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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-22-2017
Replies: 41
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Posted By pete hogan
To your point on adjusting monitor brightness,...

To your point on adjusting monitor brightness, Ilfordlab-US in their Tutorial have a B&W file which you can download and then compare with a print which they will send to you.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-12-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,562
Posted By pete hogan
Pro geeks like John Siracusa say to leave apps...

Pro geeks like John Siracusa say to leave apps open and only close them if they hang, that idle apps do nothing.

Off and then reboot is the most important to maintain operation. My Gen 3 iPad...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-12-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,562
Posted By pete hogan
After double Home you have to swipe shrunken...

After double Home you have to swipe shrunken individual apps straight up and pretty precisely. That should close the one you swipe.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-12-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,562
Posted By pete hogan
Before sending any attachment or photo by email,...

Before sending any attachment or photo by email, open Apple Mail Sent and make sure it has "Updated Just Now" or your sending may hang in Mailboxes Outbox.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-12-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,562
Posted By pete hogan
Settings General Storage & iCloud Usage Manage...

Settings
General
Storage & iCloud Usage
Manage Storage (STORAGE) or Manage Storage (ICLOUD)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-12-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 2,562
Posted By pete hogan
Power off and reboot every week or two helps iPad...

Power off and reboot every week or two helps iPad and iPhone with best operation and memory management.

Double click Home and sweep up is primarily intended for apps that are hung. Some apps set...
Forum: Travel 02-12-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,568
Posted By pete hogan
Hemingway house, 6-toed cats, urinal from a bar...

Hemingway house, 6-toed cats, urinal from a bar for watering them.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-03-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By pete hogan
Saw that. Offering experience. For me the key...

Saw that. Offering experience. For me the key in FSU equipment is avoiding disappointment.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-03-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By pete hogan
Recommend Fedka. I've bought a lot of equipment...

Recommend Fedka. I've bought a lot of equipment from Yuri, including a 1968 export Jupiter-8. All of it has been excellent.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2016
Replies: 92
Views: 6,140
Posted By pete hogan
My Zorki 1c and Jupiter-8 for B&W landscapes. I...

My Zorki 1c and Jupiter-8 for B&W landscapes.

I appreciate the ease of an iPhone for routine photos and iCloud storage now. Conversion of some with the Artista Impresso app on an iPad mini is...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-20-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 8,246
Posted By pete hogan
I've had excellent B&W results from Ilford Lab US...

I've had excellent B&W results from Ilford Lab US in San Clemente, CA (aka The Darkroom). I use their prepaid mailers for processing and CD of small scans and also a small contact sheet.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By pete hogan
+1 to Robert's method. An iPad mini with Retina...

+1 to Robert's method. An iPad mini with Retina display is an excellent gateway to Instagram. And if you tie to iCloud the library capacity that IG sees on your mini can be whatever size you might...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-08-2016
Replies: 88
Views: 11,166
Posted By pete hogan
Convenient small size and nicely made.

Convenient small size and nicely made.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-08-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 7,255
Posted By pete hogan
IIf (1952) and Summaron 3.5cm f/3.5 (1953)

IIf (1952) and Summaron 3.5cm f/3.5 (1953)
Forum: RFF Polls 07-24-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 13,230
Posted By pete hogan
Not of the pattern. No watch. Civic with...

Not of the pattern.

No watch. Civic with autofocus transmission.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-17-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 4,079
Posted By pete hogan
I've used a couple of Industar-22 lenses on my...

I've used a couple of Industar-22 lenses on my IIf with very good results. Both nice examples from Fedka in NYC. Mostly for shooting landscapes in my case. Very compact.

Filters are easy to find,...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-04-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,829
Posted By pete hogan
Oleg has provided excellent service in repair and...

Oleg has provided excellent service in repair and in user cameras.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,165
Posted By pete hogan
You have to be careful at 71 not to complain too...

You have to be careful at 71 not to complain too much.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-22-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2,684
Posted By pete hogan
Moon shooting is very addictive.

Moon shooting is very addictive.
Forum: Travel 04-22-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,425
Posted By pete hogan
How much change are you up for? After retirement...

How much change are you up for? After retirement my wife and I used to do a sweep of the 48 USA lower states to move to and we each could veto. There are so many influences, you can talk yourself...
Forum: Travel 04-18-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 19,425
Posted By pete hogan
US food, a start: Minnesota walleye (aka Shore...

US food, a start:
Minnesota walleye (aka Shore Lunch, fried)
Crappie too
Carr Valley cheddar and others (Wisconsin)
Boudin sourdough bread (San Francisco and around)
b. patisserie kouign-amann (San...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-14-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 8,742
Posted By pete hogan
^^Cal, your level of enthusiasm is what they had...

^^Cal, your level of enthusiasm is what they had better develop over in the QC dept.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-11-2015
Replies: 82
Views: 8,391
Posted By pete hogan
One, a North Face "Darwin" field bag from...

One, a North Face "Darwin" field bag from '90.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-10-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 14,965
Posted By pete hogan
Worse. Old solder contained lead, which...

Worse. Old solder contained lead, which mitigated whisker growth. New solder cannot contain lead, see RoHS. Risk of future short-circuits.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-27-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 4,925
Posted By pete hogan
^^My 1953 A36 ltm Summaron 3.5 is just as you...

^^My 1953 A36 ltm Summaron 3.5 is just as you describe. Aperture first then tab focus, all very compact. Leica's ads at that time emphasized hyperfocal at f/11 and distortion-free images. It works...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 10,165
Posted By pete hogan
Good to point that out. Glad to hear that you've...

Good to point that out. Glad to hear that you've had great experience with The Darkroom. They had a fine reputation, and I suppose that's why Ilford tied in with them, a strong vote of confidence. ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 10,165
Posted By pete hogan
I prefer the enthusiastic over the reluctant. My...

I prefer the enthusiastic over the reluctant. My film goes by mail to Ilford Lab in San Clemente, CA.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-18-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 6,322
Posted By pete hogan
I started years ago with Industar-22 and...

I started years ago with Industar-22 and Jupiter-8 lenses and then Zorki 1 cameras as friends suggested and with the support here on RFf. Good copies of German equipment is what they are. I was...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-18-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,881
Posted By pete hogan
+1 on the Elmar 90/4 ltm. I got a nice 1952 lens...

+1 on the Elmar 90/4 ltm. I got a nice 1952 lens from an RFf member for very reasonable cost, and I have been satisfied with the performance on a Barnack.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-11-2015
Replies: 445
Views: 76,522
Posted By pete hogan
IIf, Summaron 35, Elmar 90

IIf, Summaron 35, Elmar 90
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-01-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 8,252
Posted By pete hogan
True. OTOH, we engineers at the first sign of...

True. OTOH, we engineers at the first sign of trouble can't wait to get in there and have a look.

Two rules: you can never get it back together as well as the original assembly. Over-lubrication...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-28-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,408
Posted By pete hogan
Nice variety of colors. Favor 2 and 5. Stick...

Nice variety of colors. Favor 2 and 5.
Stick with it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 15,013
Posted By pete hogan
When I went to Barnacks a long time ago, I...

When I went to Barnacks a long time ago, I expected the film loading and finders to be a hassle. That turned out not to be the case for me, they work fine.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-23-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,854
Posted By pete hogan
L-208 works well for me. I like the small size...

L-208 works well for me. I like the small size and the analog meter and exposure exchange on the dial.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-23-2015
Replies: 127
Views: 17,155
Posted By pete hogan
Well, Stewart was right back there in Post #2. ...

Well, Stewart was right back there in Post #2. Works.

Outside, I meter. No hurry.

I want to be realistic about just how accurate that shutter speed is.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-22-2015
Replies: 145
Views: 67,135
Posted By pete hogan
f/3.5 for both. Lots of light.

f/3.5 for both. Lots of light.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-21-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 25,349
Posted By pete hogan
The IIf stays.

The IIf stays.
Forum: RFF News 02-15-2015
Replies: 130
Views: 12,361
Posted By pete hogan
I think that the next two generations will rely...

I think that the next two generations will rely on the Cloud for better or worse. Can't tell if they actually like my b&w that much, but I know my wife doesn't.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-15-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,355
Posted By pete hogan
I have a 1968 export (Latin) Jupiter-8 with a...

I have a 1968 export (Latin) Jupiter-8 with a non-rotating front.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2015
Replies: 59
Views: 12,374
Posted By pete hogan
Nice job across the spectrum.

Nice job across the spectrum.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-13-2015
Replies: 125
Views: 14,529
Posted By pete hogan
And that data was from 4 years ago. Going up,...

And that data was from 4 years ago. Going up, perhaps.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2015
Replies: 59
Views: 12,374
Posted By pete hogan
Huss, how did it do on green and on skin? It...

Huss, how did it do on green and on skin? It handled the rest of the colors well.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By pete hogan
Looks good now. Enjoy it. For many years film...

Looks good now. Enjoy it.

For many years film for me has been Zorki 1 and Barnack cameras with backs that don't come off. So I've had to be deliberate when trimming leaders and loading film. Get...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-06-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By pete hogan
IIf (D.R.P.) Nr. 573*** Elmar 90/4 Nr....

IIf (D.R.P.) Nr. 573***
Elmar 90/4 Nr. 1039***
Both 1952
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-05-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By pete hogan
Andrew, your film is riding low, but is the film...

Andrew, your film is riding low, but is the film window not quite level with the guides? I have a Zorki 1 with the window slightly off-level. The frames repeat that way through the entire length of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-31-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 5,891
Posted By pete hogan
Nice article. Youxin did a good job on my IIf a...

Nice article. Youxin did a good job on my IIf a couple of years ago.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2015
Replies: 150
Views: 17,872
Posted By pete hogan
They have trouble seeing the merits. They get...

They have trouble seeing the merits. They get over it.

Insist on the top shelf of the refr.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2015
Replies: 150
Views: 17,872
Posted By pete hogan
Imagine the look into ecowarrior's refrigerator...

Imagine the look into ecowarrior's refrigerator in a year or so.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 4,410
Posted By pete hogan
Right, I wouldn't do that. Give me an empty...

Right, I wouldn't do that. Give me an empty Zorki 1 from Oleg or Fedka.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-31-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,139
Posted By pete hogan
Thanks, Ron. I had expected a little more space,...

Thanks, Ron. I had expected a little more space, so I fired it a couple more times. But it rests right at the window edge consistently. And the curtains look firm. So far this nice camera has...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 4,410
Posted By pete hogan
In summary, film is a lot of trouble.

In summary, film is a lot of trouble.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-30-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,612
Posted By pete hogan
We're enjoying Pix-Star digital frames for family...

We're enjoying Pix-Star digital frames for family photos. Handles a large quantity of pictures, and we've had many old ones back to the '30s scanned and loaded. New pictures go in from the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-28-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,139
Posted By pete hogan
Good work, merick. Hope the test roll goes well.

Good work, merick. Hope the test roll goes well.
Forum: RFF Polls 01-26-2015
Replies: 120
Views: 13,697
Posted By pete hogan
Industar-22 and Jupiter-8 export, nice 50mm, good...

Industar-22 and Jupiter-8 export, nice 50mm, good builds.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-21-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,139
Posted By pete hogan
Merick, my data: two Zorki 1c cameras. A 1954...

Merick, my data: two Zorki 1c cameras. A 1954 which is in Russia now getting new shutter curtains. The other is a nice 1953 used regularly. There's film in it, but I let a couple of frames go in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,777
Posted By pete hogan
I have hunkered down with Tri-X. Was I wrong to...

I have hunkered down with Tri-X. Was I wrong to do that, or just early?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 6,856
Posted By pete hogan
Fuji 200 and 400 have been widely available here...

Fuji 200 and 400 have been widely available here in SoCal and often the only color film on the hooks. I would call their rendering "pleasant" as I typically overexpose up to one stop and avoid...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-21-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By pete hogan
^^That's what I did. A nice IIf with a very dim,...

^^That's what I did. A nice IIf with a very dim, useless RF and also developing shutter capping. Youxin Ye replaced the beam-splitter and did a CLA. The camera is great now.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,777
Posted By pete hogan
Teardown analysis of the current iPhone models...

Teardown analysis of the current iPhone models lists category "Camera" as $17.50. Nice pictures. There's some economics, as in Roaring Headwind.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-17-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 8,683
Posted By pete hogan
Well done summary for sailing into the Internet...

Well done summary for sailing into the Internet wind.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-17-2015
Replies: 160
Views: 14,777
Posted By pete hogan
And I would suggest that a lot of the Tri-X is...

And I would suggest that a lot of the Tri-X is going into refrigerators. That's not exactly good news to a film manufacturer.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-16-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,634
Posted By pete hogan
How was Tuffy on the model release?

How was Tuffy on the model release?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-14-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 5,870
Posted By pete hogan
Tiltall #4602 tripod and pan/tilt.

Tiltall #4602 tripod and pan/tilt.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-14-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 13,688
Posted By pete hogan
Good to pull it back toward the original...

Good to pull it back toward the original question.

I would answer, "Usually not appreciated."
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 6,116
Posted By pete hogan
I always use Tri-X. Since I use commercial...

I always use Tri-X. Since I use commercial processing and scanning, I figure that if they can do anything well, it will likely be Tri-X.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-13-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 13,688
Posted By pete hogan
Good question to consider. "Landscape" to me...

Good question to consider. "Landscape" to me implies a lot of depth, rendered sharp. The American West usually has a lot of light when I shoot, and the limited shutter speeds of my vintage cameras...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-13-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,634
Posted By pete hogan
When I take pictures of people they are nearly...

When I take pictures of people they are nearly always people I know and usually related to. If not, then they are distant or unrecognizable. I will wait for others to clear the frame. That's been...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-05-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 5,436
Posted By pete hogan
Printing? Not so much. We've had a Pix-Star...

Printing? Not so much. We've had a Pix-Star digital frame for a while, and then the little kids showed grandma how to send pictures to it. Print requests, which had always been substantial, have...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-31-2014
Replies: 62
Views: 5,500
Posted By pete hogan
Gray-green canvas North Face "Darwin" bag for ~30...

Gray-green canvas North Face "Darwin" bag for ~30 years now. A good friend to a Zorki 1 and me.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-28-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4,969
Posted By pete hogan
We have to have a printer for many routine...

We have to have a printer for many routine things, so it might as well do photos too. We're on our fourth HP Photosmart now, got several years out of each one. We ignore the cost of HP's...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-24-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By pete hogan
This is also an opportunity to see if any small...

This is also an opportunity to see if any small chunks of film are lodged anywhere in the interior.

As you mention the film sprocket tooth on the take-up spool, note that with a Zorki 1 it is best...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-19-2014
Replies: 392
Views: 67,175
Posted By pete hogan
My photography interests are film and Barnacks...

My photography interests are film and Barnacks and similar 1-level FSU. Also don't require CFO approval.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-16-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 17,269
Posted By pete hogan
Nice to see you back, Stewart.

Nice to see you back, Stewart.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-16-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,259
Posted By pete hogan
Beyond "used."

Beyond "used."
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 15,476
Posted By pete hogan
It's hard to imagine anything being made today...

It's hard to imagine anything being made today standing up that well to heavy use for that long.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-04-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,429
Posted By pete hogan
Very nice images, Fotohuis. That's been my...

Very nice images, Fotohuis. That's been my experience as well with the Jupiter-8, sharp and nice rendering. I tend to use the Industar-22 more often for it's compactness on the Zorki 1.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-01-2014
Replies: 201
Views: 17,269
Posted By pete hogan
Best wishes, Stewart.

Best wishes, Stewart.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-29-2014
Replies: 183
Views: 27,781
Posted By pete hogan
Still shooting film since Truman. My roommate in...

Still shooting film since Truman. My roommate in '67 had his father's Barnack, and the view never faded. For many of us the Barnack is destiny.

A friend in Chicago encouraged FSU, so I enjoy using...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-19-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 17,403
Posted By pete hogan
Sony RX100. As a Barnack and Zorki 1 mossback, I...

Sony RX100. As a Barnack and Zorki 1 mossback, I was very impressed when I handled our daughter's RX100 and viewed the results from her recent trips abroad.

Otherwise, iPhone 5c, which is always...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-15-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 5,612
Posted By pete hogan
Certainly try a yellow filter with B&W. ...

Certainly try a yellow filter with B&W. Dignifies the sky. And try the Leica "FEDOO" Rh light red filter, may reduce distant haze with B&W. They also can provide useful reduction in bright...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 8,554
Posted By pete hogan
We routinely have to show ID here when using a...

We routinely have to show ID here when using a credit card. I guess money is different than voting.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By pete hogan
Coffee, anyone?

Coffee, anyone?
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-23-2014
Replies: 280
Views: 32,908
Posted By pete hogan
I expect to have a refrigerator, therefore I...

I expect to have a refrigerator, therefore I expect to have film.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-20-2014
Replies: 102
Views: 17,728
Posted By pete hogan
Thanks for an interesting discussion of the...

Thanks for an interesting discussion of the postwar period and influences and events in camera optics. I'm usually suspicious of Internet history recounting, but this one has been useful and rather...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-20-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,430
Posted By pete hogan
Landscapes to film have been nearly all of my...

Landscapes to film have been nearly all of my photos for a very long time. Our patio flowers and palm trees are good subjects for incidental testing that I do. Those are the views that I have found...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-19-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,219
Posted By pete hogan
Just one roll? Might be the cassette. With that...

Just one roll? Might be the cassette. With that little rewind knob you can really feel what's going on.

The lens did a nice job.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-19-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 4,050
Posted By pete hogan
"Should" as the guy has in the quote is a crappy...

"Should" as the guy has in the quote is a crappy word to build a case with. You want to make a point, you use "shall" or "will."
Forum: RFF News 10-16-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 13,219
Posted By pete hogan
^^Good comparison, that pie. Perhaps I now have...

^^Good comparison, that pie.

Perhaps I now have all the little stuff I need. It was nice having those packages float in, though. Didn't get the CFO excited either!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-16-2014
Replies: 102
Views: 17,728
Posted By pete hogan
As several have suggested, shoot a test roll,...

As several have suggested, shoot a test roll, that's the way to tell. My 1968 export (Latin) Jupiter-8 does very well. I try to take good care of it. Qualified as one of the best values in photo...
Forum: RFF News 10-16-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 13,219
Posted By pete hogan
For 12 years I've only bought, not ever sold, but...

For 12 years I've only bought, not ever sold, but it seems like that which is not good for sellers will ultimately not be good for buyers either. The value of ebay for me has been in readily finding...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-14-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 7,313
Posted By pete hogan
Light yellow filter with Tri-X for landscapes,...

Light yellow filter with Tri-X for landscapes, nearly all that I have shot for many years. Meter at box speed +1 stop for the filter. I like what it does in darkening clear sky.

Now I'm trying a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,492
Posted By pete hogan
It's an illusion, and some are better than...

It's an illusion, and some are better than others. Dave's butterfly is a really good one viewed on an iPad.
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-09-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 11,634
Posted By pete hogan
Call it even. Film when there's no hurry, iPhone...

Call it even. Film when there's no hurry, iPhone when there's hurry.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-09-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 5,051
Posted By pete hogan
Or just put no film in the camera.

Or just put no film in the camera.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-07-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,906
Posted By pete hogan
I wish some of the Tri-X that I shot in the '50s...

I wish some of the Tri-X that I shot in the '50s had survived so I might compare with today's film, but only a few Kodachromes made it this far.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2014
Replies: 292
Views: 16,031
Posted By pete hogan
"Favorite" is not debatable.

"Favorite" is not debatable.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 6,097
Posted By pete hogan
Long ago I had a Harley Sportster that was a...

Long ago I had a Harley Sportster that was a "leek-ah".
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2014
Replies: 292
Views: 16,031
Posted By pete hogan
Zorki 1c (1953) usually with Industar-22 50mm,...

Zorki 1c (1953) usually with Industar-22 50mm, sometimes with Jupiter-8.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-24-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 5,033
Posted By pete hogan
After 60+ years of this, I don't take a picture...

After 60+ years of this, I don't take a picture unless there's something interesting to see. I don't worry a lot about composition, but I always shoot a couple of frames. Mostly, I use an old Zorki...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,064
Posted By pete hogan
...and then a nice nap!

...and then a nice nap!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-24-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 13,305
Posted By pete hogan
Good seller, bad seller; good buyer, bad buyer. ...

Good seller, bad seller; good buyer, bad buyer. Only one pairing works nicely.

And one pairing that deserve each other.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-22-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,270
Posted By pete hogan
Consistent quality and service from Fedka for two...

Consistent quality and service from Fedka for two cameras, four lenses, and accessories. Yuri is an excellent source worth the premium IMHO.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 4,323
Posted By pete hogan
Perhaps a term to agree on, world-wide, would...

Perhaps a term to agree on, world-wide, would then be "non-amateur" since tension seems to attach to "professional" in some regions. Very talented electricians at one end of the scale, as in any...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 4,323
Posted By pete hogan
That's a professional. Educated, trained,...

That's a professional. Educated, trained, licensed, and experienced.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 4,323
Posted By pete hogan
You'd better have your building wired by a...

You'd better have your building wired by a professional.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-21-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,843
Posted By pete hogan
Swell picture and moment, Will. We're glad we...

Swell picture and moment, Will. We're glad we saw it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 4,323
Posted By pete hogan
The "when" may have been the banning of Austrian...

The "when" may have been the banning of Austrian skier Karl Schranz from the Winter Olympics in 1972 by Avery Brundage, IOC.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-19-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 8,034
Posted By pete hogan
Leica IIf and Zorki 1c, '50s. Luckily preserved...

Leica IIf and Zorki 1c, '50s. Luckily preserved and working well.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-19-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 8,034
Posted By pete hogan
Amateur, no professional would use my...

Amateur, no professional would use my anachronistic equipment.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,963
Posted By pete hogan
^^ but their work will end in a Flickr.

^^
but their work will end in a Flickr.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,963
Posted By pete hogan
My Barnack is RAW with its shots, The Tri-X it...

My Barnack is RAW with its shots,
The Tri-X it uses makes dots.
It goes in a pocket,
No juice from a socket,
And firmware not ever in knots!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,963
Posted By pete hogan
Rangerfinderists worry a lot, "My films are...

Rangerfinderists worry a lot,
"My films are nearly all shot!"
The stores are not full,
But that is just bull.
Analog, digital's not.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-08-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,040
Posted By pete hogan
I had a 1953 Zorki 1c with red-filled engraving...

I had a 1953 Zorki 1c with red-filled engraving on the top plate, but I suppose that maybe wasn't commercial intent!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,231
Posted By pete hogan
Most everyone who tries an M2 likes it. I had a...

Most everyone who tries an M2 likes it. I had a nice user for many years, so I didn't need to be especially careful with it. Eventually, I gave it to our daughter, we would never get rid of it.

Be...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-05-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 5,441
Posted By pete hogan
Good thing I didn't jam it in there then. There...

Good thing I didn't jam it in there then. There are some illegible markings on it.

BTW, there's a reference in the old LTM sticky about loading with plastic cards, specifically the Zorki er case...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-05-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 5,441
Posted By pete hogan
The everready case for my Zorki 1c came with a...

The everready case for my Zorki 1c came with a thin plastic card which some use to aid in loading film, but I haven't tried it. Cutting a half-width leader from the 24th sprocket hole to the end...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-02-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 5,441
Posted By pete hogan
Shooting at a range of 20 feet, the horizontal...

Shooting at a range of 20 feet, the horizontal image from a 35mm will be 3.5 feet wider on each side than from a 50mm. You can scale it from there for different ranges. I find that easier to gauge...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-02-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 5,441
Posted By pete hogan
See what recommendations come up on this thread. ...

See what recommendations come up on this thread. I like my Zorki 1c, but that's the extent of my FSU experience.

O2's point about clearance to the speed dial is good, that's pretty close on the Z1.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-02-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 5,441
Posted By pete hogan
Perhaps you're aware of this already, DCB, but if...

Perhaps you're aware of this already, DCB, but if you don't want to use an external viewfinder with the 35mm lens, turn the camera 90 degrees and the internal 50mm viewfinder will show the correct...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-01-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,420
Posted By pete hogan
Credit card outfits are geared for suspicious...

Credit card outfits are geared for suspicious activity. For years we traveled a lot. Calling their security folks before leaving always got us smooth transactions. They recognize your profile's...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-28-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 11,694
Posted By pete hogan
30 rolls on the refr top shelf with my Swedish...

30 rolls on the refr top shelf with my Swedish snus supply.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-27-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 6,404
Posted By pete hogan
+YY for my IIf shutter-capping and RF repair and...

+YY for my IIf shutter-capping and RF repair and CLA, good and quick, and pleasant to work with.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By pete hogan
Good to hear about your sister's successful...

Good to hear about your sister's successful career, Andy. We're proud of her too!

Get some nice shots.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-26-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,913
Posted By pete hogan
My photography has many negatives.

My photography has many negatives.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-26-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 5,448
Posted By pete hogan
I like their small B&W scans for my uses online...

I like their small B&W scans for my uses online and printing 4x6 with a Photosmart. I don't see that I need to do anything with the files, they have the contrast and all to my liking.

I suppose...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 5,448
Posted By pete hogan
At around $23 for a roll of Tri-X and no-hassle,...

At around $23 for a roll of Tri-X and no-hassle, quality processing and scanning by Ilford Lab US through the mail, I have no economic justification for a digital Leica of such cost proportions. ...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-24-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 8,410
Posted By pete hogan
2012, after years of furtive lurking.

2012, after years of furtive lurking.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-21-2014
Replies: 62
Views: 6,713
Posted By pete hogan
The arithmetic sum of my film, iPad, and iPhone...

The arithmetic sum of my film, iPad, and iPhone pictures will remain constant.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-21-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By pete hogan
I liked the images and processing convenience of...

I liked the images and processing convenience of BW400CN, but I went back to Tri-X and FOMAPAN 400 a while ago and quality processing by Ilford Lab US.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-21-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 6,454
Posted By pete hogan
I use a Leica IIf and a Zorki 1c routinely. I...

I use a Leica IIf and a Zorki 1c routinely. I wear glasses, but I don't use them with these cameras. I like to use the internal viewfinders on both. They are bright, and both have the same field...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-18-2014
Replies: 1,356
Views: 269,759
Posted By pete hogan
Welcome, Boatski. Good looking Zorki...

Welcome, Boatski. Good looking Zorki there.

Plenty of FSU activity on the RFf to like.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-18-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 5,185
Posted By pete hogan
TV, sure. I like the NFL, old movies, local...

TV, sure. I like the NFL, old movies, local news. Broader news coverage has it's limitations alright, but often the pictures are informative. Commercials don't disturb me after seeing them for 60+...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-14-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,515
Posted By pete hogan
Lens choice may not be that important. Consider...

Lens choice may not be that important. Consider that with 50mm lenses and any Barnack, it's useful to have both an f/2 and also the excellent Elmar collapsible in different situations. So use the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-14-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,583
Posted By pete hogan
^^Focal Point Inc in Superior, Colorado. ...

^^Focal Point Inc in Superior, Colorado. Difficult and expensive.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-13-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 11,667
Posted By pete hogan
My wife hates black and white pictures, and yet...

My wife hates black and white pictures, and yet she pays my photography costs without complaining. How's THAT for lucky!!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-08-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By pete hogan
Gary, do you like the resulting exposures? ...

Gary, do you like the resulting exposures? That's key. Slower shutter speed will compensate for smaller aperture, but there are other factors to consider. It's an old camera, and perhaps not used...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-04-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 8,816
Posted By pete hogan
Same joy when the package from Ilford Lab arrives...

Same joy when the package from Ilford Lab arrives as when those yellow Kodak booklets used to arrive back in '53.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-03-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 8,241
Posted By pete hogan
Sort of amazing, isn't it?

Sort of amazing, isn't it?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-02-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 5,652
Posted By pete hogan
I like to know when the cameras and lenses were...

I like to know when the cameras and lenses were made and where, only as a curiosity.

I figure the gestalt left when they pulled out the film.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-02-2014
Replies: 2,424
Views: 357,392
Posted By pete hogan
"PerFect exPosuRe" by Jim Zuckerman, and that's...

"PerFect exPosuRe" by Jim Zuckerman, and that's the way the title is capitalized.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-01-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 8,749
Posted By pete hogan
If I had 10 rolls of film for every one of these...

If I had 10 rolls of film for every one of these threads I've read...actually, I do.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-01-2014
Replies: 9,209
Views: 914,781
Posted By pete hogan
FOMAPAN 400 and a Lenspen as we go. "PerFect...

FOMAPAN 400 and a Lenspen as we go.

"PerFect exPosuRe" by Jim Zuckerman (you'd think by now that I would know how).
Forum: Film vs Digital 07-31-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,687
Posted By pete hogan
And where would they be without 35mm Tri-X at...

And where would they be without 35mm Tri-X at which to fire away?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-31-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,763
Posted By pete hogan
Contented, everyday user of a Zorki 1 with Tri-X...

Contented, everyday user of a Zorki 1 with Tri-X and FOMAPAN 400. An anachronism perhaps.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2014
Replies: 108
Views: 38,109
Posted By pete hogan
I had critical E6 processing done over the years...

I had critical E6 processing done over the years by Gamma Imaging in Chicago, always excellent. The kind of work that could be replaced only at great difficulty.

I shoot Tri-X and use Ilford Lab US...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-23-2014
Replies: 5,597
Views: 983,555
Posted By pete hogan
Right, Dave. My rule is "1/500 and be...

Right, Dave. My rule is "1/500 and be there."
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-23-2014
Replies: 5,597
Views: 983,555
Posted By pete hogan
^^Surely the tripod was invented by a guy on his...

^^Surely the tripod was invented by a guy on his third and fourth cup.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-23-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 7,995
Posted By pete hogan
A variation on that argument considers the...

A variation on that argument considers the "camera" (body) as separate from the lens. As long as the shutter covers the entire film gate, and as long as it mounts the lens in the correct place, and...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-22-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 5,724
Posted By pete hogan
Seems he made a cine camera ca. 1912. It was...

Seems he made a cine camera ca. 1912. It was discussed a few days ago on LUF.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-22-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 5,724
Posted By pete hogan
Oskar Barnack was a movie guy.

Oskar Barnack was a movie guy.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 5,221
Posted By pete hogan
Clip-on lenses work well too. I use CamKix,...

Clip-on lenses work well too. I use CamKix, nicely made.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 5,221
Posted By pete hogan
iPhone. (I assume you wanted the truth.)

iPhone. (I assume you wanted the truth.)
Forum: RFF Polls 07-20-2014
Replies: 240
Views: 157,599
Posted By pete hogan
Southern California. Plenty of light.

Southern California. Plenty of light.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-18-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,827
Posted By pete hogan
^^Thanks for the interesting links, uhoh.

^^Thanks for the interesting links, uhoh.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-18-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,727
Posted By pete hogan
Good points posted above. I've used a IIf for...

Good points posted above. I've used a IIf for years. Film handling is a little better in cartridge positioning and with the foot projecting from the base plate for film positioning.

I like the rf...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2014
Replies: 108
Views: 10,616
Posted By pete hogan
You go to a major commerce website anymore...

You go to a major commerce website anymore there's a good chance you'll be asked to respond to a survey on your website experience. It's important to them because we're on the Gold Standard: we...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-10-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,531
Posted By pete hogan
Agree, consider ISO 200 or use a filter. I shoot...

Agree, consider ISO 200 or use a filter. I shoot with a IIf and 1/500 max in Southern California conditions similar to where you're going. When I use Tri-X, I use a yellow filter for one stop or a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-07-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,525
Posted By pete hogan
^^We are at our ease considering an image of...

^^We are at our ease considering an image of maximum terror.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-03-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,679
Posted By pete hogan
Just one button, too.

Just one button, too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-03-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,480
Posted By pete hogan
Tri-X in the refrigerator here, warms up...

Tri-X in the refrigerator here, warms up overnight before loading.

Also, Arrhenius Equation says common chemical reactions at these temperatures double in rate for each 10 Celsius increase in...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-03-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,679
Posted By pete hogan
DC-3, right where I started.

DC-3, right where I started.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-01-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By pete hogan
Garrett is right IMO. The story that would...

Garrett is right IMO. The story that would support that price would be quite a story. Too much risk of having only an interesting relic there.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-30-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 6,493
Posted By pete hogan
W. Eugene Smith by a considerable margin. For me...

W. Eugene Smith by a considerable margin. For me he was the early and then continuing favorite.
Forum: Travel 06-29-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,753
Posted By pete hogan
Nice photos and report, Darkhorse. I missed it...

Nice photos and report, Darkhorse. I missed it last year. Thanks!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-28-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,717
Posted By pete hogan
My routine camera is a Zorki 1c with an...

My routine camera is a Zorki 1c with an Industar-22 or Jupiter-8, and occasionally a Jupiter-11. Tri-X, though they do fine with Fuji Superia color too.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-26-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 10,278
Posted By pete hogan
^^^Very nice, Emile and Erik!

^^^Very nice, Emile and Erik!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-26-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,967
Posted By pete hogan
I wonder if a particular model of monitor is...

I wonder if a particular model of monitor is considered the best for B&W images, specifically?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-26-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By pete hogan
The red tomato shot on heart soul & a camera...

The red tomato shot on heart soul & a camera dated Wednesday, April 9, 2014, just below the smiling lady. It leaps from my screen, good for a card. Of course, I'm quite partial to red.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By pete hogan
However you do it, include the red tomato shot.

However you do it, include the red tomato shot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 5,142
Posted By pete hogan
Bought a Summaron 35 ltm recently, and the test...

Bought a Summaron 35 ltm recently, and the test roll showed that it was good.

The look on my wife's face showed that it was good enough.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-24-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 5,142
Posted By pete hogan
Good enough for us. iPhone 5c and iPad take care...

Good enough for us. iPhone 5c and iPad take care of our needs for picture communications every day with nice images easily handled and stored, sent all over, rarely printed, and then displayed on a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By pete hogan
Thanks for the HU. Verizon cable listing for...

Thanks for the HU. Verizon cable listing for Southern California shows it as TCM Channel 230 at 9 PM PDT on 21 Saturday.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-18-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 3,083
Posted By pete hogan
Accuracy vs Precision

Sekonic says the 208 is accurate, and I suppose they would know.

But there's more to the problem, like the color temperature of the subject and the color temperature for which the meter was...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-18-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 3,083
Posted By pete hogan
I like its small size since I always use the neck...

I like its small size since I always use the neck lanyard. And I prefer its analog meter and dial operation. Quite adequate for my needs. I would definitely buy another one.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-14-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By pete hogan
Jupiter-8 that Fedka sent me last year is a 1968...

Jupiter-8 that Fedka sent me last year is a 1968 KMZ type PT3070 export version with English markings and no focus tab (ref sovietcams site). Aperture and focus adjust are smooth. Nice, sharp...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-13-2014
Replies: 1,356
Views: 269,759
Posted By pete hogan
^^All the lens that one could ask for. Opinion.

^^All the lens that one could ask for. Opinion.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-13-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,180
Posted By pete hogan
Why sell a good I-22? Why sell a bad I-22?

Why sell a good I-22? Why sell a bad I-22?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-08-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 5,265
Posted By pete hogan
Sekonic L-208 analog lightmeter, reflected or...

Sekonic L-208 analog lightmeter, reflected or incident slider. Small and convenient, all exposure combinations right there on the dial. Shoe mount if you want. Same #2032 battery as the garage...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-06-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,180
Posted By pete hogan
I would start with an I-22 and get the camera's...

I would start with an I-22 and get the camera's methods down. Then add a J-3 or J-8 when more lens is desired. The I-22 will always be good to have for compact uses. The images from my J-8 are...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-05-2014
Replies: 260
Views: 57,984
Posted By pete hogan
As the Summaron 35mm f/3.5 came along, Leica...

As the Summaron 35mm f/3.5 came along, Leica suggested in a '54 ad that it could be set at f/11 and 11 feet and that everything from 5-1/2 feet to infinity would be in sharp focus. Seems they had...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-05-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 5,902
Posted By pete hogan
Preserving some myths about the greats has always...

Preserving some myths about the greats has always been part of the deal.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By pete hogan
Mounting and dismounting lenses set at minimum...

Mounting and dismounting lenses set at minimum focus on FSU cameras seem a worthwhile precaution with their sliding followers. Leica with roller followers, not so much.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-05-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 5,671
Posted By pete hogan
I don't mind looking like an amateur, I am an...

I don't mind looking like an amateur, I am an amateur.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-04-2014
Replies: 1,356
Views: 269,759
Posted By pete hogan
Nice Zorki, Eirik. I like my plain 1c a lot too.

Nice Zorki, Eirik. I like my plain 1c a lot too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-03-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 5,671
Posted By pete hogan
Many years ago I dropped my M2 a couple of feet...

Many years ago I dropped my M2 a couple of feet onto gravel at Colonial Williamsburg. It was in the Leica everready case, closed. No damage, relieved.

Filters often.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-03-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 5,902
Posted By pete hogan
Seems that Bernard Shaw was right: "The...

Seems that Bernard Shaw was right: "The photographer is like the cod which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity."
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-30-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,459
Posted By pete hogan
I'm picky about not being picky. Anyone who...

I'm picky about not being picky. Anyone who looks at my 60 years of pictures can tell that!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2014
Replies: 265
Views: 26,889
Posted By pete hogan
Third it. There's only one other's opinion that...

Third it. There's only one other's opinion that I need to consider.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 7,067
Posted By pete hogan
Right. Experience and preparation tend to show.

Right. Experience and preparation tend to show.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 05-27-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,273
Posted By pete hogan
Same here with an iPad. And that's after 40...

Same here with an iPad. And that's after 40 years of intense computer use in engineering.

The only thing I use our laptop for is loading picture files from CDs.

There isn't much out there that...
Forum: RFF News 05-24-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,953
Posted By pete hogan
Nice site. I sent it off to enthusiasts.

Nice site. I sent it off to enthusiasts.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By pete hogan
Thanks for the link to the nice piece.

Thanks for the link to the nice piece.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 05-21-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,789
Posted By pete hogan
Photography: the 1969 Aperture Monograph "W....

Photography: the 1969 Aperture Monograph "W. Eugene Smith, His Photographs and Notes"

Other: "Portrait of Hemingway" by Lillian Ross and "The Dangerous Summer" by Ernest Hemingway
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 05-18-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 3,085
Posted By pete hogan
Thanks for the link. I too saw Blow Up when it...

Thanks for the link. I too saw Blow Up when it came out and a couple of times since then. Very interesting to add the background from his blog.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-17-2014
Replies: 318
Views: 25,650
Posted By pete hogan
Reading, I watch for what we in engineering call...

Reading, I watch for what we in engineering call "thermal runaway".
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-16-2014
Replies: 318
Views: 25,650
Posted By pete hogan
My wife hates it when I tell long stories.

My wife hates it when I tell long stories.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 05-15-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,301
Posted By pete hogan
That's a 10/10 there, Adam!

That's a 10/10 there, Adam!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-14-2014
Replies: 318
Views: 25,650
Posted By pete hogan
Right. Makes you wonder why photography is still...

Right. Makes you wonder why photography is still legal.
Forum: Film vs Digital 05-13-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 16,902
Posted By pete hogan
Thanks for posting the link to this interesting...

Thanks for posting the link to this interesting comparison. Tri-X must be saved.
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