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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,196
Posted By Chris101
Jose, chef, dishwasher and owner of The Robin's...

Jose, chef, dishwasher and owner of The Robin's Nest in the Oceanside, CA harbor. Now closed:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/f5h5xrkyhbde0i7/joseofoceanside.jpg

Shot with an Olympus OM-1n and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,196
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/t85x2fn1ca17du...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/t85x2fn1ca17du9/merrygoround.jpg
This is shot on Washi F ilm, developed in HC110B for seven and a half minutes.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,254
Posted By Chris101
I would love to have a Monochrom. That's how I...

I would love to have a Monochrom. That's how I see - in black and white. Well, technically in shades of brown with the occasional blue, but mostly monochrome, due to extreme deuteranopia

I have...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 2,418
Posted By Chris101
That would have to be my OM-1n, bought new in...

That would have to be my OM-1n, bought new in 1983 with the 50mm f/3.5 Macro. Still have and use both (and I've even bought a few more lenses for it.)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 969
Posted By Chris101
The value of my 35 'cron is priceless. I don't...

The value of my 35 'cron is priceless. I don't consider it an investment, but rather a set of refractive elements to make pictures...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 3,910
Posted By Chris101
Typically I am a trix guy. But I've gone...

Typically I am a trix guy. But I've gone experimental for a month:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/g35mjft354k9p81/somefilm.jpg

Half of this is shot now. After the month is over I will go back...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 697
Views: 156,529
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/4ajurv2wdjo6hi...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/4ajurv2wdjo6hi0/pushingit.jpg
M4P, 35 Summicron with B+W 091 filter, shot onto Washi Z film, metered at EI 25. Developed for seven and a half minutes in HC110...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 697
Views: 156,529
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/hbv1ysgl8md8yi...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/hbv1ysgl8md8yij/unwillingcouple.jpg

They saw me take the picture. Dude walked into the restaurant and confronted me. "Delete it in front of me!" he demanded. I...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,466
Posted By Chris101
Fair use is generally taken to be no more than...

Fair use is generally taken to be no more than 10% of a given work. This was the standard we worked with in college education material production. It was usually less than one percent. With a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 137
Views: 5,026
Posted By Chris101
Doesn't every just use their phone for a camera -...

Doesn't every just use their phone for a camera - I mean watch?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 10-11-2019
Replies: 380
Views: 194,988
Posted By Chris101
I saw someone else has this same configuration a...

I saw someone else has this same configuration a few pages back, but I think it's a perfect mating between camera and lens:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/0gxz0np9shktc8i/bessal.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-29-2019
Replies: 2,724
Views: 801,090
Posted By Chris101
I needed a digital camera with a quirky lens, so...

I needed a digital camera with a quirky lens, so I bought this about a month ago:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/x03vf4f9g9tyk8u/850with815.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,806
Posted By Chris101
I love that book!

I love that book!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Chris101
If you are worried about a brown stain, rinse it...

If you are worried about a brown stain, rinse it with a bit of stop bath after use. Probably a good idea for the coffee maker and mug too (although use vinegar, not "stop bath", although it's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,556
Posted By Chris101
In the past 6 months I have used 6 of my 16...

In the past 6 months I have used 6 of my 16 cameras. I have the other ten because I can't ever seem to throw a camera (or computer, or book, or clock, or pen, ... you get the idea) away as long as...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-08-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,669
Posted By Chris101
About the ES-2, continued ... I previously used...

About the ES-2, continued ...

I previously used a Coolscan 5000, but a problem I had with it was "grain aliasing", that is, the scanner could not make out individual grains, so images has a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-08-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,669
Posted By Chris101
Their device looks well made, and easy to use,...

Their device looks well made, and easy to use, but it's kinda pricey. I just bought a Nikon ES-2. It screws onto the business end of the 60mm micro lens I already have. The film carrier holds the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2019
Replies: 64
Views: 1,806
Posted By Chris101
Digital and film are different media, we don't...

Digital and film are different media, we don't argue about is painting better than photography any more, and soon won't argue about electronic vs chemical photography. The resulting pictures from the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2019
Replies: 696
Views: 87,781
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/okhpuetvgm9sgc...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/okhpuetvgm9sgcz/summer2010.jpg
summer 2010
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-04-2019
Replies: 350
Views: 45,742
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/6kfogsqaw38fvt...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/6kfogsqaw38fvtp/tensegritysculpture.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/601atovoc0c3hhy/wildflare.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/cbi88kmiefb3zom/boyi...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-14-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 4,301
Posted By Chris101
Right! Ya can't be a real fan if you've got a...

Right! Ya can't be a real fan if you've got a digileica. :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3,081
Posted By Chris101
How can I choose between these two...

How can I choose between these two sweeties?

Evelyn, my son's daughter who turned 2 in 2017:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/86btm9ffxag7n81/File%20Jan%2001%2C%202%2055%2045%20AM.jpeg

and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3,081
Posted By Chris101
What an iconic moment is that. The dude, whose...

What an iconic moment is that. The dude, whose face we can't quite see, is a very lucky fellow! Either he will be reminiscently looking back on as a turnkey of his life, or lamenting the passing of a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-05-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,435
Posted By Chris101
Actually the 62 had slightly larger tail lights...

Actually the 62 had slightly larger tail lights than the 61, and added a "sissy bar" above the glove compartment.

Doncha just HATE IT when they cover up such glaring details.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 11-26-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,437
Posted By Chris101
I would think that a mere 15% off for used is the...

I would think that a mere 15% off for used is the reason. When you are spending close to $10,000 for a camera, a few hundred dollars more for a brand new one is not much of a stretch.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-20-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By Chris101
It's a nice looking camera. Does it only come in...

It's a nice looking camera. Does it only come in red? Blue would be good too. If it was made in Canada as well, I'd have no problem dropping $10,500 on it! :o
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-20-2017
Replies: 151
Views: 9,131
Posted By Chris101
No, that's not a real thing.

No, that's not a real thing.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-19-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 3,968
Posted By Chris101
What a great system you selected giganova! I was...

What a great system you selected giganova!

I was attracted to (and played around with) the (then current) Mamiya RB, but bought the 645 which was contemporaneous. I had the 110 for that system and...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-19-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,752
Posted By Chris101
If you can get to an Apple store, I have always...

If you can get to an Apple store, I have always found they will fix a stuck mac for free (unless your drive is crashed or something.)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2017
Replies: 149
Views: 20,915
Posted By Chris101
I can't vote cause my M4-P isn't in the list.

I can't vote cause my M4-P isn't in the list.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-17-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,053
Posted By Chris101
Close-up lenses that work like a filter. The...

Close-up lenses that work like a filter.

The only problem is you have to calibrate them to use a rangefinder.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-17-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,965
Posted By Chris101
Gursky's great. I'd recognize his style anywhere....

Gursky's great. I'd recognize his style anywhere. I see little that connects the other photographers in the article though. Just where they came from. But photographically, they are very different,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2017
Replies: 245
Views: 29,010
Posted By Chris101
This, on the other hand, IS my watch. Or rather...

This, on the other hand, IS my watch. Or rather my father's watch. It's 91 years old, and very radioactive!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/f84w8nrygl13qza/radiumwatch.gif
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-15-2017
Replies: 245
Views: 29,010
Posted By Chris101
This is NOT my picture! (nor is it my...

This is NOT my picture! (nor is it my watch.)

But it is the coolest watch I have ever seen:

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=106731&stc=1&d=1510811963
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-15-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 3,882
Posted By Chris101
That doesn't seem right. I don't know if the...

That doesn't seem right. I don't know if the distance the light travels has anything to do with it. Individual lens formula may lead to more or less aberration, but it's independent of distance.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-14-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 2,788
Posted By Chris101
My ideal M must be an M4-P. I had one, it got...

My ideal M must be an M4-P. I had one, it got stolen, then a few years later, I got another M4-P. This time I got a couple Canadian lenses with it too.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-08-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 6,667
Posted By Chris101
I just (1/2 hour ago) developed a roll of color...

I just (1/2 hour ago) developed a roll of color film in B&W chemistry. I had specifically chosen color film for the subject matter (colorful art.) I even looked at the roll before putting it into the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-08-2017
Replies: 268
Views: 66,111
Posted By Chris101
Electrical https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ukl...

Electrical
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ukl1c62hdcxz7fh/electrical2.jpg
shot with the Hipstamatic iPhone app
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-07-2017
Replies: 268
Views: 66,111
Posted By Chris101
Manhattan https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/jop7...

Manhattan
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/jop76y8dollqdxi/manhattan04.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2017
Replies: 545
Views: 96,503
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ovsi0vtbncs1jm...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ovsi0vtbncs1jmw/wintergrove2.jpeg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2017
Replies: 601
Red
Views: 137,774
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/3ygb2f5ydhccnb...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/3ygb2f5ydhccnb0/redleica.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/0wy573uw98ztehy/sueannapple.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/9lie52q1neekv4e/universalnude...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-31-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,423
Posted By Chris101
All my cameras are old - well, except for the...

All my cameras are old - well, except for the iPhone. I'd like a new camera, but I can't afford nor justify one, cause all those old cameras still work.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-31-2017
Replies: 439
Views: 34,316
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/q03piq3wro6edi...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/q03piq3wro6edik/saltriverbridge.gif
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-31-2017
Replies: 439
Views: 34,316
Posted By Chris101
I used to have a Rolleiflex with a Tessar f/3.5...

I used to have a Rolleiflex with a Tessar f/3.5 75mm lens. I took this picture with that camera:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/tyyfl8tn5tvpd61/gamma01.jpeg
(I took a lot of cat pictures back...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 26,356
Posted By Chris101
Sam: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/7b9o5b81...

Sam:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/7b9o5b81mbklrke/samdimsum.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/7348sdrwt3tcluj/samsnokones.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/hvqjd8jh78ds8wg/samatd...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-29-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By Chris101
These spots are consistent with bubbles on the...

These spots are consistent with bubbles on the negative for part of the time during development. They aren't all in a row, there is one higher up, on the wall, and one at the very bottom of the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-27-2017
Replies: 393
Views: 158,790
Posted By Chris101
"Old Man" cactus. Phoenix,...

"Old Man" cactus. Phoenix, Arizona:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/1puvl04mbtyliad/oldmancactus82.jpg

Taken with a Crown Graphic with the standard 127mm f/4.7 Kodak Ektar. The film is Polaroid...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-27-2017
Replies: 1,178
Views: 452,469
Posted By Chris101
Here's me and the 'flex back in the...

Here's me and the 'flex back in the day:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/sgx3lbdc6nlq9xa/mewithrolleiflex.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-27-2017
Replies: 1,178
Views: 452,469
Posted By Chris101
I did open lens surgery on mine a few years...

I did open lens surgery on mine a few years ago:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/j31axoavc691iva/openlenssurgery2.jpg

It didn't do so well. There was a broken spring that I needed to replace,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-26-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By Chris101
It's a lefty!

It's a lefty!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-25-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,644
Posted By Chris101
I tried Ektar, it's ok, but I want Ektachrome! (I...

I tried Ektar, it's ok, but I want Ektachrome! (I hear that is coming back.)

Of the "new" films, Portra 800 is my favorite. And Delta 3200 in black and white, but it's not that new. When are they...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By Chris101
Boko Haram is especially horrid. They are...

Boko Haram is especially horrid. They are cowardly old men, who take out their hatred of youth and females by doing this kind of stuff. Bravo to the girls. The photography pales in comparison to the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2017
Replies: 254
Views: 16,085
Posted By Chris101
I like this 'win-wuh' topic. Here's two from a...

I like this 'win-wuh' topic.

Here's two from a day in...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-23-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 3,782
Posted By Chris101
GR or any camera is at its best if it is the only...

GR or any camera is at its best if it is the only camera you have. In the same vein, having a single camera along on a vacation will result in your enjoying your time much more, as well as having...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-23-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 12,816
Posted By Chris101
The SWC is my most lusted after camera, ever! I...

The SWC is my most lusted after camera, ever! I couldn't afford one in 1980, when I encountered this brochure:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/5v5pvi4q4jdlldm/swcBrochure.gif

I still can't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,436
Posted By Chris101
I used to have Canon FD lenses - 15, 21-35, 50,...

I used to have Canon FD lenses - 15, 21-35, 50, 135, and 200. They all performed well enough to print 16x20. A tripod will keep you from getting annoying jiggles in the negative. Shooting a lower...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-20-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 12,816
Posted By Chris101
That's a wonderful Escher tribute William Jusuf,...

That's a wonderful Escher tribute William Jusuf, the organic shapes make the picture yours. Love it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2017
Replies: 407
Views: 72,165
Posted By Chris101
Uno...

Uno mas:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/722rpu4bhpyr6br/sunburnedoldfartdeux.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-20-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,842
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/o8ue8gykui39gj...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/o8ue8gykui39gjs/hamtongue.gif
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-20-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,095
Posted By Chris101
RFF may be offline occasionally, but it's off the...

RFF may be offline occasionally, but it's off the rails all the time! Whoot!
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-20-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 5,780
Posted By Chris101
That's right, your intent was clear in your OP....

That's right, your intent was clear in your OP. However when comparing today's technology with past technology is inevitable, because beyond a certain date ago, all the technology was for film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,757
Posted By Chris101
Film Noir is a motion picture genre. I guess that...

Film Noir is a motion picture genre. I guess that a "film noir photograph" is a picture that looks like (or actually is) a still from such a film. Your mostly empty street could easily be in a Film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-18-2017
Replies: 407
Views: 72,165
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ndr4eg9d6pyyr8...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ndr4eg9d6pyyr83/page17.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,842
Posted By Chris101
Soft focus story illustrations made with the same...

Soft focus story illustrations made with the same toy lens as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,842
Posted By Chris101
That picture has got a wonderful combination of...

That picture has got a wonderful combination of lighting and action sleepyhead!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,842
Posted By Chris101
You managed top get the kid's face! I love it...

You managed top get the kid's face! I love it when that comes together. Great pic, I'll bet the parent(s) really love that one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2017
Replies: 57
Views: 2,842
Posted By Chris101
I made a lens out of a plastic binocular toy that...

I made a lens out of a plastic binocular toy that was guaranteed to make blurry pictures. Here's a set from an afternoon with a friend and her...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-13-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,917
Posted By Chris101
Wow. Do you get the winsome millennial girl...

Wow. Do you get the winsome millennial girl photographer with it?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-13-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,917
Posted By Chris101
I wonder if anyone has removed the sensor and...

I wonder if anyone has removed the sensor and associated electronics, then replaced that with a film advance system? It'd have to be a DSLR or other camera with a real shutter of course.

:P
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 423
Views: 73,377
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/xlr1nd13ewk96g...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/xlr1nd13ewk96ge/cbuildinginterior29.jpg
Made with a CV15mm f/4.5, first version. This is a science building at a college that is being torn down. Corner of 11th...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 3,402
Posted By Chris101
OMG man! ;P

OMG man! ;P
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 3,402
Posted By Chris101
Yes, just a few weeks ago I did just that! I had...

Yes, just a few weeks ago I did just that! I had a screw mount Voigtlander 15mm, the one without rangefinder coupling. So I bought a Bessa-L, the perfect match for it. Now the lens is much happier on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,757
Posted By Chris101
... https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/drfg166l...

...


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/drfg166lg9tluis/File%20Oct%2012.jpeg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/f2h8swv2snftlxl/diptych3b.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/g5hq7d771ghnesx/0...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,757
Posted By Chris101
... https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/fjdm0id0...

...


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/fjdm0id0ri8b62u/File%20Oct%2012-1.jpeg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/78axt5v6l4u4fcn/eyeofthebeholdera.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/92fjy1q...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,757
Posted By Chris101
... https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/odjq0fgp...

...


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/odjq0fgpmmgwhxi/chaosandorder.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/r9a0uty04b299rw/chica1plus2.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/t9r1qyqsyxhn7ii/st...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 288
Views: 50,757
Posted By Chris101
I used to think of "film noir" as movies like...

I used to think of "film noir" as movies like Chinatown or The Maltese Falcon, but after watching Twin Peaks this summer, my concept has shifted to something that is often described as "Lynchian". It...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,146
Posted By Chris101
Huh!! Tempe Camera's website implies that they...

Huh!! Tempe Camera's website implies that they are still in the film developing business:

https://www.tempecamera.biz/Film_Processing_s/622.htm
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-25-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 3,133
Posted By Chris101
The x100 is neither a rangefinder, nor does it...

The x100 is neither a rangefinder, nor does it have interchangable lenses. The viewfinder is a hybrid electronic/optical that simulates a rangefinder - it's very accurate, and fast. The lens is a...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-21-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 3,061
Posted By Chris101
I print using the old way, and the new. I have a...

I print using the old way, and the new. I have a couple of scanners and an Epson 2880 printer. That works pretty well, but for maximum quality, I print in a darkroom on fiber based paper, using an...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-21-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,939
Posted By Chris101
You don't need a UV source for contact printing....

You don't need a UV source for contact printing. I would suggest setting up your sandwich in the dark, or under red light, then exposing a sheet in strips. Move an opaque card every 10 seconds for a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2017
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,806
Posted By Chris101
I just bought a hundred dollar camera body - this...

I just bought a hundred dollar camera body - this Bessa-L. Recently I bought a 15mm Voigtlander - the first version that is not rangefinder coupled, and it is LTM. I also got an adapter, so I mounted...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-19-2017
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,806
Posted By Chris101
I'm jealous! Of the camera, not the wine, unless...

I'm jealous! Of the camera, not the wine, unless it says Romanee Conti on the label. The RB67 was the first camera to get away from me. I saw it in the store, went to get the money, and by the time I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-19-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By Chris101
Or stick it on your camera and take a picture. If...

Or stick it on your camera and take a picture. If you like what it does, keep using it. If not, you can still use it to keep papers from flying around (it wasn't expensive, right?)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-13-2017
Replies: 272
Views: 87,801
Posted By Chris101
I just voted, because yesterday I bought a used L...

I just voted, because yesterday I bought a used L to use with my 15mm ltm Heliar. I was wanting a Leica MD-2 as it would match my M4-P, but now my camera and lens will both say Voigtlander. I'll post...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2017
Replies: 697
Views: 156,529
Posted By Chris101
I love this thread (much as I love film!) Some...

I love this thread (much as I love film!) Some outstanding images on this page, that use the unique qualities of film are Toews' water and snow, van Straten's black cat, and Karim's Annie 02. When I...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-13-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,824
Posted By Chris101
I think the phrase "looks like flash" when said...

I think the phrase "looks like flash" when said casually, without reference to the kind of light modification folks such as x-ray do, means that it was taken with an on-camera flash or one in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,928
Posted By Chris101
Don't count on it. Manufacturing procedures, even...

Don't count on it. Manufacturing procedures, even if carefully documented, often require tweaking by experienced technicians.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-12-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 4,395
Posted By Chris101
We're only a third of the way through! Wow...

We're only a third of the way through! Wow Petronius, wow!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 3,791
Posted By Chris101
I said 'Other', because my process is slightly...

I said 'Other', because my process is slightly different than choice #1. Here is my complete process. I have been doing this exactly like this since 1976:


Start pouring HC110 dilution b in at the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-07-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 5,708
Posted By Chris101
Premeditated or not, this type of behavior on the...

Premeditated or not, this type of behavior on the part of one we trust to use deadly force on our citizens, should not be allowed.
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 09-07-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,972
Posted By Chris101
Tempe Camera Repair...

Tempe Camera Repair (https://www.tempecamera.biz/REPAIR_DEPARTMENT_s/17.htm) has fixed two cameras for me (one a Leica with a non-responsive shutter), they did it same day, and the cost was better...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-31-2017
Replies: 65
Views: 5,800
Posted By Chris101
If sensitivity is the only concern, then yes,...

If sensitivity is the only concern, then yes, fast lenses are important, but the speed-to-noise ratio of the sensor can have an even greater effect on the image. But the speed of the sensor (or film)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,743
Posted By Chris101
Yeah right. I meant "tubed". <-- NEW WORD. I'm...

Yeah right. I meant "tubed". <-- NEW WORD. I'm coining it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,743
Posted By Chris101
Thanks man! I've always said (and possibly...

Thanks man! I've always said (and possibly written) tenticular. As in, "my dream involved this really hot, albeit tenticular girl". I love that I can spell - and say - it right now!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,743
Posted By Chris101
Cool to see "penultimate" in your list Joe. It's...

Cool to see "penultimate" in your list Joe. It's one of my favorites, as it has two diametrically opposed meanings. As second best, it's a good thing. Like getting an assessment of B. The other is...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 08-31-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By Chris101
Wouldn't that have been Fermi and Szilard's...

Wouldn't that have been Fermi and Szilard's Chicago Pile of 1942? EBR was the first nuclear power generator. (Nuclear history is a bit of a passion for me.)



This is the best photo I've seen from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-23-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,389
Posted By Chris101
Right? Under exposed film is very difficult to...

Right? Under exposed film is very difficult to bring anything out, but if there is anything in there, 'chopping' can bring it to fore, but the picture changes considerably.

The best way to approach...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-23-2017
Replies: 167
Views: 28,967
Posted By Chris101
My film history isn't a perfect fit for any...

My film history isn't a perfect fit for any category here. If I'm working on a project, I will shoot a roll a day or more. When I'm between projects, I shoot less than a roll a month. I even 'went...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-17-2017
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,806
Posted By Chris101
Hi Erik, I'm glad you got your lens refurbed! The...

Hi Erik, I'm glad you got your lens refurbed! The type 4 is, in my opinion, the best 50mm lens of all time. It's the perfect mixture of optical precision and personal character. If you look at my...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-17-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By Chris101
Vertical adjustment of the M6 and M4-P...

Vertical adjustment of the M6 and M4-P rangefinders is a simple(ish) procedure that can be done without disassembling the camera. Especially on the M4-P, as the screw above the lens opens the port,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-12-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,779
Posted By Chris101
Right? I'm sure the designers had the TLR...

Right? I'm sure the designers had the TLR experience in mind when they designed the 950 (which I had) or any of the swivel coolpixes.
Forum: Olympus RF 08-12-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,464
Posted By Chris101
I have that issue too. But even worse is the hair...

I have that issue too. But even worse is the hair trigger. While my right index finger searches for the button, invaribly I accidentally trigger the shutter. Well, to be honest, sometimes those...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-11-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,745
Posted By Chris101
If there is magic, with digital you won't know,...

If there is magic, with digital you won't know, because you deleted the error.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By Chris101
If it works fine, leave it alone. You will get...

If it works fine, leave it alone. You will get over the psychological bump of "OMG!! My camera is broken!" Shortly. Then you can get on with enjoying your beautiful 'silver' M4-P.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-10-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,339
Posted By Chris101
Back when I had a photo display website, I did...

Back when I had a photo display website, I did have some pictures appropriated for unauthorized use. Rather than get all huffy though, I linked to the pages where I found them. My favorite was the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2017
Replies: 12,112
Views: 4,451,605
Posted By Chris101
Muy bien! This is a really fun picture to look at...

Muy bien! This is a really fun picture to look at Diego!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-10-2017
Replies: 12,112
Views: 4,451,605
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/wanzcnckvzsw6r...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/wanzcnckvzsw6rk/turkeyvulture.jpg
Turkey Vulture, Salt River, Arizona
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-09-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,800
Posted By Chris101
When PS went subscription, I downgraded from CS6...

When PS went subscription, I downgraded from CS6 to to CS5 (12.1x64), the last version that runs stand alone. I like it because it's familiar, and quite powerful. At work we have the latest and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-09-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 12,076
Posted By Chris101
Hey! That's the lens of my avatar!

Hey! That's the lens of my avatar!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-09-2017
Replies: 2,013
Views: 610,349
Posted By Chris101
My Rolleiflex wasn't in working order for very...

My Rolleiflex wasn't in working order for very long (I bought it at a swap meet for $45, the mirror was missing, and shutter jammed. I fixed it ... sort of.)

This picture has got to be my favorite,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-09-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By Chris101
On my Macbook Pro, the original Nikon software is...

On my Macbook Pro, the original Nikon software is does not run - it is no longer compatible with the operating system. I use Vuescan, and it runs fine.

(my scanner is the 5000ED, but they are...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-09-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,421
Posted By Chris101
I had a Rolleiflex with the 75/3.5 Jena Tessar. I...

I had a Rolleiflex with the 75/3.5 Jena Tessar. I loved that camera, but the shutter mechanism broke and I was unable to fix it - I still have all the pieces. This lens gave me a deep appreciation...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2017
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,806
Posted By Chris101
Both my Summicrons are Canadian, as is my camera....

Both my Summicrons are Canadian, as is my camera. I think the 70s and 80s era Leicas maximize construction quality, and minimize price. The earlier, German cameras are extremely well made, but the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-09-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,305
Posted By Chris101
This article...

This article (https://www.cameraquest.com/m4pm6.htm) touches on the fact that some chrome (aka "silver") M4-P cameras were produced during the normal production runs. Apparently if they are black or...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 08-09-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,236
Posted By Chris101
The deserted ones are the best cemeteries! The...

The deserted ones are the best cemeteries! The deer seems a bit protective.

Interestingly, I posted a grave picture just before I noticed this thread. Quite a different atmosphere though.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2017
Replies: 12,112
Views: 4,451,605
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/sobhci83q5erqm...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/sobhci83q5erqm4/funeral.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,624
Posted By Chris101
I like rearview-reveal pics a lot Lynn! I ran...

I like rearview-reveal pics a lot Lynn! I ran across this one earlier this evening (and posted a companion picture in another...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,624
Posted By Chris101
A long time ago, in a place that's kinda far, but...

A long time ago, in a place that's kinda far, but not really that...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-07-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,348
Posted By Chris101
They must've used a M4P cause it's the...

They must've used a M4P cause it's the quintessential camera-looking camera. But a zoom and SLR finder ?? How would that even work?

I have no idea of the movie, but I'll be curious to find out.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2017
Replies: 12,112
Views: 4,451,605
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/dvs8ifcngent6t...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/dvs8ifcngent6t7/tulsamemphis.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 49,787
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/d9594u20fclfnr...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/d9594u20fclfnr7/look.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2017
Replies: 12,112
Views: 4,451,605
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/g2u2i7ldhb5fh8...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/g2u2i7ldhb5fh8s/25.3%20figleaf.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 08-05-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 2,099
Posted By Chris101
Electrical wiring in buildings on American Indian...

Electrical wiring in buildings on American Indian reservations is also somewhat ... unique.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,402
Posted By Chris101
Are you sure? Snow is white after all. Did you...

Are you sure? Snow is white after all. Did you fully develop the test strip? Did you you really check to see if there was no density up there in the highlights?

More importantly, is there texture...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 5,133
Posted By Chris101
The L16 is a wild looking camera alright! A...

The L16 is a wild looking camera alright! A couple months ago I bought a Lytro Illum, which is so computational, I feel like I need a lot of study to master it. Unfortunately Lytro has gotten out of...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-05-2017
Replies: 2,955
Views: 1,786,822
Posted By Chris101
I'm carrying my camera around, but I'm shooting...

I'm carrying my camera around, but I'm shooting my current project while I'm at work, Monday through Friday. It's a year-plus construction project, and I'm trying to document it on a daily basis. And...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-05-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 2,447
Posted By Chris101
I decided not to buy a digital M, even though I...

I decided not to buy a digital M, even though I love my M4-P. I have a plethora of digicams, but none of them try to emulate film cameras (the three Nikon DSLRs not withstanding.) Digital Leicas (in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By Chris101
The problem is that you can't tell how much of...

The problem is that you can't tell how much of the light affecting the meter is IR vs visible. Some sources are rich in IR, such as sunlight, fire or incandescent bulbs. Others, like CFL, LED, or...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,402
Posted By Chris101
You mean scanned film vs scanned print, right?...

You mean scanned film vs scanned print, right? Cause I think every film picture must have been scanned.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2017
Replies: 12,112
Views: 4,451,605
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/6vbfedljkt83cs...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/6vbfedljkt83cso/c14.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-05-2017
Replies: 132
Views: 23,714
Posted By Chris101
I wouldn't mind having some of the slr lenses I...

I wouldn't mind having some of the slr lenses I have for my RF. Particularly the 21mm, which I have for my OM1n. Or the 85mm, which I've had for OM as well as for Nikon. I have a 35 for every camera...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-05-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 2,589
Posted By Chris101
The 21/2 Zuiko is one of "the other Zuikos [that]...

The 21/2 Zuiko is one of "the other Zuikos [that] are equally amazing".
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2017
Replies: 12,112
Views: 4,451,605
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/9ip8tb6keghuzr...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/9ip8tb6keghuzr4/hugokenandmodel.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-04-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Chris101
Unlikely, but ... is that Liquor sign from...

Unlikely, but ... is that Liquor sign from Leucadia? The one there had the I and Q out the last time I passed it.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-04-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Chris101
Congratulations y'all! Nice pics too!

Congratulations y'all! Nice pics too!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-04-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By Chris101
Full strength, or 50%. Rinse it completely off....

Full strength, or 50%. Rinse it completely off. After a couple such treatments, the problem should clear up.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-04-2017
Replies: 109
Views: 13,743
Posted By Chris101
Back in '10 I voted No, never, but now I have a...

Back in '10 I voted No, never, but now I have a 15mm lens, so I keep the finder in my bag. I's use it for critical framing, but it's not that accurate. I've used it a few time, but usually, I just...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2017
Replies: 12,112
Views: 4,451,605
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/cz5aj1shndr0ne...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/cz5aj1shndr0neo/womanwith2dog.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-03-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,187
Posted By Chris101
Thanks Kent. I understand about the complexities...

Thanks Kent. I understand about the complexities of life.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-03-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 4,031
Posted By Chris101
Right then. ...[/QUOTE] Unlikely. At least in...

Right then.

...[/QUOTE]

Unlikely. At least in my experience. I gave in and reprocessed a few key images. This lead to a demand that I reprocess more images or "give [the client] all my exposures"....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2017
Replies: 605
Views: 90,706
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/a9420503lmyn5c...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/a9420503lmyn5c8/laffoon042917.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-03-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,187
Posted By Chris101
Is the tally available?

Is the tally available?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-03-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,200
Posted By Chris101
Um, there's Gary Winogrand, Robert Doisneau....

Um, there's Gary Winogrand, Robert Doisneau. "HCB", Ned Bojic and me, as well as others who I cannot name at the moment.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-03-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,679
Posted By Chris101
Hey Gabor, I find it useful when I am scouting a...

Hey Gabor, I find it useful when I am scouting a good vantage point to await subjects. Sometimes the architecture wants the 50, sometimes the 35mm. Occasionally it needs as wide as it can get, so I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-03-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,679
Posted By Chris101
That's how I've used it too Trung. I usually have...

That's how I've used it too Trung. I usually have my 35 on the camera, but sometimes it'll be the 15. I'll see some detail, and wonder how it would look with a longer lens. So with the lever I can...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2017
Replies: 553
Views: 85,451
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/trgkwtb5r2wojh...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/trgkwtb5r2wojhe/angie042917.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2017
Replies: 553
Views: 85,451
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/e514k5p4lumc4t...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/e514k5p4lumc4to/silhouette022611.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-02-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,534
Posted By Chris101
A completely dull, black surface would be most...

A completely dull, black surface would be most welcome for all kinds of things. From the days of lamp black and platinizing to today's polymer coatings, none of it has ever been particularly durable....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-02-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 4,031
Posted By Chris101
Why is the photographer an **** at all? Because...

Why is the photographer an **** at all? Because she didn't just give the cover away to please a customer? But if she had, where would it have ended? Because she sued for defamation? Shooting weddings...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-02-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 1,534
Posted By Chris101
MAybe the intent is to just sit it on a shelf. It...

MAybe the intent is to just sit it on a shelf. It would look good for a while then.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-02-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,679
Posted By Chris101
When I only had one lens, I never used it. Now...

When I only had one lens, I never used it. Now that I have a second lens, it's kinda useful, but I rarely use it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-02-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 2,589
Posted By Chris101
M + hassy would be cool for sure, but keep the...

M + hassy would be cool for sure, but keep the Oly in mind. Lenses, bodies and accessories are reasonably priced. I have always found the look of a few of their lenses to be unique and pleasant. The...
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-01-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 5,460
Posted By Chris101
Ah, cool! Thanks for the long term update Ranger....

Ah, cool! Thanks for the long term update Ranger. Film is not as easy as it was in 2008. Back then, you could get C41 done almost anywhere - now DIY is a much more viable option than it used to be.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,624
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/908j88hp7o5ta0...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/908j88hp7o5ta04/lamp.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-01-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 1,845
Posted By Chris101
That's really weird.

That's really weird.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,311
Posted By Chris101
It sounds like it would be a joy to use. So if...

It sounds like it would be a joy to use. So if you are so inclined, shoot some film with it! On the other hand, if you want to show it off, leave the brass showing and put it in a case. I don't think...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-27-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By Chris101
Find a brick and morter store. They usually have...

Find a brick and morter store. They usually have lots of used filters for a few bucks each. They usually come with those kind of cases. Most newer cases I've seen are slide-out type, that don't...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-27-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Chris101
Hey Huss, you redacted your service order number...

Hey Huss, you redacted your service order number in the first paragraph, but show it in full in the second. Not sure what the effect of showing your order number is though.

As to the content of your...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-26-2017
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,806
Posted By Chris101
A couple months ago I bought the 50mm Summicron...

A couple months ago I bought the 50mm Summicron (also made in Canada!) and it works in grandpa mode as well:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/2ybp3w2da4e9caj/evelynbecky072317.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-25-2017
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,806
Posted By Chris101
I bought a "grandpa"...

I bought a "grandpa" lens:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/72yi52otad0yn3c/35summicron.jpg

It works too!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/t8elbczcz630ki1/RoyceAndBecky072217.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By Chris101
You don't need to enter an email address. Just...

You don't need to enter an email address. Just click the close box, and it goes away, then you can click the 'Show Me' button.

EDIT: Whoops, I see that's been said before.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By Chris101
It said Trix is my film-mate. Like duh ...

It said Trix is my film-mate. Like duh ...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-23-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,696
Posted By Chris101
Just wait til Part 8!

Just wait til Part 8!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,785
Posted By Chris101
This is my grand daughter Evelyn, DiL Shannen and...

This is my grand daughter Evelyn, DiL Shannen and son, who is actually Mayan (Guatemalan.) Dine is their name for Navajo. Shannen (100% Dine) lives in Phoenix, but her family is from the Four Corners...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,785
Posted By Chris101
I agree, the Dine kids I know are pretty...

I agree, the Dine kids I know are pretty modern:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/ge7sq0q47j5ea5y/shannenevelynsam062117.jpg
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-23-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,696
Posted By Chris101
I can't play guitar either high, drunk or...

I can't play guitar either high, drunk or sober!

I like to drink a beer while developing film (take a sip, agitate, sip, agitate ... until either the film or beer is done.) If I am blocked on a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,758
Posted By Chris101
The real advantage to slides is that you can...

The real advantage to slides is that you can project them to huge size!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2017
Replies: 148
Views: 11,911
Posted By Chris101
I almost bought a Yashica-Mat from a little shop...

I almost bought a Yashica-Mat from a little shop in old-town Scottsdale in the early 80s, for the then outrageous price of $125.
I passed, and have regretted it e'r since.
I did buy a well made...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2017
Replies: 148
Views: 11,911
Posted By Chris101
To say bonded with is pretty serious. It's...

To say bonded with is pretty serious. It's these:

* My first *expensive* camera: Mamiya 645 and the 35mm Sekor C. I used the wlf, and the pd prism, and had a grip. I loved that camera.
* First...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-18-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By Chris101
I have that! Especially hammers. And wrenches....

I have that! Especially hammers. And wrenches. Screw drivers. Pliars ... Not so big on saws though.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/m9cicavz4q2zyjx/tools.gif

Alright, I've got a couple saws.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 07-18-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Chris101
You don't really need stop bath with film (you do...

You don't really need stop bath with film (you do with prints though.)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-18-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,745
Posted By Chris101
I just read a fun article...

I just read a fun article (https://www.35mmc.com/11/06/2017/finding-way-photography-1/) about this subject by Nick Holt. Holt stated that his attraction to film was due to the "chance and magic".
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2017
Replies: 118
Views: 11,562
Posted By Chris101
I use HC110, dilution b at 20C for almost every...

I use HC110, dilution b at 20C for almost every roll of black and white film I shoot, which is on average one roll a week. Occasionally, in the summer, the temperature is too high, and I use a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,519
Posted By Chris101
HC 110 has a very linear time/contrast ratio that...

HC 110 has a very linear time/contrast ratio that I fins work well with my simplistically linear exposure/development time reciprocity scheme. I tried a dozen different chemistries, and HC110 proved...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-16-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,453
Posted By Chris101
Ya know Fred, we all come back at some point....

Ya know Fred, we all come back at some point. Good luck with your new computery endeavors.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-16-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By Chris101
It's a version 2. You an tell because of the...

It's a version 2. You an tell because of the little tab on the aperture ring.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2017
Replies: 254
Views: 16,085
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/zd0ua0eiwdt4uv...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/zd0ua0eiwdt4uvs/yaumbrella.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/8x6afogarjcspoa/onthebeach1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2017
Replies: 254
Views: 16,085
Posted By Chris101
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/gx7hd7dhsxnwxr...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/gx7hd7dhsxnwxrj/gettypatron1.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-13-2017
Replies: 605
Views: 90,706
Posted By Chris101
This is where I...

This is where I work:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/xfj5kkhwf9xkqqt/explaining.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By Chris101
Just bags on general purpose...

Just bags on general purpose shelves:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/f7g34bse5rpphs4/camerashelves.jpeg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-11-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 2,318
Posted By Chris101
I used this table-top...

I used this table-top rig:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/sfwwt7mqt4l0qv8/onsmallpod.jpg

to shoot a series of sciencey...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,745
Posted By Chris101
Have you held a wet print on fiber paper, then...

Have you held a wet print on fiber paper, then held the same picture scanned and printed digitally? There's your difference. I'll bet your friends and family would appreciate silver prints. But I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-07-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By Chris101
I used plastic bottles for my unicolor kit. I...

I used plastic bottles for my unicolor kit. I squeezed the air out of them, and they lasted for many rolls. I quit using them when the negatives started showing any loss of density.*

*About a year...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-05-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 22,150
Posted By Chris101
Ya learn so much here! My favorite musical joke...

Ya learn so much here!

My favorite musical joke is that if a musician misses a note, it's likely to have been a mistake. If they miss more, they're playing jazz.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-05-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,187
Posted By Chris101
Hi Kent, this is just a heads up, but the link in...

Hi Kent, this is just a heads up, but the link in your first post leads to an error because it's not spelled right. (DecisiveChallenge.com is missing the 'n'.)

I can hardly wait to see the entries!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-02-2017
Replies: 488
Views: 128,127
Posted By Chris101
Well, when this thread started, it was 'around 10...

Well, when this thread started, it was 'around 10 years ago'. Delta 400 was a high speed version of Delta 100 then, with its beautifuly structured, yet very fine - and uniform - grain. That is why I...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-01-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 3,951
Posted By Chris101
It's 2017! Doesn't everybody already have...

It's 2017! Doesn't everybody already have one?

If what you need is an in focus, 'correctly' exposed, ready to view image, the camera in any phone made in the last 5 years already does that. Don't...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-29-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,187
Posted By Chris101
I will be shooting in and around Chandler,...

I will be shooting in and around Chandler, Arizona. I suspect I'll have an M4-p with a couple of lenses, as well as a Lytro and a cell phone.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-29-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 3,951
Posted By Chris101
For situations like this, I usually resort to my...

For situations like this, I usually resort to my phone.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-25-2017
Replies: 60
Views: 3,187
Posted By Chris101
Oh yeah! I'm in. I entered the last one and even...

Oh yeah! I'm in. I entered the last one and even garnered a couple of votes!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2017
Replies: 7,469
Views: 3,818,193
Posted By Chris101
I've been doing some building shooting, and this...

I've been doing some building shooting, and this comes in handy:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/svyzh9zor3j6n4m/showyourmColor.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 50,539
Posted By Chris101
Two months ago I bought a camera body/lens...

Two months ago I bought a camera body/lens combination as I try to simplify my shooting options as I approach retirement. This is one of the last, if not the last film cameras I will ever buy.* The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2017
Replies: 252
Views: 22,150
Posted By Chris101
Next year's model won't need you!

Next year's model won't need you!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-19-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By Chris101
Very nice, and very appropriate shooting with a...

Very nice, and very appropriate shooting with a Zorki (former Soviet ally, former Soviet camera.) I'm really pist that whassisname is taking Cuba away just when we got used to having Cuba back! I see...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-18-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,621
Posted By Chris101
Nikon CP950, Olympus OM1n with a 21mm f/2, and a...

Nikon CP950, Olympus OM1n with a 21mm f/2, and a Mamiya 645 with the 110mm.

Mostly the CoolPix though. (It's still around, and it works!)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2017
Replies: 9,046
Views: 888,806
Posted By Chris101
I'm shooting a historic building being renovated....

I'm shooting a historic building being renovated. I am on the design team, and have worked in the building for decades. Since all I had for my new Leica was a 50mm, I bought a wide angle...
Forum: RFF Polls 06-16-2017
Replies: 2,955
Views: 1,786,822
Posted By Chris101
I've got 4 rolls of trix from 4/25 through...

I've got 4 rolls of trix from 4/25 through yesterday from an ongoing, architectural project. I'm gonna develop the film tonight and spend tomorrow scanning it. As the project matures, I will begin...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By Chris101
I plan on doing even more photography when I get...

I plan on doing even more photography when I get old!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-16-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By Chris101
I think the A stands for Admiral Akbar. It's...

I think the A stands for Admiral Akbar.


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