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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Days Ago
Replies: 668
Views: 51,831
Posted By Scottboarding
I got my lens and extension tube and things are...

I got my lens and extension tube and things are not off to a great start. I have the Canon 50mm f2.5 Macro (1:2) and the Canon EF25 extension tube that gets me 1:1. Without the extension tube the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Scottboarding
It's just rebranded Fomapan. I'm personally a fan...

It's just rebranded Fomapan. I'm personally a fan of Fomapan so I enjoy it! It'll probably be easier to find information about Fomapan film than it will Arista so searching for Fomapan sheet film...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,152
Posted By Scottboarding
Here's an example of the D5 at 3 Million ISO:...

Here's an example of the D5 at 3 Million ISO: https://petapixel.com/2016/01/12/this-is-nikon-d5-image-quality-at-iso-3280000/


There might be a slight increase in quality with the D6 but I can't...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By Scottboarding
So I can't speak for the D850 or a coolscan, but...

So I can't speak for the D850 or a coolscan, but I can say that when I used my D750 for scanning the resolution absolutely blew me away. I never noticed any issues with aliasing, but then again...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 668
Views: 51,831
Posted By Scottboarding
I just picked up a Canon 50mm f2.5 and extender...

I just picked up a Canon 50mm f2.5 and extender to do some film scanning with my 5Ds. Very curious to see what Tri-x and Portra look like at 50mp! While I don't think those will actually hold up, I'm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 785
Views: 180,927
Posted By Scottboarding
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49364500136_86...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49364500136_864f7fa985_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2idaY4j)sc1142be1001044-R1-043-20 (https://flic.kr/p/2idaY4j) by Scott Carr...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By Scottboarding
From all of the color film I've shot the only one...

From all of the color film I've shot the only one that I would consider noticeably grainy is Ultramax. Buy some of that, push it a stop or two and say goodbye to fine details.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 121
Views: 11,543
Posted By Scottboarding
Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Ultrafine just...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Ultrafine just rebranded Kentmere? If so, the 100 speed stock is amazing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2019
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,812
Posted By Scottboarding
Just ordered a Canon 5DS for work/less personal...

Just ordered a Canon 5DS for work/less personal work. I am really excited to pickup a macro lens and do some film scanning with it. I can't image Portra 400 or Tri-x in 35mm actually has 50MP worth...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-17-2019
Replies: 668
Views: 51,831
Posted By Scottboarding
Sadly, I don't think it will work. I tried...

Sadly, I don't think it will work. I tried adapting my Nikon 60mm Macro to a Fuji APS-C camera and even with the ES-2 extended fully the image was severely cropped. I'm assuming the same thing would...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-11-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Scottboarding
I haven't used it, but I hear SRDx for Photoshop...

I haven't used it, but I hear SRDx for Photoshop does a great job and does black and white. If Adobe can get this built into lightroom that'd be great! Since it's Adobe's product they will probably...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,670
Posted By Scottboarding
The F3hp! I've never been that excited using a...

The F3hp! I've never been that excited using a camera before. The film advance is so smooth, the stronger-then-most center weighted meter is fantastic, the VF is awesome, and it's great having...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-07-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,371
Posted By Scottboarding
This website seems to have a ton of cameras...

This website seems to have a ton of cameras available: https://www.lifepixel.com/product-category/converted-cameras

It looks like you can buy them new and then they'll convert it for you. I've never...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By Scottboarding
A year or so ago I pulled two rolls of HP5 for a...

A year or so ago I pulled two rolls of HP5 for a college course I was taking. Shot it at 100 and pulled two stops in development and it came out quite nice. Not the look I would normally go for, but...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-23-2019
Replies: 255
Views: 84,551
Posted By Scottboarding
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48782611323_93...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48782611323_93ea7f3cf4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hjKCMz)


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48783143967_a9b12a861d_z.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-18-2019
Replies: 255
Views: 84,551
Posted By Scottboarding
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48754971258_ac...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48754971258_acbf9a78da_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hhiYmJ)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-15-2019
Replies: 255
Views: 84,551
Posted By Scottboarding
I'm in complete support for manual lenses! Manual...

I'm in complete support for manual lenses! Manual focusing on a mirrorless body is super easy, and Fuji is definitely the best for it so they should come out with some. Maybe do a MF version of the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By Scottboarding
I'm a reader too. This is definitely my favorite...

I'm a reader too. This is definitely my favorite forum to read; so much knowledge among the community. I usually don't have much to say in a lot of cases so I keep quiet, but I'll post whenever I...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-15-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Scottboarding
My X-pro2 and Fuji 35mm f1.4 arrived in the mail...

My X-pro2 and Fuji 35mm f1.4 arrived in the mail this week. Thanks everyone for the help!
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-15-2019
Replies: 255
Views: 84,551
Posted By Scottboarding
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48735015772_fb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48735015772_fbce4ac688_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hfxGhC)


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48734497498_0c85b8a572_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hfv3dS)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 916
Posted By Scottboarding
Kentmere 100 is cheap and comes in 24 exposure...

Kentmere 100 is cheap and comes in 24 exposure rolls. It's also very touchy about overexposure and gets very dense very fast. I have images shot one stop over and the negative is very dark. It would...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-05-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,609
Posted By Scottboarding
I've made it a rule for myself never to give...

I've made it a rule for myself never to give money to a Kickstarter campaign and this is why. Over a year past the expected ship date, but don't worry because they've come up with more non-existent...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-03-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,897
Posted By Scottboarding
I agree with the rest, but I don't understand...

I agree with the rest, but I don't understand this one. I use the Slimelight Plano and a Nikon adapter so I'm regularly shooting at 1/4th or slower since the adapter blocks some light. It's never...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-03-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Scottboarding
I know, I'm super excited! As great of results as...

I know, I'm super excited! As great of results as I get with my D750, it lacks the fun factor that comes with film cameras. I've been interested in the X-Pro2 since it came out, just didn't have the...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Scottboarding
Thanks for all of the replies! I'm definitely...

Thanks for all of the replies! I'm definitely leaning towards the 35mm f1.4 now. I still have a week or so to get the funds together so I have time to think but I'll definitely look more into that...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Scottboarding
Thanks! How loud is the AF motor in actual use?...

Thanks! How loud is the AF motor in actual use? Reviews always state that it's really loud, but I feel like they might be exaggerating or comparing it to the dead silent mirrorless lenses you see on...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Scottboarding
Voigtlander 35mm f1.4 on Fuji

Hi everyone!

A little back story on what's going on with me: I have to pick up a second digital camera for work and am trying my best to recreate my M2 digitally.

I'm going with the X-pro2 and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By Scottboarding
Why is it that the Zeiss 35mm f2 ZF2 costs the...

Why is it that the Zeiss 35mm f2 ZF2 costs the same or more than the Zeiss 35mm f1.4 ZF2?

I was going to get the f2, but at this point I might as well just go for the f1.4 since it's the same price...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-28-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By Scottboarding
Richard's Photo Lab has a deal on film right now

Buy 5 rolls get 5% off, buy 10 rolls get 10% off.


https://www.richardphotolab.com/blog/post/sale-film


Just ordered 10 rolls of Portra 400 for cheaper than anywhere else you can get it. The...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,270
Posted By Scottboarding
I don't have any RF examples, but I shoot my...

I don't have any RF examples, but I shoot my friends skateboarding and always use manual focus regardless of the camera I use. The key is to set focus on where you think the action is going to be and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,745
Posted By Scottboarding
If you want a 35mm and can't afford the f1.4...

If you want a 35mm and can't afford the f1.4 version, the original f2 (non IS) is a great lens. I didn't feel the need for the 1.4 or IS back when I shot Canon so I went with the original and I was...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-30-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 4,405
Posted By Scottboarding
Yup, DSLR scans. Next time I set it up I can take...

Yup, DSLR scans. Next time I set it up I can take some photos to show the setup, but for now I'll do my best to describe it. I bought a light table similar to those that you view slides on which...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-29-2019
Replies: 668
Views: 51,831
Posted By Scottboarding
Massive thank you to Huss for helping me get...

Massive thank you to Huss for helping me get started with camera scanning! Here's some of my first results. Scanned with a Nikon D750 and 60mm f2.8d...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-29-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 4,405
Posted By Scottboarding
The new update is phenomenal! The frontier LUT is...

The new update is phenomenal! The frontier LUT is unbelievable and the highlight retention is much better than other inversion software. Here's a few camera scanned images of Portra...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-22-2019
Replies: 668
Views: 51,831
Posted By Scottboarding
Thanks, Huss. My room can get really dark even in...

Thanks, Huss. My room can get really dark even in the middle of the day so my 120 scanning shouldn't be too big of an issue. I arranged a return of my XAs with Amazon which will cover the cost of...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-22-2019
Replies: 668
Views: 51,831
Posted By Scottboarding
Wow that's awesome to hear! I've been fairly...

Wow that's awesome to hear! I've been fairly happy with my 35mm scans on my Pacific Image XAs, but the machine is painfully slow and the AF misses half the time. I'll definitely start camera scanning!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-22-2019
Replies: 668
Views: 51,831
Posted By Scottboarding
Thanks guys! I do have Negative Lab Pro so I'm...

Thanks guys! I do have Negative Lab Pro so I'm set there. I'll look into the 60mm 2.8D instead of the tubes. The copy stand sound interesting, and I never even thought about that. Would you say that...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-21-2019
Replies: 668
Views: 51,831
Posted By Scottboarding
My v550 bit the dust, and I'm realizing now that...

My v550 bit the dust, and I'm realizing now that it wouldn't be much more expensive to buy the gear for a camera scan setup rather than replace the v600. I'm planning on using it for 6x6 to start,...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-12-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 3,118
Posted By Scottboarding
Depending on the price I'll buy this just to have...

Depending on the price I'll buy this just to have a digital camera to use my Zeiss 50mm ZM on. The original Sony a7 is the cheapest, but I've heard not so great things about it. Depending on how well...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 3,415
Posted By Scottboarding
That could easily be added to any mirrorless...

That could easily be added to any mirrorless camera with an electronic shutter mode! That would be purely a software thing so just add it into the next firmware update and we're good to go. I would...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 3,415
Posted By Scottboarding
I would love a Leica (or other RF) with a...

I would love a Leica (or other RF) with a viewfinder similar in design to the X-pro and X100 series OVF. The glass and RF patch can be as they usually are, but allow for electronic overlay of the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Scottboarding
My recommendation would be a Plustek 8200i and...

My recommendation would be a Plustek 8200i and purchasing Vuescan with it. I own the 8100 which is the same scanner just without the infrared scanner (which I miss dearly for color) and I never cared...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-04-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 3,195
Posted By Scottboarding
Exactly. Did he read into the lens in the...

Exactly. Did he read into the lens in the slightest? That's the main headline of the lens description on every site I've seen it on.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-24-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,762
Posted By Scottboarding
I've bought a fair amount of stuff from Japan...

I've bought a fair amount of stuff from Japan with no issues, but I have definitely learned to ignore the titles. My first issue is: how am I expected to know the different of Excellent+++++++ with...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-24-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,669
Posted By Scottboarding
I owened the Canon 50mm f1.8 LTM when I first...

I owened the Canon 50mm f1.8 LTM when I first bought my Canon P. It was great; small and lightweight, the f1.8 was almost never necessary. My copy had some pretty bad coating damage, so when I went...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-14-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Scottboarding
A lot of this is far beyond my knowledge, but I...

A lot of this is far beyond my knowledge, but I can partly answer question 1. I don't use a flatbed scanner, but on my Plustek 8100 the crop does not effect exposure or anything with a linear raw...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-13-2019
Replies: 133
Views: 16,723
Posted By Scottboarding
Version 1.3 is coming soon! It looks like it'll...

Version 1.3 is coming soon! It looks like it'll be drastically better for film scanners which will be great because I had some really weird results on some of my recent Portra 160 images.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-06-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,392
Posted By Scottboarding
Nate is still working on the different scanner...

Nate is still working on the different scanner profiles, but here's all of the ones currently available:...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,392
Posted By Scottboarding
I love my Plustek 8100. It's the same scanner as...

I love my Plustek 8100. It's the same scanner as the 8200i, just without the infrared cleaning (which doesn't work on BW). Vuescan is fantastic, and there's a scanner profile for it for Negative Lab...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-04-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,176
Posted By Scottboarding
Not spherical is generally what comes to mind :D

Not spherical is generally what comes to mind :D
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-02-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1,642
Posted By Scottboarding
Try out True Grain 2. It overlays real film grain...

Try out True Grain 2. It overlays real film grain over your image, and does a tone curve and color luminescence adjustments to replicate different black and white films. After you edit it in True...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2019
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,812
Posted By Scottboarding
I bought a Leica M2 off KEH last night. As lame...

I bought a Leica M2 off KEH last night. As lame as it may sound, it was a super surreal moment for me. I've wanted one for years now and I finally was able to buy one! I work part time minimum wage...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,875
Posted By Scottboarding
I just got my AA (Associates in Arts) earlier...

I just got my AA (Associates in Arts) earlier this month so santa got me a mint condition Nikon F3hp as well as a DW-3 waist level finder (not pictured)


...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-12-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,040
Posted By Scottboarding
Thank you! $80 seems like a great deal, plus it's...

Thank you! $80 seems like a great deal, plus it's much cheaper than buying an entire new scanner! I bookmarked it and will buy it the same time I buy the Fuji.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-12-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,040
Posted By Scottboarding
Thank you all so much, I didn't expect to get...

Thank you all so much, I didn't expect to get this many replies! For now I'll stick with my Epson and look into getting glass holders and see how that goes. Thanks everyone!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-11-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,040
Posted By Scottboarding
Planning on getting my first medium format camera; need help with scanning!

I've finally decided that I'm going to buy a medium format camera (Fuji GW690iii most likely) but I'm not sure how to go about scanning the negatives. I currently have a Plustek 8100 for 35mm and I'm...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-07-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By Scottboarding
Best Canon RF for 50mm?

I've been shooting with a Canon P (my first rangefinder yay!) and while I like it, I'm not super happy with the viewfinder. My Canon 50mm f1.4 blocks a noticeable part of the 50mm frame line, and...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-02-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,254
Posted By Scottboarding
That's one of the biggest thing that bothers me...

That's one of the biggest thing that bothers me about him. Fujifilm is a business and businesses have to make money. If they're losing money on something, or barely profiting off of it, then it's in...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-24-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 2,464
Posted By Scottboarding
I'm extremely happy with my Plustek 8100 and...

I'm extremely happy with my Plustek 8100 and vuescan. Gives very high quality results unlike my old Epson V550 (for 35mm) and I prefer the color I get from it over the old Noritsu scans I was getting...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By Scottboarding
Look at the Yelp reviews for Rocky Mountain. The...

Look at the Yelp reviews for Rocky Mountain. The seem to just take your money and never do anything with your film. No customer service or anything. Really sad to read the reviews from people who...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-14-2018
Replies: 133
Views: 16,723
Posted By Scottboarding
Awesome! I imagine it's fairly difficult to make...

Awesome! I imagine it's fairly difficult to make everything so thank you for all of the hard work!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-14-2018
Replies: 133
Views: 16,723
Posted By Scottboarding
When you say better scanner calibration, does...

When you say better scanner calibration, does that mean people using film scanners will be able to use the Noritsu and Frontier modes with the same results as scanning with a camera? I really enjoy...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-29-2018
Replies: 133
Views: 16,723
Posted By Scottboarding
Interesting, I had no idea how it worked, just...

Interesting, I had no idea how it worked, just saw that they could be applied to my film scans. I also notice that, despite not having the camera profile, I can choose Noritsu or Frontier and the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-29-2018
Replies: 133
Views: 16,723
Posted By Scottboarding
Bought it and love it! I do have one suggestion...

Bought it and love it! I do have one suggestion though!

In the new Lightrooms you're able to apply what is basically a LUT on any raw file regardless of what camera you use (just as long as it's a...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-13-2018
Replies: 133
Views: 16,723
Posted By Scottboarding
Just downloaded the trial and tried it on some...

Just downloaded the trial and tried it on some Portra 400 and Agfa Vista 200. Both scanned raw in Silverfast. I like it a lot! Still not sure if I'm going to buy it, but it is quite nice.

Portra...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-08-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By Scottboarding
I was just going to post this. I got a 53in and...

I was just going to post this. I got a 53in and use it as a cross body strap on my Canon P. Highly recommend it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2018
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,438
Posted By Scottboarding
Practicing home scanning with a Plustek 8100....

Practicing home scanning with a Plustek 8100.

Portra 400:
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1938/44852171511_e3e22ddfb7_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bkr6XV)
Portra 400 (12) (https://flic.kr/p/2bkr6XV)...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-19-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 3,878
Posted By Scottboarding
I've used The FIND Lab a lot and they're really...

I've used The FIND Lab a lot and they're really wonderful. $12 for basic scans and they always come out great. Your best bet for all of the information is to choose the Noritsu, low contrast, and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 2,319
Posted By Scottboarding
The 50mm f1.2 looks ridiculously sharp. Some of...

The 50mm f1.2 looks ridiculously sharp. Some of those portraits seemed like they would be better off with a softer lens.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By Scottboarding
DHL took a week and a half to ship a lens hood...

DHL took a week and a half to ship a lens hood from Las Vegas to my house in Arizona. I have family in Las Vegas and go there a few times a year; the drive is about 5 hours so it's beyond me how it...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-03-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 22,495
Posted By Scottboarding
What I heard was that they patented the term...

What I heard was that they patented the term "snap focus" or something along those lines. Snap Focus is basically just zone focusing which I doubt would be able to patent since it's a technique, not...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-03-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 22,495
Posted By Scottboarding
I wasn't sure how much it typically launched at....

I wasn't sure how much it typically launched at. I bought mine a year and a half ago for $600 which I felt was a great deal. What did the GRii launch at?
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-02-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 22,495
Posted By Scottboarding
If that's true and it's under $700 I will buy it...

If that's true and it's under $700 I will buy it no question. I'm trying to sell my GRii right now because I can't stand shooting with the LCD and I'm frankly not a fan of the color images that come...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2018
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,812
Posted By Scottboarding
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1895/44307220982_d2...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1895/44307220982_d2281b0fe7_n.jpg
Voigtlander VCii came in today! I've had the Canon 50mm f1.4 for almost a month now but haven't had time to shoot it sadly but got out...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-29-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,653
Posted By Scottboarding
I used the Voigtlander 25mm f/0.95 for an entire...

I used the Voigtlander 25mm f/0.95 for an entire two week trip to Europe. It's a really terrific lens! The Oly 25mm and 17mm f1.8 are really solid too. Those are the only three I own but I'm really...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 08-22-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By Scottboarding
I use the E-M5ii which has the same sensor, and...

I use the E-M5ii which has the same sensor, and while the high iso isn't amazing, it's really not as bad as a lot of people make it out to be. I found the following lightroom settings suggested on...
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-15-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 6,041
Posted By Scottboarding
Check out True Grain 2 for when you do have to...

Check out True Grain 2 for when you do have to shoot digital. It's the only way I will shoot digital black and white. It overlays real film grain onto the photo and it looks pretty accurate. I can't...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-15-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By Scottboarding
Sorry totally forgot about the second one. It's...

Sorry totally forgot about the second one. It's the pocket light meter that has given me issues. I've compared it to both Sunny 16 as well as my Nikon FM2n light meter (which I find to be very...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-15-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By Scottboarding
I use Light Meter Wheel the app and I find it to...

I use Light Meter Wheel the app and I find it to be much better than the light meter app posted above. That one is underexposing 1-2 stops on every reading I've taken. I'm pretty good with Sunny 16...
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-09-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
Posted By Scottboarding
That was what I was worried about. Should I be...

That was what I was worried about. Should I be concerned about any other Canon LTM lenses, or is it just this specific lens that has this issue?
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-08-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
Posted By Scottboarding
Shooting a lens with coating damage

Hello!


I purchased a Canon LTM 50mm f1.8ii a few months ago that had a haze issue (so I thought) which caused some blooming on B&W and caused color film to be almost unusable. I took it to a repair...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-20-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 4,405
Posted By Scottboarding
Wow!

I just bought this and all I have to say is wow! I've been getting my film developed and scanned (on a Noritsu) by The FIND Lab at $12, however my local lab does develop only for $7. I started...
Forum: Yashica RF 07-16-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,653
Posted By Scottboarding
Really nice write-up! I was just looking through...

Really nice write-up! I was just looking through your website and noticed that your review of the Canon P was what originally made me purchase one and join this site, so thank you for that!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-14-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,674
Posted By Scottboarding
It has been officially discontinued, sadly....

It has been officially discontinued, sadly. Luckily, it's the same exact film as Fujifilm C200 which as far as I know, is still available (but more expensive).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-12-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,848
Posted By Scottboarding
I absolutely love my Pentax SV, except for the...

I absolutely love my Pentax SV, except for the mirror lock-up function. If you partially press the shutter button (similar to DSLRs when you want to focus) the mirror will lock-up and there is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2018
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,438
Posted By Scottboarding
First color roll (Portra 160) through my Canon P...

First color roll (Portra 160) through my Canon P and Canon LTM 50mm f1.8 II.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/977/41805976221_13e1854e01_z.jpg
(https://flic.kr/p/26Gfyet)939830010012...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-29-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Scottboarding
The same pattern shows up on multiple cameras all...

The same pattern shows up on multiple cameras all in the same place. Roles through my Canon P, Nikon FM2n, and Olympus XA all have the same line in the same spot. I'm going to contact Plustek and get...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-27-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Scottboarding
Weird Line in all Scans

I'm using a Plustek 8100, and I've noticed a line going through top of every (vertical) scan. It's always there, but is most noticeable in the sky as the photos below show. What could be causing...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-27-2018
Replies: 208
Views: 75,511
Posted By Scottboarding
Canon P - Canon LTM 50mm f1.8 II - Ilford HP5 - Plustek 8100

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/947/39932738320_2d7533d233_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23QHHSh)
HP5 (6) (https://flic.kr/p/23QHHSh) by Scott Carr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,905
Posted By Scottboarding
Canon P - Canon LTM 50mm f1.8 II - Ilford HP5 - Plustek 8100

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/947/39932738320_2d7533d233_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23QHHSh)
HP5 (6) (https://flic.kr/p/23QHHSh) by Scott Carr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2018
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,812
Posted By Scottboarding
I have the Plustek 8100 which is the same thing...

I have the Plustek 8100 which is the same thing just without the infrared for dust removal. Quick tip: If you can't get your black and white to look good using the software, scan it as a positive,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2018
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,812
Posted By Scottboarding
Five rolls of Arista EDU Ultra (Fomapan) 400 in...

Five rolls of Arista EDU Ultra (Fomapan) 400 in 35mm. I've never shot this film before so I'm really excited. I paid $3.89 a roll which means it even better for me. If I enjoy it, I think it'll be my...
Forum: Photo Software 03-28-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By Scottboarding
They're really nice! They don't have Ektar...

They're really nice! They don't have Ektar pushed; did you mean Portra pushed? That pack is definitely my favorite. The original Portra is really nice too, but it is a lot more subtle than the pushed...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2018
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,456
Posted By Scottboarding
True Grain 2

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4673/39132596574_96d425b7b0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22C1MAW)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4757/26067518258_6a255b2429_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FHuQZY)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-25-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,973
Posted By Scottboarding
I'd go for a Fujifilm X-Pro1 and 35mm f2. I love...

I'd go for a Fujifilm X-Pro1 and 35mm f2. I love my Olympus E-M1, but the Fujis just look so good! I wouldn't want to run a Fuji and Olympus system, but if someone just gave me $1000, I'd just go for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-24-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,905
Posted By Scottboarding
Second roll through my Canon P. Not sure if it's...

Second roll through my Canon P. Not sure if it's my scanner, or whatever chemicals my lab uses, but I'm just not feeling Tri-X pushed to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-24-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,107
Posted By Scottboarding
I'm the same way, but about 50mm. The only lens I...

I'm the same way, but about 50mm. The only lens I own for my Canon P is a 50mm. For the longest time on my Nikon FM2n I only used a 50mm, with the 28mm coming out on occasion for something different....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2018
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,438
Posted By Scottboarding
Skatepark on a Saturday Nikon FM2n -...

Skatepark on a Saturday

Nikon FM2n - Voigtlander 40mm f2 SLii - Portra 160

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4668/25972801278_29a6e39786_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Fz8oWA)916750010025...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-19-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,905
Posted By Scottboarding
Not actually my most recent roll

It's been over a week now and my local lab still hasn't given me the first roll through my Canon P, so here's the best one from my second most recent roll.

Nikon FM2n - Cosina Voigtlander 40mm f2...
Forum: Travel 01-18-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 3,480
Posted By Scottboarding
I typically go hiking on smaller mountains, and...

I typically go hiking on smaller mountains, and I've found 50mm to be perfect. It's not too wide, but it's also not so tight that you can't fit everything in....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 11,205
Posted By Scottboarding
I'm a huge fan of Kentmere 100. I was looking at...

I'm a huge fan of Kentmere 100. I was looking at cheaper options for black and white films and planned on trying out the 400 speed one, and figured I'd throw in two rolls of the 100 for the heck of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2018
Replies: 44
Views: 3,897
Posted By Scottboarding
Mitakon 25mm

I own the Mitakon 25mm f0.95 for M43 and it's really nice! Surprisingly pretty sharp wide open, and bokeh isn't too distracting or wild. Stopped down to f2 is stupid sharp, and I mostly hangout...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2018
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,438
Posted By Scottboarding
Pre Rangefinder

Nikon FM2n - Nikon Ai 50mm f1.4 - Kodak Portra 400 - Developed and scanned by the fine folks at The FIND Lab
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4714/38987139844_83a93bae0a_z.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2018
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,812
Posted By Scottboarding
Officially joining the forum!

I've dreamt of a Leica and 50mm Summicron. This isn't it exactly, but it's close enough for me, and is about 10% of the price!
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4702/27898123159_81c9cb7e4a_z.jpg...
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