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Forum: Photography General Interest 02-01-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,514
Posted By Sega
Only really got rid of photos of ex's and stuff I...

Only really got rid of photos of ex's and stuff I didn't like but then I'm not really old enough to have amassed years and years and it could be 60+ years before I die of old age so who knows will be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,681
Posted By Sega
Ideal would be a manual digital RF where you...

Ideal would be a manual digital RF where you upgraded the parts, not the camera each time, naturally though from a business sense it would cause bankruptcy in months so I doubt it would happen.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Sega
Pretty intresting and I do hope they decide to...

Pretty intresting and I do hope they decide to show them to the world in full.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Sega
I must admit things in the last 20 years have...

I must admit things in the last 20 years have changed drastically, I'm not in the states but I remember in my Childhood (90's) and there used to be no empty shops and if you wanted something you went...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,462
Posted By Sega
Same thing I pretty much always use, my '67 Zorki...

Same thing I pretty much always use, my '67 Zorki 4 but I did try out the Jupiter 12 I got not long ago on a visit to Yarmouth befor Christmas, found the weight balance a bit annoying with the turret...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 12-29-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,370
Posted By Sega
It was on Petapixel a couple of months back as I...

It was on Petapixel a couple of months back as I was intrigued by it and found it a little odd they went with Zenit as that name was used for KMZs SLRs, the Rangefinders from there were generally...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 7,783
Posted By Sega
I've found them lurking in bags but I've never...

I've found them lurking in bags but I've never developed as I've always had to send mine out and been concerned knowing the area on what might lurk, mostly I just drill a hole in the spool and make a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,199
Posted By Sega
I'd like to visit as many places as I can before...

I'd like to visit as many places as I can before I kick it, drive something utterly innapropiate around the Nurburg ring, own a Leica Camera and a Tag Huer watch, own a Ferrari and a '59 Cadillac...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,709
Posted By Sega
I had an uncle who nearly had the same...

I had an uncle who nearly had the same experiance, used real candles with vintage paper decorations and his tree nearly went up.

Glad to hear you and your familiy are safe.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-26-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,534
Posted By Sega
I didn't want to pay the prices of a specialised...

I didn't want to pay the prices of a specialised bag so I made one using a basic day pack with inserts made using bits of other bags and jeans to make an accessory pouch in the front panel, I then...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,709
Posted By Sega
Snot a lot photography wise, mostly cocktail...

Snot a lot photography wise, mostly cocktail stuff bar a Zorki case thats not for a Zorki I own (My 1C fits in it fine though so may use it for that once I've treated it to stop strap snapping), I...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-24-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By Sega
It depends on how much they mean to you and price...

It depends on how much they mean to you and price to replace them.

My first Zorki 4 I'd probably spend on as it's sentimental to me but with the others I'd replace or try and fix myself as I can...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-23-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
I don't but a quick test on chromes translate and...

I don't but a quick test on chromes translate and it seems to work mostly bar where the text is classed as an image, I do need to brush up on my languages as they kind of went south when I was at...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-23-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
Thanks,I was frequently working in Luton until...

Thanks,I was frequently working in Luton until recently so I'll track them down as theres a Lab there I need to look into too.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-23-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
Thanks, they do look like a more affordable entry...

Thanks, they do look like a more affordable entry point too, my only worry would be size if my Zorki 1c is anything to go by as I have big hands.
Tech's I'll have to look up, not a great fan of...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-22-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
Thank you all, I'll look up what I can, I will...

Thank you all, I'll look up what I can, I will probably have to stick to the freebie stuff for now until I've got my back sorted out but theres plenty of time.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By Sega
Bit of an update, I got bought cool looking stick...

Bit of an update, I got bought cool looking stick and its helping me get about quite a bit.
The Jacket was bought in but strangely I noticed my leather jacket thats meant for a biker actually out...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-21-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
Thank you, by the sounds of things it's not far...

Thank you, by the sounds of things it's not far off BMW is with it's special edition parts, I do have on my side though my Father who's still an active engineer, it may be possible to create...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
That Camera is in part the reason the 4k is being...

That Camera is in part the reason the 4k is being altered slightly, I've got red pleather to be cut and go on and I'm making a fresh lever tab in wood to mimic a Mosin or AK stock, meds side effects...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
I was thinking more just it's maintainence than a...

I was thinking more just it's maintainence than a fixer upper like the 4k is, I'd be going dealer only with a Guarentee, I've got one that gets used gear in thats trustworthy near by but rarely gets...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
I've had one for nearly a decade and in the...

I've had one for nearly a decade and in the process of a Restomod on a 4K, I take my original '67 out more than any other camera and she's got the paint wear to prove it, I get on with it a lot...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
Funnily enough the Cars about to be pulled from...

Funnily enough the Cars about to be pulled from the road for a bit and she doesn't like me spending money on her and told me to try for a Leica again, she's a keeper if there ever was one.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
Thank you, I often come across guys like that in...

Thank you, I often come across guys like that in the car community and I'm a bit the same (I get a warm and fuzzy feeling when I overhear the purist rants about my M3s Retro racer sticker bombing),...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
I see what you mean about the page as it's mostly...

I see what you mean about the page as it's mostly missing, It's not nessacerliy the M2 that I'd go for, it was purely back then the first Leica I properly noticed and fell in love with since I took...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
Thank you, I'll have a look through.

Thank you, I'll have a look through.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By Sega
Leica learning material

Hello all, does anyone have some good reference points on learning about Leicas in general?

I have been wanting one for years and had years ago nearly saved enough for an M2 until an Ex drained my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Sega
These popped up in my Facebook feed and I'd love...

These popped up in my Facebook feed and I'd love one on the display shelves, they shot themselves in the foot though with the instructions as bar the custom dials (plain ones exist though) you can...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,411
Posted By Sega
Bribe Baristas to pop the link on the cups, will...

Bribe Baristas to pop the link on the cups, will spread like wildfire in no time
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-19-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By Sega
It's theraputic properties are the main reason I...

It's theraputic properties are the main reason I do it, I was in patchy employment when I started taking up photography fully and it took the edge off and made life a little easier to cope with.

For...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,411
Posted By Sega
Strange you should mention Ansel and Henri as...

Strange you should mention Ansel and Henri as I've been watching and reading about them whilst I've been off, I would have said David Bailey but only from my Dad taking the mick while I've been...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By Sega
Update, I did a stupid, I'd recorded it on my...

Update, I did a stupid, I'd recorded it on my TiVo box.

I just ran a check on the iPlayer site to see if I could help those who wish to see it but they have pulled it:bang:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-18-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 63,527
Posted By Sega
Does anyone have any good up to date UK...

Does anyone have any good up to date UK recommendations?

Had to buy last lot from either Ebay or Amazon as with Vista 200 pulled the Poundland well had ran dry, I've got a cassette loader so don't...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-18-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,629
Posted By Sega
Budget as in Camera that functions mostly like a...

Budget as in Camera that functions mostly like a fully manual Range finder, its similar with Cameras to the performance car world, the less is more models carry the heftier price tags.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 12-18-2018
Replies: 143
Views: 36,848
Posted By Sega
Theres a Nikon SLR in the new Aquaman movie, not...

Theres a Nikon SLR in the new Aquaman movie, not mega familiar with them so somone else will have to identify the model.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-18-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Sega
Intresting it looks so sharp as to look at you'd...

Intresting it looks so sharp as to look at you'd think it would be a bit naff as its very basic looking.

Only thing I can think of is to try an external VF, that might correct the Parallax problem...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-18-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,629
Posted By Sega
I don't hate digital at all. Photography for me...

I don't hate digital at all.

Photography for me has always been a means of stress release and an old Manual film Camera needs you to stop and think to capture the image, it cuts the world out for a...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-18-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By Sega
Not including Camera Phones, 4. 2 were AGFA 10mp...

Not including Camera Phones, 4.

2 were AGFA 10mp things I got as spares repairs to showcase models and sales stuff, one in silver and another in bright pink, silver had a busted screen and meant to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By Sega
I will have to look this up, keep meaning to go...

I will have to look this up, keep meaning to go back to the London Museum as well as last time was around 2011/2012 with part of it shut for exhibition work.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-18-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
It's its passing resemblance, I've been facinated...

It's its passing resemblance, I've been facinated by the Cuban revolution and Soviet Union for years (I do not however follow communisim) and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is set around the time of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-18-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Sega
It is sad to see him go, I came across his work...

It is sad to see him go, I came across his work through one of my other hobbies, his skill in model making would make a SFX guy weak at the knees and he always got the camera just right as if it was...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-17-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
That's the thing, it doesn't feel right to me for...

That's the thing, it doesn't feel right to me for something to sit untouched for so long, it's probably this thats made it feel a little stodgy on the shutter, I always feel like taking the Zorki out...
Forum: Off Topic 12-17-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By Sega
A list of what to look out for could be as long...

A list of what to look out for could be as long as your arm, if not longer though.

There are obvious things to avoid like the Nikai, Mintec fake SLR's or the Kodak oddities if you are looking at a...
Forum: Off Topic 12-16-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By Sega
A thrifters guide

I've popped this in off topic as it technically can apply to anything from Cameras to the humble toaster, for a long time I've operated by these rules for many of the collections I have and hopefully...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
I do generally preset after metering but...

I do generally preset after metering but sometimes I will want to change something on the fly like depth of field or exposure to get a couple of results to experiment with.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
I meant the Zorki, Potraits arent really my thing...

I meant the Zorki, Potraits arent really my thing bar the Mrs and the Pooch so wouldn't bother me too much in a way and if I knew the error I could either compensate or set one of the 3 bodies to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-16-2018
Replies: 5,585
Views: 960,229
Posted By Sega
Today its Dolce Gusto Cappucino with the Zorki 4...

Today its Dolce Gusto Cappucino with the Zorki 4 and Konica Pop, Friday it was 2 Desperados and a large Coke with the Zorki at the Red as I'm driven there.

I like a good coffee shop but mobility of...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
I'll have a look at it and see how its attached...

I'll have a look at it and see how its attached as I don't want to permenantly modfy it just incase I change my mind.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
The thing is I've never found my Zorki that bad,...

The thing is I've never found my Zorki that bad, I've had several Japanese SLR's and its slow speed seems to be close enough based on the negatives, only speed issue was the advance knob which I got...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
I've always been one to hate seeing things just...

I've always been one to hate seeing things just sit, thats probably why I'm getting mixed thoughts on it now.

My Zorki I use more than anything else, DSLR included, I think the only thing that would...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
I did think about trying another as I think that...

I did think about trying another as I think that ones a 79, I'd probably CLA it even if I did get rid of it as I have the time at the moment and it'll occupy me, to me though its never sounded all...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
I always use the lens barrel on it as that wheel...

I always use the lens barrel on it as that wheel does my finger tips after a while, not sure I want to jam it though incase I knacker it though.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
I might have a look at a Bessa R at somepoint, I...

I might have a look at a Bessa R at somepoint, I already have a few LTM russians for the Zorki (Keep meaning to track down a compatability list for it to find more).
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-15-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Sega
Can't make up my mind

Before I start this is not a for sale thread, please do not ask to buy it or swap for it.

A long time ago I bought this:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4906/31393167697_6aaf87b98f_z.jpg

Whilst not...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-15-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By Sega
I couldn't confirm but my 4s and 4K are like...

I couldn't confirm but my 4s and 4K are like that, plate of what feels like steel secured with screws and under that is the tension screws.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-15-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By Sega
Pretty much all of the Fed, Zorki and Zenit line...

Pretty much all of the Fed, Zorki and Zenit line use the same guts, taken from reverse engineering a Leica II, so it should be the same to adjust however disassembly can sometimes be different so...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-15-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By Sega
I have noticed that when searching for stuff,...

I have noticed that when searching for stuff, mostly seem to be selling out of eastarn europe and often they seem to get gaudy make overs as well but they must be selling as they keep doing it, I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,117
Posted By Sega
I'm pretty much stuck with one for my DSLR as...

I'm pretty much stuck with one for my DSLR as I've never got around to buying another lens for it, it did alright at the BMW festival and will probably be fine for basic stuff but I'd imagine my...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-14-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By Sega
As much as I love my Soviets, I'd rather get the...

As much as I love my Soviets, I'd rather get the Leica its copied from for that money.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-14-2018
Replies: 1,348
Views: 265,884
Posted By Sega
Hopefully this displays ok. Here's one of my...

Hopefully this displays ok.

Here's one of my Soviets, my original '67 Zorki 4 that started the obsession, strap is a Cultered Kiwi one as my old belt made one got tatty but the Lens cap is still the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-13-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 4,004
Posted By Sega
Sorry to be late to the party. While my...

Sorry to be late to the party.

While my preference has and still is using a RF, I've tended to get on with my OM10 better than most other SLR's to the point I occasionally switch to it when shooting...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 12-13-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,808
Posted By Sega
I get the glitch too where it flags the star as a...

I get the glitch too where it flags the star as a new post but its old, I think is just a bug in the software.

As for the CRT the resolution is too low for definate, chances are though just changing...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-13-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By Sega
When you say broken is it a case its stuck when...

When you say broken is it a case its stuck when you try to fire it, also is it a leaf style shutter?

Some times grease and debris can stick them and you may be able to free it up yourself with a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-13-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Sega
Thats not too bad, Google translate is a bit iffy...

Thats not too bad, Google translate is a bit iffy on the page so I may have to get help from my Aunt to figure out how to locate which ones I need, eu post rates are usually fairly good too.

Thank...
Forum: Lomography 12-12-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,048
Posted By Sega
I only got occasional toy style simple point and...

I only got occasional toy style simple point and shoots as a kid, only time I got something decentish was when I get taken to Florida.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Sega
Cheers, I need to get one of my notebooks out and...

Cheers, I need to get one of my notebooks out and start noting down sizes of things the projects use.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Sega
Have you got any recommended sellers?

Have you got any recommended sellers?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Sega
We basically have 2 widespread in the UK now,...

We basically have 2 widespread in the UK now, Wickes and B&Q, both sadly are naff for the smaller stuff (I even used to work in one years back), you get sort of the auto factor stores like Halfords...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Sega
Sadly not, I'm in the UK although you could call...

Sadly not, I'm in the UK although you could call my room a graveyard in a way, at one point there was 20+ Radios in it and 6 PC's in various states, I have cut way down since though.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Sega
I was into my R/C's in my teens but I have ran so...

I was into my R/C's in my teens but I have ran so low on storage I've had to purchase another Shed to put stuff in, you have reminded me though that I still have a laptop to gut and chuck.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Sega
You can really see the appeal of the colours in...

You can really see the appeal of the colours in those photos, unfortunately I wasn't quite 9 when I last saw Florida and the only Camera I had was a Praktica P&S with Kodak Gold and I was more...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2018
Replies: 8,958
Views: 874,959
Posted By Sega
Just been building my kit of late as Leica saving...

Just been building my kit of late as Leica saving is on hold again but lately I have bought another Konica Pop and a couple of books on photography including HCB's New Horizons.
About a month back I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 28,900
Posted By Sega
I've repaired one in the past using a dot of PVA...

I've repaired one in the past using a dot of PVA and a sharpie, I can't remember which Camera it was though, never got around to looking at one that snapped though to see if I could fix it (Black...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Sega
Where do people get their generic spares?

Contrary to my signiture I do try to avoid left overs but sometimes stuffs missing, specific parts can usually be sourced by searching but where to you get stuff like tiny screws and conventional...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By Sega
Thank you everyone for your replies. I am...

Thank you everyone for your replies.

I am pushing for Physio but the NHS being what it is it's not easy so far all they want to do is throw Tramadol and Diazapam at it in high doses, my parents took...
Forum: Travel 12-10-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,946
Posted By Sega
Don't have a currently useable photohost for my...

Don't have a currently useable photohost for my pics atm but heres an old one that the attachment thing likes, theres a lot more stickers now, wheels are different colour and theres added Carbon in...
Forum: Travel 12-10-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 8,047
Posted By Sega
I've long wanted to go Russia, Germany, Japan and...

I've long wanted to go Russia, Germany, Japan and Italy.

For Russia its the facination with the Former Soviet Union and the Cold war, I'm not old enough to have experianced it but still it intrigues...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By Sega
Yeah, I was reading through the changes he had...

Yeah, I was reading through the changes he had made to his kit, I can sort of carry a bag in my hands but I can't go shoulder or on my back, my Zorki is also still OK around my neck so I can kind of...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 12-10-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 4,718
Posted By Sega
There's a recent release on Netflix called...

There's a recent release on Netflix called Kodachrome with Ed Harris and Jason Sudeikis, it is a bit of a road trip movie but I found it pretty good and have watched it twice now.
Forum: Lomography 12-10-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,048
Posted By Sega
Most cheap cameras are like that, the Holga and...

Most cheap cameras are like that, the Holga and the Diana style Cameras were only ever intended a playthings for Children, not quite the quality of an old Kodak Box camera in some cases but a step up...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By Sega
I haven't but I will definately search for him,...

I haven't but I will definately search for him, thank you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By Sega
Shooting with Disability or injuries

Over a month ago now I did something to my back pulling a customers delivery up a hill and since then I've had a lot of difficulty moving, a 5 minute walk now takes 20 and crouching to get that shot...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-10-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,687
Posted By Sega
It'll be hit and miss but a lot of branded stuff...

It'll be hit and miss but a lot of branded stuff is most likely built in the same factory as the chinese/ no name stuff.

I used to see it a lot in car parts, oil was a brilliant one as people were...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-10-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 2,563
Posted By Sega
Article is a bit iffy but I have a feeling its to...

Article is a bit iffy but I have a feeling its to sensationalise it to get views.

From a business point of view I can understand discontinuation for the lower stuff as the consumer market has moved...
Forum: Yashica RF 12-10-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Sega
Thanks, I was having a word with my Dad about it...

Thanks, I was having a word with my Dad about it as he's an engineer, it may move but theres a possibility the metal will crack as its not 100% certainty of what it is, I could in theory get it a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-10-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By Sega
I regret not getting one now, those images are...

I regret not getting one now, those images are really sharp.
Forum: Lomography 12-09-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Sega
Sorry to add to this late but the asa/iso setting...

Sorry to add to this late but the asa/iso setting on a Zenit 11 based on what I could tell googling it only corresponds to its internal TTL light meter and does not have any effect on the camera...
Forum: Lomography 12-09-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,048
Posted By Sega
I had (may still have) one and did try to use it...

I had (may still have) one and did try to use it only for it to chew and destroy the film roll within seconds thanks to its 'Advanced motor drive' being built to the exact quality of what you would...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,973
Posted By Sega
I know this might sound backwards but why not...

I know this might sound backwards but why not just take a break?

Sometimes when you sit and think 'Oh I must do this' you can put too much pressure on yourself and take they joy and passion out of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 855
Posted By Sega
What about a Bridge Camera? Going by what I sold...

What about a Bridge Camera?

Going by what I sold my old Coolpix L810 for you could easily get one in that range and I got some really nice results from it and acctually miss it, even with a far...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,445
Posted By Sega
I've just always thought of it as just a way to...

I've just always thought of it as just a way to describe the syle of the thing that you are shooting, I mean you could call it Urban Landscape crossed with Portraiture photography if you wanted as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Sega
I've got several as theres a good reason my DSLR...

I've got several as theres a good reason my DSLR doesn't see as much use as its film counterparts.

Keep manual controls simple to get to, I don't want to do a series of clicks to get get the setting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 163
Views: 95,139
Posted By Sega
I need to dig out the scans of rotting camera...

I need to dig out the scans of rotting camera shop signage taken from around here (its a bit Lomography style as it was taken on a dying Zenit).

I still remember from my Childhood in the 90's seeing...
Forum: Yashica RF 12-09-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Sega
Round 2 of pics, it also wierdly started fireing...

Round 2 of pics, it also wierdly started fireing normally after playing about with it again so could be just deoxidisation on the contacts and lubrication needed service wise.
Need to track down some...
Forum: Yashica RF 12-09-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Sega
Thanks, I might have a crack at making something...

Thanks, I might have a crack at making something to do the adaption or a test bed atleast as theres no rush as I'm housebound at the moment.

I've attached some pictures of the poor thing, got a...
Forum: Yashica RF 12-09-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Sega
Is there a good tear down guide for an electro 35 GTN?

I was pondering this on taking the 4k apart.

Years back doing the usually ebay surfing you do when bored and I found a very very very beaten up Electro 35 that had been living in a garage for years,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-09-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,815
Posted By Sega
I've had piles of them over the years and can't...

I've had piles of them over the years and can't remember whats still there bar a couple but the 35mm I use the most is a Konica Pop as I can fit it in my pockets and its 80's styling appeals to me...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
Found the screw :D

Found the screw :D
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 79,799
Posted By Sega
Just used this, thank you for the how to.

Just used this, thank you for the how to.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
Sorry I got it wrong with the noise, you were...

Sorry I got it wrong with the noise, you were right though on Tension as I've just got in and adjusted it and 1/30 is back and some of the slacks gone, light seals were also rotten and had gummed a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
The thing is they both drive fine, speeds match...

The thing is they both drive fine, speeds match best I can tell to a healthy Camera without more specialist kit, even the slow ones, theres no hesitation on firing or when moving across until it...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
Thank you, I did have a read before to see if it...

Thank you, I did have a read before to see if it could help point to the cause.
I'll try adjusting the tentsion, could this be the cause for 1/30 acting like Bulb as well?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
Hopefully these work, the top 72 is the healthy,...

Hopefully these work, the top 72 is the healthy, the 75 is the 4k, you can just about see the slackness in the Cocked and Fired files, the Bulb stop is to show where 1st curtain stops
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
I'll only remove it if absolutely nessasary, as...

I'll only remove it if absolutely nessasary, as with all my vintage projects I don't like opening anything more than I have to to avoid damage to anything that has fatigued with age.

I've taken a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
Haven't touched it yet, just did a gentle clean...

Haven't touched it yet, just did a gentle clean and oil without disassembly to try and access its condition.
Only adjustments so far was the mirror as it was quite far out and I only did that via the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,677
Posted By Sega
Nice work on the mod, did you get the skin pre...

Nice work on the mod, did you get the skin pre cut or did you make a template using the old one?
I'm tempted to do this as I'm forever matching stuff to my other big passion which is my '02 BMW M3...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
The Curtain definately releases, both move...

The Curtain definately releases, both move normally but 1st stops just a few mm short and the second meets it as it would if it had gone all the way, no gaps, and if you gently push they will go past...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
Thats the thing, will parts be needed? It's...

Thats the thing, will parts be needed?

It's behaviour does not match what I can find as technically it works, the slow speed mech winds and seems to keep rough time on everything bar 1/30, the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-07-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By Sega
A 4k being a bit of a strange one

Hopefully some more experianced brains can help me on this one as it doesn't quite seem to match the stickies and googling a solution acctually bought me here.

Due to an injury I've had a little...
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