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Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 1 Week Ago
Replies: 271
Views: 25,840
Posted By stevierose
Has anyone heard any news of Frances. In emails...

Has anyone heard any news of Frances. In emails before he died Roger told me that she was battling breast cancer. I hope she has had a good outcome from her treatments and is recovering well.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-10-2020
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By stevierose
Coding older Leica M lenses

Hello
I just bought a Monochrom 246 camera. What is the easiest way for me to apply codes to my existing Leica, Voigtlander, and other older M mount lenses? Has anyone used one of these...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2020
Replies: 73
Views: 3,207
Posted By stevierose
My good friends in Oz have had to evacuate their...

My good friends in Oz have had to evacuate their homes and are fighting the fires in volunteer fire groups. I pray for rain, no wind, and a new Prime Minister.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-30-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,840
Posted By stevierose
I have spent and continue to spend a lot of time...

I have spent and continue to spend a lot of time in the American West. My original vehicle for this was flyfishing which kind of saved me. Around 1990 I was kind of a lost soul despite great success...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-30-2019
Replies: 5,573
Views: 856,840
Posted By stevierose
Hi Vince--I just spent an hour going through your...

Hi Vince--I just spent an hour going through your New Mexico photos and I have to say they are the best photographs I have viewed in quite some time. I like everything about them. What an eye you...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-25-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By stevierose
Nokton Classic 35mm f1.4 II MC vs Ultron 35mm f/2

Hello RFF friends
I want to buy a compact 35mm M mount lens to use on my M mount cameras to shoot film. I usually shoot BW film. Both the Nokton f1.4 II MC and the new Ultron 35 f/2 are compact and...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-17-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,352
Posted By stevierose
Where's my tin foil hat when I need it??

Where's my tin foil hat when I need it??
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-17-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,973
Posted By stevierose
I have an HCB print hanging in my dining room...

I have an HCB print hanging in my dining room and, to my eye, it is a beautiful print that I am most fortunate to own. It was printed by Voja Mitrovic whom I understand printed most of his work in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-17-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 2,787
Posted By stevierose
I find that choosing a film and development...

I find that choosing a film and development process that favors retaining a longer tonal range leads to better scans. The negative then holds all the tones, I scan it "flat" to capture the whole...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-17-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 2,028
Posted By stevierose
I use these for developers which are impervious...

I use these for developers which are impervious to chemicals and oxygen and allow you to squeeze all the air out. They are not free, but appear to be infinitely reusable. My stock Xtol is going on 2...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By stevierose
Is a chip necessary for the F100 to work properly...

Is a chip necessary for the F100 to work properly with the lens such as in aperture priority mode?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-24-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By stevierose
Voigtlander Ultron 40 f/2 for Nikon F SL vs SLii vs SL2s vs SL2n l--Difference

I want to get the VC Ultron 40mm f2 pancake lens for my F100. Which lens do I need to maintain full functionality of the camera (except AF of course.). Thanks!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-18-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By stevierose
Pentax 645n repair?

Hello! Can anyone point me to someone who can repair my Pentax 645n? It is overexposing by 1.5 stops in aperture priority mode, but OK in manual mode.
I’m in the US.
thanks!

Steve Rosenblum
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-18-2019
Replies: 106
Views: 6,585
Posted By stevierose
I’ve been using the EcoPro version of Xtol and it...

I’ve been using the EcoPro version of Xtol and it seems to work fine and results are the same as what I got with Kodak Xtol. BH and Freestyle sell it....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-22-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 2,846
Posted By stevierose
Hi Charles Pyro is not a chemical I would use in...

Hi Charles
Pyro is not a chemical I would use in an area in which you also prepare food like kitchen. It is quite toxic.

I like what your are doing with it photo-wise.

Steve
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-14-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By stevierose
Nikon F4 Press

I just read a post on one of the FB camera groups I am part of with a photo of a Nikon F4 Press (F4p) Camera which is supposed to be very rare and has extra shutter spores including 350 and 700. Does...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-30-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,227
Posted By stevierose
Great minds think alike!...

Great minds think alike!...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-30-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 756
Posted By stevierose
Thanks to everyone for responding. I appreciate...

Thanks to everyone for responding. I appreciate it. It is impressive how inexpensive some of these excellent lenses are. I'm looking forward to trying some of them.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 756
Posted By stevierose
What are your favorite Nikon AF lenses?

I've found a Nikon F100 in excellent condition at a very reasonable price and decided to buy it. I was a Canon shooter back in the day, lately have have shot with RF cameras so I don't know Nikon...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-22-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 9,372
Posted By stevierose
I shoot with mine mounted on a Minolta CLE, a...

I shoot with mine mounted on a Minolta CLE, a wonderful, compact combination that produces beautiful photographs.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 2,973
Posted By stevierose
While I am not sure who developed HCB's film, I...

While I am not sure who developed HCB's film, I do know that Voja Mitrovic was his favored printer for the last 30 years or so of his life. I met Voja at a street photography workshop led by Peter...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,840
Posted By stevierose
Very sad. I will miss him.

Very sad. I will miss him.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-05-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,840
Posted By stevierose
Yes, I will send it to him. Hopefully he will...

Yes, I will send it to him. Hopefully he will still be able to receive it. Thanks to everyone for their response.



Steve Rosenblum
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,840
Posted By stevierose
Yesterday I received my second issue of the new...

Yesterday I received my second issue of the new film photography magazine, PhotoKlassik International, and was very pleased to see that Roger had written an article for it. It is a beautifully and...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-02-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,840
Posted By stevierose
Sad News--Roger Hicks

I reached out to Roger Hicks because he had kind of disappeared over the last few months, and I'm sad to say that he told me that he has advanced cancer and a few weeks to perhaps only a few days to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,466
Posted By stevierose
I long ago concluded that any problems I have...

I long ago concluded that any problems I have with my photographs have nothing to do with my cameras or lenses. Every camera I have ever owned was capable of taking a world class photograph in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By stevierose
I usually develop my own film, but on occasion...

I usually develop my own film, but on occasion have a lab do it. If you want to try a lab I would suggest PhotoVision lab in Oregon. They charge $14/roll to develop and scan BW film. They do very...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-22-2019
Replies: 124
Views: 3,659
Posted By stevierose
Konica Big Mini Honestly, I would look for an...

Konica Big Mini

Honestly, I would look for an Olympus 35RC at a decent price. Pocketable fixed lens, rangefinder camera with great lens. It was the "point and shoot" of the 70's. Has auto exposure...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,837
Posted By stevierose
I have Jobo tanks and after a lot of frustration...

I have Jobo tanks and after a lot of frustration trying to load their plastic reels I bought the Hewes 120 reels for Jobo tanks and haven't had a single problem loading film since then. They are...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-20-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,737
Posted By stevierose
Contax G2 system if you want autofocus...

Contax G2 system if you want autofocus rangefinder film experience, or as others have suggested, shoot with a 1:1 finder that allows you to keep both eyes open. I do that with the VC Bessa R3A and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By stevierose
I was considering the same thing. Good idea.

I was considering the same thing. Good idea.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By stevierose
As usual, Chris, these are wonderful photographs...

As usual, Chris, these are wonderful photographs and something to aspire to. I do have all three Mamiya 6 lenses, though the camera is in the shop. I hope to have it back soon. Thanks for the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By stevierose
Advice for photography project?

Fellow RFF friends-
I could use your advice. I’ve been looking for a photography project to do as I phase into retirement, something to get me out shooting in a focused and regular manner and out of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By stevierose
I have had good luck with PhotoVision in Salem,...

I have had good luck with PhotoVision in Salem, Oregon. I found them because I asked a fellow on a FB photography group who always posts wonderful scans how he developed and scanned his shots with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-19-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,543
Posted By stevierose
My wife and I are "down-sizing" and I have some...

My wife and I are "down-sizing" and I have some things that local sale really is the only good option for. Can any of you point me to somewhere that explains how best to deal with Craigslist given...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-17-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By stevierose
HDMI vs DisplayPort cable display connection?

Hello friends
I have just upgraded from a 2011 Mac Mini to a 2018 Mac Mini. On the 2011 I used an HDMI cable and an adapter to connect with my NEC PA231W monitor. The 2018 Mini has 4 Thunderbolt 3...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-12-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By stevierose
Yeah, UM football has pretty much sucked for a...

Yeah, UM football has pretty much sucked for a number of years now, so having a winning year is a big deal around these parts. Football is a religion here (though I am a football agnostic!) so people...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-12-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By stevierose
Thanks to everyone who replied! That's what I...

Thanks to everyone who replied! That's what I thought, but, never hurts to ask.
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 11-12-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By stevierose
Upgrade monitor?

Hello friends
I am in the process of upgrading my computer to a new 2018 Mac Mini and am wondering whether there is any need to consider upgrading my monitor. I presently use a NEC MultiSync...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-07-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By stevierose
https://adrianbacon.com/simple-photography-service...

https://adrianbacon.com/simple-photography-services/simple-film-lab/
Adrian is very flexible and responsive. Uses Jobo with many different developers. BW, C41, and E6 (I think) Can push pull or...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-31-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,273
Posted By stevierose
HI Dan What's a Photoshop Page file. Is that the...

HI Dan
What's a Photoshop Page file. Is that the same as the PS Scratch disk?

Thanks

Steve
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-31-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,273
Posted By stevierose
Wow!! :eek: Impressive! I am quite certain that I...

Wow!! :eek: Impressive! I am quite certain that I have not shot even half of 45,000 images in my entire 66 year old life!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-30-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,273
Posted By stevierose
Thanks, very helpful!

Thanks, very helpful!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-30-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,273
Posted By stevierose
Lightroom Classic CC latest version Photoshop CC...

Lightroom Classic CC latest version
Photoshop CC 2019 latest version
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-30-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,273
Posted By stevierose
Which CPU and how much RAM for photoshop in 2018?

I'm not sure if this should go in the computer section or Photoshop section. Today they announced the new Mac Mini. This is good news for me because I have a high quality dedicated monitor so didn't...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-25-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 57,935
Posted By stevierose
Your welcome. I've been waiting a long time for...

Your welcome. I've been waiting a long time for software like this. ColorPerfect drove me crazy!



I really like the photos you have posted.



Take care
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-24-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 57,935
Posted By stevierose
Also, I have found Peter Krough’s ebook to be...

Also, I have found Peter Krough’s ebook to be very helpful:
https://www.damuseful.com/collections/all-products/products/digitizing-your-photographs-pdf
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-24-2018
Replies: 724
Views: 57,935
Posted By stevierose
This looks very...

This looks very promising:
https://www.negativelabpro.com/
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-22-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 5,840
Posted By stevierose
I’m happy that my recommendation of Dave worked...

I’m happy that my recommendation of Dave worked out well for you. He’s a master repairman who has been at it for 40 years. He used to have a storefront but now he works out of his house. As you have...
Forum: Photo Software 10-16-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 2,533
Posted By stevierose
Capture One is definitely overkill for your needs...

Capture One is definitely overkill for your needs and very expensive. It sounds like you have a Windows computer, if you have a Mac the built in Photos program isn't bad. There are several...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-27-2018
Replies: 95
Views: 4,726
Posted By stevierose
Which lens do you use, Dan?

Which lens do you use, Dan?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By stevierose
I think it's really great that Kodak Alaris is...

I think it's really great that Kodak Alaris is reinvesting in film production and am really happy that they have brought back these two films I've pretty much switched to shooting BW film and digital...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-22-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 3,013
Posted By stevierose
Has DXO said whether they are going to update the...

Has DXO said whether they are going to update the DXO One software for iOS 12?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-17-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2,667
Posted By stevierose
How did your Ektar rolls come out?

How did your Ektar rolls come out?
Forum: Olympus RF 09-13-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 12,508
Posted By stevierose
All hail Yoshihisa Maitani, the designer of...

All hail Yoshihisa Maitani, the designer of several of my favorite cameras: Olympus OM system, Olympus Pen, and the XA range. A true innovator. I like to carry an XA and an XA-4 with me when I...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-12-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2,667
Posted By stevierose
Thanks for posting this. I went to their site....

Thanks for posting this. I went to their site. The scans you posted, what kind of service is that in their store—straight scans? Scans with basic corrections? Are they the scans that are 25 cents...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-11-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By stevierose
Dave has tuned up my CLE several times through...

Dave has tuned up my CLE several times through the years.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-06-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By stevierose
Thanks, Brian!

Thanks, Brian!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-04-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 2,071
Posted By stevierose
You're welcome!! ;)

You're welcome!! ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-04-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By stevierose
Hi Chris I love this photo. What EI do you shoot...

Hi Chris
I love this photo. What EI do you shoot FP4+ at?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-04-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 2,071
Posted By stevierose
Well, if you live anywhere near this guy you can...

Well, if you live anywhere near this guy you can buy yourself a pro film drying cabinet for $163. These sell for two grand new. If I wasn’t a nine hour drive away I would buy it. It’s tall but has a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-04-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By stevierose
Thanks, Marty.

Thanks, Marty.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-04-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By stevierose
I have read that Pyro developers produce...

I have read that Pyro developers produce negatives that scan “better” or easier. Your experiences?
Forum: Nikon RF 09-03-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By stevierose
Sorry folks. I couldn't figure out how to link a...

Sorry folks. I couldn't figure out how to link a PDF file to this forum so I have been unable to post the article.

Steve
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By stevierose
Thanks to everyone for your replies, especially...

Thanks to everyone for your replies, especially Chris. I would prefer to avoid mixing Pyro powder. The 510 Pyro has some characteristics that appeal to me. Unfortunately it’s not available premixed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By stevierose
Safely mixing Pyro developer

Hello
I would like to try using 510 Pyro. I am ordering the chemicals and will mix them with due caution regarding ventilation, mask, gloves and eye protection. My question is about how to heat the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-03-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By stevierose
I've read it is going to be on PBS "American...

I've read it is going to be on PBS "American Masters" in 2019.
Forum: RFF News 09-02-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 8,897
Posted By stevierose
Why we pay so much for healthcare in the US but our health comes lag behind

I am late to this discussion, but would like to add a few thoughts. I am a physician who practiced in US in a highly technical field for 30 years. I took care of many thousands of very ill patients...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-29-2018
Replies: 185
Views: 12,615
Posted By stevierose
If I am planning on shooting film (which means BW...

If I am planning on shooting film (which means BW for me) I either take my Contax G2 with 28, 35, and 90 lenses, or Minolta CLE with 28, 40, and 90. Both compact and pretty light. Depends upon...
Forum: Chris Crawford 08-27-2018
Replies: 2,656
Views: 385,993
Posted By stevierose
I absolutely love stores like this

I absolutely love stores like this
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-26-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,822
Posted By stevierose
Ah, I see. Travel safely and I wish you great...

Ah, I see. Travel safely and I wish you great enjoyment on your trip!
Forum: Zeiss Contax 08-25-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 1,822
Posted By stevierose
As a person who used to shlep around Canon L...

As a person who used to shlep around Canon L glass, I confess to being fairly amused by this discussion. I can see having a philosophical discussion about the creative benefits of shooting with only...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-25-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,427
Posted By stevierose
Thanks Roger. I mostly use an incident reading,...

Thanks Roger. I mostly use an incident reading, so 320 for DDX 7.5 minutes at 24?

Warm regards to Frances

Cheers

Steve
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-25-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,427
Posted By stevierose
Hi Roger Sorry for being a bit slow but I didn’t...

Hi Roger
Sorry for being a bit slow but I didn’t completely follow your post. You develop HP5+ in DDX with an EI of 500? What time/temp do you use? Do you use a similar increase in EI for other...
Forum: Chris Crawford 08-15-2018
Replies: 2,656
Views: 385,993
Posted By stevierose
Chris This is an amazing wonderful...

Chris
This is an amazing wonderful photograph.

Steve
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-15-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By stevierose
Thanks to all who replied! I really appreciate...

Thanks to all who replied! I really appreciate it. I think the idea of taking one of my previous color digital images and adjusting the BW conversions slides in PS is ingenious.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-15-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By stevierose
Thanks Chris. That is exactly what I had decided...

Thanks Chris. That is exactly what I had decided to do before you wrote back.

Steve
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-15-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By stevierose
Thanks Chris--Any suggestions for use of filters...

Thanks Chris--Any suggestions for use of filters when shooting the red rock areas and sky? I was thinking a yellow or orange filter might be good.

Steve
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-14-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By stevierose
Shooting MF BW of red rock landscapes

Hello-I’m going to be staying at a place in the red rock area near St. George, Utah in October. It is also not far from Zion and Bryce National parks. During past visits to this area I have shot in...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-09-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By stevierose
Yes, you are correct about that. I think I was...

Yes, you are correct about that. I think I was pretty tired when I wrote that!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-09-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By stevierose
What struck me about it is that an M3 and lens...

What struck me about it is that an M3 and lens cost close to the median American household income of the time. The average yearly wages was listed elsewhere as closer to $4000. Not that a person with...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-08-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By stevierose
Well, I was a grand old man of 3 in 1955!

Well, I was a grand old man of 3 in 1955!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-08-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By stevierose
1955 prices

I live within a mile of the University of Michigan Art, Architecture, and Engineering library. They have a pretty nice collection of older photography related books and magazines. Tonight I was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-07-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By stevierose
This should be made a "Sticky" somewhere! A few...

This should be made a "Sticky" somewhere! A few months ago I was on a tour of Oz and NZ, and would have loved to have this information.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-31-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 6,208
Posted By stevierose
Well, all three of my kids are supposedly adults...

Well, all three of my kids are supposedly adults now (in their 30's). :)
I don't think that you will be successful at solving this problem (your daughter's inattention to her belongings as a...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 07-16-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By stevierose
Linking PDF file?

I would like to give members the ability to view a 1957 Nikon SP review which I scanned into a PDF. When I try to use the paper clip to attach the file to my post it says it is an invalid file. How...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-16-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By stevierose
1957 Nikon SP review

For fun, I have been doing some research on the classic cameras I own as well as some of the darkroom procedures I use. Fortunately, I live down the road from the University of Michigan Library...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-15-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 3,098
Posted By stevierose
Honestly, for an 8 year old here is what I would...

Honestly, for an 8 year old here is what I would get:
http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2017/09/so-you-say-you-want-to-shoot-film.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,790
Posted By stevierose
I would bring an inexpensive camera with a decent...

I would bring an inexpensive camera with a decent lens. None will survive a 2 meter drop onto a hard surface except maybe one of the Olympus or Panasonic “tough” digital cameras. For film I would...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-26-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 7,645
Posted By stevierose
GA645, Delta 100, Clayton F76+ 1:14 Mt. Massive,...

GA645, Delta 100, Clayton F76+ 1:14

Mt. Massive, Colorado, June 2018

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/61469/med_U61469I1530070035.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,786
Posted By stevierose
Here's a cool article that Mike Johnston wrote...

Here's a cool article that Mike Johnston wrote awhile ago on "Why 40mm?"
http://theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/why-40mm.html

I really like the 40mm field of view, seems...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-09-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By stevierose
Acros in Adox FX-39 ii?

I have decided to try developing some Acros 35mm and 120 film in Adox FX-39 ii developer. The link on the Adox site sends me to the Massive Dev Chart, and one of the notes on the chart sends me to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-08-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By stevierose
T-Max 3200 FPP for $7.40/roll

The Film Photography Project store is having a sale on T-Max P3200 for $7.40/roll while stock is available.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-25-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By stevierose
Vuescan multiple samples for BW film?

I apologize if this has already been answered, but, I couldn't find it using the search function. When scanning traditional BW film using a Nikon Coolscan 4000ED and Vuescan, is it worth using the...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-21-2018
Replies: 82
Views: 14,124
Posted By stevierose
Ditto that!

Ditto that!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-21-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,900
Posted By stevierose
Over the last year I got back into shooting and...

Over the last year I got back into shooting and developing my own BW film. There have been some ups and downs, but overall it seems to me that the film market has stabilized for the most part and is...
Forum: Travel 05-19-2018
Replies: 142
Views: 4,961
Posted By stevierose
Recently returned from a 3 week tour of parts of...

Recently returned from a 3 week tour of parts of Australia and New Zealand. Took a Fujifilm X100T for color and an Olympus XA with film for BW. Took a Panasonic GM5 with a 12-32 zoom (tiny micro 4/3...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By stevierose
I own both. It's a wash really. As noted the RC...

I own both. It's a wash really. As noted the RC is smaller than the Canonnette, so some of it depends on how much camera heft you need to feel comfortable. Both are small. As noted, neither has an...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-09-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By stevierose
Dave Easterwood has worked successfully on my SP...

Dave Easterwood has worked successfully on my SP several times. It is worth discussing it with him.

[email protected]
(734) 433-2640‬
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 05-09-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By stevierose
Would contact Dave Easterwood (Dave's Camera...

Would contact Dave Easterwood (Dave's Camera Repair) in Chelsea, Michigan. He's a master camera repairman, has worked magic with all my cameras through the years at a very reasonable price, and has 3...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-07-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By stevierose
Thanks to everyone for their input. I will order...

Thanks to everyone for their input. I will order from B and H and/or pick some up the next time I drive to Chicago.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-07-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By stevierose
I realize that I was tired when I wrote the...

I realize that I was tired when I wrote the original post and the subject line of the post doesn’t match the question I asked. My question is in regard to bringing Xtol package in a checked bag, not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-06-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By stevierose
Nope, from Midway. The only reason I'm flying is...

Nope, from Midway. The only reason I'm flying is my job set it up that way. It only saves me about an hour over driving or train.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-06-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By stevierose
OK to pack Xtol package on carry on luggage?

I'm going to be in Chicago in a few weeks for a conference. I always pay a visit to Central Camera when I'm there...great place. I have no local source for Xtol, and I think they carry the packages....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2018
Replies: 471
Views: 58,456
Posted By stevierose
Rodinal

This is a beautiful photograph, as are your others in this series. I have never used Rodinal. Can you please share how you developed these Tri-X photos? I would greatly appreciate it. Would like to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-03-2018
Replies: 471
Views: 58,456
Posted By stevierose
This is a beautiful photograph, as are your...

This is a beautiful photograph, as are your others in this series. I have never used Rodinal. Can you please share how you developed these Tri-X photos? I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks
Steve...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-02-2018
Replies: 252
Views: 22,514
Posted By stevierose
A horse walks into a bar. The bartender says,...

A horse walks into a bar.
The bartender says, "So...Why the long face?"
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-29-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By stevierose
How to keep X100T from sleeping

I'm heading on a long trip and will be using my X100T as my main camera. I really like the camera, except I find it difficult to use for street photography because it is difficult to wake up from...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-29-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6,310
Posted By stevierose
Hi Roger As you know, I really value your...

Hi Roger
As you know, I really value your knowledge and am glad you are back on RFF. I hope that Frances is steadily healing from her surgery and that her treatment is completely...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-28-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By stevierose
It's free on Amazon for Prime members.

It's free on Amazon for Prime members.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-25-2018
Replies: 825
Views: 168,997
Posted By stevierose
Another second for this! Or an updated version of...

Another second for this! Or an updated version of a compact, fixed lens RF camera like the Oly 35 RD or Canonet G-III 17 that has Aperture priority, higher shutter speeds, and uses a modern battery...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-18-2018
Replies: 52
Views: 5,840
Posted By stevierose
Dave Easterwood has repaired and adjusted my CLE...

Dave Easterwood has repaired and adjusted my CLE several times. It would be worth asking him about yours. Lack of parts can be a challenge for sure, but, the CLE shares some parts with other Minoltas...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-21-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By stevierose
Nice Photo!

Nice Photo!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2018
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,805
Posted By stevierose
Old...

Old Havana
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7414/26719795653_91f33e8879_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GH8WkX)Cigarette Break (https://flic.kr/p/GH8WkX) by stevierose...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-20-2018
Replies: 3,209
Views: 503,805
Posted By stevierose
Havana Rumba...

Havana Rumba Queen
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7422/27051176390_64638afd78_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HdqmhW)Rumba Queen (https://flic.kr/p/HdqmhW) by stevierose...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By stevierose
Wow! Thanks!

Wow! Thanks!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By stevierose
Thanks, Marty!

Thanks, Marty!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By stevierose
Have any of you developed Tri-x in D76 1:1 in a...

Have any of you developed Tri-x in D76 1:1 in a Jobo?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By stevierose
Thanks!

Thanks for the help! My Jobo won't be here for awhile, if you are willing to provide more help when you get home I will be most appreciative!

Steve Rosenblum
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-16-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By stevierose
Jobo Newbie--need direction

I got a good deal on a Jobo CPA2 with lift and am waiting for it to arrive. My arthritis has gotten to the point where manual tank agitation is difficult, so I m hoping the Jobo will be easier on my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-30-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By stevierose
So how do I tell if my tap water is "bad" for the...

So how do I tell if my tap water is "bad" for the purpose of film development. I live in Ann Arbor, Michigan and they do publish a yearly report on the water such as this...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-29-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By stevierose
Thanks everyone for the helpful suggestions!

Thanks everyone for the helpful suggestions!
Forum: Chris Crawford 01-29-2018
Replies: 2,656
Views: 385,993
Posted By stevierose
Nice photos, Chris! Your photos of Fort Wayne...

Nice photos, Chris! Your photos of Fort Wayne would make a great book. Sad to see so many abandoned businesses here in the Midwest where we both live.

Steve Rosenblum
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-29-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By stevierose
Xtol newbie question

I want to try developing some Tmax 400 in Xtol. I have read lots of threads about various ways to go about mixing it. Two common suggestions are to: 1. Use warm water to make dissolving the powder...
Forum: Olympus RF 12-12-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,359
Posted By stevierose
Dave Easterwood

I spoke with Dave by phone yesterday. He did have a health issue recently, but i wasn't a heart attack and he has recovered and is doing fine now. He is back to repairing cameras, and my...
Forum: Olympus RF 12-10-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,359
Posted By stevierose
Dave Easterwood

Wow, I'm sorry to hear that. Do you know when it happened? He worked on a camera for me in October.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-09-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By stevierose
Call Dave Easterwood of Dave’s Camera Repair....

Call Dave Easterwood of Dave’s Camera Repair. He’s a master repairman with over 40 years of experience and two storage units full of parts for old cameras. Search for his name on this site for more...
Forum: Olympus RF 12-08-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,359
Posted By stevierose
Dave Easterwood—highly recommended

I would highly recommend Dave Easterwood of Dave’s Camera Repair in Chelsea, Michigan. He’s been repairing cameras for over 40 years and is a true master. For years he had a storefront but now works...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-03-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 774
Posted By stevierose
TASMA NK-2 photos and development

Have any of you shot this film? It's being sold at the Film Photography Project store, and I know it is from the Tasma factory in Kazan. If you shoot it can you please post some photos and describe...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 3,562
Posted By stevierose
We actually have a new camera store here in Ann...

We actually have a new camera store here in Ann Arbor, opened by a young fellow, that appears to be thriving. I wrote an article about it here:...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 3,562
Posted By stevierose
Central...

Central Camera

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4536/38657973606_bf6c44a770_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21U5dJj)Enlargers (https://flic.kr/p/21U5dJj) by stevierose...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 3,562
Posted By stevierose
Window at Central...

Window at Central Camera

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4574/38657976336_fd1b31590b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21U5exo)Central Window (https://flic.kr/p/21U5exo) by stevierose...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 3,562
Posted By stevierose
Central...

Central Camera

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4532/38713133151_408d45c47e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21YWVJX)D-76 (https://flic.kr/p/21YWVJX) by stevierose...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 3,562
Posted By stevierose
Central...

Central Camera

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4522/38713134241_928c4a61ab_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21YWW4K)Central Camera (https://flic.kr/p/21YWW4K) by stevierose...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-28-2017
Replies: 81
Views: 3,562
Posted By stevierose
Here is a series of photos I took at Central...

Here is a series of photos I took at Central Camera in Chicago last year.
Steve Rosenblum

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4568/37995945664_580ff4bab3_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZTz9Ts)Central Camera...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-26-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,987
Posted By stevierose
@ Robert Blu Thanks!

@ Robert Blu

Thanks!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,987
Posted By stevierose
Sorry! I see the scanning questions was answered elsewhere.

I see there is a sticky thread in the Scanning forum that answers my question about how best to approach scanning my BW negs. Sorry to have reposted the question as part of my previous reply here....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-22-2017
Replies: 540
Views: 50,987
Posted By stevierose
Wonderful photos! Thanks for this thread!

Hello everyone-
I've been lurking on this forum for a few years but have not actively participated. I have a number of wonderful old film cameras in my cabinet and recently decided to start shooting...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-19-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,353
Posted By stevierose
Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Nikon RF 06-18-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,353
Posted By stevierose
How much do you value a CLA when buying a camera?

I have a Nikon SP with a titanium shutter and 6 lenses that I am probably going to sell. I had my (excellent) camera technician carefully go over these items. He said they are generally in very good...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-18-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By stevierose
I would suggest Dave Easterwood

I would suggest sending your camera to Dave Easterwood in Chelsea, Michigan. He has been repairing camera since 1973 and is really a master who charges very reasonable prices. He has several storage...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-31-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2,710
Posted By stevierose
Dave Easterwood-Superb camera repairman

I think that really excellent camera repairmen are getting harder and harder to find. They are becoming a dying breed in the new digital/throw away world. I want to let you folks know about a really...
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