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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2019
Replies: 398
Views: 65,267
Posted By shortstop
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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-03-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 4,638
Posted By shortstop
I use a Laborator 1000 (max format 10x12 cm) with...

I use a Laborator 1000 (max format 10x12 cm) with Ilford Multigrade system. I've paid €450 and I'm very satisfied.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-11-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 22,416
Posted By shortstop
There was a time when I squeeged. Now no more....

There was a time when I squeeged. Now no more. Few photoflo drops and demineralized water and I have a perfect negative.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 8,659
Posted By shortstop
Leica MP 28 Color skopar 35 summilux 50 summicron

Leica MP
28 Color skopar
35 summilux
50 summicron
Forum: RFF Polls 03-11-2015
Replies: 395
Views: 74,190
Posted By shortstop
MP 0.58 silver.

MP 0.58 silver.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-13-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 4,413
Posted By shortstop
I like square format and never crop. 75 mm planar...

I like square format and never crop. 75 mm planar of my rolleiflex is a bit wide angle and, if I'd crop a part of the image would be lost.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-11-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,675
Posted By shortstop
Never heard. I've got one Rollei infrarot filter...

Never heard. I've got one Rollei infrarot filter not yet used. Thanks for the information. Unbelievable Rollei!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-10-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 7,358
Posted By shortstop
I'm happy with my Durst Laborator 1000 and Ilford...

I'm happy with my Durst Laborator 1000 and Ilford Multigrade head.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-10-2015
Replies: 85
Views: 9,500
Posted By shortstop
Rolleiflexes have not only an excellent...

Rolleiflexes have not only an excellent mechanics, but also a great number of accessories, that work without pain. Lenshood and filters for example have a bayonet system that my MF folding cameras...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-05-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By shortstop
congratulations! what to say to your wife? Is she...

congratulations! what to say to your wife? Is she jealous of a camera? indeed should ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-02-2015
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,243
Posted By shortstop
Is the 505 back a polaroid back? If yes, how did...

Is the 505 back a polaroid back? If yes, how did you adapt to the fuji instant?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-27-2015
Replies: 930
Views: 225,101
Posted By shortstop
Nice the coupling of mirror's circle and the...

Nice the coupling of mirror's circle and the arches.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 01-23-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,353
Posted By shortstop
I have a Perkeo II with Color Skopar. A tiny...

I have a Perkeo II with Color Skopar. A tiny wonderful 6x6 I used only with BW. I'm tempted trying also colour negatives.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-29-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 9,530
Posted By shortstop
I think Leica strength is in its lenses. My first...

I think Leica strength is in its lenses. My first choice would be an M3 with 50 Summicron.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-29-2014
Replies: 943
Views: 190,033
Posted By shortstop
Here are at better resolution 101120 101121

Here are at better resolution


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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-28-2014
Replies: 943
Views: 190,033
Posted By shortstop
4x5". Tomorrow I'll try to take a decent shot of...

4x5". Tomorrow I'll try to take a decent shot of the prints with my iphone. Obviously original 50x60 cm prints from large format negative are absolutely astonoshing. As you surely know, can see the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-28-2014
Replies: 943
Views: 190,033
Posted By shortstop
Sorry, the scanner glass is an A4 and I don't...

Sorry,
the scanner glass is an A4 and I don't have photoshop:)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-27-2014
Replies: 943
Views: 190,033
Posted By shortstop
I cannot scan the prints, because they are 50x60...

I cannot scan the prints, because they are 50x60 cm.
The subjects are interiors of a big mill builded around 1934. The camera is a Linhof Technika and the lens used is a 150 apo-sironar.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-27-2014
Replies: 930
Views: 225,101
Posted By shortstop
Wow! I have a Duaflex IV in truly mint condition...

Wow! I have a Duaflex IV in truly mint condition I never used. The photo seems taken with an orange filter, but obviously it's not so, because Kodak Duaflex cannot mount filters. Any explanation? May...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-27-2014
Replies: 943
Views: 190,033
Posted By shortstop
Here is my latest darkroom work. 101113 101114

Here is my latest darkroom work.

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Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-23-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,784
Posted By shortstop
A, soon after b. Most often, although I try to...

A, soon after b. Most often, although I try to unferstand the technical parameters, I don't reach a complete explanation. Often the secret of a very good shot is the "shadow work" done in darkroom by...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-18-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 13,889
Posted By shortstop
I've Leica rf and Nikon slr. I've always thought...

I've Leica rf and Nikon slr. I've always thought that Leicas are best rf and Nikon best slr. They are two different system for different use. Street photography for example is better done with rf,...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 12-16-2014
Replies: 1,159
Views: 416,200
Posted By shortstop
I love industrial architecture and particularly...

I love industrial architecture and particularly of old abandoned structures. Like particularly shot #8 and the choice of putting the shadow in zone VI so that the shadow is the principal subject of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2014
Replies: 330
Views: 50,065
Posted By shortstop
This Six 20 was made in 1934 101002

This Six 20 was made in 1934

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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,552
Posted By shortstop
is not a question relating to the topic of the...

is not a question relating to the topic of the thread, but anyone knows the development time of panf+ in hc110 dil B? I've tried the time from massive development chart (4 min) and the negative was...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-02-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 6,653
Posted By shortstop
I have a Summicron 50 and it isn't the sharpness...

I have a Summicron 50 and it isn't the sharpness or the resolution that make it a unique lens, but the magic rendition of the image. Never change with another 50 mm lens. It's superior.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-29-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By shortstop
Anyone has experience with PanF and HC110 dil B?...

Anyone has experience with PanF and HC110 dil B? Which time?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-28-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By shortstop
May be the indications of massive development...

May be the indications of massive development chart are wrong.
HC110 dil B: 4 min at 20 degrees: my results are negative with no shadows details; don't know if underexposed or underdeveloped.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-28-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By shortstop
Is it PanF a 50ISO?

Hi all,
It seems PanF is rather a 25 or less? Anyone experience?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-28-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By shortstop
The clouds are very important in these shots....

The clouds are very important in these shots. Congratulations!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-28-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,418
Posted By shortstop
I have a silver MP 0,58. Does anyone knows how...

I have a silver MP 0,58. Does anyone knows how rare it is (although I choose it not for rarity, but because I use wide angle)?
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-26-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,546
Posted By shortstop
I've only the Weltur. Surely in Bessa you'll find...

I've only the Weltur.
Surely in Bessa you'll find a better viewfinder, greater resolution mainly with colour and a faster camera. But on the other hand you'll lose the sturdiness of weltur and the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-24-2014
Replies: 1,159
Views: 416,200
Posted By shortstop
Welta Weltur 6x9; kodak 400 iso 100910 100911

Welta Weltur 6x9; kodak 400 iso

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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-23-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By shortstop
You're right +3 stop is x8 correction. I did +2...

You're right +3 stop is x8 correction. I did +2 stop compensation and was insufficient so I'll do a +3 (x8) compensation from now on.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-23-2014
Replies: 943
Views: 190,033
Posted By shortstop
100898 This shot has been done with a Welta...

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This shot has been done with a Welta Weltur with a Xenar 105 3,8. Also here the print has been photographed with my iPhone.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-23-2014
Replies: 943
Views: 190,033
Posted By shortstop
100897 This has been done with a Perkeo II with...

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This has been done with a Perkeo II with Color Skopar. The image has low quality because the print has been photographed wit iPhone.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-22-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By shortstop
I decided to correct exposure by a 6x factor,...

I decided to correct exposure by a 6x factor, that is three stops more. The filter reports engraved 1,5...3. I'll do a +3 correction.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-22-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By shortstop
Orange filter on Rolleiflex

Hi,
how many diaphragm you add when shooting with orange filter. My experience tell me tha two are insufficient
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,388
Posted By shortstop
I agree with you. I see this 3d/round effect at a...

I agree with you. I see this 3d/round effect at a maximum grade in summicron 50. Less in rolleiflex planar 3,5, but here the result is "magic"; beside the 3d effect see the extreme sharpness typical...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,388
Posted By shortstop
You are a genius! Excellent explanation. I did...

You are a genius! Excellent explanation. I did the right choice in buying the model with fresnel lens. I assure that watching on this screen without enlarging lens is pure pleasure!
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,388
Posted By shortstop
When I see the maxwell screen of my rolleiflex...

When I see the maxwell screen of my rolleiflex without enlarging lens with both opened eyes the image is stereoscopic. Assure it's not an illusion. Also having both opened eyes the lens remains one....
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-11-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 8,745
Posted By shortstop
Hi Fernando, I'm italian too and for the reasons...

Hi Fernando,
I'm italian too and for the reasons (spedition costs, taxes, time,etc) you explained didn't buy until now from Certo6. I'm tempted anyway. Your Record is simply wonderful. My 6x9 is a...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-05-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 10,796
Posted By shortstop
Don't think your viewfinder has been replaced....

Don't think your viewfinder has been replaced. Also the 4,5x6 viewfinder of my Weltur is very narrow. I've never shot in 4,5x6, because the beauty of 6x9 is the large negative, that enlarge...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-04-2014
Replies: 1,179
Views: 447,533
Posted By shortstop
May be it's the Welta world. I've a Weltur 6x9...

May be it's the Welta world. I've a Weltur 6x9 and build quality is superior to Super Ikontas.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,902
Posted By shortstop
May be Italy is the most beautiful country (I'm...

May be Italy is the most beautiful country (I'm italian😉); Tuscany is certainly the most beautiful italian region and Siena's land is the most beautiful in Tuscany. These landscapes are what you see...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-03-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 4,428
Posted By shortstop
100$? Kodak Retina IIIC you can find at 150$,...

100$? Kodak Retina IIIC you can find at 150$, wonderful lens, very good meter. Be sure the viewfinder is transparent! Often they are dim.
If you want a RF with changing lenses the cost rises too...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-03-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,805
Posted By shortstop
The "V" is a focusing aid; you turn the gray knob...

The "V" is a focusing aid; you turn the gray knob that controls the green/red filter afrer advancing the negative carrier until the V is above the optics. On the table you'll see a splitted green/red...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2014
Replies: 244
Views: 12,293
Posted By shortstop
Rolleiflex 3,5F Planar for MF; MP 0,58 with...

Rolleiflex 3,5F Planar for MF; MP 0,58 with Summicron 50 for 135.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-29-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,295
Posted By shortstop
excellent method also yours, but mine is more...

excellent method also yours, but mine is more expeditious. you do not need a pen, tape and even the scissors. the cardboard box can be ripped with sufficient accuracy by hand. and then the result is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-28-2014
Replies: 147
Views: 35,007
Posted By shortstop
It seems dangerous for the film and can hang up...

It seems dangerous for the film and can hang up only one film.
The only advice can give is using demineralized water and 3-4 drops every half liter, no more, of wetting agent without sqeezing (other...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-28-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,295
Posted By shortstop
The name on the film box in the accessory shoe...

The name on the film box in the accessory shoe isn't good?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-28-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 5,882
Posted By shortstop
I think a pure digital forum cannot exist because...

I think a pure digital forum cannot exist because digital photography can not be separated from photography to film from which it derives. often then digital photography seeks to achieve similar...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-27-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 4,988
Posted By shortstop
I forgot: the same method I use for contact sheet...

I forgot: the same method I use for contact sheet of 4x5 (two shots per row). I didn't know the Print File proofer. Seems well made. The description in photoimpex.de says no rails, so can be used...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-27-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 10,796
Posted By shortstop
you're a pioneer. congratulations! many owners...

you're a pioneer. congratulations! many owners Welta Weltur 6x9 will thank you. I'm glad I helped you.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-27-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 4,988
Posted By shortstop
Magnetic strips: Columbus egg!

Magnetic strips: Columbus egg!
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-27-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 4,988
Posted By shortstop
Paterson contact sheet printer isn't easy to use...

Paterson contact sheet printer isn't easy to use and progressive number are partially obscured. Much better Print File with 7 row. Every row contains 6 shots. A 3 mm glass to press Print File holder...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-27-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 29,207
Posted By shortstop
May be it's too big?

May be it's too big?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-27-2014
Replies: 5,574
Views: 956,919
Posted By shortstop
Wow. A suprerwonderful camera.

Wow. A suprerwonderful camera.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 3,317
Posted By shortstop
I'm a 135 (MP in RF and FM3a in SLR) 120 (6x6...

I'm a 135 (MP in RF and FM3a in SLR) 120 (6x6 Rolleiflex and various foldings and 6x9 Welta Weltur), and 4x5 (Technika) guy.
I also have a darkroom, but the time is so scarce.
Many negatives remain...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 3,317
Posted By shortstop
What kind of development is this? Never heard....

What kind of development is this? Never heard. Can you explain?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-25-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 11,971
Posted By shortstop
It's a strange method of focusing. You focus in a...

It's a strange method of focusing. You focus in a corner a selected zone that is in another place of the viewfinder. Diplopy is a risk.😉 may be the practise will help.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-25-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 10,796
Posted By shortstop
Some photos of the 6x4,5 mask 100516 100517

Some photos of the 6x4,5 mask

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-24-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,406
Posted By shortstop
Leica 0,58. But 28mm frame is easy to see...

Leica 0,58. But 28mm frame is easy to see completely only not wearing glasses. Ideal also with glasses 35mm frame. 50mm frame a bit small, but Leica MP viewfinder is excellent and you have the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-23-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 4,420
Posted By shortstop
Rolleiflex has removable back. Also the aesthrtic...

Rolleiflex has removable back. Also the aesthrtic result would be nice. The only problem...digital back price... But think shooting with a Planar in low light with no rumor.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-23-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 4,420
Posted By shortstop
What about a Rolleiflex conversion?😉

What about a Rolleiflex conversion?😉
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-23-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 5,008
Posted By shortstop
good news. Once I used the rotation; because my...

good news. Once I used the rotation; because my tank paterson leak, I could return to the rotation. Cleaner work
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-23-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 5,008
Posted By shortstop
Nice link, but disagree steps #5, 15 and 16 (hair...

Nice link, but disagree steps #5, 15 and 16 (hair dryier aaaarrrgh!).

I prefer this
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Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-23-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 5,008
Posted By shortstop
I use inversion with this model if tank and it...

I use inversion with this model if tank and it leaks, so use gloves


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May be this other model I don't have has used by somebody of you that don't report any leakage.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-22-2014
Replies: 147
Views: 35,007
Posted By shortstop
I imagine how hang uo diagonally a 4x5, but a...

I imagine how hang uo diagonally a 4x5, but a roll film?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-20-2014
Replies: 176
Views: 24,092
Posted By shortstop
I like Leica sells another film mechanical...

I like Leica sells another film mechanical camera. It's an important message. It's true an M3 or M2 are cheaper, but this is due to the excellent quality of Leica production. Think would be...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-19-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 7,959
Posted By shortstop
A third answer could be: both of them, but...

A third answer could be: both of them, but doesn't exist in the poll so I vote amateur.
Who loves photography and like sharing this passion with others is an amateur, also if pro.
Thanks to our pro...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-19-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,610
Posted By shortstop
Hi ko.Fe., I've never used a scanner, but I,m...

Hi ko.Fe.,
I've never used a scanner, but I,m interested in buying one. Watching your scans I see the photo are less sharp than wet printing. Is this due to the scanner you use or this is more or...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-19-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,833
Posted By shortstop
Here the procedure and why he follow this...

Here the procedure and why he follow this procedure now. (The text is in italian, but think comprehensible with the aid of google translator).
http://www.fotopadova.org/post/74722319257
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-18-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,833
Posted By shortstop
I saw "Genesis" here in Rome. Wonderful photos,...

I saw "Genesis" here in Rome. Wonderful photos, bue I prefer the Salgado of sone years ago.
About the process used by him for the photos of Genesis, can say he shot in digital adding the TriX grain i...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-18-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 18,211
Posted By shortstop
I like shot #2. Great graphism.

I like shot #2. Great graphism.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-18-2014
Replies: 464
Views: 95,699
Posted By shortstop
I like this photo

I like this photo
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-17-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By shortstop
I had a Nikon F and I liked it, because was very...

I had a Nikon F and I liked it, because was very important to see exactly the same image of the negative: 100% and no parallax. Now that I have a Rolleiflex can say that composing iis not only...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-17-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By shortstop
May be my primitive english has not been...

May be my primitive english has not been sufficient. I'll try again.
In a Rolleiflex you have a ground glass that makes possible to imagine better the final result on the negative. You can compose...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-17-2014
Replies: 582
Views: 66,191
Posted By shortstop
Tele Xenar 360/5,5 with caps, shutter, Linhof...

Tele Xenar 360/5,5 with caps, shutter, Linhof Technika lensboard: 100€ from newoldcamera, Milan.

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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-17-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 8,011
Posted By shortstop
Who knows the price?

Who knows the price?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-16-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By shortstop
Not only the square but also an accurate framing...

Not only the square but also an accurate framing that only a ground glass permits. This is the result I think of a good photographer with the right camera.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-16-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By shortstop
Thanks for exposure suggestions. They are simple...

Thanks for exposure suggestions. They are simple and great. I'm only an amateur and do few shots, but develop and print when have time by myself. Used several developers, but my preferred was Rodinal...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-16-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By shortstop
I like TMY. Abandoned HP5 and Tri-X and now only...

I like TMY. Abandoned HP5 and Tri-X and now only TMY in 6x6 for me. This film exalts Planar plasticity.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-16-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By shortstop
Always nice photos from you and ... from your...

Always nice photos from you and ... from your Rolleiflex!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-16-2014
Replies: 176
Views: 24,092
Posted By shortstop
I have an MP 0.58 chrome. I like more chrome than...

I have an MP 0.58 chrome. I like more chrome than black, but black paint is fascinating, because it wears and underliyng brass can be seen. Don't understand why M-A is only black chrome. Why Leica?
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 09-16-2014
Replies: 122
Views: 23,076
Posted By shortstop
Too heavy and too big for a RF in my opinion....

Too heavy and too big for a RF in my opinion. Preasph 35 summilux is the right lens aleays in my opinion.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2014
Replies: 677
Views: 50,443
Posted By shortstop
"In the beginning there was silver, and it was...

"In the beginning there was silver, and it was good..."
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2014
Replies: 677
Views: 50,443
Posted By shortstop
After developing two 135 rolls completely...

After developing two 135 rolls completely transparent. "Didn't you know that when Ilfosol3 losses the colour means is no more active?"
Aaargh
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2014
Replies: 677
Views: 50,443
Posted By shortstop
Agree. Hate this terminology. Film exists far...

Agree. Hate this terminology. Film exists far before digital, therefore its name is film or film photography or simply photography. Doesn't a contrapposition to anything else.
French call argentique...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 09-13-2014
Replies: 190
Views: 28,691
Posted By shortstop
And on a Rolleiflex? The back is removable....

And on a Rolleiflex? The back is removable. Certainly at the moment a sensor of 56x56 mm would be a bit expensive. In the meanwhile who has a Rolleiflex can continue to use film and not sell his...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-13-2014
Replies: 3,035
Views: 735,038
Posted By shortstop
Hi Mlehrman, I lke the first shot. Did you...

Hi Mlehrman,
I lke the first shot. Did you retouch with Photoshop or in darkroom?
Any other technical data?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-13-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By shortstop
I've changed the rule of 16 in rule of 11. And,...

I've changed the rule of 16 in rule of 11. And, as you see in the photo, I'm not the only one.

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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,865
Posted By shortstop
I think a brand as Nikon has a mission and what...

I think a brand as Nikon has a mission and what earns with other camera models (digital) can compensate for the economic losses of the production of FM3a. the company's image would gain indirectly...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,865
Posted By shortstop
Leica continue to produce although in limited...

Leica continue to produce although in limited quantities MP and M7; Nikon should reintroduce FM3a or at least FM2new. FM10 isn't a good camera also if cheap.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-12-2014
Replies: 930
Views: 225,101
Posted By shortstop
There is an equilibrium in shot #2...

There is an equilibrium in shot #2...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-11-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By shortstop
I remember a movie:"Smoke" with Harvey Keitel. He...

I remember a movie:"Smoke" with Harvey Keitel. He took every morning a photo of the corner where he had a tobacco shop. The camera was a Canon AE1 he found/stole casually.
Nice movie.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-10-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,690
Posted By shortstop
From Ilford. Prices are cheaper than whitewall....

From Ilford. Prices are cheaper than whitewall. Is there anybquality difference?
http://www.ilfordlab.com/images/PDF/WEB%20REPRINT.pdf
Forum: Large Format Film RF 09-10-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,684
Posted By shortstop
Nothing new. My Instax 100 gives images 62x100 mm...

Nothing new. My Instax 100 gives images 62x100 mm without considering the white border.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-10-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,690
Posted By shortstop
Well, printing by myself is much cheaper. I...

Well, printing by myself is much cheaper. I didn't understand what exactly means LightJet; it is the same technology of Durst Lambda?
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-10-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,690
Posted By shortstop
I've seen prices; examples: FB paper: 10x10 cm =...

I've seen prices; examples:
FB paper:
10x10 cm = 9,90€
20x30 cm = 27,95
30x40 cm = 36,95
...
Too expensive. Isn't it?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-10-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 19,770
Posted By shortstop
Don't worry. I have a 3,5f Planar and the...

Don't worry. I have a 3,5f Planar and the combination lens/MF makes a super wonderful camera with "magic" results as said by Roger Hicks. Incredible results for a camera born in '30 years! The desert...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By shortstop
What does it mean R.O.?

What does it mean R.O.?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,509
Posted By shortstop
I began to use distilled water in the late...

I began to use distilled water in the late washing for film. It wasn't sufficuent. Now all my chemical solution are made with it. For paper only the last washing (with wetting agent).
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-09-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,690
Posted By shortstop
If you want a true BW print must have it on true...

If you want a true BW print must have it on true BW paper. Forget colur paper. Where do you live. Here in Europe we have Ilford as I said in a previous post, but think Ilford gives the same service...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-09-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,218
Posted By shortstop
Hi Godfrey, I have a Color Skopar 28, that use...

Hi Godfrey,
I have a Color Skopar 28, that use rarely, because on my MP is almost always the fantastic Summicron 50. I used other CV wide angle of friends of mine (15, 21, 25). Too short focal...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-08-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,080
Posted By shortstop
If you wants really be unnoticed change...

If you wants really be unnoticed change viewfinder and don't point with your eye the subject. But this means use a TLR. To me, if you point a person doesn't matter if your tools are chromed or black....
Forum: Nikon RF 09-08-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 22,480
Posted By shortstop
This is a nice photo!

This is a nice photo!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 09-07-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 3,333
Posted By shortstop
Hi, Nokton 48, I have tried my Imagon on Linhof...

Hi, Nokton 48,
I have tried my Imagon on Linhof Tecnika 4x5 without disc in a landscape shot. The result wasn't good. May be it is due to the fact that planes anterior and posterior to the focused...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-07-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,173
Posted By shortstop
I think 28 and 50 combo or 35/40 alone is good....

I think 28 and 50 combo or 35/40 alone is good. But sometimes a 90 may be useful.
For my Leica I have a 28 Color Skopar and a 50 Summicron at the moment. Should I buy an Elmar 90/4?😏
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 09-07-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,690
Posted By shortstop
It sounds strange. Lambda is made to print in...

It sounds strange. Lambda is made to print in true BW paper. Any color minilab could print your BW file on a color paper. In UK (also overseas) Ilford prints from negatives or from files on true BW...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,785
Posted By shortstop
A problem is cover the light of the music device....

A problem is cover the light of the music device. Absolutely no electronic device on, when charging the tank! Also the small light of an air conditione may be harmuful. All off, only me, the film and...
Forum: RFF Polls 09-06-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 14,825
Posted By shortstop
I vote MP, that have chrome (0.58).If Lenses are...

I vote MP, that have chrome (0.58).If Lenses are the first thing in Leica system, VF is the first thing in a Leica body, so my choice has been and is MP. Now that I have a camera with wide angle...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,103
Posted By shortstop
I have an MP, but think that an M2 is the same...

I have an MP, but think that an M2 is the same thing without meter and you say don't need it. Go and buy it!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 7,833
Posted By shortstop
😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,785
Posted By shortstop
The Who: Quadrophenia and other progressive rock...

The Who: Quadrophenia and other progressive rock bands. Beethoven...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 7,833
Posted By shortstop
You are an evil genius😎

You are an evil genius😎
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-05-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 5,116
Posted By shortstop
Have you taken in consideration Plaubel Makina...

Have you taken in consideration Plaubel Makina 6x7? The only defect: it's not 6x9
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-05-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 7,833
Posted By shortstop
While I was taking photos with my...

While I was taking photos with my Rolleiflex:
1.
Q: What is this?
A: A camera.
Q: can I see the photo?
A: not now, after development
Q: Why?

2.
While a kid was watching with the Maxwell screen with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-04-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,834
Posted By shortstop
Photo #5 is similar to a photo of Walker Evans!...

Photo #5 is similar to a photo of Walker Evans! Familiar shots belongs in my opinion to the most important genre of photography.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,303
Posted By shortstop
Agree with you. But I think that Rowghani wishes...

Agree with you. But I think that Rowghani wishes try CL both because wants a meter in his camera both because CL costs less. Agree also that in one month he will want a true Leica. But he has to...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,303
Posted By shortstop
Vote for M3, but if you want a cheaper camera, CL...

Vote for M3, but if you want a cheaper camera, CL is good. The camera of my friend works 100% (lightmeter included); viewfinder is ok also for 50 mm, but ergonomically the best combo is with 40...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,303
Posted By shortstop
A friend of mine bought a CL with 40 and 90. 40...

A friend of mine bought a CL with 40 and 90. 40 Summicron is wonderful! But now ge's tired of this small beautiful Leica and is looking for an M6 (he absolutely wants lightmeter). I answered you?
An...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 3,303
Posted By shortstop
If you can buy a ZI can buy a Leica M6. The...

If you can buy a ZI can buy a Leica M6. The latter is a classic totally mechanical camera and never get tired of it. If you can avoid lightmeter (and you can if you want) cheaper than M6, but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,380
Posted By shortstop
Depth of focus is the same concept of depth of...

Depth of focus is the same concept of depth of field but recoprocally, i.e. on the side of the plane of focus.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,380
Posted By shortstop
What diaphragm did you use? The "R" of Flyer is...

What diaphragm did you use? The "R" of Flyer is slightly out of focus, but in a plane anterior to the plane of the"a" of Radio. Indeed the view is slightly from above. With an open diaphragm the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-02-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 10,352
Posted By shortstop
Agree, it's incredible how small is. You have a...

Agree, it's incredible how small is. You have a 6x6 in a pocket. The lens is sharp and last but not the least, is very cool. I've seen it in a TV advertising here in Italy in the hands of a boy.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-02-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,380
Posted By shortstop
Are the differences of the whole film? If yes,...

Are the differences of the whole film? If yes, probably you inadvertently change some development parameter (time, agitation, temperature).
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 19,770
Posted By shortstop
I'm not Arbus or Avedon, so I'm happy with my...

I'm not Arbus or Avedon, so I'm happy with my unique 3,5F😃😃😃, that cuddle with Maxwell screen, prism, lensshade, filters, rolleinars and other accessories. Ah, the Rolleiworld.
This camera wonders...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 19,770
Posted By shortstop
I don't thiink is what you want to see, but is...

I don't thiink is what you want to see, but is real. And, given the similar optical scheme, probably the Xenotar is magic too.
Also my Summicron 50 gives images with a sense of roundness, but in a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 19,770
Posted By shortstop
NY_Dan, I'm an amateur not a pro and have not...

NY_Dan,
I'm an amateur not a pro and have not much time to shoot, develop and print, but I understand very well when you say the ground glass is essential; indeed I have also a 4x5 Technika. Bought a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 19,770
Posted By shortstop
Understood. Sometime I suffer of Old Standard...

Understood.
Sometime I suffer of Old Standard GAS, and Rolleicord, and 2,8F (Xenotar, I have yet a 3,5 Planar), and...
But must resist. And I like having only one Rolleiflex (the one I judged the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 19,770
Posted By shortstop
Hi NY_Dan, Why two? Cheers

Hi NY_Dan,
Why two?
Cheers
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 19,770
Posted By shortstop
I have a 3,5F Planar and know what beatiful...

I have a 3,5F Planar and know what beatiful images gives. I don't exactly explain, but it seems to me that beside the sharpness tipical of Zeiss images This lens gives also a unique roundness and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 19,770
Posted By shortstop
I have aRolleiflex 3,5 Planar and didn't know...

I have aRolleiflex 3,5 Planar and didn't know about the differences with Hassy Planar. I'm happy mine is better. What are differencies? A question: how many blades has Hassy Planar? My rollei Planar...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-02-2014
Replies: 94
Views: 19,770
Posted By shortstop
I have a Rolleiflex 3,5 Planar. I know there are...

I have a Rolleiflex 3,5 Planar. I know there are no differencies between Xenotar and Planar. If in your mind your Rolleiflex had to be with Planar, don't ask a partial refund, but restitution. The...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-01-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 930
Posted By shortstop
Is your (and my...) 3,5F the best camera? Surely...

Is your (and my...) 3,5F the best camera? Surely in MF. The combo Rolleiflex/120 film is to me the one I'd take in a desert island, if I should take with me only one camera.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-30-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 6,191
Posted By shortstop
If Zeiss has to be, I vote Ikonta 524/2 (also...

If Zeiss has to be, I vote Ikonta 524/2 (also named Mess Ikonta).
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 08-30-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 3,750
Posted By shortstop
I prefer to cut negatives still hanging soon...

I prefer to cut negatives still hanging soon after drying to avoid contact with dust on a table. A witish ground is sufficient. Then i do a small cut at the corbers of every strip to facilitate the...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-29-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 6,191
Posted By shortstop
6x6 is different from 6x4,5 only if you print the...

6x6 is different from 6x4,5 only if you print the entire square negative; this is what I do.
If you like square format buy a Rolleiflex. They are a pleasure to use and there are so many useful...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-29-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 12,899
Posted By shortstop
Good choice. Agree with you that unit focusing...

Good choice. Agree with you that unit focusing (and coupled RF) is better in critical focusing at short distances. I experimented this with my Super Isolette and focus at 1 meter is perfect also at...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-28-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 12,899
Posted By shortstop
200MB is however much more than 24MB of a digital...

200MB is however much more than 24MB of a digital sensor.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-28-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By shortstop
Contact sheets would be necessary to keep a well...

Contact sheets would be necessary to keep a well organized archive and are very helpful in printing. Unfortunately I'm lazy and not all my rolls have a corresponding contact sheet.
The other aspect...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-28-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 12,899
Posted By shortstop
Unbelievable result! I'd be curious to see the...

Unbelievable result! I'd be curious to see the 690 megabite file. Truly a 6x9 gives such a file?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-28-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 4,749
Posted By shortstop
HP5 has been my most frequently used film. I had...

HP5 has been my most frequently used film. I had prejudice about TMY, but I tried some time ago and now is my preferred 400 Iso.
I used also TriX (the myth), but HP5 is better to me.
Also Ilfordlab...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-27-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By shortstop
The body is in bad condition. M3 is to me a...

The body is in bad condition. M3 is to me a wonderful camera and you can buy one in excellent condition at that price. Don't buy this item!😎
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-27-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 12,899
Posted By shortstop
Hi Solinar, you are surely a Solinar fan😏. I have...

Hi Solinar,
you are surely a Solinar fan😏. I have a Super Isolette 6x6 and wondered shots taken with Solinar at full aperture. The RF is very accurate too.
6x9 is also a nice format for contact...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-27-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 12,899
Posted By shortstop
Agfa Record III is a nice camera with an...

Agfa Record III is a nice camera with an excellent lens (Solinar); I like the items of Jürgen Kreckel (Certo 6) with coloured bellows. Super Ikonta IV is sturdier. A folding 6x9 is always a slow...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-26-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 12,899
Posted By shortstop
You are right, I was wrong. They are coupled, but...

You are right, I was wrong. They are coupled, but in Bessa II and in Welta Weltur the RF is in the VF. A big difference. The same difference between screw mount and M Leicas.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-26-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 12,899
Posted By shortstop
Also my Weltur is left handed shooter; I'm left...

Also my Weltur is left handed shooter; I'm left handed, but my other cameras have release shutter on the right and this has never been a problem. Between Bessa II and Bessa RF I prefer the last...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-26-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 12,899
Posted By shortstop
I have a Welta Weltur 6x9. It's rare. Mounted...

I have a Welta Weltur 6x9. It's rare. Mounted lens is a Schneider Xenar 105/3,8 uncoated.
I (obviously) prefer Weltur, but between Bessa and Super Ikonta, Bessa is easier to use.

100291
Forum: RFF Polls 08-24-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 8,289
Posted By shortstop
From 2013. I'm registered in other forums, but...

From 2013. I'm registered in other forums, but this is what I consider the forum I feel better and the better forum.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,080
Posted By shortstop
People notice you from your body language. Black...

People notice you from your body language. Black or chrome doesn't matter. The dimension I think aren't important too. If someone points me with a black small compact camera, my spontaneous reaction...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-23-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 3,200
Posted By shortstop
I have an iphone 4s. is my only digital camera....

I have an iphone 4s. is my only digital camera. it works great and always. I saw the pictures taken with android samsung and I do not like the colors and white. I do not see a difference with the 5s...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-21-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,908
Posted By shortstop
I've tried CN film both with colour paper both...

I've tried CN film both with colour paper both with BW paper. Better with BW, but true BW films are another thing. then I will not miss it.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 6,579
Posted By shortstop
To me M3 is better than 2 or 4. Personal opinion.

To me M3 is better than 2 or 4. Personal opinion.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 08-21-2014
Replies: 388
Views: 155,448
Posted By shortstop
beautiful photos. Paul Strand style. these people...

beautiful photos. Paul Strand style. these people are the Basques?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-20-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,790
Posted By shortstop
I think it's too high a price and that is not...

I think it's too high a price and that is not worth it. better to spend a little 'more and buy a M8.2. Or not?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-20-2014
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,241
Posted By shortstop
this meter seems to be alive and thinking. A sort...

this meter seems to be alive and thinking. A sort of ET landed on grass
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-20-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,790
Posted By shortstop
what is the price of a used Epson RD-1(s)? worth...

what is the price of a used Epson RD-1(s)? worth buying it?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-20-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 4,065
Posted By shortstop
I have a 90 degree old heavy prism. Prism,...

I have a 90 degree old heavy prism. Prism, leather case, Rolleifix and pistol grip all in perfect condition: 100€. It's very useful in portraits with Rolleinar 1.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-20-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 4,065
Posted By shortstop
The same for me. Rolleiprism-Maxwell screen (mine...

The same for me. Rolleiprism-Maxwell screen (mine has microprism, split image and Fresnel lens) is an unbelievable combo. Very easy focusing and very bright screen also the corners. I have a 3,5F....
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 08-17-2014
Replies: 92
Views: 15,558
Posted By shortstop
Does anyone use iZoner?

Does anyone use iZoner?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-16-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,982
Posted By shortstop
Every Rolleiflex is a great camera.

Every Rolleiflex is a great camera.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-16-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 5,156
Posted By shortstop
Rolleiflex.

Rolleiflex.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-16-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,982
Posted By shortstop
The forum has several new Rolleiflex owners. You ...

The forum has several new Rolleiflex owners. You did a very good choice. Enjoy
Forum: Travel 08-16-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,248
Posted By shortstop
I think that architecture photos without...

I think that architecture photos without converging lines require shifting lens. Also a very wide angle, if allows avoiding converging lines, is not useful because it takes also too much foreground...
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-15-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By shortstop
Many BW italian neorealism age movies were on...

Many BW italian neorealism age movies were on Ferrania Film
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-15-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 86,928
Posted By shortstop
thanks for the advice and for examples. I just...

thanks for the advice and for examples. I just saw on amazon.it: V750: € 782 !!! I would like to buy a Summilux 35 preasph before. I believe that the scanner can wait.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-15-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 86,928
Posted By shortstop
thanks for the advice and for examples. I just...

thanks for the advice and for examples. I just saw on amazon.it: V750: € 782 !!! I would like to buy a Summilux 35 preasph before. I believe that the scanner can wait.
Forum: Film vs Digital 08-14-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By shortstop
proud to be Italian. I hope it will also produce...

proud to be Italian. I hope it will also produce BW film and ... photo paper!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-14-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 86,928
Posted By shortstop
I think you are right. Participate with some of...

I think you are right.
Participate with some of my photos would be nice. I use 135, 120 and 4x5. Epson V750 should be the right choice, but what about its performance with 135? And it costs...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-14-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 86,928
Posted By shortstop
I don't know which scanner is the right choice....

I don't know which scanner is the right choice. Too much confusion. print the film still seems to me the easiest thing. Therefore vote wet printI
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-13-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,212
Posted By shortstop
Thanks Nobbylon. The BP you sell is wonderful and...

Thanks Nobbylon.
The BP you sell is wonderful and 950€ is a very good price.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-12-2014
Replies: 5,574
Views: 956,919
Posted By shortstop
The camera's top is Zone VI; the cup Zone V...

The camera's top is Zone VI; the cup Zone V...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-12-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,212
Posted By shortstop
Hi NicolasCooper, Two questions: costs did he...

Hi NicolasCooper,
Two questions:
costs
did he remove completely the chrome before painting?
Forum: RFF Polls 08-12-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
Wow, I like your pinhole shot at 1/60. The grainy...

Wow, I like your pinhole shot at 1/60. The grainy effect is dreamy.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-12-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
Thanks, but I'm linked to chemical prints also...

Thanks, but I'm linked to chemical prints also from file. may be that in the future I will think differently.
anyway thanks for the advice
Forum: RFF Polls 08-12-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
I'm happy to gear from you that M8.2 is good...

I'm happy to gear from you that M8.2 is good until ISO 1200.
I think this could be my digital camera. How do you print BW? I don't like digital printers. Only chemical print. In Europe we have Ilford...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-12-2014
Replies: 5,574
Views: 956,919
Posted By shortstop
One of the most beautiful Leicas.

One of the most beautiful Leicas.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-12-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
Why film costs more? I shot only BW. Make contact...

Why film costs more? I shot only BW. Make contact sheet and print only the best shots. Also with a digital camera I should print the best shots. For me an image on a screen isn't a photo (personal...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 08-12-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 8,930
Posted By shortstop
I have a Leica MP 0,58. The finder is wonderful...

I have a Leica MP 0,58. The finder is wonderful for me.
I have also a Retina IIIC (big C). If you find one like mine with clear viewfinder, it is very fine (although light pink tint). It's folding...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 08-12-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 12,550
Posted By shortstop
Thanks, It has a 1-5-10 degrees spot...

Thanks,
It has a 1-5-10 degrees spot attachment.
Ehere can I buy your books? I've seen on amazon.co.uk your book on perfect exposure.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 08-12-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 12,550
Posted By shortstop
I have a Profisix with Spot attachment. Tell me...

I have a Profisix with Spot attachment.
Tell me if this is correct. I point the cell toward a part of the scene that I want to be in zone II. Read the LV; then close three stops and take the...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-12-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
Thanks. I'm not going to spend more than €...

Thanks.
I'm not going to spend more than € 500 for a digital camera, so for the moment nothing digital.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-11-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
Aaaah. Casually my 35 mm cameras are a Nikon FM3a...

Aaaah.
Casually my 35 mm cameras are a Nikon FM3a and a Leica MP.
Which digital camera do you think is at the level of these two film cameras?
I'm very reluctant in buying a digital camera. Now I use...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-11-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By shortstop
"Answer" in the sense of demonstration of their...

"Answer" in the sense of demonstration of their ability to build a so special lens.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 08-11-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By shortstop
This is from the thread "Petzval...

This is from the thread "Petzval Lens".
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lomography/the-lomography-petzval-portrait-lens/widget/video.html
Russians did a new Petval lens. Japan's answer (from CV)...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 08-11-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 12,550
Posted By shortstop
Hi Roger, I read your link on the negative and...

Hi Roger,
I read your link on the negative and some of the answers you gave on the forum. my beliefs are changing. do not fully understand some concepts. I think I'll buy your book on the exposure....
Forum: RFF Polls 08-11-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
A Fuji x100 or x100s isn't good enough?

A Fuji x100 or x100s isn't good enough?
Forum: RFF Polls 08-09-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
Unfortunately you are right. Without a personal...

Unfortunately you are right. Without a personal darkroom (at least for BW) shooting film stops at the negative. Colour is of digital now (it doesn't matter for me; I take only BW photos). Here in...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-09-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
At the end of this poll (if the question has been...

At the end of this poll (if the question has been made in the same manner) you coul do a comparison.
Forum: RFF Polls 08-09-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
The same identical poll should be done at regular...

The same identical poll should be done at regular intervals (6 months?) so we can see if there is a trend toward digital or a partial return to film.
This could tell us what we suspect, that the two...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-09-2014
Replies: 110
Views: 10,406
Posted By shortstop
Film : digital (iphone) = 99 :1

Film : digital (iphone) = 99 :1
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,453
Posted By shortstop
What does it mean 24/7 style (I'm italian; may be...

What does it mean 24/7 style (I'm italian; may be don't understand a jargon; I apologize for my English).
From my small experience, although fascinated by the movement chance a view camera offer, I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,453
Posted By shortstop
Ko.Fe., I have a 4x5 Linhof Technika. I do...

Ko.Fe.,
I have a 4x5 Linhof Technika. I do amateur photography so don't have many time and unfortunately use my Linhof (for which have also a wonderful Imagon ideal for portraits) very few....
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,453
Posted By shortstop
LF true prints are completely different from what...

LF true prints are completely different from what you can see on computer screens. I don't have a scanner for my negatives so don't post my (few) 4x5 photos and don't know why the online images are...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-07-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 4,079
Posted By shortstop
I use razor...a Gillette five blades.

I use razor...a Gillette five blades.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-07-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,883
Posted By shortstop
I think we are talking about subtle difference...

I think we are talking about subtle difference and subjective taste.
Anyway I always prefer (except when have the time to use zone system and the measurement is "scientific") a bit of overexposure....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-07-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,883
Posted By shortstop
Roger, usually I favour the shadows, so I'll set...

Roger,
usually I favour the shadows, so I'll set 64 with the Acros. I am honored to have received this instruction from an expert like you. Thanks.
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