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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 2 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 693
Posted By Deardorff38
RH, as Beemermark and Leica M2 fan have said........

RH, as Beemermark and Leica M2 fan have said..... the 3.5 lenses are terrific. I owned Rolleiflex 2.8 F (several) before selling to move to LF. I also used a Mamiya 6 as my main MF camera for...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 3,712
Posted By Deardorff38
Agreed. ............

Agreed.
............
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,557
Posted By Deardorff38
jarski time to take your head out of the...

jarski


time to take your head out of the sand......
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
You might try contacting some Leica repair people...

You might try contacting some Leica repair people in the USA and see if they would sell you lugs. It's a long shot but worth a try.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
Exceptionally beautiful but bulky.........

Exceptionally beautiful but bulky...... definitely cheaper to get new lugs
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,795
Posted By Deardorff38
I don't often make big prints from 35mm...

I don't often make big prints from 35mm negatives, even more so with old lenses, but i had a request for a 50x40cm (16x20") print so i was interested to see the results. ( '34 Leica iii '36 Elmar...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,512
Posted By Deardorff38
It is unfortunate that the Xpan is electronic. It...

It is unfortunate that the Xpan is electronic. It is so unique. Compact, switch from 6x to panoramic, great lenses. The Linhof, Fuji 6x17, Fuji Texas Leica, Pentax 67 can all produce fine...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,673
Posted By Deardorff38
Nicely done Bastian! Great final print

Nicely done Bastian! Great final print
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
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Views: 987,680
Posted By Deardorff38
Lynn it looks like you polished that stainless...

Lynn it looks like you polished that stainless tank !
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,284
Posted By Deardorff38
Helen, as you said, the world is full of colour....

Helen, as you said, the world is full of colour. With the exception of a period of time when i had no darkroom and shot Kodachrome 25 & 64, I've always gravitated towards BW. I think its the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 91
Views: 8,883
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice tonality Steve

Very nice tonality Steve
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,279
Posted By Deardorff38
Get a grip Dan....

Get a grip Dan....
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,279
Posted By Deardorff38
Dan, A review is an opinion, to which a reviewer...

Dan, A review is an opinion, to which a reviewer is entitled. It won't necessarily be the same as the author's, artist's, builder's. It is also not a behaviour....it is an opinion.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Deardorff38
Hap I was just looking at my Benz straps. It...

Hap I was just looking at my Benz straps. It dawned on me that you could remove the stitching and buy some leather the right size to fit through the M5 strap tabs....then restitch those pieces...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,279
Posted By Deardorff38
Dan, It's just one person's opinion....and not...

Dan, It's just one person's opinion....and not too much detail. Roll with the punches. I thought you New Yorkers had thick skin?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 929
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.instagram.com/mtngreg/

https://www.instagram.com/mtngreg/
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 396
Views: 68,423
Posted By Deardorff38
Shimokita "Skip a couple of lattes..." $8295...

Shimokita "Skip a couple of lattes..." $8295 USD.... You're obviously getting overcharged for your lattes.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By Deardorff38
Buy the color skopar f4 and sell the hasselblad...

Buy the color skopar f4 and sell the hasselblad and get a plaubel 67W
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 101
Views: 3,744
Posted By Deardorff38
"Other than having a quiet shutter and being a...

"Other than having a quiet shutter and being a little smaller " Lot smaller in overall bulk. Much quieter. much smaller lenses. Easier focusing w wide angles. That said I worked for years with an...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By Deardorff38
I far prefer the construction of the 'fat'...

I far prefer the construction of the 'fat' tele-elmarit. I shot decades of mountain landscape transparencies and had no complaints with the quality. Great weight and balance compared to the big 90...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 930
Posted By Deardorff38
Cool After 50 years, time to change the strap lugs;)

After 50 years, time to change the strap lugs;)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Deardorff38
Ruby monkey me...

Ruby monkey me too

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49603833102_51ab6280f2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2izjBpL)unnamed (https://flic.kr/p/2izjBpL) by...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Deardorff38
K I had the m mount version, but later bought the...

K I had the m mount version, but later bought the LTM. It works fine with an m mount adapter. Beautiful lens. I’ve used it on a Leica iii and now on M4 & CL
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Deardorff38
Hap. Love those Harry Benz straps. I have a...

Hap. Love those Harry Benz straps. I have a couple myself. They seem like an odd match for the M5 though (with the extra bulk by the split rings)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Deardorff38
If the strap is thin enough to pass through the...

If the strap is thin enough to pass through the spaces on the M5 lugs, you could cut the strap and secure the ends with Chicago screws.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,103
Posted By Deardorff38
"Best" is a questionable word here. It depends on...

"Best" is a questionable word here. It depends on your preferences & style. I use Pyrocat HD in glycol for pretty much every situation. fpr 35, medium & large format
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,195
Views: 461,944
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49590702781_b3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49590702781_b398f5c55e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iyajdV)rollie paris (https://flic.kr/p/2iyajdV) by , on Flickr

Paris & no Leica....
Forum: Nikon RF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,266
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful, It takes a lot to wear off chrome...

Beautiful, It takes a lot to wear off chrome...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-20-2020
Replies: 60
Views: 1,479
Posted By Deardorff38
Black paint M2 with steel rim 35 black paint...

Black paint M2 with steel rim 35 black paint Summilux...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-16-2020
Replies: 1,135
Views: 243,840
Posted By Deardorff38
Newst, Lovely photographs. I don't think i've...

Newst, Lovely photographs. I don't think i've every seen colour images from a 35mm 3.5. Fine & tiny lens.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2020
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By Deardorff38
Eli, I've only used Verichrome Pan since its been...

Eli, I've only used Verichrome Pan since its been outdated. I have good negatives processed in PMK and Pyrocat HD, exposed at ASA 80. It's got lots of latitude and in that sense reminds me of FP4....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-15-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,360
Posted By Deardorff38
"I’d that a collapsible Elmer on your CL? Can...

"I’d that a collapsible Elmer on your CL? Can you collapse it?"

The classic way is to put a strip of Dymo label tape around the barrel to limit how far to collapse the lens.....otherwise you'll...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
.....but but... you just don't understand...it's...

.....but but... you just don't understand...it's the forum &....OCD collectors....

;)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-15-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,360
Posted By Deardorff38
the forum has spoken

the forum has spoken
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-15-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,360
Posted By Deardorff38
:eek:"black paint M5" ?

:eek:"black paint M5" ?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
"Wouldn't hold your breath just yet waiting for...

"Wouldn't hold your breath just yet waiting for FedEx." Great advice.....going to have to just make do with Leica glass :eek:
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid.... havent gotten an invoice yet & i'm sure...

Raid.... havent gotten an invoice yet & i'm sure i'm well down the list after you. I'm not getting worried about performance yet based on one digital image on my screen
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2020
Replies: 1,042
Views: 189,317
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful Pan!

Beautiful Pan!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-15-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
on the contrary...we need the lens to show up in...

on the contrary...we need the lens to show up in our mailboxes ;)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-15-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,360
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm a CL fan too. Swapped my LTM. Don said in an...

I'm a CL fan too. Swapped my LTM. Don said in an email last year "oddly enough, the Leica CL has turned out to be a good long lasting camera, the meter should be repairable, I have lots of parts if...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-15-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 2,088
Posted By Deardorff38
Good score. It's a great camera. Enjoy...

Good score. It's a great camera. Enjoy it.....BTW despite its cost, the handgrip makes a lot of difference in the handling
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-14-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Deardorff38
Timmyjoe there's a chrome color skopar 28 f 3.5...

Timmyjoe there's a chrome color skopar 28 f 3.5 listed in the classifieds today for $400 USD....can't get a better deal than that. if you don't care for it you'll more than get your money back
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-14-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 10,103
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes! (characters)

Yes!


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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 2,088
Posted By Deardorff38
Jamie, It's always hard to tell what someone will...

Jamie, It's always hard to tell what someone will bond with. I loved the Mamiya 6 and expected i'd like the 7 as well but i did not. I missed the collapsing lens feature which made the 6 so small and...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-14-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 10,103
Posted By Deardorff38
Nice thought but doesnt work practically for film...

Nice thought but doesnt work practically for film photographers. I'm not going to switch to digital because of this...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 2,088
Posted By Deardorff38
The lens is great although I never used it much...

The lens is great although I never used it much at 2.8. I was once in a store in Toyko that had a cabinet with 10 or 15 of them. I would have loved to buy both a 670 W and the 670, but just got the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 2,088
Posted By Deardorff38
Eddy, I'm a fan of the Plaubel. I've owned 3....

Eddy, I'm a fan of the Plaubel. I've owned 3. When they're closed up, they're a brick and would be a good weapon in a bar fight. The lens is fabulous. As with any folder you have to be careful...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2020
Replies: 7,548
Views: 3,882,609
Posted By Deardorff38
Great photo.... love those M4

Great photo.... love those M4
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Xasthur, if i'm making the right assumption here,...

Xasthur, if i'm making the right assumption here, the Chinese New Year holiday was extended as a measure against the corona virus & has had an effect on the economy:...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-12-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 2,088
Posted By Deardorff38
Personally, i'd use your Rolleiflex, or go with...

Personally, i'd use your Rolleiflex, or go with the Fuji. As stated it's big but light. I love printing off 6x9 negatives. Everything Aizan says about the Bronica is true....but i love that big...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Deardorff38
Bob Carnie ...

Bob Carnie http://www.alternativephotoservices.com/printing.html
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-09-2020
Replies: 101
Views: 3,744
Posted By Deardorff38
A Nikkormat Ftn was my first Nikon product, but I...

A Nikkormat Ftn was my first Nikon product, but I far preferred the handling and 100% viewfinder of the F (non meter prism) that followed it.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-08-2020
Replies: 2,998
Views: 1,793,199
Posted By Deardorff38
Some darkroom work including some Azo contact...

Some darkroom work including some Azo contact prints
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-06-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Kevin, Please pass on our appreciation...

Thank you Kevin, Please pass on our appreciation to the maker.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-06-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
We've been told about $500 USD

We've been told about $500 USD
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-06-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
worth remembering......they're all brass...

worth remembering......they're all brass underneath ;)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-06-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
& so will the black paint version when it gets...

& so will the black paint version when it gets brassed ;)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-05-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Ichabod cron chrome?

Ichabod cron chrome?
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-05-2020
Replies: 351
Views: 123,114
Posted By Deardorff38
Very cool. Great photo too. (big telecaster fan)

Very cool. Great photo too. (big telecaster fan)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-05-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
It remains to be seen if it's truly the lens or...

It remains to be seen if it's truly the lens or digital over-sharpening.... i'll reserve judgement until i use the lens
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-05-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Huss, You read my mind.... ;)

Huss, You read my mind.... ;)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-05-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks DK, waiting (im)patiently for the invoice...

Thanks DK, waiting (im)patiently for the invoice & the subsequent arrival in the mailbox. All indications point to a superb & (somewhat) unique lens
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-03-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Charles....it will become more beautiful bearing...

Charles....it will become more beautiful bearing the artifacts of use.
The black one will be my daily user.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-03-2020
Replies: 47
Views: 1,830
Posted By Deardorff38
rh, I used a Mamiya 6 as my exclusive MF camera...

rh, I used a Mamiya 6 as my exclusive MF camera for a number of years. I have great images and have made 20"x20" darkroom prints from the negs from the 50 & 75. The 50 is an exceptional lens. I have...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-03-2020
Replies: 57
Views: 2,786
Posted By Deardorff38
Compact Leica ...

Compact Leica
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48834418542_68bae88f2e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hpkagu)IMG_9873 (https://flic.kr/p/2hpkagu) by , on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2020
Replies: 43
Views: 1,163
Posted By Deardorff38
ly, any Leica (even without a working meter) will...

ly, any Leica (even without a working meter) will always maintain its value. There are various tech/companies in Japan that do superlative work on repairs. M5 aren't my favourites (had one) from a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-28-2020
Replies: 171
Views: 11,271
Posted By Deardorff38
Mamiya 6, 75mm @...

Mamiya 6, 75mm @ 3.5

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48817417327_0680052564_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hnQ2p6)IMG_9837 (https://flic.kr/p/2hnQ2p6) by , on Flickr
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-27-2020
Replies: 21
Views: 834
Posted By Deardorff38
My buddy Todd Korol who is an extremely active...

My buddy Todd Korol who is an extremely active pro often shoots 8x10 bw film. Examples are his work for the Toronto Globe & Mail. Calgary Stampede. Most recently he shot a story on the disappearance...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-27-2020
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Deardorff38
KTM, there is at the same time a special feel of...

KTM, there is at the same time a special feel of a worn black paint camera. I'm a huge fan of the M2 as well, & I regret selling my original black paint M2. That was my all time favourite Leica. I...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-20-2020
Replies: 47
Views: 1,830
Posted By Deardorff38
rangefinder alignment. A colleague has had his...

rangefinder alignment. A colleague has had his back to Fuji in the USA twice without having it properly fixed. & the dialogue...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-20-2020
Replies: 47
Views: 1,830
Posted By Deardorff38
....they're not small either.... except the GF...

....they're not small either.... except the GF 670....which unfortunately has some issues & is now essentially non-repairable
& as the OP was stipulating for indoor use, the TLRs aren't quite as...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-20-2020
Replies: 47
Views: 1,830
Posted By Deardorff38
RH, The new Mamiya 6 is fabulous.You checked off...

RH, The new Mamiya 6 is fabulous.You checked off all the boxes. Much more portable than the 7 because of the collapsible lensmount. It handles much better (weight & balance) than the Plaubel Makina...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2020
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you. it took me a while too. There are...

Thank you. it took me a while too. There are lots of unengraved ones.... if you're patient enough... you'll find one...... or get hold of Bellamy Hunt (japancamerahunter)....bet he can find one...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2020
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Deardorff38
They're out there. The (newish) ones with script...

They're out there. The (newish) ones with script were made for the Leica Historical Society... I eventually found mine off Ebay japan. & I know this doesn't specifically answer your...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-15-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 1,991
Posted By Deardorff38
Well said Larry

Well said Larry
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-13-2020
Replies: 29
Views: 3,452
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks K, I never take the time to look at the...

Thanks K, I never take the time to look at the post date. My bad.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-13-2020
Replies: 29
Views: 3,452
Posted By Deardorff38
WJJ3 February 2018

WJJ3 February 2018
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-13-2020
Replies: 29
Views: 3,452
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49381739877_a6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49381739877_a62e05efbb_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ieGjQe)IMG_5508 (https://flic.kr/p/2ieGjQe) by , on Flickr
Backcountry skiing in Hakuba, Japan
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-13-2020
Replies: 29
Views: 3,452
Posted By Deardorff38
"I have absolutely no experience skiing but I do...

"I have absolutely no experience skiing but I do want to take a camera" Preston, an admirable thought, but are you trying to both ski & photograph or.... merely photograph skiiers? If the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2020
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By Deardorff38
"However I dont have a paper guillotine to use in...

"However I dont have a paper guillotine to use in the darkroom in order to use the cut pieces as test strip. That is a good idea also."

Under a safelight you can easily pre-trim your paper with a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice! Mmmore New Mexico

Very nice! Mmmore New Mexico
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-12-2020
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,673
Posted By Deardorff38
M4, Summaron 35 2.8 / Tri-X. Ilford Warmtone FB...

M4, Summaron 35 2.8 / Tri-X. Ilford Warmtone FB in LPD.
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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2020
Replies: 82
Views: 3,903
Posted By Deardorff38
The M2 was always my favourite (esp the black...

The M2 was always my favourite (esp the black paint one i sold :bang:) ....i never zeroed the counter either....but i rewound the film when it wouldn't advance any more......
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
October/Nov 2016.. Dwain C closed the Wimberly...

October/Nov 2016.. Dwain C closed the Wimberly store & sold the business... I believe it is now an online sales model. I was at all of Dwain’s locations... the stone house in Wimberly , the Austin...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
My buddy Marc at Hill Country Guitars in Wimberly...

My buddy Marc at Hill Country Guitars in Wimberly on their last operating day. M4, Tri-X, Summaron 2.8. Print on Ilford Warmtone FB

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49375825357_1e7a1e1f85_b.jpg...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2020
Replies: 34
Views: 1,075
Posted By Deardorff38
They're both modern lenses & you can tweak any...

They're both modern lenses & you can tweak any contrast variances w film/developer choices and style of printing. My bias is to choose the Nikon, not because i favour SLRs but because of the tedious...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, If you look at the all the photos... the...

Raid, If you look at the all the photos... the prototype lens lettering is a different colour. On the production lens.... the word China is in red...the other letters in white. Around the base of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-08-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Kevin, I'll be using the 12504 for ...

Thank you Kevin, I'll be using the 12504 for unobstructed viewfinder coverage....but the SBLOO replica in black is high on my wish list. Thanks for your work on this project
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-08-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
"I already traded them for some magic beans." ...

"I already traded them for some magic beans." ....single origin, fair trade organic i hope?
....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-08-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
"I already have boring black and chrome Leica...

"I already have boring black and chrome Leica lenses." Huss

.....i'll pay the shipping...:cool:

adopt Leica
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2020
Replies: 7,548
Views: 3,882,609
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49351997608_99...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49351997608_99bf50f73c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ic4Tuu)IMG_0231 (https://flic.kr/p/2ic4Tuu) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-08-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful All 3 the chrome looks particularly...

Beautiful All 3 the chrome looks particularly authentic
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-06-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
...maybe, but i'm not going to judge off a...

...maybe, but i'm not going to judge off a monitor. Looking forward to having it in hand and shooting film & printing before i judge. Results thus far look very promising.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-06-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
fuse01, orders for the first batch closed 3weeks...

fuse01, orders for the first batch closed 3weeks ago. Orders for RFF members in N America have not yet been filled. Best idea would be to keep watching this thread for updates.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,884
Posted By Deardorff38
Beautiful light

Beautiful light
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2020
Replies: 49
Views: 1,697
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks B, That's been my experience. I process...

Thanks B, That's been my experience. I process mostly in Pyrocat HD & have found it easier to switch films. & have had great results ( in many formats)with FP4+.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2020
Replies: 49
Views: 1,697
Posted By Deardorff38
"Pan F+ in a MQ developer to tame the...

"Pan F+ in a MQ developer to tame the contrast."
B, what does the resulting tonal scale look like? Thanks in advance
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2020
Replies: 9,246
Views: 922,943
Posted By Deardorff38
I remember when that lens came out...... for a...

I remember when that lens came out...... for a user of 35mm f2 / 105 2.5 ....it sat perfectly in unusable range.... but it was small. Performance nowhere near the primes of the day. IMO
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2020
Replies: 240
Views: 7,884
Posted By Deardorff38
an uncommon view of Lake Louise at sunrise (Leica...

an uncommon view of Lake Louise at sunrise
(Leica iii black paint '35, elmar 35mm 3.5)
https://live.staticflickr.com/1873/42696832140_611391f8a3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/283YqEh)unnamed-24...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2020
Replies: 9,246
Views: 922,943
Posted By Deardorff38
"Black Paint Leica" book by Douglas So

"Black Paint Leica" book by Douglas So
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2020
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By Deardorff38
Looks just like the caps for the rubber Leica CL ...

Looks just like the caps for the rubber Leica CL 40/90 lenshoods
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-04-2020
Replies: 220
Views: 7,535
Posted By Deardorff38
..... many of those

..... many of those
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2020
Replies: 49
Views: 1,697
Posted By Deardorff38
Lawrence, Arizona has lots of strong light & i've...

Lawrence, Arizona has lots of strong light & i've had my best results with FP4+ (35mm-5x7") in Pyrocat HD. I've had finicky results with PanF and have been happier to trade longer tonal scale for a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-03-2020
Replies: 106
Views: 4,223
Posted By Deardorff38
Lynnb, Thank you for starting this thread, for...

Lynnb, Thank you for starting this thread, for your comments, and for sharing the story of your situation. It's a beautiful photograph of your wife in a happy moment. May 2020 bring you many more of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2020
Replies: 178
Views: 8,083
Posted By Deardorff38
Face it KF, you’re about to join the ranks of the...

Face it KF, you’re about to join the ranks of the ‘elitists’ you like to rail against .....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2020
Replies: 178
Views: 8,083
Posted By Deardorff38
.... you load your own film & use outdated...

.... you load your own film & use outdated paper......& you’re considering an M10
.....w Canadian $. Happy 2020:)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-02-2020
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes! Can't wait to use it

Yes! Can't wait to use it
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2020
Replies: 178
Views: 8,083
Posted By Deardorff38
Stick with the analog Ko.Fe ;-)

Stick with the analog Ko.Fe ;-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 4,223
Posted By Deardorff38
My favourite of 2019. My good friend Ward & his...

My favourite of 2019. My good friend Ward & his sidekick Carma outside his home in Taos. Rolleiflex, FP4. print on Foma variant iii.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48207633562_e4dc8bb53f_b.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,543
Posted By Deardorff38
Sorry you had the reticulation problems Charles. ...

Sorry you had the reticulation problems Charles. (It's not really the film's fault though). Solinar has the answer. Separate a container with H20 at the desired temperature. Once you have a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-25-2019
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
I don't shoot digital but I'm sure it will look...

I don't shoot digital but I'm sure it will look great on my film Leicas. Congratulations on the project
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-25-2019
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
........perfect match for older M2/3/4 black...

........perfect match for older M2/3/4 black paint: :o ......rather than the shiny MP, MP-6 models
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,903
Posted By Deardorff38
Phil... Don had my M4 in for an overhaul & to...

Phil... Don had my M4 in for an overhaul & to adapt the Leicavit.... that's what he told me. would have loved to revert to the M-2 (35/50/90) style view.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,903
Posted By Deardorff38
According to DAG.... the 135 can't be removed....

According to DAG.... the 135 can't be removed....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,903
Posted By Deardorff38
KTM, I've used Leica M for decades and never...

KTM, I've used Leica M for decades and never personally bonded with the M3. My eye favours the 35mm lens. At the same time, i feel the advantage of the M2/M4 when using the 50mm lens is the context...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2019
Replies: 404
Views: 39,585
Posted By Deardorff38
Fine image.....there's nothing you could remove.

Fine image.....there's nothing you could remove.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-19-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 13,963
Posted By Deardorff38
Great photos Vince, i particularly like this one....

Great photos Vince, i particularly like this one. That great New Mexico light.
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-18-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,651
Posted By Deardorff38
Superwide everytime....bigger negative better...

Superwide everytime....bigger negative better print tonality
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-18-2019
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Kevin, It looks stunning! I'm looking forward...

Kevin, It looks stunning! I'm looking forward to using it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-17-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 43,443
Posted By Deardorff38
What a wonderful image Erik!!

What a wonderful image Erik!!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-17-2019
Replies: 314
Views: 43,443
Posted By Deardorff38
.....the 35 f2..... was magic

.....the 35 f2..... was magic
Forum: Travel 12-17-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 3,842
Posted By Deardorff38
Ozmoose. Just do it. Sounds like a grand idea....

Ozmoose. Just do it. Sounds like a grand idea. The 2 G2 kit sounds right up to the task.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2019
Replies: 9,246
Views: 922,943
Posted By Deardorff38
pre-order for the Summicron 35mm V1 replica.......

pre-order for the Summicron 35mm V1 replica.... black paint
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-17-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,744
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe. "I have no idea who would use these Viso...

Ko.Fe. "I have no idea who would use these Viso things today"
Vince Lupo, (RFF regular) for example.. https://images.app.goo.gl/AkJvwxk7tJwV9Mug7
The 65 Elmar is a killer lens.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-16-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Deardorff38
I've been buying enlarging paper from B&H for...

I've been buying enlarging paper from B&H for many years. Lately they have less in stock & more items tagged "special order. Expected availability 2-4 weeks." I ordered some 16x20 Foma Variant lll...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-15-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By Deardorff38
The Biogon is currently on sale at BH for under...

The Biogon is currently on sale at BH for under $800.Quite a deal for a high quality lens
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-15-2019
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Anyone else dreaming of a set-up like this...

Anyone else dreaming of a set-up like this original one? https://www.instagram.com/p/B6FxzXUFHUF/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2019
Replies: 7,548
Views: 3,882,609
Posted By Deardorff38
It's not mine....but certainly one of the finest...

It's not mine....but certainly one of the finest 35mm film set-ups: https://www.instagram.com/p/B6FxzXUFHUF/
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-15-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 904
Posted By Deardorff38
Okay, you got me:...

Okay, you got me: https://www.instagram.com/p/B6FxzXUFHUF/
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-15-2019
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
Email sent order: black paint over brass single...

Email sent order: black paint over brass single coated
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-14-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 7,680
Posted By Deardorff38
Given the proviso that i don't collect...

Given the proviso that i don't collect cameras.... if i were to stop using Leica M as my 35mm of choice and replace it with an SLR, i'd buy an F2 Titan and a few lenses; a micro nikkor 55, a 35 1.4...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 7,680
Posted By Deardorff38
My favourite is a black F with a...

My favourite is a black F with a pentaprism....just because i used them for so long they're ultra familiar to my hands. Yes the F2 is more refined, the F3 even more racy. I never got over the bulk of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-07-2019
Replies: 1,651
Views: 98,814
Posted By Deardorff38
a good question Raid, but why would the seller...

a good question Raid, but why would the seller take a hit for USA foreign trade policy...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-01-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By Deardorff38
I've been using Leica Ms since I was a kid in the...

I've been using Leica Ms since I was a kid in the late '60s. Mostly M2 & M4 with a few M6 thrown into the mix. Never had one break. My latest black paint '67 M4 is the only one I ever had serviced.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-28-2019
Replies: 363
Views: 47,244
Posted By Deardorff38
Doug, It must be the adapter as you say. The...

Doug, It must be the adapter as you say. The lens focuses perfectly on the Spotmatic...bu won't focus to infinity on the MX.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-27-2019
Replies: 363
Views: 47,244
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49135667741_73...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49135667741_733bd6d83d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hRX9ac)IMG_0050 (https://flic.kr/p/2hRX9ac) by , on Flickr

Just scooped this black MX w/ a 40mm and 28mm f3.5 for...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-27-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,972
Posted By Deardorff38
Don G is the man & he does have parts. & the CL...

Don G is the man & he does have parts. & the CL is in Don's opinion, much more reliable than people give it credit for. (Back in the day when they were new I used several, extensively for...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-24-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,019
Posted By Deardorff38
Helen, Another voice for Harry Benz. His...

Helen, Another voice for Harry Benz. His waterbuffalo straps don't slip off the shoulder and they can be as discrete or as loud as you choose. Compared to similar straps, Harry uses very fine...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-15-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,047
Posted By Deardorff38
I've ordered items from Japan and had them show...

I've ordered items from Japan and had them show up at my door in Canmore Alberta in 4 days!....no extra charges. On average it is always quicker than shipments from eastern Canada and certainly from...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-10-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,572
Posted By Deardorff38
Pan, Pentax ME is about the cheapest. There's a...

Pan, Pentax ME is about the cheapest. There's a nice black one for sale on ebay for $58 USD.... circa 52 euro. You wont find an MX for that... & free international...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-08-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,255
Posted By Deardorff38
Santa Fe, with dinner at Geronimo.... & lunch...

Santa Fe, with dinner at Geronimo.... & lunch green chile cheeseburgers at the Cowgirl BBQ.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-07-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,255
Posted By Deardorff38
back alley.... New Mexico is the best idea.........

back alley.... New Mexico is the best idea...... new images beat a new camera anyday....well most days.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-06-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 5,171
Posted By Deardorff38
Like Erik, I photograph with film because I...

Like Erik, I photograph with film because I print. Without the darkroom, i'd feel like a musician without an instrument....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-06-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By Deardorff38
My default is a Rolleiflex. It's compact, light...

My default is a Rolleiflex. It's compact, light & i prefer the tonality from 6x6 negatives over 35mm. In some ways a Plaubel Makina would be ideal.....but for all its positive attributes, it's not...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-05-2019
Replies: 1,135
Views: 243,840
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48795579446_e0...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48795579446_e042a27ef2_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hkU6KU)IMG_9822 (https://flic.kr/p/2hkU6KU) by Greg Yavorsky (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-05-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,820
Posted By Deardorff38
I miss paper, more than film & in my opinion it...

I miss paper, more than film & in my opinion it has a great effect on my final prints. Tri-X & FP4+ keep me going..... but i'd sure like to have Boespflug & Guillemot "Brilliant" and Forte Fortezo &...
Forum: Travel 11-05-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,174
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018590498_76...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018590498_76ac0b53e4_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hFB6b3)unnamed (https://flic.kr/p/2hFB6b3) by Greg Yavorsky (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Travel 11-05-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,174
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/4771/39669416595_367...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4771/39669416595_367185ea7d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23rs8ux)9C29D72B-42FA-471A-9396-C47303E9558F (https://flic.kr/p/23rs8ux) by Greg Yavorsky...
Forum: Travel 11-05-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,174
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_04...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_04d38c4156_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ)IMG_9166 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ) by Greg Yavorsky (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Travel 11-05-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,174
Posted By Deardorff38
Great image. Those New Mexico clouds have made so...

Great image. Those New Mexico clouds have made so many photos.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
Nice looking AJ Guth

Nice looking AJ Guth
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
Wintergrass

Guitar Workshop at Wintergrass, Seattle w/ John Reischman, Eli West & Scott Nygaard...& a pile of fine vintage guitars

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49002464091_98060627fb_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
Waterloo by Collings NAMM show guitar with...

Waterloo by Collings NAMM show guitar with southwest graphics. A very light & responsive guitar. photographed in Taos NM

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49002614132_a0413b8ff0_k.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
guitars

2017 Pre*War guitars company 000-18 lefty
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49002596072_4f4ea638ba_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hEc7A5)unnamed (https://flic.kr/p/2hEc7A5) by , on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-27-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
Guth, Thanks for asking but I don’t have any...

Guth, Thanks for asking but I don’t have any videos of them. They do sound terrific though. I have a real soft spot for ‘30s Martins.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-26-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,972
Posted By Deardorff38
GZ, You'll be fine with one lens...whichever...

GZ, You'll be fine with one lens...whichever suits the way you see (50 or 35mm). BTW Summicrons are absolutely superb lenses and both smaller and lighter than the 1.4 Summiluxes. I've photographed...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
rhl-oregon, davidnewtonguitars & Guth, since we...

rhl-oregon, davidnewtonguitars & Guth, since we mentioned Bill Collings, here's a photo of a Collings D1avvarnish (Dreadnaught, mahogany back & sides, Adirondack (red spruce) top, vintage '30s...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes it does!

Yes it does!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
At the request of RHL (Oregon).... more guitars. ...

At the request of RHL (Oregon).... more guitars. My 1936 Martin D18: 1 of 268 from that year.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48959384151_f6ee6c0384_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hAnDbX)IMG_8693...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-25-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,927
Posted By Deardorff38
Good idea RHL heading there right now!

Good idea RHL heading there right now!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2019
Replies: 7,548
Views: 3,882,609
Posted By Deardorff38
+++ Really finely made custom leather.

+++ Really finely made custom leather.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 16,444
Posted By Deardorff38
Even more amusing is the fact that looking at...

Even more amusing is the fact that looking at Ebay today, there are deluxe point & shoots (Contax T3 etc) that list for more than a used Leica M6...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-13-2019
Replies: 276
Views: 30,696
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48894389426_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48894389426_88f2d77168_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2huCwwf)IMG_9803 (https://flic.kr/p/2huCwwf) by , on Flickr
1938 Martin 000-18
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,408
Posted By Deardorff38
there is no problem w rangefinder cameras!

there is no problem w rangefinder cameras!
Forum: Travel 10-11-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,174
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48883017261_21...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48883017261_2180860323.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2htCeYr)IMG_8664 (https://flic.kr/p/2htCeYr) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-09-2019
Replies: 1,438
Views: 482,044
Posted By Deardorff38
...the famous Sean Flynn M2 .....

...the famous Sean Flynn M2 .....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By Deardorff38
not exactly within the OP's stated budget of...

not exactly within the OP's stated budget of $200. Here's the cheapest one on Ebay..... for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-08-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Deardorff38
George I used a '35 iii black, 21/28/35/50...

George I used a '35 iii black, 21/28/35/50 external finders. The finders are clear with nice edges...make composing a dream.

the Voigtlander 35 finders are very nice & smaller than the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-08-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,465
Posted By Deardorff38
Huss, Man that's sweet & you're right...tiny &...

Huss, Man that's sweet & you're right...tiny & killer lenses ....& reliable. almost gives me camera acquisition syndrome...
Forum: Travel 10-08-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,174
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224957796_7b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224957796_7b53473ce6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gttvPA)IMG_9157 (1) (https://flic.kr/p/2gttvPA) by , on Flickr
Forum: Travel 10-08-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,174
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48868247667_62...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48868247667_62ba522290_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hsjxug)IMG_0821 (https://flic.kr/p/2hsjxug) by , on Flickr

....just around the corner
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-08-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 4,123
Posted By Deardorff38
Taos, New...

Taos, New Mexico
https://live.staticflickr.com/1934/31700861628_f47efc9c12.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QiicHN)IMG_7143 (https://flic.kr/p/QiicHN) by , on Flickr
Forum: Travel 10-07-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 5,174
Posted By Deardorff38
New Mexico does have the magic light. One of my...

New Mexico does have the magic light. One of my favourite places to visit:
https://live.staticflickr.com/815/41176154062_8ec565efb1.jpg...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-07-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 14,361
Posted By Deardorff38
are those the guys wearing camouflage w/ cargo...

are those the guys wearing camouflage w/ cargo pockets? ;)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-07-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 14,361
Posted By Deardorff38
..... what the OP said

..... what the OP said
Forum: RFF Polls 10-07-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 76,671
Posted By Deardorff38
Black paint '67 M4, replaced the '35 iii black...

Black paint '67 M4,
replaced the '35 iii black with Leica CL (50th anniversary) w/ working meter.....

& a $1k Leica Digilux 4.3 paperweight :-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,146
Posted By Deardorff38
" Rinse it again in one hour in cold...

" Rinse it again in one hour in cold water."
Proper technique requires having the pre-soak, developer, stop bath, fixer & rinse water at the same temperature. Classically 68F or 20C. As mentioned...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-05-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 76,671
Posted By Deardorff38
well that thread was dormant for a long while!

well that thread was dormant for a long while!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,673
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice Montag.

Very nice Montag.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,673
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice print Jim. Quite an accomplishment to...

Very nice print Jim. Quite an accomplishment to get that image with 100 speed film
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 14,361
Posted By Deardorff38
Solinar, I think the Rollei 35 is a great camera....

Solinar, I think the Rollei 35 is a great camera. I've used a few of them heavily over the years & have some great negatives. Pocketable is one thing they don't have going for them though....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 4,695
Views: 1,328,964
Posted By Deardorff38
Love the photo Erik!

Love the photo Erik!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 14,361
Posted By Deardorff38
Add me to the XA group. The OP did say "pants...

Add me to the XA group. The OP did say "pants pockets"....so for those who said Rollei35....you must be wearing sweat pants & not skinny jeans
To paraphrase Mae West; "Is that a Rollei 35 in your...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 91
Views: 8,883
Posted By Deardorff38
I don't know Ko.Fe. I don't care for the...

I don't know Ko.Fe. I don't care for the character of modern Leica lenses and besides.... i wouldn't spend $5200 USD ($7k Cnd) on a lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,710
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug: (OM1N) "I thought of this, but I'm scared...

Smaug: (OM1N)

"I thought of this, but I'm scared she'll wreck it, and I'd be devastated."

It's an OM1 ......they're a dime a dozen out there. if you're worried, buy another & keep Grandpa's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,346
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, About optics & emulsions, (hyper) sharp...

Smaug, About optics & emulsions, (hyper) sharp does not = good. A parallel exists with musical instruments loud doesn't = tone. If HD digital appeals to you that's fine, but the reason people...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,346
Posted By Deardorff38
Ah... gotcha now.

Ah... gotcha now.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,346
Posted By Deardorff38
jawarden "Maybe Adams would be a pianist instead,...

jawarden "Maybe Adams would be a pianist instead, or a painter. He lived in California"

Well he was an accomplished pianist. & BTW Smaug.... A Adams did use medium format... Hasselblad Here's an...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-02-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 26,565
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48834418542_68...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48834418542_68bae88f2e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hpkagu)IMG_9873 (https://flic.kr/p/2hpkagu) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/]/url], on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-02-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 7,407
Posted By Deardorff38
"Always" is a strong word. I don't use a filter...

"Always" is a strong word. I don't use a filter when doing BW portraits. Otherwise i use a yellow or orange filter. I dislike blank skies in b/w photos. Yellow filters bring out a little contrast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 7,346
Posted By Deardorff38
CharlesDAMorgan "A pro friend used to shoot...

CharlesDAMorgan "A pro friend used to shoot concerts with film and got similar results. It can be done."

It has been done! There was a lot of great photography under difficult conditions before the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,345
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right, but it's a rare & pricey lens:...

You're right, but it's a rare & pricey lens: (There's another set for $10k...but the Setadel photos are...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,345
Posted By Deardorff38
As Huss suggested Leitz rigid 50s aren't...

As Huss suggested Leitz rigid 50s aren't particularly short. Yes to 35s.... Summicrons or Summarons.... or a 40mm f2 (really small). Although 2.5, not f2 The Voigtlander 50mm 2.5 is small. Like...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,081
Posted By Deardorff38
"portraits like this were Penn's trademark, and...

"portraits like this were Penn's trademark, and no one ever did it better."....

Fine portraits, but arguably he was neck-in-neck with Richard Avedon, whose "In The American West" was a tour-de-force.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,081
Posted By Deardorff38
On the contrary ..IMO this is the story with...

On the contrary ..IMO this is the story with 'Adventure photography' workshops all over the world....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,373
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford FP4+ in Pyrocat HD. Printed on Foma...

Ilford FP4+ in Pyrocat HD. Printed on Foma Variant lll (16"x16") . Rolleiflex T
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48821820158_f57bf82f96_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hodAcY)IMG_9845...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,373
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford FP4+ (Pyrocat HD) Foma Variant lll ...

Ilford FP4+ (Pyrocat HD) Foma Variant lll Mamiya 6 (75mm)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48817417327_0680052564_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hnQ2p6)IMG_9837 (https://flic.kr/p/2hnQ2p6) by , on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 3,362
Posted By Deardorff38
Ted, I'm glad yours works flawlessly. Besides my...

Ted, I'm glad yours works flawlessly. Besides my friends' Bessa problems, there are lots of posts about lack of parts & repair availability on a recently discontinued camera. I think the Bessa lll &...
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