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Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 677
Posted By f16sunshine
Actually Red is much better! :p

Actually Red is much better! :p
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,719
Posted By f16sunshine
What's up with lenses? The IBIS is great but .......

What's up with lenses? The IBIS is great but .... AF primes yo! Where are they?
Already a second ideration of the body and only a handful of optics available...
Sony is still an electronics company...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 677
Posted By f16sunshine
Maybe. The coolest feature of these cameras is...

Maybe.
The coolest feature of these cameras is you can mount their XF lenses on them.
Both of mine still do that and produce wonderful results !
You're right though. Some things they will not give...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 677
Posted By f16sunshine
I suppose any hope for color selection in "focus...

I suppose any hope for color selection in "focus peaking" for Xpro1 and XE1 should be abandoned :(
This is the 2nd FW update since peaking was introduced to those models and we still do not have it....
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 1 Day Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By f16sunshine
Just keep working. It's how any craft person...

Just keep working. It's how any craft person finds their niche materials and output.
Keep working. Keep experimenting. Keep looking for inspiration and the input of those that inspire you.
If you...
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Bessa 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By f16sunshine
It's a manual mechanical shutter. You can choose...

It's a manual mechanical shutter. You can choose whatever spped you like.
If you use the internal meter simply double the shutter speed ( or half the aperture.. etc) from what the meter reads when...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 2 Days Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 3,562
Posted By f16sunshine
Thanks Doug! You answered my question and...

Thanks Doug! You answered my question and more.
I'll probably Load this iMac with Yosemite this weekend. After using it since for a while now on the laptop.. I see no reason not to. :)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 2 Days Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 2,681
Posted By f16sunshine
+1 I would take a 50mm GR even if it was f4 max...

+1
I would take a 50mm GR even if it was f4 max aperture :D
A real 50 though not a 50mm equivalent!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 2 Days Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 2,681
Posted By f16sunshine
The XA3 for film. mju2 Almost gets it but... I...

The XA3 for film. mju2 Almost gets it but... I find the scale focus is easier to "shoot from the hip" than Autofocus.
Ricoh GR easily wins the digital pocket camera.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 2 Days Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 3,562
Posted By f16sunshine
Was it the migration or the move to Yosemite from...

Was it the migration or the move to Yosemite from Mavericks that caused the issue?


I've loaded Yosemite on my mba 11" without any trouble.
I have been waiting on my iMac to see what bugs or...
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By f16sunshine
There is not any "move up" from a Domke gripper...

There is not any "move up" from a Domke gripper if you like neck straps.
Maybe a move sideways to something equally useful! :)

I've used grippers for some time.
They don't last forever....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9,282
Views: 729,893
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8489/8180255012_871...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8489/8180255012_871c9fc616_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dsRWPw)... Set list. (https://flic.kr/p/dsRWPw) by Adnan W (https://www.flickr.com/people/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By f16sunshine
It's one of those lenses. Performance is so...

It's one of those lenses.

Performance is so nice. Ergonomics make it unpopular.
I've owned it twice and probably will again!
Nice samples!!
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 4 Days Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 2,083
Posted By f16sunshine
The basis for my cynisism is from...

The basis for my cynisism is from observation.

The "art world" is just another commerce engine.
It creates value by implying scarcity. Nothing more.
Any actual talent is a seperate although often...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 6,176
Posted By f16sunshine
This is the first "kit" Focal range zoom I...

This is the first "kit" Focal range zoom I actually really like.
It gives surprisingly nice results and the IS works wonderfully!

at 27mm and...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 4 Days Ago
Replies: 90
Views: 2,083
Posted By f16sunshine
These are desperate times for originality. As...

These are desperate times for originality.

As most clichés are true this one is well.... "there are very few original ideas left in this world".

"Unusual" may be as close to original as some...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,622
Posted By f16sunshine
Even though it has a motor advance, the Contax...

Even though it has a motor advance, the Contax Aria is very descreetly quiet.
The mirror is barely noticable. Same for the Contax RX.
Mechanical Cameras I would say th OM's are as quiet as the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 5 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By f16sunshine
Bay 1 to threaded adapters are nice too. I have a...

Bay 1 to threaded adapters are nice too.
I have a bunch of 46mm filters for my RF's from when I used the Contax G system and, years ago got a bay one to 46mm adapter that I have used on My Y-Mats...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By f16sunshine
For the more adventurous DIYer Butkus has this...

For the more adventurous DIYer Butkus has this battery converter tutorial (http://www.butkus.org/chinon/batt-adapt-us.pdf) :D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 6 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,740
Posted By f16sunshine
I Apologize if this page is the mobile version....

I Apologize if this page is the mobile version.
http://99designs.com/designer-blog/2013/02/26/ppi-vs-dpi-whats-the-difference/Ppi vs Dpi explained quite nicely.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By f16sunshine
^^^^ Hilarious!! :D :D

^^^^
Hilarious!!
:D :D
Forum: Digital Fixed Lens Advanced Compacts 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By f16sunshine
At the moment I have both xe1 And xpro1 with side...

At the moment I have both xe1 And xpro1 with side grips on each.
They really are not that much different in size with regard to right hand grip area.
Button spacing... sure the xpro has a bit better...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By f16sunshine
As the previous have said... what you describe is...

As the previous have said... what you describe is normal behavior.
The meter arm is out of view when a lens is removed and/or if the advance is in need of forwarding.
If you really want to see the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By f16sunshine
Like Lawrence I also am more deliberate with a...

Like Lawrence I also am more deliberate with a reflex.
With a Rangefinder I tend to stop down more or use slower wider lenses usually for a more environmental type of scene (Portraits, candids, or...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By f16sunshine
I have this lens in OM mount. It's been...

I have this lens in OM mount.
It's been incredible on my 5Dii for years.
The two ring design was the reasin I chose it.
It's quite a piece of gear!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By f16sunshine
Oh.... I opened this thread hoping for some...

Oh.... I opened this thread hoping for some images "taken with" :D
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 4,041
Posted By f16sunshine
Organics sensor? What is this if it does not...

Organics sensor?

What is this if it does not exist?
I keep reading about it. When the current definition is achieved will the definition change?
Is any film "organic"?

I'm not calling you out.......
Forum: Cosina Voigtlander Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 18,028
Posted By f16sunshine
Giving this thread a bump! Anyone have new...

Giving this thread a bump!
Anyone have new images to post here with V1 or V2 of this sweet lens?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By f16sunshine
I like the advice from Lawerence and do similar...

I like the advice from Lawerence and do similar myself.
Pre-viewing full rolls with a cheap Pakon scanner and then.. picking the best to run through a Coolscan V ed for hi-res scanning.

In any event...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By f16sunshine
Perfect is perfect but!.....Dense is easier to...

Perfect is perfect but!.....Dense is easier to deal with than Thin.

It's a lot easier to put more light on the paper from the enlarger than to keep it off the paper.
I would always rather print...
Forum: Leica M -- Minolta CLE 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By f16sunshine
Mmmm True enough. Shimming or shaving is likely.

Mmmm True enough. Shimming or shaving is likely.
Forum: Leica M -- Minolta CLE 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By f16sunshine
You could buy a Voigtlander 35/135 ltm to M...

You could buy a Voigtlander 35/135 ltm to M adapter and modify it to fit.
Personally I would just file it. If you like it as much as I do you will be the last owner of the lens anyway.
I used to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,740
Posted By f16sunshine
I have a Pakon F135, Epson V700, and Nikon...

I have a Pakon F135, Epson V700, and Nikon Coolscan V ed. The V700 is used for 120 and 4x5 only now.
For 35mm I use the Pakon to preview full rolls and then scan the keepers on the Nikon.
I like the...
Forum: The Business Of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,762
Posted By f16sunshine
I left FB a couple years ago after being a pretty...

I left FB a couple years ago after being a pretty early adopter.

The culture it harbors had become just a bit too un real.
All those so called friends. I had real friends before.
I truly believe FB...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,057
Posted By f16sunshine
The Jobo and get yourself an epson V-series...

The Jobo and get yourself an epson V-series scanner.
I use a V700 for medium format. It's probably what your lab is using as well unless you are getting super hi-res results.
For me the Epson does a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By f16sunshine
I have the Yashica 50mm f1.8 Yashinon lens in...

I have the Yashica 50mm f1.8 Yashinon lens in LTM.
If you like the Yashica Lynx or Electro you will like this lens.
It's pretty sharp and has a nice pastel render from the Yashica DX coating.
Fuji...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By f16sunshine
There is a nice XE1 in the classified (not...

There is a nice XE1 in the classified (not mine).

The Xtrans cameras are great tools. They seem to be made to go a long time too.
Very happy with them for the native lenses. For ltm and M mount...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 2,428
Posted By f16sunshine
Another M5 vote from me. The overhanging...

Another M5 vote from me.

The overhanging concentric shutter speed dial/shutter button/advance is enough of an ergonomic advantage over all the other M's already.
Then.... the VF and meter system...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,647
Posted By f16sunshine
The latest apsc model might blow your mind. Same...

The latest apsc model might blow your mind. Same size as all of the other GRd's with a large sensor. The files are wicked good!
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,647
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Victor I agree the GR does not really compare...

Hi Victor

I agree the GR does not really compare to either the RX1 or M9.
Maybe a bit to the RX1 as a af LCD screened P+S (no built in OVF or EVF).
It's a great creative tool though and has...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By f16sunshine
The only printing I do myself anymore is wet...

The only printing I do myself anymore is wet B+W.

B+W digital or really big enlargements I send to Panda in Seattle.
I print very little color and seldom above 17x20. These I order directly from...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,647
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Joe Have you tried a Ricoh GR ? It might...

Hi Joe

Have you tried a Ricoh GR ?
It might really surprise you.
If you're looking to freshen up your interest and eye with new gear it may really do the trick.
A great little camera with killer IQ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By f16sunshine
First photo of a Human... 1838

Taken by Daguerre in Paris 1938. (http://mashable.com/2014/11/05/first-photograph-of-a-human/)

Pretty cool to think about. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 3,114
Posted By f16sunshine
I prefer the Pentax MX as well. The meter display...

I prefer the Pentax MX as well.
The meter display is more functional for me than the OM's.
It's on the RH side of the VF where I grew up looking for it (spotmatics and Yashica/Contax).
The Brightness...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,647
Posted By f16sunshine
Remarkable image and demonstration Black. Very...

Remarkable image and demonstration Black.
Very impressive. You really captured the essence of this character beautifully!
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,647
Posted By f16sunshine
Both have excellent image output. Two completely...

Both have excellent image output. Two completely different user experiences.
Neither is better than your fujis in low light. Maybe the RX1 resolves higher.
I love rangefinders.... The digital Leicas...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By f16sunshine
Absolute porn!.... Shameful!! :D

Absolute porn!.... Shameful!! :D
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,442
Posted By f16sunshine
I have Roberts old AF. This is across scanned...

I have Roberts old AF.

This is across scanned with pakon.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3848/15019103797_5607efa561_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oTbQit)Miranda at Juanita park...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By f16sunshine
It's very interesting. This could really change...

It's very interesting. This could really change how we look at setting exposure.
Can you imagine what a manual exposure system could look like with this sensor?
Thanks for Posting !
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,281
Posted By f16sunshine
Yep... Excellent point :o

Yep... Excellent point :o
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