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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
Satan's...

Satan's brother?


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49623695217_bfb7167e16_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iB5pJ2)Nikon D800 (https://flic.kr/p/2iB5pJ2) by F4ronnie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-17-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,468
Posted By ronnies
If you can find a Nikkor 50-135mm f/3.5 they are...

If you can find a Nikkor 50-135mm f/3.5 they are very good (but quite scarce).

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-10-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,576
Posted By ronnies
I have a very solidly made Ricoh XR-2 that I like...

I have a very solidly made Ricoh XR-2 that I like using.

Ronnie
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-23-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By ronnies
Does this help any? This one was stuck off but...

Does this help any? This one was stuck off but maybe a similar problem?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/rwrede/sets/72157648755232145/with/15508869066/

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-15-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By ronnies
That's what I have on my Contax mount Jupiter...

That's what I have on my Contax mount Jupiter 12.


https://live.staticflickr.com/1594/26111040923_551498c38c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FMkULK)Jupiter 12 rear cap Kiev (https://flic.kr/p/FMkULK) by...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-24-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,656
Posted By ronnies
My small list: Konica C35 Minolta Hi-Matic...

My small list:
Konica C35
Minolta Hi-Matic F
Canon Canonet (original model)
Rank Mamiya
Canon Canonet QL17 GIII
Yashica Electro 35 GT


I also have a 120 fixed lens rangefinder, an Ensign 220...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-17-2019
Replies: 194
Views: 39,378
Posted By ronnies
Nice ! I have the same model (earlier in the...

Nice ! I have the same model (earlier in the thread) :-)


Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-01-2019
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
Thanks, Pan ! Ronnie

Thanks, Pan !


Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-31-2019
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
My F2 has a new...

My F2 has a new head...


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48425076872_44b16c2d00_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gMabfu)Nikon F2A (https://flic.kr/p/2gMabfu) by F4ronnie...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2019
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
A DP-11 for my F2 which previously only had a...

A DP-11 for my F2 which previously only had a DW-2.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-26-2019
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
Latest...

Latest acquisitions:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47937403978_4b580bd938_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g34J69)Canon EOS 300 (https://flic.kr/p/2g34J69) by F4ronnie...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-03-2019
Replies: 283
Views: 74,965
Posted By ronnies
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1787/29215595978_f0...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1787/29215595978_f0ca91c256_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LvFyQ3)Nikon F2 (https://flic.kr/p/LvFyQ3) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-29-2018
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
Never though I'd find one of these in a Charity...

Never though I'd find one of these in a Charity Shop.


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1787/29215595978_f0ca91c256_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LvFyQ3)Nikon F2 (https://flic.kr/p/LvFyQ3) by F4ronnie...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2018
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Rescued a Nikon F2 with DW-2 finder from a...

Rescued a Nikon F2 with DW-2 finder from a charity shop in Edinburgh. Probably need to find an eye level finder for it though.

Ronnie
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By ronnies
Seconded. Ronnie

Seconded.

Ronnie
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 3,558
Posted By ronnies
My Flickr album of photgraphic related shops etc...

My Flickr album of photgraphic related shops etc in Edinburgh. The only ones left are Camerabase/Cameratiks, Calumet (now branded as Wex), A&M, JP Camera Repair and the Jessops in Castle...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-12-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 940
Posted By ronnies
Tried a Sony A7 EVF (can't remember which model...

Tried a Sony A7 EVF (can't remember which model though) in a shop and found there was still enough delay when moving the camera about to make me feel slightly seasick. Not sure if that would be...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-21-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By ronnies
Since it sounds like you are operating it...

Since it sounds like you are operating it correctly I'm thinking the switch isn't recognizing it's set to 2 or 10 but thinks it's on A. A repair job I think.

Ronnie
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-08-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 10,424
Posted By ronnies
That's a Yashica Electro 35 not a Canon...

That's a Yashica Electro 35 not a Canon QL17.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-02-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By ronnies
G lenses will work on an F90 but since there is...

G lenses will work on an F90 but since there is no aperture ring A and M modes will have limited functionality. P and S should be fine though.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By ronnies
That may be normal. I know the F4 was...

That may be normal. I know the F4 was well-advanced and does support AF-S lenses even though there were none around at the time. Not sure if the F90x supports AF-S. Nothing to do with D or G....
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2017
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
A Nikon MD-12. So now all I need is a camera to...

A Nikon MD-12.

So now all I need is a camera to fit it...

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-29-2017
Replies: 864
Views: 148,264
Posted By ronnies
The MR2 is threaded for the F/F2 type cable...

The MR2 is threaded for the F/F2 type cable release.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,723
Posted By ronnies
It's an FT as Erik said. Set the ASA next to the...

It's an FT as Erik said. Set the ASA next to the lens maximum aperture I think.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By ronnies
The one ring 80-200 AFD doesn't have a focus...

The one ring 80-200 AFD doesn't have a focus motor.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-11-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By ronnies
I don't seem to have issues with mine at 200mm...

I don't seem to have issues with mine at 200mm but then I don't use it at f/2.8 all the time.

Then you have the problem of defining "acceptably sharp".

Ronnie
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-27-2017
Replies: 98
Views: 10,867
Posted By ronnies
My experience of EVFs isn't good. Admittedly...

My experience of EVFs isn't good. Admittedly I've only tried them in shops and maybe I've not tried the best. The last one I tried was a Sony A7 of some description. The main problem I have is the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2017
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
AF-Nikkor 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5D. Ronnie

AF-Nikkor 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5D.

Ronnie
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 05-17-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 12,570
Posted By ronnies
Surely it's a short telephoto of 75mm or 80mm...

Surely it's a short telephoto of 75mm or 80mm depending on what you have on the camera. The focal length won't change at all.

Ronnie
Forum: Travel 05-16-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 4,749
Posted By ronnies
<pedant> In Scotland it's whisky not whiskey...

<pedant>
In Scotland it's whisky not whiskey (Irish/American spelling) :-)
</pedant>

:-D

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-10-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,362
Posted By ronnies
There's a matching Nikkor 28-50/3.5 too. Ronnie

There's a matching Nikkor 28-50/3.5 too.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-08-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,362
Posted By ronnies
I have the 04B and the focusing barrel does not...

I have the 04B and the focusing barrel does not interfere with fitted filters or hoods. I think the 03B is the same. Another Tamron zoom to consider is the 28-50/3.5-4.5, my copy is really quite...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-27-2017
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
My latest...

My latest Zenit:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2848/34265113416_d0dfc9244a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UcTErw)Zenit B (https://flic.kr/p/UcTErw) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-19-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,506
Posted By ronnies
It's been withdrawn due to an error in the...

It's been withdrawn due to an error in the listing. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-05-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 1,812
Posted By ronnies
Lens and body caps....

Lens and body caps. :-)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1633/26688690986_e0f37ae76a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GEow1A)Contaflex lens cap (https://flic.kr/p/GEow1A) by F4ronnie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-28-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By ronnies
No you don't. At least not as you described it...

No you don't. At least not as you described it in the first post. :-) The meter switch is at the bottom of the shutter button mechanism under the base plate. Pulling the windon lever out just...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-26-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By ronnies
I think this is a common MX problem with the...

I think this is a common MX problem with the meter contacts under the base plate. The spring pushing the shutter button up may not be pushing it enough to break the contact but when you lock the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-26-2017
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
It only affects the Super Multi Coated (or SMC)...

It only affects the Super Multi Coated (or SMC) Takumars which allow full aperture metering on the Sptmatic F. Super Takumars should be ok on the Zenit.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-15-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,469
Posted By ronnies
I got my replacement MS-21 on evilBay so they do...

I got my replacement MS-21 on evilBay so they do appear there occasionally.

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-11-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By ronnies
Is it an adapter for the Cokin square filter...

Is it an adapter for the Cokin square filter system?

Ronnie
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-08-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3,235
Posted By ronnies
With the flash attached and switched on, does the...

With the flash attached and switched on, does the aperture selected in the viewfinder change as you focus? Just wondering if the camera isn't detecting the flash. Maybe even try setting the camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 2,043
Posted By ronnies
No left handed thread is complete without...

No left handed thread is complete without Exactas.

https://c5.staticflickr.com/7/6059/6296127180_ee60c33f0a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aAnifU)EXA 1c (https://flic.kr/p/aAnifU) by F4ronnie...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2016
Replies: 163
Views: 107,141
Posted By ronnies
Here's an album of the current state of all the...

Here's an album of the current state of all the old camera shops in Edinburgh.

https://flic.kr/s/aHsk4Z3vCz

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2016
Replies: 214
Views: 15,785
Posted By ronnies
My latest rescue...

My latest rescue case:
https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5716/31247476842_9d15998545_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PBeudJ)Yashica Electro 35 GT (https://flic.kr/p/PBeudJ) by F4ronnie...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-30-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By ronnies
I tried this for a while. A kodak film canister...

I tried this for a while. A kodak film canister lid with a Fuji one glued on the front as a "handle". The glue didn't stick but it did work for a while. The kodak cap (the same as the one on the...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-21-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,492
Posted By ronnies
Great to see my Rollei/Mamiya photo popping up...

Great to see my Rollei/Mamiya photo popping up again. :-)

The photo doesn't really show the weight difference though. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-18-2016
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Yashica Electro 35 GT. Battery adapter cobbled...

Yashica Electro 35 GT. Battery adapter cobbled together and it seems to work fine other than the shutter blades not fully opening (they nearly do) so flash doesn't yet work. Not sure if exercise...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By ronnies
Note that the F4 and F5 (I think) are limited to...

Note that the F4 and F5 (I think) are limited to spot metering with the waist level finders.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2016
Replies: 214
Views: 15,785
Posted By ronnies
A couple...

A couple more:

https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3076/5694006027_da6aa5371f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9FagBH)Canon Canonet G-III QL17 (https://flic.kr/p/9FagBH) by F4ronnie...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2016
Replies: 214
Views: 15,785
Posted By ronnies
Just a couple from...

Just a couple from me:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2671/3927384868_6dc0c16b34_z.jpg?zz&#x3D;1 (https://flic.kr/p/6Z3SGd)Miranda EE-2 (https://flic.kr/p/6Z3SGd) by F4ronnie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-30-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By ronnies
My 50/1.8 Series E has a stud like that which is...

My 50/1.8 Series E has a stud like that which is exactly vertical when the lens is aligned for inserting into the mount. Seems a plausible explanation for mounting lenses in the dark or without...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-30-2016
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
Correct as the lens has a preset manual aperture...

Correct as the lens has a preset manual aperture with no metering linkages at all.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-29-2016
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
My new to me Nikon F100 with an interesting...

My new to me Nikon F100 with an interesting lens.

https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5100/29380834823_81da17fe7d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LLhszD)Nikon F100 (https://flic.kr/p/LLhszD) by F4ronnie...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-22-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,194
Posted By ronnies
Closest one looks like an 85mm f/1.8. Ronnie

Closest one looks like an 85mm f/1.8.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-18-2016
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
A Nikon F100 and PC-Nikkor 28mm f/3.5. Ronnie

A Nikon F100 and PC-Nikkor 28mm f/3.5.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2016
Replies: 135
Views: 6,925
Posted By ronnies
Ditto Ronnie

Ditto

Ronnie
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-05-2016
Replies: 1,217
Views: 437,513
Posted By ronnies
Ensign 220...

Ensign 220 Auto-Range

https://c6.staticflickr.com/2/1713/25591648413_b6f7728a6f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EZrTtt)Wooden Gate (https://flic.kr/p/EZrTtt) by F4ronnie...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-27-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 33,563
Posted By ronnies
Not quite. That was only England they beat. ...

Not quite. That was only England they beat. Wales are still in there !

Ronnie (whose team Scotland didn't even qualify !!!)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 33,563
Posted By ronnies
I resent that remark! Ronnie

I resent that remark!

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-02-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,139
Posted By ronnies
A very minor point but the D700 uses the...

A very minor point but the D700 uses the EN-EL3e.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-01-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By ronnies
That's wrong I think. The D7100 can meter with...

That's wrong I think. The D7100 can meter with AI lenses. Basically if they fit and work with an FG they will fit and work with a D7100.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By ronnies
Yes it is. And the Nikkormats and possibly the...

Yes it is. And the Nikkormats and possibly the Mamiya NC1000s.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By ronnies
The OM shutter dial was round the mount on the...

The OM shutter dial was round the mount on the body and not actually on the lens itself so no extra coupling required ond only one dial per camera. :-)

The Nikkormat had exactly the same...
Forum: Off Topic 05-22-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By ronnies
So your Alfa is knackered after only 10,000...

So your Alfa is knackered after only 10,000 miles. Remind me never to buy one of those. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-19-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,570
Posted By ronnies
That's what I use too. Ronnie

That's what I use too.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,880
Posted By ronnies
I've only handled an OM-2n once, in a charity...

I've only handled an OM-2n once, in a charity shop where the mirror had locked up but I managed to unlock it using the 'B LOCK' and B setting. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,880
Posted By ronnies
No, but pushing the reset button and turning the...

No, but pushing the reset button and turning the shutter to B works on the OM-2n.

Ronnie
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2016
Replies: 363
Views: 108,523
Posted By ronnies
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1607/26647922101_b2...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1607/26647922101_b2caf289a3_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GAMyQM)Praktica L (https://flic.kr/p/GAMyQM) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-29-2016
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1567/26714155555_70...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1567/26714155555_70c22e3eaf_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GGD2JT)Nikon F3 (https://flic.kr/p/GGD2JT) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-29-2016
Replies: 194
Views: 39,378
Posted By ronnies
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1488/26107989184_b0...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1488/26107989184_b08e8d610f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FM5gAy)Kodak No.1 Autographic Junior (https://flic.kr/p/FM5gAy) by F4ronnie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-29-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 8,741
Posted By ronnies
I have exactly the same trio and am quite happy...

I have exactly the same trio and am quite happy with them.

I also have a Canon 300D I got from a charity shop but can't get used to the 3 seconds it takes to wake up from sleep !

Ronnie
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-07-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3,939
Posted By ronnies
Have you tried A&M Imaging actually in Edinburgh,...

Have you tried A&M Imaging actually in Edinburgh, just of Newhaven Road?

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-06-2016
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Nikon Series E 50mm f/1.8, second version, for my...

Nikon Series E 50mm f/1.8, second version, for my EM and a Fujica ST701, the original version, with no lens.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-26-2016
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
No, that's the Nikkormat FTn. :-) Ronnie

No, that's the Nikkormat FTn. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-22-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,387
Posted By ronnies
Have you tried it with only 6 photos? Maybe it...

Have you tried it with only 6 photos? Maybe it can only handle 6 at a time?

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2016
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
I agree. I thought mine was broken until I tried...

I agree. I thought mine was broken until I tried another one and it was the same. Probably the 'final check' system.

Ronnie
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-01-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,690
Posted By ronnies
It doesn't vary the flash output but varies the...

It doesn't vary the flash output but varies the aperture used based on focused distance.

Ronnie
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-28-2016
Replies: 194
Views: 39,378
Posted By ronnies
My Ensign 220 Auto-Range. Coupled rangefinder...

My Ensign 220 Auto-Range. Coupled rangefinder takes 120 (not 220) film for 6x6 or 6x4.5 frames.


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1629/24044906933_3d56d95a5d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CCLr7V)Ensign...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2016
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Canon FD 200mm f/2.8 and the Canon Extender FD...

Canon FD 200mm f/2.8 and the Canon Extender FD 2x-B, both from a charity shop in Edinburgh.

Ronnie
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-09-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By ronnies
Ensign 200 Auto-Range

Ok, I must be doing something stupid.

I can't get the top off my Ensign 220 Auto-Range to adjust the rangefinder. I've removed the screw in eyepieces, removed the wind on knob, removed the shutter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2016
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
An Ensign 220 Auto-Range folder. Despite the...

An Ensign 220 Auto-Range folder. Despite the name it takes 120 film for 6x6 or 6x4.5 images. Built in coupled rangefinder.

Ronnie
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,911
Posted By ronnies
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1180/5129603014_78c...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1180/5129603014_78cc65c690_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8Phygh)Contradiction (https://flic.kr/p/8Phygh) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-05-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,022
Posted By ronnies
Interesting to see the D500 is NOT on the Nikon...

Interesting to see the D500 is NOT on the Nikon UK site but everything else is.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-23-2015
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5725/23298526684_b...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5725/23298526684_b3d114fd0b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BuP3gW)
Ricoh XR-2 (https://flic.kr/p/BuP3gW) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-18-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,932
Posted By ronnies
I've got a copy of Rick Oleson's notes on...

I've got a copy of Rick Oleson's notes on disassembling the shutter speed dial and wind on. You could either ping him or I could email you a copy.

Ronnie
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-14-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,508
Posted By ronnies
EVFs might be getting better but the delay always...

EVFs might be getting better but the delay always makes me feel a bit queasy.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,549
Posted By ronnies
Conversely the F90/F90x will meter with AI and...

Conversely the F90/F90x will meter with AI and AIS lenses and the F80 will not.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-18-2015
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5657/23124051125_40...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5657/23124051125_40d1364294_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BeoNLD)Pentax MZ-5 (https://flic.kr/p/BeoNLD) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-17-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 6,680
Posted By ronnies
No, mine was taken with a Dynax 7 with expired...

No, mine was taken with a Dynax 7 with expired Kodak 100EVS.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-16-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 6,680
Posted By ronnies
Minolta AF 50mm f/2.8...

Minolta AF 50mm f/2.8 Macro.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/574/22582926236_7d583fe8b1_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Apzpcb)Autumn Leaf (https://flic.kr/p/Apzpcb) by F4ronnie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-15-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,407
Posted By ronnies
My F3 (1991 ish) LCD is fine but my F4 one is...

My F3 (1991 ish) LCD is fine but my F4 one is bleeding near the frame counter.

My F3 is newer than my F4 though. :-)

RAS
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By ronnies
I've had a similar jam with an FM2n and MD-12...

I've had a similar jam with an FM2n and MD-12 when I pulled the wind-on lever out to the stand off position by mistake.

Ronnie
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-10-2015
Replies: 194
Views: 39,378
Posted By ronnies
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5031/6938573574_b38...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5031/6938573574_b38676c443_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bz91bS)Butchers No.4 Watch Pocket Carbine (https://flic.kr/p/bz91bS) by F4ronnie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 13,959
Posted By ronnies
Mine focused past infinity when I got it. I...

Mine focused past infinity when I got it. I found the focus ring part with the scale was loose on the part with the grip so it's now held together with sellotape. :-) Don't use it that much for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-26-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 13,959
Posted By ronnies
I've since added an SP 28-80 f/3.5-4.2 and a...

I've since added an SP 28-80 f/3.5-4.2 and a 28-50 f/3.5-4.5. The 28-50 is now my standard lightweight kit for Nikon along with the Nikkor 50-135 f/3.5.

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-24-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 3,532
Posted By ronnies
My J12 has the bottom of the Kodak plastic tub as...

My J12 has the bottom of the Kodak plastic tub as the rear cap. It doesn't 'clip' on but just sits over the end up against the rear of the focus tabs.

My J8 has the Kodak lid type rear cap from the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-19-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 6,030
Posted By ronnies
Another...

Another Canon:
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6055/6296128946_4ed1206587_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aAniMm)Driven (https://flic.kr/p/aAniMm) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-15-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 4,472
Posted By ronnies
Thanks. I was thinking it might be the gap...

Thanks. I was thinking it might be the gap between castings but I'll have to think about the red circle now too. Might have to lay the negs on the body and see what lines up. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-14-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 4,472
Posted By ronnies
Thanks. I think I know where your talking...

Thanks.

I think I know where your talking about. Between the shutter crate and the body there is a wee gap. I did have my suspicions about there so will try to fill the gap with some spare foam...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-14-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 4,472
Posted By ronnies
I have a similar light leak in mine! Where did...

I have a similar light leak in mine! Where did you find yours to be? I've not yet had a chance to investigate mine.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2015
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Minolta AF 50mm f/1.7. Two Metz 45 CT-1 flashes....

Minolta AF 50mm f/1.7.

Two Metz 45 CT-1 flashes. One with a low serial number with 170V trigger voltage and a later one with the lower 7V trigger voltage.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-02-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 12,157
Posted By ronnies
I love my D700. It just gets the job done...

I love my D700. It just gets the job done without getting in the way.

I've only tried an A7 in the shops and didn't get on with the electronic viewfinder. Others seem to have no problem with it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 51,907
Posted By ronnies
After reading this thread I've revived my Cross...

After reading this thread I've revived my Cross ATX which has suffered from lack of use. I've also found the following pens around my house and my Mum's house.

Schaeffer NoNonsense
Parker "Batman"...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 3,774
Posted By ronnies
My 6 year old son is on his second film in my...

My 6 year old son is on his second film in my late Dad's Nikon F65. He has been known to take occasional pictures with some of my other cameras though including an Exakta Varex IIa.

He's become a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By ronnies
Dynax 7 with the 50/2.8 Macro. Ronnie

Dynax 7 with the 50/2.8 Macro.

Ronnie
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-26-2015
Replies: 363
Views: 108,523
Posted By ronnies
This thread has gone very quiet...

This thread has gone very quiet !

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/380/18553544394_920cb0074d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ugvLms)Contaflex Super (https://flic.kr/p/ugvLms) by F4ronnie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-26-2015
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
My latest rescue...

My latest rescue case:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/380/18553544394_920cb0074d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ugvLms)Contaflex Super (https://flic.kr/p/ugvLms) by F4ronnie...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,453
Posted By ronnies
Focusing screen or mirror misaligned on that...

Focusing screen or mirror misaligned on that body?

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-08-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By ronnies
I have a red arrow (triangle) on the inner most...

I have a red arrow (triangle) on the inner most ring round the rewind knob. That seems to be where the speed gets set as there are no other suitable marks. Are you converting from ASA/ISO/DIN to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-08-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By ronnies
Well there's Calumet in Tenant Street, and...

Well there's Calumet in Tenant Street, and Camerabase in Morningside. I don't think either will be very cheap though and they may be the only place to get 120. Those are the only photographic shops...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2015
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
A Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Super rescued from a...

A Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Super rescued from a charity shop.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 26,383
Posted By ronnies
My small FD collection. The A-1 on the MA drive...

My small FD collection. The A-1 on the MA drive has been with me since 1981 and the FTb from not long after that.

Missing from the photos is the 28mm f/2.8, another 50mm f/1.8 and 35-105mm...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2015
Replies: 3,772
Views: 727,763
Posted By ronnies
No. In order for the winder shutter release to...

No. In order for the winder shutter release to work the winder must be switched on and will therefore wind the film afterwards.

Ronnie
Forum: Travel 05-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By ronnies
Was going to mention Calumet but I was beaten to...

Was going to mention Calumet but I was beaten to it. I've found they are quite expensive for film though.

Website:www.calphoto.co.uk

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-12-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 9,919
Posted By ronnies
I should probably load one of these up and get...

I should probably load one of these up and get shooting then.

My May Day shot:
https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7721/16709749754_555c4057aa_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rszQrG)Commie Cameras...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-23-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,119
Posted By ronnies
If you want to use the Mini with the scanner...

If you want to use the Mini with the scanner plugged in you should be able to use Apple screen sharing to see the Mini's display on the iMac.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2015
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,556
Posted By ronnies
Yashica FRI with ML 50mm f/1.4 loaded with Agfa...

Yashica FRI with ML 50mm f/1.4 loaded with Agfa Vista 200 (The 1 a roll stuff from Poundland !)

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-11-2015
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
How does that qaulify as an SLR ? :-) Ronnie

How does that qaulify as an SLR ? :-)

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-09-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 8,743
Posted By ronnies
I don't notice much difference between the weight...

I don't notice much difference between the weight of the F4 with MB20 or MB21 but the thinner grip on the MB21 fits my hand better. I also use the vertical release a lot.

One other thing is I have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-06-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By ronnies
Great ! My 6 year old son is currently putting a...

Great ! My 6 year old son is currently putting a film through the Nikon F65 his grandad used to have. He's claiming the camera as his now. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-30-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 8,743
Posted By ronnies
The MB21 is taller but also thinner than the MB20...

The MB21 is taller but also thinner than the MB20 as it only needs to fit three AA batteries in the grip as opposed to four. Since I have small hands I prefer the MB21 over the MB20.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2015
Replies: 314
Views: 43,548
Posted By ronnies
My black FTn is in getting the metering cells...

My black FTn is in getting the metering cells replaced and the meter tracking fixed. Hopefully I'll be able to run a film through it shortly.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 9,375
Posted By ronnies
I'm sentimental about my A-1 which has been with...

I'm sentimental about my A-1 which has been with me since 1981.

Ronnie
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-03-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By ronnies
Does that mean it doesn't match with the aperture...

Does that mean it doesn't match with the aperture selection either?

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-26-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By ronnies
Turn one of the baseplate latches to align with a...

Turn one of the baseplate latches to align with a red index. Then rewind as normal.

Butkus has the user guide on his site.

Ronnie
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-22-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By ronnies
Thanks for the responses. The wind on lever...

Thanks for the responses.

The wind on lever switch is working fine. Pointing the camera out the window and switching the meter on and off moves the needle as expected.

The meter changes to 1/8 at...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-22-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By ronnies
Nikkormat FTn meter issue

Hi,

I wonder if anyone has seen this before and/or knows what the problem is.

When pointed at a bright light (sunny blue sky for example) my Nikkormat FTn meter is indicating correct exposure at...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-19-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 15,752
Posted By ronnies
I wonder if mine has had the same job done on...

I wonder if mine has had the same job done on it.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-18-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 15,752
Posted By ronnies
My plain F3 doesn't stick to 1/80 when the frame...

My plain F3 doesn't stick to 1/80 when the frame counter is below 1. I'm not inclined to get it fixed though. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2015
Replies: 86
Views: 12,434
Posted By ronnies
Poundland in Newington have stacks but I didn't...

Poundland in Newington have stacks but I didn't see any at Meadowbank. Not looked in the other Edinburgh stores yet.

Ronnie
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2015
Replies: 86
Views: 12,434
Posted By ronnies
North? :-) It's even darker up here ! Will...

North? :-)

It's even darker up here ! Will check Poundland shops today. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2015
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
Nikon FE. Ronnie

Nikon FE.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-13-2015
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
Of course I'd forgotten about the F4 relying on...

Of course I'd forgotten about the F4 relying on the flash for rear curtain synch.

I think the remote rear synch feature must be using the built in flash as the trigger which of course the other...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2015
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
Interesting. I thought my F4 could do both of...

Interesting. I thought my F4 could do both of those. :-)

Does it work with TTL flashes for the F3 then?

Ronnie
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2015
Replies: 556
Views: 52,436
Posted By ronnies
Ian at 18...

Ian at 18 months.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4108/4844652238_70bb3f5bfc.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8o77jS)Yummy (https://flic.kr/p/8o77jS) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-04-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 5,321
Posted By ronnies
Fair point but exposing a while roll with the...

Fair point but exposing a while roll with the same developing time is critical and not necessarily very convenient for everyone.

Glad to enlighten you. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-01-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 5,321
Posted By ronnies
True "zone system" requires processing each frame...

True "zone system" requires processing each frame individually. Not really practical on any film with multiple frames. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-26-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,911
Posted By ronnies
Sorry I didn't get back to you. Seems your all...

Sorry I didn't get back to you. Seems your all sorted now. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-24-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,911
Posted By ronnies
Does it have an oblong frame counter window? Is...

Does it have an oblong frame counter window? Is there a little slot in the film gate for the mask's switch?

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,264
Posted By ronnies
My F3 is back from repair with a new take-up...

My F3 is back from repair with a new take-up spool. The old one was warped and catching on something which was stopping the film advance part way through the film.

Ronnie
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-05-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By ronnies
Indeed ! When I heard of the death my first...

Indeed ! When I heard of the death my first thoughts were for the poor bowler.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 5,001
Posted By ronnies
Nikon and Pentax didnae change the mount when...

Nikon and Pentax didnae change the mount when they went to auto focus. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,264
Posted By ronnies
Well my new to me F3 appears to have a wind on...

Well my new to me F3 appears to have a wind on problem. Finishing the test roll yesterday I was at 40 on the counter and no sign of any resistance. I also realised that the wind on had been a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2014
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Nikon AS-4 for the F3. It came with an AS-6...

Nikon AS-4 for the F3. It came with an AS-6 too.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-25-2014
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Tamron 28-50 f/3.5-4.5 to add to my Adaptall-2...

Tamron 28-50 f/3.5-4.5 to add to my Adaptall-2 selection.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-18-2014
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Nikon F3 K screen as mine came with an H1. Ronnie

Nikon F3 K screen as mine came with an H1.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-16-2014
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
My new to me F3 with the MD-4 that's sat...

My new to me F3 with the MD-4 that's sat patiently waiting on a body. :-)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7534/15615311779_f5266d7e5b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pMSyar)Nikon F3...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,264
Posted By ronnies
Well I've finally succumbed to an F3 so my MD-4...

Well I've finally succumbed to an F3 so my MD-4 is feeling happier. It's got the plain old DE-2 finder and an H1 screen. The H1 seems to be great with my 35/2D but starts to dim in the corners with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2014
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Nikon F3 with DE-2 finder. My MD-4 is happy now...

Nikon F3 with DE-2 finder. My MD-4 is happy now it has a body. :-)

Came with an H1 screen.

Ronnie
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-05-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By ronnies
Signed.... Ronnie

Signed....

Ronnie
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-28-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,537
Posted By ronnies
The P/F lever is for "Plate" or "Film". The back...

The P/F lever is for "Plate" or "Film". The back can be removed to use plates but when you do the focal plane is further back so this lever is used to adjust...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-21-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,654
Posted By ronnies
My son, Ian (5 1/2) has a Nikon coolpix 775 his...

My son, Ian (5 1/2) has a Nikon coolpix 775 his Mum found in a charity shop. He's not averse to using my D700 though !! :-)

The other day he was mucking about with, and using perfectly, my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 6,112
Posted By ronnies
I think the one I hear pronounced wrongly the...

I think the one I hear pronounced wrongly the most is Rollei. Most people I hear (including me!) say "Rollay" when surely it should be "Roll-eye".

Ronnie
Forum: Film vs Digital 09-23-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By ronnies
The CD will have ViewNX on it which works fine on...

The CD will have ViewNX on it which works fine on a Mac. Never had it crash a Mac in several years of use.

Ronnie
Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By ronnies
Don't worry, there was a 'No' result. Ronnie

Don't worry, there was a 'No' result.

Ronnie
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-18-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 5,946
Posted By ronnies
You don't need to stop down as the lens aperture...

You don't need to stop down as the lens aperture ring is coupled to the metering tab on the body (about 11 o'clock on the mount as you look at it from the front). That way the body knows what...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-11-2014
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3912/15022713358_8b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3912/15022713358_8b4b329cab_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oTvkih)Topcon Uni (https://flic.kr/p/oTvkih) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2014
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Nikon D700 and MB-D10 battery pack. Ronnie

Nikon D700 and MB-D10 battery pack.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-29-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,865
Posted By ronnies
No apparently it had interchangeable front...

No apparently it had interchangeable front elements.

Sorry !

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-29-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,865
Posted By ronnies
Wasn't there a Rolleiflex SLR made for 126 film...

Wasn't there a Rolleiflex SLR made for 126 film with a fixed lens?

Ronnie
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,037
Posted By ronnies
Confirmed with them when i was in this...

Confirmed with them when i was in this afternoon!

Ronnie
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,037
Posted By ronnies
A&M website: http://www.amimage.co.uk/ Ronnie

A&M website: http://www.amimage.co.uk/

Ronnie
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,037
Posted By ronnies
I use A&M Imaging in Edinburgh. Not sure if they...

I use A&M Imaging in Edinburgh. Not sure if they do postal though but I can check when I'm there this afternoon or tomorrow.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2014
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
A Topcon Uni with the 53mm f/2 UV Topcor from a...

A Topcon Uni with the 53mm f/2 UV Topcor from a charity shop in Edinburgh. Camera was very slow to react to the shutter button and the shutter wasn't closing before the exposure (it's a leaf shutter...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-20-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 88,685
Posted By ronnies
Nikon Coolscan IV with Vuescan. Ronnie

Nikon Coolscan IV with Vuescan.

Ronnie
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-14-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By ronnies
Some sort of Arriflex perhaps ? Ronnie

Some sort of Arriflex perhaps ?

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2014
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Zoom-Nikkor 50-135mm f/3.5 with Hoya M+HMC...

Zoom-Nikkor 50-135mm f/3.5 with Hoya M+HMC filter, lens case and broken Non-AI teleconverter rescued from a charity shop.

Apparently the lens is quite good.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-08-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By ronnies
Has it got an eyesight correction lens fitted to...

Has it got an eyesight correction lens fitted to the eyepiece perhaps?

Ronnie
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2014
Replies: 2,536
Views: 315,554
Posted By ronnies
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3862/14628907668_26...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3862/14628907668_2615631200_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ohGYA1)
Mind the step! (https://flic.kr/p/ohGYA1) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
In a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-10-2014
Replies: 469
Views: 38,161
Posted By ronnies
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2870/9538405231_b77...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2870/9538405231_b77b551688_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fwSPyB)Edinburgh Castle (https://flic.kr/p/fwSPyB) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr

Ronnie
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-02-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By ronnies
How about a Tamron adaptall or adaptall 2 mount...

How about a Tamron adaptall or adaptall 2 mount for the Nikon mount?

Ronnie
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-07-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,953
Posted By ronnies
Having different angles of view on different...

Having different angles of view on different formats for the same focal length is almost as old as photography. It's not something that came about in digital times.

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 5,889
Posted By ronnies
Ilford Sportsman. Ronnie

Ilford Sportsman.

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-27-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 9,216
Posted By ronnies
Maybe he meant the EOS 300D. I have one and it's...

Maybe he meant the EOS 300D. I have one and it's annoying that even if you leave it switched on all day, it goes to sleep and there is still a three to four second 'boot time' after hitting the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By ronnies
BBC "100 years of Leica cameras"

Thought some people might be interested in this (http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27516384).

Ronnie
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-20-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,859
Posted By ronnies
I have a Lowepro Slingshot 300 because I got it...

I have a Lowepro Slingshot 300 because I got it cheap. I'm not that fond of it but do use it occassionally as it can hold the Nikkor 80-200/2.8D which is too big for my Stealth Reporter bags (200...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-20-2014
Replies: 469
Views: 122,079
Posted By ronnies
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7322/13975847157_74...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7322/13975847157_74907e84f8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nhZSs2)Canon Z135 (https://flic.kr/p/nhZSs2) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-20-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,264
Posted By ronnies
I have an MD-4. All I need now is an F3 to go...

I have an MD-4. All I need now is an F3 to go with it. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-12-2014
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,749
Posted By ronnies
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7390/14159715292_9c...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7390/14159715292_9c5b463b9e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nzff3h)Zenit 3M (https://flic.kr/p/nzff3h) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2014
Replies: 363
Views: 108,523
Posted By ronnies
Cross posted on the 'Show us your SLR'...

Cross posted on the 'Show us your SLR' thread.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2940/14162490685_97041eaabd_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nzut4T)Praktica BX20 (https://flic.kr/p/nzut4T) by F4ronnie...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-12-2014
Replies: 2,758
Views: 812,613
Posted By ronnies
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2940/14162490685_97...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2940/14162490685_97041eaabd_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nzut4T)Praktica BX20 (https://flic.kr/p/nzut4T) by F4ronnie (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-07-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,388
Posted By ronnies
How about this...

How about this (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/111340001834?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT) which implies the Contax was a copy of the Kiev. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,351
Posted By ronnies
If you do pick a Spotmatic F for your Helios...

If you do pick a Spotmatic F for your Helios watch out for the design of the Spotty F mount. It has a groove cut into it for the locking pin which stops you from accidentally putting your SMC...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,466
Posted By ronnies
Pentax ME-Super gives you 1/125 without batteries...

Pentax ME-Super gives you 1/125 without batteries (I think the ME/MV/MG series were the same?).
Minolta XD7 gives you 1/100 without batteries.
Nikon EM has 1/90 mechanical speed and also allegedly...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-20-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,629
Posted By ronnies
I paid 10 for my black GIII. :-) Ronnie

I paid 10 for my black GIII. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 3,716
Posted By ronnies
Plenty photo opportunities in Edinburgh's Old...

Plenty photo opportunities in Edinburgh's Old Town! The New Towns pretty good too and all within a fairly compact city centre. Easy to walk round too.

Ronnie
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 3,716
Posted By ronnies
How long do you have in Edinburgh ? I don't...

How long do you have in Edinburgh ?

I don't think I've ever seen anyone shooting a Leica in Edinburgh !

Ronnie
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-26-2014
Replies: 203
Views: 65,247
Posted By ronnies
I'm like farlymac in that my image view screen...

I'm like farlymac in that my image view screen seems to have chenged to a new format today. There is no BBcode option under the 'Share' menu now.

Ronnie
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-19-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,858
Posted By ronnies
I have a similar problem with the back on a...

I have a similar problem with the back on a Minolta Dynax 7.

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-13-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 12,064
Posted By ronnies
I did add a smiley face ! :-) Ronnie

I did add a smiley face ! :-)

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-13-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 12,064
Posted By ronnies
They did it by stealing the factory of course. ...

They did it by stealing the factory of course. Not really a copy, more of a relocation of production. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: RFF News 03-11-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 10,642
Posted By ronnies
Edinburgh has the "Stills" photographic resource...

Edinburgh has the "Stills" photographic resource centre and Gallery in Cockburn Street off the Royal Mile. They have colour and black and white darkrooms, a film processing room (black and white...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2014
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,764
Posted By ronnies
Vivitar 24mm f/2.8 for Pentax KA mount. Ronnie

Vivitar 24mm f/2.8 for Pentax KA mount.

Ronnie
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-10-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 12,064
Posted By ronnies
Just got my first roll back from my Kiev 4 and...

Just got my first roll back from my Kiev 4 and with the exception of some erratic frame spacing (but no overlaps) it seems to work fine ! :-)

So it definitely IS a camera. :-P

Ronnie
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-07-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,956
Posted By ronnies
I like my FR I a lot. I have the same 50/1.4 and...

I like my FR I a lot. I have the same 50/1.4 and it's a great performer.

The only niggley bit about the FR series is the meter switch on the back. Having to press that to get a meter reading is a...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-27-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By ronnies
Not sure. I've never had mine apart. Ronnie

Not sure. I've never had mine apart.

Ronnie
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-26-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By ronnies
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=118479

What I found out last time. :-)

Ronnie
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-26-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By ronnies
I have a Canonet just like this. You're right...

I have a Canonet just like this. You're right there's not much about on the web for these early versions.

When an arrow is exposed it's telling you which way to turn the shutter dial to get correct...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-16-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 12,064
Posted By ronnies
So he wasn't a geography expert then. :-D Ronnie

So he wasn't a geography expert then. :-D

Ronnie
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