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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Day Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, but California, at least where I live, the...

Yes, but California, at least where I live, the skies seem to be 100% blue or rarely overcast. The cumulus or cumulonimbus clouds are rare. Here is an image of a wispy cloud day. I think my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1,166
Views: 300,247
Posted By charjohncarter
I bought it when I lived in Panama' parts were a...

I bought it when I lived in Panama' parts were a problem, but I drove it everywhere. Unfortunately, I had to sell it when I moved the USA.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1,166
Views: 300,247
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/2127/2393219170_3176...

https://live.staticflickr.com/2127/2393219170_3176c3e167_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4DtSFu)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/4DtSFu) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1,166
Views: 300,247
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/2154/2393219986_25cf...

https://live.staticflickr.com/2154/2393219986_25cfd49647_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/4DtSVy)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/4DtSVy) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks Godfrey, I just woke up and found...

Thanks Godfrey, I just woke up and found something pleasant to look up.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By charjohncarter
Taking a camera makes for a pleasant walk. Very...

Taking a camera makes for a pleasant walk. Very nice image.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By charjohncarter
Nice photo, I hope you like your Super23, I...

Nice photo, I hope you like your Super23, I really like mine. I have two backs (6x7 and 6x9), I use my 6x9 almost all of the time. That camera produces great photos, plus it is synched to 1/500...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks for that last photo, that was the one I...

Thanks for that last photo, that was the one I was looking for. Sorry, off topic.
Forum: RFF Polls 4 Days Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 1,786
Posted By charjohncarter
I have hoods for every lens that I can fit one...

I have hoods for every lens that I can fit one reasonably. I would like a hood for my Elmar 50mm f/3.5 but I don't want to afford one or don't like the way they work. I've made some hoods: for my...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 6 Days Ago
Replies: 170
Views: 25,311
Posted By charjohncarter
Henry Wessel: Leica M body, Canon 28mm lens, but...

Henry Wessel: Leica M body, Canon 28mm lens, but I did see him with some other MF camera once.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 332
Views: 35,760
Posted By charjohncarter
This probably doesn't count...

This probably doesn't count but....

https://live.staticflickr.com/7207/13889180707_42ac16a03e_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nakFwT)TriX HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/nakFwT) by John Carter...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,714
Views: 440,273
Posted By charjohncarter
^Nice shot, I used to go to Olympic Hot Springs...

^Nice shot, I used to go to Olympic Hot Springs for a bath and swim when I was a kid. My parents had a cabin on Port Ludlow. My photos were not this beautiful.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks for blowing your own horn. It is nice to...

Thanks for blowing your own horn. It is nice to see that you are in print. VIVA la 'box.'
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By charjohncarter
That is the point of Verichrome Pan. Kodak made...

That is the point of Verichrome Pan. Kodak made it for box cameras with one shutter speed and one f/stop. I think it had two speed film layers that softened its sharpness but let you take a photo...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By charjohncarter
I've used 100 and 400: lots. It did take me a...

I've used 100 and 400: lots. It did take me a while to get so I liked it. My observations: cut the ISO in half, develop at recommended times at first then adjust, if shooting with blue sky use an...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By charjohncarter
I've waited to post here. I'm not a great fan of...

I've waited to post here. I'm not a great fan of Dorothea's but she was an icon of photojournalism. It is not that I don't like her work I'm not into photojournalism. I did go to her show at the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By charjohncarter
No, I use the camera f/stops and match those with...

No, I use the camera f/stops and match those with the auto setting on the flash. One of the great benefits of the 35RC is it does it all (except shutter priority). The flash synch above 1/125 is...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By charjohncarter
I've used the Flashmatic on two of my...

I've used the Flashmatic on two of my semi-disposible 70s P&S cameras: 35RC and C35. It does work, but with the 35RC and an auto-thyristor flash; that combo seemed to work better. I don't think...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By charjohncarter
I've seen your work also. I'll stick with you. ...

I've seen your work also. I'll stick with you. I think you also use a drum scanner (not sure), but that is another form of quality I can get behind.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 14,700
Posted By charjohncarter
Like Pioneer, I struggle to see the difference...

Like Pioneer, I struggle to see the difference between my Rolleiflex T Tessar f/3.5 and my Diacord G f/3.5. The big thing for me is the viewing lens. I'm always happier to see a brighter image on...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By charjohncarter
That happened to me too. Luckily, when I removed...

That happened to me too. Luckily, when I removed the top plate I saw 'object' and was able to remove it. I know they feel robust but I don't think the internal parts are, well, not made to work...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By charjohncarter
I have one, and I really like it, but the build...

I have one, and I really like it, but the build quality isn't great. As Roger Hicks said these P&S cameras from the 70s are only made for about 100 rolls of film. I have more than that with mine...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By charjohncarter
I think I'd rather be with KoFe than Harry and...

I think I'd rather be with KoFe than Harry and Meg (or Madonna).
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,314
Posted By charjohncarter
You are probably right. My rig cost are $50 in...

You are probably right. My rig cost are $50 in plastic and $45 for the macro lens. I had the slide copier which would have been $25. It took me a lot of time to set it up each time I used it (I...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By charjohncarter
RE: Contrast: I almost felt that I needed to have...

RE: Contrast: I almost felt that I needed to have a fill flash with me to use E100. Like on this one:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4831/30861476317_448b160e25_z.jpg...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,314
Posted By charjohncarter
I've posted this image many times, I quit using...

I've posted this image many times, I quit using this when my digital camera died. It worked great, even with a small pixel camera. I built this device in 2008, and still have it. If I ever had to...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By charjohncarter
Don't you just love it when some comes up with...

Don't you just love it when some comes up with something that should have been thought of 60 years ago.

EDIT: My only remaining Selenium cell camera is a Petri 7s. It has a lens cap that covers the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By charjohncarter
I used the 'new' E100 35mm. It is really...

I used the 'new' E100 35mm. It is really beautiful, but I felt in was a little soft. Maybe I'm wrong or I made a bunch of focusing errors. The 120 should at least help me out.

One of my sharper...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By charjohncarter
There is an extra step; which is stitching. But...

There is an extra step; which is stitching. But with that plastic I described I have no trouble with right angle placement. You can actually to some editing in the ICE program: minor cropping,...
Forum: Chris Crawford 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 188
Views: 8,488
Posted By charjohncarter
If it is it very slight, maybe I'm just prejudice...

If it is it very slight, maybe I'm just prejudice in favor of the IIIf
Forum: Chris Crawford 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 188
Views: 8,488
Posted By charjohncarter
I really haven't either, but I'm thinking on a...

I really haven't either, but I'm thinking on a micro level. My IIIf photos seem slightly sharper than my Bessa R when I use the same lenses. Besides I read about 60 years ago that Leica did have...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By charjohncarter
I have the 6x7 so I know nothing about the 645. ...

I have the 6x7 so I know nothing about the 645. This problems is real: you might check further.

https://datsphotographyca.wordpress.com/pentax-6-x-7-intermittent-shutter-problem-solved/
Forum: Chris Crawford 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 188
Views: 8,488
Posted By charjohncarter
I've been somewhat following this thread. Two...

I've been somewhat following this thread. Two things I think about a Barnack body and Elmars lenses: I think the Barnack is superior for holding the film much flatter than barn door cameras. I feel...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By charjohncarter
I use my V500 similar to your V600 to scan 4x5. ...

I use my V500 similar to your V600 to scan 4x5. I made a 1/8 x 9 x 3 3/8 inch piece of plastic then make two scans right side and left side butting the long edge to ouside edge of the scanner. Then...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 1,431
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm frustrated. That was the best color instant...

I'm frustrated. That was the best color instant film ever.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4143/4784592493_5e71b7c7d9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8hNhE2)Fuji FP100c (https://flic.kr/p/8hNhE2) by John...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By charjohncarter
The perspective with the camera on the ground...

The perspective with the camera on the ground make this unique. You were lucky there were no tables.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 380
Views: 54,809
Posted By charjohncarter
I've always thought that the Panda Express in my...

I've always thought that the Panda Express in my town is the best looking. If I'm wrong; jump on it and post a better one:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49445032488_d0f846c868_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 334
Views: 43,764
Posted By charjohncarter
What's the camera?

What's the camera?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 1,593
Posted By charjohncarter
Actually, polemica is Spanish for controversial,...

Actually, polemica is Spanish for controversial, I guess I slipped into another language. No attack: just contrast is so easy to adjust digitally. I don't think in terms of high/low contrast...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 1,593
Posted By charjohncarter
I can't tell a high contrast lens from a low...

I can't tell a high contrast lens from a low contrast lens: too many variables. And you would think in California which is sunshine wise similar to Australia; with that variable gone I would be able...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,024
Posted By charjohncarter
Kodak HIE (infrared), also Konica film, and...

Kodak HIE (infrared), also Konica film, and Ilford.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 1,593
Posted By charjohncarter
This is my 90mm, 11 years with me (~$80). Home...

This is my 90mm, 11 years with me (~$80). Home made light box. I don't use the 90mm very much.

https://live.staticflickr.com/2551/3718845182_84dceba16a_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6EC47o)Untitled...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 303
Views: 27,624
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/1432/1139414076_e7be...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1432/1139414076_e7be443832_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2JFN7h)Cracker Jack CrackerBox (https://flic.kr/p/2JFN7h) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 165
Views: 10,240
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115240473_87...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115240473_87dbffceb6_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giMbFB)Delta 100 expired HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2giMbFB) by John Carter...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,714
Views: 440,273
Posted By charjohncarter
55mm lens,...

55mm lens, TMX:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49445032488_d0f846c868_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ikhHw9)Tmax100 at 50 HC110h (https://flic.kr/p/2ikhHw9) by John Carter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 2,042
Posted By charjohncarter
This isn't a plug for the Serenar ($40-$50), you...

This isn't a plug for the Serenar ($40-$50), you can get great images with it. You just have to clean it every 7-8 months (8...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By charjohncarter
I love it up there, I'm originally from Seattle. ...

I love it up there, I'm originally from Seattle. August 4th or around there 1954, my dad gave me a choice Gold Cup race or go see Roger Bannister and John Landy run the mile at the ABGs. Stupid, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By charjohncarter
Do all photojournalists have an agenda?

Do all photojournalists have an agenda?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 823
Posted By charjohncarter
Will do, but today I'm a little busy so you will...

Will do, but today I'm a little busy so you will get them tomorrow.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 823
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Serenar 35mm f/3.5 which might be a copy...

I have a Serenar 35mm f/3.5 which might be a copy of the Elmar. I regularly clean it if you can find out if they are similar I will send you some images of my disassembly workflow.

This is what...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By charjohncarter
Where did you say that church was?

Where did you say that church was?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By charjohncarter
I've used these people, but it is a family...

I've used these people, but it is a family business. And I'm not sure they are still working. They did my 100 f3.5 Mamiya press lenses.

http://flutotscamerarepair.com/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,393
Posted By charjohncarter
My friend (in his 80s) donated his complete...

My friend (in his 80s) donated his complete darkroom equipment and 4x5 cameras to a local high school. And surprise they are using it and fill the class.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-20-2020
Replies: 46
Views: 1,366
Posted By charjohncarter
I have the Balda Hapo 66e, very similar, but...

I have the Balda Hapo 66e, very similar, but smaller f stop, not so many choices of shutter speeds. But like the quoted says tiny and light.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-20-2020
Replies: 404
Views: 25,882
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't know the answer to that question, but I...

I don't know the answer to that question, but I have two of these lenses and I have never found a need to apply a correction. Both of them have responded to the UV light...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-19-2020
Replies: 292
Views: 51,486
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/1720/24877829905_7d7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1720/24877829905_7d7c5b42ff_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DUno6P)Arista EDU ultra 400 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/DUno6P) by John Carter...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-19-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By charjohncarter
Dwig, thank for that explanation. I just tried...

Dwig, thank for that explanation. I just tried it on one and it isn't easy but at least you can see what you are doing. I'm sure with a little practice I'll get the 'hang' of it. The one you did...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-19-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By charjohncarter
I've tried basically a similar process that you...

I've tried basically a similar process that you did. But as far as scientific process goes: it isn't. It is closer to art.

1937 slide, Kodak...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-18-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By charjohncarter
I know my problem is small potatoes, but my meter...

I know my problem is small potatoes, but my meter does seem to be accurate on my R (even with the flicker).
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-18-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By charjohncarter
Maybe not the same thing but my R flickrs off and...

Maybe not the same thing but my R flickrs off and on in the winter. And it doesn't really get that cold here in my area of California. I'm shooting usually in the morning in the low 40 degrees F. ...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 01-17-2020
Replies: 25
Views: 677
Posted By charjohncarter
I've tried Masking Tape and it works well.

I've tried Masking Tape and it works well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2020
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By charjohncarter
I've only used Delta 100: HC-110h, EI 50, 10...

I've only used Delta 100: HC-110h, EI 50, 10 minutes, 30 second initial agitation, then 3 inversions at 9 minutes and 4 minutes, 68 degrees F. I find HC-110's times to be linear so if you want to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2020
Replies: 44
Views: 1,390
Posted By charjohncarter
Henry Wessel 28mm HCB 50mm ??? Alot of the Viet...

Henry Wessel 28mm
HCB 50mm ???
Alot of the Viet Nam photographers used 50mm on their Nikon Fs
John Carter 50mm only on his IIIf (1964-2011)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2020
Replies: 44
Views: 1,390
Posted By charjohncarter
Maybe the designer of the Olympus 35RC saw this...

Maybe the designer of the Olympus 35RC saw this video. I like it's 43mm lens. BUT I have a 35mm f/2 permanently on my K1
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-15-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By charjohncarter
My daughter's housekeeper's husband is always...

My daughter's housekeeper's husband is always interested in my use of film. Before they came to California he worked at the Mexican Kodak facility of course in Mexico. It was interesting to hear...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-14-2020
Replies: 29
Views: 3,095
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, my father is long gone. He always had...

Thanks, my father is long gone. He always had equipment with light leaks, and very little sense of composition. But every once in a while he would hit.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-13-2020
Replies: 29
Views: 3,095
Posted By charjohncarter
It shouldn't be that hard even my father could do...

It shouldn't be that hard even my father could do it in 1939 (Mount Rainier):

https://live.staticflickr.com/2567/3910231569_3523862189_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6XwXBF)Mt Rainer 1939...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-13-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 1,736
Posted By charjohncarter
Ko.Fe., thanks I especially liked the last one...

Ko.Fe., thanks I especially liked the last one (all in Russian?).
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 272
Views: 29,587
Posted By charjohncarter
This is probably a handmade guitar, the sound is...

This is probably a handmade guitar, the sound is so sweet. The nuance of a custom is hard to describe. But this also has a photo essay: Christine Osinski.

Love it:


...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-12-2020
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By charjohncarter
Have you used one (65mm f/6.3)? I find mine is...

Have you used one (65mm f/6.3)? I find mine is excellent. And with the rangefinder it is easy easy to focus.

This is the first shot I took with mine; wide...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2020
Replies: 272
Views: 29,587
Posted By charjohncarter
No kidding, the individual beauty of a custom...

No kidding, the individual beauty of a custom made guitar is Zen-like. You are at peace when you play one.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By charjohncarter
I use dilution H for no reason (other than a...

I use dilution H for no reason (other than a minute with H is a smaller percent of total than a minute with B and total agitation is also effected). I don't fool around with different films anymore,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm here, you are welcome. Like everybody I'm...

I'm here, you are welcome. Like everybody I'm concerned about times and storage length. What I've read (three sources) have been that the times per dilution are exactly the same. The storage time...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-09-2020
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Ricoh Diacord G that is surprisingly...

I have a Ricoh Diacord G that is surprisingly similar to the Automat. Even the focus is similar except the handle(s) are in a different area: the sides. You wonder if these post war cameras were...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-07-2020
Replies: 694
Views: 52,952
Posted By charjohncarter
I found that a Macro lens is of utmost...

I found that a Macro lens is of utmost importance. Get a 50mm and don't worry about a slow f/stop. Some of these from the 60s are cheap, if you get a used DLSR try to match the mount of your lens.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-07-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks for the heads up.

Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2020
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By charjohncarter
I had some ACROS that was further out than yours,...

I had some ACROS that was further out than yours, and it was never in a fridge or freezer and it was fine, the same with Tmax400. Ektar I know nothing, I was give several rolls of Kodak C-41 (I...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-05-2020
Replies: 131
Views: 9,184
Posted By charjohncarter
2010 I left Peru; no rocking this time, but the...

2010 I left Peru; no rocking this time, but the scanner male spent three minutes flirting with a female assistant while my film was on his screen. Even then I couldn't see any problems upon...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2020
Replies: 227
Views: 6,473
Posted By charjohncarter
And this one which is more peaceful than...

And this one which is more peaceful than quiet:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4095/4821928471_11952ba651_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8m6DkM)EfkeIR820 DiacordG HC110h HoyaR72...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2020
Replies: 227
Views: 6,473
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/4078/4821928331_648a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4078/4821928331_648af773e3_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8m6Din)EfkeIR820 DiacordG HC110h HoyaR72 (https://flic.kr/p/8m6Din) by John Carter...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-04-2020
Replies: 29
Views: 3,088
Posted By charjohncarter
I love mine, if you read Roger Hicks' book on...

I love mine, if you read Roger Hicks' book on Exposure you will learn how to point any meter to get accurate exposure. Mine doesn't fail me: flash with two phases, incident, reflective, and EI. I...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-04-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By charjohncarter
Good photos, but like me missed focus on some.

Good photos, but like me missed focus on some.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2020
Replies: 68
Views: 2,613
Posted By charjohncarter
In California we have the same. I have been...

In California we have the same. I have been watching reports on our TV which is spotty and unhelpful, but I get it, it isn't going well. We are all thinking good thoughts for your country.
Forum: Travel 01-03-2020
Replies: 73
Views: 2,847
Posted By charjohncarter
Am I mad to take a film camera to Southeast...

Am I mad to take a film camera to Southeast Asia?

I took two film cameras to the EU. I can't believe Southeast Asia would be any...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-30-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By charjohncarter
Henry Wessel would proof print his negatives and...

Henry Wessel would proof print his negatives and then go through them 5 years later. I keep everything too. Some I didn't use 50 years ago now look maybe not good but at least better.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 4,063
Posted By charjohncarter
This was a bad photo year for me: too many...

This was a bad photo year for me: too many medical things. I like this photo taken in Scottsdale, AZ; because this guy and his bird seem so free of...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-28-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By charjohncarter
It is tough thinking for yourself.

It is tough thinking for yourself.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49001419361_60...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49001419361_60276400ff_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hE65MX)Tmax100 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hE65MX) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-22-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By charjohncarter
Something called 'light piping' is a real problem...

Something called 'light piping' is a real problem that is why I used a closed system(bellows) for 35mm. 120 was a different story; 'light piping' sent me to a scanner.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By charjohncarter
Since I put 10 on my computer, it won't recognize...

Since I put 10 on my computer, it won't recognize my two external drives. Drivers are not available so I'm looking for a seven to access and transfer to a new external drive. I worry that I might...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-21-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By charjohncarter
My friend said maybe he is off his medication.

My friend said maybe he is off his medication.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2019
Replies: 3,172
Views: 497,208
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49183749187_20...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49183749187_20bb9c214f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hWcz6D)2005 Peru (https://flic.kr/p/2hWcz6D) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on Flickr
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-21-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By charjohncarter
Everyone I know thinks I've lost it; when I show...

Everyone I know thinks I've lost it; when I show up with a film camera. One guy asked one of my friends if I was OK.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-21-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By charjohncarter
I'd like to see a comparison between the two(SLR...

I'd like to see a comparison between the two(SLR vs MONO). Can you treat them the same as your 'WEST' series? I can't figure out how you did those.
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By charjohncarter
The 35mm are put into the bellows slide copier...

The 35mm are put into the bellows slide copier (it takes both slides and negatives). And I made a dedicated white surface for 120.

This is a P&S with Tmax100 shot from the above...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-21-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a FF DSLR. To get the bulk and weight...

I have a FF DSLR. To get the bulk and weight down I decided to pull out my Vivitar 2800-D and use it with a WeinSafe this holiday; I didn't want a dedicated monster flash. I went around for a few...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By charjohncarter
I did the opposite: I first scanned with my...

I did the opposite: I first scanned with my digital camera and went to a scanner. There is no doubt that the digital produces a sharper scan, but I have a little more control with a scanner.

This...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-20-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,148
Posted By charjohncarter
Like Trump told Merkel in Canada a few years ago...

Like Trump told Merkel in Canada a few years ago that he would like zero tariffs. In other words, you stop tariffs on us and we will stop tariffs on your goods. Of course she didn't want that as...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-20-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 13,335
Posted By charjohncarter
It must have been a great showing. Come to the...

It must have been a great showing. Come to the Salinas Valley in CA. You won't be able to stop shooting. Thanks for the card.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By charjohncarter
^^Watch the video on Andy Warhol. Thanks Ko.Fe.

^^Watch the video on Andy Warhol. Thanks Ko.Fe.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By charjohncarter
So many great photographers that I've never...

So many great photographers that I've never heard...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By charjohncarter
Yes, it lessens it, which is really a benefit. ...

Yes, it lessens it, which is really a benefit. Plus, the light is coming from slightly more above so it isn't as harsh (except for the wall behind the subject).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-17-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 2,732
Posted By charjohncarter
I do this too. I give in pro mode some extra...

I do this too. I give in pro mode some extra room below black and above white. The I use levels to 'sneak up' on my final file. I also overexpose my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By charjohncarter
Taken by my...

Taken by my father:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3481/3910231717_14543fbee8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/6XwXEe)Mt Rainer 1939 (https://flic.kr/p/6XwXEe) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,064
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, I've held on to this one for 55 years,...

Thanks, I've held on to this one for 55 years, finally I found a reason to post it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-16-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 4,089
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49228604236_62...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49228604236_6230878bed_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i1asWy)Tmax 100 expired HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2i1asWy) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,064
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/7853/31484056767_e57...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7853/31484056767_e578c336e6_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PY92bX)Slide from 1964 (https://flic.kr/p/PY92bX) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-15-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't know anything about the Hi-Matic 9, but...

I don't know anything about the Hi-Matic 9, but if you want a good quality small and light flash I would recommend the Vivitar 2800-D. It has an adjustable head but not swivel. Two auto settings...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-15-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By charjohncarter
When that happened to me I dropped the guitar;...

When that happened to me I dropped the guitar; something I'd played almost daily for decades. 14 years on I think I would have done better if stuck to the guitar instead of worrying. Just carrying...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 757
Posted By charjohncarter
I quit doing them in 2005. Sorry, it didn't do...

I quit doing them in 2005. Sorry, it didn't do anything for me. But go for it if you like it.

One of my last:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49183750272_4a7a0d57e4_z.jpg...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-11-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By charjohncarter
For 15 years I've hoped for this to become...

For 15 years I've hoped for this to become reality. It seems to me if they can do it for C-41 they can do it for B&W.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2019
Replies: 334
Views: 43,764
Posted By charjohncarter
Huss, I have a couple of P3n cameras (mostly the...

Huss, I have a couple of P3n cameras (mostly the same). One I bought new, the other is a backup. I really like these cameras: auto exposure, aperture priority, shutter priority, or set the aperture...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-09-2019
Replies: 303
Views: 27,624
Posted By charjohncarter
Panama' about 1970, dugout canoe (cuyuca) with...

Panama' about 1970, dugout canoe (cuyuca) with outboard:

https://live.staticflickr.com/1134/5110886105_e3f75e2736_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8MCCnX)EktaChrome 1970 (https://flic.kr/p/8MCCnX) by John...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 7,481
Posted By charjohncarter
I haven't read all the post, so if this is a...

I haven't read all the post, so if this is a repeat, jump on me. But there are so few developers in this world today that the impact is next to zero. I recycle my stuff, but it is nothing compared...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By charjohncarter
I get it every once in a while. Somebody here...

I get it every once in a while. Somebody here posted years ago that it has something to do with the the antihalation layer. I mostly had it with TriX, but I did have recently with another film...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-06-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks...Tony Vacarro, wow.

Thanks...Tony Vacarro, wow.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 9,387
Posted By charjohncarter
I loved Verichrome Pan. Look at all the tones...

I loved Verichrome Pan. Look at all the tones that even this poorly cared for negative has. Too bad we don't have a two layered film today that even if wasn't the sharpest at least everything tone...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-04-2019
Replies: 404
Views: 25,882
Posted By charjohncarter
Mine is the f4.0, I like it, it does require (as...

Mine is the f4.0, I like it, it does require (as you know) careful focusing. The one above that you just posted shows off the 105mm: at it's best with two nice looking kids. Someday we have to get...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-03-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By charjohncarter
I don't know where I stand on this, but it could...

I don't know where I stand on this, but it could go on forever: do you mix C-41 with slides or color digital (let alone B&W). Or do you mix large prints with small; framed or unframed, etc. ...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-03-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By charjohncarter
You have probably read this. They seemed to have...

You have probably read this. They seemed to have used them on Rolleiflex.

http://www.arnecroell.com/zeissoberkochen.pdf
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-01-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,800
Posted By charjohncarter
My IIIf doesn't look any different than when I...

My IIIf doesn't look any different than when I bought it in 1963 (same with the f3.5 Elmar). I've had one CLA and one shutter with a CLA. I still like the photos better than and other 35mm I've had.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-01-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By charjohncarter
I would say that HC110h does create a slight lose...

I would say that HC110h does create a slight lose of film speed. But not a complete stop. I also gain shadow detail with the 50 EI. My development time is not really shortened.

If you want to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-01-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By charjohncarter
Along with Sarcophilus' post, I shoot Tmax 100 at...

Along with Sarcophilus' post, I shoot Tmax 100 at 50 EI, and develop in HC110h. I use a minimal agitation scheme (ala Donald F. Cardwell), which is 30 seconds of intitial agitation and then 3 easy...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-30-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By charjohncarter
If it uses 120 I wish I had one.

If it uses 120 I wish I had one.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-24-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,823
Posted By charjohncarter
His ads on RFF: https://gordyscamerastraps.com/

His ads on RFF: https://gordyscamerastraps.com/
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope it works well for you. I'd love to have...

I hope it works well for you. I'd love to have an olive R. Mine is the generic model, but it has work great for almost ten years. And I use it a lot. One thing that I read when I first got mine...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-23-2019
Replies: 404
Views: 25,882
Posted By charjohncarter
Nice going ^^. Here is a recent of...

Nice going ^^. Here is a recent of mine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49100534298_66cc93508d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hNR5db)Tmax100 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2hNR5db) by John Carter...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-21-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By charjohncarter
I've never used Mr. Hama. But I know that he is...

I've never used Mr. Hama. But I know that he is reliable, I hope all will be well for him after 2/2020.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2019
Replies: 303
Views: 27,624
Posted By charjohncarter
Leica IIIf, around...

Leica IIIf, around 1966:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7307/11154815485_577b90db63_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hZHm1V)Ektachrome (https://flic.kr/p/hZHm1V) by John Carter...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-20-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 2,812
Posted By charjohncarter
I've used a f3.5 50mm Elmar since 1964. It has...

I've used a f3.5 50mm Elmar since 1964. It has never been serviced, and is still in mint condition. Funny but when I bought it I had no idea about haze, corrosion, lens separation, or coatings...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By charjohncarter
I have many times.

I have many times.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By charjohncarter
I clicked on your photostream, am I wrong or are...

I clicked on your photostream, am I wrong or are some of the frames un-effected? You a jarring my memory. My window shot was with a Pentax Spotmatic, when I saw IIIf (in your post) I remember that...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-19-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,594
Posted By charjohncarter
I do a lot of prints but from Costco. So I'm...

I do a lot of prints but from Costco. So I'm like you. I overtime have calibrated my screen to match my Costco prints. There really wasn't that much to do. I do struggle with paper types, and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By charjohncarter
PK, I had this once almost 50 years ago. I could...

PK, I had this once almost 50 years ago. I could never figure it out. I did shoot this picture through a window: PlusX, D-76. The other frames on the roll were not affected. A little harder to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-19-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By charjohncarter
Lots of variables with lab processing. I use one...

Lots of variables with lab processing. I use one lab and scan the negatives myself. So, I just hope the lab is using fresh chemicals, and consistent processing procedures.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-18-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By charjohncarter
Sorry, you lost someone close. I like guys (and...

Sorry, you lost someone close. I like guys (and girls) like that. They just quietly take photos of daily life, and enjoy what they are doing.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-17-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 4,170
Posted By charjohncarter
Same here, they always, always have some new for...

Same here, they always, always have some new for my failing mind.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By charjohncarter
You mentioned Ektachrome in a few posts up. I've...

You mentioned Ektachrome in a few posts up. I've shot the 'new E 100' and recently some Ektachrome from 5-6 years back. They do seem to be different. The 'new' Ektachrome is to me trying to be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,074
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm simply a hobbyist, but photography has opened...

I'm simply a hobbyist, but photography has opened my eyes to things I don't think I would notice with my hobby. Yesterday, I took a long walk with my Pentax 6x7 so I also got outside and did some...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope they are all good. I can tell you that...

I hope they are all good. I can tell you that some of the fujifilm that I was gifted and wasn't in a frig or frozen went bad quickly. Some of the Kodak Tmax400,100 and Trix was fine under the same...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By charjohncarter
Is this a fake news thread? I hope it is true.

Is this a fake news thread? I hope it is true.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By charjohncarter
I have some beauties from W.K. Amonette. His...

I have some beauties from W.K. Amonette. His earliest was 1939 but it is faded, so here are a couple from the forties-early fifties:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4083/5090471634_c54f74c150_z.jpg...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 11-15-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By charjohncarter
What he said at the end is right: Leica opened...

What he said at the end is right: Leica opened the world to photos in the 20th century.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-14-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,561
Posted By charjohncarter
Use a Crown Royal whiskey pouch. Just don't...

Use a Crown Royal whiskey pouch. Just don't carry your Rollei in Oakland in that pouch, you will have a smaller chance of theft with the camera bare.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-13-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not sure about all cameras, but I had a...

I'm not sure about all cameras, but I had a shutter go bad on my First Six camera. And I put a German Pronto shutter in it and the lens fit perfectly. So it is possible, but I'm sure you would have...
Forum: Olympus RF 11-13-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 35,483
Posted By charjohncarter
Kodak Gold 200, Olympus 35RC: ...

Kodak Gold 200, Olympus 35RC:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49060279438_c72e348ded_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hKhKQS)Kodak Gold 200 (https://flic.kr/p/2hKhKQS) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By charjohncarter
I know you are technical, but you are also an...

I know you are technical, but you are also an artist. Take it as a complement.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-11-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm almost through the movie, thanks for bringing...

I'm almost through the movie, thanks for bringing it to our attention.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-11-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,488
Posted By charjohncarter
I've a P3n since 1989 and nothing has gone wrong...

I've a P3n since 1989 and nothing has gone wrong with it. I bought another just in case a break down. It does require batteries and it doesn't have DX adjustment. It is wonderfully small and feels...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By charjohncarter
Godfrey are you sure you are not only a...

Godfrey are you sure you are not only a photographer? But a photographer/artist. Minox EC: out there. Let's see some from the EC. I had a friend at University that had a Minox, but then I was...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By charjohncarter
Nice set Godfrey, you and Robert are the last men...

Nice set Godfrey, you and Robert are the last men standing for Polaroid. I still have a bunch of 4x5 Polaroid packs. I do them every once in a while, but 4x5 is too much of a set up hassle.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-09-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By charjohncarter
I have purchased two Pronto shutters from Certo...

I have purchased two Pronto shutters from Certo Six. They were not crazy money. He may have some lens replacement parts too.

https://certo6.com/
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By charjohncarter
After Simon's post, this is a crazy Saturday.

After Simon's post, this is a crazy Saturday.
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By charjohncarter
Yikes, that guy is/was weird. I loved 'The...

Yikes, that guy is/was weird. I loved 'The Prisoner.'
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-08-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By charjohncarter
To get a high contrast negative by development...

To get a high contrast negative by development you have to increase development time (or temp.) or increase agitation. There are other non development ways to increase contrast: varying E.I.,...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-06-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,887
Posted By charjohncarter
It's hard to shoot film No, it isn't.

It's hard to shoot film

No, it isn't.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 11-06-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 3,089
Posted By charjohncarter
I saw the film when it came out. It really...

I saw the film when it came out. It really crabbed me: photography and a mystery. Those are two of my favorites.
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-05-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,593
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not totally upset about film extinctions. ...

I'm not totally upset about film extinctions. The films I use now are enough for me. But like the OP, I miss Acros Neopan 100, and like Ko.Fe I miss a cheap film for testing.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-04-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By charjohncarter
I can't figure it out but when I try to order...

I can't figure it out but when I try to order they charge me in Euros??
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-04-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks, I'll check it.

Thanks, I'll check it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2,548
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/7305/10423635366_bef...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7305/10423635366_bef0f49a41_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/gT6RD9)Fuji 200 (https://flic.kr/p/gT6RD9) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-03-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By charjohncarter
Looks great, what about USA access? Is that...

Looks great, what about USA access? Is that possible?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-03-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,042
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Canon Serenar 35mm f3.5 form the early...

I have a Canon Serenar 35mm f3.5 form the early fifties. I wouldn't recommend it because of the tendency to haze. I de-haze mine before every use, it takes less than 8 minutes. But Canon made some...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-30-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By charjohncarter
I hope the problem isn't further into the flash...

I hope the problem isn't further into the flash than the contacts. I've done what you did above and easily restored power.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-30-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,178
Posted By charjohncarter
Right!!...

Right!!...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-29-2019
Replies: 439
Views: 35,687
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115221286_ba...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48115221286_ba27818006_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2giM5YN)Delta 100 expired HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2giM5YN) by John Carter...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,178
Posted By charjohncarter
I'm not into this stuff, but aren't lithium...

I'm not into this stuff, but aren't lithium batteries (processing, mining, shipping, and disposal) the worst for the environment? A camera battery is nothing compared to a Tesla battery.

We have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-28-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,449
Posted By charjohncarter
My beloved FIRST SIX camera, has a wonderfully...

My beloved FIRST SIX camera, has a wonderfully lousy lens: vignette, color aberration, out of focus edges, and probably a few problems that I don't even know about. It was a Japanese company that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-28-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By charjohncarter
Elitechrome, Puerto...

Elitechrome, Puerto Vallarta:


https://live.staticflickr.com/7069/6984904401_be319977f5_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bDesJe)EliteChrome (https://flic.kr/p/bDesJe) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-27-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/4499/37703102452_a5d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4499/37703102452_a5dcbb4d67_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZrGfNy)TriX HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/ZrGfNy) by John Carter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carter3john/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-27-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By charjohncarter
I wish that were true, I always feel like an...

I wish that were true, I always feel like an invader.
Forum: Travel 10-27-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 941
Posted By charjohncarter
Great, love the little Honda racer.

Great, love the little Honda racer.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-27-2019
Replies: 404
Views: 25,882
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks Bob.

Thanks Bob.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-27-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By charjohncarter
For color I use the Epson software, and I thank...

For color I use the Epson software, and I thank Colton Allen (one of our members) for tutoring me with this:

...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-26-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By charjohncarter
I agree with Chris. Basic software is letting...

I agree with Chris. Basic software is letting some else decide how your photos should look. It has been awhile since I watched Chris' tutorial but I seem to remember his basic ideas were correct...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By charjohncarter
I'll put another one up, Afghan restaurant last...

I'll put another one up, Afghan restaurant last Halloween:

https://live.staticflickr.com/1974/43840346370_9b2e344ccd_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29N2eAS)First Download from K1...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By charjohncarter
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47930948733_88a63f3a9c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP)AristaEDUultra400 HC-110h (https://flic.kr/p/2g2uDaP) by John Carter...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2019
Replies: 272
Views: 29,587
Posted By charjohncarter
I'll put this one up. I bought this guitar at a...

I'll put this one up. I bought this guitar at a WigWam Store in Beaverton, Oregon in about 1965 ($25). I had many guitars before I bought this; it is the first one I bought at a store. It is...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-25-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 13,335
Posted By charjohncarter
I just went to your website, really nice! I grew...

I just went to your website, really nice! I grew up in a suburb outside of Portland Oregon. Back then you didn't have to drive anymore than 5 miles to get to places that looked a lot like Dell,...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-25-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 13,335
Posted By charjohncarter
Vince, somehow I missed this thread. Your photos...

Vince, somehow I missed this thread. Your photos are really tops. I drive through the Sacramento and California Central Valley often, I always think there are some great photos out there but I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-23-2019
Replies: 259
Views: 86,301
Posted By charjohncarter
I saw this on Flickr today, lovely example of...

I saw this on Flickr today, lovely example of what a 50mm can do. So nice!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 5,494
Posted By charjohncarter
Too bad he is giving up on Leica, but when...

Too bad he is giving up on Leica, but when digital came around all semblance of order has been lost. I'm not saying that is bad, it is just too much to keep up with.

I liked Alex Soth's statement...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-21-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By charjohncarter
Sounds like you have plenty of good stuff to make...

Sounds like you have plenty of good stuff to make a start. But newer is not always better. If you get a good trigger and try some of your old flashes, and if they don't do the job go hunting. I...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-21-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By charjohncarter
I use a Paul Buff trigger, just their simplest. ...

I use a Paul Buff trigger, just their simplest. I also like the Minolta 320x completely adjustable to 1/16 with three auto settings. I have five or six and got them on Ebay for $25 or less. Also...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,333
Posted By charjohncarter
Not family, but a staged...

Not family, but a staged shot:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40924311923_ef1cb74d17_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25mkN9T)LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Promo (https://flic.kr/p/25mkN9T) by...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By charjohncarter
About ten years ago Fuji color pack...

About ten years ago Fuji color pack film:



https://live.staticflickr.com/3220/3021513038_00195db170_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5B13yo)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/5B13yo) by John Carter...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-15-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 3,797
Posted By charjohncarter
What ever it is: it is good news. The more films...

What ever it is: it is good news. The more films to choose from the better.
Forum: RFF News 10-13-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,274
Posted By charjohncarter
I hadn't heard, major water from that typhoon.

I hadn't heard, major water from that typhoon.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-13-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Mamiya f6.3 65mm. I'll give you a link...

I have a Mamiya f6.3 65mm. I'll give you a link to my 65mm images:

https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=8178676%40N04&sort=date-taken-desc&text=65mm&view_all=1

Maybe because the lens is f6.3,...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-13-2019
Replies: 577
Views: 85,952
Posted By charjohncarter
I have some Type 55 that was given to me. It is...

I have some Type 55 that was given to me. It is the one that also has a negative. I know the guy that gave it to me didn't refrigerate it, but I'm surprised it works well. It is 4x5 and here is...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 10-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,352
Posted By charjohncarter
Beautiful camera, but check out some of the...

Beautiful camera, but check out some of the photographers highlighted on that site.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-11-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By charjohncarter
Interesting guy, one arm. I can't even get a...

Interesting guy, one arm. I can't even get a good image with two arms, let alone with a LF camera. I've only seen one carbon print and it was beautiful. We had a guy that lived about 10 miles away...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-11-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By charjohncarter
Thanks again for tipping us to Roy. And I...

Thanks again for tipping us to Roy. And I enjoyed the video, very peaceful.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By charjohncarter
Like everybody, I like your work. Your website...

Like everybody, I like your work. Your website is easy to navigate. I especially liked the 'Hidden Beauty' is that a flipped BHF lens?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,307
Posted By charjohncarter
I have a Petri 7s (fixed shutter) that has the...

I have a Petri 7s (fixed shutter) that has the quietest shutter. But cocking the shutter sounds like my Pentax 6x7.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-10-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By charjohncarter
I really like it when RFF members give me someone...

I really like it when RFF members give me someone I've never heard of. Thanks for posting: you said it best RIP. Be sure to check her images on your browser.
Forum: Olympus RF 10-09-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By charjohncarter
I've had shutter problems but not that one. I...

I've had shutter problems but not that one. I had to send mine to be fixed.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-07-2019
Replies: 53
Views: 6,740
Posted By charjohncarter
As I said, a great camera, BUT like all of these...

As I said, a great camera, BUT like all of these 60-70 P&S cameras complicated and subject to failure. I enjoyed mine until is broke. But if you are into pain get one.

Still really good pictures...
Forum: Nikon RF 10-06-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 946
Posted By charjohncarter
Years ago I bought a LTM to Pentax screw mount...

Years ago I bought a LTM to Pentax screw mount adapter. Then I used a number one Pentax screw mount extension tube to get the correct register. Now I wish I had a LTM to Pentax K mount adapter so I...
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