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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,098
Posted By rob.nyc1
FM3a and any 50mm Nikon lens (including E Series)...

FM3a and any 50mm Nikon lens (including E Series) ... effortless ergonomics + full manual control + aperture priority when you want it. Seriously incredible camera.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2020
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By rob.nyc1
Thank you everybody! These spots are on the...

Thank you everybody!

These spots are on the negatives themselves - I see them both when I scan and when I print in the darkroom.

I agree they look too round and regular to be dust. Each dark circle...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2020
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By rob.nyc1
Need help debugging dark spots on my negatives

Hey guys!

I started developing my own film at home about 6 months ago. The results are generally great, but I keep producing these tiny dark spots / dots on my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-23-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 16,467
Posted By rob.nyc1
This is an old thread, thought I'd opine... My...

This is an old thread, thought I'd opine...

My main two cameras are the Nikon SP 2005 (high-end rangefinder), and the Nikon FM. Logic points me to the FM:

- It covers more ground than the...
Forum: Nikon RF 08-18-2019
Replies: 436
Views: 85,199
Posted By rob.nyc1
sharing some more. I really love this lens +...

sharing some more. I really love this lens + Nikon SP 2005 combo

https://i.imgur.com/GHRUMuU.jpg

https://imgur.com/FuBZBFl.jpg

https://imgur.com/Vv2nPcI.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-09-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 7,412
Posted By rob.nyc1
couldn't vibe with any of the ilford films, or...

couldn't vibe with any of the ilford films, or tmax. I'm committed to one lens one camera one film for one year (Nikon SP, 50mm, Tri-X)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-08-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 7,412
Posted By rob.nyc1
Sound explanation. The increase in contrast could...

Sound explanation. The increase in contrast could also hurt shadow details, so that's something to think about as well.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 7,308
Posted By rob.nyc1
Wow! It truly is a beautiful piece. I don't think...

Wow! It truly is a beautiful piece. I don't think their modern counterparts will age nearly as well.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2019
Replies: 143
Views: 7,308
Posted By rob.nyc1
Dudeee no date subs represent! I got a 114060....

Dudeee no date subs represent! I got a 114060. Yours is beautiful. Nice patina on the dial!!!

For what it's worth, I think you absolutely can tell the the make of a watch from far away. I think if...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-07-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By rob.nyc1
Ah ok! I'll practice estimating distances close...

Ah ok! I'll practice estimating distances close up. If I'm still struggling in a few months I'll try one of the rangefinders above.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-07-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By rob.nyc1
My hot shoe is on the top of the Rollei 35...

My hot shoe is on the top of the Rollei 35 (Classic), but I like the idea of getting better estimating distance to keep the camera nimble in every scenario.

Are you able to shoot wide open with...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-05-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By rob.nyc1
Hot shoe rangefinder for Rollei 35?

Hey guys,

Most of the time, me and my Rollei 35 are cool with the scale focus.

Unfortunately whenever I want to shoot anything lower than f5.6 on a bright day, I struggle with getting a sharp...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2019
Replies: 278
Views: 30,983
Posted By rob.nyc1
Guitars

1966 Fender Jazz Bass (converted to fretless in the 80s)

Nikon SP 2005 + 50mm f1.4 +...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-31-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 3,477
Posted By rob.nyc1
I have an SP 2005 (all original kit, 35mm...

I have an SP 2005 (all original kit, 35mm included), and the 2000 Millennium 50mm f1.4.

It's really a dream setup...brand new Nikon film RF. Also has 1.0X magnification for the 50mm.

I'm committed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 16,215
Posted By rob.nyc1
right now, Nikon SP 2005 w the 50mm f1.4...

right now, Nikon SP 2005 w the 50mm f1.4 Millennium ... that 1.0X viewfinder ...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-24-2019
Replies: 433
Views: 73,839
Posted By rob.nyc1
Glad you like it!! 🙏 Sent from my iPhone using...

Glad you like it!! 🙏


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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-23-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By rob.nyc1
That sounds delicious. The North Fork is...

That sounds delicious. The North Fork is gorgeous. If I ever had my own house on Long Island it would be up there
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-23-2019
Replies: 433
Views: 73,839
Posted By rob.nyc1
wow I just found this. as a fellow Rollei 35...

wow I just found this. as a fellow Rollei 35 enthusiast, I'm stoked to see this amazing catalog and dedication to a wonderful device.

that cloud shot with the bird in the bottom left is really...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-22-2019
Replies: 131
Views: 10,195
Posted By rob.nyc1
Just got back from a trip to Poland where the...

Just got back from a trip to Poland where the film was x-rayed 4 times, once in the US, three times in Europe. 400 ISO, no problems.

The smaller the ISO the less sensitive it is to the x-rays. I...
Forum: Film vs Digital 07-22-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2,882
Posted By rob.nyc1
Offering another angle for film vs. digital: I...

Offering another angle for film vs. digital:

I have a Nikon SP 2005 with beautiful, post year-2000 made 50mm and 35mm lenses, and a Rollei 35 Classic.

These cameras give me everything I could ever...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-22-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,917
Posted By rob.nyc1
that's a crazy little camera! how are the photos...

that's a crazy little camera! how are the photos with that rig? IMO 40mm is a great do-everything focal length
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-22-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By rob.nyc1
I love that part of the mountain. I definitely...

I love that part of the mountain. I definitely spend ~50% of my time there, and will dip out to Morningside if the conditions are right. Steamboat is my favorite ski spot in the world; glad you...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-22-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,797
Posted By rob.nyc1
Highly recommend the Peak Design Everyday Sling...

Highly recommend the Peak Design Everyday Sling (5L).

Perfect for my Nikon SP 2005, and you can configure it to securely store an extra lens if needed.


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Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-22-2019
Replies: 589
Views: 148,912
Posted By rob.nyc1
Rollei 35 Classic + Tri-X Into The...

Rollei 35 Classic + Tri-X

Into The...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-22-2019
Replies: 853
Views: 95,855
Posted By rob.nyc1
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 753
Posted By rob.nyc1
Wow I just checked him out. Really amazing stuff,...

Wow I just checked him out. Really amazing stuff, thank you for sharing! If only I had an ounce of that talent :)


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Forum: Photography General Interest 07-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 753
Posted By rob.nyc1
I've been shooting only black and white. I think...

I've been shooting only black and white. I think it gives me more artistic freedom over a given scene. I can more easily make different parts of the scene pop or drop out, depending on what I'm...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-21-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By rob.nyc1
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 07-21-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By rob.nyc1
New Portfolio Site

Hey guys,

I started shooting film pretty consistently last October. I wanted a dedicated place where I can share my photos in a larger format than Instagram, and a place to share with friends &...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By rob.nyc1
Thanks to all who replied. Very reassuring....

Thanks to all who replied. Very reassuring.

Erik - how do you use an inner tube to grip it? Do you place it around the circumference, on top?


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Forum: Nikon RF 07-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By rob.nyc1
Yeah unfortunately there’s nothing to hold...

Yeah unfortunately there’s nothing to hold on to - there’s an outer aperture ring surrounding this part, with a few mm gap between the...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By rob.nyc1
Super weird, 35mm f1.8 2005 issues

I had a filter screwed onto this lens. When I went to unscrew the filter, the entire front element (where it says “W-Nikkor 1:1.8”) screwed off with the filter.

I immediately put it back...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-17-2019
Replies: 436
Views: 85,199
Posted By rob.nyc1
posted some here!...

posted some here! https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=169001
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-17-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,917
Posted By rob.nyc1
if you can deal with the scale focus, Rollei 35S...

if you can deal with the scale focus, Rollei 35S is a phenomenal...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-16-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By rob.nyc1
the patch is wonderful. I use it in low light,...

the patch is wonderful. I use it in low light, shot a few concerts with it. but then again, the camera is brand new...the previous owner never shot a roll through it.

I hope that if it dims in the...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-15-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By rob.nyc1
Thank you! Photo 1. My friend got married last...

Thank you!

Photo 1. My friend got married last week in Warsaw. That's a shot of him getting ready before the ceremony. Ironically the wedding photographer is helping him as I'm taking the photo....
Forum: Nikon RF 07-15-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By rob.nyc1
sample shots: SP 2005 + 35mm f1.8

Hey guys,

Just started shooting with the Nikon SP 2005. Here are some recent shots from a trip to Poland. Used a yellow filter (2x) and...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-27-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By rob.nyc1
I've been using it as well. The main viewfinder...

I've been using it as well. The main viewfinder is just so nice...wondering if I can get the same experience somehow without switching lenses (or cameras!). Love the 35mm.
Forum: Nikon RF 06-26-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By rob.nyc1
What is the best way to use a 35mm with the SP?

Hey guys,

How do you guys use your 35mm lens with the SP? Do you use the tiny built-in viewfinder, an external viewfinder, or do you just shoot through the main viewfinder and estimate?

Best,
Rob
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-26-2019
Replies: 257
Views: 72,948
Posted By rob.nyc1
I posted some of my favorite Rollei 35 Classic...

I posted some of my favorite Rollei 35 Classic photos here

Rollei 35 Classic!
...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,827
Posted By rob.nyc1
Rollei 35S. Would be the perfect camera if it had...

Rollei 35S. Would be the perfect camera if it had a focus patch.


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Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-20-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By rob.nyc1
Hey guys thanks for the feedback!! I’ll...

Hey guys thanks for the feedback!! I’ll definitely check out that blog, and I’ll keep posting photos on the Rollei 35 thread as they come in.


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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-18-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By rob.nyc1
What you described sounds terrifying! I will be...

What you described sounds terrifying! I will be definitely be conditioning the strap every few months to make sure it doesn’t dry out.


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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By rob.nyc1
I wonder if my case also has a nylon core. How do...

I wonder if my case also has a nylon core. How do you know?
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 06-17-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By rob.nyc1
Rollei 35 Classic!

Hey guys!

I'm new to the forum. I've been shooting with a Rollei 35 Classic for about 5 months now, and I'd like to share some of my favorite images taken with this incredible camera. Along with my...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-17-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By rob.nyc1
Nikon ever-ready case durability

Hey guys,

New to the forum, hello! I've been shooting mostly with a Rollei 35, and recently upgraded to a Nikon SP 2005 (I'm in heaven).

The camera came with an ever-ready case. Image...
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