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Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By Joao
FED 50 with Industar 81. Portra 400

https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/fed-51/horizon-sunset.html]https://images44.fotki.com/v1644/photos/5/756795/16150102/Horizonsunset-vi.jpg

[URL=https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/fed-51/river.html]ht...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By Joao
From an old thread

Old thread

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144570&highlight=sequential

Regards
Joao
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 897
Posted By Joao
Congratulations

Sincere congratulations for your exhibition.
Don't stop your excelent work!
Regards
Joao
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By Joao
I believe that "too much developer" should be...

I believe that "too much developer" should be understood as "no air" or "almost no air" inside the tank. Inversions, in this case, will be less efficient, absence of air does not allow the same...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By Joao
Some more dark clouds Iskra, Shanghai 120 fim in...

Some more dark clouds
Iskra, Shanghai 120 fim in paRodinal. Less paRodinal than necessary. The sky was clear. But I like the result...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3476/3391111974_f82c019443.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By Joao
Kodak Gold 200 in paRodinal

I did it a few years ago, using paRodinal.
Samples here

https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/parodinal-for-kodak/

Regards

Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By Joao
The AGFA OPTIMA 335 SENSOR electronic was made in...

The AGFA OPTIMA 335 SENSOR electronic was made in Germany in 1978. It has a Agnatar f/3,5 lens and speeds from 1/30 to 1/300 sec. Fully automatic, distance in a scale from 0.9 mts to ∞.
This camera...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-02-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By Joao
May 1st, International Workers Day Rally

Here we go. From yesterday:

International Workers Day Rally (May 1st) in Lisbon.
Kiev-10, Helios 81 2/50, ORWO UN 54

https://images43.fotki.com/v1326/photos/5/756795/16140048/May1st-vi.jpg...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Joao
Thank you Brett. I will search around those...

Thank you Brett. I will search around those models.
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Joao
Old Voigtar lens. Which camera did it belong to ??

Hello
I would be grateful for any information about the camera to which this Voigtar lens & shuter combo belonged to. This was a camera for the Spanish market but there are certainly other similar...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-01-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By Joao
I bought Fomapan 100 Professional and Fomapan 100...

I bought Fomapan 100 Professional and Fomapan 100 Classic in different occasions in Prague. I have used both and did not notice any difference between them.
Regards
Joao
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-26-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 4,197
Posted By Joao
https://live.staticflickr.com/1924/30631140897_aeb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1924/30631140897_aebda4ed0c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NELB1V)Two beach chairs (https://flic.kr/p/NELB1V) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-23-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Joao
Thank you, I certainly will. Regards Joao

Thank you, I certainly will.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-22-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Joao
Unfortunately I am not so confident im my own...

Unfortunately I am not so confident im my own skills to do such a task. I am still trying to find out someone to do it.

Strange thing: The link
http://www.contaxrepairs.com/
was working four...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-18-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Joao
Same here

I got a similar camera with precisely the same problem. Blank frames, overlaping frames and very well exposed frames (in a random unpredictable order). A local trusty repair technician was unable to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-16-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Joao
Thank you very much for your clear answers. I...

Thank you very much for your clear answers. I don't think I will use that magnifying viewfinder.
Best regards
Joao
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-15-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Joao
Mamiya Sekor 65 mm in a C330. A question.

Hello
I have a Mamiya C330 and a 65mm Mamiya Sekor lens. It makes sense to use a parallax correction plate as it is mentioned in the User’s Manual.
But now I find this camera viewfinder...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 14,134
Posted By Joao
Roger did a lot to make RFF a better place. He...

Roger did a lot to make RFF a better place. He will be remembered by all of us.
May he rest in peace.
Joao
Forum: DIYS Modifications 04-08-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By Joao
Meikai "Panarama" Camera

Not an answer to the OP question but there is a cheap (very cheap!) chinese plastic camera who has the possibility of covering the upper and lower parts of the frame (and the correspondig area of the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-19-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Joao
Lynn Did it happen with Fomapan ?? Or with some...

Lynn

Did it happen with Fomapan ?? Or with some other brand ?

Joao
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-19-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Joao
Chris I also believe in a manufacturing issue....

Chris
I also believe in a manufacturing issue. This is the first time it happened.
I use the same developing tank, and the rolls are from the same batch of FOMAPAN 100 that was purchased in...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-18-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Joao
Strange marks in my negatives

Just developed a roll of FOMAPAN 100 in HC-110.
I found two "exposed" circles between frames 2 and 3 and a less intense one between frames 5 and 6. No other marks in the roll. The paper was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Joao
Thank you

Thank you all for the advice.
I've beem deleting a massive amount of old photos in batches. Quite an easy task.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Joao
Thank you for the link !!! I will explore those...

Thank you for the link !!! I will explore those sugestions !
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Joao
Flickr - how to delete many images ?

Hello
I want to delete hundreds of old images from my Flickr account. I know how to do it one by one, but that takes a lot of time. Deleting Albums does not erase the photos....
Is there any quick...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-18-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Joao
Now I have other questions

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7833/40172809883_e452bd570f_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24cW9Ma)Porrofinder (https://flic.kr/p/24cW9Ma) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-17-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Joao
I am aware of this, but a spotmeter will be very...

I am aware of this, but a spotmeter will be very convenient to me. The size of the image is no problem.
Thank you for your input
Regards
Joao
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Joao
Thank you Jim. Regards Joao

Thank you Jim.
Regards
Joao
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Joao
CdS Porrofinder for Mamiya C330

Hello
Can someone please tell me what batteries can be used with the CdS Porrofinder ?? I want to try it in my Mamiya C330...
Thank you in advance
Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-11-2019
Replies: 1,344
Views: 263,296
Posted By Joao
Kiev 4AM with CZ Tessar

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1905/44453201575_17f3d3b709_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aJbh6V)Kiev Zeiss 02 (https://flic.kr/p/2aJbh6V) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-17-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By Joao
Posting this too late.... Some tips...

Posting this too late....

Some tips here

https://pheugo.com/cameras/index.php?page=folders

Other alternative: Find an old non-functioning Kodak 66 . They usually have an intact bellows and this...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-10-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,417
Posted By Joao
Thank you Chris Platt and Zuiko 85. Your...

Thank you Chris Platt and Zuiko 85.
Your information was clear. As I never use a flash, this feature is useless to me. As I said above, I get good photos with the C35 ignoring that ring.
I will keep...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-09-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,417
Posted By Joao
David Thank you for your interest. As long as the...

David
Thank you for your interest. As long as the camera keeps making good photos, I am not worried. It was just curiosity...
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-08-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,417
Posted By Joao
David My Konica C35 is the Automatic model, black...

David
My Konica C35 is the Automatic model, black and silver.
The ring I mentioned seems useless to me, but I am curious about its utility...
Regards
Joao
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-07-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,417
Posted By Joao
Allow me a silly question...

Allow me a futile and perhaps naif question: I never understood quite well the utility of the ring between the camera body and the distance ring. It is supposed to have a mark for using in AUTO mode...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-07-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony and James for choosing my...

Thank you Tony and James for choosing my photos.
Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-03-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 2,145
Posted By Joao
Excellent set, nice photos. You were able to show...

Excellent set, nice photos. You were able to show very well the people's "aficcion" and excitment. I don't remember seeing this activity so well documented.
Thank you for posting the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2018
Replies: 86
Views: 6,546
Posted By Joao
Kaliningrad, June 2018

https://images54.fotki.com/v461/photos/5/756795/16070165/kaliningrad-vi.jpg (https://public.fotki.com/BlueWind/kaliningrad/kaliningrad.html)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-12-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 30,610
Posted By Joao
Cranes

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4871/44014866460_59684953f6_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2a4rGkW)Simmetry (https://flic.kr/p/2a4rGkW) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on Flickr
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-30-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,057
Posted By Joao
Sugar factory, Mauritius FED-50, Agfa APX...

Sugar factory, Mauritius
FED-50, Agfa APX 100
https://images108.fotki.com/v1279/photos/5/756795/16056593/Sugarfactory-vi.jpg

Tree in Pamplemousse park, Mauritius
FED-50, Agfa...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-26-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,057
Posted By Joao
Some photos from the second Oktober week,...

Some photos from the second Oktober week, Mauritius island.
Kiev-35A with Fujicolor C200

UMBRELLAS in Port Louis
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1916/30631139317_4d051e6d9f.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-18-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,057
Posted By Joao
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1959/45043967502_f1...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1959/45043967502_f136c3a85d.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bCo7em)Boardwalk (https://flic.kr/p/2bCo7em) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-18-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,057
Posted By Joao
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1970/44372380134_c1...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1970/44372380134_c1687eda6e.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aB33GN)Belver Castle, Tagus 1 (https://flic.kr/p/2aB33GN) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-18-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By Joao
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/30472042017_c3...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/30472042017_c31b6450d8.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NqHbsM)Three FSU 39 mm mount SLR cameras (https://flic.kr/p/NqHbsM) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Joao
I am grateful for the several sugestions. I...

I am grateful for the several sugestions.

I explored Peter's sugestion more carefully than I did when I first tried the lens: there is indeed a very precise position of the barrel where it locks (I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Joao
Increasing "friction" in a collapsible lens ??

Hello
Advice from RFF members prompted me to buy an interesting Zeiss-Ikon collapsible Tessar 1:28 f=5cm that fits nicely in my Kiev 4AM.

Photos and details in another...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-16-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Joao
I got it !!!

I got the lens for 10 euro. It is quite clean and seems to fit well in the Kiev 4AM. There is already a test rol inside.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1903/44453201615_106718f79d.jpg...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Joao
Many thanks . Your answers are good news for...

Many thanks .
Your answers are good news for me.
This lens lays among a bunch of old stuff in a thrift shop. The shop owner does not know anything about it (or about cameras). He may sell it for a...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Joao
Identifying a lens: what is this ??

My apologies if the answer is obvious, but I would to know what kind of mount is this (or if parts of it are missing...).
And what camera did this lens belonged to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,591
Posted By Joao
Ingmar Bergman and Carl Theodor Dreyer fit in the...

Ingmar Bergman and Carl Theodor Dreyer fit in the list, IMO...

Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-26-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Joao
Thank you Huss, that makes sense. I was expecting...

Thank you Huss, that makes sense.
I was expecting a very bright image (overexposure) but the scanner has its own logic.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-25-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Joao
Nikon 35 Ti shutter malfunction (?)

Hello
Again a request for help...
I have been testing a Nikon 35Ti that seems to have what I think is a shutter malfunction: sometimes pressing the shutter release (both in Auto or Manual mode)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-20-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By Joao
No, the paRodinal I mixed years ago is still...

No, the paRodinal I mixed years ago is still active and working as it should. The colour changes, but it performs as expected.
My experience (several years using Donald Quall's recipe) is very...
Forum: Travel 04-06-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,666
Posted By Joao
Citroen 2CV

My third 2CV, assembled in Portugal in 1988. Still rolling.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/7702/U7702I1523009739.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,735
Posted By Joao
David You are right - and I took advantage of the...

David
You are right - and I took advantage of the film latitude many times.
But knowing a reasonably accurate measurement of the shutter speeds will allow me to compare the results of different...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-24-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,735
Posted By Joao
Now I learned something new. Good point! Thanks...

Now I learned something new. Good point!
Thanks again.
Joao
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-23-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,735
Posted By Joao
Thank you all for your replies. Using a TV...

Thank you all for your replies.
Using a TV monitor is a classic option but I think it only works with CRT monitors. Am I wrong ?
I will try first the digital camera method, and keep in mind the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-23-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,735
Posted By Joao
Measuring shutter speed accuracy

Hello
I am looking for sugestions concerning a reliable device for accurately measuring shutter speeds in film cameras. I am interested in something that
1. Measures light – I don’t want anything...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-21-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,391
Posted By Joao
Some data here (in spite of the promotional...

Some data here (in spite of the promotional intention of the video)

http://leica.pt/multimedia?lang=en

Regards

Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-20-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Joao
Thank you Icebear, J Scooter and Tony. Joao

Thank you Icebear, J Scooter and Tony.
Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-16-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By Joao
Some detailed photos of the top (rangefinder...

Some detailed photos of the top (rangefinder repair). Scroll down.
I hope it may help

http://sageshome.net/cpg/index.php?album=74

Boa sorte !

Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-13-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Joao
Thank you ! That answers my question. ...

Thank you ! That answers my question.

Regards

Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Joao
Thank you for your input. P. Giannakis : can you...

Thank you for your input.

P. Giannakis : can you confirm if the battery check light was OK when your OM-2 was giving inconsistent results ? This would answer the 2nd point in my O.P.

Best...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Joao
Olympus OM-2: Two questions about batteries.

Hello
I am well aware of the advantages of silver oxide batteries when compared with their alkaline equivalents. Moreover, the OM-2 user’s manual clearly advises to use ".. two 1.5V silver oxide...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-04-2018
Replies: 1,279
Views: 334,217
Posted By Joao
A white rose, NYC 2015

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7652/16761942198_3c2b1e93be_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rxckrq)White rose (https://flic.kr/p/rxckrq) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-02-2018
Replies: 816
Views: 139,253
Posted By Joao
Bike promiscuity

or maybe the lack of another locker chain...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3782/9447614884_7cf715c79b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/foRuKN)3 bikes (https://flic.kr/p/foRuKN) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-02-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,005
Posted By Joao
Santa Marta lighthouse, Cascais,...

Santa Marta lighthouse, Cascais, Portugal

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2946/15378606376_143a503c08_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pqXnTN)Lighthouse (https://flic.kr/p/pqXnTN) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-01-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Joao
Home

This may be of interest to some

https://www.yahoo.com/news/home-fujifilm-magnum-photos-collaborative-slideshow-wp-213200642.html

Joao
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-25-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8,783
Posted By Joao
Tagus ferry, Lisbon

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4144/5001582724_acabb85273_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8BYqhU)Lonely passenger (https://flic.kr/p/8BYqhU) by Joćo Freitas (https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/), on...
Forum: Travel 02-20-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,734
Posted By Joao
Cash exchange restrictions (January 2017)

Last year (January) there were important restrictions on the amount of money I was alowed to change per week; small shops, especially outside large cities, do not accept credit cards. My very...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 8,783
Posted By Joao
Ferry , Tagus river,...

Ferry , Tagus river, Lisbon

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3361/3582436436_2744eb6ec1_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/6syVxs)Ferry (https://flic.kr/p/6syVxs) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 184
Views: 21,560
Posted By Joao
Chairs, shop window,...

Chairs, shop window, Brussels

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3043/2903276150_ff70c60069_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5qy3Rm)Chairs (https://flic.kr/p/5qy3Rm) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 184
Views: 21,560
Posted By Joao
Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 521, Fomapan...

Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 521, Fomapan 100

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5501/10947207293_d4d9e8c02d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hFnikk)Two chairs (https://flic.kr/p/hFnikk) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,005
Posted By Joao
Punta Secca lighthouse,Southern Sicily,...

Punta Secca lighthouse,Southern Sicily, Italy

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7634/26983445990_d0d5d1dabe_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/H7rdpq)
Lighthouse (https://flic.kr/p/H7rdpq) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,005
Posted By Joao
Cabo Raso lighthouse, Cascais,...

Cabo Raso lighthouse, Cascais, Portugal

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3909/15378606276_92d1299c0a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pqXnS5)
(another) lighthouse, early morning (https://flic.kr/p/pqXnS5) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,005
Posted By Joao
Capelinhos lighthouse, Faial,...

Capelinhos lighthouse, Faial, Azores

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4560/26770730069_7c956c0d8c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GMCZnx)
Lighthouse, Faial 02 (https://flic.kr/p/GMCZnx) by Joćo Freitas...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-06-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By Joao
wjlapier and Simon Thank you for the tips !...

wjlapier and Simon
Thank you for the tips !

Regards
Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-04-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By Joao
Thank you for your replies. A second test roll...

Thank you for your replies.
A second test roll shows less "overexposed" frames than the first roll (and one of them is clearly a double exposure !).
I will load a dead roll in the camera and fire...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By Joao
Nikon 35Ti trouble

Hello
I'm using a Nikon 35Ti that has been kept unused for years. Unfortunately sometimes firing the shutter release makes a strange noise and the film does not advance; last roll it happened in 8 of...
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-26-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By Joao
Thank you for these very informative post. I...

Thank you for these very informative post. I apreciate the clear way you use
to adress this topic. And the well-chosen images you've used to ilustrate the text.
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Joao
Thank you

Thank you for your input.
Those chemicals (undiluted) are still in their original plastic bottles, a small portion of each was used and since then all were kept tightly closed.
My major concern was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Joao
Old chemicals - what shoud I do ?

Hello
I was given three original almost full bottles (tightly capped) of darkroom chemicals aged 3 to 4 years old. They were kept at room temperatures ( average 10ŗC to 30ŗC around here)
One is Kodak...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-21-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,360
Posted By Joao
Thank you, Tony.

Thank you, Tony.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-27-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 4,005
Posted By Joao
Cabo da Roca lighthouse, Sintra, Portugal. The...

Cabo da Roca lighthouse, Sintra, Portugal. The most westerly lighthouse in the continent (9ŗ 36' West)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4526/37963058704_edde6d4900_b.jpg
Forum: Travel 08-24-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 5,107
Posted By Joao
Excellent images, thank you for posting. One...

Excellent images, thank you for posting.

One question: were there any restrictions concerning taking photos in railway stations ? I read about photography not being allowed in some parts of the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-27-2017
Replies: 143
Views: 6,350
Posted By Joao
Several years ago I was looking for the effect of...

Several years ago I was looking for the effect of sunlight in fungus infested lenses (an Helios 58 mm and a Jupiter 135 IIRC). Both were wide open and oriented to the sun.
The only result I got was...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-02-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By Joao
It certainly helps ! Thank you Joao

It certainly helps !

Thank you

Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-29-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By Joao
Thank you Roger for the clarifying answer. Film...

Thank you Roger for the clarifying answer.
Film will be handled in total darkness.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-28-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By Joao
Thanks! So to be on the safe side I should use a...

Thanks!
So to be on the safe side I should use a red lamp. The aim is to use it for B&W printing - but I would appreciate if I could handle B&W film (ISO below 400) under that light.
Regards
Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-28-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By Joao
Hello Unfortunately I am not able to answer to...

Hello
Unfortunately I am not able to answer to your question, but I may add a related question: Red or Orange lights for darkroom - which of these two options should I choose ? and why ?
I apologize...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-11-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2,783
Posted By Joao
Sugestion: Sacrifice an unexposed roll and have...

Sugestion: Sacrifice an unexposed roll and have it developed. If the marks are there, you have the answer

Good luck

Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-30-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By Joao
Olympus mju ZOOM problem

Hello
I have an Olympus mju ZOOM 35-70 mm and I did not use it for about a year.
Now I have a problem with film loading: after I insert the film the camera winds the film for about half meter then...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-29-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By Joao
Thank you Richard G for the mention. Joao

Thank you Richard G for the mention.

Joao
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-27-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,533
Posted By Joao
Hello You can try...

Hello
You can try this
http://www.ebay.com/itm/VIEWFINDER-FOR-JUPITER-12-LENS-35mm-USSR-/262892336262?hash=item3d359ab486:g:s8IAAOSwVL1WEknO

I have a small japanese Helios viewfinder with lines for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Joao
Allow me some irony..

PAY-BACK TIME by Roger McGough

O Lord, let me be a burden on my children
For long they've been a burden upon me.
May they fetch and carry, clean and scrub
And do so cheerfully.

Let them take it in...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Joao
Your replies answer my question and were much...

Your replies answer my question and were much appreciated Mika and oftheherd.
I had read about MM lenses but I was not sure what these were.
Thank you !
Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Joao
Question: Yashica zoom for Contax 167MT ?

Hello
I have a Yashica MC Zoom 35-70 mm 1:3,5 -4,5 for sale at a local auction site. A potential buyer asked me if it can be used in a Contax 167MT. As far as I could find, the zoom will fit the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-28-2017
Replies: 1,344
Views: 263,296
Posted By Joao
Very good, kotokot 21 ! I've been trying to use...

Very good, kotokot 21 !
I've been trying to use the finders of disposable film cameras (they are quite bright) and my main problem is the connection between the finder itself and the cold shoe of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-27-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Joao
Interesting approach in pictures 2, 3 and 4 as...

Interesting approach in pictures 2, 3 and 4 as you get gradually closer.
The fourth is the one I would pick if I had to choose one (the "organic" character is more evident there in my opinion). But...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,570
Posted By Joao
My past resulta with...

My past resulta with Caffenol

https://www.flickr.com/photos/joaofreitas/albums/72157623092011983/with/4277342836/

Beware of efervescent Vitamin C (bubbles in the developer !). And orange...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Joao
DX encoding

If you are re-using commercial cartridges be aware of the DX coding on the cartridge if your camera is able to read it.
You can:
1) Load a film of the same speed as the original one that was in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-14-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,257
Posted By Joao
Not my experience, I never found any difference...

Not my experience, I never found any difference between dishwashing liquids (3 drops in 250 cc of water) and Ilford's wetting agent. I must say that I don't print negatives so maybe there a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-14-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 4,322
Posted By Joao
You can try one of these (some were mentioned...

You can try one of these (some were mentioned above)

http://www.ee.ryerson.ca/~phiscock/astronomy/light-pollution/shutter-cal.pdf...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-13-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 4,322
Posted By Joao
You can try...

You can try this

http://rick_oleson.tripod.com/index-135.html

Regards

Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-09-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,842
Posted By Joao
You're absolutely right, thanks for the...

You're absolutely right, thanks for the correction. It is indeed the 122 that has a polycarbonate or ABS "plastic" body in all the version. I have the grey 50th anniversary model (and in the past had...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,842
Posted By Joao
Late reply: I would have taken your option. I...

Late reply:

I would have taken your option. I have both a 12XP and a TTL and I prefer the first. The TTL lightmeter needle is sometimes difficult to see in low light settings. And the "plastic" of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,806
Posted By Joao
+1. And don't be discouraged if lhe seller...

+1.
And don't be discouraged if lhe seller states that he ships only to Germany. Ask politely if he ships to your country, and very likely vou will get a positive answer.

Joao
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-10-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,041
Posted By Joao
Is there any inconvenient in using an aquarium...

Is there any inconvenient in using an aquarium water-heater ?
The one I have can keep the water at 20ŗC, which would be fine for B&W processing in Winter.
Has anyone tried this ??
Regards
Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-03-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By Joao
Smile Thank you for the links (and David thank you for...

Thank you for the links (and David thank you for the pictures). I am definitely convinced:) . No more proof is needed !
KMZ made a gradual evolution from a RF to a SLR, keeping the size of the lens...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-02-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By Joao
Changing the camera but keeping the lens mount......

Changing the camera but keeping the lens mount... yes, it seems possible.

Regards

Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-02-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By Joao
David Thank you for your reply. As you can see...

David
Thank you for your reply.
As you can see from my initial post I have four M39 lenses for SLRs: Industar 50 3,5/50, Tair 11 2,8/133, Helios 44 2/58 and Mir 1 2,8/37 (Grand Prix Brussels). These...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-02-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By Joao
So, as far as I understand from the previous...

So, as far as I understand from the previous answers:

1)There might be a difference in the flange-film distance of M39 and M42 lenses
2)This difference (0.3 mm) has no practical importance

Things...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-01-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By Joao
Geoff (Quote) "...(And the flange focal distance...

Geoff (Quote) "...(And the flange focal distance is 45.2mm, whereas M42 is 45.5mm)..."

So the adapter compensates for the .3 mm difference; I guess that if I want to swap the lens mount ring from a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-01-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By Joao
Thank you all for your answers, which provided...

Thank you all for your answers, which provided the information I was looking for. The information about theses lenses in the usual sources is very scattered and is not easy to put it...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By Joao
FSU lenses in M39 mount for SLR cameras

Hello
I am trying to clarify a few points concening FSU lenses for SLR cameras in M39 mount.
I have four lenses in M39 mount
Industar 50 3,5/50, Tair 11 2,8/133, Helios 44 2/58 and Mir 1...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-29-2016
Replies: 102
Views: 6,867
Posted By Joao
It is worth to take a chance: about 2/3 of my...

It is worth to take a chance: about 2/3 of my imported items from outside the Euroland have passed through the greedy hands of Portuguese Customs whithout being checked or taxed. I am talking about...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-27-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 5,454
Posted By Joao
My experience with FSU cameras

Hello
I have or have owned several FSU cameras such as Kristal, Zenits (C, 3M, E, EM, ET, 12XP, 122K, 19, Fotosniper 12), Kiev (4AM, 4, 10, 35-A (2)), Smenas, Komsomolets, Lubitel (2, 166-U), Zorkis...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 3,499
Posted By Joao
An SLR Zorki (a.k.a. "Zenit-C" ) Joao

An SLR Zorki (a.k.a. "Zenit-C" )

Joao
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-14-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By Joao
For SMALL pinholes or thinned curtains you can...

For SMALL pinholes or thinned curtains you can use the black paint used to paint fabric or T-shirts. Let it dry for 24 hours.
Keep in mind that: 1)This is a temporary fix 2) It may not work in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-12-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Joao
Hello Joe I'm not optimistic in finding someone...

Hello Joe
I'm not optimistic in finding someone able (and willing) to repair a Kiev 10. Mine was CLAed by Oleg (okvntagecameras) many moons ago and as you say he does not repair them anymore.
I had...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 2,924
Posted By Joao
Thank you JHutchins and J.Scooter Joao

Thank you JHutchins and J.Scooter
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-29-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Joao
Vito II

You may like to browse this thread (especially the link in the OP)

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=156781&highlight=Vito

Joao
Forum: Travel 11-25-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,251
Posted By Joao
Great photos ! Please show us some more... Joao

Great photos ! Please show us some more...

Joao
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-22-2016
Replies: 231
Views: 12,800
Posted By Joao
Someone here must have one of...

Someone here must have one of these

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Victorinox-Swiss-Army-2-1-4-Stainless-Steel-Advertising-Red-Pocket-Knife-Kodak-/232150001144?hash=item360d37e5f8:g:I3gAAOSwXeJYDmRi

Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,830
Posted By Joao
Thank you for your input. Some nice samples - and...

Thank you for your input. Some nice samples - and it is good to know that many "oldies" are still working !

Keep them coming, please.

Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 2,830
Posted By Joao
How old is your oldest camera ?

Hello
It would be interesting to know what is the oldest user camera owned by a RFF member. A camera that you use, let’s say, once a year (or more often). Shelf queens and non-working cameras...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-20-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By Joao
Hello. Congratulations and my best wishes for the...

Hello.
Congratulations and my best wishes for the project. My favourites are Wendy, Coffee, Couple and Corn Harvest. All the photos are great but I think those four are the most suitable for your...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-17-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,391
Posted By Joao
PM sent with details Joao

PM sent with details

Joao
Forum: Photo Software 11-17-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,058
Posted By Joao
Same here. I still use it - also as a test of...

Same here.

I still use it - also as a test of my own mental sanity:D

Joao
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-17-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,391
Posted By Joao
I own a Yashica D (40-50 euros in a street...

I own a Yashica D (40-50 euros in a street market) and a Flexaret IIa (offered); each one was repaired and CLA'd in Lisbon for around 50 euros. The problems with both cameras arise if they stand on...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-17-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,053
Posted By Joao
Scigeek You won't be disappointed with the...

Scigeek
You won't be disappointed with the results if the camera is in good shape. I have and use a Flexaret IIa similar to this
http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Flexaret_II

Some samples I've got (with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Joao
A photo and the story behind it

For jazz enthusiasts who don't know this photo, here it goes

http://interactive.nydailynews.com/2016/08/story-behind-great-day-in-harlem-photo/index.html#shape45

Enjoy !

Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-03-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,144
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony and functus for selecting my...

Thank you Tony and functus for selecting my photo.
Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-28-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,576
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony for the mention. Joao

Thank you Tony for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-28-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,663
Posted By Joao
Polypan F is the worst dust-attractive film I...

Polypan F is the worst dust-attractive film I have ever tried. Much worse than anything else. Maybe due to its polyester base ??

Regards

Joao
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-27-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,663
Posted By Joao
Running some hot water in the shower for a while ...

Running some hot water in the shower for a while will make the water vapor remove the dust that is in the air; do it before hanging the film to dry. It will take a little more time to dry but it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-27-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By Joao
It would be nice to be able to shape our...

It would be nice to be able to shape our Leaders...

but you may want something like...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-26-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 7,560
Posted By Joao
Four from Bratislava, Slovakia

Kiev 35-A with Fuji 200

Painted Windows , near St Martin’s Church,

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Painted%20windows%20St%20Martins%20Church%20Bratislava_zpseaoae8gc.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-22-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 7,560
Posted By Joao
Some more

Now from the FED-50 with Eastman XX at 400 (dev in HC-110)

Downtown Munich

Brunnen-Buberl

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Brunnen-Buberl_zpsrbzghq0x.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-22-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,549
Posted By Joao
Fleamarket in Vienna (Kiev 35-A with Agfa...

Fleamarket in Vienna (Kiev 35-A with Agfa Vista)

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Fleamarket%2001_zpsmgucwakc.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-22-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 7,560
Posted By Joao
From Vienna

Kiev 35-A with Agfa Vista 200

Vienna – Monument to Soviet Soldiers (a good start for Red Oktober...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-19-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,251
Posted By Joao
Tony, thank you for the mention. Joao

Tony, thank you for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By Joao
Thanks a lot. I will travel to South Germany,...

Thanks a lot.
I will travel to South Germany, Vienna (and perhaps Bratislava ??) in a few days, those are good tips .
Gratefully
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By Joao
Rebadged color films in supermarkets

Hello

Can someone provide informations about rebaged color films sold in supermarkets or drugstores in Europe ? I remember, among others, Fuji 200 being sold in Schlecker's drugstores (under...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-06-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,781
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony. I'm glad you liked my photos (and...

Thank you Tony. I'm glad you liked my photos (and hometown).
Joao
Forum: Travel 09-30-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,942
Posted By Joao
From Sicily, last May

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/7702/U7702I1464253160.SEQ.3.jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/7702/U7702I1464122733.SEQ.4.jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-30-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,503
Posted By Joao
Dear Roger Figs & ham You may want to try this:...

Dear Roger
Figs & ham
You may want to try this: Carefully peel the figs, cut them in halves. On the inner part of each half, place some thin small slices of ham. A teaspoon (not more) of cream cheese...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-20-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 6,909
Posted By Joao
I don't feel the need for it, and find it more...

I don't feel the need for it, and find it more irritating than useful.
So far no " Fessebook " for me...
Regards
Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-15-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 1,824
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony for the mention. Joao

Thank you Tony for the mention.

Joao
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-05-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By Joao
Mike, thank you for the link. Joao

Mike, thank you for the link.

Joao
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-31-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 3,549
Posted By Joao
Els Encants , Barcelona...

Els Encants , Barcelona
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Els%20Encants%2002_zpskkmvqyjy.jpg...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-30-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By Joao
j scooter, thank you for the mention. Joao

j scooter, thank you for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Travel 08-28-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,884
Posted By Joao
ERA 100 ISO B&W films provided decent and...

ERA 100 ISO B&W films provided decent and consistent results, but it is not available anymore on-line. I wonder if they discontinued it definitely or not (the manufacturer's website does not...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-25-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 968
Posted By Joao
Swapping lenses between Voigtlander cameras

Can someone tell me if it is possible to transplant a Color Skopar 50 mm 1:3.5 lens from a Vito B to a Vito II camera ? Are the external dimensions identical ? Has this been done ?
Opinions,...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-24-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By Joao
Newst A CLA may be useful. I will remember your...

Newst
A CLA may be useful. I will remember your sugestion.

Giorgio
Thank you, that's a good point, I will give it a try

Joao
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-23-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By Joao
Thank you for the reassuring answers, the manuals...

Thank you for the reassuring answers, the manuals I found are not so clear on these points.



newst, that is an interesting option but perhaps not so useful in this camera considering that I am not...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-23-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By Joao
Konica C35 automatic - two questions

Hello
To Konica C35 automatic users: can you please confirm if

1) The Guide Number ring is useful only when a flash is used

2) Without flash the camera is fully automatic and there is no way to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-18-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,711
Posted By Joao
Tony, thank you for the mention. Joao

Tony, thank you for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Travel 08-18-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,369
Posted By Joao
Impressive photos, great work ! Thank you for...

Impressive photos, great work !
Thank you for posting
Joao
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,572
Posted By Joao
Great start at RFF. Welcome! Your photos are...

Great start at RFF. Welcome!
Your photos are excellent, congratulations. I look forward to see some more.
Thank you for posting.
Joao
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-19-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3,689
Posted By Joao
Cold shoe in the Vito II

As I said, I don't know if the cold shoe can be taken or how to do it; considering that it covers the Voigtlander name I assume it is possible to remove it (but I am not sure about that). It does not...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-14-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3,689
Posted By Joao
Mike I enjoyed your comprehensive review of the...

Mike
I enjoyed your comprehensive review of the Vito II; I read it with pleasure and cannot but agree with your impression about this great little camera.
I am the lucky owner of a Vito II (bought...
Forum: Travel 07-14-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By Joao
Excellent ! You must have some more, please post...

Excellent ! You must have some more, please post them.

Joao
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-09-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 5,716
Posted By Joao
Thank you Marek, dof, Dralowid and Jim. I will...

Thank you Marek, dof, Dralowid and Jim.
I will forward your sugestions to my friend.
Best regards
Joao
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-09-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 5,716
Posted By Joao
Lens for Leica R3 - opinions ?

Hello

A friend showed me today a nice Leica R3 but someone has "borrowed" the lens and it is very unlikely that it will be returned. She is now searching for some less expensive compatible lenses...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-04-2016
Replies: 422
Views: 59,953
Posted By Joao
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_appa...

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Boat%202_zpsbxk6ye87.jpg...
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-03-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 15,707
Posted By Joao
Thank you for the information - you posted it in...

Thank you for the information - you posted it in a very clear and understandable way .

Joao
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-26-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,767
Posted By Joao
Chris N That's a superb photo ! Thank you for...

Chris N
That's a superb photo !
Thank you for posting.

Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-26-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,821
Posted By Joao
Timely and very well done ! Thank you for...

Timely and very well done !
Thank you for posting.

Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-02-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,122
Posted By Joao
Thank you functus and Shirley. Joao

Thank you functus and Shirley.
Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-09-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,786
Posted By Joao
Does the shutter close (and the mirror goes down)...

Does the shutter close (and the mirror goes down) when you "Reset" the camera - as if were testing the batteries ??
Joao
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-04-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,051
Posted By Joao
i'm glad it worked ! I have repaired fabric...

i'm glad it worked !
I have repaired fabric curtains with pinholes and/or worn out areas using the black paint sold for painting on clothes; it lasts several years, in my experience - no need to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2016
Replies: 434
Views: 25,530
Posted By Joao
Lynn I wish the Summer can last many days more so...

Lynn
I wish the Summer can last many days more so we can get some more photos. Please keep posting .
Concerning you 349 post: the look of the dog is the same we get from some people when we take...
Forum: Olympus RF 04-24-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,556
Posted By Joao
Good deal ! And what about the inaudible shutter...

Good deal ! And what about the inaudible shutter ?? My XA-2 shutter barely makes a sound, it is great for street photography.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-12-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,794
Posted By Joao
Hello I've just received a copy of Andrea's book...

Hello
I've just received a copy of Andrea's book and I strongly recommend it. Quite different (and somehow better) than what one expects from a book about Afghanistan. Both colour and black and white...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 04-10-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,638
Posted By Joao
I'm grateful for your input. I guess some...

I'm grateful for your input. I guess some previous owner has been messing inside the camera - there are superficial scratches on the shutterblades.
I will test with some film, and if necessary, I...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 04-10-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,638
Posted By Joao
Olympus TRIP 35 : a question

Hello
Could some Trip 35 user please clarify this?
Looking to the interior of the camera, there is a frame behind the shutter blades, sort of rectangular-shaped with curved sides. My camera shows a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,123
Posted By Joao
Option 1: Turn the camera 90ŗ counterclockwise...

Option 1: Turn the camera 90ŗ counterclockwise and shot only in Portrait orientation

Option 2:http://www.plasticsurgery.org/cosmetic-procedures/rhinoplasty.html

Joao
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-06-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,150
Posted By Joao
Tony and Shirley, thanks for the mention.

Tony and Shirley, thanks for the mention.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-31-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,794
Posted By Joao
Andrea PM sent. What alternative for publishing...

Andrea
PM sent.
What alternative for publishing did you choose instead of Blurb ? Considering the final quality, are they at the same level ?
Thanks
Joao
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-27-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,101
Posted By Joao
It is good to start Easter Sunday with a positive...

It is good to start Easter Sunday with a positive story and a nice photo.
Thank you for posting
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-24-2016
Replies: 320
Views: 37,521
Posted By Joao
Some clouds from Lisbon, Portugal. Zeiss Ikonta...

Some clouds from Lisbon, Portugal. Zeiss Ikonta from 1938, Tessar 75 mm, Fomapan 200 in HC-110

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Clouds%204_zpsm6ac9wov.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2016
Replies: 1,417
Views: 193,940
Posted By Joao
Three trees

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/7702/U7702I1457351581.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-25-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 2,917
Posted By Joao
Tony, thank you for the mention. Joao

Tony, thank you for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-22-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 2,595
Posted By Joao
I've used a dedicated Konica-Minolta DiMage Dual...

I've used a dedicated Konica-Minolta DiMage Dual IV (35 mm only); unfortunately something broke inside after it slipped from my hands and felt on a table. No worth repairing....
I currently use a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By Joao
This topic was discussed some time ago in another...

This topic was discussed some time ago in another thread and I learned that the crystals come from recrystallisation of the p-aminophenol. It was also said that the recrystaliation does not exhaust...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-17-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,306
Posted By Joao
Shirley, thank you for picking my photo. Joao

Shirley, thank you for picking my photo.
Joao
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-12-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 2,191
Posted By Joao
Lubitel 2, Fomapan 100, paRodinal

with orange filter

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt360/foto_apparat/Building%20orange%20filter_zpsddv5firs.jpg...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-09-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By Joao
Thank you Tony and Shirley. Joao

Thank you Tony and Shirley.

Joao
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-02-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 4,273
Posted By Joao
Have you compared the lightmeter readings with...

Have you compared the lightmeter readings with other cameras or have you tried to shoot some frames ? Try the camera with some film - if you have not done it yet. Don't take any action based only on...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-30-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By Joao
New findings

Some more information:
The replacement of the platic in the viewfinder had no effect.
But the pressure-plate has indeed several rows of dimples and those must be related to the 3D-like marks (...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-27-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By Joao
So beautiful objects made in what seems to be a...

So beautiful objects made in what seems to be a rather messy workplace !
Excellent series, thank you for posting.
Joao
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By Joao
Thank you for your answers and sugestions. The...

Thank you for your answers and sugestions. The film was hand-rolled by me and developed at home in Diafine.

Looking at the negatives there are one or two of these circles also in the space between...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By Joao
Very unnusual circles in my negatives

Please help me:
I was testing a “new “ Olympus Stylus Epic and I found these images after developing hand-rolled Orwo UN 54. Those circles near the edge of the frame are regularly placed and are...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 01-24-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,767
Posted By Joao
Great results ! The contrast between the dog and...

Great results ! The contrast between the dog and the snow in the first photo is superb.
I had a good experience with the Shantou ERA 100 film (the best 35 mm film made in China, IMO) and I regret...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-20-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,411
Posted By Joao
Thanks

Functus, thank you for the mention.
Joao
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-18-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By Joao
Thank you ! The pictures are very clear and...

Thank you ! The pictures are very clear and explicit .
Forum: Travel 01-15-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3,396
Posted By Joao
Athens is full of photo opportunities from...

Athens is full of photo opportunities from monuments to street life. If you plan shooting indoors, don't miss the Central Market. Noisy, lively, colourful - and the sellers are always willing to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-07-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,713
Posted By Joao
One more interested in the answer to this...

One more interested in the answer to this question.
The margins really matter !

Joao
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