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Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 02-05-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 6,696
Posted By chikne
I live love view

I live love view
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-29-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 3,086
Posted By chikne
That's probably because the camera has been...

That's probably because the camera has been discontinued for some time now.
Apparently after sales services for these cameras are difficult with voigtlander and non existant with fuji... a word of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-27-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 5,314
Posted By chikne
Reminds me of an onion.

Reminds me of an onion.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 4,817
Posted By chikne
How would you say this negative from inkjet...

How would you say this negative from inkjet system rate as opposed to making an inkjet print which you would copy, with a copy camera, on 5x4 film which would then be used for enlargement?

purely...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 4,817
Posted By chikne
So you're making a negative from an inkjet...

So you're making a negative from an inkjet printer is it?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-11-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 4,817
Posted By chikne
I dunno frankly, sounds more like a headache as...

I dunno frankly, sounds more like a headache as oppose to something creative i.e. freeing your mind.

At least if you're learning charcoal drawing you're starting with a blank piece of paper and...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-11-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 4,817
Posted By chikne
I would add that if you could learn to draw with...

I would add that if you could learn to draw with charcoal, it could be beneficial. Either life drawing or landscape...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-11-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 4,817
Posted By chikne
Frankly I don't really understand this idea of...

Frankly I don't really understand this idea of 'starting with a good neg and they will print themselves.
This kinda resonates with the ken rockwell idea that you should buy a camera with a good jpeg...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-03-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 5,589
Posted By chikne
The picture is great and the photoshopped images...

The picture is great and the photoshopped images are funny as hell.

But to throw the golden composition in something like this always sends shivers down my spine, Not unlike those who associated the...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 01-01-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,447
Posted By chikne
She has guides/translators to help her going...

She has guides/translators to help her going about.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-15-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,620
Posted By chikne
hmmmm, I'm quite sure that John Timberlake would...

hmmmm, I'm quite sure that John Timberlake would differ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,937
Posted By chikne
Use a shoe, the sole of a shoe that is.

Use a shoe, the sole of a shoe that is.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-15-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,620
Posted By chikne
Not just warhole, paul rubens too, hirst comes to...

Not just warhole, paul rubens too, hirst comes to mind too.

The funny thing is if you were to do something like this for your graduation show, you would most likely get a fail.

But if monsieur...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-14-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By chikne
It says in the description down below that it...

It says in the description down below that it will fit cameras from model E to FX and GX but makes no mention of previous models except in the title...

I'd say you have a potential win for a paypal...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-07-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By chikne
errr never mind $25, here's the...

errr never mind $25, here's the URL:

http://www.pentax-manuals.com/manuals/service/leica_m2_service.pdf
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,739
Posted By chikne
You have a horizontal line running the whole...

You have a horizontal line running the whole length on some of your pictures.

3rd one from the top (with flare?) is best imo!!
Forum: Leica SL 12-03-2015
Replies: 101
Views: 14,736
Posted By chikne
So Huff believes in ghosts/spirits and Rockwell...

So Huff believes in ghosts/spirits and Rockwell in leprechauns...

Is there a trend or what?
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-27-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 5,426
Posted By chikne
isn't that what the sony a99 does?

isn't that what the sony a99 does?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-24-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,252
Posted By chikne
There is actually 1 guy in europe who has...

There is actually 1 guy in europe who has original "brand new" parts. He is of Japanese origins, with a Japanese name that begins with the letter "m". Should you ever think of sending him something,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-24-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,252
Posted By chikne
You can push your film with the t3 by using exp....

You can push your film with the t3 by using exp. compensation.

In any case the t3 beats the ricoh imo, one of the things with the t3 is that it has af lock on a half depress of the shutter release...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-18-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,547
Posted By chikne
Well, the imagery contained in your book is...

Well, the imagery contained in your book is certainly above a lot of other things that can be found around.

I can't say that I agree with your logic though.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-16-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 4,547
Posted By chikne
Hey Dan, I just wanted to ask if you are getting...

Hey Dan,

I just wanted to ask if you are getting something financial out of having a book published. Of course you could argue that by knowing your work people will ask for prints etc... But I was...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-11-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By chikne
No but seriously, how long does it take to get a...

No but seriously, how long does it take to get a CLA for the lighter?
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-11-2015
Replies: 829
Views: 87,916
Posted By chikne
Has leica alienated photographers? " Leica has...

Has leica alienated photographers?

" Leica has paid homage to its 50mm f/0.95 Noctilux-M lens by launching a £110 keyring and a £575 fountain pen.
Read more at...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-10-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By chikne
Can't wait for the pencil sharpener myself...

Can't wait for the pencil sharpener myself...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-10-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By chikne
Unique opportunity for Noctilux 0.95 gear, £110 get yours now

http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/latest/photo-news/leica-launches-110-keyring-and-575-pen-65504
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-05-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,674
Posted By chikne
Does it have her sweat on it?

Does it have her sweat on it?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-29-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By chikne
Go for an M7, they sell for a lot less than the...

Go for an M7, they sell for a lot less than the MP.
Forum: Off Topic 08-27-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By chikne
For sale on ebay!!

Gotta be the best one ever, don't wet yourself!!

(No relation to the seller...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-22-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,822
Posted By chikne
Thanks indeed.

Thanks indeed.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-15-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 8,817
Posted By chikne
plastic fantastic

plastic fantastic
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-03-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,381
Posted By chikne
Yeah there is 'lost highway' too, by david...

Yeah there is 'lost highway' too, by david lynch(ed).

if you can understand this thing then you're genius
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-20-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,841
Posted By chikne
http://www.odyssey-sales.co.uk/content/products/de...

http://www.odyssey-sales.co.uk/content/products/de-vere/dvb-504.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-12-2015
Replies: 225
Views: 22,580
Posted By chikne
Hmm I wonder if the value of it will go down as...

Hmm I wonder if the value of it will go down as you use it yourself...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-10-2015
Replies: 757
Views: 204,293
Posted By chikne
Bump. 10char

Bump. 10char
Forum: RFF News 12-15-2014
Replies: 291
Views: 48,719
Posted By chikne
Nevermind Tom Abrahamson who will service his...

Nevermind Tom Abrahamson who will service his winders for life regardless of age and original owner or not ;)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 10,525
Posted By chikne
Oh come on now,you're just looking for excuses...

Oh come on now,you're just looking for excuses and you know it!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-16-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By chikne
High voltage flash for Leica M7

Hi,

I am confused, I read that the M8 (and possibly M9) cameras can take a high voltage flash, like a vivitar 285.

If that is so, can the M7 take it as well?

Thanks
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-16-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By chikne
I was having similar problems with a plustek...

I was having similar problems with a plustek 7200, switched back to the epson flatbed and no more white spots.

It is weird because the scanner is marketed as being 'dust sealed', whatever.

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By chikne
I had that done to one of my M4 in the past by...

I had that done to one of my M4 in the past by CRR in Luton. It took him forever, he was expecting it to be a small job and he said he'd never do it again....
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 02-17-2014
Replies: 2,424
Views: 357,381
Posted By chikne
It's a retrospective going from his latest work,...

It's a retrospective going from his latest work, to his earlier work. Good book but if you have his other books it will be superfluous.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-29-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 3,626
Posted By chikne
YIKES, cropping....

YIKES, cropping....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-01-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 8,851
Posted By chikne
This guy talks sense, and has the portfolio to...

This guy talks sense, and has the portfolio to back up what he says.

In other words, rangefinders, especially Leicas, are a drag.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By chikne
Art in Theory 1900-2000: An Anthology of Changing...

Art in Theory 1900-2000: An Anthology of Changing Ideas
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-08-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By chikne
Same for you since you have nothing to contribute...

Same for you since you have nothing to contribute :eek:
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By chikne
Indeed, except for the marks that I have...

Indeed, except for the marks that I have explained, the lens is as good as new, even the focusing is well dampened and not loose like on the previous lens that was sent back.

Still I had in mind...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By chikne
Strange marks on a lens

Hello all,

I just wanted some advice from some people.

A lens that I have received from ebay seems fine at first glance, but by breathing on the rear element it reveals some sort of coating marks...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-04-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By chikne
You'll find some short courses in certain...

You'll find some short courses in certain colleges maybe 3 months, but they will only be a very few hours a week. If you wanna go for 1 year then you'll be looking at a Masters program of some sort,...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 05-15-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 8,090
Posted By chikne
The update is already available, I've done mine!

The update is already available, I've done mine!
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-12-2012
Replies: 145
Views: 14,219
Posted By chikne
I dunno if it would make much difference, not in...

I dunno if it would make much difference, not in my unscientific ways anyway. Having said that I didn't find much difference between your jpeg and the jpegs I get from the fuji x100....
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-12-2012
Replies: 145
Views: 14,219
Posted By chikne
Tadaaaaaaaaaaa http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7231...

Tadaaaaaaaaaaa

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7231/7181008302_d15dffdc15_b.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-09-2012
Replies: 1,065
Views: 137,708
Posted By chikne
Not on mine =(

Not on mine =(
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-28-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,784
Posted By chikne
http://jay.fedka.com/index_files/Page358.htm

http://jay.fedka.com/index_files/Page358.htm
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-11-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,816
Posted By chikne
The tabbed 50mm Summicron is a joke, mine came...

The tabbed 50mm Summicron is a joke, mine came with a plastic tab....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-14-2011
Replies: 76
Views: 11,301
Posted By chikne
I think it to be pointless to regard this as fine...

I think it to be pointless to regard this as fine art ot not.

It's not painting, it's not drawing, or sculpture or photography.

Therefore, what the **** is it?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-23-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 3,348
Posted By chikne
I was thinking exactly the same thing! Gosh I'm...

I was thinking exactly the same thing!

Gosh I'm not alone.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-24-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By chikne
Moriyama + Tomatsu in London

Free entrance, worth a look:

http://www.michaelhoppengallery.com/
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-05-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,370
Posted By chikne
Depth of field.....

Depth of field.....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-10-2010
Replies: 68
Views: 5,874
Posted By chikne
It's spelt quiet not quite, I know that even...

It's spelt quiet not quite, I know that even English is only my second language.....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-06-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By chikne
Adding a frameline to an M4

Hi,

does anyone know if a 28mm frameline can be retrofitted in the M4's viewfinder?
Or does the whole assembly need to be upgraded?

Thanks
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-28-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By chikne
Colro film in Xtol?

Hi,

some people it seems have had success at developping color film in B+W developper. Could some of you share your experiences please, sounds like an interesting process.

Cheers
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-26-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By chikne
JPS is the official Konica/Minolta repair outlet...

JPS is the official Konica/Minolta repair outlet in the UK, they send the Hexar RF to Germany, dunno about AF though.

http://www.johnsons-photopia.co.uk/JP%20Service%20Solutions_17.php
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-31-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By chikne
The EV should change with the film speed. EV 15...

The EV should change with the film speed. EV 15 at ISO 100 is different from EV 15 at ISO 1600.

This chart is no good. :(
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-31-2009
Replies: 75
Views: 8,537
Posted By chikne
Your last image is OK I think, I've modified it a...

Your last image is OK I think, I've modified it a bit.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=75768&d=1262259108
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-23-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,030
Posted By chikne
What really worries me is why did the top plate...

What really worries me is why did the top plate become loose. If it's just that then CRR should just be able to it without costing a fortune.

The camera is being sold with 6 months guaranty, so...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-23-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,030
Posted By chikne
M7 with loose top plate. Worth it or not?

Hi all,

a local shop has an M7 in good conditions, comes with non-Leica 6 months guarantee and sells for £999 or $1600. It's a decent price for the UK.
The only problem is, the top plate is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Posted By chikne
That's very helpful actually. Thanks for that!

That's very helpful actually. Thanks for that!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Posted By chikne
Can you remember how those were done?

Can you remember how those were done?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Posted By chikne
Sure but how do you know if the longest you can...

Sure but how do you know if the longest you can handhold will get enough light on the film?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Posted By chikne
Thanks all. I've looked at the pictures again...

Thanks all.

I've looked at the pictures again and they're not actually blank but very very thin.....
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Posted By chikne
Well I've just come back from centre town to see...

Well I've just come back from centre town to see how this would go. I shall have mentioned that this is mostly for street stuff rather than landscape etc...

Turns out anything is useless. too slow...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Posted By chikne
Thanks for the table Ferider. You know I don't...

Thanks for the table Ferider.

You know I don't even mind blurred photographs, is just those blank frames you know....

Thanks all!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Posted By chikne
Night/low light exposure without a light meter

Hi,

does anyone know of something that works for those situations?

I mean I shot a roll not long ago ISO 1600, wide open at f4 using 1/15 and some frames came out blank.

Any tips?


Thanks
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-21-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,551
Posted By chikne
283 and 285 are huge....

283 and 285 are huge....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By chikne
Not sure what you mean by original M-motor, but I...

Not sure what you mean by original M-motor, but I mentioned I was interested in using my camera with a rapidwinder/leicavit, and he gave me that quote.

I've been offered to swap my M4 that badly...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-25-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By chikne
M4 motor coupling coupling modification in the UK?

Hi,

does anyone know of a technician that has the ability to proceed to this conversion at a reasonable price please? CRR gave me a quote of 300 GBP around 500 USD which is a lot I think.

Thanks
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-19-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,314
Posted By chikne
Contact sheet!

Contact sheet!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-10-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 8,128
Posted By chikne
It's the way I use my film cameras as well. How...

It's the way I use my film cameras as well. How about aspect ratio, the auxiliary finders are obviously not fitted the same. Does that work still?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-27-2009
Replies: 82
Views: 18,568
Posted By chikne
I've tried the camera in a shop today. The zoom...

I've tried the camera in a shop today.

The zoom is enormous and kept on extending itself even at the widest setting. The optional VF is not very bright and has no cross to at least indicate a focus...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-11-2009
Replies: 518
Views: 42,872
Posted By chikne
The...

The beast

http://43rumors.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/20090611_225203_1.jpg
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-11-2009
Replies: 518
Views: 42,872
Posted By chikne
The...

The back

http://43rumors.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/back_ep1.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By chikne
Well, if your problem is eye relief then forget...

Well, if your problem is eye relief then forget about the leica plastic, it's even worse if you wear glasses.

Try Kobalux/Pasoptik or Zeiss
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-24-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By chikne
Right now, they've got some of Robert Frank's...

Right now, they've got some of Robert Frank's contact sheets at the Tate Modern
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-18-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,120
Posted By chikne
Robert Frank at Tate Modern

There's a display of Frank's collages but most importantly some of his contact sheets at the Tate Modern in London.

Worth seeing.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-05-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By chikne
Thank you all, very very helpful!! Anyone knows...

Thank you all, very very helpful!!

Anyone knows what panchromatic film means? Is it silver halide?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-05-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By chikne
Yes! I'd also like to know =)

Yes!

I'd also like to know =)
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-05-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By chikne
Source of cheap film in the UK anyone?

Hi,

the price of film has gone up recently in England, even 7dayshop has become pointless and it costs the same to buy locally 2.80 pounds per roll, over 4$/roll, and that's when buying a minimum of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-11-2009
Replies: 122
Views: 12,551
Posted By chikne
So where's the 28 color skopar in M mount?

So where's the 28 color skopar in M mount?
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 02-25-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 4,084
Posted By chikne
Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrggggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhh...

Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrggggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, time to sell it ......
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-18-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,418
Posted By chikne
Tom, those are the...

Tom, those are the diagrams

VC:

http://www.cosina.co.jp/seihin/voigt/english/images/kosei-e_04.gif

Biogon:

http://www.robertwhite.co.uk/images/pages/21CBioL.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-18-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,418
Posted By chikne
Indeed it is very minimal.... Tom are you sure...

Indeed it is very minimal....

Tom are you sure about the 4.5 biogon? The VC and biogon are the same construction.....
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-17-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,418
Posted By chikne
Distortion with the 21 VC?

Hi,

I was looking at a shot taken the other day with this lens and wondering if it is actually barrel distortion that I see on the edges, it seems the window sills/edges/frame bend a bit...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-21-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,264
Posted By chikne
If you're into collecting cameras then the 0.95...

If you're into collecting cameras then the 0.95 makes sense, hard to find, sought after etc....

If you're into photography, the 0.95 is big, very heavy, you won't be able to find a hood for it, it's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By chikne
New videos of Winogrand on youtube

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=eitfGxc6vbw

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=wem927v_kpo


The first one gets hilarious towards the end ....
Forum: 14 Day One Lens Challenge 12-06-2008
Replies: 139
Views: 18,640
Posted By chikne
What is it on this forum with people reluctant to...

What is it on this forum with people reluctant to crop?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-27-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By chikne
I'll buy your M4 since you're in England!

I'll buy your M4 since you're in England!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-27-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By chikne
Thanks, I thought photo Flo was to give a last...

Thanks, I thought photo Flo was to give a last bath, to prevent drying marks from appearing, I usually do it with detergent.
How exactly do you use yours?




I always get the same problems, but this...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-27-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By chikne
On drying strips of film....

Hi,

so last night I did it again, developed a roll but the film didn't fix properly (it's fogged) and this was only noticed after the roll was cut into strips.

The real nightmare is that there are...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-31-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By chikne
Eye relief when using goggled lenses?

Hi,

I have the opportunity of acquiring a goggled 35mm summaron and wanted to find out from those who have tried them, if it makes it easier to see the framelines, does it leave much room around the...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-29-2008
Replies: 157
Views: 12,234
Posted By chikne
Are you one of Garry's student?

Are you one of Garry's student?
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 10-27-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By chikne
There's a Yashica finder that costs $12 and has...

There's a Yashica finder that costs $12 and has framelines for 40mm as well as framelines for telephoto. Look for "yashica tele/wide" finder.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2008
Replies: 173
Views: 25,011
Posted By chikne
That second shot of yours is amazing.

That second shot of yours is amazing.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-19-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 2,862
Posted By chikne
Well, your posts are always entertaining.....

Well, your posts are always entertaining.....
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-13-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 3,098
Posted By chikne
"He also wanted his digital Canon 40D to take...

"He also wanted his digital Canon 40D to take photos with a buttery smooth background" =)
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-13-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,284
Posted By chikne
Focal Length Comparison Tool

http://www.tamron.com/lenses/learning_center/tools/focal-length-comparison.php

and

http://www.usa.canon.com/app/html/EFLenses101/focal_length.html

Quite useful.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 1,757
Posted By chikne
I'd buy a beater of ebay for £200 or less and...

I'd buy a beater of ebay for £200 or less and send it to CRR in Luton for a full servicing at £150 with 8 months warranty.....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-07-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By chikne
This is actually quite expensive....

This is actually quite expensive....
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 09-03-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 2,603
Posted By chikne
This guy's a poet!

This guy's a poet!
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 08-17-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 4,447
Posted By chikne
They're great. #5 is my favourite though!

They're great. #5 is my favourite though!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-16-2008
Replies: 112
Views: 9,115
Posted By chikne
Ilford Pan F 50.

Ilford Pan F 50.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-15-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,543
Posted By chikne
A lens with haze =)

A lens with haze =)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-08-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 5,602
Posted By chikne
#2 color and #6 trix are my favorite!

#2 color and #6 trix are my favorite!
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 08-07-2008
Replies: 176
Views: 32,734
Posted By chikne
Those shots are excellent!

Those shots are excellent!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-05-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 2,511
Posted By chikne
no brainer

no brainer
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-27-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 899
Posted By chikne
The predecessor to Gilden was...

Mark Cohen!!

Or at least there's a similar style!

http://www.hipshots.co.uk/images/bubble.jpg

http://www.hipshots.co.uk/images/skipping.jpg

A few more here:...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2008
Replies: 96
Views: 9,265
Posted By chikne
The ultimate cheesebox!

The ultimate cheesebox!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-22-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,396
Posted By chikne
here I come....

here I come....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2008
Replies: 136
Views: 10,485
Posted By chikne
Those CV lenses are outstanding!

Those CV lenses are outstanding!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 2,991
Posted By chikne
This is the real thing, it was taken with the...

This is the real thing, it was taken with the latest infrared satellite.
No photoshop was used, some skeptics noted that the man on the bottom right is very big compare to the rock, but this is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-18-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By chikne
What do you think of this?

Hi there,

I was browsing the gallery on photo.net and came across a few interesting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,031
Posted By chikne
Same here, not a big deal is it?

Same here, not a big deal is it?
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,031
Posted By chikne
This rant going on about photographers in the UK...

This rant going on about photographers in the UK is way over hyped.

Very often I just stand outside a tube station in London and take photographs there, I use flash and I don't hide myself. Not a...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-05-2008
Replies: 825
Views: 167,321
Posted By chikne
A copy of the Hexar AF!

A copy of the Hexar AF!
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 07-01-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 3,360
Posted By chikne
They obviously don't get it.

They obviously don't get it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-01-2008
Replies: 123
Views: 10,749
Posted By chikne
Does IS in the lens help on that matter?

Does IS in the lens help on that matter?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-01-2008
Replies: 123
Views: 10,749
Posted By chikne
What's the big deal? The 5D has been available...

What's the big deal? The 5D has been available for a few years already...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-28-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,794
Posted By chikne
1/250, but I think this is missing the point...

1/250, but I think this is missing the point since once you start shooting with fill flash you'll have a hard time going back without it.
Now the Hex syncs at all speeds, a Leica does so at 1/50. All...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-28-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,794
Posted By chikne
Could this be the best camera ever made?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/31/Hexar-1-weba.jpg

I am purely a low skilled amateur, I own Leicas and third party lenses but boy, the Hexar is just magic, and it's light, and the flash...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-28-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 4,981
Posted By chikne
The emperor has no clothes....

The emperor has no clothes....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-25-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By chikne
Needs a viewfinder!

Needs a viewfinder!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-25-2008
Replies: 63
Views: 8,960
Posted By chikne
Has NB23 disappeared?

Has NB23 disappeared?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-23-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,309
Posted By chikne
Where no one else dares to...

Where no one else dares to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,263
Posted By chikne
The police has now become a guerrilla. Shame on...

The police has now become a guerrilla. Shame on them!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,878
Posted By chikne
There's a torrent featuring his full...

There's a torrent featuring his full discography:

http://onebigtorrent.org/torrents/3575/George-Carlin-Discography
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,112
Posted By chikne
Class time with Winogrand

http://www.ocgarzaphotography.com/documents/ClassTimewithGarryWinograndfinal3.pdf

Very interesting!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2008
Replies: 59
Views: 4,946
Posted By chikne
Could a "style" manifest itself after...

Could a "style" manifest itself after post-processing (a) photograph(s)?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-11-2008
Replies: 59
Views: 4,946
Posted By chikne
You certainly do have an arrogant style!

You certainly do have an arrogant style!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-07-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 6,444
Posted By chikne
If you have visions, people might call you a...

If you have visions, people might call you a prophet :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-05-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,594
Posted By chikne
You forgot to list the possible breakages on the...

You forgot to list the possible breakages on the M8 :D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-04-2008
Replies: 111
Views: 11,141
Posted By chikne
Shall I get a red one or a blue one?

Shall I get a red one or a blue one?
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-02-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 6,408
Posted By chikne
Those are the dimensions on Amazon 24.5 x 22.1 x...

Those are the dimensions on Amazon 24.5 x 22.1 x 2.1 mm

It looks decent on paper but I was very surprised by the size when I had it in my hands....
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-02-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 6,408
Posted By chikne
The book has been available at London bookstores...

The book has been available at London bookstores since mid May.

Actually, does anyone know what size the original copy of "The Americans" was? Coz the one that is available now is kind of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-02-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By chikne
Good breakbeats!!

Good breakbeats!!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-27-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 4,574
Posted By chikne
This might have been asked before but, why an MP...

This might have been asked before but, why an MP and not an M2 or M4?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By chikne
m4 anytime!

m4 anytime!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 8,362
Posted By chikne
Looks like a nice cheesebox though... keeps it...

Looks like a nice cheesebox though... keeps it fresh and all!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-19-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 3,122
Posted By chikne
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/719...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/7194/medium/img6161.jpg

I am tempted to say Masterpiece......
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2008
Replies: 1,424
Views: 348,358
Posted By chikne
Also known as the Nakba!

Also known as the Nakba!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 5,632
Posted By chikne
Errr nothing to see here, "Last edited by NB23 :...

Errr nothing to see here, "Last edited by NB23 : 1 Day Ago at 15:44":

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=677073
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 7,833
Posted By chikne
bah, gotta post it somewhere :D

bah, gotta post it somewhere :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 7,833
Posted By chikne
Great Britain is a "Constitutional Monarchy".......

Great Britain is a "Constitutional Monarchy".... Whatever that means :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 7,833
Posted By chikne
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2091/2467586539_2c2...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2091/2467586539_2c269bc7ab_o.jpg
Forum: Nikon RF 05-05-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By chikne
George Zimbel has been mentioned previously on...

George Zimbel has been mentioned previously on this list...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-05-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 3,414
Posted By chikne
Puzzling, there are over 6 billions people on the...

Puzzling, there are over 6 billions people on the planet. When you say most, I assume you've asked all of them right?

Or is it better to make each frame count, to take care etc... And then find out...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-05-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 3,414
Posted By chikne
To me shooting loads of film is part of the fun....

To me shooting loads of film is part of the fun. Running around people, taking frames, sometimes in their face :D....

The way one gets there can be more rewarding than what we have when we get there...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-04-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,754
Posted By chikne
How does an illness help to focus the mind?

How does an illness help to focus the mind?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-03-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
Hmm, interesting.....

Hmm, interesting.....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-03-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
Why have you deleted your post Mr Pitxu?

Why have you deleted your post Mr Pitxu?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-03-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
ASCII? holy smoke you went the complicated route!!

ASCII? holy smoke you went the complicated route!!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-03-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
Hilarious!!

Hilarious!!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-02-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
I'm shocked that there are foreign troops in Iraq.

I'm shocked that there are foreign troops in Iraq.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-02-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
There is an interview with Charlie Rose where he...

There is an interview with Charlie Rose where he clearly states that he didn't crop his pictures, and that cropping is something you can't do because of "geometry", whatever.

If you've never seen...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-02-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,919
Posted By chikne
Good stuff!

Good stuff!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-02-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
I'd be curious to know how you came to that...

I'd be curious to know how you came to that conclusion :)



Look, his pictures had some impact on me. The fact is that some of his pictures are cropped, he took a lot of frames of the same scene and...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-02-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
Oh come on.... How much do you need? How about...

Oh come on.... How much do you need? How about the bottom part, there's no black fence there.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-02-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
Sure. But look at the final print, it's printed...

Sure.

But look at the final print, it's printed with a black frame around, as if it was full frame!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-02-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
What a refreshing read =)

What a refreshing read =)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-02-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
Again, what you might see or think as "decisive...

Again, what you might see or think as "decisive moment", others might call "non-decisive moment", but fairy nuff :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-02-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
Where is this written? Have you passed a degree...

Where is this written? Have you passed a degree in "decisive moments"? How do you know?

Or could it be something that is left to your own imagination, desire, wishful thinking.....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-02-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
5893058932

5893058932
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 4,254
Posted By chikne
You can see shots of him taking pictures on this...

You can see shots of him taking pictures on this page:

http://bongolia.com/bongostreet/hcb/index.html
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-01-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
http://www.pitoresco.com.br/espelho/destaques/cart...

http://www.pitoresco.com.br/espelho/destaques/cartier-bresson/00.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 4,254
Posted By chikne
I think he missed the "decisive moment" on that...

I think he missed the "decisive moment" on that one.....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-01-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
It's OK, and that simply translates to a well...

It's OK, and that simply translates to a well composed picture, which sounds like something anyone can do or learn how to do, not some magic superpower rhetoric!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-01-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
You are correct, only half way though :) What...

You are correct, only half way though :)

What does "decisive moment mean"? Is it a good shot, an expression, a fleeting moment?
If so why giving complicated names to simple things, personally I find...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-01-2008
Replies: 189
Views: 17,643
Posted By chikne
Oh so you also know that he took numbers of...

Oh so you also know that he took numbers of frames of the same scene which makes the "decisive moment" sound like some commercial for Concorde.

HCB was the type of guy who would sleep with the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-30-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 6,971
Posted By chikne
Yes, this can be seen also in the different...

Yes, this can be seen also in the different genres of music. For instance Reggae gave birth to Hip-Hop, Techno and Dancehall, and was innovated by people who were listening to R&B, Jazz etc....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-30-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 6,971
Posted By chikne
This is something that always goes through my...

This is something that always goes through my mind. How did the first musician ever did it, in your opinion that is.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-30-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 6,971
Posted By chikne
Why would you want to shoot like...

Why would you want to shoot like HexaChloroBenzene?
Forum: Olympus RF 04-29-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 3,044
Posted By chikne
It's a bit small =)

It's a bit small =)
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-29-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,736
Posted By chikne
Very interesting. Thank you!

Very interesting. Thank you!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-24-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,455
Posted By chikne
Actually, I get the painting.... Your post is...

Actually, I get the painting....

Your post is full of mistakes and was painful to read. It seems that your goal was to infiuriate me, this could work if I did care about you.

On that note, Goodbye!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-24-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 5,631
Posted By chikne
Right now there are 3 Hexar AF on ebay Germany....

Right now there are 3 Hexar AF on ebay Germany....
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-24-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,455
Posted By chikne
It takes one to know one.... To answer the OP,...

It takes one to know one....



To answer the OP, I find it quite understandable why they'd do such a thing. Writing Ebay is like doing some free advertising in a way, which is something they should...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2008
Replies: 303
Views: 14,550
Posted By chikne
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/715...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/7155/medium/jump.jpeg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 04-23-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 2,237
Posted By chikne
5000 Euro is a little more money =)

5000 Euro is a little more money =)
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-23-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 5,631
Posted By chikne
I haven't put that baby to use yet, just waiting...

I haven't put that baby to use yet, just waiting for the right time =)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-21-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By chikne
Never heard of such a thing, can you explain?

Never heard of such a thing, can you explain?
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 04-20-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,595
Posted By chikne
Nice shots

Nice shots
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-20-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By chikne
There's a 40 rokkor CLE in the classified....

There's a 40 rokkor CLE in the classified....
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-19-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,454
Posted By chikne
Interesting to see that the lens is able to...

Interesting to see that the lens is able to produce the "slice" of sharpness...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-19-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,157
Posted By chikne
Yeah and make that film like "Emacs" =)

Yeah and make that film like "Emacs" =)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-19-2008
Replies: 130
Views: 11,584
Posted By chikne
Might be the right time to get the 1.4 while we...

Might be the right time to get the 1.4 while we can :angel:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-19-2008
Replies: 130
Views: 11,584
Posted By chikne
A canon 1.2 recently sold for over $600!!!!

A canon 1.2 recently sold for over $600!!!!
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-18-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,785
Posted By chikne
Hi, I don't know much about second hand but...

Hi,

I don't know much about second hand but there are shops on Charing Cross road where they sell "new" old photography books. There are also various second hand bookshops where you might find...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2008
Replies: 303
Views: 14,550
Posted By chikne
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/715...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/7155/medium/puffin.jpeg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2008
Replies: 303
Views: 14,550
Posted By chikne
fur... http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/...

fur...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/7155/medium/big_bunny.jpeg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2008
Replies: 303
Views: 14,550
Posted By chikne
French...

French style

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/data/7155/medium/painter.jpeg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-16-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 5,090
Posted By chikne
Well, dropping a kidney for an M8 seems OK but a...

Well, dropping a kidney for an M8 seems OK but a kidney for a point and shoot seems like a lot...
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