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Forum: Argus RF 05-26-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,387
Posted By bucks11
Newest find on the 'bay... Any ideas?

Just came across this on everyone's favorite auction...
Forum: Yashica RF 05-26-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,872
Posted By bucks11
They're just fun... Finding them for nearly a...

They're just fun...
Finding them for nearly a dime a dozen and working them into a new machine.
They produce great work for something mass produced and easily affordable i don't think they can be...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-25-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By bucks11
Nice shot, mooge! A lot of lines to follow here,...

Nice shot, mooge! A lot of lines to follow here, excellent composition and simplicity..
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-20-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 4,473
Posted By bucks11
I also found one at a military surplus store for...

I also found one at a military surplus store for around $10. Mine's black, though. It's almost perfect size for my rfs and its amazing how the little pockets fit 2 rolls of film each, and one of the...
Forum: Off Topic 05-20-2011
Replies: 139
Views: 5,937
Posted By bucks11
He's already put forth his proof there is no...

He's already put forth his proof there is no heaven... Kind of the same deal, methinks.
Forum: Off Topic 05-20-2011
Replies: 139
Views: 5,937
Posted By bucks11
If you're looking to street shoot tomorrow night,...

If you're looking to street shoot tomorrow night, I hear these places will be the best...

http://www.businessinsider.com/places-to-go-during-apocalypse-2011-5#
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2011
Replies: 87
Views: 7,118
Posted By bucks11
Best. Analogy. Yet.

Best. Analogy. Yet.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2011
Replies: 155
Views: 10,726
Posted By bucks11
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2011
Replies: 87
Views: 7,118
Posted By bucks11
I completely agree Keith. I've owned numerous...

I completely agree Keith. I've owned numerous Bessas, shot with my grandfather's old M2 and M3 for a little while and seemed to only produce pictures that made me release an 'eh'...
As soon as I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By bucks11
Do I spy a "For Rectal Use Only"...

Do I spy a "For Rectal Use Only" sticker...?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-17-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By bucks11
Maybe a her? And nail polish? Very 'Wizard of Oz'...

Maybe a her? And nail polish? Very 'Wizard of Oz' looking though...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-17-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By bucks11
I watch. If someone bids on it, not knowing it is...

I watch. If someone bids on it, not knowing it is ruined.... I really don't know what to say except 'wow'. :D
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-17-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By bucks11
That, my friends, is some expensive card stock....

That, my friends, is some expensive card stock. Doubt this ends in a bidding war...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-17-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,410
Posted By bucks11
You should definitely check out craigslist in...

You should definitely check out craigslist in your area. Some real steals on there, if you ask me...

Just about a week ago I got a darkroom including 3 paterson tanks (3 reels each) with 9 plastic...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 05-17-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,339
Posted By bucks11
Awesome shots! Shows me I don't get my Holga out...

Awesome shots! Shows me I don't get my Holga out enough. Funny how a $20 block of plastic can create such art (to me at least) ...
Forum: Yashica RF 05-17-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 8,026
Posted By bucks11
It looks like Frontman is stocking for the end of...

It looks like Frontman is stocking for the end of the world. I must say, for the price and availability of a Yashica, I sure do love 'em.

Awesome collection!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-17-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,073
Posted By bucks11
A Bessa R2 has served me well and you can get...

A Bessa R2 has served me well and you can get your hands on one for 3 or so bills. As for the reliability of it, I've had mine for about 2 years without a single issue, so I'm pleased. I'm in the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-17-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,422
Posted By bucks11
Thanks for the input, mwoenv. I've tried removing...

Thanks for the input, mwoenv. I've tried removing it using the only way I could remember from my film class, sliding it backward (or forward)... :/ Didn't make any progress with it. Once I get home...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-15-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,422
Posted By bucks11
Acquired a Beseler Cadet II, yet I know nothing...

Afternoon all,
I just got my hands on enough stuff to fill my darkroom twice over, all for a picture of Ulysses. Another impulse buy for a filmee, i know... Anyways, in the heap was a Cadet II,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-31-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 4,473
Posted By bucks11
Might have to try this one out. I've only redone...

Might have to try this one out. I've only redone one camera in the past, but with contact cement it was a job. Maybe that's why i've only done one. :) Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Olympus RF 06-11-2009
Replies: 55
Poll: Xa Vf?
Views: 13,701
Posted By bucks11
My RF patch was very contrasty on my XA I...

My RF patch was very contrasty on my XA I foolishly got rid of. Found another and the RF is nothing to brag about. Might have to try the black tape...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2009
Replies: 397
Views: 153,576
Posted By bucks11
I have to say the same. The shots in this thread...

I have to say the same. The shots in this thread are absolutely breathtaking!
Forum: RFF Polls 06-07-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 4,024
Posted By bucks11
19 here, too. "Average Male Physicist".....maybe...

19 here, too. "Average Male Physicist".....maybe it's time for a career change??
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,527
Posted By bucks11
All these cameras are makin' me want to re-skin...

All these cameras are makin' me want to re-skin one of mine....Ughh...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-04-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 4,212
Posted By bucks11
Sure is perdy. Nice work!

Sure is perdy. Nice work!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,932
Posted By bucks11
I've been reusing lab canisters too. Works for...

I've been reusing lab canisters too. Works for me....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-28-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,932
Posted By bucks11
I use the AP Bobinquick Jr after some failed...

I use the AP Bobinquick Jr after some failed attempts at getting a Watson to work in my favor. The film would keep slipping off the sprockets, so I had a half loaded cassette and nowhere to go...
So...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-26-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,530
Posted By bucks11
I don't think the ring can touch the body on my...

I don't think the ring can touch the body on my R2, the leather keeps it at a distance. For my XA I did put a loop strap on it, but I think it was because the XA seems more like a P&S, which commonly...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-25-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,486
Posted By bucks11
I have to compliment these as well. I've had one...

I have to compliment these as well. I've had one on my Nokia 5800 for a few months now, it's a very nice, easy to install product.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-20-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,677
Posted By bucks11
Well put... With my images, I just like to...

Well put...

With my images, I just like to photograph; not to communicate my story, but maybe generate one, or receive one when it is viewed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By bucks11
Can this include the 50/1.5 Nokton?? I reckon...

Can this include the 50/1.5 Nokton??

I reckon they can be had pretty easily to help fund people's 50/1.1...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-20-2009
Replies: 70
Views: 4,304
Posted By bucks11
Left hand, Left eye. I, too, have tried shooting...

Left hand, Left eye.

I, too, have tried shooting with my right eye, and it's doable, just not my reflex action. I shoot everything from cameras to rifles with my lefty.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-19-2009
Replies: 245
Views: 58,749
Posted By bucks11
took a bit of searching but found Tom's flickr...

took a bit of searching but found Tom's flickr set. I really like the shots with the 1.1, and a pleasing bokeh in a few of them. Thanks for the info and input...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-18-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 7,737
Posted By bucks11
That is one diabolical looking darkroom, my...

That is one diabolical looking darkroom, my friend. I want one!

Wonder how many bombs that thing could withstand?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-18-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,672
Posted By bucks11
I still shoot with my SLRs and wouldn't trade...

I still shoot with my SLRs and wouldn't trade them for a lot of things (given there are some things)....When I decided to jump to a Bessa for a RF I now enjoy RF shooting just as much as my SLRs. I...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-14-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,356
Posted By bucks11
As for FSUs, I've never had such luck with them,...

As for FSUs, I've never had such luck with them, so I'd have to suggest an Oly RF or something of the sort. I recently traded off my 35RC and picked up another XA, which I really missed when I parted...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-14-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,090
Posted By bucks11
Agreed. The repair time wouldn't matter to me,...

Agreed. The repair time wouldn't matter to me, I'd want my own high-dollar equipment back. I know how it has been treated and the real undocumented history of it. If it was something of a lower...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,672
Posted By bucks11
I use firefox nearly 99% of the time and don't...

I use firefox nearly 99% of the time and don't notice any difference in image quality, even side-by-side...

But maybe it's just me...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2009
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,243
Posted By bucks11
Pretty cool shots you have there. I never see...

Pretty cool shots you have there. I never see anyone out shooting when I'm out, but maybe I will in the near future...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-08-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 4,591
Posted By bucks11
Agreed, agreed, and agreed. With that kind of...

Agreed, agreed, and agreed.

With that kind of load you would have no worries shooting with a Leica. The Voigtlander lenses are a very good quality lens for less than the Leica lenses...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-07-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 3,375
Posted By bucks11
I'm with Michael on this one. I think the 35 is...

I'm with Michael on this one. I think the 35 is so much more because the people want it so much more...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-06-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By bucks11
I think they're just called a magnetic stirrer,...

I think they're just called a magnetic stirrer, used to use them in chem class all the time. I think multiple companies make them. Reminded you of a jumping bean really...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-06-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 3,111
Posted By bucks11
Thanks for the link... Very interesting, indeed.

Thanks for the link...

Very interesting, indeed.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-06-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By bucks11
I'm with DWW, I've handled both and they feel...

I'm with DWW, I've handled both and they feel identical. :D

AP is a plus on the A models, but I really like the independence of the M models, just in case the batts die on you, you're not completely...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-06-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By bucks11
I've used tap water without any harsh effects...

I've used tap water without any harsh effects *knocks on wood*

However, for photo-flo I've found better results using drinking/distilled water. My tap liked to spot a bit...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-05-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By bucks11
I've always read good reviews on Hama's work,...

I've always read good reviews on Hama's work, haven't tried him yet. To me, it would really be worth the $$ to get it back to spec instead of trying to grab a user from the shelves...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-05-2009
Replies: 75
Views: 4,486
Posted By bucks11
Don't worry about it...A cheap camera is a cheap...

Don't worry about it...A cheap camera is a cheap camera, but you do get a dandy every now and then. The only reason I like old rangefinders is for the history. Who all has looked through the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-05-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,865
Posted By bucks11
It's been mentioned, but the Epson 4490 is a good...

It's been mentioned, but the Epson 4490 is a good scanner for the low price. Snag one from Epson's site and you won't be sorry. It handles 120 very well, and the 35mm holder is a little flimsy, but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-04-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By bucks11
Guess so...never noticed that. Still, saving only...

Guess so...never noticed that. Still, saving only $5 buying bulk may not be worth the headache to me, guess we'll have to see how I'm feeling.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-03-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,530
Posted By bucks11
The regular works for me....I tried the 8 3/4"...

The regular works for me....I tried the 8 3/4" one once, but didn't like the slack I had between me and the camera, but with a pretty small build I think I was daydreaming when I made the decision to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By bucks11
I like the results from Premium 400, especially...

I like the results from Premium 400, especially for the price. I think Freestyle recently raised the prices on 100ft. rolls to something like $35, so I'll just be buying individual rolls now...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 05-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By bucks11
Nice series Raid... I recently got rid of my XA...

Nice series Raid...

I recently got rid of my XA and am regretting it since...might have to pick up another one.

Mine was always overexposing by one stop, which must be something common...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-03-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,530
Posted By bucks11
Another vote for a Gordy's strap. Just placed an...

Another vote for a Gordy's strap. Just placed an order for another one...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-01-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By bucks11
It might be time to order some new...

It might be time to order some new leather....kind of hesitant when I read ppl were getting no responses, thanks for the update.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-30-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By bucks11
Wonderful documenting. It's getting kind of late...

Wonderful documenting. It's getting kind of late now, but I'm going to look into it more tomorrow...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 5,412
Posted By bucks11
Just wish I had a sibling like you... Again,...

Just wish I had a sibling like you...

Again, another Holga box on the line if you have the need. Its from the Lomo starter kit, so it might be a bit bigger than the actual Holga box, not sure...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3,416
Posted By bucks11
I'd like to try my hand at a TLR...maybe a...

I'd like to try my hand at a TLR...maybe a Yashica-Mat 124G...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 04-29-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,481
Posted By bucks11
Congrats!...and Congrats! again. Make sure you...

Congrats!...and Congrats! again. Make sure you post soon... :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-28-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 2,151
Posted By bucks11
I think the processing prices of B&W are becoming...

I think the processing prices of B&W are becoming ridiculous, so I started my own a couple of months ago. Of course, I had to buy a scanner, tank and accessories, and bulk loader. But by saving 50%...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-28-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By bucks11
Thanks for confirming it Dave. Now that I know I...

Thanks for confirming it Dave. Now that I know I won't need another adapter I can put that $$ towards a better 35...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By bucks11
It's a shame. The D40 is probably my favorite...

It's a shame. The D40 is probably my favorite DSLR of Nikon, but I only own a D40 and D80. The fact that I can carry it around all day without it seriously weighing me down is a selling point, plus...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,845
Posted By bucks11
Nice selection. Seems that my 50/1.8 is the only...

Nice selection. Seems that my 50/1.8 is the only lens ever attached to my N80, a very good combination IMO.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-28-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By bucks11
School Me; LTM to M adapters

Morning all,
Still patiently waiting for my R2/Nokton to arrive and came across a question that should easily be answered, unfortunately not by me.

My Nokton is coming with a 50/75 M adapter for...
Forum: Olympus RF 04-28-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By bucks11
:)...Nice work. Haha... It was an easier fix...

:)...Nice work. Haha...

It was an easier fix than most thought...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-27-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,845
Posted By bucks11
My N80 is my favorite SLR in my lineup... Which...

My N80 is my favorite SLR in my lineup...

Which AF lenses do you own? My favorite to match with the N80 would be the 50/1.8. I borrowed a 50/1.4 from school but can't justify spending the extra $200...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 3,314
Posted By bucks11
Try not to leave them unused for...

Try not to leave them unused for long...
Sometimes i feel guilty though and load up a roll, i think it puts us back on good terms. :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-26-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 6,100
Posted By bucks11
Nice write up. Just picturing the group of...

Nice write up. Just picturing the group of professionals assembling the pieces brings a smile to my face....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By bucks11
Nice results. I've just started doing my own film...

Nice results. I've just started doing my own film and it's always a good feeling to take the negs from the reel...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-23-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By bucks11
Took your advice....Bit the bullet on a Bessa

After inquiring for some ideas of a RF body, I realized the benefits of some information posted by fellow RFFers....

So, today, I took the advice and shopped for my combination.

I came across a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-23-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,660
Posted By bucks11
Ummm....WOW. I always thought 200mm was a good...

Ummm....WOW.

I always thought 200mm was a good chunk of scenery for me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 3,418
Posted By bucks11
Had an old Olympus RC along for a...

Had an old Olympus RC along for a backpacking/climbing trip in West Virginia. Asked one of my buddies to snap a picture when I was repelling nearly 80 feet. He usually went out shooting with me, so I...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-20-2009
Replies: 108
Views: 9,444
Posted By bucks11
I'm really trying to acquire what I ultimately...

I'm really trying to acquire what I ultimately want and weed out everything else I already have....With the economy spiraling downward I'm trying to resist... :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-20-2009
Replies: 178
Views: 15,364
Posted By bucks11
This is a good thread Roger. I've been reading it...

This is a good thread Roger. I've been reading it for a while but just never posted to it.

I, like some others here, started shooting during the booming digital age and started in digi P&S, moving...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-20-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By bucks11
The story takes the cake.....beautiful photos,...

The story takes the cake.....beautiful photos, also..
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-19-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By bucks11
Thanks for all the responses so far, I think...

Thanks for all the responses so far,
I think I'll just hang tight for a bit and find an M-mount like suggested, I never really thought about the limitations of strictly LTM. I saw a R2 body on...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-19-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By bucks11
Bessa Shopping, Any suggestions?

Evening all,
I think I'm ready to make the jump to a RF body, I'm done with my practice on the fixed-lenses...
For my first buy I want to find a Bessa R or something of the nature, but I don't really...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-07-2009
Replies: 71
Views: 7,429
Posted By bucks11
Kind of reminds me of a prop from a Garth Brooks...

Kind of reminds me of a prop from a Garth Brooks video 'The Red Strokes'

Talk about a head-turner...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-06-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 2,660
Posted By bucks11
The D40 is a consistent and impressive camera for...

The D40 is a consistent and impressive camera for what I like to shoot...If you don't plan to do much cropping, the D40 would be a nice, light carry-around...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-06-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By bucks11
Same thing I do, but I usually shoot bulk, so I...

Same thing I do, but I usually shoot bulk, so I don't include frames.
Keeping them in sleeves in chronological order works wonders...:D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By bucks11
I've seen some damaged cameras come from the...

I've seen some damaged cameras come from the cases but I just opened my grandpa's old C-4 that has been in its case, in the attic, since the early 70s and there wasn't a sign of mold or that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By bucks11
I'm still at the stage where happiness strikes me...

I'm still at the stage where happiness strikes me when I have any images, let alone a keeper or two. I haven't managed to screw up any rolls yet, so maybe my worries are uncalled for...
Forum: Argus RF 04-03-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,418
Posted By bucks11
Thanks for the responses guys... I can't wait to...

Thanks for the responses guys...

I can't wait to try this thing out, I'd never heard of a C-4 until today and read how they were somewhat the Cadillac of domestic cameras in the 50s...

I figured...
Forum: Argus RF 04-03-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,418
Posted By bucks11
Argus C-4....Sunny 16??

Evening All...

I uncovered a minty C-4 from some of my grandfather's belongings today and have been researching them all day. I cleaned up the dust and I must say it's in excellent condition for 50+...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3,082
Posted By bucks11
Interesting, very interesting... I'm partial to...

Interesting, very interesting...

I'm partial to 'it' for my photog gear...
Forum: Photo Software 04-01-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,156
Posted By bucks11
Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought TIFF was bigger...

Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought TIFF was bigger than RAW...

Doesn't TIFF store files according to 3 individual channels, RGB, while RAW stores the same information (RGB) in 1 channel, making it a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-01-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,175
Posted By bucks11
Awesome shots. I'm planning on finding a Kiev or...

Awesome shots. I'm planning on finding a Kiev or something in the FSU camera line later on. I've seen some decent shot from a Helios, but now will have to look towards the Jupiter 3 line too.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-30-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By bucks11
For such a spontaneous move I found your series...

For such a spontaneous move I found your series very intriguing. I think it's my favorite I've seen in a while, double exposures just brighten my day...
Forum: RFF News 03-30-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 7,352
Posted By bucks11
I've always had better luck with Firefox on my...

I've always had better luck with Firefox on my machines....

I just figured I'd try to surf RFF on IE when I saw this thread, reminds me of my dial-up days!! :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-18-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 4,284
Posted By bucks11
I'd keep all your film equip in the stable, just...

I'd keep all your film equip in the stable, just in case.

I like shooting DSLR, I started out with the release of the D40, moved into the D40x and both still see use to this day. I know its low-end...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-11-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By bucks11
This was so cool to scroll... Makes me want to...

This was so cool to scroll...

Makes me want to dig into some old negs I found in a clean-out at my Grandparents.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By bucks11
Another K1000?

I remember experimenting on a K1000 when I was little, but I haven't been able to locate it in about 10 years. I just came across a collection of K-mounts from the attic and wonder if it would be...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-11-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By bucks11
Dang.... I once dropped my Electro and thought I...

Dang....

I once dropped my Electro and thought I was going to get sick...

And that's only a $20 camera...:(

I'll now multiply my pain by about 100...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-04-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 2,650
Posted By bucks11
I personally like photographs that leave me...

I personally like photographs that leave me guessing....but it's always nice when they have a story to tell.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-04-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 5,636
Posted By bucks11
I think you can find a better M2 for that price,...

I think you can find a better M2 for that price, but going by the pics I see why you bid...

eBay seems too "buyer beware" for me anymore...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-04-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 2,351
Posted By bucks11
Can't really say I'm as experienced as most here,...

Can't really say I'm as experienced as most here, but I remember always playing with a K1000 when I was smaller...I really didn't know anything about it, probably wasted more film than was usable,...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-03-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By bucks11
I have noticed some of my threads are opening...

I have noticed some of my threads are opening slower than normal....thought maybe it was just my connection though...

Maybe it just needs that break in period...:D
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-19-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By bucks11
Never knew that, but I've only scanned color...

Never knew that, but I've only scanned color negs...

I can see why you wouldn't want to use it though...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-19-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By bucks11
So I reconfigured some scanner issues and here's...

So I reconfigured some scanner issues and here's what I came up with. I don't really like the ICE technology, you can see the noticeable difference of whether it's being used (the first photo) or not...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-18-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By bucks11
So they're dry enough for me...here's what we've...

So they're dry enough for me...here's what we've got.
It's only my first rodeo, so I know there are a lot of flaws...
Critique...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-18-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By bucks11
Just developed my first roll....

Okay so I got bored this afternoon and figured it was time to learn to develop my own B&W....

School had some Arista chemicals so I stopped in and swiped a few.. (Shh...I don't have that class til...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-17-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,424
Posted By bucks11
I came across this from a link somewhere...

I came across this from a link somewhere else...

So simple, but I am yet to try it...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-17-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,499
Posted By bucks11
Nice shots... I believe it's one of the...

Nice shots...




I believe it's one of the dummies made by either Mr. Morris or one of the Anglins, but I'm not sure. I'm sure someone will clarify..
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 3,614
Posted By bucks11
Good news... Thanks for the heads up

Good news...

Thanks for the heads up
Forum: Olympus RF 02-16-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 7,117
Posted By bucks11
Nice grab! My Thrifty stops never seem to pay...

Nice grab!

My Thrifty stops never seem to pay off, but I do like to make a weekend habit out of it if I'm in town...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-15-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 3,437
Posted By bucks11
That's true. Maybe they'll learn from it though....

That's true. Maybe they'll learn from it though. I do hope they find their pictures...

I have piles of CDs and prints with my digi pics on them, just don't want to take that chance i guess.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-12-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,000
Posted By bucks11
I'd say $50 is a decent bargaining point for the...

I'd say $50 is a decent bargaining point for the CLA.

I've never shot w/ 6x9, but I really like the images you produced.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
Posted By bucks11
B&W - C41....School me.

Evening all,
I'm just making the transition into the film lifestyle, getting bored with the digital age.
Next quarter I'm taking a Classic B&W/Darkroom course for basics of developing and wet prints....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,805
Posted By bucks11
nice scans. Think I may have found a winner until...

nice scans. Think I may have found a winner until I decide to become more serious. I really like the V500 scan, and I was looking at them earlier locally for $199. I know I can find them cheaper...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,805
Posted By bucks11
Thanks for the reply. I seemed to have missed...

Thanks for the reply. I seemed to have missed that thread, some good info to get me going. Think I may have to stretch the budget a bit, but I'm sure it'll pay off.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,805
Posted By bucks11
Scanner shopping. Typical.

New to the forum and have a typical newbie question.

I've been searching this section to death and haven't necessarily found what all I'm looking for yet. I'm looking to get a film scanner mainly...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,327
Posted By bucks11
I love goooold....:p

I love goooold....:p
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By bucks11
Awesome Pictures... The one of Nadal really...

Awesome Pictures...

The one of Nadal really draws me in...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-09-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,212
Posted By bucks11
It's a tempting buy tho.....haha :confused:

It's a tempting buy tho.....haha :confused:
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-05-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,455
Posted By bucks11
I just made the jump to film too.....the digital...

I just made the jump to film too.....the digital age is getting boring.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-05-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By bucks11
I used a Bessa R for film class in school and it...

I used a Bessa R for film class in school and it didn't seem to bother me carrying it all day. Very light and well made..
Just my 2 cents
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