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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 139
Views: 4,573
Posted By Austintatious
This was made with a Nikon N80 and the 28-80G kit...

This was made with a Nikon N80 and the 28-80G kit lens. I have it framed.

https://live.staticflickr.com/6055/6319767480_b26e2c726f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aCssGh)Salida Church Bell...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 822
Posted By Austintatious
I recommend a book on this topic: The Way Home;...

I recommend a book on this topic:
The Way Home; Tales from a life without technology

by Mark Boyle
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-08-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By Austintatious
They are nice little cameras.I was gifted one in...

They are nice little cameras.I was gifted one in an RFF Christmas giveaway. I love it!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 691
Posted By Austintatious
I too look at review sites until I have a dizzy...

I too look at review sites until I have a dizzy head from it. I seem to have more trust in looking for user reviews on various forums like RFF and others. These reviews seem to be more real world...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-30-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By Austintatious
I have the "cousins" of the Leica camera and lens...

I have the "cousins" of the Leica camera and lens you have. The Minolta XD-11 and the Minolta version of the 35-70 f3.5 lens. Both for just under $200. Very happy with the results from this camera.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-28-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By Austintatious
The endangered honey...

The endangered honey bee.

https://live.staticflickr.com/95/265133559_057ed2233c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pqSYg)Honey Bee#1 (https://flic.kr/p/pqSYg) by Carlos Yashinon...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2019
Replies: 80
Views: 2,322
Posted By Austintatious
The spirit of 1776, The fourth of July, Yankee...

The spirit of 1776, The fourth of July, Yankee Doodle, Independence.

https://live.staticflickr.com/2912/14574791555_e2d83a5a0f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ocVBKz)Independance Drummers...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-26-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,284
Posted By Austintatious
I had this same experience when I was there years...

I had this same experience when I was there years ago. No lens can do the place justice.
Really liked the north rim as the south is just too crowded these days.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-25-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Austintatious
I have one in my Rolleicord as well. It is night...

I have one in my Rolleicord as well. It is night and day improvement.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Austintatious
I read that this is a new Federal regulation. If...

I read that this is a new Federal regulation. If you have a balance you can have them send you a check for a fee or they will send it to your bank for no fee. (I won't give them my bank account...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-17-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Austintatious
This may be of some help to...

This may be of some help to you:

https://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/companies/nikon/htmls/models/specroomy2k/f80/index1.htm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,145
Posted By Austintatious
Fulton Harbor, Rockport...

Fulton Harbor, Rockport Texas

https://live.staticflickr.com/3803/12825950714_56c86dac49_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/kxomih)Fulton Harbor Sunrise (https://flic.kr/p/kxomih) by Carlos Yashinon...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-05-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By Austintatious
This year I'm using a NEX6 with a black Jupiter 8...

This year I'm using a NEX6 with a black Jupiter 8 lens.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47731710782_236f881f6c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fHTuEJ)Antique Farm Equipment (https://flic.kr/p/2fHTuEJ)...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 05-03-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 4,289
Posted By Austintatious
I gave this a try with my Sony NEX6. It is kind'a...

I gave this a try with my Sony NEX6. It is kind'a fun :D
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33889678808_db3f9ab0f6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TCHsP3)Pike's Peak Pano (https://flic.kr/p/TCHsP3) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2019
Replies: 80
Views: 2,322
Posted By Austintatious
Pike's Peak & Garden of The...

Pike's Peak & Garden of The Gods.
https://live.staticflickr.com/4838/44761698440_74e92a2e9e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bcrpto)Pikes Peak beyond the Garden of The Gods (https://flic.kr/p/2bcrpto) by...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-02-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By Austintatious
You need a Kiev in RED Komrad...

You need a Kiev in RED Komrad !

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46840511855_142d1d7327_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2en8SgZ)Kiev 4AM in Red Reptile with Jupiter 12 (https://flic.kr/p/2en8SgZ) by...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Austintatious
[QUOTEJon Goodman sells pre-cut foam kits for...

[QUOTEJon Goodman sells pre-cut foam kits for lots of cameras. Last time I bought a XA3 kit it was $9. That came with full directions for installation and I think also how to remove the top to clean...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By Austintatious
All you need is the body. This camera will manual...

All you need is the body. This camera will manual focus F mount glass.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By Austintatious
Examples from the N70...

Examples from the N70 (F70)

https://live.staticflickr.com/5183/5610670080_baa8c6be8e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9xN9K3)Pennybacker-wide (https://flic.kr/p/9xN9K3) by Carlos Yashinon...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By Austintatious
I have been doing this the easy way. Picked up a...

I have been doing this the easy way.
Picked up a Nikon N70 with databack. It comes with the shutter blinds to make a panorama shot. When using the feature there are frame lines that light up in the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-05-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 1,143
Posted By Austintatious
This I can no longer even log in to my flickr...

This
I can no longer even log in to my flickr account due to not using an "updated" browser for the best experience. I have to use my newer computer to see it. My other is so old it can not be...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-02-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Austintatious
There is a lot of info on the web on these...

There is a lot of info on the web on these cameras and the battery issues.Here are...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By Austintatious
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1135/548870020_e438...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1135/548870020_e438471087_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Qv6Wd)Loop 1 @ 5 oclock. (https://flic.kr/p/Qv6Wd) by Carlos Yashinon (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,257
Posted By Austintatious
We all know that in a shopping mall like this, we...

We all know that in a shopping mall like this, we are all being photographed without our permission by the security cameras on the property. They can do it but we can not ?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-25-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 7,066
Posted By Austintatious
I made this image with an Industar 61LD converted...

I made this image with an Industar 61LD converted to Kiev/Contax mount for the Sony E mount.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4891/46743913544_01248344f7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2edALXS)The Dude...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-17-2019
Replies: 304
Views: 33,468
Posted By Austintatious
Fourth of...

Fourth of July

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2912/14574791555_e2d83a5a0f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ocVBKz)Independance Drummers (https://flic.kr/p/ocVBKz) by Carlos Yashinon...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2019
Replies: 139
Views: 4,573
Posted By Austintatious
I have been on this road a while now. Heading for...

I have been on this road a while now. Heading for the big six-five, the number of keepers with my manual focus classic SLR's has gone down a bit. Auto focus is now my friend :D
Had a Nikon N65 and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2019
Replies: 601
Views: 51,135
Posted By Austintatious
Smoky in Austin Texas using Minolta Maxxum with...

Smoky in Austin Texas using Minolta Maxxum with 35-70 f4 zoom. Fuji Superia 200
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5347/7417246198_a64984a18f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cirjT9)Smoky & Harmonica...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2019
Replies: 479
Views: 46,164
Posted By Austintatious
Sorry We're Stoned

A "pot" shop in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Sony NEX6
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,314
Posted By Austintatious
This is wonderful ! Perhaps there is still...

This is wonderful !
Perhaps there is still hope.
Thank you for posting this.:D
Forum: RFF News 02-18-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Austintatious
This is a very cool project ! I wish there was an...

This is a very cool project !
I wish there was an inexpensive way to send cameras to them. If they are a nonprofit then people could get a tax deduction for the donation of cameras. There must be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,041
Posted By Austintatious
I will be visiting my identical twin...

I will be visiting my identical twin granddaughters in Texas next month. I will take no film.
Planning to take one carry on bag and one small camera bag with a NEX 6. I will add the 18-55 zoom and a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,041
Posted By Austintatious
Ahhh... you need visit from Marie Kondo :D

Ahhh... you need visit from Marie Kondo :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,041
Posted By Austintatious
I really like the Panasonic LX-5 as a travel...

I really like the Panasonic LX-5 as a travel camera. I have the EVF that slides into the hot shoe of the camera. Great image quality and very capable and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Austintatious
I recently sold six various point & shoot cameras...

I recently sold six various point & shoot cameras (including a Yashica T4 Super) and also
a black paint Pentax Spotmatic II and a Minolta XE-7 body. I am investing in Nikon DSLR
gear. As I get on in...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By Austintatious
All the 5Ds I have seen are north of $300USD....

All the 5Ds I have seen are north of $300USD. Body only. Might need to add to what he got on Ebay for the D700.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-26-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,514
Posted By Austintatious
David, they really do look very close in form...

David, they really do look very close in form factor. I know the quality and engineering are quite different. I did have my blue FED II CLA'd after I got it. Not a Leica, but it is very smooth and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-26-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,514
Posted By Austintatious
This Ruski clone helped to scratch my itch...

This Ruski clone helped to scratch my itch !

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4044/4465857204_0891ed177c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7NCFL1)FED II & I 22 Collapsible lens (https://flic.kr/p/7NCFL1) by...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 3,071
Posted By Austintatious
These are now fetching from $80.00 to $100.00 USD...

These are now fetching from $80.00 to $100.00 USD on Flea-bay. A bit more than the OP
wanted to go.
It seems that most film cameras have taken a price hike recently on that site :(
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-21-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 3,071
Posted By Austintatious
Just before Christmas I sold about six of the...

Just before Christmas I sold about six of the type of point and shoot you are looking for.
Wish I would have known. I also sold a Spotmatic SPII with a Vivitar 28mm f2.8. All were within your price...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-13-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 13,281
Posted By Austintatious
I have had and sold both cameras now. I think...

I have had and sold both cameras now. I think that they are pretty darn close.

Yashica T3

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2340/2129192673_3de20378e8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4f9ENv)Texas Top Hands...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-02-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By Austintatious
They use a Bay 1 or B-30 lens cap or lens hood....

They use a Bay 1 or B-30 lens cap or lens hood. There are lots of them out there for between $10 and $80. They are nice cameras.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-22-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Austintatious
Nick, if you are referring to the Nikon 70-210...

Nick,
if you are referring to the Nikon 70-210 f4-5.6 (don't know of a 3.5-5.6) I have one as well. Really nice D lens for a song. Also just picked up a 28-105 f3.5-4.5 D macro lens.
Also a nice...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,556
Posted By Austintatious
Scroll down to Nikon D700 to see average shutter...

Scroll down to Nikon D700 to see average shutter life.

http://olegkikin.com/shutterlife/sitemap.php
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-10-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Austintatious
Robert, I have one I'm willing to let go of. PM...

Robert, I have one I'm willing to let go of. PM me if your interested. Everything but the meter is working. I use a hand held.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1288/898388230_0ae6456a00_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-09-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 814
Posted By Austintatious
Take a look at usedphotopro.com or mpb.com for...

Take a look at usedphotopro.com or mpb.com for used gear. Comes with a short warranty.
You can pick up a Nikon D50 for about what you want to spend. The have a motor and can focus older D Nikon...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-05-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,507
Posted By Austintatious
I have a nice example in black. Have not used it...

I have a nice example in black. Have not used it in a while. Too nice not to be used.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7186/6801884234_29c88754d5_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bn4rd7)
Konica C35 Automatic &...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-05-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 1,937
Posted By Austintatious
Vivitar Wide &...

Vivitar Wide & Slim
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3471/3713345495_df4148b2ba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6E8Sfc)Days gone buy #3 (https://flic.kr/p/6E8Sfc) by Carlos Yashinon...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 6,664
Posted By Austintatious
Yes, That would be around $770.00 in USD and a...

Yes, That would be around $770.00 in USD and a bit more that I can spend on a pension:D
I need to stay at or under &500 if I can. The $350 to $400 ones have well beyond the limit of 150 thousand...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-22-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 6,664
Posted By Austintatious
The "cheap" ones seem to have over 200 thousand...

The "cheap" ones seem to have over 200 thousand shutter count on 'em. For one under 100 thousand they are asking more than $500 USD. I've seen some @ $1000 on evil bay.

I have bought several items...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-21-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 6,664
Posted By Austintatious
I would like to go there if I can swing it. I...

I would like to go there if I can swing it. I don't do video, but if I need it I have a Sony NEX 6 that would do in a pinch as well as the old cell phone. I've heard so much good about the D700, it's...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-21-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 6,664
Posted By Austintatious
I have some. Can cover from 28 to 210 in zoom and...

I have some. Can cover from 28 to 210 in zoom and I have the 50 F1.8. So I have a start.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-21-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 6,664
Posted By Austintatious
So ten years after the release.... are folks...

So ten years after the release.... are folks still holding the D700 in high regard ?
I want to update my D50 and have around $500 I can spend. Most of the D700s I see are fetching that and more...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-09-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By Austintatious
Yep ! I have the book (Drive by Shooting) and...

Yep ! I have the book (Drive by Shooting) and have owned Yashica T2, T3 and still have a T4.
They are nice little point and shoot cameras.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 1,950
Posted By Austintatious
I have a NEX 6 for mirrorless photography. I use...

I have a NEX 6 for mirrorless photography. I use several adaptors for classic manual focus lenses.
M42 for Pentax Tackumars and others.
Minolta MD for my Rokkors
Contax/Yashica for mostly Yashica...
Forum: Travel 08-17-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By Austintatious
I will also recommend Victoria. Nice architecture...

I will also recommend Victoria. Nice architecture and great food there.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-10-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2,657
Posted By Austintatious
Good stuff here ! Thanks for the update Cassel.

Good stuff here !
Thanks for the update Cassel.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-22-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By Austintatious
This may be worth a...

This may be worth a read.
https://www.shutterbug.com/content/classic-cameras-minolta’s-xd-11-wait-’til-you-see-how-good-you-can-be-minolta
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-21-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By Austintatious
Try John Titterington [email protected] I have an...

Try John Titterington
[email protected]

I have an XD-11 and an XE-7 & a box of Rokkors that I really should use more .
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-11-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Austintatious
A very cool find indeed ! Hope you enjoy the...

A very cool find indeed !
Hope you enjoy the camera.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By Austintatious
I prefer walkable cities with good public...

I prefer walkable cities with good public transportation. Vancouver is great. Seattle and San Francisco are also very nice. (great food as well) The photo destination on my bucket list is Cuba....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-03-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,190
Posted By Austintatious
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6222/6319868492_bbf...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6222/6319868492_bbf5220b55_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aCsYHS)Tin Cup Colorado (https://flic.kr/p/aCsYHS) by Carlos Yashinon (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-28-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,190
Posted By Austintatious
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8197/8219637120_f42...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8197/8219637120_f421ff006c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dwkMKo)Ask For It ! (https://flic.kr/p/dwkMKo) by Carlos Yashinon (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-27-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 11,776
Posted By Austintatious
Seems it is well liked by many here.

Seems it is well liked by many here.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-22-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Austintatious
It seems that High Sierra does not play well with...

It seems that High Sierra does not play well with Epson. There is another thread in this subform about it. Folks have gotten around it using Vuescan. Some of the reviews for it were troublesome. I...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-21-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Austintatious
Downloaded from the Epson site for 3170 for Mack...

Downloaded from the Epson site for 3170 for Mack OS 10.13.2. Install says it was a success.
Can not find it in my applications folder. ??
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-21-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Austintatious
Epson 3170 and Mac 10.13.2

Does anyone know if the trusty 3170 is supported on High Sierra 10.13.2 ?
I went to the Epson site and installed the driver but I can not get the 3170 running.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,367
Posted By Austintatious
Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump sums it up...

Stupid is as stupid does.
Forrest Gump sums it up on this one.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-12-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By Austintatious
My wife and I bought a home near Old North End...

My wife and I bought a home near Old North End and have retired here. She was born in Denver and has family on the western slope. We are renovating the place now.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-11-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By Austintatious
Mark did a Rolleicord cla for me. Very happy with...

Mark did a Rolleicord cla for me. Very happy with the work and reasonable fee.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-07-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 3,028
Posted By Austintatious
You might take a look at the Sony NEX 6 or the...

You might take a look at the Sony NEX 6 or the NEX 7 also. I think they check the boxes on your list of wants at a reasonable price. Lots of glass to choose from out there too.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-05-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By Austintatious
I think the larger consideration is that the...

I think the larger consideration is that the Nikon has a 28mm lens. Otherwise I'm not sure you will see all that much difference in image quality between the two cameras.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-13-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,552
Posted By Austintatious
Just beautiful Andrew! I really have GAS for a...

Just beautiful Andrew! I really have GAS for a Fuji 6x9 or maybe a 645 as they get a few extra frames per roll.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-19-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,473
Posted By Austintatious
How about an Argus 40...

How about an Argus 40 ?

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5272/5843382223_dcc61210e8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9UmRXn)argus 40 (https://flic.kr/p/9UmRXn) by Carlos Yashinon...
Forum: Yashica RF 07-07-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Austintatious
Russ, I think you did three cameras for me,...

Russ, I think you did three cameras for me, always first rate work ! Thanks so much for your years of service to this community.

Charles
Forum: Travel 03-31-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Austintatious
+1 I would tarvel light. Your 35mm kit will do...

+1
I would tarvel light. Your 35mm kit will do you fine. Unless you are driving all the way,
it is no fun going through TSA with all that gear !
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By Austintatious
Is there anyone documenting the social changes...

Is there anyone documenting the social changes happening today, the way Dorothea did in her day ? I think we really need someone to hold up a mirror for all to be informed of the state we are now in.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-28-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 21,680
Posted By Austintatious
Same camera. I have the LX-5 & I love it, but now...

Same camera. I have the LX-5 & I love it, but now I have GAS for the LX-100 !!

https://blog.mingthein.com/2014/11/12/opinion-review-the-panasonic-lx100-leica-d-lux-109/
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-12-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3,530
Posted By Austintatious
That lens on the L35AF must be pretty good !...

That lens on the L35AF must be pretty good ! There is one on the bay for $195.00 !!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/142233269085?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 6,335
Posted By Austintatious
Both are great cameras. I no longer own a canon,...

Both are great cameras. I no longer own a canon, but there are lots of good Minolta MF
X bodies out there. I have three. XD 11, XE 7 and an SR T 102. The Rokkor glass is superb and at a reasonable...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-10-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,258
Posted By Austintatious
Perhaps some sort of reflection from the super...

Perhaps some sort of reflection from the super scope ? I have never encountered this problem before on my T4's.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-13-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,198
Posted By Austintatious
Now thats what I'm talk'n about !

Now thats what I'm talk'n about !
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-12-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,198
Posted By Austintatious
I don't own one (yet) but I do have GAS for one...

I don't own one (yet) but I do have GAS for one :D
How about posting some Fuji porn ?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-18-2016
Replies: 130
Views: 14,089
Posted By Austintatious
The N80 and 28-80 do make a nice walk about...

The N80 and 28-80 do make a nice walk about kit.

https://c7.staticflickr.com/7/6036/6319766374_51c591e451_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aCssnd)Street Musician (https://flic.kr/p/aCssnd) by Carlos...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-08-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By Austintatious
Phil, We would love to see your test images, and...

Phil,
We would love to see your test images, and maybe a wee bit a camera porn :D

So happy that you finally got the Nikon.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-04-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By Austintatious
Very well done images Lukitas. It does seem to...

Very well done images Lukitas. It does seem to love faces !
I use one (black version) on a NEX 6 as well as a FED II. Quite happy with the performance it gives me.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-12-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By Austintatious
Phil, A couple of nice little Nikons you you...

Phil,

A couple of nice little Nikons you you have there. Long may they serve you :D
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-19-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,042
Posted By Austintatious
This is what I would consider for her, Panasonic...

This is what I would consider for her, Panasonic LX 100.
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=149819
Nice little "real" camera. Smartphones may have cameras, but it is not the same...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-03-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,313
Posted By Austintatious
The Mamiya 645 1000 does not have a removeable...

The Mamiya 645 1000 does not have a removeable back, but a film insert, 120 or 220.
While these are really nice cameras, they are a bit heavy in use. You may find a TLR
somewhat more portable.
Forum: Travel 02-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By Austintatious
Don't forget Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center...

Don't forget Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and Texas bluebonnets.... Everywhere !

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5162/5211248713_ce2e0ac3c6_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8Wv1FK)Bluebonnets & Rust...
Forum: Travel 02-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By Austintatious
Antone's is ! http://www.antonesnightclub.com/

Antone's is !
http://www.antonesnightclub.com/
Forum: Travel 02-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By Austintatious
There are some nice urban subjects and many rural...

There are some nice urban subjects and many rural subjects within a short drive. Here is a link to the Austin flickr photo pool for your review. https://www.flickr.com/groups/austintx/pool/

Should...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-11-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 2,778
Posted By Austintatious
Good stuff here Phil ! Number four is very nice...

Good stuff here Phil ! Number four is very nice indeed :D
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-09-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,490
Posted By Austintatious
A couple of years back, I was gifted on here on...

A couple of years back, I was gifted on here on RFF in our Christmas giveaway. Love it !

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7184/6913454701_3250c39155_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bwVgdR)Nikon L35AF &...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-03-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By Austintatious
Fedka is great to deal with. Also has a return...

Fedka is great to deal with. Also has a return policy if you are not happy.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-02-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Austintatious
Sounds like a very cool kit. As for the 645...

Sounds like a very cool kit. As for the 645 format, it is almost the same ratio as a 35mm
film negitive, 3x2. I have a good old Mamiya 6451000 I should use more often, but it is
such a BEAST :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-19-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By Austintatious
I bought an N65 for the same reason. That is a...

I bought an N65 for the same reason. That is a sweet little kit zoom ! Now on my N80.
Sold the N65 to a sutdent for what I paid, got the zoom for the effort :D
Forum: Yashica RF 01-12-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,676
Posted By Austintatious
This is a fellow RFF member and he does a great...

This is a fellow RFF member and he does a great job ! I have had three camera he cla'ed.

Contact Russ at..http://www.camerarefurb.com/
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-08-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By Austintatious
Here is a link to Jon Goodmans seal replacement...

Here is a link to Jon Goodmans seal replacement page. It should help.

http://www.kyphoto.com/classics/sealreplacement.html
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,423
Posted By Austintatious
Take a look at KEH cyber Monday discounts. They...

Take a look at KEH cyber Monday discounts. They had one of each this afternoon.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,423
Posted By Austintatious
If it matters to you, the top shutter speed on a...

If it matters to you, the top shutter speed on a N80 is 4000. The N90s is 8000. Another difference is the N80 can take an old fashioned cable release , the N90 is eletronic release. I have the N80...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-23-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,660
Posted By Austintatious
Dan, You Sir, are living the "Dream" ! Wonderful...

Dan,

You Sir, are living the "Dream" !
Wonderful images here. Love your work.

Charles
Forum: Yashica RF 08-05-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 7,368
Posted By Austintatious
Phil, Best of luck with the CC and Happy...

Phil,

Best of luck with the CC and Happy Shooting :D

Charles
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-02-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,330
Posted By Austintatious
I will second that ! The XE-7 wind on is like...

I will second that ! The XE-7 wind on is like butter and the camera is a pleasure to use.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-11-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By Austintatious
Phil, The Dyxum site has some very detailed lens...

Phil,
The Dyxum site has some very detailed lens reviews on old Maxxum AF lenses A search here could give you more info on these various units. The 35-70 F4 is very nice as well as the "beer can"...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-04-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Austintatious
Post your 4th of July photos !

Old, but has the spirit of the day !

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2912/14574791555_e2d83a5a0f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ocVBKz)Independance Drummers (https://flic.kr/p/ocVBKz) by Carlos Yashinon...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-02-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,923
Posted By Austintatious
Check out the Panasonic FZ super zoom series of...

Check out the Panasonic FZ super zoom series of cameras. Great image quality and no lenses to change out. Something like 28 to 400mm zoom. The FZ150 was very popular.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-23-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 6,825
Posted By Austintatious
The back on my R has never cracked, but did...

The back on my R has never cracked, but did become sticky. I used ethyl alcohol and a lot of "elbow greese" to clean it up. Not as pretty now, but no longer sticky. Goes along with the paint loss...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-07-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 8,125
Posted By Austintatious
I also got a Yashica T4 at a yard sale. It was...

I also got a Yashica T4 at a yard sale. It was only a dollar for the silver version.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-25-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 13,582
Posted By Austintatious
I found a Chinon Memotron CE3 that works for me....

I found a Chinon Memotron CE3 that works for me. M42, Split screen focus, 1/1000 of a second, and AE setting that works pretty well. Very reasonable.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-23-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,987
Posted By Austintatious
A Panasonic GF-1 or an Olympus Pen. With some...

A Panasonic GF-1 or an Olympus Pen. With some luck ,can be found in your price range.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-21-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 14,842
Posted By Austintatious
I picked up an N70 with the data back for a...

I picked up an N70 with the data back for a tenspot. This model has the
"panorama" switch on the back. I pair it with a 28mm and call it a poor man's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 14,842
Posted By Austintatious
You mean like this...

You mean like this ?

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7184/6913454701_3250c39155.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6913454701/)
Nikon L35AF & vented hood...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-12-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By Austintatious
From what I read on the interwebbs, the D-Lux 5...

From what I read on the interwebbs, the D-Lux 5 is almost identical to the Panasonic
Lumix LX-5. That is the one I bought and I will not sell it either. Great little camera!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-02-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By Austintatious
Here is some...

Here is some info:

http://www.thecamerasite.net/02_Rangefinders/Pages/minoltaaf.htm

Lots of images on Flickr:

https://www.flickr.com/search/?q=minolta%20AF-c
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-02-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By Austintatious
I have a Minolta AF-C. Green means focus. They...

I have a Minolta AF-C. Green means focus. They are nice little shooters :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-07-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 4,498
Posted By Austintatious
Nikon D50 and 18-55 kit...

Nikon D50 and 18-55 kit lens.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7075/7317639106_2615035136_c.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/7317639106/)
Pick"n fer Supper...
Forum: Olympus RF 02-21-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 9,461
Posted By Austintatious
Way to go redimp ! Nice save on a good little...

Way to go redimp ! Nice save on a good little shooter. Welcome to RFF. Reminds me, I
have not used my XA in years. Need to take it out for a spin coming up. :D
Looking forward to seeing your results...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-07-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,367
Posted By Austintatious
I have done business with Matt as well, wonderful...

I have done business with Matt as well, wonderful place with honest deals and service.
Lots of good used gear there, digital or film. They process film in house !

Charles
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-04-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,904
Posted By Austintatious
Minolta fan for years now. Three manual focus...

Minolta fan for years now. Three manual focus bodies, seven primes and three zooms.
Just got a NEX 6 and MD-NEX Fotodiox adaptor. Let the fun continue :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2014
Replies: 727
Views: 149,356
Posted By Austintatious
Howdy from Austin Greg and welcome to RFF ! I...

Howdy from Austin Greg and welcome to RFF !
I have a couple of cameras that Greg has given an overhaul. He does first class work.
As for Rokkor glass, I will soon be able to get double duty from...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-19-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,503
Posted By Austintatious
I have a Tower Reflex. Made in Japan, a rebadged...

I have a Tower Reflex. Made in Japan, a rebadged Walzflex. Much like a Yashica D. I used a hair dryer to soften up the old lube and scoop it out. Replaced with a bit of machine...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-12-2014
Replies: 469
Views: 120,856
Posted By Austintatious
I have the Olympus Trip Mini. It is a nice little...

I have the Olympus Trip Mini. It is a nice little shooter for sure !
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7319/8726917664_0207826d2a.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8726917664/)
Organ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-11-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 3,782
Posted By Austintatious
I have one. It is a fine camera, as stated above,...

I have one. It is a fine camera, as stated above, I wish it had a split prisim, still a good user. Mine also came with the Yashica 50 f1.4 prime. It is a very nice...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-08-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,530
Posted By Austintatious
The new site is a big mistake. I miss the classic...

The new site is a big mistake. I miss the classic site, it was much easier to use. Customers should be given the choice of which interface they prefer.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-17-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 3,142
Posted By Austintatious
This is 7 years ago. Zorki 4 & Jupiter...

This is 7 years ago. Zorki 4 & Jupiter 8.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/163/396115235_1a06c4074d_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/396115235/)
Still sailing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,543
Posted By Austintatious
I used my trusty old Nikon D50 at my neighborhood...

I used my trusty old Nikon D50 at my neighborhood parade this morning.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2912/14574791555_e2d83a5a0f_c.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-26-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,791
Posted By Austintatious
Street photography with an SLR: ASA 400...

Street photography with an SLR:

ASA 400 film
28mm lens set to infinity
f5.6 to f8 on aperture priority
Everything from 6 feet to infinity will be in focus
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,436
Posted By Austintatious
Where is this "EDIT" button ? I don't see it on...

Where is this "EDIT" button ? I don't see it on my flickr page.

I found it.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-23-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,215
Posted By Austintatious
This looks promising. Love to see more !

This looks promising. Love to see more !
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-31-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 9,053
Posted By Austintatious
+1 I have to agree with this. Great little...

+1

I have to agree with this. Great little camera. As I get older, auto focus is becoming an important thing to have on a camera for me :D
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-13-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By Austintatious
Fedka has a couple on his store website. He is a...

Fedka has a couple on his store website. He is a good seller. Takes returns if you are not happy.
Forum: Olympus RF 04-28-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By Austintatious
Yep! Goo Gone works !

Yep! Goo Gone works !
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-18-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,007
Posted By Austintatious
I definitely have GAS for a Bronica S2A :D They...

I definitely have GAS for a Bronica S2A :D
They are getting a bit old now, are they still trustworthy ?
Forum: Olympus RF 04-05-2014
Replies: 162
Views: 29,324
Posted By Austintatious
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3695/12140244594_18...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3695/12140244594_181c51d7da_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/12140244594/)
07/04/13-1 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/12140244594/) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 5,872
Posted By Austintatious
Slideshow is still there. You have to have the...

Slideshow is still there. You have to have the photos in a set, then when in that set, there are three buttons top right. Click the left one, (a rectangle with an arrow in it) you even get the "Ken...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-19-2014
Replies: 727
Views: 149,356
Posted By Austintatious
Colyn, where do you find these beautiful cameras...

Colyn, where do you find these beautiful cameras ? Soooo pretty :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-16-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 315,989
Posted By Austintatious
Rolleicord Va with Ilford XP2.

Rolleicord Va with Ilford XP2.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 03-13-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,820
Posted By Austintatious
Wow, that little Optima has a Solinar lens on it...

Wow, that little Optima has a Solinar lens on it by golley ! Sweet :D
Anyone have some images to post from one of these cameras ?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2014
Replies: 727
Views: 149,356
Posted By Austintatious
I have a Rokkor 28mm f2.5 SI (3rd version) with...

I have a Rokkor 28mm f2.5 SI (3rd version) with the radio-active elements. According to the lens chart posted above, it has 9 elements in 7 groups & takes 55mm filters.
Anyone have experience with...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-08-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 15,207
Posted By Austintatious
A great keep it with you all the time...

A great keep it with you all the time camera.

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1135/548870020_e438471087_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/548870020/)
Loop 1 @ 5 oclock....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-06-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,308
Posted By Austintatious
That sounds like an interesting book Mike. I will...

That sounds like an interesting book Mike. I will check it out. Love to watch Art Wolfe on PBS Television. I have done some reading lately as well. Here are two that I like:

The Tao of Photography,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-06-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,308
Posted By Austintatious
Mike, Great story, thanks for sharing it with...

Mike,

Great story, thanks for sharing it with us. Also enjoyed looking at your work. We should all reflect on where we have been and where we would like to go from here. :D

Charles
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 15,398
Posted By Austintatious
Thanks for a wonderful forum !

Thanks for a wonderful forum !
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By Austintatious
Steve, thanks for the nice review on these...

Steve, thanks for the nice review on these cameras. Always wanted a T90, but if another camera shows up in the mail around here, the wife will blow a gasket for sure !
Both look like fine kits, good...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-24-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By Austintatious
Mike, Another great find ! does'nt Vivitar make a...

Mike,
Another great find ! does'nt Vivitar make a version of this camera as well ?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-14-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 4,043
Posted By Austintatious
Phil, Nice set there and wonderful that you got a...

Phil,
Nice set there and wonderful that you got a keeper. When I got my Rolleicord the shutter was DOA. Sent it off for service berfore the first test roll. Works fine now. Great cameras!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-29-2013
Replies: 3,740
Views: 709,692
Posted By Austintatious
Here is the info on replacing the seals. I did my...

Here is the info on replacing the seals. I did my OM1n & OM2n and it made a difference.
http://www.kyphoto.com/classics/seal/Olympus_OM-1n_OM1.pdf
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-26-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 3,627
Posted By Austintatious
A very nice looking kit there Mike. Congrats !

A very nice looking kit there Mike. Congrats !
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-20-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 4,354
Posted By Austintatious
The sellers on evilbay are reading this. There is...

The sellers on evilbay are reading this. There is a nice CE2 on there for $164 Buy it Now.
Not so cheap any more :(
Forum: Olympus RF 11-08-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By Austintatious
There is a fellow in Colorado that works on them....

There is a fellow in Colorado that works on them. I have had him do a 35 RC and a Minolta SRT 102. Quality work and fair price. Contact thru flickr http://www.flickr.com/people/gstelz/

Ship by US...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-03-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,829
Posted By Austintatious
A nice series you have posted here Phil. My...

A nice series you have posted here Phil. My favorite is the second one, beautiful country!
Haven't used my XA in a couple years now, shame on me !

Charles
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-09-2013
Replies: 95
Views: 8,527
Posted By Austintatious
KEH has a bargain OM1 in black for a fair price....

KEH has a bargain OM1 in black for a fair price. :D
http://www.keh.com/camera/Olympus--Camera-Bodies/1/sku-OM029990025630?r=FE
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-05-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 4,147
Posted By Austintatious
+1 for the FED-2 (C or D) I have been very happy...

+1 for the FED-2 (C or D)
I have been very happy with mine. I have a black J8 to go with the I22 shown below.


http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4044/4465857204_0891ed177c.jpg...
Forum: Other RF 08-23-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 3,176
Posted By Austintatious
This one came with the camera. And yes, the...

This one came with the camera. And yes, the battery wire had to be replaced.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7186/6801884234_29c88754d5.jpg...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-17-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,253
Posted By Austintatious
Medium format point &...

Medium format point & shoot.

http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1133/5106256036_5fe70b5966.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5106256036/)
Click und Clack...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By Austintatious
Funny, I got my XD-11 out of the cabnet just last...

Funny, I got my XD-11 out of the cabnet just last night. Trying to choose a Rokkor and which film to load up. Sweet cameras they is :D
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-23-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By Austintatious
If you paid $40 then you got a steel. they sell...

If you paid $40 then you got a steel. they sell for a lot more. DPReview says it's OK.
http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canontx1/10
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 05-20-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By Austintatious
Here are a couple from my RC. It has had a full...

Here are a couple from my RC. It has had a full CLA and adjusted for modern batteries.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8108/8588221142_bf993ea5c3.jpg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-30-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,653
Posted By Austintatious
+1 for Rick Oleson.

+1 for Rick Oleson.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-20-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 3,948
Posted By Austintatious
I would love a black one as well, but they are...

I would love a black one as well, but they are silly expensive ! Found the "champagne"
colored one in a thrift shop for $2.99 with a leather case ! They ask $80 to over $100 for those lovely little...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-16-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By Austintatious
Well done man. Nice images, the lot of them :D

Well done man. Nice images, the lot of them :D
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-03-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 5,274
Posted By Austintatious
I started out with the J8. A nice lens IMHO. I...

I started out with the J8. A nice lens IMHO. I have added the 35mm color Skopar also.
http://farm1.staticflickr.com/124/406403192_55f08aef67.jpg...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-31-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Austintatious
That Ricoh renders black & white very nicely...

That Ricoh renders black & white very nicely Phil. A really nice set you have here. I like the Secinic Farm image but all are well done Sir !
Forum: Yashica RF 03-19-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,800
Posted By Austintatious
I have bought several of these kits from Jon. For...

I have bought several of these kits from Jon. For $10 you get enough material to re-seal
three to four cameras. Instructions and a wooden tool are included. Recommended !

[email protected]

Pretty...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-17-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 4,108
Posted By Austintatious
Hard to pick only three,a lot of good images were...

Hard to pick only three,a lot of good images were submitted folks !

1. Dedication
2. Swing
3. Signs
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-17-2013
Replies: 118
Views: 7,822
Posted By Austintatious
I too am always keeping an eye peeled for them....

I too am always keeping an eye peeled for them. Picked up a nice Nikon AF600 for $7.99
at Goodwill yesterday :D
Forum: Yashica RF 03-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,049
Posted By Austintatious
I use a Duracell 28A along with the "shotgun...

I use a Duracell 28A along with the "shotgun shell" adaptor. Works fine & battery check works as well.
Forum: Olympus RF 03-06-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By Austintatious
Well now you've really done it ! I feel I must...

Well now you've really done it ! I feel I must have one of these :D
Nice images Phil ! My fav is the Eclectic Corner shot.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-09-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,246
Posted By Austintatious
There is a nice one for sale in the classifieds...

There is a nice one for sale in the classifieds right here on this forum.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-08-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By Austintatious
It looks like it is clean and in good shape....

It looks like it is clean and in good shape. Sounds fair to me !
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-07-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By Austintatious
That Canon is nice Phil. Wonderfully sharp &...

That Canon is nice Phil. Wonderfully sharp & great contrast. The last image of the fence is my favorite. Nice to have something different to photograph eh? We get snow in Austin once every 7 to 10...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-04-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By Austintatious
Very nice images indeed ! Also quite sharp. Well...

Very nice images indeed ! Also quite sharp. Well done :D
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-01-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 18,863
Posted By Austintatious
It took longer than expected to finish a 36...

It took longer than expected to finish a 36 exposure roll of Ektar in my AF35ML, but I do like the results this little camera gives with this film. Here are some from the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By Austintatious
The shutter is battery dependent. Always use...

The shutter is battery dependent. Always use SR44s. The mirror & shutter will lock up if the battery is weak. Put in some fresh ones. If the mirror is up and the shutter is locked, press the "RESET"...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-19-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By Austintatious
Phil, "Shining Down" is my favorite, well done...

Phil,

"Shining Down" is my favorite, well done sir !
I have an FX-3 2000 and some ML primes and a zoom or three. Really love it! My first
"real" camera, my wife of 32 years gave it to me for...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-09-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,163
Posted By Austintatious
I have never seen a "Snappy Q" before Phil, but...

I have never seen a "Snappy Q" before Phil, but you got some nice shots from it. That
"Soup's On" is so colorful and sharp ! Nice work :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-08-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,619
Posted By Austintatious
David, they are are nice images, with the last...

David, they are are nice images, with the last two being my favs. Living in Austin, I
think there is a law that says we must like longhorns :D HOOK 'EM !!
The rain is way over due, but most...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-29-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Austintatious
Phil, The straight hood is hard to find. I would...

Phil, The straight hood is hard to find. I would prefer one like that as well.
I have read somewhere that Nikon made a hood for this camera. Anyone ever run across one ?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-23-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Austintatious
Phil, it blocks the VF a tad, but I have not...

Phil, it blocks the VF a tad, but I have not noticed an issue with the auto focus of the camera.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-23-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Austintatious
Great post here Phil. That little Nikon can...

Great post here Phil. That little Nikon can capture some wonderful images. Nice color too!
Last Christmas one of the fine members here at RFF gifted me an L35AF. I love the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-17-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,356
Posted By Austintatious
The 45/2 was a kit lens but it's compact and a...

The 45/2 was a kit lens but it's compact and a solid shooter. I like it a lot. As for the 50, I would prefer a 1.7 or a 1.4 even more. As for the shutter, pretty quiet. I have an XD11 &
it is a nice...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-13-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 3,884
Posted By Austintatious
If you have not already, you should check out...

If you have not already, you should check out this forum :http://www.dyxum.com/
Lots of info here including Lens test from members. I found it most helpful ;-)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-06-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 18,863
Posted By Austintatious
I read on this forum that the ML does well with...

I read on this forum that the ML does well with Kodak Ektar color film. Got a roll in mine now !
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-20-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By Austintatious
Raid, When I had my Lynx 14 CLA'd the meter was...

Raid,
When I had my Lynx 14 CLA'd the meter was altered to accept the 1.5 volt batteries. It was checked against a spot meter to be accurate within 1/2 a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,032
Posted By Austintatious
I found this book quite...

I found this book quite helpful.
http://www.shambhala.com/the-practice-of-contemplative-photography.html
Miksang is a way of making yourself "see" in a different way.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,476
Posted By Austintatious
Nice shots of Austin there neighbor ! ;-) I am...

Nice shots of Austin there neighbor ! ;-)
I am finishing up a roll in my Rolleicord Va this week.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 11-08-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,739
Posted By Austintatious
I have always thought that the Samuari was a cool...

I have always thought that the Samuari was a cool looking camera. Looks like they take great images in the right hands too ! Nice work, as always Phil. Thanks for posting them.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 33,374
Posted By Austintatious
Many of the Minolta Rokkors are fantastic ! Some...

Many of the Minolta Rokkors are fantastic ! Some folks have discovered this fact as the prices on'em have doubled in the last couple years. Lots of bodies for them as well.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-14-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 4,695
Posted By Austintatious
Minolta XD-11 has shutter & aperture priority as...

Minolta XD-11 has shutter & aperture priority as well as manual. Top speed is 1000. The Rokkor glass is excellent and reasonable cost.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,356
Posted By Austintatious
The January 2011 issue of Shutterbug magazine,...

The January 2011 issue of Shutterbug magazine, has an article by Jon Sienkiewicz on the
Minolta XD-11. He worked for Minolta for 30 years and states" it was a masterpiece of technology and a...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-18-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,242
Posted By Austintatious
These all look great Phil ! Good work.

These all look great Phil ! Good work.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-08-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,873
Posted By Austintatious
Raid, Russ at Camera Refurb has done three...

Raid,
Russ at Camera Refurb has done three Yashicas for me including a Lynx 5000. His work is top notch at a fair price.

Charles
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-31-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 10,035
Posted By Austintatious
Don't forget the Yashica TL Super. Very similar...

Don't forget the Yashica TL Super. Very similar to the Spotties. There are lots of 'em on the 'bay.
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3002/2978377181_e8a2dc566d.jpg...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,395
Posted By Austintatious
+1 for Jon Goodman. He is the best !!

+1 for Jon Goodman. He is the best !!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,129
Posted By Austintatious
The 124-G has a movable pressure plate that will...

The 124-G has a movable pressure plate that will allow the use of either film. There should also be different color start marks for 120 & 220. That's why it's called a 124.
12 exposures or 24. The...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-19-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 7,201
Posted By Austintatious
The manual for this camera states that as with...

The manual for this camera states that as with most auto-focus cameras, half depressing the shutter button, hold & re-frame the shot, is the procedure.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-17-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By Austintatious
The manual says that the focus lock light only...

The manual says that the focus lock light only stays on for a moment.
Forum: Argus RF 08-16-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 5,593
Posted By Austintatious
My C3 is like that also. I did get a few decent...

My C3 is like that also. I did get a few decent shots on the roll I shot. Here are a few:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8443/7799253432_3dc07f7889_z.jpg...
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