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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-22-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,325
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Also, although I understand this is a "travel"...

Also, although I understand this is a "travel" tripod, it seems most people will have to extend the center column to get good height so they aren't bending down too much. This will further jeopardize...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-19-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
As someone who is finishing a business plan for a...

As someone who is finishing a business plan for a small film lab, this was great to see! thanks for posting. I'll have to add more ADOX in my initial inventory purchases.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-06-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
How dirty are they? Do they have fungus or dirt...

How dirty are they? Do they have fungus or dirt stuck to the film? Also what exact type of film is it?

Pec-12 is a good emulsion cleaner if it needs more than some compressed air, but I believe...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-09-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 5,022
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Would have said X-pro1, but that's more like a...

Would have said X-pro1, but that's more like a Contax G1.5 digital.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-09-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 5,022
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
The Contax G3 digital = Fuji X-pro2

The Contax G3 digital = Fuji X-pro2
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-11-2015
Replies: 59
Views: 4,247
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
For me it's two bodies and two lenses (one 35mm...

For me it's two bodies and two lenses (one 35mm and on portrait lens) for either film, digital or both. I really like to have a light kit that I won't mind carrying around all day.

For film:
-...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 11-10-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,535
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
How about a link to a RFF thread discussing small...

How about a link to a RFF thread discussing small flashes? (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=125788)

There is also a link within that thread that is worth looking at.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 11-06-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I like the Sunpack pf20xd. It's quite powerful...

I like the Sunpack pf20xd. It's quite powerful for how small it is and has variable output, as well as three auto modes
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I would look at the Sunpak pf20xd. I picked one...

I would look at the Sunpak pf20xd. I picked one up a while ago for my rangefinders and fujis. It's been great while used in manual and a perfect compact size.
Forum: Travel 12-09-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,871
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Sadly Mimi's has been subject to some litigation...

Sadly Mimi's has been subject to some litigation regarding noise. They don't host live music anymore. Still a great place to drink and eat tapas though. Some of the regular performers there have...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-24-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Correct. It should be noted focus confirmation...

Correct.


It should be noted focus confirmation does not work in MF mode
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-19-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
There are some other options as far as dedicated...

There are some other options as far as dedicated 120 scanner that are less than $500. I just discovered the old Microtek 120tf. from what I've read it seems to be quite good especially for the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2012
Replies: 62
Views: 3,189
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I've had an amazing December. I took some of my...

I've had an amazing December. I took some of my favorite shots (http://www.benjaminoliverhicks.com/#!series/ctfy) of the year at a 5k hosted by a nonprofit that my friend works for. I bought my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2012
Replies: 103
Views: 6,322
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Yep. I have always my x100 with me, either in a...

Yep. I have always my x100 with me, either in a small backpack or attached to a belt loop with a carabiner. I'm looking to add a Leica cl with cv 75/2.5 to my daily kit.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-14-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,294
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Agreed. I would buy it if someone made it...

Agreed. I would buy it if someone made it though. My favorite combos are my X100 or XA and my Nikon F3 or Canon 5Dc with Nikon 105 f2.5
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-13-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,294
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I hope it is a different focal length. I would...

I hope it is a different focal length. I would love to have a leaf shutter on a 50, 75, 90, or 105 equivalent.

My x100 is great for weddings because of the flash sync speed.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 3,995
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I shoot them as a second shooter and I have my...

I shoot them as a second shooter and I have my first solo wedding on Sunday. I always have my x100 around my wrist and a dslr on a shoulder strap. For the wedding Sunday I will use a canon 5d...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-04-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
If you are talking about the on camera flash, was...

If you are talking about the on camera flash, was the "external flash" setting in the menu on? You can't use the on camera flash while you have that setting on. I wish you could. It would come in...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-15-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,976
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I use cheap ebay triggers on my X100 all the...

I use cheap ebay triggers on my X100 all the time. They work well but I do get a bit bummed because the X100 has no pc sync port. So I can't have a flash mounted on the hot shoe and have my trigger...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-17-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
A couple from a portrait session with Louie...

A couple from a portrait session with Louie Michot from the Lost Bayou Ramblers and his...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/--3AicpWo_ig/UHm...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/--3AicpWo_ig/UHmiTAfI6OI/AAAAAAAABkM/vG5ik42F9os/s827/DSCF1769.JPG

It looks like this in the inside, and there is no mirror.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Zeiss Ikon Contaflex - Medical Version?

I went to buy a Contax 167mt with some lenses, and this was thrown in the bag for no extra charge. I assume it is a similar concept to the Leica MDa. Anyone know about...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-11-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 10,589
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I am waiting for the 56/1.4. Then I will get the...

I am waiting for the 56/1.4. Then I will get the X-E1 and use the pair I did my Olympus XA and Nikon F3 with 105/2.5
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-08-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 6,256
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Here's a response I gave to a similar debate in...

Here's a response I gave to a similar debate in another forum. Summary: It all depends on how the person learns. I think the degree in this case is less valuable than the knowledge, but as some...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-06-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I don't understand this argument. It seems like...

I don't understand this argument. It seems like you don't like constantly upgrading so why would you care about the resale value? The camera will only depreciate in the amount of money it is worth...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-05-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Quintron http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-qqz76z3UraE/UC2...

Quintron
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-qqz76z3UraE/UC20GfdVTYI/AAAAAAAABhU/zwZJinuffvw/s1600/07.27_QuintronAndMissPussycat_BOH_018_DSCF9748.jpg

and Miss...
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-05-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 27,531
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
They have some photos on fuji's X website...

They have some photos on fuji's X website (http://fujifilm-x.com/x-e1/en/action/)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-05-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,360
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I hope they'll have a ver 2.0 for the x100 soon

I hope they'll have a ver 2.0 for the x100 soon
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-05-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 27,531
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
One complaint: they need to move the tripod...

One complaint: they need to move the tripod socket or the battery door. I've been very annoyed with my x100 when the battery ran out while mounted to a tripod
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-23-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,701
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I use my X100 for my wide along with a dslr with...

I use my X100 for my wide along with a dslr with a longer lens for work.

A couple of work shots with a fun...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-14-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 17,396
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
When I carry more than one camera, I use a combo...

When I carry more than one camera, I use a combo wrist strap an neck strap. I have my XA and my X100 on wrist straps and my slrs or medium format cameras on neck straps.

If I'm only carrying one...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-29-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Vzs1VD45lnA/T8WnRzU93rI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Vzs1VD45lnA/T8WnRzU93rI/AAAAAAAABcM/sDLPjrqw0YY/s1600/Jazzfest_1_DSCF1587.jpg


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-oMA6zaPchQw/T8WnSrGM3MI/AAAAAAAABcU/0waNrDOvbrI/s1600/Jazzfest_3_DSC...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-23-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I got a bunch of blown highlights and clipped...

I got a bunch of blown highlights and clipped...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-15-2012
Replies: 104
Views: 10,737
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
May 10th is my birthday! Do I get one as a...

May 10th is my birthday! Do I get one as a present?
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-09-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 14,398
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I'm assuming it will be available in MF. Since...

I'm assuming it will be available in MF. Since it is available on the X100, but the X100 has no focus confirmation aid in MF mode, which I am hoping Fuji will put in the X-Pro1.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-07-2012
Replies: 78
Views: 43,372
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
For those on the Gulf Coast in the US "The...

For those on the Gulf Coast in the US

"The Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography (MPS Fund) was created by the New Orleans Photo Alliance to honor the life and work of Michael P. Smith,...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-05-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
haha Thanks! Lack of females and nattily dressed...

haha Thanks! Lack of females and nattily dressed debauchery was a fun theme for my roommates bachelor party
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-04-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ShESdy_1ezE/T1K...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ShESdy_1ezE/T1Ke4zv_GSI/AAAAAAAABXM/GT_zZlIeWlg/s1000/02.24_PetersBachelorParty_BOH_6_DSCF0428.jpg


https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-QwV3dJKiOdg/T1Ke3GxyWGI/AAAAA...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-24-2012
Replies: 94
Views: 29,442
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I started shooting raw+jpeg with the jpeg in BW. ...

I started shooting raw+jpeg with the jpeg in BW. For me it is easier to get the color photos the way I like them with RPP, and the BW jpeg helps he decide if the photo will work better in BW or...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-23-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Will Ferrell, King of Bacchus...

Will Ferrell, King of Bacchus...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-20-2012
Replies: 211
Views: 38,861
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-kLOFrwR9wiM/T0F...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-kLOFrwR9wiM/T0FQtkVT3AI/AAAAAAAABPk/vOnOoRea1D0/s826/02.18_MardiGras_BOH_1_DSCF0209.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-17-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
In New Orleans for Mardi Gras? Want to test my X100?

If you were thinking about buying an X100 or just curious, I am offering to meet with you and bring along my X100 for you to test for a bit. I bought mine without testing it, but I know I would have...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-17-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 3,694
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I shoot concerts about once a week, and the X100...

I shoot concerts about once a week, and the X100 has been wonderful once I got comfortable with it. I can't see most people shooting in worse lighting conditions than I do, as these aren't arena...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-16-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I'm pretty sure Claire Atkinson, who is featured...

I'm pretty sure Claire Atkinson, who is featured in the magazine, is an RFF member. I follow her blog (http://clairejatkinson.wordpress.com/). Great work
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-16-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I enjoy some of Tim Remick's work...

I enjoy some of Tim Remick's work (http://www.timremickphotography.com/index.php#mi=1&pt=0&pi=1&s=0&p=-1&a=0&at=0). He's based in Alaska.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-16-2012
Replies: 211
Views: 38,861
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-EuZ9BC1GVDE/Tz1...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-EuZ9BC1GVDE/Tz1s5EZTbtI/AAAAAAAABPU/baJjeTzGmQw/s826/02.15_CatNap_BOH_1_BW_DSCF0206.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-13-2012
Replies: 211
Views: 38,861
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I hadn't taken or processed any BW photos with my...

I hadn't taken or processed any BW photos with my X100 when i was reading this thread earlier. Then I got a text about a photo assignment for Valentine's Day midnight kisses in front of this...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-13-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 5,282
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Ah that is it then. Thanks

Ah that is it then. Thanks
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-12-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,568
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Olympus XA with A11 flash. I use both...

Olympus XA with A11 flash. I use both similarly.


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7177/6867350539_b8313d2c41_z.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-11-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 5,282
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Is it just me/my x100 or does everyone else's...

Is it just me/my x100 or does everyone else's exposure compensation dial not work anymore. It doesn't matter if I turn it accidentally anymore, but I can't use it at all anymore
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-11-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 3,172
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I think some of the problems you have with the...

I think some of the problems you have with the camera are due to preconceptions and lack of education on its functions. For example, you stated that controlling anything other than ISO you have to...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-11-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Rome is beautiful in...

Rome is beautiful in...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-09-2012
Replies: 192
Views: 22,951
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Fuji fanboy here. I shoot with an S3 with 50 and...

Fuji fanboy here. I shoot with an S3 with 50 and 105 AIS. X100 for wide angle. I picked up the S3 for $200. As many know it's low ISO performance is wonderful, but I shot at 1600 most of the...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-08-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
There are some spectacular images in this thread....

There are some spectacular images in this thread. Keep em...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-02-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Messing around with the panorama...

Messing around with the panorama mode

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7152/6810599481_470033e1a7_b.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-02-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 5,322
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I'd get the 60. The X100 (35mm) and the Xpro1...

I'd get the 60. The X100 (35mm) and the Xpro1 (90mm) would be a nice pair. Similar to when I go out with a XA and Nikon F3 with 105 f2.5
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-01-2012
Replies: 248
Views: 33,176
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Maybe it's designed like that so that they can...

Maybe it's designed like that so that they can put a mechanism in the moves the sensor relative to the lens mount. You can then put any lens on it. . . . . Doubt it though
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-23-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I covered the Louisiana Life March, and took most...

I covered the Louisiana Life March, and took most of the photos with my X100. Great...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-21-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7014/6735099707_abd0...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7014/6735099707_abd00e7170_z.jpg



http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7003/6735099765_b962c9d139_z.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-11-2012
Replies: 1,065
Views: 138,122
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I feel the same way. The X100's size is a strong...

I feel the same way. The X100's size is a strong advantage that will keep it in my kit for as long as it lasts.
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-11-2012
Replies: 1,065
Views: 138,122
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Is there a link for the more comprehensive lens...

Is there a link for the more comprehensive lens lineup?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-11-2012
Replies: 91
Views: 7,297
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I voted photojournalist/news, which is the bulk...

I voted photojournalist/news, which is the bulk of my work, but I enjoy shooting concerts the most. I wasn't sure where concert photography would fit. Personal or wedding/event/party? I guess I...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-11-2012
Replies: 1,065
Views: 138,122
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I think Fuji does need to answer this question,...

I think Fuji does need to answer this question, and they probably have an answer. Since they mention an M Mount adapter in the FujiGuys videos.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-06-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7026/6650785477_d2bb...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7026/6650785477_d2bb26b65a_z.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7001/6650785561_d76ea9d017_z.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7149/6650785607_a67e608ed7_z.jpg


http:...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-03-2012
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7156/6633138853_1f64...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7156/6633138853_1f64e2a39b.jpg



http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7154/6633138901_65e1cb7d6e.jpg

It amazed me how usable this last shot was considering it is at 12800 ISO.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-24-2011
Replies: 192
Views: 22,951
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I'm also shooting with an S3, my first DSLR. I...

I'm also shooting with an S3, my first DSLR. I bought it this year for $200. It's color rendition and dynamic range were the deciding factors to go with a Fuji, and I'm now a Fuji fanboy having...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-24-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7031/6565439373_6ab5...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7031/6565439373_6ab5a25f2b.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7034/6565439249_6d261aa73e_b.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7028/6565439075_a8f332ba00_b.jpg


http://...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-23-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7150/6559659895_d704...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7150/6559659895_d70412f5d2_b.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7022/6559659975_bd0fe0f721_b.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7027/6559660237_5892566234_b.jpg


http:...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-17-2011
Replies: 2,611
Views: 651,828
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Just got my X100...

Just got my X100...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-17-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,214
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I really like the videos of photographers on this...

I really like the videos of photographers on this site (http://camerabag.tv/).
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
My girlfriend hates these...

My girlfriend hates these...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-10-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,552
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
We really are. I like the ISO 1600 files from my...

We really are. I like the ISO 1600 files from my Fuji S3 that I just purchased. I can't imagine the M8, M9, or NEX7 having worse files.
Forum: Off Topic 10-27-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 3,346
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I feel bad for the cops. The problem is...

I feel bad for the cops. The problem is education, and now who knows what will happen to him and his family.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-26-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,317
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Depends what you are shooting in available light....

Depends what you are shooting in available light. If you have a tripod, medium format would do very well, but I am assuming you are talking about shooting in available light hand held. In that case...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-23-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,380
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Concerts for me. Not sure what that would be...

Concerts for me. Not sure what that would be under. Candid portraits? Hipster stuff (because I shoot "indie" bands)?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4,503
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Ha I'm surprised at the timing of this thread. ...

Ha I'm surprised at the timing of this thread. Today is the first day of summer for me, as I finished my exams yesterday. So I'm also trying to get my back log down to zero. Right now I'm at 32...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-02-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 707
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Post/Medium - Portfolio Hosting Site

I was accepted to try out the Beta version of Post/Medidum, a portfolio hosting system developed in my hometown (New Orleans). Here are some links on the...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 04-13-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,841
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Great photos! I've been using my XA quite a bit,...

Great photos! I've been using my XA quite a bit, mostly at concerts where either I don't want to carry a weightier camera or "professional" cameras are not allowed. Neat little beasts
Forum: RFF Polls 04-07-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,657
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
That's how I feel about flickr as well. I wish...

That's how I feel about flickr as well. I wish flickr go through the accounts and edit them.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-29-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,336
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I prefer A

I prefer A
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-29-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 3,296
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I'm satisfied but not happy.

I'm satisfied but not happy.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,533
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
That deserved a facebook post. Very funny

That deserved a facebook post. Very funny
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-21-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 3,589
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Canon hasn't said anything. So I wouldn't get too...

Canon hasn't said anything. So I wouldn't get too excited. Though I am excited about the diversity in digital cameras coming out now.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-21-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,534
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Some great stuff. Saw a photo of one of my...

Some great stuff. Saw a photo of one of my favorite local bands, The Givers.
Forum: Travel 12-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,757
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I went on an exchange program in England for six...

I went on an exchange program in England for six months at the beginning of this year, and before I went I bought an Olympus XA. I don't know about your personality, but I knew I was going to end up...
Forum: Olympus RF 12-01-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,542
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
My Lil Companion

A year ago I was shooting with my Nikon F3 and Mamiya RB67. After lurking on this forum, I decided to sell my Mamiya system and buy an Olympus XA. An apple for an orange, I know. I bought the XA...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-25-2010
Replies: 91
Views: 5,807
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I am a Louisiana State University student (Baton...

I am a Louisiana State University student (Baton Rouge, LA), and first photo course requires that you shoot BW film. I took basic photo, although I am a civil engineering major, and I gathered...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-17-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,150
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
This is the good news I needed to pick up my mood!

This is the good news I needed to pick up my mood!
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-16-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 6,850
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
That's a first roll to be proud of

That's a first roll to be proud of
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 9,350
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I think that if you saw me on the street you may...

I think that if you saw me on the street you may consider me a hipster. I am strong enough to lug my F3 around, though, and, instead of a Holga, I chose a Mamiya RB67 as my first medium format...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-12-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
There is a tiny metal roller underneath the cover...

There is a tiny metal roller underneath the cover on the top of the XA. There is a spring under it, and I'm pretty sure this clicks into place in a slot cut out on the underside of the cover. Your...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-31-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,880
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I welcome the rumors and hype that comes with...

I welcome the rumors and hype that comes with these types of rumors. it points toward the future with as much variety in digital camera designs as we have no in film camera designs. I just don't...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2010
Replies: 249
Views: 23,059
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Hey kully, I can't make it to London either...

Hey kully,
I can't make it to London either Sundays. This weekend I will be working on a couple of essays I have due this coming week, and next Sunday I will be on my way to Rome. Maybe another...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-26-2010
Replies: 249
Views: 23,059
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I've been a lurker here for quite some time. I...

I've been a lurker here for quite some time. I am from the U.S., New Orleans specifically, but I am studying in the UK for the semester. I will be in Italy from April 3 - 10/12. I don't think I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-15-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,939
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Thanks for all of the replies. I look forward to...

Thanks for all of the replies. I look forward to not being filmless anymore!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-14-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,939
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Where can I find cheap film in the UK?

Short story: I am running out of film, and I would like to find a store near Nottingham, UK or a website that sells cheap BW 35mm film.

Long story: I am from the US, and I usually buy film from...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-22-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I bought the 3d glasses one so no one can see...

I bought the 3d glasses one so no one can see where my camera is looking.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-20-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I have only recently discovered Kertesz (that's...

I have only recently discovered Kertesz (that's crazy I know but I am relatively new to photography). I had an assignment to go to the library and pick up a photo book. One about his life was the...
Forum: Travel 06-06-2009
Replies: 83
Views: 6,895
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Oh man. I almost forgot. If you come in August...

Oh man. I almost forgot. If you come in August you will be coming during hurricane season. If your in Louisiana and you need a place to stay during a hurricane, let me know. You can PM me for my...
Forum: Travel 06-05-2009
Replies: 83
Views: 6,895
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
In Louisiana you should take a trip down Bayou...

In Louisiana you should take a trip down Bayou Lafourche south of New Orleans.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-07-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Those a awesome kits. I recently, as in this...

Those a awesome kits. I recently, as in this week, resealed a couple of cameras with it. Great stuff!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-07-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Thanks for answering. I will have to get that...

Thanks for answering. I will have to get that focusing screen when I get the 5D. I am with you on the money issue, and I also enjoy manual focus and have soon nice older lenses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,074
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
It's neat, but for me it gets a "meh."

It's neat, but for me it gets a "meh."
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-04-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Can you shoot quickly enough focusing and then...

Can you shoot quickly enough focusing and then stopping down? What is your technique using lenses with an adapter? One reason why I'm looking at getting a canon dslr is because of the amount of...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-04-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
These are awesome! What lens/lenses did you use?

These are awesome! What lens/lenses did you use?
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-30-2009
Replies: 178
Views: 15,611
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I started shooting film when i was 16 (I'm 19...

I started shooting film when i was 16 (I'm 19 now) because my dad had a Canon Rebel G that he wasn't using so he gave it to me. I wanted to buy a new camera a year ago. It was probably going to be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-29-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 2,955
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I have recently been enjoying a new F3. i had my...

I have recently been enjoying a new F3. i had my heart set on an all mechanical slr, but I received the F3 free from my uncle who wasn't using it. I was going to sell it to help fund a trip to...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-29-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,962
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Man over my credit card limit! Maybe I'll use my...

Man over my credit card limit! Maybe I'll use my AmEx
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-29-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,970
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Nice photos. I am thinking of getting a V500. ...

Nice photos. I am thinking of getting a V500. Did you use epson software?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-05-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Why not pick up a cheap nikon body and a cheap...

Why not pick up a cheap nikon body and a cheap rangefinder, it may have to be fixed lens? Then if you like the rangefinder you can justify buying into system.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I don't know. You might want to stay awake to see...

I don't know. You might want to stay awake to see my scans. It won't be too long. My birthday is in a month.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I got that feeling! HC110 is good! I looked over...

I got that feeling!

HC110 is good! I looked over the negs with a reversed 50, and it looks like everything came out great! I will be developing some more rolls tonight. I wish I had a scanner so I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I read this and decided to start developing some...

I read this and decided to start developing some finished rolls I had lying around. Just loaded a reel and put it in the tank. It's been a while. So I'm doing a test roll to see if my HC110 is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-31-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I have heard very good things. We are getting a...

I have heard very good things. We are getting a fleet of these at my work sometime to replace a bunch of D1h's. We would have them now, but we are having to deal with some budget cuts.
Forum: 14 Day One Lens Challenge 03-25-2009
Replies: 146
Views: 18,598
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I'm shooting 6x7 and I'm hoping to shot 2 rolls...

I'm shooting 6x7 and I'm hoping to shot 2 rolls of 120, and I'm going to try to finish a roll of 220 that I'm on the eighth frame. I'm worried I might have to process it without finishing the roll. ...
Forum: 14 Day One Lens Challenge 03-23-2009
Replies: 146
Views: 18,598
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I didn't think you were insinuating that. I just...

I didn't think you were insinuating that. I just wanted to share how I felt about. I look forward to seeing your photos the next time around.
Forum: 14 Day One Lens Challenge 03-23-2009
Replies: 146
Views: 18,598
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Yes I do. I really hate when people say it can...

Yes I do. I really hate when people say it can only be shot on a tripod because it's so big. With a strap it's really not that bad. Yeah it's heavy, but you know that, and you don't complain...
Forum: 14 Day One Lens Challenge 03-23-2009
Replies: 146
Views: 18,598
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I just joined here, and this looks like a good...

I just joined here, and this looks like a good way to begin my time here.

I need to give my RB some love. So a Mamiya RB67 with 127mm 3.8 non C for me.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-14-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,683
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
If you are letting your xpan connect dust, you...

If you are letting your xpan connect dust, you can pass it over to me and be assured no dust will ever get on it.....that is until I am able to buy more camers, but that will be in decades.

Those...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,332
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
I love Neopan 1600! I will definitely help the...

I love Neopan 1600! I will definitely help the cause!
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=101734
Neopan 1600
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 02-21-2009
Replies: 92
Views: 93,829
Posted By Benjamin Oliver
Oh I am lusting after these! This will...

Oh I am lusting after these! This will definitely be my next camera purchase!
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