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Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 373
Posted By Bingley
Yes, I had both the 35/1.8 and the 35/2.0 for...

Yes, I had both the 35/1.8 and the 35/2.0 for awhile. Kept the latter, in part bc it handles flare better. The 35/1.8 gives a much more vintage look, both in terms of contrast and color saturation....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 373
Posted By Bingley
Footnote: I agree with Peter Jennings’...

Footnote: I agree with Peter Jennings’ assessment above. And, needless to say, the 35/2.0 is very sharp... nice bokeh too.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 373
Posted By Bingley
I’ve had my sample of the Canon 35mm f2.0 for a...

I’ve had my sample of the Canon 35mm f2.0 for a number of years; I sold other Canon 35s but kept this one. Although I mainly shoot black and white with it, I’ve posted some color photos here which...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 6 Days Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIa, Voigtlander Skopar-S 50mm f2.5,...

Contax IIa, Voigtlander Skopar-S 50mm f2.5, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48878671851_d388af9bdf_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hteYez)Two (https://flic.kr/p/2hteYez) by bingley0522...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIa, Voigtlander Skopar-S 50mm f2.5,...

Contax IIa, Voigtlander Skopar-S 50mm f2.5, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48873233583_0cbf2345f6_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hsL6Ck)Doggerton (https://flic.kr/p/2hsL6Ck) by bingley0522...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 1 Week Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Thanks, Erik. I'm guessing f5.6.

Thanks, Erik. I'm guessing f5.6.
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 8,117
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0, Kodak...

Contax IIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0, Kodak Color Plus 200:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48074345242_aef8ea5218_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gfazXq)Evening, Moonstone Beach...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 8,117
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIa, Biogon 35mm f2.8, Kodak Color Plus...

Contax IIa, Biogon 35mm f2.8, Kodak Color Plus 200:

url=https://flic.kr/p/2fPZQV5]https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47800848542_9180fb0bf3_b.jpg[/url]In line (https://flic.kr/p/2fPZQV5) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 8,117
Posted By Bingley
A year ago I would have answered portra, but...

A year ago I would have answered portra, but recently I’ve been shooting Kodak Color Plus 200 and have been impressed ... a really beautiful all ourpose daylight film...
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By Bingley
Wonderful image... chapeau! What camera were you...

Wonderful image... chapeau! What camera were you using?
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By Bingley
Wonderful photos! This place is on my bucket...

Wonderful photos! This place is on my bucket list...
Forum: RFF Polls 1 Week Ago
Replies: 445
Views: 75,707
Posted By Bingley
Update... sold the M4-2. But acquired some...

Update... sold the M4-2. But acquired some others... the roster is now:

IIIc
M2
M3 SS
Sofort
M-E Type 240
Forum: Travel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,224
Posted By Bingley
Faris and Ayesha, I’ve admired your photos for...

Faris and Ayesha,

I’ve admired your photos for quite awhile. Do you post on Instagram or Flickr? I’d love to follow your travels and photography.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By Bingley
I only recently got a Leica digital (an M-E 240)...

I only recently got a Leica digital (an M-E 240) and am still learning it.

But I’ve carried film and digital cams for several years on linger trips. Last year in France I packed an M2 and an Oly...
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,204
Posted By Bingley
I’m the original owner of an Olympus XA, bought...

I’m the original owner of an Olympus XA, bought new at the old 47th Street Photo in NYC in the early 1980s. For most of the 1990s it was my only film camera, after a Nikon F I got in the late 1960s...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,603
Views: 496,869
Posted By Bingley
Leica M-E (Type 240), Summicron 50/2.0 v.III, no...

Leica M-E (Type 240), Summicron 50/2.0 v.III, no post-processing:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48730134631_31dd3ae336_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hf7Fi2)Mid-town (https://flic.kr/p/2hf7Fi2) by...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIa, Voigtlander Skopar-S 50mm f2.5, TMax...

Contax IIa, Voigtlander Skopar-S 50mm f2.5, TMax 100:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48835528367_a4922a57a9_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hpqRbp)Oak (https://flic.kr/p/2hpqRbp) by bingley0522...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 168
Views: 5,541
Posted By Bingley
Shhhhhh! Don't let the secret out...

Shhhhhh! Don't let the secret out...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Thanks, Erik. Good to know.

Thanks, Erik. Good to know.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Thanks, Erik. I’m not seeing focusing problems...

Thanks, Erik. I’m not seeing focusing problems with the S-mount Skopar 50 on the Contax, although I’m continuing to test.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIa, Voigtlander Skopar-S 50/2.5, TMax...

Contax IIa, Voigtlander Skopar-S 50/2.5, TMax 100:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48801937286_eaeaeec50c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hmsFHQ)Bridle Path (https://flic.kr/p/2hmsFHQ) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,750
Posted By Bingley
Lisbon. Olympus XA, Portra...

Lisbon. Olympus XA, Portra 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7282/9221635623_b75ddcfa82_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/f3ThZD)Bom Apetite!! (https://flic.kr/p/f3ThZD) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,750
Posted By Bingley
Demel, Vienna. Olympus EPL1, Lumix 20mm...

Demel, Vienna. Olympus EPL1, Lumix 20mm f1.7:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7175/6562491703_6c0c821ac8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aZUu9F)Where the magic happens... (https://flic.kr/p/aZUu9F) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,750
Posted By Bingley
Lumix GX1, Lumix 14mm...

Lumix GX1, Lumix 14mm f2.5:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2938/14500861834_ed77e15df6_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o6oH2d)Saturday night, Second City (https://flic.kr/p/o6oH2d) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,750
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8,...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8, BW400cn:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3093/3096716619_acec31da4b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5HDtXR)Grand-Luxe-Cafe (https://flic.kr/p/5HDtXR) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,750
Posted By Bingley
Canonet Q17 GIII,...

Canonet Q17 GIII, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3641/3318041556_9ccdb6cf3a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/64cQa3)Noodle-Makers (https://flic.kr/p/64cQa3) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,750
Posted By Bingley
Bessa R2A, Voigtlander Heliar 75mm f2.5, Tri-X in...

Bessa R2A, Voigtlander Heliar 75mm f2.5, Tri-X in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/1588/25992240066_f3891cb04c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FAR2q7)Ordinary things (https://flic.kr/p/FAR2q7) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,750
Posted By Bingley
This is also a favorite subject of mine. There...

This is also a favorite subject of mine. There are beautiful photos in this thread.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5,...

Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612101588_0542e01da2_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h4FJby)Washed up (https://flic.kr/p/2h4FJby) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48581663621_efac4de32e_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2h1ZJ32)Placed (https://flic.kr/p/2h1ZJ32) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5,...

Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48693942911_442a729b43_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVbKR)Contrail... (https://flic.kr/p/2hbVbKR) by bingley0522...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50/2.5, Tri-X in...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50/2.5, Tri-X in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48757481818_eb9b90b078_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hhwQEf)Directions (https://flic.kr/p/2hhwQEf) by...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50/2.5, FP4+ in...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50/2.5, FP4+ in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48752723756_8bd1e79141_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hh7sfG)Vessel (https://flic.kr/p/2hh7sfG) by bingley0522...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50/2.5, FP4+ in...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50/2.5, FP4+ in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48747494991_bd2de6f8cd_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hgDDVz)Group photo (https://flic.kr/p/2hgDDVz) by...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Thank you, Helen!

Thank you, Helen!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 391
Views: 66,074
Posted By Bingley
There were reports of problems w/ some of the...

There were reports of problems w/ some of the early Leica full-frame digital cameras, which didn't seem right for a camera that cost so much. But it sounds like the M240 has been much more reliable....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,034
Posted By Bingley
I spent a week in NYC at the end of August. I...

I spent a week in NYC at the end of August. I shot Tri-X at 800 and FP4+ at 250, and developed both in Diafine. The results are looking good (still scanning the negs). I mostly used a CV Skopar...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50mm f2.5, FP4+ in...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50mm f2.5, FP4+ in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48738044031_8daf710787_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hfPdtZ)Lunch (https://flic.kr/p/2hfPdtZ) by...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50mm f2.5, FP4+ @...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Skopar 50mm f2.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48734896398_8c969b218e_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hfx5Ns)On the High Line...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 527
Views: 46,702
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Summaron 35mm f3.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in...

Leica IIIc, Summaron 35mm f3.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48715155372_10c2c5eda6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW)Dance (https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW) by...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 5,065
Posted By Bingley
And a couple of...

And a couple of bw...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48729808443_913891b0a6_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hf61k6)L Street (https://flic.kr/p/2hf61k6) by bingley0522...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 108
Views: 5,065
Posted By Bingley
Yes it does... (JPEGs straight out of the camera,...

Yes it does... (JPEGs straight out of the camera, no PP other than straightening):


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48729795183_20e71da155_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hf5Wot)Sacramento...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,684
Views: 107,787
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Summaron 35mm f3.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in...

Leica IIIc, Summaron 35mm f3.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48715155372_10c2c5eda6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW)Dance (https://flic.kr/p/2hdMUtW) by...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Yes, nice work Erik! I will post some more pics...

Yes, nice work Erik! I will post some more pics taken with the Skopar over the weekend.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Color Skopar 50/2.5, FP4+...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Color Skopar 50/2.5, FP4+ @ iso 250 in Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48724650578_fc49ac9f19_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2heCz5o)A kiss to build a dream on......
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-12-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,614
Posted By Bingley
Oh Helen... I am so so sorry to hear the news......

Oh Helen... I am so so sorry to hear the news... you have my deepest sympathies. I hope you can take some comfort in knowing this community of RFF mourns with you.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,984
Posted By Bingley
Please, Kodak, bring Plus X...

Please, Kodak, bring Plus X back....

https://live.staticflickr.com/7827/46924207741_226362af16_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2euwQ9v)Dining (https://flic.kr/p/2euwQ9v) by bingley0522...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,984
Posted By Bingley
I still have about 10 rolls of Plus X in my...

I still have about 10 rolls of Plus X in my fridge. My favorite film ever!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-08-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 1,548
Posted By Bingley
For a “vintage” look a la 1950s, I’d second the...

For a “vintage” look a la 1950s, I’d second the recommendation on the Summaron 35mm f3.5. Another option that I didn’t see mentioned in this thread is the Canon 35mm f1.8, made in the late 1950s...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-07-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,262
Posted By Bingley
Thanks, Robert. One more question: Do you place...

Thanks, Robert. One more question: Do you place the negatives directly on the glass plate of the scanner? I tried that using Instax photos and was not happy with the results, but maybe I need to...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-06-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,065
Posted By Bingley
Thanks! It's quite a solid thing. Once I get a...

Thanks! It's quite a solid thing. Once I get a card reader and can upload photos, I'll post some pics.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 09-06-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,262
Posted By Bingley
This thread is great! Thanks for posting,...

This thread is great! Thanks for posting, Robert, and keep 'em coming, as others have said.

Question: what are you scanning your Polaroids with? I have a Leica Sofort and have not been happy...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-06-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,044
Posted By Bingley
I had a Canon 7 a few years ago. It was a nice...

I had a Canon 7 a few years ago. It was a nice camera w/ a good viewfinder. As others have noted, it's on the large size for a rangefinder, and my sample was nowhere near as smooth as the M2 I...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-06-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,065
Posted By Bingley
Bill and dourbalister, Thanks very much! As you...

Bill and dourbalister, Thanks very much! As you might have guessed this is my first Leica M digital camera so the world of six bit coding is a bit foreign to me.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-05-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,065
Posted By Bingley
My Leica M-E 240 arrived today. Charging the...

My Leica M-E 240 arrived today. Charging the battery now.... Will post photos of the camera and by the camera soon...

Question: what’s the workaround if you want to use LTM lenses on an M 240 with...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-02-2019
Replies: 65
Views: 4,209
Posted By Bingley
Hi Colton, Would you mind adding some of your...

Hi Colton, Would you mind adding some of your photos taken with this lens to the Canon Rangefinder Lens group over on Flickr? It would be great to this uncommon lens represented there and your photos...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-01-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,614
Posted By Bingley
What wonderful photos by Eric!! Thank you for...

What wonderful photos by Eric!! Thank you for sharing them, Helen, and best wishes to you both at this difficult time.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 08-16-2019
Replies: 1,684
Views: 107,787
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48516083911_4d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48516083911_4d53eb87e7_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gVcBtn)Fly (https://flic.kr/p/2gVcBtn) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,522
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Ektar:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4844/45461518574_8aa1fe53e7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cghaBL)A road over the hill (https://flic.kr/p/2cghaBL) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,522
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat Ftn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5,...

Nikkormat Ftn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48397430081_7b2251e80d_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gJHtPF)Point Lobos (https://flic.kr/p/2gJHtPF) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-13-2019
Replies: 3,209
Views: 561,112
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5 LTM,...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5 LTM, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48516083911_4d53eb87e7_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gVcBtn)Fly (https://flic.kr/p/2gVcBtn) by bingley0522...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-12-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By Bingley
I deal with the dust problem all the time. ...

I deal with the dust problem all the time. Before scanning, I wipe down the area around my scanner with a damp paper towel. I wipe down the glass plate on the scanner with an anti-static cloth. ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 817
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/2828/33131632823_8e1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/2828/33131632823_8e13f223d7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/StJh9F)Tied down (https://flic.kr/p/StJh9F) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 965
Views: 151,640
Posted By Bingley
Rolleicord Vb with yellow filter,...

Rolleicord Vb with yellow filter, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48201043106_e773e4b74c_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2grmWPm)Moonstone Beach (https://flic.kr/p/2grmWPm) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 965
Views: 151,640
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5,...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48435909152_3ceb70ef04_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gN7GiW)Valley Oak (https://flic.kr/p/2gN7GiW) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2019
Replies: 965
Views: 151,640
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat Ftn, Micro-Nikkor 55/3.5,...

Nikkormat Ftn, Micro-Nikkor 55/3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48428368117_483b6b351c_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gMs3C6)From Pigeon Point (https://flic.kr/p/2gMs3C6) by bingley0522...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Bingley
I develop a lot using diafine in the summer. Like...

I develop a lot using diafine in the summer. Like you, my tap water is pretty warm. If I use another developer that is more temp sensitive, I put the graduates in the fridge to cool down while I load...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5 LTM (1943), Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48485165922_9eec1937c3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gSt9CA)Listening (https://flic.kr/p/2gSt9CA) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-06-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Dourbalistar, John Mc, and Canyongazer: Thank you...

Dourbalistar, John Mc, and Canyongazer: Thank you so much for your comments. Much appreciated!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-05-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5,...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 50mm f1.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48469001327_0baf754ae2_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gR3isF)Listening (https://flic.kr/p/2gR3isF) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-04-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM (1943), Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48455119842_b2a08a4ba3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gPP9YJ)Playing (https://flic.kr/p/2gPP9YJ) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4804/46822606811_622c1a522b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eky6Jk)La Loire (https://flic.kr/p/2eky6Jk) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
My sample of the Canon 50/1.5 LTM is very clean. ...

My sample of the Canon 50/1.5 LTM is very clean. Some recent photos taken with that lens are in posts 155 and 162 above. Here's another...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Thanks, Erik! And more great photos from you,...

Thanks, Erik! And more great photos from you, too!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 08-01-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 22,971
Posted By Bingley
Lovely image, lynn! The Ultron is certainly a...

Lovely image, lynn! The Ultron is certainly a nice lens, but what really struck me are the lovely tones and sharpness from the HP5/ID-11 combination. I've never been able to get those results with...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 08-01-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 1,394
Posted By Bingley
Nice photos, Raid! We covered much of the same...

Nice photos, Raid! We covered much of the same ground in Norway in 2011, and it was expensive then! I think you've used the Hologon well. I find superwides daunting, but I just got a Skopar 25mm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Thanks!! Both Zeiss Sonnars (the Jena from 1943...

Thanks!! Both Zeiss Sonnars (the Jena from 1943 and the Opton from the 1950s) have been wonderful surprises, especially in black and white with the Jena and in color with the Opton.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-01-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By Bingley
I constantly fight dust when using my flatbed...

I constantly fight dust when using my flatbed scanner. Before scanning, I wipe down all surfaces around the scanner (e.g. where I'll be putting negs on plastic holders) with a damp paper towel. I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 07-31-2019
Replies: 636
Views: 189,143
Posted By Bingley
I posted the photo below over on the Sonnar...

I posted the photo below over on the Sonnar thread, but it also belongs here. This was taken with a 1943 Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM, on XP2, with a Leica IIIc. The person who sold it to me last...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM (1943), XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48377497126_31097c5db5_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gGXjs3)Cypress (https://flic.kr/p/2gGXjs3) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM (1943), XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48384824237_0bd4237342_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gHASxx)Oaks (https://flic.kr/p/2gHASxx) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-31-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM...

Leica IIIc, Zeiss Jena Sonnar 5cm f1.5 LTM (1943), XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48419664386_02064f3859_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gLFriL)Laurel (https://flic.kr/p/2gLFriL) by bingley0522...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-26-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Bingley
I have almost exactly the same set up, except I...

I have almost exactly the same set up, except I got the Voigtlander SC Skopar 25mm f4.0. I love the Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0 lens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-24-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 1,674
Posted By Bingley
To keep the weight and size down, I often take a...

To keep the weight and size down, I often take a Leica IIIc, or a Rollei 35, or an Olympus XA as a second camera, along with a Leica M.

A Leica M2 (with black and white) and an Olympus XA (with...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2019
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,628
Posted By Bingley
Oooo, good for you, Helen! I wonder how you'll...

Oooo, good for you, Helen! I wonder how you'll find using it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2019
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5,...

Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48319379182_623d5a8a08_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gBPs1w)Bluffs (https://flic.kr/p/2gBPs1w) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2019
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5,...

Nikkormat FTn, Micro-Nikkor 55mm f3.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48327296607_6865ba3aa7_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gCw2zR)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2gCw2zR) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.O, Kodak...

Contax IIIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.O, Kodak Color Plus 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7851/32654122877_53d549ecb0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RKwV5z)Tangle. (https://flic.kr/p/RKwV5z) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Nikkor-H 50/2.0,...

Leica IIIc, Nikkor-H 50/2.0, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7865/46287668945_c7f472fe12_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dwhpkF)De Young (https://flic.kr/p/2dwhpkF) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Nikkor-H 50/2.0,...

Leica IIIc, Nikkor-H 50/2.0, XP2:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7896/40217696413_670d3ce853_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24gUcYR)Mission Street (https://flic.kr/p/24gUcYR) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 50/1.5, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46703671645_891bc33c1f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ea3ws2)Notre Dame (https://flic.kr/p/2ea3ws2) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,719
Posted By Bingley
Rockland, ME. Canon IVSB2, CV Heliar 75/2.5,...

Rockland, ME. Canon IVSB2, CV Heliar 75/2.5, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4409/35965927440_8140be1406_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WNbMcf)Tied (https://flic.kr/p/WNbMcf) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,719
Posted By Bingley
Sognefjord, Norway. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5,...

Sognefjord, Norway. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/6087/6154308871_5fbc580709_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/anQrBD)Ferry (https://flic.kr/p/anQrBD) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,719
Posted By Bingley
Sognefjord, Norway. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5,...

Sognefjord, Norway. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5, Portra 160:

https://live.staticflickr.com/6142/6193862009_8422e692db_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/arkaoi)Boat to Bergen (https://flic.kr/p/arkaoi) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,719
Posted By Bingley
Ferry crossing Lake Champlain. Rolleicord III,...

Ferry crossing Lake Champlain. Rolleicord III, Tri-X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2923/14595567289_2ecee5fb4a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oeL6DT)The Photog (https://flic.kr/p/oeL6DT) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,719
Posted By Bingley
Vinalhaven Ferry. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5,...

Vinalhaven Ferry. Leica M2, CV Skopar 50/2.5, Portra 160:

https://live.staticflickr.com/2820/33925197861_ff1d996213_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TFRvov)Far away (https://flic.kr/p/TFRvov) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-18-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,719
Posted By Bingley
From Vinalhaven to Rockland, Maine. Rollei 35,...

From Vinalhaven to Rockland, Maine. Rollei 35, Portra 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4330/36074563946_56052e8f32_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WXMz3s)To Rockland (https://flic.kr/p/WXMz3s) by...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 496,869
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48053419141_a9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48053419141_a97149f038_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gdjkmz)Monterey Bay (https://flic.kr/p/2gdjkmz) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 496,869
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48020014818_bf...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48020014818_bfafdbbb44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gan8pY)Green trim (https://flic.kr/p/2gan8pY) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-16-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 496,869
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47800848542_91...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47800848542_9180fb0bf3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2fPZQV5)In line (https://flic.kr/p/2fPZQV5) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-09-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,356
Posted By Bingley
My current favorite in the Contax IIa (recently...

My current favorite in the Contax IIa (recently purchased from a member here) with the Opton Sonnar 50/2.0 and the Biogon 35/2.8. Really, really pleased with the quality of those lenses and love the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-08-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,065
Posted By Bingley
I have not heard that the M240 series has had a...

I have not heard that the M240 series has had a lot of problems, unlike the M8 and M9, so the "money pit" issue may have changed. The other thread on the reliability of the M240 line seems to bear...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-29-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,065
Posted By Bingley
I’m interested...

I’m interested...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-29-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 1,626
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/1914/43467858830_d6d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1914/43467858830_d6d9f482d6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/29e792U)Man and bird (https://flic.kr/p/29e792U) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-29-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,362
Posted By Bingley
Will the S mount Skopar 50/2.5 focus properly on...

Will the S mount Skopar 50/2.5 focus properly on a Contax IIa?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-27-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By Bingley
I’ve had the Skopar 35 and still have the Canon...

I’ve had the Skopar 35 and still have the Canon 35/2.0. Both are superb and you can’t go wrong with either. The Skopar will be more flare resistant. The Canon is not quite so contrasty as tbe Skopar,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2019
Replies: 5,603
Views: 496,869
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0, Kodak...

Contax IIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0, Kodak Color Plus 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48067357571_6efd6eef11_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gexLLk)Boardwalk, Moonstone Beach...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-25-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 48,317
Posted By Bingley
I took these photos in 2012 not long after...

I took these photos in 2012 not long after acquiring my sample of this lens. Leica M4-2, Canon 35mm f2.0, FP4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/8485/8172695665_bc90d9e48d_b.jpg...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-18-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,362
Posted By Bingley
I have an Amedeo adapter — Contax RF to Leica M. ...

I have an Amedeo adapter — Contax RF to Leica M. My Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.0 works perfectly on it. My recently acquired Skopar 50/2.5 in S mount does not. I don’t know whether this reflects a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 16,166
Posted By Bingley
American River parkway, Sacramento, CA. Contax...

American River parkway, Sacramento, CA. Contax IIIa, Carl Zeiss Biogon 35mm f2.8, Kodak Color Plus 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7858/47561557932_7187fa2845_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 16,166
Posted By Bingley
Rancho San Antonio, Cupertino, CA. Rolleicord...

Rancho San Antonio, Cupertino, CA. Rolleicord Vb, Portra 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40806296503_3978b6cfa7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25aUWhg)Shadow and shade...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-17-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 16,166
Posted By Bingley
Rancho San Antonio, Cupertino, CA. Rolleicord...

Rancho San Antonio, Cupertino, CA. Rolleicord Vb, Portra 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46956694994_829854d4a7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2expkty)Rancho San Antonio...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Bingley
Thanks. I thought something was missing. Doug,...

Thanks. I thought something was missing. Doug, please delete my last post in the color landscapes thread... it duplicates the immediately preceding post. Did not intend to post the same pic twice....
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 06-16-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Bingley
Where did the "delete" button go?

I would like to delete a post, but when I click on "edit" on that post, I don't see a delete button anywhere. I'm using Chrome. Can someone please tell me where to find it? Thanks
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-16-2019
Replies: 118
Views: 16,166
Posted By Bingley
Moonstone Beach, Cambria, CA. Contax IIa, Zeiss...

Moonstone Beach, Cambria, CA. Contax IIa, Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0, Kodak Color Plus 200.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48074345242_aef8ea5218_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gfazXq)Evening,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2019
Replies: 111
Views: 3,920
Posted By Bingley
The M4-P and later Ms have tighter 35mm...

The M4-P and later Ms have tighter 35mm framelines, which is why they supposedly work perfectly with 40mm lenses.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,809
Posted By Bingley
Since you personally prefer medium format, take...

Since you personally prefer medium format, take the Rolleiflex. If it were me, I'd take a Rolleiflex and one very small 35mm camera, like an Olympus XA or a Rollei 35.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,537
Posted By Bingley
I use, and actually love, my little Fuji X70,...

I use, and actually love, my little Fuji X70, which is kinda like the GRIII, and has an equivalent 28mm lens. I use the camera mainly indoors, taking pictures of "things," where getting close to the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-07-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 48,317
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, Plus...

Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, Plus X:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7827/46924207741_226362af16_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2euwQ9v)Dining (https://flic.kr/p/2euwQ9v) by...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-07-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 48,317
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4823/46865744931_193636c454_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2epncc2)Cue'd (https://flic.kr/p/2epncc2) by bingley0522...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-07-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 48,317
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0, TMax 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4915/30896068117_def7fea1b8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P5bqDB)Quai d'Orleans (https://flic.kr/p/P5bqDB) by bingley0522...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,047
Posted By Bingley
I've had the same problem when trying to upload...

I've had the same problem when trying to upload photos on my home PC, as recently as this past Saturday. I can upload from my iPad, however.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-17-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 3,496
Posted By Bingley
Nice one, Erik ^^^^^^^. I think I still prefer...

Nice one, Erik ^^^^^^^.

I think I still prefer the look of the Skopar 50/2.5.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-17-2019
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
Thanks. Yes, the FT3 landed on the lower right...

Thanks. Yes, the FT3 landed on the lower right corner. Bad dent, but more importantly the film advance doesn't work, and it would cost more to repair it than it was to buy the FTn (even though the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-16-2019
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
I recently picked up a black FTn in great shape...

I recently picked up a black FTn in great shape as a replacement for a black FT3 that took a hard fall on concrete and would cost more to repair than to replace. Also got a micro nikkor 55mm f3.5 to...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-15-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 1,922
Posted By Bingley
I can't claim to have shot a lot of vintage 35mm...

I can't claim to have shot a lot of vintage 35mm lenses, but I'd also vote for the Canon 35/1.8. It has a less contrasty look than the more "modern" 35/2.0 (which I still have and shoot all the...
Forum: Travel 05-14-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bingley
My two cents: M3 + Hologon + 50mm; small m4/3. ...

My two cents: M3 + Hologon + 50mm; small m4/3. That's it.

Last summer in France, I took an M2 + 35 + 50, and an Olympus Pen F with 17 & 45 native lenses. This was a perfect, lightweight kit for...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-12-2019
Replies: 415
Views: 178,609
Posted By Bingley
Just ordered one o& these for my Contax IIa...

Just ordered one o& these for my Contax IIa...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2019
Replies: 409
Views: 31,265
Posted By Bingley
San Francisco. Contax IIa, Biogon 35mm f2.8,...

San Francisco. Contax IIa, Biogon 35mm f2.8, Kodak Color Plus 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47038572474_f48bcf43ae_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eECYNf)Drapes (https://flic.kr/p/2eECYNf) by...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-11-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By Bingley
I also found it by googling “alec soth interview...

I also found it by googling “alec soth interview stephen shore” and it came right up. Fascinating read. Shore makes an interesting comparison between Instagram photos (I’ve been following his...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-10-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Bingley
Nice photos, froyd! I have both lenses (although...

Nice photos, froyd! I have both lenses (although my post-war coated Elmar went missing in 2017). They're both excellent on Barnack Leicas, but in terms of handling the Skopar wins hands down. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-10-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,100
Posted By Bingley
Zeiss ZM Planar 50mm f2.0. Fantastic optic, and I...

Zeiss ZM Planar 50mm f2.0. Fantastic optic, and I admire the photos I’ve seen with it, but I don’t like the high contrast and the size. So my copy is for sale. See my signature below and add in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-07-2019
Replies: 240
Views: 7,047
Posted By Bingley
I have a pro account and have noticed in recent...

I have a pro account and have noticed in recent days substantial delays in loading my photostream.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-07-2019
Replies: 183
Views: 20,627
Posted By Bingley
M3 with Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.0, Amedeo...

M3 with Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.0, Amedeo adapter, Fujicolor 200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4855/32448888018_f850ac0a72_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Rrp2Uw)Recovery (https://flic.kr/p/Rrp2Uw) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm...

Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4807/46139496941_79780ff1a0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dibYXX)Foothill scrub (https://flic.kr/p/2dibYXX) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm...

Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50mm f2.0:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4834/31172973507_b33f349a34_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PuDCYt)Rainy weekend (https://flic.kr/p/PuDCYt) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-05-2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15,651
Posted By Bingley
Canon 50mm...

Canon 50mm f1.5:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4845/45067211014_a0f70f293a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bEreHy)Air conditioning and conversation (https://flic.kr/p/2bEreHy) by bingley0522...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-29-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 4,658
Posted By Bingley
90% of my non-street photography is done w/ a 50,...

90% of my non-street photography is done w/ a 50, and I still use 50 for street as well.

But my go-to lens for street photography is a 35, either the Canon 35/2.0 on a Leica M, or an Olympus XA. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 3,073
Views: 741,258
Posted By Bingley
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46744655835_27...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46744655835_27fa63e4c3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2edEzBZ)Beach (https://flic.kr/p/2edEzBZ) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-20-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bingley
Contax IIIa with a Biogon 35mm...

Contax IIIa with a Biogon 35mm f2.8:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7922/46686875795_9cae4983d4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2e8yrCp)Pears (https://flic.kr/p/2e8yrCp) by bingley0522...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-19-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bingley
An excellent idea for a Zeiss Contax month, which...

An excellent idea for a Zeiss Contax month, which I celebrated by getting a very nice Contax IIa to go with my Contax IIIa. Here are a couple of shots from the IIIa, with the Zeiss Opton Sonnar...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,139
Posted By Bingley
Prayers... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46...

Prayers...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46703671645_891bc33c1f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ea3ws2)Notre Dame (https://flic.kr/p/2ea3ws2) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,139
Posted By Bingley
The wooden roof and spire that were destroyed...

The wooden roof and spire that were destroyed were added in the 19th century, but we'll have to see how much damage there was to the older parts of the cathedral.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-15-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 3,139
Posted By Bingley
Heartbreaking... https://live.staticflickr.com/48...

Heartbreaking...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4893/45674052282_e7819566b7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cA4su3)Notre Dame (https://flic.kr/p/2cA4su3) by bingley0522...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-10-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 19,007
Posted By Bingley
I will also miss him. Rest in peace, Roger, and...

I will also miss him. Rest in peace, Roger, and deepest condolences to Frances.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-04-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 19,007
Posted By Bingley
Thank you, Roger, for all you've contributed to...

Thank you, Roger, for all you've contributed to photography and this forum. You have been such a wonderful source of information and inspiration.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-30-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,494
Posted By Bingley
Bessa R2A, Summicron 50mm f2.0 v.iii, TMax...

Bessa R2A, Summicron 50mm f2.0 v.iii, TMax 400:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8093/29005068502_413bc19d82_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Lc5ykY)A break (https://flic.kr/p/Lc5ykY) by bingley0522...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-28-2019
Replies: 95
Views: 38,852
Posted By Bingley
I love this little...

I love this little lens...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/928/29629730308_619ac42854_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/M9h7x7)Shade (https://flic.kr/p/M9h7x7) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,494
Posted By Bingley
Our own bobkonos... Canon L1, Canon 50/1.5,...

Our own bobkonos... Canon L1, Canon 50/1.5, Arista Premium 400:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7329/10838462725_a86b468430_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hvKXmZ)bobkonos (https://flic.kr/p/hvKXmZ) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,494
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35/2.0, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 35/2.0, TMax 400:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1947/31980947688_99a4437a2f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QJ3HxN)Two French dudes (https://flic.kr/p/QJ3HxN) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,494
Posted By Bingley
Bessa R2A, Leica Summicron 50/2.0 v.III, TMax...

Bessa R2A, Leica Summicron 50/2.0 v.III, TMax 400:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7553/27635279645_579e1e7342_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/J732QH)Two Moms and a Birthday Girl (https://flic.kr/p/J732QH)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,494
Posted By Bingley
Bessa R, Canon 50/1.8, Fuji...

Bessa R, Canon 50/1.8, Fuji Superia:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2263/2375206045_014cbef7f5_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/4BTy1n)Portraits-in-Time (https://flic.kr/p/4BTy1n) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,494
Posted By Bingley
Bessa R3A, Leica Summitar 50/2.0, Neopan...

Bessa R3A, Leica Summitar 50/2.0, Neopan 1600:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2652/4160153419_6bbe451b8e_z.jpg?zz=1 (https://flic.kr/p/7kBSF6)Good-Soup (https://flic.kr/p/7kBSF6) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2019
Replies: 638
Views: 17,494
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Color Skopar 50/2.5, TMax...

Leica IIIc, Voigtlander Color Skopar 50/2.5, TMax 400:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4080/4773099967_8ec2c346a5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/8gMok2)Waiting (https://flic.kr/p/8gMok2) by bingley0522...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-12-2019
Replies: 147
Views: 52,524
Posted By Bingley
I haven't shot much with the Elmar recently, but...

I haven't shot much with the Elmar recently, but here are a few Summitar photos from June 2018. All were taken with a Leica IIIc, a coated Summitar from 1949, and TMax...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2019
Replies: 409
Views: 31,265
Posted By Bingley
Love this one.

Love this one.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 2,069
Posted By Bingley
This^^^^^ without a doubt. An M2 in good working...

This^^^^^ without a doubt. An M2 in good working order will last forever...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,923
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0 LTM, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 35mm f2.0 LTM, TMax 400:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7925/47078813511_fe993504bd_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eJce4e)Auray (https://flic.kr/p/2eJce4e) by bingley0522...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-11-2019
Replies: 598
Views: 88,897
Posted By Bingley
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7887/32126749077_71...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7887/32126749077_71c8608634_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QWVZdR)Seule (https://flic.kr/p/QWVZdR) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,206
Posted By Bingley
My travel kit still consists of one “main” film...

My travel kit still consists of one “main” film camera, one m4/3 digital, and a “pocket camera” such as an Oly XA or a Rollei 35. I enjoy film photography too much to give it up, although most film I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,923
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil. h:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7838/40074481433_ffd43c0727_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/244fca4)Paysage de Bretagne (https://flic.kr/p/244fca4)...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bingley
I have both of these lenses. Theyíre both...

I have both of these lenses. Theyíre both excellent. The Canon has a more modern look and is great with color as well as bw.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,621
Posted By Bingley
I still think that the Canon 50/1.8 is a terrific...

I still think that the Canon 50/1.8 is a terrific lens, in any of the versions. It’s probably undervalued bc so many were made and it’s pretty cheap. But it’s an outstanding performer.

I’m also a...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 02-07-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Bingley
bought an Amedeo adapter for my Zeiss Opton...

bought an Amedeo adapter for my Zeiss Opton Sonnar 50/2.0 to use on a Leica M3... xpensive but worth every penny....
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-07-2019
Replies: 49
Views: 1,773
Posted By Bingley
I got my very clean copy a few years ago from a...

I got my very clean copy a few years ago from a member here (thanks, again, Roland!), and shoot it on my IVSB2 and my M2. Took it to France this past summer and it performed like a champ. Really a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,923
Posted By Bingley
Stunning, Erik, beautiful work. I see your point...

Stunning, Erik, beautiful work. I see your point about absence of grain...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,923
Posted By Bingley
Anthony, Thank you so much for your comments. I...

Anthony, Thank you so much for your comments. I do strive for a long tonal range, although I must also fess up to making small adjustments in post-processing (LR, in my case). But the TMax/HC 110...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-06-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,923
Posted By Bingley
Thank you, Pan!

Thank you, Pan!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,923
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400 in HC 110 dil. h:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7828/40001296383_544290d112_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23WM6MR)St. Malo (https://flic.kr/p/23WM6MR) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-29-2019
Replies: 333
Views: 54,151
Posted By Bingley
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1902/45329304011_d2...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1902/45329304011_d23b525d21_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2c4AwQk)Auray (https://flic.kr/p/2c4AwQk) by bingley0522 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-29-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 20,989
Posted By Bingley
Wink Very nice! There's one of these lenses for sale...

Very nice! There's one of these lenses for sale in Classifieds if anyone is interested....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-28-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 20,989
Posted By Bingley
How does the Auto Takumar compare to the 35mm...

How does the Auto Takumar compare to the 35mm f3.5 Super Takumar.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 01-27-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By Bingley
You probably already knew this but... the Q has a...

You probably already knew this but... the Q has a full frame sensor whereas the CL has an APS-C sensor with a crop factor like the Fujis you used. I don’t know whether the difference in sensor size...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-26-2019
Replies: 175
Views: 17,189
Posted By Bingley
Yes indeed. Iíve been looking closely at the...

Yes indeed. Iíve been looking closely at the threads. The new ultron looks v promising and the small size is a huge plus for me, but thereís no questioning the performance of the M-Ultron 35/1.7.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-25-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 22,971
Posted By Bingley
Any intel on when this lens might be available in...

Any intel on when this lens might be available in the US?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-25-2019
Replies: 146
Views: 4,767
Posted By Bingley
I have a 1949 IIIc in excellent condition that I...

I have a 1949 IIIc in excellent condition that I enjoy shooting as much if not more as any other camera I have. I use a CV brightline auxiliary finder for framing. Resistance to the Barnack bug is...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2019
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Ektar:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4911/31231384207_56bd3fa738_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PzP1rv)Manzanita (https://flic.kr/p/PzP1rv) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2019
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Ektar:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4844/45461518574_d2554c02f5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cghaBL)A road over the hill (https://flic.kr/p/2cghaBL) by bingley0522...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2019
Replies: 288
Views: 38,828
Posted By Bingley
Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8,...

Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Ektar:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4819/44395346220_d16d007051_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aD4KHN)Calaveras County, CA (https://flic.kr/p/2aD4KHN) by bingley0522...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,923
Posted By Bingley
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.5 LTM, TMax 400:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4804/46822606811_426a028df8_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eky6Jk)La Loire (https://flic.kr/p/2eky6Jk) by bingley0522...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-20-2019
Replies: 617
Views: 142,745
Posted By Bingley
Leica IIIc, 1949 coated Summitar, TMax...

Leica IIIc, 1949 coated Summitar, TMax 100:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4825/45916875124_6981e05bdc_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2cXvZfL)The White Place (https://flic.kr/p/2cXvZfL) by bingley0522...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-20-2019
Replies: 323
Views: 25,582
Posted By Bingley
This^^^^. Saw lots of great photos on Flickr and...

This^^^^. Saw lots of great photos on Flickr and Instagram with the Trip, so I got one from Tripman in the UK. Can’t seem to focus the thing correctly. I don’t have this problem with m Rollei 35s....
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-14-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Bingley
Got it. The Product Options wasn’t working on my...

Got it. The Product Options wasn’t working on my iPad, but it worked on the PC. Thanks, Steve and Helen.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 01-14-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Bingley
Editing an ad in Classifieds

I used to know how to do this, but for some reason I'm unable to find where to click when you want to go back into an ad you've placed in Classifieds to edit its contents.

Can you send out...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 20,989
Posted By Bingley
Kevin, Buy the Spotmatic kit, keep the lens, and...

Kevin, Buy the Spotmatic kit, keep the lens, and sell the camera... you can then tell Paula that you got the lens for less than it would cost on evilbay... (and from a reputable seller).

Edit: Paula...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 20,989
Posted By Bingley
Ahem... there are some Takumar lenses for sale in...

Ahem... there are some Takumar lenses for sale in Classifieds right now, if anyone's interested... Just sayin'...;-)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 20,989
Posted By Bingley
Wonderful photo, Colton!!

Wonderful photo, Colton!!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-14-2019
Replies: 533
Views: 47,923
Posted By Bingley
James, Thanks for that! And great to hear that...

James,

Thanks for that! And great to hear that the development approach I use for TMax 400 worked for you too!

I'm going to try Perceptol one of these days b/c I love the results that Erik van...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-14-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 8,400
Posted By Bingley
My Uncle Ned Westover used Hasselblads in the...

My Uncle Ned Westover used Hasselblads in the 1960s on his photo travels all over the world. I never dreamed I would be able to afford one, but prices are now fairly reasonable.

I joined the Hassy...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Bingley
One additional tip on the V500: after you get the...

One additional tip on the V500: after you get the preview of your images, click on "full size" for each previewed image and then look at the little histogram button over on the left (with the other...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Bingley
I've been intrigued by the idea of putting...

I've been intrigued by the idea of putting negatives directly on the glass plate. I understand that the Epson V700 scanner series will allow you to do that. The V500 won't (or, at least, I've never...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-09-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Bingley
Exactly. That's what I use.

Exactly. That's what I use.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-08-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bingley
I'm still primarily a film photographer, mainly...

I'm still primarily a film photographer, mainly working in black and white, and enjoy the process as well as the results. But there's no doubting the quality of digital cameras these days. So, in...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-07-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By Bingley
Congrats on a great find! I’ve been using an...

Congrats on a great find! I’ve been using an Epson V500 scanner for at least 7 years. I recommend getting some ANR glass inserts to press 35mm negs flat in the plastic holders. Also, play around with...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-07-2019
Replies: 382
Views: 20,989
Posted By Bingley
I will have some Pentax gear for sale and in...

I will have some Pentax gear for sale and in Classifieds soon. Stay tuned.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,593
Posted By Bingley
2018 was a good year for me, photographically. ...

2018 was a good year for me, photographically. Tough choosing a favorite, but 2018 was the year in which I made my first trip to New Mexico, and got to think about the juxtaposition of old and new. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 4,593
Posted By Bingley
Love this. Bravo!

Love this. Bravo!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,011
Posted By Bingley
Yes! TMax 100 in HC 110 dil h is both fine...

Yes! TMax 100 in HC 110 dil h is both fine grained and quite sharp. Itís my go-to film for bw landscapes in 35mm. Beautiful tones too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2019
Replies: 451
Views: 53,908
Posted By Bingley
Tri-X @ iso 800 in Diafine, yellow...

Tri-X @ iso 800 in Diafine, yellow filter:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4852/32675435518_b1c56a0ae3_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RMq9zU)Tufa tower (https://flic.kr/p/RMq9zU) by bingley0522...
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