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Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-22-2008
Replies: 92
Views: 27,379
Posted By Little Prince
I have bought an Ikonta from him in the past (not...

I have bought an Ikonta from him in the past (not a Super Ikonta) and have been completely satisfied. It was a fine looking specimen and produced fine pictures. That camera is no longer with me,...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 05-14-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,692
Posted By Little Prince
Gotta keep the 40-C. It is a great length and...

Gotta keep the 40-C. It is a great length and matches framelines. The equivalent Rokkor might be easier to fit with a filter or hood though. This is now my only remaining 35mm camera/lens combo.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-14-2008
Replies: 202
Views: 50,878
Posted By Little Prince
Well, that may all be very true, but I'll bet my...

Well, that may all be very true, but I'll bet my bottom dollar the price won't be right! At least not for that combination. There will certainly be some people who would be all right no matter the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-04-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By Little Prince
Spring cleaning thread: giveaways

Is it a good idea to have a thread for people to list whatever stuff they find when they're spring cleaning (in whatever season)? The intention would be to give away the stuff they didn't want, in...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-25-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,655
Posted By Little Prince
Been a long time since I posted here.. but it's...

Been a long time since I posted here.. but it's good to see Joe go back to the CLE. We humans tend to zoomorphise a little too much, but that is one endearing little camera. Even when I'm simply not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 2,728
Posted By Little Prince
Hey, I'm also a little confused. Didn't go...

Hey, I'm also a little confused. Didn't go through all the posts above, but if you have a D50, why don't you just use that for your longer lens needs? Why do you feel the need to get an F4?

I'm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By Little Prince
Don't have any experience with the other cameras...

Don't have any experience with the other cameras you're talking about, but I do have a CLE and really like it.

Agreed that the manual mode is not convenient without metering, but if you want it as a...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-19-2007
Replies: 271
Views: 35,672
Posted By Little Prince
28 here. I note that DMR is still trying to...

28 here. I note that DMR is still trying to remain mysterious :).
Forum: Nikon RF 09-19-2007
Replies: 56
Views: 6,542
Posted By Little Prince
Fact or fiction, this is the last thing I needed...

Fact or fiction, this is the last thing I needed to see!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,068
Posted By Little Prince
Hmm.. would an Ikonta 6x6 generate any interest...

Hmm.. would an Ikonta 6x6 generate any interest here? I'm thinking of putting mine on the classifieds. I got it from Juergen Kreckel and it is in practically the same shape as I when I got it. I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-18-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By Little Prince
I'm poking my head in too!

Yeah, like xcapekey I've been out of the loop for a long long time. Not been practicing the craft either :o. Just returning here makes me want to, but life has been busy.

I've been busy for about a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-18-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By Little Prince
I have had a long absence too but for various...

I have had a long absence too but for various other reasons. Was just wondering how to say hi when I saw your thread. I'll go do the same now.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-25-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By Little Prince
Darkroom access

Hi folks,

I'm posting here after a very long gap during which nothing much has happened, photographically-speaking. I'm now moving out of state and hence the post.

So far, I've used my graduate...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 1,927
Posted By Little Prince
The picture of the man in the hat has to be a...

The picture of the man in the hat has to be a classic joe shot. If you spend some time here you're bound to come across that picture and you won't forget it!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-14-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By Little Prince
What about washing machines that say 'do not put...

What about washing machines that say 'do not put children inside' ?!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-14-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Little Prince
B J Bignell, were you not on some tour or...

B J Bignell, were you not on some tour or something? How'd it go?

Sorry for being OT.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-14-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By Little Prince
Been away from RFF for a few days now, only to...

Been away from RFF for a few days now, only to return and find ... what?!

He He,.. I have enjoyed catching up on this thread. What funny exercises people can come up with to amuse themselves! It's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-10-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 2,826
Posted By Little Prince
I may try to shoot my friend's doggy in the park....

I may try to shoot my friend's doggy in the park. Maybe I'll use the Ikonta. Why do I keep coming up with things that are bound to drive me nuts?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-01-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Little Prince
Nice photos Tom. I've said it before and I'll say...

Nice photos Tom. I've said it before and I'll say it again... I like that place!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-01-2006
Replies: 77
Views: 2,359
Posted By Little Prince
Gene, Go easy on yourself and keep in touch.

Gene,
Go easy on yourself and keep in touch.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-27-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 2,572
Posted By Little Prince
I have a reprint of the manual too. But I doubt...

I have a reprint of the manual too. But I doubt that is what you want.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-27-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 1,680
Posted By Little Prince
I don't feel like concurring on this one....

I don't feel like concurring on this one. Honestly, I would have only had one M camera and one Barnack representing their groups in the original poll. Well maybe that's a little extreme considering...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2006
Replies: 79
Views: 5,529
Posted By Little Prince
Overwhelmed by all the posts to read about it...

Overwhelmed by all the posts to read about it entirely. But hey I don't know, it looks kinda all right. I must look it up tomorrow when I have more energy. Anyway I'm not buying a digital camera...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By Little Prince
Dave, I pounced on the same offer and received my...

Dave, I pounced on the same offer and received my first copy before Feb. Don't remember exactly when but it was certainly in Jan.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-21-2006
Replies: 85
Views: 4,084
Posted By Little Prince
I was going to say CLE too (and/or CL).

I was going to say CLE too (and/or CL).
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-20-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 2,032
Posted By Little Prince
You *may* be able to score an older Fuji RF (6x7...

You *may* be able to score an older Fuji RF (6x7 or 6x9) with normal lens or one of the fixed-lens Fuji RFs (again 6x7 or 6x9) for less than $500. The owners of these cameras vouch for their...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2006
Replies: 60
Views: 4,777
Posted By Little Prince
Rich, this might be a stupid question, but I just...

Rich, this might be a stupid question, but I just saw that picture and I wondered if it was handheld.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-17-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By Little Prince
Yeah I guess it didn't come out right when you...

Yeah I guess it didn't come out right when you were talking about percentages. Also using smaller apertures allows you to fine tune your exposure by doing more test strips near your correct exposure.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-16-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By Little Prince
I may be wrong, but is this person actually...

I may be wrong, but is this person actually selling a J-9 for...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-16-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By Little Prince
Sorry for being so pedantic, but it's "rhona45th"...

Sorry for being so pedantic, but it's "rhona45th" not "rhonda45th" :). I find it hard to ignore factual inaccuracies, it is like an OCD! Nothing important, and of course no connection with the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-16-2006
Replies: 40
Views: 5,036
Posted By Little Prince
Andy, I've been following your travails with the...

Andy, I've been following your travails with the CLE recently. Unfortunatey I didn't have anything useful to contribute, but I'm certainly bookmarking Kelly Camera of Mesa, AZ. A good possibility for...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-13-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By Little Prince
That's righ Jin. Same feeling here. I don't...

That's righ Jin. Same feeling here. I don't develop often at all, so I need something that stores well too. After having chucked that bottle out and consulting with folks here, I decided to go with a...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-13-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By Little Prince
I recently reported bad developer too. My FX-39...

I recently reported bad developer too. My FX-39 went bad in less than 2 months. Can't be sure exactly how long as I hadn't checked for a few weeks. I hate to throw away that much concentrate too, but...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-13-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 2,726
Posted By Little Prince
Not that it's a bad thing, but with the F-5XB...

Not that it's a bad thing, but with the F-5XB (never figured out where the hyphen goes.. f5-xb or f-5xb?) you're in 'man purse' territory :D. Let me hastily add an IMHO.

If you go for the F-803 or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-12-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By Little Prince
Uh.. sorry. I'm not sure Joel has them. It was...

Uh.. sorry. I'm not sure Joel has them. It was the other guy who did. Don't want to pass any incorrect information.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-12-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By Little Prince
I can echo that lens release problem Keith. It...

I can echo that lens release problem Keith. It bothers me too sometimes. As Joe and Keith have said, it is very hard to find and I vaguely remember watching one on the bay go for well over $100.

I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By Little Prince
Wow. That will take a courageous buyer.

Wow. That will take a courageous buyer.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-10-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,603
Posted By Little Prince
Actually I don't know if I need one at all. But...

Actually I don't know if I need one at all. But it kinda makes sense to me anyway so I think I'll get one. Now you guys have given me a lot of names to research and I have done so. Still, let me...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-09-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,889
Posted By Little Prince
Did they make a 50th Jahre? I hope they did. I'm...

Did they make a 50th Jahre? I hope they did. I'm saving up.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-09-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 1,603
Posted By Little Prince
OT: your favorite M42 SLRs

Sorry for this infringement on the understanding at RFF. But since this is my favorite place to ask photo-related questions (not just RF), I'll take the liberty.

I may want to get an M42 SLR for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-06-2006
Replies: 70
Views: 2,815
Posted By Little Prince
I'm with Enochroot on this. All the arguments...

I'm with Enochroot on this. All the arguments describing how Paypal serves the seller with convenience and speed apply to the buyer too. It takes the buyer shorter time and is just as convenient to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-06-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By Little Prince
I have found this interesting and have wanted to...

I have found this interesting and have wanted to try it, but it is expensive. The least you can spend (smallest available package) is $105 (US) !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-06-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By Little Prince
Methyl alcohol is extremely toxic.

Methyl alcohol is extremely toxic.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-04-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,121
Posted By Little Prince
Hmm... something going on here. I've been...

Hmm... something going on here. I've been afflicted lately too. Denying that I've been eyeing Contarexes and more so Contarex lenses is no use. But then I happened to read Henry Scherer's information...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-03-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 2,552
Posted By Little Prince
A teacher of mine once remarked that the reading...

A teacher of mine once remarked that the reading preferences of men and women were rather different when it came to the author's writing styles. I believe this is also reflected in the writng of men...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-02-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By Little Prince
Hmm... I read as much online, but wanted to check...

Hmm... I read as much online, but wanted to check because I wasn't sure. If the manual says so, then that decides it. No 110mm for me.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-02-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Little Prince
Before I put a big SLR 28 on the RF (and spend...

Before I put a big SLR 28 on the RF (and spend that extra money on an adaptor), I would buy VInce's 28 Nikkor.

There is another 28/3.5 Nikkor (black I think) on the bay right now with a BIN of $495....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-02-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By Little Prince
OT: Rollei slide projection lens coverage

Anyone know if the Rollei Heidosmat 110/2.8 projection lens will cover 6x6? There's one on the bay that I want (it it will cover the size). I'm sure there are people here that have experience with...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-02-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 4,004
Posted By Little Prince
I subscribe to Lenswork since very recently....

I subscribe to Lenswork since very recently. Received one issue so far. But I'd been checking it out at the bookstore often even before and like it a lot.

As others said, the B&W found in Borders...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By Little Prince
Many of those shots are really good and I can't...

Many of those shots are really good and I can't comment on all of them, but 'Montmartre stairs' caught my eye immediately. It looks like it's out of an old painting. I like it a lot.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Little Prince
Here's the link I got from doing a google search...

Here's the link I got from doing a google search on 'dust off' (2nd link):

http://www.hoax-slayer.com/dust-off-warning.html

I didn't do any further research on the story or any of it and am just...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Little Prince
Dangers of Dust-off

I came across some online write-ups about the severe biohazard posed by compressed gases like 'dust-off' while researching the use of an inert gas to protect developers from oxidation.

Apparently,...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-31-2006
Replies: 96
Views: 4,964
Posted By Little Prince
Cool. Time to terrorize the streetfolk with that...

Cool. Time to terrorize the streetfolk with that Biogon.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-29-2006
Replies: 156
Views: 9,056
Posted By Little Prince
The fingers were fast, but the mind wanted to...

The fingers were fast, but the mind wanted to ramble. :D
James said it.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-29-2006
Replies: 156
Views: 9,056
Posted By Little Prince
'costly rangefiner' :D :angel: that is...

'costly rangefiner' :D :angel:

that is cracking me up.

Maybe 'coupled rangefinder', as in being distinct from scale focus cameras and direct view cameras. Usually that's what CRF stands for,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-29-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Little Prince
Rule #6 makes me wonder how you got inside....

Rule #6 makes me wonder how you got inside. ;)

So were you feeling defiant or combative? What would you have done if some security guy actually walked up to you and started hollering? Did you have a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-27-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 963
Posted By Little Prince
A lot of it is in the mind. Though the physical...

A lot of it is in the mind. Though the physical sizes and configurtions of most RFs and SLRs may vary by only an inch or so, many users (like me) feel less inhibited pulling an RF to the eye as...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-27-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 2,066
Posted By Little Prince
50 years Goardhead! That's something. Anyway, I...

50 years Goardhead! That's something.

Anyway, I want to say how much I'm thrilled when the print emergers in that almost-darkness. Magical is the only word. Good thread.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-27-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 1,588
Posted By Little Prince
Hey! I second that. Contact sheets and slides on...

Hey! I second that. Contact sheets and slides on lightbox are fun.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-26-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Little Prince
Agree with FrankS though it's not my place to say...

Agree with FrankS though it's not my place to say so. You know, if you think about it, it's really not that hard to just ignore what you don't like (so long as it doesn't affect you). I mean people...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-26-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By Little Prince
Yup. That green grass thing is bad. Start saying...

Yup. That green grass thing is bad. Start saying your prayers.

I've been sick on and off too. But as I have the CLE which I see as the little brother of the ZI, I figure I can bite my lip and bide...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-26-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 2,522
Posted By Little Prince
I have long been impressed by the ONE and thought...

I have long been impressed by the ONE and thought about finding one. I think it's a very handsome camera too. Not on the cards anytime soon though.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-25-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,418
Posted By Little Prince
Stupid me! NZ dollars make it look more along the...

Stupid me! NZ dollars make it look more along the expected line of things.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-25-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,418
Posted By Little Prince
I have ruminated over buying one of these for a...

I have ruminated over buying one of these for a long while and always chickened out 'coz I don't really need one. But I can remark that the price seems rather high considering what I've seen on good...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,547
Posted By Little Prince
Wow! That calls for guts. Anyone have a link to...

Wow! That calls for guts. Anyone have a link to how this began?
Forum: RFF Polls 01-24-2006
Replies: 117
Views: 4,430
Posted By Little Prince
Initially I was thinking 'yes, for members only'....

Initially I was thinking 'yes, for members only'. But now, after reading the thoughts of some (Ray, Brett, Fred, Joe, flashover etc..) I feel their arguments are impressive. So I'm going to vote NO.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-22-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 2,356
Posted By Little Prince
I've been reading all this stuff and absorbing...

I've been reading all this stuff and absorbing your comments. I believe it's not possible to be scientific in choice of developer and film because of the amount of subjectivity involved in it. Some...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-22-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 2,526
Posted By Little Prince
They are good enough to look at. Just becaus...

They are good enough to look at. Just becaus something isn't original it doesn't become wrong or unworthy of appreciation. You could argue that nothing is original.

RML, that sunset picture is quite...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-22-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 2,356
Posted By Little Prince
I understand that there is a compromise and that...

I understand that there is a compromise and that nothing might be considered 'standard'. But such as it is, I would prefer to use what are thought to be standard developers for now since I am not...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 2,356
Posted By Little Prince
Great. I've read some good things about HC-110....

Great. I've read some good things about HC-110. Is it available powdered?

(for a while there, I'd begun to think I was on the ignore list of most people...)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-21-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 4,263
Posted By Little Prince
Bridge at bottom of Grand Canyon.

Bridge at bottom of Grand Canyon.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2006
Replies: 48
Views: 2,140
Posted By Little Prince
Just kidding you Sergio, but I think many cameras...

Just kidding you Sergio, but I think many cameras these days come with some Silicon inside so they'll be fungus free ! :D :angel:
(the proper term will be silica gel, but we got your point)

Mine...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-21-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 2,356
Posted By Little Prince
Developer shelf life

Can someone recommend me a general purpose developer (ie., not speed increasing or acutance or anything that compromises one parameter for another) with a long shelf life?

I've been using the D76 I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-20-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By Little Prince
That is one cool image. If my scanner did that,...

That is one cool image. If my scanner did that, I'd take it over all my regular images :).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-20-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By Little Prince
Happy birthday Doug ! Ray's comment reminds me...

Happy birthday Doug !

Ray's comment reminds me that I need to look at the galleries more. So my new plan is that if it's someone's birthday, I'll be sure to check out his/her gallery that day.

That...
Forum: Other RF 01-19-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,275
Posted By Little Prince
Glad to hear no major injury occured, but are you...

Glad to hear no major injury occured, but are you sure it didn't? If you haven't I urge you to get yourself examined. Similar to Bobofish (but to a MUCH smaller extent), I suffered a minor injury to...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-19-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By Little Prince
Hey those are very crisp shots. I like them. Now...

Hey those are very crisp shots. I like them. Now what is an 80A, I never got around to memorizing the filter designations. Just been calling it orange or warming or whatever.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-19-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Little Prince
That's a timely bit of coincidence :). I guessed...

That's a timely bit of coincidence :). I guessed it would be ok with a 35 too, but will wait for your findings. I'm in no particular hurry.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-19-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 5,126
Posted By Little Prince
Agree Sockeyed. I'm a little saddened too, though...

Agree Sockeyed. I'm a little saddened too, though I don't like to take these things to heart. I had been tempted by all those cameras you name before I settled on the CLE. In fact they (and the R2a)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-19-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Little Prince
Hood question

I know many here are familiar with the 'Heavystar' hoods. I want a 39mm version. He has two, one says 'for Summicron' and the other 'wide angle'. Now which one should I get to fit on a 40mm lens?...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-19-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 5,126
Posted By Little Prince
Oh! I hope by brother doesn't hear of this. Very...

Oh! I hope by brother doesn't hear of this. Very recently, he was looking for a DSLR and passed the decision making task to me. Upon my express recommendation, he bought a Maxxum 5D. I was more...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-16-2006
Replies: 363
Views: 11,445
Posted By Little Prince
Just got my 4 Joes at Popflash. Received...

Just got my 4 Joes at Popflash. Received confirmation. Everything in order.

Whew! For a moment there I was afraid I might be too late and we might have reached the total. This thread has received...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-15-2006
Replies: 363
Views: 11,445
Posted By Little Prince
Hmm... I don't know. I'm not able to load the...

Hmm... I don't know. I'm not able to load the Popflash URL. It says some error or the other. Anyone tried to access it recently?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-15-2006
Replies: 363
Views: 11,445
Posted By Little Prince
Couldn't agree more. I will be happy to...

Couldn't agree more. I will be happy to contribute.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-13-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By Little Prince
Hey didn't mean to ring any alarm bells. I was...

Hey didn't mean to ring any alarm bells. I was just wondering...

Anyway the news is that I came back home this evening and found it in my mailbox :cool:.

Just wanted to let people know. It's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-13-2006
Replies: 83
Views: 3,393
Posted By Little Prince
Nikon F3/T with 35(1.4), 105(2.5) and 180(2.8).

Nikon F3/T with 35(1.4), 105(2.5) and 180(2.8).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-13-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By Little Prince
What issue is #62? I mean what months? There...

What issue is #62? I mean what months?

There was this special offer from lenswork recently (there was a thread here remember?) and I subscribed, but haven't yet received anything. Waiting eagerly....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 1,984
Posted By Little Prince
My condolences too. I hope you and the family is...

My condolences too. I hope you and the family is able to find some peace with the passage of time.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 01-12-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 5,641
Posted By Little Prince
This is surprising. I would have imagined the...

This is surprising. I would have imagined the Xpan to be a successful camera. I still suspect it was, owing to its uniqueness.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By Little Prince
Sorry I can't help with information about using...

Sorry I can't help with information about using equipment from a wheelchair or with prices, but I do think if in very good condition, the Olive R2 should be able to sell for upto $400. They are...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-10-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By Little Prince
Ok, now you gotta tell me what is the difference...

Ok, now you gotta tell me what is the difference between the 'regular' camera bag and the 'daily' camera bag ? :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-10-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 1,730
Posted By Little Prince
Hollywooders using film ? :eek: Who would have...

Hollywooders using film ? :eek: Who would have thought ..
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-09-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By Little Prince
Hey, :) Have a fun day. (ps; i think that...

Hey, :)

Have a fun day.

(ps; i think that greeting should be made mandatory on RFF)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-09-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By Little Prince
I too use the school darkroom. But down here, ...

I too use the school darkroom. But down here, once you establish that you know how to use it (or take a class) you can get a pass for any subsequent semesters also. I believe you don't need to be in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-08-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 3,676
Posted By Little Prince
Daniel, that's an interesting point about the...

Daniel, that's an interesting point about the logo. I say there's a different angle you're probably not considering. If you ask me to reproduce the Kodak or grocery logo, I mightn't be able to do it....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-05-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 3,033
Posted By Little Prince
Hey, I think this is most interesting. I have...

Hey, I think this is most interesting. I have seen a lot of good stuff written on this matter by Bjorn Rorslett (at www.naturfotograf.com). I guess this is a post I will revisit later when I have the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-05-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 1,806
Posted By Little Prince
I couldn't place d2h for a while :confused:. I...

I couldn't place d2h for a while :confused:. I thought it was like OMG or LOL or something. Heh heh...
How's that for staying away from the dark path?

My commute is like 10-15 minutes, and when I'm...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-04-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Little Prince
Good to see someone take initiative in such a...

Good to see someone take initiative in such a way.

However, I agree with aterlecki. I don't know if producing 220 compromises the industry's financial health, but if it does I'd rather have lots of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,412
Posted By Little Prince
Interesting to hear all that. I have been living...

Interesting to hear all that. I have been living in the US for the past few years and find myself slowly approaching a point where I might find those very same old street scenes from India a little...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-01-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By Little Prince
Yeah. The name says it all: camera$ !

Yeah. The name says it all: camera$ !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-31-2005
Replies: 47
Views: 1,709
Posted By Little Prince
I don't do resolutions, but even so I'll risk...

I don't do resolutions, but even so I'll risk two:

* use my gear

* what Jim said about working to create situations rather than just accept circumstances
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 1,412
Posted By Little Prince
As a western tourist (or you may not be a...

As a western tourist (or you may not be a tourist, I don't know) there ought to be great potential for B&W street images in India. I can see that you might find a lot of scenes interesting as a...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-16-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By Little Prince
Hey I don't know about dual monitors and stuff,...

Hey I don't know about dual monitors and stuff, but I'd say 2GB of RAM ought to cover what you need. You don't do video editing or something right?

Fast RAM is good but no need to go overboard on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-12-2005
Replies: 59
Views: 2,456
Posted By Little Prince
Yeah.. that's all very well... but this still...

Yeah.. that's all very well... but this still proves he wasn't around before 1933 (or thereabouts).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2005
Replies: 27
Views: 2,303
Posted By Little Prince
Wow. I don't know much about all the other Hassy...

Wow. I don't know much about all the other Hassy SLR stuff, but that Flexbody sounds like a great deal! I know someday I'd like to get my hands on one of those things, even though I have no clue why...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 1,992
Posted By Little Prince
I have a friend. A weird, quaint guy. Half the...

I have a friend. A weird, quaint guy. Half the time I don't understand why he does what he does (because it is weird).

But it would be hard for me to say I've met anyone else who is at the same time...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2005
Replies: 104
Views: 3,366
Posted By Little Prince
No recent Nikon buys here, but reading this stuff...

No recent Nikon buys here, but reading this stuff is tempting me. Until now (for at least 6 months) I've had no Nikkor desires. That just proves it is RFF's doing!

I'm using a 35/105/180 combo. Very...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-02-2005
Replies: 33
Views: 4,518
Posted By Little Prince
Going by the thread title I'd say.. food and...

Going by the thread title I'd say.. food and water? :D

Just poking some fun. What do I know, I don't have any Leicas (except a petite 40/2).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-30-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 2,224
Posted By Little Prince
I took a quick look. Wow! I certainly didn't...

I took a quick look. Wow! I certainly didn't expect the owner to show up and reply. This is something :).

I must do some currency conversions. I'd gladly pick up anything I saw at a good rate, but...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-30-2005
Replies: 61
Views: 2,495
Posted By Little Prince
Don't see why it should look like a joke....

Don't see why it should look like a joke. Scientists do give that kind of names to the objects of their discoveries. And lots of previous discoveries have been met with incredulity when they first...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-29-2005
Replies: 80
Views: 4,251
Posted By Little Prince
Ah well. That's one face I recognize, going...

Ah well. That's one face I recognize, going away...

But words like never and last are too final. Peoples' activity on internet fora wax and wane. It wouldn't be fair to take that as a sign of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-29-2005
Replies: 61
Views: 2,495
Posted By Little Prince
Deccan Herald ?! I'm curious how you happened on...

Deccan Herald ?! I'm curious how you happened on the website of that newspaper Bill.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-18-2005
Replies: 71
Views: 6,260
Posted By Little Prince
It can't be plain Magnesium. I'm quite sure the...

It can't be plain Magnesium. I'm quite sure the metal is highly combustible and reacts strongly to water. It must be alloyed with something (Aluminum is common, though I don't know if so in the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2005
Replies: 15
Views: 2,525
Posted By Little Prince
Yes. Awesome place for pictures. I went there...

Yes. Awesome place for pictures. I went there once and took very few pictures. Also I didn't have any choice of time (as it was for a conference) and had to make do with October. But flowers or no,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Little Prince
Yeah, customs is not good to mess with. Can be a...

Yeah, customs is not good to mess with. Can be a deal breaker. Well, at least I know US Revenue Agency is the place to check with. Gotta do some ground checks...

Robin, $128 is steep! Too bad.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Little Prince
customs question

Anyone have any idea what customs duty (percentage or whatever) I will get charged if I buy from Robert White (in UK)? I'm in the US?

I know this is a rather silly question for this forum, but I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-15-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 1,000
Posted By Little Prince
Wait, was that seven hundred thousand ? :eek:

Wait, was that seven hundred thousand ? :eek:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-15-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 1,000
Posted By Little Prince
Office-boredom may have something to do with it...

Office-boredom may have something to do with it ;), it's a favorite of mine during the uninspiring hours at work. But seriously, it deserves a high place on its own merit.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-13-2005
Replies: 13
Views: 2,387
Posted By Little Prince
I've been using a Hama retriever for a while now....

I've been using a Hama retriever for a while now. It was fairly cheap (<$10 if I remember right). It's got metal strips so you can imagine it's not all that gentle with the film. But the scratches...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-11-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 1,931
Posted By Little Prince
It is killing me to read this thread, and I...

It is killing me to read this thread, and I haven't even had a pet (ever).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 1,120
Posted By Little Prince
I think you misunderstood zuikologist. The total...

I think you misunderstood zuikologist. The total cost for Europe would be $58.5 (not euros) including shipping ($19.5+$39s/h). Absurd to pay twice as much to ship as the cost of the item itself, but...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 1,831
Posted By Little Prince
I must wait at the bottom of that void... he...

I must wait at the bottom of that void... he he...

But seriously, better the lens than the man. I mean, take something simple to use like a fixed lens RF. Picking one is hard and I would be confused...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 1,120
Posted By Little Prince
I think there is a Paypal link when you go ahead...

I think there is a Paypal link when you go ahead with the checkout. Don't kwow if this helps you.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 1,120
Posted By Little Prince
I'd be interested in hearing peoples feedback on...

I'd be interested in hearing peoples feedback on the CD version. Are they satisfied with quality? I don't find that PDFs ever match paper quality. But if you are getting Lenswork, you surely know how...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 1,120
Posted By Little Prince
Sorry, here's the...

Sorry, here's the link:

http://shop.lenswork.com

And, I'm obviously not connected with Lenswork though if I were, that would be cool too.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 1,120
Posted By Little Prince
Lenswork offer alert

Just mirroring a thread that appeared on Pnet today (for those of us who don't browse there regularly). Lenswork is offering a 1-year subscription (does not apply to renewals) to their paper-magazine...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-06-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Little Prince
Actually I'm now in serious doubt. I thought I...

Actually I'm now in serious doubt. I thought I had shot at 1600 but it might have been 1250! Damn, there's always this long interval between shooting and developing, and I forget the details. If only...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-06-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Little Prince
Yeah, I'm quite confused. But what you say makes...

Yeah, I'm quite confused. But what you say makes sense. Some overexposure is supposed to be good for tonality in these high speed films. At least that's my understanding. I only mentioned souping at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-06-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Little Prince
Development recommendation needed

I shot a roll of Delta 3200. I rated it at ISO 1600 while shooting. Now I need to develop it. I don't want any underexposure, so I have to develop it at at least 1600. I'd prefer to develop at 1600....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-04-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 2,859
Posted By Little Prince
Uh? I hope this does not mean improvements in the...

Uh? I hope this does not mean improvements in the KM DSLR line stop happening. Like more 'digital' lenses and so on. I recently recommended a KM 5D to my brother as a first DSLR, and he bought it. If...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-03-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 1,275
Posted By Little Prince
I'm pleasantly surprised to see someone mention...

I'm pleasantly surprised to see someone mention the Scan Multi II (or I). I've seen so many threads asking for MF/35mm scanner and everyone says 4990 or some other flatbed and I alwasy wondered why...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-20-2005
Replies: 28
Views: 1,820
Posted By Little Prince
Funny stories and articulation. You can tell...

Funny stories and articulation. You can tell someone here really likes kids :). He He.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-20-2005
Replies: 67
Views: 2,319
Posted By Little Prince
I was in Tucson for a summer. I like the...

I was in Tucson for a summer. I like the landscape over there. It has character. A place where you can just go away into the wild (once in a whle :)) and be happy. If that sort of thing catches your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Little Prince
Glad to see so many responses here. I'm afraid I...

Glad to see so many responses here. I'm afraid I am unable to address everything properly. I haven't even checked the negatives again for milkiness. They're at home and I'm swamped with work :(...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2005
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By Little Prince
Say no to UPS if shipping across borders. I've...

Say no to UPS if shipping across borders. I've complained about this before.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Little Prince
I'll have to check up on the negatives to see if...

I'll have to check up on the negatives to see if they're milky. I know to check for this though and I don't recall such a thing when I unloaded the film off the reel. If anyone has used this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-26-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Little Prince
Quite sure I didn't open the back anytime, but...

Quite sure I didn't open the back anytime, but who knows maybe it happened accidentaly. Actually, on the CLE I feel it's difficult to open by mistake.

Thinking about it, the film did run through...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-26-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Little Prince
Ok, thought a little about this and revisiting....

Ok, thought a little about this and revisiting. Been in a major time crunch these past few days.

As Roman suggested, here is the development method I used:

Develop in D76 1+1 (temp might have been...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-25-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By Little Prince
I doubt that number of watches really indicates...

I doubt that number of watches really indicates much. Of course having a lot is good and having 1 or 2 may not be. But many people may just casually add something to their watchlist. That's what I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-25-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Little Prince
Useful responses here. Got some questions. But...

Useful responses here. Got some questions. But I'll return later, think about it and ask.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-25-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By Little Prince
Happy birthday. It's great weather where I live...

Happy birthday. It's great weather where I live today. Hope it's great for you too. Ok I'm outta here.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-24-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Little Prince
I remember someone else asking the same thing....

I remember someone else asking the same thing. Now how can I tell something like that? Might this have something to do with being a 36 frame roll? More film perhaps? I always use 24 exp. rolls only...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-24-2005
Replies: 33
Views: 2,551
Posted By Little Prince
Welcome. Now that's a good question. I second it....

Welcome. Now that's a good question. I second it. We need to know these things.

Do you mind sharing why you choose to ditch the Mamiya for the Bronica? After all, one's 6x7 and the other is 6x4.5....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-24-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,964
Posted By Little Prince
Neopan 1600 problems: advice

As I'd mentioned before I developed my first roll of Neopan 1600 and it was disastrous. I'm not sure of development method for this film or in fact anything at all about it.

Since most people seemed...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-22-2005
Replies: 48
Views: 2,358
Posted By Little Prince
Wow! Vincent's photos are spectacular! I mean it....

Wow! Vincent's photos are spectacular! I mean it. Such drama and quality.

I wish we could see technical details for those pics. Not that it would make much difference to my output, but even so. Just...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-22-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By Little Prince
If nothing, that will be an interesting sight!...

If nothing, that will be an interesting sight! Tripping the shutter at the bottom of the camera with your left thumb :confused:.



Not an encouraging thought when you want to go shooting :D.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By Little Prince
Hmm.. I'm thinking I might have been too quick to...

Hmm.. I'm thinking I might have been too quick to jump to conclusions since it's the first time I actually saw something in the pictures. I have no clue how to develop Neopan 1600 from any previous...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-20-2005
Replies: 28
Views: 3,050
Posted By Little Prince
I love this piece on the lenses. Thanks for...

I love this piece on the lenses. Thanks for bringing to my attention again. Had read it before but reading it again reinforces some viewpoints. Very sarcastic and enjoyable. This reminds me that I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 2,129
Posted By Little Prince
How about an SL66? It might be a compromise of...

How about an SL66? It might be a compromise of some sort for movements. But I don't know anything about that.

What is this Shen Hao? I must go check it out.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2005
Replies: 22
Views: 1,177
Posted By Little Prince
You're right. A bargain if ever there was...

You're right. A bargain if ever there was one.



That ain't funny. That's scary! :eek: :D
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-19-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,482
Posted By Little Prince
I will check out these links soon. Thanks.

I will check out these links soon. Thanks.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-19-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 725
Posted By Little Prince
HH, didn't you get a Tenax II in the mail like a...

HH, didn't you get a Tenax II in the mail like a month ago?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-19-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,482
Posted By Little Prince
B&W negative scanning technique

In another thread I mentioned a recently acquired scanner. It is a Minolta Scan Multi II. I have tried a few initial scans. The chromes come out fine. B&W negatives.. I'm not sure.

I guess I don't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By Little Prince
CLE repair question

Once earlier I had a scare with my CLE shutter. It seemed to have been minor and was working ok and I shot a couple of rolls of chromes that came out fine.

Recently I developed a roll of Neopan 1600...
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,891
Posted By Little Prince
Ok, I guess I know even less about the Oly line...

Ok, I guess I know even less about the Oly line up than I thought I did. What mount do the Oly DSLRs have? How do you use a Contax 45/2.8 with your E-1? Do you mean a C/Y mount lens? Are you using...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-16-2005
Replies: 28
Views: 1,596
Posted By Little Prince
These are absolutely hilarious! I especially like...

These are absolutely hilarious! I especially like the leica chicken and the beagle. The caesar chicken is the absolute best though.
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,891
Posted By Little Prince
Rob, that was a very interesting compilation....

Rob, that was a very interesting compilation. Extremely useful to have such points summarized. I'm aware this is all subjective but usually one can tell how this would apply to their own point of...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-14-2005
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By Little Prince
I have to agree. I've not made too many prints on...

I have to agree. I've not made too many prints on the whole, but seeing the print emerge under the developer is the most fun part of the entire process.

The smell of fixer is a good deterrent...
Forum: Off Topic 09-14-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,891
Posted By Little Prince
Things would be a lot simpler if I were buying...

Things would be a lot simpler if I were buying for myself. I would simply go with the D70 because I have Nikon lenses (though only manual) and in any case have spent considerable time and effort...
Forum: Off Topic 09-14-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,891
Posted By Little Prince
AS in the body is one of the major reasons I have...

AS in the body is one of the major reasons I have included the Maxxum. Also the 7D was supposed to have good analog style controls on it, which I would rate high on the features chart. Don't know...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-14-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 2,275
Posted By Little Prince
Hey ManGo, you ought to check out at least the...

Hey ManGo, you ought to check out at least the part of the Hitchhikers where they talk about the ashes. It's really funny, they rip the whole thing to shreds. And yeah, it's the same ashes.
Forum: Off Topic 09-14-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,891
Posted By Little Prince
Resurrecting this thread after a few days of...

Resurrecting this thread after a few days of research. I have (on the basis of various logical and some arbitrary reasons) narrowed down the search to one of three cameras pending new information. So...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-13-2005
Replies: 86
Views: 3,301
Posted By Little Prince
I'm with Bill on this one (mostly). I wouldn't be...

I'm with Bill on this one (mostly). I wouldn't be so mad though. But that's probably because I wasn't looking to buy one.

For what it's supposed to be, it needs to have an optical VF. IMHO, no...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-13-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 1,285
Posted By Little Prince
Uh... Frank, happiness or the SP? :D

Uh... Frank, happiness or the SP? :D
Forum: Off Topic 09-11-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,891
Posted By Little Prince
Sorry haven't logged in at RFF in the past two...

Sorry haven't logged in at RFF in the past two days. I've just read the replies to my question. Will be looking into this stuff tomorrow. Been busy. Appreciate the link to Steve's digicams. Got about...
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,891
Posted By Little Prince
I don't know Joe. From what I can tell, he...

I don't know Joe. From what I can tell, he wouldn't be impressed by the lack of reach (long lens) and just wouldn't be used to non-reflex viewing. I believe that by encouraging him to try RF, he...
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,891
Posted By Little Prince
Ok, I should have mentioned that he doesn't have...

Ok, I should have mentioned that he doesn't have any current systems or lenses. So ignore that issue completely. No compatibility of any kind to worry about. He did have an old Canon rebel and some...
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,891
Posted By Little Prince
OT: DSLR help

First, I've not gone over to the darkest side.

Now, my brother is looking to buy a new camera. All indications are a DSLR. I'm in charge of the research :). I might have plans to gift him some add...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-08-2005
Replies: 68
Views: 2,349
Posted By Little Prince
Hey but seriously, you've got a good point. Don't...

Hey but seriously, you've got a good point. Don't be discouraged. We're (most of us) constantly trying to find the best equipment that we feel suits us so that we won't ever want to replace it. Only...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-08-2005
Replies: 68
Views: 2,349
Posted By Little Prince
Oh, it's just these people are out of control...

Oh, it's just these people are out of control here, and they're trying to cover it up with goofy behavior.
Me? I'm the rock of Gibraltar. Ok, that's all for now. I'm a busy man. I gotta go...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-07-2005
Replies: 69
Views: 2,563
Posted By Little Prince
I'm with you foon. I don't seem to have developed...

I'm with you foon. I don't seem to have developed the m-GAS (mulitple-gear AS). My preference is to get the alternatives and variants. So far 1 rf, 1 mf rf, 1 mf folder, 1 slr, 1 mf slr.

I gotta add...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-07-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 1,455
Posted By Little Prince
My guess is Zuiko would be pronounced just the...

My guess is Zuiko would be pronounced just the way Zeiko would be.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-07-2005
Replies: 64
Views: 3,377
Posted By Little Prince
I'm not even living, only dreaming! How 'bout...

I'm not even living, only dreaming! How 'bout that?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-02-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By Little Prince
Oh that Peter! Peter is a common name and I...

Oh that Peter! Peter is a common name and I couldn't place it when I saw it on the list.

Happy B'day to the Mann. Photo project must be fun. You know what, people with spouses should covertly send...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-02-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By Little Prince
I'm sorry too. I don't personally have any use...

I'm sorry too. I don't personally have any use for EOS gear or drums, but might be able to find someone who does. I'm in the Atlanta area. If I find someone who might be interested, I'll let you know.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2005
Replies: 29
Views: 1,294
Posted By Little Prince
Hmm.. interesting. I might find use for...

Hmm.. interesting. I might find use for mac-related knowledge every now and then. Next time I have trouble I'm going to consult you :) .
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-31-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By Little Prince
Oh. I didn't know anything about the performance...

Oh. I didn't know anything about the performance of the lens. So far I've not been a 'Canon man'. But that will be addressed sometime in the future. No time soon I hope :D.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-31-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By Little Prince
You just have to see this

Drool alert!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7542849313&fromMakeTrack=true

No connection, blah blah...

I know I'm bringing untold suffering upon some (Mr. P) who probably aren't...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-31-2005
Replies: 38
Views: 2,354
Posted By Little Prince
I have nothing in my gallery yet, so I don't know...

I have nothing in my gallery yet, so I don't know if my opinion counts. I couldn't just say yes or no, so I didn't vote. I think it's a good move overall to have a separate gallery for critique. I am...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-31-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By Little Prince
I've had brokerage fees mailed to me as an...

I've had brokerage fees mailed to me as an invoice around 10 days after receiving shipment. I had no prior idea I would be paying any fees. I have ranted about this before on this board. I never...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-30-2005
Replies: 66
Views: 2,323
Posted By Little Prince
I feel compelled to say a few things too. But...

I feel compelled to say a few things too. But mostly in a humorous vein. I have a horrible headache today and will revisit this post when it goes away. Until then, "politeness is the new brutality"...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-28-2005
Replies: 60
Views: 3,799
Posted By Little Prince
A disappointing thread to read. I wish people...

A disappointing thread to read. I wish people could remain objective.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-27-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By Little Prince
Yellow on blue is supposed to be the most...

Yellow on blue is supposed to be the most effective contrast-wise. Maximum visibility from a distance for humans at least. But that doesn't mean it isn't ugly!

Eh? Funny. I just noticed my avatar...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2005
Replies: 50
Views: 2,525
Posted By Little Prince
What is this 21-35? Is it like a tri-elmar or...

What is this 21-35? Is it like a tri-elmar or something?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2005
Replies: 48
Views: 2,259
Posted By Little Prince
I looked at that Technika page after your...

I looked at that Technika page after your previous post. That is the kind of webpage that a man (woman) must look at in moderation. Like once a year. Visit on a weekly basis and you have sold your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-23-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By Little Prince
I'm not sure who either! BJ maybe B J Bignell?...

I'm not sure who either! BJ maybe B J Bignell? Anyway, I wish you have eventful journeys...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-22-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By Little Prince
I would strongly consider a T.

I would strongly consider a T.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-20-2005
Replies: 520
Views: 25,938
Posted By Little Prince
Mine... it is the Little Prince!

Mine... it is the Little Prince!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-18-2005
Replies: 149
Views: 4,302
Posted By Little Prince
So Rob is at least 750 years old :D .

So Rob is at least 750 years old :D .
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-18-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By Little Prince
Hey! Very interesting. How?

Hey! Very interesting. How?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-18-2005
Replies: 103
Views: 3,371
Posted By Little Prince
Couple a nice pics there (Dave & U Bill). That...

Couple a nice pics there (Dave & U Bill). That blading pic looks unreal.. in a good way.

But are you people still in Canada? I thought you guys migrated south in summer to enjoy the good weather...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2005
Replies: 149
Views: 4,302
Posted By Little Prince
Nice colors and sharp pics Jorge. It's bad when...

Nice colors and sharp pics Jorge.

It's bad when you have to spend money on car repairs. Feels very wasteful, like it just needn't have happened, right? Acceptance is a hard lesson to learn...

Me?...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-17-2005
Replies: 22
Views: 2,999
Posted By Little Prince
Hmm... I'm a little surprised. The only Leitz...

Hmm... I'm a little surprised. The only Leitz lens I have (or have ever had) is the 40mm 'cron-C. So I can't compare to others. But when I heft it, it certainly doesn't feel light or cheap or...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-17-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,828
Posted By Little Prince
I know nothing of this from personal experience...

I know nothing of this from personal experience but have read that it is considered one of the best enlarging lenses available for certain ranges of magnification. I don't imagine it will be of much...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-16-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By Little Prince
Here's another (although not often useful)...

Here's another (although not often useful) example. If you have a metered camera and the ASA dial goes to only 1600, say, and you want to shoot Delta 3200 at 3200. So you could set ASA to 1600 and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-16-2005
Replies: 119
Views: 6,680
Posted By Little Prince
I hope you don't take any of my comments...

I hope you don't take any of my comments personally Paul, because they were not intended so. I was only stating my experience as an illustration of some of the points I (or others) made.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-16-2005
Replies: 57
Views: 3,533
Posted By Little Prince
Heh Heh ;) . Exactly my thoughts. I'm sure we're...

Heh Heh ;) . Exactly my thoughts. I'm sure we're going to see get togethers proposed in the easter Europe region sometime or other. Probably at a late hour? Roman is a marked man :p



Me... I...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-16-2005
Replies: 119
Views: 6,680
Posted By Little Prince
A few minor notes to Paul and BIll. Paul, I...

A few minor notes to Paul and BIll.

Paul, I can't help but disagree about your suggested method of pursuing things. Not to take sides or anything, but not having the 'Paypal buyer protection' does...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-15-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Little Prince
Hmm.. same guy that got a huge price for the CLE...

Hmm.. same guy that got a huge price for the CLE grip (that might have been BINed had I not foiled it :)). Should keep an eye on this guy.
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