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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2013
Replies: 110
Views: 18,222
Posted By chut
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Nomos Orion + Leica MP
Made in Germany
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-30-2012
Replies: 724
Views: 202,933
Posted By chut
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http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7132/7668914560_aaf0b2ab52_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chutpix/7668914560/)
bridge (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chutpix/7668914560/) by chutpix...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-20-2011
Replies: 2,532
Views: 626,201
Posted By chut
Recently returned from Burma and shot these with...

Recently returned from Burma and shot these with my X100...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6031/6329319728_f6a07019d7_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chutpix/6329319728/)
ananda 01...
Forum: Travel 11-04-2011
Replies: 106
Views: 8,086
Posted By chut
Just got back from Bagan, Mandalay and Yangon....

Just got back from Bagan, Mandalay and Yangon. Truly awesome.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-25-2011
Replies: 402
Views: 155,615
Posted By chut
Me too. Haven't used this camera in way too...

Me too. Haven't used this camera in way too long.

Todd, your images inspire me as always.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-03-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,006
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3049/2333953785_e30...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3049/2333953785_e30babbc9b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chutpix/2333953785/)
ronchamp (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chutpix/2333953785/) by chutpix...
Forum: Travel 01-10-2011
Replies: 106
Views: 8,086
Posted By chut
My travel list for...

My travel list for 2011:

Bagan
Borobodur
Kharkorum

I'm hoping I hit at least 2 out of the 3 this year.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2010
Replies: 3,060
Views: 738,030
Posted By chut
what lovely images Johnmcd.

what lovely images Johnmcd.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-14-2010
Replies: 964
Views: 189,223
Posted By chut
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Nozomi Shinkansen . Tokyo Station
Forum: RFF Polls 10-18-2010
Replies: 183
Views: 19,938
Posted By chut
I have a penchant for 30s Parker Vacumatics and...

I have a penchant for 30s Parker Vacumatics and 40s Esterbrook J pens. My preferred ink is Ajisai Iroshizuku, made by Pilot.

When I lived in New York, I'd stop by Fountain Pen Hospital once in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2010
Replies: 397
Views: 44,876
Posted By chut
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2010
Replies: 397
Views: 44,876
Posted By chut
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2010
Replies: 397
Views: 44,876
Posted By chut
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http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3383/3411900256_4079c96b5c_z.jpg
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-14-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 7,172
Posted By chut
It took eleven years for me to finally acquire my...

It took eleven years for me to finally acquire my Leica M kit. I started out with a few Nikon film SLRs, then went through a succession of early adopter digital cameras which left me with a lot of...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-06-2010
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,807
Posted By chut
Mike, You can order it from Amazon. There's a...

Mike,

You can order it from Amazon. There's a Like New copy going for $139.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/386521908X/ref=dp_olp_used?ie=UTF8&condition=used

I'm about to place an order for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-19-2010
Replies: 770
Views: 178,615
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3145/2483587594_ef0...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3145/2483587594_ef0ba55ab4.jpg
Fisherfolk
Camiguin, The Philippines
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-13-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,762
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3551/3333318104_4a4...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3551/3333318104_4a49b3b5eb.jpg

Bang for your buck Leica lens
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2010
Replies: 4,582
Views: 1,306,397
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2769/4353257596_b83...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2769/4353257596_b83477e4c0.jpg

CL . C - Summicron 40 . HP5+
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-12-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By chut
Excellent reportage work

Excellent reportage work
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2009
Replies: 194
Views: 22,006
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3246/2361404196_827...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3246/2361404196_8276fa1824.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 49,505
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2577/4146332627_e20...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2577/4146332627_e207c127ed.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-22-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 49,505
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2731/4124706826_cde...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2731/4124706826_cdea904454.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-22-2009
Replies: 304
Views: 101,255
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2583/4124712438_0b6...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2583/4124712438_0b633f3ba5.jpg

Paro, Bhutan
GR1
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 49,505
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2754/4111769123_249...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2754/4111769123_24964acc5c.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-17-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 12,116
Posted By chut
some shots from my first trip with my Mamiya...

some shots from my first trip with my Mamiya 7II:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chutpix/4112541228/in/photostream/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chutpix/4111774759/in/photostream/
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-16-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 12,116
Posted By chut
Lovely images Emra.

Lovely images Emra.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 7,397
Posted By chut
The tan color isn't bad, but given a choice of an...

The tan color isn't bad, but given a choice of an Hermes co-branded product, I'd rather have a WHY :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-12-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,217
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2797/4099372697_d3b...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2797/4099372697_d3b29b0377.jpg

On Druk Air, flying over Nepal with a view of Mount Everest encircled in clouds.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,226
Posted By chut
That is very cool. And my friends think my...

That is very cool. And my friends think my shooting black and white film is anachronistic.

I believe the Ron Howard film 'The Missing' depicted a photographer who was shooting tintypes as well. He...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By chut
Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I will most...

Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I will most likely try pushing it two stops. It'll be a bit of a challenge finding a color lab that will do that, but hopefully I can find one. Will report back...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-05-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 14,715
Posted By chut
Hi Todd, Those shots look great. May I ask what...

Hi Todd,

Those shots look great. May I ask what developer and dev time you used for them? Am trying to figure out what dev time to use for Acros shot at 400 using HC110 or DD-X.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By chut
That's very encouraging Rob, thanks for that....

That's very encouraging Rob, thanks for that.

But what do I do, knowing that I underexposed? Do I have a lab process it at box speed or push process?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-05-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By chut
Jon, do you send your film to the lab in Taipei...

Jon, do you send your film to the lab in Taipei from Shanghai? May I ask for the contact details of the lab? I'm looking for a good lab to send film from Manila.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By chut
How to save an underexposed roll of C41?

On a recent trip, I mistakenly shot an a roll of 120 Portra 400VC with -2 EV of exposure compensation.

Is there a way to save this roll?

Do I ask a pro lab to push it two stops? I read though...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-21-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 8,763
Posted By chut
Sanders, Vivian's photos are remarkable and your...

Sanders, Vivian's photos are remarkable and your story of discovering them is quite fascinating. It's apparent that she had a great eye and a lifelong dedication to photography. How wonderful to see...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-08-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,701
Posted By chut
92...He lived a long, rewarding and prolific...

92...He lived a long, rewarding and prolific life. Adiós Señor Penn.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-08-2009
Replies: 1,005
Views: 365,926
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3629/3478874835_542...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3629/3478874835_542cb3fccb.jpg
market day

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3632/3479684548_1d6a8e03d6.jpg
cycle cycle
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 49,505
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3123/3132844324_c05...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3123/3132844324_c05029614e.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-28-2009
Replies: 194
Views: 22,006
Posted By chut
I love chairs. Someone once called them,...

I love chairs. Someone once called them, 'Architecture in miniature'.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2369/2260627528_cd3e489007.jpg
Up chair and Ottoman by Gaetano Pesce...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3,386
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3270/2830829736_e45...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3270/2830829736_e45c2a9760.jpg
country smile
Forum: RFF Polls 09-20-2009
Replies: 230
Views: 32,566
Posted By chut
I love the Contax T. It's a compact, manual...

I love the Contax T.

It's a compact, manual focusing RF with a fantastic Zeiss Sonnar 38mm lens. What more could you ask for?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 2,701
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3259/2483591442_98b...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3259/2483591442_98ba3b5842.jpg
fisherfolk

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2157/2470853892_e2a5716a4b.jpg
divers
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 49,505
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3113/2824520709_9b9...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3113/2824520709_9b9b1a649d.jpg
carmen
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2009
Replies: 506
Views: 49,505
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3462/3861659906_678...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3462/3861659906_678ff45d40.jpg
souffle
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2009
Replies: 416
Views: 61,283
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3072/2966406403_72b...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3072/2966406403_72b8c78cc2.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3293/2966416471_258009e392.jpg

Manila American Cemetery
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2009
Replies: 85
Views: 10,970
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3302/3455909182_452...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3302/3455909182_4529bdcdfe.jpg
A customer at Lemonsha in Ginza, Tokyo

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Mr. Lee of Panda Camera Repair in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2009
Replies: 165
Views: 17,625
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3046/2903377047_797...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3046/2903377047_79792b6e7b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3198/2903379221_1b86fc1b10.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3032/2903379811_cdbf8d0251.jpg
The Manila...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-03-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 6,056
Posted By chut
I would imagine it's Berlin.

I would imagine it's Berlin.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2009
Replies: 374
Views: 53,704
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2172/2301222063_6aa...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2172/2301222063_6aa7578ea4.jpg
man of steel

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3052/3098246410_2d3e67683f.jpg
seattle public...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-31-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,871
Posted By chut
I love my CL too.

I love my CL too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2009
Replies: 3,060
Views: 738,030
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3462/3861659906_678...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3462/3861659906_678ff45d40.jpg

soufflé
mamiya 7II . 80mm . acros 100
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-25-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By chut
Try taking a break and not shooting for, say a...

Try taking a break and not shooting for, say a month.

After a while, I began to 'see' photos again but because of my self-imposed exile, I couldn't take them. After the break, I started shooting...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2009
Replies: 4,582
Views: 1,306,397
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2537/3855592101_f4b...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2537/3855592101_f4bb6c7d1b.jpg

cristina savoring a perfect cappuccino
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-04-2009
Replies: 136
Views: 8,609
Posted By chut
I like that a B+W image is different from how we...

I like that a B+W image is different from how we perceive in color. This abstraction of reality makes monochrome images interesting to me.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-29-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,246
Posted By chut
I have a Bessa but I tend not to use it because...

I have a Bessa but I tend not to use it because for me it lacks the Teutonic heft and solidity that Leicas offer. The Leica CL, despite being a budget Leica still feels more solid. You just can't...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-12-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By chut
Some earlier...

Some earlier discussions:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=72536

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=68383
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-17-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,674
Posted By chut
(Some) cars are...

(Some) cars are beautiful.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3306/3472080611_e3a9c1064b.jpg
Aston Martin DB5

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3389/3472081711_3d020ef30b.jpg
Lamborghini...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-08-2009
Replies: 97
Views: 10,639
Posted By chut
I am an architect. I learned how to use...

I am an architect. I learned how to use photography as a tool to create architecture in school. We would photograph building sites and put together Hockney-esque photo collages as a visual reference....
Forum: Travel 06-08-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 2,658
Posted By chut
In San Francisco, don't miss the Ferry Building...

In San Francisco, don't miss the Ferry Building Marketplace. It's a food lover's paradise and a great place to take photos. Also, the recently opened California Academy of Science Museum in Golden...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 5,942
Posted By chut
Yes it is, designed by the Spanish...

Yes it is, designed by the Spanish architect/engineer Santiago Calatrava.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 5,942
Posted By chut
Tuomas, I think it depends on how you want your...

Tuomas, I think it depends on how you want your architecture photos to look.

The Australian architect, Harry Seidler published a book called The Grand Tour, where he used a Leica M exclusively for...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2009
Replies: 402
Views: 155,615
Posted By chut
Thanks marduk. craygc, lovely images. I've been...

Thanks marduk.

craygc, lovely images. I've been meaning to get over to Borobodur for some time now. Which volcano is that? And which lens are you using on these shots?

Helen, don't sell the M4...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-07-2009
Replies: 402
Views: 155,615
Posted By chut
Here are a few of...

Here are a few of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-07-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By chut
Congratulations and mabuhay!

Congratulations and mabuhay!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-04-2009
Replies: 240
Views: 25,778
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2229/2433490331_d54...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2229/2433490331_d541d83501.jpg?v=0
love/triangle
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,466
Posted By chut
Nine Days Photo Daniel Wong (GM)/Jason (staff) Rm...

Nine Days Photo
Daniel Wong (GM)/Jason (staff)
Rm 1601 Lee Wai Comm Bldg
1-3A Hart Ave Tsim Sha Tsui
Kowloon, Hong Kong
+852 2366 9238

I've been to their Kowloon store and bought a Contax T and I...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-08-2009
Replies: 183
Views: 95,881
Posted By chut
Thanks for the answer Gabor

Thanks for the answer Gabor
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 04-07-2009
Replies: 183
Views: 95,881
Posted By chut
What is the difference between a single coated...

What is the difference between a single coated lens such as the C-Summicron 40/2 and a multi coated lens such as the later Rokkor 40/2?
Forum: Travel 04-07-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 5,056
Posted By chut
I've been to Tsukiji before and attempted to eat...

I've been to Tsukiji before and attempted to eat at Sushi Daiwa, supposedly the best sushi-ya at the market, but I got there at 10 am and there were droves of people waiting to eat there. Ended up...
Forum: Travel 04-06-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 5,056
Posted By chut
No worries Mike, I'll see you at Fotofabrik...

No worries Mike, I'll see you at Fotofabrik sometime soon.

So it looks like we're headed to Tsukiji bright and early on Saturday morning. I may finally get to eat at Sushi Daiwa :) So far, it's:

1....
Forum: Travel 04-06-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 5,056
Posted By chut
Trev thanks for offering to host a walkabout....

Trev thanks for offering to host a walkabout. Those suggestions all sound interesting. I especially like the 'stuff ourselves silly' part.

Tsukiji would be great. I've heard though that they've...
Forum: Travel 04-05-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 5,056
Posted By chut
I just realized that several traveling RFFers...

I just realized that several traveling RFFers will be visiting Tokyo at around the same time. Honus (Robert), mgd711 (Mike) and I, judging from this thread. I'm sure all of us will be hitting the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-04-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3,092
Posted By chut
Like projectbluebird, I name my vehicles and...

Like projectbluebird, I name my vehicles and computers, but my cameras just go by M6, Retina, T3 etc. Perhaps I see the cameras as inert tools while the vehicles and computers seem like sentient...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 04-03-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,558
Posted By chut
Rollei 35 repair in Europe?

A friend of mine unearthed her departed father's camera collection and one of the cameras she found was a Rollei 35B. I suggested that she restore this and use it in honor of her dad. As an added...
Forum: Travel 04-02-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 5,056
Posted By chut
Here's the cover of a recent issue of Camera...

Here's the cover of a recent issue of Camera Magazine.

I'm headed to Tokyo once again next week. Will definitely check out some of the galleries listed in Tokyo Art Beat. Thanks for that link AJ_W....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-01-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By chut
That fellow RFFer would be me. I had a string of...

That fellow RFFer would be me. I had a string of problems with a brand new M7 last year. Everything from complete battery drain to shutter sticking, several times over. I had to send it in for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-31-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,440
Posted By chut
love those shots MarkE. who says you can't...

love those shots MarkE. who says you can't capture action with a rangefinder?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-31-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By chut
I can send you some instructions on rangefinder...

I can send you some instructions on rangefinder calibration on an R4A, but if you're not used to doing it and don't have the tools, I'd recommend sending it in to an expert. Just PM me your email...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-25-2009
Replies: 127
Views: 29,637
Posted By chut
I just saw Elegy with Ben Kingsley and Penelope...

I just saw Elegy with Ben Kingsley and Penelope Cruz. Kingsley takes portraits of Cruz with a Leica SLR. He plays a university professor who becomes obsessed with a student. I thought it was quite a...
Forum: Travel 03-25-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By chut
Some lovely shots you have there Nick. Is that...

Some lovely shots you have there Nick. Is that the Jewish Museum in the first image?

What film and dev did you use?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-24-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 3,112
Posted By chut
Walter Schels and Beate Lakotta did an incredible...

Walter Schels and Beate Lakotta did an incredible series of portraits of people before and after they died:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/gallery/2008/mar/31/lifebeforedeath?picture=333325401
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2009
Replies: 84
Views: 5,085
Posted By chut
Madrid is quite wonderful for nightlife. For one...

Madrid is quite wonderful for nightlife. For one thing, dinner is usually at 10 pm. The Plaza del Sol in the evening is just bustling with energy and people. Then there is La Marcha where people go...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2009
Replies: 84
Views: 5,085
Posted By chut
You're right, Clinton Hill wasn't the worst...

You're right, Clinton Hill wasn't the worst neighborhood to live in at the time. I once took the wrong train uptown and ended up in Harlem, instead of Morningside Heights. When I emerged from the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2009
Replies: 84
Views: 5,085
Posted By chut
I've lived in NYC twice in the past but...

I've lived in NYC twice in the past but unfortunately I was hardly shooting both times. My first stint was in the early 90s when I was studying architecture at Pratt Institute. I was living in a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-23-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 2,481
Posted By chut
The Contax T is my favorite pocket rangefinder.

The Contax T is my favorite pocket rangefinder.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-20-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,331
Posted By chut
The orchard is in Oroville, Washington which is...

The orchard is in Oroville, Washington which is about 4 hours north of Yakima. The lake in the photo spans between the US and Canada.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-19-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,331
Posted By chut
Thank you Raid. The Sonnar does paint beautiful...

Thank you Raid. The Sonnar does paint beautiful tones. I took the photo at my uncle's apple orchard in Washington state.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-19-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,331
Posted By chut
I love my Contax T. Amazing performance from a...

I love my Contax T. Amazing performance from a tiny camera.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3043/2617457723_4da89683c7.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3052/3100214516_9b983c8ab8.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 03-15-2009
Replies: 108
Views: 9,456
Posted By chut
My gear acquisition is at an all time high,...

My gear acquisition is at an all time high, partly because of RFF. But like Bill, I don't think that's a bad thing. In the past, I've collected well designed objects such as vintage cigarette...
Forum: Optics Theory - 03-15-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 3,033
Posted By chut
Geometry plays a big part in my photography. I...

Geometry plays a big part in my photography. I find the 50 mm focal length to have a nice, tight field of view to create my compositions.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-12-2009
Replies: 75
Views: 12,679
Posted By chut
Jeez. That Legacypro box is one of the ugliest...

Jeez. That Legacypro box is one of the ugliest things I've seen in awhile. The Arista Premium box won't win any packaging awards either. Maybe they have a 'design the ugliest box' contest over at...
Forum: Travel 03-09-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 5,056
Posted By chut
A comprehensive post Wayne. Thanks for sharing...

A comprehensive post Wayne. Thanks for sharing the info. Tokyo is truly a photo wonderland. I've been visiting Tokyo a lot lately and have been to many of the places you mentioned above. But one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-04-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 4,299
Posted By chut
This is one of the best threads I've read in...

This is one of the best threads I've read in awhile. I loved all the photo forensics everyone was contributing. Would it be possible to do this every week? Mystery Monday perhaps? Forensic Friday?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-03-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,504
Posted By chut
The Bessas have a metal shutter and produce a...

The Bessas have a metal shutter and produce a louder sound that sounds like 'clack'. A Leica has a cloth shutter and makes a sound like 'slik'. I own both and prefer the smoother sound and feel of...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-01-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 14,795
Posted By chut
In the biography by Pierre Assouline, he talks...

In the biography by Pierre Assouline, he talks about Bresson in a concentration camp, 'shooting' only with his mind.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-01-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,862
Posted By chut
Quite elegant. More bespoke than pimped I think.

Quite elegant. More bespoke than pimped I think.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-01-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 14,795
Posted By chut
Yes, I do remember reading that he was using a...

Yes, I do remember reading that he was using a Contax T right before he stopped shooting altogether. I don't know how that can be proven though.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-23-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By chut
Saggio, your pizzaiolo rides a Ducati 1098!

Saggio, your pizzaiolo rides a Ducati 1098!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-21-2009
Replies: 119
Views: 11,190
Posted By chut
My go to lens is a 50. I find it to be very...

My go to lens is a 50. I find it to be very versatile and since geometry figures prominently in my images I find it easy to draw within the space of a 50's field of view. With anything wider, it's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2009
Replies: 4,582
Views: 1,306,397
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3125/2550648031_7db...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3125/2550648031_7dbdb26c9e.jpg
Sunshine and her 93 year old grandmother Jessie telling a story of how in 1935, she witnessed the landing of the first transpacific...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 638
Posted By chut
Photo Competition Listing?

I'm thinking of joining a photo competition for the first time. Does anyone here know of or have a listing of good competitions?

I just saw the new Leica Oskar Barnack website and it looks...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,100
Posted By chut
HuubL and Yoyo22, glad to hear you're heading to...

HuubL and Yoyo22, glad to hear you're heading to the Philippines. Where are you headed? Let me know if you need any guidance, I'd be happy to help.

My vote for most reliable go to the M6 and MP.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-10-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,801
Posted By chut
How is the bokeh on the LX3? Is it decent? Most...

How is the bokeh on the LX3? Is it decent? Most digital P&S cameras don't do this very well. If anyone has some good shots please do post.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,091
Posted By chut
A big thank you to everyone. All of the above are...

A big thank you to everyone. All of the above are excellent suggestions. I will try a combination of them and I'm sure my photomojo will return.

Special thanks to Bill for the valuable shared...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,091
Posted By chut
Advice sought - Photographer's Block

What do you do when you can't think of anything to shoot?

I've been on a photography high for a year now, going back to shooting film after a 14 year break. I was shooting practically every weekend...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-01-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 3,543
Posted By chut
A&I in Hollywood: http://www.aandi.com/

A&I in Hollywood:

http://www.aandi.com/
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-30-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 4,107
Posted By chut
I've only had one Contax T and I haven't run into...

I've only had one Contax T and I haven't run into any problems so far. Because it's so small, I find that it's the camera that I take with me the most. The lens is a real overachiever given its...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 01-29-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 4,107
Posted By chut
The Minox GT-E uses a MC Minoxar 35/2.8, which is...

The Minox GT-E uses a MC Minoxar 35/2.8, which is a 4 element, 3 group Tessar design. The Contax T uses a Sonnar 38/2.8, 5 elements and has a T* multi-coating.

I haven't made a head to head...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-29-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,641
Posted By chut
A 50mm lens can be wonderful for portraits. Take...

A 50mm lens can be wonderful for portraits. Take a look at the book An Inner Silence: The Portraits of Henri Cartier Bresson, there are about a hundred incredible portraits in there, almost all taken...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-28-2009
Replies: 141
Views: 26,755
Posted By chut
yet another great thread. here's my shot in front...

yet another great thread. here's my shot in front of an Anish Kapoor sculpture at the Hong Kong Airport:
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2009
Replies: 228
Views: 16,506
Posted By chut
amoz, those are some lovely shots.

amoz, those are some lovely shots.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-19-2009
Replies: 79
Views: 3,209
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2267/2475162497_84b...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2267/2475162497_84bd7019a4.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-13-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,970
Posted By chut
I'm not certain that the BMW analogy is apt....

I'm not certain that the BMW analogy is apt. Perhaps high end audio would be a more appropriate parallel to Leica users. Audiophiles spend enormous amounts of money on vacuum tube amplifiers and...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-12-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,361
Posted By chut
I wouldn't categorize Wim Wenders as selling out...

I wouldn't categorize Wim Wenders as selling out to Leica. He's a celebrated filmmaker and I believe him when he says his father had a Leica. He probably owned one even before they got him as an...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-12-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 6,581
Posted By chut
Lovely images Martin. There's good reason that...

Lovely images Martin. There's good reason that photography sprung up in Paris. The people, the environs and the light just make you want to capture what you see.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-12-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 3,811
Posted By chut
Lots of great suggestions here. Thanks to...

Lots of great suggestions here. Thanks to everyone.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-09-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 3,811
Posted By chut
World's best photography bookstores

Shopping for photography books at Amazon is convenient and economical, but I still enjoy the experience of browsing in a truly great bookstore. It's hard to beat the atmosphere of all those books,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,867
Posted By chut
If reliability is of primary concern, you might...

If reliability is of primary concern, you might be better off with an M6 or an MP. As explained to me by a Leica technician, M7 electronics employ integrated circuits or chips while the M6 uses...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-07-2009
Replies: 125
Views: 14,597
Posted By chut
There have been some incredible husband-wife...

There have been some incredible husband-wife photographer partnerships in the past. Henri Cartier-Bresson and Martine Franck, Robert Capa and Gerda Taro, and Manuel and Lola Alvarez Bravo come to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-07-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,088
Posted By chut
You have a good eye and are off to a great start...

You have a good eye and are off to a great start with the B+W work.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-06-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By chut
Thanks for all the responses everyone. I've...

Thanks for all the responses everyone.

I've found a local dealer who sells Eureka dry boxes. While they're not the beautiful furniture pieces that I was trying to find, akalai's point about choosing...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-05-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By chut
I guess what I'm looking for is an elegant...

I guess what I'm looking for is an elegant display case, a sort of wunderkammer. Aside from producing lovely images, I love the industrial design aesthetics of cameras and enjoy looking at them as...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-05-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 9,692
Posted By chut
Zorkikat has the patience of a Tibetan monk. He...

Zorkikat has the patience of a Tibetan monk. He makes his own developer (PaRodinal) and even makes his own SOAP! He'd probably make his own electricity using a treadmill if he could.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-05-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By chut
Are there any non-ugly dryboxes?

As my equipment has slowly increased, I've thought about getting a drybox to keep everything dry and fungus free.

I've looked around on the web and there don't seem to be many aesthetically pleasing...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-05-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,400
Posted By chut
i second the motion of not altering it with a...

i second the motion of not altering it with a repaint, but just doing a proper CLA and using it regularly.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-04-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 5,575
Posted By chut
That's a funny analog story.

That's a funny analog story.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-01-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,414
Posted By chut
Congratulations and welcome back to the fold. Do...

Congratulations and welcome back to the fold. Do post some of your results in this thread as it'd be nice to see what you've shot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2008
Replies: 93
Views: 5,271
Posted By chut
In the Philippines, people who are being...

In the Philippines, people who are being photographed on the street almost always have the opposite reaction to what I'm reading on this thread. Anytime a person sees that I am photographing them,...
Forum: Travel 12-27-2008
Replies: 83
Views: 6,884
Posted By chut
The minimalist in me would take two M bodies (I'd...

The minimalist in me would take two M bodies (I'd leave the MP-3 at home and bring another M if you can), a 50 and a 35 (plus one more if you must), and the TC-1.

I find that having more equipment...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2008
Replies: 180
Views: 13,447
Posted By chut
Here are my favorites for the...

Here are my favorites for the year:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3032/2859932482_763decb2c0.jpg
Locksmith Stories

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3203/3132844936_e6178e1449.jpg
Tisha + Samu

I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2008
Replies: 114
Views: 7,002
Posted By chut
Darkroom equipment once again

Darkroom equipment once again
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-22-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2,250
Posted By chut
Yes it does fit an F-803 in my experience. You...

Yes it does fit an F-803 in my experience. You can still fit another M with a mounted 50 mm lens on the other side of the bag, although it'll be a bit snug.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-22-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,595
Posted By chut
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopos...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopost/data/7280/perch.jpg
Way . Perched and Ready

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopost/data/5275/F1020017-low2.jpg
1gajobaril ....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-21-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,492
Posted By chut
Missing Silverfast Negafix film profiles?

Does anyone know where one can find Negafix film profiles that are not included in Silverfast, such as Fuji Acros 100 or Efke and Adox?

There's an import profile option, but I don't know where to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-21-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By chut
Best kit for shooting nightlife?

I spend a few nights a week going out and have yet to get into the habit of regularly taking a camera with me to shoot nightlife.

For those of you that do, what do you prefer to use when shooting...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2008
Replies: 4,582
Views: 1,306,397
Posted By chut
What a lovely...

What a lovely thread...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3242/3099382729_78a0116b35.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-09-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 1,769
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3016/2722805030_71d...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3016/2722805030_71d6393d28.jpg
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-09-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 2,930
Posted By chut
I once saw an exhibit at the Reina Sofia Museum...

I once saw an exhibit at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. It was presenting the work of the French architect Jean Nouvel and they were being projected with two 120 slide projectors. At the time, I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-08-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By chut
Tsk, tsk... hoarding 'em eh? Perhaps I'll need to...

Tsk, tsk... hoarding 'em eh? Perhaps I'll need to plan a heist and get one of your cats to pull an inside job.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-08-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By chut
Nice stash Jay...lemme know if you're willing to...

Nice stash Jay...lemme know if you're willing to part with one. Been wanting a Barnack for myself lately and you've got WAY too many there!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-04-2008
Replies: 99
Views: 4,966
Posted By chut
Keith I think that's a great idea. It'd be a...

Keith I think that's a great idea. It'd be a great way to see how RFF members celebrate around the world. Even if some people don't choose to document the holidays, the two week time frame is a good...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-02-2008
Replies: 104
Views: 3,219
Posted By chut
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2265/2436861254_4c1...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2265/2436861254_4c12855d96.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-30-2008
Replies: 104
Views: 3,219
Posted By chut
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3194/2316888190_0bb...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3194/2316888190_0bb158a430.jpg
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-22-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,134
Posted By chut
28 mm on a Leica CL?

Is it possible to use a 28 mm lens on a Leica CL without an external viewfinder?

I know the Minolta CLE has 28 mm framelines but I'm curious if you could use one on the CL too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By chut
I spent the afternoon yesterday shooting at the...

I spent the afternoon yesterday shooting at the newly reopened Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park. It's a fascinating building by the Italian architect Renzo Piano. Both the aquarium and rain...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,514
Posted By chut
Is it worth driving from San Francisco to Walnut...

Is it worth driving from San Francisco to Walnut Creek to visit Camera West? I know their Monterey store has most of the Leica gear.

I've been to the gear temples of Hong Kong, Tokyo and Berlin, so...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-19-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 2,746
Posted By chut
This is incredible news. Thanks for letting us...

This is incredible news. Thanks for letting us know Bill.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 11-18-2008
Replies: 128
Views: 16,357
Posted By chut
Recently, I found 'The Assassination of Jesse...

Recently, I found 'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford' to be very inspiring. The cinematography by Roger Deakins was sumptuous.

Another fairly recent film, The Painted Veil...
Forum: Travel 11-16-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By chut
Thanks for the replies. Lots of good suggestions...

Thanks for the replies. Lots of good suggestions on that previous thread.

Roger, that's a very interesting approach. I think I may take up that challenge.
Forum: Travel 11-15-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By chut
What to see and shoot in San Francisco?

I'm back in San Francisco after 5 years of being away. I spent many summers in the city as I was growing up and I would also visit during my university days, so I am quite familiar with the city. But...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,514
Posted By chut
I've heard good things about Camera West. Their...

I've heard good things about Camera West. Their Walnut Creek store is close to San Francisco.

Can anyone recommend a well stocked store for film and chemicals in the city or close by?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-27-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By chut
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopos...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopost/data/5371/fireworks3.jpg
sbug . *




http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopost/data/500/img0243.jpg
joshuar . tampere airport
Forum: Photo Software 10-27-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 3,176
Posted By chut
Once you go Mac, you never go back.

Once you go Mac, you never go back.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-27-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,502
Posted By chut
Hmm. You're right Ernst. A4 is indeed still far...

Hmm. You're right Ernst. A4 is indeed still far from the Golden Ratio.

But at 1.41, A4 is a little closer to 1.62 than US Letter size (8.5" x 11") at 1.29 aspect ratio. Closer, but no...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-26-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,502
Posted By chut
Yes, most countires outside of the US pretty much...

Yes, most countires outside of the US pretty much use the DIN A-series. The proportions of these paper sizes are very close to the golden ratio.

Here's a good summary of paper sizes used around the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-24-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,502
Posted By chut
Sisyphus, I just started using a 6 x 7 as well,...

Sisyphus, I just started using a 6 x 7 as well, which is why I'm asking these questions about paper sizes.

I'm used to shooting 35mm and printing on A4 and A3+ sizes, and the aspect ration of 35mm...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-24-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,502
Posted By chut
Roger, I see what you're saying now. That should...

Roger, I see what you're saying now. That should work for smaller prints. Any idea who might still sell that stuff?

Ernst, so 8 x 10 for darkroom prints works well? I think I'll give that a shot. In...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-23-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,502
Posted By chut
Roger, thanks for the reply, but I meant a paper...

Roger, thanks for the reply, but I meant a paper size for prints made with an enlarger.

Is there a paper size made specifically for 6 x 7 negatives?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-23-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,502
Posted By chut
With borders I suppose. Is there a name for...

With borders I suppose.

Is there a name for those sizes? Who makes that size of paper?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-23-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,502
Posted By chut
What size paper for 6 x 7 prints?

Is there an ideal paper size for printing a 6 x 7 image? If so, what brand do you like to use?

I'm inquiring about both enlarger prints and inkjet prints.

Printing on A4 and A3+ seems to waste a...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-23-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 5,720
Posted By chut
Todd, your shots are incredible. Such lovely...

Todd, your shots are incredible. Such lovely light. May I ask what film/developer you used for them?

Noah, you might want to wait for the Fuji/Bessa 667 that's due out early next year. It'll have...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-20-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,601
Posted By chut
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopos...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/../photopost/data/500/zisk.jpg
Fedia . The Hole
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By chut
off topic, or not directly pertaining to the...

off topic, or not directly pertaining to the original thread.

back to our regular programming, one group that has a lot of good work is Concerned Photographer and the Artless...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-20-2008
Replies: 62
Views: 9,742
Posted By chut
Excellent shots sleephead. The tones are just...

Excellent shots sleephead. The tones are just lovely.

Recently, I too shot a friend's wedding with a Bessa, a Summicron 50 v.4 and Ilford Delta 3200. The images turned out quite well and the couple...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-14-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 5,771
Posted By chut
You know you're a hardcore shooter when they make...

You know you're a hardcore shooter when they make you one of these:

http://www.cameraquest.com/m6thgold.htm
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-13-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,388
Posted By chut
I pick it up at a Japanese bookshop in Hong Kong....

I pick it up at a Japanese bookshop in Hong Kong.

Maybe one of our Japanese members can help us find out if it's possible to subscribe internationally?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-13-2008
Replies: 164
Views: 74,591
Posted By chut
Okay. Looks like your lab does good work. Seems...

Okay. Looks like your lab does good work. Seems like D-76 if I were to guess.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-13-2008
Replies: 164
Views: 74,591
Posted By chut
Great photos Andy. I especially like the first...

Great photos Andy. I especially like the first and third shots. What developer did you use for these?

I use a 35/2 v.4 pre-asph as well and am very happy with it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-08-2008
Replies: 203
Views: 16,585
Posted By chut
This genre is one of my favorites....

This genre is one of my favorites.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2167/2431250036_1860f4da01_b.jpg

The Hermes Building in Tokyo
Forum: Travel 10-08-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,910
Posted By chut
I think just the M6 and a 35 lens is a fantastic...

I think just the M6 and a 35 lens is a fantastic idea.

But just in case, it's always good to have a backup camera. Maybe just a compact like an Olympus XA, a Contax T or a Rollei 35 would be good...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-07-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 3,223
Posted By chut
I'm not sure if the insurance and post would be...

I'm not sure if the insurance and post would be significantly cheaper, but Hong Kong has a few technicians who are more than capable of servicing your MP.

I would imagine you or someone you know...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-06-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 4,633
Posted By chut
Thanks for all the comments and suggestions so...

Thanks for all the comments and suggestions so far.

Sevres, I don't mind the more squarish format of 6 x 7, in fact I find it quite interesting and challenging. One of my favorite travel...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-06-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 4,633
Posted By chut
Ben, that's exactly the thought process that I'm...

Ben, that's exactly the thought process that I'm foreseeing myself faced with. When you're traveling, you're deciding between having a reasonably light gear bag, but also you want to have just enough...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-06-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 4,633
Posted By chut
35 mm vs 120 street photography

I've been shooting 35 mm film for many years and am considering making the jump to a medium format rangefinder.

I'd like to ask those of you who use both formats for street and/or travel...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 10-01-2008
Replies: 127
Views: 29,637
Posted By chut
It's K19 The Widowmaker, with Harrison Ford (with...

It's K19 The Widowmaker, with Harrison Ford (with a funny Russian accent) and Liam Neeson. I just watched it again and spotted the Barnack clone in that scene when they surface in the North Pole and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 2,723
Posted By chut
How many rolls you develop in one sitting?

I have a Paterson tank that fits 2 rolls of film. I usually only shoot two rolls in a regular weekend. But if it's a big photo weekend, I may end up with maybe 4 to 6 rolls.

If you have 6 rolls to...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-30-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,180
Posted By chut
FrankS you are an evil man. I just took a look at...

FrankS you are an evil man. I just took a look at a Nikonos V online and now my life won't be complete without one.

Actually, I've been looking for a camera to shoot while sailing and for some...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-30-2008
Replies: 178
Views: 15,415
Posted By chut
I'm 34 now. I started shooting with an SLR when...

I'm 34 now.

I started shooting with an SLR when I was 18 and started developing film when I was 21. I continued shooting film until I got my first digital camera in 1998 but I became disenchanted...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-27-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,214
Posted By chut
I second the vote for the Contax T. Manual focus...

I second the vote for the Contax T. Manual focus rangefinder with aperture priority and an incredible Sonnar 40mm lens in an ultra compact body.

I believe only the Minolta TC-1 is more compact, but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-23-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,299
Posted By chut
Decent contact sheet with a flatbed scanner?

Encouraged by many of the fine people on this forum, I've finally returned to souping my own film, and I've produced results that I am very happy with.

My next task is to create contact sheets from...
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 09-15-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,692
Posted By chut
I just got a Retina IIa myself the other day. It...

I just got a Retina IIa myself the other day. It seems to be in quite good shape and it truly is a beautiful piece of industrial design. I'm shooting a test roll this week and looking forward to...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-15-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By chut
Thanks for all the answers everyone. I will...

Thanks for all the answers everyone.

I will make sure to dilute and filter my chemicals for the next time. As soon as I finish this batch of chemicals, I'll try out some Ilford Rapid Fixer.

Sorry...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-14-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By chut
Souped my first roll...some help?

After a hiatus of 14 years, I developed my first roll again tonight. I was kinda nervous and wasn't expecting very good results. It wasn't a complete disaster, although it seems I need some help...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2008
Replies: 104
Views: 5,738
Posted By chut
Great thread folks. I'm single right now, but...

Great thread folks.

I'm single right now, but back when I was in architecture school I was dating a girl who had a small collection of vintage cameras. She was a photography major at an art school...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2008
Replies: 452
Views: 62,227
Posted By chut
Notre Dame du Haut Chapel in Ronchamp, France by...

Notre Dame du Haut Chapel in Ronchamp, France by Le Corbusier. One of the most powerful works of architecture I have ever...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-08-2008
Replies: 59
Views: 11,977
Posted By chut
Pardon the slight OT question, but I would also...

Pardon the slight OT question, but I would also like to get a vintage light meter. I gather though, that these display EV, rather than a specific shutter speed/f-stop. How does one convert the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-07-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By chut
I'm going to develop my first roll tonight after...

I'm going to develop my first roll tonight after a 14 year hiatus.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2008
Replies: 96
Views: 4,956
Posted By chut
The...

The Philippines:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2056/2433361995_e928652c2b.jpg?v=0

Leica M7
CV Nokton 35/1.4
Kodak Portra VC 160
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-02-2008
Replies: 124
Views: 21,137
Posted By chut
4 or 5 keepers in a 36 roll on average that I'd...

4 or 5 keepers in a 36 roll on average that I'd upload to my flickr. It'd be great to have 1 winner per roll, but it's more like 1 in every 3 rolls for me at this point.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-31-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By chut
slightly OT but anyone know where to get Rodinal...

slightly OT but anyone know where to get Rodinal in Singapore? i hear it's one of the few places to source the stuff in Asia.
Forum: Photo Software 08-29-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,715
Posted By chut
Solinar, could you post a scanned B&W print by...

Solinar, could you post a scanned B&W print by the HiTi? I know what we'll see on our monitors won't be accurate, but an approximation may be enough.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-22-2008
Replies: 1,101
Views: 292,483
Posted By chut
Last Sunday in the Philippines: 6 am meet at...

Last Sunday in the Philippines:

6 am meet at the South Luzon Expressway, 36 Ducatis and a few KTMs:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3110/2764635623_4746efd3f4.jpg?v=0

7 am pitstop at Taal...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-20-2008
Replies: 80
Views: 12,868
Posted By chut
When I was in college I took a photography course...

When I was in college I took a photography course and we had a model sit for us nude. I didn't think much of it as I had taken drawing courses with a nude sitter before. I remember trying to take...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-19-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By chut
Shutter button on my M is sticking

The shutter button on my M7 is sticking and will only release if I advance the film advance lever.

This has also happened to a friend of mine and Leica Service (Hong Kong) attributes this to the...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 08-18-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 4,413
Posted By chut
Part of what is so impressive with this set is...

Part of what is so impressive with this set is the subject matter, La Citta Eterna. But great job on making extraordinary images of a highly photographed city.
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 08-18-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 4,413
Posted By chut
Excellent work. I love seeing great images from a...

Excellent work. I love seeing great images from a minimum of gear.

Did you use a red filter on all your Holga shots? Any filter on the Diana?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,674
Posted By chut
What film for that old time look + History of Film

A few retro/historic questions:

Do you folks have a preferred 35 mm film when you're shooting with your older (1930s to 1950s) gear? If you've got 'em please post sample photos and cite the film and...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-15-2008
Replies: 112
Views: 8,959
Posted By chut
Lucky SHD 100 B + W film, which is supposedly a...

Lucky SHD 100 B + W film, which is supposedly a copy of Kodak Plus X.

You get what you pay for I guess.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-12-2008
Replies: 80
Views: 11,377
Posted By chut
Tri-X mostly for that raw, visceral grit and...

Tri-X mostly for that raw, visceral grit and Portra NC once in awhile for some color play
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