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Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2012
Replies: 120
Views: 11,714
Posted By f6andBthere
Not my camera or my image ... but I've yet to see...

Not my camera or my image ... but I've yet to see a camera that is more beautiful to my eyes.


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Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-18-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 6,864
Posted By f6andBthere
I think anyone who genuinely loves black and...

I think anyone who genuinely loves black and white photography and isn't controlled in their thinking by the film v digital platform that constantly rears it's ugly head, will seriously consider this...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 4,440
Posted By f6andBthere
I was talking to a young girl at the local shops...

I was talking to a young girl at the local shops this morning and asked her if she'd heard about Instagram and asked her if she used it. Yes she'd heard the news and did use it herself but also...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-18-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,234
Posted By f6andBthere
I can see the attraction but to be honest I'm...

I can see the attraction but to be honest I'm happy with my DSLR the way it is and I love my SLRs for what they are ... film cameras! Aside from the attraction of the media itself the sensation of...
Forum: Off Topic 12-17-2012
Replies: 684
Views: 12,356
Posted By f6andBthere
You're right ... where the hell did I get Stephen...

You're right ... where the hell did I get Stephen Bryant from?

Thanks ... will edit. :)
Forum: Off Topic 12-17-2012
Replies: 684
Views: 12,356
Posted By f6andBthere
Howard's main aim was to remove the semi...

Howard's main aim was to remove the semi automatic assault rifles of the type that killed 35 in Tasmania in tha hands of Martin Bryant..

It's still possible to own a firearm in this country but...
Forum: Photo Software 12-17-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By f6andBthere
I'm mystified the OP would even ask this question...

I'm mystified the OP would even ask this question ... when he obviously knows the answer!
Forum: Off Topic 12-17-2012
Replies: 684
Views: 12,356
Posted By f6andBthere
Substitute the word 'taken' for 'saved' and you...

Substitute the word 'taken' for 'saved' and you have the other side of the coin ... in exactly the same sentence!
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-16-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 2,875
Posted By f6andBthere
The last Nikon film camera was the F6 ... that...

The last Nikon film camera was the F6 ... that camera made film photography as easy as it was ever going to get. Every bit as easy as a D700 or similar.

Or are we talking clunky rangefinders here? ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-13-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,877
Posted By f6andBthere
Wow ... one of these and the new Plustek scanner...

Wow ... one of these and the new Plustek scanner and your in Leica M digital territory money wise!

The consistency of the system is what will appeal to many I guess but I find it's the slight lack...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-12-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 8,076
Posted By f6andBthere
I looked at those then went back and looked at...

I looked at those then went back and looked at CR's images and I have to say Ming Thein's images don't do a lot for me ... maybe it's the post processing but they seem harsh and overly contrasty....
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-12-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 8,076
Posted By f6andBthere
Thankyou C R ... your images were exactly what I...

Thankyou C R ... your images were exactly what I wanted to see. I think the MM will be used a lot for street and general shooting but I have to suspect it's unique qualities are suited to studied...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-12-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 8,076
Posted By f6andBthere
That first one in particular!

That first one in particular!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-12-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 8,076
Posted By f6andBthere
Really nice ... thanks. :)

Really nice ... thanks. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 14,302
Posted By f6andBthere
A man had arranged to go on a photography walk...

A man had arranged to go on a photography walk with a group of fellow enthusiasts early one spring morning. During their photographic wanders a funeral procession passed by and our man took off his...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 14,302
Posted By f6andBthere
How many RFF photographers does it take to change...

How many RFF photographers does it take to change a light bulb?

Forget it .... they'll talk about it but change just isn't their thing!

:angel:
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 12-11-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 9,568
Posted By f6andBthere
So if Zeiss called a halt to production of the...

So if Zeiss called a halt to production of the camera ... that is actually manufactured by Cosina, what happens to the tooling?

I suspect a lot of the internals of the Ikon and the Bessa are very...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 12-11-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 4,052
Posted By f6andBthere
This a sore point for me. I have a son (adult)...

This a sore point for me. I have a son (adult) who spends his time alternating between his X-Box (killing aliens, gangsters etc) internet, television, and android phone. Little does he suspect...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 4,189
Posted By f6andBthere
Dear Roger, I'd hardly call the M7 an electronic...

Dear Roger,

I'd hardly call the M7 an electronic wonder ... especially considering how late Leica came to the AE party.
And what a bizzare generalisation from someone like yourself!
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 12-10-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,672
Posted By f6andBthere
Drive??? I'm chauffeured ... by gas!

Drive???

I'm chauffeured ... by gas!
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 12-10-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 9,568
Posted By f6andBthere
I can't see any reason for Cosina to discontinue...

I can't see any reason for Cosina to discontinue the Bessa range. All the development costs are history and they can just keep churning them out as required in whatever quantity satisfies the market.
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 12-10-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By f6andBthere
Maybe the rear lens cap is an X-e1? :D

Maybe the rear lens cap is an X-e1? :D
Forum: Fuji X Interchangeable Lens Cameras 12-10-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By f6andBthere
Wow ... someone price gouging on eBay! :eek: Who...

Wow ... someone price gouging on eBay! :eek:

Who would have thought? :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By f6andBthere
It started when Kodak gave photography to 'the...

It started when Kodak gave photography to 'the people!' :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By f6andBthere
21st december according to the Mayan calendar!

21st december according to the Mayan calendar!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By f6andBthere
Damn ... we are so busy replacing our eyes and...

Damn ... we are so busy replacing our eyes and brains with hand held technology that we may not notice the end of the world on the 21st December!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-09-2012
Replies: 3,589
Views: 346,942
Posted By f6andBthere
The images in this thread are getting better and...

The images in this thread are getting better and better as people refine their post processing of the MM's files I've noticed.

Dave's images in particular are really hitting the spot for me. :)
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-09-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,629
Posted By f6andBthere
Really nice images Raid ... and possibly the...

Really nice images Raid ... and possibly the dirtiest sensor I have ever seen! :D

Even wet cleaning is no biggie ... the surface of a sensor is a lot tougher than people would lead you to believe.
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 12-09-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 8,076
Posted By f6andBthere
The Monochrom as a landscape camera.

I'd be interested to see some serious landscapes from this camera. Considering the resolution it seems capable of and the tonal range I see occasionally in other threads it should be...
Forum: Zeiss Ikon ZM 12-06-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 9,568
Posted By f6andBthere
I've always thought the Ikon was in a difficult...

I've always thought the Ikon was in a difficult place price wise ... a fair bit more than a Bessa and pretty much on a par with a user M7 or really mint M6. Fantastic camera though and a shame to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By f6andBthere
You've hit the ground running ... nice shots! :)

You've hit the ground running ... nice shots! :)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-05-2012
Replies: 1,086
Views: 183,766
Posted By f6andBthere
Hopefully we'll be able to have a thread where...

Hopefully we'll be able to have a thread where people can post image examples which will be very useful those vacilating over the price.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-04-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 4,843
Posted By f6andBthere
This is where the little Leica screwmounts shine...

This is where the little Leica screwmounts shine IMO. With a collapsable lens they're small enough to go in a pocket and if you want to scale focus fine but there is always the option of the...
Forum: Other Digital Advanced Fixed Lens Compacts 12-04-2012
Replies: 79
Views: 8,751
Posted By f6andBthere
I think the thing that will make M9 prices...

I think the thing that will make M9 prices plummet will be the M10 or whatever you want to call it. Though I am amazed at how little chat/speculation there has been lately about the upcoming...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-30-2012
Replies: 113
Views: 6,807
Posted By f6andBthere
Ahhh! So they were no longer able to make really...

Ahhh! So they were no longer able to make really 'cool' film?

:D
Forum: RFF Polls 11-29-2012
Replies: 113
Views: 6,807
Posted By f6andBthere
It may not be an issue for many manufacturers...

It may not be an issue for many manufacturers until they find themselves in the position Efke was in ... where needed maintainence costs for their plant over shadowed their output and profit...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-28-2012
Replies: 113
Views: 6,807
Posted By f6andBthere
I think if 120 disappeared analog photography...

I think if 120 disappeared analog photography would be over for me. :(

135 is ok in a mix but on it's own has little appeal.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-28-2012
Replies: 1,086
Views: 183,766
Posted By f6andBthere
Hmmm ... still the test pattern here I see! Back...

Hmmm ... still the test pattern here I see!

Back to the Monochrom image thread. :p
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 11-28-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 2,545
Posted By f6andBthere
I'm sure somewhere there's a McDonalds employee...

I'm sure somewhere there's a McDonalds employee sighing and thinking:

"One day I'd like to whip up a medium rare filet mignon for these wankers ... maybe some finely sliced truffles in a sauce to...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-28-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By f6andBthere
I wonder if the prints will come with vicious...

I wonder if the prints will come with vicious vignetting and soft as all get out away from the centre?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By f6andBthere
That'd be for spotlightin' gophers at night with...

That'd be for spotlightin' gophers at night with a sawn off twelve guage!

:D
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-28-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By f6andBthere
You have to hand it to these guys. Everyone...

You have to hand it to these guys.

Everyone else is sitting on their hands waiting for the inevitable demise of analog photography ... and they're busy finding new ways to sell it to the masses!
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 11-26-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,855
Posted By f6andBthere
Early adopters are nuts generally IMO but every...

Early adopters are nuts generally IMO but every new camera (not just Leica) with a certain level of desirability is snapped up by eager customers it seems.

Three months later they start appearing in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-26-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By f6andBthere
HP5+ seems very tolerant of over exposure ... a...

HP5+ seems very tolerant of over exposure ... a little more than the other 400 films you've listed in my experience. Not quite sure why this would be though?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-25-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 4,332
Posted By f6andBthere
I think the last thought in any potential...

I think the last thought in any potential Monochrom buyer's mind is film cost balanced against the price of the camera.

Someone posted some images in the MM thread the other day taken with the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-25-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,766
Posted By f6andBthere
From what I've seen of the average hipster they'd...

From what I've seen of the average hipster they'd be lucky to be able to pick a P67 up.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-25-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 4,332
Posted By f6andBthere
Black and white film is dirt cheap depending how...

Black and white film is dirt cheap depending how you buy it and use it ... colour film not so much.

I've also never really liked the look of grain in colour photographs so shooting digital for my...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-25-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,766
Posted By f6andBthere
As a suporter of equal rights ... I feel you...

As a suporter of equal rights ... I feel you should have slapped her. :D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-25-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,766
Posted By f6andBthere
I can deal with all the hipster fashion...

I can deal with all the hipster fashion fads/statements aside from the black stove pipe pants with the arse hanging down ... ? :p
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 11-23-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 4,660
Posted By f6andBthere
Before you know it we'll all be driving Lada...

Before you know it we'll all be driving Lada Nivas!
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