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Forum: Chris Crawford 06-01-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 3,007
Posted By freeranger
I enjoyed that. You must feel proud that he...

I enjoyed that. You must feel proud that he adopted you.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2018
Replies: 8,809
Views: 859,625
Posted By freeranger
ARAX-60 MLU Kit from Gevorg

ARAX-60 MLU Kit from Gevorg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,634
Posted By freeranger
I have just found out the the Foma factory in...

I have just found out the the Foma factory in Czech Republic now has an online shop. Incredibly cheap compared to buying from other outlets. I've just got a 10 brick of 120 and 30m of fomapan for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 493,352
Posted By freeranger
Yashicamat 124G: Fomapan 100: Fomadon RO9 1:25...

Yashicamat 124G: Fomapan 100: Fomadon RO9 1:25 4mins

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5363/U5363I1527019217.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-23-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,634
Posted By freeranger
I started a film-photography club for kids this...

I started a film-photography club for kids this year. I've taught them how to use fully manual cameras and how to develop film. The children love it and the educational benefits are huge....but my...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-11-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 12,365
Posted By freeranger
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3210/2992167364_4af...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3210/2992167364_4af723c96c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5ypD7u)captured! (https://flic.kr/p/5ypD7u) by MrLightyear (https://www.flickr.com/photos/mrlightyear/), on Flickr
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-21-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By freeranger
I have a partial bottle of crusty rodinal too -...

I have a partial bottle of crusty rodinal too - I've just used it as normal: no shaking; dissolving; decanting or filtering - everything has developed well. Just go ahead with option 1.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-12-2015
Replies: 147
Views: 21,405
Posted By freeranger
:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-21-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Posted By freeranger
Great shot... ....you should post this on...

Great shot...

....you should post this on lolbags
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-10-2012
Replies: 158
Views: 16,933
Posted By freeranger
Done 2: Monday: Zeiss Ikon and portra 160 Today:...

Done 2:
Monday: Zeiss Ikon and portra 160
Today: minolta xd7 and portra again
Tomorrow: Ektar and ...decisions, decisions. This is a great challenge to give all those neglected cameras a run out....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-18-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 5,716
Posted By freeranger
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/47360/U47360I1339832892.SEQ.0.jpg

Blur Walk by RichW - I found this a really striking image
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-14-2012
Replies: 144
Views: 10,470
Posted By freeranger
Yup. But it's a great idea. Just what I need to...

Yup. But it's a great idea. Just what I need to kickstart the creative juice engine. I'm in.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-12-2012
Replies: 483
Views: 64,936
Posted By freeranger
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5363/U5363I1225652498.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2012
Replies: 727
Views: 149,506
Posted By freeranger
Yes! My XD7 is my go to film slr: solid and...

Yes! My XD7 is my go to film slr: solid and smooth with a great viewfinder. I bought an srt because it had the 50mm 1.4 lens attached - although I'm sure its a great camera, it does not have the same...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-07-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By freeranger
After searching on the web for expos and...

After searching on the web for expos and exhibitions, I believe this is Brno Exhibition Center in the Czech Republic

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e92/mrsjlightyear/brno-exhibition-center.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By freeranger
And here is an iconic-looking building: anyone...

And here is an iconic-looking building: anyone know where this is?

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e92/mrsjlightyear/where-is-this4web.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By freeranger
Thanks Mablo - so that would mean this shot was...

Thanks Mablo - so that would mean this shot was taken after 1954: manufacture of the Simca Vadette was from 1954-1961- agfacolor was produced in Eastern Germany between 1954 and 1964. The...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By freeranger
Shoebox of Memories

Just got round to scanning a few of the images that my friends found in a shoebox in a skip, outside their flat in...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-30-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 6,083
Posted By freeranger
I'd spend most of it on women, drugs and...

I'd spend most of it on women, drugs and booze.

...probably just waste the rest
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-22-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,663
Posted By freeranger
Actually It wasn't a misqote. Since my original...

Actually It wasn't a misqote. Since my original post the BBC have edited the comment to clarify the intended meaning...and the pedant that resides within me can now ease itself into a blissful...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-21-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,663
Posted By freeranger
100 year old colour photographs - Amazing, but ...

I think the BBC journalist who wrote the caption for slide number 5 in this series from The Prokudi Gorskii Collection must be about 16 years old:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-17449958
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-30-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 7,059
Posted By freeranger
I've just finished reading "Nothing to Envy" by...

I've just finished reading "Nothing to Envy" by Barbara Demick (on special Kindle Xmas offer). For anyone with an interest in what happens in North Korea this is a compelling read.
It makes you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-12-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,308
Posted By freeranger
That is Horrible!

That is Horrible!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-06-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 6,421
Posted By freeranger
Don't be such a tease! Photos please

Don't be such a tease! Photos please
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-17-2011
Replies: 192
Views: 22,736
Posted By freeranger
Pentax - great build quality and ergonomics. I...

Pentax - great build quality and ergonomics. I played with similar priced canons and nikons and, in comparison, they seem cheap and plasticy.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 06-24-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 13,004
Posted By freeranger
Exactly! So Kawaii!!!

Exactly! So Kawaii!!!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-17-2011
Replies: 91
Views: 7,763
Posted By freeranger
if I'm honest...all of...

if I'm honest...all of them!




....help...meeeeee
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 5,246
Posted By freeranger
Actually I bartered a stone wheel for a sheep...

Actually I bartered a stone wheel for a sheep last week. The very next day I was dismayed to find that the swindling bugger had gone and bartered my very own wheel for two sheep and a George Foreman...
Forum: Travel 05-29-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 4,938
Posted By freeranger
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e92/mrsjlightyea...

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e92/mrsjlightyear/god-jesus-toy-robot.jpg

Always wanted one of these - ever since Elvis Costello sang about them:

Japanese God Jesus Robots
Telling teenage...
Forum: Yashica RF 05-25-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By freeranger
Oh ... That's a shame. Some people can be real...

Oh ... That's a shame. Some people can be real turds! He will get his comeuppance!
Forum: Yashica RF 05-25-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By freeranger
If you want to persist with it, and don't mind...

If you want to persist with it, and don't mind spending a bit, I recommend the Yashica Guy:
http://www.yashica-guy.com/
He has the spares and experience to sort out the cc (maybe)

Good luck
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2011
Replies: 76
Views: 4,591
Posted By freeranger
What limits you as a photographer? What is your...

What limits you as a photographer? What is your Achilles heel?

At the moment it's my Achilles heel!

Over the last few weeks I've been suffering from Plantar fasciitis and walking has become quite...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-15-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 8,009
Posted By freeranger
I believe that others should suffer my art.

I believe that others should suffer my art.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 05-10-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,246
Posted By freeranger
Great article - very interesting and well...

Great article - very interesting and well written.
The Diana photos fit the story perfectly.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-05-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 7,665
Posted By freeranger
My friend, who regularly buys new cars, says that...

My friend, who regularly buys new cars, says that he can not relax until he gets his first bump or scratch (an inevitability in Slovakia - but that's another story!)
It is only after the anticipated...
Forum: RFF News 05-04-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,957
Posted By freeranger
This is uncanny! My company are currently working...

This is uncanny! My company are currently working on the world's first solar powered enlarger.
Forum: Off Topic 05-03-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By freeranger
waterproof

waterproof
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-16-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,256
Posted By freeranger
I hope that the designer of that abomination gets...

I hope that the designer of that abomination gets savaged by his own guide dog!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-10-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,704
Posted By freeranger
With one of the World's most beautiful cameras.

With one of the World's most beautiful cameras.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-02-2011
Replies: 92
Views: 5,734
Posted By freeranger
I think that my Vitessa (Ultron) is rather...

I think that my Vitessa (Ultron) is rather pretty.

85565
Forum: RFF Polls 04-02-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 3,328
Posted By freeranger
As usual, the Japanese have been using this...

As usual, the Japanese have been using this technology for years:

85566
MOG-LEV TRAIN
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 4,660
Posted By freeranger
After drying by hanging it, I cut and press the...

After drying by hanging it, I cut and press the film between the pages of a heavy book. After an hour or so it is perfect for scanning.
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-11-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,705
Posted By freeranger
Right, that's it! I'm off to pervweirdoforum.com...

Right, that's it!

I'm off to pervweirdoforum.com ... where the "normals" hang out
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-22-2011
Replies: 88
Views: 7,279
Posted By freeranger
Lots of very good photos last week. Here are 3...

Lots of very good photos last week. Here are 3 that I like a lot:

ThomasM - Window
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/8660/window_8.jpg

Lynnb - the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2011
Replies: 96
Views: 5,723
Posted By freeranger
With the money I'd save on not buying film I...

With the money I'd save on not buying film I would start my own vinyl record pressing company.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,827
Posted By freeranger
And just imagine him dragging the full-length...

And just imagine him dragging the full-length mirror up the slopes that he used to capture that self portrait :D:D:D

This dude is a GOD!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 01-21-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,812
Posted By freeranger
Is it me, or does it make the Ikon look...

Is it me, or does it make the Ikon look slightly...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-10-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 5,729
Posted By freeranger
Thanks for the mention, Paul :) I really like...

Thanks for the mention, Paul :)

I really like this fantastic double exposure by photony texas:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/25693/U25693I1294590014.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-03-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 4,660
Posted By freeranger
rbsinto's Ceramic...

rbsinto's Ceramic Stillife
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/9105/U9105I1293869946.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2010
Replies: 677
Views: 50,336
Posted By freeranger
deposit the money within three days or we'll send...

deposit the money within three days or we'll send the pictures to your wife ...







... and the shepherd!
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-23-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,880
Posted By freeranger
The Black Cat exposure guide is great for night...

The Black Cat exposure guide is great for night photography

http://www.blackcatphotoproducts.com/guide.html
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-23-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,399
Posted By freeranger
After buying the EP1 I experienced a touch of...

After buying the EP1 I experienced a touch of buyer's regret, that I did not hold out for the EP2 and the electronic viewfinder. Weirdly, I am now not too bothered - using the EP1 and manual focus...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-14-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By freeranger
Own up...who the hell are you... Kariya san or...

Own up...who the hell are you... Kariya san or Mitarai san? ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,920
Posted By freeranger
I watched this at the movies and I was laughing...

I watched this at the movies and I was laughing so hard, I could not breathe in and really thought I would die...

...I obviously didn't, but as near death experiences go, I highly recommend watching...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-14-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By freeranger
Incredible SD1 file - If it is real

http://www.rytterfalk.com/2010/12/04/even-more-impossible-detail-revealed/

Lots of debate as to the authenticity of this. What do y'all think?
Forum: Travel 12-02-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 4,284
Posted By freeranger
Just out on Wikileaks: a photo of the Minister...

Just out on Wikileaks: a photo of the Minister responsible for this outrage:


http://img828.imageshack.us/img828/7330/sheikyerbouti.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-08-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,551
Posted By freeranger
I have both - In my opinion the Zorki 4 is a much...

I have both - In my opinion the Zorki 4 is a much better camera and I would never swap a 4 for a 5.
That said, I may just have a good example of a 4 and a bad 5.
Forum: Off Topic 10-08-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 3,680
Posted By freeranger
It depends on whose behalf you are doing your...

It depends on whose behalf you are doing your terrorizing.
Forum: Off Topic 10-08-2010
Replies: 66
Views: 3,680
Posted By freeranger
Maybe, if we could get the terrorists to wear...

Maybe, if we could get the terrorists to wear "I'm not really a photographer..." T-shirts, we could completely clear up the confusion that some people in authority are having.






or am i being...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-03-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 6,255
Posted By freeranger
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/20258/U20258I1285967428.SEQ.0.jpg
Frank's Britt
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 09-10-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 10,268
Posted By freeranger
I've always had short arms and long pockets, so...

I've always had short arms and long pockets, so it's CV for me!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-05-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By freeranger
WHAT!!!:eek:

WHAT!!!:eek:
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-04-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 9,045
Posted By freeranger
Another one for the GR1s It is delightful to use

Another one for the GR1s

It is delightful to use
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-02-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 6,386
Posted By freeranger
StaaleS: It is a beautiful freak!

StaaleS:

It is a beautiful freak!
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-02-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 6,386
Posted By freeranger
Bad Bokeh - Examples, please

Enough of the dreamy, swirly, flattery-girly, wide-open yumminess...


SHOW ME YOUR CRAP BOKEH!!!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-02-2010
Replies: 65
Views: 7,808
Posted By freeranger
http://img691.imageshack.us/img691/3590/3341686319...

http://img691.imageshack.us/img691/3590/3341686319572981eaa.jpg (http://img691.imageshack.us/i/3341686319572981eaa.jpg/)

Uploaded with ImageShack.us (http://imageshack.us)

not irony - anarchy
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By freeranger
Saw an ad for a ricoh gr1 the other day - the...

Saw an ad for a ricoh gr1 the other day - the seller had super-glued the lens hood in place so that it did not get lost.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-22-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 4,351
Posted By freeranger
My father bought our first colour television to...

My father bought our first colour television to coincide with the 1976 Summer Olympics so that we could enjoy the spectacle in all its glory.

It was a memorable time for us, but thereafter he did...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-22-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 4,351
Posted By freeranger
Nail it to a Frisbee and fling it over a rainbow

Nail it to a Frisbee and fling it over a rainbow
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-22-2010
Replies: 181
Views: 17,660
Posted By freeranger
http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/8105/3178739161...

http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/8105/317873916111c5626e5z.jpg

Jupiter 9, Bessa R
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-07-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 7,167
Posted By freeranger
My Zorki 4K has given me years of trouble-free...

My Zorki 4K has given me years of trouble-free service.








as a paperweight.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-08-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 8,864
Posted By freeranger
Get one of each.

Get one of each.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-29-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By freeranger
Mine is only 90% evil (10% cantankerous) A nice...

Mine is only 90% evil (10% cantankerous)

A nice variety of shots, Mudman. Very impressive.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-21-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 5,542
Posted By freeranger
http://img824.imageshack.us/img824/7364/balls.jpg

http://img824.imageshack.us/img824/7364/balls.jpg
Forum: Off Topic 06-20-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 19,651
Posted By freeranger
Fantastic! in NZ's final substitution they...

Fantastic! in NZ's final substitution they brought on a guy who works in a bank. He had to ask for special permission to have the time off to play in the World Cup.
Forum: Travel 04-16-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 3,020
Posted By freeranger
And you can always rent equipment from them if...

And you can always rent equipment from them if you want to travel light.
They have some great panoramic rentals and medium format stuff to drool over.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-14-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By freeranger
The voigtlander 35mm 2.5 is a very good quality...

The voigtlander 35mm 2.5 is a very good quality lens. Very compact and gives great results.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-12-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 6,976
Posted By freeranger
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/500...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/500/medium/Stopala_II_mala_.jpg

This one just caught my eye in the random gallery.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 3,796
Posted By freeranger
I hope it works out fine for you. You are clearly...

I hope it works out fine for you. You are clearly in the right and your repair person has reacted incorrectly to this situation.

Good luck!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-09-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 9,508
Posted By freeranger
I use 1:100 because I can sit and watch TV for an...

I use 1:100 because I can sit and watch TV for an hour, claiming that I can't be disturbed because I am in the middle of a delicate chemical process.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-08-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 4,011
Posted By freeranger
Fantastic! - the Zorki 4 has been sulking on the...

Fantastic! - the Zorki 4 has been sulking on the shelf for too long....

Sergei!....Walkies!!!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-29-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,813
Posted By freeranger
Considering some of the things that beer made me...

Considering some of the things that beer made me do, your "Espresso Goggles" let you off quite lightly.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-23-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 6,265
Posted By freeranger
I've bought a number of items from them, and have...

I've bought a number of items from them, and have always been happy with the service. It is an essential visit if you are in Vienna - their museum and gallery make it a great day out even if you are...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 02-28-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 4,431
Posted By freeranger
Photography by osmosis - what a brilliant idea :D

Photography by osmosis - what a brilliant idea :D
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-23-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,723
Posted By freeranger
If you are fully informed about the camera's...

If you are fully informed about the camera's weaknesses before you buy, then it is a gem. My DP1 is never out of my pocket. The images have something which sets them apart from any other digital...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-19-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By freeranger
I contacted Ed - seems to be a really nice bloke...

I contacted Ed - seems to be a really nice bloke and his estimate for CLA and re-silvered mirror are very reasonable.

Thank you very much for the info :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By freeranger
I asked the guys at my fuji developers what they...

I asked the guys at my fuji developers what they used - a car cockpit cleaning cloth...just pull the negatives through the folded-over cloth.

I tried it and it works fine. Cheap too, and they last a...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-18-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By freeranger
Question Vitessa CLA europe??

Any good Vitessa specialists in Europe?


Thanks in advance :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-06-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 2,694
Posted By freeranger
Nice one Dave! As a former student of Hull Uni, I...

Nice one Dave! As a former student of Hull Uni, I would like to offer this small poem in commemoration of your bravery:

They **** you up, those billinghams.
They may not mean to, but they...
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-03-2010
Replies: 157
Views: 23,173
Posted By freeranger
Great photos Chris. However, just to prove that...

Great photos Chris.


However, just to prove that the OP has a valid point ...

http://img709.imageshack.us/img709/2094/4227675321e8c61ba977.jpg

;)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-21-2009
Replies: 81
Views: 15,107
Posted By freeranger
http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/3946/caty.jpg ...

http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/3946/caty.jpg

Just got back from the shops and my wife is telling me off for playing with the toys before Christmas day.....I'm just checking that it works!!!
Kit...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By freeranger
Take an Olympus XA - Protected in its own...

Take an Olympus XA - Protected in its own clamshell, looks like a disposable, fits in your jeans pocket and takes the ubiquitous SR44 batteries.

http://www.camerapedia.org/wiki/Olympus_XA#XA
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-17-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By freeranger
Thanks. I've reserved one and should pick it up...

Thanks. I've reserved one and should pick it up on monday...along with an e-p1
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-16-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By freeranger
Thank you washy21 .

Thank you washy21 .
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-16-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By freeranger
Novoflex adapters

Anybody have one for M to 4/3 ?

What is the quality like?

Thanks in advance
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2009
Replies: 117
Views: 16,215
Posted By freeranger
That sucks! Really sorry - I hope that you can...

That sucks! Really sorry - I hope that you can recover your money.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2009
Replies: 107
Views: 7,602
Posted By freeranger
You better not point a goddam camera at my kids,...

You better not point a goddam camera at my kids, you fekkin' paedos!


Especially when I am paying good money for them to sit in the lap of an unknown, middle-aged man, offering them gifts!!!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-02-2009
Replies: 101
Views: 16,572
Posted By freeranger
And you have to also remember that 48% of ALL...

And you have to also remember that 48% of ALL statistics are just made up.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-07-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By freeranger
It turned out that that I could not live with the...

It turned out that that I could not live with the shutter lag - the thought of it tormented me throughout the night, distracted my thoughts through the day and nibbled at the edge of my consciousness...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-01-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 13,853
Posted By freeranger
http://img24.imageshack.us/img24/2400/341402333254...

http://img24.imageshack.us/img24/2400/341402333254c853359d.jpg

Here is fomapan 100 - stand developed in rodinal 1:200
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-01-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 13,853
Posted By freeranger
http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/7913/2665396170...

http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/7913/2665396170f0ce46a9cf.jpg

Fomapan 200 GA645 Rodinal

Its a great film...let it drip dry, though - don't ever use the squeegee!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-20-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 6,584
Posted By freeranger
I like the look of these shots. Can't afford the...

I like the look of these shots. Can't afford the Nokton, but I'm getting some Ektar, for sure!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-17-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,110
Posted By freeranger
Seems like a nice, calm place to work .......

Seems like a nice, calm place to work .... especially after the day I have had!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-16-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 798
Posted By freeranger
HU cheap provia 400x 120 (UK)

Just going out of date...5 pack 5.99 delivered!

http://www.7dayshop.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=107155
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-11-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 3,753
Posted By freeranger
The claim that the M9 is a mature product is a...

The claim that the M9 is a mature product is a rather enthusiastic statement. Leica film cameras are mature products because they really can not be improved upon by any significant degree - the only...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 2,870
Posted By freeranger
A little over 3 gallons of Imodium AD:...

A little over 3 gallons of Imodium AD: $698
:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-10-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By freeranger
regardless of the camera, these are wonderful...

regardless of the camera, these are wonderful pictures! Thank you
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-05-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By freeranger
http://img3.imageshack.us/img3/3081/xd71.jpg Well...

http://img3.imageshack.us/img3/3081/xd71.jpg

Well, from my test roll it seems that the camera works fine in every other respect. After trying the camera "in the field" for a day, the shutter lag is...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,353
Posted By freeranger
Hi, welcome to the forum. I think that you...

Hi, welcome to the forum.

I think that you should take the gear that will cause you the least stress. If you are not worried about the FM2, then take that and have a worry free experience.

Hope you...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By freeranger
Thanks for this - I subconsciously ignored it the...

Thanks for this - I subconsciously ignored it the first time - I can't handle bad news very well :o

My XD-7 is not inconsistent with its firing, though ... just noticeably slow.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-03-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 6,039
Posted By freeranger
unerschwinglich, aber wahr

unerschwinglich, aber wahr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By freeranger
The pneumatic mirror damper, if soiled, can...

The pneumatic mirror damper, if soiled, can create the delay in firing
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-03-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 6,039
Posted By freeranger
Unhappy M9 quality fails to impress

http://img249.imageshack.us/img249/6171/screencapture1b.png

That vulcanite has me worried for starters ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By freeranger
XD-11 XD-7 fans?

Do any of you knowledgeable fellows have experience of this camera? Do you like it?
Is the shutter lag normal (I've searched the web and opinion is varied on the subject) and, if it's something that...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,813
Posted By freeranger
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5363/U5363I1228429571.SEQ.0.jpg

1:50 8mins - not grain-free, but I love the look of this combo
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-30-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By freeranger
Really great set of pictures. Your b&w shots have...

Really great set of pictures. Your b&w shots have captured the excitement of getting back to school. Mine son goes back this week and you've inspired me to follow your approach.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-22-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 3,007
Posted By freeranger
Don't give up! Get back on that horse! ...or...

Don't give up!

Get back on that horse!


...or buy a crate of xp2
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-19-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 6,919
Posted By freeranger
Obviously the fault is with the original plumber...

Obviously the fault is with the original plumber who, for some crazy reason, installed the U bend directly over a fan. Almost anyone in the plumbing business should know not to do that.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 08-17-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,346
Posted By freeranger
just out of hypothetical interest - if zeiss...

just out of hypothetical interest - if zeiss announced FF digital Ikon at the same time as the M9 release - which way would you jump?
Forum: Yashica RF 08-14-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,868
Posted By freeranger
Question Yashica CLA Europe?

Is there a Mark Hama equivalent on this side of the pond?

Postage costs and the the possibility of my camera being held up at customs are making me think twice about sending my camera to the states.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-11-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 3,797
Posted By freeranger
M9 pre-order 18mp €5500

http://www.objectif-boetie.fr/neuf.htm
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-07-2009
Replies: 249
Views: 70,976
Posted By freeranger
Some great photos - makes me want to dust off the...

Some great photos - makes me want to dust off the rollei 35 this weekend
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-03-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,167
Posted By freeranger
Zorki 4 - Click-Fwwwop-Wind, Click-Fwwwop-Wind...

Zorki 4 - Click-Fwwwop-Wind, Click-Fwwwop-Wind ..... a calming mantra


Sometimes I even put film in it ;)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-01-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By freeranger
The capabilities of the DP-1 are evident when...

The capabilities of the DP-1 are evident when viewing the original sized bandstand photo. I am currently learning how to use this tricky camera. If you have mastered it, then I would suggest that if...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-26-2009
Replies: 2,892
Views: 1,780,872
Posted By freeranger
Just off to Vienna to play with the DP-1

Just off to Vienna to play with the DP-1
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-21-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By freeranger
If you want to try the isolette II, you are more...

If you want to try the isolette II, you are more than welcome to borrow mine for a while.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By freeranger
Congratulations - Blow that trumpet! You deserve...

Congratulations - Blow that trumpet! You deserve to!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-10-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By freeranger
http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/3774/63287645.p...

http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/3774/63287645.png

interesting that the designers would go to so much trouble to create an authentic xa and the animators would have her framing the picture through...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-09-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 3,127
Posted By freeranger
All are really good but picture number three just...

All are really good but picture number three just blows me away! must...resist..
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-09-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,876
Posted By freeranger
I love pentax because, I feel, they have to try a...

I love pentax because, I feel, they have to try a little harder than the big two. Since the IQ is the same as the k20d, I'll be sticking with that for a while, but thanks for reporting that pentax...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-09-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By freeranger
you could could reduce the risk of buying from...

you could could reduce the risk of buying from ebay by buying from an established member in the classifieds. - they do tend to be very trustworthy.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-19-2009
Replies: 63
Views: 4,129
Posted By freeranger
"SHUTTER YOUR FACE!"

"SHUTTER YOUR FACE!"
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-11-2009
Replies: 518
Views: 42,077
Posted By freeranger
I do not think that my prowess as a photographer...

I do not think that my prowess as a photographer will ever exceed the ability of the APS-C sensor to capture detail. However, I am so excited about the possibilities offered by the digital pen that I...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-11-2009
Replies: 518
Views: 42,077
Posted By freeranger
I love a fight! Just wait 'til I get my jacket...

I love a fight! Just wait 'til I get my jacket off .. I'll scratch up the lot o' yer ... oh ...

http://img517.imageshack.us/img517/5434/buttonst.jpg

Mum?...
Forum: RFF News 06-11-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,812
Posted By freeranger
nice one - I take it you are the alfred who...

nice one - I take it you are the alfred who posted the story?

Congratulations!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-11-2009
Replies: 518
Views: 42,077
Posted By freeranger
http://img517.imageshack.us/img517/5434/buttonst.j...

http://img517.imageshack.us/img517/5434/buttonst.jpg

"Mom...can you come round again? ... Damn these fiddly things!"
Forum: RFF Polls 06-10-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 4,025
Posted By freeranger
That would be sectagenarian synthetic symian...

That would be sectagenarian synthetic symian syndrome, Al.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-09-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By freeranger
I'd guess you'd need something with a long base...

I'd guess you'd need something with a long base length to be able to use the lens easily at 1.2.
I don't know how easy the CLE is to focus
Forum: RFF Polls 06-07-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 4,025
Posted By freeranger
You are not a geek! You are Angelina Jolie :)

You are not a geek! You are Angelina Jolie :)
Forum: RFF Polls 06-07-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 4,025
Posted By freeranger
Are we geeks?

I attended a rather dismal party last night and this morning was wondering if my dislike of social situations, combined with my love of cameras, was an indicator of Aspergers syndrome. I found this...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-05-2009
Replies: 518
Views: 42,077
Posted By freeranger
My wife would not agree with you on this :(

My wife would not agree with you on this :(
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By freeranger
Good - Its not just me, then!

Good - Its not just me, then!
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-31-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By freeranger
Just got back from seeing the film. Its very...

Just got back from seeing the film. Its very entertaining!
Winona is Spock's mum!
Forum: Yashica RF 05-26-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By freeranger
Enjoy your cc. They are really cool, aren't they!

Enjoy your cc. They are really cool, aren't they!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-12-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By freeranger
Well, its a really fun camera. Have a great time...

Well, its a really fun camera. Have a great time with it and post some photos!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-12-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By freeranger
http://www.marriottworld.com/vito_cameras/vitob.ht...

http://www.marriottworld.com/vito_cameras/vitob.htm
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-12-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By freeranger
"The shutter speed ring has green figures to...

"The shutter speed ring has green figures to indicate speeds which are not available automatically; for these speeds the shutter should be set to "B". "
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-21-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By freeranger
where do live Bryan? If you are in Europe I'll...

where do live Bryan?
If you are in Europe I'll post you a for spares 4k
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-20-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By freeranger
I like the shot of the big guy with the dog -...

I like the shot of the big guy with the dog - there is a man with no issues!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-20-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,943
Posted By freeranger
Well, I got in touch with them and sent them the...

Well, I got in touch with them and sent them the pictures - they were as shocked as I was! They think that they have been supplied with a returned lens instead of a new one and told me to ship it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,943
Posted By freeranger
You should have walked into the head office...

You should have walked into the head office wearing those new shoes ... With no pants on - "I wish to make a complaint!"
Forum: Olympus RF 04-19-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,640
Posted By freeranger
"When Barnack created the Leica, he just happened...

"When Barnack created the Leica, he just happened to have a 50mm lens lying around and kludged that into his first camera."

Ken make me giggle:D
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,943
Posted By freeranger
They are brick and mortar, too. And people on the...

They are brick and mortar, too. And people on the pentax forums really rate them. I am hopeful that it has been a horrible mistake (that's why I am not naming any names yet). I am still shaking with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,943
Posted By freeranger
Angry Horror Story - again

Apologies to the mod who closed this thread because it was posted in General Discussion - because a leading character in my horror story is an slr lens then this is a more appropriate place.

I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By freeranger
Angry Horror Story

I have just received a "brand new" pentax lens from a "reputable dealer" in the UK...

I am hoping that they have made a mistake .... a very big mistake!

On opening the package, the first thing that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 3,362
Posted By freeranger
Please watch...

Please watch this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HECMVdl-9SQ

Then ask yourself why the police consider photography to be a threat.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-16-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 6,112
Posted By freeranger
I have just started using mine again after...

I have just started using mine again after leaving it sitting in the cupboard for a while. The lens is amazing. Exposure compensation is easy to access but the manual controls are not so intuitive....
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-06-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,864
Posted By freeranger
"Cleaning" by semrich. Love the muted,...

"Cleaning" by semrich. Love the muted, complimentary colours and the the square format framing.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/5622/U5622I1238860528.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: RFF News 04-06-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 5,655
Posted By freeranger
Very deserving win. The colours are amazingly...

Very deserving win. The colours are amazingly rich and the composition is perfect.
Forum: Olympus RF 03-28-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By freeranger
Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome!

Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,008
Posted By freeranger
I'll be getting the k20d, then...instead of...

I'll be getting the k20d, then...instead of waiting around for the next increase in sensor size!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-22-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,700
Posted By freeranger
Bessa III announce price

http://www.voigtlaender.de/cms/voigtlaender/voigtlaender_cms.nsf/id/pa_fdih7jzkae.html
Forum: RFF Polls 03-22-2009
Replies: 220
Views: 39,444
Posted By freeranger
I used to carry around a meter but, because it is...

I used to carry around a meter but, because it is always with me I now usually use an application on my ipod touch.
Exposure Calc is handy for most situations. It originally didn't get good reviews...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-17-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By freeranger
Hi Dan, thanks for the reply - Your course sounds...

Hi Dan, thanks for the reply - Your course sounds excellent - if I wasn't on the other side of the world I would be signing up!
I think that your message is that you get paid what you are...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-17-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By freeranger
Awww mods! Have the fundamentalists taken over...

Awww mods! Have the fundamentalists taken over RFF? - The beauty of language is that we can have so much fun with it.

Anyhoo....Thank you so much everyone that responded to this thread. It has...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-17-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By freeranger
how much to charge?

I have been approached by an International Women's Association who wish to learn photography and some photoshop techniques.

What do you think would be a realistic price to charge?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 3,518
Posted By freeranger
Here's another recommendation for the OM system....

Here's another recommendation for the OM system. Pretty little things with very nice viewfinders. Do put some money aside for a service.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-09-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By freeranger
LOL :D - Which definition of "poor" are you...

LOL :D - Which definition of "poor" are you alluding to here?
Cross process it - its cheap and fun
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-04-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 5,113
Posted By freeranger
Here is a review of the 7200 I bought it and have...

Here is a review of the 7200
I bought it and have been happy with the results I have been getting (using vuescan instead of the bundled...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-21-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By freeranger
were you on acid when you took this?

were you on acid when you took this?
Forum: Olympus RF 02-16-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 7,120
Posted By freeranger
After walking over to see the reason for my...

After walking over to see the reason for my expletives, my wife has told me to be happy for you. Lucky *******!!!!
Forum: RFF Polls 02-15-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 1,945
Posted By freeranger
I had a cat that was called...

I had a cat that was called Toastrack-Jazz-von-Bodenhausen. A dog...hmmm...Agfa!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2009
Replies: 96
Views: 48,411
Posted By freeranger
I would buy a digital version of the Black Cat...

I would buy a digital version of the Black Cat Exposure Guide. If you have the skills to program a light meter then this should not pose any problems for you. Plus you would have the potential market...
Forum: Travel 02-04-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By freeranger
You could also have a look at prolaika in Blava -...

You could also have a look at prolaika in Blava - www.prolaika.sk
They have some second hand gear.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By freeranger
"If you want to play the game, you gotta take a...

"If you want to play the game, you gotta take a good aim And get the most marbles with your hippo!" er ... goodnight everyone:o
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By freeranger
It's a drag, it's a bore, it's really such a...

It's a drag, it's a bore, it's really such a pity
To be looking at the board, not looking at the city
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By freeranger
Ah well. I suppose that answers my question ;)

Ah well. I suppose that answers my question ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By freeranger
Do chess players smile?

Nearly 50 views on flickr and not a single titter!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3107/3163230976_32a3fa3d06_o.jpg

1970 Boris Spassky vs Bobby Fischer at the XIX World Hungry Hippo Olympiad in...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-04-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,426
Posted By freeranger
I find that poster rather terrifying

I find that poster rather terrifying
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-04-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 3,307
Posted By freeranger
I use the k10d and I have the DA40ltd. It is...

I use the k10d and I have the DA40ltd. It is tiny, beautifully crafted and, in my opinion, gives great results.
The price is right, too. In fact, I am so happy with mine that I am now saving up for...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,086
Posted By freeranger
or without a camera

or without a camera
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,086
Posted By freeranger
Thanks for the mention. (just for the record, I...

Thanks for the mention. (just for the record, I do not usually spend my weekends hanging around in public toilets with a camera) ;)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-14-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,351
Posted By freeranger
Thanks for the answers. FallisPhoto...you are...

Thanks for the answers. FallisPhoto...you are being naughty!!!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-13-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,351
Posted By freeranger
Question external viewfinder for isolette????

Has anyone used an accessory viewfinder for the agfa isolette? is their anything out there which will provide the correct field of view for it, yet provide a higher quality viewing experience?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-09-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By freeranger
Gone now - On its way to a deserving recipient!

Gone now - On its way to a deserving recipient!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-09-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By freeranger
Free to starving student of photography

Just received a copy of "On Photography" by Susan Sontag.

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e92/mrsjlightyear/onphotog.jpg

Unfortunately, for some reason (probably related to Yuletide excess), I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,068
Posted By freeranger
http://img129.imageshack.us/img129/9840/embassyhl9...

http://img129.imageshack.us/img129/9840/embassyhl9.jpg (http://img129.imageshack.us/my.php?image=embassyhl9.jpg)
http://img129.imageshack.us/img129/embassyhl9.jpg/1/w500.png...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,068
Posted By freeranger
Its stuff like this that inspires me to go out...

Its stuff like this that inspires me to go out and take more photographs.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-01-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 9,148
Posted By freeranger
For 35mm scanning the plustek opticfilm 7200...

For 35mm scanning the plustek opticfilm 7200 (http://www.plustek.com/product/7200.asp) is great VFM.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-29-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 906
Posted By freeranger
Good repair service in Slovakia

I've just picked up 2 lenses which went in for repair a few weeks ago to prolaika camera shop in Bratislava (www.prolaika.sk)

I gave them my pentax DA 40mm limited, as it was not focusing on distant...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-28-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,133
Posted By freeranger
LOL - Happy New Year!

LOL - Happy New Year!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-23-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,117
Posted By freeranger
Thanks, but it ain't me in the Avatar!!!;) (I...

Thanks, but it ain't me in the Avatar!!!;)
(I have a face like a bulldog, licking urine off a nettle!)

Spiderman is still around, but it is Spyderman with a Y!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-22-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,117
Posted By freeranger
http://img355.imageshack.us/img355/7941/barrowna8....

http://img355.imageshack.us/img355/7941/barrowna8.jpg
But mine has the lugs ;)


Seriously, if he's still around, give Spiderman a pm. I recall him modding a lugless zorki into a lugged one a few...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-16-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 5,098
Posted By freeranger
That was exactly the intention. The photo was to...

That was exactly the intention. The photo was to demonstrate the warmth and friendliness between children from different cultures. It was very well received until someone mentioned the possible South...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-16-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 5,098
Posted By freeranger
This has stimulated an excellent debate. I have...

This has stimulated an excellent debate. I have learned something about that horrible regime in South Africa and, I am better off for the information.

If I was being truly dramatic, though, I would...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-16-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 5,098
Posted By freeranger
Unhappy I am a racist!

So...

...I have just been informed that one of my images has been pulled from a website and printed publication because it is racist.

Apparently, in the dark times of South Africa's apartheid...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-14-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By freeranger
I once part-exed an OM for an EOS in one of the...

I once part-exed an OM for an EOS in one of the big stores in Shinjuku. They were very firm on the prices they offered and I got no where near the price I paid for the Olympus. I would try to sell...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-25-2008
Replies: 63
Views: 4,728
Posted By freeranger
Moloko Gayboi...

Moloko Gayboi Wufflies

http://img135.imageshack.us/img135/5690/photoshoeskj1.jpg

The ONLY shoe to photograph in
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,687
Posted By freeranger
I absolutely agree. Part of the process of...

I absolutely agree. Part of the process of finding out is keeping an open mind and having the chance to see through the eyes of talented photographers like trix.
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