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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-16-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Jake06
Does the curling not make it a massive pain to...

Does the curling not make it a massive pain to have images in focus on the easel?

It sounds like it could benefit from some moisture if it's cracking, try throwing one of those humidity packs in the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-16-2018
Replies: 1,088
Views: 207,896
Posted By Jake06
https://i.imgur.com/vCzklL2.jpg I need to work...

https://i.imgur.com/vCzklL2.jpg

I need to work on scanning prints now, this looks much nicer in the hand, but it is what it is.

Tmax 3200 in Tmax Dev - Nikon FG, 50/1.8 - Ilford MGIV Glossy
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-10-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,892
Posted By Jake06
Here are some of my results with TMax P3200 at...

Here are some of my results with TMax P3200 at 3200 in TMax developer at 24C /...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-05-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4,983
Posted By Jake06
Hmm I sent them an email about my lens a couple...

Hmm I sent them an email about my lens a couple of days ago and I haven't heard back from them yet... looks like this might be a slow process.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-02-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4,983
Posted By Jake06
Did you decide yet? I'm looking to send a lens in...

Did you decide yet? I'm looking to send a lens in for repairs and debating whether to ask for a repaint at the same time.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-20-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Jake06
Alright, I'm sold. I'm gonna try it. I use the...

Alright, I'm sold. I'm gonna try it. I use the Paterson system tanks, and I worked it out to be 16 rolls too (using it the same way as I do the HC-110). So I guess that's a no to reusing the same...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-20-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Jake06
XTOL does seem like an inconvenience to me....

XTOL does seem like an inconvenience to me. Sounds like a pain to mix and a pain to store.

Some people hate the TMAX developer, but nobody ever seems to say why... From what I've seen it looks ok to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-20-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Jake06
T-Max P3200 vs Delta 3200, and which developer?

I am heading for a wee break in the south of France next month and I am in film buying mode for it. I have my daylight films sorted but I can't decide what to take for evenings and those famous...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-26-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jake06
Alright, I'll bite. Anyone know any UK suppliers...

Alright, I'll bite. Anyone know any UK suppliers of stainless steel gear?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-24-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jake06
I used boiling water with the vinegar in the tank...

I used boiling water with the vinegar in the tank and then dried them with a hairdryer and they were absolutely fine.



Mainly T-Max 400 (old emulsion, I have a stock in the freezer)

But...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-24-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jake06
Wow, I've never seen anything like that. Mine...

Wow, I've never seen anything like that. Mine just looked a little dirty, not even as bad as the ones at the back in that picture.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-24-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jake06
That's one nice setup you have there Tom.

That's one nice setup you have there Tom.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-24-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jake06
So I tried steeping the reels in diluted vinegar...

So I tried steeping the reels in diluted vinegar for two hours, which didn't seem to change anything. I wonder if I was dealing with caked on dust and general dirt rather than chemical deposits.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2016
Replies: 3,165
Views: 758,985
Posted By Jake06
https://c8.staticflickr.com/9/8267/28573332823_555...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/9/8267/28573332823_555772e4e8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KwVNnn)
Back Yard (https://flic.kr/p/KwVNnn) by Jacob Morrow (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2016
Replies: 3,588
Views: 912,808
Posted By Jake06
https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8089/29112449141_4b4...

https://c6.staticflickr.com/9/8089/29112449141_4b4a8758b5_k.jpg

https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8338/29084179092_d1f566cfea_k.jpg

From a test roll of Delta 400 (exp 2012) in my Rolleicord Va II,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-23-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jake06
I suppose I can't guarantee that it's chemical...

I suppose I can't guarantee that it's chemical build-up. I just know that they're becoming a real pain in the butt and I want to fix it somehow haha
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-23-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jake06
I don't think I want to use ammonia either...

I don't think I want to use ammonia either lol

My stovetop fan doesn't work, but that's a good idea.

My water is quite soft, but I'm sure the vinegar would deal with that anyway.

Acid, hot water...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-23-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jake06
I'll give the vinegar a go. How much should I...

I'll give the vinegar a go. How much should I dilute it?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-23-2016
Replies: 82
Views: 4,502
Posted By Jake06
How to clean reels?

My Paterson reels are getting near impossible to use as the chemical build-up on them is causing the film to stick as it winds onto the reel. I'm always careful to make sure the reels aren't damp so...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-20-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 2,958
Posted By Jake06
Does it make a clean line across the centre of...

Does it make a clean line across the centre of the frame, or is it just harder to see in the shadows?

It could be that you used the wrong quantities of chemicals for the size of the tank, and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2016
Replies: 5,693
Views: 512,343
Posted By Jake06
Shot on well expired Portra 160VC, FM2n with...

Shot on well expired Portra 160VC, FM2n with 50/1.8

https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8449/29065094316_1e8cf84b3a_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2016
Replies: 363
Views: 25,215
Posted By Jake06
Leica M6 Nikon FM2 Canon AE-1 Program Rolleicord...

Leica M6
Nikon FM2
Canon AE-1 Program
Rolleicord Va II
Nikon D700


Honorable Mentions:
Nikon F80, F100, F301
Canonet QL 17 G-III
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-21-2013
Replies: 140
Views: 16,557
Posted By Jake06
I had a tumblr hiatus, now I'm back with new...

I had a tumblr hiatus, now I'm back with new images, new edits and a new design. Finally content with my content.

Will be posting to bulk it out for the next few hours.

Given that the blog has been...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-02-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 9,346
Posted By Jake06
I'm in again. Haven't been active on RFF for a...

I'm in again. Haven't been active on RFF for a wee while now so the decisive challenge seems like an apt place to return...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-13-2013
Replies: 140
Views: 16,557
Posted By Jake06
I've just changed and customized a new theme on...

I've just changed and customized a new theme on mine, have a look and tell me if it looks okay - still feeling iffy about it, but an improvement over what I had, I think.....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-07-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jake06
I'd have thought that providing a cool surface...

I'd have thought that providing a cool surface would just cause it to condense and make the bag even wetter...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-19-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 7,089
Posted By Jake06
Voted. Tough call...

Voted. Tough call...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-17-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 13,037
Posted By Jake06
No problems with mine. Cheers

No problems with mine.

Cheers
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-13-2013
Replies: 134
Views: 13,717
Posted By Jake06
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/29666/med_U29666I1370749410.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-01-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 13,037
Posted By Jake06
Didn't mention it before, but I'm using Chrome on...

Didn't mention it before, but I'm using Chrome on Win7 and I too had the issue of the submit button being inaccessible, yet on IE it was fine. The error in gadget thing was also at the bottom of the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-01-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,191
Posted By Jake06
What's the guy you bought it from's returns...

What's the guy you bought it from's returns policy like?
Ask him about it and see if he can help or even explain it...

If you don't think it's adhesive coming from underneath it, I would guess (and...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-30-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 13,037
Posted By Jake06
Entry submitted, best of a bad bunch so no high...

Entry submitted, best of a bad bunch so no high hopes, but I had fun all the same.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-30-2013
Replies: 423
Views: 73,637
Posted By Jake06
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/29666/med_U29666I1372641303.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-30-2013
Replies: 3,163
Views: 496,256
Posted By Jake06
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/29666/med_U29666I1372641306.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,273
Posted By Jake06
Suggested that on a whim, glad it actually worked!

Suggested that on a whim, glad it actually worked!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-12-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,273
Posted By Jake06
Put it in the freezer. The metal should shrink...

Put it in the freezer. The metal should shrink slightly, loosening it and the plastic cap should be relatively unaffected.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-12-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Jake06
I've only seen prices like that for versions 2...

I've only seen prices like that for versions 2 and 3, in good but not excellent condition.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-12-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 13,037
Posted By Jake06
I have a reminder set in my phone's calendar,...

I have a reminder set in my phone's calendar, guarantees I won't forget.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-12-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Jake06
I think you're talking about version 4, which,...

I think you're talking about version 4, which, depending on condition could sell for between 1100 - 1800 ($1700 - 2800 at a rough conversion).

But it's a beautiful lens, use it instead.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-11-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By Jake06
May or may not be helpful, but I twist stuck...

May or may not be helpful, but I twist stuck filters against the ridged rubber grippy bit on one of my guitar pedals whenever it happens. Find a rubber surface and press the lens against it while...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,783
Posted By Jake06
Ta-dah! I love it so...

Ta-dah! I love it so far...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3820/9018826186_8f8545c9a0_z.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,783
Posted By Jake06
Seems very sharp stopped down. I like the glow...

Seems very sharp stopped down. I like the glow too.

I've made a card template for a cylindrical hood, pretending like its one of those fancy extending built in tube-hoods.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,783
Posted By Jake06
I had been reading everyone's comments as if the...

I had been reading everyone's comments as if the aperture setting changed - glad I understand now; I think I'd be able to cope with the barrel moving.. seems petty in comparison!

As for hoods, aside...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,783
Posted By Jake06
Does the actual aperture change with focus, or is...

Does the actual aperture change with focus, or is it just that the ring moves?

As for a hood, I imagine I'll try it without, learn my lesson the hard way and then fashion my own one out of bottle...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,783
Posted By Jake06
I think I'm going to get one. I've been looking...

I think I'm going to get one. I've been looking for an M mount 50 on a budget and it's seeming more and more like this is the one I want.

If nothing else, I'm taken by the 15 blade diaphragm.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,783
Posted By Jake06
Ruby.monkey, your images answer quite a few of my...

Ruby.monkey, your images answer quite a few of my questions in themselves, thank you!

Is the problem with the aperture ring moving at the same time as the focus ring easy to live?

And what's wrong...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,783
Posted By Jake06
Leica Elmar 50mm 2.8 - any info?

I'm looking for info on the original Elmar 50/2.8. Not the one made 1994 - 2007.

I've done some searches but I can't seem to find any decent reviews or sample images. Can anyone give me an idea of...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-03-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 13,037
Posted By Jake06
I'm in again, really enjoyed it last time!

I'm in again, really enjoyed it last time!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-03-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Jake06
Yep, they're going to process it :) Here's their...

Yep, they're going to process it :)

Here's their response:
"The Lab will still process your film, Your proof of prepaid processing is
your envelope. If you send your film in the provided process...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-02-2013
Replies: 115
Views: 49,449
Posted By Jake06
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7125/7609950950_d5d6...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7125/7609950950_d5d63e70c7_c.jpg

Mamiya Six with jade green from Cameraleather.com
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Jake06
I've emailed them at [email protected] I...

I've emailed them at [email protected]

I shall wait and see what they say.

Can't complain about cheap film anyway.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Jake06
Fuji Processing - Is it still valid?

I have a few rolls of Sensia 200, Process Paid which expired in April 2012. The processing envelopes have the address for their Leeds lab on them.

As Sensia is now discontinued, is it still safe to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 2,998
Posted By Jake06
The AE-1 Program is one of the best cameras ever...

The AE-1 Program is one of the best cameras ever made. It's a cheap system too, so if it dies you can replace it without too much worry. The things to look out for are squeaky shutters and crumbling...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-30-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
It's back, and this time everything seems in...

It's back, and this time everything seems in order. Apparently he had spilled some adhesive on the frameline mechanism, and had it back to me within 6 days of me posting it.

You can see it here:...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
He was having difficulty identifying a fault with...

He was having difficulty identifying a fault with the light meter circuitry, and apparently it had been previously serviced (it was second-hand to me) and the last person to open it up really messed...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-21-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
Spoke to him today again, always a fun...

Spoke to him today again, always a fun conversation...
He's taking it back to have a look at the issue - I'm posting it on Friday.
I'm giving him the benefit of the doubt that it's rare for his work...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
Yeah, it worked before. It was basically the only...

Yeah, it worked before. It was basically the only part that didn't have anything wrong with it... I'll call him on Monday if it hasn't magically mended itself by then.



Thank you :)

And yes,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
Hooray! I got my Leica back! RF is calibrated,...

Hooray! I got my Leica back!

RF is calibrated, everything's clean, meter is working again...

But now the frame line selector lever does not work. *bangs head off desk*
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-14-2013
Replies: 466
Views: 80,482
Posted By Jake06
This is just fantastic :) Jake

This is just fantastic :)

Jake
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-23-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,683
Posted By Jake06
I love the portrait at 1:08. Oh, to have such...

I love the portrait at 1:08.

Oh, to have such luxuries as a digital M ):
Forum: RFF Polls 04-21-2013
Replies: 610
Views: 112,126
Posted By Jake06
Praktica Sport Regal when I was about 7 years...

Praktica Sport Regal when I was about 7 years old, and when I was a little older my dad bought me a Canon AE-1 with a Tamron zoom.

I still have the Praktica.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
To clarify: he never said it would be done by...

To clarify: he never said it would be done by January, he just said it would be January, so I suppose he could have meant that's when he'd be starting...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
Full story: I sent it to him in November,...

Full story: I sent it to him in November, requesting a full CLA, a check of the electronics and to sort out the light leak (he said new shutter curtains). He told me "it would be January".

I called...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
I called him in early February and he just...

I called him in early February and he just complained that he could only work so fast. I'll call him again tomorrow, I think.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
Sorry for resurrecting this thread, but how much...

Sorry for resurrecting this thread, but how much longer do y'all reckon it'll be? Is it unusual for it to take 5 months?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-13-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,174
Posted By Jake06
The user's ebay ID and feedback score links just...

The user's ebay ID and feedback score links just take you to My Ebay World instead of a user profile. Dodgiest one I've seen in a while, but what a gorgeous camera...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2013
Replies: 110
Views: 14,022
Posted By Jake06
http://25.media.tumblr.com/fa3112133e5b5a38f42934d...

http://25.media.tumblr.com/fa3112133e5b5a38f42934dcbce3f66d/tumblr_mkv6ntWskj1rj5xt9o1_1280.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-03-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 641
Posted By Jake06
D700 base weather sealing

I've recently started using BlackRapid straps. They're great at taking the weight of the camera off your neck and distributing it across your shoulder and body instead. They do however have one...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-30-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 15,859
Posted By Jake06
My M6, also 171xxxx, leaked in a different way...

My M6, also 171xxxx, leaked in a different way (it's on here somewhere...) and it also passed the lightbulb in a dark room test, but I sent it to Malcolm Taylor and he said I needed new shutter...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-17-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 4,191
Posted By Jake06
1. Lab 2. one 3. Idlers

1. Lab
2. one
3. Idlers
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,265
Posted By Jake06
A lucky escape, but the highlights look to have...

A lucky escape, but the highlights look to have suffered somewhat.
Forum: Travel 02-05-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By Jake06
Take the Leica. If the Nikon is too heavy and...

Take the Leica. If the Nikon is too heavy and awkward to carry around, you'll end up not carrying it around. Even with its limited sensitivity, taking the Leica will ensure you have your camera with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
I had an Electro once, before I'd even held a...

I had an Electro once, before I'd even held a Leica. Had. Didn't like it in the slightest..

And the M2s look fantastic, but I can't afford one if I want a new M lens, so... any donations? :p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-01-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
Glad I'm not on my own! I'm currently using my...

Glad I'm not on my own!
I'm currently using my FM2, which is a very nice camera indeed, but it ain't no Leica..

I would of course buy a second Leica, such as an M2, but I'd rather get the M6 back...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-29-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jake06
Withdrawal Symptoms

I miss my rangefinder!

My M6 was having some trouble with light leaks, so at present it's in the caring hands of Malcolm Taylor. It has been since November.

I have several SLRs, so I'm not without...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-29-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,155
Posted By Jake06
Bearing in mind that I don't have any experience...

Bearing in mind that I don't have any experience with the modern Mamiya 6, I don't see how the winding mechanism could cause those lines. But then, I can't think of anything else that would cause...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-29-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,155
Posted By Jake06
Are the lines in the fogged areas your subject or...

Are the lines in the fogged areas your subject or are they a characteristic of the problem?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-29-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By Jake06
Why do you want a half case? When you're shooting...

Why do you want a half case? When you're shooting on the street, and you're near the end of a roll, a case can make the difference between getting and missing your next shot because of the extra work...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-24-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,861
Posted By Jake06
Here are a few of mine, with a link to the rest...

Here are a few of mine, with a link to the rest as well..

If you haven't heard about the protests in Belfast, this is what the 'peaceful' ones look...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Jake06
http://www.kamera-service.info/

http://www.kamera-service.info/
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-12-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 7,576
Posted By Jake06
1. Watching Life Pass By 2. Santacon Dancers 3....

1. Watching Life Pass By
2. Santacon Dancers
3. Lost In Thought
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By Jake06
Malcolm took my M6 for CLA in early November and...

Malcolm took my M6 for CLA in early November and told me it'd be ready in January. Going to ring him tomorrow for an update.
He might be busy, but he's a lovely chap, and he really cares for what he...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-11-2013
Replies: 148
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jake06
My 'cutting room floor' shots can be found here:...

My 'cutting room floor' shots can be found here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jacobmorrow/sets/72157632495842365/

:)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2013
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,517
Posted By Jake06
I'm beginning to really miss my M6 - it's...

I'm beginning to really miss my M6 - it's currently in the hands of Malcolm Taylor.

Well, he said January, so we'll be reunited soon I guess. ):
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-07-2013
Replies: 140
Views: 16,557
Posted By Jake06
I'm quite new to tumblr, but here's mine...

I'm quite new to tumblr, but here's mine http://huntersarenotcooks.tumblr.com
Forum: RFF Polls 12-31-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 3,165
Posted By Jake06
Nothing here. Too dark and too drunk and too...

Nothing here. Too dark and too drunk and too tired and [insert better excuses here].
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-18-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,219
Posted By Jake06
Sorry, I didn't mean to sound disbelieving, I...

Sorry, I didn't mean to sound disbelieving, I guess I meant 'very'...

If you bought it online, who knows how many knocks and bumps it had before it got to you - a bit of previous mistreatment may...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-18-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,219
Posted By Jake06
Of course, if it's really new, you could just...

Of course, if it's really new, you could just call it broken and get an exchange.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-18-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,219
Posted By Jake06
Don't touch the focus screen with your fingers,...

Don't touch the focus screen with your fingers, they're a nightmare to clean.

Failing that, it could be some sort of electrical fault, as I have this problem with my D300s whenever there's no...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-16-2012
Replies: 148
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jake06
Can't help but feel like I got nothing :( Oh...

Can't help but feel like I got nothing :(
Oh well, the proof is in the developing...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-13-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 38,314
Posted By Jake06
No worries :)

No worries :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-13-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 38,314
Posted By Jake06
Would you ship to the UK?

Would you ship to the UK?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-13-2012
Replies: 148
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jake06
Excellent, there's riots forecast for this...

Excellent, there's riots forecast for this weekend in Belfast... I'll try my best nevertheless.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-09-2012
Replies: 148
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jake06
Can't wait, what a great excuse to get up off of...

Can't wait, what a great excuse to get up off of one's behind and go out shooting!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jake06
Good site, thanks. I was right, it is a Version 3!

Good site, thanks. I was right, it is a Version 3!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jake06
Erm, only front-on in this...

Erm, only front-on in this http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8347/8186729794_4c09857e9f_k.jpg.

Don't judge my dusty filter ):
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jake06
35mm Summicron Versions

I did a search but I can't find this information:

How do I tell which of the four versions of the 35/Summicrons I own?

I always read about the different versions but all I can tell about mine is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-25-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,927
Posted By Jake06
The AE-1P is a very fine camera indeed, I don't...

The AE-1P is a very fine camera indeed, I don't find it particularly 'plasticky'.

There is a reason for the low price of the FD glass, however. I'm in the process of switching to Nikon because of...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-24-2012
Replies: 148
Views: 12,881
Posted By Jake06
This is a fantastic idea, I'm definitely in! +1...

This is a fantastic idea, I'm definitely in!

+1 for the forum community spirit, too!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-24-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,927
Posted By Jake06
My Canon FD experience is only with an AE-1...

My Canon FD experience is only with an AE-1 Program, which is exceptionally easy to focus in all conditions. Mine has a plain matte screen with no split image focus assist (I'm not sure if they were...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-24-2012
Replies: 92
Views: 6,404
Posted By Jake06
I did not read every post in this thread, it's...

I did not read every post in this thread, it's just too long and I'm too tired.
I too am 18 and I would also like to be shooting physical media 60 years from now.

You want an M6. Not true brass, but...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-14-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By Jake06
http://www.micro-tools.com/store/P-L51120/Lacquers...

http://www.micro-tools.com/store/P-L51120/Lacquerstik-Paintstick-White.aspx

This might do the trick. If you mean the red dot, just buy a new red dot, they're easy to pick up online.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By Jake06
Time from fridge to process?

In a previous thread, here (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=121319), there was a lot of discussion about condensation and how quickly (or not) film should change...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-12-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By Jake06
I'm not sure if it's common or not, but when the...

I'm not sure if it's common or not, but when the shutter ring stopped clicking on mine, it wasn't very long until the shutter seized up. My shutter button always wobbled, but focus was always...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2012
Replies: 202
Views: 38,567
Posted By Jake06
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mbyf8cdlBr1rj5xt...

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mbyf8cdlBr1rj5xt9o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-18-2012
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,851
Posted By Jake06
Shot from Eleventh Night here in...

Shot from Eleventh Night here in Belfast
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mc2czilByZ1rj5xt9o1_1280.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-03-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 9,908
Posted By Jake06
I use my AE-1P in shutter priority most of the...

I use my AE-1P in shutter priority most of the time because the shutter speed dial is easier to turn than the aperture rings on FD lenses.
Not sure what an A-1 feels like to use but if it comes down...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-20-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 11,048
Posted By Jake06
Here's mine, with new...

Here's mine, with new...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-17-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,615
Posted By Jake06
I'd rather have it fixed... Any recommended...

I'd rather have it fixed... Any recommended repairmen in the UK?
The rangefinder needs adjusted too and I don't fancy learning to live with more than one problem.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,615
Posted By Jake06
Leica M6 - Shutter Problem? Light leaks? Help..

Every so often a shot comes out with these uniform horizontal lines on it.
Always top and bottom in this exact position and always only two.

Looks like it could be a shutter problem but it's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By Jake06
No more insight?

No more insight?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-05-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,485
Posted By Jake06
Maybe the film was just humouring him for having...

Maybe the film was just humouring him for having the guts to go to the Antarctic... but I've taken film out of the freezer before and gone straight out into 30C in the shade weather with no apparent...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-05-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,485
Posted By Jake06
Keith, it's a pessimism thing. Assuming the film...

Keith, it's a pessimism thing.
Assuming the film gets ruined at some point, it's good to take care with the freezer so the cause can be narrowed down if needs be.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-05-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,485
Posted By Jake06
Disclaimer: I realise I gave my pc exhaust fan...

Disclaimer:

I realise I gave my pc exhaust fan as a place of cool air, but yours may blow air considerably above ambient.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-05-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,485
Posted By Jake06
When I take my film from the freezer, I put it in...

When I take my film from the freezer, I put it in the fridge for at least six hours (usually a day) and then in a cool place i.e. a draughty doorway or the exhaust fan of my computer. You gotta ease...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By Jake06
Cleaned the contacts, but they looked fine....

Cleaned the contacts, but they looked fine. Turned the dial all the way down to 6 where it feels a bit gritty in transit, meter seems no healthier. Could something be trapped in there or is the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By Jake06
What might be causing it?

What might be causing it?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2012
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,517
Posted By Jake06
Here's my M6 alongside my re-covered jade green...

Here's my M6 alongside my re-covered jade green Mamiya Six circa 1947.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-05-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By Jake06
M6 Lightmeter Issues

I did a quick search and didn't find this but forgive me if I wasn't thorough enough;

At certain ISO's, my M6 meter tells me it's infinitely too dark, namely at 800 or 400, but moving the ISO dial...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-05-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,831
Posted By Jake06
I have a QL17 III and the shutter lags a bit but...

I have a QL17 III and the shutter lags a bit but isn't stuck, and I have a QL19 whose shutter and aperture blades have both completely seized. A quick search on eBay suggests that it would be cheaper...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jake06
Okay guys, I wasn't being that serious about...

Okay guys, I wasn't being that serious about Leica perfection, lol.
And as for that last link, I never use flash, won't bother me if it breaks.
And the one I'm looking to buy comes with the MR4 meter...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jake06
I'll be using a Voigt 35/1.4 and a Leica...

I'll be using a Voigt 35/1.4 and a Leica 50/2.
And Bob, I know what you're saying. I'm upgrading from my Bessa R2, which I love to use.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jake06
Well I agree with everything you say, I was just...

Well I agree with everything you say, I was just wondering if there are any common faults. But I'm being stupid, it's a Leica, of course there aren't faults.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By Jake06
M4-P, Should I?

I'm thinking of getting an M4-P, but I can't find any sort of decent review of the camera. As it's a Leica, I automatically assume it's perfect in every way, but I want to be sure before I buy. So...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-14-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 9,056
Posted By Jake06
Ffordes.com have some "Mint-" used chrome ones in...

Ffordes.com have some "Mint-" used chrome ones in for 349...
They're still pricy compared to other manual SLRs...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-14-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By Jake06
Thanks. I've decided to just ditch the whole...

Thanks.
I've decided to just ditch the whole enlarger (it was a DeVere 504 that was falling to bits..)
Not sure what to do with the head and keypad..

But I'm getting an LPL 7700. So that'll be...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-13-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By Jake06
Ilford 500s Transformer /Power Supply

Ilford 500s transformer just went up in smoke (literally). :mad:
Any way to fix it or any suggestions for a suitable replacement?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-02-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Jake06
Right. I'm getting a Black M6 (somehow the pink...

Right. I'm getting a Black M6 (somehow the pink didn't do it for me). TTL if I can find one cheap enough, though I'm not worried if it isn't TTL. Wow. I'm getting a Leica. :D

Thanks everyone, you...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-28-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Jake06
It's just an R2. It is near mint, and with the...

It's just an R2. It is near mint, and with the money I already have, if it were to sell for as little as 150, I would have 800+ . I'm glad that everyone agrees that I should get the M6, as that's...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-28-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Jake06
Yeah, thought so. Thanks everyone :D

Yeah, thought so. Thanks everyone :D
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-28-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Jake06
R2 or M6?

If I were to sell my Bessa R2 body, I would have enough for a Leica M6 body. Should I?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Jake06
Oh, I was more worried about it going all...

Oh, I was more worried about it going all brittle. Mine's in the fridge at 3C, and if it can be kept in freezers, I should be fine. Thanks.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Jake06
Film in the fridge.

What's the lowest temperature it's safe to keep film at and keep it useable?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-24-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jake06
Talking Got my 35/1.4 today. I will run a roll through...

Got my 35/1.4 today. I will run a roll through tomorrow to see about optical quality, but so far, I'M IMPRESSED. :D
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-19-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jake06
I've ordered the CV 1.4, and by chance I was...

I've ordered the CV 1.4, and by chance I was given an old, bust up Zorki 4 with an Industar 61 on it.

Thanks everyone for the advice.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By Jake06
I would develop normally and just change exposure...

I would develop normally and just change exposure times when printing, but I'm sure the Massive Dev Chart way works too, it's never been wrong for me.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-14-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 11,733
Posted By Jake06
Yes the side grip adds to ergonomics, but I like...

Yes the side grip adds to ergonomics, but I like mine naked, it's lighter, smaller, more inconspicuous etc. The trigger winder, well if you're left handed that's fine but if you want speed, you...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-12-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jake06
What's wrong with the 1.4?

What's wrong with the 1.4?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-11-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jake06
The J-8 and J-9 are ok then? And yes, I am really...

The J-8 and J-9 are ok then?
And yes, I am really 14. Innit.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-11-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jake06
I've checked a few other sites, and it seems the...

I've checked a few other sites, and it seems the good ones are really good, and the bad ones are really terrible. I might get a Jupiter 8 or an I-61.

I've heard that some of them protrude too deep...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-11-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jake06
Question Jupiter lenses?

Thanks everyone. I too think that 35 is the best focal length, it seems to be just right for almost everything I take photos of, and when it isn't, a 75 or 90 would probably do. And since the CV...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-10-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By Jake06
Question Bessa R2

I've just bought a mint Bessa R2. It hasn't even arrived yet, but I'm very indecisive about what lens to get for it. I can't afford Leica. Any suggestions?
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