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Forum: Nikon RF 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By css9450
I finished my roll of film in March and loaded a...

I finished my roll of film in March and loaded a second one, which I finally finished and developed a couple weeks ago. Most was from May and June I think! But this one was at the beginning of the...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 2 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By css9450
Singer, songwriter, former Illinois senator.... ...

Singer, songwriter, former Illinois senator.... ;)
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 2 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By css9450
They also wrote "and other classics". The author...

They also wrote "and other classics". The author could have just as easily mentioned any number of other brands instead of Leica.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 2 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By css9450
I must be missing something. Was 1994 a...

I must be missing something. Was 1994 a particularly well-selling year for the M6? I tend to think that even if Leica had abandoned the M line in 1975, Nikon still would have made the S3 2000.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 953
Posted By css9450
Is it "photography" that is or is not fun, or...

Is it "photography" that is or is not fun, or just the use of the camera? I enjoy my digital cameras and use them every weekend. They're fun. But I suppose if my photography was in a rut, no...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,514
Posted By css9450
Cadillac. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford...

Cadillac. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/88/zGTuHR.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,321
Posted By css9450
Whatever happened to the camera that was on...

Whatever happened to the camera that was on Kickstarter recently; the one with the modular and replaceable lens mounts so you could use practically any kind of lens on it, and the replaceable film...
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,321
Posted By css9450
Indeed; an updated F6 with some of the niceties...

Indeed; an updated F6 with some of the niceties that are standard nowadays on DSLRs would fill the bill!
Forum: Photography General Interest 6 Days Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 2,321
Posted By css9450
Since we're speaking "high end" (since its in the...

Since we're speaking "high end" (since its in the thread title), the camera would need to be full-featured. All modes: P, S, A, M. Matrix metering, center weighted and spot. Exposure...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 419
Views: 62,067
Posted By css9450
"Metro Corps." Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8,...

"Metro Corps." Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Rodinal 1:50


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Forum: 120 film RF Folders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 10,442
Posted By css9450
Delta 100 in the Perkeo...

Delta 100 in the Perkeo II:


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/2784/NvwYAD.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,514
Posted By css9450
Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100,...

Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/7316/hEDPos.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 286
Views: 27,716
Posted By css9450
Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia...

Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/2784/A5mk99.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,514
Posted By css9450
Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia...

Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia 100.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/8875/o61d4h.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,514
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (rebranded...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (rebranded Shanghai GP3), Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/39/2Piz40.jpg
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By css9450
I agree; its the straight edge where the yellow...

I agree; its the straight edge where the yellow arrow is pointing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,302
Posted By css9450
Ha ha that must be like saying "Chi-Town" in...

Ha ha that must be like saying "Chi-Town" in Chicago! :rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,302
Posted By css9450
LOL My phone is a brick... Its not even a flip...

LOL My phone is a brick... Its not even a flip phone. :eek:
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,302
Posted By css9450
For bright sunny daylight, I like my D80 with its...

For bright sunny daylight, I like my D80 with its CCD sensor. But in other kinds of weather, and (especially) at night, I use my D750.

The film cameras came along just for the ride; I only shot a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 104
Views: 8,924
Posted By css9450
Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger, built in 1952. ...

Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger, built in 1952. Yes, the lighthouse leans to one side, that is part of its claim to fame. Nikon D80, 80-400...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,302
Posted By css9450
Leaving tomorrow to shoot the SS Badger great...

Leaving tomorrow to shoot the SS Badger great lakes carferry. Two DSLRs for sure but I'll probably bring whatever else has film left in it.... Probably Nikon S2, Voigtlander Perkeo, Rolleiflex...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 479
Views: 46,167
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Catlabs 80-X film, Rodinal...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Catlabs 80-X film, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/386/5dwdjw.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By css9450
Something internal, ouch. I was going to say, I...

Something internal, ouch. I was going to say, I fixed the light leaks in my Zorki by taping all around the back door. Different camera architecture entirely though, but it helped that it was...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,514
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (same as...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (same as Shanghai GP3), Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/2726/GZLxei.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By css9450
Some pics from my first roll of CatLabs film,...

Some pics from my first roll of CatLabs film, mostly shot on some old cars:

I should mention I threw caution to the wind and sliced the film down to 127 size and used it in perhaps my most-quirky...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,514
Posted By css9450
On a similar note, here's (I think) a '54: ...

On a similar note, here's (I think) a '54: Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/6776/lKaUEV.jpg
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,295
Posted By css9450
A useful accessory for every Komaflex. For those...

A useful accessory for every Komaflex. For those Komaflexes which are still working that is...

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/7004/qbiOOB.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,253
Posted By css9450
Some black tape over the logo will eliminate any...

Some black tape over the logo will eliminate any would-be thieves.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 589
Posted By css9450
Try Freestyle. They're in California, but stuff...

Try Freestyle. They're in California, but stuff like that (and other items like Rodinal) they ship FedEx ground and it goes by train.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 589
Posted By css9450
I never thought of paring down the time to a...

I never thought of paring down the time to a bare minimum was an important goal to pursue, but maybe it is for some. I'd be more worried about over- or under-developing my films if I go too fast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 2,657
Posted By css9450
I'm not sure its a pronunciation issue at all... ...

I'm not sure its a pronunciation issue at all... Could be just a disgruntled photographer fed up with light leaks!
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 2,657
Posted By css9450
Indeed! My Zorki became a model citizen and...

Indeed! My Zorki became a model citizen and excellent shooter once I started taping all around the joints where the camera back and body meet.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,522
Posted By css9450
Here's part of the problem: Ebay automatically...

Here's part of the problem: Ebay automatically activates the "Or Best Offer" option even when you don't want it. I list everything I sell as "Buy It Now" and I have to turn OFF "Or Best Offer" once...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,657
Posted By css9450
I used to stick black tape on my lens; then one...

I used to stick black tape on my lens; then one day I decided to pull it off. My photos improved dramatically!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,657
Posted By css9450
The flipside to this whole issue are the camera...

The flipside to this whole issue are the camera straps emblazoned with "EOS Digital" or "Nikon D850". The pros all use them!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,657
Posted By css9450
Exactly what I had in mind!

Exactly what I had in mind!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By css9450
Some interesting reading there certainly! I have...

Some interesting reading there certainly! I have Catlabs film loaded right now but seeing as we all know by now its really GP3 in a different box, I should mention that the only issues I ever had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 2,657
Posted By css9450
I never gave a thought to logos or brand names on...

I never gave a thought to logos or brand names on stuff I buy. My car has a Chevy emblem on the front of it, but who cares? Cars (and cameras) have had logos on them for pretty much...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,900
Posted By css9450
Good points, definately. I recall some changes...

Good points, definately. I recall some changes made to Provia slide film over the years, and they were all improvements and eventually led me to be a Provia-only shooter for many years. Still a...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-10-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,677
Posted By css9450
I think all of my LTM lenses have aperture rings...

I think all of my LTM lenses have aperture rings that rotate; the exception being my CV 21mm which of course is a modern lens not vintage. Actually, the aperture ring on my Jupiter-12 doesn't rotate...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,900
Posted By css9450
Makes me wonder if I should sell some (or most)...

Makes me wonder if I should sell some (or most) of mine while the price is high.
Forum: Nikon RF 06-10-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,677
Posted By css9450
What if you use an LTM lens on your M? Doesn't...

What if you use an LTM lens on your M? Doesn't the aperture ring rotate as you focus on those? The M lenses were an all-new design, not held over from pre-war designs like the LTM lenses or...
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,370
Posted By css9450
Those are important points. Are you looking to...

Those are important points. Are you looking to get back into film because, you know, its film, or because you'd be using a Leica? If it were me, moving to film for the first time (or back into...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By css9450
I posted a self portrait here, probably ten years...

I posted a self portrait here, probably ten years ago. Maybe its time for a new one. But the monkey portrait is easy to remember, as am I. I don't have four screen names.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-06-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 740
Posted By css9450
I should probably let some duplicate stuff go. ...

I should probably let some duplicate stuff go. Example: I only have one M-mount camera, but I have several M-mount lenses, including some desireable ones, but I can easily replicate all of them...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By css9450
That sounds like fun. Perhaps someone can post a...

That sounds like fun. Perhaps someone can post a group portrait or selfie of the four of you? Its always nice to know the faces behind the names.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-05-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By css9450
Trimming wasn't mentioned in the manual because...

Trimming wasn't mentioned in the manual because back in the old days, the film leaders were cut longer and thus fit perfectly.

I'd say trimming is recommended. Sure you can do it in other ways...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-03-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By css9450
I received my CatLabs film today. I'll agree...

I received my CatLabs film today. I'll agree with the others: This is Shanghai GP3 in a different box. Same black backing paper, same masking tape at the beginning of the roll, same plastic spool...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-02-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,797
Posted By css9450
Sometimes our preferences are just that:...

Sometimes our preferences are just that: Preferences. We don't always need reasons.

I've known a few people who say the sharp-edged Leica focusing patch is a distraction, whereas the indistinct...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-31-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,358
Posted By css9450
I have a Kmart "Focal" 28mm M42 lens; I've used...

I have a Kmart "Focal" 28mm M42 lens; I've used it on my a6000 digital and my CL film camera (the latter requires two adapters! :eek:) but I don't really have anything terribly expensive I can shoot...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By css9450
In a hall of mirrors, I am sure... But on a...

In a hall of mirrors, I am sure... But on a serious note, I ordered some CatLabs film and will be receiving it in a few days so I can shoot side by side with GP3. I've never seen any GP3 with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 7,382
Posted By css9450
This week I bought two old rolls of Kodacolor-X...

This week I bought two old rolls of Kodacolor-X in 127 format. I processed them in Rodinal (an hour stand at 1:100) and found two dozen pics from some family's vacation in Oregon, probably 1970-72...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By css9450
Very interesting! I saw CatLabs film on B&H and...

Very interesting! I saw CatLabs film on B&H and came here to see what I could learn about it. China, eh? I like the Shanghai film, up to a point. Could it be Lucky film? HHphoto/Skiff seems to...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By css9450
Nikon FM2 or FE2.

Nikon FM2 or FE2.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 491
Posted By css9450
I will occasionally use Rodinal to "stand"...

I will occasionally use Rodinal to "stand" develop any type of unknown emulsion I don't have a "normal" development time for. This includes old color rolls, both C-41 and C-22 process. One hour in...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-09-2019
Replies: 493
Views: 36,633
Posted By css9450
D7000 scan, a pic from my...

D7000 scan, a pic from my Komaflex-S.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/3493/beATaz.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-08-2019
Replies: 1,725
Views: 320,759
Posted By css9450
Another from my trusty...

Another from my trusty Komaflex:


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/3493/beATaz.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,286
Posted By css9450
Why just two lenses? Are you limited by bag...

Why just two lenses? Are you limited by bag space?


I am itching to break the mold by bringing three...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-02-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By css9450
Let us know how that one turns out for you. I...

Let us know how that one turns out for you. I keep looking at the Kievs on Fedks site... Its probably inevitable that I buy one eventually, particularly since I already have several lenses that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 816
Posted By css9450
A pet peeve of mine is Youtube videos filmed with...

A pet peeve of mine is Youtube videos filmed with razor-thin DOF.... The narrator is showing his camera, his new car, his guitar, his furniture, his dog, or whatever, but it takes forever to show...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-02-2019
Replies: 220
Views: 12,188
Posted By css9450
A nice old house near me, unfortunately soon to...

A nice old house near me, unfortunately soon to meet the wrecking ball.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/6241/9XlAD3.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-01-2019
Replies: 479
Views: 46,167
Posted By css9450
Nikon D750, 18-35 zoom. Nighttime, bright...

Nikon D750, 18-35 zoom. Nighttime, bright ambient streetlights.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/8721/9OY2od.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 848
Posted By css9450
Thanks for the insight Larry; its a pity the R8...

Thanks for the insight Larry; its a pity the R8 almost seems like a forgotten branch of the family tree. Like I said, most likely I've never even seen one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 848
Posted By css9450
I have to ask, since I've never actually used an...

I have to ask, since I've never actually used an R8 (I've probably never even seen one). What are its strong points? Just judging by the photo, it looks like its uncomfortable and awkward to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 848
Posted By css9450
Obviously Leica fashioned the R8 in such a way as...

Obviously Leica fashioned the R8 in such a way as to test whether or not the Russians would copy whatever they did, no matter how ugly. Seems their suspicions were right!
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,027
Posted By css9450
Call me crazy, but I bet it lasts longer than...

Call me crazy, but I bet it lasts longer than just two years.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,027
Posted By css9450
I'll buy it if you don't. Seriously. I'm...

I'll buy it if you don't. Seriously. I'm assuming this is from a private seller, and not an auction site?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-28-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By css9450
Mine leaked a little mysteriously until I solved...

Mine leaked a little mysteriously until I solved the problem by using black gaffer tape along all the seams between the camera body and the camera back. I suspect there's some minor misalignment in...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-27-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By css9450
Cool, I'll have to load some film in my Zorki-4. ...

Cool, I'll have to load some film in my Zorki-4. I like using the old tank!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2019
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,514
Posted By css9450
How about a proper English vehicle.... One that...

How about a proper English vehicle.... One that might be more common on the vast plains of Africa than back home!

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 6,805
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill 50D:

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/588/UI6UJF.jpg
Forum: Nikon RF 04-20-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,797
Posted By css9450
I might eventually sell my VC 35/2.5. I...

I might eventually sell my VC 35/2.5. I eventually bought a Nikkor 35/2.5 and a Jupiter-12 and use them most often; I always sort of figured using modern lenses on vintage cameras defeats the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By css9450
I'll occasionally use an old Brownie Hawkeye...

I'll occasionally use an old Brownie Hawkeye flash attachment with #5 bulbs; this would be for open flash so I don't have to synchronize with the camera.

Back about 20 years ago, I bought out the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-17-2019
Replies: 923
Views: 223,482
Posted By css9450
This place has all sorts of crazy angles; the...

This place has all sorts of crazy angles; the ground surface slopes downhill and the rows of columns follow two parallel arcs around a curve. Nothing is as straight as it seems! Nighttime, lots of...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 861
Posted By css9450
My cat has posed for my Sonys (video or A6000)...

My cat has posed for my Sonys (video or A6000) more than any other camera I own.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-15-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,295
Posted By css9450
B&H often has short-dated or expired Provia at a...

B&H often has short-dated or expired Provia at a discount. Maybe Velvia too? I've used it; its good. Its cheapER than the current stuff, but that's probably at least partly because the regular...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-15-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 6,295
Posted By css9450
Or 50 either; that would be E-6. I miss the...

Or 50 either; that would be E-6.

I miss the slow films when they go away.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-05-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,621
Posted By css9450
Obviously having nothing in common with the...

Obviously having nothing in common with the batteries Sony makes nowadays.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-04-2019
Replies: 493
Views: 36,633
Posted By css9450
Indeed. I focus manually but use the magnified...

Indeed. I focus manually but use the magnified Live View.

I also find having a tilting or articulating screen on the camera adds a lot to the ergonomic factor, vs. hunched over all the time.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By css9450
I have a Hawkeye "Flash" model, which is a...

I have a Hawkeye "Flash" model, which is a long-running model from the 1950s (mine was made in 1958). It has a pleasant, attractive heft to it and feels much more robust than one would think of a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By css9450
That reminds me I need to finish my roll of CMS...

That reminds me I need to finish my roll of CMS 20. It might be really interesting.... Or a complete bust! It'll be fun.
Forum: Nikon RF 04-03-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By css9450
March in Florida. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12...

March in Florida. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford delta 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/6991/WdRlI4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-31-2019
Replies: 947
Views: 187,742
Posted By css9450
Florida. Sony a6000, 55-210 kit...

Florida. Sony a6000, 55-210 kit lens.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/8271/FOQaFK.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,258
Posted By css9450
With a thread title "Harrassed by security...

With a thread title "Harrassed by security guard...", I think most people are going to figure that's the main point, not the phone thing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,258
Posted By css9450
Some malls don't really have any security at...

Some malls don't really have any security at all...


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/5264/X73dd5.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,258
Posted By css9450
For what its worth, the official policy of...

For what its worth, the official policy of Simon-owned malls (there are a lot of them where I live) reads as follows:

"No photographs or video recordings of any kind for commercial use. Video is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 2,258
Posted By css9450
Westfield is well known as having an official "no...

Westfield is well known as having an official "no photography" policy. The Simon malls are the same way.

The irony of course is that at any given moment, there's probably a dozen different people...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-28-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,220
Posted By css9450
My 85 VF is a Canon. An older one, not...

My 85 VF is a Canon. An older one, not brightline. But I've used it with so many different cameras! Nikon RF, Zorki-4, Canon RF... I'd be lost without it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,274
Posted By css9450
I interpreted most of the posts as just...

I interpreted most of the posts as just light-hearted fun. Nothing to get upset about.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-26-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,274
Posted By css9450
They might be the same camera or lens deep down...

They might be the same camera or lens deep down inside, but the one with the Leica logo will take eighteen times longer if it ever has to be sent back for warranty work or servicing.
Forum: Nikon RF 03-22-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By css9450
Horror vacui. Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm.f2,...

Horror vacui. Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm.f2, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/9518/O8Wkod.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-21-2019
Replies: 479
Views: 46,167
Posted By css9450
And with the Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm/f2,...

And with the Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm/f2, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/8681/CARiO7.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2019
Replies: 947
Views: 187,742
Posted By css9450
New locomotive, old camera. Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C...

New locomotive, old camera. Nikon S2, Nikkor-P-C 8.5cm/f2, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/9250/hDZQwl.jpg
Forum: Nikon RF 03-19-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By css9450
Retail apocalypse. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12...

Retail apocalypse. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/3995/Pv2iyh.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,305
Posted By css9450
Assel's was a shop in downtown Aurora IL. I'm...

Assel's was a shop in downtown Aurora IL. I'm not sure how long its been closed, but I do recall finding useful stuff there, such as #5 flashbulbs (I bought an entire case!) back about 25 years...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-19-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By css9450
Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100,...

Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/9097/fEYC4I.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-18-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By css9450
He's probably better known as Don Goldberg. :)

He's probably better known as Don Goldberg. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2019
Replies: 148
Views: 4,913
Posted By css9450
Feature- and capability-wise, my best film camera...

Feature- and capability-wise, my best film camera is probably my Nikon N90s. Obviously not as pretty as my F2 or my Rolleis but unlike those cameras it has PSAM, center-weighted, spot or matrix...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By css9450
This is what I am picturing when I read "green...

This is what I am picturing when I read "green wrapper". Its Super-XX Panchromatic. It is interesting also because it says "Brownie" on both the backing paper and on the...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-13-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,196
Posted By css9450
Someone needs to buy that Contax II that is in...

Someone needs to buy that Contax II that is in the classifieds (before I invest in yet another camera system)!
Forum: Nikon RF 03-13-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By css9450
I have a roll in my S2 almost finished..... I...

I have a roll in my S2 almost finished..... I started it in February (shhhh don't tell anyone!) but if the weather cooperates this weekend I'll finish it and post some by Sunday night.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By css9450
Most definitely! I developed this roll of...

Most definitely! I developed this roll of Verichrome Pan a few days ago. I bet its from the late-50s.



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/7778/8UpAQd.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By css9450
When I get home tonight, I'll post a photo of a...

When I get home tonight, I'll post a photo of a couple very old rolls which maybe might help aid with identification.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-12-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By css9450
Probably Super-XX Panchromatic or some similar. ...

Probably Super-XX Panchromatic or some similar. I actually have an unexposed roll of it (in 120 size) but although I've searched high and low, I've never seen any processing recommendations. I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 7,382
Posted By css9450
Its from an unknown camera, but I bought some old...

Its from an unknown camera, but I bought some old Verichrome Pan in 127 format recently from Ebay. Developed it this morning in Rodinal, standard...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-06-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 30,820
Posted By css9450
Or - just as bad - a tripod head without enough...

Or - just as bad - a tripod head without enough adjustments. I feel the pain watching someone fool around for fifteen minutes trying to level up their camera on a tripod which is lacking some...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-06-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 30,820
Posted By css9450
Oh yes! I used to have one of those plastic milk...

Oh yes! I used to have one of those plastic milk cartons in the trunk of my car (anyone who lived in a rural American town with a dairy has seen a million of them) and would haul it out from time to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2019
Replies: 1,597
Views: 277,514
Posted By css9450
Jeep at night. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100,...

Jeep at night. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/7546/x4B9hI.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-05-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,172
Posted By css9450
Leica released a video which shows them at the...

Leica released a video which shows them at the factory in Germany applying the leatherette onto the camera, so there's that.... And the box.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-04-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,172
Posted By css9450
Well, yes, the box probably was made in Germany. ...

Well, yes, the box probably was made in Germany. Same situation for all those "Germany" Leica M10s.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-03-2019
Replies: 479
Views: 46,167
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Cinestill 50D

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/1803/nQLawm.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By css9450
You can go to the "Organize" screen which gives...

You can go to the "Organize" screen which gives you a prompt "Drag items here to edit them as a batch". Then, delete as many at one time as it lets you drag onto that screen. I used this method to...
Forum: RFF News 02-28-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,783
Posted By css9450
Wow, what a development! I'd better stop now, so...

Wow, what a development! I'd better stop now, so it can be fixed. Its all a wash in the end!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-28-2019
Replies: 234
Views: 21,016
Posted By css9450
Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal...

Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/4649/yK1WSr.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 973
Posted By css9450
Yes!! My experience exactly!

Yes!! My experience exactly!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 973
Posted By css9450
I think its something new. Either that, or I've...

I think its something new. Either that, or I've accidently changed something or missed a prompt or something and can't figure how to change it back.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 973
Posted By css9450
When I sell on Ebay, I list everything as "Buy It...

When I sell on Ebay, I list everything as "Buy It Now". But what happens is Ebay waits a week or two and if the item hasn't sold yet, they automatically change it to "Make Offer" (in addition to Buy...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 14,394
Posted By css9450
If that was posted anyplace other than the Ektar...

If that was posted anyplace other than the Ektar thread, I'd have guessed it was Velvia!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-26-2019
Replies: 433
Views: 32,687
Posted By css9450
Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50. ...

Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50. Nighttime, strong ambient streetlights.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/4649/yK1WSr.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-26-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,457
Posted By css9450
Its a handy skill to have, even if only for a...

Its a handy skill to have, even if only for a backup. Ever go out with an old camera with no meter, only to get to wherever you're going and discover you left your meter (handheld, phone, whatever)...
Forum: RFF News 02-26-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,783
Posted By css9450
I'm already of the opinion that Instax is one of...

I'm already of the opinion that Instax is one of the more expensive formats. Well, maybe its not, because you don't have to send it in for processing, but its price has kept me away from it, even...
Forum: RFF News 02-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,783
Posted By css9450
Its probably due to the ongoing film...

Its probably due to the ongoing film resurgence....
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By css9450
Nice! All it needs now is a little square of...

Nice! All it needs now is a little square of black tape on the front to cover that red brick.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-24-2019
Replies: 103
Views: 6,148
Posted By css9450
Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal...

Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/2200/7Hwyci.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2019
Replies: 234
Views: 21,016
Posted By css9450
Under the elevated, Chicago. Rolleiflex 2.8C,...

Under the elevated, Chicago. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/5498/Avkups.jpg
Forum: Nikon RF 02-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By css9450
Hopefully no one thinks those two lenses can be...

Hopefully no one thinks those two lenses can be used interchangeably! :eek:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-21-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,594
Posted By css9450
Only rarely have I been confronted in person, but...

Only rarely have I been confronted in person, but that's probably because I don't do "people" shots. Instead, I get the random passers-by who like to call me in to the cops as a "suspicious man...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-21-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,457
Posted By css9450
Exactly. In bright sunny daylight, I use Sunny...

Exactly. In bright sunny daylight, I use Sunny 16, but I carry a handheld meter for those conditions where the light is less than full sun. It helps to guess beforehand: Is it one stop off? Three...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-20-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 3,841
Posted By css9450
On the other side of the coin, though, I might...

On the other side of the coin, though, I might imagine that most people shooting an F3 nowadays are doing so without using flash, so hopefully impact damage caused by bumping the flash slows to only...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,318
Posted By css9450
Plus-X or Verichrome Pan, but honestly I don't...

Plus-X or Verichrome Pan, but honestly I don't remember how those differed from each other.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-19-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By css9450
True, but those aren't necessarily ancient...

True, but those aren't necessarily ancient history. Old NEX yeah, but the A6000 is only three years old and is still available today at B&H, so the old type mounts are still in circulation on new...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-19-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By css9450
March (2019) Nikon Rangefinder Month

A longstanding RFF tradition, going back a few years at least, is Nikon Rangefinder Month, each year in March. Dust off those old Nikon rangefinders and load them up with film, and post what you got...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By css9450
I can't watch the video (because Youtube is...

I can't watch the video (because Youtube is blocked here at the office), but it might be worth mentioning that for whatever reason, the aftermarket decided there needs to be an improved Sony E mount:...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-17-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 10,442
Posted By css9450
The hood I bought was marked "310/32"... 32 I...

The hood I bought was marked "310/32"... 32 I think refers to 32mm. Its a press-on hood and fits perfectly (its an actual Voigtlander part). And the only filter I bought came from this...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-15-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,109
Posted By css9450
Time for a group buy, perhaps! I've been sort of...

Time for a group buy, perhaps! I've been sort of thinking that if I decide I need another MF camera, it needs to be 6x9. I have enough square-format cameras already!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,109
Posted By css9450
Another vote for a TLR of some sort. I am sure...

Another vote for a TLR of some sort. I am sure there is something that meets your needs and budget. Even a user Rolleiflex with cosmetic issues can take great photos if its been serviced...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-12-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By css9450
As you can see from my signature line, I have a...

As you can see from my signature line, I have a "few" Nikons. Conspicuous by its absence is the SP.

I must correct that oversight someday.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By css9450
Or when they occasionally process E-6 in C-41...

Or when they occasionally process E-6 in C-41 chemistry...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,714
Posted By css9450
Acros being the notable exception I suppose? Its...

Acros being the notable exception I suppose? Its discontinuation being just some handful of months ago, before the market stabilized and turned upwards...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-01-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,670
Posted By css9450
Indeed, there is more than one way to do it, it...

Indeed, there is more than one way to do it, it all depends on what you find most comfortable.

I just roll the 120 film off the spool and into my hand (keeping in in a roll of course). I remove the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By css9450
Crystal clear sky here; I did notice a crescent...

Crystal clear sky here; I did notice a crescent moon this morning when I first got up. Didn't realize there was a celestial even happening. But with a temperature of 20 below zero (F), I wasn't too...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-31-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By css9450
I work in a lab (not a photo lab) and we have a...

I work in a lab (not a photo lab) and we have a large master thermometer which is checked regularly by the state if Illinois. A traditional mercury thermometer. We use that one to check the rest of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,116
Posted By css9450
Exactly. Oft-forgotten in every discussion about...

Exactly. Oft-forgotten in every discussion about smartphones is the fact that one can take photos with them and then post them on social media with just a few clicks. Which is something I can't do...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-25-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,521
Posted By css9450
Reminds me of one of the cell phones my employer...

Reminds me of one of the cell phones my employer has provided over the years. It had an overly aggressive keyboard lock which required about three different steps just to unlock it so I could place...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-24-2019
Replies: 947
Views: 187,742
Posted By css9450
Canon IIf, CV 21mm/f4 LTM lens, Konica VX100...

Canon IIf, CV 21mm/f4 LTM lens, Konica VX100 film, expired 2003.

https://imageshack.com/a/img921/8569/8Iiq0k.jpg
Forum: Travel 01-23-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,065
Posted By css9450
Oh, most likely! Our Gary is your Camden NJ... ...

Oh, most likely! Our Gary is your Camden NJ... :eek:
Forum: Travel 01-23-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,065
Posted By css9450
I thought this was a thread about Chicago?

I thought this was a thread about Chicago?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,443
Posted By css9450
It looks like you've got them all stacked on a...

It looks like you've got them all stacked on a pallet. You know, so you can move them around with a forklift!
Forum: Travel 01-21-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,065
Posted By css9450
This is true. Record highest was way back about...

This is true. Record highest was way back about 1974 or so. 2018 was a hundred fewer than 2017 and marks the second year in a row of declining homicides and violent crimes.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-18-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
That's a cornerstone of the OP's proposal. It...

That's a cornerstone of the OP's proposal. It has to be a RF.

Earlier (much earlier, like 8 or 9 pages ago), I suggested maybe they should just ask Cosina to re-start production of the FM10. OP...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-18-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 17,896
Posted By css9450
Wow! Those are amazing.... I was going to guess...

Wow! Those are amazing.... I was going to guess it was an E-6 transparency film!

I haven't shot with my Baby Rolleiflex in a few months. I keep being plagued with a film flatness issue. Almost...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-17-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
What would a new camera in 2019 or 2020 cost? ...

What would a new camera in 2019 or 2020 cost? Sure, maybe not $5000 but it sure won't be $600 either, not unless Nikon chooses to subsidize the "film renaissance" by bleeding red ink.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-16-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
Don't look now, but even digital photography has...

Don't look now, but even digital photography has its blogs and Youtube videos...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,825
Posted By css9450
Yes, exactly. Awhile back, we were discussing...

Yes, exactly. Awhile back, we were discussing the K1000 and its current price. Despite its very long production run and however-many millions made, its reputation as the "classic student camera"...
Forum: Travel 01-16-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,065
Posted By css9450
LOL I'd better stop going there then.

LOL I'd better stop going there then.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-16-2019
Replies: 479
Views: 46,167
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Shanghai GP3 100 film,...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Shanghai GP3 100 film, Rodinal 1:50


https://imageshack.com/a/img924/2188/4IKBm0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By css9450
Live view? My first DSLR didn't have it, and I...

Live view? My first DSLR didn't have it, and I used to laugh when I saw someone using it... But eventually I found it was invaluable for my long-exposure night work. A must-have for checking...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,825
Posted By css9450
No, you just have to cherry-pick the bargains...

No, you just have to cherry-pick the bargains that are available. Leicas are stupidly expensive, but mainstream SLRs like the Canon AE-1 and Nikon FG or their 1980s AF equivalents can be had for a...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-15-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
Any chance this thread can be made a Sticky? ...

Any chance this thread can be made a Sticky? Many of us might want to come back in five years and see which predictions came true, if any.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-15-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
So you'd like to pay 600-900 but would go as high...

So you'd like to pay 600-900 but would go as high as 4000 to avoid having to settle for a used camera? That's quite a price range.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-15-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
Try a Canon RF. Just as nice as a Leica (maybe...

Try a Canon RF. Just as nice as a Leica (maybe even better than a Leica) but without the price increases. Seriously undervalued in today's market.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-15-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
They can't keep up with demand for the digital...

They can't keep up with demand for the digital camera yet they cancelled their GF670 and Klasse cameras? Hmmm, I detect a pattern here...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-15-2019
Replies: 433
Views: 32,687
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Shanghai GP3 100 film,...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Shanghai GP3 100 film, Rodinal 1:50


https://imageshack.com/a/img923/4200/8MYadI.jpg
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
I think that's only partly correct. Some camera...

I think that's only partly correct. Some camera brands or models have bucked the trend and can be obtained today for tremendous bargains.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,945
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Shanghai GP3 100 film,...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Shanghai GP3 100 film, Rodinal 1:50

https://imageshack.com/a/img923/4200/8MYadI.jpg
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
And the only cure is something shiny and new?

And the only cure is something shiny and new?
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
Seems they cast their hat into the ring with a...

Seems they cast their hat into the ring with a full-frame digital mirrorless camera, the Z6 and Z7. Maybe they know something that we don't?
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
Which reminds me, we should be seeing that new...

Which reminds me, we should be seeing that new "Reflex" camera any time soon now; the one with the interchangeable film backs and interchangeable lens mounts. They're sure hitting the market at the...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
Aye that. The shop near me is quite well known...

Aye that. The shop near me is quite well known as being in existence due to (and in essence propped up by) the local community college and its photography program. IE, if the school were gone, so...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
A "short time" perhaps but I was on the fence for...

A "short time" perhaps but I was on the fence for a couple years, and it never was out of stock.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-14-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
So successful in fact that B&H was still selling...

So successful in fact that B&H was still selling them brand new for years after they were discontinued. The last ones they had were in 2017 I think? I remember it well because I kept thinking about...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-12-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
I just clicked on this thread to see if Instax...

I just clicked on this thread to see if Instax had been mentioned yet. It was the last one I needed in "RFF Bingo". Thanks everyone!
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
The Bessa and ZI sell for high prices because...

The Bessa and ZI sell for high prices because they were made in relatively small quantities. How many F3s were made? They probably sold more F3s in a month than Cosina made in a decade.

Or its...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
You're on to something... An Argus C-3!! :eek:

You're on to something... An Argus C-3!! :eek:
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
No, no, no, you're all wrong! A new Spotmatic,...

No, no, no, you're all wrong! A new Spotmatic, uses M42 lenses, has AE and takes a modern battery. It'll sell like hotcakes!
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
The "new generation" of film users is as much...

The "new generation" of film users is as much interested in using vintage gear as they are in film itself. In other words, a clean 40-to-60 year-old camera will appeal to them sooner than a...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-11-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,672
Posted By css9450
Could it be a CCD vs. CMOS sensor issue? I know...

Could it be a CCD vs. CMOS sensor issue? I know there are certain lighting situations I prefer my 10-year-old D80 with its CCD sensor over my newer DSLRs which have CMOS sensors. And vice-versa.
Forum: Nikon RF 01-11-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
The problem is, is everyone has their own list of...

The problem is, is everyone has their own list of features they'd want to see in this new camera. You want a camera with AE, but then the next guy won't buy it because it uses batteries which ...
Forum: Nikon RF 01-10-2019
Replies: 396
Views: 6,154
Posted By css9450
Its because they cost a whole lot more to develop...

Its because they cost a whole lot more to develop and manufacture them than they sold them for. And its been mentioned more than a few times over the years here, that it took a long time for them to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 2,315
Posted By css9450
I haven't warmed up to Acros in normal daylight...

I haven't warmed up to Acros in normal daylight shooting but I like it at night.


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Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-09-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By css9450
CL has a vertical-travel shutter.

CL has a vertical-travel shutter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-08-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 7,382
Posted By css9450
I bought a Kodak Brownie Hawkeye, and the one I...

I bought a Kodak Brownie Hawkeye, and the one I picked had a roll of film in it. Kodak Verichrome Pan. Unfortunately about 2/3 of the roll was ruined because someone had open the camera one or more...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2019
Replies: 444
Views: 173,387
Posted By css9450
Old Romeo Road bridge in Illinois. Komaflex-S,...

Old Romeo Road bridge in Illinois. Komaflex-S, Fomapan 100.

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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-06-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,717
Posted By css9450
Its Fuji Provia, not negatives. :) So a lot of...

Its Fuji Provia, not negatives. :) So a lot of the PP work is not needed.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-05-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,360
Posted By css9450
Wow, I was visitor 60,000 if his counter at the...

Wow, I was visitor 60,000 if his counter at the bottom is accurate!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By css9450
If I recall, the arm won't come up unless there's...

If I recall, the arm won't come up unless there's a lens attached. Unlike the CL where the arm moves with or without a lens attached.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-04-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,360
Posted By css9450
I'd say, it you want to convert them to AI, seek...

I'd say, it you want to convert them to AI, seek out the correct AI aperture ring for each lens and do the conversion properly.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-03-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By css9450
On short notice I don't have near enough photos...

On short notice I don't have near enough photos hosted online from my little Canon. Its a fine shooter... I must use it more!


Canon IIF, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 8,524
Posted By css9450
I've been liking this little area as of late. ...

I've been liking this little area as of late. Leica CL, Kmart "Focal" 28mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50


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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,031
Posted By css9450
Yeah, I wasn't very impressed with the Sony...

Yeah, I wasn't very impressed with the Sony zooms. I'm convinced I get better results from almost any MF lenses I put on my A6000 vs. the Sony zooms.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,031
Posted By css9450
Yes, obviously. It is pretty much a thread full...

Yes, obviously. It is pretty much a thread full of our opinions and preferences, after all.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,031
Posted By css9450
Hmmmm, my Sony A6000 has an APS-C sensor, can use...

Hmmmm, my Sony A6000 has an APS-C sensor, can use M-mount lenses (with an adapter), and costs a tiny fraction of what a digital CL might cost. But it doesn't "feel" like a "real" Leica. Better...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-01-2019
Replies: 421
Views: 61,191
Posted By css9450
This time with Leica CL, Kmart "Focal" 28mm/f2.8,...

This time with Leica CL, Kmart "Focal" 28mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-01-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,031
Posted By css9450
It has a Leica logo on it, so I suppose it does...

It has a Leica logo on it, so I suppose it does feel like a real Leica. Not sure what else you're looking for... It has an EVF and crop sensor, so its really up to you if its "real" or not.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-31-2018
Replies: 947
Views: 187,742
Posted By css9450
Rollei 35 Xenar, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal...

Rollei 35 Xenar, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50

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Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-31-2018
Replies: 541
Views: 136,935
Posted By css9450
Rollei 35 Xenar, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal...

Rollei 35 Xenar, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-31-2018
Replies: 479
Views: 46,167
Posted By css9450
You can tell the used cars on this lot are good...

You can tell the used cars on this lot are good because they're "OK'd". Leica CL, Kmart "Focal" 28mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-27-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 2,315
Posted By css9450
For how many minutes, I wonder? The reason I...

For how many minutes, I wonder? The reason I ask, is because the recommendations vary. Christopher's website recommends 11 minutes for Rodinal, his favorite developer for Acros. The Massive Dev...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-24-2018
Replies: 234
Views: 21,016
Posted By css9450
Chicago. Fire station at night. Nikon D750,...

Chicago. Fire station at night. Nikon D750, 18-35mm zoom.


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