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Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-27-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By Sparrow
... the natue of the beast, the cotton will be...

... the natue of the beast, the cotton will be dyed in yarn, probably, the nylon in chip (before extrusion) the colour is part of structure ... all cotton dyestuffs fade at some point
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,818
Posted By Sparrow
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/503/19872865468_ee1...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/503/19872865468_ee14117604_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wh6Cxw)Nikon WC (https://flic.kr/p/wh6Cxw) by sparrow rf (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

...
Forum: Travel 07-27-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,414
Posted By Sparrow
Post #19 and no one's said wonderful ... who'd...

Post #19 and no one's said wonderful ... who'd have put money on that?
Forum: RFF Polls 07-25-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 13,139
Posted By Sparrow
I'd say RFs are more lack of control freaks myself

I'd say RFs are more lack of control freaks myself
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-25-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,321
Posted By Sparrow
... had he used his digital-camera he could have...

... had he used his digital-camera he could have added a filter in photoshop afterwards :)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-25-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,321
Posted By Sparrow
... all the time, I'm working on a long term...

... all the time, I'm working on a long term project of 'compositional based' photos with bits of poems

like this ...

http://cdn.ipernity.com/117/35/07/15853507.8d7c1cea.800.jpg...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-25-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,474
Posted By Sparrow
I've normally forgotten where they were long...

I've normally forgotten where they were long before I get round to develop 'em
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-25-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sparrow
... f2/as-slow-as-you-go works fine if one's...

... f2/as-slow-as-you-go works fine if one's resigned to block the shadows, and the fastest film one has

I agree but note he lives in Monaco; I've gone to 4 with ilford's xp 400 even further south...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-25-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,321
Posted By Sparrow
Frank, ... that's not asking for appraisal its...

Frank, ... that's not asking for appraisal its just showing off ...

... and yes I like the the similar tones thing too, in fact I'd have another go and try to get them even closer, asuming its a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,818
Posted By Sparrow
... novelty desk-light? ... now there's a gap in...

... novelty desk-light? ... now there's a gap in the market
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-21-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By Sparrow
... is it invitation only joe :D ... I gave up on...

... is it invitation only joe :D ... I gave up on them a couple years back

PS. that first bit there is a joke and intended to be inoffensive
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2015
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,264
Posted By Sparrow
... slightly after the decisive moment...

... slightly after the decisive moment

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/85/26/38988526.f960ab2f.1024.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/297601/38988526)
--- 0230...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-19-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 10,407
Posted By Sparrow
Ah .. those were the days eh? ... back when poor...

Ah .. those were the days eh? ... back when poor photos had an impact, when Are and Bure were still part of the agenda and that stuff was new, fresh and original

I would have been eighteen or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2015
Replies: 3,190
Views: 558,264
Posted By Sparrow
http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/31/72/38963172.47af148...

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/31/72/38963172.47af148b.800.jpg (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/297601/38963172)
--- 0233 (http://www.ipernity.com/doc/297601/38963172) par Sparrow ... Stewart Mcbride...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-16-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 4,412
Posted By Sparrow
... yep, that was my thoughts, even Mr Puts had...

... yep, that was my thoughts, even Mr Puts had to admit it was the better lens, well except for the 50 summicron R iirc
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-16-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8,856
Posted By Sparrow
Nikkor 105/2.5 and a ltm-M adaptor ... my work...

Nikkor 105/2.5 and a ltm-M adaptor ... my work here is done, although if I found one of those Thambars in good nick I'd probably buy it just to see ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-27-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2,139
Posted By Sparrow
I like that look myself. In our last house I...

I like that look myself.

In our last house I discovered the hot water storage-tank cupboard was an almost a constant 40-C ... it's always worth looking around, in this house I have a 60 watt bulb...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 06-26-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,268
Posted By Sparrow
... lovely photograph either way

... lovely photograph either way
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-26-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 8,742
Posted By Sparrow
... I've always found ball-heads frustrating ......

... I've always found ball-heads frustrating ... I find it much easier to adjust one axis at a time, so I generally end up using this Manfrotto one which is much more accurate in use ... and it has a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 11,937
Posted By Sparrow
... it was the schism between Ingrams and Hislop...

... it was the schism between Ingrams and Hislop when it became clear that I was, despite being a committed modernist, in fact in the fogey wing of the eye's subscribers, rather than a comrade of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-24-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,228
Posted By Sparrow
As americanization is of americanisation :D

As americanization is of americanisation :D
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-24-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,500
Posted By Sparrow
OK joe the cards say ... ... "Ask people to...

OK joe the cards say ...

... "Ask people to work against their better judgement, would anybody want it? Take away the elements in order of apparent non-importance"

Although you could always buy a...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-24-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,500
Posted By Sparrow
I'll turn over three Oblique Strategies for you...

I'll turn over three Oblique Strategies for you joe, it always works for me

ah, well I will when I find them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 11,937
Posted By Sparrow
... back in the 1970s hipsters were pants

... back in the 1970s hipsters were pants
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-23-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,704
Posted By Sparrow
em? yes sorry, how about ... it looks lighter...

em? yes sorry, how about ... it looks lighter than the surrounding image, ... whereas the fault on the OP's images look to be darker than one would expect?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-23-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,704
Posted By Sparrow
... that looks a lot more like a classic light...

... that looks a lot more like a classic light leak to me
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-23-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,704
Posted By Sparrow
I've not seen that before, but I suppose it could...

I've not seen that before, but I suppose it could be that.

How close are the curtains at 1/1000?

As it isn't present between frames it has to involve the light coming from the front of the camera...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,612
Posted By Sparrow
... well there's no telling what your chap will...

... well there's no telling what your chap will do, he may just slip you a few dollars to go elsewhere :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,612
Posted By Sparrow
... no worries ... I expect it'll be X-rays again...

... no worries ... I expect it'll be X-rays again soon enough :D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-22-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,704
Posted By Sparrow
... do the stripes go across the gap between...

... do the stripes go across the gap between frames? ... that looks more like a processing fault to me, or even something wrong with the film
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,612
Posted By Sparrow
... I think we had concluded the article was just...

... I think we had concluded the article was just sensationalised drivel and a bit of fantasy ... to infringe copyright one would need to make a copy and clearly a photo of the London Eye is not a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,612
Posted By Sparrow
... this side of the hill the cricket grounds...

... this side of the hill the cricket grounds tend to be owned by either breweries or the local authorities, I can imagine they could enforce some pretty odd rules ... particularly when they have to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,612
Posted By Sparrow
... and then there's the tendency of petty...

... and then there's the tendency of petty officials to claim powers they don't have
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-21-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,612
Posted By Sparrow
... what the UK police say about it; 'Guidance...

... what the UK police say about it;

'Guidance around the issue has been made clear to officers and PCSOs through briefings and internal communications. The following advice is available to all...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-20-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 7,512
Posted By Sparrow
... or clearing his desk ready for his holidays...

... or clearing his desk ready for his holidays in Greece?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-20-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By Sparrow
... good man

... good man
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-19-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 7,512
Posted By Sparrow
... so they're up to their old tricks again?

... so they're up to their old tricks again?
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By Sparrow
... and the Stigett?

... and the Stigett?
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By Sparrow
... trust me, one shouldn't buy a camera from a...

... trust me, one shouldn't buy a camera from a poor dentist ... in fact I'm not sure one can say dentist these days :thinking: not a poor one anyway
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... well yes, except for those who don't care ......

... well yes, except for those who don't care ... or think that using two technologies to improve the systems output in a smaller package is a good idea, or even just to improve Leica's profit margin...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... that's good to know, then maybe Aristophanes...

... that's good to know, then maybe Aristophanes is the late Hunter S whateveritwas?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-18-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 8,123
Posted By Sparrow
Shock News ... an Australian who knows the truth...

Shock News ... an Australian who knows the truth of it :D
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... I don't know, in fact I understand very...

... I don't know, in fact I understand very little of this sort of thing ... I occasionally post an odd attempt at humour, often that self-deprecating humour that's really tricky to spot outside the...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... yes, that happens with purists it seems,...

... yes, that happens with purists it seems, myself ... I find it tricky to sort out the purists from the fundamentalists
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By Sparrow
... so you've not heard the bad news then? ......

... so you've not heard the bad news then? ... they've given it to ... em, is one allowed to say 'ginger twat' on here?
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By Sparrow
... I already have a hedge trimmer ... he's...

... I already have a hedge trimmer ... he's called Paul
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By Sparrow
... you can laugh now ... well you'll not be...

... you can laugh now ... well you'll not be laughing at the next series of Top Gear
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-18-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... Hunter S Thompson, was an interesting choice...

... Hunter S Thompson, was an interesting choice of persona I thought ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,475
Posted By Sparrow
Yes I assumed that was your view ... I was simply...

Yes I assumed that was your view ... I was simply pointing that your conscious observer requires the validation of another observer to hold true ... and from there it's giant tortoises all the way...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-17-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By Sparrow
... yes ... I suppose it could be worse

... yes ... I suppose it could be worse
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-17-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... this is true sadly, even satire can pass...

... this is true sadly, even satire can pass unnoticed ... ironically
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-17-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By Sparrow
Who would be most likely to own a Leica Q ...

... Chris Evans or Jeremy Clarkson?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,475
Posted By Sparrow
... that's from god's POV, so I suppose it...

... that's from god's POV, so I suppose it depends on his perceived self-worth
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-17-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... and I suppose even after proved they exist,...

... and I suppose even after proved they exist, you would need to prove whatever perceived their existence was itself conscious .. and of course possessed free will when it perceived that proof :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,475
Posted By Sparrow
I was talking about the late Hunter S Thompson...

I was talking about the late Hunter S Thompson Bill, not you ... sorry I didn't make it clear ... 'irony' eh?
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-17-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... oh, come on is 1%, 2-3%, or over 7% ... Leica...

... oh, come on is 1%, 2-3%, or over 7% ... Leica really should come clean about it, and what's a percent distortion anyway, they've not even mentioned it in their literature which is ridiculous for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,475
Posted By Sparrow
Ah, I always wondered ... why do these loudmouths...

Ah, I always wondered ... why do these loudmouths crop-up at times like this? lots of typing, but just the one opinion and never any photographs ... why do they never have any photos?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,475
Posted By Sparrow
... and that Hunter S Thompson died ten years ago...

... and that Hunter S Thompson died ten years ago which is also odd, this new one hasn't posted a photograph as far as I can see
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-17-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... is there a provenance for this photo, or the...

... is there a provenance for this photo, or the context it which it was first published? ... you'll understand my scepticism
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-17-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... ah, normal service is resumed :D ... it was...

... ah, normal service is resumed :D ... it was all beginning to look a bit too positive there for a while, but thankfully at last someone has found a deal-breaker, it was a close run thing there...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-17-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 7,021
Posted By Sparrow
How can anyone know this without access to both...

How can anyone know this without access to both companies Management accounts over a number of years?
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-17-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
... no, it doesn't matter there's a bit of...

... no, it doesn't matter there's a bit of distortion.

... there was a chap on the forum a few years back that took it upon themselves to point out the unacceptable distortion of every CV lens ever...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-16-2015
Replies: 221
Views: 32,979
Posted By Sparrow
em? no it doesn't ... anyway, many seem to...

em? no it doesn't ... anyway, many seem to confuse distortion with the normal planar projection as it is ... and I've not had much luck explaining the difference to them
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-16-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,388
Posted By Sparrow
... the clean-cut shape would make me look for a...

... the clean-cut shape would make me look for a missing screw ... as though the light is passing through a tube to
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-15-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By Sparrow
... I think that's probably it, convention ......

... I think that's probably it, convention ... were I in fourth century Delos then an erection in church would be more welcome than in a 19c methodist chapel

I seldom take a shot when I'm not in...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-14-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By Sparrow
... try opening one of the iPhoto files in...

... try opening one of the iPhoto files in photoshop and see what colour space that uses, then change photoshop's defaults to that

You'll probably need to check they are both using the same printer...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-13-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,263
Posted By Sparrow
... I often wish I could un-train, go back to...

... I often wish I could un-train, go back to that childhood naivety and just do new things at random.

I agree with Bailey's concept that the 'Art is in the errors' ... and I seem to make fewer...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-12-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By Sparrow
... it sounds like you have set up a different...

... it sounds like you have set up a different default colour-space in the programs ... try looking in, Edit/Colour Settings to see how photoshop is handling your colour management
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By Sparrow
In the early years she was dreadful shy, she hid...

In the early years she was dreadful shy, she hid from media attention and seldom spoke ... she was a teenage nanny at the time not the celebrity she became so I don't think that's correct
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By Sparrow
... you seem to be involving many other issues in...

... you seem to be involving many other issues in what I had purposefully stated as a simple question ... I wasn't thinking about the advantages of a republic, royal privilege, cult celibately or...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By Sparrow
Not really ... that was the first time she...

Not really ... that was the first time she appeared or posed for the press iirc, she didn't speak for the first few years ... what your talking about was years later and ...

... no I didn't care...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By Sparrow
I still use 'one' and 'you' in real life but it...

I still use 'one' and 'you' in real life but it sounds pompous if I use it on here, but I got the intent :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By Sparrow
... so would you say it's the intention of the...

... so would you say it's the intention of the subject should be a concern for the photographer?

As example ... that backlit photo of Princess Diana that caused such a fuss, she clearly didn't...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By Sparrow
... I would have said that your outlook was the...

... I would have said that your outlook was the modern one, a youthful attitude ... and it's me that still listens to The Home Service on the wireless
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By Sparrow
... yes where the law meets ethics is often a...

... yes where the law meets ethics is often a complex interface ...

... voyeurism is covered in the UK by the Sexual Offences Act 2003, but I (personally) would question the ethics of some...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,818
Posted By Sparrow
... do you think the surreptitious photographer...

... do you think the surreptitious photographer has any responsibility as to how he represents his subjects or is he free to publish anything?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-10-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By Sparrow
... it seems so...

... it seems so :hangs-head-shakes-it-a-little/smiley:
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-06-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,074
Posted By Sparrow
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4081/4802069577_24fe...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4081/4802069577_24fe2eb900_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8jkRZ4)_34_0178 (https://flic.kr/p/8jkRZ4) by sparrow rf (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-06-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,074
Posted By Sparrow
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2567/4085167809_514a...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2567/4085167809_514a46c064_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7dZy4K)_24_0054 (https://flic.kr/p/7dZy4K) by sparrow rf (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-31-2015
Replies: 131
Views: 32,570
Posted By Sparrow
... that looks manipulated, sort of a PeterM look

... that looks manipulated, sort of a PeterM look
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-28-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 5,032
Posted By Sparrow
--- --- I don't think any of them will spoil...

--- ---
I don't think any of them will spoil an otherwise decent photo myself ... this is with the ais lens ...


http://cdn.ipernity.com/126/41/07/16454107.801dc5ff.1024.jpg...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-27-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,781
Posted By Sparrow
... wouldn't it leave the water content? ... well...

... wouldn't it leave the water content? ... well the formula they sell in the UK would anyway

PS ... that is it would add the water content of the mentholated spirt to that already in the lens...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-27-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,781
Posted By Sparrow
:eek: ..... Why on earth would you do that?

:eek: ..... Why on earth would you do that?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 4,053
Posted By Sparrow
I don't think age is an issue, most old guys I...

I don't think age is an issue, most old guys I know are involved in it's appreciation ... I worked in a creative field where 'fashion' was an element in almost everything we did, I found no...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 4,053
Posted By Sparrow
Yes, that's a good point My daughter found...

Yes, that's a good point

My daughter found studying paintings in a gallery difficult because the colours looked wrong when compared to the same painting on the interweb.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 4,053
Posted By Sparrow
Ha! ... I knew you'd eventually say something I...

Ha! ... I knew you'd eventually say something I agreed with ........ :) ... what ned said! ...

... and one has to remember if one uses Flicker they will exercise their special aestheticism and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-24-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 6,001
Posted By Sparrow
... surely that's a Lambretta?

... surely that's a Lambretta?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-24-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By Sparrow
:confused: ... sorry, I don't see the relevance

:confused: ... sorry, I don't see the relevance
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By Sparrow
... Eugene?

... Eugene?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By Sparrow
... I just wanted to see what I already had and,...

... I just wanted to see what I already had and, and make it available to anyone who's interested to read through it ... I wanted to make it light and jokey, but it didn't work out that way
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By Sparrow
next .............. I'll reserve a space incase I...

next .............. I'll reserve a space incase I decide to finish the thing
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By Sparrow
-------------------------- ... The Classical...

--------------------------

... The Classical Principles:

I'm a mod myself (modernist) ... I have drawn pictures for as long as I can remember, my granddad would bring me 500 sheet pads from...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By Sparrow
----------------- ... this logo, the yin-yang...

-----------------

... this logo, the yin-yang logo or the Tai-Chi symbol according to the interweb, demonstrates symmetry ...

http://cdn.ipernity.com/200/31/72/37403172.bf3f4bf0.640.jpg...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By Sparrow
---------------- ... out of interest one...

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... out of interest one quick'n easy way to abstract any image file is to play with the Contrast and Brightness controls ... wind the contrast up until the photo looks like a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By Sparrow
Looking at Pictures the Psychology of Images ... the Director's Cut

... ...

I thought it would be easier to read if I pulled what copy I had in this more succinct version ... the original thread is here...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 05-22-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 4,328
Posted By Sparrow
After much agonising over the first book, and a...

After much agonising over the first book, and a couple of doing a couple of versions, some two years work before I was even remotely happy with it ... I can say for me it's 12"x12" square, white...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,954
Posted By Sparrow
... harsh ... but fair I suppose

... harsh ... but fair I suppose
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-20-2015
Replies: 138
Views: 12,496
Posted By Sparrow
... yes, very interesting

... yes, very interesting
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-19-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 10,088
Posted By Sparrow
... and if one were unconscious of either how...

... and if one were unconscious of either how would it differ from death after life?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-18-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 5,332
Posted By Sparrow
I don't use digital that often, but when I do...

I don't use digital that often, but when I do tend to misplace the same functions every time ... things seem to move around playing hide and seek in the menus somehow

... I only feel like an idiot...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-17-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,286
Posted By Sparrow
... I always think that, you have to know how to...

... I always think that, you have to know how to do the other stuff ... but one needs a bit of luck too
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-16-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
Yes, I thought your rd1 period produced some...

Yes, I thought your rd1 period produced some really strong work myself. If I obsessed over the equipment it would be one to go into my display cabinet.

I never felt the need to upgrade the m2 and...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-16-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
Really? ... you don't like any of your photos?...

Really? ... you don't like any of your photos? ... or rate some as being better than others

That you have an eye for composition is obvious from what I see on Facebook and flicker, and an interest...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-15-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
... still, my really early stuff is sadly lost to...

... still, my really early stuff is sadly lost to the world ... I recall being given a boxwood slide box way back, it was a blond wood with two brass clasps on the front and two small brass hinges,...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-15-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
... yes I think I'd arrived at the "digital blows...

... yes I think I'd arrived at the "digital blows the highlights whilst films blocks up the shadows" thing already .. I'd have preferred it the other way round but its not too bad, I used a lot of...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-15-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
I just popped out and bought a colour-monkey ......

I just popped out and bought a colour-monkey ... the old spider's is a bit dated and I sold the analyser I'd been using along with the business ... it only dawned on me a few weeks ago the photoshop...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-15-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
I'm not really that bothered in terms of cost,...

I'm not really that bothered in terms of cost, its not often I buy anything ... its the value to me that's important, and I think I've arrived at a solution now anyway
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-15-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... I can get on to the colour management now ......

... I can get on to the colour management now ... oh joy
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-15-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... well finely everything is going properly with...

... well finely everything is going properly with no unwanted wires. I refurbished an old mac-mini I bought for my daughter years ago, took the lid off cleaned out all the dust and fluff and polished...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-14-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
I know from my experience running a busy design...

I know from my experience running a busy design studio that any changes in equipment invariably have an impact on productivity, in the short term anyway, I could measure it in terms of quantity and...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-14-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
... this is my problem, I can't cope with having...

... this is my problem, I can't cope with having to think about the technical side of things when I'm actually taking photographs. I've used the same camera, film and proses for so many years now...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-14-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
I bought a nikon d70 a while back to see if I...

I bought a nikon d70 a while back to see if I could cope with changing to digital, I picked that one because it has no automation at all with an AIS lens fitted.

It turned out to be quit easy, it's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 7,578
Posted By Sparrow
... we have a cat, so I don't get to see many ......

... we have a cat, so I don't get to see many ... and those I do see are often more still-life than nature
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-13-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
Nice, and not a lens one sees every day ... has...

Nice, and not a lens one sees every day

... has anybody used a Summitar on the M240?

Will it collapse without causing damage, and does the sensor show up too many of its faults?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-12-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
... got it, thanks

... got it, thanks
Forum: Off Topic 05-12-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,192
Posted By Sparrow
... wouldn't that be a plutocracy more than...

... wouldn't that be a plutocracy more than oligarchy
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-12-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
... so Keith's isn't working properly then?

... so Keith's isn't working properly then?
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-12-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
... do they all have a common fitting? ... I've...

... do they all have a common fitting? ... I've seen a panasonic one somewhere around the house
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-12-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
Is yours the Leica one Keith? ... I'm thinking...

Is yours the Leica one Keith? ...

I'm thinking of a home for the Nikon f2.5/105 too at some point ... using that off a tripod has become a real challenge now, I'm struggling to get some strength...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-12-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
Right, I've digested that thanks everybody ......

Right, I've digested that thanks everybody ... now a couple of supplementary questions ...

Is anybody using the EVF much? ... and are 'hot-shoe' connections a standard fitting or must one buy the...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-12-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,873
Posted By Sparrow
... if it were on a boat it would be called a...

... if it were on a boat it would be called a closed-chock ... and be potentially much bigger
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,054
Posted By Sparrow
... I was thinking more like a, 15 CWT Bedford...

... I was thinking more like a, 15 CWT Bedford myself
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,054
Posted By Sparrow
... was the 928 fat and ugly then?

... was the 928 fat and ugly then?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,977
Posted By Sparrow
... the Skopar is a much underrated lens,...

... the Skopar is a much underrated lens, especially on colour negative film, I've done most of my Greek colour stuff with one for many years now ... but I'm curious to know about your need for such...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,115
Posted By Sparrow
... or fart when putting ones' socks on

... or fart when putting ones' socks on
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,115
Posted By Sparrow
... yes, I felt compeled to switch my affections...

... yes, I felt compeled to switch my affections to Kristin Scott Thomas some years ago ... and even though she had that dreadful haircut last year she keeps the aloof-beauty award in my book
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,115
Posted By Sparrow
... it seems a bit unfair though ... this lot get...

... it seems a bit unfair though ... this lot get mobile phones and selfie-sticks to play with, when the coolest thing in my day was a Rubik's cube or some Clackers
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-10-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,477
Posted By Sparrow
.. don't we already have a flamboyant? When I...

.. don't we already have a flamboyant?

When I joined Sparrow was the first thing that came to mind ... I thought I could change it later but never found out how, I've got accustomed to it now
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-10-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,887
Posted By Sparrow
plug in hybrid eh? ... how much does the...

plug in hybrid eh? ... how much does the extension cable cost?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-09-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,874
Posted By Sparrow
... couldn't be bothered, and anyway reading...

... couldn't be bothered, and anyway reading tees'n c's could well prejudice any future witness statements regarding the account

I'm guessing Mr Cheese made it up?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-08-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,994
Posted By Sparrow
... couldn't agree more, and nice to see someone...

... couldn't agree more, and nice to see someone making full use of the forum's graphic design potential after so few posts
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-08-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
... is it me, or does that slippery-slope look a...

... is it me, or does that slippery-slope look a little steeper?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-08-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By Sparrow
... my gran had a decorator with a wooden-leg at...

... my gran had a decorator with a wooden-leg at one time, he wallpapered her hall and staircase on a slight anti-clockwise rotation ... I trust Mr Ye doesn't have a limp?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 9,633
Posted By Sparrow
... the long dead Layla, named from the song by...

... the long dead Layla, named from the song by Deric and the Dominos ... one of the few slides I could recover when we last moved house, mildew got many thousand maybe two hundred cleaned like this...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 9,633
Posted By Sparrow
I can tell the make and model of every car and...

I can tell the make and model of every car and van in that photo after 35 years ... I wouldn't know half of them in a modern version of that scene, form has followed function I suppose I expect they...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-07-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,874
Posted By Sparrow
... and fails the "reasonableness test" by a...

... and fails the "reasonableness test" by a country mile in any Fair Contracts Legislation one cares to look at
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-07-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,755
Posted By Sparrow
... 30 years? ... you were lucky, I only had...

... 30 years? ... you were lucky, I only had customers for many years before I got a client
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-07-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
... invented 'em mate

... invented 'em mate
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-07-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
... not so much in terms of the one-downmanship,...

... not so much in terms of the one-downmanship, more our legendary disregard for value when we spend our money ... and disinterest in the future value of things we purchase ...

... like a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-07-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
... 35 and 50 respectively

... 35 and 50 respectively
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-06-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 7,624
Posted By Sparrow
Is the M240/M246 a mature enough technology to be ...

... suitable for a Yorkshireman?

... and would it play nicely with a f2.8 Summaron and a Rigid Summicron in 'monochrome' mode? ... and have they sorted out the wide angle problems yet? ... I'm...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-06-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,755
Posted By Sparrow
... I thought I'd contributed to this thread ......

... I thought I'd contributed to this thread ... but I'm unable to find the post now, that is a strange thing to happen
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-06-2015
Replies: 369
Views: 68,384
Posted By Sparrow
... I do like a deal-breaker, much better than a...

... I do like a deal-breaker, much better than a red-line issue
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-06-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,710
Posted By Sparrow
... or Greece for the imperial plumbing ... BSP...

... or Greece for the imperial plumbing ... BSP and BSPT for all that malleable iron tubing
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-06-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,710
Posted By Sparrow
... the Whitworth thread came first so...

... the Whitworth thread came first so technically its all the rest that are odd ;D ... it is unusual in one respect though, in that the tops and bottoms of the thread have a radial form.

That made...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-06-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,575
Posted By Sparrow
Has that model got an external power-supply? if...

Has that model got an external power-supply? if it has it might be worth just checking thats working correctly, quite by accident I put a meter on one of mine the other day (I was actually checking...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,339
Posted By Sparrow
... sunny f16 for the aperture and 1/film-ISO for...

... sunny f16 for the aperture and 1/film-ISO for the shutter speed ... on a tripod with the longest lens you have
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-05-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,972
Posted By Sparrow
... that's good to hear. btw ... I don't think...

... that's good to hear.

btw ... I don't think there's a foam light trap on a M2 .. just a strip of stiff plastic under the hinge
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-05-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
... but just imagine the cockups these hipster...

... but just imagine the cockups these hipster kids make going the other way, way way more scope to look daft
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-05-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
.. just treat it like a camera loaded with slide...

.. just treat it like a camera loaded with slide film, say CT21 or so, and shoot raw. That way you won't blow too much of the highlights and in the future you'll still have all the image to reprocess...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-05-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
... or you went through the menu the wrong...

... or you went through the menu the wrong way?


... :D just kidding :)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 05-05-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By Sparrow
I think it could be the very first Spyder ... it...

I think it could be the very first Spyder ... it struggled with snow-leopard when I last upgraded

I may just do a deal with the lab and buy the one they recommend, that worked OK last time
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-05-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
... while the rest of us have some fun at Frank's...

... while the rest of us have some fun at Frank's expense :D

The Fourth was with you yesterday Frank ... today? ... maybe not so much

:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Sparrow
Personally the concept of 'competition' has no...

Personally the concept of 'competition' has no place in art, show your work where it can be appreciated properly

... it's only if one can measure it, that it's a sport not an art, ... how far, how...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 05-05-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By Sparrow
ColorMunki Display: KalibRation KonunDrum

.. anybody using that Colour Monkey Display calibrator on a mac running Yosemite?

I could do with a new colour calibration thingy and my lab recommends this one (or it is selling this one now, I...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-05-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Sparrow
... this surprised me too, it changed my view of...

... this surprised me too, it changed my view of digital printing when it became clear the I had more control sending it out to print than I did in my own darkroom

PS ... I use this...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-05-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Sparrow
... that's a bit like giving someone a nice...

... that's a bit like giving someone a nice recipe for venison and neglecting to mention the bit where one has to go shoot it
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-05-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Sparrow
... I like to have all of the control I can, and...

... I like to have all of the control I can, and I like repeatable results.

The c-type prints will give you exactly repeatable results if you set it all up correctly ... but setting it up correctly...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-05-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Sparrow
... that, editing and colour management Those...

... that, editing and colour management

Those Agfa dlab machines run at 402dpi ... so my Minolta 5400 will only just cover a 12"x18" print without interpolation ... my lab runs three of them, for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 3,889
Posted By Sparrow
... yes I know a plumber who does bits of work...

... yes I know a plumber who does bits of work free sometimes, old or needy folk around the village and the like, I did him his portrait as a small mixed-media drawing a couple of years back just to...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-05-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Sparrow
... yep thats the best solution by far, do all...

... yep thats the best solution by far, do all the prepress then hand it to the lad ... I pay 1.20 for 12"x18" prints. (on a Agfa dLab2 machine)

The big expense was a good scanner, after that its...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 05-04-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 4,190
Posted By Sparrow
... I'm having to go to faster speeds because of...

... I'm having to go to faster speeds because of shake ... age, meds and that

I keep looking at the digital M's but that DF could probably be a better bet ... and now Frank has passed to the other...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-04-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,420
Posted By Sparrow
This is the normal position ... the outer ring is...

This is the normal position ... the outer ring is spring loaded against the body and if pressed the button clicks in and allows the film to be rewound...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,972
Posted By Sparrow
It's not in the typical position for the...

It's not in the typical position for the shutter-gully light trap, with that distinctive band 2 or 3mm into the frame ... I'd stick a roll of colour-neg film through it as someone suggested, you can...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Sparrow
... yes, grumpy wasn't happy at all

... yes, grumpy wasn't happy at all
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Sparrow
... I stayed around there when in Baltimore,...

... I stayed around there when in Baltimore, really nice area normally ... that's a bit like militarising Disneyland
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-03-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,420
Posted By Sparrow
... mine's the one you push, it clicks and stays...

... mine's the one you push, it clicks and stays in until you've rewound the film. It pops back out when you load the next film, or the next time you cock the shutter

Yours doesn't sound right to...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-03-2015
Replies: 369
Views: 68,384
Posted By Sparrow
... yes, not sitting on a wet fence is important...

... yes, not sitting on a wet fence is important to me
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-02-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
... whereas I see ill in both their houses ... I...

... whereas I see ill in both their houses ... I suspect Gazprom is simply a reflection of Halliburton as are their respective masters, and I'm equally sceptical either has my interests at heart
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-02-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
... sounds wonderful impartial ... as are all...

... sounds wonderful impartial ... as are all Langley Press' publications, I hasten to add
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-01-2015
Replies: 186
Views: 11,906
Posted By Sparrow
I felt a great disturbance in the Force ... I...

I felt a great disturbance in the Force ... I fear something terrible may happen.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-01-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,525
Posted By Sparrow
They're not fashionable that's for sure .. fancy...

They're not fashionable that's for sure .. fancy calling it Quattro .. you'd just need a large moustache, a Kevin Keegan perm and a car with GTI after its name to complete the ensemble
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-01-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,525
Posted By Sparrow
... naa, Leica were doing that way back in the...

... naa, Leica were doing that way back in the 1950s, and they didn't even make an SLR back then
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-01-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 7,915
Posted By Sparrow
... and you were expecting to getaway with glib...

... and you were expecting to getaway with glib remarks regarding a Leica product then?

... you seem not to understand how important Leica anthropomorphism really is sir!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-01-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,331
Posted By Sparrow
... the runner works better graphically, the...

... the runner works better graphically, the title and text work perfectly

Much easier for the designer ... I recall that cover shot of the man standing in front of the tank, that one didn't lend...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 4,029
Posted By Sparrow
... I was told it was because of the war, the big...

... I was told it was because of the war, the big boys were seen with f1.5/50s ... so everyone wanted to look like Capa, and the film was still DIN back then and was dreadful slow even when I started...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-27-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 6,436
Posted By Sparrow
... that's the bugger of it; the things we admire...

... that's the bugger of it; the things we admire in the work of others we question in our own.

I've noticed some have that attraction to the surreal, and some to the real almost as if they had a...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-27-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 6,436
Posted By Sparrow
.... those are just typical of your photos...

.... those are just typical of your photos though, we were discussing this the other day and that's simply your style I think. Do you get choose how how to take them? could you do them differently?...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-27-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... I think the viewscan will need to be...

... I think the viewscan will need to be installed on whatever the scanner plugged into I've discovered from playing with it so far, I'm not sure it provides any handshakes that anything else can...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-26-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,420
Posted By Sparrow
The one I have had a tendency to come lose ......

The one I have had a tendency to come lose ... easy enough to screw back, in the end I cut a piece of rubber to stop it spinning while I tightened the screw enough to stop it coming loose again.

I...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-26-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,844
Posted By Sparrow
If you have a Known-Shipper account with a...

If you have a Known-Shipper account with a courier you maintain a bonded warehouse area and only allow access to vetted staff ... in effect your company takes on the security responsabilities ... and...
Forum: Photo Software 04-26-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,563
Posted By Sparrow
... read the instructions eh? ... :thinking: Its...

... read the instructions eh? ... :thinking:

Its an idea I suppose, it took me over thirty years to get round to reading the M2's manual ... and I learned something new from that

The only thing I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-26-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By Sparrow
... my converted IIIf lives in the car's glovebox...

... my converted IIIf lives in the car's glovebox all year round ... its had no repairs I can think of this century and it works fine, I took a couple shots yesterday.

I always wonder how much time...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-26-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,844
Posted By Sparrow
I'd expect the CT scanners to damage it too The...

I'd expect the CT scanners to damage it too

The courier services don't normally get scanned if they sent by a Known-Shipper or if they pack them on your behalf ... but I'd not risk it, if there was...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-26-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
I'm using it with Viewscan, so yes all the...

I'm using it with Viewscan, so yes all the drivers are in place ... the Minolta software was obsolete years ago, I don't think it ever ran on Mountain-Lion

I have full function on USB2 with...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-24-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... direct connection is fine, it worked straight...

... direct connection is fine, it worked straight out of the box ... I'm using it like that at the moment when I need to, but long term a wireless connection would be much more convenient, I just...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-24-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... it's only the wi-fi bit that is a problem....

... it's only the wi-fi bit that is a problem. Everything is fine even the old minolta 5400 if it's plugged in via USB ... I'm just a bit OCD with stuff like that and want to keep it in the scanner...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-24-2015
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Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... that's an idea, I'll see if it works with the...

... that's an idea, I'll see if it works with the mac-mini as a slave first ... viewscan will be the only thing on it I'll strip everything else off and erase all the free space
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-24-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
PS ... the canon printer/scanner worked...

PS ... the canon printer/scanner worked wirelessly straight away ... it just appeared in the printer list and as an icon in the dock after loading the latest software from canon's website
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-24-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... as they said, viewscan is happy to run with...

... as they said, viewscan is happy to run with Yosemite ... but neither of the new machines have firewire, so its USB to the macbook sitting on top of the cupboard to scan anything for now

My...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-23-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... I'd intended to add a keyboard and screen...

... I'd intended to add a keyboard and screen just to set it up ... I'm still looking for the old software and leads ... and I should really take it to bits and clean all the lint out of the vents in...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-23-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... they are good kids Paul, I'm proud of both of...

... they are good kids Paul, I'm proud of both of them
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-23-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... the mac-book is just a portable copy of the...

... the mac-book is just a portable copy of the iMac, my family bought it for my birthday so I could always get online, my health can be a bit variable nowadays
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-23-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... that sounds doable, and yes I know its silly...

... that sounds doable, and yes I know its silly probably my picky designer OCD kicking in ... and it was your guy who did the "we choose to do these things not because they are easy ..." thing in...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-23-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
I wonder if I could also allow the iMac...

I wonder if I could also allow the iMac permission to share the mini on the iMac's screen? (I don't really have space for another screen and keyboard in the scanner cupboard)

PS ... and the mac mini...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-23-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... so am I correct in thinking I could connect...

... so am I correct in thinking I could connect the minolta scanner to the old mac-mini by USB ... then make the mini available on the iMac's screen? as some sort shared device?

And just leave the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-23-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
... yes, that certainly reads that way doesn't it...

... yes, that certainly reads that way doesn't it

I have an 6 or 7 year old mac mini doing nothing I wonder if that could be used to run as a scanner server of sorts?

I wonder why they restrict...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-23-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,024
Posted By Sparrow
New iMac Setup Help

New iMac Setup ...

The addition on a new macbook air to my system required so many upgrades to my system I decided to start again ...

I've installed a

1) new iMac with an external disc-drive, a...
Forum: Photo Software 04-22-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 12,232
Posted By Sparrow
... it's the thin edge of a slippery straw that...

... it's the thin edge of a slippery straw that broke the camels' back ... pick your metaphor, anyway one looks at it long term they expect to take more of your money

Try replacing the word...
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