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Forum: Travel 03-22-2012
Replies: 121
Views: 17,434
Posted By Gregoryniss
amazing shots makes me want a contax t2 :)

amazing shots makes me want a contax t2 :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-09-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By Gregoryniss
I've owned an M2, M3, M6, M8, and have used an M7...

I've owned an M2, M3, M6, M8, and have used an M7 all were in excellent condition. The M2 had the best viewfinder out of all of them and the most contrasty RF patch. Maybe I just got super lucky...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-07-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 17,404
Posted By Gregoryniss
1/4th of a second with a 35mm lens, which is all...

1/4th of a second with a 35mm lens, which is all I own for RF. Definitely requires concentration though
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2011
Replies: 298
Views: 40,438
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6023/6197183062_e07...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6023/6197183062_e07f2bdfc6_z.jpg

Seattle hip-hop artist Macklemore (http://www.bengalyucky.com).
Neoapan 400 + HC-110 "H"
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,616
Posted By Gregoryniss
you could get a leica cl + 40mm summicron or...

you could get a leica cl + 40mm summicron or minolta CLE + m-rokkor for under $1000. close enough to a 35/2 for a backup.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-29-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 14,124
Posted By Gregoryniss
i've had one for over a year....

i've had one for over a year. www.gregoryniss.tumblr.com
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-26-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 29,722
Posted By Gregoryniss
could anyone tell me what the brand name of the...

could anyone tell me what the brand name of the power cable/charger for the plustek 7600i is? I seem to have mixed up all of my cables and can't figure out which one it is supposed to be... worried...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2011
Replies: 1,506
Views: 383,905
Posted By Gregoryniss
So I just got this lens in the mail... super...

So I just got this lens in the mail... super excited to use it! Although, I quickly found out that my B+W 49mm filters won't fit into the hood like most people said. Do you know if a series 7 to 43mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 4,592
Posted By Gregoryniss
On my M2, i've always just imagining that the...

On my M2, i've always just imagining that the 40mm frame line was in directly in between the 35mm and 50mm lines. The frames lines aren't super accurate to begin with, so it's alway worked well for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2011
Replies: 82
Views: 6,146
Posted By Gregoryniss
I'm 20, in college, and have been shooting film...

I'm 20, in college, and have been shooting film since I was 17, and got my first leica at 18. I've noticed a lot more people my age shooting film now, which I think is awesome. However, the one thing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,827
Posted By Gregoryniss
so it looks like the ISO dial isn't actually...

so it looks like the ISO dial isn't actually doing anything, and that it's stuck on one ISO.

I see there are some wires underneath the film pressure plate, I wonder if it'd be an easy fix...

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,827
Posted By Gregoryniss
M6 light meter problem.

So I just bought a M6 on Ebay and the meter seems to be off. It's overexposing by at least 3-4 stops compared to my sekonic L-208 which I've used for over a year now and had reliable results.

Does...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE 04-23-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 8,778
Posted By Gregoryniss
40mm m-rokkor/summicron-c hands down.

40mm m-rokkor/summicron-c hands down.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-19-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,129
Posted By Gregoryniss
I bought my 2.8E on Ebay and it was as described...

I bought my 2.8E on Ebay and it was as described and in great condition. Though I bought it "buy it now" from an established camera store (brooklyn camera). Maybe that is the route to go...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-03-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 26,082
Posted By Gregoryniss
I use 3 on a regular basis. M2, Rolleiflex 2.8E,...

I use 3 on a regular basis. M2, Rolleiflex 2.8E, 5D Mark II
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,429
Posted By Gregoryniss
I should have bought a noctilux when there were...

I should have bought a noctilux when there were some on Ebay for like $4000-5000. now they're all $6500+ BOOOOOO! Same as the M6 when they used to be $1000-1200 second hand
Forum: RFF Polls 03-27-2011
Replies: 204
Views: 30,076
Posted By Gregoryniss
Ive bought like 5+ cameras off of ebay, from...

Ive bought like 5+ cameras off of ebay, from FSU's to Leicas to rolleiflexs. All have been as described and working well. you just need to be a smart buyer, as you would if you were buying a used...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-22-2011
Replies: 613
Views: 103,527
Posted By Gregoryniss
link is down, no more special?

link is down, no more special?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,917
Posted By Gregoryniss
I prefer 6-14 min, I work in a darkroom (my...

I prefer 6-14 min, I work in a darkroom (my schools crappy one) that doesn't have temperature. In the winter it gets down to like 58, so I try to develop at 69F for 6 min. Has worked well for me......
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-18-2011
Replies: 2,477
Views: 545,229
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5051/5455644722_956...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5051/5455644722_9560d3ba2b.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5251/5455644700_75e728d3fc.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5018/5455644970_28402f38c0.jpg

http://s3.a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-28-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 7,215
Posted By Gregoryniss
There's a big film resurgence going on right now...

There's a big film resurgence going on right now in the wedding industry (at least from what i've seen). A lot of this is directed at medium format, but as a result i've seen a lot of photogs looking...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 02-18-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 8,058
Posted By Gregoryniss
wow you did an amazing thing with that xpan.

wow you did an amazing thing with that xpan.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 3,883
Posted By Gregoryniss
I would argue that an M2 has the best VF for a...

I would argue that an M2 has the best VF for a 50mm. If you're shooting super fast 50's then an M3 would be better. But for f2 and higher, i'd say the M2 VF FTW, they just sit perfectly in front of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-14-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By Gregoryniss
if you need a quicker return, and on a smaller...

if you need a quicker return, and on a smaller budget, check out Youxin Ye. He CLA'd my M3 last year and had it back to me in 8 days (including shipping).... He's in NJ and I'm in Washington. Amazing...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-13-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gregoryniss
Being 20, I've grown up / am growing up in the...

Being 20, I've grown up / am growing up in the digital age.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-10-2011
Replies: 1,959
Views: 455,461
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lg9yvkBn8g1qb5ar...

http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lg9yvkBn8g1qb5ar0o1_500.jpg
Rolleiflex 2.8E, Tacoma Art Museum
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-22-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 3,515
Posted By Gregoryniss
bessa r3a + 40mm M-Rokkor.

bessa r3a + 40mm M-Rokkor.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-18-2011
Replies: 6,572
Views: 550,751
Posted By Gregoryniss
Minolta 40mm M-Rokkor f2, B+W ND 8X filter

Minolta 40mm M-Rokkor f2, B+W ND 8X filter
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2011
Replies: 603
Views: 160,800
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lf14svj6kb1qb5ar...

http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lf14svj6kb1qb5ar0o1_500.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-16-2011
Replies: 87
Views: 7,079
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lf2q95Kn4j1qb5ar...

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lf2q95Kn4j1qb5ar0o1_500.jpg

http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lf2ukmXC6b1qb5ar0o1_500.jpg

http://28.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lf3food8qn1qb5ar0o1_500.jpg

http://30.m...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 2,426
Posted By Gregoryniss
In all honesty, 40mm summicron-c or 40mm...

In all honesty, 40mm summicron-c or 40mm m-rokkor. <$500 and shoots like it's worth $1500.

Sample Shots: http://cargocollective.com/gregnissen#936085/Eastman-XX-Street-Photography
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,359
Posted By Gregoryniss
Dang ****, these are gorgeous. I'm jealous!

Dang ****, these are gorgeous. I'm jealous!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By Gregoryniss
great blog! I'm so jealous you live in new...

great blog! I'm so jealous you live in new york... I also have a plustek 7600i and love it.
Forum: Travel 01-10-2011
Replies: 106
Views: 7,287
Posted By Gregoryniss
hopefully doing a month long euro trip with my...

hopefully doing a month long euro trip with my brother in june!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2011
Replies: 1,965
Views: 310,453
Posted By Gregoryniss
Would anybody here be interested in selling me...

Would anybody here be interested in selling me some rolls of XX (~4-5)? I'm interested but don't want to buy a bulk roll without testing it out. Please PM me if you'd be interested!
Forum: Travel 01-05-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 4,718
Posted By Gregoryniss
I remember when you rarely shot black and white...

I remember when you rarely shot black and white film... Nice to see more of it, though I do love your color work equally :)

All of these shots are gorgeous Nate, You're truly inspiring.

Keep on...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-07-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 5,216
Posted By Gregoryniss
I ALWAYS have a camera (either leica m2 + 50mm...

I ALWAYS have a camera (either leica m2 + 50mm lux, or 5d mkII + 35mm f1.4L) unless i'm doing one of the following: showering, sleeping, working, or exercising. Even when doing one of those 4 things,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-04-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 5,817
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4104/5048057917_4f6...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4104/5048057917_4f6ccb28d5_z.jpg
Taken by Thig Natural of the Seattle hip hop group, The Physics. Leica M7 + 35mm nokton f1.4 SC
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-02-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By Gregoryniss
definitely a wonderful blog. Lots of good...

definitely a wonderful blog. Lots of good pictures. I just started a blog too!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-01-2010
Replies: 71
Views: 9,197
Posted By Gregoryniss
NNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Good thing I...

NNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Good thing I just ordered 40 rolls of it a couple of days ago. This really sucks... I guess Arista premium 400 will do
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2010
Replies: 193
Views: 17,578
Posted By Gregoryniss
thanks Chriscrawford! I really like your photo...

thanks Chriscrawford! I really like your photo too.

That ferris wheel photo is INSANE. Love it!! great job on that shot
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2010
Replies: 193
Views: 17,578
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4152/4994809761_691...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4152/4994809761_6913c430ed_z.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4107/4995415680_a6be07a0f0_z.jpg

Leica M8 + 50mm summilux II
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-20-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 4,511
Posted By Gregoryniss
Beautiful lens. In all honesty though, it reminds...

Beautiful lens. In all honesty though, it reminds me more of a Nokton 50mm f1.1 than a noctilux. Not necessarily a bad thing though, it's all subjective anyways!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2010
Replies: 803
Views: 264,819
Posted By Gregoryniss
Leica M2 Summilux 50mm II Kodak TMAX 100 Ilford...

Leica M2
Summilux 50mm II
Kodak TMAX 100
Ilford DD-X
Plustek 7600i

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4148/4999471543_943e25ce86_z.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4105/5000074910_ecfac2b82c_z.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-15-2010
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,327,959
Posted By Gregoryniss
M2 50mm summilux...

M2
50mm summilux II
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4146/4994137420_19c20fe254_z.jpg

M8
50mm summilux...
Forum: Film vs Digital 09-15-2010
Replies: 196
Views: 31,408
Posted By Gregoryniss
I shot probably 80% digital, 20% now. It's the...

I shot probably 80% digital, 20% now. It's the other way around when I don't have school. I just don't have the available time to develop+scan large quantities of film with full time school and 2...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-15-2010
Replies: 803
Views: 264,819
Posted By Gregoryniss
Leica M2 50mm summilux...

Leica M2
50mm summilux...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-10-2010
Replies: 4,725
Views: 1,121,163
Posted By Gregoryniss
Love it Simon!

Love it Simon!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 3,094
Posted By Gregoryniss
this thread needs to stop. im currently saving up...

this thread needs to stop. im currently saving up for this lens and don't need the prices going up anymore. Thanks :)


PS great thread and beautiful pictures
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,821
Posted By Gregoryniss
neopan 400 @ 400 1+4 for 6.5 - 7 minutes. agitate...

neopan 400 @ 400 1+4 for 6.5 - 7 minutes. agitate for first 30 seconds, then 10 sec per minute after that has been pretty good to...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-05-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 3,255
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gregoryniss/sets/7215...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/gregoryniss/sets/72157624528608842/

Every picture except for 3 (i think) were taking with M8 + 35mm f1.4 SC or 50mm f1.1.

I would go for the 35mm f1.2 if I had the...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-25-2010
Replies: 159
Views: 21,181
Posted By Gregoryniss
I have a film and digital M bodies, and love...

I have a film and digital M bodies, and love both. However, if I were to choose only one to use for the rest of my life, it would be digital due to the more efficient work flow. This is a horrible...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,294
Posted By Gregoryniss
for me, it USUALLY offers more creative control

for me, it USUALLY offers more creative control
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-18-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By Gregoryniss
Definitely 50mm for me. I have a 35mm and enjoy...

Definitely 50mm for me. I have a 35mm and enjoy it, but something about 50 just feels right to me. If I had the lens, i'd choose leica m2 w/ 50mm summilux pre-asph
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-10-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,475
Posted By Gregoryniss
thanks a lot for the comment! gshybrid: I agree...

thanks a lot for the comment!

gshybrid: I agree with your criticism. I wish I had shot it straight, however i'm working on not cropping my shots so i'll leave it be, as a reminder for next time to...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-10-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,475
Posted By Gregoryniss
Some Recent Street Work with My M8

Some shots from this weekend in california.
Leica M8 + Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.4...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-10-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 3,085
Posted By Gregoryniss
haven't tried any of the 35mm summicrons or...

haven't tried any of the 35mm summicrons or biogons, but my CV nokton 35mm f1.4 SC has been treating me really well. Got it for $500 with shipping like "stupid leica". look at my flickr for examples....
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 08-05-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Gregoryniss
great pictures! One thing I noticed about the...

great pictures! One thing I noticed about the website that bugged me a little bit, was that in order to go to the next page, you had to scroll down to the button. I wish you could click on the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-02-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By Gregoryniss
Some M8 Portraits

A couple shots from a portrait session I did with my friends for fun. It was very laid back and relaxed. Most of the pictures I took were goofy, but I got a couple more "serious" pictures that I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-02-2010
Replies: 4,725
Views: 1,121,163
Posted By Gregoryniss
Leica M8 + Nokton 50mm f1.1 @...

Leica M8 + Nokton 50mm f1.1 @...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-25-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 6,845
Posted By Gregoryniss
any pictures of this "brassing"? i'm...

any pictures of this "brassing"? i'm curious
Forum: Photo Software 07-25-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,269
Posted By Gregoryniss
I use Adobe Raw, Desaturate temporarily and make...

I use Adobe Raw, Desaturate temporarily and make adjustments to curves and brightness, then resaturate when opening into PS. In PS I use silver efex pro plug-in to then convert to black and white and...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-21-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By Gregoryniss
Artorious: the campsite was very generic, not...

Artorious: the campsite was very generic, not real camping. but that's all my friend's and I had time for as we all had work the next morning haha. just a fun day at the coast with cheap "housing". I...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-20-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By Gregoryniss
@...

@ f4
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4122/4813659796_76567c7149_b.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2010
Replies: 198
Views: 11,593
Posted By Gregoryniss
I wouldn't say that you're wrong, but i would...

I wouldn't say that you're wrong, but i would have perhaps tried to cool down the situation a little bit more and been a little bit more sincere. However, i dont' know the whole story. Regardless,...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-19-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By Gregoryniss
thank you photokalia! And it really is an amazing...

thank you photokalia! And it really is an amazing lens for the price
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-18-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By Gregoryniss
First M8 pictures. Camping!

Sold all my Nikon gear, got an M8. First day with it took it...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-17-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By Gregoryniss
just got my m8 yesterday. love it so far!

just got my m8 yesterday. love it so far!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-15-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By Gregoryniss
probably out of your price range, but leica cl +...

probably out of your price range, but leica cl + 40mm summicron. or minolta CLE + 40mm rokkor sound like they fit your description
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By Gregoryniss
m9 ... on a realistic level though, an m8!

m9




... on a realistic level though, an m8!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-28-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,569
Posted By Gregoryniss
Developing in warm temperatures without AC

Hey everyone,

Now that it's summer, temperatures have been rising. This has been causing me a bunch of developing problems. I don't have a darkroom or a room with air conditioning so the "coolest"...
Forum: Off Topic 06-26-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 18,133
Posted By Gregoryniss
bummer that USA is out, but congrats to ghana for...

bummer that USA is out, but congrats to ghana for being the first african team to be in the quarter finals!
Forum: Off Topic 06-23-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 18,133
Posted By Gregoryniss
nice goal germany!

nice goal germany!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-23-2010
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,180
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1405/4726544662_57c...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1405/4726544662_57c47b6b67.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1154/4726551518_69acab33e7.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1093/4725910807_e5cca87b3c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-22-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 20,917
Posted By Gregoryniss
love this thread! Wish my "mistakes" came out so...

love this thread! Wish my "mistakes" came out so well haha
Here's one with motion blur,
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4031/4719486360_84b20fac43.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2010
Replies: 104
Views: 15,816
Posted By Gregoryniss
good points kossi, ampguy, and keith. let's hope...

good points kossi, ampguy, and keith. let's hope something along those lines is correct haha
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2010
Replies: 104
Views: 15,816
Posted By Gregoryniss
icebear: i just got 60 rolls a couple days...

icebear: i just got 60 rolls a couple days ago!

and this would be a huge bummer if true. Leica = one of the most important players in the film industry to me. Almost as important that they make film...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-21-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 5,361
Posted By Gregoryniss
wish my small town had a subway so i could...

wish my small town had a subway so i could participate!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2010
Replies: 4,725
Views: 1,121,163
Posted By Gregoryniss
so many good portraits in this thread!!! Keep em...

so many good portraits in this thread!!! Keep em coming everyone!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-21-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 4,607
Posted By Gregoryniss
carrying my camera every single day every where i...

carrying my camera every single day every where i went and trying to make mundane things interesting somehow helped me get better at realizing why i'm taking pictures of something; what makes...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-21-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 4,049
Posted By Gregoryniss
thanks leica m2 fan!

thanks leica m2 fan!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-21-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,221
Posted By Gregoryniss
it's my 400 speed film of choice. It's known to...

it's my 400 speed film of choice. It's known to be neopan 400, but i think there was a rumor a while back saying that it was slightly different? Anways, i love the film, minimal grain, wide exposure...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-20-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,898
Posted By Gregoryniss
get an M3 or M2 and a heavy lens such as a Nokton...

get an M3 or M2 and a heavy lens such as a Nokton 35mm f1.2 or Nokton 50mm f1.1. It makes me happy inside knowing that you continue your pursuit in rangefinder photography despite your set back....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-20-2010
Replies: 764
Views: 111,646
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1365/4601903695_38d...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1365/4601903695_38da13116e.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4060/4643510258_351a7b7668.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4012/4651947386_3b5572357e.jpg

http://farm...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-20-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 2,185
Posted By Gregoryniss
I like 2 and 3 but can't decide between the 2. in...

I like 2 and 3 but can't decide between the 2. in #2 the tail light distracts my eye because it's barely there.

all 3 are great shots though! Good submissions in my mind, good luck!
Forum: RFF Polls 06-20-2010
Replies: 147
Views: 19,250
Posted By Gregoryniss
getting my Leica M3. No joke. When I got it,...

getting my Leica M3. No joke. When I got it, something just clicked inside my head and now i can't go anywhere without it. When i'm using my leica i swear something else comes over me, because...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2010
Replies: 4,725
Views: 1,121,163
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4056/4713924386_6c3...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4056/4713924386_6c3b3801d0.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-18-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,182
Posted By Gregoryniss
nice shots and the scanner looks like it's great!

nice shots and the scanner looks like it's great!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-18-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,364
Posted By Gregoryniss
I would say its noticeably sharper than my epson...

I would say its noticeably sharper than my epson 4490 and overall just better quality, faster, and smaller. I didn't do any color profiling, all I did was bump up the contrast a tiny bit. I used...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-18-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,364
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://img243.imageshack.us/img243/2339/leicam3sca...

http://img243.imageshack.us/img243/2339/leicam3scan1006180030.jpg

Kodak Ektar 100
Developed by a pro lab in Seattle, WA
Plustek 7600i
48 bit color, 3600dpi, ICE on medium.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2010
Replies: 174
Views: 37,549
Posted By Gregoryniss
x2 for summicron...

x2 for summicron...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-17-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,364
Posted By Gregoryniss
I'm only sharpening after scanning in PP (Unsharp...

I'm only sharpening after scanning in PP (Unsharp mask 100%, .7 radius).

I haven't tried the silverfast software, but i can try to scan a color neg with vuescan today
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-17-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,364
Posted By Gregoryniss
Preview~ 7-10 seconds. scan ~ 30 seconds Total...

Preview~ 7-10 seconds.
scan ~ 30 seconds
Total time ~40 seconds.

Thank you!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-17-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,364
Posted By Gregoryniss
7 http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/4709039825_b...

7
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/4709039825_bec5841c95_b.jpg
8
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4010/4709044177_e55661d243_b.jpg
9
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1299/4709690118_3a53726ebe_b.jpg
10...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-17-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,364
Posted By Gregoryniss
The film used is Neopan Acros 100 in Rodinal 1-90...

The film used is Neopan Acros 100 in Rodinal 1-90 or 18 minutes.

I'm not sure how to post 100% crops, but if you go to my flickr link in my signature, you can then see the full resoultion size file....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-16-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,364
Posted By Gregoryniss
Plustek 7600i Results

Just got my Plustek 7600i SE scanner tonight from B&H.
It's wayyyy better than my epson 4490. Pictures are way sharper and overall just better quality. Scan times are quick, about 3-4x faster than...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-14-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,066
Posted By Gregoryniss
Just ordered a plustek 7600i SE from B&H for like...

Just ordered a plustek 7600i SE from B&H for like $350. It's small, and has a "real" output of around 3600 (when using theh 7200 setting). I should be getting it tomorrow. Seems to fit your bill...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,034
Posted By Gregoryniss
just finished developing a roll :) So magical...

just finished developing a roll :) So magical taking film off the reel and seeing beautifully contrasted rectangles haha
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-12-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By Gregoryniss
Something is on my negatives... help?

On the last couple of rolls, i've been getting a ton of tiny white dots all over my negatives. I'm not really sure what it is and i'd like to figure it out because it's ruining a lot of my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2010
Replies: 147
Views: 14,303
Posted By Gregoryniss
Only have my M3 loaded with acros right now......

Only have my M3 loaded with acros right now... wish i had a second M body to put different film in haha
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,402
Posted By Gregoryniss
Simon... that photo is AMAZING. Thanks guys! I'm...

Simon... that photo is AMAZING. Thanks guys! I'm 50/50 on if i'm upset about ruining what i thought was 48 individual pictures that I spent time creating, and excited about how some of the double...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,402
Posted By Gregoryniss
Accidently exposed an entire roll of film twice... Results.

So Accidently lost an exposed roll of film with the rest of my unexposed film... don't ask how it happened lol. Ended up I shot an entire roll of film twice through, so everything was perfectly lined...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,846
Posted By Gregoryniss
i have a canonet 28 i'd gladly give away, i'm...

i have a canonet 28 i'd gladly give away, i'm pretty sure its in good working condition, but no promises. PM me if interested.

Great thread by the way!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By Gregoryniss
from an engineering stand point, it could be...

from an engineering stand point, it could be really cool to watch your favorite camera "work". Im no engineer, but I could see how someone would enjoy this...

that being said, it's quite odd lol
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-08-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 3,224
Posted By Gregoryniss
Wow! Amazing pictures of an extremely beautiful...

Wow! Amazing pictures of an extremely beautiful place. Good set of photos
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 4,852
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4026/4677462409_b42...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4026/4677462409_b427fb1bbc_b.jpg
Jacques the donkey
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Gregoryniss
I wouldn't rely on other people to tell you how...

I wouldn't rely on other people to tell you how much your gear (or your friends) is worth. Check ebay listings, current RFF listings for similar items, and craigslist of major cities. That should...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-07-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Gregoryniss
great set of pictures!

great set of pictures!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 3,781
Posted By Gregoryniss
my 1954 summicron collapsible! Love the...

my 1954 summicron collapsible! Love the rendition, the bokeh, perfect sharpness for my style, and the size! Also i enjoy the way it looks cosmetically.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-06-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By Gregoryniss
I really enjoy the colors of this film... haha...

I really enjoy the colors of this film... haha what was it?

Great shots by the way, especially the wine and landscape of the houses/road.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2010
Replies: 341
Views: 145,480
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4023/4673204708_147...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4023/4673204708_1479429556.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4015/4673934892_7270bdcdbf.jpg

E55 Pre-ASPH version. This thread made me decide to shoot an entire roll...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-05-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By Gregoryniss
you could notify stores and police departments if...

you could notify stores and police departments if a camera was found to look under a black light to see if there was the number you described on it. I was guessing this would be a way to "mark" your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-05-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By Gregoryniss
Using a blacklight (UV) pen to mark your gear?

What do you think? Think this could work on a Leica as a form of identification? Where could you write on the camera where the ink wouldn't smear?

Has anyone tried/thought of this before?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-05-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By Gregoryniss
great set of photos. I really enjoyed them! You...

great set of photos. I really enjoyed them! You have a nice style
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-03-2010
Replies: 432
Views: 95,895
Posted By Gregoryniss
I've only ever tried the collapsible, but I love...

I've only ever tried the collapsible, but I love it so much! Love it's "signature" that gives things a very unique look.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3400/4643500664_9902636b03_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-30-2010
Replies: 222
Views: 23,556
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3344/4634448563_af8...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3344/4634448563_af8ebb23a6_b.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 05-30-2010
Replies: 207
Views: 28,436
Posted By Gregoryniss
I always shoot with a yellow K2 filter when using...

I always shoot with a yellow K2 filter when using black and white because I like the tonality combined with neopan
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Gregoryniss
She's A Ghost!

She's A Ghost!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 4,697
Posted By Gregoryniss
wanna sell it for $15? :p

wanna sell it for $15? :p
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-26-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,428
Posted By Gregoryniss
i'd wait. It's quite the investment so it might...

i'd wait. It's quite the investment so it might as well be exactly what you want. and if you got grey, you'd still always be wanting a black one...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-24-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By Gregoryniss
you can use a wein cell. That's what i've been...

you can use a wein cell. That's what i've been using and it's been working fine for my GIII ql17. don't see why it'd operate differently on a 28
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 7,989
Posted By Gregoryniss
someone asked me today if my M3 was a lomo...

someone asked me today if my M3 was a lomo camera... GRRR!!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-23-2010
Replies: 92
Views: 6,679
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4067/4517502538_55e...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4067/4517502538_55edd00bc7_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-23-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By Gregoryniss
LegacyPro 100 is fuji acros rebranded. or that is...

LegacyPro 100 is fuji acros rebranded. or that is the common belief. The post above was talking only about legacypro 400 i think
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-23-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By Gregoryniss
I would say it scans well. Is it true that the...

I would say it scans well. Is it true that the legacypro line is going to be discontinued?

I'd hate that to be true because they're my favorite film
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-22-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,382
Posted By Gregoryniss
Sounds like im going to be going to california...

Sounds like im going to be going to california soon... This sounds amazing!!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-22-2010
Replies: 2,497
Views: 414,180
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4071/4626206336_149...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4071/4626206336_149a33d04d_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-19-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By Gregoryniss
sometimes a cable release can be helpful in...

sometimes a cable release can be helpful in really long exposures (like 30 minutes).

Enjoy your M8!! I'm very jealous...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-19-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,117
Posted By Gregoryniss
I would say that's a great price. I'm comparing...

I would say that's a great price. I'm comparing to prices on US ebay, which seem to be in the mid to high $2000's.

If i'm wrong, someone please correct me. I just thought i'd try to help since no...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-19-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,646
Posted By Gregoryniss
good set, however i'd have to say that I don't...

good set, however i'd have to say that I don't really like the "noise/grain". It just looks blotchy and like it doesn't belong. That's my my opinion though!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-16-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 7,031
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2739/4381853650_817...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2739/4381853650_8178f3fae1.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2673/4381102043_c02c3d627f.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-13-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 6,655
Posted By Gregoryniss
ahh man. I'm so sorry. I don't know what i would...

ahh man. I'm so sorry. I don't know what i would do if I were to lose my M3 somehow... that thing is like my life.

At least you'll be able to relieve some GAS?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-13-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,247
Posted By Gregoryniss
thanks for the link!

thanks for the link!
Forum: Photo Software 05-12-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,079
Posted By Gregoryniss
I might have a copy of PSE7 for windows that came...

I might have a copy of PSE7 for windows that came with my scanner laying around my house somewhere... i'll be back home from college by monday and I could check it out. I'd be happy to give it to you...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-08-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gregoryniss
Sprocket holes are fine, however I've lately been...

Sprocket holes are fine, however I've lately been hearing when it isn't advancing properly and it's happening around frame 25-28 now. Sometimes when i'm in the moment I don't realize what frame i'm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gregoryniss
thank you for the feedback guys. It's much...

thank you for the feedback guys. It's much appreciate it! I'll check for lubricant, and then possibly find some very fine sand paper.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gregoryniss
M3 Film advance problem

On my M3, whenever I get around frame 26-33, when I cock the shutter to advance to the next frame, the film doesn't actually advance all the way, but rather half way causing my pictures to overlap...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-06-2010
Replies: 341
Views: 145,480
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4029/4525129028_8f4...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4029/4525129028_8f44569896.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2678/4532463744_6dbcdd482c.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4030/4532461962_56180ca603.jpg

90mm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2010
Replies: 350
Views: 31,136
Posted By Gregoryniss
M6 + 35mm summilux + 50mm summilux V2 +fuji...

M6 + 35mm summilux + 50mm summilux V2

+fuji acros with any money left over

me = happy :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2505/4196918664_510...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2505/4196918664_5109caebe1.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-04-2010
Replies: 112
Views: 17,054
Posted By Gregoryniss
On my M3: Meter MC (or sekonic l-208 around the...

On my M3:

Meter MC (or sekonic l-208 around the neck)
Tom A Soft release
Mr. Zhou half case
neck strap
yellow filter on all lenses
Forum: RFF News 05-03-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 6,660
Posted By Gregoryniss
congratulations!! Very much deserved. Not only...

congratulations!! Very much deserved.

Not only is he a genius, but he's a great, respectful, and considerate person to do business with!
Forum: RFF Polls 05-01-2010
Replies: 83
Views: 10,704
Posted By Gregoryniss
right eye, just seems weird to use my left eye...

right eye, just seems weird to use my left eye because the camera is all in my face. if use my right eye with my leica, the camera is out of my face and feels more comfortable.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-29-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 8,452
Posted By Gregoryniss
I'm actually in the process of deciding if I want...

I'm actually in the process of deciding if I want to sell my nokton and buy a summilux v2. The nokton is just so large, and i don't use the f1.1 too often, however when it's needed it's very nice....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-25-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By Gregoryniss
not to make a complete idiot out of myself... but...

not to make a complete idiot out of myself... but what is a BFA?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-25-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,203
Posted By Gregoryniss
I talked to Youxin about replacing lugs and he...

I talked to Youxin about replacing lugs and he said that he would recommend DAG and that it would cost around $120 and about a months time.

Since my M3 is my only M mount body, i can't really afford...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,203
Posted By Gregoryniss
do you know how much on average it would cost to...

do you know how much on average it would cost to do so?

I also just found the Gordy's tripod mount wrist strap, which I think i'm going to purchase, but it would still be nice to find a solution for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-24-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,203
Posted By Gregoryniss
Solution for Leica M3 strap problem

I sent my Leica M3 to Youxin for a CLA and he said that the strap lugs on my camera are about to fail, so I no longer want to use a strap that requires using the lugs. Does anyone have a solution for...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-24-2010
Replies: 2,193
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 202,960
Posted By Gregoryniss
bought 90mm summicron f2 from kenspix. arrived...

bought 90mm summicron f2 from kenspix.

arrived quickly and was in amazing condition as described. Also gave me a great price. Highly recommended!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-22-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 3,828
Posted By Gregoryniss
neopan 400 pushed to 1600 in DD-X for 15 minutes...

neopan 400 pushed to 1600 in DD-X for 15 minutes should give you some great contrasty negs. I develop at 13min, but that's because i like my negs a little flatter.

EDIT: this is the only film i've...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-22-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 4,175
Posted By Gregoryniss
I always have a camera on me unless i'm doing any...

I always have a camera on me unless i'm doing any of the following:
A)showering
B)sleeping
C)Exercising.

Other than that, I always have a camera on me and try to take at least a couple of exposures...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 8,068
Posted By Gregoryniss
there are some amazing photographs in this thread!

there are some amazing photographs in this thread!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-20-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 3,406
Posted By Gregoryniss
No matter what you decide, you should at least...

No matter what you decide, you should at least use it a couple of times in honor of the person who gave it to you.
Forum: RFF News 04-19-2010
Replies: 85
Views: 7,977
Posted By Gregoryniss
congrats! A deserving bunch :)

congrats! A deserving bunch :)
Forum: RFF Polls 04-06-2010
Replies: 271
Views: 33,949
Posted By Gregoryniss
19 right now and loving film photography with my...

19 right now and loving film photography with my m3! I hope i will never see the day that film is discontinued.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-02-2010
Replies: 150
Views: 17,763
Posted By Gregoryniss
neopan acros and neopan 400, and neopan 400 @ 1600

neopan acros and neopan 400, and neopan 400 @ 1600
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 5,655
Posted By Gregoryniss
amazing self portrait!

amazing self portrait!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,709
Posted By Gregoryniss
Doug: Wow! That's an amazing story... I really...

Doug: Wow! That's an amazing story... I really hope to still have my M3 when I'm older. For that matter, I hope i'm still into photography! Truly an inspiring story
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 2,974
Posted By Gregoryniss
I hope this also includes the production rodinal!

I hope this also includes the production rodinal!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-31-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,709
Posted By Gregoryniss
Thanks a ton guys, I really, really appreciate...

Thanks a ton guys, I really, really appreciate your words. The first 2 sets of pictures are from my first roll, the third group of pictures is from the next couple of rolls i believe. If you want to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-29-2010
Replies: 341
Views: 145,480
Posted By Gregoryniss
I really want an E55 90mm f/2 now... Love how...

I really want an E55 90mm f/2 now... Love how sharp it is and it's bokeh... saving up now!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-24-2010
Replies: 936
Views: 192,927
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4035/4418360039_6b8...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4035/4418360039_6b82817ba6_b.jpg
Leica M3
Nokton 50mm f1.1 @ f/2
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-24-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By Gregoryniss
there are some chinese made ones on Ebay for...

there are some chinese made ones on Ebay for around $100. Here's a link:

http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=p3907.m38.l1313&_nkw=leica+magnifier&_sacat=See-All-Categories
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-22-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By Gregoryniss
you could check out a leica d-lux 4 or something...

you could check out a leica d-lux 4 or something closely related
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-16-2010
Replies: 82
Views: 19,961
Posted By Gregoryniss
f1.1 http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4058/436916294...

f1.1
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4058/4369162941_fe21906298.jpg

f4
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2693/4376896763_3c713c09af.jpg

f4
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4376899231_db55e360e0.jpg

...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-11-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Gregoryniss
aw bummer! thanks for the clarification.

aw bummer! thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By Gregoryniss
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-10-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 2,816
Posted By Gregoryniss
i paid $600 for a "Very Good" rated M3 from...

i paid $600 for a "Very Good" rated M3 from Adorama. Besides a little bit of vulcanite falling off, it's in really good condition, however i don't know when the last time it was CLA'd, but everything...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-10-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 6,245
Posted By Gregoryniss
My Lens that i got about 3 weeks ago seems to be...

My Lens that i got about 3 weeks ago seems to be free of focus shift, or it's so minimal that it isn't affecting my shooting. However, I usually stay under f4-5.6 so i'm not sure if it's a problem at...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-08-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 2,715
Posted By Gregoryniss
thanks a ton for the pick philly!

thanks a ton for the pick philly!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-05-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,036
Posted By Gregoryniss
neopan 400 @ 1600 in DD-X has given me great...

neopan 400 @ 1600 in DD-X has given me great results. not too contrasty, but still enough contrast (for me, that is)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 10,018
Posted By Gregoryniss
The reason i made this thread was to see how...

The reason i made this thread was to see how people would choose to portray people who smoke, not to glamorize or make it look "cool". I've been taking a social scientific class that examines things...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-04-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 10,018
Posted By Gregoryniss
W/NW smoking

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2796/4407677605_c962426b5e.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-02-2010
Replies: 603
Views: 160,800
Posted By Gregoryniss
Very true!

Very true!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-02-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 5,127
Posted By Gregoryniss
I use an Epson 4490 Perfection flatbed and scan...

I use an Epson 4490 Perfection flatbed and scan at 4800dpi for 16bit black and white and save as Jpeg. Seems to be working well for me so far on my small budget. Don't think I could justify getting a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-02-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By Gregoryniss
oh gotcha... i agree!

oh gotcha... i agree!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-02-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By Gregoryniss
what do you mean?

what do you mean?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-02-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By Gregoryniss
oh my bad about repetitive thread... thanks guys!

oh my bad about repetitive thread...

thanks guys!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-02-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By Gregoryniss
Made it to Leica shots featured photographers!

Just gotta say that I'm really excited about making it to the featured photographers page on Leicashots (dot) com.

This is like the best feeling in the world for me because i only just started...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-01-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 3,187
Posted By Gregoryniss
thanks keith! First time anyone has highlighted...

thanks keith! First time anyone has highlighted any of my pictures
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-01-2010
Replies: 203
Views: 13,661
Posted By Gregoryniss
I've only had great results with a Zorki 4 ($40...

I've only had great results with a Zorki 4 ($40 for the body and an Industar 61 L/D) and a Jupiter 3 lens. Bought off of Ebay from a seller in Ukraine. All shutter speeds are acurate and has never...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,433
Posted By Gregoryniss
right on! I was thinking about buying one of...

right on! I was thinking about buying one of these. How long did it take for shipping?
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-28-2010
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,327,959
Posted By Gregoryniss
Nokton 50mm both @ f1.1 i...

Nokton 50mm both @ f1.1 i believe.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2721/4374781271_9aa0af203f.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2739/4381853650_8178f3fae1.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-27-2010
Replies: 4,725
Views: 1,121,163
Posted By Gregoryniss
Leica M3, Nokton 50mm f1.1 on Neopan (acros or...

Leica M3, Nokton 50mm f1.1 on Neopan (acros or 400) Rodinal...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2010
Replies: 603
Views: 160,800
Posted By Gregoryniss
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4047/4381095933_e49...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4047/4381095933_e49e43c55d.jpg
M3, Meter MC, Nokton 50mm f1.1
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By Gregoryniss
i have the newton rings because my negatives...

i have the newton rings because my negatives aren't flat yet. I just wanted to scan the one slide to see what was going on.


Thank you for the feedback though!
Greg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By Gregoryniss
ah why didn't I think of that... I'll have to...

ah why didn't I think of that... I'll have to wait until I finish the roll currently in it. Thanks for the advice!

Greg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By Gregoryniss
Problem with my M3? Large Photo Warning

I realized on almost all of my negatives, that i have this mark on the side of the negative. On my last roll, it was on every single shot.

Does anyone know what this could be...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-25-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 6,907
Posted By Gregoryniss
Cv 50 1.1

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By Gregoryniss
congratulations! It's a great photograph with a...

congratulations! It's a great photograph with a nostalgic, yet nice story.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-23-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Gregoryniss
I got my SS M3 (1960) for $600 from Adorama and...

I got my SS M3 (1960) for $600 from Adorama and it sounds like it was in similar cosmetic condition except some of the vulcanite on mine is falling off.. If it is functional and works well, then i'd...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-23-2010
Replies: 7,882
Views: 3,051,864
Posted By Gregoryniss
The only picture I have of my M3 so...

The only picture I have of my M3 so far!

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4047/4381095933_e49e43c55d.jpg
The classic mirror self-portrait
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-22-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,709
Posted By Gregoryniss
scan the negatives using the given negative...

scan the negatives using the given negative holders. I got the scanner for like $100 refurbished from the epson website.

I usually don't shoot color filim, but there are some color shots in my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-22-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,709
Posted By Gregoryniss
For scanning: I have an epson 4490 and i use...

For scanning:

I have an epson 4490 and i use the stock software on my apple macbook. I set my settings to greyscale (16bit) and then scan at 4800 dpi, save as JPEG.

I'm not sure if this is a good...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-21-2010
Replies: 152
Views: 39,201
Posted By Gregoryniss
some pictures from my nokton 50mm 1.1 Love this...

some pictures from my nokton 50mm 1.1 Love this...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-21-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 5,892
Posted By Gregoryniss
Lately it's been about 75% film, but prior to...

Lately it's been about 75% film, but prior to this year, it's been about 25% film, so i went with 50/50. I think it's going to continue to be about 75% film from here on :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-21-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,709
Posted By Gregoryniss
thanks for the comments and stories! And no...

thanks for the comments and stories! And no worries frank, i had been getting criticized a lot all day so i was kind of just in a bad mood when i wrote that.

Here are some more...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,709
Posted By Gregoryniss
drewbarb: thank you for the advice and yeah I can...

drewbarb: thank you for the advice and yeah I can definitely see where you are coming from. Luckily for me, I don't think i'll ever be able to afford a Leica m7 or any of those amazing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-19-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,709
Posted By Gregoryniss
thanks for the comments everyone. I used a...

thanks for the comments everyone. I used a sekonic L-208, but at the moment trying to get better at sunny 16 so i can go without it :) I will probably get it CLA'd later, however i don't think i can...
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