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Forum: Travel 05-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,602
Posted By kossi008
To my knowledge, not directly. But we have the...

To my knowledge, not directly. But we have the "Technische Sammlungen", who have a nice camera collection of all the former manufacturers from Dresden...
Forum: Travel 04-02-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,602
Posted By kossi008
Inofficial meet in Dresden

Just for your info: we are having our little inofficial Euromeet-Spinoff in Dresden this year, from 30-May through 02-June.

3 persons participating so far, everybody is invited to join.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-02-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By kossi008
Fotoimpex does not sell high-end lenses, they...

Fotoimpex does not sell high-end lenses, they specialize in materials.

Try SH photo or AFA Fotoversand... I have bought from both and have had good experience.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-02-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By kossi008
This is why I have sold my 18 mm and am now...

This is why I have sold my 18 mm and am now waiting for the 16mm f/2.8 to come out and replace it. Any update on when it will be available, by the way?
PS: It would actually be a Fujmarit, right?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,710
Posted By kossi008
Ouch! Does this count as inflicting bodily harm?

Ouch! Does this count as inflicting bodily harm?
Forum: Travel 01-11-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By kossi008
Well, I've gone ahead and created some facts for...

Well, I've gone ahead and created some facts for myself to deal with (let's hope my schedule holds):

Hotel and flights are booked, I'll be arriving Saturday afternoon and leaving Monday afternoon....
Forum: Travel 01-02-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By kossi008
I am very interested in attending. Timing still...

I am very interested in attending. Timing still fits with my calendar, so let's hope it stays that way...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-24-2017
Replies: 237
Views: 26,297
Posted By kossi008
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3895/14579728386_46...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3895/14579728386_46a809cb06_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/odmVim)
Gdansk: Ghost harbor (https://flic.kr/p/odmVim) by Georg Erley...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-07-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,856
Posted By kossi008
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4210/34853018190_e7...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4210/34853018190_e7f39aafd8_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/V6QQ3J)
Disconnect (https://flic.kr/p/V6QQ3J) by Georg Erley (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), auf...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-07-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,856
Posted By kossi008
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4271/35199907386_9a...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4271/35199907386_9a2c0e650f_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VCuJ7W)

Rügen (https://flic.kr/p/VCuJ7W) by Georg Erley (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), auf Flickr
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-26-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 4,459
Posted By kossi008
Digisix for me

Digisix for me
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-11-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 25,961
Posted By kossi008
Zeiss Ikon, ZM 35/2, yellow filter, Orwo UN 54 @...

Zeiss Ikon, ZM 35/2, yellow filter, Orwo UN 54 @ Iso64 in Xtol stock:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3728/32424208234_47388f01df_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Rpdxt1)

still growing...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-07-2017
Replies: 75
Views: 10,387
Posted By kossi008
Bingo. I had the same problem with a ZI using...

Bingo. I had the same problem with a ZI using LR44s at -10 °C. Only using the single CR 1/3N ever since...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-16-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 14,194
Posted By kossi008
Didn't vote , as I fall somewhere in the middle...

Didn't vote , as I fall somewhere in the middle between the -900% fun and no problems at all categories...
It did help my decision NOT to buy a Leica 0.72x camera; my solution is the Zeiss...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 4,036
Posted By kossi008
Caffenol-CH has too much KBr for FP4, and this...

Caffenol-CH has too much KBr for FP4, and this brings down the toe. You should really try -CM, or better yet, -CL and semi-stand. I've had some very nice results with FP4 and my own CL-Variant, but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-01-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By kossi008
I made the same observatrion with Potassium...

I made the same observatrion with Potassium Bromide instead of iodined salt: higher iso films react less sensitively to it.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,406
Posted By kossi008
And that, too! :D

And that, too! :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,406
Posted By kossi008
But that's only true for Tri-X right now. All...

But that's only true for Tri-X right now. All other films offer some real savings for bulk rollers. Are those savings worth the hassle? You decide.

For me, that's not really the reason, anyway. I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-01-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,669
Posted By kossi008
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5666/22272675719_5fc...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5666/22272675719_5fc74a2329_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zWahwk)

Stara Bohemia (https://flic.kr/p/zWahwk) by Georg Erley (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), auf...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2016
Replies: 127
Views: 71,414
Posted By kossi008
Yeah, interesting. Someone mentioned Harman...

Yeah, interesting. Someone mentioned Harman Express,so I looked them up for Ilford bulk material, but the price is almost the same as at Macodirect... which is good enough for me at 69 € for a 100 ft...
Forum: Travel 05-08-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
I wish... but nope. By the way, we did not fix a...

I wish... but nope.

By the way, we did not fix a meeting place for Friday night yet. Had been looking at Paolino (suggested by Robert) and an Irish pub (suggested by Janko).

Gesendet von meinem...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-02-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 4,339
Posted By kossi008
I used to have several lenses of my central 3...

I used to have several lenses of my central 3 focal lengths (28, 35, 50), but I forced myself to pare down to one of each.

Feel way better now... until the next GAS attack..
Forum: Travel 05-02-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Good will? I'm grinding my teeth...

Good will? I'm grinding my teeth...
Forum: Travel 05-01-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Yeah, it sucks. My company is a great employer,...

Yeah, it sucks. My company is a great employer, but long-term planning of business trips is not our strength...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,645
Posted By kossi008
Whoever said that Retro 320 would be low in grain...

Whoever said that Retro 320 would be low in grain is bending the truth too far. It is one of the grainiest films yet. I have tried it in 35 mm in 4 different developers and just sold it on..
Forum: Travel 04-28-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Sorry, I had to cancel...

Guys, I am really sorry, but an urgent business trip came up, and I had to cancel my trip to Trieste. I really hate to do this on such short notice, but I had no choice.

Now I can only wish you all...
Forum: Travel 04-27-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
@ robert: Don't know about Chimera di Bacco,...

@ robert: Don't know about Chimera di Bacco, looks too classy for me... :D
Paolino might be a little more down-to-earth...
Forum: Travel 04-26-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Hmmm... I know that some people would probably...

Hmmm... I know that some people would probably scoff at the idea of going to Italy and then meeting in an Irish pub... :D

But hey, why not? Unless there are any insiders here that have a really cool...
Forum: Travel 04-23-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
OK, everybody. It's less than three weeks away...

OK, everybody. It's less than three weeks away now.
Do we want to settle on a place for a Friday night beer?

Who knows the city well enough to make a suggestion?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 4,180
Posted By kossi008
Happens to me all the time. When I'm abroad, I...

Happens to me all the time. When I'm abroad, I "take pictures". Back home, I often find them bland, and I can't go back and repeat.
When around my neighborhood, I "make studies". I can always come...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2016
Replies: 2,009
Views: 303,731
Posted By kossi008
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7494/15465695314_79...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7494/15465695314_79d8f31d2f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pyDJpd)
Chrome rules (https://flic.kr/p/pyDJpd) by Georg Erley (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), auf...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2016
Replies: 2,009
Views: 303,731
Posted By kossi008
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7638/16860282701_cf...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7638/16860282701_cf8e77ffe5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rFTmDk)
Taxi (https://flic.kr/p/rFTmDk) by Georg Erley (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), auf Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2016
Replies: 2,009
Views: 303,731
Posted By kossi008
Vw 1500

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/759/22271827098_f22e976878_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zW5WfW)
VW 1500 (https://flic.kr/p/zW5WfW) by Georg Erley (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), auf Flickr
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-18-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 25,961
Posted By kossi008
Don't knwo about perfect... but pretty damn good?...

Don't knwo about perfect... but pretty damn good? Hell yeah!

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3838/14383043274_d79cfa9ba6_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nUYREJ)
BRN 2013 #7 (https://flic.kr/p/nUYREJ) by...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-08-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,578
Posted By kossi008
I agree with the article exactly up to this...

I agree with the article exactly up to this statement:

"A film emulation mode will never be an end point for anyone that knows anything about the subtleties of black and white, but it can be a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-05-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 1,748
Posted By kossi008
Couldn't have said it better!

Couldn't have said it better!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 7,117
Posted By kossi008
I second that. At the moment thinking of...

I second that. At the moment thinking of switching back from Rollei RPX 100 (Kentmere 100) to FP4...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7583/15901905209_b7849da540_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qecqpt)Old...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,320
Posted By kossi008
For city shooting: Sun coming through dark clouds...

For city shooting: Sun coming through dark clouds after a rain (so the pavement is still wet) would be my absolute favorite. Throw in some mist, and I'm hooked...
Forum: Travel 03-21-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Sounds great. But he is not open on Sundays, so...

Sounds great. But he is not open on Sundays, so maybe Saturday? Or can you get a private "audience" with him?
Forum: Travel 03-20-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Same dates for me... just booked my flights....

Same dates for me... just booked my flights.
Looking forward to it! :D
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-17-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,263
Posted By kossi008
I think you are right, but that's what...

I think you are right, but that's what old-fashioned folks like me call an electronic shutter. This dates back to way before the electronic shutters on modern digital bodies, which concept is simply...
Forum: Travel 03-15-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Most definitely! :D

Most definitely! :D
Forum: Travel 03-14-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Sounds great. I am also aiming for Friday thru...

Sounds great. I am also aiming for Friday thru Monday..
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-14-2016
Replies: 182
Views: 35,777
Posted By kossi008
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1564/24901212354_e7...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1564/24901212354_e734836153_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DWrdTu)
Zum Seppl (https://flic.kr/p/DWrdTu) by Georg Erley (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), auf...
Forum: Travel 03-11-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
14th/15th of May!

Hi everyone,

the poll is closed and we have a clear winner.
Of course eveybody else is still very welcome to join!

See you there,
Georg
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-10-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,364
Posted By kossi008
Thanks for the info. Just managed to stock up on...

Thanks for the info. Just managed to stock up on it for a couple years... this gives me more time to investigate a replacement...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-10-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,364
Posted By kossi008
please move this thread

@ mods:
Sorry, I put this in the wrong sub-forum. Could you move it one step down to "Film / Developing / Chemistry please? Thanks.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-10-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,364
Posted By kossi008
Well, I was not aware of that. Bought some just...

Well, I was not aware of that. Bought some just last year, never knew
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-09-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,364
Posted By kossi008
Emofin off the market?

I got the hint in a German photo magazine, and checked yesterday:

It is not on the Tetenal homepage anymore, and I can't find it on the sites of my two favorite German photo supply specialists...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-09-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By kossi008
Agree... just used this combo last year...

Agree... just used this combo last year...
Forum: Travel 03-09-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
I know, it is not the most convenient weekend for...

I know, it is not the most convenient weekend for me, but I will manage.

Everybody: this is the last reminder: Doodle poll closes Friday
Forum: Travel 03-07-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Reminder: The poll for choosing a weekend is...

Reminder: The poll for choosing a weekend is still open, but I will close it at the end of this week.
Forum: Travel 03-06-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Finally put some pictures online...

... wow, almost 10 months after the event. That's a new record, even for me...

https://flic.kr/s/aHskvyLr7C
Forum: Travel 03-04-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
I think you can get the time down to 2:24, which...

I think you can get the time down to 2:24, which is still too long compared to driving (1:36 according to Google Maps)...
Forum: Travel 03-04-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
He's right, you can fly direct from Prague to...

He's right, you can fly direct from Prague to Venice... :D
Forum: Travel 03-03-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Yes, it's not exactly the center of the world,...

Yes, it's not exactly the center of the world, but that might also make it more interesting...

It's a 9 hour drive from Dresden, by the way... maybe we should have a car pool...?
Forum: Travel 03-02-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Absolutely agree. I will close the poll end of...

Absolutely agree. I will close the poll end of next week, if that is OK with everybody.
Forum: Travel 03-01-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
No problem... next year then. And a friendly...

No problem... next year then.
And a friendly reminder to everybody else... :D
Forum: Travel 03-01-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Yes, well I'm hoping that more people will jump...

Yes, well I'm hoping that more people will jump on yet... but Thomas pointed out last year that I am a hopelss optimist... :D
Forum: Travel 02-28-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
And another bump so more people will notice...

And another bump so more people will notice...
Forum: Travel 02-27-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Another reminder...

Another reminder...
Forum: Travel 02-26-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
Reminder to all: Please let us know who's coming.

Reminder to all:
Please let us know who's coming.
Forum: Travel 02-25-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 8,097
Posted By kossi008
RFF Euromeet 2016 in Trieste, Italy

Hi everybody,

this year, we, the inofficial planning committee, have decided on the place already, and have narrowed down the available weekends to the following four:
30 Apr/1 May
14/15 May
...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-23-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 5,258
Posted By kossi008
+1 on that

+1 on that
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2016
Replies: 631
Views: 95,204
Posted By kossi008
And here's one more, where at least the main...

And here's one more, where at least the main subject is definitely not sharp.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8733/16320950864_7d864d5d64_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qSe95y)Scooters...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2016
Replies: 631
Views: 95,204
Posted By kossi008
Strive yes, but fail gloriously from time to...

Strive yes, but fail gloriously from time to time...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4118/4857648603_8161c47c5f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8pfHG8)
Seifenkistenrennen 1 (https://flic.kr/p/8pfHG8) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,169
Posted By kossi008
Rollei RPX 100 and 400... Very nice films, and...

Rollei RPX 100 and 400...
Very nice films, and really inexpensive. Finer-grained than the Foma equivalents, too.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-07-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,177
Posted By kossi008
That's what I'm doing, camera goes to my local...

That's what I'm doing, camera goes to my local dealer today...
Thanks everybody.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-03-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,774
Posted By kossi008
I find it curious to read statements that RPX 400...

I find it curious to read statements that RPX 400 should be particularly grainy. While I haven't tried it in D76, in Xtol it is rather less grainy than HP 5 in my experience. Xtol is the only...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-28-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,177
Posted By kossi008
I did try cleaning the contacts with some tissue,...

I did try cleaning the contacts with some tissue, but I haven't been using any fluid so far. Maybe I will try that, too.

Thanks for the hints so far.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,177
Posted By kossi008
No, it's been literally lying in my closet for...

No, it's been literally lying in my closet for two weeks.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 2,177
Posted By kossi008
My Bessa R4A just died on me

Two weeks ago I put a film in and advanced it to frame 1. Today I wanted to use it and I got nothing: no LEDs, no shutter action.

Obviously I checked the battery, but after going through 3 of them...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-24-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 6,050
Posted By kossi008
Exactly: Q.E.D. :D

Exactly: Q.E.D. :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 14,315
Posted By kossi008
Shot at 320, which I could not verify given the...

Shot at 320, which I could not verify given the overall too short development time (Zone I exposure came out at logD = 0.03 but then, like I said, Zone VIII was at 0.60!).

No quality problems so...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 14,315
Posted By kossi008
I've shot a first test roll end developed it in...

I've shot a first test roll end developed it in Emofin. Negs came out way too thin (Zone VIII at logD = 0.6), so I would have to do it again with a longer dev time to know more. But I'll probably...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-08-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 5,064
Posted By kossi008
I tried it once, didn't do anything for me. Vowed...

I tried it once, didn't do anything for me. Vowed to be much more careful not to be lured into modern alchemy anymore... :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2015
Replies: 66
Views: 12,691
Posted By kossi008
Don't worry, I just ordered 17 m as well and will...

Don't worry, I just ordered 17 m as well and will post as soon as I have anything, which could take a while. Will test in Emofin and Spur SD2525, most likely... maybe Caffenol later...

Meanwhile,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-08-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 42,976
Posted By kossi008
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2903/14402512684_2b7...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2903/14402512684_2b710bc8dc_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nWGDfd)
Discarded Art (https://flic.kr/p/nWGDfd) by Georg Erley (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), auf...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2015
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,813
Posted By kossi008
100 ft of Orwo UN 54, a bulk loader, and...

100 ft of Orwo UN 54, a bulk loader, and cartridges...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 06-01-2015
Replies: 2,014
Views: 616,429
Posted By kossi008
Yashica Mat, Rollei RPX...

Yashica Mat, Rollei RPX 400:

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7706/17272482324_c94d97fe5c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sjiZeo)
The Path (https://flic.kr/p/sjiZeo) by Georg Erley...
Forum: Travel 06-01-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
And thank you for all those good hints and tips,...

And thank you for all those good hints and tips, Alan.
I really enjoyed the weekend in Heidelberg. Already looking forward to next year...

Now I have some rolls to develop and scan...
Forum: Travel 05-29-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
I can bring the CV 15 mm finder along. As for...

I can bring the CV 15 mm finder along.

As for meeting with those wo don't know me yet: I'll try to put a rangefinder on the table and act conspicuous in every way so you'll be able to identify...
Forum: Travel 05-25-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
I can bring my C-Biogon 21 mm f/4.5 with finder,...

I can bring my C-Biogon 21 mm f/4.5 with finder, but be aware that this lens is not considered M9-compatible... I mean it fits, but you will get soft corners and horrble color shifts, from what I...
Forum: Travel 05-24-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Meeting Points

Friday evening (say, 7 p.m.) Zum Seppl (on Markplatz)

Saturday morning: 10 a.m. Cafe Gundel (Hauptstraße 212)

Are these OK with everyone?
Forum: Travel 05-18-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
What can I say? I'm an optimist (as you pointed...

What can I say? I'm an optimist (as you pointed out), but I'm not naive enough to think that everybody on the list will actually show up... I'm hoping for 50% or so... :D
Forum: Travel 05-15-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Only two weeks now

The time is getting closer, everyone, and therefore I would like to prepare the list of contacts, so that we can find each other when we are on location. This list will be sent to all participants by...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-12-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,413
Posted By kossi008
What's funny about this? That's what I expected,...

What's funny about this? That's what I expected, but it is not the original question. The 40 mm @ 0.8 m would be the setting to be compared to the 35 mm @ 0.7 m (and the 50 mm at 1.0 m).

And as...
Forum: Travel 05-10-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Well, I hope we have that base covered with Cafe...

Well, I hope we have that base covered with Cafe Gundel. Don't know about cool, but it does have the official "RFF Member Approved" stamp... ;-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2015
Replies: 72
Views: 9,708
Posted By kossi008
Congratulations on the exhibition, Lawrence,...

Congratulations on the exhibition, Lawrence, great work. Hope it's a success!

And great pictures from everybody else, too, in this thread! I especially like Lynn's shot of the boat and...
Forum: Travel 05-07-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
I'm also looking for a good place to have a beer...

I'm also looking for a good place to have a beer (or wine, and dinner) on Friday night, preferably with the option to sit outside...

So far I've been looking on Tripadvisor, but do the locals have...
Forum: Travel 05-07-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Google Map

I'm trying to slap something together, but I haven't done it for a while, so bear with me...

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=z9xPDr8oyEUo.k9t9-N3eUrt0

PS: I've just been putting down your...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-06-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By kossi008
Don't forget that the 50 Planar and 35 Biogon are...

Don't forget that the 50 Planar and 35 Biogon are both longer than the 50 C-Sonnar (but also a bit thinner)...

I am also assuming that you are asking specifically about the R3A - almost everything...
Forum: Travel 05-04-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
The good thing about being an optimist is that...

The good thing about being an optimist is that you are not easily thrown off course by pessimists and realists... :D
Forum: Travel 05-04-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Me too. So, beer on Friday evening? :D

Me too. So, beer on Friday evening? :D
Forum: Travel 05-03-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Don't worry about the quiet phase here, there...

Don't worry about the quiet phase here, there simply isn't that much to discuss right now.

We have 8 voters which I'm hoping will all attend plus 2 to 3 extra people jumping the wagon after he vote...
Forum: Travel 04-27-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Thanks for the hints... just keep them coming.

Thanks for the hints... just keep them coming.
Forum: Travel 04-22-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Sounds great! And they open in time for...

Sounds great! And they open in time for breakfast, too.
Forum: Travel 04-17-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Wow, cool. Welcome back to the fold. Somehow, we...

Wow, cool. Welcome back to the fold.
Somehow, we seem to have the opposite effect of last year...
Forum: Travel 04-12-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Done. And I still have your contact data from the...

Done. And I still have your contact data from the Prague meet... :D
Forum: Travel 04-10-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
By the way, I've sorted out my travel plans and...

By the way, I've sorted out my travel plans and booked my hotel.
I will be arriving Friday around 5 pm and leaving Sunday around 4 pm. My contact details will follow by PM...
Forum: Travel 04-10-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Oh yes, thanks for the hint. I tend to be unaware...

Oh yes, thanks for the hint. I tend to be unaware of options not available to me (nothing flies from Dresden to Frankfurt-Hahn)...
Forum: Travel 04-09-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
Yes, thanks for the tips, axiom. I'm sure we will...

Yes, thanks for the tips, axiom. I'm sure we will explore at least some of these options.

As for javabean's other questions:

I will be taking the train to Heidelberg, but it does depend on where...
Forum: Travel 04-07-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 8,406
Posted By kossi008
RFF Euromeet 2015 - Heidelberg, May 30th/31st

This is the new thread for the Euromeet, now that we finally have a destination and time slot. So let's post all information of general interest here.

The list of people who have voted for this...
Forum: Travel 04-07-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
OK, so we have a winner: The RFF Euromeet will...

OK, so we have a winner:

The RFF Euromeet will take place in Heidelberg, on the weekend of 30th/31st May. I will shortly open up a new thread for organizing the meet.
Forum: Travel 04-06-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Final Boarding Call... :D

Final Boarding Call... :D
Forum: Travel 04-06-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Come on guys... this poll ends tomorrow morning!

Come on guys... this poll ends tomorrow morning!
Forum: Travel 04-06-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
The vote is going into its final day - and we are...

The vote is going into its final day - and we are still tied.
Please vote now...
Forum: Travel 04-05-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
And push...

And push...
Forum: Travel 04-05-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Another push...

Another push...
Forum: Travel 04-05-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Vote, vote, vote... only two more days!

Vote, vote, vote... only two more days!
Forum: Travel 04-04-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
I see a lot of people voting on the first...

I see a lot of people voting on the first where/when threads have not voted here yet.
Friendly reminder: this poll ends Tuesday!
Forum: Travel 04-03-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Another push!

Another push!
Forum: Travel 04-03-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
And push again.

And push again.
Forum: Travel 04-03-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Push. Vote, vote, vote...

Push. Vote, vote, vote...
Forum: Travel 04-02-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Another push. This poll ends next tuesday!

Another push. This poll ends next tuesday!
Forum: Travel 04-01-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
And again, please vote! Sorry to repeat myself...

And again, please vote! Sorry to repeat myself...
Forum: Travel 04-01-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
No problem. Everybody else, please vote! :D

No problem. Everybody else, please vote! :D
Forum: Travel 04-01-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Thanks, still better than the wrong result.

Thanks, still better than the wrong result.
Forum: Travel 03-31-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
@ MODS: Sorry, I screwed up again. I voted...

@ MODS: Sorry, I screwed up again.
I voted options 2 and 4, but meant to vote 2 and 6. Can you please correct that? Thank you!
Forum: Travel 03-31-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Vote, vote, vote...

Vote, vote, vote...
Forum: Travel 03-31-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Please vote, everybody

Please vote, everybody
Forum: Travel 03-31-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Great, thanks!

Great, thanks!
Forum: Travel 03-30-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 3,159
Posted By kossi008
Euromeet 2015 - Final Decision

OK, guys... after one user changed his vote, we are tied with respect to place, with one close runner-up:
Lisbon came out at 8 votes
Heidelberg came out at 8 votes
Vienna came out at 7...
Forum: Travel 03-30-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
@ MODS: Please close this poll. Thank you! (And...

@ MODS:

Please close this poll. Thank you!

(And yes, next time I will use the close date option...)
Forum: Travel 03-30-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
@ MODS: Could you please close the poll in this...

@ MODS:

Could you please close the poll in this thread?
And would it actually be possible to move one vote (user 6x7) from Lisbon to Vienna?

Thank you!
Forum: Travel 03-29-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
I agree, and will start the new poll off today....

I agree, and will start the new poll off today.

What do you guys think? One week or two weeks for the final voting? I am tending towards one week, because the first possible time slot is coming up...
Forum: Travel 03-29-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Well, that makes it officially a tie between...

Well, that makes it officially a tie between Lisbon and Heidelberg (8 votes each), with Vienna coming up a close second (7 votes).
Forum: RFF Polls 03-29-2015
Replies: 145
Views: 67,134
Posted By kossi008
Biogon 35/2 Planar 50/2 (I do own a 35/2.5...

Biogon 35/2
Planar 50/2

(I do own a 35/2.5 Skopar, but that's for compactness. If I only got to keep one 35 and one 50, those above would be it)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 8,809
Posted By kossi008
Whoa - that's my dream kit! Only I would make it...

Whoa - that's my dream kit! Only I would make it an MP 0.58x...

PS: Not that I'm unhappy with my Zeiss Ikon and Zeiss/Voigtländer lenses... but you postulated one kit for the rest of my life. And I...
Forum: Travel 03-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
Again, we are still missing a lot of "when"...

Again, we are still missing a lot of "when" votes!
Only four more days to vote on this!
Forum: Travel 03-27-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
That's what I am thinking of doing, actually. But...

That's what I am thinking of doing, actually. But we should give people some more days to finish this one.

Because we are almost tied with respect to both place and time, I was thinking of giving 4...
Forum: Travel 03-27-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
So far we have 32 votes, but still almost a tie...

So far we have 32 votes, but still almost a tie between the two leading options, Lisbon and Heidelberg.

I do think we should close this poll by the end of the month in order to give people enough...
Forum: Travel 03-27-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
Bump. Unless I hear any objections, I will close...

Bump.
Unless I hear any objections, I will close this poll by the end of the month, so that we can secure some affordable air fares/train tickets/whatever.
So please put in your votes now.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 10,162
Posted By kossi008
Well I'm still shocked. In my opinion, there is a...

Well I'm still shocked. In my opinion, there is a *big* difference between just sending out negs and having them destroyed.

Good thing I still have my local store with in-house developing for...
Forum: Travel 03-26-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
It's almost a tie between Lisbon (8 votes) and...

It's almost a tie between Lisbon (8 votes) and Heidelberg (7 votes), so please put in more votes if you are thinking of going and have not voted yet...
Forum: Travel 03-26-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
We almost have a tie, so please vote!

We almost have a tie, so please vote!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-25-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 10,162
Posted By kossi008
Oof. That hurt! How can they do this? I'm stunned.

Oof. That hurt!
How can they do this? I'm stunned.
Forum: Travel 03-23-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
Right now it looks like May 30th/31st, but May...

Right now it looks like May 30th/31st, but May 2nd/3rd is only one vote behind...

Same goes for the "where" poll, where Heidelberg is closing up on Lisbon.

My suggestion would be to leave both...
Forum: Travel 03-23-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
I appreciate your thoughts, but we are running...

I appreciate your thoughts, but we are running pretty late already, and I wanted to get this off the starting block.

When I started the actual poll, there had been no voices for either Rome or...
Forum: Travel 03-20-2015
Replies: 898
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 115,583
Posted By kossi008
Yes, it's a deal. Note to all locals: this is...

Yes, it's a deal. Note to all locals: this is where it's at! :D
Forum: Travel 03-19-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
Please vote when. (Sorry if I keep repeating...

Please vote when.
(Sorry if I keep repeating myself)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-19-2015
Replies: 825
Views: 167,201
Posted By kossi008
Yes! Same for the 28/3.5! That and the...

Yes! Same for the 28/3.5! That and the above-mentioned 50/2.5 would be my absolute light-and-tiny dream combo!

And please issue everything in black and chrome, while you're at it... (now positively...
Forum: Travel 03-18-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By kossi008
Would love to, but I'm in Berlin that Sunday...

Would love to, but I'm in Berlin that Sunday...
Forum: Travel 03-18-2015
Replies: 898
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 115,583
Posted By kossi008
Well then we have four hours before you walk back...

Well then we have four hours before you walk back to the Hbf (which you don't even have to, could ride the S-Bahn for one stop).

So, no problem, right?
Forum: Travel 03-17-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
Push: Dear "where" voters, please also vote...

Push: Dear "where" voters, please also vote "when" above...
Forum: Travel 03-17-2015
Replies: 898
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 115,583
Posted By kossi008
Most definitely. Will arrive around 10:00 a.m....

Most definitely. Will arrive around 10:00 a.m. How about this place?
http://www.zimtundzucker.com/

According to Google Maps, it's about 20 min from the Hbf...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-17-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By kossi008
To take this totally off-topic, I have read...

To take this totally off-topic, I have read somewhere that "Made in Germany" was originally used in the UK as a kind of warning label, though not warning about the quality but about the potentially...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-17-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 4,974
Posted By kossi008
Better yet, get a replacement. Nothing makes lost...

Better yet, get a replacement. Nothing makes lost stuff show up faster...
Forum: Travel 03-16-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By kossi008
Well, I will be in the city only on Sunday,...

Well, I will be in the city only on Sunday, together with a friend. Hoping to catch the Czech guys (and whoever else is coming) for a late breakfast / extra coffee somewhere before we go to the...
Forum: Travel 03-15-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
OK, thanks for the info. But that's still at...

OK, thanks for the info. But that's still at least 7 people who have voted where but not when...
Forum: Travel 03-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
Bump - we are missing at least 8 "when"...

Bump - we are missing at least 8 "when" votes...
(14 votes in "where", 6 votes in "when")
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-12-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 7,179
Posted By kossi008
Well they did not make their point very well, and...

Well they did not make their point very well, and they did not mention that you actually give half of your DOF away if you focus to infinity (instead of the hyperfocal distance).

But then, focusing...
Forum: Travel 03-12-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,139
Posted By kossi008
Documentarian (of course) But I had to cheat,...

Documentarian (of course)

But I had to cheat, because on some questions, none of the five answers really fit me...
Forum: Travel 03-11-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
Bump - don't forget the "when" please.

Bump - don't forget the "when" please.
Forum: Travel 03-11-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Again, please also vote for all available...

Again, please also vote for all available weekends in this other poll:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=147873

(I am bringing this up because we now have 10 "where"...
Forum: Travel 03-11-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
Oh yeah, and here is the...

Oh yeah, and here is the "where"-thread:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=147407
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-11-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By kossi008
Oh wow... I must have missed the original post of...

Oh wow... I must have missed the original post of two years ago...
And I noticed the actual disapperance of RxA models from the shelves just now...

Thanks for clarifying. And a shame, also for the...
Forum: Travel 03-11-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By kossi008
Euromeet 2015 - when?

This is the second part of the decision poll:
Which weekend would be the best? This one is multiple choice, so please check all the weekends on which you are available.

I had to make a choice of 12...
Forum: Travel 03-11-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
OK, we will try that then. I have added a poll to...

OK, we will try that then. I have added a poll to this thread giving a choice of all cities that have received any votes so far.
I have not made it multiple choice (for reasons of fairness), so...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-10-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By kossi008
R2/3/4A discontinued?

Not to spread any rumors here, but I noticed that on web sites of German photo dealers, R2/3/4A cameras have all but disappeared; also, on the official Voigtländer Germany site, only the R2/3/4M...
Forum: Travel 03-10-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
All right, this brings the curent total...

All right, this brings the curent total to:

cities with (preliminary) votes:
Lisbon, Portugal (5.25 votes)
Heidelberg, Germany (2 vote)
Vienna, Austria ...
Forum: Travel 03-10-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
I am kind of torn between (a) having a poll...

I am kind of torn between
(a) having a poll right now (in order to get things moving and give people a chance to secure some low fares) and
(b) waiting a bit more for more people to notice this...
Forum: Travel 03-09-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Another update - please provide feedback

cities with (preliminary) votes:
Lisbon, Portugal (4.25 votes)
Heidelberg, Germany (2 vote)
Vienna, Austria (1.25 votes)
Malta, Malta ...
Forum: Travel 03-07-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
bump (talking about feedback...)

bump (talking about feedback...)
Forum: Travel 03-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By kossi008
And sorry for not making this clear enough. This...

And sorry for not making this clear enough. This is not the actual Euromeet!

For the actual one, we are still collecting suggestions for places and...
Forum: Travel 03-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By kossi008
Yes, I know... I did name it Euromeet Lite, but...

Yes, I know... I did name it Euromeet Lite, but that seems to be lost on most readers... my bad.

Also, the slow response to the actual Euromeet thread makes me think that this Berlin trip might well...
Forum: Travel 03-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By kossi008
Make sure to drop a note if you actually make it...

Make sure to drop a note if you actually make it to Dresden, maybe we can meet up if you like...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-05-2015
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,813
Posted By kossi008
Two more Voigtländer M39 to M adapters with 28/90...

Two more Voigtländer M39 to M adapters with 28/90 framelines to replace the cheap ones I have that are not the correct thickness...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-05-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,148
Posted By kossi008
For leisure travel, my absolute minimum kit would...

For leisure travel, my absolute minimum kit would be:
Zeiss Ikon with CV 28/3.5 and ZM 50/2

For a serious photography trip:
ZM 21/4.5, CV 35/2.5, CV 75/2.5 (more spread),
or alternatively:
ZM...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-05-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 8,798
Posted By kossi008
Had mine since 2010 (Limited Edition Silver). A...

Had mine since 2010 (Limited Edition Silver). A couple of minor issues (screws working loose, eyepiece liekwise, and the advance lever getting stuck during a film change), but nothing serious at...
Forum: Travel 03-03-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Updated List of Cities:

cities with (preliminary) votes:
Lisbon, Portugal (3.25 votes)
Malta, Malta (1 vote)
St.Petersburg, Russia (1 vote)
Heidelberg, Germany (1...
Forum: Travel 03-02-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Berlin meet split off

Hi folks, I have split off the Euromeet lite in Berlin to an extra thread, please see here:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=147724

Now, this means we can concentrate on the...
Forum: Travel 03-02-2015
Replies: 898
Poll: Berlin?
Views: 115,583
Posted By kossi008
Mini-Euromeet? Any Berliners?

Please see here:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=147724
Forum: Travel 03-02-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By kossi008
Arrow Euromeet lite 2015 (not the actual Euromeet) - Berlin 20-22 March

Since this one seems to be taking place anyway, I have taken the liberty of creating this separate thread for it.

So, who is up for this? So far we have positive feedback from the following...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-02-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,285
Posted By kossi008
The point is: all of the adapters are *about* 1...

The point is: all of the adapters are *about* 1 mm, but it needs to be *exactly* 1 mm.

Too thick, and you won't be able to focus at infinity. Too thin, and you will be able to go beyond infinity...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2015
Replies: 167
Views: 29,145
Posted By kossi008
Same for me. Last year, I put 59 rolls total...

Same for me. Last year, I put 59 rolls total through all of my cameras.
For me, that's a lot. :D
Forum: Travel 02-18-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
My words exactly. Also, please feel free to...

My words exactly.

Also, please feel free to suggest other cities that are not on the list yet...
Forum: Travel 02-18-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Push. No one has any input on this?

Push.
No one has any input on this?
Forum: Travel 02-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
OK, thanks or clarifying this; I just couldn't...

OK, thanks or clarifying this; I just couldn't find any reference here on RFF doing a quick search. Taking out the question mark. :D
Forum: Travel 02-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
That makes five possible attendees for...

That makes five possible attendees for Berlin.

But let's keep the discussion open... I am guessing many people need more advance planning... and Berlin has been done before, I gather?

PS: I am not...
Forum: Travel 02-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Hmmm... intriguing, as that weekend is still free...

Hmmm... intriguing, as that weekend is still free for me, astonishingly. But like I said, very short notice. So I am guessing that this might become a side event with fewer people being able to...
Forum: Travel 02-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Thanks, I filled it in but left the question mark...

Thanks, I filled it in but left the question mark for now...
Forum: Travel 02-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Suggested locations from last year(s), in no...

Suggested locations from last year(s), in no particular order:

Stockholm, Sweden
Vilnius, Lithuania
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Forum: Travel 02-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Past locations (let's not go there again?): 2007...

Past locations (let's not go there again?):

2007 Paris
2008 Berlin
2009 Barcelona
2010 Florence
2011 London
2012 Istanbul
2013 Prague
2014 Gdansk
Forum: Travel 02-17-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 8,233
Posted By kossi008
Arrow Euromeet 2015 - where?

Let me be the one who kicks it off then...
I suggest we start gathering ideas first, then try to generate an overview later... not that it worked that well last year... :cool:

Where do we want to go...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-08-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,180
Posted By kossi008
I don't really think a title makes a picture more...

I don't really think a title makes a picture more or less effective. To me, titles are afterthoughts. Nevertheless, I do try to convey my associations when titling my pictures. Sometimes, I guess I...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-26-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By kossi008
I found the meter of the ZI to be more sensitive...

I found the meter of the ZI to be more sensitive to bright spots than some others. So when I do night photography, I really try to pay attention where I'm metering.

Also, Delta 3200 at 3200 is quite...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-23-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 6,728
Posted By kossi008
Yes it is! ... Nah, just kidding. Mine just came...

Yes it is! ... Nah, just kidding. Mine just came back from an inspection by Zeiss Oberkochen, because the film advance lever was completeley stuck after a film change. They solved the problem by...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-23-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By kossi008
+1 to what sevo said. When I shoot CMS 20 and use...

+1 to what sevo said. When I shoot CMS 20 and use the camera meter on my Ikon or Bessa, I just shoot at Iso 25/15°. If IÄm being picky that day, I set my Ikon to +1/3 when using automatic, but I've...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-22-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 13,002
Posted By kossi008
a) minimum focus? b) sharpness?

a) minimum focus?
b) sharpness?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2015
Replies: 211
Views: 59,364
Posted By kossi008
What? Where's the "neither" button? :D OK, OK,...

What? Where's the "neither" button? :D
OK, OK, Xtol, but only because I know it... but your poll seems rather limiting...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 9,118
Posted By kossi008
I wanna play,...

I wanna play, too:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2525/3678575299_36930399f2_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6B4Eh4)
Entspannen (https://flic.kr/p/6B4Eh4) by Georg Erley...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-18-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 16,063
Posted By kossi008
It's my perfect 3 lens combo. I happened into a...

It's my perfect 3 lens combo. I happened into a Bessa R on eBay that came with this set of lenses (CV 21/4, 35/1.7, and 75/2.5), and it was just *the* perfect entry point into rangefinders for me. At...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-14-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,701
Posted By kossi008
Like I've said elsewhere: Xtol stock works even...

Like I've said elsewhere: Xtol stock works even better. Well, it does give you finer grain at least.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 5,180
Posted By kossi008
Wow. And I start worrying when my backlog exceeds...

Wow. And I start worrying when my backlog exceeds five rolls...
Thanks for putting things in perspective for me! :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-12-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 6,115
Posted By kossi008
Hi Lawrence, to introduce another angle, do you...

Hi Lawrence, to introduce another angle, do you want to push occasionally?
I once did a comparison for EI 1600, and while TMY2 is finer-grained than TX at EI 400 in Xtol 1+1, the opposite was true...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-12-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,082
Posted By kossi008
You could have had mine, it didn't work its magic...

You could have had mine, it didn't work its magic for me... back to Emofin for now...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-09-2015
Replies: 392
Views: 67,155
Posted By kossi008
A combination of answers 1,2, and 4: For what I...

A combination of answers 1,2, and 4:
For what I do with digital, a digital M is way too expensive. Even a used M8...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,082
Posted By kossi008
OK, I should have clarified: When I said...

OK, I should have clarified: When I said half-minute agitation, I meant one inversion of the tank every half minute.I don't think that will make a big difference to your agitation regime.

Not that I...
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