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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Hours Ago
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Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Pulau Ketam | Malaysia Pentax MX, SMC-M 28/f2...

Pulau Ketam | Malaysia

Pentax MX, SMC-M 28/f2 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49120688897_e9f10ec2fb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hQCntg)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 186
Views: 26,364
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
If anyone's curious about the OEM...

If anyone's curious about the OEM hood.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49185289967_ec698d4d9e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hWkt7P)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49184592903_59ca979a4a_c.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 7,583
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I believe itís the same in the OM system (28/f2.8...

I believe itís the same in the OM system (28/f2.8 smaller than the 28/f3.5).

For Pentax the real gem for slower wides is the SMC-K 28/f3.5, with its fancy pants 8/7 design.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 7,583
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Iíd love a black one but the chrome popped up...

Iíd love a black one but the chrome popped up locally and I couldnít resist...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3,767
Views: 720,254
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The 'new' OM1n kit, recently returned from an...

The 'new' OM1n kit, recently returned from an overhaul by Yoshi at Nagami Camera Service

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49185091001_1b4ed8c242_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hWjrYn)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 7,583
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
MX vs...

MX vs OM1n

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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 2,884
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Out of interest, why not the 50/f1.5 Nokton? It...

Out of interest, why not the 50/f1.5 Nokton? It seems to be a more natural competitor to the two Zeiss' in terms of size, speed and performance.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 303
Views: 40,496
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I haven't been lucky enough to own the K28/f2,...

I haven't been lucky enough to own the K28/f2, but I do own the M28/f2 and I wouldn't describe it as 'inferior', rather that the K is unusually exceptional.

I've used the Super Takumar 28/f3.5,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thanks Lynn, I hadn’t seen those shots. A bunch...

Thanks Lynn, I hadn’t seen those shots. A bunch of my colleagues from Tas Parks have been deployed in NSW and it sounds pretty grim.

Bizarrely ‘summer’ in the Tasmania high country has been the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 728
Views: 151,571
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Tasman National Park | Tasmania SRT101b, Rokkor...

Tasman National Park | Tasmania

SRT101b, Rokkor 50/f1.7 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48941038296_50eede860b_c.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 393
Views: 22,888
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Bare Island | La Perouse Pentax MX, SMC Takumar...

Bare Island | La Perouse

Pentax MX, SMC Takumar 50/f1.4 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/697/31538996554_c6ab6c908f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Q3ZASE)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Pulau Ketam, Malaysia Hasselblad SWC/M and...

Pulau Ketam, Malaysia

Hasselblad SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49046935767_08b02e9f17_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hJ7nez)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,461
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
My 1965 M2 has had the broken self-timer spring,...

My 1965 M2 has had the broken self-timer spring, and a detached viewfinder optic (to be fair, this happened following a short, sharp knock to the lens). Also the still undiagnosed intermittent light...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I just purchased the 35/f2 Ultron, having...

I just purchased the 35/f2 Ultron, having previously used the 35mm Color Skopar II for about five years. So far I really like it. Rendering is excellent, handling is excellent (despite the grumbles...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Voigtlander 35/f1.7 Ultron (VM) Size may not...

Voigtlander 35/f1.7 Ultron (VM)

Size may not quite fit the brief, but rendering certainly does...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 7,583
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thanks Huss! The cranes of Port Klang |...

Thanks Huss!

The cranes of Port Klang | Malaysia

MX, SMC-K 85/f1.8 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49119995153_149b448d0f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hQyPfa)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 703
Views: 89,096
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The mangrove islands of Palau Ketam |...

The mangrove islands of Palau Ketam | Malaysia

Pentax MX, SMC-M 28/f2 and Tmax400 (yellow filter)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49120689477_09af525960_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hQCnDg)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 3,209
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Oddly enough expired film is often more expensive...

Oddly enough expired film is often more expensive than fresh stock in the local market (even the same emulsions).

Trends are strange things...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I see no reason why that wouldnít work. Quality...

I see no reason why that wouldnít work. Quality filters should have the index mark in the same place.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 3,209
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thatís interesting. In Aus Kodak is generally...

Thatís interesting. In Aus Kodak is generally cheaper than Ilford for B&W, and Portra400 is quite a bit cheaper than P400H for colour...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 303
Views: 40,496
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The K28/f2 is probably my ultimate goldilocks...

The K28/f2 is probably my ultimate goldilocks lens, for any system. I have the M28/f2, and it’s wonderful, but the K is just something else...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3,767
Views: 720,254
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Hansons Peak and Little Horn OM1n, G.Zuiko...

Hansons Peak and Little Horn

OM1n, G.Zuiko 28/f3.5 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49112710976_a217b9d724_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hPVtUU)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Mt Campbell | Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National...

Mt Campbell | Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National Park

Olympus OM1n, G.Zuiko 28/f3.5 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49112711561_79b0b331ae_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hPVu5Z)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3,255
Views: 566,323
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Ipoh | Malaysia Pentax MX, SMC-K 85/f1.8 and...

Ipoh | Malaysia

Pentax MX, SMC-K 85/f1.8 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49120689892_fa0862473b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hQCnLq)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3,255
Views: 566,323
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Pulau Ketam, Malaysia Pentax MX, SMC-M 28/f2 and...

Pulau Ketam, Malaysia

Pentax MX, SMC-M 28/f2 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49120497016_c9fb6d8ffb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hQBoqY)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 7,583
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Pulau Ketam, Malaysia MX, SMC-M 28/f2 and...

Pulau Ketam, Malaysia

MX, SMC-M 28/f2 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49119994453_e4a8fd0d1b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hQyP36)
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 2,320
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
More from Pulau Ketam SWC/M and...

More from Pulau Ketam

SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49046936602_79096f4ba6_c.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Shoobridge Bend | kunanyi / Mt Wellington SWC/M...

Shoobridge Bend | kunanyi / Mt Wellington

SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48752451483_8069f1e4ac_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hh64jk)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
A bit off topic but Iím curious when you use a...

A bit off topic but Iím curious when you use a polariser with an SWC and what kind of results you get (being so wide)?



SWC isnít an SLR ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Hansons Peak | Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National...

Hansons Peak | Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National Park

Olympus OM1n, G.Zuiko 28/f3.5 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49112901392_69b7bcc6a4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hPWsvW)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3,767
Views: 720,254
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
First roll back from my 'new' (and newly...

First roll back from my 'new' (and newly serviced) OM1n and G.Zuiko 28/f3.5. I've been a Zuikoholic in the digital world for a while, but it's nice to get in on the OM system :)

Dove Lake and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thanks for sharing, really beautiful documentary...

Thanks for sharing, really beautiful documentary photography.

I think these would have been taken not long after my Wife’s family left the south of China.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 967
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Within reason I’ve never found samples to be a...

Within reason I’ve never found samples to be a particularly useful way of determining whether I’m going to like a camera. Pretty much all modern, large sensor digitals have very good image quality,...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Theyíre such different beasts itís never occurred...

Theyíre such different beasts itís never occurred to me to compare the two...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,702
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I really want to like this but the lack of...

I really want to like this but the lack of mechanical shutter is a pretty big hurdle...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Pulau Ketam, Malaysia Hasselblad SWC/M and...

Pulau Ketam, Malaysia

Hasselblad SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49046936602_79096f4ba6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hJ7ntY)
Forum: Travel 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 2,320
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Pulau Ketam, one of several low-lying mangrove...

Pulau Ketam, one of several low-lying mangrove islands at the mouth of the Klang River (the river that runs through the Kuala Lumpur CBD). The islands are home to a thriving fishing industry and can...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Silver Peppermint (Eucalyptus tenuinarmis |...

Silver Peppermint (Eucalyptus tenuinarmis | Tasman National Park

SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48729642062_d6d3befc8d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hf59Ss)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,363
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Probably a KX or MX. Excellent cameras that seems...

Probably a KX or MX. Excellent cameras that seems to have completely missed the marketplace hype (and elevated prices) thrown at the K1000.

Keep an eye on the Pentax Forums classifieds and you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,745
Views: 325,494
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Tunah Plains | Tasman National Park SRT101b,...

Tunah Plains | Tasman National Park

SRT101b, Rokkor 50/f1.7 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48941038096_a7fb096218_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hyKBxE)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-03-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
True, but it has significant impact on resale if...

True, but it has significant impact on resale if youíre honest when the time comes to pass it on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-16-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
This change doesnít make an ounce of difference...

This change doesnít make an ounce of difference to people downloading stuff for free. Itís still up to the account holder to choose what size to upload and what size to allow for downloads (if any).
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Really odd separation?

Really odd separation?
Forum: Travel 10-12-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Wonderful photos! Where is home for you?

Wonderful photos! Where is home for you?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-08-2019
Replies: 790
Views: 117,713
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Iíve almost finished my visit to Hanoi (and...

Iíve almost finished my visit to Hanoi (and surrounding area) and will be developing about 20 rolls when I get home. Is it ok if I share work from my SWC/M and MX? Unfortunately my M2 is away getting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,601
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The camera I’ve owned the longest is a Spotmatic...

The camera I’ve owned the longest is a Spotmatic F. It was bought new by my parents, and I ‘inherited’ it (ie. put my first roll through it) around 2004. I don’t use it much, perhaps a roll a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thatís true, and I probably would. Itís not a...

Thatís true, and I probably would.

Itís not a deal breaker obviously, but if the point of the thread is direct market feedback, thatís my feedback :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Take it as you will, but I’m really not a fan of...

Take it as you will, but I’m really not a fan of the pink-purple mounting button. It looks like someone misplaced the sequins from a prom dress...

Personally I’d much prefer plain red. Simple,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-01-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,888
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Did you mean to post this in a different thread?...

Did you mean to post this in a different thread? Whoís Barry?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,882
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I donít know if youíre out of touch or just...

I donít know if youíre out of touch or just trolling, but in my hometown a roll of Portra400, shot and developed, will set you back about $25aud. If film is your primary medium, thatís going to rack...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,882
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I wonder how small the run would be though...

I wonder how small the run would be though (compared to its original release)? I feel like Cosina discontinued the Bessa models immediately prior to the upsurge in the film market, and if they...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-28-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,272
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thatís very true. My M2 and MX are a similar size...

Thatís very true. My M2 and MX are a similar size but the M2 feels much, much heavier.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-27-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,316
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Yep, an Autocord was my first foray into medium...

Yep, an Autocord was my first foray into medium format and itís still a favourite, even after Ďupgradingí with a Hasselblad 6x6 kit. Fantastic lens, great ergonomics and nice and compact.

I bought...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
There's considerable difference in prices in Aus...

There's considerable difference in prices in Aus depending where you shop. The best (legitimate) Australian online stores have prices a little higher but comparable to the US. But if you walk into a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
It isn't? Currently in Aus Delta400 is $7.45usd...

It isn't?

Currently in Aus Delta400 is $7.45usd and Tmax400 $6.45usd (depending where you shop)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thank you for the insight.

Thank you for the insight.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 3,867
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The road into the Highlands | Iceland Ricoh...

The road into the Highlands | Iceland

Ricoh GRII

https://live.staticflickr.com/4255/35461035950_2f02eba8f1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/W2z5xy)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-24-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 4,395
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
A few years later and it's still an absolute...

A few years later and it's still an absolute favourite :)

M2 and Voigtlander 28/f2

https://live.staticflickr.com/863/41130226514_943c637da2_c.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Yep in Aus Delta is consistently a couple of...

Yep in Aus Delta is consistently a couple of dollars more than Tmax. I’ve never really understood why...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2019
Replies: 2,738
Views: 803,965
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
My Mum's old Spotmatic F, purchased new in Panama...

My Mum's old Spotmatic F, purchased new in Panama in '76, as Mum and Dad sailed from Melbourne to Southampton on the S.S. Australis.

MX, S-M-C 20/f4.5 and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 7,583
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Two from home MX, SMC 85/f1.8 and Fuji...

Two from home

MX, SMC 85/f1.8 and Fuji Industrial 400

https://live.staticflickr.com/4897/31462518507_ef67a939c7_c.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Shoobridge Track | kunanyi / Mt Wellington SWC/M...

Shoobridge Track | kunanyi / Mt Wellington

SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48752969167_6768551e45_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hh8HcV)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,632
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
GAS means I have way too much gear... But when I...

GAS means I have way too much gear... But when I actually go shooting, I tend to take a minimalist approach. Ie. if I'm travelling I will usually carry one body, and one or two primes (usually a 28mm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,864
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Kuala Lumpur M2, Voigtlander 28/f2 and...

Kuala Lumpur

M2, Voigtlander 28/f2 and HP5+

https://live.staticflickr.com/1751/41759238975_ae65571f51_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26C81ST)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-22-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 2,635
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
What is involved with the conversion?

What is involved with the conversion?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-22-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 2,635
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I have copies of all the early Pentax 50/f1.4's...

I have copies of all the early Pentax 50/f1.4's (Super Tak 8 element, Super Tak 7 element (thorium), S-M-C Tak, SMC Tak, SMC Pentax and Pentax-M) and I really can't pick any difference, besides...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-22-2019
Replies: 246
Views: 8,269
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
A lot of interesting stuff going on here, but I’m...

A lot of interesting stuff going on here, but I’m genuinely stumped by the screen design...

Any body with a side-hinged articulated screen is ‘hidden’ when folded away (which is how my Pen F lives...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-21-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 2,635
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The M35/f2 seems to come up for sale...

The M35/f2 seems to come up for sale semi-regularly on PentaxForums.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-21-2019
Replies: 78
Views: 2,635
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
There were quite a few different optical versions...

There were quite a few different optical versions of the Pentax 35/f2.

- Super Takumar 35/f2 (early) - 8/7 - Unique
- Super Takumar/S-M-C Takumar 35/f2 (late) - 8/7 - Similar to below.
- SMC Pentax...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-21-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The eastern flanks of kunanyi / Mt...

The eastern flanks of kunanyi / Mt Wellington

SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48752969302_1008b15357_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hh8Hff)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-20-2019
Replies: 1,559
Views: 199,473
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Nikon F, Nikkor-S 50/f1.4 and...

Nikon F, Nikkor-S 50/f1.4 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48674133038_b2eb029a0e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2haaDYj)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-19-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,888
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Little Norfolk Bay Pentax SV, Super Takumar...

Little Norfolk Bay

Pentax SV, Super Takumar 55/f1.8 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48112411072_747b2eb94f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giwFAQ)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-19-2019
Replies: 3,767
Views: 720,254
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
35RD and F.Zuiko...

35RD and F.Zuiko 40/f1.7

Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48024177461_4b6c8c747b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gaJsPF)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Shoobridge Track | kunanyi / Mt Wellington SWC/M...

Shoobridge Track | kunanyi / Mt Wellington

SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48752969167_6768551e45_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hh8HcV)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thanks for that Chris

Thanks for that Chris
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Do you know what the issue was? On mine every...

Do you know what the issue was?

On mine every speed sounds the same, from B - 1/1000...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
OM1n shutter issue

Gíday everyone.

Iíve just picked up a OM1n. It was very cheap and I bought it assuming it would probably need work.

Everything appears to be in order except - the shutter fires cleanly but doesnít...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-16-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Surveyors Hut | Tasman National Park SWC/M and...

Surveyors Hut | Tasman National Park

SWC/M and Ektar100

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48729467461_bf2738a6eb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hf4fY6)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,264
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
FWIW I think this is an American thing. Down...

FWIW I think this is an American thing.

Down here in Aus there has never been a culture (and retailers generally don't accept) 'change-of-mind' returns. I used to work for an outdoor retailer and we...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-14-2019
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,604
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Silver Peppermint (Eucalyptus tenuiramis) |...

Silver Peppermint (Eucalyptus tenuiramis) | Tasman National Park

SWC/M and Ektar100

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48729642062_d6d3befc8d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hf59Ss)
Forum: Lomography 09-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,366
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Yeah I was going to suggest the K1000...

Yeah I was going to suggest the K1000 too.

Depending on how you define a 'model', the Hasselblad SWC would be up there. No significant change to the lens from 1954 to 2001, and no significant change...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I think you might be right. I'll try another roll...

I think you might be right. I'll try another roll and see how it goes.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I got 12 frames, and the burnt section was the...

I got 12 frames, and the burnt section was the last part (1/3?) of the 12th frame.

I'll try another roll and be as careful as possible loading.



I don't think it was the dark slide. First, it was...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Shadow and rainbow | Tasman National Park SWC/M...

Shadow and rainbow | Tasman National Park

SWC/M and Ektar100

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48729642322_1d0af24764_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hf59WW)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
A12 back - light leak or user error

G'day everyone,

I just ran a test roll through a 'new' A12 back on my SWC/M. The first 11 frames were all good, but the final one was like this... Any ideas what's going on?

User error my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Huh, I've never heard of such a thing...

Huh, I've never heard of such a thing...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-12-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 4,062
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
That's a long way from my experience. The only...

That's a long way from my experience. The only people who have ever commented on my M2 are older, white men...



That's probably true. I follow a lot of photography groups on Facebook and post a lot...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
What is this???

G'day everyone!

This has popped up in my local classifieds and I can't for the life of me figure out what it is...

Obviously the hood is a hood, but can anyone guess what it belongs to?

And...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-11-2019
Replies: 1,559
Views: 199,473
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and...

M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and Reala100

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48664407791_9926604ed7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h9iNZD)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-11-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Lake Macquarie | NSW Olympus 35RD (F.Zuiko...

Lake Macquarie | NSW

Olympus 35RD (F.Zuiko 40/f1.7) and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48024177796_2938cbc6b3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gaJsVs)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Du Cane Hut | Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National...

Du Cane Hut | Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National Park

M2, 90mm Tele Elmarit and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/727/21861173591_295d1c9fb6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ziNeh4)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2019
Replies: 974
Views: 153,174
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Red Dirt Bluff | Tasman National Park Nikon F,...

Red Dirt Bluff | Tasman National Park

Nikon F, Nikkor-S 50/f1.4 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48674131828_368286fa53_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2haaDBs)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Burning holes in your shutter - 2 questions

G'day everyone, I was taking a walk and pondering the meaning of cloth focal-plane shutters (as you do), and two rather oddball questions popped into my head...

- Would leaving your lens at it's MFD...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 397
Views: 45,150
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Kingsford Smith Airport | Sydney Leica III, 5cm...

Kingsford Smith Airport | Sydney

Leica III, 5cm Elmar and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/3835/33196491440_d5d92c7746_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SzsGmG)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 703
Views: 89,096
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Reynisfjara | Iceland SWC/M and...

Reynisfjara | Iceland

SWC/M and HP5+

https://live.staticflickr.com/7871/47140785491_8798f78d89_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ePERaD)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I have no useful suggestions, but I agree that...

I have no useful suggestions, but I agree that Voigtlander lens caps* really suck. I've had five CV's now and I love them all, but the caps have been consistently terrible.

Well, nice to get that...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,845
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I'd also recommend the Summaron 35/f3.5. It's a...

I'd also recommend the Summaron 35/f3.5. It's a wonderful lens, particularly on B&W film, and one of the most affordable 35mm Leitz options. The f2.8 version is also fantastic, but significantly more...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Old snow poles | Ben Lomond National Park M2,...

Old snow poles | Ben Lomond National Park

M2, Voigtlander 35/f2.5 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/7408/27685692432_99e7cdb9ec_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JbupNG)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-07-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,172
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Lone moto | Kuala Lumpur M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5...

Lone moto | Kuala Lumpur

M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/7739/17998349479_6f6efb0842_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tqsffk)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,864
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Taroona M2, Voigtlander 35/f2.5 and...

Taroona

M2, Voigtlander 35/f2.5 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/7361/27507807880_0d38a24df0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HULGVE)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2019
Replies: 330
Views: 34,812
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Awaiting the groom | Kuala Lumpur M2,...

Awaiting the groom | Kuala Lumpur

M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and Tmax100

https://live.staticflickr.com/4190/34140065852_f09f116a18_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/U1QLa3)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2019
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
That looks very good for a prototype! And the...

That looks very good for a prototype! And the naked brass actually looks pretty classy (in a steam punk kind of way)...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-06-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,172
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Late night durian seller | Kuala Lumpur Pentax...

Late night durian seller | Kuala Lumpur

Pentax LX, SMC-M 50/f1.4 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/322/32231409792_e0db6474a9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/R7bpcW)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 10,003
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Out for a paddle | Sandy Bay M2, 5cm Summicron...

Out for a paddle | Sandy Bay

M2, 5cm Summicron Collapsible and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48203290711_0b57a50022_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2grysXa)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-06-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Resolution Point | Tasman National Park SWC/M...

Resolution Point | Tasman National Park

SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48335544732_764d5aa594_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gDfisU)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-05-2019
Replies: 186
Views: 26,364
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Ah ok. If you have the time could you do some...

Ah ok. If you have the time could you do some tests without the filter?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-05-2019
Replies: 186
Views: 26,364
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Is that flare typical? Very odd looking...

Is that flare typical? Very odd looking...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I like it! Obviously not perfect, but nicely...

I like it! Obviously not perfect, but nicely designed and looks super handy :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 8,377
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Derwent Sailing Squadron Nikon F, Nikkor-S Auto...

Derwent Sailing Squadron

Nikon F, Nikkor-S Auto 50/f1.4 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48674473706_7c9e6a8d5e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hacpeU)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 49,707
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
kunanyi / Mount Wellington Nikon F, Nikkor-S...

kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Nikon F, Nikkor-S Auto 50/f1.4 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48674644837_dc353fdf10_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hadh7r)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,405
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
By that logic, if you comment positively on one...

By that logic, if you comment positively on one image are you rejecting all the other images you don't comment on?

Likewise, you don't need to click 'like' unless you feel compelled to...

Of course...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,405
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
That's my observation. There doesn't seem to be a...

That's my observation. There doesn't seem to be a lot of direct engagement as it is on the RFF image threads, with most people just posting an image of their own rather than responding to other's...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thanks! They're definitely tricky to spot. It's...

Thanks! They're definitely tricky to spot. It's not clear from the photos but the spider orchids above are only about 30mm high...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
This one? :) It's one of my favourite species...

This one? :) It's one of my favourite species actually, we only get them down here on really rocky sites exposed to the Roaring Forties.

Quite a few of the Australian species are found across...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,405
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Neither do I, but in the context of Mike and...

Neither do I, but in the context of Mike and Charles' comments, it demonstrates that the 'like' feature is not being used as a substitute for engagement.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The first of the season's Spider Orchids. C....

The first of the season's Spider Orchids.

C. caudata is endemic to Tasmania and listed as 'vulnerable'. It is a species that was probably common once, but its favoured habitat (native grassland and...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,405
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I strongly disagree. I find that there is much...

I strongly disagree. I find that there is much more engagement (in comments) on the Pentax Forums image threads than there is here, and they have had the 'likes' feature for years.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2019
Replies: 424
Views: 32,784
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Hobart Nikon F, Nikkor-S 50/f1.4 and...

Hobart

Nikon F, Nikkor-S 50/f1.4 and Tmax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48674473406_ef1a8dbc81_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hacp9J)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 330
Views: 34,812
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Amazing story Bob, thank you

Amazing story Bob, thank you
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 1,559
Views: 199,473
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Dusty as a speed blur M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5...

Dusty as a speed blur

M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and Reala100

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48664563432_9a82d3f319_c.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 330
Views: 34,812
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Portrait of a Cow M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and...

Portrait of a Cow

M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and Reala100

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48664408971_90cd31a4dd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h9iPkZ)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-31-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 26,079
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Mis-post sorry

Mis-post sorry
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-31-2019
Replies: 186
Views: 26,364
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thanks very much for that.

Thanks very much for that.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-30-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,172
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Thanks, I was super chuffed when old mate walked...

Thanks, I was super chuffed when old mate walked past :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,864
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Campfire kitchen | Barmah National Park 35RD...

Campfire kitchen | Barmah National Park

35RD (40mm F.Zuiko) and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/822/40124321004_2b9ab561d6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/248DCJ1)
Forum: Travel 08-29-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 2,320
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Kids on the beach | Kuala Selangor 500CM, 80mm...

Kids on the beach | Kuala Selangor

500CM, 80mm Planar and HP5+

https://live.staticflickr.com/4910/44941528725_3cd024e28d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2btk5Kx)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,864
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
35RD and...

35RD and HP5+


https://live.staticflickr.com/4876/45819587052_72e7701138_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cNVmUd)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-28-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I shoot and like both Portra400 and P400H....

I shoot and like both Portra400 and P400H. There's slight differences in the colour palette but overall they're quite similar. At the end of the day I suspect you will probably see more difference...
Forum: Travel 08-27-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,276
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Probably a silly question, but what is a...

Probably a silly question, but what is a Barebones?
Forum: Travel 08-27-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,276
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Sounds like fun, I'll be watching with...

Sounds like fun, I'll be watching with interest!



The dream! The more I travel the more I go in this direction. It's amazing how much you don't need.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-27-2019
Replies: 828
Views: 93,016
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Swim 35RD and...

Swim

35RD and HP5+

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48024205983_2561c50c23_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gaJBir)
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 08-27-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,175
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Fantastic example of how a half-frame can be used...

Fantastic example of how a half-frame can be used creatively!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,130
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I feel like boxing (particularly if you can get...

I feel like boxing (particularly if you can get close) is one sport where an RF could shine, particularly with a wide-angle.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,130
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
With all respect, the only thing those examples...

With all respect, the only thing those examples demonstrate to me is that you really shouldn't cover a basketball game with an Argus. Unless by 'get the shot', you mean 'get a visible image'...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-26-2019
Replies: 186
Views: 26,364
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Is anyone using the 35/f2 Ultron with the LH-12...

Is anyone using the 35/f2 Ultron with the LH-12 hood? How much does it intrude into the viewfinder?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2019
Replies: 1,559
Views: 199,473
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Happy National Dogs Day! In Australia anyway...

Happy National Dogs Day! In Australia anyway :)

M2, Voigtlander 28/f2 and Portra400

Dusty the rescue Am Staff X

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48203335687_53bdb2a213_c.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2019
Replies: 151
Views: 13,680
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
That was what struck me about the scene!

That was what struck me about the scene!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-25-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Yep, low cloud/sea fog coming in off the ocean

Yep, low cloud/sea fog coming in off the ocean
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-25-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Reynisfjara | Iceland SWC/M and...

Reynisfjara | Iceland

SWC/M and HP5+

https://live.staticflickr.com/7854/47088525752_cdfa22cdb5_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eK41aE)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,209
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
With respect Ko.Fe., you clearly have a...

With respect Ko.Fe., you clearly have a preference for a certain type of photography - stories about people interacting from what I gather - but not everyone needs to share that preference. Likewise,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2019
Replies: 151
Views: 13,680
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
M2, 50mm Summilux v2 and...

M2, 50mm Summilux v2 and TMax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/7323/27837267316_db2deb7d6b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JpTgJL)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Klian Intan | Malaysia M2, Voigtlander 35/f2.5...

Klian Intan | Malaysia

M2, Voigtlander 35/f2.5 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/314/18185215209_8e94f49a23_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tGXYVg)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 293,011
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Sydney M2, 50mm Summilux v2 and...

Sydney

M2, 50mm Summilux v2 and TMax400

https://live.staticflickr.com/7480/27795711241_812b6e720d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JmdhyH)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-24-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,172
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Ladies | The Rocks M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and...

Ladies | The Rocks

M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and HP5+

https://live.staticflickr.com/256/19425550044_f8205d37a4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vAz2fC)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
This one was quite exciting as it was the first...

This one was quite exciting as it was the first time that the species has been identified in southern Tasmania, a range extension of around 350km.

The species is highly responsive to disturbance and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-24-2019
Replies: 303
Views: 40,496
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I never intended to collect 50's, they just seem...

I never intended to collect 50's, they just seem to accumulate... Trouble is that between the Takumars, K series and M series, there's a lot of interesting variations ;)

The 50/f1.7 was the first...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-24-2019
Replies: 303
Views: 40,496
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Pentax...

Pentax 50's

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47939901727_1819e38925_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3hwzM)

Mounted:
- SV - Super Takumar 50/f1.4 (8 element)
- SP-F - SMC Takumar 50/f1.4
- LX - SMC...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-24-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,888
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Little Norfolk Bay, Tasmania SV, Super Takumar...

Little Norfolk Bay, Tasmania

SV, Super Takumar 55/f1.8 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48112411007_ccd38ce015_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giwFzH)
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
A fair bit. I often frame a 28mm using the full...

A fair bit.

I often frame a 28mm using the full 0.72 finder on my M2, and it neatly takes up the whole viewfinder. So more or less everything from 21mm - 28mm will be missing (which is quite a bit)....
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-23-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Ah I getcha, that makes sense!

Ah I getcha, that makes sense!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-23-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 10,003
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Do you have any before/after photos of the lens...

Do you have any before/after photos of the lens itself, and any similarly glarey shots taken after you had it cleaned up?

Mine was also cleaned professionally by the previous owner (I can't remember...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-23-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Forum bug - threads with no new posts

Hi all,

For the last few days I keep coming across threads that are near the top of the 'Active Threads' list, but when opened they don't have any new posts.

Eg. This thread:...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,443
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I use a few meterless bodies (Leica M2, Pentax...

I use a few meterless bodies (Leica M2, Pentax SV, Nikon F with a dead Photomic and a Olympus 35RD also with a dead meter).

Usually I use a Sekonic external meter and occasionally an app. If the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-22-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 10,003
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Optimist Training pt.II | Sandy Bay Sailing...

Optimist Training pt.II | Sandy Bay Sailing Club

M2, 5cm Summicron Collapsible and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48203334482_4d5c24a073_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gryFXQ)
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 08-22-2019
Replies: 497
Views: 149,727
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Evening training run | Lower Sandy Bay M2, 5cm...

Evening training run | Lower Sandy Bay

M2, 5cm Summicron Collapsible and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48203290711_0b57a50022_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2grysXa)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-20-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,085
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Has anyone managed to shoot the 75/f1.5 on film?

Has anyone managed to shoot the 75/f1.5 on film?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-20-2019
Replies: 2,738
Views: 803,965
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Pentax LX and MX with a some of Pentax's tastier...

Pentax LX and MX with a some of Pentax's tastier glass.

Interestingly, this whole kit (arguably two of Pentax's best SLR's and best manual lenses) cost less than my M2. 'Value' is an odd...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Long exposure experiments | Cape Hauy SWC/M and...

Long exposure experiments | Cape Hauy

SWC/M and Portra400 - 5min @ f8

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48335397766_75a17eb158_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gDexM1)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48556317642_c9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48556317642_c97cf924bb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gYKPyo)
Thelymitra cyanea (Veined Sun Orchid) | Tasman National Park (EM5 and Super-Macro-Takumar...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2019
Replies: 241
Views: 22,329
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Sydney M2, 50mm Summilux pre-ASPH and...

Sydney


M2, 50mm Summilux pre-ASPH and Tmax400


https://live.staticflickr.com/7181/27259787844_15a26f922c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HwRxd9)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2019
Replies: 828
Views: 93,016
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Paris M2, Voigtlander 28/f2 and...

Paris


M2, Voigtlander 28/f2 and 400TX


https://live.staticflickr.com/2829/33635787206_228864e555_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TfhcFC)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-18-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,172
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
M2, 50mm Summilux pre-ASPH and...

M2, 50mm Summilux pre-ASPH and TMax400


https://live.staticflickr.com/7369/27259789504_73cd9cbef1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HwRxGL)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-16-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
These are two of the three Tasmanian members of...

These are two of the three Tasmanian members of the Pterostylis longifolia complex. Visually the only reliable way to tell the difference is the amount of dark colouring on the labellum, or 'tongue'....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-16-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I haven't spoken with Botanical Gardens, but I am...

I haven't spoken with Botanical Gardens, but I am in regular contact with a bunch of local botanists and keen amateurs. I actually work for Parks, and we're about to publish a field guide to native...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Lovely corner of the state :) Are you here for...

Lovely corner of the state :) Are you here for long enough to explore? Or just work...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Tasmanian native orchids

This will hopefully be a long-running thread documenting my (rather ambitious) project to find and photograph all of Tasmania's native orchid species*.

Tassie is home to about 200 individual species...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2019
Replies: 974
Views: 153,174
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Who are you talking to?

Who are you talking to?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2019
Replies: 974
Views: 153,174
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
North Esk River | Launceston Pentax LX, SMC-K...

North Esk River | Launceston

Pentax LX, SMC-K 24/f2.8 and FP4

https://live.staticflickr.com/4151/4971505518_3035506c44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8zjgoo)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2019
Replies: 703
Views: 89,096
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Blackmans Bay Pentax LX, SMC-K 50/f1.2 and...

Blackmans Bay

Pentax LX, SMC-K 50/f1.2 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/7835/32960271948_cde8c9a89a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SdA1wQ)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2019
Replies: 452
Views: 174,270
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Kings Bridge (1864) | Launceston Pentax LX,...

Kings Bridge (1864) | Launceston

Pentax LX, SMC-K 24/f2.8 and FP4. Aperture priority at f8. This was from a few years ago when I was experimenting with the LX's off-the-film...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-15-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,756
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
'Does Leica take advantage of their M...

'Does Leica take advantage of their M users...'



Well, of course... They're a commercial company. They'll charge what they think the market will tolerate/expect, and they'll charge in line with the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2019
Replies: 7,473
Views: 3,826,534
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
That's fantastic!

That's fantastic!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-12-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
For a long time I had one of the original EP1's,...

For a long time I had one of the original EP1's, with the much maligned Zuiko 17/f2.8.

It wasn't fancy, but it was definitely fun :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/5285/5332185967_77016fbb94_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-12-2019
Replies: 7,473
Views: 3,826,534
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
That is the strangest lens shade I've ever seen....

That is the strangest lens shade I've ever seen. Do you have a photo of it opened?
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-12-2019
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,743,494
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Dark Mofo Winter Festival | Hobart Pentax SV,...

Dark Mofo Winter Festival | Hobart

Pentax SV, Super Takumar 50/f1.4 8 element and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48135528553_3b86b9c307_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-11-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,829
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Fishing line for my SWC/M. It's not pretty, but...

Fishing line for my SWC/M. It's not pretty, but it works :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48360905646_eb17239fb2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gFuho3)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-11-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,172
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
After dark in Malaysia is less so about smoke and...

After dark in Malaysia is less so about smoke and beers, and more so about food.

M2 and Voigtlander 28/f2

https://live.staticflickr.com/1736/41941160844_5881377dc4_c.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The same thing has happened in Sydney's Inner...

The same thing has happened in Sydney's Inner West over the last decade and a bit. Traditionally very working class with a lot of manufacturing, poor, big migrant communities.

Now you can't buy a 2...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2019
Replies: 215
Views: 33,775
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
That is stunning!

That is stunning!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 293,011
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Dodge | Newtown, Sydney M2, 50mm Summilux v2 and...

Dodge | Newtown, Sydney

M2, 50mm Summilux v2 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/7117/27259293544_3a707bd3c9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HwP1gJ)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2019
Replies: 281
Views: 25,937
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Prince of Wales Bay M2, Voigtlander 35/f2.5 and...

Prince of Wales Bay

M2, Voigtlander 35/f2.5 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/7298/27507802770_26b90d79ed_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HULFpy)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-11-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Trident Bluff | Tasman National Park SWC/M and...

Trident Bluff | Tasman National Park

SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48335397206_459f0600b4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gDexBm)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-10-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 7,583
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Monolithic | Sydney MX, SMC-K 50/f1.2 and...

Monolithic | Sydney

MX, SMC-K 50/f1.2 and Tmax100

https://live.staticflickr.com/4868/46835902971_7528321a78_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2emJfdt)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Two of the original Tasmanian skiing cabins | Ben...

Two of the original Tasmanian skiing cabins | Ben Lomond National Park

M2, Voigtlander 25/f2.5 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/7590/27786069905_d0b68cc497_c.jpg...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-09-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,172
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Late night Turkish ice cream bar | Newtown,...

Late night Turkish ice cream bar | Newtown, Sydney

M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and 400TX

https://live.staticflickr.com/7465/27751583226_b90211bfab_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Jhj7QS)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-09-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Between the continental plates | řingvellir,...

Between the continental plates | řingvellir, Iceland

SWC/M and HP5+

https://live.staticflickr.com/7880/32198856347_f69c319a8f_c.jpg...
Forum: Travel 08-09-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 2,320
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
That's a really wonderful (and sad) story, thanks...

That's a really wonderful (and sad) story, thanks for sharing!

...

Chinese New Years ceremony | USJ

M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-09-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Larry, I thought I would follow up on this for...

Larry, I thought I would follow up on this for anyone who stumbles across this thread in future.

I've been doing a lot of digging, trying to figure out what's going on with my (still unsolved) M2...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Flags in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For those that...

Flags in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For those that don't know, the Malaysian flag is very similar to the US flag.

Pentax MX, SMC Pentax 50/f1.4 and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 974
Views: 153,174
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Glenlusk M2, 5cm Summicron Collapsible and...

Glenlusk

M2, 5cm Summicron Collapsible and 400TX

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48468417131_01b9392c92_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gQZiNk)
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Clickbaity article makes fuss about incredible...

Clickbaity article makes fuss about incredible solution without actually explaining or even discussing solution. But you'll never believe what happens next!

Well, it is Gizmodo...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-06-2019
Replies: 466
Views: 68,001
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Morning shadows | Tasman National Park SWC/M and...

Morning shadows | Tasman National Park

SWC/M and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48335544532_312619c1bf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gDfips)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Rangers hut and workshop, Tasman National...

Rangers hut and workshop, Tasman National Park


SWC/M and Portra400


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48335543292_bd5cabfd67_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gDfi35)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2019
Replies: 215
Views: 33,775
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and...

M2, Voigtlander 50/f1.5 and 400TX



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48468416561_c3a73697e2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gQZiCv)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2019
Replies: 828
Views: 93,016
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
M2, 90mm Tele Elmarit and...

M2, 90mm Tele Elmarit and 400TX


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48468563292_bceaab3c4b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gR14fm)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-04-2019
Replies: 815
Views: 42,232
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
I wouldn't have thought so. As I understand it...

I wouldn't have thought so. As I understand it any patent on the original design would be well expired by now.


Not that I know much about the topic, so correct me it I'm wrong :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-04-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 7,583
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
MX, SMC-K 50/f1.2 and...

MX, SMC-K 50/f1.2 and 400TX


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47948661827_201300612e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g44qDZ)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
The path to Wughalee Falls | Tasman National...

The path to Wughalee Falls | Tasman National Park

M2, Voigtlander 28/f2 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48443121502_cba17f0830_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gNKEhN)
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 08-04-2019
Replies: 497
Views: 149,727
Posted By nickthetasmaniac
Tall eucalyptus forest | Cape Pillar M2,...

Tall eucalyptus forest | Cape Pillar

M2, Voigtlander 28/f2 and Portra400

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48442971626_bbb3b1f853_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gNJTJJ)
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