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Forum: Argus RF 11-22-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1,558
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Wow!

I've been away for a long time and I have come back to find a larger number of Argus users, and C4 users among them.

This is totally cool.
Forum: Off Topic 08-05-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,036
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
You could always get one of these, they work and...

You could always get one of these, they work and probably cost less-
http://www.diaperbags.com/daddy-diaper-bags/solids/eddiebauerdiaperbagblackwithgreysuedesmall.cfm...
Forum: Off Topic 05-12-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 2,224
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I had installed Dapper Drake but switched to Suse...

I had installed Dapper Drake but switched to Suse 10 the 10.2. Installing Fawn seems to be a problem on my AMD box. Not sure why.

Drake was cool but I like SUSE a lot.

I run a dual boot in my home...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-19-2007
Replies: 520
Views: 26,277
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hey! I heard that! :)

Hey! I heard that!

:)
Forum: Off Topic 12-24-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 3,718
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Waiting for a bicycle repair stand and a Digitech...

Waiting for a bicycle repair stand and a Digitech RP150 for my guitar.

Have to much camera stuff now.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-19-2006
Replies: 646
Views: 26,977
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Count me in

Count me in
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-11-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Thanks Russ, I'll be checking in.

Thanks Russ, I'll be checking in.
Forum: Off Topic 10-03-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
A google search "camera etiquette in istanbul,"...

A google search "camera etiquette in istanbul," turned up this one...

http://www.hoteltravel.com/turkey/istanbul/guides/travel_tips.htm

You might call the or write the Turkish and Greek embassies...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-30-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Lots O' Joy and happiness, Best wishes for the...

Lots O' Joy and happiness, Best wishes for the year.
Forum: RFF News 09-30-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 3,505
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Try Slideshow pro - ...

Try Slideshow pro - http://www.slideshowpro.net/

I think others here have used it.
Forum: RFF News 09-30-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 3,505
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
A pretty neat idea indeed! The only blogs I seem...

A pretty neat idea indeed! The only blogs I seem to enjoy are web builders, photo and cycling.


I've discovered another forum, where members post images of their bicycles. Mostly frankenbikes....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2006
Replies: 5,602
Views: 988,038
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
The thing I missed most while away was this...

The thing I missed most while away was this thread. There is always some great eye candy here.
Forum: Off Topic 08-25-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Disassembled a bike latey?

Disassembled a bike latey?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2006
Replies: 169
Views: 8,501
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
A nod and a wink guys... I've been away for a...

A nod and a wink guys... I've been away for a while - hanging out with my 13 year old who just returned to Chicago, rebuilding a bike and chilling in general.

I had a chance to read the blog but not...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2006
Replies: 169
Views: 8,501
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
He turned me onto a newt.

He turned me onto a newt.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-21-2006
Replies: 111
Views: 3,936
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I'm scoping out a 16/32 single speed conversion...

I'm scoping out a 16/32 single speed conversion for my Hardrock. Maybe with a Titec H-Bar.

I'll throw the Kiev, some power bars and water in my sling pack and go rolling.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-18-2006
Replies: 73
Views: 4,416
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Yes - but only if its a single speed

Yes - but only if its a single speed
Forum: Off Topic 07-12-2006
Replies: 107
Views: 3,885
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
What, did they say something like... "yellow...

What, did they say something like...

"yellow jerseys are dead"

?
Forum: Off Topic 07-08-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,667
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
when I first read th ethread I thought - "Raid...

when I first read th ethread I thought - "Raid (the spray) and Raid (the camera fellow) are most likely pronounced differently.

I also thought "Raid (the camera fellow) take those nicely saturated...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-05-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hi dmr - this is a partial bump. Just wanted to...

Hi dmr - this is a partial bump.

Just wanted to drop a note to say that more than one image is cool too.

But- I think that you should have fun posting your process for tweaking the exposure control...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-05-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 2,466
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I enjoy digital and color, but I haven't felt...

I enjoy digital and color, but I haven't felt satisfied with available/low light results. These shots are very nice and they have me rethinking chromes and camera choices.

I especially like the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-04-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Yep- Bessa R with a well adjust Jupiter...

Yep- Bessa R with a well adjust Jupiter 9.

Stoopid Stoopid Stoopid
Forum: Off Topic 07-04-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 3,418
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Okie Dokie- <wickedgrin>(I got the "pig's...

Okie Dokie-

<wickedgrin>(I got the "pig's bladders" idea from a Scotish expat)</wickedgrin>
Forum: Off Topic 07-04-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 3,418
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Like I said I came late to this thread...

Like I said I came late to this thread -

Obviously this fellow has never crossed Lawrence Taylor. Joe Theismann would like to talk with you about "egg chasing.' ;)

Here I was, all these years,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-04-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hi dmr- Just one image from the process would be...

Hi dmr-

Just one image from the process would be cool.

Didn't know that you had a Pentax SLR.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-04-2006
Replies: 295
Views: 34,896
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
"oh the humanity!" Sorry, I'm just terrified at...

"oh the humanity!"

Sorry, I'm just terrified at the site of a watch resting on it's crystal. ;)
Forum: Off Topic 07-04-2006
Replies: 84
Views: 3,418
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I've come to this way to late. So I'l just jump...

I've come to this way to late.

So I'l just jump right in and be sassy with all of you.

You're all weenies with Instamatics. So there :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-03-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 37,167
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Maybe the subtitle for this thread should be...

Maybe the subtitle for this thread should be "Let's bring some class to the classifieds."
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-02-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Absolutely amazing.

Absolutely amazing.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-02-2006
Replies: 295
Views: 34,896
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Yay! A C44 I'm not the only one here! Here's a...

Yay! A C44 I'm not the only one here!

Here's a quintet from my stable. All are shooters.

Plus an image of my Retina IIa. Also a shooter.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-02-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
OK, looks like I'll need to fix one of my own to...

OK, looks like I'll need to fix one of my own to get this going. ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-02-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
as many as you have. Allow me to add that links...

as many as you have.

Allow me to add that links are fine. I thought it would be interesting to see a lot of these in a central thread.

Bob H
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-02-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 1,646
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Meanwhile someone else probably took an image...

Meanwhile someone else probably took an image with a cell phone and posted it on myspace.com. No one notices that.

Do they?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2006
Replies: 58
Views: 3,092
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I only have none. :) Would be nice though. I...

I only have none. :)

Would be nice though. I tried to "weedle" one from my brother who claims the two he had weren't working. Two M2's he inherited from his father-in-law.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-02-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Bring us your repaired, restored, repainted and reanimated...

I have none to show of my own. I don't count my Argus C44 since that was simply a cleanup. I'm looking for inpiration.

I know that Laika has done a fantastic repaint or two or three, and that DMR...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-02-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 13,312
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I had been chasing the 85mm Culminar for a while....

I had been chasing the 85mm Culminar for a while. Then I realized that similar glass could be had with a 100mm Cintagon for my Argus C44. These go for a lot less. But the C44 places a demand on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-01-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 2,354
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Todd- My step son and mother in law just had...

Todd- My step son and mother in law just had atrip to Alaska at the end of may. I was hoping they would come back with a bunch of decent images. I loaned the step son my Canon G2 which isn't bad,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-01-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 1,646
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
In that case one could end up with more than...

In that case one could end up with more than enough cash to buy an M8 and a full compliment of lenses.

Whether or not your fingers were still operable would be another question.


:)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-30-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,897
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
It's a great...

It's a great Combo-

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=9974&cat=4891

Add some Ilford XP Super 2 to that combo and you will be a very happy photographer.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-30-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I would say treat it as business as usual and...

I would say treat it as business as usual and send all our Kodachrome to Dwayne's. That way their management will understand our commitment and enthusiasm.

Kodak, may be maintaining the production...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-29-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Here's a pair from the Gaslamp District

Here's a pair from the Gaslamp District
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-29-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,916
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Sounds a heck of a lot like the digital Canonet I...

Sounds a heck of a lot like the digital Canonet I proposed a while back. :)
Forum: Off Topic 06-29-2006
Replies: 78
Views: 5,077
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
You first... :) I'll use my $5 for some Shantou...

You first... :) I'll use my $5 for some Shantou Era ;).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-29-2006
Replies: 1,035
Views: 271,065
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I thought that might be the case. Then I realized...

I thought that might be the case. Then I realized that I could hear a kind of spring like "tink" sound with each of the clicks. I wondered if I had not mounted the lens correctly, After looking it up...
Forum: Off Topic 06-29-2006
Replies: 78
Views: 5,077
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I've had all of 2 run-ins with Bill. Both were...

I've had all of 2 run-ins with Bill. Both were heated, and both were based on opposing points of view. I've had many more exchanges with Bill that were both positive, and supportive.

I watched as...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-28-2006
Replies: 1,035
Views: 271,065
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
My j12 from Alex Photo in Ukraine arrived, along...

My j12 from Alex Photo in Ukraine arrived, along with two extra take-up spools and a yellow filter. The lens is ok, but kind of clicks through at three points of the focus rotation.

The skin in the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-28-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Dave! Good to see you! Glad you and your...

Dave! Good to see you!

Glad you and your household made it through.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-27-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Jano- If you are down San Diego way, go to...

Jano- If you are down San Diego way, go to Gaslamp Photo on Market Street, next to Hooter's (stop there and get chicken wings and a beer while your negatives are developed). They will also scan to CD...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 2,487
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
These two are giants, titans even. I don't think...

These two are giants, titans even. I don't think either photographer would have committed a critique without something behind it.

The Flickr "delete me" thread had quite a few comments that seemed...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 2,487
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
That is hillarious. I'm not trying to be a jerk...

That is hillarious.

I'm not trying to be a jerk but this is the first time I've actually enjoyed one of our HCB threads.

I think Mssr. Bresson is having a laugh, from the void, at all critics.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Even 1 gig these days seems like barely enough....

Even 1 gig these days seems like barely enough. Both XP and OS X can consume their large-ish share of RAM. Try running Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and any microsoft app concurrently and you will be in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Sounds like something that happens you have a bad...

Sounds like something that happens you have a bad cold.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Nice touch Ian. (pun intended) Just to point up...

Nice touch Ian. (pun intended)

Just to point up "Dave's" generosity, he spent the better part of a day last year, online with me, posting images of what to look for in the guts of an old school...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
When there is reference to 4-way, does this mean...

When there is reference to 4-way, does this mean that it is a "Quad" core? Or, is it 4 distinct processors?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hey Joe- Thanks for the update. Dave is a good...

Hey Joe- Thanks for the update. Dave is a good guy and goes a long way to help the rest of us with our aging cameras.

If I recall correctly, he and sue are involved in Greyhound rescue. For me, this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-24-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I shoot buildings. A lot. Maybe I am...

I shoot buildings. A lot.

Maybe I am pretentious. :)

Wow, I've arrived.

Oh sheesh, I've got my pet cat in my avatar and it's taken with a digicam.

Ban me quick.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I think Kong needs a down vest.

I think Kong needs a down vest.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
When it comes to resolution - size does matter...

When it comes to resolution - size does matter (we need a "poker face" icon)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Winter would be excellent, with long shadows.

Winter would be excellent, with long shadows.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
:) you think I would just go for a camera? No way...

:) you think I would just go for a camera? No way man.

There's a girl I never said I'm sorry to and some stock that should have been sold, the funds moved to real estate in Northern VA.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Now, this is something I could see developing an...

Now, this is something I could see developing an "attitude" over -
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290000805425&ssPageName=MERCOSI_VI_ROSI_PR4_PCN_BIX_Stores#ebayphotohosting
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Oh for a time machine

Oh for a time machine
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
A bit like Clint Eastwood's man with no...

A bit like Clint Eastwood's man with no name...

"Don't laugh at my mule."
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Lucky? :) Bob H

Lucky? :)

Bob H
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
YEAh, after re-reading I could see a faint trace...

YEAh, after re-reading I could see a faint trace of it ;)

The reactionary in me hasn't had enough caffiene today.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Wait... Isn't one of the benefits of open...

Wait...

Isn't one of the benefits of open discourse and debate about building consensus?

Or are we in in bizzaro world?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I'm not seeking a single viewpoint, just calling...

I'm not seeking a single viewpoint, just calling attention to the elephant on the table- I present the following...

QUOTATION: Snobbery is not the same thing as pride of class. Pride of class may...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Is it hips that he's shooting from? Or is he...

Is it hips that he's shooting from? Or is he shooting bull...

To declare oneself as the best and others as "little people" is the very height of snobbery. A true elitist wouldn't have a such a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Little people? Petty Lives? Wow.

Little people? Petty Lives?

Wow.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-21-2006
Replies: 129
Views: 5,219
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Having the best equipment doesn't make the snob....

Having the best equipment doesn't make the snob. But one can be a snob about their "brand"- be it Canonet, FSU or Leica.

I would say it's the owner, not the camera. Kind of like pit bulls and their...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-21-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 3,904
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Foiled again, by a chemist! Hah! :) Thanks for...

Foiled again, by a chemist! Hah!

:)
Thanks for the info.

Flitz gives off an ammonia smell, along with something that smells like fuel. Maybe the ammonia in Flitz is doing the work of removing the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-20-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 3,904
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Actually, the green goop (copper oxide which is...

Actually, the green goop (copper oxide which is relesed from the brass) will dissolve a bit with white vinegar (tried it) then follow up with Flitz which will knock it out entirely. Flitz will also...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-18-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,105
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I enjoy my Jupiter 8. But, I miss the sharpness...

I enjoy my Jupiter 8. But, I miss the sharpness my (former) Industar 61 L/D when shooting vintage cars or old hotel signs. There is so much sunlight here that I dont usually feel I need the extra 1...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-17-2006
Replies: 73
Views: 19,715
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Canvas will rot evntually. Wet or dry it, will...

Canvas will rot evntually. Wet or dry it, will break down. As Finder said it does create it's own dust. Looks cool, but it has a much shorter half life than nylon.

I started a thread about a nylon...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-16-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 2,117
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hi Jim- One of the members here, Russ Pinchbeck,...

Hi Jim- One of the members here, Russ Pinchbeck, has a site wherein he described how to relube old FSU lenses. Including the J9.

http://www3.telus.net/public/rpnchbck/lens%20and%20optics.html

I was...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-16-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 4,070
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hi Kim- Thanks for summing up what is right about...

Hi Kim- Thanks for summing up what is right about RFF so perfectly.

I've seen other posts recently advocating rude discorse as being "lively" and "honest." I have a feeling that few of these...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-15-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I'm not sure that Bill Mattock was banned. From...

I'm not sure that Bill Mattock was banned. From what I read he chose to move on for reasons mentioned in the link posted in #9 of this thread.

Others have and are moving on. For various reasons.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 2,916
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
That "Bill guy" HAS CHARACTER

That "Bill guy" HAS CHARACTER
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Thanks fellas- I'm an APUG member but haven't...

Thanks fellas- I'm an APUG member but haven't subscribed yet. Very freindly bunch over there - and knowledgeable.

Thanks for the heads up for Nelsonphoto and Brian Sweeny site.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-14-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I find myself wanting a forum for fully manual...

I find myself wanting a forum for fully manual SLR's. I enjoy my old Canon FD's and have been eyeing old spotmatics and FSU M42 lenses.

Seems like the only other site out there is PNET.

Is anyone...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-14-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hey - I've done the same with a Kiev, an Argus,...

Hey - I've done the same with a Kiev, an Argus, an Electro 35 and a FED. Almost did it again this morning.

The Bessa's aren't alone in this respect. When I had my Bessa R (still kicking myself) I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-13-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I bought sr44s to use in a Bessa R, seemed to...

I bought sr44s to use in a Bessa R, seemed to last a lot longer than the alkalines.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-13-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 2,752
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I would not disagree with that. But don't quote...

I would not disagree with that. But don't quote me on it :)

I'm in a "Washington" kind of mood.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-13-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 2,752
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I've often wondered about the spelling of...

I've often wondered about the spelling of "whoosies."

I won't go into other spellings I've seen because it leads to etymological discourse on the origins of the term as a coloquial description of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Thanks Gene- Missed the link. Totally got the...

Thanks Gene- Missed the link.

Totally got the "Toothless" image.

I have an old C44 that I enjoy and have some Vintage car shots I've grabbed with it. The lens does well with color, and I actually...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Nope. But there are Argus users! Do you have a...

Nope. But there are Argus users!

Do you have a blue C3?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-12-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
A little music to go with the...

A little music to go with the celebration.
http://context.themoscowtimes.com/story/168548/
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 6,178
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Curt edge :)

Curt edge :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 2,752
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Yes, but he still "cuts to the quick" it's just...

Yes, but he still "cuts to the quick" it's just warm and gushy.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 2,236
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
It is superior when you can get it and when you...

It is superior when you can get it and when you can get it developed.

"Enjoy yourself... It's later than you think"
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 2,752
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Slagging it out online just isn't worth it. It...

Slagging it out online just isn't worth it. It gets real stupid real fast. I should know.

Why bother? You want a good debate? Hold one in person over a beer or two. It's more demanding when you are...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-12-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
200,000 police? What city? Holy Cow.

200,000 police? What city? Holy Cow.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
OK - Last time I'll pimp this diaper bag... I...

OK - Last time I'll pimp this diaper bag...

I took some photos this morning at work (I'm here way too early - had to drop off my step-son at the airport in the wee hours). Nothing else to do at the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I'm guessing these might have seen use in South...

I'm guessing these might have seen use in South East Asia. 'Nam maybe?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 4,429
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Either that, or a kidney. When I saw the...

Either that, or a kidney.

When I saw the thumbnail image I thought it was a wine sack, like those used in the early seventies to take Madiera into concerts.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Actually It doesn't have dividers like a Domke....

Actually It doesn't have dividers like a Domke. More like flat pockets on the inner wallls. But, if you wander off into another part of the store you can find small soft lunch bags (in black) made of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 2,685
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Amen Brother! Can I get an Amen? I am keeping my...

Amen Brother! Can I get an Amen?

I am keeping my FD Glass.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 2,769
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
My best camera bag to date was found at Target

It isn't leather. Will hold any camera or two. Comes in black or olive. And best of all...

It's found in the baby section at Target.

It's a diaper bag for $18 US. It's called the Midi Coordinate...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2006
Replies: 53
Views: 2,436
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I have never been off of North America. Never...

I have never been off of North America. Never made it happen.

Right now I want to go to Orca Island. I had been there once, 9 years ago. I want to take my wife. Frankly, I would like to go there and...
Forum: Off Topic 06-10-2006
Replies: 64
Views: 3,895
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
John, I would be extremely dissapointed not to...

John, I would be extremely dissapointed not to see you around here. Especially since I don't get out to Dundee much. You were one of the first people to welcome me here over a year ago.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-10-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,012
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Why identify his pants. He is... Picasso! Do I...

Why identify his pants. He is... Picasso!

Do I have to quote the Jonathan Richman tune?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-09-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 1,952
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
How about a Bessa R2 with a 35mm Skopar and some...

How about a Bessa R2 with a 35mm Skopar and some XP2 super?

Hey, it could work.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-09-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,012
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Brother- Should she call, I'll likely use my one...

Brother- Should she call, I'll likely use my one "get out of jail free" card my wife dispensed to me just in case I met Catherine Zeta Jones.

As for FEDs and Pablo, are any of his photos published?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-09-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,012
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Wait didn't you hear? He lived in two time zones....

Wait didn't you hear? He lived in two time zones. :)


I heard Scully was asking for my phone number.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-09-2006
Replies: 45
Views: 3,016
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Actually, the craft has been left to... the...

Actually, the craft has been left to...

the crafty
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-09-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,012
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
That, my comrades, is the shadow of another...

That, my comrades, is the shadow of another person, out of frame. Off stage left.
Forum: Off Topic 06-09-2006
Replies: 64
Views: 3,895
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Sorry to hear this, we've lost more than a few of...

Sorry to hear this, we've lost more than a few of the best members. IMHO

I'm not sure why I'm reading this thread. It's probably morbid interest. Like trying not to watch an impending wreck.

To...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,961
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Raid- From what I've seen of your gallery I think...

Raid- From what I've seen of your gallery I think you going to enjoy having your work displayed.

I took a quick look and I really enjoy the rich color and composition.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 2,710
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Depends on the camera for me. A year ago I wanted...

Depends on the camera for me. A year ago I wanted to paint all my "Russians" black. I've backed away from the paint can for now.

Nearly all of my oldies are going to be spared from "pimping," save...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-08-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,012
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Looks like Comrade Pablo got along fine with an...

Looks like Comrade Pablo got along fine with an I26.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
First I saw the post about the Weegee show. Then...

First I saw the post about the Weegee show. Then I noticed an avatar change.

Jeepers Bill. Looks like self sensorship going on over there in NC.

Hope that's gaffers tape.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-07-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
It looks like an old "Corgi" toy.

It looks like an old "Corgi" toy.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-07-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Yellow Submarine

I haven't completely lost my mind (although it feels like it on 3 hrs of sleep)

Found this and had to share-
http://www.fedka.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=26&products_id=336
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-07-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,894
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hello Russ -- Thanks for getting this article...

Hello Russ -- Thanks for getting this article posted again. I had been looking for it last week.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 4,429
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I haven't settled on a go to camera for daily...

I haven't settled on a go to camera for daily use-
But there is either one in my brief case or a cheapo in my desk drawer at work every day.

Canonet 28 (in the drawer)
Yashica GSN or Professional (2...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 520
Views: 26,277
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I don't have on my usual variation of a Godzilla...

I don't have on my usual variation of a Godzilla image.

For now it's me and the youngest of my family of 3 cats and the most demanding.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 2,246
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Same here. Heck, I may never even get an...

Same here. Heck, I may never even get an opportunity to shoot with an RF645.

Cheers!

Bob H
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 2,246
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I'll even bet you can use an M.

I'll even bet you can use an M.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,550
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
If you wore black all the time you might be...

If you wore black all the time you might be mistaken for a web designer.

The horror ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 2,246
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Jusy install Nvidia drivers - that will hobble it.

Jusy install Nvidia drivers - that will hobble it.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 2,246
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
It's all in how it's expressed. It never seemed...

It's all in how it's expressed. It never seemed like you were a whiner.

A lot of members come here with film and camera problems. We comment on our experience and someone else offers insight. It's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Since you scan your own you may be able to get...

Since you scan your own you may be able to get better results than the lab. One thing I think you will notice is grain in the underexposed images.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,550
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... I'm trying to get him to sell...

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... I'm trying to get him to sell us his slide film. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,550
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
More than my heart would break, my psyche would...

More than my heart would break, my psyche would be very much at sea until it found equilibrium.

There are so many things that color gives us emotionally and practically. I would be mostly disturbed...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-03-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hey Russ! Thanks. I will if I get hung up.

Hey Russ! Thanks. I will if I get hung up.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-03-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
It's more wrong not to have it. Certainly.

It's more wrong not to have it. Certainly.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-03-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Some people are never satisfied :)

Some people are never satisfied :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-03-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Kubanoid's shipping costs are better than most....

Kubanoid's shipping costs are better than most.

I won't be buying another camera just now. I've already ordered a new skin from Aki-Asahi. I'll be getting a new take-up spool from Alex soon...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-03-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
The thread owner is Joe - our very own moderator...

The thread owner is Joe - our very own moderator and friendly sherrif. It's all cool.

There'll be no gunfights in this bunkhouse - pardner.

Besides if this were the Spanish Inquisitions, we'd have...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-03-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
OK, I'm insane - I've decided to go in. I'm...

OK, I'm insane - I've decided to go in. I'm printing out intsructions from Rick Oleseon and the Kiev Survival site.

Time to get out the welding goggles and start up the "Jacobs Ladder" along with...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-03-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Yeah - some mornings that's the song that gets me...

Yeah - some mornings that's the song that gets me going.

Other days - "All Along the Watchtower"

:)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-03-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Kiev Problems...

I got a Kiev as a birthday present and my first roll of film from it was developed today. I have light leaks and what appears to be a sluggish shutter. The rangefinder appears to be off at infinity...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-02-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,147
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
How about solid stocks, which would you pick?

How about solid stocks, which would you pick?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-02-2006
Replies: 68
Views: 4,540
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Booyah! Thanks!

Booyah!

Thanks!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-02-2006
Replies: 40
Views: 3,859
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Those must be some very large pockets supported...

Those must be some very large pockets supported by a good belt. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-02-2006
Replies: 81
Views: 5,623
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
There is a six in the classifieds. I'm not usre...

There is a six in the classifieds. I'm not usre about the differences in models.

One piece of advise the guy gave me was that the handle is hard to come by and if you can, get one as it makes a big...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-02-2006
Replies: 81
Views: 5,623
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Kowa Super 66. I guy I used to work with bought...

Kowa Super 66.

I guy I used to work with bought up 3 on ebay last year. He used to be a sales person at a camera shop in the 70's and had one then. These were his way of getting back to film.

The...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-02-2006
Replies: 40
Views: 3,859
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Get the Bessa R- I had one and I sold it... I...

Get the Bessa R- I had one and I sold it...

I regret that I did. Color me stupid.

The viewfinder is difficult to beat in that price range. There's a universe of very nice used LTM lenses to be used...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-02-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hi- If you have Photohsop or Gimp you could use...

Hi- If you have Photohsop or Gimp you could use what is described in the following thread.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10676&highlight=high+pass+sharpening

I'm not sure...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-02-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Thanks Ruben- I have Alex bookmarked permanently,...

Thanks Ruben- I have Alex bookmarked permanently, he is a very good seller. I almost bought from that very listing last night but decided to wait to order more from him so that the shipping is worth...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-02-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Salut! I wish I could raise a glass of Aquavit...

Salut! I wish I could raise a glass of Aquavit with you but we have none in San Diego.

Have a great day!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-01-2006
Replies: 68
Views: 4,540
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Muhahahah- I've loaded my newly acquired Kiev 4a...

Muhahahah- I've loaded my newly acquired Kiev 4a and it's an f8 kind of day.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-01-2006
Replies: 40
Views: 3,043
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
If you look in the classifieds sections you can...

If you look in the classifieds sections you can gather a rough idea of how it is beginning to work.

By reviewing each category you will see red "Sold!" labels. You can also see the post date. When...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-01-2006
Replies: 66
Views: 3,141
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
off and on topic at once- When I was a wee art...

off and on topic at once-

When I was a wee art student, we decided one year that it would be a great excercise to have a bonfire - with our work. When I say we I mean our teachers decided. A "Royal...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 05-31-2006
Replies: 127
Views: 29,824
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
It waas indeed an Argus C3, the only mods were in...

It waas indeed an Argus C3, the only mods were in post production.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-31-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Yes- I have this one book marked already in case...

Yes- I have this one book marked already in case I can't get one closer to home. The shipping costs as much as the spool. I may just order more than one item from Alex.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-30-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I've got a makeshift take-up spool made from an...

I've got a makeshift take-up spool made from an old film casette take-up spool.

I've noticed that the comstruction of the Kiev spool allows the film to double back through the spindle.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-30-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Kiev Spool

I am a new owner of an old kiev 4a that is missing a take-up spool. Does anyone out there have the real thing. I have a makeshift one in it now.

I will gladly pay a fair price Hopefully there is one...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-30-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Bloody heck! I've cut myself on that. Very...

Bloody heck! I've cut myself on that.

Very nice.

Maybe my kiev 4a should go to Oleg for a visit. The viewfinder is hazy and out of alignment. I have no clue yet if it hits all the timing mark dead...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-29-2006
Replies: 73
Views: 4,283
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Sure bring it on :) But, if I show up in Brisbee...

Sure bring it on :)

But, if I show up in Brisbee you have to show me around for half a day. ;)

Kidding, send it along when you have a chance.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-29-2006
Replies: 73
Views: 4,283
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Way to go Ted! A convert. Does that make you a...

Way to go Ted! A convert. Does that make you a missionary? :)
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2006
Replies: 88
Views: 3,866
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I realy miss my old Rollei projector. I tried to...

I realy miss my old Rollei projector. I tried to give it to one of my step sons (who thinks film is the bees knees) and he didn't really want it.

It was left behind in my move west. Darn it.
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Let's try to agree on something - any kind of...

Let's try to agree on something - any kind of bashing gets old.

Especially if it is based on inadequate knowledge.
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I hear you DMR, a couple of folks at my office do...

I hear you DMR, a couple of folks at my office do the same thing. Yet they don't even understand the latest gear.

It's all one-upsmanship. I like to call it "who can mark the highest on the fire...
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Frankly- there are many digital users here. So,...

Frankly- there are many digital users here. So, to call everyone out is a little overboard.

How do you think we scan?
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-29-2006
Replies: 2,236
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 253,627
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
User: FrankS Pleasure to deal with, patient and...

User: FrankS

Pleasure to deal with, patient and ernest. I now have nice Retina IIa in my collection of oldies.

Thanks Frank!


Bob
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2006
Replies: 88
Views: 3,866
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
They are all getting "tats" and pretending they...

They are all getting "tats" and pretending they aren't sheep. :)
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2006
Replies: 88
Views: 3,866
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I think it's more about an apparent inability to...

I think it's more about an apparent inability to recognize something mechanical. Kind of an amusement on our part, really.

I kind of think that most of us on this forum have a little McGuyver in us....
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2006
Replies: 88
Views: 3,866
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Funny isn't it. Digital is so new, so unfinished...

Funny isn't it. Digital is so new, so unfinished - yet so many think it is the only game out there.

I rememder using a sony casette walkman on a flight in the early 90's and the attendant didn't get...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-28-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Some of everything!

Some of everything!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-28-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 1,662
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Here it is!

Here it is!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-28-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 3,187
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hi Daniel- I'm interested in XTOL but haven't...

Hi Daniel- I'm interested in XTOL but haven't developed film in 30+ years. What are your impressions of it?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-28-2006
Replies: 5,602
Views: 988,038
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I'm looking forward to the first roll of film out...

I'm looking forward to the first roll of film out of it. Karen has wrapped it for my birthday celebration which will happen tomorrow, now that everyone is back in town. I'm hoping that any light...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-28-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hi There! Welcome!

Hi There! Welcome!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-28-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 1,662
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Happy Birthday Jan! There's a Red Trolley Ale in...

Happy Birthday Jan!

There's a Red Trolley Ale in San Diego with your name on it!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-28-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 2,106
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
A note- The Graham Flint and Clifford Ross's...

A note-

The Graham Flint and Clifford Ross's work are two seperate projects.

The gigapixel camera was developed by physicist Graham flint who had built cameras for the Hubble. He is using his...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-27-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I'll vouch for newegg as well. They picked up on...

I'll vouch for newegg as well.

They picked up on Amazon's bag, they have multiple distribution centers and buy in volume. Makes for great prices and swift delivery

While you're there spec out a PC...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-27-2006
Replies: 79
Views: 14,329
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
This is definitely a fun thread to watch. :)

This is definitely a fun thread to watch. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-27-2006
Replies: 5,602
Views: 988,038
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
That Isolette looks very nice. Who did the...

That Isolette looks very nice. Who did the bellows?

I just got home from a morning meeting and brought home a treat for the wife. Sitting on my work bench was the following...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-26-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
No one mentioned that it is a Manx! That does...

No one mentioned that it is a Manx!

That does seem like a decent price. Someone on that side of the planet could have a very nice deal.
Forum: Nikon RF 05-25-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 3,117
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
We could use one of those magic computers that...

We could use one of those magic computers that are so prevalent on TV here. You know, the kind that "finds" resolution where there is none.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-25-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 2,924
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
A bizzare thought just leaped into my head. (I...

A bizzare thought just leaped into my head. (I know- Some of you are thinking "that's not unusual for Bob")

It is based on something said a couple of posts back. Kodak could reopen the "Retina" line...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-25-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 1,565
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I have one already :) Good stuff

I have one already :)

Good stuff
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-25-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 2,924
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I remember an 80's ska tune- "Enjoy Yourself,...

I remember an 80's ska tune-

"Enjoy Yourself, It's later than you think." Was it the Specials?

Anyway, I think it expresses how I'm feeling about film. Use it and enjoy it while it's here.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-25-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 1,565
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I know this has been answered before, but it was...

I know this has been answered before, but it was long ago. What lens hood fits the Kiev version of the j8? The same as the LTM version?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-25-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 2,924
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
CEOs come and go. Corporations tend to keep their...

CEOs come and go. Corporations tend to keep their momentum.

That is unless you are Enron, or Anderson Consulting.

Maybe there is hope for Kodak, CEO are judged by Boards who can often have a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-25-2006
Replies: 68
Views: 4,540
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Translation- Moskva - Da! Zenit - Nyet!

Translation-

Moskva - Da!

Zenit - Nyet!
Forum: Nikon RF 05-24-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 3,117
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Wait - wasn't Tito Puentes a...

Wait - wasn't Tito Puentes a percussionist?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tito_Puente
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-24-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 1,703
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
How about a Kiev/Llada?

How about a Kiev/Llada?
Forum: Yashica RF 05-24-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Bugs? in the case? Probably was found in a...

Bugs? in the case?

Probably was found in a dumpter dive.

ick
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-24-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 1,703
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Pretty darn cheezy

Pretty darn cheezy
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-24-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOh, Gordon I'm Jealous. Nice shots...

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOh, Gordon I'm Jealous. Nice shots of some nice autos.

That J8 performs very nicely. The photographer isn't so bad either.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2006
Replies: 5,602
Views: 988,038
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
The soft highlight bloom? Oh yeah, said I was...

The soft highlight bloom? Oh yeah, said I was bored- that happened in photoshop when I got carried away with layers and gaussian blur. Yep, corny.

It's a lot like the way everything looks to me...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2006
Replies: 5,602
Views: 988,038
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
shot this since I'm at home with conjunctivitus...

shot this since I'm at home with conjunctivitus and bored.

Started out as a "cameras and coffee" and ended up looking like something from a police report.
Forum: Yashica RF 05-23-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Just look for a 55mm lens cap in plastic or metal...

Just look for a 55mm lens cap in plastic or metal and you are good to go
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I'm not trying to be a wise guy, but I always...

I'm not trying to be a wise guy, but I always imagined that a Leica with a visoflex would look like a steam locomotive once a long lens was mounted on it..

I've never seen one fully set up.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-22-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I am beginning to think that the only pristine...

I am beginning to think that the only pristine thread that remains is the "cameras and coffee" thread.

Most likely due to its good beginnings.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-22-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 2,318
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
When I first came to RFF All I had were digital...

When I first came to RFF All I had were digital and SLR images. I posted a few and was politely told that it's about rangefinders.

Only the SLR images will return here since I can post in the Non RF...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-22-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Remember all of the major 3 "photographic"...

Remember all of the major 3 "photographic" corporations are raising prices on their goods. Fuji and Ilford are doing it as well.

I'm betting it's a matter time before all do.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Happy Birthday! Wishing you good light and good...

Happy Birthday! Wishing you good light and good luck!
Forum: Off Topic 05-22-2006
Replies: 86
Views: 7,963
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
it's all grey to me - or is that gray?

it's all grey to me - or is that gray?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-22-2006
Replies: 68
Views: 4,540
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Waiting on a reply to a PM sent Friday. Main...

Waiting on a reply to a PM sent Friday.

Main thing I'm hearing - keep it fun :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
With material costs rising the way they have been...

With material costs rising the way they have been over the years, I have expected rising prices on most goods.

Sounds as though Kodak and Fuji have been shouldering the inflation as part of their...
Forum: Off Topic 05-22-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 3,568
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Hi all- I din't mean for this to became a Mac Vs....

Hi all- I din't mean for this to became a Mac Vs. the world discussion. I feel responsible for that. What I am promoting is that there is a lot out there for whatever computing preference you might...
Forum: Off Topic 05-21-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 3,568
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I can't leave this one alone- Sorry guys... Dell...

I can't leave this one alone- Sorry guys...

Dell and HP are hardware companies. Without Microsoft they are next to nothing.

Apple - A very shrewd company that without it's software - would be...
Forum: Off Topic 05-21-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 3,568
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
What ever I don't think I'm the only person...

What ever

I don't think I'm the only person holding this belief.

Do note - I don't think Macs are bad
Forum: Off Topic 05-21-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 3,568
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
They can file whatever they want. The SEC will...

They can file whatever they want. The SEC will not stop them. They do make computers.

With every one of their PC's (yes, they are PC's - personal computers) they ship a whopping amount of software....
Forum: Off Topic 05-21-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 3,568
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
Nope. Not really. I will argue that they are a...

Nope. Not really.

I will argue that they are a software company par excellence. One that is supported hugely by a line of hardware that has only a little to do with business computing.

The iPod.
Forum: Off Topic 05-21-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 3,568
Posted By Fedzilla_Bob
I had a Power Computing mac. It was decent...

I had a Power Computing mac. It was decent enough. Loved the price at the time and it was better than Windows based PC offerings at that time.

Apple claimed that those products hurt their brand. I...
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