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Forum: Photography General Interest 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Timmyjoe
Dorothea Lange, Words & Images

Found this article about Dorothea Lange's images, and the words she and others affixed to them, to be thought provoking. Thought others might like to read it:

Dorothea Lange used photography to make...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 3 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By Timmyjoe
The Nikon Z cameras will do that to you....

The Nikon Z cameras will do that to you. :D

Noticed the 1.25 magnifier on your M-D, has that made focusing easier?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 2,164
Views: 612,442
Posted By Timmyjoe
In the last twenty years I've assembled a small...

In the last twenty years I've assembled a small group of Leica M cameras, and they're great, but as I sat this morning having a bagel in a local coffee shop, looking down at my IIIc, I gotta say I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
Gabor, I was looking at a number of those on the...

Gabor,

I was looking at a number of those on the auction site, but was put off by the $1000+ asking prices. It's a lens I'd like to try someday as I use the 5cm, 8.5cm and 13.5cm Nikkor glass...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
Went with a Voigtlander 28mm f1.9 Ultron in LTM....

Went with a Voigtlander 28mm f1.9 Ultron in LTM. Happy with it so far.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,174
Posted By Timmyjoe
Processing 20.6MP on the fly to make deadline is...

Processing 20.6MP on the fly to make deadline is much more manageable than trying to process 45MP in the same time period. And they're not going to be billboards, they are going to appear in print or...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,174
Posted By Timmyjoe
ISO 3.28 million, are you kidding me!

Just saw the specs on the newly released Nikon D6. ISO can be pushed to 3.28 million! I remember when I got my D4 eight years ago and thought, ISO 51,000, that's ridiculous, who would need an ISO...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 99
Views: 3,204
Posted By Timmyjoe
Unless that Classic Negative Film Simulation mode...

Unless that Classic Negative Film Simulation mode includes a setting for AgfaPan APX-100, Kodak Tri-X and Kodak Plus-X, I'm not interested.

Best,
-Tim

PS: Not to thread hijack, but I've got some of...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got the "Winogrand" Canon 28 2.8 and use it...

I've got the "Winogrand" Canon 28 2.8 and use it quite a bit. Looking for something with a bit of a different look.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for the info, that's what I was trying to...

Thanks for the info, that's what I was trying to find out.

The CV 28 3.5 LTM might be a fine lens, but they've been discontinued, and the ones I've seen for sale used are priced higher than I think...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 Lens

I've looked everywhere and can't find the answer to this question.
Is the new Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 Lens a screw mount (LTM) lens with an adapter attached to if from the factory? Every detailed...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,164
Views: 612,442
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi Brian, how do you like that Voigtlander 21? Do...

Hi Brian, how do you like that Voigtlander 21? Do you have any images you made with that lens posted anywhere. It's a lens I'm interested in for my IIIc.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 3,140
Posted By Timmyjoe
A long time ago a photographer whose work I...

A long time ago a photographer whose work I admired told me that if you're shooting wide to normal focal length lenses, the Leica M will give better results than an SLR. Partially because of focus...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,610
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really love these two shots Michael. Are there...

Really love these two shots Michael. Are there any restrictions for taking pictures of the religious order?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Chris Crawford 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 176
Views: 7,929
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks Chris, I'm using a Canon 28mm f2.8 &...

Thanks Chris,

I'm using a Canon 28mm f2.8 & Canon 35mm f1.8 with a Tokyo Nikkor 5cm f1.4 & Nikkor 8.5cm f2 on my IIIc. I was really surprised how tack sharp both of those Canon's are wide open, in...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 22,615
Posted By Timmyjoe
Never owned or shot images with the Canon 28mm...

Never owned or shot images with the Canon 28mm f3.5 but have been using the "Winogrand" Canon 28mm f2.8 for a little over a year now. It has a unique rendering, lower contrast, but it's tack sharp...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 4,495
Posted By Timmyjoe
Canon 28mm f2.8 LTM Type 1, shot wide open on...

Canon 28mm f2.8 LTM Type 1, shot wide open on Leica IIIc using Tri-X, processed in HC-110.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Canfield.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Chris Crawford 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 176
Views: 7,929
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Chris, Love what you're doing with your new...

Hey Chris,

Love what you're doing with your new Barnack set up. I'm kind of a fan of the old Canon LTM lenses when used with my IIIc (actually don't have any Leica LTM glass, all Nikkor & Canon)....
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 220
Views: 8,746
Posted By Timmyjoe
Margus, Just spent a wonderful Sunday morning...

Margus,

Just spent a wonderful Sunday morning slowly going thru this thread again, what a delight. Such lovely imagery, such a wonderful adventure. Thanks so much for keeping it going.

One quick...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 731
Posted By Timmyjoe
Larry, Very nice pics of some beautiful...

Larry,

Very nice pics of some beautiful machinery.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 315
Views: 22,277
Posted By Timmyjoe
None of the shutter speeds are spot on, they're...

None of the shutter speeds are spot on, they're all a little slow, but I can live with that since I know what they are.

What acted up is a few (about 3) times when I was winding the camera, the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 315
Views: 22,277
Posted By Timmyjoe
Having the same issue. Mine sat for a little over...

Having the same issue. Mine sat for a little over a year, and when I got it out a few weeks ago, thinking about using it while visiting family over the holidays, the shutter started acting up. Got it...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 1,571
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've used a number of 90mm Leica lenses, and...

I've used a number of 90mm Leica lenses, and haven't found one I like as much as my Nikkor-P.C. 8.5cm f2.0 LTM. It's probably not any lighter than the Leicas or much smaller, but I really like the...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 5,339
Posted By Timmyjoe
I get a lot of joy out of using the Nikon Z6 with...

I get a lot of joy out of using the Nikon Z6 with my old Nikon Rangefinder lenses.

Nikon Z6 w/W-Nikkor 3.5cm f1.8 rangefinder lens

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/19BGPP.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Timmyjoe
Extremely lazy shot. I can understand not wanting...

Extremely lazy shot. I can understand not wanting the building in the shot, so the photog should have moved to the left before pressing the shutter.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 107
Views: 4,874
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think the reason I struggle with shooting...

I think the reason I struggle with shooting digital the way I shoot film is, being a tad too "perfectionistic", I have a tendency to check exposure when I have a digital camera, something I obviously...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By Timmyjoe
This reminds me of the first time I heard about...

This reminds me of the first time I heard about the Diana camera thirty years ago. A female photographer friend had just discovered the soft, blurry, vignetted images it produces and was encouraging...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Timmyjoe
Well that's interesting about there being a "new"...

Well that's interesting about there being a "new" and "old" version. Just checked, if what's listed above is accurate, mine would be the "new" version. Just took a look on the auction site, seems...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,126
Posted By Timmyjoe
+2 for the diopter. Sometimes it's hard to notice...

+2 for the diopter. Sometimes it's hard to notice as your eyes age, but I was just struggling more and more with nailing focus on my M6 TTL that I've had for twenty years. Was in Tamarkan Camera here...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 41,150
Posted By Timmyjoe
That's actually not Rex Harrison. Rex Harrison...

That's actually not Rex Harrison. Rex Harrison played Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady, the gentleman in the photo with Audrey Hepburn is Wilfrid Hyde-White, who played Colonel Pickering. Lovely shot...
Forum: Nikon RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Timmyjoe
Congrats Peter. That's one of my "someday"...

Congrats Peter. That's one of my "someday" lenses, as in someday I hope to buy one. Let us know how it renders.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-17-2020
Replies: 66
Views: 1,565
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Roel, congrats on the Z6. Hope you like yours...

Hey Roel, congrats on the Z6. Hope you like yours as much as I like mine.

When I got my Z6 about this time last year, none of the adapters from the major manufacturers were available yet, not at...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-17-2020
Replies: 66
Views: 1,565
Posted By Timmyjoe
Never used the Leica SL or SL2, but use the Nikon...

Never used the Leica SL or SL2, but use the Nikon Z6 with all my Leica M mount lenses (including Leica & Voigtlander), and Leica LTM lenses (including Leica, Nikkor & Canon), and Nikkor S (original...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-17-2020
Replies: 165
Views: 80,028
Posted By Timmyjoe
Never used the two lenses Erik discusses, but I...

Never used the two lenses Erik discusses, but I do have the 50/3.5 Heliar in Nikon S mount. It does look pretty funky, but I'm very happy with the way it renders. I mostly use it with my Nikon Z6,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-14-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,043
Posted By Timmyjoe
I remember reading a few years ago, and I wish I...

I remember reading a few years ago, and I wish I could find where I read it, that the Nikon rangefinder lenses, particularly the 3.5cm, 5cm, 8.5cm & 13.5cm, were all optimized for close to mid focus...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-13-2020
Replies: 227
Views: 6,448
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really lovely.

Really lovely.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 271
Views: 29,394
Posted By Timmyjoe
A couple of local Bar Bands that I had the...

A couple of local Bar Bands that I had the opportunity to photograph.

Faded Flannel (local cover band)

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/BarBand1.jpg
Chris Petlicki on Lead...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 271
Views: 29,394
Posted By Timmyjoe
A "For Sale" pic of a Gibson I never got around...

A "For Sale" pic of a Gibson I never got around to playing enough.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Gibson.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-08-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 6,464
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yeah, I'm sorry but that screw is so...

Yeah, I'm sorry but that screw is so butt-ugly.

Although the new version appears to be flat, as opposed to the previous version being slightly domed. Is that an improvement? Not really sure.

I'll...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-06-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Timmyjoe
Nicely done. Did you silver solder the area to...

Nicely done. Did you silver solder the area to fill in the voids after you pounded out the dent?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-04-2020
Replies: 29
Views: 3,077
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got a couple of the L308's. One in going on...

I've got a couple of the L308's. One in going on 30 years old.

I tried the L-208 because I thought the small size would be an asset, turns out my old eyes couldn't read the numbers on the meter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2020
Replies: 82
Views: 2,229
Posted By Timmyjoe
I knew I had these Nikon Z6 images somewhere,...

I knew I had these Nikon Z6 images somewhere, just took me a while to find them. (I think I need a better file organizing system)

Nikon Z6 with 1950's Nikkor Rangefinder...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-04-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Timmyjoe
Paywall, can't view.

Paywall, can't view.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2020
Replies: 82
Views: 2,229
Posted By Timmyjoe
I know Vince is using his Z7 with the new Nikon...

I know Vince is using his Z7 with the new Nikon mirrorless lenses, and they are making some spectacular glass, but the thing I love about the Nikon mirrorless system is that you can adapt it to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2020
Replies: 220
Views: 6,982
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think this is all temporary fluctuations. My M6...

I think this is all temporary fluctuations. My M6 TTL, bought brand new in 2000, was $1900. It's kind of bizarre to think that they would be selling for more than that twenty years later. I think the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,705
Posted By Timmyjoe
http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/DailyD...

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/DailyDriver.jpg
Daily Driver

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for posting this Peter. Have always loved...

Thanks for posting this Peter. Have always loved Leiter's work. So period.

Merry Christmas to all.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for everyone's input on architectural and...

Thanks for everyone's input on architectural and landscape photography. Didn't mean to hijack the thread, but I do appreciate the info.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-21-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm in a period where I lack camera lust at the...

I'm in a period where I lack camera lust at the moment. Hope it lasts.

Have much greater lust for "things that I really want to photograph"

But a quick aside, and not trying to hijack the thread....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yeah, Igor is tops. He travels a lot, I think...

Yeah, Igor is tops.

He travels a lot, I think much of his traveling is in the pursuit of the camera equipment he sells on his web site and on eBay.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon RF 12-16-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Timmyjoe
That cord storage solution is slick. I use a...

That cord storage solution is slick. I use a little Metz that can be set up with a bounce card on my S2. Never been a huge fan of direct flash. Can you diffuse that light at all, or does it rotate to...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 12-15-2019
Replies: 137
Views: 5,339
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Vince, Nice shot. Have had a Z6 for almost...

Hey Vince,

Nice shot.

Have had a Z6 for almost a year now, it's a seductive camera. The fact that you can adapt pretty much any lens you own to it, and it's such a breeze to manual focus, it really...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-12-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By Timmyjoe
What d_c says. Not that I have the money, but...

What d_c says. Not that I have the money, but even if I did, can't see spending that kind of money for a short telephoto, super fast lens for a rangefinder camera.

SLR, yes, Mirrorless, yes, but...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,705
Posted By Timmyjoe
Back in the 1970's when I got my first "real...

Back in the 1970's when I got my first "real camera" the group of young photographers I was with all had either Canon TX's or Pentax K1000's. Being happy with my Canon TX, I never tried one of their...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,705
Posted By Timmyjoe
Have owned all the pro variations over the years,...

Have owned all the pro variations over the years, still have the F6 and F. Bought the F4s and F6 new, the rest were second hand. The F3HP had the circuit board under the flash connection die, which...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-10-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Timmyjoe
This is really exciting: Kodak-Alaris confirms...

This is really exciting:

Kodak-Alaris confirms Ektachrome E100 film will be available in 120 & 4x5 within the next 10 days...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-09-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Timmyjoe
Caroll was a very sweet man, as well as a real...

Caroll was a very sweet man, as well as a real character. I built animatronic puppets in the Muppet Workshop for a couple years in the 1990's. It was a magical place, because of magical people like...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By Timmyjoe
Weird, I have this issue much more often with...

Weird, I have this issue much more often with Ilford B&W films and not as much with Kodak.

Whenever I notice even a slight purple/magenta tint to the negs I know it's time to replace my fixer. If...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-01-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got the LTM version of that lens and enjoy...

I've got the LTM version of that lens and enjoy it quite a bit. It can be tack sharp on center, even wide open, but falls off quickly as you move toward the edges. After about f5.6 it's pretty nice...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-01-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,793
Posted By Timmyjoe
The biggest problems I've ever had with Leica's...

The biggest problems I've ever had with Leica's (although I've only owned M's and Barnack's) has been shutter timing at higher speeds. I've had four Barnack's over the years and three out of four...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-30-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Timmyjoe
As Dayrell noted, whenever I see purple tint on...

As Dayrell noted, whenever I see purple tint on the negatives, it tells me my fixer is depleted.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photo Software 11-29-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By Timmyjoe
Still using Aperture, as none of my computers can...

Still using Aperture, as none of my computers can update any further since about three years ago. When one of them dies, and I have to replace it, not sure what software I'll end up with.

Really...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 11-29-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 2,337
Posted By Timmyjoe
That's pretty cool. I like the...

That's pretty cool. I like the results.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By Timmyjoe
Love that lens for head & shoulder shots on a...

Love that lens for head & shoulder shots on a Nikon film camera.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm a huge fan of the AF Nikkor 80-200 2.8D ED...

I'm a huge fan of the AF Nikkor 80-200 2.8D ED lens shown below. It is fantastic on film, and gets just beaten out on digital by the 70-200 VRII version. But for an F4, it's the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-26-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,130
Posted By Timmyjoe
A cinematographer once told me, "Use B&W if you...

A cinematographer once told me, "Use B&W if you are trying to convey the emotion of your subject."

He felt that color, by being so visually stimulating, got in the way of conveying the clarity of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-25-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,378
Posted By Timmyjoe
HA!!! Just a few comments. Have had a D700 since...

HA!!!

Just a few comments. Have had a D700 since 2009, it's a really nice camera, just does its thing, no drama. Picked up a D4 in 2012 for covering the conventions, and it paired nicely with the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-24-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,440
Posted By Timmyjoe
Always loved David Bailey's B&W work. Brings one...

Always loved David Bailey's B&W work. Brings one back to an era, unfortunately now gone.

Thanks for the link Helen.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-24-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,586
Posted By Timmyjoe
Answers: (1) If I had the time I'd be making...

Answers:

(1) If I had the time I'd be making lots of prints also. Totally agree, prints will outlast the hard drive's 1's and 0's.

(2) Used to calibrate my monitor, but like you found, didn't make...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-20-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've seen two things cause that effect. As...

I've seen two things cause that effect. As mentioned above, if the lines are visible on the bare negative, it's probably shutter curtain timing. Especially on higher speeds, the second shutter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By Timmyjoe
Well that is fun! Thanks for sharing...

Well that is fun!

Thanks for sharing Peter.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-15-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 13,267
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really beautiful work Vince....

Really beautiful work Vince. Congratulations.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-15-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By Timmyjoe
Lots of info there, about a very special person....

Lots of info there, about a very special person. Thanks for sharing Stephen.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-10-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By Timmyjoe
Totally agree. Have the Jazz Loft Movie on Apple...

Totally agree. Have the Jazz Loft Movie on Apple TV and have watched it numerous times.

Highly recommend.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-09-2019
Replies: 2,164
Views: 612,442
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm using these two IIIc cameras for a project....

I'm using these two IIIc cameras for a project. Both CLA'd by DAG.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/2-35mma.jpg

The Canon 35mm f2 w/Voigtlander finder usually lives on my M3 and a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-09-2019
Replies: 230
Views: 52,557
Posted By Timmyjoe
I agree Gid, and as we discussed elsewhere, one...

I agree Gid, and as we discussed elsewhere, one issue to keep in mind with the Df is that the diopter adjuster does not lock like it does on many Nikon DSLR's and it is easy to knock it out of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,722
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm tired of dealing with TSA and film. Last year...

I'm tired of dealing with TSA and film. Last year I started shipping film to the motel of my first night's destination and travel with a small collapsed box that I ship the B&W film back home from my...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-08-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 2,106
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for sharing that story Simon. Tom was...

Thanks for sharing that story Simon. Tom was something special, I miss him.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-08-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By Timmyjoe
Here's a comparison of the two fast Canon lenses...

Here's a comparison of the two fast Canon lenses from back in the day, the Canon 35mm f2 (Japanese Summicron) on the left and the Canon 35mm f1.8 on the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-08-2019
Replies: 230
Views: 52,557
Posted By Timmyjoe
The one accessory for the Nikon Df that I really...

The one accessory for the Nikon Df that I really love is the grip Nikon made for it.

Nikon Df-GR1 (http://www.photobyrichard.com/reviewbyrichard/nikon-df-gr1-review/)

Unfortunately I'm not sure...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-08-2019
Replies: 230
Views: 52,557
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi Helen, Because of the different Flange Focal...

Hi Helen,

Because of the different Flange Focal Distance of Nikon rangefinder lenses, compared to Nikon SLR lenses, the Nikon Df can't use Nikkor RFF lenses. A Nikon Z6 or Z7 on the other hand can...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-07-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Timmyjoe
Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM Lens

Anyone tried this lens?

Ran into a photographer this weekend who had this lens on the Canon mirrorless camera body. The thing is huge. A massive amount of glass. That f/2 aperture throughout the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-06-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By Timmyjoe
If you're planning on using it between f5.6 and...

If you're planning on using it between f5.6 and f11, also look at the Canon 35mm f1.8. It's a bit smaller than the f2 version, and not as sharp wide open, but just as good when stopped down to f4 or...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-06-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,874
Posted By Timmyjoe
I love the simplicity of shooting B&W film, kind...

I love the simplicity of shooting B&W film, kind of photography broken down to its essentials, light and shadow, and I enjoy (maybe nostalgically) the process of processing the film, knowing I'll get...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-05-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 52,046
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Colton, Looks like you're working that lens...

Hey Colton,

Looks like you're working that lens really well. I like the way you've got it rendering color.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-05-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,052
Posted By Timmyjoe
I can't tell you what's right for you, but I can...

I can't tell you what's right for you, but I can share what I've been doing for a bit. I have to keep traveling for work shooting, which is all digital whiz-bang. My passion is B&W film so I bring...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By Timmyjoe
Many decades ago I was an actor, and I remember a...

Many decades ago I was an actor, and I remember a very smart director told me something one day that I always try to remember. I was struggling with a role, so I tried to imagine how a few actors I'd...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-05-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,586
Posted By Timmyjoe
The original AgfaPan, APX-100. It was my go to...

The original AgfaPan, APX-100. It was my go to film from the mid-1980's till Agfa went out of business. The replacement stuff is crap.

I love the tonal gradations (especially skin tones) and the...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-05-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 12,332
Posted By Timmyjoe
All I'm lacking is the time and the money....

All I'm lacking is the time and the money. ;)

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-05-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 12,332
Posted By Timmyjoe
Take a very slow trip around the country (in my...

Take a very slow trip around the country (in my case, the United States), documenting everything I see with two Leica IIIc camera bodies and a bevy on Nikkor LTM lenses. Not that I've thought about...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,573
Posted By Timmyjoe
Here's how it's worked for me for decades now. I...

Here's how it's worked for me for decades now. I shoot Leica rangefinders, and Nikon & Canon SLR's (older ones). I was told years ago that all the cameras I shoot have a "From the factory" optic of...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-01-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,708
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yeah, that one kinda blew me away. Really don't...

Yeah, that one kinda blew me away. Really don't grasp the concept of that lens. The beauty of the Z series cameras is their tiny form factor and light weight. Why would someone want to attach a...
Forum: Travel 10-27-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 933
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really great pics Larry. Bonneville is a hoot....

Really great pics Larry. Bonneville is a hoot. Got a chance to stop by in 1976 and was interested mostly in the motorcycles. Remember this little Honda that set a land speed record at like 87mph and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-24-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Colton, Congrats on the new lens. Looks like...

Hey Colton,

Congrats on the new lens. Looks like the two of you are getting on quite nicely. Wonderful shots.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-23-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,349
Posted By Timmyjoe
David, I would love to hear why you think this is...

David, I would love to hear why you think this is so.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By Timmyjoe
Haven't used them since last spring, but I think...

Haven't used them since last spring, but I think they're still in business. They process A LOT of film, and I think their business is doing well.

https://www.dwaynesphoto.com/index.html

Might want...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-19-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,166
Posted By Timmyjoe
The vignetting is a real issue with the 28mm f2.8...

The vignetting is a real issue with the 28mm f2.8 Canon. I have a Canon original yellow filter but it vignettes on the 28mm. I also have a Walz Y2 which is very thin, and it works well on the 28mm,...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-19-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,166
Posted By Timmyjoe
This is the bane of my existence when it comes to...

This is the bane of my existence when it comes to a few of my favorite Canon LTM lenses. I've got two different 40mm Yellow filters, but for the life of me cannot find a 40mm Red filter. Been looking...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,180
Posted By Timmyjoe
Don't really use a 50mm with the rangefinders...

Don't really use a 50mm with the rangefinders much. Mostly 28mm, 35mm, 85/90mm. The 50mm just seems kind of "blah". Have you tried other focal lengths with your rangefinder?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Colton, I used to have a Leica 35mm...

Hey Colton,

I used to have a Leica 35mm Summicron ASPH but sold it because I always thought it rendered too "heavy". I shoot mostly B&W film and the Cron was too heavy on contrast. The 35mm f2 Canon...
Forum: Photo Software 10-15-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Timmyjoe
Absolutely.

Absolutely.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-13-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Timmyjoe
Stephen (and anyone else), Have you shot with...

Stephen (and anyone else),

Have you shot with this lens, and if so, how does it compare to the Nikkor 8.5cm f2 version? Is it markedly better, especially wide open?

Thanks.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,305
Posted By Timmyjoe
I find the most annoying sounding shutter of all...

I find the most annoying sounding shutter of all my cameras is the one on my Nikon FM2N. It's loud, but not extremely so, but man it sounds like a crappy piece of tin, and gives me the sensation that...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-10-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 992
Posted By Timmyjoe
Unlike when my dog's leash got caught up in the...

Unlike when my dog's leash got caught up in the strap of my M3 and ripped the camera out of my hands as he chased a squirrel down the street, it looks like this one can bounce along the pavement for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-04-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Timmyjoe
I wouldn't be sure about that. Maybe the scammers...

I wouldn't be sure about that. Maybe the scammers are doing things differently now than they were when I was dealing with this, but back then, they would just hack dormant accounts that had 100%...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-04-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for the heads up. Have you reported this...

Thanks for the heads up. Have you reported this to eBay? This is a common scam. Stealing images off the internet and then "selling" the item on eBay. Dealt with this a lot in the early 2000's,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for sharing that, very interesting how his...

Thanks for sharing that, very interesting how his portable studio worked. Looks like they were setting it up in a sandstorm.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,094
Posted By Timmyjoe
I see more and more young people (okay, they're...

I see more and more young people (okay, they're probably in their 20's, but from the 62 year old vantage point, they're young people) walking around Chicago with old Canon film cameras like the AE-1....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-28-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,513
Posted By Timmyjoe
I treat 35mm digital like I treat 35mm film. I...

I treat 35mm digital like I treat 35mm film. I try my best to crop in camera, but in some cases I modify the crop in post, but mildly.

I remember when I tried to get comfortable shooting medium...
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-26-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 7,929
Posted By Timmyjoe
DAG does excellent work, he rebuilt my IIIc and...

DAG does excellent work, he rebuilt my IIIc and I've been very happy with it. And that Leica VIOOH is a lot of fun to work with, and sits nicely on the Barnack bodies and has settings for most of my...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-22-2019
Replies: 315
Views: 22,277
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Charles, Like the stuff you're posting here....

Hey Charles,

Like the stuff you're posting here. So that 1932 model, everything still functioning correctly? It looks really beat, but I guess if I had been born in 1932 I'd look really beat...
Forum: Photo Software 09-22-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By Timmyjoe
Okay, I'm really confused. If you go the the web...

Okay, I'm really confused. If you go the the web page jarski linked to:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208436

It's Apple's web page talking about the migration to 64-bit. It tells you how to go...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-20-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Timmyjoe
When we lived in Portland, Oregon, we were right...

When we lived in Portland, Oregon, we were right down the street from a Krispy Kreme. Man I miss Krispy Kreme.

Nice images everyone.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,723
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just quickly looked at the OP's post on the other...

Just quickly looked at the OP's post on the other Leica forum and he seems pretty happy with his purchase. This whole thread has been a mystery to me since he originally posted. Definitely...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-17-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Timmyjoe
W/NW: My Little Town

Simon & Garfunkel sung about it. And many of us currently live in a "Little Town". Hope we can share pics from them.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/HouseAgfa.jpg
Leica M4 w/28mm f2.8...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-17-2019
Replies: 237
Views: 26,306
Posted By Timmyjoe
Light Morning Fog on the way to...

Light Morning Fog on the way to Subway

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/LightFogAgfa.jpg
Leica M4 w/35mm f1.8 Canon LTM & long expired AgfaPan APX-100

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-16-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By Timmyjoe
Don't have an FE but have been using MD-12's with...

Don't have an FE but have been using MD-12's with FM2N's for over twenty years and all I can say is the MD-12 is "iffy" even on it's best days. And they haven't gotten better over time.

Have had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Timmyjoe
"There is so much to see in faces that are not...

"There is so much to see in faces that are not laughing . . ." - Peter Lindbergh

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-13-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By Timmyjoe
The history of the black camera is pretty...

The history of the black camera is pretty cool.

Okay, upon seeing them both, just personal opinion, I'd do the black one because I've never liked the self timer on the Barnacks. Not saying they...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-13-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By Timmyjoe
First off, tell us who the famous person is?...

First off, tell us who the famous person is? :D

I'd have the CLA done to the camera you want to use. Take each one, run thru shooting with each, ignore the shutter for now. Do your lenses focus...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,449
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've still got two 100 foot rolls of Plus-X in...

I've still got two 100 foot rolls of Plus-X in 16mm in the freezer. I keep looking for a good 110 camera to shoot it in, but so far haven't found anything that does it justice.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,449
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yeah, you can still get Double XX. I buy it in...

Yeah, you can still get Double XX. I buy it in 400 ft rolls and spool it down, then put it in a Lloyds bulk film loader and load 35mm cassettes with it. Lots of fun.

Plus X unfortunately is long...
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-10-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 7,929
Posted By Timmyjoe
That is really cool Chris. I've got a iiic and...

That is really cool Chris. I've got a iiic and love it. And those are sweet lenses.

Have fun with it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,960
Posted By Timmyjoe
While reading the article Marty links to above, I...

While reading the article Marty links to above, I followed a few clicks and came across a few other in depth article about Robert Frank, his work, his life and his art.

Long piece with an interview...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,960
Posted By Timmyjoe
Ah, to live so long. I do love his work. The...

Ah, to live so long.

I do love his work. The Americans is one of my Go-To Bibles for reference on documentary photography.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 90
Views: 4,700
Posted By Timmyjoe
If you are passionate about fish, and passionate...

If you are passionate about fish, and passionate about bicycles, then for you, the two have a lot in common, as both are your passions. And the loss of passion for something you are passionate about...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 90
Views: 4,700
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think I'm a bit younger than most of you at...

I think I'm a bit younger than most of you at only 62, and right now I can't imagine stopping photography, something that has been a constant companion since I was a child. Still so many images I...
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-06-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think another big factor in this is the glass....

I think another big factor in this is the glass. You would be comparing Hasselblad's Zeiss T* MF optics (if you're talking about the 50MP back for the V system) against the Leica rangefinder glass on...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 09-06-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 8,797
Posted By Timmyjoe
While I love my Rollei 35, I think I'd love it...

While I love my Rollei 35, I think I'd love it more with a 21mm lens.

Love this work Simon. Inspiring.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-04-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm curious about this as well. Have an R3000 but...

I'm curious about this as well. Have an R3000 but never tried the alcohol cleaning of the nozzles, but that has worked well with other ink jet printers I've had over the years.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Timmyjoe
Sorry to hear this. Love his work. Best, -Tim

Sorry to hear this. Love his work.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Timmyjoe
Buying "non-traditional" photo supplies from B&H...

Buying "non-traditional" photo supplies from B&H and Freestyle for a number of years (i.e. not digital and not 35mm or MF film) I run in to this occasionally. B&H will have one size of one paper or...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 09-02-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By Timmyjoe
Froze the frame at 3:46 and she was shooting a...

Froze the frame at 3:46 and she was shooting a Nikon S2 in that frame, which is kind of funny as the Nikon S2 wasn't introduced for almost a decade after WWII.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2019
Replies: 343
Views: 38,827
Posted By Timmyjoe
Cobbler: http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/For...

Cobbler:

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Cobbler1.jpg
Leica IIIf w/collapsible 5cm Summicron & Tri-X

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Cobbler2.jpg
Leica IIIf w/collapsible...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for posting this Brian. Really...

Thanks for posting this Brian. Really lovely.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Rob, LTM lenses open up wonderful...

Hey Rob,

LTM lenses open up wonderful possibilities on the Leica Monochrom. I've got a first generation Leica M9M and regularly use Nikkor-SC 5cm f1.4, Nikkor-PC 8.5cm f2.0, Nikkor-QC 13.5cm f3.5...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-30-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 2,170
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've still got a few old SLR's from back in the...

I've still got a few old SLR's from back in the day, but they're mostly gathering dust. What I can't seem to put down though is Tri-X in my old Leica M4. After a week or two it's calling me. I love...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,017
Posted By Timmyjoe
That's really nice Peter. Can you share the story...

That's really nice Peter. Can you share the story behind it?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By Timmyjoe
Looks like someone got a new spring wind Bolex...

Looks like someone got a new spring wind Bolex and was trying it out on the street. Kinda like street photography, with moving pictures.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,272
Posted By Timmyjoe
A number of years ago I was teaching a class in...

A number of years ago I was teaching a class in sports photography. I had a number of students who were complaining that they couldn't get good shots because they didn't have the latest and greatest...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-24-2019
Replies: 5,512
Views: 841,120
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really nice Vince.

Really nice Vince.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,525
Posted By Timmyjoe
If I'm shooting B&W, I'll go meterless. If I'm...

If I'm shooting B&W, I'll go meterless. If I'm shooting chromes, I use a hand held meter. I've always found B&W film to be pretty forgiving.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-21-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,747
Posted By Timmyjoe
Big fan of the 24-70 f2.8L second version, and...

Big fan of the 24-70 f2.8L second version, and the 35mm f1.4L first version. Both rendered sublimely. Regret selling the 35mm.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-20-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By Timmyjoe
I can relate to the "slightly different can be...

I can relate to the "slightly different can be annoying" sentiment. For years I've used two Nikon DSLR bodies with the 24-70 on one and the 70-200 on the other. The 24-70, though optically superb, is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 5,195
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've still got about 2 liters of the HC-110 made...

I've still got about 2 liters of the HC-110 made in Germany, and as I use dilution H, which is 64:1, I think it'll probably last me a few decades.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-14-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By Timmyjoe
Nice piece, thanks for sharing. Best, -Tim

Nice piece, thanks for sharing.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-13-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Timmyjoe
Worst case scenario, I have taken cheap drugstore...

Worst case scenario, I have taken cheap drugstore reading glasses and popped out the lenses (usually plastic) and carved & filed them down to make diopters for some of my older, more obscure cameras....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 5,338
Posted By Timmyjoe
http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/RainSk...

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/RainSky.jpg
Nikon Z6 - W-Nikkor 3.5cm f1.8

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2019
Replies: 440
Views: 68,858
Posted By Timmyjoe
http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Yellow...

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Yellow1.jpg
Nikon Z6 - W-Nikkor 3.5cm f1.8

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2019
Replies: 222
Views: 34,520
Posted By Timmyjoe
http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/RainCa...

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/RainCar.jpg
Nikon Z6 - W-Nikkor 3.5cm f1.8

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-10-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,510
Posted By Timmyjoe
For me it was simple, I shot for 30+ years with...

For me it was simple, I shot for 30+ years with 35mm film cameras before I got my first digital. I'm comfortable with the lenses I had acquired and thought in those focal lengths. I tried a Leica M8...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for sharing this article jsrocket. Always...

Thanks for sharing this article jsrocket. Always loved the CCD sensor in the M9 and M Monochrom. Glad I have one of each.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-08-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 2,348
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think it's pretty cool. Best, -Tim

I think it's pretty cool.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-08-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By Timmyjoe
Once my developer and fixer are mixed, they go...

Once my developer and fixer are mixed, they go into the freezer until they are at 67F in the summer (the time in the development tank raises the temp to 68F or 69F). I'm fortunate that my tap...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,374
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think everyone else has covered what I would...

I think everyone else has covered what I would suggest. Hewes stainless steel reels are what I currently use and I find them very easy to load. Like David, I started out using a Patterson tank back...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 4,048
Posted By Timmyjoe
Wow, some really beautiful images...

Wow, some really beautiful images folks.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-04-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By Timmyjoe
Well that didn't work. Brought the 4x5 camera and...

Well that didn't work. Brought the 4x5 camera and didn't shoot a frame with it. Had a Leica M4 and got so busy running around, whenever I got to take a picture for myself, it was just so much easier...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-30-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By Timmyjoe
"Spray and Pray Baby, Spray and Pray" 30 frames...

"Spray and Pray Baby, Spray and Pray"

30 frames per second is almost like shooting a 16mm movie, just pick the best frame.

I think you're just getting old Bill. ;)

I know as I'm getting older I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Timmyjoe
When my son was seven, he looked at the back of...

When my son was seven, he looked at the back of my Canon A-1 and told me it was broken. When I asked him why he thought it was broken, he pointed at the square black center piece on the back, (where...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-30-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got one of those, it works okay, but I'm not...

I've got one of those, it works okay, but I'm not a big fan.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Timmyjoe
HA!!! That's hilarious. I had no idea what you...

HA!!! That's hilarious. I had no idea what you meant by "red room" as I've never watched Stranger Things, but it is funny how kids these days don't know about things that were popular "not that long...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-27-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By Timmyjoe
Are you using a Mac? The reason I ask is that...

Are you using a Mac? The reason I ask is that many years ago I would get weird results like that from a Nikon film scanner, and a Nikon tech told me, on a Mac, that occasionally something would get...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By Timmyjoe
As long as you are loading your 4x5 into the...

As long as you are loading your 4x5 into the Mod54 rack, putting the rack onto the center hollow Patterson column, placing the Mod54/Film/Center Column into the Patterson tank, and putting the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-26-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for posting that FPJ, I had not seen much...

Thanks for posting that FPJ, I had not seen much of her color work. That is really something.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got the Patterson/Mod54 set up and just used...

I've got the Patterson/Mod54 set up and just used it to process some 4x5 Tri-X 320. As mentioned above, by pre-washing the film in clear water first you can remove the anti-halation backing. I load...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hogarth, Nice review. Picked up a Voigtlander...

Hogarth,

Nice review. Picked up a Voigtlander VCII a couple months ago for my M4 and really love it. Had been using a hand meter or guessing exposure before that. It's changed the way I shoot the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,859
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm with Richard, bring an F as opposed to either...

I'm with Richard, bring an F as opposed to either the FM3A or F3. Although I don't own an FM3A, so I'm no expert on that camera. But I do own an F and used to own a pristine, low mileage F3HP that...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 1,635
Views: 89,608
Posted By Timmyjoe
Are they going to be selling them in...

Are they going to be selling them in un-plated/un-painted brass like that? That would be pretty cool.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,823
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've done this before with an M4 & M3, but I...

I've done this before with an M4 & M3, but I found that I use the camera with B&W 95% of the time, so I stopped carrying the other one.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-23-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,990
Posted By Timmyjoe
Funny you should mention that. Been a Nikon guy...

Funny you should mention that. Been a Nikon guy for almost thirty years now, both my rangefinder sets are Nikon based, so naturally, what's the first two 4x5 lenses I acquire? Couple of Nikkor-W's. I...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-23-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,990
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm a "bigger is better" photographer when it...

I'm a "bigger is better" photographer when it comes to film, but not for digital. For many of the reasons you have listed above, none of my digital cameras is over 24MP, and I only have one of those,...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-19-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By Timmyjoe
I use a Z6 and a Leica M digital. They are very...

I use a Z6 and a Leica M digital. They are very different cameras. One is basically an SLR shooting experience, and one is a Rangefinder shooting experience.

It depends on what you are looking for....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Timmyjoe
That's really beautiful...

That's really beautiful Keith.


http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Moon2.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,420
Posted By Timmyjoe
Great article. I love it that they left the...

Great article. I love it that they left the cameras on the moon surface.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2019
Replies: 673
Views: 21,173
Posted By Timmyjoe
Beautifully touching Peter. Best, -Tim

Beautifully touching Peter.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Timmyjoe
Great article Stephen, thanks for sharing...

Great article Stephen, thanks for sharing it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2019
Replies: 673
Views: 21,173
Posted By Timmyjoe
I really love this portrait Peter. Beautifully...

I really love this portrait Peter. Beautifully done.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-13-2019
Replies: 83
Views: 21,513
Posted By Timmyjoe
This image was taken by Mason Resnick during a...

This image was taken by Mason Resnick during a class taught by Garry in 1976.

http://www.photogs.com/bwworld/winogrand_inaction_550.jpg

Garry can be seen with a Leica M4 and the Canon 28mm f2.8,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,174
Posted By Timmyjoe
Wonderful video, thanks for sharing...

Wonderful video, thanks for sharing that.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,488
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks Colton. Best, -Tim

Thanks Colton.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,488
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks mothertrucker. The following day the sky...

Thanks mothertrucker.

The following day the sky turned more dramatic.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/SmokeyAnsel2.jpg
Medalist II with sheet film back, Ilford FP4+, Rodinal

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,488
Posted By Timmyjoe
Love the colors on those two shots...

Love the colors on those two shots Colton.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,488
Posted By Timmyjoe
So I was Ansel Adams-ing with the Medalist II and...

So I was Ansel Adams-ing with the Medalist II and the sheet film back last year in the Great Smokey Mountains. Okay, I was failing at Ansel Adams-ing in the Great Smokey Mountains, but I did have...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-08-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 6,964
Posted By Timmyjoe
Congratulations, that's really cool Chris. Happy...

Congratulations, that's really cool Chris. Happy for you both.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2019
Replies: 222
Views: 50,734
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Chrism, really nice work. Is it true that you...

Hey Chrism, really nice work. Is it true that you used an AF-S Nikkor 28 - 300 for many of the above shots? I had never heard of that lens. You seem to be making it work really well with your F6....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,809
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm on and off with "always carry". But those...

I'm on and off with "always carry". But those weeks when I'm "on", I carry a Leica M4 with a 35mm lens and Tri-X. That's how I see the world.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,124
Posted By Timmyjoe
Agree 150% Best, -Tim

Agree 150%

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got Canon FD glass that I've used on...

I've got Canon FD glass that I've used on mirrorless digital in the past and it works fine. Don't currently have an adapter for the Z6, but I see no reason why it shouldn't work well.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 07-01-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By Timmyjoe
Making of a Nikkor-SC 5cm f1.4 LTM lens

In an Atlantic article Peter reference in another thread, was this image of a Japanese technician assembling what appears to be a Nikkor-SC 5cm f1.4 LTM lens....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-29-2019
Replies: 1,151
Views: 299,377
Posted By Timmyjoe
When I was MUCH younger, this was my 1994 Honda...

When I was MUCH younger, this was my 1994 Honda 125 GP race bike, at Blackhawk Farms race track.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/BHF1.jpg
Canon TX, FD 50mm f1.8SC, Kodacolor

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 3,492
Posted By Timmyjoe
I realize this is a really old thread, but just a...

I realize this is a really old thread, but just a couple weeks ago I got a VCII meter for my M4. I gotta say, I'm loving it. Am working on a project with the M4 where I'm shooting a lot of the new...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-25-2019
Replies: 169
Views: 52,046
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just shooting a test to see how the lens performs...

Just shooting a test to see how the lens performs on my M4. I like it.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Can35f2a.jpg
Leica M4 w/Canon 35mm f2.0 LTM lens &...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yeah, rem-jet will totally screw up a normal...

Yeah, rem-jet will totally screw up a normal color film processing machine. It's like this really fine charcoal powder that coats one side of the film. When it gets wet it starts sloshing off, and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Timmyjoe
Authorized Photo Service was the Nikon Service...

Authorized Photo Service was the Nikon Service center in the Midwest before Nikon cut back on service centers. They do good work and probably still can service the FM2N. You can see info on them at...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-22-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By Timmyjoe
You're welcome Jan. One note, this is the Amedeo...

You're welcome Jan. One note, this is the Amedeo adapter you need:

https://shop.cameraquest.com/nikon-contax-rangefinder-lens-adapters/amedeo-nikon-rangefinder-mount-to-leica-m-mount-adapter/

In...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By Timmyjoe
If you've got Nikon RF glass Helen, you might...

If you've got Nikon RF glass Helen, you might consider a Z6. Their price has been coming down, and I find it a real joy to shoot with the Nikkor glass. The camera has the usual diopter adjustment...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By Timmyjoe
Helen, I don't know of an adapter that will mate...

Helen,

I don't know of an adapter that will mate Nikon RF lenses to a Nikon Df DSLR. The flange focal distance for the Rangefinder lenses is too short for the SLR cameras because of the swinging...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've been using all my Nikon S mount rangefinder...

I've been using all my Nikon S mount rangefinder lenses on my Nikon Z6 and have been very happy with the results. Get yourself an Amedeo adapter (Nikon S to Leica M) and then a Leica M to Nikon Z...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Timmyjoe
WOW!!! Thanks for posting Raid. Best, -Tim

WOW!!!

Thanks for posting Raid.

Best,
-Tim
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