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Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 16,823
Posted By dfatty
Rest well, Roger, you will be missed. ...

Rest well, Roger, you will be missed. Condolences to Frances and family.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-19-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 7,259
Posted By dfatty
nice, mike, thanks for keeping the foveon threads...

nice, mike, thanks for keeping the foveon threads alive!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-27-2018
Replies: 422
Views: 78,885
Posted By dfatty
very nice. reminds me of seeing these while...

very nice. reminds me of seeing these while driving in rural canada.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-19-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,711
Posted By dfatty
i'm a big fan of small apsc-sensor cameras, esp...

i'm a big fan of small apsc-sensor cameras, esp with touchscreen.

seems like it's a bayer sensor and not an x-trans, from what i read somewhere? works for me.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-12-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By dfatty
i have the franiec grips on a number of cameras...

i have the franiec grips on a number of cameras including the merrills, it's so sad they're no longer available. i've been using flipbac rubber grips, which are nowhere near as nice, but better than...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-28-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 5,768
Posted By dfatty
best to frances, welcome back..

best to frances, welcome back..
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-09-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,785
Posted By dfatty
good start, joe, look forward to following this...

good start, joe, look forward to following this thread. i like the lighting in posts 5 and 6.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-04-2017
Replies: 146
Views: 15,778
Posted By dfatty
Thanks for the review, Shawn, good info. The...

Thanks for the review, Shawn, good info. The 21:9 info and shooting with both eyes open info is new to me.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-01-2017
Replies: 146
Views: 15,778
Posted By dfatty
nice, mike, thanks for posting. i had to put my...

nice, mike, thanks for posting. i had to put my sd quattro plans on hold for now, hopefully next year.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By dfatty
i'm just getting started on instagram, these...

i'm just getting started on instagram, these links are very helpful!
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-14-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 5,500
Posted By dfatty
this thread makes me happy, thanks for posting...

this thread makes me happy, thanks for posting it. ariana is good, i hope she enjoys it.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-22-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,181
Posted By dfatty
good question. i don't know how many sd quattro...

good question. i don't know how many sd quattro users there are on rff.

i've been seriously considering the sd quattro, and was thinking of getting the bundle with the 30mm and eventually getting...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-16-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By dfatty
much better than the sigma reviews that complain...

much better than the sigma reviews that complain about their inability to shooting action and high iso :) i'm still happy with the merrills, maybe sigma will surprise us and come out with some new...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-23-2017
Replies: 835
Views: 82,801
Posted By dfatty
dp3m

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4326/35927662312_1d0f88b1f9_b.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-27-2017
Replies: 1,672
Views: 426,788
Posted By dfatty
wonderful, nathan.

wonderful, nathan.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-30-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,216
Posted By dfatty
i just looked at my dp2m - it has a proprietary...

i just looked at my dp2m - it has a proprietary a/v port, which doesn't look like it can be used for charging, and i don't remember seeing that in the manual. the newer standard generic third party...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-27-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By dfatty
nice. now if they would do this for the...

nice. now if they would do this for the merrills, i'd be set :o)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-24-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,720
Posted By dfatty
nice to see an rd1 still in use, very nice!

nice to see an rd1 still in use, very nice!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-22-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 7,041
Posted By dfatty
Thanks for the info. My dp1m was acting up...

Thanks for the info. My dp1m was acting up recently, maybe that's a sign I need a Quattro h ;)
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-20-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 6,581
Posted By dfatty
screw length

i ended up having to buy a package that had an assortment with different sizes. i first bought long ones, but they were too long.

these were too long,...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-26-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 7,564
Posted By dfatty
Great photos in this thread!

Great photos in this thread!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-14-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By dfatty
nice article, thanks for posting. wow: "After...

nice article, thanks for posting.

wow:

"After getting that perfectly framed photo, he set aside his camera, gave the badly burned girl water, poured more on her wounds, then loaded her and others...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-17-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 19,386
Posted By dfatty
striking shots, gnuyork, beautiful light!

striking shots, gnuyork, beautiful light!
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-17-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 5,614
Posted By dfatty
just saw that myself, looks very interesting!

just saw that myself, looks very interesting!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-26-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By dfatty
ultimately, it's how happy *you* are with it that...

ultimately, it's how happy *you* are with it that matters, and it sounds like you are! for me, the merrills really slowed my film shooting, so i know how you feel.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-24-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By dfatty
thanks for the review. interesting to hear that...

thanks for the review. interesting to hear that IQ may be better than dp2m.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 51,046
Posted By dfatty
rest in peace, tom, i enjoyed your posts and kind...

rest in peace, tom, i enjoyed your posts and kind and sharing nature.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-01-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,444
Posted By dfatty
it's nice to have the complete set, like you i...

it's nice to have the complete set, like you i haven't seen anything with the quattros that has motivated me to upgrade. now that you mention it maybe i need to pick up some merrill spares. i...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-16-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 6,581
Posted By dfatty
i should have mentioned that - yes, plastic. i...

i should have mentioned that - yes, plastic. i understand there is such a thing as 3d metal printing, but i have no idea if that's commonly available, or affordable.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-16-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 6,581
Posted By dfatty
3D printed grip

this is a long dead thread but i thought i'd share a leica cl grip i found on the internet, which someone designed to be printed with a 3D printer. i downloaded the file, uploaded it to one of the...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-29-2016
Replies: 79
Views: 19,386
Posted By dfatty
nice archiver, thanks for keeping this thread...

nice archiver, thanks for keeping this thread alive.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 09-22-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By dfatty
yup. i updated my previous post with more info.

yup. i updated my previous post with more info.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 09-22-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By dfatty
i'm three minutes into it (first talked about...

i'm three minutes into it (first talked about design with valid critiques) and he's finally trying to shoot it. for sports/action. annoying. hey, let's take a honda civic out to the racetrack and...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 09-21-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By dfatty
just noticed the sigma quattro sd with 30/1.4 is...

just noticed the sigma quattro sd with 30/1.4 is in stock at b&h. must . . . resist . . . :p
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-19-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 13,651
Posted By dfatty
nice, colton, really like this photo! ps, the ad...

nice, colton, really like this photo!

ps, the ad in the sponsor classifieds doesn't have a link to the donation page, might help to add it.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-15-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,151
Posted By dfatty
ah, yes, i forgot that one. what a weird choice...

ah, yes, i forgot that one. what a weird choice to release that before other primes, it's like they're rubbing salt into the wound - you want primes here's one for you :p
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-15-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,151
Posted By dfatty
looks okay but i've given up on the M system...

looks okay but i've given up on the M system because all canon does is release kit-level zoom lenses for it. it's been years and the only prime they have is the 22mm. it's a shame because i still...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-14-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 7,859
Posted By dfatty
hp 2133 mini upgraded with an ssd drive. the...

hp 2133 mini upgraded with an ssd drive. the really small screen can get annoying when scanning a lot at one sitting, but it's been a decent compact solution that doesn't take up much space. i...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-14-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 7,859
Posted By dfatty
i didn't have any luck trying to run the pakon...

i didn't have any luck trying to run the pakon from virtual xp mode on windows 7 pro. couldn't figure out what the issue was.

so instead i run the pakon from an old dedicated xp netbook and it...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-13-2016
Replies: 100
Views: 8,641
Posted By dfatty
what an interesting endeavor and result! good...

what an interesting endeavor and result! good luck to you on your travels.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-28-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,091
Posted By dfatty
very helpful info and examples, godfrey, thanks!

very helpful info and examples, godfrey, thanks!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2016
Replies: 80
Views: 8,119
Posted By dfatty
that stinks, hopefully they will make it right...

that stinks, hopefully they will make it right quickly. i received mine two days ago and it's complete as far as i can tell. i'm glad they included a checklist of QA items to check.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-25-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By dfatty
very interesting!

very interesting!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-25-2016
Replies: 117
Views: 6,671
Posted By dfatty
good reminder, stephen, it's easy to get bogged...

good reminder, stephen, it's easy to get bogged down in things that are ultimately irrelevant. glad you are well.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-13-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,530
Posted By dfatty
that's really great feedback. i'm a merrill user...

that's really great feedback. i'm a merrill user who's always been curious about the previous series. i'll have to try the fill light suggestions.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-26-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 11,694
Posted By dfatty
i'm not so in tune with sensor prices and yields,...

i'm not so in tune with sensor prices and yields, but it amazes me that sigma can put out this body for less than what some of the new m43 bodies cost. perhaps the apsc sensor costs are also spread...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-24-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 11,694
Posted By dfatty
ah yes, just noticed this thread was for aps-h,...

ah yes, just noticed this thread was for aps-h, not aps-c. but the price for the apsc might give a hint for the h, hopefully not more than 50% higher as you say..
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-24-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 11,694
Posted By dfatty
http://petapixel.com/2016/06/24/sigma-announces-su...

http://petapixel.com/2016/06/24/sigma-announces-surprisingly-low-price-sd-quattro-mirrorless-camera/

wow, i was expecting much higher, and wasn't planning on buying this. but now, i'll definitely...
Forum: Travel 06-19-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,966
Posted By dfatty
great photos in this thread, thanks all for...

great photos in this thread, thanks all for posting.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-04-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,638
Posted By dfatty
Congrats, it's still a very capable camera. Hope...

Congrats, it's still a very capable camera. Hope your son enjoys it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,204
Posted By dfatty
darn, rest in peace MR.

darn, rest in peace MR.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-17-2016
Replies: 155
Views: 46,209
Posted By dfatty
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7730/27051269146_9b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7730/27051269146_9b38963d58_b.jpg
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-12-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,927
Posted By dfatty
same for me, the gx7 is my favorite m43. i was...

same for me, the gx7 is my favorite m43. i was disappointed that the gx8 is larger so i was happy to see the gx85 released. as far as i can tell the sensor is the same one as in the gx7 but without...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-12-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 4,927
Posted By dfatty
an interesting choice which falls in the no cost...

an interesting choice which falls in the no cost limit category is the new panasonic-gx85. it's essentially a gx7 reboot, with no AA filter and a special monochrome mode. it's interesting that it's...
Forum: Travel 04-11-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By dfatty
gary, i just came back from my trip and i was...

gary, i just came back from my trip and i was sooo glad i brought the dp2m, it was the standout performer. the g7x was a good all arounder in decent light, while the Nikon A was the low light...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-31-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,662
Posted By dfatty
very nice keith!

very nice keith!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-30-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 3,240
Posted By dfatty
agree, the lack of a "collections" button on the...

agree, the lack of a "collections" button on the front page is absurd. i actually sent flickr an email requesting one, and the response i received that it was not even being considered. it's easier...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-30-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By dfatty
if you can't find one here, mark hama, a...

if you can't find one here, mark hama, a well-known repair person, sells covers on *bay for the 124 (not G). he says they don't work on the G, but to contact him if you're looking for one for the G....
Forum: Travel 03-29-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By dfatty
If there's a place to bring a lot of camera gear,...

If there's a place to bring a lot of camera gear, or big ILC kit, it's Japan. No one looks twice, and it's very safe to carry around. :D

never seen http://www.littlebigtravelingcamera.com/ i'll...
Forum: Travel 03-29-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By dfatty
yeah, foveon for the fall shots would be nice. ...

yeah, foveon for the fall shots would be nice. maybe bring one of the merrills (if you still have any) because they're smaller? i guess that would break the 2 camera rule though.

i just looked...
Forum: Travel 03-29-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By dfatty
the lx100 should be really good, with the gr to...

the lx100 should be really good, with the gr to help for low light. i'm really trying to pare down for a trip coming up, and i've arrived at a somewhat similar set up, the canon g7x and the nikon A....
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-22-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,492
Posted By dfatty
i love seeing that too, gary. i recently put a...

i love seeing that too, gary.

i recently put a delkin folding pop-up shade on my dp2m, which definitely helps in bright sun. but unfortunately the reviews about the product are correct, it's...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-18-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,688
Posted By dfatty
thanks for the review, never heard of this camera...

thanks for the review, never heard of this camera or seen results from it.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-16-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,557
Posted By dfatty
my brother recently got a gm1, and has said it's...

my brother recently got a gm1, and has said it's difficult to use because of the lack of manual controls. but if your friend doesn't care about that, that's not an issue.

i have an epl5 that i...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-02-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,926
Posted By dfatty
you're going to have a lot of fun with SPP, lol. ...

you're going to have a lot of fun with SPP, lol. ;) it wouldn't be that bad if it wasn't so incredibly slow, it actually has some decent functionality imo. i'm not sure about the quattros, but i...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-01-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,926
Posted By dfatty
nice, chemo, thanks for the samples. now if only...

nice, chemo, thanks for the samples. now if only the body wasn't shaped so strangely. ;)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-26-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,926
Posted By dfatty
i don't have a dp0q but have been considering one...

i don't have a dp0q but have been considering one since i'm a dpx merrill user. i look forward to hearing about your experience with it after you get it.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-23-2016
Replies: 146
Views: 15,778
Posted By dfatty
good point on the location of the VF, i'm a left...

good point on the location of the VF, i'm a left eye shooter so this would be tight.

my brother just wrote me: "first time my right pinky dangles below the grip I'd throw it against the wall!" lol
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-16-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 3,514
Posted By dfatty
i wasn't sure if it was a B&H or panasonic issue,...

i wasn't sure if it was a B&H or panasonic issue, but TOP seems to indicate it was panasonic that dropped the ball. it would have been nice if B&H could have made that clear in the cancellation...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-12-2016
Replies: 208
Views: 28,645
Posted By dfatty
nice

nice setup and write up, lam!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-09-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 3,514
Posted By dfatty
I also received a notice that my order was...

I also received a notice that my order was canceled. Pretty crappy to cancel without giving us a choice to wait.
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-19-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,596
Posted By dfatty
Strange, I don't get it either, if it's no longer...

Strange, I don't get it either, if it's no longer a phone what's the point. I remember being excited when the Samsung camera/phone came out, I've had horrible luck with cameras on phones.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-19-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 2,865
Posted By dfatty
neat camera

i ran an rff search on the theta and only came up with this thread! this is a really fun camera for making images to be viewed online, my brother often uses one at family functions. my concern is...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-10-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By dfatty
very nice, thanks for sharing it.

very nice, thanks for sharing it.
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-28-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1,229
Posted By dfatty
Heads up - Refurb Coolpix A $269.96

at nikon:

http://www.nikonusa.com/en/nikon-products/product/refurbished-compact-digital-cameras/coolpix-a-refurbished.html

technically, it's $299.99 plus 10% off.

seems like a very good deal,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-22-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 11,617
Posted By dfatty
colton has some good tips in this thread. ...

colton has some good tips in this thread.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2395261#post2395261

the tips are technically for a v500, but i believe the epson software is the...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-17-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 8,156
Posted By dfatty
thanks for posting, look forward to seeing more. ...

thanks for posting, look forward to seeing more. this is a camera i might consider if the price comes down as happened with the merrills.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-09-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,770
Posted By dfatty
go phil! 10 char..

go phil!

10 char..
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-18-2015
Replies: 1,672
Views: 426,788
Posted By dfatty
love this, very nice!

love this, very nice!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-06-2015
Replies: 153
Views: 31,438
Posted By dfatty
this was in hawaii. perhaps the hot weather...

this was in hawaii. perhaps the hot weather discourages heavy kit, i was certainly expecting to see more dslrs. at sunrise or sunset i would see a handful of dslrs at scenic spots, but that wasn't...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-06-2015
Replies: 153
Views: 31,438
Posted By dfatty
i think i need to give it a serious try. my use...

i think i need to give it a serious try. my use has been half-hearted, but m43 is really quite good at this point.

i was recently on vacation and hated carrying around apsc size dslr gear. the...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 11-05-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By dfatty
from having owned fuji x, m43, and eos m - if you...

from having owned fuji x, m43, and eos m - if you want long lenses for something like a safari, the only system that will ultimately be smaller is m43.

eos m is apsc and only has one tele-zoom,...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-08-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 3,926
Posted By dfatty
nice, happy birthday, joe!

nice, happy birthday, joe!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-02-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 5,411
Posted By dfatty
i'd like a high iso capable foveon sensor. and...

i'd like a high iso capable foveon sensor. and usable foveon image processing software. more gear for me to suck at photography with, lol.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-27-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By dfatty
found this in a thread from feb 2015: Camera Wiz...

found this in a thread from feb 2015:

Camera Wiz Camera Repair
169B Pleasant Hill Road
Harrisonburg VA 22801
800/471-8133;...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-27-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By dfatty
If you're in the US, Frank Marshman is a go to...

If you're in the US, Frank Marshman is a go to Fuji repair person. I don't have contact info though. You're going to love the big negatives from the gw690ii!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-24-2015
Replies: 783
Views: 114,505
Posted By dfatty
very enjoyable thread, thanks to all the posters!

very enjoyable thread, thanks to all the posters!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-07-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 13,651
Posted By dfatty
bump - all the best to you, colton.

bump - all the best to you, colton.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-04-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 5,456
Posted By dfatty
Great information in this thread, thanks. I...

Great information in this thread, thanks. I hopefully will be dipping my foot in the 4x5 water soon with a Travelwide. After I see what the results look like, I may try a larger body with movements.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-31-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,516
Posted By dfatty
wow, beautiful shots. now i know why you were...

wow, beautiful shots. now i know why you were looking for a kodak ccd sensor body.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-11-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,306
Posted By dfatty
i'm not familiar with the e-400 but getting an...

i'm not familiar with the e-400 but getting an old camera with a ccd sensor doesn't sound daft to me. i really like the (sony?) ccd output of the r-d1 and sometime consider getting an old canon 1D...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-09-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,664
Posted By dfatty
nice discovery. i'm enjoying your enthusiasm for...

nice discovery. i'm enjoying your enthusiasm for the rd-1, it's made me shoot with mine a bit.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-07-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 3,431
Posted By dfatty
i know nothing about video but i've read that...

i know nothing about video but i've read that magic lantern works well with the eos m for video and allows raw video recording. apparently ML also implements focus peaking on the m. i've tried ML...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-25-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,594
Posted By dfatty
i was glad he was able to publish his...

i was glad he was able to publish his retrospective a few years ago, i've enjoyed it. rip.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-05-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 39,520
Posted By dfatty
good find, i wouldn't have thought to use chroma...

good find, i wouldn't have thought to use chroma and luminance to smooth the output.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 06-03-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 36,115
Posted By dfatty
so true, esp now when cameras are all so...

so true, esp now when cameras are all so competent.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 06-02-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 36,115
Posted By dfatty
thanks for the write-up, jason. i have an xe2...

thanks for the write-up, jason. i have an xe2 that i've rarely used because my first impression was that the output was soft. based on your write-up, i'll definitely have to play with the raw files...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,433
Posted By dfatty
i'm probably underestimating the skill and/or...

i'm probably underestimating the skill and/or commitment of a 10 year old, but i'd be inclined towards this as well. just something they will carry everywhere, that is waterproof and perhaps shock...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 05-04-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 4,190
Posted By dfatty
i haven't had sharpness issues, but i definitely...

i haven't had sharpness issues, but i definitely think more about holding still with the m than with a viewfinder camera.

i recently got one of these and really like it. i find myself using it even...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-28-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 8,156
Posted By dfatty
neat stuff, would love to see an example when...

neat stuff, would love to see an example when you're able. i may get a quattro once the price goes down, although i really dislike the shape. but the idea of a digital xpan is really attractive.
Forum: Travel 04-22-2015
Replies: 336
Views: 42,650
Posted By dfatty
great photos, michael.

great photos, michael.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-14-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 36,115
Posted By dfatty
i use the canon software and like it a lot. it...

i use the canon software and like it a lot. it makes basic raw corrections very easily and can crop and straighten. and it doesn't have a library function so you don't have to deal with importing...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-13-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 36,115
Posted By dfatty
interesting joe, i actually just took off my...

interesting joe, i actually just took off my thumb grip - i haven't decided if it actually helps or not. mine is a cheap generic thumb grip that seems a few mm too short. functionally it's fine,...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-11-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 36,115
Posted By dfatty
good luck, hope you enjoy the m. the AF update...

good luck, hope you enjoy the m. the AF update really improved it. when i got mine it hadn't been updated and it was as slow as reported.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-10-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 36,115
Posted By dfatty
understood, hope you find something that suits...

understood, hope you find something that suits your needs.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-10-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 36,115
Posted By dfatty
not to talk you out of it, but there are some...

not to talk you out of it, but there are some doodads out there that may help, like this.

http://www.clearviewer.com/hotshoe.html

my vision has reached the point where i have to take off my glasses...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-09-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,926
Posted By dfatty
i haven't tried any zooms, other than the 18-55...

i haven't tried any zooms, other than the 18-55 efm zoom. i put a 100-400 zoom on it for laughs once, but didn't really take note of the performance.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-09-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,926
Posted By dfatty
my favorite is the 22mm pancake. next, the...

my favorite is the 22mm pancake. next, the 85/1.8 EF. it's big (and the eq FL is long) but it focuses very quickly and smoothly on the m. the canon ef 50/1.4 doesn't focus nearly as smoothly on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-02-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By dfatty
wow, thanks for sharing.

wow, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photo Software 03-30-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,812
Posted By dfatty
garylh has some workflow info in post 9 of this...

garylh has some workflow info in post 9 of this thread. there's generally some good discussion in the rest of the thread.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=134149

me, i...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-23-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 3,006
Posted By dfatty
wow, really neat, never heard of the tilt shift...

wow, really neat, never heard of the tilt shift adapters for the eos m. love the straight lines.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-22-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,925
Posted By dfatty
i've read good things about that lens. the 18-55...

i've read good things about that lens. the 18-55 is pretty good, too, and the metal body makes it look better than it is, lol.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,170
Posted By dfatty
your post reminded me - the sl1 and eos m share...

your post reminded me - the sl1 and eos m share the same battery, which is convenient.

about the 5dc, great camera. the 40mm will work great on it, but the 55-250 is an efs lens and won't work.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,170
Posted By dfatty
that's the most sensible comment in this thread,...

that's the most sensible comment in this thread, lol. have fun.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,170
Posted By dfatty
i guess the idea of having another body to use...

i guess the idea of having another body to use your canon lens makes sense, although i'm not sure it adds to the capabilities you already have with the eos m and fuji.

yeah, i was thinking the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,170
Posted By dfatty
fwiw, maybe rather than get a canon dslr, you...

fwiw, maybe rather than get a canon dslr, you should go crazy and try a sigma. it will both infuriate and awe you, lol. i think someone is selling one of the older (non-merill) models for really...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,170
Posted By dfatty
hey, joe, i have both. canon's sensor tech...

hey, joe, i have both. canon's sensor tech basically stagnated at the t2i, there really isn't much difference in output. i've used the t2i for years and never upgraded because the sensor tech never...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-17-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,368
Posted By dfatty
congrats to dan for catching the eye of mike...

congrats to dan for catching the eye of mike johnston on TOP:

http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2015/03/random-excellence-dan-wagner.html
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-08-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 3,020
Posted By dfatty
i always thought the 55-250 was underrated, it's...

i always thought the 55-250 was underrated, it's got good IQ, esp for the price, and it's nice and light weight.

i recently tried the canon 85/1.8 on the eos M. i was pleasantly surprised, it...
Forum: Olympus RF 02-23-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 9,551
Posted By dfatty
nice work, thanks for posting pics of the process!

nice work, thanks for posting pics of the process!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-20-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,665
Posted By dfatty
interesting result, dave. otherwise, is the film...

interesting result, dave. otherwise, is the film holder okay?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-17-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 5,189
Posted By dfatty
that was a good read, thanks.

that was a good read, thanks.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-14-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By dfatty
the 1 series are beasts, i really like the big...

the 1 series are beasts, i really like the big pixels on the older models.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-11-2015
Replies: 222
Views: 35,165
Posted By dfatty
really like your gxr photos, maiku, they're...

really like your gxr photos, maiku, they're piquing my interest in the gxr. i'm holding back though, as i've learned too many times that it's not the camera causing the good results, lol. fwiw, you...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-11-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By dfatty
i use a few of these, they seem fine. (canada...

i use a few of these, they seem fine. (canada...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-10-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,868
Posted By dfatty
that's the way i look at it, which is what has me...

that's the way i look at it, which is what has me scratching my head.
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-10-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,868
Posted By dfatty
hmmm. while i love foveon and admire sigma's...

hmmm. while i love foveon and admire sigma's "think outside the box" attitude, not sure i get this body.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-09-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,716
Posted By dfatty
yeah, the listing order isn't very intuitive,...

yeah, the listing order isn't very intuitive, lol.

as expected the sony sensors do really well. i knew canon is a bit behind on sensor tech, but i'm a bit surprised that the e-m5 is right there...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-09-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,716
Posted By dfatty
neat link, willie, never seen that site...

neat link, willie, never seen that site before.

E-M5 is there. as is M240. last update was 3-3-12.

i think the links on this page go into the...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-07-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,707
Posted By dfatty
that price is much better than i thought it would...

that price is much better than i thought it would be, i thought i read somewhere $850+ body only. at $600 with kit lens and evf, i think it's very competitive with other brands.

canon seems to be...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-04-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 5,738
Posted By dfatty
i just noticed the article on canonrumors says...

i just noticed the article on canonrumors says that the EVF for the g1x camera will work on the M3. the evf is big and ugly but it's a start. it seems to work through the hotshoe without the need...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-03-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 5,738
Posted By dfatty
yes, definitely make sure you have the latest AF...

yes, definitely make sure you have the latest AF firmware, i noticed a definite speed increase when i loaded the new firmware. that said, it's not dslr or m43 quick, but i find it usable for...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-03-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 5,738
Posted By dfatty
interesting. can't wait until they're selling...

interesting. can't wait until they're selling for half price on eb*y, lol. but seriously, i wonder if folks will buy future m's at full price if canon doesn't speed up the AF and doesn't expand the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-03-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,793
Posted By dfatty
all the best to adrena, it was very nice of you...

all the best to adrena, it was very nice of you to accompany her.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-30-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 6,903
Posted By dfatty
hmmm, doesn't look like any of the reputable...

hmmm, doesn't look like any of the reputable places have it any more, which makes sense since it's an older model that has already been superseded. i actually bought mine from 6th avenue through...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-29-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 6,903
Posted By dfatty
sure, why not ...

sure, why not :p

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7352/16373857796_bf58e42946_z.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-29-2015
Replies: 155
Views: 46,209
Posted By dfatty
i seem to remember a conversation about red and...

i seem to remember a conversation about red and green patches being more likely if the area at issue is underexposed.

some even suggest overexposing the highlights and recovering them in the sigma...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-29-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,665
Posted By dfatty
you're welcome, dave and sid. if one of you buys...

you're welcome, dave and sid. if one of you buys a film holder, please report back. it does seem like the seller has given thought to the design.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-28-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,665
Posted By dfatty
here you...

here you go:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/127-film-holder-adapter-made-for-Epson-Perfection-4990-film-scanners-/271691169803?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3f420e400b
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-27-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By dfatty
congrats! when i got mine i noticed a couple of...

congrats! when i got mine i noticed a couple of neat things - when you're reviewing photos, you can swipe to go forward and back to the next or previous pic. you can also pinch and expand to zoom...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,665
Posted By dfatty
fwiw, i recently noticed a new seller of film...

fwiw, i recently noticed a new seller of film holders on ebay, who happens to sell a 127 film holder for the 4990. i noticed because the seller's products are affordable, not $80+ each like another...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-26-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,625
Posted By dfatty
very nice, thanks for sharing.

very nice, thanks for sharing.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-19-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 16,456
Posted By dfatty
i wasn't aware the m2 is going for low prices on...

i wasn't aware the m2 is going for low prices on ebay, i'm curious if the AF is really that much better. i don't remember seeing anyone on RFF with an m2, though with these low prices that may...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-18-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 16,456
Posted By dfatty
very nice, jason. the weird camera strap posts...

very nice, jason.

the weird camera strap posts on the sides, which require a specialized clip to use, are annoying. at least the camera comes with a neck strap that has the specialized clips on it....
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-15-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 16,456
Posted By dfatty
congrats, joe, hope you like it. it's quite good...

congrats, joe, hope you like it. it's quite good with the 22mm, although as some have noted the AF isn't made for action. well timed candid shots are possible though, as some of the pics in this...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-15-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 16,456
Posted By dfatty
i use the franiec grip and it really helps with...

i use the franiec grip and it really helps with grip. it's pricey but if you plan to keep using the M i'd say it's worth it.
http://www.kleptography.com/rf/#camera_eosm

it's hard to tell if they'll...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-14-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,458
Posted By dfatty
yeah, great read indeed, very enjoyable.

yeah, great read indeed, very enjoyable.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-10-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 9,066
Posted By dfatty
congrats, even though it's a decade old camera...

congrats, even though it's a decade old camera it's still very capable! i love the creamy output, even if you can't really see it on the yellow-ish lcd, lol. and the thwap of the giant mirror is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-09-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 9,066
Posted By dfatty
put me down for the 5d "classic" (mark i). i...

put me down for the 5d "classic" (mark i). i have a 5d mark ii but prefer the output of the classic, there's just something about it. imho i think it's the big pixels compared to more modern FF...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-19-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 15,414
Posted By dfatty
yeah, i found that portion confusing as well, i'm...

yeah, i found that portion confusing as well, i'm not sure how the IS can operate while missing a piece of data (focal distance), even if you enter the focal length..
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 12-19-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 15,414
Posted By dfatty
http://www.thephoblographer.com/2014/12/17/compari...

http://www.thephoblographer.com/2014/12/17/comparison-olympus-sonys-5-axis-stabilization-work/#.VJRRQf8PBTB

interesting discussion of 5-axis stab on the sony and oly. i'm not big into using M...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-16-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,059
Posted By dfatty
nice! i haven't done any jobo processing in a...

nice! i haven't done any jobo processing in a while, your post is encouraging me to do so. and also to try some e6, i've only tried c41...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-05-2014
Replies: 155
Views: 46,209
Posted By dfatty
nice, gary! nice to see you holding down the...

nice, gary! nice to see you holding down the fort with the sigmas. i took mine out last weekend but ended up mostly indoors with kids running around so it didn't get much use. i really need to...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-01-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 16,997
Posted By dfatty
best wishes!

best wishes!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-16-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,557
Posted By dfatty
here you go, thardy, there was a link in the...

here you go, thardy, there was a link in the email.

http://modernbook.com/store/specialpreorder.html
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-23-2014
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,688
Posted By dfatty
i wasn't familiar with fan ho until your post,...

i wasn't familiar with fan ho until your post, wow. petapixel recently posted some of his photos, stunning work.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 10-13-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 16,456
Posted By dfatty
me too. it's my most used around the house...

me too. it's my most used around the house camera, and still gets used outside of the house as well when i want to avoid using an intimidating camera.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-09-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 963
Posted By dfatty
i've been toying with the idea of buying a copy...

i've been toying with the idea of buying a copy of the smaller edition. the big edition is something else, though, lol.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-29-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 57,814
Posted By dfatty
yeah, the idea of having a dedicated laptop is...

yeah, the idea of having a dedicated laptop is nice. maybe i'll look into one that's a bit more powerful than a netbook if they can be had for so cheap. at worst, even if doesn't speed up the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-29-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 57,814
Posted By dfatty
I haven't scanned any BW yet, only color negs. ...

I haven't scanned any BW yet, only color negs. Looks like f16 sunshine might have the info you need :)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-29-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 57,814
Posted By dfatty
I had that happen, it saved negatives when I...

I had that happen, it saved negatives when I checked the box that says "Save Raw" or something like that. If you uncheck that box, it'll save the images as a positive.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-29-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 57,814
Posted By dfatty
thanks for the instructions for vmware install,...

thanks for the instructions for vmware install, ronw. i haven't been able to get it to work on my windows 7 computer, will give your instructions a try.

i have been able to get it work on an old...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-24-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By dfatty
one option is the olympus 12-50mm zoom, which...

one option is the olympus 12-50mm zoom, which gets generally good reviews.

http://www.photographyblog.com/reviews/olympus_m_zuiko_digital_ed_12_50mm_35_63_ez_review/conclusion/

it's not as small...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-18-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,286
Posted By dfatty
if the camera doesn't have to be pocketable, the...

if the camera doesn't have to be pocketable, the lx100 should be excellent. as shown here in gary's link, it's quite a bit bigger than the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-17-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,451
Posted By dfatty
i think this is a second printing or edition...

i think this is a second printing or edition because it's published in jan 2014, while the previous edition (first?) was in april 2013. which is probably why the collectors haven't bought up all the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-16-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,436
Posted By dfatty
i believe that samsung has a 1/2.3" sensor, which...

i believe that samsung has a 1/2.3" sensor, which is much smaller than a 1" sensor.

http://shootspeak.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/808_sensor_size.png

tough crowd, just a couple of years ago the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-15-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,436
Posted By dfatty
i'm hoping that price is retail and that it will...

i'm hoping that price is retail and that it will be greatly discounted at the cell phone provider level. i guess when you consider that the new canon 1" camera and sony 1" cameras are $700 and up,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-15-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,436
Posted By dfatty
yeah, this is the one that got me excited because...

yeah, this is the one that got me excited because i always have my phone with me even if i don't have a separate camera with me. now hopefully my cell phone provider will carry it, i've been waiting...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-15-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,286
Posted By dfatty
new camera, canon g7x, with raw, touch screen,...

new camera, canon g7x, with raw, touch screen, and 1" sensor. looks similar to a sony rx100 but with touchscreen (and no EVF of the rx100 mark...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-03-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 7,503
Posted By dfatty
for some reason i find comfort in the report that...

for some reason i find comfort in the report that the size increase was necessary for battery and heat dissipation reasons. makes me a little more sympathetic to the longer design, which i don't...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-29-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 10,862
Posted By dfatty
good luck! i plan to try it myself one day,...

good luck! i plan to try it myself one day, haven't quite gotten around to it.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-29-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 14,938
Posted By dfatty
i just noticed the gf670 is backordered at both...

i just noticed the gf670 is backordered at both b&h and adorama. i wonder if there's been a run on them.
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-21-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,286
Posted By dfatty
it's not so small but the canon g1x is a fixed...

it's not so small but the canon g1x is a fixed zoom, has raw, and touchscreen. i've never used it though, it's pretty pricey. but i expect it has the same UI as the eos m, and it has a big sensor...
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-21-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,286
Posted By dfatty
another option is the eos-m. to me it's...

another option is the eos-m. to me it's touchscreen interface is much easier to see and more intuitive than the one on the olympus epl5, which i also use (the epl5 uses only a portion of its 16:9...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-19-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,270
Posted By dfatty
Interesting, Gary. The 2 stops in monochrome...

Interesting, Gary. The 2 stops in monochrome sounds great, I'd really like that. I'm not sure I'm convinced about the shape, though, it seems like a PITA for camera bags. And the SD door rubber...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,790
Posted By dfatty
Great deal for a very competent camera, esp with...

Great deal for a very competent camera, esp with the lens, which is a nice prime.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 07-06-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,516
Posted By dfatty
good job on such a tight schedule!

good job on such a tight schedule!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-03-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,224
Posted By dfatty
neat, would be a nice little addition, indeed. ...

neat, would be a nice little addition, indeed. costs around $105 US.
http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=686.1000925.1000774.16.6jxgYt&id=39228246115
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 06-12-2014
Replies: 1,722
Views: 437,557
Posted By dfatty
nice work keeping the rd1 alive, all!

nice work keeping the rd1 alive, all!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-28-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8,297
Posted By dfatty
I really like the Franiec grip on the Sigma,...

I really like the Franiec grip on the Sigma, gives a nice hold. Another alternative that I recently became aware of is the Aki Asahi leather...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-20-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,920
Posted By dfatty
not a review but it's...

not a review but it's something:

http://petapixel.com/2014/05/19/sigma-tests-show-foveon-sensor-can-resolve-conventional-36mp-shooters/

here's the...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-14-2014
Replies: 93
Views: 39,520
Posted By dfatty
welcome back! curious to hear about the...

welcome back! curious to hear about the difference between the dp2x and the merrills, gary started me thinking of an older model because of a slightly different output, about which i've seen other...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-06-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By dfatty
very well done!

very well done!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-05-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By dfatty
i've used an oly fl-36R, but it's big for the...

i've used an oly fl-36R, but it's big for the pen, despite being pretty small. i think it may be oly's smallest bounce flash.

then i tried the Metz 20c-2, which is a good size for the pen. but...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-02-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By dfatty
i just checked aki asahi, he does not appear to...

i just checked aki asahi, he does not appear to make a 2.8c kit, but it wouldn't hurt to ask.

i was surprised that he has built up his catalog quite nicely, it now includes several other...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-30-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,920
Posted By dfatty
hmmm, i wonder if that means that reviewers will...

hmmm, i wonder if that means that reviewers will start getting them any time soon. very curious to see how the new sensor works. you've also gotten me interested in the old sensor, gary, with your...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-30-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 1,050
Posted By dfatty
Eos M Update (cheap FF foveon sensors?)

Full-frame Eos M with a foveon-like sensor? Sign me up!

http://www.thephoblographer.com/2014/04/30/full-frame-sensors-coming-canon-dslrs-mirrorless-cameras/#.U2Efw1cbCnw

It'll be interesting if...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-26-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By dfatty
leicagoodies strap and hook are nice for...

leicagoodies strap and hook are nice for compacts/mirrorless, though dont have strings at the end.
Forum: RFF News 04-17-2014
Replies: 97
Views: 10,154
Posted By dfatty
I'm enjoying these photos, thanks for posting.

I'm enjoying these photos, thanks for posting.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-15-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By dfatty
I got mine last night - I think this above quote...

I got mine last night - I think this above quote captures it well, lol. Took a few indoor pics, low light is definitely not it's forte. But with flash set at its lowest setting (med setting...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-08-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By dfatty
thanks for the heads up, this does look like fun.

thanks for the heads up, this does look like fun.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-31-2014
Replies: 131
Views: 32,060
Posted By dfatty
wow. 10 chars.

wow.

10 chars.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-08-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 16,456
Posted By dfatty
yes, very nice paddy!

yes, very nice paddy!
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 03-06-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 16,456
Posted By dfatty
At home indoors, it's my favorite camera to grab...

At home indoors, it's my favorite camera to grab for an impromptu shot. It's small and I love the touchscreen. The sensor is standard Canon APSC, which is very good. I don't have to think about a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-06-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By dfatty
Wow, you learn something new every day, I had no...

Wow, you learn something new every day, I had no idea that some of the 2.8Cs have bellows. Thanks for the knowledge.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-28-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,906
Posted By dfatty
ah, i haven't seen that second article before. ...

ah, i haven't seen that second article before. i'm going to have to digest it, looks provocative.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-28-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,906
Posted By dfatty
Bill, your links are the same, I think they were...

Bill, your links are the same, I think they were supposed to be different?

I wonder if the second link is supposed to be to Dante's famous "Rangefinder conceit" article, which was on his old web...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By dfatty
interesting gary, thanks for posting it. i...

interesting gary, thanks for posting it. i usually grab med. format or the sigma for a walk around the arboretum, so perhaps i may not see this green issue much.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By dfatty
ah, okay, thanks. i'm not an apple user so...

ah, okay, thanks. i'm not an apple user so aperture is out. i've seen good and bad comments on LR/fuji, but i'm not as critical of my pixels as i probably should be, so it probably won't be an...
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