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Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Super! Your editorial selection of images works...

Super! Your editorial selection of images works really well with the audio story. The combination kept me interested all the way through. Excellent.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,464
Views: 483,899
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Fantastic image, Andreas! I like images that span...

Fantastic image, Andreas! I like images that span the 'real', the abstract, and even the imagination. Well done.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 2,251
Posted By Jamie Pillers
"The Grifter" would be a special edition designed...

"The Grifter" would be a special edition designed by Steven Mnuchin. It'd have a covering of faux $1000 bills.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-18-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Bojan, I've just started watching your videos......

Bojan, I've just started watching your videos... they're magical. I had to tear myself away to get back to work! Thank you for all this work you've been doing. Great idea as a loving community...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,738
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I've just read this entire thread... whew! I've...

I've just read this entire thread... whew! I've come away with two thoughts:


First, I expect that no matter what happens to the industry (photo making tools, whether camera or phone), we will...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-03-2019
Replies: 251
Views: 5,351
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I received a card in an envelope with no...

I received a card in an envelope with no identification other than the postmark of "Hartford, CT". The photo is a black and white image of a man standing under a palm tree. Is this from Rolfe Tessem?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-30-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Godfrey, Love the look of these! What is the size...

Godfrey,
Love the look of these! What is the size of the print area? And do you have any sense of the expected longevity of film production for these cameras? I've considered purchasing one of the...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-05-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,990
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Oops.. but I suspect he may find the problem...

Oops.. but I suspect he may find the problem cropping up in the replacement gear, given the deterioration of lens manufacturing these days. :p
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-05-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,990
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Bushwick, here's a link to a helpful explanation...

Bushwick, here's a link to a helpful explanation of the difference between lens distortion (which I don't see in your example), and perspective distortion (which I do see in your example):...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 1,990
Posted By Jamie Pillers
D**n... I've got to get one of those!! :p

D**n... I've got to get one of those!! :p
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-28-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11,288
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Whenever I buy a new digital camera, I try to set...

Whenever I buy a new digital camera, I try to set it up to operate like my old Nikon F3. I only use aperture, shutter speed, and iso adjustments. And the occasional shift of ‘film type’. I rarely...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Lens quality is primary driver of my choices for...

Lens quality is primary driver of my choices for cameras. If I could afford it, I'd use Leica digital. But since I can't, I use Fuji cameras and their fine choice of lenses.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-03-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Once a year is enough for me... I'll catch it...

Once a year is enough for me... I'll catch it next time. Thanks as always for bringing us together. :-)
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 02-28-2019
Replies: 104
Views: 20,636
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-28-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I agree with you about that look of the...

I agree with you about that look of the Voigtlanders. Some time ago, I think I managed to pop a reducing type adapter ring (something like a 58-to-55mm... I don't remember the size) over the silver...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-14-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,393
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I've owned many of the Fuji bodies... X100...

I've owned many of the Fuji bodies... X100 series, XT1, XPro1 and 2. Recently bought the X-H1 for the IBIS... works great. And the shutter feel/sound is much softer/quieter than previous bodies.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-04-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I've used the Epson P600 and now the P800 over a...

I've used the Epson P600 and now the P800 over a period of about 6 years. No problems with either. I haven't used them for B&W, so I can't speak to that, but for color they do what I want them to do.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,082
Posted By Jamie Pillers
This is GREAT news!! There will be so much new...

This is GREAT news!! There will be so much new old stock sitting in the warehouses, I'll be able to buy enough discounted premium camera gear to last out my days! :-)
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-22-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 48,202
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I read here some years ago what I think is not a...

I read here some years ago what I think is not a bad approximation. The 28mm field of view is close to what the world looks like when using both eyes. A 50mm field of view is what the world looks...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Jamie Pillers
D**n!! Thanks for the link, Lynn. I can use it to...

D**n!! Thanks for the link, Lynn. I can use it to convince the wife that the M10 with 35mm Summicron is not such a bad deal afterall! :p
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I've heard that the black paint gear produces...

I've heard that the black paint gear produces better micro contrast, better bokeh, and better compositions. So maybe the $32,000 is worth it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-21-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Jamie Pillers
BP M3 and Summicron, $32K

Spotted on Craigslist, S.F.:
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/pho/d/la-honda-leica-m3-black-paint/6799330502.html
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-16-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 1,821
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Absolutely had that experience... with the Sigma...

Absolutely had that experience... with the Sigma SD Quattro H camera. Even though its a small camera with a cropped sensor, it pretty much had to be used on a tripod and at ISO 100. The foveon sensor...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,441
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Yes, manual focus with your M lenses, but...

Yes, manual focus with your M lenses, but brilliant autofocus with Fuji lenses. I especially like using the back button focusing method for street photography. I set the Fuji to Manual Focus, but...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,106
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I'm with you on this, Phil. If anything...

I'm with you on this, Phil. If anything film-related is going to come along, its going to be Sony/Fuji/Panasonic engineers coming up with film emulation software that PERFECTLY mimics film.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,441
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Sorry to hear about your eye! I recommend highly...

Sorry to hear about your eye! I recommend highly the Fuji X-Pro2 with M adapter... problems solved! It has an excellent optical AND EVF. And the adapter allows you to use the M glass (cropped of...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-13-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,643
Posted By Jamie Pillers
For comparison, here's some Fuji X...

For comparison, here's some Fuji X red:


https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7826/46735446911_8d288521eb_b.jpg




https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7855/46735446891_0d7554de8a_b.jpg
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-13-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I haven't been able to find more than the one...

I haven't been able to find more than the one image from the book, so can't say how exciting the content will be. But since Steidl is the publisher, I'm sure that the physical quality of the book...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By Jamie Pillers
For a great carry everywhere kit, I really like...

For a great carry everywhere kit, I really like the 18-55 'kit' lens along with the 14 and the 35/1.4. I'm really happy with the way these three cover just about every situation I come across in my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2019
Replies: 2,980
Views: 476,382
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Great tones and composition! What lens did you...

Great tones and composition! What lens did you use?
Forum: RFF News 12-20-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks for posting the link. Like you, I bounce...

Thanks for posting the link. Like you, I bounce back and forth about Gilden and his work. Sometimes it feels like he's simply taking advantage of people on the street strictly for establishing his...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2018
Replies: 1,417
Views: 194,005
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Lovely composition and color palette. Thanks for...

Lovely composition and color palette. Thanks for posting it. What gear did you use to create it?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-26-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I've used both. Personally I'd go with the...

I've used both. Personally I'd go with the Voigtlander. Its what I'd call a all-round type of lens. Great for both color and black and white, and image quality is pretty consistent across the frame....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-23-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1,964
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Colton, these images look fantastic. I love the...

Colton, these images look fantastic. I love the colors. If I was you, I'd immediately start looking around for more of this expired Kodak film!!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-20-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By Jamie Pillers
The new 16 looks interesting. Given its slower...

The new 16 looks interesting. Given its slower speed, hopefully it'll fall within the family budget! :-P
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-20-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By Jamie Pillers
For street photography, I think the 18/2 and the...

For street photography, I think the 18/2 and the 50/2 are a great combination. 18/2 when I'm in a crowd, 50 for everything else. I'm in the process of selling off some stuff so that I can repurchase...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-19-2018
Replies: 2,404
Views: 347,829
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Vivian Maier, The Color Work

I just received a copy of the newest book out about Vivian Maier's work, "Vivian Maier, The Color Work" published by Harper Design. I have two other books of her work, both B&W images. This new book...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-18-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks, Shawn. Re: SPP, I'll likely not dip my...

Thanks, Shawn. Re: SPP, I'll likely not dip my toe into that. I'm happy enough with jpegs and DNG. For me, SPP is another learning curve I can do without.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-17-2018
Replies: 484
Views: 92,014
Posted By Jamie Pillers
A spell using... The Look! :-)

A spell using... The Look! :-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-17-2018
Replies: 484
Views: 92,014
Posted By Jamie Pillers
... Agreed!

... Agreed!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-17-2018
Replies: 484
Views: 92,014
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Perfect... The Look! :-)

Perfect... The Look! :-)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-16-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks for posting these images. Its nice to see...

Thanks for posting these images. Its nice to see what the 21:9 format looks like. I haven't tried that format yet, but may give it a try now. :-)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-16-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I agree with Shawn. The natural color jpegs are...

I agree with Shawn. The natural color jpegs are excellent. I don't use RAW due to Sigma's slow RAW processing software. But I do use the DNG setting from time to time.. works great.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-14-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I've received 26 of the possible 30, here on the...

I've received 26 of the possible 30, here on the west coast, USA. I suspect postcards are easily lost in the mail. Or possibly caused by my aggresive junk mail recycling habits... :-P
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2018
Replies: 5,464
Views: 483,899
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Peter, I love the color palette in these images....

Peter, I love the color palette in these images. What did you use to make them? Thanks. (Great compositions too!)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-27-2018
Replies: 422
Views: 78,494
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Earthmallows!!

Earthmallows!!
Forum: RFF News 10-20-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 7,722
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Just curious... does the link between lens...

Just curious... does the link between lens helicoid and rangefinder have to be mechanical? Could the lens helicoid push on some sort of electrical contact that operates some sort of computer circuit?...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-10-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,533
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Another cool feature of the the X100T/F (S also?)...

Another cool feature of the the X100T/F (S also?) is that when you have the wide angle conversion lens on (28mm), and then use the digital teleconverter feature, you get focal lengths of 28, 41, and...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-10-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 1,703
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I like how using primes makes me move around to...

I like how using primes makes me move around to get the right framing. I was recently trying out the Sigma SD Quattro H and became frustrated that the only way I could afford focal length lenses I...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-08-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 21,079
Posted By Jamie Pillers
16/2 would be fantastic, assuming smallish in...

16/2 would be fantastic, assuming smallish in size, and image quality equal to the 1.4 version.
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-08-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I cover these lights with a bit of gaffer's tape....

I cover these lights with a bit of gaffer's tape. I've also covered the X-Pro1's LCD screen with Aki Asahi leather... reduces chimping to near zero and makes the process closer to film gear.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 2,668
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Leica CL (the digital one) with the 18mm lens....

Leica CL (the digital one) with the 18mm lens. Gorgeous kit, fantastic viewfinder. But just too expensive to slip by the family treasurer.
Any Leica film body and lens. But, no way I'm going back to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-04-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,949
Posted By Jamie Pillers
As soon as I get the camera/lens together, all I...

As soon as I get the camera/lens together, all I can think about is subject matter.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-03-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Jamie Pillers
John, The XF10, given its low cost, is no doubt...

John, The XF10, given its low cost, is no doubt slower than the current batch of Fuji bodies. But out on the street, I don't feel like I'm missing much in this regard. And the trade-offs... very...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-02-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Xf10 ...... :-)

Xf10 ...... :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 5,464
Views: 483,899
Posted By Jamie Pillers
This one is WILD, Lynn! If it weren't for the...

This one is WILD, Lynn! If it weren't for the hand, I'd swear this is a painting! Very cool.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-27-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,217
Posted By Jamie Pillers
It looks very interesting. If they priced it...

It looks very interesting. If they priced it around $2500, I bet they'd sell a boatload. But that's wishful thinking.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-25-2018
Replies: 284
Views: 17,380
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I'll suggest one possible bit of competition for...

I'll suggest one possible bit of competition for the GR (I've owned all the digital GR's at one time or another). I've been using the Fuji XF10 for a month now. 24mp Bayer-type sensor. Colors are...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-23-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,543
Posted By Jamie Pillers
The skin colors in this image look 'right on' to...

The skin colors in this image look 'right on' to me. Is this SOOC, or did you do some processing of a RAW or jpeg? If so, can you say a bit about what you did to get these great colors? Thanks.
Forum: Photo Software 09-22-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,797
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Got it. Thanks, Chris.

Got it. Thanks, Chris.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-19-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By Jamie Pillers
It seems that the holy grail in digital is...

It seems that the holy grail in digital is finding the ‘sweet spot’ lens/body combinations. So if there are other favorite m4/3 combinations people have, put them up here. Thanks.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-19-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks, Chris. You are the second person I've...

Thanks, Chris. You are the second person I've 'talked' with recently that's using the Pen-F. Apparently the newer 20mp sensor being used in the so-called flagship m4/3 cameras is producing image...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-19-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Full-frame vs m4/3 when printing BIG

I just came across this recently posted video that compares big prints made with the Canon 5D IV and Olympus E-M1 II cameras. I've been thinking about a switch to m4/3 recently and the video's...
Forum: Photo Software 09-13-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,797
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I'm confused here. Is "ORF" a RAW format? Why can...

I'm confused here. Is "ORF" a RAW format? Why can Chris process his Pen-F RAW files with Lightroom and Benjamin can't?
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-13-2018
Replies: 2,528
Views: 365,998
Posted By Jamie Pillers
The Waynedale Plumbing store photo reminds me of...

The Waynedale Plumbing store photo reminds me of the work of William Christenberry... the images he made in the South.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 09-12-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks for the heads-up, Mike. Much appreciated.

Thanks for the heads-up, Mike. Much appreciated.
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-12-2018
Replies: 2,528
Views: 365,998
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Chris, this is my favorite of everything you've...

Chris, this is my favorite of everything you've posted in this thread. I often feel that your photos have mostly shown details, like the sign on the side of a building, rather than the whole...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 09-11-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 5,987
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Love this one!

Love this one!
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 09-07-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 35,222
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Not a movie exactly, but I saw Fuji X-T1 (or 2?)...

Not a movie exactly, but I saw Fuji X-T1 (or 2?) being used in the new “Jack Ryan” series at Amazon Prime.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 09-06-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By Jamie Pillers
It seems there might not be much reason to...

It seems there might not be much reason to upgrade form X-T2 if you are primarily a stills photographer. At this point in the camera's debut, most of the wiz-bang features are video centered.

These...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-05-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,782
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Dead pixels or not, this is a lovely image!

Dead pixels or not, this is a lovely image!
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-04-2018
Replies: 284
Views: 17,380
Posted By Jamie Pillers
The new Fuji XF10 camera has a similar feature,...

The new Fuji XF10 camera has a similar feature, implemented nicely. Its called "Snapshot". I have it set to one of the function buttons.. press it once and the focus distance is set at 5 meters at...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-03-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Wondering if this is just a cobbling together of...

Wondering if this is just a cobbling together of all the documentaries that've come before?
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-02-2018
Replies: 284
Views: 17,380
Posted By Jamie Pillers
https://pentaxrumors.com/2018/03/02/new-ricoh-gr-i...

https://pentaxrumors.com/2018/03/02/new-ricoh-gr-iii-camera-rumored-to-be-announced-in-september/
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 4,591
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Rumor just hit the web that Panasonic is coming...

Rumor just hit the web that Panasonic is coming out with a full-frame camera. I guess we'll need another forum. :-P
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-31-2018
Replies: 1,163
Views: 234,982
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Gorgeous...!

Gorgeous...!
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-31-2018
Replies: 1,163
Views: 234,982
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Super composition!

Super composition!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 4,591
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Well said. Thank you. :)

Well said. Thank you. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 4,591
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Lets just change the name of the site. We could...

Lets just change the name of the site. We could have a contest to pick the new name! :-P

I'll start: "LeicaIsDead.com"
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-29-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Expert Shield flexible sheets are great! Sold on...

Expert Shield flexible sheets are great! Sold on Amazon.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2018
Replies: 5,464
Views: 483,899
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Gorgeous color, lovely composition.

Gorgeous color, lovely composition.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-24-2018
Replies: 340
Views: 44,379
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Nice 'atmosphere' here. Thanks for posting it,...

Nice 'atmosphere' here. Thanks for posting it, Zeno.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-23-2018
Replies: 595
Views: 72,536
Posted By Jamie Pillers
These are nice, Peter. I vote that you continue...

These are nice, Peter. I vote that you continue down this path for awhile to see where it leads you (and us). :-)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-23-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Colo(u)r??

Oops... forgot to move the slider to the left! :-P
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2018
Replies: 5,464
Views: 483,899
Posted By Jamie Pillers
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/14844/U14844I1534900110.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2018
Replies: 5,464
Views: 483,899
Posted By Jamie Pillers
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/14844/U14844I1534900112.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-21-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,183
Posted By Jamie Pillers
First leaked pictures of the Z6 and Z7 cameras...

First leaked pictures of the Z6 and Z7 cameras are up at Photo Rumors.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 08-21-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By Jamie Pillers
What's the 'keyboard' feature of the iPad like?...

What's the 'keyboard' feature of the iPad like? Is it just an image of a keyboard on the screen, like an iPhone? Can you use a separate keyboard with the iPad via Bluetooth? The keyboard feature...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-21-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Just as long as you make it before the next...

Just as long as you make it before the next postcard project starts, you're good. :p
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-21-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/14844/med_U14844I1534873207.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-20-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
My cards went out today. Looking forward to...

My cards went out today. Looking forward to seeing all yours!
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-19-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Precisely what I'd like... but at Fuji prices,...

Precisely what I'd like... but at Fuji prices, not Leica's.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-19-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Yes, with the coating on one side only.

Yes, with the coating on one side only.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-19-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I just got my cards from Vistaprint. Quality is...

I just got my cards from Vistaprint. Quality is pretty good, especially for the price. Not quite as nice as Moo cards, but they're 1/3 the price of Moo.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-16-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Now keep our fingers crossed... hoping the...

Now keep our fingers crossed... hoping the quality is OK. :p
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-14-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Lynn, thanks for starting this thread. I loved a...

Lynn, thanks for starting this thread. I loved a lot of what the Nikon 1 system had to offer. As you've said, the focus speed was superb... and the color produced. And I had a great time using the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-14-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,004
Posted By Jamie Pillers
So long as people love looking at an image,...

So long as people love looking at an image, whether it be online, on their phone, in a magazine, or as a print, there will be "photography". Doesn't matter what the image was produced with, or how...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-14-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 28,461
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks, Jordan. I had the X-T2 for a bit... loved...

Thanks, Jordan. I had the X-T2 for a bit... loved it. Maybe going back to it.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-14-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
It popped automatically at the last step of...

It popped automatically at the last step of ordering. It was a promo code from "Bizrate", I think.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-14-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 28,461
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Jordan, Beautiful landscapes here!! What camera...

Jordan,
Beautiful landscapes here!! What camera body are you using? Thanks.
Jamie
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-14-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Postcard cost

I just checked postcard prices at MOO and Vistaprint. In order to get the 29 postcards for the project, both sites require an order of 50. The premium MOO cards cost $55. The Vistaprint card cost is...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-14-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Oops! I lied.

I just got back from making more test images using the Sigma DC 17-70mm lens on the SDQH body. In the original post, I said I saw no vignetting with this lens. That's not correct. :bang:

I've just...
Forum: Travel 08-11-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,722
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Yep... well said.

Yep... well said.
Forum: Travel 08-11-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,722
Posted By Jamie Pillers
San Francisco is a great city, and no different...

San Francisco is a great city, and no different from all others dealing with 21st century problems. I live in Oakland and go into The City frequently to photograph, visit galleries, eat at a truly...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-10-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I had the cropping feature turned off for my...

I had the cropping feature turned off for my test. :-)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-10-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I have the cropping feature turned OFF... still...

I have the cropping feature turned OFF... still no vignetting. :-)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-10-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Sigma 17-70mm C on SD Quattro H

I just received a Sigma 17-70mm DC "Contemporary" Macro lens to use on my SD Quattro H body. I had read online comments saying this lens wouldn't be great on the H body due to massive vignetting at...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-09-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,546
Posted By Jamie Pillers
To Peter's comment above about camera companies...

To Peter's comment above about camera companies needing to continue to innovate in order to stay afloat, I'd love it if they came out with some 'retro' gear that removes all the features not on a...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-09-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,546
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I'm currently using the Sigma SD Quattro H...

I'm currently using the Sigma SD Quattro H camera. Sigma needs to start coming out with some f2 or f2.8 prime lenses in their ART line. Currently they're all f1.4 (except I think the new 70mm macro),...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-26-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 3,685
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I'll go with what Ellison said above!

I'll go with what Ellison said above!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-24-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 3,876
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I spotted some talk about it in the Leica X/T/Q...

I spotted some talk about it in the Leica X/T/Q thread. I think it was Huss that was testing one.
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-23-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 201,919
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Favorite lenses you're using to make these images

There continue to be some truly beautiful images being posted in this thread. Thanks to everyone posting them. If you remember, can you tell me what your favorite lenses are that you've used with...
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-23-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 201,919
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Very cool image. Reminds me of some of the...

Very cool image. Reminds me of some of the classic on-the-road photos by Lee Friedlander, Judy Dater, and others. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-23-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 201,919
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I like the romantic feel of this image a lot....

I like the romantic feel of this image a lot. Thanks for posting it. What lens did you use for this?
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-22-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 47,529
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Nice set, Gary.

Nice set, Gary.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-13-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,206
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Looking Glass Photo in Berkeley has a pretty...

Looking Glass Photo in Berkeley has a pretty decent selection of inkjet paper from several manufacturers.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-13-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,206
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I occasionally make large prints for Home walls....

I occasionally make large prints for Home walls. Smaller ‘work prints’ to discuss at my critique group. And now I’m working on handmade photo books.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Shawn, there’s just the tiniest bit of...

Shawn, there’s just the tiniest bit of vignetting... almost none. Most of the time I ignore it. Same with the 30/1.4.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H, 18-35mm DC Art, DNG

Three frames stitched


https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1828/41543352600_ed6d532f7e_b.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H, 18-35mm DC Art, DNG

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/922/41543353070_f17d5f45eb_b.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H, 18-35mm DC Art, DNG

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/925/41543353360_ef0494cc8a_b.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H, 18-35mm DC Art, DNG

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1786/43303292512_e86c9d09e5_b.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H, 18-35mm DC Art, DNG

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1766/41543353750_b03b6d69f0_b.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H, 18-35mm DC Art, DNG

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1828/29481967878_f4edff72b0_b.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H, 18-35mm DC Art, DNG

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1782/41543354070_2161c48ef7_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2018
Replies: 581
Views: 85,287
Posted By Jamie Pillers
And so full of life! :-)

And so full of life! :-)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-10-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,983
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks for the links to Claff's work. Where does...

Thanks for the links to Claff's work. Where does he get all this data? Does he use a RAW file from all those cameras on his list? If he's using actual files from these cameras, then you might want to...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-08-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 7,956
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I'm in (for the 5th time, I think). Email sent.

I'm in (for the 5th time, I think). Email sent.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,163
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Whenever the wife chooses, it cannot be a...

Whenever the wife chooses, it cannot be a mistake! :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,163
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Nick is definitely not a troll. He's been in...

Nick is definitely not a troll. He's been in charge of RFF's "Put Up the Targets and See if Anyone Can Knock Them Down" department for years. (As always, thank you, Nick.)

And to add my contribution...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-28-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By Jamie Pillers
So long as you're standing on public property...

So long as you're standing on public property (say outside the fence), you can take all the photos you want. At least that's the law in California and I assume the law in Nevada must be similar.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-27-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 2,720
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I did a print test last week to help me,...

I did a print test last week to help me, hopefully, get away from the megapixel race. Using 17x22 paper, I made prints from uncropped files from the Sigma SD Quattro H APS-H sensor (some say its...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-24-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 5,443
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Id be right behind you in line to buy one!

Id be right behind you in line to buy one!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-12-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 2,067
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Joe, I think you could pare this kit down even...

Joe, I think you could pare this kit down even more... fuji 14 and the 35/2. I find that the 35/2 covers most street stuff easily, just take a couple of extra steps forward or back. I'm a believer of...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-30-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 814
Posted By Jamie Pillers
My Fuji X-Pro1: LCD covered with Aki Asahi...

My Fuji X-Pro1:
LCD covered with Aki Asahi leather.
File type set to RAW.
Focus set to manual and AE button used to snap focus the Fuji lens.
Viewfinder set to optical.

So only controls I fiddle...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-28-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Eric, welcome to the club! 😛

Eric, welcome to the club! 😛
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2018
Replies: 7,403
Views: 3,771,369
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Agree completely... beautiful job! If I had that,...

Agree completely... beautiful job! If I had that, I might even be tempted back to film! 😍
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 05-17-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,560
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Ditto on this, John. But... gear acquisition is...

Ditto on this, John. But... gear acquisition is so enticing! :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-17-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Here you go: https://www.cameraquest.com/yasu2.htm

Here you go: https://www.cameraquest.com/yasu2.htm
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-15-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 50,298
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Gary, Sorry for the VERY late response to your...

Gary, Sorry for the VERY late response to your post. But if you see this, I suggest you reacquire that 18mm lens... you made some superb images with it! :)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-15-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 50,298
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I very much like the look of the mis-stitched...

I very much like the look of the mis-stitched frames. Gives it another level of richness. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-15-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Mike, thanks for the nice comment. I've been...

Mike, thanks for the nice comment. I've been super busy with a couple of projects and haven't been able to get out much with the Quattro H. But soon! :o

Mike, are you, Shawn, and me the only SD...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-13-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 2,845
Posted By Jamie Pillers
And she uses a lot of very old lenses.

And she uses a lot of very old lenses.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-13-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H with 30/1.4 Art...

SD Quattro H with 30/1.4 Art lens

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/954/28213625678_3a4f94ae95_b.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-13-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H with 30/1.4 Art...

SD Quattro H with 30/1.4 Art lens

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/969/28213624868_148c31e990_b.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-13-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
SD Quattro H with Sigma 30mm f1.4 Art...

SD Quattro H with Sigma 30mm f1.4 Art lens

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/825/40279081380_9fdddd4593_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-18-2018
Replies: 1,288
Views: 334,674
Posted By Jamie Pillers
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/14844/U14844I1524090775.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-06-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,750
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I loved the image quality of the 27, without a...

I loved the image quality of the 27, without a doubt. I've bought it three times and sold it three times because of two other issues. Its focusing is noisy and you can't easily mount a lens hood on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-28-2018
Replies: 89
Views: 12,507
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I bought the Fuji X-mount version of the Iberit...

I bought the Fuji X-mount version of the Iberit 35/2.4. Great little lens and balances really well on the X-Pro body. Image quality is as good as any Voigtlander lens I've owned. And the price is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By Jamie Pillers
March for Our Lives, Oakland, Ca

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/791/27145483838_2d05eb53de_b.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/793/40974589422_da43d6af89_b.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/819/27145486468_cd68604ff4_b.jpg

https://...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-23-2018
Replies: 12,033
Views: 4,429,569
Posted By Jamie Pillers
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/427/32125851473_0211...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/427/32125851473_02112a4b08_b.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-20-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I agree also re: Keith's assessment and Mike's....

I agree also re: Keith's assessment and Mike's. I'd add that I very much like the way these cameras slow everything down. The whole process of exposure and processing feels much more akin to using...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-20-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Shawn, These are lovely images. I like the way...

Shawn,
These are lovely images. I like the way you chose exposure a lot.

Can you tell which jpeg 'film type' you used? I've been primarily using the "Neutral" setting until now.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-18-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,337
Posted By Jamie Pillers
You're putting that 'rig' to very nice use on the...

You're putting that 'rig' to very nice use on the street! I hadn't contemplated using mine for street photography, thinking the size of the camera/lens might put people off. But you seem to be...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-18-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 6,893
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks for posting these, Mike. Are these images...

Thanks for posting these, Mike. Are these images made from OOC jpegs, or RAW files processed through Sigma software? Or DNG? Thanks.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-17-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,337
Posted By Jamie Pillers
From the look of these images, Mike, I'd say...

From the look of these images, Mike, I'd say spring is beyond the doorstep! :-) Thanks for posting them.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I've had one of these for years. It's always...

I've had one of these for years. It's always produced super images. I use it adapted on a Fuji X-Pro1 these days. Great little lens.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2018
Replies: 484
Views: 92,014
Posted By Jamie Pillers
MAYBE this is The Look. Depends on if he’s pissed...

MAYBE this is The Look. Depends on if he’s pissed that you’re taking his picture. ��
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-25-2018
Replies: 364
Views: 28,924
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks, Lynn.

Thanks, Lynn.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-23-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Excellent solution, Helen. I’m a big proponent of...

Excellent solution, Helen. I’m a big proponent of OCOL, even though I often fail to follow my own advice. 😔
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2018
Replies: 364
Views: 28,924
Posted By Jamie Pillers
NYC https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4606/2553944525...

NYC

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4606/25539445257_11336e14d0_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2018
Replies: 364
Views: 28,924
Posted By Jamie Pillers
NYC https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4612/3860015047...

NYC

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4612/38600150470_2f8e75872f_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2018
Replies: 364
Views: 28,924
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Central Park, NYC...

Central Park, NYC view

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4619/40411230321_64ebd5afd8_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2018
Replies: 5,464
Views: 483,899
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Fantastic image! Wonderful composition and colors...

Fantastic image! Wonderful composition and colors so rich.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-18-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Mike, thanks for the heads-up! I'm going to spend...

Mike, thanks for the heads-up! I'm going to spend a bit more time using the 30mm in manual focus mode to see how I like that. I'd like to swap out the 18-35 for the 20, as I've come to the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-18-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jamie Pillers
For my photography, the one place I'd find IBIS...

For my photography, the one place I'd find IBIS useful is being able to use older adapted slow (i.e.: cheaper) lenses for low light street photography. Otherwise, I wonder about the durability of...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-16-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Mike, I've been trying to find that 20mm f1.8...

Mike,
I've been trying to find that 20mm f1.8 lens in Sigma SA mount online and the only place I've found one so far is at the Sigma site. Its not even shown on the B&H or Adorama sites, and nothing...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-16-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Lovely, quiet composition, Mike. Thanks for...

Lovely, quiet composition, Mike. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-08-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 3,621
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Curious why. Can you tell us more? Thanks.

Curious why. Can you tell us more? Thanks.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2018
Replies: 484
Views: 92,014
Posted By Jamie Pillers
OK you people... I've got to get this thread back...

OK you people... I've got to get this thread back on track! The definition of The Look is perfectly defined by Honus' image posted on 01-27-2011. In other words, you need to include someone (or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2018
Replies: 484
Views: 92,014
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Hey Lynn, This beach series you've been posting...

Hey Lynn,
This beach series you've been posting over on Flickr are VERY nice! But... unless that guy in the upper left is looking at you and thinking "What's that pervert doing taking pictures of...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-05-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 14,491
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Steve, how would you rate/compare the viewfinders...

Steve, how would you rate/compare the viewfinders on the two cameras? Either better?
Jamie
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Yes... Fuji is trying to drive us mad!!

Yes... Fuji is trying to drive us mad!!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-03-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks, Shawn.

Thanks, Shawn.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Perfect... unless you want to replace them all...

Perfect... unless you want to replace them all with that lovely 18-55! :p
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-03-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Adobe DNG Converter for Sigma SD Quattro DNG files?

I just read something interesting on Lloyd Chambers' blog. He suggests that running the Sigma SD Quattro's large DNG files through Adobe's "DNG Converter" software cuts the file size by 50% or more!...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Both of these lenses are super nice. But I...

Both of these lenses are super nice. But I wouldn't be able to do without the 18 as well.. there are just too many situations that call for something wider than the 27 (40mm equiv.). And just to...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-02-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Hi Helen. It seems to me that you've always been...

Hi Helen.
It seems to me that you've always been pretty much a small camera user, right? The Sigma SD Quattro cameras are pretty big. The bodies are a tad smaller than a typical DSLR, but the lenses...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-02-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Larry, those images were made at f3.5. So today I...

Larry, those images were made at f3.5. So today I made some 'white wall' images at different f-stops and focal lengths with the 18-35mm lens:

18mm at...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-01-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Vignette test 18-35/1.8 on SDQH

Here are a couple of photos demonstrating how little vignetting occurs on H sensor using the DC 18-35mm f1.8 lens:

This one shows slight vignetting in the upper left and lower...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-23-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Off chance... Was focusing set on AFC...

Off chance... Was focusing set on AFC (continuous)? If there was anything moving in front of the camera (even shadows), the lens elements would continue moving around, making the clicking sound.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-22-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 6,834
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks, Shawn. Have you posted any photos here...

Thanks, Shawn. Have you posted any photos here made with the 10-20? I'd love to see what that lens can do. Thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2018
Replies: 5,464
Views: 483,899
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Fantastic surreal image!!

Fantastic surreal image!!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-22-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 6,834
Posted By Jamie Pillers
This isn't exactly correct. You can turn this...

This isn't exactly correct. You can turn this feature off in the menus. And there are some DC lenses that cover the H sensor. I'm using the DC 30/1.4 and the DC 18-35 lenses. With the camera's crop...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-22-2018
Replies: 89
Views: 4,387
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks for the link. It doesn't appear that the...

Thanks for the link. It doesn't appear that the albums and paper can be purchased directly from Hahnemuhle. The "Online Purchase" button doesn't seem to be active. How did you obtain yours? Thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 4,988
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Godfrey, thanks for posting this...

Godfrey, thanks for posting this information/images. Excellent portrait. :-)

This "computational" approach is just another step along the way to tech-based photography that we won't recognize in 20...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-20-2018
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks for posting this, Shawn. This is a "DC"...

Thanks for posting this, Shawn. This is a "DC" lens, correct? I have the SDQH as well, and I'm loving how many of the less expensive DC lenses work on the H model without vignetting. I have the DC...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-19-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 3,646
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I have the Iberit 35mm lens in Fuji mount. Nice...

I have the Iberit 35mm lens in Fuji mount. Nice lens, image quality is excellent, build quality seems solid at least at this point (only had it a few months).
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-09-2018
Replies: 89
Views: 4,387
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Glad to see the conversation has turned to book...

Glad to see the conversation has turned to book making. Viewing photography in book form is my favorite way of looking at an artist's body of work. Over the years I've created photos in all the forms...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 01-08-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I've been buying Wasabi batteries for all my...

I've been buying Wasabi batteries for all my digital cameras for a few years now. Never a problem. Amazon sells them in a two-pack with wall-mount charger for around $20.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-02-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 2,862
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Me too. 1970 to around 2004 was film only. Many,...

Me too. 1970 to around 2004 was film only. Many, many hours in B&W and color darkrooms. But then marriage, family, and digital all happened at about the same time. There were a few years...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-01-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 2,862
Posted By Jamie Pillers
I see this response quite often in discussions...

I see this response quite often in discussions about film vs. digital. My take on it is that I don't take any less care creating an image with digital, but now I can create many more versions of a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 2,940
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Nice 'moodiness' in this one, Helen. Stay warm.

Nice 'moodiness' in this one, Helen. Stay warm.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-31-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,862
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Simple, for me. Time and money. When I was...

Simple, for me. Time and money. When I was single, I had money and time to burn. But not with a family. And I have to say that I don't miss the technical headaches of darkroom work. I liked the...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-27-2017
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Thanks for the heads-up, Larry. I'll definitely...

Thanks for the heads-up, Larry. I'll definitely check these out when I return home in a few days. I'm out in the Nevada desert with the sd quattro h.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-25-2017
Replies: 484
Views: 92,014
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Yep... that's The Look! Definitely. :p

Yep... that's The Look! Definitely. :p
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-20-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Lovely image quality... and lovely images!

Lovely image quality... and lovely images!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-12-2017
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Larry, thanks for all this excellent information....

Larry, thanks for all this excellent information. I've just ordered an Industar 50/3.5 m42 lens. As soon as I get it, and the adapter, I'll post some photos here.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-09-2017
Replies: 146
Views: 15,376
Posted By Jamie Pillers
Larry, the photo of the gourds is gorgeous! I'm...

Larry, the photo of the gourds is gorgeous! I'm super interested in how m42 lenses play with the Quattros, so if you try any other m42 lenses, let us know what you think of them. Thanks! (I've...
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