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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-14-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 2,599
Posted By taffer
Eh this is great !! Congrats Petar !!! :)

Eh this is great !! Congrats Petar !!! :)
Forum: Off Topic 02-16-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 1,853
Posted By taffer
Eo ! My ears where buzzing like mad in the train...

Eo !

My ears where buzzing like mad in the train home, lol.

> how did he ever escape and get a real life?

Honestly, it's quite easy. In the end it resulted that real life was just out there, and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 3,524
Posted By taffer
In flickr terms, I'd say that this thread has...

In flickr terms, I'd say that this thread has become an instant fav ! C-41 and old slide film sounds wonderful to my ears also, since I've happened to accumulate a few of bulk-loaded both, lol.
Forum: Off Topic 02-13-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By taffer
Well, in my own experience, it takes time to...

Well, in my own experience, it takes time to really find out what suits best to you and the images you will end taking. So I wouldn't be investing a ton of money into a system without having tried it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-08-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By taffer
Imagine you're in a small boat in the middle of a...

Imagine you're in a small boat in the middle of a storm sea and pumping out water like mad to try to keep it floating, and then suddenly you see the fattest and coward guy from the crew jumping off...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-03-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,252
Posted By taffer
Actually, seems like the innards of a LTM version...

Actually, seems like the innards of a LTM version of the lens without the barrel and somewhat 'adapted' to fit the Kiev...

In fact I think this same seller has had them at least for a couple years....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By taffer
Agree, I've been seeing that huge site online...

Agree, I've been seeing that huge site online since I don't even remember when.

If it comes back again, and of course in case it's allowed and doable, to wget a local copy of the full site may prove...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-26-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By taffer
No worries, I actually discovered it by placing...

No worries, I actually discovered it by placing it side by side with the Pilot 2 ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-26-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By taffer
Well, the Pilot 2 is not that big, but trust me,...

Well, the Pilot 2 is not that big, but trust me, you'll find it huge on top of anything smaller than a Nikon F2... You can also have an idea of the Digisix size on top a a Nikon S2 in Karen...
Forum: Off Topic 01-25-2007
Replies: 87
Views: 4,309
Posted By taffer
Seems that it's maybe late, but in fact I only...

Seems that it's maybe late, but in fact I only have three short words to say on this, save the money. And then two more, good luck.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-05-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By taffer
I haven't 'started' any long term projects as...

I haven't 'started' any long term projects as such. They all start (in my mind) short, then after time one realizes there's much to do. If the project engages a genuine and real interest in you, then...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-31-2006
Replies: 78
Views: 4,560
Posted By taffer
Best of luck with that project, one thing is for...

Best of luck with that project, one thing is for sure, you're not lacking passion in any way, go on !

This project has made me research a bit. The last labs processing it in Spain closed some years...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-31-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By taffer
This is indeed a very nice opportunity. Thanks...

This is indeed a very nice opportunity. Thanks for posting it here.

Oscar
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-12-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By taffer
When I owned this same camera (it was part of the...

When I owned this same camera (it was part of the G'man special auction) that was the most far I did go, I mean, cleaning the battery contacts, even then while in my hands I never really trusted that...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-01-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 3,183
Posted By taffer
Just not to duplicate...

Just not to duplicate posts:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=429561&postcount=14

Good luck !

Oscar
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 12-01-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By taffer
I don't own a RD-1 myself, and I'm not sure if...

I don't own a RD-1 myself, and I'm not sure if I'll ever do.

But that said, I think this attempt to turn the RD-1 into the world's first 'sourceforge' camera could be a very good idea.

There are...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 3,554
Posted By taffer
Gentlemen, congratulations !!!

Gentlemen, congratulations !!!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-22-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 3,531
Posted By taffer
Well googled ! I may have some saved...

Well googled ! I may have some saved correspondence with Philippe (one of the photographers and in fact he was (is) also a member here.

Time to browse the old emails box...

Oscar
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2006
Replies: 7,403
Views: 3,770,031
Posted By taffer
A good move then ! Even if one tries to think...

A good move then ! Even if one tries to think that in the end they are just tools and meant to be used, it's true that the first scratch is always a painful one.

Oscar
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 3,531
Posted By taffer
Argh, pity since they serve orders on a proximity...

Argh, pity since they serve orders on a proximity basis. This pretty much puts me out.



Remy, do you know about that "Rangefinder Perspectives" book ? Their print quality was IMO a lot better than...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-20-2006
Replies: 2,231
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 248,123
Posted By taffer
User: David Murphy Just a quick note to raise...

User: David Murphy

Just a quick note to raise hand as another happy David Murphy customer. Film bought to him roughly a week ago did here this morning, sound and perfectly.

Thanks !!!

Oscar
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2006
Replies: 96
Views: 5,509
Posted By taffer
Gary, in fact there's nothing wrong at all in...

Gary, in fact there's nothing wrong at all in your view on the subject.

I found myself looking at mostly a bunch of void pictures (my own) after a couple years trying to pursue a subject that for me...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2006
Replies: 7,403
Views: 3,770,031
Posted By taffer
No wonder, it looks lovely ! :)

No wonder, it looks lovely ! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2006
Replies: 7,403
Views: 3,770,031
Posted By taffer
What, and not the M4-P ? :rolleyes:

What, and not the M4-P ? :rolleyes:
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-13-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By taffer
A store here has a couple of them (yes, I was...

A store here has a couple of them (yes, I was amazed that they did, but... they do!) and at a more reasonable price (still bit of nonsense price but hey that's a collection piece... no?). Let me know...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-12-2006
Replies: 45
Views: 2,628
Posted By taffer
Hey congrats !!! :)

Hey congrats !!! :)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-10-2006
Replies: 372
Views: 92,614
Posted By taffer
I haven't received it yet (shipped last monday)...

I haven't received it yet (shipped last monday) but I have a pack of 35mm and 120 film on my way from Freestyle. Their prices are generally very good (Acros 100 in 120 ie, they had the cheapest one I...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-10-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By taffer
Congrats Ralph, I'm sure you're going to enjoy...

Congrats Ralph, I'm sure you're going to enjoy the experience a lot. The only serious risk you run is getting hooked, because then chances are you'll be willing to permanently disable the 'bath'...
Forum: Other RF 11-10-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By taffer
Damn, I had this same exact problem and solved...

Damn, I had this same exact problem and solved it, but can't remember which glue ! :bang:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-09-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 5,946
Posted By taffer
Ricardo, sorry to hear about the trouble....

Ricardo, sorry to hear about the trouble. However, if you were already aware of the shutter issues and had in mind a service for the camera and there's nothing else 'wrong' (Rollei slow speeds are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By taffer
Hmm, isn't that a M1 ? (rangefinderless M). Some...

Hmm, isn't that a M1 ? (rangefinderless M).

Some bargain M3 for a bit over $400 though, maybe M prices are coming down to Earth finally ? If so, that's real welcome.

Oscar
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-07-2006
Replies: 74
Views: 9,241
Posted By taffer
JD ! Great to read from you ! Hehe, the Moskva...

JD ! Great to read from you !

Hehe, the Moskva got replaced by this

http://www.pbase.com/cameras/voigtlander/bessa_i

But eventually I found myself with the need of a wide angle MF camera... And...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By taffer
Yay ! Congrats Francisco ! :)

Yay ! Congrats Francisco ! :)
Forum: Off Topic 11-03-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By taffer
**Plus airmail postage for foreign delivery All...

**Plus airmail postage for foreign delivery
All other countries add $39 per year.

:bang:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-01-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 1,801
Posted By taffer
Hmmm, sounds like bipolarity, right...

Hmmm, sounds like bipolarity, right ?

Yes.

No.

Thanks.

Oscar
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 1,801
Posted By taffer
Joe, why keep thinking on it when you already...

Joe, why keep thinking on it when you already have not one, but two of what could be said it's the CLE2, black and chrome, with a nice set of modern lenses, a valid warranty and a real and still...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-31-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By taffer
Yes, literally, keep your eyes open and visit...

Yes, literally, keep your eyes open and visit some fleamarkets. Either that or keep eyes open also for out of season rebates on stores and shopping malls (don't be afraid to visit women's one btw)....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 2,637
Posted By taffer
C'mon Rob, we all float down here... :) :) :)

C'mon Rob, we all float down here...

:) :) :)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-29-2006
Replies: 468
Views: 44,804
Posted By taffer
Hmmm... wiser... hmm, yeah, that must be it...

Hmmm... wiser... hmm, yeah, that must be it :rolleyes:

Be sure to celebrate as it deserves ! :)

Thank you man,

Oscar
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-29-2006
Replies: 468
Views: 44,804
Posted By taffer
Here they go:...

Here they go: http://www.pbase.com/taffer/offseason

(Mix of Autocord & Yashica though)

Doing fine, had a sort of a break time and in the process I turned one year old. lol.

Your latest sin ? The...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-29-2006
Replies: 468
Views: 44,804
Posted By taffer
Customs clearing could have faced a problem... ;)

Customs clearing could have faced a problem... ;)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-29-2006
Replies: 74
Views: 9,241
Posted By taffer
Well, I'll have to raise hand here. After some...

Well, I'll have to raise hand here. After some deliberation ended finding an affordable way to enter into medium format wide angle photography. The item in question is a battered Koni-Omega with a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-29-2006
Replies: 468
Views: 44,804
Posted By taffer
Hola ! Wow, this thread started more than two...

Hola !

Wow, this thread started more than two years ago...

Just for the record, migrated ex-Pherdi's D keeps delivering the goods :) Just yesterday it had quite a nice shooting session on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-26-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 2,543
Posted By taffer
Put it all together, it sounds to me that what...

Put it all together, it sounds to me that what you really need is both a developer and an editor :)

And I'm not kidding. Then, as sadly that is impossible for most of us, your homework is trying to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 2,543
Posted By taffer
Hi Joe, nothing to do with the GR-D (curious...

Hi Joe,

nothing to do with the GR-D (curious camera I'd be also interested in handling, I admit) but with all those rolls of undeveloped film.

I found that's a lot easier if you only shoot what you...
Forum: Off Topic 10-18-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By taffer
Happy b'day !!! :)

Happy b'day !!! :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-16-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,810
Posted By taffer
1 pack per person and PER location, oops ! I say...

1 pack per person and PER location, oops !

I say this in case your US friends could already be interested in film for themselves.

;)

Too bad this is US only. Portra 160VC is my film of choice for...
Forum: Off Topic 10-16-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,584
Posted By taffer
Ain't cats great ? :roll: Congrats Francisco,...

Ain't cats great ? :roll:

Congrats Francisco, from experience I know you have reasons to be happy !!! :)

Oscar
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-15-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By taffer
Hola !!! What can I say, thank you all !!!...

Hola !!!

What can I say, thank you all !!! :)

Sorry for my absence, it was holiday here on Columbus day (12th) and we had a long weekend by extending it to 13th as well (as we use here,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-11-2006
Replies: 128
Views: 5,422
Posted By taffer
I kindly refuse, I've grown too attached to the...

I kindly refuse, I've grown too attached to the taffer name, plus I can easily type it with one hand only when login in, as I do with the password. It is very useful at lunch time ;)

That said, I...
Forum: Off Topic 10-06-2006
Replies: 43
Views: 2,063
Posted By taffer
For many more years Joe ! Oh, and btw stay...

For many more years Joe !

Oh, and btw

stay cool
eat right
listen to the doctors
etc

:p
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2006
Replies: 133
Views: 6,238
Posted By taffer
Singlecoated URL change New one is...

Singlecoated URL change

New one is http://singlecoated.com/blog (feed on http://singlecoated.com/blog/atom.xml)

Thanks for updating your bookmarks ladies and gents :) I'm slowly rebuilding the site...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By taffer
And the most important part, which you forgot...

And the most important part, which you forgot Pherdi. You just CAN'T go wrong with a freckled (green-eyed?) redhead, period. There are cosmic laws making it that way.

:)

Don't lose that camera,...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-20-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 1,156
Posted By taffer
Oh yeah ! Ain't it magic !? :) Congrats on a...

Oh yeah ! Ain't it magic !? :)

Congrats on a major step forward Francisco, and don't worry, after some time you'll end with the inversion/washing times and methods that work best for you. I myself...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-13-2006
Replies: 118
Views: 8,993
Posted By taffer
Oops yes Brian, sorry I didn't see your line...

Oops yes Brian, sorry I didn't see your line mentioning the reborn Bessa MF :)

I've been shooting quite a lot lately with an (old) Voigtlander Bessa-I 6x9 and the more I used it the more I found the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-13-2006
Replies: 118
Views: 8,993
Posted By taffer
Maybe a bit out of what one would expect but I'd...

Maybe a bit out of what one would expect but I'd lust for...

A 'redux' of one of the superb medium format folding cameras, and if he could come out with one featuring a moderate wide angle...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2006
Replies: 182
Views: 7,300
Posted By taffer
I wonder what pro photogs having to travel for...

I wonder what pro photogs having to travel for assignment are doing now :confused:

I foresee a new incoming business as rent-a-camera places in airports. Get what you want at your destination, check...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-10-2006
Replies: 87
Views: 7,901
Posted By taffer
Where I think Leica could come up with something...

Where I think Leica could come up with something radically different from all the others ?

Easy, providing a real solution to the obsolescence taking place on the digital world.

That is, a camera...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
Posted By taffer
Ouch, kinda sad. I was thinking that if Fed or...

Ouch, kinda sad. I was thinking that if Fed or KMZ would finally manage to put down the slight focus lenght differences in RF lenses, a new batch of M mount optics could be well received.

Thanks for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
Posted By taffer
Oh my god. And I thought GAS was over. Do you...

Oh my god.

And I thought GAS was over.

Do you know where I could gather some more info as for that lens ?

TIA.

Oscar
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 1,927
Posted By taffer
Wasn't also something involving a banana ?...

Wasn't also something involving a banana ? :rolleyes:
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2006
Replies: 49
Views: 3,428
Posted By taffer
Piazza Spagna,...

Piazza Spagna, Rome.

http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/60383452.jpg
Forum: Off Topic 08-10-2006
Replies: 108
Views: 4,234
Posted By taffer
They forgot to add #64 there. Murdoch gets J.M....

They forgot to add #64 there.

Murdoch gets J.M. Aznar on his payroll ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 1,295
Posted By taffer
Even if I'm a bit out of the world lately, I've...

Even if I'm a bit out of the world lately, I've been following the progress of the original idea, two thumbs up for Ray, and Todd !!!

Oscar
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-09-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 3,086
Posted By taffer
I agree absolutely and admit of myself thinking...

I agree absolutely and admit of myself thinking sometimes of scanning as that 'final automatic step' as if dropping the film and pressing 'scan' would be enough.

I know it's not that way, and in...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-08-2006
Replies: 47
Views: 3,086
Posted By taffer
I guess I could still sell my car and get enough...

I guess I could still sell my car and get enough for a RD1s (with not enough spare for a SD card though, lol) but with everyday spending more and more hours in front of the screen, I find sort of...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-07-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 2,629
Posted By taffer
Maybe you could search for some info on the new...

Maybe you could search for some info on the new Panasonic Lumix L1 (think it's called like that, similar to the old Panasonic LC1 / Leica Digilux 2 but with interchangeable lenses). Sort of Leica M...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-06-2006
Replies: 52
Views: 2,096
Posted By taffer
Just as life, it's sometimes better with company,...

Just as life, it's sometimes better with company, some others, it isn't :)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-03-2006
Replies: 538
Views: 45,875
Posted By taffer
LOL ! Cute camera though...

LOL !

Cute camera though :p

http://members.tripod.com/Nigel_Richards/Othercameras/exa_ii.htm
Forum: Off Topic 08-03-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 1,419
Posted By taffer
Felicidades Francisco ! I think you really...

Felicidades Francisco !

I think you really deserved this after all the work and enthusiasm you put on it :)

And to impress Frances was a nice bonus as well. It may be a good time to finally get...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-03-2006
Replies: 538
Views: 45,875
Posted By taffer
Pasteis de Nata ! Oh si. My very first food a few...

Pasteis de Nata ! Oh si. My very first food a few minutes after landing in Lisbon (and taxiing to Oriente to jump on the first Alfa to Porto) together with a bica at the station bar/store....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-01-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 1,587
Posted By taffer
No need to sell anything Joe, you just need to...

No need to sell anything Joe, you just need to develop multiple personalities. Once you start with it, it's quite easy.

Really ?

Yeah, sure !
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-01-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 1,863
Posted By taffer
Hmm, ok, but I think the correct order is to put...

Hmm, ok, but I think the correct order is to put things for sale first and to tell us this later ;) ;) ;)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-31-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 7,136
Posted By taffer
Congrats Ray !!! :)

Congrats Ray !!! :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-28-2006
Replies: 262
Views: 33,340
Posted By taffer
Hmm, let's see. I started developing myself using...

Hmm, let's see. I started developing myself using Diafine two years ago...

And I could still be using the same 1 litre batch if it wasn't by trash rolls which ended being due to reel loading...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-28-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By taffer
Let me add to the positive vibs here. I also got...

Let me add to the positive vibs here. I also got my 'brand new looking' 4am and was a little scared by all the negative comments about the last Kiev generation but the camera ended working like a...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-27-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 1,661
Posted By taffer
Knew bout the 28 and 90, but the 21 went below...

Knew bout the 28 and 90, but the 21 went below the radar...

So I must increase my visit frequency by one third, lol.

Enjoy the 21, don't be afraid of including big pieces of what you think could...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-27-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 1,661
Posted By taffer
Peeero... You also got a CV 21/4 ¿? Man, I'm...

Peeero...

You also got a CV 21/4 ¿?

Man, I'm way out of date :p
Forum: Nikon RF 07-27-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 6,377
Posted By taffer
http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/63586598/medium....

http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/63586598/medium.jpg

She liked the 105/2.5 very much as well :)

Oscar
Forum: Off Topic 07-27-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 2,120
Posted By taffer
They are called 'chanclas' here. I'm now using...

They are called 'chanclas' here. I'm now using (at home or for very short walks) a 5€ pair of bambu ones, thought they would be crap but in the end they are one of the most comfortable ones I've had...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-26-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By taffer
Best of luck with the project and the trip Jonas...

Best of luck with the project and the trip Jonas ! :) So far my summer project seems to be a documentary on how I paint my flat walls and (sit still...) ceilings !!!

I wonder how much more...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-26-2006
Replies: 40
Views: 2,863
Posted By taffer
Maybe this will bring in some light ?...

Maybe this will bring in some light ?

http://people.lulu.com/blogs/view_post.php?post_id=20529

Seems they now print on the nearest-to-client printing facility...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-20-2006
Replies: 178
Views: 24,930
Posted By taffer
Lovely shot Tom ! ;)

Lovely shot Tom ! ;)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-20-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By taffer
Well, must add to those liking it, I love it and...

Well, must add to those liking it, I love it and in fact reminds me a bit of the special 'tint' you find on certain movies, Saving Private Ryan coming to mind just now.

Thanks for the idea, since I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-19-2006
Replies: 54
Views: 2,337
Posted By taffer
Nice ! :) For this same purpose I've recycled...

Nice ! :)

For this same purpose I've recycled the 'toilet pouches' that the long way Spanish trains give when you get an overnight cabin with the usual toothbrush, paste, soap, etc inside. They are...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 2,163
Posted By taffer
LOL ! I think I've just beaten up my own record !...

LOL ! I think I've just beaten up my own record ! C'mon, I missed your post which was... two posts above ! :p

It's so hot here that probably my brain is in power saving mode :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 2,163
Posted By taffer
Great !! :) Now go and enjoy this great entry on...

Great !! :)

Now go and enjoy this great entry on RayPA's blog:

http://thereforeiblog.blogspot.com/2006/06/penultimate-street-shooter.html

Which will make you even more impatient about your little...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-09-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 7,136
Posted By taffer
Changes done ! And yep, it's a cloud-covered moon...

Changes done ! And yep, it's a cloud-covered moon as seen with a 15mm ;)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-09-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 7,136
Posted By taffer
They only come out at night...

http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/60846552

I'm not sure if they come any more nocturnal than this creature... ;)

Edit: Changed to link and image as attachment :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By taffer
In fact it's the whole house, I was already with...

In fact it's the whole house, I was already with my back at the opposite wall... that's why I'm taking so long to find a place where to put the darkroom ;)

PS: I also lost something like four...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By taffer
Ouch, it seems that we ALL own a Canonet...

Ouch, it seems that we ALL own a Canonet :p

http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/58841752/medium.jpg

Really easy, I just stuck a digital P&S and moved the zoom until I saw something acceptable on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-05-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 968
Posted By taffer
Good to hear, I've always liked the...

Good to hear, I've always liked the sharpandcontrasty looks on the CV lenses. You should be really happy with that lens, and should you ever get tired of it, it will hold its value quite well.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2006
Replies: 115
Views: 5,799
Posted By taffer
Congrats Kyle !!! :) I'm going to finish the...

Congrats Kyle !!! :)

I'm going to finish the roll inside the G-III 19 today so please PM me with your address.

Oscar
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-21-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 2,289
Posted By taffer
What it's said, the closer the focus the more OOF...

What it's said, the closer the focus the more OOF you get (I guess).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-21-2006
Replies: 115
Views: 5,799
Posted By taffer
And Jonas gets a bargain 7s ! ;) I admit that I'm...

And Jonas gets a bargain 7s ! ;) I admit that I'm a real fan of his work and I'm already looking forward to what he can produce with such a lovely lens !

All the details are already being...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-20-2006
Replies: 125
Views: 4,679
Posted By taffer
Make that four !

Make that four !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-20-2006
Replies: 115
Views: 5,799
Posted By taffer
WOW, Thanks Gene and Kyle !!! :) Oscar

WOW, Thanks Gene and Kyle !!! :)

Oscar
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-19-2006
Replies: 77
Views: 5,086
Posted By taffer
I've always loved that photo Sudeep !

I've always loved that photo Sudeep !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-19-2006
Replies: 115
Views: 5,799
Posted By taffer
If there's time I'd like to add another...

If there's time I'd like to add another contender:

Canonet G-III QL19. Just as the ultra-well known G-III QL17 but with a slightly longer 45mm f/1.9 lens. Excellent condition, light seals just...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-18-2006
Replies: 115
Views: 5,799
Posted By taffer
Joe remember to write down Jonas (JVX) bids on...

Joe remember to write down Jonas (JVX) bids on the second RC and the 7s ;)

Oscar
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By taffer
or two.....

or two.....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By taffer
Rich, you're both talented and lucky :)

Rich, you're both talented and lucky :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2006
Replies: 115
Views: 5,799
Posted By taffer
Ey ! Joe I just think what comes along goes...

Ey !

Joe I just think what comes along goes along, and I really can't see a better reason to pass on with the generosity others have shown with me (you in this specific case!)

Since I have a too...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2006
Replies: 115
Views: 5,799
Posted By taffer
Lamp lit ! Results that another (well known ;))...

Lamp lit !

Results that another (well known ;)) and way too kind RFF member once long ago sent me a beautiful non-stealth Minolta Hi-matic 7s.

The camera is in cosmetic tip top condition, and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2006
Replies: 115
Views: 5,799
Posted By taffer
I think this deserves the mother of all bumps.

I think this deserves the mother of all bumps.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-16-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,600
Posted By taffer
You have a powerful flashlight ? Put it on the...

You have a powerful flashlight ? Put it on the floor, light beam horizontal to it, move it circularly so that light reveals any imperfections or objects along its path.

Be also prepared to discover...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-15-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,414
Posted By taffer
Ey Beni !!! Felicidades !!!!! :D Recuerda, hoy...

Ey Beni !!! Felicidades !!!!! :D

Recuerda, hoy es un día tan bueno como cualquier otro para cortarse la coleta ;)

Un abrazo de un ex-pelúo.

Oscar
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-09-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,449
Posted By taffer
What Todd said :) I use my 15 in pretty much the...

What Todd said :) I use my 15 in pretty much the same way (with a Bessa-T btw).

And Kris' tritoning is just because it was our fellow RFFer Kris who introduced me into the infinite range of options...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-09-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,449
Posted By taffer
Guys, you're too kind :) To be honest, and maybe...

Guys, you're too kind :) To be honest, and maybe with the exception of that aquarium shot, in some shots I used this lens more or less as if it was my 35 (widest lens before the 15).

Place some...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-09-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,449
Posted By taffer
Ahá, that's the Kris Special Tritoning method (R)...

Ahá, that's the Kris Special Tritoning method (R) ;)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-09-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,449
Posted By taffer
Philip I was wondering exactly the same as you...

Philip I was wondering exactly the same as you !

And that's exactly why I got myself a 15 when after another lens sale I found one offered here (thanks Young-Ki!)

The rest can be found...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-08-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 3,381
Posted By taffer
An amazing photographer indeed. But if you'd...

An amazing photographer indeed.

But if you'd know him personally, you would discover that he's an even better person ! :)

Somehow that is reflected in his pictures, that's where the magic comes...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2006
Replies: 39
Views: 2,006
Posted By taffer
I wasn't expecting less than that. Well, ok,...

I wasn't expecting less than that.

Well, ok, maybe for a second or two :rolleyes:
Forum: Nikon RF 06-05-2006
Replies: 76
Views: 5,960
Posted By taffer
For me, that has to be Mr. Robin Adshead.

For me, that has to be Mr. Robin Adshead.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-02-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 5,118
Posted By taffer
The T is a superb camera and over all a very well...

The T is a superb camera and over all a very well thought design. Not everybody's piece of cake, but if you don't mind external finders, it's a superb value.

In fact a store here had a black paint...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-02-2006
Replies: 187
Views: 24,398
Posted By taffer
Now we only need somebody building a digital...

Now we only need somebody building a digital Canonet for $500 to use it as a backup or at late night parties :p
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-01-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,499
Posted By taffer
And a quick flash forward to the...

And a quick flash forward to the future...

Imagine what I found today at the used marketplace on my usual camera store...

Not, not a 2400, but a very similar 4324 daylight tank, without box or...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-31-2006
Replies: 109
Views: 5,794
Posted By taffer
I hope so. It would scare the hell out of me to...

I hope so.

It would scare the hell out of me to run a living thing through my cameras, eeeeeek !!!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-30-2006
Replies: 66
Views: 2,231
Posted By taffer
zeiss ikon...zm 25/2.8...zm 35/2...zm 50/2 leica...

zeiss ikon...zm 25/2.8...zm 35/2...zm 50/2
leica m3...50/2.8 elmar...canon 50/1.2
leica cl...nikkor 28/3.5...summicron 40/2...hex 90/2.8...canon 35/2.8

What ?

No Hexar AF !?

tsk tsk... ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-28-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 1,637
Posted By taffer
Happy b'day Jan !!!!! :) May your exposure always...

Happy b'day Jan !!!!! :) May your exposure always be spot on !
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-26-2006
Replies: 52
Views: 3,026
Posted By taffer
>You're in the wrong print swap.. go to...

>You're in the wrong print swap.. go to #6.

exactly :)

Raid, glad you got the email !

Steve, either on this or the #6 swap, you can check the rules and registration email on the web page Tom set...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By taffer
Let me add to this, I'm really glad to hear you...

Let me add to this, I'm really glad to hear you and your family are well and again back to normal.

Now take care and enjoy ! :)

Oscar
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-22-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By taffer
What could I say of the wonderful Lynn already...

What could I say of the wonderful Lynn already not said, she's just a first class person and photographer ! :)

Nice portraits Ian, and superb moonlight landscape. And powerful expression in "The...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-17-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 6,203
Posted By taffer
Just adding my thought to this to second Jeff's...

Just adding my thought to this to second Jeff's words about Eric Paulsen and Photoequip, top quality grips and a real gentleman !

I also recommend you giving a look to their new Leica M grips if you...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-17-2006
Replies: 59
Views: 3,414
Posted By taffer
print swaps are one of the BEST things out there...

print swaps are one of the BEST things out there since the invention of velcro strap shoes.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-15-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By taffer
Hey, where did you get the idea that I'm so...

Hey, where did you get the idea that I'm so predictable !?

:rolleyes:

So... you got her number or not ? :D

http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/57924902/original.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-13-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By taffer
Yep, as Max, the 95% of my card purchases are...

Yep, as Max, the 95% of my card purchases are with debit card. Actually, the credit one is more a sort of 'in case of emergency' or when debit is not accepted (to my surprise, VERY rarely) and to be...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-11-2006
Replies: 636
Views: 97,784
Posted By taffer
To me it's amazing how that RF20 resembles a...

To me it's amazing how that RF20 resembles a hybrid between a M4 and a M5...

Maybe that's the appearance Leica had in mind for the TTL M4, which was later transformed directly into the M5 ?

As...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-09-2006
Replies: 75
Views: 5,075
Posted By taffer
and that's exactly why we love you joe ;) The SC...

and that's exactly why we love you joe ;)

The SC Nokton was on my list for many many months... Sockeyed pictures just nailed it there for a couple years more...

But then, my list is starting to...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-09-2006
Replies: 75
Views: 5,075
Posted By taffer
Did you ever wonder why I stopped coming here so...

Did you ever wonder why I stopped coming here so often ? ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By taffer
OTH, if you happen to be grainaholic and don't...

OTH, if you happen to be grainaholic and don't want to have to open that preciouss TMZ for some experiments, half frame may be the way to go...

http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/59299542/original.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-07-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 2,115
Posted By taffer
Thanks for the heads up and the greetings Phil !...

Thanks for the heads up and the greetings Phil ! :)

I'm sure checking those links, including those ones you provided Bill, thank you too !

Oscar
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-06-2006
Replies: 88
Views: 7,625
Posted By taffer
Congrats Remy ! And happy b'day btw ! :) Who...

Congrats Remy ! And happy b'day btw ! :)

Who knows, you could even enjoy shooting film again ;)

And of course, congrats all the participants and finalists !

Oscar
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-26-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By taffer
As for Castelldefels - Barcelona You have two...

As for Castelldefels - Barcelona

You have two options, the most used one is the regional trains (Renfe). Castelldefels has two stops, Castelldefels itself and a smaller one called Castelldefels...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-26-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By taffer
Hey Jin ! Indeed it's always better to keep with...

Hey Jin !

Indeed it's always better to keep with some common safety tips. There's no need to get obsessed with it (as they do in that Pnet's Barcelona travel tips article), yet observe some common...
Forum: Off Topic 04-23-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By taffer
Time for an update. In the end we mostly wandered...

Time for an update. In the end we mostly wandered around. Rome is incredible, and we really liked the fact that you can do almost all your tours (on the in-walls zone) just walking, there's simply so...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-22-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By taffer
Hmmm, if reusing it for more than a year does no...

Hmmm, if reusing it for more than a year does no harm to it, you could just try with a roll of film . Even if there's some way of testing if it's 'active', the only way to know if it's active enough...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 1,372
Posted By taffer
With Lynx ! :eek: Good site indeed!

With Lynx ! :eek: Good site indeed!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-22-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 3,688
Posted By taffer
It's good to see that a brand does well :) And...

It's good to see that a brand does well :) And usually the main argument in favor of the safrotto is the price, so...

Domke or Safrotto, yep, I think the 803 will serve you well.

Let us know...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-22-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 3,688
Posted By taffer
Yep, they have that strap. They also have the two...

Yep, they have that strap. They also have the two rubber bands on the strap itself, which allows for a very nice non-sliding carrying.

It could be great if you could somehow manage to see and touch...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-22-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 3,688
Posted By taffer
Ken, just wondering, do you know of the very nice...

Ken, just wondering, do you know of the very nice Domke clones made by Safrotto ? Some of us here use them and are extremely happy with them at around half the cost.

They have a website on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 2,521
Posted By taffer
Good old John rules...

Good old John rules !!!

http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/49960512.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-22-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 6,921
Posted By taffer
Yes Ergo, that search works, since it brought me...

Yes Ergo, that search works, since it brought me here :)

I just acquired a 15/4.5 from a member here, the first look though that finder is wild !

For sure it's going to be fun to use it :)

Oscar
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By taffer
Happy b'day y'all !!! :)

Happy b'day y'all !!! :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-21-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 1,372
Posted By taffer
And if that wasn't enough... 1.0.7 here too...

And if that wasn't enough... 1.0.7 here too...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-21-2006
Replies: 2,231
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 248,123
Posted By taffer
User: Hiwatt Gus purchased my Canon 35/2.8, he...

User: Hiwatt

Gus purchased my Canon 35/2.8, he was a great person to deal with and once I gave him the final amount his paypal arrived before I could say reciprocityfailure :)

User:...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-20-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 1,465
Posted By taffer
It's easy to carry the CL in your wrist Joe, just...

It's easy to carry the CL in your wrist Joe, just think left to right.

!!!yrt uoy fi ysae s'ti :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2006
Replies: 39
Views: 10,911
Posted By taffer
1. "Photojournalism": To keep a photographic...

1. "Photojournalism": To keep a photographic journal ? :)
2. "Photojournalism": To take your journey through this life in a photographic way ?
3. "Photojournalism": Very very rare species of Siberian...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 3,496
Posted By taffer
I'm highly impressed with the original Nokton. I...

I'm highly impressed with the original Nokton. I was owner of the Canon 50/1.2 and also had a Contax Sonnar 50/1.5, parted with both...

I liked the 1.2 overall but wide open it was quite difficult...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 3,496
Posted By taffer
Impressive test !!! I've got a main single and...

Impressive test !!!

I've got a main single and certain conclusion from it.

I'm in love !!! :o
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 2,027
Posted By taffer
AFAIK, if you prefer, you can still contribute...

AFAIK, if you prefer, you can still contribute directly to the board without the need of getting a premium membership, no ?

IMHO, yes, maybe we're indeed making a mountain from this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2006
Replies: 32
Views: 2,285
Posted By taffer
Some time ago, a friend of mine ordered a Dell...

Some time ago, a friend of mine ordered a Dell computer here in Spain, delivery done by UPS.

Days went by, no computer.

UPS called saying they couldn't find the address, and prompted my friend to...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-18-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By taffer
Btw, if by any chance someday you'd like to...

Btw, if by any chance someday you'd like to develop two different films in the same tank, Diafine is the name ;)

As a rule of thumb, when doing the inversion I always like to hear a 'blurp-blurp'...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-18-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By taffer
Now that I think, I have one of those user grade...

Now that I think, I have one of those user grade Canon 7's, truth is it has some issues but is a perfect user...

Hmmm... :rolleyes:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-18-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By taffer
Kris I must learn to be VERY careful on what I...

Kris I must learn to be VERY careful on what I write you on msn :D :D :D

[16:25] Oscar: M2 ain't exactly cheap :P
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-18-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
Posted By taffer
Photo is...

Photo is here

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=4408

Coffee grinder didn't come with it ;)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-17-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 2,015
Posted By taffer
Iskra, one of the best kept secrets from the...

Iskra, one of the best kept secrets from the former CCCP :)

Good work Ruben !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-16-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,814
Posted By taffer
Gracias Jorge !!!!! :)

Gracias Jorge !!!!! :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-07-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By taffer
Congrats on your new film retriever and for the...

Congrats on your new film retriever and for the step you're taking into the real world of darkness :cool:

Francisco, be it metal or plastic reels, I STRONGLY recommend you to get a dummy roll and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,642
Posted By taffer
I had serious trouble myself trying to stay away...

I had serious trouble myself trying to stay away from that $400 M3 at pnet...

And btw, congrats to the new owner ! :cool:
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-06-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 1,971
Posted By taffer
As for the HK connection... what about contacting...

As for the HK connection... what about contacting Dr. Joseph Yao ?

You can find some contact info here

http://www.nemeng.com/leica/004e.shtml

Maybe he will help you locate one.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-06-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 1,971
Posted By taffer
Wow, now that's customer client. If you want...

Wow, now that's customer client.

If you want them to never come back, that is.

Eyes open anyway. I looked at the usual suspects locally here. No luck.

Oscar
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-06-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By taffer
Picasa offers a nice tool for converting into B&W...

Picasa offers a nice tool for converting into B&W adding filter effects. The very nice thing is it lets you move your cursor over a color palette and you see the effect instantly as you move. It...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2006
Replies: 816
Views: 139,279
Posted By taffer
Bicycles... I love 'em...

Bicycles... I love 'em :)

http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/38380861.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-06-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 1,971
Posted By taffer
SF, sent you a PM with a link to a store as...

SF, sent you a PM with a link to a store as well...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-06-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 3,499
Posted By taffer
I'm only going DSLR when Seagull finally puts in...

I'm only going DSLR when Seagull finally puts in the market that manual focus MD mount DSLR they announced on April's 1st...

:D

Now seriously. A digital back for the F2, a fully mechanical one ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By taffer
Manny... you're my hero ! :D Happy b'day Ray !!!!

Manny... you're my hero ! :D

Happy b'day Ray !!!!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-05-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By taffer
Interesting question. I had a Moskva-5 and ended...

Interesting question. I had a Moskva-5 and ended selling it when I got a Bessa I (modern design type with chrome top plate) with a very nice Color-Skopar 105/3.5 for 40€ or so at a flea...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-05-2006
Replies: 64
Views: 3,008
Posted By taffer
Brian, did you ever think about writing a book...

Brian, did you ever think about writing a book ?

LOL, some of your stories are plain hilarious :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-05-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 2,330
Posted By taffer
Amén !!! :D

Amén !!! :D
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-05-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,463
Posted By taffer
Isn't what you're describing the purpose of an...

Isn't what you're describing the purpose of an enlarging easel ??

Basically an adjustable frame, I think. I'm still completely new to darkroom though :p

I've also read somewhere about people...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By taffer
From the 4 pics I submitted to RFF books 1 and 2,...

From the 4 pics I submitted to RFF books 1 and 2, three of them are taken with the 35/2.5 Skopar, and probably it's the lens with which most of my fav pictures are taken.

Sharp as hell and contrasty...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 2,330
Posted By taffer
I've quite changed my sometimes reluctant opinon...

I've quite changed my sometimes reluctant opinon towards 50s, even though that could also be caused by the Summitar, a true jewel playing on its own dimension.

I've also learned that scale focusing...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-04-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
Posted By taffer
here it goes CANON CAMERA NO.756850 P No...

here it goes

CANON
CAMERA NO.756850 P

No special markings

ADA-DIN dial on back. Colors light red - white - light blue

Semi-matt black trims on front of body, glossy black on back.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2006
Replies: 66
Views: 2,540
Posted By taffer
Hmmm... Clowns maybe ? :rolleyes: (JK)

Hmmm...

Clowns maybe ? :rolleyes: (JK)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2006
Replies: 66
Views: 2,540
Posted By taffer
You know, we all take off our masks in page two,...

You know, we all take off our masks in page two, nobody's looking so far in the thread anyway...

Plus, once the mime is beaten up, we are now fully free to relax ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2006
Replies: 66
Views: 2,540
Posted By taffer
Good advice. I'm not bored but I'm seriously...

Good advice. I'm not bored but I'm seriously considering it.



That's even better...

Oscar

PS: All the written above (except the shave my head part, and the beating up a mime one) is irony.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2006
Replies: 66
Views: 2,540
Posted By taffer
I second (third) the take a bus idea, with one...

I second (third) the take a bus idea, with one plug-in

Take a look every morning to your city's agenda (schedule), most of them have that info now on their websites. Take note of interesting public...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-03-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
Posted By taffer
Hi Caila ! I'm sending you the info from my own...

Hi Caila !

I'm sending you the info from my own P when I get home. Some other info may be interesting as well. I noticed that some bodies have the black paint trims on the front part of the body...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-03-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 17,491
Posted By taffer
My only CV camera is a T, and I love it. I'm also...

My only CV camera is a T, and I love it. I'm also happy to see the R2 getting into that list, and I see that as a recognition for the whole Bessa RF family btw. Let's face it, the RF world owes quite...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2006
Replies: 66
Views: 2,540
Posted By taffer
What about working with your existing images to...

What about working with your existing images to set up an exhibition ? Or doing a 100 prints project, or something like that...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By taffer
You can check 136 shots from him at magnumphoto....

You can check 136 shots from him at magnumphoto. I did, there's some wonderful work there, his series on pets/people are truly great :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2006
Replies: 66
Views: 2,540
Posted By taffer
Easy an European / Mongolia / USA / Worldwide RFF...

Easy an European / Mongolia / USA / Worldwide RFF tour by bike.

With the amount of RF and bike lovers here, I find it strange that the idea hasn't emerged before :)

That is, of course, asuming you...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-02-2006
Replies: 314
Views: 13,849
Posted By taffer
Thanks Jonas ! It's a bus stop ad, with the...

Thanks Jonas ! It's a bus stop ad, with the reflection of the surroundings...

Had the girl been real, the shot would have probably registered camera shake :o

Is that shot for an assignment btw ?...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-02-2006
Replies: 314
Views: 13,849
Posted By taffer
Day Dreaming... Olympus Pen-EE3 / Classic Pan 200

Day Dreaming...

Olympus Pen-EE3 / Classic Pan 200
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-02-2006
Replies: 148
Views: 12,738
Posted By taffer
What happened to your T Peter ¿? FSU bodies ?...

What happened to your T Peter ¿?

FSU bodies ? Several. FSU lenses ? How couldn't I ? :cool:

I say yes, these little wonders are able to give top results and even more fun.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,764
Posted By taffer
OO works wonders also if you have to save an HTML...

OO works wonders also if you have to save an HTML from a Word or Excel document.

MS Office just generates so much #[email protected]#dfgsdf! crap that you'll have a hard time even loading the resulting webpage...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,764
Posted By taffer
Thanks Ray, yep, I specially like the looks of...

Thanks Ray, yep, I specially like the looks of the 'soft' areas :o :rolleyes:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2006
Replies: 520
Views: 25,923
Posted By taffer
An unknown redhead dog-like cat that decided to...

An unknown redhead dog-like cat that decided to join me on a photo errand. He actually helped me get some good shots :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 2,779
Posted By taffer
Wear a very comfortable pair of shoes :)

Wear a very comfortable pair of shoes :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2006
Replies: 240
Views: 30,206
Posted By taffer
@Gabriel, that's the performance which took place...

@Gabriel, that's the performance which took place every night while the Barcelona Forum 2005 was being celebrated here. It was quite impressive, La Fura Dels Baus, IIRC.

You should do links Rich,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2006
Replies: 35
Views: 1,764
Posted By taffer
I think I replaced RSS with Atom 0.3 on a recent...

I think I replaced RSS with Atom 0.3 on a recent template change, tweaking has a price :)

http://singlecoated.blogspot.com/atom.xml
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 817
Posted By taffer
What are you using Simpleviewer with ? I use it...

What are you using Simpleviewer with ? I use it as a Picasa plug-in and found it to work just straightforward. I make a different folder for each gallery, then select it on Picasa and export it as...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 1,822
Posted By taffer
Thanks guys ! :) Jonas, didn't have an idea, I'll...

Thanks guys ! :) Jonas, didn't have an idea, I'll check or some info on him and his shots, thx for the info !!

Gene, very fun shot, I can't stand from thinking on a duck saying 'oh no, where do I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 1,822
Posted By taffer
Skateboard ramp. Iskra + Acros 100

http://www.pbase.com/taffer/image/44813463.jpg

Very nice shots gents !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 3,211
Posted By taffer
Full size images look nicer, agree, but then,...

Full size images look nicer, agree, but then, tell that to dial-up users waiting for the page to load ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-31-2006
Replies: 71
Views: 3,129
Posted By taffer
From last friday...

From last friday...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-31-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By taffer
How true :) That's bringing spam to a whole new...

How true :) That's bringing spam to a whole new dimension ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-31-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By taffer
Following with what Vince said, some months ago I...

Following with what Vince said, some months ago I became quite interested in Capa's history and did some research. Indeed the story of Gerda Taro is a very sad one and in some way an icon of how...
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