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Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 10-24-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By RFOBD
HDR is a post processing technique, really. It...

HDR is a post processing technique, really. It shouldn't be camera dependent.
Forum: Travel 10-24-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By RFOBD
Boston's tiny and you can easily see most of it...

Boston's tiny and you can easily see most of it in a few days. That's not saying you can't spend longer here, but you won't feel like you missed out on too much. It's also a fantastic walking city....
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-16-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,345
Posted By RFOBD
I've bought from them and haven't had a problem. ...

I've bought from them and haven't had a problem. I can't recall if they tried to sell me more stuff before actually sending me what I ordered, but, if they did, telling them no once worked perfectly...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-26-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By RFOBD
I really love the picture taken in the church...

I really love the picture taken in the church with the vaulted ceilings. It makes me feel as though I'm actually there observing everyone in the church. Well done.

Thank you Dino for the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-25-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By RFOBD
Actually, Umbria is Central Italy. According to...

Actually, Umbria is Central Italy. According to Southerners, it's really Northern Italy.

Nice pictures!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 4,545
Posted By RFOBD
I am sorry to hear about your situation and wish...

I am sorry to hear about your situation and wish you the best of luck.

I was in Barcelona recently and know that there is an antique store that had a number of old cameras in it on a street near the...
Forum: Yashica RF 04-13-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By RFOBD
Boston Heads Up

I'm not sure if this is frowned upon in the forums (I apologize if it is and please delete it if necessary!), but just a heads up to anyone in the Boston area. There's a black Yashica GSN on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-15-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,330
Posted By RFOBD
Agreed, and mine's not a parts camera after that...

Agreed, and mine's not a parts camera after that first repair experience. It wouldn't have been possible without a bit of help from the users on this site, though.
Forum: Canon RF 07-23-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Okay, so I'm not actually making a whole, just a...

Okay, so I'm not actually making a whole, just a dent to get a grip with.

I know that all rotary tools are not Dremels, but if I'm going to spend $19 on something like that, I'd rather spend another...
Forum: Canon RF 07-23-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
So I'm just very carefully drilling a couple...

So I'm just very carefully drilling a couple holes in the slanted metal part right next to the lens to allow a spanner or other wrench to grip that part and unscrew it?
Forum: Canon RF 07-23-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
haha...I'm not particularly concerned about...

haha...I'm not particularly concerned about drilling in there...it's more the fact that I don't have a Dremel and would prefer to keep this a low budget operation. I also want to do this right,...
Forum: Canon RF 07-23-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
So I finally was able to get the first glass...

So I finally was able to get the first glass element out of my Canonet. I had a lot of stuff going on with work so I wasn't able to take a look at it again until just now and it was so apparent to...
Forum: Canon RF 06-30-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
haha, no no...I received a failure of delivery...

haha, no no...I received a failure of delivery notification and I double checked the email. Thanks for the link, though!
Forum: Canon RF 06-30-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Oh, I see now. Thank you for the link, I have...

Oh, I see now.

Thank you for the link, I have emailed them for a price quote for the second item you mentioned, but it appears they have either changed their email address or are no longer in...
Forum: Canon RF 06-30-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Thanks for the link for the wrench, but it seems,...

Thanks for the link for the wrench, but it seems, according to Whisper, it might be a little too thick in my case.

I feel the best, cheapest, and safest option would probably be to just get a metal...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-30-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By RFOBD
They (http://www.ewa-marine.com/) make underwater...

They (http://www.ewa-marine.com/) make underwater bags if you have a cheap P&S you're willing to put in, as do they (http://www.aquapac.net/).
Forum: Canon RF 06-28-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Oh well that might explain your going...

Oh well that might explain your going missing...sleep well.
Forum: Canon RF 06-28-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Bump hoping Kim sees this!

Bump hoping Kim sees this!
Forum: Canon RF 06-28-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Okay. I am a little confused about the outer...

Okay.

I am a little confused about the outer ring you're talking about. Is it the thing labeled with numbers in blue (52 7 4) in my picture? If so, how do I go about removing that?
Forum: Canon RF 06-28-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
I have successfully gotten this...

I have successfully gotten this far:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3123/2618456321_3011ae470b.jpg?v=0

using these thin...
Forum: Canon RF 06-28-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Kim Coxon: Thank you for the tip about the...

Kim Coxon: Thank you for the tip about the pliers. I will have to try that route instead. The cheapest spanner I could find was $15 and I could probably get a couple needle nose pliers and a metal...
Forum: Canon RF 06-28-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Okay, great, I should be able to look into this...

Okay, great, I should be able to look into this more in a couple of days and hopefully I'll find something usable. I'll keep things updated in this thread.

I took the top plate apart last night and...
Forum: Yashica RF 06-27-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By RFOBD
I thought about it and realized that it would be...

I thought about it and realized that it would be at least worth my efforts to carefully open up the top plate and have a look around. I did so and found that one of the lenses for the Over/Under...
Forum: Canon RF 06-27-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
haha...I actually just (literally, I just walked...

haha...I actually just (literally, I just walked over from finishing) repaired my Yashica GSN and unscrewed things using rubber gloves since I didn't have the proper tools.

I'm not sure it would be...
Forum: Canon RF 06-27-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Oh, I see, lack of a lens spanner would be an...

Oh, I see, lack of a lens spanner would be an issue indeed.

Would something like this (http://www.micro-tools.com/store/item_detail.aspx?ItemCode=SPP) be what I need?
Forum: Canon RF 06-27-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Oh those will definitely provide good...

Oh those will definitely provide good information. Thank you!

I think I know what I need to do, but I'm a bit confused on how I actually get the elements out of the lens. It seems pretty solid to...
Forum: Canon RF 06-27-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 2,772
Posted By RFOBD
Canonet won't fire

Hello,

I just got what I thought was a bargain on eBay. Well, at first it was a bargain! Everything worked perfectly when I received my Canonet QL17 GIII, but just recently the shutter stopped...
Forum: RFF News 06-23-2008
Replies: 154
Views: 14,061
Posted By RFOBD
I don't use the gallery at all, but a limit on...

I don't use the gallery at all, but a limit on disk space per user seems to be a much better idea than to delete all images older than a certain age.

One reason this makes makes more sense is...
Forum: Yashica RF 06-22-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By RFOBD
Yashica GSN Acting Up

Hello all,

My Yashica GSN seems to be acting up. Recently the film advance lever would get stuck a bit when I would go to advance the film. This generally cleared itself up, but, this past time,...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-17-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 2,829
Posted By RFOBD
Are you certain you don't want a lens that offers...

Are you certain you don't want a lens that offers a more modern character for certain situations?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,713
Posted By RFOBD
To sort it out couldn't you leave it out of the...

To sort it out couldn't you leave it out of the bag for a while and see if the battery drains as quickly? If it doesn't drain quickly, then your answer is the on/off switch. If it does drain just...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By RFOBD
I found one for a steal on the bay, I won't tell...

I found one for a steal on the bay, I won't tell you the price for fear of inducing jealousy. I only hope it works when it arrives...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By RFOBD
I would go for a Leica IIIc, also.

I would go for a Leica IIIc, also.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-15-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 2,482
Posted By RFOBD
Except he didn't trade gear for a trip. I'm...

Except he didn't trade gear for a trip. I'm assuming he paid for his trip and lost his gear...he paid a few times over.
Forum: Olympus RF 06-14-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By RFOBD
I also notice that when I have the camera set to...

I also notice that when I have the camera set to f/2.8 or f/4, the aperture blades open relatively slowly (noticeable on Bulb mode). I would assume that this means the mechanism between the lens and...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-13-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By RFOBD
Very nice! Seems like a great camera, but what...

Very nice! Seems like a great camera, but what will happen to it when the RC returns from its journey?
Forum: Olympus RF 06-13-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By RFOBD
I ran a test of sorts. I hooked an alligator...

I ran a test of sorts. I hooked an alligator clip wire to the metal at the bottom of the battery compartment and then the other end to the negative side of the battery. Then I held a wire on the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-12-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By RFOBD
I agree, take either the 35 or 28 along with the...

I agree, take either the 35 or 28 along with the 50. I would probably go MP, but I don't have experience with either of these cameras.
Forum: Olympus RF 06-12-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By RFOBD
Any advice on how to take the battery compartment...

Any advice on how to take the battery compartment out? I read that it is just held in with some pegs and glue, yet, I can't seem to find a way to get it out without risk of damaging the compartment...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-12-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By RFOBD
I tried it without tinfoil. Just some thing...

I tried it without tinfoil. Just some thing cardstock wrapped around the battery compartment.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3013/2573289586_1b2780d3fb.jpg

This is after I tested the camera and...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-12-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By RFOBD
Thank you for pointing out the 35RC Disassembly...

Thank you for pointing out the 35RC Disassembly thread. I'll be sure to read it through soon!
Forum: Olympus RF 06-12-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By RFOBD
It's a 35RC. The tinfoil is because the hearing...

It's a 35RC. The tinfoil is because the hearing aid battery doesn't quite reach to both ends of the battery compartment so I had to have something conductive in between. I apologize for being...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-11-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By RFOBD
Or an Olympus E-420 with a pancake lens. Very...

Or an Olympus E-420 with a pancake lens. Very small and light package.
Forum: Olympus RF 06-11-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By RFOBD
Shameless bump for the night crowd. Thanks!

Shameless bump for the night crowd. Thanks!
Forum: Olympus RF 06-11-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By RFOBD
Thanks for the link. It will be very useful if I...

Thanks for the link. It will be very useful if I start really taking this guy apart. It sure is a nice camera, so I'm hoping to make it fully operational!

Any other help will be greatly...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-11-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By RFOBD
Fixing Olympus RC

Hey all,

I got an Olympus RC a while ago and installed some hearing aid batteries in it with a wad of tinfoil to take up space, but it appears that the meter is dead. I know the first thing to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-10-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By RFOBD
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2092/2427924039_131...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2092/2427924039_13116c5161.jpg
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-09-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,589
Posted By RFOBD
I'm using plastic Print File Archival Preservers...

I'm using plastic Print File Archival Preservers and I love them.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-09-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,897
Posted By RFOBD
I wasn't around back in the day, but I imagine...

I wasn't around back in the day, but I imagine that people's expectations of great pictures weren't nearly as high as they are today. Wedding photography was also probably not nearly as popular. I...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 05-26-2008
Replies: 122
Views: 8,738
Posted By RFOBD
What is this "good" you speak of? ;)

What is this "good" you speak of? ;)
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