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Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-03-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 5,273
Posted By craygc
I would guess that the issues with the 35 Lux pre...

I would guess that the issues with the 35 Lux pre asph (on the sony7ii a) probably aren't that far removed from the 35 Lux asph v1. I did a degree of testing on the asph v1 a little while back while...
Forum: Travel 07-02-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,876
Posted By craygc
Over on the other side (Sarawak). Leica M2 + 35...

Over on the other side (Sarawak).

Leica M2 + 35 Lux Asph v1
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Pentax 645n...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,171
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-03-2019
Replies: 98
Views: 12,113
Posted By craygc
Pentax 645n, pushed to 800 in...

Pentax 645n, pushed to 800 in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-02-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,180
Posted By craygc
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-28-2019
Replies: 213
Views: 33,013
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Travel 05-21-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,876
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-17-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,940
Posted By craygc
At least an incident meter is keyed to the...

At least an incident meter is keyed to the highlights so potentially beneficial to digital in the same way it was/is to transparencies.
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-11-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 19,935
Posted By craygc
Hmmm... seems there's a few of us that followed...

Hmmm... seems there's a few of us that followed this path! Although I do use it when it's a bit too bright to see the screen clearly.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By craygc
I lived in Singapore for 20 yrs until a couple of...

I lived in Singapore for 20 yrs until a couple of years ago and still go back regularly...
I wasn't really interested in the "must sees" or scenic photography but there is a lot of interesting life...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-30-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,190
Posted By craygc
The problem that relying on the histograms for...

The problem that relying on the histograms for exposure mins and maxs is that what it's showing you is a jpeg representation. You're actually going to have a lot more latitude in the raw file.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-30-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,190
Posted By craygc
My digital cameras (Sony A7II and Ricoh GR) are...

My digital cameras (Sony A7II and Ricoh GR) are both ISO invariant, and I regularly use that capability. Any time I expect that there will potentially be highlights in a scene that might blow out...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-21-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By craygc
Hong...

Hong Kong...
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Forum: Digital Compacts 01-05-2019
Replies: 1,173
Views: 239,204
Posted By craygc
Melbourne... https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4908/4...

Melbourne...
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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-01-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,144
Posted By craygc
If the scene has potential for blowing...

If the scene has potential for blowing highlights, I just dial in any negative EV I feel might be suitable between -1 to -3 EV and pull everything up in post. With Sony ISO invariant sensors it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2018
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,867
Posted By craygc
Sony A7II + Leica 35 Lux Asph...

Sony A7II + Leica 35 Lux Asph...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-29-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,597
Posted By craygc
I bought a Klasse W when they first came out and...

I bought a Klasse W when they first came out and I've found it a fantastic camera that has produced many great shots for me; however, as others have mentioned here, I don't think I would pay the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 06-09-2018
Replies: 595
Views: 72,952
Posted By craygc
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Sony A7II + Indonesia
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 05-28-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,492
Posted By craygc
Just wanted to share the outcome of some attempts...

Just wanted to share the outcome of some attempts I've been making to resolve the issue described above with the Sony A7II. Be aware this is something that works for me - ymmv. I think my main issue...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2018
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,344
Posted By craygc
Pentax 645n + [email protected]

Pentax 645n + [email protected] DD-X
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Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-21-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 4,311
Posted By craygc
Couldn't agree more...

Couldn't agree more...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-20-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,757
Posted By craygc
I went from a change bag to one of these pup...

I went from a change bag to one of these pup tents - couldn't be happier.

My last round of development last month, for some reason, was a horrible experience of loading reels with 120 and 135 films...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 04-18-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,492
Posted By craygc
Logically, I would completely agree with your...

Logically, I would completely agree with your thinking. However, as an example, I find that between my Ricoh GR and Sony A7II - only shooting RAW - both run through Capture One, the GR colours are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2018
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,344
Posted By craygc
Pentax 645n + HP5 @800,...

Pentax 645n + HP5 @800,...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-14-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,890
Posted By craygc
hmmm... it's the Nikon scanners that concern me...

hmmm... it's the Nikon scanners that concern me (currently running on a mid-2011 Mac Mini)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2018
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,344
Posted By craygc
Pentax 645n, HP5...

Pentax 645n, HP5...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-16-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By craygc
Looks like it's even a little higher: +13.5...

Looks like it's even a little higher: +13.5 diopters
Rolleiflex Diopters (https://rolleiflex.us/blogs/news-tech-tips-updates/9740754-tlr-pop-up-magnifiers-table-of-available-corrective-diopters)
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 01-27-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By craygc
Originally, for a number of years, I have used...

Originally, for a number of years, I have used the original Voigtlander adaptor, and as others have mentioned - no issues. I have now ended up using the VC adaptor as a permanent fixture to my Leica...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-29-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 2,277
Posted By craygc
I ended up in around 2012 playing with digital...

I ended up in around 2012 playing with digital for B&W conversions after a long time of shooting film. I then found myself in a situation for a number of years where I just didn't have access to or...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-27-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By craygc
Just checked my copy - rock solid, no wobble at...

Just checked my copy - rock solid, no wobble at all
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 1,986
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-01-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,146
Posted By craygc
When you say "calipers" do you mean veriner...

When you say "calipers" do you mean veriner calipers? If so you should have a depth measurement out the backend that you could use to measure between the flange face and the film rails more...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2017
Replies: 201
Views: 14,427
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-20-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 3,841
Posted By craygc
Nikonos V + 35mm... Chiang Mai,...

Nikonos V + 35mm... Chiang Mai,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,757
Posted By craygc
Ron, here is another one (digital) where I know...

Ron, here is another one (digital) where I know the shutter speed - 1/60 with a 50mm lens - so I'd hazard a guess that the previous ones are likely to be somewhere around the same speed. A...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,757
Posted By craygc
Thanks guys, appreciate your thoughts and...

Thanks guys, appreciate your thoughts and comments...





Ron, not a clue... :bang: All shot on film; the first two are circa 2004 in Beijing - Bessa T both with the VC28/3.5, and the third is a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,757
Posted By craygc
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-15-2017
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,867
Posted By craygc
Erawan Shrine,...

Erawan Shrine, Bangkok...
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-09-2017
Replies: 228
Views: 14,412
Posted By craygc
Tokyo, Sony A7II +...

Tokyo, Sony A7II + 1.8/55
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Singapore, Ricoh...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-04-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,129
Posted By craygc
In case it's of any interest: New R2A...

In case it's of any interest: New R2A (https://www.getdpi.com/forum/gear-fs-or-wtb/61685-fs-voigtlander-r2a-brand-new-box.html) (No association)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2017
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,469
Posted By craygc
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4469/36547557834_6d...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4469/36547557834_6d59b48609_c.jpg
Sony A7II + Leica 35mm Summilux Asph @f1.4
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By craygc
The problem arises when you decide to add a soft...

The problem arises when you decide to add a soft release. The way I resolve this on my M2 is to attach one of those elastic hair ties to the strap loop on the right side, then just do a double loop...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-24-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By craygc
Thanks for that. I actually need 57.3mm so I...

Thanks for that. I actually need 57.3mm so I should be able to make it work :rolleyes:
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-23-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By craygc
Hexanon slip on hood

Would anyone have either the rectangular slip on hood or the Hexanon 24mm f2.8 or 28mm f3.5 lenses (the hood was for). What I would like to know is the diameter of the lens where the hood slips on. I...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-26-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,391
Posted By craygc
All I ever use for 90% of what I shoot in...

All I ever use for 90% of what I shoot in Indonesia is a 28mm, and I've frequently only used the GR. All this...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,221
Posted By craygc
After having played with digital over the last 4...

After having played with digital over the last 4 years, it's finally back to film full-time. Fujifilm Class W + HP5

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-06-2017
Replies: 450
Views: 52,871
Posted By craygc
Rolleiflex f3.5...

Rolleiflex f3.5 TXP320

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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-28-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,587
Posted By craygc
I find using a zoom just introduces one more...

I find using a zoom just introduces one more unnecessary variable to manage. 99% of what I shoot is done with lenses no longer than 50mm, so with a prime it's easy to just know where to position...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-27-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 12,185
Posted By craygc
Guess it depends what can and can't be done...

Guess it depends what can and can't be done...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2017
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,867
Posted By craygc
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https://...
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-01-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 11,938
Posted By craygc
A few colour ...as with others, I love this...

A few colour ...as with others, I love this...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2016
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,867
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-22-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By craygc
I've done 400 speed 16x in the past, mostly thru...

I've done 400 speed 16x in the past, mostly thru Asia and a couple in the States, with no noticeable effect.
Forum: Photo Software 12-20-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 5,604
Posted By craygc
It's obviously a personal thing, but some time...

It's obviously a personal thing, but some time back I did some comparisons in an attempt to determine a software and workflow I wanted for digital B&W conversions. The three tools I considered at the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 3,054
Posted By craygc
Photoequip ML-Grip - Have had one on my M2 (and...

Photoequip ML-Grip - Have had one on my M2 (and M6) for years. Couldn't ask for a better grip
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-25-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,130
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Digital Compacts 05-30-2016
Replies: 1,173
Views: 239,204
Posted By craygc
It's been a bit of a GR week ...for what it does,...

It's been a bit of a GR week ...for what it does, this really has to be one of the best cameras ever made!

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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-30-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By craygc
Vuescan lets you do this in the menu options and...

Vuescan lets you do this in the menu options and save an emulsion specific profile you can load each time. Generally if exposed well, B&W films deliver a maximum Dmax of around 2.2. Depending on the...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-27-2016
Replies: 1,173
Views: 239,204
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Off Topic 04-24-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By craygc
Unfortunately, for this year, you've missed...

Unfortunately, for this year, you've missed Songkran by about 10 days... :bang:
Forum: Off Topic 04-23-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By craygc
Well these are a few years back now but all with...

Well these are a few years back now but all with the bright orange Nikonos V and the standard 35mm - Songkran (https://www.flickr.com/photos/craygc/albums/72157603450188985), the Thai new year.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-06-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,062
Posted By craygc
Thai spirit...

Thai spirit dolls....
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Forum: Film vs Digital 02-08-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 4,636
Posted By craygc
Apart from this being a test on what is now...

Apart from this being a test on what is now '"old" technology, I see it as a potentially poor comparison biased to the attributes of a negative. Film (negatives) will certainly handle a considerable...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,985
Posted By craygc
Hard to know when to stop posting Japan...

Hard to know when to stop posting Japan images......
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-08-2016
Replies: 592
Views: 87,309
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-20-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,177
Posted By craygc
Just to help you :rolleyes: my shot above is the...

Just to help you :rolleyes: my shot above is the v3 on the A7II :D

...and even in colour, the edges and corners are good!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-19-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,177
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Digital Compacts 12-10-2015
Replies: 1,173
Views: 239,204
Posted By craygc
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-22-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 9,477
Posted By craygc
Macau - HK...

Macau - HK ferries...
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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-29-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,293
Posted By craygc
I would think "street photography", "curated" and...

I would think "street photography", "curated" and "Flickr" being in the same sentence to slightly be an oxymoron!

EDIT: After a quick look at the few images you have on Flickr, your work is well...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-23-2015
Replies: 170
Views: 18,780
Posted By craygc
In the film era, although expensive, Leica...

In the film era, although expensive, Leica actually delivered an exceptionally high(er)-quality result - assuming you could work with manual focus. Digital has normalised photography significantly!...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-02-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 11,909
Posted By craygc
Again, thanks for the kind words Robert...

Again, thanks for the kind words Robert ...appreciated!

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 10-01-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 11,909
Posted By craygc
A7II and really like the camera. Never really...

A7II and really like the camera. Never really understand what most of the complaints about these Sonys is really about. Only using adapted lenses - M-mount and Nikon F. Obviously many M-mounts just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By craygc
Assuming from your original post that be "care"...

Assuming from your original post that be "care" you're referring more to the level of "paying attention to how you shoot" rather than the way you physically treat the camera. As an anecdote, I still...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2015
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,469
Posted By craygc
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Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-11-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,759
Posted By craygc
Glad to know they arrived... Better someone can...

Glad to know they arrived... Better someone can use them as I no long had any use for them. Just realised this evening looking for something else that I still have the external battery for the M7 and...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-07-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,252
Posted By craygc
If you're looking at M-mount, probably the best...

If you're looking at M-mount, probably the best 28mm for the A7 series is the 28mm Elmarit v3. They tend to be reasonably priced at around US$1000 these days
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-03-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 4,568
Posted By craygc
I use my Sony A7II quite differently to most...

I use my Sony A7II quite differently to most people. I only use adapted lens; the camera is almost always in manual, with auto iso & a constant -2EV (always push in post). Rarely found a need for...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-29-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,759
Posted By craygc
Yes, you can change film with it attached. What...

Yes, you can change film with it attached. What you can't do (unlike the now unavailable Kirk version) is use a cable release with it on. You could possible modify it with a dremel if you needed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2015
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,469
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-13-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By craygc
Not a chance...

Not a chance...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-13-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,331
Posted By craygc
Really enjoyed those Andreas.... :D

Really enjoyed those Andreas.... :D
Forum: RFF News 08-06-2015
Replies: 87
Views: 11,501
Posted By craygc
As a Sony 7II user I totally agree that in many...

As a Sony 7II user I totally agree that in many circumstances the activate/stabilise time of the EVF is too long. However, even being a Leica film user, I still can't justify the price of digiLeicas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2015
Replies: 815
Views: 91,669
Posted By craygc
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Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 07-28-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 3,036
Posted By craygc
5n & A7II - never seen an issue

5n & A7II - never seen an issue
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-27-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By craygc
Im sorry, what century have you just arrived from...

Im sorry, what century have you just arrived from because this is a complete load of garbage, and has been for a very long time...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-16-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,022
Posted By craygc
I have shot with film M's for a long time and...

I have shot with film M's for a long time and certainly appreciate the RF approach along with the compactness and quality of the camera and lenses. However, personally I don't (and can't) see the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-16-2015
Replies: 272
Views: 87,010
Posted By craygc
Had an R2A and sold it - just did not like the...

Had an R2A and sold it - just did not like the build quality. Loved the Bessa T - found it superb for street. Zone focus with a 28mm or wider, set the exposure using the road as a grey card without...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-14-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 11,638
Posted By craygc
Hate carrying more than 3 lenses (primes). I like...

Hate carrying more than 3 lenses (primes). I like a set of focal lengths where I'm not having to decide which lens would be best and always changing - each focal length has its purpose/shooting...
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-10-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 6,413
Posted By craygc
I only shoot in raw. But as with all my Sony...

I only shoot in raw. But as with all my Sony sensor cameras (being ISO invariant) I use, I almost permanently have -2/3EV dialled in, which wouldn't allow me to correct as a jpeg in post. BTW, Im ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-10-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,046
Posted By craygc
Its obviously all very personal, and no doubt...

Its obviously all very personal, and no doubt based on where you are within the system of each. I had the R2A and have the FM3A. I sold the R2A. Overall, I find the build quality of the Bessa's way...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-01-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 6,018
Posted By craygc
As much as pixel count obviously is an issue at...

As much as pixel count obviously is an issue at some point, I was surprised to see an 18" x 27" print from the A7s recently that was absolutely superb.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 07-01-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 6,018
Posted By craygc
I'll just chime in on this one. As already...

I'll just chime in on this one. As already mentioned, adaptors are available for almost any mount. Most SLR lenses work well; however, if you want to go the path of smaller rangefinder lenses (like...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 06-29-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 7,651
Posted By craygc
This is just not the case with modern Sony...

This is just not the case with modern Sony sensors (A7s excluded). The primary issue here is that people still see the stop-triangle relationship of aperture, shutter speed and ISO which doesn't hold...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 06-28-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 7,651
Posted By craygc
Almost all modern Sony sensors these days are...

Almost all modern Sony sensors these days are ISO-less. Basically meaning you can shoot at base ISO and push in post with more or less the exact same result as using a higher ISO at the time you shot...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 12,019
Posted By craygc
I've been slightly re-jigging my kit around a...

I've been slightly re-jigging my kit around a Sony A7II (to address smearing issues). Never more than 3 lenses; CV 15mm v3, Leica 28mm Elmarit v3, Zeiss 50mm C-Sonnar plus a Ricoh GR
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-21-2015
Replies: 1,173
Views: 239,204
Posted By craygc
There's an easy fix to this - just turn off "Full...

There's an easy fix to this - just turn off "Full Press Snap" in the shooting menu :bang:
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 4,650
Posted By craygc
I really don't buy the view that the output from...

I really don't buy the view that the output from any particular (modern raw capable) camera is any better for digital B&W. You might feel that some files require less effort but thats about all. I've...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 12,113
Posted By craygc
All shot at EI 640 in DD-X. First 3 are Pentax...

All shot at EI 640 in DD-X. First 3 are Pentax 645N + FA 75 f/2, Second 3 are Pentax 645N + P67 SMC 55mm f/4
Last one is a Leica M2 + 35 Lux Asph....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2015
Replies: 211
Views: 24,752
Posted By craygc
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8590/16634132241_dfd...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8590/16634132241_dfdfaf7f88_c.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-23-2015
Replies: 183
Views: 22,538
Posted By craygc
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/122/293713191_619562...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/122/293713191_619562f631_z.jpg
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 05-21-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,240
Posted By craygc
Yes & yes, I'm also 2~3 months into it and find...

Yes & yes, I'm also 2~3 months into it and find it a great camera to use. I only use adapter lenses - M-mount and Nikon AIS. I also shoot with it differently to most people; as the sensor is...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-05-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 23,679
Posted By craygc
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8749/16685987858_16...

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Forum: Travel 04-19-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,138
Posted By craygc
I have lived in Asia (lived in Singapore, Taiwan,...

I have lived in Asia (lived in Singapore, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Indonesia; with regular travel to the rest) over the course of the last 17+ years. I have spend most of that time being of the...
Forum: Photo Software 04-07-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 8,985
Posted By craygc
I upgraded a mid 2011 Macbook air to 10.10.2 and...

I upgraded a mid 2011 Macbook air to 10.10.2 and there have been no issues with CS5
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-19-2015
Replies: 249
Views: 107,490
Posted By craygc
Thanx Jan ...Im using DxO Labs Filmpack as the...

Thanx Jan ...Im using DxO Labs Filmpack as the base for the conversions. However, something I'll add is that having just switched RAW converters from ACR to Capture One Pro, I'm finding that COP does...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 5,138
Posted By craygc
I have the FA 45mm; as mentioned everywhere it's...

I have the FA 45mm; as mentioned everywhere it's very mediocre, especially away from centre.

This is from the 45mm, not that you can tell much from a small web...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-17-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By craygc
Not that big, expensive 15mm ZM :D

Not that big, expensive 15mm ZM :D
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-17-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By craygc
These were done with the Fuji Klasse W on HP5+...

These were done with the Fuji Klasse W on HP5+ ...almost got whacked being too close a couple of time shooting...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 03-14-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 19,688
Posted By craygc
Given I just picked myself up an A7II that pretty...

Given I just picked myself up an A7II that pretty much tells my voting preference...

One of the dislikes I have had about the Sony E mount cameras (also have a 5N) has been the lack of range control...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-08-2015
Replies: 1,173
Views: 239,204
Posted By craygc
Everything I have ever processed from the Ricoh...

Everything I have ever processed from the Ricoh GR was only done on a Macbook Air. Over the weekend I got back to my calibrated NEC to evaluate the processing and the difference was huge (however,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-27-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 3,190
Posted By craygc
I originally only bought a bottom line Nikon SLR...

I originally only bought a bottom line Nikon SLR and kit zoom because I had a job that involved a lot of travel and thought it would be good to take snaps of places I visited. Unfortunately, its...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-27-2015
Replies: 595
Views: 72,952
Posted By craygc
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8590/16634132241_df...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8590/16634132241_dfdfaf7f88_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,736
Posted By craygc
The middle image is really the one in question...

The middle image is really the one in question doing the rounds...

The problem is that its a white and gold dress (or from a colour perspective, white and yellowish). However there is a very strong...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-18-2015
Replies: 208
Views: 16,123
Posted By craygc
I'm another who whole heartedly agrees with this...

I'm another who whole heartedly agrees with this point of view. I think another overall problem with "street photography" in general can be summed up from an analysis of another field; With respect...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-16-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 13,847
Posted By craygc
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7493/15893353629_7f...

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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-08-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 4,032
Posted By craygc
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8237/8544621684_1c5...

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https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8092/8382812947_047d2a63d2_c.jpg

https...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By craygc
As mentioned above, for Singapore, there is only...

As mentioned above, for Singapore, there is only one E6 line and its with Fotohub (http://www.fotohub.com/). For Ruby or anyone else who says they process slides, its all sent out to Fotohub - they...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,041
Posted By craygc
For carry on x-ray machines operators can't...

For carry on x-ray machines operators can't change the power level. Hand carry on x-ray scanner units perform a single scan with most machines today being dual-energy type scanners. Dual energy type...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-28-2015
Replies: 681
Views: 85,606
Posted By craygc
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/115/299770318_76e48...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/115/299770318_76e48e2cbc_z.jpg

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5479/12436156945_0ffc1be962_z.jpg

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2790/4350956224_ef2ebfc6d2_z.jpg

https:...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-28-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 4,309
Posted By craygc
All of these hardware-based external RAID...

All of these hardware-based external RAID solutions have single points of failure - power supplies, bridge board controllers, etc - in other words, the box itself is the weak link. Personally, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-18-2015
Replies: 5,545
Views: 490,469
Posted By craygc
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7465/15990169109_56...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7465/15990169109_56d88a0b8c_c.jpg

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8594/15507615444_ff64bc6734_c.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 12-18-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 8,291
Posted By craygc
#106 from 09-12-2003. Just passed 11 years; the...

#106 from 09-12-2003. Just passed 11 years; the place has certainly changed...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,709
Posted By craygc
What you're referring to is not the visible...

What you're referring to is not the visible light, its those nasty UV A and UV B rays. Depending on the cloud type, its structure and density, UV ray penetration can range form being almost...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By craygc
I don't know if you really mean "Mbit" "MByte' or...

I don't know if you really mean "Mbit" "MByte' or MPixel" when you write 40Mb. As others have said, 40MP from 35mm film is stretching the capabilities of the format; the file size is purely a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 3,256
Posted By craygc
Vuescan raw is not really raw in the sense that...

Vuescan raw is not really raw in the sense that its already a demosaic image with a gamma of 1. So the adjustments you usually have in a true raw image such as white balance, colour space, exposure,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,289
Posted By craygc
When they're done well... 1) Kent Mercurio...

When they're done well...

1) Kent Mercurio (https://www.flickr.com/photos/kentmercurio/)
2) Hironori Nakamura (https://www.flickr.com/photos/c-l-p/)
3) Moises Levy...
Forum: Sony RX Series 11-08-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 9,744
Posted By craygc
Have to agree, the output...

Have to agree, the output (https://www.flickr.com/search/?q=%22RicohGR%22&m=tags&ss=2&ct=0&mt=all&w=81801635%40N00&adv=1) from the GR is superb
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-29-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,399
Posted By craygc
1:1000 contrast ratio don't really mean much...

1:1000 contrast ratio don't really mean much here. The metric represents the maximum luminance target possible divided by the best black point achievable. I can't speak for Eizo monitors but I do use...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 50,180
Posted By craygc
Thanks for the compliment ...glad you like them :D

Thanks for the compliment ...glad you like them :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,400
Posted By craygc
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3266/2444593195_192...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3266/2444593195_1921650aa0_z.jpg

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/114/299988528_3741bd238d_z.jpg

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5115/5895540829_8a1b62fac7_z.jpg
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-10-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 10,897
Posted By craygc
John, I completely agree with the give away (or...

John,

I completely agree with the give away (or issues) usually being how the highlights are presented. I use DxO Labs Filmpack to get my initial position for the conversion, and prefer it to all...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-09-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 10,897
Posted By craygc
I currently find myself in a situation where the...

I currently find myself in a situation where the only way I can shoot for at least the next 12 months (if I want to be able to see the results) is to use digital. However, having said that, I would...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 50,180
Posted By craygc
The Ricoh GR is the only camera Im currently...

The Ricoh GR is the only camera Im currently shooting with for the time being due to some temporary circumstances. Its the first Ricoh I've ever owned, and after sometime playing with it I have now...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 10-05-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 6,527
Posted By craygc
The A6000 has a lower resolution viewfinder -...

The A6000 has a lower resolution viewfinder - 1.4M vs 2.3M dot matrix (I think from memory). When I looked at it, yes it was noticeable (barely) but the gain is the responsiveness of the refresh rate.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,898
Posted By craygc
Dante, Previously I needed to shim a Voigtlander...

Dante,
Previously I needed to shim a Voigtlander Sony E to M adaptor to ensure accurate infinity focus. I had to dismantle it twice to get it spot on, each time I used 2 layers of aluminium cooking...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-26-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 5,104
Posted By craygc
15mm f/3.5 AIS, Across 100 (i think) slightly...

15mm f/3.5 AIS, Across 100 (i think) slightly cropped on the bottom

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2491/3896358244_2c16e27038_o.jpg
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-20-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,231
Posted By craygc
Hmmm, I must tell my Mac that... :eek: The...

Hmmm, I must tell my Mac that... :eek: The Keepass app on the Mac is called KeePassX
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-20-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,231
Posted By craygc
Keepass (need 10 characters)

Keepass (need 10 characters)
Forum: Travel 09-20-2014
Replies: 161
Views: 18,679
Posted By craygc
I really like the last one of Mt Batok...

I really like the last one of Mt Batok disappearing into the fog. YOur work is always impressive Margus :)
Forum: Film vs Digital 09-19-2014
Replies: 180
Views: 24,967
Posted By craygc
Predominantly a film shooter, I've found myself...

Predominantly a film shooter, I've found myself in a situation where, since April this year until around the end of next year, I need to put film on hold - not living in my place, no development...
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-15-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By craygc
Firstly, neither film nor digital record what it...

Firstly, neither film nor digital record what it see. The colour pallet, tone response, latitude, dynamic range are always going to be intrinsic to the capture medium. Therefore, its never possible...
Forum: Photo Software 08-11-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 11,061
Posted By craygc
My problem is that I've NEVER seen a file...

My problem is that I've NEVER seen a file straight out of a camera I am even close to happy with, and there is no way I could successfully process the image without it being in raw.
Forum: Off Topic 07-27-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By craygc
The depend is; 1) what you mean by network name...

The depend is; 1) what you mean by network name and password and 2) whether its just a router. I'll address (2) first. A router is just a layer 3 route processor, which means it only handles IP...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By craygc
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8426/7837226698_4ec...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2014
Replies: 481
Views: 75,991
Posted By craygc
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2830/9759294505_16d...

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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 6,503
Posted By craygc
I use the adaptors on a Rolleiflex bay II and the...

I use the adaptors on a Rolleiflex bay II and the hood fits fine...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 07-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,969
Posted By craygc
...is that a little bit of sarcasm I detect :)

...is that a little bit of sarcasm I detect :)
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 07-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,969
Posted By craygc
Here we go again... its not possible to "turn"...

Here we go again... its not possible to "turn" the power up on these machines. They have a couple of different contrast views but no variable power levels that are operator controllable.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-30-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 6,383
Posted By craygc
Incomplete and in no particular order... Brad...

Incomplete and in no particular order...


Brad Evans
Ed Leveckis
Emmanuel Smague
Thomas Stanworth
Toshihiro Okada
Alex Webb
Chang Chien-Chi
Forum: Photo Software 06-29-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 8,302
Posted By craygc
Honestly, Im surprised Aperture lasted even this...

Honestly, Im surprised Aperture lasted even this long. For a number of years now Apple's software focus has been on mobility ...any real desktop apps are non-existent - and market share of Aperture...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-24-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 7,957
Posted By craygc
Nope... Everything you say is correct about how...

Nope... Everything you say is correct about how much light reaches the film/sensor but the construction of the light path through the focus screen and prism of an SLR wont allow more light than what...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-23-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 7,957
Posted By craygc
Its no easier than an f/2 lens. You cant see...

Its no easier than an f/2 lens. You cant see anymore light through the view finder at f/1.4 or f/1.2
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-23-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,244
Posted By craygc
This is not correct. Video does not shoot...

This is not correct. Video does not shoot continuously, it shoots discreetly. At 24 frames per second, each frame might, for example be 1/125 each. This would mean that you would have 1/125 of image...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-23-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,244
Posted By craygc
For effective images, the "pick a frame from a...

For effective images, the "pick a frame from a video stream" approach doesn't really work. At 24 frames a second at, for example, 1/125 exposure per frame you are actually only recording 20% of the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-19-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 24,223
Posted By craygc
Running a 4000 and a 9000, which are both FW400,...

Running a 4000 and a 9000, which are both FW400, back to a Mac Mini, which is FW800 only. FW400 to FW800 is spec'ed to work - FW400 just uses 6 pins of the 9-pin FW800 plug
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-16-2014
Replies: 258
Views: 35,838
Posted By craygc
An excuse to post something... Using a 645N...

An excuse to post something... Using a 645N primarily with the P67 SMC 55mm f/4 - a very sharp lens across the entire film

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7325/11559371144_43e6c4fe82_z.jpg

Some...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-06-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,904
Posted By craygc
No, the f-stop is the f-stop. Its value is a...

No, the f-stop is the f-stop. Its value is a function of lens parameters only. What you are probably confused with is that for a comparison of same size prints from same AoV lenses across different...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-05-2014
Replies: 66
Views: 14,089
Posted By craygc
The only 645 I use is my Pentax 645N for which...

The only 645 I use is my Pentax 645N for which the prism is the only option. I also have a TLR so Im use to the WLF as well. I use the 645 with a 55mm (manual focus) primarily for documentary style...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-04-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By craygc
Contacting via email previously, I've had...

Contacting via email previously, I've had suggestions added to the code and re-released within less than 2 weeks...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-01-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,904
Posted By craygc
Perspective has nothing to do with focal length...

Perspective has nothing to do with focal length or AoV. The only parameter that affects perspective is the distance to the subject. If a 23mm or a 28mm lens has the same AoV as a full frame 35mm due...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-01-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,904
Posted By craygc
Hmmm... Given the 23mm on APS-C has the same AoV...

Hmmm... Given the 23mm on APS-C has the same AoV as a 35mm on full frame, one would assume that a user would stand at the same distance from the subject with both systems/lens. As such, the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2014
Replies: 175
Views: 31,320
Posted By craygc
A selection of HP5 here...

A selection of HP5 here (http://www.fluidr.com/photos/craygc/tags/hp5). Most of which is developed in DDX in an EI range of 250 ~ 1600. Although I really like DDX, I would put more emphasis on post...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,355
Posted By craygc
Nothing flash, just testing how close, the...

Nothing flash, just testing how close, the closest focus was with a Pentax 645n + the P67 55mm f/4 lens, on HP5, no crop

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3700/12905481683_cfa4d786ae_z.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-19-2014
Replies: 298
Views: 45,721
Posted By craygc
35 Lux Asph v1 - all on...

35 Lux Asph v1 - all on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-11-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By craygc
Not anymore, Cathay Photo no longer stocks any...

Not anymore, Cathay Photo no longer stocks any film...

Another vote for Ruby Photo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-07-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By craygc
Its tolerance of under or over exposure is...

Its tolerance of under or over exposure is nothing to do with it being XP2. Its is just another C41 emulsion and behaves accordingly...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 9,999
Posted By craygc
But without an actual split prism, you still...

But without an actual split prism, you still can't focus accurately at anything wider than f/2
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-21-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 7,687
Posted By craygc
I've had the LTM 50 f/1.5 and the f/1.1 and sold...

I've had the LTM 50 f/1.5 and the f/1.1 and sold them both - compared to the Zeiss offerings they're both rather bland. Zeiss Planar for overall sharpness, and C-Sonnar for its signature (wide open)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2014
Replies: 2,699
Views: 793,093
Posted By craygc
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7325/11559371144_43...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7325/11559371144_43e6c4fe82_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By craygc
Have had both eyes done as monofocal set for...

Have had both eyes done as monofocal set for infinity. EVF is corrected with built in diopter adjustment. For all OVF I need the diopter setting at zero, which for most cameras (including...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-16-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By craygc
But then no rangefinder will give you anything...

But then no rangefinder will give you anything like accurate framing at that end of the focus scale ...its horses for courses!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-08-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 13,442
Posted By craygc
B&W film... Digital B&W works sometimes but in...

B&W film...

Digital B&W works sometimes but in the main cannot handle the highlights properly at all - and that includes the Monochrom-M
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By craygc
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3562/3526102944_5c5...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3562/3526102944_5c5092dd3a_z.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 5,913
Posted By craygc
Au contraire, it does cost ...considerable...

Au contraire, it does cost ...considerable efficiency and functionality :bang:
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 5,913
Posted By craygc
EXACTLY... its extremely inefficient in use. To...

EXACTLY... its extremely inefficient in use.

To add another problem I mentioned in another thread, there is a problem with tags - if you paste a list of tags, those that are multi-word but in...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-26-2014
Replies: 187
Views: 60,941
Posted By craygc
Its still there - albeit having to deal with that...

Its still there - albeit having to deal with that ugly interface. In the attached image, click the icon the overlay drop down box emanates from, click the HTML radio button, select the dimensions...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-14-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 8,602
Posted By craygc
Guess my new favourite is moving in the wrong...

Guess my new favourite is moving in the wrong direction... the P67 lens is worth it though!

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7325/11559371144_43e6c4fe82_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2014
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,221
Posted By craygc
Bidayuh people rice festival, Sarawak in Borneo....

Bidayuh people rice festival, Sarawak in Borneo. Pentax 645n + P67 SMC 55mm f/4 on HP5+

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7386/12927675285_f5d01a5bfe_c.jpg
Forum: Film vs Digital 03-10-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By craygc
My suggesting would be 1) to focus on how to get...

My suggesting would be 1) to focus on how to get a digital file to 'look' how you want, and 2) stop focusing on 'resolution' as the primary parameter. If you like shooting film - even MF - then there...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 5,222
Posted By craygc
Although it varies slightly across camera...

Although it varies slightly across camera manufacturers and models, no 35mm SLR can accurately focus manually at apertures wider than about f/2 without the use of a split prism finder. Its just...
Forum: Photo Software 03-05-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By craygc
In CS6 check the profile in both files. Look at...

In CS6 check the profile in both files. Look at EDIT -> Convert to Profile, the dialogue box will tell you what the current profile of each is. Actually, having different profiles assigned in itself...
Forum: Photo Software 03-04-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By craygc
Profile mis match or viewing the jpeg in non ICC...

Profile mis match or viewing the jpeg in non ICC profile aware application...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-01-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 4,532
Posted By craygc
Hmmm... been there, done that! It works very well...

Hmmm... been there, done that! It works very well but its so damn cumbersome that I went back to the standard view finder

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8154/6985036562_10c83b37a7_z.jpg
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-27-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,922
Posted By craygc
Everything here...

Everything here (http://www.flickr.com/photos/craygc/sets/72157603450188985/) is with a Nikonos V and the 35mm f/2.5
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-26-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 7,644
Posted By craygc
Having lived in Asia for over 15 years, an...

Having lived in Asia for over 15 years, an interesting observation is that, Chinese, and in particular those in South East Asia, see B&W imagery as synonymous with being past tense and representing...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,991
Posted By craygc
I've spent a lot of time working through trying...

I've spent a lot of time working through trying to get "good" digital B&W, albeit with a Sony Nex 5n with Leica lenses. At the end of the day, thinking that there's something substantially different...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-31-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,203
Posted By craygc
Its likely the other way around (and I realise...

Its likely the other way around (and I realise photography and printing is a small part of this, but its the same impact) - e-waste (http://www.iop.org/news/11/may/page_51103.html). Considering how...
Forum: Travel 01-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,724
Posted By craygc
Never had any trouble (when I'm bothered to ask)...

Never had any trouble (when I'm bothered to ask) and I travel there regularly. Just came back through Jakarta yesterday and they were obliging on only FP4 still in canisters. Last time in Surabaya...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 6,520
Posted By craygc
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5508/10096359884_84c...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5508/10096359884_84c2242ce9_z.jpg

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2305/2236062864_ef0f61c537_z.jpg

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2415/2235273623_19c8f210ed_z.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2014
Replies: 211
Views: 17,812
Posted By craygc
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7325/11559371144_43e...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7325/11559371144_43e6c4fe82_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2013
Replies: 421
Views: 79,874
Posted By craygc
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3719/11543204356_abc...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3719/11543204356_abc9850027_z.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By craygc
I would still seriously consider HP5 in DD-X. I...

I would still seriously consider HP5 in DD-X. I find the tonality wonderful rated at 640

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2814/10171515206_e5659c14bd_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 5,342
Posted By craygc
...but less likely to feature in false flag ops

...but less likely to feature in false flag ops
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-17-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 3,969
Posted By craygc
Another vote for the 5n. Its still my only...

Another vote for the 5n. Its still my only digital camera and, unlike most people, I much prefer the separate EVF to the integrated on as it articulates. Everything in my "Digital B&W Work" signature...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-13-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 4,135
Posted By craygc
I thought I might just follow up with how I...

I thought I might just follow up with how I actually approached this as the focus past infinity wasn't the real issue in itself to me. Although with magnification I could discern focusing beyond...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-09-2013
Replies: 109
Views: 24,172
Posted By craygc
Doesn't seem as bad as I thought when I actually...

Doesn't seem as bad as I thought when I actually add them up. Although there are a couple I wouldn't mind just pairing down on...

M-mount: 11
Nikon AIS: 7
Mamiya 7II: 2
Pentax 645n: 2 (with another...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-07-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 4,135
Posted By craygc
I have a Voigtlander M to E adapter for my Sony...

I have a Voigtlander M to E adapter for my Sony Nex 5n - it also focused slightly beyond infinity. I get the feeling this is not uncommon in adapters. As to whether its to truly ensure infinity focus...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2013
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,344
Posted By craygc
Pentax 645n +...

Pentax 645n + HP5

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3675/10113612764_382055219a_z.jpg
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