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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-08-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 3,525
Posted By jloden
I don't wish to get too far off topic of Daido...

I don't wish to get too far off topic of Daido with gear talk but..

I have to say that the Ricoh GR is such an incredibly well done camera, especially for street. The size, feature set, design,...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-06-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 3,525
Posted By jloden
Thanks for the heads up! I'm a fan of Daido...

Thanks for the heads up! I'm a fan of Daido Moriyama so I enjoyed reading this and viewing the accompanying photos.
Forum: Travel 06-08-2016
Replies: 341
Views: 24,959
Posted By jloden
Excellent thread! I have been slowly working my...

Excellent thread! I have been slowly working my way through the thread for the last several days and enjoying the pictures very much. The infrared films are very interesting, especially some of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2016
Replies: 92
Views: 6,174
Posted By jloden
I'll sidestep the philosophical question of...

I'll sidestep the philosophical question of whether any camera actually can make one happy, and stick to the spirit of the thread :D

I've cycled through a lot of cameras over years and always...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-17-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 6,196
Posted By jloden
Exactly. I work for a software company and while...

Exactly. I work for a software company and while we're not doing embedded systems/firmware, the same basic process applies. People are quick to assume the worst or most machiavellian motivations...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-12-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,766
Posted By jloden
I've used 15lb sandbags just to hold similar...

I've used 15lb sandbags just to hold similar lights with a small modifier indoors, so I would agree with the other commenters. I don't think it's overkill to suggest at least a couple 15lb bags or...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-11-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By jloden
Exactly what I was about to post! I did this...

Exactly what I was about to post!

I did this the other day completely by accident and toggled myself into 16:9 aspect ratio. Took me several minutes to figure out what I'd done.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By jloden
Thanks for the tip Huss! I had read about that on...

Thanks for the tip Huss! I had read about that on another RFF post with the MP finder/DX reader upgrades for later serials, so I've got a replacement headed my way with 288x serial this time....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By jloden
Yes, they mentioned that also. This M7 had the...

Yes, they mentioned that also. This M7 had the older DX reader and 1.5 hours of warranty repair is covered for the DX reader upgrade at no charge.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By jloden
Typo! Should have been "winding head"...

Typo! Should have been "winding head" :o
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By jloden
Quick follow-up for posterity/interested parties....

Quick follow-up for posterity/interested parties.

Took the camera in to Leica USA and the initial diagnosis from the tech I spoke to is that it needs a new winding head and shutter button. There's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By jloden
Well that clinches it then... mine's not working...

Well that clinches it then... mine's not working right since I can still trip the shutter even when it's set to "off". Bummer.



Yep, sounds like that's the thing to do then. Thanks for the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By jloden
Thanks all! I just tested the mechanical vs....

Thanks all! I just tested the mechanical vs. electronic shutter speeds with and without the battery. Good suggestion there, thanks mfogiel. I noticed while testing this that the shutter release feel...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By jloden
M7 sticky / balky shutter release?

I have an M7 with a rough shutter release that feels sticky or balky on the second stage (where it actually fires the shutter). It's almost like it's grinding very slightly, nothing like the nice...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-05-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 7,804
Posted By jloden
No doubt... I'd put money on it, haha :D

No doubt... I'd put money on it, haha :D
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-05-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 7,804
Posted By jloden
Basically, yes in a nutshell... what I meant was...

Basically, yes in a nutshell... what I meant was for me personally at least, that's when I know I've crossed the line of appreciating something for its 'mystique' or what it represents, as opposed to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-05-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 7,804
Posted By jloden
Well put, and I have to agree with your sentiment...

Well put, and I have to agree with your sentiment on both counts. I certainly have a strong tendency or propensity to fixate on gear myself, cameras or otherwise. Though I'd argue it's actually for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,326
Posted By jloden
Actually, the X-T1 (since sold mine) is one of...

Actually, the X-T1 (since sold mine) is one of the few times I've ever had someone ask if I was shooting a Leica. He was half right I guess... I had a 35mm Leica lens on it at the time :p I've had...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-04-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,725
Posted By jloden
Interesting... I bought a black dot from DAG as a...

Interesting... I bought a black dot from DAG as a gift for a friend, and it is currently in place on his M240. I didn't see any halo-like effect like what you describe from silvered edges. It fits...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,659
Posted By jloden
Haha that definitely looks like a baseplate for...

Haha that definitely looks like a baseplate for the world's biggest M. What's it actually for?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,617
Posted By jloden
Very well said... much the same point I was...

Very well said... much the same point I was making about current trends, but better put :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,617
Posted By jloden
Some thoughts in response, in no particular...

Some thoughts in response, in no particular order.

1) There's plenty of great street photography on Flickr IMO. There's just a TON of bad in there you have to slog through to get to the gems :D ...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-18-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By jloden
Gotcha... I do agree, it was a little smaller...

Gotcha... I do agree, it was a little smaller than I expected as well. I didn't realize until I got there it was part of a larger multi-floor exploration of Indian culture.

Colors didn't bother me,...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-18-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 6,057
Posted By jloden
My $0.02 as another random stranger on the...

My $0.02 as another random stranger on the Internet :)

Two options I'd consider if I were in your shoes, in my order of preference:

1) IF you're happy with the M246 otherwise and genuinely love...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-15-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,920
Posted By jloden
Addendum: I haven't used one so no experience but...

Addendum: I haven't used one so no experience but I do know Lomo has a manual Instax camera now:

http://shop.lomography.com/en/cameras/lomo-instant-wide/lomo-instant-wide-black-single

Looks like...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-15-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,920
Posted By jloden
I have the Instax Wide 210 and use it for family...

I have the Instax Wide 210 and use it for family snaps and goofing around. Also use the SP-1 mini printer to print Instax either from my phone or my X100T, which I can heartily recommend.

I like...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-13-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 22,362
Posted By jloden
First let me say I'm glad you're happy with an M,...

First let me say I'm glad you're happy with an M, and I very much feel photography is a "to each their own" pursuit. In the camping and hiking world we have a saying "hike your own hike" - in other...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 12-13-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 3,923
Posted By jloden
I'd also go with the M240, unless you feel...

I'd also go with the M240, unless you feel *really* compelled by the 28mm lens on the Q, or perhaps the autofocus.

If you already own a stable of M lenses an upgrade to a digital FF body M is a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-13-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By jloden
Out of curiosity, where you disappointed by the...

Out of curiosity, where you disappointed by the photographs themselves, or the exhibit/space?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-13-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By jloden
I went to this with a couple of photography...

I went to this with a couple of photography friends a couple weeks ago. I actually own the companion book of Steve McCurry's India photographs so I was already familiar with the photos themselves, ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,856
Posted By jloden
Two caveats: 1) The only one of these I've...

Two caveats:

1) The only one of these I've owned is the Hexar RF
2) I don't own a 90mm, just a 75mm

Having said that, if I were primarily going to shoot a 90mm lens, I don't think the Hexar would...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 10-25-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 5,811
Posted By jloden
Eh, most of the buzz was from people who weren't...

Eh, most of the buzz was from people who weren't going to buy one (either because of price, features/lack thereof, of a combination) and were mostly window shopping or spec-comparing. That only lasts...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-30-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,996
Posted By jloden
If you mean the Instax Share SP-1, I find the...

If you mean the Instax Share SP-1, I find the quality is better with the SP-1 than with my Instax camera. However, FWIW I only have an Instax Wide 210 to compare with, and not a Instax mini camera....
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-07-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 5,651
Posted By jloden
The Instax 300 might fit the bill, depending on...

The Instax 300 might fit the bill, depending on which features of the Neo 90 you're looking for:

http://www.fujifilm.com/products/instant_photo/cameras/instax_300/
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-07-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 5,651
Posted By jloden
There's actually a company making Instax backs...

There's actually a company making Instax backs for the Mamiya 600SE. Depending how much it's worth to you, you could contact them and see if they could do something for the 645:...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-06-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 5,651
Posted By jloden
Yes, absolutely. I've said before if they made an...

Yes, absolutely. I've said before if they made an Instax Wide compatible printer I'd be first in line to buy one!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-06-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 5,651
Posted By jloden
Great! That means hopefully it'll stick around...

Great! That means hopefully it'll stick around for a while :)

I've gone through the better part of 100 prints through my SP-1 already since March, plus another whack of Instax Wide prints in my...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-30-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 10,914
Posted By jloden
So true... the part that rankles the most is the...

So true... the part that rankles the most is the total abandonment of the customer past the initial purchase. Ok, ok - that and not including a battery charger with a $2800 camera. Seriously,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,515
Posted By jloden
Gotcha... I wasn't sure from the original post...

Gotcha... I wasn't sure from the original post whether you were looking for a workaround or just wondering :)

I'm sure this behavior is easily explicable with more internal knowledge of which AWB...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,515
Posted By jloden
As far as this particular scenario goes the easy...

As far as this particular scenario goes the easy "fix" would be to go into the X-E1's white balance settings where it lets you set WB Shift for AWB, and bias it towards the blue end of the spectrum...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-17-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By jloden
I think anyone who takes their work even a little...

I think anyone who takes their work even a little bit seriously has asked themselves the same question more than once. The best answer I have come up with thus far is twofold:

1) Try to be as...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-17-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By jloden
Very cool stuff... and probably a more realistic...

Very cool stuff... and probably a more realistic time frame to expect these improvements to show up in cameras than most people would have.

I have to chuckle a bit when someone announces a sensor...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-09-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 8,129
Posted By jloden
If you set the X100T to "Viewfinder only + Eye...

If you set the X100T to "Viewfinder only + Eye Sensor" it will use the VF only, and hitting the playback button (with the camera away from your eye) will display the image review on the back LCD....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-09-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 8,129
Posted By jloden
The rangefinder is a key component of the Leica M...

The rangefinder is a key component of the Leica M and I just don't see it going away in favor of an EVF. I'm not against EVFs and I've been using them since 2012, but they also clearly aren't a...
Forum: Film vs Digital 07-02-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 8,404
Posted By jloden
Also great points. Film can definitely get...

Also great points. Film can definitely get expensive, and the more you shoot the more costly it gets. If you develop and scan your own it's considerably cheaper, but you can easily spend hundreds or...
Forum: Film vs Digital 07-02-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 8,404
Posted By jloden
This is a no brainer to me IF you can deal with...

This is a no brainer to me IF you can deal with the cost and time investment of film processing, scanning, and the quality & output of film. A film M can last you a lifetime of happy shooting with...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-27-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,684
Posted By jloden
You're not making me feel any better about...

You're not making me feel any better about missing that exhibit when it was still at ICP! :p




Tin, that's exactly what made me think of it several months back as well. Negatives and prints have a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,464
Posted By jloden
Great story! May you have many more years of...

Great story! May you have many more years of happy shooting with your rejuvenated M4 :)

One of the wonderful things about shooting mechanical film cameras is knowing the technology is essentially...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-25-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,684
Posted By jloden
Wow, cool! I am so glad the OP asked this...

Wow, cool! I am so glad the OP asked this question... I've wondered for a long time if there was any way to make "negatives" from a digital file, but couldn't find anything online about it. Now I...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 06-23-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 28,464
Posted By jloden
Some really great stuff in this thread,...

Some really great stuff in this thread, definitely subscribing! I selfishly wish your work was on Flickr just so I could follow it in my daily feed there :)

I really like the ones with the...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 06-16-2015
Replies: 222
Views: 21,576
Posted By jloden
That's demonstrably not the case. I shoot with an...

That's demonstrably not the case. I shoot with an electronic shutter every week (sermon photos on a GH3), and I lose shots to rolling shutter artifacts & distortion all the time.

Any moving subjects...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-27-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 5,140
Posted By jloden
So do you *have* to open the entire top just to...

So do you *have* to open the entire top just to adjust the rangefinder? I thought the little plug on top comes out so you can adjust it easily without dismantling the top plate. :confused:
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-27-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 6,256
Posted By jloden
I only recently discovered Mary Ellen Mark's work...

I only recently discovered Mary Ellen Mark's work but I feel saddened by her death. When someone whose work has touched you passes, it feels like the world has lost something wonderful.

Spent some...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-26-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 2,750
Posted By jloden
Personally I carry a small flash meter (Sekonic...

Personally I carry a small flash meter (Sekonic L-308) in my camera bag's side pocket for use with my film cameras. Not as convenient as TTL naturally, but on the other hand it works with manual...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-26-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 5,140
Posted By jloden
Just recently got a Hexar RF myself and like it...

Just recently got a Hexar RF myself and like it very much. Yet to develop my first roll, so hopefully the focus isn't off too badly, but I noticed it won't focus to infinity with at least one of my M...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-21-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,317
Posted By jloden
Interesting, I tested it on my system just before...

Interesting, I tested it on my system just before posting. If I set the option in Photos not to open for a given card it worked, right up until I formatted it in the camera and plugged it back in, at...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-20-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,312
Posted By jloden
Sorry, missed this earlier (RFF really needs to...

Sorry, missed this earlier (RFF really needs to fix the email notifications!) but I use an XF-20 for the Fuji with TTL. Usually resides in a side pocket of my camera bag.

Otherwise if I need more...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-13-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,317
Posted By jloden
Yep. The only thing I've found you can do so far...

Yep. The only thing I've found you can do so far is to open Photos.app (or wait until it opens up automatically on card insert) and uncheck "Open Photos for this device". You can also do this under...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-09-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,312
Posted By jloden
Radio triggers are great but the only way to get...

Radio triggers are great but the only way to get TTL with Fuji is with a cable, so there are still times I use a cable with a handheld flash on the Fuji.

There's not much of a secret to it as far...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-03-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 5,581
Posted By jloden
I ran across this a week or two ago and it stuck...

I ran across this a week or two ago and it stuck with me, thought it was a very creative and purposeful use of the technique:...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-30-2015
Replies: 369
Views: 69,246
Posted By jloden
Some pictures from Iceland shot with the new M...

Some pictures from Iceland shot with the new M Monochrom (Typ 246) are up on the Leica blog:

http://blog.leica-camera.com/photography/m-system/ragnar-axelsson-around-iceland-in-80-hours/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,843
Posted By jloden
I can highly recommend Richard Photo Lab...

I can highly recommend Richard Photo Lab (http://www.richardphotolab.com/) in CA also. I had them do a batch of 120 film developing and scanning and the results were excellent. Wouldn't hesitate to...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 04-29-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,514
Posted By jloden
Interesting, though probably a logical next step...

Interesting, though probably a logical next step for the A7R line.

This is labeled as an A7R in the image comment but has pixel dimensions of 56MP, so I'm guessing if it's a prototype then it's an...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-27-2015
Replies: 82
Views: 13,966
Posted By jloden
Funny to see the Filson Harvey Messenger...

Funny to see the Filson Harvey Messenger recommended three times in this thread already, I just picked one up fairly recently. It's been fitting the bill really well for what I needed, and I'd...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-17-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 5,905
Posted By jloden
Beautiful, I love the shot of the Taj Mahal...

Beautiful, I love the shot of the Taj Mahal especially. I think you've wrung out a beautiful and interesting image of what is perhaps one of the most photographed places on the continent :)
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-17-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,196
Posted By jloden
A couple things come to mind based on my...

A couple things come to mind based on my experiences with various methods of packing my cameras traveling:

1) Consider buying a padded insert or two. I have several, but have gotten the most use...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 04-12-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By jloden
Awesome... I am itching to get my hands on an...

Awesome... I am itching to get my hands on an XPan. I really dig the visual challenge of finding strong panoramic compositions and I like these a lot. I'll have to check out the rest of the Flickr...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-09-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,756
Posted By jloden
It works fine for me here... just turn on...

It works fine for me here... just turn on wireless on the X100T, connect to the X100T wifi network with my iPhone, and open the Fuji cam remote app.

I am using an iPhone 4 so I don't know if that...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-08-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 5,339
Posted By jloden
Thanks guys for the added info, both posts are...

Thanks guys for the added info, both posts are very helpful. Sharpness and contrast of the lens are definitely important to me so I appreciate the comments on that area. I come from a pretty much all...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-06-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
Posted By jloden
I'm confused what you're looking for... based on...

I'm confused what you're looking for... based on your requirements why not use the ThinkTank Digital Holster you linked? Is it the wrong size or something? The ThinkTank Digital Holster bags include...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-03-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,457
Posted By jloden
I have the 75mm Heliar and I've used it on a Fuji...

I have the 75mm Heliar and I've used it on a Fuji X-T1 and a Sony A7... I don't find it soft even wide open. Actually in my opinion, it's actually quite a sharp lens. Not sure offhand if I have any...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-03-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 5,339
Posted By jloden
Great, thanks for commenting guys! Thanks...

Great, thanks for commenting guys! Thanks especially for sharing your images on Flickr DrTebi. Always appreciate seeing example images and those look really nice too.

I came *this* close to...
Forum: Travel 04-03-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,579
Posted By jloden
Awesome. Sounds like the M9 + M2 and a couple...

Awesome. Sounds like the M9 + M2 and a couple well chosen lenses and you'll be in business :)

Maui is great, my wife and I were married there and we've been back a few times since. Hopefully going...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-03-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,967
Posted By jloden
There is some good advice in the thread already,...

There is some good advice in the thread already, but I'll just add this: don't bite off more than you can chew at once :)

Firstly, you just won't have time to learn a crash course in portrait...
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-01-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 5,818
Posted By jloden
If you just like film better, I certainly...

If you just like film better, I certainly wouldn't feel obligated to take a digital camera - especially when you're only shooting to please yourself! If the work load with film is part of the issue,...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-01-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By jloden
That is really neat, and very interesting photos!...

That is really neat, and very interesting photos!

My favorite part is the description where it notes that at the time the advent of portable, handheld cameras caused a public debate over privacy......
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 8,736
Posted By jloden
Wow! The tonality on that photo is absolutely...

Wow! The tonality on that photo is absolutely gorgeous... that's just my kind of B&W right there! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-31-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,561
Posted By jloden
If you mean as a TTL flash, then no. It'll fire...

If you mean as a TTL flash, then no. It'll fire as a manual flash no problem but you'll need a Leica TTL flash unit if you want actual TTL.

Generally, the subsystems for TTL are totally different...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-30-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,115
Posted By jloden
That is *exactly* what I came in here to post! I...

That is *exactly* what I came in here to post! I love the nod to the TLR design but using the mini film is a bit disappointing.

I have the Instax 210 Wide camera and love the larger size...
Forum: Film vs Digital 03-24-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 4,065
Posted By jloden
Ouch. I just bought some Ektar for $5.50 at B&H...

Ouch. I just bought some Ektar for $5.50 at B&H though it's usually $7.50. It does say limited quantities at that price though.

Let's hope this was local to your camera shop and not indicative of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-20-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,907
Posted By jloden
Not a terribly encouraging article. I sincerely...

Not a terribly encouraging article.

I sincerely hope Kodak can stay in business making film... I'd be extremely sad if I finally get into shooting film only to have my favorite film stocks...
Forum: Travel 03-16-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,579
Posted By jloden
That's great to hear your experience is better...

That's great to hear your experience is better than expected/feared and that you're having a great trip so far :)

My family on my mother's side is actually from Guatemala but I haven't been in over...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-16-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 5,339
Posted By jloden
Yeah, that certainly sounds like a good thing to...

Yeah, that certainly sounds like a good thing to be aware of! ;)



Good to know - I don't use Tmax at the moment, but you never know!

Thanks all for sharing your experiences.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-15-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 5,339
Posted By jloden
Need some Plaubel Makina 67 User Feedback

I know there are some Plaubel Makina 67 or 670 owners out there on the forum, so I thought I'd ask here. I'm especially looking for experiences/feedback with the handling in use. The PM 67 seems to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-13-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 6,389
Posted By jloden
I saw this earlier today, sad to hear. I only...

I saw this earlier today, sad to hear. I only recently got my first medium format camera (a Rolleiflex) from a good friend and I plan to keep it for a long time.

Even though I fully appreciate that...
Forum: Film vs Digital 03-12-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,731
Posted By jloden
I know you briefly mentioned your disinterest in...

I know you briefly mentioned your disinterest in Nikon/Canon, but my first suggestion would be Nikon given your requirements... a Nikon F6 for example can shoot the same lenses as any modern Nikon FX...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-11-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,419
Posted By jloden
Interesting topic, not sure I'm following the...

Interesting topic, not sure I'm following the idea 100% ... but I'll try :)

This is a shot I took late last summer that has stuck with me. That's not very common for me with my own work, so I've...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-10-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 4,328
Posted By jloden
I was thinking the same thing! That's the first...

I was thinking the same thing! That's the first time I can remember seeing digital images that I would have *sworn* were shot on film if they weren't labeled otherwise. Color response, grain, and...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-04-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 49,995
Posted By jloden
I've seen this as a recurring theme for a lot of...

I've seen this as a recurring theme for a lot of forum threads over the past few years ('I need better high ISO performance!' ... ' Why would need ISO ____ ? I've never used anything over ISO ____...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,646
Posted By jloden
It's just overexposure, really, really incorrect...

It's just overexposure, really, really incorrect white balance, and the combination doing a phenomenal job of sitting right on the boundary of where people's brain processes color perception.

I saw...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-30-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 20,336
Posted By jloden
There's a few reasons that tipped the balance for...

There's a few reasons that tipped the balance for me to being interested in the A7II:

1) Bigger grip and improved front dial/shutter location, including a more ergonomic battery grip.
2)...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-09-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 11,149
Posted By jloden
Nice to see someone else using that setup! Just...

Nice to see someone else using that setup! Just yesterday I ordered the same Polaroid duplicator and a 35mm negative holding adapter for it from Amazon. I'm hoping it'll make alignment and setup a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-09-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 5,200
Posted By jloden
I just got into film *very* recently so take my...

I just got into film *very* recently so take my advice for what it's worth.

The cost of film + developing was a serious reason for me to not consider shooting film on a regular basis and stick with...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-09-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,656
Posted By jloden
I'm also a member at mu-43.com which is possibly...

I'm also a member at mu-43.com which is possibly the best resource on the Internet for m4/3 users. There's been a number of high ISO sample threads over there you might find helpful. Ex:...
Forum: Sony RX Series 11-06-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 10,331
Posted By jloden
The RX1 is a phenomenal camera. I sold mine...

The RX1 is a phenomenal camera. I sold mine recently and I definitely miss it. It's built like a tank, the lens is superb in sharpness and rendering, and the files from it are more impressive than...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-01-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,221
Posted By jloden
Totally agree on both counts. I got into...

Totally agree on both counts. I got into photography only fairly recently (i.e. after the digital movement had well overtaken film), and I'm certainly not about to dump digital in favor of going all...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-21-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 6,332
Posted By jloden
Thanks all, good to hear that it sounds like...

Thanks all, good to hear that it sounds like multiple of these will work well.

I'm leaning toward the Voigtlander since it's a stop faster and it's also cheaper, but it's nice to have choices :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-20-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 6,332
Posted By jloden
Seeking a 28mm for M6 and A7

Hi all. New here so hopefully this is the right location for this thread :)

I've been shooting with M lenses on a Sony A7 (35mm and 50mm Leica Summilux mainly) . I now have my first M body (M6 TTL)...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-20-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,730
Posted By jloden
Nice... I have to say I wasn't feeling compelled...

Nice... I have to say I wasn't feeling compelled to upgrade initially but that's quite a list of incremental improvements from the X100S. No earth shattering new features for me personally, just a...
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