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Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-01-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 5,767
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Roger love to Frances... I can only imagine your...

Roger love to Frances... I can only imagine your distress in having such a close and special partner ill. I know your love will protect her.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,886
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Name-dropper! LOL!! :)

Name-dropper! LOL!! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,886
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Why bother?

Why bother?
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,886
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Now I remember why I pretty much stopped posting...

Now I remember why I pretty much stopped posting on the RFF, I read through this entire thread, and frankly just don't understand what is being said about art. Even with my NEA's, my age, and my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2018
Replies: 152
Views: 6,837
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
The Digital Motion Picture Archive Framework...

The Digital Motion Picture Archive Framework...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2018
Replies: 152
Views: 6,837
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It's the system where one insults rather than...

It's the system where one insults rather than cites. Made popular on financial sites like the Yahoo and CNBC comment sections.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 5,059
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I don't post much these days, but thanks so much...

I don't post much these days, but thanks so much for the early-adopter take on this camera.
I really respect your opinion on this.

I really don't care about beta software much, I have been pretty...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
"Street photography’s role in the past century is...

"Street photography’s role in the past century is closely linked to photography’s emergence as a serious art form, one that curators are willing to showcase in museums and galleries. As Westerbeck...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-15-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,394
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Greatly Reduced

I will miss many of the lovely people I have met here, and drop by if I need advice or thoughts on equipment. But I probably will not be reading "I will avoid Leica NJ from here on......
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-29-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2,117
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Zips were broken the day you first used it. They...

Zips were broken the day you first used it. They defined the "click of death."
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-21-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Here is an article referencing the script. ...

Here is an article referencing the script.

http://www.printmag.com/daily-heller/the-future-of-german-advertising-past-julius-gipkens/
Forum: Nikon RF 04-17-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,977
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
No but for some of us a beautiful camera is a joy...

No but for some of us a beautiful camera is a joy to use. The DF? A camera only it's mother could love.
Forum: Nikon RF 04-16-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,977
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They became confused and thought we said we...

They became confused and thought we said we wanted a Nikon EL, only uglier.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-08-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
[QUOTE=Beemermark;2714424]I learned Capitalism...

[QUOTE=Beemermark;2714424]I learned Capitalism worked because no matter how much one has they desire more.[QUOTE]

That is a very simplistic theory, don't buy it.

"The Rich Aren’t Rich Because They...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-08-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
She is an interesting photographer, in this case...

She is an interesting photographer, in this case catching the very wealthy lower class. An odd group especially in the US, since they are on reality TV, but never on the "a-list."

An entire...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-06-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 6,493
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I was an investor in a few artist bars. Terry...

I was an investor in a few artist bars.

Terry Richardson is alive and well among the population of photographers in bars. But let's be clear here, you can throw the guy out, but you can't delete...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 3,894
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Wearing my collector's hat, this camera appears...

Wearing my collector's hat, this camera appears worthless. I honestly don't see the point of owning it, unless it was very cheap.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Well that was 5 years ago. Now they buy a...

Well that was 5 years ago. Now they buy a digital camera, and get a seldom used phone with it.

I might make 10 phone calls to friends in a year. My carrier offers unlimited free phone calls,...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 03-28-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,147
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575,000 Images by Civil Rights Photographer Bob Adelman

https://hyperallergic.com/367420/library-of-congress-acquires-bob-adelmans-civil-rights-photos/

575,000 Images by Civil Rights Photographer Bob Adelman Go to Library of Congress. The institution has...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2017
Replies: 129
Views: 5,539
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Every successful person seems to piss in...

Every successful person seems to piss in someone's cornflakes.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2017
Replies: 129
Views: 5,539
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
There are no "verified" articles. There are many...

There are no "verified" articles.

There are many opinions. And there are the photos.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2017
Replies: 129
Views: 5,539
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
That seems a really uninformed take on HCB, and...

That seems a really uninformed take on HCB, and the art market, and especially odd in HCB's case, considering his well known position regarding sales.

"I, Henri Cartier-Bresson, residing in Paris at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2017
Replies: 129
Views: 5,539
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Live long enough, and you could have some famous...

Live long enough, and you could have some famous friends, or at least acquaintances.
Forum: Travel 03-22-2017
Replies: 120
Views: 8,301
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
iPhones can be run completely clean. Before...

iPhones can be run completely clean. Before leaving -- backup. Then restore to factory. Do not even bother to password protect the phone. Do not sign into Apple iCloud.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-22-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,418
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
That was fun! But what an ugly little thing,...

That was fun! But what an ugly little thing, hard to face the parents.
Forum: Nikon RF 03-21-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
The closeup lens is missing, but not impossible...

The closeup lens is missing, but not impossible to find.
Forum: Travel 03-18-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 6,368
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
http://www.labiennale.org/en/Home.html The...

http://www.labiennale.org/en/Home.html

The Biennale opens on Saturday 13th May 2017 -- to miss the Biennale?

There will be a lot of photography this year. I will go a little later so I can enjoy...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-18-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 3,282
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
You can usually receive a refund on large ticket...

You can usually receive a refund on large ticket items like a $7000 Leica by filing form AU-11 in NY state. But be warned there is no guarantee, and each state is different.

Ship to your home?...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-16-2017
Replies: 140
Views: 12,410
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Mavica MVC 2000 (truly bizarre) Apple Quicktake...

Mavica MVC 2000 (truly bizarre)
Apple Quicktake 100 (loved it, made a lot of money with it)
Leica original Digilux model (fun, but ultimately disappointing)
Digilux 2 (truly awful)
Olympus E-20...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-16-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 14,019
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Ditto, but the high eyepoint F3 was really a...

Ditto, but the high eyepoint F3 was really a revelation to me. In my old age I am barely nearsighted thanks to new in-eyeball lenses set for computer work.:)
Forum: RFF Polls 03-16-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 14,019
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I have always used a diopter when possible. For...

I have always used a diopter when possible. For some reason not a choice.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-15-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,821
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Mark I have personally been there. I have always...

Mark I have personally been there.

I have always been amazed by how well the mall in DC handles large crowds, there was never a feeling of the place being trashed, even during the most tense of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-15-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,821
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Koyaanisqatsi

Koyaanisqatsi
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-13-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 9,991
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
$21 Monday. Did you at least get your Konost...

$21 Monday. Did you at least get your Konost preorder in?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-12-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 9,991
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
You can buy Snapchat on monday for $5 and make a...

You can buy Snapchat on monday for $5 and make a fortune next week.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 03-12-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Roger Mayne's photographs capture 1950s street life

"Roger Mayne was one of the pioneers of so-called "humanitarian" photography.
He turned his lens on daily, commonplace interactions between people and places, with his most famous series capturing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 3,381
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
That was both great, and at the same time...

That was both great, and at the same time disrespectful, they put huge type over your photo, and put a photo in the gutter.

That kind of sums up why I always found Pop so awful.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-11-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,921
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Reduction of Humanity -- my first thought was you...

Reduction of Humanity -- my first thought was you were working on a recipe, and were wondering how long to reduce the sauce after adding the photographers.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-11-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 7,872
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
That was touching. And these:...

That was touching. And these:...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-09-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,016
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Maybe, but I could argue that few practice...

Maybe, but I could argue that few practice "street" as an art?

The fact that MoMA shows a work does tend to define it, however. But if one uses the IRS definition of "hobby" it casts a new...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-09-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,016
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Where did that opinion come from?

Where did that opinion come from?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2017
Replies: 131
Views: 10,141
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I agree. When I received a National Endowment in...

I agree.

When I received a National Endowment in the Arts in the '70s I was not rolling in dough -- but.

The first thing I spent my grant on -- was rush over to Berkey Photo and buy an SX-70 and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-08-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 3,381
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I used to buy the end of year Camera Catalog, but...

I used to buy the end of year Camera Catalog, but never bought any copies during the year. There was just never anything in it for anyone creative.

Photo District News, Aperture, Art News,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-08-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,647
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
My point I guess is I am kind of a simple...

My point I guess is I am kind of a simple midwestern guy, brand wise. I buy DELL or Apple, Leica or Nikon, Jack Daniel's or Coca Cola.

And lately I most wholeheartedly agree with you regarding...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-07-2017
Replies: 80
Views: 7,528
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
The only source I remember was Cambridge Camera...

The only source I remember was Cambridge Camera in NYC. And sometimes Olden advertized them.

Was Cambridge the only one importing them?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-07-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,016
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When magazines paid me for photographs taken on...

When magazines paid me for photographs taken on the street, I liked it.

Otherwise I don't think about it much.:angel:
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-07-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,647
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Some restaurants serve Pepsi but no Coca Cola,...

Some restaurants serve Pepsi but no Coca Cola, but I never go back, and have been known to leave during ordering. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,799
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I recently removed all my bank info from Paypal.

I recently removed all my bank info from Paypal.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-04-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,647
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I have never even seen a Pentax K1000. :)

I have never even seen a Pentax K1000. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6,993
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I left film, when I no longer had representation,...

I left film, when I no longer had representation, and left analog, for online digital, professionally. I took a vacation from still photography from about 95 to 2005. I have never shown any...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-03-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 19,647
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I looked at the M10 yesterday, size-wise not as...

I looked at the M10 yesterday, size-wise not as "advertised," it is still not even close to M6 size or weight. For me the Q would be the hardest to resist, as a casual camera, it is so light.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-01-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6,993
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The important issue is that the prints are...

The important issue is that the prints are archival enough to be used at the divorce proceedings?
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I personally am not a darkroom type, so I do miss...

I personally am not a darkroom type, so I do miss film chromes. I took photos and then was done.

Duggal made internegatives, showed me proofs, and then I had them make Cibachromes. A little...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
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Yeah yeah, there are lots of LF film cameras. And...

Yeah yeah, there are lots of LF film cameras. And a couple of $7,800 Hasselblad bodies, which will take the $2,180.00 Hasselblad Film Magazine.

And yes, if one is so inclined, every new digital...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
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The museums and galleries are still full of new...

The museums and galleries are still full of new work. I missed the hell.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
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I missed that marketing campaign. Do you have...

I missed that marketing campaign. Do you have any links to the ads?
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
So you believe that the statements by Priyank...

So you believe that the statements by Priyank Kharge, information technology minister for the Indian state of Karnataka, are incorrect? The initial effort reported will be much like Foxconn. The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Since Apple makes 95+% of the profits on...

Since Apple makes 95+% of the profits on smartphones, seems to me, you are really not asking the right questions. Will Apple make inroads into India, by manufacturing there? Will Apple be able to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
You don't explain why you are glad, but the film...

You don't explain why you are glad, but the film camera "business model" is even more decimated, we are now down to 3 Leicas, and 2 Nikons. The Leicas seem pretty secure.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
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Jan, IMO, there is always someone out there...

Jan, IMO, there is always someone out there telling investors not to invest in Apple or Samsung. But smartphone penetration is only 17% in India, 11% in Pakistan, 27% in the Ukraine for...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-27-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I owned a couple half section Nikon F's, cut by...

I owned a couple half section Nikon F's, cut by Nikon for display, and it was very clean.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,649
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Saturation? They are just getting warmed up. ...

Saturation? They are just getting warmed up.

SnapChat users now share 20,000 photos every second. 70% are female. All are phone images.
95 million photos and videos are posted to Instagram every...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6,993
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
The test I linked to tests against yourself, it...

The test I linked to tests against yourself, it could of course, be that you see blue differently than I do. You are arranging tints, which I also can do perfectly.

You need to also test...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6,993
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
David there are color tests on the web, where you...

David there are color tests on the web, where you arrange tints to see how accurately you can see colors.

After my cataract operation my eyes are close to 100% accurate. I think I only miss due to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6,993
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
it was this kind of stuff (scan from a proof...

it was this kind of stuff (scan from a proof...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6,993
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I mostly shot B&W for small non-profit magazines...

I mostly shot B&W for small non-profit magazines and academic presses. They would send out want lists, and after a while I could almost guarantee a half dozen photos a month, which would pay my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6,993
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I'm sure, just never saw anything but chromes. ...

I'm sure, just never saw anything but chromes.

Chromes are just so great to look at.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6,993
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Probably just me, but I never knew anyone...

Probably just me, but I never knew anyone shooting neg color.

Anyway, I never did.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6,993
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Art directors had light tables. I don't ever...

Art directors had light tables.

I don't ever remember seeing any negative color film, except in those envelops my mom got from the drugstore with prints.

Maybe it's just me, but how does one...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-21-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Maybe, but the list of shortcomings is much more...

Maybe, but the list of shortcomings is much more important than the article makes out...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2017
Replies: 91
Views: 9,396
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Of course I see your point,...

Of course I see your point, but...

"mansplaining" is pretty mainstream, first addressed years ago on SNL. http://snltranscripts.jt.org/78/78nwomen.phtml

And while it started out as primarily men...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2017
Replies: 91
Views: 9,396
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
There have been some interesting articles about...

There have been some interesting articles about how non-native speakers have developed an alternative English, which in many ways is more precise, but makes understanding native English speakers very...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2017
Replies: 91
Views: 9,396
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Geez!! The sentence obviously implies I don't...

Geez!! The sentence obviously implies I don't need you to explain what you think I am saying.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2017
Replies: 91
Views: 9,396
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Yep, While I might have toned down the "great...

Yep,

While I might have toned down the "great living" part, your point is one that is often brought up in reference to the new MacBook Pro. "I could buy a Dell for half the price" they say,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2017
Replies: 91
Views: 9,396
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I know it is hard for men, what with rampant...

I know it is hard for men, what with rampant mansplaining and all, but you "suppose" incorrectly.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-18-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Ditto. I will even accompany friends with kids...

Ditto. I will even accompany friends with kids to the new Batman Lego movie, I only draw the line at any more "Star Wars."

I can't watch Terrence Malick all the time. Although Netflix has been a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-18-2017
Replies: 91
Views: 9,396
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Well there is the fact that the M10 is finally...

Well there is the fact that the M10 is finally the right thickness, so it actually feels as though you have a Leica M in your hands. The difference is striking.

Since I am only buying one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 4,078
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Why are we talking about food? Are hungry...

Why are we talking about food? Are hungry zombies eating film?
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 4,078
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
When I was 19 I had a professor who had studied...

When I was 19 I had a professor who had studied with Kandinsky at the Bauhaus, and we would imitate his German accent.:eek:
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-18-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,497
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Women I know flood Facebook with photos, and more...

Women I know flood Facebook with photos, and more so Instagram.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 4,078
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I am not going to make a list, but that is so...

I am not going to make a list, but that is so wrong.



Alt-Art? :D
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-18-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,831
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Just not that simple. (edited for clarity)

Just not that simple. (edited for clarity)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 4,078
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Seems more of life/work counseling issue than a...

Seems more of life/work counseling issue than a specific creative issue.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 4,078
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Probably. I am drawn to industrial not...

Probably. I am drawn to industrial not artisanal.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 4,078
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I despise the word "artisanal" for any of a...

I despise the word "artisanal" for any of a number of reasons. :D

Especially as it relates to pizza or ice cream.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 4,078
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Members on the RFF keep expressing the above in...

Members on the RFF keep expressing the above in different ways, but frankly I just don't understand.

And it's not for want of trying. BFA, MFA, professor of visual arts, and yet I have no idea...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-17-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Roger I noticed your bike in one of your photos.

Roger I noticed your bike in one of your photos.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-17-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Interesting Roger. I have often thought about...

Interesting Roger.

I have often thought about efficiency and exercise, when recommending a bicycle for someone. One can buy a 15 pound bike, or spend far less and buy a 40 pound bike. On the...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-16-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,497
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I believe the occupation defined those Nippon...

I believe the occupation defined those Nippon Kogaku, K.K. bombsights and navy telescopes as "munitions," in the sense of military weapons. That periscope I posted was used to spot from a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-16-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 4,078
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I don't believe I have talked on my iPhone more...

I don't believe I have talked on my iPhone more than 10 minutes total in the two years I have owned the current one. I use Skype at home and biz, and have a Skype local telephone number.

I don't...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-16-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
The S3 will work with many modern flashes. ...

The S3 will work with many modern flashes.

http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/rangefinder/sp-users-guide.htm#flash
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-16-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,497
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ASML is huge compared to Nikon, with a market cap...

ASML is huge compared to Nikon, with a market cap of 51.35B USD. My point, perhaps never as clearly put as Jon, was that Nikon is really not in trouble compared to other camera manufacturers, they...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-16-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,885
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And ditto yours. :D I admit there is no black...

And ditto yours. :D I admit there is no black beret.

You would think I mentioned guillotines. I thought Philly was more droll.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-16-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,497
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It is unfortunate that the iPhone exists, Steve...

It is unfortunate that the iPhone exists, Steve Jobs would have rather it have been an internet device, more in the form of an iPad.

But the lack of a robust internet 10 years ago, forced it to...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-16-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,831
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
They still have a larger market cap than Nikon. ...

They still have a larger market cap than Nikon. And we still make copies, and store data, and XEROX gave us the personal computer as we know it today.

Imaging persists, and always will. My...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-15-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,831
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Really all we are talking about are current tech...

Really all we are talking about are current tech creation fetishes. There will always be imaging.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-15-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,885
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I tried, but I am too visual, I could not get...

I tried, but I am too visual, I could not get past the turtleneck.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-15-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,831
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Personally if I had to guess, there is no future...

Personally if I had to guess, there is no future in converting analog cameras and lenses into digital, so even mirrorless has no future.

Check back in 10 years? :)



Not the point of the article...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-15-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,831
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You have posted that list twice. Even Altria...

You have posted that list twice.
Even Altria Group still has a market cap of $140.44 Billion USD, and they are selling tobacco!
WMT - $213.87B
AT&T - $252.44B
GE - $268.49B
MSFT - $498.66B
XOM -...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-15-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 20,831
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
If I had to read his articles, I would prefer to...

If I had to read his articles, I would prefer to just be surprised.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-14-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13,497
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Companies like Nvidia are too far ahead for Nikon...

Companies like Nvidia are too far ahead for Nikon to catch those markets.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-12-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 3,512
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My favorite blog http://lovelybike.blogspot.com/ ...

My favorite blog http://lovelybike.blogspot.com/ It has taught me so much about what Roger is talking about.

If you can, park your car, walk or cycle. I have lived without a car since 1995. A bonus...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,675
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Can't prove it of course, but my personal...

Can't prove it of course, but my personal experience leads me to believe that mindset is rather limited to amature photographers, and companies selling mega pixels.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-08-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I bought one for my Nikkor 50 1.4, it would not...

I bought one for my Nikkor 50 1.4, it would not screw in since the thread pitch was wrong. Never tried another.
Forum: Photo Software 02-07-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 5,042
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Yeah about the same as when I carried an M3,...

Yeah about the same as when I carried an M3, which I could get into AF cargo pants easily. But these days I want a camera that fits in the back pocket of my jeans, which is connected to instagram....
Forum: Photo Software 02-07-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 5,042
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I own my Nikon rangefinder film cameras, and a...

I own my Nikon rangefinder film cameras, and a horrid FF Canon DSLR that is the size of one my shoes, and half the weight of my carbon fiber bicycle, so for digital, I am pretty much 6SE all the time.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-07-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 5,985
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Ah so true!! But still some really nice photos,...

Ah so true!! But still some really nice photos, so I forgive their "excessive" posting.:)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,342
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
It is lucky some people like playing around with...

It is lucky some people like playing around with new film or guys like me would never try anything.

I received some Kodachrome in about 1960 when my parents bought me a Kodak Pony camera, and stuck...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-07-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 5,985
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Well, it seems from the photos posted, "street"...

Well, it seems from the photos posted, "street" is generally defined by photographers on the RFF as "public," more than the literal sense of being on a sidewalk or stoop.

Personally I consider the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,577
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Black Chrome does not have to look so quite so...

Black Chrome does not have to look so quite so ugly, but since it is not soft like anodized aluminum, but electroplated over bright nickel or dull nickel, the nuances are limited. Calphalon is...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-06-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 8,993
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
The S3 finder is not really acceptable compared...

The S3 finder is not really acceptable compared to the SP or s2?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,342
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
In the US: Amazon sells Xtreme Black-and-White...

In the US: Amazon sells Xtreme Black-and-White 35mm x 100 foot Film ISO 400 Roll for $35.95, shipping is $5. Ilford Ilford HP-5 Plus 400 is only $72 with free shipping. Tri-X is $93, free...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-06-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 906
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None are signed, there is only one edition, non...

None are signed, there is only one edition, non Amazon sellers are just out of touch with the pricing. This book is not considered rare.

Signed, the cost is only $115 at the Magnum store.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-06-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 4,671
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Pecker (1998) Blow-Up (1966) Rear Window...

Pecker (1998)
Blow-Up (1966)
Rear Window (1954)
City of God (2002)

My ordering of favorites not to be missed. I think I have watched Rear Window a couple of dozen times, never tire of it.

However...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,342
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
My 2 cents, which is now sadly only worth 1 cent,...

My 2 cents, which is now sadly only worth 1 cent, is that bulk loading is way more trouble than it is worth.

I far prefer packaged film, which I know is dust and moisture free, and comes packed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,577
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Based on the bodies I have owned... 1) Black...

Based on the bodies I have owned...

1) Black cellulose lacquer of the Nikon S2 (clear winner for the beautiful bright white lettering) Gloss without ostentation!
2) M6 TTL millenium (a bit of a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-03-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 2,427
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Hilton hated on a personal basis and his reviews...

Hilton hated on a personal basis and his reviews in the NY Times were often very mean spirited.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 02-02-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,009
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Bob, so good to see you on the RFF, sorry it is...

Bob, so good to see you on the RFF, sorry it is this sad occasion. I keep seeing Tom's posts on the RFF and can't believe he is gone.

For those who don't know -- Bob is the publisher of the Nikon...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-01-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,565
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Love this thread!

Love this thread!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-01-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 2,427
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Hilton Kramer is dead.

Hilton Kramer is dead.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-30-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Every rare or expensive camera does not have to...

Every rare or expensive camera does not have to be destroyed, or ridiculed.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-29-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
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Well in a sense it is, depending on your time...

Well in a sense it is, depending on your time frame. In 1980 that set would have been worth about $1000 to $2000 at most, and I have the receipts to prove it. But by 1995 it would have been...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-29-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
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Well if I could find an SP with paperwork and a...

Well if I could find an SP with paperwork and a 1.4 box, even without the lens, for $1250 I would buy them all day. :)

It's funny to think back on selling at camera shows in the '90s, there was...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-29-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I not sure I have ever seen an SP 50 1.1 box, in...

I not sure I have ever seen an SP 50 1.1 box, in person, but I do know of a couple. There are of course lots of regular boxes, but still seldom with the serial numbered outside box.

Let's say the...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-29-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
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It's not just the box, it is the paperwork, and...

It's not just the box, it is the paperwork, and you are wrong about the box, the larger 50 1.1 box is almost unheard of in Nikon collecting. Only a few have been collected with paper.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-29-2017
Replies: 2,231
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 248,818
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Buyer: Hap Bought a collectible Gossen Meter...

Buyer: Hap

Bought a collectible Gossen Meter from me. Nice emails, quick payment by Paypal.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-29-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Half the price it was in the '90s. Missing only...

Half the price it was in the '90s. Missing only the outer brown box, a very complete set. The box is a little rough, and the camera not mint, or it would be more.

BuzzyOne have you seen one...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-28-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,691
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I just never saw the need for Plus-X. I admit...

I just never saw the need for Plus-X.

I admit I used Tri-X in Acufine rated at 800 for almost everything I shot, which might not have always been the best choice -- before I finally stopped...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-28-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 12,129
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
As an artist, I love the simplicity and relation...

As an artist, I love the simplicity and relation to the Leica logo. Beautiful!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-28-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,691
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I buy products based on how they perform. ...

I buy products based on how they perform. Frankly I could care less about K processes. I am interested in the properties of the emulsion, which is why I never used Plus-X in any incarnation, never...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-28-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,691
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
As long as the new Kodachrome is non-substantive...

As long as the new Kodachrome is non-substantive it should be just as sharp as the original. (Kodachrome films did not incorporate dye couplers in the emulsion layers. Dye couplers were added during...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-26-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 2,709
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
F8 will give you more depth of field, but is...

F8 will give you more depth of field, but is seldom the sharpest, but it depends on the lens. F5.6 is usually the sharpest, but that is totally subjective on my part, and can vary wildly lens to...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-25-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 6,021
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Yes! I was reading this thread with some...

Yes! I was reading this thread with some sadness. The fact is you take very decent, often rich, photos of those around you -- and if you share them -- surely they must bring joy to others? And...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-25-2017
Replies: 168
Views: 9,738
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I have not been as lucky as most I guess. I...

I have not been as lucky as most I guess.

I have never lost a digital file, but have lost many negatives, mostly because they were lost during moves. Fortunately I have never lost any slides,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-24-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 17,022
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Nice to see your post, and have fun in...

Nice to see your post, and have fun in retirement. I am starting into my 3rd year, and it is tough "work" being retired, especially if one has a working partner.

I am still searching for a little...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-23-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,821
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Wrong! All marches on the DC mall are exactly...

Wrong! All marches on the DC mall are exactly 1.5 million. :angel:
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-23-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,821
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I looked through the posts with my moderator hat...

I looked through the posts with my moderator hat on -- and just decided maybe we have to let them get say what they want -- or there might be brain explosions of RFF members in front of their...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-20-2017
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Hannah Montana was a fictional character on the...

Hannah Montana was a fictional character on the Disney Channel, from 2006 to 2010. I believe the actress who played the part, was shown with her new camera, an M8, in 2009, when she was 16.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-18-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
So? What happened?

So?

What happened?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-17-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,356
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Normally when my ID is used on a new device I get...

Normally when my ID is used on a new device I get a notice. It does not give a location.

Dear xxxx xxxx,
Your Apple ID ([email protected]) was used to sign in to iCloud via a web...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-13-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 6,309
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I don't doubt it at all, but the difference is...

I don't doubt it at all, but the difference is subtle, easily "corrected" in printing.

And minor manufacturing changes seem to have little effect on the subject matter, in that the basic design...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-13-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,458
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I would have to agree with Joe, but as you say...

I would have to agree with Joe, but as you say very hard to quantify. FB just keeps becoming more complicated, but they do not update the software.

FB does much faster on my iPhone SE (A9 chip),...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-13-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 6,309
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Funny -- members are guessing, but really, there...

Funny -- members are guessing, but really, there is no difference other than the black paint wear on the older lens. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-10-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I have thrown away many cameras, but I have never...

I have thrown away many cameras, but I have never thrown away any screws, I stripped them all down to the last screw. After 40 years or so, a lot of little screws!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-10-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Appears they owe you $44, $39 plus $5 shipping. ...

Appears they owe you $44, $39 plus $5 shipping.

Let us know if they offer to refund the $44.

I would find it annoying.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-09-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,959
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
He tried various locations, couldn't keep track...

He tried various locations, couldn't keep track of them, but he is back in the city, with a large eBay presence. http://stores.ebay.com/Ken-Hansen-Photographic

IMO, no store has ever equaled...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-09-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,959
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Ken Hansen's store on broadway, NYC, is closed...

Ken Hansen's store on broadway, NYC, is closed long ago.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-08-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,009
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Got this from a Nikon Historical Society friend...

Got this from a Nikon Historical Society friend of his yesterday.

... I got word that longtime NHS member, Tom Abrahamsson passed away yesterday morning, January 6th. Tom had experienced a series...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Nikon apparently used Pliobond OEM, and...

Nikon apparently used Pliobond OEM, and recommended it for the Nikon S and Nikon F, in their repair manuals.

But as far as I know they have been using transfer-tape type adhesives since then.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Double face vinyl tape -- no modern Nikons use...

Double face vinyl tape -- no modern Nikons use contact cement.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,009
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Good to see you on the RFF, we will all miss Tom,...

Good to see you on the RFF, we will all miss Tom, I could not believe I was reading it correctly either. Oh my!!! There is an age when life begins to steal our friends.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-06-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I was so lucky and bought my black Canons when...

I was so lucky and bought my black Canons when they were not really expensive. IMO, there is no more beautiful black rangefinder, and I have owned several. The paint is thin (high clarity), but...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-06-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,009
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
It is no exaggeration that the RFF has lost part...

It is no exaggeration that the RFF has lost part of its soul -- so soon after Peter too much to accept.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-06-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Nice both a box that says black, and a Peerless...

Nice both a box that says black, and a Peerless label that says black, the most confirmed black Canon I have ever seen!

Mackinaw, the repainted ones always look silly when you actually see an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 2,390
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Well yes, but the camera in question was...

Well yes, but the camera in question was correctly described, no deception that I noticed. The seller, and I assume the buyer, were much more excited about the paint job than I (or you) but that is...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-06-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,738
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
It is a bit harsh for an obit, but it made me...

It is a bit harsh for an obit, but it made me reflect deeply on his work.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-05-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 2,390
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Most buyers and sellers are not even aware there...

Most buyers and sellers are not even aware there is an all black version, since all of them seem black, so bargains do occur.:)

There are other sleepers out there, like the Nikkor 50 1.4 RF in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,691
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Just when I was wondering if they would bring...

Just when I was wondering if they would bring back my favorite film Kodak EPY 135-36 Ektachrome 64T.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-04-2017
Replies: 32
Poll: Insurance?
Views: 4,759
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I do too. Oddly I have to carry auto insurance...

I do too. Oddly I have to carry auto insurance to purchase a liability umbrella policy, but I don't own a car!

The auto insurance is cheap ($400) and does offer much more protection when renting a...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-03-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 7,372
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I had not kept in touch with Peter for years, but...

I had not kept in touch with Peter for years, but he was such a nice guy, I learned so much from his books and articles.

He will be missed by many!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-03-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 2,390
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
The black copy was only made up for the black...

The black copy was only made up for the black cameras. So extremely rare. I owned several black Canons, but was never able to find an all black 1.2. There is a similar all black 1.4 Nikkor for...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 12-31-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,068
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
As I always said to collectors who made that...

As I always said to collectors who made that comment, go buy at the cheaper table, why bother me?
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 12-31-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,068
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
That is the missing piece of information! I...

That is the missing piece of information!

I could not remember why the adapter was needed.

I have handled the lens and put in an adapter, but nothing more. Any idea how many were made? Did...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I have not seen one, but it is 21mp, basically a...

I have not seen one, but it is 21mp, basically a camera with a phone in it. Nice design, but probably a little large, and unclear how it will be sold and supported.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
There was this...

There was this Canon:

http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Canon-Cameras/Canon-EOS-7D-L-Left-Handed-DSLR-Camera.aspx
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 12-30-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,068
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Interesting, so it was only there for assembly of...

Interesting, so it was only there for assembly of the lens? Not to mount a filter. I assume the adapter was a lucky after thought, but really have no actual info.

I am surprised no one on the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2016
Replies: 163
Views: 94,662
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Ken's store on Broadway was a magical confluence...

Ken's store on Broadway was a magical confluence of being in the right place, right time, right salespeople. Even Ken could not recreate that experience.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 12-29-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,068
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
It does, I think 43mm as I remember.

It does, I think 43mm as I remember.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-28-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,678
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I have found that to be true. EBay can read all...

I have found that to be true. EBay can read all the email you put through their system, so they consider it when making a decision.

Do not reply to or start outside of eBay communication. I...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 12-27-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,068
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Here is a set...

Here is a set...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Actually "guaranty" is correct if used as legal...

Actually "guaranty" is correct if used as legal term or when referring to a document.

As tom.w.bn said, let's not go to word nitpicking, it is rude, this is an international site. International...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Have you considered working for Hallmark Greeting...

Have you considered working for Hallmark Greeting Cards?

The sentiments so emotionally moving.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 12-27-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 4,068
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
It is an adapter for the original F mount...

It is an adapter for the original F mount micro-nikkor (not macro). That lens had a deep recessed front thread, with no outer 52mm thread.

When screwed into the front of the lens, it allows the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
The question was "Why do non-Pros care what Pros...

The question was "Why do non-Pros care what Pros use in the first place?"

You are clearly in the professional camera business. Although there are fewer and fewer truly pro stores where I live,...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Ah so you did. I always say that you learn to...

Ah so you did.

I always say that you learn to see for the appropriate F/L. Having said that in all of my work in all he years I have been doing this 75 will cover the longest almost always. For many...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I was kind of hoping the airfrog would answer...

I was kind of hoping the airfrog would answer this.

I was tempted to say "walk." What I used to tell my students, who were on buying binges.

If an unusual project is planned by an art...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-26-2016
Replies: 824
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Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I am still following? No not really. Let's just...

I am still following? No not really. Let's just say it is less confusing than the concept of building cars out of plastic bricks (LEGO), but about the same as someone explaining to me that Zeiss...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-25-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Indeed -- I have no idea what you are saying, but...

Indeed -- I have no idea what you are saying, but at the time I did not realize it. It's all "pretended" to me.



No kidding -- but they are kind of vague and harmless for the most part.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-25-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,678
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
There was a time when there were many local...

There was a time when there were many local camera shows, in NYC, Chicago, etc. I would just save my stuff up, and rent a table at a show, more often share a table with friends from collecting...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-25-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Try out a trophy wife? What a thread!...

Try out a trophy wife?

What a thread! Personally I just used to go to Ken Hansen, and buy the Leica stuff that I needed.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-25-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Well that makes two of us. I have no idea what...

Well that makes two of us. I have no idea what you are even talking about at this point, but no matter, I no longer own any Leica cameras.:confused:
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-24-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I have no idea what you are driving at (6 _9??),...

I have no idea what you are driving at (6 _9??), but Google search is better at finding content on the RFF, than V Bulletin's search engine.

I'm sure you can find threads concerning limited...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-24-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Surely you know how to access Google? But here...

Surely you know how to access Google? But here are some starters for fun. Probably there are threads on the RFF, but looking for them is a...
Forum: Travel 12-24-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,551
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
That is a bit of an exaggeration, places like...

That is a bit of an exaggeration, places like Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende are as safe as any world destination. Mexico City compared to US cities? I would put it at about the Philadelphia...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-24-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Leica has been making special editions for many...

Leica has been making special editions for many years. It never seemed to be about desperation, but more of a bizarre tradition, it really took off in the '70s. It does represent a lot of...
Forum: Travel 12-23-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,551
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I was surprised you were so cavalier about...

I was surprised you were so cavalier about Mexico. My girlfriend travels there, but speaks fluent native Spanish.

Petty crime happens everywhere, my subway station is full of dopers, the scourge...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-23-2016
Replies: 89
Views: 6,874
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Call for phones?:confused:

Call for phones?:confused:
Forum: Travel 12-23-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,270
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Hey thanks. Just curious, you did not decide on...

Hey thanks. Just curious, you did not decide on a common tire, did any of you ruin a tire or have to boot one? I assume you carried some extra parts, like spokes, chain parts, tubes? You guys...
Forum: Travel 12-23-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,303
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
As a frequent Amtrak rider on the eastern...

As a frequent Amtrak rider on the eastern seaboard, I have learned to use the bathrooms early. Especially on long hauls like to Montreal from NYC. Take lots of hand sanitizer and enjoy the views!
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-23-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 5,599
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
They require skill, but can be repaired as easily...

They require skill, but can be repaired as easily as most of the Contax models, and usually only require tapes when found in this condition.

There is lots of information on and off the web on...
Forum: Travel 12-22-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,270
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I know this sounds like blasphemy coming from a...

I know this sounds like blasphemy coming from a mod, but tell me about the bikes! :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Agreed. But we all should avoid the "let them...

Agreed. But we all should avoid the "let them eat cake" mentality that is in the air.

More useful -- it seems to me -- is helping those with fewer resources acquire really useful Leica gear at...
Forum: Travel 12-20-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,270
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Beautiful photos, great trip. I see you are...

Beautiful photos, great trip. I see you are using a sram X1. Looks like a Salsa or similar.

Tell us more? :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 23,762
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Well this has been an enlightening thread. I...

Well this has been an enlightening thread. I found out Roger *probably* does not like sweet pork as much as I do. My love developed in Chinatown's cheaper dives where sweet may trump quality...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-18-2016
Replies: 185
Views: 23,762
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Or you might have preferred -- Honey-roasted...

Or you might have preferred -- Honey-roasted breast of duck with smoked belly of pork, caramelised endive and ceps?
http://www.greatbritishchefs.com/recipes/honey-roasted-duck-breast-ceps-endive
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-16-2016
Replies: 824
Views: 84,181
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I always wonder myself about "priced-right." I...

I always wonder myself about "priced-right."

I have paid far more for Nikon RF items than the cost of a new Leica, but still the Leica seems too dear to me, for a current consumer product.

So I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-15-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 8,462
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
Vapid, shallow, and burdened with a large...

Vapid, shallow, and burdened with a large posterior.

Also a measurement of time, e.g. the party was 50 Kardashians long.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny7tgulzNsc
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-14-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,163
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I have bought black SP's at very reasonable...

I have bought black SP's at very reasonable prices, but that does not keep the camera from being potentially worth far more. Even if you pay $100 dollars you might be using a $10K camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,293
Posted By nikonhswebmaster
I am only a "fan" of a company if I am holding a...

I am only a "fan" of a company if I am holding a lot of stock.

I am kind of a Warren Buffett when it comes to Alphabet and Google. :)
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