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Forum: Photography General Interest 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 8,735
Posted By css9450
From Ebay, I bought an exposed roll of 127...

From Ebay, I bought an exposed roll of 127 Verichrome Pan. Still in its box (expired in 1962). I developed it last night in Rodinal, standard...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By css9450
I should probably contact him and get myself a...

I should probably contact him and get myself a place in the line in the event I buy a Contax someday.:rolleyes:
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By css9450
Now if we could just see Henry Scherer's list...

Now if we could just see Henry Scherer's list...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Day Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By css9450
They say Contax cameras are nice shooters..... ...

They say Contax cameras are nice shooters..... But the best repair guy has a six-year waiting list.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
The "rope drive" if I remember correctly. ...

The "rope drive" if I remember correctly. :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Days Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 5,855
Posted By css9450
At a creepy dark underpass in Chicago. ...

At a creepy dark underpass in Chicago. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/6900/IhvkkF.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Another rear quarter photo. "The new Pontiacs...

Another rear quarter photo. "The new Pontiacs are in early this year!!" Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal 1:50

Nighttime, lots of ambient streetlights.

No, I didn't buy the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 5 Days Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 3,118
Posted By css9450
The irony being: he's in Canada where "black...

The irony being: he's in Canada where "black Friday" is even more arbitrary than it is in the US because in Canada its not attached to an adjacent holiday. Thanksgiving in Canada is in October.

I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,552
Posted By css9450
Sounds like the brighter viewfinder was an...

Sounds like the brighter viewfinder was an improvement between 2000 and 2005; a running change so to speak.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,552
Posted By css9450
Such as the stainless strap-lug inserts? I can't...

Such as the stainless strap-lug inserts? I can't think of too many other improvements on the re-issues. The wind lever is more robust too if that makes a difference. Most of the other changes on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By css9450
The early F2s had the F-style leatherette on the...

The early F2s had the F-style leatherette on the body, but this one has the newer style, so its not a REALLY early model. I can't make out the serial number clearly (its still too early in the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By css9450
Very true! I recall many shots printed in the...

Very true! I recall many shots printed in the magazines I contributed to, which wound up in B&W (on a page with all others B&W too). I never did figure out how they did it, if they were scanned, or...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By css9450
That's amazing considering I paid more than a...

That's amazing considering I paid more than a thousand (in 1995) for mine, and that was a good price at the time. But its still my very best and probably most used lens to this day.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,552
Posted By css9450
The F2s ugly stepsister, perhaps.

The F2s ugly stepsister, perhaps.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,552
Posted By css9450
It travels vertically, though; probably not able...

It travels vertically, though; probably not able to use it on a Leica.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,552
Posted By css9450
In the photo, what is the material at the top and...

In the photo, what is the material at the top and bottom of both shutter drums? It reminds me of the Contax shutter ribbon, although obviously horizontal instead of vertical.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 850
Posted By css9450
I've told this story before, but it fits here so...

I've told this story before, but it fits here so here it is again. I know a guy who went from a film Minolta system, to Nikon AF to Canon AF, then back to Nikon AF... Eventually he went to digital...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By css9450
I noticed my old Nicca/Tower camera uses the...

I noticed my old Nicca/Tower camera uses the symbol, and my Canon IIf has a dot.... The Leotax cameras use the symbol too. Looks like most of the Japanese cameras used an indication of some kind,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By css9450
Off center.... Left or right? Or above the lens...

Off center.... Left or right? Or above the lens axis? I don't think there's any way to avoid the latter.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By css9450
The early Nikons (I, S, S2 etc) had a red dot...

The early Nikons (I, S, S2 etc) had a red dot instead of the symbol; if I remember right the S3 and SP have the symbol we all know and love.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
I considered the possibility it might be a...

I considered the possibility it might be a Testarossa body kit on a Pontiac Fiero, but it lacks the long front and rear overhangs that usually give away the rebody's heritage.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,528
Posted By css9450
Now that you mention it, the Time Machine I am...

Now that you mention it, the Time Machine I am inventing falls into that same category...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By css9450
The F2 is a beautiful piece of machinery,...

The F2 is a beautiful piece of machinery, engraved like fine jewelry, and my favorite camera of all time.

I would probably get banned if I mentioned what I think an M looks like.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,616
Posted By css9450
I recall a thread some months (or years?) ago...

I recall a thread some months (or years?) ago where an assumption was made that everyone shooting a digital camera most likely dives into the menus, changes ISO and white balance, reformats the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By css9450
Sony A7. Use extreme caution if you're using...

Sony A7.


Use extreme caution if you're using any sort of crop-sensor camera; some have a plastic frame (or something?) around the sensor which will interfere.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By css9450
Maybe just a B&H thing. HHPhoto/Skiff is the...

Maybe just a B&H thing.


HHPhoto/Skiff is the resident Instax expert; I am sure he'll know if something strange is up at Fuji.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By css9450
My choice too. Freestyle ships via Ground, which...

My choice too. Freestyle ships via Ground, which judging by the tracking information means it moves via rail.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By css9450
The K series has its issues too. My extended...

The K series has its issues too. My extended family has owned about six or eight different K1000s over the years and all of them eventually had dead meters. Not a deal breaker really, since they...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,616
Posted By css9450
Exactly. I went from a Nikon N90S to a Nikon D80...

Exactly. I went from a Nikon N90S to a Nikon D80 DSLR and didn't even have to crack open the manual. The only substantive difference was the digital lets me choose WB and ISO.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,616
Posted By css9450
Its not that hard. Turn the "PSAM" dial to "M",...

Its not that hard. Turn the "PSAM" dial to "M", turn the AF dial to "Off", turn the "motor drive" control to "S" and just leave it like that. You don't even have to use the meter if you don't want...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 3,616
Posted By css9450
Absolutely.

Absolutely.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 721
Posted By css9450
Black tape perhaps? Certainly that would be the...

Black tape perhaps? Certainly that would be the least-costly solution.


I'm at a loss to think of why this change would be desireable. Does the logo reflect or flare in some way inside the...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,326
Posted By css9450
On a related note: Verichrome Pan. Its heyday...

On a related note: Verichrome Pan.

Its heyday was before my time, so I've only shot it as expired.... But what I have shot with it, it looks fantastic.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By css9450
A good Hewes 120 reel (and a tank) is worth the...

A good Hewes 120 reel (and a tank) is worth the investment, even if you only use the stainless tank for 120.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 300
Views: 20,351
Posted By css9450
I have shot this sign a million times. This...

I have shot this sign a million times. This time, with the 1932 Baby Rolleiflex. Kodak Ektar 100 film.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/5117/CTnzDA.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 422
Views: 62,944
Posted By css9450
Someday this old vacant house will get torn...

Someday this old vacant house will get torn down.... Or used by the fire department as a practice burn! Baby Rolleiflex (1932 version), Kodak Ektar...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 737
Posted By css9450
There is merit to this suggestion. The OP...

There is merit to this suggestion. The OP already has a Pentax; a fine camera in my opinion. Does he have a reason for wanting a RF?

I remember why I bought my first RF. It was just to try them,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1,903
Posted By css9450
Its funny because of how he spelled it.

Its funny because of how he spelled it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1,903
Posted By css9450
Must be some of that wry British humor...

Must be some of that wry British humor...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1,903
Posted By css9450
I'd only believe that if they didn't currently...

I'd only believe that if they didn't currently have a full line of modern digitals, of all sizes and shapes for all kinds of shooters.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2019
Replies: 114
Views: 4,452
Posted By css9450
Example: the M5. If the M5 had looked exactly...

Example: the M5.

If the M5 had looked exactly like an M4, it would have been a huge success. An M4 with a built-in TTL meter? That's a can't-miss sales success.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-24-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 16,052
Posted By css9450
M6 or FM? FM, every time.

M6 or FM? FM, every time.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By css9450
I always assumed the removable bottom plate...

I always assumed the removable bottom plate created some clearance or interference issues which necessitated locating the tripod socket at one end.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-23-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By css9450
Now THAT's a lens we don't see every day! I...

Now THAT's a lens we don't see every day!


I have one myself though... I should shoot it on my Canon some time (my only LTM camera with film in it right now).
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-22-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,602
Posted By css9450
Probably not; I only clicked on this thread...

Probably not; I only clicked on this thread because I thought it was mostly about image theft. Its mostly not.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-21-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,602
Posted By css9450
I'm not even sure what we're supposed to be...

I'm not even sure what we're supposed to be shooting any more.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,208
Posted By css9450
What would GW do?

What would GW do?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,208
Posted By css9450
And it was probably taken at some inconvenient...

And it was probably taken at some inconvenient shutter speed like 1/2 second.... Itself an improvement from the olden days of several seconds, even in daylight! Just slightly faster than having...
Forum: Chris Crawford 10-18-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,809
Posted By css9450
Cool! I had no idea.... We might be twins!

Cool! I had no idea.... We might be twins!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-18-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 2,821
Posted By css9450
I don't shoot people, but for me it was a...

I don't shoot people, but for me it was a revelation when I bought my first lens that was wider than a 50. Nowadays, if I'm going out with one lens, its usually a 35.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-17-2019
Replies: 190
Views: 5,837
Posted By css9450
I have one of those too! (Shhhh don't tell...

I have one of those too! (Shhhh don't tell anyone its from last October!) Zorki-4, Jupiter-12.


https://imageshack.com/a/img923/7282/zTXZ6S.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-16-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,874
Posted By css9450
Vaporware!

Vaporware!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-14-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,228
Posted By css9450
I was pleased with this shot; its on P30. Cloudy...

I was pleased with this shot; its on P30. Cloudy day, and I'm in the shadow of this tall building. Very flat lighting.



https://imageshack.com/a/img924/7960/trHQik.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-14-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,197
Posted By css9450
Was it Jan?

Was it Jan?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-13-2019
Replies: 256
Views: 27,605
Posted By css9450
Larger than...

Larger than life.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/2120/BU3MIT.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-11-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By css9450
That soon after sunrise, I would absolutely use a...

That soon after sunrise, I would absolutely use a tripod.
Forum: RFF News 10-11-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By css9450
They'd have a hard time finding any faces to...

They'd have a hard time finding any faces to recognize on my Flickr site; I don't shoot people!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,126
Posted By css9450
Now add on the distinctive sound on an MD-2...

Now add on the distinctive sound on an MD-2 motordrive... Now THAT's 1970s photojournalism in action!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-10-2019
Replies: 190
Views: 5,837
Posted By css9450
Oh rats, I decided to show my LTM Canon some love...

Oh rats, I decided to show my LTM Canon some love so I loaded it with film last night.... Guess I'll have to do the same for my Zorki.


Look forward to seeing some results by, oh, February or so. ...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-10-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By css9450
That's good to know! So we won't have to send it...

That's good to know! So we won't have to send it away for 18 months for a sensor replacement under warranty.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-10-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,126
Posted By css9450
My Komaflex has both a leaf shutter and a reflex...

My Komaflex has both a leaf shutter and a reflex mirror. Its loud for such a tiny camera! And quite complicated mechanically. Its only real issue is that at its maximum speed (1/500th) it'll...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-08-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,327
Posted By css9450
Now you're just muddying the waters with facts! ...

Now you're just muddying the waters with facts! ;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-06-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,327
Posted By css9450
I've always considered my F to be a folder. My...

I've always considered my F to be a folder.

My F2 however is a TLR.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2019
Replies: 88
Views: 2,573
Posted By css9450
I've had my FM2 since 1985 and my F2 since 1995...

I've had my FM2 since 1985 and my F2 since 1995 but have only used them sporadically in the last decade (particularly the F2 which has only seen a half-dozen or so rolls total). But my N90s dates...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-03-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,197
Posted By css9450
Which brings up a pet peeve of mine, albeit of a...

Which brings up a pet peeve of mine, albeit of a mostly-unrelated topic.

I like to shoot concert videos with my Sony vidcam, but at any venue larger than a bar, I'm not allowed to bring it. But...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-02-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,228
Posted By css9450
I agree. When I get really bad results, its...

I agree. When I get really bad results, its almost always because of some small simple mistake on my part. I wonder if Ted can post some P30 vs. Acros comparisons side-by-side, like I did...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,228
Posted By css9450
I missed the warning about using a motordrive. ...

I missed the warning about using a motordrive. Fortunately my N90S didn't seem to do any harm.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/4183/gJQCOd.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,228
Posted By css9450
I wonder if there was something wrong with your...

I wonder if there was something wrong with your camera.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,228
Posted By css9450
Its contrasty, but not excessively so I think. I...

Its contrasty, but not excessively so I think. I can still see the details in his black shirt for example. His face is fantastic! It was probably the right film for light inside that tent.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,228
Posted By css9450
That's the quandary. I've seen such excellent...

That's the quandary. I've seen such excellent results from others.

I exposed mine at ISO 80. Maybe I should have used 50 or 25? In the end I decided to stick with Delta 100.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2019
Replies: 168
Views: 6,197
Posted By css9450
I get comments like that about my cell phone. ...

I get comments like that about my cell phone. Its a "dumb" phone.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,228
Posted By css9450
Or put it up on Ebay. I shot two rolls.... I...

Or put it up on Ebay.

I shot two rolls.... I found it much too contrasty, at least for my developing and scanning abilities. So I listed the rest of the rolls I bought for $12 each, and they sold...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,874
Posted By css9450
Its complicated because it varies so widely. I...

Its complicated because it varies so widely. I am looking at $23 to $26 for 120 C-41 processing + scan, regardless whether I get it done locally or mail it away to a lab. This would be on top of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-29-2019
Replies: 79
Views: 2,874
Posted By css9450
They could probably sell out a new run pretty...

They could probably sell out a new run pretty quickly but to repeat those sales year after year would be the trick. The pent-up demand would be gone after the first run. That's the hard part about...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-26-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By css9450
I see some results so far. IMO.

I see some results so far.
IMO.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-24-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By css9450
Prices seem to vary widely. B&H charges the same...

Prices seem to vary widely. B&H charges the same for T-Max vs. Tri-X, whereas my local shop charges a $3 premium for T-Max with Delta 400 splitting the difference between the two. This is in 35mm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-23-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 758
Posted By css9450
Errors do exist on the Massive Dev. Chart. A...

Errors do exist on the Massive Dev. Chart.

A couple years ago, there was a 127 film called Rerapan 100. We learned later it was just re-spooled Fuji Acros. I was always bugged by it because my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-23-2019
Replies: 41
Views: 2,455
Posted By css9450
Abandoned gas station, Gary Indiana,...

Abandoned gas station, Gary Indiana, nighttime.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/8587/ff2Ymq.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-22-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,351
Posted By css9450
What's most interesting, is that a lot of that...

What's most interesting, is that a lot of that "patina" has come from what must've been many decades of use. There are shiny spots in the leatherette, for example, where one's fingers would...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-22-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,351
Posted By css9450
An old one and one...

An old one and one not-so-old.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/6905/KeduxR.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,487
Posted By css9450
Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer...

Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 422
Views: 62,944
Posted By css9450
Nikon Zoom-Touch 470 ($3.99 at Goodwill!), Kodak...

Nikon Zoom-Touch 470 ($3.99 at Goodwill!), Kodak 200 print film:

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/2755/mn00Xs.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By css9450
Most of my "37th Frames" end up looking like...

Most of my "37th Frames" end up looking like this. Or they're of my pants leg, the ground, etc. Or maybe these are the "0 Frames"; I don't know. Somewhere I have half a box of slides all from this...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
That color reminds me of the glossy gray I see on...

That color reminds me of the glossy gray I see on some other new vehicles; Jeep Wranglers come to mind immediately but I am sure there are others. An unusual color but it sure stands out from the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Rainy day Chevy truck. Baby Rolleiflex (1932...

Rainy day Chevy truck. Baby Rolleiflex (1932 version), Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/2980/SDLjcg.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-17-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,351
Posted By css9450
Delta 100 in the 1932 Baby...

Delta 100 in the 1932 Baby Rolleiflex:

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/2980/SDLjcg.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-17-2019
Replies: 439
Views: 34,547
Posted By css9450
Baby Rolleiflex (1932 version), Ilford Delta 100,...

Baby Rolleiflex (1932 version), Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/7343/V6zWB7.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By css9450
I would think so. That's probably true of a lot...

I would think so. That's probably true of a lot of cameras; best accuracy would be obtained if the needle readout in the viewfinder has a scale marked with stops (not all do).
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By css9450
Good question; I'll have to give it a try!

Good question; I'll have to give it a try!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2019
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By css9450
My N90S can meter at ASA 6 and it has plus or...

My N90S can meter at ASA 6 and it has plus or minus 5 stops of compensation.... I'm not even sure what that would be on the low end. Or even if it would be accurate. I recently shot some Adox CMS...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-17-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,487
Posted By css9450
Yes, and yes!

Yes, and yes!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,250
Posted By css9450
On the other hand, I know a guy who used to buy...

On the other hand, I know a guy who used to buy expensive gear from B&H and then he'd take it on trips with him and use it. As soon as he got home, he'd pack it up in the original boxes and send it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,250
Posted By css9450
That's a LOT of returns. I would feel guilty...

That's a LOT of returns. I would feel guilty returning stuff that often, regardless how much I decide to keep.

I can recall every single item I bought online and then returned:

1. A Think Tank...
Forum: Lomography 09-15-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,364
Posted By css9450
Now we're getting silly here...

Now we're getting silly here...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-14-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 777
Posted By css9450
Now I see them, here at home on a better monitor....

Now I see them, here at home on a better monitor. I agree they're bubbles.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-13-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 2,267
Posted By css9450
Essentially, its the "part number".

Essentially, its the "part number".
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-12-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 777
Posted By css9450
Is it the couple of dark spots in the sky we're...

Is it the couple of dark spots in the sky we're looking at, or is it something else? The foreground is much too busy for us to notice.
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-11-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,809
Posted By css9450
LOL My "Barnacks" are Canon and Nicca/Tower...

LOL My "Barnacks" are Canon and Nicca/Tower clones, so all the beautiful Leicas are safe from my VF (even though the cameras look pretty much the same).
Forum: Chris Crawford 09-11-2019
Replies: 119
Views: 4,809
Posted By css9450
There is also the option of the plastic (3-D...

There is also the option of the plastic (3-D printed) 35mm VF made using the plastic viewfinder from an inexpensive Canon "Owl" P&S camera (readily available for a few dollars on Ebay). It won't...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,307
Posted By css9450
Indeed! It is for that very reason I resumed...

Indeed! It is for that very reason I resumed doing my own B&W development again after shooting Ilford XP2 for a couple of years. ASA 400 is just too fast for some cameras (and/or for certain lenses...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-11-2019
Replies: 1,559
Views: 199,447
Posted By css9450
He looks like a good driver. Those big vans need...

He looks like a good driver. Those big vans need a sharp eye on the mirrors!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
As opposed to this 'ol buggy left out in the...

As opposed to this 'ol buggy left out in the rain! Komaflex-S, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/8302/IUXnFI.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-07-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Not a Z28. Zorki-4, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford...

Not a Z28. Zorki-4, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/9461/YmNlqH.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-07-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,189
Posted By css9450
Stayed up late last night and developed my film. ...

Stayed up late last night and developed my film.

"Ford vs. Chevy". Zorki-4, CV 21mm/f4, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/3686/sk0n0Q.jpg


"We See You". ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-07-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By css9450
Yep, still there and its still 14 minutes at 1:50...

Yep, still there and its still 14 minutes at 1:50 dilution at 68 degrees. But on the inside of the film boxes, it and a few others are no longer printed (I found an old box at home and compared). ...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-06-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By css9450
That's indeed strange; my package is Nov. 2021...

That's indeed strange; my package is Nov. 2021 and its no longer listed. But mine does agree with yours - DD-X is 12 minutes.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-06-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By css9450
Hmmmm... I have some brand new boxes here at the...

Hmmmm... I have some brand new boxes here at the office, so out of curiosity I opened one and looked. What most concerned me, was that there were some developers (most notably Rodinal) no longer...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,008
Posted By css9450
Kankakee, Illinois. Baby Rolleiflex, Kodak Ektar...

Kankakee, Illinois. Baby Rolleiflex, Kodak Ektar 100:

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/8204/1tkh71.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-05-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,351
Posted By css9450
Thanks! This is such a fun camera to use. Both...

Thanks! This is such a fun camera to use. Both of them, actually. I need to post a pic of them both together. This new (old) Rollei is a real...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-05-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,731
Posted By css9450
I searched around in the basement and found the...

I searched around in the basement and found the remnants of a box of 1/4-20 hex nuts and used four of them underneath the Omega negative holders I use to hold my films. The nuts raise the negative...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-05-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 2,189
Posted By css9450
Thanks about the reminder (about ICCD); I just...

Thanks about the reminder (about ICCD); I just finished a roll in my Zorki. I should develop it tonight or tomorrow instead of waiting for the rolls in some other cameras to finish. That might take...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 09-04-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 1,392
Posted By css9450
I see an unfortunate trend towards abuse of the...

I see an unfortunate trend towards abuse of the "Like" button on some other forums. Not necessarily photography forums, mind you. The posts which get the most "Likes" are the ones where the is a...
Forum: Nikon RF 09-04-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By css9450
The F is larger. The backs aren't...

The F is larger. The backs aren't interchangeable.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-03-2019
Replies: 300
Views: 20,351
Posted By css9450
From forum member Enasniearth, I bought an...

From forum member Enasniearth, I bought an original (1932-vintage) 4x4 Rolleiflex. It shows a lot of "patina" from many decades of use but it works almost as good as new! So I have become part of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-03-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Chevys big and small. Baby Rolleiflex (original...

Chevys big and small. Baby Rolleiflex (original 1932 version, Zeiss Jena 2.8), Kodak Ektar 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/6844/lhfvMW.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-30-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Not quite in the same category as those...

Not quite in the same category as those rockets-on-wheels they use out there eh? ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 2,196
Posted By css9450
I can't quite figure it out either. I'm not sure...

I can't quite figure it out either. I'm not sure what its about.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-25-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 538
Posted By css9450
The Shanghai GP3 film has the hole too... And...

The Shanghai GP3 film has the hole too... And the dot on the negatives.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-23-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,436
Posted By css9450
One thing that helps, if you're using a handheld...

One thing that helps, if you're using a handheld meter: Try to predict what it might be before you take the reading. Is it full sun? One or two stops less than full sun? Three or four? With...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-22-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,746
Posted By css9450
"My daguerreotype camera didn't need any of those...

"My daguerreotype camera didn't need any of those new-fangled battery things!"
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-20-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,720
Posted By css9450
^ That's the beast! Pretty much unlike almost...

^ That's the beast! Pretty much unlike almost everything else.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-20-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,720
Posted By css9450
At a car show, I was shooting with my Ricohmatic...

At a car show, I was shooting with my Ricohmatic 44... For those who have never seen one, the Ricohmatic 44 is a kind of 1950s-Googie-style modern-looking TLR that shoots 127 film. It comes painted...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-20-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,746
Posted By css9450
I suppose it depends on what you use the cameras...

I suppose it depends on what you use the cameras for. It probably amuses (or horrifies!) the good folks at Nikanon, but I tend to shoot my DSLRs like unmetered manual cameras. Just like my Nikon...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-19-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,720
Posted By css9450
I've probably skewed the curve by using my 2.8C...

I've probably skewed the curve by using my 2.8C mostly for long exposure night photos, most often where (and when) no one is around. I usually have the vacant storefronts and busted neon signs all...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-16-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,746
Posted By css9450
Not being a wide-open kind of guy, I already have...

Not being a wide-open kind of guy, I already have my answer.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-16-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 7,746
Posted By css9450
If I bought one of these $8000 Leica 50mm lenses,...

If I bought one of these $8000 Leica 50mm lenses, would I be able to tell a difference among photos from it vs. photos made with my $80 Jupiter-8? Or my $500 Konica M-Hexanon 50? Just wondering, in...
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 08-15-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By css9450
I use the Amedeo adapter on my Sony A6000. ...

I use the Amedeo adapter on my Sony A6000. Contax and Nikon 50s work perfectly on it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-15-2019
Replies: 452
Views: 174,263
Posted By css9450
This is more of a viaduct than a bridge, but...

This is more of a viaduct than a bridge, but whatever. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, nighttime, ambient streetlighting.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/3606/MqAIyE.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-15-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 3,232
Posted By css9450
Brings back memories of my early days of...

Brings back memories of my early days of photography shooting my 110mm Kodak Pocket Instamatic.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-15-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 3,232
Posted By css9450
I've always been confused by the difference...

I've always been confused by the difference between the two.

Is HHPhoto/Skiff on vacation? He usually pops in with an explanation before we get too far afield.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2019
Replies: 58
Views: 3,232
Posted By css9450
Thirty point zero zero zero. That's some...

Thirty point zero zero zero. That's some precision! To the thousandth of a roll!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-13-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By css9450
I used to get vertical light leaks too and the...

I used to get vertical light leaks too and the tape around all edges of the back cured them. Hard to believe that the carmera's back which seemed to fit so perfectly would leak like that, but it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By css9450
I shot this for the W/NW "McDonald's" thread but...

I shot this for the W/NW "McDonald's" thread but it fits here too. Kodak Brownie Hawkeye, Kodak Ektar 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/5082/8LUFub.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,299
Posted By css9450
Yes, absolutely. The Hewes 120 reel has two...

Yes, absolutely. The Hewes 120 reel has two little "rails" (just more of the same bars the reel is made of actually) which help guide your wayward film back towards the center. It might be almost...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2019
Replies: 54
Views: 1,299
Posted By css9450
Another fan of the Hewes reels here. The 35mm...

Another fan of the Hewes reels here. The 35mm reels are obvious; the two little prongs catch the sprocket holes and it winds on perfectly. The reels for 120 are even more clever; there is a kind of...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-08-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By css9450
When summertime arrives, I bring my chemicals and...

When summertime arrives, I bring my chemicals and a couple big jugs of water into work with me and put them on the floor in the office. Fortunately for me, the boss likes to keep the offices cool...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-05-2019
Replies: 578
Views: 44,807
Posted By css9450
Huss, you've mentioned the issues you've had with...

Huss, you've mentioned the issues you've had with The Darkroom in California.... I think I'll join you in avoiding them. Two rolls of E-6 Provia 100 processed or scanned very badly.

Just one...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2019
Replies: 110
Views: 8,735
Posted By css9450
I bought a loose roll of 127 Verichrome Pan (no...

I bought a loose roll of 127 Verichrome Pan (no idea what kind of camera) and developed it yesterday. One shot (just one!) looks...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-03-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
I've probably shot this old DeSoto on a dozen...

I've probably shot this old DeSoto on a dozen different occasions. It makes for a willing photo subject. Rolleiflex 2.8C, Fuji Acros 100, Rodinal...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 08-01-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,829
Posted By css9450
I have a hard time believing Leica had any...

I have a hard time believing Leica had any "energy" in the 1990s. Didn't they almost discontinue the M line some years earlier? The author of that article could have just as easily said "Contax"...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-30-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 1,094
Posted By css9450
The CL shoots just fine without its battery; I...

The CL shoots just fine without its battery; I assume the Bessa does also. So there is always the option of going batteryless if so desired; lots of classic Leicas are the same way.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2019
Replies: 281
Views: 25,873
Posted By css9450
Lake Michigan carferry SS...

Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/518/VDMVdU.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-29-2019
Replies: 33
Views: 677
Posted By css9450
I have the one-ring version of that lens. No...

I have the one-ring version of that lens. No built-in tripod collar but I have the one made by Kirk for it (Kirk's old design) and it just might be my very best and most-used lens. Its a fantastic...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By css9450
I like a good "found film" experiment from time...

I like a good "found film" experiment from time to time. I've found some good ones. Its mostly just fun to see if I can develop them and get respectable results. The older the better.... Bonus...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-22-2019
Replies: 422
Views: 62,944
Posted By css9450
And at night: ...

And at night:



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/2051/A5gg5H.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-20-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 8,326
Posted By css9450
Don't remind me.... I paid $1000 for my N90S in...

Don't remind me.... I paid $1000 for my N90S in 1996. :eek:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-19-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 8,326
Posted By css9450
A sarcastic point, yes. :rolleyes:

A sarcastic point, yes. :rolleyes:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-19-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 8,326
Posted By css9450
The Barnack Leica didn't use batteries, therefore...

The Barnack Leica didn't use batteries, therefore we shouldn't use them either. Forever and ever!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 611
Posted By css9450
Indeed! I usually just get a glowing white disk...

Indeed! I usually just get a glowing white disk if I try to shoot a picture of the moon.


I do a lot of nighttime shooting with just the light of the full moon. Four minutes at f8, typically. Not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-19-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By css9450
I keep dabbling in other films for B&W and keep...

I keep dabbling in other films for B&W and keep coming back to my favorite, Delta 100.


For color? Ektar 100 I suppose, but the colors can be a little too vibrant sometimes. I probably should try...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-18-2019
Replies: 212
Views: 8,326
Posted By css9450
I think the battery thing gets overblown here. ...

I think the battery thing gets overblown here. Some cameras (not all), use common AA batteries available everywhere, and those batteries last a very long time. When my N90S was my primary camera, I...
Forum: Nikon RF 07-15-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By css9450
I finished my roll of film in March and loaded a...

I finished my roll of film in March and loaded a second one, which I finally finished and developed a couple weeks ago. Most was from May and June I think! But this one was at the beginning of the...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,829
Posted By css9450
Singer, songwriter, former Illinois senator.... ...

Singer, songwriter, former Illinois senator.... ;)
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,829
Posted By css9450
They also wrote "and other classics". The author...

They also wrote "and other classics". The author could have just as easily mentioned any number of other brands instead of Leica.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-14-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 2,829
Posted By css9450
I must be missing something. Was 1994 a...

I must be missing something. Was 1994 a particularly well-selling year for the M6? I tend to think that even if Leica had abandoned the M line in 1975, Nikon still would have made the S3 2000.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,205
Posted By css9450
Is it "photography" that is or is not fun, or...

Is it "photography" that is or is not fun, or just the use of the camera? I enjoy my digital cameras and use them every weekend. They're fun. But I suppose if my photography was in a rut, no...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-11-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Cadillac. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford...

Cadillac. Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/88/zGTuHR.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 3,244
Posted By css9450
Whatever happened to the camera that was on...

Whatever happened to the camera that was on Kickstarter recently; the one with the modular and replaceable lens mounts so you could use practically any kind of lens on it, and the replaceable film...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 3,244
Posted By css9450
Indeed; an updated F6 with some of the niceties...

Indeed; an updated F6 with some of the niceties that are standard nowadays on DSLRs would fill the bill!
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 129
Views: 3,244
Posted By css9450
Since we're speaking "high end" (since its in the...

Since we're speaking "high end" (since its in the thread title), the camera would need to be full-featured. All modes: P, S, A, M. Matrix metering, center weighted and spot. Exposure...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2019
Replies: 422
Views: 62,944
Posted By css9450
"Metro Corps." Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8,...

"Metro Corps." Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/4522/7H7QfN.jpg
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-09-2019
Replies: 99
Views: 11,471
Posted By css9450
Delta 100 in the Perkeo...

Delta 100 in the Perkeo II:


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/2784/NvwYAD.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100,...

Nikon S2, Jupiter-12 35mm/f2.8, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1:50

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/7316/hEDPos.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 31,152
Posted By css9450
Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia...

Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/2784/A5mk99.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia...

Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia 100.


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/8875/o61d4h.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-08-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (rebranded...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (rebranded Shanghai GP3), Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/39/2Piz40.jpg
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-07-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By css9450
I agree; its the straight edge where the yellow...

I agree; its the straight edge where the yellow arrow is pointing.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,664
Posted By css9450
Ha ha that must be like saying "Chi-Town" in...

Ha ha that must be like saying "Chi-Town" in Chicago! :rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-01-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,664
Posted By css9450
LOL My phone is a brick... Its not even a flip...

LOL My phone is a brick... Its not even a flip phone. :eek:
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-01-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,664
Posted By css9450
For bright sunny daylight, I like my D80 with its...

For bright sunny daylight, I like my D80 with its CCD sensor. But in other kinds of weather, and (especially) at night, I use my D750.

The film cameras came along just for the ride; I only shot a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-30-2019
Replies: 128
Views: 9,914
Posted By css9450
Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger, built in 1952. ...

Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger, built in 1952. Yes, the lighthouse leans to one side, that is part of its claim to fame. Nikon D80, 80-400...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-28-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,664
Posted By css9450
Leaving tomorrow to shoot the SS Badger great...

Leaving tomorrow to shoot the SS Badger great lakes carferry. Two DSLRs for sure but I'll probably bring whatever else has film left in it.... Probably Nikon S2, Voigtlander Perkeo, Rolleiflex...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-24-2019
Replies: 540
Views: 50,008
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Catlabs 80-X film, Rodinal...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, Catlabs 80-X film, Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/386/5dwdjw.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-24-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By css9450
Something internal, ouch. I was going to say, I...

Something internal, ouch. I was going to say, I fixed the light leaks in my Zorki by taping all around the back door. Different camera architecture entirely though, but it helped that it was...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-24-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (same as...

Ricoh Ricohmatic 44, CatLabs X-80 film (same as Shanghai GP3), Rodinal 1:50


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img923/2726/GZLxei.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-23-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By css9450
Some pics from my first roll of CatLabs film,...

Some pics from my first roll of CatLabs film, mostly shot on some old cars:

I should mention I threw caution to the wind and sliced the film down to 127 size and used it in perhaps my most-quirky...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-22-2019
Replies: 1,861
Views: 292,878
Posted By css9450
On a similar note, here's (I think) a '54: ...

On a similar note, here's (I think) a '54: Komaflex-S, Fuji Provia 100.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/6776/lKaUEV.jpg
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 06-21-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 2,490
Posted By css9450
A useful accessory for every Komaflex. For those...

A useful accessory for every Komaflex. For those Komaflexes which are still working that is...

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/7004/qbiOOB.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1,873
Posted By css9450
Some black tape over the logo will eliminate any...

Some black tape over the logo will eliminate any would-be thieves.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By css9450
Try Freestyle. They're in California, but stuff...

Try Freestyle. They're in California, but stuff like that (and other items like Rodinal) they ship FedEx ground and it goes by train.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By css9450
I never thought of paring down the time to a...

I never thought of paring down the time to a bare minimum was an important goal to pursue, but maybe it is for some. I'd be more worried about over- or under-developing my films if I go too fast...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,046
Posted By css9450
I'm not sure its a pronunciation issue at all... ...

I'm not sure its a pronunciation issue at all... Could be just a disgruntled photographer fed up with light leaks!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-12-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,046
Posted By css9450
Indeed! My Zorki became a model citizen and...

Indeed! My Zorki became a model citizen and excellent shooter once I started taping all around the joints where the camera back and body meet.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,828
Posted By css9450
Here's part of the problem: Ebay automatically...

Here's part of the problem: Ebay automatically activates the "Or Best Offer" option even when you don't want it. I list everything I sell as "Buy It Now" and I have to turn OFF "Or Best Offer" once...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,046
Posted By css9450
I used to stick black tape on my lens; then one...

I used to stick black tape on my lens; then one day I decided to pull it off. My photos improved dramatically!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,046
Posted By css9450
The flipside to this whole issue are the camera...

The flipside to this whole issue are the camera straps emblazoned with "EOS Digital" or "Nikon D850". The pros all use them!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,046
Posted By css9450
Exactly what I had in mind!

Exactly what I had in mind!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-11-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By css9450
Some interesting reading there certainly! I have...

Some interesting reading there certainly! I have Catlabs film loaded right now but seeing as we all know by now its really GP3 in a different box, I should mention that the only issues I ever had...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,046
Posted By css9450
I never gave a thought to logos or brand names on...

I never gave a thought to logos or brand names on stuff I buy. My car has a Chevy emblem on the front of it, but who cares? Cars (and cameras) have had logos on them for pretty much...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 98
Views: 6,216
Posted By css9450
Good points, definately. I recall some changes...

Good points, definately. I recall some changes made to Provia slide film over the years, and they were all improvements and eventually led me to be a Provia-only shooter for many years. Still a...
Forum: Nikon RF 06-10-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,976
Posted By css9450
I think all of my LTM lenses have aperture rings...

I think all of my LTM lenses have aperture rings that rotate; the exception being my CV 21mm which of course is a modern lens not vintage. Actually, the aperture ring on my Jupiter-12 doesn't rotate...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-10-2019
Replies: 98
Views: 6,216
Posted By css9450
Makes me wonder if I should sell some (or most)...

Makes me wonder if I should sell some (or most) of mine while the price is high.
Forum: Nikon RF 06-10-2019
Replies: 47
Views: 1,976
Posted By css9450
What if you use an LTM lens on your M? Doesn't...

What if you use an LTM lens on your M? Doesn't the aperture ring rotate as you focus on those? The M lenses were an all-new design, not held over from pre-war designs like the LTM lenses or...
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-07-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 1,890
Posted By css9450
Those are important points. Are you looking to...

Those are important points. Are you looking to get back into film because, you know, its film, or because you'd be using a Leica? If it were me, moving to film for the first time (or back into...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By css9450
I posted a self portrait here, probably ten years...

I posted a self portrait here, probably ten years ago. Maybe its time for a new one. But the monkey portrait is easy to remember, as am I. I don't have four screen names.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-06-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 852
Posted By css9450
I should probably let some duplicate stuff go. ...

I should probably let some duplicate stuff go. Example: I only have one M-mount camera, but I have several M-mount lenses, including some desireable ones, but I can easily replicate all of them...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By css9450
That sounds like fun. Perhaps someone can post a...

That sounds like fun. Perhaps someone can post a group portrait or selfie of the four of you? Its always nice to know the faces behind the names.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-05-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By css9450
Trimming wasn't mentioned in the manual because...

Trimming wasn't mentioned in the manual because back in the old days, the film leaders were cut longer and thus fit perfectly.

I'd say trimming is recommended. Sure you can do it in other ways...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-03-2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By css9450
I received my CatLabs film today. I'll agree...

I received my CatLabs film today. I'll agree with the others: This is Shanghai GP3 in a different box. Same black backing paper, same masking tape at the beginning of the roll, same plastic spool...
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