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Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By citizen99
From the same...

From the same Seller
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ak47-10-pound-note/143348595360?hash=item21603dfaa0:g:GkcAAOSw40pbwIi8
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By citizen99
Nice. I shot a film through mine only a few weeks...

Nice. I shot a film through mine only a few weeks ago, after it had spent a year 'on the shelf'. It's my 'keeper' in 35mm format.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By citizen99
Just a suggestion; if you want to assess the...

Just a suggestion; if you want to assess the camera performance independent of your V600/workflow, it might be worth exposing a test film with a range of exposures/apertures and sending it to a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-08-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,135
Posted By citizen99
I use a DTEK-60, which is Android with some...

I use a DTEK-60, which is Android with some 'Blackberry-ish' additions like a pseudo-Hub.


I liked their own, now obsolete, BB10 system, but that has a very limited range of apps that it can run.
Forum: Other RF 06-18-2019
Replies: 87
Views: 6,942
Posted By citizen99
https://live.staticflickr.com/803/39012400820_f70d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/803/39012400820_f70ddf13d9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22roKAm)Kodak Signet 35 (https://flic.kr/p/22roKAm) by John Hancock (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,485
Posted By citizen99
Still the down for maintenance Panda, Bristol...

Still the down for maintenance Panda, Bristol area, UK, 13:20 hrs British Summer Time.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-22-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,718
Posted By citizen99
Two for the price of one:- Tower Bridge,London...

Two for the price of one:- Tower Bridge,London from HMS Belfast.


https://live.staticflickr.com/3892/15111698159_b3e23a6aaf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p2npnZ)HMS Belfast, London, 1975...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-22-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,718
Posted By citizen99
A cultural icon shared with Genoa, England, and...

A cultural icon shared with Genoa, England, and Canada. Replica of the Matthew in which Giovanni Caboto sailed from Bristol,England to North America on commission from Henry VII.


...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-24-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 19,617
Posted By citizen99
I can sometimes get 35mm film in the High Street...

I can sometimes get 35mm film in the High Street e.g. Boots (UK) but mostly use 120 so that has to come by post.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-19-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By citizen99
I use Portra 400, with the red window removed and...

I use Portra 400, with the red window removed and a sliding cover transplanted from a scrap donor camera body. 400 because it's a small aperture wide angle lens. No problem in either the often-grey...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-05-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By citizen99
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=162189
Might this be the one, or perhaps helpful anyway ?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-05-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,609
Posted By citizen99
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1647/24834081590_fd...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1647/24834081590_fd6e6f494f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DQvafw)Take-up spools: FED/ZORKI/<whatever> 1 (https://flic.kr/p/DQvafw) by John Hancock...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-16-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By citizen99
(For anybody using 6x9) he provided me with an...

(For anybody using 6x9) he provided me with an excellent bellows for the Agfa record III.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By citizen99
Loved it :)

Loved it :)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-07-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By citizen99
I had an earlier generation, the Ultron (Vitessa)...

I had an earlier generation, the Ultron (Vitessa) and Heliar (Bessa RF), both top-class of their day. Your list is certainly drool-worthy...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-31-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,590
Posted By citizen99
Here are pictures of the front...

Here are pictures of the front (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/38041717906/in/album-72157678379594911/) and rear...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-31-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,590
Posted By citizen99
Indeed so; I would be curious to learn if any...

Indeed so; I would be curious to learn if any existed that fullfil all of the criteria.

I did play around with a 65mm Angulon (not, of course, the 'Super-') on a 6x9 trackbed folder as a 'test of...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-30-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,590
Posted By citizen99
I had various Voigtlander Bessa RF (6x9, late...

I had various Voigtlander Bessa RF (6x9, late '30s to early '50s) models which I found nice to use (if you don't mind separate windows for the VF and RF). Just watch out for distortion of the lens...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-12-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 3,295
Posted By citizen99
^ Mmm, yes. I have an early-60s Longines Conquest...

^ Mmm, yes. I have an early-60s Longines Conquest Automatic that was my 21st birthday prezzie. Due for a service, again, it resides in its box. For daily use it's a Sekonda automatic given to me for...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-20-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By citizen99
As above ^^^. And there are some helpful...

As above ^^^.


And there are some helpful pictures here :-

http://pheugo.com/cameras/index.php?page=kodak35


Good luck.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-14-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By citizen99
"If someone can explain how to correct the film...

"If someone can explain how to correct the film position I would appreciate it and if possible show me a photo of the fix as I better understand visually "

This thread was for the FED 1 but the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-04-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,961
Posted By citizen99
The washers trick...

The washers trick (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/25174823505/in/album-72157664841104395/) worked for me too :) .
Forum: RFF Polls 04-30-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,391
Posted By citizen99
Voigtlander (original of course, not Cosina-) as...

Voigtlander (original of course, not Cosina-) as in Ultron, Heliar, Skopar ...

Runners-up:
I suppose Cooke (Taylor Hobson) as they are no longer in the 'domestic' photography market as far as I...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-28-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 5,767
Posted By citizen99
Roger, I hope you find your return is a happy...

Roger, I hope you find your return is a happy one, and best wishes for Frances.
John.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 1,592
Posted By citizen99
I usually start estimation from 'Sunny 11' in the...

I usually start estimation from 'Sunny 11' in the UK (unless an open scene on the clearest, hottest, of summer days).
I would also take a bet that, if your camera has a mechanical leaf shutter, you...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By citizen99
You would have less confidence that the...

You would have less confidence that the performance was as originally intended by the manufacturer, on the other hand under most circumstances you probably wouldn't be able to detect a significant...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-23-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By citizen99
Have you watched the relative movements, of the...

Have you watched the relative movements, of the body shutter release lever, and the actual release lever on the shutter against which it presses ? For example, given that the shutter isn't always...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-22-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By citizen99
^^^ Sorry I can't suggest anything much about...

^^^ Sorry I can't suggest anything much about that, as I don't have an example of the model to give some idea of what the manufacturer's design intentions were. Let's hope that someone who has the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-20-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By citizen99
I don't have your particular model (Ensign Selfix...

I don't have your particular model (Ensign Selfix 16-20 model ii) but I've come across some information whilst researching other Ensign folders that I have had.
Could you post (or link to) some...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-18-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 7,560
Posted By citizen99
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/803/39012400820_1da...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/803/39012400820_1da1806605_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22roKAm)Kodak Signet 35 (https://flic.kr/p/22roKAm) by John Hancock (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Other RF 03-08-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By citizen99
Having recently worked on a 35 and a 35RF I...

Having recently worked on a 35 and a 35RF I compiled a list of links to repair...
Forum: Other RF 03-05-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 6,942
Posted By citizen99
Kodak 35RF, 1945...

Kodak 35RF, 1945 model.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4649/40476849812_9cd87b41a1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24ENrfU)KODAK 35RF - Picture 2 of 2 (https://flic.kr/p/24ENrfU) by John Hancock...
Forum: Chris Crawford 02-14-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By citizen99
A great picture and a great story, which...

A great picture and a great story, which complement each other.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-14-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 8,563
Posted By citizen99
Anti-clockwise :) .

Anti-clockwise :) .
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-13-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,882
Posted By citizen99
"...over abundance of 'gear...

"...over abundance of 'gear talk'..."

Conversely, I wouldn't characterise non-gear talk as 'over-abundance', even though it's not my personal main interest*. There are different threads for all...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-13-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By citizen99
I often shoot at F32 with a 64mm lens on to 6x9....

I often shoot at F32 with a 64mm lens on to 6x9. With your 105mm lens at F32 your aperture diffraction relative contribution to unsharpness will be even smaller.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-12-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By citizen99
Very nice !

Very nice !
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,882
Posted By citizen99
OP-"why is gear talk more popular than photo...

OP-"why is gear talk more popular than photo talk?"

The name "RangefinderForum" presumably reflects the purpose for which it was set up in the first place, and hence the entry-point interests of...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-04-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 4,171
Posted By citizen99
I consider myself 'bumped'...

I consider myself 'bumped' ...
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8728/27582320653_94946430f6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/J2mAYD)From the parade to Thornbury Carnival, 2nd July 2016...
Forum: Chris Crawford 02-04-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,518
Posted By citizen99
Hopr you can take it easy, all the best.

Hopr you can take it easy, all the best.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-30-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,563
Posted By citizen99
Could be useful raw material for backing 35mm...

Could be useful raw material for backing 35mm film in Bantams ... or 70mm in MF ... ;).
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-30-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,563
Posted By citizen99
Done :) +following

Done :)
+following
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 01-22-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By citizen99
^^^^^ I guess it's a reflection of the camera's...

^^^^^ I guess it's a reflection of the camera's rarity. Sorry I can't help with your question either, but I do like Kodaks of that era (I have a Medalist and an early Kodak 35); finding the nice...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-09-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,211
Posted By citizen99
Yes, looks like that to me too. And yes, here's...

Yes, looks like that to me too.

And yes, here's a picture of the film transport interlocks ;) . After all, how could the system registration work otherwise, when the film diameter on the take-up...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-02-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By citizen99
Edited the following morning (that's enough...

Edited the following morning (that's enough characters ;) ).
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-02-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By citizen99
I prefer to use the Canon proprietary s/w for my...

I prefer to use the Canon proprietary s/w for my Canoscan 8800F, so I installed Windows into a (free) VirtualBox virtual machine to host it on Linux. Saves having to drop out of Linux to boot up the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 3,010
Posted By citizen99
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/538/32700783725_7af...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/538/32700783725_7afe76729e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RPE4HX)Finzels Reach Bridge construction, Bristol, 1 Feb 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/RPE4HX) by John Hancock...
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-31-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By citizen99
I'm not a Pro subscriber to Flickr, I don't post...

I'm not a Pro subscriber to Flickr, I don't post in large numbers, but their BBcode link method works for me. (I'm in the UK, just in case that is relevant). Their conditions are that you link using...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-27-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,211
Posted By citizen99
Thanks from me too.

Thanks from me too.
Forum: Photo Software 12-27-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By citizen99
If your old image software needs to run on a...

If your old image software needs to run on a 'legacy' OS, you can probably run the legacy OS as a virtual machine on your modern hardware+software system. (A word of qualification; here I am...
Forum: Photo Software 12-27-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By citizen99
I'm still using PS Elements 2, which I like and...

I'm still using PS Elements 2, which I like and which does all that I need to do, and earlier this year bought another copy for my daughter to use. So I noticed there is still a market for older...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-25-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 3,806
Posted By citizen99
Done. That made me think about what I do. I don't...

Done. That made me think about what I do. I don't do any darkroom work as it doesn't suit my domestic arrangements. Did it at school though - that was 60 years ago ;).
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 2,335
Posted By citizen99
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8025/7183017450_cd2...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8025/7183017450_cd25f0af1b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bWJQQs)The Workshop Manager(ess) (https://flic.kr/p/bWJQQs) by John Hancock...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-22-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,211
Posted By citizen99
And another here please, and thank you :)

And another here please, and thank you :)
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-11-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 4,936
Posted By citizen99
Sure, whatever is the usage that applies. For...

Sure, whatever is the usage that applies.
For 'fast', I'm thinking of, say, wedding photography, or news reportage, where virtually instant visibility of results to the client is expected.
In...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-11-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 4,936
Posted By citizen99
I found a lot of interesting points in the...

I found a lot of interesting points in the discussions here and other sites. I notice that is shown here (by Tim Parkin, nearly half-way down the page)...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-04-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,560
Posted By citizen99
I go upstairs to get a camera from the closet...

I go upstairs to get a camera from the closet ...
What did I come up here for :confused:
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,057
Posted By citizen99
The historical reasons why shutter speeds are...

The historical reasons why shutter speeds are marked the way that they are have been comprehensively covered by previous postings.

For practical use of my leaf-shutters I like to know what the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-29-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,819
Posted By citizen99
Doreen Spooner...

Doreen Spooner (https://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2016/nov/04/doreen-spooner-recalls-her-time-as-a-photogapher-on-testosterone-alley) (sometimes pictured using a Rolleiflex) Fleet Street...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-14-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3,036
Posted By citizen99
I had a late '30s Bessa Rangefinder with the...

I had a late '30s Bessa Rangefinder with the Heliar. I was advised by a specialist that this had coating; if so it wasn't evidently blue as in more modern coatings, but it's possible that it had one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-09-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By citizen99
^^^^^^^^+1

^^^^^^^^+1
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-23-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By citizen99
Interesting revived thread that I hadn't seen...

Interesting revived thread that I hadn't seen before, Phil :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-17-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By citizen99
Yes, I'd rather trim the leader. The trim on the...

Yes, I'd rather trim the leader.
The trim on the hack is magnificent in its unabashed presentation :D.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-16-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By citizen99
I had one of the Bessa Rangefinder versions, of...

I had one of the Bessa Rangefinder versions, of which the shutter and lens serial numbers dated it to the late 1930s. The Heliar lens on that was superb. I've also had Skopar ('tessar' type) and...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-15-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By citizen99
A bit analogous to the film vs. digital camera...

A bit analogous to the film vs. digital camera discussions ? ;)

I used the large models, with a choice of plug-in timebase and vertical amplifier modules, back in the '60s. The Polaroid camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,312
Posted By citizen99
I love the irony :D BTW I followed the link to...

I love the irony :D
BTW I followed the link to Flickr but it's 'Private' .
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-20-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By citizen99
I've never seen such colour casts on my Ektar 100...

I've never seen such colour casts on my Ektar 100 photos - perhaps because the NORITSU scanners and operation thereof at the labs where I sent my films suit the film (?).
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-17-2017
Replies: 677
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 241,852
Posted By citizen99
My practice, too, Sir ;).

My practice, too, Sir ;).
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By citizen99
Very nice. Interesting how perceptions change. I...

Very nice.
Interesting how perceptions change. I once had a Voigtlander Avus (the later, rim-set shutter, model) with the Skopar lens and a 120 roll film back on it. I shot colour transparency 120...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By citizen99
@tunalegs Sorry, I wasn't explicit that I'm...

@tunalegs
Sorry, I wasn't explicit that I'm trying to follow the inspiration of the petapixel link (https://petapixel.com/2017/08/12/shooting-modern-auto-racing-kodak-brownie-1926/) given by the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By citizen99
Hmm. given that Kodak introduced No.2 Size (=120)...

Hmm. given that Kodak introduced No.2 Size (=120) film in 1901 (Camera-Wiki tells me) and that doublet lenses were already long-established, does anyone happen to know which were the earliest box...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By citizen99
+1 . I find using small apertures and fixed focus...

+1 . I find using small apertures and fixed focus quite 'liberating' :) .
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By citizen99
Great pictures. What more can you need ? :)

Great pictures. What more can you need ? :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-12-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,001
Posted By citizen99
Dear Roger, You've touched on concerns that are...

Dear Roger,

You've touched on concerns that are also in my thoughts. None of my inheritors have shown interest in cameras, and are busy with jobs and young families. I've started selling them off,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-09-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,434
Posted By citizen99
The take-up spool dimensions can vary, according...

The take-up spool dimensions can vary, according to what model they were intended to match. Pointers to my experience are given here:-
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1647/24834081590_fd6e6f494f_n.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,152
Posted By citizen99
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4308/35894951670_32...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4308/35894951670_320247c28f_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WFV1z5)Shailer Park, near Brisbane, June 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/WFV1z5) by John Hancock...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,152
Posted By citizen99
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4292/35396989503_e0...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4292/35396989503_e0588d2c09_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VVUPLt)Brisbane from Mount Cootha, July 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/VVUPLt) by John Hancock...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2017
Replies: 165
Views: 14,762
Posted By citizen99
The Voigtlander Vitessas. Compact, excellent...

The Voigtlander Vitessas. Compact, excellent lenses, spoiled by plunger mechanism designed to wear out :bang: .
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,463
Posted By citizen99
I just like trying out, tinkering with, and...

I just like trying out, tinkering with, and using, old, non-electric, cameras. Pleasure use is for non-rushed landscape and townscape photography with total control of the camera, taking time to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By citizen99
"... world's first hyperfocal citography lens...

"... world's first hyperfocal citography lens ..."

I had to look up citography (so that nobody else has to ;) ) - two meanings popped up immediately :-
- Iconography of cities
- Meta infomation...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-27-2017
Replies: 1,159
Views: 416,165
Posted By citizen99
Great pictures, from perfect pocketable 6x6 :)

Great pictures, from perfect pocketable 6x6 :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-23-2017
Replies: 1,645
Views: 280,371
Posted By citizen99
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4260/35312605481_e1e...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4260/35312605481_e1efd8ff57_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VNskkx)Holden_FB_Special-1961 (https://flic.kr/p/VNskkx) by John Hancock...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-22-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 20,704
Posted By citizen99
'Fraid I can't be more specific as I have never...

'Fraid I can't be more specific as I have never had that particular camera. I would poke around to find how to open up the shutter and see what's going on (or not) inside. You might need to get some...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-21-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 20,704
Posted By citizen99
Welcome to the world of old cameras :). The...

Welcome to the world of old cameras :).

The shutter on the Raven is cocked and released in a single movement by the...
Forum: Photo Software 06-03-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By citizen99
I still use Elements 2.0, for what I do I prefer...

I still use Elements 2.0, for what I do I prefer it to later ones. Recently bought a copy 2nd-hand for the daughter. Somebody might be glad of whatever release yours is & you could get a few $ for it...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-03-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By citizen99
A folder in good condition with at least a...

A folder in good condition with at least a triplet lens can give excellent results at the apertures used in daylight conditions, whilst just slipping into the pocket :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-03-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,434
Posted By citizen99
My experience, of two GSP purchases from US to...

My experience, of two GSP purchases from US to UK, over the last couple of years, was OK.
With previous non-GSP US-> UK purchases it seemed to be a lottery whether or not you got hit with hefty...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-27-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By citizen99
The above, and I would add that the best oil to...

The above, and I would add that the best oil to use is watch oil. I use Moebius 8000; that and other brands can be found on ebay, also suitable applicators.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-26-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,327
Posted By citizen99
Very neat model - a good buy.

Very neat model - a good buy.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 7,511
Posted By citizen99
Kodak Ektar, especially with uncoated, or...

Kodak Ektar, especially with uncoated, or single-coated, lenses. Otherwise, as the light conditions and usable aperture dictate, Portra 160, 400, or 800 as appropriate.
Forum: Off Topic 05-18-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By citizen99
Me too, yesterday. I'm also accustomed to seeing,...

Me too, yesterday.
I'm also accustomed to seeing, on some other sites, exhortations to 'upgrade' the browser in use at the time, as they have evidently probed for functionality to run all of the site...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-15-2017
Replies: 172
Views: 33,502
Posted By citizen99
Beautiful :)

Beautiful :)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-15-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By citizen99
'6x9' are the convential rounded-up dimensions;...

'6x9' are the convential rounded-up dimensions; usually the actual dimensions are in the range 2 to 4 mm shorter, depending on the camera manufacturer/model.

It's to allow a little 'wriggle-room'...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-10-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3,157
Posted By citizen99
A great host for a great little lens :)

A great host for a great little lens :)
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-08-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 7,777
Posted By citizen99
;) Yes, cross-processed Velvia. Back in the day...

;) Yes, cross-processed Velvia.

Back in the day when you could get 127 as just another size in the 'mainstream' emulsions, developed in the normal 'High Street' outlets, I ran a colour slide film...
Forum: Other RF 04-28-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By citizen99
Good news :)

Good news :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-20-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By citizen99
It was the best gold ...

It was the best gold ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2017
Replies: 3,035
Views: 734,983
Posted By citizen99
Great results ... and how about "MF-Compact" ?...

Great results ... and how about "MF-Compact" ? :)
Forum: Other RF 03-31-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By citizen99
^^ ^ Yes, I can confirm that it is a (default...

^^ ^ Yes, I can confirm that it is a (default normal) thread, so ccw to loosen.
Forum: Other RF 03-30-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By citizen99
If you've got a Medalist it's worth getting the...

If you've got a Medalist it's worth getting the Kodak parts list / repair manual for the camera, and the separate one for the shutter. Reprints are available on e.g. ebay...
Forum: Other RF 03-30-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By citizen99
I used a strap-wrench, of the sort sold for...

I used a strap-wrench, of the sort sold for opening jam jars and such-like, on my Medalist I.
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3816/9956601133_8d4d30d1f0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/gaQbCM)
Medalist (I)...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-17-2017
Replies: 187
Views: 60,919
Posted By citizen99
This works for me in my workstation set-up...

This works for me in my workstation set-up ...

In Flickr, click on the 'Share Photo' arrow at the bottom right of your picture.

Select the BBCode option; it should come up high-lighted (or...
Forum: Other RF 03-16-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By citizen99
^^^ Very nice !

^^^ Very nice !
Forum: Other RF 03-14-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,720
Posted By citizen99
I can't help with information, but what a good...

I can't help with information, but what a good purchase !
Forum: Other RF 03-14-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By citizen99
As I may have months between using the Medalist,...

As I may have months between using the Medalist, I have to refresh my memory from the instruction manual at each loading :D.
Forum: Other RF 03-14-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By citizen99
I sympathise with your practice of simplification...

I sympathise with your practice of simplification where a complex mechanism has failed ;). I'm happy with the basics of a decent lens, adequate shutter, and the red window :).
Forum: Other RF 03-14-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By citizen99
Dear Roger, I came to Bristol in the late '60s,...

Dear Roger,

I came to Bristol in the late '60s, residing in a bed-sitter on Ashley Hill with a splendid view over the allotments, the mostly abandoned and lifted railway lines, and St.Werburgh's and...
Forum: Other RF 03-14-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 4,489
Posted By citizen99
The film transport is registered by an idler...

The film transport is registered by an idler shaft with spikes around it at the edges of the film. Provided that the gearing and interlocks are set up correctly, the wind-on mechanism stops at the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-10-2017
Replies: 451
Views: 173,761
Posted By citizen99
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/538/32700783725_7afe...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/538/32700783725_7afe76729e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RPE4HX)Finzels Reach Bridge construction, Bristol, 1 Feb 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/RPE4HX) by John Hancock...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-07-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By citizen99
Nice work ! and the 1-cent piece still shows its...

Nice work ! and the 1-cent piece still shows its identity.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-28-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,475
Posted By citizen99
I'm pleased to see the use of wooden clothes-peg...

I'm pleased to see the use of wooden clothes-peg clamping shims in a professional industrial environment. One of the great kitchen-table tinkerer resources ;).
Forum: Other RF 02-24-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By citizen99
Very neat. I like the style.

Very neat. I like the style.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,516
Posted By citizen99
Hmmm, the iso, nice one ... ;) In the context of...

Hmmm, the iso, nice one ... ;)

In the context of film, would I be allowed a 'free shot' additional choice of film ISO, on the basis that it's not an in-camera adjustment :angel: ?

Anyway for me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,187
Posted By citizen99
My Dad had one of these. I ran a colour slide...

My Dad had one of these. I ran a colour slide film through it back in the '70s ; perfectly usable.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-09-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1,057
Posted By citizen99
Dallmeyer f/6.5 Wide Angle lens dimensions ?

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2279/32800981525_1209e05e91_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RYvB3e)Dallmeyer f/6.5 Wide Angle lens dimensions ? (https://flic.kr/p/RYvB3e) by John Hancock...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-27-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2,791
Posted By citizen99
I wonder what would be the rationale behind that....

I wonder what would be the rationale behind that. Or is it just that they wouldn't accept negative/transparency/print ? Would they look at the exif data if one entered a scan of the film ?

Not that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-27-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2,791
Posted By citizen99
Yer...

Yer 'tiz
http://time.com/4649032/film-photography-cameras/?iid=sr-link1
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-24-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,915
Posted By citizen99
Very successful repair. I also had an Ultron...

Very successful repair. I also had an Ultron Vitessa once - superb lens.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-21-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 6,874
Posted By citizen99
He had probably folded it without pressing the...

He had probably folded it without pressing the release tab :mad:.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,823
Posted By citizen99
I bought a lens (value $Tens, not $Hundreds in...

I bought a lens (value $Tens, not $Hundreds in case it's relevant) from a US seller who used the Ebay Global Shipping Program to UK, and it was efficient, not too expensive, with tracking information...
Forum: Other RF 01-21-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By citizen99
Strange, that :confused: . (I see the same as...

Strange, that :confused: . (I see the same as you.)
Forum: Other RF 01-21-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By citizen99
Great pictures.

Great pictures.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-06-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,775
Posted By citizen99
He supplied me with new bellows for an Agfa...

He supplied me with new bellows for an Agfa Record III. It was excellent.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-29-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By citizen99
+1 to the above postings. Also, if I measured...

+1 to the above postings. Also, if I measured timings on one of my shutters to find results as good as those in the original posting, I would be quite satisfied with it.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-29-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,268
Posted By citizen99
Thanks for the notification :)

Thanks for the notification :)
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-26-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,250
Posted By citizen99
Another point about controlling the opening speed...

Another point about controlling the opening speed of the doors; if you 'squeeze' them slightly, so as to absorb the pressure of the spring mechanism before pressing the release button, you may find...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-19-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 8,281
Posted By citizen99
You might like to look...

You might like to look here
https://www.flickr.com/groups/box-tengor_gallery/pool/
Forum: Argus RF 12-18-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,816
Posted By citizen99
^^^ :) The picture has got my Gear Acquisition...

^^^ :)
The picture has got my Gear Acquisition Syndrome twitching. I had a C4 for a while, which I liked, and I like the idea of the classic 'brick'. Hmm, shipping cost though ... but worth a look.
Forum: Argus RF 12-18-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,816
Posted By citizen99
Neat and effective.What's not to like ? :)

Neat and effective.What's not to like ? :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-11-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,171
Posted By citizen99
... Here's a more conventional street...

... Here's a more conventional street shot
https://c8.staticflickr.com/3/2922/14019462959_da78cc417b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nmRpUB)Test shot with ORION-15 28mm f/6 on FED-2. Kodak Color Plus, ISO...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-11-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,171
Posted By citizen99
The Orion-15 is fast enough for daylight use,...

The Orion-15 is fast enough for daylight use, even interior shots sometimes (if you don't mind a bit of vignetting) ...
Hand-held at waist level, f/8 at 1/30 s, expired Fuji Superia 200...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By citizen99
https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8025/7183017450_cd25...

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8025/7183017450_cd25f0af1b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bWJQQs)The Workshop Manager (https://flic.kr/p/bWJQQs) by John Hancock (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 6,103
Posted By citizen99
I've bought a few things from Rocky - no...

I've bought a few things from Rocky - no complaints personally, as I tend to buy low-end stuff (if the price/risk ratio looks not too bad) to tinker with. I ignore his 'cut and pasted' statements...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-06-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,333
Posted By citizen99
Great set ^ , thanks for posting.

Great set ^ , thanks for posting.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-04-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,267
Posted By citizen99
This is a topic swerve :D. I were a young lad at...

This is a topic swerve :D.

I were a young lad at the time they were rallying the original Ford (UK early '50s) Zephyr : 6-lump in the front and a bag of cement in the boot, I remember being told.

I...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-29-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
Posted By citizen99
And lots more information...

And lots more information here
http://www.apug.org/forum/index.php?threads/numbers-on-120-backing-paper-not-aligning-with-red-window.140801/
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-29-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
Posted By citizen99
I also used Portra 400 as far back as 2010 and...

I also used Portra 400 as far back as 2010 and 2012, and Portra 160 as recently as 2015. All were in-date stock, but obviously manufactured a significant time before use.

I've also found this...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-29-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
Posted By citizen99
Ah, thank you, that makes sense. Better check my...

Ah, thank you, that makes sense. Better check my next purchase of Ektar 100 in that camera !
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-29-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
Posted By citizen99
This picture was taken on Ektar...

This picture was taken on Ektar 100
https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8462/8011616933_8081e1aacc_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dcXCAr)Frampton Country Fair 2012 (https://flic.kr/p/dcXCAr) by John Hancock...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-05-2016
Replies: 1,159
Views: 416,165
Posted By citizen99
Great shot :) Nothing wrong with looking...

Great shot :)

Nothing wrong with looking 'modern' in my humble opinion, unless you actually want a 'retro' look.
I shoot colour in my vintage folders (and other types). Twice my pictures of local...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-03-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By citizen99
An impressive piece of kit :)

An impressive piece of kit :)
Forum: Other RF 10-01-2016
Replies: 87
Views: 6,942
Posted By citizen99
Kodak Medalist (early...

Kodak Medalist (early model)
https://c4.staticflickr.com/1/617/23060211155_cc50008172_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/B8KBnv)Kodak Medalist (https://flic.kr/p/B8KBnv) by John Hancock...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By citizen99
With a shutter of that age, as well as cleaning...

With a shutter of that age, as well as cleaning the escapement, it helps to apply watch oil to the pivots. I use Moebius 8000, applied in *tiny* blobs on a watchmaker's fine wire applicator, looking...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2016
Replies: 451
Views: 173,761
Posted By citizen99
Ah, so I suppose it's a 'perception artefact' of...

Ah, so I suppose it's a 'perception artefact' of the lighting conditions :).
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2016
Replies: 451
Views: 173,761
Posted By citizen99
It's as if there were some sort of double...

It's as if there were some sort of double exposure, or over-laid other image file, in the bright, central, area. The light directionality is weird, and the perspective there doesn't seem to stack...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 09-24-2016
Replies: 1,830
Views: 371,515
Posted By citizen99
https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8151/29585088460_8a6...

https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8151/29585088460_8a611736aa_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/M5kj55)Old Severn Bridge, hot hazy day, from footbridge over tollbooths (https://flic.kr/p/M5kj55) by John Hancock...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2016
Replies: 451
Views: 173,761
Posted By citizen99
https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8329/29585086870_32d...

https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8329/29585086870_32dd30fd8a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/M5kiAE)Old Severn Bridge, hot hazy day (https://flic.kr/p/M5kiAE) by John Hancock...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-20-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 6,952
Posted By citizen99
We use an account in the Wife's name to keep in...

We use an account in the Wife's name to keep in touch with far-flung family and friends (on our daughter's first visit home from Australia she sat straight down at the keyboard "You want to be on...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-16-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 7,843
Posted By citizen99
Just a few general points to be aware of...

Just a few general points to be aware of ...

Whatever you do, hang on to your XP for use whenever you can use it to run your 'legacy' software in a virtual machine (rather than 'upgrading' to e.g....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 49,440
Posted By citizen99
A heart-warming story.

A heart-warming story.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-06-2016
Replies: 68
Views: 5,088
Posted By citizen99
How fares the affectionate "... you b******s ..."...

How fares the affectionate "... you b******s ..." these days? I need to know for when visiting my Australian grandchildren in Brisbane ;).
Forum: Off Topic 09-02-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By citizen99
Thanks for the tip-off.

Thanks for the tip-off.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 3,240
Posted By citizen99
I've got used to the current Flickr status, which...

I've got used to the current Flickr status, which now 'fits' quite nicely with the current versions of the (desktop) browsers that I use. Occasionally I use an Android tablet.
I like that there are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 7,862
Posted By citizen99
It seems that the Ensign Commando and Mamiya Six...

It seems that the Ensign Commando and Mamiya Six were conceived at around the same time, the Mamiya being earlier into serious production.

According to information relayed...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-20-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By citizen99
Very nice pictures from la belle France !

Very nice pictures from la belle France !
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-19-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,280
Posted By citizen99
Both very nice ! I'm _trying_ to cut down on my...

Both very nice !
I'm _trying_ to cut down on my 'GAS', but I could be sorely tempted if a Monitor or Vigilant popped up on this side of the pond.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-19-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,280
Posted By citizen99
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8011616...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8011616933/in/album-72157629691099238/
Focussed on the grey tractor; double-click on it to see full size.
This was taken with a Heliar of which the serial...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-18-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,280
Posted By citizen99
^ +1 . And, you don't have to plan for battery...

^ +1 .
And, you don't have to plan for battery availability/charge :) .
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-17-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,280
Posted By citizen99
To elaborate on what I said above - the words...

To elaborate on what I said above - the words 'creamy' and 'precise' come to mind when I think of the images from both of these lenses. In the context of using colour film, which is what I do.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-17-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,280
Posted By citizen99
For that price you should be able to get a Bessa...

For that price you should be able to get a Bessa Rangefinder (the 'ancestor' of the Bessa II). Plenty on ebay today world-wide - here's a link to one with the Skopar (an excellent Tessar-class)...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-14-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 3,777
Posted By citizen99
I really enjoyed these sets.

I really enjoyed these sets.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-10-2016
Replies: 1,159
Views: 416,165
Posted By citizen99
^ ^ Excellent :).

^ ^ Excellent :).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 3,511
Posted By citizen99
"Add simplicity" :).

"Add simplicity" :).
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-05-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,469
Posted By citizen99
For colour, I like Ektar 100. The colours are...

For colour, I like Ektar 100. The colours are quite vivid, which to my taste goes well with older lenses as they have old coatings or none at all. (Unless you're looking for a 'vintage period'...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-04-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,790
Posted By citizen99
I always keep an eye open for something...

I always keep an eye open for something interesting or useful.
'Toy' plastic cameras can be a source of tiny springs and wide-angle viewfinder lenses. Unused 'disposables' can, in addition, yield an...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-27-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 3,916
Posted By citizen99
The Seller does say that he has tested the...

The Seller does say that he has tested the shutter and the film transport, but not himself taken any photographs with the camera.

Hmmm ... so would it focus anwhere near the film plane ? Some...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-25-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 3,608
Posted By citizen99
Considering the case of 'landscape' orientation...

Considering the case of 'landscape' orientation of the 6x9 (typically f=105mm), then the *vertical* FOV on the negative will be less that that of a 6x6 folder (typical focal lengths being in the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-17-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By citizen99
If you wanted to go the way of getting an old,...

If you wanted to go the way of getting an old, cheap, flatbed (I'm assuming it would be one with a USB interface, unlike some really old ones), there are ways of running its old software (typically...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By citizen99
In the meantime, I'd finished another film, which...

In the meantime, I'd finished another film, which I have sent to snapshotservices.com of Bournemouth. I've had excellent work from them previously.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By citizen99
Thanks for the tip :) . EDIT: Oh, just checked...

Thanks for the tip :) .

EDIT: Oh, just checked them out ...
"We do not develop 120, E6, or B&W films (except C41 B&W)."
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By citizen99
Kudos to the Royal Mail ! They have returned my...

Kudos to the Royal Mail ! They have returned my film "addressee gone away" :) .
Forum: Nikon RF 07-02-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,927
Posted By citizen99
That is so frustrating ! I hope it gets found...

That is so frustrating ! I hope it gets found quickly.
John.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 3,023
Posted By citizen99
I've just started a related but separate (because...

I've just started a related but separate (because it's in the UK and not E6 specific) thread here http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=156500
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By citizen99
The sky is falling again (another processing lab out of business)

Further to this thread http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=156483

After sending off my latest film for C41 processing to Club35 in London, UK, I find that they have gone out of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,951
Posted By citizen99
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/06/22/andrews_th...

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/06/22/andrews_three_fabulous_reasons_to_leave/
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,951
Posted By citizen99
I am encouraged that the postings here at least...

I am encouraged that the postings here at least illuminate different points of view, and have been fairly polite, given the passions involved:angel:
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,951
Posted By citizen99
That might be for Dr.Speth to explain in detail....

That might be for Dr.Speth to explain in detail. But his argument pre-supposes the inevitability/scale of custom duties - assumptions always used by 'project fear'. Customs duties would be both ways;...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,951
Posted By citizen99
David, With you on the subjects vs citizens. I...

David,
With you on the subjects vs citizens. I was just generalising.
Regards, John
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,951
Posted By citizen99
Well, this 'knuckle-dragger' went to primary...

Well, this 'knuckle-dragger' went to primary school in Brussels, and was consequently able to converse with collaborators at the likes of Matra (as it then was) in their own language, as well has...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-13-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,014
Posted By citizen99
:) The detail in the shadows far at the back...

:) The detail in the shadows far at the back holds up pretty well even on my screen. Also, a 'testimonial' for hand-holding the Medalist - as I prefer to lugging a tripod around :angel:.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-13-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,014
Posted By citizen99
Great pictures of the Skyraiders, and in indoor...

Great pictures of the Skyraiders, and in indoor lighting. The Ektar lens gives great clarity.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-10-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,042
Posted By citizen99
Very interesting and informative; thank you :)

Very interesting and informative; thank you :)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-04-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,555
Posted By citizen99
Congratulations :)

Congratulations :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-22-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,743
Posted By citizen99
Just for illustration - vignetting...

Just for illustration - vignetting (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/13149419845/in/album-72157663731457980/) of a (focal length adjusted) Industar 69 on a full-frame (FED 2) body.

Some...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 05-12-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,784
Posted By citizen99
If import costs from the UK are not a...

If import costs from the UK are not a consideration, there are usually plenty of inexpensive Kershaw 110 (http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Kershaw_110) on ebay-uk.

This is a 6x6 folder with a meniscus...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-08-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By citizen99
What a beauty ! Thanks for the link to the...

What a beauty ! Thanks for the link to the interesting site.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-08-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By citizen99
It's comparatively easy on the feed spool, but I...

It's comparatively easy on the feed spool, but I haven't seen 'trivial' DIY described for the take-up side. Mind you, it's a couple of years since I was looking at that, so it's time to look around...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-08-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 3,689
Posted By citizen99
There are some changes under way here; new...

There are some changes under way here; new housing estates are being built along the other side of Morton Way, and along Butt Lane. ('Green Belt' - hah !)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-07-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By citizen99
Congratulations on your purchase :). I shall look...

Congratulations on your purchase :). I shall look out for the results with interest.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-04-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By citizen99
Satisfactory results :)

Satisfactory results :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-21-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,812
Posted By citizen99
This one...

This one (http://www.people.com/people/package/article/0,,20395222_21001459,00.html) renders better on my screen; it's still cropped.

Whereas this one...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-21-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,812
Posted By citizen99
Not exactly taxation as a 'one-way' deal. They...

Not exactly taxation as a 'one-way' deal. They essentially gave up their private resources for the service of the nation, in exchange for the Civil List (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_Estate).
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-21-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,812
Posted By citizen99
That on-line reproduction doesn't fully reflect...

That on-line reproduction doesn't fully reflect the composition,or the quality, of the picture; like those in some UK national newspapers it is cropped, and has lost definition, brightness and...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-12-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 4,933
Posted By citizen99
Some interesting points discussed here, which...

Some interesting points discussed here, which prompted me to look at some folders that I have to hand ...

The Bessa Rangefinder, Ensign Autorange-220, and Ensign Ranger II have no structure on/of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-04-2016
Replies: 379
Views: 52,499
Posted By citizen99
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7345/16376889946_28...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7345/16376889946_28bbb0a485_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qXaQPu)La Purisma Mission, Lompoc, CA, late 1971 (https://flic.kr/p/qXaQPu) by John Hancock...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-26-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,116
Posted By citizen99
Good news :)

Good news :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2016
Replies: 114
Views: 14,454
Posted By citizen99
Here's a couple of contrasting scenes taken on...

Here's a couple of contrasting scenes taken on Ektar 100. The robust colour rendering suits the older cameras, and with the combination of MF and low grain the pictures 'blow' up quite well.

Late...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-07-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 3,689
Posted By citizen99
Kodak Medalist. Hand-held - I don't find the...

Kodak Medalist. Hand-held - I don't find the weight a disadvantage, except for carrying ;) . I love the combined, large, viewfinder/rangefinder system. And, of course, the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,330
Posted By citizen99
Yes that ^ works. BTW, visiting family in Shailer...

Yes that ^ works.
BTW, visiting family in Shailer Park QLD last summer, I got good service developing a 35mm film at Camera House in the Hyperdome.
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