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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 389
Views: 65,566
Posted By Bingley
There were reports of problems w/ some of the...

There were reports of problems w/ some of the early Leica full-frame digital cameras, which didn't seem right for a camera that cost so much. But it sounds like the M240 has been much more reliable....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 225
Posted By Bingley
I spent a week in NYC at the end of August. I...

I spent a week in NYC at the end of August. I shot Tri-X at 800 and FP4+ at 250, and developed both in Diafine. The results are looking good (still scanning the negs). I mostly used a CV Skopar...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 398
Views: 176,962
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50mm f2.5, FP4+ in...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50mm f2.5, FP4+ in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48738044031_8daf710787_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hfPdtZ)Lunch (https://flic.kr/p/2hfPdtZ) by...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Days Ago
Replies: 398
Views: 176,962
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50mm f2.5, FP4+ @...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50mm f2.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48734896398_8c969b218e_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hfx5Ns)On the High Line...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Days Ago
Replies: 515
Views: 45,792
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Summaron 35mm f3.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in...

Leica IIIc, Summaron 35mm f3.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48715155372_10c2c5eda6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW)Dance (https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW) by...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Days Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 4,782
Posted By Bingley
And a couple of...

And a couple of bw...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48729808443_913891b0a6_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hf61k6)L Street (https://flic.kr/p/2hf61k6) by bingley0522...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Days Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 4,782
Posted By Bingley
Yes it does... (JPEGs straight out of the camera,...

Yes it does... (JPEGs straight out of the camera, no PP other than straightening):


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48729795183_20e71da155_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hf5Wot)Sacramento...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,627
Views: 103,367
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Summaron 35mm f3.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in...

Leica IIIc, Summaron 35mm f3.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48715155372_10c2c5eda6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW)Dance (https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW) by...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Days Ago
Replies: 398
Views: 176,962
Posted By Bingley
Yes, nice work Erik! I will post some more pics...

Yes, nice work Erik! I will post some more pics taken with the Skopar over the weekend.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Days Ago
Replies: 398
Views: 176,962
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Color Skopar 50/2.5, FP4+...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Color Skopar 50/2.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48724650578_fc49ac9f19_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2heCz5o)A kiss to build a dream on......
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 5 Days Ago
Replies: 212
Views: 9,378
Posted By Bingley
Oh Helen... I am so so sorry to hear the news......

Oh Helen... I am so so sorry to hear the news... you have my deepest sympathies. I hope you can take some comfort in knowing this community of RFF mourns with you.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,641
Posted By Bingley
Please, Kodak, bring Plus X...

Please, Kodak, bring Plus X back....

https://live.staticflickr.com/7827/46924207741_226362af16_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2euwQ9v)Dining (https://flic.kr/p/2euwQ9v) by bingley0522...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,641
Posted By Bingley
I still have about 10 rolls of Plus X in my...

I still have about 10 rolls of Plus X in my fridge. My favorite film ever!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,409
Posted By Bingley
For a “vintage” look a la 1950s, I’d second the...

For a “vintage” look a la 1950s, I’d second the recommendation on the Summaron 35mm f3.5. Another option that I didn’t see mentioned in this thread is the Canon 35mm f1.8, made in the late 1950s...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,696
Posted By Bingley
Thanks, Robert. One more question: Do you place...

Thanks, Robert. One more question: Do you place the negatives directly on the glass plate of the scanner? I tried that using Instax photos and was not happy with the results, but maybe I need to...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 4,782
Posted By Bingley
Thanks! It's quite a solid thing. Once I get a...

Thanks! It's quite a solid thing. Once I get a card reader and can upload photos, I'll post some pics.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,696
Posted By Bingley
This thread is great! Thanks for posting,...

This thread is great! Thanks for posting, Robert, and keep 'em coming, as others have said.

Question: what are you scanning your Polaroids with? I have a Leica Sofort and have not been happy...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 851
Posted By Bingley
I had a Canon 7 a few years ago. It was a nice...

I had a Canon 7 a few years ago. It was a nice camera w/ a good viewfinder. As others have noted, it's on the large size for a rangefinder, and my sample was nowhere near as smooth as the M2 I...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 4,782
Posted By Bingley
Bill and dourbalister, Thanks very much! As you...

Bill and dourbalister, Thanks very much! As you might have guessed this is my first Leica M digital camera so the world of six bit coding is a bit foreign to me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 1 Week Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 4,782
Posted By Bingley
My Leica M-E 240 arrived today. Charging the...

My Leica M-E 240 arrived today. Charging the battery now.... Will post photos of the camera and by the camera soon...

Question: what’s the workaround if you want to use LTM lenses on an M 240 with...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 4,002
Posted By Bingley
Hi Colton, Would you mind adding some of your...

Hi Colton, Would you mind adding some of your photos taken with this lens to the Canon Rangefinder Lens group over on Flickr? It would be great to this uncommon lens represented there and your photos...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 212
Views: 9,378
Posted By Bingley
What wonderful photos by Eric!! Thank you for...

What wonderful photos by Eric!! Thank you for sharing them, Helen, and best wishes to you both at this difficult time.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,627
Views: 103,367
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48516083911_4d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48516083911_4d53eb87e7_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gVcBtn)Fly (https://flic.kr/p/2gVcBtn) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 322,775
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Ektar:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4844/45461518574_8aa1fe53e7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cghaBL)A road over the hill (https://flic.kr/p/2cghaBL) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2019
Replies: 1,736
Views: 322,775
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat Ftn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5,...

Nikkormat Ftn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48397430081_7b2251e80d_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gJHtPF)Point Lobos (https://flic.kr/p/2gJHtPF) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-13-2019
Replies: 3,195
Views: 559,378
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5 LTM,...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5 LTM, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48516083911_4d53eb87e7_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gVcBtn)Fly (https://flic.kr/p/2gVcBtn) by bingley0522...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Bingley
I deal with the dust problem all the time. ...

I deal with the dust problem all the time. Before scanning, I wipe down the area around my scanner with a damp paper towel. I wipe down the glass plate on the scanner with an anti-static cloth. ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/2828/33131632823_8e1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/2828/33131632823_8e13f223d7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/StJh9F)Tied down (https://flic.kr/p/StJh9F) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 954
Views: 150,599
Posted By Bingley
Rolleicord Vb with yellow filter,...

Rolleicord Vb with yellow filter, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48201043106_e773e4b74c_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2grmWPm)Moonstone Beach (https://flic.kr/p/2grmWPm) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 954
Views: 150,599
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5,...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48435909152_3ceb70ef04_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gN7GiW)Valley Oak (https://flic.kr/p/2gN7GiW) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 954
Views: 150,599
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat Ftn, Micro-Nikkor 55/3.5,...

Nikkormat Ftn, Micro-Nikkor 55/3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48428368117_483b6b351c_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gMs3C6)From Pigeon Point (https://flic.kr/p/2gMs3C6) by bingley0522...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Bingley
I develop a lot using diafine in the summer. Like...

I develop a lot using diafine in the summer. Like you, my tap water is pretty warm. If I use another developer that is more temp sensitive, I put the graduates in the fridge to cool down while I load...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5 LTM (1943), Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48485165922_9eec1937c3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gSt9CA)Listening (https://flic.kr/p/2gSt9CA) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Dourbalistar, John Mc, and Canyongazer: Thank you...

Dourbalistar, John Mc, and Canyongazer: Thank you so much for your comments. Much appreciated!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5,...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48469001327_0baf754ae2_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gR3isF)Listening (https://flic.kr/p/2gR3isF) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM (1943), Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48455119842_b2a08a4ba3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gPP9YJ)Playing (https://flic.kr/p/2gPP9YJ) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4804/46822606811_622c1a522b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eky6Jk)La Loire (https://flic.kr/p/2eky6Jk) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
My sample of the Canon 50/1.5 LTM is very clean. ...

My sample of the Canon 50/1.5 LTM is very clean. Some recent photos taken with that lens are in posts 155 and 162 above. Here's another...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Thanks, Erik! And more great photos from you,...

Thanks, Erik! And more great photos from you, too!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-01-2019
Replies: 166
Views: 20,644
Posted By Bingley
Lovely image, lynn! The Ultron is certainly a...

Lovely image, lynn! The Ultron is certainly a nice lens, but what really struck me are the lovely tones and sharpness from the HP5/ID-11 combination. I've never been able to get those results with...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-01-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,276
Posted By Bingley
Nice photos, Raid! We covered much of the same...

Nice photos, Raid! We covered much of the same ground in Norway in 2011, and it was expensive then! I think you've used the Hologon well. I find superwides daunting, but I just got a Skopar 25mm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Thanks!! Both Zeiss Sonnars (the Jena from 1943...

Thanks!! Both Zeiss Sonnars (the Jena from 1943 and the Opton from the 1950s) have been wonderful surprises, especially in black and white with the Jena and in color with the Opton.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-01-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By Bingley
I constantly fight dust when using my flatbed...

I constantly fight dust when using my flatbed scanner. Before scanning, I wipe down all surfaces around the scanner (e.g. where I'll be putting negs on plastic holders) with a damp paper towel. I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 07-31-2019
Replies: 636
Views: 188,280
Posted By Bingley
I posted the photo below over on the Sonnar...

I posted the photo below over on the Sonnar thread, but it also belongs here. This was taken with a 1943 Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM, on XP2, with a Leica IIIc. The person who sold it to me last...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM (1943), XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48377497126_31097c5db5_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gGXjs3)Cypress (https://flic.kr/p/2gGXjs3) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM (1943), XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48384824237_0bd4237342_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gHASxx)Oaks (https://flic.kr/p/2gHASxx) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM (1943), XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48419664386_02064f3859_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gLFriL)Laurel (https://flic.kr/p/2gLFriL) by bingley0522...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-26-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Bingley
I have almost exactly the same set up, except I...

I have almost exactly the same set up, except I got the Voigtlander SC Skopar 25mm f4.0. I love the Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0 lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,614
Posted By Bingley
To keep the weight and size down, I often take a...

To keep the weight and size down, I often take a Leica IIIc, or a Rollei 35, or an Olympus XA as a second camera, along with a Leica M.

A Leica M2 (with black and white) and an Olympus XA (with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2019
Replies: 8,955
Views: 874,560
Posted By Bingley
Oooo, good for you, Helen! I wonder how you'll...

Oooo, good for you, Helen! I wonder how you'll find using it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 37,914
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5,...

Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48319379182_623d5a8a08_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gBPs1w)Bluffs (https://flic.kr/p/2gBPs1w) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 37,914
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5,...

Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48327296607_6865ba3aa7_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gCw2zR)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gCw2zR) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.O, Kodak...

Contax IIIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.O, Kodak Color Plus 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7851/32654122877_53d549ecb0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RKwV5z)Tangle. (https://flic.kr/p/RKwV5z) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Nikkor-H 50/2.0,...

Leica IIIc, Nikkor-H 50/2.0, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7865/46287668945_c7f472fe12_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dwhpkF)De Young (https://flic.kr/p/2dwhpkF) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Nikkor-H 50/2.0,...

Leica IIIc, Nikkor-H 50/2.0, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7896/40217696413_670d3ce853_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24gUcYR)Mission Street (https://flic.kr/p/24gUcYR) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46703671645_891bc33c1f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ea3ws2)Notre Dame (https://flic.kr/p/2ea3ws2) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,528
Posted By Bingley
Rockland, ME. Canon IVSB2, CV Heliar 75/2.5,...

Rockland, ME. Canon IVSB2, CV Heliar 75/2.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4409/35965927440_8140be1406_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WNbMcf)Tied (https://flic.kr/p/WNbMcf) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,528
Posted By Bingley
Sognefjord, Norway. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5,...

Sognefjord, Norway. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/6087/6154308871_5fbc580709_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/anQrBD)Ferry (https://flic.kr/p/anQrBD) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,528
Posted By Bingley
Sognefjord, Norway. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5,...

Sognefjord, Norway. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5, Portra 160:

https://live.staticflickr.com/6142/6193862009_8422e692db_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/arkaoi)Boat to Bergen (https://flic.kr/p/arkaoi) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,528
Posted By Bingley
Ferry crossing Lake Champlain. Rolleicord III,...

Ferry crossing Lake Champlain. Rolleicord III, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2923/14595567289_2ecee5fb4a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oeL6DT)The Photog (https://flic.kr/p/oeL6DT) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,528
Posted By Bingley
Vinalhaven Ferry. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5,...

Vinalhaven Ferry. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5, Portra 160:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2820/33925197861_ff1d996213_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TFRvov)Far away (https://flic.kr/p/TFRvov) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 126
Views: 9,528
Posted By Bingley
From Vinalhaven to Rockland, Maine. Rollei 35,...

From Vinalhaven to Rockland, Maine. Rollei 35, Portra 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4330/36074563946_56052e8f32_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WXMz3s)To Rockland (https://flic.kr/p/WXMz3s) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2019
Replies: 5,571
Views: 492,573
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48053419141_a9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48053419141_a97149f038_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gdjkmz)Monterey Bay (https://flic.kr/p/2gdjkmz) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2019
Replies: 5,571
Views: 492,573
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48020014818_bf...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48020014818_bfafdbbb44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gan8pY)Green trim (https://flic.kr/p/2gan8pY) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2019
Replies: 5,571
Views: 492,573
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47800848542_91...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47800848542_9180fb0bf3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fPZQV5)In line (https://flic.kr/p/2fPZQV5) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-09-2019
Replies: 266
Views: 13,525
Posted By Bingley
My current favorite in the Contax IIa (recently...

My current favorite in the Contax IIa (recently purchased from a member here) with the Opton Sonnar 50/2.0 and the Biogon 35/2.8. Really, really pleased with the quality of those lenses and love the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-08-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 4,782
Posted By Bingley
I have not heard that the M240 series has had a...

I have not heard that the M240 series has had a lot of problems, unlike the M8 and M9, so the "money pit" issue may have changed. The other thread on the reliability of the M240 line seems to bear...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 4,782
Posted By Bingley
I’m interested...

I’m interested...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-29-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/1914/43467858830_d6d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1914/43467858830_d6d9f482d6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29e792U)Man and bird (https://flic.kr/p/29e792U) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-29-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,323
Posted By Bingley
Will the S mount Skopar 50/2.5 focus properly on...

Will the S mount Skopar 50/2.5 focus properly on a Contax IIa?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,328
Posted By Bingley
I’ve had the Skopar 35 and still have the Canon...

I’ve had the Skopar 35 and still have the Canon 35/2.0. Both are superb and you can’t go wrong with either. The Skopar will be more flare resistant. The Canon is not quite so contrasty as tbe Skopar,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2019
Replies: 5,571
Views: 492,573
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0, Kodak...

Contax IIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0, Kodak Color Plus 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48067357571_6efd6eef11_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gexLLk)Boardwalk, Moonstone Beach...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-25-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 47,958
Posted By Bingley
I took these photos in 2012 not long after...

I took these photos in 2012 not long after acquiring my sample of this lens. Leica M4-2, Canon 35mm f2.0, FP4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/8485/8172695665_bc90d9e48d_b.jpg...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-18-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,323
Posted By Bingley
I have an Amedeo adapter — Contax RF to Leica M. ...

I have an Amedeo adapter — Contax RF to Leica M. My Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.0 works perfectly on it. My recently acquired Skopar 50/2.5 in S mount does not. I don’t know whether this reflects a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 16,117
Posted By Bingley
American River parkway, Sacramento, CA. Contax...

American River parkway, Sacramento, CA. Contax IIIa, Carl Zeiss Biogon 35mm f2.8, Kodak Color Plus 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7858/47561557932_7187fa2845_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 16,117
Posted By Bingley
Rancho San Antonio, Cupertino, CA. Rolleicord...

Rancho San Antonio, Cupertino, CA. Rolleicord Vb, Portra 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40806296503_3978b6cfa7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25aUWhg)Shadow and shade...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 16,117
Posted By Bingley
Rancho San Antonio, Cupertino, CA. Rolleicord...

Rancho San Antonio, Cupertino, CA. Rolleicord Vb, Portra 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46956694994_829854d4a7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2expkty)Rancho San Antonio...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Bingley
Thanks. I thought something was missing. Doug,...

Thanks. I thought something was missing. Doug, please delete my last post in the color landscapes thread... it duplicates the immediately preceding post. Did not intend to post the same pic twice....
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Bingley
Where did the "delete" button go?

I would like to delete a post, but when I click on "edit" on that post, I don't see a delete button anywhere. I'm using Chrome. Can someone please tell me where to find it? Thanks
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-16-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 16,117
Posted By Bingley
Moonstone Beach, Cambria, CA. Contax IIa, Zeiss...

Moonstone Beach, Cambria, CA. Contax IIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0, Kodak Color Plus 200.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48074345242_aef8ea5218_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gfazXq)Evening,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By Bingley
The M4-P and later Ms have tighter 35mm...

The M4-P and later Ms have tighter 35mm framelines, which is why they supposedly work perfectly with 40mm lenses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,715
Posted By Bingley
Since you personally prefer medium format, take...

Since you personally prefer medium format, take the Rolleiflex. If it were me, I'd take a Rolleiflex and one very small 35mm camera, like an Olympus XA or a Rollei 35.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,495
Posted By Bingley
I use, and actually love, my little Fuji X70,...

I use, and actually love, my little Fuji X70, which is kinda like the GRIII, and has an equivalent 28mm lens. I use the camera mainly indoors, taking pictures of "things," where getting close to the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-07-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 47,958
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, Plus...

Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, Plus X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7827/46924207741_226362af16_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2euwQ9v)Dining (https://flic.kr/p/2euwQ9v) by...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-07-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 47,958
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4823/46865744931_193636c454_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2epncc2)Cue'd (https://flic.kr/p/2epncc2) by bingley0522...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-07-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 47,958
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4915/30896068117_def7fea1b8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P5bqDB)Quai d'Orleans (https://flic.kr/p/P5bqDB) by bingley0522...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,797
Posted By Bingley
I've had the same problem when trying to upload...

I've had the same problem when trying to upload photos on my home PC, as recently as this past Saturday. I can upload from my iPad, however.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-17-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3,416
Posted By Bingley
Nice one, Erik ^^^^^^^. I think I still prefer...

Nice one, Erik ^^^^^^^.

I think I still prefer the look of the Skopar 50/2.5.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-17-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 37,914
Posted By Bingley
Thanks. Yes, the FT3 landed on the lower right...

Thanks. Yes, the FT3 landed on the lower right corner. Bad dent, but more importantly the film advance doesn't work, and it would cost more to repair it than it was to buy the FTn (even though the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-16-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 37,914
Posted By Bingley
I recently picked up a black FTn in great shape...

I recently picked up a black FTn in great shape as a replacement for a black FT3 that took a hard fall on concrete and would cost more to repair than to replace. Also got a micro nikkor 55mm f3.5 to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bingley
I can't claim to have shot a lot of vintage 35mm...

I can't claim to have shot a lot of vintage 35mm lenses, but I'd also vote for the Canon 35/1.8. It has a less contrasty look than the more "modern" 35/2.0 (which I still have and shoot all the...
Forum: Travel 05-14-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,168
Posted By Bingley
My two cents: M3 + Hologon + 50mm; small m4/3. ...

My two cents: M3 + Hologon + 50mm; small m4/3. That's it.

Last summer in France, I took an M2 + 35 + 50, and an Olympus Pen F with 17 & 45 native lenses. This was a perfect, lightweight kit for...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-12-2019
Replies: 398
Views: 176,962
Posted By Bingley
Just ordered one o& these for my Contax IIa...

Just ordered one o& these for my Contax IIa...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2019
Replies: 403
Views: 30,780
Posted By Bingley
San Francisco. Contax IIa, Biogon 35mm f2.8,...

San Francisco. Contax IIa, Biogon 35mm f2.8, Kodak Color Plus 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47038572474_f48bcf43ae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eECYNf)Drapes (https://flic.kr/p/2eECYNf) by...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By Bingley
I also found it by googling “alec soth interview...

I also found it by googling “alec soth interview stephen shore” and it came right up. Fascinating read. Shore makes an interesting comparison between Instagram photos (I’ve been following his...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-10-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By Bingley
Nice photos, froyd! I have both lenses (although...

Nice photos, froyd! I have both lenses (although my post-war coated Elmar went missing in 2017). They're both excellent on Barnack Leicas, but in terms of handling the Skopar wins hands down. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,078
Posted By Bingley
Zeiss ZM Planar 50mm f2.0. Fantastic optic, and I...

Zeiss ZM Planar 50mm f2.0. Fantastic optic, and I admire the photos I’ve seen with it, but I don’t like the high contrast and the size. So my copy is for sale. See my signature below and add in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 6,797
Posted By Bingley
I have a pro account and have noticed in recent...

I have a pro account and have noticed in recent days substantial delays in loading my photostream.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 20,466
Posted By Bingley
M3 with Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.0, Amedeo...

M3 with Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.0, Amedeo adapter, Fujicolor 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4855/32448888018_f850ac0a72_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Rrp2Uw)Recovery (https://flic.kr/p/Rrp2Uw) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm...

Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4807/46139496941_79780ff1a0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dibYXX)Foothill scrub (https://flic.kr/p/2dibYXX) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm...

Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4834/31172973507_b33f349a34_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PuDCYt)Rainy weekend (https://flic.kr/p/PuDCYt) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 14,961
Posted By Bingley
Canon 50mm...

Canon 50mm f1.5:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4845/45067211014_a0f70f293a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bEreHy)Air conditioning and conversation (https://flic.kr/p/2bEreHy) by bingley0522...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-29-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,599
Posted By Bingley
90% of my non-street photography is done w/ a 50,...

90% of my non-street photography is done w/ a 50, and I still use 50 for street as well.

But my go-to lens for street photography is a 35, either the Canon 35/2.0 on a Leica M, or an Olympus XA. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 3,062
Views: 738,198
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46744655835_27...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46744655835_27fa63e4c3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2edEzBZ)Beach (https://flic.kr/p/2edEzBZ) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-20-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIIa with a Biogon 35mm...

Contax IIIa with a Biogon 35mm f2.8:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7922/46686875795_9cae4983d4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2e8yrCp)Pears (https://flic.kr/p/2e8yrCp) by bingley0522...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-19-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By Bingley
An excellent idea for a Zeiss Contax month, which...

An excellent idea for a Zeiss Contax month, which I celebrated by getting a very nice Contax IIa to go with my Contax IIIa. Here are a couple of shots from the IIIa, with the Zeiss Opton Sonnar...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,006
Posted By Bingley
Prayers... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46...

Prayers...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46703671645_891bc33c1f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ea3ws2)Notre Dame (https://flic.kr/p/2ea3ws2) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,006
Posted By Bingley
The wooden roof and spire that were destroyed...

The wooden roof and spire that were destroyed were added in the 19th century, but we'll have to see how much damage there was to the older parts of the cathedral.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,006
Posted By Bingley
Heartbreaking... https://live.staticflickr.com/48...

Heartbreaking...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4893/45674052282_e7819566b7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cA4su3)Notre Dame (https://flic.kr/p/2cA4su3) by bingley0522...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-10-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 17,512
Posted By Bingley
I will also miss him. Rest in peace, Roger, and...

I will also miss him. Rest in peace, Roger, and deepest condolences to Frances.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-04-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 17,512
Posted By Bingley
Thank you, Roger, for all you've contributed to...

Thank you, Roger, for all you've contributed to photography and this forum. You have been such a wonderful source of information and inspiration.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-30-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,688
Posted By Bingley
Bessa R2A, Summicron 50mm f2.0 v.iii, TMax...

Bessa R2A, Summicron 50mm f2.0 v.iii, TMax 400:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8093/29005068502_413bc19d82_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Lc5ykY)A break (https://flic.kr/p/Lc5ykY) by bingley0522...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-28-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 38,621
Posted By Bingley
I love this little...

I love this little lens...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/928/29629730308_619ac42854_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/M9h7x7)Shade (https://flic.kr/p/M9h7x7) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,688
Posted By Bingley
Our own bobkonos... Canon L1, Canon 50/1.5,...

Our own bobkonos... Canon L1, Canon 50/1.5, Arista Premium 400:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7329/10838462725_a86b468430_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hvKXmZ)bobkonos (https://flic.kr/p/hvKXmZ) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,688
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35/2.0, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 35/2.0, TMax 400:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1947/31980947688_99a4437a2f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QJ3HxN)Two French dudes (https://flic.kr/p/QJ3HxN) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,688
Posted By Bingley
Bessa R2A, Leica Summicron 50/2.0 v.III, TMax...

Bessa R2A, Leica Summicron 50/2.0 v.III, TMax 400:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7553/27635279645_579e1e7342_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/J732QH)Two Moms and a Birthday Girl (https://flic.kr/p/J732QH)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,688
Posted By Bingley
Bessa R, Canon 50/1.8, Fuji...

Bessa R, Canon 50/1.8, Fuji Superia:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2263/2375206045_014cbef7f5_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/4BTy1n)Portraits-in-Time (https://flic.kr/p/4BTy1n) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,688
Posted By Bingley
Bessa R3A, Leica Summitar 50/2.0, Neopan...

Bessa R3A, Leica Summitar 50/2.0, Neopan 1600:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2652/4160153419_6bbe451b8e_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/7kBSF6)Good-Soup (https://flic.kr/p/7kBSF6) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 16,688
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Color Skopar 50/2.5, TMax...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Color Skopar 50/2.5, TMax 400:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4080/4773099967_8ec2c346a5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8gMok2)Waiting (https://flic.kr/p/8gMok2) by bingley0522...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-12-2019
Replies: 147
Views: 52,318
Posted By Bingley
I haven't shot much with the Elmar recently, but...

I haven't shot much with the Elmar recently, but here are a few Summitar photos from June 2018. All were taken with a Leica IIIc, a coated Summitar from 1949, and TMax...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2019
Replies: 403
Views: 30,780
Posted By Bingley
Love this one.

Love this one.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,034
Posted By Bingley
This^^^^^ without a doubt. An M2 in good working...

This^^^^^ without a doubt. An M2 in good working order will last forever...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0 LTM, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0 LTM, TMax 400:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7925/47078813511_fe993504bd_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eJce4e)Auray (https://flic.kr/p/2eJce4e) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2019
Replies: 595
Views: 88,024
Posted By Bingley
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7887/32126749077_71...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7887/32126749077_71c8608634_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QWVZdR)Seule (https://flic.kr/p/QWVZdR) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,180
Posted By Bingley
My travel kit still consists of one “main” film...

My travel kit still consists of one “main” film camera, one m4/3 digital, and a “pocket camera” such as an Oly XA or a Rollei 35. I enjoy film photography too much to give it up, although most film I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil. h:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7838/40074481433_ffd43c0727_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/244fca4)Paysage de Bretagne (https://flic.kr/p/244fca4)...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,597
Posted By Bingley
I have both of these lenses. Theyíre both...

I have both of these lenses. Theyíre both excellent. The Canon has a more modern look and is great with color as well as bw.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,597
Posted By Bingley
I still think that the Canon 50/1.8 is a terrific...

I still think that the Canon 50/1.8 is a terrific lens, in any of the versions. It’s probably undervalued bc so many were made and it’s pretty cheap. But it’s an outstanding performer.

I’m also a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Bingley
bought an Amedeo adapter for my Zeiss Opton...

bought an Amedeo adapter for my Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.0 to use on a Leica M3... xpensive but worth every penny....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-07-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,721
Posted By Bingley
I got my very clean copy a few years ago from a...

I got my very clean copy a few years ago from a member here (thanks, again, Roland!), and shoot it on my IVSB2 and my M2. Took it to France this past summer and it performed like a champ. Really a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Stunning, Erik, beautiful work. I see your point...

Stunning, Erik, beautiful work. I see your point about absence of grain...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Anthony, Thank you so much for your comments. I...

Anthony, Thank you so much for your comments. I do strive for a long tonal range, although I must also fess up to making small adjustments in post-processing (LR, in my case). But the TMax/HC 110...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Thank you, Pan!

Thank you, Pan!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil. h:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7828/40001296383_544290d112_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23WM6MR)St. Malo (https://flic.kr/p/23WM6MR) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-29-2019
Replies: 333
Views: 54,037
Posted By Bingley
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1902/45329304011_d2...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1902/45329304011_d23b525d21_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2c4AwQk)Auray (https://flic.kr/p/2c4AwQk) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-29-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 19,038
Posted By Bingley
Wink Very nice! There's one of these lenses for sale...

Very nice! There's one of these lenses for sale in Classifieds if anyone is interested....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-28-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 19,038
Posted By Bingley
How does the Auto Takumar compare to the 35mm...

How does the Auto Takumar compare to the 35mm f3.5 Super Takumar.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 01-27-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By Bingley
You probably already knew this but... the Q has a...

You probably already knew this but... the Q has a full frame sensor whereas the CL has an APS-C sensor with a crop factor like the Fujis you used. I don’t know whether the difference in sensor size...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 16,394
Posted By Bingley
Yes indeed. Iíve been looking closely at the...

Yes indeed. Iíve been looking closely at the threads. The new ultron looks v promising and the small size is a huge plus for me, but thereís no questioning the performance of the M-Ultron 35/1.7.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2019
Replies: 166
Views: 20,644
Posted By Bingley
Any intel on when this lens might be available in...

Any intel on when this lens might be available in the US?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,665
Posted By Bingley
I have a 1949 IIIc in excellent condition that I...

I have a 1949 IIIc in excellent condition that I enjoy shooting as much if not more as any other camera I have. I use a CV brightline auxiliary finder for framing. Resistance to the Barnack bug is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 37,914
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Ektar:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4911/31231384207_56bd3fa738_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PzP1rv)Manzanita (https://flic.kr/p/PzP1rv) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 37,914
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Ektar:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4844/45461518574_d2554c02f5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cghaBL)A road over the hill (https://flic.kr/p/2cghaBL) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 37,914
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Ektar:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4819/44395346220_d16d007051_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aD4KHN)Calaveras County, CA (https://flic.kr/p/2aD4KHN) by bingley0522...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4804/46822606811_426a028df8_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eky6Jk)La Loire (https://flic.kr/p/2eky6Jk) by bingley0522...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-20-2019
Replies: 617
Views: 142,341
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, 1949 coated Summitar, TMax...

Leica IIIc, 1949 coated Summitar, TMax 100:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4825/45916875124_6981e05bdc_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cXvZfL)The White Place (https://flic.kr/p/2cXvZfL) by bingley0522...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-20-2019
Replies: 323
Views: 25,455
Posted By Bingley
This^^^^. Saw lots of great photos on Flickr and...

This^^^^. Saw lots of great photos on Flickr and Instagram with the Trip, so I got one from Tripman in the UK. Can’t seem to focus the thing correctly. I don’t have this problem with m Rollei 35s....
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-14-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Bingley
Got it. The Product Options wasn’t working on my...

Got it. The Product Options wasn’t working on my iPad, but it worked on the PC. Thanks, Steve and Helen.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-14-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Bingley
Editing an ad in Classifieds

I used to know how to do this, but for some reason I'm unable to find where to click when you want to go back into an ad you've placed in Classifieds to edit its contents.

Can you send out...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 19,038
Posted By Bingley
Kevin, Buy the Spotmatic kit, keep the lens, and...

Kevin, Buy the Spotmatic kit, keep the lens, and sell the camera... you can then tell Paula that you got the lens for less than it would cost on evilbay... (and from a reputable seller).

Edit: Paula...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 19,038
Posted By Bingley
Ahem... there are some Takumar lenses for sale in...

Ahem... there are some Takumar lenses for sale in Classifieds right now, if anyone's interested... Just sayin'...;-)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 19,038
Posted By Bingley
Wonderful photo, Colton!!

Wonderful photo, Colton!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-14-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
James, Thanks for that! And great to hear that...

James,

Thanks for that! And great to hear that the development approach I use for TMax 400 worked for you too!

I'm going to try Perceptol one of these days b/c I love the results that Erik van...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 8,282
Posted By Bingley
My Uncle Ned Westover used Hasselblads in the...

My Uncle Ned Westover used Hasselblads in the 1960s on his photo travels all over the world. I never dreamed I would be able to afford one, but prices are now fairly reasonable.

I joined the Hassy...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By Bingley
One additional tip on the V500: after you get the...

One additional tip on the V500: after you get the preview of your images, click on "full size" for each previewed image and then look at the little histogram button over on the left (with the other...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By Bingley
I've been intrigued by the idea of putting...

I've been intrigued by the idea of putting negatives directly on the glass plate. I understand that the Epson V700 scanner series will allow you to do that. The V500 won't (or, at least, I've never...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By Bingley
Exactly. That's what I use.

Exactly. That's what I use.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-08-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,122
Posted By Bingley
I'm still primarily a film photographer, mainly...

I'm still primarily a film photographer, mainly working in black and white, and enjoy the process as well as the results. But there's no doubting the quality of digital cameras these days. So, in...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-07-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By Bingley
Congrats on a great find! I’ve been using an...

Congrats on a great find! I’ve been using an Epson V500 scanner for at least 7 years. I recommend getting some ANR glass inserts to press 35mm negs flat in the plastic holders. Also, play around with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-07-2019
Replies: 365
Views: 19,038
Posted By Bingley
I will have some Pentax gear for sale and in...

I will have some Pentax gear for sale and in Classifieds soon. Stay tuned.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,535
Posted By Bingley
2018 was a good year for me, photographically. ...

2018 was a good year for me, photographically. Tough choosing a favorite, but 2018 was the year in which I made my first trip to New Mexico, and got to think about the juxtaposition of old and new. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,535
Posted By Bingley
Love this. Bravo!

Love this. Bravo!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,963
Posted By Bingley
Yes! TMax 100 in HC 110 dil h is both fine...

Yes! TMax 100 in HC 110 dil h is both fine grained and quite sharp. Itís my go-to film for bw landscapes in 35mm. Beautiful tones too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2019
Replies: 451
Views: 53,379
Posted By Bingley
Tri-X @ iso 800 in Diafine, yellow...

Tri-X @ iso 800 in Diafine, yellow filter:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4852/32675435518_b1c56a0ae3_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RMq9zU)Tufa tower (https://flic.kr/p/RMq9zU) by bingley0522...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2019
Replies: 451
Views: 53,379
Posted By Bingley
Very nice, Sem.

Very nice, Sem.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Pan, Thank you.

Pan, Thank you.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
FWIW, I develop TMax 400, exposed at box speed,...

FWIW, I develop TMax 400, exposed at box speed, in HC 110 dilution h for 11 minutes at 20C. I do 30 seconds of initial agitation, and 3 inversions at 8, 5 and 2 minutes counting down. All of my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-31-2018
Replies: 954
Views: 150,599
Posted By Bingley
Rolleiflex Automat MX EVS, Tri-X @ iso 800 in...

Rolleiflex Automat MX EVS, Tri-X @ iso 800 in Diafine, yellow filter:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7852/32656464108_af782d5eab_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RKJV3C)Still (https://flic.kr/p/RKJV3C) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-31-2018
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Rolleiflex Automat MX EVS, TMax 400 in HC 110...

Rolleiflex Automat MX EVS, TMax 400 in HC 110 dilution h:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7856/32635300228_5cd2d6b95b_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RHSrL9)Aggregate (https://flic.kr/p/RHSrL9) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 3,110
Posted By Bingley
I have an M2, M3, IIIc, and a Bessa R2A. I had...

I have an M2, M3, IIIc, and a Bessa R2A. I had an M4-2 that I sold... it was (and I presume still is) a very nice camera, but I soured on it after experiencing a bent rewind spindle on a European...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-31-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,419
Posted By Bingley
I've had a number of Canon rangefinders over the...

I've had a number of Canon rangefinders over the years, and still have a IVSB2. Here's one shot from each of my Canon RF cameras. What they have in common is that each shot was taken with the Canon...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2018
Replies: 3,062
Views: 738,198
Posted By Bingley
Rolleiflex Automat MX EVS, yellow filter, TMax...

Rolleiflex Automat MX EVS, yellow filter, TMax 400:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4843/45653688484_248f685e45_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cyg635)Wood on wood (https://flic.kr/p/2cyg635) by...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-18-2018
Replies: 932
Views: 225,874
Posted By Bingley
Rolleiflex Automat MX EVS, TMax 400 in HC 110...

Rolleiflex Automat MX EVS, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil. h:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4828/44546048010_b86d6cb17b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aSo97w)Creases (https://flic.kr/p/2aSo97w) by bingley0522...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-17-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 14,473
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Ektar:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4907/44436464150_32763f2e2b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aGGuDC)Manzanita (https://flic.kr/p/2aGGuDC) by bingley0522...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-06-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,328
Posted By Bingley
I've got a Leica IIIc and a Canon IVSB2. Both...

I've got a Leica IIIc and a Canon IVSB2. Both are really nice for street photography. I don't have a Summar but if the sample you're looking at is fairly clean there's no reason not to use it.

I...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-29-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By Bingley
Congrats on getting a really nice lens. I had the...

Congrats on getting a really nice lens. I had the CV Skopar 35/2.5 and the Canon 35/2.0 v. II. Nice as it was, I sold the CV and kept the Canon, and have had no regrets. Quite a few recent photos...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-23-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,030
Posted By Bingley
Congrats on the M2, Colton. It’s a beautiful...

Congrats on the M2, Colton. It’s a beautiful camera in its simplicity and yours looks great. The M2 and Canon 35/2.0 is a great combination. I often shoot Canon glass with n my early button rewind...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2018
Replies: 1,736
Views: 284,265
Posted By Bingley
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4860/45162821444_d4...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4860/45162821444_d4ef081d01_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bNTgnf)Two horses... (https://flic.kr/p/2bNTgnf) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2018
Replies: 320
Views: 26,970
Posted By Bingley
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1973/45399658282_05...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1973/45399658282_058f62cdec_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2caP7H1)Summer afternoon (https://flic.kr/p/2caP7H1) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2018
Replies: 595
Views: 88,024
Posted By Bingley
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4880/30875226767_fe...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4880/30875226767_fe3c6b032a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P3kBeZ)Les Flaneurs (https://flic.kr/p/P3kBeZ) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-13-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bingley
Yet another vote for the Canon 50/1.5. I've had...

Yet another vote for the Canon 50/1.5. I've had a nice copy for a number of years, and keep returning to it b/c I love the way it renders. I seldom shoot it wide open, but it sharpens up quickly...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-12-2018
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110...

Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil. h:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4915/30896068117_7f5610f4bb_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P5bqDB)Quai d'Orleans (https://flic.kr/p/P5bqDB) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-10-2018
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Thanks, Erik. It’s a keeper of a lens alright.

Thanks, Erik. It’s a keeper of a lens alright.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-10-2018
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil....

Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil. h:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4845/45067211014_e818b11cae_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bEreHy)Air conditioning and conversation...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-10-2018
Replies: 533
Views: 47,615
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil....

Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil. h:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4893/45674052282_3d10aaaf18_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cA4su3)Notre Dame (https://flic.kr/p/2cA4su3) by bingley0522...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-09-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 2,833
Posted By Bingley
I seem to have accumulated quite a few 50mm...

I seem to have accumulated quite a few 50mm lenses of late, which I use on my M2 and M3 bodies. Given your interest in a compact lens that also can shoot at f2, and with attention to cost, I think...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-05-2018
Replies: 343
Views: 119,589
Posted By Bingley
I had the Skopar 35/2.5 in m mount and still have...

I had the Skopar 35/2.5 in m mount and still have the Canon 35/2.0 LTM. They're both superb lenses. Although the Canon has a modern look, as one might expect, the images it produces seem a little...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-01-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Bingley
Thanks, Helen. I also saw the article this...

Thanks, Helen. I also saw the article this morning by Orhan Pamuk. I love Ara Guler's photographs and have a number of his books. He was among a handful of great photographers who conveyed a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 4,673
Posted By Bingley
I've continued to maintain a Pro account at...

I've continued to maintain a Pro account at Flickr, and think these changes are positive. One of the best features of Flickr, IMO, are its groups, where like minded photographers can share...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-24-2018
Replies: 1,736
Views: 322,775
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, 50/1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, 50/1.8, Ektar:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1852/43384878884_1772d97f19_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/296LQZb)Flight (https://flic.kr/p/296LQZb) by bingley0522...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Bingley
I’m so sorry to hear this. He is one of my...

I’m so sorry to hear this. He is one of my photographer heros. His book on Istanbul is wonderful. Thanks for letting us know, Raid.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-18-2018
Replies: 828
Views: 92,230
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5,...

Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, Plus-X:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1868/43885233265_44f97d3d93_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29RZhUR)Jardin du Luxembourg (https://flic.kr/p/29RZhUR) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-18-2018
Replies: 828
Views: 92,230
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5,...

Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, Plus-X:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1901/29940922547_c7fcc511a7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MBM49x)Jardin du Luxembourg (https://flic.kr/p/MBM49x) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-18-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Bingley
I haven't posted many photos recently with...

I haven't posted many photos recently with compact cameras, although I've been shooting with them. Like lynn, I'm a fan of the Olympus XA. Here's one from last spring, taken with an XA on Agfa...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By Bingley
Over the last two years, I'd say Olympus XA and...

Over the last two years, I'd say Olympus XA and Leica IIIc, although more recently I've been shooting with an M2 and an M3 (while my IIIc is being serviced). Honorable mention for Rollei 35.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-16-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,863
Posted By Bingley
I'll chime in. I have an M2 and an M3, and had...

I'll chime in. I have an M2 and an M3, and had an M4-2 which I sold to another member here. I've never felt the need to have a Leica M with a meter. The M2 had a CLA a few years ago; the M3 (a...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-15-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bingley
I develop my own b&w, and then scan the negatives...

I develop my own b&w, and then scan the negatives to create digital files. I don't have a set up for wet printing. All the c-41 I have developed at a local camera store.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-11-2018
Replies: 617
Views: 142,341
Posted By Bingley
I use a generic 39mm hood coupled to a step-down...

I use a generic 39mm hood coupled to a step-down ring, which I bought from Heavystar years ago. The barndoor shade is effective, but looks odd in my opinion. The Heavystar hood works just fine. I...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-11-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By Bingley
Harry Fleenor overhauled my Rolleicord Vb last...

Harry Fleenor overhauled my Rolleicord Vb last year, including a shutter overhaul and installation of a Maxwell screen. He was not cheap, and he had the camera for around 6-7 months, but he did a...
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