parallax compensation moves the frame around...

The parallax compensation moves the frame around depending on the focus distance.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-08-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 1,952
Posted By tritiated
The R3A is awesome with 50mm lenses. I have a...

The R3A is awesome with 50mm lenses. I have a canon 50 1.4, delicious!
1:1 viewfinder and a nice wee bit of room around the 50 framelines, brilliant for shooting with both eyes open!

75mm is...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-29-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By tritiated
Photoexpress are in my experience consistently...

Photoexpress are in my experience consistently excellent, having sent many rolls to them. Quick turnaround, usually get negs+cd back in 2 days (even paid by cheque).

I usually get them to put...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-06-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,324
Posted By tritiated
It seems like you don't have too much funding...

It seems like you don't have too much funding limitation. I wouldn't dismiss CV lenses however, particularly if you want to experiment with different focal lengths.

Get the fast 50 that you want...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-01-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 3,333
Posted By tritiated
surely lcd screens etc. are just a replacement...

surely lcd screens etc. are just a replacement for (projector) slide shows?

dear charjohncarter, waterstones are going to sell sony...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-27-2008
Replies: 78
Views: 27,806
Posted By tritiated
/these photos are fantastic - thanks for sharing,...

/these photos are fantastic - thanks for sharing, I particularly like the lady stood next to the doorway
Forum: Yashica RF 08-12-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By tritiated
it doesnt 'park' completely - leaves space for...

it doesnt 'park' completely - leaves space for your thumb to hook it again.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-12-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,401
Posted By tritiated
mabelsound - The blurry stuff seems to have...

mabelsound - The blurry stuff seems to have spirals within spirals, it looks very nice, painterly perhaps?
I can't exactly convey what I mean but it looks good!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-12-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By tritiated
With my eye right up tight to the vf, there is...

With my eye right up tight to the vf, there is hardly any extra space around the 40 framelines, I m not sure what I can see would be equivalent to 35. although probably niot far off.

the size of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2008
Replies: 61
Views: 5,209
Posted By tritiated
Doesn't answer the question, but I think this is...

Doesn't answer the question, but I think this is probably the best looking thing amongst that particular list section of the site... inspiring!

http://www.cameraquest.com/LeicaM4G.htm
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-08-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,422
Posted By tritiated
lens spotting

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=170247377927&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=007

I realise I am being pedantic, but to me this looks like a leitz minolta CL version M-rokkor...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-24-2008
Replies: 823
Views: 163,769
Posted By tritiated
Firstly I wouldn't really be interested in a...

Firstly I wouldn't really be interested in a digital Bessa.

In terms of lenses which have been already mentioned, I would join in with the rest and say a 50mm 1.2 or 1.0. However - personally I...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-23-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 4,323
Posted By tritiated
I'm just going to 'send some flowers' to coin a...

I'm just going to 'send some flowers' to coin a phrase someone once said on this forum.

Those are super nice shots, all with a fantastic look from the lens/film combination, really snappy. 'Sun...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-22-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,459
Posted By tritiated
I wondered when this would pop up on here.. Glad...

I wondered when this would pop up on here..
Glad I read about people's experiences of uber.. I was half tempted to sign on just to post an entry.
Seems a bit horrible like myspace.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By tritiated
They have a sort of subtle fantasy quality and...

They have a sort of subtle fantasy quality and warmth about them, a la Guillermo Del Toro -- Pan's Labyrinth. Obviously not the violent bits ..
I can't knock them!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-11-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,491
Posted By tritiated
The canon 50/1.4 is rad. I have had it for a few...

The canon 50/1.4 is rad. I have had it for a few weeks, 2 films worth, it's truly stunned me.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-27-2008
Replies: 62
Views: 6,086
Posted By tritiated
Since my brother started taking pictures (~8...

Since my brother started taking pictures (~8 months ago) - in my opinion he has taken much better pictures than I have, with the fairly simple film camera set up that I gave him.

If I start...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-23-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By tritiated
Some really nice images overall with a nice...

Some really nice images overall with a nice mixture of perspectives. I particularly like the colours you are getting - the blues are very striking!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-14-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,238
Posted By tritiated
Yesterday I aquired my first new camera - bessa...

Yesterday I aquired my first new camera - bessa R3a!
It's incredible! shot a roll today! A few initial impressions follow:

Shooting right eyed (with both eyes open) is astounding - makes it seem...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2008
Replies: 63
Views: 6,215
Posted By tritiated
I just like taking photographs that I can make...

I just like taking photographs that I can make big prints out of!
Forum: Yashica RF 06-04-2008
Replies: 845
Views: 209,272
Posted By tritiated
60297 60298 mmm nice lens

60297

60298

mmm nice lens
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-03-2008
Replies: 62
Views: 8,078
Posted By tritiated
The Zeiss Boson! Or Higgs Biogon!!

The Zeiss Boson!

Or Higgs Biogon!!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-30-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,388
Posted By tritiated
I really like how the picture looks! The flares...

I really like how the picture looks! The flares add something
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2008
Replies: 96
Views: 8,471
Posted By tritiated
This is obviously a trick question..

This is obviously a trick question..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 4,237
Posted By tritiated
I like 12 x 8 What a great feeling they give!

I like 12 x 8
What a great feeling they give!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-22-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 3,751
Posted By tritiated
My canonet gave glorious results both in focus...

My canonet gave glorious results both in focus and out, until I killed it.. I will get it fixed one day.
This event strangely seems to have resulted in me buying a canon 50/1.4. Now I just need a...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-14-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By tritiated
r2 framelines coverage

Hi chaps, I was reading a bit about the bessa R2 on cameraquest, and I read this particular bullet-point:
[R2] Framelines designed to show 87% of lens coverage at 3 meters
This perplexed me...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-12-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 3,054
Posted By tritiated
and you know it!

and you know it!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-12-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 3,054
Posted By tritiated
your joke camera takes great, ney - fantastic...

your joke camera takes great, ney - fantastic pictures! nice wide angle shooting!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-12-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,353
Posted By tritiated
Don't

..think too much

Firstly, I don't understand why you would hide your camera (whatever type it is) in a bag. There's no way you can take pictures if its in there, you might as well hide it at home....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-09-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By tritiated
The first casualty is the Canonet.

Oh dear oh dear, I am distraught - yesterday I wanted to try out some night-time long exposures with my ql17giii.

I popped it onto B (having pressed in the little metal button) and tried to take...
Forum: Nikon RF 05-08-2008
Replies: 132
Views: 19,048
Posted By tritiated
That second statue picture at f4 is fantastic,...

That second statue picture at f4 is fantastic, particularly like that the statues become gradually more out of focus compared to the other shot. I become more and more interested in getting a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-05-2008
Replies: 59
Views: 4,918
Posted By tritiated
uptown top rankin

I'm not sure if I could possibly have style - having only been taking pictures for less than a year...ha
Unless you call naivety a style!
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-01-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,584
Posted By tritiated
I didn't realise there was a controversy/...

I didn't realise there was a controversy/ physical compatability problem! Does this include for example the VC 21 or 25? I will look into that - hopefull this wasn't a reopening of worm cans...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-01-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,584
Posted By tritiated
Fast times at somewhere high

I expect that the following question involves an amount of splitting hairs but I'm interested to know if anyone has an opinion, and would like to express it! I have searched for this previous posts...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-25-2008
Replies: 81
Views: 5,765
Posted By tritiated
The gravity thing just didn't fit as an analogy...

The gravity thing just didn't fit as an analogy to be honest- the argument didn't get through, it was amusing though!

It seems your argument is with Gore, what and the way he does/says things. And...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-24-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 2,784
Posted By tritiated
The very same! It does have the heft of a washing...

The very same! It does have the heft of a washing machine..haha!
Some shots from York last year:
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-24-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 2,784
Posted By tritiated
It's Sokol shooting time!

It's Sokol shooting time!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-23-2008
Replies: 81
Views: 5,765
Posted By tritiated
"Atom shortage"

Nuclear power does not instantly solve an energy security crisis, it just means that you have to get your fuel from somewhere else, from someone else. Then you have to figure out how to dispose of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-22-2008
Replies: 81
Views: 5,765
Posted By tritiated
How do you prove the theory that it isn't...

How do you prove the theory that it isn't 'happening because of man'? How can you possibly say that there is no science behind it? Are you saying the entire scientific community has collectively...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-22-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By tritiated
For accurate pipetting of viscous liquids,...

For accurate pipetting of viscous liquids, usually the easiest thing is to pipette the desired amount to coat the inside of the vessel (in this case usually syringe minus the needle) - then expel the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-21-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By tritiated
One thing that happens on mine, and find really...

One thing that happens on mine, and find really annoying; I slightly nudge the self timer when changing aperture. The self timer is a bit sticky and so it seems as if it is jammed - until I remember...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-21-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By tritiated
Deionised water?

I have recently aquired a pair of developing tanks, dark bag etc. and am looking forward to starting some home development. Will probably get some ID11 to use to begin with.

The question being -...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-18-2008
Replies: 81
Views: 5,765
Posted By tritiated
As I said, it doesn't matter if al gore is a...

As I said, it doesn't matter if al gore is a hypocrite. I'm not defending him - but I am defending the cause he has taken for his own.

In actual fact, its entirely based on science. I'm really not...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-18-2008
Replies: 81
Views: 5,765
Posted By tritiated
Digitalintrigue - I am fascinated by your...

Digitalintrigue - I am fascinated by your fatalist view!
Firstly, I think you are missing the point, carbon is not a pollutant - carbon dioxide is the emission and also not a pollutant unless emitted...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-17-2008
Replies: 81
Views: 5,765
Posted By tritiated
I suspect it depends on what is meant by 'green'....

I suspect it depends on what is meant by 'green'.

To assess the environmental economics of the situation, you need to define the parameters. eg. Do you include a life cycle analysis of each camera...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-03-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By tritiated
I bought a pack of 10 rolls of xp2 from...

I bought a pack of 10 rolls of xp2 from www.retrophotographic.com, along with some adox CHM, panF and fomapan for experimentation. They were great, email communication was good - a bonus for me was I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 2,527
Posted By tritiated
obsession with being creative I guess I think I...

obsession with being creative I guess
I think I could do with following themes, to focus my enthusiasm
Forum: Yashica RF 03-14-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By tritiated
I have this pair also, and the viewfinder...

I have this pair also, and the viewfinder brightness is reversed: my ql17giii is a fair bit brighter than the CC. It is likely my CC needs a clean. However it has a more contrasting and smaller RF...
Forum: 2008 Street Photos 03-12-2008
Replies: 115
Views: 14,929
Posted By tritiated
I am !

I am !
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