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Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6,194
Views: 478,369
Posted By raindog61
A nice little Rollei 35 (Germany). Complete with...

A nice little Rollei 35 (Germany). Complete with a Rollei flash, hood and filter. Everything seems functional. I love this camera. Bought it with the intention of replacing my Olympus Trip 35 as my...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 286
Views: 10,531
Posted By raindog61
The sample photos look great (both digital and...

The sample photos look great (both digital and analog). I admit, I am interested in this lens.

However, my only curiosity is. Does that aperture ring have click stops. Or is it free turning like a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2015
Replies: 603
Views: 153,945
Posted By raindog61
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2608/3795422895_5b0...

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2015
Replies: 84
Views: 5,213
Posted By raindog61
This thread inspired me to look into the tumblr....

This thread inspired me to look into the tumblr. Decided to give it a try.


http://www.leslievillepicker.tumblr.com
Forum: Travel 04-16-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 12,316
Posted By raindog61
The sister in law and her husband have made a few...

The sister in law and her husband have made a few trips to Ecuador in the past two years.
They love it down there and are considering spending the winters there. Cost of living is cheap, the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By raindog61
Thank you for your reply newsgrunt, I've used...

Thank you for your reply newsgrunt,

I've used him for a CLA on my M4-P back in 2008, his work was top notch.

I'll send him an email to see if he can help me out. Perhaps he'll take pity on me....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By raindog61
Does David Yau still service Leica?

Greetings,

I've been searching to see if Mr. Yau is still in the business of servicing Leica.

I can't find any current information of him here at RRF, or anywhere else for that matter. The last...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2014
Replies: 6,194
Views: 478,369
Posted By raindog61
Olympus Trip 35 in mint condition (even came with...

Olympus Trip 35 in mint condition (even came with the lens cap). $20 tax inc. at the local Cash Converter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2014
Replies: 6,194
Views: 478,369
Posted By raindog61
Just received my first (used) Rapid Winder...

Just received my first (used) Rapid Winder yesterday. Love it!

Just might have to buy another one (or two) :rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2014
Replies: 618
Views: 39,279
Posted By raindog61
It's a Lambda print. It's printed with lasers....

It's a Lambda print. It's printed with lasers. (Meanwhile, my inside voice is making Star-Wars like laser sounds)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2014
Replies: 1,372
Views: 191,570
Posted By raindog61
. Bobby's Restaurant - Montreal 1985. - Contax...

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Bobby's Restaurant - Montreal 1985. - Contax 139 Quartz w/ Carl Zeiss T* 35mm f2.8 Distagon

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7277/13695177574_967570c6da_z_d.jpg

Montreal (1987) - Contax 139...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-09-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By raindog61
I often print BW on a Lambda with colour...

I often print BW on a Lambda with colour material. Either, Kodak N surface or onto Kodak Metallic. Black and white looks ok on colour material depending on the subject and quality of the file.

The...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-03-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,570
Posted By raindog61
I picked up my lens about 4 or 5 months ago....

I picked up my lens about 4 or 5 months ago. Right away, I realized it's not a lens you simply slap on your camera body and start firing away. It does take a lot of practice to get some nice results...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2014
Replies: 416
Views: 46,044
Posted By raindog61
Leica M8 - CV 75mm f2.5 Color-Heliar. Greenwood...

Leica M8 - CV 75mm f2.5 Color-Heliar.
Greenwood Cemetery - Waterford, On. Ca.
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8494/8435969585_c823f4a933_z_d.jpg

Contax 137 MD Quarts - Zeiss 35mm f2.8 - T-Max...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 08-06-2014
Replies: 1,564
Views: 247,353
Posted By raindog61
Corner of Queen & Broadview - Toronto, Canada....

Corner of Queen & Broadview - Toronto, Canada.

Widelux F7 Delta 100 Xtol 1:1

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3905/14653470280_125cb380e8_b_d.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2014
Replies: 544
Views: 58,996
Posted By raindog61
Heidelberg, Germany - Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander...

Heidelberg, Germany - Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 28mm f2 Ultron
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2937/14470841767_a38a57d54a_z_d.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 989
Posted By raindog61
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4073/4746122136_b07...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,412
Posted By raindog61
Playa del Carmen, Mexico - Leica M6 w/...

Playa del Carmen, Mexico - Leica M6 w/ Voigtlander 50mm f1.5 Nokton. - Tri-x / Xtol
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2802/4432114336_79189f1e04_z_d.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2014
Replies: 481
Views: 61,135
Posted By raindog61
Tulum, Mexico - Leica M6ttl w/ Voigtlander 35mm...

Tulum, Mexico - Leica M6ttl w/ Voigtlander 35mm f1.7 Ultron. Tri-x /...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-05-2014
Replies: 2,750
Views: 700,500
Posted By raindog61
Broadway - New York...

Broadway - New York 1985.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3713/13695536355_5a3aa30232_z_d.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-04-2014
Replies: 320
Views: 32,862
Posted By raindog61
Hasselblad 500C/M - 80mm f2.8 Zeiss Planar - ...

Hasselblad 500C/M - 80mm f2.8 Zeiss Planar - Arista EDU Ultra 400
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Leica M6 ttl - Voigtlander 50mm f1.5 Nokton - Kodak...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-02-2014
Replies: 998
Views: 98,615
Posted By raindog61
Havana, Cuba - Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 35mm...

Havana, Cuba - Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 35mm f1.7
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2730/4263922871_3650377e5f_d.jpg

Impala - Toronto, Canada - Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 15mm f4.5...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-30-2014
Replies: 234
Views: 15,860
Posted By raindog61
Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 28mm f2...

Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 28mm f2 ultron.
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5450/9703975651_a6d7e34c0c_z_d.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,385
Posted By raindog61
Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 35mm f1.7...

Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 35mm f1.7 Ultron.

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6021/5986816648_3b914a6f10_z_d.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2014
Replies: 6,194
Views: 478,369
Posted By raindog61
Just arrived yesterday. A mint (used) Voigtlander...

Just arrived yesterday. A mint (used) Voigtlander 40mm f1.4 S.C. lens from CameraQuest. Now I see what everyone is raving about. Beautiful lens.

_Harry.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-26-2014
Replies: 2,750
Views: 700,500
Posted By raindog61
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3813/13694948644_aa...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-15-2014
Replies: 209
Views: 22,653
Posted By raindog61
Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 28mm f2 Ultron -...

Leica M8 w/ Voigtlander 28mm f2 Ultron - Rothenburg, Germany (2013).

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3778/12761658013_5ae09618a8_z.jpg
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-05-2014
Replies: 2,173
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 189,588
Posted By raindog61
USER: ncc1701 Purchased a Voigtlander 21mm ...

USER: ncc1701

Purchased a Voigtlander 21mm complete with finder, shade and lens case. Great seller all around. Quick shipping, great communication, secure packaging. Condition of items were better...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-29-2014
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,886,989
Posted By raindog61
Thank you Philip. I picked up the body (impulse...

Thank you Philip.

I picked up the body (impulse purchase) in the new year thinking it would be a great match for my Voigtlander 15mm. I've never been crazy about the 15mm. I comes in handy from...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2014
Replies: 2,750
Views: 700,500
Posted By raindog61
Challenger - Montreal, Canada...

Challenger - Montreal, Canada (1986).

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7243/13981314965_e9603c17a6_z_d.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-23-2014
Replies: 445
Views: 92,553
Posted By raindog61
Leica M8 w/ CV 15mm f4.5 (ltm...

Leica M8 w/ CV 15mm f4.5 (ltm version)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3441/3936594481_e410eed1d0_z_d.jpg

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3379/3499101146_7a4379dfbb_z_d.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-20-2014
Replies: 4,568
Views: 1,057,269
Posted By raindog61
Generations - Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Leica M6...

Generations - Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Leica M6 ttl w/ CV 35mm f1.7 Ultron. Tri-x.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2574/3779445618_7f0f3380ac_z.jpg?zz=1
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-19-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 9,067
Posted By raindog61
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2878/9694252854_430...

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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-19-2014
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,886,989
Posted By raindog61
Leica MD-2 w/ Voigtlander 21mm f4 Color-Skopar...

Leica MD-2 w/ Voigtlander 21mm f4 Color-Skopar and Leica Motor M.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/13912465102_302583632f_c_d.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-10-2014
Replies: 6,194
Views: 478,369
Posted By raindog61
Monday: Voigtlander Color-Skopar 21mm f/4 (screw)...

Monday: Voigtlander Color-Skopar 21mm f/4 (screw) with viewfinder & LH-1 Hood.
Tuesday: A 12" Turkey sub from Subway
Wednesday: Xtol developer, Ilford fixer, 120 neg. sleeves & 100ft of Delta...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-10-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By raindog61
Thank you for the link. The French Wine Harvest...

Thank you for the link. The French Wine Harvest series is simply stunning.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-04-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 5,504
Posted By raindog61
Playa del Carmen,...

Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4049/4428761049_3b19e17b27_z_d.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-04-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 14,589
Posted By raindog61
Playa del Carmen,...

Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7395/12870573775_5ba454338b_c_d.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-31-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 2,072
Posted By raindog61
Thank you for the mention. :-]

Thank you for the mention. :-]
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-31-2014
Replies: 233
Views: 27,536
Posted By raindog61
Photographed 1984....

Photographed 1984.

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,178
Posted By raindog61
Art Gallery of Ontario....

Art Gallery of Ontario.
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-24-2014
Replies: 266
Views: 26,420
Posted By raindog61
Post...

Post Haircut
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Forum: Photography General Interest 03-17-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By raindog61
Nadar's portrait of Sarah Bernhardt is absolutely...

Nadar's portrait of Sarah Bernhardt is absolutely stunning.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-17-2014
Replies: 6,194
Views: 478,369
Posted By raindog61
In transit from beautiful British Columbia, a...

In transit from beautiful British Columbia, a hefty little piece of glass. - Voigtlander 50mm f1.1

And in the batter's box. An order to FreeStyle for some fresh 35mm and 120 BW film.

_Harry.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2014
Replies: 370
Views: 34,554
Posted By raindog61
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2652/3727828481_6027...

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Forum: Film vs Digital 03-05-2014
Replies: 181
Views: 17,694
Posted By raindog61
2014: the year I promised myself I would only...

2014: the year I promised myself I would only photograph with film. Bought another Leica body, repaired my Widelux and purchased a Jobo CPP2 film processor.

Bottom line: I felt I was losing all of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-28-2014
Replies: 652
Views: 81,658
Posted By raindog61
Three of my favorite over the past few...

Three of my favorite over the past few...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-27-2014
Replies: 635
Views: 80,517
Posted By raindog61
Bronica SQ-A and 150mm f3.5 Zenzanon S - Kodak...

Bronica SQ-A and 150mm f3.5 Zenzanon S - Kodak Ektachrome 100 processed C-41.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7300/12592383855_a55810b5d6_z.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 02-26-2014
Replies: 131
Poll: Winter Sucks
Views: 7,755
Posted By raindog61
Even though I hate winter, I do manage to get out...

Even though I hate winter, I do manage to get out and photograph in freezing conditions for hours at a time without any major mishaps except for frozen fingers. However, this year I've managed to...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-25-2014
Replies: 131
Poll: Winter Sucks
Views: 7,755
Posted By raindog61
Winter - Hate it! Hate it! Hate it! Did I...

Winter - Hate it! Hate it! Hate it!

Did I mention I'm not a fan of winter?

_Harry.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2014
Replies: 326
Views: 28,806
Posted By raindog61
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3485/3461716220_e4d7...

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Leica M8 - CV 75mm f2.5 Color-Heliar.

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Leica M8 - CV 35mm f1.7 Ultron
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 2,303
Posted By raindog61
I tend to photograph in accordance to my pants...

I tend to photograph in accordance to my pants waist size. Or simply put, does this lens make my hips look big?

_Harry.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-15-2014
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,886,989
Posted By raindog61
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8361/8335708093_d0fd...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 142,733
Posted By raindog61
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2853/12017856754_82e...

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Liberty Bridge - Budapest Hungary (2013).

Leica M8 - CV 28mm f2 Ultron.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-13-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 12,952
Posted By raindog61
Congratulations on the addition of your second...

Congratulations on the addition of your second Widelux. They really are wonderful cameras. Built like a tank.*

I've been lusting after one of these since the 1981. Finally around 2009 I picked one...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-13-2014
Replies: 439
Views: 50,841
Posted By raindog61
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2798/4450886508_823c...

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Jewelry Designer - Tulum, Mexico

Leica M6 - CV 50mm f1.5 - Tri-x - XTol
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2014
Replies: 1,798
Views: 213,437
Posted By raindog61
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8101/8504238952_2615...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8101/8504238952_2615877dd6_c.jpg

Leica M8 CV 75mm f2.5 Color-Heliar
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2014
Replies: 234
Views: 15,860
Posted By raindog61
A couple of...

A couple of favorites.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5256/5399537610_18f986dcef_z_d.jpg
Playa del Carmen, Mexico (2007).


http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5505/10765549473_4d8bc64256_c_d.jpg
Gabčíkovo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2014
Replies: 192
Views: 26,279
Posted By raindog61
Self shoe portrait - Leica M6 ttl CV 75mm f2.5 (I...

Self shoe portrait - Leica M6 ttl CV 75mm f2.5 (I think) Delta 400 Developed in Xtol

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2747/4373012306_84eb575ac0_b_d.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 4,804
Posted By raindog61
Right after I get rid of some miscellaneous large...

Right after I get rid of some miscellaneous large format equipment and some antique cameras on eBay and Craigslist, I'll be in the market for a new Voigtlander 50mm f1.1 Nokton.

But not until then...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2014
Replies: 6,194
Views: 478,369
Posted By raindog61
I promised myself I would only photograph with...

I promised myself I would only photograph with film in the future. And being my rinky-dink method of film processing has not been up to par the last year or so, I decided to move into the late 20th...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2014
Replies: 6,194
Views: 478,369
Posted By raindog61
Went a little overboard in January: Leica MD-2 2...

Went a little overboard in January:

Leica MD-2
2 Leica motor M's
Visoflex II <----- this was the impulse purchase ;-)

_Harry.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2014
Replies: 3,800
Views: 269,865
Posted By raindog61
For the last few days: Leica MD-2 Voigtlander...

For the last few days:

Leica MD-2
Voigtlander 15mm f4.5
Sekonic L-398a meter
and a few rolls of Delta 400.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-16-2011
Replies: 133
Views: 11,965
Posted By raindog61
9 more weeks and the oldometer turns over to...

9 more weeks and the oldometer turns over to 50.

Goodbye youth! Hello Senior discounts!!

H.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-28-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 7,318
Posted By raindog61
Can't say anyone has asked me that question...

Can't say anyone has asked me that question before. However in the mid 80's I was photographing in Old Montreal with a Zone VI 4x5 field camera. A tourist was walking by and asked me how old my...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 07-15-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 15,253
Posted By raindog61
Some really nice photo you managed to pull off...

Some really nice photo you managed to pull off with the Widelux. I've had mine for about a year and a half, but I do admit I don't use it enough. However, I doubt I'll ever get rid of it, being I've...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-10-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By raindog61
The two colour images are just stunning. Great...

The two colour images are just stunning. Great stuff all around.

Harry.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-28-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By raindog61
You can try David Yau. I know he works on...

You can try David Yau. I know he works on Hasselblads. As for the Xpan, I'm not sure but you can inquire. Just did a CLA and adjusted the rangefinder on my M4-P, he did and excellent job.

More info...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-20-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 2,666
Posted By raindog61
Where is Andres Serrano when you need him most?!?!

Where is Andres Serrano when you need him most?!?!
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-19-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By raindog61
Rob, try desaturating the files. Or, convert the...

Rob, try desaturating the files. Or, convert the file to greyscale rather than an rgb file.

Good luck,

Harry.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-16-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 3,580
Posted By raindog61
Thank you for all those that gave the plug and...

Thank you for all those that gave the plug and the kind comments. But a bigger thank you for all those that posted some really nice work in the past week.

Cheers,
Harry.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,671
Posted By raindog61
G-Damn, those are nice! The portrait of the woman...

G-Damn, those are nice! The portrait of the woman is absolutely beautiful. Excellent work.

Harry.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 02-14-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By raindog61
Wow, these are quite eerie. Thanks for...

Wow, these are quite eerie. Thanks for sharing.

The speedo and combat boots: well, I didn't need to know that ;-)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 2,590
Posted By raindog61
Wink I bet you waited until valentine's day to post...

I bet you waited until valentine's day to post this. ;)

Enjoy the doghouse...

Harry.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 2,711
Posted By raindog61
Congratulations. Mine just arrive tonight. I am...

Congratulations. Mine just arrive tonight. I am more then please with it. Super quiet shutter, viewfinder is fine (I wear glasses) at least seems the same as my M6 and I'm fine with the 35mm frame...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-05-2010
Replies: 158
Views: 20,924
Posted By raindog61
I keep a Nikon One-Touch (35mm f2.8), loaded with...

I keep a Nikon One-Touch (35mm f2.8), loaded with Kodak Ektar in my briefcase.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 02-02-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,888
Posted By raindog61
One of the best methods I found for matting a...

One of the best methods I found for matting a Polaroid print is to simply cut out a piece of sturdy paper (acid-free watercolour paper) somewhat larger than the polaroid itself. Cut 4 triangular...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-03-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By raindog61
Absolutely, The Print by Ansel Adams. But rather...

Absolutely, The Print by Ansel Adams. But rather that put the horse before the carriage, I suggest you read "The Camera" & "The Negative" first.

Another book I sugguest, is the Zone VI workshop by...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-02-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By raindog61
You could try Durst-pro-USA. If they don't have...

You could try Durst-pro-USA. If they don't have it, they might put you on the right road.

http://www.durst-pro-usa.com/service.html

Harry.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-01-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,949
Posted By raindog61
Since you're not making large print, I would...

Since you're not making large print, I would suggest using photo mounting corners. You can make them yourself, or you can purchase them direct. As mentioned. Light Impressions out of Rochester, NY is...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-30-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 5,793
Posted By raindog61
By all means, if one's vision/work doesn't...

By all means, if one's vision/work doesn't improve with age then why bother.

I've read this on a number of occasions (roughly quoted):

"(William) Eggleston best period of photography was in the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-29-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 5,793
Posted By raindog61
I use to think that way. In fact, in the late...

I use to think that way. In fact, in the late 80's I decided to cut up a bunch of 4x5 negatives I thought I'd never print.

Boy, was that a mistake. Thankfully, I never got around to cutting up the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-28-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,491
Posted By raindog61
Congratulations on your book. I especially...

Congratulations on your book. I especially enjoyed the photos taken around the capital building. Very nice eye.

You certainly came away with a very nice book considering the amount of time you have...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-31-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By raindog61
Without a doubt, absolutely the best story I've...

Without a doubt, absolutely the best story I've read via RFF.

Great work, great article.

_Harry.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-21-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,274
Posted By raindog61
My general rule of thumb is always use an...

My general rule of thumb is always use an enlarger the next format up of your maximum negative format.

i.e. if you intend to print 35mm film use a medium format enlarger. Medium format negs., use a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-17-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By raindog61
Shwing! I'm there baby!!

Shwing!


I'm there baby!!
Forum: Travel 08-13-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 1,959
Posted By raindog61
I was down there in June (09). I met a few...

I was down there in June (09). I met a few photographers. I have to admit, I was quite surprised as they are all shooting digital. I asked them about Russian Zorki's .... ok, are you ready for this?...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-05-2009
Replies: 445
Views: 92,553
Posted By raindog61
Camera - M8

Camera - M8
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-04-2009
Replies: 2,337
Views: 499,620
Posted By raindog61
My Kiev 88 finally jammed (as I knew it would...

My Kiev 88 finally jammed (as I knew it would eventually). So I'm waiting for a Hasselblad C/M along with a 120mm planar and a couple of backs. So I should be in MF heaven by next week.

The first...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-29-2009
Replies: 190
Views: 18,957
Posted By raindog61
M8 - CV 35mm f1.7 Ultron

M8 - CV 35mm f1.7 Ultron
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2009
Replies: 87
Views: 4,362
Posted By raindog61
Perhaps the initial complaint to security wasn't...

Perhaps the initial complaint to security wasn't about you and your camera. Perhaps it's the fact that your car was occupying the handicapped parking space and they didn't see your need for it (at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2009
Replies: 122
Views: 7,890
Posted By raindog61
Here's mine: Film and Digital. B/W and...

Here's mine:

Film and Digital. B/W and Colour.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/29624809@N06/
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-04-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By raindog61
Very nice documentary work! I like the wide-angle...

Very nice documentary work! I like the wide-angle approach.
Forum: Travel 04-28-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 5,525
Posted By raindog61
Double Crap! We just found out the charter...

Double Crap! We just found out the charter company suspended all trips to Mexico until early June.

And to think my camera bag was all packed and ready to go.

Added note: The charter company was...
Forum: Travel 04-28-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 5,525
Posted By raindog61
Crap! We just booked a trip down to Los Cabos for...

Crap! We just booked a trip down to Los Cabos for two weeks one month from now (May 25th).

Right now there's no plan to cancel, but who knows only time will tell.

Perhaps daily mega-doses of...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 04-08-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By raindog61
I think what you're looking for are prints done...

I think what you're looking for are prints done photographically, rather than an inkjet print.

In the photographic tradition: You looking for a backlite product called "Duratrans" by Kodak. Most...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-08-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,123
Posted By raindog61
A few more examples:

A few more examples:
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-08-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,123
Posted By raindog61
Absolutely take black and white film. However...

Absolutely take black and white film. However I'll warn you now, at least take a decent digital camera or beg, borrow or steal another film camera for colour. You really will regret it.

As for the...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-24-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By raindog61
I just checked my F7 out. It also has a rattling...

I just checked my F7 out. It also has a rattling sound as you turn it over.

At this point, I've only had the camera for one week and it's the first time I noticed the noise. So far there are no...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-13-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,536
Posted By raindog61
Kodak made a variety of proofing machines. (I...

Kodak made a variety of proofing machines. (I can't remember the actual names of them). The operator could proof either 35mm or 120 negatives. Exposure was determined by the contrast of the scene....
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-06-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 3,492
Posted By raindog61
Leica M Advanced Photo School Gunter Osterloh

Am I missing something here:



Leica M Advanced Photo School by Gunter Osterloh sells for $179.50...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-06-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By raindog61
Do you see the frame lines changing with (or...

Do you see the frame lines changing with (or without) the lens on by moving the lever manually? If they are moving, I have to assume the camera is operating correctly.

It may be the LTM adapter...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-02-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,937
Posted By raindog61
I picked one up a few years back. From the start,...

I picked one up a few years back. From the start, I liked the lens when using it with a M6 ttl or a IIIf. Very sharp, excellent contrast, and great colour rendition. However, it didn't get as much...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-20-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By raindog61
I for one would like to see some burning in of...

I for one would like to see some burning in of the sky, perhaps about 25-30%. It would certainly make the clouds stand out.

I like the composition (the 50/50 split doesn't bother me) and the deep...
Forum: Travel 12-21-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By raindog61
I would head over to "the boneyard". The museum...

I would head over to "the boneyard". The museum of neon signs that were once part of the landscape of Las Vegas.

http://www.neonmuseum.org/
Forum: Travel 11-28-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By raindog61
There are plenty of smaller galleries around...

There are plenty of smaller galleries around town.

You can try the Stephen Bulger Gallery. (there is no mention of the upcoming show)

http://www.bulgergallery.com/

As well, some of the co-op...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-05-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,220
Posted By raindog61
I purchased my 15mm on a whim about 6 months ago...

I purchased my 15mm on a whim about 6 months ago from ebay. I generally use lenses within the normal focal length (35, 50 & 75mm). After reading a number of positive reviews I decided to give it a...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-05-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 3,643
Posted By raindog61
Interesting thread. I sat down and made a list of...

Interesting thread. I sat down and made a list of all the cameras I have used since 1974. I did not include cameras that were part of my collection which sat mostly on the shelf.

* = still have and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-07-2008
Replies: 128
Views: 19,715
Posted By raindog61
I've always scanned my Tri-x in B/W mode....

I've always scanned my Tri-x in B/W mode. However, lately I haven't been too happy with my current film and developer combo. (lab processed with Xtol)

Just last week I came across one theory...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-06-2007
Replies: 1,188
Views: 188,564
Posted By raindog61
zorki 1

Zorki 1 (e) with Jupiter-8 50mm f2.0 lens and auxiliary viewfinder.
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