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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 66,949
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful image!

Wonderful image!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-20-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,666
Posted By Pentudlian
Another quite extraordinary portrait!

Another quite extraordinary portrait!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-03-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 9,321
Posted By Pentudlian
What an engrossing story that is!. Thank you for...

What an engrossing story that is!. Thank you for posting.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2019
Replies: 492
Views: 92,934
Posted By Pentudlian
Extraordinary portrait: marvellous capture!

Extraordinary portrait: marvellous capture!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,666
Posted By Pentudlian
What a wonderful portrait!

What a wonderful portrait!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2018
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,439,063
Posted By Pentudlian
What a marvellous photograph!

What a marvellous photograph!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-22-2018
Replies: 964
Views: 189,219
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderfully colourful and lively photograph!

Wonderfully colourful and lively photograph!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-30-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Pentudlian
I have used Red Dot to service my Leica IIIB,...

I have used Red Dot to service my Leica IIIB, with complete satisfaction.

I have bought equipment from the Strand branch of London Camera Exchange over many years - mainly in the days long before...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2018
Replies: 3,060
Views: 737,982
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful photos. The second is extraordinary!

Wonderful photos. The second is extraordinary!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 28,668
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful watch!

Wonderful watch!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2018
Replies: 353
Views: 23,531
Posted By Pentudlian
In alphabetical order: Konica C35V Leica...

In alphabetical order:

Konica C35V
Leica IIIB
Olympus 35RC
Pentax MX
Voigtlander Vito B.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 3,023
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful!

Wonderful!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-25-2018
Replies: 451
Views: 53,353
Posted By Pentudlian
Fabulous picture!

Fabulous picture!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-27-2018
Replies: 524
Views: 48,272
Posted By Pentudlian
Extraordinary! And fancy pricing something at...

Extraordinary! And fancy pricing something at 2.23 in the first place.
Well spotted.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-01-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,508
Posted By Pentudlian
+1 for Red Dot, though I have only used them...

+1 for Red Dot, though I have only used them once. It cost about 120, plus or minus 10, to put a newly-acquired IIIB into perfect shape last year.

I have sent many different cameras to Newton...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2018
Replies: 1,736
Views: 322,727
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful!!!

Wonderful!!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,310
Posted By Pentudlian
I put some in my online basket. The first mention...

I put some in my online basket. The first mention of shipping costs came in the very last window: $115 to the UK.

I emptied my basket ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,576
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful image!

Wonderful image!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-21-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By Pentudlian
Now that's what I call a blood orange!

Now that's what I call a blood orange!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-20-2018
Replies: 2,128
Views: 594,447
Posted By Pentudlian
Gorgeous !

Gorgeous !
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-15-2017
Replies: 3,746
Views: 712,626
Posted By Pentudlian
Is the first photo the old court house in...

Is the first photo the old court house in Stafford?
I assume the judge is a waxwork.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By Pentudlian
My fault! Processing and scanning to cd is 5.50...

My fault! Processing and scanning to cd is 5.50 - see "Undeveloped films, Disposable cameras to CD or USB" under "Services", plus 1.50 p&p.

I've been using them for some years without complaint,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By Pentudlian
Another recommendation for Photo Express, Hull...

Another recommendation for Photo Express, Hull (now 3.50 for developing and scanning). I sent posted them a roll on Monday - it was back this morning (Wednesday).
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2017
Replies: 263
Views: 33,546
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful image! Thank you.

Wonderful image! Thank you.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2017
Replies: 330
Views: 36,541
Posted By Pentudlian
Marvellous!

Marvellous!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,398
Posted By Pentudlian
Marvellous. A real Nighthawks at the Diner feel!

Marvellous. A real Nighthawks at the Diner feel!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-12-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By Pentudlian
I love my Olympus E-400. Billed as the smallest...

I love my Olympus E-400. Billed as the smallest dSLR on its arrival, I've yet to see any suitable replacement in terms of size. I look at the huge Canons and Nikons which people tote about with them...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-29-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,422
Posted By Pentudlian
Marvellous cities, and marvellous photos!...

Marvellous cities, and marvellous photos! Particularly like No.2
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-02-2016
Replies: 680
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 242,600
Posted By Pentudlian
Marvellous!

Marvellous!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By Pentudlian
I've never bought a Leica from Ffordes - or,...

I've never bought a Leica from Ffordes - or, indeed, from anyone (!) - but I thoroughly endorse wojtek's recommendation.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3,893
Posted By Pentudlian
I also use Photo Express - first class, fast and...

I also use Photo Express - first class, fast and competitively priced service time after time. Thoroughly recommended.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 5,926
Posted By Pentudlian
I've recently started using the AP loader, having...

I've recently started using the AP loader, having had a Watson 66 for some time. I find the AP to be first class. There is something about its rectangular shape which I prefer to the Watson teardrop....
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-14-2016
Replies: 5,563
Views: 492,252
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful!

Wonderful!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2015
Replies: 964
Views: 189,219
Posted By Pentudlian
Please do!

Please do!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 6,564
Posted By Pentudlian
Harrow Technical at...

Harrow Technical at http://harrowtechnical.co.uk/. I had my MX and ME Supers serviced there 5 or 6 years ago and they're still in excellent shape.

I've sent quite a few non-Pentax cameras to Newton...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-20-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 16,097
Posted By Pentudlian
Such a pleasure to deal with. A great craftsman,...

Such a pleasure to deal with. A great craftsman, too. Impossible to recommend too highly.
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-26-2015
Replies: 2,567
Views: 370,464
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful photograph!

Wonderful photograph!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2015
Replies: 826
Views: 140,502
Posted By Pentudlian
Alnwick, Northumberland, September...

Alnwick, Northumberland, September 2015.
Voigtlander Vito IIa, expired Kodak Gold 200.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,311
Posted By Pentudlian
The E400 is the only digital SLR I have. I LOVE...

The E400 is the only digital SLR I have. I LOVE it!!!

I've just spent a week in Barcelona snapping away with my Olympus 35RC, as I only use film on my holidays. I was staggered at the vast hunks...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-18-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 5,717
Posted By Pentudlian
He's a Welsh Guardsman, wearing (I believe) the...

He's a Welsh Guardsman, wearing (I believe) the Northern Ireland campaign medal.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-12-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,645
Posted By Pentudlian
Agreed on all counts. (And nor do I have any...

Agreed on all counts. (And nor do I have any affiliation with them except that of a long-standing satisfied customer.)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By Pentudlian
Had one yesterday and another today. No idea...

Had one yesterday and another today.
No idea where they came from.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 9,450
Posted By Pentudlian
Vienna, October 2014. Olympus 35RC and Tri-X 400.

Vienna, October 2014. Olympus 35RC and Tri-X 400.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-12-2015
Replies: 687
Views: 86,451
Posted By Pentudlian
Aldeburgh, Suffolk; Konica S2 & Kodak ColorPlus...

Aldeburgh, Suffolk; Konica S2 & Kodak ColorPlus 200.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-09-2015
Replies: 194
Views: 22,006
Posted By Pentudlian
Marvellous!

Marvellous!
Forum: Off Topic 03-01-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Pentudlian
I've always had a soft spot for the Villans,...

I've always had a soft spot for the Villans, though I don't support them. I still remember with a degree of awe (!) their 1982 European Cup triumph. Have to say that it's not looking very bright for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 14,774
Posted By Pentudlian
Olympus Trip. There, I've said it ...

Olympus Trip.
There, I've said it ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,940
Posted By Pentudlian
I remember buying my first compact zoom in the...

I remember buying my first compact zoom in the mid-1990s. I went to an ancient and venerable camera store in London for advice. I left with the Minolta Riva Zoom 140 [Freedom Zoom in the USA, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2014
Replies: 5,563
Views: 492,252
Posted By Pentudlian
Wonderful!

Wonderful!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2014
Replies: 3,746
Views: 712,626
Posted By Pentudlian
Stick with the f2.0 Macro: what a fabulous shot!

Stick with the f2.0 Macro: what a fabulous shot!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,598
Posted By Pentudlian
I use a Gordy horizontal neck strap with a string...

I use a Gordy horizontal neck strap with a string attachment for my Vito B: never had any problems.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-21-2014
Replies: 263
Views: 36,495
Posted By Pentudlian
Using a bendy plastic ruler (!), and with zero...

Using a bendy plastic ruler (!), and with zero mechanical/scientific skill, I calculate that the filter rim of my 40mm sits about 21mm or 22mm proud of the MX. From the tip of that rim to the...
Forum: Travel 06-19-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By Pentudlian
The Calvert 22 Gallery has an interesting-looking...

The Calvert 22 Gallery has an interesting-looking exhibition of early 20th century Russian colour photographs which opened yesterday. It was previewed in last Sunday's Sunday Times (the real one, not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 5,753
Posted By Pentudlian
Oh dear, oh dear ... :D Personally, I love...

Oh dear, oh dear ... :D

Personally, I love "Voigtlander Vito B".
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-02-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By Pentudlian
I have taken 4 Pentaxes (one MX, 2 ME Supers and...

I have taken 4 Pentaxes (one MX, 2 ME Supers and an MG) to Harrow Technical, and thoroughly recommend the experience.

I have never used Newton Ellis for a CLA, but have used them to repair a Rollei...
Forum: Olympus RF 11-21-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By Pentudlian
Amazing to see how timeless is the use of a poor...

Amazing to see how timeless is the use of a poor pun in adverts: for those not steeped in British politics of the 1960s-1980s, Tony Benn, the "gentleman on the far left", as the copywriter describes...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2013
Replies: 109
Views: 15,801
Posted By Pentudlian
No, I saw it, and admired it. My breath has been...

No, I saw it, and admired it. My breath has been taken away by the other bits of ironmongery. As Sparrow said in Post 26, "here in the UK we have police amnesties for this sort of thing".
Forum: Travel 10-18-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 5,357
Posted By Pentudlian
I'm a great fan of the Rollei 35 for all sorts of...

I'm a great fan of the Rollei 35 for all sorts of reasons - but more and more I find myself selecting the Olympus 35RC. I really do think it's a very special camera, and it's very compact.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-30-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 3,512
Posted By Pentudlian
I have an S2. I use a silver oxide 386 battery...

I have an S2. I use a silver oxide 386 battery with the MR9 voltage reducing adapter from the Small Battery Company in London: http://www.smallbattery.company.org.uk/sbc_mr9_adapter.htm

It's a...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-17-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By Pentudlian
Sony Cybershot DSC WX100, perhaps? 18 mp, 25mm -...

Sony Cybershot DSC WX100, perhaps? 18 mp, 25mm - 250mm equivalent zoom, and a very good video recorder. I got one at Christmas and am impressed.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Pentudlian
Another recommendation for Newton Ellis: they've...

Another recommendation for Newton Ellis: they've repaired three cameras for me in the past, and I've been greatly impressed.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-26-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,324
Posted By Pentudlian
More votes for AG Photographic and Club 35, and...

More votes for AG Photographic and Club 35, and I'd also like to mention Photo Express in Hull (http://www.photo-express.co.uk/).

I've had experience of all three, and I have no hesitation at all in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-20-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 3,993
Posted By Pentudlian
I have both, love them both and use them both....

I have both, love them both and use them both. The qualities of each have been well described by previous posters. But for me, it's no contest. If I had to choose one, it would be the Olympus every...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-04-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,832
Posted By Pentudlian
I've been using Dane-Elec, amongst others, for...

I've been using Dane-Elec, amongst others, for some years here in the UK. I've a drawer full of SanDisk, Verbatim and Kingstons, too.

How can you tell any difference between any of them? Either...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,372
Posted By Pentudlian
Alice Cooper: From The Inside - great portrait!

Alice Cooper: From The Inside - great portrait!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-22-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 4,118
Posted By Pentudlian
Olympus 35RC will tick all the boxes, I think,...

Olympus 35RC will tick all the boxes, I think, and is a superb camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-18-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 8,195
Posted By Pentudlian
I am one of the loyalists! I shall one day get a...

I am one of the loyalists! I shall one day get a dSLR, but that day will not be before Pentax produce their Holy Grail. In the meantime I'll carry on using my old MX (plus an assortment of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 5,070
Posted By Pentudlian
I sent him a meesage via eBay yesterday, asking...

I sent him a meesage via eBay yesterday, asking whether there had been a misprint for 9.99. He replied "The figure is correct".
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-13-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,487
Posted By Pentudlian
I've used Beecam, and in a very brief and...

I've used Beecam, and in a very brief and extremely unscientific experiment it closely mirrored my Sekonic L208. Whether I was using it in conditions which would have made any difference with less...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 2,289
Posted By Pentudlian
:D Very amusing.

:D Very amusing.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-28-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,604
Posted By Pentudlian
I have used Newton Ellis in Liverpool to repair...

I have used Newton Ellis in Liverpool to repair my Olympus 35RC and my Rollei B35, to my complete satisfaction. I'm sure they'd be able to sort out your Vito B. I know I'd send them mine if it ever...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-19-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,874
Posted By Pentudlian
Why do people speak like this? Is there anyone on...

Why do people speak like this? Is there anyone on the planet who would read this and think "Well, that's convinced me"? :D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-18-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 7,329
Posted By Pentudlian
I love the simplicity of non-digital cameras,...

I love the simplicity of non-digital cameras, which is why I use them 99% of the time. But I, too, have much sympathy with the OP.

I've been struck by posters on this and other forums who are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2012
Replies: 4,582
Views: 1,306,386
Posted By Pentudlian
Just seen this - fabulous!

Just seen this - fabulous!
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-17-2012
Replies: 547
Views: 138,865
Posted By Pentudlian
These are beautiful images, Roninman. I don't...

These are beautiful images, Roninman.
I don't know why I'm always so surprised at the quality of the Rollei 35.
Forum: Off Topic 09-15-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 10,125
Posted By Pentudlian
Me too. I'm rather shocked at some of the...

Me too. I'm rather shocked at some of the comments here.

Let no one fool him (or her) self: the ONLY reasons these photographs have been taken and published are (1) the subject is the Kate...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-13-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By Pentudlian
Olympus 35RC, Rollei B35 and Ricoh 500G.

Olympus 35RC, Rollei B35 and Ricoh 500G.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 7,525
Posted By Pentudlian
It's not the plastic per se I dislike - they may...

It's not the plastic per se I dislike - they may not actually be plastic. It's the fact that they're so HUGE. That makes their plasticness stand out all the more. Every time I see a Nikon/Canon...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 7,525
Posted By Pentudlian
My three favourite cameras from the past are: 1....

My three favourite cameras from the past are:
1. Pentax MX
2. Olympus 35RC and
3. Voigtlander Vito B.
They're not only good lookers but excellent photograph-takers too.

I have to say that I think...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-12-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,032
Posted By Pentudlian
I had my Rollei B35 - I know, it's a 35mm! -...

I had my Rollei B35 - I know, it's a 35mm! - serviced by Newton Ellis in Liverpool, and was (and remain) very pleased with their work. Quite by coincidence, I have this morning sent off a Zeiss Ikon...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-29-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,369
Posted By Pentudlian
No: just no!!! I started learning to drive on one...

No: just no!!! I started learning to drive on one of those. I gave up for the next dozen years or so. :D

I do have a FED2, however................
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By Pentudlian
Yes, a great story-teller. And love the fashions!...

Yes, a great story-teller. And love the fashions! :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-27-2012
Replies: 5,585
Views: 959,895
Posted By Pentudlian
It's the first day of the 2012 Olympic Games here...

It's the first day of the 2012 Olympic Games here in London. Coffee is available in some places, but generally speaking TEA is the thing! :D
Forum: Yashica RF 07-07-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,885
Posted By Pentudlian
Yes, I have.:) Yes, it does. :D

Yes, I have.:)
Yes, it does. :D
Forum: Travel 03-17-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By Pentudlian
+1 to all the above suggestions. Kilmainham is...

+1 to all the above suggestions. Kilmainham is particularly moving. If you have time and feel like a bit of old-fashioned care, try the Shelbourne Hotel's Lord Mayor's Longe for morning coffee /...
Forum: Film vs Digital 03-08-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,592
Posted By Pentudlian
Hmm - that sounds like a plan! Incidentally, the...

Hmm - that sounds like a plan!
Incidentally, the bargain Boots branch was in Stafford, so not a million miles from where you are in Derbyshire, I guess.
Forum: Film vs Digital 03-08-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,592
Posted By Pentudlian
Here's a rather depressing tale. My local Boots...

Here's a rather depressing tale.

My local Boots [for non-UK readers, the country's largest group of chemists/pharmacists] has had a small stock of its own brand slide film, with an expiry date of...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-19-2012
Replies: 83
Views: 9,811
Posted By Pentudlian
Rollei 35 for me.

Rollei 35 for me.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-16-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By Pentudlian
I also have been very impressed with Photo...

I also have been very impressed with Photo Express (with whom I have no connection whatsoever). They have a high level of personal service, too, in my experience. I know that they looked into 120...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-28-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,221
Posted By Pentudlian
+1 for the Ricoh 500G

+1 for the Ricoh 500G
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-04-2012
Replies: 1,165
Views: 418,547
Posted By Pentudlian
Fabulous picture!

Fabulous picture!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-04-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 4,177
Posted By Pentudlian
If a 50-something Englishman may be permitted a...

If a 50-something Englishman may be permitted a comment: what fabulous photos, as both photos and reminders of a time long ago. What a fabulous and gritty place the industrial USA seemed to we...
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