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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Day Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By charjohncarter
What ever it is: it is good news. The more films...

What ever it is: it is good news. The more films to choose from the better.
Forum: RFF News 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By charjohncarter
I hadn't heard, major water from that typhoon.

I hadn't heard, major water from that typhoon.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Mamiya f6.3 65mm. I'll give you a link...

I have a Mamiya f6.3 65mm. I'll give you a link to my 65mm images:

https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=8178676%40N04&sort=date-taken-desc&text=65mm&view_all=1

Maybe because the lens is f6.3,...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 3 Days Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 84,934
Posted By charjohncarter
I have some Type 55 that was given to me. It is...

I have some Type 55 that was given to me. It is the one that also has a negative. I know the guy that gave it to me didn't refrigerate it, but I'm surprised it works well. It is 4x5 and here is...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By charjohncarter
Beautiful camera, but check out some of the...

Beautiful camera, but check out some of the photographers highlighted on that site.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By charjohncarter
Interesting guy, one arm. I can't even get a...

Interesting guy, one arm. I can't even get a good image with two arms, let alone with a LF camera. I've only seen one carbon print and it was beautiful. We had a guy that lived about 10 miles away...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks again for tipping us to Roy. And I...

Thanks again for tipping us to Roy. And I enjoyed the video, very peaceful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By charjohncarter
Like everybody, I like your work. Your website...

Like everybody, I like your work. Your website is easy to navigate. I especially liked the 'Hidden Beauty' is that a flipped BHF lens?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,407
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Petri 7s (fixed shutter) that has the...

I have a Petri 7s (fixed shutter) that has the quietest shutter. But cocking the shutter sounds like my Pentax 6x7.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By charjohncarter
I really like it when RFF members give me someone...

I really like it when RFF members give me someone I've never heard of. Thanks for posting: you said it best RIP. Be sure to check her images on your browser.
Forum: Olympus RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By charjohncarter
I've had shutter problems but not that one. I...

I've had shutter problems but not that one. I had to send mine to be fixed.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 6,078
Posted By charjohncarter
As I said, a great camera, BUT like all of these...

As I said, a great camera, BUT like all of these 60-70 P&S cameras complicated and subject to failure. I enjoyed mine until is broke. But if you are into pain get one.

Still really good pictures...
Forum: Nikon RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 643
Posted By charjohncarter
Years ago I bought a LTM to Pentax screw mount...

Years ago I bought a LTM to Pentax screw mount adapter. Then I used a number one Pentax screw mount extension tube to get the correct register. Now I wish I had a LTM to Pentax K mount adapter so I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By charjohncarter
I think that test pilot got a talking to from...

I think that test pilot got a talking to from Bill Boeing after that stunt. But they agreed that he wouldn't do it again. Those guys were crazy remember Mira Slovak?
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By charjohncarter
It didn't go vertical, but when you were used to...

It didn't go vertical, but when you were used to seeing DC-3s and DC-6s take off it seemed vertical. I also saw a U2 in about 1971 while riding out to the beach near Howard Air Force base. I...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By charjohncarter
really nice, and very sharp. That is hard to do...

really nice, and very sharp. That is hard to do while walking around.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,162
Posted By charjohncarter
Or f5.6 with the distance set at 8-10 feet you...

Or f5.6 with the distance set at 8-10 feet you have a box camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,199
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought my IIIf in 1964 and used it last month. ...

I bought my IIIf in 1964 and used it last month. What a great camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By charjohncarter
I lived in Seattle during the war and after. I...

I lived in Seattle during the war and after. I remember Boeing field well. I was in the back seat of a Desoto driving next to the field when a test 707 went right by us and seemed to go vertically...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By charjohncarter
Right now I have an old 90mm Elmar, a 50mm f3.5...

Right now I have an old 90mm Elmar, a 50mm f3.5 Elmar, and a Canon Serenar 35mm f3.5 that I use often all work perfectly on my Bessar. I also have a 135mm Elmar (1953?), and a 100mm Canon Serenar...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought the R about ten years ago. I got it...

I bought the R about ten years ago. I got it because my first Leica was a IIIc so I had some lenses. My wife who doesn't know a camera from a refrigerator asks me why I'm always using the R (to her...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By charjohncarter
Rolleiflex bayonet one with an Indian made (I...

Rolleiflex bayonet one with an Indian made (I think) close up lens:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3752/19043562454_3c3f6f0a9b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/v1PeDG)TriX HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/v1PeDG)...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By charjohncarter
Robert, thanks for posting that. My important...

Robert, thanks for posting that. My important place I get to see once a year. I go back to my home town and look across the lake. And I remember all the good times I had on that...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 4,287
Posted By charjohncarter
Keep scanning and posting, great fun.

Keep scanning and posting, great fun.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought a step up ring to 49mm, now I can use my...

I bought a step up ring to 49mm, now I can use my Pentax filters and use my Pentax 28mm lens hood.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By charjohncarter
They look good to me, in fact, they add the 'how...

They look good to me, in fact, they add the 'how did he do that' factor. So they are interesting. I even use my flash with a 28mm still a little fall off but I like...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By charjohncarter
You will have some fall off with that wide of a...

You will have some fall off with that wide of a lens, but that isn't all bad:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7242/7390519638_8ddbd8d9a3_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cg5m1o)Kodak Gold 400 expired...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,388
Posted By charjohncarter
My side...

My side yard:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48712293181_cc7ebaf86a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxeDP)TMY-2 expired HC110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxeDP) by John Carter...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By charjohncarter
I've had excellent service from Bluemoon Camera...

I've had excellent service from Bluemoon Camera and Machine in Portland, Oregon. My E-6 and C-41 always look fresh and clean. I assume some of this is because they do excellent chemical control. I...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 692
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 244,289
Posted By charjohncarter
Mamiya Super 23 with 65mm...

Mamiya Super 23 with 65mm lens:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48799953706_50c9d75f7c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hmhw5b)Arista EDU ultra [email protected] Rodinal 1+50 (https://flic.kr/p/2hmhw5b) by John...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By charjohncarter
My Mamiya Super 23 is a pain to maintain and it...

My Mamiya Super 23 is a pain to maintain and it is bulky, heavy, slow to use; I usually forget to advance the film frame, pull the dark slide (or put it in when I change lenses) for at least one...
Forum: Chris Crawford 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 3,268
Posted By charjohncarter
See how much better your 35mm shots are?? I...

See how much better your 35mm shots are?? I really feel that the Barnack is my favorite 35mm camera. Built before engineering compromises.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,345
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree, a new 6x9. Then I wouldn't have to worry...

I agree, a new 6x9. Then I wouldn't have to worry about a mechanical failure every time I go out.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By charjohncarter
I did the same thing in 1963 except for 3 months....

I did the same thing in 1963 except for 3 months. I should get his book, my photos just wouldn't make a book.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,815
Posted By charjohncarter
Was this about cameras?

Was this about cameras?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't care about AF speed. I have two AF film...

I don't care about AF speed. I have two AF film cameras and two digital AF cameras. And I need them as I was missing focus with my favorite cameras.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,713
Posted By charjohncarter
All of the observations you made are true. I...

All of the observations you made are true. I have a print that is not much larger than the 6x6 negative. It is just beautiful. There is just something very nice about a small print made from a MF...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,713
Posted By charjohncarter
The Petri 7s is a much sturdier camera than the...

The Petri 7s is a much sturdier camera than the later late 60s early 70s compact fixed lens cameras. I've never had a problem with either of my Petri cameras, but one was new in 1963.

The 35RC is...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,715
Posted By charjohncarter
I have the Thorium as I said above, and I have a...

I have the Thorium as I said above, and I have a 50mm f1.7 F Pentax lens (6 elements in 5 groups: so different than the Thorium). I can't see a difference between these two. Maybe someone has the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,715
Posted By charjohncarter
They are gorgeous bits of glass. I have the...

They are gorgeous bits of glass. I have the thorium 50mm f1.4 from 1969 and it has been great for 50 years. (I believe the M is the same as my version in design except the thorium)

Don't you miss...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By charjohncarter
I have the Super 23 and have two lenses: 100mm...

I have the Super 23 and have two lenses: 100mm and 65mm. They both are great lenses, but I don't know all their functionality with the Universal. So if you get a second lens be sure it will work on...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,713
Posted By charjohncarter
Petri 7s: Bought this because I had a similar...

Petri 7s: Bought this because I had a similar model in 1963. Lots of good features on it.
Konica 35C: Great camera except for only having auto exposure.
Olympus 35RC: The one I use the most, but...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By charjohncarter
The lens that I posted is an Apotar. Not their...

The lens that I posted is an Apotar. Not their best but still great for what I call a tourist camera. The Isolette is very beefy, very solid. I've had mine for 10 years and like it. I also have...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88a63f3a9c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP) by John Carter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a 35mm Serenar f3.5 that I use on my LTM...

I have a 35mm Serenar f3.5 that I use on my LTM cameras it has a haze problem that I have conquered. It is sharp wide open and works well with any film I use.

I also only use my heritage lenses...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 11,040
Posted By charjohncarter
4x5: https://live.staticflickr.com/5068/564727725...

4x5:

https://live.staticflickr.com/5068/5647277259_35894871c9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9B2LMi)Arista EDU Ultra 400 Rodinal (https://flic.kr/p/9B2LMi) by John Carter...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,464
Posted By charjohncarter
Raymond Moore was an English photographer who...

Raymond Moore was an English photographer who seemed able to find the edge of civilization especially on dark, wet, cold English days.

This is the edge of civilization California style: ready for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By charjohncarter
I hate light leaks. They come from the most...

I hate light leaks. They come from the most unusual places. This looks like a loading, spacing, or dark slide error. I'm not a Hassy expert, so I'll just kick this to the front as nobody responded.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By charjohncarter
I've haven't tried digital IR for many years. ...

I've haven't tried digital IR for many years. I'm going to try this afternoon. I like your shots thanks for posting also when I went on Flickr I could see your time, aperture, and ISO.

Portland...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By charjohncarter
Right, Mt. Tabor, he worked on that car for...

Right, Mt. Tabor, he worked on that car for months.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-11-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By charjohncarter
I can't give you a good answer, but both my...

I can't give you a good answer, but both my metered prism and my waist level finder have seals. I can't really imagine that it would make much difference, as the mirror is sealed when it swings up.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By charjohncarter
Nothing like being proud of your daughter, tell...

Nothing like being proud of your daughter, tell her good work from RFF.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 706
Posted By charjohncarter
I used to go to B.C. in the 50s and 60s. His...

I used to go to B.C. in the 50s and 60s. His scenes from there were great and colorful.
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-10-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,268
Posted By charjohncarter
Chris, I've had my IIIf since 1964 and it has...

Chris, I've had my IIIf since 1964 and it has been great. Someone once said, I don't know where I got this, that the Barnack was a great camera for holding the film flat against the pressure plate....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2019
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,464
Posted By charjohncarter
105mm Super Takumar (6x7) #1 extension...

105mm Super Takumar (6x7) #1 extension tube:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48712484647_a3574aab37_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdydyX)TMY-2 expired HC110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hdydyX) by John...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 20,941
Posted By charjohncarter
105mm Super Takumar...

105mm Super Takumar (6x7):

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48712332601_3157c09f27_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxrnt)TMY-2 expired HC110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hdxrnt) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-09-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By charjohncarter
This is who I use, they are good but you decide...

This is who I use, they are good but you decide on affordable.

https://bluemooncamera.com/
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,757
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm 77 and this first thing I did 20 years ago...

I'm 77 and this first thing I did 20 years ago when I retired was to step up my photography game. I thought I was a decent photographer back then. But RFF and other sites have really made my...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-06-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,255
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks for posting these I saw some of them this...

Thanks for posting these I saw some of them this morning on your blog. Keep it up, love them.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-06-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By charjohncarter
This looks very similar to my 35mm Serenar F3.5. ...

This looks very similar to my 35mm Serenar F3.5.

Face up remove the front element and clean the removed element, then clean the front of the next element. Replace the front element.

Turn the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, I live in fear of losing my favorite...

Thanks, I live in fear of losing my favorite films.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By charjohncarter
He was good. I'm not big on fashion/celeb...

He was good. I'm not big on fashion/celeb photography but he could do it.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,599
Posted By charjohncarter
Great idea on an old theme.

Great idea on an old theme.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By charjohncarter
Sounds like the old Soviet Union: neighbors...

Sounds like the old Soviet Union: neighbors ratting on neighbors. When I drive into San Francisco, it isn't once but maybe 4 times I'm inconvenienced by double parking trucks. It is the price you...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By charjohncarter
Was that race on Mt Tabor? That's where it was...

Was that race on Mt Tabor? That's where it was (I think) when I went. Here is another Soapbox, but this was in Panama.'

https://live.staticflickr.com/2272/2393219650_0e34260105_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,045
Posted By charjohncarter
Love them, the opera house is great. Puerto...

Love them, the opera house is great.

Puerto Vallarta:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7210/6985191533_8d8dea96c0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bDfW5M)EliteChrome (https://flic.kr/p/bDfW5M) by John Carter...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By charjohncarter
I used to go to the Soapbox Derby in Portland but...

I used to go to the Soapbox Derby in Portland but that was 1956-8. Here is my younger brothers car with my girlfriend trying to get in it. I could never get a good shot back...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,045
Posted By charjohncarter
We both have some Australian humor then; my...

We both have some Australian humor then; my great-grandmother was born in Wonnerup, W.A.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By charjohncarter
Great, what a photo essay. One of the best I've...

Great, what a photo essay. One of the best I've ever seen. I can't believe they would destroy the Ale factory.

This is a mix, but here are some more photos by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,045
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't understand it either (it was a joke). ...

I don't understand it either (it was a joke). But I do like your work.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,045
Posted By charjohncarter
Peter, I find you offer a surprising and stunning...

Peter, I find you offer a surprising and stunning new avatar of the materializing tendencies of the the avant-garde.

Sorry, as you know I like your work, I stole the above from a book.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-31-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,852
Posted By charjohncarter
I have four cameras with film in them now. If it...

I have four cameras with film in them now. If it is Black and White I develop at home. I don't have a dark room so I scan and send the files out for printing. Color; I send out my negatives or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-30-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By charjohncarter
I still remember my first print, I was in the...

I still remember my first print, I was in the seventh grade at grammar school. When I think back I can't believe they had a darkroom that was in 1955 in a rural community. It was magic.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-30-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By charjohncarter
Harry Fleenor, if he is still working. I had him...

Harry Fleenor, if he is still working. I had him do my T CLAd and it has been perfect for 10 years. He is expensive but worth it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree about old...

I agree about old lenses:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2654/3728215384_5beee38d8c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6Fs5xA)IMGP686602-1 (https://flic.kr/p/6Fs5xA) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is a great one, Kodachrome from 1937?. The...

Here is a great one, Kodachrome from 1937?. The original slide was faded and had color sift but ColorPerfect brought it back. That is W. K. Amonette, probably shot by his brother:

...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By charjohncarter
Raid, your dad looks pretty dapper. Cool shot.

Raid, your dad looks pretty dapper. Cool shot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By charjohncarter
I wish I could pass your message on to my dad. ...

I wish I could pass your message on to my dad. That is my mother in the photo.

I like this thread I have more nostalgia photos.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By charjohncarter
This is one of my fathers images, taken around...

This is one of my fathers images, taken around 1939 on Mount Rainier, WA:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2567/3910231569_3523862189_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6XwXBF)Mt Rainer 1939...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,749
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47864002121_b1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47864002121_b19dc6211a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fVzwgT)Tmax 400 expired HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2fVzwgT) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By charjohncarter
Memories of 1967, in Portland, Oregon very few...

Memories of 1967, in Portland, Oregon very few looked that way.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-28-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,288
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a 35mm Serenar (Canon) and it is prone to...

I have a 35mm Serenar (Canon) and it is prone to haze. Mine is not like the OP's, my lens haze is easily removed with a microfiber clothe. I have it down to 10 minutes. I do the cleaning every...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,941
Posted By charjohncarter
Sad to say it, but I find the digital SLR the...

Sad to say it, but I find the digital SLR the easiest to do sports:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48561715527_8bba1e2526_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZeuan)Pentax K1 (https://flic.kr/p/2gZeuan)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,941
Posted By charjohncarter
Someone above mentioned the London Olympics, at...

Someone above mentioned the London Olympics, at first I thought of the 1948 Olympics. Some of these were probably taken with a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,941
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree, but I find SLR just as frustrating. I...

I agree, but I find SLR just as frustrating. I pre-focus and hope (this is a Bessa R):

https://live.staticflickr.com/3268/2401377312_1d5460b584_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4EcFP7)SRVHS Girls 1600...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By charjohncarter
Wow, 1200 rolls from one photographer. Here is...

Wow, 1200 rolls from one photographer. Here is another video with some of the 30,000 images that have been rescued.

https://vimeo.com/rescuedfilmproject

and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,964
Posted By charjohncarter
No kidding, use anything. Here is my Bessa R...

No kidding, use anything. Here is my Bessa R with a mounted Instamatic lens:


https://live.staticflickr.com/3639/5778079354_e24364e652_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9NAaFQ)TriX HC-110h Rodinal...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,964
Posted By charjohncarter
Some of the fun for me with RFF is seeing our...

Some of the fun for me with RFF is seeing our member's work. I have seen Robert Blu's comments but I never went on his Blog. It is interesting. Here is a not so perfect video he made of one of his...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,964
Posted By charjohncarter
Alternative processes, and others what I use to...

Alternative processes, and others what I use to call my screwups are still very interesting. I've done a few but mostly they are unintended:

...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-22-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By charjohncarter
Robert, I just looked at your blog. It looks...

Robert, I just looked at your blog. It looks great.
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-21-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By charjohncarter
I had a day like that today. I came home and...

I had a day like that today. I came home and disconnected my phone, turned off the TV, and now I will turn off my computer. I have a book to read (not digital, a paper book) and spend the rest of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-21-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By charjohncarter
You are right: amazing.

You are right: amazing.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-20-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By charjohncarter
I've had three DSLRs and a mirrorless from the...

I've had three DSLRs and a mirrorless from the same manufacturer. Each one presented a new learning curve. But this last one the learning curve was not as bad. So maybe you adapt faster with some...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-19-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By charjohncarter
I've only taken one. But thanks for the reminder.

I've only taken one. But thanks for the reminder.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,107
Posted By charjohncarter
I just received a roll of Gold 200 and a roll of...

I just received a roll of Gold 200 and a roll of Fuji 200 that were develooped by Blue Moon is Portland. Here is one of each:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48530633967_04d34bf4f6_z.jpg...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-16-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By charjohncarter
She really used a lot of different media. I...

She really used a lot of different media. I really like her Polaroids. I looks like Fuji Color Polaroid film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,226
Posted By charjohncarter
I use these, and the only problem I've had is if...

I use these, and the only problem I've had is if your film is curled the first trip around it hits the entry plastic. So I have to make sure it passes, then I'm home free. I can't remember if they...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By charjohncarter
I've greatly reduced my dust problem. (1) I...

I've greatly reduced my dust problem. (1) I squeegee my negatives after a wash, photoflo, and then a final rinse with filtered water. I squeegee with two fingers and I do it twice (35mm and 120). ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-11-2019
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,464
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7, 55mm lens, Astia...

Pentax 6x7, 55mm lens, Astia 100:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48512164951_48b5ed28af_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gURwv6)Astia 100 (expired) (https://flic.kr/p/2gURwv6) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By charjohncarter
Before: https://live.staticflickr.com/7109/745124...

Before:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7109/7451247800_db985c7552_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cmrAnE)TriX at 250 (https://flic.kr/p/cmrAnE) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/),...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-10-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,252
Posted By charjohncarter
I went for a walk today to try and figure out the...

I went for a walk today to try and figure out the HDR on my FF. I just wasn't as fun as a walk with my APS-C mirrorless.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,838
Posted By charjohncarter
Arista EDU ultra 400 (and 100) for me are...

Arista EDU ultra 400 (and 100) for me are oversensitive to blue (look at their color spectrum graph). So I use an Orange filter unless it is indoors or flat grey outside (which it hardly ever is in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 3,135
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks like they made some money. But I can never...

Looks like they made some money. But I can never really understand these reports. Also there isn't much on their website about film: do they make?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By charjohncarter
I use ice to cool down my development, stop,...

I use ice to cool down my development, stop, fixer, and hypo clear in the Summer. In the winter I heat the water at the tap. I like the idea for putting the warm Summer water in the refrig until 68...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-07-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not; it is easy on subjects ten feet to...

I'm not; it is easy on subjects ten feet to infinity. But wide or just wider openings around five feet I can't 'nail it.'
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By charjohncarter
That's quit an equation. It will be interesting...

That's quit an equation. It will be interesting if anyone uses it.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-05-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought (on Ebay) a Medis Rangefinder for $12...

I bought (on Ebay) a Medis Rangefinder for $12 (can't remember the shipping). I use it on a few cameras: Isolette, Nikonos, and even on an SLR with a wide angle lens. It is 2.5 inches long and the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-04-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 3,949
Posted By charjohncarter
Fads change, some fads are realistic, other are...

Fads change, some fads are realistic, other are not. The Bessa R may be realistic, but I don't think the Olympus Trip 35 fad was realistic.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,618
Posted By charjohncarter
I-5, Central Valley, CA(dust...

I-5, Central Valley, CA(dust storm):

https://live.staticflickr.com/7760/18430209701_a61f04c699_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/u5BDfe)Expired Kodak MAX 400 2002 (https://flic.kr/p/u5BDfe) by John Carter...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-03-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By charjohncarter
Mostly, I use a Vivitar 2600 D and it works, I...

Mostly, I use a Vivitar 2600 D and it works, I also built a set-up to use two Minolta 320x but I have to dial that one in (using non-auto setting on the flash) so I use it only with digital.

2600-D...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-03-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By charjohncarter
I have one that is completely different, but I...

I have one that is completely different, but I ordered it through B&H. Yours looks more heavy duty than mine.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-02-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't know if any of you have tried Swift1's...

I don't know if any of you have tried Swift1's method of managing color when doing color scans. I have been using his method since I think 2015. (Colton you can correct me if I'm wrong about the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By charjohncarter
I posted this on the 'Fujicolor 200' thread: I...

I posted this on the 'Fujicolor 200' thread:

I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and it is great I really envy the way you process your color negative scans (as you know I use your tutorial...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is what I have taped to my auto...

Here is what I have taped to my auto flashes:

fill flash
1. Check flash unit auto settings f stops, choose
2. Set camera to 1.5 stops closed from chosen f stop
And then set shutter for ambient...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,107
Posted By charjohncarter
When I find the thread I will.

When I find the thread I will.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-31-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By charjohncarter
I have been reduced to just developing my B&W...

I have been reduced to just developing my B&W film with no dark room (changing bag, daylight tank). Then I scan and send to Costco for normal prints, and if I like some and want true B&W paper: Mpix...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,107
Posted By charjohncarter
I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and...

I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and it is great I really envy the way you process your color negative scans (as you know I use your tutorial on every color film I do).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,107
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks like Oregon, nothing like family. My kids...

Looks like Oregon, nothing like family. My kids are grown with their own families. I miss them and call each one every week.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-31-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,565
Posted By charjohncarter
Yesterday, I sent 60 frames of color film to be...

Yesterday, I sent 60 frames of color film to be developed at BlueMoon. After the trip to the post office I went for a morning walk. I took my heavy DSLR and took 18 shots. All turned out to be...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,097
Posted By charjohncarter
I know but she also wrecked three cars that I...

I know but she also wrecked three cars that I bought her: between her 16th year and her 22 year.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-29-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,097
Posted By charjohncarter
I gave one to my daughter 25 years ago, and it...

I gave one to my daughter 25 years ago, and it was a great camera. Everything was fine then she told me on the way to a UCLA football game that her camera wasn't working. I asked her to see it, the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9acc37fe4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cJfVzs)Ektachrome 1965 Port Ludlow, WA (https://flic.kr/p/2cJfVzs) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,482
Posted By charjohncarter
1963c, Ektachrome,...

1963c, Ektachrome, Instamatic:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3898/15313404676_d4fdbc9245_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pkccGy)60s found slides (https://flic.kr/p/pkccGy) by John Carter...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By charjohncarter
I use mine on multiple cameras, good review:...

I use mine on multiple cameras, good review: thanks. I especially like it on my IIIf and my Spotmatic (I have a cold shoe). The Spotmatic has a built in meter but with VCII I can set everything...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,295
Posted By charjohncarter
It seems to be a simple fix, but I guess it...

It seems to be a simple fix, but I guess it isn't. I've used Kodak film with paper backing since the late fifties, and now they can't do backing right.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 800
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree with raydm6, candid shots. Also seven...

I agree with raydm6, candid shots. Also seven year olds make it hard:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4420/36681426762_6996f78237_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XTpUds)Kodak Gold 100...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By charjohncarter
Joseph Mihalyi certainly had a different approach...

Joseph Mihalyi certainly had a different approach to designing cameras. I didn't pick up on flash capability. And is the Royal Scott outboard related to Scott Atwater? Good article thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 643
Posted By charjohncarter
I hardly ever am in the situation to choose. I...

I hardly ever am in the situation to choose. I only take one camera usually with me. But when I wish I had color is when the scene is low contrast and it has different colors.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,564
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm surprised that no one has suggested the...

I'm surprised that no one has suggested the Olympus 35RC (maybe someone has I didn't read the replies to closely). You have both automatic exposure (shutter priority), and complete manual. It is...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-19-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By charjohncarter
Mine is on its way, maybe today.

Mine is on its way, maybe today.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By charjohncarter
Portra 160, Tmax 100, TriX and for something...

Portra 160, Tmax 100, TriX and for something different in color Ektar 100. These are all great for landscapes.

EDIT: Tmax 100 with 120 to me looks like 4x5 quality.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,718
Posted By charjohncarter
We also went on the South Point-Lofall short run...

We also went on the South Point-Lofall short run across Hood Canal. It was on our way to Port Ludlow.

Port Ludlow 1965:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9acc37fe4_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,718
Posted By charjohncarter
Doug, we were always on the 1940's versions when...

Doug, we were always on the 1940's versions when I was a kid (we always went to Winslow). But my dream was to go on the Kalakala. Finally my father took us on a round trip to Bremerton (I think). ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-17-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By charjohncarter
I did like you when digital was out for about...

I did like you when digital was out for about 8-10 years. I went through as many as I could. And I agree with you I did not think the "final results" were much different. It was like chasing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,547
Posted By charjohncarter
Godfrey, please keep us posted. I'm always...

Godfrey, please keep us posted. I'm always worried that I'm losing my touch when loading may reels. So, I trust you to give us the straight scoop.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,718
Posted By charjohncarter
My Dad's photo: circa...

My Dad's photo: circa 1939??

https://live.staticflickr.com/3448/3908330134_cdf70e9c16_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6Xndoj)Seattle 1939: Found Photo (https://flic.kr/p/6Xndoj) by John Carter...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By charjohncarter
A friend and I went to his show at SFMOMA a few...

A friend and I went to his show at SFMOMA a few years back. They had some of his negatives and contact sheets. 767 rolls of film: yikes ($4441.00 today).

I don't know about changing America...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is a good tutorial that uses your scanner...

Here is a good tutorial that uses your scanner software. It is for color but it can also be used for...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-13-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By charjohncarter
My copy is on its way.

My copy is on its way.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, I had two with me. They never said...

Yes, I had two with me. They never said anything, except when I tried to go for a walk off the grounds. Still, too tired to order, but I'll do it man(y)ana.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By charjohncarter
Great, I'll order it tomorrow. I'm too tied...

Great, I'll order it tomorrow. I'm too tied tonight. I'm still recovering from my trip Scottsdale, AZ. I went to a resort that stole your car so you couldn't escape, and you had to pay $60 for a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,018
Posted By charjohncarter
Mamiya Super 23 or Universal, and Mamiya RB67 or...

Mamiya Super 23 or Universal, and Mamiya RB67 or RZ67.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,018
Posted By charjohncarter
He loves his country, and his photos do it...

He loves his country, and his photos do it justice.
Forum: Olympus RF 07-10-2019
Replies: 164
Views: 32,383
Posted By charjohncarter
Jumillar, nice composition.

Jumillar, nice composition.
Forum: Olympus RF 07-09-2019
Replies: 164
Views: 32,383
Posted By charjohncarter
I recently posted this on another thread, it is...

I recently posted this on another thread, it is true. I just take better pictures with me 35RC:

I have a large Flickr account, and when I select a camera to search MY account I find I like my...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,434
Posted By charjohncarter
I carry a camera with me most of the time. It is...

I carry a camera with me most of the time. It is usually an SLR or RF (film), but I also have a pocketable Olympus Stylus Infinity and a Olympus 35RC. These work great for me.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-30-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,545
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a large Flickr account, and when I select...

I have a large Flickr account, and when I select a camera to search MY account I find I like my Olympus 35RC photos better than any of my other cameras (or more expensive cameras). I'm not sure...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-30-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By charjohncarter
I did that on a few of my fixed lens RF cameras. ...

I did that on a few of my fixed lens RF cameras. It does work but be careful some of the windows on these cameras are thin plastic and can easily break.
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-28-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By charjohncarter
Right now I'm thinking of my Great Grand Mother...

Right now I'm thinking of my Great Grand Mother from Wonnerup W.A. So I'll have to answer tomorrow.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-28-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 3,857
Posted By charjohncarter
I am surprised at the number of female...

I am surprised at the number of female photographers that are on LensScratch: much higher than our poll. But we have at least two great ones, DMR and HH.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,358
Posted By charjohncarter
Yikes, I just checked EBAY on the above mentioned...

Yikes, I just checked EBAY on the above mentioned 35mm F3.5 Serenar. I paid $45.00 for mine now they want 7X.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,358
Posted By charjohncarter
I didn't see it mentioned here, but I bought a...

I didn't see it mentioned here, but I bought a 35mm f3.5 Serenar (Canon) a number of years back. I'm not recommending it, but it is surprisingly sharp for the price and beautifully made. It does...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-25-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 20,941
Posted By charjohncarter
^^^ Nice rig.

^^^ Nice rig.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-24-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By charjohncarter
I still like an RF for accurate focusing...

I still like an RF for accurate focusing especially with wide angle lenses. I find I still get fooled by AF even the latest models.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-24-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By charjohncarter
I saw something similar (maybe the same) a few...

I saw something similar (maybe the same) a few years ago at the SFMOMA; it was really good. Everything from her first work to the present.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,447
Posted By charjohncarter
This is what it was made for: IIIf. Lens is an...

This is what it was made for: IIIf. Lens is an Instamatic lens mount for LTM.

https://live.staticflickr.com/3226/2964702391_5faa23e192_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5vYSJt)Disposable Camera Lens on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,042
Posted By charjohncarter
I still have a slowness problem with some on...

I still have a slowness problem with some on choices.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2019
Replies: 228
Views: 25,380
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47986735791_0c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47986735791_0ca3ddb1e9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g7qyHD)FujiFilm 200 expired (https://flic.kr/p/2g7qyHD) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2019
Replies: 222
Views: 25,381
Posted By charjohncarter
Knock-Off of Les Paul Jr. with parts from...

Knock-Off of Les Paul Jr. with parts from Warmouth. I 'built' this one about 20 years ago:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48081581952_320257d236_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gfNFbh)Pentax K1...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-16-2019
Replies: 532
Views: 41,121
Posted By charjohncarter
I actually like scanning with a scanner when I'm...

I actually like scanning with a scanner when I'm doing color. I can adjust each RGB channel myself and then give myself some head and tail room to make it more easy to post process (0-255). Has...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-15-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought one off Ebay that had the right clips...

I bought one off Ebay that had the right clips for my Rollieflex. It is leather and thicker leather than my original. It is still a little stiff, but I feel much better using it.

I said Ebay but...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-14-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By charjohncarter
I thought I would love an AF camera. But no,...

I thought I would love an AF camera. But no, they are great if you use (like a P&S) a wide angle lens. I still have to be very careful with the four AF bodies that I have (2 digital, and 2 film). ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By charjohncarter
One other huge benefit with your C-41 develop and...

One other huge benefit with your C-41 develop and scan method is having a scanner with Digital Ice.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-12-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-12-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By charjohncarter
Or what about a real Speed...

Or what about a real Speed Graphic?

http://lenscratch.com/2019/06/jason-lee-oklahoma/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,194
Posted By charjohncarter
I've only used Acros 100 once just before it was...

I've only used Acros 100 once just before it was dropped. I hit development, exposure 100% on my first and only try. Besides that I like the results: tonality, shadow detail, contrast. So I will...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-09-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,194
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope....

I hope....
Forum: Photo Software 06-09-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 5,499
Posted By charjohncarter
For me this is the answer, what do you need it...

For me this is the answer, what do you need it for? Scan and you do a few changes. Digital camera and you do minimal post processing. Then there are many programs for you that are non-subscription...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-07-2019
Replies: 222
Views: 25,381
Posted By charjohncarter
I made this from parts out of Warmouth:...

I made this from parts out of Warmouth: https://www.warmoth.com/

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930952307_f4c67a5e08_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uEer)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By charjohncarter
Very good lens, and I don't think it will fit the...

Very good lens, and I don't think it will fit the last model: the Universal:

https://live.staticflickr.com/1729/42646193912_ae294536b9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27YuTFo)Tmax 100 expired HC-110h...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2019
Replies: 1,692
Views: 431,464
Posted By charjohncarter
105 f4 wide open, expired Portra...

105 f4 wide open, expired Portra 160:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975406066_80369b17d7_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g6quMy)Portra 160 Expired (very) (https://flic.kr/p/2g6quMy) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 21,080
Posted By charjohncarter
I have used all three (100-200-400 Arista EDU...

I have used all three (100-200-400 Arista EDU ultras) and have been able to finally getting it trained, or maybe it trained me.

This one is expired 400 and I noticed a little increase in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 6,107
Posted By charjohncarter
I like it if it is the same as I use: FujiFilm...

I like it if it is the same as I use: FujiFilm C200 36 exposures. It is a little more saturated than Kodak Gold 200. I have very little trouble scanning C200. And I like the colors and it's...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-04-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,089
Posted By charjohncarter
I have to agree with this (I'm not using a M10),...

I have to agree with this (I'm not using a M10), I started by underexposing using my digital camera meter. But then went to my Sekonic.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By charjohncarter
Prime Network isn't listed for my cable. I'll...

Prime Network isn't listed for my cable. I'll check my smart TV.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks all, I'm doing better; hallucinations...

Thanks all, I'm doing better; hallucinations gone, balance almost back, still a slight memory problem but all in all I'm good. So soon I'll be back to Ektachrome. I've been shooting some C-41 and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, the hip is fine but I had a medicine mess up...

Yes, the hip is fine but I had a medicine mess up at the hospital which has really goofed things up. But I am at least starting display signs of cogency.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm waiting, I have only use one roll of...

I'm waiting, I have only use one roll of Ektachrome 100 (new), and the was because I've been ill. But I want to try this, I hope it comes:

35mm Ektachrome 100...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-01-2019
Replies: 156
Views: 5,368
Posted By charjohncarter
Sneaky adopted you and your son, not you and your...

Sneaky adopted you and your son, not you and your son adopted Sneaky. Sometimes cats are smarter than their previous owners. You are lucky to have him (or her ?). By the way, I never saw a mouse...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-31-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 20,941
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7, expired I think 2002 Kodak Portra 160...

Pentax 6x7, expired I think 2002 Kodak Portra 160 nc. I believe this was with a 55mm f4 Takumar lens.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975406066_80369b17d7_z.jpg...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-29-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By charjohncarter
Hard for me to answer too, because I just...

Hard for me to answer too, because I just recently bought a FF digital. I still prefer the look of film, but the ease of use is certainly welcome. I find that for what I do even sending files is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-28-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7 with Extension...

Pentax 6x7 with Extension Tube:

https://live.staticflickr.com/6181/6156073568_d08ce784ab_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/anZucs)TMY-2 HC110h Rodinal (https://flic.kr/p/anZucs) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,480
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88a63f3a9c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP) by John Carter...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-26-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 17,762
Posted By charjohncarter
Old thread, but I missed it, excellent work.

Old thread, but I missed it, excellent work.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,226
Posted By charjohncarter
I like the way you think, pairs is a great idea. ...

I like the way you think, pairs is a great idea. Was that Talent, OR or Medford? I think about you every time I go Portland to visit friends and family. The show looks wonderful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,095
Posted By charjohncarter
And fail probably for most; from LensScratch...

And fail probably for most; from LensScratch today:

The works represented a wide range of visual narratives, conceptual perspectives and thought processes. It was inspiring to see stories...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,427
Posted By charjohncarter
You can borrow my Olympus 35RC if you want.

You can borrow my Olympus 35RC if you want.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-18-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,089
Posted By charjohncarter
I used a Sekonic Master L-104 series S from 1969...

I used a Sekonic Master L-104 series S from 1969 until about 6 years ago when I up graded to a 308s. The Sekonic Master has an incident cone that is why I used it so much with meter cameras. It...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By charjohncarter
I do this too. But I use Costco. Most of my...

I do this too. But I use Costco. Most of my prints are B&W film negatives scanned and then sent to Costco to be wet printed on color paper which is not a good compromise. Not very often do people...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,115
Posted By charjohncarter
Cell photo tech is probably able to be put into a...

Cell photo tech is probably able to be put into a thimble so put a cell photo in a DSLR. They already have a screen and GPS.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,922
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is my f3.5 Serenar (Canon). A little low on...

Here is my f3.5 Serenar (Canon). A little low on contrast, but that is easy with digital post. Wide open it shows no fall off, but it does have a tendency to haze (easy to clean off though). ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By charjohncarter
css9450, nice trick inverting the tank, I never...

css9450, nice trick inverting the tank, I never liked stand for many reasons, but uneven development was definitely a constant with Rodinal stand. Thanks.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By charjohncarter
I'd like to hear these answers. Every time I've...

I'd like to hear these answers. Every time I've tried this which has been once by accident and once on purpose, I get nothing but very dark brown results. The negatives are bullet proof, but can be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,042
Posted By charjohncarter
Again, yes: slow, blurry images sometimes. But...

Again, yes: slow, blurry images sometimes. But the search engine on RFF is not any better.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-11-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By charjohncarter
Amazing, I guess they saw a need.

Amazing, I guess they saw a need.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, I'll do it.

Thanks, I'll do it.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By charjohncarter
I'd like to read it too.

I'd like to read it too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 13,680
Posted By charjohncarter
Sorry, I didn't read this until I was back. But...

Sorry, I didn't read this until I was back. But thanks, I have two children that live in SB so that is a good hint.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 13,680
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes I had a tough time with this one, medicine...

Yes I had a tough time with this one, medicine goof ups.

I'll be able to shoots some soon. I love some of my images from my first roll, but I thinking of fill flash for the early and late...
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