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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 92,841
Posted By bidnez
Solo clarinet

Under Seine bridge, Paris June 14, M-E, Nokton 1,1/50mm
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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-10-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 4,961
Posted By bidnez
Very happy with what I have: A well-worn M4 and...

Very happy with what I have: A well-worn M4 and an M Mono.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By bidnez
So do I. Completely agree, that is. :)

So do I. Completely agree, that is. :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 4,734
Posted By bidnez
Southern Norway: If one is picky, this not on...

Southern Norway: If one is picky, this not on topic; taken late last autumn after weeks and weeks of rain. Walked past it the spot days ago, and it was all dry except for a small, fast-melting patch...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-28-2014
Replies: 373
Views: 37,833
Posted By bidnez
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7403/14073399423_e3...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7403/14073399423_e370586470_c.jpg

Hepatica X100s
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-09-2014
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,516
Posted By bidnez
Too much ...

Too much ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By bidnez
two minds, same thought!:D Iīm learning, was...

two minds, same thought!:D
Iīm learning, was fooled thoroughly by the wife earlier today. :bang:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By bidnez
And this has nothing to do with todayīs date, of...

And this has nothing to do with todayīs date, of course?
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-27-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 65,570
Posted By bidnez
A good one, Marko. The poster on the wall (The...

A good one, Marko. The poster on the wall (The Getaway, I guess) gives a nice boost to the image and the girlīs attitude.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-04-2014
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,834
Posted By bidnez
Thanks! It was a nice day for it.

Thanks! It was a nice day for it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-04-2014
Replies: 1,558
Views: 198,834
Posted By bidnez
Glad I rediscovered this thread. Rulle in the...

Glad I rediscovered this thread. Rulle in the woods late last fall. Tri-X in an F2 with a 3,5/20mm UD.
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Forum: RFF Polls 02-26-2014
Replies: 131
Poll: Winter Sucks
Views: 9,690
Posted By bidnez
pic link

Winter? The colder the better We have very distinct and different seasons and I love that - keeps me here (I could do with less November). This year, however; warm, wet, dark, grey. Have used my skis...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-27-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 4,604
Posted By bidnez
"Go find a jukebox, see what a quarter will...

"Go find a jukebox, see what a quarter will do"
Lucinda W., of course
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-18-2014
Replies: 131
Views: 32,746
Posted By bidnez
Nydelig - very nice! le

Nydelig - very nice!
le
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-07-2014
Replies: 1,388
Views: 327,490
Posted By bidnez
A good one, Reuben R!

A good one, Reuben R!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2013
Replies: 380
Views: 47,179
Posted By bidnez
Lovely! Denne vinteren?

Lovely!
Denne vinteren?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2013
Replies: 400
Views: 25,431
Posted By bidnez
Woods, spring - seems long...

Woods, spring - seems long ago.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3665/9576327315_80a95f773a_c.jpg

Nikon F2, 3,5/55 Micro-Nikkor, TriX in XTOL (I think)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,929
Posted By bidnez
today F3 w/ 2/24 nikkor, F2 w/ 2,8/135

today F3 w/ 2/24 nikkor, F2 w/ 2,8/135
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-23-2012
Replies: 298
Views: 35,250
Posted By bidnez
I know where you...

I know where you were:D
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8460/8012072083_ee40ce6a35_c.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-12-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 7,828
Posted By bidnez
Iīve heard about an old pro hand at newspaper...

Iīve heard about an old pro hand at newspaper photography here, working for one of the dailies; heīs gone digital long ago, of course, but insists on shooting live sports with his old, manual...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-14-2012
Replies: 2,545
Views: 632,425
Posted By bidnez
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8148/7195121216_41a5...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8148/7195121216_41a54e2919_c.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-13-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 4,355
Posted By bidnez
I recently got an Om-1n in very good shape, feels...

I recently got an Om-1n in very good shape, feels like the camera shake is minimal. It feels very stable; I believe 1/15th should be possible. BTW; Leaning myself or the camera against a wall or a...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-13-2012
Replies: 2,545
Views: 632,425
Posted By bidnez
wood anemones

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Aperture/Efex Pro conversion
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-13-2012
Replies: 1,937
Views: 258,050
Posted By bidnez
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7098/7188099242_5198...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7098/7188099242_51987001e5_b.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-31-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 4,500
Posted By bidnez
I immediately thought of Tom Waits. "Whatīs he...

I immediately thought of Tom Waits. "Whatīs he doing in there".
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-11-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 8,392
Posted By bidnez
The SM must have been amazing stuff! The closest...

The SM must have been amazing stuff! The closest I ever got was my ī79 CX estate. I see the point of fast steering - the servo of the CX was almost shocking at first. :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-11-2012
Replies: 544
Views: 96,361
Posted By bidnez
Youngest daughter last summer - in the mountains....

Youngest daughter last summer - in the mountains.

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6061/6151060848_fa703476d1_b.jpg

FM2n, 2,8/55mm, Arista/Tri-X in XTOL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-08-2012
Replies: 178
Views: 33,156
Posted By bidnez
Cádiz, sundown, late September...

Cádiz, sundown, late September -11

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6060/6266201269_522215dd87_b.jpg
FM2n, Micro-Nikkor 2,8/55, Tri-X, XTOL
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-08-2012
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,325
Posted By bidnez
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7043/6964021157_94e1...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7043/6964021157_94e184ac21_z.jpg
m2, cv 2,5/35, tri-x in xtol 1+1
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-26-2012
Replies: 247
Views: 24,422
Posted By bidnez
Exactly! I used to go to Berlin a lot in the late...

Exactly!
I used to go to Berlin a lot in the late seventies/early eighties as well. The contrasts; excellent, creative music scene, the pulsing cultural life on one side - then just a U-Bahn ride to...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-26-2012
Replies: 247
Views: 24,422
Posted By bidnez
I do see your point; Simon. Berlin can be a tough...

I do see your point; Simon. Berlin can be a tough reminder sometimes - still a great place to be.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-26-2012
Replies: 247
Views: 24,422
Posted By bidnez
Sad and scary - this one most of...

Sad and scary - this one most of all:
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5014/5514971096_fdc1281e96.jpg
Forum: Travel 02-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By bidnez
If you have the time and feel like getting up...

If you have the time and feel like getting up earlyish, I suggest going by train or bus to Sandvika and see the sunrise from the fjord ice - before it (the ice) goes rotten in this warm weather....
Forum: Travel 02-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By bidnez
If heīs not touring with the band, rigt? :D

If heīs not touring with the band, rigt? :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-21-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,427
Posted By bidnez
Another for Will van Maanen. I havenīt had them...

Another for Will van Maanen. I havenīt had them CLA a Leica for me yet, but theyīve worked on several Nikkors and a Rolleicord. Great work, reasonable prices!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-17-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,463
Posted By bidnez
The Bronica RF645 is great, shooting portrait...

The Bronica RF645 is great, shooting portrait style as default.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-14-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 14,630
Posted By bidnez
Depressingly true - for me as well.

Depressingly true - for me as well.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-03-2012
Replies: 3,753
Views: 716,807
Posted By bidnez
Good looking shots, Paul. Iīm going to borrow my...

Good looking shots, Paul. Iīm going to borrow my daughterīs OM1 and the 1,8/50!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-18-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,380
Posted By bidnez
British Museum,...

British Museum, London
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7153/6595461621_0fbd477a7e_b.jpg
M2, CV 2,5/35mm, Fomapan 400 in XTOL
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-09-2012
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,929
Posted By bidnez
M2, CV 2,5/35mm

M2, CV 2,5/35mm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 73,363
Posted By bidnez
Some time since last picnic. M8, donīt remember...

Some time since last picnic. M8, donīt remember lens.
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2547/4050245767_8d53b8db71_z.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 6,941
Posted By bidnez
Xtol?

Possibly off track, but XTOL and Tri-X works well - at 3200 as well, I think.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-10-2011
Replies: 660
Views: 154,631
Posted By bidnez
Michael, thatīs lovely! Really! le

Michael, thatīs lovely! Really!
le
Forum: Travel 12-05-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By bidnez
I like the Oslo pics as well! And; is that...

I like the Oslo pics as well! And; is that Stockholm a couple of images up?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-06-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 2,660
Posted By bidnez
I live in Norway, in southern parts, so extreme...

I live in Norway, in southern parts, so extreme cold (below -25C) is rare, but I do know cold - as do my cameras. I can only second whatīs been said about mechanical, well-lubed cameras. They tend to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,387
Posted By bidnez
XTOL is great

Iīve ended up using XTOL for Tri-X, mostly diluted 1+1. Works great at box speed, and amazingly well when used to push for 1600 and 3200.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-29-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 7,584
Posted By bidnez
I would normally have voted for the pre AI...

I would normally have voted for the pre AI 1,4/50, but thatīs been away in the repair shop so long, that I have gotten used to the 2,8/55 Micro-Nikkor for almost everything. So; that might be my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2011
Replies: 380
Views: 47,179
Posted By bidnez
first snow

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6022/5961518255_052e96e314_z.jpg

M5, 35mm, Tri-X (?)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-25-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,078
Posted By bidnez
Acros 100?

Iīve become very fond of this film, developed in Rodinal. I also agree FP4 is great.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By bidnez
I had a local camera repair guy here in Norway...

I had a local camera repair guy here in Norway service and fix a Canon 7 a couple of years ago. Heīd hardly seen Canon rangefinders before, but the thing came out just lovely.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-25-2011
Replies: 970
Views: 152,454
Posted By bidnez
early snow

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5286/5328394118_afa2229d6e_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-25-2011
Replies: 3,065
Views: 484,855
Posted By bidnez
Hang on

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2633/4112517752_dfa75ae7f5_z.jpg
D200, 1,4/85 AI, Silver Efex Pro/Aperture
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 94,175
Posted By bidnez
Almost whiteout

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5286/5328394118_afa2229d6e_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 94,175
Posted By bidnez
Sundown white

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5206/5290352924_0ef09f4736_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-30-2010
Replies: 615
Views: 94,175
Posted By bidnez
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5202/5290352498_ba2...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5202/5290352498_ba27bd5031_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-12-2010
Replies: 1,125
Views: 294,249
Posted By bidnez
Smaller

Inspired by the MZ (their 125s were popular here in Norway during the late 60s an early 70s, being cheaper than the competition): Hereīs a moped built here, I guess 1958 or 59, a Tempo. They had...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-10-2010
Replies: 1,937
Views: 258,050
Posted By bidnez
no parking (parking forbidden)

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M8, probably CV 35/1,4
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-05-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,863
Posted By bidnez
Both are great ...

Iīve used both versions and loved them. Lately I shoot only digital and the MC works great on the M8 IMO. The SC shows its (softer) brilliance on BW film, first of all. Iīd grab any one if I was...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-18-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,828
Posted By bidnez
The Voigtlander 50/2,5 is a good one - out of...

The Voigtlander 50/2,5 is a good one - out of production I think, but should be possible to get used within your limits? I agree on the Canons - I liked my 1,4 a lot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-27-2010
Replies: 3,801
Views: 317,929
Posted By bidnez
just in (at home, that is), the M6 with the CV...

just in (at home, that is), the M6 with the CV 1,4/35 carefully dumped on my desk.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,666
Posted By bidnez
398

Iīve used the Sekonic 398 for years and itīs absolutely great. Only problem is not loosing the little metal screen needed for high-light conditions (daylight included).
Forum: RFF Polls 07-22-2010
Replies: 308
Views: 32,640
Posted By bidnez
enough

1 - at the time.
Forum: Off Topic 07-03-2010
Replies: 959
Views: 19,890
Posted By bidnez
A great second half!

A great second half!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-29-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,367
Posted By bidnez
Katz Eyeīs great

I have bought 4 Katz Eye screens for different D200s and one Fuji S5 Pro. A great improvement! Now, Iīm ordering one for my D700.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-29-2010
Replies: 228
Views: 16,576
Posted By bidnez
Mountain dog

Rulle on a grand summerīs day in Norwegian mountains.
M8 + ZM 4,5/21 (crop)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-18-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,291
Posted By bidnez
I use the 1,4 SC daily, used to have the 2,5...

I use the 1,4 SC daily, used to have the 2,5 (PII), considering getting one again. Theyīre both great lenses, in my experience as well for film as for digital (M8). While the 1,4 is moderate in size,...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 04-09-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By bidnez
I think I saw some at www.chiifcameras.com

I think I saw some at www.chiifcameras.com
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-09-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,071
Posted By bidnez
Bloody good question! :D:D (I do want one for...

Bloody good question! :D:D
(I do want one for myself :bang:)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-21-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,614
Posted By bidnez
Thanks, Lord F! That goes a long way to answer my...

Thanks, Lord F! That goes a long way to answer my q.
le
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-21-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,614
Posted By bidnez
focus shift

Is it possible to (simply) explain why the focus shift problem (aka back focus?) is notable on, say, the M8, and not on a film camera.

Some time ago I bought a CV 1,9/28mm that was close to useless...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-18-2010
Replies: 210
Views: 104,116
Posted By bidnez
[QUOTE=helenhill;1263398]Cooool....Thank...

[QUOTE=helenhill;1263398]Cooool....Thank You
can't Wait to see what Your Nokton's up to....:)

Actually I was thinking of a certain chrome M4 (of the female persuasion) whoīs bound to recognize a 50...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-18-2010
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,325
Posted By bidnez
Present and previous trees

M8, Cv 1,4/35 Sc
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2010
Replies: 615
Views: 94,175
Posted By bidnez
shadowy white

shadowy white
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-17-2010
Replies: 210
Views: 104,116
Posted By bidnez
Those boots ...

Helen!
I always seem to like your photos a lot, but this last one is very special!

My Nokton just came back from a fix (loose lens element) and CLA at Will van Manens. So; now the grand lady can...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,753
Posted By bidnez
I use the V700 myself - results are good,...

I use the V700 myself - results are good, especially after getting the frames/holders from www.betterscanning.com. :-)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-27-2010
Replies: 54
Views: 18,140
Posted By bidnez
Snow ...

Thanks Doug!:)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2010
Replies: 54
Views: 18,140
Posted By bidnez
Like the 35 SC more each day

Really a lovely lens - and versatile. (On the M8 - Silver Efex Pro)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-15-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 11,155
Posted By bidnez
Being where I am; I donīt even know who ms Ann...

Being where I am; I donīt even know who ms Ann is. What I know is that as a (photo)journalist she is where she should be right now. Using a Leica - fine! A lot of great photojournalists did in the...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-13-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,467
Posted By bidnez
bleakness as beauty

Your doll series makes a strong impression on me! The pictures induce a chilling wish to know; what happened in that house? Something akin to a feeling of reading James Ellroy at his darkest. So;...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-12-2010
Replies: 54
Views: 18,140
Posted By bidnez
35 SC on an M8 and (soon) M4. I really lik this...

35 SC on an M8 and (soon) M4. I really lik this lens.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-12-2010
Replies: 109
Views: 10,456
Posted By bidnez
Iīm waiting for the man ...:D

Iīm waiting for the man ...:D
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-10-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 5,051
Posted By bidnez
It seems plausible that the quality of CV lenses...

It seems plausible that the quality of CV lenses may vary individually - most samples are good, but you might also get real unlucky. I bought a 1,5/50 Nokton from a member here, didnīt need it after...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-10-2010
Replies: 109
Views: 64,372
Posted By bidnez
focus shift

This is a mystery to me. I experienced the focus shift problem with a sample of the 1,9/28 on my M8. Sold to a friend who shoots film only - perfect. So; I've become a bit reluctant in my dealings...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-07-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 3,133
Posted By bidnez
No looping, but battery dies fast in -22C. Iīm...

No looping, but battery dies fast in -22C. Iīm getting another. Until then I take it out and keep it in my mitten or in a warm pocket when not shooting. Practical? Not very, but the pics are nice.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2009
Replies: 4,612
Views: 1,312,361
Posted By bidnez
Helen! A strangely pulling and dreamy image! Love...

Helen!
A strangely pulling and dreamy image! Love it!
le
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-26-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 2,882
Posted By bidnez
Itīs easy; donīt fall! :-)

Itīs easy; donīt fall! :-)
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-20-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,714
Posted By bidnez
Iīm with Vic! If I had the money, Iīd get the M9...

Iīm with Vic! If I had the money, Iīd get the M9 and, if possible, the much smaller D700 with a couple of MF and/or AF prime lenses on the tele side. Ideal combo - advantages of both worlds, minimum...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-19-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,837
Posted By bidnez
Love your pics, Peter! It may be the unusual...

Love your pics, Peter! It may be the unusual angle, but the first one really had me! :-)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-19-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,563
Posted By bidnez
Soo tricky, but voted as I did in the...

Soo tricky, but voted as I did in the prliminaries! Come on!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-13-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 3,461
Posted By bidnez
And I read about an American Nikon repair guy...

And I read about an American Nikon repair guy (years and years ago) who used a motorized Nikon F to hammer in nails with. Just to prove his point of durability and build quality. :D
My daughter would...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-12-2009
Replies: 83
Views: 11,345
Posted By bidnez
I donīt walk alone!!

I thought I was among the chosen few who keep messing up the screen of their digitals with their noses.:bang:

I have no choice; the right ogler is only there for tentative support. Maybe someone...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-06-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 7,374
Posted By bidnez
Keep voting M4. have the M8 now, love it, but the...

Keep voting M4. have the M8 now, love it, but the M4s are so very smooth! :-) (donīt know the M7, but the M6es Iīve tried are behind the M4 in my book.)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 7,398
Posted By bidnez
Well, after a friend on another forum preached...

Well, after a friend on another forum preached the gospel of TriX + XTOL, Iīve never looked back. Itīs a great combo - maybe especially at 1600 and 3200.
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-30-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 14,997
Posted By bidnez
New camera?!

Iīd try the route via the dealer you bought it from and let them take the trouble with Leica. Talk them into giving you an other camera with the paint intact. It seems silly - at that price - to be...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-03-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,172
Posted By bidnez
I have actually used the Canon 1,2 on a Leica CL....

I have actually used the Canon 1,2 on a Leica CL. Functionally ok, even looked rather cool, but not easy to focus correctly. Short base for that speed, I guess. (?)
That lens is very good in all...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-21-2009
Replies: 418
Views: 179,760
Posted By bidnez
gems

Iīve used the 2,5/50 quite a bit on a Canon P (or two). Loved it, donīt really know where to find samples. An alternative in my book would be the Nokton 1,5 - which is bigger by all means, but...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-02-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,131
Posted By bidnez
Just to mention it; some 1,9/28s are also...

Just to mention it; some 1,9/28s are also difficult to focus on the M8. Try before buying. My sample was perfect on film, very difficult on the M8.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-18-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 6,106
Posted By bidnez
To put it simply; I miss my Bronica RF645. :-)

To put it simply; I miss my Bronica RF645. :-)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-30-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,421
Posted By bidnez
I gave my elder daughter (now 30) a Nikkormat...

I gave my elder daughter (now 30) a Nikkormat when she was seven or eight (since her older brother was given my Nikon F). Last Christmas I bought an OM1 for my younger daughter - she adores it. (And...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-18-2009
Replies: 169
Views: 20,424
Posted By bidnez
M6 for the first time

I got my first M6 yesterday, a beauty, hardly used. Iīve had M4, M4-2 and -P before. After a stint with the M8, it was first of all the meter that lured me into the M6 haven
leif e
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-13-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 5,269
Posted By bidnez
I voted 70s, but realized that 60s would be the...

I voted 70s, but realized that 60s would be the truth; Kodak Instamatic. Tend to forget that. (So forgotten that not even the spelling control here recognizes it).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-06-2009
Replies: 4,612
Views: 1,312,361
Posted By bidnez
Helen! Break every rule you can think of and...

Helen! Break every rule you can think of and youīll come up with a good picture. Love it!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-19-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By bidnez
It seems a bit odd to say that I LIKE your...

It seems a bit odd to say that I LIKE your series, Florian, but I find the desolate mood of your pictures very descriptive and telling. Also; the dark humor of the poster "edit" is really funny. (And...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-19-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 3,300
Posted By bidnez
Get out there! Stewart: :D

Get out there!

Stewart: :D
Forum: RFF Polls 05-29-2009
Replies: 78
Views: 12,487
Posted By bidnez
Hoold yer horses!

The question - the only question - is; dogs! Cats are unreliable, unaffectionate, hostile, arrogant. HERE is the great divide! Dogs or (the gods forbid) cats. Everything else will be sorted...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,259
Posted By bidnez
What about the CV 40 AIS?

Just thought Iīd mention it. I have not tried it myself yet, but from what I hear, the rather new CV 40 SLII in AIS itīs a splendid and compact thing. (and; itīs chipped for full functionality with...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-01-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By bidnez
I got new covers for my M4-P and a Minolta...

I got new covers for my M4-P and a Minolta Autocord. Had a bit of a wait, but perfect fit and very good looking! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-09-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,839
Posted By bidnez
Sorry, but for taking a beating; old Nikons all...

Sorry, but for taking a beating; old Nikons all the way. Nikkormats and Fs. Heavy and edgy, yes, but unflinching. I ran over a Nikkormat FTN with the back wheel of a Toyota Corrolla many years ago;...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 4,481
Posted By bidnez
Well, over the years Iīve tried quite a few...

Well, over the years Iīve tried quite a few developers. Lately, since a friend started showing his results with Tri-X and XTOL, I havenīt looked back.

Itīs great for standard 400, maybe even better...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-07-2009
Replies: 71
Views: 7,482
Posted By bidnez
Was that pic posted six days ago? That would...

Was that pic posted six days ago? That would explain a lot ...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-07-2009
Replies: 97
Views: 10,701
Posted By bidnez
dabbler

Iīve been working as a free lance journalist, taking my own pics (mostly) since some time in the early 80s - when Iīve not been doing radio.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-07-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,369
Posted By bidnez
I donīt know if this counts as a proper answer,...

I donīt know if this counts as a proper answer, but Iīm in London for a short easter holiday right now, bringing my new Fuji S5 Pro with Nikkors AF 20/2,8 and MF 55/1,2 along with my M4-P, Tri-X and...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-02-2009
Replies: 119
Views: 37,204
Posted By bidnez
yellow and orange/red, but only on brightish...

yellow and orange/red, but only on brightish summer and autumn days. For some reason. Hm ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2009
Replies: 84
Views: 5,151
Posted By bidnez
:D Well, that sounds familiar! The place we call...

:D Well, that sounds familiar! The place we call Norway is awfully long, but weīre not much more than 4 million either. On top of that; oil wealth has made us both self-sufficient and stupid in a BIG...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-20-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 6,084
Posted By bidnez
I just love those photos! Really do! Maybe the...

I just love those photos! Really do! Maybe the kidīs pics most of all.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-18-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,121
Posted By bidnez
Iīve bought two Pīs and one lens from jiri e....

Iīve bought two Pīs and one lens from jiri e. Great fella to deal with.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-05-2009
Replies: 108
Views: 14,171
Posted By bidnez
Just got a R3 electronic (Portugal) and a...

Just got a R3 electronic (Portugal) and a Summicron.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-04-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 5,336
Posted By bidnez
Thatīs cute! I got my first R camera in the mail...

Thatīs cute! I got my first R camera in the mail today; an R3 with Summicron in very fine shape. Well; itīs just as good looking now as it was before I read this. :-)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-24-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By bidnez
Well, there was a bit of delay, waiting for the...

Well, there was a bit of delay, waiting for the leather among other things.

I sent it to Youxin first, he took off the parts to be painted, sent them to Robert who did his job and returned them to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-24-2009
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,816,763
Posted By bidnez
good as new :)

This one came back today from Youxin Ye and Robert Jagtisch (CLA and repaint).:D Sorry abut the wide open approach. :eek:
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-24-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By bidnez
Dof? :-)

No flash in the house; wide open the only choice. So ...:D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-24-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By bidnez
By the way; my next project is an M2 ...:D

By the way; my next project is an M2 ...:D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-24-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By bidnez
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-24-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By bidnez
Great work done!

Just got my M4-P back from repair and CLA by Youxin Ye and repaint by Robert Jagtisch! New cover from Cameraleather. The camera left as a rather ragged sample with a couple of malfunctions - and came...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-18-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,396
Posted By bidnez
Since me and my M2 could not be there, we sent a...

Since me and my M2 could not be there, we sent a stand in to take care of Norwegian interests in the Tour; Tor Hushovd won lap three! The world is back on track in other words!
Great pics by the way!...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-16-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 7,363
Posted By bidnez
I guess this is not what you asked for, but ïn...

I guess this is not what you asked for, but ïn the last year I´ve abandoned everything else in favour of TriX and XTOL - for ISO 400, 800 1600 and 3200. I do as Kodak suggest. And I´m very happy.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 3,614
Posted By bidnez
just mentioning ...

Yes; just so it isnīt forgotten; the CV 2,5/35 is small, cheap and very good!:D
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-11-2009
Replies: 74
Views: 13,797
Posted By bidnez
Wrong answer ...

I didnīt read the question before voting :eek:, so I gave my vote to the lens I have - and like a lot; the Canon 1,2 LTM with M-adapter. Had I done things in the proper order, I would have opted for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By bidnez
Not cheap, but ...

I just got a ī59 M2 here in Norway for $500, which is rather cheap (our level is a bit high; small market) - and; I love the thing to bits.:D Even if it has a couple of small dings here and there,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-10-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,563
Posted By bidnez
Laughs do no end of good

I needed that, Kevin!:D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-26-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 6,170
Posted By bidnez
M

You have plenty of good advice already. Bessas are cheap, good cameras (they can also be bought used ...:D) And Cosina Voigtlander have some great glass on offer. I have only CV, Canon and Zeiss...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-25-2009
Replies: 54
Views: 4,960
Posted By bidnez
XTOL for me

Since a member at an other forum convinced me to try XTOL for Tri-X I havenīt looked back. :cool: This "new" developer gives amazing results IMHO. At 400, but also 1600 and 3200. :eek:
Forum: RFF Polls 01-24-2009
Replies: 141
Views: 26,798
Posted By bidnez
missing alternative

Yeah, thereīs one you need to ad:
Something you do when youīve shoveled snow five times already this day and it still wreaks down too heavily to take a camera out. :bang::D
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-20-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By bidnez
I think it was Robert White that had a blue one -...

I think it was Robert White that had a blue one - rather cool-looking - not sure if it was R3 og R2.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By bidnez
congrats!

Nice! I never tried the TMax developer on anything but TMax film myself, not overly happy even then - especially with grain (but that´s probably me, agitation or something, as you suggest).

The last...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-09-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By bidnez
Tri-X all the way

Hi!
These last months Iīve developed (:p) a firm belief in the virtues of Tri-X in XTOL (stock solution). At 400, 1600 and even 3200. A fantastic combo in my experience! :)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-02-2009
Replies: 160
Views: 59,213
Posted By bidnez
Like the 1,2

Got my sample of the 1,2/50 not long ago - have "only" had a chance to test it on the RD1. This shot my daughter of 16 took of her father - wide open. Not pretty, :bang: but sharp at closest eye...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2008
Replies: 102
Views: 22,296
Posted By bidnez
Youxin is working on my M4-P right now - along...

Youxin is working on my M4-P right now - along with Robert Jagtisch whoīs repainting the thing (we are talking co-operation here!). They are both absolute gentlemen about their work, the project and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-08-2008
Replies: 347
Views: 119,817
Posted By bidnez
What happened to emulsion swelling? This is all...

What happened to emulsion swelling? This is all very interesting indeed! (Trius; that picture is just lovely!). To my mind, however comes a question, related to what was the going dogma in the late...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-27-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 5,357
Posted By bidnez
A few years ago I taught media to 17-18 year...

A few years ago I taught media to 17-18 year olds. They had no problem using digital cameras, even took good pictures, some of them. But exposure? Shutter, aperture? No idea whatsoever. Until I was...
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