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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 1,482
Posted By DominikDUK
Skip Bleach Bypass meets crossprocessing...

Skip Bleach Bypass meets crossprocessing interesting, the look doesn't work for everything but it will suit some subjects. Good news
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-20-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,708
Posted By DominikDUK
For more infos about german aerial cameras used...

For more infos about german aerial cameras used by the Luftwaffe unfortunately in German and a bit weird but interesting none the less.

http://www.luftarchiv.de/index.htm?/bordgerate/kamera.htm
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-28-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2,248
Posted By DominikDUK
In reality Made in German is rarely 100% made in...

In reality Made in German is rarely 100% made in Germany what counts is the value added if the value added is mostly added in Germany than you can call your product made in Germany. Weird but no...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-26-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,896
Posted By DominikDUK
Well HCB was part of the Résistance so he did...

Well HCB was part of the Résistance so he did have at least as much Balls as Capa if not more so. He just wasn't a war photographer-

But I believe the whole comparison with HCB ist not really...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-24-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 2,896
Posted By DominikDUK
Whatever the cause Capa should be thankful for it...

Whatever the cause Capa should be thankful for it without the damage his photographs wouldn't have had half the impact they had. The grittiness, shake, etc.. add tremendously to the pictures, without...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-24-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By DominikDUK
Red face "But the modern corrections (distortion, etc) of...

"But the modern corrections (distortion, etc) of the Summarit, as well as the potential sharpness bump. However, I'm not crazy about the bump in contrast and the 'dynamic range' suffering as a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,362
Posted By DominikDUK
They do :-)

They do :-)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,362
Posted By DominikDUK
You are actually only partially right Fuji and...

You are actually only partially right Fuji and Agfa still make release or archive Stocks. The latter is also used for long term storage of digital movies. :-) But I agree their survival is not linked...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-21-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By DominikDUK
Seriously both are good enough for acrylic...

Seriously both are good enough for acrylic prints, they are rarely done at more than 150 to 200 Dpi so both should give you enough resolution for the size you want. Beneath the acrylic you still have...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,099
Posted By DominikDUK
Electronic cameras of the early 80's or earlier...

Electronic cameras of the early 80's or earlier can't be compared to modern electronic cameras like an F5 F6 etc... those electro mechanical cameras that don't have a mini Computer build in a very...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,099
Posted By DominikDUK
Again to repair an electronic part isn't more...

Again to repair an electronic part isn't more expensive or time consuming than a technical part. IC designed in the 70's are still available, you need Knowledge in electronics that's it but as a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-17-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,099
Posted By DominikDUK
I think it's less of a money problem than many...

I think it's less of a money problem than many people think electronics are cheap at least cheaper than high quality mechanical parts. It's just that problems in the IC can't be seen by simply...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,301
Posted By DominikDUK
Also forgot the Meopta flexaret and Ikoflex the...

Also forgot the Meopta flexaret and Ikoflex the latter Flexaret can give the Rolleiflex (pre Planar) a run for its money and the Czech despite being a former "eastern Block" country made and still...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 3,301
Posted By DominikDUK
The later Rolleicords are a good choice they are...

The later Rolleicords are a good choice they are lighter than the Rolleiflex and do have a Xenar lens which is just as good as a Tessar. Earlier Rolleiflex are also an option but I don't always trust...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,843
Posted By DominikDUK
I would use the film you usually use and buy some...

I would use the film you usually use and buy some interesting film you can experiment with in Japan. If your go to film is Kodak Gold get Kodak Gold 200 and take some 400 which isn't all that...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-02-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By DominikDUK
Thanks for the photographs, looks to me like the...

Thanks for the photographs, looks to me like the lens is a more than decent performer. Especially at this price point
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-02-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By DominikDUK
The lens rendering is quiet beautiful, the...

The lens rendering is quiet beautiful, the out-of-focus rendering is sometimes not that great just like with every other lens incl. the Noctilux. Would like to see results on film as I believe that's...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-30-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 3,793
Posted By DominikDUK
There are still a few mfg. so Kodak just has to...

There are still a few mfg. so Kodak just has to change their partner and we have HC110 again.

I would wait a bit before spelling doom and gloom or saying that everything is ok. This is just the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-17-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By DominikDUK
Monolith was shot on panchromatic plates made by...

Monolith was shot on panchromatic plates made by Kodak and a yellow filter so not Ortho. Ortho would result in a pure white sky not a dark sky Cloudscapes (cloudy sky) without blue sky were...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-14-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,384
Posted By DominikDUK
The standard rules still apply snow is white not...

The standard rules still apply snow is white not 18% grey so if you want white snow use f16 and the shutter speed that corresponds to the light conditions overcast, cloudy, sunny, etc.... Yes snow...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2019
Replies: 3,039
Views: 735,414
Posted By DominikDUK
Thank you for the info

Thank you for the info
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2019
Replies: 3,039
Views: 735,414
Posted By DominikDUK
What developer did you use, the result looks...

What developer did you use, the result looks quiet grainy for HP5+ which I like btw.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By DominikDUK
I believe he used several different techniques...

I believe he used several different techniques some on the same photos one of them washi film, some of the photographs were made with lith or some other high contrast film, some with normal film and...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-09-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,126
Posted By DominikDUK
Adox is not available in Matt :-( only in glossy...

Adox is not available in Matt :-( only in glossy and semi-matt. did you mean Foma. Matt Foma is also not as matt as Ilford MG Matt.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-08-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,126
Posted By DominikDUK
Since you are already familiar with Warmtone RC...

Since you are already familiar with Warmtone RC you could try the Ilford warmtone FB Paper which is very highly regarded. Personally love Foma papers they are also less expensive than Ilford their...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By DominikDUK
As HHPhoto said it's Kentmere 400 but unlike...

As HHPhoto said it's Kentmere 400 but unlike RPX400 (35mm, 120 and I believe 4x5) it's not available in other film formats 35mm only. The grain is not the finest and the grain structure is not...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-02-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,624
Posted By DominikDUK
Leica/Leitz made lenses for MF folders does that...

Leica/Leitz made lenses for MF folders does that count? Nagel Vollenda, The Summar was also available as Large Format lens. So they might not have build an MF camera but they were involved in the MF...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-27-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 2,364
Posted By DominikDUK
Thank you for the info Haven't used the CHS 100...

Thank you for the info

Haven't used the CHS 100 II as I still have some Efke 100 I was astonished to read that the film was sold as orthopanchromatic by Adox as Efke 100 was many things but ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 2,364
Posted By DominikDUK
In a way Efke 100 is still in production under...

In a way Efke 100 is still in production under the Adox Name CHS 100 II is for all intents and purposes Efke 100 with better QC. and I agree the film is/was gorgeous.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-21-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 2,047
Posted By DominikDUK
Ilford DD-X the only drawback and a minuscule one...

Ilford DD-X the only drawback and a minuscule one at that is a bit more grain and the price.
Never used Ultrafin T but if it is anything like the other Tetenal developers you can expect good results...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2018
Replies: 465
Views: 95,897
Posted By DominikDUK
Beautiful photograph

Beautiful photograph
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,948
Posted By DominikDUK
T-max 100 is a very sharp film it just doesn't...

T-max 100 is a very sharp film it just doesn't always look that sharp because of its flatter contrast, lack of grain and grain structure. John Sexton used Tmax 100 and his results are pretty sharp...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-20-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By DominikDUK
Can't agree more. I am big Hopper Fan so I...

Can't agree more.

I am big Hopper Fan so I think the photographs are rather nice.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,948
Posted By DominikDUK
I guess Roger and Skiff are both right. Often...

I guess Roger and Skiff are both right. Often grain adds to the perception of sharpness as does higher contrast in both cases it's not really higher sharpness but perception of sharpness.

Finest...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,433
Posted By DominikDUK
Skiff I admit I was wrong in my previous posts...

Skiff I admit I was wrong in my previous posts confusing CMS with HR-50, etc.. but those 800 lp have to be brought onto the paper and you can't really do that the paper doesn't have the resolution...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,559
Posted By DominikDUK
That's good news, hope 120 and 35mm will follow...

That's good news, hope 120 and 35mm will follow soon.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,433
Posted By DominikDUK
You are right it is nitpicking but to say that...

You are right it is nitpicking but to say that Cms has a wider dynamic/ tonal range than conventional film is simply not true. I am sure that HR50 is better in that regard than CMS but not better...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-19-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,433
Posted By DominikDUK
Sorry but since the film is available in 120...

Sorry but since the film is available in 120 Format it can't be better in 35mm than the medium format version. It can outresolve standard film but since Argentia quiet clearly stated "With 35mm film...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-19-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,433
Posted By DominikDUK
Sorry but that's BS. Tonality is one of the MF...

Sorry but that's BS. Tonality is one of the MF Qualities and you can get that, also the film is available in MF so how are you gonna surpass the quality of a film that is available in larger format...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By DominikDUK
Gunnar Fischer's work on Bergmann's early movies...

Gunnar Fischer's work on Bergmann's early movies is definetely Nykvist's equal. (7th Seal, Wild Strawberries. etc...) Though I absolutely love Nykvist's work on Vargtimmen (Hour of the Wolf). There...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By DominikDUK
The conformist directed by Bertolucci is another...

The conformist directed by Bertolucci is another example as is the last emperor also by Bertolucci both film were shot in color but photography (color and light) is the main narrative tool as it is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By DominikDUK
Here his direct quote and it has nothing to do...

Here his direct quote and it has nothing to do with deep focus "I didn't want this to a be a vintage black-and-white — a black-and-white that would look like something done in the '60s or the ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By DominikDUK
Large Format Digital, Arri Alexa 65, but the...

Large Format Digital, Arri Alexa 65, but the capturing medium shouldn't matter. Though Cuaron said in an interview that he wanted a digital look. It Looks beautiful but it lacks some texture, that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2018
Replies: 245
Views: 14,923
Posted By DominikDUK
The results look quiet interesting it seems that...

The results look quiet interesting it seems that film is not fully panchromatic, a bit contrasty but still more than 6 Stops dynamic range. I believe the product is still in the development phase so...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-07-2018
Replies: 54
Views: 1,923
Posted By DominikDUK
Sorry maybe I am confused but the only factory...

Sorry maybe I am confused but the only factory they are talking about on the Kickstarter website is the small "factory" they bought or rented in Vienna, not the polaroid or fuji or some other factory.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-25-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 1,516
Posted By DominikDUK
I don't see how the lens is responsible for the...

I don't see how the lens is responsible for the camera's dynamic range, I am pretty sure that the Leica lenses for L are very very good and superior to the M Lenses on the SL Body, they were after...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-20-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 940
Posted By DominikDUK
You can get it at the printing stage. With split...

You can get it at the printing stage. With split grade printing for example or and or a certain amount of dodging and burning.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-20-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 940
Posted By DominikDUK
Pushing the film adds contrast you lose some...

Pushing the film adds contrast you lose some midtone and some shadow detail. Very simplified the film isn't really faster you just develop it a bit longer which increases the contrast, the shadows...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-20-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 940
Posted By DominikDUK
Kentmere doesn't really have more contrast than...

Kentmere doesn't really have more contrast than HP5 if anything it is even flatter also some people don't like the Kentmere's grain. Fomapan on the other hand is rather contrasty and far from flat...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,446
Posted By DominikDUK
New films seems to be somewhat misleading, it's...

New films seems to be somewhat misleading, it's an old film in new clothes (Agfa Aviphot maybe). The speed boost technology whatever it is sounds a bit like pre flashing. Still great news. Congrats...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 2,343
Posted By DominikDUK
Film is not analogue photography only a part of...

Film is not analogue photography only a part of it and the original questions wasn't how to safe film but how to save analogue photography of which film is part but so is the calotype, dryplate,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-28-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 2,343
Posted By DominikDUK
Interesting it seems that "analogue" photography...

Interesting it seems that "analogue" photography is considered by many to be industrial made film photography only. Denise Ross has instructions on her website the lightfarm on how to make film...
Forum: Fuji X Series 08-27-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 3,082
Posted By DominikDUK
Just for clarification do they call themselves...

Just for clarification do they call themselves National Socialist Party or are they called NAZIs because they are extreme rightwingers?

Anyways interesting photographs
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-07-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By DominikDUK
There is no negative to recover unfortunately...

There is no negative to recover unfortunately that is. Instax is a positive emulsion and works differently than Polaroid or Fuji peel apart.
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-06-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,113
Posted By DominikDUK
At that point Xenar was a trade name there are 3...

At that point Xenar was a trade name there are 3 Element Xenars and five element Xenars the majority are tessar type lenses but not all. Ross also made a five element tessar to circumvent the Zeiss...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-06-2018
Replies: 53
Views: 2,183
Posted By DominikDUK
4x5 too small not really 4x5 contact prints can...

4x5 too small not really 4x5 contact prints can look superb but, but the photographer has to take the photograph with a small sized contact print in mind.
I love carte de visite portraits and they...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-06-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By DominikDUK
Depends on what you wanna do with the Images. A...

Depends on what you wanna do with the Images. A copy stand with lighting and a digital cameras is good enough for most purposes. Most Museums have switched from scanners to reprocameras mounted on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,248
Posted By DominikDUK
Actually you are wrong a snapshot is just as much...

Actually you are wrong a snapshot is just as much photography as a Photograph made in a Studio Setting with dozens of assistants. In fact since the vast majority of photographs are snapshots, they...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,248
Posted By DominikDUK
This could be said for most digital photography...

This could be said for most digital photography including digital photography with a camera you can store 5000 photographs on a Card and if the Card is full you delete most of them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,248
Posted By DominikDUK
I still don't see a difference between the...

I still don't see a difference between the average snapshot photographer of bygone years and todays smartphone photographers. The vast majority of photographs were forgotten by the photographer...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,248
Posted By DominikDUK
Actually he is 100% wrong photography as a medium...

Actually he is 100% wrong photography as a medium is more appreciated than it ever was before. until a few years ago photography had a very bad standing Photographs were thrown away by the millions...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-01-2018
Replies: 157
Views: 4,248
Posted By DominikDUK
Smartphones haven't killed photography there are...

Smartphones haven't killed photography there are quiet a few rather good photographs made with Smartphones. Exclusivity doesn't make a great Photograph a good vision makes a good photograph the tool...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 4,495
Posted By DominikDUK
Actually Google trends is considered to be pretty...

Actually Google trends is considered to be pretty biased, one of their big biases is that they pretty much only care about the english speaking world understandable but not correct if one considers...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-28-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,565
Posted By DominikDUK
This might be but the Sensors of their current...

This might be but the Sensors of their current pro line are still made by Sony. Nikon has been making Sensors for nearly 20 years just not for the D5 and D850. Also one of Nikons big selling points...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-28-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 12,565
Posted By DominikDUK
The sensors for the D5 and the D850 are both made...

The sensors for the D5 and the D850 are both made by Sony. With digital photography the Software side is often more important to the iq than the Chip. I wish Nikon the best of luck a new mount isn't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,699
Posted By DominikDUK
Nearly forgot Days of Heaven or pretty much any...

Nearly forgot Days of Heaven or pretty much any Terence Malick movie.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,699
Posted By DominikDUK
Grapes of Wrath (1939) looks like a series of FSA...

Grapes of Wrath (1939) looks like a series of FSA photographs. Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate is another still photographic film.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,699
Posted By DominikDUK
An interview from 2015 in the Telegraphy ...

An interview from 2015 in the Telegraphy https://www.telegraph.co.uk/photography/what-to-see/wim-wenders-photography-interview/ "“I embrace digital technology in my films, but I’m a conservative ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,699
Posted By DominikDUK
Have to disagree with you these days, as stated...

Have to disagree with you these days, as stated in many of his interviews, he prefers digital for his movies and analogue film for his stills. Still a great director and his long time collaborator...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 2,699
Posted By DominikDUK
Pretty much any director worth his salt composes...

Pretty much any director worth his salt composes the frame some very obvious and some less furthermore some genres lend themselves to still photographic composition while others e.g. dialogue heavy...
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-20-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By DominikDUK
With B/W you might want to use a yellow filter...

With B/W you might want to use a yellow filter this gives you one stop and you can also pull tri-x one stop tri-x looks great in microdol-X and will probably look great in perceptol as well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 3,173
Posted By DominikDUK
Rodinal 1:100 stand should do the trick it will...

Rodinal 1:100 stand should do the trick it will somewhat tame the very high contrast. This is not a print film it is a sound recording film, same family different contrast.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-09-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,391
Posted By DominikDUK
Actually a FF DSLR is an inferior imaging tool at...

Actually a FF DSLR is an inferior imaging tool at least compared to the newest Digibacks yo might have pretty big upfront costs but the quality can't be beat. :-)

But seriously analogue photography...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,655
Posted By DominikDUK
One of the non AE Nikkormats you can use them as...

One of the non AE Nikkormats you can use them as hammer and they will keep on working. Personally I would choose a Nikkormat FT2 or FT3. The Zenit EM is another candidate built like a brick...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-03-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,377
Posted By DominikDUK
The summicron has better corner sharpness and...

The summicron has better corner sharpness and better resolution. The elmar more contrast from f5.6 they are nearly equal in sharpness. At f8 to f11 you're hard pressed to see a real difference in...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-26-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 9,055
Posted By DominikDUK
You can't get rid of the bubbles in the glass at...

You can't get rid of the bubbles in the glass at least not in your lifetime or your great great grandchildrens lieftime. Zeiss is owned by Schott Schott was and is the premier manufacturer of high...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-22-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 9,055
Posted By DominikDUK
Nick a small correction the Tessar has 4 elements...

Nick a small correction the Tessar has 4 elements not 3, also maybe Nikon was honest enough and actually used the T Stop instead of F-Stop. I agree the difference between F and T stop can be quiet...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-20-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 9,055
Posted By DominikDUK
The Cooke S4 are not low element count lenses and...

The Cooke S4 are not low element count lenses and also have some aspherical Elements. The difference in the video seems to be the result of higher field curvature of the Cookes as opposed to little...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-20-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 9,055
Posted By DominikDUK
The Cooke S4 is very far from vintage they were...

The Cooke S4 is very far from vintage they were introduced in the mid-to late nineties and still are some of the most widely used cine lenses in existence. If you want the real old time Cooke look...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-19-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 9,055
Posted By DominikDUK
You can't compare reality with a 2-dimensional...

You can't compare reality with a 2-dimensional representation of reality, they are two completely different things, the brain knows the difference.
And the wish -at least mine- is to reproduce the...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-19-2018
Replies: 161
Views: 9,055
Posted By DominikDUK
The human eye's lens is a biconvex singlet with...

The human eye's lens is a biconvex singlet with pretty much every optical fault known to physics in short very far from perfect. I believe the preference for lenses with some degree of optical...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2018
Replies: 83
Views: 2,166
Posted By DominikDUK
Tri-x outresolves many modern high end optics...

Tri-x outresolves many modern high end optics near 100 lp/mm apo summicron 75 lp/mm the best optic is still the Tripod microscopic camera shake has an effect on resolution.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 6,909
Posted By DominikDUK
Normal contrast, Tmax3200 was designed to handle...

Normal contrast, Tmax3200 was designed to handle tricky contrasty lighting conditions. Also Tmax has a softer gradation than tx which suits some subjects extremely well.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By DominikDUK
Good work thanks for the link for those...

Good work thanks for the link for those interested in that topic or photographs dealing with addiction I can recommend Eugene Richard's book cocaine true cocaine blue it's from the 90's but stll a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By DominikDUK
overexpose and overdevelop hp5 or tri-x in...

overexpose and overdevelop hp5 or tri-x in Rodinal 1+25 Ralph Gibson treatment and you'll get lots of big grain and a huge boost in contrast. HP5 E.I . 200 11mins @20c in Rodinal 1+25.
Love that combo
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 12-07-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 5,428
Posted By DominikDUK
The only thing I really dislike about the camera...

The only thing I really dislike about the camera is the name. The Name Recycling is a bit confusing. The IQ of the Olympus and the Leica is more than good enough for most applications. And it's great...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-12-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 2,136
Posted By DominikDUK
Congrats the Summar is a lovely lens that can...

Congrats the Summar is a lovely lens that can give great results.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-10-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 1,838
Posted By DominikDUK
If anything the 50mm looks contrastier than the...

If anything the 50mm looks contrastier than the 90mm. Also the dark background with the 90mm is a result of perspective. It's the flowerbed and shadow on the opposite wall, the 50mm lens simply shows...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-10-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 1,838
Posted By DominikDUK
They look fine to me.

They look fine to me.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-09-2017
Replies: 133
Views: 5,611
Posted By DominikDUK
The M3 is an iconic camera but not the camera for...

The M3 is an iconic camera but not the camera for everyone. Haptics and feel are extremely important in the choice of tools. If the feeling isn't there after a certain amount of time the tool is not...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-18-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 3,521
Posted By DominikDUK
Kazuya Sudo's examples on the Leica site are...

Kazuya Sudo's examples on the Leica site are quiet beautiful and a great example of what can be done with a soft focus lens. Beautiful. The price tag of the lens unfortunately isn't :-(
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-11-2017
Replies: 122
Views: 6,370
Posted By DominikDUK
I love Impossible Film in both color and B/W. I...

I love Impossible Film in both color and B/W. I loved Polaroid 669 for it's inaccurate sky rendering (atomic sky) and Impossible though different than Polaroids rendering is also quiet nice. I don't...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 5,877
Posted By DominikDUK
Often Envy, many succesful photographers are...

Often Envy, many succesful photographers are disliked Annie Leibovitz is another one
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-25-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 8,094
Posted By DominikDUK
You can make good photographs with any camera and...

You can make good photographs with any camera and even without a camera (photograms). Cell phone cameras are good enough for many applications and you usally carry them with you. The drawback which...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By DominikDUK
Herb Ritts was not only a good photographer he...

Herb Ritts was not only a good photographer he also directed quiet a few music videos. Some of them have some more than decent cinematography.

...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-10-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,473
Posted By DominikDUK
Because it is another tool in the toolbox. It's...

Because it is another tool in the toolbox. It's neither better nor worse than digital they are different brushes for some things the look and feel of digital is better suited and for some things the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-15-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,971
Posted By DominikDUK
Even Magnum members fall for snake oil sales men....

Even Magnum members fall for snake oil sales men. :-( The photographers agency is no more.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-06-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,263
Posted By DominikDUK
An RA4 C-Print is a silver print, the silver is...

An RA4 C-Print is a silver print, the silver is bleached out but silver is still the light sensitive component. A drylab which is not the same thing as a classic minilab and unfortunately the most...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 06-06-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,263
Posted By DominikDUK
ruilourosa it´s a hard thing to replicate...

ruilourosa it´s a hard thing to replicate silver gelatin printing in digital...:

Actually it's easy and has been done for more than 20 years Durst Lambda and pretty much every Minilab for the...
Forum: Optics Theory - 05-08-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 8,286
Posted By DominikDUK
I love the term older lenses, on previous poster...

I love the term older lenses, on previous poster even used a comparison of the Cooke S4 to the Summilux. The S4 is from the late 90's and it probably one of the most highly regarded series of cine...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 05-03-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 4,836
Posted By DominikDUK
A bellows extension calculator is very useful for...

A bellows extension calculator is very useful for close ups you can download one for free http://www.salzgeber.at/disc/
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-25-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,026
Posted By DominikDUK
Using kitchen gloves should be enough, also using...

Using kitchen gloves should be enough, also using a mask while handling dry chemicals isn't a bad idea either. Carcinogen is one of these words that catches instant attention but in reality many...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-25-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,026
Posted By DominikDUK
Pyro developers can be great pyrocatechol and...

Pyro developers can be great pyrocatechol and pyrogallol are very different different stain color, different properties in regards to grain, etc... etc... One thing they have in common they are not...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-11-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 10,737
Posted By DominikDUK
Even the early Rolleiflexes are good cameras the...

Even the early Rolleiflexes are good cameras the dark screen is often the result of a deteriorating mirror, which can be changed for little money. Personally I prefer the look I get from the Tessar...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By DominikDUK
@emra +100 to your comment but you don't have to...

@emra +100 to your comment but you don't have to read the article and its comments to find misogyny and gender bias. The posting on some photo forums are not much better in that regard.

I also...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 03-22-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,105
Posted By DominikDUK
The author seems to have been a bit confused....

The author seems to have been a bit confused. High ISO who cares about high ISO performance certainly not most MF-Digital camera users. Those who need high iso and superfast lenses are certainly...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-20-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,107
Posted By DominikDUK
The smithsonian has a nice site about textile...

The smithsonian has a nice site about textile restoration and mould removal
https://www.si.edu/mci/english/learn_more/taking_care/mnm.html
The canadian conservation Institute Removing Mould from...
Forum: Travel 12-21-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,272
Posted By DominikDUK
Nice photographs. Try to contact Red Bull they...

Nice photographs.
Try to contact Red Bull they have a nature Magazine (Terra Mater) and a Company Advertising (Red Bulletin) mag that loves that Kind of thing B/W + bike and less well known countries
Forum: Travel 12-14-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,010
Posted By DominikDUK
Foto Leutner is the pro lab in Vienna Cyberlab...

Foto Leutner is the pro lab in Vienna Cyberlab uses them for some of their offerings in fact one could say most premium products offered at cyberlab are actually Leutner....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-24-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,346
Posted By DominikDUK
Dasnkdynamic every Roll sold of Agfa Emulsion...

Dasnkdynamic every Roll sold of Agfa Emulsion keeps film alive much more so than Ilford who is still a smaller film mfg. than Agfa. Also since the Ilford takeover I'd be very very careful about...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,346
Posted By DominikDUK
If he writes that it is a new coating and it...

If he writes that it is a new coating and it isn't it's fraud so I doubt that he is lying.

Regarding enhanced red sensitivity in theory you have less haze (not lens haze) as the film will cut trough...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,346
Posted By DominikDUK
Skiff he wrote "freshly produced Emulsion" this...

Skiff he wrote "freshly produced Emulsion" this to me means coating and not cutting to size and spooling into casettes. Also nobody really knows how much film JCH has ordered one master roll or more....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-21-2016
Replies: 768
Views: 327,930
Posted By DominikDUK
Looks like a Lioré et Olivier LeO 20

Looks like a Lioré et Olivier LeO 20
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-19-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 6,874
Posted By DominikDUK
A small correction to your post the US is in fact...

A small correction to your post the US is in fact not a democracy neither is any european country not even switzerland is a true democracy. The US is a republic and it's founders were very much anti...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-19-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,346
Posted By DominikDUK
Thank you for the info

Thank you for the info
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-19-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,346
Posted By DominikDUK
If it is indeed an old masterroll that was sold...

If it is indeed an old masterroll that was sold by say Agfa-Gevaert than Agfa still made money with the film and it will show up as profit for the film division.
If it is a newly coated discontinued...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-19-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 6,874
Posted By DominikDUK
A few years ago there was a a graphic that showed...

A few years ago there was a a graphic that showed the amount of spying the Stasi did and the amount of spying the NSA did. well let's say the Stasi has nothing on the NSA in terms of pure Data and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-18-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,346
Posted By DominikDUK
Sorry confused you with Henning Serger who has...

Sorry confused you with Henning Serger who has similar opinions as you do. Again sorry

ProviaFan can't say that I agree good news about film helps everyone involved in the industry. While Jan makes...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-18-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,346
Posted By DominikDUK
Henning your posting is a bit harsh. Also every...

Henning your posting is a bit harsh. Also every news about a "new" film is good news, as it at least suggests that there is still a market for analogue photography. This in turn helps the film...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-17-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 5,481
Posted By DominikDUK
The best analogue AF pro Nikon is the F4 as a...

The best analogue AF pro Nikon is the F4 as a previous poster stated there is no lens (one or two exceptions) the F4 can't meter with. It is also a bargain and I find the much criticized knobs very...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-11-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 5,481
Posted By DominikDUK
It isn't really any better imo, also you should...

It isn't really any better imo, also you should stay with what you know for all intents and purposes the Nikon AF and Canon Eos System are equals. The backwards compatibility is a bit of a myth as...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-10-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,260
Posted By DominikDUK
No Color film will even remotely look like Tri-X...

No Color film will even remotely look like Tri-X XP2 is at least a B/W film.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2016
Replies: 93
Views: 7,917
Posted By DominikDUK
I wouldn't call it racism, if an american born...

I wouldn't call it racism, if an american born photographer would have made these photos would you have the same Problems as you have with Frank's work. He doesn't glamorize America like some...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By DominikDUK
bmattock I might be a bit sensitive regarding...

bmattock I might be a bit sensitive regarding this homeless as a choice or not choice Thing as my former Girlfriend spent some time as a Homeless due to mental issues. During that period quiet a few...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2016
Replies: 93
Views: 7,917
Posted By DominikDUK
Jsrockit I agree the talentless hacks was a bit...

Jsrockit I agree the talentless hacks was a bit much.
Sevres babylone thanks for the link, Hsg might like Gordon Parks and Nan Goldin though. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By DominikDUK
Panhandling is also a form of work, their time is...

Panhandling is also a form of work, their time is spent panhandling so they can't do something that would be considered fun and spare time. I also find it funny that if you are big multinational who...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2016
Replies: 93
Views: 7,917
Posted By DominikDUK
Thank you Dave for bringing Rutledge to my...

Thank you Dave for bringing Rutledge to my attention. They do have a very different background though. Still interesting work.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2016
Replies: 93
Views: 7,917
Posted By DominikDUK
His personal taste maybe :rolleyes: I am still...

His personal taste maybe :rolleyes:
I am still missing the explanation why they are so great or why they are bad. Because Szarkovski said so some 40 years ago isn't a good reason. If we are honest we...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-10-2016
Replies: 93
Views: 7,917
Posted By DominikDUK
Hsg thank you for starting the thread and...

Hsg thank you for starting the thread and discussion which is lacking two points: Why do you find them bad, and those who find them so great why do you find them so great. Saying others (curators,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-05-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 25,074
Posted By DominikDUK
To use an analogy from writing there is...

To use an analogy from writing there is Handwriting, and writing on a Computer. Handwriting is forward "thinking" you write and don't stop until you're finished you make mistakes etc... Writing on a...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-04-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 25,074
Posted By DominikDUK
Tom I actually like your idea a digicam sans LCD,...

Tom I actually like your idea a digicam sans LCD, sans menue buttons just an ISO Dial, Shutter Speed dial and in case of Leica DNG (RAW) format shooting. I am drooling just at the thought of it :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-04-2016
Replies: 234
Views: 25,074
Posted By DominikDUK
Finally I love you Leica ok love is a bit much...

Finally I love you Leica ok love is a bit much but this what I have been waiting for for quiet some time only yesterday after checking out the Pen F I thought to myself the rear screen is the one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-02-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By DominikDUK
That's the right approach and isn't it also what...

That's the right approach and isn't it also what gay prides are all about wanting to be treated like everybody else no matter the sexual orientation.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-02-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By DominikDUK
I like the first Picture the best great...

I like the first Picture the best great composition. Looking at the pictures you wouldn't know that they were taken at a gay pride. I like the first Picture a lot.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-01-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By DominikDUK
Congrats though I admit I have never heard of...

Congrats though I admit I have never heard of onthedgestreet before your post.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-29-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By DominikDUK
The lens is very specialized I wish them luck but...

The lens is very specialized I wish them luck but for me the amount of edge distortion makes the lens a no go. Others might be able to use it creatively though.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 02-29-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 17,929
Posted By DominikDUK
Just like Polaroid was only an approximation of...

Just like Polaroid was only an approximation of the final photograph, you can use a digital camera as proofing tool. You don't have to go all digital.

Still bad news for those using pack film...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-26-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,101
Posted By DominikDUK
Do you have a decent P&S if so take it instead of...

Do you have a decent P&S if so take it instead of the Leica. Don't think too much about the camera and lens think about your Wife and the special moments you will have it is your 5th Anniversary. If...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-26-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3,949
Posted By DominikDUK
I imagine the specs were something like we want a...

I imagine the specs were something like we want a 100 & 400 iso film and they should be inexpensive in production and selling price. 35mm. The differences are most likely in the punctation and maybe...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-26-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3,949
Posted By DominikDUK
A few years ago Harman/Ilford said the won't do...

A few years ago Harman/Ilford said the won't do any relabel Deals anymore as they hurt the company and yet it seems that Ilford/Harman is at it more than ever. The Maco Gevaert thing okay aerial...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 6,731
Posted By DominikDUK
Depends on your Definition of reportage but Steve...

Depends on your Definition of reportage but Steve Burnett used it to cover the Olympics and other Events. Here`s a link to his Speed Graphic Work...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-23-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 4,463
Posted By DominikDUK
This Image is a classic PR/marketing piece and a...

This Image is a classic PR/marketing piece and a bit overhyped. But that's just my opinion.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2016
Replies: 49
Views: 5,799
Posted By DominikDUK
If you want the Tri-X look nothing will else will...

If you want the Tri-X look nothing will else will give it to you. It is contrastier than Kentmere 400, has according to some more pleasing grain than Kentmere 400 and it is a classic for a reason. It...
Forum: Lomography 02-20-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
Zeiss is the culprit as is Cosina constantly...

Zeiss is the culprit as is Cosina constantly recycling lens names that have little to do with the construction. The C-Sonnar is the closest we have come to a true classic Sonnar since the 1960's but...
Forum: Lomography 02-19-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
The C-Sonnar is a 6/4 (Ernostar) construction a...

The C-Sonnar is a 6/4 (Ernostar) construction a nice lens but not a Sonnar in fact it predates the Sonnar one could say it is the Sonnars direct predecessor. They are very close though they also...
Forum: Lomography 02-19-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
If you find a 50mm Sonnar without focus shift...

If you find a 50mm Sonnar without focus shift I'll be interested of hearing about it, because currently I am unaware of any such beast. Even the C-Sonnar has focus shift and it isn't even a true...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-18-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By DominikDUK
If it don't feel right get rid of it better...

If it don't feel right get rid of it better sooner than later. Do a try out or rent the X 100T before buying it. Comfort is one of the most important things when choosing a camera if you don't feel...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 02-17-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 5,999
Posted By DominikDUK
All four lenses are good optically the Nokton is...

All four lenses are good optically the Nokton is the best but it also has the least interesting look very modern, very clean, rather sterile. The J3+ and the opton are very close in out of focus...
Forum: Travel 02-14-2016
Replies: 115
Views: 7,739
Posted By DominikDUK
Admittedly I don't live in the US but some of the...

Admittedly I don't live in the US but some of the posts in this thread make me wonder. If we are talking about the South aren't we talking about a huge area and I am sure huge differences between the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-14-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,039
Posted By DominikDUK
In the original press release they said something...

In the original press release they said something like "a luxury good like a Leica". So Leica was more used as an example than as competition.

I admit I only read the google translation of the Press...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,039
Posted By DominikDUK
Interesting list especially the price difference...

Interesting list especially the price difference between the Exakta and the Contax. Before the war the Contax was way more expensive than the Leica.

So the eastern cameras weren't the least...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,039
Posted By DominikDUK
It's more that the Soviet State wanted a tool...

It's more that the Soviet State wanted a tool that was financially available to everyone or at least a larger number of people at least early on that is. Later on is a different matter though.

I am...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-13-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,955
Posted By DominikDUK
Nice post I fully agree. The whole speed things...

Nice post I fully agree. The whole speed things gets even funnier if one considers the work of past masters who used slower films and slower lenses and were still able to do night shots, available...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-13-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 6,039
Posted By DominikDUK
+1 to Sevo Zenit are very simple and crude...

+1 to Sevo
Zenit are very simple and crude machines but since they are rather simple they are also easy to repair and not so easy to kill. The ideal educational tools cheap and repairable.

What I a...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 5,323
Posted By DominikDUK
"The replies so far bar a few exceptions, praise...

"The replies so far bar a few exceptions, praise the 90's.
Well as for my experiences, is different.
I only use film, so digital Leica, does NOT apply.
The early 90 Elmar f4 are horrible.
One...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-11-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 5,323
Posted By DominikDUK
I have a soft spot for the original Elmar 4/90...

I have a soft spot for the original Elmar 4/90 wide open nice somewhat softer rendering for portraits stopped down one to two stop very good sharpness and contrast across the frame. The Elmar is not...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-10-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By DominikDUK
Thanks for the link interesting article.

Thanks for the link interesting article.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 6,569
Posted By DominikDUK
X-Ray and its discovery was a free scientific...

X-Ray and its discovery was a free scientific donation. It was Edison who commercialised it.
Daguerreotype was donated to the world except for one small part that is called Great Britain
Elon Musk...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
David the Kriegsberichterstatter and the...

David the Kriegsberichterstatter and the Wehrmacht as well as the Gestapo had coated Leitz lenses as well as Zeiss lenses. They were just not sold to the public, which had bigger problems than coated...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
+ 1 I believe the technological exchange of...

+ 1 I believe the technological exchange of person, materials and plans lasted nearly until the end.

Regarding coating lens coating was a Zeiss Patent and Leica coated lenses of the war years most...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
Actually I quoted a few non German designs and...

Actually I quoted a few non German designs and the Soviets (Russians, Ukrainians, Georgians, etc...)were definetly not the evil you made them out to be and the war against the communists and evil...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
The British were the big exception and the...

The British were the big exception and the Gloster actually predated the ME262 again it seems a case of bad marketing on the brits part. The Mig and Sabre copies are not copies of engine design but...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
Well the marshall plan the Europeans had to pay...

Well the marshall plan the Europeans had to pay for that Germany I believe until 2 or 3 years ago so no free lunch.
The Europeans also had to donate their patents to the US if the US so desired that...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
No they didn't Leica didn't come up with any...

No they didn't Leica didn't come up with any firsts,it wasn't the first 35mm camera and it wasn't the first rangefinder camera. The first non coupled rangefinder(telemeter) cameras were build in the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
Sevo we are both wrong me with Versailles and you...

Sevo we are both wrong me with Versailles and you with the Global crisis the merger was in 1926 a great year for German Cinema and the Germany optical Industry, the BAC/BAE example was correct though...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
The term forced merger was a statement of fact...

The term forced merger was a statement of fact and is actually a technical term.

The peace treaty of Versailles is considered one of the main reasons for Hitler's rise and WW2. So what was forced on...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
Patents and Trademarks are not the same thing...

Patents and Trademarks are not the same thing Zeiss Ikon is a Trademark. Trademarks were not voided.

Also Zeiss Ikon was the result of WW1 Germany had to consolidate it's photographic industry...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-04-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,917
Posted By DominikDUK
After WW1 and WW2 all German patents were voided...

After WW1 and WW2 all German patents were voided as war compensation, if that weren't the case let's just say Armstrong would never had set foot on the moon or Laika seen the earth orbit. The Mig and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By DominikDUK
Thought the same think. Prefer Sternbach's work...

Thought the same think. Prefer Sternbach's work her photographs seem more alive.
Videos of her work:...
Forum: Lomography 01-31-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
It was and I thought that it was the wrong place...

It was and I thought that it was the wrong place to post it so I deleted it after a short cooling down phase
Forum: Lomography 01-31-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
Thank you raid

Thank you raid
Forum: Lomography 01-31-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
........ Talking about cameras and lenses is...

........

Talking about cameras and lenses is much nicer than talking about politics less blood and perversion. So please let's return to the original topic.
Forum: Lomography 01-31-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
Could we please talk about cameras and stop the...

Could we please talk about cameras and stop the clicheed politics thank you.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-27-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 5,253
Posted By DominikDUK
I like his potato (and other stil lifes) better...

I like his potato (and other stil lifes) better than his celeb portraits. Or like Satchmo and Ella Fitzgerals once sang
You like potato and I like potahto
You like tomato and I like tomahto
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Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-27-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 5,771
Posted By DominikDUK
Ming Thein's review is much better but...

Ming Thein's review is much better but unfortunately it still seems like the cameras has problems handling highlight details at least the B/W examples seem to hint that way. I can see it as a...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-27-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 5,771
Posted By DominikDUK
I love the m4/3 format for its portability but to...

I love the m4/3 format for its portability but to be honest the B/W examples (tonality not subject) of the new pen f suck and they appear to suck even compared to older m4/3 cameras. The color images...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-27-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 5,771
Posted By DominikDUK
I agree with harpo the ooc B/W doesn't look all...

I agree with harpo the ooc B/W doesn't look all that great and the tri-x emulation is about as close to tri-x as kodak Ektar. The color pictures look okay maybe a bit too saturared but that is a...
Forum: Travel 01-27-2016
Replies: 137
Views: 14,666
Posted By DominikDUK
Paris has it all wide Boulevards, tight little...

Paris has it all wide Boulevards, tight little medieval streets, modern architecture, Gargoyles etc... and everybody and his mother seems to prefer wide lenses (that also seems to be the reason that...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-26-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 3,718
Posted By DominikDUK
I have to say I am a bit dissappointed by the...

I have to say I am a bit dissappointed by the Summarit while the Summicron is clearly the best the Biogon and J12 seem to be nearly equals with maybe a slight advantage to the Biogon but the Summarit...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-25-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 8,504
Posted By DominikDUK
Don't another Problem for Win 10 is the lack of...

Don't another Problem for Win 10 is the lack of print and scanner driver a large number of printers is not supported by Win 10 as I had to learn to my detriment.
Forum: Lomography 01-24-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
The Lomographic society is located in Vienna's...

The Lomographic society is located in Vienna's 15th district in Austria, they started out by selling Lomo LC-a and creating a hype around them. Later products were mostly manufactured in China....
Forum: Lomography 01-24-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
Can people please stop calling the Lomographic...

Can people please stop calling the Lomographic society LOMO they have nothing in common. The latter does not do hyperbole marketing and is one of the better mfg. of optical instruments. The...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-22-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,693
Posted By DominikDUK
The colors work with the subjects. Just for...

The colors work with the subjects. Just for clarification they want to move the original Slave Quaters to another location so that they can build a shoe box:bang:
Those superivsors are stupid sorry....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-22-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By DominikDUK
A monopoly is only a monopoly if it stands in the...

A monopoly is only a monopoly if it stands in the way of someone powerful (Lobby, Politician, Corporation) if that doesn't apply and only small companies and people get shafted it's not a...
Forum: Lomography 01-22-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
Thanks for the correction, but what is it with...

Thanks for the correction, but what is it with this webgains thing.

Also you still compare new to used prices and M to ltm mount. I agree the lens is less attractive to M-Mount users but rather...
Forum: Lomography 01-22-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
The Mfg of the lens isn't Lomography they don't...

The Mfg of the lens isn't Lomography they don't make anything.
Zenit-BelOMO is the mfg. and they make tactical sights, laser target designators etc... so again military grade tools that require a...
Forum: Lomography 01-22-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,206
Posted By DominikDUK
700 Euros is still more than the quoted price for...

700 Euros is still more than the quoted price for the Lomo, even the 610 Euros is more than the quoted price for the Lomo. Regarding the 40mm 1.4 well this lens is pretty much useless on an LTM...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-11-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 3,484
Posted By DominikDUK
If you prefer the results from the Bronica sell...

If you prefer the results from the Bronica sell the Hassy for the Money you'll get from the sale you can buy a few new Bronicas if the ones you are currently using croaks.

Comfort and personal...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By DominikDUK
The article in the wsj journals mentions...

The article in the wsj journals mentions Filmschools, pros and consumer as target market as does pretty much every blog and forum I have read so far. But you are missing the commercial and the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By DominikDUK
Maybe its because those complaining about the...

Maybe its because those complaining about the demise of E6 used so little that even a super niche product like Super 8 is more profitable for Kodak than E6.

Also maybe Kodak Alaris (still film)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By DominikDUK
Another one bites the dust last week Haskell...

Another one bites the dust last week Haskell Wexler and now Vilmos Zsigmond :( . Loved the work he did on McCabe and Mrs. Miller and Playing by Heart.

He was a great DP
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-31-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 8,078
Posted By DominikDUK
That's B.S. some rather well know people consider...

That's B.S. some rather well know people consider D76 to be ideal developer for Tmax 100,the film also looks superb in Rodinal (E.I. 64) imo. Tmax 100 despite being a designer crystal film is the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-31-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,923
Posted By DominikDUK
I use Rodinal 1+50 [email protected]°C this combo still...

I use Rodinal 1+50 [email protected]°C this combo still gives a bit higher contrast than you'll get with normal non aerial films but since I mostly use it with uncoated or single coated lenses the bit of ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-31-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,923
Posted By DominikDUK
It seems that I misunderstood your post if you...

It seems that I misunderstood your post if you have a normal negative and you are just bothered by the clear base. You can lay your doubts to rest this is normal for the Rollei Films. You have to be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-31-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,923
Posted By DominikDUK
Sounds like either underexposure or...

Sounds like either underexposure or overdevelopment or both. The film is made by a quality manufacturer (Agfa-Gevaert) so the problems shouldn't be a result of bad QC, another culprit could be your...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By DominikDUK
Rate the film at 160 to 200 and use Rodinal if it...

Rate the film at 160 to 200 and use Rodinal if it is the only developer you have. The best developer for that film is Xtol imo.

The problem with answering your question is that we don't know what...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-27-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By DominikDUK
Sad news he really was one of the masters :(

Sad news he really was one of the masters :(
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 5,161
Posted By DominikDUK
Hate to tell you this but Kodak hasn't made any...

Hate to tell you this but Kodak hasn't made any chemicals in years neither has Ilford. Fuji makes some chemicals but they are rarely sold outside of Japan. So if you wan to support the chemical side...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-07-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 3,947
Posted By DominikDUK
Mamiya C330 it has the sexiness of a tlr coupled...

Mamiya C330 it has the sexiness of a tlr coupled with the versatility of a System. It's also a very affordable and reliable System and there is very little that can go wrong unlike with other more...
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