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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 848
Views: 170,521
Posted By Saul
Really skillful capture of a wonderful moment.

Really skillful capture of a wonderful moment.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 186
Views: 5,794
Posted By Saul
It's an extra $500 for the "pre-brassed" slotted...

It's an extra $500 for the "pre-brassed" slotted screwdriver point.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 2,451
Posted By Saul
Most ironic statement of 2020 (so far). The S&P...

Most ironic statement of 2020 (so far). The S&P index consistently beats 4/5ths of all money managers. But of course you knew that.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 2,451
Posted By Saul
Look at the longer year-to-year trend, it's the...

Look at the longer year-to-year trend, it's the Grand Tetons in a graph.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 220
Views: 6,695
Posted By Saul
It was Lindsay Lohan

It was Lindsay Lohan
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 146
Views: 5,337
Posted By Saul
solid insight, well expressed, and true for me...

solid insight, well expressed, and true for me too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7,484
Views: 3,851,217
Posted By Saul
So many points of interest to investigate, well...

So many points of interest to investigate, well done!
Forum: Film vs Digital 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 924
Posted By Saul
Great summation

Great summation
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-17-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,825
Posted By Saul
So true, especially comparing him to the...

So true, especially comparing him to the well-known printing masters of his time.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-14-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Saul
I always used some canned air on the open...

I always used some canned air on the open cartridge and blew through the felt trap just before attaching the leader and winding on.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-07-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By Saul
My guess: it's a camera issue.

My guess: it's a camera issue.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-24-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,462
Posted By Saul
Important -- and valid -- point

Important -- and valid -- point
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-22-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By Saul
Just be willing to hang out so you can see all...

Just be willing to hang out so you can see all the images as they cycle through the various projectors.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Saul
As a tip, I understand insurance companies like...

As a tip, I understand insurance companies like to see additional photo documentation establishing the collection in context with the room where it is displayed.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Saul
Now that's the crux of the biscuit. Many people...

Now that's the crux of the biscuit. Many people simply jump around from one processing program to another in search of the magic bullet, or maybe stick with one program but never invest the time and...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-15-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Saul
For US based buyers purchasing equipment from...

For US based buyers purchasing equipment from overseas, are you paying any customs charges? If so, do you know before the sale what that charge is going to be?
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 11-13-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,896
Posted By Saul
Naw, they're just out of this world :cool:

Naw, they're just out of this world :cool:
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 11-06-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By Saul
What about this monster: Scheimpflug I use it but...

What about this monster: Scheimpflug
I use it but can't pronounce it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Saul
Are you guys labeling for anything other than...

Are you guys labeling for anything other than film stock?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Saul
No doubt with professional integrity, patience,...

No doubt with professional integrity, patience, and care I'm sure :D
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-28-2019
Replies: 256
Views: 9,866
Posted By Saul
You are not alone with this hang up, nor your...

You are not alone with this hang up, nor your perfect description of it!
Forum: RFF News 10-19-2019
Replies: 87
Views: 7,883
Posted By Saul
Actually, I have seen it (on PBS) and it was...

Actually, I have seen it (on PBS) and it was fascinating to watch the logistics of trucking an enormous section through little towns. Quite the performance, sometimes with literally only inches to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-10-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Saul
Some very nice images in "Everybody's...

Some very nice images in "Everybody's Corner"
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-08-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 3,158
Posted By Saul
It's is much simpler than you're making it: just...

It's is much simpler than you're making it: just subscribe, stay up-to-date, ignore the version number, and use the software as it works very well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-08-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,093
Posted By Saul
Does this mean something? :bang:

Does this mean something? :bang:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-02-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,296
Posted By Saul
I believe a plain water stop is recommended (fill...

I believe a plain water stop is recommended (fill the tank, drain, repeat once more, then fix).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By Saul
Sounds like you intended to re-use a commercially...

Sounds like you intended to re-use a commercially loaded canister. Best to go with cassettes designed to be reloaded instead.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 2,296
Posted By Saul
Is the value of the staining process "lost" when...

Is the value of the staining process "lost" when scanning the negative vs. wet printing?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-23-2019
Replies: 1,383
Views: 72,178
Posted By Saul
So nice! What a finishing touch!!

So nice!
What a finishing touch!!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By Saul
But if you read the article on the J Walking,...

But if you read the article on the J Walking, you'll find this:
However, of the 300 people filmed during the pilot scheme, just four were subsequently identified and punished, it said, without...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 09-02-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,628
Posted By Saul
Damn, I wish they made lines like that in cars...

Damn, I wish they made lines like that in cars today
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-21-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,491
Posted By Saul
I'm with you on this. Especially seeing the...

I'm with you on this. Especially seeing the absurd price of $95.00 :eek: for the Rama product.

What kind of sucker takes this bait?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-20-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 905
Posted By Saul
Could the price drop indicate that the new...

Could the price drop indicate that the new version is in the wings?
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-14-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,320
Posted By Saul
a la Jimmy Page? Gotta take him seriously, and...

a la Jimmy Page? Gotta take him seriously, and he's probably pushing 70!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 6,496
Posted By Saul
Can you tell me more about the bands?

Can you tell me more about the bands?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-01-2019
Replies: 5,593
Views: 979,800
Posted By Saul
Thanks for that info; I have a Leica basket case...

Thanks for that info; I have a Leica basket case that I'm interested in having diagnosed and it's nice to have a new person to contact.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-31-2019
Replies: 5,593
Views: 979,800
Posted By Saul
Vince, Any particular reason you had Frank do...

Vince,

Any particular reason you had Frank do the work instead of the "usual suspects" often mentioned here for repairs?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 20,608
Posted By Saul
When will those Dutch learn that smoking is...

When will those Dutch learn that smoking is old-school? :D

(p.s. My wife is Dutch)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2019
Replies: 109
Views: 15,930
Posted By Saul
Classic EDC gear

Classic EDC gear
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 07-26-2019
Replies: 1,383
Views: 72,178
Posted By Saul
Wrong. His AGE is 28.

Wrong. His AGE is 28.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-22-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 14,350
Posted By Saul
Is the watch strap a Popov Leather one? Looks...

Is the watch strap a Popov Leather one? Looks very similar to mine!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,928
Posted By Saul
Been enjoying my x-e1 and the 35mm 1.4 for many...

Been enjoying my x-e1 and the 35mm 1.4 for many years and it has become the camera I can just pick up and shoot with without having to reaquaint myself to the technology involved. Humble, simple,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-30-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 20,608
Posted By Saul
Erik, So nicely conceived as usual. What a...

Erik,

So nicely conceived as usual. What a strange contraption for a kid to hang out on, though.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-22-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Saul
What program do you print with?

What program do you print with?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-17-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 13,200
Posted By Saul
Ansco 130 was my print developer of choice too....

Ansco 130 was my print developer of choice too. Got better with age and I always seasoned a new batch with a quart of old developer. Lasts forever.
Forum: Photo Software 06-10-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 6,027
Posted By Saul
Do you subscribe to a streaming service?...

Do you subscribe to a streaming service? Newspaper? Magazine? Landline for phone?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,855
Posted By Saul
Kind of interesting but not very practical as...

Kind of interesting but not very practical as they present it. For instance, just what do you do with your dripping wet, fragile roll of film after you unspool it to amaze all your friends? Carry...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,753
Posted By Saul
Good lord, will this never end?

Good lord, will this never end?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-21-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 2,293
Posted By Saul
Absolutely this technique, especially with my...

Absolutely this technique, especially with my D810. Highlights can be easily controlled with recovery if needed and the histogram is accurate enough that this almost always gives a nice full-bodied...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-06-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,528
Posted By Saul
This echoes my experience, too. In the old days...

This echoes my experience, too. In the old days I'd say I was a competent but not especially skilled b/w printer. I just didn't have the patience to execute the workflow necessary to up my game.

But...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-04-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 13,200
Posted By Saul
How do you deal with transferring chemical...

How do you deal with transferring chemical contamination?
Forum: Travel 04-30-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,374
Posted By Saul
bullseye! :D

bullseye! :D
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-27-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By Saul
Wouldn't a cheaper alternative be a soft-focus...

Wouldn't a cheaper alternative be a soft-focus filter?
Sorry, but the image appears (to me) to just be soft.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,169
Posted By Saul
If we assume the discussion about developing for...

If we assume the discussion about developing for the highlights refers only to b/w, then you would have two variables to manipulate: time of development and concentration of the developer.

But that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 7,126
Posted By Saul
This come-back is a bullseye!

This come-back is a bullseye!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-13-2019
Replies: 670
Views: 20,608
Posted By Saul
Husker Du and PBR = two north American Classics...

Husker Du and PBR = two north American Classics :angel:
Forum: Photo Software 03-17-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Saul
I'm not familiar with Elements but it sounds like...

I'm not familiar with Elements but it sounds like the merged photos aren't exactly lined up.

Best is to use PS because you can nudge each layer while checking alignment. Your title says Lightroom...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-07-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 13,200
Posted By Saul
That LED would hypnotize me, so beautiful on it's...

That LED would hypnotize me, so beautiful on it's own :cool:
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-06-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Saul
My Kostiner came with a plexy "stick", beveled...

My Kostiner came with a plexy "stick", beveled and smoothed at one end, to gently grab the prints and pull them up out of the slot. Was very handy.

Other than that, what's to know? It's a print...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-01-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,740
Posted By Saul
thank you thank you thank you

thank you thank you thank you
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,421
Posted By Saul
Best observation yet

Best observation yet
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 3,398
Posted By Saul
Thank you for sharing Hurley, someone I was not...

Thank you for sharing Hurley, someone I was not aware of, as well as your graceful explanation. You've articulated my thoughts better than I can.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 3,398
Posted By Saul
That could be, and it brings up an interesting...

That could be, and it brings up an interesting question I don't know how to answer: beyond logistics, what would someone like Capa do prior to an assignment like this in order to "prepare" to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 3,398
Posted By Saul
I'm sure mine would suck unless I got truly lucky...

I'm sure mine would suck unless I got truly lucky and believe me, I respect the whole other perspective that being in a life or death situation just might knock you off your game.

Maybe Capa was...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 3,398
Posted By Saul
I think you're misunderstanding my point. As an...

I think you're misunderstanding my point. As an example, many of Mathew Brady's photographs have such a unique beauty to them even as they depict the horrors of our civil war. I could just respond to...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-25-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 3,398
Posted By Saul
Only within the historical context, which I...

Only within the historical context, which I respect; but the photographs themselves are mediocre by most visual standards of that time period.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-24-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 3,398
Posted By Saul
I did black and white darkroom work for more than...

I did black and white darkroom work for more than 34 yrs and there is no way film blurs during processing or drying. To my eyes, Capa's film looks like it either got wet as he was shooting (or...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-21-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,732
Posted By Saul
This is ridiculously true! :bang:

This is ridiculously true! :bang:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 13,200
Posted By Saul
I'm all about casters but not on an enlarging...

I'm all about casters but not on an enlarging base which should be as rock solid as possible.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-12-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,043
Posted By Saul
Great choice, that digital Leica. I've never read...

Great choice, that digital Leica. I've never read or heard about any issues that might irritate or annoy someone like you who complains about technology moving forward without them.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2019
Replies: 284
Views: 13,200
Posted By Saul
Yes to this ^. I would not feel comfortable...

Yes to this ^. I would not feel comfortable covering up all that spaghetti wiring with plastic!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-09-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 2,043
Posted By Saul
Can you elaborate on this? Sounds like the...

Can you elaborate on this? Sounds like the company rep was on the way to helping you, so what happened next?

What couldn't you (or they) find?
Forum: RFF Polls 02-05-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,203
Posted By Saul
I feel the same way, Phil, but my wife is Dutch...

I feel the same way, Phil, but my wife is Dutch so we're planning on retiring to the Netherlands because it's a much, much better society to grow old in.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-30-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,273
Posted By Saul
Me thinks you misread Keith's shutter count...

Me thinks you misread Keith's shutter count above. It's 12K.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-17-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 4,365
Posted By Saul
er, more like land erosion problems :D

er, more like land erosion problems :D
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 01-15-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By Saul
No need to scuba dive if this is your first time...

No need to scuba dive if this is your first time in water. Just get really good at using either Lightroom (easier to get started) or PS (to me it's more awkward).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Saul
Just be aware that some interaction between your...

Just be aware that some interaction between your developer and the cheap plastic might occur, and become a factor.

Normally, stainless steel or glass is used for best mixing practice.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-11-2019
Replies: 551
Views: 97,737
Posted By Saul
Wonderful photo of a moment in time.

Wonderful photo of a moment in time.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-07-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By Saul
Also not helping is the...

Also not helping is the overexposure+overdevelopment of the sky in that area.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-22-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By Saul
Nick, Where // what INPUT slider?

Nick,

Where // what INPUT slider?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 7,006
Posted By Saul
Have you found that to be wasteful?

Have you found that to be wasteful?
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-16-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By Saul
That's the first comment of yours I completely...

That's the first comment of yours I completely agree with :D
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-16-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By Saul
I hear you on that. My actual needs are met and...

I hear you on that. My actual needs are met and it's always about improving the vision and lighting for me.

But I just love those lyrics!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-16-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,739
Posted By Saul
(Lyrics by Jason and the Nashville Scorchers):...

(Lyrics by Jason and the Nashville Scorchers): "Well, if money talks, I wish it'd speak to me because I need the conversation it's plain to see." :D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-16-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Saul
plus one on that comment

plus one on that comment
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2018
Replies: 546
Views: 68,651
Posted By Saul
Love this image, well seen!

Love this image, well seen!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 888
Posted By Saul
This is THE way to go!

This is THE way to go!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-30-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Saul
I was lucky enough to see that exhibition. I like...

I was lucky enough to see that exhibition. I like both photographers but it was a lop-sided show because HCB was so big and strong compared to Erwitt's work from Pittsburgh. Kind of jarring to move...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-30-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Saul
NYC this weekend

Anyone know of good photo shows in Chelsea galleries or museums running thru this weekend in NYC?

Open to all types of work.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By Saul
I was just thinking the same thing right before...

I was just thinking the same thing right before reading your post. I couldn't survive the web without mine.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-17-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Saul
Really appreciate you posted this link!

Really appreciate you posted this link!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-15-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By Saul
Just for giggles, what do those trays fetch?

Just for giggles, what do those trays fetch?
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 09-06-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,351
Posted By Saul
Good eye! :cool:

Good eye! :cool:
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-28-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,951
Posted By Saul
My method is to only purchase the lenses that...

My method is to only purchase the lenses that fulfill my professional requirements and so far, over the past 30-odd years, that number is very, very low. As a result, it's kind of like "don't test,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-20-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 4,279
Posted By Saul
That's simply robbery; $156.00 for a length of...

That's simply robbery; $156.00 for a length of cord, a bit of leather, some thread and two split rings!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,731
Posted By Saul
Nikon's D700

Nikon's D700
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-09-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By Saul
My advice? Rethink either your mode of...

My advice? Rethink either your mode of transportation or gear selection.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-09-2018
Replies: 7,484
Views: 3,851,217
Posted By Saul
That green and chrome is such a beautiful combo...

That green and chrome is such a beautiful combo (and the lens is no slouch).
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-24-2018
Replies: 3,147
Views: 755,666
Posted By Saul
^^ This image is the essence of photography...

^^ This image is the essence of photography itself. Wonderful.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By Saul
Wow! Check out the price per sheet to develop 4x5...

Wow! Check out the price per sheet to develop 4x5 film (hint: it's $10.00)
Forum: Nikon RF 07-16-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By Saul
Please do; sounds fun

Please do; sounds fun
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-07-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 11,068
Posted By Saul
Thumbs up H I L A R I O U S

H I L A R I O U S
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 06-28-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 3,458
Posted By Saul
This is simply wrong. You do not understand the...

This is simply wrong. You do not understand the relationships between print size, pixel dimensions and pixels per inch.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-27-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Saul
Cal, Look for my PM. Once I can experience some...

Cal,

Look for my PM.

Once I can experience some of these different papers I'll be better positioned to make an informed choice.

Even though I don't do Piezography, I'm a huge fan of mid-tone...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-27-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Saul
Cal, Do you think the Cone paper will shine even...

Cal,

Do you think the Cone paper will shine even outside of Pieziography inkset?
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-27-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Saul
These suggestions sound good, and I'll get my...

These suggestions sound good, and I'll get my hands on some of the Platine. Funny, I thought the Photographique didn't have OBA's.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 06-26-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Saul
44" paper choice?

As the title says, I'm trying out different papers for B/W images to be displayed unframed/unglazed.

I'm very familiar with Canson Photographique and like it quite a bit. I've never printed on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-20-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By Saul
How does one roll their own with the backing...

How does one roll their own with the backing paper and film separate? Does one make a jig for lengths and roll in the dark?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,024
Posted By Saul
Hey, at least the shipping is free!

Hey, at least the shipping is free!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-18-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 5,210
Posted By Saul
The trick might be to earn enough of a living as...

The trick might be to earn enough of a living as a commercial photographer without having to work everyday.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-15-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,050
Posted By Saul
Leica is simply now chum.

Leica is simply now chum.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-13-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 3,171
Posted By Saul
Yeah, but realistically, this catalog will only...

Yeah, but realistically, this catalog will only go up in value so it's a good spend.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-06-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Saul
Seems to me you already have deduced an...

Seems to me you already have deduced an appropriate answer, mainly that the film is defective. Is there a physical crink in the film?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-13-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 4,556
Posted By Saul
^ ^ That's a BEAUTIFUL color for a Bug.

^ ^ That's a BEAUTIFUL color for a Bug.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-06-2018
Replies: 87
Views: 3,323
Posted By Saul
I have the Thorium (sp?) 35mm mounted on my F-1n....

I have the Thorium (sp?) 35mm mounted on my F-1n.
A great "pre-filtered" lens for B/W!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-30-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 937
Posted By Saul
Out, for certain.

Out, for certain.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2018
Replies: 7,484
Views: 3,851,217
Posted By Saul
Erik, Please, please stop showing these...

Erik,

Please, please stop showing these ultra-seductive bodies, I just can't take it :bang:
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-26-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 4,363
Posted By Saul
Chris, When you say I am going to profile the...

Chris,

When you say I am going to profile the Olympus camera with my Sekonic L-758DR meter can you elaborate on this? I'm curious how this would be accomplished.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-24-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,730
Posted By Saul
Agree ^^. Chuffed Cheese told you EXACTLY to...

Agree ^^.

Chuffed Cheese told you EXACTLY to search COMPLETED EBAY SALES.
You asked, he answered, wtf??
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2018
Replies: 5,593
Views: 979,800
Posted By Saul
what the hell is going on here, please?

what the hell is going on here, please?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-14-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,170
Posted By Saul
There are elements here which make me understand...

There are elements here which make me understand why you were interested in the initial capture but the end result doesn't depict an 'investigation' with your eye (or camera). It feels rushed, not...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-13-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 1,502
Posted By Saul
Very authentic and touching moment observed here....

Very authentic and touching moment observed here. I'd be interested in seeing a bit more shadow detail to give more of a visual role to the cows themselves. That would complete the 'relationship'.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-13-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Saul
Competent but cliche scenes of winter.

Competent but cliche scenes of winter.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Saul
Great suggestions everyone! I've passed them...

Great suggestions everyone!
I've passed them along to my kid.

Saul
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Saul
Labs in NYC or Brooklyn

I need some recommendations for my daughter as to where she can bring her 35mm b+w to be processed and scanned at a moderate level? She's in Brooklyn (Crown Hts.) but has easy access to NYC.

Thanks!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-25-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,968
Posted By Saul
This is the best suggestion, by far. Finish the...

This is the best suggestion, by far. Finish the gear cycle and produce tangible photographs.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By Saul
just get a gently used D810

just get a gently used D810
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-16-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,705
Posted By Saul
It's a complete joke because the family ACTUALLY...

It's a complete joke because the family ACTUALLY looks like this and is blaming the photographer for their bad genes.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2017
Replies: 7,484
Views: 3,851,217
Posted By Saul
It's a lovely combo

It's a lovely combo
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2017
Replies: 7,484
Views: 3,851,217
Posted By Saul
Erik, Is it an original BP body?

Erik,

Is it an original BP body?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-06-2017
Replies: 116
Views: 4,330
Posted By Saul
For me, living with and evaluating a working set...

For me, living with and evaluating a working set of images, either in print form or by re-visiting my digital archive on a regular basis, is how I slowly layer my opinions on any particular image's...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2017
Replies: 551
Views: 97,737
Posted By Saul
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/41217/sml_U41217I1512136484.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-18-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,070
Posted By Saul
I'd make the same comment to you.

I'd make the same comment to you.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-18-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,070
Posted By Saul
You're entitled to it, but that's a gross under...

You're entitled to it, but that's a gross under interpretation of Gursky.
Have you stood in front of any of his work?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-18-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,070
Posted By Saul
This is a critical point, mostly ignored because...

This is a critical point, mostly ignored because it's a seamless aspect of the art world. As in politics, money is what invigorates that level of commercial work.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-26-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,269
Posted By Saul
We know this is a description of just another set...

We know this is a description of just another set of criminals who have better 'cover'.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,809
Posted By Saul
great image... reminds me of Russian...

great image... reminds me of Russian Constructivist photography courtesy of Alexander Rodchenko.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 09-12-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,687
Posted By Saul
How many photos are you talking about? What is...

How many photos are you talking about?
What is your current routine?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,801
Posted By Saul
Luxuriate (plus one character)

Luxuriate (plus one character)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By Saul
That's a fine choice, especially since they...

That's a fine choice, especially since they provide a calibration tool.

More important is the ability to control and maintain a particular water temperature. What are you considering?
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,356
Posted By Saul
thanks for this info, Talus!

thanks for this info, Talus!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-11-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,356
Posted By Saul
How does one figure out if the pictures have been...

How does one figure out if the pictures have been appropriated? Is there an automated method for looking thru the web ?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-06-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Saul
ugh, double post :D:D

ugh, double post :D:D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-06-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Saul
Take that to mean you don't need what's beyond...

Take that to mean you don't need what's beyond page one! :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-06-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,410
Posted By Saul
Look into the topic of paper dry-down....

Look into the topic of paper dry-down. Essentially what happens to a wet darkroom b/w print once it is dried is that it appears slightly darker than it looked when fully processed, but still wet....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-03-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By Saul
Took me a while to remember to change shutter...

Took me a while to remember to change shutter speeds before winding with my Nikon S2, but even after all the times I forgot there was never a problem (then or now).
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-02-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By Saul
My thought: the more our equipment advances, the...

My thought: the more our equipment advances, the more appreciation I feel for the tremendous skills our photographic fore fathers had to maintain, and did.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-02-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 1,859
Posted By Saul
And that camera is on the skids.

And that camera is on the skids.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 07-27-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,589
Posted By Saul
That's quite an assumption to make from the OP.

That's quite an assumption to make from the OP.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-14-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 8,318
Posted By Saul
Watch for the side-effects of this on the fabled...

Watch for the side-effects of this on the fabled "Leica glow".
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-13-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 8,318
Posted By Saul
Seriously, not trying to start a war here, but...

Seriously, not trying to start a war here, but why do you guys put up with this from such a high-end product?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-12-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 8,318
Posted By Saul
Once they discover the change you made you're in...

Once they discover the change you made you're in for a whole other conversation! :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-02-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,809
Posted By Saul
Sorry, the sad truth is there's no going back...

Sorry, the sad truth is there's no going back :bang:
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-01-2017
Replies: 136
Views: 7,993
Posted By Saul
Problem with that approach is when someone...

Problem with that approach is when someone notices your not-so-cheap-camera after it comes out of the cheap bag.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-14-2017
Replies: 1,146
Views: 296,670
Posted By Saul
Vince, Nice leathers, but canvas shoes?? :eek:

Vince,

Nice leathers, but canvas shoes?? :eek:
Forum: Nikon RF 06-05-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By Saul
Seeing the whole manual for the S2 would be super!

Seeing the whole manual for the S2 would be super!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-19-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2,397
Posted By Saul
When my 803 was new I filled it with crumpled...

When my 803 was new I filled it with crumpled newspapers, gave it to my 4 year-old daughter, and told her to go drag it around the sidewalk for a while.

Bag got 'used' and she had fun -- win // win.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-07-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By Saul
Talking It already does :D

It already does :D
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-22-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 3,763
Posted By Saul
This is the one to get.

This is the one to get.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2017
Replies: 371
Views: 51,559
Posted By Saul
Where do you source the ribbon??

Where do you source the ribbon??
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-03-2017
Replies: 7,484
Views: 3,851,217
Posted By Saul
Thanks for that info -- fast and good.

Thanks for that info -- fast and good.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-01-2017
Replies: 7,484
Views: 3,851,217
Posted By Saul
Your camera is gorgeous! How long did it take for...

Your camera is gorgeous! How long did it take for the paint job?
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-13-2017
Replies: 152
Views: 14,103
Posted By Saul
Exactly, put effort into capitalizing on the...

Exactly, put effort into capitalizing on the historic weight of the brand and ride the nostalgia train. Boy, would I love one of these were they to ever come to market.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,728
Posted By Saul
This is such a fascinating read because it...

This is such a fascinating read because it explodes the wild myths surrounding Capa, especially in a PBS documentary: http://www.pbs.org/ktca/americanphotography/
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-24-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,394
Posted By Saul
I'm sorry, but your "gut feeling" is informed by...

I'm sorry, but your "gut feeling" is informed by the outer limits of what is charitably called delusional thinking. How you can possibly believe this is truly bizarre!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-27-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,002
Posted By Saul
Which program?

Which program?
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-27-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By Saul
Which program?

Which program?
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,002
Posted By Saul
Read some detailed reviews today and came away...

Read some detailed reviews today and came away convinced the iPad pro is what makes the most practical sense to me. But that price! OUCH!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By Saul
Read some detailed reviews today and came away...

Read some detailed reviews today and came away convinced the iPad pro is what makes the most practical sense to me. But that price! OUCH!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,002
Posted By Saul
My photo processing takes place on my MacPro...

My photo processing takes place on my MacPro desktop and I no longer need much in the way of portable applications, i.e. a laptop. The iPad would be primarily to show images, get internet access when...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By Saul
My photo processing takes place on my MacPro...

My photo processing takes place on my MacPro desktop and I no longer need much in the way of portable applications, i.e. a laptop. The iPad would be primarily to show images, get internet access when...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By Saul
Godfrey, I'm leaning towards the 9.7 pro at this...

Godfrey,

I'm leaning towards the 9.7 pro at this point, mostly for exactly what you stated.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,002
Posted By Saul
Godfrey, I'm leaning towards the 9.7 pro at this...

Godfrey,

I'm leaning towards the 9.7 pro at this point, mostly for exactly what you stated.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 101,212
Posted By Saul
OM-2 body is GONE. 50mm Zukio is GONE.

OM-2 body is GONE.
50mm Zukio is GONE.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,002
Posted By Saul
How Do You Use Your iPad?

My laptop died and I'm considering an iPad instead since I no longer need an actual laptop.

How do you guys, as photographers, use the iPad? Which size have you found the most useful?

Thanks.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,937
Posted By Saul
How Do You Use Your iPad?

My laptop died and I'm considering an iPad instead since I no longer need an actual laptop.

How do you guys, as photographers, use the iPad? Which size have you found the most useful?

Thanks.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-25-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 101,212
Posted By Saul
X-mas Give-A-Way

I'd like to start this irregular feature with the following:

OM-2 body: super clean but has a shutter cocking issue.

50mm 1.8 Zuiko: smooth focus and spotless aperture blades.

Original OM-2...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-23-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By Saul
If it was the latter then there wouldn't be any...

If it was the latter then there wouldn't be any question of me getting the gear cla'd and then use it, but I did a pro-bono job and was given the equipment partly because I "know about cameras."
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-22-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By Saul
So just keep the moldy kit on the shelf?

So just keep the moldy kit on the shelf?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-22-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By Saul
What would you do?

I was gifted an SS M3, DR 50mm Summicron w/goggles, 90mm Elmarit, 135mm Hektor. Mold is a major issue for the body and lenses as well as a broken shutter curtain and trashed vulcanite but the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-29-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Saul
danmeyers-photography.com

danmeyers-photography.com
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,921
Posted By Saul
Not only this, but what about the added cost of...

Not only this, but what about the added cost of floating the CC debt for the few months before being paid off?
Forum: Travel 10-24-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,239
Posted By Saul
No love for de Stedelijk Museum?

No love for de Stedelijk Museum?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-21-2016
Replies: 83
Views: 10,015
Posted By Saul
At least you can take comfort in knowing it's the...

At least you can take comfort in knowing it's the same admission price to all club members.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-18-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Saul
Thanks everyone. I'm privileged to have the...

Thanks everyone.
I'm privileged to have the opportunity.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Saul
My solo show in Baltimore

Greetings Everyone,

I'm having a solo show of b/w images at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).
The show, Rusted Eyes, starts October 21st and runs through November 13th in the Bunting...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-12-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,885
Posted By Saul
Wow! That's a scary, informative read.

Wow! That's a scary, informative read.
Forum: Nikon RF 09-09-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 4,995
Posted By Saul
+1 yabba dabba

+1 yabba dabba
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-02-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2,348
Posted By Saul
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 06-21-2016
Replies: 124
Views: 11,253
Posted By Saul
Bill, You're right, it is "pissible" :D

Bill,

You're right, it is "pissible" :D
Forum: Travel 06-06-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By Saul
Photograph #4 captures it! And when the eyes...

Photograph #4 captures it!

And when the eyes + faces are covered in cloth or bodies entwine, those are to the point, too.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-08-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 26,996
Posted By Saul
Raid, I received your card yesterday.

Raid,

I received your card yesterday.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-02-2016
Replies: 114
Views: 11,468
Posted By Saul
Leica's new M-D

Wow! There's a LOT missing for 6K. What do you...
Forum: Photo Software 04-26-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 6,731
Posted By Saul
Bill, You're misinformed about how CC works. You...

Bill,

You're misinformed about how CC works. You don't connect to the internet each time you use the software and all your files remain local.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-23-2016
Replies: 7,484
Views: 3,851,217
Posted By Saul
What a tool!

What a tool!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-08-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 26,996
Posted By Saul
Mailed all my cards today and have received three...

Mailed all my cards today and have received three so far.
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-05-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,554
Posted By Saul
Don't some folks mistrust used electronics in...

Don't some folks mistrust used electronics in terms of previous wear and tear?
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-04-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 26,996
Posted By Saul
Got mine from P3tr and Don -- this is going to...

Got mine from P3tr and Don -- this is going to unfold in a great way.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-03-2016
Replies: 321
Views: 26,996
Posted By Saul
Finished printing all mine today; they'll be...

Finished printing all mine today; they'll be going out by the end of the week.
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