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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-20-2019
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Gotcha!

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-19-2019
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-19-2019
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2019
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Poblenou Cemetery Barcelona, Spain
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2019
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-11-2019
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,859
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-04-2019
Replies: 1,305
Views: 336,197
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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-15-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,133
Posted By Vagabond
Mamiya C220 w/55mm lens. Ilford FP4 Plus in...

Mamiya C220 w/55mm lens.
Ilford FP4 Plus in xtol...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-08-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,133
Posted By Vagabond
Thank you Murray. No, no filter. Post...

Thank you Murray.

No, no filter. Post processed in PhotoShop with Silver Efex.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-08-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,133
Posted By Vagabond
Mamiya C220 w/55mm lens FP4+ xtol...

Mamiya C220 w/55mm lens
FP4+
xtol...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-01-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,133
Posted By Vagabond
Minolta Autocord Ilford FP4+ xtol...

Minolta Autocord
Ilford FP4+
xtol...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-27-2017
Replies: 931
Views: 225,226
Posted By Vagabond
Minolta Autocord FP4+ xtol...

Minolta Autocord
FP4+
xtol...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-04-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 21,724
Posted By Vagabond
#001922, bought from Epson as refurbished.

#001922, bought from Epson as refurbished.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-31-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 4,213
Posted By Vagabond
For setting the hyperfocal distance.

For setting the hyperfocal distance.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-26-2012
Replies: 71
Views: 9,439
Posted By Vagabond
Black and white for photographs, color for...

Black and white for photographs, color for pictures.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-02-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 11,666
Posted By Vagabond
I shoot RAW and then batch process them using the...

I shoot RAW and then batch process them using the Epson PhotoRAW. No matter what lens I use, the JPEGs that I get straight out of it have too much vignetting for my liking. The images from the...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-17-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By Vagabond
It was $295. I'm the original owner and it's...

It was $295. I'm the original owner and it's definitely my favorite camera so I wanted to get it repaired. I thought about buying another one as a backup but I think I'll wait until I see what Fuji...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-16-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By Vagabond
Back in October my LCD flickered a couple of...

Back in October my LCD flickered a couple of times and then stopped working. I sent it out to Steve's Camera in Culver City, CA. www.stevecamera.com It was back within a week and the price...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By Vagabond
Great shots and a great camera. There are also...

Great shots and a great camera. There are also hundreds of locks near the Uffizi Museum in Florence, Italy that we came across during a visit there last April. Amazing.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-30-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,049
Posted By Vagabond
Great stuff Nick. Did you shoot them in RAW...

Great stuff Nick. Did you shoot them in RAW format? http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/images/smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-30-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By Vagabond
Awesome shots Paul. It's a great little camera...

Awesome shots Paul. It's a great little camera and the color images that it creates are really stunning.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-26-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 6,251
Posted By Vagabond
Here's a couple reduced resolution shots taken...

Here's a couple reduced resolution shots taken with a circular polarizer from Rocky Mtn Nat'l Park. They were shot as JPEGs (not RAW) using the hyperfocal distance in the manual focus mode. Using...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-26-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 6,251
Posted By Vagabond
I used one while on vacation up in Rocky Mtn....

I used one while on vacation up in Rocky Mtn. Nat'l Park last month and it worked great. I would switch from OVF to EVF, and then adjust the filter to the desired effect. The images really look...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-18-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 3,393
Posted By Vagabond
Yes Joe, you really do some fine work with the...

Yes Joe, you really do some fine work with the R-D1. Like kuvvy I find that I use the X100 for traveling and when I want to shoot color but b/w is my favorite medium and I just love the results from...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-13-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By Vagabond
Yes, from what I've seen, her work is fantastic.

Yes, from what I've seen, her work is fantastic.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-13-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 10,074
Posted By Vagabond
Yes, very nice images. It's my favorite camera.

Yes, very nice images. It's my favorite camera.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-13-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,643
Posted By Vagabond
Yes, these are definitely photographs not...

Yes, these are definitely photographs not pictures. Very well done.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-15-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By Vagabond
I also have a Perkeo I and love it. It's a great...

I also have a Perkeo I and love it. It's a great little folder to carry around and takes excellent photos. I paid about the same price and it arrived with no light leaks or lens issues. As said...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-19-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 9,549
Posted By Vagabond
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Ben Franklin Bridge, Philadelphia. Epson R-D1
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-17-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,957
Posted By Vagabond
Very, very nice. Another couple of weeks,...

Very, very nice. Another couple of weeks, hopefully.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-20-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 8,090
Posted By Vagabond
Thanks so much for the reports. I'm sure that...

Thanks so much for the reports. I'm sure that they will speed up the initial set up and eliminate a lot of unnecessary experimentation when I get mine.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-18-2011
Replies: 162
Views: 21,724
Posted By Vagabond
R-D1 #001922 Bought from Epson as "refurbished"...

R-D1 #001922 Bought from Epson as "refurbished" but there wasn't a mark on it and it's still going strong after 4200 clicks.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-04-2011
Replies: 301
Views: 25,840
Posted By Vagabond
Photogrammetrist. Basically making maps from...

Photogrammetrist. Basically making maps from aerial photography for engineering purposes and geographic information systems (GIS). Have also used some of the above Wild, Leica, and K&E equipment...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-02-2011
Replies: 1,722
Views: 437,528
Posted By Vagabond
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Taken at the Pike's Peak rodeo.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-02-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,843
Posted By Vagabond
That looks like a definite possibility. Thanks.

That looks like a definite possibility. Thanks.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-02-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,843
Posted By Vagabond
No, the grip on my R2a doesn't come close to...

No, the grip on my R2a doesn't come close to fitting. I've always found it to be very useful on the R2a and always thought that it would be a nice addition to the R-D1.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-01-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,843
Posted By Vagabond
Where can you get that awesome looking grip for...

Where can you get that awesome looking grip for the R-D1? Or was that strictly part of the R-D1XG package?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-23-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,765
Posted By Vagabond
Thanks for the link. Looks like it performs well...

Thanks for the link. Looks like it performs well in cold weather, eh.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-10-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,356
Posted By Vagabond
Ditto on all of the above. Without a doubt the...

Ditto on all of the above. Without a doubt the most enjoyable camera that I've ever owned.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-26-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,180
Posted By Vagabond
Nice stuff. Sounds like a good find. I have a...

Nice stuff. Sounds like a good find. I have a Yashica D that is such a pleasure to use and have been real pleased with the results. Good...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-05-2011
Replies: 1,159
Views: 416,297
Posted By Vagabond
Voigtlander Perkeo I - Tmax100. I really enjoy...

Voigtlander Perkeo I - Tmax100. I really enjoy using this camera because it is so compact and easy to carry...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-23-2010
Replies: 686
Views: 66,334
Posted By Vagabond
Shot with a Voigtlander Perkeo I at Rocky Mtn....

Shot with a Voigtlander Perkeo I at Rocky Mtn. Nat'l Park. Tmax100 and Tmax developer.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-09-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 4,369
Posted By Vagabond
Cafe Ole

In Cafe Ole, Old City Philadelphia, PA.

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Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-12-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 13,278
Posted By Vagabond
Hot Water Method

Thanks for the tip, Charlie. I used the "hot water" method on a recently purchased Ansco Speedex Special and it worked like a charm. That old grease is unbelievable. If they could get the formula...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-24-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,878
Posted By Vagabond
I recently bought a Yashica D, which is an older...

I recently bought a Yashica D, which is an older model without the meter, in almost new condition. I am anxious to run a couple of rolls to Tmax thru it, process the film, and have a friend scan it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2009
Replies: 104
Views: 13,495
Posted By Vagabond
Cafe Ole

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 3,677
Posted By Vagabond
Bustin a move

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-08-2009
Replies: 196
Views: 27,513
Posted By Vagabond
Aaa ha hhahahhahahaaa!!!

Aaa ha hhahahhahahaaa!!!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-07-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,021
Posted By Vagabond
One More

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-07-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,718
Posted By Vagabond
Storm clouds in the Garden of the Gods

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2009
Replies: 196
Views: 27,513
Posted By Vagabond
Well, it used to be a farm animal.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,260
Posted By Vagabond
Eastern State Penitentiary

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,151
Posted By Vagabond
Stilt Girls

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By Vagabond
Clowns

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From the Coney Island Mermaid Parade.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,021
Posted By Vagabond
Busking

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Forgot about this one.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,021
Posted By Vagabond
Busking

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2009
Replies: 309
Views: 36,030
Posted By Vagabond
Mannequin

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,713
Posted By Vagabond
signs

Big Ass Yard Sale:
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-04-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,959
Posted By Vagabond
Congrats Joe. It's a great camera and the best...

Congrats Joe. It's a great camera and the best purchase that I ever made.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-15-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,202
Posted By Vagabond
It's a great camera, you'll love it.

It's a great camera, you'll love it.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-31-2008
Replies: 91
Views: 6,784
Posted By Vagabond
Talent is rarely distinguishable from...

Talent is rarely distinguishable from perseverance and hard work.

The function of the overwhelming majority of your artwork is simply to teach you how to make the small fraction of your artwork that...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-25-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By Vagabond
The same scam keeps popping up in the Denver and...

The same scam keeps popping up in the Denver and Colorado Springs c-list also. Anybody live in Florida that can pick one up for me?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-18-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By Vagabond
This has also appeared on the Denver c-list a...

This has also appeared on the Denver c-list a couple of times during the past week.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-01-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 14,983
Posted By Vagabond
I got mine and will post some images later today.

I got mine and will post some images later today.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-26-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Vagabond
Congratulations on the R-D1s. It's a great...

Congratulations on the R-D1s. It's a great camera and I know that you'll enjoy it.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-19-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By Vagabond
Beautiful work. Now if summer ever gets here in...

Beautiful work. Now if summer ever gets here in Colorado.............
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-08-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 988
Posted By Vagabond
I'm very anxious to check this book out. I saw...

I'm very anxious to check this book out. I saw an exhibit of his work a number of years ago at the Bucks County Community College outside of Philadelphia and it was incredible. Especially some of...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-28-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By Vagabond
A later posting in c-list suggested that it was a...

A later posting in c-list suggested that it was a scam. The photo has one of those little camera logos in the bottom right which made me suspicious. Don't feel bad, I email'd him from Colorado...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2008
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,713
Posted By Vagabond
Signs

Here's a couple from downtown Philadelphia.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-12-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,053
Posted By Vagabond
Pinhole Shots

Both taken with my Super Speed Graphic and home made pinhole. It's incredible how much detail you can pick up with just a pinhole.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-08-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 2,430
Posted By Vagabond
Manitou Springs Mardi Gras Parade

It was cold and windy but that didn't stop the folks in Manitou Springs, Colorado from having a parade. Great costumes, tasty gumbo, and lots of laughs.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-21-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 2,430
Posted By Vagabond
Having just moved to Colorado a month ago, I...

Having just moved to Colorado a month ago, I don't really know what to expect but I saw that there is going to be a parade in the town of Manitou Springs. It's a real crazy, artsie town so it should...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-11-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Vagabond
Since I've never seen any definate specs on what...

Since I've never seen any definate specs on what it will or will not accept I've always used one of the Wein high voltage regulators just to be on the safe side. It mounts on the hot shoe of the R2a...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-10-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Vagabond
Fortunately I have never dropped my R2a but I...

Fortunately I have never dropped my R2a but I vividly remember dropping an SLR. Seeing it tumble through the air in slow motion and then hit the ground right on the corner of the lens was something...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-24-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By Vagabond
Nice work. Yet another interesting avenue to...

Nice work. Yet another interesting avenue to persue.
Forum: RFF News 10-22-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,560
Posted By Vagabond
Lynn, Thank you for the information. I...

Lynn,

Thank you for the information. I certainly hope that he is on the mend and will be up and about in good time. Ian's kind comments were always very inspiring to me. It's people like him that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-29-2007
Replies: 420
Views: 62,340
Posted By Vagabond
Some wonderful shots on this thread. Here are a...

Some wonderful shots on this thread. Here are a couple of doors to add to the collection.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-11-2007
Replies: 138
Views: 5,898
Posted By Vagabond
Sign me up.

Sign me up.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-05-2007
Replies: 646
Views: 26,727
Posted By Vagabond
Is there a recommended pixel size for the images?

Is there a recommended pixel size for the images?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,693
Posted By Vagabond
Many thanks, Furrukh.

Many thanks, Furrukh.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-03-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Vagabond
Welcome, gs-ninja. I am looking forward to...

Welcome, gs-ninja. I am looking forward to seeing some photos from your R-D1. It's a wonderful camera and I am sure that you will enjoy using it.

Bill
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By Vagabond
I couldn't help but notice the Art Kane "Jazz...

I couldn't help but notice the Art Kane "Jazz Portrait" and the photo of Charlie Parker behind the Death Stare Guy. Where is this place? I'd like to check it out the next time I'm in Arizona (if...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Vagabond
Men in Dresses......

Men in Dresses......
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-23-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 2,762
Posted By Vagabond
Grazie, Nico. Much appreciated.

Grazie, Nico. Much appreciated.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-19-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 2,762
Posted By Vagabond
Thanks so much ManGo & rbiemer. Bill

Thanks so much ManGo & rbiemer.

Bill
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-18-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By Vagabond
A few months ago I adjusted mine, have used it...

A few months ago I adjusted mine, have used it quite a bit, and it hasn't changed yet. I was afraid that I would miss with the sealer and gum up the works somehow. Both the vertical alignment and...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-06-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By Vagabond
Congratulations on the R-D1, Andreas. I had no...

Congratulations on the R-D1, Andreas. I had no idea that I would enjoy mine so much. The ability to change ISO on the fly is so convenient and the RAW plug-in is really great for removing...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-24-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By Vagabond
Welcome, Eric. I'm sure that you will enjoy your...

Welcome, Eric. I'm sure that you will enjoy your Bessa. I have a Bessa R2a and use it primarily with the CV 35/2.5 which gives me sufficient depth of field when using it for street photography. ...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-21-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,968
Posted By Vagabond
Chad, You might check out this thread...

Chad,

You might check out this thread also:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35540&highlight=pinhole
Forum: RFF Polls 02-14-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 2,851
Posted By Vagabond
R2a and an R-D1. Well, it says Epson but sure...

R2a and an R-D1. Well, it says Epson but sure looks a lot like the R2a!!!
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-12-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By Vagabond
Dali Atomicus - I read where it took Halsman 6...

Dali Atomicus - I read where it took Halsman 6 hours and 28 throws of the cats (there were three) to get that photograph. The cats must have been rather peeved after that session! Not to mention...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-10-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,788
Posted By Vagabond
I think that it is a very worthwhile addition to...

I think that it is a very worthwhile addition to the R2a. I use a wrist strap and find that it makes it a lot more comfortable when walking the streets with the camera. Worth every penny.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-07-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By Vagabond
That's very true. I'm just trying to cut down on...

That's very true. I'm just trying to cut down on the amount of crap on top of the camera.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-07-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By Vagabond
Yes it would be useful to know what the voltage...

Yes it would be useful to know what the voltage (measured at the shoe when flash is fully charged) is on your 283. I have a couple of 285s and an older Vivitar 2500 that all measure around 12 volts....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,715
Posted By Vagabond
Yes, for black and white you easily make do with...

Yes, for black and white you easily make do with the kitchen or bathroom. I use a changing bag for loading the film into a Paterson tank and within about a half hour you have your negs ready to hang...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-05-2007
Replies: 71
Views: 3,997
Posted By Vagabond
Recently finished Art & Fear by David Bayles &...

Recently finished Art & Fear by David Bayles & Ted Orland. This book was mentioned somewhere on RFF and I finally got hold of a copy. Wonderful book! One or both of the authors are involved in...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-05-2007
Replies: 110
Views: 10,587
Posted By Vagabond
Photogrammetrist. We create maps and GIS...

Photogrammetrist. We create maps and GIS (geographic information systems) products from aerial photography and other remotely sensed imagery. Overlapping imagery is utilized in order to be able to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-05-2007
Replies: 83
Views: 3,689
Posted By Vagabond
Great thread with some excellent points. Much of...

Great thread with some excellent points. Much of this is covered in the book "Art & Fear" by David Bayles & Ted Orland. I picked up a copy after seeing it mentioned somewhere here on RFF. A very...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2007
Replies: 240
Views: 30,297
Posted By Vagabond
Bessa R2a, Nokton 50/1.5, Tmax-3200 @ 1600

Bessa R2a, Nokton 50/1.5, Tmax-3200 @ 1600
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 01-30-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 2,514
Posted By Vagabond
I have not used a pinhole on a rangefinder yet...

I have not used a pinhole on a rangefinder yet but I have made them for my SLR and a Super Speed Graphic 4x5.

Using a thin piece of brass that I bought from a hobby or craft store, I used a sewing...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-23-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 2,410
Posted By Vagabond
Many thanks, Nico.

Many thanks, Nico.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-20-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By Vagabond
I received mine back in November '06 with a...

I received mine back in November '06 with a serial number of 0019xx and it is also in pristine condition without any sign of use on it. I've adjusted the slight infinity focus problem which also...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-17-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,282
Posted By Vagabond
Back in November, when I bought mine, I had...

Back in November, when I bought mine, I had checked the site slightly before 6am and there were not any refurbs listed. I went back to their site just after 6am and there they were. So maybe they...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-15-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 27,488
Posted By Vagabond
After reading the threads concerning the...

After reading the threads concerning the alignment problems, I tested my R-D1 and found that it was back focusing quite a bit on close subjects. I hadn't noticed this before since I was primarily...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-04-2007
Replies: 71
Views: 43,982
Posted By Vagabond
Great job, Rich.

Great job, Rich.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-29-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By Vagabond
Congratulations. It's such a great camera. I...

Congratulations. It's such a great camera. I use it primarily with the 35mm and 50mm lenses. Film development is a real pleasure after you get the routine down. I use the self threading Paterson...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-23-2006
Replies: 90
Views: 9,838
Posted By Vagabond
That makes at least two of us because I ordered...

That makes at least two of us because I ordered one also. WooHoo! I'd better tell the wife that the holidays came early this year.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-23-2006
Replies: 90
Views: 9,838
Posted By Vagabond
R-D1 refurbs back on Epson site

The R-D1 refurbs are again listed on the Epson site as of this morning, Thursday, Nov 23!!!!! Don't forget the discount code 6ZNAXFP.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-09-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 4,606
Posted By Vagabond
Many pictures but few photographs.

Many pictures but few photographs.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,354
Posted By Vagabond
Grazie, gracias, arigato, danke, efcharisto,...

Grazie, gracias, arigato, danke, efcharisto, merci, komapsumnida......

Thanks,

Bill
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-28-2006
Replies: 646
Views: 26,727
Posted By Vagabond
Sounds like a fantastic idea. Please count me in.

Sounds like a fantastic idea. Please count me in.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-14-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 2,204
Posted By Vagabond
Good story and pics Froyd. You might want to...

Good story and pics Froyd. You might want to invest in the side grip. It makes holding the R2a a lot more comfortable. Congratulations and welcome.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-10-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Vagabond
Chuck, There is a large Calumet on 1400 S....

Chuck,

There is a large Calumet on 1400 S. Columbus Blvd. South of center city near the Delaware River.

Also try Webbcam LLC which is just north of Market Street at 241 N. 12th St. A small but...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By Vagabond
Rittenhouse Square - Philadelphia

Rittenhouse Square - Philadelphia
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-30-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 3,330
Posted By Vagabond
Seeing the photos in this thread is very...

Seeing the photos in this thread is very inspiring. Having one of mine picked is even more so.

Thank you.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-14-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Vagabond
Nice shots and congratulations on the R2a. I've...

Nice shots and congratulations on the R2a. I've had mine for a while now and really like it. I use it mostly with the 35/2.5. The 1.7 really seems to do a great job. Hmmm. Do I feel a GAS attack...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By Vagabond
Got Milk????????????

Got Milk????????????
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By Vagabond
Here's a few.......

Here's a few.......
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-28-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By Vagabond
I've been trying a number of different ways. ...

I've been trying a number of different ways. Luminosity masks with color balance layers and Layer Style Blending Options, Solid Color adjustment layers, Duotone, etc. Some seem to work more to my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-28-2006
Replies: 111
Views: 6,165
Posted By Vagabond
Nobuyoshi Araki. Other than the photograph of...

Nobuyoshi Araki.

Other than the photograph of the girl and the watermelon, everything else seems to exist on shock value alone. Maybe I'm missing something here.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-28-2006
Replies: 262
Views: 33,409
Posted By Vagabond
I guess it's the smell of Stop Bath that I'm...

I guess it's the smell of Stop Bath that I'm addicted to.

Tmax film with Tmax developer in a Paterson tank. What can I say, I'm lazy.

After the negs are dry, I'll scan them as JPEGs @ 72ppi. ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 1,821
Posted By Vagabond
Payasam, Thanks for the nice feedback. Although...

Payasam,

Thanks for the nice feedback. Although I don't know if HCB would have cared for it. Ha!

Thanks again,

Bill
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 1,821
Posted By Vagabond
I dunno but there is just something about this...

I dunno but there is just something about this one.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-26-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By Vagabond
Yes, yes, yes!!! For viewing on a monitor all of...

Yes, yes, yes!!! For viewing on a monitor all of those additional pixels serve no purpose and it makes us poor dial-uppers spend more time in front of the computer waiting for downloads when we...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By Vagabond
I've used this technique and have never had any...

I've used this technique and have never had any problem with scratches or mistakenly reloading the film back into the camera. When loading it into the Paterson reel, I'll pull out a small length of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 3,664
Posted By Vagabond
This is really well done. Very good pose and the...

This is really well done. Very good pose and the subjects could have very easily been underexposed considering the bright sky in the window.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-21-2006
Replies: 49
Views: 2,225
Posted By Vagabond
Robert Frank, Alfred Eisenstaedt, W. Eugene...

Robert Frank, Alfred Eisenstaedt, W. Eugene Smith, Sally Mann, Annie Liebovicz, Sebastiao Salgado, Gordon Parks, Mary Ellen Mark, Gary Winogrand, Diane Arbus, Milt Hinton, Ansel Adams, Roger Hicks,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,479
Posted By Vagabond
Yes Melanie, I believe it was called that at one...

Yes Melanie, I believe it was called that at one time but has gone through a number of iterations since then. It's at 12th and Walnut in the Gayborhood.

Nice shots. I like the last one. What is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 3,664
Posted By Vagabond
Gotta love those smiles.........

Gotta love those smiles.........
Forum: Off Topic 07-12-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vagabond
Acoustic guitar. Primarily finger style delta...

Acoustic guitar. Primarily finger style delta blues like Mississippi John Hurt, Rev. Gary Davis, etc.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-12-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By Vagabond
That's why I only drink when I'm alone or with...

That's why I only drink when I'm alone or with somebody.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-12-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By Vagabond
Good one. At least you didn't crank it so hard...

Good one. At least you didn't crank it so hard that you ripped the film out of the cassette. I did that on an SLR during a vacation years ago and haven't been able to live it down yet.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-28-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,978
Posted By Vagabond
The one of Melanie taken with the Summicron 50/2...

The one of Melanie taken with the Summicron 50/2 is just awesome. Great composition, scanning, tone, etc. Oh, and she's not a bad subject either - for a former Philadelphian. Aaa ha...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-28-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,479
Posted By Vagabond
Nice stuff Rich. From the same event in...

Nice stuff Rich.

From the same event in Philly.

Bessa R2a with CV 35/2.5 & CV 75/2.5
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-13-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,397
Posted By Vagabond
Girls just wanna have fun......

Girls just wanna have fun......
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-23-2006
Replies: 1,510
Views: 194,932
Posted By Vagabond
Melanie -- Guess where!

Melanie -- Guess where!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-17-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 8,852
Posted By Vagabond
Shot with slr but couldn't resist this one.

Shot with slr but couldn't resist this one.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-17-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By Vagabond
Z-z-z-z-z-z-z-z

Z-z-z-z-z-z-z-z
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-16-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 8,852
Posted By Vagabond
During a recent public pillow fight in...

During a recent public pillow fight in Philadelphia.

R2a w/35mm Color-Skopar
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-01-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By Vagabond
My R2a also has exhibited a stiff rewind since...

My R2a also has exhibited a stiff rewind since when I had purchased it. When all of the film is almost rewound it is the most noticable. I have taken an old outdated roll of film and run it through...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-21-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Vagabond
Plaza Mayor, Puerta Del Sol, Plaza de Espana,...

Plaza Mayor, Puerta Del Sol, Plaza de Espana, Palacio Real, Plaza de Cibeles, Parque del Retiro, Museo del Prado, and tapas, tapas, tapas.

Argh-h-h-h. I want to go back.

Bill
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-10-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 2,828
Posted By Vagabond
I'll be taking the R2a down to Philadelphia for...

I'll be taking the R2a down to Philadelphia for the St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday. I want to get down to the staging area early to see if the 35 & 75mm can find anything interesting to shoot. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2006
Replies: 71
Views: 3,997
Posted By Vagabond
Recently finished "Pictorial Composition In...

Recently finished "Pictorial Composition In Photography" by Arthur Hammond. This is a second edition dated 1932 in excellent shape that I found in a local used bookshop for $3.00. It contains 48...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 3,307
Posted By Vagabond
That's probably why I tend to do most of my...

That's probably why I tend to do most of my shooting at festivals, etc. where personal space seems to be not as critical. Fortunately I've never had an encounter with an irate individual and believe...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 4,859
Posted By Vagabond
I hadn't realized that lamp posts could be this...

I hadn't realized that lamp posts could be this intriguing.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 3,307
Posted By Vagabond
Thank you for the reply. We are going in the...

Thank you for the reply. We are going in the middle of May with a group from the university where my wife works. We will fly to Rome and very briefly see Sorrento, Capri, Taormina Region, Palermo,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 3,307
Posted By Vagabond
That's good to know. I'll be going back to...

That's good to know. I'll be going back to Italy, this time to see the southern part of the country. Basically from Naploli down through Sicily. I hope to bring two bodies, one for black and white...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-20-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By Vagabond
I find that when I travel, I shoot a lot using a ...

I find that when I travel, I shoot a lot using a 35mm focal length. This would mean using a 21 or 25mm lens on the R-D1. Is there going to be much vignetting with this? And would it require a...
Forum: Off Topic 02-20-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 2,717
Posted By Vagabond
Thanks for the tip on Shadow of the Wind. I...

Thanks for the tip on Shadow of the Wind. I agree, it was a really wonderful book.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-13-2006
Replies: 52
Views: 2,965
Posted By Vagabond
'nuff said.

'nuff said.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,668
Posted By Vagabond
Pot, vase, whatever....... I think it needs a...

Pot, vase, whatever....... I think it needs a drink.
Forum: Off Topic 02-05-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 2,717
Posted By Vagabond
"Purity of Blood" by Arturo Perez-Reverte. This...

"Purity of Blood" by Arturo Perez-Reverte. This is the second book in the Captain Alatriste series. The stories take place in seventeenth-century Madrid and are very interesting to me since I was...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-01-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 3,559
Posted By Vagabond
Signs are good subjects. They stay still for...

Signs are good subjects. They stay still for you, will wait for the right lighting, and don't get upset when you take their photograph.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 3,559
Posted By Vagabond
Here's a couple. Not all funny.

Here's a couple. Not all funny.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By Vagabond
Fuji 1600 @ 1600. Shot with SLR 85mm f1.7 @...

Fuji 1600 @ 1600. Shot with SLR 85mm f1.7 @ 1/60.

The prints are better than this scan. I was very pleased with the results.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-29-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 2,166
Posted By Vagabond
This should be required reading prior to using a...

This should be required reading prior to using a scanner.

Thanks for the excellent link.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 3,136
Posted By Vagabond
Just a few words.

Just a few words.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-26-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By Vagabond
It's nice to see that not everyone loathes TMAX. ...

It's nice to see that not everyone loathes TMAX. I was starting to get a complex.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-24-2006
Replies: 88
Views: 7,363
Posted By Vagabond
Couldn't find any with me in them. Sounds like a...

Couldn't find any with me in them. Sounds like a good project though.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-24-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 5,335
Posted By Vagabond
Because it's there.

Because it's there.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 1,350
Posted By Vagabond
For food you can't go wrong in Little Italy. And...

For food you can't go wrong in Little Italy. And then it's off to Chinatown for the Chinese New Year parade on Sunday 2/5 at 1:00pm. Plenty of material there.

Have fun, wish I could join you guys.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-20-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 5,133
Posted By Vagabond
Unfortunately, I think you are correct. I'm...

Unfortunately, I think you are correct.

I'm going to shut down the computer and go out to buy some chemicals.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-13-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 3,401
Posted By Vagabond
Minolta X-370s (a couple) with mostly ROKKOR-X...

Minolta X-370s (a couple) with mostly ROKKOR-X lenses 28, 35, 50, 85, 135, 28-70, 35-70, 35-105, and 70-210. Plus various Minolta extension tubes and bellows, 2x tele converter. Oh, and I almost...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-28-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 2,232
Posted By Vagabond
I experienced the same thing when scanning b/w...

I experienced the same thing when scanning b/w negs using the Minolta Dimage Scan Dual III. Now I always scan them as color positives and then in photoshop do an invert and a desaturate. Then I'll...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 3,454
Posted By Vagabond
Thanks Doug

Doug,

Thanks for the kind words about that shot.

Quite a while ago I had seen some night time shots on this site and that inspired me to start lurking through the streets of Philadelphia looking...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-11-2005
Replies: 158
Views: 17,710
Posted By Vagabond
Couldn't resist a few more.

Couldn't resist a few more.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-11-2005
Replies: 158
Views: 17,710
Posted By Vagabond
Blues, Jazz & Classical

Blues, Jazz & Classical
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-11-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 3,454
Posted By Vagabond
Old City, Philadelphia, PA You gotta love the...

Old City, Philadelphia, PA

You gotta love the nite.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 2,013
Posted By Vagabond
Thanks!

Just wanted to thank everyone for the great feedback and the fine examples. It has really been helpful.

Now I just have to figure out if my next acquisition will be in the vicinity of a 75 or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 2,013
Posted By Vagabond
Why Super Wide??

Being new to the rangefinder game I am curious about the RFer’s fascination with super wide angle lenses like 21mm and below. After many years of using SLRs, I purchased a Bessa R2a with a 35mm lens...
Forum: Off Topic 11-26-2005
Replies: 71
Views: 2,383
Posted By Vagabond
Still playing my 1965 Martin D-21 steel string...

Still playing my 1965 Martin D-21 steel string acoustic. Mostly finger style country blues like Mississippi John Hurt, Reverend Gary Davis, etc. I guess I'm stuck on old style music and old style...
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