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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By css9450
The language barrier doesn't explain the...

The language barrier doesn't explain the repetition of these same sentences one after the other:


"Now you can choose the desired diaphragm on the lens (the standard lens for this camera is usually...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By css9450
I use Rodinal.... I like the results. 99% of my...

I use Rodinal.... I like the results. 99% of my B&W is Delta 100 and Rodinal 1:50.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2,021
Views: 304,691
Posted By css9450
Moonlight...

Moonlight Cadillac.


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Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By css9450
A few interesting typos there.

A few interesting typos there.
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 782
Posted By css9450
Its a lot like the Island of Misfit Toys.

Its a lot like the Island of Misfit Toys.
Forum: Nikon RF 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By css9450
March is Nikon Rangefinder Month 2020

It is sneaking up on us fast: the annual Nikon Rangefinder Month, in March again this year as in the past. Load up some film in your favorite Nikon rangefinder cameras and shoot throughout the month...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 848
Posted By css9450
Zinc corrosion possibly. Let's put some...

Zinc corrosion possibly.


Let's put some positive spin on it. Call it "patina", probably worth an additional $1200.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 1 Week Ago
Replies: 250
Views: 23,282
Posted By css9450
First train of the day. ...

First train of the day. 5:20AM


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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By css9450
I enjoy developing those long-forgotten rolls...

I enjoy developing those long-forgotten rolls too. If its Verichrome Pan, the odds are pretty good that there are some decent results on the film. Others... Not as much. Remind me to post some of...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,115
Posted By css9450
Thirty lashes for mixing up black paint and black...

Thirty lashes for mixing up black paint and black chrome!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By css9450
I agree with all of the above. I've used my D750...

I agree with all of the above. I've used my D750 and even my D7000 with great results. I too use the 60mm/f2.8 but mine is the older, non-AFS version. All B&W by the way.... I've never attempted...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 250
Views: 23,282
Posted By css9450
Was out looking for the full moon, but it was...

Was out looking for the full moon, but it was cloudy. Shot this instead.



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Forum: Nikon RF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 150
Views: 58,082
Posted By css9450
^ Not to be confused with the "1" series of...

^


Not to be confused with the "1" series of small but excellent mirrorless cameras.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,021
Views: 304,691
Posted By css9450
Those second-gen Corvairs were beautiful. I'd...

Those second-gen Corvairs were beautiful. I'd make room for one in the garage if I could.


I own a Pontiac Fiero, which is in many ways was the Corvair story all over again in the 1980s. A popular...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 947
Posted By css9450
I would buy it, well, at least I would try it if...

I would buy it, well, at least I would try it if it were available. I'm a slow-film kind of guy.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By css9450
Well, for film, there are several other cameras I...

Well, for film, there are several other cameras I much prefer over an M. So, no.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,806
Posted By css9450
If his is black, maybe covering the Nikkormat...

If his is black, maybe covering the Nikkormat logo with black tape might fix the issue? Or silver duct tape if his is a chrome model.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,806
Posted By css9450
It gets dark early in Canada, don't ya know? ;)

It gets dark early in Canada, don't ya know? ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,806
Posted By css9450
Somehow I doubt Ko.Fe. is using his in lighting...

Somehow I doubt Ko.Fe. is using his in lighting as dim as EV3. That's what, ten or eleven stops dimmer than sunny bright I think? But your point is important.... I tend to think that the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 1,806
Posted By css9450
Then what do you use the M6 for?

Then what do you use the M6 for?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 173
Views: 18,107
Posted By css9450
Will be interesting to get their thoughts on this...

Will be interesting to get their thoughts on this as no one else has been as critical of Ferrania in recent times as these two. Or are they the same person?

I am disappointed too as I have seen...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 2,913
Posted By css9450
I tend to think she regarded the camera as just...

I tend to think she regarded the camera as just another prop. It could have been an M3 or a cardboard camera; to her it was the same.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 316
Views: 22,518
Posted By css9450
I've got the film too... I just need this...

I've got the film too... I just need this non-stop dark and gloomy weather to end. I like winter, but bleak thick dark clouds don't do anything for me photographically.


My gray Baby sometimes has...
Forum: Photography General Interest 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,031
Posted By css9450
Don't forget all the various off-brand or...

Don't forget all the various off-brand or store-brand stuff that used to be available. 3M, Scotchchrome, etc... Seattle Film Works was heavily advertised in newspaper inserts...


I shot several...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,276
Posted By css9450
There's lots of DSLR threads in this section, and...

There's lots of DSLR threads in this section, and in the "let's see pics of your SLR" thread. I can't think of a better place for them.


On the other hand.... There are eleven different Leica...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 2,276
Posted By css9450
I have three of them, but I use them all for...

I have three of them, but I use them all for different needs. I still prefer my ancient D80 and its CCD sensor in sunny bright daylight, for example. My D750 excells at night photography, but its...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,016
Views: 194,966
Posted By css9450
Gary,...

Gary, Indiana.

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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,139
Posted By css9450
Same here; I've spent the whole morning trying to...

Same here; I've spent the whole morning trying to log in but it seems something has fallen through the cracks with the split from Yahoo. Nothing works. I click on the "I forgot my password" link...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By css9450
My main tripod has the hard rubber feet, but it...

My main tripod has the hard rubber feet, but it came with the optional metal spikes in the tool bag which can be used instead. I am fine with the rubber feet and have never taken them off. I use my...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By css9450
Rollei 35 Xenar,...

Rollei 35 Xenar, Acros.



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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-22-2020
Replies: 48
Views: 1,403
Posted By css9450
Its because GW and HCB used Leicas, don't you...

Its because GW and HCB used Leicas, don't you know.

C'mon, you know that post is coming.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2020
Replies: 44
Views: 2,821
Posted By css9450
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/1629/CqNy4H...

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Forum: Nikon RF 01-18-2020
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By css9450
You are correct; the one in the photo also...

You are correct; the one in the photo also doesn't have the large "collar" around the base where the bayonet is located.

I've used mine quite a lot on my Sony mirrorless camera; granted, that's an...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-16-2020
Replies: 27
Views: 1,205
Posted By css9450
Not if I recall.... I bought mine without a...

Not if I recall.... I bought mine without a manual, and spent a lot of time trying to find an exposure lock. There's a button located just below the DOF preview but that's for something else.... ...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 01-16-2020
Replies: 148
Views: 5,695
Posted By css9450
They say white cars are tough to shoot...

They say white cars are tough to shoot convincingly.... You're a braver man than I am shooting one on all that white salt! But very nicely done!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-15-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 1,742
Posted By css9450
Indeed. I am perhaps an average photographer at...

Indeed. I am perhaps an average photographer at best, but even I know that buying a Leica won't make me any better of a photographer. It just won't.

I think of the great photographers I admire,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-15-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 1,742
Posted By css9450
Its something about Mary...

Its something about Mary...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-13-2020
Replies: 53
Views: 1,742
Posted By css9450
Don't overlook the numerous excellent...

Don't overlook the numerous excellent photographers who use cameras from other companies.
Forum: RFF Polls 01-10-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,442
Posted By css9450
Which camera was it - the Minox 35 I think? -...

Which camera was it - the Minox 35 I think? - which had the battery compartment cover right there on the front of the camera? Maybe that was the look Leica was trying to replicate. Imagine how...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 01-10-2020
Replies: 191
Views: 6,523
Posted By css9450
This camera needs one of those articulating,...

This camera needs one of those articulating, cobra-head pop-up flashes!
Forum: RFF Polls 01-10-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,442
Posted By css9450
I wonder if that screw can be unscrewed and...

I wonder if that screw can be unscrewed and replaced with a little hex-head bolt? Or maybe a wing-nut.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2020
Replies: 44
Views: 2,821
Posted By css9450
Same film, different camera (Ricohmatic 44),...

Same film, different camera (Ricohmatic 44), different processing lab...

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Forum: RFF Polls 01-09-2020
Replies: 54
Views: 1,442
Posted By css9450
Obviously, the well-seasoned Leica collector will...

Obviously, the well-seasoned Leica collector will have already factored in the lighting in and around his display case/camera humidor. LED vs. fluorescent? High key vs. soft backlighting? Will the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By css9450
Its called wearing "Leica Goggles".

Its called wearing "Leica Goggles".
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2020
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By css9450
I think his mention of M3 is a typo; at any rate...

I think his mention of M3 is a typo; at any rate he should sell the M6 (and M3 if there is one) and get a smaller Nikon to keep the F3 company.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2020
Replies: 1,016
Views: 194,966
Posted By css9450
Lake-effect snow; those passengers will be glad...

Lake-effect snow; those passengers will be glad to get aboard.


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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-03-2020
Replies: 220
Views: 7,024
Posted By css9450
There was a photo posted here some years ago (at...

There was a photo posted here some years ago (at least I think it was on here), of a famous actress taking photos with her Leica. With the lens cap on! Betcha that was one disappointing roll of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2020
Replies: 1,016
Views: 194,966
Posted By css9450
Indiana.... Where trains run in the...

Indiana.... Where trains run in the street.


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Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-27-2019
Replies: 316
Views: 22,518
Posted By css9450
I used to occasionally go in this alley to take...

I used to occasionally go in this alley to take photos against the wall back there. Guess they want me to stay out now!

Gray 1957 Baby Rolleiflex, Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-27-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
On a related note: A few years ago (well, maybe...

On a related note: A few years ago (well, maybe 8 or 9 years ago), I bought an MD15 motordrive for my FA, just to have one. I saw B&H still had them in stock, brand new! So I had to have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-27-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
Technically, almost everything was fast if there...

Technically, almost everything was fast if there was still a 50/f3.5 left in the bargain bin.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-27-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
Thanks! I was fortunate to find it at a swap...

Thanks! I was fortunate to find it at a swap meet; the barrel shows a lot of use but the glass is perfect and it has the official Nikon AI-conversion ring on it so it works on all my cameras. It was...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-20-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
I was never a fan of the FG; it just felt cheap...

I was never a fan of the FG; it just felt cheap and plasticy to me (the top plate actually is plastic, if I remember right, like that of the Canon AE-1). Try anything from the FM or FE family;...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2019
Replies: 81
Views: 3,080
Posted By css9450
Either that, or the Northern Lights in southern...

Either that, or the Northern Lights in southern California are really fantastic!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-16-2019
Replies: 98
Views: 3,175
Posted By css9450
Focusing with the RF patch ain't no picnic...

Focusing with the RF patch ain't no picnic depending on light and contrast, but I thought most people shooting Leicas were just pre-focusing (or zone focusing) anyway? Try those techniques on the F2...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-13-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
This thread reminded me I always wanted to get an...

This thread reminded me I always wanted to get an EL2. Perhaps a black one; I generally prefer cameras with the leatherette on the prism but at least on the EL-series, the lack of leather isn't so...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2019
Replies: 153
Views: 12,615
Posted By css9450
Full moon? ;)

Full moon? ;)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-13-2019
Replies: 153
Views: 12,615
Posted By css9450
At a tiny little cemetery near me, an oasis away...

At a tiny little cemetery near me, an oasis away from the light pollution on a full-moon night.



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/9326/3sLL9H.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
I'm surprised no one has mentioned a preference...

I'm surprised no one has mentioned a preference for the Photomic viewfinders on the F. Now THAT's what an F is supposed to look like! And it was the face of photojournalism for probably fifteen...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
Mine was even less; right around $100 plus or...

Mine was even less; right around $100 plus or minus a few dollars in 1979. I was fifteen and taking a photography class in high school and the old Minolta SR-1 I was using jammed while on a field...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
Nikkormats had vertical-travel metal shutters,...

Nikkormats had vertical-travel metal shutters, made by (or patterned after?) Copal.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-12-2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,533
Posted By css9450
I work with a guy who has a strange, one-sided...

I work with a guy who has a strange, one-sided passive-aggressive battle with his wife.... Actually, its the wife that has the battle with HIM!. If he spends money without telling her ahead of time...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
Someone else here pointed out that there was...

Someone else here pointed out that there was another model (K2 I think?) made at the same time as the K1000 but it had a self timer and DOF preview, and it sells for a fraction of the price as the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-12-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
I had one which I got in H.S., and eventually...

I had one which I got in H.S., and eventually everyone else in the family had them too and even several aunts and uncles and in-laws. We were a K1000 family! Then something weird happened. The...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 2,511
Posted By css9450
We were just talking (yesterday I think?) about...

We were just talking (yesterday I think?) about the return of Ektachrome on 120 and 4x5, but I can't imagine that alone could carry them to higher stock prices. Is HHPhoto/Skiff online? He might...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
I love mine; its a rugged tank of a camera and...

I love mine; its a rugged tank of a camera and there's probably not a weather condition I haven't used it in. I'd forgotten how noisy it is until I went back to it after several years of DSLRs. Not...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2019
Replies: 176
Views: 6,757
Posted By css9450
I have a few of them..... A favorite? Probably...

I have a few of them..... A favorite? Probably the F2. I really ought to use it more often. I have film in my F3 right now just to take advantage of the new viewfinder I got for it (my F3 is an...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By css9450
In a totally unrelated camera: My Komaflex does...

In a totally unrelated camera: My Komaflex does the same thing. My heart skips a beat each time it happens, because the Komaflex shutter mechanism is famous for breaking if you so much as look at it...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2019
Replies: 113
Views: 9,396
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: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2019
Replies: 2,021
Views: 304,691
Posted By css9450
The "rope drive" if I remember correctly. ...

The "rope drive" if I remember correctly. :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-01-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 6,248
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. 12-01-2019
Replies: 2,021
Views: 304,691
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 11-30-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 5,200
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 11-27-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2,186
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 11-27-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2,186
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 11-27-2019
Replies: 15
Views: 940
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 11-26-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
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 11-26-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 572
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 11-26-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2,186
Posted By css9450
The F2s ugly stepsister, perhaps.

The F2s ugly stepsister, perhaps.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-26-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2,186
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 11-26-2019
Replies: 52
Views: 2,186
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 11-25-2019
Replies: 37
Views: 1,390
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 11-21-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
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 11-20-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
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 11-20-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
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. 11-20-2019
Replies: 2,021
Views: 304,691
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 11-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,614
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 11-14-2019
Replies: 98
Views: 3,175
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 11-14-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,898
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 11-13-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 454
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 11-11-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 931
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 11-11-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
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 11-11-2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1,490
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 11-06-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,898
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 11-06-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,898
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 11-06-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 4,898
Posted By css9450
Absolutely.

Absolutely.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-06-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 913
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 11-05-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,603
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 11-02-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 873
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 11-01-2019
Replies: 316
Views: 22,518
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. 11-01-2019
Replies: 424
Views: 63,460
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 11-01-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 865
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: 2,192
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: 2,192
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: 2,192
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: 115
Views: 5,513
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: 16,318
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: 568
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: 1,355
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: 2,032
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: 2,032
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: 1,339
Posted By css9450
What would GW do?

What would GW do?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
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: 188
Views: 8,561
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: 3,192
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: 7,619
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: 3,267
Posted By css9450
Vaporware!

Vaporware!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-14-2019
Replies: 100
Views: 4,546
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: 7,117
Posted By css9450
Was it Jan?

Was it Jan?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-13-2019
Replies: 272
Views: 29,619
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: 658
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: 1,504
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: 2,314
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: 7,619
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: 1,003
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: 2,314
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: 1,432
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: 1,432
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: 2,977
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: 7,117
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: 4,546
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: 4,546
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: 4,546
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: 4,546
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: 4,546
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: 7,117
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: 4,546
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: 3,267
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: 3,267
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: 1,081
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: 1,023
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: 843
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: 44
Views: 2,821
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: 316
Views: 22,518
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: 316
Views: 22,518
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: 3,765
Posted By css9450
Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer...

Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2019
Replies: 424
Views: 63,460
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: 30
Views: 1,744
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: 2,021
Views: 304,691
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: 2,021
Views: 304,691
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: 316
Views: 22,518
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: 35,706
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: 434
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: 434
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: 434
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: 3,765
Posted By css9450
Yes, and yes!

Yes, and yes!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 1,355
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: 1,355
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: 1,526
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: 996
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: 56
Views: 3,358
Posted By css9450
Essentially, its the "part number".

Essentially, its the "part number".
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-12-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 996
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: 188
Views: 8,561
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: 188
Views: 8,561
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: 2,481
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: 1,585
Views: 202,613
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: 2,021
Views: 304,691
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: 2,021
Views: 304,691
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: 2,279
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: 1,173
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: 1,173
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: 1,173
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: 573
Views: 53,043
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: 316
Views: 22,518
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: 1,906
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: 2,279
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: 1,755
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: 514
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: 316
Views: 22,518
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: 2,021
Views: 304,691
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: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-31-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 5,236
Posted By css9450
I bought a bottle too.... My first ever. I...

I bought a bottle too.... My first ever. I normally use Rodinal for everything but had long considered HC-110 for those occasional long-exposed and long-expired rolls I sometimes get in old cameras...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-30-2019
Replies: 2,021
Views: 304,691
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: 2,429
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: 652
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: 1,534
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: 8,291
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: 88
Views: 4,136
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: 88
Views: 4,136
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: 8,291
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: 88
Views: 4,136
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: 120 film RF Folders 08-16-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By css9450
I've kicked myself for not buying one, especially...

I've kicked myself for not buying one, especially when they'd come back in stock (briefly) at B&H like they did a couple times.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 08-16-2019
Replies: 161
Views: 8,291
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: 8,291
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: 1,135
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: 174,576
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: 3,299
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: 3,299
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: 3,299
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: 644
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...
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