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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-14-2008
Replies: 99
Views: 12,507
Posted By fishric
Threat of rain, or worse?

Threat of rain, or worse?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-17-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 3,111
Posted By fishric
Fresh Fish

He said "A photo of me? Won't break the camera will it?"
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-10-2008
Replies: 375
Views: 52,015
Posted By fishric
Down and Out

Ex Derby winner falls on hard times.
Richard F.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-22-2008
Replies: 66
Views: 3,561
Posted By fishric
Don't Look now

It's not Thursday and this is a digital pic, but it's on the street.
Richard F.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 2,508
Posted By fishric
Fashion Statement ?

Maybe they are n't statues, but the I didn't use a rangefinder either. :-)
Ricoh GRD.
Regards Richard F.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 3,459
Posted By fishric
I'm disturbed by this thread. I didn't see the...

I'm disturbed by this thread.
I didn't see the original post, so can't judge if it was a cheeky scam or a naive request from someone who knows the utility but not the market value of what he asks...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2007
Replies: 40
Views: 2,508
Posted By fishric
DoorKeeper

Dunkerque, France,
Richard F.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By fishric
Dunkerque Farmers

GRD, Raw, Crop.
Richard F.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-22-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,111
Posted By fishric
Clown

Drumming up custom for a department store.
Richard F.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2007
Replies: 151
Views: 9,080
Posted By fishric
Please let us not do or say anything to...

Please let us not do or say anything to discourage those who pay top price for the best kit.
A long long time ago when I was content with a Pentax sp500 and two lenses, a shipmate bought into the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-23-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 2,887
Posted By fishric
ywenz, Glad you like the pic, I don't yet have...

ywenz, Glad you like the pic, I don't yet have the software for raw, I shoot fine jpegs at the lowest iso, usually in colour and then de-saturate in Ps.2, (adust color/colorize, and then adjust the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-23-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 2,887
Posted By fishric
Avotius, I bought my GRD recently to take...

Avotius,
I bought my GRD recently to take advantage of the price drop before they vanish off the shelves.
I'm very pleased with it and have just updated the firmware to 2.31.
This allows me to set...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2007
Replies: 340
Views: 35,382
Posted By fishric
Where it began.

When I was very young I would stand here and hope for a rare steam train to pass under and envelope me in steam. It's where I caught the travel bug and the first of my journeys around the world...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-13-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By fishric
Funny how things catch the eye. While scanning...

Funny how things catch the eye. While scanning the index I read,;
"Uploading to the gallery- Best time?......................26 Minutes ago"
Maybe it's just my odd sense of humour. Ignore me and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2007
Replies: 177
Views: 16,139
Posted By fishric
Palace Chambers, Hastings. I just love this...

Palace Chambers, Hastings.
I just love this GR-D.
Richard F.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-06-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 3,482
Posted By fishric
Ian, I think you're right, the whole town is all...

Ian,
I think you're right, the whole town is all askew!
Richard F.

Or do we need glasses?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-06-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 3,482
Posted By fishric
Horizontal horizons. Is it or isn't it? I'm too...

Horizontal horizons. Is it or isn't it?
I'm too tight-fisted to buy a view finder for the GR-D, so I practice holding it horizontal, often at waist level (stealth mode) (:-).
Richard F.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 3,482
Posted By fishric
What's wrong with a little tilt among...

What's wrong with a little tilt among friends?
Richard F.
(Should I get a vf for the GRD?)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-04-2007
Replies: 117
Views: 22,628
Posted By fishric
Well I've gone and bought one, I was looking at...

Well I've gone and bought one, I was looking at the site of a dealer who had GRDs at least 50 cheaper than most and 100 cheaper than some others. Suddenly something clicked. It was the mouse.
It...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-30-2007
Replies: 158
Views: 17,659
Posted By fishric
Cello, Lille

He'd had all my loose change, but he still would n't smile.
But that cello was sweet.
Richard F.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-30-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 2,722
Posted By fishric
Matis, That little Pentax looks lost behind the...

Matis,
That little Pentax looks lost behind the zoom, I had a similar lens, the Pentax version on a P30t and the results were very good.
Even the little 1.7 50mm looks big on the Mseries cameras. See...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-28-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 2,722
Posted By fishric
Enjoy your ME super, I love mine. By the way,...

Enjoy your ME super, I love mine. By the way, only the 'super' version has manual shutter speeds.
Regards,
Richard F.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2007
Replies: 5,550
Views: 950,234
Posted By fishric
An outing to Bexhill, only to discover that the...

An outing to Bexhill, only to discover that the annual motor show is only a tiny shadow of the roaring, snarling monsfer event it used to be.
My Fed 3 and 35 mm with Pentax lens cap.
Taken with Ricoh...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By fishric
Thanks for the suggestions folks, the little...

Thanks for the suggestions folks, the little olympus looks interesting but maybe the mju is too close to be worth carrying both around. But if I should spot one for sale, who knows?. Perhaps the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By fishric
"Gonna change my way of thinking"

Maybe it's the back to work blues.
Here's the background.
I've taken quite a few pics in the last couple of weeks, and I'm doing some scanning and filing of the photo's I took during my summer break....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-19-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,518
Posted By fishric
I have have a MjU-II, the same camera I think,...

I have have a MjU-II, the same camera I think, with the 35mm 2.8 lens. I had it in my pocket for a short trip to Lille last week.
Being an auto only camera it favours fast shutter speeds over...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2007
Replies: 5,550
Views: 950,234
Posted By fishric
Yes, you've obviously guessed it. It's the camera...

Yes, you've obviously guessed it. It's the camera obscura on Constitution Hill, Aberystwith a fascinating example of victorian technology.
Regards, Richard F.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2007
Replies: 5,550
Views: 950,234
Posted By fishric
Yes, it's a camera!

Yes it's a camera! I could n't resist slipping this into the C&C thread. I'm afraid the coffee shop is out of shot they do a very pleasant danish pastry too.
Regards Richard F.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By fishric
Yes, that window. Thanks for the links folks,...

Yes, that window.
Thanks for the links folks, I'll have to work out how to do them one day.
I may have to forget snapping the window from the inside. I did have a cunning plan involving a distracting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By fishric
That Window

Does anyone out there believe in ghosts ?
Soon I'll be spending a few days in the village of Lacock and I could n't pass up the chance to visit the abbey and photograph that famous window.
I'm sure...
Forum: Off Topic 07-13-2007
Replies: 72
Views: 2,562
Posted By fishric
If all else fails, read the instructions. Richard...

If all else fails, read the instructions.
Richard F.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-31-2007
Replies: 427
Views: 63,237
Posted By fishric
Eye Contact

45742"Oh it's an old Pentax, he must be harmless".
Richard F.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-26-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By fishric
Perhaps I was a little careless with the wording...

Perhaps I was a little careless with the wording of my last post. The point I wanted to make was that Xp2 and Fuji ncn400 have a lot of latitude and it's worth making the effort to get the detail...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-26-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,656
Posted By fishric
Hello Jaffa, I love XP2 and have used it a lot,...

Hello Jaffa,
I love XP2 and have used it a lot, but it is designed for an enlarger , not a scanner. It produce quite dense negatives even at "normal" exposure, take a look through a loupe against a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 12,507
Posted By fishric
Stone Benches

45509Are n't these benches? Roman ruins Albania.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2007
Replies: 99
Views: 12,507
Posted By fishric
A Bench

Ricoh Gx8, St. Leonards.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 3,204
Posted By fishric
And this, Richard F.

And this,
Richard F.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 3,204
Posted By fishric
45128Ok I'll play, try this, Richard F.

45128Ok I'll play, try this,
Richard F.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-10-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,388
Posted By fishric
When I go into town I buy a newspaper and accept...

When I go into town I buy a newspaper and accept the offer of a carrier bag. This is strong enough for the Fed, no problem for my Canonet but my long time favourite is the little m e super with a...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-08-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By fishric
Hello Ian, Just a few obervations about FP4....

Hello Ian,
Just a few obervations about FP4.
It's a brilliant film in good light, but there has n't been a lot of that on Hastings beach lately.
It will stand a lot of dodging, burning and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-15-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 2,804
Posted By fishric
Decisions......Decisions

I have a few hours to spare on a dull day and I want to use up some XP2. I've already eliminated the Z50 and P30 Pentaxes and the oly Mju, the bessamatic will fill the bag but I want to test it out....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 3,188
Posted By fishric
My Contribution

N.Y. 1997, Pentax ME super, HP5.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-16-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By fishric
H.c.b.

H.C.B. fans might want to take a look at www.magnumphotos.comm, click on features and go to The Seine ; from scource to sea.
Some pics there I haven't seen before. Enjoy,
Regards, Richard F.
Forum: Off Topic 02-05-2006
Replies: 82
Views: 2,711
Posted By fishric
It's interesting how the same titles seems to...

It's interesting how the same titles seems to crop up.
I enjoyed the Da Vinci Code as an adventure story, Angels and Demons a little less, and lost patience with Deception Point less than halfway...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-13-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By fishric
Fed3 cropping

Thanks for the replies, if you look at my pic below you will see that my problem is the positioning of the of the film in camera.
The exposed emulsion at the bottom of the film is almost into the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-12-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By fishric
Fed 3 'in camera' cropping.

I have a Fed 3 (lever wind), and from the first test roll I noticed that the top edge of every frame is cropped. It seems that the film is sitting too low in the camera and the bottom edge is being...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-14-2005
Replies: 84
Views: 7,158
Posted By fishric
I used to carry a MJu 11 until I noticed a mark...

I used to carry a MJu 11 until I noticed a mark on the lens shortly after my wife used it. I didn't like having to remember to cancel the flash every time I switched it on.
I switched to a Konica...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-19-2005
Replies: 5,550
Views: 950,234
Posted By fishric
Gardening

Fedzilla: yes, that's a Canonet 28 with a pentax lens cap. The Fed has a Zorki cap and the and Jupiter 12 in the centre automaticaly ejects it's lens cap when I move off infinity, very...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-18-2005
Replies: 5,550
Views: 950,234
Posted By fishric
Captainslack; Sounds like a good idea, if I had...

Captainslack;

Sounds like a good idea, if I had stood back and waited a short while I probably could have included a couple of herring gulls who seem to use that table more than I do.
At least Fred...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-18-2005
Replies: 5,550
Views: 950,234
Posted By fishric
Gardening

Every gardener knows the importance of careful planning before tackling the weeds and flower beds. Coffee from the appropriate cup can be helpful in this.
The sun is very strong, I might get sun...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-18-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 1,890
Posted By fishric
I threw away my squegee after scratching a strip...

I threw away my squegee after scratching a strip of negatives, and I no longer use film clips.
After a short dip in wetting agent (two drops of washing up liquid in about four pints of water) I give...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-20-2005
Replies: 43
Views: 1,953
Posted By fishric
I the best photographic accessory for the...

I the best photographic accessory for the pictures I like is a good pair of shoes and the willingness to use them. Also the kit I've owned longest I can use almost instinctively. (I think it's called...
Forum: Other RF 05-05-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Like all good sagas, this one ends with a happy...

Like all good sagas, this one ends with a happy marriage.
The Fed3 and J12 have been going out together for several days now and are becoming inseparable. They will be in the camera bag for a trip to...
Forum: Other RF 05-03-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
J12

The weather wasn't too good for the J12's first outing on this sceptred isle, but a roll of HP5 and a steady hand produced some nice looking negs. (See below)
I have no trouble estimating 35mm...
Forum: Other RF 05-03-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Isn't everybody? Doesn't NC stand for Newcastle?...

Isn't everybody? Doesn't NC stand for Newcastle? My Granny warned me to be careful of the company I keep.
"Oooh England.......My Lionheart".
R Fisher esq.
Forum: Other RF 05-03-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Jupiter-12

The saga continues, my 35mm arrived today from DVDtechnik only seven days from clicking on the wibbly wobbly web. It's very clean and smooth operating in slinky black and the hooded front should help...
Forum: Other RF 04-18-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Well the the saga continues, I am really enjoying...

Well the the saga continues, I am really enjoying this new toy. I downloaded the instructions in advance so I knew about the 'wind on before shutter speed' routine. My only fear was 36 frames of lens...
Forum: Other RF 04-17-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Thanks for all the advice, I seem to have made a...

Thanks for all the advice, I seem to have made a breakthrough with your help. No longer a Fed3 virgin.
Thanks again,
R.F. aka fishric
Forum: Other RF 04-17-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
It worked, maybe my files have been too big, what...

It worked, maybe my files have been too big, what size do you reccomend?
R.F.
Forum: Other RF 04-17-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
I'll try a very small file, R.F.

I'll try a very small file,
R.F.
Forum: Other RF 04-17-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Well I tried it but it slowly filled up all the...

Well I tried it but it slowly filled up all the little green bars and went to "page cannot be displayed"
R.F.
Forum: Other RF 04-17-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Thanks Joe, I'm trying that now.R.F.

Thanks Joe, I'm trying that now.R.F.
Forum: Other RF 04-17-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
It doesn't go as far as the sprocket holes, I'm...

It doesn't go as far as the sprocket holes, I'm not too worried about it, just another interesting quirk.. I'll pretend I'm using a 45mm lens. My main frustration is failure to upload anything....
Forum: Other RF 04-17-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Thanks to all for your tips and advice. As...

Thanks to all for your tips and advice. As promised, I took the Fed and some HP5 for a walk downtown, it turned out to be more of an FP4 day resulting in even more contrast than before. Real punchy...
Forum: Other RF 04-16-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Well I hope nobody is holding their breath, every...

Well I hope nobody is holding their breath, every time I click the submit/upload button I get "Page cannot be displayed". Is it just me?
R>F>
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-16-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By fishric
My problem seems to be different from those...

My problem seems to be different from those above. I can log on OK but after selecting the pic and pressing the 'submit/upload' button, I get , "This page can not be displayed".
Is my file too large?...
Forum: Other RF 04-15-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,433
Posted By fishric
Fed 3 Virgin

I haven't posted on this site before, the only R.F. in my camera collection being a canonet 28, but this week my new toy arrived. A Fed 3 with N-61 lens. So today I unearthed my old westonmaster,...
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