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Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-14-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 4,166
Posted By Chris101
Right! Ya can't be a real fan if you've got a...

Right! Ya can't be a real fan if you've got a digileica. :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3,012
Posted By Chris101
How can I choose between these two...

How can I choose between these two sweeties?

Evelyn, my son's daughter who turned 2 in 2017:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/86btm9ffxag7n81/File%20Jan%2001%2C%202%2055%2045%20AM.jpeg

and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3,012
Posted By Chris101
What an iconic moment is that. The dude, whose...

What an iconic moment is that. The dude, whose face we can't quite see, is a very lucky fellow! Either he will be reminiscently looking back on as a turnkey of his life, or lamenting the passing of a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-05-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,383
Posted By Chris101
Actually the 62 had slightly larger tail lights...

Actually the 62 had slightly larger tail lights than the 61, and added a "sissy bar" above the glove compartment.

Doncha just HATE IT when they cover up such glaring details.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-26-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,262
Posted By Chris101
I would think that a mere 15% off for used is the...

I would think that a mere 15% off for used is the reason. When you are spending close to $10,000 for a camera, a few hundred dollars more for a brand new one is not much of a stretch.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-20-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Chris101
It's a nice looking camera. Does it only come in...

It's a nice looking camera. Does it only come in red? Blue would be good too. If it was made in Canada as well, I'd have no problem dropping $10,500 on it! :o
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-20-2017
Replies: 151
Views: 9,091
Posted By Chris101
No, that's not a real thing.

No, that's not a real thing.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-19-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 3,887
Posted By Chris101
What a great system you selected giganova! I was...

What a great system you selected giganova!

I was attracted to (and played around with) the (then current) Mamiya RB, but bought the 645 which was contemporaneous. I had the 110 for that system and...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-19-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,671
Posted By Chris101
If you can get to an Apple store, I have always...

If you can get to an Apple store, I have always found they will fix a stuck mac for free (unless your drive is crashed or something.)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2017
Replies: 149
Views: 20,774
Posted By Chris101
I can't vote cause my M4-P isn't in the list.

I can't vote cause my M4-P isn't in the list.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-17-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 2,991
Posted By Chris101
Close-up lenses that work like a filter. The...

Close-up lenses that work like a filter.

The only problem is you have to calibrate them to use a rangefinder.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-17-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,821
Posted By Chris101
Gursky's great. I'd recognize his style anywhere....

Gursky's great. I'd recognize his style anywhere. I see little that connects the other photographers in the article though. Just where they came from. But photographically, they are very different,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2017
Replies: 245
Views: 28,568
Posted By Chris101
This, on the other hand, IS my watch. Or rather...

This, on the other hand, IS my watch. Or rather my father's watch. It's 91 years old, and very radioactive!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/f84w8nrygl13qza/radiumwatch.gif
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2017
Replies: 245
Views: 28,568
Posted By Chris101
This is NOT my picture! (nor is it my...

This is NOT my picture! (nor is it my watch.)

But it is the coolest watch I have ever seen:

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=106731&stc=1&d=1510811963
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-15-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 3,795
Posted By Chris101
That doesn't seem right. I don't know if the...

That doesn't seem right. I don't know if the distance the light travels has anything to do with it. Individual lens formula may lead to more or less aberration, but it's independent of distance.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,724
Posted By Chris101
My ideal M must be an M4-P. I had one, it got...

My ideal M must be an M4-P. I had one, it got stolen, then a few years later, I got another M4-P. This time I got a couple Canadian lenses with it too.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-08-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 6,603
Posted By Chris101
I just (1/2 hour ago) developed a roll of color...

I just (1/2 hour ago) developed a roll of color film in B&W chemistry. I had specifically chosen color film for the subject matter (colorful art.) I even looked at the roll before putting it into the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-07-2017
Replies: 268
Views: 65,534
Posted By Chris101
Electrical https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ukl...

Electrical
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ukl1c62hdcxz7fh/electrical2.jpg
shot with the Hipstamatic iPhone app
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-07-2017
Replies: 268
Views: 65,534
Posted By Chris101
Manhattan https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/jop7...

Manhattan
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/jop76y8dollqdxi/manhattan04.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2017
Replies: 535
Views: 94,603
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ovsi0vtbncs1jm...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ovsi0vtbncs1jmw/wintergrove2.jpeg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2017
Replies: 590
Red
Views: 136,516
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/3ygb2f5ydhccnb...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/3ygb2f5ydhccnb0/redleica.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/0wy573uw98ztehy/sueannapple.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/9lie52q1neekv4e/universalnude...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-31-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,352
Posted By Chris101
All my cameras are old - well, except for the...

All my cameras are old - well, except for the iPhone. I'd like a new camera, but I can't afford nor justify one, cause all those old cameras still work.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-31-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,141
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/q03piq3wro6edi...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/q03piq3wro6edik/saltriverbridge.gif
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-31-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 33,141
Posted By Chris101
I used to have a Rolleiflex with a Tessar f/3.5...

I used to have a Rolleiflex with a Tessar f/3.5 75mm lens. I took this picture with that camera:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/tyyfl8tn5tvpd61/gamma01.jpeg
(I took a lot of cat pictures back...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-29-2017
Replies: 200
Views: 25,144
Posted By Chris101
Sam: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/7b9o5b81...

Sam:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/7b9o5b81mbklrke/samdimsum.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/7348sdrwt3tcluj/samsnokones.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/hvqjd8jh78ds8wg/samatd...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-29-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By Chris101
These spots are consistent with bubbles on the...

These spots are consistent with bubbles on the negative for part of the time during development. They aren't all in a row, there is one higher up, on the wall, and one at the very bottom of the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-27-2017
Replies: 388
Views: 155,529
Posted By Chris101
"Old Man" cactus. Phoenix,...

"Old Man" cactus. Phoenix, Arizona:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/1puvl04mbtyliad/oldmancactus82.jpg

Taken with a Crown Graphic with the standard 127mm f/4.7 Kodak Ektar. The film is Polaroid...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-27-2017
Replies: 1,179
Views: 447,658
Posted By Chris101
Here's me and the 'flex back in the...

Here's me and the 'flex back in the day:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/sgx3lbdc6nlq9xa/mewithrolleiflex.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-27-2017
Replies: 1,179
Views: 447,658
Posted By Chris101
I did open lens surgery on mine a few years...

I did open lens surgery on mine a few years ago:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/j31axoavc691iva/openlenssurgery2.jpg

It didn't do so well. There was a broken spring that I needed to replace,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Chris101
It's a lefty!

It's a lefty!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-25-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,601
Posted By Chris101
I tried Ektar, it's ok, but I want Ektachrome! (I...

I tried Ektar, it's ok, but I want Ektachrome! (I hear that is coming back.)

Of the "new" films, Portra 800 is my favorite. And Delta 3200 in black and white, but it's not that new. When are they...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By Chris101
Boko Haram is especially horrid. They are...

Boko Haram is especially horrid. They are cowardly old men, who take out their hatred of youth and females by doing this kind of stuff. Bravo to the girls. The photography pales in comparison to the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2017
Replies: 227
Views: 14,351
Posted By Chris101
I like this 'win-wuh' topic. Here's two from a...

I like this 'win-wuh' topic.

Here's two from a day in...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-23-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,389
Posted By Chris101
GR or any camera is at its best if it is the only...

GR or any camera is at its best if it is the only camera you have. In the same vein, having a single camera along on a vacation will result in your enjoying your time much more, as well as having...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 12,742
Posted By Chris101
The SWC is my most lusted after camera, ever! I...

The SWC is my most lusted after camera, ever! I couldn't afford one in 1980, when I encountered this brochure:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/5v5pvi4q4jdlldm/swcBrochure.gif

I still can't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By Chris101
I used to have Canon FD lenses - 15, 21-35, 50,...

I used to have Canon FD lenses - 15, 21-35, 50, 135, and 200. They all performed well enough to print 16x20. A tripod will keep you from getting annoying jiggles in the negative. Shooting a lower...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-20-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 12,742
Posted By Chris101
That's a wonderful Escher tribute William Jusuf,...

That's a wonderful Escher tribute William Jusuf, the organic shapes make the picture yours. Love it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2017
Replies: 407
Views: 71,983
Posted By Chris101
Uno...

Uno mas:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/722rpu4bhpyr6br/sunburnedoldfartdeux.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,718
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/o8ue8gykui39gj...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/o8ue8gykui39gjs/hamtongue.gif
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-20-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,069
Posted By Chris101
RFF may be offline occasionally, but it's off the...

RFF may be offline occasionally, but it's off the rails all the time! Whoot!
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-20-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 5,545
Posted By Chris101
That's right, your intent was clear in your OP....

That's right, your intent was clear in your OP. However when comparing today's technology with past technology is inevitable, because beyond a certain date ago, all the technology was for film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,517
Posted By Chris101
Film Noir is a motion picture genre. I guess that...

Film Noir is a motion picture genre. I guess that a "film noir photograph" is a picture that looks like (or actually is) a still from such a film. Your mostly empty street could easily be in a Film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-18-2017
Replies: 407
Views: 71,983
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ndr4eg9d6pyyr8...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ndr4eg9d6pyyr83/page17.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,718
Posted By Chris101
Soft focus story illustrations made with the same...

Soft focus story illustrations made with the same toy lens as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,718
Posted By Chris101
That picture has got a wonderful combination of...

That picture has got a wonderful combination of lighting and action sleepyhead!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,718
Posted By Chris101
You managed top get the kid's face! I love it...

You managed top get the kid's face! I love it when that comes together. Great pic, I'll bet the parent(s) really love that one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,718
Posted By Chris101
I made a lens out of a plastic binocular toy that...

I made a lens out of a plastic binocular toy that was guaranteed to make blurry pictures. Here's a set from an afternoon with a friend and her...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-13-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,882
Posted By Chris101
Wow. Do you get the winsome millennial girl...

Wow. Do you get the winsome millennial girl photographer with it?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-13-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,882
Posted By Chris101
I wonder if anyone has removed the sensor and...

I wonder if anyone has removed the sensor and associated electronics, then replaced that with a film advance system? It'd have to be a DSLR or other camera with a real shutter of course.

:P
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 423
Views: 73,084
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/xlr1nd13ewk96g...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/xlr1nd13ewk96ge/cbuildinginterior29.jpg
Made with a CV15mm f/4.5, first version. This is a science building at a college that is being torn down. Corner of 11th...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 3,357
Posted By Chris101
OMG man! ;P

OMG man! ;P
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 3,357
Posted By Chris101
Yes, just a few weeks ago I did just that! I had...

Yes, just a few weeks ago I did just that! I had a screw mount Voigtlander 15mm, the one without rangefinder coupling. So I bought a Bessa-L, the perfect match for it. Now the lens is much happier on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,517
Posted By Chris101
... https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/drfg166l...

...


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/drfg166lg9tluis/File%20Oct%2012.jpeg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/f2h8swv2snftlxl/diptych3b.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/g5hq7d771ghnesx/0...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,517
Posted By Chris101
... https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/fjdm0id0...

...


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/fjdm0id0ri8b62u/File%20Oct%2012-1.jpeg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/78axt5v6l4u4fcn/eyeofthebeholdera.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/92fjy1q...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,517
Posted By Chris101
... https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/odjq0fgp...

...


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/odjq0fgpmmgwhxi/chaosandorder.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/r9a0uty04b299rw/chica1plus2.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/t9r1qyqsyxhn7ii/st...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,517
Posted By Chris101
I used to think of "film noir" as movies like...

I used to think of "film noir" as movies like Chinatown or The Maltese Falcon, but after watching Twin Peaks this summer, my concept has shifted to something that is often described as "Lynchian". It...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By Chris101
Huh!! Tempe Camera's website implies that they...

Huh!! Tempe Camera's website implies that they are still in the film developing business:

https://www.tempecamera.biz/Film_Processing_s/622.htm
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-25-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,042
Posted By Chris101
The x100 is neither a rangefinder, nor does it...

The x100 is neither a rangefinder, nor does it have interchangable lenses. The viewfinder is a hybrid electronic/optical that simulates a rangefinder - it's very accurate, and fast. The lens is a...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-21-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,808
Posted By Chris101
I print using the old way, and the new. I have a...

I print using the old way, and the new. I have a couple of scanners and an Epson 2880 printer. That works pretty well, but for maximum quality, I print in a darkroom on fiber based paper, using an...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-21-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,911
Posted By Chris101
You don't need a UV source for contact printing....

You don't need a UV source for contact printing. I would suggest setting up your sandwich in the dark, or under red light, then exposing a sheet in strips. Move an opaque card every 10 seconds for a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
I just bought a hundred dollar camera body - this...

I just bought a hundred dollar camera body - this Bessa-L. Recently I bought a 15mm Voigtlander - the first version that is not rangefinder coupled, and it is LTM. I also got an adapter, so I mounted...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
I'm jealous! Of the camera, not the wine, unless...

I'm jealous! Of the camera, not the wine, unless it says Romanee Conti on the label. The RB67 was the first camera to get away from me. I saw it in the store, went to get the money, and by the time I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-19-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Chris101
Or stick it on your camera and take a picture. If...

Or stick it on your camera and take a picture. If you like what it does, keep using it. If not, you can still use it to keep papers from flying around (it wasn't expensive, right?)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-13-2017
Replies: 270
Views: 86,896
Posted By Chris101
I just voted, because yesterday I bought a used L...

I just voted, because yesterday I bought a used L to use with my 15mm ltm Heliar. I was wanting a Leica MD-2 as it would match my M4-P, but now my camera and lens will both say Voigtlander. I'll post...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2017
Replies: 576
Views: 145,242
Posted By Chris101
I love this thread (much as I love film!) Some...

I love this thread (much as I love film!) Some outstanding images on this page, that use the unique qualities of film are Toews' water and snow, van Straten's black cat, and Karim's Annie 02. When I...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-13-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,725
Posted By Chris101
I think the phrase "looks like flash" when said...

I think the phrase "looks like flash" when said casually, without reference to the kind of light modification folks such as x-ray do, means that it was taken with an on-camera flash or one in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,692
Posted By Chris101
Don't count on it. Manufacturing procedures, even...

Don't count on it. Manufacturing procedures, even if carefully documented, often require tweaking by experienced technicians.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,300
Posted By Chris101
We're only a third of the way through! Wow...

We're only a third of the way through! Wow Petronius, wow!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 3,691
Posted By Chris101
I said 'Other', because my process is slightly...

I said 'Other', because my process is slightly different than choice #1. Here is my complete process. I have been doing this exactly like this since 1976:


Start pouring HC110 dilution b in at the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 5,615
Posted By Chris101
Premeditated or not, this type of behavior on the...

Premeditated or not, this type of behavior on the part of one we trust to use deadly force on our citizens, should not be allowed.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-07-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,935
Posted By Chris101
Tempe Camera Repair...

Tempe Camera Repair (https://www.tempecamera.biz/REPAIR_DEPARTMENT_s/17.htm) has fixed two cameras for me (one a Leica with a non-responsive shutter), they did it same day, and the cost was better...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-31-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 5,718
Posted By Chris101
If sensitivity is the only concern, then yes,...

If sensitivity is the only concern, then yes, fast lenses are important, but the speed-to-noise ratio of the sensor can have an even greater effect on the image. But the speed of the sensor (or film)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,650
Posted By Chris101
Yeah right. I meant "tubed". <-- NEW WORD. I'm...

Yeah right. I meant "tubed". <-- NEW WORD. I'm coining it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,650
Posted By Chris101
Thanks man! I've always said (and possibly...

Thanks man! I've always said (and possibly written) tenticular. As in, "my dream involved this really hot, albeit tenticular girl". I love that I can spell - and say - it right now!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,650
Posted By Chris101
Cool to see "penultimate" in your list Joe. It's...

Cool to see "penultimate" in your list Joe. It's one of my favorites, as it has two diametrically opposed meanings. As second best, it's a good thing. Like getting an assessment of B. The other is...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-31-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,468
Posted By Chris101
Wouldn't that have been Fermi and Szilard's...

Wouldn't that have been Fermi and Szilard's Chicago Pile of 1942? EBR was the first nuclear power generator. (Nuclear history is a bit of a passion for me.)



This is the best photo I've seen from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-22-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By Chris101
Right? Under exposed film is very difficult to...

Right? Under exposed film is very difficult to bring anything out, but if there is anything in there, 'chopping' can bring it to fore, but the picture changes considerably.

The best way to approach...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-22-2017
Replies: 167
Views: 28,771
Posted By Chris101
My film history isn't a perfect fit for any...

My film history isn't a perfect fit for any category here. If I'm working on a project, I will shoot a roll a day or more. When I'm between projects, I shoot less than a roll a month. I even 'went...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
Hi Erik, I'm glad you got your lens refurbed! The...

Hi Erik, I'm glad you got your lens refurbed! The type 4 is, in my opinion, the best 50mm lens of all time. It's the perfect mixture of optical precision and personal character. If you look at my...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-17-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Chris101
Vertical adjustment of the M6 and M4-P...

Vertical adjustment of the M6 and M4-P rangefinders is a simple(ish) procedure that can be done without disassembling the camera. Especially on the M4-P, as the screw above the lens opens the port,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-11-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By Chris101
Right? I'm sure the designers had the TLR...

Right? I'm sure the designers had the TLR experience in mind when they designed the 950 (which I had) or any of the swivel coolpixes.
Forum: Olympus RF 08-11-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By Chris101
I have that issue too. But even worse is the hair...

I have that issue too. But even worse is the hair trigger. While my right index finger searches for the button, invaribly I accidentally trigger the shutter. Well, to be honest, sometimes those...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-11-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,467
Posted By Chris101
If there is magic, with digital you won't know,...

If there is magic, with digital you won't know, because you deleted the error.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Chris101
If it works fine, leave it alone. You will get...

If it works fine, leave it alone. You will get over the psychological bump of "OMG!! My camera is broken!" Shortly. Then you can get on with enjoying your beautiful 'silver' M4-P.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,317
Posted By Chris101
Back when I had a photo display website, I did...

Back when I had a photo display website, I did have some pictures appropriated for unauthorized use. Rather than get all huffy though, I linked to the pages where I found them. My favorite was the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2017
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,803
Posted By Chris101
Muy bien! This is a really fun picture to look at...

Muy bien! This is a really fun picture to look at Diego!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2017
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,803
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/wanzcnckvzsw6r...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/wanzcnckvzsw6rk/turkeyvulture.jpg
Turkey Vulture, Salt River, Arizona
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-09-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By Chris101
When PS went subscription, I downgraded from CS6...

When PS went subscription, I downgraded from CS6 to to CS5 (12.1x64), the last version that runs stand alone. I like it because it's familiar, and quite powerful. At work we have the latest and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 11,614
Posted By Chris101
Hey! That's the lens of my avatar!

Hey! That's the lens of my avatar!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-09-2017
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,372
Posted By Chris101
My Rolleiflex wasn't in working order for very...

My Rolleiflex wasn't in working order for very long (I bought it at a swap meet for $45, the mirror was missing, and shutter jammed. I fixed it ... sort of.)

This picture has got to be my favorite,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-09-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By Chris101
On my Macbook Pro, the original Nikon software is...

On my Macbook Pro, the original Nikon software is does not run - it is no longer compatible with the operating system. I use Vuescan, and it runs fine.

(my scanner is the 5000ED, but they are...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-09-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By Chris101
I had a Rolleiflex with the 75/3.5 Jena Tessar. I...

I had a Rolleiflex with the 75/3.5 Jena Tessar. I loved that camera, but the shutter mechanism broke and I was unable to fix it - I still have all the pieces. This lens gave me a deep appreciation...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
Both my Summicrons are Canadian, as is my camera....

Both my Summicrons are Canadian, as is my camera. I think the 70s and 80s era Leicas maximize construction quality, and minimize price. The earlier, German cameras are extremely well made, but the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-09-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By Chris101
This article...

This article (https://www.cameraquest.com/m4pm6.htm) touches on the fact that some chrome (aka "silver") M4-P cameras were produced during the normal production runs. Apparently if they are black or...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-09-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By Chris101
The deserted ones are the best cemeteries! The...

The deserted ones are the best cemeteries! The deer seems a bit protective.

Interestingly, I posted a grave picture just before I noticed this thread. Quite a different atmosphere though.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2017
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,803
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/sobhci83q5erqm...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/sobhci83q5erqm4/funeral.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,365
Posted By Chris101
I like rearview-reveal pics a lot Lynn! I ran...

I like rearview-reveal pics a lot Lynn! I ran across this one earlier this evening (and posted a companion picture in another...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,365
Posted By Chris101
A long time ago, in a place that's kinda far, but...

A long time ago, in a place that's kinda far, but not really that...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-07-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By Chris101
They must've used a M4P cause it's the...

They must've used a M4P cause it's the quintessential camera-looking camera. But a zoom and SLR finder ?? How would that even work?

I have no idea of the movie, but I'll be curious to find out.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2017
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,803
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/dvs8ifcngent6t...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/dvs8ifcngent6t7/tulsamemphis.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2017
Replies: 512
Views: 47,556
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/d9594u20fclfnr...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/d9594u20fclfnr7/look.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2017
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,803
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/g2u2i7ldhb5fh8...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/g2u2i7ldhb5fh8s/25.3%20figleaf.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-05-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2,008
Posted By Chris101
Electrical wiring in buildings on American Indian...

Electrical wiring in buildings on American Indian reservations is also somewhat ... unique.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,380
Posted By Chris101
Are you sure? Snow is white after all. Did you...

Are you sure? Snow is white after all. Did you fully develop the test strip? Did you you really check to see if there was no density up there in the highlights?

More importantly, is there texture...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 5,060
Posted By Chris101
The L16 is a wild looking camera alright! A...

The L16 is a wild looking camera alright! A couple months ago I bought a Lytro Illum, which is so computational, I feel like I need a lot of study to master it. Unfortunately Lytro has gotten out of...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-05-2017
Replies: 2,917
Views: 1,782,416
Posted By Chris101
I'm carrying my camera around, but I'm shooting...

I'm carrying my camera around, but I'm shooting my current project while I'm at work, Monday through Friday. It's a year-plus construction project, and I'm trying to document it on a daily basis. And...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-05-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 2,398
Posted By Chris101
I decided not to buy a digital M, even though I...

I decided not to buy a digital M, even though I love my M4-P. I have a plethora of digicams, but none of them try to emulate film cameras (the three Nikon DSLRs not withstanding.) Digital Leicas (in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By Chris101
The problem is that you can't tell how much of...

The problem is that you can't tell how much of the light affecting the meter is IR vs visible. Some sources are rich in IR, such as sunlight, fire or incandescent bulbs. Others, like CFL, LED, or...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,380
Posted By Chris101
You mean scanned film vs scanned print, right?...

You mean scanned film vs scanned print, right? Cause I think every film picture must have been scanned.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2017
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,803
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/6vbfedljkt83cs...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/6vbfedljkt83cso/c14.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-05-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 23,625
Posted By Chris101
I wouldn't mind having some of the slr lenses I...

I wouldn't mind having some of the slr lenses I have for my RF. Particularly the 21mm, which I have for my OM1n. Or the 85mm, which I've had for OM as well as for Nikon. I have a 35 for every camera...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-05-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 2,560
Posted By Chris101
The 21/2 Zuiko is one of "the other Zuikos [that]...

The 21/2 Zuiko is one of "the other Zuikos [that] are equally amazing".
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2017
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,803
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/9ip8tb6keghuzr...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/9ip8tb6keghuzr4/hugokenandmodel.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-04-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By Chris101
Unlikely, but ... is that Liquor sign from...

Unlikely, but ... is that Liquor sign from Leucadia? The one there had the I and Q out the last time I passed it.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-04-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Chris101
Congratulations y'all! Nice pics too!

Congratulations y'all! Nice pics too!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-04-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,907
Posted By Chris101
Full strength, or 50%. Rinse it completely off....

Full strength, or 50%. Rinse it completely off. After a couple such treatments, the problem should clear up.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-04-2017
Replies: 109
Views: 13,663
Posted By Chris101
Back in '10 I voted No, never, but now I have a...

Back in '10 I voted No, never, but now I have a 15mm lens, so I keep the finder in my bag. I's use it for critical framing, but it's not that accurate. I've used it a few time, but usually, I just...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2017
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,803
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/cz5aj1shndr0ne...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/cz5aj1shndr0neo/womanwith2dog.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-03-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,124
Posted By Chris101
Thanks Kent. I understand about the complexities...

Thanks Kent. I understand about the complexities of life.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-03-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,972
Posted By Chris101
Right then. ...[/QUOTE] Unlikely. At least in...

Right then.

...[/QUOTE]

Unlikely. At least in my experience. I gave in and reprocessed a few key images. This lead to a demand that I reprocess more images or "give [the client] all my exposures"....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2017
Replies: 591
Views: 87,171
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/a9420503lmyn5c...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/a9420503lmyn5c8/laffoon042917.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-03-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,124
Posted By Chris101
Is the tally available?

Is the tally available?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-03-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,146
Posted By Chris101
Um, there's Gary Winogrand, Robert Doisneau....

Um, there's Gary Winogrand, Robert Doisneau. "HCB", Ned Bojic and me, as well as others who I cannot name at the moment.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-03-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,640
Posted By Chris101
Hey Gabor, I find it useful when I am scouting a...

Hey Gabor, I find it useful when I am scouting a good vantage point to await subjects. Sometimes the architecture wants the 50, sometimes the 35mm. Occasionally it needs as wide as it can get, so I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-02-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,640
Posted By Chris101
That's how I've used it too Trung. I usually have...

That's how I've used it too Trung. I usually have my 35 on the camera, but sometimes it'll be the 15. I'll see some detail, and wonder how it would look with a longer lens. So with the lever I can...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2017
Replies: 526
Views: 83,287
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/trgkwtb5r2wojh...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/trgkwtb5r2wojhe/angie042917.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2017
Replies: 526
Views: 83,287
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/e514k5p4lumc4t...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/e514k5p4lumc4to/silhouette022611.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-02-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,502
Posted By Chris101
A completely dull, black surface would be most...

A completely dull, black surface would be most welcome for all kinds of things. From the days of lamp black and platinizing to today's polymer coatings, none of it has ever been particularly durable....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-02-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,972
Posted By Chris101
Why is the photographer an **** at all? Because...

Why is the photographer an **** at all? Because she didn't just give the cover away to please a customer? But if she had, where would it have ended? Because she sued for defamation? Shooting weddings...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-02-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,502
Posted By Chris101
MAybe the intent is to just sit it on a shelf. It...

MAybe the intent is to just sit it on a shelf. It would look good for a while then.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-02-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,640
Posted By Chris101
When I only had one lens, I never used it. Now...

When I only had one lens, I never used it. Now that I have a second lens, it's kinda useful, but I rarely use it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-01-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 2,560
Posted By Chris101
M + hassy would be cool for sure, but keep the...

M + hassy would be cool for sure, but keep the Oly in mind. Lenses, bodies and accessories are reasonably priced. I have always found the look of a few of their lenses to be unique and pleasant. The...
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-01-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 5,272
Posted By Chris101
Ah, cool! Thanks for the long term update Ranger....

Ah, cool! Thanks for the long term update Ranger. Film is not as easy as it was in 2008. Back then, you could get C41 done almost anywhere - now DIY is a much more viable option than it used to be.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,365
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/908j88hp7o5ta0...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/908j88hp7o5ta04/lamp.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-01-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 1,798
Posted By Chris101
That's really weird.

That's really weird.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By Chris101
It sounds like it would be a joy to use. So if...

It sounds like it would be a joy to use. So if you are so inclined, shoot some film with it! On the other hand, if you want to show it off, leave the brass showing and put it in a case. I don't think...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-27-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By Chris101
Find a brick and morter store. They usually have...

Find a brick and morter store. They usually have lots of used filters for a few bucks each. They usually come with those kind of cases. Most newer cases I've seen are slide-out type, that don't...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-27-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By Chris101
Hey Huss, you redacted your service order number...

Hey Huss, you redacted your service order number in the first paragraph, but show it in full in the second. Not sure what the effect of showing your order number is though.

As to the content of your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
A couple months ago I bought the 50mm Summicron...

A couple months ago I bought the 50mm Summicron (also made in Canada!) and it works in grandpa mode as well:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/2ybp3w2da4e9caj/evelynbecky072317.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
I bought a "grandpa"...

I bought a "grandpa" lens:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/72yi52otad0yn3c/35summicron.jpg

It works too!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/t8elbczcz630ki1/RoyceAndBecky072217.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Chris101
You don't need to enter an email address. Just...

You don't need to enter an email address. Just click the close box, and it goes away, then you can click the 'Show Me' button.

EDIT: Whoops, I see that's been said before.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Chris101
It said Trix is my film-mate. Like duh ...

It said Trix is my film-mate. Like duh ...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-23-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,549
Posted By Chris101
Just wait til Part 8!

Just wait til Part 8!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,761
Posted By Chris101
This is my grand daughter Evelyn, DiL Shannen and...

This is my grand daughter Evelyn, DiL Shannen and son, who is actually Mayan (Guatemalan.) Dine is their name for Navajo. Shannen (100% Dine) lives in Phoenix, but her family is from the Four Corners...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,761
Posted By Chris101
I agree, the Dine kids I know are pretty...

I agree, the Dine kids I know are pretty modern:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ge7sq0q47j5ea5y/shannenevelynsam062117.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-23-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,549
Posted By Chris101
I can't play guitar either high, drunk or...

I can't play guitar either high, drunk or sober!

I like to drink a beer while developing film (take a sip, agitate, sip, agitate ... until either the film or beer is done.) If I am blocked on a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,709
Posted By Chris101
The real advantage to slides is that you can...

The real advantage to slides is that you can project them to huge size!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2017
Replies: 148
Views: 11,763
Posted By Chris101
I almost bought a Yashica-Mat from a little shop...

I almost bought a Yashica-Mat from a little shop in old-town Scottsdale in the early 80s, for the then outrageous price of $125.
I passed, and have regretted it e'r since.
I did buy a well made...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2017
Replies: 148
Views: 11,763
Posted By Chris101
To say bonded with is pretty serious. It's...

To say bonded with is pretty serious. It's these:

* My first *expensive* camera: Mamiya 645 and the 35mm Sekor C. I used the wlf, and the pd prism, and had a grip. I loved that camera.
* First...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-18-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chris101
I have that! Especially hammers. And wrenches....

I have that! Especially hammers. And wrenches. Screw drivers. Pliars ... Not so big on saws though.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/m9cicavz4q2zyjx/tools.gif

Alright, I've got a couple saws.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-18-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By Chris101
You don't really need stop bath with film (you do...

You don't really need stop bath with film (you do with prints though.)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-18-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,467
Posted By Chris101
I just read a fun article...

I just read a fun article (https://www.35mmc.com/11/06/2017/finding-way-photography-1/) about this subject by Nick Holt. Holt stated that his attraction to film was due to the "chance and magic".
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2017
Replies: 118
Views: 10,651
Posted By Chris101
I use HC110, dilution b at 20C for almost every...

I use HC110, dilution b at 20C for almost every roll of black and white film I shoot, which is on average one roll a week. Occasionally, in the summer, the temperature is too high, and I use a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,466
Posted By Chris101
HC 110 has a very linear time/contrast ratio that...

HC 110 has a very linear time/contrast ratio that I fins work well with my simplistically linear exposure/development time reciprocity scheme. I tried a dozen different chemistries, and HC110 proved...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-16-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,394
Posted By Chris101
Ya know Fred, we all come back at some point....

Ya know Fred, we all come back at some point. Good luck with your new computery endeavors.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-16-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By Chris101
It's a version 2. You an tell because of the...

It's a version 2. You an tell because of the little tab on the aperture ring.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2017
Replies: 227
Views: 14,351
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/zd0ua0eiwdt4uv...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/zd0ua0eiwdt4uvs/yaumbrella.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/8x6afogarjcspoa/onthebeach1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2017
Replies: 227
Views: 14,351
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/gx7hd7dhsxnwxr...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/gx7hd7dhsxnwxrj/gettypatron1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-13-2017
Replies: 591
Views: 87,171
Posted By Chris101
This is where I...

This is where I work:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/xfj5kkhwf9xkqqt/explaining.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Chris101
Just bags on general purpose...

Just bags on general purpose shelves:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/f7g34bse5rpphs4/camerashelves.jpeg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 2,242
Posted By Chris101
I used this table-top...

I used this table-top rig:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/sfwwt7mqt4l0qv8/onsmallpod.jpg

to shoot a series of sciencey...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,467
Posted By Chris101
Have you held a wet print on fiber paper, then...

Have you held a wet print on fiber paper, then held the same picture scanned and printed digitally? There's your difference. I'll bet your friends and family would appreciate silver prints. But I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,693
Posted By Chris101
I used plastic bottles for my unicolor kit. I...

I used plastic bottles for my unicolor kit. I squeezed the air out of them, and they lasted for many rolls. I quit using them when the negatives started showing any loss of density.*

*About a year...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 21,887
Posted By Chris101
Ya learn so much here! My favorite musical joke...

Ya learn so much here!

My favorite musical joke is that if a musician misses a note, it's likely to have been a mistake. If they miss more, they're playing jazz.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-05-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,124
Posted By Chris101
Hi Kent, this is just a heads up, but the link in...

Hi Kent, this is just a heads up, but the link in your first post leads to an error because it's not spelled right. (DecisiveChallenge.com is missing the 'n'.)

I can hardly wait to see the entries!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-02-2017
Replies: 488
Views: 127,780
Posted By Chris101
Well, when this thread started, it was 'around 10...

Well, when this thread started, it was 'around 10 years ago'. Delta 400 was a high speed version of Delta 100 then, with its beautifuly structured, yet very fine - and uniform - grain. That is why I...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-01-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 3,809
Posted By Chris101
It's 2017! Doesn't everybody already have...

It's 2017! Doesn't everybody already have one?

If what you need is an in focus, 'correctly' exposed, ready to view image, the camera in any phone made in the last 5 years already does that. Don't...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-29-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,124
Posted By Chris101
I will be shooting in and around Chandler,...

I will be shooting in and around Chandler, Arizona. I suspect I'll have an M4-p with a couple of lenses, as well as a Lytro and a cell phone.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-29-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 3,809
Posted By Chris101
For situations like this, I usually resort to my...

For situations like this, I usually resort to my phone.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-25-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,124
Posted By Chris101
Oh yeah! I'm in. I entered the last one and even...

Oh yeah! I'm in. I entered the last one and even garnered a couple of votes!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2017
Replies: 7,432
Views: 3,788,898
Posted By Chris101
I've been doing some building shooting, and this...

I've been doing some building shooting, and this comes in handy:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/svyzh9zor3j6n4m/showyourmColor.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 49,485
Posted By Chris101
Two months ago I bought a camera body/lens...

Two months ago I bought a camera body/lens combination as I try to simplify my shooting options as I approach retirement. This is one of the last, if not the last film cameras I will ever buy.* The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 21,887
Posted By Chris101
Next year's model won't need you!

Next year's model won't need you!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-19-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By Chris101
Very nice, and very appropriate shooting with a...

Very nice, and very appropriate shooting with a Zorki (former Soviet ally, former Soviet camera.) I'm really pist that whassisname is taking Cuba away just when we got used to having Cuba back! I see...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,496
Posted By Chris101
Nikon CP950, Olympus OM1n with a 21mm f/2, and a...

Nikon CP950, Olympus OM1n with a 21mm f/2, and a Mamiya 645 with the 110mm.

Mostly the CoolPix though. (It's still around, and it works!)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
I'm shooting a historic building being renovated....

I'm shooting a historic building being renovated. I am on the design team, and have worked in the building for decades. Since all I had for my new Leica was a 50mm, I bought a wide angle...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-16-2017
Replies: 2,917
Views: 1,782,416
Posted By Chris101
I've got 4 rolls of trix from 4/25 through...

I've got 4 rolls of trix from 4/25 through yesterday from an ongoing, architectural project. I'm gonna develop the film tonight and spend tomorrow scanning it. As the project matures, I will begin...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,569
Posted By Chris101
I plan on doing even more photography when I get...

I plan on doing even more photography when I get old!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-16-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Chris101
I think the A stands for Admiral Akbar. It's...

I think the A stands for Admiral Akbar.


It's Atrappe!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,480
Posted By Chris101
Thanks for the Mad Men clip Peter. I have 2...

Thanks for the Mad Men clip Peter. I have 2 Carousel projectors on my project shelf, and 2 in a device. I got the chills when that image flashed. Too cool.

For me, most of Crewdson's work elicits...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-14-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,235
Posted By Chris101
I think the 3 key words in Johnston's article are...

I think the 3 key words in Johnston's article are "not including smartphone".

Statistically pictures not taken with phones are a small minority of all photographs taken by non-professional...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-14-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 2,235
Posted By Chris101
The propeller was designed with a stealth signal...

The propeller was designed with a stealth signal that can be decoded. It couldn't be detected by the Rooskies though, cause they didn't know the code. That way CIA, etc., could track Russian subs...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,480
Posted By Chris101
Now there is an 'eye of the beholder'...

Now there is an 'eye of the beholder' moment.

Crewdson may well be my favorite photographer. Perhaps it's due to a psychedelic upbringing, or maybe it's just the intense dreamlike quality all of his...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-11-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Chris101
I heard that the Russians are trying to influence...

I heard that the Russians are trying to influence our lens appreciation habits. Here's something German to help take it back:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/kpr3qivndxas7u4/reddotartar.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,480
Posted By Chris101
Sure, because this forum is about making...

Sure, because this forum is about making photographs, not criticizing, or even appreciating them, except as to how they were made. RFF is about having fun with photography. When I do a "serious" art...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-11-2017
Replies: 125
Views: 4,604
Posted By Chris101
Have you made your decision? You gotta let us...

Have you made your decision? You gotta let us know!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-10-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By Chris101
All of the subjects have light Caucasian toned...

All of the subjects have light Caucasian toned skin.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
Yikes! That thing looks like it would break your...

Yikes! That thing looks like it would break your wrist!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 5,964
Posted By Chris101
I got a Rolleiflex with a 75mm f/3.5 Tessar...

I got a Rolleiflex with a 75mm f/3.5 Tessar taking lens at a big swap meet for $45. The mirror was broken, but mechanically and optically it was fine. I replaced the mirror with a front surface...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-06-2017
Replies: 125
Views: 4,604
Posted By Chris101
I don't know much about the biogon, but what do...

I don't know much about the biogon, but what do you want to photograph? The nature of the lens depends a lot on the subject, especially its distance and topology. What are some of your favorite...
Forum: Photo Software 06-03-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By Chris101
I have a box, a closet and a shed that is filled...

I have a box, a closet and a shed that is filled with stuff that was once cool, but is now obsolete. Sometimes I look at it and reminisce. When I need more room, it gets tossed in a fifo manner.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-03-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,705
Posted By Chris101
My case(s - I have one on my OM1n, and Nikon FG...

My case(s - I have one on my OM1n, and Nikon FG as well) makes the camera fit hand holding (it's easier to grip single handed), and it abates my clumsiness somewhat. I tend to bump things I carry...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-03-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,705
Posted By Chris101
That...

That said:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/j5i6knx82opcmjy/leicawithcase.gif
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-03-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,705
Posted By Chris101
Heh. Well for all the other geezers who saw that...

Heh. Well for all the other geezers who saw that movie, and thought it was the most risqué film we ever had to sneak into - yay. I was kinda into photography before, but after seeing that, I no...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-03-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,705
Posted By Chris101
Nobody under 65 would get it.

Nobody under 65 would get it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/koafshjqbq6ghs...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/koafshjqbq6ghs8/illum.gif

Lytro Illum. I have wanted one since they came out in 2014. Almost bought one too, but the $1600 pricetag kept me away. Now it sells for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2017
Replies: 8,885
Views: 867,146
Posted By Chris101
see below.

see below.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Chris101
RE: prices Perhaps not "skyrocketing" but they...

RE: prices

Perhaps not "skyrocketing" but they are certainly increasing. I bought an M4-P with a decent CV lens in 2007. I just paid the same amount for a similar M4-P body, without a lens last...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-25-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By Chris101
I don't really get the focus tab though. My hands...

I don't really get the focus tab though. My hands are either in the way, or I need to hold the camera very awkwardly. Are there any recommended techniques for focus-tab camera manipulation?
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