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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 699
Posted By capitalK
When I was a freelance photojournalist my...

When I was a freelance photojournalist my three-lens kit was:

16-35mm f/2.8 L
135mm f/2 L
300mm f/2.8 L

With a 50mm f/1.4 in the bag for good measure.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 1,112
Posted By capitalK
My solution isn't perfect, but serves me...

My solution isn't perfect, but serves me well.

Every time I put the camera down, I park the shutter speed dial to one number below what the film speed is.

So for 400 speed film, I'll park it to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 582
Views: 66,260
Posted By capitalK
This week I am donating one of my cameras to the...

This week I am donating one of my cameras to the Hockey Hall of Fame. It's a beat-up Rollei 35 I purchased in about 2010 for $5.

The camera is inscribed 'R A Eagleson, Toronto, Canada'

The only...
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Yah, it's wrong when it's cocked. The previous...

Yah, it's wrong when it's cocked.

The previous owner was probably changing shutter speeds when uncocked and it got misaligned?
Forum: Photography General Interest 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A FED 3. Seems to work, except the shutter speed...

A FED 3. Seems to work, except the shutter speed dial seems to be mis-aligned. It will do fast and slow shutter speeds, but not when lined up with the proper number.

Trying to find a fix or just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
An SX-70 in ivory white. It's leather is rough...

An SX-70 in ivory white. It's leather is rough but should be right as rain after I replace it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By capitalK
All my grandfather had was a Polaroid and he...

All my grandfather had was a Polaroid and he didn't even leave it to me :P
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-15-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Today I did some pre-father's day shopping... for...

Today I did some pre-father's day shopping... for myself.

An adapter to use my M glass on my Sony A7 II.

A 100-pack of 35mm negative sleeves.

2 rolls of Kodak Pro Image 100.

A Pentax 110 Super...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,653
Posted By capitalK
I have had to start asking for more than I want...

I have had to start asking for more than I want for items in hopes of getting what I actually want as a low-ball offer on Kijiji and eBay.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-11-2019
Replies: 89
Views: 6,876
Posted By capitalK
Arch...

Arch enemies:

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Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 06-10-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 822
Posted By capitalK
Not sure what brand adapter I use (it was cheap),...

Not sure what brand adapter I use (it was cheap), but of all my adapted glass on My A7 II, I think my OM lenses are my favourite. Just the right size, feel solid, work well.

Currently I am using the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
"New" leather case for my Leica II. I have a...

"New" leather case for my Leica II. I have a shallow sum-nosed case for the matching Nickel Elmar, but it doesn't fit my collapsable Summar. This case should do it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-07-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Bought a Minolta X-700 with motor drive, 28mm...

Bought a Minolta X-700 with motor drive, 28mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.4.

I intended to flip it, but put a few test rolls through it tonight and it was a lot of fun (especially with the motor...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-07-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 10,202
Posted By capitalK
I bought it shortly after buying a M8, which...

I bought it shortly after buying a M8, which unfortunately went in for repair and is probably not coming back due to lack of parts. Luckily it was under store warranty and they will be refunding...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-03-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,423
Posted By capitalK
I have been loaned an M10-P for a few days, I'll...

I have been loaned an M10-P for a few days, I'll attach my Industar-61 when I get home. :P
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-28-2019
Replies: 1,080
Views: 234,721
Posted By capitalK
1936 50mm...

1936 50mm Summar

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1559069243.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-27-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Went to a camera show yesterday and got out...

Went to a camera show yesterday and got out relatively cheap. Only bought a Kodak 28mm finder, which is offset to the left and completely covers the shutter dial on my M3. Serves me right for not...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By capitalK
Never mind, if you’re taking a Leica digital....

Never mind, if you’re taking a Leica digital. Should have read closer.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 05-26-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By capitalK
How about a collapsible 50? Makes such a nice,...

How about a collapsible 50? Makes such a nice, small package. One of the great advantages to Ms for travel, in my opinion.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-25-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,375
Posted By capitalK
I always swore I would never wear one, but I...

I always swore I would never wear one, but I picked up an outdoors-type vest that doubles as a photo vest. I guess I softened after turning 40.

I have to say, for a walk in the woods with a Leica, a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-25-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
I tried a bunch of lens brands and adapters on my...

I tried a bunch of lens brands and adapters on my Sony A7 II and the OMs are the ones I use the most (28mm f/3.5 and 50mm f/1.4)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-25-2019
Replies: 2,125
Views: 591,851
Posted By capitalK
Just got this Leica II back from a repair and CLA...

Just got this Leica II back from a repair and CLA by David Yau and couldn't be happier. Everything is so smooth.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-24-2019
Replies: 82
Views: 3,195
Posted By capitalK
Yah, that's gonna be a no from me, dawg.

Yah, that's gonna be a no from me, dawg.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-22-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 12,237
Posted By capitalK
OK, thanks. Purchased.

OK, thanks. Purchased.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-22-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 12,237
Posted By capitalK
Any updates? Was thinking of finally pressing the...

Any updates? Was thinking of finally pressing the button, but it seems like development has slowed? Still at version 1.2.1. This post from February said 1.3 was coming?

Any news?
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A repair on my Leica II and M3. So happy with...

A repair on my Leica II and M3.

So happy with the results.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-19-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A beauty Voigtlander Vito B that seems to have a...

A beauty Voigtlander Vito B that seems to have a stuck shutter. I'll take the top off it and tinker.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 05-10-2019
Replies: 127
Views: 36,217
Posted By capitalK
Favourite I have used is the original M-D,...

Favourite I have used is the original M-D, followed by the original Monochrom. I would like to use the newer versions of them sometime.

The only one I have owned is the M8, which is currently in the...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-09-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 6,426
Posted By capitalK
Nice! I can't wait for my recent Leica II find to...

Nice! I can't wait for my recent Leica II find to come back from CLA.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-06-2019
Replies: 2,125
Views: 591,851
Posted By capitalK
Oh my God, a thumbs up on a Barnack is genius.

Oh my God, a thumbs up on a Barnack is genius.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-02-2019
Replies: 2,125
Views: 591,851
Posted By capitalK
Picked up this Leica II last weekend at an...

Picked up this Leica II last weekend at an outdoor flea market. Very clean but needs a CLA. Going to send it out...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-01-2019
Replies: 1,080
Views: 234,721
Posted By capitalK
1936 Leica Summar f/2 on my Leica...

1936 Leica Summar f/2 on my Leica M8.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1556719512.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
First day of the local outdoor Sunday antique...

First day of the local outdoor Sunday antique market and I walked away with a gorgeous black paint Leica II with 11 o’clock nickel Elmar and a Leica IIIa with collapsible Summar.

My first Barnacks....
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-24-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
It's big! Certainly not a stealthy lens. The 35mm...

It's big! Certainly not a stealthy lens. The 35mm f/2 is probably half the size and would be a little more comfy for street shooting.

The 28mm has a 52mm filter thread.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Picked up a 7Artisans 28mm f/1.4 to tide me over...

Picked up a 7Artisans 28mm f/1.4 to tide me over until I make a final decision on what lenses to complement the M8.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Against my better judgement, I purchased an...

Against my better judgement, I purchased an M8.

So far I like it, but because I currently only had an M3, I only have three 50mm lenses and one 90mm.

50mm framelines on the M8 are like the 90mm on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
This morning I pressed the button on a black OM-1...

This morning I pressed the button on a black OM-1 with 50mm f/1.8 on Kijiji.

Then later in the morning I walked into a local antique shop and found ANOTHER black OM-1 with 50mm f/1.4, 28mm f/3.5 and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-07-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A couple of 35mm rolls of Kodak E100. Mostly...

A couple of 35mm rolls of Kodak E100. Mostly doing my part to support them so they will roll out some 120, hopefully.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-07-2019
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,795
Posted By capitalK
Bought a copy of Bruno Barbey's 'The Italians' at...

Bought a copy of Bruno Barbey's 'The Italians' at the local thrift shop.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Bought a copy of Bruno Barbey's 'The Italians'...

Bought a copy of Bruno Barbey's 'The Italians' (https://www.lensculture.com/books/2109-the-italians) at the local thrift shop.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Burlington Camera is a dangerous place for my...

Burlington Camera is a dangerous place for my wallet.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-21-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Great thrift store find, a mint Olympus Stylus...

Great thrift store find, a mint Olympus Stylus Epic DLX for $5.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2019
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Two rolls of 110 film to finally test out my...

Two rolls of 110 film to finally test out my Pentax 110 Super that I bought in the fall.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Dang. It's got a 25mm thread and I don't have a...

Dang. It's got a 25mm thread and I don't have a 25-39mm adapter handy. Going to have to wait to try it out.

Edit: Nevermind, an adapter was screwed into the Saunders enlarger. Crisis averted.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
I bought a Saunders enlarger today at a thrift...

I bought a Saunders enlarger today at a thrift store, but only for the Schneider Kreuznach 60mm f/5.6 Componon lens.

I plan to use it in my Durst ColorCopy to digitize my medium format negs. My 50mm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A Polaroid 636 Closeup. Kind of a crappy standard...

A Polaroid 636 Closeup. Kind of a crappy standard 80s Polaroid that takes 600 film, but it was as-new in box.

I'll probably flip it because I bought it for nothing and this model actually sells for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2018
Replies: 70
Views: 1,445
Posted By capitalK
I would say the Rolleiflex 2.8F has been getting...

I would say the Rolleiflex 2.8F has been getting the most consistent use since I bought it last summer. I don't know that I have put even a full roll through my previous fave — the M3 — in that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,685
Posted By capitalK
An OM to NEX adapter for my A7 II.

An OM to NEX adapter for my A7 II.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-18-2018
Replies: 1,179
Views: 447,764
Posted By capitalK
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1545148307.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-12-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By capitalK
I went to the outdoor antique market just about...

I went to the outdoor antique market just about every Sunday this spring and summer.

Mostly there was not much of interest, I bought a broken Zenit E to get the Helios-44M lens and there were a few...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
An Olympus Stylus Epic that I picked up for $3.99...

An Olympus Stylus Epic that I picked up for $3.99 at a thrift store.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A Pentax Auto 110 Super 4-lens...

A Pentax Auto 110 Super 4-lens kit.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1543857026.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-03-2018
Replies: 2,699
Views: 793,105
Posted By capitalK
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1543857026.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-02-2018
Replies: 2,699
Views: 793,105
Posted By capitalK
On Friday I purchased the Canon Magnifier at a...

On Friday I purchased the Canon Magnifier at a thrift store, without having a classic Canon SLR to put it on.

Later the same day this AE-1 was on Kijiji and I scooped it up. Needs a bit of a clean,...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 12-02-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 6,433
Posted By capitalK
Yah, I think I'd be remiss to not put at least...

Yah, I think I'd be remiss to not put at least one roll through it.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 12-02-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 6,433
Posted By capitalK
Timely bump, I just got a Pentax 110 Super 4-lens...

Timely bump, I just got a Pentax 110 Super 4-lens kit.

Is it worth my time to buy a few rolls of 100 and try to get it developed or am I better off just selling it or putting it on a shelf?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-22-2018
Replies: 102
Views: 3,757
Posted By capitalK
Really like the Olympus Infinity Stylus, but...

Really like the Olympus Infinity Stylus, but recently I switched over to a Pentax Espio Mini. Slightly wider lens (32mm vs 35mm) and I like the better handling.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-17-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A beauty of an Olympus OM-1 with 50mm and 28mm...

A beauty of an Olympus OM-1 with 50mm and 28mm Zuiko lenses.

Been wanting one for a long time, found one at a great price.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
An M42-mount Meyer-Optik Görlitz Domiplan 50mm...

An M42-mount Meyer-Optik Görlitz Domiplan 50mm f/2.8.

Pretty crappy lens, but should offer some good glowy shots.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-16-2018
Replies: 64
Views: 2,065
Posted By capitalK
Been meaning to buy an adapter for my Pentax 110...

Been meaning to buy an adapter for my Pentax 110 lens on my Fuji X-M1, but it won't cover the whole frame or allow me to stop down.

It's so cute though!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-16-2018
Replies: 128
Views: 12,237
Posted By capitalK
I went to bed happy with the trial and seriously...

I went to bed happy with the trial and seriously considering purchasing the plug-in, but after waking up I realized... Because my copy stand has a 6x6 mask that covers only image area (it is akin to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-12-2018
Replies: 314
Views: 86,962
Posted By capitalK
Currently using a Durst ColorCopy slide/neg...

Currently using a Durst ColorCopy slide/neg duplicator with my Sony A7ii camera.

The rig uses enlarger lenses and has film orders for 35mm, 6x6, 6x7 and 4x5.

Really, I couldn't be happier.

More...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 11-12-2018
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,795
Posted By capitalK
Sam Abell - The Life of a Photograph Weegee...

Sam Abell - The Life of a Photograph

Weegee Serial Photographer (graphic novel)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 3,983
Posted By capitalK
Minolta Vectis S-series comes to mind, in that it...

Minolta Vectis S-series comes to mind, in that it is technically an SLR but the viewfinder is on the far left, allowing you to keep both eyes open.

But it's a junky plastic APS camera that has...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-08-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Zeiss Pro Tessar 35mm f/3.2 for Contaflex. I...

Zeiss Pro Tessar 35mm f/3.2 for Contaflex. I thought I could adapt it, but seems like more trouble than it's worth so up to eBay it goes.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A whack of expired film from the RFF classifieds...

A whack of expired film from the RFF classifieds :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Nikon 135mm f/2.8 Series-E that I got for $20 at...

Nikon 135mm f/2.8 Series-E that I got for $20 at a thrift store. Came with a tan and blue Nikon canvas camera bag that I will clean up and store my dad's F4 in.

The Life of a Photograph by Sam...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-29-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By capitalK
Looking at the title "300x Fuji Fujicolor C200...

Looking at the title "300x Fuji Fujicolor C200 35mm Film CA 200 135-36 Fujifilm Color Print 08/2017" I am pretty sure they are selling a poster.

Oldest trick in the eBay book.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-26-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 30,908
Posted By capitalK
I almost never use a tripod. Having said that, on...

I almost never use a tripod. Having said that, on the rare occasions that I have used one I have never regretted it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A Mamiya 23 Standard press camera with 6x7 back...

A Mamiya 23 Standard press camera with 6x7 back and 90mm f/3.5 lens. In pretty rough shape and the rangefinder doesn't seem to work, but everything else seems to work. Maybe I will do some landscapes...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-16-2018
Replies: 445
Views: 13,537
Posted By capitalK
"The first leaked pictures of the Leica M10-D...

"The first leaked pictures of the Leica M10-D camera show that the new M model without LCD screen will have an advance lever, but it is not clear what it will be used for:"

I'm hoping it will be to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Also picked up a Bay III hood and red filter for...

Also picked up a Bay III hood and red filter for my Rolleiflex. Found both at two different booths at an outdoor antique market.

A pro pack of Portra 800 and another of Fuji Pro 400H, both in 120...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Sony A7 II and a Metabones EF to E adapter. I...

Sony A7 II and a Metabones EF to E adapter.

I considered the IIR and the A7 III, but price won out. I only plan on using it with adapted glass (Pentax, Nikkor, QBM Zeiss, etc).

Most of my lenses...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-12-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,320
Posted By capitalK
I have had a few cameras with tobacco smell. A...

I have had a few cameras with tobacco smell. A week or two wrapped in newspaper (remember those?) worked wonders. It absorbed most, if not all, of the smell. Might work for this, too?
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-11-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By capitalK
Harry Fleenor at www.rolleirepairs.com/ is the...

Harry Fleenor at www.rolleirepairs.com/ is the one I have seen most recommended. Won't be cheap, but should work like new when he's done with it.

Mine is a little squeaky when winding and the door...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Zeiss 50mm f/1.7 Planar in C/Y mount. I currently...

Zeiss 50mm f/1.7 Planar in C/Y mount. I currently have two Yashica 50mm lenses (the f/2 and f/1.9) but now I'll probably just keep the Zeiss, although I like the f/2 a lot.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 924
Posted By capitalK
I have determined recently that I am more...

I have determined recently that I am more interested n the process of taking photos than the end result. Being out in the open air and capturing a scene or a person. Usually it is a solitary...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Nikon F65 which I mostly bought for the 28-200mm...

Nikon F65 which I mostly bought for the 28-200mm Nikkor. Probably going to flip them.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By capitalK
Possibly related, but I notice that many stores...

Possibly related, but I notice that many stores now carry used equipment again. I know the Kitchener and Newmarket stores each carry a lot of used stock, though Barrie does not.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-23-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
On my way to a camera show in Toronto I stopped...

On my way to a camera show in Toronto I stopped in at an antique fair that I hit almost every weekend (but rarely find anything).

Ended up spending my camera show money at the fair instead on a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-21-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 1,219
Posted By capitalK
Why not an M2?

Why not an M2?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A (seemingly) non-working Pentax ME. I was MUCH...

A (seemingly) non-working Pentax ME. I was MUCH more interested in the Pentax-M 100mm f/4 Macro lens attached to it.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-12-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By capitalK
Does it fit on the hood of one of your lenses?...

Does it fit on the hood of one of your lenses? Maybe the back side when the hood is inverted for storage?
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-11-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A surprise find of a Durst Colorcopy 350...

A surprise find of a Durst Colorcopy 350 slide/neg copier. Sort of a mix between an overhead projector and an upside-down enlarger. I was looking into some kind of copy stand for doing negs, this is...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-10-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By capitalK
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1536625975.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-10-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By capitalK
Oh man, I can tell we are going to be friends. I...

Oh man, I can tell we are going to be friends.

I just need to get my head around the colour filters for colour, but for black and white, this should be great.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-10-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By capitalK
Anyone use Durst Colorcopy 350 with digital camera for 'scanning'?

At a local thrift store today I picked up a Durst Colorcopy 350 slide/neg copier. I thought the guy had an enlarger upside-down!

I think it has a Nikon mount (I'll check when I get home) and the neg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Went shopping today, got out cheap. A brick of...

Went shopping today, got out cheap. A brick of TRI-X, a roll of Portra 800, XTOL.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-29-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By capitalK
I thought about getting a 7Artisans lens, but...

I thought about getting a 7Artisans lens, but chickened out. Don't need another 50 that bad.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-27-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 62,970
Posted By capitalK
I usually buy onsies-twosies from the local...

I usually buy onsies-twosies from the local camera stores I like to support, and buy the odd brick of 10 from my favourite.

I find some at thrift stores, usually expired with mixed results.

The odd...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-26-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By capitalK
It's interesting to see the strange zoom...

It's interesting to see the strange zoom configurations that Canon toyed with. I was unfamiliar with the 22-55mm until this thread.

Recently my mother bought me a similar Canon SLR at a thrift...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-25-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By capitalK
Nice. I really wanted to take the kids to the...

Nice.

I really wanted to take the kids to the Grotto this summer, but the weather never participated on the days I had off.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Yah, I blew through my first roll tonight. It was...

Yah, I blew through my first roll tonight. It was very easy to shoot with and handles nicely.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A Pentax Espio Mini, which I have instantly...

A Pentax Espio Mini, which I have instantly fallen in love with.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bm3d-dZlEmy/
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-13-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A Diana F+ I'll probably sell it, I can't see...

A Diana F+

I'll probably sell it, I can't see giving up my trusty Holga.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-12-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 4,494
Posted By capitalK
Banged into a young man at the Scottish festival...

Banged into a young man at the Scottish festival in Fergus. He was shooting with an Olympus 35 SP, which just happens to be the first rangefinder camera I ever owned.

Had a nice chat with him, he...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-11-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By capitalK
Seconded. I saw one in a local antique shop...

Seconded. I saw one in a local antique shop recently for $75. Passed on it because I already had one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 4,494
Posted By capitalK
8 Elm Camera shut down a number of years ago...

8 Elm Camera shut down a number of years ago (more than two).

We have one store in Guelph that still develops C-41, $9 a roll with no prints and no scan. That's in line with what Toronto Image Works...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 4,494
Posted By capitalK
Off the top of my head... most Wal-Marts had...

Off the top of my head... most Wal-Marts had photo processing in-store as of about two years ago. That is now gone from all stores.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 4,494
Posted By capitalK
My guess is demand for processing has doubled at...

My guess is demand for processing has doubled at West over the last two years mostly because the other shops are closing down their processors or shuttering their stores entirely. Not sure its...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-03-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,771
Posted By capitalK
It became a single motion to me — open the cover...

It became a single motion to me — open the cover and tap the flash button twice. Annoying, but manageable.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 4,494
Posted By capitalK
Yesterday I sold a Canon AE-1 to a young woman...

Yesterday I sold a Canon AE-1 to a young woman from Hamilton. She has never shot film before and did a lot of research and decided the AE-1 was the camera for her. We met in Aberfoyle (between Guelph...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-30-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By capitalK
What a great heirloom and probably very special...

What a great heirloom and probably very special to its owner. A shame it can't get passed down.

LOL @ "Not sure how attachment is used"
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2018
Replies: 124
Views: 4,494
Posted By capitalK
It's the community that is going to drive it....

It's the community that is going to drive it. When I see a young person walking around Guelph or Toronto with an AE-1 or another film camera it makes me a little happy.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-18-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By capitalK
Edited, thanks.

Edited, thanks.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-18-2018
Replies: 118
Views: 5,353
Posted By capitalK
I had a Helios-44 but didn't get along with it...

I had a Helios-44 but didn't get along with it and sold it a few years back. Recently I found another (minty) copy at a antique fair and am giving it another shot.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-18-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By capitalK
Ben Daniels as Anthony Armstrong-Jones, aka Lord...

Ben Daniels as Anthony Armstrong-Jones, aka Lord Snowdon. Photographer and first husband of Princess Margaret.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-18-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By capitalK
Teaser shot from the upcoming season of The Crown

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DiYNQAtW4AAdWbi.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-10-2018
Replies: 681
Views: 85,612
Posted By capitalK
One of the strangest scenes I have ever taken: a...

One of the strangest scenes I have ever taken: a goat on a helipad at a lighthouse on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean in...
Forum: RFF Polls 07-08-2018
Replies: 205
Views: 16,313
Posted By capitalK
I have been thinning the herd lately, keeping...

I have been thinning the herd lately, keeping only those I really like and which don't have sentimental value.

I'm still over 10, but not as many as I once had.
Forum: Optics Theory - 07-05-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By capitalK
I'd be more worried about nailing focus,...

I'd be more worried about nailing focus, especially if you are going to be shooting that setup wide open.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By capitalK
Yah, I'm happy with the workaround for now and...

Yah, I'm happy with the workaround for now and hopefully I can fix it. If not, I'll get it fixed when it eventually needs a CLA.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By capitalK
Tried shooting a roll with the outer rewind knob...

Tried shooting a roll with the outer rewind knob extended. Worked just about perfectly. Frame spacing is back to normal and very little stiffness in the winding.

Now I will look at the rewind shaft...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
My mother picked me up an EOS 3000 SLR at a...

My mother picked me up an EOS 3000 SLR at a thrift store for $5. Over the phone, I asked her which lens it had on it, and told her it would say something like 28-80mm or 35-70mm.

She said...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By capitalK
Yah, I see a few rewind knobs on eBay, as well.

Yah, I see a few rewind knobs on eBay, as well.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-02-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By capitalK
Oh dip. That actually seems to help quite a bit....

Oh dip. That actually seems to help quite a bit. Not perfect, but it clears up probably 80 per cent of the hesitation/stiffness.

I'll try a roll tomorrow. If it solves the spacing issue that might...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-28-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By capitalK
Maybe that's the problem. I bought it and broke...

Maybe that's the problem. I bought it and broke it soon after, so I am not attached to it in any big way (except that I really wanted it).

My thinking was, because it was a beater, even if I fix it...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 06-28-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,284
Posted By capitalK
I don't have a Leica digital, but if I did I...

I don't have a Leica digital, but if I did I think this is what I would choose. I borrowed one for an afternoon a few hours ago and loved it.

This year I borrowed a Monochrom, when I handed it back...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By capitalK
This is a pic of it post-drop, FYI. You can see...

This is a pic of it post-drop, FYI. You can see the scar on the front of the rewind knob where it fell.

I figure the impact slightly bent the mechanism, which is causing the stiffness....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-27-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By capitalK
Pricing an M3 to sell for parts/repair

Last year I purchased a beater M3 that worked really well... until I dropped it.

Since then, the action is really stiff and I get inconsistent spacing/overlapping of frames.

Otherwise it seems to...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-20-2018
Replies: 152
Views: 41,901
Posted By capitalK
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1529526509.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Two weeks ago I saw a minty Zenit EM at the...

Two weeks ago I saw a minty Zenit EM at the antique market with a really nice looking Helios-44M attached. I sold my other Helios and had been thinking of getting another one. The price was right,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,654
Posted By capitalK
LOL I have one of those, too, but no body to...

LOL I have one of those, too, but no body to attach it to. Maybe I need to lay off the 40s for a while (or go whole hog and get some for my rangefinders).
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-17-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,654
Posted By capitalK
The Canon 40mm pancake has probably become my...

The Canon 40mm pancake has probably become my most-used lens. It just never lets me down.

I have the 27mm Fuji pancake as my only lens on my X-M1. The size, usage and coverage is almost exactly the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Man, I sort of planned to sell what I picked up...

Man, I sort of planned to sell what I picked up but this ME and pancake lens combo is so pocketable...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-05-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Got a call from the local thrift shop that I won...

Got a call from the local thrift shop that I won their silent auction.

Picked it up today. I opened the beat-up leather case to find a pretty sweet looking Pentax ME with a very nice looking...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-04-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
I have an X-M1 with 27mm in my bag at all times....

I have an X-M1 with 27mm in my bag at all times. It takes up almost no room and makes great photos.

I put it next to an Olympus Trip 35, it's almost exactly the same size and the lens has the same...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Grabbed a Konica C35 EF for $2 at a thrift...

Grabbed a Konica C35 EF for $2 at a thrift store.

Apparently a favourite of Andy Warhol, I fully expect to get my 15 minutes of fame with this bad boy...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-01-2018
Replies: 242
Views: 82,180
Posted By capitalK
Yah, that's how I found it at the thrift store...

Yah, that's how I found it at the thrift store when I bought it late last year. The camera had some corrosion on it, but cleaned up well. I assume that combination is how it was bought because I...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-01-2018
Replies: 242
Views: 82,180
Posted By capitalK
Took mine for some ramen...

Took mine for some ramen yesterday:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BjdPcISnOPu
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-31-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By capitalK
I have the same issue with mine, but it's more...

I have the same issue with mine, but it's more consistent and only affects about 1/10 of the frame.

It's a beater, so considering whether a repair is in order or if I should just buy another one...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-24-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 4,021
Posted By capitalK
I played with one for an afternoon last month,...

I played with one for an afternoon last month, attached to a Monochrom.

Really small, but good handling. I kept the hood on, which made it bigger. Mostly I kept it on because Leica lent it to me...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-16-2018
Replies: 90
Views: 5,146
Posted By capitalK
For about the last two years I have been wearing...

For about the last two years I have been wearing a very lightweight army-style jacket almost every day (in the winter, I will wear a heavier coat over top). It has large pockets, which easily...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-15-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 3,251
Posted By capitalK
My parents had a fire at their house last Monday....

My parents had a fire at their house last Monday. The fire damage was isolated to the kitchen, my everything in the house is smoke damaged and will have to be replaced. Renovations will take up to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 05-13-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By capitalK
Thanks for the pick!

Thanks for the pick!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-02-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Found a really decent Voigtländer Vitomatic IIIb...

Found a really decent Voigtländer Vitomatic IIIb with 50mm Ultron lens for almost nothing at a thrift store last night.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BiR-slGHn2g/

Unfortunately it needs some love and...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-30-2018
Replies: 211
Views: 25,364
Posted By capitalK
I borrowed this lens for an afternoon on the...

I borrowed this lens for an afternoon on the weekend. Really nice.

Small is an understatement. Even with the hood attached, it was very compact. Without the hood it is practically flush with the...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-30-2018
Replies: 2,917
Views: 1,782,479
Posted By capitalK
Borrowed a Monochrom and the new 28mm Summaron...

Borrowed a Monochrom and the new 28mm Summaron for a few hours on Saturday, a couple of photos are in my gallery.

Fun camera to play with. I told the Leica rep I want a Monochrome version of the M-D...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-25-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By capitalK
Is your viewfinder a straight 21mm or does it...

Is your viewfinder a straight 21mm or does it have the 24 or 25 framelines as well? Would you use it if it did, or would you prefer the proper viewfinder for the focal length? (dedicated 25mm).
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Another Olympus Infinity Stylus (Mju).

Another Olympus Infinity Stylus (Mju).
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,129
Posted By capitalK
I'll look into those. I bought a used Contax 139...

I'll look into those. I bought a used Contax 139 with manual winder, but the shutter is seized.

The Zeiss 28mm f/2.8 on my Contax is probably my favourite lens I own, which is a big part of the love...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,129
Posted By capitalK
What camera in your collection do you hate to love (or love to hate)

I was thinking about this subject when developing some of my backlogged rolls of 35mm... some going back a few years and I came across a few rolls from my Contax 137 MA Quartz.

I stopped using it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Just the other day I was reading about...

Just the other day I was reading about 'pikaichi', the Nikon L35 point and shoot with what some call a legendary 35mm f/2.8 lens.

Today I was cruising the local thrift store and found one for...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-16-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,312
Posted By capitalK
The Hammer! Some of my friends who promised...

The Hammer!

Some of my friends who promised never to leave Toronto have been moving to Hamilton over the last few years — mostly because they are getting priced out of their former...
Forum: RFF News 04-15-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By capitalK
"Answers to the name 'Rusty'"

"Answers to the name 'Rusty'"
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-15-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 1,891
Posted By capitalK
Seems like only yesterday people were lamenting...

Seems like only yesterday people were lamenting the loss of SCSI when Firewire was developed.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-12-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
After obsessing for a while, I decided on a new...

After obsessing for a while, I decided on a new scanner — an Epson V550.

It's not really what I wanted, but the price was right and it's good enough for 90% of what I do. I figure anything I need a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-09-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,462
Posted By capitalK
Not what the OP is asking for, but the Zeiss...

Not what the OP is asking for, but the Zeiss Distagon 28/2.8 small, light and an excellent performer. One of my favourite lenses I own.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-05-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By capitalK
White Out and a sharpie? :P

White Out and a sharpie? :P
Forum: Nikon RF 03-22-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By capitalK
Mine came with a metal hood and adapter made by...

Mine came with a metal hood and adapter made by Tower in the 50s specifically for the Nikkor 50mm f/2 H-C.

It's pretty ugly and made of a cheaper metal, but I kind of like it.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-20-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By capitalK
I guess my options are: use it as is, take it...

I guess my options are: use it as is, take it apart, sell it for parts or stick it in the junk drawer.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,185
Posted By capitalK
A photo of my wife holding my grandfather's...

A photo of my wife holding my grandfather's Viewmaster camera. My dad is the only person I know with all of his childhood photos on Viewmaster disks.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-19-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By capitalK
Arco 135mm f/3.8 focus seized

I got a very nice Arco Tokyo Tele-Colinar 135mm f/3.8 recently, but the focus is seized at infinity.

I have actually been using it a little for landscapes at a distance, but obviously I would like...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-15-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By capitalK
That looks like a hyper-realistic painting.

That looks like a hyper-realistic painting.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-15-2018
Replies: 114
Views: 3,665
Posted By capitalK
Lately I have been enjoying having the Canon VT...

Lately I have been enjoying having the Canon VT with Nikkor 50mm f/2 HC in my jacket pocket.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-11-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,253
Posted By capitalK
The story could be genuine, but I'm guessing...

The story could be genuine, but I'm guessing grampa told a whopper.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 3,361
Posted By capitalK
I picked up a Canon VT with green corrosion all...

I picked up a Canon VT with green corrosion all over it from a thrift store a few months ago just for the attached 50mm Nikkor f/2 H-C lens that was spotless (looks like the filter has been on it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-30-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4,278
Posted By capitalK
Downtown Camera is probably my favourite Toronto...

Downtown Camera is probably my favourite Toronto store, now that 8 Elm Camera is gone.

They have a good used section, if a bit unorganized (actually, a lot unorganized). Good selection of film, as...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-29-2018
Replies: 242
Views: 82,180
Posted By capitalK
Had it for a few weeks. Loving it so...

Had it for a few weeks. Loving it so far.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1517285441.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-25-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By capitalK
If I was going to run a scam I think FSU cameras...

If I was going to run a scam I think FSU cameras would be pretty far down my list of money-making ideas ;)

Sorry to hear about the bad experiences.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-20-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 10,422
Posted By capitalK
Sorry for the bump from beyond the grave of this...

Sorry for the bump from beyond the grave of this post from almost 12 years ago, but I just picked one up.

I had very little faith in the camera, because it had green corrosion oozing out of just...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-20-2018
Replies: 658
Views: 56,429
Posted By capitalK
Something the size of an M10, with no back screen...

Something the size of an M10, with no back screen like the M-D would be perfect, IMO.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-19-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1,824
Posted By capitalK
The story of how I came back to film is also the...

The story of how I came back to film is also the story of how I came to love rangefinders.

In about 2007 I found a fixed-lens rangefinder at a local thrift store. I had been shooting digitally for...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-19-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 3,281
Posted By capitalK
Nice! I used a Bessa (R2A) for quite a while and...

Nice! I used a Bessa (R2A) for quite a while and it was a very capable body. Hope you enjoy it for years to come.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,352
Posted By capitalK
I just find it easier when it's ready to pour and...

I just find it easier when it's ready to pour and use. Like I said, my method is not for everyone but it works for me.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,352
Posted By capitalK
I understand that. 10L makes a 1+1 solution.

I understand that. 10L makes a 1+1 solution.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-16-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 3,281
Posted By capitalK
How much of a backlog do you have of undeveloped...

How much of a backlog do you have of undeveloped rolls that may exhibit the light leak? Sorry to hear about that.

There's a decent-looking M2 in Toronto on Kijiji right...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Welcome to the party!

Welcome to the party!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-13-2018
Replies: 242
Views: 82,180
Posted By capitalK
Here it is on my FED-1 with Tower...

Here it is on my FED-1 with Tower finder:

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1515896730.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-12-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
Picked up a Canon VT that has some corrosion, but...

Picked up a Canon VT that has some corrosion, but otherwise seems to be in working order. More interestingly, it came with a beauty of a Nikkor 50mm f/2 H C from the 50s which is in great shape...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-12-2018
Replies: 242
Views: 82,180
Posted By capitalK
I picked on of these up at a thrift store today,...

I picked on of these up at a thrift store today, on a Canon VT that has seen better days. The lens itself is in great kit and appears to have always had a filter attached.

I planned to use it on my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-10-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 2,141
Posted By capitalK
Knowing the history of it from day one is great....

Knowing the history of it from day one is great. Maybe put some feelers out there to other people that might be connected to it in an effort to 'keep it in the family'?

They may not go for it, but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,352
Posted By capitalK
The way I do it is a little unconventional, but...

The way I do it is a little unconventional, but it works.

You're supposed to mix the A packet with 5L of water and then mix the B packet with the other half of the water and then combine, making 10L...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By capitalK
I miss Fuji 800 NPZ. It was my go-to fast colour...

I miss Fuji 800 NPZ. It was my go-to fast colour choice.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
The Holga WPC (Wide Pinhole Camera) that I have...

The Holga WPC (Wide Pinhole Camera) that I have been watching for about two years at the local camera store finally went into the bargain bin, so I snagged it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-05-2018
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
The Holga WPC (Wide Pinhole Camera) that I have...

The Holga WPC (Wide Pinhole Camera) that I have been watching for about two years at the local camera store finally went into the bargain bin, so I snagged it.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-30-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,790
Posted By capitalK
I did a similar (but much uglier) conversion of...

I did a similar (but much uglier) conversion of an Olympus Trip 35 viewfinder for my Fuji mirrorless and 27mm lens (40mm equivalent).

Unfortunately, I used too much glue and caused extensive fogging.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 12-24-2017
Replies: 2,407
Views: 350,795
Posted By capitalK
War Sand by Donald Weber https://www.warsand.com

War Sand by Donald Weber

https://www.warsand.com
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-23-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,194
Posted By capitalK
I haven't shot much colour in a while, but this...

I haven't shot much colour in a while, but this thread reminded me how much I liked Fujicolor Pro 800Z.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2017
Replies: 8,894
Views: 867,866
Posted By capitalK
A good (but ugly) user M3 with collapsible 50mm...

A good (but ugly) user M3 with collapsible 50mm Summicron.

Goes good with the Robert Capa graphic novel I recently purchased, though maybe not as good as a Barnack would have.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-20-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By capitalK
Not manufactured in Midland, I am guessing :P

Not manufactured in Midland, I am guessing :P
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 302
Views: 40,551
Posted By capitalK
The serial number of my M3 falls within the ELC...

The serial number of my M3 falls within the ELC (Midland-made) range, so it's technically Canadian even if it says Made in Wetzler.

These were photographed recently in Guelph,...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-21-2017
Replies: 658
Views: 56,429
Posted By capitalK
The preceding images were from an afternoon I...

The preceding images were from an afternoon I spent with the M-D last spring.

My experience with it that day (and the 35mm Summilux ASPH and Elmar-M 24mm I borrowed from the Leica reps) is probably...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 10-21-2017
Replies: 658
Views: 56,429
Posted By capitalK
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/med_U16998I1508600309.SEQ.0.jpg

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/med_U16998I1508600311.SEQ.1.jpg

https://www.rangef...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-30-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,593
Posted By capitalK
It's a big camera, but I have big hands so it was...

It's a big camera, but I have big hands so it was very comfortable.
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 05-26-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
Posted By capitalK
Nice. Thanks for all the posts, I'll put up some...

Nice. Thanks for all the posts, I'll put up some shots when they come back from the lab.

I should have souped them myself but I'm a little out of practice and not entirely sure my chemistry is still...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 05-20-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
Posted By capitalK
Olympus 35RC <3

My first rangefinder ever was a 35SP that I owned for a few months before it was stolen out of my car. That took me down the rabbit hole and I replaced it with a Bessa R2A and then a Leica M5. I sold...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 7,995
Posted By capitalK
I bought an X100 hoping to add it to my...

I bought an X100 hoping to add it to my photojournalism workflow. I had hopes of using it as my wide and maybe an 85mm or a 100mm on my 5D for longer stuff. Unfortunately I found the X100 too quirky...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-10-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 7,081
Posted By capitalK
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1344647553.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-10-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 7,081
Posted By capitalK
Both with R72 filter, the second one I swapped...

Both with R72 filter, the second one I swapped some channels in Photoshop to make the sky blue instead of orange.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-09-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 7,081
Posted By capitalK
Just started playing with the R72 filter. It's...

Just started playing with the R72 filter. It's more fun than I thought it would be, still not quite sure what I'm...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 08-06-2012
Replies: 111
Views: 20,220
Posted By capitalK
I want to start by saying that the image quality...

I want to start by saying that the image quality of the X100 and the 23mm f/2 lens are fantastic. The camera has a great feel and the location of the shutter dial and aperture ring make me feel like...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-19-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,272
Posted By capitalK
Do yourself a favour and shoot it on a light...

Do yourself a favour and shoot it on a light table with a digital camera, then invert it in Photoshop. Much easier.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,450
Posted By capitalK
I think about baseball.

I think about baseball.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-18-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 7,261
Posted By capitalK
I lost my mini softie and I hate not having it on...

I lost my mini softie and I hate not having it on there.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-18-2012
Replies: 133
Views: 63,841
Posted By capitalK
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1338911707.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-11-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 8,200
Posted By capitalK
Thank you for all the mentions, it had been such...

Thank you for all the mentions, it had been such a long time since I posted anything.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-07-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 3,986
Posted By capitalK
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/16998/U16998I1315622616.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-10-2011
Replies: 2,531
Views: 624,630
Posted By capitalK
The X100 is really good for that. Absolutely no...

The X100 is really good for that. Absolutely no noise to clean up on long exposures. There's supposed to be some Northern Lights activity this weekend and I'm going to take the X100 out to see if I...
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