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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-12-2017
Replies: 138
Views: 12,898
Posted By hlockwood
I second the motion. HFL

I second the motion.

HFL
Forum: Travel 11-04-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,548
Posted By hlockwood
How can you travel with a still butt? (Sorry, I...

How can you travel with a still butt?

(Sorry, I couldn't pass it up.)
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-23-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 5,608
Posted By hlockwood
The Walkman served a very useful purpose; it...

The Walkman served a very useful purpose; it brought on-demand music to the listener. I don't connect listening to music as frivolous or as avoiding thinking.

And I'm not suggesting the self-driving...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-23-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 5,608
Posted By hlockwood
What problem does a self-driving vehicle...

What problem does a self-driving vehicle solve?

HFL
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 9,559
Posted By hlockwood
Elmar-M 50...

Elmar-M 50 mm


http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/131947119/original.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 9,559
Posted By hlockwood
Elmar-M...

Elmar-M 50mm


http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/134908416/original.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 9,559
Posted By hlockwood
Elmar-M...

Elmar-M 50mm


http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/127643583/original.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 9,559
Posted By hlockwood
Elmar-M...

Elmar-M 50mm

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/127546700/original.jpg
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 9,559
Posted By hlockwood
Elmar M...

Elmar M 50mm

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/126160320/original.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-27-2017
Replies: 824
Views: 84,485
Posted By hlockwood
In the present context, we band of (Leica)...

In the present context, we band of (Leica) brothers are not, definitely not, seeking to enhance our fortunes by having the object under discussion appreciate in monetary value. This "investment" is...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-27-2017
Replies: 824
Views: 84,485
Posted By hlockwood
My feelings exactly. My minty M9-P is 5.5 yrs old...

My feelings exactly. My minty M9-P is 5.5 yrs old and apparently has no corrosion. I suspect it will probably show up after the 15 Aug. deadline. At which point, I will face a tough financial...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-06-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 6,603
Posted By hlockwood
At the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) here in Boston...

At the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) here in Boston one can photograph anyone or any exhibit - unless a specific exhibit states "No Photography." These are usually new exhibits in a reserved space. For...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-01-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks for the input Richard. In fact, a ~12x18...

Thanks for the input Richard. In fact, a ~12x18 (piezography) print of the shot sits on the coffee table in our living room; been there for months. I'm having some problems with the cropping...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-01-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks airfrog, and yes, I see elements in this...

Thanks airfrog, and yes, I see elements in this shot that appear often in my compositions. For better or worse.

HFL
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-24-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,210
Posted By hlockwood
What scanner(s) are you referring to? HFL

What scanner(s) are you referring to?

HFL
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-10-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,857
Posted By hlockwood
Steve: great, great, great! HFL

Steve: great, great, great!

HFL
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-10-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 6,015
Posted By hlockwood
This shot says it all. airfrog, you're a...

This shot says it all. airfrog, you're a genius.

HFL
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-06-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 6,015
Posted By hlockwood
http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/126160320/ori...

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/126160320/original.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-20-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,399
Posted By hlockwood
I second this, without reservation. HFL

I second this, without reservation.

HFL
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-26-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
Wow! "Don't waste time trying to polish a...

Wow! "Don't waste time trying to polish a turd..." Gotta remember that.
But I think I'll pass on your offer of more help.

HFL
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-26-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks Richard. I'll have to remember that one...

Thanks Richard. I'll have to remember that one cannot "talk about composition alone when it's not an abstract."

As for "all the different suggestions for where to crop." There were actually 2 and...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-26-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
Of course, by suggesting that the composition...

Of course, by suggesting that the composition might be great, I knew that folks would jump in with opinions, and that I'd learn something in the process. I was successful. Thanks for that.

Here is...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-23-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
Great comments

I'm vey happy that all you folks took the time to offer serious and valuable criticisms.
OK, I'll have to admit, the shot is less than great, and could use some changes to the existing image. I'll...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2016
Replies: 3,198
Views: 559,540
Posted By hlockwood
Some sweet shots there Gabriel. HFL

Some sweet shots there Gabriel.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 3,935
Posted By hlockwood
Steve, I suggest you look up...

Steve,

I suggest you look up "Entropy."

HFL
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-22-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks very much, dmr. HFL

Thanks very much, dmr.

HFL
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-22-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
[QUOTE=DNG;2677122]I think the image is too...

[QUOTE=DNG;2677122]I think the image is too static, and possibly photographing the biker/bike from a different angle may add some dynamics. Many times the geometry of all the elements can make or...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-22-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks, Peterm1, that's a very teachable...

Thanks, Peterm1, that's a very teachable critique. In my defense, this was a "street" shot. the young woman picked up her stuff and moved on within seconds of my shot.
Although I hate to crop,...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-19-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By hlockwood
Is this a great composition?

I know i'm sticking my neck out with that title, but I believe it is a great composition.
HFL

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/120121104/original.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,336
Posted By hlockwood
Does the aki-asahi patch fit the M7 and M9-P? HFL

Does the aki-asahi patch fit the M7 and M9-P?

HFL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2016
Replies: 964
Views: 189,249
Posted By hlockwood
Waiting at South Station,...

Waiting at South Station, Boston:


http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2520274/original.jpg



http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2520275/original.jpg

Note the background over his right...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-17-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,101
Posted By hlockwood
Agreed. In addition, HF acid is very dangerous...

Agreed. In addition, HF acid is very dangerous to handle. Do not let any come in contact with your skin. You won't feel the burn at first contact, then your troubles will have just begun.

HFL
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-22-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4,010
Posted By hlockwood
The Fs played a role in Kubrick's brilliant "Full...

The Fs played a role in Kubrick's brilliant "Full Metal Jacket."

HFL
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-14-2016
Replies: 372
Views: 61,538
Posted By hlockwood
It absolutely should not rotate while rotating...

It absolutely should not rotate while rotating the aperture ring.

HFL
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-08-2016
Replies: 96
Views: 10,911
Posted By hlockwood
My Tilley is sand in summer; olive in winter. ...

My Tilley is sand in summer; olive in winter. Both worn for UV protection.

HFL
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-23-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 6,724
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks for the direction to your site. Well...

Thanks for the direction to your site. Well thought out and well stated.

HFL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-03-2016
Replies: 314
Views: 37,086
Posted By hlockwood
After just finishing "H is for Hawk" by Helen...

After just finishing "H is for Hawk" by Helen MacDonald, the shot below is somewhat more tame.

HFL


http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2605554/original.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-31-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 5,585
Posted By hlockwood
I agree; the HexRF is a superb camera. I would...

I agree; the HexRF is a superb camera. I would also add that it beats my M7. And even though I wear (and shoot with) eyeglasses, the very bright VF/RF presents no problem.
Mine is in great...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-18-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 6,881
Posted By hlockwood
"Banks control everything - why do you think they...

"Banks control everything - why do you think they could destroy the world's economy a few years ago, get bailed out by our tax dollars, keep their jobs and bonuses (remember the 'brightest and best'...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-18-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 6,881
Posted By hlockwood
Bit of paranoia here, wot? HFl

Bit of paranoia here, wot?

HFl
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-17-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 11,041
Posted By hlockwood
Cal, Thanks for the comments re Eizo in your...

Cal,

Thanks for the comments re Eizo in your previous post. And congrats on the invitation from ICP.

HFL
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-13-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 11,041
Posted By hlockwood
Any more advice from you, Kirk, and you'll have...

Any more advice from you, Kirk, and you'll have to start charging me. You caught my attention with your previous remarks about the A7rII, and I appreciate your additional input above. I haven't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-13-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By hlockwood
Interesting post. More paragraph breaks would...

Interesting post. More paragraph breaks would make reading easier.

HFL
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-13-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 11,041
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks, Kirk; lots of good suggestions there. And...

Thanks, Kirk; lots of good suggestions there. And ditto on the visual acuity issue. I'll now look more carefully into the non-Eizo alternatives.

(Oh, and I'm also lusting after a Monochrom II.) ...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-13-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 11,041
Posted By hlockwood
Well, I'm 18 years older than 63, and I still...

Well, I'm 18 years older than 63, and I still have (most of) my marbles.

Just play it as it lays; don't count on disaster, but do have a Plan B.

Now, where the hell did I leave those car keys. ...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-12-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 11,041
Posted By hlockwood
soft proof or hard proof?

Perhaps because of responses on this thread, I can be identified as a printmaker who prints piezography (B&W) only.

I get to where I need to be by making hard proofs, just as I did in the darkroom...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-08-2016
Replies: 63
Views: 11,041
Posted By hlockwood
I disagree rather strongly, Cal, with your...

I disagree rather strongly, Cal, with your statement, " Perhaps what I'm saying that if you don't print large (20x30/24x36 or even bigger) then Piezography then is not likely needed. BTW I think with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-07-2016
Replies: 954
Views: 150,637
Posted By hlockwood
All the pretty horses, in Northeast Kingdom...

All the pretty horses, in Northeast Kingdom VT

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/122956611/original.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-07-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,049
Posted By hlockwood
Hey, this is a really a fun thread. I have no...

Hey, this is a really a fun thread. I have no idea what you guys are talking about. My first Leica was an M7 and that was followed by an M9-P.

When I see the word NOOKY, I don't think of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2016
Replies: 452
Views: 173,973
Posted By hlockwood
http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/17115910/orig...

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/17115910/original.jpg

M7 with Elmar-M 50mm
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-03-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,311
Posted By hlockwood
I was about to reply, keep that 50mm Elmar-M;...

I was about to reply, keep that 50mm Elmar-M; it's a great lens.

HFL
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-21-2016
Replies: 81
Views: 7,874
Posted By hlockwood
That was also my immediate reaction to the time...

That was also my immediate reaction to the time issue. I scan with a Nikon 4000ED, choosing images from 6-image strips. I scan at maximum res, 16(14) bit, those few keepers that I get form a 36 neg...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-20-2016
Replies: 115
Views: 22,094
Posted By hlockwood
Do you make large prints, say, at least 12"x18"? ...

Do you make large prints, say, at least 12"x18"? Would the Fuji jpegs survive?

HFL
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-20-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 8,100
Posted By hlockwood
Color Services doesn't supply a CD with the...

Color Services doesn't supply a CD with the development, which costs about $9 for silver or chromogenic B&W. I've used them often (when I was shooting film) for XP2 development.

HFL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2016
Replies: 595
Views: 88,086
Posted By hlockwood
Oh, Helen, that is such glorious shot. Wish it...

Oh, Helen, that is such glorious shot. Wish it were mine.

HFL
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-02-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,587
Posted By hlockwood
"My new camera came in really good shape, but...

"My new camera came in really good shape, but missing the front half of its eveready case. Those are rare too (can't find a good one on eBay), but I've seen on historical photos that the earlier...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-02-2016
Replies: 96
Views: 14,874
Posted By hlockwood
Well, airfrog, your color shots are, um...very...

Well, airfrog, your color shots are, um...very colorful. But the subject seems to be the color itself. In my (not so humble) opinion they can't be compared to your outstanding B&W work. No...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-27-2015
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,952
Posted By hlockwood
On loan from a friend: Vivian Maier Self...

On loan from a friend:
Vivian Maier Self Portraits
Vivian Maier Street Photographer
Vivian Maier Out of the Shadows

HFL
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,858
Posted By hlockwood
Okay, I get it. HFl

Okay, I get it.

HFl
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,858
Posted By hlockwood
I think I understand your dilemma. I went from...

I think I understand your dilemma. I went from B&W film to an M9-P in full color. I was stymied; I couldn't deal with the color. I stopped shooting.

See my ad about a trade of my M9-P for an MM....
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-17-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,542
Posted By hlockwood
I think you missed the partial list of his...

I think you missed the partial list of his clients in the article cited by the OP. Or, maybe I did.

HFL
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 11,206
Posted By hlockwood
Hexar RF, M7 HFL

Hexar RF, M7

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-08-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By hlockwood
Thank you all for those responses; they appear to...

Thank you all for those responses; they appear to cover just about all possibilities. I'll have to come up with Plan B.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-08-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By hlockwood
Relative value of M9-P vs MM (1)

I've had an ad up that seeks the owner of the CCD MM who would like to trade it for a near mint M9-P.

I am surprised that I didn't get a single nibble. Is that because MM owners covet their cameras...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-07-2015
Replies: 111
Views: 13,364
Posted By hlockwood
Don't ask me. I had (and still have) a lovely...

Don't ask me. I had (and still have) a lovely Hexar RF for a couple of years, then I bought an M7.
Go figure.

HFL
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,815
Posted By hlockwood
I have both the Hexar RF and Leica M7, 0.85 VF. ...

I have both the Hexar RF and Leica M7, 0.85 VF. The Leica 1.25 magnifier brings the M7 VF up to 1.06, very handy for focussing with longer lenses. But I've shot the M7 easily with the 90mm 'cron...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-07-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,678
Posted By hlockwood
From another oldster: The uniformly poor reviews...

From another oldster: The uniformly poor reviews in the previous posts tell a sad story - mostly, because they're accurate. Some oldsters spend a lifetime building a knowledge base and an...
Forum: RFF News 12-06-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,093
Posted By hlockwood
I could not have said it better. What a...

I could not have said it better. What a miscarriage of justice.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-04-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,849
Posted By hlockwood
I believe it's fairly straightforward to examine...

I believe it's fairly straightforward to examine a digital file at the pixel level to determine whether it has been significantly modified. Trouble is, you need NSA-level resources to do it.

HFL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2015
Replies: 689
Views: 86,589
Posted By hlockwood
http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2519759/origi...

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2519759/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/17115910/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2519743/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/h...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,003
Posted By hlockwood
I have the Elmar-M 50mm and I have trouble...

I have the Elmar-M 50mm and I have trouble shooting with anything else; excellent contrast and sharpness. Sometimes when I mount the 35mm Asph. Summicron, I take along the Elmar just in case I get...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-17-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks, but I did just what you suggested and...

Thanks, but I did just what you suggested and failed. And I did place a paid ad.

HFL
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-17-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By hlockwood
Of course that's what I did, but I ran into the...

Of course that's what I did, but I ran into the problem cited above.
To avoid screwing around with a defect in the interface, I placed it as a regular ad and paid the $7. Time is money.

HFL
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-16-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By hlockwood
Trade ad problem

I wish to place an ad offering a trade of my M9-P for a MM.
However, I am unable to get through step 2, the step before submitting. There is a menu that refuses to scroll down, which means that the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-30-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By hlockwood
According to Don, there is no slotted battery...

According to Don, there is no slotted battery cover provided by Leica for the M7. Don had an M7 at hand, and he also had trouble with the battery cover.

HFL
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-27-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By hlockwood
I never cease to be impressed by the willingness...

I never cease to be impressed by the willingness of members here to help other members. Thanks for that.
As soon as the time difference (east-west coast) permits, I'll call Don.

HFL
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By hlockwood
I'll check with Don. Thanks. HFL

I'll check with Don. Thanks.

HFL
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By hlockwood
It is that difficult on my M7. But this morning,...

It is that difficult on my M7. But this morning, after checking and replacing the batteries, the battery cover fell off (because it was not fully locked) while I was doing some test shots around the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By hlockwood
That would be lovely. HFL

That would be lovely.

HFL
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By hlockwood
Battery Cover on M7

Is there a clever way to make the battery cover on my M7 easier to remove/replace when changing batteries, without compromising the aesthetics of the camera?

HFL
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-25-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 7,308
Posted By hlockwood
http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2519932/origi...

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2519932/original.jpg


http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2520170/original.jpg


http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/2520274/original.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-25-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 7,308
Posted By hlockwood
http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/130299779/med...

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/130299779/medium.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-25-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 7,308
Posted By hlockwood
http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/131678191/ori...

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/131678191/original.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-06-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 5,414
Posted By hlockwood
Disagree on both counts. I've had two juried...

Disagree on both counts. I've had two juried gallery shows, one in a wealthy community and one in a downscale community.

The photos I showed were archival (B&W Piezography) and very much of the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-12-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 3,381
Posted By hlockwood
I did the same and generally am happy with the...

I did the same and generally am happy with the choice. But Apple did something dumb with the off button on the 6; they moved it from the top, where it was on the 4s, to the side. Now one can easily...
Forum: RFF News 09-01-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 11,571
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks, Duane. HFL

Thanks, Duane.

HFL
Forum: RFF News 09-01-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 11,571
Posted By hlockwood
I'm finished; someone else take over to help this...

I'm finished; someone else take over to help this person.

HFL
Forum: RFF News 09-01-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 11,571
Posted By hlockwood
Please read the opening statement carefully; your...

Please read the opening statement carefully; your confusion should disappear.

HFL
Forum: RFF News 09-01-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 11,571
Posted By hlockwood
Read the opening statement by Leica, above: M9,...

Read the opening statement by Leica, above: M9, M9-P, M-E and the MM (somewhat delayed) i.e., all M CCD models.

What model is missing from that list?

HFL
Forum: RFF News 09-01-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 11,571
Posted By hlockwood
Willie_901: "Replacement for cover-glass...

Willie_901: "Replacement for cover-glass corrosion is offered for the life of the camera." Italics added.

That is my understanding from the original announcement.
Forum: RFF News 09-01-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 11,571
Posted By hlockwood
Huh? The statement by Leica clearly said all (M)...

Huh? The statement by Leica clearly said all (M) CCD affected sensors would be replaced.

Did I miss something?

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By hlockwood
A long time ago, perhaps 10 years or so, I took a...

A long time ago, perhaps 10 years or so, I took a course in Advanced Photography at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts school. I was all film and B&W, and we had access to a terrific darkroom.

Each of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-25-2015
Replies: 116
Views: 12,828
Posted By hlockwood
I wish it were not considered pompous to use...

I wish it were not considered pompous to use proper English.

HFL
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-25-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,325
Posted By hlockwood
As others have said, it's nice, but...basically...

As others have said, it's nice, but...basically boring. Sorry, but you did ask.

HFL
Forum: Photo Software 07-10-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 4,904
Posted By hlockwood
I downloaded it, but I won't get to it for about...

I downloaded it, but I won't get to it for about 2 weeks. Looks interesting.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 3,730
Posted By hlockwood
I've used pbase.com for years. It has all kinds...

I've used pbase.com for years. It has all kinds of editing features. I believe it costs $23/yr. And if you have a problem, they are very responsive.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,028
Posted By hlockwood
Terrific! Thanks for sharing. HFL

Terrific! Thanks for sharing.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-08-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 7,917
Posted By hlockwood
Wish I could find a source of Tiptree Loganberry....

Wish I could find a source of Tiptree Loganberry. But I recently came across Tiptree orange marmalade at a Wegman's.

HFL
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-07-2015
Replies: 105
Views: 7,852
Posted By hlockwood
Yes, but as soon as they did an dslr, those...

Yes, but as soon as they did an dslr, those cheapo lenses would not be cheapo.

HFL
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 06-14-2015
Replies: 222
Views: 20,860
Posted By hlockwood
Stephen, You should have also called him on the...

Stephen,

You should have also called him on the "grumpy old men" comment. I resemble...um, resent that.

HFL
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 06-12-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 4,624
Posted By hlockwood
Sorry if this too OT, but what kind of fasteners...

Sorry if this too OT, but what kind of fasteners are you mounting to brick with?

HFL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-14-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 4,203
Posted By hlockwood
Really? Could it be otherwise? What is...

Really? Could it be otherwise? What is Interstellar anyway?

HFL
Forum: RFF Polls 04-03-2015
Replies: 145
Views: 67,024
Posted By hlockwood
35mm asph cron + 50mm Elmar-M. HFL

35mm asph cron + 50mm Elmar-M.

HFL
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-23-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,639
Posted By hlockwood
Well, I learned about the no-hands rule. HFL

Well, I learned about the no-hands rule.

HFL
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-20-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,639
Posted By hlockwood
No, I didn't notice. And I thank you for that...

No, I didn't notice. And I thank you for that critique.

HFL
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-20-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 13,639
Posted By hlockwood
It's not that...

It's not that difficult:

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/127709054/original.jpg

HFL
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-08-2015
Replies: 82
Views: 22,554
Posted By hlockwood
And Apple would be able to unload some of that...

And Apple would be able to unload some of that cash sitting offshore and avoiding US taxes. Still pocket change though, I suppose.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-26-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By hlockwood
M9: Peculiar breakup on LCD display

A short time ago I noticed a strange behavior on the LCD of my M9 when I viewed an image at maximum magnification while moving it around the screen. The image would break up into large pixels, as...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2015
Replies: 182
Views: 18,819
Posted By hlockwood
What bike? Oh, right, there it is. HFL

What bike? Oh, right, there it is.

HFL
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-07-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,597
Posted By hlockwood
I suspect the OP didn't have insurance. So,...

I suspect the OP didn't have insurance.

So, going slightly off topic: I can't understand the choice not to have insurance. My policy with Liberty Mutual insures my cameras and lenses, new or used,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-02-2015
Replies: 314
Views: 87,267
Posted By hlockwood
Man, that's great shot. HFL

Man, that's great shot.

HFL
Forum: RFF Polls 12-24-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 16,164
Posted By hlockwood
Ok, I'll fess up. I am within days of 80, so I...

Ok, I'll fess up. I am within days of 80, so I chose 80. Most folks can't quite believe, based on appearance, that I'm that old. But since I'm prepping for a second knee replacement in a couple of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-12-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,018
Posted By hlockwood
Is this print unique? Has the original file been...

Is this print unique? Has the original file been trashed? If not, who owns the rights to make additional copies?

On the technical side: how big is the print? Were the inks dye or pigment? What...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-25-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks guys. It looks like Frame Destination is...

Thanks guys. It looks like Frame Destination is a good choice. I've ordered 2 of their 2x5 in. color samplers (to get a 4x5 sample.)

Blick is very convenient, with a large store here in Boston. ...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-24-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By hlockwood
Mat board supplier?

Light Impressions no longer exists, and I've finally exhausted my supply of 16x20 4-ply, cotton rag mat boards.

Can anyone recommend a supplier? (I can't use boards that are precut to a "standard"...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-13-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,810
Posted By hlockwood
You might find some useful information somewhat...

You might find some useful information somewhat related to your question in the thread, "Cone inks, Canson paper, Epson R3000" in this sub forum located above your thread.

HFL
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-31-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
What this thread reveals is that there is no...

What this thread reveals is that there is no single printing technique that will appeal to everyone.

The (printing) niche that one occupies is defined by aesthetics, economics and comfort zone. My...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-27-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks for the input, Cal. I fully intended to...

Thanks for the input, Cal. I fully intended to respond to Kirk's post, but I've been incredibly busy with personal stuff. I'll also address some of your remarks along the way.

I'm going to give...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-21-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Wow, Kirk, your review of the prints I made from...

Wow, Kirk, your review of the prints I made from your files is most flattering. Thank you for your kind words.

I do agree with you that our prints are not interchangeable because of the different...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 3,830
Posted By hlockwood
Let it go, man; that car wants to roll. HFL

Let it go, man; that car wants to roll.

HFL
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-17-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
I've completed the task of printing 3 of 5 of...

I've completed the task of printing 3 of 5 of Kirk's images. I'm satisfied that my prints are quite good. Kirk and I both realize that this isn't the ideal comparison in that his prints are glossy...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-15-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Let it be said that Harry is not trying to...

Let it be said that Harry is not trying to convince you to switch, merley to show you something much better than the samples you got from Cone is possible. :D

+1 re Bob's website

Harry
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-15-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Agreed, Bob. But if this printer comes with a...

Agreed, Bob. But if this printer comes with a set of (nearly?) full carts, then we're back to the $450 level.

BTW, I assumed that one can purge a single line on the 38xx. Am I mistaken?

BTW2, I...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-15-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks Bob, but I think I can squeeze it in. ...

Thanks Bob, but I think I can squeeze it in. :)

I just came across a locally available, slightly used 3800 in "Excellent" condition for $450.

Is there anyway I can tell how much this machine has...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-15-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Thanks for the correction on the Harmon...

Thanks for the correction on the Harmon paper.

The R3000 has one kind of power "cleaning." When you start with empty ink lines, as in a new machine, the start-up procedure involves pumping the...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-14-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
I did get the package from Kirk and found 5...

I did get the package from Kirk and found 5 beautiful (big!) prints inside, along with a disk with files for the 5 images. Kirk also included the prints he received from Jon Cone; these are the...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 08-07-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Kirk, I just got back from vacation in VT. I'll...

Kirk,

I just got back from vacation in VT. I'll pick up the mail in the morning and begin the process.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-24-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By hlockwood
Quite fantastic! The scooter scenes are a...

Quite fantastic! The scooter scenes are a synchronized ballet. There are also some terrific still shots in that video.

Here in Boston there would be dead bodies and scooter parts all over the...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-23-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Kirk, That's great! My email address is...

Kirk,

That's great! My email address is hflockwoodATverizonDOTcom. However, I believe you will have to send such a large file via, say, Dropbox. And I assume it is a large file, otherwise there's...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-23-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Kirk, Having been a happy user of Cone Neutral...

Kirk,

Having been a happy user of Cone Neutral inks for years, I find these comments disturbing. It seems to me that Jon Cone should be copied and asked to respond in detail.

In addition, I'd be...
Forum: Off Topic 07-15-2014
Replies: 96
Views: 5,406
Posted By hlockwood
Well Boston photogs, how about a Rainbow Swish...

Well Boston photogs, how about a Rainbow Swish photo contest - during one particular week? Open to shooters with any camera, digital or film, from Minox to LF on a big tripod. All Photoshop...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-14-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Please confirm pm sent to you today. HFL

Please confirm pm sent to you today.

HFL
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-13-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
(I stand corrected on the optical brightener...

(I stand corrected on the optical brightener comment. The Han Photo Rag does has a "low" OB content according to Aardenburg, but the Canson Rag Photo does not. Thanks, Kirk)

The extra step of...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-12-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
I've been using Cone (piezography) B&W carbon...

I've been using Cone (piezography) B&W carbon pigment inks for many years and MIS carbon inks before that. Originally, the most archival paper was considered to be Hanemühle Photo Rag. More...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-11-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,217
Posted By hlockwood
Cone inks, Canson paper, Epson R3000

As the title implies, I'm using Canson (Rag Photographique 310 gsm) paper with Cone (K7 Neutral carbon pigment) inks for B&W printing on an Epson R3000 printer.

Firstly, the prints on this paper are...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-25-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 6,921
Posted By hlockwood
I must be dull witted this morning. What am I to...

I must be dull witted this morning. What am I to conclude from this post? The fonts at the bottom, at 100% and unsharpened, don't look dinky to me at all. Of course, the red is not in the original...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2014
Replies: 137
Views: 11,663
Posted By hlockwood
Amazing! This is just the opposite of my...

Amazing! This is just the opposite of my situation. I normally shoot with the 50mm Elmar-M, a truly great lens. But I find there are situations where a somewhat wider lens would work better. So,...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-23-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 5,721
Posted By hlockwood
My profile exactly. And to expand a bit: I...

My profile exactly.

And to expand a bit: I don't do color, ever. So, between the M7 and the M9P, I'm covered. Now if I only had an MM, I'd ditch the M9P in a heartbeat.

HFL
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-03-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 26,637
Posted By hlockwood
Dick Blick is now just Blick, and in Boston it is...

Dick Blick is now just Blick, and in Boston it is conveniently located in the old Sears building on Park Drive.

I haven't yet visited, but will do so shortly and report back.

HFL
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-31-2014
Replies: 246
Views: 22,223
Posted By hlockwood
I can hardly add anything to the favorable...

I can hardly add anything to the favorable comments made to date. But If I had to choose just one photo, it would probably be #10 showing the muddy, rutted farm road. This shot may not be as pretty...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-17-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,467
Posted By hlockwood
How about an iPad instead of the MB Air? HFL

How about an iPad instead of the MB Air?

HFL
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-17-2014
Replies: 786
Views: 115,152
Posted By hlockwood
Tina Manley raved about the coffee in Vietnam. ...

Tina Manley raved about the coffee in Vietnam. She is posting on Pbase.com/ on her recent trip there. With her photos and the wonderful images posted in this thread, a visit to Vietnam seems...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,003
Posted By hlockwood
Exactly my reaction. HFL

Exactly my reaction.

HFL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2014
Replies: 240
Views: 30,323
Posted By hlockwood
Chairs at Boston's MFA. M9-P, 50mm Elmar-M...

Chairs at Boston's MFA.
M9-P, 50mm Elmar-M

HFL

http://www.pbase.com/hlockwood/image/155600169/large.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-26-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 8,515
Posted By hlockwood
Originally Posted by Steve M., "OK, the...

Originally Posted by Steve M.,
"OK, the Washington Post is a crappy, terrible newspaper that wouldn't know a good story if it bit them on the back end. I wouldn't believe a word they print. That's...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-21-2014
Replies: 5,386
Views: 808,911
Posted By hlockwood
Try Canson Rag Photographique. You will be...

Try Canson Rag Photographique. You will be amazed.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-20-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 16,160
Posted By hlockwood
Well, there are dozens and dozens of great images...

Well, there are dozens and dozens of great images in this thread. And almost all show that the photographer has mastered the conversion to B&W.

How about some of you volunteering your technique,...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-16-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 6,145
Posted By hlockwood
From this and the posts that followed, I'm ready...

From this and the posts that followed, I'm ready to withdraw my comment that the iMac can not be accurately calibrated. Perhaps you and the others who have agreed with you can shed some light on...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-15-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 6,145
Posted By hlockwood
I notice that there was not a single post asking...

I notice that there was not a single post asking what your final (medium) output was. If you are a print maker, you'll find that the iMac is totally inappropriate for either accurate color or B&W. ...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-10-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By hlockwood
Send him an email. HFL

Send him an email.

HFL
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-10-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By hlockwood
I ordered a mounted 11x14 of #24, the family...

I ordered a mounted 11x14 of #24, the family shot.

Harry
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-09-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By hlockwood
Photographer Peter Miller

By pure chance I came across this photographer, Peter Miller, who lives and works at photography in northern Vermont.

Back in the fifties when he was in the army, he had the misfortune of being...
Forum: Film vs Digital 04-07-2014
Replies: 69
Views: 7,997
Posted By hlockwood
I think I must be going to the wrong link...

I think I must be going to the wrong link here!
What 'editing'?
And not too many photos I wish I had taken either!

jesse[/quote]

I'm with you jesse. Very few shots there that I would have liked...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-16-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 4,167
Posted By hlockwood
Greg Weber did a CLA for me on my Hexar-RF, but...

Greg Weber did a CLA for me on my Hexar-RF, but he couldn't replace the shutter control board. So I sent it to Dirk Rösler at Japan Exposures; they did an excellent job, including an additional...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-22-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 21,601
Posted By hlockwood
To the best of my knowledge, all these Epson...

To the best of my knowledge, all these Epson printers have a native resolution of 1440 dpi (Note: not ppi). One can choose the print size and resolution independently, but the image will then be...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-04-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 9,205
Posted By hlockwood
That would be the Epson R3000, not the Epson...

That would be the Epson R3000, not the Epson 3000. Big difference.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-03-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 9,205
Posted By hlockwood
An M9 for jpgs! Surely you jest Mr. Ansel. HFL

An M9 for jpgs! Surely you jest Mr. Ansel.

HFL
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-03-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,213
Posted By hlockwood
I have trouble understanding your results. See...

I have trouble understanding your results. See for instance, www.aardenburg-imaging.com/news.8.html‎

for some current test results on archival inkjet prints. Carbon pigment inks and pure cotton...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-03-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,213
Posted By hlockwood
I'll second that last sentence. Even with a...

I'll second that last sentence. Even with a rather well calibrated (CRT) monitor, I'll go through at least 2 hard proofs on inexpensive paper, such as EEM. I'll then run a ~5x7 proof on the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-26-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 6,003
Posted By hlockwood
Actually, I believe you are taking issue with the...

Actually, I believe you are taking issue with the names. But you are quite correct: cosmologists simply do not understand gravity. The hope is that a quantum theory of gravity will shine light on...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-26-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 6,003
Posted By hlockwood
Charlie Lemay: "As for Science, it has similar...

Charlie Lemay: "As for Science, it has similar problems. Just look at…..the concept of dark matter and energy in contemporary physics for which there is as much physical evidence for as there was...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-19-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 16,160
Posted By hlockwood
I have a LNIB M9P still under warranty; wanna...

I have a LNIB M9P still under warranty; wanna trade?

HFL

Edit: Vince, I've been printing K7 piezography inks for years; you will be amazed at what's ahead of you.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-15-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 16,160
Posted By hlockwood
No, the scene was not just there; you were there...

No, the scene was not just there; you were there and recognized the potential. I recently showed my wife a shot that I blew up to ~10inx15in that I thought was fantastic. My wife's reaction:...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-15-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 16,160
Posted By hlockwood
Absolutely fantastic shot. White envy here. HFL

Absolutely fantastic shot. White envy here.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-15-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 16,160
Posted By hlockwood
All well and good folks, but how did you manage...

All well and good folks, but how did you manage to get such high quality results. Everything in LR?

Since I print and shoot B&W only, easy with film, how do I get some of the superb results shown...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 7,006
Posted By hlockwood
I was ready to buy, but then I saw that the strap...

I was ready to buy, but then I saw that the strap costs an extra $225. Sorry, just over budget, so, no sale.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2013
Replies: 211
Views: 17,834
Posted By hlockwood
That's my rig as well. The 50mm Elmar-M renders...

That's my rig as well. The 50mm Elmar-M renders sharp and contrasty; it's always on my M9P.

HFL
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-30-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,090
Posted By hlockwood
I finally got the ad up in the classifieds. I'm...

I finally got the ad up in the classifieds. I'm putting a war chest together for the M-Mono. I'll also be selling the M9P for that reason.

Harry
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 11,358
Posted By hlockwood
And well you might. Excellent. HFL

And well you might. Excellent.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 11,358
Posted By hlockwood
Great car, great legs, great shot.

Great car, great legs, great shot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 11,358
Posted By hlockwood
This shot was taken shortly before 9/11. It's...

This shot was taken shortly before 9/11. It's entitled "Huddled Masses", taken on the ferry to Ellis Is. What I like is the stark separation of foreground and background. Part of my "Street"...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-11-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 10,352
Posted By hlockwood
The story of how crappy photos that carry an...

The story of how crappy photos that carry an important message seems to be short circuited somewhat by the lead-off pic of a beautiful model perfectly posed and perfectly exposed.

But more to the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-17-2013
Replies: 175
Views: 18,719
Posted By hlockwood
Agreed. I'll take your grainy and gritty b&w but...

Agreed. I'll take your grainy and gritty b&w but prefer sharp to blurry.

HFL
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-15-2013
Replies: 175
Views: 18,719
Posted By hlockwood
These are great shots. Wish I had made them. HFL

These are great shots. Wish I had made them.

HFL
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-15-2013
Replies: 175
Views: 18,719
Posted By hlockwood
As a (retired) research scientist, I never refer...

As a (retired) research scientist, I never refer to myself as a "photographer." My profession is physicist, not photographer. But I do sometimes reply, when asked, that that I'm a (serious) amateur...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-15-2013
Replies: 175
Views: 18,719
Posted By hlockwood
Yikes, is that you Winogrand? Back from the...

Yikes, is that you Winogrand? Back from the grave?

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-25-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 9,352
Posted By hlockwood
It absolutely convinced me to get the MM and the...

It absolutely convinced me to get the MM and the fame that will follow.

HFL

Edit: But I'd like to skip the dying part, for a while anyway.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-29-2013
Replies: 206
Views: 24,148
Posted By hlockwood
My black M9-P has fewer than 700 shutter...

My black M9-P has fewer than 700 shutter actuations, is in mint condition, and the warranty expires 10 Jan. 2015. I am planning putting it into the Classifieds, probably at the end of October. ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,360
Posted By hlockwood
I'll keep a copy of this post handy just in case...

I'll keep a copy of this post handy just in case I see something from you in the classifieds. Caveat Emptor.

HFL
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-14-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,360
Posted By hlockwood
All my lenses and bodies, bought new or used, are...

All my lenses and bodies, bought new or used, are insured by a Rider on my (Liberty Mutual) home owner's policy. In case of loss, Liberty will simply pay the amount on the receipt I supplied them. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,353
Posted By hlockwood
Fabio, these are great shots, but I think most,...

Fabio, these are great shots, but I think most, if not all, would be better in B&W. Please convert them and repost for comprison.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-13-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,091
Posted By hlockwood
All I can say is, Wow. HFL

All I can say is, Wow.

HFL
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-11-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 4,582
Posted By hlockwood
I too have settled on Canson Rag Photographique...

I too have settled on Canson Rag Photographique 310 and print with Cone's K7 inks and a custom profile. I'm very satisfied with the results. I do have a stock of HPR 308, but I've put it aside for...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-07-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By hlockwood
Man, that MM is delicious! Very, very nice. HFL

Man, that MM is delicious! Very, very nice.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-01-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,718
Posted By hlockwood
Exactly my strategy when dumping my hardly used...

Exactly my strategy when dumping my hardly used M9-P in favor of an MM.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-01-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By hlockwood
"...prefer using a wide-angle lens and get in...

"...prefer using a wide-angle lens and get in relatively close their subjects."

Quite a different meaning than your misquote.

HFL
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-31-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 20,501
Posted By hlockwood
My NY Times will have to be pried from my cold,...

My NY Times will have to be pried from my cold, dead hands.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2013
Replies: 98
Views: 8,322
Posted By hlockwood
"I, at least, shot more for the color than the...

"I, at least, shot more for the color than the subject matter, which was a big mistake." That's it; I think you nailed it.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2013
Replies: 98
Views: 8,322
Posted By hlockwood
Why do MY pictures suck?

I have to be careful to avoid post hoc ergo propter hoc, but since switching from the M7 to the M9P, my pictures have gone downhill. Previously, I could easily visualize the (color) subject in B&W,...
Forum: Travel 05-13-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,966
Posted By hlockwood
Ask Tina Manley. HFL

Ask Tina Manley.

HFL
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-25-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 10,714
Posted By hlockwood
Same here. HFL

Same here.

HFL
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-20-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 3,983
Posted By hlockwood
While it's obvious to many of us, designation of...

While it's obvious to many of us, designation of numerical aperture as, say, f16 is more properly written as f/16. This is not a quibble; it's a formula. It means that the diameter of the aperture...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2,960
Posted By hlockwood
Well, I'm not actually worried, merely concerned....

Well, I'm not actually worried, merely concerned. I want my exit, which I hope is in the distant future, to be clean.

HFL
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2,960
Posted By hlockwood
Sorry about that, but you're misinterpreting the...

Sorry about that, but you're misinterpreting the message. I'm not about to pop off; at least I hope not. I'm just doing some strategic planning. Need I remind folks that there are unscheduled...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2,960
Posted By hlockwood
What happens to your "stuff" when you're gone?

My wife and I are currently upgrading our very old Wills with the aid of an attorney who specializes in estate planning. It's a daunting and unpleasant task even when done with the aid of a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-29-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,837
Posted By hlockwood
The Elmar-M almost never leaves my camera. You...

The Elmar-M almost never leaves my camera. You won't regret owning this lens.

HFL
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-24-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 26,637
Posted By hlockwood
A local framer admired one of my prints 10 years...

A local framer admired one of my prints 10 years ago, so I gave him a copy, about 10"x15". The print was on Han Photo [cotton] Rag; mats were archival, and inks were MIS carbon pigments. But it was...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-21-2013
Replies: 187
Views: 61,082
Posted By hlockwood
For those whose images are on pbase, here is how...

For those whose images are on pbase, here is how I was able to post an image:

In pbase, display the image and go to "edit this image." On the right side of the screen you'll see the URL to use...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 7,922
Posted By hlockwood
Perhaps as a closer to this thread, along with...

Perhaps as a closer to this thread, along with new found knowledge on including an image (thanks Mod,) here is another one of my favorite street...
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