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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Canyongazer
Good 'ole Fred Spira. I bought a Spiratone 400mm...

Good 'ole Fred Spira.
I bought a Spiratone 400mm pre-set "Girl Watcher" when at photo school in Santa Barbara, California.

Stopped down to f8 it was...pretty bad.
OTOH, I believe it cost 45...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By Canyongazer
FWIW Department. During my 30 year career...

FWIW Department.

During my 30 year career teaching photography I spend twenty of them teaching fashion photography, a one semester, every other year elective for photography majors.
Every other week...
Forum: Nikon RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,637
Posted By Canyongazer
Still, it LOOKS like it's fraught with danger and...

Still, it LOOKS like it's fraught with danger and looks is what we're all about!
:-)
Forum: Nikon RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,637
Posted By Canyongazer
Do you have an indoor cat, dog or an espresso...

Do you have an indoor cat, dog or an espresso machine? :)
Forum: Fuji X Series 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By Canyongazer
Kit #1 Two X Pro2 bodies 16 1.4 on one 35 1.4 on...

Kit #1
Two X Pro2 bodies
16 1.4 on one
35 1.4 on the other

Kit #2
XE 2
27 2.8
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 505
Views: 78,992
Posted By Canyongazer
My take away from this thread is that all...

My take away from this thread is that all religions seem goofy - except to the adherents of each.
Forum: Jason Schneider - The Camera Collector 02-28-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 999
Posted By Canyongazer
Long time - since 1966 - Modern and Pop...

Long time - since 1966 - Modern and Pop reader.
Look forward to hearing from you again, Jason.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-15-2020
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,278
Posted By Canyongazer
Me, too, Mr. Konica. I'm getting an "Invasion of...

Me, too, Mr. Konica.

I'm getting an "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" vibe. :-)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2020
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,886,964
Posted By Canyongazer
Never used it but know it has a sterling...

Never used it but know it has a sterling reputation.
Thanks for the reminder, Nick.
and, appropriately for this thread, I understand "some" were made in M mount.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2020
Replies: 7,561
Views: 3,886,964
Posted By Canyongazer
Having slogged through multiple pages on this...

Having slogged through multiple pages on this thread I was struck by the surprising number of 40mm lens, from various sources.
Surprising to me, anyway.


Also, gratifying since 40mm and its...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-05-2020
Replies: 89
Views: 4,270
Posted By Canyongazer
The link between photography style and commodity...

The link between photography style and commodity the ad trying to suggest always seems a bit off to me...

Me, too, Arch.
But at the same time I must admit we RFFs frequently do the same thing.
A...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 02-02-2020
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By Canyongazer
A few years ago I decided to give the X Pro 2 a...

A few years ago I decided to give the X Pro 2 a try.
Now I own two of 'em. :)
Happy and done.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-01-2020
Replies: 197
Views: 14,139
Posted By Canyongazer
Hey, Vince.... Been to Mora, NM? That is one...

Hey, Vince....
Been to Mora, NM?
That is one spooky place around dusk.
Forum: Photo Software 01-20-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Canyongazer
I use it and generally am happy. Sometimes I...

I use it and generally am happy.
Sometimes I forget the steps to post new work if it has been a while but I am rather a ninny when it comes to computers so that may be the problem .:)


I have, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2020
Replies: 62
Views: 2,329
Posted By Canyongazer
Going to Berlin and Poland for a two week photo trip

The Plan:

Two Fuji X Pro2's
16mm f 1.4 Fuji
35mm f 1.4 Fuji
five batteries
Two chargers

Retrospective 7 V2 Messenger bag
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-14-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By Canyongazer
Shooting almost all digital vis a vis 10 years...

Shooting almost all digital vis a vis 10 years ago.
Gave two away to a worthy recipient.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By Canyongazer
… and not leak much. Of my four, now reduced to...

… and not leak much.

Of my four, now reduced to two, Kindermanns, none has leaked---ever.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By Canyongazer
......... Agree

.........

Agree
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By Canyongazer
My Kindermann's date from the 1970s. I still...

My Kindermann's date from the 1970s.


I still have a 2 35s or 1 120 and

a 4 35s or 2 120s
which also came with a nicely designed and made lift rod (does not snag on reels)

All have black rubber...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-10-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 7,153
Posted By Canyongazer
You think Leica has...

You think Leica has problems...
ScarlettRumors.wow has it that Scarlett Johansson's belly button, if turned 90 degrees to the left, causes her bottom to fall off.
Forum: Other RF 01-02-2020
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By Canyongazer
Brett, it is so gratifying to see a worthy camera...

Brett, it is so gratifying to see a worthy camera adopted by a worthy parent such as yourself.
Happy shooting!
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-02-2020
Replies: 32
Views: 2,146
Posted By Canyongazer
Clicked the link to see the most beautiful...

Clicked the link to see the most beautiful camera.
Bit of a let down.
Rather brick-like in an Argus C3 way.
IMO, the Contax G2 is more appealing as an object d'art.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,548
Posted By Canyongazer
I suspect there is some degree of righteous self...

I suspect there is some degree of righteous self flagellation somewhere in the film shooters' souls.

(But not you, Helen...you seem to have wabi-sabi-ed your way to photographic mental health!)
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-26-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By Canyongazer
Nikon 28ti ? It's AF / M, though, no RF.

Nikon 28ti ?
It's AF / M, though, no RF.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-20-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14,139
Posted By Canyongazer
"Unfortunately, no one opened their...

"Unfortunately, no one opened their wallet."
That's too bad...excellent work.
btw all, follow Vince's link to his Direction One site for some top notch professional photography.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-19-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14,139
Posted By Canyongazer
Hope you have something other than coffee...

Hope you have something other than coffee available for the patrons, Vince.

It has been my experience that free, cheap wine and plenty of it opens wallets and check books.

:)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-18-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for posting this, john. Haven't heard of...

Thanks for posting this, john.
Haven't heard of KH for many years.
I do recall reading he had been asked how he got close candids even with a then exotic 20mm lens.
He said something to the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 7,771
Posted By Canyongazer
My Fave

The original non-metered version..."the straight F" as some call it.
Mine is black...bought the body used in 1972 for $75.00. Gussied him up (yes, he's male) with the screw on soft release. That...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-28-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 6,917
Posted By Canyongazer
Good God, no!!

Good God, no!!
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-09-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,841
Posted By Canyongazer
Agfa APX 100 at EI 64, 120 and 35mm Long tonal...

Agfa APX 100 at EI 64,

120 and 35mm
Long tonal scale, prints with black blacks.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-08-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,267
Posted By Canyongazer
Might have to sell a camera to finance dinner...

Might have to sell a camera to finance dinner there.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-06-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 3,245
Posted By Canyongazer
Black Nikon F, plain prism, body bought used for...

Black Nikon F, plain prism, body bought used for $75.00 in 1972.
It and an FTn added later were my main cameras until I bought an F100 in 2000(?). Thousands of rolls went thru that F tho not anywhere...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-04-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 3,653
Posted By Canyongazer
The more I read this thread the closer I come to...

The more I read this thread the closer I come to ditching the digital and getting a Leica M3 or Nikon F6.

OK, I am exaggerating...a little.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-01-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,091
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for that, Abbaz. The Kodachrome still...

Thanks for that, Abbaz.
The Kodachrome still looks so good!
The only trouble with having Lisa Fonssagrives as cinematographer is we don't get to see Lisa Fonssagrives. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 8,000
Posted By Canyongazer
Delighted to see you back here! Always enjoy and...

Delighted to see you back here!
Always enjoy and admire your work.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-23-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14,139
Posted By Canyongazer
Good to know. I will try it myself (Epson P600)

Good to know.
I will try it myself (Epson P600)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-23-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14,139
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Vince. Is the Baryta thin enough to not...

Thanks, Vince.

Is the Baryta thin enough to not require manual one at a time feed like Exhibition?
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-23-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14,139
Posted By Canyongazer
Interested Epson Exhibition printer here,...

Interested Epson Exhibition printer here, Vince.
Perhaps I missed it, but

Why did you make the switch to Baryta ?
Forum: Lomography 09-15-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,686
Posted By Canyongazer
and at the opposite end of the size...

and at the opposite end of the size spectrum...

737 airplane ... Boeing sold the first one to Lufthansa in 1968 and it is still in production.

In between in size but not longevity:
The Porsche 911...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By Canyongazer
Guess I'm more of a reader...

than a writer.

Noticed that this will be-is-my 500th post on RFF.
As you can see, it has taken me almost 10 years to get there.

I have enjoyed the journey very much indeed.
Thanks to the Head...
Forum: Leica SL 09-13-2019
Replies: 196
Views: 8,074
Posted By Canyongazer
Guess beauty is in eye of the beholder, kinda...

Guess beauty is in eye of the beholder, kinda like the R8/9...[/quote]


+1
It looks good and, as a guess, it will feel good in the hands, too, a sometimes undervalued consideration.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,590
Posted By Canyongazer
Epson Exhibition Fiber...I am 100% digital these...

Epson Exhibition Fiber...I am 100% digital these days.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-10-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,590
Posted By Canyongazer
"It must be ...variable contrast so you can make...

"It must be ...variable contrast so you can make split grade prints on it."
Erik, as a graded Brovira fan I must admit there are times that is an undeniable advantage.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-09-2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16,590
Posted By Canyongazer
Last post - one day ago The one before that - one...

Last post - one day ago
The one before that - one day ago
The one before that - 2014
:-)

Got me a bit nostalgic for the glow of OC safelights and sounds of running wash water.

Back in those film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-27-2019
Replies: 452
Views: 70,615
Posted By Canyongazer
Lyon, France Fuji X Pro2 35mm @...

Lyon, France
Fuji X Pro2

35mm @ 1.4


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1536071311.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-26-2019
Replies: 257
Views: 17,077
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1566829398.SEQ.0.jpgOviedo, Spain
Fuji XE2 12mm Zeiss Touit
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-20-2019
Replies: 104
Views: 11,507
Posted By Canyongazer
NICE! A bit off topic, Rob, but gotta say, your...

NICE!
A bit off topic, Rob, but gotta say, your chunky little Contax with its chunky little lens looks very appealing.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-14-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Canyongazer
Good photographer = Good clicks He's a good...

Good photographer = Good clicks
He's a good photographer.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-10-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,706
Posted By Canyongazer
Sevres-Babylon and his trusty Ricoh GR should be...

Sevres-Babylon and his trusty Ricoh GR should be all over this!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-10-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 7,415
Posted By Canyongazer
I do Rob, but the sign was red, the lettering...

I do Rob, but the sign was red, the lettering blue - they both recorded as the same shade of grey so it's unreadable.
Shooda used a filter. ;-)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 7,415
Posted By Canyongazer
Quite the Time Machine here. For landscapes I...

Quite the Time Machine here.
For landscapes I usually used an orange. Depended on where, when and what.


In fact. traveling Interstate 40 East into New Mexico there is a sign which states:
"Welcome...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-07-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By Canyongazer
Mike, I see you like your camera, integrated amp...

Mike, I see you like your camera, integrated amp and lap top in silver, too.
All four are pretty (not sure about the computer tho ;-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2019
Replies: 233
Views: 18,039
Posted By Canyongazer
re: "Bingley" Steve, your pics almost always have...

re: "Bingley"
Steve, your pics almost always have dense content front to back, not just in the foreground.
Complex design...very interesting work.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,853
Posted By Canyongazer
Not a Leica shooter but I bought a second Fuji X...

Not a Leica shooter but I bought a second Fuji X Pro 2 just so the Fuji 35mm 1.4 would always be mounted. The rest of the lenses have to take turns on the other body.


No doubt many M shooters use...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-12-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 2,225
Posted By Canyongazer
Love feeling a connection to this man.... He's a...

Love feeling a connection to this man....
He's a lifelong photographer, as am I, as are most of us on RFF.

Makes me both proud for that association yet at the same time humble as I struggle to work...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,218
Posted By Canyongazer
Originally Posted by jsrockit...

Originally Posted by jsrockit https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/themes/graphite/buttons/viewpost.gif (https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2398728#post2398728)
I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,218
Posted By Canyongazer
Nice Tiltall beneath your RB, narsuitus.

Nice Tiltall beneath your RB, narsuitus.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,218
Posted By Canyongazer
I see that almost five years ago I selected a...

I see that almost five years ago I selected a camera and lens combo but gave an incomplete answer.
The Nikon D800E, often on a tripod, is my choice when seeking the highest quality and/or...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-23-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 22,913
Posted By Canyongazer
Only slightly off your point, Dogman: I bought...

Only slightly off your point, Dogman:


I bought my 35 1.4 its very own XP2 so it would never to be unavailable.
The rest of the lenses have to share the other XP2. :)


Oh, and the small and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 8,085
Posted By Canyongazer
Mike, if the focus were on the woman's eyes...

Mike, if the focus were on the woman's eyes rather than (what I would call) front focused on the close edge of her hat...would that ruin it in terms of wabi sabi?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-10-2019
Replies: 5,602
Views: 988,249
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro 2 12mm f 2.8 Zeiss Luigi...

Fuji X Pro 2 12mm f 2.8 Zeiss
Luigi strap
Match Technical 15mm convex soft release
Mouse, Mickey cup



https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1560181818.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-20-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,403
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 What Greg said.

+1 What Greg said.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-19-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,895
Posted By Canyongazer
Nice to see your clicks here, Kuvvy, I always...

Nice to see your clicks here, Kuvvy,

I always admire your work.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-15-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 253,805
Posted By Canyongazer
Good advice, nightfly. Thanks.

Good advice, nightfly.
Thanks.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-15-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 253,805
Posted By Canyongazer
"have to get closer and more comfortable shooting...

"have to get closer and more comfortable shooting a 28"


Helen, I love looking at 28mm pics but two obstacles in my own work are

trying to organize/compose the "extra" visual elements in the often...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-14-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By Canyongazer
Hi Takkun, By all means...why restrict to two -...

Hi Takkun,
By all means...why restrict to two - 25/35/75 sounds peachy!


You may be on to something with the Topcor family resemblance. Good eye.


SLRs like Alpa 9, Topcon Super D, Canon F-1,...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-13-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 4,564
Posted By Canyongazer
Jeez that is a gorgeous piece of metal and...

Jeez that is a gorgeous piece of metal and glass.
When not taking pics with it you might want to take pics of it.


It would make a heck of a two lens combo with a 35mm, 'Lux.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,604
Posted By Canyongazer
Nick, I think Back Alley was leery of the cliche...

Nick, I think Back Alley was leery of the cliche Q.s such as :



"I am going to be photographing an Albanian wedding reception on the eastern slope of Petrus Mountains in late May...which SD card...
Forum: RFF News 05-02-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 2,326
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 Well put, Bill.

+1
Well put, Bill.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2019
Replies: 856
Views: 95,981
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1510254667.SEQ.0.jpg


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1542815735.SEQ.0.jpg


https://www.rang...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Canyongazer
Yes, that's what I thought at first, too Multiple...

Yes, that's what I thought at first, too
Multiple cleanings, nozzle checks made no discernible change. :(
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Canyongazer
Hi Robert, Nice to hear from you! Yes, you'd...

Hi Robert,
Nice to hear from you!
Yes, you'd think each generation of printers would become more reliable and less finicky but is it just the opposite?

Oh-oh...Epson offering rebates makes me...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-28-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Canyongazer
plum, Yesterday was the annual "Bring Your Big...

plum,

Yesterday was the annual "Bring Your Big Stuff" junk collection day here in rural Texas Hill Country.
Despite being raised in New England by a mother whose motto was "Use it up, Make do" I...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Canyongazer
Larry : 3800

Larry :
3800
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Canyongazer
Sorry Colton, don't follow you w/ "rendering...

Sorry Colton, don't follow you w/ "rendering intent."
I have gone through head cleaning protocol more than once with no change.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Canyongazer
Printing Blues revisited

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1549503351.SEQ.2.jpg


I have been having an odd problem of late. This problem came on suddenly for no apparent reason.
Dark blue...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-21-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Canyongazer
Steve, Godfrey, Robert...well said by all. In...

Steve, Godfrey, Robert...well said by all.
In fact, if they DID have the tonality, sharpness, color etc. of a conventional camera, be it film or digital, THEN one might say, "Why...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 4,938
Posted By Canyongazer
Yes, and a lot of people (me, for example) find...

Yes, and a lot of people (me, for example) find it uncomfortable to shoot strangers up close which a 28 often demands for street.

Winogrand smiles and sometimes fumbles with his camera, pretending...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-19-2019
Replies: 1,833
Views: 129,616
Posted By Canyongazer
<table id="post2877276" class="tborder"...

<table id="post2877276" class="tborder" width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="6" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td class="thead" style="font-weight:normal" align="right"> #1322...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 4,938
Posted By Canyongazer
I wonder if the folks who bring us the Ricoh GR...

I wonder if the folks who bring us the Ricoh GR wonder. :rolleyes:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-19-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 4,938
Posted By Canyongazer
The guy on the right 35mm Fuji 1.4. (50mm...

The guy on the right
35mm Fuji 1.4. (50mm equiv)


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1537198053.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-18-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 23,124
Posted By Canyongazer
Those are three BIG preferences, K. Sounds like...

Those are three BIG preferences, K.
Sounds like you had solid reasoning for your choice.

How is life with Fuji so far?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-17-2019
Replies: 698
Views: 23,251
Posted By Canyongazer
[I] Me, too Heavily cropped, OOF, flared and...

[I]

Me, too
Heavily cropped, OOF, flared and overexposed portion of a NEX 7 pic.
Sometimes I get lucky.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1555528022.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-15-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,825
Posted By Canyongazer
With two Pro 2s I use either 16 1.4 and 35 1.4...

With two Pro 2s I use either
16 1.4 and 35 1.4 or
35 1.4 and 56 1.2
OR
the 18-55 with one of the three primes above ��

Happy results and experience with any and all.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 4,189
Posted By Canyongazer
Brad, you clearly travel in more exclusive...

Brad, you clearly travel in more exclusive circles than do I.
I don't know even one person who has so much as heard of the Noctilux.
:)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,128
Posted By Canyongazer
David Hughes "Most cameras mentioned on RFF as...

David Hughes "Most cameras mentioned on RFF as so posh that they wouldn't speak to the likes of us..."

Best one yet.
Thanks, David. :-)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-01-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 836
Posted By Canyongazer
Many thanks, Tony. CG

Many thanks, Tony.
CG
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-30-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Canyongazer
Fortunately, she did not work in obscurity. Ever...

Fortunately, she did not work in obscurity.
Ever since the cinema verite of "Cleo From 5 To 7" shot on the streets of Paris in 1961, she has been rightly admired in France and around the world.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2019
Replies: 698
Views: 23,251
Posted By Canyongazer
Holy cow! that is a stunner...in many...

Holy cow! that is a stunner...in many aspects.
Well done, Helen.https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/45682849851_991f6911dd_b.jpg
Forum: Zeiss Contax 03-25-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By Canyongazer
Paul, over the years I have used many 85/90's or...

Paul, over the years I have used many 85/90's or equivalent in different formats all the way from m4/3 to 4x5....
It is a very useful focal length.
Enjoy!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2019
Replies: 698
Views: 23,251
Posted By Canyongazer
Nikon D700 70-200...

Nikon D700 70-200 2.8


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1553536211.SEQ.0.jpg



D700 Sigma 150mm 2.8...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2019
Replies: 358
Views: 47,559
Posted By Canyongazer
Oviedo, Spain Fuji X E2 35...

Oviedo, Spain Fuji X E2 35 1.4


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1553108071.SEQ.2.jpg


Spain Fuji X E2 18-55...
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-16-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 3,273
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for that link, b. Looking at their list...

Thanks for that link, b.

Looking at their list of "cons" I mostly shrug my shoulders and I'm guessing many if not most RFFers do the same:
Doesn't offer 4K video recording - don't care
Poor...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-13-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By Canyongazer
Laaarge prints

Back when I was teaching we occasionally would make 4 by 6 foot prints just for fun.
Fortunately, we had lots of hands and a large sink available.
After removing everything from the sink we'd treat...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Canyongazer
Sorry Ash, my mistake.

Sorry Ash, my mistake.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Canyongazer
Cold light on the 4x5?

Cold light on the 4x5?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Canyongazer
Beseler's motor is pretty cool...:-)..however,...

Beseler's motor is pretty cool...:-)..however,

The Omega is easy enough to raise and lower. (unlock, crank, crank, lock it)



I used them both (not at the same time) for about 20 years.
The...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-27-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Canyongazer
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/53150/med_U53150I1550630778.SEQ.3.jpg Thanks, Bushwick
Mysterious, well seen.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 8,594
Posted By Canyongazer
Pansonic LX3 at its widest Thanks Lynnb for...

Pansonic LX3 at its widest
Thanks Lynnb for suggesting posting it.https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1547316826.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2019
Replies: 470
Views: 38,387
Posted By Canyongazer
Historic Cesky-Krumlov Czech Republic

Fuji X100s


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1550782494.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2019
Replies: 470
Views: 38,387
Posted By Canyongazer
Prague Fuji...

Prague
Fuji X100s
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1550782442.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-21-2019
Replies: 470
Views: 38,387
Posted By Canyongazer
Paris Ile de La Cite from Pont des Arts Sony NEX...

Paris

Ile de La Cite from Pont des Arts
Sony NEX 7 19mm Sigma lens


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1550782442.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Canyongazer
They are the same pic I simply re posted

They are the same pic
I simply re posted
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for the heads up, Chris. How is it now...

Thanks for the heads up, Chris.
How is it now ?(looks ok on this end)
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-06-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Canyongazer
Printing Blues

Hi guys,
Here's a "new to me" problem that perhaps some of you have had and, I hope, solved.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1549503351.SEQ.2.jpg
Printing a B&W file...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,540
Posted By Canyongazer
The maintenance tray for my Epson 3800 finally...

The maintenance tray for my Epson 3800 finally filled up with surplus ink so I replaced it with a new one.
Not very exciting.
I'd rather have a lens. Or a camera. Or a pony.

Oh well, it was only $20
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 3,564
Posted By Canyongazer
Went to a presentation by Keith Carter Sunday. He...

Went to a presentation by Keith Carter Sunday.
He pointed out that all the photo processes invented for taking, developing and printing photographs have been replaced by a newer one.

BUT,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 4,485
Posted By Canyongazer
A bit off topic but.... In 2003, returning from...

A bit off topic but....

In 2003, returning from Paris after six weeks in France, with an entire suitcase dedicated to film, a jumble of mostly exposed 120.

As the official sorted through each and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,828
Posted By Canyongazer
Observations of a retired photography department...

Observations of a retired photography department prof:


* Most students are leery of SS because they think Paterson's will be easier to load. Initially, that is true.

* Once mastered, almost all...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,260
Posted By Canyongazer
Yes, I did....I believe that's all that is...

Yes, I did....I believe that's all that is available in the current version 2 iteration.
Fortunately, it looks very nice imo
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-15-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,260
Posted By Canyongazer
I have four. Mike, since you can say how many you...

I have four.
Mike, since you can say how many you have you are ok.
Those who guess "Ah, maybe 12....err wait, more like fifte...actually around 20. I think" may have a problem. :)

btw way, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 3,058
Posted By Canyongazer
Don't know how much is director and how much DP,...

Don't know how much is director and how much DP, but anyway
Knife in The Water (1962) Jerzy Lipman DP, (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0513512/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr4)Roman Polanski...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,869
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 What you said, Dogman.

+1

What you said, Dogman.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,869
Posted By Canyongazer
Canyongazer, circa 2015 Dear Santa, I wish for...

Canyongazer, circa 2015

Dear Santa,
I wish for an updated successor to the Fuji X Pro1.
They could call it the "Pro2" :-))

If you do, I promise not to whine for a Pro 3 in 2019.

I'll be done with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,684
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro2

Candid interior family pictures, Thanksgiving and Christmas get togethers.

X Pro2 with 35 /1.4 or 56 /1.2
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,972
Posted By Canyongazer
Sigh....

Socks.
I was hoping for an M10.
But, socks.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-16-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,429
Posted By Canyongazer
Jeez...thanks, Richard!

Jeez...thanks, Richard!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,228
Posted By Canyongazer
I do have the 18-55 on an X Pro2 pretty much all...

I do have the 18-55 on an X Pro2 pretty much all the time.

But still have the 35mm 1.4 handy on another Pro2 'cause it's just so darned good. I use it purposely whenever I can .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 118
Views: 5,025
Posted By Canyongazer
Copenhagen

Land of The Bicycle
Danes are orderly, highly skilled riders.
Fuji X Pro2 56mm Fuji


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1544739382.SEQ.3.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 2,918
Posted By Canyongazer
Nikon 70-200 f 2.8 D200 Somewhere "down by the...

Nikon 70-200 f 2.8 D200

Somewhere "down by the river" :-)


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1544739381.SEQ.0.jpg


I don't set out to make this sort of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2018
Replies: 76
Views: 2,918
Posted By Canyongazer
A 35mm Nikon lens with tilt adapter on a micro...

A 35mm Nikon lens with tilt adapter on a micro 4/3 camera. Wide open at 1.4
Scotland


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1544739381.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-13-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,429
Posted By Canyongazer
What fun---and such inspiration!---seeing what...

What fun---and such inspiration!---seeing what good photographers do with these cameras we endlessly talk about.

:-))


Thanks to all!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2018
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,875
Posted By Canyongazer
Late afternoon in Girona, south eastern...

Late afternoon in Girona, south eastern Spain.
Sony NEX 7 with the excellent Sigma 30mm.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1544636676.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3,654
Posted By Canyongazer
A subterranean stairwell in Prague. Kafka-esque...

A subterranean stairwell in Prague.
Kafka-esque indeed. :-)

Fuji X E2 18-55 @55mm exp comp minus 2 stops...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-27-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,127
Posted By Canyongazer
Loving these: Virtually anything Shab submits...

Loving these:

Virtually anything Shab submits is Gallery Pick worthy.


https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/28593/med_U28593I1543235949.SEQ.0.jpg


Lynn
Lines and Light!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-27-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,127
Posted By Canyongazer
James, Mcary, Roberthl Guth robert blu ...

James,
Mcary,
Roberthl
Guth
robert blu


Thank to all for the kind words.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-25-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 48,966
Posted By Canyongazer
at Cambridge

X E2 Fuji 27 f/2.8 pancake---a wonderful combination



https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/sml_U33823I1543160320.SEQ.0.jpg


slight brown tone added to shadows in LR
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2018
Replies: 496
Views: 94,321
Posted By Canyongazer
Lovely tonality in kitchen shot above, Bob. Fuji...

Lovely tonality in kitchen shot above, Bob.
Fuji jpeg but I'm guessing you post tweaked and/or adjusted in camera settings?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-10-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 4,854
Posted By Canyongazer
[quote=Skiff;2847137]And here is another report...

[quote=Skiff;2847137]And here is another report confirming the current F6 production in Nikon's Sendai...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-07-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,533
Posted By Canyongazer
"...long skinny overall but a bit pudgy in the...

"...long skinny overall but a bit pudgy in the mid section."


Hey, Peter! ...I resemble that remark!
except for the "a bit" part.:-(
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-05-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By Canyongazer
Stablizing 12mm Touit's Aperture ring

Unlike Zeiss for Sony, the Fuji X version of these lenses have an aperture ring.
Normally I would prefer it that way but the ring is so loose it can and does move without the photographer realizing...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-18-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 33,800
Posted By Canyongazer
Back in my Blad days I had your "leftovers"...

Back in my Blad days I had your "leftovers" -50-80-150- as that's what came with the used body I had bought.


Today I would come to the same conclusion as you...60 and 100 would be happily...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,134
Posted By Canyongazer
straight Nikon F (no meter prism)

straight Nikon F (no meter prism)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-17-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By Canyongazer
Enthusiastic +1

Enthusiastic +1
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-13-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 2,732
Posted By Canyongazer
Back lit translucence is tricky, for sure. As a...

Back lit translucence is tricky, for sure.
As a 40 year film user I must admit digital helps---a lot.

This empty cicada shell has varying sections of density and an "eye hole" that is just...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-11-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 2,732
Posted By Canyongazer
Suggestions for "light reading while facing the...

Suggestions for "light reading while facing the sun". eh?
Page Two and no one has suggested Jackie Collins and SPF 50 Coppertone?
Yes, beach weather has come and gone but still....
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-09-2018
Replies: 116
Views: 22,913
Posted By Canyongazer
Small 16 sounds good to me, too, Dogman. I'd...

Small 16 sounds good to me, too, Dogman.
I'd actual prefer a 2.8...two stops slower than the 1.4 should make a significant difference in size, weight and price.

Meanwhile, the 35 1.4 is still my...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-05-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By Canyongazer
Amen Brother Night! GW composed left to right,...

Amen Brother Night!

GW composed left to right, front to back, up and down simultaneously ...
the 28 shows a lot of "material" in the frame and more often than not some of it is moving around.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 10-04-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,984
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/sml_U33823I1537198053.SEQ.0.jpghttps://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1537198053.SEQ.0.jpg
My two Fuji X Pro2's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,794
Posted By Canyongazer
Sony NEX 7 Pages and pages of seemingly randomly...

Sony NEX 7

Pages and pages of seemingly randomly "organized" menu items , many such items titled in Sony-speak terms, intelligible only to the Sonyese.

Too much time spent pulling my hair out...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-24-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,455
Posted By Canyongazer
A strong influence is your anchor or pivot...what...

A strong influence is your anchor or pivot...what is your "normal" lens?
50mm?
35mm?
Something else???
I favor the 50 above all other lenses and do not care for nor do I own a 35.
Given that, I find...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-08-2018
Replies: 470
Views: 38,387
Posted By Canyongazer
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/U33823I1536424451.SEQ.1.jpg
Annecy, France
Fuji Pro 2 18-55...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-06-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Robert...I appreciate your appreciation. ...

Thanks, Robert...I appreciate your appreciation. :-)
CG
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,535
Posted By Canyongazer
Also, our own Bob Michaels, right here on RFF...

Also, our own Bob Michaels, right here on RFF

(and elsewhere, http://www.bobmichaels.org/Cuba_intro.htm)


Bob is an ace with the 28 and people.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-06-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 1,535
Posted By Canyongazer
Google Images for <Garry Winogrand> to see how...

Google Images for <Garry Winogrand> to see how its done.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2018
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,875
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, M. Taken in the old quarter---16th/17th...

Thanks, M.
Taken in the old quarter---16th/17th century---Lyon, France where they seem to like pastels...the light, both direct, indirect and dappled really make it glow.
Looks almost edible :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2018
Replies: 5,735
Views: 519,875
Posted By Canyongazer
Just Around the Corner Lyon, FR

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1536071311.SEQ.0.jpg


35mm Fujilux f 1.4
X Pro2
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-03-2018
Replies: 255
Views: 85,062
Posted By Canyongazer
Wabi-Sabi Chair

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1536006315.SEQ.0.jpg


Fuji X Pro2
35mm 1.4 @1.4
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-31-2018
Replies: 255
Views: 85,062
Posted By Canyongazer
Pro2 35mm 1.4 @ f 5.6

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1535748135.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 08-31-2018
Replies: 255
Views: 85,062
Posted By Canyongazer
X E2 35 1.4 @ f4

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1535727100.SEQ.2.jpg



Some people think the Fuji 35 1.4 is magic.
I am one of those people. :-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-21-2018
Replies: 660
Views: 99,051
Posted By Canyongazer
<a...

<a href="https://Introspection.zenfolio.com/p1040232165/e97eb821b" title="Two Tango"><img src="https://Introspection.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-2/p2548793883-4.jpg" width="800"...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-20-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,820
Posted By Canyongazer
What Skiff said +1

What Skiff said +1
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 2,966
Posted By Canyongazer
yes, crystal ball would be helpful. My uncle...

yes, crystal ball would be helpful.
My uncle Fred, heretofore known as "my Rich Uncle Fred" put $1,000 in to IBM in the early 1960s.
Don't know if he bought any screw mount Leica's...but he could. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,767
Posted By Canyongazer
Full Frame: Nikon D700 APS-C: Fuji X E2

Full Frame: Nikon D700
APS-C: Fuji X E2
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-26-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 5,604
Posted By Canyongazer
I've hung onto my X-E2 and recently bought used...

I've hung onto my X-E2 and recently bought used the excellent 27mm 2.8 pancake. Was going to have them welded together but in the end realized it would be much cheaper to simply never take the 27...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 07-25-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 5,604
Posted By Canyongazer
re: shoe I wonder what percentage of potential...

re: shoe
I wonder what percentage of potential customers for a $500 camera are itching to get a $200 OVF for it?
Forum: RFF Polls 07-14-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,415
Posted By Canyongazer
Since retiring a dozen years ago I've been...

Since retiring a dozen years ago I've been shooting, printing and exhibiting work in half a dozen different galleries, in half dozen different cities, hundreds of miles apart.
17x22 or 13x19 paper...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-12-2018
Replies: 147
Views: 53,166
Posted By Canyongazer
John, sun is high and slightly behind you? To me,...

John, sun is high and slightly behind you?
To me, it looks more like a light leak than flare.

CG
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,786
Posted By Canyongazer
I just last week got a 27mm 2.8 new-to-me Fuji...

I just last week got a 27mm 2.8 new-to-me Fuji pancake

It's a nice mate to the little XE2.
to me, the 40mm FOV is "right" in a lot of circumstances.



Have taken it out twice, quite pleased---
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-14-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 4,455
Posted By Canyongazer
Whaa?

So you sign up on RFF years ago to get tech help for your Zorki.
You get it.
No further inspiration to post until five years later you make a silly disparaging remark to the Head Bartender?

If...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-07-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 18,135
Posted By Canyongazer
Looks like an archetype RFFer "Moving along"...

Looks like an archetype RFFer "Moving along" there, Helen!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 3,659
Posted By Canyongazer
John, I've always pictured you as a blue oxford...

John, I've always pictured you as a blue oxford shirt and khaki pants kinda guy :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2018
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,540
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Shawn, I have high hopes. small camera +...

Thanks, Shawn, I have high hopes.
small camera + small lens



Some consider "41mm" a strange FL but I like it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2018
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,540
Posted By Canyongazer
USPS informs me the pancake Fuji 27mm f2.8 I...

USPS informs me the pancake Fuji 27mm f2.8 I bought from a Fred Miranda participant has arrived at my home in Texas Hill Country.
Presently I'm in Taos, New Mexico

Will introduce this lens to his...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-24-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 6,869
Posted By Canyongazer
Appreciate your observations and excellent write...

Appreciate your observations and excellent write up, Zoo. Quite valuable insights.
Hope you'll post more...It's been a while



Also, I admire your remarkable restraint.



Stay away from the lava.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By Canyongazer
Sony NEX7 Love part: Produced truly excellent...

Sony NEX7

Love part: Produced truly excellent images

Hate part: Navigating the ^%&# menus

Sold it: Hate part won out
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,717
Posted By Canyongazer
While 50 has always been my most used lens for...

While 50 has always been my most used lens for street and other applications, I will on occasion pull out the 85 just to change things up at bit. It is refreshing.

On the other side of 50, many...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-07-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2,486
Posted By Canyongazer
Joe, I had been considering selling my XE2 but...

Joe, I had been considering selling my XE2 but lately have changed my mind because of the 27.

As soon as there's a Fuji sale or I see a good used price I'm getting one to permanently mount on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2018
Replies: 323
Views: 26,181
Posted By Canyongazer
Sony NEX7 Baffling menu, even after months...

Sony NEX7

Baffling menu, even after months getting "used to it" , which I never did.
Clumsy user interface

Had to sell it...doubly frustrating 'cause the photographic results produced by this...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-02-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 13,708
Posted By Canyongazer
With some (few) exceptions, reading forums posts...

With some (few) exceptions, reading forums posts on DPReview is detrimental to your photographic health.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-02-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 13,708
Posted By Canyongazer
[quote=Beemermark;2780089] . I have an X-Pro2...

[quote=Beemermark;2780089] . I have an X-Pro2 (and two previous models), a Nikon D750 and an M9. Unless I need a special feature of the Fuji or Nikon, I shoot the M9.

This may be a large part of...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-22-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By Canyongazer
rf: I believe Fred Spira or one of his minions...

rf: I believe Fred Spira or one of his minions dubbed this "The Girl Watcher" lens.
Can you confirm or deny it suitable to the task?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,434
Posted By Canyongazer
Me in my preferred outfit for trans-Atlantic...

Me in my preferred outfit for trans-Atlantic travel...

Sleep mask,
airplane air anti-germ mask,
bottle of Xanax.

"Good night. Wake me when you can see Heathrow."

Cg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 3,939
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro2 with the 35mm 1.4 Bam!

Fuji X Pro2 with the 35mm 1.4
Bam!
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-13-2018
Replies: 176
Views: 42,529
Posted By Canyongazer
Looks like a Luigi...

Looks like a Luigi http://www.luigicases.com/a000-STRAPS-page.htm
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-10-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,688
Posted By Canyongazer
Dogman, three X P1s...sounds good. I have two...

Dogman, three X P1s...sounds good.

I have two XP2s and would like---but admit do not need---a third.
Following Rockit's advice--- only used and/or only if below four figures. There will be excellent...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-07-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,455
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks for the Inspiration, Guys

Michael Kenna, Keith Carter, Ralph Gibson....

Without the influence of that triumvirate---
I would still be a photographer
but a very different one.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-03-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 3,130
Posted By Canyongazer
ok, thanks for that faris. Keep on keeping on! CG

ok, thanks for that faris.
Keep on keeping on!
CG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 8,820
Posted By Canyongazer
"...a bug or a feature..." Nicely put, Larry! ...

"...a bug or a feature..."
Nicely put, Larry!
:)
CG
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 8,820
Posted By Canyongazer
I never liked TMax3200 altho agree with the...

I never liked TMax3200 altho agree with the "shoot at 1600" school of thought. Theoretically , you're overexposing a stop although many maintain shooting at 3200 is underexposing a stop. Kodak was...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-01-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 3,130
Posted By Canyongazer
Good stuff, faris! I particularly admire the...

Good stuff, faris!
I particularly admire the tonality of this B&W.
Are they OOC jpegs from the XT1? RAW conversions? Something else?
In any case, I join others with "More, please."
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-26-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 2,917
Posted By Canyongazer
My favorite focal length and I've had quite a few...

My favorite focal length and I've had quite a few but only on SLR's and faux rangefinders such as Fuji Pro2's...

except for a Voigtlander Color-Lanthar ... my one and only 50 on a real RF.
So, yeah,...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 2,038
Posted By Canyongazer
Jim Nachtwey’s photo essay on drug addiction in...

Jim Nachtwey’s photo essay on drug addiction in America. One issue, one photographer… The Time website will give you a significant look at the essay, but this one is worth buying the...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-19-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 13,186
Posted By Canyongazer
"...best combo ever!" Well, John, it would be had...

"...best combo ever!"
Well, John, it would be had Fuji not made the 35 1.4.

Chacun a son objectif :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2018
Replies: 9,248
Views: 924,540
Posted By Canyongazer
Fuji X Pro2

After coming over from Sony ---the NEX 7 is a capable camera but the UI/menus drove me bat$hit crazy :bang:---I moved to the Fuji X system

Liked the Pro 2 so much I just bought another one...two...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-30-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,728
Posted By Canyongazer
16 and 56 are too far apart for me. I can see...

16 and 56 are too far apart for me.
I can see
someone who favors wide choosing 16 and 35
Someone who favors longer using 35 and 56.

Joe, if you let us have three, then "all the above" would make a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-22-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By Canyongazer
Interesting question, Robert, and interesting...

Interesting question, Robert, and interesting replies.

I have a few excellent Fuji X mount lenses but quickly realized that using the 12, 16, 56 or 18-55 meant that my absolute, clear favorite, the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-14-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 14,920
Posted By Canyongazer
and Tom....:-(

and Tom....:-(
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-10-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 2,903
Posted By Canyongazer
+1 what Peter said

+1 what Peter said
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-10-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 2,903
Posted By Canyongazer
NO complaints about my one year old Fuji X Pro...

NO complaints about my one year old Fuji X Pro 2....
in fact, last month I bought another!
Now I can leave the fabulous 35mm 1.4 welded on one of 'em.
Bonus: Two cameras, one menu. :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 4,831
Posted By Canyongazer
"Knife in the Water" 1962 Roman Polanski D. Jerzy...

"Knife in the Water" 1962
Roman Polanski D.
Jerzy Lipman, DP

Starkly (in a beautiful sense), carefully composed B&W
Forum: Travel 12-02-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By Canyongazer
Impressively ambitious, Lucas! ...will eagerly...

Impressively ambitious, Lucas!
...will eagerly look forward.

btw, like John, I don't see #1---I'm on a MacMini desktop.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-23-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 8,503
Posted By Canyongazer
Actually, it's from Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

Actually, it's from Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-18-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By Canyongazer
"DOF is subjective and perceptual." Yup.

"DOF is subjective and perceptual."
Yup.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,979
Posted By Canyongazer
David, check your downloads

David, check your downloads
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-10-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Canyongazer
Thanks, Sunshine, All B&W conversions from RAW...

Thanks, Sunshine,

All B&W conversions from RAW or color jpegs were done in Lightroom.
A few were in camera Fuji at Mono + Yellow filter setting.

Using Silver Efex from time to time now but none of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 11-09-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Canyongazer
introspection.zenfolio.com

Good afternoon all,

My new website

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/sml_U33823I1510255335.SEQ.0.jpg

Mamiya 7ll 50mm

Looking for some feedback...comments here and/or in...
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-05-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 253,805
Posted By Canyongazer
Observations from a non-GR guy

I visit this thread often, my favorite on RFF.

You GR shooters are adept at finding beauty and / or meaning from the seemingly mundane and meaningless.
Most of you exhibit a "good eye" but it goes...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-28-2017
Replies: 255
Views: 85,062
Posted By Canyongazer
Lost and Found

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/33823/med_U33823I1509228262.SEQ.0.jpg
Fuji X PRO 2 35mm @ 1.4
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