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Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Day Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 544
Posted By mpaniagua
umm T4 'seems' flimsy :) but build quality is...

umm T4 'seems' flimsy :) but build quality is definitely there. I mean, it looked pretty toylike on internet but handling is pretty nice IMHO.

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 544
Posted By mpaniagua
Got some Konica as well. My favorite is the...

Got some Konica as well. My favorite is the Autoreflex T4. Have two T3 with sluggish shutters and hazed viewfinders. T4 is quite light and nice to use.

My favorite lens are the 40mm and the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 163
Views: 6,567
Posted By mpaniagua
Well, bought a 4x5 monorail camera (about $100),...

Well, bought a 4x5 monorail camera (about $100), a nice 90mm Large format lens (less that $100) and a bunch of 4x5 film magazines (about 15 of them for less than $20). This was days before WHO...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 240
Views: 7,891
Posted By mpaniagua
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/47399/med_U47399I1583439739.SEQ.0.jpg

Rolleiflex SL35e,Tamron SP 180mm f/2.5 Anniversary, Ultrafine Xtreme 400
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, take a look at...

Also, take a look at

https://www.diyphotography.net/how-i-removed-base-fog-from-old-film-stocks/

I think I used some of the recomendation on some very expired Plus X 100ft roll that wasn't stored...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree with suggestion about standard development...

Agree with suggestion about standard development time and benzotriazole if you have access to it. Look for internet about usage. That should lower fog.

I normally use stand development with Rodinal...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By mpaniagua
Backing it. I think it will go good with a Leica...

Backing it. I think it will go good with a Leica IIIf/M4 for indoors or tricky lighting conditions.. I go sunny 16 on outdoors.
Forum: Jason Schneider - The Camera Collector 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 981
Posted By mpaniagua
Welcome :)

Welcome :)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah I think, while an original Rollei product...

Yeah I think, while an original Rollei product (given the provenance papers), this may be shelved as an "Oddity"; there is market for this things (although I'm not part of that market). I think your...
Forum: Lomography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,717
Posted By mpaniagua
That looks amazing kuvvy

That looks amazing kuvvy
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By mpaniagua
Well, I got a reply from seller, which seems to...

Well, I got a reply from seller, which seems to be honest enough. The camera came from Rollei, with proper papers. He admit that camera indeed looks odd. Probably a r/d department item?

Marcelo
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By mpaniagua
Thing that makes me hesitate is that seller has...

Thing that makes me hesitate is that seller has very good feedback. Also, he said he got provenance papers:

Offered to you is this VERY RARE ROLLEI ROLLEIFLEX 2,8 E3 PROTOTYPE which has got serial...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By mpaniagua
light leaks shows white on photos though, so I...

light leaks shows white on photos though, so I would go for development problem. Or it could be an issue with the film itself,but not light leak to me.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By mpaniagua
oooh to keep the mint condition. Make sense :)

oooh to keep the mint condition. Make sense :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By mpaniagua
Same as me. But is ok. If people don't like M6,...

Same as me. But is ok. If people don't like M6, it may sell for a lower price someday. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By mpaniagua
Why? Because they bubble and stuff?

Why? Because they bubble and stuff?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By mpaniagua
even the battery cap is oxidazed? I thought that...

even the battery cap is oxidazed? I thought that was plastic? My M6 been in my wife safe care for some months now and started to forget :(
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2020
Replies: 50
Views: 1,357
Posted By mpaniagua
Nice suggestion Jamie. I would go with the Fuji...

Nice suggestion Jamie. I would go with the Fuji X-T3 with 18-55 combo. Light/small and practical; also cover the most useful fl for steer IMHO.

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2020
Replies: 50
Views: 1,357
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah same here. One body (ff) and probably...

Yeah same here. One body (ff) and probably 35mm/28mm.

50mm is too narrow for me and usually excludes context of the subject which may be important if shooting street. Don't get me wrong, love 50mm...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-14-2020
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks. Really enjoy objective review for service...

Thanks. Really enjoy objective review for service people. Sometimes people get all mad and state only the bad experiences. Your review points out to a great technician with an excellent technical...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,656
Views: 99,069
Posted By mpaniagua
Not really. Panatomic was available then (asa32)....

Not really. Panatomic was available then (asa32). That would be about f/2.8 at 1000th so about 500 ay f/1.4 on shadow. It was pretty different reality back then.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,656
Views: 99,069
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree. We are talking about indoors news...

Agree. We are talking about indoors news conference and the like. No flash either.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-12-2020
Replies: 1,656
Views: 99,069
Posted By mpaniagua
One point to consider is that film where slower...

One point to consider is that film where slower before , so getting a picture of a shadow area with a fast speed (since we are talking about news and fast action photography) required to use a wide...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2020
Replies: 1,656
Views: 99,069
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree on it being challenging, specially on b/w...

Agree on it being challenging, specially on b/w film. I fared better when using color/slide film. Charming lens nonetheless.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-10-2020
Replies: 1,656
Views: 99,069
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks for the update Kevin. Like everyone else,...

Thanks for the update Kevin. Like everyone else, I don't mind the wait.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-07-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By mpaniagua
Short aswer yeah, Leica M6/M5 are my primary...

Short aswer yeah, Leica M6/M5 are my primary camera. Got lots of cameras, from rangefinder, tlr, technical cameras to 35mm/120 SLR and snap shot cameras and I use them periodically, but most of the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-06-2020
Replies: 1,656
Views: 99,069
Posted By mpaniagua
If I remember correctly, lens has been delivered...

If I remember correctly, lens has been delivered to some people on China right?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-05-2020
Replies: 1,656
Views: 99,069
Posted By mpaniagua
Well, there is a note on google form that says...

Well, there is a note on google form that says buyers of summicron copy will have booking priority on f/1.2 replica so I guess yeah. At leas on planning stage I guess.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-05-2020
Replies: 1,656
Views: 99,069
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah make sense.

Yeah make sense.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2020
Replies: 43
Views: 1,163
Posted By mpaniagua
My bad. Actual sale price $900 average, even as...

My bad. Actual sale price $900 average, even as low as $650


Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2020
Replies: 43
Views: 1,163
Posted By mpaniagua
Whoa! you right! Did a quick search on the bay...

Whoa! you right! Did a quick search on the bay and yeah, more expensive!.

Weird since the Bessa where intended to be a cheaper option to Leica.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2020
Replies: 43
Views: 1,163
Posted By mpaniagua
Bessa T has a great light meter. Also it has a...

Bessa T has a great light meter. Also it has a M mount so all my lenses fit.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Photo Software 02-04-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 2,365
Posted By mpaniagua
Thumbs up for RawTherapee. I've used on the...

Thumbs up for RawTherapee. I've used on the past, along with Gimp.

RawTherapee for contrast, sharpness, etc. and Gimp for correcting negative scratches.


Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2020
Replies: 43
Views: 1,163
Posted By mpaniagua
Have used a Bessa R2, Leica M5 and Leica...

Have used a Bessa R2, Leica M5 and Leica M6.

Bessa R2 is quite a nice machine. Only sold it since I was using M6 most of the time and there where some medium formats cameras I was interested on the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2020
Replies: 41
Views: 1,541
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree with SolaresLarrave. Keep to those sellers...

Agree with SolaresLarrave. Keep to those sellers and all should be good. M5 is quite solid so if it is working right now, it should last you quite a few years, unless something extreme...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2020
Replies: 41
Views: 1,541
Posted By mpaniagua
Another think to consider is part availability....

Another think to consider is part availability. Not sure how much of an issue is this, but my guess is that it would be easier to get part for other M's with a common profile.

I would stuck with DAG...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2020
Replies: 9,246
Views: 923,000
Posted By mpaniagua
7 Artisan 50 f/1.1 :) Taking it along with my...

7 Artisan 50 f/1.1 :)


Taking it along with my Leica M5. Still on my first roll, but ergonimics are nice on M5. Probably a bit off on M4/M6 but fun to use on M5.

Using Ultrafine Xtreme 100 at 50...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2020
Replies: 9,246
Views: 923,000
Posted By mpaniagua
Who did you send it to for a CLA? Mine may need...

Who did you send it to for a CLA? Mine may need one on the near future.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, lets remember that source for used Leica...

Also, lets remember that source for used Leica are New Leica (they don't come out of thin air), so price increase will affect somehow. That is if you are interested on a currently produced Leica....
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-16-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By mpaniagua
Welcome to the forum!. I use my Bessa T from...

Welcome to the forum!.

I use my Bessa T from time to time. I think is one of the most neglected of the M Bessas. I find the rangefinder pretty nice on use. Since I'm used to viewfinder from my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-12-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,576
Posted By mpaniagua
Congratz with you wives guys. My wife (we...

Congratz with you wives guys.

My wife (we married 16 years ago) has very little tolerance for my cameras. She is always pushing me to sell the unused one. She is ok with the Rolleiflex...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2019
Replies: 9,246
Views: 923,000
Posted By mpaniagua
Thats a great lens :) I use it often on my OM4...

Thats a great lens :) I use it often on my OM4 kit.

Enjoy.

Marcelo
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,640
Posted By mpaniagua
+1 to that Marcelo

+1 to that

Marcelo
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-05-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,640
Posted By mpaniagua
I think it would be quite useful to share some of...

I think it would be quite useful to share some of you work and question what do you want to do with it. Like, make it more dramatic? more intimate? more casual? Then people can add suggestions on...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 11-05-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,162
Posted By mpaniagua
+1 on this. It depends on the camera. Seems my ...

+1 on this. It depends on the camera. Seems my OM1 can cope with this in a reasonable way (meter reading is more on the same ballpark with 1.55 and with MR-44. On the other hand, my Leica M5, there...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 921
Posted By mpaniagua
Here is...

Here is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 921
Posted By mpaniagua
umm you could get a Bessa T and a wide lens for...

umm you could get a Bessa T and a wide lens for less that $1000. A very unusual camera but nice for wide shooting. Modern handling, superb rangefinder, light meter, no viewfinder but since you say...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-31-2019
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,672
Posted By mpaniagua
But but but they are all the same!! :p Great...

But but but they are all the same!! :p Great collection Philip

Marcelo
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-30-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By mpaniagua
Whoa haven't though on that. I think I will give...

Whoa haven't though on that. I think I will give it a try with my Super Ikonta 532/16 next time I take it for a walk.

Thanks for tip.

Marcelo
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-30-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By mpaniagua
Most likely, corrosion/dirt got further on the...

Most likely, corrosion/dirt got further on the contacts. A flash could be discharged by firing it but I wouldn't really suggest to open up a flash if you are not familiar with this kind of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-28-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By mpaniagua
Try spinning while putting you camera sideways...

Try spinning while putting you camera sideways (battery area pointing to the floor). Spin a bit then test if it is loose and will come out. Test again till cap is released. Not sure if it is a common...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 16,444
Posted By mpaniagua
Whoa! almost reaching 3 pages!! Like said...

Whoa! almost reaching 3 pages!!

Like said before, FM feels cheap on the hand and M6 feels dense. FM has proven to be a greatly dependable camera so feels/looks can be deceiving.

SLR are way more...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-23-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By mpaniagua
I guess that is true. Most Leica equipment keep...

I guess that is true. Most Leica equipment keep their price either due to demand and for collector value. Demand is driven by user and collection value is drive by collectors.

No offense but people...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-23-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,394
Posted By mpaniagua
Not sure if it will qualify as as Barnack (since...

Not sure if it will qualify as as Barnack (since it is not a LTM but M) but I think Bessa T as a modern version of the Standard/I, since it lack a viewfinder. Nonetheless, is is really compact...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By mpaniagua
By the way, where are you located? probably would...

By the way, where are you located? probably would help to members suggest possible tech on your area. I don't think a CLA for iiic would be that expensive.

Marcelo
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By mpaniagua
I believe this could be fixed. Most likely...

I believe this could be fixed. Most likely camera was left unused by a long period of time. Shutter speed gears get sticky, grease/oil become solid, etc. If camera looks unused (mint) most likely...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-16-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,410
Posted By mpaniagua
LOL sadly I'm on that wagon :) Eyes and ears...

LOL sadly I'm on that wagon :) Eyes and ears getting a bit worse each yeah.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-15-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By mpaniagua
pretty nice Jake. Congratz on a job well done.

pretty nice Jake. Congratz on a job well done.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,410
Posted By mpaniagua
Dunno, Kiev 88 shutter sounds "industrial". Load...

Dunno, Kiev 88 shutter sounds "industrial". Load and metallic. :)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-09-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 911
Posted By mpaniagua
I believe the reason Mac don't really require...

I believe the reason Mac don't really require antivirus is because of 2 reasons:

a) Mac OS is basicallly a UNIX system that is more restrictive and controller than Windows counterpart and
b) Mac...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-07-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 76,672
Posted By mpaniagua
3 IIIf 3 IIf 1 IIIB 1 IIIC 1 IIIG M4 (2) M5 M6

3 IIIf
3 IIf
1 IIIB
1 IIIC
1 IIIG

M4 (2)
M5
M6
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-07-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 2,467
Posted By mpaniagua
+1 on Olympus OM1. Light body and light...

+1 on Olympus OM1. Light body and light lens.

Marcelo
Forum: Yashica RF 10-02-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By mpaniagua
Camera without battery will use a 1/500 fixed...

Camera without battery will use a 1/500 fixed speed, so you could use ISO 400 film with it and use Sunny 16.


Marcelo
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-27-2019
Replies: 188
Views: 9,309
Posted By mpaniagua
I think the reason people say that from the Elmar...

I think the reason people say that from the Elmar 3.5 is because there are a lot of them that are fogged. It is not a bad lens when clean. Mine was, and made the lens soft and contrast less. Once...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-25-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 3,336
Posted By mpaniagua
Only think that bother me is that integrated...

Only think that bother me is that integrated shade. It is really begging to be broken.

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,804
Posted By mpaniagua
I mostly use 2 kits (one slr and one...

I mostly use 2 kits (one slr and one rangefinder), which consist of a wide angle (from 18 to 28, depending on the kit), normal and medium tele (from 80 to 90 depending on the kit). Over the years ...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-24-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 3,336
Posted By mpaniagua
I don't know, that 11 fisheye seems sexy enough...

I don't know, that 11 fisheye seems sexy enough to me :)

http://www.ttartisan.com/M1128
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-19-2019
Replies: 462
Views: 64,489
Posted By mpaniagua
Wonderful!! Ilford Pan F 50 has proven a...

Wonderful!! Ilford Pan F 50 has proven a difficult beast for me. Really love the tonal range when done right.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,673
Posted By mpaniagua
By the way, any idea why is common to find haze...

By the way, any idea why is common to find haze on this lens? Mine had it as well. Most of the ones I've seen have it, even on otherwise perfect examples. Lubricant?


Marcelo
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,673
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks for the image Erik. Marcelo

Thanks for the image Erik.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,673
Posted By mpaniagua
Most likely lubricant. Probably it was CLA'd and...

Most likely lubricant. Probably it was CLA'd and left alone, without use. Probably exercise a bit (a day or two?) to see if it improve?

My Elmar 35mm is quite easy to focus but aperture is a bit...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 8,062
Posted By mpaniagua
Just a...

Just a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 8,062
Posted By mpaniagua
Rolleicord, overcast day, on Ultrafine Xtreme...

Rolleicord, overcast day, on Ultrafine Xtreme...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By mpaniagua
umm probably a bit lower, since 12 ISO - 2 Stops...

umm probably a bit lower, since 12 ISO - 2 Stops = 3 ISO? I'm I wrong?

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By mpaniagua
Leica M6 lowest is ISO 6. On my SL35E, 25 ISO....

Leica M6 lowest is ISO 6.

On my SL35E, 25 ISO. It has +/-2 Exposure compensation, so aroung ISO 6 as well.

Marcelo.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,884
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree with that. That way, any info/constructive...

Agree with that. That way, any info/constructive contribution would remain and help others.

Don't really think deleting post would be a good option.

Marcelo.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-13-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By mpaniagua
I think it is dark slide error. Dark slide wasn't...

I think it is dark slide error. Dark slide wasn't probably pushed all the way in.


Marcelo.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-13-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,178
Posted By mpaniagua
If you are thinking about selling, I would...

If you are thinking about selling, I would suggest to pass the CLA to the next owner. Normally I do CLA for cameras I'm planning on using regularly, or an camera that I got cheap and can sell with a...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-13-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,637
Posted By mpaniagua
Seems that way. Although 1 liter envelope seems...

Seems that way. Although 1 liter envelope seems like going discontinued.

Marcelo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,599
Posted By mpaniagua
Good to know. Thanks Marty.

Good to know. Thanks Marty.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,599
Posted By mpaniagua
I think they are talking about silver printing.

I think they are talking about silver printing.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-12-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,599
Posted By mpaniagua
Sorry but it was meant as a joke. Yeah agree...

Sorry but it was meant as a joke.

Yeah agree with you. Kodak bid was on TMAX. Really, for a diminishing market/demand, they couldn't afford to keep machines running for two different products...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-12-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,637
Posted By mpaniagua
Cal Yeah you may be right about that about FP4....

Cal
Yeah you may be right about that about FP4. Probably even a bit slower.

Haven't used HP5 much, and when I did I pushed to 800 most of the time so not sure how it behave at box speed.

I guess...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-12-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,637
Posted By mpaniagua
So using 1+1 for 1 35mm roll, 1+1 dilution,...

So using 1+1 for 1 35mm roll, 1+1 dilution, about 125ml got me on the safe side then?

Yeah agree on you about Plus X. To be honest, no idea what spectral sensitivity is but yes, FP4 looks...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-11-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,637
Posted By mpaniagua
On the other hand, someone may use stock, which...

On the other hand, someone may use stock, which is 4 rolls per liter :)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-11-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,637
Posted By mpaniagua
Like Dennis said, different dilutions will wield...

Like Dennis said, different dilutions will wield different amounts. I, like Dennis use 1+1 dilution, since I'm most comfortable/happy with results I get at that dilution, as well as the developing...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-11-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,637
Posted By mpaniagua
umm my single reel stainless steel tank is 250ml,...

umm my single reel stainless steel tank is 250ml, so on 1+1 it will result on 8 rolls per liter.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-11-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 3,637
Posted By mpaniagua
Normally get the 1 liter version locally. Will...

Normally get the 1 liter version locally. Will take a look at local store today and some just in case :)


Thanks for letting us know.

Marcerlo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,599
Posted By mpaniagua
By the way, any development suggestions to make...

By the way, any development suggestions to make FP4 looks like Plus-X?

Marcelo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,599
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, I guess. FP4 looks close enough to Plus X....

Yeah, I guess. FP4 looks close enough to Plus X. Still got about 8-9 rolls on the freezer. Panatomic and Plus X where my favorite films. Wasn't that hot for Tri-X. I suppose I thought it was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,599
Posted By mpaniagua
Basically they didn't make the cut because there...

Basically they didn't make the cut because there was not enough demand.


So, in other words, it is because you people didn't bought enough of it. Hope you are happy about it.

:D

Marcelo.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree. Ultrafine xtreme on 120 (either the 100 or...

Agree. Ultrafine xtreme on 120 (either the 100 or 400) is actually pretty good).

I would say it is a very competent film. If something base (acetate?) is a bit on the thin side.

I wouldn't use...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-10-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By mpaniagua
umm probably Vuescan relies on some configuration...

umm probably Vuescan relies on some configuration file from Silverfast? I use a Plustek 8100i with Silverfast for my 35mm negatives and once use it with Vuescan but go back to Silverfast since...
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-10-2019
Replies: 188
Views: 9,309
Posted By mpaniagua
You should had said you got the kit for a bunch...

You should had said you got the kit for a bunch of cash, otherwise I wouldn't feel to envious :p

Seriously, both Summitar and Elmar 3.5 give a very particular mood, so I'm sure you will have serious...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-09-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,674
Posted By mpaniagua
Wonderful pictures Erik. Summilux is one of my...

Wonderful pictures Erik. Summilux is one of my favorites lens. Love its rendering. Kinda creamy is I may say so. Love it on Ilford Delta 1000

Marcelo.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2019
Replies: 9,246
Views: 923,000
Posted By mpaniagua
By the way, try to use some other way to share...

By the way, try to use some other way to share your images :eek:

This may be not Work safe.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2019
Replies: 9,246
Views: 923,000
Posted By mpaniagua
as long as focus is not stuck and lens are ok I...

as long as focus is not stuck and lens are ok I guess there is no problem :).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-04-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,800
Posted By mpaniagua
It get spots metering when you press the spot...

It get spots metering when you press the spot button, otherwise is center metering, unless you use highlight/shadow mode, which either over/under expose accordingly.

Spot is mostly used for zone...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-03-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,800
Posted By mpaniagua
Great photos Charles. It is a well know fact...

Great photos Charles.

It is a well know fact that Yoshihisa Maitani admired Leica design and workmanship so no wonder.

One of my favorite lens are the 28 f/2.8, 50 f/1.8 and 100 f/2.8. Real...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,183
Posted By mpaniagua
Hard to say but M5 is becoming my favorite since...

Hard to say but M5 is becoming my favorite since I got a battery adapter (air cells are cheap but it is a pain to replace so often). On the medium format side, Bronica ETRS is slowly becoming my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, that is very likely. I'm already printing...

Yeah, that is very likely. I'm already printing some adapters, handles and other pieces on my own. What keeps a person with a full set of parts (say parts for non meter Leicas) from drawing them...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By mpaniagua
Could be, but problem with that is the huge used...

Could be, but problem with that is the huge used camera market. I live on Mexico, and following the car analogy, new cars dealers are facing a huge competition from used car market. Why buy a $20k+...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By mpaniagua
It depends. Example, Olympus Pen F, Leica M5,...

It depends. Example, Olympus Pen F, Leica M5, Rolleiflex SL66, etc. Fewer people services/fix them now, which in turn they became a dead end. Rolleiflex SL66 became that way with me, with few...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-03-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By mpaniagua
I think it mostly depends on demand. I enough...

I think it mostly depends on demand. I enough demand, circuits could be made that would mimic original ones. Also, mechanical parts could be 3d printed. Today plastic/nylon is pretty durable so I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By mpaniagua
She got quite the beauties. Thanks for...

She got quite the beauties. Thanks for sharing.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By mpaniagua
Rough, but completely agree with you.

Rough, but completely agree with you.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-02-2019
Replies: 63
Views: 2,731
Posted By mpaniagua
I think it will require lots of patience and...

I think it will require lots of patience and luck. They come once and again, but problem is, you are not the only one looking for them.


I've sold some of my Leicas on the past (from pristine to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,576
Posted By mpaniagua
Since I do most of my photos on b/w and C41, All...

Since I do most of my photos on b/w and C41, All my Leica LTM photos are done without a light meter, using sunny 16. I agree with OP, is kinda mystical and refreshing :)

On medium format, somehow I...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-22-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks for the links aizan.

Thanks for the links aizan.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-22-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By mpaniagua
Have anyone used Drupal? A client I work for is...

Have anyone used Drupal? A client I work for is moving to Drupal from Wordpress so curious is there is any difference/advantage. Considering creating a blog for my photos, just for fun not business...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-22-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By mpaniagua
Sure you will be pleased. Have a 330f and a C3...

Sure you will be pleased. Have a 330f and a C3 with several lens. Had tried multiple systems over the years but 330f have never let me down.

Really recommend the paramender accessory. Pretty...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
Paypal denied a claim for payment today. So much...

Paypal denied a claim for payment today. So much for Paypal. Claimed services was not delivered. Was my last effort to get something back.

Getting camera back and selling it (along with lens and...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 08-21-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By mpaniagua
sure sound like it is off. I would return the...

sure sound like it is off. I would return the camera if I where you (if possible) or get a partial refund to send it to a tech. Alignment or a CLA would take about $200 to $300.

Marcelo
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-21-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By mpaniagua
Image on a monitor comes from info (real info)...

Image on a monitor comes from info (real info) that exist somewhere. Only difference with a printed image/negative is the storing medium stored and the way you use to display it. Silver is used on...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-20-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By mpaniagua
Great gadget. Besides using on a tabletop, you...

Great gadget. Besides using on a tabletop, you can put the legs on your chest to gain better support. I can usually shot at 15th with no problem with it.

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-19-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,661
Posted By mpaniagua
Don't got any Leica R bodies but Leica R lens are...

Don't got any Leica R bodies but Leica R lens are great on my Canon 6d. Elmarit 35 is one of the lens that is normally attached to it, as well as Summilux 50 and 90.

Great lens. Love the way they...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-19-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By mpaniagua
And just if you are wondering: On January 9,...

And just if you are wondering:

On January 9, 1839, the French Academy of Sciences announced the Daguerreotype process. On August 19, the French government purchased the patent and announced the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-19-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By mpaniagua
Happy International Day of Photography

A bit late, but just realized today is the International Day of Photography :D



Happy day for all photographers around the world. Be sure to take plenty of photos.


Marcelo
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-19-2019
Replies: 104
Views: 11,446
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree on Op-tech. Use it on Mamiya 330 and 645 as...

Agree on Op-tech. Use it on Mamiya 330 and 645 as well as on Kiev 88. Very very nice on heavy cameras.

Also, it is great on Leica M5.

Very comfortable and practical.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-17-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,309
Posted By mpaniagua
Just got myself one of those from the big auction...

Just got myself one of those from the big auction site. Normally used air cells before, but they really last next to nothing. True, they are cheap but its a pain to change them so often. Hope it...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-16-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By mpaniagua
You beat me to it ray, was thinking the same...

You beat me to it ray, was thinking the same thing since I got my Summilux 50mm near. It has a 13, meaning it is a 51.3mm.

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks everyone. Will escalate to Paypal, since...

Thanks everyone. Will escalate to Paypal, since discussion with technician is not going anywhere. He just copy/pasted the same answer he gave to me by email and put that I simply don't want to pay...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
At least technician took it back for repair. He...

At least technician took it back for repair. He insist I just don't want to pay for repair :(
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
Since part of the payment was done using Paypal,...

Since part of the payment was done using Paypal, I'm putting a case for resolution. Perhaps will need to escalate for resolution. Hope I at least get the body back without further investment. At...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks. Will take that advise. Regards Marcelo

Thanks. Will take that advise.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
I'm pretty sure he is capable of fixing. My guess...

I'm pretty sure he is capable of fixing. My guess is that, since first time fix was due to impact damage, he is maybe mistaking possible signs from previous impact and thinking problem is related to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
No good. Tech is the manager/owner, already...

No good. Tech is the manager/owner, already spoke with the higher up person.

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
Charge was made on December/January so no good. ...

Charge was made on December/January so no good. Getting another body seems like the way to go. Just hope it doesn't need a repair or I'm back to square one ;)

Thanks

Marcelo
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
Not getting any kind of refund for previous...

Not getting any kind of refund for previous repair. Tech keep saying "Impact damage voids the warranty." even through there was no second impact damage. Probably there is something that was not...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By mpaniagua
SL66 Bite the bullet?

Probable rant warning.

Last December I send my SL66 to fix after I accidentally dropped the camera (well, carrying bag strap unlatched and the whole bag was dropped). Camera shutter disengaged and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 6,275
Posted By mpaniagua
I'm well stocked on the 35mm RF department. ...

I'm well stocked on the 35mm RF department. Most likely a T3 with any lens or probably a Bronica SQ with some lens when December arrives.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,787
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, lets keep in mind R2 build quality is way...

Also, lets keep in mind R2 build quality is way better than Bessa R. Can't really find anything wrong with R2, besides being a little bit more noisy. Also, you get 35 framlines.

Regards.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-29-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,787
Posted By mpaniagua
For me, Besa R2, no discussion. Sold mine...

For me, Besa R2, no discussion. Sold mine because I used my M6 more, but great viewfinder and frame lines. No battery dependent and service readily available from bartender. Also, it comes in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By mpaniagua
Thats the struggle I face. I won't say she is...

Thats the struggle I face. I won't say she is non-photogenic but rather elusive. She doesn't like her portrair taken. And when she comply, she pourposely put a rather weird face :).


My solution is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-23-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 4,368
Posted By mpaniagua
ummm reading this post prompted me to stop...

ummm reading this post prompted me to stop selling my Leica M stuff :). Sold some of them to finance some medium format repairs and equipment.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By mpaniagua
Looks great. Thanks for sharing.

Looks great. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By mpaniagua
well as long as you don't mind people peeking at...

well as long as you don't mind people peeking at your private photos I see no problem :)

Also, be sure not to include any umm NSFW content in there ;)
Forum: Jim Lager - Leica Historian 07-22-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 4,033
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, Volkswagen Bettle (the old one) would be...

Also, Volkswagen Bettle (the old one) would be Nazi memorabilia as well :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By mpaniagua
I would say it depends on the subject. I usually...

I would say it depends on the subject. I usually go for b/w (most of the times) when I think the current lighting (either natural or artificial) create an interesting mood, or when it would create a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-22-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,796
Posted By mpaniagua
Would say Solinette III. Great lens (either tha...

Would say Solinette III. Great lens (either tha Apotar or Solinar are great). Bellow are not really a problem, never got any problem with those. ...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-18-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By mpaniagua
Also a faithful reader of Shutterbug Ads. My...

Also a faithful reader of Shutterbug Ads. My father was a subscriber for as long as I remember. Thanks for the background story.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-18-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 3,997
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree as well :) Would really be interested if...

Agree as well :) Would really be interested if they make something like this onf LTM.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,581
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, agree on that too. M4 feels more solid. By...

Yeah, agree on that too. M4 feels more solid.

By the way, both my cars are Toyota :) (Corolla and Rav4) and couldn't be happier (mostly because my wife is happy ;))
Marcelo
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,581
Posted By mpaniagua
Again, if you find a freshly CLA M4-P, go for it....

Again, if you find a freshly CLA M4-P, go for it. I guess most important criteria is condition.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,581
Posted By mpaniagua
1.- Really important. You are talking about...

1.- Really important. You are talking about $200-500 CLA charges here.
2.- Depends on what is to be done on the CLA. For a regular CLA, I would go for Youxin Ye (yyyeCamera). For a complete...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2019
Replies: 78
Poll: M4 or M4-P
Views: 2,581
Posted By mpaniagua
In the technical sense, it isn't. On the...

In the technical sense, it isn't. On the enjoyment and usage it may be. It depends on the user. If the enjoyment or user experience is not at issue, probably M4-P would be better.

Also, investment...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By mpaniagua
I would agree is pretty bad manners. I've sold...

I would agree is pretty bad manners. I've sold things here and never had anything but wonderful experiences with buyers.

Lets just clarify that the described problem is not a general practice but an...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,183
Posted By mpaniagua
Difficult. Probaly Bronica ETRS :)

Difficult. Probaly Bronica ETRS :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, be sure to cut the film lead properly. I...

Also, be sure to cut the film lead properly. I had that issue on my firs Zorky and film cassette got stuck (film lead was too short). It should be aroun 10cm (perhaps a bit...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-01-2019
Replies: 205
Views: 10,396
Posted By mpaniagua
My older cat (10yrs) seems to have this habit,...

My older cat (10yrs) seems to have this habit, not sure if due to old age or due to overeating. Sometimes hairball treatments (those found on Walmart that seems like small lube tubes) seems to...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-01-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By mpaniagua
umm I've used Zorki and Zorki C camearas and...

umm I've used Zorki and Zorki C camearas and haven't had this problem. Not sure if cameras where modified before I got them but have been using regular Ilford and Kodak cassetes (as well as black...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-28-2019
Replies: 205
Views: 10,396
Posted By mpaniagua
He kinda enjoy wearing a collar or harness. He...

He kinda enjoy wearing a collar or harness. He stay and wait till I put that on him. I suppose it make him feel important or something.

The white one don't though. He likes the collar but not the...
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-28-2019
Replies: 205
Views: 10,396
Posted By mpaniagua
Damn cat looks amazing :)

Damn cat looks amazing :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-27-2019
Replies: 547
Views: 69,185
Posted By mpaniagua
Hope cats...

Hope cats...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,978
Posted By mpaniagua
You should smell FSU cameras, especially those...

You should smell FSU cameras, especially those that come with a case :D Love those cameras though.

Marcelo
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-26-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree. Old Fujinon glass are quite ok but don't...

Agree. Old Fujinon glass are quite ok but don't get much attention. I got some for a Fujica AX3 that get pretty nice results.


Enjoy the camera Howard

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Chris Crawford 06-26-2019
Replies: 205
Views: 10,396
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks for the story Chris. Cats are pretty...

Thanks for the story Chris. Cats are pretty awesome companions.


Here are my two cats. They seldom get into arguments but most of the time they are good...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-26-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By mpaniagua
For what is worth, I had the same issue with my...

For what is worth, I had the same issue with my Summicron 35mm on my M5. It won't lock correctly unless it give it a little push. Not really something that I like so I refrain using that lens on the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-21-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah thought so myself too :) Actually put a...

Yeah thought so myself too :) Actually put a smile on my face :)

Thanks for post.

Marcelo
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-21-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By mpaniagua
Really good advise. Plenty of respectable...

Really good advise. Plenty of respectable technicians so better go one that seems respectable.

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 4,443
Posted By mpaniagua
Agree. They are very much back in the game. ...

Agree. They are very much back in the game. Design is so sexy. To be honest,this is the first MFD camera that really make me start thinking about selling my Leicas/Rolleiflexes.

Good job...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 922
Posted By mpaniagua
Good thinking. I got one and it really add bulk...

Good thinking. I got one and it really add bulk to the camera, and, IMHO, it make it kinda ugly (used sometimes on my M4-P).

Regards.

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,369
Posted By mpaniagua
Probably would go Nikon for color and Leica for...

Probably would go Nikon for color and Leica for B/W. Both are equally good on either film, but somehow seems more appropriate that Leica gets the b/w.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 06-10-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,106
Posted By mpaniagua
Wow I think that somehow unethical. I mean,...

Wow

I think that somehow unethical. I mean, people supported the thing and other are getting that on advance?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-10-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,418
Posted By mpaniagua
Also, I own both IIIg and IIIf with self timer. ...

Also, I own both IIIg and IIIf with self timer. I tend to use IIIf most of the time, since I seldom use the 90mm lens. I use more 35/28mm and 50mm so, for me, not worth it.

Marcelo
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-10-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 2,418
Posted By mpaniagua
$250-300 for a clean one. With Clean I mean no...

$250-300 for a clean one. With Clean I mean no scratches/haze/fungus.


I got one and they have some interesting/cute bokeh, but, IMHO, they are hard to work with. Not useless by any any measure, but...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-04-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By mpaniagua
umm have not been on Barcelona or Lisboa, but...

umm have not been on Barcelona or Lisboa, but 35mm sound about right for travel photography. 35mm will allow to create some decent landscape images and still be really useful for general street...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-04-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 10,903
Posted By mpaniagua
Orange vs apples. Some people like orange better...

Orange vs apples. Some people like orange better that apples. Build quality wise, Canon's are great. As good as Leica M3/M2? Are orange better than apples? no, they are different. For me, at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By mpaniagua
Congratz!! Things like that offer some very nice...

Congratz!!

Things like that offer some very nice oportunities to grow you skills.

Marcelo
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-28-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 9,333
Posted By mpaniagua
It was kinda sad. Saved to get this scanner and...

It was kinda sad. Saved to get this scanner and eventually couldn't find it anywhere. For the time being, I'm using an Epson V600 that meets my current medium format needs.

I got a 35mm Plustek...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-23-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2,122
Posted By mpaniagua
They are both old by now :) so that wouldn't be...

They are both old by now :) so that wouldn't be an argument for me.

I would say matter of taste. I enjoy the Classic and it has never let me down, although I agree that speed dial is nicer on the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-20-2019
Replies: 93
Views: 3,507
Posted By mpaniagua
I think this post is proof enough that man can...

I think this post is proof enough that man can talk about emotions not just gear :)

I think oversimplifying a person (or worst, a sex) character or behavior is pretty silly. Everyone is different...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,203
Posted By mpaniagua
Voigtlander Heliar 50 f/3.5 LTM for me. Spend...

Voigtlander Heliar 50 f/3.5 LTM for me. Spend two years lusting for it and when I finally got one (not cheap), I just couldn't get along with its ergonomics. It is a fantastic lens, but just...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,582
Posted By mpaniagua
Had used Ultrafine 400 at 800 with very good...

Had used Ultrafine 400 at 800 with very good results. Funny you ask because I intend to push it (on 120) to 1600 next week.

On my eyes, it certainly looks different than TriX. Is more similar to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-08-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By mpaniagua
Yeah, it happens all the time :) Look for...

Yeah, it happens all the time :) Look for public events, specially about expositions (like old cars and the like) or for craft. Also, try using your cliched subjects and try using a different...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-02-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By mpaniagua
Not a Nikon guy myself, but it sure looks sexy :)

Not a Nikon guy myself, but it sure looks sexy :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,027
Posted By mpaniagua
Isn't that the same camera? no wait, need my...

Isn't that the same camera? no wait, need my morning coffee, be right back.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-30-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 2,632
Posted By mpaniagua
No. or maybe yes? :p Depend on how heavy my...

No. or maybe yes? :p Depend on how heavy my pockets are on the right moment. I don't dislike special/limited sets and may buy one if it appeal to me on the right moment. (example, I got the Bessa...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2019
Replies: 9,246
Views: 923,000
Posted By mpaniagua
Bronica ETRS with 3 lenses. Never could warm up...

Bronica ETRS with 3 lenses. Never could warm up to the Mamiya 645 (although love C330) due to the fixed film back.

Should be here...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-25-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2,311
Posted By mpaniagua
Thumb rest? what's that? Real men only uses...

Thumb rest? what's that? Real men only uses advance knobs, no levels :p
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-25-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By mpaniagua
Welcome to the forum. May as well post on...

Welcome to the forum.

May as well post on photrio.com, on the analog forums as well? There a some guy that are knowledgeable on this cameras over there.


Agree on the battery test. Wish you luck...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-25-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,268
Posted By mpaniagua
Thanks for the good reading. Really enjoy my...

Thanks for the good reading.

Really enjoy my Kiev 4 Jupiter 12. My example quality is top notch.

Regards

Marcelo
Forum: Kodak Retina and Ektra Rangefinders 04-25-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 44,768
Posted By mpaniagua
Turnit finder looks awesome! Marcelo

Turnit finder looks awesome!

Marcelo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-24-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 4,476
Posted By mpaniagua
You mean the eggs right? :D

You mean the eggs right? :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 7,326
Posted By mpaniagua
Sorry mate you heard it wrong. They are stored...

Sorry mate you heard it wrong. They are stored next to a stock pile of frozen twinkies :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,811
Posted By mpaniagua
Pitty. My expirience with japanese...

Pitty. My expirience with japanese sellers/buyers have been great. Just bought 2 backs for my Horseman and they came in the described condition and with fast shipping.

Just bough a Bronica ETRS...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-15-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By mpaniagua
Those are attached on the sport finder right (the...

Those are attached on the sport finder right (the small hole used to frame using zone focus). Sorry, Haven't used parallax correction plate myself, normally use paramender when doing close focus...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-10-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,109
Posted By mpaniagua
Something like this?...

Something like this?

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d2/ea/81/d2ea81c2ebcd331e20df934def719dc3.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By mpaniagua
With M6 you can only meter when wound up. At...

With M6 you can only meter when wound up. At least mine is that way.

Marcelo
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,423
Posted By mpaniagua
R.I.P. Strength to Frances.

R.I.P.

Strength to Frances.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-08-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By mpaniagua
Probably because those that don't had their...

Probably because those that don't had their curtains replaced withoug painting the white dot. AFAIK, that white dot is esential part of the metering system. I doubt it will work correctly (if at...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-03-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,423
Posted By mpaniagua
Prayers and best wishes for both of them. ...

Prayers and best wishes for both of them. Strength to Frances. Losing my father to cancer I know how much devastating the disease could be for the family.

Leaving such a legacy as Roger is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,124
Posted By mpaniagua
yeah, but nice lies right? :p

yeah, but nice lies right? :p
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,124
Posted By mpaniagua
Sorry, but my psychiatrist told me to ignore my...

Sorry, but my psychiatrist told me to ignore my camera's voice.

Marcelo
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By mpaniagua
SLR Rolleiflex SL35E/ Planar...

SLR
Rolleiflex SL35E/ Planar f/1.8

Rangefinder
Leica M6 / Summilux pre ASPH f/1.4

Just too simplistic. There are lots of great 50mm out there.

Marcelo
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,704
Posted By mpaniagua
great attitude. Way to go in those...

great attitude. Way to go in those occasion.

Marcelo.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,704
Posted By mpaniagua
Not worth arguing over boring subjects that have...

Not worth arguing over boring subjects that have already been posted on Instagram from cell phones thousand of times. There is plenty of beautiful subjects on the world (including my wife) waiting...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-28-2019
Replies: 934
Views: 230,262
Posted By mpaniagua
Man, love that one. Thanks for sharing. Marcelo

Man, love that one. Thanks for sharing.

Marcelo
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 03-28-2019
Replies: 934
Views: 230,262
Posted By mpaniagua
Rolleiflex...

Rolleiflex...
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