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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By p.giannakis
I can't help you with your question but what I...

I can't help you with your question but what I can suggest is to use any old SLR lens as a magnifying glass and check from close. That will give you a better idea if it is fungus or not. The way I...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,709
Posted By p.giannakis
I love this one!

I love this one!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 555
Views: 52,165
Posted By p.giannakis
Minolta 9xi - Sigma AF 24 /f.28 Kodak T-Max400 in...

Minolta 9xi - Sigma AF 24 /f.28
Kodak T-Max400 in Rodinal...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1,135
Views: 243,846
Posted By p.giannakis
Nice symmetrical composition Erik.

Nice symmetrical composition Erik.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice - thank you.

Very nice - thank you.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,709
Posted By p.giannakis
Nice symmetry Erik !

Nice symmetry Erik !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
Replies: 183
Views: 11,948
Posted By p.giannakis
ilford HP5+ in HC110 Nikon...

ilford HP5+ in HC110
Nikon F5



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49312458631_0252feaca3_o.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Thank you! Leica IIc / Elmar 50f/3.5 Kodak...

Thank you!

Leica IIc / Elmar 50f/3.5
Kodak BW400CN
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mhJVWlF4M4o/XnZ-PXuosmI/AAAAAAAALZA/ydQu8njY8wcbpCzDn34lxEwDkoYj-9KLgCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/CNV00008.JPG
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 1,908
Posted By p.giannakis
Oh.. be carefull - you are going down a slippery...

Oh.. be carefull - you are going down a slippery road and you won't stop untill you have all 4 of them :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 1,908
Posted By p.giannakis
If your heart is set to the S2(b) then go for it....

If your heart is set to the S2(b) then go for it. Even if you don't like it you will still be able to sell it for good money as these cameras seems to be holding their value.
A friend has the Aria...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Zenit 12XP - Takumar 50 f/1.4 Kodak Tri-X...

Zenit 12XP - Takumar 50 f/1.4
Kodak Tri-X (commercially developed)


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-crFY0oRfQts/XnU1n9KtrkI/AAAAAAAALYg/xlFTmh3QqHkyymFMszzWVkOQOAB4a91RgCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11810sm.JPG
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,709
Posted By p.giannakis
That is some great portrait Erik. Very nicely...

That is some great portrait Erik. Very nicely composed and the bokeh of the Elmar surprises me pleasantly.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,709
Posted By p.giannakis
Oh wow, this is beautiful.

Oh wow, this is beautiful.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 1,908
Posted By p.giannakis
Have a look...

Have a look here:
https://www.photo.net/discuss/threads/contax-s2b-or-leica-r6-2.457095/

Read the comment Gus Lazzari made - he is a well known camera repairer.
Forum: RFF News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By p.giannakis
It is true - it is official. From what it was...

It is true - it is official. From what it was announced it is effective at the early stages of the illness.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,795
Posted By p.giannakis
My oldest lens is a 1952 Elmar. Here is a sample...

My oldest lens is a 1952 Elmar. Here is a sample from it on Tri-X
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_VrVPauLGR6c/TRVgYcmkZ0I/AAAAAAAACgM/ApdKUSdcfM8/s1600/4975615435_21b4ef4a9c_z.jpg


I dont know if you can...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Lovely group portrait.

Lovely group portrait.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very tranquil landscape Erik.

Very tranquil landscape Erik.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
London - August 2019 Nikon F5 Ilford Hp5+ in...

London - August 2019
Nikon F5
Ilford Hp5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-u9u5RvwQ2NE/Xm1IWLNTRaI/AAAAAAAALXg/5DKU9eZp2JY0ZK-UD1FUoYhQj0Q-MZSdQCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11807sm.JPG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice pictures Lynn

Very nice pictures Lynn
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice ones!

Very nice ones!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautiful picture Helen, well done!

Beautiful picture Helen, well done!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland - August 2019 Nikon F5 ilford HP5+ in...

Poland - August 2019
Nikon F5
ilford HP5+ in HC110
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-h9TKDHgkqgw/XmwNlDijrmI/AAAAAAAALXU/VOSRirgE30g8cyGAaV6TsVikCc_N6T-nQCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11809sm.JPG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland - August 2019 Nikon F5 ilford HP5+ in...

Poland - August 2019
Nikon F5
ilford HP5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-DPL02Ge54Lk/XmlfQeCD2kI/AAAAAAAALW8/vZpPhQp8sfQzSzuB5AEcGe7d6QfvqVY5ACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11804rff.JPG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
I used to have the 2.8 version and I stupidly...

I used to have the 2.8 version and I stupidly sold it. Now I have the 3.5 version which is just as brilliant but with less distortion (but more vignetting).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Excellent shots Philipe- which version of the 28...

Excellent shots Philipe- which version of the 28 did you use?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Everything is just beautiful in this picture....

Everything is just beautiful in this picture. From the lady to the composition and the absence of the photographer in the reflection. Excellent, well done.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Nikon F5 ilford HP5+ in...

Nikon F5
ilford HP5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-5lLPu5t82oI/XmQnHDApYsI/AAAAAAAALV0/yRFQlV6_WsYEKOQsgEs_GSorLBc0c5t8gCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11801sm.JPG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Kodak T-Max400 in HC110 Nikon...

Kodak T-Max400 in HC110
Nikon F5


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dh5gO3k_wG8/XmK_qVzLMRI/AAAAAAAALVo/CGjeoGLM2REit5C2eZSufTq3b25YKjwZgCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan10364.JPG
Forum: Zeiss Contax 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,114
Posted By p.giannakis
This way it does not create the picture on the...

This way it does not create the picture on the film upside down.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
If I was going to hazard a guess I would have...

If I was going to hazard a guess I would have said Florence. Excellent picture.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautiful picture Erik.

Beautiful picture Erik.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 930
Posted By p.giannakis
This is...

This is mine:

https://www.instagram.com/p.giannakis/?hl=en
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Great pictures. Well done

Great pictures. Well done
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,709
Posted By p.giannakis
These bring paintings of Pieter Bruegel in mind.

These bring paintings of Pieter Bruegel in mind.
Forum: Nikon RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 7,910
Posted By p.giannakis
This is sublime.

This is sublime.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,328,965
Posted By p.giannakis
Excellent portraits Toreno, I haven't seen your...

Excellent portraits Toreno, I haven't seen your work for some time now.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice one!

Very nice one!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Hi Erik, What is the matter with the Contax I?...

Hi Erik,
What is the matter with the Contax I? Many repair threads about them. Your shot seems very good.

Not sure about the lens used on my shot, i took this picture in 2011, the negative sheet...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Kodak Tmax in Rodinal Minolta 9xi...

Kodak Tmax in Rodinal
Minolta 9xi



https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-j9bkySTsIO0/XlrRnIeTI8I/AAAAAAAALU8/anHPuJ3iZIgreaqZCf14S-wcjjWXQxmmwCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/img044.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very, very nice Erik !

Very, very nice Erik !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Amazing, congratulations.

Amazing, congratulations.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice Erik !

Very nice Erik !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
This is beautifu, well done!!

This is beautifu, well done!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautifully composed, well done Erik!

Beautifully composed, well done Erik!
Forum: Chris Crawford 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 188
Views: 9,308
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautiful picture - well done!

Beautiful picture - well done!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By p.giannakis
There is a user in this forum called Erik Van...

There is a user in this forum called Erik Van Straten - he might know someone in Netherlands as he is having some of his own Leicas serviced.

Alternatively - Cameraworks are the experts in UK. Their...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
I love the tones on this one.

I love the tones on this one.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Thank you Erik - it is an old one from 2008.

Thank you Erik - it is an old one from 2008.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By p.giannakis
Zuzu, where do you live? People can give you...

Zuzu, where do you live? People can give you recommendations closer to home.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Nice one Larry.

Nice one Larry.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
ilford HP5+ Zenit...

ilford HP5+
Zenit 12XP


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-bmNGb-9DHfA/XlBYp4VWHYI/AAAAAAAALUE/uFsxAOLS40EA8Lt771SfXaeESbJsOydgACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan10786sm.JPG
Forum: RFF Polls 02-20-2020
Replies: 94
Views: 3,484
Posted By p.giannakis
Only use hood with my scratched lenses or lenses...

Only use hood with my scratched lenses or lenses that have the tedency to flare (i.e. Zuiko 50 f/1.4). With the rest ones (especialy some Tessars) i don't bother.

Ps. Some 50mm have a recessed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Nikon F5 ilford Hp5+ in...

Nikon F5
ilford Hp5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-HN4oYjtVG3w/XkxZ4Z7E7rI/AAAAAAAALT4/c-Q_EX51KLgWviFbvERc8ryqJgzvAd3KACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11798sm.JPG
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-18-2020
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,709
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice picture Erik - almost split in two...

Very nice picture Erik - almost split in two halves.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By p.giannakis
Are these two links of any...

Are these two links of any use?

https://daryo.com/element/leica-iii-teardown,HP19

And

https://m.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=ziAFgEsdl0Q
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-16-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland - November 2019 ilford HP5+ in HC110...

Poland - November 2019
ilford HP5+ in HC110 (Pushed to 800ASA)
Chinon CM4s - Pentax-M 35...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-16-2020
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,709
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice picture Erik !

Very nice picture Erik !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland - October 2019 Ilford HP5+ in HC110 Pentax...

Poland - October 2019
Ilford HP5+ in HC110
Pentax ME - Pentax-M 35...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Nikon F4 with Ais 28 f/2.8 ilford HP5+ in...

Nikon F4 with Ais 28 f/2.8
ilford HP5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/--1mZDmZIPpw/Xj3XlmCN0DI/AAAAAAAALRw/tgmz59ciBhsNiuQCgHcqVvtP82fzr2F9gCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11242.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-09-2020
Replies: 5,602
Views: 987,685
Posted By p.giannakis
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-t83tTsFkVVc/XkA0yxmSOUI...

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-t83tTsFkVVc/XkA0yxmSOUI/AAAAAAAALSU/ycMLopnRUGYvhGKc6AKDjgYZMLF1eHUjQCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/IMG_0381.JPG
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-08-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By p.giannakis
I used to have one of these for a...

I used to have one of these for a while:
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-HFdQr_dzW2w/TZ9la-CcSWI/AAAAAAAACns/hshACb0sWZg/s1600/camera.jpg

I was lucky enough to compare them with the yashica T4 and the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
ilford HP5+ in HC110 Nikon...

ilford HP5+ in HC110
Nikon F5


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-iPAgAKlLMsw/Xj3bDmqtP7I/AAAAAAAALR8/r35yNcxM43ET_QyT2ayuI7bvv--hzT55wCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11806.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-06-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By p.giannakis
I can't be sure but the swastika seems to be...

I can't be sure but the swastika seems to be engraved by laser. I can't see it very well on my mobile phone screen thought.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-06-2020
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By p.giannakis
What about the rangefinder patch? Maybe there is...

What about the rangefinder patch? Maybe there is in updated version coming? :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Lovely work, I like the way elmar draws light. I...

Lovely work, I like the way elmar draws light. I need to be using mine more.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice work

Very nice work
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By p.giannakis
You shouldn't have to go to such an extend of...

You shouldn't have to go to such an extend of keeping rice bags with you in the bag. If the film was stored properly throughout its time it shouldn't go moulded from one week to the other.

I just...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice composition Erik, well done!

Very nice composition Erik, well done!
Forum: Travel 02-03-2020
Replies: 226
Views: 9,874
Posted By p.giannakis
Great pictures - you should be very proud of...

Great pictures - you should be very proud of yourself.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-02-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Yashica T4 Kodak...

Yashica T4
Kodak BW400CN


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-w7hiSuPv3bI/Xjc5ijd38bI/AAAAAAAALQ8/yl1VjdHRwhkXtl1WAc7UeMsJXoAMtUJCACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/CNV00001.JPG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2020
Replies: 136
Views: 14,123
Posted By p.giannakis
So, did anyone managed to figure out which film...

So, did anyone managed to figure out which film is the ultrafine Xtreme 400?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-29-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
I find it always fascinating when something like...

I find it always fascinating when something like this happens. In a way it reconnects you with those people.
I had a similar experience when I realised that a charity calendar I bought has a picture...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-29-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
ilford HP5+ in HC110 Canon...

ilford HP5+ in HC110
Canon EOS-5


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-tE74V49yyOc/XjHslHvrXpI/AAAAAAAALQk/RHOlNcw0gdsPmeB9qjNyW1YbI0ZFjPAnwCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11250.JPG
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-28-2020
Replies: 146
Views: 14,900
Posted By p.giannakis
Love this one. It could have been taken back in...

Love this one. It could have been taken back in the 50s.
Forum: Travel 01-27-2020
Replies: 226
Views: 9,874
Posted By p.giannakis
Amazing pictures in this thread!

Amazing pictures in this thread!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-24-2020
Replies: 690
Views: 22,680
Posted By p.giannakis
Ilford HP5+ in HC110 Zenit 12XP - Takumar 50...

Ilford HP5+ in HC110
Zenit 12XP - Takumar 50 f/1.4


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-_-kkjxK1q0M/Xitnj0RjobI/AAAAAAAALQM/epOR3Xnu9z8j3IPOvJrf8GI7mHS41ZDgQCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11805.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-23-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland 2019 Ilford HP5+ in HC110 Nikon...

Poland 2019
Ilford HP5+ in HC110
Nikon F5

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-rL5fqjR_yWk/XiocVveahyI/AAAAAAAALP0/PvU6GndTblgrRe2w-AsLqcF89XqqG71zwCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11803.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2020
Replies: 511
Views: 41,577
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautiful picture

Beautiful picture
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland 2019 Ilford HP5+ in HC110 Nikon...

Poland 2019

Ilford HP5+ in HC110
Nikon F5



https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-8tm_66hITv8/Xii7romELtI/AAAAAAAALPY/bX6NNvOx7j4fDnOgJ1mFI0t4jLJKZrNVwCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11802.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice !

Very nice !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice work Erik, love the simplicity of it.

Very nice work Erik, love the simplicity of it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2020
Replies: 9,246
Views: 922,956
Posted By p.giannakis
Nothing photographic related. But I did buy a car.

Nothing photographic related. But I did buy a car.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By p.giannakis
I see you can buy it in 100ml bottles, that's 3...

I see you can buy it in 100ml bottles, that's 3 films for 1:9 dilution. Should be able to use it before it goes bad.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By p.giannakis
Internet wisdom says that the rollei rpx 400 is...

Internet wisdom says that the rollei rpx 400 is the closest to it. I have not tried it though so i cannot comment.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland - October 2019 Pentax-M 35 f/2.8 ilford...

Poland - October 2019

Pentax-M 35 f/2.8
ilford HP5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-nFrlFtwm8NI/XiTDm7axmTI/AAAAAAAALOk/BBTR_QrWXSgLz9CozyhBvU5qrIMU_GazQCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11408.JPG
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-18-2020
Replies: 1,438
Views: 482,068
Posted By p.giannakis
Erik, in case you haven't seen it already, there...

Erik, in case you haven't seen it already, there are quite a few videos online about how Stanley Kubrick used to compose his cinematography. I find them interesting although it is quite difficult to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-18-2020
Replies: 1,438
Views: 482,068
Posted By p.giannakis
Not really, the rule of thirds is the most often...

Not really, the rule of thirds is the most often referred to that is why I know it. Editorial pictures use this rule (especially when shooting landscapes) as it gives them plenty of space to write a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-18-2020
Replies: 1,438
Views: 482,068
Posted By p.giannakis
This is classic. Rule of thirds composition.

This is classic. Rule of thirds composition.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By p.giannakis
I read that shelf life is about 3-4 weeks once...

I read that shelf life is about 3-4 weeks once opene.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By p.giannakis
Thank you Charles, I will have to check it out,...

Thank you Charles, I will have to check it out, seems to be quite cheap developer to have. What dilution/time did you use?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By p.giannakis
Thanks everyone, I shot a roll some time ago...

Thanks everyone,


I shot a roll some time ago and developed it at 1:50 for 11 minutes but i wasn't happy with the results. Almost the whole roll cal out like this - quite muddy greys (and I have...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice !

Very nice !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Kodak BW400CN Canon EOS...

Kodak BW400CN
Canon EOS 5


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-OK0bdfkIgjA/XiIkBbCjfGI/AAAAAAAALOM/A4iWPuISFb4FWD10LRQnMa5gyhKbAdE1gCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11797.JPG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2020
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By p.giannakis
Which HC-110 dilution for Ilford Delta 400?

Hi all,

Managed to get some Ilford Delta 400 cheap so I will be shooting them soon. I am a long term HC110 devotee so I am wondering which dilution to use. Ilford suggests B but has anyone tried any...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-14-2020
Replies: 74
Views: 1,349
Posted By p.giannakis
I learned how to do split grade printing from...

I learned how to do split grade printing from YouTube videos. There was a steep learning curve but it worked well for the majority of the negatives. But when I tried to print more difficult negatives...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2020
Replies: 74
Views: 1,349
Posted By p.giannakis
Have you found that increasing the 5-filter time,...

Have you found that increasing the 5-filter time, greys from the 00-filter become darker? I am wondering if this is normal or there is something wrong with my filters. Not by much but I can notice it...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2020
Replies: 74
Views: 1,349
Posted By p.giannakis
In my limited experience of split grade printing,...

In my limited experience of split grade printing, it is the exposure with the 00 filter that affects the greys - the longer, the muddier.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2020
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By p.giannakis
I'm on the same boat with you on this, started...

I'm on the same boat with you on this, started printing on 8x10 and it does leave uneven space but I have a guillotine and this sorts it out.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By p.giannakis
For speeds below 1/45 the OM 4 reads of the film....

For speeds below 1/45 the OM 4 reads of the film. If you put some silver foil and for an indicated speed of about 1/15 it should close the shutter faster (because the foil is very reflective). That...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By p.giannakis
Just to check if I got it right. The meter...

Just to check if I got it right. The meter reading on the viewfinder shows one speed but it shoots with another (that agrees with spot metering)? Can you tape a piece of silver foil and see if the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By p.giannakis
Can you check the screws to see if the top plate...

Can you check the screws to see if the top plate has been taken off? Maybe the previous owner "fixed" it and the spot button is constantly pressed.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-11-2020
Replies: 305
Views: 45,533
Posted By p.giannakis
Minolta XD-7 w/ Sigma 28 f/2.8 Kodak Tri-X 400 in...

Minolta XD-7 w/ Sigma 28 f/2.8
Kodak Tri-X 400 in Rodinal

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-K9vcoqtIPM8/UlQl1HBf5OI/AAAAAAAADlA/mmtpvNCGvnU/s1600/195.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-10-2020
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,709
Posted By p.giannakis
Oh wow, this is fantastic. It reminds me the work...

Oh wow, this is fantastic. It reminds me the work Koudelka did with the gypsies. Excellent.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2020
Replies: 697
Views: 60,405
Posted By p.giannakis
Leica IIc - Elmar 50 f/3.5 Kodak...

Leica IIc - Elmar 50 f/3.5
Kodak BW400CN


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-oROTyBrlHk4/XhjxVy8QsQI/AAAAAAAALNs/ksSanBf1fTsGvN6T705Dkg1czLBgwvAnwCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11796.JPG
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,889
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautiful pictures rhl-oregon - congratulations.

Beautiful pictures rhl-oregon - congratulations.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice. I really enjoyed it.

Very nice. I really enjoyed it.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
June 2012 Minolta 9xi w/ AF 50 f/1.7 Kodak...

June 2012
Minolta 9xi w/ AF 50 f/1.7
Kodak T-Max 400 in Rodinal 1:100


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-vXwFW0U2fLM/XhZKOQXpW4I/AAAAAAAALNU/EogwIKXM5qkR-V7zn6qh9emQS1GhXv1qgCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/img117.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-08-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By p.giannakis
Never had one (I had an Ikoflex Ic) but it is...

Never had one (I had an Ikoflex Ic) but it is well documented how good camera it is. The only critisism is the focusing knob which tends to break ( and here how to repair it:...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-08-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,889
Posted By p.giannakis
https://live.staticflickr.com/5041/5253503823_40c1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5041/5253503823_40c1fc9f6a_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-08-2020
Replies: 126
Views: 13,528
Posted By p.giannakis
June 2012 Minolta 9xi w/ AF 50 f/1.7 Kodak...

June 2012

Minolta 9xi w/ AF 50 f/1.7

Kodak T-Max 400 in Rodinal 1:100


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-vXwFW0U2fLM/XhZKOQXpW4I/AAAAAAAALNU/EogwIKXM5qkR-V7zn6qh9emQS1GhXv1qgCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/img117.jpg
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-08-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By p.giannakis
Thanks Godfrey, I have quite a few issues at my...

Thanks Godfrey, I have quite a few issues at my parent's home in Athens that are from the 90s.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 01-07-2020
Replies: 175
Views: 42,321
Posted By p.giannakis
I spotted this on "Home Alone". Nikon...

I spotted this on "Home Alone". Nikon L35AF.


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-IKMKzjamMFA/XhT9Dpn-UZI/AAAAAAAALNI/Ql2_z4xoxhEY9BH1M-k1tzSDbtJOk0SWgCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Untitled.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-07-2020
Replies: 314
Views: 43,451
Posted By p.giannakis
Great play with lines leading the eye to the...

Great play with lines leading the eye to the biker.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,889
Posted By p.giannakis
Fantastic, well done.

Fantastic, well done.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,889
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautiful !

Beautiful !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2020
Replies: 1,025
Views: 158,274
Posted By p.giannakis
This is beautiful !

This is beautiful !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,889
Posted By p.giannakis
Kodak T-Max 400 in HC110 Nikon...

Kodak T-Max 400 in HC110
Nikon F4s


https://live.staticflickr.com/5831/29805823721_518e5d9a8c_z.jpg
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 01-05-2020
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By p.giannakis
Have a look here:...

Have a look here: https://www.cameramanuals.org/kodak_pdf/kodak_retina_s1.pdf


It is the manual for the S1 but i suspect it is the same lens thread size (32mm) .


Welcome onboard RFF !
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,889
Posted By p.giannakis
https://live.staticflickr.com/4092/5039297899_5415...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4092/5039297899_5415c44c14_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,889
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautiful picture Raid.

Beautiful picture Raid.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,889
Posted By p.giannakis
Edinburgh - February 2008 Coronet Deluxe 6x9 box...

Edinburgh - February 2008
Coronet Deluxe 6x9 box camera
Ilford FP4 Plus

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_VrVPauLGR6c/SA0OQ5oqTGI/AAAAAAAAA0Q/vML-5gyGDG0/s1600/Edinburgh+film+1+and+2+(5)-Edit.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,889
Posted By p.giannakis
October 2013 Kodak Tri-X in Rodinal (1:50) Canon...

October 2013
Kodak Tri-X in Rodinal (1:50)
Canon EOS 5 w/ EF 50 f/1.8

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-BFEVhhKAJrk/VT45GIwk2iI/AAAAAAAAF8w/tiFAdh2SxNY/s1600/study_room.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice one Erik!

Very nice one Erik!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Summer morning in front of the Opera House in the...

Summer morning in front of the Opera House in the city of Poznan.
ilford HP5+ in HC110
Nikon...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Wow, very striking image Larry!

Wow, very striking image Larry!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2020
Replies: 1,033
Views: 197,199
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland - August 2008 Kodak BW400CN Zenit...

Poland - August 2008
Kodak BW400CN
Zenit 12XP


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uu71LXcqrSQ/Xg_E2WVstJI/AAAAAAAALMY/Wa3IPHmn8eIji22qexzBbhjFIETUNGlmgCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11793sm.JPG
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-03-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By p.giannakis
Thanks Godfrey, that's helpful. Please let me...

Thanks Godfrey, that's helpful. Please let me know if they reply. An email I sent to them back in August was left unanswered.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-03-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By p.giannakis
Nope? No one?

Nope? No one?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2020
Replies: 1,033
Views: 197,199
Posted By p.giannakis
Thanks Erik, it is the 500G from the 70's. It has...

Thanks Erik, it is the 500G from the 70's. It has a nice tessar type lens which is very sharp. Unfortunately the retaining ring can come lose and the lens can wobble a bit - this affects it's...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2020
Replies: 1,033
Views: 197,199
Posted By p.giannakis
May 2009. Ricoh 500G - Kodak BW400...

May 2009.
Ricoh 500G - Kodak BW400 CN


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ERyI6GeMBzM/Xg9Ew0ePlII/AAAAAAAALLk/yxxF3tPmqsI26lmRblCshxV_SfFZ20PFgCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Photo33_31.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2020
Replies: 555
Views: 52,165
Posted By p.giannakis
Thanks Lynn, you have a nice street scene there...

Thanks Lynn, you have a nice street scene there yourself too. The little girl was showing her mother which ice cream she had and made a couple of jumps so I had a couple of chances to time it well.
I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2020
Replies: 555
Views: 52,165
Posted By p.giannakis
Pentax ME - Pentax-M 35 f/2.8 ilford HP5+ in...

Pentax ME - Pentax-M 35 f/2.8
ilford HP5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Ro5I4fuhEng/Xg78bBebEKI/AAAAAAAALLY/S_0_146QCfsX25ubxQu1BDFpjoW1B6PbACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan10830sm.JPG
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-02-2020
Replies: 32
Views: 2,114
Posted By p.giannakis
Nice one Erik.

Nice one Erik.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-02-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By p.giannakis
Practical Photography Issues (UK)

I know this might be a long shot but does anyone has any pdf files of Practical photography from the 90's? It was quite big back then. I know there are Popular photography issues on Google Books (US)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-01-2020
Replies: 220
Views: 7,535
Posted By p.giannakis
Have you seen the prices for a Yashica T4/5 ?...

Have you seen the prices for a Yashica T4/5 ? Unbelievable.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2020
Replies: 690
Views: 22,680
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice one Erik. ilford HP5+ in HC110 Nikon...

Very nice one Erik.


ilford HP5+ in HC110
Nikon F5
Poland - August...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-01-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By p.giannakis
In mine, the focusing ring rotates very smoothly...

In mine, the focusing ring rotates very smoothly but the aperture ring has some resistance to it but not too much. I always thought that it feels fine.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-30-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By p.giannakis
I never throw away negatives. Sometimes I go back...

I never throw away negatives. Sometimes I go back to old negatives and find pictures that I like (although I didn't like them back then).
Example: took some pictures in a local train station in 2008...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-30-2019
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,281
Posted By p.giannakis
Olympus OM4 - Zuiko 28 f/3.5 ilford HP5+ in...

Olympus OM4 - Zuiko 28 f/3.5
ilford HP5+ in...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-30-2019
Replies: 2,167
Views: 616,698
Posted By p.giannakis
Thanks Erik.

Thanks Erik.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-30-2019
Replies: 2,167
Views: 616,698
Posted By p.giannakis
The leatherette looks brown in this picture. Is...

The leatherette looks brown in this picture. Is it original? I haven't seen something similar before.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 4,223
Posted By p.giannakis
This has been a very fertile photographic year...

This has been a very fertile photographic year for me. It gave many pictures that I like and I hope that 2020 will be just as good. I find it difficult to say with certainty which picture is my...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-28-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 3,216
Posted By p.giannakis
Nice one Erik!

Nice one Erik!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,572
Posted By p.giannakis
Yes! I was meant to mention this. Also an X300 is...

Yes! I was meant to mention this. Also an X300 is a beautiful little camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,572
Posted By p.giannakis
A question like this opens up so many possible...

A question like this opens up so many possible aswers.

Personally i would stay clear from any camera that the hipster movement has elevated them to a cult status cameras - Yashica T4/5 and oly...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-27-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,373
Posted By p.giannakis
So many beautiful pictures in here. Makes me...

So many beautiful pictures in here.
Makes me wanting to start using the FP4.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Nikon F5 ilford HP5+ in...

Nikon F5
ilford HP5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-sIP-xcCg3qo/XgU1RD07C0I/AAAAAAAALJ4/7ea2tkFQUesRwsnex5w7jMXIx82sFhPnQCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan10745SM.JPG
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-24-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By p.giannakis
Yongnuo 35 f/2 - Anyone using them?

I've been tempted by this cheap 35 f2. Is (or has) anyone using one of these? What's your comments on it?
Please no speculation, user comments only.

Thanks.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 801
Posted By p.giannakis
Fed-3b w/ Soligor 35 f/2.8 Kodak TMax 400 in...

Fed-3b w/ Soligor 35 f/2.8
Kodak TMax 400 in Rodinal

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ZoyXmkrK-yE/TxbXuEzOhFI/AAAAAAAAC0U/mLEtb76FYpY/s1600/painter_s.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Here is one - OM4 with the 28...

Here is one - OM4 with the 28 f/3.5


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-UaRpMZ1wpiA/Xf6PH_W9ZHI/AAAAAAAALJE/6hy3vBFaxQkUQtMY8Fc8zHTTLVeSe36pACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan10048sm.JPG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Lovely picture. I also have the zuiko 28 3.5 and...

Lovely picture. I also have the zuiko 28 3.5 and I like it a lot.


Thank you Erik, your comments are always appreciated.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Nikon F5 ilford HP5+ in...

Nikon F5
ilford HP5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Q6dIRXCU32s/Xf1KaKrmsRI/AAAAAAAALI4/QKsfOC-0h8AnHPaTGrFk5-EzK4JGhoU3gCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan10484sm.JPG
Forum: Travel 12-17-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 3,843
Posted By p.giannakis
Me too, i only shoot film. Make sure you have...

Me too, i only shoot film. Make sure you have plenty of it and good set of batteries.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-17-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By p.giannakis
So, on one hand we have one guy with a cap inside...

So, on one hand we have one guy with a cap inside his car saying that someone told him that Olympus is shutting in 8 months and on the other hand we have Olympus officially refuting those...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-16-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 4,230
Posted By p.giannakis
August 2018 - Poland Kodak T-Max 400 In HC-110 ...

August 2018 - Poland
Kodak T-Max 400 In HC-110
Nikon F5


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-QEEVRKFW4vE/W692wlv3boI/AAAAAAAAJ54/V0q-eF2Q6P4OoXodtbt7sWV-Lw9gTCF0ACLcBGAs/s1600/Scan11072.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-16-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 4,230
Posted By p.giannakis
Kodak TMax 400 in...

Kodak TMax 400 in HC-110


https://live.staticflickr.com/5045/30112646241_5b4787859f_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2019
Replies: 167
Views: 13,398
Posted By p.giannakis
Chinon CM4s - Pentax-M 35 f/2.8 Ilford HP5 Plus...

Chinon CM4s - Pentax-M 35 f/2.8
Ilford HP5 Plus in HC110 pushed to 800

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-cgCVnQv94lM/XckUrCwO5PI/AAAAAAAALCI/-YiS2LnOYLgZUuKi0GD5GHaXj5UWL7wlwCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11777.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-15-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 7,682
Posted By p.giannakis
I had one of these. They were going out of style...

I had one of these. They were going out of style in the 80's and we used to call them chopper bikes. The bigger seat made wheelies easy. Mine was replaced by an ESKA bike which came straight from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-13-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland - July 2017 Ilford Delta 400 in HC110 ...

Poland - July 2017
Ilford Delta 400 in HC110
Nikon F5


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NY5MelC4hUg/XfQMJj143fI/AAAAAAAALIg/3IIL9frp5xASuJLdC2MtGNgvUB5L2iWrwCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan10746sm.JPG
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-13-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 7,682
Posted By p.giannakis
I remember seeing this picture years ago. I loved...

I remember seeing this picture years ago. I loved it the moment I saw it and still think it is a classic.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-12-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,576
Posted By p.giannakis
I was hoping you would say that. I don't think I...

I was hoping you would say that. I don't think I have this amount of money anyway.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-11-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,576
Posted By p.giannakis
Oh, is there a reason?

Oh, is there a reason?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-11-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,576
Posted By p.giannakis
I can't complain either - over a period of 10...

I can't complain either - over a period of 10 years my wife bought me a Leica IIc and some years back I got a Nikon F5 (she found it bookmarked on eBay).
I have an F6 on my watch list for some years...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
I love the light in this one.

I love the light in this one.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Olympus OM4 - Zuiko 28 f/3.5 ilford HP5+ in...

Olympus OM4 - Zuiko 28 f/3.5
ilford HP5+ in HC110


https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-52JPbI2G47M/XfFg_P79zgI/AAAAAAAALIQ/gVabUEa8xroiPgMyOco2CWJNrEXSe0cMACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/Scan11693.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 7,682
Posted By p.giannakis
I have the F4s, F5, F90x and F80. * F90x:...

I have the F4s, F5, F90x and F80.

* F90x: brilliant camera, always delivers. Shame that it is a noisy little bugger: shutter, mirror and advance are all noisy.

F80: a small and likeable camera,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By p.giannakis
Why to do that? I knew what the problem was and...

Why to do that? I knew what the problem was and using film showed me that it was getting worst.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-09-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 14,362
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautiful image Huss. Congratulations!

Beautiful image Huss. Congratulations!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By p.giannakis
In my experience this is so erratic that is very...

In my experience this is so erratic that is very difficult to reproduce. In my MX it started with a blank frame every two films but it progressivly got worst to the point that i had 2 blank frames...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By p.giannakis
The erratic problem of opening the shutter but...

The erratic problem of opening the shutter but not moving the mirror up is something that was happening to my Pentax MX. The CLA did not sort it out but that's another story...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-07-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,587
Posted By p.giannakis
I always liked the Ricoh lenses. I have quite a...

I always liked the Ricoh lenses. I have quite a few good pics from a 500G and then I got a pancake 50f/2 for peanuts that stayed for years on a Pentax ME. Lovely optics and very cheap.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-07-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Szczecin, May 2007 Yashica T4 Kodak...

Szczecin, May 2007
Yashica T4
Kodak BW400CN


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Zenit 12XP - Helios 58 f/2 (Wide open) Fomapan...

Zenit 12XP - Helios 58 f/2 (Wide open)
Fomapan 400 in Rodinal


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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-05-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 6,346
Posted By p.giannakis
Poland - April 2019 ilford HP5+ in...

Poland - April 2019
ilford HP5+ in HC110


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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-04-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By p.giannakis
I had the same issue with my first OM1n...

I had the same issue with my first OM1n



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The late Micheal Spencer did...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-04-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,891
Posted By p.giannakis
Exaktas are beautifully made cameras but they...

Exaktas are beautifully made cameras but they need servicing as the lubricants tend to dry and seize. I had a VX1000 and was a nice...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
The original parts of the bridge (the curved...

The original parts of the bridge (the curved ones) were built in 1905 but it was blown up in second world war and rebuild during the PRL. It is more famous as young lovers engrave padlocks with...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-03-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
The Biskupa Jordana bridge in Poznan, Poland -...

The Biskupa Jordana bridge in Poznan, Poland - October 2019
ilford HP5+ in HC110
Pentax ME - Pentax-M 35...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-03-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
This is beautifully composed!

This is beautifully composed!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2019
Replies: 690
Views: 22,680
Posted By p.giannakis
Good point actually - i googled online to see...

Good point actually - i googled online to see what "SOTC" means on her flag and is a travel agency but the word SOTC also refers to the process of curling your hair. :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2019
Replies: 690
Views: 22,680
Posted By p.giannakis
London - August 2019 Nikon F5 ilford HP5+ in...

London - August 2019
Nikon F5
ilford HP5+ in HC110


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Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2019
Replies: 9,246
Views: 922,956
Posted By p.giannakis
I was the lucky who claimed it. Here is a pic of...

I was the lucky who claimed it.

Here is a pic of it.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-1t8FRn80eX4/Vn6aaVLtLQI/AAAAAAAAHIU/DHiei4l7SeU/s1600/IMG_6152.JPG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-03-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Very nice Erik !

Very nice Erik !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2019
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,335
Posted By p.giannakis
Beautiful Larry!

Beautiful Larry!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By p.giannakis
I did manage to find the picture: It is this one...

I did manage to find the picture: It is this one taken by Bruno Barbey. It is in the same...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-01-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,421
Posted By p.giannakis
As much as I like T-Max 400, I have switched to...

As much as I like T-Max 400, I have switched to HP5+ for the last couple of years. For 50 I get 10 Ilford and only 7 T-Max (that's 100 shots more for my money). And the Ilford is a good film. If...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-30-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By p.giannakis
Thanks everyone, Poland is a very photogenic...

Thanks everyone, Poland is a very photogenic country, I am looking forward to my next trip next year.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By p.giannakis
Thank you! :) Quite a few of them actually - if...

Thank you! :)
Quite a few of them actually - if you go on my blog i have a note regarding what gear was used for every on of them.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By p.giannakis
https://live.staticflickr.com/2933/14288116339_ce7...

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https://...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By p.giannakis
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By p.giannakis
(Part Two) My Trips To Poland (2007-2019)

This is the second (and final) set of pictures from my 12 years trips to Poland. I hope you enjoy it.

Edit: First part can be found here:...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By p.giannakis
Thanks guys, I am in the process of preparing the...

Thanks guys, I am in the process of preparing the second part of this series.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-27-2019
Replies: 3,769
Views: 727,281
Posted By p.giannakis
I've got...

I've got these:
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The 2 is my favourite.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By p.giannakis
Thank you Elia for your comments, Polish people...

Thank you Elia for your comments, Polish people are proud of their cities and seem to be taking good care of them.



Thank you very much! I wish I knew how to expose film that well too, I am lucky...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By p.giannakis
Thank you very much Erik, that is high praise...

Thank you very much Erik, that is high praise indeed.
Once I found a picture in Magnum Archives taken in that street - I think it was Bruno Barbey but I am not sure. I cannot find it now on their...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By p.giannakis
https://live.staticflickr.com/8024/7319112332_ceb8...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By p.giannakis
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