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Forum: RFF Polls 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 3,586
Posted By Hari
for those who use metal hoods, you can...

for those who use metal hoods, you can leave
them on and operational if you obtain the
correct size snap-cap for the hood's diameter
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,114
Posted By Hari
Nike, I've got one of those ABLON trimmers, but I...

Nike, I've got one of those ABLON trimmers, but I just use it to
make a V-shape cut to fit various metal cassettes for both
the Nikons (F and F2) and the screw mount and M2.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,114
Posted By Hari
Chris, I never had a problem like you're...

Chris, I never had a problem like you're describing
Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 813
Posted By Hari
often have only one lens on the Leica and usually...

often have only one lens on the Leica and usually the 50
summicron
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 1,114
Posted By Hari
I'll say it again here: to load a screw mount...

I'll say it again here: to load a screw mount Leica do the following:
remove lens
don't trim the leader (even if bulk loaded)
use a LOCKING cable release
set Leica on B
...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 776
Posted By Hari
the front rim is bent

the front rim is bent
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By Hari
I used to have one of those Edmund Scienctic...

I used to have one of those
Edmund Scienctic water stills
from the '70. It was great
made by evavaporation and
drip colection.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By Hari
mike, you're on way to a darkroom!

mike, you're on way to a darkroom!
Forum: Olympus RF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 164
Views: 48,970
Posted By Hari
I had an XA and a Stylist Epic 2.8. The XA was ok...

I had an XA and a Stylist Epic 2.8.
The XA was ok but stylist died with
shutter/electronic problems. Plus
an OM-1 where some parts fell off
or broke, loose focusing collars,etc
I tried and switched...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 5 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By Hari
one of those things that just happens similar to...

one of those things that just happens
similar to exposing a box of paper
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 5 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 2,022
Posted By Hari
I got the Versalab 11x14 before the price went up...

I got the Versalab 11x14 before the price went up a couple of times;
washing in a tray is real drag because after a printing session one
craves relaxation
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By Hari
also scale is in feet only nice engraving

also scale is in feet only
nice engraving
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By Hari
it's a nikkor probably the most famous i wish...

it's a nikkor
probably the most famous
i wish mine was marked E P
like my canon 25/3.5
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By Hari
interesting that Canon ltm lenses follow Leica as...

interesting that Canon ltm lenses follow Leica as well.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 1 Week Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 787
Posted By Hari
i just got a rollei T, had it CLAed, and...

i just got a rollei T, had it CLAed, and found
the few filters/close-up lenses plus
the 16 exposure kit for the rollei T. Rolleicords
are just as top great however and a lot
take their own 16...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By Hari
105mm 2.5 ltm lens

I just noticed on this lens the f-number scale is
reversed from Leica ltm lenses and is the same
as Nikon SLRs.
This lens balances while on the Leica II but
not so on my M2.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By Hari
I got an F with plain prism and an F2 with the...

I got an F with plain prism and an F2 with the silicon blue meter.
Plus an F4 I've not used. The F2 Nikon motor could be easily
separated from the battery pack, either to keep it next to the
body or...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,310
Posted By Hari
105mm 2.5 nikkor ltm just purchased

105mm 2.5 nikkor ltm just purchased
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 264
Views: 58,996
Posted By Hari
Even with the collap. Summicron the Leica II is...

Even with the collap. Summicron
the Leica II is comfortable in my
front pants pocket....for years now
and covers 90% of my work
Forum: Nikon RF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,582
Posted By Hari
I just got a Nikkor 105mm 2.5 ltm for my Leica...

I just got a Nikkor 105mm 2.5 ltm for my Leica II.
This was the first Nikkor lens to have 52mm filter/lens shade.
ha ha! it's quieter on the Leica than the Nikon. Other
differences from the SLR...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,629
Posted By Hari
Isn't the Leica 21/1.4 smaller?

Isn't the Leica 21/1.4 smaller?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 2,128
Posted By Hari
might get a few hundred for it

might get a few hundred for it
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-25-2020
Replies: 39
Views: 2,128
Posted By Hari
I'd keep it and use it occasionally. It's got...

I'd keep it and use it occasionally. It's got that glow.
ha ha
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-24-2020
Replies: 88
Views: 4,693
Posted By Hari
comments on the rollei, leica II and big graflex...

comments on the rollei, leica II and big graflex 5x7 SLR.
No surprise on the graflex.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-24-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Hari
Been addicted to darkroom since first at 8 or 9...

Been addicted to darkroom since first
at 8 or 9 in sunday school. Made an
enlarger out of old camera in 9th grade.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-20-2020
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By Hari
it's just a rollei T with 000 numbers

it's just a rollei T with 000 numbers
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-18-2020
Replies: 50
Views: 1,367
Posted By Hari
one rangefinder 35mm camera lenses 15mm, 25mm,...

one rangefinder 35mm camera
lenses 15mm, 25mm, 50mm and 105mm
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-17-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By Hari
The Jazz Loft is a great read

The Jazz Loft is a great read
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-09-2020
Replies: 264
Views: 58,996
Posted By Hari
Leica II in black w/collap. Summicron plus...

Leica II in black w/collap. Summicron plus SBOOI
I bought an M2 to maybe check out the newer
glass, but it's so BIG.
A trick on loading LTMs: use the Leica locking
cable release on B, remove lens. ...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-02-2020
Replies: 143
Views: 14,421
Posted By Hari
My Olympus Epic Stylist 35mm/2.8 was great for...

My Olympus Epic Stylist 35mm/2.8 was great for years.
But it's shutter quit and beyond repair. I went back to
a Leica II, the original p&s. The older XAs are nice.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-01-2020
Replies: 110
Views: 3,727
Posted By Hari
Does it matter which NOOKY you get with the...

Does it matter which NOOKY you get with the collapsible
Summicron? I've got the one engraved 'summicron'.
But others say 'summitar' etc. I assume you have to get
the correct NOOKY as the...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 02-01-2020
Replies: 110
Views: 3,727
Posted By Hari
Well I've been using screw mount Leicas since '68...

Well I've been using screw mount Leicas since '68 when I got a IIIa/withsummar
from a store for $45.
The Summicron collapsible I've got cleaned by Mr. Ye
has the radioactive front glass. Got the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-30-2020
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Hari
The color head is more user friendly. But for...

The color head is more user friendly. But for sectional enlargement the condenser
wins. I've got both. The color head is on the 4x5 enlarger and the condenser
head on the smaller Durst 2 1/4.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-30-2020
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Hari
I use the 11x14 Versalab set up in the bathtub...

I use the 11x14 Versalab set up in the bathtub and hooked up to the shower
head. Works great and no issues.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-30-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,251
Posted By Hari
Back then, Cibachrome later Ilfachrome allowed a...

Back then, Cibachrome later Ilfachrome allowed a simple way to
print color slides in color that had their own beauty. Plus
internegative film to make enlarged copies of slides to print in
color...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-29-2020
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By Hari
Get the original Tilt-all, made in America, not...

Get the original Tilt-all, made in America, not the knock offs or the ones
Leica made. It's got rubber feet with retractable spikes.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 01-29-2020
Replies: 1,659
Views: 100,774
Posted By Hari
It would be a FIRST if Mr. Zhou can make a...

It would be a FIRST if Mr. Zhou can make a Summicron-like 35mm lens in the
Leica thread mount that focuses to 0.7meters. He did mention the possibility.
I want one and will keep watching this thread!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,251
Posted By Hari
Also, Kodachrome 64 was available in 120 size. I...

Also, Kodachrome 64 was available in 120 size. I shot about half a dozen
rolls back then. Plus for sheet film, Super-XX and a lot of others.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-19-2020
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Hari
I use one all the time. The model I"ve got...

I use one all the time. The model I"ve got measures both
density and UV light. Some stain developers , like Pyrocat HD,
increase density greatly with the stain. The densitometer is on
a shelf...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-09-2020
Replies: 45
Views: 1,990
Posted By Hari
If I'm out and it's a grap shot, no meter. But...

If I'm out and it's a grap shot, no meter. But indoors or
setting something up, meter. I like the Minolta Spotmeter F.
It's fast and does flash spot as well.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-07-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Hari
Got a black II unmodified. Mr. Ye CLAed it. My...

Got a black II unmodified. Mr. Ye CLAed it. My baby.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By Hari
The good ol' days, Nash cars with skirts, Buick's...

The good ol' days, Nash cars with skirts, Buick's with the holes!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-14-2019
Replies: 39
Views: 2,716
Posted By Hari
Rolleis fit well in surplus gas mask cases

Rolleis fit well in surplus gas mask cases
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-14-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By Hari
Just got the Rolleiflex T back from CLA with...

Just got the Rolleiflex T back from CLA with ProCamera in Virginia. Reasonalbe
cost and wait.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-13-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Hari
Just got my Rolleiflex T back from Bill Moretz at...

Just got my Rolleiflex T back from Bill Moretz at ProCamera. He
did a great job fixing the shutter and stuck to the est. of $125
with quick turnaround.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-12-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 1,990
Posted By Hari
I carry my Leica II black w/collap. Summicron...

I carry my Leica II black w/collap. Summicron always,
but sometimes take the 15/4.5 Voitl. or the Canon 25mm/3.5
Simple.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 11-07-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 5,182
Posted By Hari
I'm into film and paper, no digital; older...

I'm into film and paper, no digital; older historical processes still work!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-02-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,711
Posted By Hari
I just bought a large easel from eBay seller in...

I just bought a large easel from eBay seller in Canada and
they charged sales tax. I'm in California.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-26-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,804
Posted By Hari
I love the Rolleiflex T over all the models. For...

I love the Rolleiflex T over all the models. For one thing, I find it faster to load film
not having to loop the film under the auto-film transport to the first exposure. Just
line up the arrows...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 10-26-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,804
Posted By Hari
My Rolleiflex T quit mid-roll, the shutter closed...

My Rolleiflex T quit mid-roll, the shutter closed and wouldn't operate. I've
sent it to ProCamera in Virginia as they quoted a repair at about $130. I'll
post again when the camera comes back.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-08-2019
Replies: 445
Views: 76,692
Posted By Hari
just M2 and black II

just M2 and black II
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2019
Replies: 75
Views: 2,808
Posted By Hari
I'm a leica guy, coll. summicron 50mm with either...

I'm a leica guy, coll. summicron 50mm with either M2 or tiny leica II black
or uncoated 50mm elmar in the pocket
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2019
Replies: 67
Views: 2,840
Posted By Hari
Pyrocat HD for large format HP5

Pyrocat HD for large format HP5
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-30-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Hari
Who will CLA the Rolleiflex T?

Just got a Rolleiflex T and the shutter worked for a while and then
quit. It's probably just a simple CLA as the camera is otherwise
in great shape. Checking around revealed that a few...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-26-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,346
Posted By Hari
the last two pics are great!

the last two pics are great!
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-15-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hari
Gene Smith dropped in to my freshman class at RIT...

Gene Smith dropped in to my freshman class at RIT improving...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-14-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hari
I hope they cover Smith's battle for story...

I hope they cover Smith's battle for story rights, it would be hard to ignore.
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-23-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,368
Posted By Hari
plus i don't carry a phone and try to always have...

plus i don't carry a phone and try to always have a screwmount leica in the pocket
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-23-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,368
Posted By Hari
plus don't carry a phone and always have a...

plus don't carry a phone and always have a screwmoung leica
in the pocket
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-23-2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2,368
Posted By Hari
married to the analog darkroom and alternative...

married to the analog darkroom and alternative processes,
never got into digital
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-21-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By Hari
Hi! I recently bought an MR-4 meter for the...

Hi!

I recently bought an MR-4 meter for the M2 and got the
Criss adaptor which also works with the Sinarsix ground glass
meter for 4x5,5x7 and 8x10 cameras. Sometimes I carry it
in its case to...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-29-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,659
Posted By Hari
the screwmount leica is in the front pants pocket

the screwmount leica is in the front pants pocket
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-17-2019
Replies: 170
Views: 27,077
Posted By Hari
I always just have one camera one lens going...

I always just have one camera one lens going out.
But I've got many formats.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-15-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,409
Posted By Hari
Bergger fiber is good..

Bergger fiber is good..
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-17-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 8,640
Posted By Hari
Just got the CV 15mm viewfinder metal!! WAY less...

Just got the CV 15mm viewfinder metal!!
WAY less distortion than the plastic.
An improved design. A must have if
you use the CV 15mm 4.5 with Barnaks
as you have to remove the plastic one
to change...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 12-09-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 8,640
Posted By Hari
15mm CV on Leica II: Old or New Viewfinder?

Just got the CV 15mm 4.5! But with the plastic viewfinder
that came with it, it's impossible to change the Leica II's
shutter speed!

So I ordered the smaller metal one which also has the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 12-06-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1,404
Posted By Hari
When I was 13 I made in enlarger out of old...

When I was 13 I made in enlarger out of old postcard size folder camera
with a light bulb, cardboard and tape balancing on a counter and
projecting onto the floor. Those were the days!
Today I've...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 07-01-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 5,589
Posted By Hari
Just got my first ever Summicron, the 50 ltm to...

Just got my first ever Summicron, the 50 ltm
to use on my Leica II with SBIOO 50mm finder.
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 07-01-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,053
Posted By Hari
Zuiko85, I do the same. There are several...

Zuiko85,

I do the same. There are several slitters around.
Also with Pan F!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-23-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 18,195
Posted By Hari
Sure. I'm switching from Fujichrome to...

Sure. I'm switching from Fujichrome to Ektachrome
when it becomes available, they have to
compete pricewise. It's relaxing to project slides!
Hari
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-18-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By Hari
MikeL, Did you find a silk ribbon the same width...

MikeL,
Did you find a silk ribbon the same width and thickness?
I'll check the local yarn store here to see what they have.
Hari
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-16-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By Hari
Replacing ribbon in SCNOO suggestions

Hi!
Anyone have experience with any of the half dozen or so
leica repairers that can install a new ribbon in a SCNOO?
Hari
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-16-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2,210
Posted By Hari
I like the out of focus plant in 7 on the right. ...

I like the out of focus plant in 7 on the right. Six is different
compostion, shows less. I can't tell any
differences in sharp areas in any, so I'll
save my pennies for number 7.
Hari
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-12-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 18,195
Posted By Hari
Back in the '80s Kodachrome existed 120. But the...

Back in the '80s Kodachrome existed 120.
But the pros needed the turn around speed
which Kodachrome never had. I did shoot
a half dozen rolls in 120 at the time.
Hari
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-12-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,728
Posted By Hari
Hi, I use Rodinal and Tri-x lots. I mix Rodinal...

Hi,
I use Rodinal and Tri-x lots. I mix Rodinal from scratch,
there's only two or three chemicals. I mixed a liter 4
years ago and still have almost half. I like the grain.
My largest print size...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-01-2017
Replies: 330
Views: 50,738
Posted By Hari
5x7 inch Graflex SLR w/Xenar 4.5/240mm lens...

5x7 inch Graflex SLR w/Xenar 4.5/240mm lens and
pinhole. In bright light you can see enough to compose
with the pinhole before putting the hugh mirror up.
Film holders are special, not the usually...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-01-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2,335
Posted By Hari
I've got the large easel but with the Leitz Ic...

I've got the large easel but with the Leitz Ic
and special autofocus spacer (the easel is
thicker than the small wood Leitz easel.
Hari
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-31-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,470
Posted By Hari
I'm a fan of the old Nikor trimmers. They came...

I'm a fan of the old Nikor trimmers. They came in 12, 16, 20 and
24 inch rotary blade. They are all square and etched on black metal
at half inch intervals. The blade rotates out of the way,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By Hari
Leicavit Double Exposure Model?

Hi!
I indistinctly recall a Leicavit for sale years ago
with a switch that allowed the option of double
or more exposures.
Anybody ever see? Is it something that could be
done?
Thanks! Hari
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-25-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,796
Posted By Hari
I've had two of these both with the 35mm/2.8,...

I've had two of these both with the 35mm/2.8, very sharp.
Great no brainer camera with flash on/off option, spot meter/focus hold control.
Sold the first, bought it again!
Hari
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-24-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 18,097
Posted By Hari
Hi Johan! Great DIY! I'm waiting for my...

Hi Johan!

Great DIY! I'm waiting for my first SCNOO purchase to arrive to fit
my black Leica II. I've used one rapid winder on rangefinder before,
a canon winder on a Canon II or something. ...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-20-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,636
Posted By Hari
I use SBOOI finder on my Leica II. Unlike the M...

I use SBOOI finder on my Leica II.
Unlike the M series with it's .72 or .90,
it is 100% life size to match the other eye,
helps with moving subjects.
Hari
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-20-2017
Replies: 110
Views: 74,972
Posted By Hari
Hi folks! I've got a Leica II. I roll my own...

Hi folks!
I've got a Leica II. I roll my own from bulk. I use a locking
cable release, remove the lens. Film is cut at 90 degrees.
I can make sure it is OK.
Best, Rich
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By Hari
Hi! I like to roll my own and mixed a quart...

Hi!
I like to roll my own and mixed a quart of Rodinal
some years back, like for 6 to 8. Stored in
2 pint glass containers, I've just cracked the
second bottle.
Rich
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