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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2018
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,887,076
Posted By DanielDuarte
I love the shutter dial of the M5 and how it...

I love the shutter dial of the M5 and how it extends off the body.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-29-2018
Replies: 210
Views: 28,941
Posted By DanielDuarte
About to buy a new MP before the May 1st price...

About to buy a new MP before the May 1st price hike. Oh well, just jump in.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 05-24-2017
Replies: 119
Views: 8,001
Posted By DanielDuarte
I'd recommend getting on the Facebook Large...

I'd recommend getting on the Facebook Large Format Buy / Sell Group.

There's a dude there, Kumar, living in Japan. He gets access to a lot of Toyo stuff, ships fast and cheap, and the prices are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-23-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 4,549
Posted By DanielDuarte
Would love to chat.

Would love to chat.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-30-2016
Replies: 709
Views: 82,058
Posted By DanielDuarte
I just picked up an M5 in "exc" condition from...

I just picked up an M5 in "exc" condition from Tamrakin. Paid 850 shipped to my door.
It's a late model 135XXXX. It has "Memphis Photo Supply" inscribed but that doesn't bother me.
Camera came with...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-15-2016
Replies: 419
Views: 161,398
Posted By DanielDuarte
I enjoy the output of my 7II but I can't shake...

I enjoy the output of my 7II but I can't shake that damn whisper in my head... Dan, it runs on batteries and good luck if the electronics crap the bed!

At least a Leica / Rollei can be worked on.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-28-2016
Replies: 210
Views: 28,941
Posted By DanielDuarte
M240 -> Then bit by the SL bug then I found out...

M240 -> Then bit by the SL bug then I found out my family business was sold and the family kicked my wife and out, so we had to move and the SL was sold to pay rent.

Otherwise, no. I have an M6TTL...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-22-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,270
Posted By DanielDuarte
It's why I asked here... I'm getting back into...

It's why I asked here... I'm getting back into Leica and am not necessarily out of my element but I'm more used to the buying / selling circles for large format
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 06-22-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,270
Posted By DanielDuarte
Camera West - Reliable Seller?

Any experience buying Leica through this dealer on eBay? Seems they move a nice variety of photo gear.

Any experiences will help.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-09-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,615
Posted By DanielDuarte
35mm Recommendation

Hey all, would love your two cents. As my pictures have evolved I've found myself leaving the wide side of the spectrum.

I just sold my 35mm Cron ASPH for two reasons.

1.) % wise it wasn't used...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-08-2016
Replies: 95
Views: 9,908
Posted By DanielDuarte
Just a few cents from me... If you're going to...

Just a few cents from me...

If you're going to print optically, do it. 35mm has a lot of character, especially in 2016 when we are faced with amazingly high MP count and clinical lenses.

If you're...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2016
Replies: 147
Views: 36,398
Posted By DanielDuarte
I'm personally torn. I migrated to digital this...

I'm personally torn.

I migrated to digital this year after years of large and medium format film usage.

I picked up an MP 240 (I get a HEALTHY BH student discount as I am an MFA Photo student)...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 04-14-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 2,467
Posted By DanielDuarte
Leica 35mm Summicron on A7RII, Examples?

Any examples? Very much interested.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
Posted By DanielDuarte
Thanks everyone, I posted my ad...

Thanks everyone, I posted my ad today.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/showproduct.php/product/43076/title/leica-m6-classic-black/cat/13
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
Posted By DanielDuarte
Realistic Value of Leica M6 (black)

Thread says it all... eBay ranges BIG time. What's a realistic value of a well cared for M6 in "good shape". Small signs of brassing on a single corner, other than no marks. I came back to 35mm...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-10-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 8,983
Posted By DanielDuarte
I picked up a C330F and 80MM lens for $400, body...

I picked up a C330F and 80MM lens for $400, body listed as excellent from KEH, lens listed as 80-86% of original condition also from KEH.

I just don't have patience and that was my ultimate deciding...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By DanielDuarte
I saw the TF4 mentioned in one of Ted Forbes...

I saw the TF4 mentioned in one of Ted Forbes podcast, I love his shows.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By DanielDuarte
The whole ventilation thing is going to be an...

The whole ventilation thing is going to be an issue. While certainly not safe, I'd probably say I will have no reaction to the chemistry because I've been making collodion images in my darkroom,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By DanielDuarte
New in the Darkroom - Chem Question

Hi all, I am completely new in the darkroom and want to assemble some chemistry for developing and printing B/W film. If you were starting from square zero list your ideal chemistry set up. What I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-27-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
what do you mean by double taped, can you further...

what do you mean by double taped, can you further explain?

I was able to take care of the shutter speed issue, depressing the tab on the aperture dial worked.

Have tried 1, 2,3,5,10 rotations and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-27-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
I did, I went clockwise then counter clockwise...

I did, I went clockwise then counter clockwise until the handle did not move anymore. Click the shutter release, with the lock off, and blank... Nothing
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-27-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
It's ok, lesson learned. I departed from my...

It's ok, lesson learned. I departed from my normal procedure when acquiring new gear.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-27-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
I'm an idiot, I thought a shutter Rehaul could...

I'm an idiot, I thought a shutter Rehaul could repair a nonfunctioning shutter.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-27-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
I did have a chance, I went into it with the...

I did have a chance, I went into it with the mindset that at a 100 bucks plus a 135 CLA from Harry I'm still in for under market value. No marks or haze in the taking lens, slight marks on the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-27-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
well... I bought it and am feeling a little...

well... I bought it and am feeling a little burned. 100 dollars... nothing works.

I'm taking a gamble that this can be fixed for under what most prices are commanding on ebay.

Problems, I can see...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-26-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,808
Posted By DanielDuarte
Eh, sling ?!?! I like the prospect of a well...

Eh, sling ?!?!

I like the prospect of a well made product, how would that hold up over time?
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-25-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 7,500
Posted By DanielDuarte
The 35 is a beautiful lens... Period. The problem...

The 35 is a beautiful lens... Period. The problem is what good is that performance when you can't hit the shot. I took a gamble and went with an Xpro for a vacation. Shot roughly 600 frames over a...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By DanielDuarte
There has to be an element of the hunt that is...

There has to be an element of the hunt that is involved. Looking for that special model or low serial number. It's boring just strolling into your local shop and spending 3 grand on a new digital...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-24-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
Found a local craigslist seller, same model for...

Found a local craigslist seller, same model for 150 bucks. Looks clean, she's not sure if it works. She inherited after a loss of a family member.

Taking the gamble. Even if it needs an overhaul I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-24-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
I hate buying gear in areas I'm not 1000%...

I hate buying gear in areas I'm not 1000% confident in.

I get torn between older models with proven service or newer models with no record of service.

I understand the old model is above market...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By DanielDuarte
I am at a point now where my gas has hit a...

I am at a point now where my gas has hit a wall... with an M6 which I absolutely love the only place to go with it is Leica glass, which at this point in my life I simply can't afford. Not like, "oh...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By DanielDuarte
eh, what kills me with my GAS is more the topic...

eh, what kills me with my GAS is more the topic of size and portability. To get my MF juices flowing I went with an RB67, an amazing camera really. Superb negs... but the thing is a freaking tank. ...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-24-2013
Replies: 202
Views: 42,466
Posted By DanielDuarte
for a while... neither! now it's a steady mix of...

for a while... neither!

now it's a steady mix of film and collodion, with some digital tossed in if I'm doing a favor for someone. I will not shoot digital for any of my personal...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-23-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
According to the seller, with an image of the...

According to the seller, with an image of the receipt, he had 588 dollars of work put into the camera.
does this change the value of the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-23-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
Agh, I am such an ignorant fool when it comes to...

Agh, I am such an ignorant fool when it comes to these types of cameras!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-23-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By DanielDuarte
Identifying Models and Worth

Not new to the MF world but totally lost in the Universe of Rollei.

How do you research models and identify their true worth? Below is a camera that has peaked my interest.

I'd like to know if...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-22-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 3,479
Posted By DanielDuarte
I certainly am, took me a while to get here!

I certainly am, took me a while to get here!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-22-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 3,479
Posted By DanielDuarte
Yes, that is the reason why I struggle with...

Yes, that is the reason why I struggle with color. My epson V600 is nothing special, but 120 slides look half way decent scanned.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7292/8730041466_281ee001fe_b.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-22-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 3,479
Posted By DanielDuarte
I feel you, for the last 5 years we bounced from...

I feel you, for the last 5 years we bounced from apartment to apartment that fit our needs but did not have adequate room for any sort of darkroom. We now live in my wifes family business (upstairs)...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-22-2013
Replies: 314
Views: 52,506
Posted By DanielDuarte
I regret the V600 now that I am shooting 45. ...

I regret the V600 now that I am shooting 45. Honestly though, it really sucks that Epson offers a model at 150 bucks then 600. Isn't there something in that middle range, that's a pretty large gap!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-22-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 3,479
Posted By DanielDuarte
Your Methodology

Good morning everyone,

While I am not new to film I am new to the 35mm/RF world. I was curious what is everyones methodology when dealing with the end result of their film.

Do you send your film...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-20-2013
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,972
Posted By DanielDuarte
A local community group (freecycle) has wanted...

A local community group (freecycle) has wanted and free posts daily... I threw out a post looking for anything photographic that was collecting dust.

I received a reply back with someone who had 75...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-18-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,069
Posted By DanielDuarte
are you able to shut off the preview feature in...

are you able to shut off the preview feature in the viewfinder? I would have the OVF on and every time I took an image I'd get a preview of the shot in the finder, which I found extremely annoying. ...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-18-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 8,323
Posted By DanielDuarte
Do you think Harman direct paper will survive,...

Do you think Harman direct paper will survive, I've heard rumblings that product may go the way side. I want to pick up a Titan 8x10 pinhole and work with either positive paper or traditional film...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-18-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By DanielDuarte
I'll use it often with my Mamiya RB67, I find...

I'll use it often with my Mamiya RB67, I find that the weight of the camera and the slap of the mirror can lead to some issues. It's just heavy and I like to keep my horizons pretty straight which I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-18-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 5,297
Posted By DanielDuarte
I'm far more attracted to the capability of high...

I'm far more attracted to the capability of high ISO performance than I am by megapixels, although I am not sure if that ISO ability is directly associated with the amount of pixels on a sensor.....
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-18-2013
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,669
Posted By DanielDuarte
Two weeks ago I sold a Polaroid 110A (converted...

Two weeks ago I sold a Polaroid 110A (converted to 4x5) and replaced it with a proper field camera; a Wista 45DXII. It was not really a purchase but rather a wash, well almost a wash. The Wista...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-17-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 8,323
Posted By DanielDuarte
I feel you... me joining this forum and the RF...

I feel you... me joining this forum and the RF world is partly due to that being a reality in my own creative life at the time.

I've been concentrating all of my creative forces (and income) on wet...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-17-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 13,830
Posted By DanielDuarte
what's killing me in this decision is my damn...

what's killing me in this decision is my damn Mamiya RB67... which I don't use often but I typically like to have her around when traveling.

I don't have a large kit yet so I'd have an M6 with a...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-17-2013
Replies: 149
Views: 21,555
Posted By DanielDuarte
Here, here! Absolutely, nothing sucks more than...

Here, here!

Absolutely, nothing sucks more than just sitting at my slow computer waiting for CS to load. It's funny how people complain about the high cost of RF glass (especially Leica) but how...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-15-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 13,239
Posted By DanielDuarte
really... missed that! thanks for clarifying!

really... missed that! thanks for clarifying!
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-15-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 13,239
Posted By DanielDuarte
I like the A7R specs but does anyone else find...

I like the A7R specs but does anyone else find Sony's continued use of the MemoryStick crap to be annoying? Antiquated and expensive as all hell compared to SD cards.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By DanielDuarte
fantastic!

fantastic!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,873
Posted By DanielDuarte
Sweet find! I missed this show again, damn.

Sweet find!

I missed this show again, damn.
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-14-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,584
Posted By DanielDuarte
I think the hardest transition for me from...

I think the hardest transition for me from digital to film is the limitations of the loaded film. I was born in 1985 and with no photography enthusiasts in my family my scope of film was limited to...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-14-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,584
Posted By DanielDuarte
Congrats, CG while limiting your market is the...

Congrats, CG while limiting your market is the way to go. I just sold a converted 4x5 Polaroid 110A for just under 950 dollars. A great price for what I put into it (around 450 dollars) but eBay...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-14-2013
Replies: 149
Views: 21,555
Posted By DanielDuarte
I completely agree, 100%. To be quite honest, if...

I completely agree, 100%.

To be quite honest, if you were results driven only then digital really is the way to go. While some color stocks can't be replicated (or easily at least) digital is...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-14-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 3,863
Posted By DanielDuarte
True, but there are especially varying degrees......

True, but there are especially varying degrees... some are looking for highly sought after objects that will find themselves in a display case while others are diving through garage sale boxes for...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-14-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 3,863
Posted By DanielDuarte
Wonderful insight... I can certainly relate and...

Wonderful insight... I can certainly relate and when it comes to GAS I try and hold myself to a simple rule.

1.) with the exception of certain breeds, do not approach photographic equipment as an...
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