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Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-30-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,296
Posted By _larky
RPP is great, I use it sometimes as it does a...

RPP is great, I use it sometimes as it does a better job than Lightroom. I use Lightroom for a quick peak then RPP to do the real conversions. :)

Lightroom is wonderful, you'll get the hang of it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-27-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 7,947
Posted By _larky
If I ever see him on the street, I'll take his...

If I ever see him on the street, I'll take his photo, chimp, then ask him to hold his pose whilst I re-shoot. ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-27-2011
Replies: 90
Views: 7,947
Posted By _larky
This is a bit of a rant, the guy can shoot good...

This is a bit of a rant, the guy can shoot good pictures but it looks like he's getting wound up the mass of new people walking around with cameras.

At one point he says 'to me it goes against the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-27-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,264
Posted By _larky
In..........

In..........
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-26-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,541
Posted By _larky
I did the same thing :) I think film is a...

I did the same thing :) I think film is a wonderful teacher. Every year or so we should all shoot, soup and print 10 rolls.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 5,127
Posted By _larky
"The downside of backup systems is if something...

"The downside of backup systems is if something becomes corrupt it can corrupt all the versions you have before you realize it. "

Not really, you can synchronise which will transfer new files, copy...
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-26-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,541
Posted By _larky
Photography and Manipulation are two very...

Photography and Manipulation are two very different things, no matter if it's digital or analogue.

Personally I never do anything other than convert to B&W, as I do not consider it photography any...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 5,127
Posted By _larky
And fire/theft wont cause loss how?

And fire/theft wont cause loss how?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 5,127
Posted By _larky
One thing to make sure is not to use optical...

One thing to make sure is not to use optical media such as CD, DVD, Bluray etc. These are not archival quality, no matter what the marketing gumph says.

I agree, make prints, good prints. Get...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 5,127
Posted By _larky
"For how many files would I have the time to do...

"For how many files would I have the time to do that? My non-photographer friends with children stand a good chance of having nothing left of their kids' early photos except the lousy aging colour...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 2,799
Posted By _larky
Anything that was attached to me when I was born...

Anything that was attached to me when I was born I think I'll keep.
Forum: Travel 06-25-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,565
Posted By _larky
Sweet. :) Must take 'wake up' pills with me, or...

Sweet. :) Must take 'wake up' pills with me, or many cans of Pepsi.
Forum: Travel 06-25-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,565
Posted By _larky
Apart from the 8th to the 15th of July, I'll be...

Apart from the 8th to the 15th of July, I'll be around all the time.

And I'm up for trying out some all night, or very late night shooting sessions also. No idea how I'll get home but hey ho, it's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-25-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 5,127
Posted By _larky
It's important that people realise that RAID is...

It's important that people realise that RAID is not really a backup solution, depending upon how you configure it. And if you have to ask, stay away.

Glad I saw this thread again, I need to get...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 5,127
Posted By _larky
Get ready... I store my files on my main...

Get ready...

I store my files on my main internal drive, these are synced without loss to an external drive. By without loss, I simply mean that when the sync happens it copes new files over but...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,093
Posted By _larky
I'd not call that sharp. Maybe I'm expecting too...

I'd not call that sharp. Maybe I'm expecting too much? This image is reduced, therefore will look sharper than it is. It's not sharp at all.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,093
Posted By _larky
Sorry, ICE etc is all turned off. I never use...

Sorry, ICE etc is all turned off. I never use any of that. I've checked the negs asbest I can, I have no loupe so at that size they look super mega sharp. I'd like to find somebody with an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2011
Replies: 120
Views: 20,041
Posted By _larky
These are lovely and sharp, I cannot get anywhere...

These are lovely and sharp, I cannot get anywhere near this.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,093
Posted By _larky
If you look at this thread, these are...

If you look at this thread, these are sharp:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=107429

I cannot get anywhere near that, even with slide. Dodgy M6?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,093
Posted By _larky
OK, I've run Acros 100, Neopan 400, Agfa 400s,...

OK, I've run Acros 100, Neopan 400, Agfa 400s, Velvia, Adoc CHS25 through this camera. I never had a problem on any other film camera.

I scan with a Plustek 7600i with Vuescan. The slide and Agfa...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,093
Posted By _larky
That's odd, ok here...

That's odd, ok here...
Forum: Off Topic 06-21-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,797
Posted By _larky
And there I am with a 35mm Voigtlander which...

And there I am with a 35mm Voigtlander which isn't even an inch long...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,093
Posted By _larky
What am I doing wrong?

Everything probably!

So, my question is this, why is nothing in any of my shots in focus? I didn't thank that was possible, it's not blur, it's out of focus.

I have an M6, Voigtlander 35 and 75...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-21-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
Well, the latest film has dried and it's a little...

Well, the latest film has dried and it's a little better, but not great. And it's grainy as hell, it's like Neopan 1600.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-21-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
Why would threading it on backwards help? I...

Why would threading it on backwards help? I believe you, I'm just interested.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-21-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 9,261
Posted By _larky
Nachtwey now shoots digital, and in my eyes (and...

Nachtwey now shoots digital, and in my eyes (and many others) is the top shooter of his generation. In fact I'd happily put him as the all time number 1.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-21-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
OK, I'll try that :) I never had a problem with...

OK, I'll try that :) I never had a problem with Neopan, but this stuff is a nightmare. I could thread bricks easier.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-21-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
Yep, 400s. Just did the second roll, 11 minutes,...

Yep, 400s.

Just did the second roll, 11 minutes, 30 second initial agitation then 5 seconds at the middle point.And, waaaaaay too contrasty again. It's like binary.

Next roll will be 9 minutes and...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-21-2011
Replies: 365
Views: 100,934
Posted By _larky
Looking back, I prefer it to the M6. Ahh well.

Looking back, I prefer it to the M6. Ahh well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-21-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
This stuff also simply refuses to load in 135...

This stuff also simply refuses to load in 135 onto plastic spindles! It must be wider or something.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-21-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,368
Posted By _larky
I've had it with every type of SD card. I'd go...

I've had it with every type of SD card.

I'd go with these cards because they are fast, and the X100 needs that.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-20-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
My first test of this film was a total disaster...

My first test of this film was a total disaster which is a shame as one of the shots would have been a killer. I'll shoot a roll today and try different times and agitation.

I used LC29 at 1/19 for...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-20-2011
Replies: 365
Views: 100,934
Posted By _larky
All taken in Havana. The negs were lost for 4...

All taken in Havana. The negs were lost for 4 years, and have been re-discovered but the dust is so bad and they seem to be degrading the scanning is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-20-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By _larky
OK, bugger. So I'll dump this and keep films...

OK, bugger. So I'll dump this and keep films until I have a few. Cheers.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-20-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By _larky
Ilford LC29 Re-Use.

Hello.

I have some Ilford LC29, at 1/19 you can re-use but the instructions say 'in the same session'. Does this mean you cannot use, store, re-use? Should I wait until I have 8 films to process...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-19-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,651
Posted By _larky
I think you are getting some wonderful shots, but...

I think you are getting some wonderful shots, but you need to edit more (don't wel all). Are you tall? You seem to tower over your subjects which makes them feel like they are specimens to a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-19-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,332
Posted By _larky
I love this shot of the goat, I still haven't...

I love this shot of the goat, I still haven't managed to get results like yours shooting and inverting the negs.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-19-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By _larky
Hello. Thanks, that's very helpful. I've...

Hello.

Thanks, that's very helpful. I've decided to get the 1V as a: it's the 1V and b: I am getting sponsored for this and with it's superior sealing it'll hold out where the 1N may fail. The 1N...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,536
Posted By _larky
The energy from the Sun can take up to 220,000...

The energy from the Sun can take up to 220,000 years to reach the Sun's surface from it's core, before taking the 8 and one bit minutes to hit the Earth. If you imagine the size of the Sun, and how...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-19-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By _larky
I find shooting a film camera in general gives me...

I find shooting a film camera in general gives me a very different look. Probably because nothing is as tack sharp as with a digi, although the X100 gives me the same look because I shoot with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By _larky
I'd go to war to photograph, in a heartbeat.

I'd go to war to photograph, in a heartbeat.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 06-18-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,035
Posted By _larky
If you turn up and assemble that from the case...

If you turn up and assemble that from the case you'll be pounced on :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,536
Posted By _larky
Get them in a darkroom, let them see a print...

Get them in a darkroom, let them see a print emerge from the developer.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 4,554
Posted By _larky
Shooting in the rain.

So I just went for a walk with the camera, wanted to try my hand at documenting the area around my house. I discovered two things:

a: suburbia can be really dull and,

b: shooting in the rain is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-18-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By _larky
Canon Help

Hello.

For this charity book I'm working on, I'm going to be sleeping rough and getting into some rough situations in terms of weather. So I'm looking for a camera that will a: cope and b: help me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 4,997
Posted By _larky
Burst mode should be removed from all cameras. ...

Burst mode should be removed from all cameras. Watch Nachtwey at work, he waits and clicks.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-18-2011
Replies: 610
Views: 112,241
Posted By _larky
Minolta Dynax 700si - recently gave it away.

Minolta Dynax 700si - recently gave it away.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 4,997
Posted By _larky
Old news, we were discussing this a couple of...

Old news, we were discussing this a couple of years back. I had a fantastic conversation with a couple of shooters who'd just come back from Haiti for a week before heading back. They shot video,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By _larky
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5258/5579535651_5af...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5258/5579535651_5af8028ff0_z.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 06-17-2011
Replies: 3,002
Views: 1,793,832
Posted By _larky
I'm going to be wandering around London, looking...

I'm going to be wandering around London, looking for grime amongst the rain, in the less busy streets - feel free to join me for a days shooting.
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-17-2011
Replies: 202
Views: 42,470
Posted By _larky
Exactly. For example, my patented processing...

Exactly. For example, my patented processing technique (which is easily the worst ever devised) gives my negatives character. I can get yellow colours out of Acros 100 souped in Rodinal. ??

I'm...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2011
Replies: 91
Views: 7,867
Posted By _larky
Yes, M6. I saw it, held it, HAD to have it. I...

Yes, M6. I saw it, held it, HAD to have it. I was powerless.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-17-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,425
Posted By _larky
I read nothing but good stuff about Blurb, but...

I read nothing but good stuff about Blurb, but the tool for making the books is awful.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-16-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,227
Posted By _larky
Why not make a Photoshop Action? Or, use Mogrify...

Why not make a Photoshop Action? Or, use Mogrify with Lightroom.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-16-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 8,014
Posted By _larky
It doesn't suck, but I personally don't see...

It doesn't suck, but I personally don't see anything special about it. But each to there own.

Ask me in a years time and I'll probably like it.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-16-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 8,014
Posted By _larky
Like most things, it's all subjective. And of...

Like most things, it's all subjective. And of course that will effect the original question somewhat. I can tell when I think it's good, but not when everybody else thinks its good.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2011
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,681
Posted By _larky
Leica M6 with Voigtlander 75mm.

Leica M6 with Voigtlander 75mm.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By _larky
Dunno, didn't get a chance to see how it looked...

Dunno, didn't get a chance to see how it looked...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-15-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 7,118
Posted By _larky
"A tiny hope for a digital version of Olympus 35...

"A tiny hope for a digital version of Olympus 35 RD"

Or a digital OM1. I'd kill for Olympus to start making real cameras again.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-15-2011
Replies: 108
Views: 11,230
Posted By _larky
I'd sell both nuts to have a digital OM4Ti that...

I'd sell both nuts to have a digital OM4Ti that takes the old glass and is full frame.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2011
Replies: 677
Views: 51,240
Posted By _larky
"Why did you take my photo?" - why, you think...

"Why did you take my photo?" - why, you think you're so good looking I'll sell it? I tend to tell people it's because when I get home my mates wont believe my stories of the ugly giants.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2011
Replies: 677
Views: 51,240
Posted By _larky
Oh, the "why do you need another" is a killer. I...

Oh, the "why do you need another" is a killer. I sold all my DSLR gear and for a new project need to get one, although I'm tempted to get a film EOS 1V, but the girlfriend is fuming. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-15-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 4,044
Posted By _larky
I did until I get some slides back...

I did until I get some slides back...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-15-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 8,014
Posted By _larky
Hmm, I'd rather not, I know it's easy to upset...

Hmm, I'd rather not, I know it's easy to upset people here. I'm not a big fan of Martin Parr for example. I understand what he's trying to do, or what he's doing, but you know.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-15-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 8,014
Posted By _larky
This is really starting to bug me actually. I...

This is really starting to bug me actually. I need an editor.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-15-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 8,014
Posted By _larky
I have again started to really question my...

I have again started to really question my aesthetic compass. Which is worrying as a large part of my job is making sure stuff looks good. :\

Looking through the work of some very famous...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By _larky
Choosing music tracks.

Not sure where to post this...

Anyway, Magnum in Motion style vids showcasing 10-ish shots, accompanied by music and text. I'm going to do a couple, I'm really struggling with the choice of music. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2011
Replies: 677
Views: 51,240
Posted By _larky
"Bokeh" - really, come on. The out of focus...

"Bokeh" - really, come on. The out of focus quality! I mean really.

"But you can only get 36 pictures" - yes, and you can get 500 crap ones.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-15-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,251
Posted By _larky
I'll grab myself a hot glue gun on the way home...

I'll grab myself a hot glue gun on the way home and make up some of these. White cans for new film, black for spent. 6 cans together should get me through a day. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2011
Replies: 677
Views: 51,240
Posted By _larky
"Excuse me sir, we don't allow cameras in the...

"Excuse me sir, we don't allow cameras in the lady's toilet."

"Excuse me sir, we don't allow cameras in the lady's changing rooms."

"Excuse me sir, we don't allow cameras in the lady's shower...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,251
Posted By _larky
It gets better :) I now need to eat lollies. :)

It gets better :) I now need to eat lollies. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,251
Posted By _larky
:) Brilliant, I shall dig out my tape :)

:) Brilliant, I shall dig out my tape :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-14-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
Why do I always start threads that end up in...

Why do I always start threads that end up in arguments? Am I the antichrist?

I've decided that when people say these things, that we should have respect, they they mean what they mean and they...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-14-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
It's a great photo though.

It's a great photo though.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-13-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,425
Posted By _larky
HP Magcloud, had never seen that. It looks very...

HP Magcloud, had never seen that. It looks very cool.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-13-2011
Replies: 68
Views: 8,148
Posted By _larky
Ye, lemon indeed, ship it back. Ring them up and...

Ye, lemon indeed, ship it back. Ring them up and kick off.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,389
Posted By _larky
OK, I will look into Blurb also. This is a...

OK, I will look into Blurb also. This is a simple test project with only about 35 images as a once off, so I need to think about time investment also. :)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-12-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,962
Posted By _larky
One thing though, do you do local adjustments or...

One thing though, do you do local adjustments or global adjustments only?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-12-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,962
Posted By _larky
I agree, I cannot get good B&W at all. And I...

I agree, I cannot get good B&W at all. And I spend literally minuts on each one ;)

I can't stand post. I need to work on that.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,389
Posted By _larky
Book Printing

Hello.

I'm wanting to get a small book printed, mainly as a test to see if my digital workflow prints well. I was going to use Apple's service, but wondered if anybody had any opinions before I...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
You're the guy I've been trying to find! Love...

You're the guy I've been trying to find! Love your shots. Wanted to ask you about how you shoot etc. You ever been interviewed?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-12-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,572
Posted By _larky
I too have never had any issues with any of my OM...

I too have never had any issues with any of my OM gear. Ever.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
I just might :) - Do the Gilden thing that is.

I just might :) - Do the Gilden thing that is.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
My girlfriend refuses to be with me when I have a...

My girlfriend refuses to be with me when I have a camera, because she feels so uncomfortable with what I do. She thinks she'd be really pi$$ed if someone did it to her (take her picture that is -...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-12-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,962
Posted By _larky
I think the same can be said of any new camera,...

I think the same can be said of any new camera, or any camera at all in fact.

And, a lot of street photography is just pople milling around on the street.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
If Gilden took my photo, I'd be very happy. If I...

If Gilden took my photo, I'd be very happy. If I ever spot him, I'll try to look like a character. :)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-12-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,962
Posted By _larky
Well, we all know the X100 is a camera, and it's...

Well, we all know the X100 is a camera, and it's the person who ruin the photo.

And going by that argument, should we be even more upset by the M9. It costs 5x as much but we don't see 5x as many...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-12-2011
Replies: 170
Views: 14,652
Posted By _larky
I do not own an M9, I'd love to, but most likely...

I do not own an M9, I'd love to, but most likely never will.

If the sensor is that bad at high ISO and produces poor aliased results, this needs to be fixed. Hear that Leica, you are Leica, you...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
I too really like Gilden's work, and I imagine...

I too really like Gilden's work, and I imagine I'd like him as a person; I like him when he's being interviewed. There are certainly areas where that style of shooting would end up with him being...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-11-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By _larky
And some...

And some...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-11-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By _larky
Some assorted street.

Hello.

Here are some assorted photos. I'm bad with titles and descriptions so that will have to do....
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-09-2011
Replies: 314
Views: 52,506
Posted By _larky
Wish I'd never sold any of it. Especially the G1.

Wish I'd never sold any of it. Especially the G1.
Forum: Off Topic 06-09-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By _larky
OK, but that person shouldn't go to jail though...

OK, but that person shouldn't go to jail though right? This law is just so ridiculous and it wont work, they'll reverse the decision. They have to.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2011
Replies: 9,251
Views: 926,152
Posted By _larky
Voigtlander 75mm Color 2.5 - now I feel complete.

Voigtlander 75mm Color 2.5 - now I feel complete.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-08-2011
Replies: 91
Views: 6,852
Posted By _larky
I've never owned a bad camera.

I've never owned a bad camera.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-08-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 10,431
Posted By _larky
Per roll? Maybe 0.25.

Per roll? Maybe 0.25.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,574
Posted By _larky
Turned up to buy, they want 3x what they...

Turned up to buy, they want 3x what they advertised it for. Not happy. Now on the hunt again for a 50mm for the M6.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-07-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,574
Posted By _larky
First off, no matter what I type into the search...

First off, no matter what I type into the search here, I get nothing at all back.

Second, thanks for the replies about the lens. Once confirmed it's actually that lens at that price, I'll buy :)
Forum: Photo Software 06-07-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,576
Posted By _larky
"You don't happen to have a Minolta Scan Dual IV...

"You don't happen to have a Minolta Scan Dual IV on your end as well, do you?"

I'm scanning with a Plustek 7600i.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-07-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,574
Posted By _larky
The search function is dead...

The search function is dead...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-07-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,574
Posted By _larky
Voigtlander 50mm f1.1 Nokton

Voigtlander 50mm f1.1 Nokton VM - any good? I've read a few reviews but I trust the varied opinions here more.

Also, I've found this lens in excellent condition for £350 and new it's at least...
Forum: Photo Software 06-07-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,576
Posted By _larky
I'm using Vuescan with it now. I'm not posting...

I'm using Vuescan with it now. I'm not posting screenshots as that goes against the thing you agree to when you become a developer. But it's working.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2011
Replies: 149
Views: 21,037
Posted By _larky
M6 Classic, and I love it. Everything about it...

M6 Classic, and I love it. Everything about it makes me feel zingy.

I'd like an M2 also, and an M4 and MP. I'd like a second M6 in black too. I would like a lot of Leica stuff!
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-06-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,411
Posted By _larky
As a rider myself, I undertand you totally. I...

As a rider myself, I undertand you totally. I love riding in the rain, feeling the back end squirling about as it spins up and you're going slightly sideways, then the back grips a little and the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-05-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 8,835
Posted By _larky
I wish I could earn money as a photographer, but...

I wish I could earn money as a photographer, but I'm not interested in taking pictures of the stuff people want to pay for. So, coding pays for my hobby. And as a hobby I get to enjoy it at my own...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 7,155
Posted By _larky
I've ordered some film and will pick up the D76...

I've ordered some film and will pick up the D76 tomorrow if it's in stock. Now all I need to do is learn to focus ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By _larky
Now I need to find someone to sell me the lens,...

Now I need to find someone to sell me the lens, UK based would be good :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 7,155
Posted By _larky
Wow wow wow. I simply cannot get anywhere near...

Wow wow wow. I simply cannot get anywhere near that with my negs. That is pin sharp. I'm depressed now.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 7,155
Posted By _larky
OK, thanks for the responses. I guess it...

OK, thanks for the responses. I guess it developed a following because all the big boys were using it. I'll buy 10 rolls and see how it goes. :)

I'm on a quest to find the film/chemical mix that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 7,155
Posted By _larky
Tri-X: REALLY that good?

Simple question. Everyone seems to love it, and I'd like to know why. It's £5 a roll, I can get Agfa 400s for £1.80 a roll.

I'm interested as to why it got this following. Is it the look, ease of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,112
Posted By _larky
Anyone ordered from them for UK delivery? Wonder...

Anyone ordered from them for UK delivery? Wonder about the Tax situation. They say they take care of that but who knows?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-05-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 67,504
Posted By _larky
I think also, there is a difference (perceived...

I think also, there is a difference (perceived difference maybe) between posting on Flickr and having something published, or in a gallery. I suspect the last two would have greater latitude.
Forum: Photo Software 06-05-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,423
Posted By _larky
If they support the X100 before August I'll grab...

If they support the X100 before August I'll grab a copy for my trips abroad, to run on my baby PC laptop. It's too small to run Lightroom I think, or maybe not. It's roughly the size of a postage...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 06-05-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,452
Posted By _larky
About to test shooting with glasses on again,...

About to test shooting with glasses on again, from looking at stuff in my flat I can already see a huge difference. Glasses are a royal pain.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-05-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,764
Posted By _larky
Keep the X100, save for the M8. They are...

Keep the X100, save for the M8. They are different cameras, used in different ways. Or, wait until the M10 comes out and get the M9 cheap.

As for the M2, simply load up and get out there. :)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,348
Posted By _larky
Hmm, from using both I'd say the X100 has far...

Hmm, from using both I'd say the X100 has far superior build quality, and I've seen both dropped (luckily not mine) and the X100 didn't blink. The E-P2 split open.

They both fell out of a shoulder...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-05-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4,113
Posted By _larky
Wasn't she a woman who did this?

Wasn't she a woman who did this?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By _larky
Wonderful, thanks for the replies :) Can anyone...

Wonderful, thanks for the replies :) Can anyone suggest an adaptor?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-04-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,962
Posted By _larky
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5196/5797430573_677...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5196/5797430573_677b898ae4_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By _larky
Color Helia 75mm?

http://www.digitalrev.com/en/voigtlander-color-heliar-75mm-f2-dot-5-sl-7735.html?category_id=0&search_category_id=0&match_type=1

Any good, with converter, for M6? I've been hunting but cannot find...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-04-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 67,504
Posted By _larky
Well this is depressing.

Well this is depressing.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-04-2011
Replies: 71
Views: 6,425
Posted By _larky
To manage the stress that is scanning, I use a...

To manage the stress that is scanning, I use a cheap quick digi-cam style scanner which lets me scan at pretty bad quality very quickly. These proofs let me choose which ones I wish to spend time...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-04-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 67,504
Posted By _larky
"Your decision -- but personally, I...

"Your decision -- but personally, I wouldn't."

I'm not.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-04-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 67,504
Posted By _larky
Shots of Children

Normally I'd not care, and not ask, but I'm attempting to respect people's opinions more ;)

I was out shooting today, and I got some good shots of children playing in a water fountain. One of the...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 06-03-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,452
Posted By _larky
If I can't be bothered with contacts, and end up...

If I can't be bothered with contacts, and end up with glasses, I simply walk around half blind and zone focus.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-03-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 5,954
Posted By _larky
Me too. I am 10 characters long, oh yes I am, in...

Me too.

I am 10 characters long, oh yes I am, in fact now I'm much longer than 10 characters. Be gone 10 character limit.
Forum: Photo Software 06-03-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,423
Posted By _larky
ACDSee - that takes me back! I used to love it,...

ACDSee - that takes me back! I used to love it, but then went Mac and Photoshop etc.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-03-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,278
Posted By _larky
For anyone in the UK, 7DayShop have a £4.90 deal...

For anyone in the UK, 7DayShop have a £4.90 deal on Fuji Sensia 200 Pre-paid Dev, 36 exposure rolls.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-03-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,278
Posted By _larky
I also just got some old slide film returned to...

I also just got some old slide film returned to me, it was exposed over 4 years ago. WOW! :) Slide is the nuts.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-03-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 5,954
Posted By _larky
Vietnam.- on a Scooter.

Vietnam.- on a Scooter.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 06-03-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 6,695
Posted By _larky
I'll never sell the M6, I just bought 200 rolls :)

I'll never sell the M6, I just bought 200 rolls :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-02-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 9,732
Posted By _larky
Last wedding I shot 100% digital and took only...

Last wedding I shot 100% digital and took only 300 shots. Out of that they chose 50 keepers. I was very proud with that ratio.

If only I could manage that on the street.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,846
Posted By _larky
90mm lens, Elmar? Collapsible? :s

I'm confused.

I want a 75 or 90mm lens, for the M6. I like the idea of a longer length. Anyway, I'm confused. The price range is huge, the Elmar collapsible variety seem very cheap compared to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 4,091
Posted By _larky
Ye, sunny 16 is dead simple. After a few minutes...

Ye, sunny 16 is dead simple. After a few minutes playing you'll be spot on, it's really quite incredible.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-01-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 3,008
Posted By _larky
One of my students once told me his first ideas...

One of my students once told me his first ideas were always the best, his first work was always the best, and he did not need to research.

Instant fail there sonny lad.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-01-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,244
Posted By _larky
Hello. I'm not closer to any idea of what to...

Hello.

I'm not closer to any idea of what to get. So this weekend I hit London to see what I can find. Along with the back falling off my current TLR, it also appears to focus about 5 feet behind...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 05-31-2011
Replies: 314
Views: 52,506
Posted By _larky
Contax G1 or Nikon D200 or any other camera I've...

Contax G1 or Nikon D200 or any other camera I've sold. I'll never sell a film camera again.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By _larky
I could never find it to buy, it was always...

I could never find it to buy, it was always listed as out of stock. So I downloaded it. Sorry James :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-30-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
"I am sure the endless discussions on this topic...

"I am sure the endless discussions on this topic are mainly due to the incapacity of some photographers to approach closely the human subject and to be confronted to it."

Not always. I'm perfectly...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-30-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
"I prefer not to photograph homeless people, the...

"I prefer not to photograph homeless people, the obese, the handicapped those who are extremely sad, and people committing crimes. Anyone else in public is a possible subject if I think the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,125
Posted By _larky
OK, makes perfect sense. So I'd need to buy a...

OK, makes perfect sense. So I'd need to buy a file ;)
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-30-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,962
Posted By _larky
Auto!!! Never.

Auto!!! Never.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-30-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 652,962
Posted By _larky
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5064/5759371916_f06...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5064/5759371916_f061df8949_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2354/5758776955_07c4a22a5f_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2086/5713394701_208246343e_b.jpg

http:...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-30-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By _larky
+1 I am 10 characters, honestly.

+1

I am 10 characters, honestly.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-30-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
I guess it's the split, physical respect when...

I guess it's the split, physical respect when shooting and respect for what you choose to photograph and show afterwards. Can you marry the two and still get great shots?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-30-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 9,426
Posted By _larky
Respect for people.

Hello.

I'm reading a lot at the moment about photographers, the projects they chose to work on, their philosophy of photography etc. One thing that keeps coming up, especially with street or...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,125
Posted By _larky
So, I'm confused :) I've been reading through a...

So, I'm confused :) I've been reading through a load of stuff online, and I've found the modification you speak of. But, the crop factor would make the 40mm lens a 53mm lens yes? So, I assume even...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,125
Posted By _larky
M8 with 40mm lens / framelines.

Hello.

LEts say you have an M8, with a 40mm on the front of it. This is roughly 53mm, so will the M8 choose the 50mm lines or did they not think about crop factor when building it?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-30-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By _larky
One day I'll own a darkroom :)

One day I'll own a darkroom :)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-28-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 6,695
Posted By _larky
I'm made up to get one :) Going to ignore the M9...

I'm made up to get one :) Going to ignore the M9 and get the M10, I like the even numbers :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 4,091
Posted By _larky
Do what I did, get the M6 and forget you ever...

Do what I did, get the M6 and forget you ever owned another camera! I carry mine everywhere and I love it. Loading it with film, rewinding the film with the angled crank, souping it. Wow. I heard...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-28-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
I ordered a ton of the stuff. Now I need some...

I ordered a ton of the stuff. Now I need some Ilfotec, off to Silverprint next week :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-28-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,895
Posted By _larky
I'm a sometimes fan of feet, but I don't think...

I'm a sometimes fan of feet, but I don't think feet are required to make a good photo.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-28-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 6,695
Posted By _larky
I'm still getting an M8, just waiting for the...

I'm still getting an M8, just waiting for the go-ahead on a couple of coding jobs. If I get them both, I'll be able to go for the M9 and forget about GAS.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 05-27-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,241
Posted By _larky
Good books.

Hello.

I've read and re-read 'On Being A Photographer'

(http://www.amazon.co.uk/Being-Photographer-Practical-Guide/dp/1888803061)

and wondered if there were any other similar books out there,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-27-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
Hmm, the link is dead now :\ Was going to do a...

Hmm, the link is dead now :\ Was going to do a massive bulk order...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,457
Posted By _larky
The one in the middle looks pretty.

The one in the middle looks pretty.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-27-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,244
Posted By _larky
Oh, another problem with my current TLR is the...

Oh, another problem with my current TLR is the 200th of a second shutter speed max, coupled with f16. Means ISO 400 film is of no use at all. :)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-27-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,244
Posted By _larky
I like to pack light, and I tend to use one lens...

I like to pack light, and I tend to use one lens forever. The Yashica fits the bill in every way until you read that review site. Focus is critical for me as I'm rubbish at it. Are the Rollei's...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-27-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,244
Posted By _larky
So the 124G is hard to focus, noisy and...

So the 124G is hard to focus, noisy and inaccurate with metering! Hmm.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-27-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,244
Posted By _larky
Going on holiday, which TLR?

I'm going to Scotland for walks up mountains, follwed by a week in France doing the Champage Vinyard thing. Old villages, nice countryside etc. So, I have the excuse to buy a new toy ;)

I have a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-27-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 6,429
Posted By _larky
I personally do not like tiny DOF, I understand...

I personally do not like tiny DOF, I understand why people use it and why people like it, but I don't. I like stuff sharp, and I like to see the background.
Forum: RFF Polls 05-26-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 10,431
Posted By _larky
1-2 per roll I'd say.

1-2 per roll I'd say.
Forum: Film vs Digital 05-25-2011
Replies: 139
Views: 28,450
Posted By _larky
I too have suddenly gone back to film, from 100%...

I too have suddenly gone back to film, from 100% digital. I could have bought an M8, but film has proved to me again that is has a certain something. I can't put my finger on it though.
Forum: Off Topic 05-25-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By _larky
Sweet. We have to make sure we don't get caught,...

Sweet. We have to make sure we don't get caught, been researching it and it seems London plus UrbanX = arrests. :/ It's getting too dull to live in the UK anymore.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By _larky
Sweet, time to shoot some slide than :-)

Sweet, time to shoot some slide than :-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By _larky
Film pre-paid dev?

I bought some Fuji Sensia from 7DayShop which had pre paid dev. It came with the envelope, but on the roll itself it states that processing is not pre paid. Does it say that on all films anyway? ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,567
Posted By _larky
If they didn't want to charge me $60 for shipping...

If they didn't want to charge me $60 for shipping and then tax on top of $47 (for one pack!!) I may consider buy a couple of hundred.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,344
Posted By _larky
In my extensive experience (2 rolls :D ) I...

In my extensive experience (2 rolls :D ) I haven't had a problem either.

But now I've posted this, all the rest will be shagged.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4,504
Posted By _larky
I've found more, hidden under the bed. And it's...

I've found more, hidden under the bed. And it's about 12 rolls of different stuff, so I have to process 12 different things. I don't even remember shooting these.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,344
Posted By _larky
Depends how fast you heat it. :) Sometimes they...

Depends how fast you heat it. :) Sometimes they explode, or if you find a particularly strong mouse, it will expand and float like a balloon, with it's tail acting as the string.

;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2011
Replies: 76
Views: 4,688
Posted By _larky
For me I need to leave more time between taking a...

For me I need to leave more time between taking a photograph and looking at it. I'm now trying to build up 2-3 months worth of work without looking at it much, or at all. The act of distancing...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-23-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 4,006
Posted By _larky
Where are the multi-pass options? I can't see...

Where are the multi-pass options? I can't see them at all. I'm also using the 7600i with Vuescan.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-23-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,386
Posted By _larky
I'm using the 'guess in my head' method as the...

I'm using the 'guess in my head' method as the built in meter was never quite correct. It's working well for me so far :)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-23-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,666
Posted By _larky
Appears not, or maybe it does and it's only...

Appears not, or maybe it does and it's only 32bit, hence Vue 32bit works. That would make sense actually.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-23-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,666
Posted By _larky
I may look again, Silverfast is proving to be...

I may look again, Silverfast is proving to be very complex and noisy.
Forum: Off Topic 05-23-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By _larky
Urban Exploration - London

Hello.

Anyone here up for some Urban Ex in London? Explore, shoot, then a beer?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By _larky
Thanks all. I did a lot of reading last night, I...

Thanks all. I did a lot of reading last night, I have 1001 possible things to change! I'm going to start with dilution and may look into stand dev, which gave me lovely negs with Neopan...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By _larky
Too much contrast.

Hello.

Souped a couple more rolls today, Neopan 400. The contrast is extreme. I got the dev mix correct (1+25) and the times, maybe I was 30 seconds over, but I wonder if I agitated too much? ...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-22-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 13,458
Posted By _larky
Really? Hmm, seems the case is pointless then,...

Really? Hmm, seems the case is pointless then, apart from resale where it seems to help!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
Well they are certainly very excellent. I'll...

Well they are certainly very excellent. I'll give it a try.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By _larky
It seems to be something from the film itself, it...

It seems to be something from the film itself, it peels off in perfect slices.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
OK, thanks for that. I'll chance a roll when I...

OK, thanks for that. I'll chance a roll when I do my next order of the Legacy Pro.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-22-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 13,458
Posted By _larky
I have the case, I use it for storage only, I...

I have the case, I use it for storage only, I never take it out because of the hood. It does look great though.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 4,212
Posted By _larky
I use the Ilford retriever, works really well.

I use the Ilford retriever, works really well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4,504
Posted By _larky
I'm now down to 3 rolls of 35 and 1 roll of 120. ...

I'm now down to 3 rolls of 35 and 1 roll of 120. It's not going down, I'm shooting as quickly as I can process. I need another tank.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5,072
Posted By _larky
I like Neopan, is this stuff good?

http://www.digitaltruth.com/uk/store/cart/Rollei-Agfa-Retro-400S-B-W-400-ISO-Film-35mm-x-36-exposures-p-1473.html

I really like Neopan 400, it's very punchy. How does this stuff compare, anyone...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By _larky
Black Gunk/Goo

Hello.

I'm getting black gunk on my negs sometimes, always the roll that sits at the top of the dev tank. It looks like emulsion. It's easy to wash off, but I wonder what's causing it? Anyone had...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,344
Posted By _larky
Thanks for all the advice, and interesting...

Thanks for all the advice, and interesting information. I'm going to start reading up on the Kodak research.

The rolls I had concerns about developed fine, guess I was lucky. For the rest that is...
Forum: Off Topic 05-22-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By _larky
I was in a rush, so my typing got all...

I was in a rush, so my typing got all broken.

I've just completed my second day of testing, this time digital. It's impossible to tell what's metered and what's guessed. But I think that's the RAW...
Forum: Off Topic 05-22-2011
Replies: 139
Views: 6,111
Posted By _larky
Jeez it's cold up here? Were you lot left...

Jeez it's cold up here? Were you lot left behind? ;)

No photography allowed though, so I can't post a picture of God, she'd get very annoyed.
Forum: Off Topic 05-22-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By _larky
BOOYAH! - I beat a meter.

Since getting the X100 and more recently the M6 I've been learning to gauge light in my head rather than from any internal meter. This came about because it's fun and I didn't trust the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-22-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 6,695
Posted By _larky
I had a play with Kully's yesterday, and decided...

I had a play with Kully's yesterday, and decided I needed one. ;) Next freelance pay check will take care of it, Kully has said he'll pop into London for a shopping trip :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-20-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,344
Posted By _larky
OK, thanks for that. I'm going to shoot 3-4...

OK, thanks for that. I'm going to shoot 3-4 rolls tomorrow of the potentially buggered film so we'll see. All my new film will stay in it's plastic tube from now on. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-20-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,344
Posted By _larky
Freezing Film

Hello.

So, I am freezing my film now. However, I have abut 10 rolls not in plastic tubs which have been frozen. I just pulled them out for use tomorrow, are they going to be buggered because of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-20-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 5,208
Posted By _larky
The MP isn't true though is it, it's hype.

The MP isn't true though is it, it's hype.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-20-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 5,208
Posted By _larky
I'm also trying to work out what that cash buys...

I'm also trying to work out what that cash buys whoever gets one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2011
Replies: 155
Views: 10,970
Posted By _larky
People prefer looking at prints. I've done the...

People prefer looking at prints. I've done the research.
Forum: Off Topic 05-20-2011
Replies: 139
Views: 6,111
Posted By _larky
I rang the Rapture Crisis Hotline just now and...

I rang the Rapture Crisis Hotline just now and was told to use digital only, as the heat of hell will damage the emulsion and make all our chemicals evaporate. And the Zombies are attracted to...
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