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Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 7,586
Posted By chipgreenberg
I've mostly been an Ektar 100 shooter but lately...

I've mostly been an Ektar 100 shooter but lately have been getting into the huge dynamic range, extended highlight detail and pastel pallet of Portra...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,403
Posted By chipgreenberg
Do you need the light meter? KEH has a nice...

Do you need the light meter? KEH has a nice cosmetic , meter not working M5 for $668
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,672
Posted By chipgreenberg
Bill I sold my commercial studio right at the...

Bill I sold my commercial studio right at the cusp of the digital onslaught. It might have been a blessing for news photographers, I bet not so much for product illustrators like I was. 99.9% of...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,379
Posted By chipgreenberg
You got a lot of good advise here. While...

You got a lot of good advise here. While portraits can be done, 4x5 is a great tool for landscape/ cityscape /architecture/ macro. The movements really give you control over the plane of focus....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 160
Views: 5,744
Posted By chipgreenberg
I think they do take advantage. Of course there...

I think they do take advantage. Of course there are other options out there for you now.

I have a pair of Leica Ultravid binoculars. They are comparably priced, actually a bit less expensive than...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 3,138
Posted By chipgreenberg
Anybody besides me worry about radiation over...

Anybody besides me worry about radiation over time?

I have about 10 rolls in a lead bag.

Chip who wears a tin foil hat (only kidding)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 356
Views: 33,604
Posted By chipgreenberg
https://live.staticflickr.com/7812/40477787383_d52...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7812/40477787383_d524498a89_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24ETeXV)Red stairs sm (https://flic.kr/p/24ETeXV) by Chip Greenberg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 356
Views: 33,604
Posted By chipgreenberg
https://live.staticflickr.com/7876/47404290492_e9c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7876/47404290492_e9c027c140_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fdXo2j)T or C door 8 copy (https://flic.kr/p/2fdXo2j) by Chip Greenberg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 356
Views: 33,604
Posted By chipgreenberg
https://live.staticflickr.com/7903/46542007005_0fb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7903/46542007005_0fb9da3227_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dUKXbD)T or C door copy (https://flic.kr/p/2dUKXbD) by Chip Greenberg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,384
Posted By chipgreenberg
how poorly the film industry markets their products

That's really true Ted. I'm not sure how the "Average" person would do it if they wanted to try film. Maybe the'd be a Lomo customer?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,384
Posted By chipgreenberg
I was out with my Minolta Autocord and got, "Hey,...

I was out with my Minolta Autocord and got, "Hey, is that a Hasselblad?" I was taken a bit by surprise. I've used Hasselblads in the past. I guess this is common. There's a thread on Photrio
ITAH>...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By chipgreenberg
I admire black and white work but don't even try....

I admire black and white work but don't even try. I just don't see that way either

Chip
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,483
Posted By chipgreenberg
Bill I was a still life shooter and still work...

Bill I was a still life shooter and still work that way. Almost everything is on a tripod. Careful framing, focus, etc.

There was a thread a bit back that I was too busy to jump in. The OP didn't...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-16-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By chipgreenberg
If you can get chrome film and have it developed...

If you can get chrome film and have it developed that's the best way to take all other imaging chains out of the equation. Professional scans can also adjust based on the films exposure and might...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-12-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By chipgreenberg
Ian I've used it in color, not B/W. The lab sold...

Ian I've used it in color, not B/W. The lab sold it as premium, I had a great shot, thought I'd try something different I have a calibrated monitor and definitely had to boost the contract...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,149
Posted By chipgreenberg
Nice work as usually Colton. You really have...

Nice work as usually Colton. You really have some interesting cameras.

My dad had a Medalist when I was growing up. Unfortunately he sold it. I shouldn't complain though, I got the...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-11-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By chipgreenberg
Steve I've done done a bunch from...

Steve I've done done a bunch from aspencreekphoto.com White base/ semi gloss. The quality is very good. I typically prefer conventional framing. It's expensive. I think that's why galleries...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 969
Posted By chipgreenberg
Millennials are not in control. Facebook, Google...

Millennials are not in control. Facebook, Google et al are in control. Millennials either think they are in control, or don't know or care about the privacy they are giving up.

Unless you take...
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,631
Posted By chipgreenberg
No problem for me. Makes for pleasant surprises....

No problem for me. Makes for pleasant surprises. Usually.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-28-2019
Replies: 434
Views: 33,300
Posted By chipgreenberg
https://live.staticflickr.com/7902/33623447318_74a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7902/33623447318_74af9676d4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TebXsW)old town window2 (https://flic.kr/p/TebXsW) by Chip Greenberg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-23-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,123
Posted By chipgreenberg
Yup..that's where I learned about it. Meanwhile...

Yup..that's where I learned about it.

Meanwhile right now its more want than need. I have a piece of [email protected] Cullman. But I shoot a TLR. Normal lends. Light camera. No vibration. Don't raise the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-23-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,123
Posted By chipgreenberg
I dunno. I've been eyeing this. Well...

I dunno. I've been eyeing this. Well established and less...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-22-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By chipgreenberg
Great job Colton. I always enjoy your work. You...

Great job Colton. I always enjoy your work. You have a great sense of design and color
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-01-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By chipgreenberg
Can you post an example of what you don't like?

Can you post an example of what you don't like?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-01-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,854
Posted By chipgreenberg
https://live.staticflickr.com/7902/33623447318_74a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7902/33623447318_74af9676d4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TebXsW)old town window2 (https://flic.kr/p/TebXsW) by Chip Greenberg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 960
Posted By chipgreenberg
Agreed! When photography paid the bills, and I...

Agreed!

When photography paid the bills, and I would talk shop with my friends, we'd usually talk about "How did you do it?" NOT "What did you do it with?"
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-15-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 960
Posted By chipgreenberg
While lack of unlimited funds is certainly a...

While lack of unlimited funds is certainly a factor..this is where I'm at now. I have limited time. So I limit my photography to a camera and a style.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 960
Posted By chipgreenberg
Bellows compensation. Are movements involved? A...

Bellows compensation. Are movements involved? A K1000 with a built in meter is certainly easier!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 960
Posted By chipgreenberg
No. I had a great time exploring new gear. Just...

No. I had a great time exploring new gear. Just decided I didn't nee any the end of the day
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 960
Posted By chipgreenberg
Interring Tim. I post this to see what others...

Interring Tim. I post this to see what others think, but my GAS was cured. For now.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 960
Posted By chipgreenberg
Are good images the antidote for GAS?

A few months back I wanted to try shooting with a new “look.” Part of this aesthetic was effectively using out of focus areas in my images. I’ve never been a wide open -bokeh guy. I started doing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,605
Posted By chipgreenberg
Hi Steve: Yes that's the place. I shoot color...

Hi Steve:

Yes that's the place. I shoot color so may try them. At least I'll find out what they use to scan and discuss my preferences. If I can avoid mailing film so much the better.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,605
Posted By chipgreenberg
Could well be, but as long as there is a market...

Could well be, but as long as there is a market I'm happy even if it's different from what it used to be
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,605
Posted By chipgreenberg
I'll second this. I've been using the FIND lab. ...

I'll second this. I've been using the FIND lab. They are owned and run by young people. They understand websites, social media. They do a great job scanning, deliver my files for download and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-07-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,854
Posted By chipgreenberg
Portra 400 / Minolta Autocord. Old Church...

Portra 400 / Minolta Autocord. Old Church Albuquerque old Town

https://live.staticflickr.com/7838/47500214571_66b2946d24_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fnr1UK)old church (https://flic.kr/p/2fnr1UK) by...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-30-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By chipgreenberg
Yes Raid, I did.

Yes Raid, I did.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-30-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By chipgreenberg
Scans from The Find lab

I just got back my second roll of Portra from the Find lab and I'm very impressed. FYI I have no affiliation with the lab.

These are my first couple rolls of Porta. Previously I've shot Ektar,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-30-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,854
Posted By chipgreenberg
Here's one from my second roll of...

Here's one from my second roll of Portra

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7838/32553864727_1879b0f5c4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RAF4PM)old town window (https://flic.kr/p/RAF4PM) by Chip Greenberg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-30-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,854
Posted By chipgreenberg
From the same shoot. Porta 400 /Minolta...

From the same shoot. Porta 400 /Minolta Autocord

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7888/46734118494_ede7c1647a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ecJzeG)door copy (https://flic.kr/p/2ecJzeG) by Chip Greenberg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-30-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,854
Posted By chipgreenberg
Thank you so much Albireo. Very little was...

Thank you so much Albireo. Very little was changed in Photoshop. I'm very happy with these scans...first group from The Find Lab, which I'm going to post about. First roll of Portra as well

Here...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-28-2019
Replies: 932
Views: 225,854
Posted By chipgreenberg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7814/32515461657_45...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7814/32515461657_45ba2a0af2_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RxheVT)LP doorway copy (https://flic.kr/p/RxheVT) by Chip Greenberg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,353
Posted By chipgreenberg
Agreed. I'm not talking about skilled action...

Agreed. I'm not talking about skilled action photography. I had a friend who used to shoot the US Open before auto focus. /did he burn a lot of film? Sure. Was he anticipating and waiting for the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,353
Posted By chipgreenberg
Agreed on both points D

Agreed on both points D
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,353
Posted By chipgreenberg
I don't know Cal. NYC has always been expensive...

I don't know Cal. NYC has always been expensive and a place of extremes.

when I was working there which has to be 35 years ago, I had a buddy who lived in the MAYBE 15x15 foot apartment that was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,353
Posted By chipgreenberg
Cal I learned with a similar approach. If you...

Cal I learned with a similar approach. If you look back at my Film is Cheap rant in the thread about Fuji raising prices I was taught that film is cheap, at least relative to not learning/growing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,353
Posted By chipgreenberg
I agree and I was careful not top pass...

I agree and I was careful not top pass judgment.

that said, I disagree with this guys photo teacher friend. If one in a thousand is a "gem" you never know how you got that gem or how to repeat the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,353
Posted By chipgreenberg
I wondered that too. The guy I was speaking was...

I wondered that too. The guy I was speaking was was my peer, in his early sixties I guess.

I was also wondering how end product matters. My goal is a print on the wall, not sharing on the web,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,353
Posted By chipgreenberg
You kinda do. You do a shoot to get the shot

You kinda do. You do a shoot to get the shot
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,353
Posted By chipgreenberg
Sniper or Spray and Pray

I was able to knock off work early yesterday afternoon and walk around Albuquerque NM Old Town with the goal of finishing a roll of film I have in my Minolta Autocord. It was a gorgeous afternoon...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-20-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 2,046
Posted By chipgreenberg
AND is there a difference between image quality...

AND is there a difference between image quality and quality of the image?
Forum: RFF News 03-11-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 5,183
Posted By chipgreenberg
Film is Cheap

Thanks for posting the Emulsive article. Interesting. Especially the current cost comparisons adjusted for inflation.

When I was in college the Professors would preach "Film is cheap." Don't...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-09-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By chipgreenberg
Thank Bill

Thank Bill
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-09-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By chipgreenberg
prints

Seems like a rabbit hole. I outsource printing. They suggest embedding Adobe RGB in the files
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-09-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By chipgreenberg
Solved

Thanks for all the responses. I think I'm going to save my pennies for the NEC solution
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2019
Replies: 252
Views: 21,931
Posted By chipgreenberg
How many photographers does it take to change a light bulb?

How many photographers does it take to change a light bulb?

Seven

1 to change the lightbulb. 6 to stand there and say, "I could have done that better!"
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-08-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By chipgreenberg
Monitor Calibration

Can anybody give me insight into Monitor Calibration? I have a new computer and monitor. My old Spyder Express isn't compatible. Sent a recent batch of scans off for printing with a place I've been...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-04-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 30,926
Posted By chipgreenberg
Always

always, or at least a monopod. I have a waist level finder (TLR) and the TLR is so light and vibration free why not try and get the best image quality!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,224
Posted By chipgreenberg


Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,224
Posted By chipgreenberg
[quote=Calzone;2864861]PTP, I did a Henry David...

[quote=Calzone;2864861]PTP,

I did a Henry David Thourogh and lived in a log cabin 47 miles from civilization in the Santa Fe National Forest. My cabin was so remote that I got no TV reception. The...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-24-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 2,108
Posted By chipgreenberg
Cine Meter ll

I just started using the Cine Meter ll. Unlike my free iPhone apps is lets me zoom in making the spot reading a pretty good narrow spot. Not sure just what degree it comes in at. So far so good.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-26-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By chipgreenberg
I've had good luck with these guys: ...

I've had good luck with these guys: https://www.aspencreekphoto.com
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-20-2018
Replies: 595
Views: 87,963
Posted By chipgreenberg
Old Town Albuquerque

I do a whole slow shutter speeds series, here's one
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By chipgreenberg
OK, this is gone! Enjoy

OK, this is gone! Enjoy
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By chipgreenberg
FREE Film / Expired

I'm clearing out the freezer and willing to give this all away. I do not want to break it up. PayPal me $15 to cover shipping/etc.

9 rolls 120 Ektar expired 2011
10 rolls 35mm Ektar expired 2013
3...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2018
Replies: 599
Red
Views: 137,005
Posted By chipgreenberg
its try this again Contax T2. Ektar 100

its try this again

Contax T2. Ektar 100
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2018
Replies: 599
Red
Views: 137,005
Posted By chipgreenberg
/Users/chipgreenberg/Desktop/Red stairs...

/Users/chipgreenberg/Desktop/Red stairs 10.6.jpg

Contax T2. Ektar 100
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-28-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 9,236
Posted By chipgreenberg
This has been a fun read, but I'm not sure I buy...

This has been a fun read, but I'm not sure I buy it. (I'd like to, the concept has appeals emotionally)

I haven't shot with lenses newer than about mid nineties, so no "modern" aspheric element...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,127
Posted By chipgreenberg
Great mood to this image. Nice.

Great mood to this image. Nice.
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-25-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,340
Posted By chipgreenberg
Outstanding Chris. There has always been a...

Outstanding Chris. There has always been a quality to your work I really like. Your willingness to take time to give back is really unusual today.

If somebody wants to play with metering on the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-03-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 2,567
Posted By chipgreenberg
I have to put my two cents in. Looks at a...

I have to put my two cents in. Looks at a BLAD.

The Zeiss lenses have a lovely signature. I shot with RZs, not RBs, and the lenses were great. I liked them for what I did. But had way more bite...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-08-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By chipgreenberg
Dan Daniels from this forum did and awesome job...

Dan Daniels from this forum did and awesome job at a great price on miner recently.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-17-2016
Replies: 253
Views: 30,696
Posted By chipgreenberg
No worries Cal. Sorry for the slow response, I...

No worries Cal. Sorry for the slow response, I don't get to the forum as much as I could. Wish I could say it's excuse I'm out shooting, but takes me a long time to get through a roll of 120!

I...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-02-2016
Replies: 253
Views: 30,696
Posted By chipgreenberg
NM is colorful

Nice work Vince. I appreciate seeing work that's different from mine.

I don't se in B/W. To me NM is colorful. (in more ways than one)
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-02-2016
Replies: 253
Views: 30,696
Posted By chipgreenberg
Rural NM and guns

Hey Dan. I'm an ex-New Yorker living in rural NM for over 20 years. This is not exactly true. YES if they are in your house. No if on your property.

It's as much a self reliance thing as a gun...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-26-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 6,535
Posted By chipgreenberg
Contax T2

I had one of these. The lens was stunning. Have more than 1 12x18 framed on the wall from this camera.

Yes it's not a 'rangefinder,' but has manual focus that never let me down
Forum: Travel 04-18-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,156
Posted By chipgreenberg
I'll chime in on New Mexico. I'm a New Yorker...

I'll chime in on New Mexico. I'm a New Yorker and moved here with my wife over 25 years ago. I've traveled around most of the state on business. It's pretty big and varied....

Relatively low...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-30-2015
Replies: 932
Views: 225,854
Posted By chipgreenberg
This Old House

Minolta Autcord
Ektar 100
drum scan
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2015
Replies: 150
Views: 17,753
Posted By chipgreenberg
Should I bother with digital? I love the...

Should I bother with digital?

I love the look/colors I get with Ektar film

I've been shooting film for 45+ years and am pretty good at pre-visualizing results.

I don't shoot professionally...
Forum: Film vs Digital 07-30-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,624
Posted By chipgreenberg
This is obviously subjective. I'M happy with...

This is obviously subjective. I'M happy with 12x18's from Ektar 100 when i have good technique, and good (drum or flex tight ) scans.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-14-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 3,996
Posted By chipgreenberg
if you think of it like hunting (I don't hunt,...

if you think of it like hunting (I don't hunt, but do hunt for good images) many hunters enjoy the journey as much as bagging game. Sometimes it just works out that way.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-12-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By chipgreenberg
I'm not very prolific these days. I don't push...

I'm not very prolific these days. I don't push the button unless
I think magic is going to happen. For me, that means great light and great color.

If you want to hunt elephants, you need to be...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-12-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 4,885
Posted By chipgreenberg
X Ray, we have similar backgrounds. I don't...

X Ray, we have similar backgrounds. I don't think you ever reach "perfection," but that's always the goal. When I shot commercially, my clients didn't expect perfection, they expected me to do the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,806
Posted By chipgreenberg
Sure jsrockit. I said, that's me. Yes, I'm...

Sure jsrockit. I said, that's me. Yes, I'm happy with my shooting style.

I'm an ex large format still life shooter, and still work with that mindset. Even with 35mm
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,806
Posted By chipgreenberg
I carry a small camera, but still don't push the...

I carry a small camera, but still don't push the button unless I think magic is going to happen. For me, this amounts to 2-3 rolls of 35mm/yr. I've shot one roll this year, got 2 images I felt...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-06-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,113
Posted By chipgreenberg
I've had good luck w/KEH. They're eastern, just...

I've had good luck w/KEH. They're eastern, just not north eastern.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 6,873
Posted By chipgreenberg
I shoot color. I love the tones and palette I...

I shoot color. I love the tones and palette I get with Ektar 100. If I was great at photoshop maybe it would look the same? I don't know.

That said, I think my world is tied to Kodak's success...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-26-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By chipgreenberg
Shameless plug. The Contax T2 I have for sale...

Shameless plug. The Contax T2 I have for sale here gives the best size to image quality I've seen in 45 years of shooting!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-02-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 9,318
Posted By chipgreenberg
David: There are a few places that fix...

David:

There are a few places that fix these...KEH and ToCad

Chip
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-27-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 17,246
Posted By chipgreenberg
Amazing image quality in a small package!

I have had great success with my T2. While I'd love a fully manual camera, the manual focus works VERY well. And if you're a smart enough photographer you can "fool" the camera using the easily...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-27-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 5,789
Posted By chipgreenberg
Chris, you hit it on the head! That said, we...

Chris, you hit it on the head!

That said, we have to be technicians if we want to be able to translate our vision to the final image. While today's auto-everything cameras might make getting good...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-03-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,422
Posted By chipgreenberg
keh.com often has them and their rating system is...

keh.com often has them and their rating system is conservative. I hate buying something like this on ebay. I bought mine (65 only) from a local photographer. This was his last film camera. It was...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 6,883
Posted By chipgreenberg
Another vote for the contax T2. Very well built. ...

Another vote for the contax T2. Very well built. Great lens/platform. Have nice 16x20's of drum scanned velvia when it was on a tripod. Manual focus works well. In between shutter speeds are a bit...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-22-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By chipgreenberg
Th you !!!!

Th you !!!!
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-10-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,341
Posted By chipgreenberg
I hope the fact Kodak is making this in 120 is a...

I hope the fact Kodak is making this in 120 is a good sign. I just out a role in my Bronica rf645.

BTW, I don't shoot people. I can see better films for skin tone. Used to use a lot of Velvia. ...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-08-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,341
Posted By chipgreenberg
Ektar 100

Just got my first role back. Shot with my little Contax T2. Got a couple real keepers. The film is amazing. The neg is super sharp and grain free with an 8x loupe. Try some! We want Kodak to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-08-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,194
Posted By chipgreenberg
T2

I have a T2. amazing little jewel. Kodak Ektar 100 rocks!! Everyone should try some.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-21-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 983
Posted By chipgreenberg
Cost to adjust rangefinder in an rf645

Hey Folks, anybody have an idea of what it would cost to adjust rangefinder in an Bronica rf645. Found a nice example I want to buy at a good price, but it doesn't focus at infinity

Chip
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-06-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 4,952
Posted By chipgreenberg
Image quality, build quality

You'll certainly appreciate medium format image quality..especially on prints over 8x10. I have some really nice 16x20's that make me smile from a Contax G, but the reality is bigger is better if...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-06-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 7,259
Posted By chipgreenberg
My two best values

My best image quality vs price buys where :

Kowa six. Bought a nice one w/ a 50mm and 150mm off ebay. Under $1000 for the kit. Made wonderful 20x24 prints.

Picking up a Bronica rf645 for under...
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