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Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,413
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Man, what a thread! I like photography because of...

Man, what a thread!
I like photography because of the gear. The nice surprise is I enjoy some of the pictures that I get.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 3,534
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I planted the spring garden yesterday, tomatoes...

I planted the spring garden yesterday, tomatoes and peppers, squash and cucumbers next. It was 87f yesterday afternoon. My son & I are going to go out today somewhere isolated and shoot the cameras,...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
It is clean looking, beautiful looking even, and...

It is clean looking, beautiful looking even, and not having used a flash for film for 40 years, I like the blanked off plugs, but the "cold shoe" is a utilitarian device that I wouldn't want pay...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 132
Views: 6,603
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Maybe the fixation with toilet paper is in...

Maybe the fixation with toilet paper is in understanding the saying about events such as the pandemic: "this too shall pass".
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,337
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
For me it is B&W only, because of heritage &...

For me it is B&W only, because of heritage & economy.
I see the world in glorious color, but record it as black, white & gray, as an enjoyable hobby.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 258
Views: 24,859
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
'course the knob is threaded to the take-up shaft...

'course the knob is threaded to the take-up shaft and secured by a set-screw. You can loosen the set-screw and screw the knob down until all the clearance that allows the shaft to turn is taken up....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Don't worry, there is glorious communist joy to...

Don't worry, there is glorious communist joy to be found in the "Red October" thread here on RFF.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,123
Views: 397,998
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
5222 @320, HC110 1:60, 12m If someone wouldn't...

5222 @320, HC110 1:60, 12m
If someone wouldn't mind commenting, what EI & HC110 cut, are you using in daylight shooting? I would like to experiment with other HC110...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 199
Views: 9,692
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Since photography is usually a year-around hobby,...

Since photography is usually a year-around hobby, I can't see why Red October has to be only in October. Thanks for keeping this thread going all year.
I just loaded the Zorki 1 with 5222 and am...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The VC Meter has been around for quite a while,...

The VC Meter has been around for quite a while, ya know...


I hope he gets to production and sells hundreds of them. I also hope it is as durable as it is vulnerable.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 965
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thank you both! Yes, self-made, and I use a Nylon...

Thank you both!
Yes, self-made, and I use a Nylon screw to the tripod socket, it is secure but can be unscrewed by my fingers.



^^Really like that case! Homemade?^^
^^I like the case! Does it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 965
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-28-2020
Replies: 1,088
Views: 192,414
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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M2, 7A 35mm f2, Eastman [email protected] in HC110 Tom's mix
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-25-2020
Replies: 3,351
Views: 580,062
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: RFF Polls 02-21-2020
Replies: 99
Views: 3,749
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I never use a hood, I just avoid aiming at the...

I never use a hood, I just avoid aiming at the sun.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-19-2020
Replies: 60
Views: 1,511
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I will never buy a digital Leica, but I hope...

I will never buy a digital Leica, but I hope Leica will continue to build the MP & MA.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-15-2020
Replies: 85
Views: 2,889
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Did you know they have yet to fulfill their...

Did you know they have yet to fulfill their backers for the first Jollylook kickstarter, even though they are selling the finished cameras on their site? I smell a jolly-scam.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2020
Replies: 3,351
Views: 580,062
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-09-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Looks like dirty processing equipment. No one...

Looks like dirty processing equipment. No one ever wants to name the lab that they used. That is an important fact because others who use the same lab can have the same result and corroborate your...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-08-2020
Replies: 203
Views: 65,329
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I save my .jpg files on a website (mine) that...

I save my .jpg files on a website (mine) that allows me to copy the url and link it here, using the "post reply" button at the left, and then the little picture button on the upper bar of this...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-05-2020
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
If it is a collector camera you are wanting, it...

If it is a collector camera you are wanting, it is a converted camera and there are lots of changes from when it was original. The whole rangefinder is not original to the camera, the whole camera...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2020
Replies: 736
Views: 93,750
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2020
Replies: 46
Views: 2,809
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-03-2020
Replies: 70
Views: 3,168
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I enjoyed the Super Bowl game (less the half-time...

I enjoyed the Super Bowl game (less the half-time crap) but never saw the SquareSpace ad with Winona. Did anyone see the ad on TV yesterday?
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2020
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
You look free & happy. Early on, bicycles have...

You look free & happy.
Early on, bicycles have been equated with freedom & happiness, which I can attest to.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-02-2020
Replies: 70
Views: 3,168
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I just wished she was shooting an M2, but Leica...

I just wished she was shooting an M2, but Leica is Leica I guess.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2020
Replies: 294
Views: 51,972
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Mildred

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2020
Replies: 109
Views: 4,270
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Nikon RF 01-24-2020
Replies: 50
Views: 7,510
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: RFF Polls 01-18-2020
Replies: 2,999
Views: 1,793,518
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Developing a single roll of HP5 pushed to 1600 in...

Developing a single roll of HP5 pushed to 1600 in Microphen.

I am usually doing my own film 4 rolls in a 4 roll tank, but my son doesn't shoot the same film at the same speed twice, so he gets the...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 01-12-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Neat. Goes click?

Neat. Goes click?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
A Collings model. Hill Country Guitars is closed?...

A Collings model.
Hill Country Guitars is closed? Bad news for LGS's...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2020
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Could be, it was its first time of use.

Could be, it was its first time of use.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2020
Replies: 2,123
Views: 397,998
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Next roll @ iso400 in HC110 1:60 14 min. "reduced...

Next roll @ iso400 in HC110 1:60 14 min. "reduced agitation"
Loving this stuff.


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2020
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
So just reporting back on the next roll thru this...

So just reporting back on the next roll thru this M2, this time 5222 in HC110, the roll is normal, good on all...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 1,755
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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I just uncapped my first bottle of HC110 and 1:60 gave good results with 5222. I bought it when news was...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have the same questions. This roll, (Eastman...

I have the same questions. This roll, (Eastman 5222 in HC110) are from last week. Does the lens have any "character"? It is being used on the M2 out of the box, without calibration, seems pretty...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2020
Replies: 204
Views: 23,008
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-09-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 7,157
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I like the domed screw slightly more than the...

I like the domed screw slightly more than the flat one, more vintage looking.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2020
Replies: 118
Views: 8,579
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
None yet at B&H...

None yet at B&H...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 3,339
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The VCII meter is fiddly in that it has tiny...

The VCII meter is fiddly in that it has tiny numbers, if your vision is poor close up, and the button sticks out, so it turns on a lot. It is a very good meter, but I end up carrying my pocket meter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2020
Replies: 241
Views: 8,100
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I love this thread. I call this place "the end of...

I love this thread.
I call this place "the end of the world" on the map it is called Sabine Pass, Texas Point.
Leica Standard,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 4,244
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I was out riding, he came up to me and I asked if...

I was out riding, he came up to me and I asked if I could take his picture. He stood straight up, and offered a thoughtful look.
I later carried a print of it in my bag, one day I saw him and passed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I scanned 2 strips of negative upside down. The...

I scanned 2 strips of negative upside down. The good exposures were on 1 of those, so I dismissed that could cause the problem.
Here are 2 more frames, the garden doesn't have striations, exposure...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My camera, an M2 with perfect looking shutters,...

My camera, an M2 with perfect looking shutters, which were replaced around 2000 by Leica in London, if I can believe the former owner.
I don't use a bulk loader, I load cassettes in a dark bag. I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I want to know what is going on in the background!

I want to know what is going on in the background!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I use Kodak photo-flo and 2 well wetted and...

I use Kodak photo-flo and 2 well wetted and squeezed out sponges to wipe the film before hanging to dry. I've done this since I have developed film with no effects.

I think this is a "bad spot" on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 4,852
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I've always used tanks & reels, but encouraged my...

I've always used tanks & reels, but encouraged my son to buy the box, so now I have used both. With the box you don't need a changing bag but the box is wetter, splashy, in use. Maybe with more...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
HP5 striation

I always love the "what happened to my roll?" threads.
These from one roll, from a bulk roll of HP5, in ID-11. A few good exposures, many with striations, this is the worst. They aren't scratches,...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
zuiko85 said it nicely. I'll say it this way: I...

zuiko85 said it nicely. I'll say it this way: I like film gear.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,513
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
There's this one where the bird took off and I...

There's this one where the bird took off and I snapped as I was following it.



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Walked out of a cool dry house into a warm...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,272
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Pretty soon Dentists will be the only ones who...

Pretty soon Dentists will be the only ones who can afford Leica stuff.

Maybe this is what a film resurgence is all about?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Avery Island,...

Avery Island, Louisiana


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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-17-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I didn't own too many cameras in the past, but...

I didn't own too many cameras in the past, but all of them were good to use. Not counting the Boy Scout Brownie which was really my older brother's, the first camera that I bought was a Praktica Nova...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
A time of Peace and Rest on the earth.

A time of Peace and Rest on the earth.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-16-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Rick has it right, it is simple enough to take...

Rick has it right, it is simple enough to take the whole winding-on mechanism apart, clean and lubricate it, and install it back correctly with a few simple tools. The first job is to check to see if...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I tossed all 10 new Kalt plastic carts, some of...

I tossed all 10 new Kalt plastic carts, some of them not used, the ones I did use all shed threads of fabric (not felt) into the film gate. Bad quality, just saying.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-09-2019
Replies: 1,038
Views: 197,847
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great interesting photos every one, thanks.

Great interesting photos every one, thanks.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3,519
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
That would indicate the film strip is tracking at...

That would indicate the film strip is tracking at a slight tilt across the camera film gate or frame.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3,519
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I guess a loading issue, a slight misalignment of...

I guess a loading issue, a slight misalignment of the film across the gate. If the film leader is not cut deep enough, it rides too high on the tulip. Or, the film roll is not pushed all the way down.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,237
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks for finding this Larry. This guy is...

Thanks for finding this Larry.

This guy is serious! My best to him, and subscribing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
To the common criticism that RFF is a...

To the common criticism that RFF is a gear-centric forum and not a art-centric forum, sorry, the making of ART has always been a gear-centric pursuit.
Early man chose from many burnt sticks, the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2019
Replies: 1,088
Views: 192,414
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
M2, 7a-35mm/f2,...

M2, 7a-35mm/f2, 5222


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Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-02-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,417
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Probably truck, unless you order a boxcar load.

Probably truck, unless you order a boxcar load.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks for reminding me of that, though a couple...

Thanks for reminding me of that, though a couple of weeks is normally the longest time a roll resides in the camera. Currently 5222 is the "one film" of choice, it seems to have a quite wide exposure...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-01-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I love PanF, living in Texas. Sure enough if I...

I love PanF, living in Texas. Sure enough if I have a half-roll of PanF in the camera, I'll get an idea to go shoot in the evening. The curse of the one-film, one camera discipline.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-29-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,446
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I'll get even, just raise the price on the stuff...

I'll get even, just raise the price on the stuff I do and sell.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Your good photos become great because of the...

Your good photos become great because of the respect you give to your subjects. Thank you.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-24-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,692
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks, I'm trying to be less gear-centric, more...

Thanks, I'm trying to be less gear-centric, more about the art. Glad to get that out of the way, I'm more about the gear actually.
Zorki-zorki looking thru a Metrocase - Canon Owl accessory finder,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-23-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,692
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I loaded this roll of Kodak 5222 in Sept. and...

I loaded this roll of Kodak 5222 in Sept. and finished it in Nov. You'll just have to trust me that I shot these in...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-22-2019
Replies: 174
Views: 53,570
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Hi Colton, you are really putting the Canon to...

Hi Colton, you are really putting the Canon to the test!
Have you had a Luigi's sandwich?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-22-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,813
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I make lots of 4x6 and 5x7 B&W only prints from...

I make lots of 4x6 and 5x7 B&W only prints from the inkjet. They are all "snapshots" to save in my stash, and to give to family members who I've taken pictures of.
I want to have a pile of pictures,...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-18-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 4,451
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I'm only posting here so I can see if my...

I'm only posting here so I can see if my signature is upsetting to anyone.
I deleted the Leica M2 & Zorki-1 camera, the 7Artisans 35/f2 & Canon 35/f2 lenses so I wouldn't look so gear headed.
Thanks!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-11-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,692
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Hey! There is a whole thread for this: "shooting...

Hey! There is a whole thread for this: "shooting the shooter"
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 5,184
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have no anger at all, I don't know how you read...

I have no anger at all, I don't know how you read that. I am just a film camera only photographer, and a simple one at that, and the hybrid nature of RFF is only a slight bother.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-07-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 5,184
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I wish there was a "film only" photography forum,...

I wish there was a "film only" photography forum, and "film vs digital" threads were outlawed. There would be a lot fewer threads and posts and pictures to sort through, weeding out the digital...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-04-2019
Replies: 1,137
Views: 244,376
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
You always have good photos Rick, I especially...

You always have good photos Rick, I especially like your pistols.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,570
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,692
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
One thing I learned this October is I'm going to...

One thing I learned this October is I'm going to move the Zorki 3m along, don't like how it handles. I'm taking the Zorki 1 up again, with the Canon 35, and the little Industar 22.

This one is is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,166
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Wow! What a great start to a thread.

Wow! What a great start to a thread.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-01-2019
Replies: 2,123
Views: 397,998
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,166
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This is good, thanks! 7artisans 3.5cm/f2 I love...

This is good, thanks!

7artisans 3.5cm/f2 I love how this lens handles on the M2. I'm not exactly sure it has any "character", or am I supposed to supply that when I shoot it? It doesn't really...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-31-2019
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,802
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Double marked Zorki 1, loaded w/ Kodak 5222....

Double marked Zorki 1, loaded w/ Kodak 5222. Canon 35/f2 & Metrocase finder. Won't exactly slip into my jeans pocket, but since it has gotten cool in Texas, fits the coat pocket just fine. Sunshine...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-28-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,692
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Now this is cool!

Now this is cool!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-27-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks Guth, great shots from the shop.

Thanks Guth, great shots from the shop.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-27-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
+1 Youxin serviced my lens with "almost" this...

+1 Youxin serviced my lens with "almost" this same defect.
Forum: Travel 10-27-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,140
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
For an old car guy, Bonneville is heaven. Thanks...

For an old car guy, Bonneville is heaven. Thanks for the pictures. I love Rat Speedsters.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 5,179
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Loving this...

Loving this...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks Robert. I can build guitars, but your...

Thanks Robert. I can build guitars, but your pictures tell stories.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I said I would tell my Bill Collings story...

I said I would tell my Bill Collings story here:
In 1975 I set up a guitar shop in my brother's living room in Beaumont, TX. I was searching around for local guitar builders and connected with Bill,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Recent video shoot for my latest guitar. Why...

Recent video shoot for my latest guitar.


Why not let this thread be our "guitar cafe" ? It will save confusion on my part for sure!
...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-24-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 3,968
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks lynnb for the quick explanation. I guess I...

Thanks lynnb for the quick explanation. I guess I will try a roll sometime, but no rush.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-24-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 3,968
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I think an iso 80 film will be a great new...

I think an iso 80 film will be a great new choice!
Since I don't know the difference between a Pan film and an Ortho film, I'm hoping it will look like Pan F 50, but with a bit more speed.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-24-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,692
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks! In spite of poor processing too.

Thanks! In spite of poor processing too.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-23-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,692
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Finally finished the roll in the Zorki 3m,...

Finally finished the roll in the Zorki 3m, Summitar, HP5 in Rodinal stand, of all...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-19-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Here is a page to look at, it may help...

Here is a page to look at, it may help you.
http://justinlow.com/articles/repair-leica-summitar
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-16-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

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This is my latest build: David Newton Guitars 2019
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-15-2019
Replies: 736
Views: 93,750
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-12-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,435
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The M2 is almost noiseless, but I can feel the...

The M2 is almost noiseless, but I can feel the shutter actuate through the button. I like that.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-12-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,464
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Wife & I visited the Houston MFA this week and...

Wife & I visited the Houston MFA this week and apart from the host of oil painting the size of a house, I was most struck with the intimate photos of Josef Sudek of Prague, from the 30's. They caused...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-11-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 9,692
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The Zorki 3M is loaded, but I can't seem to put...

The Zorki 3M is loaded, but I can't seem to put down the M2. Take that !! Kruschev.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-10-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Josef Sudek photos in Houston

Saw a nice wall-full of original prints by Czech photographer Josef Sudek (1896-1976) at the Houston museum of fine arts near the cafe entrance. Most were silver gelatin, but some were Carbon...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 3,249
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
When I rejoined the film resurgence in 2015 I...

When I rejoined the film resurgence in 2015 I bought a Zorki I, it is still clacking, but I don't run as many rolls thru it as I used to.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
The Kalt plastic ones are wack, the material used...

The Kalt plastic ones are wack, the material used for the seal unwinds threads all over the place in the camera. Get the steel ones from Freestyle, much better.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2019
Replies: 238
Views: 29,971
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2019
Replies: 1,426
Views: 349,358
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My photo partner son Dylan. Leica M2 7A 3.5cm...

My photo partner son Dylan. Leica M2 7A 3.5cm Kodak 5222 in ID-11
Vanderpool, TX



http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-6/Leaky%20dylan%20landscape%20view%20sm.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2019
Replies: 1,025
Views: 158,648
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Vanderpool, Tx Leica M2 7A 3.5cm Kodak 5222,...

Vanderpool, Tx Leica M2 7A 3.5cm Kodak 5222, ID11


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 4,852
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Hi Godfrey, son's first roll and mine both were...

Hi Godfrey, son's first roll and mine both were 35mm, had the undeveloped edges, which is not really an issue, but it may point to the reason for the uneven development along the roll in various...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2019
Replies: 2,123
Views: 397,998
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica M2 7artisans 3.5 at iso 200 in...

Leica M2 7artisans 3.5 at iso 200 in ID11

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-6/Leaky%20twisty%201%20sm.jpg


Beautiful! This is the tonality that I want! What iso are these...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 4,852
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Now I'm not so sure about the Lab-box. The...

Now I'm not so sure about the Lab-box. The extreme edges of the film are undeveloped in spots, not that affects the image, but the images have wavy streaks along one side, and places that appear...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-26-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,396
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
So rocket science is a real thing?

So rocket science is a real thing?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 4,135
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica M2 7A 3.5/f2 kodak 5222 in ID11 The road...

Leica M2 7A 3.5/f2 kodak 5222 in ID11

The road between Leaky and Vanderpool Tx


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 4,852
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
First effort with my son's lab-box (green lid...

First effort with my son's lab-box (green lid colorway) was a success. He chose a mis-exposed roll of 135 PanF50 shot at 200. We learned the lick-n-stick method of film extraction (genius) and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,812
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
As an amateur, if I can't do it with one camera...

As an amateur, if I can't do it with one camera and one lens, then I'm just playing with gear. Playing with gear is a great hobby, but it isn't photography.
So I waffle between the two hobbies.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,914
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Hey Sanders, I like your Insta, do you step up...

Hey Sanders, I like your Insta, do you step up and ask for permission to take a shot? Nice!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,914
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
At first I was tempted to call a troll, having...

At first I was tempted to call a troll, having been one in the past (not here, over on "guitars") but held back, then called "not a troll, an excited almost owner, remorseful before the fact, and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-18-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks tuna. I was looking to get a 35mm with...

Thanks tuna. I was looking to get a 35mm with WLF, to try. The one I am looking at, not in hand, seems to be in exc condition, and the finder seems very clear and bright. What is the main complaint?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-17-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Praktica FX2 anyone shoot one?

I am considering a Praktica F.X2 with Meyer Gorlitz 3.5 / f4.5
Does any RFF member have experience with this model?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-16-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Summit's wrong with your Summitar, here's...

Summit's wrong with your Summitar, here's mine.


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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-15-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
How close can 2 lenses be? I will guess the same...

How close can 2 lenses be?
I will guess the same as Mack, the Summitar can be very sharp, mine is, and the Serenar can be cloudy, or so I understand.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
That was groovy, thanks!

That was groovy, thanks!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,356
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Back in the "only film" days, I shot high-school...

Back in the "only film" days, I shot high-school football on Friday night with a Rolleiflex & electronic flash. I was happy with one usable shot per roll. Sometimes, if it wasn't for cheerleaders, I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2019
Replies: 556
Views: 52,536
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica m2, Canon 3.5cm f2 ltm. Green-ish...

Leica m2, Canon 3.5cm f2 ltm.
Green-ish underexposed areas, guess what film?


http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-5/fair%20ride%202%20sm.jpg
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 08-20-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks for pointing us to a great, and detailed...

Thanks for pointing us to a great, and detailed review of a camera that I never knew existed. The back-stories that usually only collectors of rarities like this know, and that this high-end camera...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-20-2019
Replies: 103
Views: 3,305
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
When I was foolishly shooting only one camera &...

When I was foolishly shooting only one camera & film I had no problem. Now I either put the film box end in the cold shoe, or paper tape on the base. I need to get some better paper tape, what I have...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-16-2019
Replies: 787
Views: 181,580
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-16-2019
Replies: 787
Views: 181,580
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-5/shore%20birds.jpg


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-16-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 4,135
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Into the...

Into the woods.


http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-5/road%20into%20the%20woods%20sm.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 4,135
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/...

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Following the Sabine/Neches Waterway in East Texas to the end of land where it meets the Gulf...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I bought a car once, and soon after driving it...

I bought a car once, and soon after driving it off the lot a loud rattling came from under the hood. I complained to the dealer, but he said "they all do that".
It could be the same with Leicas?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-06-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Don't do it if you are going to sell it, you...

Don't do it if you are going to sell it, you won't recoup the cost of the repair.

When you sell it, the new owner can have it done to his satisfaction, CLA, repaint, new rangefinder mirror, frame...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
People tell me all the time, you need more than...

People tell me all the time, you need more than one guitars.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-01-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 6,811
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks, I tend to work slowly, so loading and...

Thanks, I tend to work slowly, so loading and rewinding is no problem.
Believe it or not, because of working on so many other's guitars, and my own building projects, I am really a "one guitar" guy.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 6,811
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have only ever had a M2, besides the barnacks....

I have only ever had a M2, besides the barnacks. Should I want one of the M4's? I'm only interested in 35mm & 50mm framelines.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
"Amazing photographs that capture everyday life...

"Amazing photographs that capture everyday life of New Yorkers at the turn of the 19th century"

New Yorkers sure jump a lot in everyday life!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-29-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
It's hard to imagine that this would work...

It's hard to imagine that this would work consistently, but then, I don't play golf.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-28-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My opinion of Zorki 4 is that they have weak...

My opinion of Zorki 4 is that they have weak parts. I like the Zorki 3M better, and the Zorki 1's best.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-28-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 6,280
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I will NOT buy another camera in the next 12...

I will NOT buy another camera in the next 12 months, and I hope it will be an MP...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-28-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Welcome Mike, you have found your home! I love to...

Welcome Mike, you have found your home!
I love to churn FSU cameras, and my current "keepers" are a Zorki-Zorki and a Zorki 3M. They work way better than you would expect based on the cost of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I use tape. Have Ixmoo and Filca become delicate...

I use tape. Have Ixmoo and Filca become delicate collectibles?

I just checked, both Ixmoo and Filca have gone down in price since I bought mine a few years ago.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2019
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,705
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Bought the Voigtlander 35mm f2, used, for a great...

Bought the Voigtlander 35mm f2, used, for a great price, from the Head Bartender, thanks Steven!
Also a double handful of reusable metal 35mm film casettes from Freestyle after finding the plastic...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I have only messed a bit with night photography...

I have only messed a bit with night photography so here I am only thinking while typing: could it be "reciprocity" failure? Some films have it (long exposure toleration) and some don't.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-18-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 4,852
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My young son & I both shoot B&W film, I bulk load...

My young son & I both shoot B&W film, I bulk load cassettes and process in a 4 roll tank, every few weeks, 8-10 rolls. I am very frugal, use 1+1 D76, water stop bath, and keep count of how many rolls...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-17-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Careful buying from the Chinese seller, not a...

Careful buying from the Chinese seller, not a good feedback.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 3,536
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
A lower-cost Leica MP with 35/50 frame lines on...

A lower-cost Leica MP with 35/50 frame lines on one viewfinder, no switching of frames could cost less. If they changed the curtains to metal, that could be a useful upgrade.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great Band pictures! Oh yes, guitars. Thanks guys.

Great Band pictures! Oh yes, guitars. Thanks guys.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,224
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Finally! Someone willing to maintain some...

Finally! Someone willing to maintain some discipline in their own thread.
Mine is an M2 & 3.5cm lens.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 31,055
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks for the nice words! Looks like the Taylor...

Thanks for the nice words! Looks like the Taylor factory?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 622
Views: 145,952
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 622
Views: 145,952
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica IIIc /...

Leica IIIc / Summitar


http://davidnewtonguitars.squarespace.com/storage/camera-5/Deb%20thinks%20about%20roses%202.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-26-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Sorry Erik, my question was to the OP.

Sorry Erik, my question was to the OP.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-26-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Are you certain the lens is a M? Could it be an...

Are you certain the lens is a M? Could it be an LTM with an adapter that is not made well?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-25-2019
Replies: 174
Views: 53,570
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This lens continues to impress! Recently I bought...

This lens continues to impress!
Recently I bought the 7-Artisans 35 F2 M and with this roll of PanF-50 I shot mostly the new lens, and finished the last 5 or 6 exposures with the Canon 35 f2 ltm....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-25-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,298
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I bought all my FSU cameras & lenses from a...

I bought all my FSU cameras & lenses from a camera tech in Kiev, who became an ebay seller when the selling got good. Everything was serviced by him, his word is his bond, and so far, no lemons....
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-24-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
There is a good post on Kosmo Foto (with a link...

There is a good post on Kosmo Foto (with a link to the original post on another blog) about how bad a lens can be and still perform well. Spoiler alert, it is a multiple-cracked middle...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-24-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Focus? We don't need no stinkin' focus!

Focus? We don't need no stinkin' focus!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 8,087
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
My old rowboat. Can you believe my wife keeps...

My old rowboat. Can you believe my wife keeps asking why I haven't taken it away. I have probably taken a hundred pictures of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-20-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,721
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
No one here will fault you for pulling the ad,...

No one here will fault you for pulling the ad, "cough." So since we are talking about your camera, and its condition, the curtains have that dry look to my eyes, so the new owner will get a cla for...
Forum: Travel 06-19-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I traveled to Nebraska last eclipse, had a great...

I traveled to Nebraska last eclipse, had a great time! Since I knew that there would be many, many great pictures available that would be much better than what I could do, I concentrated on all the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-18-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 6,811
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I like black ok, but am I weird if I prefer...

I like black ok, but am I weird if I prefer chrome? Like there is only one reason I'm weird.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2019
Replies: 547
Views: 69,249
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2019
Replies: 547
Views: 69,249
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This thread is similar but different than "The...

This thread is similar but different than "The Look" (the EYE!) where the original intent was the look of disapproval when shooting people in public, and they don't like it. In this one it seems more...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-17-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 7,067
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-15-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Chris, I do remember you stated that the factory...

Chris, I do remember you stated that the factory speeds and times were better as a "starting point" than the Massive Dev. Chart. Sorry for the major "misquote"

I find it interesting that, with this...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-15-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Chris, you have been a proponent of using factory...

Chris, you have been a proponent of using factory speeds and timings, and I agree. Why now do you give Ilford's chart on Pan F 50 the turn-over? Is this an error on Ilfords part?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-15-2019
Replies: 1,088
Views: 192,414
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica M2 / 7artisans 35/2, PanF 50 in ID11...

Leica M2 / 7artisans 35/2, PanF 50 in ID11 1+1
This is surprising for a iso 50 film. Handheld, but braced, in subdued...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-15-2019
Replies: 1,088
Views: 192,414
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Leica M2 / 7artisans 35/2, PanF 50 in ID11...

Leica M2 / 7artisans 35/2, PanF 50 in ID11 1+1
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-15-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I just yesterday dev'd my first 4 rolls of Pan F...

I just yesterday dev'd my first 4 rolls of Pan F 50, 1 roll shot in M2, using a handheld meter, and 3 rolls in M6ttl. ID11 1+1 8.5 min. Not thin, plenty of density, especially in the M6, but I tend...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-15-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,867
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
So I also shot a roll of C-41 before sealing, and...

So I also shot a roll of C-41 before sealing, and the leaks show as red. Per another "leak thread" a red (orange) leak indicates the leak is from behind the film.
After doing my sealing job, I shot a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-15-2019
Replies: 1,088
Views: 192,414
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
New film for me, Ilford Pan F 50 Fishermen at...

New film for me, Ilford Pan F 50 Fishermen at Sabine ship channel.


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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,299
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
If I carry my camera on a ride, I change my head...

If I carry my camera on a ride, I change my head from "go fast" to "go slow". I only "carry" 10 or 20 percent of my rides, so when I carry, the point of the ride is to shoot film. Being a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Our kitchen is my developing lab, and I have made...

Our kitchen is my developing lab, and I have made the decision not to stink it up with c-41 chemistry.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 06-13-2019
Replies: 498
Views: 153,014
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-13-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 8,549
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This is a stunning portrait!

This is a stunning portrait!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-13-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,299
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2019
Replies: 137
Views: 12,060
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
If my vision doesn't change, the 35mm lens, if it...

If my vision doesn't change, the 35mm lens, if it has good sharpness, should do it. As long as the camera body works well, I am happy with that. What the future is, who knows? I don't think there is...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-12-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Yeah! Nice group!

Yeah! Nice group!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-12-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thank you Ko.Fe. I have some drafting Mylar film...

Thank you Ko.Fe. I have some drafting Mylar film that I think may work.
So I watched the official 7artsians lens adjustment video and it said to focus the rangefinder on an object at infinity and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-11-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,299
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I can't imagine carrying my camera in a handlebar...

I can't imagine carrying my camera in a handlebar bag. After each ride I would have to search in the bag for the screws that fell out, and re-align the rangefinder.
I use a cheap leather shoulder bag...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-11-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
It came with the chart and sort of instructions...

It came with the chart and sort of instructions for digital camera use. I am pretty dense. The only vids I found were for digital also.
Thanks, I will try searching again.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,271
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This is great! Does Leica make gaffer tape? I...

This is great! Does Leica make gaffer tape? I only use Leica accessories on my camera.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-11-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I got this lens for the M2, and have shot it for...

I got this lens for the M2, and have shot it for exactly 2 rolls. How would I go about testing it to see if the focus needs to be adjusted? What would be a procedure to use?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,271
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Black cameras are ok, but being from the 50's I...

Black cameras are ok, but being from the 50's I like chrome. I like a few "nice camera!" comments, it reminds me one of the reason I have loved photography for so long is the beauty of the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 8,579
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Fresh Film! Great news! I never used Acros, but I...

Fresh Film! Great news! I never used Acros, but I will get 100' if it is reasonable. Don't worry Ilford, I won't forget you ever.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-10-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,418
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I "found" another camera since I wrote that, but...

I "found" another camera since I wrote that, but I put it back in the drawer.

You should try a IIIc, most SM Leica for the money.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-09-2019
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,802
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks! I bought the Summitar for a (gone) Leica...

Thanks! I bought the Summitar for a (gone) Leica IIIc, I like its character. It is a heavy lens but it happens to balance well on the 3M. I like to "churn" FSU cameras because they are easier on the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-09-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,418
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I got a nice Summitar a couple of years ago for...

I got a nice Summitar a couple of years ago for $300. It needed some haze removed but opening them up for a cursory clean and lube is a piece of cake. There is a good tutorial online.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-09-2019
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,802
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
This is a cool, fairly scarce FSU, Zorki 3M, now...

This is a cool, fairly scarce FSU, Zorki 3M, now wearing a spiffy Summitar, fitting and focusing well. This will be my knock-about combo when I'm riding the bike. The only thing that is weird, it is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-09-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Thanks so far guys! It may take more than a...

Thanks so far guys! It may take more than a little encouragement to take the plunge, but I'm all ears.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-08-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
FPP C-41 Development Kit

I'm thinking about making a mistake and start developing C-41 film, like I have so much time on my hands. Has anyone tried this kit, or is it too new for...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-07-2019
Replies: 174
Views: 53,570
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 4,121
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
So this order of 13 rolls of c-41 took 19 days...

So this order of 13 rolls of c-41 took 19 days from when my credit card was charged until the scans hit the drop box, much less than the 30 days it had taken on the previous order.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 921
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
I sold a few cameras and lenses a few months ago...

I sold a few cameras and lenses a few months ago to partially fund a college graduation present for my son. I offered to buy him a better used car, but he said he wanted to keep driving his "beater"...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 921
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Don't talk about it, just hurry and do it before...

Don't talk about it, just hurry and do it before everyone who is talking about it does it and floods the market and prices plummet.

Then buy a M6ttl and an MP at bargain basement prices.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,404
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Great job Colton, we are so happy you have this...

Great job Colton, we are so happy you have this recognition. Were you able to offer your work for sale there?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 4,121
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
All c-41 The price and quality is fine, a 2 week...

All c-41 The price and quality is fine, a 2 week turn around would be acceptable. They charged my card as soon as they received my film, and I am counting calendar days since they received the film.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,379
Posted By davidnewtonguitars
Loading images to the gallery is more difficult...

Loading images to the gallery is more difficult than it should be. Make it easy and it will flourish.
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