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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By jsolanzo
You won't get a fast leica lens in 35mm for 1000....

You won't get a fast leica lens in 35mm for 1000. But for half the price you can get a cv 35/1.4. Also look for the canons too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2012
Replies: 173
Views: 25,011
Posted By jsolanzo
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7203/6891514778_81dc...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7203/6891514778_81dc8b765e_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 3,404
Posted By jsolanzo
The C-Biogon 35 2.8 is really nice.

The C-Biogon 35 2.8 is really nice.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By jsolanzo
Maybe over developed I guess. I'm pretty sure my...

Maybe over developed I guess. I'm pretty sure my Canon A-1's meter is pretty accurate. Like I mentioned earlier, I added more then 5 ml of rodinal in 500 ml of water.

Sorry guys, I'm still learning...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By jsolanzo
Development Problem? Scanning?

Hello guys,

Last night I just started stand developing with Rodinal 1:100 for an hr. I have only one problem with it. My scans are coming out too grainy. Could it be the scanner, development? I used...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-03-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 4,860
Posted By jsolanzo
I'm also having this problem, hopefully a simple...

I'm also having this problem, hopefully a simple solution can be found. I'm using a minolta dimage sd2
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 04-01-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,542
Posted By jsolanzo
Wish I could see the picture, but I don't have...

Wish I could see the picture, but I don't have permission.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2012
Replies: 3,331
Views: 574,853
Posted By jsolanzo
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7078/7037528749_0517...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7078/7037528749_0517c2850d_b.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-30-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 6,219
Posted By jsolanzo
Ima drop out of college and probably just study...

Ima drop out of college and probably just study back home (Philippines) and retire there. So much more laid back!
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-29-2012
Replies: 103
Views: 9,400
Posted By jsolanzo
Lol, I was the first to email him about the...

Lol, I was the first to email him about the camera. Was gonna buy it, but I just purchased a new lens, 35 2.8 C-Biogon. Grats on your purchase! I'm kinda kicking myself for not buying it.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-29-2012
Replies: 169
Views: 17,321
Posted By jsolanzo
Element of Surprise Digital is kinda boring IMO

Element of Surprise
Digital is kinda boring IMO
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-29-2012
Replies: 92
Views: 11,183
Posted By jsolanzo
lol @ shooting @ f/1 will cause an all white...

lol @ shooting @ f/1 will cause an all white picture and f/16 will cause too dark of a picture. Also, even numbers are perfect settings for aperture ahaha.

Love the videos.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-29-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By jsolanzo
The Epson R-D1 is gonna be the cheapest out of...

The Epson R-D1 is gonna be the cheapest out of them all, but the crop factor is 1.5x
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-29-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By jsolanzo
NEX cameras, Ricoh GXR, all 4/3 and M4/3 cameras,...

NEX cameras, Ricoh GXR, all 4/3 and M4/3 cameras, probably the Xpro1

Nvm, those aren't RF's

Only the Epson RD-1 works as a rangefinder. Of course the Leica M8 and M9 as well.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 03-29-2012
Replies: 324
Views: 43,473
Posted By jsolanzo
This is the problem I don't want to happen. Which...

This is the problem I don't want to happen. Which is why I rarely do street stuff. Maybe I'll start doing more street...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-27-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,926
Posted By jsolanzo
I want a summaron 2.8 M2 version.

I want a summaron 2.8 M2 version.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-27-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,926
Posted By jsolanzo
so hard to find the uc hexanon! Plus, it's almost...

so hard to find the uc hexanon! Plus, it's almost as much as the cron.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-26-2012
Replies: 150
Views: 19,122
Posted By jsolanzo
Acros 100 for now. Maybe gonna start doing xp2,...

Acros 100 for now. Maybe gonna start doing xp2, bw400cn, or tmax 400
Forum: Travel 03-22-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,138
Posted By jsolanzo
Did the first one. I think you'd need the 17mm if...

Did the first one. I think you'd need the 17mm if you do landscape. But that's just me. The lite also sounds nice though. I wouldn't bring a 4/3 sensor with me anywhere. I know it's small footprint...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-21-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,775
Posted By jsolanzo
i talked to don goldberg about the drum issue. He...

i talked to don goldberg about the drum issue. He told me that most of the user M5's that had the shutter drum issue had been swapped with a new one. Mine is a user and Don told me that he was pretty...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-21-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,775
Posted By jsolanzo
This just adds to the nature of surprises when...

This just adds to the nature of surprises when shooting film! Just received the M5. No film right now since I left them on campus. Will buy some cheap stuff tomorrow. Darn! I feel like buying another...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,775
Posted By jsolanzo
Hello, I have a question before I receive my...

Hello, I have a question before I receive my camera. I asked Tamarkin if the shutter drum was replaced and he said that from his knowledge it hasn't been replaced. Should I be concerned about this...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-16-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,775
Posted By jsolanzo
I got the 2-lug serviced by Don Goldberg.

I got the 2-lug serviced by Don Goldberg.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-16-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,775
Posted By jsolanzo
Grabbed the M5 2 lug. Hope it lasts for years. I...

Grabbed the M5 2 lug. Hope it lasts for years. I couldn't justify the $500 if they're both similar in the first place. Thanks for the help guys! Off to save for a lens!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,775
Posted By jsolanzo
True, considering I'm an Industrial Engineering...

True, considering I'm an Industrial Engineering student, I should've thought about the ergonomic difference of the lug setup lol. But, that's really an afterthought. Besides, I can get a 3rd lug for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,775
Posted By jsolanzo
Both are silver. I like the silver one better....

Both are silver. I like the silver one better. Don't know why hehe. Still not sure on the decision though.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,775
Posted By jsolanzo
The 3 lug one looks perfects except some super...

The 3 lug one looks perfects except some super minor blemishes on the bottom plate. However, it's 500 more expensive than the 2 lug, and I'm not sure if I should push for the 3 lug. I can live with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,775
Posted By jsolanzo
Can you please help me select an M5?

Hello all,

So right now, I'm looking at two different cameras but I'm not sure which one to choose. One of them is an M5 from Tamarkin, but it's a 2 lug. However, it was CLA'd by DAG and has a 6...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 3,792
Posted By jsolanzo
I'd buy that M5, once I sell my last nikon lens...

I'd buy that M5, once I sell my last nikon lens if the price is right that is. I was gonna grab the M5 50 jahre from ebay, but I really don't trust it.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-29-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,231
Posted By jsolanzo
Not a lot of people can fix broken hexars, so...

Not a lot of people can fix broken hexars, so that's another thing to take into account.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 01-30-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 5,109
Posted By jsolanzo
In my opinion, I would certainly get the Fuji...

In my opinion, I would certainly get the Fuji x100 over it. Just my opinion. A lot cheaper too.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-29-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,972
Posted By jsolanzo
Lol @ the dirty stickers.

Lol @ the dirty stickers.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-26-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By jsolanzo
Depends on what it says on the tracking...

Depends on what it says on the tracking information. If it says guaranteed delivery by the end of the day, it could be delivered by 7-8pm. Just pray that your UPS guy has a priority overnight on his...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-24-2012
Replies: 148
Views: 31,184
Posted By jsolanzo
Wow Tom! That looks awesome!

Wow Tom! That looks awesome!
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-24-2012
Replies: 202
Views: 42,106
Posted By jsolanzo
Canon A1 and Leica M2, digital got boring to me....

Canon A1 and Leica M2, digital got boring to me. Sorry, not bashing on digital or anything. JMHO
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 5,312
Posted By jsolanzo
Made in canada vs made in wetzlar could also be a...

Made in canada vs made in wetzlar could also be a factor.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,652
Posted By jsolanzo
I was reading other sites about developing. The...

I was reading other sites about developing. The chart I followed was somewhat wrong. Instead of 20C, it said 27C. So in conclusion, over development.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,652
Posted By jsolanzo
I used light room to fix it up a little. I turned...

I used light room to fix it up a little. I turned off all of the unnecessary settings on Vuescan.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,652
Posted By jsolanzo
Thanks for the comments. After analyzing the...

Thanks for the comments. After analyzing the photo, it does look underexposed. Was relying to a crappy meter(beecam for android) at that time and I realized the light sensor for the android is pretty...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,652
Posted By jsolanzo
What Am I doing Wrong?

Hello all,

I recently just developed my first B&W film w/ TMAX 400. I used Ilfosol 3 1+14 dilution for it. I agitated gently every minute and the development time was 10 minutes as followed. I used...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-21-2012
Replies: 488
Views: 128,412
Posted By jsolanzo
Me like Acros and Neopan 400

Me like Acros and Neopan 400
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 01-21-2012
Replies: 183
Views: 100,609
Posted By jsolanzo
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7032/6734478423_73fe...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7032/6734478423_73feeb0f71_z.jpg


Test roll on Walgreens 200 (Fuji Superia 200?) The color version looks horrible so I converted it to b&w
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-19-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By jsolanzo
If you were to choose which meter from a list...

Which would you choose? All listed meters have 6 month warranties. I'm thinking the metrastar right now.
http://i.imgur.com/F6sYy.png

THanks
John
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2012
Replies: 7,540
Views: 3,866,629
Posted By jsolanzo
http://i.imgur.com/6jXUJ.jpg My two hobbies.

http://i.imgur.com/6jXUJ.jpg
My two hobbies.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-19-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By jsolanzo
Loved it!.....

Loved it!.....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,274
Posted By jsolanzo
Aren't TLR's medium format? More stable when held...

Aren't TLR's medium format? More stable when held waistline?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-11-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 7,283
Posted By jsolanzo
landscape for me. It's what interests me the...

landscape for me. It's what interests me the most. I'm too shy for street photog.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 6,148
Posted By jsolanzo
I pick the 21mm for landscapes, if you like that...

I pick the 21mm for landscapes, if you like that kinda stuff.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-09-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 5,408
Posted By jsolanzo
Leica M2 40mm Rokkor(Gonna get shipped out to...

Leica M2 40mm Rokkor(Gonna get shipped out to Youxin for Shutter Capping repair)

Canon A1 50mm 1.8 28mm 2.8
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By jsolanzo
Well, contacted Youxin, he said he'll adjust it...

Well, contacted Youxin, he said he'll adjust it for free since it's still covered by the warranty. So happy about this!


Thanks
John
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By jsolanzo
Stroked the lever half way to show the metal part...

Stroked the lever half way to show the metal part of the curtain. Does this show capping? Sorry for my ignorance this is my first leica and I'm a beginner at film...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By jsolanzo
Randy, what did you end up doing? I took a video...

Randy, what did you end up doing?

I took a video of the back of the m2 with an attached processed negative next to a light source to see if there's a light leak, but didn't see anything. So, light...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By jsolanzo
I'll try to get another film developed tomorrow...

I'll try to get another film developed tomorrow or something. Good thing the seller is going to pay for repairs if this problem occurs again.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By jsolanzo
The whole roll was like this. My test roll didn't...

The whole roll was like this. My test roll didn't have this problem though. I don't have scans from that one, but I tested all the shutter speeds, etc. and it looks good.


Other shots are different,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By jsolanzo
What caused this? Processing? or the Camera is at fault?

Hello everyone, I just got back my 1st non test roll(test roll was fine). My leica M2 film negative got messed up, but my Canon a1 was fine, it wasn't the best though. Really sucked to be honest with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2012
Replies: 1,748
Views: 327,203
Posted By jsolanzo
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6125/5993352894_e226...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6125/5993352894_e226d10869_b.jpg

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6148/5966554606_dd74f5f1d5_b.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By jsolanzo
I have both Windows 7 and Mac OSX Lion, but will...

I have both Windows 7 and Mac OSX Lion, but will use Windows as my primary OS. Thanks for the link, hopefully it's available in a few weeks once I settle in film photography. Is there a cable from...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By jsolanzo
Is there a multi function scanner/printer that...

Is there a multi function scanner/printer that works decently as a negative scanner? I have a decent photo printer that i've been using since 7th grade that probably needs replacement.


Thanks
John
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By jsolanzo
Thanks for the reply, it looks like it is over my...

Thanks for the reply, it looks like it is over my budget, so it is a no go for me. Are there other cheap alternatives to the KMSD4?


Thanks
John
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-04-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By jsolanzo
Looking for a film scanner with a very small footprint

Small footprint is very important to me as my espresso equipment is taking up most of my dorm space.

My budget is $200 at the very max but would like to spend around 100-150 as I've burned way too...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By jsolanzo
Black and White Processing in A Dormitory Setting

Hello all,

When I was a kid my family used film up until buying our first digital camera in 05 ish(casio exilim or something). Now, I'm getting back into film since I like surprises. It seems boring...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,877
Posted By jsolanzo
Great read! Haven't gotten into street yet, but I...

Great read! Haven't gotten into street yet, but I will when I get my camera!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2012
Replies: 5,596
Views: 982,891
Posted By jsolanzo
I usually like african single origin espressos....

I usually like african single origin espressos. Love the brightness and the acidity of the beans. Very exciting!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2012
Replies: 5,596
Views: 982,891
Posted By jsolanzo
Anyone into specialty coffee? I have a 40 yr old...

Anyone into specialty coffee? I have a 40 yr old espresso machine.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2011
Replies: 9,202
Views: 913,802
Posted By jsolanzo
Leica M2 and Rokkor 40mm F2!!!!!!

Leica M2 and Rokkor 40mm F2!!!!!!
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