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Forum: Travel 6 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 1,515
Posted By mconnealy
Some excellent work here, and I hope to see more....

Some excellent work here, and I hope to see more. I have lived mostly in southern and central NM, so always enjoy the opportunity to see pictures from other parts of the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,093
Posted By mconnealy
I got started using PMK Pyro based on my...

I got started using PMK Pyro based on my admiration for the work of New Zealander, Rick Drawbridge (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/). His images show an amazing tonal range and fine...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By mconnealy
Yep, Dan has it right on the spring. I was in...

Yep, Dan has it right on the spring. I was in the process of adding a sentence on that when he posted his comment.
I opened the Compur on my Zeiss Ikon Maximar to be sure I knew what I was talking...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By mconnealy
The old rimset Compur shutters are very sturdy. ...

The old rimset Compur shutters are very sturdy. It sounds like yours needs a light cleaning. There are likely deposits of grime and dried lubricant on the shutter and aperture leaves as well as in...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 1,808
Posted By mconnealy
Nice exercise. I hadn't thought about singling...

Nice exercise. I hadn't thought about singling out the fixed lens RF cameras.
All of mine have made good pictures for me, but the Retina Xenons can't be beat.

Kodak Bantam RF...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,752
Posted By mconnealy
hot...

hot water
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-K-Xd8czU28E/WjVp1NUTO5I/AAAAAAAAPEo/C1zpH91-FTMk3orgZ2R3NKov7GOPL6-xQCLcBGAs/s1600/02b.jpg
Pentax Me - Kodak ColorPlus 200 - Unicolor C-41
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-15-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By mconnealy
I'll be interested to know how you make out with...

I'll be interested to know how you make out with restoring your Argus FA. Looking at the pictures I have seen of the camera it appears to closely resemble the earlier A models. I take it that it...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-13-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By mconnealy
I was going to suggest another site similar to...

I was going to suggest another site similar to the above, but I see you are looking for info on the last of the A models which had a different shutter from the Ilex Precise on the earlier ones.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 30,843
Posted By mconnealy
Head Games by Ho Baron Albuquerque Museum...

Head Games by Ho Baron
Albuquerque Museum Sculpture Garden
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Y8Z64bOhnXA/XWQChMGMouI/AAAAAAAARts/G5idyd492ugvEWhNv8e1pEg5bEfL9TYtQCLcBGAs/s1600/10b.jpg
Minolta X-700 - TMAX...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2019
Replies: 452
Views: 174,091
Posted By mconnealy
Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim - Kodak ColorPlus 200 -...

Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim - Kodak ColorPlus 200 - Unicolor C-41
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48528173412_b2f8dcd6b5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gWgzg3)
Salt River Canyon Bridge...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,232
Posted By mconnealy
I cut off the tapered leader and insert the end...

I cut off the tapered leader and insert the end just into the Paterson reel before putting it in the dark bag. Then I pull the film a couple inches onto the reel to seat it well in the spiral...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-25-2019
Replies: 164
Views: 9,964
Posted By mconnealy
NYC https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GMTdInakudk/Tu_sc28...

NYC
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GMTdInakudk/Tu_sc2826uI/AAAAAAAAD2Y/ELaMatcQ764/s1600/love.jpg
Vito II
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By mconnealy
I use the Unicolor C-41 kit. I find it easier...

I use the Unicolor C-41 kit. I find it easier and quicker than most b&w processes. The cost per roll is about a buck as a kit will easily process twice what the directions indicate.

Plastic tanks...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-14-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,622
Posted By mconnealy
I did not say that shooting film is cheaper than...

I did not say that shooting film is cheaper than digital. I said that the cost differences are trivial depending on how you go about it.

I was trying to get at the idea that people in the thread...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-14-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 1,622
Posted By mconnealy
I have nothing against digital; plenty of good...

I have nothing against digital; plenty of good digital work being done.
The arguments based on economy over film, however, are much exaggerated.

The price of HC-110 developer has increased about...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2019
Replies: 80
Views: 4,536
Posted By mconnealy
https://live.staticflickr.com/3438/3217094554_f4c0...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3438/3217094554_f4c02dce56_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5Uhs8u)
Zimmerman Library, UNM (https://flic.kr/p/5Uhs8u) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-26-2019
Replies: 1,169
Views: 421,090
Posted By mconnealy
No.1A Pocket...

No.1A Pocket Kodak
https://live.staticflickr.com/2008/5706098040_dc21e60846_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9Gef9G)
stripey the cat (https://flic.kr/p/9Gef9G) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-22-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,700
Posted By mconnealy
Brownie Hawkeye Flash - flipped...

Brownie Hawkeye Flash - flipped lens
https://live.staticflickr.com/8311/8013866872_8195f18e92_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ddaaqu)
great hat (https://flic.kr/p/ddaaqu) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2019
Replies: 263
Views: 33,634
Posted By mconnealy
Pentax Spotmatic SP - SMC Takumar...

Pentax Spotmatic SP - SMC Takumar 1.8/55
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47978735632_29fa7f8f77_o.jpg
(https://flic.kr/p/2g6HyxS)roses (https://flic.kr/p/2g6HyxS) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-10-2019
Replies: 598
Views: 106,699
Posted By mconnealy
pinhole https://live.staticflickr.com/3083/3233711...

pinhole
https://live.staticflickr.com/3083/3233711859_8eeaf69c60_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5VKBSK)
self-disclosure (https://flic.kr/p/5VKBSK) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-09-2019
Replies: 452
Views: 174,091
Posted By mconnealy
A couple New Mexico bridges from the Kodak No.2...

A couple New Mexico bridges from the Kodak No.2 Folding Autographic Brownie with Rapid Rectilinear...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2019
Replies: 527
Views: 46,750
Posted By mconnealy
NYC - 1967 - Nikon...

NYC - 1967 - Nikon S
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-02-2019
Replies: 3,213
Views: 561,538
Posted By mconnealy
NYC, 1967, Nikon...

NYC, 1967, Nikon S
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Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-21-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,129
Posted By mconnealy
I think that is a position that is defensible as...

I think that is a position that is defensible as the basis for a debate, but also one full of pitfalls. One is how to properly define "art" in today's world.

I would say that political and social...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By mconnealy
I've got an Epson Perfection 2450 Photo scanner I...

I've got an Epson Perfection 2450 Photo scanner I have been using for about 15 years. It has negative holders for 35mm to 4x5. Works fine with my old XP desktop of about the same age. Getting the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,700
Posted By mconnealy
https://live.staticflickr.com/4906/47006346041_65b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4906/47006346041_65bc7e8e98_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eBMP16)
the hat (https://flic.kr/p/2eBMP16) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photo Software 04-15-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,014
Posted By mconnealy
Lynn's plan is similar to what I have been doing...

Lynn's plan is similar to what I have been doing for some time. I have an old desktop running Windows XP, Photoshop CS2 and Silverfast-SE that works with my old Epson scanner. I only use the XP...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
Ansco...

Ansco Panda
https://live.staticflickr.com/8368/8367375173_5faf6e3854_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dKoZ8c)
construction worker (https://flic.kr/p/dKoZ8c), UNM Campus
by Mike Connealy...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 04-04-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 31,038
Posted By mconnealy
Kodak Retina II - Xenon...

Kodak Retina II - Xenon f:2/50mm

https://live.staticflickr.com/1865/44571224462_0e7972fa34_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aUBbch)
Olds (https://flic.kr/p/2aUBbch) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By mconnealy
I have a post on my blog with illustrations about...

I have a post on my blog with illustrations about re-rolling 120 to 620 (https://connealy.blogspot.com/2009/12/120-to-620.html).
It is really very easy, requiring no unusual dexterity and it only...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-03-2019
Replies: 2,418
Views: 353,491
Posted By mconnealy
On Dorothea Lange, an essay by George P. Elliott...

On Dorothea Lange, an essay by George P. Elliott in the MOMA book, Dorothea Lange, which accompanied the exhibit shortly after the photographer's death.
Elliott's essay is the best thing I've ever...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-03-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://live.staticflickr.com/2931/14001133899_beb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/2931/14001133899_beba3e7853_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nketjk)
Alejandro (https://flic.kr/p/nketjk) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://live.staticflickr.com/4273/35241882796_fc7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4273/35241882796_fc7e665e41_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VGcRWU)
A Sunday Morning (https://flic.kr/p/VGcRWU) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://live.staticflickr.com/7828/47514385131_14e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7828/47514385131_14e781b848_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2foFDjK)
MC - Cesar Chavez Day - Albuquerque (https://flic.kr/p/2foFDjK)
by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-31-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://live.staticflickr.com/6115/6315049936_0a3c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/6115/6315049936_0a3cc8b2cd.jpg
(https://flic.kr/p/aC3hkj)Cate (https://flic.kr/p/aC3hkj) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-30-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://live.staticflickr.com/3308/3231625778_bcb7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3308/3231625778_bcb704b172_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5VyVKQ)
along the way (https://flic.kr/p/5VyVKQ) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-28-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://live.staticflickr.com/2647/32866120605_ab5...

https://live.staticflickr.com/2647/32866120605_ab58e3b8c2_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S5gsBP)
Mr. Lewis (https://flic.kr/p/S5gsBP) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By mconnealy
The earliest new camera design I have found that...

The earliest new camera design I have found that went into production after the war was the Ansco Panda. The little box camera first went on the market near Christmas of 1947. The Agfa-Ansco...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8459/8030099734_31a...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8459/8030099734_31a971dc51_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/deAmTq)
Alorah (https://flic.kr/p/deAmTq) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 03-27-2019
Replies: 2,418
Views: 353,491
Posted By mconnealy
I recently got around to reading Beaumont...

I recently got around to reading Beaumont Newhall's autobiography and his history of photography. The autobiography was a sad story, I thought. His history is worth reading because of the pivotal...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6043/6323224452_354...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6043/6323224452_3543c2cfb8_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aCLbkf)
El Día De Los Muertos (https://flic.kr/p/aCLbkf) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4282/35030571082_6b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4282/35030571082_6bd9fcfa51_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VnwQku)
Margaret (https://flic.kr/p/VnwQku) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-24-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,520
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4749/39924071754_27...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4749/39924071754_27f34701c9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23PXiAJ)
Cate (https://flic.kr/p/23PXiAJ) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By mconnealy
I like Color Plus 200. I've been using it for a...

I like Color Plus 200. I've been using it for a while since Fuji 200 is no longer available locally. I process in Unicolor C-41.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7812/46314880585_36798b12d6_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,090
Posted By mconnealy
Google "site syntax" can be used to search the...

Google "site syntax" can be used to search the Classic Cameras Repair Forum.

Here are instructions (https://www.lifewire.com/google-search-one-website-1616499) for using Google Search for a specific...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,090
Posted By mconnealy
The Contaflex I...

The Contaflex I (https://connealy.blogspot.com/search/label/Zeiss%20Ikon%20Contaflex%20I) is one of my great favorites and I put a lot of film through it after cleaning it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-03-2019
Replies: 964
Views: 189,549
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8462/28706115921_94...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8462/28706115921_94a88328f8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KJEma8)
Albuquerque Station (https://flic.kr/p/KJEma8) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-25-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,655
Posted By mconnealy
Two...

Two more:

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-aBu8bY4bEF0/VripDU3mkkI/AAAAAAAAL6c/OFF76m37T7s/s320/1662.jpg
The Kodak Flash Bantam...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-25-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,655
Posted By mconnealy
Two in my...

Two in my collection:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4470/37264346754_fc241903ae_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YLVw29)
Ihagee Auto-Ultrix 127 (https://flic.kr/p/YLVw29) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-16-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,522
Posted By mconnealy
It seems like the idea of the thread and the...

It seems like the idea of the thread and the pictures fit within the concept of Surrealism, which often involved suggestive juxtapositions. Here are a couple of my recent...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-29-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 911
Posted By mconnealy
I learned to process film in a Rondinax and it...

I learned to process film in a Rondinax and it seemed a nice easy way to get started, particularly in regard to getting the film loaded onto the reel. I don't see how it would save you any space...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 8,480
Posted By mconnealy
I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the "Leica" of...

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the "Leica" of box cameras, the Genos Rapid, which uses 120 film ( check out that threaded cable connection). The camera has a brilliant finder and toggles for two...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 2,437
Posted By mconnealy
I bought ten rolls of Acros 120 a while ago from...

I bought ten rolls of Acros 120 a while ago from B&H and shot the first recently in my Kodak Reflex II. I've always liked the results I've gotten with it from developing in Rodinal 1:50.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-18-2018
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,667
Posted By mconnealy
Getting ready to run some Acros through this...

Getting ready to run some Acros through this one.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4188/34317905645_9dab58bc1a_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UhyeJn)
Kodak Reflex II (https://flic.kr/p/UhyeJn) by Mike...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 108
Views: 3,989
Posted By mconnealy
From the...

From the vuws:
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3096/3191546826_3440c45aa3_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5S2vFq)
memory garden (https://flic.kr/p/5S2vFq) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-09-2018
Replies: 451
Views: 53,926
Posted By mconnealy
Nikon Fe - Nikkor-P Auto F:2.9.105mm - Tri-X -...

Nikon Fe - Nikkor-P Auto F:2.9.105mm - Tri-X - HC110b
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4887/44877478865_0f86e5039a_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bnENXB)
Cate and Roxy (https://flic.kr/p/2bnENXB) by Mike...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 840
Posted By mconnealy
Nick Brandt talked a bit about his technique in a...

Nick Brandt talked a bit about his technique in a photo.net posting a few years ago in response to some typically idiotic forum blather:

nick Brandt , Feb 23, 2006; 12:00 a.m.
A friend told me about...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-05-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By mconnealy
Yet another reason to wish I still lived in the...

Yet another reason to wish I still lived in the Bay Area. I just finished reading Brassai's Letters to my Parents. It was tremendously entertaining.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-03-2018
Replies: 132
Views: 9,378
Posted By mconnealy
Simi, Greece - Vito II...

Simi, Greece - Vito II
https://d6d2h4gfvy8t8.cloudfront.net/3409863-orig.jpg
Simi streets are mostly stairways, so the donkeys are indispensible.
One of these days I'll get around to doing some...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-30-2018
Replies: 625
Views: 160,294
Posted By mconnealy
Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim - Fuji 200 - Unicolor...

Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim - Fuji 200 - Unicolor C-41

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1922/45799679142_21c4c762ab_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cMajYo)
unm (https://flic.kr/p/2cMajYo) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2018
Replies: 1,552
Views: 197,837
Posted By mconnealy
Nikon FE, Nikkor-P Auto F:2.9.105mm, Kodak Tri-X,...

Nikon FE, Nikkor-P Auto F:2.9.105mm, Kodak Tri-X, HC-110b

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4887/44877478865_0f86e5039a_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bnENXB)
Cate and Roxy (https://flic.kr/p/2bnENXB) by...
Forum: Argus RF 11-25-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,670
Posted By mconnealy
Mine screws off in the clockwise direction.

Mine screws off in the clockwise direction.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-22-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 3,395
Posted By mconnealy
Camera & Darkroom...

Camera & Darkroom (http://www.camera-darkroom.com/) has shops in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Good selection of quality used cameras as well as film and processing...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 178
Views: 33,118
Posted By mconnealy
Santa Monica - Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Flash - Fuji...

Santa Monica - Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Flash - Fuji Acros - Rodinal 1:50

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-WoIjKTGV7Wg/Wm0QsMfEyAI/AAAAAAAAPRc/cJEB6oPmMf8LEQk7vBejA7aZo9ctTOvSQCLcBGAs/s640/07b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2018
Replies: 377
Views: 46,892
Posted By mconnealy
Santa Monica - Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Flash - Fuji...

Santa Monica - Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Flash - Fuji Acros - Rodinal 1:50

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-hxg774iDA0w/Wm0QRGP0-3I/AAAAAAAAPRM/H_l-8TbsF1UU3P7zRq97DWFR8_1PUYiCACLcBGAs/s640/03b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-17-2018
Replies: 492
Views: 93,120
Posted By mconnealy
Marigold Parade, Albuquerque - Pentax ME...

Marigold Parade, Albuquerque - Pentax ME Super
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4860/45027142534_12b3282008_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bATSKG)
painted smile (https://flic.kr/p/2bATSKG) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2018
Replies: 377
Views: 46,892
Posted By mconnealy
Yashica-Mat - TMAX 400 -...

Yashica-Mat - TMAX 400 - HC110b

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1914/45649772091_612f20c157_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cxV1Q4)
bench (https://flic.kr/p/2cxV1Q4) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 11-14-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 43,940
Posted By mconnealy
I exposed a few rolls of film in my Retina Reflex...

I exposed a few rolls of film in my Retina Reflex with the cloudy prism, which involved a lot of guess work. What kept me interested in the camera was the fact that the Xenon is a great lens, the...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 11-13-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 43,940
Posted By mconnealy
I recently replaced the desilvered prism in my...

I recently replaced the desilvered prism in my Retina Reflex with one from a Minolta XG-1. It was not a very difficult process, but I was glad to have the help of Chris Sherlock's web site and...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-11-2018
Replies: 692
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 244,421
Posted By mconnealy
Kodak Monitor 620 - Ilford HP5 Plus 400 - PMK...

Kodak Monitor 620 - Ilford HP5 Plus 400 - PMK Pyro
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4914/45109223224_ef762f370a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bJ9yu1)
The Usual Suspects (https://flic.kr/p/2bJ9yu1) by Mike...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-11-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 4,044
Posted By mconnealy
Quite a few Soviet post-war slr cameras were...

Quite a few Soviet post-war slr cameras were based on rangefinder models with the addition of slr viewing systems. The Retina Reflex shares much of its design with the 2C and 3C rangefinders of the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 850
Posted By mconnealy
My grandmother in a canoe on a Wisconsin mill...

My grandmother in a canoe on a Wisconsin mill pond about 1917.

https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-HxcGpP6e-NQ/V7cT2eiUBeI/AAAAAAAAMgU/mqB-76EBZC8lbzvs91RnYvOaZficVgm0wCLcB/s1600/ehoye.jpg

A bad print from...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 850
Posted By mconnealy
[quote=David Hughes;2845427]My favourites are in...

[quote=David Hughes;2845427]My favourites are in the old Kodak "How to... " manuals and books.

And the colour pictures from the turn of the previous century when they were using the three filters...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 850
Posted By mconnealy
Tintype of my grandfather in the year of his...

Tintype of my grandfather in the year of his birth, 1884.

https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-qXs6mxctfHQ/T44Mt__iPyI/AAAAAAAAEXM/4EZxourAbxc/s1600/01b.jpg

Creased across the middle as the result of being...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 850
Posted By mconnealy
https://d1ro734fq21xhf.cloudfront.net/attachments/...

https://d1ro734fq21xhf.cloudfront.net/attachments/00A4Dw-20393784.jpg

I found the negative of this picture of Churchill and his daughter among my wife's family photos. I wrote up what I found out...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-31-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By mconnealy
Old Compur shutters do not require cocking for...

Old Compur shutters do not require cocking for the B and T settings. You just press the shutter release when those settings are selected.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-12-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,597
Posted By mconnealy
Zorki 2-C...

Zorki 2-C (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157628101935589/with/31260552278/), Jupiter 12, KosmoFoto 100, Rodinal...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-02-2018
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,601
Posted By mconnealy
Contaflex...

Contaflex I
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1931/44125323925_448eae5f6f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aecPuZ)
La Plaza Vieja (https://flic.kr/p/2aecPuZ) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-01-2018
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,194
Posted By mconnealy
Contaflex I - Tessar...

Contaflex I - Tessar f:2.8/45mm
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1931/43224994860_740cdac2a9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/28RDp35)
Fairlane 500 (https://flic.kr/p/28RDp35) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 09-29-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 2,651
Posted By mconnealy
I have one just like the one shown in the link,...

I have one just like the one shown in the link, but it is a screw-in made of flexible black rubber. It says "Kodak Made in Germany" on the outside surface. I shot all my Retinas recently and was...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 09-09-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 14,636
Posted By mconnealy
Just to clarify a bit, the Agfa Billy is a medium...

Just to clarify a bit, the Agfa Billy is a medium format folder. I removed the bellows from mine, hacksawed a hole in the front cover and mounted the shutter there. I used some foam sheets on the...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 09-09-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 14,636
Posted By mconnealy
I did have the pinhole behind the shutter...

I did have the pinhole behind the shutter initially, but got some vignetting from the lens mount. So, I moved the pinhole out front after those pictures were made of the camera. I also do not any...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 09-09-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 14,636
Posted By mconnealy
I think the hole to film plane distance is about...

I think the hole to film plane distance is about 38mm. Adapting a film camera for pinhole use takes care of a number of functional issues including film advance and shutter release. I've also...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 09-09-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 14,636
Posted By mconnealy
My favorite pinhole camera was hacked from an old...

My favorite pinhole camera was hacked from an old Agfa Billy Record.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1880/43852882794_a5b0748045.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29P8uf7)
pinhole camera...
Forum: Argus RF 08-19-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 2,056
Posted By mconnealy
Argoflex Forty, Fuji Acros, Rodinal...

Argoflex Forty, Fuji Acros, Rodinal 1:50

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1845/29202874457_772e130b8f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Luynat)chevy...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-29-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 72,932
Posted By mconnealy
B-36 https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-skbC9IV6yiU/T2_ROe...

B-36
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-skbC9IV6yiU/T2_ROerWmAI/AAAAAAAAES4/US59uWkdq6Q/s1600/18b.jpg
Zorki 2C, Jupiter 12
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2018
Replies: 1,144
Views: 229,563
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/917/43403628341_02a...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/917/43403628341_02aac84d8e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/298qWxF)
time exposure (https://flic.kr/p/298qWxF) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2018
Replies: 1,144
Views: 229,563
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1818/29078371478_22...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1818/29078371478_22af5c1d64_z.jpg
(https://flic.kr/p/LiyfLo)my cat (https://flic.kr/p/LiyfLo) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-12-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6,193
Posted By mconnealy
Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim - Fuji...

Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim - Fuji 400

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2526/4041257477_634b1bf398_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7a7v44)
Sibley (https://flic.kr/p/7a7v44) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-14-2018
Replies: 1,552
Views: 197,837
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1735/28861044288_56...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1735/28861044288_56f2d93b2b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KYmoXS)
conversation (https://flic.kr/p/KYmoXS) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-11-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By mconnealy
Those are wonderful images from your Kodak six-20...

Those are wonderful images from your Kodak six-20 duo. I'd be interested in knowing the film and processing you used. I have the same model and it is certainly one of my favorite Kodaks. I also...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-16-2018
Replies: 89
Views: 7,728
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5530/11590257883_35...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5530/11590257883_359b4d4f36_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/iEc6St)
gate (https://flic.kr/p/iEc6St) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-04-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,980
Posted By mconnealy
I have improved the alignment of the film in my...

I have improved the alignment of the film in my FED I by laying a penny on top of the film can. It is also worthwhile sometimes to trim off the excess of the felt at the bottom end where the film...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-28-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,303
Posted By mconnealy
No argument with your assessment of the Nikon FE....

No argument with your assessment of the Nikon FE. I was given one not long ago and my immediate impression was that Nikon got everything right in regard to features and handling. Regarding the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 89
Views: 7,728
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8294/7658793092_acc...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8294/7658793092_accfc21483_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cEMjmL)
gate (https://flic.kr/p/cEMjmL) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2018
Replies: 1,775
Views: 287,194
Posted By mconnealy
'49...

'49 fastback
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jVaW1U0PSLg/Wsg_xPdzvqI/AAAAAAAAPoo/4EIrptwKqdIXOq3yxIkQIBfDaWJYI6PcACLcBGAs/s1600/20b.jpg
Kodak Signet 35 - Kentmere 100 - PMK Pyro
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-23-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 4,407
Posted By mconnealy
While visiting my Flickr stream today I noticed...

While visiting my Flickr stream today I noticed that my ad blocker, uBlock, reports blocking 169 ad or tracking items. That is pretty extraordinary. uBlock on most large sites show ten to twenty...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By mconnealy
I have experienced some problems with reading and...

I have experienced some problems with reading and posting in the discussion groups off and on. I frequently cannot see a posting when I click on it. If I right click using Firefox and select "open...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By mconnealy
I really like Kentmere 100 and have mostly...

I really like Kentmere 100 and have mostly processed it in PMK Pyro to get smooth grain and a wide tonal range. I did do a couple rolls in Rodinal at 1:50. I liked the good blacks from that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-09-2018
Replies: 1,048
Views: 137,074
Posted By mconnealy
Argus...

Argus C3
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8254/8626813979_c35df04316_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/e9jFf4)
custom cad (https://flic.kr/p/e9jFf4) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-08-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
Camera and Darkroom still has a couple of stores,...

Camera and Darkroom still has a couple of stores, one in Santa Fe and one in Albuquerque. The Albuquerque store, formerly near the UNM and Kurt's, moved about a year ago to 2530 Washington St. NE...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-07-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
I'll be happy to put anyone on the mailing list...

I'll be happy to put anyone on the mailing list to be notified of the next meet-up.
I did post notices here and in several forums and discussion groups, but the threads scroll off the screen pretty...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-07-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
The Meet-Up of New Mexico Film Photographers at...

The Meet-Up of New Mexico Film Photographers at the Velvet Coffeehouse in Albuquerque's Old Town this morning was great fun. Eight people attended and several more messaged their disappointment at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
I'll have more time to get input on the when and...

I'll have more time to get input on the when and where for the next meeting.
I saw at APUG that you were doing meet-ups some time ago in Albuquerque, so I'll appreciate any ideas you have on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
Thanks for the heads-up. I'll look her up.

Thanks for the heads-up. I'll look her up.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
New Mexicans won't be surprised by tomorrow's...

New Mexicans won't be surprised by tomorrow's meet-up day prediction of sunny weather, but the 83 deg. high is unusual for this time of year. I'm really looking forward to meeting some...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
Hey, great! Looks like this is really shaping up.

Hey, great! Looks like this is really shaping up.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
Good to hear from another New Mexican. We will...

Good to hear from another New Mexican. We will likely do this again soon. Meanwhile, it would be very nice to see some pictures from Gallup in the New Mexico Film Photographer...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-04-2018
Replies: 1,179
Views: 450,667
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4188/34317905645_b8...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4188/34317905645_b8f3022ee2.jpg
(https://flic.kr/p/UhyeJn)Kodak Reflex II (https://flic.kr/p/UhyeJn) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
The weather report looks good for this Saturday's...

The weather report looks good for this Saturday's Meet-UP.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/804/26362003427_1e01a75ebc.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Gawabt)
Old Town Patio (https://flic.kr/p/Gawabt) by Mike...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2018
Replies: 456
Views: 62,714
Posted By mconnealy
San Felipe de Neri -...

San Felipe de Neri - Albuquerque

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-19vCtVVwOF8/VE7t_w3bMKI/AAAAAAAAJmw/n7i71aG4hKo/s1600/10d.jpg
Certo Dolly Super Sport, TMAX 400
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-31-2018
Replies: 5,588
Views: 965,690
Posted By mconnealy
Bentzin Plan-Primar photographed with Olympus...

Bentzin Plan-Primar photographed with Olympus Infinity Stylus (mju)

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-br2C5SkDXoc/WRjD4owZLJI/AAAAAAAAONM/AZ7igPG3ER0cfdR6KMBVA0uNYaFGfVIDwCLcB/s640/01b+(2).jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-30-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
Out-of-staters and former residents are welcome...

Out-of-staters and former residents are welcome to post photos of NM and participate in the discussions at the Flickr New Mexico Film Photographers group. Would love to see any old shots you have of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-30-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By mconnealy
April Albuquerque Meet-Up

New Mexico Film Photographers are invited to share coffee and talk about any aspect of film photography.

...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-27-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By mconnealy
I've been using the Unicolor C-41 kit from...

I've been using the Unicolor C-41 kit from Freestyle for a couple years. The process is no more difficult or time consuming than b&w processing. I think the directions in the box say twelve rolls...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,251
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3697/9178081606_0e1...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3697/9178081606_0e1ce94907_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eZ34Uj)
Selfie in Las Vegas, NM (https://flic.kr/p/eZ34Uj) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-11-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,306
Posted By mconnealy
Deco Beauty...

Deco Beauty (https://connealy.blogspot.com/2012/05/deco-beauty.html)

https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-sQjj0KtWJwE/T6rRiYDo8sI/AAAAAAAAEbw/rMTjBt1EDwc/s320/amelia2.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-07-2018
Replies: 932
Views: 226,585
Posted By mconnealy
Mamiya C330 - Tri-X - PMK Pyro (Not exactly a...

Mamiya C330 - Tri-X - PMK Pyro
(Not exactly a favorite camera, but the most capable in many ways.)
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4749/39924071754_9d25b4f76f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23PXiAJ)
Cate...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-27-2018
Replies: 1,552
Views: 197,837
Posted By mconnealy
Roxie https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-xkbaA-2jzj4/Wn0Ta...

Roxie
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-xkbaA-2jzj4/Wn0TadLB3aI/AAAAAAAAPXY/-VckxSg7f4AsjdO_f30xfbyOYkfDIsK0ACLcBGAs/s1600/21b.jpg
Mike Connealy - Leica IIIa, Summitar - Kentmere 100, PMK Pyro
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2018
Replies: 452
Views: 174,091
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6101/6384319931_767...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6101/6384319931_76732644b2_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aJaiTz)
San Francisco Bay Bridge (https://flic.kr/p/aJaiTz) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-13-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 12,790
Posted By mconnealy
Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary...

Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, Albuquerque Museum
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-m_ysbUh--BI/WoELc7eGI4I/AAAAAAAAPYU/KEMwbFhRt5sQwgfCT_D__cMVMf-Bj6w0gCLcBGAs/s640/15b.jpg
Leica IIIa,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 11,077
Posted By mconnealy
Take a look at what Rick Drawbridge has done with...

Take a look at what Rick Drawbridge has done with Kentmere 100 in PMK Pyro (https://www.flickr.com/search/?sort=date-taken-desc&safe_search=1&tags=kentmere&[email protected]&view_all=1).
I haven't...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-19-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By mconnealy
I see there is a very good discussion underway...

I see there is a very good discussion underway now about scanning PMK Pyro images (https://www.photo.net/discuss/threads/scanning.5506656/) at Photonet. Rick Drawbridge discusses many of the details...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-18-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By mconnealy
I think a lot depends on your specific scanner...

I think a lot depends on your specific scanner and scanning software. A lot of people choose to use color profiles for the initial scan and then convert the image to grayscale. It is worth doing...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-15-2018
Replies: 932
Views: 226,585
Posted By mconnealy
I've complained a lot in the past about the...

I've complained a lot in the past about the awkward handling of the Mamiya C330, but its capabilities are unmatched.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4358/36343897941_b40ba4abb8_o.jpg...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-15-2018
Replies: 164
Views: 34,971
Posted By mconnealy
I have pre-war Zeiss lenses on an Ikonta A 520...

I have pre-war Zeiss lenses on an Ikonta A 520 (Tessar) and a Box Tengor 54/2 (Goerz Frontar).

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5533/11506581386_7deec836bf_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/iwNeLf)
B-29...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 10,274
Posted By mconnealy
National Museum of Nuclear Science &...

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7490/15610468750_a614401485_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pMrJuW)
F-16 (https://flic.kr/p/pMrJuW) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-04-2018
Replies: 120
Views: 11,047
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4680/25639055928_fa...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4680/25639055928_fae188b4db_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/F4CS5q)
Campo Santo (https://flic.kr/p/F4CS5q) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-04-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 10,274
Posted By mconnealy
Albuquerque...

Albuquerque Museum
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7330/16318733390_3d9f4d3a73_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qS2LUf)
Ford Model T Speedster (1912) (https://flic.kr/p/qS2LUf) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 2,359
Posted By mconnealy
Samoca-35...

Samoca-35 Super
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4132/5190732771_a0c8d0e959_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8UFS1B)
Richard (https://flic.kr/p/8UFS1B) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: RFF News 12-04-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 6,977
Posted By mconnealy
I don't often post pictures or comments on RFF. ...

I don't often post pictures or comments on RFF. However, I have followed the forums daily for a long time and I greatly value the site as a film photography resource. I mostly think that the...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 12-04-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,158
Posted By mconnealy
Chris Sherlock is the go-to-guy for everything...

Chris Sherlock is the go-to-guy for everything about Retinas:
http://retinarescue.com/retina2ctype020.html
Forum: RFF News 11-30-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 6,977
Posted By mconnealy
Hope there will be continued access to the...

Hope there will be continued access to the Classic Cameras Repair Archive.
Although there is no opportunity to post or search within the archive, Google can be easily used to search the archive. I...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-27-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By mconnealy
There is a very detailed and well-illustrated...

There is a very detailed and well-illustrated article on servicing the 35RC at the Kiev Survival site:
http://www3.telus.net/public/rpnchbck/Oly_RC.html

Rick Oleson's site has some good disassembly...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-16-2017
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,067
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7185/13470847384_06...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7185/13470847384_06b8510e24_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mwnBBo)
death by fire (https://flic.kr/p/mwnBBo) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-12-2017
Replies: 263
Views: 33,634
Posted By mconnealy
Leica IIIa - Jupiter 12 -...

Leica IIIa - Jupiter 12 - f2.8
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4460/38059296812_3efe7b93a8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZZaQYC)
Rio at f2.8 (https://flic.kr/p/ZZaQYC) by Mike Connealy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-12-2017
Replies: 330
Views: 36,669
Posted By mconnealy
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/689/32490789261_e00...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/689/32490789261_e000bfda2f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Rv6MFK)
Down (https://flic.kr/p/Rv6MFK) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-19-2016
Replies: 97
Views: 8,480
Posted By mconnealy
There are quite a few European box cameras that...

There are quite a few European box cameras that offer 120 film format and more than just fixed focus, aperture and speed. The Frontar lens on the Box-Tengor is nice, though the low, fixed speed is...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-06-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By mconnealy
The Maizenberg book is available on line as a...

The Maizenberg book is available on line as a large pdf.
"All You Need to Know About Design and Repair of Russian Cameras"
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/31085243/maizenberg-cameras1.pdf
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,516
Posted By mconnealy
kitchen tools

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Zorki 2-C, Jupiter 12, Tri-X
Forum: RFF News 12-15-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 25,821
Posted By mconnealy
Searching the Classic Camera Repair Forum Archive

One nice result from making the old Classic Camera Repair archive visible on the web is that it allows the big search engines to index the postings. That means that you can do a search using Google...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 11-26-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 28,727
Posted By mconnealy
Probably no need to do any disassembly if your...

Probably no need to do any disassembly if your shutter is basically working ok. If you take off the lens and hold open the shutter on the T setting you can easily brush some lighter fluid onto the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-04-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 3,319
Posted By mconnealy
I got mine working following Mike Elek's...

I got mine working following Mike Elek's instructions. It was a pretty simple fix.
http://elekm.net/zeiss-ikon/repair/meter-repair/
Forum: RFF News 08-17-2014
Replies: 269
Views: 132,004
Posted By mconnealy
home page appearance

On the home page, move the Photos from the Gallery closer to the top of the page so that it spans the full width of the window, and enlarge the thumbnail size by 50%.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-23-2014
Replies: 283
Views: 38,575
Posted By mconnealy
I recently came across a box of Kodachrome slides...

I recently came across a box of Kodachrome slides which I shot in 1976 with my Spotmatic. They document the progress of a nest of Great Horned Owls on San Bruno Mountain south of San...
Forum: Olympus RF 06-04-2014
Replies: 328
Views: 68,786
Posted By mconnealy
Albuquerque Rail Yards

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5587/14284954761_6a4db8d9f7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nLj8nt)Albuquerque Rail Yards (https://flic.kr/p/nLj8nt) by Mike Connealy (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on...
Forum: Other RF 04-26-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 6,576
Posted By mconnealy
I came across this old thread recently in the...

I came across this old thread recently in the course of a search for Bantam info. It is quite easy to shoot 35mm film in any of the 828 cameras without any significant modifications to the camera. ...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-01-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By mconnealy
It is a terrific camera. There must have been a...

It is a terrific camera. There must have been a lot produced and sold right after the war because I see them being sold on ebay nearly every day.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-01-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By mconnealy
Mercury II Tricor Lens

There are a couple unanswered requests posted recently in the Mercury II group at Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/) about taking apart and cleaning the Tricor lens. It is probably...
Forum: Argus RF 08-16-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 5,611
Posted By mconnealy
Sandmar

Thanks. I didn't read your Flickr page closely enough. I'm surprised by the 35mm lens result. I didn't get nearly those nice results from the one time I used mine. I clearly need to give it...
Forum: Argus RF 08-15-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 5,611
Posted By mconnealy
Great results from that C3 in both b&w and color....

Great results from that C3 in both b&w and color. The butterfly shot really demonstrates the fine quality the Cintar is capable of providing.
Forum: Argus RF 08-14-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 5,611
Posted By mconnealy
I took a C3 to an Albuquerque car show on...

I took a C3 to an Albuquerque car show on Sunday.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a9/connealy/argusc3/03b.jpg

I found the camera recently at a yard sale. It cleaned up nicely and I thought I'd...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 12-28-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,021
Posted By mconnealy
You can access the shutter through the top by...

You can access the shutter through the top by removing the front and center lens groups. You may be able to clear the problem with the application of a little Ronsonal. It gets more complicated if...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-23-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 9,435
Posted By mconnealy
There is a page about the Vito II...

There is a page about the Vito II (http://mconnealy.com/vintagecameras/vito/index.html) on my web site with some picture I made with it in NY and in Greece a few years ago.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-23-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,052
Posted By mconnealy
Nothing very complicated under the hood. There...

Nothing very complicated under the hood. There is a little round plastic plate on the right that will fall down when you take out the screw. Easy to put back. You will be able to access the back...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-20-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By mconnealy
I had this problem with my Retina I. I spread a...

I had this problem with my Retina I. I spread a little glue on the separated edge of the bellows and pressed it in place. You have to be careful not to get glue where it shouldn't go. I used a...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 09-06-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 10,245
Posted By mconnealy
I had a similar problem with my Retina II. It...

I had a similar problem with my Retina II. It turned out that the bellows was detached at the rear end. A bit of glue fixed the problem.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-24-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,106
Posted By mconnealy
The english version of the maizenberg book is at...

The english version of the maizenberg book is at http://cccp.alien-planet.net/maizenberg-cameras1.pdf
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-28-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 7,202
Posted By mconnealy
Photography and Vintage Cameras...

Photography and Vintage Cameras (http://mconnealy.com/),
web site and blog.

Glad to find this thread and looking forward to visiting all the sites listed.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-02-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,384
Posted By mconnealy
There's a couple nice ones shown at the...

There's a couple nice ones shown at the onetwoseven.org site:
http://www.onetwoseven.org.uk/cameras/rangefinder.html
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