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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-11-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 5,806
Posted By dnp
I've had really good luck with the Kinetronics...

I've had really good luck with the Kinetronics scanner glass cleaning kit (ymmv). It works for my scanner and lens glass as well, but I'm convinced no solution is perfect.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-09-2012
Replies: 2,235
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 252,650
Posted By dnp
Shout out for BrettS - purchased a Rapidwinder...

Shout out for BrettS - purchased a Rapidwinder from him and it was fast shipping and smooth all the way!
-D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By dnp
Did this ever come around? I need a quick case...

Did this ever come around? I need a quick case while I'm waiting for Luigi to finish mine :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,980
Posted By dnp
Just closing this one out - thanks to everyone...

Just closing this one out - thanks to everyone for their contributions and thoughts. Here's the working duo that greets me each morning now. The M3 is done shooting it's second solo show, and the M6...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,980
Posted By dnp
Hi Shadowfox, There are those here that will...

Hi Shadowfox,

There are those here that will have more knowledge than me by far, but this particular run of M6 "LHSA's" can be read about on Steven Gandy's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,980
Posted By dnp
This was a total impulse purchase. A deal that...

This was a total impulse purchase. A deal that seemed to good to pass up. And now I think I'm going to turn that impulse into shooting some old slide film after a stiff cup of coffee tomorrow morning.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,980
Posted By dnp
I'm pretty close to putting her into regular...

I'm pretty close to putting her into regular service and really just needed that extra push I think... maybe she'll become one of those beautifully brassed heirlooms combining utility with art.

I've...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,980
Posted By dnp
To use or not to use... that is the question.

Well folks, I have a few M's and am not currently hurting for something to shoot... However, I recently picked up a nearly brand new (perfect) Black LHSA Special Edition M6. I'm a shooter rather than...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 07-01-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 11,894
Posted By dnp
Thanks for the quick reply Tom - I was going to...

Thanks for the quick reply Tom - I was going to see if I can spec the parts - no way I'm poking around in there myself though :)
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 07-01-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 11,894
Posted By dnp
Bringing back a very old thread (apologies) -...

Bringing back a very old thread (apologies) - Tom, when you say the M3 needs an M4-2/M4P/M6 'Intermediate Drive', are you referring to the intermediate gear, shaft or the whole intermediate drive...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-29-2012
Replies: 323
Views: 34,637
Posted By dnp
Fridge is now packed with Fuji 400X and I have...

Fridge is now packed with Fuji 400X and I have ten rolls out and another ten next week - I'll keep going until they tell me I can't :-) I do love slide film...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 15,897
Posted By dnp
Add in a dozen phone calls with chatty guys who...

Add in a dozen phone calls with chatty guys who cannot talk about cameras to anyone
they know, and it really adds up


...before I comment, let me tell you about my life and time in the congo. There...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 15,897
Posted By dnp
Great to see his picture and where my other...

Great to see his picture and where my other camera went! Thanks for posting that link. I think (in my uneducated opinion) he did do a nice job cleaning and getting my camera back and working - all of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 15,897
Posted By dnp
He mentioned being 4-6 weeks behind on repairs...

He mentioned being 4-6 weeks behind on repairs when I sent it in - I think that meant: "4-6 weeks plus all the people in front of you!". It's cool, I'll live.

Has anyone used a fella named Youxin in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 15,897
Posted By dnp
I tend to forget that my M3 is an antique, it's...

I tend to forget that my M3 is an antique, it's just been so reliable and available when I've needed it. Like a pair of worn jeans you always reach for... Though none of my jeans are from ~1958.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 15,897
Posted By dnp
Ah ok - understood :-) I really appreciate the...

Ah ok - understood :-) I really appreciate the quick responses. 7 months?? Good lord. I'll need to retrieve my stuff if it looks like it'll go past the 3month mark :-/ I hear his work is meticulous...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 15,897
Posted By dnp
Exclamation Anyone able to contact Don Golberg DAG Camera?

Hi Folks,

I've been trying to get ahold of Don to check on the status of a camera repair, but he hasn't responded to emails and his number either rings without a message machine or is busy. Has...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-20-2012
Replies: 2,235
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 252,650
Posted By dnp
YMC226, great seller

Just a quick note, I thumbs up for Lawrence - I bought a Leica M winder from him and the shipping was fast and well done. Great transaction!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-25-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 5,488
Posted By dnp
I'm not an artist, but I will be next month...

Right now I'm out putting together frames, procuring mattes and trying to find a gallery. I haven't been an artist for at least a month while going through this process... Next month, after I have...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 04-20-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,595
Posted By dnp
Same here with the popups.

Same here with the popups.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-31-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 5,018
Posted By dnp
Not for me...

Just one opinion, but an M8 can be had for 3800-4k, and I think brand dealer-new as a student for 4200... whereas a Noct of that value is very hard to find and the values are going up (as of now)....
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 2,432
Posted By dnp
Cell phones...

Not sure if anyone mentioned this one, but recently I've noticed that I used to have a lot more fun shooting in public before every single person on Earth had a cell phone strapped to their cranium...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-11-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,433
Posted By dnp
You can see the whole thing here (thanks to the...

You can see the whole thing here (thanks to the person who originally posted this, wherever you are :-)

http://2point8.whileseated.org/?p=152

Also, a cool one of Jeff Mermelstein....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-10-2008
Replies: 138
Views: 18,736
Posted By dnp
Before I gave up engineering for Apple a decade...

Before I gave up engineering for Apple a decade ago, I asked myself a question: I spend much of my time using computers for the sake of computers: testing them, finding their limitations etc... When...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-24-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 8,744
Posted By dnp
Almost forgot - Bryce: Lightjet is an output...

Almost forgot - Bryce: Lightjet is an output process that many companies offer in-house. It uses laser light to imprint an image onto traditional photographic paper. The only downside is that only...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-24-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 8,744
Posted By dnp
I've been testing lightjet recently and will...

I've been testing lightjet recently and will report more result as they come in. One thing is for sure, the output I'm getting from lightjet compared to inkjet is night and day. Subjective critique...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-22-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By dnp
Question: Why isn't it possible to take a digital...

Question: Why isn't it possible to take a digital file and print properly on Silver Gelatin paper? I've noticed that Lightjet has some good output - can't the process be applied to digital as well as...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-22-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By dnp
I really feel your frustration here. Pulling out...

I really feel your frustration here. Pulling out my old silver gel prints made me want to frickin' weep. There's nothing that comes close to that Agfa look and feel. Plastic fibers.. sigh.

I wonder...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-12-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By dnp
Thanks guys - I'll check these suggestions out!...

Thanks guys - I'll check these suggestions out! Joe, the Zink is not released yet but I'm waiting patiently.

Regards,
-D
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-12-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By dnp
Mini onsite printer?

Hi All,

I've always shot medium format film onsite with Polaroid backs so that I can do quick prints, check exposure etc... Now that I'm moving to digital, I'm wondering if there's a decent...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-27-2008
Replies: 171
Views: 21,504
Posted By dnp
Talking Two from Japan

Two shiny RD1S's showed up from Japan today - one used and one brand new. I wanted a backup :-)

So far, my impressions are very favorable. As with any device, there are things I'd change. I'm an...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-26-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 1,162
Posted By dnp
I've recently gotten a lot better at loading the...

I've recently gotten a lot better at loading the steel reels, but it always struck me that this area was ripe for invention. Honestly, how hard could it be to design a reel that had sprocket teeth on...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-06-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,281
Posted By dnp
Hi Martin, Weddings at the moment, mainly it's...

Hi Martin,

Weddings at the moment, mainly it's in-church that the problems occur with sound - also, I shoot candid moments beforehand at the home and various intimate places. For this work, I've...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-05-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,281
Posted By dnp
What a wonderful little camera this thing is -...

What a wonderful little camera this thing is - it's so solid and the pictures are wonderful. Sadly, I'm returning it on Monday. My MP will suffice and I just absolutely need the quieter shutter for...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-04-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,281
Posted By dnp
I just picked up my M8 from Calumet, and it feels...

I just picked up my M8 from Calumet, and it feels wonderful in my hand! I've only been fiddling with it for about an hour or so... The images it will produce will no doubt be great - but...

I'm...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-17-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 3,081
Posted By dnp
Excellent, thank you Tuolumne! -D

Excellent, thank you Tuolumne!
-D
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-16-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 3,081
Posted By dnp
Congrads on your purchase! I'd like to do the...

Congrads on your purchase! I'd like to do the same, but I can't seem to find the Matsuyastore on ebay in the US... I can find them in Germany... Do they not ship to the US?

Thanks much,
-D
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-13-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 3,081
Posted By dnp
MapCamera

Just so others don't tread the same path, here was the response from MapCamera:

"Dear Dan

thank ou for you inquiry.

About your request items new Epson RD-1S camera.

The high costs items such as...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-13-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 3,081
Posted By dnp
I wonder though - are those new cameras? I'd be...

I wonder though - are those new cameras? I'd be tempted to jump as well, but that's a lot of money to send out into the ether... also, wonder if they would assist with warranty if it broke... I'll...
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