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Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,019
Posted By Uncle Brian
I think Santa uses a speed graphic ... If you...

I think Santa uses a speed graphic ...
If you aren't trying to be discrete and you don't mind carrying gear and possibly have a love for camera bags than take two. It's all a compromise no right...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,019
Posted By Uncle Brian
One body one lens seems idea as I hate carrying...

One body one lens seems idea as I hate carrying stuff and I don't like using a camera bag. 50mm is my prefered focal length but for just street I think 28mm or 35mm might be better, all depends on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2019
Replies: 3,769
Views: 725,792
Posted By Uncle Brian
I like the Winder 2 as it makes the camera easier...

I like the Winder 2 as it makes the camera easier to hold but I dislike the look and hate the extra weight and that terrible noise. Good for shooting when the noise doesn't matter too much because it...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-20-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,745
Posted By Uncle Brian
Color negative film is so forgiving that sunny 16...

Color negative film is so forgiving that sunny 16 will do the job if you apply a bit of skill, and it's so great not to be a slave to the meter readout :) Did a lot of that sort of thing with my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 2,279
Posted By Uncle Brian
You really only need one camera but that camera...

You really only need one camera but that camera should be selected with care. For me that would have been something in large format, all those cool movements :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,363
Posted By Uncle Brian
What does 50' of 127 cost. I have a Baby Brownie...

What does 50' of 127 cost. I have a Baby Brownie and I'm also after Vest Pocket Kodak also 127. I could be tempted with a baby grey or a Yashica44 :)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 899
Posted By Uncle Brian
Last silly suggestion on this sunny Sunday...

Last silly suggestion on this sunny Sunday morning ... Do you have a local camera store that has a large variety of cameras that you can hold up to you eye? Might be the only way to find an answer...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 899
Posted By Uncle Brian
Can you use a waist level finder on the 645?...

Can you use a waist level finder on the 645? Maybe move to another big slr like a RZ67?

What about large format? That glass is huge!

Just tried my cameras with my glasses on and I can see the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 899
Posted By Uncle Brian
Not sure what cameras you have but I have some...

Not sure what cameras you have but I have some issues using my film cameras when wearing glasses. I can't see enough of the viewfinder either and it's frustrating, if I take my glasses off I can use...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 1,916
Posted By Uncle Brian
I once owned a plain prism Nikon F, it's a...

I once owned a plain prism Nikon F, it's a wonderful camera to work with I only ever used the 50mm but what a wonderful, amazing & beautiful camera.

I would suggest you handle as many cameras as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 100
Views: 3,086
Posted By Uncle Brian
I guess a Leica M as I seem to prefer rangefinder...

I guess a Leica M as I seem to prefer rangefinder cameras. I have never seen one so I'm just a little scared of trying one out and finding that I hate the thing ... not likely but it would be the end...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-24-2018
Replies: 122
Views: 5,814
Posted By Uncle Brian
I have a Zorki 4 + Jupiter 8 that I have owned...

I have a Zorki 4 + Jupiter 8 that I have owned for several years but never used, I guess October is going to be her lucky month.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-15-2018
Replies: 303
Views: 127,873
Posted By Uncle Brian
10 years ago I was using a GSN, not any more it...

10 years ago I was using a GSN, not any more it was sold and replaced by my OM4T, still have a Zorki 4.
The OM is smaller than the GSN and Zuiko glass is great.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-03-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Uncle Brian
https://okvintagecamera.com/ocart/index.php?route=...

https://okvintagecamera.com/ocart/index.php?route=product/product&path=65&product_id=88
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-14-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 5,846
Posted By Uncle Brian
This is the camera I have sitting in front of me...

This is the camera I have sitting in front of me now and the one I would be happy to use exclusively, it's not perfect but it works well for my and my aging eyesight. I had one years ago and sold it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By Uncle Brian
Would it be an idea to sent it to someone like...

Would it be an idea to sent it to someone like Youxin Yee for evaluation? The damage might not be serious and at worst you have a real idea of just how busted it really is.

If you don't want to pay...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Uncle Brian
Maybe one of the members here lives close to this...

Maybe one of the members here lives close to this guy and can check things out. Some nice helpful folks on here :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-26-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Uncle Brian
Lots of cameras seem to have taken 127 film so...

Lots of cameras seem to have taken 127 film so it's good news for a lot of folk. I love the feel of using a tlr over an slr but that's just me being odd.

I'm now torn between discovering a 127...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-26-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Uncle Brian
I found the thread in the tlr section so I guess...

I found the thread in the tlr section so I guess it's film only and I need spools and paper to make the whole thing a reality. I guess (hope)I can find such things on Ebay maybe even on the auction...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-26-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Uncle Brian
For those of us that can only dream about owning...

For those of us that can only dream about owning a baby Rollei does this mean bulk film like you can get for 35mm or is it film and backing paper.

If you have already covered this somewhere ... oops
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2018
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,339
Posted By Uncle Brian
Added a few box cameras to the family, an Agfa...

Added a few box cameras to the family, an Agfa Synchro box that might be 120 but has squinty little viewfinder windows and a brownie E that looks new ... I have re-rolled some film onto 620 spools...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-25-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By Uncle Brian
Is it possible to buy Fomapan directly from the...

Is it possible to buy Fomapan directly from the Czech Republic? I found the Foma website but it seems they only ship within europe. I have Czech friends that can help me with the translations if...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-13-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,513
Posted By Uncle Brian
Took me a little while to work out what was going...

Took me a little while to work out what was going on, but once I did :) It was the tag in the background that gave it away 773.
Nice shot, like the grain.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,387
Posted By Uncle Brian
Freestyle now have it at $76.49. I'm still not...

Freestyle now have it at $76.49.

I'm still not convinced it's better than using the standard rolls. Of course if you live in the US and it's free postage :)

I never received any response to my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 2,387
Posted By Uncle Brian
I tried too and not only can I not calculate the...

I tried too and not only can I not calculate the shiping to New Zealand but I can't get a cost for any destination outside the USA.

Have e-mailed them :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-26-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,893
Posted By Uncle Brian
Nice little gathering of beasts you have there,...

Nice little gathering of beasts you have there, the only one I have tried is the XA and it produced some very good images but was ultimately sold as it's too small for my rather large hands. I have...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-21-2018
Replies: 610
Views: 112,147
Posted By Uncle Brian
My first camera would have been a Canon Ftb. I...

My first camera would have been a Canon Ftb. I don't remember how much it was but it wasn't much, just happy they didn't sell the Ftb by the kilo. Nice camera that took great photos and I bet it's...
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