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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-07-2018
Replies: 10
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Posted By jan normandale
@ maigo, I'm in Toronto, Canada.

@ maigo, I'm in Toronto, Canada.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-07-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By jan normandale
@ maigo, , retinax, Doug, I checked the...

@ maigo, , retinax, Doug, I checked the Cameraquest website prior to posting. There's a pretty clear statement that international repairs are not accepted. I believed it. Having said that I'll make a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-06-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By jan normandale
Quote : Stephen Gandy's page... "International...

Quote : Stephen Gandy's page... "International repairs: WE do NOT do international repairs."

thanks, I looked there but wasn't sure if Stephen was doing repairs because I'm not in the US. I'll...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-06-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By jan normandale
Parts are part of my concern. I really like the...

Parts are part of my concern. I really like the R4a so I'm checking with everyone. It's not like asking about Leica, Nikon or Canon RF technicians, these people are known. If I find some good...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-06-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By jan normandale
Who is doing repairs on CV Bessa RFs?

I've done a couple of searches thru the db here and have found no information on either shops or individuals doing repairs on these cameras. Where are members sending their Besssa...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-06-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By jan normandale
Repairs : CV Bessa R4a

where are members sending their CV Bessas for repair. I've done a couple of searches thru the db here and have found no information on either shops or individuals doing repairs on these cameras....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-10-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,388
Posted By jan normandale
(1) Film processed at a lab or in your...

(1) Film processed at a lab or in your darkroom/bathroom/or wherever you could load a film tank?

BW, C41, E6 at home Jobo CPE2

(2) From these negatives or slides, are prints made in your darkroom...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-06-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,099
Posted By jan normandale
I came here directly from seeing a photo posted...

I came here directly from seeing a photo posted by Helen Hill. I wasn’t sure I was reading her comments correctly and thought I’d stick my nose in a door I haven’t entered for a very long time.

Tom...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-28-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 6,368
Posted By jan normandale
I'll go the other direction. Saving money when...

I'll go the other direction. Saving money when shooting isn't what photography is about. Saving is for your bank account or education or buying your camera.

Once you've got it you want to produce...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-07-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,636
Posted By jan normandale
I prefer MF to 135 because I want prints minimum...

I prefer MF to 135 because I want prints minimum of 8/10. With 135 I shoot knowing that 8/10 is my maximum print. So for a magazine article, family printed 4/6 photos .. I haul out the 135....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-29-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 3,240
Posted By jan normandale
Eirik... coincidentally I've been following John...

Eirik... coincidentally I've been following John Caradies work on Flickr and often invite his photography to the 'film only' photography based pool I run "Film's Dead, but..."

This is quite an...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 4,510
Posted By jan normandale
Tom what effect does the Sodium Sulphite have on...

Tom what effect does the Sodium Sulphite have on the development process. Like you I do 'semi stands' with one or two agitations of a "flip" as you call it.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,951
Posted By jan normandale
Jockos, I shoot Delta 3200 at 3200 and use DDX. I...

Jockos, I shoot Delta 3200 at 3200 and use DDX. I know it's not what you're asking but I thought you'd like to see what Delta 3200 looks...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 4,523
Posted By jan normandale
thks Steve and John, I've been using Dil B and G...

thks Steve and John, I've been using Dil B and G but not H... I've run some at 12 minutes I'll see how it goes. Next I'll run some at 15. If you're rating the TMax at 50 and developing longer I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-02-2012
Replies: 443
Views: 64,563
Posted By jan normandale
Raid, here are some with the...

Raid, here are some with the SWC

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5123/5248619500_c84c451815_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/5248619500/)
mid century office study #01...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 4,523
Posted By jan normandale
Steve, you developed Tmax 100 / HC110 dil H for...

Steve, you developed Tmax 100 / HC110 dil H for 15 minutes. I'm seeing some examples done at 12 minutes and I'd like to see some of your 15 minute development images. I'm thinking of playing around...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-15-2012
Replies: 119
Views: 7,787
Posted By jan normandale
pixel counting, lens critiquing all have little...

pixel counting, lens critiquing all have little to do with photography and yet everything. Mostly photography is about a personal interpretation of a moment as seen by a photographer. Some use...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-06-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,830
Posted By jan normandale
You only have one fridge! My goodness, you have...

You only have one fridge! My goodness, you have some catching up to do!
;D
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-05-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 6,556
Posted By jan normandale
"top ten photography books of all time" ......

"top ten photography books of all time" ... here's one selection from the captioned internet search

http://elizabethavedon.blogspot.ca/2010/11/top-3-selling-photography-books-of-all.html
Forum: RFF News 11-05-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 6,870
Posted By jan normandale
The interesting thing about competitions is they...

The interesting thing about competitions is they seldom seem to suit the style of photography I would be interested in. Many are promoting products and making money from entry fees. The judges often...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 10-26-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 8,690
Posted By jan normandale
I'm already in, thx Tom!

I'm already in, thx Tom!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2012
Replies: 119
Views: 21,736
Posted By jan normandale
One group of cameras that people overlook are the...

One group of cameras that people overlook are the "B" list Japanese 35mm SLR's like Minolta, Mamiya, Yashica and Fuji... all of these companies put out excellent glass and these cameras are very...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2012
Replies: 204
Views: 21,511
Posted By jan normandale
Slightly OT but worth noting. I was contacted by...

Slightly OT but worth noting. I was contacted by a couple of photographically prolific photographers who have been featured and published. They also run photography classes and wanted to have a class...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-25-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 11,513
Posted By jan normandale
FWIW to all in this thread I subscribed a while...

FWIW to all in this thread I subscribed a while back and I encourage RFF members to support Gabriel in this one!
Forum: Olympus RF 08-29-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 9,534
Posted By jan normandale
Harlee.. by XA1 I'm thinking you're talking the...

Harlee.. by XA1 I'm thinking you're talking the XA? The one with the manual rangefinder.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-16-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
It's a pretty good camera the only downside is...

It's a pretty good camera the only downside is the mass of the thing! ;D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-13-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 6,072
Posted By jan normandale
+1 from me too Jack. I have no recollection of a...

+1 from me too Jack. I have no recollection of a "Leica meet up" started by RFF or anyone else in Toronto. Perhaps another city?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-10-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
thanks Paddy!

thanks Paddy!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,938
Posted By jan normandale
I've the Better Scanning holder with the anti...

I've the Better Scanning holder with the anti newton glass for 120 which holds about 3 - 6/6 frames or 2 - 6/7 frames. I like it.

Regarding curl.. I take the film and roll it with the curl to the...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-02-2012
Replies: 203
Views: 21,607
Posted By jan normandale
I'm glad you read it the way I wrote it. Good...

I'm glad you read it the way I wrote it. Good fun. I'm also impressed you read it ;D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
Grain Elevator and rail cars on a siding. Pentax...

Grain Elevator and rail cars on a siding. Pentax 67, 75mm, HP5+

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7132/7137602267_0a90e81068_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/7137602267/)
Dollard, SK...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-25-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
LAUNDR...

LAUNDR CARWASH...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7236/7108618907_ccbc4a1189_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/7108618907/)
LAUNDR CARWASH (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/7108618907/) by...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-16-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 21,326
Posted By jan normandale
Just ask them ;D (plus 6 more words for 10)

Just ask them ;D
(plus 6 more words for 10)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-15-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 21,326
Posted By jan normandale
True! However I think the US is the only country...

True! However I think the US is the only country so far extraditing citizens of soverign states.

Keeping it interesting.. stealing is stealing... here's a good link on stealing art and putting it...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-15-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 21,326
Posted By jan normandale
well those two links make it pretty clear that...

well those two links make it pretty clear that the US is run by it's corporations now and not it's citizens. The courts are a sham due to the audience given to the concept of corporations as...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-13-2012
Replies: 83
Views: 9,882
Posted By jan normandale
Heh... I like that ... "flickr; it's a bloated...

Heh... I like that ... "flickr; it's a bloated pig of self indulgent art" ;D
Forum: RFF Polls 04-12-2012
Replies: 203
Views: 21,607
Posted By jan normandale
I've a few in the RFF gallery. I had several...

I've a few in the RFF gallery. I had several hundred at one time however there was a period of 'sluggish' connection or some such and people were requested to help by reducing their images. I did....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-11-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By jan normandale
Mr T... this is a roll from a bulk order of 100...

Mr T... this is a roll from a bulk order of 100 rolls thru B&H so I'm prepared to do that but the thing is these streaks and stripes don't always appear on each frame of the roll of film. I'm...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-11-2012
Replies: 83
Views: 9,882
Posted By jan normandale
Having read both pages of posts I'll say this...

Having read both pages of posts I'll say this post is the best advice you'll get here. Americansuburbx alone is worth all the posts made to date if you want to see and understand what's gone on and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,975
Posted By jan normandale
this is certainly a fine example Dr T

this is certainly a fine example Dr T
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,975
Posted By jan normandale
If it's all about image and I agree, then if I...

If it's all about image and I agree, then if I can use a film that provides a better renditon through lower ISO I will adjust so I can. I don't hesitate to set up a tripod. I carry one always. I...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-11-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By jan normandale
Dr Trius thanks for chiming in. I developed four...

Dr Trius thanks for chiming in. I developed four rolls of Acros at the same time. They were all 120 and some frames, but not all, on the other three also show these marks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-10-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,180
Posted By jan normandale
Some nice work Karl. I see quite a few friends of...

Some nice work Karl. I see quite a few friends of mine in your flickr contacts. Ktoth being one. We ran ntropy.us for about 5 years. Dsankt is also a friend.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-10-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By jan normandale
bump.. at 3.00 am.. I should do this again...

bump.. at 3.00 am.. I should do this again tomorrow at 6.00pm ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-09-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By jan normandale
Streaking: Fuji Acros 120 w DDX

can someone tell me what they think is happening here. The top edge of the film has 3 slightly parallel lines with what looks like stains / streaks running thru the top edge and finally some of the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-09-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 21,326
Posted By jan normandale
There's no intent to throw this thread into...

There's no intent to throw this thread into another direction but this is so close in my mind that I'm thinking everyone here will be interested to see how this one plays out between Sobel and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,180
Posted By jan normandale
Will is a fine 'splorer and a very good...

Will is a fine 'splorer and a very good photographer too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-07-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,180
Posted By jan normandale
FWIW I would go with someone who's experienced in...

FWIW I would go with someone who's experienced in this stuff before going off on your own. There are a lot of things that can go wrong. I know from personal experience of incidents involving broken...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-05-2012
Replies: 136
Views: 21,326
Posted By jan normandale
I love this thread... one of the best in months....

I love this thread... one of the best in months. Some arguments I like more than others. I've had my photographic images appropriated, taken, borrowed, stolen and I've confronted the borrower,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-03-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 14,930
Posted By jan normandale
that's a "404"

that's a "404"
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-03-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 11,211
Posted By jan normandale
I've seen / followed Jon's blog and posted about...

I've seen / followed Jon's blog and posted about it elsewhere on the net. Interestingly he's a Canadian / Montréalais and his work (not just the curated google work) is very good
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By jan normandale
this stuff is time consuming just like running a...

this stuff is time consuming just like running a blog or your own webpage. Be ready for the "business of being in business" Answering questions, politely, timely etc. Dealing with all craziness of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
Pentax 67; Delta 100; 45mm...

Pentax 67; Delta 100; 45mm
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7058/6832159410_a383269555_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/6832159410/)
*** (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/6832159410/) by...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 03-12-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 6,691
Posted By jan normandale
About scanning I'd take the advice Jamie gave....

About scanning I'd take the advice Jamie gave. Regarding the oveall image quality of the current production 'instant films available' I'd take Jamie and Carter's comments as accurate and on the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
55mm lens w Delta...

55mm lens w Delta 100

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7191/6969863571_0c8cc7893a_z.jpgby jannx (http://www.flickr.com/people/jann/)
Forum: Large Format Film RF 03-01-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 8,902
Posted By jan normandale
The Crown Graphic is a fine camera. Don't be...

The Crown Graphic is a fine camera. Don't be thinking of moving from it to a Lin Teck until you've accustomed yourself to shooting 4/5. Regarding film holders buy pretty much any brand but avoid the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-01-2012
Replies: 98
Views: 8,682
Posted By jan normandale
If you want to read it that way then that's fine....

If you want to read it that way then that's fine. To me it's similar to reading Aesop's fables.. I don't really believe the "the ant and the grasshopper" speak. So I don't say that the concepts being...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 6,072
Posted By jan normandale
Camtec Photo in Montreal stocks Leica... I think...

Camtec Photo in Montreal stocks Leica... I think some Toronto people shop there

http://leicaboutique.camtecphoto.com/index.php?ENC=&SS=1
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,511
Posted By jan normandale
+4 for trimming the corners off of the rolled...

+4 for trimming the corners off of the rolled film. Next I take the "tape end" and I use my thumbnail to take out the 'curve or bend' in the film. This helps it track through the grooves more...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By jan normandale
Thanks I'm committed to a Pentax 67 right now...

Thanks I'm committed to a Pentax 67 right now tho.. ;D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-24-2012
Replies: 98
Views: 8,682
Posted By jan normandale
OP: "Does the Camera Even Matter Anymore? Or is...

OP: "Does the Camera Even Matter Anymore? Or is it about software/software skills?"… "Does gear - bodies, lenses even matter anymore?"

The point Nick discussed was not about his S/O, the quality of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By jan normandale
Thanks guys, I know about Zenit SLR's but this...

Thanks guys, I know about Zenit SLR's but this thing looks a lot larger than a normal 35 mm. I think the answer may be the hands belong to a child. I'm not sure who is holding that camera but I've...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By jan normandale
Zenit Identification: anyone?

Hi I'm struggling with this photo of a Zenit. The camera looks as large as a medium format camera based on the hands holding it... I've gone thru Camerapedia and Wikipedia plus one Commie Camera site...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-20-2012
Replies: 98
Views: 8,682
Posted By jan normandale
Interesting post Nick. I've watched the decline...

Interesting post Nick. I've watched the decline of professional photography as pros are replaced by amateurs with high end cameras with in camera processing. I watch and read about people saving...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-20-2012
Replies: 177
Views: 73,080
Posted By jan normandale
I haven't shot mine for a long time. Looking at...

I haven't shot mine for a long time. Looking at this thread I should get it back out and load it up! Here's a few from my flickr...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-20-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 5,103
Posted By jan normandale
Personally I think it takes more guts to start...

Personally I think it takes more guts to start repairing the damage and righting the wrongs. I feel badly for his family.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-18-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,465
Posted By jan normandale
kxl and hteasley have it right. Timbuk2 or...

kxl and hteasley have it right. Timbuk2 or Chrome. I use Timbuktu but Chrome are slightly better. Scratch B'ham + Domke IMO. I've got both of those and I use the Timbuk2
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,539
Posted By jan normandale
You should have called the police for him.. and...

You should have called the police for him.. and told him to stay put because the police would deal with his concerns.

I would check this link for information it's a resource for photographers who...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-12-2012
Replies: 102
Views: 10,291
Posted By jan normandale
Not to discuss intellectual laziness or boredom...

Not to discuss intellectual laziness or boredom on the part of Kenneth Jarecke but this topic has been previously written elsewhere on the internet. It's a tired old 'advice chestnut' that gets...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 7,655
Posted By jan normandale
I've gone thru two Leica M series cameras. They...

I've gone thru two Leica M series cameras. They are respected for all the stated reasons. My go to RF and has been for about 5 years is a black R4a. Good build, the camera never misses a beat and...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-12-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,828
Posted By jan normandale
"If you don't watch out, your role shifts from...

"If you don't watch out, your role shifts from the one taking the pictures, to a consumer trying to understand a camera attempting to take the pictures for you. "

That's a key comment and one...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-12-2012
Replies: 1,830
Views: 371,718
Posted By jan normandale
here's some Xpan stuff......

here's some Xpan stuff...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3022/3083507177_b181e096c3_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/3083507177/)
chair with red back...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 02-06-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,909
Posted By jan normandale
Tom do you only run 60 rolls thru a bottle of...

Tom do you only run 60 rolls thru a bottle of Kodafix? I've been using 100 as my rule of thumb at 10 minutes. Any thoughts are appreciated. Thx Jan
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-06-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,088
Posted By jan normandale
+1 for George, he did a fine job on a Sekonic for...

+1 for George, he did a fine job on a Sekonic for me
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-04-2012
Replies: 103
Views: 6,823
Posted By jan normandale
Happy Birthday Helen! Hope you have a delicious...

Happy Birthday Helen! Hope you have a delicious slice of cake and a nice coffee to go with it! Best wishes!!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-31-2012
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,789
Posted By jan normandale
Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from...

Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America's Heartland
Bruce Jackson: Center Working Papers; University at Buffalo, SUNY
ISBN 978-0-931627-30-9

A 64 page booklet to accompany the Albright...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By jan normandale
thanks Jeff, I've found a Leica repair source so...

thanks Jeff, I've found a Leica repair source so I'm good.

Vince, that is the email address I used and it bounced. So this prompted the thread I've started. Hopefully David is alright and he's...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-30-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
I've got a Mamiya 6RF it's a great camera. Do a...

I've got a Mamiya 6RF it's a great camera. Do a search and read the reviews it's all there. The camera is a better one for carrying since it's lighter, smaller and the glass is the best. I've a Px67...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By jan normandale
thanks Jeff, I'll check with Brian tomorrow and...

thanks Jeff, I'll check with Brian tomorrow and see what he knows. I've got a Leica M4P that is due to have a cleaning
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By jan normandale
Contact information for Dave Eve wanted - Leica repairs

I've tried the information here at RFF for Dave but I'm not getting him. The phone belongs to someone else. Does anyone know his updated contact information

The last I have is below and it's not...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-23-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
Raid, there are lots of 6/7 shots here obviously....

Raid, there are lots of 6/7 shots here obviously. Here's a Fuji BL G690 with the 100 mm lens. It's a totally different feel to the Pentax obviously since it's a RF and not a SLR. Each has merits. The...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
this is the SMC 4.5 version, the Aspheric is the...

this is the SMC 4.5 version, the Aspheric is the 2.8 / 67II and last incarnation. Hard to come by.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
Jan, which film is this It makes me think of Fuji...

Jan, which film is this It makes me think of Fuji Velvia?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-19-2012
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
something recently developed and scanned from...

something recently developed and scanned from October 2011
75mm lens / Kodak C1 - 400 ISO

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7009/6722355269_a5eb97ddeb_z.jpg...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-05-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,666
Posted By jan normandale
Amazing woman and work... she's someone I'm sure...

Amazing woman and work... she's someone I'm sure we all would have liked to sit down with and have a coffee and listen to her talk. She saw a lot and did a lot.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-05-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By jan normandale
Chris... I like it!! I tried to send two rolls...

Chris... I like it!!

I tried to send two rolls of 120 from Toronto to Mississauga.. for reasons given earlier in this thread the cost was more than the film! You don't want to try and send a photo...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-02-2012
Replies: 112
Views: 13,121
Posted By jan normandale
..and what would that make a comparison of the M9...

..and what would that make a comparison of the M9 vs Holga ... ?
;D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-01-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,962
Posted By jan normandale
Jon used to be a regular here. I think his life's...

Jon used to be a regular here. I think his life's pretty busy like most of us. I've bought kits from him for over 8 years and I can't recommend him enough for a unique product and one that actually...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-30-2011
Replies: 112
Views: 13,121
Posted By jan normandale
In a similar vein one of my Flickr 'friends' ran...

In a similar vein one of my Flickr 'friends' ran a Hasselblad vs Holga test. The results were very interesting. Here's the LINK (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3753685587/in/photostream)...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-30-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,382
Posted By jan normandale
talk to Frank S.... he's "done" (RFF...

talk to Frank S.... he's "done"
(RFF Humour)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2011
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
as an overlay to JSU's suggestion here's a link...

as an overlay to JSU's suggestion here's a link (http://www.antiquecameras.net/pentax6x7lenses.html) to an excellent resource on Pentax's lens line up for the 6/7 camera series. You'll note there are...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 12-28-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 15,878
Posted By jan normandale
Tom those hand held shots in "Falling Water" are...

Tom those hand held shots in "Falling Water" are amazing considering the speeds you have used for the shots. Makes me want a 21mm. I'll have to think about this now you've planted a seed..
;D

Jan, I...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-26-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 9,910
Posted By jan normandale
Hi Joe, since you started the discussion I'm...

Hi Joe, since you started the discussion I'm wondering if you buy people's photography you don't mention in your OP.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-23-2011
Replies: 555
Views: 56,048
Posted By jan normandale
I'm still in at 35 cards.

I'm still in at 35 cards.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 12-23-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By jan normandale
thanks Stephen @MP.. I was starting a thread on...

thanks Stephen

@MP.. I was starting a thread on Phillipe Halsman and wanted to insert a low res jpg of about 100 kb from my desktop when the notification came up...

I decided to disregard it and...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 12-22-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By jan normandale
interesting because I just attempted to start a...

interesting because I just attempted to start a thread on Phillipe Halsman and I saw a notice that I had "redlined" at 5.3 MB of images and my upload was not accepted. I wonder if it's due to adding...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-22-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,680
Posted By jan normandale
Dan from what I've read, the book is by Maloof.....

Dan from what I've read, the book is by Maloof.. the NY show/gallery is by Greenberg. There is no link between these two except they have Maier's photos. Nor is there any collaboration between these...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-20-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,358
Posted By jan normandale
After reading your OP and some of RFF's member...

After reading your OP and some of RFF's member comments or suggestions I think you're on the right track for independence from an agency and I'd like to wish you success with this venture.

Best Jan
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-20-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,680
Posted By jan normandale
This book's getting attention in the UK now. UK...

This book's getting attention in the UK now. UK Daily Mail link below:

What the nanny saw: Housekeeper's stunning images of 1950s Chicago show working life in America in a new light...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-20-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,670
Posted By jan normandale
Neils that link is a 404... Regarding the Fuji...

Neils that link is a 404...

Regarding the Fuji RF it's a fine camera. I would suggest going to flickr and looking at some of the 6/7 format shots Fuji, Mamiya 7, Pentax 67 and you should start...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-19-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 5,375
Posted By jan normandale
Good post Gabriel. Actually Picasso invented...

Good post Gabriel. Actually Picasso invented photo-shop so be careful about mocking a heavyweight folks.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-15-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 21,737
Posted By jan normandale
My first thought is shoot a thousand frames and...

My first thought is shoot a thousand frames and you may get to keep 5 images. It's an awkward and tough subject matter
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,644
Posted By jan normandale
Fanshawe? plus 10 words...

Fanshawe?
plus 10 words...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-15-2011
Replies: 555
Views: 56,048
Posted By jan normandale
Robert, what is the cost per card from Moo this...

Robert, what is the cost per card from Moo this might be a better idea. I'd like to see how the image comes out first though.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-14-2011
Replies: 555
Views: 56,048
Posted By jan normandale
Jesse.. I've done one of these on another site...

Jesse.. I've done one of these on another site from RFF. I used these kind of backs to send my 4x6's out.

photo postcard kit...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-13-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,680
Posted By jan normandale
Yeah we disagree, I'm not concerned it's only a...

Yeah we disagree, I'm not concerned it's only a book. You've got a lot of nice hardware listed beneath your signature. I'm always interested in photography. I'd like to see your work. Do you have a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-13-2011
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
I'm finally getting thru a substantial film...

I'm finally getting thru a substantial film developing and scanning backlog...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7150/6467999377_f28d5f388d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/6467999377/)
Fargo's...
Forum: RFF News 12-13-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 21,788
Posted By jan normandale
@Cameraquest/Stephen... thanks for your own...

@Cameraquest/Stephen... thanks for your own commitment to making RFF a better experience. Thanks to all the backroom operations people who executed it. It seemed "dark days" when things were down...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2011
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
No yellow filter "redisburning" I did this...

No yellow filter "redisburning" I did this handheld and I think the contrast comes from the back lighting of the field and wind turbines. Thanks for the comments
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2011
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
one of some I've processed...

one of some I've processed lately...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6175/6235934903_a2df95e355_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/6235934903/)
31 Turbines: Nekoma ND...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 12-11-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,555
Posted By jan normandale
What Monz wrote, (he has an Xpan so check his...

What Monz wrote, (he has an Xpan so check his work) plus buy a pair of 'cotton gloves' for handling negatives. I'd really use scissors if I was you, but if you're using a razor knife be careful with...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-09-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,680
Posted By jan normandale
I suppose everyone's entitled to criticize a book...

I suppose everyone's entitled to criticize a book but this is the most curious criticism of a book I've ever heard. Basically it's "the book's not good because other books are printed in a way you...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-09-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,680
Posted By jan normandale
+1 and ten words to make the RFF quota minimum

+1
and ten words to make the RFF quota minimum
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-09-2011
Replies: 114
Views: 14,282
Posted By jan normandale
Vicky my copy landed yesterday. Thanks! It's...

Vicky my copy landed yesterday. Thanks! It's quite the book you've written. I was an urban geography major at one time so I know I'll enjoy the book. For those who haven't a copy it's blend of...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-07-2011
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,789
Posted By jan normandale
thanks for the name Lynn.. I'll check it out

thanks for the name Lynn.. I'll check it out
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-07-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,680
Posted By jan normandale
thanks Leigh and Contarama. Quite the interesting...

thanks Leigh and Contarama. Quite the interesting read. I was unaware that there is a second holder Jeffrey Goldstein of a substantial portion of her works. There's a website .....
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-06-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,680
Posted By jan normandale
If you have a link could you post it? I'd like to...

If you have a link could you post it? I'd like to read the article. Thanks !
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-06-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,680
Posted By jan normandale
Now I'm intrigued. I understand people don't like...

Now I'm intrigued. I understand people don't like Pablo Picasso or Thomas Kinkade, everyone's entitled to their taste. But the criticisms are about the book quality and the fact some of these images...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-06-2011
Replies: 555
Views: 56,048
Posted By jan normandale
Sara, I just went thru your flickr account. Lots...

Sara, I just went thru your flickr account. Lots of good shots there already. I wouldn't worry about doing new work for this one. It's only one image times 25. Pick one and get the prints at a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-06-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 10,680
Posted By jan normandale
I'm kind of blown away by the OP. This book...

I'm kind of blown away by the OP. This book stands up well against anything I've seen recently and for a ticket of $30 +/- it's an outstanding value. The print job is totally professional. The blacks...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-04-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,540
Posted By jan normandale
I don't know what to say about Saatchi or his...

I don't know what to say about Saatchi or his piece. He's terribly British though isn't he. Why all these 'nouveau riche' collectors with more money than he has.. buying art that he isn't prepared to...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-04-2011
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,789
Posted By jan normandale
Title: Vivian Maier: Street Photographer Author...

Title: Vivian Maier: Street Photographer
Author John Maloof
PP: 123 + self portraits
ISBN: 978-1-57686-577-3

There's been a lot of excitement around Vivian Maier's discovered works. I think the book...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-24-2011
Replies: 114
Views: 14,282
Posted By jan normandale
Hi Vicky I processed an order for your book. Not...

Hi Vicky I processed an order for your book. Not sure if I did or didn't mark the "signature" request so please do sign. Looking forward to it on many different levels.

cheers Jan
Forum: Photo Software 11-23-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,420
Posted By jan normandale
Hi Ben, I've got a tonne of developing and...

Hi Ben, I've got a tonne of developing and scanning coming up. I'm going to download your beta and give it a test drive. Thanks !
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-23-2011
Replies: 555
Views: 56,048
Posted By jan normandale
Hi Rob.. last time I did one of these at RFF it...

Hi Rob.. last time I did one of these at RFF it was a single print. It worked out fine. I'm up for some fun. I could send all the same but I'd like to send a mix of about 5 different shots just to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,788
Posted By jan normandale
let's see how many of those commenting on the...

let's see how many of those commenting on the Gursky sale come over here and lets see what they say about these prices for snapshots... ;D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-13-2011
Replies: 88
Views: 8,530
Posted By jan normandale
I've deliberately chosen to shun papers,...

I've deliberately chosen to shun papers, employers and companies that substitute amateurs and beginners for pros. Would you let your doctor's receptionist diagnose and prescribe for you? Would CNN's...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-12-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,683
Posted By jan normandale
I do a lot of this kind of stuff... here's a...

I do a lot of this kind of stuff... here's a few

Bethlehem Steel: PA

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/137/400341647_a5dd12d6bd_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/400341647/)
someplace /...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-12-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 7,530
Posted By jan normandale
I was going to write something about the piece by...

I was going to write something about the piece by Camp but I think Chris has nailed it. I will add that a dismissive piece of less than 1500 words is a clear lack of discipline and shows little...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-12-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,169
Posted By jan normandale
Paul, sometimes the updates for the drivers for...

Paul, sometimes the updates for the drivers for raw files need to be downloaded from the manufacturers site. Check to see if they have a notice or update before going too far. It may be that simple
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 11-11-2011
Replies: 1,830
Views: 371,718
Posted By jan normandale
aaand a vertical......

aaand a vertical...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6033/6335951702_d0494fa2ca_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/6335951702/)
Bunge : Toronto 2007...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 11-11-2011
Replies: 1,830
Views: 371,718
Posted By jan normandale
heres an industrial shot...

heres an industrial shot

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6211/6335946958_0583999d53_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/6335946958/)
Bunge: Toronto 2007...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 11-11-2011
Replies: 1,830
Views: 371,718
Posted By jan normandale
I'm really enjoying your Xpan work in BW!!!!

I'm really enjoying your Xpan work in BW!!!!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-11-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,377
Posted By jan normandale
Vicky that link to 'amazon' isn't functioning....

Vicky that link to 'amazon' isn't functioning. I'm getting a 404

try this one:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-08-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,120
Posted By jan normandale
I think a lot of companies are dropping their low...

I think a lot of companies are dropping their low margin products Kodak, Fuji, Honda, Ford, you name it all sorts of 'entry' level products are being dropped. These companies are making decisions to...
Forum: Argus RF 11-07-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,866
Posted By jan normandale
I once did an A/B between a Contax G1 with a 45mm...

I once did an A/B between a Contax G1 with a 45mm and a C3... the differences were visible but not unless you really stopped to look. The obvious ones were 'vignetting', the image was sharp in the...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 11-07-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,090
Posted By jan normandale
Instead of using the scanning method shown and a...

Instead of using the scanning method shown and a 36exp roll of BW.. I'd just shoot the individual frames with a digi p&s then invert them in PS to load the frames into a piece of movie software......
Forum: RFF Polls 11-07-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 3,009
Posted By jan normandale
Joe.. don't worry that's not "GAS" it's called...

Joe.. don't worry that's not "GAS" it's called "indecision"
;D
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-06-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,377
Posted By jan normandale
F6Roger.... take a deep breath and calm down....

F6Roger.... take a deep breath and calm down. You're stuttering ;D
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-05-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,377
Posted By jan normandale
Saw your photo over on FB. Great news.

Saw your photo over on FB. Great news.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-05-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 3,009
Posted By jan normandale
If you're here the answer is obvious and the...

If you're here the answer is obvious and the question is redundant...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-30-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,887
Posted By jan normandale
In my very limited experience Europe seems to...

In my very limited experience Europe seems to have 'sharper delineations' between planned areas of urban development than North America and the US is pretty free wheeling when it comes to zoning so...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-24-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,305
Posted By jan normandale
FWIW: I've found the Mamiya 6 RF to do a credible...

FWIW: I've found the Mamiya 6 RF to do a credible job in low light or dark. I'm sure a Mamiya 7 RF would be as good or better. Something to think about for back up on this project.

About the Speed...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-24-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,622
Posted By jan normandale
FWIW i've a set at flickr : LINK ...

FWIW i've a set at flickr : LINK (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/sets/72157627793551357/)

this is one of the images from the set

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5229/5691564240_78ce7327fd_z.jpg...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-24-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,082
Posted By jan normandale
You've had a photographers dream trip! There's so...

You've had a photographers dream trip! There's so much compelling photography just in this thread.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-23-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By jan normandale
She's like a nova.. just keeps on burning

She's like a nova.. just keeps on burning
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By jan normandale
Hi Taylan, I've not experienced any scratching...

Hi Taylan, I've not experienced any scratching inserting a roll of developed film into a plastic film cannister / holder. I use the ones with an outer lip so the inside is an uninterrupted smooth...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-21-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 5,197
Posted By jan normandale
words of wisdom that should be on the walls of...

words of wisdom that should be on the walls of schools and photography forums too
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-20-2011
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
Great shot. I think Kodak's Portra 160 NC is one...

Great shot. I think Kodak's Portra 160 NC is one of the best ever for darks
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-18-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 5,197
Posted By jan normandale
Dear Keith... some of us abandon our principles.....

Dear Keith... some of us abandon our principles.. some of us don't. Are you sure about your decision?
;D
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-18-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 3,393
Posted By jan normandale
and here I thought this place was "about film &...

and here I thought this place was "about film & rangefinders" obviously there was never any religion.. oh the angst!
;D shoot the RD1 Joe and good on ya!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-18-2011
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,789
Posted By jan normandale
Disregarding the sticker shock, that book will be...

Disregarding the sticker shock, that book will be something else. Imagine all his significant chromes in one compilation... that'll be definitive. I may start saving....
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,882
Posted By jan normandale
heh.. thanks Victor.. btw that avatar... from...

heh.. thanks Victor.. btw that avatar... from Queen West?
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-18-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,305
Posted By jan normandale
Are you using the Mamiya 7 for this?

Are you using the Mamiya 7 for this?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-17-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,882
Posted By jan normandale
@ js... I'd be interested to see you insert a few...

@ js... I'd be interested to see you insert a few of the shots with the 21 into this thread. I'm trying to get an idea of "what isn't working" for you. I'm not doing a sales job just trying to get an...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-17-2011
Replies: 204
Views: 16,836
Posted By jan normandale
Since there are discussions regarding the actual...

Since there are discussions regarding the actual manufacture of film I've put the links to two video clips on youtube below. They are narrated in German with English subtitles. The clips are very...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-17-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,882
Posted By jan normandale
js... I think you've got to let that lens "do...

js... I think you've got to let that lens "do what it wants" if you think you're going to shoot street with it I think you have to accept the fact that this lens will make you stand about 8 - 10 feet...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-16-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By jan normandale
Security... "the new make work" jobs of the 21st...

Security... "the new make work" jobs of the 21st century...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-16-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,305
Posted By jan normandale
I'm used to shooting this stuff without a flash...

I'm used to shooting this stuff without a flash and I think Roger's earlier comment is a good piece of advice. I normally shoot this around sundown to 30 minutes after so I have some 'lingering...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-16-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,622
Posted By jan normandale
the Bechers were part of the New Topography...

the Bechers were part of the New Topography movement and were large in Germany even prior to that time. The are from the Dusseldorf school and their work still carries strong influence on modern...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-15-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,194
Posted By jan normandale
thanks Chris... (plus 10 words minimum for a post)

thanks Chris...
(plus 10 words minimum for a post)
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-15-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,305
Posted By jan normandale
for starters let us know some details like what...

for starters let us know some details like what film, iso, etc
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-15-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By jan normandale
HI Chris, I'll add a shot in BW. I took this...

HI Chris, I'll add a shot in BW. I took this while driving thru Nekoma ND enroute to Winnipeg MB

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6175/6235934903_a2df95e355_z.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,882
Posted By jan normandale
I think you're going to like it..... a lot.

I think you're going to like it..... a lot.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-15-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,194
Posted By jan normandale
Either of them in Tmax Developer. I prefer Delta...

Either of them in Tmax Developer. I prefer Delta 3200 slightly, but Tmax 3200 is great too. Use Tmax Developer, for both films. They SUCK in D-76. BAD. Xtol is merely decent, but not as nice as Tmax...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-15-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,258
Posted By jan normandale
You can never go wrong shooting 120 over 135 for...

You can never go wrong shooting 120 over 135 for image quality... so jump on the train I don't think you'll regret it.

FWIW: I still shoot 135 but not like I used to. Looking forward to the results.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-15-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 7,693
Posted By jan normandale
it looks like you're up and running but it's hard...

it looks like you're up and running but it's hard to tell.. have you done any developing or printing yet?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,194
Posted By jan normandale
it's interesting that all three of the images are...

it's interesting that all three of the images are ice and snow... !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,194
Posted By jan normandale
try the Delta 3200 with DDX... it's pretty...

try the Delta 3200 with DDX... it's pretty good..

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4061/4252833656_119e66cbe2_z.jpg?zz=1 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jann/4252833656/)
**...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-13-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By jan normandale
After discovering that keeping the film tightly...

After discovering that keeping the film tightly rolled against the natural curl (that is emulsion side facing outwards) over at least one night results in perfect flat film, I stopped using the ANR...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,882
Posted By jan normandale
go get 'im Keith ;D

go get 'im Keith ;D
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8,882
Posted By jan normandale
what were you thinking!! ;D

what were you thinking!! ;D
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-13-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,258
Posted By jan normandale
Okay, now I understand.. most of the film I use...

Okay, now I understand.. most of the film I use is pretty flat. I shoot a lot of HP5+, TriX, and Neopan all seem to be very flat films after being stored in sleeves. Perhaps that removes the issue of...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-13-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 13,966
Posted By jan normandale
he's right

he's right
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-13-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,258
Posted By jan normandale
Paul, here's an HP5+ shot with an old TLR and...

Paul, here's an HP5+ shot with an old TLR and scanned on a 4490 using the OEM holders...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3193/3085749433_84e8aa022e_z.jpg?zz=1...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-13-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,258
Posted By jan normandale
I'm looking at a screen so I may be missing the...

I'm looking at a screen so I may be missing the point but what don't you like about these scans?

I used a V 4490 with the stock holders and I see you do also. Is the scanning plane of the scanner...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 6,908
Posted By jan normandale
FWIW the differences I see seem to be a little...

FWIW the differences I see seem to be a little more saturation in the Canon and a little better resolving power to the lens. I don't detect any signifcant coma in these lenses based on the shots...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,890
Posted By jan normandale
SP rules, regs, opinons...

JS.. it's an interview with an interesting and capable street photographer.. not much more. I think history has shown all sorts of people and styles work as you point out. Justin's just giving his...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,890
Posted By jan normandale
glad everyone enjoyed the read. Not your average...

glad everyone enjoyed the read. Not your average or sterotypical SP photographer. Some of his work, actually a lot of his work is up there with today's best IMO.
Forum: Other RF 10-12-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 11,419
Posted By jan normandale
looks like "a compact brick".. makes me think of...

looks like "a compact brick".. makes me think of a Robot camera I picked up and hefted.. very solid and 'meaty' compared to similar sized modern 35mm P/S cameras. You'll have fun with this one I'm...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-11-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 33,518
Posted By jan normandale
the only criteria I used for my post was 'cost'...

the only criteria I used for my post was 'cost' and for some reason the 124G'mat has gone crazy imo. I picked up my copy for 100$ here at RFF and subsequently watched prices escalate over 5 years to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-10-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 33,518
Posted By jan normandale
I've had a Yashica mat 124 and 124G both very...

I've had a Yashica mat 124 and 124G both very nice cameras. I also have a Rolleiflex not 'cord. Looking at the difference in images and price.. I'd go 'cord. They're about the same price. If you...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-10-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,874
Posted By jan normandale
I had a 4am.. the glass was as described. Then...

I had a 4am.. the glass was as described. Then the shutter ribbon went... I didn't buy another.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2011
Replies: 189
Views: 16,588
Posted By jan normandale
Nick, one of the best signs and ideas I've seen...

Nick, one of the best signs and ideas I've seen so far.

In response to the 'charged nature of the event' remember this could equally be about photos of the people of Cairo when they went to the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-09-2011
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
I shoot with a Diana and a Great Wall, sharpness...

I shoot with a Diana and a Great Wall, sharpness is a bourgeois concept.
(humour/joke)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-07-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,082
Posted By jan normandale
it's "strange days" in the USA. A lot of...

it's "strange days" in the USA. A lot of frustrated people a lot of unemployed people and a lost generation. A new situation and photos taken with a new generation of camera. Entirely appropriate for...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-07-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,373
Posted By jan normandale
I've been on this forum for a while and I recall...

I've been on this forum for a while and I recall Leica had issues with the M8 now there are issues with the M9. Simply put this shouldn't happen. If other manufacturers of digital cameras can make...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-05-2011
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,966
Posted By jan normandale
That's quite the handsome copy.. that 105mm is a...

That's quite the handsome copy.. that 105mm is a very good lens
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-05-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 24,491
Posted By jan normandale
I like this as a stand alone photograph Tom. I'm...

I like this as a stand alone photograph Tom. I'm curious what you use for a scanner.. this looks very good. I've a V500 Epson and I'm thinking about a V700
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2011
Replies: 204
Views: 16,836
Posted By jan normandale
If you were looking to shoot Neopan 400 ISO BW in...

If you were looking to shoot Neopan 400 ISO BW in 120 the next best and it's a very good next best is Ilford's HP5+ which is a 400 ISO film. I used it this summer and I'm finding it's doing the job....
Forum: RFF News 10-05-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 40,872
Posted By jan normandale
Seems strange because I was just looking at a...

Seems strange because I was just looking at a shot of him on flickr taken at an industry convention just 20 minutes ago.

When he 'retired for medical reasons' I was hoping he'd have time with his...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-05-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 24,491
Posted By jan normandale
Mike, I had no idea that Voigtlander/Bessa had...

Mike, I had no idea that Voigtlander/Bessa had put out a 667 other than their folder released a couple of years ago. I'm looking at these images you've uploaded and the lens looks outstanding. I've...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,890
Posted By jan normandale
Street Photography: Interview with Justin Vogel

This man's one of my contacts and I just came across his interview on shooting "street". He's got some good ideas and some controversial. He also shoots film and uses an M2 which he does for reasons...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-04-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,528
Posted By jan normandale
I think this is from the "Tales on Film" blog...

I think this is from the "Tales on Film" blog site: Link to blog (http://www.talesonfilm.com/2011/10/01/evolution-of-cameras-tattoo/)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2011
Replies: 204
Views: 16,836
Posted By jan normandale
@rxmd... I genuinely respect you here on RFF so...

@rxmd... I genuinely respect you here on RFF so I'm a little surprised by this thread you've started. I'm also equally surprised at the number of people who are concerned based on this poll....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-04-2011
Replies: 76
Views: 11,211
Posted By jan normandale
MoMA : New Photographers: "...The artists in New...

MoMA : New Photographers: "...The artists in New Photography 2011 approach image-making from very different perspectives, making for a truly dynamic combination."

I think the critical point in the...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 10-03-2011
Replies: 131
Views: 14,165
Posted By jan normandale
Toronto's Chinatown...

Toronto's Chinatown...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-28-2011
Replies: 208
Views: 27,148
Posted By jan normandale
I don't store film in my cameras I shoot it...!

I don't store film in my cameras I shoot it...!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 6,908
Posted By jan normandale
I'm up for this survey, not often there's a good...

I'm up for this survey, not often there's a good one but this is. So I'm standing by.
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