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Forum: RFF Polls 12-18-2015
Replies: 2,500
Views: 1,497,781
Posted By varchs
My 14 months young daughter will be on stage for...

My 14 months young daughter will be on stage for her first time at the kindergarden's christmass show on Saturday.
I will carry both my
ZI ZM + Biogon 35f2 + HP5+ @400 and
Canon EOS 3 + 50f1.8 +...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2015
Replies: 6,561
Views: 549,108
Posted By varchs
After years of liquid b&w film developers... From...

After years of liquid b&w film developers... From rodinal to ilfosol 3...
I have just purchased my first powder developer D76
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,992
Posted By varchs
So true... :-)

So true...
:-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By varchs
Congratulations! My daughter was born about a...

Congratulations! My daughter was born about a year ago on 13Oct!
It is a source of happiness! You will need a lot of film this year! ;-)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-06-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 4,799
Posted By varchs
In my opinion you may search for an M4-P Everest...

In my opinion you may search for an M4-P Everest edition...
It is definitely designed for serious mountaineers...

To be honest I have carried P&S digital, EOS 3 film SLR, ZI ZM... But I think that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2015
Replies: 123
Views: 15,228
Posted By varchs
I am almost at the same rate with you GeorgeH. 12...

I am almost at the same rate with you GeorgeH. 12 film so far for the 2015 and the las two of them are still in the cameras. It seems that I have to be out of town more often as most of my pictures...
Forum: Travel 07-25-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,403
Posted By varchs
sLOVEnija is gorgeous! My last time there was 3...

sLOVEnija is gorgeous! My last time there was 3 years ago in August.
I have spent 3 days in Bled where I have visited Vintgar, Bihinji, Radovlica, ELAN store.
And then drive up to Mojistrana,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-17-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 4,129
Posted By varchs
This is part of my story too!

This is part of my story too!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 4,129
Posted By varchs
Hello there, It seems to me that the greater...

Hello there,
It seems to me that the greater lesson from RFF discussions is that simple cameras leave more space for creativity and fun.
I am having great time with my ZI ZM + Biog35/2 just looking...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-15-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 4,553
Posted By varchs
I have just purchased a 30m bulk roll of FP4+. I...

I have just purchased a 30m bulk roll of FP4+.
I have not used FP4 for almost 5 years, and I will develop these films with Ilfosol 3 as I do with HP5. I am quite ok with Ilfosol 3. The only issue is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2015
Replies: 6,561
Views: 549,108
Posted By varchs
30m of Ilford FP4+ ;-) Expired 5 years ago but...

30m of Ilford FP4+ ;-)
Expired 5 years ago but well preserved! And at a half price!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-10-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 28,183
Posted By varchs
Hello fellow RFF friends. Thank you,all for your...

Hello fellow RFF friends.
Thank you,all for your kind words about my degree.
Last Friday, I have finally managed to ship my cards away.
I've heard that might some of you have already received one of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-08-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 2,963
Posted By varchs
Thank you Tony!

Thank you Tony!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-08-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 2,963
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/30063/med_U30063I1435576505.SEQ.0.jpg
Sommartid 2015 Mudride
Great capture, composition and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2015
Replies: 284
Views: 27,889
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/U49529I1435867095.SEQ.0.jpg
Modern in Greece
ZIZM+Biog35f2, [email protected], Ilfosol3, PlustekOpticFilm8100
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2015
Replies: 1,210
Views: 139,086
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/U49529I1435866543.SEQ.0.jpg
LagoonSpirit Girls: Maya and Mauve
ZIZM + Biogon 35f2 Agfa precisa 100
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-02-2015
Replies: 642
Views: 97,777
Posted By varchs
Thank you Ray, I have studied your sources and I...

Thank you Ray,
I have studied your sources and I am looking forward trying this technique during the weekend.
The Lynda videos are really worthy!!!
I will keep you posted! ;-)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-01-2015
Replies: 642
Views: 97,777
Posted By varchs
very interesting resources. Thank you Ray! I will...

very interesting resources.
Thank you Ray!
I will work on them asap... it seems that I can do it to by changing the contrast filters.

During printing the RFF Postcards I have struggled to get an OK...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-30-2015
Replies: 642
Views: 97,777
Posted By varchs
Hello fellow wetprinters ;-) Dear Ray, I am also...

Hello fellow wetprinters ;-)
Dear Ray, I am also printing pictures in my micro darkroom and I am interested in this various grade printing techniques.
My enlarger has a condenser and I can only...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-28-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 28,183
Posted By varchs
Thank you dfranklin!

Thank you dfranklin!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-28-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,350
Posted By varchs
Very interesting concept an performance! Very...

Very interesting concept an performance!
Very pleasing presentation as well!
Well done!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-27-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 28,183
Posted By varchs
The viva went pretty well! :-) all seven critics...

The viva went pretty well! :-) all seven critics graded it with 10/10.
As for he ATMs, TV is responsible for the panic. People formed lines in front of the ATMs since Saturday's dawn. Even...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-27-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 28,183
Posted By varchs
Update: ATMs here are already empty... Greeks are...

Update:
ATMs here are already empty... Greeks are in a panic state...
I have been printing my postcards occasionally during the preparation of my PhD defence presentation, which took place on the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-26-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 28,183
Posted By varchs
Finally I have managed to wetprint my cards and I...

Finally I have managed to wetprint my cards and I am writing them at the moment.
I will send them on Monday!!!

I apologize for being so late...
So far I have received amazing images!
Thank you all!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-17-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,412
Posted By varchs
Thank you Tony (LeicaM2Fan) for appreciating my...

Thank you Tony (LeicaM2Fan) for appreciating my pictures.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-05-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By varchs
Dear FujiLove, I am an amateur B&W "wetprinter"...

Dear FujiLove,
I am an amateur B&W "wetprinter" and I do not know your enlarger.
But, exposure time depends on the negative itself, the distance between the enlarger and the paper (size of print),...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By varchs
Thank you Johnny

Thank you Johnny
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By varchs
May you vote for Fani's photo...

...Dear RFF friends,
Fani, my wife, is participating in the "see|me EXPOSURE competition".
You may reach her entry here (https://2137.see.me/exposure2015)

Voting is open until Friday, so please have...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-18-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 8,567
Posted By varchs
I hope Cosina have agents in RFF and are reading...

I hope Cosina have agents in RFF and are reading this Marek!!!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-12-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,145
Posted By varchs
I am one switcher as well! I am into ZI ZM +...

I am one switcher as well!
I am into ZI ZM + Biogon 35f2 for almost a couple of years now!
And I feel relieved and happy!
Enjoying taking pictures!
Thank you all for sharing your thoughts!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-12-2015
Replies: 123
Views: 15,228
Posted By varchs
I have started taking pictures in 2009 again,...

I have started taking pictures in 2009 again, after almost a 5 years break.
I am 90% on film. I am mostly using HP5 rolled myself, home development with ilfosol 3 and I am also doing some wet...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-28-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 6,536
Posted By varchs
I got mine a couple of years ago from the fellow...

I got mine a couple of years ago from the fellow RFF member Trevor, and paired it with a biogon 35f2. I am using it as a one camera/lens kit since then. Everything is ok. I have just replaced the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-26-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 28,183
Posted By varchs
I am in! This will be my second time, and I have...

I am in!
This will be my second time, and I have to confess that RFFPostCard#5 was a very happy thing for me!
I still remember the excitement while opening my mailbox, as each day a new card was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By varchs
I have recently purchased a new scanner Plustek...

I have recently purchased a new scanner Plustek Optik Film 8100.
I have managed to get superiorly better results than my previous Rollei DF-S190SE...
I have to work harder with my scanning...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By varchs
Hello there! Nice pictures, and I really like the...

Hello there!
Nice pictures, and I really like the kiss one.
I 99% use HP5 (hand rolled) and ilfosol 3.
Over the last year I am using Sunny 16 on a 1/250 basis and it seems that a bit overexposure...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-17-2015
Replies: 209
Views: 13,194
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1424276463.SEQ.0.jpg

Belgrade Art Hotel
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-11-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,946
Posted By varchs
nice picture James! lately I am trying to be...

nice picture James!
lately I am trying to be preprepared while I am in differently lighted environments.
As I am using a ZI ZM + 35/2 + [email protected], in an environment like this I would have pre selected...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-03-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,012
Posted By varchs
Congratulations for the winners!!! I would also...

Congratulations for the winners!!!

I would also like to thank all the participants as they presented moments of this weekend from different places of the world.

Spacial thanks to Kent for offering...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-30-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,918
Posted By varchs
Well done! My ZI ZM is my only rf camera and...

Well done!
My ZI ZM is my only rf camera and paired with the Biogon 35/2 is my main camera.
This kit changed my attitude on taking pictures, and now I am more relaxed and enjoy more my taking...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-16-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 14,785
Posted By varchs
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-11-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 6,562
Posted By varchs
At my little hometown, Kastoria northern Greece.

At my little hometown, Kastoria northern Greece.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2014
Replies: 6,561
Views: 549,108
Posted By varchs
One red and one blue japan camera hunter 35mm...

One red and one blue japan camera hunter 35mm film cases
and 3 Cinestill 800 films, they are going to be great for Christmas interiors...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-26-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By varchs
Zdravo!!! up!!!

Zdravo!!!
up!!!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-25-2014
Replies: 189
Views: 42,212
Posted By varchs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbWNpXuDEuk a...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbWNpXuDEuk
a video demonstrating Dazey's solution on a ZF Distagon...
it seems quite simple..
Thank you Dazey
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-25-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By varchs
I have a business trip in Belgrade during...

I have a business trip in Belgrade during 30/11-4/12.
I will be free in the afternoon for walking around and taking some pictures.
I have been there for one day last summer and I think that is a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2014
Replies: 145
Views: 13,568
Posted By varchs
100870 Maya Mauve & Nini sunbathing

100870

Maya Mauve & Nini sunbathing
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-09-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 5,067
Posted By varchs
I am interested in starting a section about the...

I am interested in starting a section about the slide medium!
I have some mounted slides from a decade ago, and some more resent, and I am interested in seting a projection system.

I am also...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2014
Replies: 5,034
Views: 736,505
Posted By varchs
100780 Home days waiting for our newborn...

100780

Home days waiting for our newborn daughter to wake up and pose for my camera...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-06-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 6,562
Posted By varchs
I am in as well, and I have already posted in two...

I am in as well, and I have already posted in two fb groups from local photo enthusiasts clubs...

Thank you for organising it!!!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-26-2014
Replies: 170
Views: 14,930
Posted By varchs
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8527/8472305101_152...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8527/8472305101_152676b82b_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8472305101/) Reflection (https://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8472305101/) by vp_varchs...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-20-2014
Replies: 5,034
Views: 736,505
Posted By varchs
100675 @Thessaloniki/Greece Under the sun...

100675

@Thessaloniki/Greece
Under the sun...
Forum: Travel 10-14-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By varchs
Nice adventure! +1 for Meteora!!! Unique...

Nice adventure!
+1 for Meteora!!! Unique formations!!!

Are you going to drive to Belgrade?
If you do, and as I can see you enjoy hiking, you can always stop and hike Mt. Olympus!!! It is a special...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2014
Replies: 6,561
Views: 549,108
Posted By varchs
30m. HP5+ 2 Agfa precisa Kaiser micro computer...

30m. HP5+
2 Agfa precisa
Kaiser micro computer cpt 4034 for my darkroom
And Plustek OpticFilm 8100
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2014
Replies: 145
Views: 13,568
Posted By varchs
great contemporary analogies! interesting and...

great contemporary analogies!
interesting and inspiring thoughts!!! Thank you!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-06-2014
Replies: 145
Views: 13,568
Posted By varchs
Some more ideas from Roger & Frances...

Some more ideas from Roger & Frances (http://www.rogerandfrances.com/subscription/ps%20chiaroscuro%201.html).
This makes it quite clear...
;-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2014
Replies: 145
Views: 13,568
Posted By varchs
Awesome thread! I had to research on the...

Awesome thread!
I had to research on the term...
it seems that one tip might be to meter for the highlights... more less as we do in slide film...
and let not that much of information on the dark...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,847
Posted By varchs
Nice self critique thread... I'm a having fun...

Nice self critique thread...
I'm a having fun with friends guy, but recently I enjoy street hunting alone.
I'm a wife and dogs family shooting guy, but I carry my camera on my mountaineering...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-22-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By varchs
Hello Martin! Where is your location? I have one...

Hello Martin!
Where is your location?
I have one core from ilford HP5 but I have to send it to you from greece!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-22-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By varchs
Go and get it!!! It is a great camera!!! The...

Go and get it!!! It is a great camera!!!

The eyepiece was missing in mine and I have managed to get one from rangefinderstore.com.
Everything else was in excellent condition!

Which lens do you plan...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-22-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By varchs
"winter is coming" is a line from "Game of...

"winter is coming" is a line from "Game of Thrones" TV series...
;-)
I am looking forward for some snow though...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-22-2014
Replies: 170
Views: 14,930
Posted By varchs
I am away from home for some weeks and some cards...

I am away from home for some weeks and some cards might be at my mailbox...
I am curious to see the whole collection.

Any thoughts on archiving method for the cards???
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-15-2014
Replies: 186
Views: 20,767
Posted By varchs
Too bad that this is only a imaginary...

Too bad that this is only a imaginary product...
At least, we are not alone...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-15-2014
Replies: 186
Views: 20,767
Posted By varchs
To me, this is a great project!!! Well done. It...

To me, this is a great project!!! Well done.

It also restates the need for a digital capturing medium.
I think that it is not impossible to make an device which will replace film on...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-13-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,937
Posted By varchs
Great pictures! I hope you've enjoyed your...

Great pictures! I hope you've enjoyed your stay!!!
I was there for a project during spring. This little girl looks like my local friend's daughter!!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,103
Posted By varchs
I am listening to the music during darkroom...

I am listening to the music during darkroom sessions.
It gives me rhythm... ;-)
I prefer Bebop Jazz (http://www.radiotunes.com/bebop) style music...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-28-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By varchs
I am very excited my RFF pals, Pour little baby...

I am very excited my RFF pals,
Pour little baby daughter is about to be delivered in November!!!
I have ordered a 30m roll of HP5 to continue the belly shots of the mother and start our little girl's...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-24-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 7,254
Posted By varchs
Join Date: 03-11-2012 ;-)

Join Date: 03-11-2012 ;-)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-21-2014
Replies: 170
Views: 14,930
Posted By varchs
For family issues I am away from home and my...

For family issues I am away from home and my mailbox....
I am kind of nervous as I am occasionally thinking of the remaining postcards that might be delivered.
It is a great experience and we should...
Forum: Travel 08-19-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 2,522
Posted By varchs
I have done the Netherlands trip three years ago...

I have done the Netherlands trip three years ago with an EOS 3 coupled with a 28-105 zoom lens.
I am an architect and 28 was ok for it!
I have plenty of images on Rotterdam's contemporary...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,559
Posted By varchs
My ZI ZM is my main camera for a year now. I am...

My ZI ZM is my main camera for a year now.
I am having great time, and after a year of use with the same batteries faded out on a mountain hike at 10 oC...
This might be normal for a year use circle...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-23-2014
Replies: 5,034
Views: 736,505
Posted By varchs
Is this a puppy collar? Nice idea!

Is this a puppy collar? Nice idea!
Forum: RFF Polls 07-20-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 118,725
Posted By varchs
I am from Kastoria (http://youtu.be/TwD79wBzYNc),...

I am from Kastoria (http://youtu.be/TwD79wBzYNc), NW Greece.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-18-2014
Replies: 170
Views: 14,930
Posted By varchs
I am glad you liked it, even if due to mass...

I am glad you liked it, even if due to mass production they came out not that clean...
(This was fast, 3 days delivery in the EU)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 07-17-2014
Replies: 310
Views: 152,503
Posted By varchs
As this cake is made by pictures of my own ZI,...

As this cake is made by pictures of my own ZI, the girl that cooked the cake who also has no clue about the camera, added this patch on the back.
I have added a patch of tape in order to stop the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-15-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,416
Posted By varchs
F16Sunshine, really interesting picture and what...

F16Sunshine, really interesting picture and what an attractive situation...! Well Done!

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/29969/med_U29969I1405295781.SEQ.0.jpg


Pete Chipman, I am...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-15-2014
Replies: 170
Views: 14,930
Posted By varchs
Yep you're in!

Yep you're in!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-14-2014
Replies: 170
Views: 14,930
Posted By varchs
...they did a stunning work also...

...they did a stunning work also...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-14-2014
Replies: 170
Views: 14,930
Posted By varchs
It is a great feeling finding the postcard in the...

It is a great feeling finding the postcard in the mailbox!
I have printed mine during the weekend, and I'll mail them tomorrow!
I am excited with the RFF postcard project that I am looking toward to...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-10-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 5,573
Posted By varchs
His is a very interesting thread. It is supposed...

His is a very interesting thread.
It is supposed that digital is too perfect...and this two last posts pointed out that it is too ordered!
To me photography it self started as a means of...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-05-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 19,036
Posted By varchs
I would like to congrats Cris for this excellent...

I would like to congrats Cris for this excellent work!
May someone inform me wether the Zeiss 50/2 Planar 3d printed hood is the one that suits for the 35/2 Biogon?
Thank you!
best
V.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-03-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,715
Posted By varchs
Great work in the book! We'll done Dan! I have...

Great work in the book!
We'll done Dan!
I have great time traveling through your images to Chicago.
Thank you!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-02-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,720
Posted By varchs
This is sensational Dkimg. We'll...

This is sensational Dkimg. We'll done!
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58831/med_U58831I1404155878.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-01-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,007
Posted By varchs
Thank you Pete, this was a great tutoring in...

Thank you Pete, this was a great tutoring in sunny16!
Nicely placed!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-30-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,007
Posted By varchs
I think that you will enjoy time creating...

I think that you will enjoy time creating pictures with your camera.
I have a ZI ZM for almost a year, and I have already passed through different stages of dependency...
My first rolls were on a...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-25-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,109
Posted By varchs
I am looking for this kind of hood for my ZM...

I am looking for this kind of hood for my ZM Biogon 35/2... which one do you suggest?
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-24-2014
Replies: 636
Views: 128,145
Posted By varchs
...breath taking...

...breath taking...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-23-2014
Replies: 310
Views: 152,503
Posted By varchs
We had great time this evening! This cake brought...

We had great time this evening! This cake brought many smiles and laughter!
I that selfies are some kind of a trend... (...or is some characteristic of contemporary times)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-23-2014
Replies: 310
Views: 152,503
Posted By varchs
My wife ordered this surprise cake for my 34th...

My wife ordered this surprise cake for my 34th birthday!
A replica of my ZI, loaded with chocolate and cookie...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 353,043
Posted By varchs
family night...

family night time
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1402851358.SEQ.4.jpg
Zeiss Ikon ZM LE
ZM Biogon 35/2
HP5+ 400
15/f2
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-15-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By varchs
bump! Cathy &...

bump!

Cathy & Manos
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1402851357.SEQ.3.jpg
Zeiss Ikon ZM LE
ZM Biogon 35/2
HP5+ 400
30/f2
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-13-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,111
Posted By varchs
Untitled - Photo 228866 2014...

Untitled - Photo 228866 2014 Enlo
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/24666/med_U24666I1402347378.SEQ.0.jpg
interesting "duality"


Red & Green Dress? 2014...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-04-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 3,535
Posted By varchs
very special material in the gallery, this week...

very special material in the gallery, this week as well

the following stand out to me

"Untitled - Photo 228387"...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-03-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 3,273
Posted By varchs
Thank you gb hill for mentioning! This thread is...

Thank you gb hill for mentioning!
This thread is a happy expectation each week. It reminds me final reviews from my masters at PennDesign.
It is a celebration of our work through critique!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2014
Replies: 175
Views: 23,625
Posted By varchs
I am mainly use bulk loaded HP5+ as it is the...

I am mainly use bulk loaded HP5+ as it is the first film that I was suggested to use by my mentor Yorgos(my first internship employer and a very good friend of mine, unfortunately he passed away...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-29-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,559
Posted By varchs
Hello @Archiver I am using my ZI ZM Biogon 35/2...

Hello @Archiver I am using my ZI ZM Biogon 35/2 combo since I got it last year.
Coming from a SLR experience I am having great time, and I am looking photography in a more relaxed manner.
I do not...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-26-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 3,273
Posted By varchs
#looks like it is sketched raining cats & dogs ...

#looks like it is sketched
raining cats & dogs 2014 Dotur
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/29760/med_U29760I1401109238.SEQ.3.jpg

#sensible expression and impressive...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-22-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By varchs
Zeiss Ikon ZM - Post your Portraits

How about this?
As, to me, the "Post your Portraits" threads are very interesting.
I thought it may be interesting to create this...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-21-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 4,772
Posted By varchs
Thank you rhl-oregon for stopping by!

Thank you rhl-oregon for stopping by!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 353,043
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1400683444.SEQ.0.jpg
:-) my wife in action

Zeiss Ikon ZM | Biogon 35/f2

HP5+ @400
Ilfosol 3

Rollei DF-S 190SE
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-14-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 5,586
Posted By varchs
This picture stand out for me as well!

This picture stand out for me as well!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 353,043
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1400055458.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-13-2014
Replies: 170
Views: 14,930
Posted By varchs
I have already sent an email! Thank you for...

I have already sent an email! Thank you for organizing the event!
Forum: RFF Polls 05-10-2014
Replies: 2,500
Views: 1,497,781
Posted By varchs
My wife is offering creative workshops for kids...

My wife is offering creative workshops for kids at a local flower fair during the weekend.
I have already taken some shots with my one body / one lens setup (ZI ZM / Biogon 35f2) loaded with HP5+. I...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-06-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By varchs
I have an old V60 Kaiser. My enlarger has a weird...

I have an old V60 Kaiser.
My enlarger has a weird generic type of mask with moving blades...which I have been recently informed that is designed for uncut rolls of film.
Anyway, as I had issues on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2014
Replies: 6,561
Views: 549,108
Posted By varchs
30m Ilford HP5

30m Ilford HP5
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 353,043
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1397505972.SEQ.0.jpg
Mauve @Cafe

Zeiss Ikon ZM + 35/2 Biogon
HP5 400 | Ilfosol3 11min
Rollei DFS-190SE scanner
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-13-2014
Replies: 642
Views: 97,777
Posted By varchs
1st sheet of a package of Ilford Ilfobrom 2.1K 2...

1st sheet of a package of Ilford Ilfobrom 2.1K 2 (20y expired)
4"stripes f16
2min Ilford Multigrade developer
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3738/13800358093_07b8219cfd.jpg...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-12-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By varchs
first prints

1st sheet
Ilford Ilfobrom 2.1K 2 (20y expired)
4"stripes f16
2min Ilford Multigrade developer
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3738/13800358093_07b8219cfd.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/n2urEv)Ilfobrom Test...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-11-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By varchs
Hello there! I have just returned home from my...

Hello there!
I have just returned home from my darkroom.
I tried the super expired Ilfobrom, and there are some funny facts.
First of all the first print came out with a pale/cream overcast... But as...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-10-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,582
Posted By varchs
This sounds interesting! I am willing to work on...

This sounds interesting!
I am willing to work on it!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-10-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By varchs
Most probably I will give it a try tomorrow...

Most probably I will give it a try tomorrow night.
Is it anyone that have already used this kind of paper in the past?
I will post some images and comments of my experience during the weekend.
;-)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-09-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By varchs
Ilford Ilfobrom 2.1K 2 --how to print--

Dear RFF friends,
My friend have found a box of this paper sealed and stored at his basement probably for some decades...

It seems to me that it is :
fixed contrast #2
Fiber
And heavy weight...
And...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2014
Replies: 281
Views: 32,361
Posted By varchs
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7290/12863079754_ed...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7290/12863079754_edab5b64c7_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/12863079754/)
Selfie (https://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/12863079754/) by vp_varchs...
Forum: RFF News 03-31-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 20,835
Posted By varchs
Too many parse error messages indeed... ...this...

Too many parse error messages indeed...
...this is frustrating!!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-01-2014
Replies: 1,210
Views: 139,086
Posted By varchs
My first dog --Avra-- passed away 3 months after...

My first dog --Avra-- passed away 3 months after my mom did...
5 years later, my (girlfriend at that time) wife asked for a golden retriever, and after a year or so we got Maya(4.5 yo now)!
Last year...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-01-2014
Replies: 1,210
Views: 139,086
Posted By varchs
The only not great thing about mans best friend...

The only not great thing about mans best friend is that they do not live long...
Some kid once said that dogs are here in order to teach humans how to give...
...and another one once said that all...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-01-2014
Replies: 5,034
Views: 736,505
Posted By varchs
Yep... ZI with Biogon 35/2 The one is shooting...

Yep... ZI with Biogon 35/2
The one is shooting the other one...
;-)
Unfortunately there where some issues with this film...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-01-2014
Replies: 5,034
Views: 736,505
Posted By varchs
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3814/12863029694_c8d...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3814/12863029694_c8da66d921_n.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/12863029694/)
Camera & Coffee (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/12863029694/) by vp_varchs...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-24-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By varchs
It seems that there are at least two safe ways to...

It seems that there are at least two safe ways to attach camera straps...
either "parallel" or "inter-looping"...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-23-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By varchs
The Wired "The Right Way to Attach Your Camera Strap and Avoid Disaster"

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2014/02/proper-camera-strap-technique/

Have you ever seen something right this method before?
It seems that finishes differently, than my camera's (in my case Zeiss...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By varchs
Nice and elegant work. Good luck. Can you present...

Nice and elegant work.
Good luck.
Can you present us which shooting info you feel we may write down?

I am thinking of.
Film name
ISO
Dates
Subject
Some notes
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-19-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 6,188
Posted By varchs
For an mp for sure... ;-)

For an mp for sure... ;-)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-17-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,572
Posted By varchs
Hello to all RFF friends! this week, these two...

Hello to all RFF friends!

this week, these two are quite special to me...
...abstract!

from Argentopictor "My favourite lake...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-16-2014
Replies: 642
Views: 97,777
Posted By varchs
you can see some fall off from the wrong negative...

you can see some fall off from the wrong negative placement... :-(
...please make your...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-15-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
My first prints

you can see the fall off from the wrong negative placement... :-(
...please make your...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-14-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
My darkroom is finally up and running... Some...

My darkroom is finally up and running...
Some issues so far...:
A. The film carrier even if it is very versatile it is not at all convenient...
B. I did not place the frame centered and I have some...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-13-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
My darkroom is set! Tomorrow is the big day! I...

My darkroom is set!
Tomorrow is the big day! I will print after almost 10 years...
I got some 20x25cm glossy papers and ilford multicontrast developer...
I have studied the ilford PDF about printing...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-03-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 4,206
Posted By varchs
THANK YOU Tom! I have just received your prints...

THANK YOU Tom!
I have just received your prints from the post office!
The prints are special! Great work!
One is for sure... you are not a minimalist! ;-)
I hope you like mine as much as I do your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 5,468
Posted By varchs
Funny thread...my near future wish list: - Paper...

Funny thread...my near future wish list:
- Paper developer and paper
- More film (I have just purchased a Hama bulk film loader) ;-)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-27-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 4,206
Posted By varchs
My print is on their way to Sausalito... It is...

My print is on their way to Sausalito...
It is going to arrive in about 7 to 10 days!!!
I hope you like it Tom!
Interesting process and I enjoying it!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-26-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
Finally after a lot of research... there is no...

Finally after a lot of research... there is no convenient option for me...
I have managed to restore the head and at the moment a friend of mine is arranging the pole's details...
So far I have spent...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-18-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 4,138
Posted By varchs
Just voted! Thank you Kent for the effort! Great...

Just voted! Thank you Kent for the effort! Great event!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-31-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By varchs
Happy new year to all my RFF friends! I wish for...

Happy new year to all my RFF friends! I wish for 2014 great moments!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2013
Replies: 211
Views: 15,611
Posted By varchs
My 2014 combo will be Zeiss Ikon ZM with Biogon...

My 2014 combo will be Zeiss Ikon ZM with Biogon 35/2 and thinking of the 365d project...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-28-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 7,591
Posted By varchs
Silver ZI SN#15525526 LE#0196

Silver ZI SN#15525526 LE#0196
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-15-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 3,163
Posted By varchs
I own an EOS 30 as well as an EOS 3!!! Both are...

I own an EOS 30 as well as an EOS 3!!!
Both are great but the 30 is seriously smaller and lighter... I think it is a great camera!
The EOS 3 is a little more advanced but it is bigger, no flash...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-15-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 8,312
Posted By varchs
I did go out and shoot even if I had to work even...

I did go out and shoot even if I had to work even today.
I have finished a Tmax @400 as well as some digital with my little compact Ixus...
I have to order bulk film asap... ;-)

I think there are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-29-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,486
Posted By varchs
Very interesting and pleasing to the eye! Thank...

Very interesting and pleasing to the eye!
Thank you for sharing!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2013
Replies: 6,561
Views: 549,108
Posted By varchs
an Olympus trip 35 lens cap and a purple Ciesta...

an Olympus trip 35 lens cap
and a purple Ciesta camera insert!!!
;-)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-27-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,919
Posted By varchs
There are plenty of enlargers in the "bay"... I...

There are plenty of enlargers in the "bay"...
I am looking for one for my self either...
unfortunately, all of them are available only for pickup, and I am living in Greece... :-(
Good luck!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-26-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
Hello RFF friend again! I have done some research...

Hello RFF friend again!
I have done some research in the -bay and I am in a trouble...
Most of the auctions or sales requires a pickup... :-(
Sellers are afraid of damaging during shipping... :-(
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-24-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
It is official!!! Sevo and Ath persuaded me to...

It is official!!!
Sevo and Ath persuaded me to look for a newer enlarger!!!
My RFF want to buy ad (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/showproduct.php?product=41747)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-24-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
Oh!!! This is such a bargain...! ...p.m. sent...

Oh!!! This is such a bargain...!
...p.m. sent...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-23-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
It feels to me the same, but after some...

It feels to me the same, but after some research,
I have found the condenser lens (10cm) for about 40€
"and my optic offered to trim them in his CNC for a box of pastries ;-) "
a opal lamp for about...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-21-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
This is most probably true!!! ;-)

This is most probably true!!! ;-)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-21-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
I will research on these we sites! thank you! But...

I will research on these we sites! thank you!
But as my local optic has a CNC machine which is linked to a scanner,
we are able to scan the above pictured glass and then CNC trim 4mm around the new...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-21-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By varchs
Kaiser 60 - DIY repair...

Hello there!
I am very excited as a friend of mine just gave me as a gift his KEISER 60!
This enlarger is capable of projecting from 35mm to 6x6 negatives.
However, it had an accident while he moved...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-12-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 8,312
Posted By varchs
I am in as well! ;-) I am looking forward for...

I am in as well!
;-)
I am looking forward for this weekend!!!! ;-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-09-2013
Replies: 224
Views: 17,296
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1384030082.SEQ.0.jpg

Boats - Lake Bled | Slovenija
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-06-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 3,223
Posted By varchs
Thank you Biomed for mentioning my "acoustic". I...

Thank you Biomed for mentioning my "acoustic".
I appreciate this!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2013
Replies: 2,650
Views: 353,043
Posted By varchs
Kodak Elitechrome...

Kodak Elitechrome 100
"Landscape"
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1383511686.SEQ.1.jpg

Kodak Elitechrome...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-31-2013
Replies: 371
Views: 37,765
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1383244010.SEQ.0.jpg
Girly Talk
TMY 400 - Ilfosol 3
Rollei DF-S 190SE Scanner (lame)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-31-2013
Replies: 1,210
Views: 139,086
Posted By varchs
our Mauve

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1383243273.SEQ.0.jpg
LagoonSpirit D.E. Mauve ~ 8 months young
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-24-2013
Replies: 481
Views: 69,919
Posted By varchs
Girl Praying @St.Martin | Bled

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/U49529I1382614974.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2013
Replies: 1,192
Views: 150,152
Posted By varchs
very attractive image!!! could you please tell us...

very attractive image!!!
could you please tell us some more about the way you did it?
light measurement... film etc...

thank you for sharing!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2013
Replies: 6,561
Views: 549,108
Posted By varchs
3 rolls of Kodak Elite chrome professional 100ASA...

3 rolls of Kodak Elite chrome professional 100ASA expired from 2011 (for free of course)
do you think that they will be problematic?
...they were stored at the shelf of a local photostore...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-27-2013
Replies: 310
Views: 152,503
Posted By varchs
with my ZI ZM @ Beograd ! !...

with my ZI ZM @ Beograd ! ! !

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/U49529I1377597624.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-27-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,885
Posted By varchs
ZI ZM its my rf camera! After my first trip with...

ZI ZM its my rf camera! After my first trip with it and 6 rolls of film I am waiting for the development and scanning to see the results.
So far is exciting to take pictures with it, and it feels...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-18-2013
Replies: 3,800
Views: 280,567
Posted By varchs
Zeiss (Ikon + Biogon 35/f2) ZM ;-)

Zeiss (Ikon + Biogon 35/f2) ZM
;-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2013
Replies: 1,210
Views: 139,086
Posted By varchs
<3 Golden Retrievers...

<3 Golden Retrievers <3
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/U49529I1375828187.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-17-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,018
Posted By varchs
I have one of these in my cupboard... ...it seems...

I have one of these in my cupboard...
...it seems that I shall get some 120 film...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-17-2013
Replies: 310
Views: 152,503
Posted By varchs
finally it's here! Biogon...

finally it's here! Biogon 35/f2

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7406/9533276962_f89d8f38b0.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/9533276962/)
My ZI coupled with the Biogon 35...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-17-2013
Replies: 317
Views: 69,087
Posted By varchs
Finally coupled!!!

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7406/9533276962_f89d8f38b0.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/9533276962/)
My ZI coupled with the Biogon 35 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/9533276962/) by...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-17-2013
Replies: 1,034
Views: 199,929
Posted By varchs
Biogon! 35/f2

after 9 months I have managed to save the money!
and I am about to scream!!!
the rangefinder system is awesome!!!

I would like to thank Rob from the rangefinderstore!!!

look what came in the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2013
Replies: 2,650
Views: 353,043
Posted By varchs
FuReality stories

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1375828187.SEQ.3.jpg

Rollei Retro 400s @800
Canon EOS 3
Canon EF 28-105 USM f/3.5-4.5
Rollei DF-S190SE
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2013
Replies: 172
Views: 20,768
Posted By varchs
EOS 3 for me! Less expensive version of the 1V......

EOS 3 for me!
Less expensive version of the 1V... but great!
Her little sister EOS30 or Elan7 is also wonderful!!! ...small and genius and the eye focusing system is just great! Unfortunately I have...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-13-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By varchs
Hello from Greece! I am an architect as well!...

Hello from Greece!
I am an architect as well! ...and my interest in photography started as an intern about a decade ago...

It seems to me that is a nice time to study architecture!
Good luck with...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-11-2013
Replies: 2,500
Views: 1,497,781
Posted By varchs
Funny Sunday! My younger cousin after playing...

Funny Sunday!
My younger cousin after playing around with my LOMO 135BC, he decided to be more serious about photography... and he have found a praktica BCA electronic with a Prakticar 50/f1.8......
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-08-2013
Replies: 81
Views: 6,835
Posted By varchs
Hello from Greece! My 11o'clock picture will show...

Hello from Greece!
My 11o'clock picture will show up!
My 35 biogon will be already paired with my ZI and this project sounds fantastic for my new set up!
I have just added a reminder to my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-01-2013
Replies: 2,797
Views: 602,677
Posted By varchs
Helium dependent... ;-)

Helium dependent...
;-)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-22-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 6,293
Posted By varchs
Great Job Kent! I have just voted! As I was not...

Great Job Kent!
I have just voted!
As I was not able to participate this weekend I am looking forward for the next Decisive Challenge!
Good luck to the participants!!!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2013
Replies: 79
Views: 4,644
Posted By varchs
Hello RFF friends! I am trying to sell my film...

Hello RFF friends!
I am trying to sell my film Canon EOS 30 slr kit (EF 28-105 USMII + EF 75-300 IS USM even the bags) in order to fund a 35mm C-Biogon for my ZI that I have purchased from a RFF...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-25-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 4,409
Posted By varchs
Thank you straightmp!

Thank you straightmp!
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-24-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By varchs
Hey Peter! ...mine viewfinder is yellowish as...

Hey Peter!
...mine viewfinder is yellowish as well, but I thought that it was built to be like this...
and where is the self timer???
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-24-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By varchs
Actually I did not do any mechanical work though...

Actually I did not do any mechanical work though the restoration... I have just stripped the black plastic "leatherette"that it used to have, then unscrew the upper part in order to clean dust from...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-24-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By varchs
Beirette Elecronic

I have recently restored a Beirette Electronic, through DIY cleaning and re-skinning, and it became a cute little camera.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8075/8270966524_3b25cefaae.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2013
Replies: 4,065
Views: 303,845
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/U49529I1361653408.SEQ.0.jpg

girls of my life

Beirette Electronic
Fuji Color 200
Rollei DF-S 190SE
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2013
Replies: 2,650
Views: 353,043
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1360968557.SEQ.2.jpg

Tails Up! 2ndWeek

Rollei Retro 400s @800
Canon EOS 3
Canon EF 28-105 USM f/3.5-4.5 @35mm & f/8
Rollei...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-21-2013
Replies: 77
Views: 4,309
Posted By varchs
Thank you lynnb! They are great models when they...

Thank you lynnb!
They are great models when they are sleeping...
Hopefully they will be at our place for about 1.5 months!!!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-19-2013
Replies: 77
Views: 4,309
Posted By varchs
Thank you @straightmp for mentioning this...

Thank you @straightmp for mentioning this twin_portrait of the girls of my life!
It's my wife Fani & our dog Maya (which have just became a mom)...
:)

Thank you again!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-15-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,847
Posted By varchs
I am used to underexpose my slides as well... as...

I am used to underexpose my slides as well... as my photography mentor suggested it during my first steps in taking pictures... ;-)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-11-2013
Replies: 214
Views: 42,599
Posted By varchs
my younger cousin just asked me for a camera for...

my younger cousin just asked me for a camera for his first steps to manual & film photography!!!
He like the simplicity & robustness, of the Kalashnikov (as he calls the little Lomo).
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-11-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,297
Posted By varchs
this is one reason that I am not interested in...

this is one reason that I am not interested in digital cameras...
...as for me photography is a hobby, I am not willing to start running after the MPs and MHz...
;-)
...This has nothing to do with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2013
Replies: 2,650
Views: 353,043
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1359992246.SEQ.0.jpg

Camping @WildHerb

Kodak TP 25, Technical Pan
Canon EOS 3
Canon EF 28-105 USM f/3.5-4.5 @50mm
Epson...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-02-2013
Replies: 2,500
Views: 1,497,781
Posted By varchs
Our puppies have just been delivered... so I have...

Our puppies have just been delivered... so I have model shoot for the next 2.5months.
I have started with a fuji 400 and I will continue with some retro 400...
...still with the EOS 3 though...
I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-27-2013
Replies: 5,034
Views: 736,505
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/med_U49529I1359306283.SEQ.0.jpg

Camera & Tea
my EOS 3 with all-around slim fit
...much more convenient with out the battery grip...


Canon...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-25-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,559
Posted By varchs
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8506/8376979077_e448...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8506/8376979077_e448983626.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8376979077/)
inside the glass box (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8376979077/) by vp_varchs...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-16-2013
Replies: 5,034
Views: 736,505
Posted By varchs
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/49529/U49529I1358369008.SEQ.0.jpg

My current camera setup...
adorable machine!!!
...kind of bulky... though!!! ;-)

still incapable of purchasing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2013
Replies: 2,650
Views: 353,043
Posted By varchs
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8506/8376979077_e448...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8506/8376979077_e448983626.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8376979077/)
inside the glass box (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8376979077/) by vp_varchs...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-12-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 6,631
Posted By varchs
I have just voted through e-mail!!! Sorry Kent......

I have just voted through e-mail!!!
Sorry Kent... ;-)
Forum: RFF Polls 12-20-2012
Replies: 145
Views: 19,008
Posted By varchs
My age is 32 I am using film on my EOS 30, EOS 3...

My age is 32
I am using film on my EOS 30, EOS 3 & Zeiss Ikon ZM.
I also have a small IXUS for some instant representations...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-18-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,687
Posted By varchs
I have found I V500 Epson flatbed scanner from my...

I have found I V500 Epson flatbed scanner from my sister, and it produces a more precise tonality...
Black is real black and white is real white... unfortunately it does not have such many MPxls.
But...
Forum: RFF News 12-17-2012
Replies: 129
Views: 22,718
Posted By varchs
Are also scale focus cameras allowed?

Are also scale focus cameras allowed?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-17-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By varchs
Nice text, thoughts and presentation...

Nice text, thoughts and presentation Trevor!
Let's start projecting!!!! ;-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-17-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 5,651
Posted By varchs
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8477/8193112391_7e5f...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8477/8193112391_7e5f0e8172.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8193112391/)
LV (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8193112391/) by vp_varchs...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-16-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,186
Posted By varchs
I am done shooting my 2nd challenge day... with a...

I am done shooting my 2nd challenge day... with a second Retro400 @800
Good luck to everyone! Thank you Kent for shaking us and giving us a stimuli to go out and shoot!!!

p.s. tomorrow development...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-15-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,687
Posted By varchs
Thank you all for your thoughts! I am testing...

Thank you all for your thoughts!
I am testing some film with my lenses optimum settings 35mm f8 (EF 28-105 USM II).

I will post the results...! ;-)
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-15-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,186
Posted By varchs
DayOne just ended for me, my EOS 3 and a Rollei...

DayOne just ended for me, my EOS 3 and a Rollei Retro @800... as it is already night here in Greece.
Good luck to all competitors from overseas!!! and night shooters!!! ;-)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-13-2012
Replies: 214
Views: 42,599
Posted By varchs
Smile http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8075/8270966524_3b25...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8075/8270966524_3b25cefaae.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8270966524/)
BeiretteElectronic (http://www.flickr.com/photos/varchs/8270966524/) by vp_varchs...
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