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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 9,231
Posted By GarageBoy
I ended up back with a Nikon Fe that I tried...

I ended up back with a Nikon Fe that I tried selling - buyer wouldn't believe me when I told him it was wonky because of dead batteries (which worked ok when I tested it) - got it back, played with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By GarageBoy
Mamiya 7 is close to no sound as possible I...

Mamiya 7 is close to no sound as possible

I always worry if it's working

The Nikon F6 is the humble elder of the SLR world - snap and a quiet white

Want to hear agricultural equipment? Pick up...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By GarageBoy
It's Leica specific...

It's Leica specific port
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F123759379835
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-02-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,847
Posted By GarageBoy
I'll take a fast (f4.5-5.6) lens and RF focusing...

I'll take a fast (f4.5-5.6) lens and RF focusing please - wish I could get a back for my Graflex XL
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-23-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,179
Posted By GarageBoy
There have been times when I've done that - cut...

There have been times when I've done that - cut and sleeved my negatives - looked at them and thought about throwing the whole thing away
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-20-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 13,995
Posted By GarageBoy
Thanks, I meant earthtones, not mid tones I...

Thanks, I meant earthtones, not mid tones

I guess I'll have to shoot a roll and see. I wanna see if it pops with leaves, reds etc
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-18-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,229
Posted By GarageBoy
Or Any of the cool 16mm still cameras?

Or Any of the cool 16mm still cameras?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-18-2019
Replies: 199
Views: 13,995
Posted By GarageBoy
Any direct comparisons (not necessarily same...

Any direct comparisons (not necessarily same photo, but two shots side by side, or on the same scanner?) to E100G ?

From what I've seen, it's not super contrasty, and the mid tones are a little......
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,614
Posted By GarageBoy
Apparently, there's "new" xtol, d76, and tmax...

Apparently, there's "new" xtol, d76, and tmax too...

Let's see if there has been any significant changes
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-06-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By GarageBoy
That is so slick - I like the matte finish of the...

That is so slick - I like the matte finish of the black chrome a hell of a lot better than the shiny and easily scratched (sorry, brassed) black enamel
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,622
Posted By GarageBoy
How's the 24 1.4? Always wanted one and they're...

How's the 24 1.4? Always wanted one and they're relatively cheap

The 17 ts-e was well coveted
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-19-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By GarageBoy
Is the VF magnification larger on the R4-7 vs the...

Is the VF magnification larger on the R4-7 vs the R8? I remember the R8 having a tiny VF image (felt smaller than say, a Nikon F100)

Edit: I remembered incorrectly? They're all about .75ish
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-18-2019
Replies: 2,724
Views: 800,844
Posted By GarageBoy
The maxxum 7000 was the first onbody af camera -...

The maxxum 7000 was the first onbody af camera - you can forgive it for not being amazing
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-17-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By GarageBoy
I had gx680 brochures all around my house growing...

I had gx680 brochures all around my house growing up, but never thought about it due to the sheer mass and the fact I mainly shoot hand held... If I ever go to tripod based work, I'm grabbing one...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-15-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,266
Posted By GarageBoy
I personally have had film jump track on hewes...

I personally have had film jump track on hewes more than I have with Paterson (which jam instead) - maybe I should try jobo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-03-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By GarageBoy
You would not be the first to try Good luck

You would not be the first to try
Good luck
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-02-2019
Replies: 77
Views: 6,571
Posted By GarageBoy
Black chrome is so cool, you guys can keep your...

Black chrome is so cool, you guys can keep your brassing - only Leica guys can embrace poor paint jobs and turn it into something desirable :-)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-02-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By GarageBoy
Thanks - looks promising I just picked up a DR...

Thanks - looks promising
I just picked up a DR with a blueish coating. Front element looks good, rear is smudgy, hoping it's just oils and not damaged. Will have it cleaned to see how it is.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-01-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 6,290
Posted By GarageBoy
How reliable are these? I've heard stories about...

How reliable are these? I've heard stories about the meters dying irreparably?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-31-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By GarageBoy
Rigid/DR Summicron and color slide?

I know that these lenses are supposed to be lower contrast, but how do they perform with color slide? Will it look more like a screw mount elmar/summitar or closer to newer lenses? More contrasty...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 646
Posted By GarageBoy
Wide open and up close, the older 1.4 nikkor 50s...

Wide open and up close, the older 1.4 nikkor 50s did not perform well for me (not saying the af 1.8 is better) - maybe the G 1.4 and 1.8 are less soft?

The 28 1.4 still commands high prices, even...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By GarageBoy
Is the shutter release on the r6 that bad? Ugh,...

Is the shutter release on the r6 that bad? Ugh, wish i picked up an 80 before the prices went nuts.

Which wides are worthwhile?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-15-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 8,208
Posted By GarageBoy
Some of the early AF stuff sucks when you need it...

Some of the early AF stuff sucks when you need it to AF, but a N8008/N90 is a GREAT alternative to a FM2/FE2 if you can deal with the weight and size.

I will not pay $500 for a point and shoot - my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-28-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By GarageBoy
I PMed you

I PMed you
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-27-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 9,231
Posted By GarageBoy
The fe and FM series has everything I want in a...

The fe and FM series has everything I want in a camera and nothing I dont. Its the perfect size too. If they were Leica r mount or contax yashica mount, I would never look in the direction of leica r...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-27-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By GarageBoy
I'll give you my 167mt if you want it

I'll give you my 167mt if you want it
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-27-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 4,009
Posted By GarageBoy
My father will only shoot kinoptik glass - now I...

My father will only shoot kinoptik glass - now I know why - too bad they are not that many s16 digital cameras
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,694
Posted By GarageBoy
I hate changing bags and have no access to a dark...

I hate changing bags and have no access to a dark room - this is kinda cool for when im lazy - btw- if you fully fill it, you don't need to continuously agitate

What we need are more film changing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2019
Replies: 69
Views: 4,226
Posted By GarageBoy
I'll take acros ii - I know some people don't...

I'll take acros ii - I know some people don't like it's "poor" tonality- but I love the contrast in broad daylight shots - so steely

Now provia 400x is a loooong shot, and will probably cost $25 a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-21-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,661
Posted By GarageBoy
Wish Leica would do a re run of the lenses in ltm...

Wish Leica would do a re run of the lenses in ltm mount
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-09-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By GarageBoy
I'm done with Contax bodies (I had too many die...

I'm done with Contax bodies (I had too many die with electronics issues, I'm sticking with a Yashica FX3/Contax S2) - the N 50 and N85 are legendary, though
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-14-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 19,871
Posted By GarageBoy
Roger, you have taught me a lot over the years -...

Roger, you have taught me a lot over the years - I remember reading all your columns in shutterbug as a kid, long before the internet was available.

Thanks for everything - RIP buddy
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-31-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 900
Posted By GarageBoy
Threads like this makes me want to grab a cheap...

Threads like this makes me want to grab a cheap zoom p+s

Always wanted the 28mm wide ones like the 928 or the Olympus stylus wide 80 - or one of those super late, end of film era ED lens Nikons and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-19-2019
Replies: 1,096
Views: 238,093
Posted By GarageBoy
The top photo, woooow! Cool rare piece of kit!

The top photo, woooow!
Cool rare piece of kit!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-18-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,451
Posted By GarageBoy
If Nippon Photoclinic's old timers trained their...

If Nippon Photoclinic's old timers trained their newer guys, they may still do Leica work - apart from the RF, leica's are relatively simple cameras
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 4,058
Posted By GarageBoy
Leica seems to attract the "film is not dead"...

Leica seems to attract the "film is not dead" crowd
20 somethings who want be "different", get "back to basics" and fetishize film and film gear - add their love of street photography, and the Leica...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-22-2019
Replies: 102
Views: 3,976
Posted By GarageBoy
I'm not paying what people are charging for a...

I'm not paying what people are charging for a "premium" point and shoot these days, especially since I do not trust their electronics (especially with the Minilux and Ricoh's reputations)

My Canon...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-20-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2,157
Posted By GarageBoy
I like how the JCH blog is mainly "what's in some...

I like how the JCH blog is mainly "what's in some random dude who happens to shoot film's bag" or "what's in some dudes fridge"
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-27-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 2,458
Posted By GarageBoy
For all you acros fans - what was your favorite...

For all you acros fans - what was your favorite conditions for shooting it? My favorite shots came from super high contrast midday sun, but those shots didn't have any midtones
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-08-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 2,663
Posted By GarageBoy
I actually prefer the handheld viewers to...

I actually prefer the handheld viewers to projections

Projectors are dirt cheap tho, unless you're getting a fancy hasselblad or leica
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-10-2018
Replies: 199
Views: 13,995
Posted By GarageBoy
I shoot slides just to view with a loupe - I've...

I shoot slides just to view with a loupe - I've accepted it

That dark forest pic does not do the film justice. Blown highlights and dark shadows
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-22-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,854
Posted By GarageBoy
I never understood the panoramic backs - just...

I never understood the panoramic backs - just shoot it in 120 and crop from there - bonus "shift" included
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 14,135
Posted By GarageBoy
Isn't this what people have been wanting? A...

Isn't this what people have been wanting? A stripped down digital version of their film camera? Or has everyone who wanted one moved on/are retired?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-22-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 4,462
Posted By GarageBoy
Is this any worse than those Sony hasselblads?

Is this any worse than those Sony hasselblads?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-22-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 935
Posted By GarageBoy
Dumbest thing was I put a partially shot roll...

Dumbest thing was I put a partially shot roll back into an fe2, set it to 1/4000, advanced to the proper frame where I left off...and forgot to put it back into AE...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-17-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 25,724
Posted By GarageBoy
Just got a 100 CF Planar - woooow Haven't shot a...

Just got a 100 CF Planar - woooow
Haven't shot a roll yet, but even just looking through the viewfinder, it just snaps in focus
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-11-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By GarageBoy
ZM lenses jamming on leica body?

I got a new m3 to use with my 21 zm biogon and I can't get it mounted smoothly - it keeps feeling like it jams near the RF coupling. It catches on my leica lens cap too. What am I looking for?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-30-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,076
Posted By GarageBoy
Just curious, besides the DX reader fiasco -...

Just curious, besides the DX reader fiasco - anyone suffer any electronics failure?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-26-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By GarageBoy
Thanks, I feel at some point I should get a 0.58...

Thanks, I feel at some point I should get a 0.58 and 0.85 or m3... I do love the m4, though
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-25-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By GarageBoy
Lenses that benefit from the high mag m3 and 0.85 finders?

With which lenses do you guys find the high mag helpful?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-19-2018
Replies: 165
Views: 67,931
Posted By GarageBoy
Save the chromes! I wish Leica used the Nikon...

Save the chromes!
I wish Leica used the Nikon style paint, very smooth finish, and quite durable

Im not a brassed camera look fan, but a worn black chrome m4 is cool! (So is a worn f2 titanium)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 2,707
Posted By GarageBoy
I always thought of R cameras as cameras you have...

I always thought of R cameras as cameras you have to put up with just to use the R lenses (like contax and contarex) - the R8 is actually pleasant to use, if a bit big. My only gripe is the flimsy...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By GarageBoy
East German zeisses are dirt cheap Everyone made...

East German zeisses are dirt cheap

Everyone made a decent 135, and they go for peanuts - helps that they're unpopular
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-12-2018
Replies: 222
Views: 50,466
Posted By GarageBoy
Really nice shots! I should pick one up to...

Really nice shots! I should pick one up to replace my f100... Maybe grab some sigma art or Zeiss lenses for it
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-01-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3,101
Posted By GarageBoy
Black nickel iii with the elmar is THE ltm Leica,...

Black nickel iii with the elmar is THE ltm Leica, to me.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-31-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By GarageBoy
Looked into a pakon - wow the prices are insane...

Looked into a pakon - wow the prices are insane now... Why can't we remake one of these?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-30-2018
Replies: 912
Views: 75,044
Posted By GarageBoy
It's not a 60mm distagon on those moon cameras,...

It's not a 60mm distagon on those moon cameras, it's a 60mm, low distortion BIOGON - also available later on as the mk/70
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,453
Posted By GarageBoy
If I found a mint, non factory ai modded 85 1.8...

If I found a mint, non factory ai modded 85 1.8 at this point, it's staying that way. A lot of them were well loved by their owners and it shows

Fast tele primes is the reason I enjoy shooting...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,831
Posted By GarageBoy
That's why on the 3rd day, God created the 645

That's why on the 3rd day, God created the 645
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,010
Posted By GarageBoy
So, here's a proposal from me, if anyone wants to...

So, here's a proposal from me, if anyone wants to play retro early 1990s pro, I have a n90 that has had the sticky rubber removed that I'll send you, for free to use. It's been sitting in a box for a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 6,000
Posted By GarageBoy
Yes, I cringe everytime I see someone posting...

Yes, I cringe everytime I see someone posting their rain soaked camera on Instagram as a trophy shot

Just because a camera is running after abuse doesn't mean it's happy. Sand and moisture inside...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 4,222
Posted By GarageBoy
I'd mainly be worried about residual moisture and...

I'd mainly be worried about residual moisture and corrosion
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-21-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 4,222
Posted By GarageBoy
Eh, he's just making sure other black paint m2s...

Eh, he's just making sure other black paint m2s rise in value. Wish I afford to thrash cameras like that. I bet you photojournalists tried hard to keep their equipment in good shape to the best of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,540
Posted By GarageBoy
I've always heard of it, but was hoping it was as...

I've always heard of it, but was hoping it was as good as the gold 100 of my childhood... Is it more similar to the colorplus stuff?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-05-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By GarageBoy
I shot a camera with pan f + for like 6 frames,...

I shot a camera with pan f + for like 6 frames, then finished the roll 6 months later - the first few frames we're definitely goners
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-27-2018
Replies: 1,345
Views: 396,551
Posted By GarageBoy
Whoa... Never thought the day doom/stoner and...

Whoa... Never thought the day doom/stoner and photogeekery would overlap!! Acid King is amazing!

Great collection of shots here, love the look of 21mm, just got a zm 21 4.5 to play around for the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By GarageBoy
Does your Hexar have focus issues? The disputed m...

Does your Hexar have focus issues? The disputed m mount comparability was never very conclusive
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-24-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By GarageBoy
The Bessas never really appealed to me. Good to...

The Bessas never really appealed to me. Good to know about the CLE and Hexar, Doug, the flashing LED issue worried me
Thanks
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-24-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 4,253
Posted By GarageBoy
Cool I always liked them/read about them all the...

Cool
I always liked them/read about them all the time. My dad used to take me to hang out at Ken Hansen's when I was a kid in the mid 90s. Used to seeing the Canon and Minolta promo material...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-24-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By GarageBoy
Thanks - I'm just worried about CLE...

Thanks - I'm just worried about CLE reliability
Maybe the Hexar RF?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By GarageBoy
Cool, I picked up a 21 4.5 biogon and was hoping...

Cool, I picked up a 21 4.5 biogon and was hoping I could get a cl or m5 for it
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-23-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By GarageBoy
Leica M5 and CL with CV and ZM 21mm?

Can't seem to find an answer - will the zm and CV wides run into the meter arm? If it doesn't, will it meter?

Thanks
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 5,008
Posted By GarageBoy
John Titterington who does minoltas may be worth...

John Titterington who does minoltas may be worth trying?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-19-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 1,536
Posted By GarageBoy
The labs that are not gone are potentially spotty...

The labs that are not gone are potentially spotty as well...
I'll miss 120 slides most of all
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-18-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By GarageBoy
Shutter is not compur, people forget focal plane...

Shutter is not compur, people forget focal plane hasselblads exist and few people touch them..good luck!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 1,406
Posted By GarageBoy
Provia 400x retailing at $17 a roll and costing...

Provia 400x retailing at $17 a roll and costing $7 to develop only really hurt, especially since I loved it's color palette. I reserve film for "special occasions", but those have become rare, and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-28-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,076
Posted By GarageBoy
Douglas....

Douglas....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2018
Replies: 151
Views: 8,076
Posted By GarageBoy
I guess people who use film in 2018 want the all...

I guess people who use film in 2018 want the all manual camera. (Same for those who want a manual transmission car)

AE (with ae lock or exposure compensation) is so underrated...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-25-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By GarageBoy
Check for lens separation- my father had 3...

Check for lens separation- my father had 3 ultrons - all have separation
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-23-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,786
Posted By GarageBoy
Kodak makes more film than just Kodachrome you...

Kodak makes more film than just Kodachrome you know.... Vision 3 is their latest ecn2 color negative film, available in 50 daylight and 800 tungsten flavors.

Kodacolor was their name for still...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 944
Posted By GarageBoy
Fx39 - that's a Crowley formula, right?

Fx39 - that's a Crowley formula, right?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-19-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,237
Posted By GarageBoy
If I remember, when modern photography tore an...

If I remember, when modern photography tore an original f1 apart, dang near everything that rotated was on ballbearings. Such a sweet camera to use
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2018
Replies: 224
Views: 14,773
Posted By GarageBoy
Too digital is synonymous with too clean. People...

Too digital is synonymous with too clean. People expect grain with film, and ignore the other wonderful properties a film can provide. I happen to like the look of acros/tmax, and I love when people...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-30-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By GarageBoy
I remember when mckeown's camera price guide...

I remember when mckeown's camera price guide valued these at approx $30k in the mid 90s
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-30-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,144
Posted By GarageBoy
I've had two incidents - Sold a IIIf to China -...

I've had two incidents -
Sold a IIIf to China - guy shows me a picture of a heavily brassed IIIC saying it happened in transit demanding a partial refund

Sold a IIIg to China - First Class -...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-30-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,208
Posted By GarageBoy
At this point, both I have no problem with...

At this point, both

I have no problem with buying or selling to Japan, but I've had a real bad track record with China, and accounts registered in China (between someone claiming their camera got...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-29-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,208
Posted By GarageBoy
Damn, I sold a iiig for $400, to China, and buyer...

Damn, I sold a iiig for $400, to China, and buyer claimed he never got it... Looking at this thread, I'm full of regret
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-20-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 5,339
Posted By GarageBoy
Every art student/art scene kid seems to have a...

Every art student/art scene kid seems to have a fixed lens compact 35mm point and shoot. I had to give up looking for an xa. Spent the money on a rebel and 40mm which does the same (for me)
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-19-2018
Replies: 160
Views: 12,799
Posted By GarageBoy
I like the mamiya 7ish top deck. The price is a...

I like the mamiya 7ish top deck. The price is a hard pill to swallow, though
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-18-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By GarageBoy
Probably the least popular slr system, but so...

Probably the least popular slr system, but so good!!
I recently got a new battery for my slx and I'm curious
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By GarageBoy
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3868/15096741238_9a...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3868/15096741238_9aeab723cc_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p13Kd3)img170 (https://flic.kr/p/p13Kd3) by Leo Tam (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 7,305
Posted By GarageBoy
Actual shadow detail is what you get vs tri x

Actual shadow detail is what you get vs tri x
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By GarageBoy
TMZ only came in 35mm I used tmax rs standard...

TMZ only came in 35mm
I used tmax rs standard inversion and time for 75 deg f at 3200
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/15096741238/in/album-72157647773728265/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 7,305
Posted By GarageBoy
It's a weird move, a special purpose product with...

It's a weird move, a special purpose product with a limited storage life. As much as I like TMZ(I like the newspaper look), i would have preferred almost anything else to be reintroduced. I hope it...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 7,305
Posted By GarageBoy
I love this film, but my bricks kept expiring...

I love this film, but my bricks kept expiring before I figured out what to do with it. This is my second chance.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 2,862
Posted By GarageBoy
I thought 35mm slide was cool, til I tried 120,...

I thought 35mm slide was cool, til I tried 120, 35mm is too small for me. (4x5 is a bit unwieldy)

I love the look, but even the NYC labs are dirty
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 9,694
Posted By GarageBoy
Took me forever to buy one (ended up with two...

Took me forever to buy one (ended up with two horrible ones, and some lost $$$) - can't wait to try it out
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-19-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 5,755
Posted By GarageBoy
Yup, and it's only vintage pieces... The sheer...

Yup, and it's only vintage pieces... The sheer amount of BS I've heard is insane... Always a Chinese/Hong Kong buyer too (my dad was born there, and he warned me right away about selling stuff to HK...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-05-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 5,755
Posted By GarageBoy
I didn't that time, but afterwards, yes Luckily,...

I didn't that time, but afterwards, yes
Luckily, he tried scamming me with a different model camera
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-05-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 5,755
Posted By GarageBoy
Holy crap, so I needed some cash and went to move...

Holy crap, so I needed some cash and went to move a few things on eBay, and reluctantly sold a iiig to China... Checked his feedback, all camera related things, though from one seller... It got...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-29-2017
Replies: 74
Views: 3,991
Posted By GarageBoy
While I don't disagree, the 21mm will always be...

While I don't disagree, the 21mm will always be an rf wide to me for non architecture stuff. Stop it down, hyperfocus and go for it. Plus, 21s in rf mount were better than 20s, if they even were...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-26-2017
Replies: 118
Views: 20,652
Posted By GarageBoy
Ok, this thread has convinced me to try plastic...

Ok, this thread has convinced me to try plastic again. My frustrations with Paterson was still less frustrating than not knowing that my film had linked in stainless leading to creases all over the...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-28-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 2,892
Posted By GarageBoy
At least there's a square printer

At least there's a square printer
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-20-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 3,615
Posted By GarageBoy
Yes to all that. But knowing Leica, they're more...

Yes to all that. But knowing Leica, they're more likely to release a stemar
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-13-2017
Replies: 1,694
Views: 433,436
Posted By GarageBoy
What lenses did you use with that? Everytime I...

What lenses did you use with that?
Everytime I see an MF thread, I think to my self "why do I bother with 35mm film...?"
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-10-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By GarageBoy
I sold a mint one (that still had a roll of half...

I sold a mint one (that still had a roll of half finished long leader Kodachrome in it) to find one that had a summicron on it (big mistake, the lens was garbage and the body, while mint clean, had a...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-10-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By GarageBoy
It's a rigid summar - rare is expensive in the...

It's a rigid summar - rare is expensive in the Leica world. Hence the price differential between rigid and collapsible ltm summicrons
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-10-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 3,679
Posted By GarageBoy
The iiig is not classic old school ltm, but I...

The iiig is not classic old school ltm, but I love it. The viewfinder is a bit less squinty as a glasses wearer
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-29-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,632
Posted By GarageBoy
Use deoxit and progold, save the emery cloth for...

Use deoxit and progold, save the emery cloth for battery leaks. Cr2 (not the 1/3) store the same in my flashlights, maybe yours had a weird parasitic drain- same with my cr123s(same chem)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-28-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By GarageBoy
Superia in 120? Have fun!!

Superia in 120? Have fun!!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-22-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,680
Posted By GarageBoy
Ah the RX and ST were pretty and were nice to...

Ah the RX and ST were pretty and were nice to shoot with (at least until my died)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-20-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,680
Posted By GarageBoy
Those Pentaxes are underrated - did they come in...

Those Pentaxes are underrated - did they come in black?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-20-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 5,679
Posted By GarageBoy
Would you choose it over the 85 1.4...

Would you choose it over the 85 1.4 AF-D?
Thinking of a tele for portaits to go with my 17-35 2.8 to cover all my needs
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-02-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,680
Posted By GarageBoy
Best looking AF cameras

We all know that the classic film era put out many design icons, such as the Nikon F and Leica M, but in your opinion which af cameras do you find classic?

My pics are the original eos-1 and maxxum...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-01-2017
Replies: 193
Views: 35,681
Posted By GarageBoy
I'd love to jump on an F6, tis a shame the Nikon...

I'd love to jump on an F6, tis a shame the Nikon 50s aren't anything special, for the lack of a better phrase...maybe if I save up and get a 58 1.4 afs
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-29-2017
Replies: 167
Views: 28,962
Posted By GarageBoy
8 rolls a year, and I'm trying - usually ended up...

8 rolls a year, and I'm trying - usually ended up with 5 7.5 rolls of crap...not really feeling "inspired"
36 exp rolls take forever
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-28-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2,274
Posted By GarageBoy
Anyone noticed the rubber crumbles on the 7000...

Anyone noticed the rubber crumbles on the 7000 and 7000i bodies? Shame, I really enjoyed the 7000i, probably will replace it with either an 800si or 600si
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-21-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 4,428
Posted By GarageBoy
Totally underated! Looking into getting one after...

Totally underated! Looking into getting one after two contax cameras that arrived dead
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-11-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By GarageBoy
What to look for in a 2.8 Elmar?

Any known issues I should look for? Want to find one to match my iiig

Soft coatings, soft glass, haze? All of the above?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-11-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 5,372
Posted By GarageBoy
I took a risk and I think mine has separation...

I took a risk and I think mine has separation which looked like haze in the photo...
Why is a nice one with no marks on the coating so hard to find?
Lots of nice M mount collapsible summicrons
Forum: Nikon RF 08-06-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 9,113
Posted By GarageBoy
I know, but the idea of a "newly" made one is...

I know, but the idea of a "newly" made one is nice, and proof that Nikon's still got the chops

Who services these, btw?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-06-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,346
Posted By GarageBoy
Love my ai version as well. Everyone seemed to...

Love my ai version as well. Everyone seemed to have churned out a good 28f2- the Zeiss one is amazing, as is the Minolta af one
Forum: Nikon RF 08-01-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 9,113
Posted By GarageBoy
I always wanted an sp reissue, but at these...

I always wanted an sp reissue, but at these prices, I'll grab an s3. Hoping they do an f reissue, but I'm not sure that'd be that popular (maybe f titanium?)
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-31-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 7,097
Posted By GarageBoy
What film is your actual Polaroid? That's too...

What film is your actual Polaroid? That's too nice to be impossible
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 07-31-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,947
Posted By GarageBoy
Love that 4x5 work!

Love that 4x5 work!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-29-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,211
Posted By GarageBoy
I gave up a while ago and went with a cheap rebel...

I gave up a while ago and went with a cheap rebel and 40 2.8 - bigger than a point and shoot, but still very compact - and if the body dies, $5-15 gets you another one
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-26-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 5,372
Posted By GarageBoy
How much coating wear is considered acceptable...

How much coating wear is considered acceptable for these? Impossible to find one perfect sub $800+
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-25-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 3,286
Posted By GarageBoy
If you dont mind sketchy bokeh, zf 50 1.4 Zeiss....

If you dont mind sketchy bokeh, zf 50 1.4 Zeiss. The 1.2 50 is cool, too
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-17-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,118
Posted By GarageBoy
Is it safe to skip the 1.4 in ai? Mine is soft...

Is it safe to skip the 1.4 in ai? Mine is soft until f 2.8, especially up close - is mine not good? Was tempted to sell and pick up another in AF mount, but then I thought I could probably do an f1.2...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-13-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By GarageBoy
Proper cap for a late 1940s 5cm 3.5 Elmar?

So I got my self a time capsule IIIf ST (still had a roll of long leader Kodachrome in it when I bought it) - and it was mounted with a slightly "incorrect" earlier post war, non red scale 5cm 3.5...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-09-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 2,697
Posted By GarageBoy
Very inspiring set of photos! You've seem to have...

Very inspiring set of photos! You've seem to have mastered it well
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-08-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 3,015
Posted By GarageBoy
Great suggestions - I love the "camcorder" grip...

Great suggestions - I love the "camcorder" grip cameras
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By GarageBoy
You can see the two holes right there. Probably...

You can see the two holes right there. Probably won't let light directly into the film chamber, but I'm not sure how light tight the rangefinder housing is

The wear isn't great, but not too bad, you...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By GarageBoy
Yeah, potmetal/zanmak/zinc alloy wasn't a great...

Yeah, potmetal/zanmak/zinc alloy wasn't a great move - you see that on brass cameras too, but it's usually just some verdigris, instead of bubbling
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-26-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By GarageBoy
Sounds like you'd be happier selling the iiib and...

Sounds like you'd be happier selling the iiib and getting an m or a bessa r
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-17-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By GarageBoy
That 35/85 is really what one with need I vote...

That 35/85 is really what one with need

I vote 20-35
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-04-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By GarageBoy
To be fair, all you need is the charger - box and...

To be fair, all you need is the charger - box and papers don't mean anything by this point
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-03-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 3,015
Posted By GarageBoy
Most "retro" 80s-90s P&S cameras?

I know the designers went all out during the consumer P&S era, from the funky Mirai, to the Samurai

What comes to mind?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-03-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By GarageBoy
D7000,7100s are cheap now - totally worth it,...

D7000,7100s are cheap now - totally worth it, especially coming up from a D80 - I had originally read that as your Zorki died, and all I thought was "well, that was expected..."
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-02-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 16,787
Posted By GarageBoy
Love your work, so clean, so simple This has...

Love your work, so clean, so simple
This has gotten me wanting a dressed us mju (lt1)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-02-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,697
Posted By GarageBoy
Every film related blog and Instagram user touts...

Every film related blog and Instagram user touts these as the "best" and it's become a status symbol in that sense. A g1 and 45 costs less... I use a rebel and a 40 stm as my t2 alternative
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-26-2017
Replies: 93
Views: 9,290
Posted By GarageBoy
Classic F1- my dad bought a beat up one to use...

Classic F1- my dad bought a beat up one to use his exakta to fd adapter. The all ball bearing everything advance and shutter is so smooth and the mirror is very nicely damped
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-19-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,582
Posted By GarageBoy
Those who just shoot with no protection over the...

Those who just shoot with no protection over the camera - hope you don't get haze, corrosion, and lens fungus

As tough as Leicas are - they're not sealed at all - it's still a precision instrument...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-13-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,520
Posted By GarageBoy
Anyone have any luck?

Anyone have any luck?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-01-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By GarageBoy
Om2000s are like $20 on eBay all day long If I...

Om2000s are like $20 on eBay all day long
If I was in the mood for a budget body, I'd look at the om2sp, omg/om40/ompc
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 6,118
Posted By GarageBoy
How does the S/SC 1.4 render differently from the...

How does the S/SC 1.4 render differently from the ai?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-26-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,204
Posted By GarageBoy
150 and extension tube?

150 and extension tube?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By GarageBoy
The coolest brochure to date is hasselblads space...

The coolest brochure to date is hasselblads space photo brochure- wish I saved it from being tossed in a move
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 5,303
Posted By GarageBoy
Look up the original 5.8cm 1.4 - I believe that's...

Look up the original 5.8cm 1.4 - I believe that's what Ruger is talking about
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-07-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 17,295
Posted By GarageBoy
Yeah, but there are long term stability issues...

Yeah, but there are long term stability issues with cross processing
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 17,295
Posted By GarageBoy
I wish we could get proper ecn2 development for it

I wish we could get proper ecn2 development for it
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-05-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,940
Posted By GarageBoy
Development costs more than the film Thus, I use...

Development costs more than the film

Thus, I use Portra - but otherwise, Kodak if you like warm, Fuji if you like clean, saturated greens
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-03-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By GarageBoy
100 is "brighter" (more highlight contrast) and...

100 is "brighter" (more highlight contrast) and more magenta there
100F is less saturated and yellows/oranges turn almost muddy brown
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-02-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By GarageBoy
Velvia 50 is the only way to go

Velvia 50 is the only way to go
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-28-2017
Replies: 102
Views: 5,692
Posted By GarageBoy
The original non accu matte screen may be dark,...

The original non accu matte screen may be dark, but some feel it's easier to get precise focus on
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-25-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By GarageBoy
Long live the Rollei 6000 series - really wish...

Long live the Rollei 6000 series - really wish the battery was a standard non proprietary pack, though
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-24-2017
Replies: 102
Views: 5,692
Posted By GarageBoy
Don't let it get out of sync when mounting the...

Don't let it get out of sync when mounting the lens, or you'll discover the Hasselblad jam
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-24-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,355
Posted By GarageBoy
The n2000 and n2020 are nice ways to get a cheap...

The n2000 and n2020 are nice ways to get a cheap Nikon MF body - the n2020, while terrible at AF, is OK at giving focus confirm
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 7,117
Posted By GarageBoy
You can get c41 shadows to look dark too, dodge...

You can get c41 shadows to look dark too, dodge it during your print stage
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2017
Replies: 78
Views: 6,674
Posted By GarageBoy
Just make more affordable changing tents... I...

Just make more affordable changing tents... I worry that one day, I'll wear out my photoflex and won't be able to afford a harrison
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-19-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 4,320
Posted By GarageBoy
I need to dig out my 500C - it's early- with on...

I need to dig out my 500C - it's early- with on body PC connector and the matching red tape 80 planar (later chrome c lenses had a red line painted above the slow speeds) the lens, sadly has some...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-11-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 10,738
Posted By GarageBoy
Nikon AN4B is THE strap for me

Nikon AN4B is THE strap for me
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-11-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 3,428
Posted By GarageBoy
My labs charge the same for 24 and 36 exposures,...

My labs charge the same for 24 and 36 exposures, so 36 for me
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-26-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,217
Posted By GarageBoy
Because I like cheap beater cameras to teach...

Because I like cheap beater cameras to teach people on, and to gift

Plus, his gear isn't "mine"
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,217
Posted By GarageBoy
Hmm, some 50s are creeping up in asking price,...

Hmm, some 50s are creeping up in asking price, probably for the "intro to fast prime" genre

Any of the kit/standard zooms decent and cheap?
Minolta 35-70, Nikon 35-105 (not really THAT cheap)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,217
Posted By GarageBoy
Sub $40 SLR and lens ? What can you find and think of?

What's a decent SLR and lens combo you can get for $40 (trolling on eBay)

I just picked up a maxxum 7000 and 50 1.7 for $25, but I think I got lucky
Maxxum with the 35-70 f4 are cheap too

What can...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-25-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,281
Posted By GarageBoy
The Pentax 928 gets respect around here

The Pentax 928 gets respect around here
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,664
Posted By GarageBoy
Zeiss 35 1.4 distagon for contax yashica - first...

Zeiss 35 1.4 distagon for contax yashica - first time I had a portrait with it... Wow
Zeiss spent lots of time and money trying to get a body made for their awesome lenses, dodging patents, coming up...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,492
Posted By GarageBoy
Any one repair the meters on the F? I'd love to...

Any one repair the meters on the F? I'd love to get that working
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-23-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,738
Posted By GarageBoy
Glad its back - dying to try it for photos in...

Glad its back - dying to try it for photos in urban spaces at night
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By GarageBoy
Yeah, I'll go there if I need singles, or K and M...

Yeah, I'll go there if I need singles, or K and M - but Adorama was nearby to a bunch of places I frequent- also easier to walk and pay and get out of the store
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2017
Replies: 114
Views: 15,688
Posted By GarageBoy
Which budget 28 should I go with? 2.8 or 3.5? Or...

Which budget 28 should I go with? 2.8 or 3.5? Or go with the 35 2.8?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By GarageBoy
I just liked the option of picking up a roll for...

I just liked the option of picking up a roll for a day... I don't want to keep 4 other rolls around until whenever I needed them

Oh well
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2017
Replies: 2,724
Views: 800,844
Posted By GarageBoy
Those Chinese SLRs are cooool

Those Chinese SLRs are cooool
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By GarageBoy
It's hard to go wrong with any new SLR/mirror...

It's hard to go wrong with any new SLR/mirror less in 2017, regardless of what pixel peepers say
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By GarageBoy
Adorama only selling pro packs of pro films...

Dropped by to buy one roll of Velvia, had to buy 5... They didn't wanna deal with the inventory issues, when I asked
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 01-15-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By GarageBoy
Mamiya press or Polaroid 600se I had a graflex...

Mamiya press or Polaroid 600se

I had a graflex XL and just got a back for it
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-07-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2,613
Posted By GarageBoy
The popular bullseye is the world's most annoying...

The popular bullseye is the world's most annoying camera to use. Fidling with the aperture control, the crappy meter, the annoying interlock (it locks the exposures beyond the range of the meter) ,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-07-2017
Replies: 124
Views: 25,724
Posted By GarageBoy
You're one of 3 people using a Rollei 6000 - I...

You're one of 3 people using a Rollei 6000 - I can't even find a decent prices SLX...

I currently love my 80 F lens and my CF 150 on my Pentax 645
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,921
Posted By GarageBoy
Please Kodak, keep the labs alive with e6...

Please Kodak, keep the labs alive with e6 chemicals
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2017
Replies: 114
Views: 15,688
Posted By GarageBoy
I love the xd11, and its a sweetheart of a...

I love the xd11, and its a sweetheart of a camera, but out of 3 I bought, only one works - I had a mint black one that was dead and unrepairable... Still sad about that...

OTOH, I'll go dig out my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,921
Posted By GarageBoy
Wooo I'm still trying to see what I should shoot...

Wooo
I'm still trying to see what I should shoot on my Provia 400x- can't wait to have both this and ferrania
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-26-2016
Replies: 109
Views: 12,554
Posted By GarageBoy
Camera Barn- I remember seeing those ads in one...

Camera Barn- I remember seeing those ads in one of the many modern photography magazines I had lying around

Who were the other premier NYC shops at the time?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-25-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,755
Posted By GarageBoy
Well, i got lucky and hes left me alone

Well, i got lucky and hes left me alone
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-11-2016
Replies: 66
Views: 17,973
Posted By GarageBoy
How do you tell the difference between an early...

How do you tell the difference between an early and late m7?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2016
Replies: 86
Views: 7,127
Posted By GarageBoy
Plenty of pros used fe2s and fm2s - my dad did a...

Plenty of pros used fe2s and fm2s - my dad did a lot of repair work on them during his time at Nippon

They liked the higher sync speeds and higher top shutter speed
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-02-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,755
Posted By GarageBoy
Fewer dodgy people in the US, I guess Ive sold a...

Fewer dodgy people in the US, I guess
Ive sold a Fountain Pen to someone in Hong Kong who tried the same scheme - I was younger at the time, and I went, screw it, here's $20 - on a $700 item and he...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-02-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,755
Posted By GarageBoy
Zhouxi2010 I undercharged him for shipping too

Zhouxi2010

I undercharged him for shipping too
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-02-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,755
Posted By GarageBoy
Yeah, but then what's stopping him from claiming...

Yeah, but then what's stopping him from claiming I sent a different camera?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-02-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,755
Posted By GarageBoy
Not holding my money yet. He tried to tell me he...

Not holding my money yet. He tried to tell me he reported to eBay and they told him to start a claim, but he doesn't want to do that because it would lock up my PayPal and hes giving me a chance to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-02-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,755
Posted By GarageBoy
eBay scammer - IIIF

So I sell a IIIF on eBay, buyer pays, I mail it to China, he tells me, it got scratched in transit, and shows me pics of a well used Leica - I tell him, no way that happened, chrome doesn't wear like...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-29-2016
Replies: 167
Views: 14,993
Posted By GarageBoy
Wait, is Freestyle the last mail order company...

Wait, is Freestyle the last mail order company that'll ship chemicals?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-20-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 3,826
Posted By GarageBoy
Ektar 25 for me and I was too young to remember...

Ektar 25 for me and I was too young to remember what it looked like
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2016
Replies: 113
Views: 33,439
Posted By GarageBoy
On the screw mount forum, it almost plays second...

On the screw mount forum, it almost plays second fiddle to the summitar for not having enough "character". The shots here are gorgeous
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-14-2016
Replies: 67
Views: 6,181
Posted By GarageBoy
Why not Leica make a scanning jig for whatever...

Why not Leica make a scanning jig for whatever cameras?

Piecing together old copy stands, light sources and holders are a bit of a pain- then inverting and post processing..
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-14-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,096
Posted By GarageBoy
I always read between the lines of sales ads...

I always read between the lines of sales ads anyways

Why is it so hard to run a camera through a function test. Been burned with wrinkled shutters, Minolta XDs where meters don't work, undisclosed...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-07-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 17,343
Posted By GarageBoy
One gripe - you have to go buy and carry around a...

One gripe - you have to go buy and carry around a reflective attachment...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-06-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 17,343
Posted By GarageBoy
Old thread, I know Love these things- it's the...

Old thread, I know
Love these things- it's the meter I grew up with (my dad let me use his flash meter iv) and it's the system I know best

Should pick up a vi one day

The auto meter IIIf was in...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-06-2016
Replies: 70
Views: 11,856
Posted By GarageBoy
I also vote Nikon- ZF glass from Zeiss is...

I also vote Nikon- ZF glass from Zeiss is available and the bodies are more reliable than anything from Kyocera
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