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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Sweet.....

Sweet.....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Larry Cloetta
That looks significantly worse than mine, but...

That looks significantly worse than mine, but hard to tell the depth of the crinkles from the photo, and hard to know if it will perform perfectly without running some film through it. Might be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,856
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Time for me to do a different dog, perhaps.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,885
Posted By Larry Cloetta
That’s funny. I wish I’d taken that one.

That’s funny. I wish I’d taken that one.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 5 Days Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,712
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I know, my comment was a joke, of sorts. Ektar is...

I know, my comment was a joke, of sorts. Ektar is going to look like Ektar and 400H is going to look like 400H and never the twain shall meet, but you always know exactly what “color balance” you are...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,856
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Nikon S2 50 F/1.5 C-Sonnar HP5 in HC110
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 6 Days Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,712
Posted By Larry Cloetta
With film, the color balance is never wrong.

With film, the color balance is never wrong.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 6 Days Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,712
Posted By Larry Cloetta
And you really don't even need to do that. APUG...

And you really don't even need to do that.

APUG is https://www.photrio.com/forum/home now.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 6 Days Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,712
Posted By Larry Cloetta
No harder than it ever was, not really, and no...

No harder than it ever was, not really, and no less rewarding. People seem to be more easily than ever put off by small inconveniences. But, if film is tooooooo haaaaaarrrrd, there’s always a digital...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Enjoyed that, thanks!

Enjoyed that, thanks!
Forum: Optics Theory - 1 Week Ago
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Views: 1,741,999
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Must be getting close to peak creamy bokeh. Sure to irritate...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,688
Posted By Larry Cloetta
15degC doesn’t seem all that low to me, though...

15degC doesn’t seem all that low to me, though perhaps your home got well below that. Outdoor temps here will often hit 20 F degrees below zero in the winter so the room where my developers are...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,885
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks, Charles. Some days I wish I just had my...

Thanks, Charles. Some days I wish I just had my Brownie back again instead of all these ASPH things. That, and elephants showing up on the edge of town some Saturday morning.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,885
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Circus comes to a small town 1963
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Brambling, Pioneer, really nice shots.

Brambling, Pioneer, really nice shots.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By Larry Cloetta
One more reason to drive.

One more reason to drive.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 613
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Don’t give up just yet. You already have most of...

Don’t give up just yet. You already have most of the bases covered, as described in your first post. Over and above what you already mentioned, I have found that these reels are much easier to load...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,104
Posted By Larry Cloetta
That’s the spirit! Makes perfect sense to me,...

That’s the spirit! Makes perfect sense to me, just do it!
(Says the King of the rationalizers.) I love it when something comes along that makes the thing I couldn’t afford yesterday seem like a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,104
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Well.........the beauty of the Z cameras might be...

Well.........the beauty of the Z cameras might be different things to different people. Nikon thinks that the beauty of the Z system is the new mount and the lens design benefits that brings....
Forum: Zeiss Contax 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Larry Cloetta
That’s wild.

That’s wild.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,856
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Konica Hexanon AR 58mm F/1.2 Z7
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,104
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I thought you just bought a Linhof Master...

I thought you just bought a Linhof Master Technika 4x5, as per the "what have you just bought" thread. That just might be better than an M10 Monochrom anyway:)
In the meantime, congrats on the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,104
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Leica M10 Monochrom 41 MP

https://leicarumors.com/2019/10/30/confirmed-leica-m10-monochrom-will-be-released-in-2020-with-a-new-41mp-sensor.aspx/

Nobody’s weighed in on this yet, tsk, tsk.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,769
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Big Meat..! Surely there is a better way to...

Big Meat..!

Surely there is a better way to express this.:eek:
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,354
Views: 267,446
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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ISKRA with Kontur finder
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,885
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks, Helen and Bob. I seem to spend as much or...

Thanks, Helen and Bob. I seem to spend as much or more time these days scanning old negatives as I do making new ones. Occasionally I find some long forgotten things that I like. Thanks...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,885
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Tri-X @ 800 in DD-X cv28mm Nikon SP or S2
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,885
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Fire on Madison Street...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,769
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks for taking the time and effort to post...

Thanks for taking the time and effort to post this.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,769
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Indeed, it does.

Indeed, it does.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,769
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Batteries, ay, there’s the rub.

Batteries, ay, there’s the rub.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,769
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Smile I’d basically agree with all of this, with one...

I’d basically agree with all of this, with one exception, this bit: “China isn't doing bad with emissions, per capita, at all compared to the West. That’s both undeniably true and completely...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 1,769
Posted By Larry Cloetta
The camera industry is hardly even an industry at...

The camera industry is hardly even an industry at this point, barely even breathing. It and photographers have already suffered enough from regulations eliminating actual “exotic glass” formulations....
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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People who are camping on site are well into the spirit of...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks. I’d be happy to let you have the TIFF...

Thanks. I’d be happy to let you have the TIFF file, but it’s huge and not sure how I’d get it to you, as my email account would probably choke on it, and I’ve never uploaded anything that large to...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks, John. It’s easy to get nice results out...

Thanks, John. It’s easy to get nice results out there. The natural lighting mid day is like a huge bank of strobes so it is sort of like shooting in a studio. Direct light from above plus light...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
These were taken with a Nikon Z7 and Leica 28mm...

These were taken with a Nikon Z7 and Leica 28mm Elmarit-R, Nikon 58/1.4G, or Contarex 180mm/2.8. Strange mix, I know.

It’s definitely out of the way, but you should both go sometime. Worth bearing...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks, guys! My main reason for posting this was...

Thanks, guys! My main reason for posting this was to see if I could get some other people to pull some of their photos out of the files, or, at least get some stories coming. Craig Breedlove, Don...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Salt Flats mean bring your own plumbing.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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It's hard to see the entire course from one spot, but where...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Even the food trucks are colorful.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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I don't remember how fast this Indian went, but it was...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Not usually a fan of alternate versions, but really liked...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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This was one of three teams I saw from New Zealand.
England,...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Does everyone's Cushman have ABS?
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks, Charles. And I was going to mention that...

Thanks, Charles. And I was going to mention that about the salt. If I go again, it will be in a rental car.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Hi Paul, Thanks. You're right. They had to...

Hi Paul,

Thanks. You're right. They had to postpone the initial day by a couple of days and it still wasn't that great, which kept the speeds down. Relatively.
Too much snow over the winter, just...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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It is so bright here that there are dynamic range issues. I...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Jaguar. Jaguar with a supercharged Buick Straight Eight...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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The lady who owns the black coupe drove it down from New...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Waiting in line to run.
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
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Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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It's a car event, so car people bring their cars to spectate....
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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View from the starting line. Object is to stay on the blue...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
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Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Streamliner
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Let's go racing. The umbrellas are not for show. Sun is...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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Racers here from all over the world, spending untold amounts...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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There is a class for everything. It is possible to set a world...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
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https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-QmJHQx5/0/b09f837b/XL/i-QmJHQx5-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-QmJHQx5/A)
Starting a run. Dots in the distance are, to the right the...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-2XB64MC/0/a297...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-2XB64MC/0/a29732f8/L/i-2XB64MC-L.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-2XB64MC/A)
Orange line on the salt is the start line. They run two...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-Wz2cmLm/0/f18d...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-Wz2cmLm/0/f18d835e/X2/i-Wz2cmLm-X2.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-Wz2cmLm/A)
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-RKMQcPd/0/8453...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-RKMQcPd/0/84539cd1/XL/i-RKMQcPd-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-RKMQcPd/A)
Behind the starting line and settled in for a day of...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 639
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Bonneville Speed Week

Wasn't sure where to post this, or if to post it. Not really about Travel, though one has to travel to get there. It's about cars, car people, and maximum car craziness, but there is no Car forum,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 2,387
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Many of these seem more like personal stories...

Many of these seem more like personal stories than gear stories, to me. Taken in that vein, none of this is of any “use”, but enjoyable just the same. I’m not very pragmatic, a fault which has...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook each know more...

Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook each know more about you than what was in this Adobe database. If you think all that personal information is “secure”, well, bless your heart.
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 2,387
Posted By Larry Cloetta
A Contax 139Q, purchased when they were...

A Contax 139Q, purchased when they were introduced in 1979, is my longest running, in continuous use, camera. Camera ownership started around 1956, with a Brownie, but the ones before ‘79 are long...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Larry Cloetta
New Edition of “Film Developing Cookbook” now up for pre-order

New edition of Anchell and Troop “The Film Developing Cookbook” now up on Amazon for pre-order.
Anchell says that it has been thoroughly revised and brought up to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 67,283
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-Dv6gN2d/0/da2a...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-Dv6gN2d/0/da2aa2ba/X2/i-Dv6gN2d-X2.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-Dv6gN2d/A)
SWC/M Provia 100 mono conversion
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-XnXV2s4/0/75e8...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-XnXV2s4/0/75e8f7fe/XL/i-XnXV2s4-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-XnXV2s4/A)
Contax G2 90mm outdated fuji something
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,424
Views: 347,082
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-VgVsnjF/0/f05f...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-VgVsnjF/0/f05f2dd4/XL/i-VgVsnjF-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-VgVsnjF/A)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,455
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://www.instagram.com/p/B3_ZGLhp61P/ Whoa!...

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3_ZGLhp61P/

Whoa! That’s cool. For some of us, anyway.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,885
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks Pan. Most of that is the film, but some of...

Thanks Pan. Most of that is the film, but some of that is the 57/1.2 AR Hexanon which seems to have a slightly unique color palette, pleasing if not rigidly accurate. Saturated and lower contrast, it...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 688
Views: 155,885
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-LNvwgHk/0/2f74...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-LNvwgHk/0/2f742234/XL/i-LNvwgHk-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-LNvwgHk/A)
Konica AR Hexanon 57mm f1.2 outdated Fuji 400H Konica FC-1
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,856
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-TRCgmJf/0/50ac...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-TRCgmJf/0/50aca9dc/X2/i-TRCgmJf-X2.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-TRCgmJf/A)
outdated film, Konica AR Hexanon 57mm f1.2 Konica FC-1
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,856
Posted By Larry Cloetta
^^^^really like this one. Not your normal dog...

^^^^really like this one. Not your normal dog shot. Yet, it says "dog".
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Photographing a Trabant with a Werra, hard to get...

Photographing a Trabant with a Werra, hard to get more Soviet than that. Hope he makes it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 443
Views: 231,430
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I will second that. This body of work just knocks...

I will second that. This body of work just knocks me out. But, seriously, am thinking you could do this with most any decent, fast lens and camera. Seems to be you, not the equipment.
I'm equipment...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 409
Views: 19,256
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-mq3Xpvz/0/bbf3...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-mq3Xpvz/0/bbf39fe2/L/i-mq3Xpvz-L.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-mq3Xpvz/A)
Kodachrome 1961
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
It's like a Calder thing with bats?

It's like a Calder thing with bats?
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Nice neon! But tell them that Batmobile is one...

Nice neon! But tell them that Batmobile is one word. :)
Forum: Photo Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Apple has become a hectoring nag who is too...

Apple has become a hectoring nag who is too expensive to divorce.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 67,283
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-NL8775B/0/27f3...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-NL8775B/0/27f3268d/X2/i-NL8775B-X2.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-NL8775B/A)
ACROS 100 in Fuji Microfine
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,856
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-qM4hzf7/0/41e4...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-qM4hzf7/0/41e47400/XL/i-qM4hzf7-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-qM4hzf7/A)
Contarex 55mm F/1.4
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 409
Views: 19,256
Posted By Larry Cloetta
A couple of days ago I began scanning another box...

A couple of days ago I began scanning another box of slide trays my father had left behind, some images I had never seen before. Shame about the focus on the Kodachrome below, but it was 1946 and I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 100
Views: 4,068
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Again, I would like to draw a distinction between...

Again, I would like to draw a distinction between what I have said, and what I have not said. I have consistently tried to make clear that I would agree with the assessment, coming from people I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 100
Views: 4,068
Posted By Larry Cloetta
“this film is a complete failure” “this awful...

“this film is a complete failure”
“this awful film”

Maybe I should show some of the complete failures I have been able to achieve with Tri-x and post my judgments on how “awful” Tri-x is. If you are...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Hi Doug, It’s an artifact of the uneven...

Hi Doug,

It’s an artifact of the uneven development referenced above from my absent minded failure to add enough developer to cover the film. However, I am pretending that the photo uses advanced...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks, again, Huss. Apparently they can have...

Thanks, again, Huss. Apparently they can have issues, but this one has proven to be a nice camera.


https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-36LcvGh/0/88d391c7/X2/i-36LcvGh-X2.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks, Huss. Where is the fun in that,...

Thanks, Huss. Where is the fun in that, indeed.

This Iskra is new to me, and these were from the first roll I have run through it. Impressed enough to call it a keeper. Smooth focus, pretty clear...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,697
Posted By Larry Cloetta
That’s a bridge too far, even for me, because I...

That’s a bridge too far, even for me, because I just don’t look grown up enough to be manning that thing.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,697
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Whenever I want to feel like a professional...

Whenever I want to feel like a professional instead of a sneak, I pull out my Nikon F2 and let it rip. Some kind of perfect mechanical ledgerdemain going on inside that thing, not a snick, not a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Bump. Where's all the Ruskies? This one from...

Bump. Where's all the Ruskies?
This one from yesterday.

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-TqMSjgT/0/261392c7/X2/i-TqMSjgT-X2.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-09-2019
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thanks, Huss.

Thanks, Huss.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-09-2019
Replies: 181
Views: 4,830
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-QGgvd4Z/0/48b1...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-QGgvd4Z/0/48b10077/X2/i-QGgvd4Z-X2.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-QGgvd4Z/A)
Iskra Ilford FP4+ in DDX 1+4
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-09-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 665
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Robert, your English is great.

Robert, your English is great.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-09-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 665
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Apparently Adobe PS and LR users have been warned...

Apparently Adobe PS and LR users have been warned not to immediately update to Catalina until some issues are addressed.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-09-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Hello George, welcome to the forum. I’ve enjoyed...

Hello George, welcome to the forum. I’ve enjoyed your contributions over at Photrio.
Not having a ii, I cannot comment on that as my earliest is a iiib, having just let my iiia go.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-09-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 665
Posted By Larry Cloetta
As much as I dislike the direction Apple has...

As much as I dislike the direction Apple has taken under Tim Cook (OS bloat instead of simple, clean and stable), Apple is pretty good about immediately issuing “security updates” as soon as threats...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-08-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,355
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Erik, Maybe it is just the mood I am in this...

Erik,
Maybe it is just the mood I am in this morning, and maybe you just got lucky, but I love the combination of the composition and the rendering on this one. The three people in the background...
Forum: Other RF 10-04-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Nice review, thanks.

Nice review, thanks.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I don’t want to be the weirdo on this, but what...

I don’t want to be the weirdo on this, but what the heck. In the event that the OP has not fully thought this through, and he probably has, but just in case.........it seems counterproductive to me...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,068
Posted By Larry Cloetta
People may like it, people may dislike it, but it...

People may like it, people may dislike it, but it was always contrasty.

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-g99fwr4/0/c42bbab6/XL/i-g99fwr4-XL.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,068
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I really like it as well, though I scan instead...

I really like it as well, though I scan instead of wet printing, so I have not found the inherent contrast to be any kind of disadvantage. Were I wet printing, it might be different; at least one...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,716
Posted By Larry Cloetta
This is it, right here. The law of supply and...

This is it, right here.

The law of supply and demand is one of the few that is rigidly obeyed these days, and the supply of easily repaired MF cameras far outstrips the world’s demand for newly...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-27-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Reel to reel--sweet! Possibly a pair of JBL...

Reel to reel--sweet! Possibly a pair of JBL 100's even sweeter, if so.
Apparently a light box in photo as well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,688
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://www.sandykingphotography.com/resources/tec...

https://www.sandykingphotography.com/resources/technical-writing/pyro-staining-developers

Charles, there is a fair amount of information out there, and this is a decent start. I have only ever used...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By Larry Cloetta
^^^^^Thanks, Chris.

^^^^^Thanks, Chris.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,545
Posted By Larry Cloetta
There is no path between multiple shooting...

There is no path between multiple shooting environments and one or two cameras.

Owning only one camera can be very liberating, no more worrying about “what camera to take”, but one of the other...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By Larry Cloetta
One thing about the MDC app when used on older...

One thing about the MDC app when used on older iPhones, much older, as a darkroom timer: its performance can be damagingly erratic, there is at least one significant bug still present. The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 795
Posted By Larry Cloetta
^^^^^^Nice shot, Lynn.

^^^^^^Nice shot, Lynn.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Larry Cloetta
There is a high likelihood that’s

There is a high likelihood that’s
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,592
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Everything is more fun with 2 more cylinders!

Everything is more fun with 2 more cylinders!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,592
Posted By Larry Cloetta
“Does this dark color make my butt look big?”

“Does this dark color make my butt look big?”
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,592
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Those are nice, for sure, and a bit rare. A car...

Those are nice, for sure, and a bit rare. A car that deserved more sales success than it seemed to achieve, a bit like the NSX in that regard.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 37,399
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-8STHrp8/0/52ab...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-8STHrp8/0/52abf528/XL/i-8STHrp8-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-8STHrp8/A)
Contax 645
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,800
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-hm5K88D/0/af31...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-hm5K88D/0/af313463/L/i-hm5K88D-L.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-hm5K88D/A)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-18-2019
Replies: 117
Views: 8,543
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Vince, I have not chimed in before, and I should...

Vince,

I have not chimed in before, and I should have, but these are nicely done.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Charles, that makes more sense to me now. I had...

Charles, that makes more sense to me now. I had taken a look at the lovely Mercedes in 1734, noted the high quality of the repaint on that one, and thought to myself, there’s no way the person who...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Sometimes the throwaways at the end turn out to...

Sometimes the throwaways at the end turn out to be nicer than the ones you spent so much time on earlier on the roll.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,348
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Having looked at the responses he got to his...

Having looked at the responses he got to his query over at the LUF, it’s obvious that he was getting more thoughtful and more detailed information about the characteristics of various lenses over...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Just saw this. Having done a couple of ground up...

Just saw this. Having done a couple of ground up restorations in my lifetime, mostly by myself, the thought of tackling this, at least at my age, gives me the willies. I admire your ambition and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,348
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I can certainly think of one that stood out in...

I can certainly think of one that stood out in that way.
But, you’re right, overall they were mostly helpful, or tried to be helpful.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-16-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 37,399
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-2M3t2GX/0/a24d...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-2M3t2GX/0/a24d174a/XL/i-2M3t2GX-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-2M3t2GX/A)
Geese
Contarex 180mm and Ektar
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-16-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 37,399
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-sWF5KDh/0/d16f...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-sWF5KDh/0/d16faede/XL/i-sWF5KDh-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-sWF5KDh/A)
Ducks
Contarex and Ektar
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-16-2019
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,856
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-WFvWBvb/0/ac48...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-WFvWBvb/0/ac48fbed/X2/i-WFvWBvb-X2.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-WFvWBvb/A)
Throw your dogs away somewhere else! The mgmnt.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-11-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 2,090
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Yes, Cal, done. I wish I had an indefinite shelf...

Yes, Cal, done. I wish I had an indefinite shelf life.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-11-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 2,090
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Wot! Thanks, just ordered some of the current...

Wot!

Thanks, just ordered some of the current version as I am happy with that. New version could be better, or could be the photochemical version of New Coke, created to satisfy regulatory...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 741
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Another photographer I wasn’t really familiar...

Another photographer I wasn’t really familiar with. Thanks for the video link, lovely. Made my day a little bit sweeter just for having experienced the photos.
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-10-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 4,285
Posted By Larry Cloetta
That is nice, have fun Chris and let us see some...

That is nice, have fun Chris and let us see some results when you get them!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-10-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,592
Posted By Larry Cloetta
2020 mid engined Corvette. Stunning design...

2020 mid engined Corvette. Stunning design execution when seen in the flesh, inside and out, sorry for the poor photos. At $70k list price, looks to be an intimidating amount of advanced automotive...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-10-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
You did “show me a nice old car”, so well within...

You did “show me a nice old car”, so well within the spirit, seems like.
Having driven a real Mini Cooper back in the day, of around this vintage, and a few of the new (sort of bloated:eek:) German...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Larry Cloetta
filmtypes.com

https://filmtypes.com/

Don’t know if anyone has mentioned this yet; new, cleanly organized site with information on various available emulsions, with much in the way of cross references. Site owner...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 09-05-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I didn’t mean to imply that there were not good...

I didn’t mean to imply that there were not good reasons for buying Z mount lenses for Z mount cameras, only meant that G and E lenses can be used on Z bodies.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 09-05-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Sorry, Huss, thanks for the correction. I knew...

Sorry, Huss, thanks for the correction. I knew that, having had an F6, and a 50/1.8G. Late night brain fade, starting ever earlier.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 09-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thought I would mention that Nikon G lenses and...

Thought I would mention that Nikon G lenses and the even newer “E” lenses work well, really well, with the Z6 and Z7, along with the FTZ mount you would need to adapt any Nikkor F lens, old or new,...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,294
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Don’t give people ideas.

Don’t give people ideas.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Nice paint on the green one. Looks like lacquer,...

Nice paint on the green one. Looks like lacquer, though maybe they can make two stage urethane look like lacquer these days, though I’ve not seen a urethane that looks as deep as this does.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-04-2019
Replies: 1,708
Views: 111,042
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-LQqmwxC/0/8cbd...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-LQqmwxC/0/8cbd39c8/X2/i-LQqmwxC-X2.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-LQqmwxC/A)
Man, wife, and daydream. I guess if I have to explain it,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,856
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-p68p8BZ/0/93d8...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-p68p8BZ/0/93d8405f/XL/i-p68p8BZ-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-p68p8BZ/A)
The biscuits are right here, I'm telling you!
ACROS in FX-39
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,294
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I don't like the idea of making this place more...

I don't like the idea of making this place more like Facebook, but, given that it is me, that’s as predictable as I am. People do change their behavior, once you turn social arenas into Skinner...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 09-04-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,101
Posted By Larry Cloetta
^^^^^ nice job, as was your other pen-o-rama.

^^^^^ nice job, as was your other pen-o-rama.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 137
Views: 78,900
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Had not seen this interesting thread before. So...

Had not seen this interesting thread before. So many completely contradictory opinions, all expressed with adamant certitude. Makes one think.

Even obvious suggestions like “make sure it is focus”...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2019
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,856
Posted By Larry Cloetta
A cat will never look at you with that kind of...

A cat will never look at you with that kind of devotion.
Or maybe he’s just hungry:)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-30-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I probably phrased that poorly. It's slow,...

I probably phrased that poorly. It's slow, everyday use, but I wasn't running it out there, just spectating. Though I am sure there is a class for unmodified FJ60s vainly trying for a 3 digit time...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-30-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-KRDV6Z2/0/785b...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-KRDV6Z2/0/785bd53b/XL/i-KRDV6Z2-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-KRDV6Z2/A)

My FJ60, Bonneville Salt Flats for Speed Week earlier this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Sadly, no.

Sadly, no.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Wonder how many people here know who Billy...

Wonder how many people here know who Billy Gibbons is. I ask this as a sharp dressed man with cheap sunglasses who just left Chicago.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Hi Mike, Thanks, and yes I did:)

Hi Mike,

Thanks, and yes I did:)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-6pnrC3n/0/4d72...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-6pnrC3n/0/4d727d44/XL/i-6pnrC3n-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-6pnrC3n/A)

Shot this with a Leica iiig, Summicron 50, and Provia 100,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Re: choosing a rangefinder to be your weapon of...

Re: choosing a rangefinder to be your weapon of choice for sports photography

As someone cautioned me years ago in another context, “Sure you can occasionally be successful doing it that way, but...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Horses for courses. There’s a reason why pros at...

Horses for courses. There’s a reason why pros at the Olympics are all using DSLRs. Autofocus, the capability to freeze motion and also achieve subject isolation, and the ability to use extremely long...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thank you, Charles and Dourbalister. It always...

Thank you, Charles and Dourbalister. It always helps to have a photogenic subject.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2019
Replies: 373
Views: 37,839
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Robert, That strikes me as beautiful, though I...

Robert,

That strikes me as beautiful, though I am partial to poppies as subjects.
Flowers “normally” done in color, but your two shots, and Erik’s, point to the other discussion going on here about...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Thank you, Murray.

Thank you, Murray.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-6fNh5h9/0/f34f...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-6fNh5h9/0/f34f29a4/XL/i-6fNh5h9-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-6fNh5h9/A)
Nikon Z7 Contarex 180mm f/2.8
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-fLwkdZm/0/43d3...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-fLwkdZm/0/43d39937/XL/i-fLwkdZm-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-fLwkdZm/A)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-kbhzbC6/0/c8df...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-kbhzbC6/0/c8df9389/XL/i-kbhzbC6-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-kbhzbC6/A)
Nikon Z7 Contarex 180mm f/2.8
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2019
Replies: 373
Views: 37,839
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-89m6vL6/0/c969...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-89m6vL6/0/c969b551/XL/i-89m6vL6-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-89m6vL6/A)
Nikon Z7 Contarex 180mm f/2.8
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Huss, Think about it some more, you’ll get it. ...

Huss,

Think about it some more, you’ll get it. Maybe Annie Leibovitz would even get it, though I doubt it.

The quotation wasn’t original with me. What it refers to....well, never mind, just think...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By Larry Cloetta
They are two separate disciplines, two different...

They are two separate disciplines, two different esthetic worlds which overlap only at the edges.
Natively, obviously, everyone sees in color, but as photographers we can “see” in both if we choose...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 96,367
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-T8zCSqV/0/80d2...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-T8zCSqV/0/80d25c0b/XL/i-T8zCSqV-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-T8zCSqV/A)
film
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By Larry Cloetta
B&W is for photographing people. Color is for...

B&W is for photographing people. Color is for photographing clothes.
That may be somewhat oversimplified, but only just.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 528
Views: 47,126
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Erik, All I know is that it would have been...

Erik,

All I know is that it would have been window light from a window located in the upper right corner of the shot. It was 1954, so I am not sure of the camera. Was a 6x9 negative, and I don’t...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 528
Views: 47,126
Posted By Larry Cloetta
And, oddly enough, I never remember seeing it in...

And, oddly enough, I never remember seeing it in anything my dad printed out. I just came across the negative in a box a year ago, and just got around to scanning it last week.

Had it been a digital...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 528
Views: 47,126
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Many thanks, Pan, Erik, and Robert. That's...

Many thanks, Pan, Erik, and Robert. That's actually me 65 years ago, and I do appreciate the image now that I am older. (It's the "older" part that now seems somewhat unbelievable, as I can still...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 528
Views: 47,126
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-tqgWfnQ/0/5e70...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-tqgWfnQ/0/5e707238/L/i-tqgWfnQ-L.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-tqgWfnQ/A)
Kodak Ektapress film
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 383
Views: 53,154
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-NgvS9Qj/0/9f03...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-NgvS9Qj/0/9f03b0a8/XL/i-NgvS9Qj-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-NgvS9Qj/A)
Rollei Ortho 25 in Rodinal 1:50
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 373
Views: 37,839
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-rKXmgQg/0/b57d...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-rKXmgQg/0/b57d2bee/XL/i-rKXmgQg-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-rKXmgQg/A)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,592
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I love the truck, but the sills are too high...

I love the truck, but the sills are too high relative to the seat bottoms to be able to rest your arm out the window unless either it’s pointing up from the shoulder, or you’re 7 feet tall. Plus, as...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-07-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Larry Cloetta
You are most welcome, and good luck!

You are most welcome, and good luck!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2019
Replies: 1,805
Views: 289,751
Posted By Larry Cloetta
For those in the U.S. there is probably no better...

For those in the U.S. there is probably no better opportunity to photograph old, and new, exotic cars than the Monterey Historics weekend, which is coming up in about ten days. Total sensory...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-05-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Larry Cloetta
As far as I know, there is no glass in the...

As far as I know, there is no glass in the retaining ring, or directly behind the retaining ring. I'm not sure it is even correctly termed a retaining ring, as it doesn't retain anything.
At least...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2019
Replies: 544
Views: 96,367
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-4qTLRDS/0/556b...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-4qTLRDS/0/556bba93/XL/i-4qTLRDS-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-4qTLRDS/A)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2019
Replies: 251
Views: 15,971
Posted By Larry Cloetta
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-tQ7jd94/0/2efc...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-tQ7jd94/0/2efc8b40/XL/i-tQ7jd94-XL.jpg (https://cloetta.smugmug.com/Forum-photos/n-q8zp7N/i-tQ7jd94/A)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-30-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,615
Posted By Larry Cloetta
The above should be obvious, but the fact you...

The above should be obvious, but the fact you have to ask suggests it isn’t.

It’s obviously possible to get a good photograph, even a great photograph by virtue of luck alone, just accidentally...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 37,399
Posted By Larry Cloetta
^^^^Nicely done, Keith.

^^^^Nicely done, Keith.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Goo gone will take adhesive residue off of...

Goo gone will take adhesive residue off of anything, cleanly, quickly, and easily without marking the brass.
Or just write on the ixmoo directly with a Sharpie and remove it with alcohol or acetone...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-26-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Larry Cloetta
I can’t provide a cure, but can only say that, if...

I can’t provide a cure, but can only say that, if it’s a good negative, this shouldn’t be happening. Even though I have moved up to Silverfast ai Archive Suite, which is quite different from the SE...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,737
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Garry Winograd did it, apparently. There are...

Garry Winograd did it, apparently. There are obviously benefits to taking that approach, some of which you mentioned. As well as costs. So, it’s just the usual cost/benefit analysis, something which...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-23-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,429
Posted By Larry Cloetta
The original brand of lust is more interesting.

The original brand of lust is more interesting.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,116
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Scarlett Johansson wore one throughout the last...

Scarlett Johansson wore one throughout the last King Kong movie and it’s the Scarlett Johansson effect.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-20-2019
Replies: 688
Views: 155,885
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Lynn, Yesterday I processed a roll, which was...

Lynn,

Yesterday I processed a roll, which was supposed to be developed for 8 minutes; I developed it for 14 minutes because I got two rolls mixed up.

Before I realized what I had done, I took a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-20-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,792
Posted By Larry Cloetta
All the finger joints...that’s just lovely. Have...

All the finger joints...that’s just lovely. Have you tried it? :)

I can’t tell from the photo what film size that would have been, or do I know what would have been available as roll film in 1912....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,592
Posted By Larry Cloetta
If you can’t comfortably hang your elbow out the...

If you can’t comfortably hang your elbow out the window as you motor along, I don’t want it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,592
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Doug, That’s a heck of a car, in so many ways,...

Doug,

That’s a heck of a car, in so many ways, but the design antecedents stretch all the way back to 1948 and the first 356, which Porsche never tires of reminding us.
Jaguar went from the XK-150...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,592
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Various and increasing regulations imposed on car...

Various and increasing regulations imposed on car manufacturers since the late 60’s by bureaucratic agencies have made artistic expression in sheetmetal almost impossible. There are a few modern cars...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-19-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Larry Cloetta
It is possible a new body would be cheaper than...

It is possible a new body would be cheaper than having it repaired, then again, there are no “new” bodies, only different old ones.

Kyocera itself stopped servicing Contax bodies and lenses a few...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,792
Posted By Larry Cloetta
You could do that, but..... If the leading edge...

You could do that, but.....

If the leading edge of the film is trimmed correctly, there are not likely to be any problems. That was the main reason I posted my original description of what went...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,792
Posted By Larry Cloetta
Forum denizens are not indicative of the world at...

Forum denizens are not indicative of the world at large. Most people take weeks or months to shoot one 36 exposure roll of film.

Processing one roll at a time isn’t a drawback for most people, and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,792
Posted By Larry Cloetta
That’s probably the case. I have a fair amount of...

That’s probably the case. I have a fair amount of experience with the Rondinax and Patterson reels, but might have been pushing my luck a bit with the lack of perfect “flatness” on the leading edge...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-18-2019
Replies: 73
Views: 3,792
Posted By Larry Cloetta
What they mean is 120 and 35mm, provided you get...

What they mean is 120 and 35mm, provided you get both those clip on modules. It’s “the first” because with the Rondinax you either had the one which did 120, or the one which did 135, so you needed...
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