Go Back   Rangefinderforum.com > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 148 of 148
Search took 0.48 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: wwfloyd
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,191
Views: 426,483
Posted By wwfloyd
Spy planes at aviation museum, with Zenobia...

Spy planes at aviation museum, with Zenobia 6x4.5, on HP5+
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49119630068_97007040e8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hQwWHA)Spy planes (https://flic.kr/p/2hQwWHA) by...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 17,596
Posted By wwfloyd
https://live.staticflickr.com/404/32611940201_23bd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/404/32611940201_23bd820d72_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RFNHD4)Modern campfire (https://flic.kr/p/RFNHD4) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 540
Views: 49,769
Posted By wwfloyd
My latest on TMax...

My latest on TMax 400.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49139667371_5073f81882_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hSiD7k)Rock camouflage (https://flic.kr/p/2hSiD7k) by wwfloyd...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,370
Posted By wwfloyd
Here's one from my Zenobia 6x4.5 -- surveillance...

Here's one from my Zenobia 6x4.5 -- surveillance planes at the Aviation Museum, Warner Robins, GA.

Was hit by the unexpected, in loading up a roll of 120: plastic spools DO NOT FIT. Fortunately, a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,362
Posted By wwfloyd
THAT is an intriguing perspective.

THAT is an intriguing perspective.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,738
Views: 804,066
Posted By wwfloyd
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49086910233_45...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49086910233_45abd531c7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hMDffv)Pentax Auto 110 (https://flic.kr/p/2hMDffv) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By wwfloyd
I'll guess that you were using a FILTER on the...

I'll guess that you were using a FILTER on the camera lens. I've had this effect, and narrowed it down to one bad filter. It was a Hoya UV, just like the other Hoya UV filters I was using at the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 182
Views: 36,143
Posted By wwfloyd
Well-used...

Well-used Zenobia.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49087859082_6291d23ba6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hMJ7iY)Zenobia folder (https://flic.kr/p/2hMJ7iY) by wwfloyd...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 113
Views: 8,995
Posted By wwfloyd
Had never seen a Sigma camera, so bought an SA-9...

Had never seen a Sigma camera, so bought an SA-9 from Goodwill in Racine, Wisconsin. It had a roll of Fujicolor Super HQ 200, which I cross-processed in HC-110. Scenes appear to be south-eastern...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By wwfloyd
In comparing accuracy between manual and aperture...

In comparing accuracy between manual and aperture preferred modes, did you stick to the same aperture? And, have you got the same results between lenses? Just wondering if it's possible that you have...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,637
Posted By wwfloyd
Have you asked if they will scan 1/2 frame? That...

Have you asked if they will scan 1/2 frame? That would be your key to practicality, here. They may balk, or increase the price. If they balk, ask if they will scan as full frame (2 half frames per...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,637
Posted By wwfloyd
4 tall exposures across 2 roughly standard 35mm...

4 tall exposures across 2 roughly standard 35mm frames -- essentially 4 half-frame images of the given scene.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,369
Posted By wwfloyd
I was going to mention the XR-2, too. It was my...

I was going to mention the XR-2, too. It was my first SLR, in the 80s, a very nice handling camera. Lately, I've been trying to buy one for collection and use. Unfortunately, I have identified 2 weak...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-02-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 706
Posted By wwfloyd
How about loading your reels in a closet, at...

How about loading your reels in a closet, at night. Might prove to be convenient enough.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-01-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By wwfloyd
Daiichi Zenobia Tessar lens question

I recently got a fairly beat li'l Zenobia 6x4.5 folder that had fogged rear elements. Found the rear group was finger-tight -- maybe someone was already considered cleaning it up.

The retaining ring...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
Wow! I had not even been aware of these. 2 on...

Wow! I had not even been aware of these. 2 on ebay right now. Beautiful design.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-30-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By wwfloyd
I found what you need, on an old Geocities page...

I found what you need, on an old Geocities page -- made by a person whose 500G shutter button fell off. Has pictures and instructions. The last photo shows the shutter button attachment. Not a great...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-30-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By wwfloyd
I was thinking of taking mine apart, to find the...

I was thinking of taking mine apart, to find the answer, but, I see the 500G is of novel construction -- does not have a traditional top cover. Have been looking for the key on what few pics of the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-30-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By wwfloyd
OK, the smaller pin goes deep down into a hole...

OK, the smaller pin goes deep down into a hole that you might be able to see, by peeking down through the collar with a flashlight. The actual shutter button rides on the flat of that smaller pin....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-29-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By wwfloyd
I'm sitting here looking at a 500G, but, have not...

I'm sitting here looking at a 500G, but, have not had one apart. I'll first note that most of the fixed-lens Japanese rangefinders I've seen, have the shutter button held on only by the top cover....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-22-2019
Replies: 125
Views: 23,410
Posted By wwfloyd
Same. Except for the never had a problem part....

Same.

Except for the never had a problem part. When I started, I used the "few drops of Photo-flo" that many people continue to recommend, and did get water spots. Now, I use an amount close to the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-21-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,627
Posted By wwfloyd
I see the writer's point, with regard to 99% of...

I see the writer's point, with regard to 99% of street or arrow signs, and WRT random photos of nothing, for no reason.

Would have to disagree WRT those "easy" juxtapositions... something I've had...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-17-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By wwfloyd
I can NOT get the 4000x3770. Kind of reassuring,...

I can NOT get the 4000x3770. Kind of reassuring, since I had long heard that original files were exposed. Maybe they were, at some point in the past.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-02-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By wwfloyd
Bah! I've got 3 Spectras I've been meaning to...

Bah! I've got 3 Spectras I've been meaning to unload.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-01-2019
Replies: 393
Views: 22,933
Posted By wwfloyd
S-M-C 28mm 3.5 -- loving this lens on my SP...

S-M-C 28mm 3.5 -- loving this lens on my SP F.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48823546503_917412fc5e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2honrox)Toy truck (https://flic.kr/p/2honrox) by wwfloyd...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-29-2019
Replies: 1,871
Views: 293,721
Posted By wwfloyd
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48773711317_1f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48773711317_1fb0f1cbee_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hiY28c)Ford Model A (https://flic.kr/p/2hiY28c) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-28-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 41,046
Posted By wwfloyd
Got a nice Spotmatic F. Really like the 28mm f3.5...

Got a nice Spotmatic F. Really like the 28mm f3.5 S-M-C that came with it. The S-M-C 200mm f4 is pretty nice too, after I serviced it meself -- and if I can nail...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
Estate sale today, Canon IIB rangefinder body for...

Estate sale today, Canon IIB rangefinder body for $8. Yeah, the sale was so massive that some things were unmarked, and, some people got lucky, depending on who they approached for pricing.


The...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-23-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,197
Posted By wwfloyd
[Deleted my note; must have read that in a...

[Deleted my note; must have read that in a fog.]



That IS a nice site. I'm surprised I have not yet stumbled into it on my many research outings.



I have 3 Petri cameras, from 3 sources, and,...
Forum: Yashica RF 09-17-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 939
Posted By wwfloyd
I see the driver is in the UPS truck -- you must...

I see the driver is in the UPS truck -- you must have got him just driving off the curb.
Forum: Yashica RF 09-16-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 939
Posted By wwfloyd
Those are nice! Hey, what about that UPS...

Those are nice!



Hey, what about that UPS truck... how is it sitting there with almost the entire front tire overhanging the curb, but not slipping off the curb?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-16-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By wwfloyd
Heh, I'd had a want (not need) for an MD12 for my...

Heh, I'd had a want (not need) for an MD12 for my FE. Now, I can move on to want something else.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2019
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,370
Posted By wwfloyd
Mmm, colorific! Lovely detail and texture, too.

Mmm, colorific! Lovely detail and texture, too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2019
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,370
Posted By wwfloyd
Just got the first roll out of my new-to-me...

Just got the first roll out of my new-to-me Pentax 645 classic. I'm as in love with it as I'd hoped to be. HP5+, and most with the 150mm lens. The first is with 200mm. All lightly...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-14-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,744
Posted By wwfloyd
Having noted that I purchased some original...

Having noted that I purchased some original HC-110 from B&H -- my first ever... I have a question. I've opened the bottle several times, since I did not at first have a smaller bottle to work from....
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By wwfloyd
I did wonder. Even tried giving an up-vote to the...

I did wonder. Even tried giving an up-vote to the thread, to see if the icon would change, or be neutralized.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By wwfloyd
I just use 36 exp. rolls of TMax 100. I know you...

I just use 36 exp. rolls of TMax 100. I know you said cheap, but consider: I wait until I have 5 or 6 cameras to test at once, and do test shots on the same roll, with all of the cameras... keeping...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 1,560
Views: 199,641
Posted By wwfloyd
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48699539382_52...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48699539382_5251cc1b84_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hcpSoJ)Georgia bulldog (https://flic.kr/p/2hcpSoJ) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2019
Replies: 324
Views: 34,792
Posted By wwfloyd
Street musicians, with Rapid Omega...

Street musicians, with Rapid Omega 100
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48571964671_df6b5e8709_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h191SK)Street musicians (https://flic.kr/p/2h191SK) by wwfloyd...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-04-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,744
Posted By wwfloyd
Here's a post from a Flickr user, stating that...

Here's a post from a Flickr user, stating that she's getting exactly the same results with new formula vs. old:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/48679522811/in/pool-ishootfilm/

I had been...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 256
Views: 27,651
Posted By wwfloyd
Heh, pardon my grain -- shot with Agat 18k half...

Heh, pardon my grain -- shot with Agat 18k half frame camera, on expired Tri-X.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48547387272_cc901d41c8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gXY3Su)Guitars with Agat 18k...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2019
Replies: 330
Views: 34,830
Posted By wwfloyd
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48662510158_46...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48662510158_46ed3c2de4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h995TQ)Paddler (https://flic.kr/p/2h995TQ) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-28-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,479
Posted By wwfloyd
That's ambitious and daring. Congrats on that,...

That's ambitious and daring. Congrats on that, and getting improvement.

The 50mm 1:1.8 on my Canon P had bad haze. Worst I'd ever seen. Looked like frosted glass. I'd had recent success cleaning...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
Pretty cool. I kinda wish I'd never sold off my...

Pretty cool. I kinda wish I'd never sold off my FD 135mm f2. Would be interested in how the Soligor performs.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-20-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,665
Posted By wwfloyd
The 70-300mm f4-5.6 II IS Nano lens. In order...

The 70-300mm f4-5.6 II IS Nano lens.

In order to sell myself on getting back into a DSLR system, I had to swear off buying L glass. For my casual use, I could not justify the expense. And, I wanted...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By wwfloyd
Here's an ID page by Rick Oleson:...

Here's an ID page by Rick Oleson: http://rick_oleson.tripod.com/index-99.html
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-16-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By wwfloyd
Well, the lens styling certainly is a match, with...

Well, the lens styling certainly is a match, with the same cds and asa port arrangement.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 36,143
Posted By wwfloyd
Voigtlander Perkeo III

A bit ugly, but does the job handily!
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48540154322_749450702f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gXjYLs)Voigtlander Perkeo III (https://flic.kr/p/2gXjYLs) by wwfloyd...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-11-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By wwfloyd
Look at Ricoh models for a potential match, since...

Look at Ricoh models for a potential match, since a bunch of other Sears cameras were Ricoh re-brands. And, Ricoh was big on the "Color Corrected" label.


EDIT: Whoops, the "Color Corrected" label...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-29-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By wwfloyd
No, hadn't heard of this. Aren't you using more...

No, hadn't heard of this.


Aren't you using more developer, in that long tube?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By wwfloyd
I share some of your misery with color...

I share some of your misery with color developing. Yes, with just kitchen gear, temperature control is inexact. My greatest frustration with the higher temp. chemicals, is that the plastic Kinderman...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,940
Posted By wwfloyd
What a great thread. Nautical + street...

What a great thread. Nautical + street photography. Add ferries to the short list of things I would like about city life.
Forum: Olympus RF 07-13-2019
Replies: 167
Views: 33,988
Posted By wwfloyd
dourbalistar...

dourbalistar (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=69640), that's one heckofa "snapshot". Very nice.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-06-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By wwfloyd
If you use any Lomo 110 film, be sure to tape...

If you use any Lomo 110 film, be sure to tape over the camera's film window. Lomo backing in both color and black and white has been reported to have pin holes where light leaks through. Yes, I did...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-28-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By wwfloyd
I agree that the build and design are decent....

I agree that the build and design are decent. With luck, your Bellami will be better than mine. Left side of images are over-dark, and lacking resolution -- hard to mitigate with editing (though the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-22-2019
Replies: 3,089
Views: 488,571
Posted By wwfloyd
I rarely convert digital to BW. But, here, I was...

I rarely convert digital to BW. But, here, I was scouting for a long exposure, medium format BW shot I've been wanting to do.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47940355581_ae05062728_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-18-2019
Replies: 546
Views: 68,405
Posted By wwfloyd
A variation on the theme would be performers...

A variation on the theme would be performers playing to the camera. I've considered starting a new thread for that, specifically, but, wasn't sure it was different enough, or would be well enough...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-17-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By wwfloyd
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By wwfloyd
Temperature control -- much more difficult with...

Temperature control -- much more difficult with C-41 kit, working in the kitchen, with no special temp control equipment.



Chemical cost -- Unicolor kit is much more expensive than BW (which comes...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,832
Posted By wwfloyd
Apparently, it is legal. Of course, this was...

Apparently, it is legal. Of course, this was Ebay's response to sellers listing, say, a Nifty Fifty for $10, with $65 shipping.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,055
Posted By wwfloyd
I am enjoying the topic. Pet peeves are...

I am enjoying the topic. Pet peeves are interesting, and may be shared, or debated. We all have 'em, some stranger than others.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
Got a Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D and a couple...

Got a Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D and a couple lenses, in good working order. 6Mp DSLR.

And a Yashica 44LM that's nice, except for loose front lens board / focus mechanism. I my mind, I can fix it....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-07-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By wwfloyd
Congrats on your success. I appreciate the...

Congrats on your success. I appreciate the post... may well need it one day.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-06-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 33,739
Posted By wwfloyd
Voightlander Perkeo III / e, wide open, f3.5....

Voightlander Perkeo III / e, wide open, f3.5. Note the swirly bokeh. Tri-X at 1/60 second.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46982809514_73d984a2fa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ezHbpU)Just one guitar...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By wwfloyd
No, it's all very normal in appearance.

No, it's all very normal in appearance.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By wwfloyd
OK, I have verified that the streaks do not...

OK, I have verified that the streaks do not extend beyond the frame on the negs, so, not a rear light leak. Not a scanner issue -- I wasn't thinking, on that point.

As far as shutter fault, what I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By wwfloyd
I think the direction of travel gives them some...

I think the direction of travel gives them some measure of safety... until the thoroughly unexpected occurs.


In the 80s, I did some county fairground clay track shooting, from inside the oval. That...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By wwfloyd
Diagnosis, please: Leak / shutter prob. w/ Spotmatic

Please help me pinpoint my issue with a Pentax Spotmatic. I get a very subtle, white, vertical streak from the top of frame, down about 1/3 of the way or so. It's always in the same position, when I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,263
Posted By wwfloyd
I thought it was still not working, but, logged...

I thought it was still not working, but, logged out, and back in, and it is working. Uploaded a photo, and made a slight edit.
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 05-20-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 30,433
Posted By wwfloyd
I just got a Canon P, my first interchangeable...

I just got a Canon P, my first interchangeable lens Canon RF. Looks pretty good. It just may be usable, as is. Love the feel of the advance lever.



The shutter is wrinkled a bit. I did read this...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-10-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,894
Posted By wwfloyd
https://live.staticflickr.com/7915/47331282371_055...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7915/47331282371_0552ca579f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2f7vcfB)Ink (https://flic.kr/p/2f7vcfB) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-10-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,894
Posted By wwfloyd
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47775721851_c3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47775721851_c33bf5fefe_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fMM4Cg)Music fan (https://flic.kr/p/2fMM4Cg) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2019
Replies: 373
Views: 37,996
Posted By wwfloyd
Thistle blossom, with Yashica Dental Eye...

Thistle blossom, with Yashica Dental Eye III



https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40706277653_42f789aa6e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2525jak)Thistle blossom, way down deep (https://flic.kr/p/2525jak)...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-08-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By wwfloyd
My Super 23 is like yours. I have not taken it...

My Super 23 is like yours. I have not taken it apart, but, have imagined that there are rubber bushing that are very much worn, or missing. I'm not sure I'll ever need to tilt the back, but, it would...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-08-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 10,141
Posted By wwfloyd
My main issue with the Color 35 is that it takes...

My main issue with the Color 35 is that it takes more trouble to collapse the lens than with a Rollei 35, along with more potential mechanical wear doing the collapse, than with a Rollei 35. This,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,263
Posted By wwfloyd
I pretty much do not update my Android apps --...

I pretty much do not update my Android apps -- "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." But, yesterday, I had to update Flickr, in order to log in with my new Flickr (not Yahoo) login. As I suspected, the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2019
Replies: 546
Views: 68,405
Posted By wwfloyd
https://live.staticflickr.com/7863/46784199544_ffc...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7863/46784199544_ffc6b4a627_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ehafA5)Happy (https://flic.kr/p/2ehafA5) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-24-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
17 rolls of 6-year-old 400TX, at 25 cents each......

17 rolls of 6-year-old 400TX, at 25 cents each... local thrift shop.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-24-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By wwfloyd
This looks much like a shutter flaw that I...

This looks much like a shutter flaw that I recently saw in a new-to-me Pentax K1000. About 1 in 5 frames was affected, and shutter speed did not seem to matter. The K1000 has a horizontal focal plane...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2019
Replies: 397
Views: 45,154
Posted By wwfloyd
Taken through shop...

Taken through shop windows...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7919/33455458818_70c3c40d7f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SYkYku)Rocket Fizz (https://flic.kr/p/SYkYku) by wwfloyd...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-22-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By wwfloyd
subscribed

subscribed
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,260
Posted By wwfloyd
I've just been building a Spotmatic system --...

I've just been building a Spotmatic system -- fun, since the lenses can be very cheap. WRT battery, the word from Googling is that the Spotmatics have a bridge circuit for the meters, which means...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By wwfloyd
Are you still getting good use out of the 'puter,...

Are you still getting good use out of the 'puter, for other things? I have Win7 notebook from 2010, I think. It's now used only for scanning, and, it isn't connected to the interwebs... thus, no...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-21-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By wwfloyd
I'd be curious as to how much you bought that...

I'd be curious as to how much you bought that Nishika for, new. Used ones sell regularly on ebay for near $200 -- likely more, if you have full kit with flash, etc. Aside from the novelty (which is...
Forum: Olympus RF 04-21-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By wwfloyd
Are you SURE you're closing the film door...

Are you SURE you're closing the film door completely? One of my XA's has sort of a 2-stage feel to the latch. I fogged the beginning of a roll of film because I thought the door was latched, but, it...
Forum: Yashica RF 04-19-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By wwfloyd
I have a set of those lenses. It may help you to...

I have a set of those lenses. It may help you to know that the rear caps of my set are plastic push-on... they have ribs on the inner edge every centimeter or so.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-18-2019
Replies: 644
Views: 54,469
Posted By wwfloyd
https://live.staticflickr.com/7897/40630316443_98e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7897/40630316443_98ec6dc9b8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24UmZxi)Taxi gal and horse (https://flic.kr/p/24UmZxi) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,669
Posted By wwfloyd
Wow! That's an eye opener. WRT to the OP, I...

Wow! That's an eye opener.


WRT to the OP, I have given up on trying to divine legitimate meaning from those Japanese listings. I just skip them. All.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-14-2019
Replies: 3,264
Views: 567,045
Posted By wwfloyd
The talkative rikshaw...

The talkative rikshaw dude.
https://live.staticflickr.com/7816/46872380414_76a4eee094_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2epXcFU)Rikshaw (https://flic.kr/p/2epXcFU) by wwfloyd...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By wwfloyd
The yarn I have has 4 strands. I can pull 1 or 2...

The yarn I have has 4 strands. I can pull 1 or 2 strands off (one at a time seems to work best, for maintaining the twist in the remainder), and get an appropriate fit.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By wwfloyd
I HAVE: Kodak Retina Reflex IV body. Exterior...

I HAVE: Kodak Retina Reflex IV body. Exterior looks great. Seems to wind, but, on release, there's no mirror or shutter activity. You pay shipping only.

I NEED: Chrome rewind knob for Olympus...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-31-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,493
Posted By wwfloyd
I get the impression this is a simple spray-on...

I get the impression this is a simple spray-on paint. A proper "paint" job probably-maybe would be powder coating, as used on metal automotive parts and accessories.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-31-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,493
Posted By wwfloyd
That reminds me of those cheap auto body paint...

That reminds me of those cheap auto body paint jobs, where the rubber door, trunk, windshield gaskets all get painted.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
Had been looking at the Huss Pentax MX + 40mm...

Had been looking at the Huss Pentax MX + 40mm pancake thread. I had long wanted a 40mm, but, not bad enough to pay the $120 to $150 they seem to be selling for. Got motivated to look again. I have...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-26-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By wwfloyd
I thought the idea of a forum was to share...

I thought the idea of a forum was to share information that others may find useful. I don't know if your thoughts on this matter are representative of the community, but, I do recognize that these...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-26-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By wwfloyd
My review of Ebay bennfoto Medalist II service

Service sold by bennfoto account on Ebay. Camera sent for service to:

Cameraworks
166 Sparrowbush Road
Latham, NY 12110

Price for service: $120 + 15 for return shipping. From listing: "Service ...
Forum: Olympus RF 03-26-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 6,256
Posted By wwfloyd
This thread has me tempted to get an XA2 or XA3....

This thread has me tempted to get an XA2 or XA3. But, I have another question related to the zone focusing. I've been shooting ISO 100 in my XA and other Japanese rangefinders... so that I can get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,483
Posted By wwfloyd
Not my favorite term, either. But, Shooter was...

Not my favorite term, either. But, Shooter was the title used for David Hume Kennerly's book on working Vietnam, President Ford, etc.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-18-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 1,161
Posted By wwfloyd
Hey, this is an old thread, but, thought I'd say...

Hey, this is an old thread, but, thought I'd say thanks to pb908. It's always nice to know what one is getting into. I just adjusted the vertical alignment on my Perkeo rangefinder.



For anyone...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-18-2019
Replies: 324
Views: 34,792
Posted By wwfloyd
The Drummer's Kid

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1888/43661411965_de28224ee4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29wd9CV)The kid behind the drum kit (https://flic.kr/p/29wd9CV) by wwfloyd...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-13-2019
Replies: 1,560
Views: 199,641
Posted By wwfloyd
Here's my Brittany, Piper, and Bassett buddy...

Here's my Brittany, Piper, and Bassett buddy Rondo.


Had been shooting with newly acquired Pentax K1000. Good looking example, but, about 1 of 6 shots would have a vertical line through the frame,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-13-2019
Replies: 1,560
Views: 199,641
Posted By wwfloyd
What a profile! Very nice.

What a profile! Very nice.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-12-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By wwfloyd
I have a walk-in dry cabinet -- a closet. The...

I have a walk-in dry cabinet -- a closet. The drying element is a Goldenrod electric device often used in gun safes. Goldenrods come in various lengths, so can be purchased for the cabinet or room...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-05-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 3,706
Posted By wwfloyd
valdas and nukecoke, Since you've both...

valdas and nukecoke,


Since you've both disassembled the Mju 1 or Stylus 3.5... I picked one up at Goodwill today. The LCDs activates when the cover is slid open (new battery used), but, the lens...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-02-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By wwfloyd
Yes, develop 1 at a time. After seeing subjects...

Yes, develop 1 at a time. After seeing subjects of the first shots developed, you'll probably recall enough to know when you had made note of shooting at higher ISO, so, you will know if that first...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-01-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By wwfloyd
Have not watched the videos, but, if I'm ever...

Have not watched the videos, but, if I'm ever motivated to do microsurgery (an ambitious undertaking!) on a Minox, I'll remember this post.


How do you suppose the shutter blades got crushed?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By wwfloyd
Hey, this is a lot like what I ran into today,...

Hey, this is a lot like what I ran into today, for the first time. Using a new-to-me Kiev 4, the 35mm take-up spool required edges about like this, but, no place for the hole punch. Instead, it had a...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 02-23-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 6,770
Posted By wwfloyd
I had shot a roll of Orca, and was very...

I had shot a roll of Orca, and was very displeased with the white dots showing in black areas. Had decided it would not even be worth shooting the second roll I had on hand. I eventually stumbled...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,816
Posted By wwfloyd
You can carry a camera that's too big for a...

You can carry a camera that's too big for a pocket and too small for traditional strap. There are neck lanyards that are kind of like long wrist straps -- attach to one camera lug, often adjustable,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-22-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By wwfloyd
First pics from Medalist II

I got the Medalist back, after CLA. Below are my first 3 shots. As I was working on the leaky dam shot, I added a filter, and was going to do some longer bulb exposures. Oops... found that B was not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-20-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
Got the currently trendy (Infinity) Olympus...

Got the currently trendy (Infinity) Olympus Stylus f3.5 -- first in the line. Seller had said the front cover was "very difficult to close." For $26 delivered, I figured it might be off track, or...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-20-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By wwfloyd
I prefer the thin straps (nylon, poly, not sure)...

I prefer the thin straps (nylon, poly, not sure) that came with Nikon and Canon cameras in the late 70s, early 80s. They were about an inch wide where they go around the shoulder or neck. No padding...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By wwfloyd
Ah, now that you mention it... that would be...

Ah, now that you mention it... that would be possible. More important for me, now that you mention it, the degrees of rotation should be the same between cameras, for any particular negative frame...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,598
Posted By wwfloyd
nikon_sam, that crane image has several degrees...

nikon_sam, that crane image has several degrees of weirdness, which were not immediately apparent.



peterm1, yes, that shadow profile over other head reminds me of the classic published illusion,...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By wwfloyd
This is an intriguing idea. A few thoughts have...

This is an intriguing idea. A few thoughts have come to mind, as I consider the possibilities of doing it, myself.

In your other thread, you noted a need to see index numbers through the ruby...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-18-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By wwfloyd
Try using a flashlight as you peer through. I...

Try using a flashlight as you peer through. I recently had trouble seeing numbers on HP5+ -- shooting my first roll of 120, after having worked with a test roll of something else, which had big, bold...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-16-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,598
Posted By wwfloyd
Good job, guys. I was afraid this thread might go...

Good job, guys. I was afraid this thread might go nowhere.

Richard, I guess that's a ball passing through the frame?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,598
Posted By wwfloyd
Illusions made in photographs

Hey, I searched for an "Illusions" photo thread, and found none. I hope it's okay for any Schmoe to start a photo thread.

I made this high-vantage pic a few days ago, testing my $10 Chinon Bellami...
Forum: Olympus RF 02-14-2019
Replies: 167
Views: 33,988
Posted By wwfloyd
This thread is packed with nice images. I've only...

This thread is packed with nice images. I've only shot a partial roll with my RC... test shots, but, I was impressed with the results. T-Max 100, scanned on Epson...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
Went to a Jewelry/Pawn closing and estate sale....

Went to a Jewelry/Pawn closing and estate sale. Picked up a Chinon Bellami for $10. Has a small crack on external viewfinder, and mild wear. But, it had good batteries in it, and everything seems to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
That Mercury II looks pretty good. I've got one,...

That Mercury II looks pretty good. I've got one, and, have never managed to try it out.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2019
Replies: 1,560
Views: 199,641
Posted By wwfloyd
(Hey, what does W/NW stand...

(Hey, what does W/NW stand for?)
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4334/36681740011_889036d78b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XTrvki)Piper and Copper (https://flic.kr/p/XTrvki) by wwfloyd...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2019
Replies: 215
Views: 33,781
Posted By wwfloyd
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8440/7953055168_347...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8440/7953055168_347e5ae4c7.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/d7MudQ)A touch of rain (https://flic.kr/p/d7MudQ) by wwfloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwfloyd/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
I have a IIa, as well. Purchased at a flea market...

I have a IIa, as well. Purchased at a flea market for $8, in 1989. I shot a few rolls with it. Years later, I would like to make it a regular, but, winding no longer charges the shutter, as I recall....
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By wwfloyd
Well, I meant ever, with allowance for possibly...

Well, I meant ever, with allowance for possibly being wrong. I was wary of speaking in absolutes. You got me curious, so, I re-Googled for the source of my assertion. Ah... "for the mass...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-09-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By wwfloyd
Functional preferences aside, I guess beauty is...

Functional preferences aside, I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I much prefer the classic 60-70s Japanese rangefinder look. The free-with-subscription cameras copied that look for a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-09-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By wwfloyd
Flickr.com 1000 photo limit for free accounts....

Flickr.com

1000 photo limit for free accounts. Years ago, free accounts could not be organized into albums (folders). I suspect that limit is gone, but, you'd want to check.

No payment for views....
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By wwfloyd
Yes, the Nimslo and the Nishika 3D cameras go for...

Yes, the Nimslo and the Nishika 3D cameras go for crazy money, with the hipsters buying them up.

The Nishika is especially crazy, since it truly is a poor example of design and execution. For...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-07-2019
Replies: 644
Views: 54,469
Posted By wwfloyd
A few of my recent portraits....

A few of my recent portraits.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4835/46970867682_a5e93d6f61_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eyDYwf)Larry (https://flic.kr/p/2eyDYwf) by wwfloyd...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
The camera arrived quickly, since I live in...

The camera arrived quickly, since I live in Georgia, where KEH is based. As I expected, the camera does work, and it is very clean, with hardly any indications of use.

I just watched 2 great YouTube...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
Good thought. Might be a factor.

Good thought. Might be a factor.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2019
Replies: 1,359
Views: 341,496
Posted By wwfloyd
Here are two of mine. The first is a pro shooter...

Here are two of mine. The first is a pro shooter at an airshow, 2002.

The second and third represent my frustration at an outdoor Prince tribute concert. Until this evening, tradition had been to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
Ouch! What are these people thinking, if they're...

Ouch! What are these people thinking, if they're thinking, at all.

I recently had to take back a Rebel film camera with lens sold on Ebay, as buyer claimed it was not as described. Not true....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-06-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,359
Posted By wwfloyd
OK, long hang time would be worth a try. I'll...

OK, long hang time would be worth a try. I'll have to work on my patience.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2019
Replies: 9,112
Views: 897,539
Posted By wwfloyd
I bought one of the "As Is", for parts or repair,...

I bought one of the "As Is", for parts or repair, Olympus XA cameras that KEH has listed. $45 + 7 for shipping. They have 7 more XA or XA2 just like this -- in good cosmetic condition, except someone...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 956
Posted By wwfloyd
Maaaybe a medium sized sensor with a short, fast...

Maaaybe a medium sized sensor with a short, fast zoom? I have enjoyed the Panasonic Lumix LX100, and the mark II iteration came out last year. 24-75mm eq. F1.7-2.8 lens. The control layout is the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-02-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 960
Posted By wwfloyd
That consistently hazy center reminds me of...

That consistently hazy center reminds me of something I've seen a few times on digital SLRs. Some lenses that were developed before digital, paired with early sensors, could pick up reflection off...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-02-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By wwfloyd
Yes, with emphasis on sold listings. People that...

Yes, with emphasis on sold listings. People that are new at doing Ebay comps (MANY Goodwill stores fall into this category) just search the listings, and get googly-eyed at the asking prices of...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-01-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,359
Posted By wwfloyd
Regarding Epson flatbed scanners... I have the...

Regarding Epson flatbed scanners...


I have the V550 (IIRC, same as the V600, but without extra software packages). I have cursed this scanner many times!


The problem is the negative carriers......
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2019
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,370
Posted By wwfloyd
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=72813&d=1252008102

Love the beach shots. That first one is pretty unique.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2019
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,370
Posted By wwfloyd
Thanks, Don. Plain vanilla: D76, 1:1, 68.5...

Thanks, Don. Plain vanilla: D76, 1:1, 68.5 degrees, 10.5 minutes -- same as I've been using for 35mm Tri-X in a small tank.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2019
Replies: 3,112
Views: 750,370
Posted By wwfloyd
Looks like a good thread to peruse. But first, a...

Looks like a good thread to peruse. But first, a good place to show some pics from my first roll of medium format, from Perkeo III (or E), this week. She's cosmetically wanting, but, now deemed...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By wwfloyd
Columbus, Georgia

I guess we don't care what they were shot with. I like sewer covers, too. Maybe a bit heavy on the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-29-2019
Replies: 644
Views: 54,469
Posted By wwfloyd
Nice backgrounder. Well executed communication...

Nice backgrounder. Well executed communication and photograph.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-29-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By wwfloyd
All over but the waiting... I have sent the...

All over but the waiting... I have sent the Medalist to the Ebay guy, bennfoto. Will report back later.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-27-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By wwfloyd
Thank you Beemermark! I not only got the recent...

Thank you Beemermark! I not only got the recent recommendation I was hoping for, but, 10 in all, as there are that many satisfied Medalist owners reporting in the Ebay feedback.

I have sent the guy...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-26-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By wwfloyd
Need Medalist CLA recommendation

Hi All,

I've landed on this forum several times in the past few years, as I've bought some 1950-70s Japanese, fixed lens rangefinders for my collection. I've shot with some of them. So far, the...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-25-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By wwfloyd
Hi Beemermark, I just got a Medalist II, and am...

Hi Beemermark,

I just got a Medalist II, and am looking for a recommendation reference for CLA. While there are many references to Ken Ruth at Bald Mountain, I see that he retired a few years back....
Showing results 1 to 148 of 148

 


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 19:34.


vBulletin skin developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

All content on this site is Copyright Protected and owned by its respective owner. You may link to content on this site but you may not reproduce any of it in whole or part without written consent from its owner.