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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-01-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By bsdunek
I like them all, but, the first one is my...

I like them all, but, the first one is my favorite. It could have been taken in the 1930's.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 01-01-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By bsdunek
SX-70 is one of my favorites too. The...

SX-70 is one of my favorites too. The Impossible/Polaroid films have gotten better lately. Not as good as the original yet, but improving.
Yes, nice shot Godfrey. Keep showing us your progress...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-10-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By bsdunek
Been buying from Freestyle since the early 60's. ...

Been buying from Freestyle since the early 60's. Always satisfied!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By bsdunek
Great - looking forward to meeting you.

Great - looking forward to meeting you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By bsdunek
Art Show - Howell, MI

Just announcing our 2018 Heart of the Home Art Show, by the Livingston Fine Art Association.
April 13-15 in conjunction with the Livingston Home & Garden Show. See the attached poster for times. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 7,783
Posted By bsdunek
Easy enough - you go...

Easy enough - you go to:
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/
and enter the registration number. N5268B. Turns out it's a 1957 Mooney M20, currently registered to David Cabbage of Colville, WA. ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2018
Replies: 115
Views: 8,952
Posted By bsdunek
Love the lighting!

Love the lighting!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-08-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By bsdunek
This was my thought also. I use a 50mm lens and...

This was my thought also. I use a 50mm lens and accessory finder on my Super 23. With a 6X9 back it really gives a nice wide view. For fun, I roll 35mm film on 120 backing paper and spools. Gives...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-08-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 2,289
Posted By bsdunek
Just shot, developed and printed a Minox cassette...

Just shot, developed and printed a Minox cassette of Adox 25. This was from my Dad's stock, expired 1987. Always been in the freezer. Used his black Minox B which still works great. The photos...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2017
Replies: 423
Views: 73,191
Posted By bsdunek
Old abandoned boat in Escanaba Michigan.

Old abandoned boat in Escanaba Michigan.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2017
Replies: 423
Views: 73,191
Posted By bsdunek
Absolutely the most beautiful sky I've seen. ...

Absolutely the most beautiful sky I've seen. Love the composition - everything!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By bsdunek
I was giving him the benefit of doubt until I...

I was giving him the benefit of doubt until I read his response. Seems kind of like a nasty man. Just IMHO.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By bsdunek
Does a mustard colored Holga count?

Does a mustard colored Holga count?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-13-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 3,163
Posted By bsdunek
As I recall, and I would have to search for my...

As I recall, and I would have to search for my old Photo Technology book, the depth of field scales are based on a 0.03mm Circle of Confusion. That means, worst case, a point source would cause a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By bsdunek
Reticulation? Do you keep your temperatures...

Reticulation? Do you keep your temperatures constant? My only thought.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-28-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By bsdunek
I use the Dymo. Works well for me.

I use the Dymo. Works well for me.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-22-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,486
Posted By bsdunek
Exactly! However, sometimes lighting conditions...

Exactly! However, sometimes lighting conditions aren't the only consideration. Perhaps I want a lot of grain, or maybe not, so that comes into the mix too.
For 35mm, I generally carry two bodies...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,447
Posted By bsdunek
Got my first F with FTN head in 1969 - been using...

Got my first F with FTN head in 1969 - been using it ever since. Have several more F's so I can have them loaded with different films. While I have other cameras I love, I would never give up my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,533
Posted By bsdunek
Right, C22 processing is expensive as only a few...

Right, C22 processing is expensive as only a few people will do it. I bought a bunch of antique cameras last Summer for my collection. One was a Starflash with film in it. I developed it B&W and...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-15-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 7,652
Posted By bsdunek
Don't know how it is over there, Roger, but here,...

Don't know how it is over there, Roger, but here, the problem is there is no requirement that you know how to drive. I know, that doesn't sound right, but, at 77, I've had one driving test when I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,483
Posted By bsdunek
Use your sense of smell. Generally fixer smells...

Use your sense of smell. Generally fixer smells acidic and developer doesn't. This is assuming you're not using "odorless" chemicals. I use the good old smelly stuff - smell of creativity as...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-16-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 4,527
Posted By bsdunek
I don't know where you're located, but I would...

I don't know where you're located, but I would invite you to join our group if you're nearby. Discussing art of all kinds is what we do best - usually over wine and snacks.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-15-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 4,527
Posted By bsdunek
in my experience, most artists support each...

in my experience, most artists support each other. Not necessarily by buying each others work, but more by helping each other, as a couple have said above.
My Wife and I belong to the Livingston...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-05-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By bsdunek
When I first looked at this, I thought it said...

When I first looked at this, I thought it said DIPTYCH Camera Bags. Thought you got two for one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,371
Posted By bsdunek
I use Zenfolio. Not to expensive and easy to...

I use Zenfolio. Not to expensive and easy to use. You can sell or not, as you wish.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-05-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 4,367
Posted By bsdunek
Sure is beautiful - but - I'd be afraid to carry...

Sure is beautiful - but - I'd be afraid to carry it. My friends would stay away.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,676
Posted By bsdunek
Wish I had some more, was my favorite film....

Wish I had some more, was my favorite film. Now it'seems FP4. Hope Ilford keeps making that for a while.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-10-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,467
Posted By bsdunek
These are all really good - Have a hard time...

These are all really good - Have a hard time deciding on one, but this is my favorite.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-21-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By bsdunek
Don't know if a Contax RTS is similar or not. ...

Don't know if a Contax RTS is similar or not. These guys have seal kits for that: http://www.northwestcamerarepair.com/used_equipment/light%20seal%20kits/light.seal.kits.html
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-20-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,076
Posted By bsdunek
Pretty! I want one.

Pretty! I want one.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 04-20-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,932
Posted By bsdunek
Search Freestyle. They have a lot of Holga...

Search Freestyle. They have a lot of Holga information.
http://www.freestylephoto.biz/holga-manual
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By bsdunek
Ain't that the truth! True in many fields.

Ain't that the truth! True in many fields.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-13-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,216
Posted By bsdunek
I have a Rollei, but have thought about getting a...

I have a Rollei, but have thought about getting a couple of Lubitel's for the Grandkids. Look like they will do a good job. Thanks.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-13-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,685
Posted By bsdunek
That's pretty cool!

That's pretty cool!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-08-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7,587
Posted By bsdunek
Seems like a lot of money for a light box with a...

Seems like a lot of money for a light box with a camera mount. I have a 35mm slide/film copier that goes right on my Nikon like a lens. Seems to work fine. It's probably 45 years old. Kind of...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-02-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 7,015
Posted By bsdunek
I love my Super 23. Use 50, 100 & 250mm lenses,...

I love my Super 23. Use 50, 100 & 250mm lenses, several backs and other accessories. Yes, it's kind of big and heavy, but it's qualities out weigh that. Besides, I don't have to work out as much...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,889
Posted By bsdunek
I use several kinds of film and developers. I...

I use several kinds of film and developers. I also eat many kinds of food and like several whiskies and wines. Just my way.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,883
Posted By bsdunek
Great! Love catches like this.

Great! Love catches like this.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-16-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 4,091
Posted By bsdunek
I see them around here, but never thought of...

I see them around here, but never thought of making a series of photos. Great Idea! These are really interesting.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-05-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By bsdunek
I would be concerned about the 'flashes'. This...

I would be concerned about the 'flashes'. This could be a sign of problems with your Retina or Optical Nerves. Don't want to scare you, but I suggest a visit to your eye doctor for an evaluation. ...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-05-2015
Replies: 154
Views: 31,717
Posted By bsdunek
I generally take two Nikon F/FTN's when I travel....

I generally take two Nikon F/FTN's when I travel. Use one for color and the other for B&W. Just like to be covered.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-03-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 2,712
Posted By bsdunek
Itchy? This one is funny. That guy should be...

Itchy? This one is funny. That guy should be embarrassed.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By bsdunek
Diafine! Time is not as important.

Diafine! Time is not as important.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By bsdunek
Looking at the Massive Developing Chart, 8.25...

Looking at the Massive Developing Chart, 8.25 minutes in ID-11 works. I know you wanted to use Ilfosol 3, but there is no data for that. My understanding is, Ilfosol 3 is not a real good developer...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By bsdunek
Very well done. Love the night sky with the car...

Very well done. Love the night sky with the car in the foreground - excellent composition.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-14-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,054
Posted By bsdunek
About right, merick. Verichrome Pan was 32, and...

About right, merick. Verichrome Pan was 32, and Kodachrome was 10. I remember when Kodachrome 25 came out, about 1961 - boy, was that fast! But, the color wasn't as saturated.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2015
Replies: 1,541
Views: 196,773
Posted By bsdunek
We picked up two Corgis two weeks ago - they are...

We picked up two Corgis two weeks ago - they are eight year old rescue dogs. Fred and Ginger (like the dancers). Being kennel dogs, they have no manners or house training. They are catching on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By bsdunek
Yes, prayers for the family. Spent many happy...

Yes, prayers for the family. Spent many happy hours at Photoramas, and appreciated Sam's work. His store was great too.
Saw Abraham at his house last year when he had a garage sale. Sam was there...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By bsdunek
Having been in a couple of art association in the...

Having been in a couple of art association in the past 40 years, this problem is nothing new. As late as the late 70's we couldn't even find a juror that would judge both 'traditional' art and...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 4,058
Posted By bsdunek
I think I commented on this when it was first...

I think I commented on this when it was first posted. Just a beautiful portrait!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 4,058
Posted By bsdunek
This is great! Love the lighting and slow-motion...

This is great! Love the lighting and slow-motion water. Sort of science fictioney.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-18-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By bsdunek
Yep, fully agree. Been doing it for more that 50...

Yep, fully agree. Been doing it for more that 50 years also. Never a problem.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-18-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By bsdunek
Great! Like the one with the paw on the release...

Great! Like the one with the paw on the release button. Wonder what the photo was like?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-08-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 3,568
Posted By bsdunek
Wow! Another great week. This forum has some...

Wow! Another great week. This forum has some very creative people.
Forum: Photo Software 04-06-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 9,021
Posted By bsdunek
These things bug me more than the PS problem. I...

These things bug me more than the PS problem. I have a MacBook that does what I want, but it is now obsolete. I can keep running my old software, but can't upgrade anything. Even my iPod won't...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-02-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By bsdunek
Contratulations on all your hard work. Welfare...

Contratulations on all your hard work. Welfare was intended to be "a hand up, not a hand out" as many have said. It's those that don't try to support themselves that are the problem.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-28-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,606
Posted By bsdunek
I like it! Sort of like photos of old factories...

I like it! Sort of like photos of old factories and such.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-16-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,417
Posted By bsdunek
Yes - I'm always glad to see new film production....

Yes - I'm always glad to see new film production. The problem I see is, we may run out of cameras as they wear out. Hopefully, in the near future, someone will decide to put some film cameras in...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-28-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 2,086
Posted By bsdunek
It's interesting that when Eric Fossum announced...

It's interesting that when Eric Fossum announced the CMOS sensor, he said it would replace CCD's. Everybody kind of chuckled. Well, here we are - looks like CCD's are pretty much a thing of the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-18-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,751
Posted By bsdunek
Great selections! I would list a favorite, but I...

Great selections! I would list a favorite, but I can't decide. We have some very creative people in this group.
Forum: Film vs Digital 02-11-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,178
Posted By bsdunek
I guess by that criteria, the Mazda is still the...

I guess by that criteria, the Mazda is still the same too. After all, still four wheels, a steering wheel, internal combustion engine, etc. So what's new since the Benz Patent Motor Car, the first...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-05-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 9,287
Posted By bsdunek
Just for the record - I love my 100mm f3.5...

Just for the record - I love my 100mm f3.5 retractable. The retractable makes it easier to use the bellows back on the Super - otherwise there is no need for it. When I was doing weddings I would...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By bsdunek
Yep, looks like a 1960 Chev - that would be 55...

Yep, looks like a 1960 Chev - that would be 55 years ago. Not a bad result for all those years.
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-26-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,542
Posted By bsdunek
The Rollie Mutars are excellent, as you might...

The Rollie Mutars are excellent, as you might expect. Any degradation is undetectable to our eyes. My old Rollie 3.5 takes excellent photos with the Mutars.
I also have the wide & telephoto lenses...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,332
Posted By bsdunek
Enjoyed the article - thanks! I still have my...

Enjoyed the article - thanks! I still have my Brownie Hawkeye 620. This inspires me to run some film through it. I received the camera for my 8th birthday (1947) from my Grandparents. Still looks...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 8,952
Posted By bsdunek
Wow! So many great and interesting shots here. ...

Wow! So many great and interesting shots here. Whoda thunk old chairs could be so photogenic. And the plastic ones - they are everywhere. I even have a few on our deck, only they're green.
This...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-09-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,336
Posted By bsdunek
As said, good choice. Last May we spent 2 1/2...

As said, good choice.
Last May we spent 2 1/2 weeks in Japan. I had one of my Nikon F's with a FTN head, and also carried a Olympus XA in my pocket. Shot 36 rolls of Kodak 400 and Fuji 40 color. ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,310
Posted By bsdunek
It means the film didn't get enough exposure. ...

It means the film didn't get enough exposure. There could be several reasons - and I don't know what equipment you used, but:
1. Film ISO set wrong on your camera or light meter.
2. Meter reading...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 3,595
Posted By bsdunek
i too, love old buildings. You have really...

i too, love old buildings. You have really captured the character of these. Great series!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-24-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,706
Posted By bsdunek
And, you didn't start off with one of yours?

And, you didn't start off with one of yours?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-13-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By bsdunek
Very creative, and great craftsmanship. As...

Very creative, and great craftsmanship. As daveleo says, lots of work. My older video camera had an add-on intervelometer for that sort of thing - miss it on my GL-1.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-13-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,919
Posted By bsdunek
Many kudos to Gary Fong! The whole thing don't...

Many kudos to Gary Fong! The whole thing don't make sense to me though - they should know Nelson Tang don't have that kind of money if they're friends. Some think the bride was in on it, but I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,778
Posted By bsdunek
Like this?

Like this?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 8,364
Posted By bsdunek
Great idea! If many did it, the rest of the...

Great idea! If many did it, the rest of the public might find out what is happening here and around the world.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By bsdunek
When bad weather sets in, I'm doing Chemigrams. ...

When bad weather sets in, I'm doing Chemigrams. It's Christina's fault!
http://christinaanderson.visualserver.com/
Forum: RFF Polls 10-28-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 16,164
Posted By bsdunek
75+5mo here. I've still got cameras older than I...

75+5mo here. I've still got cameras older than I am though.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-28-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 7,286
Posted By bsdunek
I tend to do projects, but like some above, don't...

I tend to do projects, but like some above, don't let opportunity go by.
This Winter, I'm just starting on Chemigrams. I seem to have a new found interest due to Christina Z. Anderson. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By bsdunek
That's what I was thinking! :rolleyes:

That's what I was thinking! :rolleyes:
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-30-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,875
Posted By bsdunek
I've been that way most of my life. After while...

I've been that way most of my life. After while you not only get used to it, but you used it to your advantage.
Forum: Off Topic 09-30-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,982
Posted By bsdunek
Personally, I liked the Gem single edge razors...

Personally, I liked the Gem single edge razors better. I think the angle of the head was better. Unfortunately, all the single edge blades I can find today are for paint scrapers - not honed enough...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By bsdunek
Yes, they're everywhere!

Yes, they're everywhere!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-03-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,157
Posted By bsdunek
All that lynnb said. I really like your...

All that lynnb said. I really like your interpretation of your childhood with current photos. What a great idea!
Forum: Travel 09-03-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By bsdunek
Thanks for the info. The Comet got all the...

Thanks for the info. The Comet got all the press, of course.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-14-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 9,749
Posted By bsdunek
And, from the looks of it, it's going to get...

And, from the looks of it, it's going to get worse.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-04-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 5,508
Posted By bsdunek
Buffalo Trace on the rocks.

Buffalo Trace on the rocks.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 7,741
Posted By bsdunek
Yep. wish I still had mine. Was a 1960, the only...

Yep. wish I still had mine. Was a 1960, the only one that had both a reserve tank and fuel gage. I tricked mine up with dual carbs, four pipe exhaust, slightly de-cambered rear, and spinner hub...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By bsdunek
These are really great and so touching. I have...

These are really great and so touching. I have nothing to add, but thanks to all of you for sharing this.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-11-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,602
Posted By bsdunek
I'll second that. I love FP4+. I also have a...

I'll second that. I love FP4+. I also have a stash of FP4 (no +) that my Brother gave me. It's really nice too.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2014
Replies: 324
Views: 33,699
Posted By bsdunek
These are all great, but this one is the...

These are all great, but this one is the greatest! Thease are what portraits should be - showing the person(s) in their environment. Thanks for starting this thread.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-01-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By bsdunek
I use and love Microphen, but nothing wrong with...

I use and love Microphen, but nothing wrong with the above advice either. I find with fresh film it can get pretty contrasty if over developed any, so I time carefully. Your old film may need a...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 06-03-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,939
Posted By bsdunek
Bought mine used off eBay so I didn't pay a lot. ...

Bought mine used off eBay so I didn't pay a lot. I don't use it a lot, but find it is fun to use.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 5,753
Posted By bsdunek
Yes, the "Clack" is also one of my...

Yes, the "Clack" is also one of my favorites.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-04-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By bsdunek
Looks like a neat place. Love your photos!

Looks like a neat place. Love your photos!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-04-2014
Replies: 365
Views: 36,907
Posted By bsdunek
Wow! Some beautiful and creative work here.

Wow! Some beautiful and creative work here.
Forum: Other RF 05-01-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By bsdunek
Had to look this one up. Looks like a neat '50's...

Had to look this one up. Looks like a neat '50's style camera. Yes, the ones I found on eBay were in the $200 range.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-30-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,371
Posted By bsdunek
And I thought that would be the advantage. The...

And I thought that would be the advantage. The name alone is worth it.

Unfortunately, I already have waaay too many bags.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-22-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 4,934
Posted By bsdunek
My 3.5 Rollei uses Bay I accessories. I have a...

My 3.5 Rollei uses Bay I accessories. I have a lens cap and always put it on when I put the camera in the bag. I always use a hood on all my cameras to reduce the chance of flare/reflections, and...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-19-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 8,516
Posted By bsdunek
The introduced Act could become dangerous though....

The introduced Act could become dangerous though. Camel's Nose Under the Tent, etc.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-18-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,196
Posted By bsdunek
Depends on the kind of motorsports. I've used...

Depends on the kind of motorsports. I've used everything from 135mm to 500mm.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By bsdunek
Had both my eyes done in 1998. Still see better...

Had both my eyes done in 1998. Still see better than I did when I was a kid. If you need it, don't put it off. My Wife got the new focusing lens inserts and they work very well. One side was a...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 04-11-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 4,560
Posted By bsdunek
Congratulations - you will have fun with this. ...

Congratulations - you will have fun with this. On thing I like, is the filter kits. Both the colors and the ones with a hole in the center. I get a lot of use out of these. Just a suggestion.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-10-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By bsdunek
I use the powder version. It seems to be as good...

I use the powder version. It seems to be as good as the Kodak as far as I can see. I like their Dektol version of paper developer too.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-10-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,549
Posted By bsdunek
Interesting. But for $650 I can buy a couple of...

Interesting. But for $650 I can buy a couple of used 20mm lenses for my Nikon, and probably have better quality. Still, I wish Lomography good luck. They do help keep the film business active.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 13,472
Posted By bsdunek
Gosh, Bill, sounds just like me! After nearly 70...

Gosh, Bill, sounds just like me! After nearly 70 years of film & darkroom, I still love it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-27-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By bsdunek
The upper contact is on the side in a FTN. ...

The upper contact is on the side in a FTN. That's why you need a ring on the 675 cell. They are just a ring. Perhaps a piece of copper wire around the cell would work. It needs to be kept...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By bsdunek
I use Wein cells in my FTN's. I don't know if...

I use Wein cells in my FTN's. I don't know if you can get them there or not. They work very well, and last quite a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 4,961
Posted By bsdunek
Rolleiflex 3.5. I love it, but if I want medium...

Rolleiflex 3.5. I love it, but if I want medium format, I tend to use my Mamiya Press and get 6X7 or 6X9 negatives. Otherwise I use one of my Nikon F's. I did do a film test with the Rollei the...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-18-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 6,345
Posted By bsdunek
F5.6 F5.6 That’s my favorite number, I think...

F5.6
F5.6 That’s my favorite number,
I think about it every day,
And even when I slumber.

Some days the sun is out
and it’s very bright,
f16 is the right number,
Won’t let in too much light.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-15-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,286
Posted By bsdunek
What a wonderful collection of photos. Just...

What a wonderful collection of photos. Just shows what you can do if you use your God given talents as opposed to lots of high tech. Really enjoyed this!
I like to use 110 cameras for the same...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 03-13-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 4,599
Posted By bsdunek
Thanks for sharing this site - I found all the...

Thanks for sharing this site - I found all the photos very interesting. As an old man (75) I remember some of these things.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-13-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By bsdunek
I get blank cards with envelopes from Freestyle,...

I get blank cards with envelopes from Freestyle, and print my photos on them. They have sold fairly well at $3.50 each or $15 for a package of five. We have several people in our art association...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-06-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 4,053
Posted By bsdunek
I often title, but only when I think of something...

I often title, but only when I think of something good. I really agree that stating the equipment used is unnecessary. It's so 60's PopPhoto.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-06-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By bsdunek
I rather like the "grimy" look to these. Lots of...

I rather like the "grimy" look to these. Lots of good sky too. My favorite is #9, the tree roots.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-04-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,502
Posted By bsdunek
Film or digital, IMHO, the way computer generated...

Film or digital, IMHO, the way computer generated effects are done are unreal and childish. Now, if it's science fiction, I guess anything goes, but for normal films, the effects are terrable. It...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-27-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,405
Posted By bsdunek
Those are really neat. I'm not a big Photoshop...

Those are really neat. I'm not a big Photoshop guy, but this is a great way to combine the old and new. It's like a time warp.
I especially like the one with the 'Licensed Sex Shop'. The guy in...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-24-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,693
Posted By bsdunek
Looking forward to more on this thread. I have a...

Looking forward to more on this thread. I have a pristine SX-70 that I would like to use, but balk at the price of the Impossible film. Maybe I shouldn't, because it's not really more expensive, in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By bsdunek
Besides, I'd miss the "smell of...

Besides, I'd miss the "smell of creativity"!
Forum: Travel 02-20-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By bsdunek
Glad you started this thread, Keith. We are...

Glad you started this thread, Keith. We are planning on going to Japan in late May. My Stepson and his wife are in the Army Band at Camp Zama, so that will be our central point. They have been...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-19-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By bsdunek
Right on, Sejanus.Aelianus. I use an old Kodak...

Right on, Sejanus.Aelianus. I use an old Kodak Darkroom Databook. But, everyone can't have one of those, so the sliderule would work.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-05-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 8,248
Posted By bsdunek
I hope they wipe it off before they put it in the...

I hope they wipe it off before they put it in the box.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-05-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 8,946
Posted By bsdunek
They do look nice. I like real leather, and the...

They do look nice. I like real leather, and the removable padded insert is neat. If I already didn't have too many camera bags ...
Forum: Yashica RF 02-04-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 3,794
Posted By bsdunek
Don't have a "D", but I do have a Minister III,...

Don't have a "D", but I do have a Minister III, which I love. The selenium meter is still right on.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 02-03-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By bsdunek
Your refrigerator is very interesting! A lot of...

Your refrigerator is very interesting! A lot of very neat things, like the adult women in graduation robe. What ever the event, congratulations to her. Our refrigerator isn't as interesting.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-22-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,220
Posted By bsdunek
As an engineer, I do the same. Comfortable in...

As an engineer, I do the same. Comfortable in either units. It's not that hard.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,220
Posted By bsdunek
I just think of yards. I know it's not exact,...

I just think of yards. I know it's not exact, but close enough for government purposes.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-18-2014
Replies: 138
Views: 13,926
Posted By bsdunek
These are wonderful! I love old tools - most of...

These are wonderful! I love old tools - most of mine are at least 60 years old. I also have my Grandfather's tool box. He was a barn builder, and had all the required tools.
His tool box looks a...
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-17-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,507
Posted By bsdunek
I think it's funny as all get out! Thanks for...

I think it's funny as all get out! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 5,383
Posted By bsdunek
More time in the darkroom, especially doing...

More time in the darkroom, especially doing alternate processing. 2013 seemed to be taken with elderly parents, but now I'm free of that (not that I minded doing the best for them. They certainly...
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By bsdunek
There is a patent for a combined...

There is a patent for a combined shutter/aperature control - This was by Kodak -
http://www.google.com/patents/EP0619510B1?cl=en
I can't find if any cameras were made using this system. It seems...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By bsdunek
Wild! I don't see how these guys do this without...

Wild! I don't see how these guys do this without killing themselves. It is exciting though.
I do agree with zuiklogoist, that you should edit them down more. Some are kind of dark, or not framed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-17-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 16,506
Posted By bsdunek
If I can get some, I'll sure give it a try. ...

If I can get some, I'll sure give it a try. Maybe Freestyle will carry it. http://www.freestylephoto.biz/
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,894
Posted By bsdunek
Freestyle has Arista and Ilford 2 1/4 X 3 1/4 cut...

Freestyle has Arista and Ilford 2 1/4 X 3 1/4 cut film.

http://www.freestylephoto.biz/category/2-Film/Black-and-White-Film?attr%5B%5D=1-50

All the above responses are good. I also, using a sturdy...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-06-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,241
Posted By bsdunek
- Amen! -

- Amen! -
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,241
Posted By bsdunek
And Blessings to all of you. We have a lot to be...

And Blessings to all of you. We have a lot to be thankful for.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,581
Posted By bsdunek
I have Nikor reels with the spring clip like the...

I have Nikor reels with the spring clip like the Chinese version Vertov shows. I never put the film under the clip, as I can never get it straight. I just slip the end of the film between the cross...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By bsdunek
Not great, because I just lifted it from her web...

Not great, because I just lifted it from her web site. My wife at her torch in her glass studio. She makes lampwork glass beads, sculpture, etc. Better at: http://www.carolynscreations.biz/me.html
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By bsdunek
Got to get over there someday. As a farm boy, I...

Got to get over there someday. As a farm boy, I like the old 'run down' farm. I also like the old factories and stacks at Howarth Mills.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,897
Posted By bsdunek
I'm the 'Film' guy, except I take it to...

I'm the 'Film' guy, except I take it to completion. I do all wet prints too. I do own a small digicam for web and news work, just 'cause I have to.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-10-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,279
Posted By bsdunek
These are really great cameras! I love my...

These are really great cameras! I love my Yashica GSN & Minister III, my XA, and several others. Not to mention my Nikon F's.
Forum: Travel 09-26-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,948
Posted By bsdunek
Again, these are really nice. Yes, a conpilation...

Again, these are really nice. Yes, a conpilation on a web site would be welcome and interesting.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2013
Replies: 130
Views: 14,257
Posted By bsdunek
[QUOTE=peterm1;1275307]http://farm5.static.flickr....

[QUOTE=peterm1;1275307]http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4013/4317735224_0c5edb4893_b.jpg

Love the tone and texture of this one. Beautiful!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By bsdunek
I use the same method as Christopher uses, and it...

I use the same method as Christopher uses, and it works well for me. I would suggest you stick with one developer long enough to really understand it, and zero in on the exposure and developing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By bsdunek
With self driving cars and pilotless airplanes,...

With self driving cars and pilotless airplanes, maybe it's inevetable. "Security" cameras are everywhere - maybe that's all we need.
Glad I'm retired. As an engineer, I didn't like what engineering...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By bsdunek
Just another sad event in the film to digital...

Just another sad event in the film to digital process. I guess you can make digital/printed photos as good as Cibachrome, bit I've never seen one. Still, labor and material cost are so much more...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-25-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By bsdunek
Great! Look like prints from my Holga. Just...

Great! Look like prints from my Holga. Just different.
Forum: RFF News 09-24-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 25,789
Posted By bsdunek
Dittos! I know I'll use it.

Dittos! I know I'll use it.
Forum: Travel 09-24-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,948
Posted By bsdunek
Nice! I like the lady with the chicken and the...

Nice! I like the lady with the chicken and the lady with the child on her back.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-23-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,567
Posted By bsdunek
This is a great idea. Metal to metal can give...

This is a great idea. Metal to metal can give problems, especially with aluminum. The plastic rim filters don't stick, but the threads aren't very durable.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-23-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,803
Posted By bsdunek
Looks like a great time for all. Reminds me of...

Looks like a great time for all. Reminds me of my NSU Quickly I had back in the 1950's.
Forum: Off Topic 09-05-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By bsdunek
Remember, the U. S. Postal Service is Government...

Remember, the U. S. Postal Service is Government Agency. No more needs to be said IMHO.
Forum: Nikon RF 08-27-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By bsdunek
In my camera repair days (before digital) we used...

In my camera repair days (before digital) we used a special helical grease. Micro-Tools has it:
http://www.micro-tools.com/store/P-HG-30/Grease-Helical-30-Medium-8ml.aspx
It's very temperature...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-22-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,885
Posted By bsdunek
A camera should never be the shape of a bar of...

A camera should never be the shape of a bar of soap, or as slippery!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-13-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By bsdunek
Holga! :D

Holga! :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,734
Posted By bsdunek
These are great - I love all of them!!!

These are great - I love all of them!!!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-07-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,248
Posted By bsdunek
I don't understand. I've used soft releases on...

I don't understand. I've used soft releases on my Nikons for 30 years, and have suffered no damage. I do like the sharper photos though.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,782
Posted By bsdunek
Back in the dark ages, when I took...

Back in the dark ages, when I took drafting/engineering drawing in college, we learned to roll our pencils as we drew fro exactly that reason. We didn't need a special pencil to do it for us.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-01-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,080
Posted By bsdunek
I mount & frame my good prints & sell them at...

I mount & frame my good prints & sell them at art shows. There's no way I could find places for all my prints in our house. I need to keep making art prints, so that's my solution. Besides, the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-20-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By bsdunek
I sometimes mark on the leader with a 'Sharpi"...

I sometimes mark on the leader with a 'Sharpi" pen. Works well and doesn't seem to affect the development. After development, I write info on the sleeve.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-18-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,341
Posted By bsdunek
At every meeting of our art association we have...

At every meeting of our art association we have some artist, not necessarely well known, but always creative. give a talk/presentation/demonstration. Even though it's rarely photography, I find it...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-18-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 6,678
Posted By bsdunek
I too always strove for the sharpest photos I...

I too always strove for the sharpest photos I could make. Then I discovered the Holga. What a joy! Not for everything, but certainly a change, and a lot of fun.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By bsdunek
Well, that was said a little tongue in cheek, but...

Well, that was said a little tongue in cheek, but mine seems to fill up with extra equipment, supplies, prints and who knows what. My wine/liquor cabinet is not in the darkroom, so that's not a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By bsdunek
And, no matter how large, in a few years it will...

And, no matter how large, in a few years it will be too small.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-30-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 5,724
Posted By bsdunek
Best one yet IMHO! Of course, it depends a...

Best one yet IMHO! Of course, it depends a little on what's in the glass. I assume anybody that has a classic Rollei also drinks classic whisky.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 05-22-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1,091
Posted By bsdunek
Thanks for pointing this out, Roger. Brought...

Thanks for pointing this out, Roger. Brought back a lot of memories, plus, gave me some new ideas.
I still like the look of the old color films - kind of warm and fuzzy.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-11-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 8,973
Posted By bsdunek
:) Kind of what I found about myself.

:) Kind of what I found about myself.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-01-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By bsdunek
Very nice. I always enjoy these things but still...

Very nice. I always enjoy these things but still feel a bit sad remembering that once these were somebodys shiny new car/truck/tractor.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-01-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,655
Posted By bsdunek
When I look at it, the tail is partly cut off. ...

When I look at it, the tail is partly cut off. Am I doing something wrong?
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 05-01-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 13,447
Posted By bsdunek
To me, drinking is something I do when everything...

To me, drinking is something I do when everything is done and I'm relaxing in the evening. A few bad photographs don't hurt anybody (as long as I'm not getting paid for it), but other things can be...
Forum: RFF News 04-29-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 8,403
Posted By bsdunek
Glad to hear that film is still in the plan. I...

Glad to hear that film is still in the plan. I know it won't be the market it used to be, but I think it will be around for a long time. Hopefully, some of the discontinued films will be brought...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-24-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By bsdunek
I also just use water between developing and...

I also just use water between developing and fixing. I only use stop bath for prints.
I do use a 'hypocheck' with my fixer just for good luck, both for films and prints.
As Shac says, "have fun". ...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-23-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 8,495
Posted By bsdunek
My Minolta 110 Zoom is kind of like a Banty...

My Minolta 110 Zoom is kind of like a Banty Rooster. It can do good work, but you never know what to expect.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-23-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 8,495
Posted By bsdunek
I have one of those with many accessories that I...

I have one of those with many accessories that I love. Even though it's made in Japan, I agree, it is very German in personality.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-16-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 4,713
Posted By bsdunek
Years ago - was doing a wedding, and I went to...

Years ago - was doing a wedding, and I went to get some shots of the bride dressing. When I left the room noticed my dark slide was still in place (Mamiya Press). Went back in in a few minutes and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 8,844
Posted By bsdunek
I like Wein cells, and if you buy them by the...

I like Wein cells, and if you buy them by the carton, they aren't too expensive. i also have adapters so I can use hearing aid cells. They are cheaper and available at any drug store. They don't...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-07-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 3,104
Posted By bsdunek
Play my horn. Unfortunately, I suck more with...

Play my horn. Unfortunately, I suck more with that than photography. I enjoy both, so I'll just keep going and trying to improve.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 03-26-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,064
Posted By bsdunek
Beautiful! Much better than the example I could...

Beautiful! Much better than the example I could come up with. I do think this film is nice, Size is the limitation.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 03-23-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,064
Posted By bsdunek
I've been trying Lomos new films lately. I find...

I've been trying Lomos new films lately. I find the Orca really nice film, even if it is from China. My enlarger will only make a 5X7 (need a 35mm lens), but they look good. I've been developing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By bsdunek
As I sell most of mine, they are matted and...

As I sell most of mine, they are matted and framed. I like some room around the print so I use 11X14 frames for 8X10 prints, 16X20 for 11X11 or 11X14, etc.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-15-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 5,771
Posted By bsdunek
Maybe not romantic or sexy, but my Wife loves the...

Maybe not romantic or sexy, but my Wife loves the outdoors and we do so many things together.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2013
Replies: 93
Views: 7,395
Posted By bsdunek
Here's my Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Reilly. He just...

Here's my Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Reilly. He just celebrated his 14th birthday, but is still going strong.
In the first photo, we had just gotten back from a flight, and he was ready to go again. ...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-07-2013
Replies: 103
Views: 5,723
Posted By bsdunek
Actuelly, I call this a success story for both...

Actuelly, I call this a success story for both your parents and you. I'd be pleased to meet you someday - buy you a drink and have good conversation.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 5,065
Posted By bsdunek
My family has always been good with my having a...

My family has always been good with my having a camera (or several) all the time. The only one that got a name was my Bolex H8, which was called my "Wind Up Toy".
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-06-2013
Replies: 103
Views: 5,723
Posted By bsdunek
I carry my 'briefcase' to work every day, and...

I carry my 'briefcase' to work every day, and often one of my camera bags. Of course, either one could have many various items in it. NEVER a 'Man Purse' like my Brother in Law carries.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-31-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By bsdunek
Many filters are laminated, that is, a piece of...

Many filters are laminated, that is, a piece of polorized material between two pieces of glass. I moisture or fungus creeps between the layers, this can happen. You might try disassembling the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 01-31-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By bsdunek
Very cool! Thanks for bringing it to our...

Very cool! Thanks for bringing it to our attention.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-27-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 5,362
Posted By bsdunek
I received a Kodak Target 620 for my 8th birthday...

I received a Kodak Target 620 for my 8th birthday (1947) from my Grandfather. My Dad took me into the darkroom to develop my first roll of film a few days later. It has just stayed with me since...
Forum: Other RF 01-26-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 3,011
Posted By bsdunek
I have my Dad's, which he loved and was about the...

I have my Dad's, which he loved and was about the only camera he used in his last five years. I don't see anything wrong with it. Just be sensitive!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,333
Posted By bsdunek
All nice, but I love #10. So simple and...

All nice, but I love #10. So simple and expressive.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-25-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,319
Posted By bsdunek
Check out the photos on...

Check out the photos on http://www.lomography.com/ There's a lot of this going on - much of it bad.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-17-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,879
Posted By bsdunek
I don't understand why Getty is doing this; I...

I don't understand why Getty is doing this; I don't see what's in it for them. Must be something below the radar.
In any case, the comments are very appropriate - the photographers are getting...
Forum: Yashica RF 01-10-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By bsdunek
Nice pic. Love my Electro 35.

Nice pic. Love my Electro 35.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-09-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By bsdunek
Very funny! Thanks for sharing.

Very funny! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-09-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,503
Posted By bsdunek
I've seen photographers miss all the high points...

I've seen photographers miss all the high points of a wedding. Was at one recently where the photographer forgot his wide angle lens (it was in a small church - it would have been at the top of my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-08-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,659
Posted By bsdunek
I use everything from my Minox to my Mamiya Press...

I use everything from my Minox to my Mamiya Press 23. I do love to enlarge those 2X3 negatives, but also enjoy the challange of the Minox or 110 negatives. Depends on what the situation is. To me,...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-04-2013
Replies: 610
Views: 111,623
Posted By bsdunek
Kodak Brownie Target SIX-20. My Grandfather gave...

Kodak Brownie Target SIX-20. My Grandfather gave it to me for my 8th birthday (that would have been in 1947) I still have it and it works perfectly. I took hundreds of photos with it until my Dad...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-03-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By bsdunek
Try these guys - they have some interesting...

Try these guys - they have some interesting filters.
http://www.edmundoptics.com/optics/optical-filters/bandpass-filters/colored-glass-bandpass-filters/1924

Also check out a Hoya U-330. Passes IR...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,790
Posted By bsdunek
These are all great! I'm inspired.

These are all great! I'm inspired.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-03-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By bsdunek
Guess you could go to the other end of the...

Guess you could go to the other end of the spectrum and use a filter that only passes UV light. What we normally buy as a "UV Filter", actuelly filters out UV light, but this one will filter out...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2012
Replies: 104
Views: 8,105
Posted By bsdunek
A 5th of Chivas Regal Scotch, and a Minolta 470...

A 5th of Chivas Regal Scotch, and a Minolta 470 110 camera in perfect condition. Going to try the scotch on New Year's Eve, and the Minolta during our New Year's Day Open House.
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