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Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
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Posted By Deardorff38
I've ordered items from Japan and had them show...

I've ordered items from Japan and had them show up at my door in Canmore Alberta in 4 days!....no extra charges. On average it is always quicker than shipments from eastern Canada and certainly from...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 967
Posted By Deardorff38
Pan, Pentax ME is about the cheapest. There's a...

Pan, Pentax ME is about the cheapest. There's a nice black one for sale on ebay for $58 USD.... circa 52 euro. You wont find an MX for that... & free international...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By Deardorff38
Santa Fe, with dinner at Geronimo.... & lunch...

Santa Fe, with dinner at Geronimo.... & lunch green chile cheeseburgers at the Cowgirl BBQ.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 1 Week Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By Deardorff38
back alley.... New Mexico is the best idea.........

back alley.... New Mexico is the best idea...... new images beat a new camera anyday....well most days.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,216
Posted By Deardorff38
Like Erik, I photograph with film because I...

Like Erik, I photograph with film because I print. Without the darkroom, i'd feel like a musician without an instrument....
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By Deardorff38
My default is a Rolleiflex. It's compact, light...

My default is a Rolleiflex. It's compact, light & i prefer the tonality from 6x6 negatives over 35mm. In some ways a Plaubel Makina would be ideal.....but for all its positive attributes, it's not...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,096
Views: 238,163
Posted By Deardorff38
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Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,237
Posted By Deardorff38
I miss paper, more than film & in my opinion it...

I miss paper, more than film & in my opinion it has a great effect on my final prints. Tri-X & FP4+ keep me going..... but i'd sure like to have Boespflug & Guillemot "Brilliant" and Forte Fortezo &...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 3,590
Posted By Deardorff38
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Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 3,590
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/4771/39669416595_367...

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Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 3,590
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_04...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_04d38c4156_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ)IMG_9166 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ) by Greg Yavorsky (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 3,590
Posted By Deardorff38
Great image. Those New Mexico clouds have made so...

Great image. Those New Mexico clouds have made so many photos.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 254
Views: 27,102
Posted By Deardorff38
Nice looking AJ Guth

Nice looking AJ Guth
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 254
Views: 27,102
Posted By Deardorff38
Wintergrass

Guitar Workshop at Wintergrass, Seattle w/ John Reischman, Eli West & Scott Nygaard...& a pile of fine vintage guitars

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 254
Views: 27,102
Posted By Deardorff38
Waterloo by Collings NAMM show guitar with...

Waterloo by Collings NAMM show guitar with southwest graphics. A very light & responsive guitar. photographed in Taos NM

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 254
Views: 27,102
Posted By Deardorff38
guitars

2017 Pre*War guitars company 000-18 lefty
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 254
Views: 27,102
Posted By Deardorff38
Guth, Thanks for asking but I don’t have any...

Guth, Thanks for asking but I don’t have any videos of them. They do sound terrific though. I have a real soft spot for ‘30s Martins.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,740
Posted By Deardorff38
GZ, You'll be fine with one lens...whichever...

GZ, You'll be fine with one lens...whichever suits the way you see (50 or 35mm). BTW Summicrons are absolutely superb lenses and both smaller and lighter than the 1.4 Summiluxes. I've photographed...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 254
Views: 27,102
Posted By Deardorff38
rhl-oregon, davidnewtonguitars & Guth, since we...

rhl-oregon, davidnewtonguitars & Guth, since we mentioned Bill Collings, here's a photo of a Collings D1avvarnish (Dreadnaught, mahogany back & sides, Adirondack (red spruce) top, vintage '30s...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 254
Views: 27,102
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes it does!

Yes it does!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 254
Views: 27,102
Posted By Deardorff38
At the request of RHL (Oregon).... more guitars. ...

At the request of RHL (Oregon).... more guitars. My 1936 Martin D18: 1 of 268 from that year.
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Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 4,209
Posted By Deardorff38
Good idea RHL heading there right now!

Good idea RHL heading there right now!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,834
Posted By Deardorff38
+++ Really finely made custom leather.

+++ Really finely made custom leather.
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 15,987
Posted By Deardorff38
Even more amusing is the fact that looking at...

Even more amusing is the fact that looking at Ebay today, there are deluxe point & shoots (Contax T3 etc) that list for more than a used Leica M6...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 254
Views: 27,102
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48894389426_88...

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1938 Martin 000-18
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,702
Posted By Deardorff38
there is no problem w rangefinder cameras!

there is no problem w rangefinder cameras!
Forum: Travel 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 120
Views: 3,590
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48883017261_21...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48883017261_2180860323.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2htCeYr)IMG_8664 (https://flic.kr/p/2htCeYr) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-09-2019
Replies: 1,672
Views: 475,436
Posted By Deardorff38
...the famous Sean Flynn M2 .....

...the famous Sean Flynn M2 .....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-09-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Deardorff38
not exactly within the OP's stated budget of...

not exactly within the OP's stated budget of $200. Here's the cheapest one on Ebay..... for...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-08-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Deardorff38
George I used a '35 iii black, 21/28/35/50...

George I used a '35 iii black, 21/28/35/50 external finders. The finders are clear with nice edges...make composing a dream.

the Voigtlander 35 finders are very nice & smaller than the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-08-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,175
Posted By Deardorff38
Huss, Man that's sweet & you're right...tiny &...

Huss, Man that's sweet & you're right...tiny & killer lenses ....& reliable. almost gives me camera acquisition syndrome...
Forum: Travel 10-08-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 3,590
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48224957796_7b...

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Forum: Travel 10-08-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 3,590
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48868247667_62...

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....just around the corner
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-08-2019
Replies: 112
Views: 3,780
Posted By Deardorff38
Taos, New...

Taos, New Mexico
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Forum: Travel 10-07-2019
Replies: 120
Views: 3,590
Posted By Deardorff38
New Mexico does have the magic light. One of my...

New Mexico does have the magic light. One of my favourite places to visit:
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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-07-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 10,996
Posted By Deardorff38
are those the guys wearing camouflage w/ cargo...

are those the guys wearing camouflage w/ cargo pockets? ;)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-07-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 10,996
Posted By Deardorff38
..... what the OP said

..... what the OP said
Forum: RFF Polls 10-07-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 75,906
Posted By Deardorff38
Black paint '67 M4, replaced the '35 iii black...

Black paint '67 M4,
replaced the '35 iii black with Leica CL (50th anniversary) w/ working meter.....

& a $1k Leica Digilux 4.3 paperweight :-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 995
Posted By Deardorff38
" Rinse it again in one hour in cold...

" Rinse it again in one hour in cold water."
Proper technique requires having the pre-soak, developer, stop bath, fixer & rinse water at the same temperature. Classically 68F or 20C. As mentioned...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-05-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 75,906
Posted By Deardorff38
well that thread was dormant for a long while!

well that thread was dormant for a long while!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,728
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice Montag.

Very nice Montag.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-05-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,728
Posted By Deardorff38
Very nice print Jim. Quite an accomplishment to...

Very nice print Jim. Quite an accomplishment to get that image with 100 speed film
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 10,996
Posted By Deardorff38
Solinar, I think the Rollei 35 is a great camera....

Solinar, I think the Rollei 35 is a great camera. I've used a few of them heavily over the years & have some great negatives. Pocketable is one thing they don't have going for them though....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 4,612
Views: 1,312,468
Posted By Deardorff38
Love the photo Erik!

Love the photo Erik!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-05-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 10,996
Posted By Deardorff38
Add me to the XA group. The OP did say "pants...

Add me to the XA group. The OP did say "pants pockets"....so for those who said Rollei35....you must be wearing sweat pants & not skinny jeans
To paraphrase Mae West; "Is that a Rollei 35 in your...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-04-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 4,631
Posted By Deardorff38
I don't know Ko.Fe. I don't care for the...

I don't know Ko.Fe. I don't care for the character of modern Leica lenses and besides.... i wouldn't spend $5200 USD ($7k Cnd) on a lens.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,461
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug: (OM1N) "I thought of this, but I'm scared...

Smaug: (OM1N)

"I thought of this, but I'm scared she'll wreck it, and I'd be devastated."

It's an OM1 ......they're a dime a dozen out there. if you're worried, buy another & keep Grandpa's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 5,952
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, About optics & emulsions, (hyper) sharp...

Smaug, About optics & emulsions, (hyper) sharp does not = good. A parallel exists with musical instruments loud doesn't = tone. If HD digital appeals to you that's fine, but the reason people...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 5,952
Posted By Deardorff38
Ah... gotcha now.

Ah... gotcha now.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 5,952
Posted By Deardorff38
jawarden "Maybe Adams would be a pianist instead,...

jawarden "Maybe Adams would be a pianist instead, or a painter. He lived in California"

Well he was an accomplished pianist. & BTW Smaug.... A Adams did use medium format... Hasselblad Here's an...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-02-2019
Replies: 216
Views: 25,840
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48834418542_68...

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-02-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,975
Posted By Deardorff38
"Always" is a strong word. I don't use a filter...

"Always" is a strong word. I don't use a filter when doing BW portraits. Otherwise i use a yellow or orange filter. I dislike blank skies in b/w photos. Yellow filters bring out a little contrast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 5,952
Posted By Deardorff38
CharlesDAMorgan "A pro friend used to shoot...

CharlesDAMorgan "A pro friend used to shoot concerts with film and got similar results. It can be done."

It has been done! There was a lot of great photography under difficult conditions before the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-02-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,277
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right, but it's a rare & pricey lens:...

You're right, but it's a rare & pricey lens: (There's another set for $10k...but the Setadel photos are...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,277
Posted By Deardorff38
As Huss suggested Leitz rigid 50s aren't...

As Huss suggested Leitz rigid 50s aren't particularly short. Yes to 35s.... Summicrons or Summarons.... or a 40mm f2 (really small). Although 2.5, not f2 The Voigtlander 50mm 2.5 is small. Like...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 703
Posted By Deardorff38
"portraits like this were Penn's trademark, and...

"portraits like this were Penn's trademark, and no one ever did it better."....

Fine portraits, but arguably he was neck-in-neck with Richard Avedon, whose "In The American West" was a tour-de-force.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 703
Posted By Deardorff38
On the contrary ..IMO this is the story with...

On the contrary ..IMO this is the story with 'Adventure photography' workshops all over the world....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,287
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford FP4+ in Pyrocat HD. Printed on Foma...

Ilford FP4+ in Pyrocat HD. Printed on Foma Variant lll (16"x16") . Rolleiflex T
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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,287
Posted By Deardorff38
Ilford FP4+ (Pyrocat HD) Foma Variant lll ...

Ilford FP4+ (Pyrocat HD) Foma Variant lll Mamiya 6 (75mm)
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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,728
Posted By Deardorff38
Ted, I'm glad yours works flawlessly. Besides my...

Ted, I'm glad yours works flawlessly. Besides my friends' Bessa problems, there are lots of posts about lack of parts & repair availability on a recently discontinued camera. I think the Bessa lll &...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-29-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By Deardorff38
Absolutely! A '70s era Summicron for $4-500? A...

Absolutely! A '70s era Summicron for $4-500? A no-brainer.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,287
Posted By Deardorff38
FP4+, Pyrocat HD. (iphone photo of) 11x14" ...

FP4+, Pyrocat HD. (iphone photo of) 11x14" print on Foma Variant lll. (Leica lll Elmar 35mm 3.5)
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Forum: Chris Crawford 09-29-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 4,296
Posted By Deardorff38
Isn't that 35mm Elmar a gem? it's so tiny.... i...

Isn't that 35mm Elmar a gem? it's so tiny.... i use mine a lot & the result are really good.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-29-2019
Replies: 2,955
Views: 1,786,782
Posted By Deardorff38
Well by contrast, it's snowing in Alberta. We...

Well by contrast, it's snowing in Alberta. We usually get at least one cold-front driven storm that results in snow in August or September. I was dry-mounting prints last night. Tonight I'll print...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,728
Posted By Deardorff38
Ozmoose in N America 120 film is basically $5 a...

Ozmoose in N America 120 film is basically $5 a roll. I'd hardly call that horrific. If you put it in the context of the price of commodities: gas for your vehicle, a $5 coffee at Starbucks or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,728
Posted By Deardorff38
nickthetasmaniac, I'm not so sure. I was really...

nickthetasmaniac, I'm not so sure. I was really keen on the Bessa/Fuji 670, but i've heard stories about their reliability & the availability of repairs. A photog friend of mine, who is very careful...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-28-2019
Replies: 166
Views: 130,387
Posted By Deardorff38
Ron, to answer your question, Leica in NJ has a...

Ron, to answer your question, Leica in NJ has a very small staff. Leica has had in the recent past lots of work replacing sensors in digital Ms, and wait times have been described as very long. In...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,178
Posted By Deardorff38
Good question Rob.....i wonder what the answer...

Good question Rob.....i wonder what the answer is?

My limited experience is that not all repairmen have all the parts. When I was about to get my M4 serviced (& adapted for a Leicavit), I called...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,728
Posted By Deardorff38
"It would probably be easier to get Cosina to...

"It would probably be easier to get Cosina to reintroduce the Bessa III 667 than to start fresh. What is the minimum order? I’ll buy one if it is priced around US$2k."


Small runs will never be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,728
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank You. Absolutely!!

Thank You. Absolutely!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-28-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,287
Posted By Deardorff38
The print was processed in Ph Formulary Ansco...

The print was processed in Ph Formulary Ansco 130 then selenium toned. I always get additional tonal shift when i photograph prints w the Iphone.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,178
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right about the cannabalizing feel Ko.Fe. ...

You're right about the cannabalizing feel Ko.Fe.
Used? Well mostly i only had one camera at a time, & i was never a press photographer, but as a professional mountain climbing guide my Leica went...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-28-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,175
Posted By Deardorff38
If I were choosing, it would be Pentax MX with a...

If I were choosing, it would be Pentax MX with a 40mm pancake or an Olympus OM with the 40mm pancake f2.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,178
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe, Over 57,000 M4. Whenever i visit Japan...

Ko.Fe, Over 57,000 M4. Whenever i visit Japan i see lot's of them unused.
If i run out, I'll get an M2... that was my first Leica ..... 82,000 produced....pr even an M3 and use an SBL00.
To...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,178
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe. "Any film M is kind of gamble now." K,...

Ko.Fe. "Any film M is kind of gamble now."
K, With so many in circulation, I don't think I'll ever have difficulty getting donor parts for my M4 or a replacement body, in my lifetime.....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-28-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,287
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes, My favourite film too. FP4+ tray processed...

Yes, My favourite film too. FP4+ tray processed in Pyrocat HD (5x7", gold rim Dagor 8 1/4") contact print on Azo.
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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 09-28-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Deardorff38
Steve, I've got similar lenses ( Elmar 35 &...

Steve, I've got similar lenses ( Elmar 35 & Summaron LTM) among others. I've used a bunch of different adapters and all work on my M4. There is no real difference (in use) from cheap or expensive. ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 1,701
Posted By Deardorff38
I've been using staining developers for more than...

I've been using staining developers for more than 20yrs, starting with PMK and then switching to Sandy King's Pyrocat (lower toxicity). It's my standard film developer. Print times are shorter with...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-26-2019
Replies: 139
Views: 35,648
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm going to add the 35mm f1.4 SC Version ll to...

I'm going to add the 35mm f1.4 SC Version ll to my list. I like the first results.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-26-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,340
Posted By Deardorff38
Like the old adage "Ships are safer in the...

Like the old adage "Ships are safer in the harbour....but that's not what they were built for."

Yes Summarons seem to have taken a jump lately. Elmar 35mm on Ebay seem to range from $200- $1000...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2019
Replies: 970
Views: 152,475
Posted By Deardorff38
Moto-uno. It is a print & i don't own a...

Moto-uno. It is a print & i don't own a scanner.... so i photograph the print with an Iphone

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48795579446_e328ba98f1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hkU6KU)IMG_9822...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
An A36 orange filter for my Elmar 35mm f 3.5

An A36 orange filter for my Elmar 35mm f 3.5
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-24-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 4,631
Posted By Deardorff38
Choices all depend on the outcomes one is looking...

Choices all depend on the outcomes one is looking for. For me the Version ll is a keeper; but then again I also use an Elmar 35mm 3.5, & a Summaron 2.8. I've used several versions of the Summicron...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 934
Posted By Deardorff38
& in 4x5 & 5x7 Ilford is at least 1/2 the price...

& in 4x5 & 5x7 Ilford is at least 1/2 the price of TMY2
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2019
Replies: 970
Views: 152,475
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48785861391_28...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48785861391_28e22beb98_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hk3hVe)IMG_9805 (https://flic.kr/p/2hk3hVe) by , on Flickr

Leica CL,Elmar 35mm 3.5 '34, Adox CMS20, Pyrocat HD,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-23-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 4,631
Posted By Deardorff38
KoFe.... the print is sharper than that. that's...

KoFe.... the print is sharper than that. that's an iphone photo of the print in 6pm failing daylight
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-23-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 4,631
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48784910603_ab...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48784910603_ab71dfbf71_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hjXqhk)IMG_9812 (https://flic.kr/p/2hjXqhk) by , on Flickr

M4 / Voigtlander Nokton 35mm 1.4 SC Version ll /...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-23-2019
Replies: 1,026
Views: 198,728
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48784910603_ab...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48784910603_ab71dfbf71_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hjXqhk)IMG_9812 (https://flic.kr/p/2hjXqhk) by , on Flickr

Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.4 SC Version ll /test shot...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,620
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, on month-long climbing expeditions in...

Smaug, on month-long climbing expeditions in Alaska, i'd carry 25-30 rolls of Kodachrome 25 (back in the day).
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 795
Posted By Deardorff38
f8 or f-whatever & be there.

f8 or f-whatever & be there.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,620
Posted By Deardorff38
"Did you give it a few rolls to get accustomed...

"Did you give it a few rolls to get accustomed to?"

Smaug, over the decades i probably had 4 of them. In the '70s it was my primary camera for climbing trips. I've probably shot 500 rolls of film...
Forum: Lomography 09-15-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Deardorff38
Wasn't it from the start?.....

Wasn't it from the start?.....
Forum: Lomography 09-15-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By Deardorff38
Zuiko, I'm not sure what status that would bestow...

Zuiko, I'm not sure what status that would bestow on the Holga. But the Deardorff view camera was made from 1923-88. Rolleiflex from 1920 on. It can be debated that any changes were improvements to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-11-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,348
Posted By Deardorff38
I have limited experience, having seen just one....

I have limited experience, having seen just one. I was selling my MP (film) & the fellow who was buying it showed up with an Artisans 50 1.1. He put it on the body and then told me the rangefinder...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,188
Posted By Deardorff38
I remember that Elite was very thick. I never...

I remember that Elite was very thick. I never used it much having gotten stuck on Zone Vi Brilliant. The new Oriental isn't like the old stuff. Airfrog, the real question is what are you currently...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By Deardorff38
B&H Has Kentmere , Arista & Foma at $3.50-$3.99 a...

B&H Has Kentmere , Arista & Foma at $3.50-$3.99 a roll
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,188
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks N. I'll have to give the Adox paper...

Thanks N. I'll have to give the Adox paper another try some time. I tried a couple of boxes of Vario Classic & MCC about 5+ years ago. For whatever reason they didn't stand out for me (could have...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,188
Posted By Deardorff38
Canyongazer & Narsuitus, given that Agfa Brovira...

Canyongazer & Narsuitus, given that Agfa Brovira is gone, what do you currently select as your paper of choice?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,672
Posted By Deardorff38
"So i just bought my first Leica m, a m6 classic...

"So i just bought my first Leica m, a m6 classic and now i want to get a lens"......
"So if anyone has any suggestions for wide angle lenses with a vintage rendering, that would be much...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,672
Posted By Deardorff38
The original post: "The whole reason i moved to...

The original post: "The whole reason i moved to the M system is my admiration for the works of all the magnum photographers and the overall “look” of the 50s and 60s documentary photography (mostly...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,672
Posted By Deardorff38
Charles, I know Erik VS likes his. I bought one...

Charles, I know Erik VS likes his. I bought one on a whim and was surprised how good the results were (my example has no haze). It's now the tiny normal lens on my CL (film). I think I paid $175 USD...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,672
Posted By Deardorff38
...i know we're quite a ways into the thread, but...

...i know we're quite a ways into the thread, but the OP was looking for a wide angle....
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 536
Views: 28,259
Posted By Deardorff38
I'd like to see some B/W film results....

I'd like to see some B/W film results....
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Deardorff38
Exactly what i was thinking too.

Exactly what i was thinking too.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Deardorff38
The 28mm 3.5, 35mm 2.5, 50mm 2.5 metal caps are...

The 28mm 3.5, 35mm 2.5, 50mm 2.5 metal caps are very nice. The pinch type as on the 35 1.4 are always falling off
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,820
Posted By Deardorff38
Erik, The return eye contact is everything....

Erik, The return eye contact is everything. Beautiful image!
Forum: RFF Polls 09-08-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,188
Posted By Deardorff38
Azo isn't an enlarging paper, but it's a great...

Azo isn't an enlarging paper, but it's a great one for contact printing larger negatives. I use a lot of Fomabrom Variant lll FB & like the results a lot. I keep a good stock of Ilford warmtone FB. &...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,672
Posted By Deardorff38
Bornosor, KF is right about output. The print is...

Bornosor, KF is right about output. The print is the thing. The Voigtlander 28, 35 2.5 & Ultron 1.7 are sharp crisp modern looking lenses (i've used them).
Apparently Tom Abrahamsson adopted the 35...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,672
Posted By Deardorff38
Summaron 35, either 2.8 or 3.5 will be much...

Summaron 35, either 2.8 or 3.5 will be much cheaper than -lux or -cron. Great character
& build quality.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2019
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,834
Posted By Deardorff38
Frank, I think you already know the answer to...

Frank, I think you already know the answer to your question. It's a camera geek sub-forum by its nature. Show us a platinum print instead......
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696195802_ef...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48696195802_efc995c353_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hc7JsN)IMG_9694 (https://flic.kr/p/2hc7JsN) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/]

A 20"x24"...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2019
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,834
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71b9faf8cd_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hbUVxC)IMG_9632 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbUVxC) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/[/url], on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,054
Posted By Deardorff38
Helen, All words fail. Thinking of the two of...

Helen, All words fail. Thinking of the two of you....
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693952431_17...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693952431_179333ced3.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVezZ)IMG_9633 (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVezZ) by , on Flickr

11x14" ..Expired?... Meh! One of my favourite papers...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
If the version 1 was good enough for Tom A, then...

If the version 1 was good enough for Tom A, then this version ll 35mm 1.4 should easily accommodate my occasional wide-open needs.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693891742_71b9faf8cd.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-07-2019
Replies: 536
Views: 28,259
Posted By Deardorff38
Thank you Kevin, The brass prototype looks...

Thank you Kevin, The brass prototype looks beautiful. Thank you for the entire thread about this lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2019
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,834
Posted By Deardorff38
That's a beauty Charles. I always liked the...

That's a beauty Charles. I always liked the dual-range Summicron.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,620
Posted By Deardorff38
Smaug, I've always thought that in practice,...

Smaug, I've always thought that in practice, both the Olympus XA series & the Stylus were more ergonomic than the Rollei 35. I also didn't care for the strong shutter pressure required & the tinny...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,620
Posted By Deardorff38
Pan, Nice photo of the Rollei 35. I used many...

Pan, Nice photo of the Rollei 35. I used many of them. They were the hip climbing camera in the '70s. Never had one serviced. Always got some sensational photos. But I hated the way the camera...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-03-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,935
Posted By Deardorff38
KenR, "To paraphrase a great movie:" 'Either...

KenR, "To paraphrase a great movie:" 'Either you surf, or you print!!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks Good idea jsrockit

Thanks Good idea jsrockit
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Deardorff38
Thanks for the input Timmyjoe. I agree with you...

Thanks for the input Timmyjoe. I agree with you on the packaging end. Last week i received one box containing 2 boxes of 16x20" paper & a box of 11x4"..... with a gallon of liquid LPD ! Luckily the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-03-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Deardorff38
What's Going on with B&H Photo & Foma??

I just ordered a large amount ($1k) of LF Film and 16x20" Foma fiber based glossy Variant iii from B&H Photo. The Foma was now special order. In addition, i tried to order a box of 8x10 (100) of the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,843
Posted By Deardorff38
Vandal, Since i'm working on my long first coffe,...

Vandal, Since i'm working on my long first coffe, i'll sit back and give you my opinion. There are fewer people out there doing the work...but i'd suggest that now, we just have to send them further,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,843
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter, I have no idea on M6 & M7. I sent Don a...

Peter, I have no idea on M6 & M7. I sent Don a black paint M4 I had just acquired that needed a CLA. I also wanted it adapted to take a Leicavit. I called Horst Wenzel in Vancouver (still doing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,843
Posted By Deardorff38
"Out to Lunch" .... We just send them to Don...

"Out to Lunch" .... We just send them to Don Goldberg at DAG in the USA. Great work & reasonable turnaround. Since cameras became more plastic & electronics, ,no one is lining up to train as a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,843
Posted By Deardorff38
Looks like Sherry Krauter has a bunch of Leica Ms...

Looks like Sherry Krauter has a bunch of Leica Ms in your ballpark..... & nothing too rough.... essentially 650-1200 $

http://www.sherrykrauter.com/store
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,843
Posted By Deardorff38
Raid, Here's your 'rough' M3 with a jammed...

Raid, Here's your 'rough' M3 with a jammed shutter for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-02-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By Deardorff38
[QUOTE=peterm1;2909675]Dear Deardorff38 I was not...

[QUOTE=peterm1;2909675]Dear Deardorff38 I was not denigrating anyone and certainly not you (if that is your impression). I am simply making the point that we have been here many times always with the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,843
Posted By Deardorff38
I'd agree w/ Vandal 138. For example this rough...

I'd agree w/ Vandal 138. For example this rough M4... looks good except for the missing vulcanite for $850 (no it's not mine...) ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter M, The discussion only degenerates if one...

Peter M, The discussion only degenerates if one denigrates the opposite side of the discussion. The OP is right in that we're lucky today and have much to be thankful for...whatever one's point of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm all in for appreciation. That I can get...

I'm all in for appreciation. That I can get fiber-based baryta paper & film delivered to my door. Thanks B&H...from Canada. That Deardorff, Leica, Rolleiflex, Nikon et al engineered and built elegant...
Forum: Travel 09-01-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,176
Posted By Deardorff38
ktm, I'm not surprised the Nokton 50 1.1 is soft...

ktm, I'm not surprised the Nokton 50 1.1 is soft wide open...are you? The Summicron will do you right...every time. Yes & the weight & space saving too.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,841
Posted By Deardorff38
Joe, The real answer is whichever suits you, but...

Joe, The real answer is whichever suits you, but since you asked. I have a soft spot for printing from bigger negatives. I carried a Rolleiflex around the roughly 100mi/ 170km Tour du Mont Blanc &...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-01-2019
Replies: 2,421
Views: 354,721
Posted By Deardorff38
Don McCullin "Unreasonable Behaviour"

Don McCullin "Unreasonable Behaviour"
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By Deardorff38
Dogman, I hate to be a naysayer, but i never...

Dogman, I hate to be a naysayer, but i never drank the digital kool-aid. In 40+ years will someone be able to recover your digital files? Leica M9 and Sony's will be paperweights. Kodachrome was a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
2 unopened boxes of Zone VI Brilliant 11x14. I...

2 unopened boxes of Zone VI Brilliant 11x14. I always got great prints on that paper.....

also a used 20x24" easel.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-30-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,935
Posted By Deardorff38
Bill, It's a pleasure to see you here. I've never...

Bill, It's a pleasure to see you here. I've never gone to the darkside. I have a darkroom w a Beseler 45 w/ a Zone VI VC cold light & a Durst 138. Just this week I bought a used 20"x24" easel. With...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-29-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 495
Posted By Deardorff38
The OP asked about the 90mm f 4 Elmar ...

The OP asked about the 90mm f 4 Elmar C.....that's the one made for the CL.....takes a 5.5 series filter. I've still got a soft spot for the old Tele-elmarit 2.8.. the fat one
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,620
Posted By Deardorff38
With TMax 400 at $265 a box, I'm downsizing. ...

With TMax 400 at $265 a box, I'm downsizing. This is the replacement for my '38 Deardorff. There'll be more room too with one less enlarger in the darkroom. Guess i'll have to change my handle to...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-28-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,402
Posted By Deardorff38
Wonderful Erik!

Wonderful Erik!
Forum: Travel 08-28-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,176
Posted By Deardorff38
ktm, you've got it dialed. I would have no...

ktm, you've got it dialed. I would have no anxiety about hitting the road with just an M2 and a 35....come to think of it, i've done that quite a few times. Enjoy the journey...looks as though...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-28-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By Deardorff38
You're right there KF. But sometimes there's a...

You're right there KF. But sometimes there's a long wait for the light. And that's
O.K. My favourite LF photographer is Vittorio Sella (1859-1943) and he made images under all kinds of wild...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-28-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 84,461
Posted By Deardorff38
Although you asked this months ago & may have...

Although you asked this months ago & may have already acted on it. I would not suggest an M7 since parts are limited & repairs to the electronic may soon be unavailable. If you really want a meter...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-28-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By Deardorff38
Shorelineae, If you have a continued interest in...

Shorelineae, If you have a continued interest in possibly using large format, it's worth checking out the large format forum. https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/. There's lots of info...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
That's stunning Erik and a perfect match for your...

That's stunning Erik and a perfect match for your M2
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-27-2019
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,834
Posted By Deardorff38
Giganova..... Harry https://www.harrybenz.com/

Giganova..... Harry https://www.harrybenz.com/
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe. .... nice rant. I think the OP was...

Ko.Fe. .... nice rant. I think the OP was wondering if LF would work for him.....and his photo work ("I would like to use it as a 4x5 camera for landscapes while traveling or environmental...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko.Fe." This is why here is so many mediocre LF...

Ko.Fe." This is why here is so many mediocre LF landscapes, including Phortio."
Beyond this there are many mediocre photographs with iphones, P&S cameras, Leicas et al, medium format....mediocrity...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By Deardorff38
Shorelineae, I agree with Phil, AJ & Emile. I...

Shorelineae, I agree with Phil, AJ & Emile. I use 35, medium format and LF and no scanning or digital printing.... wet darkroom. A field camera is a terrific tool. BUT $300 in your country with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 5,588
Views: 969,137
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes indeed Erik & this one is clean & sharp. I...

Yes indeed Erik & this one is clean & sharp. I also prefer the 35mm to a 40mm so this one is perfect for the CL & with the VC 21 & 50 2.5 it's a complete and tiny kit for me.

Greg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-25-2019
Replies: 5,588
Views: 969,137
Posted By Deardorff38
The tiny 35mm 3.5 Elmar has become one of my...

The tiny 35mm 3.5 Elmar has become one of my favourite lenses. I couldn't bear to let it go when i sold my LTM. Clean crisp viewfinder & the spotmeter works....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-24-2019
Replies: 283
Views: 38,910
Posted By Deardorff38
"That's a lovely black Spotty. A black-paint...

"That's a lovely black Spotty. A black-paint S-series screwmount body is probably the last item on my Pentax wishlist...[/QUOTE]

Thank you, I'll have to put a battery in it. I would bet the meter...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-24-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 90,998
Posted By Deardorff38
Yes it is Erik. My favourite small 50mm....

Yes it is Erik. My favourite small 50mm. Character & beautiful build quality.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-24-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 90,998
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612945748_61...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612945748_6192e6736d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h4L483)IMG_9547 (https://flic.kr/p/2h4L483) by \ (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
Update: I bought a weincell & installed it in...

Update: I bought a weincell & installed it in the recently-acquired Leica CL. The meter now works like a charm.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48613441276_d515960bd1_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-24-2019
Replies: 283
Views: 38,910
Posted By Deardorff38
The 50mm 1.4 is a wonderful lens wide open. ...

The 50mm 1.4 is a wonderful lens wide open. Since i don't do digital, i needed a body too:https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47945556051_94a8484b66_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3Mvq8)IMG_8546...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-20-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
Chamonix 4x5 F2..... Downsizing from 5x7....

Chamonix 4x5 F2..... Downsizing from 5x7....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-20-2019
Replies: 103
Views: 2,891
Posted By Deardorff38
Well I do it the easy way. I typically use only...

Well I do it the easy way. I typically use only Tri-X, TMY-2 or FP4.... so i look at the ASA setting on my light meter. Apart from 35mm, virtually always finish a roll of 120, & all my 5x7 or 4x5...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By Deardorff38
Jerevan, I've used a Triopo carbon fiber, a...

Jerevan, I've used a Triopo carbon fiber, a manfrotto monopod & went back to a Gitzo. I've used them with Leica, Fuji 6x9, & Rolleiflex. For budget considerations B&H has this one:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,902
Posted By Deardorff38
approximately 500 sheets of 5x7... TMax400,FP4+,...

approximately 500 sheets of 5x7... TMax400,FP4+, Delta,Bergger,Efke. 100 sheets of FP4+ 4x5. 50+ rolls of 120 Tri-X & FP4. 10-20 rolls of 35mm TriX & FP4.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-19-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,641
Posted By Deardorff38
"The effect a Rolleiflex has on people"..... The...

"The effect a Rolleiflex has on people"..... The effect it has on me every time I print a 16"x16" or 20"x20" print from that 6x6cm negative from a '58 Rolleiflex T.....makes me shake my head. Such a...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-15-2019
Replies: 2,421
Views: 354,721
Posted By Deardorff38
Don McCullin, "Unreasonable Behaviour"

Don McCullin, "Unreasonable Behaviour"
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-15-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,269
Posted By Deardorff38
Me too Bill C, that's why i use the Kinderman w...

Me too Bill C, that's why i use the Kinderman w loader. The 120 version is pretty smooth...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-15-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 6,070
Posted By Deardorff38
"i do mostly travel/street shooting, so something...

"i do mostly travel/street shooting, so something not massive in terms of weight/size would be ideal." I've owned & used 35 & 50mm Summilux lenses, but for decades I chose the smaller, lighter...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-15-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,237
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm not a huge fan of American movies, & avoided...

I'm not a huge fan of American movies, & avoided the "Pirates of the Caribbean." But I enjoyed Johnny D in the movie "Chocolat." He does play guitar in real life. I'm willing to bet he'll do a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-09-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,269
Posted By Deardorff38
I use kindermann metal reels with the plastic...

I use kindermann metal reels with the plastic centres. They used to offer great loaders to match those reels. They consistently work like a charm
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-01-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
Leather case

Unused OEM leather case for Leica CL :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 1,096
Views: 238,163
Posted By Deardorff38
‘34 iii model f. Elmar 35mm 3.5....

‘34 iii model f. Elmar 35mm 3.5. Tri-x
https://flic.kr/p/2cgaz6K]https://live.staticflickr.com/4863/45460231785_2830893428.jpg[/url]IMG_7536 (https://flic.kr/p/2cgaz6K) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 1,096
Views: 238,163
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.flickr.com/cameras/apple/iphone_6s/

https://www.flickr.com/cameras/apple/iphone_6s/
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-31-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 6,573
Posted By Deardorff38
Black or chrome

Yes David... you should want an M4..... just like guitars... always room for one more especially a shadetop vintage one.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 4,140
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48421699291_f3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48421699291_f30f3f55db.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gLRSdk)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gLRSdk) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-31-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By Deardorff38
Leica CL

A 50 anniversary CL arrived yesterday morning, super clean and bright viewfinder. Don Goldberg will have the meter working in no time.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48421663487_36b37eeaf5.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,620
Posted By Deardorff38
Erik, You have exquisite taste. I agree...

Erik, You have exquisite taste. I agree completely.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 07-30-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 90,998
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48415751511_12...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48415751511_12bfc07935.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gLko9p)IMG_9306 (https://flic.kr/p/2gLko9p) by , on Flickr

not much bigger than an Olympus XA

w/ the tiny CV 21 &...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
my latest grab-n-go camera. shipped from Japan...

my latest grab-n-go camera. shipped from Japan friday...at my door in Canada 11a.m. tuesday. Free shipping. The elmar is a clean one i used on my old iii black '34. The rangefinder spot is sharp &...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,620
Posted By Deardorff38
Favourite? That's a tough call. When i'm in the...

Favourite? That's a tough call. When i'm in the darkroom printing...the Rolleiflex spans the gap. Always amazed at the perfect balance of size/lens quality/ size of negative. That 6x6 negative wins...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-30-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By Deardorff38
Just to harken back to the OPs original...

Just to harken back to the OPs original statement... he has both, both black, both meters work..... he's selling one.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-30-2019
Replies: 536
Views: 28,259
Posted By Deardorff38
An impressive looking prototype, both in...

An impressive looking prototype, both in appearance and images.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 647
Posted By Deardorff38
24mm 2.8 / 35mm f2 / 50mm 1.4 / portraits? ...

24mm 2.8 / 35mm f2 / 50mm 1.4 /
portraits? 85mm 1.4
landscapes & all around tele 105 2.5
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By Deardorff38
"it is just odd lens. And nothing really...

"it is just odd lens. And nothing really special."......
Better than a Jupiter ;-)


Bessa R..... https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=163802
Think i'll stick with the CL
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By Deardorff38
Opinions KoFe..... everybody has them. &...

Opinions KoFe..... everybody has them. & preferences too which often inform their choices....
I used the CL hard in the high mountains for years in the latter part of the '70s & they never failed...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By Deardorff38
I'll let you know in a week or so when mine...

I'll let you know in a week or so when mine arrives from the seller.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-28-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By Deardorff38
G I would suspect the scanner before the lens.

G I would suspect the scanner before the lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-28-2019
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,817,834
Posted By Deardorff38
That's a lovely clean M4 example Michael. No...

That's a lovely clean M4 example Michael. No wonder it followed you home.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-28-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By Deardorff38
Don Goldberg at DAG camera service does fine work

Don Goldberg at DAG camera service does fine work
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By Deardorff38
There are adapters or diode additions for all...

There are adapters or diode additions for all those 'old' cameras that used mercury batteries....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By Deardorff38
Ko Fe.... "They who live in glass houses, should...

Ko Fe.... "They who live in glass houses, should not throw stones".... don't you use a Canon with batteries?....& a Leica 'M digital?.... Don't your phone, computer & car have batteries??
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-27-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By Deardorff38
D, I have a soft spot for the CL... I used them...

D, I have a soft spot for the CL... I used them hard for climbing & mountaineering in the '70s without a failure. I just scored a clean 50th anniversary a couple of days ago...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By Deardorff38
Rifugio Lavaredo, Dolomites, Tre Cime...

Rifugio Lavaredo, Dolomites, Tre Cime area
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/31815739577_45cdf2a129.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QtrYW6)IMG_7735 (https://flic.kr/p/QtrYW6) by , on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By Deardorff38
Rifugio Tuckett & Sella . Brenta Group, N...

Rifugio Tuckett & Sella . Brenta Group, N Italy
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47944496113_ec272c4d78_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3G5kk)IMG_8544 (https://flic.kr/p/2g3G5kk) by , on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,508
Posted By Deardorff38
Peter, in simple answer to your question, in...

Peter, in simple answer to your question, in every case, i'd take the mechanical camera. I've travelled a lot with one camera over the decades. Failures are a very occasional issue & i've never had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
Leica CL, 50th anniversary. Waiting for...

Leica CL, 50th anniversary. Waiting for arrival.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48383662897_bf865a2aa1_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gHuVjr)s-l1600 (https://flic.kr/p/2gHuVjr) by , on Flickr
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-25-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,742
Posted By Deardorff38
I'm more likely to carry an M (film) and a...

I'm more likely to carry an M (film) and a medium format camera on longer trips. Not that i usually carry them at the same time though....
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,721
Posted By Deardorff38
Congratulations Helen.....you're one jump ahead...

Congratulations Helen.....you're one jump ahead of me..... i'm picking & choosing off the *bay at the moment....trying to find one with a working meter and a contrasty rangefinder spot. Looks like it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-24-2019
Replies: 248
Views: 13,703
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_8e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48225396821_8e43445954.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ)
IMG_9166 (https://flic.kr/p/2gtvLjZ) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/]
Dance Hall....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-24-2019
Replies: 248
Views: 13,703
Posted By Deardorff38
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48274260296_8e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48274260296_8ec0feb676.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gxQcJG)IMG_9190 (2) (https://flic.kr/p/2gxQcJG) by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/
St Francis of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-15-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,040
Posted By Deardorff38
https://www.diyphotography.net/discover-darkroom-s...

https://www.diyphotography.net/discover-darkroom-secrets-legendary-photographer-edward-weston/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-14-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,820
Posted By Deardorff38
Me too. That's a wonderful portrait Peter M!

Me too. That's a wonderful portrait Peter M!
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