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Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-25-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By antiquark
I layed the horizontals across two pages. So the...

I layed the horizontals across two pages. So the "gutter" part would hide a central strip of the image. So I tried to compensate by duplicating some of the right image on the left image, and some...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-25-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By antiquark
Thanks, I added a copy of you book to my shopping...

Thanks, I added a copy of you book to my shopping cart, but Amazon says "Temporarily out of stock..." ... but I'm sure it will be in stock at some point!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,426
Posted By antiquark
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4238/35514175502_5a...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4238/35514175502_5af6008010_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/W7gr5J)
DSC_6537-bw- (https://flic.kr/p/W7gr5J) by Derek Ross (https://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/), on Flickr
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-01-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,135
Posted By antiquark
Me too! Maybe!

Me too! Maybe!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-29-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 7,411
Posted By antiquark
Jeez, pretty old camera. We should collect some...

Jeez, pretty old camera. We should collect some funds and buy Daido a better one! :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-29-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 7,411
Posted By antiquark
Which Camera is this (Daido Moriyama)

On Akio Nagasawa's instagram page, there's a picture (https://www.instagram.com/akionagasawa/) of Ol' Daido posing with a camera. Does anybody know which camera this is? See picture...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-16-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By antiquark
It's summer now... for a few short months! (A few...

It's summer now... for a few short months! (A few very very short months, sigh.)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-16-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By antiquark
I'm a big fan of Daido Moriyama, so when I edited...

I'm a big fan of Daido Moriyama, so when I edited the pictures, I tried to maximize the contrast as much as possible. So many of the pictures have pure blown areas, and pure black areas. But they...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-16-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By antiquark
It's a "print on demand" scheme. So it's printed...

It's a "print on demand" scheme. So it's printed one-by-one whenever someone orders it. I think that's a good idea, because you don't have to pre-order a pile of books to get the price down.

The...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-16-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By antiquark
My brother released a photobook

Hello All,

My brother (Kirby) and I put together a photobook and released it via CreateSpace. Basically he took all the pictures, and I did everything else. He's not an RFF member, but he does seem...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 873
Posted By antiquark
That being said... I think that RFF has a higher...

That being said... I think that RFF has a higher degree of artistic quality than, say, flickr or instagram.
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-23-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,006
Posted By antiquark
Take a look at this lengthy document:...

Take a look at this lengthy document:

https://www.zeiss.com/content/dam/Photography/new/pdf/en/cln_archiv/cln35_en_web_special_bokeh.pdf

On page 41+ it has some examples. Basically it seems you...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-14-2017
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,955
Posted By antiquark
Pre-ordered an upcoming book by Moriyama. ...

Pre-ordered an upcoming book by Moriyama. Actually it sounds amazing, considering how rare his various Record books have become:

Daido Moriyama: Record

by Mark Holborn


Inspired by Japanese...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-07-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 6,068
Posted By antiquark
Here's a followup question: what should come...

Here's a followup question: what should come first-- the statement, or the art?

Deciding the statement before taking pictures almost seems impossible... but constructing a statement after taking a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-05-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 6,068
Posted By antiquark
Personal artist's statement or mission statement?

Does anyone have a personal mission statement or guiding principle for their photographic endeavors? I've been taking a long break from attempting photography as an art form. (I still photograph...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-31-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 7,156
Posted By antiquark
I am bracing myself for his opinion on HDR...

I am bracing myself for his opinion on HDR photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,737
Posted By antiquark
Good one! :D

Good one! :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,737
Posted By antiquark
Kodak to release large format Kodacolor Gold 100

I saw a roll of this new large format film while vacationing at Disney World. The release date is currently unknown. (See attached...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2012
Replies: 2,713
Views: 795,420
Posted By antiquark
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7182/6986132021_17d2...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7182/6986132021_17d2300720_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/6986132021/)
D90 + J1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/6986132021/) by [email protected]
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 5,693
Posted By antiquark
Does Kodak supply any film/technology to the...

Does Kodak supply any film/technology to the military? If yes, the govt might find a way to bail them out.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-21-2011
Replies: 197
Views: 18,255
Posted By antiquark
They stole their own idea! Wonder if the "Nikon...

They stole their own idea!

Wonder if the "Nikon 1" will be the same type of milestone that the "Nikon I" was? It has some amazing features, IMHO.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-21-2011
Replies: 197
Views: 18,255
Posted By antiquark
Also, I am struck by the ingenuity of the simple...

Also, I am struck by the ingenuity of the simple name "1", and the fact that nobody thought of it before!

Here's a video, via...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-21-2011
Replies: 197
Views: 18,255
Posted By antiquark
I for one think the industrial design is SUPER...

I for one think the industrial design is SUPER (especially the white one).

Question: say you put a 50/1.4 (equivalent) lens on the thing... how will the depth of field compare with a FF...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-11-2011
Replies: 98
Views: 14,321
Posted By antiquark
That's the problem! Your focus is not working for...

That's the problem! Your focus is not working for you... why stay with something that's not working?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-11-2011
Replies: 98
Views: 14,321
Posted By antiquark
You should try completely different styles of...

You should try completely different styles of photography. You might find something you like, that's totally unexpected to you.

Also, as far as people commenting on your pictures, the old saying is...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-30-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,191
Posted By antiquark
Hmmm... dare me!

Hmmm... dare me!
Forum: Off Topic 06-28-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By antiquark
One of the internet gurus said, "just use a point...

One of the internet gurus said, "just use a point and shoot. The small sensor brings everything into focus."

The Lytro seems like a solution without a problem.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 4,935
Posted By antiquark
When someone emails me, "look at this picture," I...

When someone emails me, "look at this picture," I always look. It only takes a second.

When someone emails me, "watch this video," I don't always look. It takes too long!

Video might be better......
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-21-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 9,191
Posted By antiquark
Steve McCurry shoots digital these days, and he's...

Steve McCurry shoots digital these days, and he's pretty darn good. Of course, he learned with decades of Kodachrome, which might explain it.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-21-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,921
Posted By antiquark
Thom wrote: I think he's missing something in...

Thom wrote:


I think he's missing something in that list. Some photographers talk about how they're trying to learn something, or reveal something, about people in general. (The human...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By antiquark
For example, here's one that's 15000 pixels wide...

For example, here's one that's 15000 pixels wide (not my pic):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/2893346171/sizes/o/in/photostream/
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By antiquark
Do you mean, raw files? Flickr lets you store...

Do you mean, raw files? Flickr lets you store huge images, but they have to be in JPG format.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By antiquark
Multiple albums isn't bad, in fact it lets a...

Multiple albums isn't bad, in fact it lets a group of people view the pictures more easily, rather than waiting for one album to be passed around.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-13-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,180
Posted By antiquark
I once read an explanation which was based on the...

I once read an explanation which was based on the idea that we're three-dimensional creatures, so we have the ability to perceive a two-dimensional surface "all at once."

So if you want to "absorb"...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-11-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,580
Posted By antiquark
Often you can imagine what the picture would look...

Often you can imagine what the picture would look like if some aspect of its composition were changed. I guess you're comparing the actual picture to the one in your "mind's eye," and saying that the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-25-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,405
Posted By antiquark
I've heard that you can soften the glue on the...

I've heard that you can soften the glue on the mirror with a hair-dryer, then push it back into place, so it doesn't collide with the lens. (Do this at your own risk, of course!)

A simple test to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-13-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,472
Posted By antiquark
Wow, that "Mario" thread is 5 years old. Time...

Wow, that "Mario" thread is 5 years old. Time flies.

In recent years, flickr seems to be improving (IMHO). Maybe it's related to the fact that facebook now has more photos than flickr... could it...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-10-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 6,769
Posted By antiquark
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 (from around 2002).

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 (from around 2002).
Forum: RFF Polls 04-10-2011
Replies: 187
Views: 12,477
Posted By antiquark
You forgot "Koolaid" for the dSLR users....

You forgot "Koolaid" for the dSLR users. :)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-10-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,666
Posted By antiquark
Card strategy: - Lexar "HD VIDEO" cards....

Card strategy:

- Lexar "HD VIDEO" cards. Camcorders use SD cards too these days. If I'm stuck taping something with my D90, it's good if the card can keep up.

- Make sure the card comes with a...
Forum: Travel 03-29-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 8,031
Posted By antiquark
Great!!!!!

Great!!!!!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-26-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,992
Posted By antiquark
Wonder if he's related to that famous inventor,...

Wonder if he's related to that famous inventor, Pat Pending?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-25-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,992
Posted By antiquark
Daido Moriyama?

Daido Moriyama?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-24-2011
Replies: 22
Dof
Views: 2,716
Posted By antiquark
They might be using a CoC (circle of confusion)...

They might be using a CoC (circle of confusion) of 0.01 mm, instead of 0.02. CoC tells you how blurry things will be at the outer limits of the depth of field. In your example above, objects at 7ft...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,744
Posted By antiquark
Total BS!........

Total BS!........
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-13-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 8,799
Posted By antiquark
You can get someone to do it for you. They call...

You can get someone to do it for you. They call it "hot rodding" your sensor (see link). No joke! :)
http://www.maxmax.com/hot_rod_visible.htm
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-13-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 8,799
Posted By antiquark
That type of flare isn't unique to the Fuji....

That type of flare isn't unique to the Fuji. Here's a shot with a Nikkor 35/2.0, it displays the same effect. (this is a 100% crop). Apparently it's caused by the light reflecting off the cover glass...
Forum: Off Topic 03-13-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 3,028
Posted By antiquark
You mean it's not a miracle camera, free of...

You mean it's not a miracle camera, free of problems that afflict every other camera? Disappointed! :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-06-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 7,928
Posted By antiquark
Are you ever surprised that you have a photo you...

Are you ever surprised that you have a photo you really like and no one else seems to care?

There's a flickr group for that...
http://www.flickr.com/groups/neglected_photographs/

Do you also find...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-04-2011
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,955
Posted By antiquark
Life by Keith Richards Permalink:...

Life by Keith Richards Permalink: http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/031603438X

If I may give a short review in Keef's style: "It's f-----g great!"

Along the way he explains the process of...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-04-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 6,443
Posted By antiquark
When people actually get the X100 in their hands,...

When people actually get the X100 in their hands, and realize that their photographs don't magically improve... the X100 will have a "fall from grace" that rivals the story of that dude who chewed on...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-03-2011
Replies: 301
Views: 25,855
Posted By antiquark
Electrical and software engineering.

Electrical and software engineering.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-03-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,842
Posted By antiquark
I always answer, in detail, any questions about...

I always answer, in detail, any questions about my photos. Never bothers me.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-03-2011
Replies: 124
Views: 17,581
Posted By antiquark
Seems a little soft around the edges :)...

Seems a little soft around the edges :) :
http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotois/5493614808/sizes/o/in/set-72157626059913905/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
Posted By antiquark
This might...

This might help:
http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/flashlight-test.htm
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-27-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 3,784
Posted By antiquark
Good point, just ignoring it won't make the...

Good point, just ignoring it won't make the problem go away!

Although, that's something the software should be able to detect and fix (hint hint, moderators?)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-27-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 3,784
Posted By antiquark
In defense of the "colorful texters," it seems...

In defense of the "colorful texters," it seems that many people compose their message offline in Microsoft Word (for various reasons), then paste it into RFF, which usually buggers up the colour...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By antiquark
AFAIK, outer lines are 50mm, inner lines are 75mm.

AFAIK, outer lines are 50mm, inner lines are 75mm.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By antiquark
This is how it looks on an M9, might be similar...

This is how it looks on an M9, might be similar with the M6:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/voigtlander/50mm-f1.htm
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,053
Posted By antiquark
The http://www.imaging-resource.com/ website has...

The http://www.imaging-resource.com/ website has lots of test shots, which are useful for comparing image quality.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,053
Posted By antiquark
http://www.kenrockwell.com/ ((as I run for cover...

http://www.kenrockwell.com/
((as I run for cover :) ...))
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-23-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 3,784
Posted By antiquark
I think the collective memory is so "choosy" (for...

I think the collective memory is so "choosy" (for lack of a better word) that very few of anything -- paintings, photos, novels, songs, videos -- make it into the collective memory. The problem is...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-23-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 3,784
Posted By antiquark
You tell...

You tell me...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/AbuGhraibAbuse-standing-on-box.jpg
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-23-2011
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,955
Posted By antiquark
Stray Dog of Tokyo DVD ~ Daido Moriyama ...

Stray Dog of Tokyo DVD ~ Daido Moriyama Permalink: http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B002WN8ISO


http://img.amazon.ca/images/I/51PkWynFGaL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,372
Posted By antiquark
Here's an idea: walk around your local pub...

Here's an idea: walk around your local pub district after closing time, like this guy:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/maciejdakowicz/sets/1391696/

This set has garnered a lot of recognition for the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,372
Posted By antiquark
Do you have a friend, or a friend of a friend,...

Do you have a friend, or a friend of a friend, who is involved in something vaguely interesting? Maybe just follow them around for a few days with camera in hand.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-22-2011
Replies: 29
Poll: X100 - Cla
Views: 3,580
Posted By antiquark
Does it need a CLA if I sandpaper it for that...

Does it need a CLA if I sandpaper it for that "worked in" look?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,905
Posted By antiquark
Thanks, great article!

Thanks, great article!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-22-2011
Replies: 87
Views: 9,523
Posted By antiquark
If there's money to be made, Leica will do it!

If there's money to be made, Leica will do it!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-21-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 7,155
Posted By antiquark
It's much faster to look at a picture for 5...

It's much faster to look at a picture for 5 seconds than to watch a video for 5 minutes. There are only so many hours in the day, I'm not going to spend them watching vids!

For example, take a look...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2011
Replies: 164
Views: 11,195
Posted By antiquark
http://www.butkus.org/chinon/booklet/central_camer...

http://www.butkus.org/chinon/booklet/central_camera_company-1958/central_camera_company.htm
http://www.westegg.com/inflation/

Adjusted for inflation, a 1958 Leica M3 w/ f1.5 lens is $3600 in todays...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-20-2011
Replies: 159
Views: 22,710
Posted By antiquark
Interesting how there's a small peak at 5 years....

Interesting how there's a small peak at 5 years. What does it mean? Do many people give it a go for 5 years, then quit the hobby? Maybe the average bank account is only sufficient for 5 years of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-19-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By antiquark
One should not judge a book by its cover and all...

One should not judge a book by its cover and all that, but I bet there's a distinct correlation between poor design and ugliness. Here's an old RFF thread on ugly...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 8,217
Posted By antiquark
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5099/5450036504_864...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5099/5450036504_864d29da93_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/5450036504/)
Snow Thing (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/5450036504/) by [email protected]
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-14-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 7,377
Posted By antiquark
Interesting to hear about Olympus's problems....

Interesting to hear about Olympus's problems. Wonder if that's somehow related to their relationships to the dealers? I know of one store that doesn't stock Olympus for the following...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-13-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By antiquark
The "golden record" on the Voyager space probe...

I thought this was neat. It's a slide show of all the images placed on Voyager space probe. The idea is that aliens will find the probe in a million years, look at the pics, and say, "nice people...
Forum: Off Topic 02-13-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 1,483
Posted By antiquark
I would just get you to sign a model release....

I would just get you to sign a model release. Problem solved!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-13-2011
Replies: 174
Views: 13,882
Posted By antiquark
Yes, from what I've read, Eggleston was really...

Yes, from what I've read, Eggleston was really into the colors of a scene.

Also: remember that back when that "Arco" picture was taken, nobody had computers with saturation sliders that could be...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-09-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By antiquark
Thanks everyone. Yeah, I'll just put a mark...

Thanks everyone. Yeah, I'll just put a mark there. I searched around a bit for lens repair tips. The concensus is that fixing your own lens is an effective way to destroy it, if you don't know what...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-08-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By antiquark
SLR lens off at infinity: how to fix?

Hello all,
I have an old crappy hand-me-down Nikkor SLR lens that has a mis-calibrated infinity setting. If I aim the camera at an distant object, the scale doesn't quite reach infinity. (See image)....
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2011
Replies: 141
Views: 13,135
Posted By antiquark
My post of "film will never die" was somewhat...

My post of "film will never die" was somewhat facetious. Mainly because anything and everything has been said about the demise of film, arguments for and against it have been stated time and time...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2011
Replies: 141
Views: 13,135
Posted By antiquark
Film will never die!

Film will never die!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-06-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,617
Posted By antiquark
ICE doesn't work on B&W film (if that's the kind...

ICE doesn't work on B&W film (if that's the kind of film you used.)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-04-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By antiquark
Large sensor head-up-display fixed lens retro...

Large sensor head-up-display fixed lens retro styling: LSHUDFLRS!
Forum: Off Topic 02-01-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,759
Posted By antiquark
Here's a different review in which the lens...

Here's a different review in which the lens doesn't look too bad:
http://www.stevehuffphoto.com/2009/11/24/leica-noctilux-classic-f1-vs-voigtlander-nokton-1-1/

Wonder if it could be due to sample...
Forum: Off Topic 01-31-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By antiquark
Build a man a fire, and you will keep him warm...

Build a man a fire, and you will keep him warm for a day.

Set a man on fire, and you will keep him warm for the rest of his life.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-28-2011
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,955
Posted By antiquark
Amazon is neat because you can look up all the...

Amazon is neat because you can look up all the books you purchased in a year. Here are some other books I bought in...
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-27-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 5,606
Posted By antiquark
I can see it now... "Introducing the new Casio...

I can see it now... "Introducing the new Casio Tri-X, the easy to use point-and-shoot! Its amazing art filters will give your digital snapshots that old-fashioned black-and-white look!" :)
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-27-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 5,606
Posted By antiquark
This classic comic explains everything about this...

This classic comic explains everything about this thread...

http://xkcd.com/386/

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/duty_calls.png
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-27-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 5,606
Posted By antiquark
You'd think the death of Kodachrome would have...

You'd think the death of Kodachrome would have satisfied their bloodlust a little tiny bit. But no, they want MOOOORRREEE!!!! :p
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-26-2011
Replies: 77
Views: 5,827
Posted By antiquark
In recent years I've taken a more "holistic" view...

In recent years I've taken a more "holistic" view of photography. Instead of merely looking at the image in front of me, I also ask questions about the circumstances that led up to the image. Like,...
Forum: Off Topic 01-24-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By antiquark
We all have one leg that's slightly longer than...

We all have one leg that's slightly longer than the other one. (That's what I've heard).
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-23-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,968
Posted By antiquark
I own a DSLR, so I'm more of a lemming person.

I own a DSLR, so I'm more of a lemming person.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,462
Posted By antiquark
Did you scan the negatives? Some scanners can't...

Did you scan the negatives? Some scanners can't handle hilights in the background, and make the rest of the image dull and without contrast.
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-22-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 4,117
Posted By antiquark
I've got lens history on the brain now... here's...

I've got lens history on the brain now... here's a book on the first...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-22-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 4,117
Posted By antiquark
Spherical lenses are far easier to grind, using a...

Spherical lenses are far easier to grind, using a technique that's been in use for hundreds of years. You can see the spherical grinding in action at this youtube...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-22-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,116
Posted By antiquark
Daido Moriyama: The World through My...

Daido Moriyama: The World through My...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,811
Posted By antiquark
Let It Die Already!!!!!

Let It Die Already!!!!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-19-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,296
Posted By antiquark
I follow hundreds, but that's because I subscribe...

I follow hundreds, but that's because I subscribe (using Google Reader) to every site that catches my interest for a few minutes.

I subscribe to a lot of flickr photographers. They each have an RSS...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-18-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 3,513
Posted By antiquark
It's not reaching too far. However, the...

It's not reaching too far. However, the environment is already displayed, with subtlety, between the two people. The left hand of the image is overpowering the people.

Think of a rock song... it's...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-18-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 3,513
Posted By antiquark
"Why Should I Care"

Here's a flickr comment from photographer Ben Roberts, (http://benrobertsphotography.com/) which I've often pondered. In the comment, he gives one simple question that will help you critique your own...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-17-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,352
Posted By antiquark
I laughed... What Kind of Man Reads...

I laughed...

What Kind of Man Reads...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-17-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,352
Posted By antiquark
People still pay for porn??? I've heard that it's...

People still pay for porn??? I've heard that it's free on the intarweb... you just have to consult the google! :angel:
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-17-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 3,513
Posted By antiquark
Time to start sending out those retroactive...

Time to start sending out those retroactive invoices... ;)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-17-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 3,513
Posted By antiquark
I just remembered that Jorg Colberg gives...

I just remembered that Jorg Colberg gives portfolio reviews for $100. He does a few per week. More info at:

http://www.jmcolberg.com/Reviews.htm
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-16-2011
Replies: 74
Views: 3,513
Posted By antiquark
Like others said, attending an art course would...

Like others said, attending an art course would be a good idea, better than paying for a critique IMHO.

It will help you understand the "meta issues" of photography: why are you doing it? What's...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-16-2011
Replies: 96
Views: 10,683
Posted By antiquark
The price isn't outrageous, compared to other...

The price isn't outrageous, compared to other cameras. Say we compare it with the Olympus EP2 w 18mm lens, $850. The extra $350 can be explained because:

- it's a new camera and concept
- it has an...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-10-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 3,990
Posted By antiquark
Any camera lacking autofocus will forever be a...

Any camera lacking autofocus will forever be a niche product.

Also, patents are usually about specific things. So Leica might have patented elements of the M9 (I doubt it though), but they couldn't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-07-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 7,623
Posted By antiquark
Anyone know what camera and lens he's...

Anyone know what camera and lens he's using?

EDIT: checked the EXIF on one of his pics:

Camera Maker: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: EF85mm f/1.2L II USM
Image Date:...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By antiquark
BBC: Lung cancer carries severe...

BBC: Lung cancer carries severe stigma
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/3794179.stm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-05-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,683
Posted By antiquark
IIRC, I've read that, for outdoors, he'd use f/8,...

IIRC, I've read that, for outdoors, he'd use f/8, 1/125 sec, 4 meters. Then the master printer who handled the negs would fix everything. Remember that with the old neg films, you could view them...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2011
Replies: 113
Views: 10,425
Posted By antiquark
Karsh had a lot of famous...

Karsh had a lot of famous ones...
http://www.google.ca/images?um=1&hl=en&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=karsh&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2011
Replies: 113
Views: 10,425
Posted By antiquark
Not really the most famous, but I've always liked...

Not really the most famous, but I've always liked it......
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-31-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 3,751
Posted By antiquark
The "bird" commercial was pretty damn funny. Why...

The "bird" commercial was pretty damn funny. Why do people assume the SLR guy is a pro? The way he's fondling his lenses, he's obviously a rank amateur in the midst of a GAS crisis!

And the vid...
Forum: Off Topic 12-30-2010
Replies: 78
Views: 2,297
Posted By antiquark
I like how GW morphed into AGW (Human-caused GW)...

I like how GW morphed into AGW (Human-caused GW) over the decades. It's an epic example of moving the goalposts!

Even in the 70's scientists were saying "we are causing global warming." Of course...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-30-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,089
Posted By antiquark
Were you using LR44's or SR44's? I've heard that...

Were you using LR44's or SR44's? I've heard that the silver oxide batteries last longer in cold weather.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-27-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,242
Posted By antiquark
Six months is a long time to go with a single...

Six months is a long time to go with a single stash of film without replenishing. You'll have to ration yourself to a certain number of shots per day. Say you limit yourself to 5 shots per day, that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,390
Posted By antiquark
Try seamonkey. It's the code upon which firefox...

Try seamonkey. It's the code upon which firefox is based, plus it has a built-in email client:
http://www.seamonkey-project.org/
___
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-24-2010
Replies: 103
Views: 6,774
Posted By antiquark
Great idea! Wish I could convince my wife......

Great idea! Wish I could convince my wife... :)

Eh, when all else fails, booze makes things tolerable! :cool:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 9,983
Posted By antiquark
That one seems quite Moriyama-esque. However your...

That one seems quite Moriyama-esque. However your pics are almost grain-free compared to Moriyama's... I don't think you're abusing them enough during development! :)
Forum: Off Topic 12-20-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By antiquark
Recording industry is learning that digital is NOT forever...

From Rolling Stone Magazine:

Vinyl and analog tapes last forever, but hard drives fail and digital
formats change, 7 Dec 2010

Last year, the Beggars Banquet label unearthed the multitrack...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-18-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 6,863
Posted By antiquark
Agree 100%. What I find interesting is that no...

Agree 100%. What I find interesting is that no anti-film people have chimed in with their rebuttals. There used to be big fights around here about that. Maybe they all moved on to more...
Forum: Off Topic 12-17-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By antiquark
Are e-books archival in any way? If I bought one...

Are e-books archival in any way? If I bought one today, will I be able to read it in, say, 30 years?

Given the history of digital storage, I doubt an e-book of today will be readable by something in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-17-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By antiquark
Peculiar stopwatch! Check this page, there's a...

Peculiar stopwatch!

Check this page, there's a formula that has a 4'30'' dev time, for Tri-X pulled to 200 with HC110....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-17-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By antiquark
W/NW Camera Kids

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5090/5267860912_fe7e2e1ca9_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/5267860912/)
Camera Boy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/5267860912/) by [email protected]
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-16-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 6,863
Posted By antiquark
I wonder if Tri-X is declining. I mean, that film...

I wonder if Tri-X is declining. I mean, that film has had no reason to exist since the 1970s! :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-15-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 6,863
Posted By antiquark
Sadly, we appear to be in a new era, where sales...

Sadly, we appear to be in a new era, where sales people don't know much of anything.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-15-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By antiquark
Another thing: be wary of advice from amateur...

Another thing: be wary of advice from amateur thermodynamicists! :)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-14-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By antiquark
Get a shoulder bag like this, keep the camera in...

Get a shoulder bag like this, keep the camera in it as much as possible (remove it only to take shots). The padding in these bags make them well insulated. Maybe add a plastic bottle of water to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2010
Replies: 95
Views: 6,277
Posted By antiquark
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5164/5259829752_cd9...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5164/5259829752_cd9b39ac9d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/5259829752/)
Shocked - DSC_8801 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/5259829752/) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2010
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,333
Posted By antiquark
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4335917868_0b7...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4335917868_0b7df2127a_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4335917868/)
Gimli: Greyscape (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4335917868/) by...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-13-2010
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,955
Posted By antiquark
Daido Moriyama - Memories of a Dog...

Daido Moriyama - Memories of a Dog...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By antiquark
So for example, you would have a 640x480 image as...

So for example, you would have a 640x480 image as CC, but a 3000x2000 of the same image would be a regular copyright?

Just my opinion, but you'd probably have to stick to the same license for all...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-13-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 3,410
Posted By antiquark
If street photography is "less", but as we all...

If street photography is "less", but as we all know "less is more", then doesn't that make street photography "more?" (More or less?)

That being said, the best form of photography is nude...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By antiquark
"(c) 2010 tonal1. All Rights Reserved." Then...

"(c) 2010 tonal1. All Rights Reserved."

Then people will have to ask to use your image. You can let them use it for free, on a case-by-case basis. When that happens, usually you see "image courtesy...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-12-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 8,710
Posted By antiquark
Notice in some of his indoor shots, he's standing...

Notice in some of his indoor shots, he's standing at the ambient light source, such as an open door. This allows his flash to add to the ambient light, not replace it. The problem with flash...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-10-2010
Replies: 136
Views: 17,458
Posted By antiquark
The camera would need some distance determination...

The camera would need some distance determination capability, which is not possible with contrast autofocus. So yes, there cannot be an RF patch.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-08-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,499
Posted By antiquark
Plug in your numbers into the diffraction...

Plug in your numbers into the diffraction calculator at:
http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials/diffraction-photography.htm

I plugged in a few numbers, and you should be fine up to f/32. An...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-08-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 9,983
Posted By antiquark
Grain Unlimited - How? (Moriyama)

Here's a picture from Daido Moriyama's book "Shinjuki 19xx-20xx." Some of the pictures in the book are grainy to an extreme degree. For educational purposes, below is an image from the book, and a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By antiquark
At your flickr image: Click on Share This Click...

At your flickr image:
Click on Share This
Click on Grab the HTML/BBCode
Click on ● BBCode
Right click on the code, choose Copy
In RFF, right click, and choose Paste
Hope that helps...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,066
Posted By antiquark
I'm sure this has been answered dozens of times...

I'm sure this has been answered dozens of times before, but how long does it take to dev your own film? I'm getting it dev'd at a local lab, mainly because I figure it would take too long to do it...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-06-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,464
Posted By antiquark
A small aperture (f/22) doesn't cause more dust,...

A small aperture (f/22) doesn't cause more dust, it just enhances the dust that's already there.

Large aperture (f/1.4) makes the dust almost invisible.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,853
Posted By antiquark
Deja vu... the article below has 25 days left to...

Deja vu... the article below has 25 days left to prove itself...

The Ten Brands That Will Disappear In 2010

http://247wallst.com/2009/12/02/the-ten-brands-that-will-disappear-in-2010/
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,870
Posted By antiquark
I think I mis-spoke with my original post. I just...

I think I mis-spoke with my original post. I just noticed that it doesn't look like reversal film at all. If it was, the white parts would actually be transparent, not white. So it looks more like a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,870
Posted By antiquark
Thanks! It would be interesting to find out what...

Thanks! It would be interesting to find out what the procedure was called. Googling for "contact print roll" (and things like that) didn't give anything useful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,870
Posted By antiquark
Reversal TRI-X Film? (Daido Moriyama)

This is a picture from Daido Moriyama's book, "The World As I See it." It sort of doesn't make sense. The numbering on it indicates that it's TRI-X, but it appears to be a reversal film, not a...
Forum: Off Topic 12-04-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 854
Posted By antiquark
Yes, but are you subversive enough to actually...

Yes, but are you subversive enough to actually give stuff away? :)

Last time that happened, lots of people took offense! (Not sure why... )
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-03-2010
Replies: 2,713
Views: 795,420
Posted By antiquark
Nikon...

Nikon N75

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5043/5230836570_800b8cf37d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/5230836570/)
Nikon N75 with 50/1.4...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-03-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,679
Posted By antiquark
Reminds me of a scene from a movie I once saw...

Reminds me of a scene from a movie I once saw (Crocodile Dundee I think it was)...

PHOTOG: ((holds up camera))

NATIVE: You cannot take my picture!

PHOTOG: Are you afraid the camera will steal...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-03-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,679
Posted By antiquark
The cruel irony is that many photographs are...

The cruel irony is that many photographs are s--t! So in the end, it makes perfect sense. :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-03-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,679
Posted By antiquark
Maybe because you're grabbing the scene that's...

Maybe because you're grabbing the scene that's already there... you had nothing to do with the creation of the scene. Say you're at Niagara Falls. You didn't make the falls, they're already there...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-02-2010
Replies: 204
Views: 32,218
Posted By antiquark
Just got a Nikon N75 from FleaBay, seller said it...

Just got a Nikon N75 from FleaBay, seller said it was in good working order. It was in decent shape, but the mode dial was a little wonky. I did a google search, and I found a two-week-old flickr...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-02-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 9,279
Posted By antiquark
I was under the impression that the famous...

I was under the impression that the famous photographers used all sorts of lenses in their job. In fact, the "one lens only" people seem to be few in number.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2010
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,439,675
Posted By antiquark
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2523/4333150017_e2f...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2523/4333150017_e2fa5ae3b9_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4333150017/)
Deconstructing Elmo (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4333150017/) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By antiquark
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4338237264_560...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4338237264_5609fe8109_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4338237264/)
Director's Chair (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4338237264/) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2010
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,439,675
Posted By antiquark
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4059/4328647199_62b...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4059/4328647199_62b292a831_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4328647199/)
Wads of Cash (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4328647199/) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,752
Posted By antiquark
Just think of bokeh as an object with a...

Just think of bokeh as an object with a particular shape and appearance. You can use it as part of of composition, for whatever reason you want. Might as well ask, "should pictures ever have apples...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-25-2010
Replies: 122
Views: 32,536
Posted By antiquark
Didn't HCB dislike using color film? I think he...

Didn't HCB dislike using color film? I think he said it was "ridiculous."

If he never got into color film, I can't see him embracing digital.
Forum: Off Topic 11-25-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,450
Posted By antiquark
This might be relevant to your...

This might be relevant to your question:

https://cms.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=security/seller_protection_learn_more
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-24-2010
Replies: 68
Views: 7,110
Posted By antiquark
According to Wired, the Lumix LX5 is the "camera...

According to Wired, the Lumix LX5 is the "camera of the year."

http://www.wired.com/reviews/2010/11/pr_panasonic_lumix_dmclx5/

I own a Panny ZS5 (http://panasonic.net/avc/lumix/compact/zs5_tz8/)...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-24-2010
Replies: 68
Views: 8,718
Posted By antiquark
Wouldn't the dreamy look be due to lens...

Wouldn't the dreamy look be due to lens flare?

Anyways, this thread is useless without pictures!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-23-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 4,458
Posted By antiquark
Yes. In particular, when people post good...

Yes. In particular, when people post good photographs, it's a learning experience.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 5,461
Posted By antiquark
I wondered that too. Also, image stabilization...

I wondered that too. Also, image stabilization reduces the need for fast lenses (somewhat).

High ISOs might be the reason for some of Nikon's recent lenses, which have a max aperture of f/4...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-22-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,535
Posted By antiquark
Sorry, it looks too much like a mistake (looks...

Sorry, it looks too much like a mistake (looks like an "accidental" photograph) for my liking.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-21-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 5,232
Posted By antiquark
Around here the question is "WWHCBD?" :)

Around here the question is "WWHCBD?" :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-21-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By antiquark
Alec Soth did that when he went to Bogota, he got...

Alec Soth did that when he went to Bogota, he got his film developed in local shops. However he says they "scratched the hell out of the negatives." So as usual, the old saying holds: buyer...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-21-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 5,232
Posted By antiquark
Although I generally agree with the OP, there is...

Although I generally agree with the OP, there is some art that sounds somewhat like BS. For example:

http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/2006/12/crisis-of-unspecified-specificity.html



Unspecified...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-20-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,666
Posted By antiquark
Just edit the EXIF data, they will never know....

Just edit the EXIF data, they will never know. :angel:
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-19-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 4,942
Posted By antiquark
You tell me :) (click link for some documentary...

You tell me :) (click link for some documentary photographs)
http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&rlz=&=&q=bush+halo

http://www.theocracywatch.org/bush2.htm
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,017
Posted By antiquark
The fact he used a Pen-W explains a lot. Scale...

The fact he used a Pen-W explains a lot. Scale focus, no meter, half-frame... that's why his shots were out of focus, poorly exposed, and grainy! (Not like that's a bad thing of course. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,017
Posted By antiquark
Thanks, that was fast!

Thanks, that was fast!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,017
Posted By antiquark
Which camera is this? (Daido Moriyama)

These are a couple of mirror-portraits (heavily cropped) from Daido Moriyama's latest book, "The World Through My Eyes."

Does anyone know which camera this is? I know in recent years he used various...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-17-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,078
Posted By antiquark
Not bad, but seems excessively grainy for the...

Not bad, but seems excessively grainy for the subject matter.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-16-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,388
Posted By antiquark
His pictures are very good, what are you talking...

His pictures are very good, what are you talking about?

google image search Paolo Pellegrin (http://www.google.ca/images?hl=en&rlz=&=&q=paolo%20pellegrin&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi)

Also,...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,215
Posted By antiquark
B&W Film... it's making a comeback, and it's classic!

I found this picture in the latest flyer from a local camera store, Dons Photo (http://donsphoto.com/).

So, do you think it's really true that B&W is making a comeback? Or are they just trying to...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-15-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,388
Posted By antiquark
Was that a Nikon she was using?

Was that a Nikon she was using?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By antiquark
They were laughing WITH you, not AT you. :)

They were laughing WITH you, not AT you. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By antiquark
Street photography RIP, killed by the scientists...

Street photography RIP, killed by the scientists at google!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3010/4619317297_6648cda427_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/davegkelly/4619317297/)
Google Car...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-14-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By antiquark
I actually applied some HDR to this pic. Other...

I actually applied some HDR to this pic. Other than that, this is how it appeared in front of the camera:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2765/4329236828_2f53e5d04d_z.jpg?zz=1...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-13-2010
Replies: 119
Views: 6,067
Posted By antiquark
Mechanical Nikon SLR of some sort... probably an...

Mechanical Nikon SLR of some sort... probably an FM2n.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-12-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 5,030
Posted By antiquark
My original post was from pondering why Canada...

My original post was from pondering why Canada doesn't have much of a "camera culture."

It seems like other countries have photographers who are almost household names, like Ansel Adams for...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-11-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 6,564
Posted By antiquark
One thing people often forget in their cost...

One thing people often forget in their cost analysises (sp?) is the NRE, or non-recurring engineering cost of a product. It can add a lot to the final cost.

For example, the M9 might have needed 10...
Forum: Off Topic 11-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By antiquark
There's a mathematical reason for...

There's a mathematical reason for it:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winner's_curse (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winner%27s_curse)
In short: most people know the true value of an item, but the person...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-09-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 4,307
Posted By antiquark
Fall? More like...

Fall? More like "fell..."

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4004/4323377594_2ca5809e42_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4323377594/)
Assin. Playground - 2009-12-05 19:11:44...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,451
Posted By antiquark
Is that video entirely accurate? His RF focusing...

Is that video entirely accurate? His RF focusing seems to be an order of magnitude faster than what I expected.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-08-2010
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,439,675
Posted By antiquark
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4013/4373055534_e9c...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4013/4373055534_e9ca0e9edb_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4373055534/)
drawing-skills-img_9893_890...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-07-2010
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,439,675
Posted By antiquark
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4014/4372303209_5cd...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4014/4372303209_5cd421ffe6_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4372303209/)
the-coffee-shop-shack (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4372303209/) by...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-06-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 9,762
Posted By antiquark
Jesus made it pretty clear how we should deal...

Jesus made it pretty clear how we should deal with the poor. His advice will also miraculously cure GAS. :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-06-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 5,785
Posted By antiquark
Does anyone ALWAYS has a camera with them?

Does anyone here ALWAYS have a camera with them? (I'm talking about a proper camera, not an iPhone or cellphone.)

For example, when you go for a walk to your corner convenience store, or go to gas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2010
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,439,675
Posted By antiquark
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4014/4520375379_406...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4014/4520375379_406ffbb9f5_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/antiquark/4520375379/)
carwash-ness-2-3-dsc_5952-pers.jpg...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-06-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 9,762
Posted By antiquark
Compassion Fatigue

Regarding the "compassion fatigue" that a few posters mentioned earlier...

I think it's real. If you give, say, $100 for some disaster, and a similar disaster happens a week later, you're far less...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-05-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 9,762
Posted By antiquark
Maybe the world progresses the way science...

Maybe the world progresses the way science does:

"Science advances one funeral at a time." -- Max Planck
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-05-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 5,049
Posted By antiquark
Since we're talking about that, how do those...

Since we're talking about that, how do those rules apply to image hotlinking? For example, if I go to flickr, some people have enabled their BBcode to permit "image sharing" by other flickr members....
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,527
Posted By antiquark
From what I've read, he uses a 35mm lens on a...

From what I've read, he uses a 35mm lens on a Leica M7.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-05-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 9,762
Posted By antiquark
If anything, coming from a non-impoverished...

If anything, coming from a non-impoverished environment probably helps with photographing poverty, because the differences between the rich and poor will stand out more obviously.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2010
Replies: 132
Views: 8,218
Posted By antiquark
I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue...

I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2010
Replies: 132
Views: 8,218
Posted By antiquark
Do you realize that your argument can be reversed...

Do you realize that your argument can be reversed onto yourself?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2010
Replies: 132
Views: 8,218
Posted By antiquark
HCB = Gordon Gekko? :confused: :confused:...

HCB = Gordon Gekko?
:confused: :confused: :confused:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-05-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,787
Posted By antiquark
Lots of pics of x-ray damage...

Lots of pics of x-ray damage here:
http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/tib/tib5201.shtml
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