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Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,622
Posted By skibeerr
+1 on Wim Wenders. Jim Jarmusch definitely.

+1 on Wim Wenders.

Jim Jarmusch definitely.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-28-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By skibeerr
I had both and loved them equally. Given I could...

I had both and loved them equally.

Given I could only have one I'd go with the Hexanon because of $.

I had the ltm version of the VC and did not notice focus shift.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-20-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,735
Posted By skibeerr
:D Hydroponic tent :cool:

:D Hydroponic tent :cool:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By skibeerr
Has been a wile, 2012, since I was there. Then I...

Has been a wile, 2012, since I was there. Then I found little stock or variety in 35mm and 120, it was certainly not cheaper.
Forum: Travel 10-30-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,748
Posted By skibeerr
I have been north three times and Rajasthan once,...

I have been north three times and Rajasthan once, farthest south
i went.

Traffic is crazy period, the biggest vehicle wins. I have seen a lot of bikers renting a locally made Royal Enfield.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-30-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,385
Posted By skibeerr
Your images are not, I repeat NOT...

Your images are not, I repeat NOT overexposed.

Two words, zone system. Learn it, accept it or reject it, but understand it and you will see the light :D


Look at the galleries of charjohncarter and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,385
Posted By skibeerr
Solutions exposure wise, slower film as mentioned...

Solutions exposure wise, slower film as mentioned and nd filter.

This will not solve the high contrast scenes. For this you will need to study how to control contrast by exposure and...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-27-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 4,192
Posted By skibeerr
Never had any problems with carry on. Once I...

Never had any problems with carry on.
Once I accidentally left film in my checked luggage and there was banding on all of them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 5,879
Posted By skibeerr
A Luftwaffe Leica with Elmar and case for 10...

A Luftwaffe Leica with Elmar and case for 10 euro.
From an estate. I went there for a couple of folders and this was lying in a box.

At that time I was totally oblivious of what I bought, I just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-03-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,409
Posted By skibeerr
If you as an American want to see what we pay for...

If you as an American want to see what we pay for gsp look at an US auction and change the country in the postage tab.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-03-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,409
Posted By skibeerr
Dante, rampant mail theft? You hurt my...

Dante, rampant mail theft? You hurt my feelings.

I have bought and sold way to much, Asia, North and South America, Europe and Oceania.
Never ever was one parcel lost or stolen, a couple took a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,409
Posted By skibeerr
My experiences with GSP as an overseas...

My experiences with GSP as an overseas customer.

Used it twice for and found it very expensive but worst of all the items where both times left on my doorstep one was a $600 camera the other a $900...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By skibeerr
Vanbar in Fitzroy has stock in chemicals and...

Vanbar in Fitzroy has stock in chemicals and paper although none of it is fresh, I have not seen any rotation in about 4 years.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By skibeerr
Although it's Passover and I can not complete the...

Although it's Passover and I can not complete the process X-tol and D-76 at B&H still gives a quote for shipping to OZ. Liquid chemistry is shop pick up only.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By skibeerr
I buy chemistry in powder from B&H, has been one...

I buy chemistry in powder from B&H, has been one year since last lot, have the rules changed?

Wim
Forum: RFF News 01-28-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,518
Posted By skibeerr
Thanks to the bartender, just got mine.

Thanks to the bartender, just got mine.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,809
Posted By skibeerr
How about Ebay Germany? Always found what I...

How about Ebay Germany? Always found what I needed there when I lived in...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 50,311
Posted By skibeerr
He will be missed, I'm gonna shoot a roll in...

He will be missed, I'm gonna shoot a roll in memory of Tom.
RIP
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2017
Replies: 159
Views: 17,225
Posted By skibeerr
http://https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3119/28656443...

http://https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3119/2865644395_619810b463_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5nebeZ)(4 of 6) (https://flic.kr/p/5nebeZ) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-01-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 6,348
Posted By skibeerr
Got a xd5,it does the job with my lovely Rokkors....

Got a xd5,it does the job with my lovely Rokkors. Had a x500 which I preferred.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By skibeerr
Fuji GW690...

Fuji GW690

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5286/5333111176_4cdb53d0ab_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/98gA9G)
Bru centr (https://flic.kr/p/98gA9G) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-23-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,873
Posted By skibeerr
Might not help you right now but best advice so...

Might not help you right now but best advice so far.

When you say partner do you mean business partner? Is it essential to providing you with an income or will it increase this significantly?

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-21-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,577
Posted By skibeerr
Stephen, an M will feel much more solid is made...

Stephen,

an M will feel much more solid is made to higher standards and with better materials.

It is larger and heavier.

There are more spare parts for an M, no batterie problems and more people...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-19-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By skibeerr
I have made my teststrips in small trays/Nova...

I have made my teststrips in small trays/Nova slot and made the larger prints in one big tray. As you would with film but a bit more messy. I also have old Jobo cylinders with DIY rollers that take...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-15-2016
Replies: 72
Views: 4,458
Posted By skibeerr
Travelling is a fast paced experience for a lot...

Travelling is a fast paced experience for a lot of tourists going overseas. Considering this I would take one camera and one lens. If film is your thing M6+35mm. For Digital an x100 is more than...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 6,109
Posted By skibeerr
Here in OZ everything is "Award winning", exiting...

Here in OZ everything is "Award winning", exiting and awesome.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-24-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,874
Posted By skibeerr
OP wrote:"I use graded baryta papers, since UPA-1...

OP wrote:"I use graded baryta papers, since UPA-1 enlarger cannot cope with multigrade papers (in 1957 they were not invented)."

I did not say there is no difference, I said you can use both...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-24-2016
Replies: 117
Views: 6,627
Posted By skibeerr
Carpe Diem! More good luck to you Stephen.

Carpe Diem!

More good luck to you Stephen.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-23-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By skibeerr
Try this, focus and hold the mf button, locks...

Try this,

focus and hold the mf button, locks focus
point at middle gray in the scene, grass, inside of your hand, etc and half press the shutter, locks metering. Apply brain.

sounds complicated...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-13-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,874
Posted By skibeerr
Your enlarger has nothing to do with it, you can...

Your enlarger has nothing to do with it, you can use MG paper the only thing you need are the the filters. If your enlarger does not have a drawer for square gel filters Ilford has a set of under the...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 07-10-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 3,687
Posted By skibeerr
Sorry to barge in, here is a link to KBH in...

Sorry to barge in,

here is a link to KBH in Canada, I bought bits and pieces from them before and they are OK

http://www.khbphotografix.com/LPL/LPL_DR_Access.htm#Tanks
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By skibeerr
I use a meter to get a starting point from then...

I use a meter to get a starting point from then on I strip all the way.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,622
Posted By skibeerr
I wish the Ozzie army sold something like that,...

I wish the Ozzie army sold something like that, for me this would be a dream come thru.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By skibeerr
+1 on the recessed lens mount.

+1 on the recessed lens mount.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,905
Posted By skibeerr
The use of a spotmeter, exposing for shadow...

The use of a spotmeter, exposing for shadow detail, means you need to vary exposure and development to maintain consistent contrast for printing. Stand does not give you this control. (Expose for the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,367
Posted By skibeerr
Here in Melbourne we have Vanbar and Michaels,...

Here in Melbourne we have Vanbar and Michaels, but my film still comes from the US. I would love to support local business but up to triple the price is just to much.
At least my film "Wirt kosher...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-05-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,905
Posted By skibeerr
I have left stand developing altogether, the...

I have left stand developing altogether, the little bit of extra work with normal developing is rewarded with, as you state, better and consistent results.

On the other hand I never had flat...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-04-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By skibeerr
Is whet printing out of the question? IMO that's...

Is whet printing out of the question?
IMO that's where medium format shines.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-02-2016
Replies: 77
Views: 5,232
Posted By skibeerr
XD7/11, still electronic but in a good way. and...

XD7/11, still electronic but in a good way.

and yes the Rokkor 24mm 2.8.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By skibeerr
Reality...

Reality check.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-eu-referendum-nigel-farage-nhs-350-million-pounds-live-health-service-u-turn-a7102831.html
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-25-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,780
Posted By skibeerr
Great series Roger, I am into milling grain and...

Great series Roger,

I am into milling grain and baking bread, pickling vegetables and curing meat. Back in Belgium I also had a sizable vegetable garden.
A house like that makes my heart beat...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By skibeerr
Who is this f.hayek? Step forward man, introduce...

Who is this f.hayek? Step forward man, introduce your selves.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By skibeerr
What can I say, I am a butcher by trade :D

What can I say, I am a butcher by trade :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By skibeerr
Then half the population is dumber than the other...

Then half the population is dumber than the other half but in America the first half is bigger :angel: Hence the (Bio)masses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By skibeerr
On government statistics, ay true story. My...

On government statistics, ay true story.

My significant other is a psych but also a criminologist. When she left uni she worked in a study on the functioning of local police. For two years she...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-21-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,911
Posted By skibeerr
Very hard to see or feel the emulsion side. I...

Very hard to see or feel the emulsion side. I have been known to lick it, non emulsion side has no taste.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By skibeerr
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTHEM Australians all let us...

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTHEM
Australians all let us rejoice,
For we are young and free;
We’ve golden soil and wealth for toil;
Our home is girt by sea;
Our land abounds in nature’s gifts
Of beauty rich...
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 06-21-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 10,648
Posted By skibeerr
I love my Fuji GA645 so I kinda like this one.

I love my Fuji GA645 so I kinda like this one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By skibeerr
Hi Helen, well what can I say, I am Belgian and...

Hi Helen,

well what can I say, I am Belgian and lived 50 of my years in the heart of Europe. So I can give you my citizen point of view.


-Free trade, I worked quit a bit over the borders without...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-20-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,593
Posted By skibeerr
Trust me :D ...

Trust me :D

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/AP-METAL-35MM-FILM-CASSETTE-CARTRIDGE-OPENER-CAN-OPENING-DARKROOM-DEVELOPING-/191507300352?hash=item2c96b98000:g:9mUAAOSwxH1UEtiE&rmvSB=true
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-20-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,593
Posted By skibeerr
I use a film retractor so I can trim/position the...

I use a film retractor so I can trim/position the leader in my SS spool in the light.

You did mention church key, ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By skibeerr
The plan is to leave the EU close the borders and...

The plan is to leave the EU close the borders and reintroduce al the 7 ties
British cars.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-10-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 8,114
Posted By skibeerr
Hi Giulio, the one above looks much better than...

Hi Giulio,

the one above looks much better than the first ones in the park.
On my retina display the first ones lacked contrast.

Good to see more Belgians here, I am an expat from Antwerp.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 5,370
Posted By skibeerr
I somehow managed to raise my kids without a...

I somehow managed to raise my kids without a second bathroom, now even my grandkids have to make do without so I voted option 6.

Dante you just seem to love your gear so much that parting with it...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-28-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 4,058
Posted By skibeerr
Apparently Cubans don't mind. But then they have...

Apparently Cubans don't mind. But then they have not the economic luxury of choosing their food but must eat what is there.



A nice slice of world Bob. Well done.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 11,700
Posted By skibeerr
You had to didn't ya :bang:;)

You had to didn't ya :bang:;)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-10-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By skibeerr
I would not do darkroom without an exhaust. Are...

I would not do darkroom without an exhaust.

Are you sure the exhaust is not ducted to the outside? Seems weird to have a bathroom exhaust venting into the ceiling.
More important, is there an inlet...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By skibeerr
Hi there, first of all look at Chris Crawfords...

Hi there,

first of all look at Chris Crawfords video's.

The crinkling /buckling you mention is greatly reduced by gently squeezing the film in an arc while you load it.

Hewes are better. I have...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-01-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 7,885
Posted By skibeerr
In OZ myself and I only have a Debit card. Here...

In OZ myself and I only have a Debit card.

Here the protection is the same as for a Credit card if you buy online, when you buy in a brick and mortar store you have to choose credit on the EFTPOS...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-28-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,448
Posted By skibeerr
It works, operation is pretty straightforward.

It works, operation is pretty straightforward.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By skibeerr
VC...

VC 21mm

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2607/4078938512_cf621e1dce_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/7drCj5)India127 (https://flic.kr/p/7drCj5) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,500
Posted By skibeerr
Make any smaller volume in a 1+3 ratio. You do...

Make any smaller volume in a 1+3 ratio. You do not have to make it all at once.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,869
Posted By skibeerr
Joe, you are not alone :D

Joe, you are not alone :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-27-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,241
Posted By skibeerr
I had the Twinmate and like LynnB the iso wheel...

I had the Twinmate and like LynnB the iso wheel gave me grief.

Finally I settled on a Sekonic L308-s,which is small enough and handles great.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-22-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 5,390
Posted By skibeerr
I have enjoyed all the VC lenses I owned and own....

I have enjoyed all the VC lenses I owned and own. Some of my favourite shots where made with his wides.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By skibeerr
Hi Frank, Have a go at drying fb on a window or...

Hi Frank,

Have a go at drying fb on a window or other flat glass, put it on wet and fix the edges with watercolour tape.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 6,487
Posted By skibeerr
Over the years I have made several donations to...

Over the years I have made several donations to Butkus.org as an appreciation for making my life so much easier.

Sites cost money to maintain.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-04-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 5,805
Posted By skibeerr
There is always time to buy gear, try to find a...

There is always time to buy gear, try to find a mentor first.

Getting a print is fairly easy, getting good prints with consistency an other matter al together. I have mucked around for ages without...
Forum: RFF News 02-01-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 9,337
Posted By skibeerr
Ask a Dane about Danish post. :bang:

Ask a Dane about Danish post. :bang:
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 01-31-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,589
Posted By skibeerr
I think you are right as the background stays the...

I think you are right as the background stays the same. He has to time the swing for exposure to but it seems doable. Tripod with pano head might help.
Forum: RFF News 01-31-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 9,337
Posted By skibeerr
A friend back in Antwerp works for COSCO. When...

A friend back in Antwerp works for COSCO. When his Chinese boss went to Hong Kong for a business trip he bought a Rolex.
He did not want to pay import taxes and vat so he decided to slip the watch on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2016
Replies: 92
Views: 5,927
Posted By skibeerr
Leica M7. It was a gift from my wife.

Leica M7.

It was a gift from my wife.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-27-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 9,392
Posted By skibeerr
Hi, I have and use the RB. It works well...

Hi, I have and use the RB. It works well handheld, I use the bracket, but never far from the car. I use 75mm and 127mm.

cheers,

Wim
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-23-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,556
Posted By skibeerr
Could be Roger was thinking in aperture stops. A...

Could be Roger was thinking in aperture stops. A normal mistake for a photographer :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-21-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 9,858
Posted By skibeerr
Konstantin, make use of the hurting australian...

Konstantin,

make use of the hurting australian dollar. Same value as Canadian but no Yanks sucking the used market dry.

Check out Ebay au and Gumtree Au
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-16-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 5,924
Posted By skibeerr
+1, I have no words for this.

+1, I have no words for this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2015
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,349
Posted By skibeerr
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8491/8299476677_396...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8491/8299476677_39610815a0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dDoZgt)Rockpool Taran (https://flic.kr/p/dDoZgt) by Mark (https://www.flickr.com/photos/overlycuriousbystander/), on...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-12-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 8,693
Posted By skibeerr
I am more fussed about safety than invasion of...

I am more fussed about safety than invasion of privacy.

For invasion of privacy, look here...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-10-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,389
Posted By skibeerr
Yes Joe, you want that Minolta CLE :angel:

Yes Joe, you want that Minolta CLE :angel:
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-05-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 4,588
Posted By skibeerr
Bimacon 80 will work for 6x4.5 and even 35mm,...

Bimacon 80 will work for 6x4.5 and even 35mm, because the condenser does not concentrate the light your enlarging times will be (a little) longer with the 80 for 6x4.5

I still have a m800 with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,543
Posted By skibeerr
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3137/2865664474_b7b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3137/2865664474_b7b41d5ee1_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5nehdb)(2 of 6) (https://flic.kr/p/5nehdb) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,543
Posted By skibeerr
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3187/2475867674_0de...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3187/2475867674_0de3a95e38_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4LMtcG)in progress (https://flic.kr/p/4LMtcG) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,543
Posted By skibeerr
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3052/2867667070_84e...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3052/2867667070_84e6819a8e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5npxvG)(1 of 9) (https://flic.kr/p/5npxvG) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,543
Posted By skibeerr
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2080/5824469021_0b3...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2080/5824469021_0b37f03e7b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9SFVHF)London rff 2011046 (https://flic.kr/p/9SFVHF) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,543
Posted By skibeerr
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3256/2881424483_f8e...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3256/2881424483_f8ec062ce8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5oC47t)(29 of 38) (https://flic.kr/p/5oC47t) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,543
Posted By skibeerr
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3137/2881512481_b4b...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,543
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https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3274/2876491942_6015f048f2_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5obLQE)(10 of 34) (https://flic.kr/p/5obLQE) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,543
Posted By skibeerr
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https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3032/2867679318_16c8a946e8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5npB9S)(7 of 9) (https://flic.kr/p/5npB9S) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on Flickr
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-03-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 4,588
Posted By skibeerr
Back in Belgium I was lucky to find a L900 with...

Back in Belgium I was lucky to find a L900 with all the bells and whistles. It proved to be an excellent enlarger, very sturdy and easy to use.

As stated before see it has the neg holders, light...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-24-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 3,960
Posted By skibeerr
Where Leica lost. UK roadsigns for traffic...

Where Leica lost.

UK roadsigns for traffic cameras depict a Hasselblad of sorts.


Do UK drivers get a nice 6x6 contact print with their...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,334
Posted By skibeerr
I now have a 40 year long career as a butcher and...

I now have a 40 year long career as a butcher and I have seen many cases of workers having to carry, to, heavy loads and work in unhealthy and dangerous conditions. Often forced to work 60 hour weeks...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-12-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By skibeerr
To have an exposure difference this big ,if it is...

To have an exposure difference this big ,if it is the shutter, you should be able to hear it.
Did you try dry firing at all the speeds?

Does it show in the negative to?

Wim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By skibeerr
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3032/2867679318_16c...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3032/2867679318_16c8a946e8.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5npB9S)(7 of 9) (https://flic.kr/p/5npB9S) by wim b (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wim_b/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By skibeerr
For me it would be very important if I would take...

For me it would be very important if I would take photo's when sea kayaking, but then I am always to engrossed in the sport to actually take any so I end up with the beach and camp photo's.
On my...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-04-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,008
Posted By skibeerr
50mm 1.5 nokton for me. I could never bind with...

50mm 1.5 nokton for me. I could never bind with the vc 40 and there is little space outside the frame lines.

If you want 35mm get a r2 a or m.
Forum: Travel 08-14-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 4,154
Posted By skibeerr
We were there in november and the temperature and...

We were there in november and the temperature and weather were beautiful.
Be prepared for rain.

Cheers,

Wim
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-08-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 4,907
Posted By skibeerr
From the way you portray this I don't feel a lot...

From the way you portray this I don't feel a lot of love.

A simple no would be enough for me.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-01-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 8,220
Posted By skibeerr
Nothing but good experiences sofar. I returned...

Nothing but good experiences sofar.

I returned one camera who had defects that weren't mentioned, the seller returned the money even before I shipped the camera.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-31-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 15,005
Posted By skibeerr
Still Domke 1" for smaller camera's and a very...

Still Domke 1" for smaller camera's and a very comfy optech for bigger ones.
On my Mamiya RB I use the original strap which is pretty good.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 07-18-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 6,844
Posted By skibeerr
Peak long mirror.

Peak long mirror.
Forum: Travel 07-15-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,996
Posted By skibeerr
I found one of the biggest charms of Japan the...

I found one of the biggest charms of Japan the total inability to communicate with words and the way people handled this.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-13-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 7,622
Posted By skibeerr
Well I quit smoking four months ago which leaves...

Well I quit smoking four months ago which leaves me with au $80 a week for film, chemicals and paper.

She'll be right mate.
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-11-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By skibeerr
A friend of mine has the Nikon AW1 and it seems...

A friend of mine has the Nikon AW1 and it seems to do a great job.
Interchangeable lenses and a bigger sensor.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-02-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 8,679
Posted By skibeerr
I have had a gs645 and a gs645 wide repaired by...

I have had a gs645 and a gs645 wide repaired by http://www.fototechnik-gerhardt.de

Both repairs where very good and done in a timely fashion. He also has parts.

This was 5 years ago so send him a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By skibeerr
Here in OZ it's all gas bbq, back in Belgium the...

Here in OZ it's all gas bbq, back in Belgium the majority is on charcoal.

I must say a wel executed charcoal grill beats gas any time, just a bit more of a hassle.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-27-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,668
Posted By skibeerr
Compelling and disturbing. Art does not easily...

Compelling and disturbing.

Art does not easily impress me but this, Yes.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-25-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 4,146
Posted By skibeerr
If you are patient a Konica Hexar af might pop up...

If you are patient a Konica Hexar af might pop up close to 200 euro.

Best travel camera I found sofar.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 11,889
Posted By skibeerr
I enjoy the Hipster culture in Melbourne. I...

I enjoy the Hipster culture in Melbourne.

I also enjoy watching the punters waiting at the stall in Vic Market while Hip Baristas perform the sacred coffee ritual.
Very slow but with so much...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 11,889
Posted By skibeerr
Hepcat comes from hepatitis, an affliction spread...

Hepcat comes from hepatitis, an affliction spread among heroin addicts by sharing needles.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2015
Replies: 176
Views: 19,579
Posted By skibeerr
Still 99.9% internet, bought a 3 roll pack of hp5...

Still 99.9% internet, bought a 3 roll pack of hp5 in a store in Adelaide for $24 which is dirt cheap for OZ.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-18-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 5,930
Posted By skibeerr
Very interesting, thank you for your effort.

Very interesting, thank you for your effort.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By skibeerr
Mine is a late number m7, and I also notice a...

Mine is a late number m7, and I also notice a crisper rf patch.
I can not recall ever having the flare problem with my m6 in real life, only when I provoked it after reading about it :rolleyes:
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-12-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,243
Posted By skibeerr
I really love those hats. Must have been a great...

I really love those hats. Must have been a great time.
My grandfather was young then, I remember him telling me he used to put a drop of petrol on his pocket handkerchief so girls would think he...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-10-2015
Replies: 222
Views: 20,732
Posted By skibeerr
I don't like 28mm, very personal I know. They...

I don't like 28mm, very personal I know.

They do seem to be, almost, getting a feel what the market wants.
How many more would be drooling if they put a 35mm f2 summicron on it instead of a 28mm...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-02-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 6,420
Posted By skibeerr
Here it...

Here it is,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvnaPZWrt9E

Also on

http://blanconegro.com.au/fine-print-darkroom/mural/

Problems you can get.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-02-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 6,420
Posted By skibeerr
In one of the James Nightway docco's you see his...

In one of the James Nightway docco's you see his printer developing large prints by rolling them in a trough like sink. I tried this in long flower pots, it works but being an amateur it was messy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-01-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,935
Posted By skibeerr
Yes Chris, in Melbourne they are rare as I found...

Yes Chris, in Melbourne they are rare as I found out.

Now I wonder was Seal here recently or was I the second customer asking for them in one year.

Serves me right for using an M7
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-01-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,935
Posted By skibeerr
Hey guys, I buy my batteries of the net, I just...

Hey guys,

I buy my batteries of the net, I just needed new ones pronto.

At $18 a piece it really hurt.

I feel Michaels portraits all that is wrong with Aussie retail. At least Cameraland is a real...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-30-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,935
Posted By skibeerr
Seal is buying up M7 batteries.

Yesterday I needed some batteries for my M7 real quick. So I went to Michaels in Melbourne the local 'Leica Boutique' and found they don't carry them :eek:

So I went to Cameralane in Little Bourke...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 4,010
Posted By skibeerr
My favourite and most used Leica lens was the...

My favourite and most used Leica lens was the Elmar-M 50mm 2.8

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3281/2866858207_643a74f7e3_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5nkp4M)(15 of 18) (https://flic.kr/p/5nkp4M) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 14,240
Posted By skibeerr
Some comfort for all you prof's I work with a...

Some comfort for all you prof's

I work with a guy who is typical of the less motivated student described above.
He is a genius of course.

He sells meat at the counter now.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-27-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By skibeerr
Well yes it is for sale but I leave for Belgium...

Well yes it is for sale but I leave for Belgium this sunday and will end it then.
If not sold I will go for the restoration. It is way to nice of a camera just to leave it like that.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-27-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By skibeerr
Repaint Autocord

I am selling an Autocord in the classifieds and intrest is so low I am considering doing a restoration myself.

The two things I want to do is repaint the flaking paint on the inside of the back and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 2,424
Posted By skibeerr
Is that the tape you use to make nice edges when...

Is that the tape you use to make nice edges when you paint.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-21-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,998
Posted By skibeerr
The prisms and mirrors do not sit between the...

The prisms and mirrors do not sit between the front and rear glass of the actual viewfinder.
You would only lose the ability to focus and gain nothing in viewfinder brightness.

Have a look at a...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-17-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,739
Posted By skibeerr
10# char...

10# char...
Forum: Travel 04-17-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,101
Posted By skibeerr
We decided, after our indenture in OZ, to go and...

We decided, after our indenture in OZ, to go and finish our active life in Belgium and retire to Portugal.

France is a good second though more expensive and we will be regarded as 'Les petit...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-16-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 9,739
Posted By skibeerr
You images are good and non exploiting. There is...

You images are good and non exploiting. There is a positive interaction between you and the persons in them.

Seriously Lukitas, relax and ignore the noise.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,389
Posted By skibeerr
You are lucky to have important rolls. My...

You are lucky to have important rolls.

My loading and unloading process is perfect, that's where it stops.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-13-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,487
Posted By skibeerr
#2 is the summicron based on color rendition and...

#2 is the summicron

based on color rendition and oof areas.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-13-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 4,041
Posted By skibeerr
I bought mine for $280 from a local site sold it...

I bought mine for $280 from a local site sold it later for about the same.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 6,462
Posted By skibeerr
For storing xtol I use the bags from 5 liter...

For storing xtol I use the bags from 5 liter water cartons. Easy to fill and with the cap back on squeezing the air out is a no brainer. You can either drink the water or use it to make your xtol.
I...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-09-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 5,168
Posted By skibeerr
How important is looks/style? If you don't want...

How important is looks/style?

If you don't want to maintain your status in Hipsterland a fannypack like the lowepro one with the shoulderstrap works for me. The weight is on your hips, I put mine...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-09-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,993
Posted By skibeerr
Wow, Watershed bags seem to be the bees knees. I...

Wow, Watershed bags seem to be the bees knees.

I am starting to save for one of those tapered flotation bags and one of the smaller bags.

I just finished the Bass Strait crossing and roll top Bags...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-08-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 14,845
Posted By skibeerr
+1 on the pentax P3n

+1 on the pentax P3n
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-08-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 14,845
Posted By skibeerr
For tripod work the Mamiya RB pro SD. The later...

For tripod work the Mamiya RB pro SD. The later lenses are superb and cheap.
To run around with Minolta x-500 and xd. Good body's with stellar lenses.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-06-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,993
Posted By skibeerr
Remember, waterproof bags will keep moisture...

Remember,

waterproof bags will keep moisture inside to, so in very humid conditions keep heaps of desiccant/silicagell in the bag to avoid mildew.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By skibeerr
I put my stubbies in a neoprene tube so it must...

I put my stubbies in a neoprene tube so it must be ok.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-07-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,730
Posted By skibeerr
Neither do I, my reels have a snug fit on the...

Neither do I, my reels have a snug fit on the axis. Patterson 2 reel tank.
Forum: Travel 03-05-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 5,441
Posted By skibeerr
Battlefields, tanks and planes, such glorious...

Battlefields, tanks and planes, such glorious things to see.

Visit the war cemeteries for a bit of reality, they put everything in perspective.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-05-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 11,206
Posted By skibeerr
Noisycheese, you are comparing professional...

Noisycheese, you are comparing professional mixers with a Kitchenaid.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-04-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 11,206
Posted By skibeerr
I love Leica M and it's glass but... No bigger...

I love Leica M and it's glass but...

No bigger company wants to touch m mount digital rf, shows how niche Leica is. If the numbers where there it would have happened.

So only one player sets the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-04-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 3,857
Posted By skibeerr
I'd rather you stick to bags Joe, it's a less...

I'd rather you stick to bags Joe, it's a less painful way to express yourself.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-04-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,730
Posted By skibeerr
Light leaks, when I see this vertical regular...

Light leaks,

when I see this vertical regular pattern my first question is, do you load from bulk?

Wim
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,560
Posted By skibeerr
You have got a dark room with a sink, that's more...

You have got a dark room with a sink, that's more than what 99% of us had when we started. These days you can get everything for a darkroom, developing and printing, for a song so why not give it a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 14,706
Posted By skibeerr
I just bought an Autocord CDS III a month ago...

I just bought an Autocord CDS III a month ago and must say it's a sweet camera.

Even though it will cost me a couple of hundred to get it in tip top shape again.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 14,706
Posted By skibeerr
You must mean Fuji, I have a sweet spot for...

You must mean Fuji, I have a sweet spot for them.

Most annoying to me, the lens shade and overall handling of the GW 690.
I have the 670 III version and would not miss it for the world.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-23-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,377
Posted By skibeerr
:p He is out there making money selling prints......

:p He is out there making money selling prints... I'd rather watch the classifieds :p
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-15-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 9,931
Posted By skibeerr
If he is dead there is no mention of it on his...

If he is dead there is no mention of it on his site.

http://www.certo6.com
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-15-2015
Replies: 187
Views: 19,992
Posted By skibeerr
Must have been a hundred years since I posted a...

Must have been a hundred years since I posted a photo :(

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3579/5824471421_088911686d_z.jpg 1024) {this.width=1024;this.alt='Click here to see a large version';}"...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-06-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,545
Posted By skibeerr
Your arguments are based on assumptions...

Your arguments are based on assumptions concerning price of development and production.

All I can say is that Leica takes the saying " Less is more" to new levels and more power to them,
I have lost...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-06-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,545
Posted By skibeerr
Of course, you are right. Get your Leica...

Of course, you are right.
Get your Leica restyled Panasonic or maybe even a Sony/Hasselblad.

Everybody does it Fuji x100 limited, Konica Hexar, Fuji Ga645, the list goes on.

I even put a cherry...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-06-2015
Replies: 260
Views: 57,673
Posted By skibeerr
Though the Twinmate is small I found it a bit...

Though the Twinmate is small I found it a bit fiddly and one way or another the iso settings always moved around.
I carried a Sekonic L398A Studio Deluxe Mk III around on treks and found it was easy...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,435
Posted By skibeerr
Yes, I would use it. Cheers, Wim

Yes, I would use it.

Cheers,

Wim
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-21-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By skibeerr
Totally unsexy as it is the Lowepro Edit 110...

Totally unsexy as it is the Lowepro Edit 110 works very well for me.

Cheap
Padded
Neck strap
Choice of full zip closure or velcro tab for quick access
Fits x100 with lens hood
3 little pockets for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By skibeerr
No, just with 120 film, Length matters :D

No, just with 120 film, Length matters :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By skibeerr
Very good condition indeed.

Has this Ebay seller any idea what he's writing?
Look at the fourth...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-30-2014
Replies: 115
Views: 19,614
Posted By skibeerr
It has been to long since I held one, from 2009 I...

It has been to long since I held one, from 2009 I think.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2742/4078925108_6acfff2efe_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7dryjY)Nijn617 (https://flic.kr/p/7dryjY) by wim_b...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-30-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By skibeerr
Do not buy old(er) paper from craigslists/ebay,...

Do not buy old(er) paper from craigslists/ebay, etc. however cheap it may be you will repay double in a longer learning curve dealing with fogged paper or not reaching maximum black.
Use fresh...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,610
Posted By skibeerr
I once had to have a M5 repaired after pulling...

I once had to have a M5 repaired after pulling the arm with my finger , so put a lens on it .

The arm is mechanical and will work without a battery, the actual meter uses the batterie.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,340
Posted By skibeerr
Hey Lukitas, ik heb nog een maat in Elsene, Eric...

Hey Lukitas, ik heb nog een maat in Elsene, Eric Corijn. Past helemaal in jullie straat.

En dedju ik mis het bier.


Wim
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-27-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 4,974
Posted By skibeerr
There's a pro here in Melbourne who uses an old...

There's a pro here in Melbourne who uses an old Durst 138 enlarger (8x10) to make slightly larger contacts for his clients. 35 shots per roll.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-19-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By skibeerr
I have a very sharp 60x50 hanging in my living...

I have a very sharp 60x50 hanging in my living room made with this camera, enlarged with a
Nikon-el 105mm.

I think the limit for me is the commercially available paper size.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-18-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 5,055
Posted By skibeerr
We have he'd no tv in 15 years. Now we have one...

We have he'd no tv in 15 years. Now we have one but no cable or antenna, we just watch movies on dvd.

I can do without internet for weeks on end, am pretty active now, and my mobile is an old brick.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 3,788
Posted By skibeerr
I had a good think about which gear gave me my...

I had a good think about which gear gave me my best work and "for now" I am sticking with that.
I have learned that compensating for my lack of talent by buying new stuff does not work and sucks the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-27-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 4,193
Posted By skibeerr
Does the Nokton cam bring up the 40mm frame lines...

Does the Nokton cam bring up the 40mm frame lines in the cl/cle ?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,358
Posted By skibeerr
There are some really good sellers with long...

There are some really good sellers with long standing, I do notice a lot of new ones.

I had to return a Fuji GS645 recently to one of those newish sellers, sold as mint but with sticking rangefinder...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-20-2014
Replies: 240
Views: 157,170
Posted By skibeerr
Belgian living in Australia.

Belgian living in Australia.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-28-2014
Replies: 2,231
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 248,367
Posted By skibeerr
Just ha d a fantastic buying experience with...

Just ha d a fantastic buying experience with Leigh Youdale.

Quick communication and perfect items.

Wim
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 3,944
Posted By skibeerr
+1 on the tele. About tethering camera to boat...

+1 on the tele.

About tethering camera to boat and /or roll top bag in cockpit. All fine on flat water, a couple of surf landings will show you the error here.

As the OP states that it will be on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-13-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 3,944
Posted By skibeerr
I can talk from experience on this as I am a OZ...

I can talk from experience on this as I am a OZ Sea Guide and UK BCU 4* leader in sea kayaking.


I would go with a waterproof digital and keep the Leica for the camp.


If you want to use the Leica...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-12-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,579
Posted By skibeerr
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3006/2470562452_15a...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3006/2470562452_15a03137a6_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4Ljh9m)Boattrip Ushuaia (https://flic.kr/p/4Ljh9m) by wim_b (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By skibeerr
You really don,t need the .85 , had one and sold...

You really don,t need the .85 , had one and sold it to go back to .72

50mm shooter myself.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-02-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 8,270
Posted By skibeerr
The essay is so light it is in it's right place,...

The essay is so light it is in it's right place, the cloud.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-23-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 5,456
Posted By skibeerr
I think toilet paper is like totally overrated.

I think toilet paper is like totally overrated.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-19-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By skibeerr
Could be the shutter travel timing, first and...

Could be the shutter travel timing, first and second curtain.

When I had this problem it was more a straight vertical line, but it did happen randomly.

A cla fixed the problem completely.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-30-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 12,589
Posted By skibeerr
For hiking, travel etc, definitively Bronica RF....

For hiking, travel etc, definitively Bronica RF. (the 100mm is a great portrait lens)

For all the rest Mamiya 7

Bear in mind that lenses end all the rest are much easier to find for the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-29-2013
Replies: 120
Views: 9,576
Posted By skibeerr
Once in Kyoto an Asian tourist with M9 and MP.

Once in Kyoto an Asian tourist with M9 and MP.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-29-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 308,361
Posted By skibeerr
Funny, I mentioned this to my wife, Phd...

Funny,
I mentioned this to my wife, Phd Psychology, and she confirms that in their research they use 24 as the cut off age for adolescence.

For my particular case 60 might be it, 52 now.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-27-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 7,684
Posted By skibeerr
No we don't. If you are running a business you...

No we don't.

If you are running a business you should.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,962
Posted By skibeerr
I have cleaned some lenses when I was younger...

I have cleaned some lenses when I was younger (about two years ago)
I went about it like this,

-blow of dirt.
-remove further dirt with a very soft brush.
-clean lens with a lint free paper cloth...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-26-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 8,289
Posted By skibeerr
It is Baldrick. :D

It is Baldrick. :D
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-21-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By skibeerr
The seller told me from now on he will only sell...

The seller told me from now on he will only sell to the US. He is selling about 10 more os these VC heads.

I was lucky.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-19-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By skibeerr
I am amazed how in these video's they just dial...

I am amazed how in these video's they just dial in the exposure and get perfect prints. :rolleyes:
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-19-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By skibeerr
HEADS UP LPL vcce head

A great chance to get a VCCE dichroic B&W head.

Fits on LPL 7700 and 6700XL also on the Saunders equals.

It has two filtrations,
for Ilford MG and the late Kodak papers. Agfa used the Kodak...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-19-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 7,147
Posted By skibeerr
Waste of a good back.

Waste of a good back.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-17-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 7,767
Posted By skibeerr
This thread could offer some relief from the film...

This thread could offer some relief from the film versus digital discussions.
We need some more fire though, pretty lame so far. :angel:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-17-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 4,628
Posted By skibeerr
I wish I could put my load out, I only have a...

I wish I could put my load out, I only have a point and shoot.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-17-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 9,363
Posted By skibeerr
Are they skinny jeans?

Are they skinny jeans?
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-15-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,280
Posted By skibeerr
Looks like harsh noon sun causing flare from the...

Looks like harsh noon sun causing flare from the reflexion on the car.

Do other photo's have the same problem?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-15-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 10,281
Posted By skibeerr
I know I am a dabbling dilettante at best and I...

I know I am a dabbling dilettante at best and I have only recently began to take the process of development and wet printing seriously, committing myself to the practise of patience and consistence...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-15-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 10,281
Posted By skibeerr
The article itself is a bit light, the work...

The article itself is a bit light, the work prints tell a better story.

On the whole I agree with Chris on this one, it is the end result that counts and the artists vision, even the visions of...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 09-12-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,182
Posted By skibeerr
" Is this sort of feature relegated to more...

" Is this sort of feature relegated to more advanced cameras?"


My fuji GW670 has this option.

Being colourblind helps of course. :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By skibeerr
Stop !!! ......down.

Stop !!! ......down.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2013
Replies: 8,807
Views: 859,349
Posted By skibeerr
VC head for my enlarger.

VC head for my enlarger.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-05-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,754
Posted By skibeerr
Did you notice how the group is compressed, with...

Did you notice how the group is compressed, with a 50 it would look different.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By skibeerr
:) not for me, seems fun though.

:) not for me, seems fun though.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,003
Posted By skibeerr
I got a headache looking at the picture.

I got a headache looking at the picture.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-29-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 4,641
Posted By skibeerr
As said before, waste a film and practice in...

As said before, waste a film and practice in daylight keep at it until you know you are comfortable with it, then load for real.
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