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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 38
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 725
Posted By Bill Clark
Either camera is fine with me. I do own both...

Either camera is fine with me.

I do own both and I find the pictures I make are the same with either camera.

I can put my 28mm lens on my M4 and use it. Frame lines, no frame lines it doesn’t...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Bill Clark
Thank you for the link. Interesting as this...

Thank you for the link.

Interesting as this article appears in, “The Guardian.”

Link with photographs made by the...
Forum: Chris Crawford 1 Week Ago
Replies: 119
Views: 4,792
Posted By Bill Clark
He’s on his way! Thanks for the update.

He’s on his way!

Thanks for the update.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 824
Posted By Bill Clark
I use technology to help me. Stock buy and sell...

I use technology to help me. Stock buy and sell each order is $4.99 on E-Trade no matter number of shares.

I’m not afraid of it except when I look at my test results from my annual. So far so good....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 951
Posted By Bill Clark
I do the same thing. Then I wind the trimmed...

I do the same thing. Then I wind the trimmed leader around the outside of the cassette then use a rubber band to hold it until I’m ready to use the film.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 951
Posted By Bill Clark
What I do is cut the film about half off 12 or 13...

What I do is cut the film about half off 12 or 13 holes for the leader. This cut part of the film goes into the camera first.

I don’t count them. Too many then just wind the film onto the take up...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bill Clark
No. I’m using 35mm film mostly. Little medium...

No.

I’m using 35mm film mostly. Little medium format only to exercise cameras. All black & white. And a little bit of gray!

All color with digital. Using my iPad and iPhone. The iPhone is on me...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By Bill Clark
Info to help: (Maybe you know all of this...

Info to help:

(Maybe you know all of this already. But just maybe, not)

#6 I format each time I use my camera. After each event/session I dump the files to an external hard drive. When the card...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By Bill Clark
With my digital Canon DSLR cameras I use a card...

With my digital Canon DSLR cameras I use a card for each camera. Switching caused problems for me.

Thought I’d share with you.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 863
Posted By Bill Clark
They didn’t sell well enough to keep a factory...

They didn’t sell well enough to keep a factory running.

Limited group of folks who use or desire them.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By Bill Clark
Are files in DNG or JPEG format? Can you see the...

Are files in DNG or JPEG format?

Can you see the file names when connecting your camera to PC?

What software on your computer are you using?

Could your SD card capacity be too large for your...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,137
Posted By Bill Clark
In 1972 I was in the market for a Nikon as I was...

In 1972 I was in the market for a Nikon as I was in Asia with the military. I thought Nikon F but after going through in my head what I wanted, I decided on a Nikkormat. I was told it was as good...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 1,717
Posted By Bill Clark
HHPhoto: You seem to know a lot about...

HHPhoto:

You seem to know a lot about photography.

Can you point me to your web site and maybe I can learn something.
Never mind. Looks like I found photos on a model site.

Even tho I’m pretty...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 1,717
Posted By Bill Clark
At our PPA affiliate, TCPPA, we conducted monthly...

At our PPA affiliate, TCPPA, we conducted monthly workshops to help professional photographers as we all were operating our businesses. There isn’t any discussion on film or film vs. digital. It’s...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 1,717
Posted By Bill Clark
Probably not much of a demand for them...

Probably not much of a demand for them anymore.

Products change.

Some die.

Some don’t.

Never got into scanning. Had someone else do that task. Short time as I switched to digital capture.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,657
Posted By Bill Clark
That is true. I agree with you. I believe, from...

That is true. I agree with you.

I believe, from working several hundred various events, people like to see the photographs made. Not as much concern about equipment. The few who asked about...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-10-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By Bill Clark
I used a Graflex during under grad years,...

I used a Graflex during under grad years, 1966-1970. College had a kit, film holders, flash, flash bulbs, camera, spare batteries for the flash. Had to lick the bulbs before inserting into flash to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bill Clark
What would I do? Ask myself those questions...

What would I do?

Ask myself those questions before buying.

I dunno, I’m less of a gear fan anymore. Why, all these smartphones and tablet computers work just fine for me.

Looks like a nice...
Forum: Photo Software 06-08-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,951
Posted By Bill Clark
Here are Adobe products sold at...

Here are Adobe products sold at B&H:

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/buy/Photo-Imaging-Software/ci/13290/N/3988161558

There are also quite a few apps available. Here is one by Google. Originally...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-08-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By Bill Clark
I use Arista from Freestyle. The nice feature is...

I use Arista from Freestyle. The nice feature is the chemicals are all in stock liquid. I can mix up working solution for just what I need. No waste!

Link to what I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-08-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By Bill Clark
I use the same tools to develop color as black...

I use the same tools to develop color as black and white.

You’ll find color developing is easy.

Try to keep the developer temp consistent during process.

Have fun!
Forum: Photo Software 06-08-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,951
Posted By Bill Clark
Could this be an...

Could this be an alternative?


https://www.on1.com/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,414
Posted By Bill Clark
Thanks Steve. Just received an email! Have a...

Thanks Steve.

Just received an email!

Have a wonderful weekend.
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,370
Posted By Bill Clark
That’s your opinion.

That’s your opinion.
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,370
Posted By Bill Clark
My opinion, look for a digital body instead. Why...

My opinion, look for a digital body instead.

Why make photographs with film then scan them? Why not just use a digital camera in the first place? Even second place!

If you ‘re making most of your...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By Bill Clark
I like the M4. No electronics to get mucked up...

I like the M4.

No electronics to get mucked up while making photographs.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 691
Posted By Bill Clark
One ingredient I always considered, talking to...

One ingredient I always considered, talking to others who were in the TCPPA, was reliability. When I was on the job, the tools had to work. No exceptions. Excuses don’t matter to a client.

And...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 691
Posted By Bill Clark
I agree. What I based my buying of lenses is...

I agree.

What I based my buying of lenses is what I wanted to accomplish. My favorite lens that I used was a Canon 24-70 f2.8. It worked for about 95% of photographs I made.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-06-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,440
Posted By Bill Clark
As easy as Facebook! When I had my business I...

As easy as Facebook!

When I had my business I made it easy peasy for my clients to look at their photos and do various things that they wanted to do. Such as ordering prints. Also, maybe even...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,440
Posted By Bill Clark
Uploading photos is nada for me. I gave up a...

Uploading photos is nada for me. I gave up a long time ago.

An example:
I can’t upload any photos from my iPad because it says the file name is too big! Go figure.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-04-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By Bill Clark
I guess it’s another reason to use digital...

I guess it’s another reason to use digital photography equipment!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-03-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By Bill Clark
Are you sure? There are a lot of worse chemicals...

Are you sure?

There are a lot of worse chemicals that go into a muni sewer system than photography developers and fixers.

An FYI take a peek at the quantity of waste water processed for the Twin...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-02-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By Bill Clark
Developing is doable. How do you intend to wash...

Developing is doable.

How do you intend to wash the devepoer off of the print brfore fixing?

But how do you intend to use fixer?

A pita to me!

I would recommend buying some trays.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-01-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 541
Posted By Bill Clark
Does this...

Does this help?:

https://www.shutterbug.com/content/darkroombrusing-right-enlarger-lens-exception-rules
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-26-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bill Clark
Thanks Nick. Wife and I are mt nesters. Grand...

Thanks Nick.

Wife and I are mt nesters. Grand kids.

Lucky to be alive now.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-26-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bill Clark
My wife and I are hiking the Grand Canyon with a...

My wife and I are hiking the Grand Canyon with a group, about 8, in September. It’s actually Road Scholar. We chose September as it can be miserably hot during the summer.

At any rate I’m thinking...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-25-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Bill Clark
What works best for me with 35mm film 36 exposure...

What works best for me with 35mm film 36 exposure is 6 ml of Rodinal to 600ml of water. Then stand develop for 60 minutes. Start with agitation then agitation at 30 minutes. I find this works for me...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,465
Posted By Bill Clark
I found that using a flash with TTL was easily...

I found that using a flash with TTL was easily fooled, giving me the wrong exposure. Of course, with my business, I only used digital capture so I could see results right away. I used the histogram...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 2,671
Posted By Bill Clark
When I was in business, my best associate...

When I was in business, my best associate photographers were women. I found they viewed the world with very different eyes than men. I enjoyed their help and it was always a learning experience for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 2,671
Posted By Bill Clark
I agree. Fun and games.

I agree.

Fun and games.
Forum: Travel 05-17-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By Bill Clark
Isn’t a place I would return to and visit.

Isn’t a place I would return to and visit.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,835
Posted By Bill Clark
You got it. I’d also add tablet computers like...

You got it.

I’d also add tablet computers like the iPad.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 491
Posted By Bill Clark
Interesting. I use C-41. Have you tried...

Interesting.

I use C-41.

Have you tried transperancy film using C-41 chemistry?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By Bill Clark
“Is Windows 10 any better than Windows XP? What...

“Is Windows 10 any better than Windows XP? What "must have" features have they introduced in the past 20 years. As far as I can tell, they have just mucked about with the interface, and added support...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-08-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,145
Posted By Bill Clark
When in business, I worked to make sure this...

When in business, I worked to make sure this didn’t happen. Lighting balance. Not quite so hard with digital capture using RAW.

Even now I still work to make sure it doesn’t happen.

Our brain has...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-30-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 990
Posted By Bill Clark
No........

No........
Forum: Travel 04-30-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,061
Posted By Bill Clark
I’m making more and more photographs with my...

I’m making more and more photographs with my iPhone and iPad.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-27-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,268
Posted By Bill Clark
I like using window light. Many headshot...

I like using window light. Many headshot portraits I used window light. I learned that from my coach Monte.

When I used flash it was Quantum. Lots of power settings available. It came with a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-25-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 363
Posted By Bill Clark
Happy you signed up here on...

Happy you signed up here on rangefinderforum.

There are folks here that like to help people like us.

Welcome to rangefinder forum.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-24-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,268
Posted By Bill Clark
Agree. But, always exceptions aren’t there, I do...

Agree.

But, always exceptions aren’t there, I do have a Canon 50 f1.4 that I bought new for about $350 from B&H and I have it on one of my Canon DSLR cameras most of the time.

When I made headshot...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,669
Posted By Bill Clark
I was lucky. Finding a great photographer who...

I was lucky.

Finding a great photographer who saw the world as I do and so willing to help me was truly a gift I still treasure even tho he is no longer with us. Sometimes I would call waking him...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,830
Posted By Bill Clark
It’s time for me to quit posting here on this...

It’s time for me to quit posting here on this forum.

Bye.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,830
Posted By Bill Clark
I was really impressed with all the beautiful...

I was really impressed with all the beautiful stainglass windows. It was always full of people when I’ve been there. I remember on the outside the bible told in pictures made of stone as it was...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,083
Posted By Bill Clark
Negative type film I try to slightly over expose....

Negative type film I try to slightly over expose. When I used transperancy film I would one-half to maybe one stop under expose.

With digital I work at achieving adequate balance throughout each...
Forum: Photo Software 04-16-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By Bill Clark
Some info, maybe boring to some, then just skip...

Some info, maybe boring to some, then just skip down to summary:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/64-bit_computing
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,830
Posted By Bill Clark
Then the entire thread should be deleted. What...

Then the entire thread should be deleted.

What is that building about?

And are you the forum owner or moderator?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,830
Posted By Bill Clark
It is too bad.

It is too bad.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Bill Clark
CLA time. Otherwise it’s a camera to put on the...

CLA time.

Otherwise it’s a camera to put on the bookshelf.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-14-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,107
Posted By Bill Clark
Sell the film on ebay.

Sell the film on ebay.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,458
Posted By Bill Clark
Face it folks. Film is a niche market. The...

Face it folks.

Film is a niche market.

The demand went down so much it had no where to go but up a little or it’s the bottom of the 9th.

Here is an article for you to read, if you’re...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Bill Clark
I have a one of those small freezers. I use it...

I have a one of those small freezers. I use it to store film and don’t turn it on. It sits in the basement where it’s pretty cool year round. I believe fairly consistent temp helps. The problem...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-12-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 15,685
Posted By Bill Clark
And Sparrow. Depends on “short.”

And Sparrow.

Depends on “short.”
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,222
Posted By Bill Clark
Effects? Who knows. Hard to tell. Just have a...

Effects? Who knows. Hard to tell.

Just have a glass of wine, maybe it’ll take two, and they’ll go away.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,222
Posted By Bill Clark
Nice photographs. Reminds me from when I served...

Nice photographs.

Reminds me from when I served in the Navy. Long time ago.

Good job Raid.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Bill Clark
Yashica a fun P&S camera.

Yashica a fun P&S camera.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-11-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Bill Clark
You can make beautiful photographs with it....

You can make beautiful photographs with it.

Please, don’t sell it.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-10-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,445
Posted By Bill Clark
My wife and I just spent a week in sunny so. cal...

My wife and I just spent a week in sunny so. cal with our daughter and her family. They live near Pasadena.

Brought my full frame digital Canon along. Used it zero times.

For what it’s worth:...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 15,685
Posted By Bill Clark
It is sad. But he is no longer suffering.

It is sad.

But he is no longer suffering.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-05-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By Bill Clark
Michael, Perhaps you already know this, but all...

Michael,

Perhaps you already know this, but all digital files start out RAW. Some have the on board camera computer process the RAW files into jpegs. So all a person ends up with are jpegs not...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-05-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By Bill Clark
Sorry, no film simulation with digital. Black...

Sorry, no film simulation with digital.

Black & white I still use film. Currently using Ilford FP4 Plus with my Leica M3. I still develop my film but very little printing in my darkroom. Still...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-05-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By Bill Clark
Help me. What is sim?

Help me.

What is sim?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-05-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,605
Posted By Bill Clark
Hi Jan, My son works at GE medical (he is CFO)...

Hi Jan,

My son works at GE medical (he is CFO) and China and India offer tremendous opportunities for digital x-ray equipment. Portability is a requirement on most locations. If x-ray film is still...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-05-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,605
Posted By Bill Clark
From my experience, digital x-ray use is taking...

From my experience, digital x-ray use is taking over from film. When I get my teeth examined, once a year or so an x-ray photo is made with digital equipment. Same for my eyes. I had a chest x-ray...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Bill Clark
Looks like camera, over time, shows where the...

Looks like camera, over time, shows where the white spot protected the shutter curtain from light. I wouldn't worry about it unless it shows light on your film. An idea, what I do, is keep a lens...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By Bill Clark
I don’t do anything until I’m back home. For my...

I don’t do anything until I’m back home. For my way of thinking, the cards I use are safe.

In all my years in business I never had a failure. My cameras use CF cards. I carry 8 gig cards. My one...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-03-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,583
Posted By Bill Clark
Found this article at...

Found this article at B&H:

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/tips-and-solutions/why-ed-ld-eld-sld-and-asph-glass-make-difference-your-photographs
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,605
Posted By Bill Clark
Information: https://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/kodk/f...

Information:

https://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/kodk/financials?query=balance-sheet

https://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/kodk/financials

What can you draw from this?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 15,685
Posted By Bill Clark
Sad. We’re all on loan.

Sad.

We’re all on loan.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 955
Posted By Bill Clark
I know that some folks look at the equipment, at...

I know that some folks look at the equipment, at events, like weddings, but they should really be looking at the photographer.

It’s like going to a fine restaurant thinking those pots and pans are...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By Bill Clark
For the photographs I made in my business, full...

For the photographs I made in my business, full frame 35 digital worked just great. I sold a few large prints (50x40 was my largest).

I found that the set up was even more important than the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 2,039
Posted By Bill Clark
I used a Graflex during my college days. 4x5...

I used a Graflex during my college days. 4x5 negative was terrific. The camera I used had the rangefinder type of focusing. Hard for me to use if I found one now because I only have an Omega B-22...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-30-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By Bill Clark
Thanks for the link. Interesting to see how...

Thanks for the link.

Interesting to see how people dressed, ladies hair styles and how folks lived back then. The young lady carrying a pile of books, must of been an exception as from my Moms...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,258
Posted By Bill Clark
Is that mall still n business? I wonder what the...

Is that mall still n business? I wonder what the vacancy rate is.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,258
Posted By Bill Clark
Pretty hard to stop people from taking photos...

Pretty hard to stop people from taking photos now. With electronic devices, it seems like some people have their smart phone glued to one of their hands.

Not long ago, at the Guthrie theater here...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,564
Posted By Bill Clark
Isn’t that statement also true when making the...

Isn’t that statement also true when making the photograph?

My coach and mentor could make beautiful, artistic and saleable photographs no matter what tools he used.

It’s not the tools but it’s...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 2,564
Posted By Bill Clark
Thanks for showing your photographs here. Nice...

Thanks for showing your photographs here. Nice job. Beautiful around the area where the Lone Cyprus (in color) is located. I went to school in San Francisco for the military and drove down on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By Bill Clark
Could some of your problems be with the film?...

Could some of your problems be with the film?

When I did develop color with C-41 I got my best results, at least that’s what I liked, with about a 10% over development. The negatives produced...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-19-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,846
Posted By Bill Clark
I made some family photographs with my iPad mini...

I made some family photographs with my iPad mini that turned out just fine.

Why are people so obsessed with equipment? Even the smart phone and tablet computer do a fine job in the hands of a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,433
Posted By Bill Clark
Is going from M3 to M7 worth it? Depends on the...

Is going from M3 to M7 worth it?

Depends on the photographer.

Me, personally, I won’t buy any Leica camera with electronics on board.

You can see my M3 with the photo here on the left. I can hold...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-18-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Bill Clark
pdf from Ilford. See page 2, “Preparing stock...

pdf from Ilford. See page 2, “Preparing stock developer.”

https://www.ilfordphoto.com/amfile/file/download/file/1829/product/708/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Bill Clark
Since, for me, analog photography has been...

Since, for me, analog photography has been relegated to a fun/hobby adventure, I will still continue to use the small, either stainless steel tank or Paterson system, for film developing. I...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-15-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By Bill Clark
I typed in “level” with search in the app store. ...

I typed in “level” with search in the app store.

Some are free while others have a cost.

Just a thought to help and maybe work. If it’s free you can’t beat the cost.

My son had a level app on...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-15-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By Bill Clark
Would an app on your iPhone work? I see several...

Would an app on your iPhone work?

I see several of them in the app store and several are free.

The link to the device shows a cost of $220.00 plus $15 for shipping. To me a lot of money unless...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-14-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By Bill Clark
Does this...

Does this help:

http://www.jollinger.com/photo/cam-coll/manuals/enlargers/omega/Tech%20Service%20Manual%20-%20Various.pdf
Forum: Travel 03-13-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,483
Posted By Bill Clark
I notice Japan is on your list. Decades ago,...

I notice Japan is on your list.

Decades ago, serving in the military, in Sasebo Japan, met a Japanese gent. Of course it was in a bar! During conversation I expressed an interest to go to Nagaski....
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Bill Clark
Hi Dave, You caused me to think about...

Hi Dave,

You caused me to think about preservstion of memories with visuals. I believe fiber based black and white prints last a long time. However there are a few ingredients that will determine...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-11-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By Bill Clark
Whenever I travel I don’t do anything different...

Whenever I travel I don’t do anything different than I do here at home. No problems yet.

Sorry.

Even when I spent a year in S.E Asia I never did anything. Ocean water temp some places as high as...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-11-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 934
Posted By Bill Clark
I just went through some of my B & W negatives....

I just went through some of my B & W negatives.

Didn’t count the number of rolls of negatives, at least 75, all in a trash bag.

When my mom died we put together a tag board to mount photographs to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-10-2019
Replies: 238
Views: 8,751
Posted By Bill Clark
Nice find! You’re making progress!

Nice find!

You’re making progress!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-09-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 934
Posted By Bill Clark
So much information is kept in electronic format ...

So much information is kept in electronic format now. I believe it’s pretty darn reliable now. It’s the way it is. I decided to go electronic years ago. Part of the change to digital wih...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-09-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By Bill Clark
Info to help from the lab I used when in...

Info to help from the lab I used when in business:

https://www.whcc.com/resources/color%20

Hope it helps you.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 03-09-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By Bill Clark
Some info to...

Some info to help:

https://www.easeus.com/format-recovery/format-usb-drive-without-losing-data.html

As I recall, Mr. Gates and company, wrote DOS code so as the erase function is really telling the...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By Bill Clark
If they’re like most people, they get more...

If they’re like most people, they get more reliable as they age.

Seriously, tho, I have been told that once an event/session/gig/trip has taken place, copy the files from the card(s) on to a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By Bill Clark
Easy definition: Reticulation takes place when...

Easy definition:

Reticulation takes place when there are variances in temperature between the solutions. This includes developer, stop bath/or water rinse, fixer and final wash.

I’ve had it only...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 597
Posted By Bill Clark
Are you printing with fiber or rc paper? The...

Are you printing with fiber or rc paper?

The reason I mention, using RC paper doesn’t need the wash procedure like FB.

Since I use RC my print washer, similar to yours, sits in the backroom.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-06-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,871
Posted By Bill Clark
Oh, Peter I find so many beautiful FB pages on...

Oh, Peter I find so many beautiful FB pages on the visual arts. I don’t use the site for social media but look for pages that express my interests. You can find dozens of them. Just on Leica I...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By Bill Clark
How far is it to your ceiling from the top of...

How far is it to your ceiling from the top of your cabinet?

I had cabinets made that I put my B22 on. Even with the B22 I had to cut off about an inch of the slider/girder as it was too tall and...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By Bill Clark
I own the B22 and it is a smaller version of the...

I own the B22 and it is a smaller version of the DII. I used a DII both in high school and college. The B22 suits me just fine as medium format 6x6 is the biggest size negative my cameras make. ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Clark
Yes, some do. The second, or sometimes greater...

Yes, some do.

The second, or sometimes greater is a much easier wedding to photograph. Feet usually more firmly planted on the ground, not a cinderella story. No mamas to deal with.

One wedding I...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Clark
Yup. You’re correct. Unless, of couse, it was...

Yup.

You’re correct.

Unless, of couse, it was a wedding and then they got divorced, down the road for most. Then maybe two more!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-03-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Clark
Hi Pioneer! Nice to read your thoughts...

Hi Pioneer!

Nice to read your thoughts here.

I’ve got apples. Did you bring the oranges? Just kidding!

Have a great week!

A sidebar:
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-02-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,358
Posted By Bill Clark
Pretty nice photographs can be made with a cell...

Pretty nice photographs can be made with a cell phone.

Bigger isn’t necessarily better. I look in the mirror and think, “I need to go on a diet.” Just like my cameras! Smaller is the place to be.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-01-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,804
Posted By Bill Clark
Too bad this needs to be asked. Won’t say any...

Too bad this needs to be asked.

Won’t say any more.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-28-2019
Replies: 252
Views: 21,765
Posted By Bill Clark
Rushing to get to the movies, my husband and I...

Rushing to get to the movies, my husband and I told the kids we had to leave "right now" at which point our teenage daughter headed for the bathroom to apply makeup. Her dad yelled for her to get in...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-28-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Bill Clark
I just loaded a roll of TMX into one of my...

I just loaded a roll of TMX into one of my Hasselblads. It’s got a 150 on it and I think I will use it with that on today. We have so much snow now I have to get out and widen the entrance to our...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bill Clark
Hi Pete, Your flickr photographs are looking...

Hi Pete,

Your flickr photographs are looking great!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-24-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Bill Clark
Short bio on...

Short bio on wiki:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ross_Lowell

As my photography took me to various locations with set ups and tear downs needed to be done rather quickly, I opted for portable...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,061
Posted By Bill Clark
It depends on how deep your pockets are.

It depends on how deep your pockets are.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2019
Replies: 252
Views: 21,765
Posted By Bill Clark
Jack was living in Arizona during a heat wave...

Jack was living in Arizona during a heat wave when the following took place.
"It's just too hot to wear clothes today," complained Jack as he stepped out of the shower. "Honey, what do you think the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-20-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Bill Clark
No strap, no tangles. I consider the camera as...

No strap, no tangles.

I consider the camera as an extension of my hand connected to my heart and brain and soul. Quick response.

Catch the emotion on the faces. It lasts only a moment. Oops...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,315
Posted By Bill Clark
I process 300 rolls. Takes me at least 10 years!

I process 300 rolls.

Takes me at least 10 years!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Bill Clark
Looks like Freestyle, located in Los Angeles, has...

Looks like Freestyle, located in Los Angeles, has C-41 chemistry in stock.

Info:

https://www.freestylephoto.biz/102230-Tetenal-Colortec-C-41-Rapid-2-Bath-Color-Negative-Developing-Kit-2.5
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Bill Clark
Great news. I can still use XP2.

Great news.

I can still use XP2.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-16-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By Bill Clark
Hi Dez. Nice winter. It was below zero here...

Hi Dez.

Nice winter. It was below zero here last night.

What are you going to use your flash for?

Light is very important with photography. Since we only have two dimensions to work with,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-16-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,409
Posted By Bill Clark
Life’s an illusion. Google it and discover.

Life’s an illusion.

Google it and discover.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-15-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 995
Posted By Bill Clark
Gosh that’s strange with your computer. My iMac...

Gosh that’s strange with your computer.

My iMac is from 2006 and it works just fine with CS4.

When I had my business, I made wedding albums using a service that mounted seamless pages. Easy to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-15-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 995
Posted By Bill Clark
I have a version of topaz labs that works with...

I have a version of topaz labs that works with photoshop. Maybe mine is old but it is an enhancer tool.

I use photoshop on my iMac (cs4) and I really like to work on my raw files which I do with...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-15-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 995
Posted By Bill Clark
Another option to consider as an alternative to...

Another option to consider as an alternative to adobe products.

Snapseed app. Available for both ios and andriod devices.

It’s free and a good article on it is in the PSA February 2019...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-14-2019
Replies: 252
Views: 21,765
Posted By Bill Clark
Three men die together in an accident and go to...

Three men die together in an accident and go to heaven.
When they get there, St. Peter says, 'We only have one rule here in heaven: don't step on the ducks!'
So they enter heaven, and sure enough,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bill Clark
For me it’s more digital than film. I use both...

For me it’s more digital than film.

I use both an iPad mini and an iPhone 6s.

My last trip to visit our daughter and her family, I did take a M4 with 50 f2 Summicron and only used three rolls of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2019
Replies: 238
Views: 8,751
Posted By Bill Clark
Don’t forget to plug it in for power! Ha!

Don’t forget to plug it in for power! Ha!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2019
Replies: 238
Views: 8,751
Posted By Bill Clark
Thanks for sharing your plan with us. Please...

Thanks for sharing your plan with us.

Please post here if I can help you.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2019
Replies: 238
Views: 8,751
Posted By Bill Clark
Doesn’t look safe to me. Dust is the least of...

Doesn’t look safe to me.

Dust is the least of your worries.

Wires all over. And water? Is that a gas line I see in the ceiling? You’ll probably have light bouncing off the ventilation ducts?...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-06-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,583
Posted By Bill Clark
No meaning for me. Lot of marketing/sales used...

No meaning for me.

Lot of marketing/sales used to justify higher prices.

Maybe the most help with wide angle lenses.

But my Nikkor 20 I bought in 1972 works just fine for me, when I need it,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,115
Posted By Bill Clark
My experience in business, mostly all images are...

My experience in business, mostly all images are treated the same way.

People demanded the files and I would follow up a year maybe a second time the second year to see if I could help? Thinking a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,463
Posted By Bill Clark
What I did when I had my business, using...

What I did when I had my business, using Photoshop, I would start out with the background on its own layer. Then I would put each photo on each page on its own layer. That way I could resize, move...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-01-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Bill Clark
Doesn’t the pressure plate apply/work on the...

Doesn’t the pressure plate apply/work on the paper side of the film?
Forum: RFF Polls 01-31-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,871
Posted By Bill Clark
My best photographers who worked with me were...

My best photographers who worked with me were ladies.

We had a lot of fun but worked hard at the jobs.

After each event we would get together and figure out how we could do better at the next...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,463
Posted By Bill Clark
Then I should be one terrific artist because I’ve...

Then I should be one terrific artist because I’ve destroyed much of my work. Ha!

But then again, as I’ve said before, my best friend in the darkroom is the waste basket!

With digital, using...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,463
Posted By Bill Clark
Slide film has been much easier to organize for...

Slide film has been much easier to organize for me. It is with the help of a Kodak Carousel projector with circular slide trays with many holding 80 sludes and some 140. They go back to the 1960’s....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,463
Posted By Bill Clark
I’m thinking that, with my digital files, I’ll...

I’m thinking that, with my digital files, I’ll leave it to my kids to decide. External hard drives are so cheap now. My file system works like this with my Apple computers:

Folder for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,463
Posted By Bill Clark
“After physical death I don't think I will be in...

“After physical death I don't think I will be in a position to worry about the trivialities of my former life on the earth plane.”

Agree.

But I hope a few are passed on to family.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-30-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Bill Clark
Hi Keith, I have a Canon that I didn’t use very...

Hi Keith,

I have a Canon that I didn’t use very much. It was a backup! It’s the 1D Mark II. Just for grins I brought it out and it took me a while but I managed to get the shutter working again. ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-30-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 3,713
Posted By Bill Clark
Sign of the times. I use Arista only for Ilfords...

Sign of the times.

I use Arista only for Ilfords XP2 Plus.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,463
Posted By Bill Clark
Same story for me. I have quite a few external...

Same story for me. I have quite a few external hard drives with client photographs. No one seems to want them or care. It must be the mind set of people. Look at them once then go on with their...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,463
Posted By Bill Clark
What’s Gonna Happen to Your Photographs?

I’m already getting rid, more bluntly, throwing away many negatives and prints. A friend of mine did the same. He had the task of going through his parents prints and negatives, most of them ended...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-29-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,779
Posted By Bill Clark
I’m 70, will be 71 in June. When I was a pro, I...

I’m 70, will be 71 in June.

When I was a pro, I re-invented myself several times. From many angles.

Now that I’m retired, I’m re-inventing myself again. My primary focus is making photographs of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,115
Posted By Bill Clark
Thanks for you thoughts and comments Cal. Here...

Thanks for you thoughts and comments Cal.

Here is a link to Facebook to the family reunion photograph I made with my iPhone.

I have another corrected of the young fellow that’s looking down but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,115
Posted By Bill Clark
During the holidays, spending time with our...

During the holidays, spending time with our daughter and her family, I only used my iPad mini to make photographs. Last summer at a reunion of my wifes mothers side I made a photograph of the entire...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-24-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Bill Clark
I use photoshop. CS4 still works for me. Do the...

I use photoshop. CS4 still works for me.

Do the same with digital as film.

Use manual exposure with camera.

Use RAW capture.

Process with ACR in Photoshop.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Bill Clark
Weird. I see 1+1 with ID-11 is 8.5 minutes. For...

Weird.

I see 1+1 with ID-11 is 8.5 minutes.

For me, when I use Pan F Plus I usually go with 1+1 or 1+3 with ID-11.

But I also like Rodinal using stand develop with Pan F Plus.

It’s gotta be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,442
Posted By Bill Clark
I have enough film to last me the rest if my life!

I have enough film to last me the rest if my life!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2019
Replies: 238
Views: 8,751
Posted By Bill Clark
Makes sure to have a big waste basket. I usually...

Makes sure to have a big waste basket. I usually fill mine up when working in my darkroom!

I have a dry area and a wet area.

Yours Looks good so far!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-19-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,463
Posted By Bill Clark
From reading, appears to be an interesting...

From reading, appears to be an interesting person. Lots of his books on Amazon. Proflic writer/photographer.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-15-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Bill Clark
Hope you work it out.

Hope you work it out.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,464
Posted By Bill Clark
I close one eye when focusing. For me, either...

I close one eye when focusing. For me, either eye works, makes no difference.

Even the auto focus on a camera can get fooled. In business, especially with each group photograph, I had to make sure...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By Bill Clark
I run my digital SLR cameras just like my old...

I run my digital SLR cameras just like my old film cameras. Mostly in manual. When not in manual then I usually use tv time value.

My iPhone and iPad I use in auto mode. They work just fine for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 5,679
Posted By Bill Clark
I’ve used Lloyd for over 50 years!

I’ve used Lloyd for over 50 years!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-08-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Bill Clark
Give it a try. When I first started darkroom...

Give it a try.

When I first started darkroom printing all there was available were fiber based papers. No variable contrast papers either. I used #2 most of the time.

Now all I use are resin...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-07-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 5,730
Posted By Bill Clark
Don’t you just drop in the cartridge and the...

Don’t you just drop in the cartridge and the camera reads the iso?

OOPs, that’s film.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,360
Posted By Bill Clark
I bought a Nikkormat and a few Nikkor lenses when...

I bought a Nikkormat and a few Nikkor lenses when I was in various places in Asia in 1972. As I recall, when I was in Japan visiting a dealer, I was informaed that the Nikkormat was construced the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-03-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Bill Clark
My recommendation, send it to a person who has...

My recommendation, send it to a person who has the knowledge and expertise to work on your camera.

The way I look at it, at my age, each minute I live is a greater percentage of what I’ve got...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,528
Posted By Bill Clark
When on the job, I almost always used a tripod....

When on the job, I almost always used a tripod. Even when I went digital, full frame Canon I still mounted on a tripod. My associate photographer I would have her make the candids. When a person...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,528
Posted By Bill Clark
The gent that started it all used 35mm film. He...

The gent that started it all used 35mm film. He got tired of the size, weight of other cameras as they were quite large and wanted a camera that a person could easily carry. He gave birth to pj...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,372
Posted By Bill Clark
Recently spent 9 days with our daughter and her...

Recently spent 9 days with our daughter and her family. They live in LaCanada Ca, a town near Pasadena.

Used Leica M-4 for black and white.

Digital iPad mini and iPhone. Used iPad mini and made...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-28-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By Bill Clark
Fiber or RC? I wash in tray. 8x10 in 8x10 tray...

Fiber or RC?

I wash in tray. 8x10 in 8x10 tray and so on. I have extra trays to use. I only wash a couple at a time. I don’t let water run continuously, rather change it a few times. I use two...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-28-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Bill Clark
Is this...

Is this...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Bill Clark
I agree. After I returned from Viet Nam, early...

I agree.

After I returned from Viet Nam, early 1970’s, I had an apartment in Long Beach, many times I would look out and see a brown haze in the sky.

Today our daughter and her family live in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Bill Clark
Thanks. Looks like plenty of smog even back in...

Thanks.

Looks like plenty of smog even back in the 1950’s!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,623
Posted By Bill Clark
Family get together.

Family get together.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By Bill Clark
You should live near B&H as the stuff can only be...

You should live near B&H as the stuff can only be picked up in store.

Freestyle still ships tho.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-21-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Bill Clark
I find TMax and Fuji Acros turn the fixer a pink...

I find TMax and Fuji Acros turn the fixer a pink color. The first few tanks of water used for final rinsing also turn a pink color.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 12-21-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 35,748
Posted By Bill Clark
Rear Widow by...

Rear Widow by Hitch.

http://www.lookbackandhanker.com/rear-window-camera-and-lens.html

Moe, Shemp and Larry:

http://threestooges.net/filmography/episode/114
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,875
Posted By Bill Clark
T type films. Size of neg makes a...

T type films.

Size of neg makes a difference.

Camera and lens. My Rolleiflex gives me some sharp contrasty beautiful negatives.

Developer, to me, nuances. I like ID-11/D-76. Also Mic-X from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By Bill Clark
Do you have fairly consistent temps between...

Do you have fairly consistent temps between developer, stop bath, fixer and wash water?

I had reticulation just once with TMax100. Dummy me!

Info to...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-18-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By Bill Clark
I found C-41 processing was way easier than...

I found C-41 processing was way easier than developing black and white film. Freestyle was my favorite kit. I still have some C-41 and plan to use it with Ifords XP 2 film.

Info on XP...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Bill Clark
Thanks everyone for your comments. Hope you all...

Thanks everyone for your comments.

Hope you all have a wonderful holiday season.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-15-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By Bill Clark
From reading this thread, just a thought, maybe...

From reading this thread, just a thought, maybe consider going back and developing your own film.

I enjoy film developing much more than printing. Once the film is in the tank I can do something...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Bill Clark
I use ISO 160 most of the time. I got used to...

I use ISO 160 most of the time. I got used to 160 with Kodak Portra film.

It works with what I photograph.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-14-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,568
Posted By Bill Clark
Interesting camera. But I don’t need it. Fuji...

Interesting camera.

But I don’t need it.

Fuji does make excellent products.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Bill Clark
To make a large photograph, I treated the making...

To make a large photograph, I treated the making of it like producers of a movie. It involves, some ingredients I mention here a few of them, lighting, costumes, set design which can be with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Bill Clark
Canon EOS-1D Mark II

I hadn’t used this old big Canon camera for a while but I decided to exercise it.

Interesting things:

I bought the camera in 2005 from B&H.

I have 4 batteries. The only one that works is the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-10-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By Bill Clark
I haven’t used this source but I notice they...

I haven’t used this source but I notice they advertise here on rangefinder:

https://www.precision-camera.com/rff-ultra-high-resolution-scans

Like you, I’m using my darkroom less and less. I only...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-30-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,408
Posted By Bill Clark
I still use my iPhone 6s and it still works just...

I still use my iPhone 6s and it still works just fine for me. At my age, I don’t receive many calls. To keep the robo calls at bay I have it in airplane mode most of the time. It goes into...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2018
Replies: 252
Views: 21,765
Posted By Bill Clark
He came home in a state of utter despair and sat...

He came home in a state of utter despair and sat with his head in his hands. “I have just been sacked,” he told his wife.
“After 40 years of doing the same job week after week I have been replaced by...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-29-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By Bill Clark
What I usually would do is print without any...

What I usually would do is print without any border. I have an easel that makes borderless prints (darkroom).

That way when I matted I didn’t have to worry about some of the white border sticking...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1,761
Posted By Bill Clark
Prints help. When I was doing weddings,...

Prints help.

When I was doing weddings, potential clients would ask me about numbers of photos. I’d review an album with them. Then I would ask, after review of the album “do you think this covers...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Bill Clark
I use the metal reloadable cassettes. I’ve had...

I use the metal reloadable cassettes.

I’ve had mine for many years.

Freestyle carries them:

https://www.freestylephoto.biz/18315-Arista-35mm-Metal-Reloadable-Cartridge-5-pack

There also is a pack...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-29-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,408
Posted By Bill Clark
Interesting info on...

Interesting info on iPhone:

https://9to5mac.com/2018/11/28/iphone-xr-sales-joswiak/

“As I mentioned above, the sale of high-end phones -with enhanced photo features is declining. Consumers are not...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-28-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 2,408
Posted By Bill Clark
Smartphones changed the photography market. I...

Smartphones changed the photography market.

I like my iPhone 6s.

I find not enough is said, but just maybe the person holding the camera has something to do with the photos made.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-24-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,679
Posted By Bill Clark
I have a Minolta Hi-Matic G that I exercise every...

I have a Minolta Hi-Matic G that I exercise every once in a while.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-15-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,880
Posted By Bill Clark
I own two mirrorless cameras. One is an...

I own two mirrorless cameras.

One is an iPad.

The second is an iPhone.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-01-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By Bill Clark
In the 1980’s there was no where near the tools...

In the 1980’s there was no where near the tools to use with photography as compared to now. Some have been already mentioned, film type and exposure are two. But, important then as now are three...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-31-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 1,460
Posted By Bill Clark
I own the same lens and like it and I use the...

I own the same lens and like it and I use the standard viewfinder only.

If I were to not like the added field covered by the lens I could always crop the negative in the darkroom. So fsr I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,840
Posted By Bill Clark
I don’t know much about you. At my stage of...

I don’t know much about you.

At my stage of life, I photograph people and places I visit.

I’ve found photography is mostly a single sport. Not a team sport.

I can go visit our extended...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By Bill Clark
My old cameras, for the most part still work. ...

My old cameras, for the most part still work. They are mechanical.

The equipment being made now is, for me, much superior to any of my mechanical stuff. I’m amazed at the photographs I can make...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By Bill Clark
Gear is important but I find other ingredients...

Gear is important but I find other ingredients are even more important.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,104
Posted By Bill Clark
Welcome to rangefinder forum. I’ve found that,...

Welcome to rangefinder forum.

I’ve found that, for me, photography is about posing, lighting and composition.

There are several sub-menus under each item. Tools are one of them. The person...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,094
Posted By Bill Clark
I have never bought a lottery ticket. The one...

I have never bought a lottery ticket.

The one and only lottery I was involved with was the draft lottery held in 1969. I was a real winner with number 20 (some may say loser!). I got so drunk that...
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