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Forum: Yashica RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By f16sunshine
It's a fun camera to use. The little window under...

It's a fun camera to use.
The little window under the shutter button is the exposure diode.
You can use your finger to cover it slightly to dial up more exposure and slower shutter speed in cases of...
Forum: Yashica RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By f16sunshine
I suggest you just start using it. Great lens and...

I suggest you just start using it.
Great lens and nice camera overall.
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5128/5278829113_95567db276_b.jpg
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,030
Posted By f16sunshine
Nice choice Joe The Rav4 is a great car. I own...

Nice choice Joe
The Rav4 is a great car.
I own an '89 toyota 2wheel drive pickup. It's reliable as can be and peppy.
After years of BMW sedans and Ford f150 , ... I'm smitten with my little...
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,535
Posted By f16sunshine
Wow!! No XT2 excitement at RFF. It's been out for...

Wow!! No XT2 excitement at RFF.
It's been out for over 24 hrs and not a peep on this forum.
Everyone must be at the beach :p
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,337
Posted By f16sunshine
I've tried all the models over the years. The R2...

I've tried all the models over the years.
The R2 in Olive color is the one I've gone back to.
Have one now and like it quite a bit. The CLE f2/40mm is mounted.
Never had any issues although the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-13-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,304
Posted By f16sunshine
Maybe it will be a 28mm f2 actual (42mm...

Maybe it will be a 28mm f2 actual (42mm equiv).
Not a big shift in FL but, it would add a new twist to the product offering.
I would take a fixed 35mm f2 for a 50mm equiv in a heartbeat.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 05-22-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,571
Posted By f16sunshine
Live view is extrememly useful for working...

Live view is extrememly useful for working photographers even if it's not the primary method of composing and finding focus.
The M240 makes more sense than an M262.

Myself, I prefer AF and mostly...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 05-11-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By f16sunshine
Nice choice Huss. :) I used to use a modified one...

Nice choice Huss. :)
I used to use a modified one on my 5D.... Super lens. I love the 55-60mm focal length.
Wide open and mid distance it gives a really cool tripped out look.
My favorite way to use...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-10-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By f16sunshine
Hello Oleg I think you would enjoy the Zeiss ZM...

Hello Oleg

I think you would enjoy the Zeiss ZM planar 50mm f2.
The character and performance are very similar between the Zeiss Contax G 45 and ZM 50.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-09-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,427
Posted By f16sunshine
No there is not. Hopefully one day. The Fuji...

No there is not.
Hopefully one day.

The Fuji x100 models are as close as it comes with a fixed lens larger sensor..... They are really sweet but not so compact as the ricoh.
Since my preference is...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-06-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 7,700
Posted By f16sunshine
Traveling again after for the first time since...

Traveling again after for the first time since 2013.
Have to say... The f1.4/35mm is still the favorite.
Nit the fastest to focus but .... It's special in rendering and looks beautiful at wide open :)
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 05-04-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By f16sunshine
I thought the same for the last 2 years. Then,......

I thought the same for the last 2 years.
Then,... I used an XT1 for a day. The hump pretty much disappears when one is looking through the VF :roll eyes:
Actually the extra dial and controls are...
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 05-04-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By f16sunshine
It might be but .... I want that big vf and fast...

It might be but .... I want that big vf and fast write speed.
Will keep using the xe1's when I need a bit of flash built in.
The flash is the inly reason I would choose the Xe 1/2 over XT-1.
The XT1...
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 05-04-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By f16sunshine
XT-1 used ?

When are they going to get cheap.
$300-$400 range by ....?

Will the 24mp Xtrans-3 be just too tempting as the Xpro-2 becomes more readily in stock and help owners dump their XT-1's ?

My XE1's are...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 05-03-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 1,239
Posted By f16sunshine
This is what I would do in your position. The...

This is what I would do in your position.
The M240 M-P is a really good looking beast that will satisfy for years.
Live view is a huge bonus with this camera. Just think of the flexibility it gives...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-02-2016
Replies: 95
Views: 3,511
Posted By f16sunshine
I would not do it. The M9 is an old camera with...

I would not do it.
The M9 is an old camera with some major issues.
Leica is a weird company with a strange relationship to their older "child".
If you travel at all and require reliability or need...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-01-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,134
Posted By f16sunshine
The ltm version f1.5/50mm nokton was always super...

The ltm version f1.5/50mm nokton was always super for me on the m5.
I use the Color Skopar 2.5/50mm on it now as a daily.
For lo-light and high character I use the Canon f1.2/50mm.
The Canon lens is...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-28-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By f16sunshine
I say don't do it. If you use an m240 and rx1 is...

I say don't do it.
If you use an m240 and rx1 is a daily carry... it's probably not wise to over invest in a film body.
Pick up an inexpensive M2/3 to scratch the itch for film when it occurs.
Either...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-27-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By f16sunshine
Better get some gaffers tape before taking it in...

Better get some gaffers tape before taking it in public. ;)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-27-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 7,035
Posted By f16sunshine
I just arrived in Switzerland yesterday. Looks...

I just arrived in Switzerland yesterday.
Looks like Germany is not on the docket for this year.
Will be back home on May 15th

Sorry to miss meeting you all there. Say hi to Wetlar for me. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 2,247
Posted By f16sunshine
Beautiful! Your bear looks cute and chill. My...

Beautiful!

Your bear looks cute and chill.
My bear experience last week was a sow and 2 cubs killing our poor goat Hickory. :(
I have pics but not as clear and in focus.
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 04-21-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,535
Posted By f16sunshine
Do you really feel Fuji would "throttle back"...

Do you really feel Fuji would "throttle back" technology advancements ?
I don't think they worry about canabalizing sales much in the upper end cameras.
Look at the original XT1....In many ways it...
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 04-19-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By f16sunshine
Try it with the 50mm. You may not even like the...

Try it with the 50mm. You may not even like the workflow. For one thing, you can't turn the lcd off(xa1 anyway). It's something that's handy if viewing the lcd is difficult but not really for full...
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 04-19-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By f16sunshine
I did not use the beep. You can here the lens...

I did not use the beep. You can here the lens lock and feel where the shutter button was holding at half press.
I don't like the beep. Did not even think of trying to use it.
Maybe the 2/35 is too...
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 04-19-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By f16sunshine
Yes, I used the XA1 with a finder and the 27mm in...

Yes, I used the XA1 with a finder and the 27mm in the time I had it.
Was actually pretty darn satisfactory to use as center focus, hold half press, and re-compose.
Not bad at all.
Did not try with a...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-19-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By f16sunshine
I'm going with the 55-200 until further need...

I'm going with the 55-200 until further need demands otherwise.
With Reflex i use 85 and 100mm often. The 135mm lenses seemed to languish when i acquired them.
The fuji 55-200 with it's beautiful...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-17-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By f16sunshine
I've used adapted OM's and other lenses on Eos...

I've used adapted OM's and other lenses on Eos Bodies for years. It's a very useful way to make use of legacy glass.
Although atm, I own a 5Dii rather than 6D,.... I imagine the experience and...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 04-16-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,736
Posted By f16sunshine
Will they make one for the Leica SL is the next...

Will they make one for the Leica SL is the next question :)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-16-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,043
Posted By f16sunshine
You can always hang on for the next model. I...

You can always hang on for the next model. I would say if you have the original Mini, the Mini4 is a worthy upgrade.
I just Upgraded my moms to a full spec Mini a month ago. Even after a month of...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 04-06-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By f16sunshine
From your very first m240 posts I really have...

From your very first m240 posts I really have lovd what you are getting from tgis lens Huss.
I'll get one some day. Till then please keep posting :)

I think the price is just fine. Why would anyone...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-02-2016
Replies: 87
Views: 4,421
Posted By f16sunshine
Haha.... Laugh at myself a bit. Have owned most...

Haha.... Laugh at myself a bit.
Have owned most of my leica lenses that were hi up on the desire list.
My color Skopar 50mm and 40mm cle lens are what I want and have.
Would like a nikkor f2.5/35mm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2016
Replies: 89
Views: 2,951
Posted By f16sunshine
I like it. You've framed all the elements nicely...

I like it.
You've framed all the elements nicely in this composition.
My eye is looking at all parts of the image rather than being pulled or distracted to one area.
Success :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-30-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 2,679
Posted By f16sunshine
I'm using the f2.5/50mm Color Skopar now. Have...

I'm using the f2.5/50mm Color Skopar now. Have owned pretty much everything to this point and am very happy to now feel satisfied with such a "modest" lens.
It's just super for B+W the way I like it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,768
Posted By f16sunshine
Gleaners in Montana

Interesting photo collection.
http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/27/world/cnnphotos-the-gleaners/index.html

I've known a few gleaners over the years.
Usually you think of them working over farms after...
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 03-25-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Gary I have the XA1 and use the 35/1.4 on it...

Hi Gary
I have the XA1 and use the 35/1.4 on it almost exclusively.
At some point I may get a 2/35 but i doubt it. Not shooting enough to justify a purchase.

The 35 is a better focal length for me...
Forum: Photo Software 03-25-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 3,263
Posted By f16sunshine
For those who want to use it stand alone. I...

For those who want to use it stand alone.
I installed the collection in my applications folder.
Silver efex opened fine.
I don't have an image on my little 11" laptop to open if you can believe...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-22-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By f16sunshine
Yeah wow... quite a haul!

Yeah wow... quite a haul!
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 03-09-2016
Replies: 80
Views: 3,936
Posted By f16sunshine
Oh,... I posted while you where writing. For...

Oh,... I posted while you where writing.
For travel the 18-55 is a brilliant lens.
It's an uncomprimised zoom. Excellent iq throughout and truly effective image stabilizing.
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 03-09-2016
Replies: 80
Views: 3,936
Posted By f16sunshine
Xe2 is great in your position. It does some...

Xe2 is great in your position.
It does some things the m9 does not without sacrificing iq.
The built in flash can tilt with a fingertip and become very useful.
The layout is excellent. Iso is one...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 03-04-2016
Replies: 120
Views: 8,679
Posted By f16sunshine
I used my X camera for the first time this year...

I used my X camera for the first time this year last weekend. :o
After wishing for the features of the Xpro2 for 2 years,... I'm Really set into using film (6x6 frames in particular).
Maybe by the...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 03-04-2016
Replies: 240
Views: 15,651
Posted By f16sunshine
Removing the red dot from the front has added...

Removing the red dot from the front has added around $2K on past models.
I supposethis won't be any different. Looks cool. Very clean back plate. Like.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-03-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By f16sunshine
It's a personal preference thing using TLR's over...

It's a personal preference thing using TLR's over SLR's or rf's

I like them and have had great success.
You really need to give it several dozen rolls before you know if it's for you.
The...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-28-2016
Replies: 1,421
Views: 218,234
Posted By f16sunshine
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-28-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By f16sunshine
I know of X-Tol but have not used it.

I know of X-Tol but have not used it.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-27-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By f16sunshine
Tmax dev 1:4 is my base developer for...

Tmax dev 1:4 is my base developer for everything.
Kodak lists 2 temperatures. I use the lower one only (20c).
Easing up on agitation if I have sensitive highlights.
I develop about 15 rolls per...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-26-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By f16sunshine
One of the few af zooms I have ever actually...

One of the few af zooms I have ever actually fallen for.
Smooth, sharp detailed images. It's a keeper for sure.
The IS works brilliantly. One day I'll mate it to a later fuji body.
I'm currently...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,399
Posted By f16sunshine
I gave my ex girlfriend a film camera and a...

I gave my ex girlfriend a film camera and a couple books to learn basic concepts.
We lived together and I had a large fully kitted darkroom.
Total nightmare. Not everyone gets it.
She did much better...
Forum: Film vs Digital 02-26-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By f16sunshine
Great little lens. I use it on film with super...

Great little lens. I use it on film with super results.
Green light all the way.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-25-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 12,169
Posted By f16sunshine
When will we be able to look at digital images...

When will we be able to look at digital images for what they are?
I love film and digital. They are different animals.
Like watercolors or oils.
Digital will never be film and vice-versa.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-25-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By f16sunshine
Ok good to know. I thought he would do any ltm ...

Ok good to know. I thought he would do any ltm rf.
I almost bought a Canon 7 that DAG had overhauled from the forum classified.
Someone here had him do it. He's surely capable.

Don replies to...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-24-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By f16sunshine
Youxin Ye if it's just a cleaning. DAG if you...

Youxin Ye if it's just a cleaning.
DAG if you need the lens collimated.

YY did a beautiful and fast job on a Yashica YF I sent him for cla.
He also sent back a 40mm M Rokkor and recommended DAG....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-24-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By f16sunshine
The 5D and 40D are fantastic cameras. 40D has...

The 5D and 40D are fantastic cameras.
40D has sensor cleaning and live view on board. One stop cleaner although APS-c.

The Fuji XE1 now running down to $150 is pretty sweet. I still use a pair and...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-24-2016
Replies: 224
Views: 12,169
Posted By f16sunshine
Casey Postmaster is one if the nicer...

Casey Postmaster is one if the nicer environmental portraits posted On our board. Thanks for that Vince.

The SL seems like the choice here if one had to make a choice.
Given the IQ and your...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-23-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 2,466
Posted By f16sunshine
Like the machines from this...

Like the machines from this film.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sWnMDcCMQY
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,175
Posted By f16sunshine
Last set...

Last set

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5486/14508330606_77c5725e99_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o73Ze9)Rolling the Caddy in Eureka Montana (https://flic.kr/p/o73Ze9) by Adnan...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,175
Posted By f16sunshine
Hugo CoPiloting my old M5 during a long trip to...

Hugo CoPiloting my old M5 during a long trip to From Seattle to Boulder at about 100mph :o

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4120/4761729282_8c7048ced9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8fM7dJ)copilot...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,175
Posted By f16sunshine
With my Yashicamat in...

With my Yashicamat in 2010...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1135/5137678778_fd63d3dbf2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8PZWUA)KSK Rolling (https://flic.kr/p/8PZWUA) by Adnan...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-22-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 2,466
Posted By f16sunshine
Really... how is it the same?

Really... how is it the same?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 3,034
Posted By f16sunshine
I use HP5 and Tri-x interchangeably. They are...

I use HP5 and Tri-x interchangeably. They are very very similar imo.
At the very least similar enough to achieve desired results shooting each at the same speeds.
HP5 is a touch less money in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 5,232
Posted By f16sunshine
If you want to go with one of the big names in...

If you want to go with one of the big names in Leica Repair choose Don at DAG.
Don has worked on ltm and M lenses for me and has been quick and evenly priced.
He's friendly and all business.

The...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-07-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 2,845
Posted By f16sunshine
^^^^^ Thank you for that Andreas :)

^^^^^
Thank you for that Andreas :)
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-03-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By f16sunshine
Widelux image thread... Post them if you have them.

Any model and film. Please post up your Widelux images :)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-03-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By f16sunshine
I like my mirrorless cameras (fuji). They are...

I like my mirrorless cameras (fuji). They are ready for further evolution though.
Mirrorless has a way to go in the designs and designations that manufacturers are targeting.
When the Mirrorless...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-02-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,669
Posted By f16sunshine
Widelux prices take yet another jump ;) That Mr...

Widelux prices take yet another jump ;) That Mr Bridges is fantastic. What a cool dood !
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-01-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 2,463
Posted By f16sunshine
Yes.. Inky rich demonstration. Rodinal seems...

Yes.. Inky rich demonstration.
Rodinal seems great with tmax and accros.
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 01-30-2016
Replies: 746
Views: 166,169
Posted By f16sunshine
Oh man,... that is a beautiful scene!! :)

Oh man,... that is a beautiful scene!! :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-29-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 2,336
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2876/12760523123_f0...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2876/12760523123_f08ce2155c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/krB1Xn)_DSF4328 (https://flic.kr/p/krB1Xn) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-28-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 1,863
Posted By f16sunshine
I got one from a member here a couple years ago....

I got one from a member here a couple years ago. It's turned into my go to MF camera even displacing the Rolleiflex.
You might try a want to buy advert in the classified.
Cheers!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-27-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,392
Posted By f16sunshine
Gotta send Huff razor. Homeboy needs to shave :o

Gotta send Huff razor. Homeboy needs to shave :o
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2016
Replies: 92
Views: 3,960
Posted By f16sunshine
Happy? Only the fun ones. Yashica GTN and GX, ...

Happy?
Only the fun ones. Yashica GTN and GX, Rolleiflex, Agfa Clack... Happy :)

Most used in order
Fuji Xe1-f.4/35, Hexar AF ,Olympus xa3, mju2, Fuji gf670, Yashicamat A
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 2,336
Posted By f16sunshine
Peter wow.... So Tempting !

Peter wow.... So Tempting !
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-26-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 1,474
Posted By f16sunshine
Sure, There are just better ways to get the job...

Sure, There are just better ways to get the job done.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-26-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 1,474
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Jim It was a combination of things starting...

Hi Jim

It was a combination of things starting with my primary use... portraits.
The weight made it sort of difficult to hand hold with the relatively tiny frame lines that 90mm brings up framing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2016
Replies: 98
Views: 3,886
Posted By f16sunshine
1963 1/2 Sprint

Biggest regret. Divorce in 2002 forced me to sell my Sprint. The only Car I ever really felt any sort of attachment to. Had it from HS until age 34.
1963 1/2, Ragtop, 289ci, 4 speed on the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-26-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 1,474
Posted By f16sunshine
I sold a perfect chrome one here on the Forum...

I sold a perfect chrome one here on the Forum last year for $650.
Found it unused in the box in Bellingham Washington. Had to have the helicoid cleaned and re-greased. Great lens just too HUGE!!...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,559
Posted By f16sunshine
That's pretty cool. Thanks for posting it up :)

That's pretty cool. Thanks for posting it up :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-26-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,597
Posted By f16sunshine
Beat me to it. :o

Beat me to it. :o
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-20-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By f16sunshine
I have one of the originals. It's a lens for...

I have one of the originals.
It's a lens for special things and there it definitely shines (literally ... the glow at open is almost overwhelming).
These efforts should to re-produce a classic should...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 01-18-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 3,703
Posted By f16sunshine
"Until then..." ? It's probably best if you...

"Until then..." ?

It's probably best if you just crawl under thatvrock in the last image.
I'll be down there waiting myself. Stupid Fuji!!
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 01-16-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 4,083
Posted By f16sunshine
The M60 would not be my digital camera choice at...

The M60 would not be my digital camera choice at any price. Sort of like a computer without a monitor yeah?

The used price reflects the limited number of people who would like to own such a...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-14-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,717
Posted By f16sunshine
Nah... Shooting the AE on 4x5 is the reason to...

Nah... Shooting the AE on 4x5 is the reason to bother with this project. :)
Otherwise just get a 180 2.8 sonnar for 6x6 or Pentax 165 2.8 for p67.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-14-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,717
Posted By f16sunshine
Right.. My mistake. Mis-remembered.

Right.. My mistake. Mis-remembered.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-14-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,717
Posted By f16sunshine
A speed has a built in focal plane shutter. Other...

A speed has a built in focal plane shutter.
Other models such as the Crown for example have only the leaf shutter in the lens.
The Ektar lens has no shutter so, you need a Speed graphic to use...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 3,596
Posted By f16sunshine
It's seems like a great price. For tge cost of a...

It's seems like a great price. For tge cost of a press camera you have a nice monorail.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-11-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,936
Posted By f16sunshine
It's sort of what I daydreamed about after...

It's sort of what I daydreamed about after learning of available Contax 645 AF adapters.
A reflex viewfinder of the size the SL offers must be fantastic to work with!
Not to mention the gorgeous...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-09-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Brian I prefer the Yashica GX for an ae...

Hi Brian

I prefer the Yashica GX for an ae camera...
The canonet for manual exposure is great but every one I have got up and running has failed mid roll at some point.
It's a strange system being...
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 01-07-2016
Replies: 164
Views: 9,767
Posted By f16sunshine
Haha!! I used to say as well...The Ricoh GR...

Haha!! I used to say as well...The Ricoh GR changed my mind.
Large sensor with wide lens and fast refreshing LCD is a relatively new territory.
It's really a lot like composing on a brighter than...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-07-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By f16sunshine
It's really always best to return cameras that...

It's really always best to return cameras that arrive with issues. The Hexar AF is a wonderful tool when working properly.
There was one for sale here recently. Maybe it's still in the...
Forum: Sony A7 Series - All Models 01-07-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,464
Posted By f16sunshine
Man that's cool!

Man that's cool!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,276
Posted By f16sunshine
ok,... a bit obvious

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3340/5714283765_6a85255fdc_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9GXctT)previews 12 (https://flic.kr/p/9GXctT) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,276
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4125/5195657328_b5b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4125/5195657328_b5b79818b5_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8V86UL)Our road (https://flic.kr/p/8V86UL) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 01-06-2016
Replies: 164
Views: 9,767
Posted By f16sunshine
Yes A better X30 would be most welcome. iphone 6...

Yes

A better X30 would be most welcome.
iphone 6 and it's contemporaries are good enough to kill the smaller than 1" sensor cameras.
The X30 is was so exciting until it was actually released. An X40...
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-06-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,440
Posted By f16sunshine
Fuji X10 if you're lucky maybe even a Fuji...

Fuji X10 if you're lucky maybe even a Fuji x20.

Both have viewfinders, small sensor but larger aperture lenses. Save RAW files.
Some of the Canon G-series cameras are becoming inexpensive and are...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-06-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,784
Posted By f16sunshine
Looks like it was drinking :p

Looks like it was drinking :p
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-06-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 4,844
Posted By f16sunshine
The R2s seemed to have a "next level" build...

The R2s seemed to have a "next level" build quality.
There is something special about that model indeed.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-05-2016
Replies: 127
Views: 7,612
Posted By f16sunshine
I bought an m8, 35cron aspherical, summarit75,...

I bought an m8, 35cron aspherical, summarit75, 21elmarit.
All were purchased new 2weeks before I bought them 21 and 75 never mounted.
The camera had a card with a dozen or so out of focus images.
The...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-05-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 4,844
Posted By f16sunshine
For me it's the R2... The Olive in particular....

For me it's the R2... The Olive in particular. That's just me.

The Camera that is not on the list is the Bessa iii / Fuji GF670.
Definitely will be highly sought for as long as 120 film is available.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-05-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,023
Posted By f16sunshine
The "USED Rangefinder Forum" ? Oh well better...

The "USED Rangefinder Forum" ?

Oh well better that we use them.
I imagine a larger Niche within the Niche is the "Fondled and then placed back on the shelf niche" :D
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 01-04-2016
Replies: 244
Views: 17,604
Posted By f16sunshine
It does. The mount won't accommodate a larger...

It does.
The mount won't accommodate a larger sensor.
I'm stoked... a full frame sensor would mean larger lenses.
Pretty happy with the current crop of primes...nice and compact!
The New 2/35...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 108
Views: 7,663
Posted By f16sunshine
Frank I'm confused now. Are we comparing...

Frank

I'm confused now. Are we comparing straight scans packaged into the same size jpeg or edits of said scans?
What is the end game you are seeking here?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 108
Views: 7,663
Posted By f16sunshine
definitely not sure. :D

definitely not sure. :D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 108
Views: 7,663
Posted By f16sunshine
Now on my 27 monitor viewed at 1600 pix, you can...

Now on my 27 monitor viewed at 1600 pix, you can actually see grain in the 2nd one. It's clearly superior.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 108
Views: 7,663
Posted By f16sunshine
Comparing these jpegs #2 has better detail and...

Comparing these jpegs #2 has better detail and appearance of sharpness.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-03-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 3,576
Posted By f16sunshine
Great stuff there. Thanks for the link!

Great stuff there. Thanks for the link!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 4,319
Posted By f16sunshine
Actually I really like tmax dev. It's great for...

Actually I really like tmax dev.
It's great for HP5 and tri-x as well as tmax of course.
HP5 seems to really sparkle with tmax dev. I mix it 1:4 and can re-use it for 15rolls when mixing a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 4,319
Posted By f16sunshine
Tmax 400 @ 400. Rodinal 1:50 @ 20c, 14mins...

Tmax 400 @ 400. Rodinal 1:50 @ 20c, 14mins Agitate 1min then one inversion every 2 minutes.


Fuji GF670
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/687/22353197883_8cde2c4143_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/A4gYXv)4...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By f16sunshine
Where is the best place to buy this film...

Where is the best place to buy this film online.... Maco-direct ??
I'm ready to re-load my 120 stock. Maybe 50 rolls or so.
It's almost $10 a roll at freestyle :o
Maco-direct gets it down to about...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 2,878
Posted By f16sunshine
These two couples could be the same in different...

These two couples could be the same in different times of life no?

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7375/14117679245_0bdb951b84_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nvwNbR)Mr. Moustache (https://flic.kr/p/nvwNbR)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 3,307
Posted By f16sunshine
I was asked that when carrying an X100 :p

I was asked that when carrying an X100 :p
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-02-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5252/5433433795_9fd...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5252/5433433795_9fd759fd9a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9h8Lz2)Loosing the cheer (https://flic.kr/p/9h8Lz2) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-02-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5203/5250226734_990...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5203/5250226734_990b6ac3ef_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8ZWMuA)img037 (https://flic.kr/p/8ZWMuA) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 2,878
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2809/9655167515_147...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2809/9655167515_14760303ed_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fHcfVr)Lopez polaroids 1 (https://flic.kr/p/fHcfVr) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2016
Replies: 65
Views: 2,878
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2898/14117668055_da...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2898/14117668055_da977010b8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nvwJRV)Taken (https://flic.kr/p/nvwJRV) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-02-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By f16sunshine
I love 40mm also. You should simply get what you...

I love 40mm also. You should simply get what you want. (Biotar).
It's safe to buy it as there are fewer lenses than buyers.
Otherwise just grab a M rokkor 40mm and a CL body.
A Yashica GX also has a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 2,691
Posted By f16sunshine
Getting pretty close here. I have things to...

Getting pretty close here. I have things to sell.
In a year or two depending on if they bring something that fits, I would buy the next Fuji X model that "checks the boxes" that remain unchecked....
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-01-2016
Replies: 76
Views: 6,751
Posted By f16sunshine
Beautiful smile :)

Beautiful smile :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 1,866
Posted By f16sunshine
My soup is tmax dev 1:4(20c) or Rodinal...

My soup is tmax dev 1:4(20c) or Rodinal 1:50.
Tmax for more normal exposures and Rodinal if I need more time.
Tri-x (or HP5 )exposed between iso 200-800 get the same normal development treatment....
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 12-30-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By f16sunshine
Heart 10 carrots

Heart

10 carrots
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 12-29-2015
Replies: 244
Views: 17,604
Posted By f16sunshine
Thanks Sug It's a bit of a bummer. I hope at...

Thanks Sug

It's a bit of a bummer. I hope at least for dual card slots and weather sealing.
Otherwise I will stick with the XE1 until the XE3 finally arrives (hopefully).

I love the optical Hybrid...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-29-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,444
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Joe My recommendation is to sell it.... just...

Hi Joe
My recommendation is to sell it.... just let it fly.

I let my 27 go last week. The image quality from this lens is indisputably excellent. It's a winner for sure.
That said, there are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2015
Replies: 62
Views: 2,812
Posted By f16sunshine
Just because you can does not mean you should...

Just because you can does not mean you should comes to mind.

I think mostly it's a newbie phase.
As photographers gain experience viewing and presenting work, the overcooked look tends to give way...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-27-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 3,487
Posted By f16sunshine
The K mount f3.5/150mm is a unique and excellent...

The K mount f3.5/150mm is a unique and excellent lens.
It's very compact for it's focal length. I'm guessing it's a bit faster than f3.5 as well.
The vf is brighter than one might expect although, I...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-26-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 7,673
Posted By f16sunshine
F2/35mm on XE1 body??

Could someone please report on the new f2/35mm on the XE1 body?
Is focus noticeably faster/more accurate vs the original f1.4/35mm on this older model?

If someone is a position to test this it...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-24-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By f16sunshine
There almost always is a way. Which program are...

There almost always is a way.
Which program are you viewing with Frank ?
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 12-24-2015
Replies: 244
Views: 17,604
Posted By f16sunshine
Anyone feel like maybe in the end,.... The XE...

Anyone feel like maybe in the end,.... The XE models will be the "odd man out" ?

First tier
Xpro-2, Xt-1,

2nd tier
Xt-10,

Entry
Xm1/2
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-23-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,433
Posted By f16sunshine
On any given day.... There is little difference...

On any given day.... There is little difference in the content of either.
IG has a larger presence from the Strawberry generation.
Want To find that group? Broadcast to IG.
No group spends more with...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-23-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 4,161
Posted By f16sunshine
Raid When Are you going? I'll be in Switzerland...

Raid

When Are you going? I'll be in Switzerland in April and May.
I have a friend to visit in Frankfurt which is not too far away.
What are the chances or a fun RFF meeting?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-22-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,847
Posted By f16sunshine
Wait..... do you know how to use them? Are the...

Wait..... do you know how to use them?
Are the aperture and shutter linked?
The EV link will keep you from using all speeds at the extreme ends of aperture settings.
It's a little dial with a slot in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By f16sunshine
I have a really Nice Trioplan 100mm in M42 also....

I have a really Nice Trioplan 100mm in M42 also. Love the Glow on HP5 :)

This one near infinity
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3110/5752380017_a1a320079a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9LjsaP)[email protected]..
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-22-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 3,340
Posted By f16sunshine
1/15 is doable...

1/15 is doable ;)
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7072/7110766197_b0551799b9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bQmx4c)Taken by Liquor (https://flic.kr/p/bQmx4c) by Adnan...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-22-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By f16sunshine
I like Ricohs. Would try one. Just really was...

I like Ricohs. Would try one. Just really was hoping to get all the great super simple models into one thread.
If anyone else wants to post about their favorite Red window TLR that would be...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-22-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 3,340
Posted By f16sunshine
Cradle the camera in both hands left under right...

Cradle the camera in both hands left under right while you Pull down on your neck strap and against body for slower speeds. (hold your breath out).
If you have very large hands use your right thumb...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 12-22-2015
Replies: 244
Views: 17,604
Posted By f16sunshine
Soon some will complain the sketch is a crop of a...

Soon some will complain the sketch is a crop of a full frame sketch ;)




Noted :D
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 12-20-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,998
Posted By f16sunshine
So nice it happened it twice :p

So nice it happened it twice :p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-20-2015
Replies: 110
Views: 16,138
Posted By f16sunshine
I vote this the most maligned Leica M thread...

I vote this the most maligned Leica M thread ever.
Not a service to anyone. :(
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-20-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,493
Posted By f16sunshine
sepia tone blues

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6154/6173307907_8f607af9b3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/apvPne)Empty Dixie Cup Blues (https://flic.kr/p/apvPne) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 12-20-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,998
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7426/9411515692_91d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7426/9411515692_91dbb45d56_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fkEtHW)Aki Ashi x100 (https://flic.kr/p/fkEtHW) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-20-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Murray Yes it's the Tessar. I got it to rob...

Hi Murray

Yes it's the Tessar. I got it to rob the taking lens for a Peter Gowland Pocket view I had.
The Tessar actually covered 6x9. The Heliar did not quite cover.. Both are excellent for 6x6 but...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-20-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By f16sunshine
A proper and accurate description is equally if...

A proper and accurate description is equally if not more important.
This is the reason To buy on a camera forum.
There are photographers here :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-20-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By f16sunshine
I think it's this and in my case...

I think it's this and in my case laziness.
Getting out a proper seamless and lighting is a drag.
I just pull out a piece of fabric and bounce light of the ceiling....It works fine.
I do take time to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-19-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By f16sunshine
What is your best Red Window advance TLR ?

Looking for a very simple TLR.

Since selling a Rolleiflex I have been tinkering with a couple other TLR's I have around the house.

A Mamiya C330 that has a "crunchie" advance. It's condition and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-19-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,847
Posted By f16sunshine
If you want a 2.8 model than nothing else will...

If you want a 2.8 model than nothing else will do.
The D is my favorite... other will agree :)
That price is honestly a bit rich unless it's had recent service and possibly a new Screen...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-18-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By f16sunshine
Guys... There is no sure fire method to usps...

Guys... There is no sure fire method to usps shipping during the holidays.
I dropped off 4 packages on 12-11-2015.... all 4 scanned in by clerk.
Only 2 showed scanning the first couple...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-16-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,596
Posted By f16sunshine
I'm going to get one. It's a worthy endeavor and...

I'm going to get one. It's a worthy endeavor and a useful addition :)

This reply came in from Timothy
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-16-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,596
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Earl Keep an eye out for the Jobo Sheet...

Hi Earl

Keep an eye out for the Jobo Sheet loader. Makes loading the reels much simpler.

Hi Larry
I fully agree. It looks like a cool system. Even with the Jobo, I'm interested in getting one for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-16-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,596
Posted By f16sunshine
I just sent in a question. Will share the reply...

I just sent in a question. Will share the reply in the thread. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-16-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 3,596
Posted By f16sunshine
I'm concerned about washing and contamination...

I'm concerned about washing and contamination although it may be an unfounded concern.
It sure looks like solution will get trapped behind the film in the holder.
I have the JOBO system which uses a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-15-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 3,463
Posted By f16sunshine
The "Art weirld" is uh..... Artistic.

The "Art weirld" is uh..... Artistic.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-12-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By f16sunshine
Well Roland... Your product picture is certainly...

Well Roland... Your product picture is certainly better than what I have posted. :D
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 12-12-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 3,415
Posted By f16sunshine
That Agfa is a great little camera. I've owned a...

That Agfa is a great little camera.
I've owned a few uncoupled folders. The Isolette iii was the only one I really got on with.
By Comparison, the Zeiss 6x9 524/2 had the nicest option Tessar lens...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-12-2015
Replies: 391
Views: 93,428
Posted By f16sunshine
It would be great for your Rollei/Zeiss lenses as...

It would be great for your Rollei/Zeiss lenses as well as M's.
The Full frame Sony would still be better since you have the M9 for wide angle.

I owned both the Zeiss 35mm f1.4 and 85mmf1.4.
It's a...
Forum: Yashica RF 12-11-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,685
Posted By f16sunshine
This is good advice. Just use the heII out of it....

This is good advice. Just use the heII out of it. Get your $50 worth.
A tiny dot or two of fungus will make little difference in most cases. Especially out on the edge of an element.
There are a lot...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-11-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By f16sunshine
Sorry Scott,... That snapshot was a misleading...

Sorry Scott,... That snapshot was a misleading angle.
I changed it so you can see better. It does not block the Exposure comp dial.
It may actually protect it from unintentional movement.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-11-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By f16sunshine
Really great grip

Pretty stoked with these so I thought I should post it up.

I've been using these "Metro Case" grips on the X100 and XA1 for a few months now.
The x100 seems like such a perfect little camera but it...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 12-11-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,089
Posted By f16sunshine
^^^ nice one O2.

^^^ nice one O2.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,855
Posted By f16sunshine
People like the brass to show when the black...

People like the brass to show when the black paint wears off.
Black chrome does not do that. It just sort of gets dull wear the finish becomes worn or bright... people say bright.
I like both as long...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-10-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,585
Posted By f16sunshine
Man I wish that fuji would re-barrel the...

Man I wish that fuji would re-barrel the f2.4/60mm into a pancake. Can yoi imagine a small fast focusing lens like the new f2/35mm.
That lens would partner great with the f1.4/16mm. :D
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-08-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By f16sunshine
Think of it this way. It would not be easy to...

Think of it this way.

It would not be easy to trade some color film for B+W Film to photographer who shoots only in B+W.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-08-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Harry The MM is a camera choice that takes...

Hi Harry

The MM is a camera choice that takes quite a bit of dilberation to make.
I think most owners that have made the choice to buy one, are quite ready to stay with it.
You see very few for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 8,006
Posted By f16sunshine
Hexar AF, Fuji GF670,,Rolleiflex or yashicamat...

Hexar AF, Fuji GF670,,Rolleiflex or yashicamat (same layout).

I prefer the Hexar AF to any 35mm camera.
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 12-05-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By f16sunshine
Happy enough with xe1. For now. If the xpro v2...

Happy enough with xe1. For now.

If the xpro v2 or XE3 has some "pro" features and a new sensor I might jump.
Dual card slots and more processor are At the top of my list.
Xe2 is nice with a bit...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 3,028
Posted By f16sunshine
Thanks John The right edge?? It's a Holga image...

Thanks John
The right edge?? It's a Holga image so....you know ... Holga stuff happens. :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-04-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 3,028
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4129/5094059601_aff...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4129/5094059601_affb59a0be_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8L9orP)img009 (https://flic.kr/p/8L9orP) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-04-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 4,248
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Frank On the Phone and Pad... The images move...

Hi Frank

On the Phone and Pad...
The images move to the "recently deleted" folder. After 4 weeks they are deleted for good.
Up until then you can recall them.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 3,028
Posted By f16sunshine
color continued..

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4104/5173673256_a681075e08_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8TbqP3)IMG_0602 (https://flic.kr/p/8TbqP3) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-03-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By f16sunshine
Right red arrow is another camera.. I...

Right red arrow is another camera.. I mis-remebered..
The D I just line up with the frame marker closest to the first frame roller feeler.
If the first frame feeler is working correctly this step is...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-03-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By f16sunshine
1. Film leader goes under first roller and then...

1. Film leader goes under first roller and then into empty spool.
2. While keeping thumb pressure on full roll, wind film until start arrows align with little red arrow on camera film gate.
3. Close...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-03-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 4,248
Posted By f16sunshine
BTW, for free the Photos app is pretty good. It's...

BTW, for free the Photos app is pretty good. It's on your computer and integrates all your devices photos.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-03-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 4,248
Posted By f16sunshine
Look on your laptop on the Dock. You'll see the...

Look on your laptop on the Dock. You'll see the Blue A icon. That's the app store. There you will find all the apps for your laptop ...OSX.
The app store on the iPad and phone will have the Mobile...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-03-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 4,248
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Frank IOs apps stay in on the cloud until you...

Hi Frank

IOs apps stay in on the cloud until you instal them. You'll see them in your "purchased" menu but, they are bot on the computer hd.
IOs apps and OSX apps do not cross over.

Snapseed was...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 3,028
Posted By f16sunshine
Color

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2585/3824891933_c208e8d4a8_o.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4042/4438630120_6f785e79e8_o.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2734/4437853953_4988e357a5_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 1,912
Posted By f16sunshine
Recently I learned the Contax 645 lenses can be...

Recently I learned the Contax 645 lenses can be adapted to the Leica S system.
Just so it does not go unsaid, your lenses need not become orphans if the cameras go the way of the dodo ;)
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 12-02-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi John Yes, I'm using XE1's. The XA1 is great. I...

Hi John
Yes, I'm using XE1's.
The XA1 is great. I just need two of the same bodies and so go with the XE1's.
I actually prefer the Bayer sensor output from the XA1.
It's a close call but the color...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 12-02-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,805
Posted By f16sunshine
I finally let go my xpro1 over other fujis as I...

I finally let go my xpro1 over other fujis as I was not using the ovf and the xpro1 does not have a pop up flash.
After all these years of hating those little built in flashes on cameras, the fuji...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-02-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 4,248
Posted By f16sunshine
Frank Did you ask the seller if it has...

Frank

Did you ask the seller if it has applecare?
It's transferable you know?
Apple replaced my 17" mbp under applecare with a full spec retina 15".
The monitor developed an issue in tge last...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-01-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 4,248
Posted By f16sunshine
You're golden Frank. That's a great little...

You're golden Frank.
That's a great little traveler. :)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-01-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 4,248
Posted By f16sunshine
Top lh corner of the screen is the apple. Click...

Top lh corner of the screen is the apple. Click on it and then scroll down to about this mac... It's all there.

Check in on the storage usage bar from time to time.
Make sure the "other" category...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-01-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 4,248
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Frank Congrats on a great little...

Hi Frank

Congrats on a great little machine!
I've used a MBA 11" since 2011 now and it's a great little machine.
One bit of advice is to keep things nice and tidy in regard to your storage.
The...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-01-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,707
Posted By f16sunshine
Sound advice. Ae is nice no matter what the...

Sound advice. Ae is nice no matter what the format.
I've never owned a Fuji camera I did not like.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-01-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,707
Posted By f16sunshine
TLR, or Rangefinder. Avoid removable film backs...

TLR, or Rangefinder.
Avoid removable film backs SLR's.
They add too much weight and moving parts.

A Rolleiflex T is a nice lightweight gem.
Minolta Autocord or Yashicamat is nice on a lesser...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-01-2015
Replies: 102
Views: 7,253
Posted By f16sunshine
I hope I did not sound like I don't like or enjoy...

I hope I did not sound like I don't like or enjoy Steve Huffs site.
He seems like a hell of a good family man and nice guy. .... Usually is fun to read.
He may eb right about the SL... It could be...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-01-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By f16sunshine
Reputations are worth more than tools. A guy...

Reputations are worth more than tools.
A guy like Don Goldberg could probably get more selling his business nam "DAG" than his tool set up.
Most businesses sell for the value of their assets and not...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 12-01-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By f16sunshine
You can ! Put a piece of colored tape across the...

You can !
Put a piece of colored tape across the bottom.
I do that with my fuji to make sure and use them all equally :)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-01-2015
Replies: 102
Views: 7,253
Posted By f16sunshine
Is it Huff, Puff, or Fluff ? I used to like to...

Is it Huff, Puff, or Fluff ?

I used to like to read him but it all seems so puffed and fluffed up these days.
Maybe he only reviews great products ?
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 11-30-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,862
Posted By f16sunshine
Bright vivid colors are great. Pastel or low...

Bright vivid colors are great. Pastel or low contrast colors are not as well defined but still good.
The stronger the original contrast the better the appearance of detail and sharpness.

B+W's can...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 11-30-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,862
Posted By f16sunshine
While waiting for Fuji to introduce an Instax...

While waiting for Fuji to introduce an Instax "Wide" version,.. I'm using a Polaroid Zip. The paper is cheaper, less fragile, and has a peel away adhesive back which makes the prints into a fun...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-30-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By f16sunshine
I hear Nancy Sinatra...

I hear Nancy Sinatra (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbyAZQ45uww)
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2015
Replies: 6,551
Views: 548,299
Posted By f16sunshine
More packing tape and a sharpie.

More packing tape and a sharpie.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-30-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By f16sunshine
You're set... just go for it. :D There are a...

You're set... just go for it. :D

There are a number of different focus methods in regard to the VF.
Standard (no peaking) as well as peaking offer two magnifications by pushing in the back ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By f16sunshine
Wait I'll show you

This was my first Galery post here. Taken an RD1 and 40mm Nokton... a Really great set up in it's day.

I recieved one comment from our very own Robert Blu :)

"Wait I'l show...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3518/5769553886_a30...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3518/5769553886_a3007cc26b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9MQtn1)[email protected] tmax dev 4.5min017 (https://flic.kr/p/9MQtn1) by Adnan (https:[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5805/22398515249_f2...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5805/22398515249_f26fcac770_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/A8hfep)A pointed Tale. (and tail) (https://flic.kr/p/A8hfep) by Adnan...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-27-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,089
Posted By f16sunshine
Great shot yourself !! ^^^^ That's popping out...

Great shot yourself !! ^^^^

That's popping out of my phone :)

Love to see more crew. Post up your Holgagraphs !
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-27-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,089
Posted By f16sunshine
Holga loves Colour

I have a ton of Holga images. Color seems to always give the best results.
Here are a few from a shoot I did for the Duo "Rue" for there 2010 Album and liner notes.
It was my most fun sfw "shoot"...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-26-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By f16sunshine
That black vulcanite/griptac style is what I...

That black vulcanite/griptac style is what I would recommend.
Black bodies don't look good with colors on them imo.
Black on black is classic. :)
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-25-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,621
Posted By f16sunshine
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topogon Zeiss...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topogon

Zeiss 1934
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-25-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Dev I did test it out... The M8 works ok with...

Hi Dev

I did test it out... The M8 works ok with the eye-fi but you have to keep the phone/device close by.
The metal bottom plate seems to interfere as well,
Others may have tricks as well.

I...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-25-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 3,483
Posted By f16sunshine
Roger I have to reply to you here. I'm not...

Roger

I have to reply to you here. I'm not satisfied with your response. It's just as lame as the original comment.

It's really tiring reading this attitude.....
From the other side it sounds...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-25-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By f16sunshine
I would recommend the fuji x100. It's so natural...

I would recommend the fuji x100.
It's so natural in use and small in stature.

Get yourself an eye/fi card. Once set up the images arrive on your phone/tablet just like you took them there...
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