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Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-04-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By CleverName
I always get that wrong:bang: What I meant was:...

I always get that wrong:bang:

What I meant was: If set at 800, you get a reading of [email protected]/60, you set camera manually at [email protected]/125 for 1600 or [email protected]/250 for 3200. You can use your meter and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-04-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By CleverName
I shoot Delta 3200 at 1600 or 3200 all the time. ...

I shoot Delta 3200 at 1600 or 3200 all the time.

Sometimes I take a few sample readings with the meter, (iso set at 800) then set it on manual opened up a stop or slowed down a shutter speed, or...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-04-2006
Replies: 49
Views: 5,668
Posted By CleverName
I chose 40 because my Canonet has a great 40mm on...

I chose 40 because my Canonet has a great 40mm on it and it's my favorite camera.
Usually on my SLR, I'll choose a 50mm. If I want wider, I use a 28mm. I seem to just skip over the 35, it seems...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-26-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 3,340
Posted By CleverName
Here's the link...

Here's the link

http://www.kodak.com/global/mul/professional/support/wrt/campaigns/GC00369/entry.jhtml
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2006
Replies: 73
Views: 4,905
Posted By CleverName
I think I've posted this photo before somewhere,...

I think I've posted this photo before somewhere, but here's Mr. O'Malley
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-21-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 3,609
Posted By CleverName
What about FD lenses? I'd line up to buy a new...

What about FD lenses? I'd line up to buy a new canon with an FD mount.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-21-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By CleverName
The paper is only attached to film with a little...

The paper is only attached to film with a little bit of tape at the end.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-18-2006
Replies: 398
Views: 30,029
Posted By CleverName
Canon, I have way to many fd lenses to shoot...

Canon, I have way to many fd lenses to shoot anything else.
I do have a few random SLRs but the Canons are my main rig.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-23-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By CleverName
I thought it was just me. I'm glad others are...

I thought it was just me. I'm glad others are having the same problem. Well, not glad, but you know what I mean.
I haven't received an email from RFF for quite a while. I found out that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 8,924
Posted By CleverName
Taken with an SLR (sorry), during a photo class...

Taken with an SLR (sorry), during a photo class field trip a few years ago.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-01-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,141
Posted By CleverName
I have the A-1 version. It works pretty well and...

I have the A-1 version. It works pretty well and as far as I can tell it actually is waterproof. When I was reasearching these, the A-1 was listed as "waterproof" and the WP-1 was listed as...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-07-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By CleverName
There's plenty of room for an enlarger, just...

There's plenty of room for an enlarger, just remove all those toiletries...and the toilet :)
Forum: Off Topic 03-23-2006
Replies: 71
Views: 2,414
Posted By CleverName
Since my last post in this thread last November,...

Since my last post in this thread last November, I've bought an Ibanez AEG10E acoustic and two cheap mandolins. I joined an Irish band that plays traditional and pub songs. I've been playing guitar...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-20-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By CleverName
A quick search on ebay shows "rare" and "mint"...

A quick search on ebay shows "rare" and "mint" running close...
"mint" 739,389
"rare" 736,388
"rare" and "mint" 30,428
"minty" 2609
"rarey" 7
"minty fresh" 71
"rarey fresh" 0
"rareish" ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-29-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,332
Posted By CleverName
Personally, I've always found your posts...

Personally, I've always found your posts informative and entertaining.
And I don't want my boots anywhere near your "snarglies" :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-29-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 1,332
Posted By CleverName
That is ridiculous. I suppose next they will...

That is ridiculous.
I suppose next they will ban parents from looking at the other children while playing. Or why not ban parents entirely. Of course, for the safety of the children you couldn't...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-22-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 1,900
Posted By CleverName
My photoshop use is limited to my photoshop...

My photoshop use is limited to my photoshop knowledge. I crop if needed, adjust brightness and contrast, dodge & burn.

There are sooo many things you can do with photoshop. I've got the elements...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-17-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 1,742
Posted By CleverName
I've got a "Sporty Guy", I don't remember which...

I've got a "Sporty Guy", I don't remember which one, but it's the big one. It holds my A-1 and two lenses, but I really have to cram the stuff in there. Since I usually have my camera in my hands...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-02-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 1,287
Posted By CleverName
I've got a TLb which is the cheaper version of...

I've got a TLb which is the cheaper version of the TX which is the cheaper version of the FTb which is the cheaper version of the F1. (whew)
I bought it off eBay just because it had a 50mm 1.4...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-31-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 4,252
Posted By CleverName
We actually did something similar in a photo...

We actually did something similar in a photo class recently. We were asked to replicate a photo we liked from it's technical aspects (lighting, perspective, composition, etc.). I tried the one from...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-31-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By CleverName
Welcome to the forum. I had a Yashica 14e, very...

Welcome to the forum. I had a Yashica 14e, very similar to the 5000, and it is a great camera. Hope you find it!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-31-2005
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By CleverName
I've participated in the Great Guinness Toast for...

I've participated in the Great Guinness Toast for 5 years in a row. Why not have a RFF toast? Any ideas for something silly to say while we drink?

"May your parallax always be compensated"
"May...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-28-2005
Replies: 43
Views: 1,893
Posted By CleverName
Way OT: Monty Python Fans?

I've noticed in a few threads, obscure references to Monty Python. Some of them quite obscure, such as the Australian Table Wine reference in the "Pecker" thread.

How many fans have we got on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-18-2005
Replies: 158
Views: 17,785
Posted By CleverName
At least half of my shots are of various bands...

At least half of my shots are of various bands that play at my bar. The first two are Pat Cook of The Electric Rag Band ( www.ragband.com ). He likes to get wild and walk around during long solos. ...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-17-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 1,608
Posted By CleverName
I'm interested in this question too. My Canoscan...

I'm interested in this question too. My Canoscan is about 5 years old and recently developed weird problems. Sometimes works fine, sometimes doesn't. I've tried all the software related fixes I...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-15-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By CleverName
Everything you'd ever want to know about Canon...

Everything you'd ever want to know about Canon cameras can be found here:

http://www.canon.com/camera-museum/

I would guess its a Datematic, probably with the same lens as on the Canonets.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 12-12-2005
Replies: 84
Views: 8,958
Posted By CleverName
I got 7 out of 20 :( Of course, I haven't seen...

I got 7 out of 20 :(
Of course, I haven't seen the movie in a few years. Most were guesses.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 12-10-2005
Replies: 84
Views: 8,958
Posted By CleverName
I saw that movie. Now every time I get email my...

I saw that movie. Now every time I get email my computer says, this:
http://members.cox.net/larkinfan/mail.wav

WARNING: EXPLICIT CONTENT do not click the link when children are around. It says a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2005
Replies: 91
Views: 3,401
Posted By CleverName
I'd go for a medium format rangefinder like one...

I'd go for a medium format rangefinder like one of the Fuji 645s.


OT: Taffer, what is the air speed of an unladen swallow?
Forum: Yashica RF 12-05-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,572
Posted By CleverName
I'd go with 400 iso and see what the meter tells...

I'd go with 400 iso and see what the meter tells you for the aperture.
If you end up with a wide range of equivelent exposures, (meaning you can move the aperture ring quite a bit before you get an...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2005
Replies: 84
Views: 3,902
Posted By CleverName
I have a weird idea for a camera, does that...

I have a weird idea for a camera, does that count?

Take an old TLR, cut the back off it.
Take an old solid body Polaroid, cut the front off it.
Find a way to attach the two.

If it actually worked,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2005
Replies: 84
Views: 3,902
Posted By CleverName
All these people saying how cool the Pentax Auto...

All these people saying how cool the Pentax Auto 110 is... why didn't anyone want to buy mine? http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13765
For those following the whole thread, it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By CleverName
The force is strong with this one... I'll give...

The force is strong with this one...


I'll give you $30 for the Nikonos...double your money...whaddya say?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By CleverName
They didn't have soap at the shop?:) I know how...

They didn't have soap at the shop?:)

I know how you feel. It's always a crap shoot at my local flea market, usually it's crap. Sometimes you can find a good one. I got my Canonet for $10. and a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By CleverName
That is what I do. I just really hate it when...

That is what I do. I just really hate it when I'm winning an auction for a week then get outbid by a dollar two seconds before it ends.
Oh, well. It sold for $1. more than I wanted to pay......
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By CleverName
I don't think it would be unethical, but I don't...

I don't think it would be unethical, but I don't really see the point. It seems like different buyers would have different reactions to the info.
If not many people were watching it, they may...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-02-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By CleverName
Is this just for Rangefinders? Or can...

Is this just for Rangefinders? Or can rangefinder enthusiasts put their personal sites up?

Many photos on my crappy little site were taken with a rangefinder.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-01-2005
Replies: 128
Views: 5,129
Posted By CleverName
I think the problem with many Security Guards...

I think the problem with many Security Guards (aka rent-a-cops) is that they are enforcing "company policy" and sometimes confuse that with the law. They may think that if the company policy is "no...
Forum: Yashica RF 12-01-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By CleverName
Make sure the battery is making a good...

Make sure the battery is making a good connection. You usually need some kind of adapter to make modern batteries work (tin foil and cardboard with a little spring works). Obviously, the battery...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-27-2005
Replies: 78
Views: 3,349
Posted By CleverName
I didn't say I didn't like porn...I just consider...

I didn't say I didn't like porn...I just consider it more of a spectator sport. :p
And yes I do fart, but not professionally. :D

...think I'll join you in that beer...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-27-2005
Replies: 28
Views: 2,336
Posted By CleverName
I've got a Samurai half frame that I've use a few...

I've got a Samurai half frame that I've use a few times. The lab printed two shots on each 4x6 and left the negatives uncut. They seemed a bit puzzled at first when I told them they were half frame...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-27-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By CleverName
I hadn't thought of that, I'm still new to...

I hadn't thought of that, I'm still new to developing. I've only done about a dozen rolls and ceiling fanned about half of them. I haven't had a problem so far, but it is kind of risky. Drying...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-26-2005
Replies: 78
Views: 3,349
Posted By CleverName
I thought that's what you meant, but it works...

I thought that's what you meant, but it works either way :)

You should be able to go in and edit your own posts, there should be an "edit" button right near the "quote" button.

Spell check would...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-26-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By CleverName
I've been using the ceiling fan in the kitchen as...

I've been using the ceiling fan in the kitchen as a film drier.
At first I just clipped the film to the blades and let it hang, then thought, what the heck, and turned it on. If you use the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-26-2005
Replies: 78
Views: 3,349
Posted By CleverName
As far as Americans go, many of us are overweight...

As far as Americans go, many of us are overweight :(
Our society and popular culture tells us that in order to be attractive you need to be young, skinny, physically fit, and have good skin and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-26-2005
Replies: 78
Views: 3,349
Posted By CleverName
I wouldn't mind posing nude, but it would have to...

I wouldn't mind posing nude, but it would have to be one of those Spencer Tunick kind of things where it didn't really matter if the subject was good looking.
As for taking nude shots, I'd like...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-25-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 1,298
Posted By CleverName
Bill, packages will get damaged like that...

Bill, packages will get damaged like that whenever you try to ship a cat.

(see photo #3, then smile quietly to yourself.)

:)
Forum: Off Topic 11-25-2005
Replies: 71
Views: 2,414
Posted By CleverName
I used to have a 3/4 size guitar that I found in...

I used to have a 3/4 size guitar that I found in a trash pile. I fashioned a bridge from a few pieces of a broken ruler. It was my only guitar after I got rid of the Tele and Alvarez. It sounded...
Forum: Yashica RF 11-25-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By CleverName
Yashica-itis, huh? I don't mean to temp you with...

Yashica-itis, huh? I don't mean to temp you with a shameless plug for items I have for sale....but here's a shameless plug for items I have for sale to temp you. :D...
Forum: Off Topic 11-25-2005
Replies: 71
Views: 2,414
Posted By CleverName
I used to have a blonde Telecaster about 15 years...

I used to have a blonde Telecaster about 15 years ago, and a really cool Alvarez acoustic. It was the "Festival" model, had a rough natural finish and brass nut and bridge. I occasionaly search the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-24-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By CleverName
I've used insulated lunch bags for camera gear...

I've used insulated lunch bags for camera gear and they work great.
I never leave anything in the car that I don't want stolen. I don't even lock my car doors, hopefully the thief will try the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-20-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 4,246
Posted By CleverName
I went to the thrift store last week and found a...

I went to the thrift store last week and found a Canon Sureshot for 66¢. I thought that for 66¢ it couldn't work, but it had a nice strap that I could use on one of my Canonets. I stuck a couple...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-19-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By CleverName
It's been a while since I used it. As I recall,...

It's been a while since I used it. As I recall, the results were good but nothing spectacular. It's a tiny little camera and fun to use, I just never got the hang of zone focusing. That's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-19-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By CleverName
I can't speak to the stiff dial, but mine does...

I can't speak to the stiff dial, but mine does click when you switch it to 250 or B.
I actually don't use mine much, I've only run a few rolls through it. I like the shutter and aperture dial...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-19-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 4,246
Posted By CleverName
Pita is one of those internet acronyms that are...

Pita is one of those internet acronyms that are supposed to save time. Personally I think it's more of a pain in the ass to type PITA than to type "pain in the ass"
hope this made you LOL.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-18-2005
Replies: 38
Views: 1,670
Posted By CleverName
OK, I'll bite. Where were you 5 minutes ago?

OK, I'll bite. Where were you 5 minutes ago?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-18-2005
Replies: 38
Views: 1,670
Posted By CleverName
Middle Earth

Middle Earth
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2005
Replies: 84
Views: 3,744
Posted By CleverName
Been on RFF too long when... You always have an...

Been on RFF too long when...

You always have an open eBay window when cruising RFF just in case somone mentions a rangefinder you don't have.
Forum: Off Topic 11-15-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By CleverName
In Tulsa there is a hunting supply shop called...

In Tulsa there is a hunting supply shop called "Dong's Reloading"
Forum: Off Topic 11-15-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By CleverName
OMG. The main competition to Schwing is...

OMG. The main competition to Schwing is Putzmeister? That is too funny.

(For those who don't know, according to Wayne's World, "schwing" is a sound closely associated with sexual arousal, as in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2005
Replies: 35
Views: 2,031
Posted By CleverName
I've shot 2 1/2 rolls of Ilford 3200 and a roll...

I've shot 2 1/2 rolls of Ilford 3200 and a roll of TMax 400. Wednesday I'm gonna shoot at least one roll of either 400 or 100, if she shows up. I also have half a roll of cheap 200 color as a test...
Forum: Yashica RF 11-12-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 8,254
Posted By CleverName
The over/under lights. There is a range of...

The over/under lights. There is a range of equivalent exposures you can choose. If you go too far one way the "over" light comes on, too far the other way and the "under" light comes on. Any...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-12-2005
Replies: 133
Views: 6,310
Posted By CleverName
Not really a blog, but my crappy little...

Not really a blog, but my crappy little webpage.

http://members.cox.net/clevername

...desperately in need of an update.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-11-2005
Replies: 39
Views: 2,014
Posted By CleverName
I liked retrofocus, but since it's already taken,...

I liked retrofocus, but since it's already taken, why not try "retro-focus" or "retrophocus" or "retrofokiss" or some other variant.

When I see magicroll, for some odd reason it makes me think Magic...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-10-2005
Replies: 63
Views: 2,126
Posted By CleverName
Very Special Old Port?

Very Special Old Port?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-10-2005
Replies: 63
Views: 2,126
Posted By CleverName
you should meet fellow RFF member...

you should meet fellow RFF member "ratzas"
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-10-2005
Replies: 226
Views: 11,768
Posted By CleverName
Here's me and the missus at the Halloween show at...

Here's me and the missus at the Halloween show at Apertures Gallery. (I'm the milk, she's the cookies) The title of the show was "Gross Anatomy" and featured more gross than anatomy. Costumes were...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-10-2005
Replies: 63
Views: 2,126
Posted By CleverName
I just thought it was clever...

I just thought it was clever...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2005
Replies: 28
Views: 1,897
Posted By CleverName
It's more trouble than it's worth. I think it...

It's more trouble than it's worth. I think it works out to about 60mm focal length which is what you are going for BUT, you have to focus through the viewfinder then transfer the distance the lens...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2005
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By CleverName
Still yet another vote for Fuji Press 800.

Still yet another vote for Fuji Press 800.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-05-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 1,807
Posted By CleverName
Here's a shot with PanF 50. I couldn't find the...

Here's a shot with PanF 50. I couldn't find the negative, this is a scan of a print I made. It was greatly enlarged, this represents less than half the frame, and you still can't see any grain on...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-05-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By CleverName
Just a thought, but maybe you don't have enough...

Just a thought, but maybe you don't have enough developer in there. If the chemical level is right at the top edge of the film, agitating with the spinning rod thingie (aka twirly twiddle stick)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-04-2005
Replies: 83
Views: 3,067
Posted By CleverName
Seems like I've told this story recently, but...

Seems like I've told this story recently, but here is again.
When I was a kid in the '70s, my Dad had a Yashica GSN. I played with it all the time and my Dad actually let me use it sometimes. He...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-04-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By CleverName
Dante Stella's site is back up now. Lots of good...

Dante Stella's site is back up now. Lots of good information there.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-03-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By CleverName
WHAT? You mean my whole marriage is a sham!? I...

WHAT? You mean my whole marriage is a sham!?
I prefer to think he's just lost a lot of weight since the '70's. :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-03-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By CleverName
I saw elvis too. He presided over my wedding a...

I saw elvis too. He presided over my wedding a few years ago.
Viva Las Vegas!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-03-2005
Replies: 38
Views: 1,413
Posted By CleverName
The ladder is a good idea, hope the other photogs...

The ladder is a good idea, hope the other photogs don't crowd your shots.
I think a lot depends on how the "lighting" turns out. Since you don't know exactly what you're dealing with, I'd bring more...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-02-2005
Replies: 46
Views: 1,903
Posted By CleverName
I'm glad no charged were filed, a small victory...

I'm glad no charged were filed, a small victory for photographers. The bad thing is that this guy, although innocent, has been labeled: at best a wierdo, at worst a pedophile. Those labels are hard...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-30-2005
Replies: 18
Views: 1,688
Posted By CleverName
Here's my scooter, a Style 150 made by CF Moto. ...

Here's my scooter, a Style 150 made by CF Moto.
I've posted this photo before, guess I'll have to take a few more with my "shooter" :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-29-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 4,246
Posted By CleverName
I think the WP-1 is the newer version of my...

I think the WP-1 is the newer version of my SureShot A-1.
When I was looking for a cheap underwater camera, I noticed the A-1 was listed as "waterproof" to a certain depth and the WP-1 was only...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2005
Replies: 64
Views: 2,583
Posted By CleverName
I'll second (or third) the choice of the Canonet....

I'll second (or third) the choice of the Canonet. I have two of them, one I got for $10. at the flea market, and the other from ebay for $20. I do a lot of low light shooting in bars, and the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-29-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 4,246
Posted By CleverName
I've got a Canon Sureshot A-1. I only bought it...

I've got a Canon Sureshot A-1. I only bought it because it's waterproof.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-16-2005
Replies: 43
Views: 3,809
Posted By CleverName
I used to play quite a bit. I had a USFC rating...

I used to play quite a bit. I had a USFC rating around 1400, with a speed chess rating just over 1600 (go figure). I played in a few tournaments and actually got a draw from a Master once, but I've...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-16-2005
Replies: 56
Views: 3,126
Posted By CleverName
I do most of my "street shooting" in a bar. I'm...

I do most of my "street shooting" in a bar. I'm a regular there and most people expect to see me with a camera. I usually shoot the band, but I'll take any shot that presents itself.

I was on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By CleverName
I have the same lens although I've never shot...

I have the same lens although I've never shot with it, it came on an A-1 I bought at the flea market. Mine has a little bit of slop also, it may be a "design feature". It seems to focus OK.
I'm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-16-2005
Replies: 104
Views: 5,800
Posted By CleverName
My wife doesn't take pictures, she makes me take...

My wife doesn't take pictures, she makes me take them.
But she really, really wants one of those phones with a camera in it.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-15-2005
Replies: 49
Poll: Cat or Dog?
Views: 2,355
Posted By CleverName
I like both but prefer dogs. My two dogs are...

I like both but prefer dogs. My two dogs are happy to see me when I get home. My two cats couldn't care less if I was home.

I also prefer normal sized mutts. I hate small dogs or any dogs with...
Forum: Yashica RF 09-09-2005
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By CleverName
I often take shots in bars....sometimes I bring...

I often take shots in bars....sometimes I bring my camera:)
But seriously. Shooting at ASA 1000 may work if it is a "bright" bar. My bar is too dark for that. If your shutter speed seems way too...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By CleverName
www.photosig.com lets you view photos by a bunch...

www.photosig.com lets you view photos by a bunch of different options: lens, camera, film, shutter speed, aperture.
I don't know how accurate all the info is, it's entered by the posters. I've...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-03-2005
Replies: 48
Views: 2,846
Posted By CleverName
Sorry, didn't realize there was a question in...

Sorry, didn't realize there was a question in there :)

My scooter was manufactured by CF Moto, a chinese company that makes many scooters sold under different brand names. Mine is a Madame Style...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-03-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By CleverName
Oops, I meant a 4x ND filter. That would cut...

Oops, I meant a 4x ND filter.

That would cut the light by two stops, so resetting the ASA to 200 (from 800) would make the meter expose for 200, which is what is really hitting the film after the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-03-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 831
Posted By CleverName
OT Canon A-1 meter problem

I know it's an SLR and I aplogize for that, but it's my main non-rangefinder camera.
I've been having a problem in that it doesn't meter accurately in low light. In fully program mode, I'll get a...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-03-2005
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By CleverName
Do fingers count? I've got plenty of shots of...

Do fingers count? I've got plenty of shots of people giving me the finger:)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-03-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By CleverName
ND filter on a Yashica GSN

OK, let me make sure I've got this right.
I've got half of roll of 800 in my GSN that I was using for low light shooting. Now I want to finish the roll in the sunshine.
If I put a 2x ND filter...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-29-2005
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By CleverName
This is just my opinion, but all sniping at the...

This is just my opinion, but all sniping at the last minute does is make the the sniper think he got a great deal and piss off the other guy who bid.
If you try to snipe something and the other...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-23-2005
Replies: 25
Views: 1,489
Posted By CleverName
Truely amazing. I'm blinded by the brightness of...

Truely amazing. I'm blinded by the brightness of your vision.

Many photographers prefer to eliminate the visual complexities of color and work with the simplicity of Black and White. Your work...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-22-2005
Replies: 23
Views: 894
Posted By CleverName
I once had a $30. stereo stolen from my car. The...

I once had a $30. stereo stolen from my car. The thieves broke out my driver side window to get it, even though I always left my car unlocked. I didn't want anyone breaking a $60. window to get a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-22-2005
Replies: 48
Views: 2,846
Posted By CleverName
Do Scooters Count?

Here's my new 150cc, taken with my new (to me) YashicaMat LM.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-21-2005
Replies: 27
Views: 1,670
Posted By CleverName
LOL! A few months ago I was shooting a bar, got...

LOL!

A few months ago I was shooting a bar, got a good shot of a coupla girls holding their arms up and going "whooooo!" like all the kids do these days. One of girls said, "let me see it" so I...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-17-2005
Replies: 57
Views: 3,569
Posted By CleverName
Question: Should this be done on a special trip,...

Question: Should this be done on a special trip, or is the idea more to document interesting things you see (or haven't yet noticed) during your normal commute?

Personally, I just recently bought...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-16-2005
Replies: 57
Views: 3,569
Posted By CleverName
Add me, I wanna play!

Add me, I wanna play!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-14-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 1,661
Posted By CleverName
Michael, For all the specs and features of all...

Michael, For all the specs and features of all the canon rangefinders, (and other canons), check out the canon camera museum. http://www.canon.com/camera-museum/index.html

I often jump between...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-13-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By CleverName
Took me a minute to find it...

Took me a minute to find it again...

http://www.camerafool.com/4436.html

The traveling canonet map is there too.
Forum: Yashica RF 08-11-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By CleverName
I seem to recall a method of hooking up a...

I seem to recall a method of hooking up a photocell to the "line in" on your computer. You would set a light in front of the camera, open the back and place the photocell in the direct line of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-31-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 3,123
Posted By CleverName
My first show!

I've got two photos in a show next thursday. The show is a collection of photos from people who have taken the darkroom printing class at the local community college.
I doubt any of you will...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-30-2005
Replies: 22
Views: 1,793
Posted By CleverName
Ever wonder why Disney doesn't promote Dumbo...

Ever wonder why Disney doesn't promote Dumbo more? I think the underlying story that if you get really drunk, you may discover that you can fly, might have something to do with it.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-26-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 2,597
Posted By CleverName
I've never heard of the Rookie. My internet...

I've never heard of the Rookie. My internet search turned up one hit, and they only mentioned it in passing. Could you post some photos of this camera?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-25-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By CleverName
Most of the color film I shoot is in that price...

Most of the color film I shoot is in that price range. I usually get "Family Dollar" brand or something like "Special Moments" brand. A few of the shots in my gallery are from really cheap film. I...
Forum: Yashica RF 07-24-2005
Replies: 48
Views: 3,492
Posted By CleverName
Here's a photo of Ryley sharing his bed with our...

Here's a photo of Ryley sharing his bed with our new kitten Fiona.
Shot with my GSN and Ilford 3200 @ 1/30 (flash setting). I don't remember the aperture but I'd assume wide open. The light was...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-24-2005
Replies: 2,236
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 253,739
Posted By CleverName
User: greyhoundman Comment: A valuable asset to...

User: greyhoundman

Comment: A valuable asset to the rangefinder community.

I sent g-man a really cool looking doorstop/paperweight and he returned a perfect Yashica Lynx 14E. This camera works...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-18-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 5,202
Posted By CleverName
I've got a 620 TLR, a "Marvel-Flex" and found a...

I've got a 620 TLR, a "Marvel-Flex" and found a few ways get spools. A 120 spool will work for the supply spool, but I need a 620 for the take up spool. I've bought a few rolls of way outdated film...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-17-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By CleverName
I couldn't find any info on 610 film, did you...

I couldn't find any info on 610 film, did you mean 620?
If you did, 620 fits on 120 reels. If not, how big is it? several people make adjustable developing reels that will fit 35mm, 127, 120, and...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-13-2005
Replies: 181
Views: 17,034
Posted By CleverName
This is a hippie...

This is a hippie strap...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7530917323&category=64343&ssPageName=WDVW&rd=1
Forum: RFF Polls 07-13-2005
Replies: 181
Views: 17,034
Posted By CleverName
I said Hippy strap just because nobody else did...

I said Hippy strap just because nobody else did :D

I have a Hippy strap on my Topcon and my Canon FTb.

This was a tough question, because I only use neck straps, but I usually wrap them around my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-01-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By CleverName
I've lost my links...

My computer recently died a quick and painless death. I rebuilt it; better, stronger, faster, but I lost all my favorites.
Anybody have a few photo related links they'd care to share? I promise...
Forum: Yashica RF 06-20-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By CleverName
I tried screwing them to a 50mm lens on my SLR,...

I tried screwing them to a 50mm lens on my SLR, had to use a lens hood as a spacer. It looked so crappy through the viewfinder that I didn't even try shooting any film. If I stumble across another...
Forum: Yashica RF 06-19-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By CleverName
Yes they do work, but they are a bit of a hassle...

Yes they do work, but they are a bit of a hassle to use and don't really extend the range of the GSN that much. I've heard the wide gets around 35mm and the tele gets to about 70mm. You also have...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By CleverName
Dang! Now I gotta get a Leica AND a Mac? Does...

Dang! Now I gotta get a Leica AND a Mac?

Does GAS apply to computers?

I look at the World (wide web) through a Blue-Screen-of-Death colored Window :(
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 2,278
Posted By CleverName
I also have issues with Wally World and will only...

I also have issues with Wally World and will only shop there in emergency situations.

(back on topic, sort of...)

For color film I shoot the cheapest film I can find. I try to get it at about a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-31-2005
Replies: 52
Views: 4,148
Posted By CleverName
Ohhh dude! A hemp hat!! That would be, like,...

Ohhh dude! A hemp hat!! That would be, like, totally awesome, dude!!!

(just kidding, I don't smoke hats)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-30-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By CleverName
I think someone else in the forum has used...

I think someone else in the forum has used rectangular rubbing alcohol bottles to make something similar.
How difficult is it to cut at the exact diameter you need to make it fit?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-26-2005
Replies: 40
Views: 1,875
Posted By CleverName
Ok, now I had to Google something in this thread....

Ok, now I had to Google something in this thread. I immediately felt like an idiot for not figuring it out. Back in high school I saw the film every Saturday at midnight for about 2 years. My wife...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-25-2005
Replies: 40
Views: 1,875
Posted By CleverName
Guinness pleasures me immensely, but I don't feel...

Guinness pleasures me immensely, but I don't feel guilty about it. :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-23-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By CleverName
What kind of battery are you using? A 1.5 volt...

What kind of battery are you using? A 1.5 volt alkaline could be putting out too much when it's new and not enough when it's old. It could easily cause a half step error either way.
Forum: Off Topic 05-20-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 2,251
Posted By CleverName
We should all learn to live together in...

We should all learn to live together in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-20-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 2,524
Posted By CleverName
I swear I did not plan this shot. I was stepping...

I swear I did not plan this shot. I was stepping back to let this young lady pass when a guy bumped into me. I remember thinking, "dammit! I've only got a few shots left on this roll and just...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-20-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 3,650
Posted By CleverName
How about the Petri Color 35? Yea, I know it's...

How about the Petri Color 35? Yea, I know it's scale focus, but it's tiny.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-17-2005
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By CleverName
You fight puppy style! Your Kung Fu no good here!

You fight puppy style! Your Kung Fu no good here!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By CleverName
They also maintain freshness and keep out that...

They also maintain freshness and keep out that "stinky bag" smell. :)

I was wondering what those things were when I saw the photos in the C-44 thread. I thought you were bringing along a snack for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By CleverName
Congratulations G-man. It seems like just...

Congratulations G-man. It seems like just yesterday you were at 250. They grow up so quickly don't they.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2005
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By CleverName
My wife doesn't mind informal snapshots if we are...

My wife doesn't mind informal snapshots if we are at a party or family gathering, but refuses to pose. I think for the reasons that dmr436 spelled out. She is much more critical of herself than I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-09-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,838
Posted By CleverName
Gray, joe, gray. And I'll have you know that...

Gray, joe, gray.
And I'll have you know that some of my best friends are grey.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-09-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,838
Posted By CleverName
I've always considered myself more grey than gray.

I've always considered myself more grey than gray.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By CleverName
Is it just me, or has there been a lot of Argus...

Is it just me, or has there been a lot of Argus action on the forum recently?
Are we gonna have to make a new forum? At least wait till next weekend when I go back to the flea market to see if they...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-06-2005
Replies: 55
Views: 2,712
Posted By CleverName
Next time you're at Target, check out the $1.00...

Next time you're at Target, check out the $1.00 racks of videos and software. I found a Canon Photography Workshop CD-rom that's pretty interesting. It's basically an interactive intro to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-05-2005
Replies: 141
Views: 5,541
Posted By CleverName
That's exactly what I mean. So few people have...

That's exactly what I mean. So few people have jobs that they really love or even find satisfying on any level other than financial. That is why it is so important to find happiness in your...
Forum: Yashica RF 05-05-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,667
Posted By CleverName
I think that without a battery the GSN will fire...

I think that without a battery the GSN will fire at 1/500 no matter what you do. If you have a battery installed, the flash setting will be 1/30.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-05-2005
Replies: 141
Views: 5,541
Posted By CleverName
We all need something to be passionate about. ...

We all need something to be passionate about. Especially those of us who have jobs rather than careers.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-05-2005
Replies: 23
Views: 1,595
Posted By CleverName
I happened to have another window open with eBay...

I happened to have another window open with eBay up when I clicked this thread...sorry.
I'll make a deal with you, you don't bid on the Yashica 35W (currently at 99 cents), and I won't bid on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-04-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,851
Posted By CleverName
That would be nice, unfortunately it would...

That would be nice, unfortunately it would probably disintegrate in my hands if I tried to hold it up. I'd like to do some "document copying" first. I'd really like to read the funny papers from...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-04-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,851
Posted By CleverName
Photographing an old, old newspaper

While doing some remodeling recently, I found a copy of the Tulsa Tribune newspaper from Feb 12, 1938. (My house was built in 1935) It was stuck between the insulation and the really high quality...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-30-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By CleverName
I think the second one looks like a snapshot...

I think the second one looks like a snapshot anyone could have taken. The people on the right are blown out and it doesn't seem to have any real subject. I really like the first one. Everything...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-27-2005
Replies: 58
Views: 3,157
Posted By CleverName
If you can't get rid of the smell of the bag, I...

If you can't get rid of the smell of the bag, I smoke and probably wouldn't notice it so much. I'd be more than happy to take it off your hands :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-23-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 1,261
Posted By CleverName
I'm trying to catch up to you guys:) bump

I'm trying to catch up to you guys:)
bump
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-21-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By CleverName
Try here for the...

Try here for the manual:
http://www.kyphoto.com/classics/instructionmanuals.html
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-21-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By CleverName
Take a few snaps even if you've had too many...

Take a few snaps even if you've had too many shots :)
It's a great way to check your bokeh.
I've taken some of my best photos drunk. :p

besides, you need another good avatar shot :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-17-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By CleverName
Maybe you could get a C-44 and then get new...

Maybe you could get a C-44 and then get new leather covering kit for it?

something cool...Zilla skin.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-14-2005
Replies: 33
Views: 1,876
Posted By CleverName
This is Mr. O'Malley. He was homeless before my...

This is Mr. O'Malley. He was homeless before my wife and I took him in 6 years ago.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-14-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By CleverName
Way off topic here, but I had never heard this...

Way off topic here, but I had never heard this expression before and did a little research. I found this at Dictionary.com...thought it was a bit amusing.


Petard.
A small bell-shaped bomb used to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2005
Replies: 28
Views: 1,923
Posted By CleverName
Of my 20 odd lenses and cameras, I have one zoom...

Of my 20 odd lenses and cameras, I have one zoom lens, a 70-210 for my SLRs. When people ask me how I zoom in, I say, "I get up and walk over there." I constantly see people with p&s zooms poking...
Forum: Yashica RF 04-01-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 2,535
Posted By CleverName
Ya know, for as long as I've been shooting my GSN...

Ya know, for as long as I've been shooting my GSN I never knew that setting it to flash made the shutter speed 1/30th.
Since I often shoot my Canonet at 1/30th wide open with Delta 3200, I could do...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-29-2005
Replies: 62
Views: 3,486
Posted By CleverName
I keep a GSN in the car, and usually a roll or...

I keep a GSN in the car, and usually a roll or two of the cheapest color film I can find. My general non-photography-specific-outing camera is my Canonet GIII, appropriate speed film, and maybe the...
Forum: Yashica RF 03-22-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 2,241
Posted By CleverName
I picked up a GT this weekend at the flea market...

I picked up a GT this weekend at the flea market for $5. Seems fine mechanically, but I haven't tried it with a battery yet. Now if I could just get a CC for $5....
Forum: Yashica RF 03-22-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 2,241
Posted By CleverName
We suck? You're the one who outbid the rest of...

We suck? You're the one who outbid the rest of us!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-16-2005
Replies: 5,607
Views: 988,810
Posted By CleverName
Oh, I thought you said Camera in Coffee....

Oh, I thought you said Camera in Coffee....
Forum: Other RF 03-15-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By CleverName
There's a manual here: ...

There's a manual here: http://mikec62.tripod.com/manuals.html

I won a Petri Color 35 recently, although I haven't shot any film through it yet. It does seem incredibly well made. The only...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-10-2005
Replies: 5,607
Views: 988,810
Posted By CleverName
If Perdinand's method is too complicated, try it...

If Perdinand's method is too complicated, try it this way:
1. On Thursday evening, go with some friends to a small local Irish pub with a nice black-haired waitress.
2. Consume several pints of...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-09-2005
Replies: 54
Views: 5,004
Posted By CleverName
I voted XL. Not that I need an XL or...

I voted XL. Not that I need an XL or anything...I would look quite dashing in a medium. It's just that I would need the extra room to maneuver so I could safely flee the hordes of sexy babes...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 1,773
Posted By CleverName
A young lady sitting across from me at a bar...

A young lady sitting across from me at a bar said, "oh, wow, cool old camera!", she grabbed it and shot this photo. She was surprised that the flash didn't go off and didn't know she had to focus...
Forum: Yashica RF 03-05-2005
Replies: 23
Views: 2,289
Posted By CleverName
I just threw out the 12th as an example. I think...

I just threw out the 12th as an example. I think we should wait to hear from others. A saturday would probaly be best. I picked noon so everyone would have a chance at good light, but it might be...
Forum: Yashica RF 03-05-2005
Replies: 23
Views: 2,289
Posted By CleverName
Perhaps we could celebrate the new Yashica forum...

Perhaps we could celebrate the new Yashica forum with a World Wide Yashica Day. We pick a day and a time, ( like Satuday, March 12th at Noon, for example), we'd get everyone we know who has a...
Forum: Off Topic 02-27-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 2,251
Posted By CleverName
I don't know if this is funny or sad.

I don't know if this is funny or sad.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-21-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By CleverName
Lucky me. I work part time at a movie theatre...

Lucky me. I work part time at a movie theatre and got a big cardboard Gwyneth sitting with me right now.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-19-2005
Replies: 54
Views: 4,113
Posted By CleverName
Shipping within the US usually doesn't take more...

Shipping within the US usually doesn't take more than a 4 or 5 days. If you use priority mail it shouldn't be more than 3 days, maybe faster.
For example, from Tulsa to Dallas is about an 8 hour...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-19-2005
Replies: 5,607
Views: 988,810
Posted By CleverName
Finally got around to posting here. I think it's...

Finally got around to posting here. I think it's the first Petri in the thread.
Forum: Off Topic 02-19-2005
Replies: 49
Views: 2,754
Posted By CleverName
That's the bad thing about setting goals...you...

That's the bad thing about setting goals...you might actually achieve them.
And then what!

:)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-18-2005
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By CleverName
I haven't gotten any emails at all from RFF for a...

I haven't gotten any emails at all from RFF for a while.
I assumed I wasn't getting any from the gallery just because nobody liked my photos:)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-16-2005
Replies: 29
Views: 3,457
Posted By CleverName
At one point there was a thread where members...

At one point there was a thread where members left their addresses for somebody to figure out the camera route once all the people signed up.
I don't remember who's thread it was or even if I...
Forum: Off Topic 02-15-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 2,527
Posted By CleverName
Guinness:)

Guinness:)
Forum: Off Topic 02-14-2005
Replies: 22
Views: 1,817
Posted By CleverName
Oh, no. Am I a GAS enabler now? I feel...

Oh, no. Am I a GAS enabler now? I feel bad...maybe if I go check my watch list on eBay I'll feel better...
Forum: Off Topic 02-14-2005
Replies: 22
Views: 1,817
Posted By CleverName
Why doesn't anyone say eBay?

I've noticed that everyone seems to change the name of eBay slightly in their posts. Is there a reason for this? Just curious.

Also, what are some of the more interesting variations you're heard.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2005
Replies: 18
Views: 2,136
Posted By CleverName
I wouldn't want one unless it's got some duct...

I wouldn't want one unless it's got some duct tape on it. All great inventions have at least a little duct tape.

I suppose fencing wire in NZ is similar to baling wire in the US. Usually...
Forum: Off Topic 02-13-2005
Replies: 49
Views: 2,754
Posted By CleverName
Jan, thanks for visiting, "fisheyeview" was a...

Jan, thanks for visiting, "fisheyeview" was a taken on vacation in Cozumel with an inexpensive waterproof camera. It was the most interesting of all my underwater shots.

Brian, actually, the LTM...
Forum: Off Topic 02-12-2005
Replies: 49
Views: 2,754
Posted By CleverName
I don't know if it helps, but it does at least...

I don't know if it helps, but it does at least limit the madness. I am currently on a Yashica bender. I have a GSN, 14e, J, YK, YL. I only hope I don't find one of the yashicas that use LTM...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-12-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By CleverName
My $10. flea market Canonet was also "broken". ...

My $10. flea market Canonet was also "broken". The light seals had gummed up so bad you couldn't open the back. Thanks to Rangefinderforum I knew what the problem was and got an excellent camera...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-11-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 1,358
Posted By CleverName
Yea, I remember that. It was Ike's Chili House...

Yea, I remember that. It was Ike's Chili House over on 15th. They closed down way back in the '90's.
Man, I feel old. :cool:

Welcome JoeyJoe
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-09-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By CleverName
Welcome to the forum. Don't feel too bad about...

Welcome to the forum. Don't feel too bad about the little button thing, I'm sure we all could tell similar stories....like this one.
I got a little overzealous advancing the film in my Canonet...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-08-2005
Replies: 36
Views: 2,467
Posted By CleverName
$200!! wow, that's like 50 pints! Man, I'm...

$200!! wow, that's like 50 pints! Man, I'm gettin' ripped off!
Seriously though, I doubt they made much more than that for playing the gig. I have a sort of "handshake" agreement with a few bands...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-05-2005
Replies: 36
Views: 2,467
Posted By CleverName
Yipee!! I made $5 for a photo tonight. The...

Yipee!! I made $5 for a photo tonight. The Electric Rag Band used one of my photos for a flyer. When I went to the show, Pat (see his feet below) said he'd buy me a few pints.
Just out of...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-05-2005
Replies: 15
Views: 2,447
Posted By CleverName
I think I only average one good shot per roll. ...

I think I only average one good shot per roll. Having a whole roll to play with would give me a little leeway.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-05-2005
Replies: 22
Views: 3,230
Posted By CleverName
If everybody uses a film they are comfortable...

If everybody uses a film they are comfortable with we might end up with better photos:)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-04-2005
Replies: 120
Views: 15,630
Posted By CleverName
The book is "Joe and Sally A Long Way From Home" ...

The book is "Joe and Sally A Long Way From Home" by Willy Puchner. I bought it up many years ago from one of those "steal me" discount racks at the mall. It is a really good book, funny and has...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-02-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By CleverName
Soylent Green with people hide

Soylent Green with people hide
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 2,385
Posted By CleverName
I used to work at a movie theatre way back when...

I used to work at a movie theatre way back when "Pulp Fiction" was first released. It was rated R, so parents would often call and ask why, to see if it was OK to bring their kids. I would tell...
Forum: Travel 02-01-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 2,207
Posted By CleverName
I thought your friend was pulling your leg until...

I thought your friend was pulling your leg until I saw this: http://www.catcrap.com/
I was in Cozumel last summer and you could swim through the humidity. It didn't seem to affect my Canonet or...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-30-2005
Replies: 148
Views: 8,522
Posted By CleverName
got it. this is just extra stuff because it said...

got it. this is just extra stuff because it said my post was too short.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-29-2005
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By CleverName
I'm off to the bar in a few minutes, I'm bringing...

I'm off to the bar in a few minutes, I'm bringing my Canonet and 2 rolls of 3200.
There's a great Irish band playing, so expect plenty of out-of-focus shots next weekend:)
Forum: Off Topic 01-26-2005
Replies: 33
Views: 1,363
Posted By CleverName
Re: Never Again!

I saw this little blurb and had to take this photo off the wall and scan it. It was my '69 2000 I owned back in the '80's. It was the first car I ever owned and the one that taught me how to work...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-25-2005
Replies: 107
Views: 6,255
Posted By CleverName
Canon A-1, 50/1.4 and Delta 3200. (an SLR!! oh!...

Canon A-1, 50/1.4 and Delta 3200. (an SLR!! oh! the humanity!)

Rangefinder: Canonet QL-17 GII (w/ 40/1.7) and Delta 3200
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-24-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 1,608
Posted By CleverName
I'm amazed. Ya don't often see people who...

I'm amazed. Ya don't often see people who actually listen to complaints and suggestions and then actually do something about it.
Jorge, you've tried your best to make everybody happy and I'm sure...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-24-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 1,624
Posted By CleverName
hmmrrr...change bad...grumble, grumble...like...

hmmrrr...change bad...grumble, grumble...like old...humbug...
happy now.

The only thing I didn't like about the new layout was the colors and the tiny fonts. Everything else I could have gotten...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-24-2005
Replies: 60
Views: 4,076
Posted By CleverName
I'm interested in one of those Safrotto "like...

I'm interested in one of those Safrotto "like domke" bags too.
Let me know if anyone wants to do a group buy.

thanks.
Forum: Off Topic 01-22-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 1,875
Posted By CleverName
I have two canon fd 50mm lenses that are both...

I have two canon fd 50mm lenses that are both 55mm filter size. The f1.8 ones are pretty cheap but the f1.4 ones are still a bit pricey.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-21-2005
Replies: 120
Views: 15,630
Posted By CleverName
I like this idea too. We could start a thread or...

I like this idea too. We could start a thread or set up a gallery called "March, 23rd, noon" (or any random date). Any member who wanted to would take a photo of whatever they wanted at that...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-21-2005
Replies: 111
Views: 7,834
Posted By CleverName
Tulsa, OK USA

Tulsa, OK USA
Forum: Off Topic 01-20-2005
Replies: 37
Views: 2,102
Posted By CleverName
We just adopted a stray. A bit too soon after...

We just adopted a stray. A bit too soon after after loosing Zoe, (see avatar), but this cute little orange tabby was abandoned in my aunt's yard and her cat won't tolerate other cats. I haven't...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-20-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,810
Posted By CleverName
If it's an SLR photo, it has to be a really good...

If it's an SLR photo, it has to be a really good photo.
If it's a rangefinder photo, it doesn't have to be so good.

see my gallery for examples:)

welcome to the forum.
Forum: Off Topic 01-20-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 1,578
Posted By CleverName
I think this is an excellent suggestion. That...

I think this is an excellent suggestion. That officer may be on patrol the next time you're shooting in the park. It's always a good idea to have a friendly police officer around when you're alone...
Forum: Off Topic 01-18-2005
Replies: 48
Views: 3,184
Posted By CleverName
The first chimpanze behaviour I can think of...

The first chimpanze behaviour I can think of is...well, let's just say I wouldn't want to see it in our forum. I saw enough of it during the last election:)

I've been toying with the idea of...
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