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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-21-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,378
Posted By Guth
Lots of great suggestions in this thread for...

Lots of great suggestions in this thread for someone like me who has been trying to figure out how free myself a bit more from the light meter. Nice!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-16-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 884
Posted By Guth
When I talk about prices going up, I'm simply...

When I talk about prices going up, I'm simply referring to supply/demand. If new talent doesn't enter into this line of business soon then it is not hard to imagine the few remaining techs deciding...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-16-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 884
Posted By Guth
I'm not all that many years behind you. But...

I'm not all that many years behind you. But there's no worrying involved on my part, more just a bit of contemplation as I own a Leica camera. I take photos purely for enjoyment so this topic is...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-16-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 884
Posted By Guth
Maybe. But even if that does prove to be the...

Maybe. But even if that does prove to be the case, I wonder at what cost? How much more would people be willing to pay for such services in the future, would anyone flinch if the price for this work...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-16-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 884
Posted By Guth
Leica M camera repair in coming decades

I looked at the recent thread discussing the merits of the Leica M2 and the Minolta CLE. The majority of people lobbied for the M2 with the thought that it would be more durable and repairable over...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-15-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,797
Posted By Guth
If anything the sold prices appear higher to me...

If anything the sold prices appear higher to me than many would make them out to be. But a big part of those high dollar examples has to do with the camera including all of the original bits &...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-15-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,797
Posted By Guth
I'm guessing that most people are looking at Ebay...

I'm guessing that most people are looking at Ebay data. You can take a look through these cameras that have already sold and identify those that are the most similar your own. Do you still have the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,884
Posted By Guth
This thread lead me to this online article about...

This thread lead me to this online article about the Minolta CLE.

Why I chose the Minolta CLE over any Leica M...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,884
Posted By Guth
I own a Minolta XD-11 from the same era as the...

I own a Minolta XD-11 from the same era as the CLE. Both cameras came about as part of the collaborative efforts between Minolta and Leica at that point in time. The XD-11 is a great camera, but I...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By Guth
Wow, referencing the image you've included, if...

Wow, referencing the image you've included, if the alignment of the lens hood matches that of the front of your lens (the dot on the lens hood lines up with the dot on the lens) then the components...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2019
Replies: 7,403
Views: 3,770,392
Posted By Guth
I like cameras but I can only look at so many...

I like cameras but I can only look at so many photos of them before my eyes just sort of begin to gloss over. My own M6 looks much like any other under-utilized example out there so it's hard to see...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2019
Replies: 625
Views: 159,384
Posted By Guth
This was taken with a Yashica T4 Super D. The...

This was taken with a Yashica T4 Super D. The film spent a decade or so in the camera before finally being discovered and developed.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4875/45286853054_e73790f4a8_c.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,433
Posted By Guth
How much time did you give wearing the patch? I...

How much time did you give wearing the patch? I have both strabismus and amblyopia in my left eye. I've had a couple of corrective surgeries in my lifetime and could use another one at this point,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-17-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,797
Posted By Guth
These prices strike me as a bit crazy but simply...

These prices strike me as a bit crazy but simply reflect the current desirability of these models at this point in time. I have a M6 (TTL version) that I purchased back in 2000. Had Leica not been...
Forum: Travel 01-10-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1,945
Posted By Guth
Everybody likes different things. While I...

Everybody likes different things. While I wouldn't want to live there, Chicago remains one of my all-time favorite cities to visit. (Yes, I've been to Milwaukee, lol.) There is plenty to see, do, eat...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-23-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,505
Posted By Guth
I understand that commemorative models can be...

I understand that commemorative models can be traced pretty far back in Leitz camera history. Is there any agreed upon point in time when Leica became more of a lifestyle brand overall?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 2,996
Posted By Guth
Thanks David, your thoughts are certainly...

Thanks David, your thoughts are certainly appreciated. To your point, I made mention of this primarily because it was brought up in the original post. Honestly, I wasn't even aware that this was an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 2,996
Posted By Guth
In the time I've spent here on this forum I've...

In the time I've spent here on this forum I've really come to appreciate the tie-in between your personal story and your use of Canadian made Leica gear. I've enjoyed the images that you've created...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-18-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 2,436
Posted By Guth
All very well stated. I've always figured that if...

All very well stated. I've always figured that if I get some nice images on transparency film I have the added benefit of being able to view them projected on a screen. If the images aren't good...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-13-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 2,436
Posted By Guth
I'm getting a kick out of some of the...

I'm getting a kick out of some of the horror-filled stories of sleep inducing projector sessions back in the old days. But it does have me wondering if I'm the only one here that would sometimes go...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2018
Replies: 447
Views: 43,151
Posted By Guth
While it seems like only yesterday that I took...

While it seems like only yesterday that I took this shot, I'm still shocked when I stop to think just how long ago this...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2018
Replies: 1,555
Views: 275,474
Posted By Guth
May Be Early / Won't Be...

May Be Early / Won't Be Late

http://billguthrie.com/images/misc/hotRodPizza.jpg
Forum: Travel 12-10-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,671
Posted By Guth
First I've seen of this thread. My old Toyota...

First I've seen of this thread. My old Toyota Tundra gets me around whenever and wherever I need to go. But when it comes to going out for a drive/ride just for the sake of doing so then I prefer to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,366
Posted By Guth
This thread has pretty much been colkered to...

This thread has pretty much been colkered to death.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-09-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 2,436
Posted By Guth
I'll admit that my recent Ektachrome purchase was...

I'll admit that my recent Ektachrome purchase was intended to be a fun experiment and a (small) show of support for Kodak's decision to bring this product back to the market. That might make me...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 12-09-2018
Replies: 1,778
Views: 367,423
Posted By Guth
Not mine, but those who appreciate panoramas...

Not mine, but those who appreciate panoramas might enjoy this.

42nd Street Panorama, 1979 (https://langdonclay.com/42nd-street-panorama1979)

I only became aware of this yesterday when pointing out...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Guth
Thanks for that. With my interest in creating B&W...

Thanks for that. With my interest in creating B&W images, my assumption was that I would primarily be drawn to the photography of those who worked in B&W. What I'm finding is that I've been buying...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,366
Posted By Guth
A few of my friends over the years have come from...

A few of my friends over the years have come from the same mold as yourself. One of them even introduced himself to me as someone who enjoyed a good argument. With that in mind I'm not really sure...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,326
Posted By Guth
Yes of course (maybe you'll start one?). As...

Yes of course (maybe you'll start one?). As someone who is compiling a list of photographers whose work I might want to explore I appreciate the additional input.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,326
Posted By Guth
I wasn't under the impression that Frank's work...

I wasn't under the impression that Frank's work is all we want to celebrate, however he was the topic of this particular thread. If I understand you correctly, you have a problem with both his...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Guth
Shooting in B&W, inspired by color

I've been shooting black and white film almost exclusively since my return to film photography. I don't put in nearly as much time creating images as I should be or would like. But this has left me...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-08-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By Guth
Fantastic. Thanks so very much for sharing this!...

Fantastic. Thanks so very much for sharing this!

Much appreciated.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,326
Posted By Guth
As someone that was interested in cameras and...

As someone that was interested in cameras and photography for much of my young life I remain terribly ignorant of the many notable photographers whose work is considered to be monumental in the eyes...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-08-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 2,436
Posted By Guth
Thank you for trying to bring things back full...

Thank you for trying to bring things back full circle. We've learned that some people just can't be bothered with projecting images from slides and that others hate slide film all together ó no...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-07-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 2,436
Posted By Guth
Interesting question. I've still got my old...

Interesting question. I've still got my old projector/screen hanging around so this isn't really something that I've contemplated. Working used projectors can still be easily found for little money....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-05-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 1,910
Posted By Guth
While I'm somewhat confused as to what qualifies...

While I'm somewhat confused as to what qualifies as Pictorialism, this is certainly a captivating photograph.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-05-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 1,910
Posted By Guth
I'm guessing that I'm not the only one hanging...

I'm guessing that I'm not the only one hanging out around here hoping to learn a thing or two. I see a number of B&W images which would seem to disqualify them (?). What else are you referring to?...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2018
Replies: 8,779
Views: 855,904
Posted By Guth
Some more Ilford HP5 Plus film.

Some more Ilford HP5 Plus film.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,149
Posted By Guth
Thanks Bob, understood. I can certainly accept...

Thanks Bob, understood. I can certainly accept anyone outside of the United States questioning how we can sleep at night given the way we treat our fellow citizens. They're not alone.



Only you can...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,149
Posted By Guth
I think that Bike Tourist has done a nice job of...

I think that Bike Tourist has done a nice job of summarizing my struggle with this series. I'm 57 years of age and have spent roughly two years of this time in total as a vegetarian precisely because...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,149
Posted By Guth
This would be interesting information to include...

This would be interesting information to include if you could find a way. I had no idea that Cuba was a leader in gender equality. Are single women not welcomed at these events or do they just choose...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,149
Posted By Guth
Bob indicated he wanted to hear criticisms of his...

Bob indicated he wanted to hear criticisms of his work and that he had thick skin (thicker than yours apparently). I let him know what I honestly thought and why. It's a first effort and clearly he...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,149
Posted By Guth
Okay, I'll come at this another way, putting...

Okay, I'll come at this another way, putting aside any moral issues I might have with cockfighting. What exactly is the story that you're trying to tell here Bob? A quick web search for cockfighting...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-03-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,149
Posted By Guth
The world's history is full of acts that I...

The world's history is full of acts that I consider to be reprehensible carried out by a diverse set of cultures. People have demonstrated plenty of gruesome actions under the guise of tradition. Not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2018
Replies: 212
Views: 5,156
Posted By Guth
I'm new to Flickr (I've posted fewer than 30...

I'm new to Flickr (I've posted fewer than 30 images). So far I've have had no such problems. Have you tried contacting Flickr?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2018
Replies: 1,555
Views: 275,474
Posted By Guth
The Portland Art Museum recently hosted an...

The Portland Art Museum recently hosted an exhibit titled "The Shape Of Speed" that brought some wonderful vehicles to town representing the era of streamlined design. The images I captured with my...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,734
Posted By Guth
My kid would agree with you. He'll often set his...

My kid would agree with you. He'll often set his iPhone camera on video mode and then pick 'n choose the individual frames he likes best as images to keep.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-26-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 987
Posted By Guth
Here are a few from this past week that I...

Here are a few from this past week that I really...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-26-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,346
Posted By Guth
I would think that one only needs to look at some...

I would think that one only needs to look at some of the amazing images captured with smartphone cameras along with some of the less-than-impressive images captured with very impressive cameras (be...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 2,996
Posted By Guth
I'm only a hobbyist and not nearly as demanding...

I'm only a hobbyist and not nearly as demanding of my gear as most here are. I ended up with a M6 TTL because the Leica struck me as the most straightforward and well built camera that was being made...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-23-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Guth
Here's one of the images that I shot somewhere...

Here's one of the images that I shot somewhere around 13 years ago or so...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4842/31072007837_be0d37ab9b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PkJap4)
Autumn Dodge...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-22-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Guth
I had the roll of film developed that was sitting...

I had the roll of film developed that was sitting in the Yashica. The film turned out okay and with the exception of the couple of shots needed to finish out the roll all the other images appeared to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 3,285
Posted By Guth
I purchased my camera from Precision back in...

I purchased my camera from Precision back in 2000. Back then they were located on N. Lamar. That shop was actually pretty large, but nothing like their digs now it would appear. Holy cow.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 1,076
Views: 290,196
Posted By Guth
Love the scooter shot filmtwit.

Love the scooter shot filmtwit.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-19-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,005
Posted By Guth
From my perspective the bottom line is that...

From my perspective the bottom line is that people like what they like. Whether someone considers certain cameras to be "better" by way of core technologies, specs, looks, etc. doesn't really matter....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-19-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 4,005
Posted By Guth
I cannot speak to the technology differences...

I cannot speak to the technology differences between various digital cameras but I did not get the sense that's what this thread was about. From my perspective such a pricing trend would seem like a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-17-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,325
Posted By Guth
Nice collection of cameras! Thanks for sharing...

Nice collection of cameras! Thanks for sharing the photo of Senna. I don't know if you're already familiar with this Road & Track article that appeared earlier in the year. If not, you might enjoy it...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-11-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Guth
Wow, it seems that quite a few here have owned...

Wow, it seems that quite a few here have owned these. Nice to know that it's still fairly well regarded (and rather funny to learn that it's somewhat of a cult camera). I had the Yashica along with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2018
Replies: 1,555
Views: 275,474
Posted By Guth
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4824/45834810761_d6...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4824/45834810761_d69f31798a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cQgonX)
Datsun 240Z (https://flic.kr/p/2cQgonX) by Bill Guthrie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2018
Replies: 1,555
Views: 275,474
Posted By Guth
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4872/45785776472_93...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4872/45785776472_9373b202f0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cKW5cb)
Alfa Romeo (https://flic.kr/p/2cKW5cb) by Bill Guthrie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-10-2018
Replies: 314
Views: 86,182
Posted By Guth
I just recently reentered the world of (film)...

I just recently reentered the world of (film) photography after more than a decade away. For now I'm taking my film to a local lab for processing. After reading up on current scanners (as of Fall...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-10-2018
Replies: 185
Views: 23,509
Posted By Guth
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4908/44002435080_f9...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4908/44002435080_f9ac5e6de6_c.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-08-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By Guth
Yashica T4 Super D

My wife decided to tackle a bit of cleaning in our basement storage room today. This lead to my discovery of a camera that I thought had been lost, or perhaps worse had been thrown away by accident....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 2,145
Posted By Guth
What I really want is to become a better...

What I really want is to become a better photographer. There is no new camera in my near future, but I'm having a lot of fun reacquainting myself with my manual film camera. I hadn't used it in such...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-08-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,441
Posted By Guth
That's an interesting analogy. Both cars will get...

That's an interesting analogy. Both cars will get you from point A to point B. Yet there is definitely less skill involved in driving a car with an automatic transmission than there is in driving a...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-07-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 2,441
Posted By Guth
It would seem that at the heart of such a...

It would seem that at the heart of such a discussion is the difference between a craftsperson and an artist. The two are not mutually exclusive óthat can complicate matters. I'm guessing that each...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-06-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By Guth
Two very different images really caught my eye...

Two very different images really caught my eye from the Gallery this past week.

Baby Of...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-04-2018
Replies: 2,881
Views: 1,779,749
Posted By Guth
On Friday I learned of a small concert taking...

On Friday I learned of a small concert taking place Saturday evening showcasing a couple of local acoustic blues guitarists to be held at a vintage guitar shop that also features a small bar with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 4,359
Posted By Guth
Three that quickly come to mind for me are: The...

Three that quickly come to mind for me are:

The Milagro Beanfield War
A River Runs Through It
The Natural

Coincidentally Robert Redford has ties to all of these as he directed two of the above and...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-03-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,148
Posted By Guth
Nice shot!

Nice shot!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-01-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
Thanks guys for sharing your photos. I understand...

Thanks guys for sharing your photos. I understand the value of word-of-mouth business for creative types very well. I worked in marketing communications for the better part of a decade. For those of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-30-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Guth
Very much appreciated Robert. I somehow missed...

Very much appreciated Robert.

I somehow missed the "Grand Opening" photo by mlehrman — great shot.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,799
Posted By Guth
I'd suggest shooting the nothing. You've already...

I'd suggest shooting the nothing. You've already noted the stark contrast that exists between the summer/fall and winter/spring. Use that as your creative focus, capture those differences with your...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-30-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
Getting away from the minutia of camera details...

Getting away from the minutia of camera details for a moment, do any of the Digital M owners in this thread have an online presence for displaying your work (either in the Gallery here at RFF or...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-30-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Guth
I hope that you are able to resolve the problem...

I hope that you are able to resolve the problem with your lens.

My very first "serious" camera was a close cousin of your LTL 3 — a Hanimex Praktica LTL. I haven't thought about that camera in...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-30-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
Thank you for sharing this link ó I was not at...

Thank you for sharing this link ó I was not at all familiar with Mr. Black's work. His photographs are some of the most moving that I have ever seen. He is obviously an extremely gifted photographer...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-29-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Guth
I really enjoyed all of the following... j....

I really enjoyed all of the following...

j....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-29-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
It's no surprise that those older cameras are...

It's no surprise that those older cameras are needing much more service and attention these days. But you've gotten to the heart of the situation. I thought perhaps the issues Leica faces with poor...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-28-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
Not speaking specifically of Leicas, but have...

Not speaking specifically of Leicas, but have cameras in general become more problematic / less reliable than those of 30+ years ago?
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-28-2018
Replies: 1,498
Views: 95,148
Posted By Guth
Nice shot rayvonn!

Nice shot rayvonn!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-28-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,237
Posted By Guth
Hello Ko.Fe., While I signed up on this forum...

Hello Ko.Fe.,

While I signed up on this forum almost a year ago now, I'm actually quite the newcomer here and have only been reading and visiting on a regular basis for a little over a month now....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-28-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By Guth
Being new here I made some comments in the...

Being new here I made some comments in the Gallery section of the forum itself with respect to a few photos that stood out to me. I take it in this thread we can cross-post those particular photos...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-28-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By Guth
Reading threads like this one and others around...

Reading threads like this one and others around here I've come to understand that there are basically only three outfits (or in this case three individuals) that a majority of RFF members are...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
Just to try to balance things out a bit here, I'm...

Just to try to balance things out a bit here, I'm painfully aware that no one is going to look at the images I create and think anything more of them because they were made with an old Leica M film...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
Exactly. One of the reasons that I was drawn to...

Exactly. One of the reasons that I was drawn to Leica almost 20 years ago was because their designs so well represented what many call form following function. The rounded ends of the M film cameras...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-27-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
Man have I ever been out of touch. When I look at...

Man have I ever been out of touch. When I look at the history of digital M cameras (I pulled this info up elsewhere on the web), I now realize that Leica has been desperately trying to mimic the look...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
Well I can understand why someone would refer to...

Well I can understand why someone would refer to this as a toy, even if it is more than capable of creating wonderful images. I feel that there is a notable difference between a company honoring it's...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-26-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
To be fair, if I saw a thread about a new camera...

To be fair, if I saw a thread about a new camera from any other manufacturer that was sporting a fake film advance lever I'd be tossing in my 2 cents of disappointment over it as well. The fact that...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Guth
Now that is pretty awesome — thanks for sharing!

Now that is pretty awesome — thanks for sharing!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2018
Replies: 1,281
Views: 334,351
Posted By Guth
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73194/U73194I1540359269.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
That's pretty funny. I'd actually equate it more...

That's pretty funny. I'd actually equate it more to Merc or BMW taking one of their cars with an automatic transmission, installing a fake manual gearshift and featuring it as a handrest.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-25-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 2,783
Posted By Guth
Lets assume that one does not have a visual...

Lets assume that one does not have a visual preference for the end result produced by either film or digital. I would think that one of the keys to any type of photography, not just street...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,116
Posted By Guth
For me, one word best describes the faux film...

For me, one word best describes the faux film advance lever on this camera: cheesy. Iíve said exactly the same thing about the fake ďcarburetorsĒ (used to disguise the fuel injection throttle bodies)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-23-2018
Replies: 435
Views: 50,283
Posted By Guth
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/73194/U73194I1540359270.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-23-2018
Replies: 197
Views: 11,279
Posted By Guth
It was funny as they didn't have it anywhere...

It was funny as they didn't have it anywhere where it could be seen. So I wouldn't have known if I hadn't asked. But they only had a handful of rolls left and they didn't know how long it would be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-23-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By Guth
Finished up my third role of film. This time I...

Finished up my third role of film. This time I simply focused on shooting here in Portland. Viewing the city that I've grown so familiar with through my viewfinder turned out to be quite enjoyable....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-23-2018
Replies: 197
Views: 11,279
Posted By Guth
FYI, if anyone in Portland is looking for...

FYI, if anyone in Portland is looking for Ektachrome they still have a few rolls left at Citizens Photo.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-23-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 22,086
Posted By Guth
What a strange thread. Based on what Iíve read, I...

What a strange thread. Based on what Iíve read, I would vote for every single one of them. These cameras have all at times been knocked by owners and non-owners alike. Either they canít do certain...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-23-2018
Replies: 197
Views: 11,279
Posted By Guth
I managed to pick up a couple of rolls of...

I managed to pick up a couple of rolls of Ektachrome, just as our sunlight is about to disappear for quite a long spell of course. This should be interesting – the last time I shot transparency film...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-23-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
By the way, I had not noticed earlier that this...

By the way, I had not noticed earlier that this thread was moved to a different forum (film vs digital). I now better understand some of the earlier comments.
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-23-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
I’m sure that there are plenty of people who...

I’m sure that there are plenty of people who won’t pay much attention to this story, but this guy generates a lot of attention among a good sized subset of the population. A move like this will have...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-22-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
Man, you have a really sweet setup there. When I...

Man, you have a really sweet setup there. When I was in college I spent a couple of years as a darkroom tech for a professional photographer. (It was long enough ago that I would listen to mix tapes...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-22-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
Personally I would not measure the intensity of a...

Personally I would not measure the intensity of a resurgence in film photography based against levels that it previously enjoyed before itís demise. Instead I would try to measure any new growth...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-22-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By Guth
Ah, now I see it (of course). Thanks, much...

Ah, now I see it (of course). Thanks, much appreciated!
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-22-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
That's cool and understandable. It's really just...

That's cool and understandable. It's really just a curiosity on my part as I've put much more thought into such things as it applies to the world of audio and other areas rather than photography....
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-22-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
My intention was to discuss the rise in use of...

My intention was to discuss the rise in use of older, analog technologies in general and film photography specifically. I did not mean to start a digital vs analog debate. My apologies for any stress...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-22-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By Guth
I've only now just discovered that there's...

I've only now just discovered that there's actually a Gallery here where we can post images so I tried to add a couple. I now see where we enter our details such as camera and lens used. However, I'm...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-21-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
Ironically, one of the businesses that we saw...

Ironically, one of the businesses that we saw while in Victoria was a place where you could rent time with your choice of typewriters by the hour. That was a new one on me.
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-21-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
My son inherited my 1999 Audi A4 and is proud of...

My son inherited my 1999 Audi A4 and is proud of the fact that it has a manual transmission. I was surprised to learn that he has more than one friend who also drive cars with manual transmissions....
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-21-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
Yes, this is much more along the lines of what...

Yes, this is much more along the lines of what Iím referring to. Donít get me wrong as Iím not hating on hipsters here, but I do see the appeal of this sort of thing stretching way beyond the...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-21-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
lol, great response bmattock. Sounds like we're...

lol, great response bmattock. Sounds like we're on a similar timeline and wavelength. I work in IT as well. I find that I need a certain amount of balance in my life between the new and the old. The...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-21-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Guth
Random analog thoughts...

I joined this forum almost one year ago. I ended up here because I bought a rangefinder camera over 18 years ago and was thinking that I was finally going to sell it. This seemed like the best place...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 4,589
Posted By Guth
I think that this is a fair question and one that...

I think that this is a fair question and one that could be asked at most forums. My question in return would be how literally is the question intended? As someone who is relatively new around here I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-20-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By Guth
Good deal ó enjoy!

Good deal ó enjoy!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-19-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By Guth
I've received plenty of enjoyment from...

I've received plenty of enjoyment from photography in the past and I know that the more time I put into practicing both the art and the process involved, the more rewarding it will be for me. I'm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-19-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By Guth
Thanks for the thoughts all - very much...

Thanks for the thoughts all - very much appreciated.




Paul, I bought an Epson V550. I was focused on new scanners ó something that I could return if broken and I did not want to spend more than a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-19-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By Guth
A humbling return to film

I've posted up elsewhere around here about digging my film camera out of storage after sitting for more than a decade ó resolving myself to try to recapture the passion that I once had for...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-11-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,752
Posted By Guth
Taking this quite literally, stop to think about...

Taking this quite literally, stop to think about the physical differences between camera models. These are tools that we hold in our hands, place in front of our eyes while pressed up against our...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-09-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Guth
Not sure how much is captured by the...

Not sure how much is captured by the photos/video. But I would tend to agree that it looks more like surface wear than oil, although from watching the video I can see more of what you mean and why...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By Guth
Yes, forgot to put the film in the camera, that's...

Yes, forgot to put the film in the camera, that's it.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-09-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,961
Posted By Guth
Thanks David. I was thinking that there might be...

Thanks David. I was thinking that there might be some sort of independent lab or consumer oriented outfit that's actually performed documented testing on cameras over the years that I wasn't aware...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-07-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,961
Posted By Guth
I used to pay more attention to reliability...

I used to pay more attention to reliability ranking for cars. Where can you find camera reliability ratings and how is this measured — do they go by number of images/rolls of film shot per repair...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-06-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 3,079
Posted By Guth
As someone who has just returned to shooting film...

As someone who has just returned to shooting film after more than a decade away it's almost comical that I happened upon this thread searching for information on current high quality film scanners....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-06-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,382
Posted By Guth
Hello Bojan, I'm thankful for the updates to this...

Hello Bojan, I'm thankful for the updates to this thread as I otherwise would likely never have discovered it. Thus far I've only viewed the presentation of the barber. I do plan to watch the others....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-25-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 4,007
Posted By Guth
Talent

You would likely be horrified if you saw how pristine my M6 is (sadly due to far too little use over the years). Please know that I'm definitely not proud of this fact and after more than a decade of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 4,008
Posted By Guth
I had never heard of this movie but my wife just...

I had never heard of this movie but my wife just happened upon it earlier this week. After watching it for a while she flagged me down as she thought I might find it entertaining. (While I'm not a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Guth
Wow, great additional information all. Truly...

Wow, great additional information all. Truly appreciated!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Guth
Thanks all for the comments. The Bokeh Market...

Thanks all for the comments.

The Bokeh Market site mentioned in the PetaPixal article would appear to be exactly what I'm after but sadly they don't seem to have any of my specific pieces added to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Guth
Learning Leica lingo to appraise my gear?

Hi All,

I'm new to the forum and I've signed up here so that I could search for information about how to "search for information" on my Leica gear. I realize that sounds a bit odd, but I'll try to...
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