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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 5 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By cjm
I've been moving away from larger RF lenses, but...

I've been moving away from larger RF lenses, but this does pique my interest, especially for the price. Glad to see more RF lens options.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,745
Views: 325,583
Posted By cjm
Mamiya 645 J, 55mm, Kodak Ektar...

Mamiya 645 J, 55mm, Kodak Ektar 100:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3782/33538993235_b52e8e5049_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/1842/29690517687_51d19493f3_b.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3,767
Views: 721,119
Posted By cjm
OM2n, Zuiko 135mm f3.5, Ilford HP5,...

OM2n, Zuiko 135mm f3.5, Ilford HP5, Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48893188262_d55001e4c6_b.jpg
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By cjm
Agree, and I have been considering getting an F2...

Agree, and I have been considering getting an F2 for the same reason. As others have said, it just comes down to personal preference. I have used an M2 for the last 10 years and its not because I...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By cjm
Rangefinder focusing. It's a totally different...

Rangefinder focusing. It's a totally different experience than focusing SLR's. The low light capabilities of rangefinder focusing keeps me firmly in the rangefinder world. You've been a member for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 4,197
Posted By cjm
Mamiya 645 J, Ilford FP4,...

Mamiya 645 J, Ilford FP4, Diafine
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48047239287_f7e0d00991_b.jpg

Mamiya 645 J, Ilford FP4,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 753
Posted By cjm
If you could live with a 50mm or 35mm (there are...

If you could live with a 50mm or 35mm (there are plenty in the $100-300 range), I would suggest a Leica M2 (working copies can be found for $700-900). Alternatively, a Canon P with a Voigtlander...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-30-2019
Replies: 756
Views: 162,539
Posted By cjm
Zenobia 645, Ilford FP4,...

Zenobia 645, Ilford FP4, Diafine

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48850533448_a7437f207f_c.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-08-2019
Replies: 756
Views: 162,539
Posted By cjm
Olympus XA, Kodak Porta...

Olympus XA, Kodak Porta 400:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48863219982_7cb7d99c1c_c.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-12-2019
Replies: 219
Views: 12,572
Posted By cjm
Helen, My condolences, so sorry for your...

Helen,

My condolences, so sorry for your loss.

Chris
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By cjm
Unfortunately, its not just the fence. It is...

Unfortunately, its not just the fence. It is faint, but the spots continue into the leaves. Definitely, the spots are more visible in the midtones.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By cjm
Help - dark spots on negatives

Need some help diagnosing the cause of an issue with my latest roll of film.

Camera: Mamiya 645 J (used often, no known light leaks or issues)
Film: Ilford FP4 120 (fresh roll from B&H)
Developer:...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2019
Replies: 5,637
Views: 504,435
Posted By cjm
Olympus XA, Fuji...

Olympus XA, Fuji C200:

https://live.staticflickr.com/3928/32724310793_259825abce_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 15,783
Posted By cjm
Currently having light leak issues with my M2, so...

Currently having light leak issues with my M2, so at the moment:

Digital: Ricoh GRiii
Film: Mamiya 645 J w/ Mamiya 55mm f2.8 N
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-24-2019
Replies: 1,193
Views: 426,962
Posted By cjm
Zenobia Neo-Hesper 645, Ilford FP4,...

Zenobia Neo-Hesper 645, Ilford FP4, Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48114856607_6d63f4ae99_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48114761696_baf817798a_b.jpg
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-24-2019
Replies: 1,198
Views: 247,118
Posted By cjm
GRIII, unedited...

GRIII, unedited JPEGs

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48101170367_ed634035e0_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48101062181_238b22a4a7_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2019
Replies: 756
Views: 162,539
Posted By cjm
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8 LTM, Ilford HP5,...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8 LTM, Ilford HP5, Diafine:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48011349618_f0c8fbf693_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2019
Replies: 976
Views: 153,334
Posted By cjm
Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, CA Leica...

Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego, CA
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8 LTM, Ilford HP5, Diafine

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32676654867_69c6d4af0a_b.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-19-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,214
Posted By cjm
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2019
Replies: 756
Views: 162,539
Posted By cjm
Bessa R4a, VC Skopar 21mm f4, Kodak Porta...

Bessa R4a, VC Skopar 21mm f4, Kodak Porta 400
https://live.staticflickr.com/7902/32510799617_4c9cc6ef66_c.jpg

Bessa R4a, VC Ultron 28mm f2, Ilford HP5,...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 20,959
Posted By cjm
Rest easy Roger.

Rest easy Roger.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-26-2019
Replies: 1,193
Views: 426,962
Posted By cjm
Zenobia Neo-Hesper 645, Ilford FP4,...

Zenobia Neo-Hesper 645, Ilford FP4, Diafine:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7908/40451686613_a53a79fb33_b.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7828/40459188463_4fdb20a5bf_b.jpg
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 03-18-2019
Replies: 378
Views: 43,199
Posted By cjm
Loved looking through these photos, Michael. ...

Loved looking through these photos, Michael. Really great work.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-12-2019
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,633
Posted By cjm
All with a Voigtlander Bessa R4a, Voigtlander...

All with a Voigtlander Bessa R4a, Voigtlander Ultron 28mm f/2, Ilford HP5,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2019
Replies: 107
Views: 13,553
Posted By cjm
OM2n, 50mm f1.8,...

OM2n, 50mm f1.8, diafine
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7885/46494406062_97fe123805_b.jpg

OM2n, 50mm f1.8, diafine
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1852/44007634224_a88f3167ac_b.jpg

M2, Canon 50mm...
Forum: Other RF 04-22-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By cjm
I'm not much help on the 2" f2 but I did have an...

I'm not much help on the 2" f2 but I did have an M-mount converted 2" f1.5 for a few months until I regrettably sold it in 2009. ...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-27-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By cjm
Thank you bayernfan, the patch fixed it!

Thank you bayernfan, the patch fixed it!
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-15-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By cjm
Same issue for me on a 2010 MBP, very frustrating.

Same issue for me on a 2010 MBP, very frustrating.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2017
Replies: 373
Views: 38,014
Posted By cjm
Anza-Borrego, March 2017 Mamiya 645 J, Mamiya...

Anza-Borrego, March 2017
Mamiya 645 J, Mamiya 55mm f2.8N, Kodak Ektar...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-24-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 2,572
Posted By cjm
Raid, is this the one I sold you in 2008? I...

Raid, is this the one I sold you in 2008? I regret selling it now but I'm glad to see its getting put to good use!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,791
Posted By cjm
OM2n, 28mm f3.5, HP5, Diafine,...

OM2n, 28mm f3.5, HP5, Diafine, V500:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1499/25129522922_e3c6acde14_c.jpg
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 02-11-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 4,111
Posted By cjm
I just purchased THIS...

I just purchased THIS...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-10-2016
Replies: 976
Views: 153,334
Posted By cjm
Mamiya 645 J, 45mm f2.8 N, Arista EDU Ultra 400,...

Mamiya 645 J, 45mm f2.8 N, Arista EDU Ultra 400, Diafine, Yellow Filter:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5764/22321218285_478b5684e0_c.jpg
Forum: RFF News 02-04-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 11,005
Posted By cjm
The film is prepared and sold by The Brothers...

The film is prepared and sold by The Brothers Wright (http://www.thebrotherswright.com/). See also twinlenslife.com (http://www.twinlenslife.com/). I met them in 2011 when they shot my friends'...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,200
Posted By cjm
+1 for Tri-x in Diafine. That's been my go to...

+1 for Tri-x in Diafine. That's been my go to combo since 2008 and I'm on my 3rd box. Only bought Diafine 3 times in 7 years. I rate at about 800-1000 but get decent pictures between 400-1600.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,791
Posted By cjm
M2, VC 40mm f1.4 SC, Tri-X,...

M2, VC 40mm f1.4 SC, Tri-X, Diafine:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5663/23850046652_b8712b3675_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-11-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 16,241
Posted By cjm
Zeiss Ikon Nettar...

Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515/2
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5515/11160790783_4e282e050a_c.jpg

Nikon D5100, Tamron 17-50mm f2.8
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8067/8216895257_9ab1a680df_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 9,850
Posted By cjm
Olympus XA, Arista Premium 400,...

Olympus XA, Arista Premium 400, Diafine
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2871/13685117924_db56011fcb_c.jpg

Olmpus XA, Fuji Superia 200
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5459/17819964869_f591aa5ca1_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-20-2015
Replies: 215
Views: 26,764
Posted By cjm
From the last few months...

Olympus XA, Tri-X, Diafine:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/637/21334081476_3e0c8d98fd_c.jpg

M2, CV 40mm f1.4, Fuji C200:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/363/19516822831_37382251f8_c.jpg

M2, CV 40mm...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,917
Posted By cjm
New M-Mount Contax digital camera?

Anybody else heard about this? Unclear about the mount or if this is real.

https://instagram.com/p/9t5G2JBot_/?taken-by=leicacraft

https://instagram.com/p/9t6ETjBovq/?taken-by=leicacraft
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-26-2015
Replies: 5,637
Views: 504,435
Posted By cjm
Leica M2, Voigtlander 40mm f1.4 SC, Fuji...

Leica M2, Voigtlander 40mm f1.4 SC, Fuji C200:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5666/22187843088_1b08fcf7e7_c.jpg

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/685/22188690699_33cbd99539_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-21-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By cjm
Maybe if deposition or trial testimony actually...

Maybe if deposition or trial testimony actually shows a culture of mistreatment (not isolated negligence of one supervisor). Until then, it's hard to know what side or what parts of each side of a...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-20-2015
Replies: 1,745
Views: 325,583
Posted By cjm
Mamiya 645 J, Mamiya 45mm f2.8 N, Arista EDU...

Mamiya 645 J, Mamiya 45mm f2.8 N, Arista EDU Ultra 400, Diafine, Yellow Filter:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5764/22321218285_478b5684e0_c.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-05-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 10,271
Posted By cjm
Also, please take my "box speed" comment above...

Also, please take my "box speed" comment above with a grain of salt. It may be accurate but know that my shooting/developing is not always 100% accurate. I agree with most people's comments above...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 10,271
Posted By cjm
I found Kodak D-76 to work well with Arista EDU...

I found Kodak D-76 to work well with Arista EDU Ultra 400 at box speed (reportedly the same as Fomapan...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,791
Posted By cjm
M2, Nokton 40 f1.4 SC, Fuji...

M2, Nokton 40 f1.4 SC, Fuji C200

https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3848/18991446355_18863a7b8f_c.jpg
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-04-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,272
Posted By cjm
For non-iPhone shots, I edit on my computer,...

For non-iPhone shots, I edit on my computer, upload to flickr, download to my phone and post to IG. It sounds complicated and labor intensive but, after a few times, it works great. Once uploaded...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-04-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,272
Posted By cjm
I joined IG in 2011 and have been pleasantly...

I joined IG in 2011 and have been pleasantly surprised with how it has developed. To me, it feels like Flickr did in 2006-2007, if that makes sense. There is a thriving community of people who...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-22-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,906
Posted By cjm
Obviously it's a personal choice. I prefer the...

Obviously it's a personal choice. I prefer the M2 for the uncluttered viewfinder and all metal film advance lever. I usually don't need to quickly shoot multiple rolls in succession so the quick...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-15-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,668
Posted By cjm
Focus using the rangefinder, then frame with the...

Focus using the rangefinder, then frame with the external viewfinder. Or, zone focus.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,176
Posted By cjm
Congrats, great work.

Congrats, great work.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-04-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By cjm
I follow Arnold Daniel's work and believe he has...

I follow Arnold Daniel's work and believe he has a good eye. He shoots plenty of film, perhaps more after the notoriety he received by way of his iPhone work.

I embrace good photos from iPhones or...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,830
Posted By cjm
Check out The Find Lab (http://thefindlab.com)....

Check out The Find Lab (http://thefindlab.com). I've never used them but their work seems top notch.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2015
Replies: 756
Views: 162,539
Posted By cjm
Minolta Autocord, Arista EDU Ultra 400, D-76, Red...

Minolta Autocord, Arista EDU Ultra 400, D-76, Red Filter:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7712/16651564153_b38fb90841_c.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7593/17084048188_bb6ba5d3e2_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-21-2015
Replies: 1,431
Views: 196,633
Posted By cjm
Minolta Autocord, Arista EDU Ultra 400, Red...

Minolta Autocord, Arista EDU Ultra 400, Red Filter, Kodak D-76:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7704/17000282417_d59dcaef8e_c.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-30-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By cjm
It's not a complete solution but if using only...

It's not a complete solution but if using only one computer is desired, you could try running Windows XP in a virtual box within Windows 7. I do this for my scanners, except with Ubuntu.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-27-2015
Replies: 198
Views: 28,616
Posted By cjm
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7610/16912213211_12...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7610/16912213211_12e562be01_c.jpg
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-17-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By cjm
Leica M2, Canon 50mm...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4109/5069747887_18be2d7a1f_b.jpg

Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim 22mm:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4151/5069757491_6dcd5d43be_b.jpg
Forum: Olympus RF 08-28-2014
Replies: 328
Views: 68,924
Posted By cjm
XA, Arista EDU Ultra 100,...

XA, Arista EDU Ultra 100, Diafine:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5596/15027162436_378e5ba710_b.jpg
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-18-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 6,486
Posted By cjm
I have no point of reference, but that sounds...

I have no point of reference, but that sounds like a great price.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 4,474
Posted By cjm
I had to click the "Edit" option on my...

I had to click the "Edit" option on my photostream to revert back to the older Flickr, which is only temporary and has to be done everytime.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-05-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,733
Posted By cjm
Leica M2, Voigtlander Heliar 50mm f2.0, Fuji...

Leica M2, Voigtlander Heliar 50mm f2.0, Fuji Provia [email protected]

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3293/3406170736_d3efded189_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-29-2014
Replies: 7,477
Views: 3,833,449
Posted By cjm
My M2 took a fall onto some cement this past...

My M2 took a fall onto some cement this past weekend. Aside from the dent, it still works perfectly!

Cell phone pic:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3726/14111934517_fe7a3dd7be_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-21-2014
Replies: 2,578
Views: 496,791
Posted By cjm
Leica M2, Nokton 40mm f1.4 SC, Arista Premium...

Leica M2, Nokton 40mm f1.4 SC, Arista Premium 400, Diafine:

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2924/14048825670_34493c31b7_b.jpg
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 04-08-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,979
Posted By cjm
Here's a 210 instax of my wife, 39 weeks...

Here's a 210 instax of my wife, 39 weeks pregnant:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7355/8756148242_bee7175f80_z.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-08-2013
Replies: 316
Views: 24,021
Posted By cjm
My cards also went out today.

My cards also went out today.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2012
Replies: 62
Views: 3,142
Posted By cjm
My highlights from this year: RFF Postcard...

My highlights from this year:

RFF Postcard Exchange 2
Photographing a monthly live story telling show
Photographing my travels to New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, Palm Springs, etc
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-23-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,528
Posted By cjm
Several stops underexposed (4-5), looks nothing...

Several stops underexposed (4-5), looks nothing like the sunrise actually did (through my eyes), but, one of my favorite pictures. Taken in 2007.

Pentax K100D, Jupiter 11A 135mm...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-12-2012
Replies: 157
Views: 12,175
Posted By cjm
With my first child on the way, I bought a Nikon...

With my first child on the way, I bought a Nikon D5100, Nikon 35mm f1.8 and Tamron 17-50mm f2.8 for family photos. Though, I've found myself using it mostly for creating videos.
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 11-21-2012
Replies: 1,193
Views: 426,962
Posted By cjm
Zeiss Ikonta...

Zeiss Ikonta 515/2

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8057/8181265409_e5af312996_c.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 11-11-2012
Replies: 316
Views: 24,021
Posted By cjm
I'm in again!

I'm in again!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-10-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 11,046
Posted By cjm
I just stopped by Freestyle today to pick up some...

I just stopped by Freestyle today to pick up some Arista Premium 400 and, to my dismay, an employee confirmed that Freestyle will not be receiving any more film from the "company that shall remain...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 10-08-2012
Replies: 350
Views: 129,621
Posted By cjm
Heliar 15mm, Bessa R, Fuji Superia 400,...

Heliar 15mm, Bessa R, Fuji Superia 400, Manhattan/Brooklyn:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8060536652_28c5c87f5a_z.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8319/8063230080_5c5e17435c_z.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-01-2012
Replies: 1,745
Views: 325,583
Posted By cjm
Took this with my newly acquired D5100 and 35mm...

Took this with my newly acquired D5100 and 35mm f1.8:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8437/7818630968_cb62359a99_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/7818630968/)

Made a short video of...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-30-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 88,992
Posted By cjm
Thank you everyone for participating in this...

Thank you everyone for participating in this project! I've received about 33 so far. I just sent mine out on Thursday - "Downtown LA".
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-22-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 88,992
Posted By cjm
#1 is fine with me.

#1 is fine with me.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 05-04-2012
Replies: 854
Views: 88,992
Posted By cjm
Email sent, I'm in.

Email sent, I'm in.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-13-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By cjm
Are you looking for a fellow RFF member who can...

Are you looking for a fellow RFF member who can adjust it or a reasonably priced camera repair store?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-13-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By cjm
My portrait machine: Mamiya M645 1000S, Mamiya...

My portrait machine: Mamiya M645 1000S, Mamiya 150mm f3.5 N (don't have a picture of it)


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6604493751_4921b27e89_b.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-24-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 4,424
Posted By cjm
Well deserved! Many people on this forum produce...

Well deserved! Many people on this forum produce exceptional photos on occasion. You seem to do it quite consistently. Congrats Simon.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2012
Replies: 94
Views: 18,382
Posted By cjm
Fuji Acros [email protected] in Diafine is my...

Fuji Acros [email protected] in Diafine is my recommendation.

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6007/5986528035_df2e913259_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/5986528035/)
Forum: RFF Polls 02-14-2012
Replies: 204
Views: 32,316
Posted By cjm
My last two ebay camera purchases (Canon QL17 &...

My last two ebay camera purchases (Canon QL17 & Konica IIIA) both had mechanical defects not described in the ad. The first seller gave me a full refund including shipping. The second seller gave...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-31-2012
Replies: 1,193
Views: 426,962
Posted By cjm
Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515/2 (scale focus) Wide open...

Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515/2 (scale focus)
Wide open @6.3
Fuji Acros [email protected] in Diafine

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6095/6291961128_0ec7e57896_z.jpg...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-03-2011
Replies: 1,551
Views: 240,810
Posted By cjm
GRD...

GRD v1

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6174/6157505015_f6db7947b1_z.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5051/5405461654_b147e3e125_z.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-14-2011
Replies: 3,767
Views: 721,119
Posted By cjm
OM2n + 50mm f1.8 mij + Fuji Acros [email protected] in...

OM2n + 50mm f1.8 mij + Fuji Acros [email protected] in Diafine

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6010/5979592743_596da7ed81_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6007/5986528035_df2e913259_z.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-13-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 12,226
Posted By cjm
The Canon 50mm f1.8 LTM has been the only lens on...

The Canon 50mm f1.8 LTM has been the only lens on my M2 for the last 3 years. No plans to change...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-11-2011
Replies: 3,767
Views: 721,119
Posted By cjm
From a friend's baby shower. (She's also the...

From a friend's baby shower. (She's also the florist)

OM2n, 50mm f1.8 mij, New Kodak Porta...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 07-04-2011
Replies: 1,193
Views: 426,962
Posted By cjm
Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515/2 wide open @6.3 expired...

Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515/2 wide open @6.3
expired Kodak 100T

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5142/5575341323_d0dfed6484_z.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-20-2011
Replies: 1,551
Views: 240,810
Posted By cjm
All with the original...

All with the original...
Forum: Olympus RF 10-22-2010
Replies: 328
Views: 68,924
Posted By cjm
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4088/5077143379_5f6...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4088/5077143379_5f60cf7a44_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/5077143379/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/5077143379/) by chris-m...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-15-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,294
Posted By cjm
I just replaced my diafine after using the same...

I just replaced my diafine after using the same Stock A & B for 2 years. I noticed no difference the entire time. Great stuff!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-14-2010
Replies: 833
Views: 141,974
Posted By cjm
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4083/5070360952_00b...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4083/5070360952_00bd7b5766.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/5070360952/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/5070360952/) by chris-m...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 10-09-2010
Replies: 497
Views: 149,762
Posted By cjm
I've had mine for two years now. Even with only...

I've had mine for two years now. Even with only one lens I never get tired of using it.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3542/3838176025_9fe826b453_z.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-27-2010
Replies: 4,615
Views: 1,314,375
Posted By cjm
M2, Canon 50mm f1.8, Fuji Acros [email protected],...

M2, Canon 50mm f1.8, Fuji Acros [email protected]200, Diafine

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4111/5010318385_cfdcfd75d5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/5010318385/)
Untitled...
Forum: Olympus RF 09-16-2010
Replies: 328
Views: 68,924
Posted By cjm
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2446/3558510418_8ab...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2446/3558510418_8ab57193cd_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/3558510418/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/3558510418/) by chris-m...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-29-2010
Replies: 121
Views: 31,094
Posted By cjm
Here's some "respect" for the Canon 50mm...

Here's some "respect" for the Canon 50mm f1.8...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3541/3787174591_97dcef14f5.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3475/3251714443_a9921b3dbd.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-26-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3339/3216804055_6e3...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3339/3216804055_6e334727b9.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By cjm
I wish I still had this...

I wish I still had this...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-03-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By cjm
I have one and use it often.

I have one and use it often.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-13-2010
Replies: 7,477
Views: 3,833,449
Posted By cjm
Thanks! The leather covering was on the camera...

Thanks! The leather covering was on the camera when I purchased it. Unfortunately, I'm not sure where it came from.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 1,950
Posted By cjm
For about the past year my "kit" has been an M2...

For about the past year my "kit" has been an M2 with a 50mm lens and a Ricoh GRD. I don't like carrying a camera bag so this works well for me. The M2 goes in my hand and the GRD in a pocket.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-30-2009
Replies: 316
Views: 29,124
Posted By cjm
Goodbye Al, rest in peace.

Goodbye Al, rest in peace.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-24-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 9,632
Posted By cjm
Leica...

Leica Summar.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2786/4091331039_13755508a3.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-24-2009
Replies: 157
Views: 214,641
Posted By cjm
I sent some money to the paypal account...

I sent some money to the paypal account digitalintrigue opened. Count me in for a Large t-shirt, preferably the original design of Al with the cigarette hanging out his mouth.

Al, hope your doing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-22-2009
Replies: 81
Views: 9,719
Posted By cjm
My vote is for the...

My vote is for the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 7,938
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3480/3869296425_8e8...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3480/3869296425_8e882de08f.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2587/3870081052_19fa60affa.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2565/3870077490_3e5b96960d.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-17-2009
Replies: 204
Views: 15,120
Posted By cjm
Probably...

Probably this...
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2643/3728131073_523c3e9e43.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-08-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By cjm
Give them a call. I purchased a Leica Summar...

Give them a call. I purchased a Leica Summar from collectible cameras last month (before the new website). I placed the order over the phone with Sandy Ritz himself. :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-25-2009
Replies: 240
Views: 25,925
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3450/3951861379_3ae...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3450/3951861379_3ae083c83a.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-19-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By cjm
Hmmm, I'd like to know too.

Hmmm, I'd like to know too.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-09-2009
Replies: 104
Views: 15,241
Posted By cjm
Apparently the M9 has been in the hands of at...

Apparently the M9 has been in the hands of at least one professional M photographer for a few months.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisweeks/sets/72157622318183248/
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-26-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,489
Posted By cjm
For me it's the Ricoh GRD but would probably be...

For me it's the Ricoh GRD but would probably be the GRDIII if I had one. ;)
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-11-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,157
Posted By cjm
I've heard different stories ranging from a few...

I've heard different stories ranging from a few months to 2+ years. I've had mine for 9 months (50+ rolls) and it's still fine. I'll probably mix a new batch after a year just to be...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-18-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 15,113
Posted By cjm
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2447/3728939714_555...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2447/3728939714_5559c9879d.jpg
Out of focus, but I like it anyway.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-17-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,598
Posted By cjm
I have a 7300 Plustek scanner and the 35mm...

I have a 7300 Plustek scanner and the 35mm negative holder works great. Never had any problems with the 75+ rolls scanned in the past year.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-14-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 15,113
Posted By cjm
Newlyweds... http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2468/...

Newlyweds...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2468/3718961933_a06847b715.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2650/3719777990_4087b7830f.jpg

Legacy Pro 100 in Diafine
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-12-2009
Replies: 63
Views: 18,886
Posted By cjm
The VC Skopar 35mm PII is about as small as it...

The VC Skopar 35mm PII is about as small as it gets for a "modern" looking lens.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3318/3663039812_af96586797.jpg

If you want a "vintage" look, go for a Canon 35mm...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-08-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 3,398
Posted By cjm
I can tell you that I am very happy with my 7300...

I can tell you that I am very happy with my 7300 for posting scanned B&W negatives on the internet. But, I've never tried printing from those scans so I can't say one way or the other in terms of...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By cjm
After this I could see what was coming. :( Sorry...

After this I could see what was coming. :(

Sorry to hear that. I had a QL19 for a while and those things are VERY robust.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-26-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 15,113
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3553/3452994217_bfb...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3553/3452994217_bfb7f0ac0e_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3541/3453009099_f84871803e_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3305/3408389764_d51a11bdaa_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-23-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 10,716
Posted By cjm
I've used Fomapan 100 shot at 100 and developed...

I've used Fomapan 100 shot at 100 and developed in Diafine (standard 3+3) with good results. However, keep in mind I was using sunny...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-20-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 4,219
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3326/3521567206_d79...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3326/3521567206_d7949be52a.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-18-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By cjm
You should definitely be able to get a better...

You should definitely be able to get a better condition 50mm f1.8 for less. Maybe $100-$125 for one in good condition. For $160 it should be in excellent condition. Can you return this lens?
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-18-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 15,113
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3341/3629238479_7d7...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3341/3629238479_7d7517d320_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2100/3626111059_39817b6607_b.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-17-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 4,367
Posted By cjm
Mine is 151XXX, a Type 4 according to Peter...

Mine is 151XXX, a Type 4 according to Peter Kitchingman. I count 10 diaphragm blades.

Thanks for the link Raid.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-17-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 4,367
Posted By cjm
My ver. 1 is also only marked Canon.

My ver. 1 is also only marked Canon.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-14-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 4,171
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3625/3402494412_e54...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3625/3402494412_e5434100b1.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 06-12-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,979
Posted By cjm
I've followed him for a while now on Flickr. ...

I've followed him for a while now on Flickr. Excellent work indeed.
Forum: Olympus RF 05-24-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,455
Posted By cjm
Thanks! I used a combination of Fuji Reala 100...

Thanks! I used a combination of Fuji Reala 100 (expired 2007) and Kodak Gold 100 (expired 2003). Surprisingly, the Kodak Gold turned out better.
Forum: Olympus RF 05-24-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,455
Posted By cjm
XA at the San Diego Zoo

My take on the San Diego Zoo with the Olympus...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-21-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 15,113
Posted By cjm
The skopar is my only 35 so its been getting a...

The skopar is my only 35 so its been getting a lot of use...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-17-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By cjm
Voigtlander Skopar 35mm PII...

Voigtlander Skopar 35mm PII
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3640/3520748547_4840a725da_b.jpg

Canon 50mm f1.8
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3557/3526939667_c84790d70c_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-05-2009
Replies: 127
Views: 9,306
Posted By cjm
To the OP, not sure if you have seen this WANT TO...

To the OP, not sure if you have seen this WANT TO TRADE (http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/showproduct.php/product/15475/cat/8) ad but it might be what your looking for.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-18-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 3,539
Posted By cjm
A nice (unintended) compliment to LICHOU.:p The...

A nice (unintended) compliment to LICHOU.:p The GRD is a digital P&S.

I do agree though, very good images!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1,958
Posted By cjm
I say I expose at 1250. In reality, I aim for...

I say I expose at 1250. In reality, I aim for 1250 but more often fall somewhere between 400 and 1600 because I don't use a meter.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1,958
Posted By cjm
I just noticed that in addition to Diafine and...

I just noticed that in addition to Diafine and Arista Premium, we're also both using the Plustek 7300. ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1,958
Posted By cjm
Smile Yes, you can get acceptable results at 400 or...

Yes, you can get acceptable results at 400 or 1600, but a picture exposed at 400 will not look the same as one exposed at 1600. As previous posters have said, the optimum exposure is at about 1250. ...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1,958
Posted By cjm
I've used Diafine and Arista Premium 400 almost...

I've used Diafine and Arista Premium 400 almost exclusively for the past few months. I love it.

Here are some examples. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/tags/aristapremium4001250/)
Forum: RFF Polls 04-15-2009
Replies: 249
Views: 31,500
Posted By cjm
Color Skopar 35mm f2.5 PII - still have Heliar...

Color Skopar 35mm f2.5 PII - still have
Heliar Classic 50mm f2.0 - sold
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-13-2009
Replies: 538
Views: 45,198
Posted By cjm
M2, Skopar 35 PII, Arista Premium 400,...

M2, Skopar 35 PII, Arista Premium 400, Diafine

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3563/3431039644_9080308842_b.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-08-2009
Replies: 87
Views: 16,770
Posted By cjm
Unfortunately I no longer have my Summar but here...

Unfortunately I no longer have my Summar but here are some pictures from when I did, all taken with a cheap CVS 400 color...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-07-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 3,092
Posted By cjm
I think the B&W looks weird because of the lack...

I think the B&W looks weird because of the lack of dynamic range and shadow detail you would get with real B&W film. IMHO, stick with the color, I think it works well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,176
Posted By cjm
I process at home and then scan at home or wet...

I process at home and then scan at home or wet print at a local community darkroom.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-27-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 3,649
Posted By cjm
I know, just a little sarcasm. ;)

I know, just a little sarcasm. ;)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-27-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 3,649
Posted By cjm
Anybody want to over-hype the 50mm f1.8? We could...

Anybody want to over-hype the 50mm f1.8? We could make a fortune with how cheap they go for right now. :D
(sarcasm)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-26-2009
Replies: 203
Views: 16,679
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3543/3387063032_58d...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3543/3387063032_58d3402cf7.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3664/3384410036_d90223ecdb.jpg
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-25-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By cjm
All I can say is that your not alone. It's...

All I can say is that your not alone. It's happened to me before, quite possibly with Fuji Neopan 400 but I don't specifically remember. Unfortunately I have no idea what caused it. :(
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-25-2009
Replies: 87
Views: 5,163
Posted By cjm
Boat http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3450/33611030...

Boat

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3450/3361103037_a44a7128d0.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-23-2009
Replies: 92
Views: 6,003
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3388/3330247602_9c3...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3388/3330247602_9c3177fd66.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-23-2009
Replies: 92
Views: 6,003
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3383/3329409241_f1b...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3383/3329409241_f1b2fed5a8.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3391/3225356245_c8554b6725.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3166/3043238070_5f083c3358.jpg

http://farm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-21-2009
Replies: 4,615
Views: 1,314,375
Posted By cjm
matt335 - I like the pose and expression of your...

matt335 - I like the pose and expression of your subject. Is your Summicron 35 the ASPH?

b.espahbod - excellent portrait, the tones and detail are amazing.
Forum: RFF News 03-20-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,106
Posted By cjm
Excellent photos.

Excellent photos.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-20-2009
Replies: 91
Views: 6,112
Posted By cjm
Only a FM3a and Hexar! How did you ever get by?...

Only a FM3a and Hexar! How did you ever get by? :p

Great shots by the way. You really seem to connect with your subjects.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-20-2009
Replies: 83
Views: 11,952
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3620/3346364014_4c6...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3620/3346364014_4c6a3ed49e.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3315/3286513025_1090b74b11.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-17-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By cjm
Wow, Al Kalpan asking for developing advice!...

Wow, Al Kalpan asking for developing advice! :p

I've used 1:63 (Dilution H) with good results and there is plenty of information...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-17-2009
Replies: 75
Views: 5,864
Posted By cjm
Ha, no kidding. $8+ drinks are ridiculous, but...

Ha, no kidding. $8+ drinks are ridiculous, but that's precisely why I rarely drink at bars. I'm just there to socialize and take pictures. Besides, for me, alcohol consumption is inversely...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 03-17-2009
Replies: 75
Views: 5,864
Posted By cjm
I don't own any "ultra" fast lenses but I do feel...

I don't own any "ultra" fast lenses but I do feel the need for one. Not just for the novelty of having a narrow DOF. Most of my recent photography has been in bars, clubs and restaurants. In some...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-16-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By cjm
homebrew vs store bought

Sorry this is a little off topic but I have a question of my own. What was your motivation for making homebrewed Diafine? Reducing cost? Lack of access to store bought? Just wanted a challenge?

I'm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-16-2009
Replies: 85
Views: 11,007
Posted By cjm
Bessa R2a, Summicron 50mm,...

Bessa R2a, Summicron 50mm, XP2

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/212/452913486_5f8c22c2a2.jpg


Pentax MX, SMC 28mm, XP2

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2238/2253979656_70074b719f.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-16-2009
Replies: 85
Views: 11,007
Posted By cjm
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8 (with really bad fungus...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8 (with really bad fungus inside), Arista II...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,311
Posted By cjm
I'm happy enough with my Arista Premium pushed to...

I'm happy enough with my Arista Premium pushed to 1600, but I'll help you out and show some interest in a 1600 iso Legacy Pro. I'm picking up some film and paper at Freestyle during my lunch break...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-12-2009
Replies: 158
Views: 23,655
Posted By cjm
I occasionally use a Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim...

I occasionally use a Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim 22mm. It's a bare bones P&S with a fixed focal length, aperture and shutter speed. No focusing either. Just a button to trip the shutter and a film...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-09-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,342
Posted By cjm
What time are you using for 1600 in Dilution H? ...

What time are you using for 1600 in Dilution H? I'm usually around 15min with Dilution B (depending on the tempurature of course).
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-04-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 5,744
Posted By cjm
The only "weird mod" I have is a franken-lens. ...

The only "weird mod" I have is a franken-lens. It's Wollensak glass mounted on the focusing barrel of an Olympus SLR lens and then mounted on an M-mount adapter. It focuses down to .45m but only...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 5,136
Posted By cjm
Also, here's a 100% crop I did for a lens test. ...

Also, here's a 100% crop I did for a lens test. I believe I scanned it at 2400dpi.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3453/3271725811_95999a3de8_o.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 5,136
Posted By cjm
I use a Plustek 7300 for B&W and I'm very happy...

I use a Plustek 7300 for B&W and I'm very happy with it. You can find samples of my scanned photos HERE (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrismiddleton/sets/72157611682636088/). Only the B&W photos...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 03-02-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,602
Posted By cjm
I agree about it being a great pocket camera. I...

I agree about it being a great pocket camera. I like the last one the best. It's framed well and I think you captured some of the teen angst of prom.

Coincidentally, I also just finished a roll on...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-20-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By cjm
Got my hopes up for a second that it was "large...

Got my hopes up for a second that it was "large sensor" compact but it still has a tiny 1/2.3" sensor.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-19-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,004
Posted By cjm
My advice is trial and error. In many low light...

My advice is trial and error. In many low light situations you won't even be able to read the meter.

In this shot there was barely enough light to focus. Looking at a meter readout would have been...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-16-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,393
Posted By cjm
The left of center thing is normal and yes the...

The left of center thing is normal and yes the infinity lock is very annoying. By all means, take it off. :)
Forum: RFF News 02-12-2009
Replies: 77
Views: 9,440
Posted By cjm
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-12-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By cjm
Very beautiful shots. I think the APX 100 did...

Very beautiful shots. I think the APX 100 did very well with the snow, the highlights look great.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-11-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,860
Posted By cjm
I paid about $700 for mine (which needs a CLA)...

I paid about $700 for mine (which needs a CLA) back in late August 2008. This was right before the US economy had a heart attack and M2 prices went down even more. :(

To the OP, I would buy the M2...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-09-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By cjm
Nice kit. The softie really goes well on the...

Nice kit. The softie really goes well on the Zorki 6. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2009
Replies: 7,477
Views: 3,833,449
Posted By cjm
CLE-RF, it's a melting pot of a lens. The glass...

CLE-RF, it's a melting pot of a lens. The glass is Wollensak, the focusing barrel is from an Olympus SLR lens and the mount is Leica M (of course). I took a chance buying it on ebay, mainly because...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By cjm
A 1/1.6" sensor does mean the sides of the sensor...

A 1/1.6" sensor does mean the sides of the sensor are 1"x1.6". It's still a small, albeit improved, sensor.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-04-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By cjm
Thanks everyone. krosya - a faster (f1.5) lens...

Thanks everyone.

krosya - a faster (f1.5) lens is in the works! The 35mm Nokton f1.2 would be ideal for me but that's out of my price range at the moment. I like the work you've done with that...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-03-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By cjm
A night out on the town...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8, Fuji Provia [email protected]

Photos taken in Los Angeles,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-02-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By cjm
There is no one "best" developer. Different...

There is no one "best" developer. Different people swear by different developers: HC-110, Diafine, D76, XTOL, Rodinal, etc. It depends on the look your after, the level of control you want and how...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-01-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By cjm
This lab seems to be top...

This lab seems to be top notch.

http://www.dalmatianlab.com/
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-28-2009
Replies: 113
Views: 17,489
Posted By cjm
Yeah, it was a little large. I was just trying...

Yeah, it was a little large. I was just trying to show the fine grain of Ektar 100. I've changed it to a link so the thread is a little more manageable.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-28-2009
Replies: 113
Views: 17,489
Posted By cjm
I have tried it and it has very fine grain. ...

I have tried it and it has very fine grain. Saturation and contrast are moderate as far as I can tell. HERE (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3280/3005956978_1fe08945b5_o.jpg) is a 6mb scan from a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-27-2009
Replies: 538
Views: 45,198
Posted By cjm
Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8, Arista Premium...

Leica M2, Canon 50mm f1.8, Arista Premium [email protected]

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3446/3225333099_f37aaa597e_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3428/3225353747_a331d4ea67_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-27-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,104
Posted By cjm
Not completely sure if it fits but you may want...

Not completely sure if it fits but you may want to look into the FSU Russar 20mm f5.6 lens.

There are two pictures taken with this lens on an M8 HERE...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2009
Replies: 87
Views: 5,163
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3443/3207532141_678...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3443/3207532141_678379e77f.jpg
(Bulldog)
Forum: RFF Polls 01-26-2009
Replies: 125
Views: 14,625
Posted By cjm
My wife supports my hobbies as I do hers. She...

My wife supports my hobbies as I do hers. She doesn't mind having per picture taken as my Flickr account shows. :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,239
Posted By cjm
Yes, you can block people. If it makes you feel...

Yes, you can block people.

If it makes you feel any better I just added you as a contact and I don't have ANY nude stuff, good or bad. :)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 01-23-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By cjm
Since it's just wedged in there, have you tried...

Since it's just wedged in there, have you tried tilt-shifting the lens?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-20-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By cjm
I guess based on memory or sunny-16.

I guess based on memory or sunny-16.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2009
Replies: 228
Views: 16,590
Posted By cjm
My friend's 6 month old french...

My friend's 6 month old french...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By cjm
I agree clicker. Although my Leica M isn't a...

I agree clicker. Although my Leica M isn't a special edition or a la carte, I can't say I wouldn't have one if I had the money. :)

I think much of the contempt comes from people's differing...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 5,847
Posted By cjm
Personally, I'm much happier using a Leica body...

Personally, I'm much happier using a Leica body and "off-brand" lens, like Canon for example, than the other way around. I enjoy both the process and results of photography. Shooting with a rugged...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,258
Posted By cjm
I would highly suggest cropping to a standard...

I would highly suggest cropping to a standard size like 8x10 if you can. It will be immensely easier to get pre-made matting and frames from a chain photo store. Custom matting and framing is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-15-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,541
Posted By cjm
You are a moron. (per your request)

You are a moron. (per your request)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 3,768
Posted By cjm
I listened to that on the way to work this...

I listened to that on the way to work this morning. Good story. Fascinating that Putin was one of the KGB people pretending to be a tourist for a Q&A session with Regan during his visit to Russia.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 3,247
Posted By cjm
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3116/2758006143_6f6...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3116/2758006143_6f601effb0.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1042/819161006_ade8cccc74.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-08-2009
Replies: 538
Views: 45,198
Posted By cjm
Leica M2, Arista Premium @1600 in...

Leica M2, Arista Premium @1600 in HC110

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3383/3175199513_f64a3117b6_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3351/3176037576_b553fbda7e_b.jpg
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-07-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,097
Posted By cjm
I use an A&A cloth strap that I purchased from PV...

I use an A&A cloth strap that I purchased from PV over the phone. Great service!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-03-2009
Replies: 114
Views: 6,859
Posted By cjm
I always shoot my M2 without a meter, mainly...

I always shoot my M2 without a meter, mainly because I just don't have one. I find that with in camera meters I tend to get hung up on what the "perfect" exposure is and I end up missing the shot. ...
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