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Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-09-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 23,200
Posted By pepeguitarra
Go in peace Roger. You can now take pictures in...

Go in peace Roger. You can now take pictures in Heaven and enjoy the best French wine up there. Make sure you document everything in case you have to write another book. My condolences to Frances.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-09-2018
Replies: 207
Views: 9,915
Posted By pepeguitarra
I am really upset that the guy did not stole the...

I am really upset that the guy did not stole the image from me. I have so many photos of the M3 and I could use $1,000. Somehow, I do not like Adorama and BH forcing me to observe their Sabath....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-01-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,218
Posted By pepeguitarra
True, that is why we got a deluge once! Maybe...

True, that is why we got a deluge once! Maybe time for another one? :angel:
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-01-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,218
Posted By pepeguitarra
I haven't sold on that site for a while. I had...

I haven't sold on that site for a while. I had similar experience with an individual of the same nationality living in the US. Wanting refund, even though, there was nothing but buyer remorse in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By pepeguitarra
Anything wrong with that?

Anything wrong with that?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1,667
Posted By pepeguitarra
Using an ASA400 film at EI400 is an...

Using an ASA400 film at EI400 is an underexposure. Those films EI is anywhere from 200 to 320. Try using ASA400 at EI250. If in B&W, not much difference.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-12-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,402
Posted By pepeguitarra
Nice camera. The Anastigmat lenses were top of...

Nice camera. The Anastigmat lenses were top of the line and very sharp, it is possible that they were low contrast. That is why Kodak came up with the Ektars, which are really some of the best...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-12-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,402
Posted By pepeguitarra
I was wondering, is that a Speed Graphic, the one...

I was wondering, is that a Speed Graphic, the one the journalist to the right is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-12-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,402
Posted By pepeguitarra
Declined -- No Luck

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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-12-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,402
Posted By pepeguitarra
Offer sent

I sent my offer already. I have my fingers crossed hoping that they will accept it.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-03-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,380
Posted By pepeguitarra
Get a meter one if you can. It really helps. ...

Get a meter one if you can. It really helps. Although I am used to not having a meter with the 75mm Automat. But the meter is really something, and Harry CLA them to the point that their...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-03-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,380
Posted By pepeguitarra
Harry Fleenor

Steve: In my search for the perfect Rollei, I bought an Automat Xenar 75mm for about $380 at the bay site. I has been working perfectly since couple of years ago, no need to adjust. Then I bought a...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-08-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,186
Posted By pepeguitarra
I can take and deliver them to the Goodwill...

I can take and deliver them to the Goodwill Stores. I may keep one for converting it to 4x5. It is very easy. You can buy the back of a Graflok on eBay and get couple of springs and attach it to the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-01-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 15,568
Posted By pepeguitarra
I got mine today! All ten of them.

I got mine today! All ten of them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,406
Posted By pepeguitarra
The burglars visited me in the form of a workers...

The burglars visited me in the form of a workers who was left alone doing some electrical work. Out of about 40 cameras and 100s of lenses, he only took the Optio Point and shoot. Same thing...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-30-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,849
Posted By pepeguitarra
I fund a discussion...

I fund a discussion (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52200) on the subject.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-28-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 15,568
Posted By pepeguitarra
Here is the second roll of P30 just developed and scanned

I used Rodinal (3.5 mL) plus distilled water to make 350mL of developer. Agitated for one minute by rotating the reels. Then at minute 25, I did one inversion. At 45min, dump the developer, rinsed...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-28-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 3,059
Posted By pepeguitarra
Scanning slides after 60 years does change the...

Scanning slides after 60 years does change the color:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4684/25474621218_035aa9f0df_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EP76nd)Henry (https://flic.kr/p/EP76nd) by Palenquero ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-28-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 3,059
Posted By pepeguitarra
What is the cloud? Isn't it a group of large...

What is the cloud? Isn't it a group of large computers that save everything in larger disks?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-28-2018
Replies: 272
Views: 29,558
Posted By pepeguitarra
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3403/5846829323_a35...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3403/5846829323_a35dff1be3_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9UEwE8)Classical Guitar (https://flic.kr/p/9UEwE8) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-27-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 15,568
Posted By pepeguitarra
The photo of the ladies have been selected in...

The photo of the ladies have been selected in Flickr's Explore and is getting lots of views and faves. I am really surprised. The one with the bushes and the oak tree titled Open Arms is also in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-27-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 15,568
Posted By pepeguitarra
THANKS, I think the stand development does that.

THANKS, I think the stand development does that.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-26-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 15,568
Posted By pepeguitarra
Adox Rodinal Std. Dev.(400ml -4ml) 60min, 10sec agitation, 1 inversion at 30min

CLICK ON THE PHOTOS, THEY ARE AVAILABLE. I DO NOT KNOW WHAT HAPPENED THAT IT SHOWS THIS. CLICK TO SEE THE PHOTO.


Here are the best of the 37 shots. Some of them was my fault, I forgot to set the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 15,568
Posted By pepeguitarra
Same here. There a max of 10 rolls per order.

Same here. There a max of 10 rolls per order.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 15,568
Posted By pepeguitarra
Advice on developing this film

I am ready to develop my first roll of P30 and I will use stand development R09. In the past I agitated by inverting for one minute and letting it sit for 60 minutes. I got lots of contrast and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By pepeguitarra
Great lesson. I have to go back and read some...

Great lesson. I have to go back and read some more about him.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks, it sound like the way to go.

Thanks, it sound like the way to go.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thank you everyone who contributed, thank you very much.

I flattened the negative between two heavy books and scanned again, and voilá: Here is result:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4650/28049040929_4079b0cb73_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JJAEDX)No More...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2018
Replies: 2,741
Views: 807,813
Posted By pepeguitarra
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4634/38243962495_fe...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4634/38243962495_fe2ec5454d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21guiDH)San Juan Capistrano (https://flic.kr/p/21guiDH) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-21-2018
Replies: 103
Views: 8,076
Posted By pepeguitarra
I like protests to trash a lot, it leaves...

I like protests to trash a lot, it leaves something to think about. I hate when I was in Japan and the workers went on strike: They all wore a black ribbon around the left arm. The owners/bosses...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,938
Posted By pepeguitarra
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4653/39653135861_2e...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4653/39653135861_2ed624f160_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23q1FNe)Custom House (https://flic.kr/p/23q1FNe) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By pepeguitarra
Newton rings it is.

I just realized my negatives are OK, there is no such blemish on them. The damage is caused by the scanning. After reading about it in the link below, I realized the negatives are not so flat when I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By pepeguitarra
I am going to try to find out what that is. I am...

I am going to try to find out what that is. I am not familiar with Newton, other than the fig cookies, and the apple that felt from the tree. :eek:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks Bill and Dogman: I used the Patterson...

Thanks Bill and Dogman: I used the Patterson plastic container with plastic reels (easy to load with no problem). However, I may have been using to much Photo Flow lately. I remember being so strict...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By pepeguitarra
Different bodies. I think you are not looking at...

Different bodies. I think you are not looking at the problems. If you take a roller and draw aline in the middle of the frame horizontally, you will see the steaks of what seems to be an undelveloped...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By pepeguitarra
Hep please. I need to identify what I am doing wrong

After few months of getting very good quality developed films, I am concerned with the way some of the frames in my roll come out (they are closest to the center of the film, never at the extremes of...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-20-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,027
Posted By pepeguitarra
The "only happens at apertures smaller than f5.6"...

The "only happens at apertures smaller than f5.6" was the original excuse of Leica. Until the pressure of the forums forced them to admit the wrong. It will continue to go bad. Mine was like that...
Forum: Travel 01-19-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 3,489
Posted By pepeguitarra
Leica M 21mm f2.8

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3859/15393475772_6ec9c5c66d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/psgA3G)Alquézar (https://flic.kr/p/psgA3G) by carnuzo (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carnuzo/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2018
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,689
Posted By pepeguitarra
I recently bought the Pentax SV, no meter, but a...

I recently bought the Pentax SV, no meter, but a great camera ($100):

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/27603218459_be521ddf9d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/J4cHaD)Under-exposure...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-16-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By pepeguitarra
Agree with the coating comment. There is another...

Agree with the coating comment. There is another famous lens that came wit the Asahiflex (precursor of the Pentax cameras), the Asahi Kogaku Takumar 50mm/3.5, what a good lens for B&W. However, few...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-15-2018
Replies: 933
Views: 229,175
Posted By pepeguitarra
Rolleiflex Automat 4kA

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4597/39242863242_d13a1fbfcf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22MKW3o)Train in the Desert (https://flic.kr/p/22MKW3o) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2018
Replies: 733
Views: 92,460
Posted By pepeguitarra
MOnteroso, Italy (Cinque...

MOnteroso, Italy (Cinque Terre)

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2842/34196772671_1629ba73f0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/U6Rp7P)L1002226 (https://flic.kr/p/U6Rp7P) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2018
Replies: 733
Views: 92,460
Posted By pepeguitarra
I love this photo!!

I love this photo!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,821
Posted By pepeguitarra
Leica Summicron 35/2...

Leica Summicron 35/2 V1:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4382/37133326661_a3aa2583b0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Yzm1j2)Photographers Meet at Oahu Mountains (https://flic.kr/p/Yzm1j2) by Palenquero ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-13-2018
Replies: 254
Views: 85,901
Posted By pepeguitarra
Check this link...

Check this link (http://www.dantestella.com/technical/nikoleic.html) for one answer to your question.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 4,174
Posted By pepeguitarra
I have a little Canon viewfinder that came with...

I have a little Canon viewfinder that came with my Canon LTM 28/3.5 and I use it as an external assistant.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 4,174
Posted By pepeguitarra
There is some Frankesteinishing in some of those...

There is some Frankesteinishing in some of those cameras. It is known that some repairmen interchange pieces with other cameras.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 4,174
Posted By pepeguitarra
His: From your link

0.85x (option, 1998-today)

The best modern finder is the optional 0.85x finder. It's not as good as the M3's finder, but gets us halfway back to perfection.

The 0.85x finder is better than the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-13-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,099
Posted By pepeguitarra
I buy from Adorama and B&H and they deliver very...

I buy from Adorama and B&H and they deliver very quickly. However, Freestyle is super fast, sometimes I get it the same day.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 4,174
Posted By pepeguitarra
My M6 is a 0.85 and I can barely see the 35mm...

My M6 is a 0.85 and I can barely see the 35mm frames without glasses. With glasses, I have to swirl my eyes around to see it, so I just do not bother. I do not recall shooting 28mm with it. I just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,704
Posted By pepeguitarra
Indeed, this Forum is a civilized one, with lots of real...

...professional photographers to take advantage off by us, the aficionados. I just wish some would not take it so hard on those cases when we slip one photo or two taken with a non-RF camera. In...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,938
Posted By pepeguitarra
Asahiflex IIa - PanF+ 50. - Perceptol

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4768/38941796744_4ed66d61e4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22k9TsG)Yeah, he is walking me! (https://flic.kr/p/22k9TsG) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2018
Replies: 128
Views: 11,356
Posted By pepeguitarra
On the...

On the M5:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8817/27918797460_e65ce95654_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Jx68NU)The Waiting Game (https://flic.kr/p/Jx68NU) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-09-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,721
Posted By pepeguitarra
Do you have one for sale, with the RF on...

Do you have one for sale, with the RF on it?


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4120/4857030998_f18557f227_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8pcy6L)Leica M1 (https://flic.kr/p/8pcy6L) by K. Besios...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-09-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,721
Posted By pepeguitarra
That is the problem she got rid of everything...

That is the problem she got rid of everything except the luggage. We are suppose to travel...... Santiago querido is among those destinations, btw. But I need my small camera for traveling.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-08-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,721
Posted By pepeguitarra
I have been called a hoarder by relatives. I...

I have been called a hoarder by relatives. I just retired and we are moving to a smaller place. My wife has this thing call Feng Shui, or something like that, that requires getting rid of things...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-08-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,721
Posted By pepeguitarra
My M9 had the sensor changed about a year ago,...

My M9 had the sensor changed about a year ago, maybe more. It is really nice camera. The M8u is a workhorse and had special rendition of B&W. The problem with selling he digitals is that I will not...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-08-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,721
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thank you and keep them coming....!

Thanks, so far I have lots of advice to study. The reason I like the M8u so much is the quality of the color, and the black and white itself. I have enough lenses to keep them all, about 7 50's, 4...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-08-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,721
Posted By pepeguitarra
Help! Which Leica to keep? Please help me decide.

Through several years only, I have accumulated a number of cameras and lenses and need to get rid of some because I don't use them much. I started late in life with the second wave of photography,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2018
Replies: 3,176
Views: 759,897
Posted By pepeguitarra
Rolleiflex Automat 4A

Rolleiflex Automat 4kA

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4513/37336056212_4b54ee005e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YTg3K7)Heritage Hill Park, Lake Forest (https://flic.kr/p/YTg3K7) by Palenquero ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2018
Replies: 3,176
Views: 759,897
Posted By pepeguitarra
Interesting shots. Can you explain what happened...

Interesting shots. Can you explain what happened in the second picture where the dogs glow like angels? Thanks,Pepe
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2018
Replies: 3,169
Views: 496,874
Posted By pepeguitarra
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1482/24977484722_6b...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1482/24977484722_6b1f5dc5b7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/E4b91j)W-Nikkor35mmf1.8ltm-OceansideTreatmentPlant-DanaPoint-047 (https://flic.kr/p/E4b91j) by Palenquero ...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-06-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 10,069
Posted By pepeguitarra
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8407/28836179810_15...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8407/28836179810_15746cf1a4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KW9XBY)The Lonely Cypress - Monterey (https://flic.kr/p/KW9XBY) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-06-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 10,069
Posted By pepeguitarra
I have both M5 & M6 and love both. I have big...

I have both M5 & M6 and love both. I have big hands and use my big lenses (Canon 50/1.2, Voigtlander 35/1.2) on the M5, they fit nicely. I like the way it hangs sideways. I also like the M6 when I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-05-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 2,915
Posted By pepeguitarra
Selling on eBay has some plus and minuses

From time to time you find a customer that wants to squeeze money from you when the item he receives is not as nice as he/she expected, or the crook one who break it and wants full return of money,...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-04-2018
Replies: 1,213
Views: 434,093
Posted By pepeguitarra
Nice photos

Nice photos
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2018
Replies: 3,176
Views: 759,897
Posted By pepeguitarra
Two cameras: Rolleiflex Automat and Mamiya C330s

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4331/36041544460_cd0ce9fd42_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WUSkuY)Sombrero Vueltiao de Tuchín (https://flic.kr/p/WUSkuY) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By pepeguitarra
Warning

Make sure that you do not drink Perceptol by mistake. Keep a big label to made sure you drink the wine.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-02-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By pepeguitarra
It is a good one!

It is a good one!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By pepeguitarra
ERIK can tell you all about it.

Erik van Straten


You just invoked him. He is the Perceptol guy!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2018
Replies: 902
Views: 176,274
Posted By pepeguitarra
Rolleiflex Automat 4A

Getting water from the ground in the middle of the desert:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4638/27496046039_2234cc9db5_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HTJqxi)Groundwater (https://flic.kr/p/HTJqxi) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2018
Replies: 902
Views: 176,274
Posted By pepeguitarra
I like this photo a lot. I like the composition a...

I like this photo a lot. I like the composition a la Manet, cropping of the bull. The shadow of the bull unites the two figures into one, a la Van Gogh (in the painting L'Amitié). There is tension...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1,895
Posted By pepeguitarra
Under Exposure?

I am still in the learning curve and trying some odd films like: Lady Gray Lomography 400 on my Pentax SV, just estimating the exposure using SUNNY 16, or should I say SHADY 4? This is what I got...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2017
Replies: 113
Views: 9,380
Posted By pepeguitarra
Have found nothing.

I have not found any film inside any camera that I have bought. I would have liked to have found a Kodak Plus X 125, which is a nice black and white negative I like. Well, in case I find one, I will...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By pepeguitarra
Where to find Max 400 TMY-2?

I am trying to find Max 400 TMY-2 and cannot find it. I did find some on 120, but not in 35mm. I appreciate you opinion on using TMY-2 versus any other TMY. Thanks, Pepe.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2017
Replies: 460
Views: 56,905
Posted By pepeguitarra
Camera used is indicated when clicking on image.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4636/39148029041_e5beca4779_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22DnT8X)Long Dream Farm (https://flic.kr/p/22DnT8X) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-05-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,462
Posted By pepeguitarra
Leica may not be off after all....

"Before there was Pentax there was Asahiflex. Saburo Matsumoto, the founder of Asahi Kogaku, decided that he wanted to make cameras, but in a market already dominated by Nippon Kogaku (later Nikon)...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-04-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,462
Posted By pepeguitarra
Nothing beats Medium Format. 6x6. or 6x7, even...

Nothing beats Medium Format. 6x6. or 6x7, even 6x4.5
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-02-2017
Replies: 2,014
Views: 616,718
Posted By pepeguitarra
Rolleiflex Atomar 4A or Rolleicord Vb, not sure.

Not sure if I already posted here, but here is one of the pics I like a lot:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4387/37314896172_afe3948fa9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YRoAAQ)Rolleicord Vb II...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-30-2017
Replies: 709
Views: 81,667
Posted By pepeguitarra
Because of that, I love my M5.

Because of that, I love my M5.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,965
Posted By pepeguitarra
The M5 is like the original Apple personal...

The M5 is like the original Apple personal computer, overlooked by many. However, once the M6 came out (just like when IBM produced the PC junior), everyone validated the M5.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 4,063
Posted By pepeguitarra
In that case, buy a Pentax 645 with 4 lenses for...

In that case, buy a Pentax 645 with 4 lenses for less than $800. I have it and I love it. The same goes for a Pentax 6x7 with 4 lenses, probably less than...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 4,063
Posted By pepeguitarra
Get a Rolleiflex 2.8F and you will be the...

Get a Rolleiflex 2.8F and you will be the happiest person in the world.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-12-2017
Replies: 145
Views: 14,206
Posted By pepeguitarra
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7533/26531639494_11...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7533/26531639494_11cdaf46ea_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GqvA5f)26650006 (https://flic.kr/p/GqvA5f) by Palenquero Photography (https://www.flickr.com/photos/palenquero/),...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-09-2017
Replies: 133
Views: 5,819
Posted By pepeguitarra
My first film Leica was an M3 couple of years ago!

Then, I got the M2, then the M5, and later the M6. I do not need all of them, but I cannot part with anyone of them. I certainly like the construction of the M3, the camera will go nowhere in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-30-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,467
Posted By pepeguitarra
Yellow and ND filters are good help.

Yellow and ND filters are good help.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-26-2017
Replies: 409
Views: 163,382
Posted By pepeguitarra
Not fair!!

I WAS SO HAPPY WITH MY 6X6 AND 6X7, AND NOW I SEE THIS! I cannot take it anymore, I have to buy a 4x5 camera. Which one do you recommend, not too expensive?
Forum: Photo Software 10-22-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 5,989
Posted By pepeguitarra
I have been updating from LR3 all the way to LR6....

I have been updating from LR3 all the way to LR6. However, the last two have been bought downloading it. My computer failed and I lost them, I could not download because they were no longer...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-10-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 8,035
Posted By pepeguitarra
Lots of scan promised and not delivered.

Lots of scan promised and not delivered.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-10-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 27,780
Posted By pepeguitarra
How did you meet your significant other?

Reading all these reviews, one realizes the love and strong binding between man (woman?) and machine. It would be nice to hear how you met your significant other, and see how it compares to the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-07-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,986
Posted By pepeguitarra
Best lens...

Best lens ever!!

Copenhagen

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2836/34288940126_ee2fff142c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UeZMhS)
Copenhagen10a (https://flic.kr/p/UeZMhS) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-03-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 2,194
Posted By pepeguitarra
When you cut onion at the kitchen, the Sulfidic...

When you cut onion at the kitchen, the Sulfidic acid goes gas and get to your eyes. Your eyes produce tear (water) to dilute the acid. If you buy two habanero peppers and place them on your desk, the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-03-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 2,194
Posted By pepeguitarra
Remember that the dose makes the poison. Using...

Remember that the dose makes the poison. Using Rodinal at 1% as stand development guarantees it is completely used. If you have doubts, take a 5 gallon container and dump the used developer there....
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,938
Posted By pepeguitarra
Great shots everyone. Here are some of mine

Taken with Rolleicord Vb II using TriX and Neopan 100 Acros, developed in Perceptol.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4424/36323033273_f7850b3850_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XkK3jn)San Juan Capistrano...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 22,394
Posted By pepeguitarra
This is an engineering joke!

My native town is 500 years old and most of the downtown buildings are two-story. I went to the engineering school of the local university, which is located in the tallest building, a two story...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-08-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 5,785
Posted By pepeguitarra
Here is an example of a good cop

Here is an example (https://www.littlethings.com/cop-teen-ellen/?utm_source=tip&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=police) of a good cop.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-08-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 5,785
Posted By pepeguitarra
Having worked in law enforcement many moons ago....

on temporarily basis, and having several friends who retired after a long life of service in police forces, I can tell you that there are two kind of people who enter into the police: 1) the one who...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By pepeguitarra
Training or lack of it??

I wonder what kind of training police get. They seem to be afraid of anything. Maybe they should get a job at a florist shop, not on the street as a cop.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-06-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 5,785
Posted By pepeguitarra
I have to be extra careful

I am now using a Pentax Spot meter and my Rolleicord is on a gun. So, it looks like I carry one gun in each hand. Another reason: I am not a light skin...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By pepeguitarra
A photographer was shot by police?

Have you seen this (http://theantimedia.org/ohio-cop-shoots-journalist-taking-photos/) news?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-04-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,405
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks. I have the Epson V600.

Thanks. I have the Epson V600.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,405
Posted By pepeguitarra
Braun Novoscan 120 Scanner ($344)

Has anyone tried this scanner? Comments?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2017
Replies: 245
Views: 15,568
Posted By pepeguitarra
I like this effect a lot. It reminds me the...

I like this effect a lot. It reminds me the Rollei Retro 80S.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-24-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 3,880
Posted By pepeguitarra
1 minute

After a lot of reading, and trial and error, I settle on the best method that gives me no problems: I agitate (as many inversions fit in) for the first initial minute, then 10 seconds of every...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-22-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thank you guys.

I appreciate all the answers and suggestions. Few months ago, I bought some TriX expired in 1997. I took one roll and rated it as follow: 3 shots at 400, three at 200, three at 100, and three at...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-22-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By pepeguitarra
Answer to my question please!

Anyone with an answer to my question on how to rate the film and how to develop it? Thanks, Pepe
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-22-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By pepeguitarra
Pushing or Pulling? Help please!

I just obtained a 20-roll package of Tri-X 120 PAN. They expired in October 1974 (43 years ago). However, they were well kept and when I open them, they look like new. The individual boxes and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-22-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,454
Posted By pepeguitarra
My first try with Perceptol, it was easy.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4372/36332806450_ae7801688b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XmB8xq)Rolleicord Vb (https://flic.kr/p/XmB8xq) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-15-2017
Replies: 3,176
Views: 759,897
Posted By pepeguitarra
Rollei 6x6

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4442/35630687833_960f8a1e14_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WhyA92)Rolleiflex Automat 4A (https://flic.kr/p/WhyA92) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-15-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By pepeguitarra
Braun 120 Medium Scanner

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1112815-REG/braun_034517_fs120_medium_format_film.html/?c3ch=Facebook&c3nid=6059713353927-6059713361527-6059892811927&utm_id=583b358ab9449fb2068b4594


Does...
Forum: Nikon RF 08-13-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 13,427
Posted By pepeguitarra
Nice shots you all. I have some here:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7632/27823424992_51d1341b98_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JoEjU1)
000045700003 (https://flic.kr/p/JoEjU1) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-13-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,980
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thank you Raid.

I googled is and here (https://us.leica-camera.com/Service-Support/Repair-Maintenance) is the information. I do remember that last time I sent the camera, they told me to just send it, and they...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-13-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,980
Posted By pepeguitarra
Help please!

Few months ago, there was a thread about Leica NJ, mainly bashing Leica's customer service. I made a posting asking for Leica contact. Someone from Leica NJ responded a posted address, email, phone...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-12-2017
Replies: 1,782
Views: 121,407
Posted By pepeguitarra
Nice shot Erik, I like the tones.

Nice shot Erik, I like the tones.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-11-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By pepeguitarra
I think lenses used by Rolleiflex Automat after...

I think lenses used by Rolleiflex Automat after 1950 were coated. Here is an example with my Rolleiflex Automat 4A:


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4442/35630687833_960f8a1e14_c.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-11-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,454
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks for the thread. I will consider Perceptol,...

Thanks for the thread. I will consider Perceptol, if that is going to give me the tonality Erik gets in his pictures.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-11-2017
Replies: 245
Views: 15,568
Posted By pepeguitarra
The shots of the camera and the habanero look...

The shots of the camera and the habanero look very nice to me. Maybe Rodinal is the way to go. I got my 5 rolls, I wills shoot one today.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-10-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,106
Posted By pepeguitarra
I found a repair manual in the internet for Canon P

I have an immaculate one, and one that works just fine with the frame counter wrong. I have the last one for parts in case I need it. I can also repair it myself. Great camera. I have all the Canon...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-10-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,106
Posted By pepeguitarra
I found a repair manual in the internet for Canon P

I have an immaculate one, and one that works just fine with the frame counter wrong. I have the last one for parts in case I need it. I can also repair it myself. Great camera. I have all the Canon...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 21,341
Posted By pepeguitarra
Erik, I enjoy looking at your photographs. Here...

Erik, I enjoy looking at your photographs. Here I have some more pics taken with the M3:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4361/36462057385_76e51de5b8_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Xy2zkP)Suffolk Grapes...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2017
Replies: 709
Views: 81,667
Posted By pepeguitarra
I am moving to MF cameras. However, I will keep...

I am moving to MF cameras. However, I will keep my M5.

Leica M5 + Canon LTM 50/1.2
400TX
TmaxDev 12min @68F


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4439/36059586700_dd2daf8b14_h.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 21,341
Posted By pepeguitarra
Some of my M3 shots.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7393/26925691214_10d19e916e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/H2kcVq)84150032 (https://flic.kr/p/H2kcVq) by Palenquero Photography (https://www.flickr.com/photos/palenquero/),...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-22-2017
Replies: 386
Views: 36,821
Posted By pepeguitarra
I was going to order from eBay at $320 9or best...

I was going to order from eBay at $320 9or best offer), but I read several negative comments on how hard it is to insert on the Leica M mount, and the hard to take it out. Also, some focusing issues....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2017
Replies: 3,176
Views: 759,897
Posted By pepeguitarra
Not sure if I posted these here before, but they were

my first MF shots (few months old).

Pentax-A 645 - 75mm/2 -UltrafineExtreme ASA100- IlfotecDDX(1:4)

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2819/33626423346_8e369df6a3_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 4,879
Posted By pepeguitarra
Agree. The certain propositions passed recently...

Agree. The certain propositions passed recently by the voters allowed the State to reduce the sentences to convicted felons, which allowed them to go out on the streets. Crime in CA is going up...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 4,879
Posted By pepeguitarra
I toured Italy for a month in May with my M9 and......

I always carried my M9 on my neck (hence, the back pain). Most people did not care, lots of Chinese tourists were carrying huge Nikons and called more attention that I did. Plus most people thought...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-20-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By pepeguitarra
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-16-2017
Replies: 2,013
Views: 311,452
Posted By pepeguitarra
Hi QUan, good set of shots. Nice going capturing...

Hi QUan, good set of shots. Nice going capturing movement. May I ask what lens did you use?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-08-2017
Replies: 2,013
Views: 311,452
Posted By pepeguitarra
The Leaning Tower Of Venice

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4282/35412041422_37fdaa423d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VXeYbj)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/VXeYbj) by Palenquero Photography (https://www.flickr.com/photos/palenquero/),...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-01-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 4,101
Posted By pepeguitarra
Maybe it is time to buy a smart phone! ;)

Maybe it is time to buy a smart phone! ;)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-13-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,643
Posted By pepeguitarra
It is as good as the M8 for B&W. The cron v1...

It is as good as the M8 for B&W. The cron v1 never lets me down either.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4160/34617492062_e7450d7fa7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UK2Gkq)Night Walk in Venice...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,407
Posted By pepeguitarra
Lovely shots by everyone. Here is a small contribution.

Tmax400 developed in HC110B -5':30" at 70 F. Taken with the Px645-75mm/2.8

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4215/34890443040_00efd14278_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Va9D9L)Are you talking to me...?...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-05-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,643
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks, I think I owe that to the fact that I...

Thanks, I think I owe that to the fact that I have been shooting film for the last couple of years. The B&W jpgs are straight out of the camera.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 21,341
Posted By pepeguitarra
From a year ago!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1647/26130773163_fd3ea45266_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FP63tM)
Pianista (https://flic.kr/p/FP63tM) by Palenquero Photography (https://www.flickr.com/photos/palenquero/),...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-24-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,980
Posted By pepeguitarra
Did you just addressed it to Leica in NJ, or did...

Did you just addressed it to Leica in NJ, or did you call them first?

Pepe
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-23-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,643
Posted By pepeguitarra
One more

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4172/33946960884_ba01046fab_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/THM3M3)Paseo en Gondolas (https://flic.kr/p/THM3M3) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-22-2017
Replies: 829
Views: 87,917
Posted By pepeguitarra
I am happy to be alienated

al·ien·ate

verb
past tense: alienated; past participle: alienated
1. cause (someone) to feel isolated or estranged.
"an urban environment that would alienate its inhabitants"
synonyms:estrange,...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-22-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,980
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks John. I actually had the sensor changed...

Thanks John. I actually had the sensor changed in the peak of the problem couple of years ago. It took only 3 months for them to do it. I have an M8.2 that can use in the meantime. What I like from...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-20-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,980
Posted By pepeguitarra
Contacting Leica in New York

What is the process to contact Leica and send my M9 for sensor cleaning and RF adjustment? Few years ago, I called Carmen (she is no longer there) and I sent it without any number or reserve, etc....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-19-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 36,980
Posted By pepeguitarra
Leica Customer Service

I had the sensor of my M9 changed about couple of years ago. However, the replacement was not the corrosion-proof. I have not seen any change in the sensor. I am sending the camera to Leica for CLA...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2017
Replies: 5,697
Views: 512,883
Posted By pepeguitarra
Leica M9

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4272/33903532034_a9ff4dd463_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TDWsTL)
192-Rome-SpanishSteps5-SnackBar1 (https://flic.kr/p/TDWsTL) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-17-2017
Replies: 140
Views: 12,640
Posted By pepeguitarra
Few

Pentax Kx, Pentax K5, Pentax K3, Canon 7D, Canon DX1, Canon 5D2, Leica M8, Leica M9, Leica C-Lux3
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-08-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 2,881
Posted By pepeguitarra
I would think that regular tap water pH is about...

I would think that regular tap water pH is about 7.4. If the developer is alkaline, let's say pH 8 or 9. Water would be more acid than the developer and could easily stop performance of the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-03-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 7,289
Posted By pepeguitarra
I like my Leica Elmarit-M 21/2.8 on my M9

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8675/16174669639_c77056a788_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qDipLt)LeicaM21mmf2.8-TheGhost2-1 (https://flic.kr/p/qDipLt) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-02-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,643
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks, here are some more: ( I cannot believe I took about 6K photos):

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2877/33564354673_e95fe2f9a2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/T8Y6he)
Rome149-VillaD’Este-1 (https://flic.kr/p/T8Y6he) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-01-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks. I use Paterson's reel, but when I use it...

Thanks. I use Paterson's reel, but when I use it with a 120 film, it looks like it is already at its maximum. I will have to try and see.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-01-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By pepeguitarra
What kind of reel do I need for 220 film?

I got some 220 film roll that I plan to use, but I am not sure the reel I use for the 120 film will work. Please advise.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-01-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By pepeguitarra
Ilfotec (1:9) 16min @ 68F

I have used Ilfotec at 1:9 solution for 16min at 68F:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3666/33523393385_9494fe5a86_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/T5m9V8)7-Neo100Acros-M6-Ilfotec012 (https://flic.kr/p/T5m9V8)...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-29-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,643
Posted By pepeguitarra
Some more shots:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2890/33485061814_32212559ef_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/T1XGgY)
L1002191 (https://flic.kr/p/T1XGgY) by Palenquero Photography (https://www.flickr.com/photos/palenquero/),...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-29-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,643
Posted By pepeguitarra
Leica M9 + Summicron 35/2 v1 in Italy

I decided to bring my M9/Cron 35/2 v1 to my vacation in Italy. Due to luggage capacity, I could not bring one of my film cameras. I visited Rome, Florence and Venice (and their surroundings). ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,208
Posted By pepeguitarra
One of my favorite films.

It provides a lot of contrast by itself. I try not to use any filter with it. I have gotten some pics like that when in strong...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By pepeguitarra
My XP2 developed as B&W std development in...

My XP2 developed as B&W std development in Rodinal are normal looking, just like Neopan 100 Acros.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 35,545
Posted By pepeguitarra
John: Can you tell us how is that little Rodinal...

John:
Can you tell us how is that little Rodinal applied? How much and when? Thanks, Pepe
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 35,545
Posted By pepeguitarra
TriX vs. Tmax

For educational purposes, I am citing some small paragraphs of the book The Darkroom Cookbook by Steve Anchell (page 38):

" In the 1950s, Kodak introduced TriX...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks everyone, I used it once as a one-shot...

Thanks everyone, I used it once as a one-shot fixer to try it. I am not sure if I got any solids (I did not see any), but the fixer worked fine for a stand development. Thanks to Chris for the log...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By pepeguitarra
TF-4 Fixer

Can I reuse TF-4 fixer? How long or how many times? I am going to start using TFX-2 and TF-4 for stand development, any advice? THanks, Pepe
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,905
Posted By pepeguitarra
Looks nice to me. Was this shot in L.A.? The...

Looks nice to me. Was this shot in L.A.? The background looks familiar!:)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-06-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,253
Posted By pepeguitarra
I think so. I believe the use Ilford Ilfotec DDX...

I think so. I believe the use Ilford Ilfotec DDX for everything!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,253
Posted By pepeguitarra
Tri-X 400 Professional EI1200 Wide open at 1/250...

Tri-X 400 Professional EI1200 Wide open at 1/250 secs Texas Rangefinder.


--------------------

Edited to confirm my above comment and to add that the camera could be the Texas RF
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By pepeguitarra
I had similar problem posted here and got lots of...

I had similar problem posted here and got lots of advice. But only after reading the book The Darkroom Cookbook (page 39), I understand how agitation works. I suggest you agitate (inversions and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 902
Views: 176,274
Posted By pepeguitarra
My first contributions, after several years in digital, now film

Leica M2

Sheriff is in town!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2879/33289246010_9329501fe2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SHE64q)14-100Tmax-M2-Elmar-M-50002 (https://flic.kr/p/SHE64q) by Palenquero ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,905
Posted By pepeguitarra
Here are some with the EI100, same roll

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3956/33030171413_d6c4cefa65_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SjLgd2)Tri-X Pan 400 Exp. 1997 (https://flic.kr/p/SjLgd2) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,905
Posted By pepeguitarra
Here are some at EI200

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2925/33029502503_da67fa16f3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SjGQn6)Tri-X pan 400 Exp.1997-EI200 (https://flic.kr/p/SjGQn6) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,905
Posted By pepeguitarra
I just finished developing an old film found at my relative's home

I will post as soon as they dry and I can scan it. It is a Kodak Tri-X pan 400, expired on 11/1997. I shot 12 frames at EI400, 12 frames at EI200, and 12 frames at EI100, on my Canon P and the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By pepeguitarra
Ultrafine Xtreme 400

These are examples of the UX 400, very little grain:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3944/33678887611_0340150a5c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Tj66W4)Platero y Yo (https://flic.kr/p/Tj66W4) by Palenquero ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By pepeguitarra
The one above is my second roll, my first is...

The one above is my second roll, my first is below:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/649/32500893623_7839ae773a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RvZzmT)3XP2400Super-RodinalStan024 (https://flic.kr/p/RvZzmT) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,905
Posted By pepeguitarra
Wait a minute!!

I find myself shooting some expired film. I look forward to sharing the results in few days:


http://www.popphoto.com/guide-to-shooting-expired-film
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks guys. I did the Rodinal stand 60min 1:100 and..

This is what I got with Rodinal:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2834/33557095402_8dc8b506b3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/T8jTmo)San Jacinto Mountain - Palm Springs (https://flic.kr/p/T8jTmo) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By pepeguitarra
Early Death Comes from Drinking Distilled Water by Zoltan

Courtesy of Zoltan:

" Distillation is the process in which water is boiled, evaporated and the vapour condensed. Distilled water is free of dissolved minerals and, because of this, has the special...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 12,887
Posted By pepeguitarra
Open case on Ebay and got my money back. Seller...

Open case on Ebay and got my money back. Seller did not respond at all.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks for the clarification.

Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-28-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 2,164
Posted By pepeguitarra
Distilled water must be pure H2O, correct?

Distilled water, or pure water, or H2O, or better H.OH, should not contain any minerals on it. It is obtained by distillation (100 percent water). If done with reverse osmosis (RO) membranes, they...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,653
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thanks guys. There were two photos classified as...

Thanks guys. There were two photos classified as private by me. My apologies. You should be able to see them all at full resolution. I will scan a new film tonight and see what happened. I already...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By pepeguitarra
I tried it and I liked it

Here are some samples:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3672/33668910455_02f8aa39cf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TicY58)13-UltrafineXtreme100-023 (https://flic.kr/p/TicY58) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,653
Posted By pepeguitarra
I do not understand. These photos are at full...

I do not understand. These photos are at full resolution at Flicker. All you have to do is click on them.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,653
Posted By pepeguitarra
Interesting, I do not use squeegees. Since I...

Interesting, I do not use squeegees. Since I Photo Flow, I hang and let it dry. I use nylon gloves to develop, I may have pass the film through the fingers once to remove most of the PhotoFlow.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,653
Posted By pepeguitarra
THanks, so far. The only portion of the film that...

THanks, so far. The only portion of the film that shows the line are the first 5 or 6 shots. After that, no line. The scanner is relatively new, I clean it before every single scan with a liquid...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By pepeguitarra
Another roll developed: Ultrafine Extreme 100

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3672/33668910455_02f8aa39cf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TicY58)13-UltrafineXtreme100-023 (https://flic.kr/p/TicY58) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,653
Posted By pepeguitarra
A line of dead pixels in the sensor of a......film camera?

I know that it is impossible to have dead pixels on a film, but it is a good teaser, isn't it? I was using my Leica M2 with the ELmar-M 50/2.8 lens at a local town parade.

The truth is that I just...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By pepeguitarra
Must disclose, this camera is an unRF, not a...

Must disclose, this camera is an unRF, not a rangefinder, but kind of SLR.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By pepeguitarra
New at 645, and I like it!

I recently got a 6x7 Pentax, which prompted me to look for another Pentax 645. I did, and I love te 645 too. Here is some samples of my first roll shot with the Pentax...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-22-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,176
Posted By pepeguitarra
Some more...

Some more shots:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3715/33558764146_991accf257_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/T8trpQ)Pentax 6x7 (https://flic.kr/p/T8trpQ) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-22-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,176
Posted By pepeguitarra
More samples

I shot couple of rolls of 120 with the Pentax 6x7, here are some of the results:


https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2881/32755967104_dd94ecfa0d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RUwTPw)Pentax 6x7...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By pepeguitarra
Xtremist Sampler Ultrafine Xtreme B&W Film

Xtremist Sampler Ultrafine Xtreme B&W 120 Film ISO 100 & 400 Sample 6 Roll Pack for a los price at big auction site.

Does anyone know what type of film is this, or is this a rebranded one? How to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 6,359
Posted By pepeguitarra
If you watch the several Youtube videos, the...

If you watch the several Youtube videos, the general manager said that they are working in the color film. However, on the way to color, the discovered that they could produce the wonderful b&w,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 6,359
Posted By pepeguitarra
I just ordered my 5 rolls

I just ordered my 5 rolls of P30. Since I am just getting into film, I encourage everyone to support a group of people that are trying to re start a company to produce film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-16-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,176
Posted By pepeguitarra
Pentax 6x7 Medium Format.....Love it or ....love it!

I just got my Pentax 6x7, immediately, took a Neopan 100 Acros and shot it. Here are some of the shots. First time after 5 rolls that I get a good development. I used Ilford Ilfotec DDX (1:9) 16min...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-09-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By pepeguitarra
Omg!

I don't believe you! There must be some somewhere!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-09-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,312
Posted By pepeguitarra
Another one convinced by Pentax 6x7, the ideal MF camera

I just got a Pentax 6x7 immaculate, I soon will get my 55/4 and 200/4 lenses to get started. I cannot wait to develop those negatives. :p
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-08-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By pepeguitarra
Moving to Stand Development!!!

I will continue this thread HERE (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2704770#post2704770), since I am changing the subject a bit.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-08-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,188
Posted By pepeguitarra
XP2 Super 400 developed w/Rodinal 1:100 Stand

I saw this blog HERE (http://filmdev.org/recipe/show/9711) and decided to develop XP2 Super with Rodinal 1:100 for one hour with six initial inversion and six at minute 30 (that makes that a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By pepeguitarra
Thank you Chris. Your videos are very helpful. ...

Thank you Chris. Your videos are very helpful. This is my 4th roll, I hope the next will be perfect. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-05-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By pepeguitarra
Here is the result of developing a Tmax 100 with...

Here is the result of developing a Tmax 100 with TmaxRS (stock) at 6min @75.2F. No shot was damaged. However, since I used the vigorous agitation recommended by Kodak at the recomended temperature...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-05-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By pepeguitarra
I have been developing at 68 F, the Kodak Data Sheet .....

Kodak recommends developing with TmaxRS at 75.2F. So, I decided to develop today a Tmax 100 at 75.2F, for 6 minutes. I will be posting the results later tonight or tomorrow. The negative is drying...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-03-2017
Replies: 247
Views: 20,263
Posted By pepeguitarra
My personal belief is that resale of used digital...

My personal belief is that resale of used digital cameras will always be a bad deal. Computers go obsolete, and those cameras are computers. Resale of film Leica cameras will thrive, they are not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-02-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By pepeguitarra
Question!

Does anyone think that the camera being used has something to do with it? Someone mentioned light leaks. I am sure my change bag and the tanks are completely dark. Is this the way a camera leak...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-02-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By pepeguitarra
Here are some more pics, some still show problems

These three seem OK:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3787/32404570683_8d4709b2ef_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RntTUx)1Neo100Acros-CanonP-ROH9022 (https://flic.kr/p/RntTUx) by Palenquero Photography...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-02-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By pepeguitarra
This is what I did differently:

1) I washed every single developing gear for at least 3 minutes with hot water, dry it and let it rest (per Chris Crawford video).
2) I made sure all the chemicals and water were at 68F exactly.
3) I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-02-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By pepeguitarra
Habemus Papa!!!!!!!

Finally, I completed a roll and it looks fine (with exception of couple of shots that show water drop?). I am not done scanning, but here is the first...
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