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Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-11-2013
Replies: 1,217
Views: 437,395
Posted By Borghesia
Hey Mike you finally got your Moskva 5 ? Seems to...

Hey Mike you finally got your Moskva 5 ? Seems to be working fine without light leaks, and a having sharp lens.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-19-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Borghesia
I bought exactly the same camera for 125,- euro...

I bought exactly the same camera for 125,- euro .
Indeed a nice camera.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-30-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Borghesia
Maybe an idea to ask your question in the...

Maybe an idea to ask your question in the yahoogroup: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/multipro/
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-29-2012
Replies: 374
Views: 112,803
Posted By Borghesia
My advice is to keep the Hexar AF. If you had...

My advice is to keep the Hexar AF. If you had said that your example pictures were taken with a Pentax 67, I would believe that.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 6,253
Posted By Borghesia
I have the Nikkor 35/2 pre ai, and its results...

I have the Nikkor 35/2 pre ai, and its results are far from clinical. Its my favorite 35mm lens for the 'oldfashioned' feel it gives in my pictures.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-25-2012
Replies: 1,217
Views: 437,395
Posted By Borghesia
Goods shots Pb908. And a nice couple with your...

Goods shots Pb908. And a nice couple with your wife.
In a couple of vacations to Indonesia, I never have seen a local person carrying a real camera, let alone a vintage folder.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-24-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,277
Posted By Borghesia
Very good work. I like the second shot, which is...

Very good work. I like the second shot, which is very atmospheric.

I've done a few film-shot weddings, and I remember to putted in so many hours in the post processing to compose a nice album, that...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-24-2012
Replies: 469
Views: 122,065
Posted By Borghesia
Ah...my GAS is over but this reminds me to find a...

Ah...my GAS is over but this reminds me to find a Rollei.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 3,018
Posted By Borghesia
I am riding a (race) road bike as much as I can,...

I am riding a (race) road bike as much as I can, and then only a small camera can be taken with me in the back of my shirt. Only P&S fit in there, mostly it's my Contax T3 or a Oly XA2.
But I am...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-20-2012
Replies: 229
Views: 31,044
Posted By Borghesia
The OM1 is also my favorite camera for the...

The OM1 is also my favorite camera for the reasons stated above. The handling and design is superb, and I love the Zuiko 50mm 1.4 lens . My Eos 1v never get any use because of the OM1 .
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-13-2012
Replies: 156
Views: 9,780
Posted By Borghesia
La Haine The grapes of wrath Control

La Haine
The grapes of wrath
Control
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 7,504
Posted By Borghesia
Thanks Ronald, I am thinking to try HC110 for...

Thanks Ronald, I am thinking to try HC110 for Tri-X instead of D76 I normally use.
Your example is exactly the result I am craving for.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,868
Posted By Borghesia
He...same as me, I was saving for a new roadbike...

He...same as me, I was saving for a new roadbike last year. Since I got it, I saved for a light wheelset. Now that all is complete.
By the change of focus of interest my camera gas disappeared, and I...
Forum: Chris Crawford 02-22-2012
Replies: 2,653
Views: 385,533
Posted By Borghesia
Very folkloristic, you won't see this kind of...

Very folkloristic, you won't see this kind of patriotism in Europe. Here it is mostly forbidden to put up a national flag besides the few national festivities. Even wearing a little national flag on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-21-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 4,615
Posted By Borghesia
For me scanning (Coolscan 5000) is part of the...

For me scanning (Coolscan 5000) is part of the fun, to see the images reveal themselves from the negatives.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-01-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,191
Posted By Borghesia
Hans, I've missed this educational picture in...

Hans, I've missed this educational picture in your stream...maybe this is the solution for my Iskra. I had put a felt ring in the inside of the camera not in the filmcounter itself.
I will give it a...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-01-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 40,562
Posted By Borghesia
Great review, thanks for your effort ! It got me...

Great review, thanks for your effort ! It got me interested in this camera.
Forum: Travel 01-31-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 3,008
Posted By Borghesia
I would skip Brugge and go to Antwerpen and Gent...

I would skip Brugge and go to Antwerpen and Gent instead.
Antwerpen is a relaxed city and photo genetic.
Indeed Brugge is a tourist trap, you can't photograph there without avoiding tourist hotdog...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-30-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,651
Posted By Borghesia
I bought a 531/2 for 125,- euro's in a perfect...

I bought a 531/2 for 125,- euro's in a perfect state.
The RF is spot on, the shutter and glass perfect, a CLA wasn't necessary.
The only minus is the albada finder, which turn yellow over the years.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-29-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 10,280
Posted By Borghesia
I have a simple Isolette II but like yours with a...

I have a simple Isolette II but like yours with a Solinar 3.5 , this lens is great.
My camera has the better newer bellows material and I never suffered lightleaks.
As a focus aid I use a Watameter...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-27-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,455
Posted By Borghesia
Even if the reel is dry, I always start to blow...

Even if the reel is dry, I always start to blow dry the whole thing including the ball bearings and my hands. Works perfectly.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-25-2012
Replies: 87
Views: 8,155
Posted By Borghesia
Having used many camera's, the Konica Hexar AF is...

Having used many camera's, the Konica Hexar AF is still my favorite.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-25-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,191
Posted By Borghesia
Thanks Nick, I followed the instructions of that...

Thanks Nick, I followed the instructions of that thread years ago. Actually I taped the whole Iskra inside and out. But the leaks didn't disappear.
I think the problem with my Iskra comes from the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-22-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 5,037
Posted By Borghesia
I love the Bessa T too. And i.m.o. it's the most...

I love the Bessa T too. And i.m.o. it's the most precieze RF made.
Also I like the looks of it with a VF on top.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-18-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,191
Posted By Borghesia
Hello PC Headland, Since I handled your Iskra a...

Hello PC Headland,

Since I handled your Iskra a couple of years ago, I just had to had one.
Which I did a few months later.
I have a good working one except the light leak problem, which comes up at...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-14-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,191
Posted By Borghesia
Poor beaten Iskra, any Iskra is worth to be...

Poor beaten Iskra, any Iskra is worth to be revived. And in the care of dr. Hans Kerensky it's in the best hands.
I hope you to find a nice working one Greg. My Iskra suffers from a mysterious...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-09-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,314
Posted By Borghesia
Excellent photographs from (I think) a little...

Excellent photographs from (I think) a little stroll with a camera. It takes a good eye to enhance common everyday objects and things to memorable results.
I am very inspired from this series.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-31-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,951
Posted By Borghesia
Hahnemuhle's William Turner paper, very nice...

Hahnemuhle's William Turner paper, very nice structure solid thickness and it gives the ink its true character.
Forum: Travel 12-27-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By Borghesia
The biggest secondhand markets are in spring...

The biggest secondhand markets are in spring summer and fall in the Netherlands, called ´Fotografica` . NL has a big secondhand virtual market on ´Marktplaats´.
A must see place to visit is Foam :...
Forum: Travel 12-25-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By Borghesia
Any specialized photo shop in A'dam sells B&W...

Any specialized photo shop in A'dam sells B&W film, but a bit expensive. Maybe you can also get film at the airport.
This is a shop at the Haarlemmerdijk : http://www.nivo-schweitzer.nl/
Forum: Travel 11-20-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 2,150
Posted By Borghesia
Very nice pictures. I have been there years ago...

Very nice pictures. I have been there years ago and love that island.
My father was balinese, but resides in Sulawesi where I was born.
Sulawesi is another impressive island in Indonesia with a...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-01-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,662
Posted By Borghesia
The Iskra has a great lens, but its body is prone...

The Iskra has a great lens, but its body is prone to like leaks and mechanical problems.
If you get a good working Iskra, then it is the folder with the best bright big VF.

The Super Isolette has an...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-30-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,794
Posted By Borghesia
What a treasure ! The QL17 is a great and easy...

What a treasure ! The QL17 is a great and easy user camera, but the Oly SP has a nicer lens.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-27-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By Borghesia
I think that the stabilizer is ensure the...

I think that the stabilizer is ensure the longevity and the negs being archival. Since the stabilizer is in the kit I use it, I wipe the negs dry in the last action as well.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-27-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By Borghesia
I use C41 developer (and Tetenal) with a Jobo...

I use C41 developer (and Tetenal) with a Jobo TBE2 tempering bath. My Paterson fits in the hole in the middle of the TBE2. I invert every 15 sec. with the twiddle stick.
Since the TBE keeps the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,751
Posted By Borghesia
My personal opinion is that the 1.7 SP lens is a...

My personal opinion is that the 1.7 SP lens is a bit more refined (and sharp) as the 50mm 1.8 (which I think is a bit sharper). Also shooting with the SP is a different experience as to shooting with...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-09-2011
Replies: 61
Views: 7,093
Posted By Borghesia
Frank, this is also a good place for C41 Q&A :...

Frank, this is also a good place for C41 Q&A : http://www.flickr.com/groups/diy_color/discuss/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-09-2011
Replies: 61
Views: 7,093
Posted By Borghesia
If you can bake an egg, then you can do C41. The...

If you can bake an egg, then you can do C41. The only thing is to keep the temperature at 38 c. You need a good thermometer for that. With most kits there are only 2 steps, developing and blixing,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-07-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,043
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2124/2542106032_955...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2124/2542106032_9554f3aa94_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3283/2524580869_2d88ec0800_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2011
Replies: 1,195
Views: 169,269
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5212/5398617064_2ce...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5212/5398617064_2ce1b7cbb4_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2636/4005206971_52bb1b2f46_o.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3110/2625012342_492ec17f62_o.jpg

http:...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-03-2011
Replies: 1,195
Views: 169,269
Posted By Borghesia
Iskra: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3612/3319217...

Iskra:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3612/3319217303_e65e67c80a_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-02-2011
Replies: 1,048
Views: 137,817
Posted By Borghesia
Bessa-T , Ultron 35mm 1.7 , diy...

Bessa-T , Ultron 35mm 1.7 , diy color

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5179/5400641864_c8f64a0fa2_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-31-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,546
Posted By Borghesia
Great review, i have bookmarked it for further...

Great review, i have bookmarked it for further examination and reference.
I have this lens also, but only shot one roll with it months ago.
Your article reminds me that all those shots were very...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-23-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,552
Posted By Borghesia
XA2 in motion...

XA2 in motion :

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2446/3960215116_fae952e046_o.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,489
Posted By Borghesia
Hey you are right, I haven't noticed that streak...

Hey you are right, I haven't noticed that streak before !
You have a great eye. Could also be caused by a sloppy water rinse, who knows.

Anyway, with Rodinal I always am careful with agitation,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,489
Posted By Borghesia
Rodinal 1:50 and gentle...

Rodinal 1:50 and gentle agitation

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3560/3316430154_e05ffd8f26.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3080/2409660979_b2fed2951c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2011
Replies: 9,248
Views: 923,265
Posted By Borghesia
I'm in the same boat, being unemployed in a few...

I'm in the same boat, being unemployed in a few months. Having this in mind I only bought a Spotmatic for 15 euro's this month.
On the other hand, that Rollei SL66 I saw is very tempting and would...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-10-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,034
Posted By Borghesia
I have the same problem with this combo. I tend...

I have the same problem with this combo. I tend to think this film has to be shot in the best circumstances, not in direct or full sunlight, and using a none flare prone lens or using a good lens...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-10-2011
Replies: 1,217
Views: 437,395
Posted By Borghesia
OK Nettar time... here's mine from my Nettar,...

OK Nettar time... here's mine from my Nettar, black and white photo, handcolored in PS :

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4016/4233484076_b7045cac8d_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2011
Replies: 82
Views: 7,170
Posted By Borghesia
Yes, I´ve seen them on camera fairs, looking only...

Yes, I´ve seen them on camera fairs, looking only for Oly Trips, Lomo´s and Holga´s.
Nice camera´s, but hopefully they also later investigate in OM´s, Nikkors, Isolette´s and Mamiya´s.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-05-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By Borghesia
A dedicated scanner will also give more detail. I...

A dedicated scanner will also give more detail.
I have the Coolscan 5000 and a Konica Minolta Multipro, bought when they could be bought new.
If I would buy one now coming from a flatbed, I would go...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 4,670
Posted By Borghesia
A Rolleiflex T from 1961, and maybe my Super...

A Rolleiflex T from 1961, and maybe my Super Isolette.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 6,790
Posted By Borghesia
Grote Markt, Haarlem The Netherlands. Iskra DIY...

Grote Markt, Haarlem The Netherlands. Iskra DIY color picture
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2339/2520564389_cf41a2155d_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-12-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 4,112
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5175/5461136283_d3e...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5175/5461136283_d3e92f8192_b.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-09-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,356
Posted By Borghesia
Maybe not my best P&S shot but I like this one....

Maybe not my best P&S shot but I like this one. My daughter before she throws a snowball at me. Contax T3 .

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4021/4301245821_d802791bff_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By Borghesia
Train from Haarlem to Amsterdam, everyday it is...

Train from Haarlem to Amsterdam, everyday it is getting more crowded
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3233/3154618070_ffb600d412_o.jpg
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 04-06-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 10,908
Posted By Borghesia
The Nikkor 35mm f2.0 (pre-ai/ai) is one of the...

The Nikkor 35mm f2.0 (pre-ai/ai) is one of the finest 35mm I came across, being sharp but also having a vintage feel and depth in the results.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-01-2011
Replies: 92
Views: 5,837
Posted By Borghesia
My black Bessa-T with the 35mm Voigtlander VF....

My black Bessa-T with the 35mm Voigtlander VF. It's an eyecatcher, many people ask me what camera it is and how it works.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By Borghesia
Good first try ! Don't bother with fishtank...

Good first try !
Don't bother with fishtank heating etc... B&W temp is around room temperature.
you need that temp ontrol with C41 development.
Try D76 with Tri-x, that's the perfect combo, you will...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,522
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/37/82171930_76a388b...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/37/82171930_76a388b3b1_z.jpg?zz=1
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-23-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By Borghesia
That's the reason I shoot film ! Great first try,...

That's the reason I shoot film !
Great first try, you did a better job then I did on my first development.
Neopan 1600 is a grainy film, try Tri-x in D76, that film will give you smoother (analog)...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-20-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By Borghesia
Same here I leave the adaptor on my Bessa-T,...

Same here I leave the adaptor on my Bessa-T, otherwise I need a few of them.
Also I find screwing lenses on is easier then using the bajonetmount of a lens. And without an adaptor on a lens you can...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-17-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 7,070
Posted By Borghesia
I also was in search of a great looking strap for...

I also was in search of a great looking strap for my camera-leathered OM1, it took me a year to find this one :...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-11-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,513
Posted By Borghesia
I have a early black version of the J8, and I...

I have a early black version of the J8, and I also have seen the Fedka NOS J8.
I ordered and received the Fedka NOS J8, but actually my old black J8 is much prettier with its white figures then the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-04-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By Borghesia
Lovely pictures, I have a Super Ikonta as well,...

Lovely pictures, I have a Super Ikonta as well, and your father's pictures prove that it is a great camera (I have to use more often). I hope my little daughters will treasure my negatives as you do...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-28-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,346
Posted By Borghesia
I have a Bessa-T bought a halfcase for it. Now it...

I have a Bessa-T bought a halfcase for it. Now it is hanging fine.
I also have a Leica CL, I wouldn´t trade my Bessa for a CL.
Even my Bessa-T is a faster camera to work with, easier to focus and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-24-2011
Replies: 320
Views: 37,993
Posted By Borghesia
Isolette II...

Isolette II :
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3213/2410710100_d1025431a2_z.jpg?zz=1

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3139/2583744095_66336c7f5d_z.jpg?zz=1
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By Borghesia
You're a great photographer, and I enjoyed having...

You're a great photographer, and I enjoyed having a peek at your book.
It has become an excellent social document from the place you live in.
Was this really all done with a Zenit ?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-05-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 18,487
Posted By Borghesia
Welcome to the RFF community Bertus. You made a...

Welcome to the RFF community Bertus.
You made a great start to post your selfprocessed SLR images.
I am a member from 2004 ,haven't posted/discussed much so far, but I check the messages from RFF...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-04-2011
Replies: 163
Views: 18,487
Posted By Borghesia
Eos 1v, 24mm...

Eos 1v, 24mm TS-E

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/36/80148006_f87ca3f76e_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-03-2011
Replies: 85
Views: 6,445
Posted By Borghesia
Olympus...

Olympus XA
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2497/4133895653_039825b762.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,743
Posted By Borghesia
You will only have a small field of view through...

You will only have a small field of view through the RF from a Bessa-T, like looking through 30% of the middle part of a 75mm lens. You need a separate VF for framing. There are many VF's available,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-01-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,146
Posted By Borghesia
They asked me to join months ago, being an...

They asked me to join months ago, being an european I didn't want to fill in the exotic complicated US tax papers, so I skipped the invitation. I do not think I would generate sales through it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2011
Replies: 91
Views: 6,435
Posted By Borghesia
An Epson stylus 3880 printer to finally print out...

An Epson stylus 3880 printer to finally print out my stock of photographs from the last 10 years, on any size and paper I want. I promised my wife to make albums in return.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-24-2011
Replies: 76
Views: 5,804
Posted By Borghesia
Hexar AF !

Hexar AF !
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-24-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 12,875
Posted By Borghesia
I have the MjuII, The Contax T3 and a Hexar...

I have the MjuII, The Contax T3 and a Hexar AF.
The MjuII gives very good results for such a small camera, its Vf is a pain though.
The T3 results are sharp and have a 'modern' signature, like a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 1,960
Posted By Borghesia
Indeed skip this job, it will cost you money...

Indeed skip this job, it will cost you money because you already are thinking to upgrade with expensive gear. I know that it can be a landmark to you to prove yourself that you can perform such a...
Forum: Olympus RF 12-23-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By Borghesia
I like the waiting and when the courier comes at...

I like the waiting and when the courier comes at the door with a box...it's like getting an unexpected present.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-18-2010
Replies: 205
Views: 22,647
Posted By Borghesia
My wife and kids, shot with an...

My wife and kids, shot with an Iskra

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2339/2520564389_7cee2b7f61_z.jpg?zz=1
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,640
Posted By Borghesia
This opens up many possibilities to me with my...

This opens up many possibilities to me with my collection of Zuiko's and Bessa-T.
Thanks and keep us informed about the results !

If Sweden is dark, hook a (thyristor) flash on the pc input of the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2010
Replies: 102
Views: 6,384
Posted By Borghesia
The dutch...

The dutch flag
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3186/3942189324_8b2d2c86ec_z.jpg?zz=1
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-16-2010
Replies: 260
Views: 58,052
Posted By Borghesia
I have an expensive Gossen Starlite, but my cheap...

I have an expensive Gossen Starlite, but my cheap smal Polaris meter is the one I always use. Its readings are on par with the Starlite, and it does flashmetering also.
I bought this meter for 40...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-06-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,058
Posted By Borghesia
Both here as well, a folder for a handy 6x6 easy...

Both here as well, a folder for a handy 6x6 easy to carry and a good TLR (Rolleiflex or Mamiya Cxxx) for slow and serious work. I love to use a Rolleiflex with a Rolleinar, though I also like the...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-06-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 8,495
Posted By Borghesia
Indeed a folder is the smallest 6x6, an Agfa...

Indeed a folder is the smallest 6x6, an Agfa Isolette, Baldax etc...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-11-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,569
Posted By Borghesia
Nice Minguela, the first picture has the sense of...

Nice Minguela, the first picture has the sense of a voodoo offering.
Which lens did you use ?
As this is your first post welcome to rff !
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-09-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 23,054
Posted By Borghesia
I like the first picture Rage, with the train. I...

I like the first picture Rage, with the train. I am around that place every weekday.
You took the picture from an unusual standpoint, which I have never seen before.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-17-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 17,693
Posted By Borghesia
I have a Yashica T5 and the Contax T2, the...

I have a Yashica T5 and the Contax T2, the Yashica looks scratched and beaten but it works like new, the Contax T2 now only focus on infinity its AF system is very delicate, I only could sell it for...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-15-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,700
Posted By Borghesia
I think the Rolleiparkeil is the viewing lens of...

I think the Rolleiparkeil is the viewing lens of the Rolleinar set (correct me if I'm wrong).
A Rolleinar is a closeup screw on lens set. The Tessar lens is the actual lens of the camera.
A Rolleinar...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-15-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,700
Posted By Borghesia
Looks like it has Rolleinar taking and viewing...

Looks like it has Rolleinar taking and viewing lenses on it.
If so, you have a nice set.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2010
Replies: 559
Views: 100,037
Posted By Borghesia
I have 4 y/o twin daughters, Ruby and Veerle....

I have 4 y/o twin daughters, Ruby and Veerle. Here photographed with an Oly 35SP cropped to a square format.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3133/3753847351_40764e2812_z.jpg?zz=1
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2010
Replies: 504
Views: 78,837
Posted By Borghesia
Bessa-T...

Bessa-T :

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4094/4793119197_3b075686e3_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-22-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By Borghesia
I always order from Macodirect to receive in The...

I always order from Macodirect to receive in The Netherlands. I just choose a company who is the cheapest, and Macodirect has great prices, stock and actions.
When they notice your order they deliver...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-22-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,631
Posted By Borghesia
Rodinal 1:50 , 13,5 minutes work fine. Great...

Rodinal 1:50 , 13,5 minutes work fine. Great film and great price !

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3560/3316430154_e05ffd8f26.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-16-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,062
Posted By Borghesia
It's hard to find a 6x6 VF, you can try the cheap...

It's hard to find a 6x6 VF, you can try the cheap Voigtlander Kontur 6x6 finder. It works different as regular VF's though, you have to keep both eyes open with it (you can't see through the VF). It...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-14-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Borghesia
I didn´t heard of anderspetersen before, his...

I didn´t heard of anderspetersen before, his pictures are excellent, thanks for the link.
Why don´t you try Neopan 1600 + D76 @800 ? I think the contrast with that combo comes close to what you...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-13-2010
Replies: 133
Views: 38,939
Posted By Borghesia
C330/80mm, Portra 400 VC , DIY color...

C330/80mm, Portra 400 VC , DIY color...
Forum: Off Topic 07-09-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 20,173
Posted By Borghesia
Only for their whole oeuvre - bringing up so many...

Only for their whole oeuvre - bringing up so many good players and trainers over the years, football concepts and football intelligence- The Netherlands deserves the world title.
Spain is a great...
Forum: Off Topic 06-24-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 20,173
Posted By Borghesia
Holland has a full score of 9 points, but the...

Holland has a full score of 9 points, but the total euphoria isn't here yet.
I think we need a big team against us to prove our strength. It has been too easy in this pool.
Holland didn't loose a...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-11-2010
Replies: 161
Views: 40,390
Posted By Borghesia
Great looking Koni, if you cut away the...

Great looking Koni, if you cut away the rangefinder system it looks like a Leica Standard.
I hope you can fix the RF though and give it back its Koni face.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-11-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,887
Posted By Borghesia
Great pictures ! Having a T3 myself I can confirm...

Great pictures !
Having a T3 myself I can confirm the same quality I get from it.
I am convinced that certain camera's are specialized for a certain job (that's why I have many camera's).
The T3 is a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-02-2010
Replies: 133
Views: 38,939
Posted By Borghesia
I love the Mamiya C-series, these pictures were...

I love the Mamiya C-series, these pictures were taken with the Sekor 135mm...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-01-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,311
Posted By Borghesia
I don't like any of them, so no vote.

I don't like any of them, so no vote.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-16-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,557
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3491/3918439325_305...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3491/3918439325_3058402a6d_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3290/2500285830_b14...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3290/2500285830_b147696bd5_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3210/3013974012_aff...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3210/3013974012_affb8479c3_o.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-11-2010
Replies: 75
Views: 32,469
Posted By Borghesia
Bessa-T Ultron 1.7...

Bessa-T Ultron 1.7...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-10-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 30,838
Posted By Borghesia
I think only the stabilizer is a bit toxic. When...

I think only the stabilizer is a bit toxic. When I pour that stuff in, I do that in the garden or at the sidewalk at my front door :-)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-10-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 30,838
Posted By Borghesia
I use(d) the excellent Amaloco K54 C1 developing...

I use(d) the excellent Amaloco K54 C1 developing set. This is a liquid 1 lt. set containing already 4 small bottles which can officially develop 6 films per little bottle + 1 lt. Blix.
This in my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-24-2010
Replies: 288
Views: 39,237
Posted By Borghesia
500 C/M , all taken with Planar 80mm T* and DIY...

500 C/M , all taken with Planar 80mm T* and DIY C41 and B&W dev....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-22-2010
Replies: 124
Views: 7,061
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2762/4203617706_c37...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2762/4203617706_c379b56108.jpg
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-22-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,956
Posted By Borghesia
If you have a Super Isolette already, that camera...

If you have a Super Isolette already, that camera would cover everything in 6x6 format.
After that a Plaubel Makina 6x7 would be complimentary (and very cool :-) ... ).
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-13-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,252
Posted By Borghesia
Mamiya C220, The...

Mamiya C220, The Netherlands

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3210/3013974012_affb8479c3_o.jpg
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-13-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,348
Posted By Borghesia
So nice, I bookmarked your site.

So nice, I bookmarked your site.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-12-2010
Replies: 374
Views: 112,803
Posted By Borghesia
Very nice pictures Douwe, looks like you used...

Very nice pictures Douwe, looks like you used Neopan 1600.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-11-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,184
Posted By Borghesia
I love this lens too, I use it with my Bessa-T...

I love this lens too, I use it with my Bessa-T and the matching 75 VF.
This lens is a guarantee for sharp pictures and nice soft...
Forum: Travel 03-11-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 5,368
Posted By Borghesia
A view of the world in 6x7 is impressing !

A view of the world in 6x7 is impressing !
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-11-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By Borghesia
Schon aber ein bitchen teuer.

Schon aber ein bitchen teuer.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By Borghesia
Great, these pictures have character !

Great, these pictures have character !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-06-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 10,438
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/38/80152201_38570ea...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/38/80152201_38570eae22_o.jpg
Forum: Yashica RF 03-06-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By Borghesia
That's a great camera. For its size to me its my...

That's a great camera. For its size to me its my favorite in the Yashica line.
Shoot with 800 ASA and you have the perfect low light RF.
Forum: Olympus RF 03-03-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 16,518
Posted By Borghesia
Another vote for the Canolite D. It's still...

Another vote for the Canolite D. It's still widely available and cheap, and it matches the design of the RC.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-24-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,811
Posted By Borghesia
I got my Super Isolette via Flickr. I asked a...

I got my Super Isolette via Flickr. I asked a Flickr member who posted Super Isolette pictures if he was willing to sell his camera.
After a few months he mailed me that he wanted to sell.
In...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By Borghesia
A turret KMZ viewfinder is reasonably cheap,...

A turret KMZ viewfinder is reasonably cheap, about $40,- .
It looks great and artsy and you can use it with 35/50/85/135mm lenses.
It will be more expensive as your camera, but it will be hard to...
Forum: Off Topic 02-20-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,630
Posted By Borghesia
Great confession Chris. TV nowadays is crap,...

Great confession Chris. TV nowadays is crap, especially in the Netherlands.
If I wasn't so addicted to good documentaries (and comedy) I didn't use a TV set.
To read a good book or being busy on...
Forum: Off Topic 02-19-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,630
Posted By Borghesia
I like documentaries, for series I only like...

I like documentaries, for series I only like comedies:
One foot in the grave
Rab C. Nesbit
Seinfeld
I'm Alan Partridge
The office
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2010
Replies: 2,534
Views: 315,336
Posted By Borghesia
Yashica...

Yashica T5
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/38/80335703_2645da4e87_o.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-16-2010
Replies: 590
Views: 68,327
Posted By Borghesia
I bought a lot of reputable cheap camera´s, but...

I bought a lot of reputable cheap camera´s, but my (not immediately cheap) black Bessa-T is my favorite. I got it for 150 euro's like new, and I consider it one of the finest RF cam's ever.
Forum: Olympus RF 02-08-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By Borghesia
Nice, that case is worth more then the camera.

Nice, that case is worth more then the camera.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-07-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 6,360
Posted By Borghesia
Me and my wife 100% film. I have 5 digital...

Me and my wife 100% film.
I have 5 digital camera's though (1Ds is one of them) but I prefer the look of film and the handling of the smaller film camera's.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-05-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 6,934
Posted By Borghesia
I have a lot of P&S's, the Yashica T5, XA, XA2,...

I have a lot of P&S's, the Yashica T5, XA, XA2, Contax T2 and T3 etc... and best of all the bulkier Hexar AF.
The Hexar AF is my favorite, because the results do not have that modern - but more a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2010
Replies: 308
Views: 67,265
Posted By Borghesia
Excellent pictures Eric, all of them come across...

Excellent pictures Eric, all of them come across surrealistic.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-19-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 30,322
Posted By Borghesia
I have both, the S2 and the little S3. The...

I have both, the S2 and the little S3. The Konica S2 gives better results, whilst it is better balanced and reduces shake by its weight. A perfect working auto S2 is the camera I am longing for.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By Borghesia
On the photo in the link, the asian looking guy...

On the photo in the link, the asian looking guy has a really bad aura.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 3,823
Posted By Borghesia
Hahaha....I just wanted to express the unseen...

Hahaha....I just wanted to express the unseen space in real life that - I find to be - can be captured on film.
You will never see those particles - grain or something else - in real life, but on a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 3,823
Posted By Borghesia
To me film can show the ectoplasm or “ether”, in...

To me film can show the ectoplasm or “ether”, in the speak of Rudolf Steiner - which is lacking in my digital SLR pics.
When I look at a movie on TV, I immediately can distinguish a good quality...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-07-2010
Replies: 83
Views: 7,342
Posted By Borghesia
My dream camera's already exist, these are the...

My dream camera's already exist, these are the Bessa-T, the Oly Om series, Hexar AF, Rolleiflexes and hasselblad.
My wish would not be for a camera, but for the continuance of production of good...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-31-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,488
Posted By Borghesia
I ordered and received quality film cheaply in...

I ordered and received quality film cheaply in The Netherlands from Ebay seller Ultrafineonline. Being in the US, postal service is smoother then transatlantic.
Have a look...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 2,723
Posted By Borghesia
Manual focus SLR's to me are far slower in...

Manual focus SLR's to me are far slower in focusing then a good RF camera with a nice clear yellow patch.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-17-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,549
Posted By Borghesia
I think you need new reels, but did you also...

I think you need new reels, but did you also tried to blow dry the reel first before loading ?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-15-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,781
Posted By Borghesia
Wow 5 five 1280 printers, I have one (the same...

Wow 5 five 1280 printers, I have one (the same but called 1290 in the EU),
what is your favorite ink you use with this printer Bob ?
I use the MIS Dye in a CFS, which gives good colors but isn't...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-13-2009
Replies: 79
Views: 5,378
Posted By Borghesia
B&W and C41 processed at home. Easy, fast and...

B&W and C41 processed at home. Easy, fast and cheap.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-07-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,076
Posted By Borghesia
Normally on Flickr they refer to RFF discussions,...

Normally on Flickr they refer to RFF discussions, but in this case there has been a nice discussion on Flickr about this subject :

http://www.flickr.com/groups/hexar/discuss/72157608086802770/
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-30-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,151
Posted By Borghesia
Strong pictures ! I saw that you used a Hexar RF...

Strong pictures !

I saw that you used a Hexar RF after I saw the pictures.
Whilst looking at them I thought they were taken with a 6x9 camera.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-30-2009
Replies: 374
Views: 112,803
Posted By Borghesia
Thanks, I think the Hexar AF has strong 3D...

Thanks, I think the Hexar AF has strong 3D qualities.
Never sell your Hexar AF !

Here a few more...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-30-2009
Replies: 374
Views: 112,803
Posted By Borghesia
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3491/3918439325_305...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3491/3918439325_3058402a6d_b.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/41/80160684_ccac48844b_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2020/2542107992_9925c82698_o.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-22-2009
Replies: 74
Views: 16,103
Posted By Borghesia
I have the CV 75mm Color Heliar, and it works...

I have the CV 75mm Color Heliar, and it works great with the 75mm 1:1 VF on my Bessa-T.
It will be my only "portrait" lens for my Bessa set up, but I use it solely for streetphotography.
It's sharp...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-20-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By Borghesia
No focusing problems with my Bessa-T !

No focusing problems with my Bessa-T !
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-19-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By Borghesia
I have a Bessa-T, which I think has the same...

I have a Bessa-T, which I think has the same meter installed. This camera doesn't has a viewfinder.
I use the meter lights to "pre-meter" the subject. After the green light is on (aproximately), I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,834
Posted By Borghesia
Thanks for the tip ! I hope the Houten fair is...

Thanks for the tip !
I hope the Houten fair is comparable to the annual Doesburg fair.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By Borghesia
Nice video. I have a Bessa-T (which is excellent...

Nice video. I have a Bessa-T (which is excellent also) ... I like the A-mode in this model.
I don't understand the function of the triggerwinder though, I thought it is a kind of mechanical speed...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-23-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 11,403
Posted By Borghesia
I have a few Super-Type folder, like the...

I have a few Super-Type folder, like the Super-Isolette (great camera), Iskra and a Super Ikonta.
But the simple Zeiss Ikon Nettar 518/16 gave me refined graphical results.
This mint camera costed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-22-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By Borghesia
I've never seen such quality 100 y/o pictures,...

I've never seen such quality 100 y/o pictures, thanks for the link.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-18-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By Borghesia
Thanks Summar, it was this or nothing. But ........

Thanks Summar, it was this or nothing.
But ..... only use this method if nothing else helps !
(and softly with cotton tips)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-18-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By Borghesia
I tried the ammonia mix / alcohol / Windex etc......

I tried the ammonia mix / alcohol / Windex etc... but the only thing that worked (in my particular case) was toothpaste.


Here's a shot with my Zenobia after a toothpaste...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-18-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By Borghesia
Hello Pettit, I was the guy who cleaned the rear...

Hello Pettit, I was the guy who cleaned the rear lens of a Zenobia with toothpaste.
But only then when I tried everything to clean a kind of gummy stuff and black spots on the lens.
After the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-17-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Borghesia
Hello Ornate, Congratulations with your M6, I...

Hello Ornate,

Congratulations with your M6, I wish I had one :-)
The Fuji 400H is a very good film and one of my favorites.
But I think your pics came out a bit soft. Did you scan your pics...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-03-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,140
Posted By Borghesia
Nice series of pictures, did you used a one-light...

Nice series of pictures, did you used a one-light set up with a beauty disc ?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-01-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 14,052
Posted By Borghesia
Fomapan 100, D76, @f8, Hensel Porty lighting. A...

Fomapan 100, D76, @f8, Hensel Porty lighting.
A bit grainy but it's OK.


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3626/3398745967_195a381991.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-29-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By Borghesia
What a great results ! The best B&W contrasts you...

What a great results ! The best B&W contrasts you can get.
I have enough Rodinal, but since I use D76 lately it stays on the shelf.
Maybe now it's time again to buy that cheap Rollei Retro 100 with...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By Borghesia
Great job ! Rodinal and Tri-x is too tough for...

Great job !
Rodinal and Tri-x is too tough for me, I always get terrible grain, I must do something wrong.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By Borghesia
It's easy, can be done in the kitchensink. You...

It's easy, can be done in the kitchensink.
You only have to manage a bath temperature of 38C / 68f , for your developer for 3,15 minutes.
The next chemical is called "Blix" and is less temp...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By Borghesia
Exactly also my reason for choosing DIY...

Exactly also my reason for choosing DIY development.
Now do the same trick with C41, and you will be totally independent.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-21-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,959
Posted By Borghesia
Yeah that's the one part 97-5608. Don't be...

Yeah that's the one part 97-5608.
Don't be afraid, it's very easy to repair. You only need a micro screwdriver.
A five minute job.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-21-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,959
Posted By Borghesia
I had the same problem, I couldn't rely on my...

I had the same problem, I couldn't rely on my GIII anymore.
The problem is a spring that has become weak. It's the spring that pushes the two hooks downwards which keep the filmdoor locked.
It's an...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-06-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By Borghesia
I use the KMZ turret finder on my Bessa-T and it...

I use the KMZ turret finder on my Bessa-T and it is adequate. I only have to fiddle with the parallax compensation if the subject is <2 mtrs, but mostly that goes fine.
The only thing is that I find...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-03-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,732
Posted By Borghesia
Get a Mamiya C330 with the 55mm, 80mm, 135mm and...

Get a Mamiya C330 with the 55mm, 80mm, 135mm and 180mm.
.....but keep the Rolleiflex anyway.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,682
Posted By Borghesia
I have both of these camera's. My Iskra has a...

I have both of these camera's.
My Iskra has a severe lightleak problem that I can't solve (not even with the RFF solutions). The good pictures it took are very sharp and contrasty.
The Super...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Borghesia
Hello Mark, I think it's the same as Forte film,...

Hello Mark, I think it's the same as Forte film, look at this chart : http://sprintsystems.com/film_chart.htm

Have fun with it,
Andre
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-23-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,422
Posted By Borghesia
What a great camera and pictures, I like them all...

What a great camera and pictures, I like them all !
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-25-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 5,101
Posted By Borghesia
I have a whole Hassy kit with 3 lenses, a couple...

I have a whole Hassy kit with 3 lenses, a couple of rolleiflexes and the C220 and C330 with 4 lenses.
The hassy stays on the shelf, and the Rolleiflexes are used when wanting to shoot in an easy...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-03-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,966
Posted By Borghesia
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-14-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,426
Posted By Borghesia
The Olympus OM slr's are just as small as a Fed...

The Olympus OM slr's are just as small as a Fed 1, and much better.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,928
Posted By Borghesia
Mix it at 1:50. I dev'd Tri-x with 500 ml, using...

Mix it at 1:50. I dev'd Tri-x with 500 ml, using 490 ml water and 10 ml Rodinal.
Beginning with slowmotion agitation the first 30sec. and very slow agitation for 5 sec. each minute.
Rodinal is cheap...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-27-2009
Replies: 1,217
Views: 437,395
Posted By Borghesia
Here's one of mine, taken with an Agfa Isolette...

Here's one of mine, taken with an Agfa Isolette II, Solinar 3.5


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2274/2388439404_c731ece9cb.jpg?v=0
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-13-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By Borghesia
Maybe then it's time to consider DIY E6 Rob. With...

Maybe then it's time to consider DIY E6 Rob.
With DIY C41, my color film results have increased.
Never done the E6, but I think it's as easy as C41.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-13-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,041
Posted By Borghesia
Thanks for posting these pictures Howard. I...

Thanks for posting these pictures Howard. I especially like the Manado harbour pano.
It reminds me on my Sulawesi trip 5 years ago.
The surroundings of Manado is great, the city itself an...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-10-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Borghesia
You're right the Canonet has a buttery shutter,...

You're right the Canonet has a buttery shutter, it took me 10 rolls to get used to it.
But since your canonet is in excellent shape, don't take too much attention to that minor thing.

My ancestors...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-10-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By Borghesia
The Hema slide film doesn't work for me, too...

The Hema slide film doesn't work for me, too murky and dark.
I've used Velvia, Provia, Astia and Sensia.
The cheap Sensia film never disappointed me. It's my favorite combined with my Konica Hexar...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-10-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Borghesia
Great camera Jazzwave and very nice first...

Great camera Jazzwave and very nice first pictures. Well metered and good framing.
I've been in Jakarta twice, on my way to Bali and Sulawesi.
Boy it's a hot city, but full of life.
Forum: Olympus RF 04-07-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,303
Posted By Borghesia
Check out the exposures of the Sp with a handheld...

Check out the exposures of the Sp with a handheld lightmeter.
My SP's meter seemed totally off.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Borghesia
NY city housing is maybe comparable with the tiny...

NY city housing is maybe comparable with the tiny 50-60 m2 Amsterdam apartments.
If you like grain, then use Rodinal. Easy to use, only 10ml of Rodinal and the rest tap water.
Only the 500ml....
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-13-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By Borghesia
I use plastic reels and put them on the central...

I use plastic reels and put them on the central heating beforehand or blow them dry.
When using 35mm film I cut the beginning of the film (which goes into the reel first) - roundish.
In my changing...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-05-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,889
Posted By Borghesia
Very inspiring, thanks !

Very inspiring, thanks !
Forum: Yashica RF 02-25-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By Borghesia
I got a perfect black GX from Marktplaats.nl for...

I got a perfect black GX from Marktplaats.nl for 10 euro's including a nice case.
For that price of $ 799,- you can almost buy a Bessa R3a with a 35mm 1.4 Nokton lens.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-11-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,744
Posted By Borghesia
Why not chrome the body ?

Why not chrome the body ?
Forum: Olympus RF 02-10-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 3,443
Posted By Borghesia
I got a XA+flash for 12 euro's, 110,- dollars is...

I got a XA+flash for 12 euro's, 110,- dollars is too much.
I don't like the camera, it's too light and focussing is very instable even with a good rf patch. I also have an Epic, and I think that lens...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-02-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,276
Posted By Borghesia
Hey there Laptoprob...yes the three best kits are...

Hey there Laptoprob...yes the three best kits are gone. But the offered Leica CL + 40mm Summicron with the 3 months guaranty can be bargained for 300 euro's I think.
It's a beaten up camera but I...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-02-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,276
Posted By Borghesia
I think that price for a CL is too high Dino....

I think that price for a CL is too high Dino. Last month there were CL 3 kits on offer here in the Netherlands all three with two lenses and all CLA'd. The average asking price was 500 euro's.
On...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-02-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,030
Posted By Borghesia
Yes they ship to Europe, but when I am filling my...

Yes they ship to Europe, but when I am filling my cart and then check the shipping costs, the price doubles.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-30-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By Borghesia
Are you sure Fotohuis Rovo is out of business ?...

Are you sure Fotohuis Rovo is out of business ? Sometimes Robert is out of the air and then he's back again.
If you're right, that would be a loss, he's the only one who sells cheap C41 dev.kits in...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-26-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,124
Posted By Borghesia
I told my wife last week about the Coolscan maybe...

I told my wife last week about the Coolscan maybe being out of production.
She just said : "Then you have to be quick to buy one".
So I ordered one from the last batches here in the Netherlands.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 01-10-2009
Replies: 83
Views: 8,052
Posted By Borghesia
Also A Minolta Multi Pro here. Great scanner for...

Also A Minolta Multi Pro here.
Great scanner for 35mm to 6x9, good results on all types of film.
I hope I never have to depart from it. It's the heart of my photo hobby. If I could ever find a spare...
Forum: Yashica RF 12-17-2008
Replies: 80
Views: 9,101
Posted By Borghesia
I got a piece of nice leatherette from a Flickr...

I got a piece of nice leatherette from a Flickr friend from the Philippines and did some cutting and gluing on my Yashica GX. Fifteen minutes work and it looks like the skin has been ordered from...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-24-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By Borghesia
Oh yes...Lesley Gilmore aka Beedhams, your...

Oh yes...Lesley Gilmore aka Beedhams, your Isolette is truly in good hands.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-22-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By Borghesia
I don't know the answer on your question but...

I don't know the answer on your question but there are enough people in the Multipro Yahoo-group that could help you.
If you can find a replacement lamp, let us know.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-17-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,880
Posted By Borghesia
I bought one for 12,50 euro's just for the fun of...

I bought one for 12,50 euro's just for the fun of it. If I had a problem with it, I would use it as a decoration. I can pick another up here in Holland for the same price.
When I saw the Lomo site I...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-30-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By Borghesia
I don´t know if this is a good price, but this...

I don´t know if this is a good price, but this seller keeps relisting his Ensign Autorange here in Holland, seems that no one wants it :

http://link.marktplaats.nl/204307819
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-29-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 4,519
Posted By Borghesia
Joachim try a closed chimney finder on your...

Joachim try a closed chimney finder on your Mamiya. It is said to help the best for a bright view.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-29-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 4,519
Posted By Borghesia
Hello Joachim, a C220 isn't that heavy,...

Hello Joachim, a C220 isn't that heavy, comparable with a 'flex. Its just a bit bigger, especially with the telephoto lenses. I never hold a C330, but I heard that camera is something different.
My...
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