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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-27-2018
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,300
Posted By F6Roger
Using an M1

Thanks for that Fraser, I'll give my OM 50/1.8 and 1.4 a try when I've got over my latest medical probs and can get out in some nice weather. I'm not too worried about the size/weight difference of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-26-2018
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,300
Posted By F6Roger
Olympus M1

Thanks for that Ricardo. You guessed right, my M1 came from the 'very nice shop in Folkstone' :)
The only visible wear/damage is the usual cracked flash shoe, but as I don't use flash that won't be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2018
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,216
Posted By F6Roger
Got a nice cla'd Olympus M1 and 28mm f3.5 on the...

Got a nice cla'd Olympus M1 and 28mm f3.5 on the way, hopefully before Xmas. It'll be the grandad to my OM1/1n and OM2/2n. The 'family' will be complete :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2018
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,300
Posted By F6Roger
Olympus M1 tips.

Got a nice cla'd M1 and 28mm 3.5 arriving soon, to join my OM1/1n and OM2/2n. Any 'odd' operational things I need to know about for the M1 for a smooth shooting experience?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-14-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,092
Posted By F6Roger
My first thought was that this would be a good...

My first thought was that this would be a good plan, I love my OM1/2. But on reflection, perhaps not. It's very likely that an 8 year old would at some point drop his/her camera and I don't think...
Forum: Chris Crawford 05-29-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,325
Posted By F6Roger
Good to see you are up and running again Chris :)...

Good to see you are up and running again Chris :) Fingers crossed the docs have got your problems sorted. Looking forward to reading your future posts.

Sending you best wishes from this side of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,483
Posted By F6Roger
For enjoyment and nostalgia: OM1 / OM1n / OM2 /...

For enjoyment and nostalgia:
OM1 / OM1n / OM2 / OM2n

For enjoyment:
F4s / F100 / F6
D700 / Df

For nostalgia;
S3 Rangefinder
Forum: Chris Crawford 05-03-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,325
Posted By F6Roger
Has Chris gone AWOL?

It's been quiet from Fort Wayne now for a few weeks, I do hope Chris hasn't been struck down with one of his health problems.

Looking forward to your return Chris, as and when you're up to posting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,707
Posted By F6Roger
My favourite camera.

I bought my OM-1 about 44 years ago ... (and still) can't praise it enough :) Sorry F4/F100/F6 ... I still love you really :rolleyes:
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-28-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6,296
Posted By F6Roger
Roger is back :)

I was very pleased to see that you had posted a comment here on RFF :) Welcome back, you've been missed. Looking forward to your, valued, comments and posts. All hopes and prayers for a full...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-18-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 3,929
Posted By F6Roger
I can't work to the rule of 'one camera does...

I can't work to the rule of 'one camera does all'. So ~ Street - X-pro2 / 23 1.4, ...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-16-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 3,878
Posted By F6Roger
Pictures coming through bright and clear this...

Pictures coming through bright and clear this side of the pond :)
Forum: Nikon RF 01-29-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,830
Posted By F6Roger
Unhappy Black Paint SP

Grays Of Westminster have a 'NEW' Black Paint SP in stock, but get your wallet ready . . . just a mere 5000 :(
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2018
Replies: 736
Views: 93,590
Posted By F6Roger
Memories

Nice one Shab, it evokes memories of my days of motorcycle racing (hung my leathers up at the end of '96) Bed built over the outfit, parked up for the night on the way to the next meeting. Happy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By F6Roger
Nikon Black Paint SP

Grays of Westminster appear to have a NEW Nikon Black Paint SP c/w 3.5cm f1.8 lens in stock. Yours for a mere 4,500 . . . a bargin! :o
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-07-2018
Replies: 363
Views: 25,478
Posted By F6Roger
My top 5 cameras ever (so far)

I can only speak from personal experience:

Olympus OM1
Nikon F6
Nikon Df
Nikon D700
Olympus OM2
Forum: RFF News 12-01-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 7,365
Posted By F6Roger
rangefinderforum.net

Sorry, but I much prefer our present RFF layout and look. It's distinctive and shouts RFF to me as soon as I'm logged on. Plus I find the white font on black background MUCH easier to read (old...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-15-2017
Replies: 207
Views: 33,471
Posted By F6Roger
Thought I'd posted, but on checking . . . ho hum,...

Thought I'd posted, but on checking . . . ho hum, better late than never ;) So my F6 s/no is # 0006653, bought new.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-10-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,004
Posted By F6Roger
UK RF shops . . .

In the UK for Nikon RF there is 'graysofwestminster.co.uk'. The cameras from Grays are always in 'very good' to 'mint' condition, though not cheap :(
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2017
Replies: 1,425
Views: 348,865
Posted By F6Roger
Michael, I guess your subjects are 'twitchers'...

Michael, I guess your subjects are 'twitchers' and would the location be Sunderland Point? Or am I miles off? :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,854
Posted By F6Roger
Any word?

Rangefinder ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2017
Replies: 207
Views: 33,471
Posted By F6Roger
I feel better now ;) :)

I feel better now ;) :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2017
Replies: 207
Views: 33,471
Posted By F6Roger
" . . . it would be on the shelf . . ." !!! ...

" . . . it would be on the shelf . . ." !!! :eek: . . . on the SHELF ! ! ! :eek: :eek: :eek: OMG! Pleez, the F6 is for 'shooting' with. NOT for 'looking' at :bang: :mad:

I doubt very much...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2017
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,300
Posted By F6Roger
Smile Welcome to the world of the OM Zuikoholics :) ...

Welcome to the world of the OM Zuikoholics :)

As much as I love my S3, F4, F100, F6, D200, D700, D3 & Df Nikons, there is something special about holding/using the OMs. I've had my OM1 / 2 since...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 57,760
Posted By F6Roger
So so sad, such terrible news. RFF will forever...

So so sad, such terrible news. RFF will forever be the poorer for loosing Tom A. My sincerest condolences to Toms family and friends.

RIP Tom, you will never be forgotten and will always be missed.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-11-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,302
Posted By F6Roger
For me, 23 & 56. Well, that's what's on my two...

For me, 23 & 56. Well, that's what's on my two X-Pro's :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 11,399
Posted By F6Roger
For me, OM1, followed by F6 and F100.

For me, OM1, followed by F6 and F100.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 3,154
Posted By F6Roger
Alone. I need to be 'alone' :)

Alone. I need to be 'alone' :)
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-26-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 6,786
Posted By F6Roger
As said, there is no 'wrong' answer. For me it...

As said, there is no 'wrong' answer. For me it would be the 23/1.4, a lovely lens. In fact I'm getting a second X-Pro1 body so's I can have a permanent X-Pro1 - 23/1.4 and X-Pro1 - 56/1.2 pairing,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-23-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 6,126
Posted By F6Roger
:) :) BTW, nice avatar :) I think I've...

:) :) BTW, nice avatar :) I think I've got the perfect pairing, F6 / Df. What else would I need!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-09-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 6,947
Posted By F6Roger
"just ONE camera bag . . ."

Wow! :eek: So no more bags for Joe then!! :(
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-15-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 5,004
Posted By F6Roger
lost a camera!

Probably best not to ask Joe! :rolleyes:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,653
Posted By F6Roger
Thanks for that Paolo, very interesting and...

Thanks for that Paolo, very interesting and useful. After a long stint of using modern cameras, I always find going back to one of my OM1/2/2n 'wonders' , feels a bit loose in the hand. Will have...
Forum: RFF News 02-15-2015
Replies: 130
Views: 12,388
Posted By F6Roger
Nice one :)

Nice one :)
Forum: RFF News 02-15-2015
Replies: 130
Views: 12,388
Posted By F6Roger
What I can't get my head around is that...

What I can't get my head around is that technology and new systems are not going to change overnight, so there will be plenty of time to relocate those loved photos. Or am I missing something? (it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-15-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,160
Posted By F6Roger
22/02 Chinese New Year

Thanks for that, I'll PM you if it looks like I'll be able to meet up. Now . . . what do I use? . . . S3 . . . OM1 . . . F6 . . . Df . . . oh . . . decisions decisions :rolleyes:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,160
Posted By F6Roger
Smile 22/02 at the Chinese New Year

Not sure if I can make it, but is it going to be a specific camera themed day, rangefinder/film slr, or just 'shoot what you bring'? :)
Forum: Nikon RF 02-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,373
Posted By F6Roger
Titanium curtains.

I was told by Grays of Westminster that this couldn't be done, at least to the S3, when they replaced my 'pin holed' curtains. :( :bang:
Forum: Nikon RF 10-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By F6Roger
Nikon RF repairs in the UK

I had my S3 fitted with a new curtain by Grays of Westminster, they use a technician down the west country for their mechanical camera repairs. It was done in a couple of weeks.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 09-04-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,861
Posted By F6Roger
The Big Picture

Agreed. Got both the book and dvd. The book was a good read but the film was just ok. I found in the past that if there was a 'film of the book', I've always enjoyed the book more, perhaps because...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,513
Posted By F6Roger
F6 & 50/1.4 Ais ~ Ektar 100 S3 & 5.0/1.4 ~ Tri-X...

F6 & 50/1.4 Ais ~ Ektar 100
S3 & 5.0/1.4 ~ Tri-X 400
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4,423
Posted By F6Roger
The LAST Kodachrome

Thanx for posting, interesting video. Did anyone else notice that the LAST roll of Kodachrome was loaded, at 03:33, into an F100 and the back was closed, at 03:45 on an F6 ? :confused:
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 3,593
Posted By F6Roger
Jessops demise

Last year I went into my local branch (Crawley) and asked for the price of Tri-X, the salesman didn't know what Tri-X was! On explaining to him the history of one of the top black and white films,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-05-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 7,185
Posted By F6Roger
Whoops

Sorry 'bout that, jusy saw 'Optics and Lenses' and posted. Think I must have had a 'senior moment' :confused: Promise I'll be a bit more attentive next time!

Many thanks for those that responded,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-04-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 7,185
Posted By F6Roger
IQ of Nikkor 20mm f2.8 AIS / 24mm f2 AIS

Gas is back again :bang: Which gives the best IQ, on F4 / F100 / F6, the 20mm f2.8 AIS or 24mm f2 AIS?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2012
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,513
Posted By F6Roger
In Essex with friend, Nikon F6 c/w 50/1.4, Tri-X...

In Essex with friend,
Nikon F6 c/w 50/1.4,
Tri-X & Ektar 100,
'n the urge to visit the back streets of East London :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2012
Replies: 94
Views: 5,179
Posted By F6Roger
What is the longest you have held onto a piece of photographic equipment?

Kodak Brownie 127 = 51 years
Olympus OM1 = 38 years
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-26-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 8,155
Posted By F6Roger
Best 35mm Camera. Ever.

For "ME", manual = OM1 / auto = F6
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 01-22-2012
Replies: 62
Views: 29,566
Posted By F6Roger
Surely got to be the 35mm f1.4 Nikkor-S or 50mm...

Surely got to be the 35mm f1.4 Nikkor-S or 50mm f1 Nikkor-O only one of each known.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-18-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By F6Roger
Better to feel silly than out of pocket with duff...

Better to feel silly than out of pocket with duff equipment ! :bang:
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-12-2012
Replies: 2,428
Views: 359,350
Posted By F6Roger
Latest acquisition for the library

"In The Light Of Darkness" by Kate Brooks
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-25-2011
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,300
Posted By F6Roger
It's CHRISTMAS TIME again . . . . . . .

Just wanted to say a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR to all the fellow Zuikoholics on RFF, wherever you may be. Keep that shutter finger active :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 16,017
Posted By F6Roger
Your new F6

'bout time we had an update on your views of the new baby in your life! Is the "having" as good, or better, as the "wanting"?
Are you now in the same boat as me, everyday I have to decide ~ basic...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-08-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,590
Posted By F6Roger
IMHO It's got to be the F6

IMHO It's got to be the F6
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-06-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,185
Posted By F6Roger
If you need a CLA on a OM1 or 2, contact Michael...

If you need a CLA on a OM1 or 2, contact Michael Spencer ( www.camerarepaires-r-us.co.uk or email: [email protected] ) he is over in Clay Cross and was a technician with Olympus in...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-06-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 5,185
Posted By F6Roger
OM1 or 2

For me, I would go for the OM1n. Battery fails, just go "sunny 16". Just get it CLA'd and it will last for many years. IMHO ;) (The 1n will have all the updates over the 1)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-20-2011
Replies: 114
Views: 14,518
Posted By F6Roger
Impression Milton Keynes

Just got to finish reading my copy. Very well done Vicky, you have opened my eyes to the real MK, and I have been going there since the late `70s ! 160 pages and not a roundabout in sight, thank...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-14-2011
Replies: 96
Views: 11,000
Posted By F6Roger
Dignity

Amazing eyes and "dignity".
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-14-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 13,621
Posted By F6Roger
Location of coffee bar

Thanx for that, the cells weren`t letting me down, as I`ve never been to Polesden Lacey, tho only down the road in Crawley so perhaps I should put PL on the list of places to visit. So many things...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 13,621
Posted By F6Roger
Coffee bar (park?) location

Greyelm, what is the location of this coffee bar, I feel that I should know it ? But the ol` grey cells are letting me down :)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-07-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,486
Posted By F6Roger
St..stuttering

Sorry `bout that, I`m getting too old for all this excitement, the trigger finger got a bit too excited :)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-06-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,486
Posted By F6Roger
Thumbs up AND a "talk"

A book "signing" AND a talk, it gets better :)
Congratulations and all the very best for the launch. Only 265.5 hrs now!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-06-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,486
Posted By F6Roger
Thumbs up AND a "talk"

A book "signing" AND a talk, it gets better :)
Congratulations and all the very best for the launch. Only 265.5 hrs now
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-06-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,486
Posted By F6Roger
Smile It`s here . . . nearly

Hi there Vicky,
It`s great to see that "your" book is nearly with us now, can`t wait for 18.00 in 11 days time at Waterstones, I`ll be there. It`ll be great to meet you for the first time and even...
Forum: RFF News 11-06-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,964
Posted By F6Roger
You`re back!!!!!!

Yipeeeeee, you`re back. I missed you. You don`t realize how much things (and people) mean to you until you`ve lost them.
Right, on with my RFFing. Doh . . . where do I start?????? So much to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-05-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,440
Posted By F6Roger
The best OM body

To date the score seems to be~

OM1~12 / OM1n ~3 / OM2~2 / OM2n ~6 / OM3 ~2 / OM3ti~1 / OM4~4 / OM4ti~3


So lets hear it for the :angel: OM1 :angel:

(Think I`ve got too much spare time,...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-02-2011
Replies: 208
Views: 27,319
Posted By F6Roger
How many cameras do you have film in right now?

Just 2 ~ Nikon F6 = Ektar 100 / Nikon S3 = Tri-X 400
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-02-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By F6Roger
OM experts in the UK

Thanx very much guys and gal :-)) OM1/2 now on their way to Michael Spencer, had a long interesting chat on the phone with him yesterday. It appears that all the `extra` work I thought I needed...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-01-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 16,017
Posted By F6Roger
Smile Life is definitely too short

Your right there Keith, life is most definitely too short, so the best of luck with securing that F6. You will not regret it. Believe me once you have caressed those gorgeous curves, you will be...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-30-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 6,854
Posted By F6Roger
The "worth" of my cameras

Finance wise, no idea. What are they really worth to me?, everything. Having recently lost a very close friend, my cameras are the reason to live, they make me want to get up in the morning, to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-30-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By F6Roger
Smile OM experts

Thanx for that guys, I`ll check them all out.

And thanx Vicky, didn`t know Protech were still going, I`d assumed that they went when MXV folded, got a mint F4s from them.

One again the family of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By F6Roger
OM experts

Thanx for that Jesse, I`ll check them out. Looks like my F6 will be having my undivided attention for a bit :-))

Roger
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By F6Roger
Olympus OM experts in the UK

Can anyone here recommend any experts in the UK for OM1/2 CLA and battery conversion work?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,440
Posted By F6Roger
Which is best OM

For me it is the OM1, I bought the OM2 when it first came out, great camera, BUT, it stopped working while I was on the top of a mountain. That shouldn`t have been a problem, Chris Bonington took his...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-22-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 13,773
Posted By F6Roger
To keep?, to sell?

Yep, all of my cameras were bought for the longterm and to use. Once the money was handed over, that was it, the camera/lens became a tool to be used and appreciated. Only ever sold one camera,...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-21-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 13,464
Posted By F6Roger
Smile Boggling sniffers

Thanx for that Roger, been feeling a bit lo recently after losing a close friend, but trust RFF to help pull me up, had a good chuckle at the thought of all those RFF `sniffers` :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-21-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 13,464
Posted By F6Roger
Talking Sniffing members

The mind boggles ! :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-21-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,875
Posted By F6Roger
Smile Favorite aperture

No favorite, but try and get between 5.6 ~ 11, but mostly whatever the big burning fireball demands :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-21-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 13,464
Posted By F6Roger
Thumbs up Remembered smells

Go with Keith on that one ;)

I can still remember the smell of the packing as I opened my new OM1 all those years ago (but prefer to remember Keiths :))
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