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Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-27-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 8,076
Posted By VTHokiEE
I use Denver Digital Imaging Center...

I use Denver Digital Imaging Center (http://www.theslideprinter.com/) however I was very unimpressed with their scans. Unfortunately I had the reverse experience with Old School Photo Lab...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 6,254
Posted By VTHokiEE
I emailed them about this and here is their...

I emailed them about this and here is their response:

"According to our developers, many people who accessed the site on day one may have a cache on their local machines that is being...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-13-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,485
Posted By VTHokiEE
Ahh I found the plans, now to find out how to...

Ahh I found the plans, now to find out how to print it.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-13-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,485
Posted By VTHokiEE
Is there anyway to get the plans for this camera?...

Is there anyway to get the plans for this camera? I'm very interested in this, or is there anyway to purchase one from him?
Forum: Lomography 03-10-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 7,388
Posted By VTHokiEE
Hold on, where was this rumor started?

Hold on, where was this rumor started?
Forum: Lomography 03-10-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 7,388
Posted By VTHokiEE
You're right I apologize ;) (hmmm now how to say...

You're right I apologize ;) (hmmm now how to say that in a more tactful way...)
Forum: Lomography 03-10-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 7,388
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'd love to test a new Lomography product. Not...

I'd love to test a new Lomography product. Not certain I have a great case other than being a hobbyist photographer who probably represents a pretty decent chunk of the lomo market (basically my work...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-23-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By VTHokiEE
There's a pretty good thread on it here:...

There's a pretty good thread on it here: http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=159884
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,537
Posted By VTHokiEE
That looks really nice!

That looks really nice!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-01-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 6,254
Posted By VTHokiEE
Film Ferrania releasing new BW 35mm Film

I backed their Kickstarter (seemingly) eons ago and they notified me that they are releasing a BW 35mm film shortly. They claim it is similar to the original Ferrania BW film...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-29-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 101,091
Posted By VTHokiEE
Project camera to give away: Ansco Super Regent...

Project camera to give away:

Ansco Super Regent 35mm camera; there seems to be something wrong with the shutter. The shutter doesn't stay cocked and the blades don't fully close. The focus moves...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-31-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 4,331
Posted By VTHokiEE
I shoot with a Crown Graphic for large format,...

I shoot with a Crown Graphic for large format, butI've looked at that camera as well for the movements. I'm watching this thread with interest as well.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-25-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 9,086
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very cool, would love to see this as a product.

Very cool, would love to see this as a product.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-19-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 5,026
Posted By VTHokiEE
Maybe a little chirp for my Bronica SQA as well?...

Maybe a little chirp for my Bronica SQA as well? ;)
Forum: Olympus RF 09-13-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,013
Posted By VTHokiEE
This may sound silly but it make sense to start...

This may sound silly but it make sense to start with the simple things; is the aperture ring set to A? Is the film speed set correctly on the lens?

I love my 35RC though I tend to use it in manual...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-10-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,206
Posted By VTHokiEE
Fixing my Graflex Rangefinder

I was trying to calibrate the top mounted rangefinder on my crown graphic and I messed up somewhere. I tried to follow these directions: https://lommen9.home.xs4all.nl/cams/index.html and but now the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-06-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,961
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very cool, I mainly shoot the wide format so...

Very cool, I mainly shoot the wide format so hopefully they introduce it there as well eventually.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-30-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,923
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very nice shots! Always been interested in an...

Very nice shots! Always been interested in an RF645.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-24-2016
Replies: 80
Views: 8,119
Posted By VTHokiEE
Mine arrived today as well!

Mine arrived today as well!
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-24-2016
Replies: 388
Views: 155,507
Posted By VTHokiEE
Crown Graphic shot on Harmon Direct Positive...

Crown Graphic shot on Harmon Direct Positive Paper (first shot with this paper) developed in HC-110 dilution H.

https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8331/29165212476_241f009e81_b.jpg...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-23-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks for all the comments, unfortunately I had...

Thanks for all the comments, unfortunately I had to let it pass. It was a good deal, but after sleeping on it for a few nights I realized that it just isn't the right time for the purchase.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-22-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 1,747
Posted By VTHokiEE
I've only used one bottle of the old; I switched...

I've only used one bottle of the old; I switched to a new bottle for my last few films. I typically use dilution H, I haven't changed my development procedure and I haven't noticed anything...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-20-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By VTHokiEE
How does one check the plastic twist grip thing...

How does one check the plastic twist grip thing on the bottom?

Thanks for the thoughts and Peter I sent you a PM. The speed doesn't really bother me. This would replace my Bronica SQA system so I am...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-20-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By VTHokiEE
Checking out a Mamiya 7ii kit

A Mamiya 7ii kit popped up nearby on Craigslist with the 65mm lens and the 150mm lens. What's a reasonable price for this setup and is there anything specific I should look at if I go look at the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-21-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 11,257
Posted By VTHokiEE
I've frequently thought the same, I may...

I've frequently thought the same, I may eventually pull the trigger though. I want something similar to my Land camera 250 for Instax.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-20-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 11,257
Posted By VTHokiEE
I bought an Instax wide back for my Crown Graphic...

I bought an Instax wide back for my Crown Graphic that is shown in another thread here, but I didn't make the back. I did 3D print a solid bellows for the Instax mini back and put an older folder...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-06-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,692
Posted By VTHokiEE
I think I'd love to give this a try as well.

I think I'd love to give this a try as well.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-30-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By VTHokiEE
Interesting, I think I found a thread where you...

Interesting, I think I found a thread where you showed a picture of the bottle top. I'll have to see if I can scrounge one up (I'm not opposed to something DIY). I thought A30 filters or maybe even...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-30-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By VTHokiEE
Neutral Density Filter For Ansco Speedex

I'm looking for a ND filter for my Agfa Apotar lens from a Ansco Speedex. I took the lens off the camera to use for a Instax Mini project, but shots in bright daylight are overexposing. Anyone have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,795
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very interesting, I was thinking about the D750,...

Very interesting, I was thinking about the D750, but now I'm going to give the DF some real consideration.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2016
Replies: 89
Views: 4,589
Posted By VTHokiEE
I like it; the picture has a lot of interesting...

I like it; the picture has a lot of interesting elements. I find my eyes being drawn to the upper left corner where a "pinhole-esque" subimage is. I like that portion of the image a lot.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-31-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By VTHokiEE
Turns out that the larger one is for 70mm Long...

Turns out that the larger one is for 70mm Long Roll and the smaller is "normal" 70mm rolls.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-30-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks a lot, I think you're right on the 70mm....

Thanks a lot, I think you're right on the 70mm. The other 2 seem larger than 220, I'll have to double check that.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-30-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By VTHokiEE
What type of film are these reels for?

Can anyone tell me what films these huge developing reels are for in the picture?

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1541/26066280171_fa36d8119d_b.jpg

In the front is a 35mm reel and a 120 reel for...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-29-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,363
Posted By VTHokiEE
Yeah, I think I may try to convince my wife I...

Yeah, I think I may try to convince my wife I "need" the D2 and I'm hoping someone here will pick up the color enlarger. Unfortunately, I fear it may not find a home...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-29-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,363
Posted By VTHokiEE
Ok, so one is a super chromega dichroic and the...

Ok, so one is a super chromega dichroic and the other is indeed an Omega D. I also got a bunch of other random stuff. I'll try to post an ad in the for trade tomorrow.

PS - if I kept one is either...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-29-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,363
Posted By VTHokiEE
I just picked up up two 4x5 enlargers locally...

I just picked up up two 4x5 enlargers locally (I'm not completely certain I even need 1), and a ton of darkroom/developing gear. Anyone in the Central FL area interested? One I believe is an Omega D2...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-23-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By VTHokiEE
People were mentioning some slightly different...

People were mentioning some slightly different information further in the thread, but thanks.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-23-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By VTHokiEE
I thought the C tab was for 35mm slides, I'm not...

I thought the C tab was for 35mm slides, I'm not by my holders though so I could be wrong.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By VTHokiEE
A commentator posted about his review of the...

A commentator posted about his review of the Luigi case and that one is great as well. I couldn't stop laughing with his framing and the wind.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-14-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,928
Posted By VTHokiEE
Hopefully that works out and hopefully they can...

Hopefully that works out and hopefully they can bring back fp3000b. I just shot my first picture with that and wow!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 6,979
Posted By VTHokiEE
I personally really like the FE2 and FM2 from...

I personally really like the FE2 and FM2 from Nikon for manual focus SLRs (but I've never really tried other Brands because I have Nikon lenses).
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-13-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 4,018
Posted By VTHokiEE
I contacted Nate, but at the time he didn't have...

I contacted Nate, but at the time he didn't have a graflok option only those listed on his website. The Polaroid 110 options (while really interesting) were outside my budget and I wanted a little...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-13-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 4,018
Posted By VTHokiEE
Graflok Instax Back

After Fuji announced the end of the road for FP-100c I went around searching for a way to use Instax on my Crown Graphic (I was just about to pull the trigger on a fp100c back for the Crown Graphic,...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-11-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 4,641
Posted By VTHokiEE
I did the same and today I received notice that...

I did the same and today I received notice that my order shipped and is scheduled to arrive on the 16th.

Tim
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-05-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,812
Posted By VTHokiEE
Congrats! I've always been interested in that 28;...

Congrats! I've always been interested in that 28; hope you enjoy it!
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-04-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,812
Posted By VTHokiEE
I believe any AI-s model has the CRC. This site...

I believe any AI-s model has the CRC. This site can provide pictures and serials: http://www.photosynthesis.co.nz/nikon/lenses.html
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-03-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,928
Posted By VTHokiEE
Isn't that only true of the "mini" size? I...

Isn't that only true of the "mini" size? I thought the wide was pretty close to 4x3. But instax and fp-100c are different animals and as with you I grieve for fp-100c.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-02-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,928
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'm contemplating buying a cheap Instax 200 an...

I'm contemplating buying a cheap Instax 200 an attempting a lens transplant with a 90mm 4x5 lens, any thoughts?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-02-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,928
Posted By VTHokiEE
I've been searching all over to figure out a way...

I've been searching all over to figure out a way to get something like this. So far everything appears to be more expensive than I'm ready to pay for and I'm not convinced I could DIY. :( I wish I...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-01-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,928
Posted By VTHokiEE
Are you referring to Instax Wide? I wish they'd...

Are you referring to Instax Wide? I wish they'd make a camera with better focusing and more exposure control for the wide film; then I'd be happier. Well aside from the OCD part of me which refuses...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-01-2016
Replies: 421
Views: 79,873
Posted By VTHokiEE
iPhone...

iPhone 6

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1669/24783750973_de4ca99cc7_c.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-29-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,928
Posted By VTHokiEE
Most places I looked were on back order, I did...

Most places I looked were on back order, I did place an order so I have my fingers crossed that it will go through. My 250 land was my wife's grandmother's camera so it'll be a shelf queen before I...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-29-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very cool! I'm going to have to give this a try

Very cool! I'm going to have to give this a try
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-29-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,928
Posted By VTHokiEE
Unfortunately, that link is from 2014 :(

Unfortunately, that link is from 2014 :(
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-29-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,928
Posted By VTHokiEE
Are you sure? The announcement certainly looks...

Are you sure? The announcement certainly looks like production of all fp-100c is ending. On the product page it says that 3.25 x 4.35 is ending?
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-29-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,928
Posted By VTHokiEE
Darn, that stinks... I guess I'd better stock up.

Darn, that stinks... I guess I'd better stock up.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-26-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks for the link, a lot of great stuff there....

Thanks for the link, a lot of great stuff there.

I spent some more time googling and saw this idea: https://mypolaroidblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/26/framing-polaroids/

But I'll probably stick to...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-26-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By VTHokiEE
Displaying FP-100c

I recently shot a picture on FP-100c (posted in the polaroid thread) that I really like and would like to display.

What are your thoughts on frame size, matting options, etc. It seems as if mats...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-26-2016
Replies: 572
Views: 84,280
Posted By VTHokiEE
FP-100c in my Polaroid Land Camera 250....

FP-100c in my Polaroid Land Camera 250.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1697/24643930284_b5ff7a0ddf_c.jpg
(https://flic.kr/p/DxGzTJ)Flohana (https://flic.kr/p/DxGzTJ) by Tim Huggins...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks for the insight; I'll probably start with...

Thanks for the insight; I'll probably start with the Baldax and see how it goes since that seems easier.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-16-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By VTHokiEE
Few Folder Questions - Super Baldax and Super Regent

I recently received a Super Baldax with a cloudy viewfinder, is cleaning the viewfinder a relatively easy task? Does anyone have any instructions/pictures of doing it? Removing the top plate doesn't...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-16-2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 260,855
Posted By VTHokiEE
I received a box of folders over the...

I received a box of folders over the weekend!

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1566/25027721825_98c046e52c_b.jpg
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-09-2016
Replies: 87
Views: 13,716
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'm very interested trying Direct Positive paper,...

I'm very interested trying Direct Positive paper, how quickly after pre-flashing do you need to shoot and how soon after shooting do you need to develop?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-27-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 5,252
Posted By VTHokiEE
I never understood his pepper shots until now...

I never understood his pepper shots until now (not that I really investigated them heavily), but my mind is blown. Thank you for the insight, I feel very silly now...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2016
Replies: 80
Views: 8,119
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'm by no means a sheet film expert (that was my...

I'm by no means a sheet film expert (that was my first shot at developing) so I have a long way to go. I'm not certain I understand how you can check the process visually? I believe that would fog...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By VTHokiEE
The camera was an Nikon N75, but it could also...

The camera was an Nikon N75, but it could also have been when I was loading the reels. Maybe I forgot to place my light seals (aka towels) at the bottom of the door when I loaded the reel. It had...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By VTHokiEE
It's definitely possible that I over agitated. I...

It's definitely possible that I over agitated. I hadn't developed a roll in a while and probably over did it.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By VTHokiEE
Weird Development - Sprocket Hole "Shadows"

This is from a roll of Arista Premium 400, developed in HC-110 Dilution H. A lot (maybe all to a varying degree of the images on this roll appear to have "sprocket hole shadows" on the image. You see...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2016
Replies: 80
Views: 8,119
Posted By VTHokiEE
I use HC110 (typically dilution h) for...

I use HC110 (typically dilution h) for everything. I don't really process a ton of film so the long shelf life is very important to me. I'll get my scanner set up today or tomorrow and post one of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-16-2016
Replies: 80
Views: 8,119
Posted By VTHokiEE
I developed my first two sheets of 4x5 from my...

I developed my first two sheets of 4x5 from my new to me Crown Graphic. I tried the taco method and it failed me. It seems like the film floated up and a strip of each wasn't developed well. I'm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-11-2016
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,747
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5076/5894018904_303...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5076/5894018904_30391402ca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9YQotA)
Fresh Picked Daily (https://flic.kr/p/9YQotA) by Tim Huggins (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-18-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 8,119
Posted By VTHokiEE
So does anyone have a 4x5 starter kit :)?

So does anyone have a 4x5 starter kit :)?
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-18-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,510
Posted By VTHokiEE
It depends a lot about how frequently you want...

It depends a lot about how frequently you want access to your files, but I use Amazon Glacier (which for my uses, about 100GBs, is less than $2/month). If you are looking for a place to leave them...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-16-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 8,119
Posted By VTHokiEE
The shipping varies, in the US its $7, so the...

The shipping varies, in the US its $7, so the entire kit is $54.

I backed this project, with no experience in 4x5, no 4x5 camera and no 4x5 scanner. I guess I'll be looking at cameras and V700s now....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-09-2015
Replies: 108
Views: 36,920
Posted By VTHokiEE
Has anyone used this lab before? My local lab...

Has anyone used this lab before? My local lab stopped developing E6 and now I'm trying to find a replacement.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-09-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 11,292
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'm tempted on a few, but haven't pulled the...

I'm tempted on a few, but haven't pulled the trigger. May I ask what prints you liked?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-09-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 11,292
Posted By VTHokiEE
FYI - A similar sale is currently ongoing...

FYI - A similar sale is currently ongoing http://store.magnumphotos.com/collections/square-prints-sale
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 3,137
Posted By VTHokiEE
I've always wanted to do this, but I haven't...

I've always wanted to do this, but I haven't really put the research in to determine how feasible it would be for me personally. Definitely following the thread to see where it goes.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-13-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 4,329
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very neat, someday I'd love to do a project like...

Very neat, someday I'd love to do a project like this.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-01-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 8,283
Posted By VTHokiEE
My issue with a long term cost analysis is that...

My issue with a long term cost analysis is that the store still requires the upfront payment :) (and honestly I wouldn't take a financing plan for a hobby even if it was available)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-28-2015
Replies: 421
Views: 79,873
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7694/16671926043_c3...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7694/16671926043_c33481204d.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rpeYLK)
Pool Installation (https://flic.kr/p/rpeYLK) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-17-2015
Replies: 130
Views: 14,140
Posted By VTHokiEE
The N80 has always tempted me (as an AF film...

The N80 has always tempted me (as an AF film Nikon) because my N90s is pretty heavy (and I believe the F100 is a similar weight to the N90s). Oddly enough I ended up with a N75 in a deal and am...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-10-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,422
Posted By VTHokiEE
Wow, I always have dreamed of something like that...

Wow, I always have dreamed of something like that happening but nothing so far.

The closest I've come is my mother-in-law asking if I wanted her mother's old polaroid that she was planning on...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-09-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,363
Posted By VTHokiEE
Too bad I'm not local, I'd love to try optical...

Too bad I'm not local, I'd love to try optical printing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 16,054
Posted By VTHokiEE
These are great, what is the advantage to...

These are great, what is the advantage to shooting it over Slide film (am I correct in assuming a greater dynamic range and more forgiveness in exposure)? I'm very interested in potentially using 50D...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-31-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'm certain this is true, the size doesn't bother...

I'm certain this is true, the size doesn't bother me because I'd rather have the larger picture but I can see how the size would stop a lot of people from considering it. I might have to spring for a...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-30-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By VTHokiEE
Is there any reason Instax Mini seems to get all...

Is there any reason Instax Mini seems to get all the love? I'd love more control in something that shot Instax Wide. This is a cool concept though and I hope they sell well.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-30-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By VTHokiEE
Yeah, I've seen that (and I will probably pick up...

Yeah, I've seen that (and I will probably pick up a pack or two), it's just getting expensive per shot.

Here and are my two new takes with plenty of light (and the dull...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-29-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'd love too, but I'm currently having a little...

I'd love too, but I'm currently having a little trouble swallowing the cost of 3000b. I should at least try a pack or two before it is gone for good though.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-29-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks, it would appear that what I consider...

Thanks, it would appear that what I consider "plenty of light" is not what the camera considers plenty of light. Morning and early afternoon don't appear to always be bright enough. I set the camera...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-29-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By VTHokiEE
Polaroid Land 250 Not Sharp?

I'm having some trouble with my Land Camera, the pictures don't really seem sharp. I've posted two samples, but maybe I'm expecting too much? I was hoping for something like this:...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 03-28-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,598
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very nice, I like the style as well.

Very nice, I like the style as well.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-17-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,178
Posted By VTHokiEE
Bessa R2, 50mm Zeiss Planar, Arista...

Bessa R2, 50mm Zeiss Planar, Arista Premium

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8644/16651710268_827eaf649d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rnsnjU)
Motorcycle (https://flic.kr/p/rnsnjU) by VTHokiEE06...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-11-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By VTHokiEE
Hmmm, I'm intrigued about this. I may have to...

Hmmm, I'm intrigued about this. I may have to give it a shot.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 4,510
Posted By VTHokiEE
I find it much harder to create compelling...

I find it much harder to create compelling pictures with ultra wides.

Here are a few I like that I've taken with the Nikon 18-55mm...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2015
Replies: 623
Views: 140,700
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: RFF Polls 03-11-2015
Replies: 395
Views: 74,193
Posted By VTHokiEE
I don't own a Leica yet...:(

I don't own a Leica yet...:(
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-10-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 7,293
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8599/16743491551_27...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8599/16743491551_27ee98b340_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rvyLGP)
Bench (https://flic.kr/p/rvyLGP) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2015
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,747
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5159/5888909769_4ac...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5159/5888909769_4acd967df2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9YocH4)
Large Pacific Oysters (https://flic.kr/p/9YocH4) by VTHokiEE06...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-04-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,747
Posted By VTHokiEE
What is your inversion method? That is quite...

What is your inversion method? That is quite dramatic but the bands do line up with the sprocket holes. This thread seems to mention a similar issue:...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-02-2015
Replies: 421
Views: 79,873
Posted By VTHokiEE
Flying home from a...

Flying home from a wedding:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8670/16073943903_8c1f7706b5_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qupavR)
Wing (https://flic.kr/p/qupavR) by VTHokiEE06...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-02-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 6,172
Posted By VTHokiEE
That's pretty cool, I didn't see one listed on...

That's pretty cool, I didn't see one listed on his website. Has anyone had this done or know what the ballpark price is?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-24-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 5,198
Posted By VTHokiEE
My other...

My other contribution:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1425/5100277981_22ce855e43_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8LGfXg)
Dog Painting (1) (https://flic.kr/p/8LGfXg) by VTHokiEE06...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-24-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 5,198
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7142/6594201817_7b9...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7142/6594201817_7b9e05dee8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/b3H1sM)
Monkey Man (https://flic.kr/p/b3H1sM) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2015
Replies: 220
Views: 53,703
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very interesting, I wonder about the placement of...

Very interesting, I wonder about the placement of the rf sensor and the OVF in their mockup. The RF sensor looks very close to the grip and potentially ver easy for someone to accidentally place a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2015
Replies: 8,884
Views: 866,970
Posted By VTHokiEE
A silver Zeiss 50mm f2 ZM... the constant haze in...

A silver Zeiss 50mm f2 ZM... the constant haze in my Canon 50mm f1.8 ltm forced me into it :D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-13-2015
Replies: 153
Views: 13,317
Posted By VTHokiEE
If you've lost interest in photography why not...

If you've lost interest in photography why not pursue a hobby that holds your attention more? There's nothing wrong with moving away from a hobby (or a job for that matter)...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 4,117
Posted By VTHokiEE
Great suggestions, they really give me a lot to...

Great suggestions, they really give me a lot to work with. My current MF rig is a Bronica SQ-A which unfortunately doesn't support classic lenses (of course this seems like great reasoning to...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 4,117
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks a lot lynnb, I'll have to give this a try...

Thanks a lot lynnb, I'll have to give this a try (as well as the over exposure and under development suggestion).
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 4,117
Posted By VTHokiEE
I definitely agree with the nostalgia sentiment,...

I definitely agree with the nostalgia sentiment, but if I took these pictures the shadows would be very dark and blocked up. I believe there is something to the technique (but maybe not the film)...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 4,117
Posted By VTHokiEE
Do you have a readily available example of this?...

Do you have a readily available example of this? I think I have a blue filter lying around that I had no idea what to do with.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 4,117
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks a lot! I had a feeling that something...

Thanks a lot!



I had a feeling that something like this might be going on...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 4,117
Posted By VTHokiEE
Shooting like Shorpy

I really like a lot of the pictures that I see on Shorpy. A lot of these shots are from 8x10 cameras, but the second example I linked says medium format negative though, is there a way I can...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-09-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks for the link, I wasn't aware of the style

Thanks for the link, I wasn't aware of the style
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-05-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By VTHokiEE
It does take 116 and thanks for the advice.

It does take 116 and thanks for the advice.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-05-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By VTHokiEE
Conley Kewpie No. 2A

A friend gifted me a really beat up Conley Kewpie No. 2A. I'm very happy that someone was thinking of my vintage camera hobby, but I usually use my cameras so I don't know what to do with this. Is...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-03-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,374
Posted By VTHokiEE
I thought that was the panda? and the anti panda...

I thought that was the panda? and the anti panda had a black dot? :confused::confused::confused:

I looked at three pictures and apparently I'm still confused...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-03-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 5,173
Posted By VTHokiEE
Might be related, but I'm not getting emails...

Might be related, but I'm not getting emails about PMs...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 01-10-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By VTHokiEE
Polaroid Portrait Lens

I picked up a few odds and ends for my new to me land camera and a Polaroid portrait lens #581/581A was part of the package. Unfortunately, there was no rangefinder accessory. I'm not certain I would...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 4,953
Posted By VTHokiEE
Not at all, great timing (or find or whichever)!

Not at all, great timing (or find or whichever)!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 4,953
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'm curious (and not to be picky), but are you...

I'm curious (and not to be picky), but are you taking inflation into account?

To the OP, to me it is a risky proposition but even more so if you need to get the money out fast. In an emergency you...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2015
Replies: 3,025
Views: 480,502
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8644/15998391798_34...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8644/15998391798_3470e9ddbc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qnHWvm)
Convertible (https://flic.kr/p/qnHWvm) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-03-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 3,586
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very nice set! Thanks for sharing

Very nice set! Thanks for sharing
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-30-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks for the picture! I think I'll try one more...

Thanks for the picture! I think I'll try one more pack before doing something invasive like removing that spring.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-30-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By VTHokiEE
Do you have (or know of a link to) a picture of...

Do you have (or know of a link to) a picture of the spring? This sounds like a good idea, but I can't open the camera yet with the remaining film in it. Of course I may find later today that the rest...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-30-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By VTHokiEE
I purchased two packs of Fuji FP-100c for testing...

I purchased two packs of Fuji FP-100c for testing (and will probably purchase a few more). I bought it from Amazon (to get it here quick), but next time it will be B&H or Freestyle.

I wish I could...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-29-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks for the tip and the offer. I sent you a PM.

Thanks for the tip and the offer. I sent you a PM.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-29-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By VTHokiEE
Darn, I took a shot earlier and two pictures...

Darn, I took a shot earlier and two pictures pulled out. This messed up a third by pulling the negative off without the rest of the image. I opened the back to clear out the rest of that half shot. I...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-29-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks for the idea, I've started looking into it...

Thanks for the idea, I've started looking into it and may I can hack a Polaroid Cloud filter to work? I suppose I should say that with the dial all the way to lighten the images look correctly...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-29-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By VTHokiEE
My New Toy (Polaroid 250)!

My wife's Grandmother gave me her old Polaroid 250 Land Camera. After modding a battery holder for the battery compartment, I was able to take a few test shots. Unfortunately it tends to under...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-19-2014
Replies: 385
Views: 65,157
Posted By VTHokiEE
Cost is the only one... But I don't have a full...

Cost is the only one... But I don't have a full frame DSLR at the moment for the same reason...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2014
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,197
Posted By VTHokiEE
Bronica SQ-A, Kodak...

Bronica SQ-A, Kodak Ektar

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8587/15400397844_1065b3d43d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/psT4JL)
Sailboat Sunrise (https://flic.kr/p/psT4JL) by VTHokiEE06...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-10-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,692
Posted By VTHokiEE
My Bessa R's window over the frame count fell...

My Bessa R's window over the frame count fell into the body, and I (stupidly) left it there. Eventually it worked it's way down and destroyed my shutter. I had plenty of time to get the piece out,...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-02-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 16,996
Posted By VTHokiEE
My prayers go out to Stewart and his wife.

My prayers go out to Stewart and his wife.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-01-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,998
Posted By VTHokiEE
You can also click You -> Organize -> Select All...

You can also click You -> Organize -> Select All - > Drag into Window - > Permissions - > Change Licensing

This way you can set everything you have previously uploaded if you aren't certain.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 7,986
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5292/5462496331_401...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5292/5462496331_401290aee9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9jGHRe)
Resting (https://flic.kr/p/9jGHRe) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-03-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By VTHokiEE
Great, thanks a lot. I'll keep a hold of them and...

Great, thanks a lot. I'll keep a hold of them and hopefully get to them sooner rather than later :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-31-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks, I'll carve some time too look through...

Thanks, I'll carve some time too look through them then. I wasn't certain if the data would apply to current films. I'll try to post a picture later of them.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-31-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By VTHokiEE
Picked up some books... usefulness?

I was torn on what sub-forum to place this in, but since the books are mainly darkroom related I thought that I'd post here.

In a local deal I was given a handful of binders and books -

Kodak...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-31-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 7,230
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'd love to try some of the contax G glass...

I'd love to try some of the contax G glass someday, but so far no hacked lenses for me.

How far out does the helios focus on a nikon? I'd thought about picking one up.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 10-22-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By VTHokiEE
I like them as well, nice work.

I like them as well, nice work.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-21-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 4,477
Posted By VTHokiEE
I have a "relatively" local camera shop that...

I have a "relatively" local camera shop that develops all my 35mm color. Walgreens and Walmart usually had issues and at least Walgreens was more expensive anyways...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,293
Posted By VTHokiEE
Olympus EP1, 14-42mm...

Olympus EP1, 14-42mm lens

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3931/15504320706_5512d17a00_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pC4Gof)
IR Beach Sunrise (https://flic.kr/p/pC4Gof) by VTHokiEE06...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By VTHokiEE
I have used the 85 1.8 AF-S with a N90s, but I...

I have used the 85 1.8 AF-S with a N90s, but I believe it was on Fuji Neopan 1600. The majority of the roll was indoors snaps of my kid though so I'm not certain how much you would gain about the...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-30-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,799
Posted By VTHokiEE
In as well, good luck to them!

In as well, good luck to them!
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-30-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,770
Posted By VTHokiEE
My thoughts exactly, but maybe, just maybe it...

My thoughts exactly, but maybe, just maybe it would cause a Mamiya 6/7 sell off and then I could get one of those :D
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 09-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,264
Posted By VTHokiEE
I never really paid much attention to the Samsung...

I never really paid much attention to the Samsung NX line, but this looks pretty neat, if for no other reason than maybe someone else will give it a go. If it really is real and offered in select...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-25-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 11,973
Posted By VTHokiEE
Hopefully this doesn't sidetrack the...

Hopefully this doesn't sidetrack the conversation, but how was the manual focus of the earlier models? I would think that'd be a pretty essential aspect of the feature, regardless of the name ;).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-19-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By VTHokiEE
Potential "New" CineStill MF Film (800T)

I saw this on JCH and thought people might be interested:

http://cinestillfilm.com/

A little pricey for me at first glance (and I've never shot with a tungsten balanced film so I'd worry I'd mess...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-17-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 7,781
Posted By VTHokiEE
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-16-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very nice work!

Very nice work!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-15-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,292
Posted By VTHokiEE
FWIW, I sold a chrome FM2 on ebay recently for...

FWIW, I sold a chrome FM2 on ebay recently for $160(ish) plus shipping.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 6,240
Posted By VTHokiEE
I've always wanted the 50mm f1.2, hopefully...

I've always wanted the 50mm f1.2, hopefully someday I'll grab one. Nice post!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2014
Replies: 623
Views: 140,700
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3704/13488418615_b8...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3704/13488418615_b867d8c862_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mxVEVD)
The Tractor (https://flic.kr/p/mxVEVD) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-09-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By VTHokiEE
Thanks a lot for the info, I didn't know what was...

Thanks a lot for the info, I didn't know what was going on behind the scenes. Why does the transparency trick capture a wider density range? Why not always do that?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-08-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,589
Posted By VTHokiEE
I always have to do this on my Epson, but I...

I always have to do this on my Epson, but I haven't felt the need on my ScanDual IV. Of course everyone's tastes differ.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-05-2014
Replies: 190
Views: 28,697
Posted By VTHokiEE
Wow, that's really neat.

Wow, that's really neat.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-05-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'm like 95% certain there is a setting under the...

I'm like 95% certain there is a setting under the file save properties that says "Overwrite any files with same name." I'm at work so I can't completely confirm, but here is a link that shows what I...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-04-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'm thinking I may give Ilford a try, I've...

I'm thinking I may give Ilford a try, I've requested a test print in an attempt to make certain my screen is calibrated. Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,046
Posted By VTHokiEE
Completely agree with this statement, and I fall...

Completely agree with this statement, and I fall into the too novice to make a meaningful critique of images group. I do prefer to have some white space surrounding an image instead of an image that...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-31-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By VTHokiEE
I've thought about this, trying to decide is...

I've thought about this, trying to decide is using a service may be a more cost effective route since I don't print a lot.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-31-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By VTHokiEE
Printing BW... Blue Tint :(

I've recently attempted to print some black and white pictures and my Canon iX6820 doesn't print a neutral black, there is a blue tint. I've read up a decent amount about this and it occurs because...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 10,006
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6026/5888909637_e3f...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6026/5888909637_e3fec561df_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9YocEM)
Mount Rainier
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2014
Replies: 3,025
Views: 480,502
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5579/14944964221_bc...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5579/14944964221_bcdbf78049_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oLCRbV)
Superman (https://flic.kr/p/oLCRbV) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: RFF News 08-18-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 131,748
Posted By VTHokiEE
Not certain how everyone else feels about this,...

Not certain how everyone else feels about this, but on other sites users have the ability to "like" a post. I think this would be a neat feature for W/NW threads where I really like a picture, but I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,579
Posted By VTHokiEE
Do most standard labs offer this? I've never had...

Do most standard labs offer this? I've never had it done and I think I may give it a chance.



I have a feeling my current vision is closer to this. I think I'll shoot a "test" roll, but my inkling...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2014
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,714
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5551/14762680690_03...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5551/14762680690_035bd09be2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ouwADq)
Keep Off Wall (https://flic.kr/p/ouwADq) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,579
Posted By VTHokiEE
Expired Film... toss or use?

I picked up a bulk loader and film cassettes on craigslist and the guy gave me a handful of extra random stuff. Part of the package was 9 rolls of expired film (no idea how expired, but I'd guess a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,747
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5321/9175485195_c6c...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5321/9175485195_c6c39a6b2b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eYNL5B)
Telus (https://flic.kr/p/eYNL5B) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-31-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,763
Posted By VTHokiEE
Very nice, I really like my SQ-A. I'll post a few...

Very nice, I really like my SQ-A. I'll post a few shots when I get a chance. They are a real good value in medium format.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2014
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,714
Posted By VTHokiEE
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3884/14762248505_c9...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3884/14762248505_c9472fc0fa_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ouuoaX)
No Parking (https://flic.kr/p/ouuoaX) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,747
Posted By VTHokiEE
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https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5143/5701008957_c80bfd3637_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9FMakT)
Doorway (https://flic.kr/p/9FMakT) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-22-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By VTHokiEE
Wow, I had no idea the WLF went for that much (If...

Wow, I had no idea the WLF went for that much (If I ever sell my SQA I'll have to part it out, seems like the parts are worth more than the whole). Have you simply looked for a body on eBay or...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,747
Posted By VTHokiEE
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https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2661/4148059472_44d5e6c462_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7jxTyL)
Picnic at Longwood (https://flic.kr/p/7jxTyL) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By VTHokiEE
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https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2917/14458688289_d6e4754962_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o2Eyi8)
The Encroaching Dune (https://flic.kr/p/o2Eyi8) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-16-2014
Replies: 12,080
Views: 4,436,747
Posted By VTHokiEE
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https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3907/14435377137_382d21e150_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nZB5GH)
Summer Road Trip #2 (https://flic.kr/p/nZB5GH) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-25-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By VTHokiEE
There is a slight potential that the needle is...

There is a slight potential that the needle is bent. My needle was bent on an FE2, simple fix for my repairman, but the needle wouldn't go beyond 1/500 (IIRC).

Can you do a simple test such as...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-25-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By VTHokiEE
I doubt it needs film, but it probably needs to...

I doubt it needs film, but it probably needs to have the frame counter at 1 (or later).
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,221
Posted By VTHokiEE
The only times I've been able to blame the...

The only times I've been able to blame the equipment were when the equipment was failing (light leak, shutter failure, etc). The vast majority of the time the fault lies with me.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-25-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,682
Posted By VTHokiEE
The Olympus Mju II does as well.

The Olympus Mju II does as well.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-25-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,112
Posted By VTHokiEE
Count me in as well!

Count me in as well!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-21-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 8,395
Posted By VTHokiEE
I could never own a camera without a lens, it'd...

I could never own a camera without a lens, it'd kill me ;). Hope you enjoy the camera!

An aside, why is the R8 (and maybe R9) so large? I never looked at them before this thread.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-02-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'll check them out thanks!

I'll check them out thanks!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 06-02-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By VTHokiEE
That's a very interesting idea. Thanks!

That's a very interesting idea. Thanks!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-31-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By VTHokiEE
Replacement Satchel Shoulder Strap?

I posted this in another thread, but I'm not certain many people saw it so I'm reposting it as a separate thread.

I purchased a bag from the LeftOverStudio on etsy.com, one of their large satchel...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-30-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 8,931
Posted By VTHokiEE
I purchased one of their large satchel camera...

I purchased one of their large satchel camera bags intending to use it as a bag for my medium format gear. Of course things never go as planned and I've used it almost exclusively as a carry on for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-29-2014
Replies: 1,305
Views: 336,198
Posted By VTHokiEE
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https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3728/14278558396_77f14d3581_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nKKkXj)
Observation Deck (https://flic.kr/p/nKKkXj) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-29-2014
Replies: 130
Views: 14,242
Posted By VTHokiEE
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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7208/14096510411_333272c312_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ntEiqX)
Tubing (https://flic.kr/p/ntEiqX) by VTHokiEE06 (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-10-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,351
Posted By VTHokiEE
Haha, almost spit out my coffee

Haha, almost spit out my coffee
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-02-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By VTHokiEE
I usually check eBay's sold listings to give me a...

I usually check eBay's sold listings to give me a ball park.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-02-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,876
Posted By VTHokiEE
This is tough, I would expect the repair to...

This is tough, I would expect the repair to warrantied for around 90 days. However, if a different part fails, as frustrating as that is, can you really blame the repair person or expect them to fix...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-02-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 8,394
Posted By VTHokiEE
Nice review and great pictures. I've always...

Nice review and great pictures. I've always wanted to pick up a panoramic camera, but I haven't stumbled upon one at the right price yet.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-25-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,416
Posted By VTHokiEE
I get this, buy why not pick up an R2a? That way...

I get this, buy why not pick up an R2a? That way you can at least use the lens sometimes and it would probably give you as much or more enjoyment then when you use the FE2...?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-24-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,416
Posted By VTHokiEE
My first thought was that it is time to let it...

My first thought was that it is time to let it go, but would you have any desire to use it on a camera like the Sony A7? If not then I'd let it go, if so I'd keep it and maybe pick up a FF non-Leica...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-23-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By VTHokiEE
If it is anything like DSLR super zooms it'll...

If it is anything like DSLR super zooms it'll have lost a stop somewhere around 50-60mm.

This is for the Nikon 18-300mm (http://www.bythom.com/Nikkor18-300lensreview.htm):

18mm = f/3.5
28mm =...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-22-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 4,533
Posted By VTHokiEE
I'm pretty certain that both converters keep the...

I'm pretty certain that both converters keep the original aperture. I thinks that's why the TCL has a large front element. I haven't really followed them too closely though because I don't own an...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-22-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,735
Posted By VTHokiEE
This isn't Tri-X, its some left over Neopan 1600...

This isn't Tri-X, its some left over Neopan 1600 @1000. I was much happier with the results:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2906/13958620162_46c3bf90f0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ngtzsS)
Beach...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-21-2014
Replies: 421
Views: 79,873
Posted By VTHokiEE
Rebuilding the...

Rebuilding the beach

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7203/13957360164_ce0f427371_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ngn7UL)
Beach Renourishment #2 (https://flic.kr/p/ngn7UL) by VTHokiEE06...
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