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Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 6 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By f16sunshine
^^^^^ Thank you for that Andreas :)

^^^^^
Thank you for that Andreas :)
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 190
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 590
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,035
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,445
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 779
Views: 147,552
Posted By f16sunshine
Oh man,... that is a beautiful scene!! :)

Oh man,... that is a beautiful scene!! :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 829
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 841
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 2,215
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 2,733
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. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 829
Posted By f16sunshine
Peter wow.... So Tempting !

Peter wow.... So Tempting !
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 812
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 812
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 2,627
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 812
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By f16sunshine
Beat me to it. :o

Beat me to it. :o
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 910
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 2,033
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 2,931
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 457
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 457
Posted By f16sunshine
Right.. My mistake. Mis-remembered.

Right.. My mistake. Mis-remembered.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 457
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,791
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 949
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 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 534
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: 105
Views: 4,010
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: 694
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: 22
Views: 687
Posted By f16sunshine
Man that's cool!

Man that's cool!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 824
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 824
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 01-06-2016
Replies: 105
Views: 4,010
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: 868
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: 33
Views: 1,685
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: 52
Views: 2,550
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: 116
Views: 3,994
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: 52
Views: 2,550
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: 49
Views: 2,302
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: 12,861
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: 5,715
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: 5,715
Posted By f16sunshine
definitely not sure. :D

definitely not sure. :D
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2016
Replies: 108
Views: 5,715
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: 5,715
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: 2,445
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: 2,877
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: 2,877
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: 1,221
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: 54
Views: 1,450
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: 2,482
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: 3
Views: 398
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-02-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 398
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 1,450
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 1,450
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-02-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 991
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: 1,953
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: 34
Views: 2,054
Posted By f16sunshine
Beautiful smile :)

Beautiful smile :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 1,319
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: 434
Posted By f16sunshine
Heart 10 carrots

Heart

10 carrots
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 12-29-2015
Replies: 244
Views: 12,861
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: 878
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: 2,228
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: 2,178
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: 6,020
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: 489
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: 12,861
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: 1,009
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: 68
Views: 2,741
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: 1,244
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: 531
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)HP5@1600...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-22-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 2,303
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: 776
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: 38
Views: 2,303
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: 12,861
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: 17
Views: 947
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: 14,569
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: 1,621
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on...
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 12-20-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 947
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-20-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 776
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: 809
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: 809
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: 776
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: 1,244
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: 1,090
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: 2,791
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: 2,791
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: 2,791
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: 2,791
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: 2,597
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: 806
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: 2,125
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: 418
Views: 84,391
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: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-12-2015
Replies: 418
Views: 84,391
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: 19
Views: 958
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: 806
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: 806
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: 36
Views: 1,555
Posted By f16sunshine
^^^ nice one O2.

^^^ nice one O2.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,342
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: 1,112
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: 547
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: 547
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: 5,866
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: 814
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: 2,096
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: 2,096
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-04-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 2,770
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: 2,096
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://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on Flickr
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-03-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 730
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: 730
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: 2,770
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: 2,770
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: 2,770
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: 2,096
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: 1,486
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: 2,001
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: 2,001
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: 2,770
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: 2,770
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: 2,770
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: 2,770
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: 1,971
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: 1,971
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: 4,815
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: 986
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: 275
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: 4,815
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: 1,397
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: 1,397
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: 2,183
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: 6,191
Views: 478,235
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: 758
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: 904
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: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3518/5769553886_a30...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3518/5769553886_a3007cc26b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9MQtn1)HP5@100 tmax dev 4.5min017 (https://flic.kr/p/9MQtn1) by Adnan (https://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
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: 36
Views: 1,555
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: 36
Views: 1,555
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: 529
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: 1,301
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: 705
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: 52
Views: 2,455
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: 705
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...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-25-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 2,455
Posted By f16sunshine
Hipsters are people too Roger. Brain dead is not...

Hipsters are people too Roger.
Brain dead is not nice. :(
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-24-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By f16sunshine
It's a modern build Zeiss topogon scheme for 135...

It's a modern build Zeiss topogon scheme for 135 format.

Beautiful sharpness and contrast with a bit of vignetting at wide open.
Had an original one for a couple years.
The build on this new...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-24-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By f16sunshine
It's all good. I uninstalled epson scan and...

It's all good.

I uninstalled epson scan and then installed the latest version.
If there is a difference in function, I have not found it yet.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-24-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,506
Posted By f16sunshine
I keep an xp laptop dedicated to the...

I keep an xp laptop dedicated to the Pacman.
Files go to a thumby and then get loaded to my Mac hd.
It's not much different than downloading an sd card from a camera.
My fancypants 2008 Dell laptop...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-24-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By f16sunshine
A tiny bit off topic. The Hexar AF beats both of...

A tiny bit off topic.
The Hexar AF beats both of them with the "Konica HX14" ttl flash it comes with (or you can find).
Full control of every function and one stop faster f2/35mm lens.
It's IR focus...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-24-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,506
Posted By f16sunshine
Thanks Love the pacman ! Was thinking of getting...

Thanks

Love the pacman !
Was thinking of getting a back up non plus for the enevitable day to come.
I use a f135+ to pre-view b&w before scanning higher res or wet printing.
Not doing much color...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-24-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,506
Posted By f16sunshine
Thanks Love the pacman !

Thanks

Love the pacman !
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-24-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,506
Posted By f16sunshine
Congrats on the Pakon. Can you explain which...

Congrats on the Pakon. Can you explain which third party software, where to get it, and the workflow?
Thanks!
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 11-22-2015
Replies: 162
Views: 9,833
Posted By f16sunshine
True, want live view just spend another $2000 for...

True, want live view just spend another $2000 for it.... Wait .,. what ? :p


Ok sure, you get a couple other features for that additional 2 grand.

Really though. Leaving out live view at this point...
Forum: Fuji X News / General Discussion 11-21-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 1,835
Posted By f16sunshine
If it helps, I had the x20 for a while. It was...

If it helps, I had the x20 for a while.
It was great for what it was. Killer ergonomics. Good iq.... But boring.
Images not good enough to justify the carry of a "real" camera.
May as well use a...
Forum: RFF News 11-21-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,573
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Jorge Thank you for keeping us posted. The...

Hi Jorge

Thank you for keeping us posted.
The gallery has evolved nicely and I'm sure more good things are to come. Maybe you're not looking for requests .... i would like to make one anyway. Hope...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-21-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 2,553
Posted By f16sunshine
My friends get tired of the camera always...

My friends get tired of the camera always present. In the end they all are happy with the images I send or print for them.
My Girlfriend is a great photographer. So is my mom who has had a lot of fun...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-21-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,149
Posted By f16sunshine
The M8.2 is often tempting but for the 1/4000...

The M8.2 is often tempting but for the 1/4000 shutter.
Having 1/8000's shutter as the original M8 model has seems a small thing but if you had it once, ... ;)
Fast lenses on the M8... yum!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-21-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,149
Posted By f16sunshine
Look in classified. David Ma (flyinpalm) has one...

Look in classified.
David Ma (flyinpalm) has one with a late 333xxx serial number.
These were the last run before m8.2 .
He and I have had good dealings In the past including an amicable return and...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 11-21-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,613
Posted By f16sunshine
OM's should all be kept. The are the easiest to...

OM's should all be kept.
The are the easiest to adapt and use and as you probably know are excellent.
The front aperture ring and lens mount release on the lens make them really east to use.
The 2/21...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-20-2015
Replies: 104
Views: 4,135
Posted By f16sunshine
Canon has some great glass. I started at the ef...

Canon has some great glass.
I started at the ef line. Prior to that it was contax/yashica for reflex with Zeiss lenses.

I'm currently embracing autofocus and, love the normals and short teles canon...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-20-2015
Replies: 170
Views: 6,495
Posted By f16sunshine
Passive agressive much ? Since we all missed...

Passive agressive much ?

Since we all missed your point, maybe you missed making your point :o
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-20-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 5,175
Posted By f16sunshine
It only matters if it's the wrong one. The...

It only matters if it's the wrong one.

The recent thread that involved an RFFer who was disappointed to have his M and 35mm at a park trying to capture a bear in a tree.
Having only b&w film when...
Forum: RFF News 11-20-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,994
Posted By f16sunshine
Congratulations ! That's great news for all us...

Congratulations !
That's great news for all us Fujitonians :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-20-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 1,389
Posted By f16sunshine
It's easy to understand the conflict in his...

It's easy to understand the conflict in his position.
Maybe a reason that these interviews are valuable.
When he said repeatedly it was not his revolution.
It made me feel like he had possibly had a...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-20-2015
Replies: 170
Views: 6,495
Posted By f16sunshine
KM-25 You're promoting the problem in the worst...

KM-25

You're promoting the problem in the worst way.
At it's core you are saying the right to take these images may only be owned.
Your so called "credentials" are from your employer... Not the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-19-2015
Replies: 170
Views: 6,495
Posted By f16sunshine
Fascinating !

Fascinating !
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-19-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 1,389
Posted By f16sunshine
Interview with magnum photgrapher ..Abbass

Nice listen here. NPR's Terry Gross interviews Abbass. He's an interesting guy with a colorful personality.
When asked about his name.. "why do you use one name..?" .. he answers.. "why do you need...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,736
Posted By f16sunshine
That sounds really cool. It's more of a specialty...

That sounds really cool. It's more of a specialty which is I suppose is another answer for why this process is still relevant.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,736
Posted By f16sunshine
It's a special look. If you ever look at a 6x9...

It's a special look. If you ever look at a 6x9 DR5 slide on a light table you'll understand .
Or scan one for the first time.... it's a special look to be sure.

To be honest the digital Cameras...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-19-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 1,596
Posted By f16sunshine
Gorgeous. I saw it earlier from my iPhone and did...

Gorgeous. I saw it earlier from my iPhone and did not understand exactly. Now from my computer... it's a beautiful scene..
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-19-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 1,596
Posted By f16sunshine
Oh man I like that a lot! Mju2, XA3, Hexar AF,...

Oh man I like that a lot!

Mju2, XA3, Hexar AF, Yashicamat A.... these all are among my best producers while they started as lowly experiments. The Cheapies I would say.

Excellent Lucadomi. That's...
Forum: Leica M240 aka Leica M10, M-P, M60 11-19-2015
Replies: 162
Views: 9,833
Posted By f16sunshine
Hehe... the Fuji is full frame. It the full aps-c...

Hehe... the Fuji is full frame. It the full aps-c frame :p

(and being an AF user....I really like it and the small lenses!! )



Why drop live view Leica? Worried about canabalizing the M240 ?
How...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,736
Posted By f16sunshine
The DR5 B+W slides were beautiful. I sent them...

The DR5 B+W slides were beautiful. I sent them Rollei IR400 a couple times.
It's done though. I thik they quit this last spring (B+W slide service).
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-19-2015
Replies: 170
Views: 6,495
Posted By f16sunshine
There are far more important things in this world...

There are far more important things in this world than being a proffesional photographer.... you do know that don't you?
Reading your posts over the years, you seem to believe you somehow live in...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-19-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 1,596
Posted By f16sunshine
I like all your posted images Robert. :) I think...

I like all your posted images Robert. :)

I think to answer the topic question. Yes

It's the same old cliche really. Ones best camera is the one they have in their hand when they take their picture....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-18-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 3,445
Posted By f16sunshine
Yeah... sort of cliche

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3871/15276770806_f0822072ce_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pgXrJ7)Favorite garden tool. (https://flic.kr/p/pgXrJ7) by Adnan (https://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-18-2015
Replies: 170
Views: 6,495
Posted By f16sunshine
The 70's and 80's sure look cool now. When a...

The 70's and 80's sure look cool now.
When a young adult in the 90's it was embarasingly boring to see those pictures from my own childhood era.

So yes... It takes some time for docuentation...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-18-2015
Replies: 170
Views: 6,495
Posted By f16sunshine
Those pants!! :eek:

Those pants!! :eek:
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-18-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,864
Posted By f16sunshine
This is a hoax. Can't be true.

This is a hoax. Can't be true.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-18-2015
Replies: 170
Views: 6,495
Posted By f16sunshine
You're absolutely correct. It does a our kids a...

You're absolutely correct. It does a our kids a huge disservice.
The world is a place of wonder. In reality there are very few dangers.

I should be clear on my first post. My Girlfriend apologized...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-18-2015
Replies: 170
Views: 6,495
Posted By f16sunshine
Parents are creepy these days. I had a mom give...

Parents are creepy these days.
I had a mom give me a foul look and shield their kid when I lifted my camera to take a picture of my Girlfriend at Pike place last week.
Is it really so close in a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-18-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,160
Posted By f16sunshine
I like the first one Charlie. The subtle light is...

I like the first one Charlie. The subtle light is nicely moody.
Too bad for the Budwieser truck (?) far in the background.


Ps. Sorry if I spelled your name wrong. Spell check wants to correct me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2015
Replies: 6,191
Views: 478,235
Posted By f16sunshine
Beautiful set and great story Paul. Sounds Like...

Beautiful set and great story Paul.
Sounds Like it may have worked out great for both of you.

I've never owned an m3 for more than an afternoon.
Got one in last summer and had to send it back.
That...
Forum: Fuji X-Pro Series 11-17-2015
Replies: 244
Views: 12,861
Posted By f16sunshine
Hate to say it but I gotta +1 you guys on the...

Hate to say it but I gotta +1 you guys on the metering.
I just use the histogram and exposure pre-view in the evf.
It's a real buzz kill for ovf use in changing light.
The original x100 did not have...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 11-16-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By f16sunshine
Pulling for you Kevin. For your health and for...

Pulling for you Kevin.
For your health and for your MM adventure :)
Our long Seattle nights this time of year beg for the Monochrom.

Best!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-16-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,160
Posted By f16sunshine
Thank Dante. That's a fun read. Like many This...

Thank Dante. That's a fun read.
Like many This lens is one of my favorites.

As well like many mine is made from 2 lenses and is an excellent copy now. (Rear group fog on one and cracked front on the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By f16sunshine
HP5 and tri-x both should make you happy. They...

HP5 and tri-x both should make you happy.
They are about the same price and have a similar speed and look to Neopan 400 (my opinion and many others opinion).

As far as i can find, there is not a...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-16-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By f16sunshine
I have not used the fuji rings but I used to use...

I have not used the fuji rings but I used to use the Contax SLR ones when I had that system.

The fuji rings seem too expensive for what they are but there is a bigger issue.
When you get that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By f16sunshine
Don't let anyones posted reply fool you... we...

Don't let anyones posted reply fool you... we are all envious of your condition (could it be contagious?) :D
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-16-2015
Replies: 323
Views: 106,580
Posted By f16sunshine
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5788/22446152594_0e...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5788/22446152594_0e72134e0d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Acup9W)Hickory and Willow (https://flic.kr/p/Acup9W) by Adnan (https://www.flickr.com/photos/36366328@N04/), on...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-15-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 2,125
Posted By f16sunshine
Inexpensive related to image quality. For a...

Inexpensive related to image quality.

For a vintage folder, I can't recomend the Voigtlander Bessa ii Rangefinder cameras highly enough.
These are 6x9 cameras. They are offered with a variety of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2015
Replies: 104
Views: 4,135
Posted By f16sunshine
All cameras. I like them all. Right now it's...

All cameras. I like them all.
Right now it's really about the Hexar AF, Canon Eos 630 and RT with 50mm and 100mm, and most of all The Fuji GF670 :D
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-15-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By f16sunshine
The Gf670 is not perfect but it sure is damn...

The Gf670 is not perfect but it sure is damn good.
I've just decided to find a second one to keep Color loaded :)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-14-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By f16sunshine
One of my oldest Bags is a Kakadu. ("Doctor...

One of my oldest Bags is a Kakadu. ("Doctor bag"). Maybe 15 years old or so.
I have a kaki tan one. The materials are heavy and it is very well made.
I also have a Black "satchel" style bag which i...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-13-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By f16sunshine
Luis You could take a strip in for a drum...

Luis

You could take a strip in for a drum scan.
I think your images look as sharp as can be expected from a flatbed scanner.
How do the negatives look under a loop?

The epson scanners can be very...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-13-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 3,195
Posted By f16sunshine
That's easy.... The FujiLux 35mm f1.4 :) I...

That's easy.... The FujiLux 35mm f1.4 :)

I really like the 55-200 also. The first zoom I have ever really liked.
Forum: Fuji X-A, X-E, X-M, X-T Series 11-13-2015
Replies: 62
Views: 2,317
Posted By f16sunshine
A super lightweight wrist strap is plenty. I use...

A super lightweight wrist strap is plenty. I use a neck strap sometimes but usually just a little nylon cord loop strap.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 108
Views: 5,715
Posted By f16sunshine
I have the Pakon also from when it cost...

I have the Pakon also from when it cost $250.
It's convenient but not super. I sold my nikon cs50 and the post office broke it in shipping.
It's back now. Anywhere to send it for repair ? (Small...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2015
Replies: 266
Views: 26,412
Posted By f16sunshine
This thread has slept for a...

This thread has slept for a while.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5669/22338514593_9a88f04336_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/A2YJ8k)The Last Frame (https://flic.kr/p/A2YJ8k) by Adnan...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-12-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,417
Posted By f16sunshine
I have one machine running 10.5.8 in order to use...

I have one machine running 10.5.8 in order to use NikonScan4. It's been a while since I booted it up.
Thanks to all this conversation, I'll keep it off the home network and internet .

Good luck...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-12-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By f16sunshine
See me too ! I got scared and quit... Then more...

See me too !
I got scared and quit... Then more scared when YY sent it back :p
Good thing DAG is there for clean up crew!

Nice work sorting it out Happy.
I hope you did a little tutorial :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-12-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Happy.. nice to see you too. I actually did...

Hi Happy.. nice to see you too.

I actually did get it back together but could not get the helicoid aligned (even though I matched my marks.
I sent it firt to Youxin. He could not get it. I then sent...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-12-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By f16sunshine
Hi Bill I think a Zip lock is enough. Since it's...

Hi Bill

I think a Zip lock is enough.
Since it's polaroid and slightly larger and you are thinking of buying bulk, you could get one of those re-usable vacuum bags meant for packing away clothing...
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