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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-14-2019
Replies: 163
Views: 5,379
Posted By Big Ursus
Here's what I think: I certainly miss my Olympus...

Here's what I think: I certainly miss my Olympus XA, but my Panasonic LX7 is easy to carry on bike rides, and in my jacket pocket. It also offers easy access to all the usual shooting controls. I...
Forum: Travel 05-05-2019
Replies: 154
Views: 5,259
Posted By Big Ursus
I loved my big Pentax - and I'm blown away by the...

I loved my big Pentax - and I'm blown away by the marvellous pix you've made with yours! BRAVO!!
Forum: RFF Polls 05-04-2019
Replies: 2,922
Views: 1,782,612
Posted By Big Ursus
I want to try shooting an outdoor hockey rink,...

I want to try shooting an outdoor hockey rink, without ice or snow, as part of a series of iconic local images. Sounds like a doubtful enterprise, even as I type - AND I must write a self-appraisal...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2019
Replies: 253
Views: 9,648
Posted By Big Ursus
I also recommend stapling or taping heavy plastic...

I also recommend stapling or taping heavy plastic sheeting to the ceiling to eliminate dust from up there. Very simple and cheap!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2019
Replies: 253
Views: 9,648
Posted By Big Ursus
What sound system? How will you filter your air...

What sound system? How will you filter your air intake? Where will you dry prints and negs?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-18-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
Sorry for the error in posting, and for the...

Sorry for the error in posting, and for the missing picture. I'll try to post it in the Galery, where I usually have better luck.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-18-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
This bear is painted a colour known as...

This bear is painted a colour known as international distress orange. It's emerging onto the street from a concrete slab on the front lawn of a commercial art gallery.

I think it's great to have...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-18-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi, this bear is painted a colour known as...

Hi, this bear is painted a colour known as international distress orange. It's emerging onto the street from a concrete slab on the front lawn of a commercial art gallery.

I think it's great to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-15-2019
Replies: 155
Views: 9,336
Posted By Big Ursus
Great thread - many thanks

Great thread - many thanks
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-09-2019
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
Is it time to start posting our pictures here...

Is it time to start posting our pictures here with comments?
Forum: Travel 01-09-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,049
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much for the excellent pictures, and...

Thanks very much for the excellent pictures, and for your fine writing.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-12-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks borge - very useful review + gorgeous...

Thanks borge - very useful review + gorgeous pictures!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much, vytasn, especially because that...

Thanks very much, vytasn, especially because that link led me to this one:


https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2016/07/20/danny-lyon-whitney-films-what-i-couldnt-say-myself/
Forum: RFF Polls 10-12-2018
Replies: 2,922
Views: 1,782,612
Posted By Big Ursus
Marking assignments before I take a few weeks...

Marking assignments before I take a few weeks leave - AND I just heard local wizards are having a festival on the South Side this Saturday!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,130
Posted By Big Ursus
Yes, I've always done re-shoots. My first shots...

Yes, I've always done re-shoots.

My first shots of anything are like sketches, where I'm looking at a subject, and trying to find out what's there. These days, I'll cull those first shots, and...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-03-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
Today Seakayaker 's fine card arrived. Thanks...

Today Seakayaker 's fine card arrived. Thanks very much, Sir, for your comment about my bear!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-02-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
Last week, I got a great picture of an enormous,...

Last week, I got a great picture of an enormous, red & black Johnny Cash from Randy T. That makes the total of the cards I've received 23.



Should I expect any more?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 152
Views: 5,072
Posted By Big Ursus
Has anyone had any of these problems with Tumblr?...

Has anyone had any of these problems with Tumblr? I've been thinking of opening an account with them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 96
Views: 1,830
Posted By Big Ursus
A friend used to answer this question by saying...

A friend used to answer this question by saying he grew his beard to conceal his horrible facial scars. He didn't have any - just liked to shock. I don't either, but I've had a beard since I got out...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,652
Posted By Big Ursus
Yup, often other than technique, "there [is]...

Yup, often other than technique, "there [is] little or nothing to distinguish work from many other peoples".

I remember before I taught my first university class, the head of the department told...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 925
Posted By Big Ursus
Because it's great fun, to learn how to pay...

Because it's great fun, to learn how to pay attention, to find out how to better express myself (it's easier than writing), and because I love nifty machines.
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-27-2018
Replies: 125
Views: 4,495
Posted By Big Ursus
According to the announcement on Petapixel, "One...

According to the announcement on Petapixel, "One unusual feature of the ZX1 is that it has Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC is fully integrated into the camera, allowing photographers to process RAW...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-23-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi again, everyone, As of Sunday,...

Hi again, everyone,
As of Sunday, September-23-18, I've also received marvellous cards from:
Analog Angler, Andrew, Hugh, Jeff, John, Keith, Kevin, Krotenblender, and R. Reissmann.

To date, that's a...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-23-2018
Replies: 69
Views: 2,915
Posted By Big Ursus
They're free, unbranded, and in public spaces in...

They're free, unbranded, and in public spaces in Edmonton, Alberta, too. Individuals appear to have set them up here. I've used them to swap books for a couple of years. I've seen no photo books yet,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2018
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By Big Ursus
After the snow storms this week, I bought a...

After the snow storms this week, I bought a "Rainsleeve" for about $8 (Canadian). I believe it will fot all of my cameras.
Forum: Fuji X Series 09-13-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,512
Posted By Big Ursus
I agree with dof's friend. I also think the X-T2...

I agree with dof's friend. I also think the X-T2 is "a noticeably better camera than the 1st incarnation". But I'm can't get the X-T3 because I'm afraid I'd look crazy since I'd own all three...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-13-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks, muser53. Those are wonderful pictures.

Thanks, muser53. Those are wonderful pictures.
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-13-2018
Replies: 2,549
Views: 368,757
Posted By Big Ursus
Yes, I remember those early, great tools. Sadly,...

Yes, I remember those early, great tools. Sadly, I also remember when a Sears garage in Calgary charged me $$$ for work that hadn't been done. Thanks for the picture.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-13-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,831
Posted By Big Ursus
Lovely foto of the scary snow right now!

Lovely foto of the scary snow right now!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 4,723
Posted By Big Ursus
This forum has answered questions for me, it has...

This forum has answered questions for me, it has introduced me to photographers whose work I've been happy to see, it has allowed me to share fotos through Postcard projects, and it has initiated me...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-11-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks robert blu!

Thanks robert blu!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-06-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
I've now also received terrific cards from David,...

I've now also received terrific cards from David, Godfrey, Mothertrucker, Peter, and Rfaspen. This is a great project!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 2,230
Posted By Big Ursus
Often, paying special attention to the foreground...

Often, paying special attention to the foreground pays off with wide angle lenses, even with a 35mm.

Oh, and watch out for perspective distortion with buildings, and with pictures in which faces...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-03-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much Jamie, Pontus, Raid, Red Rock...

Thanks very much Jamie, Pontus, Raid, Red Rock Bill, Rich, Rolfe, and Zane - great pictures! I expect many more wonderful cards after Labour Day.

BTW, I mailed the last of mine today. Sorry for the...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-02-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,831
Posted By Big Ursus
Yea Joe! Please keep them coming.

Yea Joe! Please keep them coming.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-21-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,831
Posted By Big Ursus
The last time I had pneumonia, I went back to...

The last time I had pneumonia, I went back to work too early, and had to lay flat for a looong time. It's no fun outside with all the forest fire smoke anyway, so please take it easy.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-21-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 4,050
Posted By Big Ursus
I also use the free, original, factory-issued,...

I also use the free, original, factory-issued, neck straps on my Fuji X-T2 and Sony RX1s. Those black straps are grippy enough for me, flexible, and don't call attention to themselves.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-21-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
" So how do you store the postcards you...

" So how do you store the postcards you receive?"
I pin them up on notice boards, next to my work station.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-16-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks pedalshoot, Those pictures bring back...

Thanks pedalshoot,
Those pictures bring back memories of when I'd use a Lumix L3 on my own rides.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-12-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 5,771
Posted By Big Ursus
Roger, please give Frances my best wishes for her...

Roger, please give Frances my best wishes for her recovery!

I also was surprised by those posts, and I want to thank you very much for the links. I enjoy your posts here, and I appreciate the...
Forum: Travel 08-06-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 959
Posted By Big Ursus
Super, thanks Raid!

Super, thanks Raid!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 07-31-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,470
Posted By Big Ursus
A long while ago, I asked this forum about the...

A long while ago, I asked this forum about the legal limits on publishing and/or exhibiting photographs of people that I took in Canada. The replies should still be on the site, but I believe I can...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-31-2018
Replies: 119
Views: 4,958
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks Chris, and congratulations, Mack!

Thanks Chris, and congratulations, Mack!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-17-2018
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By Big Ursus
A blower lens brush.

A blower lens brush.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-15-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,435
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi again, krötenblender, and many thanks for...

Hi again, krötenblender, and many thanks for starting RFF Postcard Project Nr. 10.

I'm in, and I've sent the email with the info you requested. I'll look forward to hearing whether you've received...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-15-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,267
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi Rich, In my film days, I always made contacts...

Hi Rich,
In my film days, I always made contacts and at least 8" x 10" work prints. For shows, I'd make 11" x 14"s and 16"x20"s.

Now that I shoot digital, at least once every week I make 4" x 6"...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2018
Replies: 677
Views: 50,448
Posted By Big Ursus
I was taking pictures on a sketchy street,when a...

I was taking pictures on a sketchy street,when a guy came up behind me and said, "That's a really nice camera".


Also,

Oh, I know where you took that.

Did you just take a picture of me?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-25-2018
Replies: 302
Views: 40,553
Posted By Big Ursus
Great picture of those two big guys on the shiny...

Great picture of those two big guys on the shiny street, ko fe - Bravo!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-25-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,610
Posted By Big Ursus
Kuuan, your foto proves great things can result...

Kuuan, your foto proves great things can result from avoiding "stealth" shots!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-26-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,831
Posted By Big Ursus
Yes, back alley rules! I must get out to the Leg,...

Yes, back alley rules! I must get out to the Leg, maybe on my bike.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-23-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Big Ursus
Ko.Fe., thanks again!

Ko.Fe., thanks again!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-22-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By Big Ursus
I'm not in Munich either, and I don't have my big...

I'm not in Munich either, and I don't have my big Pentax any more, but I remember I was very happy using it with the prism. No issues at all!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-22-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,312
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks, Ko.Fe. Please keep them coming.

Thanks, Ko.Fe. Please keep them coming.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-22-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Big Ursus
Fpjohn, thanks very much for this post - and for...

Fpjohn, thanks very much for this post - and for the link to a terrific article about Daidō Moriyama and his contemporaries, as well as information on how William Klein influenced him.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 4,610
Posted By Big Ursus
Super thread - terrific pictures - bravo!

Super thread - terrific pictures - bravo!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-21-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 3,344
Posted By Big Ursus
You can see Calgary's Camera Store in some of...

You can see Calgary's Camera Store in some of their YouTube videos. They seem to be doing well -touch wood- AND they have the best selection of photo books in western Canada!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-21-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,312
Posted By Big Ursus
A few years ago, when I visited a friend who...

A few years ago, when I visited a friend who lives in Hamilton, I saw a lovely downtown (gentrification?), and the gorgeous landscape of the Escarpment. I never saw the areas you photographed, Ko....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-21-2018
Replies: 232
Views: 48,587
Posted By Big Ursus
When I shot film, I did the Zone System tests for...

When I shot film, I did the Zone System tests for Tri X in D76, and I almost always used a Pentax Spot meter.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,194
Posted By Big Ursus
Many years ago. I loved the square format of my...

Many years ago. I loved the square format of my twin lens Rollie, but unemployment forced me to sell it.

I can't say I've missed the format, though I still mourn for that camera!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-11-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much for that post, FPjohn. I enjoyed...

Thanks very much for that post, FPjohn. I enjoyed the pictures, several of which I hadn't seen before.

AND, it led me to this article: "Why Did Garry Winogrand Photograph That?" about Geoff Dyer's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-11-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi Dee, I understand how the loss of old...

Hi Dee,
I understand how the loss of old routines, like going to work, can change a person.

Can you say why you first wanted to take snapshots? What did you take pictures of?

Do you take photos...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-10-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi Stephan, Thanks very much for your kind...

Hi Stephan,
Thanks very much for your kind offer. Yes, I'm certainly interested in another exchange!
Forum: RFF News 03-22-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 6,855
Posted By Big Ursus
Tonight, I tried to reach the site again, and...

Tonight, I tried to reach the site again, and here's the message I received:
Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at rangefinderforum.net.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-22-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,831
Posted By Big Ursus
And I'm enjoying the results - onwards!

And I'm enjoying the results - onwards!
Forum: RFF News 03-21-2018
Replies: 85
Views: 6,855
Posted By Big Ursus
I clicked on the link and got an error message.

I clicked on the link and got an error message.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-21-2018
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,616
Posted By Big Ursus
Bob having a thought

Bob having a thought
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-20-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,178
Posted By Big Ursus
Thank you very much ko. fe., Greyscale and leica...

Thank you very much ko. fe., Greyscale and leica M2 fan
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2018
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By Big Ursus
Thank you, Nikon Sam! Zone VI Studios - Hooray,...

Thank you, Nikon Sam! Zone VI Studios - Hooray, it's still out there!! Fred Picker's little periodicals were wonderfully helpful guides to the Zone System
Forum: Travel 03-14-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By Big Ursus
I picked up, for free an F2 that looked as if it...

I picked up, for free an F2 that looked as if it had been run over by a power lawn mower! A local cobbler repaired it for about $50! Can you take yours to a shoe repair shop?
Forum: Sony RX Series 03-14-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,298
Posted By Big Ursus
Well, I'd love to see a RX1R III, because it...

Well, I'd love to see a RX1R III, because it would make the price of RX1r IIs drop, and the bigger sensor and faster AF might just get me to replace my original RX1r.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 03-13-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 4,749
Posted By Big Ursus
I hope I'm not hauling this thread off track, but...

I hope I'm not hauling this thread off track, but yes, the only camera I've ever had fail was a Leica M4. None of my Nikons ever played up, and I used them hard. In fact, even my Panasonic LX3...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-13-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,831
Posted By Big Ursus
Wow - a long lens? And yes, that's his video for...

Wow - a long lens? And yes, that's his video for the Journal. It's part of his series on Edmonton's "Secret Places". You might also like his video of the BIG organ downtown.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-12-2018
Replies: 2,922
Views: 1,782,612
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks Raid, I appreciate that! BTW, the .jpgs...

Thanks Raid, I appreciate that!
BTW, the .jpgs of what I now know is "Crushed Ice,"look OK, at least at 1st glance.
Onwards!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-08-2018
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By Big Ursus
Big congrats on the Spotmeter! I loved mine for...

Big congrats on the Spotmeter! I loved mine for years, especially when I stuck a zone system guide on it. I bought that guide from the interesting guy who ran Zone IV publications and goodies. Now...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-08-2018
Replies: 1,850
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 265,873
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much, PKR, for the Lee Freidlander...

Thanks very much, PKR, for the Lee Freidlander resources, and especially for the interview above!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-08-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,831
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi again, back alley, Where were you standing...

Hi again, back alley,
Where were you standing when you photographed the Legislature building copula?
BTW, my son did a video inside it this week.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-08-2018
Replies: 2,922
Views: 1,782,612
Posted By Big Ursus
If the weather holds up, I'll try getting some...

If the weather holds up, I'll try getting some shots of Edmonton's crazy skate jump track - yes, it's a iced track that looks like a ski jump, except that it has several down and up hill sections, as...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2018
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By Big Ursus
The Face Of Our Time

The Face Of Our Time
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2018
Replies: 71
Views: 2,574
Posted By Big Ursus
Opening oysters in an Amsterdam market

Opening oysters in an Amsterdam market
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-07-2018
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,616
Posted By Big Ursus
Let's have another shot at showing off Bob.

Let's have another shot at showing off Bob.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-15-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Wow, Robert - get well soon!

Wow, Robert - get well soon!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-15-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,117
Posted By Big Ursus
Retinax, I want to thank you very much for...

Retinax, I want to thank you very much for opening up a thread specifically for critiques.

However, I have a problem, right now, finding the time to provide useful responses. That's because, a) I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-15-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,890
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much, Robert. To be honest, the...

Thanks very much, Robert. To be honest, the problem, at least for me right now, is finding the time to provide useful responses in the recent threads for discussing fotos. That's because, a) I'm...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-15-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,831
Posted By Big Ursus
"I enjoy checking each day to see what you've...

"I enjoy checking each day to see what you've found to shoot."
Me too! I especially liked the light pouring through the door.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-14-2018
Replies: 1,567
Views: 99,862
Posted By Big Ursus
I guess this site doesn't like it if I try to...

I guess this site doesn't like it if I try to post more than two pictures in a short period of time. Here's another try.

The front of the Alberta Art Gallery.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-14-2018
Replies: 1,567
Views: 99,862
Posted By Big Ursus
The front of the Alberta Art Gallery.

The front of the Alberta Art Gallery.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-14-2018
Replies: 1,567
Views: 99,862
Posted By Big Ursus
This is straight out ot the camera. It's of a...

This is straight out ot the camera. It's of a reflection on a street in downtown Vancouver, B.C
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2018
Replies: 601
Views: 51,429
Posted By Big Ursus
This one's from Edmonton Pride, a few years ago.

This one's from Edmonton Pride, a few years ago.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2018
Replies: 601
Views: 51,429
Posted By Big Ursus
Here's a man who's often seen around Edmonton. I...

Here's a man who's often seen around Edmonton. I hope he'll be back this spring.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-14-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much, robert blu. Yes, it was...

Thanks very much, robert blu. Yes, it was terrific to see them there - it's usually a place full of tourists, or people having their wedding pictures taken!

And winzenbourg, my address hasn't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-14-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,512
Posted By Big Ursus
Aizan, here are some guide lines that might help....

Aizan, here are some guide lines that might help. I've copied them from my post in another active thread here,

"You can certainly share what works or doesn't work for you in a photograph."

But when...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-13-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,890
Posted By Big Ursus
John, I agree that "You can certainly share what...

John, I agree that "You can certainly share what works or doesn't work for you in a photograph."

But when people do that, I think it's essential they point to the specific areas of the photograph...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By Big Ursus
Bling for sale in Vancouver, B.C.

Bling for sale in Vancouver, B.C.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By Big Ursus
2nd try at posting this from a London street...

2nd try at posting this from a London street market
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2018
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,798
Posted By Big Ursus
OK, let's try this one from the biggest mall in...

OK, let's try this one from the biggest mall in North America.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2018
Replies: 93
Views: 2,752
Posted By Big Ursus
At the south end of the High Level Bridge in...

At the south end of the High Level Bridge in Edmonton
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2018
Replies: 3,032
Views: 480,937
Posted By Big Ursus
This is Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada.

This is Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2018
Replies: 3,193
Views: 558,388
Posted By Big Ursus
Now I think I know how to post here, I'd love to...

Now I think I know how to post here, I'd love to show you some more pix I took a while ago. This is from Occupy Edmonton.

It's getting late, so I'll post more later - whee!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2018
Replies: 3,193
Views: 558,388
Posted By Big Ursus
This is an unmanipulated .jeg of a store window...

This is an unmanipulated .jeg of a store window in Edmonton.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2018
Replies: 3,193
Views: 558,388
Posted By Big Ursus
Here's an old one from the Canada's capital.

Here's an old one from the Canada's capital.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2018
Replies: 3,193
Views: 558,388
Posted By Big Ursus
A calendar page in the making.

A calendar page in the making.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-11-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Chriscrawfordphoto just answered my question...

Chriscrawfordphoto just answered my question about how to post photographs from my hard drive!

So, here are the masked ladies on the steps of Alberta's Provincial Legislature. They might be...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,890
Posted By Big Ursus
Chriscrawfordphoto just answered my question...

Chriscrawfordphoto just answered my question about how post photographs from my hard drive! Thanks, Chriscrawfordphoto. I sincerely apprecate your help. :angel:
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-11-2018
Replies: 187
Views: 60,945
Posted By Big Ursus
Yes! That button: "Manage Attachments" is in "go...

Yes! That button: "Manage Attachments" is in "go advanced" when you respond to a thread. It allows me to upload from my hard drive - yippee!! :D

I have to "reduce my image to 1200 pixels on the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2018
Replies: 218
Views: 6,890
Posted By Big Ursus
"Second, learning about photo history, criticism,...

"Second, learning about photo history, criticism, and artmaking is just plain harder. people who know a lot about this stuff are just less common, the population too low to reach critical mass....
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-11-2018
Replies: 187
Views: 60,945
Posted By Big Ursus
"In RFF, when you're writing a post, you'll see...

"In RFF, when you're writing a post, you'll see some little buttons above the text box where you type. One looks like a green landscape picture with the sun in it. That's the "Insert Photo" button....
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-08-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Big Ursus
Excellent question, Pfreddee(Stephen)! I also use...

Excellent question, Pfreddee(Stephen)! I also use the electronic shutter, except when I shoot with my flash, because I love shooting silently.

But I don't have any idea about how to answer that...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-06-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi krötenblender, and thanks very much, but I...

Hi krötenblender, and thanks very much, but I have a question.

You wrote: " If you post via Web-Browser, you can find a button below the text- and smiley-area labeled "Manage Attachments", click...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-24-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
I'd love to, but I still haven't managed to post...

I'd love to, but I still haven't managed to post a photo to RFF - not for lack of searching the thread on how to do that. I can't post if I don't have a Flicker account - is that right?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-20-2018
Replies: 424
Sticky: 365
Views: 29,831
Posted By Big Ursus
Great, keep 'em coming!

Great, keep 'em coming!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-20-2018
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi Folks, I just discovered I’ve been the victim...

Hi Folks,
I just discovered I’ve been the victim of mail theft. :bang:
A few days ago, neighbors found some things addressed to me, so here are my acknowledgements of what I assume are the last...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-18-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 7,569
Posted By Big Ursus
"Aperture (a US magazine, but not on your...

"Aperture (a US magazine, but not on your list)"
Yes, I've just subscribed to Aperture - tired of searching for copies in used book stores!
I also look at any issues I can find of Foam, from Holland,...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-18-2018
Replies: 304
Views: 12,111
Posted By Big Ursus
I'd hire a personal trainer to get me to the gym!

I'd hire a personal trainer to get me to the gym!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-16-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 5,166
Posted By Big Ursus
My Tenba Switch 10, which I picked up on impulse...

My Tenba Switch 10, which I picked up on impulse since it was on sale, has become the bag I use most - even more often than my small Domke. That's because the Tenba Switch allows me to carry my XT2...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2018
Replies: 1,850
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 265,873
Posted By Big Ursus
"For those who have trouble with the concept: The...

"For those who have trouble with the concept: The Camera as a Tool.. maybe this will help..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4wjpnG91LQ" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4wjpnG91LQ)

Thanks PKR,...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-05-2018
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,811
Posted By Big Ursus
Trent Parke - Minutes to Midnight It's...

Trent Parke - Minutes to Midnight
It's outstanding!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,715
Posted By Big Ursus
This is all very puzzling. I've just checked on...

This is all very puzzling. I've just checked on which version of Firefox I'm using. Here's what I found:
"Firefox esr 52.5.3 (32-bit)
Firefox is up to date" :confused:
You are currently on the esr...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 12-27-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By Big Ursus
Lately, if I'm using my Fuji X-t2 for street...

Lately, if I'm using my Fuji X-t2 for street shots, I only use zooms; mostly the 18 to 55 mm; sometimes the 18 to 135 mm, though it's pretty big.

I like the lens stabilization, but what's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-19-2017
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By Big Ursus
A new rubber lens hood for the 35mm lens on my...

A new rubber lens hood for the 35mm lens on my Sony RX1r. It cost $2.99 Cdn. The price of the metal Sony version is $240 Cdn.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-19-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Big Ursus
The best teacher I ever had told me to choose an...

The best teacher I ever had told me to choose an instruction book (not camera manuals) by the photographs in it. If they were interesting, get the book. If they were tired clichés, then that's what...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-19-2017
Replies: 116
Views: 4,184
Posted By Big Ursus
"Then there is Arbus who would cover her walls of...

"Then there is Arbus who would cover her walls of her apartment with prints and she would pull down the ones that she tired of."

Yes, when I had a studio, that's what I'd do. It also helped...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-19-2017
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,811
Posted By Big Ursus
"Also looking forward very much to City Diary #4...

"Also looking forward very much to City Diary #4 by Anders Petersen."

Years ago, I saw Ed Van Der Elsken's book, Love on the Left Bank, and I recognize the connection with Anders Petersen's Café...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2017
Replies: 116
Views: 4,184
Posted By Big Ursus
Years ago, when I was in Nicaragua for extended...

Years ago, when I was in Nicaragua for extended periods, I couldn't process my films. That got me into writing careful notes which might help me remember where and when I'd shot a roll. And those...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2017
Replies: 1,850
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 265,873
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks PKR, I'll certainly keep that in mind if...

Thanks PKR,
I'll certainly keep that in mind if I'm ever back east. I haven't been back since the 80s, though, I must say Toronto was one of my favourite cities.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-24-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By Big Ursus
Lens hood, UV filter, strap that came with the...

Lens hood, UV filter, strap that came with the camera AND bits of gaffer tape
1) to hold the exposure compemsation dial still on my Fuji X-T2,
2) to hold the veiwfinder on my Sony RX1r
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 1,414
Posted By Big Ursus
"I have a sick dog at home ... ." That's really...

"I have a sick dog at home ... ."
That's really too bad; you have my sympathy!

In regard to self-gifting (sorry - it's a horrible word) for my up-coming birthday, I bought myself a "Professor" bag...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-17-2017
Replies: 99
Views: 10,196
Posted By Big Ursus
My Sony RX1R is small, its lens is terrific, and...

My Sony RX1R is small, its lens is terrific, and the optional EVF tilts upwards almost 90 degrees. Too bad about the prices, and the .jpgs don't look as good to me as Fuji's - but I can make great...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2017
Replies: 1,850
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 265,873
Posted By Big Ursus
"If you don’t have a chance to visit San...

"If you don’t have a chance to visit San Francisco, Neomodern can walk through the same process with you remotely through screen sharing."

Whether remote access works for anyone outside the U.S....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-17-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi Laba, well, it's -13°C outside right now, but...

Hi Laba, well, it's -13°C outside right now, but it will be +2 tomorrow! Thanks for the tower.

Hi Raid, I certainly appreciate looking at that Florida beach.

Robert, It's been way too long since I...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-11-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks your picture from The Jagiellonian...

Thanks your picture from The Jagiellonian University, Frank
Super ceiling, Christian
Forum: Travel 11-11-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,939
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much! I just ordered two!

Thanks very much! I just ordered two!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-09-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 2,815
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks Richard G X factor:...

Thanks Richard G
X factor: https://www.1843magazine.com/content...d/tri-x-factor
It's a great read!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-09-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 6,608
Posted By Big Ursus
For the digital users among us - I've forgotten...

For the digital users among us - I've forgotten to re-set film simulations, contrast settings, and exposure compensation too many times to want to try to remember! Oh, and when I tried to take a...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-09-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By Big Ursus
All of it these days, since it's digital and it's...

All of it these days, since it's digital and it's easier to buy hard drives than to decide I'll never, ever, change my mind about a foto I don't like today.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,018
Posted By Big Ursus
I used wrist straps until I found I hated having...

I used wrist straps until I found I hated having a hand tied up. Now I just use the straps that came with my cameras, even with my little Sony Rx1r.
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-08-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By Big Ursus
I always use the electronic shutter option on my...

I always use the electronic shutter option on my Fuji X-T2 because I want to shoot absolutely silently. I use the mechanical shutter only when I need flash. The only unexpected effects of the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-08-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,619
Posted By Big Ursus
"The Domke metal clasps are the worse." Well, I...

"The Domke metal clasps are the worse." Well, I agree to the extent that I thought I had closed both on my bag - and discovered I hadn't when a lens fell out onto concrete and smashed! That was...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-08-2017
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,811
Posted By Big Ursus
"Morris' approach to "text-photo" combinations is...

"Morris' approach to "text-photo" combinations is similar to what I'd like to achieve" - yes, indeed - me too!

And thank you for reminding me about Nathan Lyons' wordless, "Notations in Passing". I...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-08-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi merciless, The card I mailed you was returned...

Hi merciless,
The card I mailed you was returned as "undeliverable to the address." I'll check and try again.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,301
Posted By Big Ursus
77 next month, and even my Fuji X-t2 is heavy...

77 next month, and even my Fuji X-t2 is heavy with a big zoom attached, but the main problem, as my father warned me, are my knees. Dam hard to get low, or even to switch angles!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-03-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By Big Ursus
1) and 4) for me. BTW, are the plastic pages...

1) and 4) for me. BTW, are the plastic pages archival?

I like Skucera's idea though.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-02-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks, very much - I wish I'd seen that place!

Thanks, very much - I wish I'd seen that place!
Forum: Travel 11-02-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By Big Ursus
Decades ago, I had a secretary who showed me a...

Decades ago, I had a secretary who showed me a gizmo I've wished I'd bought ever since I saw it. It was a key fob, and when she pressed it, her keys would buzz at her!

Anyone here know anything...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-29-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Beautiful, subtle tones, Pavel. What in the...

Beautiful, subtle tones, Pavel.
What in the world is Orbium City, Brian?
An extraordinary being, Zane.
Marvellous environmental street portrait, Rolfe.
Beautiful picture of a beautiful place,...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-18-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks, peterm1; however, I had just left a site...

Thanks, peterm1; however, I had just left a site which I know is sensitive to my cache's contents. I know, because it's my work site, and I had no problems there this evening.

However, tonight,...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-18-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 3,812
Posted By Big Ursus
I've used the battery from my X-T1 in my X-T2,...

I've used the battery from my X-T1 in my X-T2, as well as "Watson"off brand batteries - no noticeable heat (so far).
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-17-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 3,812
Posted By Big Ursus
I've put my various Fujis away while they were...

I've put my various Fujis away while they were still on, and when I had programmed them to shut down after being inactive for an hour.

I'd find drained batteries, but never any noticeable heat.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-17-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By Big Ursus
This site appears to have been off line several times this week and last

Several times, when I've tried to reach the site, I've received automatically generated messages that it is off line.

If I wait an hour or so, and try again, sometimes I can reach the site.

What's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-16-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By Big Ursus
Very moving stories here - some shocking history...

Very moving stories here - some shocking history too!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Big Ursus
A bit of an update: I've just learned that London...

A bit of an update:
I've just learned that London Drugs, which has been printing my digital files forever, no longer processes 120; though I've been told they can make prints from 120 negs.

McBain's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi robert blu, I'm also a Wenders' fan. Could you...

Hi robert blu,
I'm also a Wenders' fan. Could you tell us more about his "The Cezanne Pixels," and where you found it? Google isn't much help.
Forum: Chris Crawford 10-12-2017
Replies: 73
Views: 5,933
Posted By Big Ursus
Wonderfull stories - and great examples of how to...

Wonderfull stories - and great examples of how to live - bravo!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-12-2017
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,811
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi Mark A. Fisher, " Wright Morris -...

Hi Mark A. Fisher,

" Wright Morris - "Photographs and Words"
Wright Morris - "Time Pieces: Photographs, Writings and Memory"

I remember being captivated by Wright Morris, but I didn't see any...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-10-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much, folks. Great advice! The...

Thanks very much, folks. Great advice!

The contact sheet does seem to be the stumbling block. If I can get cheap prints made when the film's processed, I'll have what I need, so I'll try that...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much! My daughter worked there for a...

Thanks very much! My daughter worked there for a number of years, so I especially appreciate seeing pictures of that country.
Forum: Travel 10-10-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By Big Ursus
Ah oui, Doug, Chez Louisette in the famous flea...

Ah oui, Doug, Chez Louisette in the famous flea market - Bravo!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-10-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Big Ursus
Any experience with Canadian labs that process 120 B&W film?

I’ve just exposed my first 120 roll of Tmax 100 in my Zeiss Ikon Nettar.:) I haven't had a dark room for decades, so I’d very much appreciate hearing about any experiences you folks have had with...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-05-2017
Replies: 2,922
Views: 1,782,612
Posted By Big Ursus
If it's rreally bright, I'll try to finish...

If it's rreally bright, I'll try to finish shooting my 1st roll in my Zeiss Ikon Nettar.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-04-2017
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,811
Posted By Big Ursus
More periodicals - Ciel Variable, Issue # 106,...

More periodicals -

Ciel Variable, Issue # 106, September, 2017, Montreal, Quebec - published in English and French; gorgeous printing; articles on everything from Sudek to contemporary Quebec...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-04-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 4,699
Posted By Big Ursus
"Is the dial a bit better protected or harder to...

"Is the dial a bit better protected or harder to turn"
A bit of gaffer tape on that dial helps on my X-t2.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-03-2017
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,811
Posted By Big Ursus
Time to mention some of the magazines and books...

Time to mention some of the magazines and books that have covered my desk forever!

GUP, issue 50, 2016, The Netherlands. I bought this for the portfolios.

GUP, issue 51, 2017, The Netherlands. For...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-03-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 1,730
Posted By Big Ursus
When my kids were little, I kept my gear in my...

When my kids were little, I kept my gear in my dark room, in closed camera bags, on the dry side.

" Yeah, disappearing into the darkroom for four or five hours on a Saturday afternoon when you have...
Forum: RFF News 10-03-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,618
Posted By Big Ursus
"Does that mean organized or disorganized? pretty...

"Does that mean organized or disorganized? pretty confusing as per the definitions."

Quite organized; some look like press conferences in the House of Commons' lobby, others appear more impromptu,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 1,690
Posted By Big Ursus
"For some it's the ability get pictures they...

"For some it's the ability get pictures they couldn't with older cameras. Others hope for the qualities that film gave them blended with the speed, cost and usability that digital provides. Others...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-01-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
I mailed mine in three groups; the first went out...

I mailed mine in three groups; the first went out about 10 days ago, the next last week, and the final one on Monday. Now, I’m just waiting for the wonder!
Forum: RFF News 10-01-2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3,618
Posted By Big Ursus
For years, the journalists who question...

For years, the journalists who question politicians in Canada’s parliament have gathered in “a scum.” Nothing new about that use of the term up here.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2017
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By Big Ursus
A Zeiss Ikon Nettar 512 camera, manufactured from...

A Zeiss Ikon Nettar 512 camera, manufactured from 1937 to about 1940. The bellows and body look fine, and the shuuter speeds sound OK.
The lens is a Novar f4.5/75 mm.
This wee machine takes 16...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-22-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By Big Ursus
I remember my 135mm was the lens I used least on...

I remember my 135mm was the lens I used least on my film Nikons. In any case, I have that focal length covered in my both my Fuji 18 to 55 mm, and my18 to 135 mm.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-22-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks, johnf04...

Thanks, johnf04 (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=67856). Just installed the new version!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-22-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
No sweat! krötenblender...

No sweat! krötenblender (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=40206), thanks again for putting this together.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-14-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By Big Ursus
That camera was the first TTR I ever used. In...

That camera was the first TTR I ever used. In fact, I was required to use it in a university course, and it drove me nuts! Since then I've learned how marvellous it is to compose by looking with both...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,501
Posted By Big Ursus
It matters very much to me because I need to find...

It matters very much to me because I need to find out whether other people see in my photographs what I hope they see.

Phrases like "nice shot" or "I like it," aren't very helpful to me since they...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-12-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Great - is the list closed? Should I start...

Great - is the list closed? Should I start printing?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2017
Replies: 121
Views: 74,906
Posted By Big Ursus
First - I look at other photographers' pictures,...

First - I look at other photographers' pictures, and try to understand why I like the ones I do. That means, I try to figure out what makes them work.

Second - I show my own fotos to other people,...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-11-2017
Replies: 2,922
Views: 1,782,612
Posted By Big Ursus
Weather's looking OK, so I'm planning to shoot at...

Weather's looking OK, so I'm planning to shoot at Kaleido, my favourite open air festival in this festival-crazed city. Everything from masses of belly dancers to super Latin orchestras - wheeee!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-11-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Great work, krötenblender...

Great work, krötenblender (https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=40206),
BTW, are people sending 34 copies of the same card?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 09-07-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Did you get the email with my information? I also...

Did you get the email with my information? I also answered your question about my user name, when you sent me a message about it. If you did receive those email, please let me. I'd love to be the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 09-07-2017
Replies: 137
Views: 15,117
Posted By Big Ursus
Marvellous shot, kuuan.

Marvellous shot, kuuan.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2017
Replies: 8,899
Views: 868,063
Posted By Big Ursus
A Think Tank Switch - Just the size for my daily...

A Think Tank Switch - Just the size for my daily essentials + X-T2 with 18 to 135 mm zoom attached, batteries, etc.

No justification, it was on sale, and I wanted an alternative to the Eddy Bauer...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 08-31-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Big Ursus
Dang! Well, just google Fujix Forum, I suppose -...

Dang! Well, just google Fujix Forum, I suppose - Sorry!
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 08-31-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Big Ursus
Sorry, that last link went wierd - I'll try...

Sorry, that last link went wierd - I'll try again
https://www.*****************/
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 08-31-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Big Ursus
Two I've found useful, especially with technical...

Two I've found useful, especially with technical questions:

Fuji vs Fuji
https://www.fujivsfuji.com/

Fujix Forum
http://www.*****************
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-31-2017
Replies: 194
Views: 9,892
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi Robert, I literally just finished a personal...

Hi Robert,
I literally just finished a personal post card project - so, why stop now!
I've sent my info, and thanks very much
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,655
Posted By Big Ursus
Gallimaufry Putz Schmuck Punim Cheers!

Gallimaufry
Putz
Schmuck
Punim

Cheers!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-17-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi Georgiy, I never had a photo vest, but I did...

Hi Georgiy,
I never had a photo vest, but I did shed many tears in situations like yours. In fact, I had to sell all my cameras and darkroom gear. Finally, I got a straight day job, as my musician...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-08-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,530
Posted By Big Ursus
Although I would very much prefer discussing...

Although I would very much prefer discussing pictures in books to talking about words about pictures in books, of the books so far, I'd go for Dyer's: "On Going Moment" or "Ways of Seeing" by John...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-08-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 3,662
Posted By Big Ursus
Jon, I'm very interested too, but since my...

Jon, I'm very interested too, but since my participation depends on my work load as well as my access to photo books (usually by inter-library loan) I think I'd need a week at least "to suggest...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2017
Replies: 1,850
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 265,873
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks very much, PXR! The New Yorker article...

Thanks very much, PXR! The New Yorker article clarified questions I've had about Burtynsky's pictures.

And the interview in the Globe and Mail had these great tips on evaluating pictures: " ... is...
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-07-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,372
Posted By Big Ursus
Another cheer for Fuji Canada! I sent them my...

Another cheer for Fuji Canada! I sent them my XT-1 because of a different problem that occurred when I dropped my camera. They fixed it, as well as the problems folks have mentioned, and they didn't...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-01-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,500
Posted By Big Ursus
" I won't mention my XKE" Or my XK120

" I won't mention my XKE"
Or my XK120
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-23-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 9,043
Posted By Big Ursus
Thanks for these questions, Back Alley. I...

Thanks for these questions, Back Alley. I appreciate them.
"who here considers themselves to be an artist?
I was told, decades ago, that UNESCO defines an artist as a person who is acknowledged as an...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 05-23-2017
Replies: 218
Views: 23,139
Posted By Big Ursus
This past weekend I discovered Phil is absolutely...

This past weekend I discovered Phil is absolutely right! “Explaining the legality of the situation” definitely doesn’t work!

I happened upon large groups of folks going to a high school Grad. The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Big Ursus
According to what I’ve found online, it seems to...

According to what I’ve found online, it seems to be menuless, and it has no dials or LCD, but it has gizmos that flash and make sounds to tell you a picture’s been taken?!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-22-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,960
Posted By Big Ursus
In my city, I bought large ticket items for years...

In my city, I bought large ticket items for years at the largest camera store (there are two). It was great to actually handle camera bodies, lenses, bags, etc. But then I had something close to a...
Forum: Off Topic 05-16-2017
Replies: 61
Views: 1,966
Posted By Big Ursus
Like Ranchu, I am an anti-capitalist.

Like Ranchu, I am an anti-capitalist.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 05-04-2017
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,811
Posted By Big Ursus
Hi Karlovak, Cafe Royal Books looks great! Thanks...

Hi Karlovak,
Cafe Royal Books looks great! Thanks for pointing it out.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-04-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By Big Ursus
Lovely pix! Thanks for the link.

Lovely pix! Thanks for the link.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 3,250
Posted By Big Ursus
Why? Because it's hard to do well! Who cares what...

Why? Because it's hard to do well! Who cares what it's called.
Yay, Winogrand, Freidlander, and their fans.

Populism? There are oodles of great pictures in folks' foto albums. which were taken...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-28-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 4,674
Posted By Big Ursus
Great thread! gb hill, thanks for "The life of...

Great thread!

gb hill, thanks for "The life of W. Eugene Smith: Photography Made Difficult". It's lovely! John Berger's appearance in it is a marvelous surprise.

Also, another thumb's up for...
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