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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 263
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Posted By Deardorff38
"That's a lovely black Spotty. A black-paint...

"That's a lovely black Spotty. A black-paint S-series screwmount body is probably the last item on my Pentax wishlist...[/QUOTE]

Thank you, I'll have to put a battery in it. I would bet the meter...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 88,945
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes it is Erik. My favourite small 50mm....

Yes it is Erik. My favourite small 50mm. Character & beautiful build quality.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 88,945
Posted By Deardorff38
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Forum: Photography General Interest 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 8,900
Views: 868,371
Posted By Deardorff38
Update: I bought a weincell & installed it in...

Update: I bought a weincell & installed it in the recently-acquired Leica CL. The meter now works like a charm.
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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 263
Views: 36,170
Posted By Deardorff38
The 50mm 1.4 is a wonderful lens wide open. ...

The 50mm 1.4 is a wonderful lens wide open. Since i don't do digital, i needed a body too:https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47945556051_94a8484b66_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3Mvq8)IMG_8546...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 8,900
Views: 868,371
Posted By Deardorff38
Chamonix 4x5 F2..... Downsizing from 5x7....

Chamonix 4x5 F2..... Downsizing from 5x7....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 1,165
Posted By Deardorff38
Well I do it the easy way. I typically use only...

Well I do it the easy way. I typically use only Tri-X, TMY-2 or FP4.... so i look at the ASA setting on my light meter. Apart from 35mm, virtually always finish a roll of 120, & all my 5x7 or 4x5...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By Deardorff38
Jerevan, I've used a Triopo carbon fiber, a...

Jerevan, I've used a Triopo carbon fiber, a manfrotto monopod & went back to a Gitzo. I've used them with Leica, Fuji 6x9, & Rolleiflex. For budget considerations B&H has this one:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,998
Posted By Deardorff38
approximately 500 sheets of 5x7... TMax400,FP4+,...

approximately 500 sheets of 5x7... TMax400,FP4+, Delta,Bergger,Efke. 100 sheets of FP4+ 4x5. 50+ rolls of 120 Tri-X & FP4. 10-20 rolls of 35mm TriX & FP4.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 5 Days Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,121
Posted By Deardorff38
"The effect a Rolleiflex has on people"..... The...

"The effect a Rolleiflex has on people"..... The effect it has on me every time I print a 16"x16" or 20"x20" print from that 6x6cm negative from a '58 Rolleiflex T.....makes me shake my head. Such a...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,825
Posted By Deardorff38
Don McCullin, "Unreasonable Behaviour"

Don McCullin, "Unreasonable Behaviour"
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,089
Posted By Deardorff38
Me too Bill C, that's why i use the Kinderman w...

Me too Bill C, that's why i use the Kinderman w loader. The 120 version is pretty smooth...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,829
Posted By Deardorff38
"i do mostly travel/street shooting, so something...

"i do mostly travel/street shooting, so something not massive in terms of weight/size would be ideal." I've owned & used 35 & 50mm Summilux lenses, but for decades I chose the smaller, lighter...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm not a huge fan of American movies, & avoided...

I'm not a huge fan of American movies, & avoided the "Pirates of the Caribbean." But I enjoyed Johnny D in the movie "Chocolat." He does play guitar in real life. I'm willing to bet he'll do a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,089
Posted By Deardorff38
I use kindermann metal reels with the plastic...

I use kindermann metal reels with the plastic centres. They used to offer great loaders to match those reels. They consistently work like a charm
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,900
Views: 868,371
Posted By Deardorff38
Leather case

Unused OEM leather case for Leica CL :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,080
Views: 234,759
Posted By Deardorff38
‘34 iii model f. Elmar 35mm 3.5....

‘34 iii model f. Elmar 35mm 3.5. Tri-x
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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,080
Views: 234,759
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.flickr.com/cameras/apple/iphone_6s/

https://www.flickr.com/cameras/apple/iphone_6s/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 6,367
Posted By Deardorff38
Black or chrome

Yes David... you should want an M4..... just like guitars... always room for one more especially a shadetop vintage one.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 105
Views: 3,260
Posted By Deardorff38
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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
Leica CL

A 50 anniversary CL arrived yesterday morning, super clean and bright viewfinder. Don Goldberg will have the meter working in no time.
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Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 244
Views: 12,337
Posted By Deardorff38
Erik, You have exquisite taste. I agree...

Erik, You have exquisite taste. I agree completely.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 88,945
Posted By Deardorff38
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not much bigger than an Olympus XA

w/ the tiny CV 21 &...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,900
Views: 868,371
Posted By Deardorff38
my latest grab-n-go camera. shipped from Japan...

my latest grab-n-go camera. shipped from Japan friday...at my door in Canada 11a.m. tuesday. Free shipping. The elmar is a clean one i used on my old iii black '34. The rangefinder spot is sharp &...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 244
Views: 12,337
Posted By Deardorff38
Favourite? That's a tough call. When i'm in the...

Favourite? That's a tough call. When i'm in the darkroom printing...the Rolleiflex spans the gap. Always amazed at the perfect balance of size/lens quality/ size of negative. That 6x6 negative wins...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
Just to harken back to the OPs original...

Just to harken back to the OPs original statement... he has both, both black, both meters work..... he's selling one.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 287
Views: 12,656
Posted By Deardorff38
An impressive looking prototype, both in...

An impressive looking prototype, both in appearance and images.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 570
Posted By Deardorff38
24mm 2.8 / 35mm f2 / 50mm 1.4 / portraits? ...

24mm 2.8 / 35mm f2 / 50mm 1.4 /
portraits? 85mm 1.4
landscapes & all around tele 105 2.5
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
"it is just odd lens. And nothing really...

"it is just odd lens. And nothing really special."......
Better than a Jupiter ;-)


Bessa R..... https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=163802
Think i'll stick with the CL
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
Opinions KoFe..... everybody has them. &...

Opinions KoFe..... everybody has them. & preferences too which often inform their choices....
I used the CL hard in the high mountains for years in the latter part of the '70s & they never failed...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
I'll let you know in a week or so when mine...

I'll let you know in a week or so when mine arrives from the seller.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By Deardorff38
G I would suspect the scanner before the lens.

G I would suspect the scanner before the lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,440
Views: 3,790,456
Posted By Deardorff38
That's a lovely clean M4 example Michael. No...

That's a lovely clean M4 example Michael. No wonder it followed you home.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By Deardorff38
Don Goldberg at DAG camera service does fine work

Don Goldberg at DAG camera service does fine work
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
There are adapters or diode additions for all...

There are adapters or diode additions for all those 'old' cameras that used mercury batteries....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko Fe.... "They who live in glass houses, should...

Ko Fe.... "They who live in glass houses, should not throw stones".... don't you use a Canon with batteries?....& a Leica 'M digital?.... Don't your phone, computer & car have batteries??
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
D, I have a soft spot for the CL... I used them...

D, I have a soft spot for the CL... I used them hard for climbing & mountaineering in the '70s without a failure. I just scored a clean 50th anniversary a couple of days ago...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By Deardorff38
Rifugio Lavaredo, Dolomites, Tre Cime...

Rifugio Lavaredo, Dolomites, Tre Cime area
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By Deardorff38
Rifugio Tuckett & Sella . Brenta Group, N...

Rifugio Tuckett & Sella . Brenta Group, N Italy
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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,149
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter, in simple answer to your question, in...

Peter, in simple answer to your question, in every case, i'd take the mechanical camera. I've travelled a lot with one camera over the decades. Failures are a very occasional issue & i've never had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,900
Views: 868,371
Posted By Deardorff38
Leica CL, 50th anniversary. Waiting for...

Leica CL, 50th anniversary. Waiting for arrival.

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 1,539
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm more likely to carry an M (film) and a...

I'm more likely to carry an M (film) and a medium format camera on longer trips. Not that i usually carry them at the same time though....
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,900
Views: 868,371
Posted By Deardorff38
Congratulations Helen.....you're one jump ahead...

Congratulations Helen.....you're one jump ahead of me..... i'm picking & choosing off the *bay at the moment....trying to find one with a working meter and a contrasty rangefinder spot. Looks like it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 242
Views: 12,907
Posted By Deardorff38
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Dance Hall....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 242
Views: 12,907
Posted By Deardorff38
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St Francis of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-15-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.diyphotography.net/discover-darkroom-s...

https://www.diyphotography.net/discover-darkroom-secrets-legendary-photographer-edward-weston/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,636
Posted By Deardorff38
Me too. That's a wonderful portrait Peter M!

Me too. That's a wonderful portrait Peter M!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-13-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,471
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful image K.

Beautiful image K.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-13-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,255
Posted By Deardorff38
I've used this Slow Tools bag for several years....

I've used this Slow Tools bag for several years. It's about the size of the Filson but is softer and weighs about 1/4 as much. I have either a Leica M4 or a Rolleiflex in it. You could add a liner if...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2019
Replies: 8,900
Views: 868,371
Posted By Deardorff38
I just sold some cameras I wasn't using...about...

I just sold some cameras I wasn't using...about to drop $1000 on FB paper
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-13-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,897
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, They're all beautiful, but the SP has...

Raid, They're all beautiful, but the SP has always been the one that caught my eye. The 2000 with the 35mm 1.8..... is hard to stay away from. It's just a dream though. I buy cameras to use, & i...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-13-2019
Replies: 7,440
Views: 3,790,456
Posted By Deardorff38
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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-12-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By Deardorff38
Filmtwit & Solares. "Golden Touch" mentioned in...

Filmtwit & Solares. "Golden Touch" mentioned in the original post is Sherry K.
DAG .....is Don Goldberg....

"I’ve tried DAG, Golden Touch, and YYe and none...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,845
Posted By Deardorff38
What Huss said.

What Huss said.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,845
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful stuff.... Thank You

Beautiful stuff.... Thank You
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-10-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Deardorff38
Tell us more about the 1st series steel rim...

Tell us more about the 1st series steel rim summilux M 35.... please
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,447
Posted By Deardorff38
Steve, would you post a link please? I went...

Steve, would you post a link please? I went over to the LF and couldn't find the review using their search engine. Thanks
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,412
Posted By Deardorff38
Rolleiflex Ilford FP4 Oriental Seagull FB ...

Rolleiflex Ilford FP4 Oriental Seagull FB 11x14"
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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-07-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,412
Posted By Deardorff38
Rolleiflex T, IlfordFP4+ wet print on Foma...

Rolleiflex T, IlfordFP4+ wet print on Foma Variant FB

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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By Deardorff38
Well not being digitally inclined, i just bought...

Well not being digitally inclined, i just bought an Olympus XA2 (smaller than the stylus & the Rollei 35 or Leica iii '35) for just that reason
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
Replies: 576
Views: 145,441
Posted By Deardorff38
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Leica M4 21mm wet print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
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Leica M4 ('67) 21mm wet print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
Replies: 576
Views: 145,441
Posted By Deardorff38
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Leica M4 21mm print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2019
Replies: 576
Views: 145,441
Posted By Deardorff38
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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
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Leica M4 21mm Ilford FP4 print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
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Rolleiflex, Ilford FP4+, print on Foma Variant FB
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-07-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 4,543
Posted By Deardorff38
I put my negatives in a box... :)

I put my negatives in a box... :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 244
Views: 12,337
Posted By Deardorff38
Has to be my Rolleiflex. The most versatile. As...

Has to be my Rolleiflex. The most versatile. As much as i love the Leica, or the huge 5x7 negative from my Deardorff....the Rollei is small, light, travels well and the 6x6 neg still delivers a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Nice print..... that window is very overgrown...

Nice print..... that window is very overgrown now.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 211
Views: 24,756
Posted By Deardorff38
It's a road warrior that's seen lots of use over...

It's a road warrior that's seen lots of use over the years, but i don't know the specifics. It's been owned by the same professional for about 30 yrs and was well worn when he got it. It is in top...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 211
Views: 24,756
Posted By Deardorff38
1937 Martin D18 Rolleiflex / FP4+ / Foma...

1937 Martin D18 Rolleiflex / FP4+ / Foma Variant iii

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Deardorff38
Sebii, I'd take either one if offered to me....

Sebii, I'd take either one if offered to me. They're great cameras and my favourite. Of course the undented one is nicer but frankly if a camera gets used a lot it's going to show it, like any tool....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-06-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
There are lots of interesting old buildings in...

There are lots of interesting old buildings in the area. I also have a 6x6 neg from about 10 yrs ago....with lovely light & less graffiti on the building. There is so much photographic in New...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
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Horseshoe Bend Arizona Leica M4 21mm, FP4+,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
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Rolleiflex, FP4+, Ilford Galerie Grade 2 11x14"
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-05-2019
Replies: 2,012
Views: 605,607
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Rolleiflex T '58, FP4+, Ilford Galerie Grade 2 ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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1937...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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Thank you Nokton

Thank you Nokton
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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Thank you Erik. I've used quite a lot of Foma...

Thank you Erik. I've used quite a lot of Foma Variant. I like the dynamic range it is able to print. It reminds me of a more neutral version of Ilford WT.... and the skies and highlights print more...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-05-2019
Replies: 510
Views: 65,739
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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
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Tierra Amarilla...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2019
Replies: 962
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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48205391482_64...

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Leica M4, VC 21mm f4, FP4+, Foma Variant Just...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 3,250
Posted By Deardorff38
"and stop squandering film -- it's simply...

"and stop squandering film -- it's simply indefensible, if for no other reason than that it's environmentally unsound."

...... really?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 3,250
Posted By Deardorff38
M4... or metered Leica

There have been many good ideas here. I think the general premise comes down to measuring (or guessing or judging or approximating) the exposure before you want to take a photo.....rather than...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2019
Replies: 198
Views: 10,218
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2019
Replies: 1,305
Views: 336,225
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm shooting Acros 100 in the '58 Rolleiflex...

I'm shooting Acros 100 in the '58 Rolleiflex T
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Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-02-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Postcards 11

I'm also up to #37 with the fantastic cyanotype of the Tetons by Analog Angler!
Having been away for a few weeks there was a nice stack of cards in the mailbox.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,287
Posted By Deardorff38
film canisters

I believe Adox offers some film in 2x plastic containers.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-05-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,279
Posted By Deardorff38
"Make Leica great again" ;-)

"Make Leica great again" ;-)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,583
Posted By Deardorff38
maybe..... but an M3 with a 90 leaves me cold... ...

maybe..... but an M3 with a 90 leaves me cold... one of the last combos i would use. 90 just doesn't work for me
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,583
Posted By Deardorff38
K.F. it is a 90mm f 4

K.F. it is a 90mm f 4
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-01-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
From concept to...

From concept to reality....https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47981616301_2a19fab026_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g6YjSz)IMG_8583 (https://flic.kr/p/2g6YjSz) by , on Flickr
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-01-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 624
Posted By Deardorff38
Another solution, would be to look for the older...

Another solution, would be to look for the older single sized Ganz speed Ezel. The overall size is much smaller than the 4 blade easels.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-01-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 624
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes Anorak. I've done it with 50cm x 60cm paper...

Yes Anorak. I've done it with 50cm x 60cm paper w/ my Beseler 45MXT before i got a bigger easel. When i got my Durst 138, i built a drop leaf table to accommodate the larger size. Green or blue...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,583
Posted By Deardorff38
"We should collect them all" (Huss) On the...

"We should collect them all" (Huss) On the contrary: We should use them all.

K.F. I found them big & awkward in the hands, totally unlike any other Leica i had used....some people like...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,583
Posted By Deardorff38
I'll be very happy to fly across the Atlantic to...

I'll be very happy to fly across the Atlantic to take that button rewind black M2 off your hands ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-29-2019
Replies: 2,699
Views: 793,122
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/813/41240297302_74a7...

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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-29-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,204
Posted By Deardorff38
or a Bill Pierce model, Wm A Allard or Peter...

or a Bill Pierce model, Wm A Allard or Peter Turnley version....you know acknowledge some real working photographers.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-28-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,204
Posted By Deardorff38
I kick myself for selling mine. Bought it in the...

I kick myself for selling mine. Bought it in the Leica store in Paris in 1995. Original black paint for the equivalent of $700 canadian dollars (465 Euro).
Eventually sold it for double what i paid...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-28-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
A good mail day in Western Canada. Currently...

A good mail day in Western Canada. Currently sitting at 19 cards. Thank you everyone!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-28-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,204
Posted By Deardorff38
I might have an interest if it was a Tom...

I might have an interest if it was a Tom Abrahamson black M2 :-)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-28-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,204
Posted By Deardorff38
Another step down the slippery slope of taking a...

Another step down the slippery slope of taking a tool or instrument and creating a vanity version. Leica marketing the Louis Vuitton of cameras. A sad state of affairs in my opinion.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-28-2019
Replies: 434
Views: 33,166
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47953094122_81...

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Rolleiflex T, Tri-X, print on Foma Variant iii
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By Deardorff38
Amen Huss! :)

Amen Huss! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By Deardorff38
Bert, I had an MP for a while & was toying with...

Bert, I had an MP for a while & was toying with the idea of sending it away to be masked. The extra framelines were a huge nuisance. I've used M2, M4, M6 for decades. Just in time an early black...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-27-2019
Replies: 232
Views: 48,587
Posted By Deardorff38
Bert, I almost never shoot at box speed. Your...

Bert, I almost never shoot at box speed. Your exposure & development habits would dictate if you need to over expose. i meter (either incident or spot) & process to maintain good shadow detail.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-27-2019
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,689
Posted By Deardorff38
The 50 1.4 Super-Takumar has such character,...

The 50 1.4 Super-Takumar has such character, especially wide-open...it's hard not to own one. Not being a digital guy, one needs a body to put it...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-27-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Erik. As much as i enjoy the Leica,...

Thank you Erik. As much as i enjoy the Leica, the results from lugging a medium format camera on mountain trips are so rewarding, the minute you put a larger negative into the enlarger & turn on the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-27-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47926940482_d7...

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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-27-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Tri-x / Print on Forte Polygrade warmtone 11x14"/...

Tri-x / Print on Forte Polygrade warmtone 11x14"/ Ansco 130. Fuji GW680. just dry mounted
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47944496113_ec272c4d78_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3G5kk)IMG_8544...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-26-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks, but i'd rather do a DYI root canal than...

Thanks, but i'd rather do a DYI root canal than than do home repairs on my old M4.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,204
Posted By Deardorff38
:o Well said Ko.Fe. .....who are they...

:o Well said Ko.Fe. .....who are they trying to attract with that...? at least it's not a film M ;)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-24-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
I found this negative from 2016 i had never...

I found this negative from 2016 i had never printed. The photo seemed inconsequential at the time... It's doubtful we'll see Notre Dame like this again in our lifetimes. Print on Forte Fortezo FB...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,554
Posted By Deardorff38
10:15 mtn time..... still broken....

10:15 mtn time..... still broken....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-23-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Big day at the mailbox. Thanks Stephan for...

Big day at the mailbox. Thanks Stephan for initiating a good idea.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 7,802
Posted By Deardorff38
I would buy one in a heartbeat as well Erik. I'm...

I would buy one in a heartbeat as well Erik. I'm sure it would have the similar feel & weight of the Summaron 35.

https://live.staticflickr.com/883/41099295990_3f12d064be.jpg...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 7,802
Posted By Deardorff38
True enough Erik, but when we're talking M10s and...

True enough Erik, but when we're talking M10s and other Leica bodies, how much can the duty be on 447 euro? & is that enough to be a deal breaker?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 7,802
Posted By Deardorff38
Stephan, I don't ever remember seeing so many...

Stephan, I don't ever remember seeing so many available on Ebay. I just looked 5 minutes ago. https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=voigtlander+28mm+3.5+&_sacat=0
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-21-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 7,802
Posted By Deardorff38
Stephan, As Erik said, it's a beautifully made...

Stephan, As Erik said, it's a beautifully made lens & the brass mount does make a difference in the weight & handling. You can find them in fine condition most often in Japan. (i've bought a couple...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-20-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2,663
Posted By Deardorff38
I know with their idiosyncracies, they're not for...

I know with their idiosyncracies, they're not for everyone, but I'm with Roscoe....If you get it, the rewards are great. I've used many medium format cameras including the Mamiya 6 & 7, RB67, Fuji...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-20-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Pony Express is slow in Western Canada. I'm...

Pony Express is slow in Western Canada. I'm sitting at 8
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-19-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47882100261_0a...

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the eponymous '38 Deardorff, Tri-x, 5x7 contact...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-17-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,941
Posted By Deardorff38
I don't own a camera with a built-in meter. I...

I don't own a camera with a built-in meter. I always have a light meter with me, & sometimes use a spot meter, sometimes an incident meter....& sometimes I (successfully) estimate exposure. I process...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,175
Posted By Deardorff38
"My assumption was that the OP was wondering if...

"My assumption was that the OP was wondering if developing his own negatives was an important part of HCBs process and genius. With other photographers, like say Ralph Gibson or William Klein or...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-10-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By Deardorff38
I like the Domke protective wrap. You can leave...

I like the Domke protective wrap. You can leave the strap hanging out, & it's quick to grab out of your pack or bag.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 576
Views: 145,441
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford Classic

I thought i'd try a large print of this image. I only had Ilford MGFB Classic in 20"x24" ....still wet & not selenium toned yet. Printed on my Durst 138 5x7...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,387
Posted By Deardorff38
Nick, I'd most likely take the 24 & 50. Like...

Nick, I'd most likely take the 24 & 50. Like Helen, i prefer primes. Even if i 'just' had my Rolleiflex. I'd look the the best image I could frame in the best light. I'm not much of one for...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-07-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
"My first darkroom print in twenty five...

"My first darkroom print in twenty five years."
Nice work Nokton. Help keep our numbers up!;)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-06-2019
Replies: 1,179
Views: 447,798
Posted By Deardorff38
My favourite, 1958 Rolleiflex T, made shipshape...

My favourite, 1958 Rolleiflex T, made shipshape by Harry Fleenor, added Maxwell screen. World traveller & constant companion. I'm a big fan of the Tessar...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,412
Posted By Deardorff38
Toreno, The detail on the church is...

Toreno, The detail on the church is fantastic....another Rollei winner..
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,412
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful long tonal scale Css.

Beautiful long tonal scale Css.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-05-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,412
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32829681877_16...

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The shadow separation w/ Kodak TMY-2 is superb. I'd...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-05-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
front seat of a helicopter ;) without a long...

front seat of a helicopter ;)
without a long telephoto (& even then)....no other way to get that perspective....i waited a long time for that shot. & for those folks who think an Elmar 35mm 3.5...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-04-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Pherdinand. That negative prints really...

Thank you Pherdinand. That negative prints really well.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-04-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32829681877_16...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32829681877_16f5f4f00f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S23GDT)IMG_8407 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/S23GDT) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/[/url], on...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-03-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Received the 1st postcard. Thanks Rolfe! Really...

Received the 1st postcard. Thanks Rolfe! Really like the wide angle view.
Sounds like it must be Jamie.... mine had a label on the back of the card.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-02-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By Deardorff38
From my read of daveyboy's post, for the...

From my read of daveyboy's post, for the occasional indoor portrait, with the possibility of using a tripod (if necessary), i'd solve the problem by choosing an indoor location with good natural...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-30-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By Deardorff38
What Huss said.

What Huss said.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-29-2019
Replies: 388
Views: 155,618
Posted By Deardorff38
Very fine photo Larry

Very fine photo Larry
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-29-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, We ship all kinds of fragile things around...

Raid, We ship all kinds of fragile things around the world..lenses...cameras
I share Godfrey's opinion; that the charm of a postcard is that it has been handled, has a cancelled stamp on it....&...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-29-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, It just corresponded well with free time to...

Raid, It just corresponded well with free time to do darkroom work & i happened to have 5"x7" FB WT paper, so i didn't have to order it from B&H & wait for shipping. Entirely coincidence rather than...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-29-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Mailed! May the gods of the post be with us!

Mailed! May the gods of the post be with us!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-29-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you. Not the postcard though :)

Thank you. Not the postcard though :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-28-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Fuji 6x9 Tri-x

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Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-27-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks for the list...

Thanks for the list Stephan!

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Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,509
Posted By Deardorff38
All the items i've ever bought were shipped...

All the items i've ever bought were shipped through the Japanese postal system & were delivered to my door in Canada in remarkably fast time (under a week)....with no extra charges
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-25-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
Nightfly, I can't remember exactly the cost. I...

Nightfly, I can't remember exactly the cost. I had it done by Miyazaki san in Japan, through Japan Camera Hunters. It was not fiddly to use at all. I think it would be a perfect lens for the CL or...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-23-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Just got out of the darkroom, postcard prints in...

Just got out of the darkroom, postcard prints in the wash! It'll be a while yet. Ilford Warmtone FB, some glossy, some semi- matt.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-20-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 6,884
Posted By Deardorff38
I did not receive the list either....but have an...

I did not receive the list either....but have an earlier email from Stephan
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,509
Posted By Deardorff38
Several sales in Tokyo & mail order..... they...

Several sales in Tokyo & mail order..... they have the goods.... fast delivery....no disappointments.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By Deardorff38
I never used a T4 but I did buy a dead one and...

I never used a T4 but I did buy a dead one and had Miyazaki san convert the lens to an M mount. It's a great Tessar and tiny too.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7828/40622401283_e83f726ecd_z.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-09-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,132
Posted By Deardorff38
Very...

Very rarely.
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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-09-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,132
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes 6x6 !

Yes 6x6 !
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By Deardorff38
Leica M4 & Canon 50mm 1.4...

Leica M4 & Canon 50mm 1.4 LTM
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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-23-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,415
Posted By Deardorff38
Unfortunately, darkroom equipment is pretty much...

Unfortunately, darkroom equipment is pretty much a give away these days.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-14-2019
Replies: 962
Views: 191,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Rolleiflex T, Ilford FP4+, Ilford Classic FB ...

Rolleiflex T, Ilford FP4+, Ilford Classic FB 16"x 16" (40x40 cm) Family travel portrait
Reykjavik

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7888/47328909422_4b9c782ced_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-11-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, The year was 2000....this was a...

Raid, The year was 2000....this was a "prototype"....
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7894/33478807888_1bb5a4de9e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/T1pDcE)IMG_8071 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/T1pDcE) by , on...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-11-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Deardorff38
indeed a sad statement about Leica....

indeed a sad statement about Leica....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-07-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Deardorff38
Just to play the devil's advocate...How come one...

Just to play the devil's advocate...How come one can take 'non-boring' with fixed lens cameras like the Rolleiflex, or point & shoots...?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-07-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Deardorff38
Erik & Coppola, you bring up a very interesting...

Erik & Coppola, you bring up a very interesting point. I also use a 35mm lens as a standard lens in 35mm cameras. I believe you get accustomed to where you physically see images from. My synapses...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-07-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Deardorff38
Like slantface, I'd go with the 2.8. It's the...

Like slantface, I'd go with the 2.8. It's the standard lens on my old M4. (if i'm really concerned, i bring a couple of rolls of Delta 3200)....but i've never been stopped cold & i love the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-06-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 993
Posted By Deardorff38
Voigtlander 50 f 2.5 is sharp & very compact.......

Voigtlander 50 f 2.5 is sharp & very compact.... works on LTM or M
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-04-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,436
Posted By Deardorff38
Please count me in. Silver gelatin for...

Please count me in. Silver gelatin for sure...maybe even Azo contact prints
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-28-2019
Replies: 127
Views: 5,524
Posted By Deardorff38
Great camera. My friend Pat Morrow took his to...

Great camera. My friend
Pat Morrow took his to the summit of Everest & other high mountain places.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,683
Posted By Deardorff38
......unless you go to a LTM body like the ii or...

......unless you go to a LTM body like the ii or iii .....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-24-2019
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,689
Posted By Deardorff38
Stock screw in lenshood that came with the 50mm f...

Stock screw in lenshood that came with the 50mm f 2.5
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-20-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By Deardorff38
It would also depend if your lab is making...

It would also depend if your lab is making digital prints or analog prints ... the paper sizes differ.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-20-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By Deardorff38
I prefer narrow length non-adjustable straps...

I prefer narrow length non-adjustable straps (Harry Benz are my favourite). No tangle problems
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1859/43420238744_23684ee02f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/299U5eW)unnamed-14...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-19-2019
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,689
Posted By Deardorff38
Greyscale....you drink a lot of coffee. ��

Greyscale....you drink a lot of coffee. ��
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-18-2019
Replies: 2,125
Views: 591,907
Posted By Deardorff38
1960 was the last year of production for the IIIG

1960 was the last year of production for the IIIG
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,017
Posted By Deardorff38
O, you are absolutely right, however, cellphones...

O, you are absolutely right, however, cellphones do last more than 2 years....we've just been brain-washed into 'upgrading.' There are cameras that were standouts when new... (I'm thinking Contax T...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-17-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Deardorff38
you should be able to return the funds and have...

you should be able to return the funds and have the buyer resend in euro...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-16-2019
Replies: 5,575
Views: 957,689
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes.......

Yes.... Coffee.....black
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/877/27560525008_267f6f0275_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HZqTTE)B1140D2A-F3F3-4D42-97C4-9A71630BCBA3 (https://flic.kr/p/HZqTTE) by , on Flickr
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-16-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,100
Posted By Deardorff38
Good thought, but for some of us, what is...

Good thought, but for some of us, what is possible is meaningless if it can't be done in a reasonable turn around time at a reasonable cost....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,017
Posted By Deardorff38
Arguably yes.... but $500-600 for a disposable...

Arguably yes.... but $500-600 for a disposable camera doesn't make any sense to me. The legacy and charm of the 'real' Leica Ms (& the same can be said of the screwmount Leicas).... is their...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-15-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,304
Posted By Deardorff38
[QUOTE=B-9;2869362]It could be said that for...

[QUOTE=B-9;2869362]It could be said that for 600$

If your looking for the P&S experience in MF patience will find a GA645

If your looking for negative real estate you can find a GW690

/QUOTE
My...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,017
Posted By Deardorff38
Troy, the M2 was the first Leica I ever bought. ...

Troy, the M2 was the first Leica I ever bought. The 35mm quickly became my standard view of the world. I also wear glasses & i adapted to the framing just fine. I'm naturally left eye...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-14-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,304
Posted By Deardorff38
Since you have a GRDii kit....here's a question...

Since you have a GRDii kit....here's a question it might be worth asking yourself: what style of medium format work do you plan to do? C330s, Pentax/Pentacon/Kiev, Graflex, Busch are big cameras. ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,017
Posted By Deardorff38
CLA is service clean lubricate adjust. The...

CLA is service clean lubricate adjust. The CLE was introduced in 1980 and is an electronic camera. I had one & used it & it was way ahead of its time. But circuit boards are scarce....

Google...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,017
Posted By Deardorff38
M2 every time. With the electronics in the...

M2 every time. With the electronics in the CLE....you stand a chance of having an irreparable failure. The M2 is a rock!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,304
Posted By Deardorff38
Since you aren't keen on TLRs I'd suggest the...

Since you aren't keen on TLRs I'd suggest the Fuji, GW670,680,690 series. The Fujica 645s historically have more problems (bellows etc). I'm personally not a fan of 645. On the subject of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,155
Posted By Deardorff38
yes, a pound and a half will break your back. so...

yes, a pound and a half will break your back. so you can make 2500 exposures...out of which you'll delete how many?
all the 128 SD cards won't help either if darkroom output is your final goal ;-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,155
Posted By Deardorff38
....they are small enough to carry lots.. just...

....they are small enough to carry lots.. just like carrying the charger & spare battery for your digital machine...:confused:
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,155
Posted By Deardorff38
......unless of course you print.....in a...

......unless of course you print.....in a darkroom.
For me personally, that's a big part of the experience....& why i travel w film caameras....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-11-2019
Replies: 2,125
Views: 591,907
Posted By Deardorff38
Stunning condition.... usurping the position of...

Stunning condition....
usurping the position of the M5 ;-) ??
Lovely find Helen...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,155
Posted By Deardorff38
bj, If you shoot film....take the mx & the...

bj, If you shoot film....take the mx & the ultron or 28 & 50....& the iphone. As many have said, scanning film in security is no big inconvenience. I always travel with a film camera, or usually a...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-10-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By Deardorff38
Nice B/W Huss.... i guess you can pass along...

Nice B/W Huss.... i guess you can pass along your Leica rangefinders now ? ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-09-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Deardorff38
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7841/33165786658_53...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7841/33165786658_5310f34c63_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SwKjTU)IMG_5808 (https://flic.kr/p/SwKjTU) by , on Flickr
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2019
Replies: 532
Views: 47,212
Posted By Deardorff38
Erik, This is a beautiful portrait. ...

Erik, This is a beautiful portrait. Congratulations!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 789
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes. An M2 with a 35mm is like a Rolleiflex with...

Yes. An M2 with a 35mm is like a Rolleiflex with an 80mm....There is something completely right about it.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-31-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Deardorff38
put the thermometers in a slurry of ice &...

put the thermometers in a slurry of ice & water.... they'll come down to 32F/0C. Then you can see how far off the digital ones are. Some of them can be adjusted. If not you can just mark the offset...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-31-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 4,299
Posted By Deardorff38
summaron 2.8 ltm

summaron 2.8 ltm
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-30-2019
Replies: 134
Views: 17,036
Posted By Deardorff38
Personally my photographic process involves film...

Personally my photographic process involves film processing and analog printing. Neither of those have anything to do with my photographic vision.
Digital photography doesn't feed those needs for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-27-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,626
Posted By Deardorff38
No solution at my end Erik, but i noticed the...

No solution at my end Erik, but i noticed the same thing...
Forum: Travel 01-25-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Deardorff38
The advantage is the wide range of cameras you...

The advantage is the wide range of cameras you can find & see in person in one city. Financial advantage fades quickly when we buy something sight unseen & then it requires service. If you are a...
Forum: Travel 01-24-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.japancamerahunter.com/2013/05/the-comp...

https://www.japancamerahunter.com/2013/05/the-complete-tokyo-camera-shopping-guide/ Here's what you need to know for Tokyo
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-22-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Deardorff38
Right KoFe..... they do from time to time have...

Right KoFe..... they do from time to time have reasonable things at god prices....so I keep checking them ... but they do also have the exotic way overpriced stuff
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Deardorff38
The best answer is.....make a new print..carefully

The best answer is.....make a new print..carefully
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-20-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Deardorff38
spotone. ...

spotone. https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/34779-REG/Marshall_Retouching_MSCNB_Spot_All_Retouch_Dye_for.html
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