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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-31-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Tijmendal
Calibrating (digital) thermometers

It's been a while (2-3 years) since I've been serious about film photography, but I've got a darkroom now (hell yeah!) and getting back into it. I've got several thermometers, two of which I really...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Tijmendal
Can Ilford ID-11 ever go bad (in powder form)

I found some ID-11 I was once gifted and I suspect this stuff is 5-10 years old. It's still in the bag and not clumpy, so I guess it's fine, but I figured I'd check.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-09-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By Tijmendal
Oh he was definitely aware. I talked to him for a...

Oh he was definitely aware. I talked to him for a short minute. He still shoots analog from time to time, but hadn't had time to print anymore. He was moving places and the enlarged couldn't come...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-08-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By Tijmendal
There was for a little while, but that's nothing...

There was for a little while, but that's nothing out of the ordinary in Amsterdam. There's hundreds of thousands of bikes sprawled across the city.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-08-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By Tijmendal
Great! I definitely will! Well, it didn't...

Great! I definitely will!



Well, it didn't really work strapped to my bike. It's insanely heavy! I had to leave everything behind and pick up my bike later haha!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-07-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By Tijmendal
I just found a Focomat IIc on the curb. It's incredible what some people throw out

So, I found a Leica Focomat IIc enlarger on the curb not too far from my house yesterday. I was waiting at the traffic light on my bike (I'm from Amsterdam after all) and was mindlessly looking...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-13-2018
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
I think this is very desirable. Great stuff!

I think this is very desirable. Great stuff!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2017
Replies: 116
Views: 4,142
Posted By Tijmendal
I haven't developed my B/W for well over a year...

I haven't developed my B/W for well over a year now I think. I gotta admit, I'm curious. Working on a darkroom now, so I'll be able to soon! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 3,834
Posted By Tijmendal
Go travelling. Your gear is fine.

Go travelling. Your gear is fine.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-10-2017
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
Exciting stuff! I'm loving seeing this project...

Exciting stuff! I'm loving seeing this project progress.
Forum: RFF News 02-22-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,492
Posted By Tijmendal
I'm lucky in that I can confidently claim that...

I'm lucky in that I can confidently claim that I'm the only person in the whole wide world that has my name. I own the domain FrontnameLastname.com, FrontnameShortlastname.com and Frontname.photo....
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-07-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 5,733
Posted By Tijmendal
Cool! Love the TPB image hehe!

Cool!

Love the TPB image hehe!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-20-2017
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
I honestly wouldn't want anything from the...

I honestly wouldn't want anything from the software: just something that lets me put out non-DNG RAW files would be perfect.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-18-2017
Replies: 126
Views: 8,980
Posted By Tijmendal
That reminds me to buy a new one. I have bought a...

That reminds me to buy a new one. I have bought a ton of them, but only because I break them like it's going out of style. Never paid more than 20€, but they seem to be going for 40-50€.

Same for...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-18-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,898
Posted By Tijmendal
The only time this ever happens is if I...

The only time this ever happens is if I accidentally scan the negative wrong way down, resulting in a flipped or flopped image. If there's letters in the picture, I'll notice and flop it, but more...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-13-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,488
Posted By Tijmendal
It's a 6x7 camera. I used to have one. Pretty...

It's a 6x7 camera.

I used to have one. Pretty cool thing, but not very practical to lug around. The cocking mechanism is way too cool to use and play around with, but once you've done that a few...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-05-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
Great to hear you guys chime in. I've been...

Great to hear you guys chime in. I've been following this from the beginning and can't wait till I can get my hands on mine.
Forum: RFF Polls 12-03-2016
Replies: 79
Views: 8,965
Posted By Tijmendal
Mostly 5x7 - it's perfect for street/snapshots....

Mostly 5x7 - it's perfect for street/snapshots. 8x10 for contact prints and 11x14 for 'big' prints; I'd like to try 16x20 some time, but that stuff's expensive/
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-16-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
That's looking really good!

That's looking really good!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2016
Replies: 178
Views: 43,947
Posted By Tijmendal
I hope my MP will look like that, some day...

I hope my MP will look like that, some day...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 9,983
Posted By Tijmendal
And very expensive ;)

And very expensive ;)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-29-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
Whoa! That's impressive! Happy to see progress...

Whoa! That's impressive!

Happy to see progress is being made.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-18-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 4,317
Posted By Tijmendal
The only legit answer.

The only legit answer.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-26-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By Tijmendal
I'm pretty sure your friend is lying... Everybody...

I'm pretty sure your friend is lying... Everybody knows that's literally impossible.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-16-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,216
Posted By Tijmendal
This is the same version of the lens I have....

This is the same version of the lens I have.

The confusion stems from the fact that the mount and filter-thread are in mm and are so close to each other. 39mm is another name for the LTM or Leica...
Forum: Travel 05-19-2016
Replies: 341
Views: 23,934
Posted By Tijmendal
Incredible! Though a lot of pics are quite...

Incredible! Though a lot of pics are quite similar, it didn't get repetitive at all!

I gotta say, I love the look of the pics on the 'messed up' roll incredibly much!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-31-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By Tijmendal
It's a 503cx and it was CLA'd half a year ago....

It's a 503cx and it was CLA'd half a year ago.

Thanks for all the replies everyone!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-31-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By Tijmendal
At what cold temperature do Hasselblad's stop working?

I was skiing the Vallée Blanche in Chamonix and towards the end of the trip I dropped the camera. Luckily the waist level finder took the direct hit (it's pretty trashed), but I believe it broke the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-30-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By Tijmendal
By the head bartender himself. The Leica M...

By the head bartender himself. The Leica M Buyer's Checklist! (https://www.cameraquest.com/leicamchecklist.htm)
It's the best thing I've found on buying second-hand Leica's!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-25-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
Whoa! This is amazing! Can't wait. Super excited...

Whoa! This is amazing! Can't wait. Super excited for this project to be completed. And I'm sure as hell like the deadline you set.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-11-2016
Replies: 93
Views: 7,834
Posted By Tijmendal
For what it's worth, so is OP.

For what it's worth, so is OP.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-10-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By Tijmendal
Question Hexar keeps blinking after finishing roll, won't take new roll

Hi,

I've got a little problem with my Hexar. Sometimes after finishing a roll, it rewinds the roll and the [0] will keep blinking, showing it's empty. It won't take a new roll (it will just keep...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-09-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 24,951
Posted By Tijmendal
But every Leica M has that, right? I always hear...

But every Leica M has that, right? I always hear it used as if some digital M's didn't have the stepped plate? Confusing...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-09-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 24,951
Posted By Tijmendal
What the hell is a stepped top plate? I've heard...

What the hell is a stepped top plate? I've heard talk about this before, but can't for the life of me figure out what it means.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-07-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 24,951
Posted By Tijmendal
If it would cost less than the price of a roll of...

If it would cost less than the price of a roll of Kodachrome and developing, I would!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-05-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 24,951
Posted By Tijmendal
Really curious what this is going to be like....

Really curious what this is going to be like. Time (a few days, really) will tell. Hopefully it will be a little thinner (film-M size). I think the bluetooth idea is ridiculous: that would defeat the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-26-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 6,317
Posted By Tijmendal
Considering Huawei makes about the cheapest...

Considering Huawei makes about the cheapest phones on the market, I'm not so sure.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By Tijmendal
I'm a little afraid that the crystals will end up...

I'm a little afraid that the crystals will end up touching the negative and leaving some kind of mark (like gross overdeveloping or something).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks. But wouldn't it make the solution less...

Thanks. But wouldn't it make the solution less strong?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By Tijmendal
Crystalized Rodinal

My Rodinal has gotten chunky. When I turned it upside down there was just some crystalized stuff stuck on the bottom. When I shook it, it fragmented. I don't trust it anymore, so I bought a new...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-16-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tijmendal
Yup! Great documentary. If anyone has any other...

Yup! Great documentary.

If anyone has any other good documentaries about photographers, please recommend!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-14-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,487
Posted By Tijmendal
I paid 700€ for it, so it's a good price. But if...

I paid 700€ for it, so it's a good price. But if it can't be cleaned/restored, then it's not really worth keeping I reckon.



Erik, thanks for sharing your knowledge. Can't it be cleaned up?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-14-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,487
Posted By Tijmendal
What are the spots on my old 35mm Summilux' front element?

Hi,

I recently got this Summilux in the mail and I noticed there's these weird spots on it. I tried taking pictures of it, but it's not very clear.
They're spots on the front element. They looked...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-08-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7,498
Posted By Tijmendal
Normally good marketing is necessary for those...

Normally good marketing is necessary for those folks to take the bait. That site looks so bad.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-08-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 7,498
Posted By Tijmendal
Filmtoaster - a device that works with your camera to digitize negatives (only 2400$)

http://www.filmtoaster.photography/filmtoaster

What do we think of this? Price is 'only' 2400$ (introductory price is 1700$)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,600
Posted By Tijmendal
Never heard of this camera, but damn it's sexy!

Never heard of this camera, but damn it's sexy!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2016
Replies: 92
Views: 5,915
Posted By Tijmendal
My Leica MP and Rolleiflex (though I honestly...

My Leica MP and Rolleiflex (though I honestly never shoot with the latter).
I like many of my other camera's - M6, Hexar, Olympus XA, Hasselblad - but they don't necessarily make me happy because of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 6,481
Posted By Tijmendal
Wow. Accusing someone over being greedy for 1$ a...

Wow. Accusing someone over being greedy for 1$ a month. If you don't want to read the article fine; go somewhere else. Like you said, everything is supposed to be free, right?
The only person I'd say...
Forum: Travel 01-31-2016
Replies: 137
Views: 14,543
Posted By Tijmendal
I was just in Paris a few weeks ago. Brought my...

I was just in Paris a few weeks ago. Brought my M6 and 35 and 50mm Summicron. Ended up using only the 50mm (with a yellow filter). A 35mm would've been equally great though.
Forum: RFF Polls 01-31-2016
Replies: 395
Views: 74,082
Posted By Tijmendal
Yup. Currently an MP and M6; and then a very old...

Yup. Currently an MP and M6; and then a very old M2 as a 'backup'.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-21-2016
Replies: 2,401
Views: 347,332
Posted By Tijmendal
Incredible work! Wasn't familiar with it, but...

Incredible work! Wasn't familiar with it, but great stuff! 40€ for a signed copy of Eternal London shipped to my door. Not a fortune, but it's only 48 pages long. Just a little hesitant, though I'm...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-21-2016
Replies: 2,401
Views: 347,332
Posted By Tijmendal
Donovan Wylie - Outposts Lee Friedlander - Self...

Donovan Wylie - Outposts
Lee Friedlander - Self Portraits
Carl de Keyzer - Moments before the flood
Ed Burtynsky - Water (bought it for 50%; had wanted it for a while)

If any Europeans are watching,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-21-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,176
Posted By Tijmendal
Yes it does, and it should.

Yes it does, and it should.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2016
Replies: 8,779
Views: 855,904
Posted By Tijmendal
Always fun. I bought two 'untested' Olympus XA's...

Always fun.

I bought two 'untested' Olympus XA's a while back. Both were dead. :(
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-20-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,664
Posted By Tijmendal
I just held off a great deal on the previous...

I just held off a great deal on the previous version Elmarit ASPH for 1025€ because I was also curious. Kinda regret it now, since I don't shoot digital either and the current (or meanwhile 'old'...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-20-2016
Replies: 3,732
Views: 708,151
Posted By Tijmendal
I'm looking at a Zuiko 28mm f/2.0, but am...

I'm looking at a Zuiko 28mm f/2.0, but am wondering what the difference between silvernose and 'normal' (eg. blacknose) is in terms of glass or build. Is it just a cosmetic difference? I would prefer...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,867
Posted By Tijmendal
It depends on the format for me. For 35mm B/W, I...

It depends on the format for me. For 35mm B/W, I try to only shoot Tri-X; I've got other films, but try to stay clear of them. For MF, I love Acros, because I do much different photography when...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-17-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 30,784
Posted By Tijmendal
Almost never. Sometimes when busting out the...

Almost never. Sometimes when busting out the Hasselblad, but that's not too often.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-15-2016
Replies: 257
Views: 54,371
Posted By Tijmendal
I've got IIa and have had a bunch of different...

I've got IIa and have had a bunch of different M's (M2, M4, M4-2, M6 and now an MP) and I gotta say: I much prefer the M.
I've shot around 10 rolls with the Barnack. Mounted is a 50mm Elmar...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-15-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 13,220
Posted By Tijmendal
Let me get on topic here (weird, I know...), but...

Let me get on topic here (weird, I know...), but for me it just feels... right. Just the other day I caught myself - for the first time - feeling some sort of weird obsession with my M('s).
I don't...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-14-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
Amazing! This all looks very promising. Great to...

Amazing! This all looks very promising. Great to finally see some pictures. Can't wait to see some samples. Keep up the great work!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-14-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
Amazing! This all looks very promising. Great to...

Amazing! This all looks very promising. Great to finally see some pictures. Can't wait to see some samples. Keep up the great work!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-14-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,085
Posted By Tijmendal
Interesting. Just yesterday I was wondering if...

Interesting. Just yesterday I was wondering if the 28mm ASPH Elmarit was going to get updated any time soon, because I'm in the market for one. I figured it wouldn't. Guess I was wrong.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-14-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,710
Posted By Tijmendal
Wouldn't you be able to shoot panoramic photos...

Wouldn't you be able to shoot panoramic photos with the roll film back?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-14-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,131
Posted By Tijmendal
HP5 is the only way to go I'd say. Amazing film...

HP5 is the only way to go I'd say. Amazing film and so cheap.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-12-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,611
Posted By Tijmendal
Everybody here retiring in their 50's?

Everybody here retiring in their 50's?
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-12-2016
Replies: 5
Hcb
Views: 2,630
Posted By Tijmendal
What do you mean by 'negative files as we know...

What do you mean by 'negative files as we know them'?
Forum: Travel 01-11-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,229
Posted By Tijmendal
Personally I would only take a rugged DSLR to a...

Personally I would only take a rugged DSLR to a place like Antarctica. First of all because they're rugged, secondly because longer focal lengths are much easier to use.

If that's not an option,...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-09-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 6,080
Posted By Tijmendal
Great to see all the positive responses in this...

Great to see all the positive responses in this thread. It's the one lens I'd want for my Leica('s). Currently got a 35mm and 50mm Summicron, both v4: gotta love that focusing tab.
Size is one of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2016
Replies: 163
Views: 125,504
Posted By Tijmendal
I've only had experience with Wil van Manen at...

I've only had experience with Wil van Manen at Kamera-service.info.

I've had my 503cx CLA'd, which runs beautiful. I had also sent in a Hass 80mm C, which came back unserviced. I called them about...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By Tijmendal
Quote from the book, under the heading...

Quote from the book, under the heading 'photography terms'

Exposure: Exposure is literally the amount of time that your image is exposed to light

Whut?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-06-2016
Replies: 205
Views: 27,259
Posted By Tijmendal
All used. In fact, I don't think I've ever bought...

All used. In fact, I don't think I've ever bought any camera related item over 100€ new. Second-hand is amazing.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-06-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,441
Posted By Tijmendal
That's really cool! Do you have a photo of it?

That's really cool! Do you have a photo of it?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-05-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
Damn, that would be so cool! I would be a little...

Damn, that would be so cool! I would be a little afraid a 'fuzzy' surface like that would mean a lot of dust, but other than that, I think it's a cool idea as long as it doesn't interfere with the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-28-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Tijmendal
Congrats! May I ask how much that set you back?

Congrats! May I ask how much that set you back?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-26-2015
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
Damn. Can't wait for future updates. Every time...

Damn. Can't wait for future updates. Every time I'm amazed by how it's coming along.
Those speeds are insane. I honestly won't ever need anything about 4000dpi I think, but having the option doesn't...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-26-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 20,340
Posted By Tijmendal
I've got the Gossen spot-master. Great meter,...

I've got the Gossen spot-master. Great meter, though I haven't used it much. I find that I normally bring my Sekonic l-558 because it's more versatile. I also don't like that the spot-master is so...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 5,531
Posted By Tijmendal
That's a crazy deal for those three camera's....

That's a crazy deal for those three camera's. Especially the Canon. Wow! Nice find. You'd think they'd know better in Japan.

The best deal I had this year, and probably ever, was the great...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-25-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By Tijmendal
Wow. I always thought it was a v3, but upon...

Wow. I always thought it was a v3, but upon closer inspection it does seem to be a v4 indeed. I didn't know they were also made in Canada. Lucky me I guess.

I read up upon the problem and it looks...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-23-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks for explaining. Which one is the retaining...

Thanks for explaining. Which one is the retaining ring?
I just noticed my hood is slanted too (I'm guessing at the same angle as the aperture ring).
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-22-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By Tijmendal
Leica 35mm summicron v3 aperture ring shift

Hi,

The ring on my aperture ring of my 35mm Cron shifted, as can be seen on the picture:

http://i.imgur.com/TWlcYVM.jpg

I honestly don't know how it got this way and I was wondering if anyone...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-18-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,701
Posted By Tijmendal
I used to have this a lot more than I do know. It...

I used to have this a lot more than I do know. It might be because I'm much better off than I was two years ago, but now I don't really have a problem carrying my M6/Cron around everywhere, whereas...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 3,273
Posted By Tijmendal
Honestly, if you want to shoot photography on a...

Honestly, if you want to shoot photography on a budget, SLR's are the better option. Much more bang for the buck.

Nikon, Canon FD and Olympus OM camera's/lenses are all amazing value. You can put...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-15-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 24,094
Posted By Tijmendal
There's extremely little information out there on...

There's extremely little information out there on the scanner. I'd like to see it in action, but there's nothing on Youtube.

How fast does this scanner scan a roll? I'm also really curious about...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-15-2015
Replies: 96
Views: 14,600
Posted By Tijmendal
Right? Now, if they were to make it the same size...

Right? Now, if they were to make it the same size as an M6 (classic), then that's the only camera I'll ever need.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,847
Posted By Tijmendal
I've had a filter stuck once. It was on my Hexar...

I've had a filter stuck once. It was on my Hexar AF. As it was a bit of a cheap filter, I just took a hacksaw to it and cut ring. After that, I carefully broke the glass. Since there wasn't really...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-14-2015
Replies: 96
Views: 14,600
Posted By Tijmendal
Oh damn, that's beautiful.

Oh damn, that's beautiful.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-13-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 22,086
Posted By Tijmendal
This man knows what he's talking about.

This man knows what he's talking about.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-11-2015
Replies: 654
Views: 152,035
Posted By Tijmendal
Great examples in this thread! Unfortunately, I'm...

Great examples in this thread! Unfortunately, I'm not a fan of mine.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-08-2015
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
Agreed. Don't rush anything. I'm like the...

Agreed. Don't rush anything.

I'm like the anti-engineer so I have no clue what you're talking about, but I've got high hopes! I'm really curious what's going to happen and if this is going to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-08-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 4,672
Posted By Tijmendal
I just save straight to a shared folder that's...

I just save straight to a shared folder that's both accessible to the virtual machine (VMWare in my case) and my OS X.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-08-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 12,500
Posted By Tijmendal
Yeah; they sure look big. And then there's the...

Yeah; they sure look big. And then there's the awful gigantic letters on the lens. Such a shame. Front-ring is really ugly too.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-06-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 25,174
Posted By Tijmendal
As far as I'm concerned, size should be the...

As far as I'm concerned, size should be the highest thing on Leica's list right now. Not like I could afford one, but that's the only thing I'd look out for (when in a year or 5 they will somewhat...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-09-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 25,174
Posted By Tijmendal
Just like when M9 owners got told they had to...

Just like when M9 owners got told they had to upgrade to the M240.

I for one hope the new M will come soon. It's a little overdue (the cycle was about 3 years up till now) and I for one can't wait...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-09-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 7,428
Posted By Tijmendal
I've only used a couple electronic viewfinders...

I've only used a couple electronic viewfinders over the years, most recently of the Sony A7 II, a camera that was released in the last year. I think (but correct me if I'm wrong) it has one of the...
Forum: Travel 11-08-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 6,341
Posted By Tijmendal
This is a great photo! Love his stern look. Can...

This is a great photo! Love his stern look.

Can I ask how the officers reacted to you photographing the whole ordeal or didn't they look twice that you were walking around the scene, 'creeping' up...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-08-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By Tijmendal
'Only?' The stuff used to be for sale so...

'Only?'

The stuff used to be for sale so cheaply. I've got a 100meter roll (good for around 55-60 rolls) which I bought for 35€ I think?
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-27-2015
Replies: 85
Views: 8,749
Posted By Tijmendal
Definitely not go this route: for photography,...

Definitely not go this route: for photography, four cores in your CPU is a must.

- 8GB of RAM (memory) is recommended
- A GPU (graphics card) isn't really necessary, so don't let that influence your...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,477
Posted By Tijmendal
I've got an M6 classic and it's been running...

I've got an M6 classic and it's been running almost a year on the same batteries now. Never put it to 'b' yet.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-25-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,417
Posted By Tijmendal
So instead of 'raw output with scan' (like I have...

So instead of 'raw output with scan' (like I have now) you choose 'raw output with save'? Or do you mean 'raw file type' and set that from 48rgb to 64rgbi?

I'll go do some tests now.

EDIT: Did the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,417
Posted By Tijmendal
I did an IR test, but it didn't really do...

I did an IR test, but it didn't really do anything in Vuescan. The slides I scanned I had fiddled around with too long. The rolls after that went straight from the wrapper into the scanner and are...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,417
Posted By Tijmendal
That sounds about right.

That sounds about right.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,417
Posted By Tijmendal
Yeah. That's true. I've done tests. What I just...

Yeah. That's true. I've done tests.

What I just don't get is how before the files looked great/the same in Finder as in Lightroom, whereas now they look so bad in Finder, but good in Lightroom. I'm...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,417
Posted By Tijmendal
Ok, perfect. I don't shoot Ektachrome though....

Ok, perfect. I don't shoot Ektachrome though.

Another question: I've scanned three rolls now and outputted them as RAW non-DNG files. All images on those three rolls are exactly 140.9MB. I'm VERY...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-22-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 4,015
Posted By Tijmendal
I'm far from an expert, but Rodinal is a...

I'm far from an expert, but Rodinal is a developer that normally doesn't pair well with high-speed films. Especially pushing is icky.
I'd try stand development 1:100. 15 inversions at the beginning,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,417
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks for the clear explanation; very clear. Di...

Thanks for the clear explanation; very clear. Di I have to buy an IT8 target for every stock I plan on scanning though? I went to Wolf Faust's site there's a ton of different IT8 targets, which each...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,417
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks for the help guys! I'm going to have to...

Thanks for the help guys! I'm going to have to look into IT8 targets. I always use lock exposure with C41 because it's needed for Negfix, but didn't know it's also a 'thing' with slide film.

EDIT:...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,417
Posted By Tijmendal
Question Vuescan and LS-5000 workflow (for slides); and a question about Nikon Scan

Hi,

I recently got an LS-5000 as a means to get better scans than my Pakon can give me and to scan chromes.
I 'hacked' the SA-21 film adapter to work as an SA-30, which is absolutely great! I used...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2015
Replies: 336
Views: 79,778
Posted By Tijmendal
What's not important to me is 4x5 format and...

What's not important to me is 4x5 format and bigger. The current flatbeds out there do a good job of scanning film of that size. It will make the scanner *much* bigger I presume - which in itself...
Forum: Leica SL 10-21-2015
Replies: 184
Views: 15,951
Posted By Tijmendal
The Leica experience is shooting film!

The Leica experience is shooting film!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By Tijmendal
I've just got an LS5000 and am still figuring out...

I've just got an LS5000 and am still figuring out how to set it up. I've done a real quick test and both Vuescan (a program I've got a lot of experience with) and Nikon Scan both are confusing I...
Forum: RFF News 10-01-2015
Replies: 82
Views: 6,253
Posted By Tijmendal
Agreed. Over-categorizing makes everything a lot...

Agreed. Over-categorizing makes everything a lot more messy I think. Especially because RFF is not big enough/doesn't have enough contributions to fill every forum. I don't think the amount of...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-01-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,667
Posted By Tijmendal
That's what I can't wrap my head around. Surely...

That's what I can't wrap my head around. Surely these things can't be that hard to manufacture right (meaning they shouldn't be expensive). Viewfinders always seem disproportionally expensive. The...
Forum: RFF News 09-27-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,883
Posted By Tijmendal
I think this would work really well. Much better...

I think this would work really well. Much better than a dedicated board for each and every Leica M for example.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-24-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,653
Posted By Tijmendal
Well, this is the kind of stuff I'm wondering. I...

Well, this is the kind of stuff I'm wondering. I don't know the first thing about them. By the feel of it, it needs a major overhaul though.

I like how everybody has a different opinion. More often...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-24-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 6,868
Posted By Tijmendal
Looks great Robert! Where did you manage to...

Looks great Robert!
Where did you manage to source two rolls of the stuff? I've tried looking around, but no luck yet.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-24-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,653
Posted By Tijmendal
Hasselblad 500C CLA - crazy to attempt myself?

Hi,

I bought a very grimy, dirty, not-really-working Hasselblad 500c for only 30€. I managed to clean it up (it still smells like smoke though, anyone got a tip for that), but it's still not really...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tijmendal
This checklist helps a...

This checklist helps a lot:

https://www.cameraquest.com/leicamchecklist.htm
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-03-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,324
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks for all the answers guys! Good to know...

Thanks for all the answers guys! Good to know it's supposed to be that way, because I feel like I'm ripping the camera's innards apart...

Also, I managed to open the camera up and make the clicks a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-02-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,324
Posted By Tijmendal
Olympus non OM-1 film advance. Is it really that much worse?

I've got 3 OM-1's, I used to have an OM-2 and I've got an OM-4 and OM-4ti.
I barely use SLR's anymore, but when I do, it's always an OM.

I love the OM-1. Simple and elegant. Mine operate all really...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-21-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks for the suggestions. I don't expect any...

Thanks for the suggestions. I don't expect any problems, but I'd rather be safe than sorry.

Sevo, that's some good information. When you say neutral highlights and shadows, do you mean unsaturated?...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-20-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By Tijmendal
How to test 5-year expired Velvia 100 for color accuracy?

Hi,

Locally there's a bunch of Velvia 100 35mm film for sale that I'd like to buy. First I'm buying a couple of rolls to test the colors and if there's any shift in them or any other...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-16-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,950
Posted By Tijmendal
That's good to hear. Only a couple of times I've...

That's good to hear. Only a couple of times I've felt I've taken a nice picture right away. Most of the time, I think everything I make is bad. But then after a couple of months I start to be able to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-23-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 5,431
Posted By Tijmendal
Looks great John! I've been debating getting...

Looks great John!
I've been debating getting Colorperfect for a while, as most people seem to be getting good results with it.

How do you scan the files in Vuescan?
I just got a Coolscan 5000ed and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,216
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks for all the answers! One type of 'rain'...

Thanks for all the answers!

One type of 'rain' you don't see in many places in the world is the splash from all the enormous waterfalls in Iceland. One more than one occasion I wanted to shoot a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,216
Posted By Tijmendal
Lightbulb Paralyzed by rain

Hi,

A couple days ago I came back form an 18 day trip to Iceland. Needless to say, it was one of the most beautiful places I've ever visited.
The weather, on the other hand, was pretty bad - it...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-28-2015
Replies: 385
Views: 64,807
Posted By Tijmendal
I had an M8 for a little while, but the quality...

I had an M8 for a little while, but the quality was just abysmal. Maybe I'm spoiled by my 5D mk II (which I use profesionaly), but that camera just didn't cut it for me. B/W conversion was ok, but...
Forum: Travel 05-24-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Tijmendal
I feel obliged to chime in, as I live in...

I feel obliged to chime in, as I live in Amsterdam.



For sure.
I grew up in Leiden and it's pretty, but would recommend Delft over Leiden. Utrecht is also very nice and has actually been named...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 3,594
Posted By Tijmendal
I use Acute-Matte screens in all my 'Blads....

I use Acute-Matte screens in all my 'Blads. Couldn't live without them. For my main shooter I recently acquired a Acute-Matte D with grid/split that I've already fallen in love with. I bought a 501cm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-21-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 3,050
Posted By Tijmendal
You mean the foreground of the negative was?...

You mean the foreground of the negative was? Because I absolutely LOVE the tones. Very rich and contrasty.

I'm pretty new to shooting color negative (I shoot 90% B/W and all my color work is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2015
Replies: 3,732
Views: 708,151
Posted By Tijmendal
I've not really used my OM's for some time now...

I've not really used my OM's for some time now and I feel a little guilty. I used to swear by the system, but slowly it's been replaced by other camera's (50% Olympus XA, 25% Leica M6, 25% Konica...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-19-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 3,050
Posted By Tijmendal
I've got no clue. All I know is I love the...

I've got no clue. All I know is I love the tones!
If you ever do find out, let us know. I'm interested too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-17-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 15,593
Posted By Tijmendal
That's not a very bad price at all... 10$ a roll...

That's not a very bad price at all... 10$ a roll is probably less than what you'd pay in the US. Of course it's much more expensive than most film, but still...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-13-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,718
Posted By Tijmendal
Check 'sold listings' and if you only look at the...

Check 'sold listings' and if you only look at the auctions it gives you a better idea.

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&LH_Complete=1&LH_Sold=1&_nkw=nikon+28ti&rt=nc&LH_Auction=1
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By Tijmendal
I think the older style lever looks way better...

I think the older style lever looks way better and it was one of the reasons I really didn't want a camera with a newer style one, but I think I actually prefer the new lever.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-07-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By Tijmendal
Many different models with Leica? As far as I'm...

Many different models with Leica?
As far as I'm concerned, there's only four:
M8
M9
M
Monochrom.

Of course there's the versions with slight upgrades (just like your 8.2), but it doesn't all matter...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-05-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 6,792
Posted By Tijmendal
I feel you. Scanning blows and it's hard to get a...

I feel you. Scanning blows and it's hard to get a good workflow going.
That being said, I agree with the other guys. Have a lab scan them and see how they compare. I'm far from an expert at scanning...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-04-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,381
Posted By Tijmendal
I'd say Maco. But I just checked and they upped...

I'd say Maco. But I just checked and they upped their prices! It's now 4,90€ or 4,70€ for 10 rolls... :(
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-01-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,221
Posted By Tijmendal
C41 questions about times, what each part does and cross-contamination

Hi all,

I recently started developing color at home. I heard about how much harder it supposedly was than B/W and was a little anxious to start that whole chapter. My first roll turned out fine,...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-30-2015
Replies: 369
Views: 68,156
Posted By Tijmendal
Really cool! In part because this means the first...

Really cool! In part because this means the first Monochrom will now be 'outdated' (not really, of course), which will hopefully drive down the prices. Maybe in a year or two-three I'll actually be...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-24-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,021
Posted By Tijmendal
Am I allowed to bump this? I'm doing it anyway....

Am I allowed to bump this? I'm doing it anyway. Muahaha!
Still looking to get rid of that stuff, but I've got no clue how to access the front elements...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,211
Posted By Tijmendal
Got a link? I'm really curious

Got a link? I'm really curious
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-29-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,948
Posted By Tijmendal
Are you pulling our leg?

Are you pulling our leg?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-14-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,035
Posted By Tijmendal
I've got a Bessa R2 that I'm not very fond of,...

I've got a Bessa R2 that I'm not very fond of, probably because I've been spoiled by the several Leica's I've owned.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-05-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 5,910
Posted By Tijmendal
I don't believe so. It can suggest a story, but...

I don't believe so.
It can suggest a story, but telling one: no. A lot is always left to speculation.
It's easy to make up a whole story around a Gregory Crewdson picture, but that is staged, so...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-02-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 5,717
Posted By Tijmendal
I was gonna say this. I'm not sure the 240 is the...

I was gonna say this. I'm not sure the 240 is the same size as the M8/M9 (but I reckon it is?) and it's just so big. It'd be nice if it was the size of a film M.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2015
Replies: 59
Views: 12,203
Posted By Tijmendal
Looks great! I've shot a couple rolls of Vista...

Looks great! I've shot a couple rolls of Vista 200. I've also heard complaints about the grain, but personally I rather like it. Besides, it's not that bad. It's a *little* grainy, but nothing bad.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2015
Replies: 167
Views: 28,636
Posted By Tijmendal
Wow! That's a lot! How do you manage that? I take...

Wow! That's a lot! How do you manage that? I take pictures everyday, but because of work I just don't have enough time. Also: I'm curious how you keep up with the processing. At almost two rolls a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-05-2015
Replies: 269
Views: 57,636
Posted By Tijmendal
Glad I bought mine a little over a year ago for...

Glad I bought mine a little over a year ago for 250$... :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-28-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 4,079
Posted By Tijmendal
Honestly, I don't really feel there's no need for...

Honestly, I don't really feel there's no need for such a forum. Imo, not (m)any street photos deserve their own thread. Besides it's really cumbersome to go through many threads when you can just...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-19-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,021
Posted By Tijmendal
It's the black and chrome one.

It's the black and chrome one.
Forum: Olympus RF 01-17-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 4,106
Posted By Tijmendal
I refuse to pay more than 25€ for them. Less for...

I refuse to pay more than 25€ for them. Less for an XA2. I absolutely love those camera's.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-17-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,021
Posted By Tijmendal
Question Canon 50mm 1.8 LTM - Oil/haze/SomethingThatShouldn'tbeThere on front elements

Hi,

I too have problems with my 50mm (annoying!), but unlike most others, the substance is on the front elements (in front of the aperture). There' quite some instructions floating around on the web...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 5,108
Posted By Tijmendal
Wow! Nice backlog. I always do two, sometimes...

Wow! Nice backlog.
I always do two, sometimes three, tanks at the same time. That way I can do around 12 rolls an hour (using Paterson 3-reel tanks). Good luck
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-14-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,585
Posted By Tijmendal
XTol 1:1 is great.

XTol 1:1 is great.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,265
Posted By Tijmendal
Nice idea. Spring would work for me. I live in...

Nice idea. Spring would work for me. I live in Amsterdam.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-09-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 3,707
Posted By Tijmendal
The little 'tail' is a stopper for the lever....

The little 'tail' is a stopper for the lever.
The brassing is something I'm really curious about: how did it come to be like that? Also: the bottom plate of the camera is painted with some pretty...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-09-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 3,707
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks for the help everyone! I'm new to Leica...

Thanks for the help everyone!
I'm new to Leica screw mounts. So this is a nickel camera that used to be black? Shame it's not any more. It seems to me the housing was sanded or something. Surely a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-09-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 3,707
Posted By Tijmendal
Can someone identify my Leica LTM?

Hi,

I just bought this camera and have got no clue what model it is. II, IIf or something different?

- Serial dates it from 1932
- Top speed is 1/1000th. (Other speeds are B, 20-1, 30, 40, 60, 100,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-08-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 19,607
Posted By Tijmendal
I never take portraits, but like how this turned...

I never take portraits, but like how this turned out:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5519/13969202685_8a64c05ba3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nhpPha)Ruben. (https://flic.kr/p/nhpPha) by TijmenDal...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-05-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 3,042
Posted By Tijmendal
This is what I'm thinking. I just got an M8 and...

This is what I'm thinking. I just got an M8 and although the camera is beautiful, the battery is horrible. I don't really feel like dishing out big bucks for a friggin' battery. Damnit.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-14-2014
Replies: 192
Views: 69,175
Posted By Tijmendal
So, I've got some haze on my copy as well. I...

So, I've got some haze on my copy as well. I opened the lens up, but it's all on the elements in front of the aperture. I don't know how to get there. I did remove the front-retainer ring, but that...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 12-14-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 9,030
Posted By Tijmendal
I've got the 35mm f/2.8 and really like it. Nice...

I've got the 35mm f/2.8 and really like it. Nice little lens. I was debating upgrading to the fast 35mm f/2, but am not really sure.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-12-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 8,572
Posted By Tijmendal
Extremely lifeless photo's. That's one thing for...

Extremely lifeless photo's. That's one thing for starters. Apart from that, all the tones are 'smudged'. It pretty much looks like everywhere the tones were similar (skintones for example) there was...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-11-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,403
Posted By Tijmendal
That's good to hear! Thanks

That's good to hear! Thanks
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-10-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 8,572
Posted By Tijmendal
I have had incredibly bad experiences with...

I have had incredibly bad experiences with Fomapan 200 developed in Rodinal. Might have to do with the softer emulsion, I don't know. I've shot about 10 rolls, and all have turned out really, really,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-10-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 8,572
Posted By Tijmendal
Interesting that firstcall is introducing their...

Interesting that firstcall is introducing their own film. Manufactured in Germany which can only mean one thing: Rollei (correct me if I'm wrong).
I'm interested to see some samples. My guess is it's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 5,888
Posted By Tijmendal
Optics are important of course, but for me, the...

Optics are important of course, but for me, the body is much more important. If I don't connect with a camera, no matter how cheap or expensive but with great optics, I can't shoot with it. Some...
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-07-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 53,357
Posted By Tijmendal
Post You were, or are you still? I like how you're so...

You were, or are you still?
I like how you're so confident in your ability. From what I've seen you ARE really good and the confidence to say it is great to see. I feel like most people have trouble...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,409
Posted By Tijmendal
There's one being sold locally in the Netherlands...

There's one being sold locally in the Netherlands right...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,350
Posted By Tijmendal
I've trimmed down, but I've got about 100 rolls...

I've trimmed down, but I've got about 100 rolls of both 120 and 135 and then about 250m/750ft of bulk film or thereabouts. Some time in the not too distant past I had around 150 more rolls of both...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-30-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 19,402
Posted By Tijmendal
I'd like to know this too. i've only shot with...

I'd like to know this too. i've only shot with the A7s, which is supposed to sound better than the A7(r), but it was still like a bomb going off.
Forum: Travel 11-26-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,956
Posted By Tijmendal
Walk fast, stay warm. And go inside very now and...

Walk fast, stay warm. And go inside very now and then. I've shot in the mountains with -10c weather and as long as you keep moving you'll be alright.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-16-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks. I had the cropping area set to small,...

Thanks. I had the cropping area set to small, figuring it would crop less. But it looks like it's the other way around.
This fixed the problem. Cheers! This thread can be closed.



Yeah, I am.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-16-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By Tijmendal
Question Scanning slides with the V700 - heavy cropping

Hi,

I bought a secondhand V700 yesterday (because I want to start shooting 4x5 as well - ohgodohgodohgod, what did I start...) and one of the added bonuses is that I can scan slides much more...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2014
Replies: 8,779
Views: 855,904
Posted By Tijmendal
http://www.taschen.com/media/images/640/cover_gr_2...

http://www.taschen.com/media/images/640/cover_gr_25_weston_new_edition_1211281819_id_630056.jpg

It was only 10€...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-29-2014
Replies: 260
Views: 57,636
Posted By Tijmendal
I've found that the incident meter on the 208...

I've found that the incident meter on the 208 isn't all that good. Compared to my l-508, which I trust more, it's almost always a stop off... As far as reflective reading goes, the 208 is hard to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-29-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,720
Posted By Tijmendal
The thing is, they have to buy a masterroll,...

The thing is, they have to buy a masterroll, which probably runs that much. I bet they would've set their mark a lot lower if they could have.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-20-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,277
Posted By Tijmendal
Really sad to hear this. Just today I read about...

Really sad to hear this.
Just today I read about him in Russell Miller's "Magnum, the story of the legendary photo agency". I have great respect for this man. An amazing photographer.
Here's a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,396
Posted By Tijmendal
Height of average table (assuming that's what it...

Height of average table (assuming that's what it was dropped off): 70cm
Heigh of Nikon F5: 10cm
That's a factor 7

EDIT:
Did some mod edit part of my post? Maybe. Let's try again.

After the last...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2014
Replies: 158
Views: 16,475
Posted By Tijmendal
400$ left. Great to see how steadily (and easily)...

400$ left. Great to see how steadily (and easily) they made it. Most of the time there's the early backers, after which it's quiet for 27 days and then in the last couple of days there's another wave...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-06-2014
Replies: 2,401
Views: 347,332
Posted By Tijmendal
Just got an email saying my copy of Minutes to...

Just got an email saying my copy of Minutes to Midnight was shipped out. Damn, I was going to cancel it; now I've got two copies. I guess I'll just send it back.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 5,903
Posted By Tijmendal
It is. OP is high.

It is. OP is high.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2014
Replies: 158
Views: 16,475
Posted By Tijmendal
The first 2-3 and last 2 days are (almost) always...

The first 2-3 and last 2 days are (almost) always good for more than 80% of all the money.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-07-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,829
Posted By Tijmendal
A true gentleman wouldn't have made a post on the...

A true gentleman wouldn't have made a post on the web about it and save his dignity.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-07-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,829
Posted By Tijmendal
That's good enough for me. Expect photo's with...

That's good enough for me. Expect photo's with perfect contrast, extreme latitude, tiny grain, beautiful shadow detail and luscious tonality soon. ;)



It was salty. Like, very salty. Sea-water...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-07-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,829
Posted By Tijmendal
Ok. That's kinda what I though, but I figured...

Ok. That's kinda what I though, but I figured there might be some stuff in my saliva that messes up the working solution somehow. I know nothing about chemistry, hence my question.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-07-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,829
Posted By Tijmendal
I accidentaly spit in my D-76 (don't ask). Can I still use it?

So,

I had a pretty big backlog I was going to blast through and in a moment of confusion I accidentaly took a sip of my D-76 (stock), thinking it was water (or something...). I immediately spat it...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-30-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 11,566
Posted By Tijmendal
Around 75 rolls of 35mm, about 175m/550ft of bulk...

Around 75 rolls of 35mm, about 175m/550ft of bulk and around 150 rolls of 120.
Way too much for how much I shoot; though lately I've been burning through a lot of film (that is, more than usual).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-21-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,889
Posted By Tijmendal
Which hopefully also means that demand for other...

Which hopefully also means that demand for other films will go up, making it unlikely that they'll be discontinued too.
Truth be told, I could live in a world where just TMX and Tri-X would be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-20-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 22,913
Posted By Tijmendal
That's the three lenses I own too. Funny thing...

That's the three lenses I own too. Funny thing is, I was gonna reply I only have the 60 and 100mm; when I saw your post I remembered I had the 150 too. I just don't use it. Maybe I should do more...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-09-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,373
Posted By Tijmendal
I'd say 98% film, 2% digital (if it's even that...

I'd say 98% film, 2% digital (if it's even that much, probably less).
35mm it's just B/W for me, medium format almost exclusively slides.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-02-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,991
Posted By Tijmendal
I doubt 220 will survive more than 2 years. It's...

I doubt 220 will survive more than 2 years. It's a shame. It would've made so much more sense for 120 to kick the bucket instead of 220.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2014
Replies: 8,779
Views: 855,904
Posted By Tijmendal
Right there with you! Beautiful lens, though I...

Right there with you! Beautiful lens, though I haven't shot a roll with it yet haha.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-01-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,509
Posted By Tijmendal
Here a scan of the same pic as above....

Here a scan of the same pic as above.
http://i61.tinypic.com/qyws9v.jpg

I see what you're saying about the fogging at the top/bottom, but seeing how I haven't had any problems with other lenses, I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-01-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,509
Posted By Tijmendal
Thanks for the help. The shot with the 150mm was...

Thanks for the help. The shot with the 150mm was the last shot of the roll.
The rest of the pictures were all made in a timespan of about an hour, if not less. Most of the time the darkslide was in...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-01-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,509
Posted By Tijmendal
Unhappy Hasselblad - weird purple streaks

Hi,

I recently acquired a 60mm CF lens for my beloved 'Blad. I tested it quite thoroughly and everything seemed to be working correctly. Now, I shot my first roll with it and there's something very...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-31-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By Tijmendal
Yup. Rate it anything 1-2 stops slower and you'll...

Yup. Rate it anything 1-2 stops slower and you'll be a happy camper. Even though it might be out of date, that shouldn't pose a problem.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2014
Replies: 3,732
Views: 708,151
Posted By Tijmendal
I've used all fancy Googling tricks I know of to...

I've used all fancy Googling tricks I know of to see if anyone had experiences with them. Three user reports: two positive, one said they were really shady.
For like 60€ more I can hopefully have it...
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