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Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,630
Posted By emraphoto
Oddly, a number of working photographers I know...

Oddly, a number of working photographers I know personally shoot film.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,630
Posted By emraphoto
The advantage for me is it fits perfectly in my...

The advantage for me is it fits perfectly in my A12 backs. Almost like the were made for each other?
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By emraphoto
Love BiH. One of my fave places to roam about and...

Love BiH. One of my fave places to roam about and photograph
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,449
Posted By emraphoto
I suppose old habits die hard. They continue to...

I suppose old habits die hard. They continue to do the job, i can operate them in my sleep and they are cheap as chips. What more could you ask for?
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,449
Posted By emraphoto
With that said, I have always preferred a single...

With that said, I have always preferred a single focal length and 1 body approach.

My bag currently has two 500 series Hasselblad bodies, 3 backs and a 50. Two meters, 2 283's and about 20 rolls....
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 2,449
Posted By emraphoto
Well said and i concur

Well said and i concur
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 713
Posted By emraphoto
well said Simon

well said Simon
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 713
Posted By emraphoto
Im not even sure Herzog could be so easily...

Im not even sure Herzog could be so easily classified as a 'Holocaust denier'

Like my dad, Herzog was a child during a time of great upheaval and unspeakable violence in Germany. Not only did he...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-04-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 3,714
Posted By emraphoto
That has been my travel combo for some time now....

That has been my travel combo for some time now. I have even done assignments on the pair.

"Only two focus positions were required - close and else" love this :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-17-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,292
Posted By emraphoto
Did i read that correctly? 8,000...

Did i read that correctly? 8,000 dollars?!?!

Absurd
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-09-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By emraphoto
I've had an LX10 for a while now and my overall...

I've had an LX10 for a while now and my overall impression is that it remains a technological marvel BUT I hate using it. The image quality, responsiveness and video capabilities are impressive to...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-05-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 14,010
Posted By emraphoto
I have a filson field bag. Have had it for over a...

I have a filson field bag. Have had it for over a decade and have treated it very poorly. Just hitting it’s prime.

Just get one Joe. Sticker price can be scary but a decade later? Not so much
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By emraphoto
Absolutely. I have had great experiences buying...

Absolutely. I have had great experiences buying and selling here and will continue to use it. This is not the common experience. Just of late it has happened a number of times.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By emraphoto
I certainly dont want to make a mountain out of...

I certainly dont want to make a mountain out of mole hill but it is frustrating and kind of rude. Im not talking about asking a general question and then not responding. Im talking about making...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By emraphoto
Classifieds feedback for forum users

I hope i have the right place for this. Mods feel free to do your thing.

The classifieds here have always been a fairly positive experience for me. Thank you to the people who make it possible.

As...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 2,151
Posted By emraphoto
Looks VERY interesting to this fella

Looks VERY interesting to this fella
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-09-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,406
Posted By emraphoto
Ricoh GRii. An example of slow and steady...

Ricoh GRii.
An example of slow and steady refinement
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,459
Posted By emraphoto
No need for a pocketable hammer? What an odd...

No need for a pocketable hammer? What an odd thing to say... Is this a thinly veiled cameras must be BIG and laborious to carry/use to be credible thing?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,459
Posted By emraphoto
For me, the pocketable camera far outpaces any...

For me, the pocketable camera far outpaces any phone i have tried, Including modern iphones, in function and image quality. I have been using pocketable cameras personally and professionally for a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,029
Posted By emraphoto
It also offers a lot of terrible things that...

It also offers a lot of terrible things that SHOULD be hard to ignore. This depends on where you live though.
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-27-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 20,780
Posted By emraphoto
Beyond 1600 it’s time to go have a drink

Beyond 1600 it’s time to go have a drink
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-27-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,632
Posted By emraphoto
Absolutely. Superb camera

Absolutely. Superb camera
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,921
Posted By emraphoto
Words to live by. The amount of energy spent...

Words to live by. The amount of energy spent explaining why someone is silly or stupid, simply because they do things differently, boggles my mind.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,921
Posted By emraphoto
Im not sure what's more puzzling, the folks who...

Im not sure what's more puzzling, the folks who tape over logos on their cameras or the folks who end up in a tizzy because of it?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-03-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,369
Posted By emraphoto
And presumably it works? Little cash influx and...

And presumably it works? Little cash influx and back to the standards everyone loves.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-26-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 3,714
Posted By emraphoto
For my needs, the GR is about as perfect as I can...

For my needs, the GR is about as perfect as I can find. Exceptional prints, fantastic interface etc etc. The same could be said about a lot of cameras today. As Archiver has already demonstrated....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,434
Posted By emraphoto
Is it 'drifting' when you stay in expensive hotel...

Is it 'drifting' when you stay in expensive hotel suites, have a driver and carry a camera costing as much as I can only guess that thing will cost?

"Great things are not accomplished by those who...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,236
Posted By emraphoto
looks great! bravo!

looks great! bravo!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,116
Posted By emraphoto
I was beginning to think i was the only one. Phew!

I was beginning to think i was the only one. Phew!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,116
Posted By emraphoto
The actual article, if you take the time to read...

The actual article, if you take the time to read it, makes no reference of mens tendancy to fascination with well exectuted devices of any nature. Not only is it not criticized, it isn't even...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,116
Posted By emraphoto
Certainly. It would seem, in this particular...

Certainly. It would seem, in this particular case, the OP has misrepresented the authors intent and I am unsure many commentors read the linked article.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,116
Posted By emraphoto
"The basic argument is that guys suck at relating...

"The basic argument is that guys suck at relating emotionally to other men because of contemporary homophobia, so they turn to women to take care of them instead"

I read the whole article and oddly...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-18-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,412
Posted By emraphoto
Second the Autocord. A friend has one and I have...

Second the Autocord. A friend has one and I have had the pleasure of using it. Beautiful lens and well thought out controls
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-18-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,104
Posted By emraphoto
Always have one though it is more of a habit than...

Always have one though it is more of a habit than a technical preference these days. It also helps me to remember the 'pre-flight checks'. Aperture set, shutter speed, iso etc. I once had a fleeting...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-16-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,676
Posted By emraphoto
And a hearty AMEN to that

And a hearty AMEN to that
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-16-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,676
Posted By emraphoto
"trust fund hipsters" Was there some sort of...

"trust fund hipsters"

Was there some sort of survey done? Are hipsters who live in one state/city prone to working harder than another states hipsters? Must one have a trust fund to be a hipster in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,676
Posted By emraphoto
Oh those hipsters... Ruining everything. Maybe...

Oh those hipsters... Ruining everything. Maybe they use chrap plastic camera gear as it's fun? Just spitballing here.

There is still affordable film available buy it's not on ebay or in a Lomo/Holga...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By emraphoto
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1755997589/on...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1755997589/one-instant-analog-packfilm-re-invented
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-25-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By emraphoto
bit of a journey but this fellow has done contax...

bit of a journey but this fellow has done contax repair for me in the past

https://www.sunflowercamerarepair.com/

Toronto
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,948
Posted By emraphoto
How do you determine 'much better' exactly?

How do you determine 'much better' exactly?
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-14-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,948
Posted By emraphoto
Im going to be the dissenting voice here. The...

Im going to be the dissenting voice here. The ultra compact camera is designed to perform 1 or 2 functions. Take photos or shoot video. As a result, the interface is refined for these activities. A...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-10-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By emraphoto
Looove the National Gallery!

Looove the National Gallery!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-07-2019
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
I once heard him say something about the lack of...

I once heard him say something about the lack of any decent light where he lives/works and how it impacts his photographs. Hard sun and little shade
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,423
Posted By emraphoto
That is indeed a bother. Never suffered it myself...

That is indeed a bother. Never suffered it myself but surely it would get in the way.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-06-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,423
Posted By emraphoto
The camera doesn’t have to be a Leica nor...

The camera doesn’t have to be a Leica nor expensive to achieve simplicity. For whatever reasons I am similar in that I am far more interested in the subject and/or final image than cameras or the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-31-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,671
Posted By emraphoto
I will always remember the first roll of tri-x i...

I will always remember the first roll of tri-x i exposed with the contax 50mm f1.7 mm

The only other lens to have the same impact was the 43mm for Mamiya 7. Significant price difference though
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 991
Posted By emraphoto
Heresy alert I preferred the R8 over any M I...

Heresy alert

I preferred the R8 over any M I shot. Fantastic handling and tough as nails
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,414
Posted By emraphoto
Indeed. Answer is... Depends

Indeed. Answer is... Depends
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,414
Posted By emraphoto
Most of the time I was in Eastern Aleppo and...

Most of the time I was in Eastern Aleppo and Idlib I sprayed and prayed. Lot's of praying
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2019
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
More great work. Not normally a fan of the 3:2...

More great work. Not normally a fan of the 3:2 aspect ration but Jan makes it work very well
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2019
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
Lovely work... Thanx for posting!

Lovely work... Thanx for posting!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 8,028
Posted By emraphoto
https://www.sunflowercamerarepair.com/

https://www.sunflowercamerarepair.com/
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-16-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 8,028
Posted By emraphoto
So here is the logic the repair folks passed on...

So here is the logic the repair folks passed on to me... Little electronic motors, ribbon cables, logic boards etc. are much easier to deal with than stamped or machined mechanicals. When those parts...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-16-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 8,028
Posted By emraphoto
I've had a Contax T (original) and T2 repaired in...

I've had a Contax T (original) and T2 repaired in past 2 years. Electronic issues. Came back good as new
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-12-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By emraphoto
Thanx Huss, a fantastic read!

Thanx Huss, a fantastic read!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-12-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By emraphoto
According to the article and Guler's career...

According to the article and Guler's career trajectory, he did just fine in the securing clients department.
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-11-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 20,780
Posted By emraphoto
I have the optical finder somewhere in a drawer...

I have the optical finder somewhere in a drawer as well. The GR really does just fine without it. For a long time i was of the 'must have a viewfinder' crowd. Happily free of that now.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,566
Posted By emraphoto
I started off with contax slr's and a leica rf....

I started off with contax slr's and a leica rf. Mainly habit kept me in those camps until digital came along. Then went through the d1x, d2hs, d2xs, d3 path until i became utterly fed up with huge...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-02-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,586
Posted By emraphoto
Indeed. All of these conversations rely on...

Indeed. All of these conversations rely on narrowing 'photograohy' down to a singular whereas the reality is, photography can be a lot of things. Similar to judgment of the end result, be it a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
Nicole seems to fly under the radar although she...

Nicole seems to fly under the radar although she is an outstanding photojournalist, who continually digs deeper than most. When everyone else packs up and leaves, she stays to see the story out.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
Im not even sure what to say... Beautiful seems...

Im not even sure what to say... Beautiful seems to fall short
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
A very interesting read and outstanding...

A very interesting read and outstanding photography. Thanx
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-24-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,973
Posted By emraphoto
It remains a question only folks that have been...

It remains a question only folks that have been 'under fire' can answer. Be it heavy fire or light, it is an incredibly difficult and unnerving thing to do. There have been occasions, even with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,668
Posted By emraphoto
with respect, could we leave the binary political...

with respect, could we leave the binary political ideology out of RFF? it's dumped on us by the bucket load everywhere else
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,655
Posted By emraphoto
well in my humble opinion, if it's still pumpin'...

well in my humble opinion, if it's still pumpin' out the goods roll with it
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,655
Posted By emraphoto
i so want to love those little rx100's. they seem...

i so want to love those little rx100's. they seem designed for this boys heart. sadly each one i have tried has gone belly up in short order :(

glad to see it may be a case of bad luck
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,655
Posted By emraphoto
ah, it' one of those "that's not a camera, THAT'S...

ah, it' one of those "that's not a camera, THAT'S a camera" kind of thing. always fun stuff.

reminds me of a funny experience. sometimes i am asked to speak (shudder) to people about photography and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2019
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
And to you. This year has already supplied many...

And to you. This year has already supplied many interesting people
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,655
Posted By emraphoto
what's a 1/2 camera Nick?

what's a 1/2 camera Nick?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,655
Posted By emraphoto
not a street photographer and not in pursuit of...

not a street photographer and not in pursuit of any 'decisive moments' so not really an issue. as for the comfort level, i wouldn't do it if it were uncomfortable. that would be on the primary reason...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,655
Posted By emraphoto
My GR is in my jeans pocket right now.

My GR is in my jeans pocket right now.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By emraphoto
Google Piet Mondrian

Google Piet Mondrian
Forum: Panasonic S1 S1 R L Mount cameras 02-03-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By emraphoto
Amen to that

Amen to that
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-28-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By emraphoto
Roger was a good man. the shop and Roger himself...

Roger was a good man. the shop and Roger himself are missed by many
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-25-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By emraphoto
Awesome stuff. Super impressed. Thanx ;)

Awesome stuff. Super impressed. Thanx ;)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-25-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,629
Posted By emraphoto
Another interesting point. There is a mythology...

Another interesting point. There is a mythology surrounding Leica cameras and similar rangefinders. The Bressons and Capas of yesteryear. Out in the thick of things, in far flung places. Those...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-25-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,629
Posted By emraphoto
One would think they know what they are...

One would think they know what they are doing.

But... Your sugestion of D500 AND EM10 is pretty hard to ignore.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-25-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,629
Posted By emraphoto
There are also folks who make their paycheque...

There are also folks who make their paycheque with cameras, talking about 4/3. In this thread actually.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-25-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,629
Posted By emraphoto
That's an interesting question. It would be a...

That's an interesting question. It would be a tough sell for me at over $3,000 even if I was invested in Oly lenses. Primarily because redundancy is high on my priority list. $6,000 plus for 2 bodies...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-25-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,629
Posted By emraphoto
Well i don't do much in the way of sports but my...

Well i don't do much in the way of sports but my 2 or 3 generations old cameras seem to do just fine for PJ work. I really like the Sony cameras on paper. Sadly I have had nothing but trouble with...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-25-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,629
Posted By emraphoto
Absolutely agree. I jumped off the ridiculously...

Absolutely agree. I jumped off the ridiculously expensive camera train long ago. It is a CRAZY price and i cannot wrap my brain around spending that sort of dough on any camera unless one is working...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-24-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,629
Posted By emraphoto
The Olympus EM-1 series has been making converts...

The Olympus EM-1 series has been making converts in the PJ world.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-24-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,629
Posted By emraphoto
The Olympus stabilization system is outstanding....

The Olympus stabilization system is outstanding. For run and gun video in particular

I would also add that I, and a few other working photogs I know, are really into the EVF.

Not creating sensor...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-20-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,755
Posted By emraphoto
Im not sure what your point is with the article...

Im not sure what your point is with the article posted? Im definitely not attempting to create dogma or rules. In fact, just the opposite. Not all who work in extreme cold can afford to pack/change...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-19-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,755
Posted By emraphoto
Well, i have different cameras, using different...

Well, i have different cameras, using different capture mediums, for different environments, budgets and so forth

But i understand your point.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-19-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,755
Posted By emraphoto
And Leica isn't paying them to push cameras. In...

And Leica isn't paying them to push cameras. In that difference lies a whole world of hustle.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-19-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,755
Posted By emraphoto
i used to think this way. i now believe there are...

i used to think this way. i now believe there are many valid reasons for one medium over the other. nature photographers, working in extremely cold environments, shoot slide film on manual focus...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-18-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,755
Posted By emraphoto
Most of the work that Matisse produced in the...

Most of the work that Matisse produced in the later stages of his life was mostly ridiculed and often referred to as trivial experiments by an old man.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-17-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,076
Posted By emraphoto
Or restrictions due to environment. Or...

Or restrictions due to environment.
Or considerations and sacrifices in regards to load logistics.
Or impact of your presence on subject matter.
Or actual legal restrictions regarding tripod...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-16-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,755
Posted By emraphoto
Totally agree with the Social Media observation....

Totally agree with the Social Media observation. It (SM) has a profound effect on photography in ways we have yet to realize (yes professor obvious).

One of those effects is a shift towards large...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-16-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,755
Posted By emraphoto
An interesting perspective. With that said I...

An interesting perspective. With that said I wouldn't completely rule any of them out as all members have proven to be exemplary photographers in my eyes.

Let's say a friend of a friend has a few...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 01-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 11,789
Posted By emraphoto
I really like the Sony designs. The RX1 and RX100...

I really like the Sony designs. The RX1 and RX100 would suit my needs right smart. Sadly my Sony relationship has been mired with error code after error code. Multiple bodies and multiple models....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By emraphoto
Drop a line if you ever wish to chat. I have...

Drop a line if you ever wish to chat. I have travelled extensively throughout the Bight of Benin, Biafra and down to the DRC.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By emraphoto
A lot of focus and praise has been heaped upon...

A lot of focus and praise has been heaped upon men like John Brown, who in my opinion was a savage, murderous extremist who "recieved messages from God".

Men like Douglass should be at the forefront...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By emraphoto
I like that you have brought up the role of the...

I like that you have brought up the role of the Quaker communities. They were integral to the flight of fugitives North to free states and onward to Canada.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By emraphoto
An interesting approach. I am also working on...

An interesting approach. I am also working on documenting the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. Not so much as a revisit of the moral corruption that it was, but more focused on the human migration aspect....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2019
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
Usually flying under the radar but a superb...

Usually flying under the radar but a superb photographer and human being.

Her Xpan work out of Iraq is starting to trickle out on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,720
Posted By emraphoto
Second that. After many, many years I have...

Second that. After many, many years I have distilled it down to a Ricoh GRii, Panasonic LX100 and a Linhoff field setup. Haven't been even interested in what else ia available or the newest tech. I...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-12-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By emraphoto
Thanx Benjamin! I hope you are well Funny...

Thanx Benjamin! I hope you are well

Funny story, went to purchase the Schneider and in the tricksy salesmans bag was a shiny, modern (and expensive) Rodenstock-N 90mm f6.8. I forgot all about the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2018
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
one of the most under-rated photojournalists in...

one of the most under-rated photojournalists in the game

'haitian politics' is masterful

http://www.lesstone.com/Haiti_0401.html
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-25-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,902
Posted By emraphoto
Interesting similarity to the new Zeiss offering

Interesting similarity to the new Zeiss offering
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-24-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,902
Posted By emraphoto
I gave up large cameras a while back and have...

I gave up large cameras a while back and have been working on P&S cameras for a long time now. All of which means very little, but you asked ;)

If i could pick just one, it would be the Nikon 35ti....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-17-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,469
Posted By emraphoto
i spent many an hour peering through a D2Xs...

i spent many an hour peering through a D2Xs viewfinder. D2Xs and a 20-35 f2.8

and then i had to run one day. with 2 of them and all the accompaniments in a shoulder bag and it went point and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,059
Posted By emraphoto
I don't wish to politicize the thread too much...

I don't wish to politicize the thread too much but i would humbly ask all to consider their electronic buying habits. Fantastic devices but the impact of heavy minerals and gold extraction, used in...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-11-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 5,915
Posted By emraphoto
Ditto. Thousands of miles, over a decade of use...

Ditto. Thousands of miles, over a decade of use and still use it daily. I suspect it will outlive me.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-21-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By emraphoto
Contax T aperture is through control ring on lens...

Contax T aperture is through control ring on lens yes? Change value and see if blades/diaphram changes accordingly. Then all you need is shutter curtain ;)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-19-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By emraphoto
"Well success in fine art photography means...

"Well success in fine art photography means getting your work into galleries and museums and getting people to buy your work so that you can eat and can continue making new work"

and that
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-19-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By emraphoto
"Having a vision and being persistent is the key...

"Having a vision and being persistent is the key to it all"

indeed
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-19-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By emraphoto
oh absolutely. there are folks who are...

oh absolutely. there are folks who are bewilderingly talented at it and i ain't one of them ;) i don't actually categorize much myself... i shoot portraits, i shoot life, sometimes big cameras and...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-19-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By emraphoto
It is a bit of a disjointed question. I cant to...

It is a bit of a disjointed question.

I cant to speak to what makes a good street photographer but i am sure someone will chime in. I know a few and their success seems rooted in a relentless drive...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-18-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 29,214
Posted By emraphoto
Ricoh GRII and GR1 S

Ricoh GRII and GR1 S
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-14-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By emraphoto
And with that, it’s a modern MC super angulon for...

And with that, it’s a modern MC super angulon for the win!

Thanx folks, i really appreciate it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 965
Posted By emraphoto
To communicate

To communicate
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 1,916
Posted By emraphoto
Helps me not stand out in some places. Fit in to...

Helps me not stand out in some places. Fit in to the religous mileu
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-01-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,780
Posted By emraphoto
Im not in the 'must have a viewfinder or no deal'...

Im not in the 'must have a viewfinder or no deal' camp. In fact, i find using a screen quite liberating and in some circumstances, safer. I can keep an eye on what's going on around me.

There are...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-01-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,780
Posted By emraphoto
Another reason why i prefer the GR. With that...

Another reason why i prefer the GR. With that said, not sure how much bigger the ports and such would need to be to accomodate an EVF with APS-C sized sensor?
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-01-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,780
Posted By emraphoto
Panasonic LX7 Olympus XZ-1/2 Pocketable and can...

Panasonic LX7
Olympus XZ-1/2

Pocketable and can sport an EVF

Perhaps folks like the handling and interface of the GR series and other cameras aren't the preferred choice? Maybe not so simple?
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-01-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,780
Posted By emraphoto
Admittedly i am curious as to why they havent...

Admittedly i am curious as to why they havent designed a hotshoe EVF. If there was anything in the newest model that would have attracted my wallets attention it woukd have been that.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-30-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,689
Posted By emraphoto
the thought of dealing with that many files makes...

the thought of dealing with that many files makes me feel ill

forgive me for repeating myself but... does anyone know if you can tag and caption in lightroom CC?
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-29-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By emraphoto
flare was the only real issue regarding...

flare was the only real issue regarding multicoating. i realize it must seem trivial to most but i cannot stress enough how space is an issue in all the considerations. with that said, a hood isn't...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-29-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,780
Posted By emraphoto
Not debatimg the dust issue but for perspective...

Not debatimg the dust issue but for perspective im on my third digital gr series and have yet to have issues with dust
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-28-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,689
Posted By emraphoto
Ha! What will folks get worked up about?

Ha! What will folks get worked up about?
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-28-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,689
Posted By emraphoto
Indeed! Being able to back up your files to the...

Indeed! Being able to back up your files to the cloud straight off the camera? fuggedaboutit
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-28-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,689
Posted By emraphoto
absolutely. this seems like a mistake? does...

absolutely. this seems like a mistake?

does anyone know if you can tag and caption files in lightroom CC?
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-28-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By emraphoto
suggestions, school me on 90's that cover 4x5

Mods please feel free to move this. took a wild guess for forum

i am looking for a 90mm. i'll just list some specific needs and preferences to get the ideas flowing.

Linhof TechIII

the lens will...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-27-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,689
Posted By emraphoto
Maybe via touch screen? A curious and possibly...

Maybe via touch screen? A curious and possibly deal breaker design flaw
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-24-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,339
Posted By emraphoto
Zeiss 25mm. All the way to the bank

Zeiss 25mm. All the way to the bank
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-16-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2,283
Posted By emraphoto
what phone are you using? i have longed for a day...

what phone are you using? i have longed for a day when my phone could perform similar to say, a Ricoh GR. i could even accept the limitations of tiny sensor output. sadly no phone i have tried...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-15-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2,283
Posted By emraphoto
Big Ricoh GR fan. I have had one version or the...

Big Ricoh GR fan. I have had one version or the other (film/digital) since the it first came out in the mid 90's. They really nailed the design and created a seamless operator.

I currently have a...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-03-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 20,780
Posted By emraphoto
I have always had a ricoh gr. Be it the the gr1...

I have always had a ricoh gr. Be it the the gr1 or one of the digital incarnations. Currently a grii.

Short of a hotshoe attachable evf, akin to the Olympus XZ-2 or Panasonic LX-7 (insert similarly...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-19-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 4,135
Posted By emraphoto
The 1" domke is the only strap for me. Carrying...

The 1" domke is the only strap for me. Carrying two body/lens combos is a much more enjoyable experience with them. Non-slip off the shoulder.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-05-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 2,326
Posted By emraphoto
A tired, curmudgeonly thing yes

A tired, curmudgeonly thing yes
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-26-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,600
Posted By emraphoto
This is a much more accurate version of the...

This is a much more accurate version of the reality in Ontario. It differs by provincial juristictions (for instance Quebec is much different).
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,641
Posted By emraphoto
Im curious David... What do you think is wrong...

Im curious David... What do you think is wrong about the concept? With the concept being that for a lot of photographers interested in photojournalism/documentary/street the gear, megapixels, full...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,660
Posted By emraphoto
Not bad stuff but be careful with it as the...

Not bad stuff but be careful with it as the emulsion is brittle.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,641
Posted By emraphoto
There is wisdom and logic in what Nick has posted...

There is wisdom and logic in what Nick has posted yet for some folks, myself included, it is unimportant. Issues such as trust, storytelling, composition and many others trump all of it.

This...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,641
Posted By emraphoto
Now here is sound logic. I add 3. Does it fit...

Now here is sound logic.

I add 3. Does it fit in my pocket?

All sorted
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,641
Posted By emraphoto
So if i understand this right... Horses for...

So if i understand this right... Horses for courses yeah?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,641
Posted By emraphoto
I am well. Alive is a great condition to suffer...

I am well. Alive is a great condition to suffer ;)

All this camera and megapixel talk seems akin to the ponies before the cart to me.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,641
Posted By emraphoto
this thread should be moved to the "dogma"...

this thread should be moved to the "dogma" section
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 4,516
Posted By emraphoto
the rover. greatest film you've never heard...

the rover. greatest film you've never heard of

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChM2icbWo9w

cookes and glorious kodak film, the australian outback plus natasha braier. good things happen
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 3,757
Posted By emraphoto
fuji x100s with ef-x20. it just keeps cranking...

fuji x100s with ef-x20. it just keeps cranking out the hits ;)
Forum: RFF News 03-14-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 7,220
Posted By emraphoto
Bravo on getting the project together and printed...

Bravo on getting the project together and printed Stefan. Thanx for sharing.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-13-2018
Replies: 143
Views: 37,283
Posted By emraphoto
TVS original model

TVS original model
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-03-2018
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
I want to respond to this as I believe there is...

I want to respond to this as I believe there is important information for new comers buried in there.

Engage with other photographers if you are interested in photojournalism/documentary work. Go...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2018
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
i gave a signed copy of the mennonites to my...

i gave a signed copy of the mennonites to my oldest son for the last christmas. inspiring another generation
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2018
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
I know that bearded fellow. Lives down the toad a...

I know that bearded fellow. Lives down the toad a bit from me and his advice has been very helpful. I reckon a lot of folks don't know that about him... many bodies of work have gone through edits on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2018
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
Bank is who I look to when considering what can...

Bank is who I look to when considering what can be done with a 28. She amazes me with how close she is to her subject matter yet in her work she seems to vanish. We are left with people and their...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2018
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
When you photograph people, visual access is...

When you photograph people, visual access is everything. It trumps all the gear you can stuff in your bag or your forum ;) I’ll take ‘trust’ over a summicron any day of the week.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2018
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 7,055
Posted By emraphoto
I spent 2 weeks in the middle east, a few years...

I spent 2 weeks in the middle east, a few years back, with a full kit of Nikon pro bodies, lenses, bgan system, batteries, chargers, flash units and so on strapped to my back. It was absurd......
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-30-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,167
Posted By emraphoto
Wasn't sure FE2 was part of OP's post? But now...

Wasn't sure FE2 was part of OP's post? But now you've asked I don't think much meter wise. Operationally there are significant differences and again,FM3a
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-30-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,167
Posted By emraphoto
I'd take the meter in the FM3A over pretty much...

I'd take the meter in the FM3A over pretty much anything
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-27-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 12,018
Posted By emraphoto
brilliant camera. get one ;)

brilliant camera. get one ;)
Forum: Chris Crawford 01-16-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By emraphoto
Thanx Chris, quite interesting

Thanx Chris, quite interesting
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,041
Posted By emraphoto
i agree. i love the local shop but i have yet to...

i agree. i love the local shop but i have yet to wander in there and find what i'm looking for in stock.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-31-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,970
Posted By emraphoto
for me it has always been rooted in my own...

for me it has always been rooted in my own scattered brain. i primarily shoot film these days and i prefer it because i am terrible at managing digital archives. i cut the negs, put them in sleeves...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-26-2017
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,732
Posted By emraphoto
Idlib Province, Northern Syria

Idlib Province, Northern Syria
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-26-2017
Replies: 2,540
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Posted By emraphoto
Outside refugee camp, southern Turkey

Outside refugee camp, southern Turkey
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By emraphoto
there are a few outlets left that are keeping the...

there are a few outlets left that are keeping the scattered remains of photojournalism on life support. the nytimes and the guardian are two that come to mind. fair rates and MOST IMPORTANTLY they...
Forum: RFF News 12-03-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 7,220
Posted By emraphoto
I see no point in arguing the book/document...

I see no point in arguing the book/document itself. It records a large group of people partipating in a series of events/actions.

The thread, the original author and the book offer a set of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-02-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 661
Posted By emraphoto
Exhibition season Lagos

Lagos Photo is currently running

http://www.lagosphotofestival.com/

I will be exhibiting this year in Nigeria through ICAFLagos during the first week of December

https://icaflagos.com/

If you're...
Forum: RFF News 12-02-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 7,220
Posted By emraphoto
Nice job man. Best of luck

Nice job man. Best of luck
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-01-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,831
Posted By emraphoto
I used to shoot an Fuji S5 pro quite a bit. I've...

I used to shoot an Fuji S5 pro quite a bit. I've never had a lot of patience for post work and after captioning/tagging a load of files for the wires I don't have time for extensive editing. Being...
Forum: RFF News 11-22-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,675
Posted By emraphoto
'media scrum' is a very common term where I come...

'media scrum' is a very common term where I come from. or have been.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-21-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By emraphoto
Indeed. Smile first, repeat with firm tone and...

Indeed. Smile first, repeat with firm tone and finally 'get lost' ;)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-20-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By emraphoto
I can totally get not being into a 'kind of...

I can totally get not being into a 'kind of photography' but I would stop short of judgement. Folks of all stripes have motivations equally diverse.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-20-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By emraphoto
It was a bit relieving to see as sometimes I can...

It was a bit relieving to see as sometimes I can be similar. I m am I'm the nicest fellow you can meet but at some point my patience gets thin.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-20-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By emraphoto
Sir Don in Kolkata

https://www.canon-europe.com/pro/stories/don-mccullin-kolkata-film/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 3,920
Posted By emraphoto
cle and vc 40 coolscan 5000 with sa-21 freezer...

cle and vc 40
coolscan 5000 with sa-21
freezer full of hp5
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-20-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,831
Posted By emraphoto
Absolutely

Absolutely
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 4,516
Posted By emraphoto
The Rover Film as only film can render ;)

The Rover

Film as only film can render ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2017
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
great read. i like his matter of factness

great read. i like his matter of factness
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2017
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
"You take 3 dimensional big space and turn it...

"You take 3 dimensional big space and turn it into 2 dimensional small space"

amazingly, i have never thought of this. it will be on my mind for a few days
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-08-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 5,685
Posted By emraphoto
amen to all of this. what frightens me more...

amen to all of this.

what frightens me more though is the 'don't give the cops a reason to shoot you' crowd. serve up the rights of millions of people on a platter without a second thought.

cops...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-08-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
Haters do hate the hustle. Everyone hustles...

Haters do hate the hustle. Everyone hustles though... often more than they actually photograph.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-08-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
like it or not, the hustle we speak of is a...

like it or not, the hustle we speak of is a significant part of 'true photography'. as the market changes for photojournalism/documentary work, man of us who produce the work you see in magazines, on...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-07-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,754
Posted By emraphoto
let's see if they get video right. needing an...

let's see if they get video right. needing an external recorder to use Fuji's own F log is nonsense.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
really? the conversation seems positively passive...

really? the conversation seems positively passive compared to other discussions about him i've come across.
Forum: RFF News 09-07-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,313
Posted By emraphoto
As someone who has worked within the 'machine' I...

As someone who has worked within the 'machine' I am quite comfortable with anY indictments.

But yes, con men are out there and sometimes plentiful ;)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
Indeed. Perhaps this post is even my point. The...

Indeed. Perhaps this post is even my point. The fellow seems to be doing all right. I think his recent work is pretty good, all things considered.

The conversation came up as I was sitting in a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
Sorry mon amI ;)

Sorry mon amI ;)
Forum: RFF News 09-07-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,313
Posted By emraphoto
When the budgets are fake, the payment schedules...

When the budgets are fake, the payment schedules are fake, the articles are written from a continent away and articles are regurgitated from paper to paper it makes sense the photojournalist is fake...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
As photojournalism continues its never ending...

As photojournalism continues its never ending plunge to the waste bin a lot of folks are working hard at how to make it all work... the 'hustle' as you pointed out. For that reason alone I find the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
Aha! Sorry Roger

Aha! Sorry Roger
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
I thinks her is a he

I thinks her is a he
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
Why? Is he a threat to world peace? In all...

Why? Is he a threat to world peace?

In all seriousness though... are there lessons to take from his approach? I mean he seems to be doing fairly well at it?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,967
Posted By emraphoto
Eric Kim and a disconnect?

So here's a question/disconnect for me...

It seems that the popular posit in is to dislike Eric Kim with varying degrees of intensity. Now I haven't met him in person nor have I taken a workshop but...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-01-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,362
Posted By emraphoto
i stopped using pro DSLRs about 10 years ago....

i stopped using pro DSLRs about 10 years ago. since then i have used consumer point and shoots/mirrorless in war zones, jungles, deserts and non-stop for paid work. i have yet to have a camera fail...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2017
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
I suppose my experience is a bit different. Even...

I suppose my experience is a bit different. Even the bulk of good work leaves me cold. I have students that are remarkably good photographers. Most are very proficient with their gear, imaginative...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2017
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
Certainly there are intellectual conversations...

Certainly there are intellectual conversations that need to be had. Specifically about photography and photojournalism in our communities. The lines that resonated the most with me are the simplest...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-17-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By emraphoto
I shoot a pair of Merrills and don't find...

I shoot a pair of Merrills and don't find usability as bad as its made out to be. If the battery was a bit bigger and I didn't have to carry 4 around for a day of shooting, it would be about perfect....
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2017
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
Easy answer's with...

Easy answer's with Don

http://www.bjp-online.com/2017/08/any-answers-donald-weber/
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2017
Replies: 1,852
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 270,364
Posted By emraphoto
Easy answer's wit...

Easy answer's wit Don

http://www.bjp-online.com/2017/08/any-answers-donald-weber/
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-10-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 7,667
Posted By emraphoto
seconded. top shelf work continuously.

seconded. top shelf work continuously.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 2,751
Posted By emraphoto
now there's the spirit! produce an awesome image...

now there's the spirit! produce an awesome image is what separates the wheat from the chaff
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-02-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 637
Posted By emraphoto
I have work up in the Chicago area

If you are in the Chicago area...

http://perspectivegallery.org

I believe opening night is Saturday.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-29-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By emraphoto
My condolences Bill. A sad day for many

My condolences Bill. A sad day for many
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-26-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,252
Posted By emraphoto
Well, KoFe pointed out the gallery section, which...

Well, KoFe pointed out the gallery section, which works very well, and PKR has suggested we cook something up in 'camerawork'.

I'm on the road right now but I like the idea and with Stephen's...
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