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Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-07-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Hibbs
Pen-F digital - Discontinued?

Hi...just wondering if it official that Olympus plans to cease production of the Pen-F Digital?

There seems to be a lot of rumours to this affect...but also rumours of a next generation.

Can...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 586
Posted By Hibbs
Vitessa (Barn Doors) w/ Ultron Canon P w/ 50 1.5...

Vitessa (Barn Doors) w/ Ultron
Canon P w/ 50 1.5 Serenar
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-04-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Hibbs
Thanks for everyone's comments. As TEZillman...

Thanks for everyone's comments. As TEZillman pointed out, the two lenses are nice but not anything out of the ordinary.

I am thinking that I may gift them to a friend in Saigon who has a new(ish)...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-03-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Hibbs
Question Nikon FA [replacement]

Looks like the electronics have gone in my Nikon FA. My first inclination is to look for something like an FM of FM2 but the lenses I have are autofocus. A 50 1.8 and a 35 - 105 Macro.

Seeking...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2018
Replies: 353
Views: 23,678
Posted By Hibbs
1. Leica M3 2. Hexar RF 3. Olympus OM2 4. Olympus...

1. Leica M3
2. Hexar RF
3. Olympus OM2
4. Olympus Pen FV
5. Canon P

Honourable Mention:
Fuji 6X7 Rangefinder
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-10-2018
Replies: 61
Views: 4,392
Posted By Hibbs
Quantum Calcu_light XP

About the size of a deck of cards. Great for low light.

https://images.bonanzastatic.com/afu/images/2981/1473/Quantum_Calculight-XP.sf.jpg.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-01-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Hibbs
This interests me too! I have a Qualcom...

This interests me too! I have a Qualcom Calcu-Lite XT meter that would be a great starting point.

Could you suggest some brand names that you would recommend? I'd appreciate hearing from you.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-26-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 61,706
Posted By Hibbs
I have zero experience with this lens, but I...

I have zero experience with this lens, but I recall being at the bi-annual Vancouver Camera Show several years ago and overheard a conversation Tom A. was having about the Elmar. Tom was talking...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-11-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 6,423
Posted By Hibbs
Will...the site link at the end of this post does...

Will...the site link at the end of this post does not work for me. Any chance you could share this site again?

~ Hibbs
Forum: Travel 01-29-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By Hibbs
Thumbs up Joe...I wish we had more wind. I grew up here and...

Joe...I wish we had more wind. I grew up here and am used to all the rain. Besides, it wouldn't be so green without all that rain.

It is looking like we might not have a winter at all this year as...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 06-10-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,973
Posted By Hibbs
How about supporting Gordy?...one of RFf's...

How about supporting Gordy?...one of RFf's partners.

You don't have to go too far (http://www.gordyscamerastraps.com/" target="blank) from HOME.

~hibbs
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-06-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,136
Posted By Hibbs
I'd pick the J3 on FSU...especially if it is in...

I'd pick the J3 on FSU...especially if it is in good shape. No worries about shimming. Can render some great images for sure.

My nephew is awaiting a FED1 with an I22. I have a spare J8 and J3 that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 5,780
Posted By Hibbs
⁞ V I T E S S A ⁞

⁞ V I T E S S A ⁞
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-30-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 8,317
Posted By Hibbs
I too am curious to others experiences as I've...

I too am curious to others experiences as I've seen some wonderful results form the Ultron.
Anyone know of a good technician that works on these models?

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-13-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 4,253
Posted By Hibbs
That is just fantastic Allen...you know I'd be...

That is just fantastic Allen...you know I'd be there if i wasn't on the other side of the continent.

~ Hibbs
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2014
Replies: 1,125
Views: 293,787
Posted By Hibbs
I never tire of looking at this bike. Great...

I never tire of looking at this bike. Great photographs. What is the location?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-09-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By Hibbs
My 50/1.9 is coated. I think 02pilot is...

My 50/1.9 is coated. I think 02pilot is correct...you'd have to go back quite a ways.

~ hibbs
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By Hibbs
Agree with furcafe...I'd go with the 800 shot at...

Agree with furcafe...I'd go with the 800 shot at 640.

Hibbs
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 04-08-2014
Replies: 115
Views: 30,240
Posted By Hibbs
I have a Canon P and use these...

I have a Canon P and use these lenses:

Voigtlnder Color Skopar 35mm f/2.5
Canon 50mm f/1.5
Nikkor 105mm f/2.5

Put me in the 'Want to try an L1" group.

~ hibbs
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,293
Posted By Hibbs
Thumbs up I agree with maitani...the zoom is reputed to be...

I agree with maitani...the zoom is reputed to be very good and the macro is legendary.

It's a no brainer.

~ hibbs
Forum: RFF Polls 03-10-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 6,354
Posted By Hibbs
I found the g-spot once and got sprayed in the...

I found the g-spot once and got sprayed in the face for my efforts.

~ hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2014
Replies: 199
Views: 39,503
Posted By Hibbs
Chrome...your wife knows best. ~ Hibbs

Chrome...your wife knows best.

~ Hibbs
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-03-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,823
Posted By Hibbs
Question Zuiko Pen F lenses - which body

I have a number of Olympus Pen F lenses that I use on an FV and am considering the new Olympus Pen or (perhaps) one of the Fuji rigs.

Does anyone have comments, suggestions or experiences with (say)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 13,482
Posted By Hibbs
Hey Will...curious about your any comments you...

Hey Will...curious about your any comments you have about the Zuiko 100/3.5?

What qualities does it have that you like?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-02-2013
Replies: 372
Views: 61,706
Posted By Hibbs
Yeah...the last time I spoke with Tom A. he was...

Yeah...the last time I spoke with Tom A. he was suggesting that the lens was discontinued primarily because it was making a huge dent in Summicron sales. Tom had so much praise for this lens.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 10-28-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 7,147
Posted By Hibbs
Planar 50/2 on a Konica Hexar RF. ~ Hibbs

Planar 50/2 on a Konica Hexar RF.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-24-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 7,433
Posted By Hibbs
My meter of choice is a Quantum Calcu-Light...

My meter of choice is a Quantum Calcu-Light XP.

~ Hibbs

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5210/5323852147_500a98c407.jpg
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 07-14-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 11,422
Posted By Hibbs
Talking Here is the entire...

Here is the entire program:

//depositfiles.com/files/j7vdli7v5IP

Pass = NannyV

~ Hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 6,177
Posted By Hibbs
Try "The Wayback Machine" from...

Try "The Wayback Machine" from AUG2012:

http://web.archive.org/web/20120825102940/http://www.yanidel.net/gear/60mm-hexanon-review/
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-19-2013
Replies: 135
Views: 7,656
Posted By Hibbs
Hexar RF + Nokton 35\1.2 + Portra-400

Hexar RF + Nokton 35\1.2 + Portra-400
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-12-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 16,766
Posted By Hibbs
J3...Canon...Nikkor is my best guess. ~ Hibbs

J3...Canon...Nikkor is my best guess.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,154
Posted By Hibbs
1960s Afghanistan | The photographs of Bill Podlich

http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2013/01/28/podlich-afghanistan-1960s-photos/5846/

Looks like surplus WW2 German army helmets!

http://i.imgur.com/V5lufZE.jpg

~ Hibbs
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,373
Posted By Hibbs
I have an FA and use a Vivitar 283...it is my...

I have an FA and use a Vivitar 283...it is my reliable workhorse.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-22-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 4,963
Posted By Hibbs
I think these aluminum containers for Vitamin C...

I think these aluminum containers for Vitamin C (http://www.redoxon.ca/en/#) hold a 120 roll perfectly:

If you don't like loose, take a dozen and glue them end for end and wrap some duct tape...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-07-2012
Replies: 128
Views: 10,092
Posted By Hibbs
I have no experience with this lens but I ran...

I have no experience with this lens but I ran into Tom A. a few months back and he had high praise for the last version. In fact, he even suggested that it was discontinued because it was eroding the...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-06-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 6,587
Posted By Hibbs
As there are many that are either out of print or...

As there are many that are either out of print or difficult to find, I have bought these two volumes:

The Photobook: A History Volume 1 ...
Forum: RFF News 10-28-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 11,332
Posted By Hibbs
Indeed...after seeing the size of Sandy from...

Indeed...after seeing the size of Sandy from space, I have the same bad feeling I had when I first saw Katrina. My thoughts are with everyone on the East Coast...from a guy on the West Coast

~ Hibbs
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-13-2012
Replies: 80
Views: 11,203
Posted By Hibbs
Yashica 35GX [black] Contax T Vitessa N w/ Ultron...

Yashica 35GX [black]
Contax T
Vitessa N w/ Ultron 50/2
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-12-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,432
Posted By Hibbs
I had JH clean and adjust my FV...he is currently...

I had JH clean and adjust my FV...he is currently working on 2 Pen lenses and an OM1 and Om2. Recommended.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,161
Posted By Hibbs
You lucky dog...have fun!

You lucky dog...have fun!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-25-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,293
Posted By Hibbs
Thanks for the replies. These adapters are less...

Thanks for the replies. These adapters are less expensive than the Oly OM to Micro4/3.

As for the field of view, I would think that a 20mm half frame lens is equivalent to 35mm in full frame (film)...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-23-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,293
Posted By Hibbs
Question Q: Legacy Pen F lenses on OMD

Just wondering if it is possible to use legacy Pen F lenses on an OMD and (if so) what adapter is required. I'm considering the OMD and wondered if my older lenses are in play.

Lastly, what would be...
Forum: Yashica RF 08-21-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,243
Posted By Hibbs
After trying the tinfoil recommendation from...

After trying the tinfoil recommendation from Greyhoundman, I eventually emailed Joe the YashicaGUY and ordered one of his adapters.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By Hibbs
Thumbs up How the Wild Wild West Really Looked

DAILYMAIL.CO.UK (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2149899/The-American-West-youve-seen-Amazing-19th-century-pictures-landscape-chartered-time.html)

Gorgeous sepia-tinted pictures show the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,666
Posted By Hibbs
Agreed...stick with the Skopar 35/2.5 and enjoy...

Agreed...stick with the Skopar 35/2.5 and enjoy your travels.

~ hibbs
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-24-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By Hibbs
I really like my 105mm 2.5 NIKKOR LTM on my Canon...

I really like my 105mm 2.5 NIKKOR LTM on my Canon P.

~ hibbs
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-30-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By Hibbs
Thumbs up Stealthy Street Photography | Czech Secret Police

In the 1970s and 80s the Czechoslovakian secret police, among other things, were charged with surveying the population without their consent or, for that matter, knowledge. Taking pictures from under...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-26-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,982
Posted By Hibbs
Simon, you are always welcome here in...

Simon, you are always welcome here in Vancouver.

~ hibbs
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-02-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,168
Posted By Hibbs
I found a mint condition Electro 35 GN in a local...

I found a mint condition Electro 35 GN in a local pawn shop for $26 CDN. When I told the owner that they don't make batteries any longer and that it was dependent on battery, he said he'd have to...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-27-2012
Replies: 154
Views: 92,072
Posted By Hibbs
Question Hey flyingpalm...don't currently have a Rollei...

Hey flyingpalm...don't currently have a Rollei but I'd sure like to know who there is in Vancouver. Future reference.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2012
Replies: 94
Views: 18,347
Posted By Hibbs
I recall reading an article about Delta 100 and...

I recall reading an article about Delta 100 and it was referred to being "creamy". Not used this emulsion...but perhaps someone who has can chime in?

~ Hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-07-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7,622
Posted By Hibbs
I'd say a Canon 50 1.5 or a ZM 50 2 Planar...as...

I'd say a Canon 50 1.5 or a ZM 50 2 Planar...as they are a couple of the better ones that I have.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Travel 01-22-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 6,409
Posted By Hibbs
Well, my first thought was the Contax T and some...

Well, my first thought was the Contax T and some Ektar...but that is just me.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,718
Posted By Hibbs
Indeed...what the tuck?

Indeed...what the tuck?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-03-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hibbs
I can recommend the Zhou case. ~ Hibbs

I can recommend the Zhou case.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-27-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Hibbs
Have A Nice Book

Saw this posted on another forum...looked interesting:

>>> Have a Nice Book (http://www.haveanicebook.com/blog/) <<<

~ Hibbs
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 11-20-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,040
Posted By Hibbs
I seem to remember (several years ago) seeing a...

I seem to remember (several years ago) seeing a story on Lincoln Clarkes as he was taking 6X6 portraits (TLR) of prostitutes...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-19-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,704
Posted By Hibbs
Indeed...lovin' #2...strong blacks, great...

Indeed...lovin' #2...strong blacks, great light.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2011
Replies: 303
Views: 46,765
Posted By Hibbs
I voted 'One'...but I also have a Hexar RF and a...

I voted 'One'...but I also have a Hexar RF and a Canon P.

~ Hibbs
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,392
Posted By Hibbs
I've have owned OM1n, OM2, OM2n and an OM2S which...

I've have owned OM1n, OM2, OM2n and an OM2S which I gave to my nephew. Of all of them, I prefer the OM2 with the otf meter. My OM2N was stolen in Portugal, so when it came to replacing it, I grabbed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2011
Replies: 79
Views: 6,958
Posted By Hibbs
The Contax T...about the size of a pack of...

The Contax T...about the size of a pack of smokes. Either that or (maybe) the Pen FV and 40 1.4 and 25 2.8

~ Hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,042
Posted By Hibbs
I'd also suggest the Planar...but I also have a...

I'd also suggest the Planar...but I also have a Canon 50/1.5 which I would recommend. If you can find one.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2011
Replies: 91
Views: 7,803
Posted By Hibbs
Yes, my Leica M3, Canon P, Oly Pen FV and a...

Yes, my Leica M3, Canon P, Oly Pen FV and a Fujica Rapid S2.

~ Hibbs
Forum: RFF Polls 06-16-2011
Replies: 133
Views: 13,512
Posted By Hibbs
I am under 50...and my count of 50s is under...

I am under 50...and my count of 50s is under 50.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photo Software 04-12-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,111
Posted By Hibbs
I'm with Brian...I miss Aldus too! I still...

I'm with Brian...I miss Aldus too! I still remember using Pagemaker 7 and PhotoStyler.

I also miss Macromedia Freehand too...and re-install v11 occasiionally when I am updating an old file.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-01-2011
Replies: 92
Views: 5,783
Posted By Hibbs
My vote is for what I have: 1. Canon...

My vote is for what I have:

1. Canon Populaire
2. Leica M3
3. Olympus Pen FV
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-26-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 7,666
Posted By Hibbs
I'll use a Manfrotto monopod with my Fuji 6X7 II...

I'll use a Manfrotto monopod with my Fuji 6X7 II rangefinder as it is so big. I have also just (recently) got a Gorillapod for same...but haven't use it yet.
Forum: Off Topic 01-18-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 1,612
Posted By Hibbs
Scorpius...when the subject of deportation...

Scorpius...when the subject of deportation arises, suggest Canada. We'd love to have you contribute to our country.

~ Hibbs
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-18-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,474
Posted By Hibbs
With my Fuji 67 II...I have used a Vivitar 283...

With my Fuji 67 II...I have used a Vivitar 283 and (also) a Canon 420 EX. The Gary Fong diffuser really helped me get outstanding results at a wedding.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-07-2011
Replies: 229
Views: 30,817
Posted By Hibbs
I'm with ruby on this one...life is too short to...

I'm with ruby on this one...life is too short to be cheap with yourself. Doesn't matter how much money you have when you go, you can't take it with you.

Just go out and buy what you want...thats...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-07-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 5,836
Posted By Hibbs
Bob has got it right. Also, my scanner has trays...

Bob has got it right. Also, my scanner has trays for 6X6, 6X7 and 35mm negs. But I am not sure how I'd scan a pano 35 negative.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By Hibbs
Thumbs up The Making of the Leica M9

Hope this hasn't been posted someplace else, but I thought some members would like to see this:

The Making of the Leica M9 (http://www.acontinuouslean.com/2010/12/27/the-making-of-the-leica-m9/)
Forum: RFF Polls 01-05-2011
Replies: 308
Views: 32,605
Posted By Hibbs
I chose 5 or more...as I have many. But I don't...

I chose 5 or more...as I have many. But I don't feel I have a problem.

LTM Mount
Canon Serenar 50/1.5
Canon 50/1.9 Coll.
Canon 50/2.8 Ver.1
Jupiter 8 | 50/2
Jupiter 3 | 50/1.5
Jupiter 3 |...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 3,632
Posted By Hibbs
Terrific! Thanks for posting them.

Terrific! Thanks for posting them.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2011
Replies: 590
Views: 67,247
Posted By Hibbs
Several years ago, I went into a local pawn shop...

Several years ago, I went into a local pawn shop and saw a Yashica Electro 35 GS in mint condition with case. I explained to the shop owner that batteries are not available and would not function...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 12-11-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,510
Posted By Hibbs
Love to see all of these. I have an FV with 25...

Love to see all of these. I have an FV with 25 2.8, 38 1.8, 40 1.4, 60 1.5, 100 3.5 and the 150 mm.

I'd like to get the 20 and the 38 macro...but prices are higher now.

Has anyone used the 50 mm...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-10-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By Hibbs
Thanks for this Warren...I picked one up last...

Thanks for this Warren...I picked one up last year at a Camera show here in Vancouver.
$10 Canadian...but this is a good deal also.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-10-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,766
Posted By Hibbs
Dano, I have 2 hoods and 2 caps for my 124G. Only...

Dano, I have 2 hoods and 2 caps for my 124G. Only really need one of each.

Send me a PM...I'm sure we can work something out.

~ Colin
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-03-2010
Replies: 54
Views: 4,091
Posted By Hibbs
1. Untitled No.2 2. Sunbathers 3. Portal ~ Hibbs

1. Untitled No.2
2. Sunbathers
3. Portal

~ Hibbs
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-28-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By Hibbs
farlymac...if smelyrhino is not interested, i...

farlymac...if smelyrhino is not interested, i would be. i bought a set but they were for a 500 seies and not the 519.

let me know...thanks.

~ hibbs
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-22-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By Hibbs
Sparrow...I bought a set of Walz filters at a...

Sparrow...I bought a set of Walz filters at a camera show last year that were labelled as for the Canon Serenar 50/1.9

So...perhaps look out for Walz. I think they are quite good quality.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-20-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,646
Posted By Hibbs
Just to clarify...lbenac means to say that they...

Just to clarify...lbenac means to say that they are only open during the week. Saturday and Sunday are weed days. I wondered how soon BC Bud would infiltrate RFf. hahaha
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-29-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 7,214
Posted By Hibbs
Mine is an Oly Pen EED, regular 35 mm (not...

Mine is an Oly Pen EED, regular 35 mm (not Rapid).

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1367/671834549_108c24ff2c_m.jpg

Photo | Kind Permission - Camerapedia

~ Hibbs
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-27-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,958
Posted By Hibbs
Just wondering where the Wheat Kings, I keep...

Just wondering where the Wheat Kings, I keep hearing about, might be.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-21-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,825
Posted By Hibbs
Here are some shots from Lilith Fair last summer....

Here are some shots from Lilith Fair last summer.
Location: Ambleside Park, West Vancouver
Band: Sugarland
Film: Natura 1600
Lens: Nokton 35 1.2
Camera: Hexar...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-29-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,816
Posted By Hibbs
I have an original EPIC Stylus w/ the 3.5 lens. I...

I have an original EPIC Stylus w/ the 3.5 lens. I think (new) it was $130.

Last year at a camera show, I bought the 2.8 version for $10 Canadian.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-24-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,547
Posted By Hibbs
SL...you've sent it to the right person. Last...

SL...you've sent it to the right person. Last year I had a telephone conversation with Sherry...and she considers the M5 the best of breed.

I am sure you will be most pleased with Sherry's work.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-05-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 5,485
Posted By Hibbs
All good to know...thanks. P.S. - These days,...

All good to know...thanks.

P.S. - These days, isn't it MacGruber (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41lTZaHMTCw)?

~ Hibbs
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-24-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,849
Posted By Hibbs
Thanks ferider...this helps. ~ Hibbs

Thanks ferider...this helps.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-20-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,849
Posted By Hibbs
Canon 50 1.9 and 50 2.8 (lens type?)

I think I have read that the 50 2.8 (http://www.canon.com/camera-museum/camera/lens/s/data/50-85/s_50_28v1.html) is a Tessar design...but I have also read that the 50 1.9 ...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-08-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,046
Posted By Hibbs
EP-1 case fitting older Pen???

Does anyone know if the EP-1 cases will fit any of the older Pen models?

Just wondering...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-26-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5,195
Posted By Hibbs
Question What about the Fujica Rapid...

What about the Fujica Rapid S2?

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3562/3407678686_58a0a835e0.jpg

A bit of a pain to have to transfer film into the Rapid cassette. Also, I only have an ISO64...
Forum: Travel 06-30-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By Hibbs
Try Leo's Cameras on Granville...

Try Leo's Cameras on Granville Street.

http://www.leoscamera.com

~ Hibbs
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-26-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By Hibbs
Hi John...it doesn't feel like it is connected to...

Hi John...it doesn't feel like it is connected to anything but springs back (slowly).

I also have a black OM1 that is sluggish. You did such a great job on my Pen FV that I am thinking about sending...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-25-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By Hibbs
OM1 Film Advance | No Tension

So...I had been using my OM1n this past week. Today when I picked it up, the film advance was slack and moved back and forth with no tension.

Is there anything I can do to fix?

Perhaps if a clutch...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-17-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,520
Posted By Hibbs
Anyone here have a link to the shots taken by...

Anyone here have a link to the shots taken by someone called "The Captain"?

I remember that they were pretty sweet!

~hibbs
Forum: Other RF 04-17-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 19,340
Posted By Hibbs
I am very happy with my Yashica 35 GX...

I am very happy with my Yashica 35 GX [black]...must say!

~hibbs
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-10-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,376
Posted By Hibbs
I ordered a Vulcanette C for my Olympus Pen FV on...

I ordered a Vulcanette C for my Olympus Pen FV on February 18th and exchanged emails with Morgan right away.

I received the order on April 8th. Morgan included a hand written note apologizing for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 4,957
Posted By Hibbs
Blake...just wanted to say Thanks for doing this;...

Blake...just wanted to say Thanks for doing this; it is much appreciated.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-26-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 13,679
Posted By Hibbs
Another vote for the Kakadu. I just received mine...

Another vote for the Kakadu. I just received mine and I like it a lot...but I use padded pouches to protect the gear.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 3,194
Posted By Hibbs
Another vote for the ZM Planar. I made the...

Another vote for the ZM Planar. I made the decision after reading Tom A.'s comments about B&W usage and also seeing examples of how well it did with colour.

I have also seen some splendid images...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-09-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 3,210
Posted By Hibbs
Sure...many years ago I was travelling in...

Sure...many years ago I was travelling in Portugal and had the rental car broken into between Lisbon and the Algarve.

Lost a black OM2n and a Zuiko 35/2

Bought an OM2S...but not the same. Late last...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-03-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,156
Posted By Hibbs
Well...now trying to find some Kodak Portra...

Well...now trying to find some Kodak Portra 400VC.
Seems rarer than hen's teeth.

May have to order online.

~hibbs
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-03-2009
Replies: 118
Views: 38,669
Posted By Hibbs
GREAT!...love the Planar! It looks uncoated...is...

GREAT!...love the Planar!

It looks uncoated...is it? Maybe single coated?

More photos are always welcome...

~hibbs
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-03-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,156
Posted By Hibbs
dovevadar...what is the film in that second...

dovevadar...what is the film in that second shot?

i like it a lot.

~ hibbs
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-24-2009
Replies: 118
Views: 38,669
Posted By Hibbs
WOW...great shots! Anyone know the formula? Is...

WOW...great shots!

Anyone know the formula?

Is it a Planar design?

Just wondering is all...thinking I might get me one of these.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-28-2009
Replies: 113
Views: 17,426
Posted By Hibbs
I just bought a few rolls the other day...and...

I just bought a few rolls the other day...and plan to load it into my Hexar RF with 50/2 Planar, 35/1.2 Nokton and an 85/2 Jupiter.

I'm really interested to see the results from this new...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-12-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By Hibbs
Hey DA...I have a 124G w/ two hoods and two lens...

Hey DA...I have a 124G w/ two hoods and two lens caps. Both are Yashica brand and were bought just in case I lost one.

Send me a PM if you are interested. I am in Vancouver, BC

~ Hibbs
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2008
Replies: 114
Views: 7,026
Posted By Hibbs
Thumbs up Well...I'd have to say (firstly) a Hexar RF +...

Well...I'd have to say (firstly) a Hexar RF + ZM50/2 Planar.

Also this year, a VC 35 1.2 Nokton and my Pen FV was overhauled at Camtech. (Thanks John!)

~Hibbs
Forum: RFF Polls 12-03-2008
Replies: 55
Views: 3,289
Posted By Hibbs
ZM Planar | Canon 1.5 | Canon 1.9 | Canon...

ZM Planar | Canon 1.5 | Canon 1.9 | Canon 2.8
Jupiter-3 (chrome) | Jupiter-3 (chrome)
Jupiter-8 (black) | Jupiter-8 (chrome)
Industar 61L/D | Industar 50 3.5

An even ten, I suppose.

~Hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 13,657
Posted By Hibbs
kknox...isn't that the Mayberry garage where...

kknox...isn't that the Mayberry garage where Goober Pyle worked?

~hibbs
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-14-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,482
Posted By Hibbs
Thumbs down I sent an email to a store here in...

I sent an email to a store here in Vancouver...and the response was "We don't sell Kodak slide film." I had even included a link to the Kodak CA website.

I then suggested to them that it was a C41...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-25-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 4,831
Posted By Hibbs
Where is a good place to buy Domke inserts? Just...

Where is a good place to buy Domke inserts?
Just wondering.

~hibbs
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-23-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,542
Posted By Hibbs
I'm with Donovan...50/2.0 ~ hibbs

I'm with Donovan...50/2.0

~ hibbs
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-18-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,281
Posted By Hibbs
Indeed...thanks for the link. My FV has a serial...

Indeed...thanks for the link. My FV has a serial of 130036...so I am not sure of the exact date.

~ Hibbs
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-15-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,281
Posted By Hibbs
I only have an FV...so I cannot compare with an...

I only have an FV...so I cannot compare with an FT.

However, when I emailed John Foster about the 42mm 1.2 Zuiko on the FV, his response was positive and, if my memory is correct, he indicated that...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-05-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 16,709
Posted By Hibbs
Hehehe...I thought you had that one. I'd heard it...

Hehehe...I thought you had that one. I'd heard it is more like a Summitar...and had never heard comparisons to a Summar.

Maybe someone else can clarify.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-04-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 16,709
Posted By Hibbs
Splendid Raid...do you happen to have anything...

Splendid Raid...do you happen to have anything from a Canon Serenar 50/1.9 that you could post?

Maybe a separate topic eh?

~hibbs
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-04-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,181
Posted By Hibbs
Question J3, J8 and J9 on Hexar RF - need adjusting?

Hi...just wondered if anyone can speak to using Jupiter lenses on a Konica Hexar RF? Particularly the J3, J8 and J9.

Do these need to be adjusted to close focus, wide open?

Thanks!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-30-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 16,709
Posted By Hibbs
WOW...just lovely. The green eyes are...

WOW...just lovely. The green eyes are mesmerizing.

I will commence looking for a summar.

~hibbs
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-30-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Hibbs
Arrow Good information...as you know, I've recently...

Good information...as you know, I've recently found some PlusX 120 in the back of the freezer.

DR5 did not recommend the old emulsion. This is why I needed to know if I had the newer...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-30-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Hibbs
Thumbs up Well...wouldn't you know it, there is a total of...

Well...wouldn't you know it, there is a total of 3 rolls. There were 2 others with light grey and yellow wrappers. One has Apr-04 and the other Mar-05.

The date on the shiny gold foil has...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-30-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Hibbs
DR5 Process - Expriences???

I am considering which film to use for DR5 processing...and wondered if anyone can share their experiences.

I am using 120 film in a Fuji 6X7 RF, Yashicamat 124G and a maybe my recently CLA'd Perkeo...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-30-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Hibbs
Talking Thanks for that...it is in the shiney, foil...

Thanks for that...it is in the shiney, foil wrapper. There was also a roll of TechPan and it is in a paper wrapper.

~hibbs
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-29-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Hibbs
Question Freezer Find - PlusX

I've found a single roll of Kodak PlusX in the back of my freezer.
It is 120 and in its foil wrapper (no box).

How can I tell if it is the updated version or prior?

Any die-hard PlusX fans out...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 08-21-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 5,346
Posted By Hibbs
Indeed...Happy Birthday Tom! Today turned out to...

Indeed...Happy Birthday Tom!

Today turned out to be a splendid day in Vancouver.

~hibbs
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-06-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 13,337
Posted By Hibbs
Perkeo II for me too eh? ~hibbs

Perkeo II for me too eh?

~hibbs
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 4,208
Posted By Hibbs
Ok...here goes: RFs: 1.) Konica Hexar RF 2.)...

Ok...here goes:

RFs:

1.) Konica Hexar RF
2.) Leica M3
3.) Canon P
4.) Fuji 6X7 II
5.) Voigtlander Perkeo II
6.) Yashica GX [black]
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-28-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 5,097
Posted By Hibbs
Have a look at Shadowfox's blog entry...

Have a look at Shadowfox's blog entry here:

http://zuikography.blogspot.com/2007/08/going-smaller.html

From RFF article here:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=46015

If you...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-21-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Hibbs
WOW...these images do indeed excite me about the...

WOW...these images do indeed excite me about the capabilities of this lens.

I am also thinking that the M7 handled the low and shifting light very, very well and contributed to the overall, high...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-13-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,723
Posted By Hibbs
If I didn't already have a Canon P...the L1 would...

If I didn't already have a Canon P...the L1 would definately be in my sights. Still...it does trigger a little GAS.

~hibbs
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-01-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 3,819
Posted By Hibbs
Thanks kindly for this...I'll give it a go. ~hibs

Thanks kindly for this...I'll give it a go.

~hibs
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-11-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 6,056
Posted By Hibbs
I agree with pesphoto...High Art ...

I agree with pesphoto...High Art (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Art)with Ally Sheedy is a very good film. Ally plays the ficticous photographer Lucy Berliner. The performances by Radha Mitchell...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-07-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 3,819
Posted By Hibbs
Question Perkeo II + Focar 1 and Focar 2

I have a Perkeo II that I recently got back from Jurgen (Certo6.com) and I also have two close-up lenses...a Focar 1 and a Focar 2.

Can anyone give me some advice on how to use these?...and maybe...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-04-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Hibbs
Yeah...I have one too like this, are there any...

Yeah...I have one too like this, are there any online instructions for removing the lens? Any special tools required?

Any help would be most appreciated...

~hibbs
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-28-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 2,255
Posted By Hibbs
"You need to be careful to keep the camera steady...

"You need to be careful to keep the camera steady as the closely packed pixel population will show up and amplify the effect of any...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-22-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By Hibbs
Indeed...post a few more. Its quite a good little...

Indeed...post a few more. Its quite a good little rig eh?

~hibbs
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-11-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,064
Posted By Hibbs
They are great little rigs. I picked up a black...

They are great little rigs. I picked up a black OM1n in user condition along with a 50 F1.8 and a 75 - 150 F4 for $50.

There are some real bargains out there right now.

~hibbs
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-07-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 4,408
Posted By Hibbs
From the photoethnography...

From the photoethnography (http://*******.com/5lypp) site:

"There are some non-Canon wide angle screw mount lenses that you should not use with the Canon P because the internal light baffles are in...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 01-04-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,206
Posted By Hibbs
Yeah...just multiply by 1.43 to be totally...

Yeah...just multiply by 1.43 to be totally exact.

HIBBS
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-09-2007
Replies: 93
Views: 4,991
Posted By Hibbs
Well...I'm with Rover et all, I'd like a clean M4...

Well...I'm with Rover et all, I'd like a clean M4 user — but ultimately an MP; likely chrome as its classic. can't seem to warm to the black.

~hibbs
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-06-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Hibbs
I've used my Canonlite D with my GIII several...

I've used my Canonlite D with my GIII several times and was MOST impressed with the results.

Not sure about the older rig...

~hibbs
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-31-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By Hibbs
"Clearly your arms are not as long as you...

"Clearly your arms are not as long as you thought!!"

I have the same problem...but with another part of my body!

~hibbs

P.S. - I love my Pen EED...but it needs batteries too!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By Hibbs
Nope...neither of those. I just remember that all...

Nope...neither of those. I just remember that all of the issues were online and the last one I remember had a photo of a red car parked on the street. I thini it might have been an early...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By Hibbs
No...but thanks for the suggestion. This site's...

No...but thanks for the suggestion.

This site's address was similar to:

//http://www.43mm.com/

Something like that...anyway.

~hibbs
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By Hibbs
Question Lost Bookmark: mm.com

I am trying to find an older site that I am not sure is being maintained anymore.

It was something like 38mm.com and it was kind of an online magazine thing.

47mm.com? I dunno...anyone have an...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-16-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By Hibbs
Question re: filter factor

Ok...here is the scenario. I am trying to figure out the the filter factor for using film in a totally automatic camera.

The camera is an Olympus Pen EED. Meter is outside of filter ring.
The filter...
Forum: Yashica RF 10-09-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 2,505
Posted By Hibbs
Geeeeesh...that is nuts. I bought one in almost...

Geeeeesh...that is nuts. I bought one in almost as good condition in a pawn shop for $26 CDN. And that was back when 61 cents bought a CDN dollar.

~Hibbs
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-05-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,084
Posted By Hibbs
Hey shadowfox...I have managed to find one of...

Hey shadowfox...I have managed to find one of these little beauties. As you said...this rig "oozes quality".

Thanks for sharing your experience.

~hibbs

PS now what too hunt for? hehehe
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 08-31-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,084
Posted By Hibbs
real cool shadowfox...can you set the aperature...

real cool shadowfox...can you set the aperature or is it fully program?

what about flash?...surely you can set the f-stop for flash photography?

~hibbs
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-12-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 3,325
Posted By Hibbs
Thanks kindly for your comments Roland...I am not...

Thanks kindly for your comments Roland...I am not sure whether I still want the 1.2 or not.

I have an FV which has the brighter view. Maybe the 1.4 over the 1.8? I dunno.

Love these tiny rigs...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-12-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 3,325
Posted By Hibbs
Yeah...it is a little bit rare. have a look at...

Yeah...it is a little bit rare. have a look at this page (http://www.biofos.com/coll/subcoll/slrpen.html).

Thanks

~hibbs
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-11-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 3,325
Posted By Hibbs
Question Pen FT Standard 42/1.2 H Zuiko

Just wondered if there was anyone out there that can give feedback on the Pen FT Standard 42/1.2 H Zuiko?

I am wondering what the characteristics are like wide open. What is the bokeh like with this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-09-2007
Replies: 74
Views: 3,618
Posted By Hibbs
The Planar for sure. I am not a gadget guy and...

The Planar for sure. I am not a gadget guy and hate mobile phones very much.

~hibbs
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-04-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,081
Posted By Hibbs
That sure is a nice pic the_jim...I too miss the...

That sure is a nice pic the_jim...I too miss the high speed chromes. Remember when we had Scotchrome and Fujichrome 1000?

~hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2007
Replies: 86
Views: 6,313
Posted By Hibbs
Anyone know what rig Larry Burrows used? ~hibbs

Anyone know what rig Larry Burrows used?

~hibbs
Forum: Photo Software 07-03-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,897
Posted By Hibbs
I can recommend to you that you try to find the...

I can recommend to you that you try to find the last copy of Macromedia Freehand. Now part of the Adobe stable, it will not be updated as they have Illustrator. You should be able to find a Mac...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-03-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By Hibbs
I quite like my digital Quantum Calcu-Light...

I quite like my digital Quantum Calcu-Light XP...it is about the size of a deck of cards, but quite light in the hand. This meter is very good in low light situations.

Keeps the last reading in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-28-2007
Replies: 56
Views: 4,270
Posted By Hibbs
"You told me that you preferred handsome...

"You told me that you preferred handsome men...but for me you'd make an exception."

__________________________________________________

Yeah...that is Cohen all right. For many years, there was a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-21-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 3,275
Posted By Hibbs
Thats it Mel...a smile to melt any heart. ~hibbs

Thats it Mel...a smile to melt any heart.

~hibbs
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-21-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 3,275
Posted By Hibbs
Mel C...could you post that great 6X6 of ur doggy...

Mel C...could you post that great 6X6 of ur doggy on the path looking back at you?

Love that shot...

~hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By Hibbs
I recently bought an M3 and a LSM adapter...so I...

I recently bought an M3 and a LSM adapter...so I am a new member too eh?

~hibbs
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-09-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By Hibbs
Thanks for all of the comments. What type of hood...

Thanks for all of the comments. What type of hood might fit?

~hibbs
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-08-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By Hibbs
Yeah...I just got my first M ever; an M3 from a...

Yeah...I just got my first M ever; an M3 from a local user. Paid about the same as you once convert from Stirling. Really looking forward to using this new rig.

Congratulations all around...eh?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-08-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By Hibbs
Question Q - Serenar 50 1.9 Coll.

Just waiting for the mail to deliver a very good example of a Serenar 50 1.9 Collapsible.

I'd sure appreciate comments from anyone that have used this lens. Joe?...did you eveer acquire such a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-01-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By Hibbs
No...nothing wrong with them really; a wee bit of...

No...nothing wrong with them really; a wee bit of separation on the rear element of the 50 1.5. Although I have some Russian glass that I use on the P, I remember Back Alley once saying "Canon glass...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-30-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By Hibbs
Thumbs down Finally joined the club...have a few questions.

I just got a nice M3 locally and had a few questions:


I'd like to take a couple of rolls and then send it for a CLA. I've seen mention of DAG, Sherry and another fellow. Any recommendations?

...
Forum: Yashica RF 04-27-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By Hibbs
hey greyhoundman...any chance you would be...

hey greyhoundman...any chance you would be interested in fixing my GX?

the front viewfinder glass has cracked and a large piece has come loose. i can send some pics if you would be...
Forum: Off Topic 04-25-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By Hibbs
Well...I bought 3 filters for my Perkeo II from...

Well...I bought 3 filters for my Perkeo II from Henrys via eBay and when they arrived, there was only 2 filters.

One e-mail to them, the third filter was shipped.

Seemed to me...it been pretty...
Forum: Off Topic 04-23-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,522
Posted By Hibbs
This is a bit shocking: Microsoft spent millions...

This is a bit shocking:

Microsoft spent millions of dollars advertising its next generation OS 'Windows Vista' in China, in fact the IT juggernaut threw up the biggest Vista Ad on the 421 meter high...
Forum: Off Topic 04-23-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,522
Posted By Hibbs
This is a bit shocking: Microsoft spent millions...

This is a bit shocking:

Microsoft spent millions of dollars advertising its next generation OS 'Windows Vista' in China, in fact the IT juggernaut threw up the biggest Vista Ad on the 421 meter high...
Forum: Off Topic 04-23-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,522
Posted By Hibbs
Interesting article here: ...

Interesting article here:

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=39087

Apparently Dell is now offering WinXP again in many of their machines. Others to follow soon?

~hibbs
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-19-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 3,665
Posted By Hibbs
mtbbrian...where did you get the National Geo...

mtbbrian...where did you get the National Geo bag?

~hibbs
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 04-18-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 3,428
Posted By Hibbs
My Pen FV is with John right now. I expect it to...

My Pen FV is with John right now. I expect it to be home in a few weeks. John replied to my e-mail quickly and was easy arranging a repair.

I'd heard only good things about him and I am glad I sent...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-02-2007
Replies: 456
Views: 115,099
Posted By Hibbs
Man...sure is shiny. What is it exactly? 85 1.5...

Man...sure is shiny. What is it exactly?

85 1.5 ?

Just curious...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By Hibbs
I routinely use this method when preparing images...

I routinely use this method when preparing images for newsprint. However, I also have a couple extra steps.

1. Convert RGB to LAB
2. From Channels palette, delete all but L
3. Convert to...
Forum: Photo Software 03-07-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,954
Posted By Hibbs
I have tried many of them...and I always rely on...

I have tried many of them...and I always rely on The Image Factory's Convert to B&W Pro.

Also...Fred Miranda actions are quite good.

~hibbs
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-07-2007
Replies: 63
Views: 6,039
Posted By Hibbs
Lately...I have been using a Voigtlander Vito IIa...

Lately...I have been using a Voigtlander Vito IIa but I don't have anything developed yet.

~ hibbs
Forum: Off Topic 03-05-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By Hibbs
Please...if it is still available? ~hibbs

Please...if it is still available?

~hibbs
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-26-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 16,380
Posted By Hibbs
Off the top of my head, I remember being inspired...

Off the top of my head, I remember being inspired by Jojo Whilden's work for the movie 'High Art'. Have a look for it...stars a very slim Ally Sheedy

~hibbs
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1,293
Posted By Hibbs
Q?: Tura Pro400

On a recent vist to Hanoi, a friend gave me several rolls of Tura Pro400 B&W film that another friend had left behind.

I've done a little research on PNet but I am still wondering if this is really...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 2,883
Posted By Hibbs
Q? Fuji Natura 1600 [what is true ASA?]

A friend just brought me back a 3-pack of Fuji Natura 1600. Anyone have experience with this emulsion and can recommend a film rating?

My instinct is that it is not a true 1600ISO...so maybe I'd...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-20-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 5,250
Posted By Hibbs
I forgot to mention that about a year ago I...

I forgot to mention that about a year ago I picked up a mint OM1 w/ a pristine 50mm 1.8 for $75 CDN at a pawn shop. I looked as though it sat in someones dresser drawer.

I highly recommend an OM to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-19-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 5,250
Posted By Hibbs
Sadly I had a black OM2n stolen on the way to the...

Sadly I had a black OM2n stolen on the way to the Algarve. Left the backpack in the car and some Portugese bandits busted into the vehicle. Also lost a great 35mm f2.

I've not tried the OM4 but I...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-06-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By Hibbs
Thanks for all the comments. I've decided to take...

Thanks for all the comments. I've decided to take Sockeyed's advice and take some NPZ800 and shoot it @ 500ASA. I too worry about making Asian skin too yellow.

I'll also take some Reala, a little...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-04-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By Hibbs
Q. Film suggestions for January in Vietnam

HiI am heading to Vietnam in January and am thinking of taking my Oly Pen FV rig with equivalent 35mm, 50mm and 85mm lenses.

I'm told to expect more even overcast conditions than the bright sun...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2006
Replies: 156
Views: 6,433
Posted By Hibbs
Splendid!...yes, I'd like to know if the offer is...

Splendid!...yes, I'd like to know if the offer is available to Canada.

eh?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By Hibbs
HU: Leicaflex 18x24

Sure pretty to look at (Leicaflex 18x24) (http://snipurl.com/11ox2) but what a reserve!

Might just save these pics + details to a PDF.

~hibbs
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-31-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By Hibbs
Jupiter 3 - Question

I've read many posts about how most J3s require some modification or shimming in order to get close focus, wide open.

Does this apply to all J3s or just the older variety? Are the newer, black ones...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By Hibbs
Can't find site that was posted here...

I am looking for a member's site that was posted here. It had a red interface and had shot of Toronto buildings. Many were toned B&W images.

Anyone have any ideas?

Thanks.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-23-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,924
Posted By Hibbs
I was very happy with mine but took it to Vietnam...

I was very happy with mine but took it to Vietnam last spring. The humidity and my sweat caused the tanning of the strap to stain my clothes quite badly.

Maybe it takes a while for the strap to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-11-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Hibbs
Interesting Excercise

Found this on another forum and thought I'd share:

http://vrum.chat.ru/Photo/Astro/analema.htm


~hibbs
Forum: Yashica RF 09-21-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By Hibbs
Question Q? - Yashica 35 GX

Hi...I've contacted Mark Hama about servicing my 35 GX but there is no response. Can anyone suggest an alternate expert to send my rig to?

Thank.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-14-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By Hibbs
I can highly recommend the Quantum Calc-U-Lite XP...

I can highly recommend the Quantum Calc-U-Lite XP for very low light.

~hibbs
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-22-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,813
Posted By Hibbs
This is a great tip Ray...was there only a black,...

This is a great tip Ray...was there only a black, everready case? I kinda prefer the look a brown leather bottom half and strap with a chrome body.

~hibbs
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-21-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 3,516
Posted By Hibbs
Another vote for the Calcu-Lite XP...very good in...

Another vote for the Calcu-Lite XP...very good in low light.

~hibbs
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-19-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 1,610
Posted By Hibbs
Me too eh? I have one last roll of APX 25 120 in...

Me too eh? I have one last roll of APX 25 120 in my freezer...plus I found 2 rolls of 36 exp. 35mm APX 25 in a fridge at a local Museum & Archives. All of these + a roll of Kodak Verichrome are just...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-18-2006
Replies: 62
Views: 33,395
Posted By Hibbs
Yeah...I have a metal hood from one of my Olympus...

Yeah...I have a metal hood from one of my Olympus Pen F lenses. It is a 49mm unlike the 43mm of most Pen lenses.

I looks really really good on my black J9.

~hibbs
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-08-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 1,871
Posted By Hibbs
Last year I managed to buy the first version,...

Last year I managed to buy the first version, used for 2 weeks, closet kept for about $65 USD.

~hibbs
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