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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-06-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 4,970
Posted By Wayno
Hi Dan, yes you just pry the clips out. I used...

Hi Dan, yes you just pry the clips out. I used some sort of blunt tool with a bend in it. The other 2.8C that needed a new bellows had a slightly different part with lots of smaller clips rather than...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-06-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 4,970
Posted By Wayno
I'll attach a pic of the bellows in a 2.8C. Some...

I'll attach a pic of the bellows in a 2.8C. Some other models also have this part, although many use the velvet ring that Rick mentioned. I worked on one Rollei where the fabric in the bellows had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 5,989
Posted By Wayno
Fantastic stuff. I read a while ago that a...

Fantastic stuff. I read a while ago that a researcher had made a book out of these portraits. A couple of links...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-26-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 4,364
Posted By Wayno
That's a fun series. I like the overall concept,...

That's a fun series. I like the overall concept, but 5, 7, 8 & 9 are the pick of the shots for me.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-26-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By Wayno
The delay should start as soon as you push the...

The delay should start as soon as you push the knob in the direction of the arrow (you don't have to push the shutter release) & then run for a few seconds before tripping the shutter. The timer is...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-25-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,836
Posted By Wayno
This is a crappy scan that I did a long time ago...

This is a crappy scan that I did a long time ago from a print, but it's a super sharp lens (I guess most 135 lenses are).

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Kontax/Silos.jpg
Forum: DIYS Modifications 10-19-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 6,676
Posted By Wayno
Have a look at this page:...

Have a look at this page: http://www.pheugo.com/cameras/index.php?page=seikosha&WEBMGR=041fad32ab54d0243837cf4b065a604c

That should be fairly similar to your shutter. Mamiya TLRs used the same...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-14-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,560
Posted By Wayno
Ah, that is a cool roll for us locals! The view...

Ah, that is a cool roll for us locals! The view from Mt Coot-tha is still the same but it looks like it may have been a little more peaceful back then. The rodeo shots are great.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-11-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,470
Posted By Wayno
The temple in the last shot looks like Candi...

The temple in the last shot looks like Candi Mendut in central Java which we drove past on the way to Borobudur.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-11-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By Wayno
Then the scanner wil use the second lens - which...

Then the scanner wil use the second lens - which is focussed at the surface of the glass rather than at the height of the film holders - won't it?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-10-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By Wayno
For Rollei models with the quick release hood...

For Rollei models with the quick release hood (like the 3.5F) the focus shouldn't change when you swap screens, so long as it's installed correctly (matte side down). Off course it could have been...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 10-09-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,602
Posted By Wayno
Keith, the larger case looks like it could be for...

Keith, the larger case looks like it could be for a Rolleiflex original (circa 1928) model. I've got one but don't have a pic of it - here's the kind I...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-28-2010
Replies: 350
Views: 128,084
Posted By Wayno
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4087/5032650684_ca7...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4087/5032650684_ca782a8d59_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5032650684/)
Brook Boy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5032650684/) by...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-23-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 8,093
Posted By Wayno
Hey Keith, I just worked out that the rocky...

Hey Keith, I just worked out that the rocky ooutcrop in the background of the second last pic is Castle Hill in Townsville - compare to this old...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-22-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 8,093
Posted By Wayno
Yes, that's a beautiful shot isn't it? Keith, I...

Yes, that's a beautiful shot isn't it?

Keith, I found reference to a Tremayne YWCA at Kirribilli (!) that operated from the 1920s:

"No.89 Carabella St
Formerly the Tremayne Private Hotel was...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-21-2010
Replies: 69
Views: 8,093
Posted By Wayno
Hey Keith, that's amazing! David and Kylie have...

Hey Keith, that's amazing! David and Kylie have certainly got a fascinating bit of history there. That roll is definitely Australia, it'll be interesting to work out where it is. I found mention of a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-10-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,527
Posted By Wayno
Looks great - enjoy!

Looks great - enjoy!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-05-2010
Replies: 133
Views: 38,528
Posted By Wayno
Thanks for that. :o I'm ashamed to say that I...

Thanks for that. :o

I'm ashamed to say that I haven't used my Mamiya for a while, but I'll have to rectify that soon. Here's one more to keep this thread...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 3,062
Posted By Wayno
Yeah, it's not pretty whatever it is. I think...

Yeah, it's not pretty whatever it is. I think these Barbies had been on the receiving end of a custom paintjob from little girls, so that may have something to do with it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 3,062
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Pent...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Pentax%20SP1000/DrownedDolls.jpg

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Pentax%20SP1000/ScareyDoll.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By Wayno
Nice work Keith - that Bultaco shot is a cracker,...

Nice work Keith - that Bultaco shot is a cracker, it fills the square very nicely.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-13-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,245
Posted By Wayno
Lovely series, thanks for sharing. I like "On our...

Lovely series, thanks for sharing. I like "On our way to the forest" and the one you've posted here the best.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-12-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,780
Posted By Wayno
I've had exactly the same thing happen - it seems...

I've had exactly the same thing happen - it seems to be a reflection from one of the rollers due to the light "bleed" from the preceeding frame. I remember this being discussed by the Rollei Users...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-22-2010
Replies: 398
Views: 65,310
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Roll...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/Machine.jpg

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/Iceatpub2.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-12-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,584
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Pent...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Pentax%20SP1000/Circlessmall.jpg

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/Eatit.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2010
Replies: 588
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Views: 136,379
Posted By Wayno
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2579/4137897586_1a8...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2579/4137897586_1a873dbdbb_o.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-06-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 4,018
Posted By Wayno
See here:...

See here: http://pheugo.com/cameras/index.php?page=diaphragm&WEBMGR=997a0c439cf68add57d45dfb6ee2d2ee

As already noted, it's only when you get to the last couple that it gets a bit tricky.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-30-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By Wayno
Voigtlander Brilliant? There were some basic and...

Voigtlander Brilliant? There were some basic and (I imagine) inexpensive models. The Ikoflex and Rollop probably would have been fairly expensive cameras when new (although probably not quite Rollei...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-25-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,442
Posted By Wayno
Wonderful photographs, amazing place.

Wonderful photographs, amazing place.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-20-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 2,515
Posted By Wayno
Number 2 strikes me as the best Keith. The ute is...

Number 2 strikes me as the best Keith. The ute is like a big graphic arrowhead pointing down the road in shots 2 & 3. The perspective on you and the ute just seems a bit more compelling in #2. The...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-14-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 5,547
Posted By Wayno
Yeah, great shot Keith! You wouldn't want to try...

Yeah, great shot Keith!

You wouldn't want to try kicking this one (crappy old print scan):
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/C330/Scourge-small.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-08-2010
Replies: 1,672
Views: 426,713
Posted By Wayno
Nice shots. I suppose that's a pretty fast lens...

Nice shots. I suppose that's a pretty fast lens for that focal length/format & obviously gives very narrow DOF.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-04-2010
Replies: 1,672
Views: 426,713
Posted By Wayno
I've never seriously considered Pentax 67 and I...

I've never seriously considered Pentax 67 and I don't know why as Takumar lenses are amongst the finest I've used - I've got several for my Spotmatic. Judging by the results I've seen the 67 lenses...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-03-2010
Replies: 133
Views: 38,528
Posted By Wayno
Allan, those flowers are absolutely...

Allan, those flowers are absolutely stunning.



This is a shot from the 55 (as are a few more of mine on the previous page):

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2620/3741367591_e6b56f63a8_m.jpg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-03-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,698
Posted By Wayno
I would say that the most common problems are...

I would say that the most common problems are deterioration of the foam seals in the back door, also the foam under the focus screen and as previously mentioned the Seiko shutters often get a little...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-02-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 6,006
Posted By Wayno
Beautiful model, beautiful shots Jan.

Beautiful model, beautiful shots Jan.
Forum: Travel 05-31-2010
Replies: 151
Views: 14,758
Posted By Wayno
Great stuff, I like 38, 80, 83, 94, 107, 111 &...

Great stuff, I like 38, 80, 83, 94, 107, 111 & 112 very much.

I reckon there would be a lot of trouble if the crew ran out of cigarettes...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-30-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,830
Posted By Wayno
:) Yeah Heineken? F*** that sh**!

:)

Yeah Heineken? F*** that sh**!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Wayno
I love your second one Jan. From an original...

I love your second one Jan.

From an original Rolleiflex, circa 1929 - accidental, although I realised immediately after I tripped the shutter......
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2010
Replies: 326
Views: 36,236
Posted By Wayno
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3501/3742167582_27b...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3501/3742167582_27b5ef49cf_m.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3742167582/)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-25-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 18,114
Posted By Wayno
I really love the Super Ikonta IV, but the front...

I really love the Super Ikonta IV, but the front cell focussing definitely compromises sharpness to varying degrees dependant upon subject distance and aperture. I guess that unit focussing is...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-25-2010
Replies: 189
Sticky: Rolleinar?
Views: 122,576
Posted By Wayno
Aha, so it is bay 2. I was pretty sure that...

Aha, so it is bay 2. I was pretty sure that you're camera would originally have been fitted with a Planar or Xenotar. It sounds like you've used a bit of ingenuity to make the bay 1 Rolleinar fit.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-24-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Wayno
Spacing problems between the first and second...

Spacing problems between the first and second frame are common - there's an adjustment for that. I don't know about spacing issues for the rest of the film, I believe that's less common.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-19-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,602
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Ansc...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Anscomark/th_Menagerie.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Anscomark/Menagerie.jpg)...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-17-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,978
Posted By Wayno
That's probably my favourite shot of the ones...

That's probably my favourite shot of the ones you've shown, although I would crop it just above and to the right of the graffiti text to remove the distractions of the railing and staircase (see my...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-16-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 4,246
Posted By Wayno
The problem could be under the bottom cover...

The problem could be under the bottom cover rather than the top. I had one camera that behaved like yours and it was because a linkage was gummed up and wasn't releasing (and therefore not allowing...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-16-2010
Replies: 288
Views: 38,791
Posted By Wayno
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4001/4585988259_4a2...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4001/4585988259_4a215fb844_m.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4585988259/)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-13-2010
Replies: 189
Sticky: Rolleinar?
Views: 122,576
Posted By Wayno
Great series Clive!

Great series Clive!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2010
Replies: 686
Views: 66,334
Posted By Wayno
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2579/3740620081_0f4...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2579/3740620081_0f42103f7b_m.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3740620081/)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-04-2010
Replies: 189
Sticky: Rolleinar?
Views: 122,576
Posted By Wayno
:D Yes, correct. I suspect that the Tessar has...

:D

Yes, correct. I suspect that the Tessar has been retrofitted to your camera. As long as it's been correctly installed that's all that matters. If you want Rolleinars, a lens cap or a lens hood I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-04-2010
Replies: 189
Sticky: Rolleinar?
Views: 122,576
Posted By Wayno
That's right, I'd forgotten that the 3.5E is also...

That's right, I'd forgotten that the 3.5E is also known as the 3.5C. But... it should have a Planar/Xenotar and be bay 2 shouldn't it? The MX-EVS (or K4B - camera number 8 on that Rolleiclub link) is...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-03-2010
Replies: 189
Sticky: Rolleinar?
Views: 122,576
Posted By Wayno
Your Rolleiflex seems quite unusual. If it has a...

Your Rolleiflex seems quite unusual. If it has a Tessar lens it should be bay 1, but your camera shares some characteristics with the 3.5E model (which were fitted with Planar/Xenotar lenses and are...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 8,556
Posted By Wayno
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2603/4007082943_c69...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2603/4007082943_c693793864_m.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4007082943/) http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2789/4160923501_fd64fbcf41_m.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2010
Replies: 199
Views: 26,592
Posted By Wayno
Hey thanks Frank. The spider web is actually...

Hey thanks Frank. The spider web is actually blurry in that shot because there was a breeze blowing into the old house (more obvious in a larger version of the picture). I had another shot where it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-04-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,458
Posted By Wayno
Fantastic job Steve. My favourites are probably...

Fantastic job Steve. My favourites are probably the one of the woman with the bouquet and the distant valley background (gorgeous complimentary colours there) and the shot above with the guys hanging...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-02-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,377
Posted By Wayno
Good stuff Keith! I recognise a few faces of West...

Good stuff Keith! I recognise a few faces of West End regulars. The second shot of the old gent having a ciggie is a cracker, and I also like the self-portrait and the 3rd last shot (softness and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2010
Replies: 763
Views: 177,997
Posted By Wayno
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2566/3806273515_9c1...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2566/3806273515_9c1989ca37_m.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3806273515/) http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3471/3741364723_74e2d9834c_m.jpg...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-17-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 5,192
Posted By Wayno
Just had a quick look at ebay and they do seem to...

Just had a quick look at ebay and they do seem to be going for silly money. I have seen quite a few go for less than $300 in the past. My current SI IV was about $200 from KEH, but admittedly I had...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-17-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 5,192
Posted By Wayno
Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta...

Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta IV?

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Repair%20stuff/th_Finished2.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Repair%20stuff/Finished2.jpg)

A selenium...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-17-2010
Replies: 288
Views: 38,791
Posted By Wayno
Sharpness can be overated - that's a fine shot...

Sharpness can be overated - that's a fine shot Chris.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4009/4326296699_9bfa25312b_o.jpg
Distagon 50
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2010
Replies: 199
Views: 26,592
Posted By Wayno
I don't shoot much B&W, but here are a couple...

I don't shoot much B&W, but here are a couple (all Rolleiflex...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-08-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 5,500
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Pigc...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Pigcity/Pineapplespigs.jpg
My wife (who may or may not have had a few drinks) feeling the long arm of the law...
Pentax Spotmatic
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-08-2010
Replies: 205
Views: 22,452
Posted By Wayno
What a great thread, thanks for starting it...

What a great thread, thanks for starting it Sanders. I love the sheer delight in the Hawkeye shot of young Charlie.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/th_Lucasclose.jpg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-11-2010
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,323
Posted By Wayno
Lovely shots monkeypainter. I reckon you've got...

Lovely shots monkeypainter. I reckon you've got the hang of that Rollei...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-14-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 6,322
Posted By Wayno
:) I think that using waist level finders has...

:)

I think that using waist level finders has re-wired my brain. I find that if I swap to a prism I often go to pan the wrong way by force of habit.

I love composing in a square and most of my...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-06-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,472
Posted By Wayno
They look great Keith, nice shots... and from a...

They look great Keith, nice shots... and from a Hanimex Zoom, full of crud. I can hardly think of a more humble lens. I'm as guilty as anyone of obsessing with small marks in lenses at times. I know...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-03-2009
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,323
Posted By Wayno
A recent...

A recent favourite:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2700/4119759960_eb7697331e_o.jpg

Rolleiflex 2.8E using an ND filter that was very generously sent to me by monochromejrnl last year - thanks Ken!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-19-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 8,703
Posted By Wayno
I love the wildflower and chicken shots -...

I love the wildflower and chicken shots - beautiful (home-made) colour!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-12-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 7,027
Posted By Wayno
Great story and amazing pictures - thanks for the...

Great story and amazing pictures - thanks for the links. Check out the box of (the remaining) undeveloped rolls on the Flickr page!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 3,221
Posted By Wayno
Hey, that's my (future) workplace you're talking...

Hey, that's my (future) workplace you're talking about Keith! :p All of us scientist types are getting moved out of Long Pocket and into Boggo Road where we belong... It won't be for over a year yet,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2009
Replies: 309
Views: 36,030
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Supe...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Super%20Ikonta/Sale.jpg
Super Ikonta
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-20-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Wayno
Thanks guys. Yeah, that pretty much sums it...

Thanks guys.



Yeah, that pretty much sums it up...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-20-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Wayno
Super Ikonta stolen in Hong Kong

I know that there is a fairly active Hong Kong group here at RFF, so I thought that I might pass on some info on my Super Ikonta IV that was stolen on Saturday just in case it turns up in a store or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Agfa...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Agfa%20Click/Papaya.jpg
Agfa Click



:)

Arghhh... ectoplasm! Lookout Dad!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,704
Posted By Wayno
I think the late 50's/early 60's was a high point...

I think the late 50's/early 60's was a high point for F&H, so keep the MX-EVS. The feel & build quality of Rolleis from that era is top shelf.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-31-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,589
Posted By Wayno
I recently got a little Busch Pressman and an...

I recently got a little Busch Pressman and an "Adapt-a-Roll 620" roll film back that slips into the spring back like a cut film...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-27-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,336
Posted By Wayno
Keith, I've heard that Koalas are very rare up in...

Keith, I've heard that Koalas are very rare up in the mountains there for some reason - maybe the wrong species of gum trees? I never saw one when I lived there although a housemate spotted one once....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-20-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,605
Posted By Wayno
Ooh, can't beat classic cars and bikes as subject...

Ooh, can't beat classic cars and bikes as subject matter. The first shot reminds me of an Anglia 105E "estate" wagon that I drove around for many years. Great car and super rare here.

I always...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-12-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 3,611
Posted By Wayno
This has been my experience also (near Brisbane)....

This has been my experience also (near Brisbane). I've never had anything sent via USPS go missing. Surface mail used to take 6 weeks or more, but I'm not sure if that option is available now?...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-09-2009
Replies: 303
Views: 125,809
Posted By Wayno
Minolta 7s for me. Stellar lens, good metering,...

Minolta 7s for me. Stellar lens, good metering, great viewfinder and bright RF patch, parallax correcting framelines, optional AE if you want it, etc, etc. Big & homely, but a great performer.

I...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-06-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 8,915
Posted By Wayno
Wow, great stuff. I really like the shot of the 3...

Wow, great stuff. I really like the shot of the 3 chairs in the first post and the surreal one with the Hoovers, but I especially like the first shot in post 32 above (the toilet chair). The colours...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-06-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By Wayno
Nice stuff. That architectural one is quite an...

Nice stuff. That architectural one is quite an optical illusion.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-04-2009
Replies: 136
Views: 8,595
Posted By Wayno
I think I'm B&W challenged; I find it much more...

I think I'm B&W challenged; I find it much more difficult than colour. I only have a handful of B&W pictures that I'm happy with, but then I use colour film 95% of the time... I love developing B&W,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-02-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By Wayno
You could try putting a few drops of lighter...

You could try putting a few drops of lighter fluid (or shellite/coleman stove fuel/whatever similar product is available there) in near the reset tab in the back to see if it gets the counter...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-30-2009
Replies: 173
Views: 24,834
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Roll...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/40or14.jpg

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Olympus%20mju/Gettingaride.jpg

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/EOS/Nut...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-10-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,528
Posted By Wayno
Thanks Ben. That shot was on some very expired...

Thanks Ben. That shot was on some very expired Kodak VC160. I favour Fuji Reala, but I have lots of old expired film to use up as well.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-10-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By Wayno
Yeah, looking at my C330 again you would need to...

Yeah, looking at my C330 again you would need to find some tubing the same diameter and thickness as the missing knob to insert around that metal plate with the screw in order to open the back. Have...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-06-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By Wayno
Yeah, if it's the same as the 330S then you...

Yeah, if it's the same as the 330S then you should be able to open the back OK without the knob.

You're supposed to pull the knob out to remove the take-up spool, but you might be able to find a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2009
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,148
Posted By Wayno
Great thread with lots of fantastic reasons to...

Great thread with lots of fantastic reasons to shoot medium format!

It looks like you made it to your farm by dawn Keith; must have been an early start! It looks like it was well and truly worth it...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-25-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 5,031
Posted By Wayno
Hey Keith, I've got a C330 (+ 2 lenses) sitting...

Hey Keith, I've got a C330 (+ 2 lenses) sitting with your Rolleis, so you should try it our some time. You know that I love the Mamiya, and the quality you get for the price is simply amazing...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-25-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,726
Posted By Wayno
Fantastic results from your first roll of 120!

Fantastic results from your first roll of 120!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-22-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,528
Posted By Wayno
Thanks Hans. Those 3 are from the Sunshine Coast,...

Thanks Hans. Those 3 are from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland (Australia). There were some problems with the development of that roll of film (or the film itself), but I was able to rescue the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-22-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,528
Posted By Wayno
Thanks for the nice comments Simon and...

Thanks for the nice comments Simon and Allan.

Here are a couple more:

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/C330/th_MoffatPoint8.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 3,423
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/EOS/...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/EOS/Bats.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,099
Posted By Wayno
Don't rely on the distance scale (although...

Don't rely on the distance scale (although admittedly it sounds like it's out of whack if it's that far out). Take the back door off of the camera, lock the lens open on bulb with the iris wide open...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,713
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Hi-m...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Hi-matic%207s/th_Hammertime.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Hi-matic%207s/Hammertime.jpg)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,713
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Prom...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Prominent/FoundMouse.jpg

Voigtlander Prominent + Nokton
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-14-2009
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,323
Posted By Wayno
Some more faves - all from the...

Some more faves - all from the coast:

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/C330/th_MoffatPoint8.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/C330/MoffatPoint8.jpg)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 2,266
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Roll...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/th_Lucasclose.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/Lucasclose.jpg)...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 05-08-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,181
Posted By Wayno
Yep, the lens is really sharp. This is a crappy...

Yep, the lens is really sharp. This is a crappy print scan from the first roll I ever took with mine, but I think you can see that even wide open it performs...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 05-07-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,181
Posted By Wayno
My 7s meter is pretty accurate with an alkaline...

My 7s meter is pretty accurate with an alkaline 625. The meter is actually more sophisticated than most similar cameras from the era - Minolta called it "CLC" (Contast Light Compensating) metering....
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-29-2009
Replies: 1,159
Views: 416,286
Posted By Wayno
Thanks Andrew. Yeah, luckily it was just a...

Thanks Andrew.



Yeah, luckily it was just a friendly sniff/lick - they were pretty docile cows.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-29-2009
Replies: 1,159
Views: 416,286
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Supe...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Super%20Ikonta/th_Crosscut.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Super%20Ikonta/Crosscut.jpg)...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-10-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 6,418
Posted By Wayno
My J-11 is super sharp Brian, I think you'll be...

My J-11 is super sharp Brian, I think you'll be impressed with the results. Interestingly the focus on mine was also bang on when I got it, but my J-9 needed about the same adjustment as yours to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-30-2009
Replies: 203
Views: 16,569
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/VUWS...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/VUWS/Watertower2-1.jpg
Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-30-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By Wayno
That's a cool set Keith. I like 1, 4 & 5 the...

That's a cool set Keith. I like 1, 4 & 5 the best. Often the best stuff seems to come about when we just do something without thinking about it too much.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By Wayno
Nice shots. I love Rolleinars - they make a...

Nice shots. I love Rolleinars - they make a Rollei TLR very versatile. I've found that although the prism does a great job of correcting parallax (framing of the subject is accurate), what you see is...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-23-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,337
Posted By Wayno
If it's like the C330, the "red arm" is an...

If it's like the C330, the "red arm" is an indicator that the lens lock is open. There should be a lock/unlock switch somewhere on the side of the camera that unlocks the lens bail and also flips up...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-23-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By Wayno
All Rolleis with the non-removeable WLF had a...

All Rolleis with the non-removeable WLF had a plain ground glass screen while all models with a removeable WLF had a bright plastic frenel screen. It makes a huge difference in brightness, especially...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-05-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By Wayno
The EV coupling is achieved by a little flat...

The EV coupling is achieved by a little flat brass spring inside the mechanism which is easily bent or broken if forced. It's also an easy fix for a repair person if they have the part. It's no great...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2009
Replies: 103
Views: 8,088
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/EOS/...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/EOS/th_KaiserWilliamKirche.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/EOS/KaiserWilliamKirche.jpg)

Just a snapshot. This trip got me interested...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-16-2009
Replies: 133
Views: 38,528
Posted By Wayno
The C330 is my favourite medium format camera...

The C330 is my favourite medium format camera because it's the only one with a wide angle lens I can afford! :D

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/C330/th_CowanBeach2.jpg...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-28-2009
Replies: 141
Views: 26,750
Posted By Wayno
This is by far the geekiest thing I've ever done...

This is by far the geekiest thing I've ever done with a camera. My young son was wondering what on earth dad was up to outside with the mirror and the old camera. Well he might wonder......
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-05-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,146
Posted By Wayno
Hello from another Brisbanite. It seems that...

Hello from another Brisbanite. It seems that almost all of these Contax/Pentacon SLRs need their curtains replaced by now. Rick Oleson has easy to follow instructions here...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2008
Replies: 103
Views: 8,088
Posted By Wayno
Very nice work Simon. I pretty much like them all...

Very nice work Simon. I pretty much like them all except 2 & 3. #4 is very clever. What camera is your girlfriend packing? It looks big (or perhaps she is petite).

Berlin is a wonderful vibrant...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-23-2008
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,713
Posted By Wayno
No mincing of words...

No mincing of words here:

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Pentax%20SP1000/DontTouch.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-16-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,258
Posted By Wayno
The spots are probably a little bit of...

The spots are probably a little bit of deterioration in the mirror (are they near the edge?) and this is quite common. It probably doesn't make any difference to usage of the camera, but new mirrors...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-28-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,409
Posted By Wayno
Please be very careful! With my camera the ruler...

Please be very careful! With my camera the ruler just cleared the surface of the glass when it was in the notches. It would be safer to grind a concave shape out of the end of the makeshift tool to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-28-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,409
Posted By Wayno
I was recently given a 124G and noticed that it...

I was recently given a 124G and noticed that it had a lot of condensation inside the lens before I used it. I removed the rear lens group and cleaned off the condensation, but unfortunately a haze...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-28-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 2,124
Posted By Wayno
I think a kangaroo had been hit by a car not too...

I think a kangaroo had been hit by a car not too long before I got there, but there was no carcass... A creepy thing to come across on your way to work.

Here's another...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 2,124
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/EOS/...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/EOS/Roadkill.jpg
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,669
Posted By Wayno
I love the square, it feels natural to...

I love the square, it feels natural to me.

Fantastic shot Luke - what a great catch! Interestingly I also tend to shoot a high proportion of vertical shots when I'm using a rectangular format.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-17-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By Wayno
The Rollei TLR prism is a true pentaprism is it...

The Rollei TLR prism is a true pentaprism is it not? I haven't used one for some time, but I'm certain the viewfinder image isn't laterally reversed (as it is with the WLF).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By Wayno
Yup, it's a microscope camera as already noted....

Yup, it's a microscope camera as already noted. I've got one that I want to make (non-destructively of course) into a pinhole camera at some stage. :D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-05-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By Wayno
Possibly an M42 lens rather than LTM?

Possibly an M42 lens rather than LTM?
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-05-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,725
Posted By Wayno
I've got a Nettar...

I've got a Nettar 515.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Nettar%20515/Nettar515.jpg

I wrote a bit about it here (http://nelsonfoto.com/v/showthread.php?t=12568). There are also Ikonta &...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By Wayno
Central Australia from the...

Central Australia from the air:

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/From%20the%20air/th_23.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/From%20the%20air/23.jpg)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 2,881
Posted By Wayno
Diana-F: http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/W...

Diana-F:

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Diana-F/th_WoodyPoint.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Diana-F/WoodyPoint.jpg)...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-18-2008
Replies: 112
Views: 8,935
Posted By Wayno
Will, your list sounds like the contents of my...

Will, your list sounds like the contents of my fridge - a motley collection of expired emulsions. Probably 90% of what I use is expired, some of it quite old, and I'm rarely dissappointed. I'm amazed...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 08-18-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 4,412
Posted By Wayno
Terrific set, #2 is my fave.

Terrific set, #2 is my fave.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2008
Replies: 136
Views: 10,428
Posted By Wayno
Wow, some fantastic pics in this thread! I...

Wow, some fantastic pics in this thread!



I couldn't agree more; the shots by neelin, krosya, glenn2, michaelbialeki (esp. the elephant pic) and the first one by joe (#59) also really caught my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-15-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 44,994
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Prom...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Prominent/Scoop.jpg

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Prominent/Bark.jpg

Voigtlander Prominent
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-15-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By Wayno
That first shot is a cracker Frank - plenty of...

That first shot is a cracker Frank - plenty of great textures there.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Contaflex/th_Millfix.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-15-2008
Replies: 68
Views: 6,439
Posted By Wayno
Thanks Chris, lots of great shots here - always...

Thanks Chris, lots of great shots here - always an interesting subject.



I'd have to check the negatives but I'm pretty sure it was Reala for the first one and some expired Portra 400UC for the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-14-2008
Replies: 68
Views: 6,439
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/C330...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/C330/th_Thrushton.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/C330/Thrushton.jpg)...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-23-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 4,606
Posted By Wayno
Hi Ruben. Here's a picture of the release...

Hi Ruben. Here's a picture of the release linkages underneath the front panel of a 3.5F.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Repair%20stuff/th_35Frelease.jpg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-18-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 5,036
Posted By Wayno
It's a reasonably uncommon camera. I think most...

It's a reasonably uncommon camera. I think most of the mismatched lens sets (Jena) were exchanged in a factory recall.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-18-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,798
Posted By Wayno
I measured my Old Standard mirror and it's 28mm...

I measured my Old Standard mirror and it's 28mm wide at the bottom, 47mm at the top and 54mm long. The advertised one is 32 (bottom), 51 (top) and 64.5 long so it would have to be cut down to fit....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-17-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,798
Posted By Wayno
I've got one that needs a new mirror too, so I...

I've got one that needs a new mirror too, so I just opened it up to check the size. It seems that the mirror is quite a bit smaller than later Rolleis - it's actually about the same size as the...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 05-17-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,862
Posted By Wayno
I'm not familiar with that particular camera. It...

I'm not familiar with that particular camera. It looks to be in really nice condition, but I think that's WAY too much money to pay. There are plenty of top quality fixed lens RFs from that era...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-15-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 4,760
Posted By Wayno
In answer to your original question, the Prontor...

In answer to your original question, the Prontor SV is a common shutter (and probably shares blades with other Prontor shutters anyway), and it's no big deal for a competent repair person to replace...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-14-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,177
Posted By Wayno
Early Synchro Compurs (eg as found on late model...

Early Synchro Compurs (eg as found on late model Automats and the 2.8C) also had the booster spring for the top speed, so the same caution with selecting top speed before cocking applies to these...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-11-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By Wayno
I don't think this is possible with the III & IV....

I don't think this is possible with the III & IV. I don't have mine at hand, but I'm fairly certain that closing the back operates the switch that starts the counter. I can't think of any other way...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,916
Posted By Wayno
Vitaly's leak does seem eerily similar to what...

Vitaly's leak does seem eerily similar to what you describe. At least it's an easy fix if yours turns out to have the same cause. Good luck.

I didn't really take in the part about the leak only...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 3,917
Posted By Wayno
Old enough for ya?...

Old enough for ya? ;)

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Original%20Rollei/th_Original.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Original%20Rollei/Original.jpg)

Still works OK...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-03-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,916
Posted By Wayno
Another thing to investigate is the cloth...

Another thing to investigate is the cloth "bellows" around the taking lens - especially if the problem is most noticeable at minimum focus. You should be able to assess the condition by opening up...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-02-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wayno
Speaking of the Dunlops, I got to visit...

Speaking of the Dunlops, I got to visit Ballymoney in 2002 - it was a year or two after Joey's tragic demise in Estonia. Here are some snapshots of Joey's memorial and the interior of his pub. Where...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-01-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 4,406
Posted By Wayno
I've got PC Headland to thank for that tip.

I've got PC Headland to thank for that tip.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-01-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 4,406
Posted By Wayno
Yep, mine sometimes puts the frames very close or...

Yep, mine sometimes puts the frames very close or just touching. For the last roll I tried winding a bit past the start mark before I closed the back and got perfect spacing. The bit of extra backing...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-30-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 4,406
Posted By Wayno
Here are a few from a Super Ikonta IV with...

Here are a few from a Super Ikonta IV with Tessar:

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Super%20Ikonta/th_Betkabeach3.jpg...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-30-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By Wayno
David: that's one for the rivet counters!...

David: that's one for the rivet counters! :rolleyes:

Consider me impressed.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-28-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 4,222
Posted By Wayno
Well the Automat is an MX-EVS model, a very fine...

Well the Automat is an MX-EVS model, a very fine camera indeed IMO. The magnifier "flap" in the finder of this model (and the "E") is quite big and forms a really good shield against extraneous light...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-28-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 4,222
Posted By Wayno
Personally I'd go for the Automat, especially if...

Personally I'd go for the Automat, especially if it's in better condition. The T is a nice camera but they rely on plastic tapes (which are prone to breakage) for shutter/aperture adjustment and also...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-24-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,443
Posted By Wayno
:D Remind me of this sketch I saw recently on...

:D

Remind me of this sketch I saw recently on The Armstrong & Miller show:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hcoT6yxFoU
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 3,759
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Bess...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Bessa1/CopyofDowns3.jpg

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/VUWS/Sorghum.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wayno
Most "beautiful" motor ever?

Most "beautiful" motor ever?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wayno
Monkeybike madness......

Monkeybike madness... :D

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/th_40or14.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/40or14.jpg)
Rolleiflex 2.8C
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-19-2008
Replies: 1,093
Views: 291,916
Posted By Wayno
The daily...

The daily commute:

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/VUWS/th_Ridin.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/VUWS/Ridin.jpg)

Bill: what the?!? Richard: cool machine. John: love...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-15-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,849
Posted By Wayno
The seller was correct - it's a 1930's Automat....

The seller was correct - it's a 1930's Automat. The serial number he gave was for the lens, not the camera body. The BIN price was most optimistic...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,974
Posted By Wayno
That was the standard 80 Planar - one of older...

That was the standard 80 Planar - one of older pre-HFT ones - I believe I had it reversed for both those shots. I don't think I'll be able to afford any other lenses in a hurry, though I'd especially...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,974
Posted By Wayno
Great camera. I got one recently for a good price...

Great camera. I got one recently for a good price (still the most expensive camera Iíve bought though...) because it needed some tinkering to get it working properly....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-01-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3,047
Posted By Wayno
If your sell your whole C330 kit you'll have more...

If your sell your whole C330 kit you'll have more than enough $ for a Rolleiflex (sell the lenses seperately), assuming it's all in good condition. You should be able to pick up an Automat in good...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-31-2008
Replies: 106
Views: 8,255
Posted By Wayno
The same thing happened to me with my Contax III....

The same thing happened to me with my Contax III. I had fully overhauled the camera except replacing the ribbons because they looked absolutely fine. After a few dozen shutter operations one of the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,648
Posted By Wayno
I sent them damaged front elements which they...

I sent them damaged front elements which they polished to remove the old coating and then recoated. It's a single layer of Magnesium Flouride. I think it was about $70 for polish and recoat (one...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,648
Posted By Wayno
Hi Andrew. Have you checked with your local glass...

Hi Andrew. Have you checked with your local glass suppliers? There's a place here in Brisbane that sells (or used to last time I checked) first surface mirror. It's imported from the USA I think -...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-25-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Wayno
It's a cool shot - I was wondering what camera...

It's a cool shot - I was wondering what camera you used. How did the spacing/winding work out in the 'blad? What ASA is that film?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-25-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Wayno
I'm guessing that it's motion picture stock...

I'm guessing that it's motion picture stock (shape of perforations)?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-18-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By Wayno
I have heard many times that 120 Reala is...

I have heard many times that 120 Reala is different to 135, but don't know if that's true or internet conjecture. I don't use it in the smaller format - it seems uncommon here (Australia) - but it's...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-11-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,426
Posted By Wayno
Yes, although my memory is somewhat vague. In...

Yes, although my memory is somewhat vague. In general, when putting TLR front panels back on I find it easiest to have the shutter and aperture set to one extreme of the range (eg B and f3.5 - it...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-11-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,426
Posted By Wayno
Just saw this... The T is quite different to the...

Just saw this...

The T is quite different to the Rollei Automats. You need to take the front fascia panel off to get the front cell of the taking lens out, however the panel is a little tricky to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-06-2008
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,323
Posted By Wayno
Thanks Ted. You can say that they're bulky,...

Thanks Ted. You can say that they're bulky, clunky & ugly - but they still take decent pictures. ;)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-06-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,557
Posted By Wayno
I does look like you've got the film between the...

I does look like you've got the film between the rollers correctly, however you don't need to wind to the start mark with a Rolleiflex. The automatic film feeler should start the counter, but these...
Forum: Off Topic 03-05-2008
Replies: 181
Views: 3,329
Posted By Wayno
There used to be a t-shirt available here that...

There used to be a t-shirt available here that said "I am not American" in a few languages (including Arabic) - de rigueur for travelling ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-28-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,053
Posted By Wayno
Didn't take it that way at all Roger - I'm happy...

Didn't take it that way at all Roger - I'm happy to be enlightened - it was a misconception that had been floating around inside my head. Now I can let go of the hope of finding a nice chrome auto...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-28-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,053
Posted By Wayno
Best not to argue with somebody who "wrote the...

Best not to argue with somebody who "wrote the book" on the subject then. ;) I have a couple of your books but not that one...

I thought that some of the Zeiss lenses of the period were automatic,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-28-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,053
Posted By Wayno
No, the Contax/Pentacon F models (and matching...

No, the Contax/Pentacon F models (and matching Zeiss automatic lenses) operate the same as the later Pentax models (like the Spotmatic), although I think there was a changeover period with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-27-2008
Replies: 61
Views: 3,994
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Roll...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/th_Machine.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Rolleiflex/Machine.jpg)...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-27-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,053
Posted By Wayno
Isn't there also an obscure Russian contender for...

Isn't there also an obscure Russian contender for the title of "first" 35mm SLR (or am I thinking of the Duflex)? I would still tend to think of the Contax S as the first modern 35mm SLR with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-26-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,053
Posted By Wayno
I've repaired and used a couple of the Pentacon...

I've repaired and used a couple of the Pentacon variants. One thing to keep in mind is that most of these will have stiff, dried out &/or pinholed curtains that will need raplacing. Ric Oleson has a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-21-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,475
Posted By Wayno
That certainly looks like separation of the...

That certainly looks like separation of the Tessar's cemented doublet. As you've found, the lens will perform OK as is, but obviously not to its full potential.
Forum: Yashica RF 02-18-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 1,325
Posted By Wayno
Yep, 1/500 is the default speed without...

Yep, 1/500 is the default speed without batteries. If you're seeing a brief flash of light when looking through the lens, then so far so good. A great score for $5 - I love bargains from the cheap...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-14-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 5,366
Posted By Wayno
I was recently gifted a Super Ikonta IV (a pretty...

I was recently gifted a Super Ikonta IV (a pretty nice present I know!). I don't normally take many portraits, but couldn't resist when I got chatting to this fellow whilst shooting the first...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-13-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,053
Posted By Wayno
Lots of great pinhole pics. Here are a few from...

Lots of great pinhole pics. Here are a few from my pinhole, made from a ZI Nettar folder that was way beyond repair.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Nettar%20Pinhole/th_Beach5.jpg...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-15-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 2,020
Posted By Wayno
See this letter to the editor...

See this letter to the editor (http://blogs.theaustralian.news.com.au/letters/index.php/theaustralian/comments/forty_years_later_camera_was_just_sitting_in_a_drawer/) from The Australian newspaper...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By Wayno
Sure looks like a shutter problem to me - not...

Sure looks like a shutter problem to me - not latching or closing properly. I've had similar frames from a pre-war Contax that was acting up. It may only happen at certain speeds, or be an...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-08-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Wayno
I had the spindle fall out of a Contax shutter...

I had the spindle fall out of a Contax shutter when I was replacing it's ribbons, and had the same fun experience as you to get everything back in synch by trial and error. The gap for the top speed...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-25-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Wayno
Forgot to mention that mine is Kiev mount - not...

Forgot to mention that mine is Kiev mount - not sure if the LTM versions have the same sized barrel.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Repair%20stuff/th_J12cap.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-25-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Wayno
A cut down plastic 35mm film container fits mine...

A cut down plastic 35mm film container fits mine perfectly Raid.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,445
Posted By Wayno
Some beautiful shots there Jeremy - the last 3 or...

Some beautiful shots there Jeremy - the last 3 or 4 are excellent.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-30-2007
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,323
Posted By Wayno
Great pics JBF, I especially like second. The...

Great pics JBF, I especially like second. The glow is good in this case.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-25-2007
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,323
Posted By Wayno
Chris, they look great! Glad that old Automat is...

Chris, they look great! Glad that old Automat is working well for you.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-06-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 3,042
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Cont...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Contessa/th_Countrybridge.jpg (http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Contessa/Countrybridge.jpg)

Folding ZI Contessa
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 3,042
Posted By Wayno
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Colo...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/Colorama/CityViewMotors.jpg

Not a RF, sorry - "Colorama" plastic cam (Diana de-lux clone).
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-03-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By Wayno
It sounds like the escapements aren't being...

It sounds like the escapements aren't being engaged. From memory there are two sets of escapements - one set is bought into action at 1/50 & 1/25 (?) and a secondary set for the slowest speeds. Have...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By Wayno
I've tried it for a couple of "found" films...

I've tried it for a couple of "found" films recovered from cameras I've bought, where I've had nothing to lose by trying it. I just used the developer I have on hand (Ilford LC29) and guessed at a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-30-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,663
Posted By Wayno
The instructions linked to above mention that...

The instructions linked to above mention that removing the retaining ring around the rewind shaft could be tricky - is that maybe what you're having trouble with? They suggest making a special...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-29-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Wayno
I've successfully used methylene chloride to...

I've successfully used methylene chloride to seperate lens elements (both balsam and synthetic cements). It's a bit of a nasty chemical (read MSDS, take precautions), but it does a good job and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-21-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 4,415
Posted By Wayno
Wayne - wow, those portraits look great! I...

Wayne - wow, those portraits look great! I presume the formula is more or less the same as the Zeiss Sonnar from what you imply? The closest I've got is a Jupiter 9 85/2 which is also an amazingly...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-16-2007
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,323
Posted By Wayno
I do love a square - some great pictures...

I do love a square - some great pictures here!

Favourites come & go, but here are a few I like:

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e327/Wayno3/C330/th_Moths.jpg...
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