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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,858
Posted By DKimg
Exactly haha!

Exactly haha!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2,699
Views: 793,096
Posted By DKimg
Love the Lens and the 6x7 format enough to...

Love the Lens and the 6x7 format enough to combine the two! :cool:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7818/47192904271_ae398a854b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eUgYgi)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 287
Views: 12,504
Posted By DKimg
Wonderful! Oh how I miss being in China! Gives...

Wonderful!
Oh how I miss being in China! Gives me memories when I was working in Ningbo! :D
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 510
Posted By DKimg
Not sure if this would help but I just think...

Not sure if this would help but I just think having something with a wider aperture helps in certain situations. Just because you have an f1.4 vs an f2, doesn't mean you'll always shoot wider. Of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 287
Views: 12,504
Posted By DKimg
Looks pretty cool. What would be the price point...

Looks pretty cool. What would be the price point with this lens? Any shots on film too?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-24-2019
Replies: 616
Views: 15,623
Posted By DKimg
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2849/34004487502_8d...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2849/34004487502_8ddd2ba946_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TNRTrh)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,296
Posted By DKimg
Have some expired in 89'. Believe I used Xtol 1+1...

Have some expired in 89'. Believe I used Xtol 1+1 for 10mins or so.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1731/27502310067_8feebc1d66_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HUhwBM)

Adrienne
Hasselblad 2000FCM | Carl...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2019
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,963
Posted By DKimg
Ops, I meant a PL mount. Used for a Cine Camera....

Ops, I meant a PL mount. Used for a Cine Camera.



Yes I have heard of them. At the time they were trying to convert the planar 80 f2 Contax lens and didn't work out. I've reached out to them for...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-04-2019
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,963
Posted By DKimg
The lens was previously converted to a PL mount...

The lens was previously converted to a PL mount so I took that off and tried to make my own mount from adapters. After realizing I couldn't get it slim enough so it can focus to infinity, I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-03-2019
Replies: 1,673
Views: 426,963
Posted By DKimg
I've been using more of the P67ii since I've...

I've been using more of the P67ii since I've purchased it recently.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7893/33396900668_17ec7397fe_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/STaR3d)

Alice
Pentax 67ii | Carl Zeiss 110mm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 4,723
Posted By DKimg
I agree!! At least my personal experience picking...

I agree!! At least my personal experience picking up a rangefinder and wanting to learn the ins and outs of it... I found this forum and it very much influenced my photography life since then! I'm...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-01-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By DKimg
For 35mm dedicated scanners you can find some...

For 35mm dedicated scanners you can find some cheaper options sometimes on CL or Offerup. Just recently found a Nikon Coolscan IV ED for $70 and I think its more convenient that DSLR scanning... And...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1,308
Posted By DKimg
Likewise! would have never known either! And to...

Likewise! would have never known either! And to love both...

Here's one shot with RPX25...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8716/28493014962_a2f9556745_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KpQ9EE)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,598
Posted By DKimg
The Fuji Klasse S/W looks more appealing with its...

The Fuji Klasse S/W looks more appealing with its specs but like others have mentioned, I don't like the current prices of what they are.... a bit steep. I do have a beater Fuji Tiara with a broken...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-10-2018
Replies: 719
Views: 164,343
Posted By DKimg
Been out of service with the drums... haven't...

Been out of service with the drums... haven't gotten to fixing them etc., but I've been working on the scans when they were okay!


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/641/31735731263_6d5b1fcddd_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,535
Posted By DKimg
+1 faster but not easier. I almost want to say...

+1 faster but not easier. I almost want to say that for portraiture work, I like the slower focus, feels like I'm sniping...dialing in the focus (especially with the hasselblad acute split screen....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,535
Posted By DKimg
Cool! This is the process I like figuring out...

Cool! This is the process I like figuring out with others. This would probably give you better answers. And I would almost want to say yes. An almost yes answer because I'm missing out what you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-06-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,535
Posted By DKimg
Nice images!

Nice images!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-06-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By DKimg
You can, but the spacing between each frame is...

You can, but the spacing between each frame is wider. I believe you can still fit 12 frames but you have to place the "start" arrow just before or after the marker. I forgot which one it was. If not,...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-06-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By DKimg
There was a seller on eBay who had a 150 rolls of...

There was a seller on eBay who had a 150 rolls of expired Tri-X 320 film and being one of my favorite films, I just bought everything he had. Ended up that 100 of those rolls were 220.

Most of the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,431
Posted By DKimg
It's a cool film. Tried some while I was...

It's a cool film. Tried some while I was overseas... Seems to fall in-between a Gold 100 and Portra 160. It's like the poors man's portra film. haha. Worth a shot to try.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-06-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,535
Posted By DKimg
So maybe I'm a little confused. I presume you...

So maybe I'm a little confused. I presume you like the ergonomics of the Hassy over the Rollei?

Anyways, I'm not trying to sway anyone's camera tool(s) towards getting the shot they feel pleased...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-06-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By DKimg
+1, Experienced this myself overseas last year...

+1, Experienced this myself overseas last year and bought + done the same exact thing... it fixed the issue. Still using 220 film (just bought 100 rolls last month on eBay).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-05-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,535
Posted By DKimg
It may be a bit of a side tangent but if you're...

It may be a bit of a side tangent but if you're looking for a lighter, one lens walkaround combo... I would really suggest going with the smaller rolleiflex 75 f3,5 or the bigger 80 f2,8.... have a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,301
Posted By DKimg
Recently tried a roll of Panatomic X (1989...

Recently tried a roll of Panatomic X (1989 expiration)... came out just beautifully! Developed in XTOL 1+1 no problem.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/886/41469277265_92a3a401b6.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-30-2018
Replies: 93
Views: 6,598
Posted By DKimg
Pancro 400 in Studio. With Hassy 2000FCM. Xtol...

Pancro 400 in Studio. With Hassy 2000FCM. Xtol was the developer.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/944/39954008060_b001d3caf3.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23SAJBW)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-27-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 3,717
Posted By DKimg
If you can find bulk roll of Kodak Double-X 5222,...

If you can find bulk roll of Kodak Double-X 5222, that can be an option too to feed that Tri-X. Other than that, Arista EDU 100 & 200 are good film. I've only bought expired film from other...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-25-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,669
Posted By DKimg
I have a cutting board that is slightly longer...

I have a cutting board that is slightly longer than a length of a 120 film. Don't hold me to it but I think you need a minimum of 800-850mm of film negative length to reel onto a 120 spool. I've...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-25-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,669
Posted By DKimg
I haven't cut 70mm down to 62mm.. it's something...

I haven't cut 70mm down to 62mm.. it's something I can do but only if it spools to 120 roll. The Vision film is 65mm so I just measure it down to 120 format and then cut 1.5 mm on both sides to reel...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,669
Posted By DKimg
Yeah it's definitely cheaper to go the 70mm...

Yeah it's definitely cheaper to go the 70mm route. I've got most of the materials but haven't shot nor developed yet... the Vision3 65mm (movie stock) film was pretty popular in China (while I was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,669
Posted By DKimg
+1, I agree too. And thanks for the suggestion of...

+1, I agree too. And thanks for the suggestion of fomapan 100. As a tmax100 user, I'll give it a shot and see how it holds up! Another interesting film to use similarly to Acros is Rollei film. Like...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-10-2018
Replies: 1,179
Views: 447,752
Posted By DKimg
Now have the...

Now have the 3,5F
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/974/41301714474_e2eed8a6b5_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25VG5Mq)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2018
Replies: 532
Views: 47,205
Posted By DKimg
From a recent session with Laura. Details in...

From a recent session with Laura. Details in Flickr

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/978/26912099717_76e7c5db30_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/H18xDg)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2018
Replies: 99
Views: 12,679
Posted By DKimg
Nicely done! Love Kodak film! Here's a recent...

Nicely done! Love Kodak film! Here's a recent frame with Bergger Pancro 400 film. It's a beautiful film to try if anyone hasn't yet. :)...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-30-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,067
Posted By DKimg
+1 I completely agree too. Once they had this...

+1

I completely agree too. Once they had this option available, I've only done internationally shipping this way. Alleviates most headaches from the seller's end. Yes, it takes longer to ship but...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-02-2018
Replies: 885
Views: 191,770
Posted By DKimg
107067 Hey All, Couple weeks ago I had my...

107067

Hey All,

Couple weeks ago I had my scanmate 5000 lamp light turn off... After checking the fuse and few other cables, came across this burnt cable pin. I'm wondering where can I find a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 6,909
Posted By DKimg
Then TMZ in 4x5. :eek:

Then TMZ in 4x5. :eek:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-16-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,142
Posted By DKimg
Honestly, that's what I'm working on now, Making...

Honestly, that's what I'm working on now, Making sure profiles are set as I scan the frames. I've only set the white points on the drum and make sure that the scans are 16Bit...nothing adjusted. I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-16-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,142
Posted By DKimg
I think the developing and the scanning are the...

I think the developing and the scanning are the two key things for Vision film. Have done some C41 test and so far I haven't gotten a system that works as well as ECN2. I'm just really considering...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-16-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 2,142
Posted By DKimg
I've experimented while I was in China and love...

I've experimented while I was in China and love it! In fact, I think I prefer the 250D over the 50D. I have both examples in a 120 format. Now that I'm back in the states, I'm working on bulk loading...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-26-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 3,807
Posted By DKimg
Done! Simple and to the point survey. Nice!...

Done! Simple and to the point survey. Nice!

Would be nice to see the results once you tally up the survey.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2017
Replies: 532
Views: 47,205
Posted By DKimg
Makina 67/670 + 400TMY Combo :)...

Makina 67/670 + 400TMY Combo :)


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3733/13156800234_e940299bec.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/m3C3km)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7442/11179115125_03899f2170.jpg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-13-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 4,431
Posted By DKimg
Have plenty to share, for...

Have plenty to share, for starts:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4158/33846660953_394c4bed86.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TyUZ6T)

Rolleiflex 2.8F Planar | Rollei RPX...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2017
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,348
Posted By DKimg
Don't believe everyone is spending their time...

Don't believe everyone is spending their time photographing that style only. If it helps, here's an image of a homeless man in Ningbo that I've photographed :)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2017
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,348
Posted By DKimg
Couple recent shots since I've been back to the...

Couple recent shots since I've been back to the states...


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4537/37630663884_f4f6586d97_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZkhZkJ)

Hasselblad 203FE | Zeiss Planar 110FE | Kodak...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2017
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,348
Posted By DKimg
Likewise! Like this shot too.

Likewise! Like this shot too.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2017
Replies: 143
Views: 12,689
Posted By DKimg
sRGB has given me more accurate colors throughout...

sRGB has given me more accurate colors throughout most devices and prints. Somehow, aRGB1998 has given me skewed colors (mostly muted, cooler colors) whenever I've exported from various software. To...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2017
Replies: 601
Views: 51,425
Posted By DKimg
In the streets of Yinzhou District, Ningbo,...

In the streets of Yinzhou District, Ningbo, China... Nearby Wanda Plaza


https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2849/34004487502_8ddd2ba946_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TNRTrh)


Hasselblad 2000FCM | Planar...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2017
Replies: 719
Views: 164,343
Posted By DKimg
Has been awhile since I got things rolling with...

Has been awhile since I got things rolling with the scanner and uploading but I'm getting back.
Here are a couple new ones...


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4455/37268887784_4c361f9eb0_c.jpg...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-12-2017
Replies: 143
Views: 12,689
Posted By DKimg
In short, I prefer colorperfect with the route I...

In short, I prefer colorperfect with the route I take with my scans.

Maybe I've used maketiff a handful of time. But, To be honest, I usually try to maximize scan quality as much as possible before...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-11-2017
Replies: 99
Views: 12,679
Posted By DKimg
Some new photos :)...

Some new photos :)


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4553/24473724958_8a00795fda_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DhEeM9)

Hasselblad 203FE | Carl Zeiss 110mm F2 FE | SuperPan...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-11-2017
Replies: 143
Views: 12,689
Posted By DKimg
1. PhotoshopCC 2. Color Convert to sRGB 3....

1. PhotoshopCC
2. Color Convert to sRGB
3. Colorperfect [User B&W preset, Gamma Linear, Blks Clips 0 @1stop - Wht Clips 255 @.25stop, Grey Pt on Card]
4. Gamma drop 0.5-ish

BTW, pretty good cam-scan...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-20-2017
Replies: 885
Views: 191,770
Posted By DKimg
I'm interested of the plug-ins. Maybe I'll start...

I'm interested of the plug-ins. Maybe I'll start drum scanning again this weekend. At least its something to play around with. :)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-17-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 4,144
Posted By DKimg
I'll say, save a bit extra and push for a Nikon...

I'll say, save a bit extra and push for a Nikon 9000 or a Hass/Imacon 3 or higher. I've read so much about the Nikon 8000 vs 9000, and seems like the 9000 is a better machine. If you can handle doing...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-15-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 4,144
Posted By DKimg
Seems like you're in a conundrum. To K-I-S-S, You...

Seems like you're in a conundrum. To K-I-S-S, You will have to sacrifice something in the process for any scanner. If, your goal is to have top quality scans...well that would be a drum scanner. And...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-25-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,246
Posted By DKimg
I'm a little late to respond to this topic but I...

I'm a little late to respond to this topic but I too have to agree about the Rolleiflex; IF you're only going to go with an 80mm lens.

Setting pricing aside, If you're looking for flexibility, such...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-22-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,009
Posted By DKimg
Thanks! In order, it's Tmax 100, Tri-X 320,...

Thanks! In order, it's Tmax 100, Tri-X 320, Expired Tmax 400 pull to 200ASA.

It has been awhile since I've used Perceptol. Switched to Xtol because of the amount of developing I do per shoot. But...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-22-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,009
Posted By DKimg
Here are a couple of frames developed in...

Here are a couple of frames developed in Perceptol. All shot with the Makina 67 / 670 camera.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2872/13550820473_abac112b29_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mDruPK)...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-04-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,262
Posted By DKimg
+1 for the simulation not looking like actual...

+1 for the simulation not looking like actual Acros film. I'll stick to Acros film until it's completely discontinued....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2017
Replies: 899
Views: 70,264
Posted By DKimg
It's a matter of making sure you measure...

It's a matter of making sure you measure correctly to respool. I don't do anything in regards to the remjet, other thank using ECN-2 chemicals. It's kinda popular here in china (where I'm living for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-01-2017
Replies: 899
Views: 70,264
Posted By DKimg
I've dabbled in some 70mm film and Kodak Vision3...

I've dabbled in some 70mm film and Kodak Vision3 film (65mm). Wanting to explore even further. Have purchased most of the equipment online throughout the couple of years (ebay) but haven't completely...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-04-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 10,737
Posted By DKimg
Like many have said, it all depends on the...

Like many have said, it all depends on the budget. I've had a couple of Rolleiflexes and they are all fantastic. I believe they are very portable in terms of compacting all the accessories into a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-01-2017
Replies: 323
Views: 25,398
Posted By DKimg
For me oddly enough was the Plaubel Makina...

For me oddly enough was the Plaubel Makina 67/670. I had so much bad experiences with the focus calibration being off to the fact that I had lots of mishaps. I'm speaking about going through 2 PM67...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2017
Replies: 99
Views: 12,679
Posted By DKimg
Awesome! Like the tones! :cool:

Awesome! Like the tones! :cool:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-20-2017
Replies: 99
Views: 12,679
Posted By DKimg
Recent work in China. Just uploaded onto Flickr...

Recent work in China. Just uploaded onto Flickr :)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2849/34004487502_8ddd2ba946_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TNRTrh)

Hasselblad 203FE | Carl Zeiss 110mm F2 FE | Fuji Acros...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-10-2017
Replies: 99
Views: 12,679
Posted By DKimg
Thank you thank you! Hopefully I can share more,...

Thank you thank you! Hopefully I can share more, once I upload on Flickr! :D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-08-2017
Replies: 99
Views: 12,679
Posted By DKimg
Hasselblad & Portraits, yep... have some to...

Hasselblad & Portraits, yep... have some to share! :)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8716/28493014962_a2f9556745_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KpQ9EE)

Hasselblad 2000FCM | Carl Zeiss 110mm F2 F | Rollei...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-28-2017
Replies: 719
Views: 164,343
Posted By DKimg
Thanks Pali! Of course with your expertise that...

Thanks Pali! Of course with your expertise that got me into this mess! hahahaha



Working with an Epson V750, doing wet mounts scans does improves its scanning performance. True the Drum scanner...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-27-2017
Replies: 719
Views: 164,343
Posted By DKimg
Here are some examples with SM5000. I'm away in...

Here are some examples with SM5000. I'm away in China now, so my drum scanners are taking a vacation in Florida haha!!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7749/28658530856_d039312f82_c.jpg...
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 01-29-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,493
Posted By DKimg
I have both the V and H series bodies (previously...

I have both the V and H series bodies (previously owned 503CW, now 2000FCM + 203FE, and H2) and I love both. I would try to keep your decision making as simple as possible.

Depending on your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,626
Posted By DKimg
MP, FE, R3.5, A7ii Best of all worlds for what...

MP, FE, R3.5, A7ii

Best of all worlds for what you need. Being able to use the A7ii for interchangeable lenses from MP and FE, and having the Rollei for the MF needs... unless you want...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2016
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,348
Posted By DKimg
First time using Rollei Film! Gabi Hasselblad...

First time using Rollei Film!

Gabi
Hasselblad 2000 / Planar 110 F2
Rollei RPX 25
Epson V750

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8716/28493014962_a2f9556745_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KpQ9EE)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-26-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 8,197
Posted By DKimg
Haha! True True! I could never justify the price...

Haha! True True! I could never justify the price of a pakon or a Frontier/Noritsu scanner. If I'm already spending so many hours developing and scanning, I might as well jump to a quality that I feel...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-26-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 8,197
Posted By DKimg
In most cases, it's not easy to scan 35mm film...

In most cases, it's not easy to scan 35mm film because the film is so narrow and it curls too much. I mentioned I don't mind drum scanning 35mm because I have to wet mount the film onto the drum, so...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 8,197
Posted By DKimg
I think this really goes down to if you...

I think this really goes down to if you develop/scan your own film. But besides that, there is a difference between 645 and 35mm negatives in terms of quality and resolution. Relatively speaking, if...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2016
Replies: 353
Views: 23,486
Posted By DKimg
1- Hasselblad 203/2000 - Love the faster speeds...

1- Hasselblad 203/2000 - Love the faster speeds and lens
2- ebOny-cameras 4x5 - the lightness and craftsmanship
3- Hasselblad H series - simply for it's quality and ergonomics
4- Rolleiflex 2.8F...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-02-2016
Replies: 364
Views: 98,385
Posted By DKimg
My method is very similar to coltonallen's...

My method is very similar to coltonallen's method. I make a straight wet mount scan at 3200dpi, .tiff, aRGB1998 for 35mm without any color corrections, and I'll do all my major color corrections into...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-29-2016
Replies: 364
Views: 98,385
Posted By DKimg
Gabrielle! Taking photos inside starbucks as the...

Gabrielle! Taking photos inside starbucks as the rain passes by...

Contax G1 / Zeiss 45mm f2
Fuji Acros 100 (2014)
Xtol
Epson V750

https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/667/23271182110_8779d579b8_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-31-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5,052
Posted By DKimg
Can't go wrong with either the 50 Cron V4 or 50...

Can't go wrong with either the 50 Cron V4 or 50 Cron DR. My first lens was the 50Cron V4 and traded it for a 35cron ASPH. Both Stellar.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-28-2016
Replies: 388
Views: 155,589
Posted By DKimg
Few of my recent faves......

Few of my recent faves...
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/667/23128224990_06db839db9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BeLcvQ)scan-5F2 (https://flic.kr/p/BeLcvQ)...
Forum: Travel 01-25-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 5,077
Posted By DKimg
I usually have my film hand checked by security...

I usually have my film hand checked by security whenever I'm flying within the U.S.

Just recently last year I've worked in China. Came to the point that I've ignored the handcheck and the film was...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,484
Posted By DKimg
I have to say go with what your gut is telling...

I have to say go with what your gut is telling you. Just because people say one camera can be better than others, doesn't mean you should jump on that bandwagon. I would say shoot a few more rolls on...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-18-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,853
Posted By DKimg
I would find a cheaper color option and not sell...

I would find a cheaper color option and not sell the LM246. You had me looking into the LM246 last night...because I didn't know they came out with a new model. I've always wanted the monochrom but...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-21-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 3,466
Posted By DKimg
I can sense your passion with this response!...

I can sense your passion with this response! Nicely said Tim!
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-21-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 3,466
Posted By DKimg
I can say I had a similar experience. The hype of...

I can say I had a similar experience. The hype of digital and the whole technical talks got me thinking in the wrong direction. This too lead me towards wanting to go back to film. Even so I started...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-31-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By DKimg
Nice Nice! Thanks for sharing! :)

Nice Nice! Thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-25-2015
Replies: 885
Views: 191,770
Posted By DKimg
Hello Everyone! I've just purchased a SM5000...

Hello Everyone!

I've just purchased a SM5000 days ago and it should arrive sometime today. I'm still slightly confused in regards to finding the right compatible computer to run the scanner. I see...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-31-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By DKimg
Depends on how the film was stored but yes that's...

Depends on how the film was stored but yes that's the general rule of thumb.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,225
Posted By DKimg
Leica CM /...

Leica CM / PlusX

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58831/med_U58831I1436400628.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 05-08-2015
Replies: 395
Views: 74,196
Posted By DKimg
My first camera coming back into film photography...

My first camera coming back into film photography (2 years ago) Was a Leica... An M4-P with a 50cron & then switching it out to 35asph. Loved it but couldn't justify investing so much for 35mm...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-29-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 4,193
Posted By DKimg
It almost seems like you kinda answered your own...

It almost seems like you kinda answered your own question. I would say keep the 28asph and sell the 35lux. If you miss that lens, worse comes to worse, pickup a CV35. But I would have to agree with...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-19-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,310
Posted By DKimg
I know its slightly off the OP but I've shot with...

I know its slightly off the OP but I've shot with Konica film.. The Centuria 400 in 220 and love the results. I would imagine that the 160 is just as good and assuming finer grain than the 400. I...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-08-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 5,122
Posted By DKimg
I had both the PM67 & 670. After owning and...

I had both the PM67 & 670. After owning and liking the 67, I was in the hunt for the 670 because of the few extra features (hotshoe & 220 film). However; it was never easy finding a camera without...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 8,629
Posted By DKimg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7469/15519243953_35...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7469/15519243953_35241caf9e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pDobxB)

It's one of my favorite 120 film, along with Tmax 100. The curves between the two films are slightly...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2015
Replies: 167
Views: 28,774
Posted By DKimg
It really depends on the number of model...

It really depends on the number of model photoshoots I have per weekend. Usually it can be 1-2 per weekend and the average is roughly 5-7 rolls per shoot. I'm trying to keep a better track of the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 02-17-2015
Replies: 388
Views: 155,589
Posted By DKimg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8650/15837020584_a7...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8650/15837020584_a7c6bab3d2_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q8sSt3)
PatriciaV (https://flic.kr/p/q8sSt3) by Digital Kythe Image (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 14,991
Posted By DKimg
Good to know! Thanks for sharing! :)

Good to know! Thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-17-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,840
Posted By DKimg
That sucks! Even as seller, they should at least...

That sucks! Even as seller, they should at least avoid headaches and describe everything. I'm not sure why some people still try to get away by seller gear that's not as described. eBay is always a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By DKimg
Awesome! Nice rescue project! :D

Awesome! Nice rescue project! :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-30-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 4,028
Posted By DKimg
I don't think you've used enough XTOL to properly...

I don't think you've used enough XTOL to properly develop your one roll of film, 1+1. The other way around was at least adjusting the developing time accordingly with 145ml of XTOL. If anything, I...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-21-2014
Replies: 385
Views: 65,176
Posted By DKimg
I think it's too expensive for digital gear. Like...

I think it's too expensive for digital gear. Like others say, technology depreciates quickly... Film is fun, and I'm enjoying it while I can :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-28-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,595
Posted By DKimg
Mostly shoot both 120 & 4x5 formats. Tend to...

Mostly shoot both 120 & 4x5 formats.
Tend to stick to Kodak Tmax 100, Portra 160 & TriX320 on both formats.
Occasionally I play with Acros 100, FP4+ and Velvia film too.
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-01-2014
Replies: 1,894
Views: 1,734,979
Posted By DKimg
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r19/dsilentk/DS...

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r19/dsilentk/DSC00218-fEX_zps3cecf259.jpg (http://s140.photobucket.com/user/dsilentk/media/DSC00218-fEX_zps3cecf259.jpg.html)

Abstract shot of a golf club, using...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2014
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,348
Posted By DKimg
Fuji GX680ii & 180mm 3.2 with expired 2008...

Fuji GX680ii & 180mm 3.2 with expired 2008 Minolta Konica 400 film

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3873/14961250956_aa6358638d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oN5jEG)
Adrienne3 (https://flic.kr/p/oN5jEG) by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-19-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,888
Posted By DKimg
My laugh for the day :D:D:D

My laugh for the day :D:D:D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-12-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,555
Posted By DKimg
I agree! :)

I agree! :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-02-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,006
Posted By DKimg
I like 220 too. It's a shame that you can't find...

I like 220 too. It's a shame that you can't find so much fresh 220 anymore. It makes photographing easier for weddings, events and people in general.

This is why I still always search and buy...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-20-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,368
Posted By DKimg
I've ordered stuff on ebay through Japan and had...

I've ordered stuff on ebay through Japan and had no issues at all. Most of my Fuji GX systems was from Japan and everything was fast... Just a smooth Transaction. I would recommend it.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-07-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By DKimg
I think I have that addiction too... But at the...

I think I have that addiction too... But at the end of the day I go back to selling what I don't use as much. So far I have to say that the FujiGX680 system has been with me the longest. It never...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-06-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,665
Posted By DKimg
John at Focal Point fixes those types of issues....

John at Focal Point fixes those types of issues. I thought I had an issue as well with my Rolleiflex till I found out it was an air bubble within the element....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,222
Posted By DKimg
I'm not an expert when it comes to development...

I'm not an expert when it comes to development and the use of perceptol but from my experience thus far using perceptol (mostly @1+3), I would advise not to reuse it more than once. I've at least...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-30-2014
Replies: 1,186
Views: 335,620
Posted By DKimg
35cron...

35cron ASPH

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58831/med_U58831I1404155878.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 06-01-2014
Replies: 231
Views: 84,317
Posted By DKimg
Love TriX but lately enjoying Kodak Plus X 125...

Love TriX but lately enjoying Kodak Plus X 125 for 120. Love how it renders with the PM670 and Perceptol developer. Wish Kodak still makes it because I'm really favoring the characteristics over...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2014
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,348
Posted By DKimg
One of my favorite shots! Fuji GX680ii with...

One of my favorite shots!

Fuji GX680ii with 180mm f3.2 @f4
Kodak Tmax 100
Perceptol

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5520/12270084586_3097f99532_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/jGgoEw)
Estefania1...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 05-09-2014
Replies: 388
Views: 155,589
Posted By DKimg
Here are some recent 4x5 shots! All with Ebony...

Here are some recent 4x5 shots! All with Ebony RW45 with Rodenstock 210mm f/5.6 Apo-Sironar-S

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7412/14045132796_7924d0d0e8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/np7YE1)MonicaM3...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-10-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By DKimg
My question would be how well was the roll of...

My question would be how well was the roll of film stored? If anything I would shoot it at 50 ASA.

I've used some xpan 125 dated back 1988 and developed fine.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-07-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 52,149
Posted By DKimg
I feel like selling my M4P/35cron but already...

I feel like selling my M4P/35cron but already feeling regret if I do. I don't use it as much as my other cameras. It's my first 35mm camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By DKimg
I had the X100 and it's a fantastic little...

I had the X100 and it's a fantastic little camera. Funny part is that the X100 transitioned me over to 35mm film (Leica M4P&35cron), only because I didn't use the camera as much. This was me...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-29-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 28,697
Posted By DKimg
They are his... sorry for any confusion.

They are his... sorry for any confusion.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-29-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 28,697
Posted By DKimg
A photographer, FredBGG, who inspired me quite a...

A photographer, FredBGG, who inspired me quite a bit with his film work, recently picked up the 56/1.2 and has some great examples. Check out his work as well!...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-29-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,598
Posted By DKimg
Just go out and flash somebody... With your...

Just go out and flash somebody... With your camera...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-24-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,411
Posted By DKimg
I recently had my Leica M4-P and 35cron ASPH sent...

I recently had my Leica M4-P and 35cron ASPH sent to DAG for complete overhaul and took just roughly two months till I had it back in my hands. I was going to send it to Youxin but he told me he...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-24-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5,376
Posted By DKimg
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3672/12501883703_91...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3672/12501883703_9137b7942c_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkimg/12501883703/)
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3774/13156525495_4b9c1ece1a_z.jpg...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-23-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By DKimg
I do like my V600. It was under 150$ but at times...

I do like my V600. It was under 150$ but at times it would act silly. It was refurbished... so that may be the issue. At times it wouldn't want to scan :bang: but other than that I like the results....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-23-2014
Replies: 102
Views: 35,579
Posted By DKimg
LOVE this shot! Beautiful! :D

LOVE this shot! Beautiful! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-11-2014
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,225
Posted By DKimg
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58831/med_U58831I1394492166.SEQ.0.jpg

Shot with Makina 670, Natural Light, Kodak TMax100, Perceptol 1+3 @ 16min
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-07-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By DKimg
V600 problem?

Seems like within the past 2 months, the V600 will randomly shut off during a scan. This can randomly happen after the 2nd scan or after 25 scans... it's really frustrating. :bang: At times it seems...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,427
Posted By DKimg
M4-P is in my bag and holding the GX680ii

M4-P is in my bag and holding the GX680ii
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,045
Posted By DKimg
Thank you!:cool:

Thank you!:cool:
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-29-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,045
Posted By DKimg
Ideally how much is it for CLA'd? Not even sure...

Ideally how much is it for CLA'd?

Not even sure if my Leica M4-P needs it... I'm assuming it hasn't had any CLA'd...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-10-2014
Replies: 2,699
Views: 793,096
Posted By DKimg
Well this is my IIIS version. Also have the II...

Well this is my IIIS version. Also have the II version as well! :D

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r19/dsilentk/1208494_10151585294235044_1712594543_n_zps5bb1d733.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 6,222
Posted By DKimg
+1 I agree! :cool:

+1 I agree! :cool:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-30-2013
Replies: 163
Poll: M6 vs M3
Views: 36,668
Posted By DKimg
+1 This is my reason of purchasing the M4p......

+1

This is my reason of purchasing the M4p... Like the M3 but more convenient film winding and rewinding. Plus, being fully mechanical without relying on batteries.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2013
Replies: 3,036
Views: 735,348
Posted By DKimg
I sure do love MF! Makina...

I sure do love MF!

Makina 670

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58831/med_U58831I1387379027.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-18-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,964
Posted By DKimg
Which Scanner for 120 BW?

I'm on the market for a scanner. I've been very hesitant on buying a 'nice' scanner as I'm not sure what would be best for the situation. Not sure what direction to take...and hopefully you can...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-18-2013
Replies: 347
Views: 119,074
Posted By DKimg
I've experimented with Rodinal 1:100. I believe...

I've experimented with Rodinal 1:100. I believe at times the developer exhausted quickly because of the weak dilution but results seem okay. First time around, the grain was more visible; then, it...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-15-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 3,567
Posted By DKimg
I use some indication of lens, film, and body,...

I use some indication of lens, film, and body, when naming my scans, even the developing time (to the extent of pushing or pulling film). If it was something unique then I keep more records of it for...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By DKimg
Ah yes I forget to even comment a concern too....

Ah yes I forget to even comment a concern too. The foam around the plate is a bit chipped off. It's not completely smooth but indeed it's not perfect. Not sure if that's another cause of the light...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By DKimg
Well I had a roll of kodak in there... took it...

Well I had a roll of kodak in there... took it out and thrown a light by the bellows in the dark. Seems like 3 pin holes on the opposite side corners of the bellows. That's truly all it takes for...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By DKimg
Light leak or bad developing?

So I just received the Makina 670 days ago, and had my first test shoot yesterday with the camera in Miami. After the shoot, I developed the 8 rolls of film. Upon completing the whole development...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-28-2013
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,225
Posted By DKimg
Plaubel Makina 67 with Kodak TMax 400; Natural...

Plaubel Makina 67 with Kodak TMax 400; Natural light; 1+100 Rodinal
Scanned Epson V600

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58831/med_U58831I1385606183.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-27-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,161
Posted By DKimg
That's NYC for ya ;) and the upbeat pace!

That's NYC for ya ;) and the upbeat pace!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-19-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,943
Posted By DKimg
Three months ago I sold all of my digital gear....

Three months ago I sold all of my digital gear. And now I'm 'stuck' with film cameras. I pretty much had an epiphany that I enjoy rangefinder film cameras. I've got all caught up with the dslrs but...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,876
Posted By DKimg
Well I just got it recently; however, I believe...

Well I just got it recently; however, I believe others can support this, but I know my favorite rangefinder will be the Makina 67. One of the fewest medium format rangefinder type of camera that's...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-17-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 4,297
Posted By DKimg
I am going with #1

I am going with #1
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2013
Replies: 1,186
Views: 335,620
Posted By DKimg
M4-P with 35 ASPH, Tri X...

M4-P with 35 ASPH, Tri X 400

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r19/dsilentk/Samary003sm_zps22293577.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-11-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 9,957
Posted By DKimg
Just picked one up. Just waiting to get it within...

Just picked one up. Just waiting to get it within my hand. Hopefully I can share some handheld examples of it soon! This is one of many reasons why I went for this medium format rangefinder! :cool:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-08-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By DKimg
Just to share my personal experience, it's all...

Just to share my personal experience, it's all about perspective.

Majority of the people believe that film is even more expensive than digital but it all depends on how much you truly shoot. It's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2013
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,770
Posted By DKimg
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r19/dsilentk/T2...

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r19/dsilentk/T2eC16VHJIgFHSIb8zwBSmcyD2ng60_57_zpse2fb1f3c.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2013
Replies: 7,440
Views: 3,789,900
Posted By DKimg
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r19/dsilentk/Ca...

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r19/dsilentk/CameraZOOM-20131107154002628_zps303f1149.jpg (http://s140.photobucket.com/user/dsilentk/media/CameraZOOM-20131107154002628_zps303f1149.jpg.html)
Forum: RFF Polls 10-10-2013
Replies: 610
Views: 111,538
Posted By DKimg
Very first camera I owned and used was a Canon...

Very first camera I owned and used was a Canon A-1 with Canon 28mm 2.8 Lens. The camera that started my photography adventure.
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