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Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-13-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 2,164
Posted By Chrisrw
I've had quite a few metal prints made from...

I've had quite a few metal prints made from Adoramapix (now Printique)and am currently awaiting another order. I never liked them much at first as I was still more into classic b&W framed prints. I...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-20-2018
Replies: 165
Views: 80,167
Posted By Chrisrw
great shots. it is a fantastic lens and I am glad...

great shots. it is a fantastic lens and I am glad I kept mine too. Now that I am shooting digital I'll play around with it more. Glad to see people still using it
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-11-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2,055
Posted By Chrisrw
Well these images did help me make the decision...

Well these images did help me make the decision to get into the fuji digital world as I just got a used XT-1!
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-25-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,055
Posted By Chrisrw
Phenomenal images! My brother just got this...

Phenomenal images! My brother just got this camera and I sent him to your site. Just gorgeous!
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-24-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,945
Posted By Chrisrw
I am not familiar with any of the Ricoh family...

I am not familiar with any of the Ricoh family other than the GRD IV. It is a phenomenal little carry everywhere camera. With the custom presets, handy grip and feel,it's much easier to whip out for...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-16-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 12,302
Posted By Chrisrw
Nice shot. Glad to see this thread's still...

Nice shot. Glad to see this thread's still breathing.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-17-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By Chrisrw
I will second the Chrome Industries Nico Sling as...

I will second the Chrome Industries Nico Sling as well. I too sling it across. Zipper and some weather sealing. I love it!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-15-2015
Replies: 437
Views: 183,861
Posted By Chrisrw
Great photos William and Ophir. I just put mine...

Great photos William and Ophir. I just put mine back on the Bessa. I still haven't developed the few rolls I've taken with it yet. This thread is inspiring me to do so soon.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 06-23-2015
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
very nice series Robert.

very nice series Robert.
Forum: Photo Software 03-30-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,854
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks all. I'll check out the thread mentioned...

Thanks all. I'll check out the thread mentioned above. I'll get a 16GB card too. I have three batteries and two chargers. The Ricoh uses same battery and charger so that's a plus.
Forum: Photo Software 03-30-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,854
Posted By Chrisrw
Work Flow for SIgma DPMs

Hi All,
I've decided to only take my DP2M and GRD IV to Ireland next week, so will be doing more extensive digital processing while travelling than before. What is a simple recommended workflow for...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-21-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 922
Posted By Chrisrw
Don't know. I've got a roll in now and if I...

Don't know. I've got a roll in now and if I remember when I am done, I'll check before loading another roll.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-19-2015
Replies: 437
Views: 183,861
Posted By Chrisrw
I hold most everyone here ( Erik, Steve and the...

I hold most everyone here ( Erik, Steve and the Flickr site) fully responsible for the impulsive purchase of a 50/2.5 from KEH which I received yesterday, even though I just got the Nokton 40/1.4...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-19-2015
Replies: 825
Views: 167,484
Posted By Chrisrw
Billy... Quote: Originally Posted by Chrisrw ...

Billy...
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chrisrw View Post
And begin production again of all the great lenses that CV stopped producing.
Which ones exactly?

I have limited experience, but the often...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-18-2015
Replies: 825
Views: 167,484
Posted By Chrisrw
I'd love to have the nice people at CV meet the...

I'd love to have the nice people at CV meet the nice people at Sigma for a long weekend to make little Bessa babies with Foveon sensors. And begin production again of all the great lenses that CV...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-15-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 32,226
Posted By Chrisrw
I've heard great things about all of them but...

I've heard great things about all of them but have only used the Canonet myself. It's a wonderfully sharp lens and if you keep your eye out,I'll be posting it soon in the classifieds.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2015
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,564
Posted By Chrisrw
OK after this, NO MORE "GEARING"!!! But I...

OK after this, NO MORE "GEARING"!!! But I couldn't pass up a recently posted LN 50/2.5 Color Skopar from KEH. I passed one up at Kenmore Camera this last year and loved the way if felt. I regretted...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-10-2015
Replies: 437
Views: 183,861
Posted By Chrisrw
Lovely photos in this thread. Needless to say a...

Lovely photos in this thread. Needless to say a LN 50/2.5 Skopar just showed up on KEH for under $300 and should be arriving soon :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-07-2015
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,564
Posted By Chrisrw
Well I've come full circle with the purchase of a...

Well I've come full circle with the purchase of a Nokton 40/1.4 SC from a fellow RFFer. I recently purchased a new Bessa R2 from Stephen. This combo was my first RF kit a few years ago. Sold them and...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-09-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,154
Posted By Chrisrw
The Sony A7and the RK are a bit much $ for me...

The Sony A7and the RK are a bit much $ for me now. I am thinking more compact, fixed lens P&S category. Although I've considered a used Nex with a 40/1.4 Nokton as well.
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-08-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,154
Posted By Chrisrw
Thank you gentleman. I'm leaning towards the...

Thank you gentleman. I'm leaning towards the Ricoh because I have the GRD IV and love everything about its feel, layout and images. There's a used GR At a local shop too. I'll have to look at a Fuji...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-08-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,154
Posted By Chrisrw
Best low light advanced compact?

I'm considering a fixed lens compact for low light use. I have a DP2M and a GRD IV. I love the GRD and was thinking of getting the GRD V, but then the RX100 has been catching my eye. I thought it...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-04-2015
Replies: 349
Views: 122,370
Posted By Chrisrw
Wonderful lighting Brendan. Love the 35/2.5....

Wonderful lighting Brendan. Love the 35/2.5. Should put it back on my R2 again.
BTW, what film have you been using?
Forum: Travel 02-04-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 3,745
Posted By Chrisrw
Can't recommend a store, but I sure love my Bessa...

Can't recommend a store, but I sure love my Bessa R2. Sold my M5 in fact to buy one. Not as quiet as Leica, but...
Good luck and enjoy the search
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-31-2015
Replies: 156
Views: 48,058
Posted By Chrisrw
wonderful images Jon. I definitely feel present...

wonderful images Jon. I definitely feel present in these photos. I am typically not drawn to color photos, but the Foveon sensor...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-31-2015
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks for the info Gary. And more wonderful...

Thanks for the info Gary.
And more wonderful images. I am actually thinking of not bringing film for my trip to Ireland this April and getting some good mileage out of the DP2 instead. Hmmm I should...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-19-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,388
Posted By Chrisrw
I started this hobby several years ago with a...

I started this hobby several years ago with a Bessa R2 and the 40/1.4 Nokton. I also have a Canonet GIIIQ17. Sharp, fast lens and A priority. Both very well built. The 35/2.5 Color Skopar is...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-08-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,631
Posted By Chrisrw
Sorry for your loss. I have a nice Canonet GIII...

Sorry for your loss. I have a nice Canonet GIII QL17 that I'd be happy to sell you. It works great and I've been meaning to sell some gear for a while. If you're interested PM me and let me know what...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-07-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 4,241
Posted By Chrisrw
I have very limited experience with cameras. My...

I have very limited experience with cameras. My first modern RF was a Bessa R2. I haven't handled any of the other CV bodies. I lusted after a Leica and eventually sold it after buying an M5. I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-07-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,449
Posted By Chrisrw
What a wonderful find.

What a wonderful find.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-23-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By Chrisrw
I had one for two years and loved it. After...

I had one for two years and loved it. After selling it for an M5 I recently bought a new one and sold the M5. I hope to use it for many years. It's light weight but with a solid feel to it.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-10-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks Murray. I always have the hood and cap on...

Thanks Murray. I always have the hood and cap on when not using the lens. And because I tend to be overly cautious, I tend to keep them on when carrying it around, only to remove it when taking a...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-10-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Chrisrw
UV Filter for Heliar Recommended?

I've never really used filters much, but I was wondering if this filter would be useful as a protective covering for my Heliar 50/3.5. I have the lens shade and cap, but they do detract from the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 15,505
Posted By Chrisrw
Absolutely! Thank you Stephen. I just got into...

Absolutely! Thank you Stephen. I just got into film a few years ago and didn't even know what a rangefinder was before I found your site. This is the only photography forum I am a member of and RFF...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-07-2014
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,564
Posted By Chrisrw
New in box Bessa R2 from Stephen. Owned one...

New in box Bessa R2 from Stephen. Owned one before, sold it, missed it, bought one again.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-06-2014
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Mt Jefferson, Cycle Oregon...

Mt Jefferson, Cycle Oregon 2014
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7473/15778584039_057c11dae6_z.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-06-2014
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Wonderful shot Wallace. Made me want to pull out...

Wonderful shot Wallace. Made me want to pull out the GRDIV again.
I'm going to carry it everywhere now. So many awesome images are caught with this...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-06-2014
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Mt Adams Cycle Oregon...

Mt Adams
Cycle Oregon 2014

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7463/15962618121_9997c5f332_z.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-04-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 6,392
Posted By Chrisrw
Does anyone know if you can use collapsible...

Does anyone know if you can use collapsible lenses with the XE 1? Namely the CV 50/3.5 Heliar?
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-04-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 5,043
Posted By Chrisrw
If they put the Foveon sensor in the Espon RD...

If they put the Foveon sensor in the Espon RD body (Bessa R2), I'd have no need of anything else :-)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-04-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,012
Posted By Chrisrw
I am considering a similar issue. I just sold my...

I am considering a similar issue. I just sold my M5 to another RFF member, missed my Bessa R2, so bought a new one from Stephen (should be here soon). My hope was to be able to still use my CV...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 12-03-2014
Replies: 276
Views: 89,034
Posted By Chrisrw
Soon to be a Bessa R2 owner for the second time...

Soon to be a Bessa R2 owner for the second time :-)
Sold it after getting an M5, for no other reason that I just didn't want a lot of gear. I missed it a lot, but was looking to sell M5 for an M4-p....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 11-26-2014
Replies: 465
Views: 124,141
Posted By Chrisrw
Wonderful images Brendan! Glad to see someone...

Wonderful images Brendan! Glad to see someone putting the 1.4 to good use.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-26-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks for the advice. Would a CV 35 vf work? I...

Thanks for the advice. Would a CV 35 vf work? I think I saw a used one at a local shop.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-25-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chrisrw
Anyone use OVF on Sigma DP Merrills?

I have a DP2M I plan on taking with me during a week long cycling trip. There will be minimal chance for recharging batteries and I wanted to conserve battery power as much as possible. Do any of you...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-23-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By Chrisrw
I've heard great things about Sherry. Mine was...

I've heard great things about Sherry. Mine was CLA'd at Leica.
Forum: RFF Polls 07-20-2014
Replies: 240
Views: 157,604
Posted By Chrisrw
Born in Florida Portland, OR 3-35 (with school...

Born in Florida
Portland, OR 3-35 (with school years in Connecticut and NY)
Seattle 35-present
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-20-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8,859
Posted By Chrisrw
Franiec grip for sure. I found a small neck strap...

Franiec grip for sure.
I found a small neck strap made for Canon p&s. It's a lightweight coated chain that is good for around the neck. Haven't used a wrist strap with it yet. I'd recommend a tripod...
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-20-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,925
Posted By Chrisrw
QUOTE]The Sigma image quality was the factor that...

QUOTE]The Sigma image quality was the factor that caused me to sell nearly all of my film cameras and almost completely drop film. I just could not surpass Foveon sensor image quality with medium...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-20-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,317
Posted By Chrisrw
Takes away the pocket-ability, for which I like...

Takes away the pocket-ability, for which I like the Sigma. But looks promising if that's not an issue for you.
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-20-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By Chrisrw
Excellent camera! So easy to carry and use all...

Excellent camera! So easy to carry and use all the time. It's even small and light enough for a sturdy shirt pocket. Get your presets programmed in and you're good to go!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-20-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,150
Posted By Chrisrw
OM1n. Soon to switch to my DP2M for a trip to...

OM1n.
Soon to switch to my DP2M for a trip to Oregon coast this week. Well, I'll bring the OM1 as well to finish off the roll ;-)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 07-04-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
Lovely photos everyone. Robert, I love the last...

Lovely photos everyone.
Robert, I love the last one here with the dog!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-10-2014
Replies: 465
Views: 124,141
Posted By Chrisrw
Leica M5/HP5+ @1600/Canon 50/1.4...

Leica M5/HP5+ @1600/Canon 50/1.4 ltm
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5544/14154231372_0a4d33b4f5_z.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 05-07-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
Tulips by...

Tulips by DP2M
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2915/13948534167_b4d0a19ea7_c.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-07-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By Chrisrw
I am a fan of the Gordy straps myself. They're...

I am a fan of the Gordy straps myself. They're robust and you may want something thinner.
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-07-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,814
Posted By Chrisrw
Since I own no Leica glass, the brand doesnt...

Since I own no Leica glass, the brand doesnt concern me so much as the idea of using M-bayonet or LTM lenses on a wonderful compact camera with the glorious Foevon sensor :-)
Of course I have no...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-05-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,814
Posted By Chrisrw
Using Leica glass on Sigma DPM's?

I came across this site; http://www.thephoblographer.com/2013/04/02/sigmas-dp-point-and-shoots-have-been-hacked-to-take-m-mount-lenses/ the DP M's facebook page.

Anyone have thoughts or more...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-20-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 5,963
Posted By Chrisrw
I believe it's mostly timing and lighting....

I believe it's mostly timing and lighting. Although certain lenses,films and sensors will render individual characteristic effects, the bottom line is that as a viewer I am drawn to the effect of the...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-13-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 48,058
Posted By Chrisrw
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7086/13812172254_04...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7086/13812172254_04f7dfa248_z.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-13-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3703/13812130684_37...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3703/13812130684_379be60d1b_z.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7362/13811821043_4828ee3230_z.jpg

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3751/13811870893_3e7b5dfba6_z.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks for the tip. I've been debating whether to...

Thanks for the tip. I've been debating whether to take mine on a week long cycling trip this fall. There may be a chance to charge a battery once. I only have three. I should probably get a couple...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2014
Replies: 262
Views: 40,363
Posted By Chrisrw
Sigma DP2M taken at Greenlake,...

Sigma DP2M taken at Greenlake, Seattle

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7423/12129328804_5b18b85695_z.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-03-2014
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,599
Posted By Chrisrw
This is a dangerous thread for someone who is...

This is a dangerous thread for someone who is trying to slim down their camera collection ;-) beautiful images everyone.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-02-2014
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7212/13593621465_22...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7212/13593621465_22e4c95e74.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7422/13593612745_696587164d.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 04-02-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7034/13503738993_2b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7034/13503738993_2bb757ee13_z.jpg


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3802/13503893584_85aa88cc7f_z.jpg

https://s.yimg.com/pw/images/spaceout.gif
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,579
Posted By Chrisrw
I am doing Cycle Oregon in the fall (400+ miles...

I am doing Cycle Oregon in the fall (400+ miles in a week) and will be considering a similar situation.
M5 out. too heavy
Sigma DP2M out. poor battery life.
I am thinking my Ricoh GRDIV and Rollei...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-26-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 3,716
Posted By Chrisrw
Sounds like my dream trip (exchange son for...

Sounds like my dream trip (exchange son for girlfriend :-) ) I think the group tour will give you a chance to meet people which I find to be one of the great things about traveling. Shooting any film?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-26-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,539
Posted By Chrisrw
I've been happy with my Epson V500 and many are...

I've been happy with my Epson V500 and many are happy with the V600 and higher. They seem to be in your budget. For posting on web they're fine.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-26-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,236
Posted By Chrisrw
My sentiments exactly. As much as I'd like the...

My sentiments exactly. As much as I'd like the money from some sales, every time I hold the 5, I just can't let it go. Hence the Bessa R2, Nickel Heliar 50/3.5 and Color Skopar 75/2.5 gotta go.
Forum: RFF Polls 03-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,236
Posted By Chrisrw
I absolutely love mine. But it's the only Leica...

I absolutely love mine. But it's the only Leica I've owned. I've mostly had my Canon 50/1.4 planted on it since I got it. It's smooth and quiet with a bright vf. I love the shutter speed readout and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,150
Posted By Chrisrw
Sigma DP2M

Sigma DP2M
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2014
Replies: 5,597
Views: 984,074
Posted By Chrisrw
You ought to try developing in Caffenol. I am...

You ought to try developing in Caffenol. I am sure your kids would love to watch you develop your film in coffee :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-05-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,150
Posted By Chrisrw
Gorgeous camera Erik.

Gorgeous camera Erik.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-05-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 15,505
Posted By Chrisrw
I agree wholeheartedly. It's because of...

I agree wholeheartedly. It's because of Cameraquest that I discovered rangefinders. And because of RFF and the enthusiasm displayed here by Stephen and all the members, I've been introduced to superb...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-04-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,150
Posted By Chrisrw
M5-Canon 50/1.4 LTM-HP5

M5-Canon 50/1.4 LTM-HP5
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 02-03-2014
Replies: 93
Views: 41,574
Posted By Chrisrw
thanks for the added info Gary. Has anyone tried...

thanks for the added info Gary.
Has anyone tried Iridient Developer yet?
I actually don't mind the slowness of SPP, I am so happy with the images and the b&w conversion that there's not much for me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2014
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,150
Posted By Chrisrw
DP2M or GRD IV.

DP2M or GRD IV.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-30-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
well timed shot Robert. I am loving the b&w...

well timed shot Robert. I am loving the b&w renditions from the merrills more and more with every pic that's posted here and on flickr. I'll start unloading some film stuff soon :-)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-27-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
"Do LOVE the Clarity of the Tonal Range and...

"Do LOVE the Clarity of the Tonal Range and Crispness of the DP's"

I agree Helen.
Ive found the Grain slider in SPP helpfull, although I havent' shot higher than ISO 400.
I haven't even thought...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-24-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 48,058
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7376/12129104113_c44...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7376/12129104113_c4456ba2a6.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5527/12128852805_d44693b74a.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-24-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
self...

self portrait
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7423/12129328804_5b18b85695.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5522/12129087703_baaaeccbac.jpg
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-22-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5513/12097066965_ee5...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5513/12097066965_ee5a1ac623.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7350/12097708026_50ee1d5efa.jpg


http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5511/12097042575_6644ac271b.jpg

http://fa...
Forum: Digital Compacts 01-08-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 38,985
Posted By Chrisrw
Beautiful shots everyone. Makes me glad I kept my...

Beautiful shots everyone. Makes me glad I kept my GRDIV. I am using the DP2M now as well and I think its a keeper, so any move for the GR is a ways off. But these pics are tempting me...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-07-2014
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
This really is a beautiful image. Originally...

This really is a beautiful image.

Originally Posted by nightfly http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/themes/graphite/buttons/viewpost.gif...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-07-2014
Replies: 430
Views: 80,617
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3750/11828531123_c28...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3750/11828531123_c2866796e7.jpg
DP2M
I haven't done any pp yet, but have been very pleased with results so far.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2014
Replies: 211
Views: 18,099
Posted By Chrisrw
I must say I've built up quite a bit of...

I must say I've built up quite a bit of undeveloped film lately, so I'll probably spend most of my time shooting digital with my newly acquired Sigma DP2M.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-27-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 10,950
Posted By Chrisrw
You guys are making it real difficult to want to...

You guys are making it real difficult to want to sell my M5.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-25-2013
Replies: 274
Views: 36,596
Posted By Chrisrw
I just want to say that I love this camera. It's...

I just want to say that I love this camera. It's simplicity in design feels great in my hand and the controls are intuitive and accessible to me. The images I capture are so much more substantial...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-24-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 3,262
Posted By Chrisrw
My new DP2M and GRDIV. No film this year, still...

My new DP2M and GRDIV. No film this year, still trying to catch up with developing film from Italy :-)
Happy holidays to all!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-19-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,805
Posted By Chrisrw
FYI, I discovered that the Ricoh battery for my ...

FYI,
I discovered that the Ricoh battery for my GRDIV works for my DP2M, but NOT the offbrand replacement I got for my GRDIV. ( I think it was a Pearstone from B&H) There's some minor difference in...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-17-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,069
Posted By Chrisrw
Discovered that this afternoon Gary, thank you....

Discovered that this afternoon Gary, thank you.
Also, do you typically shoot jpg + raw?
And what setting is suggested for B&W? Is it better to shoot ooc b&w or color mode and convert in pp?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2013
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,564
Posted By Chrisrw
Got my first DP2M on Friday. Debating whether to...

Got my first DP2M on Friday.
Debating whether to get another Nokton 40 too.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-17-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,874
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks Margus, Great shots here. Looking forward...

Thanks Margus,
Great shots here. Looking forward to seeing more from these gems!
I just took my DP2M out today for its first shoot. These photos inspire me to produce some great images as I get to...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-16-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,069
Posted By Chrisrw
Yeah, I go back and forth with film and digital,...

Yeah, I go back and forth with film and digital, so the blinking red light will at least let me know that's something's happening :-)

And to everyone, thanks for all the tips and links to more tips...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-16-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,069
Posted By Chrisrw
Ha Dean, I was just gonna take it out to play. I...

Ha Dean,

I was just gonna take it out to play. I got it Friday and haven't had a real chance to set it up and shoot. Too bad because it was absolutely gorgeous in Seattle this afternoon when I got...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-12-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,069
Posted By Chrisrw
Yeah, I was put off from them for the price and...

Yeah, I was put off from them for the price and how "sluggish" their whole process is, but the images captured by them! Wow! I couldn't resist trying one for myself. I may replace my GRDIV with the...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-12-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,069
Posted By Chrisrw
OK, that's good to know.

OK, that's good to know.
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-12-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,069
Posted By Chrisrw
Mine will arrive tomorrow, I am very excited....

Mine will arrive tomorrow, I am very excited. Good time for me to upgrade my computer as well. I've been looking at Macbook Pros, as I have 6year old iMac now. I wonder if an 8GB RAM will be able to...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-11-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,069
Posted By Chrisrw
"If it helps temper the gas, all the dp3m low...

"If it helps temper the gas, all the dp3m low prices seem to be from sellers from japan. which is probably fine, but it may create warranty issues if you ever need work done"

Good point Dean!...
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-11-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,069
Posted By Chrisrw
Don't tempt me! I bought one of the three left!...

Don't tempt me! I bought one of the three left! Hmmm, now see the DP3M for $729! Uh oh!
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-11-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,069
Posted By Chrisrw
New DP2Ms for $699 Amazon!!! FYI

I've been debating between the GR and the Merrill's, and since I already have the GRDIV, I'll give the Sigma a try. I pulled the trigger on a DP2M because they had them new, on sale for $699 on...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-06-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 9,523
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks for the images and opinions. Your making...

Thanks for the images and opinions. Your making it hard for me to decide between the two :-)
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-06-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 9,523
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks for all the great insights and feedback....

Thanks for all the great insights and feedback. Since I already have a Ricoh, I thought I might give another system a try, like he sigmas. I have no doubt that the GR would be great as I love my...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 12-06-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 9,523
Posted By Chrisrw
Sigma DP#M vs Ricoh GR?

Been thinking about simplifying my collection ( and style) to one film camera ( Rollie 35) and ridding myself of interchangeable lens cameras (Bessa R2,Leica M5) and going to a nice fixed lens...
Forum: Film vs Digital 12-02-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By Chrisrw
I love my Ricoh GRDIV. I am sure you'd be happy...

I love my Ricoh GRDIV. I am sure you'd be happy with any of the nice compacts these days. As said before, go to a store and handle a few, then find the previous model real cheap used or close out. I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2013
Replies: 427
Views: 81,217
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2850/10967387713_74d...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2850/10967387713_74de9c6c0a_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2013
Replies: 427
Views: 81,217
Posted By Chrisrw
The following were shot with...

The following were shot with...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-20-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7312/10966863094_e05...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7312/10966863094_e0587d3fc2.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7329/10966867204_4b3296ba8d.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-20-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3812/10966859984_2db...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3812/10966859984_2dbdc0135a.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7437/10966924243_42662905bd.jpg


http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3706/10966762626_aa56da4ca1.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-20-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
All of the following shot with GRDIV in...

All of the following shot with GRDIV in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-01-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By Chrisrw
Jamie, I have the metal CV 28mm I use on my...

Jamie, I have the metal CV 28mm I use on my GRDIV, it's very clear and bright. I've been debating whether to keep or not as I didn't use it much in my recent trip. It's in like new condition with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-06-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chrisrw
M5 this summer.

M5 this summer.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-05-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,435
Posted By Chrisrw
Grazie Mfogiel! This is very helpful.

Grazie Mfogiel! This is very helpful.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-04-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,435
Posted By Chrisrw
Camera shops in Rome

Greetings all,
I'll be leaving for Rome next week and was hoping to pick up some S625PX silver oxide batteries while there. I understand that they're better than alkaline for my M5. A local camera...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-04-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 4,555
Posted By Chrisrw
Hmmmm... M5 = Mercedes diesel station wagon....

Hmmmm...
M5 = Mercedes diesel station wagon. Although perhaps the panzer with a silencer would suffice.
Rollie 35= VW bug
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,150
Posted By Chrisrw
I am fondling all of them, because I am trying to...

I am fondling all of them, because I am trying to decide which ones to take to Rome next week. It's looking like the GRDIV, Rollei 35 and the M5 with Canon 50/1.4.
But then again...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-02-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 10,489
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7299/10014591274_787...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7299/10014591274_7875bca3e8.jpg
I have a Chrome "Nico Sling" bag that holds both my Bessa R2 and GRDIV with a few extra supplies or just my M5. It's basically a tough,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2013
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,564
Posted By Chrisrw
Prepping for my trip to Rome in October: Spare...

Prepping for my trip to Rome in October:
Spare battery and SD card for the GRDIV.
10 rolls Delta 100
10 rolls Arista EDU Ultra 100
1 roll Adox Silvermax 100
2 rolls Rollei RPX 100
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2013
Replies: 5,597
Views: 984,074
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5444/10014593244_d2a...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5444/10014593244_d2aa728f82.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-29-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 10,950
Posted By Chrisrw
Sorry for the poor photo, but it's all I got of...

Sorry for the poor photo, but it's all I got of the M5 so far.
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5333/8975585930_1cafc1a27f.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-29-2013
Replies: 120
Views: 9,698
Posted By Chrisrw
I ran into a man on a ferry en route to Orcas...

I ran into a man on a ferry en route to Orcas Island a couple years ago sporting an M9. I'd never seen one before. He eyed my OM1n (which he had owned "back in the day") and we had a good chat about...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-23-2013
Replies: 7,543
Views: 3,870,375
Posted By Chrisrw
Love seeing the M5s represented here :-) I'll...

Love seeing the M5s represented here :-) I'll have to put mine up here soon.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-18-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,150
Posted By Chrisrw
M5 with 35/2.5 color skopar, Arista 100 GRD IV...

M5 with 35/2.5 color skopar, Arista 100
GRD IV always on me.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-06-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 3,548
Posted By Chrisrw
I have a Canon 50/1.4 LTM on my M5. It's a hefty...

I have a Canon 50/1.4 LTM on my M5. It's a hefty set up, but I love the way they feel together. Try the 35/2.5 color skopar as well. Both of these would leave plenty of $ leftover too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-06-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 5,535
Posted By Chrisrw
My first and only Leica (so far) is an M5. I love...

My first and only Leica (so far) is an M5. I love the metering and accessibility of the shutter speed dial while looking through the viewfinder. It's hefty and built like a tank. Buttery smooth...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-25-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
All wonderful shots kuvvy! How do you like the...

All wonderful shots kuvvy! How do you like the GR vs the x100 or rx100?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-21-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Wonderful shot kuvvy!

Wonderful shot kuvvy!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-15-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Looking forward to posting some street shots with...

Looking forward to posting some street shots with my GRDIV. Hitting an art festival today on a beautiful sunny Seattle Saturday. Hoping to test out the practicality of my 28mm vf on it too.
Forum: RFF Polls 06-15-2013
Replies: 2,992
Views: 1,791,444
Posted By Chrisrw
I am going to finally take my GRDIV out for some...

I am going to finally take my GRDIV out for some street shooting at the Edmonds Art Fair. Very bright and sunny today so I can try out my 28mm viewfinder and see if it's practical enough to keep.
But...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-11-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By Chrisrw
I've used the nokton 40/1.4 which is inexpensive,...

I've used the nokton 40/1.4 which is inexpensive, small and fast. If you want a fast 50, there's a couple Canon 50/1.4s on the classifieds here. I just got one last week but I haven't developed any...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-10-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Kdemas, is that from the MOMA in San Fran? I have...

Kdemas, is that from the MOMA in San Fran? I have a series of shots from the same view.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Chrisrw
Great pics. They're getting me excited for my...

Great pics. They're getting me excited for my first trip to Rome this fall. I'm thinking my GRDIV and M5 :-)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-10-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Selfie http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2844/9010108...

Selfie

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2844/9010108857_1491e5e761.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-10-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3738/9010032863_90c4...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3738/9010032863_90c4c09676.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7322/9011225662_6b8c882504.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7329/9011224076_bec43924a2.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,150
Posted By Chrisrw
Just finished my first roll with my new M5,...

Just finished my first roll with my new M5, Arista EDU 100, Canon 50/1.4.
Debating using same setup with HP5 +, depending on weather here in Seattle, may load up more 100 and try the 35 skopar on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-07-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By Chrisrw
Congrats! I just officially joined yesterday with...

Congrats! I just officially joined yesterday with an M5 :-)
And I may have a 35/2.5 color skopar for you Mike if you think you want a 35.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By Chrisrw
And I was gonna sell my OM 1n to help pay for...

And I was gonna sell my OM 1n to help pay for part of the M5 I just bought. Oh well, I guess I'll just get more zuikos for it instead :~}
And then there's that nice black OM 1 at KEH? Hmmmmm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-06-2013
Replies: 5,597
Views: 984,074
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5333/8975585930_1caf...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5333/8975585930_1cafc1a27f.jpg
Just got the M5 today. Canon 50/1.4 two weeks ago :-)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-06-2013
Replies: 469
Views: 121,931
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5442/8975585522_fe24...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5442/8975585522_fe248dd42f.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-06-2013
Replies: 349
Views: 122,370
Posted By Chrisrw
Guanajuato, MX Bessa R2...

Guanajuato, MX
Bessa R2...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-06-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7420/8971455249_54a8...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7420/8971455249_54a8be78c2.jpghttp://farm6.staticflickr.com/5441/8971453593_dcdf1d2238.jpghttp://farm6.staticflickr.com/5469/8971443151_6271556a4a.jpghttp://farm8.staticf...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks Vick. It seems to work fine, I just can't...

Thanks Vick. It seems to work fine, I just can't set it down without a tilt from it protruding slightly. But not that I would set it down much all alone anywhere :-)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-06-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chrisrw
It has arrived! :-) looks like new and feels...

It has arrived! :-) looks like new and feels beautiful to hold. Running my first roll through. One note, should the film rewind lever be flush with bottom plate? It's slightly bent and I don't want...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-06-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Help, I am having trouble posting photos from my...

Help, I am having trouble posting photos from my Flickr page.
So I click on photo, copy the entire URL address (www.) and then paste onto the box here that prompts me to add URL address?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-03-2013
Replies: 132
Views: 8,541
Posted By Chrisrw
I just purchased my first Leica yesterday...

I just purchased my first Leica yesterday (waiting with bated breath for the post to arrive). I don't think any of my CV lenses will create better images on this over my Bessa R2, or over my OM1n...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-03-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chrisrw
Yeah Robert, I was looking at the M4s quite a...

Yeah Robert, I was looking at the M4s quite a bit, but since I had heard such great things about the M5 metering system, I couldn't pass it up. But apparently I am now on a very slippery slope with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chrisrw
Uhhhh, does GAS stop after you own a Leica? Cause...

Uhhhh, does GAS stop after you own a Leica? Cause I think I am the new owner of an M5 that was just CLA'd by Leica in January :-)
I think my new Canon LTM 50/1.4 will be a great accompaniment to it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks Vick. I have looked into it which is why...

Thanks Vick. I have looked into it which is why I've been trying to get KEH to let me know the serial number on their BGN body. But there is one CLA'd in January by Leica on Ebay which I may go for.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-02-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chrisrw
Thank you all for your feedback. I feel that I...

Thank you all for your feedback. I feel that I won't ever satisfy my lust until I get my hands on one. There's one on Ebay that was just CLA'd from Leica in January. KEH won't give me a serial # for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-30-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks Vick. The pictures help. I may get the BGN...

Thanks Vick. The pictures help. I may get the BGN one just to get my hands on one for a few days to see how it feels. I've heard awesome things about the metering system on the M5.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-30-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,686
Posted By Chrisrw
Leica M5 BGN from KEH and size

Greetings,

So I've been lusting after a Leica for quite some time now and hope to own an M5 soon. Everyone talks about how big and clunky they are, yet they're difficult to find in person so I've...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-20-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,415
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks Richard. How do I make a smaller jpeg of...

Thanks Richard. How do I make a smaller jpeg of my photos? I have some digital samples that are @ 2600X1600. I clearly haven't done this much, although I do recall posting some shots a while ago with...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-18-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,415
Posted By Chrisrw
Problem uploading pics to gallery

Help!:confused:
I started to upload a few pics to the Gallery and I've had this;

Processing. Please wait.
If your files are large, this could take some...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-18-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-WZUKcahn2OI/UZd2NyLJkNI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-WZUKcahn2OI/UZd2NyLJkNI/AAAAAAAAZiU/bxXY-q4WuLA/s640/_0019592.jpg

Love this shot Petronius.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-17-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Great capture Nelson!

Great capture Nelson!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-16-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
[/QUOTE] Eye rests while looking through latest...

[/QUOTE]
Eye rests while looking through latest posts. I'm starting to get used to IV but still don't understand some of it's features like what's the 35mm crop mode and is there any use for it...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-16-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Good call Robert. I imagine it would be quite...

Good call Robert. I imagine it would be quite heavy as a mask :-)
It's that type of longevity that keeps me eyeballing Leicas. Hmmm, someday....
Forum: RFF Polls 05-15-2013
Replies: 145
Views: 20,923
Posted By Chrisrw
Quantity of images=digital Quantity and quality...

Quantity of images=digital
Quantity and quality of time and passion involved =film
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-14-2013
Replies: 349
Views: 122,370
Posted By Chrisrw
A few shots with my 35/2.5 Color...

A few shots with my 35/2.5 Color Skopar

http://flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157633482671721/

You'll have to excuse my developing and scanning skills. Some in Diafine others is Caffenol....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-14-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
As promised. Or threatened. Guess what kind of...

As promised. Or threatened. Guess what kind of optics I'm wearing.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/45148/med_U45148I1362631802.SEQ.2.jpg...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-14-2013
Replies: 257
Views: 72,609
Posted By Chrisrw
Beautiful pics rwintle. Especially 1 & 5.

Beautiful pics rwintle. Especially 1 & 5.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-14-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks Robert. It's been fun so far. It is...

Thanks Robert. It's been fun so far. It is however difficult to use the screen in daylight. I am going to look into a viewfinder for it.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-13-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 12,302
Posted By Chrisrw
More Heliar 50/3.5 images please :-) My...

More Heliar 50/3.5 images please :-)
My photography and developing skills are in their infantile stages and I would love to see some more pictures taken with this jewel of a lens. I have one but I...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-13-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Chrisrw
What's your favorite settings for your GRD?

HI all,
I just received my new GRDIV and so far have been playing around with the settings and trying to customize the buttons. I must say I am impressed with the array of options I have for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-10-2013
Replies: 1,035
Views: 269,460
Posted By Chrisrw
Just opened my brand new GRD IV! (brand new from...

Just opened my brand new GRD IV! (brand new from Henry's @ $299.99 :-) )
debating whether I ought to get an OVF for it, but they're awfully expensive for the 28mm.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2013
Replies: 9,210
Views: 915,564
Posted By Chrisrw
Yellow filter and hood for my Jupiter 8. New...

Yellow filter and hood for my Jupiter 8.
New Ricoh GRD IV. Very excited.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-07-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Chrisrw
That's nice looking Kuvvy, thanks for the pic....

That's nice looking Kuvvy, thanks for the pic. I'll keep looking on the net to see what I find. Who knows, maybe I'll find a nice viewfinder with a Bessa attached to it :-)
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 05-06-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 5,658
Posted By Chrisrw
Rollei 35, Made in Germany was the first film...

Rollei 35, Made in Germany was the first film camera I ever bought just about 2 years ago. Probably the last one I would ever sell if I had to :-)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Chrisrw
Thank you. I've seen people use the voigtlander...

Thank you. I've seen people use the voigtlander ones on these as well. I was hoping to fine one a bit cheaper than half the price of the camera, but...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Chrisrw
Viewfinders for P&Ss

I am eagerly awaiting my new GRD IV and noticed that many people are using external viewfinders for their p&s cameras. I miss using one and was wondering if anyone here has recommendations for which...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-05-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Oops, I just bought a GRD IV from Henry's. Thanks...

Oops, I just bought a GRD IV from Henry's. Thanks Kedemas for the lead :-)
Anyone looking for a Nex3 body?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-04-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Uh oh, they have the GRD IV for $300 new. Are...

Uh oh, they have the GRD IV for $300 new. Are there a lot of shipping, taxes to the US?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-04-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks for the leads everyone. I feel a GAS...

Thanks for the leads everyone. I feel a GAS attack coming on :-)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-04-2013
Replies: 1,551
Views: 241,315
Posted By Chrisrw
That's it! I think my search is now over for a...

That's it! I think my search is now over for a compact point and shoot. These pics are phenomenal. I would love advice on a particular model that is recommended? I am looking for used if possible and...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-04-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,026
Posted By Chrisrw
Ricoh's seem to come up a lot in these...

Ricoh's seem to come up a lot in these discussions. Are there particular models that are recommended? And what kind of $ am I looking at for a good used one? KEH has a GRD IV now for $430. I'd love...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-04-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,026
Posted By Chrisrw
Although I have heard good things about the...

Although I have heard good things about the Sigma's on the Nex systems. (about the same $ as a used p&s. That may be a good advanced p&s set up too.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-04-2013
Replies: 62
Views: 5,026
Posted By Chrisrw
[quote=Franz Elmar;2118416]I think the iPhone is...

[quote=Franz Elmar;2118416]I think the iPhone is the best small digital camera ever.

I kinda miss my G12, but have enjoyed playing with the used Nex3 I traded it for with my CV lenses. Now I've...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2013
Replies: 3,801
Views: 319,150
Posted By Chrisrw
Sony Nex 3 with CV Color Skopar 35/2.5. A very...

Sony Nex 3 with CV Color Skopar 35/2.5. A very nice compact digital set up for me so far. Decided not to shoot film until I develop most of the two dozen rolls of I have piled up.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-11-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,117
Posted By Chrisrw
I used it when I first purchased my R2. Nice and...

I used it when I first purchased my R2. Nice and compact. I used the 50 frame lines which seemed to work well. I sold cause I had a hard time with the ergonomics of the focus tab. If I didn't...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-03-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Chrisrw
Nice scan. I just got a v500 too and it works...

Nice scan. I just got a v500 too and it works well. I've heard a lot of great things about them. Enjoy your shooting and scanning.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-08-2012
Replies: 576
Views: 145,446
Posted By Chrisrw
Wonderful shots everyone. I am SO glad I didn't...

Wonderful shots everyone. I am SO glad I didn't sell mine. Hopefully I'll get some shots on here soon.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-01-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 10,309
Posted By Chrisrw
Thank you all for the feedback. Since I am fairly...

Thank you all for the feedback. Since I am fairly new to film photography and can get carried away with all the different stuff out there, I may keep what I have, shoot as much as I can to get a...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-01-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 10,309
Posted By Chrisrw
I am also considering using my lenses on a...

I am also considering using my lenses on a digital 4/3 or Sony Nex in the near future if that makes a difference.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-01-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 10,309
Posted By Chrisrw
Cv 35/2.5 color skopar or 35/1.4 nokton

Having just received a beautiful yet slow heliar 50/3.5, I am debating trading in my 35/2.5 color skopar for a faster nokton 35/1.4 lens. Are there significant image quality differences between these...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 11-27-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chrisrw
Yeah , I typically don't like the look of the...

Yeah , I typically don't like the look of the Sony's, but there small size and large sensor is awfully attractive to me. I 'll leave it up to my Bessa R2 with my new to me Nickel Heliar 50/3.5 for...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 11-27-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks Iam. I've seen some Nex 3 bodys only. I...

Thanks Iam. I've seen some Nex 3 bodys only. I could probably get slightly more for my G12, which would help with an adapter. I like the bigger sensor on the Sony.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 11-27-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chrisrw
Recommendations for used M4/3 or Nex body

I've been pondering selling my G12 for a used interchangeable lens digital body. I very much want to start using my M/LTM lenses for digital. I've heard great things about the GF1 and just found out...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-26-2012
Replies: 2,992
Views: 1,791,444
Posted By Chrisrw
Since my weekend starts on today and I just...

Since my weekend starts on today and I just received my new to me Nickel Heliar 50/3.5 today and since it will be nice and sunny tomorrow, a stroll around Greenlake and a fresh roll of film...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-25-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 80,167
Posted By Chrisrw
I am due to get mine in the mail Monday...

I am due to get mine in the mail Monday afternoon. These pics are getting me real excited. The only problem is that now I also want the 50/2 :-)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-22-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 18,374
Posted By Chrisrw
The bokeh is gorgeous. It just dances of the...

The bokeh is gorgeous. It just dances of the image.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-22-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 18,374
Posted By Chrisrw
OK, this thread has me wanting a M4/3 now. I just...

OK, this thread has me wanting a M4/3 now. I just ordered a used Heliar 50/3.5 and why limit it to my Bessa R2? and my VC 35/2.5 and Jupiter 8 as well. This is great! Maybe I'll sell my G12 and get a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Chrisrw
Thanks Roland. The planars I've looked at seem...

Thanks Roland. The planars I've looked at seem great and good prices for used/mint. OTH I've found a Nokton 35/1.4 used and thought about getting rid of the Color Skopar for a faster night shooting...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Chrisrw
Thank you both your your input. After all is said...

Thank you both your your input. After all is said and done, I suppose it comes down to just getting one and using it for a while. I'll see what I can find.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-20-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Chrisrw
50mm for my Bessa R2?

Greetings All,

I am hankering for a new 50mm for my Bessa R2 set up. I currently have a Jupiter 8 ( which I think I need to adjust the focus of), but want something sharper and newer. I shoot...
Forum: Film vs Digital 11-08-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By Chrisrw
Beautiful shots!

Beautiful shots!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-20-2012
Replies: 262
Views: 30,712
Posted By Chrisrw
Bessa R2/ CV Color-Skopar 35/2.5

Bessa R2/ CV Color-Skopar 35/2.5
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-09-2012
Replies: 79
Views: 11,980
Posted By Chrisrw
Seakayaker1, Which lab in Seattle is closing in...

Seakayaker1,
Which lab in Seattle is closing in November?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-07-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 7,771
Posted By Chrisrw
I concur with the Canonet. It was my first RF and...

I concur with the Canonet. It was my first RF and takes great shots. There's also some used Bessas for sale in the $3-400 range. Check Keh Cameras.
Have fun. The XA would also be great too.
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