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Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 5,198
Posted By bulevardi
Except the images... it sounds like a retirement...

Except the images... it sounds like a retirement savings plan !
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 5,198
Posted By bulevardi
Let's talk Flickr again. I always wondered if...

Let's talk Flickr again.

I always wondered if there is an algorithm behind Flickr such as Instagram has, which puts some photos on top, or longer visible, ... and how the algorithm works to get a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-07-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 2,641
Posted By bulevardi
My first films came out like...

My first films came out like this:
https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=166715
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 5,198
Posted By bulevardi
What are your thoughts about "500px" as...

What are your thoughts about "500px" as alternative?

I'm personally not so satisfied from them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 5,198
Posted By bulevardi
Btw, I never have seen ads yet, on Flickr, even...

Btw, I never have seen ads yet, on Flickr, even with my free account.
Where are they supposed to appear? Between your own photos in your gallery or in the Trending feed?
And on the mobile too... ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 5,198
Posted By bulevardi
Another gnome lover !!! Here's my FLICKR gnome...

Another gnome lover !!!
Here's my FLICKR gnome gallery:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bulevardi/albums/72157631596960456

:D
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-06-2018
Replies: 133
Views: 17,821
Posted By bulevardi
No worries ;) We're here to talk and discuss....

No worries ;) We're here to talk and discuss. That's what forums are all about.
You weren't sounding angry to me,... I was sounding angry about having to pay again, for a technology that already...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-05-2018
Replies: 133
Views: 17,821
Posted By bulevardi
I don't want to be negative in this thread, but...

I don't want to be negative in this thread, but ... no no nooooo !!

I don't know if it's the same in your part of the world, but here in Belgium, Lightroom is $$$, it's a subscription that costs €...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 5,198
Posted By bulevardi
I had to get used to Instagram in the beginning...

I had to get used to Instagram in the beginning too. I know others who don't get it either.

People use it for different reasons. I notice different type of people, feel free to add one if I missed...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-04-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By bulevardi
Always these intimate questions ;)

Always these intimate questions ;)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-04-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By bulevardi
Thumbs up Vibrant contrastful colors ! Is it right out of...

Vibrant contrastful colors !

Is it right out of the camera, or shot in raw and edited?

Seems a nice neighbourhood, for your next walk, try to find a basket court, a gas station and a corner...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 5,198
Posted By bulevardi
The last year(s), I have less and less engagement...

The last year(s), I have less and less engagement on my photos on Flickr, I noticed a lot of people walked away that time the new CEO was there and a lot of fuzz was going on ... The service...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 5,198
Posted By bulevardi
If you have less than 1000 photos, it's still...

If you have less than 1000 photos, it's still free.

I joined Flickr in 2008, now, 10 years later I have put around 800 photos on it.
It's around 6 photos a month.
So I posted almost 0,2 photos a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By bulevardi
Kuregem in Kolor

Hi everyone!

Last months I've been taking some photos in Kuregem, a small neighbourhood in Anderlecht.
Part of the Brussels region (Belgium).
It's near the Midi railway station. As I work at the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 30,843
Posted By bulevardi
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4411/35965129743_d1...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4411/35965129743_d19582d257_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WN7G4R)
The Guitar (https://flic.kr/p/WN7G4R) by Bulevardi (https://www.flickr.com/photos/bulevardi/), on...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-17-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,250
Posted By bulevardi
Indeed, when making wedding or birth cards and...

Indeed, when making wedding or birth cards and stuff like that.
In the press shop they always ask to get the files in CMYK settings.

When I just order photos to print on photo paper, RGB is fine,...
Forum: Photo Software 10-16-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 2,525
Posted By bulevardi
Most scratch removal tools will affect the rest...

Most scratch removal tools will affect the rest of the picture too.

Isn't it better -although time consuming- to remove the scratches manually with a clone/heal tool ? (I'm using gimp for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,143
Posted By bulevardi
Still wanted to add that my health is more worth...

Still wanted to add that my health is more worth than all my cameras all together.

If I get robbed or threatened, I have no problem in losing my gear, as long as they don't stab or hurt me. Better...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,143
Posted By bulevardi
I have no expensive pro gear, I don't need...

I have no expensive pro gear, I don't need insurance.
I try to shoot good images with consumer gear.

It's same with guitars for me, e.g. a $ 500 will do the trick for me, with a $ 5.000 I wouldn't...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-11-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By bulevardi
Try capturing the pixels if they have good bokeh...

Try capturing the pixels if they have good bokeh ;)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-07-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 4,772
Posted By bulevardi
I have a Sekonic L-398A lightmeter on selenium,...

I have a Sekonic L-398A lightmeter on selenium, but it's an old one and it's not working anymore, the selenium cell is probably worn out or used up...

I used my DSLR with same settings to a certain...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,319
Posted By bulevardi
Was it underexposed? Was the picture this black...

Was it underexposed? Was the picture this black you could say: "once you go black, you gotto go back" ?
I should go back to shoot them again. And aim for a better result, get a look at the shots you...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-06-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 4,772
Posted By bulevardi
Very interesting thread indeed. I've just shot...

Very interesting thread indeed.

I've just shot my first rolls with an Agfa Selectronic S, came out totally underexposed.
Although I put some new batteries in, (Varta 625 U Alcaline 1,5v) the meter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,319
Posted By bulevardi
I feel your pain, I'm in the exact same situation...

I feel your pain, I'm in the exact same situation as you are right now.
I've shot a roll on different locations within blue hour (just after I leave the office at 8PM), now it turns out they are...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By bulevardi
Phil, if necessary, I can find problems for every...

Phil, if necessary, I can find problems for every solution ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-04-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 6,786
Posted By bulevardi
Going to eat a Pizza Calzedonia: 18+ ...

Going to eat a Pizza Calzedonia:

18+


https://www.flickr.com/photos/bulevardi/42583645865
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By bulevardi
I guess I was too overwhelmed yesterday... Seems...

I guess I was too overwhelmed yesterday...

Seems like you'll have to make the picture with your smartphone... that connects via the app with the digiroll inside the old camera.

Doesn't seem that...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-03-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,407
Posted By bulevardi
Nikon D40 (do not recommend this) Nikon D50...

Nikon D40 (do not recommend this)
Nikon D50 (still have this as backup, haven't used anymore in the past 4 years)
Nikon D7000 (currenlty shooting with)

Canon compact thing for my wife.

Edit: oh and...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By bulevardi
I'm feeling very tempted already ^^

I'm feeling very tempted already ^^
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By bulevardi
Film35 (digital film)

Just read about this new kickstarter project:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1374923168/film-35-innovative-photography-experience/


Perhaps you all saw this already.
What are your thoughts...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,783
Posted By bulevardi
I want my rant of the day too. Had to wake up at...

I want my rant of the day too.
Had to wake up at 5 AM to get off to work, I dislike early services as I'm an evening guy.
When walking to the office, did a detour to shoot some nightshots.

I needed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,076
Posted By bulevardi
I've read very very beautful things in here...

I've read very very beautful things in here already!
Keep them going!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By bulevardi
But all those rolls get developped in "the only...

But all those rolls get developped in "the only lab in town", while 30 years ago, there maybe were like 20 labs in town, maybe with each 200-300 rolls?

Right here in Brussels, there aren't that much...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 2,131
Posted By bulevardi
I write this one down. :cool: :D

I write this one down. :cool: :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 2,131
Posted By bulevardi
Perhaps I should keep it growing... otherwise...

Perhaps I should keep it growing... otherwise you'll kick me out of this club.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,790
Posted By bulevardi
I once had a Craphy lens and .... oh well, no...

I once had a Craphy lens and .... oh well, no one would believe this story.

:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By bulevardi
Who ever wants to buy a crappy lens...

Who ever wants to buy a crappy lens...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 2,131
Posted By bulevardi
I let it grow since a few weeks now. I mostly...

I let it grow since a few weeks now.

I mostly was totally shaved or had a small beard on my chin, but now I go for the whole shabang.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,076
Posted By bulevardi
Thumbs up "Hello, my name is Dirk, and I'm an addict...

"Hello, my name is Dirk, and I'm an addict too"

"Can I join your club?"



Very well :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,076
Posted By bulevardi
I feel like I'm transparent when I'm hidden...

I feel like I'm transparent when I'm hidden behind the camera, like I'm hidden behind the beard that I slowly let grow nowadays.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,076
Posted By bulevardi
- because it zens me out!! I get relaxed looking...

- because it zens me out!!
I get relaxed looking through a viewfinder, looking to a world a different way, making my own world through the lens.
It's like the world is standing still around me. I can...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By bulevardi
Washi film 12...

Washi film 12 ISO:
https://www.retrocamera.be/nl/35mm-film-zwart-wit-washi/944-washi-film-a-12-135-36.html

Kono! Donau 6 (6...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,846
Posted By bulevardi
For me it would be acceptible ^^ Would there be...

For me it would be acceptible ^^
Would there be reciprocity failure during long exposures otherwise? Like with films?

I like to play with long exposures, and I'm limited to shooting at night (I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-27-2018
Replies: 3,347
Views: 579,355
Posted By bulevardi
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1976/30026142967_1c...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1976/30026142967_1c28a2c4bd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MKiQd8)
Midi (https://flic.kr/p/MKiQd8) by Bulevardi (https://www.flickr.com/photos/bulevardi/), on Flickr


From...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,468
Posted By bulevardi
I'm shooting both digital and film and I mostly...

I'm shooting both digital and film and I mostly want to see the result NOW.
Immediately. With digital it's handy to directly see the mistakes and redo at the moment of shooting.

With film, you have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,846
Posted By bulevardi
What I was interested in was the ISO in digital...

What I was interested in was the ISO in digital cameras.
I now have a 'modern' DSLR where the MP are quite high already, but the ISO just starts at 100... and than I ask myself:
Why can't they get...
Forum: Travel 09-27-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 9,075
Posted By bulevardi
Finland is number 1 coffee consuming...

Finland is number 1 coffee consuming nation:
https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/top-10-coffee-consuming-nations.html

In Finland the heaviest-drinking 20% of the population drink almost 66% of all...
Forum: Travel 09-27-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 9,075
Posted By bulevardi
I've been to Finland in 2006 for 10 days, when it...

I've been to Finland in 2006 for 10 days, when it was still cold there.
Now, with global warming it's tropic.

I've studied Finnish for one year in evening class too. Really nice and funny language...
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-25-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 3,487
Posted By bulevardi
Indeed. One of the first lenses I bought was a...

Indeed.
One of the first lenses I bought was a regular 50mm f1.8 for a regular Nikon electronic film camera. It's a lens made of plastic. And it's sold by local shops here in Belgium to many students...
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-25-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 3,487
Posted By bulevardi
You can always shoot with your Yashinon, and say...

You can always shoot with your Yashinon, and say it was shot with an expensive Leica to get your photo look more interesting.

If you make a photo with a standard 50mm lens on a standard Nikon SLR,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-24-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,180
Posted By bulevardi
1/ with the focus ring if it's a RF, if it's a VF...

1/ with the focus ring if it's a RF, if it's a VF just point and shoot or turn the zone focus and guess to get it focused right.
I used to shoot with a Lomo LC-A for long time, zonal focus, not...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-24-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,180
Posted By bulevardi
I'm testing the Agfa Selectronic S at the...

I'm testing the Agfa Selectronic S at the moment.
Feels very solid, but not too heavy weight, nice.

There are 2 versions: a rangefinder or a viewfinder.

Alas, it's not 35mm, but 45mm..... sometimes...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,410
Posted By bulevardi
Why not go for a 30mm, it's a little wider than...

Why not go for a 30mm, it's a little wider than 35, and you can still crop -blasphemywise- to 35 if you need/want to cut out.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By bulevardi
You already have a lens going to 35mm ......

You already have a lens going to 35mm ... (18-35).
I'd go for the 50mm then, is mostly cheaper too, and a lot better for bokeh portraits.


I have a 30mm Sigma too. But not that happy with it, had...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,410
Posted By bulevardi
I'm a 50mm dude too. Or 85mm rather for...

I'm a 50mm dude too.
Or 85mm rather for portraits.
For large subjects, architecture, I love 15-30mm to get very wide.

I'm going to play with a 45mm now, ... but something in between is very very out...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-21-2018
Replies: 605
Views: 108,714
Posted By bulevardi
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1926/44775519242_09...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1926/44775519242_09277d29a2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bdEeV5)
Didn't recognize the man in the mirror. (https://flic.kr/p/2bdEeV5) by Bulevardi...
Forum: Photo Software 09-21-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,259
Posted By bulevardi
Indeed, Script-Fu can be handy. I have a few...

Indeed, Script-Fu can be handy.

I have a few scheme scripts to directly resize photos, add borders, watermarks,... like a macro.
You can write a script to auto save or something like that, but...
Forum: Photo Software 09-21-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,742
Posted By bulevardi
I tried DarkTable before, but I'm using...

I tried DarkTable before, but I'm using RawTherapee now already for months, for processing RAW files to JPG.

And I'm using Gimp for editing.

All free open source software, works on Linux, Windows,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 5,151
Posted By bulevardi
I have a Twitter account, but not really posting...

I have a Twitter account, but not really posting with it, it was just to promote something a while ago and to test it out. But I'm not active or reading other posts, it's just a troll platform imho....
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 5,151
Posted By bulevardi
This forum is still core, spot on...

This forum is still core, spot on photography.

Cant say that from MTV, not broadcasting music anymore. Why do they still exist?
Forum: Off Topic 09-20-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 2,639
Posted By bulevardi
I always wondered why people still wear watches....

I always wondered why people still wear watches. Or why there are still shops around where you can buy them. I never see customers there btw.

Since everyone has a mobile phone with a watch on...
Forum: Film vs Digital 09-20-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 3,136
Posted By bulevardi
Twitter is so digital. Can't they write their...

Twitter is so digital.
Can't they write their message just on paper and put it in a bottle?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-20-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 73,804
Posted By bulevardi
I wanted a 100 iso roll, color. Yesterday I was...

I wanted a 100 iso roll, color.

Yesterday I was at a small old shop in a city, rather town, in Belgium.
They had only a few rolls in stock... and not the one I needed.
The old lady said: "100 iso...
Forum: Other RF 09-20-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
Apparently, the batteries were low. I put some...

Apparently, the batteries were low. I put some new in and it works perfect now, the light bulb's go when low light condition or when testing.
So, tonight I'm going out again to shoot! ^^ *rock*

The...
Forum: Other RF 09-17-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
Went out at night yesterday to shoot a roll, the...

Went out at night yesterday to shoot a roll, the light meter doesn't seem to work when it's dark.
Or, the batteries are empty, although the guy who sold me put some new ones in... the "test" button...
Forum: Other RF 09-17-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
Ok, found a good Selectronic S, works...

Ok, found a good Selectronic S, works perfect.

Only, there's 2 levers on the front. One with 'R' to rewind the film, one with 'V'.
I'm wondering what that last one does.

:)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-11-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 2,641
Posted By bulevardi
I bought a second hand one yesterday. It worked...

I bought a second hand one yesterday.
It worked perfect as I tested it at the guy who sold it, but now at home, it gives an error to save to the SD card. I'm using exactly the same SD card.

However,...
Forum: Other RF 09-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
I already have a Canon AE-1 with a few...

I already have a Canon AE-1 with a few lenses.
Although I'm more a Nikonian.
Forum: Other RF 09-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
Alright, good to know. So I guess the Agfa...

Alright, good to know.
So I guess the Agfa cameras with the "Selectronic Sensor" (that were sold alongside the ones with optima sensor) are different and keep the shutter open enough seconds to get...
Forum: Other RF 09-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
I'm wondering if the Cosina CX (original camera)...

I'm wondering if the Cosina CX (original camera) has the same problem... anyone experience with this?
Forum: Other RF 09-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
Alright, super... Yes, why did I overlook this...

Alright, super... Yes, why did I overlook this one every time... even though I know the existence of this one already for years.
Perhaps because I maybe don't like the slider to open/close. I don't...
Forum: Other RF 09-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
That's exactly what I wanted to say, it's the...

That's exactly what I wanted to say, it's the "problem" with the Lomo LC-A, this aperture priority doesn't work like it should, or like regular cameras do.

That's the reason why I was looking for...
Forum: Other RF 09-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
Alright, super! It's the "AT" mode I'm looking...

Alright, super! It's the "AT" mode I'm looking for :)
Any rangefinders or small cameras that have this function?

(I already have a SLR that I can use for this, but I'm looking for something more...
Forum: Other RF 09-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By bulevardi
Question regarding timing B function / slow photography

Hi all !


I'm looking for a new camera and need your advice.

Already 17 years ago I loved shooting the Lomo LC-A camera.
I like the way it automatically sets the shutter time according to the...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 09-05-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2,511
Posted By bulevardi
I bought my Lubi back in 2003 I guess, also...

I bought my Lubi back in 2003 I guess, also around € 20 + shipping, don't know exactly anymore.
It was fun to learn the basics of photography, as it has no batteries/meter you have to do everything...
Forum: Travel 01-14-2013
Replies: 126
Views: 9,699
Posted By bulevardi
Shooting rolls can by complicated too, sometimes....

Shooting rolls can by complicated too, sometimes. Unless you have a good workflow.

Imagine you're shooting a roll of iso 3200 and you're in the half of it, and suddenly it gets sunny and you want to...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 11-24-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 7,079
Posted By bulevardi
Right here! I started with a Minolta Riva Zoom...

Right here!
I started with a Minolta Riva Zoom 70, replacing my single use camera's I had as a child.
http://reviews.cnet.com/slr-photography/minolta-riva-zoom-70/4505-6503_7-31294936.html

Later on,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-16-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,401
Posted By bulevardi
Kevin, that's a brilliant idea. Certainly when...

Kevin, that's a brilliant idea.
Certainly when shooting from the ground with a mini tripod all the time, it's very very handy !

I'm ordering my pentaprism and hot shoe bubble level already !
Forum: RFF Polls 04-13-2012
Replies: 18
Poll: 24 - 200's
Views: 2,491
Posted By bulevardi
Angry ... still... can't imagine !! :bang:

... still... can't imagine !!

:bang:
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-13-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,824
Posted By bulevardi
Indeed. Besides, I would do both : digital and...

Indeed.

Besides, I would do both : digital and film.
And with different cameras, I like to switch sometimes.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 4,329
Posted By bulevardi
The Dilbert Principle

The Dilbert Principle
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 4,801
Posted By bulevardi
Oh, I thought you were talking about your...

Oh, I thought you were talking about your swimsuite size :)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-13-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 4,037
Posted By bulevardi
http://www.camarassinfronteras.com/articulos/leica...

http://www.camarassinfronteras.com/articulos/leica_falsa/otras/waffen_ss_falsa/waffen_ss_falsa_08.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 4,801
Posted By bulevardi
That's just the challenge ;)

That's just the challenge ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 4,033
Posted By bulevardi
I like slow films, for night photography with...

I like slow films, for night photography with XXXL shutter times. :)

Shot at the smallest apertures, giving weird atmospheres.
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-13-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By bulevardi
Tell him that some people like to make pictures...

Tell him that some people like to make pictures themselves, while others like a software to do this for them. Everyone has it's choice and taste...

Some friend of mine likes to listen guitar music...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-13-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 5,246
Posted By bulevardi
Nice 'trivia' in this post. :) Every next day...

Nice 'trivia' in this post. :)


Every next day I'll wake up with sun shining through the window, I'll sing: "Die Sonne lacht, nimm Blende acht!"

:angel::angel::angel:
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-13-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 5,246
Posted By bulevardi
Indeed ! What about 'fine dust' or fine smog in...

Indeed !

What about 'fine dust' or fine smog in the air.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-08-2012
Replies: 206
Views: 291,863
Posted By bulevardi
My wife is older than I am ^^ :bang:

My wife is older than I am ^^

:bang:
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-07-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 723
Posted By bulevardi
[project] Through The Bin !

Ok now, let me introduce you to a whole new experience of photography: TTB (through the bin)
Like the famous Leica quote, 'my point of view', I tried a slight different angle and came up with the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-24-2011
Replies: 92
Views: 6,532
Posted By bulevardi
My experience tells me that when I use a camera...

My experience tells me that when I use a camera where I can set every single setting manually, I tend to spend more time per photo.
This case, mostly the composition, framing and dof are better.

On...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,444
Posted By bulevardi
Yes I watched these pictures. First of all he's...

Yes I watched these pictures.

First of all he's a Magnum photographer.
To be part of the Magnum cooperative, you have to be good in your job. Bruce Gilden takes good photos, I don't discuss that....
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,444
Posted By bulevardi
It all depends on how you look at it. First of...

It all depends on how you look at it.

First of all you don't know how he took these photos, the same way he takes his other street photos like in the video. You still don't know if these people...
Forum: Travel 11-15-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 4,968
Posted By bulevardi
Such bright colours, without being...

Such bright colours, without being oversaturated.
Stunning.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,444
Posted By bulevardi
Thanks to explain. By watching that movie, it...

Thanks to explain.
By watching that movie, it seemed like a street photographer is someone who walks around on the streets like paparazzi for a hunt on people.

Good to know that not everyone takes...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-15-2011
Replies: 132
Views: 10,628
Posted By bulevardi
In some cases, photographers even harrass people,...

In some cases, photographers even harrass people, just to be able take their shot, not caring about how their 'victim' feels about it.


In this video (http://kck.st/p7VHfr), at 2'50", you can...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,444
Posted By bulevardi
In this video (http://kck.st/p7VHfr), at 2'50",...

In this video (http://kck.st/p7VHfr), at 2'50", you can obviously see that some people really don't like to get photographed or annoyed by someone.

Just leave people be on the street without...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 3,856
Posted By bulevardi
I'm not a darkroom person. When shooting film,...

I'm not a darkroom person.
When shooting film, it's because I can use my antique cameras. I then let a lab develop my film, and I scan it to get it on my computer. Mostly for internet use.
So in...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 11-14-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,131
Posted By bulevardi
Nice photos. For the first one: I wonder why I'm...

Nice photos.

For the first one: I wonder why I'm not walking on the background there :) Every time when I cross that Grand Place square, I see hundreds of Japanese tourists taking pictures. I wonder...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-13-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 3,856
Posted By bulevardi
Exactly. I own an old 1960's turntable from my...

Exactly.
I own an old 1960's turntable from my grandfather who died long time ago. It still plays very good. (Fun fact: in the local store in Brussels, at this moment, I can even buy vinyls from...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-13-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 3,856
Posted By bulevardi
For music, you can play your old vinyl on a...

For music, you can play your old vinyl on a turntable, but you can download and play an mp3 aswel.
Why are people still buying vinyl and turntables?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-13-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,637
Posted By bulevardi
Same here. I could doubt everything else too: -...

Same here.

I could doubt everything else too:
- what is the true shutter speed of my camera if is set it on 1/500 ?
- what is the true aperture of my camera if it put it on f16 ?
- what is the true...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-12-2011
Replies: 132
Views: 10,628
Posted By bulevardi
Personally, I think it's unethical to just shoot...

Personally, I think it's unethical to just shoot people on the street as a close-up portrait, without asking their permission beforehand, and then putting their face wide spread on the internet, or...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-11-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 2,840
Posted By bulevardi
If Nikon would make such a mechanical body...

If Nikon would make such a mechanical body design, I'd buy it.
Just because I already have Nikkor lenses that would fit, and my almost 10-year old digital body doesn't satisfy my needs anymore.
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-11-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 2,840
Posted By bulevardi
First of all, don't sell your actual cameras and...

First of all, don't sell your actual cameras and lenses, yet. It could be an impulsive decision.

Second: that Fuji X100 seems a really nice camera, mechanical look and feel.
But it seems you cannot...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-10-2011
Replies: 18
Poll: 24 - 200's
Views: 2,491
Posted By bulevardi
No other choice here, Ilford only has this...

No other choice here, Ilford only has this infrared in 200 iso.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-10-2011
Replies: 18
Poll: 24 - 200's
Views: 2,491
Posted By bulevardi
Ok, just came back from the local store. Since I...

Ok, just came back from the local store.
Since I made this topic and had good reactions on it, couldn't resist buying 200 iso film.
Agfa it is... I had the choice in 36 and 24... so I bought a 36,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,655
Posted By bulevardi
Great idea ! Certainly since I used to archive my...

Great idea !
Certainly since I used to archive my films randomly without mentioning a date. Gives me a headache a few years later. :bang:

For my last frame, I usually run to the first availably...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-09-2011
Replies: 18
Poll: 24 - 200's
Views: 2,491
Posted By bulevardi
Ok, maybe I'll have to give it a try someday, as...

Ok, maybe I'll have to give it a try someday, as experiment :cool:


I'm going to be honest about my film use: mostly I shoot at 100 for colour, 400 for b/w. I used to shoot color at 36, b/w at 12 so...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,655
Posted By bulevardi
the 37th shot

Ok,

It happens, when shooting a film of 36, you're just shot 36 pics and the roll is finished.

It happens, when you still have one frame left, and you can burn a 37th photo!

If you're really...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-09-2011
Replies: 18
Poll: 24 - 200's
Views: 2,491
Posted By bulevardi
24 - 200's

Hi,

Last week, I was in a regular supermarket and saw they sold films in packages of 3 films.

They all were 24-shot films, 200 iso.

I was thinking:
"who ever buys 24 shot films when 12 and 36...
Forum: Off Topic 11-08-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 2,298
Posted By bulevardi
Then move to another country? And then you'll...

Then move to another country? And then you'll hear people badmouthing tht country too. People will badmouthing countries everywhere...
In my country people are badmouthing my own country too, as...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By bulevardi
Shoot some pics at Mannerheimintie for me :) I...

Shoot some pics at Mannerheimintie for me :)

I have a Zorki S since 2 weeks, still shooting my first roll too.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-07-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,317
Posted By bulevardi
- Photo Ali in Rue du Midi (next to that other...

- Photo Ali in Rue du Midi (next to that other photo shop)
- Place St Boniface, there's aswel another.
- FotoGuy - Vlaamsesteenweg 43 (don't know if he has still such cameras)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-04-2011
Replies: 65
Views: 10,676
Posted By bulevardi
:gaaah: blast ! What once was my favourite...

:gaaah: blast !
What once was my favourite film...
Now I'll have to stick to Kodak Portra 160VC.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-04-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 5,020
Posted By bulevardi
I totally understand most peoples frustrations...

I totally understand most peoples frustrations about a hyped commercialised camera.

But apart from that, it's really a nice camera to use.
I bought it because I knew the camera from a friend and...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-04-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 3,463
Posted By bulevardi
I can imagine why you're pissed off. For such...

I can imagine why you're pissed off.

For such statements - which can be discussed - a good approach would be just putting a statement on the board and let the pupils in the classroom discuss if that...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-03-2011
Replies: 55
Poll: Changing Iso
Views: 13,353
Posted By bulevardi
Be aware that this is a public poll: other users...

Be aware that this is a public poll: other users can see the choice(s) you selected!

I just buy a roll that suits me... put it in a random camera. Shoot at whatever condition.
Sometimes I choose a...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-03-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,943
Posted By bulevardi
lol :) Anyway, good to let me go through the...

lol :)

Anyway, good to let me go through the User CP options once more, just changed my GMT time to the correct one... and I let the week start on Friday from now on. :cool:
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-03-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,943
Posted By bulevardi
Indeed. The only comment I can suggest (for me...

Indeed.
The only comment I can suggest (for me personally), is the session time to post a message. Mostly I have to re login and I lost all my text and have to start again. But as I'm a newbie to...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-03-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 9,357
Posted By bulevardi
Just received a Zorki last week from ebay seller...

Just received a Zorki last week from ebay seller Grizzly Bear or something.
It came from Kiev, Ukraine... 70 miles from Chernobyl.
The only thing I hope is that it's not radioactive somehow, if it...
Forum: Off Topic 11-03-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By bulevardi
Or a fingerprint... on glass of the lens.

Or a fingerprint... on glass of the lens.
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-03-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,310
Posted By bulevardi
Anyway, whatever camera you use, film or digital....

Anyway, whatever camera you use, film or digital.
It's not always the result that counts, it's the use of the camera you have to like, if you're zen with camera X, keep using that camera.
And...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-03-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,310
Posted By bulevardi
I always thought, the more digital, the...

I always thought, the more digital, the better.
The higher the megapixel, the better the streetphotographer ;)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-03-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,891
Posted By bulevardi
Just to let you know that I got the spool out of...

Just to let you know that I got the spool out of the camera.
Only to load the film, I had some difficulties, it really took a while. I thought something was in the way. But hey, it's up and running.
...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-01-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,891
Posted By bulevardi
Ok thanks, I'll try to get it out later on today...

Ok thanks, I'll try to get it out later on today with some 'tools' 8-)

Another thing is that the Focal Length lever is going to 20, and not to infinity.
The arrow points to 20m (before-last-stop),...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-31-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,891
Posted By bulevardi
Zorki take up spool problem

Hi all,

Just got my Zorki S camera shipped today. (fake Leica of a Leica-copy)
At first glance, everything seems to work properly, except:

The take up spool seems to be blocked in the camera. Can't...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-21-2011
Replies: 488
Views: 128,545
Posted By bulevardi
Kodak T400CN You can pimp a sepia with this...

Kodak T400CN

You can pimp a sepia with this aswel :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-20-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,604
Posted By bulevardi
Unless you take pictures of signs, words, ......

Unless you take pictures of signs, words, ...
Where is the text missing, if you take a picture at Times Square?

http://greentheaters.org/beta/wp-content/themes/mimbo2.2/images/2008/08/broadway1.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-20-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,604
Posted By bulevardi
Indeed. Watching pictures of pizza, makes me...

Indeed.
Watching pictures of pizza, makes me hungry already.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-19-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,192
Posted By bulevardi
Capturing light into a small box... Locking...

Capturing light into a small box...
Locking memories for a long time.
Abstract enough?
Carrying a stock of light (or life?) within a small box?
Carrying a stock of burned film (or death?) within a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2011
Replies: 204
Views: 17,210
Posted By bulevardi
I know a few good photo shops in Belgium that...

I know a few good photo shops in Belgium that closed their doors the last years. They specifically sold lots of non-digital stuff.
Of course there are still shops doing it, but the market is...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-19-2011
Replies: 208
Views: 27,319
Posted By bulevardi
I have none loaded at the moment, hh.

I have none loaded at the moment, hh.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-19-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,251
Posted By bulevardi
That's a good question indeed. But why skip the...

That's a good question indeed.
But why skip the opportunity if you someday have the chance to sell one?

Aah, coincidence... I'm just in that situation now.
At the moment, a publisher wants to buy...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2011
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,539
Posted By bulevardi
Beautiful !!

Beautiful !!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-18-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,843
Posted By bulevardi
Blog integrated in website is best. Blog is...

Blog integrated in website is best.

Blog is handy to upload pics and stories.
A website needs to be updated manually.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,875
Posted By bulevardi
f 16 sunny 16

f 16

sunny 16
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2011
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,539
Posted By bulevardi
A set of Vivitar close-up screw up filters for...

A set of Vivitar close-up screw up filters for macro.

A cheap Zorki FSU camera, transformed as a (fake) Leica.
(but not a dirty nazi version)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-18-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,094
Posted By bulevardi
Interesting. But it would be nice to keep the...

Interesting.
But it would be nice to keep the lomo body/design aswel...
Would take lots of tuning..
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