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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
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Posted By kxl
It's neither a WA nor a prime lens, but the...

It's neither a WA nor a prime lens, but the 70-150mm/3.5 Series E is a nice lens for landscapes.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Day Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,017
Posted By kxl
In general, I shoot at around f5.6, but I do have...

In general, I shoot at around f5.6, but I do have a few lenses that I like to shoot wide open, to the point where I would use ND filters to do so, just for the bokeh. These lenses include the Sigma...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 551
Posted By kxl
"Look deep within yourself and you will find the...

"Look deep within yourself and you will find the answer. Especially on September 9."

Early guesses/expectations: new iPhone 6s and 6 plus S with Force Touch, dramatic camera upgrade, motion...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By kxl
I use 1-liter dark plastic bottles, so only stock...

I use 1-liter dark plastic bottles, so only stock solution in the bottle in current use is exposed to air.
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 3 Days Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 4,024
Posted By kxl
BTW, one other small bag that I like is the Domke...

BTW, one other small bag that I like is the Domke F3X.
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 3 Days Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 4,024
Posted By kxl
For 1 body, 3 lenses and accessories (incl....

For 1 body, 3 lenses and accessories (incl. film), I use a Thinktank Urban Disguise 30.
I don't think it's on the current catalog anymore but it pops up on ebay every so often.

The TT Retrospective...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Days Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 2,280
Posted By kxl
http://www.leonin.net/img/s8/v82/p874923419-4.jpg

http://www.leonin.net/img/s8/v82/p874923419-4.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By kxl
Thanks - looking forward to it. In the meantime,...

Thanks - looking forward to it. In the meantime, the Olympus TG-4 looks interesting, and within my budget.
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By kxl
Thanks - it's worth a look. I'll check it out.

Thanks - it's worth a look. I'll check it out.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By kxl
Thanks. I added a description to my original post.

Thanks. I added a description to my original post.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By kxl
W/NW: As we approach the 14th anniversary of the 9/11/2001 attacks on the WTC

This 14-foot structural beam was recovered from the rubble of the North Tower. Weighing approximately 1,200 pounds, the beam is imprinted with FDNY 343 representing those 343 firefighters who made...
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By kxl
Been thinking about a Go Pro... not quite sure...

Been thinking about a Go Pro... not quite sure yet.

I get the wide angle constraints under water, so I'll probably be looking at bodies with zoom lenses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By kxl
Thanks Andy - I hadn't though about the time...

Thanks Andy - I hadn't though about the time needed to clean it. I'm not really an enthusiast nor plan to get into underwater photography. Like you said, this is just to capture memories while we go...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By kxl
Your favorite DIGITAL snorkeling camera?

We're think of going on a short vacation to Belize later this year and the itinerary will include a few days on the water, although the greater part of our trip will be on land, so I'll have my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 904
Posted By kxl
Other than the AFD version, nothing really...

Other than the AFD version, nothing really compares to the f1.4 AI(S).


http://www.leonin.net/img/s5/v128/p1261058441-4.jpg
Forum: The Business Of Photography 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By kxl
Paypal has charged invoicing fees for a long...

Paypal has charged invoicing fees for a long time. It's not a flat 2% either; the invoicing fee is $0.30 plus 1.9% to 2.9% of the amount received.

It's really not worth sending a Paypal invoice. If...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,466
Posted By kxl
I get the impression that while good, it is not...

I get the impression that while good, it is not in the same league as the 55/1.8. Compared to the Loxia, the 35mm FE is sharper in the center but exhibits quite a bit of light fall-off to the edges...
Forum: Photo Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By kxl
After monitor calibration.... 1. Download the...

After monitor calibration....

1. Download the NIK plug-in collection ($149) from https://www.google.com/nikcollection/

2. Choose and apply the appropriate plug-in.

3. Apply micro adjustments...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By kxl
Not sure if the D7200 is out of your rice range,...

Not sure if the D7200 is out of your rice range, but if you like birding and need higher fps, you may want to look at that.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By kxl
I've had 3 21mm's (CV, ZM 21/2.8 and Kobalux) but...

I've had 3 21mm's (CV, ZM 21/2.8 and Kobalux) but just cannot get used to such a wide angle of view. I now use and enjoy a ZM 25/2.8 and M-Hexanon 28/2.8, and highly recommend both.
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 2,745
Posted By kxl
I try to be surreptitious, but I tend to be...

I try to be surreptitious, but I tend to be rather ungainly when I approach, so that rarely works for me.... except for this one time. I'm almost 100% certain I was 'en stoemelings' when took this...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By kxl
Nikon lens sale at B&H

YOU WANT IT!!! YOU NEED IT!!! :angel:

Nikon lens-only sale through the 29th of August.

And if you had bought any of these lenses in the past couple of weeks, send them an email and provide your...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By kxl
I always have my iPhone 6-plus and my tablet with...

I always have my iPhone 6-plus and my tablet with me and I wish had a mind's-eye towards capturing a photo opportunity when I'm just out and about, but I don't. Just too much going on in this old...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,466
Posted By kxl
That was part of my original question... do all...

That was part of my original question... do all my requirements narrow down the selection to the Loxia? And it's beginning to sound like it.
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,466
Posted By kxl
Over my limit, but yeah, I'm aware of that lens...

Over my limit, but yeah, I'm aware of that lens and and if if I had the money or decided to save up for it, that lens would definitely be the top contender, probably even above the Loxia. ...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,543
Posted By kxl
I agree, or if you can find a recently serviced...

I agree, or if you can find a recently serviced Nikon Coolscan 4000, it's another good and inexpensive ($300-400) albeit older option that accepts an easy hack that enables full roll scanning with...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,466
Posted By kxl
Or more likely, I'm not being clear with my...

Or more likely, I'm not being clear with my question. :bang:

THE ONE LENS must meet ALL of my requirements. I've owned/borrowed a few 35mm M-mount lenses under $1300 and their IQ leave something to...
Forum: Sony NEX / Full Frame Alpha non DSLR Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,466
Posted By kxl
Looking for THE ONE lens for the Sony A7R

I am thinking about getting THE ONE lens to be bolted onto my A7R. My requirements:


IQ on A7R must be equal to or greater than the Sony 55/1.8 FE
Same size or ideally smaller than the 55/1.8 FE
...
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By kxl
Why not just produce a full-spectrum camera and...

Why not just produce a full-spectrum camera and use appropriate filters as needed? Just wondering....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,707
Posted By kxl
You'll be happy with adapted 50mm's but 35mm and...

You'll be happy with adapted 50mm's but 35mm and wider go into the YMMV territory, e.g., some find an adapted 35mm 2.0 Biogon acceptable, some don't. As others have mentioned, for 50mm, your best bet...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,707
Posted By kxl
I have owned the D700, and currently own the...

I have owned the D700, and currently own the D800e and the A7R.

To be honest, your requirements aren't really all that demanding that they would eliminate either camera. Having said that however,...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,668
Posted By kxl
It's not so simple a question for those who shoot...

It's not so simple a question for those who shoot multiple formats, from RF's to large format. From a practical perspective, I would opt for the smallest and most comfortable bag that would carry the...
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By kxl
That's what I was thinking but I have no clue re:...

That's what I was thinking but I have no clue re: its worth or whether or not it's sturdy enough for an RB67.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,079
Posted By kxl
Thanks for the responses. For those who asked, my...

Thanks for the responses. For those who asked, my issue is the time required for me to be physically be in the darkroom, i.e., at home to process all of those rolls. I have room to hang up to maybe...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,079
Posted By kxl
The logistics of doing this is just truly...

The logistics of doing this is just truly daunting. Other than chipping away at my backlog for a long, long time and shooting digital in the meantime, it's really beginning to seem like the only...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,079
Posted By kxl
Sorry, should have been clearer... I was thinking...

Sorry, should have been clearer... I was thinking of ways to streamline the processing, e.g., use HC-110 instead of XTOL for reduced developer times, etc... in the hopes that an accumulation of time...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,079
Posted By kxl
Thanks G - you're a great help as always. Quick...

Thanks G - you're a great help as always. Quick question:

Are you seeing any discernible difference between TIFF and DNG output from Vuescan for properly exposed B&W film? I get it that the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,079
Posted By kxl
Yup, I was thinking along the same lines re:...

Yup, I was thinking along the same lines re: HC-110, which is one of my primary developers anyway (the other one being XTOL). Thanks for the tip: Henry's Foto Express.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,079
Posted By kxl
I have a Nikon 5000, which I modified to accept...

I have a Nikon 5000, which I modified to accept an entire roll. I use Vuescan's batch scan feature and save the scanned images as TIFF files.I only adjust the ones I want and bypass or delete the one...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,079
Posted By kxl
Sage advice... I just dug too deep of a hole and...

Sage advice... I just dug too deep of a hole and looking for a more expedient way out. Highlighted in RED is unfortunately oh so true...

BTW, I have a Nikon Coolscan 5000, which I modified to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By kxl
There are some Costco labs that use Frontier...

There are some Costco labs that use Frontier printers, e.g., LP 5700R, 370, 570, etc... depending on location, if you're not averse to having it done at...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,079
Posted By kxl
Film Development Options For Busy People?

First of all, let me warn you--this may sound a little off-kilter:

My typical workflow is to:


Develop 35mm B&W film (2- and 5-reel Patterson tanks)
Scan the entire roll
Adjust in Photoshop as...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,268
Posted By kxl
If the 'insulted' comment was directed at me,...

If the 'insulted' comment was directed at me, rest assured that none was taken. And as for the FM2N I'm all for it. It's the one that I currently own.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,268
Posted By kxl
LOL :angel:

LOL :angel:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,268
Posted By kxl
No, not that at all... I think your thread...

No, not that at all... I think your thread started out as an honest A versus B, then skewed towards a defense of the FE2.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,268
Posted By kxl
The OP asked a simple question... I and others...

The OP asked a simple question... I and others pointed out some possible reasons for price differences, then all of a sudden FE2 owners become defensive about the FE2. :rolleyes:

There is no FE2...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,268
Posted By kxl
I guess we have different definitions of...

I guess we have different definitions of completely functional.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,347
Posted By kxl
Same in the Nikon world. Setting aside the AF...

Same in the Nikon world. Setting aside the AF version, there are primarily 3 categories of 50/1.8 manual focus lenses: 1) AIS, 2) AI, 3) Series E (which are also AI-spec but offered as an alternative...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,268
Posted By kxl
Except the FE2 is completely reliant on what is...

Except the FE2 is completely reliant on what is now 30-year-old electronics to be completely functional.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-24-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,268
Posted By kxl
Age. Years of manufacture - 1980's (FE2) vs....

Age.

Years of manufacture - 1980's (FE2) vs. 2000's (FM3A)
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