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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-15-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By willwright
Try Precision...takes awhile, but I've done 100...

Try Precision...takes awhile, but I've done 100 plus rolls with them..perfect processing and superb scans
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-10-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,330
Posted By willwright
you might take a look at a IIIb..retains the tiny...

you might take a look at a IIIb..retains the tiny size of the IIIa and has the all in one finder of the later IIIc add a Summitar, (huge improvement on a Summar!) and you have one terrific street...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 03-13-2018
Replies: 138
Views: 12,917
Posted By willwright
Can a DR summicaron be used on the new digi...

Can a DR summicaron be used on the new digi M"s?..specifically the M10
I've heard yes, without the eyes and No, period..looking for a correct answer, thanks.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-23-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,790
Posted By willwright
Have a now sort of ancient R5 with 24/35/macro...

Have a now sort of ancient R5 with 24/35/macro 55/ and 135...solid as a rock. wonderful high relief finder that lets me shoot with glasses. Huge chunk of camera to haul around but fine results..a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 7,784
Posted By willwright
found image

The airplane is a Mooney M20 in current registration to a person in Washington state...further details? goggle the number N5069B
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 4,447
Posted By willwright
Barry Lyndon...Kubrick's epic...you don't have to...

Barry Lyndon...Kubrick's epic...you don't have to sit through the whole thing
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 09-04-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,019
Posted By willwright
Hi Jim! Glad you're here!

Hi Jim! Glad you're here!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-05-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 14,797
Posted By willwright
In Peter Galassi's fine book accompanying HCB's...

In Peter Galassi's fine book accompanying HCB's show at the MOMA in NY, "The Modern Century"...he discussed HCB's use of cameras in some detail. This quote refers to his trips to China in the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2016
Replies: 163
Views: 95,172
Posted By willwright
ken Hansen in several locations in NYC...the...

ken Hansen in several locations in NYC...the place to be and see the real stuff...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-24-2016
Replies: 102
Views: 35,618
Posted By willwright
Later authorities say identical glass to the...

Later authorities say identical glass to the Xenon...mine is really mushy wide open, but hardens up to near Summicron quality by about f5.6..so quite an amazing lens if you know what to do, and not...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-28-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,821
Posted By willwright
why not a IIIb? you get the IIIa size and the...

why not a IIIb? you get the IIIa size and the finder of the IIIc...wonderful camera.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-01-2016
Replies: 146
Views: 12,959
Posted By willwright
henry scherer did mine successfully. Take a...

henry scherer did mine successfully. Take a while, but I think he's the guy.
Forum: Travel 01-30-2016
Replies: 137
Views: 14,719
Posted By willwright
paris

did Paris for a week not that long ago and took a group of wide lenses for my M6...15 Cosina, 21, 28, and 35mm.. an amazing number of the "keeper" images are off the 15 and 21...Paris is a wide angle...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-27-2015
Replies: 85
Views: 8,841
Posted By willwright
another vote for the Mac Mini. Use your old...

another vote for the Mac Mini. Use your old monitor or a Dell. You'll need a DVD drive and a backup drive...the Mini has no internal drives.. I use mine with PS3....works fine
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2015
Replies: 95
Views: 10,906
Posted By willwright
M2

all true, there are nothing like the M2's frame lines.. however after more than 20 years with the M6's, frame lines are something one gets used to. I certainly don't consider them a problem...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-04-2015
Replies: 95
Views: 10,906
Posted By willwright
M2

An M6, especially with the original wind lever, is a near duplicate of the M2..exact same size and within an ounce (lighter!) and with that wonderful meter. It's become my contemporary "user" to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-29-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 5,492
Posted By willwright
I'm using yosemite with vuescan successfully...

I'm using yosemite with vuescan successfully...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-30-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,808
Posted By willwright
another vote for precision in Ausin TX

another vote for precision in Ausin TX
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-24-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 6,027
Posted By willwright
I just installed a new mac mini with yosemite. ...

I just installed a new mac mini with yosemite. I have 2 epson printers and immediately installed new driver for them that work perfectly. I also have a nikon coolscan V and it's working well...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By willwright
use the M6 type strap..doesn't beat up the strap...

use the M6 type strap..doesn't beat up the strap lugs like the original you're looking for. really!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-28-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,202
Posted By willwright
the film is 828 Kodak bantam film. It was in fact...

the film is 828 Kodak bantam film. It was in fact 35mm film with the single perf. It had a paper backing and loaded like roll film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 10,022
Posted By willwright
processing

use precision (see ad at top of forum) flawless work, just takes awhile depending on your postal situation..
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-23-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,100
Posted By willwright
rollei 2.8c

the "c" has a bellows in front of the lens that couples to the focusing rack..thats a hot possibility for the leak. a Fleenor fix.....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-22-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By willwright
The same or similar housing can be seen in Lager...

The same or similar housing can be seen in Lager "Accessories" p. 83. Lager identfies it as "Lens hood for aerial photography (from Stukas) with 5cm 1:2 Summitar,lens, and rapid wind baseplate". He...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-09-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By willwright
I've been using Precision for nearly 2 years now...

I've been using Precision for nearly 2 years now with superb results. Mostly c-41 color and also BW-400. One roll of E-6 also was successful. Most scans print with only minor color corrections. ...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-11-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 7,756
Posted By willwright
Call Sherry Krauter, she's the CL lady! or email...

Call Sherry Krauter, she's the CL lady! or email DAG...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 03-22-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By willwright
get your 1800 fixed! It's one of the good ones....

get your 1800 fixed! It's one of the good ones. Mine shut down with the ink tub problems and some other issues...had it fixed an an epson dealer for about $175 and its like new..was an easy and...
Forum: Travel 06-29-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,920
Posted By willwright
did 15 years of BSA canoe trips with Leica m's in...

did 15 years of BSA canoe trips with Leica m's in surplus ammo box. cheap and VERY sturdy. Test first by submerging several feet in water...then I lined it with foam for the cameras sake. Worked...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By willwright
precision

go to their website and follow the links to scanning, film scans, and then professional scan and you'll get to an order form. They pulled the plug on the RFF link and put in a new website. ...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-17-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,553
Posted By willwright
contax I

As an owner/user of a Contax I that went through Henry Scherer's service I can say that, while working fine, its a "difficult" camera to use. There were 6 basic versions of the camera, most efforts...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-17-2010
Replies: 162
Views: 30,853
Posted By willwright
The Summarit is all that you are seeing but...

The Summarit is all that you are seeing but unsatisfying wide open. Things get good about f4! The Summilux was a huge improvement on the perfomance of the Summarit. Take a look at the evolution of...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-02-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 10,697
Posted By willwright
casettes

there are about (a couple we haven't seen yet) 6 versions of the metal casette. As to using them you only need to know about 2...the "B" casette which had a brass knob on the top and fits only the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-22-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 17,655
Posted By willwright
there is an exposure lock in the aperture/spot...

there is an exposure lock in the aperture/spot mode. simply hold the shutter button halfway down and recompose...use it all the time. sometime try the 24mm if you have a chance...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2009
Replies: 81
Views: 4,418
Posted By willwright
they do, or did, the MP-3. It was the .72 finder...

they do, or did, the MP-3. It was the .72 finder and the manual set film counter of the M2. a brand new M2 in other words. didn't last long.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-07-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 3,576
Posted By willwright
having tried many times to "match" Walmart scans...

having tried many times to "match" Walmart scans with my Coolscan, I discovered the automated scan uses huge amounts of sharpening and saturation. Whether that looks "good" or "better" is highly...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-20-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 1,984
Posted By willwright
Yes, the Cosina finders prevent the shutter speed...

Yes, the Cosina finders prevent the shutter speed dial to be changed on the early III's (III, IIIa, and IIIb) I gently filed the plastic on the bottom of the finder till I got the clearance I...
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