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Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-28-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,732
Posted By remegius
Excellent! Thanks for the heads...

Excellent! Thanks for the heads up.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-28-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,732
Posted By remegius
...and how is it that we know that there are...

...and how is it that we know that there are going to be any up coming firmware changes?
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-22-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 8,198
Posted By remegius
When is this supposed to happen? Cheers... Rem

When is this supposed to happen?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-21-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 8,198
Posted By remegius
I opted for the 16mm lens also, and I'm glad I...

I opted for the 16mm lens also, and I'm glad I did. I can handle the distortion and corner softness, both of which are easy to deal with PP. But the ability to use the legacy lenses really is an...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-21-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 8,198
Posted By remegius
My NEX-3 came today and I am quite pleased. ...

My NEX-3 came today and I am quite pleased. Updated the firmware immediately and then tried out a couple of the adapters I ordered with some of my legacy lenses. Fun! And my initial shots at high...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-20-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 8,198
Posted By remegius
Zuiko OM lenses?

Anyone on board been using their NEX 3 or 5 with OM lenses? I ordered my NEX 3 today, along with a couple of adapters.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-18-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By remegius
Thanks for the heads up on Todd Heisler. Some...

Thanks for the heads up on Todd Heisler. Some wonderful images there. Kind of places and imprimatur on shooting B/W jpegs ;).

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-18-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By remegius
Shooting B/W jpegs

Just curious as to home many folks are shooting B/W jpegs in their point and shoot (or other digital) cameras. I've done it all, from shooting raw and doing the conversions, to just shooting B/W...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-15-2011
Replies: 153
Views: 34,798
Posted By remegius
http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/patron_web.jpg...

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/patron_web.jpg

Leica IIIC
Elmar 5cm f/3.5
BW400CN
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-12-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
Posted By remegius
Mark Hama CLA'ed my QL17. Cheers... Rem

Mark Hama CLA'ed my QL17.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-27-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 8,455
Posted By remegius
In the 60's, when I first started developing and...

In the 60's, when I first started developing and printing, everyone I knew started out with Microdol-X, but quickly switched to other developers once they got their feet wet. We used to call it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-09-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By remegius
Bookmarked! I'm about to embark in the same kind...

Bookmarked! I'm about to embark in the same kind of exercise. I just picked up an iPhone 4 yesterday, and the difference in IQ between it and my old 3G is quite discernible.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-06-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By remegius
Pentax IQZoom 900

Anyone ever use this P&S? I found one for nothing, and wonder if it's worth buying some of those lithium batteries to try it out.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Yashica RF 01-01-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 9,102
Posted By remegius
http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/ford_plat.jpg ...

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/ford_plat.jpg



I don't think that any of the 35mm glass I have is sharper than the Yashinon on my GS. The above is a Costco scan, but I'm going to send some new...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-31-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 17,698
Posted By remegius
The solution is to not be in a hurry and avail...

The solution is to not be in a hurry and avail yourself of new sponsor Precision Camera's great offer: $11.99 for a 36 exposure high res scan, plus free C-41 developing for RFF members. Doesn't get...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-31-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,503
Posted By remegius
I looked on Rick's site but haven't found...

I looked on Rick's site but haven't found anything yet.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-31-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 3,749
Posted By remegius
Precisely! The tool, and what it takes to...

Precisely! The tool, and what it takes to operate it, is a non issue.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-31-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,503
Posted By remegius
I've removed the four screws and removed the...

I've removed the four screws and removed the viewfinder housing, but I have yet to figure out just how the screen is secured in the housing. I'll keep at it.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-30-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,503
Posted By remegius
Autocord Focusing Screen Removal

Can someone please give me a heads up on how to remove the focusing screen from a Minolta Autocord. I would like to replace the old screen with one of Rick Oleson's screens.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-30-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 3,749
Posted By remegius
I wonder if "losing touch" has affected Natchwey...

I wonder if "losing touch" has affected Natchwey and Salgado.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-28-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 12,754
Posted By remegius
Is there a way to deal with available light...

Is there a way to deal with available light situations with these slow lenses? A good high speed film?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-25-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,422
Posted By remegius
Back Alley... Do you shoot your RD1 pics as raw,...

Back Alley...

Do you shoot your RD1 pics as raw, or jpeg?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2010
Replies: 677
Views: 51,214
Posted By remegius
Your equipment is wonderful. Your photos suck.

Your equipment is wonderful. Your photos suck.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,313
Posted By remegius
http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/parisdreams.jp...

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/parisdreams.jpg
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 10-27-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 4,705
Posted By remegius
Smile That's really bad luck, although with any kind of...

That's really bad luck, although with any kind of continuous use I doubt whether some of those print heads can make it past 4 years or so. With my Epson 1280 I had to finally have the printer...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 10-25-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 4,705
Posted By remegius
I think you made the correct decision. After...

I think you made the correct decision. After four years of flawless service I finally had to replace one of the heads on my 9180. It was a cheap price to pay. BTW, most of my printing is BW, and I...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 10-24-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 4,705
Posted By remegius
I love statements that don't contain any...

I love statements that don't contain any assumptions, don't you.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 10-24-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 4,705
Posted By remegius
One cannot compare the 8750 to the 9180. The...

One cannot compare the 8750 to the 9180. The 8750 uses dye based inks, while the 9180 uses pigment inks. Apples and oranges.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: RFF Polls 10-15-2010
Replies: 183
Views: 20,063
Posted By remegius
1936 Parker Oversize Vacumatic (one of over one...

1936 Parker Oversize Vacumatic (one of over one hundred I have to choose from) :)

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-21-2010
Replies: 1,696
Views: 185,181
Posted By remegius
Good point. I wonder when we will begin to hear...

Good point. I wonder when we will begin to hear from the other players?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-21-2010
Replies: 1,696
Views: 185,181
Posted By remegius
An interesting observation. What's your take on...

An interesting observation. What's your take on that?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Film vs Digital 09-20-2010
Replies: 109
Views: 9,077
Posted By remegius
Parker 51's and Vacumatics...that's all I write...

Parker 51's and Vacumatics...that's all I write with.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2010
Replies: 353
Views: 30,447
Posted By remegius
You know, I've never quite understood why loading...

You know, I've never quite understood why loading a Barnack is such a problem. True, it is definitely possible to insert film and take up spool in such a way that the film will not advance properly,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 4,025
Posted By remegius
My Dear Keith...you most certainly did not offend...

My Dear Keith...you most certainly did not offend me, and there is absolutely no need to apologize. We certainly all have the right to display some passion about those things that move us, and a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 4,025
Posted By remegius
And now, dear boy, you are getting down to the...

And now, dear boy, you are getting down to the nitty gritty. I see the questions about image quality receding into the distance.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 4,025
Posted By remegius
Frank...you obviously understand the truth of the...

Frank...you obviously understand the truth of the matter. If, as you say, the content is compelling, the question of whether it was created by an iPhone or an M9 has little meaning. IF the content...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 4,025
Posted By remegius
Ah, yes. I was wondering how long it would take...

Ah, yes. I was wondering how long it would take for the critics to arrive. Time to depart.

Ciao, baby...

Rem
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 4,025
Posted By remegius
http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/luke_web.jpg ...

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/luke_web.jpg


Well, it's just another tool. And quite capable actually. I took this shot of my son a short time ago with my 3G.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 4,025
Posted By remegius
Yep, that was taken with an iPhone alright. The...

Yep, that was taken with an iPhone alright. The guy did some post processing, but the fact remains. Images speak for themselves, n'est pas?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: RFF Polls 09-17-2010
Replies: 261
Views: 31,272
Posted By remegius
Bought a Canon S400 in 2003 for our honeymoon...

Bought a Canon S400 in 2003 for our honeymoon trip to Paris. Worked great. A couple of years ago I dumped a canoe that my wife and I were using on the Russian River and the camera went to the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-15-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
Very nice! I'm looking forward to using the new...

Very nice! I'm looking forward to using the new lens when it arrives. BTW, what kind of film did you use with this portrait?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-14-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
100mm 2.8

I just scored a 100/2.8. I know that the 85/2 is a more desirable lens, but just wondering how the 100/2.8 matches up. I'd love to hear some impressions of the 100/2.8.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,440
Posted By remegius
My experience with this film is that it is a true...

My experience with this film is that it is a true 400 ISO film, but you can shoot it anywhere from 100 to 1600 ISO. On the same roll! True, at 100 you will have dense negatives, and at 1600 shadow...
Forum: Film vs Digital 09-11-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 5,068
Posted By remegius
Finally. HCB might have been known as Mr. Leica,...

Finally. HCB might have been known as Mr. Leica, but I'm sure that he would have taken marvelous pictures with a Brownie Hawkeye. It's the mind and the eye of the man behind the camera, not the...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2010
Replies: 303
Views: 128,311
Posted By remegius
Not true. Without a battery the shutter on the...

Not true. Without a battery the shutter on the Electro 35 defaults to 1/500. Just load it with ISO 400 film and use sunny 16. Works great.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-10-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,723
Posted By remegius
Needless to say, I'll be using this scanner with...

Needless to say, I'll be using this scanner with Vuescan a lot more![/quote]


Why? It is almost impossible on the web to accurately comment on the differences in resolution. As far as color is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By remegius
OK...I'm a little unclear on the concept here,...

OK...I'm a little unclear on the concept here, not having ever used this method. I clipped a piece of leader from some current film direct from the refrigerator and put it in the fixer. It never...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By remegius
I just tested the fixer with Edwal Hypo Chek and...

I just tested the fixer with Edwal Hypo Chek and no precipitate formed. Seems to be OK. What next? Light leak in the change bag?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-09-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By remegius
Edge Fogging with Rodinal Stand

My apologies if this problem has been addressed before. I just finished developing a roll of 120 Acros in Rodinal using the stand method which I have done on many occasions previously. The...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2010
Replies: 240
Views: 26,938
Posted By remegius
Wow! An incredibly esoteric reference. ...

Wow! An incredibly esoteric reference. Fortunately, your pic is nothing like the subject matter of the film, which stunned be when I was in college, and saw it for the first time.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-06-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,161
Posted By remegius
That was an interesting article, although much...

That was an interesting article, although much the same thing has been suggested often. The comments were also interesting.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-01-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 23,054
Posted By remegius
Neckstrap

Any neck strap recommendations for my recently acquired (and recently CLA'd by Paul Ebel) Autocord?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: RFF Polls 08-30-2010
Replies: 86
Views: 10,336
Posted By remegius
Interesting thread. And interesting that you...

Interesting thread. And interesting that you shoot from the hip with your small digicam. I started doing that with a SD780 before I gave it to my wife, and find myself doing it a lot with the S90. ...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-26-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,480
Posted By remegius
What flavor of film?

What flavor of film?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2010
Replies: 405
Views: 46,143
Posted By remegius
http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/poster.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/poster.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By remegius
Thanks for the heads up on that, John. If anyone...

Thanks for the heads up on that, John. If anyone would know about the accuracy of the OM meter it would be you;) I'm going to take one of my OM-2s on a test drive today and see how well I do using...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-27-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 5,898
Posted By remegius
LOL Succinctly put. Cheers... Rem

LOL Succinctly put.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-27-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By remegius
LOL. I know about "shoot and pray"...that's what...

LOL. I know about "shoot and pray"...that's what I was doing with my IIIC the other day when I was waltzing around with no meter. And I had forgotten that manual mode is the only thing available on...
Forum: Other RF 04-26-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,822
Posted By remegius
Minolta Hi-Matic 7S...

Minolta Hi-Matic 7S II

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/7SII.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-26-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By remegius
OM-2 in manual mode

Since falling in love with the OM cameras and getting a couple of OM-2s I have pretty much resorted to using AE via the auto mode. More laziness than anything else, I guess. But it occurred to me...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-25-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 3,472
Posted By remegius
Um...pleasant dreams, Juan. Cheers... Rem

Um...pleasant dreams, Juan.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-25-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 3,472
Posted By remegius
Leigh... You are absolutely correct. I'm outta...

Leigh...

You are absolutely correct. I'm outta here;)

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-25-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 3,472
Posted By remegius
Look...I don't know what this "fashion"...

Look...I don't know what this "fashion" photography stuff is all about. Of course they don't use AE. I wouldn't either. And I would not and do not use it when I do a portrait. I have a nice...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-25-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 3,472
Posted By remegius
Thank you;) Cheers... Rem

Thank you;)

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-25-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 3,472
Posted By remegius
I guess we'll just have to chalk that one up to...

I guess we'll just have to chalk that one up to hyperbole...or bad practice. I've been shooting AE off and on for 40 years, and never had a roll of film with 10% of the shots wasted, let alone...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 8,664
Posted By remegius
http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/reflections.jp...

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/reflections.jpg
Forum: Yashica RF 04-19-2010
Replies: 845
Views: 210,434
Posted By remegius
You know...that 45mm Yashinon 1.7 is one killer...

You know...that 45mm Yashinon 1.7 is one killer lens.


http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/font_detail.jpg

Yashica Electro GS
BW400CN
Forum: Yashica RF 04-17-2010
Replies: 845
Views: 210,434
Posted By remegius
I have mine loaded with PX which I will be...

I have mine loaded with PX which I will be shooting tomorrow in SF. I haven't used the GS in a while, but the more I think about it, the more I'm convinced that these Yashica Electro's are some of...
Forum: Yashica RF 04-16-2010
Replies: 845
Views: 210,434
Posted By remegius
What is your eBay sellers name...I might like to...

What is your eBay sellers name...I might like to have a look. I have a GS and a MG-1, but I have been thinking about a GT for awhile.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-15-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By remegius
Tut, tut, dear boy. Although I must say, it...

Tut, tut, dear boy. Although I must say, it seems that every day I read something that tempts me to agree with you. You know...being intrigued, without ever quite being enlightened. But then...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,879
Posted By remegius
This is no doubt true, and certainly when dealing...

This is no doubt true, and certainly when dealing with 13-20 minute development ranges there is plenty or room to adjust agitation in order to achieve a desired level of contrast. But I don't want,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,879
Posted By remegius
Charjohncarter... Do you scan, or print wet? I...

Charjohncarter...

Do you scan, or print wet? I only scan, and I have seen the benefits of 1:100 stand development in that context. I have heard a lot of negative comments about this form of...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-13-2010
Replies: 197
Views: 71,614
Posted By remegius
I don't blame you for being excited, it's a great...

I don't blame you for being excited, it's a great camera...you're going to love it. I've had mine for about a year now (got it from an RFF member) and have a 50mm 1.5 Nokton permanently ensconced on...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-12-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 9,725
Posted By remegius
I need to read these threads more carefully. ...

I need to read these threads more carefully. You mentioned how you agitate in post 30.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-12-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 9,725
Posted By remegius
So, clearly you are not doing stand development,...

So, clearly you are not doing stand development, even though you are using the 1:100 dilution. I would love to know what your agitation strategy is for these 20/25 minutes times.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-12-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,108
Posted By remegius
I own an Iskra, and mine is a great camera. But...

I own an Iskra, and mine is a great camera. But I must qualify that. These cameras in the condition that I found mine are difficult to come by. They were routinely issued to the Russian press...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,680
Posted By remegius
That is an understatement. The results are...

That is an understatement. The results are horrible! A complete waste of time. What I do with the V500 is scan two strips at a time in the negative holder. This gives me two five frame strips and...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-07-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 3,143
Posted By remegius
Wrong! (And with apologies to T.S. Eliott): This...

Wrong! (And with apologies to T.S. Eliott):

This is the way the world ends,
This is the way the world ends,
This is the way the world ends,
Not with a bang, or a whimper,
But with a two hundred foot...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-07-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,461
Posted By remegius
They were kind of push-me-pull-you looking,...

They were kind of push-me-pull-you looking, weren't they. One of their earlier models was called the "Dictator". They had to abandon that name when the war came along.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-07-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 873
Posted By remegius
Autocord Repairs

Anyone know what's up with Karl Bryan. I have sent two messages and so far no answer. The address I have been using is [email protected], and I think that is correct. Notwithstanding him, is...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-02-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,366
Posted By remegius
Yes, it does. The camera is kinda big and...

Yes, it does. The camera is kinda big and clunky, but you can't beat the glass, and having a folder with a rangefinder and a working film counter is icing on the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-31-2010
Replies: 302
Views: 46,130
Posted By remegius
Lovely! Rem

Lovely!

Rem
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-31-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,698
Posted By remegius
A cogent point. The comparisons were made at a...

A cogent point. The comparisons were made at a single point in time. Soon the "march of time" will render all of these considerations moot.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-31-2010
Replies: 127
Views: 8,050
Posted By remegius
Nick, you are a piece of work. One of the great...

Nick, you are a piece of work. One of the great joys of this forum is to see you throw out the line and then watch all of the fish bite. Do NOT stop doing that.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-31-2010
Replies: 84
Views: 33,629
Posted By remegius
Petri... I love both the images and the music in...

Petri...

I love both the images and the music in your youtube video.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-30-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 7,086
Posted By remegius
Todd... I love toning, and have been doing it...

Todd...

I love toning, and have been doing it more and more in PS. I was just wondering if you do it on the fly, or whether you have some canned toning settings that you regularly...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By remegius
My local Costco will scan any BW film (well, they...

My local Costco will scan any BW film (well, they don't do 120) I bring them. And, they do a very good job. The only requirement, and this is non-negotiable, is that the film is...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-28-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 23,054
Posted By remegius
Any Autocords for sale out there?

I'm looking for an Autocord, so if anyone knows of a good example that's for sale please give me a heads up. I went to the Santa Rosa camera show today, and there were a couple of Autocords for...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-28-2010
Replies: 1,217
Views: 437,399
Posted By remegius
My wife tells me that she read an article in the...

My wife tells me that she read an article in the local paper the other day stating that around the time the fountain was made there were only three thousand people in Petaluma, but there were fifty...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,973
Posted By remegius
OK...I'm rather pleased with the results of my...

OK...I'm rather pleased with the results of my stand developing of Acros in Rodinal. These aren't the greatest scans in the world, and it's pretty difficult to get the full effect from reduced jpgs...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,973
Posted By remegius
Acros Rodinal Stand

I'm just in the process of developing a test roll of Acros in Rodinal using P. Lynn Miller's formula for stand development. I'll post the results when finished.

Here is the link to the RFF thread...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-24-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,120
Posted By remegius
Rip

This is really sad news for me. Jim was a good friend, and back in the day he and I spent a lot of evenings together at Mulhern's in SF. That's gone too. I did my best to support him when he was...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-24-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By remegius
Good advice, and that definitely appears to be...

Good advice, and that definitely appears to be your problem. I bought my Iskra from an RF member who had applied the above fix to his camera before I got it, and completely solved the problem. Do...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 3,688
Posted By remegius
One guru has stated that the SC lenses have a...

One guru has stated that the SC lenses have a yellow cast to them, while the MC lenses have a decidedly green cast. Mind you, that is hearsay, but it might be fun to try out the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-15-2010
Replies: 459
Views: 60,126
Posted By remegius
Grain, and lots of it. But sharp. Oatmeal...

Grain, and lots of it. But sharp. Oatmeal developer is not what Rodinal is about.

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/resting_web.jpg

Tri-X in Rodinal, 1:100 stand.
Forum: Photo Software 03-01-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,570
Posted By remegius
I'm not sure what you mean by the "Mac" vibrancy...

I'm not sure what you mean by the "Mac" vibrancy control, but I can tell you that in Adobe Camera Raw the vibrancy slider is a nonlinear saturation boost. Its algorithms are set so that it increases...
Forum: Yashica RF 03-01-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By remegius
The GS is really a great camera. There are a lot...

The GS is really a great camera. There are a lot of threads on this forum pertaining to the Yashica rangefinders, and if you ever need to have any of them repaired Mark Hama is the way to go. He...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-28-2010
Replies: 154
Views: 31,901
Posted By remegius
Next Sunday I'm leaving for Mexico. I'll bring...

Next Sunday I'm leaving for Mexico. I'll bring my S90 as a go to snapshot rig, and my OM2 equipped with 28mm, 50mm 1.4, and a lot of BW400CN.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-25-2010
Replies: 302
Views: 46,130
Posted By remegius
Lovely! What did you use to develop that old...

Lovely! What did you use to develop that old Tri-X?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-23-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
Thanks very much for clearing that up. Back to...

Thanks very much for clearing that up. Back to the issue of the screen. The one that is in my OM2n is a 1-3, which I imagine was the standard issue screen. Is there another more desirable screen...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-23-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
I don't quite follow this. In manual mode you...

I don't quite follow this. In manual mode you still have meter matching, which which means the meter is on, right?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-23-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
Christopher (or anyone)... Can you provide a...

Christopher (or anyone)...

Can you provide a little education here. I just recently started using an OM2 (and loving it!), and I'm pretty sure that it has in it the stock screen. I'm OK with that,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2010
Replies: 199
Views: 26,960
Posted By remegius
Agfa Isolette; PX125; Rodinal (I...

Agfa Isolette; PX125; Rodinal (I think)

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/stairs001.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 02-22-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,461
Posted By remegius
My father bought an Avanti new in '63. I drove...

My father bought an Avanti new in '63. I drove it for many years. Had a Paxton blower under the hood and went pretty well. Raymond Loewy designed the Avanti, and I wish that I still had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 3,527
Posted By remegius
I have CS4 and use it, but make no mistake, GIMP...

I have CS4 and use it, but make no mistake, GIMP is an extremely powerful program. Of course, if one is going to take full advantage of a program like GIMP there is a learning curve, and that curve...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-21-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 4,247
Posted By remegius
It's when working with limitations that the...

It's when working with limitations that the skilled craftsman reveals himself. Forget about two cameras. Carry one and make it work.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,531
Posted By remegius
I found that the bluish cast I was getting from...

I found that the bluish cast I was getting from my Costco scans was solely the result of how Costco was processing the film. It doesn't always happen. Today, for example, I got back a roll of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,531
Posted By remegius
Refreshing is the operative word. BW400CN is...

Refreshing is the operative word. BW400CN is truly a wonderful film.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-20-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
This might help:...

This might help: http://www.fineartgicleeprinters.orgmetamerismEpsoninkjetprintersgreenish_metamerismproblems.htm...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-20-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
Wow! The OM2 that arrived yesterday appears to...

Wow! The OM2 that arrived yesterday appears to be a winner, and I just love handling it. I was a little worried about the meter, and haven't really compared it against a hand held, but it appears...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-20-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
Accepted wisdom? I believe that you would find...

Accepted wisdom? I believe that you would find that to be untrue if you had a chance to see the results of prints made with baryta papers like Ilford Gold Fibre Silk. I'm not sure if the 8750 uses...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-20-2010
Replies: 2,998
Views: 1,793,242
Posted By remegius
Testing an OM2

An OM2 came in the mail yesterday and I have it loaded with BW400CN to give it a test drive. Meter seems to check out OK. So, I'm off. Fortunately there's a Costco less than a mile away, so I'll...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-19-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
Just curious...how did you check the integrity of...

Just curious...how did you check the integrity of the meter?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-19-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
You're right, of course. I hate being anal...

You're right, of course. I hate being anal retentive.

Cheers...

Rem

P.S. I'm really looking forward to trying out the OM2 tomorrow.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-19-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
OK...that was a snap. I removed the screen and...

OK...that was a snap. I removed the screen and blew some lab air onto the prism, which removed almost all of the dust. A little still remains, and I wondering if it is possible to carefully swab...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-19-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
Calling Zuikoholics!

I have been using my wife's old OM10, and liked shooting with it so much that I bought a black OM2 which just arrived today. Bought it for $130 from a pretty well thought of eBay seller, and indeed,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-19-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
Stewart... Can you please post some details on...

Stewart...

Can you please post some details on this image.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-19-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
You are fortunate. Notwithstanding some kind of...

You are fortunate. Notwithstanding some kind of architectural rearrangement of this little house there simply is no room for a wet darkroom. But my father-in-law is a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-19-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
Thank you for your thoughtful reply, and for the...

Thank you for your thoughtful reply, and for the link to a very interesting comparison. Clearly, you understand the situation and your analysis is correct, the scanner is the problem. I have to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-18-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
I don't know how this thread got off track. ...

I don't know how this thread got off track. Perhaps I wasn't clear enough in my original post. I don't mind grain. I love grain. What I was alluding to, and what much more experienced...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By remegius
Good deal! I shall definitely give that a try, ...

Good deal! I shall definitely give that a try, especially now that I have given up on scanning traditional BW film;)

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-18-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
No. I am being harsh on the prints that have so...

No. I am being harsh on the prints that have so far been produced. BTW, at the risk of being drawn and quartered, I have seen some remarkable prints as of late that were produced from digital...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-18-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
You have your standards, I have mine. For years...

You have your standards, I have mine. For years I printed via the wet darkroom, and that is my standard. I personally cannot produce anything that compares to that using the hybrid...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-18-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
I should have made clear that I am not talking...

I should have made clear that I am not talking about scanned images that are reduced to 800x600, or 1024x768, or whatever, and placed on the web. I am talking about prints, which are the only output...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-18-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 10,342
Posted By remegius
Giving up on developing and scanning

I have finally decided to give up on developing and scanning film. I have tried my best to educate myself on different methods of getting acceptable results, but to no avail. I have also tried to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-18-2010
Replies: 181
Views: 17,844
Posted By remegius
OK...I'll try to make amends: Bessa R, Nokton...

OK...I'll try to make amends:

Bessa R, Nokton 50mm 1.5, BW400CN

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/peppe_platinum.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-18-2010
Replies: 181
Views: 17,844
Posted By remegius
http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/linda_peppe4.j...

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/linda_peppe4.jpg


Only if you promise I won't get run out of town on a rail:

Nikon D40, Nikkor 35mm 1.8, ISO 400, 1.8 @ 1/30
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-18-2010
Replies: 181
Views: 17,844
Posted By remegius
OMG...my wife and I laughed at that. Peppe is...

OMG...my wife and I laughed at that. Peppe is the original lunch mouth. He lives to eat, and is constantly trying to convince us that we didn't just feed him...five minutes after having done just...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-17-2010
Replies: 181
Views: 17,844
Posted By remegius
Mounting evidence of cat abuse

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/linda_peppe4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-16-2010
Replies: 302
Views: 46,130
Posted By remegius
Stewart... Do you always print including a...

Stewart...

Do you always print including a description and copyright on the border? I've been looking for some alternatives to print signing, and I really like the way your prints appear with their...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By remegius
So Costco processing is probably not a good bet...

So Costco processing is probably not a good bet at 800?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By remegius
Interesting. I assume that you just shot at the...

Interesting. I assume that you just shot at the higher speed and the lab/store processed as normal. I'm going to give it a try. Thanks for the links to your examples.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By remegius
Highest ISO for BW400CN

Just curious as to what has been found to be the highest possible speed to use with this film. Usually, folks rate it lower than 400, but I'm curious as to whether or not it's possible to goose the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-14-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,304
Posted By remegius
Speaking of which...I pulled out my wife's old...

Speaking of which...I pulled out my wife's old OM10 (I mostly use my Bessa R and old IIIC) and discovered that (uh-oh)...I LIKE IT! Now I understand that the OM10 is not in the same league as the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 50,182
Posted By remegius
http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/linda-peppe-we...

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/linda-peppe-web.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-27-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,690
Posted By remegius
And, as it turns out I did find a 50mm...

And, as it turns out I did find a 50mm Voigtlander VF on fleabay for a good price. But all of this has recently become a rather moot point because I bought a Bessa R from a RFF member, and am...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-23-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By remegius
The 18-55mm kit lens that comes with the D40 (and...

The 18-55mm kit lens that comes with the D40 (and other Nikons) is no slouch. My experience (and DPR's I might add) is that it is head and heels above the kit lenses that accompany the lower end...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-23-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By remegius
Those shots look great! I've been using a D40...

Those shots look great! I've been using a D40 for a couple of years now and find it to be an extraordinary little camera. I mostly use it with a Sigma 30mm 1.4, but I have a 50mm Nikkor 1.8 that is...
Forum: Yashica RF 09-18-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 3,470
Posted By remegius
Right. I'll start running some film through the...

Right. I'll start running some film through the camera tomorrow. I better do that before my Bessa R arrives. I have the feeling that I'm going to be spending a lot of time with the "R". I've...
Forum: Yashica RF 09-18-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 3,470
Posted By remegius
Mail Today

Just received my MG-1 back from Mark Hama today. Turn around time was 10 days, and the camera is working as good as new.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Yashica RF 09-14-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 3,470
Posted By remegius
As he has always done mine. Don't worry about...

As he has always done mine. Don't worry about it. He has done three cameras for me and I have yet to have anything to complain about. A MG -1 is on the way back to me now. I sent it to him ten...
Forum: Yashica RF 09-12-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By remegius
My personal opinion is that the camera is worth...

My personal opinion is that the camera is worth fixing. I love mine. Send it to Mark Hama (http://markhama.home.comcast.net/~markhama/ (http://markhama.home.comcast.net/%7Emarkhama/)). It's...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-11-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,690
Posted By remegius
That would be my first choice and, unless I find...

That would be my first choice and, unless I find a good deal on a used viewfinder, will no doubt be the way I go.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-11-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,690
Posted By remegius
50mm viewfinder anyone?

So I guess I need a 50mm viewfinder. I received my new Nokton 1.5 today, and of course that big old honking lens (at least compared to an Elmar 5cm 3.5) takes up about 60% of my old IIIC's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,814
Posted By remegius
Read the whole thread...there is a nice picture...

Read the whole thread...there is a nice picture of a strap attached to an M7 tripod socket. The straps can be found here:
http://www.electricedge.com/gordy_s_straps/

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,814
Posted By remegius
Thank you! Cheers... Rem

Thank you!

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,814
Posted By remegius
Thank you. Just what I'm looking for. I notice...

Thank you. Just what I'm looking for. I notice that the end mount threads on my IIIC are not standard...significantly larger than a normal tripod thread on other cameras. Can someone give me a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,814
Posted By remegius
Pictures? Cheers... Rem

Pictures?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,814
Posted By remegius
BTW, any recommendations for good wrist...

BTW, any recommendations for good wrist straps?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-08-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,726
Posted By remegius
OK...I'm not familiar with Photo Village. I take...

OK...I'm not familiar with Photo Village. I take it Rich and Will are the owners? I'm teetering on the edge. What to do...what to do...

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-08-2009
Replies: 102
Views: 10,291
Posted By remegius
And why is that? Cheers... Rem

And why is that?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-08-2009
Replies: 102
Views: 10,291
Posted By remegius
Which is a terrific little camera. Cheers... Rem

Which is a terrific little camera.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2009
Replies: 66
Views: 4,323
Posted By remegius
I hope you're not serious about that. It's a bit...

I hope you're not serious about that. It's a bit troubling when we throw around words like "objective" and "subjective" without really understanding what they mean. The reason there are...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-07-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By remegius
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61643&page=2

Scroll down this page until you get to P. Lynn Miller's posts. His method is what I use now, and I find the results satisfying. ...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2009
Replies: 66
Views: 4,323
Posted By remegius
Ah...the crux. And, of course, the answer to...

Ah...the crux. And, of course, the answer to that question is...certainly not! We take, for better or worse, the measure of all things. However I for one always hope that who ever is doing the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2009
Replies: 66
Views: 4,323
Posted By remegius
And we certainly don't want to do that, do...

And we certainly don't want to do that, do we.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2009
Replies: 66
Views: 4,323
Posted By remegius
I'm not so sure about that, Bill. Certainly the...

I'm not so sure about that, Bill. Certainly the attributes of a thing get filtered through our perceptions, but not the thing itself. The thing itself either exists or it doesn't, regardless of how...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-07-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,726
Posted By remegius
Why is it that there are so few outlets for...

Why is it that there are so few outlets for buying Ricoh cameras?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2009
Replies: 66
Views: 4,323
Posted By remegius
Philosophically dangerous ground, at least in the...

Philosophically dangerous ground, at least in the classical sense. The classical definition of reality is..."that which exists, whether or not I think about it."

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-06-2009
Replies: 66
Views: 4,323
Posted By remegius
Bill... Well thought out, and well...

Bill...

Well thought out, and well stated.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-06-2009
Replies: 66
Views: 4,323
Posted By remegius
Every time I come across statements that have to...

Every time I come across statements that have to do with "falsify" with respect to photographs I'm reminded of the old story that is supposedly attributed to Picasso. Apparently he was at a cubist...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 6,779
Posted By remegius
Le masquage...Quoi?!

Le masquage...Quoi?!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-05-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,427
Posted By remegius
I walk around with a D40 and a Sigma 30mm 1.4. ...

I walk around with a D40 and a Sigma 30mm 1.4. Pretty diminutive compared to some digi kits. With my 50mm Nikkor 1.8 the ensemble is REALLY small. But that lens I have to focus manually. No...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 6,779
Posted By remegius
Ah...Paris. It still gives me palpitations of...

Ah...Paris. It still gives me palpitations of the heart.

http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/parisdreams.jpg
Paris Dreams


http://home.comcast.net/%7Eremegius/eiffel_web.jpg
M....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
Can you elaborate on this. I was going to ask...

Can you elaborate on this. I was going to ask earlier what are the advantages of making multiple scanning passes. I've tried it and don't notice any difference when I compare the scans side by...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
That's really a very good point. I'm one of the...

That's really a very good point. I'm one of the ones who is guilty of putting nose to glass, and that's really a bad thing to do. Most large prints will be viewed at a comfortable distance that...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
The review was provided with an English...

The review was provided with an English translation. Very interesting. And VERY revealing. Thank you, Matus!

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-02-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
Can't do that with the V500. Cheers... Rem

Can't do that with the V500.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-02-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
Ditto! Cheers... Rem

Ditto!

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Yashica RF 09-02-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By remegius
I did that test, and the shutter seems to be...

I did that test, and the shutter seems to be functioning normally. Still, I can't help feeling that something isn't right with this camera without the pod making its presence known by its...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-01-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,115
Posted By remegius
Yes, the 9000 is expensive, and will probably now...

Yes, the 9000 is expensive, and will probably now be going up in price now that it's discontinued. $2K is a lot of money. One could probably get a lot of drum scans for that. I'd consider a good...
Forum: Travel 08-31-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 6,779
Posted By remegius
I don't get some folks claim that C41 BW's have...

I don't get some folks claim that C41 BW's have no "soul". To me these shots have a wonderful tonality to them. I've recently been shooting a lot of BW400CN and find it to be an extremely versatile...
Forum: Travel 08-30-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 6,779
Posted By remegius
Lovely. Every time I think of Paris I get...

Lovely. Every time I think of Paris I get palpitations of the heart. Do you remember what films you used for any of these shots?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-30-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
OK...here is a review of the 7500 which I just...

OK...here is a review of the 7500 which I just discovered...

http://www.futurelooks.com/plustek-opticfilm-7500i-ai-35mm-film-scanner-review/

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-30-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
Thanks for the link. I've actually read at least...

Thanks for the link. I've actually read at least one other review on the 7200 in Black and White Photography, the Brit magazine. The 7500 is, apparently, a much improved offering, and I would be...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-29-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By remegius
Thanks for the heads up. I hate to admit this...

Thanks for the heads up. I hate to admit this but the reason that the camera was electrically dead is that I was testing it with the Yashica-Guy battery adapter installed, and I failed to see that...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-29-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
Thanks for the heads up. I shall try and check...

Thanks for the heads up. I shall try and check that out. And do post your findings once you have a chance to familiarize yourself with the scanner. Who knows, I just might end up doing the same...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-29-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
You are referring to the 7300. The 7500I Ai...

You are referring to the 7300. The 7500I Ai sells for $487, and that is the one that I am very interested in learning about.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-29-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
Me too. Here's the thing. The Plustek comes...

Me too. Here's the thing. The Plustek comes with some pretty prodigious specs, and the thought is not lost on me that if this scanner performs as well, or nearly as well, as a 9000 that that would...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-29-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
I say again...what about the Opticfilm 7500I Ai? ...

I say again...what about the Opticfilm 7500I Ai? I've read some rather positive reviews on the net, but no one at RFF seems to know much about them.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-29-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
Plustek?

What about the Plustek scanners? I see that the latest iteration is the 7600. Is that a viable choice?

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-29-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By remegius
Redux: 35mm only scanners

I know that this has been tossed around before, and recently, on a number of occasions, but I want to be specific here. I use a V500, and as I have stated elsewhere it is a very capable little...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-28-2009
Replies: 845
Views: 210,434
Posted By remegius
I took this today with my GS and, again, BW400CN....

I took this today with my GS and, again, BW400CN. This is from a Costco scan. I've been playing tug-o-war in my mind lately with the dreaded digital vs film thing, and the truth I find is that I...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-28-2009
Replies: 845
Views: 210,434
Posted By remegius
I'm sorry, I should have made that clear. The...

I'm sorry, I should have made that clear. The picture of my little niece Claire is a straight grayscale image. The other two I platinum toned in PS.

Good luck with the GS/BW400CN combo. I think...
Forum: RFF News 08-28-2009
Replies: 82
Views: 11,291
Posted By remegius
Another SF area member, north of the City in...

Another SF area member, north of the City in Rohnert Park. I would love to get together with others in the area. I'm going to have to scout them out.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Yashica RF 08-27-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By remegius
Interesting. Well, it isn' there, but the camera...

Interesting. Well, it isn' there, but the camera seems to be functioning correctly in all other respects. What is the down side of having the camera operate without the missing POD...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-26-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,682
Posted By remegius
They are both terrific cameras, but you will no...

They are both terrific cameras, but you will no doubt find that the Iskra is the more economical of the two. I bought my Iskra from an RFF member, and have not been disappointed. A couple of...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-26-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By remegius
MG-1 POD "plonk"?

Can any MG-1 users out there tell me if this camera is supposed to have the characteristic POD "plonk" that is present in other Electro models. I picked one up today and the "plonk" is decidedly not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 28,296
Posted By remegius
OMG...I was laughing so hard my wife wanted to...

OMG...I was laughing so hard my wife wanted to know if I was OK. Forget the film reviews. Give us some more stand up.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
Well, the scan-on-glass scan actually looks...

Well, the scan-on-glass scan actually looks pretty darn good. And it is no doubt as good or better than what I would get using the Epson holder. Even with the ANR glass I have a hard time getting...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,802
Posted By remegius
And you thought that Kodak didn't make slow speed...

And you thought that Kodak didn't make slow speed black and white C41 film.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,802
Posted By remegius
I don't care who disagrees, that BW40CN is great...

I don't care who disagrees, that BW40CN is great stuff. Good job.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
Boy, I don't know the answer to that question,...

Boy, I don't know the answer to that question, but I'll bet someone around here does. I haven't yet tried to mess with adjusting the height above glass with my Betterscanning 120 holder, but I'll...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
The thing is, those Epson negative holders are...

The thing is, those Epson negative holders are really horrible, so it's worth experimenting. I'm frankly surprised at how well the one scan I did turned out with the negative lying directly on the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
It worked. At least the scan that I did below...

It worked. At least the scan that I did below looks better to my eye than the scans I have been doing using the Epson frame. I'll have to actually do some comparisons and see what turns...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
Actually, no, I haven't. But I will. Anything...

Actually, no, I haven't. But I will. Anything is worth a try.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
You will not be disappointed with this frame. I...

You will not be disappointed with this frame. I got mine about a week ago, and I'm very pleased with it. Wish he'd do the same for 35mm.

Sure, it works OK for the web, where you hardly go above...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
Not possible under present conditions, but thanks...

Not possible under present conditions, but thanks for sharing.

Cheers...

Rem
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 9,356
Posted By remegius
Facing the truth about V500 scans

Well...my truth. I spent the better part of this afternoon trying to get the best possible scan from a 35mm BW400CN neg, and nothing I did was capable of matching the 3087x2048 scans I get from...
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