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Forum: Jason Schneider - The Camera Collector 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 2,185
Posted By dfranklin
I was also fascinated to learn about your...

I was also fascinated to learn about your educational background. I happen to be a professional classicist, so I'd love to know whether and how your interests in photography and literature intersect....
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-20-2020
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Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 254,199
Posted By dfranklin
I love this!

I love this!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-20-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By dfranklin
thanks for this lucid and helpful explanation!

thanks for this lucid and helpful explanation!
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By dfranklin
Aha, good to know. In the future, then, I won't...

Aha, good to know. In the future, then, I won't select a profile for my non-Leica lenses.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-19-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By dfranklin
I don't think turning the coding off will have...

I don't think turning the coding off will have any appreciable effect on your images. My understanding is that the lens profiles are mainly a matter of the EXIF. I wouldn't be surprised if some...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2020
Replies: 93
Views: 6,149
Posted By dfranklin
Leica M6, Elmarit ASPH 28mm,...

Leica M6, Elmarit ASPH 28mm, HP5+

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58950/med_U58950I1581997575.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-09-2020
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By dfranklin
Wow! This is the first photo contest I've won. I...

Wow! This is the first photo contest I've won. I feel very honored to be named the winner, especially since there were so many excellent submissions. Thanks to everyone who voted, to all the other...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-02-2020
Replies: 70
Views: 3,134
Posted By dfranklin
I have had a crush on WR since the '90's. I...

I have had a crush on WR since the '90's. I enjoyed this video, so thanks to the OP for posting. (The 3-minute version is a lot more fun than the 30-second version.)

I think of WR as a big star,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-30-2020
Replies: 404
Views: 39,585
Posted By dfranklin
Rollei 35S, HP5+. Wrocław,...

Rollei 35S, HP5+. Wrocław, Poland.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49466842757_007c2379e2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2induXg)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 01-27-2020
Replies: 589
Views: 148,522
Posted By dfranklin
I took my Rollei 35S with me to Wrocław, Poland,...

I took my Rollei 35S with me to Wrocław, Poland, for a conference in December. Here are a few shots I took in my free...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-22-2020
Replies: 70
Views: 2,440
Posted By dfranklin
I picked up one of these lenses about six months...

I picked up one of these lenses about six months ago. I love it. Focus shift has not been an issue for me. I seem to have just as much chance of nailing the focus wide open with this lens as I do...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2020
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By dfranklin
I too have the 16x20 Versalab. I've used it for...

I too have the 16x20 Versalab. I've used it for four years now without any issues. Works just as well as much more expensive models. It holds a lot of water when filled, so yes it gets heavy. I put...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 01-21-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By dfranklin
Rollei 35S...

Rollei 35S (Singapore).

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49417154133_796288fea1_b.jpg
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-05-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 10,103
Posted By dfranklin
Aha--thanks for the info. My film was not, then,...

Aha--thanks for the info. My film was not, then, scanned by one of the new machines. Sorry, I had hoped to be able to provide some useful experience.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-04-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 10,103
Posted By dfranklin
Boston's Logan Airport is reportedly one of the...

Boston's Logan Airport is reportedly one of the airports at which the TSA is testing new CT scanners. Does anyone happen to know which checkpoints have the CT scanners? I flew out of Logan's Terminal...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-05-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By dfranklin
I shoot MF almost exclusively. When I want to...

I shoot MF almost exclusively. When I want to travel light, I take my Perkeo II.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-03-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By dfranklin
I will definitely go to see this, and I plan to...

I will definitely go to see this, and I plan to do the workshop on December 13. Thanks for posting! I live right down the street, but would have missed this if you hadn't drawn my attention to it!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-18-2019
Replies: 462
Views: 64,487
Posted By dfranklin
Last November I was in Venice, staying on San...

Last November I was in Venice, staying on San Giorgio island for a small academic event. The exhibits from the 2018 architectural Biennale were still up. On San Giorgio, the Vatican had built a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,146
Posted By dfranklin
My understanding is that temperature difference...

My understanding is that temperature difference between ambient air and the first bath is not an issue because the emulsion is not yet wet. Reticulation is a risk when a wet emulsion is exposed to...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By dfranklin
That's a soft focus lens, right?

That's a soft focus lens, right?
Forum: Travel 10-07-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By dfranklin
Here are two shots I took this summer, neither of...

Here are two shots I took this summer, neither of the same quality as those that started this thread.

The "papagajka" ('Parrot'), a beautiful modernist residential building in the heart of...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-03-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By dfranklin
Rolleiflex 2.8F with Rolleinar 2, Ektar...

Rolleiflex 2.8F with Rolleinar 2, Ektar 100:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48839634848_4877c59d3a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hpMTTN)
Forum: Yashica RF 09-18-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,220
Posted By dfranklin
Astoria is such a beautiful town, well captured...

Astoria is such a beautiful town, well captured here. I haven't been there for over 20 years, but would sure like to go back. "Goonies" was filmed there, and some other films I remember from my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-01-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By dfranklin
I was also trying to get my daughter (age 5)...

I was also trying to get my daughter (age 5) interested in photography this weekend. My approach: contact printing on "Sunprint" paper. She chose the negative. The process held her attention for a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-26-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By dfranklin
I had the shutter and lens on my Perkeo II...

I had the shutter and lens on my Perkeo II serviced by Zack’s Camera Repair in Providence, RI. I was very satisfied with the service. I do not know if Zack has experience with the film advance...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By dfranklin
Seasonal developing adjustments

At this time of year, the coldest water that comes out of my tap is about 76º F. So, if I use my normal 68º process for film development, I have to be very careful in the wash stage, slowly bringing...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-31-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 6,680
Posted By dfranklin
Thought I would briefly revive this thread with...

Thought I would briefly revive this thread with my own testimonial:

I've just had my first experience with Igor's Camera Exchange, and I'm very pleased. I bought three items listed on his website:...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-31-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By dfranklin
I really liked the article, and picked up a few...

I really liked the article, and picked up a few helpful tips. It looks like you have the same Thomas Super Safelight I have. My darkroom is about 10' x 14'. I find that if I keep the top vanes open,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-28-2019
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
I love seeing the recent work in this...

I love seeing the recent work in this thread.

Two shot in Venice / San Giorgio island last November, both with Mamiya 7ii and the 80mm / 43 mm. 11x14 prints on Ilford FB. With apologies for the raw...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-21-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 8,734
Posted By dfranklin
With wife and kids out of town, I finally got...

With wife and kids out of town, I finally got into the darkroom today. It took about five hours, but I've now printed all the cards. I'll try to get them out by the end of the week, if work permits....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-13-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 8,734
Posted By dfranklin
Rick, loved the bonus!!

Rick, loved the bonus!!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-09-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 8,734
Posted By dfranklin
I received Telenous' beautiful postcard today. I...

I received Telenous' beautiful postcard today. I was particularly delighted by the quote on the back, because I am just finishing teaching a course on the Odyssey! That is indeed a very Odyssean...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-29-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 8,734
Posted By dfranklin
With the way work is stacking up, it looks like I...

With the way work is stacking up, it looks like I will not be able to get into the darkroom until a couple of days after the May 20 deadline. Apologies in advance! I'll have the cards out by the end...
Forum: Travel 04-26-2019
Replies: 226
Views: 9,870
Posted By dfranklin
Thank you for sharing all of these stunning...

Thank you for sharing all of these stunning images. This thread prompted me to buy a copy of your book, which arrived two days ago--I've really been enjoying reading it! It's a treasure.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,408
Posted By dfranklin
A relative newcomer to photography, I discovered...

A relative newcomer to photography, I discovered Roger and his and Frances' work through this forum. In my opinion, he is one of the jewels of this forum. I wish him peaceful days ahead.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-24-2019
Replies: 267
Views: 8,734
Posted By dfranklin
I'm in this time, too. I will do wet prints on...

I'm in this time, too. I will do wet prints on Ilford postcard stock. The last time I did this, my impression was that the RC finish held up pretty well in the mail.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 02-18-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By dfranklin
Just a thought: it seems to me that someone good...

Just a thought: it seems to me that someone good at math (not me) ought to be able to generate a simple chart indicating the number of rotations of the winding knob necessary for just-overlapping...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By dfranklin
Love the idea for this thread! Back in the...

Love the idea for this thread!

Back in the summer of 1998, after I had just graduated from college, I carried my Canon AE-1 in the car as I was driving around Cleveland and its suburbs. For a couple...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,941
Posted By dfranklin
I read here...

I read here (https://blog.kasson.com/the-last-word/film-prices/) that a 36-exposure roll of Tri-X cost $1.15 in 1957. I don't know if that's true; I wasn't around then. But assuming it is true, that...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-08-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By dfranklin
I recommend the new FilmLab app for the iPhone as...

I recommend the new FilmLab app for the iPhone as a tool for the uses you mention--email and basic proofs.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-29-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 4,690
Posted By dfranklin
I totally agree. FilmLab 1.0 isn't a substitute...

I totally agree. FilmLab 1.0 isn't a substitute for a scanner--and isn't meant to be. But I did some playing with it last night, and I think it will be wonderful to use as a 'digital loupe.' I could...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By dfranklin
I am mostly a B&W shooter, but I am really...

I am mostly a B&W shooter, but I am really looking forward to trying the new Ektachrome. Just in case someone from Kodak is reading this, I will say that, while I buy a fair amount of 120 film, I buy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2018
Replies: 555
Views: 52,150
Posted By dfranklin
I've been enjoying lynnb's beach shots in this...

I've been enjoying lynnb's beach shots in this thread. Here's one from the north shore of Oahu, May, 2017.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1959/44179805604_0019c02bf7_c.jpg...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-20-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 2,308
Posted By dfranklin
And I bought Godfrey's Land camera and stock of...

And I bought Godfrey's Land camera and stock of FP-3000. I think I have three packs left, plus half a pack of FP-100 currently in the camera. So I am also hoping that these 'superheroes' manage...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-14-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By dfranklin
OK, I really panicked when I first read the title...

OK, I really panicked when I first read the title of this thread. Glad to hear that CatLABS is not packing *everything* in. I love them--they set me up with a sweet 4x5 kit, and were great to deal...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-13-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 10,160
Posted By dfranklin
A beautiful card from NZ arrived in MA, USA today!

A beautiful card from NZ arrived in MA, USA today!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-10-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 10,160
Posted By dfranklin
A postcard bonanza today: 5 beautiful cards from...

A postcard bonanza today: 5 beautiful cards from Stephan, Big Ursus, Andrew, Frank, and Analog Angler! Love that 4x5 contact print!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-29-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 1,528
Posted By dfranklin
Wet print. I like the look and feel of the...

Wet print. I like the look and feel of the finished product better, and enjoy the process more than sitting at a computer.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-27-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 10,160
Posted By dfranklin
Three more cards today, from Rich (love that...

Three more cards today, from Rich (love that action shot!! made me chuckle), Pontus, and Raid. All beautiful cards.

Peter, I'll be interested to know how long it takes for them to begin arriving in...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-26-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 10,160
Posted By dfranklin
10!! I have received only 6. If the others are...

10!! I have received only 6. If the others are ending up in someone else's mail, I sure hope they're appreciating their good fortune!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-20-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 10,160
Posted By dfranklin
Thanks! Actually that was taken during a weekend...

Thanks! Actually that was taken during a weekend trip to NYC--the C train in Manhattan. The Red Line is "quaint" by comparison. But it does have amazing views of the Charles River, which I'm sure my...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-19-2018
Replies: 99
Views: 12,046
Posted By dfranklin
Two from the first roll I've shot with my...

Two from the first roll I've shot with my recently-acquired Perkeo II. I love the lens, especially stopped down. Both of these were "Sunny 16" exposures on HP5+, printed on Ilford MG RC (the first...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-18-2018
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
ultra8, I wanted to ask: did you burn in the...

ultra8, I wanted to ask: did you burn in the clouds? They really look like they are taking aim at that boat. I keep coming back to this powerful image.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-18-2018
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
Voigtländer Perkeo II, HP5+ in D-76, printed on...

Voigtländer Perkeo II, HP5+ in D-76, printed on Ilford MG FB.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1854/44072195752_2173c4e9a4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2a9vwm1)

Not quite sure what happened with the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-18-2018
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
Wow, love this one. The cloud looks very...

Wow, love this one. The cloud looks very ominous.


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Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-17-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 10,160
Posted By dfranklin
My cards are addressed (thanks, Keith, for the...

My cards are addressed (thanks, Keith, for the labels!) and stamped, will hope to get them in the mail tomorrow.

I ordered from MOO (I'm familiar with them and didn't have time to search for...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-16-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 10,160
Posted By dfranklin
The first postcard, from Red Rock Bill, arrived...

The first postcard, from Red Rock Bill, arrived in Cambridge, Mass., today! Beautiful!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-10-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 10,160
Posted By dfranklin
I was sorry I missed #9. Count me in for #10!

I was sorry I missed #9. Count me in for #10!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-29-2018
Replies: 86
Views: 4,762
Posted By dfranklin
Thanks for posting, Roger! I enjoyed your photos...

Thanks for posting, Roger! I enjoyed your photos and your comments on them. I've had your site bookmarked for a while, but I appreciate notices about updates.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-15-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By dfranklin
A great interview, and a fascinating glimpse into...

A great interview, and a fascinating glimpse into Burkett's craft.

Thanks for posting!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By dfranklin
I loved this, and loved the photos they...

I loved this, and loved the photos they incorporated into the video--looks like they were made with one of the Mamiya 7's I spotted around their necks?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-31-2018
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
Gorgeous shot and gorgeous print!

Gorgeous shot and gorgeous print!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-27-2018
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
Thanks for posting these samples of your...

Thanks for posting these samples of your split-grade printing! You've inspired me to read up on this, and I'm going to try it with one or two negatives that didn't give me the results I'd hoped for...
Forum: Chris Crawford 02-15-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,279
Posted By dfranklin
Chris, thanks for posting this photo and the...

Chris, thanks for posting this photo and the story of its making.

I was not immediately gripped by this image, but as I looked a little harder, the thing that really grabbed me was the 'rhyming'...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-11-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,563
Posted By dfranklin
+1 I think about the 'touch' factor all the time...

+1

I think about the 'touch' factor all the time when I'm shooting film. In my day job, I'm a professor of literature, so I often think about the difference between film and digital in terms of the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-10-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,563
Posted By dfranklin
My serious interest in photography began only...

My serious interest in photography began only about 5 years ago. Since then I have acquired several MF cameras and one 4x5 view camera. Three years ago I built a darkroom in my basement--the first...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By dfranklin
Development time for 10-year-old 100TMX?

I recently acquired a couple of old cameras, and each one had inside a partially exposed roll of T-Max 100. I'm guessing they were shot between 10 and 12 years ago. I'd like to see what's on them....
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-02-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,883
Posted By dfranklin
For what it's worth, books published by...

For what it's worth, books published by university presses (like this one) generally do not make any money. I guarantee that the author will not "profit" financially from it in any significant way....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-13-2017
Replies: 206
Views: 12,908
Posted By dfranklin
Oh man, I am sorry to have missed this round!...

Oh man, I am sorry to have missed this round! Next time...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-20-2017
Replies: 206
Views: 12,908
Posted By dfranklin
I've participated in the last three rounds, and...

I've participated in the last three rounds, and loved each one, but with the arrival of a new baby expected very soon, I think I'll have to sit this one out. I have a negative picked out for wet...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-08-2017
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
A couple more from a recent trip to...

A couple more from a recent trip to...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-02-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 269,938
Posted By dfranklin
My contribution to this year's postcard project...

My contribution to this year's postcard project was a shot of the Shiras power plant on Lake Superior, in Marquette, MI. Tied up at the pier is the barge Great Lakes Trader, in the process of...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-30-2017
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
A couple of cats in Athens, Greece. Ilford MG FB....

A couple of cats in Athens, Greece. Ilford MG FB. Enlarger was an Omega D2 with an LED cold head.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4023/35471034172_6859a2facd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/W3sjEG)Plaka,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-04-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 2,324
Posted By dfranklin
I built a darkroom in my basement a year and a...

I built a darkroom in my basement a year and a half ago, and for me it has been 100% worth it, in spite of the fact that I don't get to use it nearly as much as I would like. It's wonderful just to...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-03-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,833
Posted By dfranklin
I'm proud to have gotten the reference at the...

I'm proud to have gotten the reference at the youthful age of 41!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2017
Replies: 9,246
Views: 922,944
Posted By dfranklin
My first large format kit: a used Shen Hao...

My first large format kit: a used Shen Hao HZX-45, 3 lenses (Fujinon 90/8, Fujinon 150/6.3, and Rodenstock 210/6.8), and a Manfrotto tripod.

I was very pleased with the extremely knowledgeable...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-30-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 269,938
Posted By dfranklin
Finally got my cards in the mail today. I'm sorry...

Finally got my cards in the mail today. I'm sorry that a crush of work prevented me from wet-printing my cards like I did last year. I love this phase of the project, though, when pretty much every...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-29-2017
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
Ah, got it! That's a beautiful setup you have; it...

Ah, got it! That's a beautiful setup you have; it puts my darkroom to shame. I also appreciated the notes on your process.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-28-2017
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
I love the rhythm of the 'flashes' from the...

I love the rhythm of the 'flashes' from the enlarger lamp against Brubeck. Great video!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-02-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 269,938
Posted By dfranklin
Stephan's card arrived in Cambridge, MA today!...

Stephan's card arrived in Cambridge, MA today! The first one to arrive... I'm looking forward to more!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-09-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,682
Posted By dfranklin
The second one is the one that immediately jumped...

The second one is the one that immediately jumped out at me, too. Love it!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-23-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 269,938
Posted By dfranklin
I've done the last two projects, and I'm looking...

I've done the last two projects, and I'm looking forward to this one! I just sent you my info, Stephan. Thanks for organizing.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-03-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 101,248
Posted By dfranklin
I have a very clean Quantaray 400mm f6.3 lens...

I have a very clean Quantaray 400mm f6.3 lens with a Nikon F-mount adapter, hood, and case. I'll ship for free within CONUS. UPDATE: This lens has found a home!

I also have a Beseler 45MXT enlarger...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-14-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 27,122
Posted By dfranklin
My card pictured a small cabin, probably...

My card pictured a small cabin, probably someone's hunting "camp," on the Old Cemetery Road in Skanee, Michigan. Shot on a Mamiya 7II with 80mm lens, developed in D-76 1:3, and printed on Ilford RC...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-18-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 27,122
Posted By dfranklin
A beautiful print from Singapore arrived in...

A beautiful print from Singapore arrived in Boston today!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-12-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 27,122
Posted By dfranklin
So glad to hear it--I thought of sending one to...

So glad to hear it--I thought of sending one to myself, just to see how the RC holds up in the mail, but didn't. The Ilford cards seem pretty sturdy.

D
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-09-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 27,122
Posted By dfranklin
Mine are finally in the mail this morning!...

Mine are finally in the mail this morning!

Raid, your card arrived in Boston on Friday, I believe.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-29-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 27,122
Posted By dfranklin
My cards should be in the mail next week. I just...

My cards should be in the mail next week. I just finished printing out the last batch. By the end I got into a nice rhythm, developing two cards at a time and switching between two trays of fixer....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-16-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 27,122
Posted By dfranklin
I finally got some time in the darkroom last...

I finally got some time in the darkroom last night...

I managed to choose a negative, get the exposure down, and print the first 6 cards. So at this rate I should be able to get them all in the mail...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-25-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 27,122
Posted By dfranklin
I've been sitting on the fence for a while,...

I've been sitting on the fence for a while, mostly because I'm in the middle of a very intense period at work. But in the end I decided that I enjoyed Postcard Project 6 too much to sit this one out....
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-09-2016
Replies: 129
Views: 37,325
Posted By dfranklin
I love the stereoscopic self-portrait!

I love the stereoscopic self-portrait!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2015
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Views: 1,427
Posted By dfranklin
RIP E. P. Levine Camera Stores

I was shocked and saddened this morning when I received an email telling me that E. P. Levine, in Waltham, MA, is going out of business.

The owners, Jay Callum and Michael Bard, explained by email...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-02-2015
Replies: 589
Views: 148,522
Posted By dfranklin
I love this one. A beautiful composition.

I love this one. A beautiful composition.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-15-2015
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
Sure... That's Ilford FB classic glossy paper,...

Sure... That's Ilford FB classic glossy paper, 8x10, printed on a Beseler 45MXT enlarger with a 2 1/2 contrast filter and some burning on the left edge and bottom left corner. If I remember correctly...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-14-2015
Replies: 1,141
Views: 214,674
Posted By dfranklin
I'm taking a darkroom workshop, so still...

I'm taking a darkroom workshop, so still learning. Here's my latest attempt. Apologies for the bad iPhone capture.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/278/19696339692_68252b7b57_c.jpg...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-13-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 36,376
Posted By dfranklin
Beautiful Newfoundland

An envelope from NL arrived here in Cambridge, MA, today, with six astonishingly beautiful images of the local landscape. Wow. Thanks, Raylene, Katt, Ashley, Kourtney, Matt, and Sherry. There seems...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-28-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 36,376
Posted By dfranklin
Congratulations, Doctor! I am hoping for the...

Congratulations, Doctor!

I am hoping for the best for the people of Greece, who have suffered a lot throughout this crisis.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-28-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 36,376
Posted By dfranklin
Hi Bojan, I haven't received cards from "the...

Hi Bojan, I haven't received cards from "the kids" either! I hope they got mine!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2015
Replies: 111
Views: 14,593
Posted By dfranklin
D-76 1:5 @ 20c for 12 minutes, with constant...

D-76 1:5 @ 20c for 12 minutes, with constant agitation for the first minute, then 3 inversions every two minutes.

I think this was a 7-minute exposure, shot on a Mamiya 7ii with 43mm...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-05-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 36,376
Posted By dfranklin
Here's how my personal exhibition is coming...

Here's how my personal exhibition is coming together. 25 cards so far, arranged roughly in order of their arrival. I'll be sorry when new ones stop...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-10-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 36,376
Posted By dfranklin
I've received 9 so far. My wife and I are loving...

I've received 9 so far. My wife and I are loving it. But USPS seems to have a machine specially designed to deface postcards: each card I've received has a vertical abrasion right down the middle....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-27-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 36,376
Posted By dfranklin
Rick, your card arrived today! Beautiful...

Rick, your card arrived today! Beautiful shot--I'm looking forward to seeing the others!

Mine are in the mail as of this afternoon...

David
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 04-11-2015
Replies: 589
Views: 148,522
Posted By dfranklin
This is one of my favorite threads on RFF. (Thank...

This is one of my favorite threads on RFF. (Thank you, Petronius.) I can't resist sharing this one from my last...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-05-2015
Replies: 354
Views: 36,376
Posted By dfranklin
I learned about Postcard Project 5 too late to...

I learned about Postcard Project 5 too late to take part--I'm excited about being involved this time around. I'm going to send my info right now.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-14-2014
Replies: 589
Views: 148,522
Posted By dfranklin
I have two Singapore 35S's, and that's exactly...

I have two Singapore 35S's, and that's exactly the way they feel!

On a slightly different note: I just discovered that the Optech D-Micro pouch seems to have been designed precisely for the Rollei...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-13-2014
Replies: 418
Views: 161,108
Posted By dfranklin
A couple of shots from a recent trip to the Upper...

A couple of shots from a recent trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan:

Ektar 100, 65mm
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5552/15043296430_1706f37e66_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oVjPVQ)21080006.jpg...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-13-2014
Replies: 589
Views: 148,522
Posted By dfranklin
A couple from the second roll I've shot with my...

A couple from the second roll I've shot with my 35s (Tri-X). I still haven't quite got the hang of the scale focusing, but every once in a while I get...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-21-2014
Replies: 845
Views: 144,463
Posted By dfranklin
Lawn ornaments

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3836/14803236388_ed9ed331a5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oy7srA)
93630030.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oy7srA) by podargos (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-11-2014
Replies: 845
Views: 144,463
Posted By dfranklin
At the finish line of the Ore To Shore race,...

At the finish line of the Ore To Shore race, Marquette, MI.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3853/14705458830_ef765ba936_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/optjzC)L1000803.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/optjzC) by...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 07-10-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,997
Posted By dfranklin
Mamiya 7 discontinued?

I just noticed that B&H now lists almost all Mamiya 7 components as "discontinued." They still seem to have the 7ii body and the 150mm in stock, but all other lenses and the camera + 80mm are listed...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By dfranklin
Thanks!

Thanks to those who offered advice... In the end, the seller offered to take the camera back, but after getting some encouragement here, I decided to keep it. I'll probably send it to John at Focal...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-06-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By dfranklin
Advice on otherwise flawless Rollei 35S... with FUNGUS?

After reading the Rollei 35 picture thread on RFF, I fell in love with this camera, and bought two in quick succession on eBay. I thought the second one was a particularly good deal: a black 35S in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-04-2014
Replies: 427
Views: 81,365
Posted By dfranklin
iPhone 5

Somewhere over Siberia, I think, on a SwissAir Airbus.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5547/14387767328_b10033ec51_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nVp4XW)
IMG_0565.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nVp4XW) by podargos...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2014
Replies: 416
Views: 61,573
Posted By dfranklin
Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA

Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA
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