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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-18-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,069
Posted By Beniliam
Hi Michael, I have used Arista Premium 400 for...

Hi Michael,

I have used Arista Premium 400 for years and I have no problems with the emulsion. I use different developers like Xtol, Tmax, Pyro... and I never find any imperfection.

My last order...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-03-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 7,284
Posted By Beniliam
Thank you bdeyes, Franks and John for your...

Thank you bdeyes, Franks and John for your message! I try all the suggestions that you wrote, but the camera continue with the jam shutter, so I must repair it soon. :(
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-02-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 7,284
Posted By Beniliam
Thank you, Gid, for this post. I hope that the...

Thank you, Gid, for this post. I hope that the RFF members can help me with the shutter problem.

:)

Tranks in advance!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-06-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,309
Posted By Beniliam
Thank you for the info about the book. Vivian...

Thank you for the info about the book. Vivian Maier is one of the most delightful surprises of these last years. She deserves all our recognition.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-30-2009
Replies: 316
Views: 29,185
Posted By Beniliam
My sincere condolences for the family and friends...

My sincere condolences for the family and friends of Al. There were so many people that were estimating him... Strength for these bitter moments, Jonathan and Elena.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-29-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 5,296
Posted By Beniliam
-André Kertész and Rogi André (Kertész´s first...

-André Kertész and Rogi André (Kertész´s first wife and photographer too)

http://www.flore.ws/blog/images/rogi-andre.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,198
Posted By Beniliam
These artists are ´almost´ an exclusive product...

These artists are ´almost´ an exclusive product of internet and this growing phenomenon is relative common in these days.

There are always self-portraits and SELF-PORTRAITS......
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-25-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By Beniliam
I saw this photographer in other documentary too,...

I saw this photographer in other documentary too, produced for the local tv of the Canary Islands. He was using in that ocassion a panoramic camera, a Noblex, for his work of landscape and postcards....
Forum: Travel 04-26-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 6,836
Posted By Beniliam
Mexico have a great tradition in photography, and...

Mexico have a great tradition in photography, and is and was very ´inspirational´ for foreigns and for the mexicans equally.

There are still today great photographers in Mexico like Graciela...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 5,511
Posted By Beniliam
Thank you for keep alive this thread! I wish...

Thank you for keep alive this thread!




I wish to know one of those photographers that in the ´golden days´ using their craft and the techniques for teach me and improve in my darkroom...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,332
Posted By Beniliam
Im sorry for your bad experience in Barcelona,...

Im sorry for your bad experience in Barcelona, Mike.

I live in Madrid but know a bit Barcelona. There is not a dangerous city, believe me. There are some places that can be called ´slightly...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-10-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 5,511
Posted By Beniliam
Im glad that this topic could be interesting for...

Im glad that this topic could be interesting for you. :)

Al Kaplan, thank you again.

I read many times that photographers like Louis Faurer, Robert Frank, Eugene Smith... developing their films by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-10-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 5,511
Posted By Beniliam
Al Kaplan, thank you for comment your experiences...

Al Kaplan, thank you for comment your experiences with the differents films of that time. Do you use sometime the Adox films in the 50´s and the 60´s?

Bruce Davidson remembered the famous shot that...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-10-2009
Replies: 85
Views: 5,885
Posted By Beniliam
Roger, I desire that Frances gets well very soon....

Roger, I desire that Frances gets well very soon.

Best wishes for both, patience and confidence.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 5,511
Posted By Beniliam
Thanks for your comments!...

Thanks for your comments! :)

http://www.alojamelo.com/images/pewlxlbnwgd948rvtx92.jpg (http://www.alojamelo.com/)

Its possible that many photographers used in the 50´s the new film that in 1955...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 5,511
Posted By Beniliam
http://www.alojamelo.com/images/f7490gcuus23vhuubj...

http://www.alojamelo.com/images/f7490gcuus23vhuubjc.jpg (http://www.alojamelo.com/)

Al Kaplan, thanks for your comment.

I have always this image in my mind about Robert Frank among the crowd. :)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 5,597
Posted By Beniliam
One example, the spanish photographer Luis...

One example, the spanish photographer Luis Baylón. He uses Rolleiflex.

http://www.luisbaylon.com/#
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 5,511
Posted By Beniliam
A picture of Robert Frank

Maybe a less-know picture of him for someone.

Robert Frank at the old Metropolitan Opera, New York, 1955.




This picture was taken by the great Czech photographer Bedrich Grunzweig...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-20-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 2,986
Posted By Beniliam
I use Silvergrain Tektol Standard (1+9) is a good...

I use Silvergrain Tektol Standard (1+9) is a good developer, ecological and easy to mix; but its exhausted before than the Kodak Dektol (1+3) for example. Its totally true in my opinion what Photo...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-02-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 14,891
Posted By Beniliam
Thank you for your words, Steve and Nico. Nico,...

Thank you for your words, Steve and Nico.

Nico, Gianni Berengo Gardin is one of the most interesting photographs that have Italy. I love his work, maybe less know that Ferdinando Scianna or Paolo...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-01-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 14,891
Posted By Beniliam
Cartier Bresson uses several cameras along his...

Cartier Bresson uses several cameras along his life.

He uses too medium format and large format cameras, in the period of photojournalist for ´Ce soir´.

The famous image of the Cardinal Pacelli...
Forum: Travel 01-04-2009
Replies: 84
Views: 7,107
Posted By Beniliam
Im from Madrid. I consider Madrid like a safe...

Im from Madrid. I consider Madrid like a safe place. There are places that maybe can be dangerous, normally these places are outskirts, but depends the hours can be localized in the center of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-01-2009
Replies: 75
Views: 4,663
Posted By Beniliam
Rarely I read words about the influence of Louis...

Rarely I read words about the influence of Louis Faurer in the work of Robert Frank, one of the most interesting points in my opinion about the photography of Robert Frank. When Robert Frank arrived...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-04-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,059
Posted By Beniliam
David, Im understand your decision. I prefer too...

David, Im understand your decision. I prefer too buy then enlarger in the EU zone, the customs and the package are less problematic.

Thank you.


:)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-04-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,059
Posted By Beniliam
Thank you guys for your comments. I know its a...

Thank you guys for your comments.

I know its a bit rare to find, but I continue search.

Kevin I had bought your Focomat inmediately now! ... ;) ahh thats a very nice price.


Best :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-03-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,059
Posted By Beniliam
Leica Focomat V35 enlarger

Hi everybody!

Im interested in buy this enlarger. I would like try to find one in good/excellent condition. Apart of Ebay, which other shops (in Europe and America) can have in stock the Leica...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2007
Replies: 145
Views: 8,782
Posted By Beniliam
Hi friends, Very interesting subject, Ruben,...

Hi friends,

Very interesting subject, Ruben, congrats too for all the replies. :)

I agree with Alkis: Eye contact is not a photographic panacea but it may contribute to the final result in...
Forum: RFF News 12-14-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 5,616
Posted By Beniliam
I dreamed this night with Bud´s images, seems...

I dreamed this night with Bud´s images, seems fantastic in the magazine.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-13-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 8,705
Posted By Beniliam
Pitxu, I think you are correct when you said:...

Pitxu,

I think you are correct when you said: they were working together. There are a silent pact, a tacit agreement, and the photograph, with this idea, work. This is not bad, or unfair, have too a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 8,705
Posted By Beniliam
Well, I add more images: 1st. Mademoiselle...

Well, I add more images:

1st. Mademoiselle Anita. In this image, we can see Doisneau on the right corner. We can imagine how he photographed in these places...

I add too two ´unknown´ images, at...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 8,705
Posted By Beniliam
My last contribute. Sorry if Im boring. Doisneau...

My last contribute. Sorry if Im boring.

Doisneau par Jean Dieuzaide, and Cartier Bresson using... a waist level folding camera! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 8,705
Posted By Beniliam
Other famous image: Café noir et blanc. Seems...

Other famous image: Café noir et blanc.

Seems flash too, no?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 8,705
Posted By Beniliam
A famous vals image. He used flash obviously.

A famous vals image. He used flash obviously.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 8,705
Posted By Beniliam
He used too Pentax and Nikon SLR´s in the 60´s...

He used too Pentax and Nikon SLR´s in the 60´s and 70´s.
Forum: RFF News 12-11-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,143
Posted By Beniliam
Lavorare stanca

Hi friends,

Im very grateful for the words and the encourage that I have received of the members of this forum and Flickr. I especially thanks the inestimable help of Will (Shadowfox, in RFF) for...
Forum: RFF News 12-11-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 5,616
Posted By Beniliam
He deserve this recognition. Im very happy for...

He deserve this recognition. Im very happy for Bud. My best wishes for him and his family. :)
Forum: RFF News 06-04-2007
Replies: 210
Views: 16,153
Posted By Beniliam
FrankS (2 copies) rbiemer (2...

FrankS (2 copies)
rbiemer (2 copies)
Raid
ErikFive
Lynn
Rover
RayPA (2 copies)
JimG
Jamesj
Uwe_Nds (2 copies)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-28-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Beniliam
I think in your option too, Barret. I love the 40...

I think in your option too, Barret. I love the 40 mm lens a lot (my old Rollei 35 SE and my Canonet are desirable for me because I can use the 40 mm). I want to sell my Konica Hexar RF and buy one...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By Beniliam
I have the 21 Color Skopar. Rarely I use too. I...

I have the 21 Color Skopar. Rarely I use too. I probably want to trade for a 28 but not for the quality, I found the lens quite good, but for the perspetive, I found the lens wide for me...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-03-2007
Replies: 59
Views: 6,099
Posted By Beniliam
If something are interested in one Hexar, I´d...

If something are interested in one Hexar, I´d like sell one in excellent condition.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-31-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 4,126
Posted By Beniliam
Recently, I discover this image taking by HCB in...

Recently, I discover this image taking by HCB in Italy.

Its new almost for me.

I think that can describe very well who is HCB and how he feel the photography.



Moreover, I think that photography...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-29-2006
Replies: 59
Views: 6,099
Posted By Beniliam
Thank you Stuart for your answer!

Thank you Stuart for your answer!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-29-2006
Replies: 59
Views: 6,099
Posted By Beniliam
One question: Some Hexar RF ´s users have cases...

One question:

Some Hexar RF ´s users have cases for the camera? Im interested to know how the shutter sound decreases with one case. The sound reduction is remarkable?

Thanks and sorry for my...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-29-2006
Replies: 59
Views: 6,099
Posted By Beniliam
I have use much the M6 and the Hexar RF. In my...

I have use much the M6 and the Hexar RF.

In my experience I didnt see real lag problems with the Hexar and I do photos to people that normally arent stopped... Other thing is when you use the AE...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-26-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By Beniliam
Great work! Thanks so much!

Great work!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Off Topic 12-26-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 3,711
Posted By Beniliam
I will travel to Paris to see the Doisneau...

I will travel to Paris to see the Doisneau exhibition... I never travel out Spain and see Paris and Doisneau photos will be the be best gift for me.

In addition, I must have spoken with the Santa´s...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-13-2006
Replies: 71
Views: 3,817
Posted By Beniliam
Alkis, your shot have the life´s spirit that I...

Alkis, your shot have the life´s spirit that I always search and moved me deeply.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By Beniliam
Thanks Ray for the information about Helen...

Thanks Ray for the information about Helen Levitt. Its very interesting know that have a great retrospective book in the market.

:)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By Beniliam
Thanks, I will search in Amazon :)

Thanks, I will search in Amazon :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By Beniliam
I know that this question can be wrong in this...

I know that this question can be wrong in this post... but Im very interested to know if Louis Faurer, Helen Levitt, Walter Rosenblum or Arthur Leipzig have recent reprints of their books now. Here...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-29-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 3,599
Posted By Beniliam
Nice news! Congrats to Jim and Don for their...

Nice news!

Congrats to Jim and Don for their recognition :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 6,511
Posted By Beniliam
Thanks for the link. Copy and paste the link in...

Thanks for the link.

Copy and paste the link in other window for viewing.

I dont like hip shot photos too. I dont know if its covardly... I never like this style of shooting... I always compose in...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-21-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 4,579
Posted By Beniliam
Im left eye too and find the Hexar RF much more...

Im left eye too and find the Hexar RF much more comfortable than the Rapid/Tigger Winder.

I have the M6 and know the ´problem´ of the left eye´s to pass to the next frame (in vertical more...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-21-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By Beniliam
Gracias ;) ;) :angel: :angel:

Gracias

;) ;) :angel: :angel:
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-21-2006
Replies: 167
Views: 14,890
Posted By Beniliam
If Enrich Salomon with one Ermanox (1924) and one...

If Enrich Salomon with one Ermanox (1924) and one Ernostar lens can do excellent photos with inner light, we with ´best´ lens and ´best´ film ... would have make better photos... but its not...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-20-2006
Replies: 167
Views: 14,890
Posted By Beniliam
You are right Tom. Rover have too this lens. I...

You are right Tom.

Rover have too this lens.

I love this lens, called too Serenar.

I see in Dante Stella website some images and words about it. Its a great, great lens. Based on the old Sonnar...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-20-2006
Replies: 167
Views: 14,890
Posted By Beniliam
I always love compact lens. I love my Elmar, -but...

I always love compact lens. I love my Elmar, -but its not fast- I never like carry heavy lens and was one of the reasons for why I sold my 50 mm Nokton. The Nokton ´only focus´ 0.9 meters too and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By Beniliam
Dear friends: I went some days without internet...

Dear friends:

I went some days without internet (Maldita Telefonica!!! :bang: ). Im now in one cibercoffe... so I cant see this message until today.

For you :

Thank you very much :angel: with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By Beniliam
George I know this great scan comparation. My...

George I know this great scan comparation.

My great doubt is: the noise that appear in the screen is the same that appear in the copy. I can obtain more shadow detail with one film scanner with 4.8...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2006
Replies: 53
Views: 2,436
Posted By Beniliam
If I could make a trip with the all expenses...

If I could make a trip with the all expenses paid, first I go to the Iberian Peninsula (Portugal and Spain) because its my language (portuguese not, but is very similiar) and I do not know many...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By Beniliam
I had the KM DS IV and probably will buy other...

I had the KM DS IV and probably will buy other scan... but... I know that buy the scan that buy... never (at least now) the quality will be comparable with one Drum Scan in 35 mm. With this assumed,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 3,864
Posted By Beniliam
Two great spanish photographs that I admire...

Two great spanish photographs that I admire much:

Ramon Masats:

http://www.el-mundo.es/especiales/2002/11/cultura/masats/uno.html

Luis Baylon:

http://www.luisbaylon.com/
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By Beniliam
Happy birthday Gene! Enjoy this day with your...

Happy birthday Gene!

Enjoy this day with your dear beings. That heart will bark with all his fullness...surrounded by those that love´s to you.

Regards.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-09-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,936
Posted By Beniliam
Good idea Raid. The most important thing it is...

Good idea Raid. The most important thing it is the diffusion of one idea, picture... The photographic process finishes in the eyes of the spectator. Put the photos in a drawer that nobody sees them...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-09-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 3,427
Posted By Beniliam
Im not 21 even. Im still 20. My birthday is the...

Im not 21 even. Im still 20. My birthday is the 15 of June. A year ago the 22 of June my father died so are not good memories...

Its indescribable what I feel. I am very shameful and I never thought...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 3,427
Posted By Beniliam
Im sorry If I dont expressed well or I have...

Im sorry If I dont expressed well or I have understood badly Ywenz. :)

My message was more one ask aloud.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By Beniliam
Great idea. Some very interesting photos.

Great idea. Some very interesting photos.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 3,427
Posted By Beniliam
All this overflows me ... :o I do not know if I...

All this overflows me ... :o

I do not know if I deserve these samples of affection but ...

Thanks.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-08-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By Beniliam
My only advice with the camera was that if you do...

My only advice with the camera was that if you do photos with low light, try to use Manual Mode or see what appear in the viewfinder with AE Mode. Sometimes there are substancial differences and you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By Beniliam
OK. Problem solved

OK.

Problem solved
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-08-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By Beniliam
I use one. I have one M6 and one Hexar RF. I put...

I use one. I have one M6 and one Hexar RF.
I put some of my impressions here.

I really like the camera. Nothing to envy others great RF. Im left shoter so in many situations Im faster...
About the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 3,427
Posted By Beniliam
Ouch... This early morning I went for make a...

Ouch...

This early morning I went for make a course of formation for a work for this summer, yesterday I went to bed lated and a bit sad ... This morning see the post of George, if had different...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2006
Replies: 117
Views: 4,915
Posted By Beniliam
Wtl, thanks for help to know the meaning. Bill,...

Wtl, thanks for help to know the meaning.

Bill, I did not understand your phrase.




And in Literature, Paint, Sculpture ... that they are older arts.

In these days Madrid receives an exhibition...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2006
Replies: 117
Views: 4,915
Posted By Beniliam
Its not true 100%. There are one anecdote whose...

Its not true 100%. There are one anecdote whose protagonists were Doisneau and Cartier Bresson. A person came to show his work to Cartier Bresson, and he thundered against with few words. Doisneau...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2006
Replies: 117
Views: 4,915
Posted By Beniliam
I dont understand this phrase.

I dont understand this phrase.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2006
Replies: 117
Views: 4,915
Posted By Beniliam
This feeling comes from before, not since...

This feeling comes from before, not since yesterday at night. I am convinced George.




Its a great pity that one must put our photos elsewhere because here value another things before. I thought...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2006
Replies: 117
Views: 4,915
Posted By Beniliam
Certain, Frank. I had a lot of messages with...

Certain, Frank.

I had a lot of messages with questions about lens and cameras.
But also I have treated talk about photography, photographs, scans...

You are right. Not all black or white. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2006
Replies: 117
Views: 4,915
Posted By Beniliam
The reality and the desire is the tittle of one...

The reality and the desire is the tittle of one book of the spanish poet: Luis Cernuda.

One thing is our desire and other is that happen in the reality.

I feel to contradictory sensations......
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-04-2006
Replies: 170
Views: 12,323
Posted By Beniliam
About the style. I understand your hesitate to...

About the style.

I understand your hesitate to call style your photos. Im relatively new too. For me its all a great play. You have great toys with your cameras. Enjoy it with their, and dont think...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-04-2006
Replies: 170
Views: 12,323
Posted By Beniliam
The only problems for my shoulders are that the...

The only problems for my shoulders are that the Mamiya C´s are bulky and very very heavy. But have interchangeables lens, its unique in the TLR world, and with excellent quallity.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-04-2006
Replies: 170
Views: 12,323
Posted By Beniliam
The Minolta Autocord can be great too, if you...

The Minolta Autocord can be great too, if you find one.
The Rokkor lens are better than the Rolleicord´s and the helicoid its more easy to focus to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Beniliam
One of my professors of history of the...

One of my professors of history of the photography said in one of his classes that when HCB died and came to the light the millons of negatives that Henri did while still alive, would make us value...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-28-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 1,660
Posted By Beniliam
I hope you pass a nice day Jan. Best wishes :)

I hope you pass a nice day Jan. Best wishes :)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-27-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,788
Posted By Beniliam
The best apperance in my opinion is the Howtek...

The best apperance in my opinion is the Howtek 4500 scan. Later the Minolta 5400 and the Nikon V both excellent.

Good work George. :)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-20-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By Beniliam
I only learn how develop and copy (that´s its...

I only learn how develop and copy (that´s its much) Of all the points of the course, only 2 days for history of the photography (2 hours each class). Was a pain that people didnt show interest. I...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-20-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By Beniliam
I use like said later water for develop film...

I use like said later water for develop film (between 20 - 28 degrees Celsius - in Spain dont use degrees Farenheit ). Constant agitation during 1 minute, like as I was preparing a cocktail :p What...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2006
Replies: 178
Views: 25,038
Posted By Beniliam
I dont know what its the girl of my photo. Have...

I dont know what its the girl of my photo.
Have one pipe not one camera.

When I took she said me that she was photograph, for that reason I add the photo.
I dont know what type of cameras will...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-20-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By Beniliam
I always use water. Never I use stop chemicals. I...

I always use water. Never I use stop chemicals. I know that can be one madness. In the school the teacher said our that with water ... I dont know in 20 years my negatives how will be?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-20-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Yes. Its a great sentence. I have some...

Yes. Its a great sentence.

I have some mottos.

Here one special motto of one spanish poet of the XX century: Juan Ramon Jimenez.
Give me force...

´We are going to make eternity, we are going to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-20-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Thanks again Marc for your effort. Yesterday I...

Thanks again Marc for your effort.

Yesterday I went to the Ronis exhibition here in Madrid.

I bought one book. Have all the exhibition the walls decorated with his phrases:

My photos are not...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
The problem is the noise... We must be demanding...

The problem is the noise... We must be demanding with the grain, we cannot be satisfied with any thing, the grain reduction programs can eliminate detail, and add plastic appearance ...
I cannot have...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
Barrett. Thanks for your advice. I see the...

Barrett. Thanks for your advice. I see the photos. Again I upload other crops... but its difficult see the differeces in these little details. Maybe... the Imacon is designed for shine in big copies,...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
The first photo (boy with key) is Tri X at 400...

The first photo (boy with key) is Tri X at 400 Iso. The second too is Tri X at 400 Iso. The developer was Xtol 1:1. The lens used in both photos was Konica Hexanon 50 mm.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
Crops of the comb. Minolta (left) - Imacon...

Crops of the comb.

Minolta (left) - Imacon (Right)


Here you can see some differences...

I must remember that the density levels of the Imacon are 4.9 and the KM Dual Scan are 3.2. The Imacon has...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
http://www.jvhtech.com/imacon949.php http://www.a...

http://www.jvhtech.com/imacon949.php

http://www.adorama.com/IMAF949.html
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
Minolta (left) - Imacon (right)

Minolta (left) - Imacon (right)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
Minolta (left) - Imacon (right)

Minolta (left) - Imacon (right)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
Minolta (left) - Imacon (right)

Minolta (left) - Imacon (right)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
Minolta (left) - Imacon (Right)

Minolta (left) - Imacon (Right)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Beniliam
2 images scanned with Imacon 949 and Minolta Dual Scan IV

Two images scaned with the last Imacon Drum Scan the 949 and my scaner the Minolta Dual Scan IV.

The resolutions are optimized for one copy 20 x 25 cm.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 4,598
Posted By Beniliam
Most of the shots of my Madrid gallery were...

Most of the shots of my Madrid gallery were taking with the *new* Elmar. I like the smooth focus ring, the compactness, the flare resistance, the chararacter that produces the lens. Its a great tiny...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-09-2006
Replies: 88
Views: 7,700
Posted By Beniliam
RML and the other participants of the contest are...

RML and the other participants of the contest are commenting how were taken images.

Well mine.

Number 6.

The pic was taken in July of 2005, from from the balcony´s house of one friend. I had not...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-08-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By Beniliam
Woow this new Heliar its BEUTIFUL!! Thanks for...

Woow this new Heliar its BEUTIFUL!!

Thanks for post the updates Stephen!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Alec, thanks again for other link. For me its...

Alec, thanks again for other link.

For me its almost equal of important know how an author feels the photography that how are their photos...and always with the foundation of Willy Ronis.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-07-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Marc, thank you very much for your effort for...

Marc, thank you very much for your effort for translate the interview. Its very interesting the points talked in the interview. THANK YOU!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-06-2006
Replies: 88
Views: 7,700
Posted By Beniliam
Congratulations for the winner. I hope that enjoy...

Congratulations for the winner. I hope that enjoy much with the ZI.

Thanks too for the sponsors, for the moderator, and all the people that create initiatives like this.

I am glad to have...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-05-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Excellent link. Can some French - English...

Excellent link.

Can some French - English spoken translate the most important phrases that said in the video?

One comment, has the voice sweeter than Cartier Bresson? Almost in the oldness ... :p
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2006
Replies: 1,585
Views: 202,505
Posted By Beniliam
One photo :)

One photo :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-29-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Yesterday I see in one free newspaper that there...

Yesterday I see in one free newspaper that there are one great exhibition (130 photographies) in Madrid of Willy Ronis until June. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Probabbly the work that I love of Cristina Garcia...

Probabbly the work that I love of Cristina Garcia Rodero for her sensibility and her humanity are in other photos ... Maybe one of the best photo books of the story of the photojournalism in Spain...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Dont forget this spanish photograph Cristina...

Dont forget this spanish photograph Cristina Garcia Rodero. I think that it was the first spanish photograph in the Magnum Agence. Her photos are outstanding......
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
This last photo is part of the book of America In...

This last photo is part of the book of America In Passing ( L´Amerique) of HCB.
I love too this photo ... :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
I dont know this Ronis photo Bertram. Thanks!!!

I dont know this Ronis photo Bertram. Thanks!!!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-22-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 2,364
Posted By Beniliam
I have the M6 and the Hexar RF. The M6 have a...

I have the M6 and the Hexar RF. The M6 have a similar viewfinder like the R2. The Hexar have 0.6 viewfinder, but its multicoated. I like both cameras. The Hexar is very solid camera. The motor can be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Paradox: La Fotographie... fille de la...

Paradox: La Fotographie... fille de la modernité... will destroy the essence of the Photography by the progress of the Modern Age...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
Thank you very much for you large and detailed...

Thank you very much for you large and detailed answer Marc.

Possibly the work of Doisneau have more ´emotional pics´ than the work of HCB, but I believe that they are two types of sensitivities,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
More photos...

More photos...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 5,432
Posted By Beniliam
For me its very difficult remeber what its my...

For me its very difficult remeber what its my concrete favorite photo of HCB, Doisneau, Erwitt...

I have one great book edited by Taschen of Willy Ronis. Ronis is other of the great humanism, have...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-18-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By Beniliam
There are much to photograph, but I dont think...

There are much to photograph, but I dont think that Madrid have the same ´alegría´ for taking photographs like in Cuba. The ´pueblo´ Cubano, have an special conection with the art, with the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-18-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By Beniliam
Thank you very much Socke. Yes, Ventura...

Thank you very much Socke.

Yes, Ventura Rodriguez is near to Puerta del Sol. Good shoot. I will shoot this summer in Madrid with the Hexar RF at 1/4000 with one 400 iso film... because with the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-18-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By Beniliam
Tura 100 Iso Professional with Xtol 1:1

Hello guys,
I buy the film for some test.

What time use it with this developed?

Thank you very much. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 852
Posted By Beniliam
Muchas felicidades Ray. Have a nice day in good...

Muchas felicidades Ray. Have a nice day in good company!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 2,233
Posted By Beniliam
Whatever more sections more confusion... I only...

Whatever more sections more confusion... I only add for talk about authors and all the style, philosophy, character, aesthetic that can have in the Photography (with capital letters)
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-22-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,383
Posted By Beniliam
Im using the Hexar RF, some people said that have...

Im using the Hexar RF, some people said that have the same shutter that the Contax G, I dont know... The Hexar its noiser compared to the Canonet GIII 17 or the Leica M6. In the street cant listen...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-22-2006
Replies: 151
Views: 8,408
Posted By Beniliam
For all the members, the persons, that...

For all the members, the persons, that contributed to do the book I would like to say thank you very much for all their efforts. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-05-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 6,021
Posted By Beniliam
:) Dont worry Walker. My 2 pictures too for the...

:) Dont worry Walker. My 2 pictures too for the RFF book are in Madrid.

I dont know what is the name of the these dogs, but I love their face and calmness
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-05-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 6,021
Posted By Beniliam
Walker thanks for your words. My name is David,...

Walker thanks for your words. My name is David, not Charles :p The name of Charles Baudelaire is one french poet of the XIX century. I remember the day that made the photo of the dog... what...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-05-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 2,713
Posted By Beniliam
Ok Jose. Lo tendré en cuenta.

Ok Jose. Lo tendré en cuenta.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-04-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 2,713
Posted By Beniliam
Bienvenido Jose! I will choice the Color Skopar...

Bienvenido Jose!

I will choice the Color Skopar or the Hexanon. I dont like heavy and big lens. The Zeiss and the 1.9 CV are more expensive. I think that the best compromise between...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2006
Replies: 79
Views: 5,555
Posted By Beniliam
The sensor is the same that Olympus introduce in...

The sensor is the same that Olympus introduce in the E330 with 7.5 mpx. Its a panasonic sensor. I read that its not much better than the E500 sensor. At 800 - 1600 - 3200 is very noised compared to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2006
Replies: 79
Views: 5,555
Posted By Beniliam
Traut its a Porro prims design like old Pen´s and...

Traut its a Porro prims design like old Pen´s and the E 300. Its a true SLR reflex, with true viewfinder, no EVF
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-26-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,795
Posted By Beniliam
I think its very interesting new. C´mon guys...

I think its very interesting new. C´mon guys comment something about this new technology. A few weeks later Minolta said that dont produces more scanners, now Epson present 2 new profesional...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-13-2006
Replies: 2,235
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 252,515
Posted By Beniliam
User: Ray_G Excellent treatment, communicative,...

User: Ray_G

Excellent treatment, communicative, pleasant. I bought the Hexar RF, the camera arrived soon. In excellent condition, in nice packed.

Very good feedback!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-06-2006
Replies: 65
Views: 3,111
Posted By Beniliam
They think that invented something... :) There...

They think that invented something... :) There are a real crisis of value and ideas...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-03-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 2,617
Posted By Beniliam
I use XTOL and HP5... I dont know why other...

I use XTOL and HP5... I dont know why other members dont like this combination. One great film for develop in XTOL is Neopan 400/1600
Forum: Nikon RF 01-23-2006
Replies: 64
Views: 6,270
Posted By Beniliam
Simon, the 2 photo that you posted are...

Simon, the 2 photo that you posted are terribles...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-20-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By Beniliam
FELICIDADES!!! :) Have a nice day in your...

FELICIDADES!!!

:) Have a nice day in your birthday DOUG!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 2,017
Posted By Beniliam
I know that the words are not sufficient to...

I know that the words are not sufficient to express the pain... I send you a warm hug Rick, I share your pain
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-10-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 1,424
Posted By Beniliam
There are nice people here. I dont know if its...

There are nice people here. I dont know if its Internet, but in the streets when I go to make photos normally dont talk with others. In many times this is more human than people you find in the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-09-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Beniliam
Felicidades! ... Llegue algo tarde al post...

Felicidades! ... Llegue algo tarde al post...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-05-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Beniliam
Happy anniversary William!

Happy anniversary William!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-05-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By Beniliam
If my M6 dont finishs like the black M3 of Elliot...

If my M6 dont finishs like the black M3 of Elliot Erwitt... I passing my camera when I dead to the next generation :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-05-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 3,099
Posted By Beniliam
Very nice post Regit. I never make this type of...

Very nice post Regit.

I never make this type of photos. The color photos have an appearance like Infrared film...

You obtain a great postproccesing photos. What scan do you use it?

Thanks :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,422
Posted By Beniliam
Where is the burial?

Where is the burial?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2006
Replies: 53
Views: 3,196
Posted By Beniliam
It was more extravagant go with two cameras and...

It was more extravagant go with two cameras and dont use it. I normally go with one camera, but sometimes I go with two bodies, one camera with 400 Iso, and other with 800-1600. You cant lost the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-02-2006
Replies: 140
Views: 6,348
Posted By Beniliam
Congrats for your post. I really can appreciate...

Congrats for your post. I really can appreciate the differentes between the Summilux - Sonnar - Summar. I want to buy the Canon 50mm 1.5... I like the sonnar formula appearance
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-02-2006
Replies: 94
Views: 4,757
Posted By Beniliam
Today, the circunstances are quite differents...

Today, the circunstances are quite differents than in the past. In the First World (I dont like this designation... but for understand us I use it) children dont work in factories, there are a lot...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-02-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 3,290
Posted By Beniliam
Our insecurities like photographers are palliated...

Our insecurities like photographers are palliated buying expensive cameras and lens...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By Beniliam
We are going to make an equation: If I buy an...

We are going to make an equation:

If I buy an expensive pen, I can write a better novels/poems... that If I buy the cheaper pen.
If I buy an expensive lens. I can do better photos that If I buy one...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By Beniliam
I use it in one photo the Canonet GIII 17. I dont...

I use it in one photo the Canonet GIII 17. I dont see many differences between the shot taken with the canonet, and the shot taken with the Leica...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-31-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Beniliam
Welcome Dale. Have a happy new year too! Enjoy...

Welcome Dale.

Have a happy new year too!

Enjoy the photography with us!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 2,058
Posted By Beniliam
Hi guys! I dont have the early versions of the...

Hi guys!

I dont have the early versions of the 50 mm Elmars. I have the current version, so I cant compare with the older versions. I never have a Summicron, but my first lens in M mount was a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-28-2005
Replies: 57
Views: 1,982
Posted By Beniliam
You have paid attention that there are much...

You have paid attention that there are much photographs that have photos with childrens and guns...It is a strong connection, see a boy scoring the head with one gun. It did not know this image, but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-28-2005
Replies: 57
Views: 16,615
Posted By Beniliam
Although I do not like put the adjectives...

Although I do not like put the adjectives best/worst/king... to photographs, lens... I have seen almost always the description of this lens like the best bokeh 35mm lens.

Well, I like the photos...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-28-2005
Replies: 117
Views: 4,369
Posted By Beniliam
I send my part yesterday...

I send my part yesterday...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-26-2005
Replies: 23
Views: 1,656
Posted By Beniliam
Neopan tones are great!. I love the firts shot

Neopan tones are great!. I love the firts shot
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-18-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By Beniliam
Enjoy with your camera Rich! Is one of the LTM...

Enjoy with your camera Rich! Is one of the LTM Leica cameras more beutiful that I see!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-16-2005
Replies: 64
Views: 8,020
Posted By Beniliam
Brett the F11 have semi automatic program. You...

Brett the F11 have semi automatic program. You can always see other alternatives like the Z2

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/specs/Fujifilm/fuji_finepixz2.asp ;)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-16-2005
Replies: 64
Views: 8,020
Posted By Beniliam
See the Fuji F11... Brett. Have low noise at 800...

See the Fuji F11... Brett. Have low noise at 800 -1600 (for this type of compact camera) and have very low shutter lag... But no...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-16-2005
Replies: 117
Views: 4,369
Posted By Beniliam
I am write my text. I hope in this weekend send...

I am write my text. I hope in this weekend send you.

Thank for all your work!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-16-2005
Replies: 64
Views: 8,020
Posted By Beniliam
Is scale focus like the Minox, Lubitel

Is scale focus like the Minox, Lubitel
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-16-2005
Replies: 64
Views: 8,020
Posted By Beniliam
I have test the Olympus Xa. Tomorrow I imagine...

I have test the Olympus Xa. Tomorrow I imagine that I finish my film test... I tested the lens in wide aperture, and low speed... I dont know about the result that I find when I developed the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,678
Posted By Beniliam
Congrats for your photo. Its one great...

Congrats for your photo. Its one great photograph. Many portraits of Cartier Bresson was taken by him. Probabbly one of the most famous photograph are the portraits of Che Guevara in Cuba.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 1,397
Posted By Beniliam
Yes stunnig work. I see the gallery, one...

Yes stunnig work. I see the gallery, one impressive collection of photos!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-29-2005
Replies: 80
Views: 4,286
Posted By Beniliam
Dont go away Tom. I dont understand why the...

Dont go away Tom.

I dont understand why the people enter in the forums to bothers other member. Internet is ideal for the anonymity... and everything what it entails. I hardly understand your...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 3,371
Posted By Beniliam
Ok Gianni! If I trade my 21 for one 40 I send one...

Ok Gianni! If I trade my 21 for one 40 I send one message to you :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-26-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 2,955
Posted By Beniliam
Thanks for your answer Poptart.

Thanks for your answer Poptart.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-25-2005
Replies: 38
Views: 1,240
Posted By Beniliam
Try to test the 1.5 with others 50´s that you...

Try to test the 1.5 with others 50´s that you have. I havent doubts that you enjoy much with this lens.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-25-2005
Replies: 63
Views: 4,869
Posted By Beniliam
Left eye!!

Left eye!!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-25-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 2,955
Posted By Beniliam
Hi guys I trade the Rollei 35 SE for one Xa with...

Hi guys

I trade the Rollei 35 SE for one Xa with other member of RFF.
I only make 1 roll. I have to say that the camera is good for carry all the day with her. The rangefinder is dim, I put put the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-22-2005
Replies: 45
Views: 3,592
Posted By Beniliam
Gordon, thanks for your work!! Really excellent...

Gordon, thanks for your work!!

Really excellent the effort of all.

:)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Beniliam
Very nice review in the other post and beutiful...

Very nice review in the other post and beutiful pictures Bill.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-20-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 1,715
Posted By Beniliam
You will not be mistaken!

You will not be mistaken!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2005
Replies: 108
Views: 8,767
Posted By Beniliam
Paco has a good taste

Paco has a good taste
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2005
Replies: 108
Views: 8,767
Posted By Beniliam
Paco Rabanne said in 2000 that one russian...

Paco Rabanne said in 2000 that one russian satellite (MIR) would fall on Paris...and the world would finish. These commentaries have the same validity... Always will be exist visionaries
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-16-2005
Replies: 314
Views: 13,945
Posted By Beniliam
:) Good idea!

:)

Good idea!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-10-2005
Replies: 197
Views: 8,526
Posted By Beniliam
Email sent Rover :) Thanks Gene and Jan for the...

Email sent Rover :)

Thanks Gene and Jan for the PM!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2005
Replies: 22
Views: 2,260
Posted By Beniliam
Interesting test Hoot. I like the the photos....

Interesting test Hoot.

I like the the photos. Have a creamy bokeh. I like the contrast of the lens. Is perfect for me.
I have many doubts of buy other fast lens. I had in the past the Nokton. Now...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-06-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 3,064
Posted By Beniliam
I see with one Pentax 645 for his next work...

I see with one Pentax 645 for his next work called ´Genesis´


Andy Warhol uses Minox 35 EL

http://www.gsteinbach.de/start.htm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-05-2005
Replies: 83
Views: 4,220
Posted By Beniliam
The really really poor mans Leica cameras for me...

The really really poor mans Leica cameras for me are:

The cheapest alternative for uses good rangefinder cameras:

-Yashicas Electro, Lynx...

-Olympus RD, RC, SP

-Canonets
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-05-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 3,064
Posted By Beniliam
Elliot Erwitt uses Leica RFs, Nikon SLR, Mamiya...

Elliot Erwitt uses Leica RFs, Nikon SLR, Mamiya RF, Canon EOS

Ralph Gibson uses Leica RFs, Nikon SLR

Helmut Newton uses Rolleiflexes, Hasselblads

Robert Doisneau uses Rolleiflexes, Leica...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2005
Replies: 34
Views: 5,235
Posted By Beniliam
Yes, the Bessas have at leats guarantee. I prefer...

Yes, the Bessas have at leats guarantee. I prefer one new camera with guarantee that and older "myth" camera without guarantee. Here in Spain, there arent have many repair shops of cameras... And its...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2005
Replies: 34
Views: 5,235
Posted By Beniliam
Why not Frank... There are people that uses the...

Why not Frank... There are people that uses the CL lens in M´s, and the Bessa R3A have M mount. Probably you enjoy more with the composition of the photo, because is very nice the viewfinder of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2005
Replies: 34
Views: 5,235
Posted By Beniliam
Yes Oscar. Its other idea, but I havent got money...

Yes Oscar. Its other idea, but I havent got money for one camera and one lens... I need a rapid lens, no other great body... Im not a collector, ojala tambien pudiera! And the CL ´only´ meter hasta...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2005
Replies: 34
Views: 5,235
Posted By Beniliam
Im very interesting in the rendition of this lens...

Im very interesting in the rendition of this lens at wider apertures. In my mind, have been time with the idea of making a reportage of the night in Madrid. Its very compact lens for 1.4, and its...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-30-2005
Replies: 56
Views: 2,784
Posted By Beniliam
Jupiter 3 with RD1 in...

Jupiter 3 with RD1 in action

http://blog.goo.ne.jp/papaiya1963/c/449290e8674aa98db4d8fd2067d00811



Jupiter VS Summitar VS Nokton!!


http://leicahiroba.web.infoseek.co.jp/Lense_hikaku-01.html
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-30-2005
Replies: 56
Views: 2,784
Posted By Beniliam
Perfect. Thanks JLW for your precise commentary....

Perfect. Thanks JLW for your precise commentary. I probabbly when I will have some cash buy the Canon 1.5 :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-30-2005
Replies: 56
Views: 2,784
Posted By Beniliam
Im doubt about re buy again other Nokton 1.5 or...

Im doubt about re buy again other Nokton 1.5 or buy one of the Canons. I prefer the 1.5, but I see that there are more people that point better the 1.4. I like the photos of Rover with it. I know...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2005
Replies: 64
Views: 2,579
Posted By Beniliam
For other high isos with the canonet buy a VC II...

For other high isos with the canonet buy a VC II meter. You can get good photos! The CL is one step more of camera. But the canonet is cheap, and have a fast lens (only 1/2 point yes). The viewfinder...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-29-2005
Replies: 13
Views: 2,171
Posted By Beniliam
Gracias Peter. :) This canonet have great...

Gracias Peter. :) This canonet have great features!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2005
Replies: 34
Views: 5,235
Posted By Beniliam
This is the important thing Furcafe. Learn,...

This is the important thing Furcafe. Learn, learn, and be conscious of your evolution ;)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-29-2005
Replies: 13
Views: 2,171
Posted By Beniliam
Kat, I cant talk about the other cameras. I only...

Kat, I cant talk about the other cameras. I only can post some photos taken with the Canonet lens. I have the M6. But I use much too the Canonet. Have good viewfinder and very good exposure system....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2005
Replies: 34
Views: 5,235
Posted By Beniliam
Perhaps my opinion is only anecdotal. I dont use...

Perhaps my opinion is only anecdotal. I dont use the Cron, but when I travel to Barcelona, Taffer, let to me prove his Cron. Im astonished when I saw the large of the focus route . Make me slow to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-20-2005
Replies: 18
Views: 1,459
Posted By Beniliam
Welcome too Jeff! :P

Welcome too Jeff! :P
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-20-2005
Replies: 18
Views: 1,459
Posted By Beniliam
My recommendation is the Contax T. Is semi...

My recommendation is the Contax T. Is semi automatic camera. Have rangefinder. The lens is a 38 mm Sonnar T*. Is sillent, quickly, and have a good viewfinder. The meter is accurate. Ah and tittanium...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-18-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 5,974
Posted By Beniliam
Thanks Chris for your comment! Woow Vrgard the...

Thanks Chris for your comment!

Woow Vrgard the first photo is really nice. The focus is crisp, the bokeh is like cream. What a great combo!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-18-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 5,974
Posted By Beniliam
Welcome Vrgard!! Really outstanding sharpness...

Welcome Vrgard!!

Really outstanding sharpness the Helios!


:)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-18-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 5,974
Posted By Beniliam
I love the canonet QL III. Here some photos with...

I love the canonet QL III.

Here some photos with the camera.

Can create adition

:cool:
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2005
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By Beniliam
Yes Elliot Erwitt one of the master unknowed of...

Yes Elliot Erwitt one of the master unknowed of the photography. The book is awesome. I dont know why is not most popular. The impact that I suffered seeing the book is unforgettable...
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