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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-16-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you Range..I will go out and run some test...

Thank you Range..I will go out and run some test rolls this weekend..we'll see :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-15-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 5,017
Posted By jwicaksana
I just had my 2.8B repaired locally and it took...

I just had my 2.8B repaired locally and it took him 8 months - that is 32 weeks. It has been worked on by two different guys that took only 1-2 weeks each time, but the problem wasn't addressed. I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-15-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Fellas, it's been a while. I hope you are...

Fellas, it's been a while. I hope you are well.
This past weekend I collected the Rollei - after eight months.
Work done includes: focus adjustment, shutter, transport mechanism, film counter CLA'd,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-17-2015
Replies: 1,196
Views: 462,807
Posted By jwicaksana
That IS mint. :p

That IS mint. :p
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-17-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 18,115
Posted By jwicaksana
Thanks for clarifying. :)

Thanks for clarifying. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-13-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Hey mate, thanks for your kind words. I hope the...

Hey mate, thanks for your kind words. I hope the M2 arrives prettier than your expectations!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-13-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 18,115
Posted By jwicaksana
I found in the linked entry: Initial lot of...

I found in the linked entry:

Initial lot of lenses, designed, manufactured and hand-assembled in Japan by Mr Sadayasu Miyazaki.

Does that mean the subsequent lot/batch of lenses no longer hand...
Forum: Travel 12-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,584
Posted By jwicaksana
Agreed. If I remember correctly Tai O is near...

Agreed. If I remember correctly Tai O is near Ngong Ping/Big Buddha Statue which is a main tourist attraction, about a few bus stops away.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss189/jwicaksan...

http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss189/jwicaksana/sg_doves_zps91q0h946.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss189/jwicaksan...

http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss189/jwicaksana/bpn_lion_zps6dgllire.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss189/jwicaksan...

http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss189/jwicaksana/jtn_saad-4_zpslcncgrt3.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 15,493
Posted By jwicaksana
Great idea for a thread, and I definitely love...

Great idea for a thread, and I definitely love all your well worn instruments!

http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss189/jwicaksana/leicapoy_zpsvwbajbi0.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-03-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 4,691
Posted By jwicaksana
First one does it for me. Awesome shots here.

First one does it for me. Awesome shots here.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-19-2015
Replies: 218
Views: 24,676
Posted By jwicaksana
I hope this ends well for you..:):)

I hope this ends well for you..:):)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-19-2015
Replies: 218
Views: 24,676
Posted By jwicaksana
I use this approach as well. I also don't have...

I use this approach as well. I also don't have facebook and shoot film, and shooting film requires effort, depending on the person I shot I usually compliment them on their good looks/interesting...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-03-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 8,317
Posted By jwicaksana
+1 for FIND lab, some of us in Indonesia shipped...

+1 for FIND lab, some of us in Indonesia shipped our films all the way to have them processed by FIND, that means, excellent communication and minimal headache, they just get the job done.
Basic...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-02-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,119
Posted By jwicaksana
Sound advice. :)

Sound advice. :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-19-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 18,115
Posted By jwicaksana
Do you mind sending me a PM on how much the fee...

Do you mind sending me a PM on how much the fee is? And he will source the lens for us as well? Thanks.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-17-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,527
Posted By jwicaksana
Reading the beginning of the thread made me...

Reading the beginning of the thread made me nervous, but reading on, I was relieved. :)
Good to know it's working well for you, OP.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-17-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By jwicaksana
I think the main candidates for film Leica are...

I think the main candidates for film Leica are Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan. I was in Hong Kong recently and their prices are not attractive. They have impressive selection don't get me wrong, but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-16-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By jwicaksana
+1 on FIND Lab recommendation. Quite a few of us...

+1 on FIND Lab recommendation. Quite a few of us from Indonesia even ship ours to them for serious or paid work.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By jwicaksana
I use the 50mm lines with my Nokton 40 and M4-P....

I use the 50mm lines with my Nokton 40 and M4-P. The reason is I always have a sloppier framing with RF and having extra room can help later in post processing.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-15-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
It's been six weeks now and my Rollei is still...

It's been six weeks now and my Rollei is still sitting on his shelf..doesn't matter as long as he'll bring it back to tip top condition..
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-05-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,401
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you, Mudman.

Thank you, Mudman.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-01-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,401
Posted By jwicaksana
That is really impressive. Can you tell us about...

That is really impressive. Can you tell us about pixel binning method? I'd like to try it on my Canoscan 9000f ;) thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2015
Replies: 90
Views: 5,049
Posted By jwicaksana
Nikon F100 and 35 Art :)

Nikon F100 and 35 Art :)
Forum: Travel 09-28-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,309
Posted By jwicaksana
I use film case from JCH, found that with...

I use film case from JCH, found that with coordinated storage, it actually takes less space than to have them scattered all over my bag. Sad story I left my case with a few unexposed TriX inside. So...
Forum: The Angry Photographer - YouTube's Ken Wheeler 09-24-2015
Replies: 172
Views: 17,626
Posted By jwicaksana
Dante, I like your analogy with the cars.

Dante, I like your analogy with the cars.
Forum: The Angry Photographer - YouTube's Ken Wheeler 09-21-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 5,774
Posted By jwicaksana
I know, I know. Manual focus was not an option...

I know, I know. Manual focus was not an option for me, I am impressed by Zeiss, their Distagon 35/2, Biogon 35/2.8M, Makro Planar 50/2, oddly their second fastest is their prettiest?
It was a well...
Forum: The Angry Photographer - YouTube's Ken Wheeler 09-21-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 5,774
Posted By jwicaksana
Sigma 35 Art is also my favorite, it renders...

Sigma 35 Art is also my favorite, it renders nicely and for my application is the best option there is. Have tried Nikkor 35 f/2 AF-D, 35 f/1.8 AF-S FX, and psychologically I've always treated the...
Forum: The Angry Photographer - YouTube's Ken Wheeler 09-16-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 6,677
Posted By jwicaksana
Ken, welcome! I am a fan of your channel, though...

Ken, welcome! I am a fan of your channel, though at times find it hard to listen to you without an earphone due to colorful words you used hahaha. All good, all good. One special request from me,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-16-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 6,031
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7453/9319156778_48a...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7453/9319156778_48a43e80fb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fcv7CS)F3 HP 'Safari' (https://flic.kr/p/fcv7CS) by Jonathan Wicaksana...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,105
Posted By jwicaksana
I've faced the same dilemma about a year ago. In...

I've faced the same dilemma about a year ago. In fact I sold all my color stock and shoot all BW film. Then some guys started opening their own 'lab' and doing their marketing via instagram and such,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-07-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By jwicaksana
Which ArmorAll product is this? The vinyl...

Which ArmorAll product is this? The vinyl protectant? Thanks.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-07-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Like Marek said above, this still has the...

Like Marek said above, this still has the circular diaphragm blades, maybe 10 or 11 blades. The E that I'm holding on to, has only 5. ;)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-07-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Brett, your remark about five element lens...

Hi Brett, your remark about five element lens types made me remember this article over on photo.net, that, if indeed all Planar-equipped Rolleis are the 5 element type, will shine a little light on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-06-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
The Rollei Club website listed it as 1.250...

The Rollei Club website listed it as 1.250 produced, Brett.
Have you personally used or owned the B? I have the B and a close friend has an E, maybe we will run some tests. But the Biometar has...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-06-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 48,095
Posted By jwicaksana
I remember Rick told me that too, but if you go...

I remember Rick told me that too, but if you go that route, you have to fold the magnifier to compose. At least that has been my experience. :)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-05-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss189/jwicaksan...

http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss189/jwicaksana/2015-09-03%2008.35.08%201_zpsvpxsobgw.jpg (http://s574.photobucket.com/user/jwicaksana/media/2015-09-03%2008.35.08%201_zpsvpxsobgw.jpg.html)

My...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-05-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 48,095
Posted By jwicaksana
I think that is the case. My 2.8B came originally...

I think that is the case. My 2.8B came originally with glass screen, then my friend swapped it with a plastic screen from his 2.8E. The difference in thickness may affect this. Although, I put Rick's...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-04-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 48,095
Posted By jwicaksana
Sharing my experience with my 2.8B, it came with...

Sharing my experience with my 2.8B, it came with a screen swapped from 2.8E. All my rolls shot at f/8 or larger shows missed focus. Then I installed Rick Oleson's screen and it showed the infinity is...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-03-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Update, a friend of mine who has a camera shop...

Update, a friend of mine who has a camera shop and who also done repairs, agree to look at the situation. We sat down and assessed the camera, what needed to be done with it, and I have to wait 4...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-02-2015
Replies: 2,236
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 253,739
Posted By jwicaksana
Seller: rybolt Bought an F100 from him, very...

Seller: rybolt
Bought an F100 from him, very generous and kind seller, camera came better than described, shipping and communication is very fast. Very happy with the deal, do not hesitate to buy...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-23-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 9,161
Posted By jwicaksana
Talking to strangers, and using a charming camera...

Talking to strangers, and using a charming camera works best for me. In my case it's a TLR. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2015
Replies: 1,727
Views: 443,425
Posted By jwicaksana
Love the girl sitting there! Was that wide open...

Love the girl sitting there! Was that wide open at f/4?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-20-2015
Replies: 1,727
Views: 443,425
Posted By jwicaksana
Got a kit on loan, 6x7 body, meterless prism, and...

Got a kit on loan, 6x7 body, meterless prism, and 105 2.4 :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-19-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,634
Posted By jwicaksana
Update: Last night I cleaned all the foams off so...

Update: Last night I cleaned all the foams off so now it's back to its original state. Haven't had the chance to look at the negatives though.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-18-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,634
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Dan, I did press a pen light against every...

Hi Dan, I did press a pen light against every exposed screw hole in dark room, but none is actually leaking light to the film chamber. I am planning to tape the holes with a black tape just to be...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-18-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,634
Posted By jwicaksana
I've seen said listings on eBay but I agree...

I've seen said listings on eBay but I agree prices are not too low for what they are. I'll keep an eye open for possible sources. Thanks! :)


Joe, I have called Mr. Tay about a week ago, and he said...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-17-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,634
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you Joe, I note that there is still the...

Thank you Joe, I note that there is still the original finish on the inner side of the door, and I'd like to wait and try other things before I do something permanent like painting it. Thanks again!...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-17-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,634
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Joe, thanks for pointing the source of the...

Hi Joe, thanks for pointing the source of the leak. I am trying to find which part of the right hand side that causes it. As for the light trap, here it is, but this was done just this morning and I...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-17-2015
Replies: 190
Views: 22,125
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Dan, good stuff here very very nice tones and...

Hi Dan, good stuff here very very nice tones and processing and scanning, everything is gorgeous. I am still on honeymoon phase with my new to me Rollei 2.8B but it is somewhat problematic. Your...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-17-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Brett, judging by the looks, there is no...

Hi Brett, judging by the looks, there is no massive dent from being dropped visible. Due to no leatherette covering being present, I am starting to think that one or two holes is leaking light to the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-16-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,634
Posted By jwicaksana
Help with Light Leak on Rolleiflex 2.8B

Hi Folks,

I have done my research and read related posts about this but still can't be sure about what is causing this on my Rollei. I will try to make this detailed and complete so it can serve as...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-13-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,899
Posted By jwicaksana
Thanks for sharing, I have deep respect for old...

Thanks for sharing, I have deep respect for old school technician. In my country, surviving camera repairmen are not well equipped with precision instrument, they often depend on feeling and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-12-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
I also read some references about flocking the...

I also read some references about flocking the internal chamber, most talk about Yashica Mats, but I wonder if Rolleis will benefit from said operation? I remember reading a comment from our own Dan...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-12-2015
Replies: 811
Views: 121,666
Posted By jwicaksana
Vincent, I really love that gentleman on the bike...

Vincent, I really love that gentleman on the bike with straw hats. The hats look well made, too!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-12-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Brett, my B has a leak from one corner. I...

Hi Brett, my B has a leak from one corner. I observe that the back is not exactly straight. How important is it to have a straight back to ensure no light leak is happening? Thanks.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-12-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,935
Posted By jwicaksana
Hello from a fellow M4-P owner. Your leather...

Hello from a fellow M4-P owner. Your leather looks really nice! Can you tell me what model is it?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-11-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By jwicaksana
FWIW, I took my Rollei to Hong Kong last week,...

FWIW, I took my Rollei to Hong Kong last week, and one day I had to move to another hotel. I put the Rollei in my rolling suitcase, dragged it down the stairs, up and down the train stations, you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-11-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,115
Posted By jwicaksana
Yes I'd also like to hear your thoughts on this ;)

Yes I'd also like to hear your thoughts on this ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-10-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,115
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Keith, I am also a D700 user and have been...

Hi Keith, I am also a D700 user and have been watching prices for proper future replacement. With the way D3s even D3 prices have been holding on, I'd say that's not expensive. Having free cards...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 08-09-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 36,029
Posted By jwicaksana
I scan it just as I do paper document, with my...

I scan it just as I do paper document, with my Canoscan 9000f. I saved it as tiff then import to Lightroom and edit there to match the original...
Forum: Travel 08-09-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 18,014
Posted By jwicaksana
Thanks kepa for the detailed info. During my...

Thanks kepa for the detailed info. During my stay, I went to Sim City, and the shops in Carnarvon Road - All Good Friend Camera, K&M Camera, etc, and DotWell next door. I got two rolls developed by...
Forum: Travel 07-29-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,420
Posted By jwicaksana
I'll be leaving to HK first flight tomorrow, and...

I'll be leaving to HK first flight tomorrow, and am taking my M4-P and Rolleiflex 2.8B. Film wise, I brought too many rolls and too many different stocks, but the main characters are TX400 for Leica...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-27-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
So after running some tests, I've found that this...

So after running some tests, I've found that this camera exposed only 9.5 frames on a 120 film. I loaded as instructed in the manual, also confirmed by a number of tutorials on the web. After the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,374
Posted By jwicaksana
Allow me to chime in, I have owned/still own F4s...

Allow me to chime in, I have owned/still own F4s and F4e along with 55 1.2 NAI, 50 1.4 AIS, 50 1.8 Long Nose, 55 2.8 Micro AIS, 50 1.8 AF-D. My finding:
- The 1.2 is hard to nail focus wide open with...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 3,182
Posted By jwicaksana
Tuning in for more progress, my III says hi. :)

Tuning in for more progress, my III says hi. :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-26-2015
Replies: 111
Views: 13,655
Posted By jwicaksana
What irrational thing? It's all completely...

What irrational thing? It's all completely rational.. :) :)
Forum: Travel 07-23-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 18,014
Posted By jwicaksana
Where is the best place to get a good used F100...

Where is the best place to get a good used F100 body? :)
Forum: Travel 07-20-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 18,014
Posted By jwicaksana
Mint black Canonet sounds really tempting. I'll...

Mint black Canonet sounds really tempting. I'll stop by Sunrisephoto. Thanks for the tip!

Yes that's what I mean, the dodgy 'tourist trap' places. Thanks!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-19-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Thanks Will! That is my favorite part as well,...

Thanks Will! That is my favorite part as well, due to my ownership of Rolleicord, that is one of the nice things I found in the Flex.


Marek, you are right, alcohol did not do anything to the glue...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-17-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Hello Steve, I have ran just one roll thru it, it...

Hello Steve, I have ran just one roll thru it, it was smooth and I liked it a lot. I will take it out again soon and have some of the results posted here. Thanks for stopping by!


Hi Marek, thanks...
Forum: Travel 07-17-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 18,014
Posted By jwicaksana
Are those the good honest sellers? How are the...

Are those the good honest sellers? How are the prices compared to eBay or so? Thanks :)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-16-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you Sir! The shutter is soft and lovely...

Thank you Sir! The shutter is soft and lovely nonetheless. :)






Thank you for your kind words. Is there a way to put the video preview on the thread? I've done it on some other websites but...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-13-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 5,868
Posted By jwicaksana
Hello :) Two months ago a good friend of mine...

Hello :)

Two months ago a good friend of mine got himself a Rollei 2.8E. He's been obsessed with 2.8 Rolleis for the longest time, and he was in a hurry when he bought his old 2.8B with Biometar...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-09-2015
Replies: 9,251
Views: 925,396
Posted By jwicaksana
Probably not a very interesting story to you guys...

Probably not a very interesting story to you guys in this forum, but despite having a D700 and some primes, I bought a Tamron 17-50 to pair with my entry level D5200 for a project. This is like going...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-27-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 6,085
Posted By jwicaksana
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5569/15143322992_71c...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5569/15143322992_71c91576b8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p5aukJ)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/p5aukJ) by Jonathan Wicaksana (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jwicaksana/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 12,411
Posted By jwicaksana
Yes agreed on using expired film with no issues,...

Yes agreed on using expired film with no issues, I do that from time to time as well. Thanks for sharing the situation about B&H and Adorama!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-02-2015
Replies: 124
Views: 36,104
Posted By jwicaksana
Great idea for a thread. I wanted to start it but...

Great idea for a thread. I wanted to start it but wasn't confident - I thought it is impossible for RFF not to have a F2 thread. But hey I was wrong. :)
Mine is strangely the last addition to my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-01-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 12,411
Posted By jwicaksana
Maybe simply because of the expiry date? :)

Maybe simply because of the expiry date? :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-22-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
At the current exchange rate, a roll of TriX is...

At the current exchange rate, a roll of TriX is USD11 if you can find any. I'd say you bring as many rolls as you can, if you have leftovers we can arrange so I can absorb them hahaha.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 5,350
Posted By jwicaksana
I was in the same situation a few years back. I...

I was in the same situation a few years back. I do not shoot sports but I had many similar gear as you have now. 5Dc, 50D, 17-40L, 70-200f4IS, F3, F4, and a few Nikkor primes too. I am now in Nikon...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Rio, For black and white processing we...

Hi Rio,

For black and white processing we usually arrange group buys and distribute the costs evenly, or we use home brew chemicals. The last posts were developed with home brewed Pyrocat-MC.
Where...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7471/16095786400_5d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7471/16095786400_5d70789591_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qwk7wC)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/qwk7wC) by jwicaksana (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7573/15570186664_98...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7573/15570186664_984201d5f1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pHTh3d)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/pHTh3d) by jwicaksana (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 5,188
Posted By jwicaksana
Good luck with the backlog, Phil. The M4-P is...

Good luck with the backlog, Phil. The M4-P is doing great and currently has a Kodak XX inside.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7461/16191786032_cf...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7461/16191786032_cff06284ff_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qEP8SG)
Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/qEP8SG) by jwicaksana (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 18,492
Posted By jwicaksana
I spot a MKII Kingston there? :D:D:D

I spot a MKII Kingston there? :D:D:D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 4,101
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5604/15492793905_1b...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5604/15492793905_1ba332f70f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pB3BSi)

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2945/15305878639_e8882b9a8a_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-12-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you John for your kind words. This is the...

Thank you John for your kind words. This is the MC version, and the color photos are the best that I can get from local labs. Thanks again, have a good one!
Forum: Travel 09-24-2014
Replies: 161
Views: 19,537
Posted By jwicaksana
Hello Margus, I've been looking at this thread...

Hello Margus, I've been looking at this thread for three days now and haven't posted anything yet :))
I guess what I'd like to say is, if you ever release a book, I will buy it!!
Please let me know...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-23-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,407
Posted By jwicaksana
The Beekeeper is my favourite.

The Beekeeper is my favourite.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-18-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,900
Posted By jwicaksana
I think the leather patch you posted is supported...

I think the leather patch you posted is supported by the X stitches. It seems like genuine leather, what I would do, heat them up a little using hair dryer, then rub on some mink oil, usually used...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-18-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
If all goes well, I will receive a 28 2.8 AIS by...

If all goes well, I will receive a 28 2.8 AIS by next week. The one lens that I think as the ideal mate to F3.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-17-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 4,101
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3881/15251139996_9b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3881/15251139996_9b14e88e4e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/peG5zA)

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5576/15274140765_3d1d52b852_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pgHXUz)

Pyrocat-MC...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-14-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 4,101
Posted By jwicaksana
I did mine, 24 minutes, full agitation in the...

I did mine, 24 minutes, full agitation in the first minute, then gentle swirls at the 8th, 16th, 22nd minute. Not satisfied yet with the results with Polypan F. I've got this bulk roll of Ultrafine...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-10-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,406
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you Chris, have a great day!

Thank you Chris, have a great day!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-09-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 4,101
Posted By jwicaksana
Thanks Chris, definitely will give stronger...

Thanks Chris, definitely will give stronger agitation for the next developing session. Also have read and applied your tutorial there and will try to train myself more on digital post...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By jwicaksana
My M4-P and Nokton 40 1.4 said hi! Nice photos,...

My M4-P and Nokton 40 1.4 said hi! Nice photos, the grain makes it look like a newspaper article.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 4,101
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Chris, thanks a lot for your insights. The...

Hi Chris, thanks a lot for your insights. The three images you posted are gorgeous, especially the second one. All three shows different aspects of both your vision and technique. Those are also very...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 4,101
Posted By jwicaksana
Let's Talk About Pyro! :)

Hello friends,

So the other day a friend of mine hooked me up with his home brewed Pyrocat-MC. I tend to be technical and specific when it comes to developing films, so then I proceeded to scour the...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-04-2014
Replies: 761
Views: 242,765
Posted By jwicaksana
That makes sense, as I imagine the finger won't...

That makes sense, as I imagine the finger won't have to go that far back. ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By jwicaksana
Is the negative scratched? Could also be scanner...

Is the negative scratched? Could also be scanner issue.
Forum: Argus RF 09-03-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 10,934
Posted By jwicaksana
Usually posts like this made me want to look up...

Usually posts like this made me want to look up the camera and consider buying it, but in this case I am convinced that the photographer is a genius. Enjoying each one of them greatly.
Forum: Nikon RF 09-01-2014
Replies: 761
Views: 242,765
Posted By jwicaksana
Can't really argue with that. But for now I want...

Can't really argue with that. But for now I want to concentrate on developing and scanning BW films, then if I'm good enough maybe I'll branch out to Nikon RFs haha..
Forum: Nikon RF 08-31-2014
Replies: 761
Views: 242,765
Posted By jwicaksana
So yesterday we had a little gathering here in...

So yesterday we had a little gathering here in the south side of Jakarta, where quirky friends gathered together and talk about film photography and vinyl records. One friend showed up with an S2,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-27-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 18,492
Posted By jwicaksana
I actually expected a lot more responds in this...

I actually expected a lot more responds in this thread, as I thought cameras and watches have similar attraction, especially mechanical ones. Anyway, here's my humble...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-27-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 6,225
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2939/14101206607_fb...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2939/14101206607_fb559734ee_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nu5nrR)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3818/14287746635_0da9ec7a02_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nLyrie)

Tri-X 400...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-27-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 6,418
Posted By jwicaksana
I have also have very positive experience with...

I have also have very positive experience with YY. Long before I can afford an M body, we exchanged emails, basically me bugging him to put together a beater M for me. He couldn't do that so he...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-17-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Cal, thanks for sharing your story. I hope you...

Hi Cal, thanks for sharing your story. I hope you and your family enjoy a lot better condition than it was when you were growing up.

I have sold the FE2 and decided to stick with the F3HP. In fact I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-14-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Cal, sorry about your friend. Please stay safe, I...

Cal, sorry about your friend. Please stay safe, I remember you saying you got quite some muscle around the neck and arm area, so that should help alert wannabe attackers. :)

Gil, nice to see you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-09-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2931/14617024265_b3...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2931/14617024265_b39752d63d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ogE54K)

So yeah I tried the Brenizer method, D7000 and 55 1.2 wide open. This was stitched from about 21 images....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-08-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Dirk, please do feel free to share, I really...

Dirk, please do feel free to share, I really appreciate your insights. Well noted on your points, D3 is feasible, D3s and D800 or D800e, not yet. :D
On big hole lenses, I currently have 55 1.2, and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Cal, thanks for the detailed response as...

Hi Cal, thanks for the detailed response as always. So I decided to rent it for profit (HA!) in that I bought it, played with it overnight, and flip it the next day. Overall, I am impressed with the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Gil, If agitation/developing method stays the...

Hi Gil,

If agitation/developing method stays the same, then most probably it has something to do with the dilution. Or maybe new scanner is resolving the fine details or maybe it applied excessive...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-03-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 14,988
Posted By jwicaksana
I agree with f16sunshine above, mainly it has to...

I agree with f16sunshine above, mainly it has to do with which lens you have on the Rolleiflex. I have used Flex and Cord and Mat 124G, and of all three 124Gs I tried, none have clean optics. All of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-03-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi all, (Hi Gil, nice to meet you here too) I am...

Hi all, (Hi Gil, nice to meet you here too) I am having some kind of transition period here. I got a deal with a guy to buy all his camera, FM2n, FE2, F4s, and a Canonet. F4s meh, functionally okay...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Hello Gil, thanks for stopping by. It is always...

Hello Gil, thanks for stopping by. It is always nice to meet a fellow M4-P owner. I also own only one M lens, that is the Nokton 40. Good luck on that Cron ASPH! I have been eyeing on 21 Color...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Tried cross processing for the first time, Fuji...

Tried cross processing for the first time, Fuji Superia 200 in Rodinal. Negative looked really dense, I had a hard time seeing the border between frames. Scanning made them visible, but I kinda like...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3876/14411228816_60...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3876/14411228816_600076186f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nXtjfm)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-30-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5472/14247909767_5a...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5472/14247909767_5ae14108ce_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nH3gbF)
Same formula as above, exposure was maybe 1/60 f/2 judging by how things look. This way of shooting is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-30-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3914/14247709879_77...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3914/14247709879_77c2407664_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nH2eLk)

Leica M4-P | Nokton 40 1.4
Agfa APX 100 in Rodinal pushed I don't know how many stops :p
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By jwicaksana
Wow that's a fantastic deal on fantastic lenses....

Wow that's a fantastic deal on fantastic lenses. We have quite a few SLR guys from Australia, so you should be able to receive solid advices. Enjoy!!
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,011
Posted By jwicaksana
Congrats, that camera has a good reputation. Also...

Congrats, that camera has a good reputation. Also in black, which is always nicer. :) The above suggestions about prints and coffee are spot on.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-05-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 10,466
Posted By jwicaksana
For the love of...

For the love of Xenars:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7343/8724040171_a75a22382e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ehUZcH)
Ubud, Bali (https://flic.kr/p/ehUZcH) by jwicaksana...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-05-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 5,230
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi folks, I just bought a Yashica Mat 124G (Code...

Hi folks, I just bought a Yashica Mat 124G (Code name YM124G?) last night. Gave it a quick clean up, and will run some rolls thru it this coming weekend. I just had a nightmare dismantling a Pentax...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-05-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By jwicaksana
Congratulations, you have something I am still...

Congratulations, you have something I am still learning to do: selling something the next day after acquiring new stuff.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-05-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By jwicaksana
If it works fine for you, and I imagine build...

If it works fine for you, and I imagine build quality would be good as expected from Rolleis of that era, then from practical point of view it should work out to your advantage. How about a picture...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,276
Posted By jwicaksana
You are great at telling stories! You make...

You are great at telling stories! You make something as simple as meal on the plane interesting because it's part of a story. Greetings from Jakarta.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-04-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 22,794
Posted By jwicaksana
If patience is a virtue, then you'll surely...

If patience is a virtue, then you'll surely receive a lot in return. Hope everything works out to the best of possible.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-01-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 5,894
Posted By jwicaksana
Sinar - in Indonesian, it means 'light' or 'ray...

Sinar - in Indonesian, it means 'light' or 'ray of light'
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,562
Posted By jwicaksana
I have PMed you my details. Big thanks for your...

I have PMed you my details. Big thanks for your generosity. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Francisco, thanks for your kind words. :o M4...

Hi Francisco, thanks for your kind words. :o
M4 and M4-P are two different cameras according to some people, one represents the peak of mechanical (some say artistic) achievement of Leica and the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,562
Posted By jwicaksana
Any love for your mate in Indonesia, a Vivitar...

Any love for your mate in Indonesia, a Vivitar tele lens, perhaps? :D
If at all possible, I am happy to discuss shipping. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3714/14285743802_79...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3714/14285743802_7906a31c56_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nLoaVC)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3818/14287746635_0da9ec7a02_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/14284410971_e5...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/14284410971_e5772c3f77_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nLgkHM)


About two stops underexposed, TX400 pushed in Rodinal 1:100, semi stand development. ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-27-2014
Replies: 347
Views: 120,769
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3714/14285743802_79...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3714/14285743802_7906a31c56_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nLoaVC)


TX400 EI 1600
3 minutes pre soak
90 minutes semi stand, Rodinal 1:100
Agitation for the 1st minute
2...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-27-2014
Replies: 347
Views: 120,769
Posted By jwicaksana
Hello, writing back after more time and...

Hello, writing back after more time and experiment with this developer/technique. I exposed Tri-X at 1600 and did some semi stand in Rodinal 1:100. The result was very nice, the negative is a lot...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-22-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 31,840
Posted By jwicaksana
John, wow, such clean F2 and the film door paint...

John, wow, such clean F2 and the film door paint is still like new!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By jwicaksana
Juan spoke the truth. :) Additionally, where I...

Juan spoke the truth. :)
Additionally, where I live, I need drinking water or distilled water to get stand dev working properly. Too many dissolved mineral in water can ruin the high dilution...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-12-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Are you the same yesaroos I know? If yes, why...

Are you the same yesaroos I know? If yes, why don't try to bring it to om Halim and see what he thinks? Nice score BTW.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-11-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 58,816
Posted By jwicaksana
I'm interested in dedicated film scanner for...

I'm interested in dedicated film scanner for 35mm, in this case a Minolta Dual Scan or a Pakon. Please share your thoughts/experience on these two in terms of scan quality (sharpness, detail, dynamic...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-08-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3709/12298935636_f1...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3709/12298935636_f16d7291bb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/jJPg5q)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/jJPg5q) by jwicaksana (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-05-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Good choice. :) Welcome to the club.

Good choice. :) Welcome to the club.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 31,840
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7174/13964997074_3d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7174/13964997074_3dc309ceae_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nh3g6C)
Nikon F2S | Nikkor 55 1.2
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 31,840
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5104/13984525423_83...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5104/13984525423_832126126e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/niLmci)

Nikon F2S | Nikkor 55 1.2
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By jwicaksana
I know some sellers do not really like PayPal for...

I know some sellers do not really like PayPal for their buyer-heavy protection, but if both have good intentions, PayPal and insured, trackable shipping will protect both sides from fraud. Apart from...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 04-22-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 4,402
Posted By jwicaksana
I bought a 5-pack from Freestyle and found them...

I bought a 5-pack from Freestyle and found them to be very low in quality. Never used them, they are just sitting on my desk. I respool old canisters that I used.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-21-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5317/13961382112_8f...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5317/13961382112_8f96d503c1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ngHJuG)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-21-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7094/13984509683_1c...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7094/13984509683_1cc2cc9b97_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/niLgvV)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-16-2014
Replies: 1,727
Views: 443,425
Posted By jwicaksana
OT: WOW that thing is clean.

OT: WOW that thing is clean.
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-15-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By jwicaksana
I use D7000 too, and I strongly prefer 35 f/2...

I use D7000 too, and I strongly prefer 35 f/2 AF-D for its lack of distortion compared to 35 1.8 DX. Awesome primes are 50 1.4 AF-S, and te 105 DC. Wide end wise, I use 18-70 cheap kit lens that is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-13-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 31,840
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you Mike, that lens has been in our family...

Thank you Mike, that lens has been in our family for a long time, my uncle recalled buying it right when the Nikon introduced AI lens. He said he could bought a 50 1.4 AI for the same price, but he...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-12-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 31,840
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Kevin, yeap I can totally tell yours used...

Hi Kevin, yeap I can totally tell yours used elaborate lighting setup. I am now doing light seals replacement on mine. Left Goo Gone on it last night, see if I can now get it thoroughly clean, then...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By jwicaksana
Also on the receiving side, I have received...

Also on the receiving side, I have received safely one Rolleicord from the US and one Leica M from Sweden, all within 3 weeks time door to door. Smaller cheaper items like films from Freestyle, Maco,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,697
Posted By jwicaksana
A couple of great ones right here on RFF...

A couple of great ones right here on RFF classifieds. Congratulations on your upcoming purchase.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-10-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 3,679
Posted By jwicaksana
I wash them in the bathroom, with warm water and...

I wash them in the bathroom, with warm water and face cleansing soap, their oil removing properties is especially useful. Just soak them and let the soap work, then rinse, then hang to air dry.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-09-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 31,840
Posted By jwicaksana
How much for a brassy DE1 finder in your part of...

How much for a brassy DE1 finder in your part of the world, Cal? I can totally see that even big SLRs are actually quite small and it's their finders that make them big.

Kevin, I was so inspired...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 31,840
Posted By jwicaksana
As promised,...

As promised, Cal:
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7343/13708548554_31088971ea_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mTnTTq)

Now we can hang here to talk about F2 and your thread shall remain safe.



Beautiful...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-01-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 31,840
Posted By jwicaksana
I have just received my F2S less than a week ago,...

I have just received my F2S less than a week ago, and I really like the spontaneous and responsive shutter action. Hmm it feels good!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-31-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 31,840
Posted By jwicaksana
Checking in and resurrecting an old thread, I...

Checking in and resurrecting an old thread, I believe there are fare more F2 lovers in RFF than than pages in this thread indicate. :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-29-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
If this is a respond to my Q about strap, first...

If this is a respond to my Q about strap, first off, thank you. I have fitted my F3 and F2 with a cotton canvas made, about 1" width, made locally by my friend. I rarely use any tele lenses, and for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-29-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Cal, thanks a lot for your kind response,...

Hi Cal, thanks a lot for your kind response, insights and suggestions. So glad to know that my F2 brings a positive note to this great thread. Apologies for others that we talk about the F2 for a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,513
Posted By jwicaksana
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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-27-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Thanks Cal. In my short analog adventure, brassed...

Thanks Cal.
In my short analog adventure, brassed and used cameras always get more love from me compared to minty ones. I am so excited, waiting for the delivery guy to ring my doorbell. I even...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
I just paid for a Nikon F2S in black, the seller...

I just paid for a Nikon F2S in black, the seller said he'd ship it this afternoon and I asked him to opt for rush shipping.
Trivia: In bahasa Indonesia, we have a saying 'bekas perang' to describe...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
Nice path John, seems like each have different...

Nice path John, seems like each have different places in different times in our life, as our needs and photography style/vision develops.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5068/13417823205_c9...

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2014
Replies: 4,698
Views: 1,330,825
Posted By jwicaksana
Please allow me to play along...

Please allow me to play along ;)


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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2014
Replies: 4,698
Views: 1,330,825
Posted By jwicaksana
Erik and Cris, amazing images. Post #4653 is...

Erik and Cris, amazing images. Post #4653 is especially lovely.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-25-2014
Replies: 864
Views: 148,298
Posted By jwicaksana
So yesterday I visited my friend's shop, and...

So yesterday I visited my friend's shop, and somehow these F and F2s began to find their ways to my hand. I am seriously tempted to get them, to pair with my pre-AI Nikkor. Did your love for F3...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-25-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 5,049
Posted By jwicaksana
Not sure how long is 'anymore' but I have left my...

Not sure how long is 'anymore' but I have left my F4e sitting for a few months now, and I am longing for smaller cameras. It does its job admirably though, but sometimes it is too bulky to be carried...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
After some business trips which were largely...

After some business trips which were largely unphotogenic and tight in schedule, I have some rolls developed, and here shown two lovely boys, my friend's sons at a friend's wedding. Off topic but my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5494/12382468594_2e...

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you, I am smiling from ear to ear now. :p

Thank you, I am smiling from ear to ear now. :p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
You are right Sir, these are Frontier scans. The...

You are right Sir, these are Frontier scans. The highlights are blown harshly and I had to work hard to expand the tonal range during post production. Sharpness wise, they are sharp on grain level,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Dear friends, any comments on the color images I...

Dear friends, any comments on the color images I posted on the Lombok/Gili series? Those are scanned by a commercial lab, a bit too contrasty and sharp for my taste, in other words, not how I would...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7381/12382002335_1ed...

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Hi Will, maybe my friend who took the shot...

Hi Will, maybe my friend who took the shot uploaded it. I don't have a facebook account but it is a pleasure to meet you here. ;) Thanks for stopping by.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Hong Kong does seem to have a lot of Leica, would...

Hong Kong does seem to have a lot of Leica, would be very nice to have a look. Thanks for the offer! :)
Jalan Surabaya is very touristy and mostly geared towards antiques and not cameras. Check out...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7435/12381013404_fda...

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you Sir, glad you enjoyed it. Yogyakarta is...

Thank you Sir, glad you enjoyed it. Yogyakarta is nice, the next time you're in Jakarta please feel free to contact me, I can take you to market for analog cameras. One RFF member from Australia did,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7319/12380746293_289...

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://ycpi-farm3.staticflickr.com/2887/1238074005...

http://ycpi-farm3.staticflickr.com/2887/12380740053_6d94ed44b9_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jwicaksana/12380740053/)

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5513/12380698173_e4...

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-05-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Thank you Paul for your kind words. :)

Thank you Paul for your kind words. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7353/12298914606_621...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7353/12298914606_6216b2b381_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jwicaksana/12298914606/)
Leica M4-P | Nokton 40 1.4 | Kodak TMax 100
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3693/12298924466_ebc...

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Leica M4-P | Nokton 40 1.4 | Lomography Lady Grey 400
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-03-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7387/12298515783_44a...

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Phil, thank you for stopping by. I truly feel it...

Phil, thank you for stopping by. I truly feel it is a very special camera, and the mods done on it is JUST the way I wanted my M to be. I even ran a trial a la carte design on Leica website, and I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 19,687
Posted By jwicaksana
Finally I can run some test shot! First ones are...

Finally I can run some test shot! First ones are my lovable four legged friends around the house, nothing to be proud of but I know my kit is working well....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 3,952
Posted By jwicaksana
Very useful for me, thanks for sharing, Chris.

Very useful for me, thanks for sharing, Chris.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 10,167
Posted By jwicaksana
Mamiya 645 | Fuji...

Mamiya 645 | Fuji 400H

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5532/11829627313_ab581cb11d_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jwicaksana/11829627313/)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 6,301
Posted By jwicaksana
OP: I would vote for the M4, easier loading,...

OP: I would vote for the M4, easier loading, faster rewind, frameline for 35mm and easier to see 50mm lines. I have compared my M4-P with my friend's M3 DS which was said to be the pinnacle of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-02-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By jwicaksana
One thing I remember about him, is Steve McQueen...

One thing I remember about him, is Steve McQueen gave John a mug that says 'For work beyond the call of duty' or something like that. Best wishes to the mourning family and friends.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-01-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By jwicaksana
I went with 6603 and am happy with my purchase....

I went with 6603 and am happy with my purchase. You can even see my comparison shot on the Rolleicord III on Rick's page that you linked. :)
The split image goes well with magnifier, and the pattern...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 4,175
Posted By jwicaksana
Congrats on your M4-P, sounds like a good deal,...

Congrats on your M4-P, sounds like a good deal, especially if you got it from your trusty tech. I too have an M4-P and mine doesn't even have serial number on the shoe, internal mods were done and...
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