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Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 247
Views: 46,152
Posted By robert blu
Yes, the x1 still is an excellent camera. Only...

Yes, the x1 still is an excellent camera. Only problem I have with mine is dust on sensor. Ant to have it cleaned we need to send the camera to Germany and because the camera has to be disassembled...
Forum: Chris Crawford 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 3,268
Posted By robert blu
This is a beautiful photo! Love the tones and the...

This is a beautiful photo! Love the tones and the rendering. Of course a nice subject helps :-)

robert
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 247
Views: 46,152
Posted By robert blu
@ Nikulin: great photo, spectacular! Nice to see...

@ Nikulin: great photo, spectacular! Nice to see x1 still rocks !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,332
Views: 338,313
Posted By robert blu
Brilliant! Lovely!

Brilliant!



Lovely!
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 1 Day Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,689
Posted By robert blu
I'm among the ones who like to have total control...

I'm among the ones who like to have total control on their work. Yes it is a cost but all the passions cost, time and money!

Godfrey is right, if you print on a regular basis the printer works much...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 2 Days Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 84,934
Posted By robert blu
Nice to see this thread alive! I add one from the...

Nice to see this thread alive! I add one from the 2019 road trip (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=169208)...
Forum: Travel 2 Days Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 1,412
Posted By robert blu
There must be a special light ! I guess not easy...

There must be a special light ! I guess not easy for photographers to deal with it. The results here are stunning, I like both B&W and colors, well done everybody !
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 3 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By robert blu
That is the problem with my Leica x1 !

That is the problem with my Leica x1 !
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 5 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Anyway speaking about weather ... Day...

Anyway speaking about weather ...

Day 11

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1570811057.SEQ.0.jpg

Skjejehamm is a small island north of Bergen connected to the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 5 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Sure, as it is said there is not bad weather,...

Sure, as it is said there is not bad weather, only bad equipment ! More or less!

And bad weather, rain, wind, clouds can be a good opportunity for special photos LOL
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 5 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Day 12, Bergen

Day 12: Bergen, Norway

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1570789598.SEQ.0.jpg

Taken with the Impossible i-1 camera on Polaroid 600 film
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
Replies: 527
Views: 46,685
Posted By robert blu
Very nice photos and very good story about!...

Very nice photos and very good story about! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 6 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Day 9, leaving Oslo: before to leave on a rainy...

Day 9, leaving Oslo: before to leave on a rainy morning we went for a cup of coffee. Grey wet weather, early morning not so much to photograph. I decided anyway to try something with...what was...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 6 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By robert blu
Birches by Chapel Pond, beautiful colors in this...

Birches by Chapel Pond, beautiful colors in this photo by Rangefinder 35

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/37420/med_U37420I1570160310.SEQ.0.jpgLooking again at last week pictures ...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By robert blu
Lovely :-)

Lovely :-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,388
Posted By robert blu
https://live.staticflickr.com/2929/14121263975_929...

https://live.staticflickr.com/2929/14121263975_9299acf1b9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nvRaNx)sx70new-b&w001.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nvRaNx) by robert (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), su...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 1 Week Ago
Replies: 477
Views: 157,299
Posted By robert blu
Excellent, thanks for the link! So many good...

Excellent, thanks for the link! So many good photographers on RFF !
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By robert blu
Thanks you all for your answers which make sense...

Thanks you all for your answers which make sense and are what I'm doing since years.

Only I didn't consider point 3 from Godfrey suggestions (post 10) which I'll do next, thanks for suggestion G...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By robert blu
You are correct, I'll do the search you suggested...

You are correct, I'll do the search you suggested for sure. English is not my native language and I probably expressed myself in a wrong way! More infos I collect easier is to make my own idea. I...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By robert blu
I know it's complicated, this is why I 'm...

I know it's complicated, this is why I 'm interested in comments from RFF users whom I trust more than unknown people from the web. Thanks for your suggestions.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By robert blu
Mac and virus

A few weeks ago I spoke at the Genius Bar with an Apple technician about the maintenance of my Mac Pro (the bin).

Among other topics we discussed she made me sure Macs are not vulnerable by virus...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Day 9, the Volvo 240

Day 9, Fagerness

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1570729070.SEQ.0.jpg

We stayed in Fagerness, a village middle way between Oslo and Bergen. I took the photo of...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
The photos from Oslo are from the harbor area,...

The photos from Oslo are from the harbor area, thanks for your words, appreciated. Norway is a beautiful country :)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By robert blu
Some of my picks for the week. They are alive!...

Some of my picks for the week.

They are alive! How could we not be impressed by such a photo of the "painting team" by Shab? Excellent technical execution for a special subject. Love...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 3,618
Posted By robert blu
It depends on the definition of fun :) :) Nice...

It depends on the definition of fun :) :)

Nice photo, if you have more please post. And welcome to RFF !
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
2019 roadtrip: day 9, Gol

Day 9: Traveling toward Bergen on the E16 we overnighted in Fagerness Gol. Together with Raid, Dana and my wife we spent some time in a small forest not far from the hotel. I loved the tall...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
2019 roadtrip, direction Bergen

Day 9: we left Oslo direction Bergen, on the E16 road.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1570551551.SEQ.0.jpg

Photo taken with the Impossible i-1 camera and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,388
Posted By robert blu
in the...

in the kitchen

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1570530646.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By robert blu
I din't see it, sorry. By the way I'm always a...

I din't see it, sorry. By the way I'm always a little bit confused with the dates in this thread, I'm used the week starts on monday and finish on sunday :)

But one day earlier or later doesn't...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By robert blu
As a start a photo by Guy Pinhas which impressed...

As a start a photo by Guy Pinhas which impressed me for the graphic geometric aspect, well done Guy!

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/68558/med_U68558I1570063053.SEQ.0.jpg

and...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By robert blu
Gallery Picks for the week ending october 7, 2019

Gallery Picks is an opportunity for you to post a heads up to what you have seen during the past seven days at RFF that you like.

There's no membership requirement, no criteria (except past seven...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
2019 roadtrip

Oslo again...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1570465615.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
On sunday a walk in the moor I took a few photos...

On sunday a walk in the moor I took a few photos with the M7 and a Lomography Purple Film...

By the way only very few photos form the gardening exhibitions of last friday satisfied me, the place was...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 677
Views: 58,433
Posted By robert blu
[QUOTE=Vince Lupo;2916469]Still trying to get...

[QUOTE=Vince Lupo;2916469]Still trying to get this bird photography stuff worked out. Lots of misses, very few hits. Ah well - keep on trying!

With the 560...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,388
Posted By robert blu
@Mel:lovey photo!

@Mel:lovey photo!
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,223
Posted By robert blu
@ Ayesha and Faris: for sure a great journeys...

@ Ayesha and Faris: for sure a great journeys...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By robert blu
Egardner welcome to RFF! You are correct, Bessas...

Egardner welcome to RFF!

You are correct, Bessas are good cameras! I never had the R2 but I still use my R !
Not sure which is the main difference between R and R2 , I'll look for that.

I like...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By robert blu
A sad story...thanks for the photos... robert

A sad story...thanks for the photos...
robert
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,223
Posted By robert blu
Beautiful photo...more please !

Beautiful photo...more please !
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By robert blu
Nice you appreciate it! My father wasn't a rafter...

Nice you appreciate it! My father wasn't a rafter but he liked to fish along rivers. He invited me to join but as a teenager I found it very boring! And he had an excellent knowledge of rivers, small...
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
Spent the day at a gardening market-exhibition,...

Spent the day at a gardening market-exhibition, Como's lake. I took a few frames with the M10 to keep practicing...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By robert blu
I do not know about Spectra technical problems, I...

I do not know about Spectra technical problems, I find interesting what I'm reading here. Yes the solution would be to make a new Spectra with OneStep technology.

Maybe Polaroid prefers to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By robert blu
Too far from Italy to visit :D but after dinner ...

Too far from Italy to visit :D but after dinner I'll check the links you gave, from a preliminary look it seems interesting! I always like to see art works!
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,524
Posted By robert blu
I live in a 80.000 inhabitants town not far from...

I live in a 80.000 inhabitants town not far from Milan. There is still a lab run by a couple of young guys which develops and prints film. They sell some as well but not a large selection. They also...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By robert blu
The Important Places

A short movie with beautiful photography about nature, memories, family...

A pleasure to watch ...

https://vimeo.com/126544483
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By robert blu
I never owned a Spectra, anyway feel sad to see...

I never owned a Spectra, anyway feel sad to see the film to disappear. I can understand the logic motivations but ...still sad !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,405
Posted By robert blu
Great portrait! And for sure the cappuccino was...

Great portrait! And for sure the cappuccino was tasting good :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,524
Posted By robert blu
I use both. Film for specific projects or for the...

I use both. Film for specific projects or for the pleasure to use it. Digital for the convenience. As I said in another thread I even mix them!

Having said this I do not see many film users...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 626
Posted By robert blu
And interesting interview with Kurt Markus,...

And interesting interview with Kurt Markus, thanks for the link !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,388
Posted By robert blu
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1442577327.SEQ.0.jpg

Polaroid Land 340, Fuji P100 silk, handheld available light
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 626
Posted By robert blu
Thanks for the link, it's an interesting video...

Thanks for the link, it's an interesting video and the colours from the 8mm film are nice.
There are other interesting video related to photography in the video section of the MET.Worthwhile to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,388
Posted By robert blu
My...

My studio

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1564394541.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 790
Posted By robert blu
On purpose I used a Fuji box for the Kodak films...

On purpose I used a Fuji box for the Kodak films in order to have the yellow/green contrast LOL
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
Home, working on editing etc etc... I have too...

Home, working on editing etc etc...
I have too many photos around...I need to find a more organized solution...and still working for the november Polaroid exhibition...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 790
Posted By robert blu
Sometimes I like to se the M7 and beside the old...

Sometimes I like to se the M7 and beside the old Leica x1. Why? Small kit, iso 100 in the M7 and if I see something interesting in low light like an interior I can use the X1, it works well!

Or the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 96
Views: 5,993
Posted By robert blu
Nice to see you back! Wonderful photos!

Nice to see you back! Wonderful photos!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 875
Posted By robert blu
Generally I do not crop but if useful to have a...

Generally I do not crop but if useful to have a more powerful image I have no objection to it.
It's the final image which counts.
Forum: Chris Crawford 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 3,268
Posted By robert blu
Lovely camera John! Chris: your camera (post...

Lovely camera John!

Chris: your camera (post #54) is a beauty as well :-) I'm waiting too see Indiana through it !
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 784
Posted By robert blu
I still regret I didn't buy it years ago...for...

I still regret I didn't buy it years ago...for sure a nice and interesting camera...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
One more from...

One more from Oslo...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1569601227.SEQ.0.jpg

Polaroid sx-70 Impossible B&W film
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 3,618
Posted By robert blu
Polaroids from a road...

Polaroids from a road trip...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1565683477.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,811
Posted By robert blu
Interesting question, it seems nobody tried...

Interesting question, it seems nobody tried this...or anybody?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,811
Posted By robert blu
I'm a wide angle shooter mainly, but the photos...

I'm a wide angle shooter mainly, but the photos in this thread are very good.
For sure Mike has a good eye ! And the lens is interesting!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Day 8: Oslo, installation by the Finnish artist...

Day 8: Oslo, installation by the Finnish artist Kaarina Kaikkonen " we are all the same"

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1569516394.SEQ.0.jpg

On the rack where...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Day 10: a sad moment traveling from Fagerness to...

Day 10: a sad moment traveling from Fagerness to Bergen.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1569516230.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By robert blu
This was another great week! Here is my...

This was another great week! Here is my selection

Isorgb: ChillOutZone, simple, nice colour palette, a place to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By robert blu
I'm late here, I was traveling! Now time for my...

I'm late here, I was traveling! Now time for my selection...

Guy Pinhas, love the simplicity and the high graphic effect...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By robert blu
Strange things about pricing! Where I live prices...

Strange things about pricing! Where I live prices are for 35mm 36 exposure : delta 400 = 6.90 EUR; T max 400 = 6,81 EUR , not a big difference!

For my hybrid workflow they are both good, I love...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,715
Posted By robert blu
[QUOTE=raid;2913826]Fog? Not really! I had the AC...

[QUOTE=raid;2913826]Fog? Not really! I had the AC on in the car, and stepping out exposed the lens to a blast of humidity.




After a few...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By robert blu
I still use my X1 bought I think about 8-9 years...

I still use my X1 bought I think about 8-9 years ago. I just have a small piece of gaffer tape to keep the battery door closed and the battery in it’s place, it is not necessary but I believe it...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,398
Views: 814,284
Posted By robert blu
Super! Love the framing and the tones.

Super! Love the framing and the tones.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 727
Posted By robert blu
Feel an emotion , look around, think a little bit...

Feel an emotion , look around, think a little bit but not too much, than shoot: done!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By robert blu
Thanks Axel for the inclusion of my photo in this...

Thanks Axel for the inclusion of my photo in this week selection.
I ll make my selection next week, I am without computers by now
robert
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By robert blu
Thanks for the link, for sure interesting .

Thanks for the link, for sure interesting .
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,161
Posted By robert blu
I probably live in a different world, out of...

I probably live in a different world, out of time: I would never think about doing anything similar...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,583
Posted By robert blu
Great encounter! Thanks

Great encounter! Thanks
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 217
Views: 10,601
Posted By robert blu
Helen with so many good and interesting photos...

Helen with so many good and interesting photos both from you and Eric you should really thinking of making a book. I would pre order soon a couple of copies...
robert
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By robert blu
Yes, fully agree. And yes, this is a special...

Yes, fully agree. And yes, this is a special website because of the community!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By robert blu
It must be an interesting story...you must be...

It must be an interesting story...you must be proud of what she's doing
Forum: RFF Polls 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
I have been working the afternoon on various...

I have been working the afternoon on various versions of my zine, polaroids from a road trip.
Tomorrow BBQ by a good friend...relax...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
relax with sx70

It's so nice to relax a few minutes !

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1568455647.SEQ.0.jpg

photo taken by our friend Raid, thanks maestro!
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By robert blu
I took part in many of the postcards project at...

I took part in many of the postcards project at RFF and I fully agree that the patina adds something special, makes the postcard alive!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By robert blu
Interesting, thanks for the link robert

Interesting, thanks for the link
robert
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Shooting old expired Impossible/Polaroid film is...

Shooting old expired Impossible/Polaroid film is like to look for the angel of uncertainty...sometimes ...something happens...or...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By robert blu
Nice work Joe, I imagine how difficult was to use...

Nice work Joe, I imagine how difficult was to use a Rolleiflex for such an event!

I took a few photos of a similar competition in Italy in 2013 with a Leica x1 , I hope it does not disturb if I add...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,601
Posted By robert blu
Sorry for your loss Helen, my deepest condolences.

Sorry for your loss Helen, my deepest condolences.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2019
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 269,554
Posted By robert blu
RIP Fred Herzog

Fred Herzog died at 88, sad news:

https://www.instagram.com/p/B2QgtQrlgHQ/
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-11-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Oslo again, sunny town at least when we have been...

Oslo again, sunny town at least when we have been there LOL: the Opera House is a beautiful place to enjoy photography...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 706
Posted By robert blu
RIP Fred Herzog

Fred Herzog died at 88, another sad news.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B2QgtQrlgHQ/
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-11-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,268
Posted By robert blu
So cool! For sure you'll make a good use of this...

So cool! For sure you'll make a good use of this kit!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-10-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Thanks, I was already thinking about it !

Thanks, I was already thinking about it !
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,583
Posted By robert blu
A sad news. I recently bought "Come again" by...

A sad news. I recently bought "Come again" by Robert Frank which is a beautiful example of polaroid photos notes taken in Beirut, 1991 and simply stitched with tape on a note book. I read that when...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-09-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
@Bingley: when I'm in a hurry I place the photo...

@Bingley: when I'm in a hurry I place the photo as it is on the glass of the scanner, it works quite well but sometimes Newton Rings are visible and can be disturbing.

When I want higher quality...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-09-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Day 8 of our road trip, Oslo, excellent weather!...

Day 8 of our road trip, Oslo, excellent weather! The Opera House is a beautiful architecture work, many possibilities for a photographer to find interesting images. I tried my best with the old sx...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-08-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,601
Posted By robert blu
I have no words, so sorry. Thoughts and prayers.

I have no words, so sorry. Thoughts and prayers.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,750
Posted By robert blu
This is good. I'm part of a photo-club but I'm...

This is good. I'm part of a photo-club but I'm there more because of a many years long friendship with a few member than because of photography...

But my wife (also a photographer) and I have two...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,750
Posted By robert blu
You are not cynical but absolutely correct..it's...

You are not cynical but absolutely correct..it's a good point specially about printing and showing real prints to real people...this is true ...I still do it ...when I find anyone interested in the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-07-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
@ maggieo: simply beautiful!

@ maggieo: simply beautiful!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-07-2019
Replies: 477
Views: 157,299
Posted By robert blu
Yes, old and powerful!

Yes, old and powerful!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-07-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
thanks you all for the nice words, the trip will...

thanks you all for the nice words, the trip will go on...

@ Bingley: I scan with an Epson Perfection V600 Photo.
in the beginning I used the Epson Scan software which I use with satisfaction to scan...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-06-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By robert blu
A good question...it would be interesting to know...

A good question...it would be interesting to know if Ilford suggest different times for wet printing and for scanning...naybe they noticed many user work with the hybrid workflow therefore adapt...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-06-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1567790616.SEQ.0.jpg

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin
photo taken with the sx-70 on old expired Impossible film
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-06-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Polaroid sx 70 rocks...

Polaroid sx 70 rocks !

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1567790061.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-06-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By robert blu
Some more: Charlesdamorgan with his horses: love...

Some more:

Charlesdamorgan with his horses: love the "expression", the eye...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/74341/med_U74341I1567311655.SEQ.0.jpg

A nice aerial image of a...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By robert blu
Some more pictures for the week... A nice on the...

Some more pictures for the week...

A nice on the road photo by Mcfingon, interesting shape of the road and beautiful color...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,132
Posted By robert blu
Well said Larry, I fully agree, you explained in...

Well said Larry, I fully agree, you explained in clear words what was my thinking, grazie!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-04-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By robert blu
Thanks to everybody for the mention of my Tivoli...

Thanks to everybody for the mention of my Tivoli Polaroids, grazie!

A week reach of good photography, here is a part of my selection...

A pano by Gbealnz, interesting subject and excellent grey...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By robert blu
I have seen many of his photographs in various...

I have seen many of his photographs in various magazines, always interesting never banal or vulgar.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-03-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 2,253
Posted By robert blu
Hey its a beauty !

Hey its a beauty !
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-03-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,132
Posted By robert blu
I agree 100%. If someone appreciates one of my...

I agree 100%. If someone appreciates one of my post, words or photo I prefer to know why, what he likes in it, what does he see in my thoughts or my photos. It only takes a few seconds to write a...
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-03-2019
Replies: 2,570
Views: 371,746
Posted By robert blu
I like very much your two white chairs: excellent...

I like very much your two white chairs: excellent composition and great tones. There is a sense of relax in this photo
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,344
Posted By robert blu
And I love my 35T...

And I love my 35T :)

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1376426154.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,750
Posted By robert blu
Yes, we are lucky today. Technology is what...

Yes, we are lucky today. Technology is what allows us to share our opinions and images in a forum like RFF ! Unimaginable a few decades ago :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-02-2019
Replies: 103
Views: 2,688
Posted By robert blu
I use "Staedtler Lumocolr" permanent special, ok...

I use "Staedtler Lumocolr" permanent special, ok to write on glossy surfaces. You should find it in art supply shops.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-01-2019
Replies: 2,418
Views: 353,306
Posted By robert blu
Interesting thought about the way to go through...

Interesting thought about the way to go through Daido's books, I never thought in that way!

Record will be for sure something special ! But many issues are quite expensive !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-01-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By robert blu
It's only the first step...leave her time :)

It's only the first step...leave her time :)
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-31-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Thanks Godfrey, excellent B&W in your photo!

Thanks Godfrey, excellent B&W in your photo!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-31-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
On day 5 we drove from Rostock to Copenhagen 580...

On day 5 we drove from Rostock to Copenhagen 580 km, we decided not to take the ferry but to enjoy the long road drive towards Great Belt Bridge connecting Denmark and Sweden.

It was a long drive...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-31-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,601
Posted By robert blu
I knew Helen to be great photographer, I didn't...

I knew Helen to be great photographer, I didn't know Eric is too. Sad to get to know this in a sad moment.
They both have a great style, a personal signature...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-31-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By robert blu
i still remember when I was more or less that age...

i still remember when I was more or less that age the times my father brought me in the darkroom which was set for a few hours in our bathroom to print photos.

It mas magic !
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-31-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,852
Posted By robert blu
i use digital, I use film. Depending on the...

i use digital, I use film. Depending on the project and on the mood.

With film when I have time I do development myself. Other times I use a prolab for development and (wet) contact prints.

Than I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By robert blu
So many good photos here, thank you all

So many good photos here, thank you all
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-30-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,601
Posted By robert blu
So sad to know this, sometimes life is not easy....

So sad to know this, sometimes life is not easy. I wish you both all the best, be strong. Prayers.
Eric's photo are really strong, love them. Yours as well.
robert
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-29-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,296
Posted By robert blu
Although I do not need so many MP it's nice to...

Although I do not need so many MP it's nice to see Leica to improve the technical side of the offer. No one is forced to buy but who could benefit from it can!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By robert blu
So nice, thanks Raid. I was there in 1966 ...it...

So nice, thanks Raid.
I was there in 1966 ...it was great...I still have the 8mm movie I made ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-28-2019
Replies: 103
Views: 2,688
Posted By robert blu
Wow, impressive !

Wow, impressive !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,618
Posted By robert blu
It's beautiful John ! Wife made a good work !

It's beautiful John ! Wife made a good work !
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,538
Posted By robert blu
I just ordered 5 B&W and 5 color 35mm films from...

I just ordered 5 B&W and 5 color 35mm films from Lomography !
rob
Forum: Travel 08-28-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 1,854
Posted By robert blu
It will be an exciting trip! Good idea to keep...

It will be an exciting trip! Good idea to keep the gear minimal, I hope to see a few pictures before you come back!
Have a nice and safe trip.
robert
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-27-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By robert blu
I can imagine it, it’s always a dilemma! And it...

I can imagine it, it’s always a dilemma! And it is “your” photo!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-27-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By robert blu
I was looking back at last week gallery and found...

I was looking back at last week gallery and found another couple of photos worthwhile to be mentioned1

"Water" by Water Leporati, a refreshing photo in this hot summer with a surrealist look, love...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,964
Posted By robert blu
From the opening post by Kostya: "You have to...

From the opening post by Kostya:

"You have to look at the picture and interpreter it. You have to resonate by your inner side with it."

For me this is the point...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-26-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By robert blu
Thanks Axel for the mention, grazie. Here are...

Thanks Axel for the mention, grazie.

Here are picks:

Love these fishes swimming among the clouds, well seen VOsh...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-26-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
The journey goes on even when weather is...

The journey goes on even when weather is not...perfect !
We crossed Sweden driving under the rain. Very few pictures taken, this was when we made a stop in a parking lot...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,964
Posted By robert blu
Thanks John for the mention of my simple blog,...

Thanks John for the mention of my simple blog, I'm honored and glad you like it :)

Back to the original point set by Ko.Fe I think there is nothing wrong in considering photography as a simple tool...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 103
Views: 2,688
Posted By robert blu
After I read this thread I feel very primitive...

After I read this thread I feel very primitive LOL

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48622538998_68ddae178b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h5BdRU)m_7 (https://flic.kr/p/2h5BdRU) by robert...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,964
Posted By robert blu
I understand what you say, this why I like to...

I understand what you say, this why I like to photograph with the Polaroid!

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1564851708.SEQ.0.jpg

But I'm also trying to use the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-25-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,007
Posted By robert blu
Love this, it let me smile ! But so many good...

Love this, it let me smile !

But so many good photos in this thread, well done everyone!
Forum: RFF Polls 08-25-2019
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
Hope you'll manage to have it working...I still...

Hope you'll manage to have it working...I still have my father's Bell&Howell 8mm projector, I have boxes of film but I'm afraid to use it...not sure in which condition the films are and i'm also...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-25-2019
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
it was very private, only for friends with photos...

it was very private, only for friends with photos displayed in our living room !
You can see in the RFF gallery! It was good :)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-24-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By robert blu
Interesting, from the website it seem they take...

Interesting, from the website it seem they take their job very seriously. Unfortunately (for me) on the other side of the ocean ! It makes shipping cost prohibitive !
Forum: RFF Polls 08-24-2019
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
Temporary very private personal exhibition...

Temporary very private personal exhibition today...but do not take it too seriously...LOL
robert
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-23-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By robert blu
I'm interested as well but never tried and no...

I'm interested as well but never tried and no suggestions to give.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-23-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By robert blu
I'm not a great fan of customizations but I have...

I'm not a great fan of customizations but I have to say your M7 is very elegant! Love it! Well done!
Forum: Chris Crawford 08-23-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 6,412
Posted By robert blu
It's very sad to hear this kind of news, life can...

It's very sad to hear this kind of news, life can be difficult. Wish her all the best, please keep us informed
robert
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-22-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By robert blu
I'm using wordpress for my blog since 8 years, it...

I'm using wordpress for my blog since 8 years, it seems me ok
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-21-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By robert blu
For sure a photographer with a strong vision !...

For sure a photographer with a strong vision ! Excellent!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-21-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
Hot and wet summer afternoon, too got to go out...

Hot and wet summer afternoon, too got to go out to take photo...

Decided to print a few polaroids from my trip...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48593250167_431d02ce8a_z.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-21-2019
Replies: 103
Views: 2,688
Posted By robert blu
I find simpler to cut the top of the film box...

I find simpler to cut the top of the film box where the film name is written (cm 1.5x3) and with two small pieces of gaffer tape I place it on the bottom of my camera...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-20-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
When you are on the road sometimes you need...

When you are on the road sometimes you need gas...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48583174086_65041e1617_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h28t3w)2019 roadtrip, somewhere (https://flic.kr/p/2h28t3w) by...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-20-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,506
Posted By robert blu
In my limited amateurish experience I had the...

In my limited amateurish experience I had the same. Rolleiflex, Polaroid Land Camera, even the old Nikon FM2T ...of course the Rolleiflex still is the queen...

A similar thought I recently read in...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-19-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
2019 Roadtrip: ay 3 and day 6

Sometimes when traveling is worthwhile to look up...

Berlin Postdamer Platz, a great work by Renzo Piano and his...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By robert blu
This...

This (http://beeld.boekboek.nl/WP_Omslagen/BBBB/vdi9789023429531.png) from "Austerlitz" !
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-19-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,506
Posted By robert blu
A couple of year ago I was taking photo with my...

A couple of year ago I was taking photo with my (father's) Rolleiflex at a beer fest and as Huss says people were very interested and open to be photographed.

The most surprising to me was a young...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By robert blu
A few month ago I had a meeting/workshop with a...

A few month ago I had a meeting/workshop with a well known photographer who suggested me before to complete a body of work I'am working on to read "Austerlitz" by Sebald.

It was great discovery of...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-18-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
A friend asks me why take the photo of a few...

A friend asks me why take the photo of a few fishes on the side of a motorway, I answer with the words from Robby Müller, mythical photography director who worked with Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch,...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-13-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
A road trip means a lot of time in the car...

A road trip means a lot of time in the car ...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/U3692I1565683477.SEQ.0.jpg

Driving north...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-13-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
I understand what you say Godfrey ! A few years...

I understand what you say Godfrey !

A few years ago I spent two weeks on the Ischia Island and I had only 6 packs of Impossible films = 48 shots ...

It was a liberating experience....
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,527
Posted By robert blu
Yes, many options, many ideas, many...

Yes, many options, many ideas, many possibilities, not much money in the photography budget :D

robert
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-12-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,618
Posted By robert blu
Alpe Devero, I went there to photograph the first...

Alpe Devero, I went there to photograph the first snow but it didn't happen that day...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1476790112.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-12-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,618
Posted By robert blu
Again in the Alps, Val Badia, "transit at you own...

Again in the Alps, Val Badia, "transit at you own risk"

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1486416967.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-12-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,618
Posted By robert blu
A great thread with so little contribution from...

A great thread with so little contribution from my side ! I try to recover...

In the Alps, near Bormio

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1512762580.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 677
Views: 58,433
Posted By robert blu
Powerful image!

Powerful image!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,527
Posted By robert blu
From a rational point of view I think the CL is a...

From a rational point of view I think the CL is a better choice, modern and more similar to a camera!

The T series, now the TL2 is interesting for me as concept, the interface makes it easy to be...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,527
Posted By robert blu
No ! but a preowned not expensive TL2 could find...

No ! but a preowned not expensive TL2 could find a place in my bag one day, when prices will be low enough!

I like the idea to keep most of time a 28 or 35 on the M10 and want to make a detail or...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-12-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,527
Posted By robert blu
Raid, I just suggest you a different point of...

Raid, I just suggest you a different point of view: keep the M9 as "main" natural camera and if you want beside it a "modern" camera try the CL (personally I'm more intrigued by the idea behind the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-12-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By robert blu
I somehow missed #2 ...ordered later and received...

I somehow missed #2 ...ordered later and received today!

Now I have all three issues! Great work. lovely colours you got from the Portra 400!

And I like the way you frame! My preferred photo is...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-12-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By robert blu
Opps, I like to mention an excellent series by...

Opps, I like to mention an excellent series by Lcsmith, Johnson Museum of Art Architect...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-12-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By robert blu
And here is my selection for this week: I start...

And here is my selection for this week:

I start with Governor Island by Mlehrman, love the almost dark and gritty...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-12-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By robert blu
Thanks Guy for including my Polaroid in your...

Thanks Guy for including my Polaroid in your selection. Grazie!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-11-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 1,527
Posted By robert blu
When I decided to give my old Leica x1 a bigger...

When I decided to give my old Leica x1 a bigger sister I had for a short time the same issue, thinking that an SL with adapter and an M lens is not so much bigger than the M, not sure about the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-11-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
2019 roadtrip: day 1

On the way to Nürnberg, between Lindau and Ulm.

Shot with the old sx70, the mirror is a little dirty therefore a few spots around, mainly in the sky. I could easily clone them but I prefer to leave...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-11-2019
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
Still too hot and wet here to go out and take...

Still too hot and wet here to go out and take photos, better staying home and work on my scanning, editing and printing...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By robert blu
I have seen the photos of these refurbished...

I have seen the photos of these refurbished cameras and they are nice, love the colors !

Of course they have to be mainly evaluated as tools and not so much for this aesthetic: in this respect I...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-11-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,252
Posted By robert blu
The only reason I oft make photos with a full...

The only reason I oft make photos with a full frame camera is that I can use the camera and the lenses exactly in the same way as I shoot my film camera (m10 and m7)

As for the image quality...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-10-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
2019 roadtrip: day 1

Day 1 was about a transfer, much time on the road.

With a few breaks to rest

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1564668739.SEQ.1.jpg

First leg Nürnberg, just...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By robert blu
Done! https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/sho...

Done!

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2904999&posted=1
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-09-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
2019 roadtrip: day 0

The night before, almost ready !

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1562868509.SEQ.0.jpg

Maps and camera (I only used on lens on the M10) a Molskine, a few pens and...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-09-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By robert blu
2019 roadtrip, Polaroids

Spring 2019 my wife and I decided to join our friend Raid and his beautiful family for a road trip towards north Europe.

21 days, 5.700 km, 6 countries.

We drove from Italy to Berlin where we met...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 08-09-2019
Replies: 247
Views: 46,152
Posted By robert blu
And one more from the same midsummer sunny...

And one more from the same midsummer sunny afternoon...love my x1 :)

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1564851475.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 889
Posted By robert blu
"To photograph in B&W is like drawing, you pay...

"To photograph in B&W is like drawing, you pay attention to the lines, shapes, contrast.
To photograph in color is like painting, you make volumes with colors, you mix them"

This is a concept...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-08-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By robert blu
One more to add: Mannheim Rhineharbor XI/XIV by...

One more to add:

Mannheim Rhineharbor XI/XIV by Munter: I like the graphic effect produced by the light and shadow play in the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,133
Posted By robert blu
Beautiful! robert

Beautiful!

robert
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-07-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By robert blu
Thanks Guy much appreciated, maybe I'll start a...

Thanks Guy much appreciated, maybe I'll start a thread about the Polas from that road trip just to have the pictures together...
robert
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By robert blu
Another excellent week ! Let's start with a...

Another excellent week !

Let's start with a special photo by Rhl-oregon: Fernando's PL lecture. I like how it nearly displays our today's world...love the frames in the frame, the excellent...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-03-2019
Replies: 576
Views: 84,934
Posted By robert blu
Interesting, the last B&W Polaroid films I used...

Interesting, the last B&W Polaroid films I used had for my taste too much contrast specially in the summer light. Therefore I switched to color. But maybe this version works better...please share...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-03-2019
Replies: 576
Views: 84,934
Posted By robert blu
Now I need to go through all the thread to see if...

Now I need to go through all the thread to see if and what I have already posted not to repeat myself too much!

robert
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-03-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 1,744
Posted By robert blu
When I'll receive the 5 films for which I backed...

When I'll receive the 5 films for which I backed the project I'll soon test one of them in various light situation. After seeing the results and understanding the characteristics I'll decide for a...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 08-03-2019
Replies: 247
Views: 46,152
Posted By robert blu
My 8 years old X1 still rocks ! An experiment in...

My 8 years old X1 still rocks !

An experiment in this middle summer afternoon...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/3692/med_U3692I1564851475.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-03-2019
Replies: 576
Views: 84,934
Posted By robert blu
A thread started in 2006 needs to be kept alive!...

A thread started in 2006 needs to be kept alive! Here is my contribution with a Polaroid photo of my studio desk taken on the old Matt Polaroid Film many years ago.

And on the desk is my Land 340...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-02-2019
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
Editing, scanning, playing with too many...

Editing, scanning, playing with too many Polaroids...LOL

I am charging the battery of my many years old Leica X1 just to play a little ...

robert
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-02-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By robert blu
Just ordered Issu #2 which for an unknown reason...

Just ordered Issu #2 which for an unknown reason I didn't order before!

Love your style. Just my taste but the cover paper of Issue #3 I like better than Issue #1.

Waiting n ow for issue #2...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-01-2019
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,405
Posted By robert blu
It's elegant ! robert

It's elegant !
robert
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-31-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,565
Posted By robert blu
Same approach here. I use a digital camera in the...

Same approach here. I use a digital camera in the same way I use film camera, probably after more than 40 years shooting only film (before digital) this is an attitude eradicated in my DNA :)

I...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-29-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By robert blu
Me too! robert

Me too!

robert
Forum: RFF Polls 07-27-2019
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,094
Posted By robert blu
After days with temperature very high ( >35 °C -...

After days with temperature very high ( >35 °C - 90 °F) and much humidity weather is now changing: storms, heavy rain and probably hail are in the forecast, lower temperature is welcome but related...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-27-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 7,842
Posted By robert blu
It's always nice to see old threads alive! And...

It's always nice to see old threads alive!

And yes, I love my FM2T !

https://live.staticflickr.com/1517/25495668351_e8f12285df_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EQXXWP)Nikon FM2/T.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,256
Posted By robert blu
Interesting story and informations Chris, thanks...

Interesting story and informations Chris, thanks for the link.

Beingnow in my '70s I think it has always been so, more or less...when I was 20 I believed to be anticonformist with a long beard as...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-25-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By robert blu
One more vote for the italian restaurant...

One more vote for the italian restaurant "Ristorante La Piazza" !
robert
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