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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,564
Posted By Deardorff38
there is no problem w rangefinder cameras!

there is no problem w rangefinder cameras!
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,495
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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Deardorff38
...the famous Sean Flynn M2 .....

...the famous Sean Flynn M2 .....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
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Posted By Deardorff38
not exactly within the OP's stated budget of...

not exactly within the OP's stated budget of $200. Here's the cheapest one on Ebay..... for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Deardorff38
George I used a '35 iii black, 21/28/35/50...

George I used a '35 iii black, 21/28/35/50 external finders. The finders are clear with nice edges...make composing a dream.

the Voigtlander 35 finders are very nice & smaller than the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,026
Posted By Deardorff38
Huss, Man that's sweet & you're right...tiny &...

Huss, Man that's sweet & you're right...tiny & killer lenses ....& reliable. almost gives me camera acquisition syndrome...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,495
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Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,495
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....just around the corner
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 3,627
Posted By Deardorff38
Taos, New...

Taos, New Mexico
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Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,495
Posted By Deardorff38
New Mexico does have the magic light. One of my...

New Mexico does have the magic light. One of my favourite places to visit:
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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 10,811
Posted By Deardorff38
are those the guys wearing camouflage w/ cargo...

are those the guys wearing camouflage w/ cargo pockets? ;)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 10,811
Posted By Deardorff38
..... what the OP said

..... what the OP said
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 445
Views: 75,720
Posted By Deardorff38
Black paint '67 M4, replaced the '35 iii black...

Black paint '67 M4,
replaced the '35 iii black with Leica CL (50th anniversary) w/ working meter.....

& a $1k Leica Digilux 4.3 paperweight :-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 887
Posted By Deardorff38
" Rinse it again in one hour in cold...

" Rinse it again in one hour in cold water."
Proper technique requires having the pre-soak, developer, stop bath, fixer & rinse water at the same temperature. Classically 68F or 20C. As mentioned...
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 445
Views: 75,720
Posted By Deardorff38
well that thread was dormant for a long while!

well that thread was dormant for a long while!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
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Views: 196,684
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice Montag.

Very nice Montag.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
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Views: 196,684
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice print Jim. Quite an accomplishment to...

Very nice print Jim. Quite an accomplishment to get that image with 100 speed film
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 10,811
Posted By Deardorff38
Solinar, I think the Rollei 35 is a great camera....

Solinar, I think the Rollei 35 is a great camera. I've used a few of them heavily over the years & have some great negatives. Pocketable is one thing they don't have going for them though....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,310,040
Posted By Deardorff38
Love the photo Erik!

Love the photo Erik!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 10,811
Posted By Deardorff38
Add me to the XA group. The OP did say "pants...

Add me to the XA group. The OP did say "pants pockets"....so for those who said Rollei35....you must be wearing sweat pants & not skinny jeans
To paraphrase Mae West; "Is that a Rollei 35 in your...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 4,152
Posted By Deardorff38
I don't know Ko.Fe. I don't care for the...

I don't know Ko.Fe. I don't care for the character of modern Leica lenses and besides.... i wouldn't spend $5200 USD ($7k Cnd) on a lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,332
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug: (OM1N) "I thought of this, but I'm scared...

Smaug: (OM1N)

"I thought of this, but I'm scared she'll wreck it, and I'd be devastated."

It's an OM1 ......they're a dime a dozen out there. if you're worried, buy another & keep Grandpa's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,569
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, About optics & emulsions, (hyper) sharp...

Smaug, About optics & emulsions, (hyper) sharp does not = good. A parallel exists with musical instruments loud doesn't = tone. If HD digital appeals to you that's fine, but the reason people...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,569
Posted By Deardorff38
Ah... gotcha now.

Ah... gotcha now.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,569
Posted By Deardorff38
jawarden "Maybe Adams would be a pianist instead,...

jawarden "Maybe Adams would be a pianist instead, or a painter. He lived in California"

Well he was an accomplished pianist. & BTW Smaug.... A Adams did use medium format... Hasselblad Here's an...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 216
Views: 25,644
Posted By Deardorff38
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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 6,846
Posted By Deardorff38
"Always" is a strong word. I don't use a filter...

"Always" is a strong word. I don't use a filter when doing BW portraits. Otherwise i use a yellow or orange filter. I dislike blank skies in b/w photos. Yellow filters bring out a little contrast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,569
Posted By Deardorff38
CharlesDAMorgan "A pro friend used to shoot...

CharlesDAMorgan "A pro friend used to shoot concerts with film and got similar results. It can be done."

It has been done! There was a lot of great photography under difficult conditions before the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,169
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right, but it's a rare & pricey lens:...

You're right, but it's a rare & pricey lens: (There's another set for $10k...but the Setadel photos are...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,169
Posted By Deardorff38
As Huss suggested Leitz rigid 50s aren't...

As Huss suggested Leitz rigid 50s aren't particularly short. Yes to 35s.... Summicrons or Summarons.... or a 40mm f2 (really small). Although 2.5, not f2 The Voigtlander 50mm 2.5 is small. Like...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By Deardorff38
"portraits like this were Penn's trademark, and...

"portraits like this were Penn's trademark, and no one ever did it better."....

Fine portraits, but arguably he was neck-in-neck with Richard Avedon, whose "In The American West" was a tour-de-force.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By Deardorff38
On the contrary ..IMO this is the story with...

On the contrary ..IMO this is the story with 'Adventure photography' workshops all over the world....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford FP4+ in Pyrocat HD. Printed on Foma...

Ilford FP4+ in Pyrocat HD. Printed on Foma Variant lll (16"x16") . Rolleiflex T
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford FP4+ (Pyrocat HD) Foma Variant lll ...

Ilford FP4+ (Pyrocat HD) Foma Variant lll Mamiya 6 (75mm)
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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,527
Posted By Deardorff38
Ted, I'm glad yours works flawlessly. Besides my...

Ted, I'm glad yours works flawlessly. Besides my friends' Bessa problems, there are lots of posts about lack of parts & repair availability on a recently discontinued camera. I think the Bessa lll &...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,142
Posted By Deardorff38
Absolutely! A '70s era Summicron for $4-500? A...

Absolutely! A '70s era Summicron for $4-500? A no-brainer.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By Deardorff38
FP4+, Pyrocat HD. (iphone photo of) 11x14" ...

FP4+, Pyrocat HD. (iphone photo of) 11x14" print on Foma Variant lll. (Leica lll Elmar 35mm 3.5)
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Forum: Chris Crawford 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 3,589
Posted By Deardorff38
Isn't that 35mm Elmar a gem? it's so tiny.... i...

Isn't that 35mm Elmar a gem? it's so tiny.... i use mine a lot & the result are really good.
Forum: RFF Polls 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,177
Posted By Deardorff38
Well by contrast, it's snowing in Alberta. We...

Well by contrast, it's snowing in Alberta. We usually get at least one cold-front driven storm that results in snow in August or September. I was dry-mounting prints last night. Tonight I'll print...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,527
Posted By Deardorff38
Ozmoose in N America 120 film is basically $5 a...

Ozmoose in N America 120 film is basically $5 a roll. I'd hardly call that horrific. If you put it in the context of the price of commodities: gas for your vehicle, a $5 coffee at Starbucks or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,527
Posted By Deardorff38
nickthetasmaniac, I'm not so sure. I was really...

nickthetasmaniac, I'm not so sure. I was really keen on the Bessa/Fuji 670, but i've heard stories about their reliability & the availability of repairs. A photog friend of mine, who is very careful...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 166
Views: 129,529
Posted By Deardorff38
Ron, to answer your question, Leica in NJ has a...

Ron, to answer your question, Leica in NJ has a very small staff. Leica has had in the recent past lots of work replacing sensors in digital Ms, and wait times have been described as very long. In...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,059
Posted By Deardorff38
Good question Rob.....i wonder what the answer...

Good question Rob.....i wonder what the answer is?

My limited experience is that not all repairmen have all the parts. When I was about to get my M4 serviced (& adapted for a Leicavit), I called...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,527
Posted By Deardorff38
"It would probably be easier to get Cosina to...

"It would probably be easier to get Cosina to reintroduce the Bessa III 667 than to start fresh. What is the minimum order? I’ll buy one if it is priced around US$2k."


Small runs will never be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,527
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank You. Absolutely!!

Thank You. Absolutely!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By Deardorff38
The print was processed in Ph Formulary Ansco...

The print was processed in Ph Formulary Ansco 130 then selenium toned. I always get additional tonal shift when i photograph prints w the Iphone.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,059
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right about the cannabalizing feel Ko.Fe. ...

You're right about the cannabalizing feel Ko.Fe.
Used? Well mostly i only had one camera at a time, & i was never a press photographer, but as a professional mountain climbing guide my Leica went...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,026
Posted By Deardorff38
If I were choosing, it would be Pentax MX with a...

If I were choosing, it would be Pentax MX with a 40mm pancake or an Olympus OM with the 40mm pancake f2.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,059
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe, Over 57,000 M4. Whenever i visit Japan...

Ko.Fe, Over 57,000 M4. Whenever i visit Japan i see lot's of them unused.
If i run out, I'll get an M2... that was my first Leica ..... 82,000 produced....pr even an M3 and use an SBL00.
To...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,059
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe. "Any film M is kind of gamble now." K,...

Ko.Fe. "Any film M is kind of gamble now."
K, With so many in circulation, I don't think I'll ever have difficulty getting donor parts for my M4 or a replacement body, in my lifetime.....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes, My favourite film too. FP4+ tray processed...

Yes, My favourite film too. FP4+ tray processed in Pyrocat HD (5x7", gold rim Dagor 8 1/4") contact print on Azo.
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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Deardorff38
Steve, I've got similar lenses ( Elmar 35 &...

Steve, I've got similar lenses ( Elmar 35 & Summaron LTM) among others. I've used a bunch of different adapters and all work on my M4. There is no real difference (in use) from cheap or expensive. ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 846
Posted By Deardorff38
I've been using staining developers for more than...

I've been using staining developers for more than 20yrs, starting with PMK and then switching to Sandy King's Pyrocat (lower toxicity). It's my standard film developer. Print times are shorter with...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 135
Views: 34,881
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm going to add the 35mm f1.4 SC Version ll to...

I'm going to add the 35mm f1.4 SC Version ll to my list. I like the first results.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 919
Posted By Deardorff38
Like the old adage "Ships are safer in the...

Like the old adage "Ships are safer in the harbour....but that's not what they were built for."

Yes Summarons seem to have taken a jump lately. Elmar 35mm on Ebay seem to range from $200- $1000...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 965
Views: 151,649
Posted By Deardorff38
Moto-uno. It is a print & i don't own a...

Moto-uno. It is a print & i don't own a scanner.... so i photograph the print with an Iphone

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Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
An A36 orange filter for my Elmar 35mm f 3.5

An A36 orange filter for my Elmar 35mm f 3.5
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 4,152
Posted By Deardorff38
Choices all depend on the outcomes one is looking...

Choices all depend on the outcomes one is looking for. For me the Version ll is a keeper; but then again I also use an Elmar 35mm 3.5, & a Summaron 2.8. I've used several versions of the Summicron...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 851
Posted By Deardorff38
& in 4x5 & 5x7 Ilford is at least 1/2 the price...

& in 4x5 & 5x7 Ilford is at least 1/2 the price of TMY2
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 965
Views: 151,649
Posted By Deardorff38
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Leica CL,Elmar 35mm 3.5 '34, Adox CMS20, Pyrocat HD,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 4,152
Posted By Deardorff38
KoFe.... the print is sharper than that. that's...

KoFe.... the print is sharper than that. that's an iphone photo of the print in 6pm failing daylight
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 4,152
Posted By Deardorff38
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M4 / Voigtlander Nokton 35mm 1.4 SC Version ll /...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,684
Posted By Deardorff38
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Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.4 SC Version ll /test shot...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 292
Views: 15,377
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, on month-long climbing expeditions in...

Smaug, on month-long climbing expeditions in Alaska, i'd carry 25-30 rolls of Kodachrome 25 (back in the day).
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 736
Posted By Deardorff38
f8 or f-whatever & be there.

f8 or f-whatever & be there.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 292
Views: 15,377
Posted By Deardorff38
"Did you give it a few rolls to get accustomed...

"Did you give it a few rolls to get accustomed to?"

Smaug, over the decades i probably had 4 of them. In the '70s it was my primary camera for climbing trips. I've probably shot 500 rolls of film...
Forum: Lomography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By Deardorff38
Wasn't it from the start?.....

Wasn't it from the start?.....
Forum: Lomography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By Deardorff38
Zuiko, I'm not sure what status that would bestow...

Zuiko, I'm not sure what status that would bestow on the Holga. But the Deardorff view camera was made from 1923-88. Rolleiflex from 1920 on. It can be debated that any changes were improvements to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-11-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By Deardorff38
I have limited experience, having seen just one....

I have limited experience, having seen just one. I was selling my MP (film) & the fellow who was buying it showed up with an Artisans 50 1.1. He put it on the body and then told me the rangefinder...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,019
Posted By Deardorff38
I remember that Elite was very thick. I never...

I remember that Elite was very thick. I never used it much having gotten stuck on Zone Vi Brilliant. The new Oriental isn't like the old stuff. Airfrog, the real question is what are you currently...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By Deardorff38
B&H Has Kentmere , Arista & Foma at $3.50-$3.99 a...

B&H Has Kentmere , Arista & Foma at $3.50-$3.99 a roll
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks N. I'll have to give the Adox paper...

Thanks N. I'll have to give the Adox paper another try some time. I tried a couple of boxes of Vario Classic & MCC about 5+ years ago. For whatever reason they didn't stand out for me (could have...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Canyongazer & Narsuitus, given that Agfa Brovira...

Canyongazer & Narsuitus, given that Agfa Brovira is gone, what do you currently select as your paper of choice?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,552
Posted By Deardorff38
"So i just bought my first Leica m, a m6 classic...

"So i just bought my first Leica m, a m6 classic and now i want to get a lens"......
"So if anyone has any suggestions for wide angle lenses with a vintage rendering, that would be much...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,552
Posted By Deardorff38
The original post: "The whole reason i moved to...

The original post: "The whole reason i moved to the M system is my admiration for the works of all the magnum photographers and the overall “look” of the 50s and 60s documentary photography (mostly...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,552
Posted By Deardorff38
Charles, I know Erik VS likes his. I bought one...

Charles, I know Erik VS likes his. I bought one on a whim and was surprised how good the results were (my example has no haze). It's now the tiny normal lens on my CL (film). I think I paid $175 USD...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,552
Posted By Deardorff38
...i know we're quite a ways into the thread, but...

...i know we're quite a ways into the thread, but the OP was looking for a wide angle....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 476
Views: 23,513
Posted By Deardorff38
I'd like to see some B/W film results....

I'd like to see some B/W film results....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Deardorff38
Exactly what i was thinking too.

Exactly what i was thinking too.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Deardorff38
The 28mm 3.5, 35mm 2.5, 50mm 2.5 metal caps are...

The 28mm 3.5, 35mm 2.5, 50mm 2.5 metal caps are very nice. The pinch type as on the 35 1.4 are always falling off
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,501
Posted By Deardorff38
Erik, The return eye contact is everything....

Erik, The return eye contact is everything. Beautiful image!
Forum: RFF Polls 09-08-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Azo isn't an enlarging paper, but it's a great...

Azo isn't an enlarging paper, but it's a great one for contact printing larger negatives. I use a lot of Fomabrom Variant lll FB & like the results a lot. I keep a good stock of Ilford warmtone FB. &...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,552
Posted By Deardorff38
Bornosor, KF is right about output. The print is...

Bornosor, KF is right about output. The print is the thing. The Voigtlander 28, 35 2.5 & Ultron 1.7 are sharp crisp modern looking lenses (i've used them).
Apparently Tom Abrahamsson adopted the 35...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,552
Posted By Deardorff38
Summaron 35, either 2.8 or 3.5 will be much...

Summaron 35, either 2.8 or 3.5 will be much cheaper than -lux or -cron. Great character
& build quality.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,852
Posted By Deardorff38
Frank, I think you already know the answer to...

Frank, I think you already know the answer to your question. It's a camera geek sub-forum by its nature. Show us a platinum print instead......
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696195802_ef...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696195802_efc995c353_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hc7JsN)IMG_9694 (https://flic.kr/p/2hc7JsN) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/]

A 20"x24"...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,852
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71b9faf8cd_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hbUVxC)IMG_9632 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbUVxC) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/[/url], on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,647
Posted By Deardorff38
Helen, All words fail. Thinking of the two of...

Helen, All words fail. Thinking of the two of you....
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693952431_17...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693952431_179333ced3.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVezZ)IMG_9633 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVezZ) by , on Flickr

11x14" ..Expired?... Meh! One of my favourite papers...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
If the version 1 was good enough for Tom A, then...

If the version 1 was good enough for Tom A, then this version ll 35mm 1.4 should easily accommodate my occasional wide-open needs.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71b9faf8cd.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 476
Views: 23,513
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Kevin, The brass prototype looks...

Thank you Kevin, The brass prototype looks beautiful. Thank you for the entire thread about this lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,852
Posted By Deardorff38
That's a beauty Charles. I always liked the...

That's a beauty Charles. I always liked the dual-range Summicron.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,377
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, I've always thought that in practice,...

Smaug, I've always thought that in practice, both the Olympus XA series & the Stylus were more ergonomic than the Rollei 35. I also didn't care for the strong shutter pressure required & the tinny...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,377
Posted By Deardorff38
Pan, Nice photo of the Rollei 35. I used many...

Pan, Nice photo of the Rollei 35. I used many of them. They were the hip climbing camera in the '70s. Never had one serviced. Always got some sensational photos. But I hated the way the camera...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-03-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,861
Posted By Deardorff38
KenR, "To paraphrase a great movie:" 'Either...

KenR, "To paraphrase a great movie:" 'Either you surf, or you print!!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks Good idea jsrockit

Thanks Good idea jsrockit
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks for the input Timmyjoe. I agree with you...

Thanks for the input Timmyjoe. I agree with you on the packaging end. Last week i received one box containing 2 boxes of 16x20" paper & a box of 11x4"..... with a gallon of liquid LPD ! Luckily the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Deardorff38
What's Going on with B&H Photo & Foma??

I just ordered a large amount ($1k) of LF Film and 16x20" Foma fiber based glossy Variant iii from B&H Photo. The Foma was now special order. In addition, i tried to order a box of 8x10 (100) of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,712
Posted By Deardorff38
Vandal, Since i'm working on my long first coffe,...

Vandal, Since i'm working on my long first coffe, i'll sit back and give you my opinion. There are fewer people out there doing the work...but i'd suggest that now, we just have to send them further,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,712
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter, I have no idea on M6 & M7. I sent Don a...

Peter, I have no idea on M6 & M7. I sent Don a black paint M4 I had just acquired that needed a CLA. I also wanted it adapted to take a Leicavit. I called Horst Wenzel in Vancouver (still doing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,712
Posted By Deardorff38
"Out to Lunch" .... We just send them to Don...

"Out to Lunch" .... We just send them to Don Goldberg at DAG in the USA. Great work & reasonable turnaround. Since cameras became more plastic & electronics, ,no one is lining up to train as a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,712
Posted By Deardorff38
Looks like Sherry Krauter has a bunch of Leica Ms...

Looks like Sherry Krauter has a bunch of Leica Ms in your ballpark..... & nothing too rough.... essentially 650-1200 $

http://www.sherrykrauter.com/store
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,712
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, Here's your 'rough' M3 with a jammed...

Raid, Here's your 'rough' M3 with a jammed shutter for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,757
Posted By Deardorff38
[QUOTE=peterm1;2909675]Dear Deardorff38 I was not...

[QUOTE=peterm1;2909675]Dear Deardorff38 I was not denigrating anyone and certainly not you (if that is your impression). I am simply making the point that we have been here many times always with the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,712
Posted By Deardorff38
I'd agree w/ Vandal 138. For example this rough...

I'd agree w/ Vandal 138. For example this rough M4... looks good except for the missing vulcanite for $850 (no it's not mine...) ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,757
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter M, The discussion only degenerates if one...

Peter M, The discussion only degenerates if one denigrates the opposite side of the discussion. The OP is right in that we're lucky today and have much to be thankful for...whatever one's point of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,757
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm all in for appreciation. That I can get...

I'm all in for appreciation. That I can get fiber-based baryta paper & film delivered to my door. Thanks B&H...from Canada. That Deardorff, Leica, Rolleiflex, Nikon et al engineered and built elegant...
Forum: Travel 09-01-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Deardorff38
ktm, I'm not surprised the Nokton 50 1.1 is soft...

ktm, I'm not surprised the Nokton 50 1.1 is soft wide open...are you? The Summicron will do you right...every time. Yes & the weight & space saving too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,813
Posted By Deardorff38
Joe, The real answer is whichever suits you, but...

Joe, The real answer is whichever suits you, but since you asked. I have a soft spot for printing from bigger negatives. I carried a Rolleiflex around the roughly 100mi/ 170km Tour du Mont Blanc &...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-01-2019
Replies: 2,418
Views: 353,373
Posted By Deardorff38
Don McCullin "Unreasonable Behaviour"

Don McCullin "Unreasonable Behaviour"
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,757
Posted By Deardorff38
Dogman, I hate to be a naysayer, but i never...

Dogman, I hate to be a naysayer, but i never drank the digital kool-aid. In 40+ years will someone be able to recover your digital files? Leica M9 and Sony's will be paperweights. Kodachrome was a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
2 unopened boxes of Zone VI Brilliant 11x14. I...

2 unopened boxes of Zone VI Brilliant 11x14. I always got great prints on that paper.....

also a used 20x24" easel.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-30-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,861
Posted By Deardorff38
Bill, It's a pleasure to see you here. I've never...

Bill, It's a pleasure to see you here. I've never gone to the darkside. I have a darkroom w a Beseler 45 w/ a Zone VI VC cold light & a Durst 138. Just this week I bought a used 20"x24" easel. With...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-29-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By Deardorff38
The OP asked about the 90mm f 4 Elmar ...

The OP asked about the 90mm f 4 Elmar C.....that's the one made for the CL.....takes a 5.5 series filter. I've still got a soft spot for the old Tele-elmarit 2.8.. the fat one
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,377
Posted By Deardorff38
With TMax 400 at $265 a box, I'm downsizing. ...

With TMax 400 at $265 a box, I'm downsizing. This is the replacement for my '38 Deardorff. There'll be more room too with one less enlarger in the darkroom. Guess i'll have to change my handle to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-28-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,313
Posted By Deardorff38
Wonderful Erik!

Wonderful Erik!
Forum: Travel 08-28-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Deardorff38
ktm, you've got it dialed. I would have no...

ktm, you've got it dialed. I would have no anxiety about hitting the road with just an M2 and a 35....come to think of it, i've done that quite a few times. Enjoy the journey...looks as though...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-28-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,580
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right there KF. But sometimes there's a...

You're right there KF. But sometimes there's a long wait for the light. And that's
O.K. My favourite LF photographer is Vittorio Sella (1859-1943) and he made images under all kinds of wild...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-28-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 83,743
Posted By Deardorff38
Although you asked this months ago & may have...

Although you asked this months ago & may have already acted on it. I would not suggest an M7 since parts are limited & repairs to the electronic may soon be unavailable. If you really want a meter...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-28-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,580
Posted By Deardorff38
Shorelineae, If you have a continued interest in...

Shorelineae, If you have a continued interest in possibly using large format, it's worth checking out the large format forum. https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/. There's lots of info...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
That's stunning Erik and a perfect match for your...

That's stunning Erik and a perfect match for your M2
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-27-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,852
Posted By Deardorff38
Giganova..... Harry https://www.harrybenz.com/

Giganova..... Harry https://www.harrybenz.com/
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,580
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe. .... nice rant. I think the OP was...

Ko.Fe. .... nice rant. I think the OP was wondering if LF would work for him.....and his photo work ("I would like to use it as a 4x5 camera for landscapes while traveling or environmental...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,580
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe." This is why here is so many mediocre LF...

Ko.Fe." This is why here is so many mediocre LF landscapes, including Phortio."
Beyond this there are many mediocre photographs with iphones, P&S cameras, Leicas et al, medium format....mediocrity...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,580
Posted By Deardorff38
Shorelineae, I agree with Phil, AJ & Emile. I...

Shorelineae, I agree with Phil, AJ & Emile. I use 35, medium format and LF and no scanning or digital printing.... wet darkroom. A field camera is a terrific tool. BUT $300 in your country with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,948
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes indeed Erik & this one is clean & sharp. I...

Yes indeed Erik & this one is clean & sharp. I also prefer the 35mm to a 40mm so this one is perfect for the CL & with the VC 21 & 50 2.5 it's a complete and tiny kit for me.

Greg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 5,588
Views: 964,948
Posted By Deardorff38
The tiny 35mm 3.5 Elmar has become one of my...

The tiny 35mm 3.5 Elmar has become one of my favourite lenses. I couldn't bear to let it go when i sold my LTM. Clean crisp viewfinder & the spotmeter works....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-24-2019
Replies: 283
Views: 38,548
Posted By Deardorff38
"That's a lovely black Spotty. A black-paint...

"That's a lovely black Spotty. A black-paint S-series screwmount body is probably the last item on my Pentax wishlist...[/QUOTE]

Thank you, I'll have to put a battery in it. I would bet the meter...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-24-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 90,165
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes it is Erik. My favourite small 50mm....

Yes it is Erik. My favourite small 50mm. Character & beautiful build quality.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-24-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 90,165
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612945748_61...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612945748_6192e6736d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h4L483)IMG_9547 (https://flic.kr/p/2h4L483) by \ (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
Update: I bought a weincell & installed it in...

Update: I bought a weincell & installed it in the recently-acquired Leica CL. The meter now works like a charm.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48613441276_d515960bd1_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-24-2019
Replies: 283
Views: 38,548
Posted By Deardorff38
The 50mm 1.4 is a wonderful lens wide open. ...

The 50mm 1.4 is a wonderful lens wide open. Since i don't do digital, i needed a body too:https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47945556051_94a8484b66_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3Mvq8)IMG_8546...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
Chamonix 4x5 F2..... Downsizing from 5x7....

Chamonix 4x5 F2..... Downsizing from 5x7....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-20-2019
Replies: 103
Views: 2,706
Posted By Deardorff38
Well I do it the easy way. I typically use only...

Well I do it the easy way. I typically use only Tri-X, TMY-2 or FP4.... so i look at the ASA setting on my light meter. Apart from 35mm, virtually always finish a roll of 120, & all my 5x7 or 4x5...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Deardorff38
Jerevan, I've used a Triopo carbon fiber, a...

Jerevan, I've used a Triopo carbon fiber, a manfrotto monopod & went back to a Gitzo. I've used them with Leica, Fuji 6x9, & Rolleiflex. For budget considerations B&H has this one:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 3,221
Posted By Deardorff38
approximately 500 sheets of 5x7... TMax400,FP4+,...

approximately 500 sheets of 5x7... TMax400,FP4+, Delta,Bergger,Efke. 100 sheets of FP4+ 4x5. 50+ rolls of 120 Tri-X & FP4. 10-20 rolls of 35mm TriX & FP4.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-19-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,528
Posted By Deardorff38
"The effect a Rolleiflex has on people"..... The...

"The effect a Rolleiflex has on people"..... The effect it has on me every time I print a 16"x16" or 20"x20" print from that 6x6cm negative from a '58 Rolleiflex T.....makes me shake my head. Such a...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-15-2019
Replies: 2,418
Views: 353,373
Posted By Deardorff38
Don McCullin, "Unreasonable Behaviour"

Don McCullin, "Unreasonable Behaviour"
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-15-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,228
Posted By Deardorff38
Me too Bill C, that's why i use the Kinderman w...

Me too Bill C, that's why i use the Kinderman w loader. The 120 version is pretty smooth...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-15-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 5,997
Posted By Deardorff38
"i do mostly travel/street shooting, so something...

"i do mostly travel/street shooting, so something not massive in terms of weight/size would be ideal." I've owned & used 35 & 50mm Summilux lenses, but for decades I chose the smaller, lighter...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-15-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm not a huge fan of American movies, & avoided...

I'm not a huge fan of American movies, & avoided the "Pirates of the Caribbean." But I enjoyed Johnny D in the movie "Chocolat." He does play guitar in real life. I'm willing to bet he'll do a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,228
Posted By Deardorff38
I use kindermann metal reels with the plastic...

I use kindermann metal reels with the plastic centres. They used to offer great loaders to match those reels. They consistently work like a charm
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-01-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
Leather case

Unused OEM leather case for Leica CL :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 1,090
Views: 236,924
Posted By Deardorff38
‘34 iii model f. Elmar 35mm 3.5....

‘34 iii model f. Elmar 35mm 3.5. Tri-x
https://flic.kr/p/2cgaz6K]https://live.staticflickr.com/4863/45460231785_2830893428.jpg[/url]IMG_7536 (https://flic.kr/p/2cgaz6K) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 1,090
Views: 236,924
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.flickr.com/cameras/apple/iphone_6s/

https://www.flickr.com/cameras/apple/iphone_6s/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 6,470
Posted By Deardorff38
Black or chrome

Yes David... you should want an M4..... just like guitars... always room for one more especially a shadetop vintage one.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,986
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48421699291_f3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48421699291_f30f3f55db.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gLRSdk)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gLRSdk) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-31-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 990
Posted By Deardorff38
Leica CL

A 50 anniversary CL arrived yesterday morning, super clean and bright viewfinder. Don Goldberg will have the meter working in no time.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48421663487_36b37eeaf5.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,377
Posted By Deardorff38
Erik, You have exquisite taste. I agree...

Erik, You have exquisite taste. I agree completely.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-30-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 90,165
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48415751511_12...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48415751511_12bfc07935.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gLko9p)IMG_9306 (https://flic.kr/p/2gLko9p) by , on Flickr

not much bigger than an Olympus XA

w/ the tiny CV 21 &...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
my latest grab-n-go camera. shipped from Japan...

my latest grab-n-go camera. shipped from Japan friday...at my door in Canada 11a.m. tuesday. Free shipping. The elmar is a clean one i used on my old iii black '34. The rangefinder spot is sharp &...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,377
Posted By Deardorff38
Favourite? That's a tough call. When i'm in the...

Favourite? That's a tough call. When i'm in the darkroom printing...the Rolleiflex spans the gap. Always amazed at the perfect balance of size/lens quality/ size of negative. That 6x6 negative wins...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-30-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 990
Posted By Deardorff38
Just to harken back to the OPs original...

Just to harken back to the OPs original statement... he has both, both black, both meters work..... he's selling one.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-30-2019
Replies: 476
Views: 23,513
Posted By Deardorff38
An impressive looking prototype, both in...

An impressive looking prototype, both in appearance and images.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 625
Posted By Deardorff38
24mm 2.8 / 35mm f2 / 50mm 1.4 / portraits? ...

24mm 2.8 / 35mm f2 / 50mm 1.4 /
portraits? 85mm 1.4
landscapes & all around tele 105 2.5
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 990
Posted By Deardorff38
"it is just odd lens. And nothing really...

"it is just odd lens. And nothing really special."......
Better than a Jupiter ;-)


Bessa R..... https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=163802
Think i'll stick with the CL
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 990
Posted By Deardorff38
Opinions KoFe..... everybody has them. &...

Opinions KoFe..... everybody has them. & preferences too which often inform their choices....
I used the CL hard in the high mountains for years in the latter part of the '70s & they never failed...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 990
Posted By Deardorff38
I'll let you know in a week or so when mine...

I'll let you know in a week or so when mine arrives from the seller.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,110
Posted By Deardorff38
G I would suspect the scanner before the lens.

G I would suspect the scanner before the lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-28-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,852
Posted By Deardorff38
That's a lovely clean M4 example Michael. No...

That's a lovely clean M4 example Michael. No wonder it followed you home.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-28-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By Deardorff38
Don Goldberg at DAG camera service does fine work

Don Goldberg at DAG camera service does fine work
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 990
Posted By Deardorff38
There are adapters or diode additions for all...

There are adapters or diode additions for all those 'old' cameras that used mercury batteries....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 990
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko Fe.... "They who live in glass houses, should...

Ko Fe.... "They who live in glass houses, should not throw stones".... don't you use a Canon with batteries?....& a Leica 'M digital?.... Don't your phone, computer & car have batteries??
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 990
Posted By Deardorff38
D, I have a soft spot for the CL... I used them...

D, I have a soft spot for the CL... I used them hard for climbing & mountaineering in the '70s without a failure. I just scored a clean 50th anniversary a couple of days ago...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By Deardorff38
Rifugio Lavaredo, Dolomites, Tre Cime...

Rifugio Lavaredo, Dolomites, Tre Cime area
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By Deardorff38
Rifugio Tuckett & Sella . Brenta Group, N...

Rifugio Tuckett & Sella . Brenta Group, N Italy
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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,388
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter, in simple answer to your question, in...

Peter, in simple answer to your question, in every case, i'd take the mechanical camera. I've travelled a lot with one camera over the decades. Failures are a very occasional issue & i've never had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
Leica CL, 50th anniversary. Waiting for...

Leica CL, 50th anniversary. Waiting for arrival.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48383662897_bf865a2aa1_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gHuVjr)s-l1600 (https://flic.kr/p/2gHuVjr) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-25-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,684
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm more likely to carry an M (film) and a...

I'm more likely to carry an M (film) and a medium format camera on longer trips. Not that i usually carry them at the same time though....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
Congratulations Helen.....you're one jump ahead...

Congratulations Helen.....you're one jump ahead of me..... i'm picking & choosing off the *bay at the moment....trying to find one with a working meter and a contrasty rangefinder spot. Looks like it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-24-2019
Replies: 243
Views: 13,243
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_8e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_8e43445954.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ)
IMG_9166 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/]
Dance Hall....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-24-2019
Replies: 243
Views: 13,243
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48274260296_8e...

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St Francis of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-15-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,001
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.diyphotography.net/discover-darkroom-s...

https://www.diyphotography.net/discover-darkroom-secrets-legendary-photographer-edward-weston/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,501
Posted By Deardorff38
Me too. That's a wonderful portrait Peter M!

Me too. That's a wonderful portrait Peter M!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,618
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful image K.

Beautiful image K.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-13-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,377
Posted By Deardorff38
I've used this Slow Tools bag for several years....

I've used this Slow Tools bag for several years. It's about the size of the Filson but is softer and weighs about 1/4 as much. I have either a Leica M4 or a Rolleiflex in it. You could add a liner if...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,751
Posted By Deardorff38
I just sold some cameras I wasn't using...about...

I just sold some cameras I wasn't using...about to drop $1000 on FB paper
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-13-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 2,043
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, They're all beautiful, but the SP has...

Raid, They're all beautiful, but the SP has always been the one that caught my eye. The 2000 with the 35mm 1.8..... is hard to stay away from. It's just a dream though. I buy cameras to use, & i...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-13-2019
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,808,852
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48274128751_8d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48274128751_8dffbfac1b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gxPwCF)IMG_1107 (https://flic.kr/p/2gxPwCF) by , on Flickr
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-12-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By Deardorff38
Filmtwit & Solares. "Golden Touch" mentioned in...

Filmtwit & Solares. "Golden Touch" mentioned in the original post is Sherry K.
DAG .....is Don Goldberg....

"I’ve tried DAG, Golden Touch, and YYe and none...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By Deardorff38
What Huss said.

What Huss said.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful stuff.... Thank You

Beautiful stuff.... Thank You
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-10-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Deardorff38
Tell us more about the 1st series steel rim...

Tell us more about the 1st series steel rim summilux M 35.... please
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 4,152
Posted By Deardorff38
Steve, would you post a link please? I went...

Steve, would you post a link please? I went over to the LF and couldn't find the review using their search engine. Thanks
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 226,512
Posted By Deardorff38
Rolleiflex Ilford FP4 Oriental Seagull FB ...

Rolleiflex Ilford FP4 Oriental Seagull FB 11x14"
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224270702_c9b1209920_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtpZz9)IMG_9154 2 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtpZz9) by...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 226,512
Posted By Deardorff38
Rolleiflex T, IlfordFP4+ wet print on Foma...

Rolleiflex T, IlfordFP4+ wet print on Foma Variant FB

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48226679551_7b090a4477_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtCkD2)IMG_9170 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/2gtCkD2) by Greg...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,452
Posted By Deardorff38
Well not being digitally inclined, i just bought...

Well not being digitally inclined, i just bought an Olympus XA2 (smaller than the stylus & the Rollei 35 or Leica iii '35) for just that reason
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
Replies: 653
Views: 151,059
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_8e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_8e43445954_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ)IMG_9166 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ) by , on Flickr

Leica M4 21mm wet print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,684
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224957796_7b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224957796_7b53473ce6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gttvPA)IMG_9157 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/2gttvPA) by , on Flickr
Leica M4 ('67) 21mm wet print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
Replies: 653
Views: 151,059
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224957796_7b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224957796_7b53473ce6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gttvPA)IMG_9157 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/2gttvPA) by , on Flickr


Leica M4 21mm print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
Replies: 653
Views: 151,059
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224270702_c9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224270702_c9b1209920_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtpZz9)IMG_9154 2 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtpZz9) by , on Flickr
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,684
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224264926_af...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224264926_afd3655261_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtpXRy)IMG_9153 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtpXRy) by , on Flickr

Leica M4 21mm Ilford FP4 print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,684
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224270702_c9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224270702_c9b1209920_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtpZz9)IMG_9154 2 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtpZz9) by , on Flickr

Rolleiflex, Ilford FP4+, print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 4,919
Posted By Deardorff38
I put my negatives in a box... :)

I put my negatives in a box... :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,377
Posted By Deardorff38
Has to be my Rolleiflex. The most versatile. As...

Has to be my Rolleiflex. The most versatile. As much as i love the Leica, or the huge 5x7 negative from my Deardorff....the Rollei is small, light, travels well and the 6x6 neg still delivers a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
Replies: 1,016
Views: 196,684
Posted By Deardorff38
Nice print..... that window is very overgrown...

Nice print..... that window is very overgrown now.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 222
Views: 25,426
Posted By Deardorff38
It's a road warrior that's seen lots of use over...

It's a road warrior that's seen lots of use over the years, but i don't know the specifics. It's been owned by the same professional for about 30 yrs and was well worn when he got it. It is in top...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 222
Views: 25,426
Posted By Deardorff38
1937 Martin D18 Rolleiflex / FP4+ / Foma...

1937 Martin D18 Rolleiflex / FP4+ / Foma Variant iii

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48216396021_89629a0f84_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gsHCGM)IMG_8969 (https://flic.kr/p/2gsHCGM) by , on...
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