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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-21-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,190
Posted By pinafore2
I have recently bought a Pentacon Six and a...

I have recently bought a Pentacon Six and a Pentasix, both medium format cams and found, by trial, how important the tension of the film when loaded, is for the frame-spacing. Allthough i never had...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 10-21-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 4,299
Posted By pinafore2
I inherited mine from my dad, who bought it...

I inherited mine from my dad, who bought it second hand in 1956.
Still in use - by regular use you can't kill a 1a !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By pinafore2
Or this website : http://filmphotography.eu/

Or this website :

http://filmphotography.eu/
Forum: Other RF 11-06-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 3,995
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-10-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 6,861
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-10-2013
Replies: 182
Views: 19,020
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2013
Replies: 395
Views: 45,226
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2013
Replies: 303
Views: 27,563
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-20-2012
Replies: 103
Views: 6,318
Posted By pinafore2
Except when i go sailing because i allways keep a...

Except when i go sailing because i allways keep a camera in my boat !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2012
Replies: 466
Views: 80,477
Posted By pinafore2
Moonlight at the beach

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Zeiss Tenax II and moonlight...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2012
Replies: 461
Views: 63,981
Posted By pinafore2
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From Notre Dame in Paris.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2012
Replies: 1,016
Views: 156,550
Posted By pinafore2
My Beach

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-17-2012
Replies: 96
Views: 12,679
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,600
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-26-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,146
Posted By pinafore2
boy

Me about 1958 shot by dad with a Tenax 2http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9863/U9863I1340716122.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-22-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 2,889
Posted By pinafore2
Summer in DK

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You must be joking, this is summer in DK, cool enough ?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2012
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,597
Posted By pinafore2
Minolta XE-5 SLR and a Canon 35-105 f3.5 zoom

Minolta XE-5 SLR and a Canon 35-105 f3.5 zoom
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2012
Replies: 124
Views: 7,465
Posted By pinafore2
Me too, a digital P&S (Almost a cellphone without...

Me too, a digital P&S (Almost a cellphone without the phone) but somehow digital doesent really count for me.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-25-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,269
Posted By pinafore2
Im impressed, how did you do that, with the...

Im impressed, how did you do that, with the negatives ? - all of mine, going back about 30 years, and dad's slides going back another 20, is all OK !
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2012
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,041
Posted By pinafore2
The Fed-5 i bought in Prag in november, with a...

The Fed-5 i bought in Prag in november, with a Fomapan-100 insie it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-07-2012
Replies: 191
Views: 22,311
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-01-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 6,880
Posted By pinafore2
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I think it is okay.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-22-2011
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,597
Posted By pinafore2
Three days in Prague resulted in a fine Flexaret...

Three days in Prague resulted in a fine Flexaret IV and a nice FED-5 with the radioactive Industar 61 lens. Expect my photos to be glowing now !

Oh - and two rolls of Fomapan-100
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2011
Replies: 87
Views: 7,291
Posted By pinafore2
Imaginary colours ?

Imaginary colours ?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2011
Replies: 466
Views: 80,477
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2011
Replies: 388
Views: 48,362
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-14-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By pinafore2
Sure, i think you just have to be very careful...

Sure, i think you just have to be very careful when winding, then the framespacing should be ok. Actually the Kiev's are able to give great results if you are a little careful with all operations,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-13-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By pinafore2
Thank's for all the good advice. I have had the 2...

Thank's for all the good advice.
I have had the 2 Kiev's for some years now and run lots of rolls through them, but never had any worked so fine.
I better run a film through the other one and see if...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-12-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By pinafore2
Something strange happened

I just had a slidefilm processed wich was taken with one of my Kiev's.

- No strange frame-spacings, frames were close but none overlapping !
- All exposures OK (except the few where the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2011
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,597
Posted By pinafore2
2 lenses for my Minolta X300 (wich was given to...

2 lenses for my Minolta X300 (wich was given to me for free some time ago), a Rokkor 55 mm F. 1.7 and a MC Rokkor 24 mm F 2.8 !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2011
Replies: 1,144
Views: 230,385
Posted By pinafore2
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Nature's cruel ways
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-19-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 3,312
Posted By pinafore2
I have seen it once

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/500/thumbs/blackband.jpg

I have seen it once on the slide above (The colored stripes to the left are from the scanner) there is also the darkened...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 04-11-2011
Replies: 110
Views: 11,838
Posted By pinafore2
I allways liked the plot of: "Where the eagles...

I allways liked the plot of: "Where the eagles dare" !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2011
Replies: 1,012
Views: 194,512
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2011
Replies: 228
Views: 16,646
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,410
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2010
Replies: 82
Views: 5,410
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2010
Replies: 118
Views: 10,853
Posted By pinafore2
Very cold beer

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-30-2010
Replies: 222
Views: 25,920
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-30-2010
Replies: 439
Views: 68,833
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 8,359
Posted By pinafore2
Unfortumately not my pics. but this vood-Vespa is...

Unfortumately not my pics. but this vood-Vespa is a must see!

http://www.carpintariacarlosalberto.com/vespa_daniela.htm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2010
Replies: 330
Views: 37,091
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-19-2010
Replies: 1,151
Views: 297,423
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-06-2010
Replies: 686
Views: 66,715
Posted By pinafore2
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-18-2010
Replies: 785
Views: 180,909
Posted By pinafore2
Most of my moonlight pictures are taken at the...

Most of my moonlight pictures are taken at the beach

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-18-2010
Replies: 92
Views: 4,435
Posted By pinafore2
Wheel detail

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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-08-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 4,092
Posted By pinafore2
Maybe you are right, if one cant make it one cant...

Maybe you are right, if one cant make it one cant make it, whether it is in one, two or three months, sometimes film travel fast through the camera, sometimes slow.
About the gear we have to relay on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-08-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 4,092
Posted By pinafore2
Ill give it a try, one month seems a little short...

Ill give it a try, one month seems a little short for mee though.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-20-2010
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,308
Posted By pinafore2
Just picked up this one at a sale for 5 Danish...

Just picked up this one at a sale for 5 Danish kroner, i think this is a little less than a US$ and abour 60% of a Euro !
It seems to work fine but unfortunately it is equipped with some strange...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By pinafore2
From Budapest

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2010
Replies: 216
Views: 22,248
Posted By pinafore2
... Sharing my work without watermarks leaves me...

... Sharing my work without watermarks leaves me open or vulnerable and I refuse to accept the risk. ...

Paranoid ?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-08-2009
Replies: 127
Views: 13,794
Posted By pinafore2
Mr Putts has an interesting point of view: ...

Mr Putts has an interesting point of view:

http://www.imx.nl/photo/technique/page153/page153.html
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-22-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,788
Posted By pinafore2
How about some samples ?

How about some samples ?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-14-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By pinafore2
An uncoupled rangefinder in the accessory shoe ?

An uncoupled rangefinder in the accessory shoe ?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-04-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By pinafore2
I use a "Sixtar", for batteries buy a "Weincell"...

I use a "Sixtar", for batteries buy a "Weincell" that match, when the cell runs out, you take of the ring around it and use this ring as an adapter for general hearing-aid cells. They come cheap in...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-04-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,304
Posted By pinafore2
The Retina

The old Retina 1a - been in the family for 50 years and dad bought it second hand !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,242
Posted By pinafore2
Kodak color film used to be 12, 20 or 36 Exp....

Kodak color film used to be 12, 20 or 36 Exp. here in DK, around the 1960 - 1980.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-22-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 5,300
Posted By pinafore2
About 1970 when i was 13, i brought my dad's...

About 1970 when i was 13, i brought my dad's Retina 1a loaded with Agfacolor CT18 and the Gossen Sixtomat on a school trip to Norway and shot 36 fine slides (38 actually), hooked ever since !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 5,300
Posted By pinafore2
Hej Morb1 Er det Jylland eller řerne ? Per

Hej Morb1

Er det Jylland eller řerne ?

Per
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-02-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By pinafore2
They don't, but nobody told the Kiev's so they...

They don't, but nobody told the Kiev's so they act as if they do and that works fine, but don't say it loud they might hear !
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-05-2009
Replies: 1,748
Views: 327,178
Posted By pinafore2
Anything

Like the forrest fire at Mt. Teygetos Greece.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-27-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By pinafore2
Anyone seen this ?

Came across this page on Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/

Anyone in here seen this before ?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-18-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By pinafore2
same problem

I had the same problem with a Jupiter-11.

My problem was the mount on the lens that would not fit to the camera, because the "Claws" on the lens, i mean the parts of the mount that i supposed to...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-26-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 5,161
Posted By pinafore2
question

Hi

I have been satisfied with my J-12 up until now, but i just got back some pictures that show a sot of glow in a ring around my pictures, see the sample.
Anybody got any ideas as of what caused...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-18-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 4,774
Posted By pinafore2
Great Veloman

Like being there myself, but there is also the link to Opticam

http://www.opticam.hu/cim.php

Maybe a little difficult to read for us no-magyars

Per
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-17-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 4,774
Posted By pinafore2
Oh i forgot ...

To say indeed, Budapest is far better than my expectations, a very beautiful city and a very nice and friendly place to go.

And thanks to Veloman for the good advice, but sorry if you also had an...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-16-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 4,774
Posted By pinafore2
Got back on sunday

Hi - just got back from Budapest on sunday.

I got exactly what i was loking for, i really wanted a J9 and a revolving finder and found both at "Opticam".

The J9 was about 40 Euro and the finder...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-12-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 2,227
Posted By pinafore2
shutter curtain

There is no doubt that the holes in the shutter-curtain is in what i would call the first curtain, hereby i mean the curtain that is visible when the shutter is cocked. The holes is very tiny and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-10-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 2,227
Posted By pinafore2
another shot with the FED

An other shot with the FED show the problem.
Theese faults with the shutter curtain is not visible with the eye.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-09-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 2,227
Posted By pinafore2
Forgive my speling, i ment the Fairies flying in...

Forgive my speling, i ment the Fairies flying in my garden.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-09-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 2,227
Posted By pinafore2
I love it

I absolutely love my FSU-gear, it has provided so much entertainment, even from before i bought it:

The search on the internet.
The actual buying the stuff.
Would it arrive ?
Would it work ?

And...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-29-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,974
Posted By pinafore2
Some links

Hi Galfredus

Some links you must know, being a Kiev user.

First considering your 135 mm and the motorsport, maybe this is a good solution if you are a little...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-22-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 4,774
Posted By pinafore2
Exiting anyway

Allthough it may be overprized, it is exiting anyway.
Here in DK i think it is impossible to find any photoshops at all, having any FSU gear available.
To mee it is the price on Ex. Ebay (Incl....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-21-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 4,774
Posted By pinafore2
Thank's Veloman

Thank's so much Veloman.

I will plot the adresses on my citymap of Budapest right away so i can find them when i go there.

It is nice to have just a little knowledge in advance of where to go.
...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-21-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 4,774
Posted By pinafore2
Photoshop's in Budapest ?

I am going to Budapest, Hungary in the fall, does anyone know if there are some good camerashop's, especially for FSU-camera's in Budapest ?

Per
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-22-2008
Replies: 61
Views: 4,649
Posted By pinafore2
I think it is the "Why ?"-thing all over again....

I think it is the "Why ?"-thing all over again. Why film, why rangefinder, why FSU ?
It could all be so much easier with a digital P&S, so why do we bother ? - bacause it is FUN !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-10-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,856
Posted By pinafore2
A couple of interesting links you could check...

A couple of interesting links you could check out:

http://www.tawbaware.com/film_digital.htm

http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials/diffraction-photography.htm#
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-04-2008
Replies: 157
Views: 24,185
Posted By pinafore2
An older, but reliable, manual SLR with at...

An older, but reliable, manual SLR with at moderate zoom (35 - 105) and/or Retina 1a
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-22-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 2,797
Posted By pinafore2
Hope to be able to bee inn.

Hope to be able to bee inn.
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 04-18-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,622
Posted By pinafore2
Hi Todd Good luck with your Retina. My dad...

Hi Todd
Good luck with your Retina.
My dad bought a retina 1a, second hand, about 1956, i still got it and use it, would never sell it.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-06-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By pinafore2
Why not use the built in filmspeed-reminder on...

Why not use the built in filmspeed-reminder on top of the rewind-spool ?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-02-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,620
Posted By pinafore2
Came across this link: ...

Came across this link:

http://www.agfaphoto.com/index.php?error=1&lang=en
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By pinafore2
Speaking about the age of Rodinal. How many of...

Speaking about the age of Rodinal.
How many of you guys did actually know that Rodinal was invented 120 year's ago in 1888, by a dane ?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-11-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By pinafore2
The Kiev's age

I think a study of the differences of the camera as i develops during the production period can very welle be carried out on the internet. There are many sites wich shows differences in the early and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-09-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,482
Posted By pinafore2
My Kiev's

I have two Kiev's, both 1963 samples.

I have been i contact with Ruben because one of my Kiev's suddenlu "lost" 3 frames in the middle of a film.

Amongst other problems Ruben suggested that the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-21-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By pinafore2
TL-electro x

I have an old TL Electro-x its

This is one solid brick, build in the 70's use any 42 mm threadmount lens.

Not so fancy, but i keep it all summer in my boat with a 135 mm Kenlock.

I also have a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-21-2008
Replies: 260
Views: 57,957
Posted By pinafore2
The "Sixtar"

I have always been used to use a handheld meter with my "Retina 1a", but entering into a more serios use of rangefinders lead me to look for a better meter.
A used Gossen "Sixtar" tempted me at the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-21-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 1,437
Posted By pinafore2
I started my career as a photoentusiast by going...

I started my career as a photoentusiast by going to Norway with my dad's Retina 1a, loaded with Agfacolor CT 18, and an old Gossen "Sixtomat" meter.
I brought home 36 flawless slides from that...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-21-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 1,479
Posted By pinafore2
For Color-Neg. here in DK. i use...

For Color-Neg. here in DK. i use "Schlecker-fotoservice".
1 135-film, 24 or 36 Exp. develloped, copied and scanned to CD in 3 resolutions is about 10$, wich i dont consider expensive.
Btw....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-05-2008
Replies: 106
Views: 8,313
Posted By pinafore2
You've hit the nail MHV

You've hit the nail MHV
Forum: RFF Polls 02-04-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By pinafore2
There is also http://www.onexposure.net/index.php

There is also http://www.onexposure.net/index.php
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-24-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By pinafore2
considering shorter lens

I do have a J-12, but no real finder, so ihave tried this:

http://www.ragarecords.com/photo/diy_viewfinder.html

and it is absolutely working, but i did also look at this:
...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-22-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By pinafore2
If you are DIY-handy you might find the solution...

If you are DIY-handy you might find the solution in this link, i am working on something similar myself.

http://rick_oleson.tripod.com/index-26.html
Forum: Yashica RF 01-17-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 1,415
Posted By pinafore2
thanks btgc

Unfortunately i think the shutterleafves have fallen apart, but i remember having seen a homepage somewhere with at guide for repairing leaf-shutters in general and Lynx-shutters in particular. It...
Forum: Yashica RF 01-17-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 1,415
Posted By pinafore2
had one for years

Bought a 5000e in 1970, when i was 14.

It was so great i have run many films through it, but sometime in the mid 1980's the shutter broke down.
In the mean time i moved to a Canon SLR, thinking...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-25-2007
Replies: 260
Views: 57,957
Posted By pinafore2
The "Capital" Cds - light meter is small and...

The "Capital" Cds - light meter is small and light, and cheap on e-bay. Runs on hearing-aid cells, i have used one for about 10-12 years with good results, i think.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-05-2007
Replies: 414
Views: 17,338
Posted By pinafore2
according to CIPA

According to CIPA, Camera & Image Products Association, of Japan, film camera's are still built and exported from Japan.
I do not believe theese camera's are bought by people who intend to stop using...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-25-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By pinafore2
Check this site

I think you should check out this website if you are interested in learning about the Kiev cameras

http://www3.telus.net/public/rpnchbck/zconrfKiev.htm

Per
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-02-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By pinafore2
J-12 pic

This was taken with the lens stopped down to apprx. f 5.6, it is a black J12 from about 1975.

No blur, but some degree of vignetting.

Per
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-20-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By pinafore2
definetily agree

I definetily agree, that modern color-neg film can be over/under exposed and still make good results, maybe not 5 f-stops, but i still think this is an easy way to make a rough check of the shutter...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-19-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By pinafore2
Consistent shutter

I bought at Kiev 4, 1963 with meter, from Camera Mate this spring.
On the first roll i made a test of the shutter by shooting the same picture in 4 different settings:
1/125 f11, 1/250 f8, 1/500 f...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-06-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 2,177
Posted By pinafore2
retina

Retina 1a + a meter, fits right in your pocket.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-12-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By pinafore2
thanks

thank you for your answer. My Camera, i believe, is from about 1963, but i don't know how old the lens could be.
Anyway the operation was not difficult and could easily be performed.
Per
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-12-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By pinafore2
difficulty in mounting lens

I bougth a Kiev-4 this spring and recently i got an old Jupiter-11 from E-bay.
However the lens did not fit the outer bayonet of the camera, it was only possible to turn the lens about 1/4 of the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-12-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By pinafore2
bought a Kiev

I bought a nice Kiev-4 this spring.
Delivery was very slow, but the camera is great !
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