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Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Timmyjoe
Totally agree. Have the Jazz Loft Movie on Apple...

Totally agree. Have the Jazz Loft Movie on Apple TV and have watched it numerous times.

Highly recommend.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2,134
Views: 600,408
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm using these two IIIc cameras for a project....

I'm using these two IIIc cameras for a project. Both CLA'd by DAG.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/2-35mma.jpg

The Canon 35mm f2 w/Voigtlander finder usually lives on my M3 and a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 230
Views: 52,070
Posted By Timmyjoe
I agree Gid, and as we discussed elsewhere, one...

I agree Gid, and as we discussed elsewhere, one issue to keep in mind with the Df is that the diopter adjuster does not lock like it does on many Nikon DSLR's and it is easy to knock it out of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 5 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm tired of dealing with TSA and film. Last year...

I'm tired of dealing with TSA and film. Last year I started shipping film to the motel of my first night's destination and travel with a small collapsed box that I ship the B&W film back home from my...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 5 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,636
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for sharing that story Simon. Tom was...

Thanks for sharing that story Simon. Tom was something special, I miss him.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 5 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,044
Posted By Timmyjoe
Here's a comparison of the two fast Canon lenses...

Here's a comparison of the two fast Canon lenses from back in the day, the Canon 35mm f2 (Japanese Summicron) on the left and the Canon 35mm f1.8 on the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 230
Views: 52,070
Posted By Timmyjoe
The one accessory for the Nikon Df that I really...

The one accessory for the Nikon Df that I really love is the grip Nikon made for it.

Nikon Df-GR1 (http://www.photobyrichard.com/reviewbyrichard/nikon-df-gr1-review/)

Unfortunately I'm not sure...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 230
Views: 52,070
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi Helen, Because of the different Flange Focal...

Hi Helen,

Because of the different Flange Focal Distance of Nikon rangefinder lenses, compared to Nikon SLR lenses, the Nikon Df can't use Nikkor RFF lenses. A Nikon Z6 or Z7 on the other hand can...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 6 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Timmyjoe
Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM Lens

Anyone tried this lens?

Ran into a photographer this weekend who had this lens on the Canon mirrorless camera body. The thing is huge. A massive amount of glass. That f/2 aperture throughout the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,044
Posted By Timmyjoe
If you're planning on using it between f5.6 and...

If you're planning on using it between f5.6 and f11, also look at the Canon 35mm f1.8. It's a bit smaller than the f2 version, and not as sharp wide open, but just as good when stopped down to f4 or...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 2,720
Posted By Timmyjoe
I love the simplicity of shooting B&W film, kind...

I love the simplicity of shooting B&W film, kind of photography broken down to its essentials, light and shadow, and I enjoy (maybe nostalgically) the process of processing the film, knowing I'll get...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Week Ago
Replies: 134
Views: 49,040
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Colton, Looks like you're working that lens...

Hey Colton,

Looks like you're working that lens really well. I like the way you've got it rendering color.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By Timmyjoe
I can't tell you what's right for you, but I can...

I can't tell you what's right for you, but I can share what I've been doing for a bit. I have to keep traveling for work shooting, which is all digital whiz-bang. My passion is B&W film so I bring...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 864
Posted By Timmyjoe
Many decades ago I was an actor, and I remember a...

Many decades ago I was an actor, and I remember a very smart director told me something one day that I always try to remember. I was struggling with a role, so I tried to imagine how a few actors I'd...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,231
Posted By Timmyjoe
The original AgfaPan, APX-100. It was my go to...

The original AgfaPan, APX-100. It was my go to film from the mid-1980's till Agfa went out of business. The replacement stuff is crap.

I love the tonal gradations (especially skin tones) and the...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 1 Week Ago
Replies: 100
Views: 11,892
Posted By Timmyjoe
All I'm lacking is the time and the money....

All I'm lacking is the time and the money. ;)

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 1 Week Ago
Replies: 100
Views: 11,892
Posted By Timmyjoe
Take a very slow trip around the country (in my...

Take a very slow trip around the country (in my case, the United States), documenting everything I see with two Leica IIIc camera bodies and a bevy on Nikkor LTM lenses. Not that I've thought about...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,411
Posted By Timmyjoe
Here's how it's worked for me for decades now. I...

Here's how it's worked for me for decades now. I shoot Leica rangefinders, and Nikon & Canon SLR's (older ones). I was told years ago that all the cameras I shoot have a "From the factory" optic of...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 65
Views: 2,104
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yeah, that one kinda blew me away. Really don't...

Yeah, that one kinda blew me away. Really don't grasp the concept of that lens. The beauty of the Z series cameras is their tiny form factor and light weight. Why would someone want to attach a...
Forum: Travel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 640
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really great pics Larry. Bonneville is a hoot....

Really great pics Larry. Bonneville is a hoot. Got a chance to stop by in 1976 and was interested mostly in the motorcycles. Remember this little Honda that set a land speed record at like 87mph and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Colton, Congrats on the new lens. Looks like...

Hey Colton,

Congrats on the new lens. Looks like the two of you are getting on quite nicely. Wonderful shots.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By Timmyjoe
David, I would love to hear why you think this is...

David, I would love to hear why you think this is so.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By Timmyjoe
Haven't used them since last spring, but I think...

Haven't used them since last spring, but I think they're still in business. They process A LOT of film, and I think their business is doing well.

https://www.dwaynesphoto.com/index.html

Might want...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Timmyjoe
The vignetting is a real issue with the 28mm f2.8...

The vignetting is a real issue with the 28mm f2.8 Canon. I have a Canon original yellow filter but it vignettes on the 28mm. I also have a Walz Y2 which is very thin, and it works well on the 28mm,...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Timmyjoe
This is the bane of my existence when it comes to...

This is the bane of my existence when it comes to a few of my favorite Canon LTM lenses. I've got two different 40mm Yellow filters, but for the life of me cannot find a 40mm Red filter. Been looking...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 2,544
Posted By Timmyjoe
Don't really use a 50mm with the rangefinders...

Don't really use a 50mm with the rangefinders much. Mostly 28mm, 35mm, 85/90mm. The 50mm just seems kind of "blah". Have you tried other focal lengths with your rangefinder?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Colton, I used to have a Leica 35mm...

Hey Colton,

I used to have a Leica 35mm Summicron ASPH but sold it because I always thought it rendered too "heavy". I shoot mostly B&W film and the Cron was too heavy on contrast. The 35mm f2 Canon...
Forum: Photo Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Timmyjoe
Absolutely.

Absolutely.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Timmyjoe
Stephen (and anyone else), Have you shot with...

Stephen (and anyone else),

Have you shot with this lens, and if so, how does it compare to the Nikkor 8.5cm f2 version? Is it markedly better, especially wide open?

Thanks.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,697
Posted By Timmyjoe
I find the most annoying sounding shutter of all...

I find the most annoying sounding shutter of all my cameras is the one on my Nikon FM2N. It's loud, but not extremely so, but man it sounds like a crappy piece of tin, and gives me the sensation that...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By Timmyjoe
Unlike when my dog's leash got caught up in the...

Unlike when my dog's leash got caught up in the strap of my M3 and ripped the camera out of my hands as he chased a squirrel down the street, it looks like this one can bounce along the pavement for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-04-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By Timmyjoe
I wouldn't be sure about that. Maybe the scammers...

I wouldn't be sure about that. Maybe the scammers are doing things differently now than they were when I was dealing with this, but back then, they would just hack dormant accounts that had 100%...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-04-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for the heads up. Have you reported this...

Thanks for the heads up. Have you reported this to eBay? This is a common scam. Stealing images off the internet and then "selling" the item on eBay. Dealt with this a lot in the early 2000's,...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for sharing that, very interesting how his...

Thanks for sharing that, very interesting how his portable studio worked. Looks like they were setting it up in a sandstorm.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 5,932
Posted By Timmyjoe
I see more and more young people (okay, they're...

I see more and more young people (okay, they're probably in their 20's, but from the 62 year old vantage point, they're young people) walking around Chicago with old Canon film cameras like the AE-1....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-28-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,214
Posted By Timmyjoe
I treat 35mm digital like I treat 35mm film. I...

I treat 35mm digital like I treat 35mm film. I try my best to crop in camera, but in some cases I modify the crop in post, but mildly.

I remember when I tried to get comfortable shooting medium...
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-26-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 4,286
Posted By Timmyjoe
DAG does excellent work, he rebuilt my IIIc and...

DAG does excellent work, he rebuilt my IIIc and I've been very happy with it. And that Leica VIOOH is a lot of fun to work with, and sits nicely on the Barnack bodies and has settings for most of my...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-22-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,047
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Charles, Like the stuff you're posting here....

Hey Charles,

Like the stuff you're posting here. So that 1932 model, everything still functioning correctly? It looks really beat, but I guess if I had been born in 1932 I'd look really beat...
Forum: Photo Software 09-22-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Timmyjoe
Okay, I'm really confused. If you go the the web...

Okay, I'm really confused. If you go the the web page jarski linked to:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208436

It's Apple's web page talking about the migration to 64-bit. It tells you how to go...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-20-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Timmyjoe
When we lived in Portland, Oregon, we were right...

When we lived in Portland, Oregon, we were right down the street from a Krispy Kreme. Man I miss Krispy Kreme.

Nice images everyone.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,349
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just quickly looked at the OP's post on the other...

Just quickly looked at the OP's post on the other Leica forum and he seems pretty happy with his purchase. This whole thread has been a mystery to me since he originally posted. Definitely...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-17-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Timmyjoe
W/NW: My Little Town

Simon & Garfunkel sung about it. And many of us currently live in a "Little Town". Hope we can share pics from them.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/HouseAgfa.jpg
Leica M4 w/28mm f2.8...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-17-2019
Replies: 228
Views: 25,513
Posted By Timmyjoe
Light Morning Fog on the way to...

Light Morning Fog on the way to Subway

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/LightFogAgfa.jpg
Leica M4 w/35mm f1.8 Canon LTM & long expired AgfaPan APX-100

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-16-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Timmyjoe
Don't have an FE but have been using MD-12's with...

Don't have an FE but have been using MD-12's with FM2N's for over twenty years and all I can say is the MD-12 is "iffy" even on it's best days. And they haven't gotten better over time.

Have had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Timmyjoe
"There is so much to see in faces that are not...

"There is so much to see in faces that are not laughing . . ." - Peter Lindbergh

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-13-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 977
Posted By Timmyjoe
The history of the black camera is pretty...

The history of the black camera is pretty cool.

Okay, upon seeing them both, just personal opinion, I'd do the black one because I've never liked the self timer on the Barnacks. Not saying they...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-13-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 977
Posted By Timmyjoe
First off, tell us who the famous person is?...

First off, tell us who the famous person is? :D

I'd have the CLA done to the camera you want to use. Take each one, run thru shooting with each, ignore the shutter for now. Do your lenses focus...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-11-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,031
Posted By Timmyjoe
So very sorry Helen.

So very sorry Helen.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,230
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've still got two 100 foot rolls of Plus-X in...

I've still got two 100 foot rolls of Plus-X in 16mm in the freezer. I keep looking for a good 110 camera to shoot it in, but so far haven't found anything that does it justice.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,230
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yeah, you can still get Double XX. I buy it in...

Yeah, you can still get Double XX. I buy it in 400 ft rolls and spool it down, then put it in a Lloyds bulk film loader and load 35mm cassettes with it. Lots of fun.

Plus X unfortunately is long...
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-10-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 4,286
Posted By Timmyjoe
That is really cool Chris. I've got a iiic and...

That is really cool Chris. I've got a iiic and love it. And those are sweet lenses.

Have fun with it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,669
Posted By Timmyjoe
While reading the article Marty links to above, I...

While reading the article Marty links to above, I followed a few clicks and came across a few other in depth article about Robert Frank, his work, his life and his art.

Long piece with an interview...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-10-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,669
Posted By Timmyjoe
Ah, to live so long. I do love his work. The...

Ah, to live so long.

I do love his work. The Americans is one of my Go-To Bibles for reference on documentary photography.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,809
Posted By Timmyjoe
If you are passionate about fish, and passionate...

If you are passionate about fish, and passionate about bicycles, then for you, the two have a lot in common, as both are your passions. And the loss of passion for something you are passionate about...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,809
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think I'm a bit younger than most of you at...

I think I'm a bit younger than most of you at only 62, and right now I can't imagine stopping photography, something that has been a constant companion since I was a child. Still so many images I...
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-06-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think another big factor in this is the glass....

I think another big factor in this is the glass. You would be comparing Hasselblad's Zeiss T* MF optics (if you're talking about the 50MP back for the V system) against the Leica rangefinder glass on...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 09-06-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 7,992
Posted By Timmyjoe
While I love my Rollei 35, I think I'd love it...

While I love my Rollei 35, I think I'd love it more with a 21mm lens.

Love this work Simon. Inspiring.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-05-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,031
Posted By Timmyjoe
What a wonderful picture Helen. Two so in love....

What a wonderful picture Helen. Two so in love.

Sending positive energy, hope and love to you both for the coming weeks.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-04-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm curious about this as well. Have an R3000 but...

I'm curious about this as well. Have an R3000 but never tried the alcohol cleaning of the nozzles, but that has worked well with other ink jet printers I've had over the years.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Timmyjoe
Sorry to hear this. Love his work. Best, -Tim

Sorry to hear this. Love his work.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Timmyjoe
Buying "non-traditional" photo supplies from B&H...

Buying "non-traditional" photo supplies from B&H and Freestyle for a number of years (i.e. not digital and not 35mm or MF film) I run in to this occasionally. B&H will have one size of one paper or...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 09-02-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Timmyjoe
Froze the frame at 3:46 and she was shooting a...

Froze the frame at 3:46 and she was shooting a Nikon S2 in that frame, which is kind of funny as the Nikon S2 wasn't introduced for almost a decade after WWII.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2019
Replies: 329
Views: 34,511
Posted By Timmyjoe
Cobbler: http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/For...

Cobbler:

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Cobbler1.jpg
Leica IIIf w/collapsible 5cm Summicron & Tri-X

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Cobbler2.jpg
Leica IIIf w/collapsible...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for posting this Brian. Really...

Thanks for posting this Brian. Really lovely.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-01-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Rob, LTM lenses open up wonderful...

Hey Rob,

LTM lenses open up wonderful possibilities on the Leica Monochrom. I've got a first generation Leica M9M and regularly use Nikkor-SC 5cm f1.4, Nikkor-PC 8.5cm f2.0, Nikkor-QC 13.5cm f3.5...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-31-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,031
Posted By Timmyjoe
I just love this. Thank you for posting it...

I just love this. Thank you for posting it Helen.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-30-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,929
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've still got a few old SLR's from back in the...

I've still got a few old SLR's from back in the day, but they're mostly gathering dust. What I can't seem to put down though is Tri-X in my old Leica M4. After a week or two it's calling me. I love...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-30-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,031
Posted By Timmyjoe
Helen, So sad to hear this news. Sending love...

Helen,

So sad to hear this news. Sending love and positive energy to you and Eric.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By Timmyjoe
That's really nice Peter. Can you share the story...

That's really nice Peter. Can you share the story behind it?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By Timmyjoe
Looks like someone got a new spring wind Bolex...

Looks like someone got a new spring wind Bolex and was trying it out on the street. Kinda like street photography, with moving pictures.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By Timmyjoe
A number of years ago I was teaching a class in...

A number of years ago I was teaching a class in sports photography. I had a number of students who were complaining that they couldn't get good shots because they didn't have the latest and greatest...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-24-2019
Replies: 5,415
Views: 819,550
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really nice Vince.

Really nice Vince.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,411
Posted By Timmyjoe
If I'm shooting B&W, I'll go meterless. If I'm...

If I'm shooting B&W, I'll go meterless. If I'm shooting chromes, I use a hand held meter. I've always found B&W film to be pretty forgiving.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-21-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,623
Posted By Timmyjoe
Big fan of the 24-70 f2.8L second version, and...

Big fan of the 24-70 f2.8L second version, and the 35mm f1.4L first version. Both rendered sublimely. Regret selling the 35mm.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-20-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By Timmyjoe
I can relate to the "slightly different can be...

I can relate to the "slightly different can be annoying" sentiment. For years I've used two Nikon DSLR bodies with the 24-70 on one and the 70-200 on the other. The 24-70, though optically superb, is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,620
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've still got about 2 liters of the HC-110 made...

I've still got about 2 liters of the HC-110 made in Germany, and as I use dilution H, which is 64:1, I think it'll probably last me a few decades.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-14-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By Timmyjoe
Nice piece, thanks for sharing. Best, -Tim

Nice piece, thanks for sharing.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-13-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Timmyjoe
Worst case scenario, I have taken cheap drugstore...

Worst case scenario, I have taken cheap drugstore reading glasses and popped out the lenses (usually plastic) and carved & filed them down to make diopters for some of my older, more obscure cameras....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 5,147
Posted By Timmyjoe
http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/RainSk...

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/RainSky.jpg
Nikon Z6 - W-Nikkor 3.5cm f1.8

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2019
Replies: 417
Views: 67,720
Posted By Timmyjoe
http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Yellow...

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Yellow1.jpg
Nikon Z6 - W-Nikkor 3.5cm f1.8

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2019
Replies: 215
Views: 33,659
Posted By Timmyjoe
http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/RainCa...

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/RainCar.jpg
Nikon Z6 - W-Nikkor 3.5cm f1.8

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-10-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,302
Posted By Timmyjoe
For me it was simple, I shot for 30+ years with...

For me it was simple, I shot for 30+ years with 35mm film cameras before I got my first digital. I'm comfortable with the lenses I had acquired and thought in those focal lengths. I tried a Leica M8...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for sharing this article jsrocket. Always...

Thanks for sharing this article jsrocket. Always loved the CCD sensor in the M9 and M Monochrom. Glad I have one of each.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-08-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,579
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think it's pretty cool. Best, -Tim

I think it's pretty cool.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-08-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Timmyjoe
Once my developer and fixer are mixed, they go...

Once my developer and fixer are mixed, they go into the freezer until they are at 67ºF in the summer (the time in the development tank raises the temp to 68ºF or 69ºF). I'm fortunate that my tap...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,266
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think everyone else has covered what I would...

I think everyone else has covered what I would suggest. Hewes stainless steel reels are what I currently use and I find them very easy to load. Like David, I started out using a Patterson tank back...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 3,771
Posted By Timmyjoe
Wow, some really beautiful images...

Wow, some really beautiful images folks.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-04-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,615
Posted By Timmyjoe
Well that didn't work. Brought the 4x5 camera and...

Well that didn't work. Brought the 4x5 camera and didn't shoot a frame with it. Had a Leica M4 and got so busy running around, whenever I got to take a picture for myself, it was just so much easier...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-30-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,615
Posted By Timmyjoe
"Spray and Pray Baby, Spray and Pray" 30 frames...

"Spray and Pray Baby, Spray and Pray"

30 frames per second is almost like shooting a 16mm movie, just pick the best frame.

I think you're just getting old Bill. ;)

I know as I'm getting older I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Timmyjoe
When my son was seven, he looked at the back of...

When my son was seven, he looked at the back of my Canon A-1 and told me it was broken. When I asked him why he thought it was broken, he pointed at the square black center piece on the back, (where...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-30-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 783
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got one of those, it works okay, but I'm not...

I've got one of those, it works okay, but I'm not a big fan.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Timmyjoe
HA!!! That's hilarious. I had no idea what you...

HA!!! That's hilarious. I had no idea what you meant by "red room" as I've never watched Stranger Things, but it is funny how kids these days don't know about things that were popular "not that long...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-27-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By Timmyjoe
Are you using a Mac? The reason I ask is that...

Are you using a Mac? The reason I ask is that many years ago I would get weird results like that from a Nikon film scanner, and a Nikon tech told me, on a Mac, that occasionally something would get...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By Timmyjoe
As long as you are loading your 4x5 into the...

As long as you are loading your 4x5 into the Mod54 rack, putting the rack onto the center hollow Patterson column, placing the Mod54/Film/Center Column into the Patterson tank, and putting the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-26-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for posting that FPJ, I had not seen much...

Thanks for posting that FPJ, I had not seen much of her color work. That is really something.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got the Patterson/Mod54 set up and just used...

I've got the Patterson/Mod54 set up and just used it to process some 4x5 Tri-X 320. As mentioned above, by pre-washing the film in clear water first you can remove the anti-halation backing. I load...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hogarth, Nice review. Picked up a Voigtlander...

Hogarth,

Nice review. Picked up a Voigtlander VCII a couple months ago for my M4 and really love it. Had been using a hand meter or guessing exposure before that. It's changed the way I shoot the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,503
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm with Richard, bring an F as opposed to either...

I'm with Richard, bring an F as opposed to either the FM3A or F3. Although I don't own an FM3A, so I'm no expert on that camera. But I do own an F and used to own a pristine, low mileage F3HP that...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-25-2019
Replies: 518
Views: 27,270
Posted By Timmyjoe
Are they going to be selling them in...

Are they going to be selling them in un-plated/un-painted brass like that? That would be pretty cool.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,737
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've done this before with an M4 & M3, but I...

I've done this before with an M4 & M3, but I found that I use the camera with B&W 95% of the time, so I stopped carrying the other one.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-23-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,429
Posted By Timmyjoe
Funny you should mention that. Been a Nikon guy...

Funny you should mention that. Been a Nikon guy for almost thirty years now, both my rangefinder sets are Nikon based, so naturally, what's the first two 4x5 lenses I acquire? Couple of Nikkor-W's. I...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-23-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,429
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm a "bigger is better" photographer when it...

I'm a "bigger is better" photographer when it comes to film, but not for digital. For many of the reasons you have listed above, none of my digital cameras is over 24MP, and I only have one of those,...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-19-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By Timmyjoe
I use a Z6 and a Leica M digital. They are very...

I use a Z6 and a Leica M digital. They are very different cameras. One is basically an SLR shooting experience, and one is a Rangefinder shooting experience.

It depends on what you are looking for....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 599
Posted By Timmyjoe
That's really beautiful...

That's really beautiful Keith.


http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Moon2.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-15-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,312
Posted By Timmyjoe
Great article. I love it that they left the...

Great article. I love it that they left the cameras on the moon surface.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,813
Posted By Timmyjoe
Beautifully touching Peter. Best, -Tim

Beautifully touching Peter.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-14-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Timmyjoe
Great article Stephen, thanks for sharing...

Great article Stephen, thanks for sharing it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,813
Posted By Timmyjoe
I really love this portrait Peter. Beautifully...

I really love this portrait Peter. Beautifully done.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-13-2019
Replies: 83
Views: 21,354
Posted By Timmyjoe
This image was taken by Mason Resnick during a...

This image was taken by Mason Resnick during a class taught by Garry in 1976.

http://www.photogs.com/bwworld/winogrand_inaction_550.jpg

Garry can be seen with a Leica M4 and the Canon 28mm f2.8,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-11-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,070
Posted By Timmyjoe
Wonderful video, thanks for sharing...

Wonderful video, thanks for sharing that.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,267
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks Colton. Best, -Tim

Thanks Colton.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,267
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks mothertrucker. The following day the sky...

Thanks mothertrucker.

The following day the sky turned more dramatic.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/SmokeyAnsel2.jpg
Medalist II with sheet film back, Ilford FP4+, Rodinal

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,267
Posted By Timmyjoe
Love the colors on those two shots...

Love the colors on those two shots Colton.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 07-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 2,267
Posted By Timmyjoe
So I was Ansel Adams-ing with the Medalist II and...

So I was Ansel Adams-ing with the Medalist II and the sheet film back last year in the Great Smokey Mountains. Okay, I was failing at Ansel Adams-ing in the Great Smokey Mountains, but I did have...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-08-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 6,223
Posted By Timmyjoe
Congratulations, that's really cool Chris. Happy...

Congratulations, that's really cool Chris. Happy for you both.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2019
Replies: 222
Views: 50,467
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Chrism, really nice work. Is it true that you...

Hey Chrism, really nice work. Is it true that you used an AF-S Nikkor 28 - 300 for many of the above shots? I had never heard of that lens. You seem to be making it work really well with your F6....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,498
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm on and off with "always carry". But those...

I'm on and off with "always carry". But those weeks when I'm "on", I carry a Leica M4 with a 35mm lens and Tri-X. That's how I see the world.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,057
Posted By Timmyjoe
Agree 150% Best, -Tim

Agree 150%

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got Canon FD glass that I've used on...

I've got Canon FD glass that I've used on mirrorless digital in the past and it works fine. Don't currently have an adapter for the Z6, but I see no reason why it shouldn't work well.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 07-01-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Timmyjoe
Making of a Nikkor-SC 5cm f1.4 LTM lens

In an Atlantic article Peter reference in another thread, was this image of a Japanese technician assembling what appears to be a Nikkor-SC 5cm f1.4 LTM lens....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-29-2019
Replies: 1,127
Views: 294,340
Posted By Timmyjoe
When I was MUCH younger, this was my 1994 Honda...

When I was MUCH younger, this was my 1994 Honda 125 GP race bike, at Blackhawk Farms race track.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/BHF1.jpg
Canon TX, FD 50mm f1.8SC, Kodacolor

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 3,423
Posted By Timmyjoe
I realize this is a really old thread, but just a...

I realize this is a really old thread, but just a couple weeks ago I got a VCII meter for my M4. I gotta say, I'm loving it. Am working on a project with the M4 where I'm shooting a lot of the new...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-25-2019
Replies: 134
Views: 49,040
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just shooting a test to see how the lens performs...

Just shooting a test to see how the lens performs on my M4. I like it.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Can35f2a.jpg
Leica M4 w/Canon 35mm f2.0 LTM lens &...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yeah, rem-jet will totally screw up a normal...

Yeah, rem-jet will totally screw up a normal color film processing machine. It's like this really fine charcoal powder that coats one side of the film. When it gets wet it starts sloshing off, and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Timmyjoe
Authorized Photo Service was the Nikon Service...

Authorized Photo Service was the Nikon Service center in the Midwest before Nikon cut back on service centers. They do good work and probably still can service the FM2N. You can see info on them at...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-22-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By Timmyjoe
You're welcome Jan. One note, this is the Amedeo...

You're welcome Jan. One note, this is the Amedeo adapter you need:

https://shop.cameraquest.com/nikon-contax-rangefinder-lens-adapters/amedeo-nikon-rangefinder-mount-to-leica-m-mount-adapter/

In...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By Timmyjoe
If you've got Nikon RF glass Helen, you might...

If you've got Nikon RF glass Helen, you might consider a Z6. Their price has been coming down, and I find it a real joy to shoot with the Nikkor glass. The camera has the usual diopter adjustment...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By Timmyjoe
Helen, I don't know of an adapter that will mate...

Helen,

I don't know of an adapter that will mate Nikon RF lenses to a Nikon Df DSLR. The flange focal distance for the Rangefinder lenses is too short for the SLR cameras because of the swinging...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've been using all my Nikon S mount rangefinder...

I've been using all my Nikon S mount rangefinder lenses on my Nikon Z6 and have been very happy with the results. Get yourself an Amedeo adapter (Nikon S to Leica M) and then a Leica M to Nikon Z...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Timmyjoe
WOW!!! Thanks for posting Raid. Best, -Tim

WOW!!!

Thanks for posting Raid.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,476
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just picked up a VC II, man is it ever tiny. Only...

Just picked up a VC II, man is it ever tiny. Only been using it a short while, on an M4, and so far I really like it. I can read it without my reading glasses on (something I couldn't do with the...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 06-19-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 4,699
Posted By Timmyjoe
I was not aware that the 50mm Dual-Range...

I was not aware that the 50mm Dual-Range Summicron would not work on the digital M cameras. Are you referring to the new digital M's, or even the older M Monochrom CCD and M9?

And what makes them...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-19-2019
Replies: 456
Views: 62,913
Posted By Timmyjoe
Leica Monochrom M Marengo,...

Leica Monochrom M
Marengo, Illinois

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Church.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 06-19-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 4,699
Posted By Timmyjoe
Maybe I'm just late to the party on this one, but...

Maybe I'm just late to the party on this one, but I just discovered that with the Z6 and a Leica M to Nikon Z adapter (and an LTM to M adapter) you can use the Nikkor-SC 5cm f1.4 LTM lens as more or...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-18-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By Timmyjoe
Welcome to the forum, and nice work with the...

Welcome to the forum, and nice work with the little gem.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-17-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Rob, Thanks for sharing that, that was really...

Hey Rob, Thanks for sharing that, that was really cool.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-16-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,946
Posted By Timmyjoe
Very cool Godfrey. Thanks for sharing with...

Very cool Godfrey. Thanks for sharing with us.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-15-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,535
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just keeping my fingers crossed that my Nikon...

Just keeping my fingers crossed that my Nikon Coolscan 9000 keeps chugging out the scans. The quality is fine for me, and it covers the film formats I still shoot.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 4,108
Posted By Timmyjoe
Well that would explode my computer. My old Mac...

Well that would explode my computer. My old Mac Pro struggles with a card full of 24MP images.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-13-2019
Replies: 1,127
Views: 294,340
Posted By Timmyjoe
And finally, when we moved back to the midwest,...

And finally, when we moved back to the midwest, where the roads are unfortunately too straight, with too many stop signs & stop lights, this became the go-to ride. Wonderful low end torque, enjoyable...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-13-2019
Replies: 1,127
Views: 294,340
Posted By Timmyjoe
For a ride a bit more on the tame side, this did...

For a ride a bit more on the tame side, this did nicely.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Bike002.jpg
2006 Triumph Thruxton

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-13-2019
Replies: 1,127
Views: 294,340
Posted By Timmyjoe
This bike got my heart beating faster just...

This bike got my heart beating faster just looking at it. Then once you swung your leg over and took it thru the mountain passes in the Cascades in Oregon, Wow, just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Timmyjoe
Back in the '70s I was working two jobs, one at a...

Back in the '70s I was working two jobs, one at a fast food joint and one in a darkroom, and we had two "not nice" tricks we always pulled on the new employees. Telling them to mop the freezer at the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 985
Posted By Timmyjoe
For me it would come down to what lenses you have...

For me it would come down to what lenses you have for each camera. I'd match the film type to the particular lens you're using on each. Summilux 50 ASPH would get color, older Nikkors would get B&W....
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,619
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi Helen, Sorry to hear the GRIII ain't jellin'....

Hi Helen,

Sorry to hear the GRIII ain't jellin'. As a stand alone, I'm not a fan of 28mm. When covering an event, teaming a 28mm with an 85mm, that I like. But to have just a 28mm, and not doing...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-10-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,958
Posted By Timmyjoe
I agree with you that lens is butt-ugly, but man...

I agree with you that lens is butt-ugly, but man I love the way it renders. And the head bartender had them at a REALLY GOOD price, so I picked one up. It doesn't regularly live on the S2, and...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-10-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,958
Posted By Timmyjoe
Nice review Huss. I think, being how old these...

Nice review Huss. I think, being how old these cameras are, individual camera condition comes into play. My S2 was overhauled by DAG and is a joy to shoot. My M3 finder is a bit brighter, but I like...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Timmyjoe
Very nice Brian, some great shots and interesting...

Very nice Brian, some great shots and interesting story. Congratulations.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon RF 06-02-2019
Replies: 436
Views: 83,592
Posted By Timmyjoe
Love using this lens on the Nikon Z6, even when...

Love using this lens on the Nikon Z6, even when shooting toward the sun, it still performs nicely.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/19BGPP.jpg
Nikon Z6 w/Nikkor 3.5cm f1.8 rangefinder...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 05-31-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for posting Huss. Did your camera have one...

Thanks for posting Huss. Did your camera have one of the serial numbers that Nikon was saying was a problem?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By Timmyjoe
Ditto . . .

Ditto . . .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-28-2019
Replies: 215
Views: 33,659
Posted By Timmyjoe
A little rain is not always a bad...

A little rain is not always a bad thing:

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Rain6.jpg

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Rain5.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Chris Crawford 05-27-2019
Replies: 2,573
Views: 373,193
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really love this work Chris. Sweetwater has very...

Really love this work Chris.

Sweetwater has very good prices on very good equipment. I strongly prefer dealing with them as opposed to Guitar Center. Bought my son's drum set from them as well as a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,196
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got a black paint MP advance lever on my...

I've got a black paint MP advance lever on my black chrome M6 TTL, I think it looks fine.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/StealthGW.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-25-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,490
Posted By Timmyjoe
The lens choice was the only thing about the...

The lens choice was the only thing about the package that I thought was okay. Not exactly my choice, but I've been using a 28mm/85mm, two lens combination for years and it really works for me. Of...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,490
Posted By Timmyjoe
Gotta say, that one really doesn't work for me....

Gotta say, that one really doesn't work for me. "Butt Ugly" as we used to say as kids.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-19-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,451
Posted By Timmyjoe
Used to cover motorcycle road racing from mid...

Used to cover motorcycle road racing from mid 1990's to mid 2000's. That's when all the major racing organizations started clamping down on images and video. Their logic, which I do not agree with,...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 05-18-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 4,699
Posted By Timmyjoe
Saw that Huss. Was fortunate in that my Z6 serial...

Saw that Huss. Was fortunate in that my Z6 serial number wasn't effected.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 05-18-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 4,699
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi, sorry I didn't list the adapters used. The...

Hi, sorry I didn't list the adapters used. The adapter attached to the Nikon Z6 was a "no name", probably made in China, Leica M to Nikon Z adapter.

To that adapter, the Leica M lenses mounted...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-17-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,136
Posted By Timmyjoe
I use a handheld incident meter with my older...

I use a handheld incident meter with my older film cameras, but not really with any digital camera. I find chimping for exposure to be faster than hand held metering.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photo Software 05-15-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,228
Posted By Timmyjoe
Realized that after I typed it. Thanks.

Realized that after I typed it. Thanks.
Forum: Photo Software 05-15-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,228
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm confused. I have Photoshop CS1, CS3 and CS6,...

I'm confused. I have Photoshop CS1, CS3 and CS6, all stand alone. Is Adobe trying to say that software is illegal? If so, they are welcome to pry it from my cold dead fingers, as they say. I don't...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,007
Posted By Timmyjoe
Always loved this shot Helen. Just acquired an...

Always loved this shot Helen. Just acquired an LTM 35 Canon f2 and having quite a good time with it on an M4.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 3,206
Posted By Timmyjoe
And if ... tariff threats from this past weekend,...

And if ... tariff threats from this past weekend, that'll add 25% to the price of iPhones and some other smartphones sold here in the States. I think that will put a big damper on smartphone...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,007
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm with trix4ever on this. Nice small lens, tack...

I'm with trix4ever on this. Nice small lens, tack sharp on center even wide open, sharpens on edges as stopped down, and renders "old school" or "classic", i.e. lower contrast. I like lower contrast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,435
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm with you on the "too much" gear B-9....

I'm with you on the "too much" gear B-9. Suffering from the same issue. Not sure if I could sell so much of it off though.

The F-100 is a nice camera, and the 50mm f1.4D is a nice lens, and they...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Timmyjoe
Had the same lens, in the same condition, and...

Had the same lens, in the same condition, and even though I used hydrogen peroxide to clean up and kill all the fungus, the fungus had eaten/destroyed the coating on the surfaces between the lens...
Forum: RFF News 05-13-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,885
Posted By Timmyjoe
Ken was always such a gentleman and honest...

Ken was always such a gentleman and honest dealer. First visited his store in 1992 when I was living in NYC. Bought my last camera from him this past July. Godspeed Mr. Hansen.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-11-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By Timmyjoe
Gaffer's is the best. The hood on a Nikon 70-200...

Gaffer's is the best. The hood on a Nikon 70-200 f2.8 can get knocked loose easily when the camera is hanging by your side and you're on the run. And it costs $48 each time to replace. So the back of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Timmyjoe
Okay, that was fun. Thanks for posting. Since...

Okay, that was fun. Thanks for posting.

Since we're a rangefinder forum, let's see if we can identify the rangefinder and lens the gentleman was using back in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 53,961
Posted By Timmyjoe
That price seems to be comparable to a full CLA...

That price seems to be comparable to a full CLA for most rangefinders by Don.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 53,961
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've had Don do multiple Leica M's, Barnack's and...

I've had Don do multiple Leica M's, Barnack's and Nikon rangefinders over the years and he has always done excellent work and stood behind his repairs. Didn't know he did Contax cameras, but I guess...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 53,961
Posted By Timmyjoe
Bald Mountain Camera Repair is Ken Ruth, and he...

Bald Mountain Camera Repair is Ken Ruth, and he has retired.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-30-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 24,501
Posted By Timmyjoe
Not sure why these old threads keep popping back...

Not sure why these old threads keep popping back to the top of the lists. But since it's here, one update from my Coolscan 9000 workflow. Similar to what BLKRCAT posted in 2016, I'm finding I get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Timmyjoe
Great Article about Doug Mills

I found this to be a very interesting read:

Meet the Photographer Donald Trump Can’t Shut Up About...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-29-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Timmyjoe
Not completely clear on what you are asking, but...

Not completely clear on what you are asking, but if you have a camera that you would like to add a diopter to, I wouldn't mess with the optics currently in the viewfinder, I would add an optic on the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-29-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 2,152
Posted By Timmyjoe
Not me, I own cameras to make images, and a...

Not me, I own cameras to make images, and a limited edition digital Leica won't make any better images than the base model it's created from. Wouldn't waste the money, even if I had it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-29-2019
Replies: 678
Views: 59,229
Posted By Timmyjoe
I hear you Godfrey. Last week I was able to get...

I hear you Godfrey. Last week I was able to get out on the Beemer in the midst of our insane spring weather (multiple 70ºF days, then a major snowstorm, repeat). Was commenting to my wife that when...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Timmyjoe
He was probably shooting f8 or maybe f11 in his...

He was probably shooting f8 or maybe f11 in his street images, maybe using a 35mm or 28mm, which, if he focused at about 3 feet, would give him a depth of field probably down to a foot and a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-26-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Timmyjoe
Lucky you.

Lucky you.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2019
Replies: 832
Views: 141,490
Posted By Timmyjoe
Throw back Thursday. Found a bunch of old...

Throw back Thursday. Found a bunch of old Ektachrome slides I shot back in the Spring of 1986 with my Canon TX. Was a grad student at the time at Ohio University and a local bike shop decided to hold...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 04-24-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 26,094
Posted By Timmyjoe
Tom posted this 10 years ago. I do miss him. My...

Tom posted this 10 years ago. I do miss him.

My take on the three Canon rangefinder lenses I own:

Canon 28mm f2.8 Chrome -- Good lens, mine's sharp on center, even wide open - has veiling flare...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-24-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,504
Posted By Timmyjoe
For High School Sports (a real exercise in...

For High School Sports (a real exercise in available darkness), those f2.8 apertures were a godsend on the telephotos. But boy were they heavy. My current "ideal kit" is a mirrorless body with an...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-23-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Steve, you've got a lot of abandoned gas...

Hey Steve, you've got a lot of abandoned gas stations and Motor Lodges in New Mexico. Especially the old Rt. 66 strip thru Tucumcari. Been there numerous times since 2006 and always find it...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-22-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi Manuel, Congratulation on your new...

Hi Manuel,

Congratulation on your new acquire.

The Canon 35mm f1.8 LTM lens is truly a gem. I've been using one for a little over a year and find it to be tack sharp in the center when shot wide...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-20-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,985
Posted By Timmyjoe
Never used the SP or S3, but do love using my S2....

Never used the SP or S3, but do love using my S2. As mentioned above, I like the focus wheel for my wider lenses, 21mm, 35mm, 50mm, makes fine tuning focus simple, but it doesn't really work on the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-18-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Timmyjoe
Very interesting, thanks for sharing. Best, -Tim

Very interesting, thanks for sharing.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 19,767
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Ian, how long have you been shopping at...

Hey Ian, how long have you been shopping at Glazer's? That was a blast from the past. I used to deal with a guy there named Bill, but we all called him Captain Canon because he was a nut on all the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-17-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,698
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just a follow up on the lens Bill is discussing...

Just a follow up on the lens Bill is discussing in the original post. Using an Amedeo adapter, I put my Voigtlander 50mm f3.5 Heliar on an M-9 Monochrom to see just how sharp it was wide open on the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-17-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 26,076
Posted By Timmyjoe
Using an Amedeo adapter, I put my Voigtlander...

Using an Amedeo adapter, I put my Voigtlander 50mm f3.5 Heliar on an M-9 Monochrom to see just how sharp it was wide open on the Leica. Below are the results, both shot wide open. The first was shot...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-17-2019
Replies: 693
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 245,284
Posted By Timmyjoe
Experiment with expired 6.5 x 9 Kodak Super-XX...

Experiment with expired 6.5 x 9 Kodak Super-XX sheet film from late 1930's in Medalist II from...
Forum: Photo Software 04-16-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for the heads-up Lynn. Apple did a similar...

Thanks for the heads-up Lynn. Apple did a similar thing with iOS a few years ago, but did it under the radar, and numerous iPhone/iPad apps were disabled with the new iOS because of the change (can't...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,229
Posted By Timmyjoe
Heartbroken

Heartbroken
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 999
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think you're onto something chipgreenberg. I...

I think you're onto something chipgreenberg. I know from my own experience that when I'm making images that I'm really happy with, GAS goes out the window. But when I'm in a slow period, making...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 12,449
Posted By Timmyjoe
Very helpful, Thanks. Best, -Tim

Very helpful, Thanks.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 26,076
Posted By Timmyjoe
Bringing an old thread back to life. I've had the...

Bringing an old thread back to life. I've had the S-mount version of the Voigtlander 50mm f3.5 Heliar for a couple of months now and really like it. Don't know about the hype, but the lens is super...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 12,449
Posted By Timmyjoe
If I may ask, what frame lines does the 40mm...

If I may ask, what frame lines does the 40mm Nokton VM lens bring up on a Leica Rangefinder like an M4? 50mm, 35mm, what frame lines show up in the viewfinder of a Leica M film camera when this lens...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,849
Posted By Timmyjoe
I have a long working relationship with Dwayne's,...

I have a long working relationship with Dwayne's, which is why I send my color film to them. There are places in Chicago where I could have it developed, but I try to support businesses that have...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,849
Posted By Timmyjoe
In total agreement with you on this, love the Df...

In total agreement with you on this, love the Df and find it to be a great "in between" camera; a bridge between film/digital.

Also really loving the Ektachrome revival and it's causing me to shoot...
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