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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By charjohncarter
I've only taken one. But thanks for the reminder.

I've only taken one. But thanks for the reminder.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 166
Views: 5,213
Posted By charjohncarter
I just received a roll of Gold 200 and a roll of...

I just received a roll of Gold 200 and a roll of Fuji 200 that were develooped by Blue Moon is Portland. Here is one of each:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48530633967_04d34bf4f6_z.jpg...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By charjohncarter
She really used a lot of different media. I...

She really used a lot of different media. I really like her Polaroids. I looks like Fuji Color Polaroid film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 6 Days Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,071
Posted By charjohncarter
I use these, and the only problem I've had is if...

I use these, and the only problem I've had is if your film is curled the first trip around it hits the entry plastic. So I have to make sure it passes, then I'm home free. I can't remember if they...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By charjohncarter
I've greatly reduced my dust problem. (1) I...

I've greatly reduced my dust problem. (1) I squeegee my negatives after a wash, photoflo, and then a final rinse with filtered water. I squeegee with two fingers and I do it twice (35mm and 120). ...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,672
Views: 426,755
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7, 55mm lens, Astia...

Pentax 6x7, 55mm lens, Astia 100:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48512164951_924281ed9d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gURwv6)Astia 100 (expired) (https://flic.kr/p/2gURwv6) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By charjohncarter
Before: https://live.staticflickr.com/7109/745124...

Before:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7109/7451247800_db985c7552_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cmrAnE)TriX at 250 (https://flic.kr/p/cmrAnE) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/),...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,118
Posted By charjohncarter
I went for a walk today to try and figure out the...

I went for a walk today to try and figure out the HDR on my FF. I just wasn't as fun as a walk with my APS-C mirrorless.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 6,303
Posted By charjohncarter
Arista EDU ultra 400 (and 100) for me are...

Arista EDU ultra 400 (and 100) for me are oversensitive to blue (look at their color spectrum graph). So I use an Orange filter unless it is indoors or flat grey outside (which it hardly ever is in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,227
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks like they made some money. But I can never...

Looks like they made some money. But I can never really understand these reports. Also there isn't much on their website about film: do they make?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By charjohncarter
I use ice to cool down my development, stop,...

I use ice to cool down my development, stop, fixer, and hypo clear in the Summer. In the winter I heat the water at the tap. I like the idea for putting the warm Summer water in the refrig until 68...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not; it is easy on subjects ten feet to...

I'm not; it is easy on subjects ten feet to infinity. But wide or just wider openings around five feet I can't 'nail it.'
Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By charjohncarter
That's quit an equation. It will be interesting...

That's quit an equation. It will be interesting if anyone uses it.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought (on Ebay) a Medis Rangefinder for $12...

I bought (on Ebay) a Medis Rangefinder for $12 (can't remember the shipping). I use it on a few cameras: Isolette, Nikonos, and even on an SLR with a wide angle lens. It is 2.5 inches long and the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 3,664
Posted By charjohncarter
Fads change, some fads are realistic, other are...

Fads change, some fads are realistic, other are not. The Bessa R may be realistic, but I don't think the Olympus Trip 35 fad was realistic.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 2,673
Posted By charjohncarter
I-5, Central Valley, CA(dust...

I-5, Central Valley, CA(dust storm):

https://live.staticflickr.com/7760/18430209701_a61f04c699_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/u5BDfe)Expired Kodak MAX 400 2002 (https://flic.kr/p/u5BDfe) by John Carter...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By charjohncarter
Mostly, I use a Vivitar 2600 D and it works, I...

Mostly, I use a Vivitar 2600 D and it works, I also built a set-up to use two Minolta 320x but I have to dial that one in (using non-auto setting on the flash) so I use it only with digital.

2600-D...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By charjohncarter
I have one that is completely different, but I...

I have one that is completely different, but I ordered it through B&H. Yours looks more heavy duty than mine.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't know if any of you have tried Swift1's...

I don't know if any of you have tried Swift1's method of managing color when doing color scans. I have been using his method since I think 2015. (Colton you can correct me if I'm wrong about the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By charjohncarter
I posted this on the 'Fujicolor 200' thread: I...

I posted this on the 'Fujicolor 200' thread:

I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and it is great I really envy the way you process your color negative scans (as you know I use your tutorial...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is what I have taped to my auto...

Here is what I have taped to my auto flashes:

fill flash
1. Check flash unit auto settings f stops, choose
2. Set camera to 1.5 stops closed from chosen f stop
And then set shutter for ambient...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 166
Views: 5,213
Posted By charjohncarter
When I find the thread I will.

When I find the thread I will.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By charjohncarter
I have been reduced to just developing my B&W...

I have been reduced to just developing my B&W film with no dark room (changing bag, daylight tank). Then I scan and send to Costco for normal prints, and if I like some and want true B&W paper: Mpix...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 166
Views: 5,213
Posted By charjohncarter
I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and...

I forgot, I received your 'Twenty-One of 35' and it is great I really envy the way you process your color negative scans (as you know I use your tutorial on every color film I do).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 166
Views: 5,213
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks like Oregon, nothing like family. My kids...

Looks like Oregon, nothing like family. My kids are grown with their own families. I miss them and call each one every week.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,413
Posted By charjohncarter
Yesterday, I sent 60 frames of color film to be...

Yesterday, I sent 60 frames of color film to be developed at BlueMoon. After the trip to the post office I went for a morning walk. I took my heavy DSLR and took 18 shots. All turned out to be...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 954
Posted By charjohncarter
I know but she also wrecked three cars that I...

I know but she also wrecked three cars that I bought her: between her 16th year and her 22 year.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 954
Posted By charjohncarter
I gave one to my daughter 25 years ago, and it...

I gave one to my daughter 25 years ago, and it was a great camera. Everything was fine then she told me on the way to a UCLA football game that her camera wasn't working. I asked her to see it, the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9acc37fe4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cJfVzs)Ektachrome 1965 Port Ludlow, WA (https://flic.kr/p/2cJfVzs) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,445
Posted By charjohncarter
1963c, Ektachrome,...

1963c, Ektachrome, Instamatic:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3898/15313404676_d4fdbc9245_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pkccGy)60s found slides (https://flic.kr/p/pkccGy) by John Carter...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By charjohncarter
I use mine on multiple cameras, good review:...

I use mine on multiple cameras, good review: thanks. I especially like it on my IIIf and my Spotmatic (I have a cold shoe). The Spotmatic has a built in meter but with VCII I can set everything...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By charjohncarter
It seems to be a simple fix, but I guess it...

It seems to be a simple fix, but I guess it isn't. I've used Kodak film with paper backing since the late fifties, and now they can't do backing right.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree with raydm6, candid shots. Also seven...

I agree with raydm6, candid shots. Also seven year olds make it hard:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4420/36681426762_6996f78237_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XTpUds)Kodak Gold 100...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By charjohncarter
Joseph Mihalyi certainly had a different approach...

Joseph Mihalyi certainly had a different approach to designing cameras. I didn't pick up on flash capability. And is the Royal Scott outboard related to Scott Atwater? Good article thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By charjohncarter
I hardly ever am in the situation to choose. I...

I hardly ever am in the situation to choose. I only take one camera usually with me. But when I wish I had color is when the scene is low contrast and it has different colors.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,409
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm surprised that no one has suggested the...

I'm surprised that no one has suggested the Olympus 35RC (maybe someone has I didn't read the replies to closely). You have both automatic exposure (shutter priority), and complete manual. It is...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By charjohncarter
Mine is on its way, maybe today.

Mine is on its way, maybe today.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By charjohncarter
Portra 160, Tmax 100, TriX and for something...

Portra 160, Tmax 100, TriX and for something different in color Ektar 100. These are all great for landscapes.

EDIT: Tmax 100 with 120 to me looks like 4x5 quality.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 126
Views: 9,474
Posted By charjohncarter
We also went on the South Point-Lofall short run...

We also went on the South Point-Lofall short run across Hood Canal. It was on our way to Port Ludlow.

Port Ludlow 1965:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4869/45766821624_c9acc37fe4_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 126
Views: 9,474
Posted By charjohncarter
Doug, we were always on the 1940's versions when...

Doug, we were always on the 1940's versions when I was a kid (we always went to Winslow). But my dream was to go on the Kalakala. Finally my father took us on a round trip to Bremerton (I think). ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By charjohncarter
I did like you when digital was out for about...

I did like you when digital was out for about 8-10 years. I went through as many as I could. And I agree with you I did not think the "final results" were much different. It was like chasing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,848
Posted By charjohncarter
Godfrey, please keep us posted. I'm always...

Godfrey, please keep us posted. I'm always worried that I'm losing my touch when loading may reels. So, I trust you to give us the straight scoop.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 126
Views: 9,474
Posted By charjohncarter
My Dad's photo: circa...

My Dad's photo: circa 1939??

https://live.staticflickr.com/3448/3908330134_cdf70e9c16_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6Xndoj)Seattle 1939: Found Photo (https://flic.kr/p/6Xndoj) by John Carter...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By charjohncarter
A friend and I went to his show at SFMOMA a few...

A friend and I went to his show at SFMOMA a few years back. They had some of his negatives and contact sheets. 767 rolls of film: yikes ($4441.00 today).

I don't know about changing America...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is a good tutorial that uses your scanner...

Here is a good tutorial that uses your scanner software. It is for color but it can also be used for...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-13-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By charjohncarter
My copy is on its way.

My copy is on its way.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, I had two with me. They never said...

Yes, I had two with me. They never said anything, except when I tried to go for a walk off the grounds. Still, too tired to order, but I'll do it man(y)ana.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 07-12-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By charjohncarter
Great, I'll order it tomorrow. I'm too tied...

Great, I'll order it tomorrow. I'm too tied tonight. I'm still recovering from my trip Scottsdale, AZ. I went to a resort that stole your car so you couldn't escape, and you had to pay $60 for a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,834
Posted By charjohncarter
Mamiya Super 23 or Universal, and Mamiya RB67 or...

Mamiya Super 23 or Universal, and Mamiya RB67 or RZ67.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,834
Posted By charjohncarter
He loves his country, and his photos do it...

He loves his country, and his photos do it justice.
Forum: Olympus RF 07-10-2019
Replies: 162
Views: 30,868
Posted By charjohncarter
Jumillar, nice composition.

Jumillar, nice composition.
Forum: Olympus RF 07-09-2019
Replies: 162
Views: 30,868
Posted By charjohncarter
I recently posted this on another thread, it is...

I recently posted this on another thread, it is true. I just take better pictures with me 35RC:

I have a large Flickr account, and when I select a camera to search MY account I find I like my...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,215
Posted By charjohncarter
I carry a camera with me most of the time. It is...

I carry a camera with me most of the time. It is usually an SLR or RF (film), but I also have a pocketable Olympus Stylus Infinity and a Olympus 35RC. These work great for me.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-30-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,189
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a large Flickr account, and when I select...

I have a large Flickr account, and when I select a camera to search MY account I find I like my Olympus 35RC photos better than any of my other cameras (or more expensive cameras). I'm not sure...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-30-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By charjohncarter
I did that on a few of my fixed lens RF cameras. ...

I did that on a few of my fixed lens RF cameras. It does work but be careful some of the windows on these cameras are thin plastic and can easily break.
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-28-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By charjohncarter
Right now I'm thinking of my Great Grand Mother...

Right now I'm thinking of my Great Grand Mother from Wonnerup W.A. So I'll have to answer tomorrow.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-28-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 3,057
Posted By charjohncarter
I am surprised at the number of female...

I am surprised at the number of female photographers that are on LensScratch: much higher than our poll. But we have at least two great ones, DMR and HH.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,213
Posted By charjohncarter
Yikes, I just checked EBAY on the above mentioned...

Yikes, I just checked EBAY on the above mentioned 35mm F3.5 Serenar. I paid $45.00 for mine now they want 7X.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,213
Posted By charjohncarter
I didn't see it mentioned here, but I bought a...

I didn't see it mentioned here, but I bought a 35mm f3.5 Serenar (Canon) a number of years back. I'm not recommending it, but it is surprisingly sharp for the price and beautifully made. It does...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-25-2019
Replies: 356
Views: 17,656
Posted By charjohncarter
^^^ Nice rig.

^^^ Nice rig.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-24-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By charjohncarter
I still like an RF for accurate focusing...

I still like an RF for accurate focusing especially with wide angle lenses. I find I still get fooled by AF even the latest models.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-24-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By charjohncarter
I saw something similar (maybe the same) a few...

I saw something similar (maybe the same) a few years ago at the SFMOMA; it was really good. Everything from her first work to the present.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,374
Posted By charjohncarter
This is what it was made for: IIIf. Lens is an...

This is what it was made for: IIIf. Lens is an Instamatic lens mount for LTM.

https://live.staticflickr.com/3226/2964702391_5faa23e192_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5vYSJt)Disposable Camera Lens on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,514
Posted By charjohncarter
I still have a slowness problem with some on...

I still have a slowness problem with some on choices.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2019
Replies: 226
Views: 25,047
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47986735791_0c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47986735791_0ca3ddb1e9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g7qyHD)FujiFilm 200 expired (https://flic.kr/p/2g7qyHD) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2019
Replies: 211
Views: 24,702
Posted By charjohncarter
Knock-Off of Les Paul Jr. with parts from...

Knock-Off of Les Paul Jr. with parts from Warmouth. I 'built' this one about 20 years ago:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48081581952_320257d236_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gfNFbh)Pentax K1...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-16-2019
Replies: 526
Views: 39,156
Posted By charjohncarter
I actually like scanning with a scanner when I'm...

I actually like scanning with a scanner when I'm doing color. I can adjust each RGB channel myself and then give myself some head and tail room to make it more easy to post process (0-255). Has...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-15-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 843
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought one off Ebay that had the right clips...

I bought one off Ebay that had the right clips for my Rollieflex. It is leather and thicker leather than my original. It is still a little stiff, but I feel much better using it.

I said Ebay but...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-14-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By charjohncarter
I thought I would love an AF camera. But no,...

I thought I would love an AF camera. But no, they are great if you use (like a P&S) a wide angle lens. I still have to be very careful with the four AF bodies that I have (2 digital, and 2 film). ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By charjohncarter
One other huge benefit with your C-41 develop and...

One other huge benefit with your C-41 develop and scan method is having a scanner with Digital Ice.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-12-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-12-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By charjohncarter
Or what about a real Speed...

Or what about a real Speed Graphic?

http://lenscratch.com/2019/06/jason-lee-oklahoma/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,028
Posted By charjohncarter
I've only used Acros 100 once just before it was...

I've only used Acros 100 once just before it was dropped. I hit development, exposure 100% on my first and only try. Besides that I like the results: tonality, shadow detail, contrast. So I will...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-09-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 3,028
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope....

I hope....
Forum: Photo Software 06-09-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,128
Posted By charjohncarter
For me this is the answer, what do you need it...

For me this is the answer, what do you need it for? Scan and you do a few changes. Digital camera and you do minimal post processing. Then there are many programs for you that are non-subscription...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-07-2019
Replies: 211
Views: 24,702
Posted By charjohncarter
I made this from parts out of Warmouth:...

I made this from parts out of Warmouth: https://www.warmoth.com/

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930952307_f4c67a5e08_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uEer)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By charjohncarter
Very good lens, and I don't think it will fit the...

Very good lens, and I don't think it will fit the last model: the Universal:

https://live.staticflickr.com/1729/42646193912_ae294536b9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27YuTFo)Tmax 100 expired HC-110h...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 426,755
Posted By charjohncarter
105 f4 wide open, expired Portra...

105 f4 wide open, expired Portra 160:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975406066_80369b17d7_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g6quMy)Portra 160 Expired (very) (https://flic.kr/p/2g6quMy) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 20,873
Posted By charjohncarter
I have used all three (100-200-400 Arista EDU...

I have used all three (100-200-400 Arista EDU ultras) and have been able to finally getting it trained, or maybe it trained me.

This one is expired 400 and I noticed a little increase in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2019
Replies: 166
Views: 5,213
Posted By charjohncarter
I like it if it is the same as I use: FujiFilm...

I like it if it is the same as I use: FujiFilm C200 36 exposures. It is a little more saturated than Kodak Gold 200. I have very little trouble scanning C200. And I like the colors and it's...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-04-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,934
Posted By charjohncarter
I have to agree with this (I'm not using a M10),...

I have to agree with this (I'm not using a M10), I started by underexposing using my digital camera meter. But then went to my Sekonic.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By charjohncarter
Prime Network isn't listed for my cable. I'll...

Prime Network isn't listed for my cable. I'll check my smart TV.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks all, I'm doing better; hallucinations...

Thanks all, I'm doing better; hallucinations gone, balance almost back, still a slight memory problem but all in all I'm good. So soon I'll be back to Ektachrome. I've been shooting some C-41 and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, the hip is fine but I had a medicine mess up...

Yes, the hip is fine but I had a medicine mess up at the hospital which has really goofed things up. But I am at least starting display signs of cogency.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm waiting, I have only use one roll of...

I'm waiting, I have only use one roll of Ektachrome 100 (new), and the was because I've been ill. But I want to try this, I hope it comes:

35mm Ektachrome 100...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-01-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,629
Posted By charjohncarter
Sneaky adopted you and your son, not you and your...

Sneaky adopted you and your son, not you and your son adopted Sneaky. Sometimes cats are smarter than their previous owners. You are lucky to have him (or her ?). By the way, I never saw a mouse...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-31-2019
Replies: 356
Views: 17,656
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7, expired I think 2002 Kodak Portra 160...

Pentax 6x7, expired I think 2002 Kodak Portra 160 nc. I believe this was with a 55mm f4 Takumar lens.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47975406066_80369b17d7_z.jpg...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-29-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By charjohncarter
Hard for me to answer too, because I just...

Hard for me to answer too, because I just recently bought a FF digital. I still prefer the look of film, but the ease of use is certainly welcome. I find that for what I do even sending files is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-28-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By charjohncarter
Pentax 6x7 with Extension...

Pentax 6x7 with Extension Tube:

https://live.staticflickr.com/6181/6156073568_d08ce784ab_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/anZucs)TMY-2 HC110h Rodinal (https://flic.kr/p/anZucs) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,602
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88a63f3a9c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP) by John Carter...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-26-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 16,840
Posted By charjohncarter
Old thread, but I missed it, excellent work.

Old thread, but I missed it, excellent work.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,113
Posted By charjohncarter
I like the way you think, pairs is a great idea. ...

I like the way you think, pairs is a great idea. Was that Talent, OR or Medford? I think about you every time I go Portland to visit friends and family. The show looks wonderful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 2,853
Posted By charjohncarter
And fail probably for most; from LensScratch...

And fail probably for most; from LensScratch today:

The works represented a wide range of visual narratives, conceptual perspectives and thought processes. It was inspiring to see stories...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,358
Posted By charjohncarter
You can borrow my Olympus 35RC if you want.

You can borrow my Olympus 35RC if you want.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-18-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,934
Posted By charjohncarter
I used a Sekonic Master L-104 series S from 1969...

I used a Sekonic Master L-104 series S from 1969 until about 6 years ago when I up graded to a 308s. The Sekonic Master has an incident cone that is why I used it so much with meter cameras. It...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 565
Posted By charjohncarter
I do this too. But I use Costco. Most of my...

I do this too. But I use Costco. Most of my prints are B&W film negatives scanned and then sent to Costco to be wet printed on color paper which is not a good compromise. Not very often do people...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 2,983
Posted By charjohncarter
Cell photo tech is probably able to be put into a...

Cell photo tech is probably able to be put into a thimble so put a cell photo in a DSLR. They already have a screen and GPS.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,874
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is my f3.5 Serenar (Canon). A little low on...

Here is my f3.5 Serenar (Canon). A little low on contrast, but that is easy with digital post. Wide open it shows no fall off, but it does have a tendency to haze (easy to clean off though). ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By charjohncarter
css9450, nice trick inverting the tank, I never...

css9450, nice trick inverting the tank, I never liked stand for many reasons, but uneven development was definitely a constant with Rodinal stand. Thanks.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By charjohncarter
I'd like to hear these answers. Every time I've...

I'd like to hear these answers. Every time I've tried this which has been once by accident and once on purpose, I get nothing but very dark brown results. The negatives are bullet proof, but can be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,514
Posted By charjohncarter
Again, yes: slow, blurry images sometimes. But...

Again, yes: slow, blurry images sometimes. But the search engine on RFF is not any better.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-11-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By charjohncarter
Amazing, I guess they saw a need.

Amazing, I guess they saw a need.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, I'll do it.

Thanks, I'll do it.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By charjohncarter
I'd like to read it too.

I'd like to read it too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 188
Views: 11,833
Posted By charjohncarter
Sorry, I didn't read this until I was back. But...

Sorry, I didn't read this until I was back. But thanks, I have two children that live in SB so that is a good hint.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 188
Views: 11,833
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes I had a tough time with this one, medicine...

Yes I had a tough time with this one, medicine goof ups.

I'll be able to shoots some soon. I love some of my images from my first roll, but I thinking of fill flash for the early and late...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By charjohncarter
No more complaining from your partner. I use to...

No more complaining from your partner. I use to not care about smells and dust or hands in chemicals. But now I'm Mr. Careful. Thanks for posting this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,181
Posted By charjohncarter
Hard question and no easy answer. I have the...

Hard question and no easy answer. I have the same stuff only at my house and I've been slowly going through it: hoping for a masterpiece.

When my mother was growing up she lived on an island in...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-06-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,260
Posted By charjohncarter
As everyone on TV says these days; that's a good...

As everyone on TV says these days; that's a good question. I still love the of a wet print on true B&W paper created by optically exposing through a negative. But that supreme pleasure has been...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-05-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By charjohncarter
'creativity and proto-mindfulness' I don't know...

'creativity and proto-mindfulness' I don't know what that means, but I like his work.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, thanks I have Netflix and can never find...

Yes, thanks I have Netflix and can never find anything to watch; especially bad are their 'Netflix Original(s).'
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 05-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By charjohncarter
I converted a 95 a few years ago. It is too hard...

I converted a 95 a few years ago. It is too hard to use, I guess I'm not a 4x5 guy.

https://live.staticflickr.com/5050/5355441823_09e077b8b0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9af3gR)$60 Polaroid Conversion...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-02-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,736
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/7897/33383295008_d5d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7897/33383295008_d5d6c5e19d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SRY7xS)FujiFilm 200 expired (https://flic.kr/p/SRY7xS) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks guys, they are not my photos: W.K....

Thanks guys, they are not my photos: W.K. Amonette and John Carter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By charjohncarter
I have lots of family photos from this era, and...

I have lots of family photos from this era, and besides the clothes people were, well, not so fat.

https://live.staticflickr.com/3362/3562806527_61d4904171_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6qQjfK)1946...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-01-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,475
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is a recent one by me, that is a little like...

Here is a recent one by me, that is a little like PeterM. Of course not as good as PeterM but a try.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47745242791_245aea5c71_z.jpg...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-30-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By charjohncarter
Those are really good Godfrey.

Those are really good Godfrey.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By charjohncarter
Great I will look around my home area for it, or...

Great I will look around my home area for it, or maybe Netflix will have it. Lost chemical formula???
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,887
Posted By charjohncarter
Sorry about your family's experience, but there...

Sorry about your family's experience, but there were some from Russia that really helped the USA during WWII. Here is one, and she made it into the 60s (and we are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By charjohncarter
I still wonder how he gets that close with a...

I still wonder how he gets that close with a Leica: >3.5 feet.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-28-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By charjohncarter
I probably won't buy the book, but thanks for the...

I probably won't buy the book, but thanks for the now bookmarked site.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-28-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 7,035
Posted By charjohncarter
Brave and impressive. Good luck with it.

Brave and impressive. Good luck with it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-27-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 4,860
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/3797/13203917705_f70...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3797/13203917705_f70bdc5d3b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/m7MwHx)Arista EDU ultra 100 Arista premium developer (https://flic.kr/p/m7MwHx) by John Carter...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-27-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By charjohncarter
If it has a film window, tape that too. But give...

If it has a film window, tape that too. But give us more to work with: camera, scan that includes sprocket holes, and as this is color I've heard that you can tell by the color if it is from the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,887
Posted By charjohncarter
Someone should start an "No Words 1960" thread. ...

Someone should start an "No Words 1960" thread.

https://live.staticflickr.com/8561/16419399657_94cd59ac32_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r1VHtx)Slides 1963-64&71 (https://flic.kr/p/r1VHtx) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-25-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By charjohncarter
As Brett says; incident meter. Our deceased...

As Brett says; incident meter. Our deceased member Roger Hicks has said many times that SLR and maybe expensive RFs have meters that are keyed to expose for E-6 film. I don't know if this true, but...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By charjohncarter
To get us back to 'Knockers.' Kodak Duaflex...

To get us back to 'Knockers.'

Kodak Duaflex IV:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3130/3131430632_c34463c7fb_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5LHpej)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/5LHpej) by John Carter...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-24-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,368
Posted By charjohncarter
I use almost exclusively a 35mm f2.0 on my FF...

I use almost exclusively a 35mm f2.0 on my FF DSLR. But then again I'm not doing the kind of shooting that would take advantage of high speed lenses. I save in that way for groceries and also the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-24-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By charjohncarter
I use Epson scan and it works fine with Windows...

I use Epson scan and it works fine with Windows 10. But sometimes with updates I have to reinstall the Epson software: so save your disc.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,887
Posted By charjohncarter
The sixties were just like every other era, we...

The sixties were just like every other era, we did have some pop culture stuff. But life went on just like today.

https://live.staticflickr.com/5533/11142360336_78eb7a9fb2_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By charjohncarter
Wasn't it: Oh, Zank you, Doctor.

Wasn't it: Oh, Zank you, Doctor.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,191
Posted By charjohncarter
I received a Spotmatic in 1969: brand new. I...

I received a Spotmatic in 1969: brand new. I still have it. It came with the 50mm f1.4 (thorium). Quickly, I purchased a 28 f3.5 (still have it), then stupidly acquired a 200 f4.0 also new; but...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2019
Replies: 494
Views: 65,346
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/1671/26134093493_a58...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1671/26134093493_a586431656_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FPo4uR)Kodak Gold 100 (https://flic.kr/p/FPo4uR) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,733
Posted By charjohncarter
I've never been able to finish one.

I've never been able to finish one.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks Chris, I'm out of town, but I'll try them...

Thanks Chris, I'm out of town, but I'll try them when I get back.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By charjohncarter
They produce a "softer" light output with longer...

They produce a "softer" light output with longer duration due to the combustion characteristics. As the material ignites, the "fire" starts slowly at first, producing low light output, increasing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-15-2019
Replies: 188
Views: 11,833
Posted By charjohncarter
I thought about getting a roll for this Easter in...

I thought about getting a roll for this Easter in Santa Barbara, CA, but didn't order in time. We are having a late spring here so I have a couple of weeks. My hip is good and I'm almost back with...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By charjohncarter
Brett, thanks for that. I've had my IIIf CLA'd...

Brett, thanks for that. I've had my IIIf CLA'd so many times I'm just not for up for another war. This is/was at 1/100 and I only notice it at that speed so I'll live with it for a while.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By charjohncarter
And when you figure it out and have a CLA hope...

And when you figure it out and have a CLA hope you don't get this on the first roll back: someone said it was shutter bounce??

https://live.staticflickr.com/3769/11653322035_6ae57b366f_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By charjohncarter
I was going into my fourth year of University of...

I was going into my fourth year of University of Oregon (1963). I decided to get in my MG and go to LA for the Summer. I worked at that camera store on Reseda Blvd in Nothridge near Devonshire. ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By charjohncarter
At least in Northridge, CA in 1963 there was a...

At least in Northridge, CA in 1963 there was a lot of switching to SLR. But some would bring the RF in just to sell on consignment, while they waited for a friend to return from Japan with their new...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, I remember Nicca, I think Travis (my Boss)...

Yes, I remember Nicca, I think Travis (my Boss) thought that someone would buy them. He did take in trades like your Toronto guy. So the front window had Leicas and Rolleis on display that were...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 04-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By charjohncarter
Odd, never heard of them. I worked in a camera...

Odd, never heard of them. I worked in a camera store in 1963 and he had a junk box full of Leica knock offs. But I don't think he took any German knock offs. Most were Japanese.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By charjohncarter
Photography should have come along 100 years...

Photography should have come along 100 years before 1839. Think of how great those photos would have been. I know that is selfish on my part, but I always look at paintings from pre-1839, and I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By charjohncarter
Check your M6's meter against your M6 TTL using a...

Check your M6's meter against your M6 TTL using a similar exposure scenes that are in question. If they are the same then get a good hand meter and check against that. Also, you should turn off the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 16,793
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope Frances is safe. And has friends around...

I hope Frances is safe. And has friends around her. RIP Roger.
Forum: Olympus RF 04-07-2019
Replies: 162
Views: 30,868
Posted By charjohncarter
I think it is 43mm whatever it is perfect for me....

I think it is 43mm whatever it is perfect for me. Plus size and weight are good. I do have a grip about the 'A' 'OFF' 'F Stop' ring.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,304
Posted By charjohncarter
Correct, just need aperture, shutter speed and...

Correct, just need aperture, shutter speed and ISO. And then focus whatever way you like. All the rest is marketing.
Forum: Olympus RF 04-07-2019
Replies: 162
Views: 30,868
Posted By charjohncarter
I think it is my fifth, but I'll take your advice.

I think it is my fifth, but I'll take your advice.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,304
Posted By charjohncarter
I shoot my DSLR like a box camera. Although it...

I shoot my DSLR like a box camera. Although it does change settings automatically I don't know it. My DSLR allows me to set my aperture on the lens which I like and then shutter is auto set along...
Forum: Olympus RF 04-06-2019
Replies: 162
Views: 30,868
Posted By charjohncarter
I have to quit posting on this thread, but here...

I have to quit posting on this thread, but here is another with Gold 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3687/13457690423_f350cd1495_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mvdbve)Kodak Gold 200...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-05-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 1,187
Posted By charjohncarter
Erik, I agree with you, especially the something...

Erik, I agree with you, especially the something is wrong with my older images.
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,199
Posted By charjohncarter
In Mexico they say, no esta 'RAS.'

In Mexico they say, no esta 'RAS.'
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By charjohncarter
I had something that looked like a Brownie...

I had something that looked like a Brownie Starlight using 127 (4x4), but I really had a case of GAS for a Brownie Hawkeye Flash and one with a flash. I never got it until about 10 years...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-03-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 4,642
Posted By charjohncarter
I never used a meter. But I have never used...

I never used a meter. But I have never used Rollei IR. I used Efke IR with an R72 filter. My method for this film was F11 @ 1 second for full sun. And F11 @ 10 seconds for open shade. Anything ...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 16,793
Posted By charjohncarter
Roger was always so generous with his knowledge. ...

Roger was always so generous with his knowledge. I still read his books when I think I doing something wrong: which is often. Thanks for everything Roger.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-02-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By charjohncarter
Konica sometime in the production of the C35 used...

Konica sometime in the production of the C35 used stainless wires or maybe aluminum. These just didn't hold up AND you can't solder them. I can't remember what the meter was acting like, but I knew...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By charjohncarter
I like the combo of IIIf and Elmar 50mm f3.5. I...

I like the combo of IIIf and Elmar 50mm f3.5. I read someplace in around 1964-5 that Leica struggled with the switching from the Barnack film loading system to the M model loading system because...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-31-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,576
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't think your reputation will be hurt by...

I don't think your reputation will be hurt by using a Heliar. My reputation hasn't been hurt by still using an Elmar 50mm f3.5 that I bought 55 years ago. In fact, it has been upgraded just by the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-30-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,602
Posted By charjohncarter
That is a great environmental portrait.

That is a great environmental portrait.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By charjohncarter
And Verichrome in a Hawkeye or similar camera.

And Verichrome in a Hawkeye or similar camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 426,755
Posted By charjohncarter
Nice clean image with very well done color post...

Nice clean image with very well done color post processing. ^^^^
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-21-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By charjohncarter
Scanning is a learned skill. The Epson software...

Scanning is a learned skill. The Epson software is fine you just have to learn how to use it, and as you have to learn how to use any scanning software. I think that Chris Crawford has a scanning...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't think it is around anymore. The last...

I don't think it is around anymore. The last time I bought a brick I had to get 200. Like you I like 100 better.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-20-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By charjohncarter
I use a lot of Kodak Gold 100, and I would say...

I use a lot of Kodak Gold 100, and I would say the colors are like Portra 160 NC. Not as good as Portra just somewhat like it. They certainly are not vibrant like Portra VC or Ektar 100. Kodak...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-17-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 1,993
Posted By charjohncarter
Recently, I purchased a Pentax K1 (FF)(not the...

Recently, I purchased a Pentax K1 (FF)(not the K1II) for $1495, didn't have to pay tax or shipping (even in California). Thought, even though I don't need it I have 5 lenses that will fit so what...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-16-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 7,555
Posted By charjohncarter
I use two Pentax P3n bodies, they have to have...

I use two Pentax P3n bodies, they have to have batteries. But the batteries last forever. What I like about them is they are very small, have split image finders, with manual lens you can have...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-15-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,365
Posted By charjohncarter
I vote for Verichrome Pan.

I vote for Verichrome Pan.
Forum: Olympus RF 03-14-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By charjohncarter
Good idea, this camera can not have a flare lens...

Good idea, this camera can not have a flare lens hood it blocks the RF. I bought one that had a rubber flared hood. I finally cut the rubber off. As the metal part was probably 10mm wide, I now...
Forum: Olympus RF 03-14-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By charjohncarter
Mine has some scratches and I'm never seen...

Mine has some scratches and I'm never seen anything on prints.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, here is the article that I found, and...

Thanks, here is the article that I found, and that I used to devise my development scheme.

http://photo-analogue.blogspot.com/2012/10/kodak-technical-pan.html
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By charjohncarter
Here is the way I do it: John Carter Kodak...

Here is the way I do it:

John Carter
Kodak Technical Pan Rodinal
I was given three rolls of 35mm Kodak Technical Pan (expired 2002). I hunted around for a development scheme and finally settled on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-12-2019
Replies: 187
Views: 2,300
Posted By charjohncarter
I guess nobady wants to Takumar about puns.

I guess nobady wants to Takumar about puns.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By charjohncarter
My Costco uses Fuji Crystal Archive paper and...

My Costco uses Fuji Crystal Archive paper and they are laser exposed and wet developed, fixed and washed. I don't know about the longevity but I do print many, many photos (family) and then send to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-11-2019
Replies: 589
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Views: 136,410
Posted By charjohncarter
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7858/47207139422_d4...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7858/47207139422_d4d97d5cb6_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eVwVSW)FujiFilm 200 expired (https://flic.kr/p/2eVwVSW) by John Carter...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2019
Replies: 356
Views: 17,656
Posted By charjohncarter
Nice series!

Nice series!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-07-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By charjohncarter
I liked the one of the football pitch that got...

I liked the one of the football pitch that got the youth award. I agree maybe Scotland is a land that requires the zone system.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks..................

Thanks..................
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By charjohncarter
I can find him with the wonderful members list...

I can find him with the wonderful members list search, any help.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-02-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By charjohncarter
I have film in mine now, but I don't recall it...

I have film in mine now, but I don't recall it being stiff. Do you mean when you are advancing the film?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-28-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,455
Posted By charjohncarter
I wonder in the days before digital if this same...

I wonder in the days before digital if this same argument was ever made about the difference between 4x5 and medium format. I have tough time justifying that difference.

I know tonality and the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-24-2019
Replies: 356
Views: 17,656
Posted By charjohncarter
That is neat. I have the same lens. Sometimes I...

That is neat. I have the same lens. Sometimes I use it like a regular 50mm because it is so sharp and no focus curve.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-22-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 9,870
Posted By charjohncarter
Leica IIIf, small reflector with AG-1 bulb,...

Leica IIIf, small reflector with AG-1 bulb, around 1966:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4111/5110378529_56f4007481_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8MA2uD)Kodachrome 1960s-1970s (https://flic.kr/p/8MA2uD)...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-22-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By charjohncarter
These early pioneers in photographic special...

These early pioneers in photographic special accessories should be honored; we all enjoy their niche ideas.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 872
Posted By charjohncarter
Some of those planes I have fond memories of too....

Some of those planes I have fond memories of too. But when I was in '69 to '72 this was the aircraft we used and I still love to hear its wop-wop...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 872
Posted By charjohncarter
Your dad went through a lot that winter. I've...

Your dad went through a lot that winter. I've read a few accounts of that battle. Thanks for the post.
Forum: RFF News 02-20-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By charjohncarter
The quality of the Bokeh is poor. They should...

The quality of the Bokeh is poor. They should have used my Super Takumar F1.4 50mm as their model.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-18-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By charjohncarter
I do like the above, and it does work.

I do like the above, and it does work.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-18-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By charjohncarter
William, the mid-century wasn't the only series I...

William, the mid-century wasn't the only series I liked, it just hit home with me. Here in California we are lucky to have last decade survivors. Even though my town isn't that old, we still have a...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-17-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By charjohncarter
William thank you for that interesting...

William thank you for that interesting explanation. I guess I'm wrong by a factor of infinity. I thought one solution when it is really infinite. I wonder if Adobe will have a different solution...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-16-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By charjohncarter
Is there a simple tutorial that explains...

Is there a simple tutorial that explains enhancement? The RAW therapee has 15 choices for Demosicing an image (Bayer). Adobe has one (I think) so what is really going on.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-16-2019
Replies: 356
Views: 17,656
Posted By charjohncarter
Good story, you do feel like you have something...

Good story, you do feel like you have something in your hand when you pick one of these up.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-15-2019
Replies: 356
Views: 17,656
Posted By charjohncarter
I just looked at the S-M-C Takumar f1.4/50mm in...

I just looked at the S-M-C Takumar f1.4/50mm in one of your albums. For a beat-up lens it really performs nicely. Amazing!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-14-2019
Replies: 356
Views: 17,656
Posted By charjohncarter
I just meant it was a big (too big for my brain)...

I just meant it was a big (too big for my brain) and very appreciated project.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-13-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By charjohncarter
Bill, you are right I downloaded it years ago,...

Bill, you are right I downloaded it years ago, and even then I was overwhelmed. Now I just use what I understand. I recently bought an FF digital with pixel shift. And I won't go into it all, but...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-13-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By charjohncarter
What's the difference between Iridient and this: ...

What's the difference between Iridient and this: https://rawpedia.rawtherapee.com/Demosaicing (?)

This program also has a very complete sharpening feature.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2019
Replies: 356
Views: 17,656
Posted By charjohncarter
Andreas, thanks for the shootout series. I can't...

Andreas, thanks for the shootout series. I can't believe you could keep track of what you were doing. I found a couple of my lenses there, thanks again.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By charjohncarter
Peter, as you know I really like your work...

Peter, as you know I really like your work (vertical or not). Here is a photographer that is in the Saul Leiter mode with a few...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-10-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 426,755
Posted By charjohncarter
^^Fabulous!

^^Fabulous!
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