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Forum: Scale Focus 35's 1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Timmyjoe
Welcome to the forum, and nice work with the...

Welcome to the forum, and nice work with the little gem.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Rob, Thanks for sharing that, that was really...

Hey Rob, Thanks for sharing that, that was really cool.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By Timmyjoe
Very cool Godfrey. Thanks for sharing with...

Very cool Godfrey. Thanks for sharing with us.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 3 Days Ago
Replies: 69
Views: 1,515
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just keeping my fingers crossed that my Nikon...

Just keeping my fingers crossed that my Nikon Coolscan 9000 keeps chugging out the scans. The quality is fine for me, and it covers the film formats I still shoot.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,645
Posted By Timmyjoe
Well that would explode my computer. My old Mac...

Well that would explode my computer. My old Mac Pro struggles with a card full of 24MP images.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,076
Views: 290,196
Posted By Timmyjoe
And finally, when we moved back to the midwest,...

And finally, when we moved back to the midwest, where the roads are unfortunately too straight, with too many stop signs & stop lights, this became the go-to ride. Wonderful low end torque, enjoyable...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,076
Views: 290,196
Posted By Timmyjoe
For a ride a bit more on the tame side, this did...

For a ride a bit more on the tame side, this did nicely.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Bike002.jpg
2006 Triumph Thruxton

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,076
Views: 290,196
Posted By Timmyjoe
This bike got my heart beating faster just...

This bike got my heart beating faster just looking at it. Then once you swung your leg over and took it thru the mountain passes in the Cascades in Oregon, Wow, just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By Timmyjoe
Back in the '70s I was working two jobs, one at a...

Back in the '70s I was working two jobs, one at a fast food joint and one in a darkroom, and we had two "not nice" tricks we always pulled on the new employees. Telling them to mop the freezer at the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 739
Posted By Timmyjoe
For me it would come down to what lenses you have...

For me it would come down to what lenses you have for each camera. I'd match the film type to the particular lens you're using on each. Summilux 50 ASPH would get color, older Nikkors would get B&W....
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 1,211
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi Helen, Sorry to hear the GRIII ain't jellin'....

Hi Helen,

Sorry to hear the GRIII ain't jellin'. As a stand alone, I'm not a fan of 28mm. When covering an event, teaming a 28mm with an 85mm, that I like. But to have just a 28mm, and not doing...
Forum: Nikon RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,018
Posted By Timmyjoe
I agree with you that lens is butt-ugly, but man...

I agree with you that lens is butt-ugly, but man I love the way it renders. And the head bartender had them at a REALLY GOOD price, so I picked one up. It doesn't regularly live on the S2, and...
Forum: Nikon RF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,018
Posted By Timmyjoe
Nice review Huss. I think, being how old these...

Nice review Huss. I think, being how old these cameras are, individual camera condition comes into play. My S2 was overhauled by DAG and is a joy to shoot. My M3 finder is a bit brighter, but I like...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Timmyjoe
Very nice Brian, some great shots and interesting...

Very nice Brian, some great shots and interesting story. Congratulations.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 422
Views: 80,876
Posted By Timmyjoe
Love using this lens on the Nikon Z6, even when...

Love using this lens on the Nikon Z6, even when shooting toward the sun, it still performs nicely.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/19BGPP.jpg
Nikon Z6 w/Nikkor 3.5cm f1.8 rangefinder...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for posting Huss. Did your camera have one...

Thanks for posting Huss. Did your camera have one of the serial numbers that Nikon was saying was a problem?
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Timmyjoe
Ditto . . .

Ditto . . .
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 197
Views: 32,359
Posted By Timmyjoe
A little rain is not always a bad...

A little rain is not always a bad thing:

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Rain6.jpg

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Rain5.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Chris Crawford 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,526
Views: 365,750
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really love this work Chris. Sweetwater has very...

Really love this work Chris.

Sweetwater has very good prices on very good equipment. I strongly prefer dealing with them as opposed to Guitar Center. Bought my son's drum set from them as well as a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 992
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got a black paint MP advance lever on my...

I've got a black paint MP advance lever on my black chrome M6 TTL, I think it looks fine.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/StealthGW.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,104
Posted By Timmyjoe
The lens choice was the only thing about the...

The lens choice was the only thing about the package that I thought was okay. Not exactly my choice, but I've been using a 28mm/85mm, two lens combination for years and it really works for me. Of...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,104
Posted By Timmyjoe
Gotta say, that one really doesn't work for me....

Gotta say, that one really doesn't work for me. "Butt Ugly" as we used to say as kids.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By Timmyjoe
Used to cover motorcycle road racing from mid...

Used to cover motorcycle road racing from mid 1990's to mid 2000's. That's when all the major racing organizations started clamping down on images and video. Their logic, which I do not agree with,...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By Timmyjoe
Saw that Huss. Was fortunate in that my Z6 serial...

Saw that Huss. Was fortunate in that my Z6 serial number wasn't effected.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi, sorry I didn't list the adapters used. The...

Hi, sorry I didn't list the adapters used. The adapter attached to the Nikon Z6 was a "no name", probably made in China, Leica M to Nikon Z adapter.

To that adapter, the Leica M lenses mounted...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 1,670
Posted By Timmyjoe
I use a handheld incident meter with my older...

I use a handheld incident meter with my older film cameras, but not really with any digital camera. I find chimping for exposure to be faster than hand held metering.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photo Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 952
Posted By Timmyjoe
Realized that after I typed it. Thanks.

Realized that after I typed it. Thanks.
Forum: Photo Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 952
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm confused. I have Photoshop CS1, CS3 and CS6,...

I'm confused. I have Photoshop CS1, CS3 and CS6, all stand alone. Is Adobe trying to say that software is illegal? If so, they are welcome to pry it from my cold dead fingers, as they say. I don't...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,642
Posted By Timmyjoe
Always loved this shot Helen. Just acquired an...

Always loved this shot Helen. Just acquired an LTM 35 Canon f2 and having quite a good time with it on an M4.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 123
Views: 2,684
Posted By Timmyjoe
And if ... tariff threats from this past weekend,...

And if ... tariff threats from this past weekend, that'll add 25% to the price of iPhones and some other smartphones sold here in the States. I think that will put a big damper on smartphone...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,642
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm with trix4ever on this. Nice small lens, tack...

I'm with trix4ever on this. Nice small lens, tack sharp on center even wide open, sharpens on edges as stopped down, and renders "old school" or "classic", i.e. lower contrast. I like lower contrast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,214
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm with you on the "too much" gear B-9....

I'm with you on the "too much" gear B-9. Suffering from the same issue. Not sure if I could sell so much of it off though.

The F-100 is a nice camera, and the 50mm f1.4D is a nice lens, and they...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Timmyjoe
Had the same lens, in the same condition, and...

Had the same lens, in the same condition, and even though I used hydrogen peroxide to clean up and kill all the fungus, the fungus had eaten/destroyed the coating on the surfaces between the lens...
Forum: RFF News 05-13-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By Timmyjoe
Ken was always such a gentleman and honest...

Ken was always such a gentleman and honest dealer. First visited his store in 1992 when I was living in NYC. Bought my last camera from him this past July. Godspeed Mr. Hansen.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 05-11-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By Timmyjoe
Gaffer's is the best. The hood on a Nikon 70-200...

Gaffer's is the best. The hood on a Nikon 70-200 f2.8 can get knocked loose easily when the camera is hanging by your side and you're on the run. And it costs $48 each time to replace. So the back of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Timmyjoe
Okay, that was fun. Thanks for posting. Since...

Okay, that was fun. Thanks for posting.

Since we're a rangefinder forum, let's see if we can identify the rangefinder and lens the gentleman was using back in...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 50,729
Posted By Timmyjoe
That price seems to be comparable to a full CLA...

That price seems to be comparable to a full CLA for most rangefinders by Don.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 50,729
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've had Don do multiple Leica M's, Barnack's and...

I've had Don do multiple Leica M's, Barnack's and Nikon rangefinders over the years and he has always done excellent work and stood behind his repairs. Didn't know he did Contax cameras, but I guess...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-30-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 50,729
Posted By Timmyjoe
Bald Mountain Camera Repair is Ken Ruth, and he...

Bald Mountain Camera Repair is Ken Ruth, and he has retired.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-30-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 23,831
Posted By Timmyjoe
Not sure why these old threads keep popping back...

Not sure why these old threads keep popping back to the top of the lists. But since it's here, one update from my Coolscan 9000 workflow. Similar to what BLKRCAT posted in 2016, I'm finding I get...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2019
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Timmyjoe
Great Article about Doug Mills

I found this to be a very interesting read:

Meet the Photographer Donald Trump Can’t Shut Up About...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-29-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Timmyjoe
Not completely clear on what you are asking, but...

Not completely clear on what you are asking, but if you have a camera that you would like to add a diopter to, I wouldn't mess with the optics currently in the viewfinder, I would add an optic on the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-29-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 931
Posted By Timmyjoe
Not me, I own cameras to make images, and a...

Not me, I own cameras to make images, and a limited edition digital Leica won't make any better images than the base model it's created from. Wouldn't waste the money, even if I had it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-29-2019
Replies: 606
Views: 53,572
Posted By Timmyjoe
I hear you Godfrey. Last week I was able to get...

I hear you Godfrey. Last week I was able to get out on the Beemer in the midst of our insane spring weather (multiple 70ºF days, then a major snowstorm, repeat). Was commenting to my wife that when...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Timmyjoe
He was probably shooting f8 or maybe f11 in his...

He was probably shooting f8 or maybe f11 in his street images, maybe using a 35mm or 28mm, which, if he focused at about 3 feet, would give him a depth of field probably down to a foot and a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-26-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Timmyjoe
Lucky you.

Lucky you.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2019
Replies: 816
Views: 139,303
Posted By Timmyjoe
Throw back Thursday. Found a bunch of old...

Throw back Thursday. Found a bunch of old Ektachrome slides I shot back in the Spring of 1986 with my Canon TX. Was a grad student at the time at Ohio University and a local bike shop decided to hold...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 04-24-2019
Replies: 85
Views: 25,480
Posted By Timmyjoe
Tom posted this 10 years ago. I do miss him. My...

Tom posted this 10 years ago. I do miss him.

My take on the three Canon rangefinder lenses I own:

Canon 28mm f2.8 Chrome -- Good lens, mine's sharp on center, even wide open - has veiling flare...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-24-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,183
Posted By Timmyjoe
For High School Sports (a real exercise in...

For High School Sports (a real exercise in available darkness), those f2.8 apertures were a godsend on the telephotos. But boy were they heavy. My current "ideal kit" is a mirrorless body with an...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-23-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Steve, you've got a lot of abandoned gas...

Hey Steve, you've got a lot of abandoned gas stations and Motor Lodges in New Mexico. Especially the old Rt. 66 strip thru Tucumcari. Been there numerous times since 2006 and always find it...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-22-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi Manuel, Congratulation on your new...

Hi Manuel,

Congratulation on your new acquire.

The Canon 35mm f1.8 LTM lens is truly a gem. I've been using one for a little over a year and find it to be tack sharp in the center when shot wide...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-20-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,689
Posted By Timmyjoe
Never used the SP or S3, but do love using my S2....

Never used the SP or S3, but do love using my S2. As mentioned above, I like the focus wheel for my wider lenses, 21mm, 35mm, 50mm, makes fine tuning focus simple, but it doesn't really work on the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-18-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Timmyjoe
Very interesting, thanks for sharing. Best, -Tim

Very interesting, thanks for sharing.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 19,517
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Ian, how long have you been shopping at...

Hey Ian, how long have you been shopping at Glazer's? That was a blast from the past. I used to deal with a guy there named Bill, but we all called him Captain Canon because he was a nut on all the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-17-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,408
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just a follow up on the lens Bill is discussing...

Just a follow up on the lens Bill is discussing in the original post. Using an Amedeo adapter, I put my Voigtlander 50mm f3.5 Heliar on an M-9 Monochrom to see just how sharp it was wide open on the...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-17-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 25,329
Posted By Timmyjoe
Using an Amedeo adapter, I put my Voigtlander...

Using an Amedeo adapter, I put my Voigtlander 50mm f3.5 Heliar on an M-9 Monochrom to see just how sharp it was wide open on the Leica. Below are the results, both shot wide open. The first was shot...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-17-2019
Replies: 672
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 239,766
Posted By Timmyjoe
Experiment with expired 6.5 x 9 Kodak Super-XX...

Experiment with expired 6.5 x 9 Kodak Super-XX sheet film from late 1930's in Medalist II from...
Forum: Photo Software 04-16-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for the heads-up Lynn. Apple did a similar...

Thanks for the heads-up Lynn. Apple did a similar thing with iOS a few years ago, but did it under the radar, and numerous iPhone/iPad apps were disabled with the new iOS because of the change (can't...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 2,778
Posted By Timmyjoe
Heartbroken

Heartbroken
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 879
Posted By Timmyjoe
I think you're onto something chipgreenberg. I...

I think you're onto something chipgreenberg. I know from my own experience that when I'm making images that I'm really happy with, GAS goes out the window. But when I'm in a slow period, making...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 11,216
Posted By Timmyjoe
Very helpful, Thanks. Best, -Tim

Very helpful, Thanks.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 25,329
Posted By Timmyjoe
Bringing an old thread back to life. I've had the...

Bringing an old thread back to life. I've had the S-mount version of the Voigtlander 50mm f3.5 Heliar for a couple of months now and really like it. Don't know about the hype, but the lens is super...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-13-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 11,216
Posted By Timmyjoe
If I may ask, what frame lines does the 40mm...

If I may ask, what frame lines does the 40mm Nokton VM lens bring up on a Leica Rangefinder like an M4? 50mm, 35mm, what frame lines show up in the viewfinder of a Leica M film camera when this lens...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,324
Posted By Timmyjoe
I have a long working relationship with Dwayne's,...

I have a long working relationship with Dwayne's, which is why I send my color film to them. There are places in Chicago where I could have it developed, but I try to support businesses that have...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2019
Replies: 121
Views: 3,324
Posted By Timmyjoe
In total agreement with you on this, love the Df...

In total agreement with you on this, love the Df and find it to be a great "in between" camera; a bridge between film/digital.

Also really loving the Ektachrome revival and it's causing me to shoot...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-12-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By Timmyjoe
From my understanding, F6 cameras are made in...

From my understanding, F6 cameras are made in limited batches, only when needed. Maybe there is still some stock floating around somewhere in the world and Nikon doesn't feel the need to crank out...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-09-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've been using that iPhone app for a number of...

I've been using that iPhone app for a number of years now. I have found that I get the most accurate readings when using an incandescent light source, not an LED light source. My understanding is...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 14,216
Posted By Timmyjoe
Godspeed Roger. RIP.

Godspeed Roger. RIP.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-07-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,116
Posted By Timmyjoe
I agree that as I age, simplicity is becoming...

I agree that as I age, simplicity is becoming more and more a way of life. I think I'd also throw "familiarity" into that equation. I didn't start out with rangefinder cameras, but with SLR's. For...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By Timmyjoe
My Mom got a Brownie Reflex Synchro for her...

My Mom got a Brownie Reflex Synchro for her birthday back in the 1940's and used that for taking pictures of her girlfriends, her boyfriend (eventually my Dad), and our young family thru the 1950's....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Timmyjoe
In the past I've traveled with an 11" MacBook...

In the past I've traveled with an 11" MacBook Air, and a portable hard drive (USB). I usually import the images into the MBA and then export the RAW files to a folder on the portable hard drive....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-03-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,408
Posted By Timmyjoe
Wha ya talkin'...

Wha ya talkin' 'bout?

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Z6w50Heliar.jpg

You don't think that's what Nikon had in mind when their Industrial Design folks were mocking up the Z6? ...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-03-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 1,408
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Bill, picked up a 50/3.5 Voigtlander S Heliar...

Hey Bill, picked up a 50/3.5 Voigtlander S Heliar for my Nikon S2 a few weeks ago when the head bartender had them on sale for $299. Couldn't be happier with it. Also use it with the Nikon Z6. Really...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 262
Views: 14,216
Posted By Timmyjoe
OMG, I am so sorry. I love Roger, not only for...

OMG, I am so sorry. I love Roger, not only for the knowledge he so generously shared with us here on the forum, but also for his wit, which will be so missed.

Sending positive energy your way...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-01-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By Timmyjoe
While I wait for my Ektachrome to return from...

While I wait for my Ektachrome to return from Dwayne's, here's a shot from last week with my Nikon Rangefinder lens (3.5cm f1.8) on a Nikon body...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-31-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,607
Posted By Timmyjoe
That is definitely the ugliest damn camera I've...

That is definitely the ugliest damn camera I've ever laid eyes on. GLWS!

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 1,990
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Huss, yeah I've seen those, but I'd like to...

Hey Huss, yeah I've seen those, but I'd like to buy a new chrome body SP, without the lens, as I already have the lens, and I'm a shooter, not a collector, so a black body is of no use to me. And I'd...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-31-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 1,990
Posted By Timmyjoe
A brand new Nikon SP would be sweet. Best, -Tim

A brand new Nikon SP would be sweet.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 03-31-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Timmyjoe
Ken, I think that adapter may work on certain...

Ken, I think that adapter may work on certain Nikon S mount lenses, but not on the 50mm f1.4 and other lenses that don't have a focus helical built in. I wonder if Amedeo will ever make an adapter...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 03-30-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Timmyjoe
There isn't a direct adapter that I know of, but...

There isn't a direct adapter that I know of, but I'm using the Amedeo Nikon RF to Leica M mount adapter, and then a Leica M to Nikon Z adapter, and I'm happy to say all the Nikon RF lenses work with...
Forum: Nikon RF 03-30-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By Timmyjoe
Shot some Ektachrome in the S2 this past week....

Shot some Ektachrome in the S2 this past week. It's off to Dwayne's for processing. If I get any good ones, I'll post.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 03-30-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,533
Posted By Timmyjoe
Congratulations. Been using a Z6 for a couple...

Congratulations. Been using a Z6 for a couple months now, with an Amedeo adapter and a Nikon Z to Leica M adapter, and my old Nikon Rangefinder Nikkors. Really a joy to shoot.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Travel 03-22-2019
Replies: 154
Views: 4,831
Posted By Timmyjoe
That is really cool tsiklonaut. Love your images,...

That is really cool tsiklonaut. Love your images, the black & white is beautiful.

Have done the motorcycle travel here in the States, but not internationally. Glad to hear the vibrations haven't...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 03-19-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By Timmyjoe
You'll probably be good with the 35mm & 50mm...

You'll probably be good with the 35mm & 50mm lenses, and possibly the 28mm, maybe even the 25mm. The 21mm might be dodgy, especially wide open, as far as edge to edge sharpness.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-13-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,199
Posted By Timmyjoe
Congratulations to the both of you. That's really...

Congratulations to the both of you. That's really awesome.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-13-2019
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,613
Posted By Timmyjoe
Congratulations, that is really cool. Best, -Tim

Congratulations, that is really cool.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon RF 03-13-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By Timmyjoe
HA!!! To be honest, this has been the worst...

HA!!!

To be honest, this has been the worst winter I can remember, possibly in my lifetime. Never had to deal with so much ice everywhere. Sidewalks, Driveways, Streets, Parking lots, you name it....
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 03-13-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By Timmyjoe
Congratulations. It's really fun shooting B&W...

Congratulations. It's really fun shooting B&W digitally. And the M9M renders beautifully.

Have fun with it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-13-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 9,744
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'd be interested in trying the Voigtlander 35mm...

I'd be interested in trying the Voigtlander 35mm f2 Ultron "Vintage" lens as I always found the Leica 35mm Summicron ASPH rendered too "heavy" for my tastes, too much contrast. Always liked the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Timmyjoe
Last year I found some Kodak Super-XX film that...

Last year I found some Kodak Super-XX film that had expired in 1941. Shot a frame with it, and stand processed it in Rodinal. Here's the resultant...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-12-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,474
Posted By Timmyjoe
My own experience, the blue cover lowered the...

My own experience, the blue cover lowered the price in resale. I found a pristine, high serial number M3 SS at a steal of a price, and I think the price was so low because it wasn't selling with it's...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-10-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 13,494
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yeah, I hear you Huss, but then you wouldn't have...

Yeah, I hear you Huss, but then you wouldn't have the joy of using a Nikon RF. And you couldn't pick a better time to consider buying one, I see three listed in the Classifieds just in the last...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-09-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 13,494
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just picked up one of these in Nikon S mount for...

Just picked up one of these in Nikon S mount for the ridiculously low price of $299 from the head bartender. It performs quite sweetly on my Nikon Z6 with Amedeo/Leica M adapter. Looking forward to...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 03-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just popped a Voigtlander S-Heliar 50mm f3.5...

Just popped a Voigtlander S-Heliar 50mm f3.5 "Vintage" (Nikon S mount) on the Z6 to see how it stacked up against the Nikon Nikkor-SC 5cm f1.4. From f3.5 with each lens, the Nikkor almost held it's...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-06-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got an S2 that gives up the ghost when it's...

I've got an S2 that gives up the ghost when it's out in 25ºF weather for more than twenty minutes. I compensate by putting the neck strap around my neck (something I rarely do) and keeping the camera...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-05-2019
Replies: 232
Views: 20,835
Posted By Timmyjoe
The Romance of Friday Night...

The Romance of Friday Night Lights.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Romance1.jpg
Rollei 35 (German), Tri-X

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 03-01-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By Timmyjoe
Huss, the one lens that I was most concerned...

Huss, the one lens that I was most concerned about was the Voigtlander SC Skopar 21mm f4.0 (Nikon S mount). I did test that at infinity, and the vignetting was the same (and could easily be corrected...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-28-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By Timmyjoe
How different rangefinder lenses perform on Nikon Z6

I searched the internet for over a month, trying to find information on how different rangefinder lenses performed on Full Frame mirrorless cameras. There was quite a bit of info available for how...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-28-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Timmyjoe
IBIS is "In Body Image Stabilization", it's built...

IBIS is "In Body Image Stabilization", it's built into some mirrorless camera bodies.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-28-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yes I was surprised. Always thought that stuff...

Yes I was surprised. Always thought that stuff was kind of a marketing gimmick. Also, didn't realize it worked with dumb adapters, but it seems to.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-28-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Timmyjoe
Either my hands are steadier or IBIS really works

Either my hands have gotten much steadier in my old age (doubtful), or IBIS really works.

Was playing around with a Nikon Z6 yesterday, with a stack of Leica M to Nikon Z adapter, and Amedeo Nikon S...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 02-25-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Lynn, You were asking for some photos with...

Hey Lynn,

You were asking for some photos with the Nikon 1 32mm f1.2 lens. It's a fantastic lens, when it works. Used the Nikon 1 V2 on assignments for a couple of years(fantastic size and form...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Timmyjoe
Wow Peter, smart kid! That's really...

Wow Peter, smart kid! That's really cool.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2019
Replies: 232
Views: 20,835
Posted By Timmyjoe
Suburban...

Suburban Chicago

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/BlueBurb4.jpg
Rollei 35 (German), Tri-X

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-22-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 3,275
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Huss, I remember that issue with the camera...

Hey Huss, I remember that issue with the camera not focusing to infinity thru a window with early point-n-shoot autofocus cameras. Can't remember the details, but somehow the AF sensor senses the...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got an S2, not an S3, but I find it really a...

I've got an S2, not an S3, but I find it really a joy to use. I love the little knurled/toothed focus wheel for fine focusing, and the viewfinder is just so bright and clear. Hope you get to use that...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By Timmyjoe
Well in theory, you could take a Nikon Z7/Z6 and...

Well in theory, you could take a Nikon Z7/Z6 and the Nikon F adapter and use the 50mm f1.4 G lens, then take the same camera body, with an Amedeo adapter, and a Novaflex Leica M to Nikon Z adapter,...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By Timmyjoe
So Raid, just out of curiosity, what are you...

So Raid, just out of curiosity, what are you using the 50mm Millenium lens on? Amedeo adapter? Mirrorless?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-22-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By Timmyjoe
Don't have an M-240, and sold my 35mm summicron...

Don't have an M-240, and sold my 35mm summicron ASPH, but shots of the moon are shots of the moon. Although I certainly wouldn't choose that camera and lens combo for the job, unless you're in the...
Forum: Nikon RF 02-22-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By Timmyjoe
I have an original 5cm f1.4 (actually I have...

I have an original 5cm f1.4 (actually I have three, one Tokyo LTM, one Japan LTM, and one Japan S-mount) and love them all. But they are not Summiluxes. I own a pre-asph Summilux and it is sharper...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-21-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By Timmyjoe
My Dad would have been 90 this year. Just like...

My Dad would have been 90 this year. Just like the WWII vets, the Korean vets are all passing on now. So many lives and stories will be forgotten.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-21-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By Timmyjoe
That is a beautifully done painting. Thanks for...

That is a beautifully done painting. Thanks for sharing it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for the kind responses. Peter, that was...

Thanks for the kind responses.

Peter, that was very good of you to help the Korean vet. There were so many South Koreans who fought and died during the war (police action).

Garret, love those...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,202
Posted By Timmyjoe
:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-20-2019
Replies: 144
Views: 14,184
Posted By Timmyjoe
It looks like Michael still has that Zeiss...

It looks like Michael still has that Zeiss Distagon 35mm f/1.4 on his M6TTL. Did you convince him to try the Ultron?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-20-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for the kind words from everyone. Larry,...

Thanks for the kind words from everyone.

Larry, my Dad was 1st Marine Division and he too rarely talked about the war, but you're right, one of the few things he talked about was how cold it was at...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-19-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By Timmyjoe
A walk with DDD & my Dad

Almost 70 years ago, my Dad, a 21 year old US Marine, and his Marine Division buddies fought the North Koreans & Chinese at the Chosin Reservoir during one of the coldest winters in Korean history....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
You're right, McDonalds are everywhere. But the...

You're right, McDonalds are everywhere. But the stand alone McDonalds, the ones with the parking lots, not attached to other buildings, those are usually...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-19-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
OMG a stand alone McDonalds. Doesn't get more...

OMG a stand alone McDonalds. Doesn't get more suburban than that.

Great work everyone.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-19-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,327
Posted By Timmyjoe
Everyone says cameras are tools, and I like to...

Everyone says cameras are tools, and I like to use tools that feel comfortable in the hand, work intuitively, are reliable, and produce the results I'm looking for. Whether it's a Vaughan finish...
Forum: RFF News 02-19-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By Timmyjoe
What ya gonna do? Best, -Tim

What ya gonna do?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,288
Posted By Timmyjoe
Plus-X would make me VERY, VERY HAPPY! We'll see...

Plus-X would make me VERY, VERY HAPPY!

We'll see how it goes.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-19-2019
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,336
Posted By Timmyjoe
Out shooting today in the snow with my DDD...

Out shooting today in the snow with my DDD camera/lens combo.

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/DuncanSnow.jpg

Best,
-Tim
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-18-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By Timmyjoe
David, Having the same issue with a Kodak Duo...

David,

Having the same issue with a Kodak Duo 620. Couple things I discovered. First, by taking a Q-tip with a little bit of toothpaste on it, I was able to polish the red windows (the Duo 620 has...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
Tim, that bear is pretty scary. Doesn't seem to...

Tim, that bear is pretty scary. Doesn't seem to have much fear of humans.

Tom, OMG, especially the cul-de-sac, a feature of every suburb I can remember.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-16-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
Very nice folks. Can't wait to see...

Very nice folks.

Can't wait to see more.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-16-2019
Replies: 539
Views: 136,287
Posted By Timmyjoe
Morning...

Morning Commute:

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/BlueBurb35.jpg
Rollei 35 (German Tessar) w/Tri-X

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-16-2019
Replies: 130
Views: 114,338
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks. I was able to obtain an Amedeo adapter...

Thanks. I was able to obtain an Amedeo adapter and tried it with my Leica M to Nikon 1 adapter on a Nikon 1 V2, and it worked spectacularly with all my lenses, including the 3.5cm f1.8 and 2.1cm f4....
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,406
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just stumbled across a used version 1 online at...

Just stumbled across a used version 1 online at B&H, for a lower price than the version 2 that Igor is selling. (Aside: I've also done business with Igor on a number of occasions and he is top...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-15-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 1,406
Posted By Timmyjoe
Igor's Camera in Ohio has had one of these,...

Igor's Camera in Ohio has had one of these, (second version I believe) for sale for quite some time now. Looks beautiful, but out of my price range, maybe someone here would be interested. (I have no...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-15-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 932
Posted By Timmyjoe
Tried Iridient Developer's RAW sharpening tools...

Tried Iridient Developer's RAW sharpening tools on a DNG file from a first generation Leica M Monochrom. I've always thought the files from that camera were very sharp and detailed right out of the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-14-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 932
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks for pointing me to Iridient Developer....

Thanks for pointing me to Iridient Developer. Solves a big problem I've had with my travel MacBook Air which is stuck running MacOS 10.7. Most new cameras made after 2013 can't have their RAW files...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-13-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 932
Posted By Timmyjoe
It does Bill, thanks. Best, -Tim

It does Bill, thanks.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-13-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 932
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm locked out of the Lightroom upgrades because...

I'm locked out of the Lightroom upgrades because I refuse to go "subscription base" with Adobe. But that Iridient Developer sounds interesting. When I go to their web site, I see the standard...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-13-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 2,957
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm looking for something similar to B-9 and in...

I'm looking for something similar to B-9 and in my searching, I've come across information about the shutters on the Fuji 645,670,690 cameras. Information I've found says the shutters need to be...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-13-2019
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By Timmyjoe
Who Makes ReraChrome 100 ISO E6 Slide Film?

Title says most of it.

I remember seeing somewhere that ReraPan 100 B&W film was just relabeled film from another manufacturer. Can't remember exactly who.

Was wondering if anyone know who makes...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 10,527
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks Dave and Paul. Ektachrome really does...

Thanks Dave and Paul.

Ektachrome really does make the blues POP!!!

Same in Lynn's images where you can see the ocean in the background, that deep blue and some green, I love it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-12-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,657
Posted By Timmyjoe
Have my Nikon Coolscan hooked up to a 2004...

Have my Nikon Coolscan hooked up to a 2004 PowerMac G4 running NikonScan and Vuescan. Really like Vuescan for B&W work, and the point focus option. Use NikonScan for color work and in particular,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 10,527
Posted By Timmyjoe
How about some Ice & Snow to counteract Lynn's...

How about some Ice & Snow to counteract Lynn's Sunny Beaches.

First Roll, Nikon...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-11-2019
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,336
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm with Greg, shoot it as it is. It's beautiful,...

I'm with Greg, shoot it as it is. It's beautiful, and the chips in the vulcanite give it character. And as one who has also chipped off all the vulcanite on an M2, that is no fun at all.

But do...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By Timmyjoe
Morning...

Morning Commute

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/BlueBurb35.jpg
Rollei 35 w/Tri-X

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2019
Replies: 197
Views: 32,359
Posted By Timmyjoe
http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Rain22...

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Rain22.jpg
Rollei 35 w/Tri-X

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-11-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 1,188
Posted By Timmyjoe
That's really cool that you found out the history...

That's really cool that you found out the history behind that camera.

Reading about the "THE STREET SNAPSHOT CRAZE" reminds me of what happened in the States back in the 1970's during the "Jim Fix...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By Timmyjoe
That's what the copy says on the article Larry...

That's what the copy says on the article Larry linked to.

This is also why I think it would be much better to do something like this with a mirrorless camera like the Nikon Z line.

In fact, we...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By Timmyjoe
The majority of lenses used in the Motion Picture...

The majority of lenses used in the Motion Picture industry are PL mount. It's the default industry standard. Having a camera that allows you to use PL mount lenses gives a director or DP (director of...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-11-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By Timmyjoe
I get a laugh from the OP one. It seems like the...

I get a laugh from the OP one. It seems like the seller figured that if he/she just engraved and logo'd the hell out of it, people would think it was a real Leica.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-11-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By Timmyjoe
Having spent a dozen or so years in the film...

Having spent a dozen or so years in the film industry from the late 1980's to the early 2000's, I think the concept is really good. I can see DP's and directors being interested in a camera that can...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-10-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey Bill, I've refrained from responding to this...

Hey Bill, I've refrained from responding to this thread because you asked for responses "from those who look at news pictures, but don't take them."

But I stumbled across an article today in the NYT...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-10-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,494
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've had very good luck with a Nikkor 13.5cm lens...

I've had very good luck with a Nikkor 13.5cm lens in LTM on my M3. It brings up the proper frame lines and is pretty much tack sharp at f3.5, which is wide open.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-10-2019
Replies: 2,124
Views: 587,336
Posted By Timmyjoe
Oh Helen, what a beautiful Leica II. And Happy...

Oh Helen, what a beautiful Leica II. And Happy Belated Birthday.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,494
Posted By Timmyjoe
I like the Canon 35mm f1.8 LTM and the Canon 28mm...

I like the Canon 35mm f1.8 LTM and the Canon 28mm f2.8 LTM. I know they don't get much love around here, but even wide open the two I have are tack sharp in the center of the frame. They both need to...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-09-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've got a a thumbs up like the CSEP-10S that...

I've got a a thumbs up like the CSEP-10S that Shawn refers to above. I don't like it as well as my old thumbs up w/o the cold shoe, but it's the only way to use my external finders on my Leica M, and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,059
Posted By Timmyjoe
When covering events where I know I'm going to be...

When covering events where I know I'm going to be able to work in close, I've relied solely on a Canon 6D and a 24-70 zoom.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2019
Replies: 70
Views: 1,981
Posted By Timmyjoe
I wish I hadn't listened when I was in my teens...

I wish I hadn't listened when I was in my teens and twenties when people told me, "Photography can be a fun hobby, but you can't make a living at it."

And I wish, in the ensuing years, when I lived...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 02-04-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 795
Posted By Timmyjoe
Back in 2006 I took out years of frustrations...

Back in 2006 I took out years of frustrations with my Epson printer by taking it to the middle of the street in front of my house, and hurling it as high as I could into the air, and then watching it...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-03-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 971
Posted By Timmyjoe
What a waste of stop bath and fixer, making them...

What a waste of stop bath and fixer, making them single use.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By Timmyjoe
I really like that documentary, and bought it off...

I really like that documentary, and bought it off of iTunes a number of years ago. It's probably still available. He was a fascinating man, living in a fascinating time, doing some fascinating...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 02-02-2019
Replies: 130
Views: 114,338
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm trying to find a way to use my small...

I'm trying to find a way to use my small collection of Nikon rangefinder lenses on a Nikon Z6 or Z7. When I look at the table at the beginning of this thread, two of my lenses are listed as not...
Forum: RFF Polls 02-02-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,673
Posted By Timmyjoe
Yep, same goes for me. Best, -Tim

Yep, same goes for me.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-02-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Timmyjoe
Just from a quick look, the Bolex motion picture...

Just from a quick look, the Bolex motion picture camera, there used to be a following for those on eBay, back before DV became the rage, but I would list it on eBay and see how it does, and a...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-01-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 6,875
Posted By Timmyjoe
Not sure why this topic suddenly resurrected, but...

Not sure why this topic suddenly resurrected, but since it has:

I use soft regularly. As jaapv says it makes the camera more of a hair trigger, like my M3. I rarely use AE, so the loss of that...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-01-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Timmyjoe
I use a couple of those Fotodiox adapters on a...

I use a couple of those Fotodiox adapters on a couple of Canon LTM lenses. I use them because they have been machined for 6-bit coding, and I like to use the Canons on a digital Leica. But those...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-01-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Timmyjoe
I've had this issue with a number of different...

I've had this issue with a number of different Canon & other LTM lenses when mounted in adapters. If what Jon mentioned, the focus tab hitting the frame selection lever, isn't the problem, I would...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-31-2019
Replies: 144
Views: 14,184
Posted By Timmyjoe
So would I. Then I could use them with my...

So would I.

Then I could use them with my Barnack, my film M's and my digital M. That would be ideal.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm sure they'll be spectacular. Best, -Tim

I'm sure they'll be spectacular.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-30-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,061
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hi Peter, For some reason I can't find the...

Hi Peter,

For some reason I can't find the original files for the image below, but from recollection, this was shot on my M9, ISO 640 (the max ISO I used on the M9), and EV -1, then corrected in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-30-2019
Replies: 743
Views: 176,761
Posted By Timmyjoe
We have -27ºF temps here today, with -50ºF wind...

We have -27ºF temps here today, with -50ºF wind chills, I am so jealous of the warmth in all these pictures.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-30-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,061
Posted By Timmyjoe
Peter, This is how I first learned about this...

Peter,

This is how I first learned about this concept. I always thought my M9 was a good sunny day camera, but suffered in low light. I read the two article linked to above, and suddenly, shooting...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,061
Posted By Timmyjoe
My first thoughts when I started reading was this...

My first thoughts when I started reading was this article was about "push processing" digital raw files as referenced in articles like these:

Best way to shoot high ISO with a Leica M9...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 1,061
Posted By Timmyjoe
Well Bill, I had to laugh at the first line in...

Well Bill, I had to laugh at the first line in the piece:

"ISO invariance is one of the most talked-about topics in photography today . . ."

Having never heard the term "invariance" before, and...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-26-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Timmyjoe
Finding someone to service the Medalist II will...

Finding someone to service the Medalist II will be a challenge I would think. Tried the same thing a couple of years ago and came up empty, after Ken Ruth retired. Finally found the service manuals...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-22-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Timmyjoe
Hey David, That is cool. I saw one of those once...

Hey David,

That is cool. I saw one of those once many years ago and the person who had it described it as a salesman case. Something the Leica reps would carry around to show prospective dealers the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-18-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 17,674
Posted By Timmyjoe
cassel, Like the color work you're doing with...

cassel,

Like the color work you're doing with this camera. What film were you using?

Best,
-Tim
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-17-2019
Replies: 2,960
Views: 475,817
Posted By Timmyjoe
From the time I was a kid, and we used to visit...

From the time I was a kid, and we used to visit my grandmother who lived alone in a spooky old house on the edge of the Gamble Estate (Proctor & Gamble founder), I have always been fascinated by...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-17-2019
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,613
Posted By Timmyjoe
From the time I was a kid, and we used to visit...

From the time I was a kid, and we used to visit my grandmother who lived alone in a spooky old house on the edge of the Gamble Estate (Proctor & Gamble founder), I have always been fascinated by...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-16-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 866
Posted By Timmyjoe
I really like the Voigtlander 35mm external...

I really like the Voigtlander 35mm external finder. Have never used the Leitz finder, but the Voigtlander is head and shoulders above the Nikon 3.5cm finder I also have.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-16-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 3,355
Posted By Timmyjoe
"Gibson took the camera outside, pointed it at a...

"Gibson took the camera outside, pointed it at a manhole cover and snapped a photo. Just as he did, a bicycle zipped by, casting dramatic, spoked shadows across the pavement within the frame."

When...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 10,527
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks Jan.

Thanks Jan.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-11-2019
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,613
Posted By Timmyjoe
Thanks. Yeah, I'm loving it. Best, -Tim

Thanks. Yeah, I'm loving it.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-11-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,622
Posted By Timmyjoe
Was wondering the same thing. Not familiar with...

Was wondering the same thing. Not familiar with the RD1, but does it indeed have a CCD sensor? Like Keith, I got very different color results from my CMOS D700/D4 combo when compared to the CCD...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 10,527
Posted By Timmyjoe
Really like what I'm seeing in this thread, very...

Really like what I'm seeing in this thread, very nice work everyone.

Question: If you're here in the States, where are you having your Ektachrome E100 processed? I've had great results from Dwayne's...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 4,286
Posted By Timmyjoe
Richard, your photo reminds me of what I loved...

Richard, your photo reminds me of what I loved about my Beetles. The wrench.

Back when I had more time than money, the VW was the perfect car because you could repair pretty much anything on them...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-08-2019
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,613
Posted By Timmyjoe
Old Church in Marengo...

Old Church in Marengo Illinois

http://www.timcarrollphotography.com/Forums/Church.jpg
Leica Monochrom (ver 1) w/Canon 28mm f2.8 & yellow Bell & Howell filter

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-07-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By Timmyjoe
Safe travels Bill. Raid, I use film and digital...

Safe travels Bill.

Raid, I use film and digital cameras, for different shooting situations. If the image is needed ASAP, it's digital. If I'm shooting for myself, and have the time, I like using my...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Timmyjoe
Not to hijack the thread, but while we're on the...

Not to hijack the thread, but while we're on the topic of weird shutter speed dials on Barnacks, can anyone tell me what's going on with these triangulated shutter speed dials? I've seen these on...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-04-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By Timmyjoe
Pretty much a Nikon DSLR guy and a Leica M guy....

Pretty much a Nikon DSLR guy and a Leica M guy. For the reasons you state above Bill. My Nikon DSLR's are pretty much set up with the same menu systems and buttons (rear AF, shutter, command dials)...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-04-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 1,332
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm on the same page as Raid on this one. Even...

I'm on the same page as Raid on this one. Even though I have a Df, I still AI'd all my non-AI glass, that way I can use them on my D700 as well. It may have decreased the value of the lenses, (20mm...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 3,151
Posted By Timmyjoe
Um . . . OK. Not to burst anyone's bubble, but...

Um . . . OK.

Not to burst anyone's bubble, but I just used a Kodak Series VI Wratten filter "A" from the late 1940's. Seemed to work fine.

Guess I'm kinda old school.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 3,151
Posted By Timmyjoe
I'm sure there are many folks on this forum who...

I'm sure there are many folks on this forum who know much more about how to get the optimum from the Leica M Monochrom (1st version) than I do.

I just took the camera, in Aperture Priority Auto mode...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-04-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 3,151
Posted By Timmyjoe
How do color filters react with the Leica M...

How do color filters react with the Leica M Monochrom (first version), a question I've had since the Monochrom first came on the market?

This was discussed in this thread a number of years ago, but...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-02-2019
Replies: 5,248
Views: 786,613
Posted By Timmyjoe
The weather outside is frightful . . . But I...

The weather outside is frightful . . .

But I just got my "new to me" Leica M Monochrom (1st version) back from sensor replacement, and I was dying to make some...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2019
Replies: 72
Views: 4,600
Posted By Timmyjoe
It just returned to me with a new sensor. My...

It just returned to me with a new sensor. My silver Leica M Monochrom (version 1).

Very Happy New Year.

Best,
-Tim
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-01-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 2,945
Posted By Timmyjoe
If you didn't get on with the CLE (I know you say...

If you didn't get on with the CLE (I know you say it was because of the lens), but a CLE is 90-95% the "real" Leica experience. Not exactly a Leica M, but probably as close as one can get. Regardless...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-28-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By Timmyjoe
About eight years ago an editor explained to me...

About eight years ago an editor explained to me about "good enough". With so many people being raised on the internet, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc. and being bombarded with snapshots from all...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-28-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Timmyjoe
I agree with Steve that you can get a Time-O-Lite...

I agree with Steve that you can get a Time-O-Lite timer for small money, but I never found them to be that accurate. Had one for years in my parent's darkroom, and the darkrooms at college. It's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By Timmyjoe
There was only one family in our neighborhood who...

There was only one family in our neighborhood who had a color TV in 1969, and I remember the entire neighborhood crammed into their living room watching Neil Armstrong and the moon landing. Crazy...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 7,107
Posted By Timmyjoe
Full story on the wedding pics above. I bought a...

Full story on the wedding pics above. I bought a Minolta 16 off the auction site from a seller who had it listed with "Two new, unopened boxes of film". As we all know, that is rarely the case. Sure...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By Timmyjoe
My Dad and I used to watch all the space program...

My Dad and I used to watch all the space program news, going back to the early 1960's. We were both really excited about the Apollo program and the dream of getting to the moon. That Christmas, 1968,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By Timmyjoe
There was a great piece on NOVA last night on...

There was a great piece on NOVA last night on Apollo 8. It showed one of the astronauts wielding a Hasselblad with what looked like a very long telephoto lens as he shot out the window of the...
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