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Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-01-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 3,378,169
Posted By tlitody
use the following website and put the originating...

use the following website and put the originating IP number in (you'll find it in the mail headers). It will give you the originating ISP and if the person is a complete idiot, their indentity too...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-01-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 3,378,169
Posted By tlitody
should be simple to narrow it down from the IP. ...

should be simple to narrow it down from the IP. That will tell you the country and ISP. Then you can contact the ISP with a complaint. Also email the full details including mail headers to forum...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-01-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 8,210
Posted By tlitody
I think you can do this with any lens. It is your...

I think you can do this with any lens. It is your main subject position relative to background, lighting and aperture that you need to control.
Have your main subject removed from background so that...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-31-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 27,937
Posted By tlitody
Now that Mamiya is owned by Phase One I wonder...

Now that Mamiya is owned by Phase One I wonder how long the Mamiya film cameras will remain in production. It may turn out to be a very smart move by Fuji to have restarted its meduim format film...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-31-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 6,528
Posted By tlitody
if you have equipment with you and know how to...

if you have equipment with you and know how to use it, I don't think it matters that the backup camera is a different system. That's the difference between a pro and an amateur.
From what the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-31-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 6,528
Posted By tlitody
Well I guess that's one benefit of digital. You...

Well I guess that's one benefit of digital. You can get the images images to the happy couple before the wedding is even consummated :D
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-31-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 40,084
Posted By tlitody
It came out just as everyone was gettiing very...

It came out just as everyone was gettiing very excited about the X100 release and seems to have been overlooked by everyone. I think RFFers are migrating to digital. Shame on them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By tlitody
There has been a lot of chat about warm tone...

There has been a lot of chat about warm tone papers in various photography sites over the last few years. It's just a trend/fashion. In 5 years time it'll probably be cooltone and in another 5 years...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By tlitody
Nice images. I thought I recognised the name....

Nice images. I thought I recognised the name. I've driven through there a few times years ago.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-30-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By tlitody
35, 50 and 90.

35, 50 and 90.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-30-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,688
Posted By tlitody
Well maybe you would have sold her a...

Well maybe you would have sold her a Tele-Apotessar F8/500 and a 2XE and 1.4 converters to give her 500,707 and 1000 focal lengths. And also maybe a 140-280 variogon zoom for the closer work and she...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By tlitody
get the last PDF document "Making a B+W Print"...

get the last PDF document "Making a B+W Print" from the following link and read it.

http://www.ilfordphoto.com/applications/page.asp?n=104

there are quite a few other pages and PDF's which are...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By tlitody
That is frothy bubbles without a doubt IMO. I've...

That is frothy bubbles without a doubt IMO. I've had that half way down my negs when the spool slipped up the core of my tank and I didn't rap the tank which not only dislodges bubbles but also makes...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,688
Posted By tlitody
Damn, I thought 60 was the new 40.

Damn, I thought 60 was the new 40.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,688
Posted By tlitody
Well I'm offering 3 hasselblads free of charge if...

Well I'm offering 3 hasselblads free of charge if you're in love but its collection only.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,836
Posted By tlitody
Or you can consider buying a package. I always...

Or you can consider buying a package. I always thought the following looks pretty good.

http://www.stockboxphoto.com/

you buy it and install it on web hosting company of your choice providing...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,836
Posted By tlitody
A couple of things to check. Some of these...

A couple of things to check.
Some of these photographers hosting sites take a percentage of sales you make. If you sell none then its cheap. Clikpic doesn't take anything but it's hosted in the UK...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,836
Posted By tlitody
Frank Petronio has recommended two or three...

Frank Petronio has recommended two or three earlier in the thread and I recommended one too.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,836
Posted By tlitody
minimal expense and hiring some to do it are...

minimal expense and hiring some to do it are mutually exclusive as far as I'm concerned. If people plead poverty then they can do it themselves. That's just pure and simple good business sense for...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,836
Posted By tlitody
Do it yourself. ;)

Do it yourself. ;)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,836
Posted By tlitody
what do you mean by useful? What are you trying...

what do you mean by useful? What are you trying to achieve? Who are the target audience? Are they teeny boppers? Are they a specific group of locals? Are you wanting to sell images online? What type...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,836
Posted By tlitody
Website 100% Use a photographer/artist hosting...

Website 100%
Use a photographer/artist hosting company with predefined templates. There is usually some ability to modify the look of each template slightly and upload some kind of identity image...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-29-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,688
Posted By tlitody
The best way to make a small fortune out of...

The best way to make a small fortune out of photography is to start with a large one.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-29-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,401
Posted By tlitody
I think a lot of european dealers have given up...

I think a lot of european dealers have given up on Kodak since Kodak made it plain they were getting out of film. Supply is difficult due to minimum order volumes and why support a company that says...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-29-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,401
Posted By tlitody
http://www.speedgraphic.co.uk/film/colour_slide/68...

http://www.speedgraphic.co.uk/film/colour_slide/68_0c.html

http://www.firstcall-photographic.co.uk/categories/41/colour-slide-film?page=2
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-29-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,401
Posted By tlitody
http://www.fotobrenner.de/ http://www.phototec.de/...

http://www.fotobrenner.de/
http://www.phototec.de/
http://www.prophot.fr/
http://www.fujilab.co.uk/catalog/
http://www.fotoimpex.de/
http://www.thedarkroom.co.uk/
http://www.silverprint.co.uk/
http://...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-29-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,072
Posted By tlitody
could be drying marks or it could be bubbles....

could be drying marks or it could be bubbles. Visually check film very carefully. If its on surface of film its drying marks. If its in the film it could be bubbles but could be finger prints (oily...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-29-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,707
Posted By tlitody
You're obviously an optimist or at least you...

You're obviously an optimist or at least you were. :D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-29-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 10,439
Posted By tlitody
I bet that nikon bellows rig will be working long...

I bet that nikon bellows rig will be working long after your coolscan has gone tits up. If nikon were still making scanners people wouldn't be looking for alternatives.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-28-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 10,439
Posted By tlitody
Its supposed to be quite a good lens but I can't...

Its supposed to be quite a good lens but I can't personally vouch for it.
The beauty of the thing is its simplicity of operation.

If you want something really professsional then have a look for a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-28-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 10,439
Posted By tlitody
you can buy a slide duplicator which has the...

you can buy a slide duplicator which has the right lens in it and a mount for a canon or digital for 125. And you can get a mount and film strip holder accessory. Setting up on a tripod and lightbox...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-28-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 10,439
Posted By tlitody
Just so long as you don't become like him :D

Just so long as you don't become like him :D
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-27-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By tlitody
Found a manual but no parts explosion diagram. ...

Found a manual but no parts explosion diagram.

I think oftheherd is right. Sounds like a detent usually for something that rotates of swings. The spring very likely goes in a hole and the ball...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-27-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 40,084
Posted By tlitody
Bump Anyone got a review and / or pics from...

Bump

Anyone got a review and / or pics from GF670W yet?
Forum: RFF Polls 07-27-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,607
Posted By tlitody
Right up there where it's meant to be.;)

Right up there where it's meant to be.;)
Forum: RFF Polls 07-27-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,607
Posted By tlitody
X-Ray Paranoia - Fact or Fiction follow up poll

As a follow up to original poll (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=108643)

here is the new one with better formatted questions so as no one can be in any doubt about the...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-27-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 8,126
Posted By tlitody
As with all polls, you've got to ask the right...

As with all polls, you've got to ask the right questions and from the responses given in the posts and the votes I think I got the question wrong as whilst it's clear there are potential problems I'm...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-26-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,880
Posted By tlitody
OMG !!! I never knew there was so much to bags. ...

OMG !!!
I never knew there was so much to bags.

Your story reminds me of a joke:

When I was 14, I hoped that one day I would have a girlfriend.

When I was 16 I got a girlfriend, but there was...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,520
Posted By tlitody
Nearly all modern monitors have very high...

Nearly all modern monitors have very high contrast ratio because they are designed for on screen viewing. Top of the line monitors designed for colour accuracy and print production cost an arm and a...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-26-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,258
Posted By tlitody
So you are looking for a raw converter profile...

So you are looking for a raw converter profile which is not the same thing as an ICC profile.

The converter profile is specific to your software. You'll just have to wait until they issue one. You...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-25-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,258
Posted By tlitody
Just checked. The file coming out of your X100...

Just checked. The file coming out of your X100 defaults to sRGB. Where it goes after that has nothing to do with your X100. It's dependant on your output device which you may need to calibrate but...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-25-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,258
Posted By tlitody
Which image editing software are you using?

Which image editing software are you using?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-25-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,258
Posted By tlitody
I don't know but somehow I think your X100 will...

I don't know but somehow I think your X100 will output a file using the sRGB or Adobe 1998 profiles. Photoshop will have both those profiles as I expect will Lightroom. These are the standard...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By tlitody
Yes this would make life easier. Might need an...

Yes this would make life easier. Might need an assistant though.

And I guess ND filters would work too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By tlitody
I've played the IR game years ago. Fortunately...

I've played the IR game years ago. Fortunately for me I don't particularly like the so called wood effect it gives to anything with Chlorophyll in it. I do like how it renders blue skies as black but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By tlitody
The reason I asked this question is because I was...

The reason I asked this question is because I was thinking about fill flash on a Zeiss Ikon which has a max sync speed of 1/125 th.
On a bright sunny day you will be at or close to the sunny 16 rule....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By tlitody
Film sharpness is largely a function of local...

Film sharpness is largely a function of local contrast and with the right developer, delta and tmax films are very sharp. But then so are non t-grain films in the right developers. You just a need a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By tlitody
Slowest B+W Films? By slow I mean < 100

Just wondering which are the slowest B+W films currently available ?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,818
Posted By tlitody
A contax TLA200 is an option but not sure about...

A contax TLA200 is an option but not sure about its auto mode. The sunpak PF20XD is about the smallest with a fair amount of control.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-25-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 8,126
Posted By tlitody
The powers that be aren't going to give out that...

The powers that be aren't going to give out that information. The official line will always be that it is all checked. Anything else is pure speculation.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-25-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 8,126
Posted By tlitody
Yes of course x-ray is capable of fogging film...

Yes of course x-ray is capable of fogging film but does it in the dose our film gets? The proof of the pudding is in the eating so the poll might give us a clue of whether it really is a problem...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-25-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 8,126
Posted By tlitody
X-RAY Paranoia - Fact or Fiction

Please now vote in the follow up poll and not this one - click this to goto follow up poll (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=108719)

This crops up so often and some people...
Forum: Film vs Digital 07-25-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 3,099
Posted By tlitody
Film Is Cheap !!!

Film Is Cheap !!!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-25-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
I would add that a major benefit of the...

I would add that a major benefit of the compensation function on the 28 CS-2 is that in a club or party environment where you might frequently get a lot of dark background in the subject view which...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-25-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
After all this I would just say again that if you...

After all this I would just say again that if you don't need the manual control then your original idea of the Metz 34 CS-2 is a good one. But if you need some manual control then personally I would...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By tlitody
If you want to get clever you could get some...

If you want to get clever you could get some Ilford positive paper and expose it on the wall where its projected. From your Fno and the natural speed of the paper you should be able to work out the...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-25-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
what RXMD said plus: Auto flash (not TTL)...

what RXMD said plus:

Auto flash (not TTL) units have a sensor which measures reflected light and switches off the flash when its got enough light back from subject. It assumes around 25%...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-24-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
I would also have a look at the metz 28 CS 2. A...

I would also have a look at the metz 28 CS 2.

A bit heavier than the sunpak but also a bit more powerful. Has manual power output control and also compensation in auto mode which can be used for...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-24-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
I've never owned an SB-20. Price wise you can...

I've never owned an SB-20. Price wise you can apparently get a used SB-20 for virtually nothing. A new sunpak is not expensive but would cost more than a used SB-20.
Size and weight wise the sunpak...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-24-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
The Guide Number tells you how much power it has...

The Guide Number tells you how much power it has and the guide number is usually in the model number. They are both GN 20 units so they have the same power output. The sunpak's batteries won't last...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By tlitody
no but its pretty easy to do. Any room will do....

no but its pretty easy to do. Any room will do. Just black out the window with a few layers of black plastic and cut your aperture to size. I suggest around F128, which if the room is 4 meters across...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-24-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
And the SB-20 is probably a better built unit...

And the SB-20 is probably a better built unit with tilt and easier buttons to get at. But personally I didn't want a stonking great flash unit designed to sit on an SLR attached to such a small...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-24-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
Like I said, if you don't want manual output...

Like I said, if you don't want manual output control the no it doesn't providing it's a flash with built in auto and a sufficient GN for your needs. But if you want to use it in manual, then it's...
Forum: Film vs Digital 07-24-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 3,099
Posted By tlitody
And his prejudice is making him look at a Leica...

And his prejudice is making him look at a Leica when something far cheaper would do the job:D
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-24-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
Nope, the Ikon just acts purely as a firing...

Nope, the Ikon just acts purely as a firing trigger and that's all. No TTL.
Forum: Film vs Digital 07-24-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 3,099
Posted By tlitody
In the real world Mr Leitz wouldn't be such a...

In the real world Mr Leitz wouldn't be such a cheapskate and do the nerdy thing of bothering to make such a calculation. He would make subjective choices based purely on "I want" rather than "which...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-24-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5,105
Posted By tlitody
http://www.sunpak.jp/english/products/pf20xd/index...

http://www.sunpak.jp/english/products/pf20xd/index.html

I bought the above but haven't used it yet. The reason I bought it is it is very small and light and very important for me, it has manual...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-24-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By tlitody
don't know because I haven't been following his...

don't know because I haven't been following his work.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-24-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By tlitody
Just in case anyone hasn't seen it, there is...

Just in case anyone hasn't seen it, there is video of Nathalie Lopparelli working in the darkroom. She used to print for Salgado as well as a lot of other well known photographers.
...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-24-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,442
Posted By tlitody
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cueq-lqWK9c&nofeath...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cueq-lqWK9c&nofeather=True
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-23-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By tlitody
dust on sensors

dust on sensors
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By tlitody
from the XP2 datasheet:

from the XP2 datasheet:
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By tlitody
Cycling coverage in the UK is so appalingly bad....

Cycling coverage in the UK is so appalingly bad. The BBC just hasn't registered it until the track teams started winning a few medals. But I have to say Radio Five has been reporting the tour daily...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By tlitody
Infinity in practical terms is determined by the...

Infinity in practical terms is determined by the ability of the lens to resolve detail.As you open the aperture the theoretical possible circle of confusion becomes smaller and therefore infinity...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By tlitody
no reference there to any particular film speed...

no reference there to any particular film speed as far as I can see. And no reference to Salgado or anyone else.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By tlitody
Yes and no. A diffusion enlarger helps mask grain...

Yes and no. A diffusion enlarger helps mask grain whereas a full on (many aren't) condensor enlarger exagerates grain.
B+W film doesn't scan as well as colour film. The grain is accentuated. Try some...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By tlitody
Ah well, as I posted in other thread Microphen or...

Ah well, as I posted in other thread Microphen or rodianl will give you the grain you are after.
But if you only have HC110 then 1+49 from syrup (not stock) for 14 minutes @ 20deg C will give around...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By tlitody
I'm just assuming OP is looking for some real...

I'm just assuming OP is looking for some real extra speed by using D3200. If EI 800 is all he wants then pushing any 400 speed film will get you there with much finer grain. But without knowing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By tlitody
What EI did you expose the film at ?

What EI did you expose the film at ?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By tlitody
No idea why you would use HC110 with delta 3200....

No idea why you would use HC110 with delta 3200. I tested with 1+49 which is essentially dilution E and the speed I got was around EI800. With dilution H you will get less speed, and a longer...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,442
Posted By tlitody
You have avatars switched off ?

You have avatars switched off ?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,442
Posted By tlitody
I think I've dreailed this thread. Sorry Lynn. ...

I think I've dreailed this thread. Sorry Lynn.

yeah you can just just imagine the reaction from the assembled friends and family. One of those treasured memories you'll never forget and captured...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By tlitody
I think every year they hold an amateurs event...

I think every year they hold an amateurs event over the same route. Just book up and off you go.

Makes me laugh when football managers (that's soccer to some) say their players are tired after...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By tlitody
That Timm Koelln site is awesome. Thanks for...

That Timm Koelln site is awesome. Thanks for posting link.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,442
Posted By tlitody
Not so fast, somone is bound to have a shot of a...

Not so fast, somone is bound to have a shot of a fight at a wedding....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By tlitody
No but I'd love to do it one year just for the...

No but I'd love to do it one year just for the experience. We've even got an English rider whose in with a chance of winning the green jersey.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-21-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 3,282
Posted By tlitody
I think you already summed it up nicely.

I think you already summed it up nicely.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,442
Posted By tlitody
In the UK a lot of vicars and private wedding...

In the UK a lot of vicars and private wedding registrars ban photography during the service for this very reason. It gets totally out of hand.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-21-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By tlitody
If you are wet printing on n enlarger, you can...

If you are wet printing on n enlarger, you can put a sheet of glass smeared with vaseline under the lens to soften up your image and/or a piece of stocking stretched over the enlarger lens.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-21-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By tlitody
get a soft focus filter. B+W do them. As for...

get a soft focus filter. B+W do them. As for developer, stock Perceptol will give extremely fine grain which removes any harshness and a slightly soft result. (note perceptol is very similar to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,442
Posted By tlitody
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=87679&d=1311248850
87679

That'll teach em not to mess with doves.

Not mine but I just had to post it...
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-20-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,646
Posted By tlitody
infact here are some standard paramters to make...

infact here are some standard paramters to make life easy:

Key Parameters Tab:

Conjugate Options:

tick "focal length" (lens focal length in mm)
tick "object distance" (your subject distance in...
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-19-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,646
Posted By tlitody
top tip. When you start the software there are...

top tip.

When you start the software there are some check boxes at bottom of window. Select the one which says "show extra information". You can then see depth of field figures for then lens data...
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-19-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,646
Posted By tlitody
Must have software for lens geeks - and it's FREE

Yer tis,

http://www.winlens.de/index.php?id=70

just install predesigner and play to your hearts content

there is also winlens (see menu on left) though I'm not sure how much use that is unless...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By tlitody
Infact many developers are produced with reuse...

Infact many developers are produced with reuse very much in mind, but it requires careful monitoring and replenishment. This works well for labs for with constant throughput but many hobbyists don't...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-19-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By tlitody
They should in theory be very similar but if the...

They should in theory be very similar but if the paper is not the same age there may a difference. I cut strips from a sheet of the paper from the same box I'm going to print from.
Yes time will...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-19-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,341
Posted By tlitody
personally I didn't like HP5 and HC110 for 35mm....

personally I didn't like HP5 and HC110 for 35mm. For 4x5 its great.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-19-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,070
Posted By tlitody
this threads going the same way the last bag...

this threads going the same way the last bag thread went...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By tlitody
Just one thing, Developers oxidise and water has...

Just one thing, Developers oxidise and water has a lot of oygen in it. So the life of developer once you mix it to working strength tends to be very short so don't push your luck. Like the others...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-19-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,070
Posted By tlitody
in the UK a bag man is a bookies assistant who...

in the UK a bag man is a bookies assistant who carries the bag with all the money in it. Usually a big burly chap to frighten off any potential bag snatchers. Only thing is their bags usually look...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By tlitody
if you are talking aboyt developer you have used...

if you are talking aboyt developer you have used and intend to use again, then that green colour will be the dyes(anti halation and others) in the film which come out during film processing. It...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-19-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,070
Posted By tlitody
For the Bag men out there...

Just came across this and knowing there are a lot of bag men here thought I would post a link.
...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-18-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By tlitody
I've scanned plenty B+W prints in the past. You...

I've scanned plenty B+W prints in the past. You should get good results. And it should be easy to add a little warmth after the scan if necessary. As suggested scan in colour.
RC Glossy scans best. I...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-18-2011
Replies: 61
Views: 9,784
Posted By tlitody
A reason why 35mm breaks down when compared to MF...

A reason why 35mm breaks down when compared to MF at same print size.

Lets take a 24x24mm crop from a 135 neg compared to a 56mm x 56mm neg and make a 12x12 inch print. We'll set enlarging lens...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,979
Posted By tlitody
So are we saying that what comes out of an M9 or...

So are we saying that what comes out of an M9 or 5DMKII or D700 is not much good comapred to what is possible ? If that's the case then why are they so expensive?
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-18-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,872
Posted By tlitody
Well they put the Contax name on it but I know...

Well they put the Contax name on it but I know what you mean :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,979
Posted By tlitody
When you are into selling a niche product you...

When you are into selling a niche product you have to keep upgrading otherwise your revenue stream just dries up. Some people just don't realise that there is a point where more pixels don't help....
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-18-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,872
Posted By tlitody
I think they should give them away free when you...

I think they should give them away free when you buy a filter.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-18-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,872
Posted By tlitody
I think the electronic shutter would be far more...

I think the electronic shutter would be far more reliable than a mechanical one. Those units have been developed over many many years and have proven reliability. If zeiss had to design a new system...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-17-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 17,926
Posted By tlitody
yeah don't buy new because your first LF camera...

yeah don't buy new because your first LF camera won't be your last. You can sell used one for what you bought it for.
Just don't buy a compromise because you're not sure what you want it for. My...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-17-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By tlitody
If you use the combined Y+M figures given for...

If you use the combined Y+M figures given for Grade 2 as a starting point. Then when you change contrast with the new figures for grade 3 or grade 2 1/2 ( I'm assuming it gives those) the print time...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-17-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By tlitody
which enlarger are you using and what are the...

which enlarger are you using and what are the maximum values of Yellow and magenta you can dial in?

The datasheet that comes in a box of ilford paper gives some combined Y+M values to use as...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-17-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By tlitody
are you using variable contrast paper? Which...

are you using variable contrast paper? Which Paper?

And if you are using just magenta filtration, then as you dial in more magenta you will need to increase print time to compensate for the density...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-17-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 17,926
Posted By tlitody
shutter speed and aperture are all set directly...

shutter speed and aperture are all set directly on the lens. Recessed lens boards are a pain in use but most lenses will fit flat lens boards. Only the wide angle lenses may require recessed boards...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-17-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 17,926
Posted By tlitody
I would suggest a Linhof Technika. Not the...

I would suggest a Linhof Technika. Not the cheapest but built like a tank and a huge advantage is that it is a true field camera design with a clamshell body which makes packing/portability the best...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By tlitody
This one doesn't mention film cameras: ...

This one doesn't mention film cameras:

http://www.mamiya.com/
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By tlitody
Mamiya ???

The UK Mamiya web site has disappeared.

http://www.mamiya.co.uk/

above link goes to johnsons photopia who are/were the importer and their site links to mamiya.com which has no mention of any film...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-16-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By tlitody
made in Japan and Earthquake maybe?

made in Japan and Earthquake maybe?
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-16-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,617
Posted By tlitody
HP5 or Tri-X developed in ID11 or D76

HP5 or Tri-X developed in ID11 or D76
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-16-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By tlitody
And if your ceilings are white then you can point...

And if your ceilings are white then you can point flash at ceiling to use it for bounce flash which will send light all round the room but mostly up and down to the subject. If ceilings aren't white...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-16-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By tlitody
If there was enough light for ambient you...

If there was enough light for ambient you wouldn't need a flash!

Put the camera in manual and put the flash in manual. Take a typical subject distance reading from your lens and set everything...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-16-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,617
Posted By tlitody
its the lighting you need to consider. The...

its the lighting you need to consider. The shadows and highlights tell you where the light source is. Any film/developer can give that level of contrast but its the lighting which creates the...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-16-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By tlitody
your mamiya uses leaf shutters so sync speed is...

your mamiya uses leaf shutters so sync speed is upto maximum shutter speed.
Exposure is controlled by aperture and not shutter speed when using flash as flash duration will be 1000th second or less....
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-16-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By tlitody
use a faster film. Ilford Delta 3200. You can...

use a faster film. Ilford Delta 3200.
You can shoot at 3200 and develop in microphen or shoot at 1600 and develop in DD-X.
That will give you two or 3 more stops speed.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-16-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,617
Posted By tlitody
save your file as a jpeg low quality. Then open...

save your file as a jpeg low quality. Then open the jpeg and save again as low quality. Repeat until you have have the effect you want.

using between 0 an 5 quality setting should do it.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,987
Posted By tlitody
Exhausted fixer but those surge marks are still...

Exhausted fixer but those surge marks are still there albeit much less obvious.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,987
Posted By tlitody
I don't think that's bromide drag. It's surge...

I don't think that's bromide drag. It's surge marks from inverting too slowly so that developer flows through sprocket holes causing extra development where it flows over film.

When I invert I use...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 6,124
Posted By tlitody
because most of use don't need drying times that...

because most of use don't need drying times that quick and it costs money. And yes it aids even drying and helps minimising any drying marks/mineral deposits on film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 6,124
Posted By tlitody
Look out for a Durst UT100. Its a little drying...

Look out for a Durst UT100. Its a little drying unit you fix to wall about 6 ft up. It has a plastic drying tent which hangs from it and you can fold up when not in use so it really takes no space at...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-15-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By tlitody
used medium format enlargers are cheap if you...

used medium format enlargers are cheap if you look around.

Look for a durst M670 BW or the M670 VC if you are only going to be doing black and white. Just make sure it has the mixing box for 6x7...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-15-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,120
Posted By tlitody
Certainly not a place for anyone who is...

Certainly not a place for anyone who is suceptible to GAS as I found out to my cost.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-15-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By tlitody
You need a medium format enlarger capable of...

You need a medium format enlarger capable of printing 6x7 cm negatives as a minimum.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By tlitody
Are you paying travel expenses from the UK? :D

Are you paying travel expenses from the UK? :D
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-15-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,120
Posted By tlitody
The good thing about koln is that the cathedral...

The good thing about koln is that the cathedral is there and next to it the gallery which if you are lucky will be showing the agfa photography collection and you can walk to neumarkt from there.
Forum: Travel 07-15-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By tlitody
There are endless possibilities but your...

There are endless possibilities but your itinerary looks fairly full already.

Swanage and Corfe Castle are quite close. Wareham at back end of poole harbour is quite nice too en route (maybe).
...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-14-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,120
Posted By tlitody
good point. And also... ...

good point. And also...

http://www.phototec.de/Laborgeraete-und-Zubehoer/Negativ-Labor:::2000_2100.html
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-14-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,120
Posted By tlitody
I was going to suggest the same. I bought my...

I was going to suggest the same. I bought my Technikardan there. I don't recall if they had darkroom kit but it's a very good camera shop.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-14-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 9,598
Posted By tlitody
These cameras are so different I'm surprised you...

These cameras are so different I'm surprised you are making a choice of one over the other.

The Hassy has a huge range of lenses including 500mm, macros and zooms. If its for studio then the hassy...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-14-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,871
Posted By tlitody
if you scanned them as colour neg maybe its tried...

if you scanned them as colour neg maybe its tried to take out the orange cast and resulted in what you got.
Forum: Photo Software 07-13-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,951
Posted By tlitody
I made a decision some time ago that it is...

I made a decision some time ago that it is perfectly acceptable to clip some shadows for effect. Often trying to retain the deepest darkest detail just doesn't work for the whole image. There is a...
Forum: Photo Software 07-13-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,951
Posted By tlitody
i very rarely use curves or blending. Usually use...

i very rarely use curves or blending. Usually use levels, brighness/contrast and very often select areas and create new layers to work on specific areas without affecting rest of image.
Barely any...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By tlitody
you will get far more contrasty negs with d76...

you will get far more contrasty negs with d76 than you will with microphen. microphen gives a speed increase which means it will lift the shadows far more than d76 will. So expect much more blocked...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 4,447
Posted By tlitody
So it does, I missed that one. I wonder how well...

So it does, I missed that one. I wonder how well the focus works on the old minoltas?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 4,447
Posted By tlitody
As far as I know the only autofocus zeiss lenses...

As far as I know the only autofocus zeiss lenses (for 135 format) are those for the sony alpha and there there are only two primes. 85/1.4 and a 24/2. There may be a new 35/1.4 in future but that is...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-11-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
go back and read the whole thread.

go back and read the whole thread.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-10-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
If you have Barry Thornton's "Edge of Darkness",...

If you have Barry Thornton's "Edge of Darkness", have a look through it.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-10-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 860
Posted By tlitody
dpreview of x100 updated for firmware update

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/fujifilmx100/
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-10-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By tlitody
from a hot air baloon...

from a hot air baloon...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-10-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,385
Posted By tlitody
I think you will get more even development if you...

I think you will get more even development if you use inversion properly. I say properly because if you invert too slowly you can get surge marks.
The spinner doesn't really mix up all the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-10-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,405
Posted By tlitody
It's the Microphen which increases the grain...

It's the Microphen which increases the grain significantly. It's a high speed/activity developer. With delta 3200 you get the benefit of full 3200 speed with good shadow detail in dim...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-10-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
I have a peak focus finder which cost an arm and...

I have a peak focus finder which cost an arm and a leg. Its no better than my very cheap paterson focus finder at getting accurate focus. The only difference is that I can see right into the corners...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-10-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
And just so you know cos I'm not expecting an...

And just so you know cos I'm not expecting an answer...

depth of focus at the paper is:

t = 2Nc(1+m)

where t=depth of focus, N=f-number, c= circle of confusion, m=magnification.

remember an...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-10-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
cop out. Do the math.

cop out. Do the math.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-10-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
What is the Depth of focus at the paper with 8x10...

What is the Depth of focus at the paper with 8x10 print using a 50mm lens @ f5.6?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-10-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
Exactly how do you know the grain magnifier was...

Exactly how do you know the grain magnifier was designed with a piece of paper under it? :D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,475
Posted By tlitody
for wet scanning you use special oil (kami fluid)...

for wet scanning you use special oil (kami fluid) which your transparencies are dunked in. It hides any small scratches/imperfections in them and gives a smoother result. Often used for drum scanning...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-09-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,405
Posted By tlitody
use delta 3200 and develop in Ilford Microphen....

use delta 3200 and develop in Ilford Microphen. Expose at 3200 and develop using stock solution at 20degC for 9 mins. You will get normal contrast and genuine 3200 speed and grain will be...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-09-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By tlitody
Methinks it might be forum runner now or whatever...

Methinks it might be forum runner now or whatever the new software is called...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-09-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By tlitody
Still getting long delays before pages show. A...

Still getting long delays before pages show. A real pain...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-09-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By tlitody
you can get a copy stand from SDS for 30 and put...

you can get a copy stand from SDS for 30 and put your neg/pos on a lightbox and photograph with a digital camera (if you have one).
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-07-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By tlitody
I think with clouds the detail is so fine and...

I think with clouds the detail is so fine and delicate that anything more than a yellow will lose that fine detail. Sure it will increase contrast but increasing contrast always loses fine detail....
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-07-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By tlitody
RFF Forum Performance plummeted again.

Here we go again. Site performance has just reverted to tapatalk like response times.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By tlitody
on a pogo stick... (small foot print). And you'll...

on a pogo stick... (small foot print). And you'll need one of these:angel:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By tlitody
The joys of wildlife photography.... ...

The joys of wildlife photography....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9T1vfsHYiKY&nofeather=True
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By tlitody
I rekon he's made a monkey out of you. You can...

I rekon he's made a monkey out of you. You can verify this at the following link.

http://www.fun-greetings-jokes.com/z/instant.htm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By tlitody
dj vu...

dj vu...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-07-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,592
Posted By tlitody
You can have fibre based silver gelatin prints...

You can have fibre based silver gelatin prints made on lambda laser printers and hand developed so the finished article is the same as a hand printed print. So what do you call it then? A silver...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
I thought most people who did the filing were...

I thought most people who did the filing were into "full frame" printing.

I would have just used card to do it and saved my neg holder. We'll see what the OP says when/if he gets back to us.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-07-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By tlitody
I would suggest scanning at scanner native scan...

I would suggest scanning at scanner native scan resolution of 4800 dpi. Then downsize by 50% on one dimension using bicubic sharper (or no sharpening and sharpen afterwards.

When you scan at less...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-07-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 4,426
Posted By tlitody
Methinks they are having some fun at my expense.:p

Methinks they are having some fun at my expense.:p
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-06-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
those rough edges are really good for scratching...

those rough edges are really good for scratching your negatives.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-06-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
Thats what I thought but look at the borders,...

Thats what I thought but look at the borders, they look like brush painted or maybe marker pen borders. I just wondered.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-06-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
How did you put those black borders onto your...

How did you put those black borders onto your prints?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-06-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 9,166
Posted By tlitody
who said "The best camera is the one I'm...

who said "The best camera is the one I'm currently using" and why shouldn't that apply to shoes too?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-06-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By tlitody
I think clouds are not favourites in the...

I think clouds are not favourites in the rangefinder community. I posted a couple some months ago and views are virtually non existant.
...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-06-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,780
Posted By tlitody
There are special units which screw onto the lens...

There are special units which screw onto the lens filter 55mm (step rings can be used) and have a built in lens designed for close up on camera lens.
On dslrs there are special units which attach...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-06-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,592
Posted By tlitody
Lets put it this way, no one is going to get...

Lets put it this way, no one is going to get sniffy about wet prints. Some people get sniffy about inkjets. Really depends on the gallery, your subject matter, your target audience and your pricing.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-06-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 9,121
Posted By tlitody
the best advert for the ZI over a Leica I've seen...

the best advert for the ZI over a Leica I've seen is post #31 below

http://www.apug.org/forums/forum65/47934-whos-shooting-zeiss-ikon-zm-4.html
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-06-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 3,717
Posted By tlitody
also depends on enlargement factor / paper size....

also depends on enlargement factor / paper size. But just go with 3 second intervals and you'll know after the first try out if that is about right, too long or too short. Adjust as necessary.
...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-06-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,780
Posted By tlitody
Seems that the S2 has software called Image...

Seems that the S2 has software called Image Shuttle which is a tethering program. So they dropped it for the M9 and made it work for the S2 but only if you can get into the S2 owners area to grab it....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-06-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,780
Posted By tlitody
yes I know but if I'm going to go through the...

yes I know but if I'm going to go through the hassle of digitising film then I want plenty of pixels for printing digitally, but you may have point.

Just checked and capture one pro doesn't do...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-06-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,780
Posted By tlitody
but I don't have any dslr otherwise I would use...

but I don't have any dslr otherwise I would use it and yes it would be a lot easier. Question is should I get an M9 or a dslr? I'm thinking M9 and the ability to use it for film duplication would be...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-06-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,780
Posted By tlitody
I'm thinking of digitising film using a slide...

I'm thinking of digitising film using a slide copier but the M9 (if I eventually get one) isn't suited to doing that unless it has live view or another possibility is tethering. That way I can check...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-06-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,780
Posted By tlitody
can an M9 be tethered ?

Can an M9 be tethered to a PC so that whatever you photograph is sent direct to some PC image software?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-05-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 4,426
Posted By tlitody
Thanks....

Thanks....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-05-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 4,426
Posted By tlitody
Does M9 have live view ?

Does the M9 have Live View and if so can you focus accurately using it?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,321
Posted By tlitody
And the Macaque...

And the Macaque said...
http://www.djsphotography.co.uk/images/Rainforest/Crested-Black-Macaque-63-cr.jpg
They tell some Whoppers...:eek:

( so thats where they got the idea for that smiley from )
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,321
Posted By tlitody
Nah they don't do street, they do canopy.

Nah they don't do street, they do canopy.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-05-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,666
Posted By tlitody
Photographing on a light box you would need a...

Photographing on a light box you would need a macro lens to fill the frame and a tripod etc. May work for web images hand held but not much good if you want to use result for digital printing.

one...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-05-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 9,166
Posted By tlitody
I wanna see a photo of you in a pair of...

I wanna see a photo of you in a pair of those.:eek:
Forum: Off Topic 07-05-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By tlitody
I have little local mini lab who are very good...

I have little local mini lab who are very good but quality varies greatly from lab to lab. You just need to find one who does a good job and stick with them.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-04-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,666
Posted By tlitody
You will never get really good results from...

You will never get really good results from scanning 135 format positives on a flatbed scanner. Even the dedicated film scanners struggle. Positive film has a dmax upto around 4.0 which is simply too...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 07-04-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,357
Posted By tlitody
It'll get better if you keep taking the tablets ;)

It'll get better if you keep taking the tablets ;)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-04-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,814
Posted By tlitody
No its what english heritage are trying to do to...

No its what english heritage are trying to do to stonehenge which has made a lot of people :mad:

you have always been able to drive right past it and get a good view. And there is a public...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-03-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,685
Posted By tlitody
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raising_the_Flag_on_I...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raising_the_Flag_on_Iwo_Jima
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 07-03-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,357
Posted By tlitody
I thought the latest IPad does run flash

I thought the latest IPad does run flash
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-03-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,814
Posted By tlitody
Euphamism. "Heritage site" equals honey pot for...

Euphamism. "Heritage site" equals honey pot for extracting money from tourists.

Now don't get me wrong because these places are usually worth visiting but giving that status usually involves...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-03-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,854
Posted By tlitody
I think they have. Its the GF670W only its a bit...

I think they have. Its the GF670W only its a bit bigger and takes 120 film. Now we're talking.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-03-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By tlitody
meh.......

meh.......
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