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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-01-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By pobe
Adjusting framelines in Leitz 21mm viewfinder (SA)

I got a Super Angulon 21/3.4 with an original Leitz metal 21mm viewfinder, both in very good condition. But the framelines aren’t completely straight, is this something I could fix myself?...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-16-2017
Replies: 1,351
Views: 399,626
Posted By pobe
I used to dream about the SA. Now I've got one. A...

I used to dream about the SA. Now I've got one. A bit tricky on my M9, but I love it anyway!

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4639/38382535364_a20faa09d0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21tJwx7)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2017
Replies: 227
Views: 27,993
Posted By pobe
We took a photo walk together today...

We took a photo walk together today :)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4681/25084450478_e659b395d4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EdCncu)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
Perhaps it's time to revive this old thread?...

Perhaps it's time to revive this old thread? :)

https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8616/28132610053_bf1f7eda69_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2016
Replies: 227
Views: 27,993
Posted By pobe
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8697/28442239960_55d...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8697/28442239960_55daf7916a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KkkV2A)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2016
Replies: 1,016
Views: 156,584
Posted By pobe
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8806/28238758322_176...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8806/28238758322_176baf3359_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/K2n22u)
Forum: Travel 10-06-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By pobe
Eat meat and drink wine :)

Eat meat and drink wine :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-09-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 13,586
Posted By pobe
I love being involved in the whole process from...

I love being involved in the whole process from shooting film to printing in the darkroom. The smells, the feel of loading film onto a spool or picking up a wet print to get it out into the light and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2014
Replies: 227
Views: 27,993
Posted By pobe
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7044/13668229984_ea...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7044/13668229984_eae67fae93.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mPPfzE)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-04-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,436
Posted By pobe
I've got a Minolta Scan Dual III, works great...

I've got a Minolta Scan Dual III, works great with VueScan both on linux and mac. But I only scan to decide what I want to wet print (and for low res sharing online). And I just borrowed a...
Forum: Travel 02-03-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 8,361
Posted By pobe
With two small kids I'd love it if this happened...

With two small kids I'd love it if this happened somewhere close to me (Sweden). Then I actually might be able to join. My photo club has a really nice darkroom in Uppsala ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2013
Replies: 4,648
Views: 1,321,174
Posted By pobe
M4, Elmarit 90/2.8 (early...

M4, Elmarit 90/2.8 (early sixties)

http://www.update.uu.se/~pobe/kerstin600.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,598
Posted By pobe
Scratched glasses is how you recognise others in...

Scratched glasses is how you recognise others in the secret leica society, why would you not want that? ;)

(I once cut and glued a round piece of leather on my M4, but it fell of and I lost it after...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-06-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,264
Posted By pobe
Every now and then (especially when browsing...

Every now and then (especially when browsing through the classifieds) I need to remind myself that when it comes to cameras, I already have my dream kit - an M4 with a 35 summilux. Just added an old...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,160
Posted By pobe
I almost did it today, but noticed it right away....

I almost did it today, but noticed it right away. However, the other day I opened the back, certain that the film was rewinded, only to see that it wasn't. :(
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2013
Replies: 5,596
Views: 982,903
Posted By pobe
I'm on vacation in Buenos Aires at the moment,...

I'm on vacation in Buenos Aires at the moment, enjoying my camera and the coffee. :)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3668/10577622215_9802c3f793_z.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-16-2013
Replies: 140
Views: 16,557
Posted By pobe
My humble contribution......

My humble contribution... http://pontusadefjord.tumblr.com/
Just started it since I can't stand the new flickr.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-09-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 6,320
Posted By pobe
It's been about a year since my last gear...

It's been about a year since my last gear purchase - an old 35 lux. Since then I've sold the other M lenses I had but not bought anything except film, paper and chemicals. Every time I get out and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2013
Replies: 526
Views: 180,570
Posted By pobe
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7378/9507728347_22b5...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7378/9507728347_22b53dccff_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/9507728347/)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-13-2013
Replies: 5,596
Views: 982,903
Posted By pobe
The camera has been here a few times, but I got a...

The camera has been here a few times, but I got a new mug yesterday... :)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3803/9029723597_5fc6d6cb23_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/9029723597/)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2013
Replies: 4,648
Views: 1,321,174
Posted By pobe
Here's me and my bass, shot by a friend with my...

Here's me and my bass, shot by a friend with my M4 and Summilux 35 (pre-asph). This is an iPhone pic of the print (on Ilford MGIV RC).

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7381/8853985980_f54d62e533_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-05-2013
Replies: 3,331
Views: 574,854
Posted By pobe
Not exactly "city"...

Not exactly "city" street...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8116/8606082569_cb39e6aae9_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/8606082569/)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 5,915
Posted By pobe
I really can't imagine anything more perfect for...

I really can't imagine anything more perfect for my shooting than what I've already got - an M4 with a 35 'lux (pre-asph). But sometimes I dream about having it painted black...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2013
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,114
Posted By pobe
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8381/8594992274_e16d...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8381/8594992274_e16d7e13ce_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/8594992274/)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-20-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 10,542
Posted By pobe
With two small kids I don't get out to fish...

With two small kids I don't get out to fish nearly as much as I'd want to, but when I do it's usually with dry flies and bamboo. Got the rod for my 30th birthday, here's one of the first trouts I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-16-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
Thanks! Here's a couple from the last time I was...

Thanks! Here's a couple from the last time I was out fiddling.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8359/8277518287_020e3e2c6a_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2012
Replies: 3,331
Views: 574,854
Posted By pobe
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8487/8235210109_fb1e...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8487/8235210109_fb1ef61652_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/8235210109/)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-27-2012
Replies: 5,596
Views: 982,903
Posted By pobe
Had one of the best espressos ever this...

Had one of the best espressos ever this weekend!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8338/8222832563_48dafdeda4.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/8222832563/)
Camera & coffee...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-05-2012
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,003
Posted By pobe
Playing the traditional chinese song Tu Ning...

Playing the traditional chinese song Tu Ning ;)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8207/8158638019_5b96ac9588_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/8158638019/)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
A couple of weeks ago it was time for the...

A couple of weeks ago it was time for the Oktoberstämma again. This year I was armed with the 35 pre-asph lux!

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7274/8158678151_ec077602b5_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2012
Replies: 139
Views: 26,681
Posted By pobe
I used a Nokton Classic for a while but got a...

I used a Nokton Classic for a while but got a pre-asph Summilux a few weeks back. I'm totally in love - it's small, fast and certainly sharp enough for me at 1.4. Prone to flare sometimes, but the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2012
Replies: 1,016
Views: 156,584
Posted By pobe
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8303/8000763756_7a26...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8303/8000763756_7a26d06d2f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/8000763756/)
M4, Summilux 35, HP5+, Xtol
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-17-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 5,648
Posted By pobe
Swaps are fun, I'm in!

Swaps are fun, I'm in!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-13-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,989
Posted By pobe
Sounds like fun, count me in!

Sounds like fun, count me in!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-11-2012
Replies: 1,016
Views: 156,584
Posted By pobe
Sometimes on my way to work I just have to stop...

Sometimes on my way to work I just have to stop the car, get out and shoot

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8298/7977301818_943c63ca8e_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/7977301818/)

It might be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-11-2012
Replies: 3,331
Views: 574,854
Posted By pobe
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8319/7977268914_149a...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8319/7977268914_149a1b1f40_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/7977268914/)
Summilux 35, HP5+, Xtol
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-07-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 10,959
Posted By pobe
Interesting! Are we both talking about screw-in...

Interesting! Are we both talking about screw-in hoods? I guess I haven't used my hood enough to get it. :)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-07-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 10,959
Posted By pobe
I've never had the rings show up when my third...

I've never had the rings show up when my third party screw-in hood is on. My guess is that it's caused by the silver front ring, but I kind of like it and usually shoot without the hood.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2012
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,904
Posted By pobe
My last roll was a first attempt at pushing HP5+...

My last roll was a first attempt at pushing HP5+ with XTOL. I shot it on a very dark night outside and basically shot wide open using the longest time I thought would work. Pushing to 1600 wasn't...
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-02-2012
Replies: 195
Views: 41,837
Posted By pobe
Jupiter-8: http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6056/6332...

Jupiter-8:
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6056/6332248159_48c0c16a25.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/6332248159/)

Nokton Classic 35...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-20-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,619
Posted By pobe
Go ahead and develop it! Even if it has been a...

Go ahead and develop it! Even if it has been a bit fogged you can certainly get usable pictures from it. Great tones in the ones on your website!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
It's been a while! Here's another...

It's been a while! Here's another one.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7108/7715474844_1be42b6956_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/7715474844/)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-21-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 6,243
Posted By pobe
I'd had a few compacts before, but I got hooked...

I'd had a few compacts before, but I got hooked on photography with a Pentax K200D (DSLR), then hooked on film with my dad's old Ricoh KR5. Got a Pentax MX for a short while, until I tried a FED 5...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2012
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,114
Posted By pobe
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8434/7592427160_9b76...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8434/7592427160_9b76964ce2_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/7592427160/)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-12-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By pobe
The skopar is 35/2.5, 1.4 would be the nokton...

The skopar is 35/2.5, 1.4 would be the nokton classic.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By pobe
My CV 21mm does the same thing, giving me "wider"...

My CV 21mm does the same thing, giving me "wider" frames. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By pobe
When my M4 was serviced last year it got a new...

When my M4 was serviced last year it got a new film gate with a slightly uneven edge. At first I was a bit disappointed but I've kind of learned to love it as my camera's unique signature....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-27-2012
Replies: 170
Views: 86,502
Posted By pobe
It's basically the only lens I use since I got...

It's basically the only lens I use since I got it. Haven't tried any other 35s but it's certainly good enough for me. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2012
Replies: 526
Views: 180,570
Posted By pobe
Me and my M in my car, trying to get a hang on...

Me and my M in my car, trying to get a hang on parallax :)

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6234/7015269961_84608c530a.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/7015269961/)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 4,297
Posted By pobe
Perhaps this might seem a bit backwards, but when...

Perhaps this might seem a bit backwards, but when I visited Paris it actually reminded me of Buenos Aires...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 4,297
Posted By pobe
I love Buenos Aires! I've got relatives there and...

I love Buenos Aires! I've got relatives there and wish I could visit more often...
Forum: Yashica RF 01-14-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,289
Posted By pobe
He's interslice at eBay:...

He's interslice at eBay: http://myworld.ebay.com/interslice/

I once got a seal kit for a Pentax MX from him - perfect fit, easy to fix.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-31-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,438
Posted By pobe
I learned that way and do it all the time. "Way...

I learned that way and do it all the time. "Way beyond monochrome" has some great info on it if you want to buy a book. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-29-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 4,434
Posted By pobe
Print more - wet! Also, I want to do at least one...

Print more - wet! Also, I want to do at least one serious project. Not sure what at the moment, but I want to focus on something for a while instead of just shooting.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-16-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
Here's one with some Nokton...

Here's one with some Nokton flare...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7008/6521135147_8a7801a710_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/6521135147/)
Forum: RFF Polls 12-16-2011
Replies: 145
Views: 67,134
Posted By pobe
Since I got my Nokton Classic 35 I haven't used...

Since I got my Nokton Classic 35 I haven't used my 50 (an old Jupiter 8). I know it's not the best 35 out there, but it's fast, cheap and I really like the pictures I take with it, that's what...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-21-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,360
Posted By pobe
I have a small one roll tank as well, but I...

I have a small one roll tank as well, but I usually wait until I get another one exposed and do two at once. If I had to do one roll in the two roll tank I'd definitely put the second spiral in there...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 9,016
Posted By pobe
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6051/6333358609_ee08...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6051/6333358609_ee08fc13b5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/6333358609/)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-12-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,389
Posted By pobe
I've only had my CV 35/1.4 for a few days but I...

I've only had my CV 35/1.4 for a few days but I really it. Certainly seems sharp enough for me and its compact size is perfect for an all-rounder.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-30-2011
Replies: 82
Views: 18,060
Posted By pobe
Most of the time I use an incident meter. Not for...

Most of the time I use an incident meter. Not for every shot, but when the light changes. I sometimes guesstimate, but I'm really not that good at it so I usually try to check with the meter if it's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By pobe
Thanks for the replies. I only use one body and...

Thanks for the replies. I only use one body and have no plans on getting more - I've got enough lenses on my want-to-buy-list. :rolleyes: So I don't really have a need to know which body a certain...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-25-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,981
Posted By pobe
I have one in my Pentax K200D and it's great. It...

I have one in my Pentax K200D and it's great. It was expensive but worth every penny!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By pobe
Thought so. Don't worry, I'm not going to :)

Thought so. Don't worry, I'm not going to :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By pobe
I think it was specified on the invoice, not sure...

I think it was specified on the invoice, not sure what that part is called in swedish but I presume that's it. Anyway, the repair guy wasn't in when I picked up the camera. But I have emailed him...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By pobe
It's more like a piece sticking out than the...

It's more like a piece sticking out than the notches in say a hasselblad. And it wasn't there before the CLA. I've already emailed the shop about and I'll wait to see what they say. If I decide I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By pobe
As far as I can tell, it's just a visual thing....

As far as I can tell, it's just a visual thing. And I can't really decide if I like it or not... I was a bit curious if anyone else had seen anything similar on their M.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By pobe
Uneven edges on film gate?

Hi!

I recently had my M4 serviced, a couple of speeds were off and I had some light leak problems - the one that looks like you've changed lenses in bright sun. When I got it back I suspect the film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
Time for some more fiddlers - and nyckelharpa!...

Time for some more fiddlers - and nyckelharpa! These are from the Oktoberstämma in Uppsala. First is the CV 21/4, the rest is Jupiter...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,054
Posted By pobe
Also, the M4 was the last camera to be assembled...

Also, the M4 was the last camera to be assembled with magical fairy dust sprinkled in all the right places. ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-16-2011
Replies: 3,331
Views: 574,854
Posted By pobe
Berlin http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6155/623495...

Berlin

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6155/6234951111_ef50b9f177_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/6234951111/)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-16-2011
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,114
Posted By pobe
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6173/6235583110_a55...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6173/6235583110_a55b3f4946_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/6235583110/)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-15-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 7,872
Posted By pobe
This is how happy my skopar makes me...

This is how happy my skopar makes me :)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6158/6245858370_4a73b6ec03_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/6245858370/)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-11-2011
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,114
Posted By pobe
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6094/6235474402_6e5...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6094/6235474402_6e5059bb9c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/6235474402/)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,150
Posted By pobe
I think that Leica Norway did it for free?

I think that Leica Norway did it for free?
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-10-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 7,212
Posted By pobe
I'd love to have an M9 but even if I did my M4...

I'd love to have an M9 but even if I did my M4 would probably get some regular exercise. I've fallen in love with the process of film and working in the darkroom. The tactility, the smells...

I've...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2011
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,640
Posted By pobe
I decided to try a couple of bricks just because...

I decided to try a couple of bricks just because it's cheap. It scratches way too easy but other than that it's sort of OK. I'd rather have a brick of HP5+ or Tri-X though...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2011
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,640
Posted By pobe
Back from CLA, we're leaving for a few days in...

Back from CLA, we're leaving for a few days in Berlin together tomorrow. :)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6141/6207216703_4ff3e71ab4_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/6207216703/)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-12-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
My M4 is away getting serviced, these were taken...

My M4 is away getting serviced, these were taken with my dad's old Ricoh KR-5.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6078/6141428382_8108c6a78f_z.jpg...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-10-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 13,758
Posted By pobe
I did think about resale value when I bought the...

I did think about resale value when I bought the Canon P I had for a few months - thinking that I might want to go for a Leica. But I couldn't care less about the resale value of my M4 - this one is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2011
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,114
Posted By pobe
I was walking around with my M4 at a friend's...

I was walking around with my M4 at a friend's wedding, going "snick" every now and then, when I suddenly heard a "ka-chak-a-chak-a-chak-a-chak-a-chak"......
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-28-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 9,978
Posted By pobe
If I've understood correctly, multisample reads...

If I've understood correctly, multisample reads the same pixel multiple times and does some kind of average - useful for eliminating noise and such. Multiexposure would be combining two (or more, I...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-28-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 9,978
Posted By pobe
I think VueScan can do both multisample and...

I think VueScan can do both multisample and combine bracketed exposures?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2011
Replies: 3,331
Views: 574,854
Posted By pobe
"Girls on this side, boys on...

"Girls on this side, boys on that"

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6063/6076311354_e8ea2ac6d7_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/6076311354/)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
It's about time for another one - here's the...

It's about time for another one - here's the local "spelmanslag" playing at a service in the church where I work.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6198/6076311626_62b68dd439_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-18-2011
Replies: 526
Views: 180,570
Posted By pobe
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6020/5995034366_a50...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6020/5995034366_a50dd07974_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5995034366/)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-16-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,894
Posted By pobe
That would be a solution. But I'm saving up for...

That would be a solution. But I'm saving up for something more... illustrious ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-16-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,894
Posted By pobe
Well, I've had it on for about a week and it does...

Well, I've had it on for about a week and it does have a tendency to fall off when the camera is going in and out of bags. Usually it just slides toward the body and putting it on is quite easy. It's...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-12-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 7,759
Posted By pobe
I've had a similiar issue with my M4, on some...

I've had a similiar issue with my M4, on some pictures taken with bright sun from the side just as Chris described. Not only from the right though...

I'm planning on a CLA for it soon.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-10-2011
Replies: 134
Views: 33,680
Posted By pobe
Tack så mycket :) Right now I'm out of paper,...

Tack så mycket :)

Right now I'm out of paper, but I can't wait to get back into the darkroom...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-09-2011
Replies: 134
Views: 33,680
Posted By pobe
Love to help when I can :)

Love to help when I can :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-09-2011
Replies: 134
Views: 33,680
Posted By pobe
I've done some printing, all with caffenol...

I've done some printing, all with caffenol developed film. I've only done a few prints with film developed in something else, so I can't really compare it - but it seems to work great. I've got some...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-03-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,894
Posted By pobe
I've got a cable tie on my Jupiter 8 right now....

I've got a cable tie on my Jupiter 8 right now. I've heard about it before but this thread inspired me to try it :)

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6009/6005316592_fb1dcf8e79.jpg...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-02-2011
Replies: 134
Views: 33,680
Posted By pobe
Here's some 35mm HP5+ sort of at 1600,...

Here's some 35mm HP5+ sort of at 1600, Caffenol-C-L semi-stand, 75 minutes:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6124/5994989750_352216a00c_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
Peter, I like your stuff a lot. It's very...

Peter, I like your stuff a lot. It's very different from what I do - but I like it! :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
Here's another one - this one taken at a concert...

Here's another one - this one taken at a concert with my evil DSLR...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6001/5997461176_2e254e0fc2_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5997461176/)
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-25-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,296
Posted By pobe
I rarely use the rangefinder for focus with my CV...

I rarely use the rangefinder for focus with my CV 21/4 - the DOF is huge :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-22-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
To keep the thread running, here's one of the few...

To keep the thread running, here's one of the few times I've used the self-timer. I'm the one with the fiddle, my dad's playing guitar and the drummer is my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-20-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
Thanks! Love the photos, everyone - keep 'em...

Thanks! Love the photos, everyone - keep 'em coming. I'll have to dig up some more as well...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,732
Posted By pobe
Fiddlers

A few pictures of swedish fiddlers, enjoying the great tradition of "buskspel" - informal playing of traditional music in a strange mix of old friends and total strangers. (Mostly fiddles, a couple...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-13-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 6,668
Posted By pobe
These are from the CV 21/4, LTM version with...

These are from the CV 21/4, LTM version with adapter. I use it all the time on my M4!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3169/5789827662_733bdd6212_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-09-2011
Replies: 3,331
Views: 574,854
Posted By pobe
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2729/5814248635_29a...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2729/5814248635_29a8a2164c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5814248635/)
Friends forever (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5814248635/) by pobe...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-09-2011
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,114
Posted By pobe
A more sneaky shooter... I kind of messed up the...

A more sneaky shooter... I kind of messed up the loading of this reel, there is a crease in the film just around the strap of his bag. Messed around with it a little bit but you can still see...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-07-2011
Replies: 258
Views: 69,412
Posted By pobe
I finally got my own :) It sure is an amazing...

I finally got my own :) It sure is an amazing little lens.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3048/5799245507_33f8e85568.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5799245507/)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2011
Replies: 4,648
Views: 1,321,174
Posted By pobe
Here's my dad - and my brother in the...

Here's my dad - and my brother in the background... M4, Jupiter 8, Tri-X in caffenol.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2706/5792932150_d2635f2a9d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5792932150/)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-02-2011
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,114
Posted By pobe
It was more like rainy 5.6... :)

It was more like rainy 5.6... :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-02-2011
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,114
Posted By pobe
Shooting myself...

Shooting myself (ouch!)

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3246/5789973112_e2e0dffd40_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5789973112/)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-20-2011
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,640
Posted By pobe
The camera has been shown here before but I got...

The camera has been shown here before but I got the lens & finder today :)

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3637/5739448447_77cc913070_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5739448447/)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2011
Replies: 94
Views: 8,346
Posted By pobe
(parts of this story have been told in other...

(parts of this story have been told in other threads)

I got started on a Pentax DSLR, using mostly old prime lenses. I've never really liked autofocus and rarely need it, and those old chunks of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-18-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 2,570
Posted By pobe
Hanging here (mostly reading, not many posts...

Hanging here (mostly reading, not many posts under my belt yet...) made me buy an M4. I totally love it, my wife wasn't quite as convinced. Until she saw the prints :D

Seriously great place, I check...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-17-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,524
Posted By pobe
I've done both ASA 100 and 400 without potassium...

I've done both ASA 100 and 400 without potassium bromide. 400 was quite fogged but sort of printable (enlarger, I don't have a scanner). It gets a lot better with it though!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By pobe
A Canon body, right? Looks a lot like the P I...

A Canon body, right? Looks a lot like the P I had...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-23-2011
Replies: 258
Views: 69,412
Posted By pobe
I borrowed this lens from a friend to try a 21mm...

I borrowed this lens from a friend to try a 21mm - it was great fun. This is the only scan from it (a dusty print):

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5291/5492689428_3b4edc7689_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2011
Replies: 1,407
Views: 346,114
Posted By pobe
Scanned print. Lucky film - cheap chinese stuff,...

Scanned print. Lucky film - cheap chinese stuff, can't really recommend it... A friend of mine, taking this picture...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 3,565
Posted By pobe
M4. I've only had it since early february but I'm...

M4. I've only had it since early february but I'm totally in love :)
It's the perfect M for me, I kind of enjoy not having a meter in it. I've also fallen in love with the darkroom, so if someone...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2011
Replies: 281
Views: 30,613
Posted By pobe
This was fun! M4, 1272625 (through RFF...

This was fun!

M4, 1272625 (through RFF classifieds), pobe (Pontus), Uppsala, Sweden

My latest picture of it:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5261/5621048943_e7144301a1_z.jpg...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2011
Replies: 251
Views: 36,474
Posted By pobe
I just discovered http://sendtoreader.com/ - a...

I just discovered http://sendtoreader.com/ - a great way to read online articles :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-01-2011
Replies: 251
Views: 36,474
Posted By pobe
I did get one a couple of weeks ago and I totally...

I did get one a couple of weeks ago and I totally love it. Reading books like crazy! :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-06-2011
Replies: 251
Views: 36,474
Posted By pobe
I've been thinking about getting one. Some people...

I've been thinking about getting one. Some people say I should get an iPad instead, but I really just want it for reading books so I think the Kindle will be better for me. I love reading and usually...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-24-2011
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,640
Posted By pobe
I've got a Jupiter 8 50/2. A quite nice sample,...

I've got a Jupiter 8 50/2. A quite nice sample, but I think I'll get something better in the long run. Next lens will probably be something wide though, right now I'm using a borrowed Voigtländer...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-23-2011
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,640
Posted By pobe
Luna Pro S - but I think that's the same thing,...

Luna Pro S - but I think that's the same thing, just a different name? This one does take modern silver oxide batteries though.

Oh, and here's another closeup to stay on topic...
Forum: Film vs Digital 02-22-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,947
Posted By pobe
I've heard quite a few people doing this, so I...

I've heard quite a few people doing this, so I decided to skip the digital step and go right to a film M :)
Forum: RFF Polls 02-21-2011
Replies: 183
Views: 20,054
Posted By pobe
I used to have one when I was really young, then...

I used to have one when I was really young, then I guess it broke or got lost and I never really got back to it. Saw this thread pop up a couple of times and thought "hey, perhaps I should get one...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2011
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,640
Posted By pobe
Finally got the LTM adapter last week, so now I'm...

Finally got the LTM adapter last week, so now I'm rolling...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5255/5461973891_7dcc9e3d2c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5461973891/)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By pobe
I just developed a roll of TMax 400, being...

I just developed a roll of TMax 400, being careful with the temperature, adding the coffee last and also using some potassium bromide (0.5 g for 250 ml water). 15 minutes - the negs are a bit thin...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-16-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By pobe
Thanks everyone! I actually don't know who the...

Thanks everyone! I actually don't know who the people in the lower picture are yet, but the one on top is my grandmother, father and aunt. Just north of Stockholm, I'll have to ask about that car...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-16-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By pobe
I can of course take pictures of the prints with...

I can of course take pictures of the prints with my dslr :)

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5099/5450401791_2ed55e0677_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5450401791/)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-16-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By pobe
No scans, might do that later on. I don't have a...

No scans, might do that later on. I don't have a scanner at home, but I work in a camera club darkroom and we do have a scanner there as well.
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-16-2011
Replies: 79
Views: 23,082
Posted By pobe
I thought this was the fastest way:...

I thought this was the fastest way: http://web.aanet.com.au/bayling/repair.html :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-16-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By pobe
Spent last night printing old negs

Last week I visited my dad and stepmother since it was her birthday. I've just gotten started with wet printing and brought a couple of pictures, one of her and one of my one year old son. My...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-11-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 2,700
Posted By pobe
Ok. Thanks anyway :)

Ok. Thanks anyway :)
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-11-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 2,700
Posted By pobe
Yep. Sick and tired of wading through the threads...

Yep. Sick and tired of wading through the threads on that camera. I actually thought it was quite cool at first, now I think I'll smash the first one I see... :bang:
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-10-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 2,700
Posted By pobe
Can I hide part of the forums?

Is it possible to hide certain forums so they won't show up in "New Posts"? I've looked around but can't seem to find anything.

Thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2011
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,640
Posted By pobe
My M4 is a bit naked - I'm still waiting for the...

My M4 is a bit naked - I'm still waiting for the ltm adapter to arrive before I can shoot it.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5053/5424328101_c2b56d7fec.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 3,453
Posted By pobe
For me it was sort of the other way around -...

For me it was sort of the other way around - shooting only primes on my dslr was one of the things that got me into rangefinders... :-)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-06-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By pobe
Woohooo! It got here...

Woohooo! It got here early!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5013/5424471178_40aebbc340.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5424471178/)

Now I just hope that the LTM adapter I've ordered gets here...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-06-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By pobe
Waiting for my M4

Well, I think I'm going to have trouble sleeping tonight, the M4 is at my local post office and should be delivered tomorrow...

Ever since I first tried a rangefinder I've been thinking about...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-02-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 6,230
Posted By pobe
It's not on your list, but I recently bought a...

It's not on your list, but I recently bought a Gossen Luna Pro S through the classifieds. It uses regular silver batteries, not the mercury ones - and I really like it. It's large enough to feel...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,054
Posted By pobe
I'm waiting for mine... *excited*

I'm waiting for mine... *excited*
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-17-2011
Replies: 481
Views: 76,316
Posted By pobe
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5209/5363665898_fde...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5209/5363665898_fde179101a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5363665898/)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-17-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 6,015
Posted By pobe
Since I got a rangefinder I only use my DSLR...

Since I got a rangefinder I only use my DSLR because it's digital. I don't like viewing through the lens - I know it has its advantages but I just don't like it anymore. I want a sharp bright...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2011
Replies: 227
Views: 27,993
Posted By pobe
Arlen, I love the first one under water! Here's a...

Arlen, I love the first one under water! Here's a picture of my Ruben, he just turned one (evil dslr picture)

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1101/5157984027_dc7a92cfdc_z.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-14-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By pobe
Thanks! I have tried different ways to scan...

Thanks!

I have tried different ways to scan these, some of the pictures look OK but most of them are really bad - it's the negs. I just ordered some potassium bromide so I'll give it a go with...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By pobe
Can't remember where I found the instructions,...

Can't remember where I found the instructions, but I've "always" done it this way (about 20 rolls total) and it has worked fine expect for this particular roll/film. Haven't tried any more TMax 400 -...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By pobe
Good question... The weirdness of developing in...

Good question... The weirdness of developing in coffee? :) I've actually gotten quite good results with other (slower) films, only done one roll of TMax 400 so far. I'll probably get a proper...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By pobe
Yes, exposed at 400. But perhaps stand with some...

Yes, exposed at 400. But perhaps stand with some KBr is the way to go with TMax...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By pobe
27g soda, 20g coffee, 9g vit c in 500ml water....

27g soda, 20g coffee, 9g vit c in 500ml water. First soda, then coffee, then vit c (waiting until the first was dissolved) Started probably about 5 minutes after mixing - agitating the first minute...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By pobe
TMax 400 in Caffenol-C - what did I do wrong?

This is from a roll of TMax 400 I developed in Caffenol-C. One of my first rolls and something went very wrong... Any ideas on what might have caused this? The reason I ask is that I have a brick of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-13-2011
Replies: 1,016
Views: 156,584
Posted By pobe
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5285/5352072636_467...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5285/5352072636_467634645e_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5352072636/)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-13-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By pobe
That sounds likelier indeed. I'm new to this!...

That sounds likelier indeed. I'm new to this! :)

I have done CLA on a couple of lenses myself, but I guess this is different and I'll have to find a shop?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-13-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By pobe
Shutter bounce caused by cold???

So, I'm having some trouble with my Canon P... I've been getting some shutter bounce on fast speeds (typically 1/250 or faster, but sometimes as 1/125) - but it doesn't seem to be regular at...
Forum: Off Topic 01-05-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By pobe
Details are up now:...

Details are up now: http://www.stevehuffphoto.com/2011/01/05/the-great-leica-m9-give-away-contest-has-begun-enter-now/
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By pobe
I feel a bit stupid now... Of course the...

I feel a bit stupid now... Of course the viewfinder is dimmer in the FED. I was just comparing the RF patch, when I looked again it was obvious. :-P

Perhaps I'll try the gel thing, I do have a...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By pobe
Hm.. I've read about the gel fix but haven't...

Hm.. I've read about the gel fix but haven't tried it. I was basically wondering if the P should be close to the FED in brightness, perhaps I'll get it cleaned and see if it improves.

Don't mention...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By pobe
Rangefinder brightness (Canon P)

The rangefinder patch in my P isn't overly bright and a bit hard to see in low light and indoors. I've been thinking about getting it cleaned, not sure if this is something I can do myself or should...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,598
Posted By pobe
I'm going to use my dslr less and shoot more film...

I'm going to use my dslr less and shoot more film with my rangefinder...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2011
Replies: 147
Views: 15,570
Posted By pobe
I only have one film body I use, my Canon P....

I only have one film body I use, my Canon P. Right now it's loaded with cheap Lucky SHD100, usually it's Tri-X. Been thinking about getting a meter and shooting some slides, though...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2010
Replies: 80
Views: 6,266
Posted By pobe
I've been shooting a lot of digital with my...

I've been shooting a lot of digital with my Pentax K200D... I got into film and developing b&w this spring with a Pentax MX - but the most fun I've had has been getting into rangefinders with my...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-21-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,184
Posted By pobe
I found some cheap "braided leather" at my local...

I found some cheap "braided leather" at my local craft store yesterday, it was the perfect strap for my P! :)

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5209/5280916898_7437c0365b_z.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2010
Replies: 5,596
Views: 982,903
Posted By pobe
I've had my morning coffee in this cup almost...

I've had my morning coffee in this cup almost every day for about ten years... The camera has only been in my hands for a couple of months, but I enjoy them both....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-21-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,184
Posted By pobe
I'm another Pentax guy who got a Canon P recently...

I'm another Pentax guy who got a Canon P recently after trying a FSU... :-) It's a lovely camera! I also get the weird sound on slow speeds but it works great.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-19-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 4,562
Posted By pobe
I had an MX for a while, great camera. Sold it...

I had an MX for a while, great camera. Sold it when I got my Canon P, now I'm all rangefinder for the film. Still use a Pentax DSLR though, so I kept the lenses... The SMC-M 50/1.7 is a great lens...
Forum: Travel 12-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,751
Posted By pobe
...and get in touch if you want a cup of coffee...

...and get in touch if you want a cup of coffee in Uppsala... :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By pobe
I adjusted the rangefinder on my Canon P, it's...

I adjusted the rangefinder on my Canon P, it's really simple. There are threads about it here, and you can probably find it on a few other sites as well - but the procedure is easy. Vertical...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-03-2010
Replies: 204
Views: 32,363
Posted By pobe
I got a Canon P that needed some rangefinder...

I got a Canon P that needed some rangefinder adjustment, it was easy to fix. Otherwise it worked perfect.
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-01-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 9,413
Posted By pobe
I currently work as a music teacher at a school....

I currently work as a music teacher at a school. Today a kid looked at my Canon P and said "Is that a REAL camera? Cool!". :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2010
Replies: 481
Views: 76,316
Posted By pobe
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5006/5218512847_941...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5006/5218512847_941911ce58_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5218512847/)
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-24-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 9,413
Posted By pobe
I'm closing in on 30, do I still count as being...

I'm closing in on 30, do I still count as being young? Anyway, while I still shoot digital I love using film. Partly because I like to use old cameras, but it's also about the smell of chemicals, the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2010
Replies: 216
Views: 26,418
Posted By pobe
I've already posted this in my Canon P thread,...

I've already posted this in my Canon P thread, but here's my little love.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4148/5120076997_694ddc7bfd.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5120076997/)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-20-2010
Replies: 116
Views: 10,542
Posted By pobe
Great thread with nice pictures! I'm more...

Great thread with nice pictures! I'm more obsessed with fly fishing (and fly tying) than photography. Just gotten into rangefinders - so no fish pictures yet. And it'll probably be months until I get...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-31-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 4,275
Posted By pobe
I've already posted this in my P thread, but...

I've already posted this in my P thread, but here's my little love...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4148/5120076997_694ddc7bfd.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5120076997/)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-27-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,163
Posted By pobe
Well, I got a Jupiter 8... This is one beautiful...

Well, I got a Jupiter 8... This is one beautiful camera!

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4148/5120076997_694ddc7bfd.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5120076997/)

I have to get some scans done!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-24-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,163
Posted By pobe
Went out and enjoyed the camera today. Feels...

Went out and enjoyed the camera today. Feels great, so much nicer than an SLR... The roll is developing as I type! :D
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-23-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,163
Posted By pobe
The lens is on right now, it's loaded with...

The lens is on right now, it's loaded with film... Going to take it out for a walk tomorrow!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-21-2010
Replies: 134
Views: 33,680
Posted By pobe
I've just gotten started with film and only...

I've just gotten started with film and only developed in Caffenol-C so far - no "real" developer at all yet. :) Quite nice results being my first go at it, some of the rolls have been a bit thin...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-20-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,163
Posted By pobe
It's here!...

It's here! :D

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1204/5100142124_c3db7b2795.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobe/5100142124/)

The shutter has a few wrinkles, but I think it looks quite nice - I've...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-17-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By pobe
I've just gotten started and I can just tell you...

I've just gotten started and I can just tell you that it's way easier than I thought it would be. :)

There are some good videos on YouTube that might help you, just search for "developing black...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,163
Posted By pobe
It's just a body coming, but I've got an Industar...

It's just a body coming, but I've got an Industar 61 L/D I can use (I just hope the focusing will be OK). And I know a place where I can get a Jupiter 8 for a good price... GAS is kicking in... :-)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-16-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,163
Posted By pobe
A P is coming my way...

I've been trying some RF with a FSU FED 5. Nice experience, but it's not exactly small. I decided I needed something more compact and perhaps a bit more reliable, but I'm not ready (or able) to pay...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-20-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By pobe
It is a bit large for my taste actually, but I...

It is a bit large for my taste actually, but I really like using a rangefinder camera compared to my SLRs. Sure, the SLR has advantages in some areas, but I almost exclusive use primes in the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-17-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By pobe
The adapter is locked into place by a small...

The adapter is locked into place by a small spring. You can see it right next to the orange dot on your picture. Push that with your fingernail (toward the center) and turn the adapter...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,387
Posted By pobe
If it gets people to take the kit zoom off their...

If it gets people to take the kit zoom off their camera and start using primes - it's a very very good thing! :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,387
Posted By pobe
And the mount is plastic. But I guess the twenty...

And the mount is plastic. But I guess the twenty colors make up for that?

I'm a Pentax guy and love their small primes, but this just feels like a bad joke.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-09-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By pobe
I shot a roll of Tri-X yesterday, mostly...

I shot a roll of Tri-X yesterday, mostly guesstimating exposure and it came out pretty nice! The shutter doesn't seem to work properly at 1/500, I got an overexposed edge on some of the pictures. Of...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-07-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By pobe
Yep, it came with the Industar 61L/D. I have...

Yep, it came with the Industar 61L/D. I have heard it's quite a nice lens...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-07-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By pobe
Just got my first rangefinder - a FED 5

Hi everyone!

I've been lurking here for a while, reading interesting discussions and looking at great pictures. For quite some time I've been thinking about getting into rangefinders, since I love...
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