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Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-12-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 16,686
Posted By kosta_g
Digging up an old thread. For those who don't...

Digging up an old thread.

For those who don't have the manual, i've added it to my dropbox:

Makina 670 Manual (https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6kptxtutoc9ii4j/AADxpPa2oMmUeE2bSKqO7bwGa?dl=0)

Courtesy...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-29-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 16,686
Posted By kosta_g
can i put out another call for the 670 manual /...

can i put out another call for the 670 manual / brochures? :D

can't get a hold of one online
Forum: RFF News 10-11-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 14,965
Posted By kosta_g
fantastic comp! i've made my submission :)

fantastic comp! i've made my submission :)
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-13-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,563
Posted By kosta_g
funny you mention it, twopointeight. I get that...

funny you mention it, twopointeight. I get that feeling when wandering around Melbourne after being in Indonesia (quite a frequent occurence)
Seeing everyone glued to their phones; there's no life,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-22-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 3,688
Posted By kosta_g
Use a digicam and a light box! if you already...

Use a digicam and a light box! if you already have one that will save some pennies.
http://petapixel.com/2012/12/24/how-to-scan-your-film-using-a-digital-camera-and-macro-lens/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 6,697
Posted By kosta_g
Well i got the M2 version also because I sold my...

Well i got the M2 version also because I sold my M3, but that was 2012... Haha
You can see a few shots on my flickr from it but i haven't published for some time now. Shot a lot of stuff in 2012...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 6,697
Posted By kosta_g
A long dead old thread revived by Richard G....

A long dead old thread revived by Richard G. Thanks mate! I was getting pms from people selling their 35mm lenses haha!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-19-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 13,637
Posted By kosta_g
At least 3 copies available at Metropolis books...

At least 3 copies available at Metropolis books in Melbourne. $60
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks Bob, I am usually a roll in the pocket...

Thanks Bob, I am usually a roll in the pocket kind of guy too. may have been some leftover sand or something from the beach?

I'll keep that in mind for future, too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks for all the advice guys. It is scratching...

Thanks for all the advice guys.

It is scratching - i'd suggest it's from some debris because it lasted a few rolls and then hasn't appeared since. might have been some sand as it got my first few...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By kosta_g
strange lines on my slides… is it my camera?

I've got an issue with some strange dark marks on my slides, which is fairly consistent across several rolls.
first i thought it was my scanner but then I was considering it was my camera… although...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 1,334
Posted By kosta_g
i'm on 21/35 or 28/50 too

i'm on 21/35 or 28/50 too
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-06-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,792
Posted By kosta_g
thanks fred bonatto :) great stuff

thanks fred bonatto :) great stuff
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-09-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 13,586
Posted By kosta_g
b&w film, because I love to be able to make a...

b&w film, because I love to be able to make a darkroom print of a great image.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-16-2014
Replies: 1,714
Views: 439,981
Posted By kosta_g
Nice one, Mike. I still hunger for the p67 and...

Nice one, Mike. I still hunger for the p67 and 55/4! But the plaubel is also fantastic to use.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-13-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 6,147
Posted By kosta_g
ok so it looks like you want a fast-ish lens......

ok so it looks like you want a fast-ish lens... if so I'd go the 35/1.4 MC if you shot colour...
otherwise i'd get the 35/2.5 color-skopar. a great and tiny lens.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2014
Replies: 1,714
Views: 439,981
Posted By kosta_g
this camera is still heavy on my "to shoot"...

this camera is still heavy on my "to shoot" list....
^it would actually be relatively "heavy" on that list too!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-10-2014
Replies: 233
Views: 31,089
Posted By kosta_g
maybe this thread should be titled "post and...

maybe this thread should be titled "post and re-post your kodachromes"
Sadly i'd never really heard of kodachrome before the last roll was developed. I wish I had shot some.

Maybe there should be...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-05-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,603
Posted By kosta_g
old lenses getting a new life. very nice. thanks...

old lenses getting a new life. very nice. thanks for sharing
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-02-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,625
Posted By kosta_g
i love that first image - it has some very...

i love that first image - it has some very dreamlike qualities to it. which lens was that, if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,877
Posted By kosta_g
great story but we need photos. otherwise it's...

great story but we need photos. otherwise it's just a story ;)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-30-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,577
Posted By kosta_g
thanks Dan! i'll look one up

thanks Dan! i'll look one up
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-26-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 16,686
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks for the manual! :D

Thanks for the manual! :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,329
Posted By kosta_g
i enjoyed the c-sonnar but it does have a modern...

i enjoyed the c-sonnar but it does have a modern look (which can be a plus or minus depending on what you want).
I'm keen to try the nikkor 50/1.4 as well as the new vm 50/1.5.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,746
Posted By kosta_g
OK it's not a Leica lens or camera, but it's m...

OK it's not a Leica lens or camera, but it's m mount.
Zeiss Ikon + ZM 50/1.5 C-sonnar on pushed tri-x (1600)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7191/6880460258_4bc8bb9608_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-28-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 4,828
Posted By kosta_g
the summaron is an amazing lens, but the 40mm...

the summaron is an amazing lens, but the 40mm summicron is also pretty damn good. i prefer the focus tab on the summaron, but i've seen something like this fitted to the 40 cron..
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-07-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 3,638
Posted By kosta_g
I take it you aren't using "M8" to mean...

I take it you aren't using "M8" to mean "mate"?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-05-2013
Replies: 1,112
Views: 240,702
Posted By kosta_g
love the hektor, i've always wanted to try one.

love the hektor, i've always wanted to try one.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-30-2013
Replies: 291
Views: 26,173
Posted By kosta_g
Great analogy and well put. I like your outlook,...

Great analogy and well put. I like your outlook, Anthony.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-16-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 15,878
Posted By kosta_g
good goal to have. I share that one with you!

good goal to have. I share that one with you!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-15-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 5,422
Posted By kosta_g
interesting shots - the scans came up nicely! I...

interesting shots - the scans came up nicely!

I also am really enjoying a 28 elmarit-asph. i think they are great for street. I think i have to get closer...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-15-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 15,878
Posted By kosta_g
I for one am happy to shoot candidly - though I...

I for one am happy to shoot candidly - though I will make sure I try to take the best possible picture of the person otherwise i'll delete/not use it (film). There are things you can't capture when...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,910
Posted By kosta_g
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2868/8886939305_7796...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2868/8886939305_7796d91239_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kosta_g/8886939305/)
F1000012-2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kosta_g/8886939305/) by Kosta....
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 06-17-2013
Replies: 315
Views: 37,114
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks for showing what you are seeing, the...

Thanks for showing what you are seeing, the commentary is especially interesting. very tough times ahead in Turkey. I think there will be much more to come from what I'm reading all over the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-13-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By kosta_g
they are all good lenses. I doubt you would be...

they are all good lenses. I doubt you would be disappointed with any.

do you really get that much subject isolation with a 35mm lens?
I'd get the faster 50 in this case (for your portraits and...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-19-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 9,737
Posted By kosta_g
I got it because it is extremely sharp/high res...

I got it because it is extremely sharp/high res and no real distortion worth mentioning. it is tiny too.
I'd say it's probably the sharpest 21 in native m mount. (Maybe the super-elmar is sharper but...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-16-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 1,542
Posted By kosta_g
i love natto. flipped my girlfriend's Japanese...

i love natto. flipped my girlfriend's Japanese grandparents out though! "ehhh!!??"
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,872
Posted By kosta_g
well I know for a fact that the super angulon...

well I know for a fact that the super angulon 21/3.4 doesn't fit on a zeiss ikon... not sure on r4m though...sorry!
someone else will have to vouch for that combo!

I believe the closest rangefinder...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By kosta_g
thank you Helen. :)

thank you Helen. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By kosta_g
^that said, I'd probably look for a late v4, or...

^that said, I'd probably look for a late v4, or try the canon 35mm f/2 simply because the price for the v1 has become ridiculous - and according to a few techs, they are prone to having glass issues...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By kosta_g
I've had the above three lenses mentioned (but...

I've had the above three lenses mentioned (but not the canon)
The summaron is an excellent lens and I think it is much higher resolution when stopped down (5.6-8)
I prefer the rendering of the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 5,835
Posted By kosta_g
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8358/8444814779_cd7d...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8358/8444814779_cd7d34303d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kosta_g/8444814779/)
Last night in Shinjuku (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kosta_g/8444814779/) by Kosta....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-05-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 15,854
Posted By kosta_g
I've got a couple of rolls to develop, but so far...

I've got a couple of rolls to develop, but so far I think this camera is the bomb. very fun to use. It will be tricky to try and master, but fun to use.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-05-2013
Replies: 236
Views: 66,688
Posted By kosta_g
Sounds like you have had some excellent times...

Sounds like you have had some excellent times with these lenses. I'd love to see some of your works. I'd also take the beach as a place where a filter is required. nothing like that sandy salty wind...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-04-2013
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,862
Posted By kosta_g
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8511/8421736847_cf62...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8511/8421736847_cf62991889_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kosta_g/8421736847/)
Last night in Shinjuku (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kosta_g/8421736847/) by Kosta....
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-27-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,577
Posted By kosta_g
to dig up an old thread - did rollei make a bay 1...

to dig up an old thread - did rollei make a bay 1 polarising filter that had two lenses? so that you could see the effects in the wlf..
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-24-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,309
Posted By kosta_g
nice work there :) love the second pic where the...

nice work there :) love the second pic where the old guy is leaning in for a whiff of what's cooking.

for a moment I thought xp1 was some new ilford film! (I only have post-work brain fade to blame)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2013
Replies: 466
Views: 80,483
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks :) yes it is indeed. shot on ARista...

Thanks :) yes it is indeed. shot on ARista Premium 400, @800.
Forum: Travel 12-17-2012
Replies: 126
Views: 9,675
Posted By kosta_g
do it. shoot film. i do not regret dropping...

do it. shoot film. i do not regret dropping digital for travel. so what - you have to carry some film. it's light and easy enough to store. Swc and the barnack/tower. good times
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-14-2012
Replies: 476
Views: 69,556
Posted By kosta_g
mine arrived last week and I love it. absolutely...

mine arrived last week and I love it. absolutely fun camera to use.
will scan some of the negs and post em soon!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-04-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,301
Posted By kosta_g
you are definitely good friend. I'm sure your...

you are definitely good friend. I'm sure your friend is extremely grateful.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-22-2012
Replies: 466
Views: 80,483
Posted By kosta_g
wow this is surreal... i see faces and...

wow this is surreal... i see faces and hands...brilliant



Thank you :) Your shot is quite the mystery and very well seen.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-22-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 3,810
Posted By kosta_g
i'd say if you need the light meter, M6,...

i'd say if you need the light meter, M6, otherwise M2 every day of the week. I love mine, so perhaps i'm biased?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-20-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 15,854
Posted By kosta_g
well I just bit the bullet and bought one... a...

well I just bit the bullet and bought one... a late swc/m... should arrive in a week or two.
I have several rolls of tmax 400 awaiting it's arrival... (this means you'll see some leica stuff up for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-20-2012
Replies: 347
Views: 120,469
Posted By kosta_g
well, not to beat a dead horse, but how do you...

well, not to beat a dead horse, but how do you keep the skies so clean? I think maybe it's to do with the pre-wash/soak before developing?

I did a few rolls of trix and efke shot at box speed and i...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 11,072
Posted By kosta_g
i've had much the same experience as you. hang em...

i've had much the same experience as you. hang em with a weight and they come out straight after drying. if they aren't fixed enough I find them a little purple..
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-11-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 11,072
Posted By kosta_g
actually shot my entire trip to Japan this year...

actually shot my entire trip to Japan this year on it. love it.

Japan 2012...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-11-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,406
Posted By kosta_g
Has anyone had experience modifying a GA645? I'm...

Has anyone had experience modifying a GA645?

I'm wanting to actually shrink the film size to get a certain aspect ratio and therefore more shots...
I wonder how hard it is to put a new frame mask...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-06-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 4,352
Posted By kosta_g
I'd recommend the Gordy strap. they are solid. I...

I'd recommend the Gordy strap. they are solid. I haven't tried any others though.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-26-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 4,200
Posted By kosta_g
lets see some pics from the latest roll Michael :)

lets see some pics from the latest roll Michael :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-11-2012
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,862
Posted By kosta_g
lovely, Dan. that lens is surgical-grade sharp! I...

lovely, Dan.
that lens is surgical-grade sharp! I kind of miss it!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-11-2012
Replies: 143
Views: 76,546
Posted By kosta_g
i'm really looking forward to this lens. I've...

i'm really looking forward to this lens. I've long wanted a faster 21mm lens. though i love the 4.5 for it's straightness, excellent resolution and size. is the perfect partner to the c-sonnar imo.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-08-2012
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,862
Posted By kosta_g
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8035/8066219875_2c57...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8035/8066219875_2c575c79fc_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kosta_g/8066219875/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kosta_g/8066219875/) by Kosta....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2012
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,862
Posted By kosta_g
sweet label. that tatt is dedication! i'd like to...

sweet label. that tatt is dedication! i'd like to see his record collection!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2012
Replies: 1,203
Views: 340,862
Posted By kosta_g
Simon that one is a classic. how did you find...

Simon that one is a classic. how did you find that place? and how many circumcised wooden penis ashtrays did they actually sell?!

From Nara - watching a guy enjoy his bikeride into the late...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,770
Posted By kosta_g
just get the M6 and forget about the issue! the...

just get the M6 and forget about the issue! the extra cash will always help towards travel/film/processing. everyone always says this but then a lot still end up buying the M4 down the track anyway!...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-06-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 15,386
Posted By kosta_g
I just wanted to make a small contribution about...

I just wanted to make a small contribution about this book, as I received my copy this week and have found myself revisiting it several times.

The images, layout and progression are all excellent....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-25-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,553
Posted By kosta_g
interesting images John! Hung is a nice guy

interesting images John! Hung is a nice guy
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-30-2012
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,868
Posted By kosta_g
some really nice camera pron here.

some really nice camera pron here.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 9,269
Posted By kosta_g
It an interesting albeit advertising read. I do...

It an interesting albeit advertising read. I do very much like Bruce's work (regardless of what he used to take it) It's his images I find interesting at the end of the day.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-02-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,311
Posted By kosta_g
and yeah...about...

and yeah...about that:
http://www.cnet.com.au/fujifilm-discontinues-some-velvia-films-339340846.htm

it's only velvia 100f that's been discontinued in most formats.
velvia 50 is only discontinued in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-02-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,311
Posted By kosta_g
actually Agfa precisa ct is sensia 100. according...

actually Agfa precisa ct is sensia 100. according to the local photo store who have confirmed it with Fuji, and who import and sell it at about $6/roll

let's see the scans of sensia 400! i've never...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-18-2012
Replies: 323
Views: 34,622
Posted By kosta_g
this thread is an excellent read. I had to slide...

this thread is an excellent read.

I had to slide test my m3 before my travels this wednesday, and here is one of the results - funnily enough on velvia 100f... but I haven't got the scanning method...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 68,631
Posted By kosta_g
that is such a good colour. with chrome levers it...

that is such a good colour. with chrome levers it would look amazing.
like the mysterious M2 "Luftwaffe" grey...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By kosta_g
both true statements. Because I'm not starting...

both true statements. Because I'm not starting off around major cities, I won't have much time to be film shopping.
Price-wise I find it more effective to prepare before hand.

I ended up with mostly...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-16-2012
Replies: 323
Views: 34,622
Posted By kosta_g
i plan to shoot 25 rolls of it very soon. :) For...

i plan to shoot 25 rolls of it very soon. :)

For those in Melbourne - Vanbar has Agfa Precisa for $7/roll (it's Fuji Sensia) for 35mm.

get awn it!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-14-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks everyone for the food for thought. I know...

Thanks everyone for the food for thought. I know it is a rather silly problem. Hexar rf or a bessa sound interesting. Otherwise i guess i'll just pick up a cheapo meter and use my m2 for the colour...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-14-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By kosta_g
So my ikon won't make it home in time before my holiday...

I had to send my ikon in for a warranty repair - and it doesnt look like it's going to make it back before i travel for a month to Japan. (i leave next wednesday)

I could trade some lenses toward a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-10-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 4,360
Posted By kosta_g
keep the bp lux - rare as rocking horse po0......

keep the bp lux - rare as rocking horse po0... and insure the damn thing!
or if you are uncomfortable with the value of it every time you go out, just keep the cron and sonnar, and pack some fast...
Forum: Travel 06-10-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,368
Posted By kosta_g
excellent documenting of the streets of...

excellent documenting of the streets of Afghanistan.

I'm fascinated to find out a little bit more of how you found your time there.

cheers
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,424
Posted By kosta_g
you'll probably find it isn't up to the...

you'll probably find it isn't up to the performance of the c biogon. there is a long period of time of development between the two. the biogon is possibly one of the sharpest 35s out.
that said, it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-30-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,943
Posted By kosta_g
nor could his head! :P

nor could his head! :P
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2012
Replies: 4,649
Views: 1,321,347
Posted By kosta_g
Michael, absolutely gorgeous work (and...

Michael, absolutely gorgeous work (and model).

Well done.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By kosta_g
that does not sound normal if it is that bright....

that does not sound normal if it is that bright. I don't know if it is a mechanical or electrical issue there... may be either.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,998
Posted By kosta_g
Good luck Mark, stay safe, and thank you for your...

Good luck Mark, stay safe, and thank you for your efforts.
Forum: RFF Polls 05-23-2012
Replies: 80
Views: 12,602
Posted By kosta_g
best comment ever. i guess at around 8% of the...

best comment ever.

i guess at around 8% of the vote, that's probably what Leica is expecting in sales anyway - 8% of the rf market perhaps? not sure the % taken away from regular M9 or percentage of...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-23-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 4,523
Posted By kosta_g
I had and loved the sonnar... and I think given...

I had and loved the sonnar... and I think given the choice i'd go it again in a heartbeat.

the planar i've always enjoyed the images from (other people's work, mind you) but still haven't tried...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 4,775
Posted By kosta_g
What he said. unless you want a leica or an M...

What he said. unless you want a leica or an M body.
otherwise i'd find a good second hand ikon which works very well.

good luck :)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-08-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,546
Posted By kosta_g
Please have a look online - I did my m3 myself...

Please have a look online - I did my m3 myself which was much easier than I expected.

Could save you some cash.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-07-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,377
Posted By kosta_g
you could always try the voigtlander 50/2 as...

you could always try the voigtlander 50/2 as another option.
but a nice rigid cron is a brilliant lens.

I loved the c-sonnar and wish I hadn't sold mine.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2012
Replies: 210
Views: 29,434
Posted By kosta_g
very nice images in this whole thread. Dan -...

very nice images in this whole thread.

Dan - those last two are excellent. Portra is one deluxe film.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By kosta_g
here's another image of the priest giving the...

here's another image of the priest giving the final prayer - about Christ having arisen.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7059/7105875813_570c97cbb1_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By kosta_g
touché - but to answer your question, no, not at...

touché - but to answer your question, no, not at all really. hence the :P

I just can't remember if it was a 35 or 50 in those shots or a combination of both! i think 3/4 are 50mm actually.

just to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By kosta_g
Thank you both. Jon - I didn't think it mattered...

Thank you both.
Jon - I didn't think it mattered ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By kosta_g
Greek Orthodox Easter in Australia

Hi guys,
a couple of weeks ago my family celebrated Easter - Greek Orthodox style.

I'm not big on the whole event personally - but love it for the family gathering that it is and more so the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-23-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By kosta_g
just stop browsing forums and auction sites. go...

just stop browsing forums and auction sites. go and take pictures and read books, engage with other people etc. it can be easy when you aren't looking. Window shopping with no intention to buy is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-23-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By kosta_g
a bit of black paint leica envy for everyone! :P

a bit of black paint leica envy for everyone! :P
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,808
Posted By kosta_g
congratulations!

congratulations!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By kosta_g
Cheers for that. yes I find 1600 would only work...

Cheers for that. yes I find 1600 would only work if it was a 12 shot roll, but I may be burning through a little bit of film, yes.

I have one of those lead bags that I'll take my film in as carry...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-14-2012
Replies: 236
Views: 66,688
Posted By kosta_g
People still wonder why i shoot film, as they see...

People still wonder why i shoot film, as they see it as an inconvenience. I like it.
You have a lovely car by the way. Must be fun to drive!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-12-2012
Replies: 236
Views: 66,688
Posted By kosta_g
I love the second shot Emiliano.

I love the second shot Emiliano.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By kosta_g
Yes it was about the same time. Thanks everyone...

Yes it was about the same time.

Thanks everyone for the tips! I was looking for some fuji superia 1600 on the bay probably to go with provia 100f and portra 400.

Any recommendations where to buy...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks Lflex. I've travelled to Japan before (2...

Thanks Lflex. I've travelled to Japan before (2 years ago) at around the same time, and didn't really have any issue with the weather then! fingers crossed! :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-12-2012
Replies: 236
Views: 66,688
Posted By kosta_g
nice, that's not really bad flare - i'd call it a...

nice, that's not really bad flare - i'd call it a nice "glow" :P
keep the pics coming people :) this lens has such a unique fingerprint
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,648
Posted By kosta_g
ah the pitfalls of the change to the rewind...

ah the pitfalls of the change to the rewind design. yes I have heard of this too and experienced it once in my m4 before fixing it up.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks Gabor :)

Thanks Gabor :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By kosta_g
Which colour film for Japan?

Hi guys,

I'm going to Japan for 4 weeks during June/July. Yay! (Hence why I'm selling heaps of gear...to fund it!)

I am taking two cameras with me and a few lenses (21/35/50 or 21/35/85 or 90) with...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,775
Posted By kosta_g
I develop my B&W stuff myself but for the colour...

I develop my B&W stuff myself but for the colour it goes over to the labs. E6 stuff a week (because I don't live nearby so I only visit on the weekend) and C41 stuff about an hour at BigW...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 3,905
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks Keith, And I was just looking at my last...

Thanks Keith,

And I was just looking at my last ten rolls of tri-x and thinking, "this is not going to be enough for 4 weeks in Japan!" ;)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 04-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By kosta_g
woohoo! nice pickup Keith! looking forward to...

woohoo! nice pickup Keith! looking forward to seeing your digital work.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2012
Replies: 148
Views: 8,542
Posted By kosta_g
23. (last year:P) An M3 DS. which came with a...

23. (last year:P) An M3 DS. which came with a rigid cron and a 3.5'ron. I've since sold my babies.
Now I live with an M2 and 35cron. I can't afford leica glass...it somehow manages to make it's way...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-25-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 6,607
Posted By kosta_g
Excellent work Don. I hope the book is well...

Excellent work Don. I hope the book is well received. :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 147
Views: 53,041
Posted By kosta_g
fantastic work posted in this thread. i'm digging...

fantastic work posted in this thread. i'm digging the old glass!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-25-2012
Replies: 111
Views: 55,740
Posted By kosta_g
oh man, i just sold my c-sonnar and now I see...

oh man, i just sold my c-sonnar and now I see this. i love sonnar lenses for shooting people. just beautiful. kudos to all the image posters, you have a wonderful collection.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-07-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7,739
Posted By kosta_g
i'd vote for the regular summicron rigid. same...

i'd vote for the regular summicron rigid. same optics as the DR without the extra weight. Close focusing is nice though.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-02-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,546
Posted By kosta_g
film prices are pretty much fine everywhere else...

film prices are pretty much fine everywhere else in the world. it's just some countries they are insane. Oz/NZ being a couple of them.

plenty of people will still buy film at the US/(some european)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-01-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,546
Posted By kosta_g
I might start a new thread next week about...

I might start a new thread next week about possibly doing a 3 or 6 monthly bulk order for Australian film shooters from US/EU (depending on price/availability/shipping) so I would be keen to find out...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-30-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,546
Posted By kosta_g
it's a pretty serious issue for film shooters...

it's a pretty serious issue for film shooters who've either converted from digital or don't want to move to digital. an older man went into the local photo store in the shopping centre the other day...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-28-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,546
Posted By kosta_g
don't ever buy from Michael's camera again...

don't ever buy from Michael's camera again :P

seriously, buy online. $6 for ektar. much more reasonable.

I get my colour negs done at big w for $4.95 a roll and scan at home most of the time then...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-28-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,546
Posted By kosta_g
I never buy film in Australia unless it's a...

I never buy film in Australia unless it's a desperate moment, but I usually come prepared.

I scoffed at the lady who asked me for $18 for a roll of neopan 400.

doesn't matter how much you order...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-18-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,925
Posted By kosta_g
I prefer DS, but if the m3 i bought was ss it...

I prefer DS, but if the m3 i bought was ss it wouldn't matter so much.

My advice: find mechanically and a nice one and enjoy using it.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-15-2012
Replies: 430
Views: 43,813
Posted By kosta_g
I thought the spirit of the OM was it's size,...

I thought the spirit of the OM was it's size, weight, technology and most importantly feel. how you get good feel with a bunch of buttons and a touch screen is beyond me.

I think it may be the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,467
Posted By kosta_g
what he said!

what he said!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 7,283
Posted By kosta_g
Ok...so I put street. because when I have spare...

Ok...so I put street. because when I have spare time that's usually where I head for pictures, but really I take pictures of anything: Landscapes, skies, people, holidays... all amateurish but highly...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,284
Posted By kosta_g
funnily enough I talked about this place with a...

funnily enough I talked about this place with a guy from work about two months ago - as I use film and he told me he had done a job for Kodak previously.

I rarely see film photographers in...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-02-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 8,438
Posted By kosta_g
this is interesting... I plan to do some dark...

this is interesting... I plan to do some dark room printing this year - had my first go at it a few months ago and was amazed...

I think after some more time playing I will give this method a go.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-23-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 18,914
Posted By kosta_g
great little lens. I hope to pick one up next...

great little lens. I hope to pick one up next batch. hopefully Mr. Miyazaki plans to make another M lens in the future. He does great work.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-20-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,631
Posted By kosta_g
do a quick google search for it and contain the...

do a quick google search for it and contain the word "flickr". I have some in my "stream" if you want to see :)

*edit* this is kind of all I have tagged but there are plenty more....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 6,785
Posted By kosta_g
Yeh, it is a bottom loader! You plug the USB in...

Yeh, it is a bottom loader! You plug the USB in the bottom and load in all your songs!
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-15-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 14,488
Posted By kosta_g
it's like knowing what you're getting for...

it's like knowing what you're getting for christmas - I kind of hate these rumour sites. where's the suspense gone? the art of building up a product through a manufacturer is lost!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,552
Posted By kosta_g
wow this is a great find! good work! enjoy the...

wow this is a great find!

good work!

enjoy the new toys, and you look well and truly set for lenses!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-14-2011
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,433
Posted By kosta_g
there is some brilliant work in here! I hope to...

there is some brilliant work in here! I hope to be picking up my om-2n (from home - as I left it in a rush to travel interstate for work) for some shooting next week!

hopefully I can add a picture...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-11-2011
Replies: 71
Views: 26,520
Posted By kosta_g
I too love this lens, it's a...

I too love this lens, it's a beauty!

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6117/6248240090_e89da064a7_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6248240090/in/photostream)
Forum: Off Topic 11-02-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,971
Posted By kosta_g
we have a winner! ps I think OC camera are just...

we have a winner!

ps I think OC camera are just using it as a sales prop - given Ken Rockwell advertises them on his site. favours for friends, etc.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-01-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,433
Posted By kosta_g
Youxin is awesome to deal with! Highly...

Youxin is awesome to deal with! Highly recommended!
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 10-27-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 9,630
Posted By kosta_g
wow! I was always tempted by this camera set but...

wow! I was always tempted by this camera set but just couldn't bring myself to invest in another mount/type :(
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-20-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 5,215
Posted By kosta_g
in NYC it's about the same price at BH as hp5...

in NYC it's about the same price at BH as hp5 (when I bought some two months ago)
I have a roll exposed but not developed. Had a sticky shutter on an om-2s which I returned for a -2n, so i'm not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-12-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 4,251
Posted By kosta_g
who needs more lenses? :P stick with the m3 and...

who needs more lenses? :P

stick with the m3 and just use a 35mm lens, you will get used to the framing. I believe the finder (if you hid the framelines) is close to 37mm anyway! you could always try...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-12-2011
Replies: 1,432
Views: 480,016
Posted By kosta_g
the prices for these lenses are ridiculous....

the prices for these lenses are ridiculous. beyond reason. I wish I had a time machine and could go back 5 years and pick up these babies at a more reasonable price. it seems the last few years have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 9,073
Posted By kosta_g
fantastic stuff! I like 21mm but just find it...

fantastic stuff! I like 21mm but just find it tricky at times with "street" shooting. I am working on it thought! gotta get real close!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-11-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,454
Posted By kosta_g
hahaha you should stop checking out your "rig" so...

hahaha you should stop checking out your "rig" so often then!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-10-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,883
Posted By kosta_g
nice work, those shots are great, i think the...

nice work, those shots are great, i think the gritty-ness gives a sense of the mood of living next to the railway. is it still in operation?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,697
Posted By kosta_g
there is also a disadvantage to the goggles -...

there is also a disadvantage to the goggles - they turn the most flare-proof finder into a flare-prone one :(

time to write a pros and cons list!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,697
Posted By kosta_g
Oh I do realise that, just when you use it on a...

Oh I do realise that, just when you use it on a lower magnification finder it further reduces the magnification and makes it a bit more awkward to use.

Probably need to see some image samples from...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-09-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,697
Posted By kosta_g
if the price was right, would you get a 35mm cron v1 if it had goggles?

fellow rff'ers

if the price was right, and the condition very good, would you get a 35mm summicron type 1 (8 element), if it had goggles?

am i being silly worrying that this limits me (sort of) to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-09-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,691
Posted By kosta_g
nice work Chris, really enjoying your...

nice work Chris, really enjoying your contributions of these parts of the states.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-08-2011
Replies: 236
Views: 66,688
Posted By kosta_g
brilliant little lens. would love to find and try...

brilliant little lens. would love to find and try one some day!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-07-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 3,736
Posted By kosta_g
probably unbalanced because there are too many...

probably unbalanced because there are too many 5's on the right and 4's on the left. not sure really. could be due to the power lines in the background. god they are the bane of photography...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-02-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,684
Posted By kosta_g
looking forward to seeing his work, thanks for...

looking forward to seeing his work, thanks for sharing the link.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-02-2011
Replies: 152
Views: 41,054
Posted By kosta_g
that last one is great Andre. I also really like...

that last one is great Andre. I also really like the second one. very barren wall with only a few elements to draw your attention to.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-29-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,096
Posted By kosta_g
thanks t6un. i think that really cleared up a lot...

thanks t6un. i think that really cleared up a lot of the misunderstanding people have with using lenses designed for one format on another with a "crop factor".
Forum: Nikon RF 09-29-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 6,098
Posted By kosta_g
oooh thanks jon! that looks lovely

oooh thanks jon! that looks lovely
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-28-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,322
Posted By kosta_g
great work Chris. I really like both of those...

great work Chris. I really like both of those shots.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-23-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By kosta_g
i was lucky i didn't get hit with bad traffic in...

i was lucky i didn't get hit with bad traffic in la on the freeways (or are they called motorways?) going out east... must have been at the right time of day!

nice work chris :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-22-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 8,736
Posted By kosta_g
yeh if you like almost zero distortion, zeiss...

yeh if you like almost zero distortion, zeiss lenses are usually the go. hence the "3d"-ness. because of the accuracy of the representation with respect to distortion.

some say they challenge leica...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-22-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 8,736
Posted By kosta_g
post some pics if you get one:) I've gotta sell...

post some pics if you get one:) I've gotta sell some stuff off first before I can buy anything else! this may be an incentive!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-22-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 8,736
Posted By kosta_g
I was looking into a summilux but i think i'll...

I was looking into a summilux but i think i'll opt to try out the voigtlander and keep some money in my bank for a change (not the lens bank)
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 09-18-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 8,484
Posted By kosta_g
great work tom. you make it a very attractive...

great work tom. you make it a very attractive lens! (visually...not price-wise!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-13-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 6,037
Posted By kosta_g
you don't have to be a bokeh freak to want it...

you don't have to be a bokeh freak to want it calibrated to 1.5. it's still bokeh-full at 2.8 anyway. plus why bother with a lens that has 1.5 aperture unless you want to utilise it's unique...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2011
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,843
Posted By kosta_g
got a rolleicord va and a Winder-2 for my OM. I...

got a rolleicord va and a Winder-2 for my OM. I want a 35mm lux...but that's not going to happen anytime soon!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-12-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,686
Posted By kosta_g
without looking at the names I fell in love with...

without looking at the names I fell in love with the lux rendering...so sexy.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-11-2011
Replies: 98
Views: 14,390
Posted By kosta_g
keep on it keith, we all suck at this sometimes....

keep on it keith, we all suck at this sometimes. but I think we are all probably pretty good at this too. sometimes a change of (temporary) scenery makes the whole difference.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 9,472
Posted By kosta_g
I think the summarit looks like a fantastic lens....

I think the summarit looks like a fantastic lens. tiny, sharp yet smooth, and the tonality is quite good considering it is probably designed for the digital m (?)

I have a summaron 2.8 mit goggles...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2011
Replies: 154
Views: 27,832
Posted By kosta_g
I own an m4 and and m3 ds, and i voted for the m3...

I own an m4 and and m3 ds, and i voted for the m3 (preferably ds - as I like the mechanism better than ss...i think my thumb has evolved (?) to suit it and now the single stroke is too far to reach...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-10-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By kosta_g
just doing a no-film test with the back open,...

just doing a no-film test with the back open, lens pointing at a light, the shutter speeds affected are 500 and 1000.... don't even discern a blip of light as the shutter is released!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-10-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By kosta_g
thanks guys. I will see how the next rolls come...

thanks guys. I will see how the next rolls come up...hopefully this is not a recurring issue. might have to send an email off to youxin...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By kosta_g
thanks, this was what I was thinking too....it's...

thanks,
this was what I was thinking too....it's only been 3 months since it was cla'd by youxin :S
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By kosta_g
M3 - frames blacking out? black frames?

OK so first of all, it's not the lens cap being on! (I'm not that new to this, but I may be that silly)

here's a snapshot of the negatives I developed today...see the frames whitening (blacking)...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-08-2011
Replies: 96
Views: 9,769
Posted By kosta_g
yeahhhhh! I like that one Rob.

yeahhhhh! I like that one Rob.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-08-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,980
Posted By kosta_g
brilliant work, i thoroughly enjoyed this book...

brilliant work, i thoroughly enjoyed this book and find it a pleasure to look through. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-08-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 14,670
Posted By kosta_g
fantastic thread! I couldn't discern very much...

fantastic thread! I couldn't discern very much over the image other than the slight differences in out of focus areas and a little bit of flatness in the horizon shot... there isn't too much standing...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-04-2011
Replies: 2,584
Views: 645,544
Posted By kosta_g
I think if I were to use digital again, this...

I think if I were to use digital again, this would be it. fantastic shots guys, they have a wonderful feel to them.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-04-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 11,139
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks for sharing peter, looks like a fantastic...

Thanks for sharing peter, looks like a fantastic little lens.

on your m2 do you just tape off the framelines or use the 35mm lines to compose with a mental adjustment?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-02-2011
Replies: 70
Views: 4,578
Posted By kosta_g
no probs! it's who I plan to use to help process...

no probs! it's who I plan to use to help process the film and scans while i'm busy throughout the weekdays!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-02-2011
Replies: 270
Views: 146,976
Posted By kosta_g
Nokton classic glove! great work with showing off...

Nokton classic glove!
great work with showing off the new lens! thanks :D
looks stellar
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-01-2011
Replies: 70
Views: 4,578
Posted By kosta_g
try melbourne film supplies - they will do it a...

try melbourne film supplies - they will do it a lot cheaper... http://www.facebook.com/pages/Melbourne-Film-Processing-Supplies/192853034081634?sk=info
vanbar is great but this guy seems like he will...
Forum: Travel 08-30-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,646
Posted By kosta_g
hit up b&h photo! best film prices I've ever come...

hit up b&h photo! best film prices I've ever come across. love the store! has this overhead conveyor system which is nuts.
I wish we had film prices like that in Oz!
Forum: Travel 08-30-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By kosta_g
good luck for a good cause! hope it's a great...

good luck for a good cause! hope it's a great experience for you
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,024
Posted By kosta_g
do you have an iPhone? just get the free and...

do you have an iPhone? just get the free and decent light meter app. it's pretty good if you ask me. saves you carrying extra gear if you are carrying the phone with you.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-17-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,213
Posted By kosta_g
post pics! :P I was considering this instead of...

post pics! :P

I was considering this instead of the elmarit asph....but the prices are quite similar and I love the handling of the elmarit...and the fact that it's running the same filter thread as...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-13-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 5,727
Posted By kosta_g
Fantastic shot. 28mm feels so natural

Fantastic shot. 28mm feels so natural
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-12-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,359
Posted By kosta_g
nice work! i like the caption under the...

nice work! i like the caption under the photograph.

this could work out as a decent small job for you! good luck:)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,531
Posted By kosta_g
wonderful work, it is a beauty and you have a...

wonderful work, it is a beauty and you have a good eye for it!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-11-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 4,077
Posted By kosta_g
amazing shots friend, absolutely beautiful light.

amazing shots friend, absolutely beautiful light.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2011
Replies: 4,649
Views: 1,321,347
Posted By kosta_g
this is an awesome thread! love it! hope to...

this is an awesome thread! love it! hope to contribute soon!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,001
Posted By kosta_g
I can't wait to get my old cron recoated to give...

I can't wait to get my old cron recoated to give it a bit of love. not in a happy state at the moment but they are beautiful lenses. nice work from all posters.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-10-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 7,640
Posted By kosta_g
fantastic album, I can't wait to see this...

fantastic album, I can't wait to see this beautiful country for myself!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 3,772
Posted By kosta_g
I love these rules, fantastic. I had a mental...

I love these rules, fantastic.

I had a mental black out and went to change the film in the camera - before I rewound it! burned!

I also forgot which flask had fixer and which had wetting agent and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-06-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By kosta_g
thanks for starting this thread, this has been...

thanks for starting this thread, this has been most informative and helpful for me!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-06-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,860
Posted By kosta_g
heh i'm just suffering the same gas attack - but...

heh i'm just suffering the same gas attack - but for a new asph! i have no 35mm lenses at the moment, but would consider the c-biogon with it's beautiful 3D attributes....I may just end up going to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,072
Posted By kosta_g
as a beginner in b&w developing, can I ask what...

as a beginner in b&w developing, can I ask what you do use for agitation? just light shaking or swirling?

thanks

I have these "bubbles" some times but I thought it was water droplets not drying...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2011
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,433
Posted By kosta_g
I just bought another OM! this time a 1n! so now...

I just bought another OM! this time a 1n! so now i have my one and two... that'll be all! it's going to be colour and black and white duo from now. fingers crossed it's a keeper.

i think i'll...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 801
Posted By kosta_g
an NYC set...paint the town

my first film slr, an om-2n picked up at b&h, used in nyc during my first time there.

a few photos taken on the lomography 50-200 iso redscale film and scanned at home.

loveNYC! can't wait to go...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,731
Posted By kosta_g
re-vitalising this thread.... i am not sure if...

re-vitalising this thread.... i am not sure if mine is acting funny or not after 4 weeks of neglect..

the whole frameline set and focus patch shift Diagonally with focusing...but i don't think they...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-16-2011
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,433
Posted By kosta_g
Thumbs up I think we are newly weds! The 2n is great and...

I think we are newly weds!
The 2n is great and I've been so happy with my results so far.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-15-2011
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,433
Posted By kosta_g
Hi guys! I'm now a part of the om family! After...

Hi guys! I'm now a part of the om family!

After a week with a faulty 2s (quite upsetting as I love it's spot metering) I took it back for a nice silver 2n with a 50/1.4 which is in great nick. I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By kosta_g
Thanks Paul :) (Finally sorted out the photos in...

Thanks Paul :) (Finally sorted out the photos in the first post, now you can see them properly!)

considering just leaving the digicam at home and going film for a coming US holiday....not sure if I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,906
Posted By kosta_g
wooooww thanks for posting these! great work!

wooooww thanks for posting these! great work!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-20-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By kosta_g
thanks again guys. Can't wait to get out and...

thanks again guys.

Can't wait to get out and shoot some more!
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