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Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
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A historical camera, a (probably) real war...

A historical camera, a (probably) real war veteran:

A Graflex Anniversary Speed Graphic used by the USAAF in WW2 (under the military designation Ground Camera C-3). It was made in 1944 without...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
A quite difficult to identify (but I last I...

A quite difficult to identify (but I last I succeded) Bülter & Stammer 9x12 camera, most probably made c.1905-1914. The shutter is a latter style B&L Unicum. And it works quite well, although the...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 164
Views: 35,036
Posted By carbo73
Pictures from pro-independence demonstrations in...

Pictures from pro-independence demonstrations in Barcelona, taken with a Contax II & Zeiss Sonnar f2 50mm, both made in 1936; film Kodak Tri-X @400.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Nice rule, I will try to obey it. But lately I'm...

Nice rule, I will try to obey it. But lately I'm specially fond of large format cameras, which most of the time are bulkier and more expensive than 35mm, and film holders generally have only 1 or 2...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-17-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
Obviously they don't know the value of a Leica...

Obviously they don't know the value of a Leica M3, or IIIg, or a Nikon S2...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A Voigtländer Prominent made c.1950-53, with...

A Voigtländer Prominent made c.1950-53, with Ultron f2 50mm lens in a Synchro-Compur leaf shutter.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48626617658_7bcb368f5f.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-16-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
A Graflex Pacemaker Crown Graphic 4x5, made in...

A Graflex Pacemaker Crown Graphic 4x5, made in 1949. With Graflex Optar f4.7 135mm lens.


https://live.staticflickr.com/1961/43709639880_264d2e9069_c.jpg



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Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 09-15-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 37,292
Posted By carbo73
In "The Schindler's List", when Oskar Schindler...

In "The Schindler's List", when Oskar Schindler is introduced, in the restaurant, there's an Ihagee Exakta with flash.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A wonderfuly old-yet-working-quite-well No.1...

A wonderfuly old-yet-working-quite-well No.1 Panoram Kodak model C. Panoramic medium format camera made in 1903-1905 (it's one of my oldest cameras). It was designed for 105 format, but works (at...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-09-2019
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,613
Posted By carbo73
A Pentacon FM made in the GDR c.1958-1961. Sadly...

A Pentacon FM made in the GDR c.1958-1961. Sadly it's not working properly, but was very cheap.


https://live.staticflickr.com/4882/45446808075_bc55c83c9d_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A WW2-era gun camera Fairchild AN-N6, with Kodak...

A WW2-era gun camera Fairchild AN-N6, with Kodak lens:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48586394982_68541702e6.jpg



A broken Soviet KMZ Zenit-1, made in 1955:
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-01-2019
Replies: 2,132
Views: 598,288
Posted By carbo73
My second Leica III (I also have a black Leica...

My second Leica III (I also have a black Leica II), a Leica IIIf RD ST, serial nr. 795XXX, made in 1955. It's engraved "J. R. Watson" on the back, a nice human touch (probably the first owner).


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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-31-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
A KMZ Zorki-4 "50th Anniversary of the October...

A KMZ Zorki-4 "50th Anniversary of the October Revolution" edition. Obviously made in 1967.


https://live.staticflickr.com/870/39559459230_20f3057011_c.jpg

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Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Where? Where "it should all go on sale this...

Where? Where "it should all go on sale this weekend"?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-29-2019
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,613
Posted By carbo73
Great, I have VX IIa too, the pretiest of them...

Great, I have VX IIa too, the pretiest of them all :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-27-2019
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,613
Posted By carbo73
An Ihagee Exakta Varex VX, made between 1951 and...

An Ihagee Exakta Varex VX, made between 1951 and 1956 in East Germany. It's the exact (pun intended) type of camera used by James Steward in "Rear Window" (1956), by Alfred Hichcock. The lens is a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A couple of German post-WW2 35mm cameras: a KW...

A couple of German post-WW2 35mm cameras: a KW Praktiflex I of c.1946 and a Robot II made c.1946-1948. Both aparently work, but at least with the Robot I can't make the film advance even as the clock...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
3 Kodak Ektar 100 120 format film 4 Ilford FP4+...

3 Kodak Ektar 100 120 format film
4 Ilford FP4+ 120 format film
4 Ilford FP4+ 35mm film
1 Rerapan 400 127 format film

50 sheets of 4x5 Fomapan 200
25 sheets of 4x5 Rollei RPX 25
1 loupe to magnify...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
CLA where? Because I have Medalist I which has...

CLA where? Because I have Medalist I which has given me a lot of problems with the shutter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A couple of very old and quite unusual...

A couple of very old and quite unusual Kodaks:


-the most tiny camera ever made by Kodak, the 00 Cartridge Premo. It used 35mm film way before the commercial Leicas, in 1916. But this 35mm film way...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A 9x12 Ernemann Heag XV fully working. ...

A 9x12 Ernemann Heag XV fully working.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48088177233_1bf3e5a2fa.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-18-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
An Ihagee Exakta VX, made in East Germany in...

An Ihagee Exakta VX, made in East Germany in 1951-1956. The Carl Zeiss Tessar lens is older, made before WW2.


https://live.staticflickr.com/865/41301996512_ec07fc05ef_c.jpg



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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-18-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
Well, returning to the subject of the J. Lane dry...

Well, returning to the subject of the J. Lane dry plates, here's another one. 2 ASA, 9x12 format, shoot with a KW Patent Etui made c.1929. Sadly I made the mistake of reusing the cleaning water from...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
I bought a couple of very cheap early SLR...

I bought a couple of very cheap early SLR cameras, quite battered but still working KW Praktiflex probably made just post-WW2, about 1946-1948. The other one is a non working KMZ Zorki (aka Zorki-1)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
It's so sticky that the dust is my main enemy...

It's so sticky that the dust is my main enemy when developing the plates. Probably being there from the vintage holders, or the bellows.


I've just received a couple of boxes from J. Lane, both ASA...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-09-2019
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,676
Posted By carbo73
Wow, a FSU camera with a Summitar. I've seen...

Wow, a FSU camera with a Summitar. I've seen usually the other side arround (myself), a Leica II or III with a Jupiter or Industar lens. Now I've "corrected" this buying at last an Elmar for my Leica...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-08-2019
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,613
Posted By carbo73
The most modern camera in my collection, but with...

The most modern camera in my collection, but with a personal conection, even being broken. This Pentax SFX was my last film camera before I entered the digital word in 2006 (precisely because it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Today at film photography fair near Barcelona I...

Today at film photography fair near Barcelona I bought a pack of Fomapan 100 13x18 film sheets and a 1936 made Elmar f3.5 50mm for my 1938 Leica IIIb. At last I have it 100% Leitz. The Industar 50...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
An aparently working and quite afordable Ansco...

An aparently working and quite afordable Ansco Memo, made c. 1929. One of the first 35mm cameras in the World, and probably the first one made in the US. And with a quite unusual shape and mechanism....
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 06-02-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 37,292
Posted By carbo73
In the Soviet film "Come and see" (Иди и смотри),...

In the Soviet film "Come and see" (Иди и смотри), made in 1985, depicting the nazi war crimes in the Eastern Front, appears an Agfa Billy-Clack 74.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A couple of German cameras, both bought in the...

A couple of German cameras, both bought in the same shop. A Welta Weltini (II) made c. 1938 and a Zeiss Ikon Box Tengor 54 made c.1934-1943.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 7,915
Posted By carbo73
The last one shows a bersagliere (Italian light...

The last one shows a bersagliere (Italian light infantry) with parade uniform in the famous stairs of Piazza Spagna, Rome.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 7,915
Posted By carbo73
Those pictures are amazing. Not only rescued from...

Those pictures are amazing. Not only rescued from the past but also showing this incredibly giant TLR :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Welta Weltini (II), probably made in 1939 or even...

Welta Weltini (II), probably made in 1939 or even into early WW2, as it's production aparently continued up into 1941. Oddly enough, has a Compur Rapid shutter with a Steinheil Cassarit f2,8 50mm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
As a first trial into the alternative processes,...

As a first trial into the alternative processes, I'm entering the kallitype expericences with some materials bought in Bostick & Sullivan: Revere Platinum cotton paper, a Kallitype printing kit and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
a 127 format Yashica 44A, and a SP-445 4x5...

a 127 format Yashica 44A, and a SP-445 4x5 developing tank.


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/SuwAAOSw7q5cvcTX/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-28-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
Agfa? I've only used J.Lane plates, but they have...

Agfa? I've only used J.Lane plates, but they have the same kind of notch on the upper-right side of the emulsion side. You can just feel it with your fingers.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A Minox IIIS miniature camera, plus a matching...

A Minox IIIS miniature camera, plus a matching Minox development tank and a couple of 9x11 b&w cassettes.


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/pFsAAOSwX8dbvG3d/s-l1600.jpg ...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-17-2019
Replies: 692
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 244,522
Posted By carbo73
Awesome. Expired almost 80 years ago? And working...

Awesome. Expired almost 80 years ago? And working as made last year! I have also a film pack found in an early XX 4x5 camera with two sheets still waiting to be used. I hope I could finish it and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A large 13x18 wood German reisekamera of unknown...

A large 13x18 wood German reisekamera of unknown manufacturer, with a Rodenstock Recti-aplanat f8 lens. The shutter is of roller blind type and also German made.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2019
Replies: 9,007
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Posted By carbo73
Two boxes of J.Lane dry plates, one in 9x12cm and...

Two boxes of J.Lane dry plates, one in 9x12cm and another in 4x5. That makes 20 plates. I hope they arrive before Easter holidays.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-11-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
The last two J.Lane dry plates I used in...

The last two J.Lane dry plates I used in Colobrers stream, near Sabadell. Both images taken with a 9x12 Ernemann Heag I camera, and developed in trays with HC110.


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-03-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By carbo73
It's a Compur Rapid, but I've already found that...

It's a Compur Rapid, but I've already found that it was the inner part of the lens, which was stuck. I managed to unscrew it with a "friction tool" of sorts and open the innars of the shutter. I even...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A tiny Kochmann Korelle K, made c.1933. Probably...

A tiny Kochmann Korelle K, made c.1933. Probably I could not use it, but maybe I could manage to adapt a reusable plastic cassette as the uptake one.


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-28-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By carbo73
trying to disassemble a Voigtländer Compur-Rapid

A month ago I bought a cheap and not-working Voigtländer Bessa I with an Anastigmat Voigtar f4,5 110mm. I bought it just to practice some disassembly and basic repairs on Compur shutters, as this one...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-27-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 37,292
Posted By carbo73
He's almost killing himself to take unfocused,...

He's almost killing himself to take unfocused, useles pictures. The lens (50mm Elmar I presume) is NOT extended!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Wow, wonderful. I've been considering buying a...

Wow, wonderful. I've been considering buying a working stereo camera, 35mm, 120 (Sputnik) or even a large format from early XX Century. The main isue here is how to make something useable of the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-24-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
A couple of weeks ago I went to a beautiful...

A couple of weeks ago I went to a beautiful ravine near my hometown to practice a little more with my 9x12 J.Lane plates. With these I begin to feel satisfied, even considering that I have still much...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A wonderfully preserved Kodak Medalist I made...

A wonderfully preserved Kodak Medalist I made during WW2, in 1944 (code EE in the lens). As such is almost sure that it was used by the US Navy or Army. And several 620 spools to respool 120 film in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-17-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A slightly damaged Houghton-Butcher Commando from...

A slightly damaged Houghton-Butcher Commando from 1948, and an unnamed but probably German 13x18 tailboard camera with roller blind shutter and Rodenstock lens.


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Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
a 4x5 double plate holder for my Rochester...

a 4x5 double plate holder for my Rochester Premo-B camera. Now I will be able to take 4 pictures in each trip, either plates or film (with sheaths)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-04-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
Another couple of 9x12 plates, both with the KW...

Another couple of 9x12 plates, both with the KW Patent Etui. Exposure was more balanced this time, but I have problems both with DUST, a lot, and with dirt, mainly in the back of the plate. I have to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
First plates developed, both underexposed....

First plates developed, both underexposed. Developed in R09 One Shot 1+50 for at least 5 minutes, probably 6 or 7, in trays and safety light. Ilford Rapid Fixer. "Scanned" with light table and Nikon...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
I've used Rollei Ortho 25, but only in 120...

I've used Rollei Ortho 25, but only in 120 format.

About the light leaks, I've also tried that approach, of wrapping the back of the camera in dark cloth, and maybe is the best idea. In my Paten...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-26-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
Too complicated. Trying to chase wet plates I...

Too complicated. Trying to chase wet plates I would get a divorce. I am just fine with J Lane plates. First ones look promising. And my ultimate goal anyway are kallitypes, and i can do that even...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
Well, I used R09 One Shot 1+50 for 5 minutes or...

Well, I used R09 One Shot 1+50 for 5 minutes or even more. And room temperature must be arround 21 C. I think maybe my problem was underexposing and also with the scanner itself which seems to go mad...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
Well, I developed yesterday my first three J....

Well, I developed yesterday my first three J. Lane Dry Plates, 9x12. It seems that in every case I underesexposed quite a lot. I've to confess that one of the pictures was indoors, as I'm quite...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
... but there were no Makinas in the 1890's...

... but there were no Makinas in the 1890's :cool:. At least my fastest lens for 9x12 dry plates is also quite fast, a f3.5 Tessar in a KW Patent Etui (from c.1929). Others are older (pre WW1), but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-20-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Yes, you need an app (mine is simply called...

Yes, you need an app (mine is simply called Shutter Speed). But the app only with the smartphone uses exclusively its microphone, so you can try to check the speeds by the sound of the opening and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A shutter speed tester for my smartphone (up to...

A shutter speed tester for my smartphone (up to 1/1000), several plastic trays and a safety lamp for dark room use, Kodak Hypo clearing agent, and a 4x5 contact printing frame.

Most of these are...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-15-2019
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,676
Posted By carbo73
Wonderful collection!

Wonderful collection!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A box of 9x12 dry glass plates from Jason Lane. I...

A box of 9x12 dry glass plates from Jason Lane. I could use them with either a Ernemann Heag I or a KW Patent Etui. My entrance into the World of ancient development...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
It was 210 NZ $, about 125€, plus the cost of...

It was 210 NZ $, about 125€, plus the cost of shipping it to the other side of the World. The way back was included in the service cost. And even sending it through Xmas shipping madness, it stayed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Another Retina which I got earlier but I had no...

Another Retina which I got earlier but I had no time to post here is the beautiful Kodak Retina IIa. Some days after it arrived (looking in quite good shape), it suddenly froze in full open position....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-24-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A Rochester Optical Premo B 4x5, probably one of...

A Rochester Optical Premo B 4x5, probably one of the last ones, c. 1902/03. It mounts an unusual Bausch & Lomb Volute shutter, bought by the original owner afterwards, maybe c.1909. Originally it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 8,480
Posted By carbo73
One of the last produced Kodak Bull's Eye, model...

One of the last produced Kodak Bull's Eye, model D. This camera was a Kodak copy of the Boston Bull's Eye, the first camera with back red window and frontal spools (in a box camera). Kodak first...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 8,480
Posted By carbo73
Great pictures, 13Promet !!!

Great pictures, 13Promet !!!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-23-2019
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,676
Posted By carbo73
well, this thread is for Soviet cameras... ;)

well, this thread is for Soviet cameras... ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 8,480
Posted By carbo73
This Genos Rapid reminds me of the Houghton...

This Genos Rapid reminds me of the Houghton Ensign Ful Vue, which I don't have... still.


http://collectiblend.com/Cameras/images/Houghton-Ensign-Ful-Vue.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 8,480
Posted By carbo73
Taken with the Kodak Nr.2 Brownie, model F (made...

Taken with the Kodak Nr.2 Brownie, model F (made in 1931) I've shown here:


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4784/40237332134_7c1d491d5a_c.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-22-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
Zeiss Ikon Contax S ("schmall d"), made 1951. ...

Zeiss Ikon Contax S ("schmall d"), made 1951.


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/820/27446925738_feb59e65b7_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By carbo73
There are free apps for the mobile to check the...

There are free apps for the mobile to check the speds, at least more or less acurate. "Shutter speed" I think its the name
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By carbo73
Ups!!! I've seen there's a latter 1923 Vest...

Ups!!! I've seen there's a latter 1923 Vest Pocket Ensign, an Ensignette adapted to 127 format! To the "to buy" list!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By carbo73
I hope to buy an Enseignette one day, but I think...

I hope to buy an Enseignette one day, but I think it would be almost impossible to use it. Maybe someone could do an adapter to other kinds of format... At least the VPK could still be used, with...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-21-2019
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,676
Posted By carbo73
I don't know this one, which model is?

I don't know this one, which model is?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By carbo73
More images with my Kodak Vest Pocket, taken this...

More images with my Kodak Vest Pocket, taken this last december in the Catalan Pyrenees:


https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7842/45834161094_a9e12258bf_c.jpg



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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,835
Posted By carbo73
Well, some weeks ago I managed ("dared") to...

Well, some weeks ago I managed ("dared") to repair the curtains of the shutter with textile paint. And It works perfectly. Here are some pictures taken with this same camera, perhaps the first ones...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
Minolta Autocord L, made in 1958 ...

Minolta Autocord L, made in 1958


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/886/39488940530_b101f68bc2_c.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,521
Posted By carbo73
Where could do you get in the web those strips of...

Where could do you get in the web those strips of mohair? Because I've difficulties finding the proper light trap for "bald" plate camera backs & holders.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-19-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
One of the most gorgeous SLR ever made, the...

One of the most gorgeous SLR ever made, the Exakta VX IIa, built in this case circa 1958-1960 in what was clearly marked in the West as USSR Occupied Germany:


...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-18-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
3 double-sided 1/4 plate holders for my Goerz...

3 double-sided 1/4 plate holders for my Goerz Ango klappkamera
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-17-2019
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,613
Posted By carbo73
a Rheinmetall made Exa, produced in the Sömmerda...

a Rheinmetall made Exa, produced in the Sömmerda plant in 1955:


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4824/31135381297_3304b47198_c.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-16-2019
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,676
Posted By carbo73
I love how the first Zenit perfectly blended the...

I love how the first Zenit perfectly blended the SLR concept with the Leica II design. This is in fact a Zenit-S from 1958, but the only difference with the original Zenit-1 is the flash port:


...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
I've always used R09 (although I've been...

I've always used R09 (although I've been developing only for a year), but I think I will try others, like Kodak XTOL. They say it's better for fine grain films, right?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,615
Posted By carbo73
Wow, just got to supper and this thread...

Wow, just got to supper and this thread multiplied itself ;). I see that it's is a tricky type of exposition so maybe I could try the apps for the mobile, I think they have incident light metering....
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,615
Posted By carbo73
Thanks to all for your answers. I'll try to meter...

Thanks to all for your answers. I'll try to meter with a mobile app or some other external meter, at least as a guide. And as basic rule, overexpose 1 stop to the sunny 16 rule.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,615
Posted By carbo73
I does not have the luxury to adjust. I'm going...

I does not have the luxury to adjust. I'm going to a trip to Norway with just three or four 35mm casettes and probably no meter. I will develop the films at home so I must be as close to the right...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,615
Posted By carbo73
Sunny 16 rule and snow

A question about winter exposure. I'm going to use a Kodak Retina in the snow. The sunny 16 rules that in snow aperture should be f22. But what about the sky. Its f22 with cloudy snow landscape that...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2,834
Posted By carbo73
Those look wonderful. A question about winter...

Those look wonderful. A question about winter exposition. I'm going to use a Kodak Retina in the snow. The sunny 16 rules that in snow aperture should be f22. But what about the sky. Its f22 with...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 01-12-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 37,292
Posted By carbo73
In "Gremlins", in the bar scene, a Polaroid One...

In "Gremlins", in the bar scene, a Polaroid One Step (or quite similar) is used as a weapon against the creatures.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-11-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
There are no mods for 127 format that I'm aware...

There are no mods for 127 format that I'm aware of. Except for the Yashica 44. Usually the 127 is too thin to have some kind of adaptor, say, for 35mm.

But now there's Rerapan 400 film on the shops...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-11-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 29,483
Posted By carbo73
ALL my thirty or so cameras have shutters off...

ALL my thirty or so cameras have shutters off their marks. But the most modern is a Zenit EM from 1978, and most of them are from the 1910's - 1950's :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-11-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 29,483
Posted By carbo73
Great idea. I have just the app, but I'm getting...

Great idea. I have just the app, but I'm getting the plug, as it will help, I presume, with SLR & higher speeds, where interpreting the sounds is a mess.
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 01-11-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By carbo73
Yes, it's a Schneider. After all, in all SLR, for...

Yes, it's a Schneider. After all, in all SLR, for example, you change lens constantly and without problems...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 01-11-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By carbo73
Mismatched Retina IIIc lens

Hi, I've just bought a Retina IIIc (small c), which has the interchangeable frontal piece of the lens. In a few websites it says that it's important to buy a 50mm lens with both parts (frontal and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-10-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Three plate holders in 1/4 plate size for my...

Three plate holders in 1/4 plate size for my Goerz Ango.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2019
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Another Kodak Retina for my little collection of...

Another Kodak Retina for my little collection of those impressive compact and beautiful machines: this time it's a IIIc (type 021), made in Stuttgart in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-03-2019
Replies: 330
Views: 50,251
Posted By carbo73
My oldest "new one". A Lancaster & Son...

My oldest "new one". A Lancaster & Son Instantograph model 1897. But probably dating from c.1890. Still with some problems with the adequate lenses, but hope to operate this beauty this 2019.


...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2018
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,613
Posted By carbo73
How the Soviets made the perfect evolution of the...

How the Soviets made the perfect evolution of the Leica II to a SLR that nobody in the west managed to do... And way before the Nikon F!!

A KMZ Zenit-S from 1958, the evolution of the original 1952...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
I bought from an online auction wooden tailboard...

I bought from an online auction wooden tailboard camera, half-frame size, of French origin, made probably c.1890-1900. Maybe it's a E. Français camera, as is one of the lenses, but the other one is a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A Fomapan 100 30m long roll film, plus 4 plastic...

A Fomapan 100 30m long roll film, plus 4 plastic reusable cassettes. The loading machine is a DIY made by my brother long ago...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 12-27-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,632
Posted By carbo73
With an early VPK, non autographic; Rerapan 100...

With an early VPK, non autographic; Rerapan 100 film:


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73997/med_U73997I1545954188.SEQ.0.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 7,915
Posted By carbo73
Not found in a bought camera, but this is a glass...

Not found in a bought camera, but this is a glass plate (Agfa) found with some papers of my grandfather. It shows my grandparents with my father, then just one or two years old. So this picture must...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-27-2018
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,676
Posted By carbo73
I would love to have a cyrillic Zorki 4K, but...

I would love to have a cyrillic Zorki 4K, but most of them seem to be only export models. So I presume the cyrillic ones are pretty rare.

I've already a couple of Zorki 4, with a couple of issues, a...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 12-27-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 43,979
Posted By carbo73
Here's my first Retina, a II type 142, with Xenon...

Here's my first Retina, a II type 142, with Xenon f2.8 50mm. Sadly, rangefinder is misaligned and the double image is so faint you can't see it properly:


...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-26-2018
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
More of my Ihagee Kine Exakta... (now I'm...

More of my Ihagee Kine Exakta... (now I'm restoring it's cracked shutter curtains)



https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4802/38881914180_c081338a27_c.jpg



...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A c.1890 Lancaster Instantograph (half-plate...

A c.1890 Lancaster Instantograph (half-plate size), with three double plate holders and three lenses. Unfortunately, two of the lenses are of a larger diameter than the mounting flange. Maybe I could...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 12-18-2018
Replies: 143
Views: 37,292
Posted By carbo73
I'm watching now "The man in the high castle",...

I'm watching now "The man in the high castle", and in several episodes Speed Graphics appear, as well as at least one Polaroid Land Camera. Also, and for obvious reasons (they are central to the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-17-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By carbo73
XIX Century Instantograph lens thread sizes

I've recently bought a Lancaster Instantograph 1887 model, 1/2 plate size, my first XIX Century dry plate camera. In fact I bought this camera because it came with a full set of 3 double book-type...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-16-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By carbo73
Exaktas are wonderful and beautiful cameras. With...

Exaktas are wonderful and beautiful cameras. With a very important place in photography history. Sadly they did degrade in quality and beauty alongside their place in the DDR.

I have a 127 format...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-14-2018
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,676
Posted By carbo73
KMZ Moskva-4, made in 1956: ...

KMZ Moskva-4, made in 1956:


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/784/26523357057_fecb19d44a_c.jpg



https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/26523357057
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
Ihagee Kine Exakta c.1939 ...

Ihagee Kine Exakta c.1939


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4801/40691226881_4eb58ab02e_c.jpg



https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4798/26819625108_834d20927d_c.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-03-2018
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,613
Posted By carbo73
The 127 format which paved the way for the first...

The 127 format which paved the way for the first 35mm SLRs, the Ihagee VP Exakta model A. In stilish all black n'nickel...


https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1899/44044458554_793042dfbf_c.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A Kodak No.1A Folding Pocket Special from...

A Kodak No.1A Folding Pocket Special from 1909-1912, useable with 120 format thanks to an adapter kit from Camerhack. It's like a "miniature" version of the No.3A Folding Pocket.


...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A Canon II B without lens, but with the...

A Canon II B without lens, but with the historically interesting inscription "Made in Occupied Japan".






...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A KW Patent Etui 6'5x9 not in the best shape, but...

A KW Patent Etui 6'5x9 not in the best shape, but cheap. And the body of a broken Pentacon FM.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
I've discovered the Kodak Retinas, and bought a...

I've discovered the Kodak Retinas, and bought a Retina II model 142 and a Retina IIa model 016:

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/DbgAAOSwDrpb1bfW/s-l1600.jpg ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
An Ihagee Exakta Varex VX body, made in...

An Ihagee Exakta Varex VX body, made in 1951-53:


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/8DwAAOSwfcNb1~d0/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 11-16-2018
Replies: 393
Views: 157,600
Posted By carbo73
The village of Perafita, in central...

The village of Perafita, in central Catalonia.

Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5, Rerapan 320
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1927/32006356338_672e4488db_c.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-15-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By carbo73
Thanks for your tip. But now I think, due to the...

Thanks for your tip. But now I think, due to the dark brown / black colour, that this is not loctite but shellac. There's quite a lot of it to be loctite, IMHO. So I could try with a bit of acetone,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-15-2018
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,853
Posted By carbo73
My Rolleiflex Old Standard, model 622, made...

My Rolleiflex Old Standard, model 622, made c.1936:


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4896/43932126440_a1fb3a37ca_c.jpg



https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1924/44841884155_39cb045b9b_c.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-14-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By carbo73
Damn, I reached for those screws again, but...

Damn, I reached for those screws again, but somebody, probably in the last CLA decades ago, covered them in a kind of black glue (Loctite?) that bonds them. One could be manipulated, but the smaller...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-13-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By carbo73
Wow, many thanks. It really helps. It looks like...

Wow, many thanks. It really helps. It looks like it is it :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-13-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By carbo73
Kodak Retina II model 142 focus adjust

Hi,

I've just bought a lovely little Retina II model 142. The one made before WW2 with rangefinder and separate viewfinder (two round windows and a rectangular one). The camera looks great and the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A quite used (and with some minor lens issues)...

A quite used (and with some minor lens issues) Zeiss Ikon 530/2 from c.1936. But on the other side, much more cheap that I could imagine...


...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A Rheinmetall-Sömmerda made EXA body from 1955,...

A Rheinmetall-Sömmerda made EXA body from 1955, and a Zeiss Flektogon f2.8 35mm lens to match it.

It's interesting to have a camera made by the same company that made (and makes) heavy artillery......
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-30-2018
Replies: 692
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 244,522
Posted By carbo73
Kodak No.2 Folding Brownie made in 1904-1905,...

Kodak No.2 Folding Brownie made in 1904-1905, Ilford Pan F Plus 50.


https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1880/43875847004_b8ab1c66eb_c.jpg



...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Cool !!! Which kind of adapter you used with this...

Cool !!! Which kind of adapter you used with this Petzval? I would love to use this glass in it's original timber, but for now it seems more practical to use this kind of adaptor (I have a Nikon...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A quite nice smooth black Ernemann Heag I camera,...

A quite nice smooth black Ernemann Heag I camera, complete with case and 3 plate holders.


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/9jYAAOSwD9pbbraf/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-27-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By carbo73
Yes I still have it. I will look at it with this...

Yes I still have it. I will look at it with this great piece of info at hand. Maybe it could work. The thing most annoying for me is having to peel/destroy the leatherette BEFORE you even begin to...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 10-26-2018
Replies: 143
Views: 37,292
Posted By carbo73
Well, just seen "El fotógrafo de Mauthausen"...

Well, just seen "El fotógrafo de Mauthausen" today. Great movie, specially if you love film photography as it's obviously one of the central elements in the movie: cameras, dark rooms, equipment,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A c.1911 Kodak No.3A Folding Pocket model B-5 (I...

A c.1911 Kodak No.3A Folding Pocket model B-5 (I think so), and a couple of Ektar 100 35mm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-26-2018
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
Leica IIIb made in 1938 ...

Leica IIIb made in 1938


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4606/38592941810_c15414bc4c_c.jpg



https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4664/38629859230_5a22819d28_c.jpg
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-25-2018
Replies: 1,169
Views: 421,247
Posted By carbo73
Moskva 4 made in 1956 in Krasnogorsk, USSR. Kodak...

Moskva 4 made in 1956 in Krasnogorsk, USSR. Kodak Portra 160:


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/889/42300489811_9d2561deda_c.jpg



https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/970/41399327655_d09a600821_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A 1933-1934 Ihagee VP Exakta model A first...

A 1933-1934 Ihagee VP Exakta model A first "almost" 35mm SLR. It's a 127 format, so it's a bit larger than 35mm (5 years later her smaller sister, the 35mm Kine Exakta was born); but then... the 127...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
Finally... an Epson V800, my first real scanner...

Finally... an Epson V800, my first real scanner after a quite battered and old Reflecta Crystalscan 7200
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-16-2018
Replies: 451
Views: 53,943
Posted By carbo73
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73997/med_U73997I1539726226.SEQ.0.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
My first panoramic camera, a gorgeously...

My first panoramic camera, a gorgeously squared-soviet-style KMZ FT-2 made in 1965. With both unique 35mm cassettes.


https://img1.jpegbay.com/gallery/007163379/1_f.jpg...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-11-2018
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,352
Posted By carbo73
I will try my Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5, and...

I will try my Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5, and maybe the Rolleiflex Old Standard with Portra.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-11-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By carbo73
Thanks to all. I will try the pre soak (water...

Thanks to all. I will try the pre soak (water appears bluegreen when you pour it, right?), and probably change to a proper adaptor for 4x5 in the Paterson. But these only work with the larger ones,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-10-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By carbo73
Green spots with "taco method"

Hi,

I've used the "taco method" for LF development a couple of times, and my main problem was that I shaked the Paterson tank so much that most of the bands ended in the bottom and the sheets...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 10-10-2018
Replies: 143
Views: 37,292
Posted By carbo73
More about "El fotógrafo de Mauthausen", some...

More about "El fotógrafo de Mauthausen", some images of Mario Casas (as the photographer Francesc Boix) and an SS officer with a black Leica...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-10-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By carbo73
Great news to have a 127 film again. I've only...

Great news to have a 127 film again. I've only cut from 120 to 127 once but was a PITA. I lost two rolls just trying...


The only drawback is that at 400 it would be quite fast and prone to...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-09-2018
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,676
Posted By carbo73
I bought this Zorki-4 mostly for it's...

I bought this Zorki-4 mostly for it's conmemorative inscription for the 50th aniversary of the 1917 revolution. It works, but rangefinder is out of place and the shutter release lacks a screw, so it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-09-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,835
Posted By carbo73
Well, the thread was about VP Exaktas... so...

Well, the thread was about VP Exaktas... so here's mine ;)


It's an early Model A, dating from c.1933-1934. As far as I could tell, it works quite well, but unfortunately the curtains (specially the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
6 rolls of 35mm Fomapan 100, one of Polaroid...

6 rolls of 35mm Fomapan 100, one of Polaroid Originals SX70 colour pack, and... entering into the real of infrared, a 52mm IR filter for my Nikkor f2 50mm (to be used with my Nikon F1) and a roll of...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-07-2018
Replies: 175
Views: 34,593
Posted By carbo73
That looks awesome Nokton. I hope to have time...

That looks awesome Nokton. I hope to have time and patience to use glass plates someday. I have several cameras to use, most notably a Goerz Ango and a Patent Etui 9x12. And even my sister still...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-07-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,991
Posted By carbo73
Thanks a lot. Do you know how I titled it in...

Thanks a lot. Do you know how I titled it in flickr? The Walking Dead :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,991
Posted By carbo73
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2463/3619378660_a40e...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2463/3619378660_a40eae12f2_z.jpg



https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7468/29597550246_79fa13f494_c.jpg



...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 1,916
Posted By carbo73
No beard, but shave only once a week or up to...

No beard, but shave only once a week or up to two. :rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 97
Views: 8,480
Posted By carbo73
Yes, you pull it up to choose between three...

Yes, you pull it up to choose between three different size holes. Usually the larger aperture is the most used, with this kind of cameras, not very fast, indeed.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A colourful, fully working (yet with haze in the...

A colourful, fully working (yet with haze in the lenses) Kodak No.3 Folding Pocket from 1911. The only camera you could see being used on board the Titanic, or at least I think so :p


...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2018
Replies: 97
Views: 8,480
Posted By carbo73
In the frontal, opened view, I presume... The...

In the frontal, opened view, I presume...
The central one is the aperture selector, in fact three consecutive holes. The one to the right is the selector for the long exposure mode (T). In fact the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2018
Replies: 97
Views: 8,480
Posted By carbo73
Another Brownie I have. This one is a Kodak No.2...

Another Brownie I have. This one is a Kodak No.2 Brownie model F, made in 1931 in the UK.


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4771/40859189052_c81cb12622_z.jpg



...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-02-2018
Replies: 164
Views: 35,036
Posted By carbo73
Zeiss Ikon Contax II made in 1936, with a Zeiss...

Zeiss Ikon Contax II made in 1936, with a Zeiss Sonnar f2 50mm


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/816/39986270045_35a7d13a42_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By carbo73
With Rerapan 100: ...

With Rerapan 100:


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/964/42329373851_747172d7de_z.jpg



https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/968/28456660488_7fc1f9f022_z.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
My Univex Mercury II made c.1945 ...

My Univex Mercury II made c.1945


https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1866/29738775677_7fbcc499c5_z.jpg



https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1858/43792001935_7de312d9bc_z.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2018
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
Zeiss Ikon Contax II + Carl Zeiss Sonnar f2 50mm,...

Zeiss Ikon Contax II + Carl Zeiss Sonnar f2 50mm, made in 1936.


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4748/40084061932_3ff001c2d2_c.jpg



...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-29-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By carbo73
I've checked several times, but I've not seen any...

I've checked several times, but I've not seen any movement in the shutter blades while cocking.



I think that the wavy pattern is explained by my movements with the camera towards the sun without...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-29-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By carbo73
Thanks to all for you information, you know a lot...

Thanks to all for you information, you know a lot about these issues.


It looks a difficult decision to made, as I've only limited mechanical expertise. On the other hand the camera it's already of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2018
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
A later model Nikon F (made c.1971-72), with...

A later model Nikon F (made c.1971-72), with Photomic FTN head.


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4605/40116792301_6586b6c8e3_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By carbo73
As nobody posts more Brownies, here's another one...

As nobody posts more Brownies, here's another one I have. It's a Kodak No.3 Brownie model F from 1931. Outside, inside, and one of the pictures it can take:


...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2018
Replies: 216
Views: 25,693
Posted By carbo73
A FSU FED-1(d), made in Kiev in 1939 ...

A FSU FED-1(d), made in Kiev in 1939


https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4754/25171346797_8ed900874b_c.jpg



https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4724/26224869498_a790b13636_c.jpg
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-28-2018
Replies: 393
Views: 157,600
Posted By carbo73
Taken with a Kodak No.4 Folding Cartridge made in...

Taken with a Kodak No.4 Folding Cartridge made in 1898-1900. It is a roll film camera, but I can use it with 4x5 sheets, as it's size it's precisely that one. Ilford FP4 Plus 125.

...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-27-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By carbo73
Here's a view of my Makina II. First roll is on...

Here's a view of my Makina II. First roll is on the 120 back for trials, specially of focusing. :)


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73997/U73997I1538090752.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2018
Replies: 451
Views: 53,943
Posted By carbo73
More of La Model...

More of La Model prison...


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73997/med_U73997I1538090233.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
a Rolleiflex Old Standard from c.1936. My second...

a Rolleiflex Old Standard from c.1936. My second TLR after a not properly working Minolta Autocord.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-26-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By carbo73
Dented leaf shutter & light leak

Hi,
Several months ago I bought from Japan a perfectky looking, mint I would say, Minolta Autocord L. But in the first trial days it jammed open, but then it unjammed again after some seconds. Maybe...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-24-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By carbo73
Well, at last I tried a careful approach and it...

Well, at last I tried a careful approach and it seems it worked. I had the benefit of founding on the web a picture of the Plaubel Makina II rangefinder withouth it's cover, so I knew what to expect...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-19-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By carbo73
Sadly, my Makina came without ground glass and...

Sadly, my Makina came without ground glass and with a 120 roll film back attached. But I have a folding Welta for 6,5x9 plates which has its ground glass and seems to fit. It just makes all even more...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-19-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By carbo73
Many thanks for the tip, but considering all the...

Many thanks for the tip, but considering all the costs it's maybe more than I paid for the camera itself! And then the damned Spanish tolls would want to make me pay importation taxes to my OWN...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-19-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By carbo73
Plaubel Makina II rangefinder calibration

Hi, I've just bought a beautiful Plaubel Makina II (or maybe IIS, both rangefinder holes are square but it looks like the lens is divided by the shutter). It appears to work properly, except for the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-18-2018
Replies: 175
Views: 34,593
Posted By carbo73
Ah, oh yes, that one is on the "to buy" list......

Ah, oh yes, that one is on the "to buy" list... someday :rolleyes:
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-18-2018
Replies: 175
Views: 34,593
Posted By carbo73
In my humble opinion, the most beautiful 120...

In my humble opinion, the most beautiful 120 folder of all, the Vöigtlander Bessa II:


https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1736/40984401130_fb0cdfa3ef_c.jpg



...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
And here are the pictures of that beauty, with...

And here are the pictures of that beauty, with its leather restored:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1889/30800504418_2bf30ce0cd_z.jpg


...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-16-2018
Replies: 123
Views: 8,359
Posted By carbo73
Leica II + Summar. Later I bought for it a black...

Leica II + Summar. Later I bought for it a black VIDOM viewfinder

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/900/39241402700_8d930d76cc_c.jpg

...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-16-2018
Replies: 2,418
Views: 353,520
Posted By carbo73
KERKMANN, Willi: Deutsche Kameras 1900-1945, 1990.

KERKMANN, Willi: Deutsche Kameras 1900-1945, 1990.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-16-2018
Replies: 165
Views: 40,573
Posted By carbo73
Hi, I've just bought a chrome Makina IIS (I think...

Hi,
I've just bought a chrome Makina IIS (I think so, but maybe is a II, only) and it looks like the rangefinder is misaligned, both vertically and horizontally. Even the half-translucid second image...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-15-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 28,769
Posted By carbo73
A couple more views of my CX Mercury II. :p ...

A couple more views of my CX Mercury II. :p


https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1869/43792001705_c57762162e_z.jpg





https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1858/43792001935_7de312d9bc_z.jpg
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-14-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 28,769
Posted By carbo73
My Univex CX Mercury II. As I said, this has the...

My Univex CX Mercury II. As I said, this has the Serial No. 44.9xx clearly stamped on the back. It's 2000 numbers below the said 46000 for the firsts Mercury II. So there's some issue with the serial...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A beautifully slim KW Patent Etui 9x12. Also,...

A beautifully slim KW Patent Etui 9x12.

Also, I've received the parcel with the Rietzschel Reform Clack 9x12 I bought some weeks ago, only to find another plate folding camera with a very similar...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A wonderful German Plaubel Makina IIS, the...

A wonderful German Plaubel Makina IIS, the chromed version
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A quite cheap soviet KMZ Zenit-S made in 1958

A quite cheap soviet KMZ Zenit-S made in 1958
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
In an unstoppable buying craze, I'm going to have...

In an unstoppable buying craze, I'm going to have another Zorki 4 commemorative of the 50th anniversary of the 1917 revolution (so made in 1967) but this one has a long inscribed dedication to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
My first 4x5' large format, a Graflex Crown...

My first 4x5' large format, a Graflex Crown Graphic, the old style model with side Kalart rangefinder.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-23-2018
Replies: 143
Views: 37,292
Posted By carbo73
There's an upcoming movie about the nazi...

There's an upcoming movie about the nazi concentration camps where cameras and photographers would be in the leading role. "El fotógrafo de Mauthausen" is based on the real Francesc Boix, a Catalan...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2018
Replies: 353
Views: 23,718
Posted By carbo73
In no particular order: 1)Exakta Varex 2)Leica...

In no particular order:


1)Exakta Varex

2)Leica III
3)Kodak No.3 Folding Pocket
4)FED-2
5)Vest Pocket Kodak
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
a little Kodak Baby Brownie for 127 format....

a little Kodak Baby Brownie for 127 format. Trying to keep that format alive ;)
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-20-2018
Replies: 143
Views: 37,292
Posted By carbo73
In "Mississippi burning", every time the press...

In "Mississippi burning", every time the press appears, there's some Speed Graphic there, specially in the interview of the KKK boss Clayton Townley. A sideways rangefinder model, an Anniversary I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-27-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,835
Posted By carbo73
Impressive and huge camera, but it's a plate...

Impressive and huge camera, but it's a plate camera? I meant mother of the SLR in the way it has most of the elements in place, although in a quite primitive way: film, interchangeable lenses,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,835
Posted By carbo73
new old VP Exakta A

Just bought from Poland a 1933 (or maybe 1934) Ihagee VP Exakta A, the one without slow speeds. For what I've searched, it's an early model, black enamel and without flash contacts. Looks quite good,...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-17-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 28,769
Posted By carbo73
Hi, I'm new to the group, as I bought just last...

Hi, I'm new to the group, as I bought just last week a very nice Univex Mercury II CX. Concerning serial numbers first I'll say that in the base there are no "feet" but three "holes" on the shutter...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-13-2018
Replies: 175
Views: 34,593
Posted By carbo73
A Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 520 made c.1935 ...

A Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 520 made c.1935


https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1722/42057318174_26c6ee5f13_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,208
Posted By carbo73
127 day arrived. It's my first one and in fact...

127 day arrived. It's my first one and in fact several first and almosts firsts: just my second roll of 127 used today, my first respooled 120-to-127 film (FP4 by the way), and my first roll in my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
a 1933 or 1934 black painted Ihagee VP Exakta A,...

a 1933 or 1934 black painted Ihagee VP Exakta A, the first roll film SLR!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A Univex Mercury II that looks good but I don't...

A Univex Mercury II that looks good but I don't know if it works properly (but with an accordingly nice price). And also a custom made adaptor for 104 format camera (to 120), and 500 ml of R09...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2018
Replies: 451
Views: 53,943
Posted By carbo73
Tri-X 400 with a Leica IIIb. La Model former...

Tri-X 400 with a Leica IIIb. La Model former prison, Barcelona.


https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1735/41934934194_6d752794ac_c.jpg

https://flic.kr/p/26TDuWN



...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2018
Replies: 9,007
Views: 882,821
Posted By carbo73
A Kodak Bulls Eye box camera from c.1913, and a...

A Kodak Bulls Eye box camera from c.1913, and a Kodak No.3 Folding Pocket from 1910, with Bausch & Lomb Automat shutter.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-22-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By carbo73
Well, Nobby Sparrow does not have this kind of...

Well, Nobby Sparrow does not have this kind of screws, so probably the only way should be buying a Kiev II :eek::eek::eek:.


Not in the inmediate future, I presume...
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