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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-23-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1,830
Posted By andredossantos
Haven't used a meter in years. It's actually...

Haven't used a meter in years. It's actually super easy once you get the hang of it. Its liberating.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By andredossantos
No, Cal, I meant the surrounding area and the...

No, Cal, I meant the surrounding area and the part of the park with the bridge. The areas you went to are definitely sketchy!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By andredossantos
It's really not dangerous at all.

It's really not dangerous at all.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-05-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By andredossantos
Hey Cal, The actual Highbridge is not in the...

Hey Cal,

The actual Highbridge is not in the desolate part of the park. It's up by the pool very close to the street along Audubon Avenue so its perfectly safe to access and walk across.

The lower...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-06-2015
Replies: 823
Views: 83,274
Posted By andredossantos
I have it on good authority from a shoe store...

I have it on good authority from a shoe store owner in the Bronx that you in fact don't like photography.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 5,678
Posted By andredossantos
Actually, Jesus is a huge analog guy and he lets...

Actually, Jesus is a huge analog guy and he lets Fuji store a whole bunch of stock in his garage. In heaven.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-03-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 6,093
Posted By andredossantos
This has always been "it" for me and I know it's...

This has always been "it" for me and I know it's silly. On a fixed lens camera, I don't care about the focal length as long as it's something I like. Something moderate wide to normal, anywhere in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 11,200
Posted By andredossantos
"Good god! That's not spherical aberration, it's...

"Good god! That's not spherical aberration, it's Old Uncle Earl!"
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-14-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 11,200
Posted By andredossantos
I am frigging laughing so hard right now Im...

I am frigging laughing so hard right now Im disrupting the serene environment that is my office and people are starting to stare at me. Is this for real? This can't be real?!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,746
Posted By andredossantos
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4052/4705187900_cbf...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4052/4705187900_cbffec645e.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4705187900/)
fabrica (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4705187900/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,746
Posted By andredossantos
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1283/4680536417_885...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1283/4680536417_88582569e8.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4680536417/)
Untitled (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4680536417/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,746
Posted By andredossantos
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1271/4677482324_0ce...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1271/4677482324_0cef3ae626.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4677482324/)
Untitled (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4677482324/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,746
Posted By andredossantos
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4037/4679842147_c06...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4037/4679842147_c06af68778.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4679842147/)
Untitled (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4679842147/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,746
Posted By andredossantos
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4039/4683388083_702...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4039/4683388083_7021c3bbca.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4683388083/)
Untitled (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4683388083/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-09-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 6,667
Posted By andredossantos
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5296/5474742535_83c...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5296/5474742535_83c73d9414.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/9kMudF)chicken fricasstairs (https://flic.kr/p/9kMudF) by andre dos santos...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
Maspeth, Queens,...

Maspeth, Queens, NY

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3699/10969066554_f50dfc6f04.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/10969066554/)
Untitled...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3830/11345445335_28...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3830/11345445335_288aef16de.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/11345445335/)
Untitled (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/11345445335/) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
Hunt's Point, Bronx,...

Hunt's Point, Bronx, NY

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7354/11918175115_89c924da85.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/11918175115/)
Untitled...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
Hey, cool! This is an old thread! Here's some...

Hey, cool! This is an old thread! Here's some recent one's:

Port Morris, Bronx, NY

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8342/8235924057_2f0725b45a.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-18-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 8,733
Posted By andredossantos
This lens is a gem in my opinion. Love it. Mine...

This lens is a gem in my opinion. Love it. Mine is ungoggled, 2.8, btw.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5340/6945613246_6dffe4792c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/bzL5Qw)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/bzL5Qw)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2013
Replies: 568
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Views: 135,176
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8197/8184046359_10ff...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8197/8184046359_10ff9bd5ca.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/8184046359/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/8184046359/) by andre dos...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2013
Replies: 568
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Views: 135,176
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8463/8129092409_640e...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8463/8129092409_640ea78e61.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/8129092409/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/8129092409/) by andre dos...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2013
Replies: 568
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Views: 135,176
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8490/8186242693_51ac...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8490/8186242693_51ac0b0fb3.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/8186242693/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/8186242693/) by andre dos...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2013
Replies: 568
Red
Views: 135,176
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8397/8702334909_68a2...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8397/8702334909_68a24ea566.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/8702334909/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/8702334909/) by andre dos...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2013
Replies: 568
Red
Views: 135,176
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7386/10969071534_242...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7386/10969071534_2422a30a92.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/10969071534/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/10969071534/) by andre...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-08-2013
Replies: 98
Views: 7,463
Posted By andredossantos
Hey! As mostly a "abstract" photographer myself,...

Hey! As mostly a "abstract" photographer myself, Im really diggin' this series. Very nice work! Also checked out your color work on your website. Great stuff as well. Cheers, and keep updating...
Forum: Travel 06-08-2013
Replies: 183
Views: 10,660
Posted By andredossantos
Looks like an amazing trip. My wife lived in...

Looks like an amazing trip. My wife lived in Tuscany for 2 years before we met. We always talk about taking a trip there but it hasnt happened yet. This thread definitely motivates me to make it...
Forum: Travel 05-24-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 4,750
Posted By andredossantos
You definitely need a car, otherwise 3 weeks is...

You definitely need a car, otherwise 3 weeks is not enough. The US generally has bad public transportation when it comes to long distances. Very uncomfortable, lots of stops and most importantly...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-21-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 10,557
Posted By andredossantos
Really cool. I'll be buying.

Really cool. I'll be buying.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-20-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 6,418
Posted By andredossantos
Only when I'm trying to get info out of an enemy...

Only when I'm trying to get info out of an enemy agent ;)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-20-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 3,378
Posted By andredossantos
I have a Nikon F to Canon EOS mount adapter.

I have a Nikon F to Canon EOS mount adapter.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-20-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 3,378
Posted By andredossantos
John: I FINALLY scanned those slides you gave me...

John: I FINALLY scanned those slides you gave me way back when last night. Tonight when I get home I will quickly PP them (since I scan with all auto functions off) and I can email you the results in...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-19-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 4,511
Posted By andredossantos
Generally, I'm not much interested in people at...

Generally, I'm not much interested in people at all. It is a challenge to do "good" street photography so sometimes I will go out and try to get a decent shot in that genre.

My preferred form of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 2,811
Posted By andredossantos
I have a RF with a 50mm and 35mm lens as my main...

I have a RF with a 50mm and 35mm lens as my main 35mm kit. I also have an old Canon FT with a 55mm 1.2 FL that I use when I want the look of that lens. Or I'll load one with B&W and one with color....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,715
Posted By andredossantos
Edit: Semilog beat me to it... I've used these...

Edit: Semilog beat me to it...

I've used these guys in the past and was happy. Good pricing!

http://www.specialtybottle.com/glassbottles-2.aspx?gclid=COe12Pnakq8CFQTd4AodQnow0Q
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-31-2012
Replies: 615
Views: 93,960
Posted By andredossantos
And a couple...

And a couple more...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7052/6814663618_3f66d9d79d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6814663618/)
Untitled...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-31-2012
Replies: 615
Views: 93,960
Posted By andredossantos
This is definitely one of my all time favorite...

This is definitely one of my all time favorite threads...Great work, all.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7181/6991513119_5f98f0143b_z.jpg...
Forum: Travel 03-24-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By andredossantos
Mexico near the border is a war zone right now....

Mexico near the border is a war zone right now. Plan your route carefully if you go ahead with that, especially if your going through the eastern part of Mexico.

How about Brazil? Chile? Argentina?...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-23-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By andredossantos
This is the exact same setup that I use (Rollei...

This is the exact same setup that I use (Rollei 3.5E and a Leica). I use both:

Black Label Bag Image Smith

http://www.photovillage.com/product.php?productid=2889&cat=2773&bestseller

Or, if I need...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-23-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 4,966
Posted By andredossantos
Of course it's possible.

Of course it's possible.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-22-2012
Replies: 2,527
Views: 620,155
Posted By andredossantos
Im continually amazed at the colors this little...

Im continually amazed at the colors this little things produces...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7051/6852501986_b397685ee2_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6852501986/)
Untitled...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-20-2012
Replies: 155
Views: 47,354
Posted By andredossantos
I've recently discovered this...

I've recently discovered this bag:

http://www.lapolicegear.com/tabaoutbag.html

It's highly customizable, not too big, and with a couple inserts it works great for my 1 Leica/1 Rolleiflex combo plus...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-18-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 4,524
Posted By andredossantos
Yup, there is no actual rangefinder inside the...

Yup, there is no actual rangefinder inside the Fuji cameras. However, are they Inspired by rangefinders? Yes, undoubtedly.
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-15-2012
Replies: 342
Views: 54,909
Posted By andredossantos
Exactly, these camera's are basically everything...

Exactly, these camera's are basically everything I've wanted in a digital minus a great manual focusing system. However, I am willing to give up manual focusing as long as everything else is there....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,105
Posted By andredossantos
I think m4/3 cameras are great except I really...

I think m4/3 cameras are great except I really dislike shooting in the 4:3 ratio. Don't know why, but I just could never get into it (and I tried!).
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-10-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By andredossantos
Yup. I no longer have a V.4 but I remember that...

Yup. I no longer have a V.4 but I remember that the aperture blades didn't fully retract either. I emailed the dealer after I noticed (a very reputable one) and they told me its fine.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 03-03-2012
Replies: 2,527
Views: 620,155
Posted By andredossantos
Thank you, Paul. And I agree, the color does...

Thank you, Paul. And I agree, the color does indeed look like Fujichrome slide colors.

Couple more:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7206/6942476623_0b0a29f25e_z.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Series 02-29-2012
Replies: 342
Views: 54,909
Posted By andredossantos
I like my X100 so much I have pretty much come to...

I like my X100 so much I have pretty much come to the conclusion that I'm going to have to buy the X-Pro1 sooner rather than later. I did not pre-order though, so it'll be probably be awhile before...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-29-2012
Replies: 2,527
Views: 620,155
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7210/6919408151_88d7...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7210/6919408151_88d7de5e5a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6919408151/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6919408151/) by andre...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-29-2012
Replies: 2,527
Views: 620,155
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7037/6924200519_2b7c...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7037/6924200519_2b7c2cd974_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6924200519/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6924200519/) by andre...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-29-2012
Replies: 2,527
Views: 620,155
Posted By andredossantos
Got one a couple weeks back. Really like it so...

Got one a couple weeks back. Really like it so far. Takes some time to learn the eccentricities however once you do and have it set up to your liking its simply an amazing camera. Image quality,...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-25-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 6,434
Posted By andredossantos
Prada with my M4, Varvatos with my M6.

Prada with my M4, Varvatos with my M6.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2012
Replies: 94
Views: 18,268
Posted By andredossantos
Hey, nice results w/ the Diafine. At what speed...

Hey, nice results w/ the Diafine. At what speed do you rate the Acros?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-23-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By andredossantos
I primarily shoot Astia 120 film (just went...

I primarily shoot Astia 120 film (just went through 25 rolls in the past couple months). I can't say I've ever had this happen. FWIW, I'm using a Rolleiflex.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-21-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 11,223
Posted By andredossantos
I think that's a good assessment, Bob.

I think that's a good assessment, Bob.
Forum: Travel 02-21-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By andredossantos
Most beautiful beach Ive ever been to personally...

Most beautiful beach Ive ever been to personally is Praia da Ursa. You have to hike there, but it's worth it. It's about an hour north of Lisbon.

http://www.praiadaursa.com/

Nearby Praia da Adraga...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-21-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 11,223
Posted By andredossantos
If you look at his stream, he posts a lot of...

If you look at his stream, he posts a lot of shots of the people holding the prints he gave them and the majority of the time they look truly ecstatic to have it.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-21-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 11,223
Posted By andredossantos
She is not 17, she tells him she began hooking...

She is not 17, she tells him she began hooking when she was 17. Not saying this means anything one way or another but figured Id mention it.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-21-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 11,223
Posted By andredossantos
Ha! And speaking of Hunts Point, jsrockit, we...

Ha!

And speaking of Hunts Point, jsrockit, we need to go back soon to "exploit" the decrepit urban landscape. Im actually glad the hookers are still sleeping when Im there :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-21-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 11,223
Posted By andredossantos
:D I cant argue with this

:D I cant argue with this
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-21-2012
Replies: 110
Views: 11,223
Posted By andredossantos
People are exploiting other people all the time...

People are exploiting other people all the time without even realizing it (especially those who type from their high speed internet on a made in somewhere where a the worker got paid $1 a day laptop ...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By andredossantos
If we're talking a chrome M5, I agree. The black...

If we're talking a chrome M5, I agree. The black ones aren't as nice IMO. All joking aside its a great, underrated camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-06-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 2,860
Posted By andredossantos
Exactamundo

Exactamundo
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,728
Posted By andredossantos
Best results I've gotten is shooting it at 1600...

Best results I've gotten is shooting it at 1600 the developing in DD-X. Second favorite developer for it is Xtol (EI1600, again).

I don't like it at all at 3200, in any developer.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-05-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 4,717
Posted By andredossantos
streetshooterny: How did you find out he needed...

streetshooterny: How did you find out he needed cataract surgery?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-28-2012
Replies: 153
Views: 9,224
Posted By andredossantos
IN GENERAL, New Yorkers are going to be less...

IN GENERAL, New Yorkers are going to be less suspicious of a guy who gets right in your face and whose intentions are clear than someone being "stealthy" and trying to conceal what they are doing.
Forum: RFF Polls 01-25-2012
Replies: 82
Views: 18,007
Posted By andredossantos
It's something I came up with myself. Im not even...

It's something I came up with myself. Im not even sure how to verbalized it and putting it in a post would take a long time.

Basically, I started with sunny 16 and came up with a way to extend it...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-25-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By andredossantos
I'm not familiar with those two particular...

I'm not familiar with those two particular cameras but is it possible to turn off the auto-exposure? If so, you can just ignore the the max ISO and then develop the film at whatever ISO you shot the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,819
Posted By andredossantos
Or, give your slides to me ;)

Or, give your slides to me ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,819
Posted By andredossantos
I get my processing done at Duggal and then I...

I get my processing done at Duggal and then I home scan. This is by far the best way. "Develop only" at Duggal is $8 a roll. If your paying for scanning, which is very expensive, and even if you...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-24-2012
Replies: 82
Views: 18,007
Posted By andredossantos
OTOH, being able to set exposure without a meter...

OTOH, being able to set exposure without a meter is very possible and in that case it is certainly not "guessing". I have a system that I've been using for several years that requires no meter and...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-20-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By andredossantos
Very nice! I love those plastic chairs in the...

Very nice! I love those plastic chairs in the front. They look great under the artificial light.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-09-2012
Replies: 68
Views: 6,047
Posted By andredossantos
I go two bodies: one with B&W, one with color....

I go two bodies: one with B&W, one with color. With two lenses (2 x 35mm, 35mm+50mm, 28mm+35mm, or 28mm+50mm). I hate changing lenses while out and won't do it. Thus, I would Pick two lenses and...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-09-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 7,017
Posted By andredossantos
I wasnt so lucky with my film. It all got...

I wasnt so lucky with my film. It all got x-ray'd twice (once going into Havana and once going out). I tried debating and asking for a hand check both times (and I speak spanish) but it was to no...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 72,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6117/6232986124_e6d9...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6117/6232986124_e6d9c2fdc5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6232986124/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6232986124/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 72,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2213/5762618417_ab41...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2213/5762618417_ab417b94a8_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5762618417/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5762618417/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 72,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5178/5477335571_f3c8...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5178/5477335571_f3c83e930a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5477335571/)
lunch is served (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5477335571/) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 72,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2562/4215532682_2f4c...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2562/4215532682_2f4c33a710_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4215532682/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4215532682/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 72,960
Posted By andredossantos
Paul and Peter: Yes, I mostly use a Rollei 3.5E...

Paul and Peter: Yes, I mostly use a Rollei 3.5E with 75mm Planar!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 6,465
Posted By andredossantos
I love the look of the 25 but it curls LIKE CRAZY...

I love the look of the 25 but it curls LIKE CRAZY and that annoys me enough that I rarely use it.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 72,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5282/5219607307_2bed...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5282/5219607307_2bed7cd13a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5219607307/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5219607307/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 72,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6213/6241827805_67c0...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6213/6241827805_67c0604525_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6241827805/)
the gallows (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6241827805/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 72,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4039/4683388083_7021...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4039/4683388083_7021c3bbca_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4683388083/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4683388083/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2012
Replies: 423
Views: 72,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4019/4683308427_7c23...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4019/4683308427_7c23963c1f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4683308427/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4683308427/) by andre...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-05-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 7,017
Posted By andredossantos
When in Cuba I stay with my wife's family and...

When in Cuba I stay with my wife's family and have never stayed in a hotel. If Bob Michaels, who has a ton of experience going down there says the hotels aren't safe to store gear I would believe...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-05-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 5,064
Posted By andredossantos
I just set my oven to convection bake @ 475 and...

I just set my oven to convection bake @ 475 and placed my M4 on the lower rack.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 5,737
Posted By andredossantos
As it happens, Im working on a project about...

As it happens, Im working on a project about street food, or, should I say food on the street:

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5296/5474742535_83c73d9414_z.jpg...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-05-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,862
Posted By andredossantos
Ha! I think I bought my MX w/ Xenar for exactly...

Ha! I think I bought my MX w/ Xenar for exactly that price 50 years later!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-05-2012
Replies: 76
Views: 7,017
Posted By andredossantos
I brought a Rolleiflex and a 5dMKII to Cuba. It...

I brought a Rolleiflex and a 5dMKII to Cuba. It was a great combo, but then again, I dont do much "street" photography.

If I were you, Id bring the Hassleblad with the 80mm and one Leica with a 35...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-30-2011
Replies: 112
Views: 13,103
Posted By andredossantos
The "best" "camera" is your brain. What you...

The "best" "camera" is your brain. What you choose to spend money on to record what your brain sees is beside the point, really.
Forum: RFF Polls 12-29-2011
Replies: 71
Views: 9,419
Posted By andredossantos
Since I last posted in this thread it's been more...

Since I last posted in this thread it's been more like 90/10, color to B&W. The current "project" I'm working on has such wild colors and scenes I just cannot go B&W.
Forum: Travel 12-29-2011
Replies: 121
Views: 20,007
Posted By andredossantos
Excellent work. I particularly like your color...

Excellent work. I particularly like your color shots.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-29-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 93,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7143/6433908391_c3ef...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7143/6433908391_c3ef535643_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6433908391/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6433908391/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-29-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 93,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7018/6438387713_2ae5...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7018/6438387713_2ae5d20147_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6438387713/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6438387713/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-29-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 93,960
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7166/6513519095_ca7e...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7166/6513519095_ca7e8611a9_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6513519095/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6513519095/) by andre...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-28-2011
Replies: 117
Views: 9,880
Posted By andredossantos
I dont even hang my own photos up....

I dont even hang my own photos up....
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
Port Morris and Mott Haven sections of the Bronx,...

Port Morris and Mott Haven sections of the Bronx, NY

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7007/6397793245_f63d7d7c04_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6397793245/)
Untitled...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
Willets Point, Queens,...

Willets Point, Queens, NY

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7148/6438394313_f567ea6792_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6438394313/)
Untitled...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
finguanzo: yes, indeed. nice xpan shots! Some...

finguanzo: yes, indeed. nice xpan shots!

Some recent ones:

Hallets Point, Queens, NY

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7028/6443447763_745e64955f_z.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-17-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 6,201
Posted By andredossantos
Yes looks overexposed to me as well. How are you...

Yes looks overexposed to me as well. How are you metering your scenes?
Forum: RFF Polls 12-15-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 17,173
Posted By andredossantos
The new Portra is very nice. So is Ektar. I use...

The new Portra is very nice. So is Ektar. I use those two more than anything else.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-08-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,819
Posted By andredossantos
Same thing happened to me and I had three...

Same thing happened to me and I had three complete back ups (a PC, an iMac, and a external HD). ALL THREE had harddrive meltdowns within a week and with them went 90% of the photos i took of my...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-08-2011
Replies: 86
Views: 8,331
Posted By andredossantos
Hate changing lenses. Don't do it (what i do...

Hate changing lenses. Don't do it (what i do doesn't require it). I usually leave with two lenses because I like having two bodies: One for B&W, one for color. My combo is usually 35/50 or 28/50...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2011
Replies: 300
Views: 44,316
Posted By andredossantos
I come across a lot of grafitti in the places I...

I come across a lot of grafitti in the places I usually shoot...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7028/6443447763_745e64955f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6443447763/)
Untitled...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2011
Replies: 300
Views: 44,316
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7148/6438394313_f567...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7148/6438394313_f567ea6792_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6438394313/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6438394313/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2011
Replies: 300
Views: 44,316
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6117/6232986124_e6d9...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6117/6232986124_e6d9c2fdc5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6232986124/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6232986124/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2011
Replies: 300
Views: 44,316
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6219/6397769073_e9ac...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6219/6397769073_e9ac033eec_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6397769073/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6397769073/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-07-2011
Replies: 300
Views: 44,316
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7157/6414374069_1dc2...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7157/6414374069_1dc2d0fe07_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6414374069/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6414374069/) by andre...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-07-2011
Replies: 81
Views: 15,436
Posted By andredossantos
If you live in a locale with seasons you gotta...

If you live in a locale with seasons you gotta appreciate the dull grey winter days just as much as the sunny summer ones. Both are great for different reasons! No excuses, go shoot :)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-07-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 10,343
Posted By andredossantos
As usual, John is spot on here. I've honestly...

As usual, John is spot on here. I've honestly never seen a truly great photo that I felt was ruined by bokeh. Conversely, I've never seen an truly great photo that I felt was great due to or in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2011
Replies: 175
Poll: 35 or 50?
Views: 33,245
Posted By andredossantos
Tough choice. I really only use 28mm, 35mm, and...

Tough choice. I really only use 28mm, 35mm, and 50mm and I don't think I could choose. I'd probably just flip a coin or something.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,280
Posted By andredossantos
Christian: Thanks. My curtains were replaced...

Christian: Thanks. My curtains were replaced during the overhaul! So I'm not sure whats going on. At least it'll be free!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,280
Posted By andredossantos
The shutter on my M4 jammed today. It was...

The shutter on my M4 jammed today. It was overhauled in July which makes it a bit frustrating. The place that did the overhaul has a 6 month warrantee so that's good. Still a bummer.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-04-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,668
Posted By andredossantos
My latest project is all in the...

My latest project is all in the Bronx:

http://cargocollective.com/andredossantos#2158142/bronx-rapture

Most of the other portfolios on my site where taken in NYC as well...Thanks for putting this...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-03-2011
Replies: 145
Views: 66,989
Posted By andredossantos
Currently, I have two 35's and one 50. An...

Currently, I have two 35's and one 50. An ungoggled 35mm f2.8 Summaron, a 35mm v4 Summicron, and a C-Sonnar 50mm f1.5. The 35's are kind've redundant but I'm holding on to both for the time being....
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-02-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,104
Posted By andredossantos
I don't photograph "street" very often but when i...

I don't photograph "street" very often but when i do I quite like using the 50mm.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-23-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By andredossantos
Kodak is trimming film lines so that they can...

Kodak is trimming film lines so that they can keep producing other films. Better to lose some favorites in order to keep film around for a bit longer, no?
Forum: Travel 11-21-2011
Replies: 19
Nyc
Views: 2,515
Posted By andredossantos
If photography isn't going to be a big part of...

If photography isn't going to be a big part of the trip, bring something small. M6 + 1 lens is a good choice! I would probably bring the 35mm though for one single lens. It can work better on the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-21-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,106
Posted By andredossantos
It's a Portuguese Man'o'War aka Blue Bottle...

It's a Portuguese Man'o'War aka Blue Bottle jellyfish. I got up close and personal with one in Mexico a couple years back. I was swimming and a wave landed one, along with its entire mass of...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-20-2011
Replies: 58
Views: 5,785
Posted By andredossantos
Imokruok: Seems you need a Mamiya 6!

Imokruok: Seems you need a Mamiya 6!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-18-2011
Replies: 198
Views: 72,455
Posted By andredossantos
I borrowed fellow RFF'er Calzone's Mamiya 6 for a...

I borrowed fellow RFF'er Calzone's Mamiya 6 for a day of shooting a while back. I used the 50mm f/4 lens.*

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5262/5623370790_3855a15d2a_z.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 15,155
Posted By andredossantos
A couple shots on FP4+ (Xtol) from the municipio...

A couple shots on FP4+ (Xtol) from the municipio Arroyo Naranjo in Havana, Cuba.*

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4023/4679676027_8efeaaca08_z.jpg...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-16-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,395
Posted By andredossantos
I always chuckle when people complain about...

I always chuckle when people complain about digital cameras having problems. They're electronic devices! Of course they have more instances of trouble than an old fully mechanical camera! Isn't this...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 11-15-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 14,153
Posted By andredossantos
When I get back into digital I basically have...

When I get back into digital I basically have four requirements:

-Compact size
-Manual controls ie: shutter speed dial and aperture ring
-Large sensor
-OVF or quality EVF

I prefer FF but am ok...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 15,155
Posted By andredossantos
Fp4, D76...

Fp4, D76 stock:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2239/3598755097_48ceddb56f_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/3598755097/)
grismilda's ghost...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 15,155
Posted By andredossantos
Pan F,...

Pan F, Xtol:

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4029/4519183533_fef0ccc098_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4519183533/)
Untitled...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 15,155
Posted By andredossantos
Delta 3200, EI3200,...

Delta 3200, EI3200, Xtol:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2661/4149176738_c13a201dd9_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4149176738/)
Untitled...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 15,155
Posted By andredossantos
Great one, Riverman. Fp4 has always been one of...

Great one, Riverman. Fp4 has always been one of my all time favorites. Also, Pan F:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3327/3254373636_3ebe962a80_z.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 15,155
Posted By andredossantos
Here's to Ilford! I personally love their films....

Here's to Ilford! I personally love their films. This one is FP4+ rated at box speed in Xtol.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3379/3608903737_92b8445259_z.jpg...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-13-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 12,078
Posted By andredossantos
If I started worrying about grammer on the...

If I started worrying about grammer on the interwebs, I'd probably need to start some sort of blood pressure medication regimen.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-13-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 3,450
Posted By andredossantos
If you enjoy using your M's and you have the...

If you enjoy using your M's and you have the money to buy an M9 then there is no question. Buy it! I know I would if I were in your shoes.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 11-12-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,353
Posted By andredossantos
The Nokton 1.2 has distortion as well. Nice lens,...

The Nokton 1.2 has distortion as well. Nice lens, but it's big.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-12-2011
Replies: 192
Views: 27,231
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5060/5475625740_55d...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5060/5475625740_55dcb51410_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5475625740/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5475625740/) by andre...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 11-09-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,710
Posted By andredossantos
It is very liberating indeed! DO IT!!!! I never...

It is very liberating indeed! DO IT!!!! I never use meters anymore when I'm using my M or any other mechanical camera. You can definitely learn how to read light without a meter and with some...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-09-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By andredossantos
Provia 400x pushed to 800 or 1600. Amazing film,...

Provia 400x pushed to 800 or 1600. Amazing film, but pricey.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-09-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,430
Posted By andredossantos
I'm a film lover and I've made it a point to...

I'm a film lover and I've made it a point to shoot as much film as possible from now until the point where it's gone or too expensive.

Plus X was a very nice film but I think it's pretty clear...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,106
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2632/4079515400_0fb...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2632/4079515400_0fbff81e33_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4079515400/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4079515400/) by andre...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-04-2011
Replies: 65
Views: 10,557
Posted By andredossantos
Arghh. I told myself I wouldnt read anymore...

Arghh. I told myself I wouldnt read anymore threads about "xx being discontinued"! I am mainly a color TLR shooter so unless someone develops a digital Rollei simply subbing in Nikon d700 or a 5D...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-04-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 2,999
Posted By andredossantos
I can be impulsive so I need to have safeguards....

I can be impulsive so I need to have safeguards. I have a certain amount of money invested in camera gear. If I want to buy or try something new, that means I have to sell something else (or trade,...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 11-03-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,899
Posted By andredossantos
The person designated to receive forum members...

The person designated to receive forum members negative projections.
Forum: RFF Polls 11-02-2011
Replies: 58
Views: 5,785
Posted By andredossantos
The 6x6 format just resonates with me, all...

The 6x6 format just resonates with me, all around. I love everything about it especially composing in the square through the viewfinder. BTW, I have nothing against cropping however I can count on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5255/5477326661_0f8...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5255/5477326661_0f8d33e880_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5477326661/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5477326661/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5178/5477335571_f3c...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5178/5477335571_f3c83e930a_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5477335571/)
lunch is served (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5477335571/) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5092/5569955710_b64...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5092/5569955710_b646f0f440_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5569955710/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5569955710/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3599/5717172209_338...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3599/5717172209_33858c1db4_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5717172209/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5717172209/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4037/4200387089_cb2...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4037/4200387089_cb279fdf36_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4200387089/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4200387089/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5122/5321652975_c32...

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Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5321652975/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2562/4215532682_2f4...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2562/4215532682_2f4c33a710_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4215532682/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/4215532682/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5242/5335226728_f89...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5242/5335226728_f89c0e4eeb_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5335226728/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5335226728/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-01-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
Great work, everyone! Let's keep it...

Great work, everyone! Let's keep it going!

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6159/6179320281_865555e546_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6179320281/)
urinal...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 10-31-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 20,311
Posted By andredossantos
Ive honestly never used a small P&S that Ive...

Ive honestly never used a small P&S that Ive liked. I have had one of those Nikon Px000's for a couple years now and loathe it. The slow focus and all internal menu system drives me insane. I find...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-30-2011
Replies: 82
Views: 18,007
Posted By andredossantos
Never if I'm using a meterless camera (I don't...

Never if I'm using a meterless camera (I don't own a hand held meter). Back when I was using a DSLR I shot it in A priority, though.

In general and for the work i do, I find metering to be...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-30-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By andredossantos
Pretty much anything in Manhattan is "close to...

Pretty much anything in Manhattan is "close to Central Park" if you're willing to take a train ride. You can get from 59th to downtown in mere minutes.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 10-29-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 20,311
Posted By andredossantos
Not sure if Im one of the ones due to my mention...

Not sure if Im one of the ones due to my mention of "tiny" sensor but let me clarify. A small sensor doesn't make a camera bad per se. I just think that the sensor in my phone is good enough where...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 10-29-2011
Replies: 93
Views: 20,311
Posted By andredossantos
At this point, I'd rather just use my IPhone than...

At this point, I'd rather just use my IPhone than any camera with a small (p&s size) sensor.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-28-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 10,594
Posted By andredossantos
Yes. Its better :D

Yes. Its better :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-27-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,007
Posted By andredossantos
M5's are great cameras. I used one for a while...

M5's are great cameras. I used one for a while and really liked it. Unfortunately, I had to sell it, opting to keep my M4. The meter on mine died and I didn't want to pay to have it fixed as I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-26-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 93,960
Posted By andredossantos
Thanks! You know, I did drastically darken the...

Thanks! You know, I did drastically darken the dark tones but decide to pull them back again. I was losing detail in the vent. I did it hastily though and should probably try again cause I think...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-24-2011
Replies: 36
Views: 4,223
Posted By andredossantos
Let me say that right now I only shoot film and...

Let me say that right now I only shoot film and disagree entirely with all his assertions except the last. The part about seeing light especially. Anyone can turn off the auto features on a digital...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2011
Replies: 615
Views: 93,960
Posted By andredossantos
Love that,...

Love that, Sepia

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6179/6199090727_6d596fb763_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6199090727/)
Untitled...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2011
Replies: 381
Views: 43,703
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6092/6239388090_902...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6092/6239388090_9023742c1e_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6239388090/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6239388090/) by andre...
Forum: Other RF 10-20-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 4,071
Posted By andredossantos
I traveled to Colombia last year and I was...

I traveled to Colombia last year and I was particularly struck by the look of the south side of Bogota at night. I immediately thought of going back to do a night series with a 4x5 camera and color...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-19-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,967
Posted By andredossantos
Take the fast 50, for sure.

Take the fast 50, for sure.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-18-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 14,260
Posted By andredossantos
Since 120 Neopan was pulled I've moved to Hp5 and...

Since 120 Neopan was pulled I've moved to Hp5 and I regularly shoot it at 800 or 1600 then develop it in Diafine. Looks very nice.

Second to Diafine I like it in DD-X.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-17-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 4,186
Posted By andredossantos
I really don't understand all the gear agony and...

I really don't understand all the gear agony and I mean that both ways. Both the gear doesn't matter camp or the agonizing over and comparing the most minute details camp.

Use what you like and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 10-17-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,938
Posted By andredossantos
I vote modify. When push comes to shove Id rather...

I vote modify. When push comes to shove Id rather use it on an M.
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-16-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 1,838
Posted By andredossantos
I totally agree with FrankS. It doesnt take long...

I totally agree with FrankS. It doesnt take long for a camera to "become part of me", I guess. Using new gear is refreshing and I end up making "different" pictures.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-16-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,015
Posted By andredossantos
Nope. It does not flare out like the later models.

Nope. It does not flare out like the later models.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-15-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,549
Posted By andredossantos
I'm usually a color guy but I have to say that...

I'm usually a color guy but I have to say that first shot is great and would look amazing BIG.
Forum: Travel 10-15-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,348
Posted By andredossantos
Not a hostel, but I stayed at this place when I...

Not a hostel, but I stayed at this place when I visited SF and it was cheaper than most of the other places I found. It's kind've funky but very clean and right near a train that will take you...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-15-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 2,879
Posted By andredossantos
Juan: Out of curiosity, what part of Colombia? I...

Juan: Out of curiosity, what part of Colombia? I have family there in Bogota. And yes, you have to be very careful, especially in the south of the city. Nobody seemed to notice my M2 but yes if I...
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 10-14-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 7,478
Posted By andredossantos
I'm in complete agreement here. I found that...

I'm in complete agreement here. I found that hoping a non-RF will replicate my M always lead to disappointment.

I'm sure the NEX-7 will be an awesome camera and while I was tempted to jump on one...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5203/5321766515_9bb...

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Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5321766515/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5137/5473136642_776...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5137/5473136642_77695dfbbe_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5473136642/)
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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5014/5472538585_a94...

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Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5472538585/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6117/6232986124_e6d...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6117/6232986124_e6d9c2fdc5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6232986124/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6232986124/) by andre...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,618
Posted By andredossantos
Industrial areas, industrial landscapes, etc

Probably my favorite places to go shooting are industrial areas. How about a thread with industrial landscapes, vignettes, fragments, people, whatever!...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2011
Replies: 240
Views: 30,210
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6094/6232958284_162...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6094/6232958284_1624888c06_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6232958284/)
tony merenda's (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6232958284/) by...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 10-12-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 7,570
Posted By andredossantos
I'm having a hard time believe the motion picture...

I'm having a hard time believe the motion picture industry is keeping black and white film alive. Does Ilford sell to Hollywood?

Color film, yes, I can see it disappearing but B&W will probably...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-12-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 7,683
Posted By andredossantos
Looking VERY nice! What an awesome set up. ...

Looking VERY nice! What an awesome set up. Congratulations on completing it!
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-10-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 6,811
Posted By andredossantos
I recently sold off my digital kit because I...

I recently sold off my digital kit because I decided that I love color film, especially slides, and I want to shoot as much as I can before it either becomes too expensive or disappears. Secondary to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2011
Replies: 189
Views: 16,536
Posted By andredossantos
Sorry, Nick. I've been down to the protests but...

Sorry, Nick. I've been down to the protests but didnt bring my cameras and did not take pictures. I had fun at the rally though it's just not the type of photos I like to take (I trekke 6 miles...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-08-2011
Replies: 7,403
Views: 3,771,719
Posted By andredossantos
Soft releases drive me bonkers. I'm always...

Soft releases drive me bonkers. I'm always inadvertantly triggering the shutter. And if I'm putting the camera in a bag? Fuggetaboutit. I will lose 5 or 6 frames on a roll. And I also agree: They do...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-08-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By andredossantos
The quietest M that ive used is the M5 (agree...

The quietest M that ive used is the M5 (agree with f16sunshine). Other models ive used: M4, M4-P, M3, M2 were all about the same.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 10-07-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,867
Posted By andredossantos
Very nice work! The first portrait of the elderly...

Very nice work! The first portrait of the elderly lady's face is incredibly expressive. What a face!
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 10-05-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 10,974
Posted By andredossantos
Hmm. Interesting. The bit about image quality to...

Hmm. Interesting. The bit about image quality to me sounded like they meant that they have (are developing?) an sensor that will surpass full frame even though it's smaller. This would make sense if...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-05-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By andredossantos
The Virgin Mary's own liquor...

The Virgin Mary's own liquor store....

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Untitled...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-05-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 1,918
Posted By andredossantos
The Exa for me, simply for the WLF. I love WLF's.

The Exa for me, simply for the WLF. I love WLF's.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-04-2011
Replies: 100
Views: 19,209
Posted By andredossantos
Both of these from an early 3.5E w/ Planar and...

Both of these from an early 3.5E w/ Planar and Fujichrome Astia 100f

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6179/6199090727_6d596fb763_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-04-2011
Replies: 100
Views: 19,209
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6124/6209859550_d26...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6124/6209859550_d26d5a75a0_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6209859550/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6209859550/) by andre...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-03-2011
Replies: 146
Views: 39,541
Posted By andredossantos
Thanks, Kosta :)

Thanks, Kosta :)
Forum: Optics Theory - 10-03-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,879
Posted By andredossantos
For B&W, your development will have more of an...

For B&W, your development will have more of an effect than the lens (as you said).

However, for someone like me who shoots mostly slide film (and other color film) in some situations I take the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-02-2011
Replies: 146
Views: 39,541
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5167/5219338851_ab9...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5167/5219338851_ab9d83d3a4_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5219338851/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/5219338851/) by andre...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2011
Replies: 2,999
Views: 729,834
Posted By andredossantos
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6026/6205107052_190...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6026/6205107052_1908c0f9dc_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6205107052/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/andredossantos/6205107052/) by andre...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 10-01-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 12,125
Posted By andredossantos
I've never owned a Plaubel before but ive used...

I've never owned a Plaubel before but ive used Nippon many times for various other cameras and they are very reliable and usually pretty quick (unless they need to order parts). Good luck and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2011
Replies: 303
Views: 46,574
Posted By andredossantos
I'd love to have two: Either two film (one for...

I'd love to have two: Either two film (one for color and one for monochrome). Or, one M9 and one film M.

At the moment, I only have one film M. Having two is something that's just not in the cards...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 09-30-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 8,038
Posted By andredossantos
Except these mirrorless cameras still struggle...

Except these mirrorless cameras still struggle with wider lenses and really arent built with non-native lenses in mind. Maybe they'll get better in the future but as of right now mounting M lenses...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-30-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 4,118
Posted By andredossantos
She can, um, photograph me, um, anytime... ;) In...

She can, um, photograph me, um, anytime... ;)

In all seriousness, it's kind've judgmental to write her off solely because she's good looking. Has anyone seen her work? It's not totally...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-30-2011
Replies: 146
Views: 39,541
Posted By andredossantos
Great work, everyone. This lens is no doubt an...

Great work, everyone. This lens is no doubt an underrated gem.
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