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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Days Ago
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Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you. it took me a while too. There are...

Thank you. it took me a while too. There are lots of unengraved ones.... if you're patient enough... you'll find one...... or get hold of Bellamy Hunt (japancamerahunter)....bet he can find one...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Deardorff38
They're out there. The (newish) ones with script...

They're out there. The (newish) ones with script were made for the Leica Historical Society... I eventually found mine off Ebay japan. & I know this doesn't specifically answer your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 1,433
Posted By Deardorff38
Well said Larry

Well said Larry
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 5 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 2,435
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks K, I never take the time to look at the...

Thanks K, I never take the time to look at the post date. My bad.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 5 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 2,435
Posted By Deardorff38
WJJ3 February 2018

WJJ3 February 2018
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 5 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 2,435
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49381739877_a6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49381739877_a62e05efbb_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ieGjQe)IMG_5508 (https://flic.kr/p/2ieGjQe) by , on Flickr
Backcountry skiing in Hakuba, Japan
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 5 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 2,435
Posted By Deardorff38
"I have absolutely no experience skiing but I do...

"I have absolutely no experience skiing but I do want to take a camera" Preston, an admirable thought, but are you trying to both ski & photograph or.... merely photograph skiiers? If the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By Deardorff38
"However I dont have a paper guillotine to use in...

"However I dont have a paper guillotine to use in the darkroom in order to use the cut pieces as test strip. That is a good idea also."

Under a safelight you can easily pre-trim your paper with a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
Replies: 190
Views: 4,027
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice! Mmmore New Mexico

Very nice! Mmmore New Mexico
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 5 Days Ago
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Posted By Deardorff38
M4, Summaron 35 2.8 / Tri-X. Ilford Warmtone FB...

M4, Summaron 35 2.8 / Tri-X. Ilford Warmtone FB in LPD.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49375825357_1e7a1e1f85_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ieb1DK)IMG_0243 (https://flic.kr/p/2ieb1DK) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 6 Days Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,377
Posted By Deardorff38
The M2 was always my favourite (esp the black...

The M2 was always my favourite (esp the black paint one i sold :bang:) ....i never zeroed the counter either....but i rewound the film when it wouldn't advance any more......
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 269
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Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
October/Nov 2016.. Dwain C closed the Wimberly...

October/Nov 2016.. Dwain C closed the Wimberly store & sold the business... I believe it is now an online sales model. I was at all of Dwain’s locations... the stone house in Wimberly , the Austin...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
My buddy Marc at Hill Country Guitars in Wimberly...

My buddy Marc at Hill Country Guitars in Wimberly on their last operating day. M4, Tri-X, Summaron 2.8. Print on Ilford Warmtone FB

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49375825357_1e7a1e1f85_b.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 705
Posted By Deardorff38
They're both modern lenses & you can tweak any...

They're both modern lenses & you can tweak any contrast variances w film/developer choices and style of printing. My bias is to choose the Nikon, not because i favour SLRs but because of the tedious...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, If you look at the all the photos... the...

Raid, If you look at the all the photos... the prototype lens lettering is a different colour. On the production lens.... the word China is in red...the other letters in white. Around the base of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Kevin, I'll be using the 12504 for ...

Thank you Kevin, I'll be using the 12504 for unobstructed viewfinder coverage....but the SBLOO replica in black is high on my wish list. Thanks for your work on this project
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
"I already traded them for some magic beans." ...

"I already traded them for some magic beans." ....single origin, fair trade organic i hope?
....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
"I already have boring black and chrome Leica...

"I already have boring black and chrome Leica lenses." Huss

.....i'll pay the shipping...:cool:

adopt Leica
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7,481
Views: 3,848,384
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49351997608_99...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49351997608_99bf50f73c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ic4Tuu)IMG_0231 (https://flic.kr/p/2ic4Tuu) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful All 3 the chrome looks particularly...

Beautiful All 3 the chrome looks particularly authentic
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
...maybe, but i'm not going to judge off a...

...maybe, but i'm not going to judge off a monitor. Looking forward to having it in hand and shooting film & printing before i judge. Results thus far look very promising.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
fuse01, orders for the first batch closed 3weeks...

fuse01, orders for the first batch closed 3weeks ago. Orders for RFF members in N America have not yet been filled. Best idea would be to keep watching this thread for updates.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 190
Views: 4,027
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful light

Beautiful light
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,347
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks B, That's been my experience. I process...

Thanks B, That's been my experience. I process mostly in Pyrocat HD & have found it easier to switch films. & have had great results ( in many formats)with FP4+.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,347
Posted By Deardorff38
"Pan F+ in a MQ developer to tame the...

"Pan F+ in a MQ developer to tame the contrast."
B, what does the resulting tonal scale look like? Thanks in advance
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9,174
Views: 908,155
Posted By Deardorff38
I remember when that lens came out...... for a...

I remember when that lens came out...... for a user of 35mm f2 / 105 2.5 ....it sat perfectly in unusable range.... but it was small. Performance nowhere near the primes of the day. IMO
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 190
Views: 4,027
Posted By Deardorff38
an uncommon view of Lake Louise at sunrise (Leica...

an uncommon view of Lake Louise at sunrise
(Leica iii black paint '35, elmar 35mm 3.5)
https://live.staticflickr.com/1873/42696832140_611391f8a3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/283YqEh)unnamed-24...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9,174
Views: 908,155
Posted By Deardorff38
"Black Paint Leica" book by Douglas So

"Black Paint Leica" book by Douglas So
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By Deardorff38
Looks just like the caps for the rubber Leica CL ...

Looks just like the caps for the rubber Leica CL 40/90 lenshoods
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 220
Views: 6,609
Posted By Deardorff38
..... many of those

..... many of those
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,347
Posted By Deardorff38
Lawrence, Arizona has lots of strong light & i've...

Lawrence, Arizona has lots of strong light & i've had my best results with FP4+ (35mm-5x7") in Pyrocat HD. I've had finicky results with PanF and have been happier to trade longer tonal scale for a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 3,751
Posted By Deardorff38
Lynnb, Thank you for starting this thread, for...

Lynnb, Thank you for starting this thread, for your comments, and for sharing the story of your situation. It's a beautiful photograph of your wife in a happy moment. May 2020 bring you many more of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 4,639
Posted By Deardorff38
Face it KF, you’re about to join the ranks of the...

Face it KF, you’re about to join the ranks of the ‘elitists’ you like to rail against .....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 4,639
Posted By Deardorff38
.... you load your own film & use outdated...

.... you load your own film & use outdated paper......& you’re considering an M10
.....w Canadian $. Happy 2020:)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes! Can't wait to use it

Yes! Can't wait to use it
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 4,639
Posted By Deardorff38
Stick with the analog Ko.Fe ;-)

Stick with the analog Ko.Fe ;-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 3,751
Posted By Deardorff38
My favourite of 2019. My good friend Ward & his...

My favourite of 2019. My good friend Ward & his sidekick Carma outside his home in Taos. Rolleiflex, FP4. print on Foma variant iii.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48207633562_e4dc8bb53f_b.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,367
Posted By Deardorff38
Sorry you had the reticulation problems Charles. ...

Sorry you had the reticulation problems Charles. (It's not really the film's fault though). Solinar has the answer. Separate a container with H20 at the desired temperature. Once you have a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
I don't shoot digital but I'm sure it will look...

I don't shoot digital but I'm sure it will look great on my film Leicas. Congratulations on the project
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
........perfect match for older M2/3/4 black...

........perfect match for older M2/3/4 black paint: :o ......rather than the shiny MP, MP-6 models
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,377
Posted By Deardorff38
Phil... Don had my M4 in for an overhaul & to...

Phil... Don had my M4 in for an overhaul & to adapt the Leicavit.... that's what he told me. would have loved to revert to the M-2 (35/50/90) style view.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,377
Posted By Deardorff38
According to DAG.... the 135 can't be removed....

According to DAG.... the 135 can't be removed....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,377
Posted By Deardorff38
KTM, I've used Leica M for decades and never...

KTM, I've used Leica M for decades and never personally bonded with the M3. My eye favours the 35mm lens. At the same time, i feel the advantage of the M2/M4 when using the 50mm lens is the context...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 390
Views: 36,889
Posted By Deardorff38
Fine image.....there's nothing you could remove.

Fine image.....there's nothing you could remove.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 179
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Posted By Deardorff38
Great photos Vince, i particularly like this one....

Great photos Vince, i particularly like this one. That great New Mexico light.
Forum: Optics Theory - 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,248
Posted By Deardorff38
Superwide everytime....bigger negative better...

Superwide everytime....bigger negative better print tonality
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
Kevin, It looks stunning! I'm looking forward...

Kevin, It looks stunning! I'm looking forward to using it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 305
Views: 41,395
Posted By Deardorff38
What a wonderful image Erik!!

What a wonderful image Erik!!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 305
Views: 41,395
Posted By Deardorff38
.....the 35 f2..... was magic

.....the 35 f2..... was magic
Forum: Travel 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 2,112
Posted By Deardorff38
Ozmoose. Just do it. Sounds like a grand idea....

Ozmoose. Just do it. Sounds like a grand idea. The 2 G2 kit sounds right up to the task.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9,174
Views: 908,155
Posted By Deardorff38
pre-order for the Summicron 35mm V1 replica.......

pre-order for the Summicron 35mm V1 replica.... black paint
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,614
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe. "I have no idea who would use these Viso...

Ko.Fe. "I have no idea who would use these Viso things today"
Vince Lupo, (RFF regular) for example.. https://images.app.goo.gl/AkJvwxk7tJwV9Mug7
The 65 Elmar is a killer lens.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Deardorff38
I've been buying enlarging paper from B&H for...

I've been buying enlarging paper from B&H for many years. Lately they have less in stock & more items tagged "special order. Expected availability 2-4 weeks." I ordered some 16x20 Foma Variant lll...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By Deardorff38
The Biogon is currently on sale at BH for under...

The Biogon is currently on sale at BH for under $800.Quite a deal for a high quality lens
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
Anyone else dreaming of a set-up like this...

Anyone else dreaming of a set-up like this original one? https://www.instagram.com/p/B6FxzXUFHUF/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,481
Views: 3,848,384
Posted By Deardorff38
It's not mine....but certainly one of the finest...

It's not mine....but certainly one of the finest 35mm film set-ups: https://www.instagram.com/p/B6FxzXUFHUF/
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 768
Posted By Deardorff38
Okay, you got me:...

Okay, you got me: https://www.instagram.com/p/B6FxzXUFHUF/
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
Email sent order: black paint over brass single...

Email sent order: black paint over brass single coated
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 175
Views: 6,124
Posted By Deardorff38
Given the proviso that i don't collect...

Given the proviso that i don't collect cameras.... if i were to stop using Leica M as my 35mm of choice and replace it with an SLR, i'd buy an F2 Titan and a few lenses; a micro nikkor 55, a 35 1.4...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 6,124
Posted By Deardorff38
My favourite is a black F with a...

My favourite is a black F with a pentaprism....just because i used them for so long they're ultra familiar to my hands. Yes the F2 is more refined, the F3 even more racy. I never got over the bulk of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-07-2019
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
a good question Raid, but why would the seller...

a good question Raid, but why would the seller take a hit for USA foreign trade policy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-01-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By Deardorff38
I've been using Leica Ms since I was a kid in the...

I've been using Leica Ms since I was a kid in the late '60s. Mostly M2 & M4 with a few M6 thrown into the mix. Never had one break. My latest black paint '67 M4 is the only one I ever had serviced.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2019
Replies: 322
Views: 42,379
Posted By Deardorff38
Doug, It must be the adapter as you say. The...

Doug, It must be the adapter as you say. The lens focuses perfectly on the Spotmatic...bu won't focus to infinity on the MX.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-27-2019
Replies: 322
Views: 42,379
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49135667741_73...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49135667741_733bd6d83d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hRX9ac)IMG_0050 (https://flic.kr/p/2hRX9ac) by , on Flickr

Just scooped this black MX w/ a 40mm and 28mm f3.5 for...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-27-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,378
Posted By Deardorff38
Don G is the man & he does have parts. & the CL...

Don G is the man & he does have parts. & the CL is in Don's opinion, much more reliable than people give it credit for. (Back in the day when they were new I used several, extensively for...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-24-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,627
Posted By Deardorff38
Helen, Another voice for Harry Benz. His...

Helen, Another voice for Harry Benz. His waterbuffalo straps don't slip off the shoulder and they can be as discrete or as loud as you choose. Compared to similar straps, Harry uses very fine...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-15-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By Deardorff38
I've ordered items from Japan and had them show...

I've ordered items from Japan and had them show up at my door in Canmore Alberta in 4 days!....no extra charges. On average it is always quicker than shipments from eastern Canada and certainly from...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-10-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,427
Posted By Deardorff38
Pan, Pentax ME is about the cheapest. There's a...

Pan, Pentax ME is about the cheapest. There's a nice black one for sale on ebay for $58 USD.... circa 52 euro. You wont find an MX for that... & free international...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-08-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By Deardorff38
Santa Fe, with dinner at Geronimo.... & lunch...

Santa Fe, with dinner at Geronimo.... & lunch green chile cheeseburgers at the Cowgirl BBQ.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-07-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By Deardorff38
back alley.... New Mexico is the best idea.........

back alley.... New Mexico is the best idea...... new images beat a new camera anyday....well most days.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-06-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,846
Posted By Deardorff38
Like Erik, I photograph with film because I...

Like Erik, I photograph with film because I print. Without the darkroom, i'd feel like a musician without an instrument....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By Deardorff38
My default is a Rolleiflex. It's compact, light...

My default is a Rolleiflex. It's compact, light & i prefer the tonality from 6x6 negatives over 35mm. In some ways a Plaubel Makina would be ideal.....but for all its positive attributes, it's not...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-05-2019
Replies: 1,097
Views: 239,552
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48795579446_e0...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48795579446_e042a27ef2_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hkU6KU)IMG_9822 (https://flic.kr/p/2hkU6KU) by Greg Yavorsky (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-05-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,457
Posted By Deardorff38
I miss paper, more than film & in my opinion it...

I miss paper, more than film & in my opinion it has a great effect on my final prints. Tri-X & FP4+ keep me going..... but i'd sure like to have Boespflug & Guillemot "Brilliant" and Forte Fortezo &...
Forum: Travel 11-05-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4,387
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018590498_76...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018590498_76ac0b53e4_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hFB6b3)unnamed (https://flic.kr/p/2hFB6b3) by Greg Yavorsky (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Travel 11-05-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4,387
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/4771/39669416595_367...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4771/39669416595_367185ea7d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23rs8ux)9C29D72B-42FA-471A-9396-C47303E9558F (https://flic.kr/p/23rs8ux) by Greg Yavorsky...
Forum: Travel 11-05-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4,387
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_04...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_04d38c4156_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ)IMG_9166 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ) by Greg Yavorsky (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Travel 11-05-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4,387
Posted By Deardorff38
Great image. Those New Mexico clouds have made so...

Great image. Those New Mexico clouds have made so many photos.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2019
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
Nice looking AJ Guth

Nice looking AJ Guth
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2019
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
Wintergrass

Guitar Workshop at Wintergrass, Seattle w/ John Reischman, Eli West & Scott Nygaard...& a pile of fine vintage guitars

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49002464091_98060627fb_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2019
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
Waterloo by Collings NAMM show guitar with...

Waterloo by Collings NAMM show guitar with southwest graphics. A very light & responsive guitar. photographed in Taos NM

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49002614132_a0413b8ff0_k.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2019
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
guitars

2017 Pre*War guitars company 000-18 lefty
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49002596072_4f4ea638ba_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hEc7A5)unnamed (https://flic.kr/p/2hEc7A5) by , on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-27-2019
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
Guth, Thanks for asking but I don’t have any...

Guth, Thanks for asking but I don’t have any videos of them. They do sound terrific though. I have a real soft spot for ‘30s Martins.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-26-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,378
Posted By Deardorff38
GZ, You'll be fine with one lens...whichever...

GZ, You'll be fine with one lens...whichever suits the way you see (50 or 35mm). BTW Summicrons are absolutely superb lenses and both smaller and lighter than the 1.4 Summiluxes. I've photographed...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
rhl-oregon, davidnewtonguitars & Guth, since we...

rhl-oregon, davidnewtonguitars & Guth, since we mentioned Bill Collings, here's a photo of a Collings D1avvarnish (Dreadnaught, mahogany back & sides, Adirondack (red spruce) top, vintage '30s...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes it does!

Yes it does!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
At the request of RHL (Oregon).... more guitars. ...

At the request of RHL (Oregon).... more guitars. My 1936 Martin D18: 1 of 268 from that year.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48959384151_f6ee6c0384_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hAnDbX)IMG_8693...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,141
Posted By Deardorff38
Good idea RHL heading there right now!

Good idea RHL heading there right now!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2019
Replies: 7,481
Views: 3,848,384
Posted By Deardorff38
+++ Really finely made custom leather.

+++ Really finely made custom leather.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 16,187
Posted By Deardorff38
Even more amusing is the fact that looking at...

Even more amusing is the fact that looking at Ebay today, there are deluxe point & shoots (Contax T3 etc) that list for more than a used Leica M6...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-13-2019
Replies: 269
Views: 28,511
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48894389426_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48894389426_88f2d77168_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2huCwwf)IMG_9803 (https://flic.kr/p/2huCwwf) by , on Flickr
1938 Martin 000-18
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,235
Posted By Deardorff38
there is no problem w rangefinder cameras!

there is no problem w rangefinder cameras!
Forum: Travel 10-11-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4,387
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48883017261_21...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48883017261_2180860323.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2htCeYr)IMG_8664 (https://flic.kr/p/2htCeYr) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-09-2019
Replies: 1,425
Views: 478,342
Posted By Deardorff38
...the famous Sean Flynn M2 .....

...the famous Sean Flynn M2 .....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By Deardorff38
not exactly within the OP's stated budget of...

not exactly within the OP's stated budget of $200. Here's the cheapest one on Ebay..... for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-08-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Deardorff38
George I used a '35 iii black, 21/28/35/50...

George I used a '35 iii black, 21/28/35/50 external finders. The finders are clear with nice edges...make composing a dream.

the Voigtlander 35 finders are very nice & smaller than the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-08-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,338
Posted By Deardorff38
Huss, Man that's sweet & you're right...tiny &...

Huss, Man that's sweet & you're right...tiny & killer lenses ....& reliable. almost gives me camera acquisition syndrome...
Forum: Travel 10-08-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4,387
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224957796_7b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224957796_7b53473ce6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gttvPA)IMG_9157 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/2gttvPA) by , on Flickr
Forum: Travel 10-08-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4,387
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48868247667_62...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48868247667_62ba522290_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hsjxug)IMG_0821 (https://flic.kr/p/2hsjxug) by , on Flickr

....just around the corner
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-08-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 3,959
Posted By Deardorff38
Taos, New...

Taos, New Mexico
https://live.staticflickr.com/1934/31700861628_f47efc9c12.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QiicHN)IMG_7143 (https://flic.kr/p/QiicHN) by , on Flickr
Forum: Travel 10-07-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4,387
Posted By Deardorff38
New Mexico does have the magic light. One of my...

New Mexico does have the magic light. One of my favourite places to visit:
https://live.staticflickr.com/815/41176154062_8ec565efb1.jpg...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-07-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 12,632
Posted By Deardorff38
are those the guys wearing camouflage w/ cargo...

are those the guys wearing camouflage w/ cargo pockets? ;)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-07-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 12,632
Posted By Deardorff38
..... what the OP said

..... what the OP said
Forum: RFF Polls 10-07-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 76,310
Posted By Deardorff38
Black paint '67 M4, replaced the '35 iii black...

Black paint '67 M4,
replaced the '35 iii black with Leica CL (50th anniversary) w/ working meter.....

& a $1k Leica Digilux 4.3 paperweight :-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,079
Posted By Deardorff38
" Rinse it again in one hour in cold...

" Rinse it again in one hour in cold water."
Proper technique requires having the pre-soak, developer, stop bath, fixer & rinse water at the same temperature. Classically 68F or 20C. As mentioned...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-05-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 76,310
Posted By Deardorff38
well that thread was dormant for a long while!

well that thread was dormant for a long while!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,056
Views: 204,150
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice Montag.

Very nice Montag.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,056
Views: 204,150
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice print Jim. Quite an accomplishment to...

Very nice print Jim. Quite an accomplishment to get that image with 100 speed film
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 12,632
Posted By Deardorff38
Solinar, I think the Rollei 35 is a great camera....

Solinar, I think the Rollei 35 is a great camera. I've used a few of them heavily over the years & have some great negatives. Pocketable is one thing they don't have going for them though....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 4,634
Views: 1,317,798
Posted By Deardorff38
Love the photo Erik!

Love the photo Erik!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 12,632
Posted By Deardorff38
Add me to the XA group. The OP did say "pants...

Add me to the XA group. The OP did say "pants pockets"....so for those who said Rollei35....you must be wearing sweat pants & not skinny jeans
To paraphrase Mae West; "Is that a Rollei 35 in your...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 5,948
Posted By Deardorff38
I don't know Ko.Fe. I don't care for the...

I don't know Ko.Fe. I don't care for the character of modern Leica lenses and besides.... i wouldn't spend $5200 USD ($7k Cnd) on a lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,622
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug: (OM1N) "I thought of this, but I'm scared...

Smaug: (OM1N)

"I thought of this, but I'm scared she'll wreck it, and I'd be devastated."

It's an OM1 ......they're a dime a dozen out there. if you're worried, buy another & keep Grandpa's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,717
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, About optics & emulsions, (hyper) sharp...

Smaug, About optics & emulsions, (hyper) sharp does not = good. A parallel exists with musical instruments loud doesn't = tone. If HD digital appeals to you that's fine, but the reason people...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,717
Posted By Deardorff38
Ah... gotcha now.

Ah... gotcha now.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,717
Posted By Deardorff38
jawarden "Maybe Adams would be a pianist instead,...

jawarden "Maybe Adams would be a pianist instead, or a painter. He lived in California"

Well he was an accomplished pianist. & BTW Smaug.... A Adams did use medium format... Hasselblad Here's an...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-02-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 26,286
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48834418542_68...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48834418542_68bae88f2e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hpkagu)IMG_9873 (https://flic.kr/p/2hpkagu) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/]/url], on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-02-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 7,230
Posted By Deardorff38
"Always" is a strong word. I don't use a filter...

"Always" is a strong word. I don't use a filter when doing BW portraits. Otherwise i use a yellow or orange filter. I dislike blank skies in b/w photos. Yellow filters bring out a little contrast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,717
Posted By Deardorff38
CharlesDAMorgan "A pro friend used to shoot...

CharlesDAMorgan "A pro friend used to shoot concerts with film and got similar results. It can be done."

It has been done! There was a lot of great photography under difficult conditions before the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right, but it's a rare & pricey lens:...

You're right, but it's a rare & pricey lens: (There's another set for $10k...but the Setadel photos are...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By Deardorff38
As Huss suggested Leitz rigid 50s aren't...

As Huss suggested Leitz rigid 50s aren't particularly short. Yes to 35s.... Summicrons or Summarons.... or a 40mm f2 (really small). Although 2.5, not f2 The Voigtlander 50mm 2.5 is small. Like...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 826
Posted By Deardorff38
"portraits like this were Penn's trademark, and...

"portraits like this were Penn's trademark, and no one ever did it better."....

Fine portraits, but arguably he was neck-in-neck with Richard Avedon, whose "In The American West" was a tour-de-force.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 826
Posted By Deardorff38
On the contrary ..IMO this is the story with...

On the contrary ..IMO this is the story with 'Adventure photography' workshops all over the world....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,810
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford FP4+ in Pyrocat HD. Printed on Foma...

Ilford FP4+ in Pyrocat HD. Printed on Foma Variant lll (16"x16") . Rolleiflex T
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48821820158_f57bf82f96_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hodAcY)IMG_9845...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,810
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford FP4+ (Pyrocat HD) Foma Variant lll ...

Ilford FP4+ (Pyrocat HD) Foma Variant lll Mamiya 6 (75mm)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48817417327_0680052564_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hnQ2p6)IMG_9837 (https://flic.kr/p/2hnQ2p6) by , on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 3,064
Posted By Deardorff38
Ted, I'm glad yours works flawlessly. Besides my...

Ted, I'm glad yours works flawlessly. Besides my friends' Bessa problems, there are lots of posts about lack of parts & repair availability on a recently discontinued camera. I think the Bessa lll &...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-29-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By Deardorff38
Absolutely! A '70s era Summicron for $4-500? A...

Absolutely! A '70s era Summicron for $4-500? A no-brainer.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,810
Posted By Deardorff38
FP4+, Pyrocat HD. (iphone photo of) 11x14" ...

FP4+, Pyrocat HD. (iphone photo of) 11x14" print on Foma Variant lll. (Leica lll Elmar 35mm 3.5)
https://live.staticflickr.com/1881/43321452575_acc7c32c29_b.jpg...
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-29-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 6,006
Posted By Deardorff38
Isn't that 35mm Elmar a gem? it's so tiny.... i...

Isn't that 35mm Elmar a gem? it's so tiny.... i use mine a lot & the result are really good.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-29-2019
Replies: 2,979
Views: 1,789,218
Posted By Deardorff38
Well by contrast, it's snowing in Alberta. We...

Well by contrast, it's snowing in Alberta. We usually get at least one cold-front driven storm that results in snow in August or September. I was dry-mounting prints last night. Tonight I'll print...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 3,064
Posted By Deardorff38
Ozmoose in N America 120 film is basically $5 a...

Ozmoose in N America 120 film is basically $5 a roll. I'd hardly call that horrific. If you put it in the context of the price of commodities: gas for your vehicle, a $5 coffee at Starbucks or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 3,064
Posted By Deardorff38
nickthetasmaniac, I'm not so sure. I was really...

nickthetasmaniac, I'm not so sure. I was really keen on the Bessa/Fuji 670, but i've heard stories about their reliability & the availability of repairs. A photog friend of mine, who is very careful...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-28-2019
Replies: 167
Views: 134,145
Posted By Deardorff38
Ron, to answer your question, Leica in NJ has a...

Ron, to answer your question, Leica in NJ has a very small staff. Leica has had in the recent past lots of work replacing sensors in digital Ms, and wait times have been described as very long. In...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By Deardorff38
Good question Rob.....i wonder what the answer...

Good question Rob.....i wonder what the answer is?

My limited experience is that not all repairmen have all the parts. When I was about to get my M4 serviced (& adapted for a Leicavit), I called...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 3,064
Posted By Deardorff38
"It would probably be easier to get Cosina to...

"It would probably be easier to get Cosina to reintroduce the Bessa III 667 than to start fresh. What is the minimum order? I’ll buy one if it is priced around US$2k."


Small runs will never be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 3,064
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank You. Absolutely!!

Thank You. Absolutely!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-28-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,810
Posted By Deardorff38
The print was processed in Ph Formulary Ansco...

The print was processed in Ph Formulary Ansco 130 then selenium toned. I always get additional tonal shift when i photograph prints w the Iphone.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right about the cannabalizing feel Ko.Fe. ...

You're right about the cannabalizing feel Ko.Fe.
Used? Well mostly i only had one camera at a time, & i was never a press photographer, but as a professional mountain climbing guide my Leica went...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-28-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,338
Posted By Deardorff38
If I were choosing, it would be Pentax MX with a...

If I were choosing, it would be Pentax MX with a 40mm pancake or an Olympus OM with the 40mm pancake f2.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe, Over 57,000 M4. Whenever i visit Japan...

Ko.Fe, Over 57,000 M4. Whenever i visit Japan i see lot's of them unused.
If i run out, I'll get an M2... that was my first Leica ..... 82,000 produced....pr even an M3 and use an SBL00.
To...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe. "Any film M is kind of gamble now." K,...

Ko.Fe. "Any film M is kind of gamble now."
K, With so many in circulation, I don't think I'll ever have difficulty getting donor parts for my M4 or a replacement body, in my lifetime.....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-28-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,810
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes, My favourite film too. FP4+ tray processed...

Yes, My favourite film too. FP4+ tray processed in Pyrocat HD (5x7", gold rim Dagor 8 1/4") contact print on Azo.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47882100261_0aa8014ae4_b.jpg...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-28-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Deardorff38
Steve, I've got similar lenses ( Elmar 35 &...

Steve, I've got similar lenses ( Elmar 35 & Summaron LTM) among others. I've used a bunch of different adapters and all work on my M4. There is no real difference (in use) from cheap or expensive. ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,229
Posted By Deardorff38
I've been using staining developers for more than...

I've been using staining developers for more than 20yrs, starting with PMK and then switching to Sandy King's Pyrocat (lower toxicity). It's my standard film developer. Print times are shorter with...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-26-2019
Replies: 153
Views: 36,986
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm going to add the 35mm f1.4 SC Version ll to...

I'm going to add the 35mm f1.4 SC Version ll to my list. I like the first results.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-26-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,545
Posted By Deardorff38
Like the old adage "Ships are safer in the...

Like the old adage "Ships are safer in the harbour....but that's not what they were built for."

Yes Summarons seem to have taken a jump lately. Elmar 35mm on Ebay seem to range from $200- $1000...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2019
Replies: 994
Views: 154,623
Posted By Deardorff38
Moto-uno. It is a print & i don't own a...

Moto-uno. It is a print & i don't own a scanner.... so i photograph the print with an Iphone

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48795579446_e328ba98f1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hkU6KU)IMG_9822...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 9,174
Views: 908,155
Posted By Deardorff38
An A36 orange filter for my Elmar 35mm f 3.5

An A36 orange filter for my Elmar 35mm f 3.5
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-24-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 5,948
Posted By Deardorff38
Choices all depend on the outcomes one is looking...

Choices all depend on the outcomes one is looking for. For me the Version ll is a keeper; but then again I also use an Elmar 35mm 3.5, & a Summaron 2.8. I've used several versions of the Summicron...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,000
Posted By Deardorff38
& in 4x5 & 5x7 Ilford is at least 1/2 the price...

& in 4x5 & 5x7 Ilford is at least 1/2 the price of TMY2
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2019
Replies: 994
Views: 154,623
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48785861391_28...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48785861391_28e22beb98_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hk3hVe)IMG_9805 (https://flic.kr/p/2hk3hVe) by , on Flickr

Leica CL,Elmar 35mm 3.5 '34, Adox CMS20, Pyrocat HD,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-23-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 5,948
Posted By Deardorff38
KoFe.... the print is sharper than that. that's...

KoFe.... the print is sharper than that. that's an iphone photo of the print in 6pm failing daylight
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-23-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 5,948
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48784910603_ab...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48784910603_ab71dfbf71_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hjXqhk)IMG_9812 (https://flic.kr/p/2hjXqhk) by , on Flickr

M4 / Voigtlander Nokton 35mm 1.4 SC Version ll /...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-23-2019
Replies: 1,056
Views: 204,150
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48784910603_ab...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48784910603_ab71dfbf71_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hjXqhk)IMG_9812 (https://flic.kr/p/2hjXqhk) by , on Flickr

Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.4 SC Version ll /test shot...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,906
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, on month-long climbing expeditions in...

Smaug, on month-long climbing expeditions in Alaska, i'd carry 25-30 rolls of Kodachrome 25 (back in the day).
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 866
Posted By Deardorff38
f8 or f-whatever & be there.

f8 or f-whatever & be there.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,906
Posted By Deardorff38
"Did you give it a few rolls to get accustomed...

"Did you give it a few rolls to get accustomed to?"

Smaug, over the decades i probably had 4 of them. In the '70s it was my primary camera for climbing trips. I've probably shot 500 rolls of film...
Forum: Lomography 09-15-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,417
Posted By Deardorff38
Wasn't it from the start?.....

Wasn't it from the start?.....
Forum: Lomography 09-15-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,417
Posted By Deardorff38
Zuiko, I'm not sure what status that would bestow...

Zuiko, I'm not sure what status that would bestow on the Holga. But the Deardorff view camera was made from 1923-88. Rolleiflex from 1920 on. It can be debated that any changes were improvements to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 3,331
Posted By Deardorff38
I have limited experience, having seen just one....

I have limited experience, having seen just one. I was selling my MP (film) & the fellow who was buying it showed up with an Artisans 50 1.1. He put it on the body and then told me the rangefinder...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,381
Posted By Deardorff38
I remember that Elite was very thick. I never...

I remember that Elite was very thick. I never used it much having gotten stuck on Zone Vi Brilliant. The new Oriental isn't like the old stuff. Airfrog, the real question is what are you currently...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By Deardorff38
B&H Has Kentmere , Arista & Foma at $3.50-$3.99 a...

B&H Has Kentmere , Arista & Foma at $3.50-$3.99 a roll
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,381
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks N. I'll have to give the Adox paper...

Thanks N. I'll have to give the Adox paper another try some time. I tried a couple of boxes of Vario Classic & MCC about 5+ years ago. For whatever reason they didn't stand out for me (could have...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,381
Posted By Deardorff38
Canyongazer & Narsuitus, given that Agfa Brovira...

Canyongazer & Narsuitus, given that Agfa Brovira is gone, what do you currently select as your paper of choice?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,910
Posted By Deardorff38
"So i just bought my first Leica m, a m6 classic...

"So i just bought my first Leica m, a m6 classic and now i want to get a lens"......
"So if anyone has any suggestions for wide angle lenses with a vintage rendering, that would be much...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,910
Posted By Deardorff38
The original post: "The whole reason i moved to...

The original post: "The whole reason i moved to the M system is my admiration for the works of all the magnum photographers and the overall “look” of the 50s and 60s documentary photography (mostly...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,910
Posted By Deardorff38
Charles, I know Erik VS likes his. I bought one...

Charles, I know Erik VS likes his. I bought one on a whim and was surprised how good the results were (my example has no haze). It's now the tiny normal lens on my CL (film). I think I paid $175 USD...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,910
Posted By Deardorff38
...i know we're quite a ways into the thread, but...

...i know we're quite a ways into the thread, but the OP was looking for a wide angle....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
I'd like to see some B/W film results....

I'd like to see some B/W film results....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Deardorff38
Exactly what i was thinking too.

Exactly what i was thinking too.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Deardorff38
The 28mm 3.5, 35mm 2.5, 50mm 2.5 metal caps are...

The 28mm 3.5, 35mm 2.5, 50mm 2.5 metal caps are very nice. The pinch type as on the 35 1.4 are always falling off
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 668
Views: 20,463
Posted By Deardorff38
Erik, The return eye contact is everything....

Erik, The return eye contact is everything. Beautiful image!
Forum: RFF Polls 09-08-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,381
Posted By Deardorff38
Azo isn't an enlarging paper, but it's a great...

Azo isn't an enlarging paper, but it's a great one for contact printing larger negatives. I use a lot of Fomabrom Variant lll FB & like the results a lot. I keep a good stock of Ilford warmtone FB. &...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,910
Posted By Deardorff38
Bornosor, KF is right about output. The print is...

Bornosor, KF is right about output. The print is the thing. The Voigtlander 28, 35 2.5 & Ultron 1.7 are sharp crisp modern looking lenses (i've used them).
Apparently Tom Abrahamsson adopted the 35...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,910
Posted By Deardorff38
Summaron 35, either 2.8 or 3.5 will be much...

Summaron 35, either 2.8 or 3.5 will be much cheaper than -lux or -cron. Great character
& build quality.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2019
Replies: 7,481
Views: 3,848,384
Posted By Deardorff38
Frank, I think you already know the answer to...

Frank, I think you already know the answer to your question. It's a camera geek sub-forum by its nature. Show us a platinum print instead......
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 9,174
Views: 908,155
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696195802_ef...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696195802_efc995c353_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hc7JsN)IMG_9694 (https://flic.kr/p/2hc7JsN) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/]

A 20"x24"...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2019
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Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71b9faf8cd_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hbUVxC)IMG_9632 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbUVxC) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/[/url], on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 9,174
Views: 908,155
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693952431_17...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693952431_179333ced3.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVezZ)IMG_9633 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVezZ) by , on Flickr

11x14" ..Expired?... Meh! One of my favourite papers...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 9,174
Views: 908,155
Posted By Deardorff38
If the version 1 was good enough for Tom A, then...

If the version 1 was good enough for Tom A, then this version ll 35mm 1.4 should easily accommodate my occasional wide-open needs.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71b9faf8cd.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 1,342
Views: 69,097
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Kevin, The brass prototype looks...

Thank you Kevin, The brass prototype looks beautiful. Thank you for the entire thread about this lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2019
Replies: 7,481
Views: 3,848,384
Posted By Deardorff38
That's a beauty Charles. I always liked the...

That's a beauty Charles. I always liked the dual-range Summicron.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,906
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, I've always thought that in practice,...

Smaug, I've always thought that in practice, both the Olympus XA series & the Stylus were more ergonomic than the Rollei 35. I also didn't care for the strong shutter pressure required & the tinny...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,906
Posted By Deardorff38
Pan, Nice photo of the Rollei 35. I used many...

Pan, Nice photo of the Rollei 35. I used many of them. They were the hip climbing camera in the '70s. Never had one serviced. Always got some sensational photos. But I hated the way the camera...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-03-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 2,053
Posted By Deardorff38
KenR, "To paraphrase a great movie:" 'Either...

KenR, "To paraphrase a great movie:" 'Either you surf, or you print!!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks Good idea jsrockit

Thanks Good idea jsrockit
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks for the input Timmyjoe. I agree with you...

Thanks for the input Timmyjoe. I agree with you on the packaging end. Last week i received one box containing 2 boxes of 16x20" paper & a box of 11x4"..... with a gallon of liquid LPD ! Luckily the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Deardorff38
What's Going on with B&H Photo & Foma??

I just ordered a large amount ($1k) of LF Film and 16x20" Foma fiber based glossy Variant iii from B&H Photo. The Foma was now special order. In addition, i tried to order a box of 8x10 (100) of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,535
Posted By Deardorff38
Vandal, Since i'm working on my long first coffe,...

Vandal, Since i'm working on my long first coffe, i'll sit back and give you my opinion. There are fewer people out there doing the work...but i'd suggest that now, we just have to send them further,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,535
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter, I have no idea on M6 & M7. I sent Don a...

Peter, I have no idea on M6 & M7. I sent Don a black paint M4 I had just acquired that needed a CLA. I also wanted it adapted to take a Leicavit. I called Horst Wenzel in Vancouver (still doing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,535
Posted By Deardorff38
"Out to Lunch" .... We just send them to Don...

"Out to Lunch" .... We just send them to Don Goldberg at DAG in the USA. Great work & reasonable turnaround. Since cameras became more plastic & electronics, ,no one is lining up to train as a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,535
Posted By Deardorff38
Looks like Sherry Krauter has a bunch of Leica Ms...

Looks like Sherry Krauter has a bunch of Leica Ms in your ballpark..... & nothing too rough.... essentially 650-1200 $

http://www.sherrykrauter.com/store
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,535
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, Here's your 'rough' M3 with a jammed...

Raid, Here's your 'rough' M3 with a jammed shutter for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,893
Posted By Deardorff38
[QUOTE=peterm1;2909675]Dear Deardorff38 I was not...

[QUOTE=peterm1;2909675]Dear Deardorff38 I was not denigrating anyone and certainly not you (if that is your impression). I am simply making the point that we have been here many times always with the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,535
Posted By Deardorff38
I'd agree w/ Vandal 138. For example this rough...

I'd agree w/ Vandal 138. For example this rough M4... looks good except for the missing vulcanite for $850 (no it's not mine...) ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,893
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter M, The discussion only degenerates if one...

Peter M, The discussion only degenerates if one denigrates the opposite side of the discussion. The OP is right in that we're lucky today and have much to be thankful for...whatever one's point of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,893
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm all in for appreciation. That I can get...

I'm all in for appreciation. That I can get fiber-based baryta paper & film delivered to my door. Thanks B&H...from Canada. That Deardorff, Leica, Rolleiflex, Nikon et al engineered and built elegant...
Forum: Travel 09-01-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,364
Posted By Deardorff38
ktm, I'm not surprised the Nokton 50 1.1 is soft...

ktm, I'm not surprised the Nokton 50 1.1 is soft wide open...are you? The Summicron will do you right...every time. Yes & the weight & space saving too.
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