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Forum: RFF Polls 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,963
Views: 1,787,164
Posted By cassel
Headed to Filson headquarters in Seattle for a...

Headed to Filson headquarters in Seattle for a workshop on Re-waxing tin cloth! My Filson-Magnum bag is NOT waterproof anymore:rolleyes:

Then maybe head over to Lake City Way to check out the new...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-04-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By cassel
Already did a test-fit with a black '99 Elmar...

Already did a test-fit with a black '99 Elmar f2.8 - worked fine- but I understand you gotta be careful and some don't work at all!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-04-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By cassel
So simple, so dependable, such a beautiful...

So simple, so dependable, such a beautiful viewfinder and a competent meter to boot - what's not to love?:)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-04-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By cassel
Just ordered a 7artisans 35mm f2 for the Bessa...

Just ordered a 7artisans 35mm f2 for the Bessa R2
Also considering the 50mm f1.1 and/or a good 50mm Elmar f2.8 collapsible.

Some of my screw-mount lenses are a bit stiff in operation and using an...
Forum: Other RF 10-04-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
I gotta re-load this camera and shoot more! BTW...

I gotta re-load this camera and shoot more!

BTW - there is one for sale on the bay right now - ends on Sunday. I made an offer and the seller didn't like it:confused: so I made a ridiculous...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-02-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 3,807
Posted By cassel
This is great! As a VW guy - I love your Kombi...

This is great! As a VW guy - I love your Kombi in the shot BUT also the Barndoor Deluxe two tone green bus behind it is incredible:eek:

You should share this photo with the guys over at...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-25-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 14,117
Posted By cassel
This seems to be a good place for these Filson x...

This seems to be a good place for these Filson x Magnum bags and reports about them! Ever since these bags came out in 2014 and were rather quickly discontinued in 2015, I wanted one! Even checked...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-06-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,175
Posted By cassel
I have the Canon 7, a Bessa R2, and a Leica II. ...

I have the Canon 7, a Bessa R2, and a Leica II. I've at various times had the IIF, IIIF, M3 and M4-P as well...
they are all the BEST and all are my favorite....:rolleyes:

Not very helpful, but...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-04-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Nice work as usual! Really like these cameras -...

Nice work as usual!


Really like these cameras - i have two shot rolls awaiting development and a third that is nearly done in the camera. FUN:)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-31-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By cassel
Quoting myself here to share the first couple...

Quoting myself here to share the first couple rolls out of my Bessa R2 - very happy so far - easy to focus and get consistent exposures and...
Forum: Other RF 08-31-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Thumbs up Summertime Car Show Shots! All of these are with...

Summertime Car Show Shots!
All of these are with the 85mm Prominar and Kodak Portra - seems like a good...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-11-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By cassel
I owned 2 of the Bessa R cameras in black -...

I owned 2 of the Bessa R cameras in black - bought them both new back when they came out and used them to shoot a couple of weddings! I didn't keep them long in spite of really liking the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-05-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,887
Posted By cassel
Thumbs up I have the Super Rokkor now and use it...

I have the Super Rokkor now and use it regularly....

Never had the Fujinon. I really enjoy the Rokkor - it is more of a modern looking and handling lens than the others discussed here. I like that...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-09-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
thanks! TriX @400

thanks!
TriX @400
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2019
Replies: 373
Views: 37,875
Posted By cassel
North Seattle Kowa Kallo...

North Seattle
Kowa Kallo 140
https://tdr-fos-thumbnails-prod-02.sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/000456530008_208078_1557207416_lg.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2019
Replies: 668
Views: 86,007
Posted By cassel
West Seattle Kowa Kallo...

West Seattle
Kowa Kallo 140
https://tdr-fos-thumbnails-prod-02.sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/000456530002_208078_1557233380_lg.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2019
Replies: 832
Views: 141,570
Posted By cassel
Schwinn Cruiser Administration Building U of...

Schwinn Cruiser
Administration Building
U of Idaho
Kowa Kallo 140
https://tdr-fos-thumbnails-prod-02.sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/000456540013_208078_1557233862_lg.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2019
Replies: 1,827
Views: 290,911
Posted By cassel
Kowa Kallo...

Kowa Kallo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2019
Replies: 452
Views: 174,210
Posted By cassel
Manette Bridge Bremerton WA Kowa Kallo...

Manette Bridge
Bremerton WA
Kowa Kallo 140
https://tdr-fos-thumbnails-prod-02.sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/000456520022_208078_1557232840_lg.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 49,871
Posted By cassel
Ballard Signs Leica II, 50mm f1.5...

Ballard Signs
Leica II, 50mm f1.5...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2019
Replies: 248
Views: 13,794
Posted By cassel
Seattle Kowa Kallo...

Seattle
Kowa Kallo...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,210
Posted By cassel
Bremerton WA Kowa Kallo 140 Kodak Portra...

Bremerton WA
Kowa Kallo 140
Kodak Portra 400
https://tdr-fos-thumbnails-prod-02.sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/000456520033_208078_1557232896_lg.jpg
Forum: Other RF 05-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
The Kallo WF sounds interesting- I'm going to...

The Kallo WF sounds interesting- I'm going to look it up
Forum: Other RF 05-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Gary- I remember now that you have the...

Gary-
I remember now that you have the set:)

I've seen a couple of 35mm lenses for sale but only in Japan and requiring a proxy bidding service or buying in person! (Not to mention a hefty price)....
Forum: Other RF 05-07-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Many thanks! It is a very competent camera - hard...

Many thanks!
It is a very competent camera - hard to argue with the 50mm lens.

Somewhere out there in the world...someone has the 35mm lens for this system. Not sure I need it :rolleyes:
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-07-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
More with Canon -...

More with Canon -...
Forum: Other RF 05-07-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
This last set is all with the standard Prominar...

This last set is all with the standard Prominar 50mm f1.4 lens.
I like...
Forum: Other RF 05-07-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
More with 85mm - the camera has decent built-in...

More with 85mm - the camera has decent built-in framelines for this focal length. It's a big, heavy lens and not all that fast at 3.5 but seems to perform pretty well though better stopped down for...
Forum: Other RF 05-07-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Gonna try posting more work from the Kallo 140...

Gonna try posting more work from the Kallo 140 -these are with the 85mm...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-07-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 10,071
Posted By cassel
Test posting- Recent (well, February) shot from...

Test posting-
Recent (well, February) shot from the Petri:

https://tdr-fos-thumbnails-prod-02.sfo2.digitaloceanspaces.com/000456550022_208078_1557207540_lg.jpg
Forum: Other RF 04-21-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 22,154
Posted By cassel
I'm considering a "strip and paint black" job on...

I'm considering a "strip and paint black" job on one of my currently non-functional Mamiya Magazine cameras. Started carefully taking apart the top and bottom plate. Again - this was a broken...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 04-14-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,573
Posted By cassel
Well, I would definitely recommend the 1B - great...

Well, I would definitely recommend the 1B - great quality and view without much investment! The IIIC gets all of the attention.;)
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 04-09-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,573
Posted By cassel
Thanks! I used to worry about a camera without a...

Thanks! I used to worry about a camera without a rf but guessing focus works pretty well (plus zone help with the depth of field on the barrel).

The solid feel of the camera plus a working meter...
Forum: Other RF 04-06-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 22,154
Posted By cassel
The "BIG Window" model arrived today... lots of...

The "BIG Window" model arrived today... lots of interesting little details that are different from the later serial numbers/smaller windows.

I will go through and photograph the details and...
Forum: Other RF 03-19-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 22,154
Posted By cassel
My three Mamiyas are still clicking away:cool: ...

My three Mamiyas are still clicking away:cool: Sort of bummed about those dead links - all of my threads lost images. From here on, I will post shots hosted only on RFF.

In the meantime, I finally...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-21-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Re-building some of those dead links:bang: These...

Re-building some of those dead links:bang:
These 5 are with 85mm...
Forum: Other RF 02-18-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
And... here's a few of the Tri-X...

And... here's a few of the Tri-X...
Forum: Other RF 02-17-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Five more in color - rebuilding the post...

Five more in color - rebuilding the post...
Forum: Other RF 02-16-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Slowly re-building the image posting in this...

Slowly re-building the image posting in this thread - just gonna repost and not delete the old links for now...
Here's some of the previously posted color work from the Kowa Kallo 140 in the last few...
Forum: Other RF 02-15-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Found a copy of the mega-rare 85mm Prominar for...

Found a copy of the mega-rare 85mm Prominar for the Kallo 140:)

Just arrived today and it's a beauty! Looks un-used - perfect - complete with case and front and rear...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-10-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Really really love the Canon 50mm - it pairs...

Really really love the Canon 50mm - it pairs wonderfully - with the silky smooth Leica II - I have a fair number of old cameras but wow, a well running Barnack is tough to beat:)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-10-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
More work with the Leica II + Canon 50m f1.5...

More work with the Leica II + Canon 50m f1.5...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-09-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Finally, two with the Canon 50mm f1.5 to finish...

Finally, two with the Canon 50mm f1.5 to finish off the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-09-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
More at school and a Tacoma Stars...

More at school and a Tacoma Stars...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-09-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
OK! Finally some results from the 85mm Nikkor on...

OK! Finally some results from the 85mm Nikkor on the Canon 7 ! Seems good! first some portaits of my daughter and her...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-27-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Thumbs up That's interesting- thanks for posting that

That's interesting- thanks for posting that
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-23-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By cassel
Hey cool - thanks Testing the impressive Canon...

Hey cool - thanks
Testing the impressive Canon 50mm f1.5 on this shot.
Pike Place Market - yummy Chinese !
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 01-19-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,573
Posted By cassel
Yep - TriX 400 - exposed at 400 and developed w/...

Yep - TriX 400 - exposed at 400 and developed w/ d76
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 01-18-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2,573
Posted By cassel
Last batch of results to share this week - this...

Last batch of results to share this week - this time it's Tri-X from the Retina IB. (not sure why all of my previous images...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-18-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
I too, occasionally have film flatness issues:( ...

I too, occasionally have film flatness issues:( Its hard to pin point when and why it happens - Sometimes its the scan, not the actual negative. Mechanical alignment of everything seems to have...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-18-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Kodak Gold 200 - mid 1990s vintage but...

Kodak Gold 200 - mid 1990s vintage but well-stored. I usually shoot it at 100...I only have SIX rolls left and tend to use it for special occasions.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-17-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Some recent Rollei work - had some trouble with...

Some recent Rollei work - had some trouble with the dreaded plastic spool issue! Should not have use one but that's all I had and sure enough it made the advance screw up on my camera:mad: Only 8...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-17-2019
Replies: 387
Views: 22,143
Posted By cassel
Some recent work with the Auto Takumar 55mm...

Some recent work with the Auto Takumar 55mm lens-
That's me and my daughter:)

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1547695688.SEQ.0.jpg...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-16-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Here's what the camera looks like with that Canon...

Here's what the camera looks like with that Canon f1.5 :

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1547695581.SEQ.2.jpg


Here's two more from that last roll - some New Year's...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-16-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 925
Posted By cassel
I'm not sure about that... maybe? I use a pop-up...

I'm not sure about that... maybe? I use a pop-up Leotax spool in my Leica II and it works better than the original! Over the years I've heard of others using different spools for different cameras...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-16-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
I appreciate the feedback! I will post more...Im...

I appreciate the feedback!
I will post more...Im using the RFF Gallery for hosting on these, so Im limited to 5 each day. My links from my normal hosting are not as stable for some reason.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-15-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Recently traded some gear (bye bye Baby Makina)...

Recently traded some gear (bye bye Baby Makina) for a Canon LTM 50mm f1.5 lens-- this is one that I've wanted for a long time! Worth the wait- what a fantastic lens and it pairs nicely with the '32...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-15-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Still haven't finished that roll testing the...

Still haven't finished that roll testing the Nikkor 8.5
In the meantime, here's some recent work with the Kyoei Acall...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-10-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
Posted By cassel
I had two Bessa-R cameras in black at one time...

I had two Bessa-R cameras in black at one time and used it to shoot weddings back when those cameras were new! I really liked the viewfinder and the 75mm lens but ended up selling them both...they...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-09-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Currently testing a Nikkor 8.5cm f2 (late f32...

Currently testing a Nikkor 8.5cm f2 (late f32 version). Seems a shame not to use those pretty 85mm framelines :)

This particular lens has issues and may need servicing- we shall...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-28-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 6,700
Posted By cassel
The Kyoei Acall 35mm is a favorite - it's my only...

The Kyoei Acall 35mm is a favorite - it's my only 35mm focal length ltm lens currently and it's usually stuck on the front of the Canon 7. Once in a while I wish it was a bit faster but I often just...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-19-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Some recent selections with expired Costco Fuji...

Some recent selections with expired Costco Fuji 400 - pretty grainy but I like 'em. These are all on a November drive with the Kyoei...
Forum: Other RF 11-13-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Hey Guys- Three more rolls on the way soon- it's...

Hey Guys-
Three more rolls on the way soon- it's an enjoyable camera to shoot and I'm hoping with better film/development I will have even better results
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-13-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By cassel
Only the first weekend in November - every year...

Only the first weekend in November - every year at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds---:)

Not sure if I will actually try to shoot with this camera - but it was a fun find and I love reading about the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-08-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By cassel
Very cool and helpful - what a cool system. I've...

Very cool and helpful - what a cool system. I've only ever shot 35mm and medium format roll film - but I sorta knew about the 4x5 Graflex sort of stuff...and read about the big view cameras- but...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-08-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By cassel
Ok- you guys are throwing terms at me that I...

Ok- you guys are throwing terms at me that I don't know! I'm gonna need to do some research - "dry plates" and "film septums" :confused: :p.

So- to use the ground glass focus, I would need the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-07-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By cassel
Baby Plaubel Makina find

Last year at the local old car swap meet I found a wonderful Leica II with Elmar for $25 https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=163162

This year I found another old camera at the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-27-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
https://thedarkroom.com/photodashboard/order/61993...

https://thedarkroom.com/photodashboard/order/619933/photo/000169180032/lg.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-27-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1540653147.SEQ.0.jpg



https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1540653148.SEQ.1.jpg



https://www.rangefinde...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-26-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Thanks- I really do love this camera. I'll...

Thanks-
I really do love this camera. I'll re-post the latest work tonight- (Stupid Computers)
Forum: Other RF 10-25-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Here we...

Here we go-

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1540526670.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-24-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
https://thedarkroom.com/photodashboard/order/61993...

https://thedarkroom.com/photodashboard/order/619933/photo/000169180001/lg.jpg



https://thedarkroom.com/photodashboard/order/619933/photo/000169180008/lg.jpg



https://thedarkroom.com/photodashboard...
Forum: Other RF 10-24-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
1st Test Roll results are in! The camera seems to...

1st Test Roll results are in!
The camera seems to work FINE... It must be said that the film used was OLD expired Kodak Gold 200 24exp with an unknown storage history (bought it for $1 at a flea...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-17-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By cassel
Hey Thanks Tony! Got a thread started on that...

Hey Thanks Tony!
Got a thread started on that camera going here:

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=166478

Gotta send in the test roll !
Forum: Other RF 10-12-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
I had the Lynx 14 about 20 years ago - it was...

I had the Lynx 14 about 20 years ago - it was cool but- kinda' cheap feeling- I didn't keep it for long.

I find the Kowa 140 better so far, but not much. As a collector/user, it's more of a...
Forum: Other RF 10-12-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Looked through my stash and found a decent heavy...

Looked through my stash and found a decent heavy duty strap (more of an SLR strap) which works well with this camera.... Ordered a cheap, vented hood in 52mm. Just about done with the test roll. ...
Forum: Other RF 10-11-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Loaded it with some old Kodak Gold 200 this...

Loaded it with some old Kodak Gold 200 this morning and I'm already on frame 8 of 24! The weird rewinding crank makes it an odd camera to load. Luckily, it has a spinning reminder window that...
Forum: Other RF 10-11-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Hey Gary- It is pretty funny how similar our...

Hey Gary-
It is pretty funny how similar our collecting habits are - I'm always just a step or two behind :p
The 85mm lens is tough to find! I found one but it was about $1000 :eek:

Still watching...
Forum: Other RF 10-11-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Thanks-yeah- it sort of looks like the camera in...

Thanks-yeah- it sort of looks like the camera in your avatar!
Forum: Other RF 10-10-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,629
Posted By cassel
Kowa Kallo 140

So I was thinking about a new camera with a fast lens option and remembering that rangefinder cameras with leaf shutters are nice. Not a whole lot of options in that arena. I also enjoy the true...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-03-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By cassel
How do you actually take the picture? With your...

How do you actually take the picture?
With your phone?:bang:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By cassel
Good Stuff - Thanks for sharing. I first learned...

Good Stuff -
Thanks for sharing. I first learned about Chapelle in the "Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam" book - So brave, so tragic
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-14-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By cassel
I've been there a couple of times now! Great...

I've been there a couple of times now! Great little store- Ken is the owner and he's helpful and knowledgeable. I last bought a Canon Rangefinder holder "L" for my 7.

It's up on Lake City Way next...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-10-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2,789
Posted By cassel
Thank you - it's a fun shooter:cool:

Thank you - it's a fun shooter:cool:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-09-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2,789
Posted By cassel
Portra...

Portra...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-09-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
http://cdn.thedarkroom.com/17510002_147696_lrg_153...

http://cdn.thedarkroom.com/17510002_147696_lrg_1533855616.jpg


http://cdn.thedarkroom.com/17510004_147696_lrg_1533855625.jpg


http://cdn.thedarkroom.com/17510006_147696_lrg_1533855636.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-08-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Thanks everyone:) I admit that part of the appeal...

Thanks everyone:)
I admit that part of the appeal is the black paint -
I also like those black 85 and 100mm lenses of this era:rolleyes:
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-08-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Really love this camera - more good results this...

Really love this camera - more good results this summer! I did not see any capping at high speeds on my last roll through - I think the warmer temps and regular exercise are good for this old...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-08-2018
Replies: 283
Views: 38,958
Posted By cassel
Updates for my Pentax SP Spotmatic brassy black...

Updates for my Pentax SP Spotmatic brassy black camera:
Picked up a cheap wide angle angle and I just love it!
It's 24mm Chinon -- I think I paid 40 bucks for it!

Here's some results from this...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-07-2018
Replies: 167
Views: 39,846
Posted By cassel
My vote (appropriate on Election Day - just...

My vote (appropriate on Election Day - just dropped off my ballot here in WA):rolleyes:

The Olympus O-Product

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1490398045.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-24-2018
Replies: 123
Views: 8,455
Posted By cassel
Out shooting with the Leica II +...

Out shooting with the Leica II + Summitar

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1532450490.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-22-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Thumbs up Yes- Really like the colors in that "Granville"...

Yes-
Really like the colors in that "Granville" sign:cool:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-03-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
5- ReraChrome (100 ISO color slide) 7- Kodak Gold...

5- ReraChrome (100 ISO color slide)
7- Kodak Gold 200 (1993-1995 - shoots good at 100)
15 - ReraPan 100 B&W
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-03-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Thinking about getting out of the 127 game for...

Thinking about getting out of the 127 game for now:rolleyes:

Looking at my film "kit" I'm probably gonna focus on the Canon Rangefinder gear as a priority and just a couple of other bodies/systems. ...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-21-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Just a couple of rolls through the Rollei...

Just a couple of rolls through the Rollei lately... here's a few...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 05-18-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 2,573
Posted By cassel
These Retina cameras really are something! I had...

These Retina cameras really are something!
I had a IIIc years ago - it was pretty beat-up BUT was always sharp and dependable.

I've been skeptical of the models with no rangefinder - but this IB...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 05-17-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 2,573
Posted By cassel
Retina IB

Recently picked up a clean looking Retina IB for $25 and advertised as "not working". I was able to inspect it in person and it seemed OK to me, dry fired just fine, so I took a chance on it.
This...
Forum: Travel 04-06-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 4,069
Posted By cassel
I love cars as much as old cameras...:) Here's...

I love cars as much as old cameras...:) Here's three of my current German cars.


'03 BMW 325i wagon (daughter's car)
'07 VW Passat wagon...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-07-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Found a FED I case and a Pentax strap for easier...

Found a FED I case and a Pentax strap for easier carrying and shooting-
also a Chinese repro lens cap to protect the Elmar!
Actual photos from the camera soon;) Having fun shooting it - already more...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-03-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Yep - Got my teaching cert. there back in...

Yep -
Got my teaching cert. there back in 2002.
Now my daughter goes to school there:)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-03-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Just ordered 15 rolls of ReraPan 100... I was...

Just ordered 15 rolls of ReraPan 100... I was down to my last roll and want to show support for the format!
The ReraChrome was a nice product as well- sad it is not available. I hold out hope that...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-26-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
On frame #18 on a 36 exp. roll :) Switched from...

On frame #18 on a 36 exp. roll :) Switched from Elmar to Summitar at Frame #10... Might switch back but I really like the way the Summitar handles better - pretty much my favorite old Leica lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 7,112
Posted By cassel
My Response here is not directed at anyone here...

My Response here is not directed at anyone here specifically:



Art DOES matter - and it is a worthwhile topic to discuss, teach and actually engage in the process. My second career, after working...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-22-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
It's BACK!:cool: Thanks to Youxin Ye this camera...

It's BACK!:cool: Thanks to Youxin Ye this camera is fully operational again
WOW - fantastic! The take-up spool was the only issue - looked warped like someone stepped on it:mad: So, I robbed the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-22-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Barely caught it before the sun went down. Two...

Barely caught it before the sun went down. Two minutes later was much darker;)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-21-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1519273679.SEQ.1.jpg



https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1519273679.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-21-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1519273799.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-20-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Finally got that roll finished - I was able to...

Finally got that roll finished - I was able to get 38 exposures on that roll:eek:

Images turned out pretty good - but sadly, there is still some capping at high speed...:(

Here's a couple of...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-20-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Time for an update: Got a few more rolls...

Time for an update:
Got a few more rolls developed from shooting trips in January- more expired Kodak Gold 200 (1991 this time)
This batch was a little more degraded and I had to tweak the files a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,143
Posted By cassel
This is fun to see - several threads about...

This is fun to see - several threads about looking at photos...
Here's what I suspect is the hang-up about the word 'critique'

synonyms for that word include:
analysis, evaluation, assessment,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-07-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,623
Posted By cassel
My vote is for the Petri Color 35 - very small,...

My vote is for the Petri Color 35 - very small, tough, great lens, decent meter!


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1411881046.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 02-06-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 30,313
Posted By cassel
Figured I should put my 7 here as...

Figured I should put my 7 here as well...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1517171677.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 6,700
Posted By cassel
Enjoyed seeing the new thread pop up with serial...

Enjoyed seeing the new thread pop up with serial number info. I like how Tommy mentions the black cameras with "Definitely made" and "possibly made". (my earlier guesses about which ones were made...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-31-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 6,700
Posted By cassel
Really,really cool :cool: I wish there was more...

Really,really cool :cool: I wish there was more history about how many of each type were made...Seems like the serial numbers are tough to decipher! Collect the whole set! :p
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-31-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 6,700
Posted By cassel
Disclaimer:rolleyes: NOT an expert - I have...

Disclaimer:rolleyes: NOT an expert -

I have heard that before; something like- "the factory did not make black paint cameras"
I think that because the serial number batches are mysterious and not...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-31-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
I wondered this as well! Yep- I send 127 film to...

I wondered this as well! Yep- I send 127 film to them often and all different kinds of emulsions. I always ask that they RETURN the SPOOLS. I've got quite a pile of them now...future hand-rolling...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-28-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 6,700
Posted By cassel
Wow - yes- that 80mm Acall is really cool! Sort...

Wow - yes- that 80mm Acall is really cool! Sort of hard to put an accurate price on rare (but not cache) name equipment. I guess it's worth what someone will pay..?:confused:
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-28-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 6,700
Posted By cassel
Photo shoot - product shot - with Big Brother -...

Photo shoot - product shot - with Big Brother - Canon 7 plus Holder "L"

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1517171684.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-28-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Almost done with that post-CLA test roll...takes...

Almost done with that post-CLA test roll...takes a while for 36 shots. In the meantime- big thanks to Ken at Market Camera in Lake City Seattle for the Canon Camera Holder "L" ! That little sucker...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By cassel
Likely to post up all the FREE stuff soon - like...

Likely to post up all the FREE stuff soon - like within the next few days:D

My niece claimed most of the best stuff, but there are some nice items left that I want to pass on. Details/List to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-24-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
It's true - no denying it, they are SPENDY to...

It's true - no denying it, they are SPENDY to shoot...
Maybe you can get lucky with patience and time researching and acquire a Grey Baby for fairly cheap... IF it works, it's a wonderful...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-18-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Black body Canon 7 is back from it's CLA -...

Black body Canon 7 is back from it's CLA - thanks Stephen and CameraQuest!

Excited to load it up and put it to work:)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-18-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Great! Now you have a more than one old Rollei ...

Great! Now you have a more than one old Rollei shoot:cool:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-16-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
More Seattle shots in Kodak Gold...

More Seattle shots in Kodak Gold...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-02-2018
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Kodak...

Kodak...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2017
Replies: 1,827
Views: 290,911
Posted By cassel
It's a '63. I owned a '63 Corvair convertible...

It's a '63. I owned a '63 Corvair convertible several years ago:)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-17-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By cassel
100 f 2 is spoken for. At this point - just hang...

100 f 2 is spoken for.
At this point - just hang on - I'm gonna let my niece check everything else out on the 22nd or 23rd and see what she wants. After that, it will likely be give away time!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By cassel
That's right! Thanks for the reminder. Looks...

That's right! Thanks for the reminder.
Looks like my niece wants to check this stuff, so that's cool!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By cassel
I'm in the USA - Seattle Area. Thinking I might...

I'm in the USA - Seattle Area.
Thinking I might just give this stuff away...

The bulk of the stuff I got was to continue building my darkroom. :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-15-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By cassel
Minolta SR Bodies and Lenses

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1513406709.SEQ.0.jpg


Just was given many boxes of camera gear by a friend:) Here's the cameras I have no real interest or use...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-14-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
I've only had the central, out of focus area on...

I've only had the central, out of focus area on my first roll through the camera. Didn't I read somewhere that film flatness/curl is the issue?
These 127s are sensitive - the Rollei is amazing with...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-20-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Do it! Absolutely love mine:)

Do it!
Absolutely love mine:)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-20-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
I'm with you guys!:eek: I took the original...

I'm with you guys!:eek:

I took the original strap OFF this evening and will figure out a replacement. Not gonna shoot all that film on a 50 year old strap:angel:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-20-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1511224072.SEQ.0.jpg



More film arrived today!

Three of the Kodak Gold rolls are early 90's - the rest are mid-90's

The Ektachrome...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-20-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
The strap does scare me a bit - it's the original...

The strap does scare me a bit - it's the original but I don't see any cracks- it's a little dry, though...

I wish I had extra lug/attachments to put a modern/new replacement on there. I'd hate to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-20-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Here's me this last September with the Rollei and...

Here's me this last September with the Rollei and the Yashica in my natural habitat: shooting a car...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-20-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Waterline looks high in that picture! I'm about...

Waterline looks high in that picture! I'm about to load more Kodak Gold in mine...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-16-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Thanks! Even hand-held, this camera produces...

Thanks! Even hand-held, this camera produces nice detail...Super Slide scan size means 120 quality at 35mm prices (well, it's like 80% more area than a 35mm neg).

BTW - I sold the Rolleicord on to...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-15-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Mine came with the box, strap, registration...

Mine came with the box, strap, registration cards, instructions, etc.
Used lightly - from the original owner's daughter for $250

Online prices are sort of all over the place but $1200 seems WAY too...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-15-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Next up, some 20 year old Kodak Gold 200...

Next up, some 20 year old Kodak Gold 200...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-15-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Next up, how about some Ilford HP5 @ 400...

Next up, how about some Ilford HP5 @ 400...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-15-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Three different types of 127 film scans to share!...

Three different types of 127 film scans to share! First, some ReraPan...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-15-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Test Roll is back from process and scan. Old...

Test Roll is back from process and scan. Old expired roll of Costco 200 (Fuji) 24exp. Not Bad!

I shot a range of settings, indoor and outdoor, 1/30 up to 1/1000. All with the Super Rokkor 50mm...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-15-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Not sure- They took it and then called a few days...

Not sure- They took it and then called a few days later and said "Nope, we don't work on these" They didn't open it... My back-up guy is retiring and not taking any new work on.

Stephen Gandy's...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-14-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Counter stopped at #9 on the test roll, but...

Counter stopped at #9 on the test roll, but started working again later. Should have my test roll processed tomorrow, maybe it is OK? The shutter is sounding dry - pretty sure this camera sat...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-14-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Shop says they can't work on this camera! I will...

Shop says they can't work on this camera! I will have to try someone else for that CLA...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-14-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
The ground glass and magnifier are not quite as...

The ground glass and magnifier are not quite as easy to use with the Baby as with the 6x6 cameras...
One of my few minor complaints.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-12-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Nice - old cars attract my lens every time! I...

Nice - old cars attract my lens every time!
I should have more results in the next few days...

Hey, I was remembering a visit to Central Camera on Wabash many years ago. What a great store...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-12-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
BTW- After some careful cleaning and exercising,...

BTW-
After some careful cleaning and exercising, I was able to get the Elmar to open and close! The lube is just really old and dirty- after cleaning, I used a hair dryer on LOW to heat up the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-12-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Definitely a strange thing - this tab...

Definitely a strange thing - this tab mark:confused:

The original article addresses this confusion but doesn't really fully explain it- i.e. barrel length is NOT the whole story when calculating...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
I like 'em too My old black paint IIIa was my...

I like 'em too
My old black paint IIIa was my favorite (diopter was nice)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Youxin sounds like a good bet on a CLA. BUT, he's...

Youxin sounds like a good bet on a CLA.
BUT, he's says this about the Elmar-

"...if the collapse retraction is stiff, then it is caused by the age of the lens, there is nothing we can do on...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Reading some of those other threads out there, it...

Reading some of those other threads out there, it sounds like there were marks on other lenses, like the 90? More research required:rolleyes:
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
That's a Euro model as far as I know- does it...

That's a Euro model as far as I know- does it have the "Auf" and "Zu" on the latch?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Ok- Check this out (from the Leica Forum a few...

Ok- Check this out (from the Leica Forum a few years ago):

Hello,inspecting a sample of 35 pcs of standartized, LTM Elmars 3.5 5cm I could observe differences in the length of the lens in extracted...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
The number is on the tab itself-- on the back...

The number is on the tab itself-- on the back side right by the push button infinity release. It is very small!
Apparently, there is a coded system - found the research online somewhere, not sure...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
No problem- Elmar is #139740 Has the "O" on the...

No problem-

Elmar is #139740
Has the "O" on the barrel base and rear flange to indicate standarization
Has the "6" code on the reverse of the focusing knob to indicate 51.3mm true focal...
Forum: Other RF 11-11-2017
Replies: 111
Views: 22,154
Posted By cassel
Rare "Big Window" early serial number variant on...

Rare "Big Window" early serial number variant on eBay right now. Difficult to find this style outside of Japan! Very tempting and a good price:)

https://www.ebay.com/itm/282729012234?ul_noapp=true
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Here's the research on the previous owner that I...

Here's the research on the previous owner that I was able to discover:

The leather case and the inside of the baseplate have the name "A. R. Apgar" along with additional information that links up...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Sent Youxin an e-mail this morning and explained...

Sent Youxin an e-mail this morning and explained the job to him.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-10-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Camera is at the shop for a CLA now�� Can’t...

Camera is at the shop for a CLA now�� Can’t wait to shoot this camera! The frame counter started working after a bit of exercise . Should be able to see my test roll shots very soon
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-10-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Youxin crossed my mind! A bit nervous about...

Youxin crossed my mind! A bit nervous about mailing it off- but it deserves an overhaul��
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-10-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Camera Techs in Ballard does not want to fix it. ...

Camera Techs in Ballard does not want to fix it. Hmmm... I wonder where I should send it? Ive used Stephens service in California and Blue Moon (rainbow) I Portland . What would u do?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-06-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Thanks everyone- I'm excited about this one-...

Thanks everyone-
I'm excited about this one- wasn't looking for another camera but it just sort of crossed my path:cool:

I'm taking the camera to Seattle later this week to arrange for a service for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-06-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Here she is - all cleaned up - and sporting a...

Here she is - all cleaned up - and sporting a Summitar I picked up this last...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-06-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
The camera was in the case for a LONG time but...

The camera was in the case for a LONG time but I've seen (smelled) worse. Really just a couple of small green spots. Everything is stiff but functional:


Lens was difficult to unscrew (got it off...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-05-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
Swap Meet find;)

Swap Meet find;)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-05-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 6,642
Posted By cassel
New Find - Leica II Sleeping Beauty

Look what I found!

Seems to have been unused since the 1980's. Shutter still fires very sluggishly and its dirty BUT I think a good CLA will wake it up just...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-02-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Glamour Shot on the Light...

Glamour Shot on the Light Table.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1509691887.SEQ.0.jpg


Finished the test roll. The only noticeable problem: the frame counter quit...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-02-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Seems OK - it was sold to me as having...

Seems OK - it was sold to me as having problems:
Needs Light Seals --- not much to the seals, hoping the half case will help
Shutter Faulty ---- slowest speeds are off? seemed ok when tested w/o...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-01-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Should be fun! Found the half case and strap for...

Should be fun! Found the half case and strap for it - plus a soft release and the hood for the lens. Loaded it up with film this evening and shot a few test shots around the house. Will finish the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-01-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 4,542
Posted By cassel
Canon 7 Black Body

A few years ago, I had the Canon 7 in chrome.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1509580029.SEQ.0.jpg


I believe it was my second chrome 7 after yet another many...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-01-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Yep--- 1998 film - fingers crossed:rolleyes:

Yep--- 1998 film - fingers crossed:rolleyes:
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-01-2017
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Posted By cassel
Nice! Looks like you have the ReraPan...

Nice! Looks like you have the ReraPan "dialed-in"

I've got 3 different emulsions to process: ReraPan, Ilford HP5, and Kodak Gold 200
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-31-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
About to send in a couple of more rolls from the...

About to send in a couple of more rolls from the Rollei. Here's a shot my wife took with her phone to show how a looked this summer when shooting a cool car show with the Rollei and my Yashica D --...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-04-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Hi Brett- The Rolleicord V that I got was...

Hi Brett-
The Rolleicord V that I got was literally free when I bought the baby!
The shutter/shutter release is jammed. I made it worse messing around with it trying to get it to fire- it's now...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-04-2017
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Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
I saw that one-- pretty crude but maybe it works....

I saw that one-- pretty crude but maybe it works. But $50 is pretty steep and makes the first batch of rolls just as expensive. maybe I can make my own out of an old camera or use a cigar cutter or...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-03-2017
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Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
This is helpful and thanks for taking the time to...

This is helpful and thanks for taking the time to reply in detail. I've done a bit of research but not much about re-spooling film but I just haven't had the confidence to try it... The cutters are...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-03-2017
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Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
B&H has the HP5 in stock. Larry- I've been...

B&H has the HP5 in stock.

Larry- I've been collecting extra 127 spools whenever I find them at reasonable prices and I'm interested in future "roll your own" projects...
What do you do for the paper...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-02-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
I bought more film too:rolleyes: 2 rolls of...

I bought more film too:rolleyes:


2 rolls of ReraPan B&W 100
3 rolls of HP5 B&W 400
4 rolls of Kodak Gold 200 expired


I think I'm all in now ! One thing I realize is that the benefit of the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-16-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Thanks for sharing! It was cool to wake up this...

Thanks for sharing! It was cool to wake up this morning and see some discussion about the Rollei Baby...

css9450 : I am using TheDarkroom.com and they are just great. If you can't or don't want...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-15-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Here's some promised black &...

Here's some promised black &...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2017
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Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
It sort of sad, but film is so limited and...

It sort of sad, but film is so limited and expensive for the 127... I did some number crunching. No, I don't have "deep pockets" just a hobbyist at this point in my life.

Using my current...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,789
Posted By cassel
It has been so much fun! I find myself slowing...

It has been so much fun! I find myself slowing down and being more careful. Of course, that method would be possible with 35mm and digital, but the square negatives and the tonal range and just the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,789
Posted By cassel
Thank you:)

Thank you:)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-14-2017
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Views: 8,870
Posted By cassel
Summer shots from the...

Summer shots from the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,789
Posted By cassel
More examples from the Yashica D - check my...

More examples from the Yashica D - check my Rolleiflex Baby thread and you'll see that I've been alternating/test these two...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
I have three more processed rolls from the "baby"...

I have three more processed rolls from the "baby" to report. The ReraChrome color slides turned out OK- I wasn't surprised to see a yellow, vintage-looking color shift after development. I'll show...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-09-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Super Slide Mounts seem to pop up on the internet...

Super Slide Mounts seem to pop up on the internet occasionally... I figure 40 is a good start! Just hunt for words/terms like "4x4 slide mounts, 1 5/8" x 1 5/8", Super Slides, Titania, Burleigh,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-08-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Check my earlier posts - this is exactly what I'm...

Check my earlier posts - this is exactly what I'm planning! Got 40 NOS Titania Super Slides - glass holders. Fingers crossed...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-08-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
I'm using TheDarkroom.com for processing. Just...

I'm using TheDarkroom.com for processing. Just sent in two rolls of 127 Slide film - ReraChrome 100.

Stock of ReraChrome is low at FreeStyle photo - next week, If I like what I see when the film...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-07-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Hey Cool! It is quite the camera --- feels very...

Hey Cool!
It is quite the camera --- feels very high quality in your hand. What film did you shoot (do you shoot) ? I'm about to send in 3-4 more rolls soon. Got some chrome film in the mix this...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-07-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/26723/U26723I1502164373.SEQ.0.jpg


Now that I've had luck with the camera working as designed, I'm ready to try some color!
Next up is ReraChrome...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-06-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 6,700
Posted By cassel
Thanks! I agree that the L1 L2 L3 cameras are...

Thanks!

I agree that the L1 L2 L3 cameras are quite nice - I've had a few of them over the years.

My work is all processed by TheDarkroom.com - they always do a great job for me:) Doesn't...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-05-2017
Replies: 300
Views: 20,131
Posted By cassel
Love my Baby - Rolleiflex 4x4

Recently, in my Yashica D thread, I shared the news of a recent acquisition of two more TLRs - a Rolleicord V and a Grey Rolleiflex 4x4...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-05-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 6,700
Posted By cassel
Shot some more film with the Canon L2 plus Rokkor...

Shot some more film with the Canon L2 plus Rokkor this summer (despite being distracted by a foray into medium format:rolleyes:)

Here's some color...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2017
Replies: 1,827
Views: 290,911
Posted By cassel
'59 Yashica D Fuji Provia 400X Here are a few...

'59 Yashica D
Fuji Provia 400X

Here are a few shots at the big Seattle VW Show we have out here every year. I'm always looking for COLOR and texture. My car didn't make the show this year...engine...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-05-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,789
Posted By cassel
SIX more rolls of 120 film through the Yashica D...

SIX more rolls of 120 film through the Yashica D have just been processed and scanned:) Looking very nice with just a couple of small issues.

B&W Tri-X 400: Just for fun, I tried out the Rolleinar...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-22-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,789
Posted By cassel
OK - One thing led to another... and another

:)

So, I was out enjoying my Yashica D - taking photos while walking around in Port Townsend a few weeks ago. I walked into an antique shop and there was a Yashica 44 - the "Grey Baby" copy.

It...
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