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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 267
Views: 13,014
Posted By f16sunshine
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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 1 Day Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By f16sunshine
Oh man! The hunt is back on for one of these...

Oh man! The hunt is back on for one of these :D
Nice samples Dave!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By f16sunshine
Ha ! A selfie ? ...

Ha !

A selfie ? :D
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Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By f16sunshine
It does sound like the lens. Returning after...

It does sound like the lens. Returning after 6months is probably not cool but.. you can try.
DAG or focal point for tuning it.
DAG has been very reasonable to do so for me in the past. Still you are...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By f16sunshine
It's an ltm lens. Are you using it on an M mount...

It's an ltm lens. Are you using it on an M mount body with an adapter?
Adapters are highly suspect when focus issues come up.
Most cheap ones are nearly worthless.
The voigtlander ones are best and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Days Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 4,799
Posted By f16sunshine
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Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 3 Days Ago
Replies: 127
Views: 6,237
Posted By f16sunshine
It's ridicules that Leica would even consider the...

It's ridicules that Leica would even consider the continued sale of these cameras (ME, MM) after admitting the potoential likelyhood for failure.

It's not like they came out and said "hey we...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 3 Days Ago
Replies: 127
Views: 6,237
Posted By f16sunshine
Hehe... this statement wins the internet :p

Hehe... this statement wins the internet :p
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By f16sunshine
I like the frain in this scan. This film was not...

I like the frain in this scan.
This film was not one I ever tried.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9,316
Views: 734,136
Posted By f16sunshine
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Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By f16sunshine
Actually Red is much better! :p

Actually Red is much better! :p
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 2,660
Posted By f16sunshine
What's up with lenses? The IBIS is great but .......

What's up with lenses? The IBIS is great but .... AF primes yo! Where are they?
Already a second ideration of the body and only a handful of optics available...
Sony is still an electronics company...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By f16sunshine
Maybe. The coolest feature of these cameras is...

Maybe.
The coolest feature of these cameras is you can mount their XF lenses on them.
Both of mine still do that and produce wonderful results !
You're right though. Some things they will not give...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By f16sunshine
I suppose any hope for color selection in "focus...

I suppose any hope for color selection in "focus peaking" for Xpro1 and XE1 should be abandoned :(
This is the 2nd FW update since peaking was introduced to those models and we still do not have it....
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By f16sunshine
Just keep working. It's how any craft person...

Just keep working. It's how any craft person finds their niche materials and output.
Keep working. Keep experimenting. Keep looking for inspiration and the input of those that inspire you.
If you...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By f16sunshine
It's a manual mechanical shutter. You can choose...

It's a manual mechanical shutter. You can choose whatever spped you like.
If you use the internal meter simply double the shutter speed ( or half the aperture.. etc) from what the meter reads when...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 6 Days Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 3,735
Posted By f16sunshine
Thanks Doug! You answered my question and...

Thanks Doug! You answered my question and more.
I'll probably Load this iMac with Yosemite this weekend. After using it since for a while now on the laptop.. I see no reason not to. :)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 1 Week Ago
Replies: 124
Views: 4,629
Posted By f16sunshine
+1 I would take a 50mm GR even if it was f4 max...

+1
I would take a 50mm GR even if it was f4 max aperture :D
A real 50 though not a 50mm equivalent!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 1 Week Ago
Replies: 124
Views: 4,629
Posted By f16sunshine
The XA3 for film. mju2 Almost gets it but... I...

The XA3 for film. mju2 Almost gets it but... I find the scale focus is easier to "shoot from the hip" than Autofocus.
Ricoh GR easily wins the digital pocket camera.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 3,735
Posted By f16sunshine
Was it the migration or the move to Yosemite from...

Was it the migration or the move to Yosemite from Mavericks that caused the issue?


I've loaded Yosemite on my mba 11" without any trouble.
I have been waiting on my iMac to see what bugs or...
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By f16sunshine
There is not any "move up" from a Domke gripper...

There is not any "move up" from a Domke gripper if you like neck straps.
Maybe a move sideways to something equally useful! :)

I've used grippers for some time.
They don't last forever....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9,316
Views: 734,136
Posted By f16sunshine
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Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By f16sunshine
It's one of those lenses. Performance is so...

It's one of those lenses.

Performance is so nice. Ergonomics make it unpopular.
I've owned it twice and probably will again!
Nice samples!!
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 2,395
Posted By f16sunshine
The basis for my cynisism is from...

The basis for my cynisism is from observation.

The "art world" is just another commerce engine.
It creates value by implying scarcity. Nothing more.
Any actual talent is a seperate although often...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 6,231
Posted By f16sunshine
This is the first "kit" Focal range zoom I...

This is the first "kit" Focal range zoom I actually really like.
It gives surprisingly nice results and the IS works wonderfully!

at 27mm and...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 2,395
Posted By f16sunshine
These are desperate times for originality. As...

These are desperate times for originality.

As most clichés are true this one is well.... "there are very few original ideas left in this world".

"Unusual" may be as close to original as some...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,706
Posted By f16sunshine
Even though it has a motor advance, the Contax...

Even though it has a motor advance, the Contax Aria is very descreetly quiet.
The mirror is barely noticable. Same for the Contax RX.
Mechanical Cameras I would say th OM's are as quiet as the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,303
Posted By f16sunshine
Bay 1 to threaded adapters are nice too. I have a...

Bay 1 to threaded adapters are nice too.
I have a bunch of 46mm filters for my RF's from when I used the Contax G system and, years ago got a bay one to 46mm adapter that I have used on My Y-Mats...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By f16sunshine
For the more adventurous DIYer Butkus has this...

For the more adventurous DIYer Butkus has this battery converter tutorial (http://www.butkus.org/chinon/batt-adapt-us.pdf) :D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 2,128
Posted By f16sunshine
I Apologize if this page is the mobile version....

I Apologize if this page is the mobile version.
http://99designs.com/designer-blog/2013/02/26/ppi-vs-dpi-whats-the-difference/Ppi vs Dpi explained quite nicely.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By f16sunshine
^^^^ Hilarious!! :D :D

^^^^
Hilarious!!
:D :D
Forum: Digital Fixed Lens Advanced Compacts 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By f16sunshine
At the moment I have both xe1 And xpro1 with side...

At the moment I have both xe1 And xpro1 with side grips on each.
They really are not that much different in size with regard to right hand grip area.
Button spacing... sure the xpro has a bit better...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By f16sunshine
As the previous have said... what you describe is...

As the previous have said... what you describe is normal behavior.
The meter arm is out of view when a lens is removed and/or if the advance is in need of forwarding.
If you really want to see the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By f16sunshine
Like Lawrence I also am more deliberate with a...

Like Lawrence I also am more deliberate with a reflex.
With a Rangefinder I tend to stop down more or use slower wider lenses usually for a more environmental type of scene (Portraits, candids, or...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By f16sunshine
I have this lens in OM mount. It's been...

I have this lens in OM mount.
It's been incredible on my 5Dii for years.
The two ring design was the reasin I chose it.
It's quite a piece of gear!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By f16sunshine
Oh.... I opened this thread hoping for some...

Oh.... I opened this thread hoping for some images "taken with" :D
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 4,246
Posted By f16sunshine
Organics sensor? What is this if it does not...

Organics sensor?

What is this if it does not exist?
I keep reading about it. When the current definition is achieved will the definition change?
Is any film "organic"?

I'm not calling you out.......
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 18,084
Posted By f16sunshine
Giving this thread a bump! Anyone have new...

Giving this thread a bump!
Anyone have new images to post here with V1 or V2 of this sweet lens?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By f16sunshine
I like the advice from Lawerence and do similar...

I like the advice from Lawerence and do similar myself.
Pre-viewing full rolls with a cheap Pakon scanner and then.. picking the best to run through a Coolscan V ed for hi-res scanning.

In any event...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By f16sunshine
Perfect is perfect but!.....Dense is easier to...

Perfect is perfect but!.....Dense is easier to deal with than Thin.

It's a lot easier to put more light on the paper from the enlarger than to keep it off the paper.
I would always rather print...
Forum: Leica M -- Minolta CLE 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By f16sunshine
Mmmm True enough. Shimming or shaving is likely.

Mmmm True enough. Shimming or shaving is likely.
Forum: Leica M -- Minolta CLE 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By f16sunshine
You could buy a Voigtlander 35/135 ltm to M...

You could buy a Voigtlander 35/135 ltm to M adapter and modify it to fit.
Personally I would just file it. If you like it as much as I do you will be the last owner of the lens anyway.
I used to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 2,128
Posted By f16sunshine
I have a Pakon F135, Epson V700, and Nikon...

I have a Pakon F135, Epson V700, and Nikon Coolscan V ed. The V700 is used for 120 and 4x5 only now.
For 35mm I use the Pakon to preview full rolls and then scan the keepers on the Nikon.
I like the...
Forum: The Business Of Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,797
Posted By f16sunshine
I left FB a couple years ago after being a pretty...

I left FB a couple years ago after being a pretty early adopter.

The culture it harbors had become just a bit too un real.
All those so called friends. I had real friends before.
I truly believe FB...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,146
Posted By f16sunshine
The Jobo and get yourself an epson V-series...

The Jobo and get yourself an epson V-series scanner.
I use a V700 for medium format. It's probably what your lab is using as well unless you are getting super hi-res results.
For me the Epson does a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By f16sunshine
I have the Yashica 50mm f1.8 Yashinon lens in...

I have the Yashica 50mm f1.8 Yashinon lens in LTM.
If you like the Yashica Lynx or Electro you will like this lens.
It's pretty sharp and has a nice pastel render from the Yashica DX coating.
Fuji...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By f16sunshine
There is a nice XE1 in the classified (not...

There is a nice XE1 in the classified (not mine).

The Xtrans cameras are great tools. They seem to be made to go a long time too.
Very happy with them for the native lenses. For ltm and M mount...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 2,499
Posted By f16sunshine
Another M5 vote from me. The overhanging...

Another M5 vote from me.

The overhanging concentric shutter speed dial/shutter button/advance is enough of an ergonomic advantage over all the other M's already.
Then.... the VF and meter system...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,673
Posted By f16sunshine
The latest apsc model might blow your mind. Same...

The latest apsc model might blow your mind. Same size as all of the other GRd's with a large sensor. The files are wicked good!
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,673
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Victor I agree the GR does not really compare...

Hi Victor

I agree the GR does not really compare to either the RX1 or M9.
Maybe a bit to the RX1 as a af LCD screened P+S (no built in OVF or EVF).
It's a great creative tool though and has...
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