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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-04-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By AshenLight
Yup you win, I quit. Ash

Yup you win, I quit.

Ash
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-04-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By AshenLight
Bill, Of course I'd feel bad... not because I...

Bill,

Of course I'd feel bad... not because I suggested it but because of the negative outcome. If I went to Hawaii and liked it I'd most likely suggest it to someone. If their plane crashed on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-04-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By AshenLight
Bill, I would hope that anyone contemplating any...

Bill,

I would hope that anyone contemplating any medical procedure, new equipment purchase or anything for that matter would do as much research as they needed to feel comfortable with their...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-04-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By AshenLight
I went to a private physician in the Boston area...

I went to a private physician in the Boston area who has a very good reputation and does his surgery in a group practice. Please PM me if you'd like details.

Ash
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-04-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By AshenLight
Almost everything in life is a calculated risk....

Almost everything in life is a calculated risk. If the potential reward outweighs the risk in a situation it may well be worth it for that person. I took the risk (after much research) and got the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-04-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By AshenLight
I had Lasik surgery just a little over 2 years...

I had Lasik surgery just a little over 2 years ago and haven't regretted it for a second. I just had a checkup last month and have 20/20 uncorrected after a lifetime of wearing strong glasses and...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-11-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,116
Posted By AshenLight
I use Mark Nelson's PDF system to create digital...

I use Mark Nelson's PDF system to create digital negatives for cyanotype, kallitype and carbon transfer printing. I print onto Pictorico OTF using an Epson R2400 setup according to Nelson. If you...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2009
Replies: 70
Views: 4,124
Posted By AshenLight
How thoughtful of you to potentially endanger a...

How thoughtful of you to potentially endanger a plane full of passengers to save yourself the inconvenience of having to turn your cell phone off...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-29-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By AshenLight
Try...

Try

http://www.digitaltruth.com/store/cart/search.php?mode=search&by_title=Y&substring=Rodinal (http://www.digitaltruth.com/store/cart/search.php?mode=search&by_title=Y&substring=Rodinal)

The R09...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-02-2009
Replies: 240
Views: 20,432
Posted By AshenLight
Incredible shot on so many levels... thanks. Ash

Incredible shot on so many levels... thanks.

Ash
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-10-2009
Replies: 85
Views: 3,984
Posted By AshenLight
Best wishes to you both. Ash

Best wishes to you both.

Ash
Forum: RFF Polls 04-09-2009
Replies: 112
Views: 9,675
Posted By AshenLight
I develop and print my own. My OCD demands that I...

I develop and print my own. My OCD demands that I do... ;)

Ash
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-24-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 3,098
Posted By AshenLight
After almost a year of not using either camera, I...

After almost a year of not using either camera, I gave my S5 Pro to my ex-wife and my D80 to my daughter-in-law without an iota of regret. Although I appreciate all the reasons that folks have for...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 4,115
Posted By AshenLight
No problem :)

No problem :)
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 4,115
Posted By AshenLight
Please note the little ;) in my post... it's...

Please note the little ;) in my post... it's meant to lend a note of levity to my reply. Here it is again ;)
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 4,115
Posted By AshenLight
Come on Francisco, how often in life does one get...

Come on Francisco, how often in life does one get a chance like this? ;)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-11-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By AshenLight
Very nice. The only thing is the previously...

Very nice. The only thing is the previously mentioned contrast issue, other than that (and that's a pretty subjective opinion) , they're great shots.

Ash
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 10-29-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 2,892
Posted By AshenLight
For me its cameras and keyboards. Fortunately,...

For me its cameras and keyboards. Fortunately, the keyboard habit is somewhat self-limiting due to space issues. Wait... I can always get a bigger house!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By AshenLight
Patrick...

Patrick Demarchelier:

http://www.demarchelier.net/home.html

Ash
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-15-2008
Replies: 1,618
Views: 138,679
Posted By AshenLight
Darkroom Cookbook 3rd edition with Hutchings Pyro...

Darkroom Cookbook 3rd edition with Hutchings Pyro book on the way.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2008
Replies: 48
Views: 2,483
Posted By AshenLight
Hmm... sounds like it should have worked. From...

Hmm... sounds like it should have worked. From things I've read though, it seems that temperature is somewhat important with this formula. 20c seems to give the most consistent results and the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-13-2008
Replies: 48
Views: 2,483
Posted By AshenLight
What were your Na2Co3 and coffee measurements?...

What were your Na2Co3 and coffee measurements? Also, your temperature, time and agitation method.

Ash
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-10-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,943
Posted By AshenLight
Some from Maine. Leica IIIc & Summitar:

Some from Maine. Leica IIIc & Summitar:
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By AshenLight
I just ordered both small prints. They'll be a...

I just ordered both small prints. They'll be a great addition to our gallery wall.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-08-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 4,925
Posted By AshenLight
My first attempt with Cafenol used 2 level...

My first attempt with Cafenol used 2 level tablespoons of Na2CO3 and 4 slightly rounded tablespoons of coffee to 8 oz. of water... the standard non-citric acid formula. I used a measuring tablespoon...
Forum: Off Topic 10-08-2008
Replies: 128
Views: 5,059
Posted By AshenLight
Another forum (non-photography) that I belong to...

Another forum (non-photography) that I belong to created a special area just for political discussions. Although people have managed to limit the discourse to political issues, it has become a very...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-08-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 4,925
Posted By AshenLight
Thanks Keith. I do like the grain in the latest...

Thanks Keith. I do like the grain in the latest batch of pictures... I will adjust the formula and see what happens.

Ash
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-08-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 4,925
Posted By AshenLight
Hi Keith, Great results with the brewed coffee!...

Hi Keith,

Great results with the brewed coffee! One question though, is it 2 teaspoons per 8oz or 2 tablespoons?

Ash
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 4,925
Posted By AshenLight
Stewart, Your results are the type I was hoping...

Stewart,

Your results are the type I was hoping for when I tried the experiment myself ... much more like Keith's original results than the results I was able to achieve. I wouldn't change a thing,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-03-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 4,925
Posted By AshenLight
I guess it would interesting (and easy enough) to...

I guess it would interesting (and easy enough) to try decaf Folgers and see if the results are the same all other things being equal. If it worked it would show that caffeine itself isn't the active...
Forum: Fixed Lens RF 10-03-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 3,593
Posted By AshenLight
Another vote for the Canonet Q17 although the...

Another vote for the Canonet Q17 although the Voigtlander Vitessa is great as well since it doesn't really require a case. The Canonet went with me to Sweden last month and got quite a workout. Its...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-03-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 4,925
Posted By AshenLight
I guess its the "wow" factor of pouring instant...

I guess its the "wow" factor of pouring instant coffee and soda into your tank and seeing developed film come out the other end. Unless I was able to consistently get Keith-like effects from this...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-03-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 4,925
Posted By AshenLight
I tried Tri-X in Caffenol yesterday. I used the...

I tried Tri-X in Caffenol yesterday. I used the standard non-citric acid fomula for 30 min @ 20C, a 1 min plain water stop and a 4 minute fix in TF-4. These are just quick backyard shots just so I'd...
Forum: Canon RF 10-02-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By AshenLight
It's tempting, but I just picked up a new (to me)...

It's tempting, but I just picked up a new (to me) IIIc at a show Sunday. It looks like someone will get themselves a great camera though.
Forum: Canon RF 10-02-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By AshenLight
Canon Model II F2 & Lens

I not sure how good a deal this might be but I thought there may be some interest here. The whole package looks like its in great...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-01-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 3,641
Posted By AshenLight
Do you set the shutter speed then advance or is...

Do you set the shutter speed then advance or is it the other way around? How exactly do you use the slow speed dial? Its all pretty obvious once you're familiar with the camera. If you've never used...
Forum: Large Format RF 08-27-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3,550
Posted By AshenLight
I'd imagine lots of Holgas, Dianas and Lomos :)

I'd imagine lots of Holgas, Dianas and Lomos :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-26-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 3,641
Posted By AshenLight
http://www.butkus.org/chinon/leica.htm is a good...

http://www.butkus.org/chinon/leica.htm is a good place to look.

Ash
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-20-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By AshenLight
Photo #1 may be a bit too subtle compared to the...

Photo #1 may be a bit too subtle compared to the others. The rest of the series go together well but for some reason #2 seems the creepiest (in a good way) to me.

Ash
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-15-2008
Replies: 112
Views: 6,134
Posted By AshenLight
I seem to remember being very unhappy with some...

I seem to remember being very unhappy with some Konica color film years ago. I'm not totally in love with Superia either although I recently got 16 rolls of 2 year past date Fuji Press 400 for $1 a...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-15-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,702
Posted By AshenLight
Tri-X and Rodinal or Unitol have been my...

Tri-X and Rodinal or Unitol have been my film/developer combination for years. As much as I like to keep the number of films and developers I use to a minimum, I was impressed enough to start...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-15-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,702
Posted By AshenLight
Nice street shots... the T-Max/Rodinal...

Nice street shots... the T-Max/Rodinal combination seems to work well here. Do you have any idea what the processing time the lab uses would be?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-15-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,702
Posted By AshenLight
Thumbs up T-Max 400... boy was I wrong

My son bought me a couple of rolls of T-Max 400 for Christmas last year. He only knew I'd want 400 speed B&W and this was probably all the store carried. In any case, it sat unused for 9 months until...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-13-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,541
Posted By AshenLight
I don't have analog tape facilities anymore but...

I don't have analog tape facilities anymore but possibly someone on my recording forum may be able to help. Can you PM me with details regarding the tape, like the format and original machine type it...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-13-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,541
Posted By AshenLight
I don't get over to TapeOp much. I'm on another...

I don't get over to TapeOp much. I'm on another forum... I'll PM the details.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-13-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,541
Posted By AshenLight
I have two studios. One started life as a writing...

I have two studios. One started life as a writing studio but is now a tracking room and the other is a Pro Tools room. 8 guitars, 3 amps a large pile of keyboards and assorted other stuff. The...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-13-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 4,271
Posted By AshenLight
Here's mine. Tiny but serviceable...

Here's mine. Tiny but serviceable...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-07-2008
Replies: 345
Views: 72,798
Posted By AshenLight
I finally got the plumbing installed in my new...

I finally got the plumbing installed in my new darkroom so I can start doing some tests. Does anyone have suggestions for a testing protocol that would yield meaningful or at least useful data...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-21-2008
Replies: 345
Views: 72,798
Posted By AshenLight
Thanks David. I think I'll give this a try on...

Thanks David. I think I'll give this a try on some Plus-X and/or FP-4 and see how it works out. I'll post the results when available.

Ash
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-21-2008
Replies: 345
Views: 72,798
Posted By AshenLight
Question Rodinal 1:100

I recently read a short article at http://www.toycamera.com/ claiming that the author develops all film types at any temperature for 10 minutes in 1:100 Rodinal and states that he obtains good...
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