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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-16-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 1,730
Posted By Chris101
Sigh. Nobody listens to Ralph G. any more man....

Sigh. Nobody listens to Ralph G. any more man. :(..
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/327tq5jt8se47oh/theresaericjamesralph.jpg
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-16-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Chris101
I have found the Unicolor Powder Kit to be easy...

I have found the Unicolor Powder Kit to be easy to use, requiring only a water tub, hot water, ice and a good thermometer beyond the hardware used for black and white processing. If I didn't want to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-15-2020
Replies: 33
Views: 1,305
Posted By Chris101
madNbad: I put shims in where the film holder...

madNbad: I put shims in where the film holder goes so it didn’t wiggle, and used binder clips (not shown) to hold the film holder closed. At first I put a brace under the end of it, so it didn’t pull...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-15-2020
Replies: 33
Views: 1,305
Posted By Chris101
Hi froyd, I'm not an expert, but I have a few...

Hi froyd, I'm not an expert, but I have a few years camera and scanner scanning of negatives and transparencies. So I'm gonna give a shot at answering your questions.



I have read that a fine,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2020
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,686
Posted By Chris101
I've given up on my attempt to make an older...

I've given up on my attempt to make an older 43-86 into an AI lens, so I just bought a nice looking 43-86mm f/3.5 AI lens. It's the one with the lettering on the outside of the barrel. I also bought...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2020
Replies: 33
Views: 845
Posted By Chris101
I find a film:camera:lens ratio of 1:1:1 to be...

I find a film:camera:lens ratio of 1:1:1 to be aesthetically beautiful and theoretically doable, however I have difficulty achieving that, even with help.

One day, at the end of September 2011 I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2020
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Chris101
Also look at your white balance and metering mode...

Also look at your white balance and metering mode settings. Are there any asterisks showing? In white balance A* setting, exposure is modified to produce the best skin tones under natural light. In...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-11-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,404
Posted By Chris101
On my M4P the red dot says "Leitz" not...

On my M4P the red dot says "Leitz" not Leica.

When I got my first M4P, I didn't like the gaudiness of the dot, so I obscured it. Then I came to like it, so I proudly displayed the dot on my second...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-09-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,404
Posted By Chris101
I'd like a bigger screw, with the red Leica logo...

I'd like a bigger screw, with the red Leica logo on the head.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-09-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 6,471
Posted By Chris101
My Fourp has a screw. It's never bothered me. I...

My Fourp has a screw. It's never bothered me. I suppose I should unscrew it sometime, and do some adjusting.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2020
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,686
Posted By Chris101
A couple months ago, I AI'd my second one of...

A couple months ago, I AI'd my second one of these, but I lost the little nubbin with 2 screw holes that transfers the f-stop setting from the ring to the aperture mechanism! I'm gonna get an AI...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2020
Replies: 902
Views: 176,262
Posted By Chris101
Jillian https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ft6nt8...

Jillian
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ft6nt88klhcsdqx/jillian102919.jpg
Kodak 400, 35mm Summicron, M4P, office fluorescent...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2020
Replies: 902
Views: 176,262
Posted By Chris101
I love the Crewdson look of these two pics!

I love the Crewdson look of these two pics!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2020
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By Chris101
When you run out of pepper, try putting the...

When you run out of pepper, try putting the grinder on the camera and see how it stacks up. Is that a 43-86 I see on the Nikon in your picture? The pepper grinder might actually beat that? (Heh, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 885
Posted By Chris101
Hi Tim, Congrats on your "new" D700! I still...

Hi Tim,

Congrats on your "new" D700! I still have (and use) mine, along with a D2x and recently D850. I especially like the 700 because it's pop-up flash can be used as a flash commander, while the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-01-2020
Replies: 45
Views: 1,796
Posted By Chris101
M6 doesn’t appeal to me, but I’m on my second...

M6 doesn’t appeal to me, but I’m on my second M4P. I think it’s the ideal Leica and that’s because it doesn’t have a meter, or take a battery. I also have a Bessa, but it’s an L that I use with a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chris101
It is. I bought mine with an N80 body attached....

It is. I bought mine with an N80 body attached. But I must admit, that camera likes the 24-120 f/3.5-5.6 G VR better. That's the lens that everybody loves to hate, so my poor N80 is an outlier.

By...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,058
Posted By Chris101
I didn't realize that I had shot a few frames and...

I didn't realize that I had shot a few frames and rewound the film a year previously. Usually I write something on the cartridge. For some reason I didn't, so I thought it was an untouched roll. I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-27-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 7,144
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/jop76y8dollqdx...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/jop76y8dollqdxi/manhattan04.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2019
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,686
Posted By Chris101
Wow - I have the same camera, meter and lens! I...

Wow - I have the same camera, meter and lens! I love mine, I suspect you will love your's too (cause it's a very lovable camera!)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2019
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,686
Posted By Chris101
I just bought a Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 macro lens...

I just bought a Laowa 15mm f/4 1:1 macro lens with a plain Nikon F mount. It doesn't do any kind of electronic or mechanical communication with the camera, it just focuses light. One thing that has...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-14-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,210
Posted By Chris101
I've also got Olympus (OM-1n + 5 lenses) and...

I've also got Olympus (OM-1n + 5 lenses) and Nikon (FG, D850 + 13 lenses) slr systems. I had Canons back in the FD days, but switched to Olympus when they abandoned the mount.

I rarely shoot film...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-07-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,380
Posted By Chris101
My camera consumption has been pretty...

My camera consumption has been pretty chaotic:

(Nikons are in bold, digitals are italicized.)
1966 Kodak Instamatic 104
1974 Polaroid SX-70
1975 Konica Autoreflex T
1976 Mamiya 645
1979 Canon...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Chris101
Contrast. Underexposed is uniformly dark with...

Contrast. Underexposed is uniformly dark with shadow detail intact, overexposed is washed out with highlight detail emphasized, overdeveloped has blocked shadows and blown highlights, underdeveloped...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 2,018
Posted By Chris101
The Dowa

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/r6ka1sb6kryl47d/dowa02.jpg
Washi Z type film, 5 minutes in HC110b at 20°C. Exposed in a Leica M4-P with a 35mm Summicron for 1/30th of a second at f/8 through a...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-30-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 6,506
Posted By Chris101
Wow! Thank you all for such insightful...

Wow! Thank you all for such insightful responses.

@Pál_K, I do hope the camera is making pictures somewhere. It was a good picture maker, although I was in the early stages of a lifelong learning...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-22-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 6,506
Posted By Chris101
I have a recurring dream about a particular...

I have a recurring dream about a particular camera. In 1985 my studio was burgled, and several cameras, lenses, a computer, and other equipment were stolen. Including my Mamiya 645, which I bought...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,554
Posted By Chris101
Jose, chef, dishwasher and owner of The Robin's...

Jose, chef, dishwasher and owner of The Robin's Nest in the Oceanside, CA harbor. Now closed:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/f5h5xrkyhbde0i7/joseofoceanside.jpg

Shot with an Olympus OM-1n and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-28-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,554
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/t85x2fn1ca17du...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/t85x2fn1ca17du9/merrygoround.jpg
This is shot on Washi F ilm, developed in HC110B for seven and a half minutes.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 10-27-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 2,470
Posted By Chris101
I would love to have a Monochrom. That's how I...

I would love to have a Monochrom. That's how I see - in black and white. Well, technically in shades of brown with the occasional blue, but mostly monochrome, due to extreme deuteranopia

I have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,946
Posted By Chris101
That would have to be my OM-1n, bought new in...

That would have to be my OM-1n, bought new in 1983 with the 50mm f/3.5 Macro. Still have and use both (and I've even bought a few more lenses for it.)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-22-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,226
Posted By Chris101
The value of my 35 'cron is priceless. I don't...

The value of my 35 'cron is priceless. I don't consider it an investment, but rather a set of refractive elements to make pictures...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-22-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 4,292
Posted By Chris101
Typically I am a trix guy. But I've gone...

Typically I am a trix guy. But I've gone experimental for a month:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/g35mjft354k9p81/somefilm.jpg

Half of this is shot now. After the month is over I will go back...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-21-2019
Replies: 902
Views: 176,262
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/4ajurv2wdjo6hi...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/4ajurv2wdjo6hi0/pushingit.jpg
M4P, 35 Summicron with B+W 091 filter, shot onto Washi Z film, metered at EI 25. Developed for seven and a half minutes in HC110...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-21-2019
Replies: 902
Views: 176,262
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/hbv1ysgl8md8yi...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/hbv1ysgl8md8yij/unwillingcouple.jpg

They saw me take the picture. Dude walked into the restaurant and confronted me. "Delete it in front of me!" he demanded. I...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-21-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,998
Posted By Chris101
Fair use is generally taken to be no more than...

Fair use is generally taken to be no more than 10% of a given work. This was the standard we worked with in college education material production. It was usually less than one percent. With a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 6,854
Posted By Chris101
Doesn't every just use their phone for a camera -...

Doesn't every just use their phone for a camera - I mean watch?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-11-2019
Replies: 381
Views: 196,308
Posted By Chris101
I saw someone else has this same configuration a...

I saw someone else has this same configuration a few pages back, but I think it's a perfect mating between camera and lens:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/0gxz0np9shktc8i/bessal.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-29-2019
Replies: 2,741
Views: 807,813
Posted By Chris101
I needed a digital camera with a quirky lens, so...

I needed a digital camera with a quirky lens, so I bought this about a month ago:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/x03vf4f9g9tyk8u/850with815.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,686
Posted By Chris101
I love that book!

I love that book!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Chris101
If you are worried about a brown stain, rinse it...

If you are worried about a brown stain, rinse it with a bit of stop bath after use. Probably a good idea for the coffee maker and mug too (although use vinegar, not "stop bath", although it's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,723
Posted By Chris101
In the past 6 months I have used 6 of my 16...

In the past 6 months I have used 6 of my 16 cameras. I have the other ten because I can't ever seem to throw a camera (or computer, or book, or clock, or pen, ... you get the idea) away as long as...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-08-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,900
Posted By Chris101
About the ES-2, continued ... I previously used...

About the ES-2, continued ...

I previously used a Coolscan 5000, but a problem I had with it was "grain aliasing", that is, the scanner could not make out individual grains, so images has a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-08-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,900
Posted By Chris101
Their device looks well made, and easy to use,...

Their device looks well made, and easy to use, but it's kinda pricey. I just bought a Nikon ES-2. It screws onto the business end of the 60mm micro lens I already have. The film carrier holds the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,961
Posted By Chris101
Digital and film are different media, we don't...

Digital and film are different media, we don't argue about is painting better than photography any more, and soon won't argue about electronic vs chemical photography. The resulting pictures from the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2019
Replies: 733
Views: 92,459
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/okhpuetvgm9sgc...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/okhpuetvgm9sgcz/summer2010.jpg
summer 2010
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 353
Views: 46,772
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/6kfogsqaw38fvt...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/6kfogsqaw38fvtp/tensegritysculpture.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/601atovoc0c3hhy/wildflare.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/cbi88kmiefb3zom/boyi...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-14-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 4,373
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: 3,160
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: 3,160
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: 3,462
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: 4,540
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: 921
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: 9,155
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: 4,063
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: 1,849
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: 20,999
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: 3,106
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: 3,116
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: 29,514
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: 29,514
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: 3,932
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: 2,828
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: 6,741
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. 11-08-2017
Replies: 268
Views: 66,281
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: 66,281
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: 554
Views: 98,467
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: 628
Red
Views: 139,930
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: 2,461
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: 439
Views: 35,671
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: 439
Views: 35,671
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. 10-30-2017
Replies: 227
Views: 28,035
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: 1,042
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: 409
Views: 163,382
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: 1,191
Views: 458,207
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: 1,191
Views: 458,207
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: 905
Posted By Chris101
It's a lefty!

It's a lefty!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-25-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,675
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: 1,400
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: 257
Views: 16,748
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: 41
Views: 4,185
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: 12,905
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: 1,453
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: 12,905
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: 72,338
Posted By Chris101
Uno...

Uno mas:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/722rpu4bhpyr6br/sunburnedoldfartdeux.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,884
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: 2,117
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: 6,056
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: 292
Views: 51,477
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: 72,338
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: 2,884
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: 2,884
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 10-16-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,884
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 10-16-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,884
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: 2,943
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: 2,943
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: 73,649
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: 3,452
Posted By Chris101
OMG man! ;P

OMG man! ;P
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 3,452
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: 292
Views: 51,477
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: 292
Views: 51,477
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: 292
Views: 51,477
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: 292
Views: 51,477
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: 1,170
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: 3,178
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: 3,346
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: 1,972
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: 9,209
Views: 914,686
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: 9,209
Views: 914,686
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: 985
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: 276
Views: 88,977
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: 902
Views: 176,262
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: 2,975
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: 18,083
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: 4,448
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: 3,880
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: 5,785
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: 2,004
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: 5,864
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: 2,827
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: 2,827
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: 2,827
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: 1,540
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 08-23-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
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 08-23-2017
Replies: 167
Views: 29,149
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: 9,209
Views: 914,686
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: 954
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 08-12-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,899
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 08-12-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
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: 16,911
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: 1,380
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: 1,364
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: 12,119
Views: 4,473,960
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: 12,119
Views: 4,473,960
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: 1,818
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: 12,313
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: 2,014
Views: 616,718
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: 1,692
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: 2,538
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: 9,209
Views: 914,686
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: 1,358
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: 1,352
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: 12,119
Views: 4,473,960
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: 17,860
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: 17,860
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: 1,449
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: 12,119
Views: 4,473,960
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: 573
Views: 52,976
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: 12,119
Views: 4,473,960
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: 2,195
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: 1,415
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: 5,227
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: 2,992
Views: 1,791,212
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: 2,474
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: 1,439
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: 1,415
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: 12,119
Views: 4,473,960
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: 23,775
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: 2,618
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: 12,119
Views: 4,473,960
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: 896
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: 504
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: 2,033
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: 13,821
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: 12,119
Views: 4,473,960
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: 3,261
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: 4,084
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: 635
Views: 95,597
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: 3,261
Posted By Chris101
Is the tally available?

Is the tally available?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-03-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,259
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: 1,713
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 08-03-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,713
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. 08-03-2017
Replies: 573
Views: 87,849
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/trgkwtb5r2wojh...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/trgkwtb5r2wojhe/angie042917.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2017
Replies: 573
Views: 87,849
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: 1,563
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: 4,084
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: 1,563
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: 1,713
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 08-02-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 2,618
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: 5,697
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: 17,860
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: 1,866
Posted By Chris101
That's really weird.

That's really weird.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,335
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: 1,037
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: 1,031
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 07-26-2017
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,686
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:

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Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2017
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,686
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: 809
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: 809
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: 2,848
Posted By Chris101
Just wait til Part 8!

Just wait til Part 8!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,810
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: 1,810
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: 2,848
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: 1,781
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: 12,021
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: 12,021
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: 1,078
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: 950
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: 16,911
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".
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