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Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-23-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,111
Posted By ChrisN
Icebear and J. Scooter, thank you for the...

Icebear and J. Scooter, thank you for the mention. :)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-17-2018
Replies: 56
Views: 7,264
Posted By ChrisN
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/galler...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/U1665I1521359850.SEQ.4.jpg

Arista Edu Ultra 400, Film, Fuji GA645, Rodinal 1+100 1 hr 20c, Skyspace
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-08-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 11,597
Posted By ChrisN
Serial 2915nnn is another from 1978 if the...

Serial 2915nnn is another from 1978 if the popular tables are to be believed.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-07-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 11,597
Posted By ChrisN
Thanks Rob. There are certainly a lot of...

Thanks Rob. There are certainly a lot of interesting variations around. I found this one today, mint condition in the plastic bubble, at an attractive price. It looks like someone bought it many...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-07-2017
Replies: 67
Views: 11,597
Posted By ChrisN
Earliest V4 Summicron 50?

A couple of sources tell me the V4 lens dates from 1980, but I have one with 2916nnn serial number, which the lists say is from 1978. Which is correct?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-09-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 2,388
Posted By ChrisN
M6 with 0.58 VF. Has been overhauled and cleaned....

M6 with 0.58 VF. Has been overhauled and cleaned. Nil issues in my use.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-11-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 3,234
Posted By ChrisN
Hi Abe - just backed your kickstarter (#346)....

Hi Abe - just backed your kickstarter (#346). Please don't forget 4x5 negatives in your development! Cheers!

Chris
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2017
Replies: 102
Views: 5,600
Posted By ChrisN
Good point! The PME meters within a half-stop of...

Good point! The PME meters within a half-stop of my L-308 meter, which is about average across the several meters I use. (That's with the standard screen in the 503cx.)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2017
Replies: 102
Views: 5,600
Posted By ChrisN
You make a very good case for the 45 degree...

You make a very good case for the 45 degree finder. On the few occasions I've had to shoot over a barrier I found I could raise the camera overhead and look up into the WLF, or even hold it out to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-12-2017
Replies: 49
Views: 2,223
Posted By ChrisN
Dave, does your folding waist-level-viewfinder...

Dave, does your folding waist-level-viewfinder have the flip-out magnifying lens? I find that a real help in determining precise focus with my 503.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2017
Replies: 102
Views: 5,600
Posted By ChrisN
It's very easy to get sucked in to the Hasselblad...

It's very easy to get sucked in to the Hasselblad system. More lenses (all heavier and bulkier than the 80), viewfinders, spare magazines, etc etc. Your bag ends up weighing so much it's hard to lift...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-07-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 4,192
Posted By ChrisN
I'm going to go wild and suggest another track...

I'm going to go wild and suggest another track here.

Is this for film or digital? I'm playing with the idea of a 28 myself to add to my rangefinder kit, but the price for a lens (and a separate...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,721
Posted By ChrisN
That's correct. I have one, in the original box....

That's correct. I have one, in the original box. I'd love to try the brighter version!
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,721
Posted By ChrisN
Congratulations Frank. Mine is similar to yours...

Congratulations Frank. Mine is similar to yours and Godfrey's, 1977, black T* lens and body, I find it a difficult camera to master (and I'm nowhere close to mastering it yet) but when it comes...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 07-28-2016
Replies: 258
Views: 67,756
Posted By ChrisN
I thought I had already shared this one. CV 21/4...

I thought I had already shared this one. CV 21/4 on the M9

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/U1665I1352552938.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 18,870
Posted By ChrisN
Nice to see this old thread revived. Here's a...

Nice to see this old thread revived. Here's a shot made with PAN-F at EI 50, accidentally underexposed about three or four stops, then scanned and adjusted to a pleasing...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-30-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By ChrisN
Printing 18 x 24 = probably a medium format...

Printing 18 x 24 = probably a medium format negative. Bill Clark is on the right track. You'll need a 75mm or 80mm lens for 6x6 negs.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-26-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,817
Posted By ChrisN
It could have been. :) Actually that's the cooks...

It could have been. :)

Actually that's the cooks bedroom, adjacent to the kitchen and stores, in the old Lanyon Homestead near Canberra.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-26-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,817
Posted By ChrisN
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-26-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,817
Posted By ChrisN
Not sure if this will come across ok, lets...

Not sure if this will come across ok, lets try.

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5464/8761062989_3f9c8c0fdb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/embJNa)

My needs are few (https://flic.kr/p/embJNa) by Another...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-11-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,354
Posted By ChrisN
Joe had a trick that involved compressed air. :)

Joe had a trick that involved compressed air. :)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-03-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,716
Posted By ChrisN
I don't know why people pan the Paterson tanks....

I don't know why people pan the Paterson tanks. I've processed several hundred rolls of film in both 35mm and 120 formats and I don't have any problems. Keep the reels scrupulously clean and you'...
Forum: Travel 05-22-2016
Replies: 341
Views: 24,215
Posted By ChrisN
Beautiful.

Beautiful.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-21-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By ChrisN
Ben Vang at Camera Check Point in Dubbo...

Ben Vang at Camera Check Point in Dubbo (http://www.cameracheckpoint.com.au/pages/about.html) has done good work for me on my Pentax LX and a Hasselblad 500 body. He was quite candid with me about...
Forum: Travel 05-21-2016
Replies: 341
Views: 24,215
Posted By ChrisN
Wonderful! Thank you for sharing these beautiful...

Wonderful! Thank you for sharing these beautiful images, and the amazing landscape.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2016
Replies: 3,035
Views: 735,088
Posted By ChrisN
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1542/26163811661_95...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1542/26163811661_95f0e05c11_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FS1nF4)
Auto Italia 2016 (https://flic.kr/p/FS1nF4) by url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/another_chris/]Another...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-04-2016
Replies: 3,035
Views: 735,088
Posted By ChrisN
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1453/26203979956_94...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1453/26203979956_94ab8bc5fc_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FVyfiS)
Auto Italia 2016 (https://flic.kr/p/FVyfiS) by Another Chris...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 04-03-2016
Replies: 1,825
Views: 291,810
Posted By ChrisN
A few from a local car...

A few from a local car show.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1507/25602835544_f9851ce3a8_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/F1re23)
Auto Italia 2016 (https://flic.kr/p/F1re23) by Another Chris...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-16-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 3,149
Posted By ChrisN
Nice work Raid - love the colours you're getting...

Nice work Raid - love the colours you're getting there.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-22-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 12,721
Posted By ChrisN
Hmmm! I'll be 60 in October - by then the local...

Hmmm! I'll be 60 in October - by then the local price might have dropped a bit. :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-21-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,724
Posted By ChrisN
Don't forget the other advantages of using the...

Don't forget the other advantages of using the IXMOO cartridges: zero scratches on the film, lighter pressure needed on the film advance lever, and you can load the number of exposures you want.
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 01-07-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,322
Posted By ChrisN
Good work Keith. I'll bet that snake won't be...

Good work Keith. I'll bet that snake won't be moving fast for a while.
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-31-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,636
Posted By ChrisN
Nice/jealous. In my town there's a fairly...

Nice/jealous. In my town there's a fairly healthy knife-making community, including classes at a forge about 10 minutes away, and your anvil would fetch several hundred dollars.
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-30-2015
Replies: 82
Views: 48,393
Posted By ChrisN
Any thread that includes comments from Al Kaplan...

Any thread that includes comments from Al Kaplan is worth reading to learn something. :)
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-26-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 19,547
Posted By ChrisN
1.202 is the latest software version currently...

1.202 is the latest software version currently available on the Leica official website....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-26-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 5,368
Posted By ChrisN
With the three full-frame Limited lenses as your...

With the three full-frame Limited lenses as your base, I'd be inclined to skip 28mm and go for a 24mm instead. 28 is too close the 31 to be worth carrying. The 24/2.8 (SMC Pentax-A version) has given...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-26-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 19,547
Posted By ChrisN
Thanks Jaapv. :)

Thanks Jaapv. :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-24-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 10,978
Posted By ChrisN
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4028/4450547614_cae...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4028/4450547614_cae850291b_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7MhdKy)

Man and Machine (https://flic.kr/p/7MhdKy) by Another Chris (https://www.flickr.com/photos/another_chris/),...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2015
Replies: 1,825
Views: 291,810
Posted By ChrisN
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1463/23942631105_38...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1463/23942631105_38104ac182_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CtJf5z)

L1011145 (https://flic.kr/p/CtJf5z) by Another Chris (https://www.flickr.com/photos/another_chris/), on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By ChrisN
Here's...

Here's mine:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4024/4550824854_f368f487f0_o.jpg

(https://flic.kr/p/7W9aFu)Darkroom (https://flic.kr/p/7W9aFu) by Another Chris...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-20-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 19,547
Posted By ChrisN
Thanks Darth and Moof - I really haven't been...

Thanks Darth and Moof - I really haven't been keeping up with all the latest news and tweaks in the Leica world. It's funny but the M8 didn't interest me at all; the M9 only caught my eye in the -P...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-20-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 19,547
Posted By ChrisN
The camera arrived this morning, very well packed...

The camera arrived this morning, very well packed inside the pelican-style case I sent it in, and further wrapped in plenty of bubble wrap and a cardboard box.

The paperwork says it should have...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-19-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 19,547
Posted By ChrisN
Update: received notice that the camera has been...

Update: received notice that the camera has been repaired. They asked me to confirm my address for returning the camera, and I have received tracking information by email.

So that was just over six...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-08-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By ChrisN
Here's one from my youth, late 1970's, Wyanbene...

Here's one from my youth, late 1970's, Wyanbene Cave near Braidwood, NSW.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=103279&d=1447028403
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-06-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 19,547
Posted By ChrisN
I really didn't think that my camera had sensor...

I really didn't think that my camera had sensor corrosion. But right from the early days of ownership it showed spots on the sensor that I believed were lubricant from the shutter. Wet cleaning would...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-05-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 19,547
Posted By ChrisN
My M9-P has gone in for a sensor replacement

Given all the publicity about the sensor corrosion issue and Leica's response I decided to have my camera checked. I thought I'd share some information here for the benefit of Australian members.

11...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-01-2015
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,833
Posted By ChrisN
It's a long time since I've had anything to boast...

It's a long time since I've had anything to boast about in this thread. Today I bought a Pentax 50mm f/1.4 lens in M42 mount and in excellent condition for a reasonable price. It was only after I got...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 10-30-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 6,800
Posted By ChrisN
I can't make promises about the future, but my...

I can't make promises about the future, but my Hadley Pro has has served well for small formats since 2007. It'll do.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-20-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,412
Posted By ChrisN
You were lucky to get your cameras back. I never...

You were lucky to get your cameras back. I never got my Canon P back from him, or my money.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-17-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 8,123
Posted By ChrisN
Because M4.

Because M4.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-02-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 2,944
Posted By ChrisN
Hey guys, don't forget that Jaycar sells...

Hey guys, don't forget that Jaycar sells batteries, including all the watch battery sizes and the ones we use in our old cameras. I just bought four of their branded watch batteries (silver oxide)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-23-2015
Replies: 3,024
Views: 480,401
Posted By ChrisN
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7592/17240688062_67...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7592/17240688062_6748d9c19f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sgv2Us)
Riverside (https://flic.kr/p/sgv2Us) by Another Chris (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photo Software 04-22-2015
Replies: 76
Views: 12,232
Posted By ChrisN
They certainly are doing their best to make...

They certainly are doing their best to make things difficult. Do you have a link for the upgrade? And do you know if I can "upgrade" from 4.4?
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-21-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 6,457
Posted By ChrisN
Wooden frame is the right start, but just use...

Wooden frame is the right start, but just use thick black plastic sheet draped over the frame. Pour in a few buckets of developer and the plastic will take the shape of the frame.

Also, check this...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,961
Posted By ChrisN
Good results there John. It works nicely for...

Good results there John.

It works nicely for long exposures too - the reciprocity failure helps!

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7164/13883835383_aa99e3d853_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/n9Shy8)
High...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-08-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 5,566
Posted By ChrisN
I wish I'd kept my OM 24/2.8. I still have the...

I wish I'd kept my OM 24/2.8. I still have the 28/3.5, 35/2, 50/1.8 and 100/2.8. All excellent lenses.
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-26-2015
Replies: 5,284
Views: 795,689
Posted By ChrisN
Nice work Vince. These are all showing up just...

Nice work Vince. These are all showing up just nicely on my screen. I like a man who puts a bit of black in his black and white! :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-23-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,601
Posted By ChrisN
If it was fixer you may be able to re-fix the...

If it was fixer you may be able to re-fix the negatives.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-01-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 4,375
Posted By ChrisN
Hi John; sorry to hear of the problems with your...

Hi John; sorry to hear of the problems with your M4. I've had mine (a '69 camera) since 2005 basically without any problems excepting a light leak and a sticky shutter at 1s. I sent it to Sherry...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-25-2014
Replies: 147
Views: 35,203
Posted By ChrisN
Richard's answer rings a bell with me. I loved...

Richard's answer rings a bell with me. I loved making photos with the M4 and the couple of lenses I have. I do enjoy the simplicity of my M cameras and the fact that I don't have to think about the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,161
Posted By ChrisN
The shutter release action is nicer in the M4...

The shutter release action is nicer in the M4 than it is in the M6.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By ChrisN
That's it! Thank you both!

That's it! Thank you both!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By ChrisN
Who took the photo - man with bride on swing?

Need help! Who was it took that photo of a man standing beside his bride on a swing? Probably 1930s to 1940s?
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-25-2014
Replies: 3,035
Views: 735,088
Posted By ChrisN
Me too - I was about to make the comparison. You...

Me too - I was about to make the comparison. You beat me to it Lynn.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 5,937
Posted By ChrisN
I think that's a fair outcome. If the camera is...

I think that's a fair outcome. If the camera is working OK the chances are it will continue. Your counter could have gone round the clock! Mine (GSW690) is at 985 and going strong. I'll have to use...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-03-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By ChrisN
The loader scratches I used to get (before...

The loader scratches I used to get (before IXMOOs) tended to waver a bit and varied in density along the length. Your horizontal scratches look very consistent - might be a scanner issue. Examine the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-01-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,477
Posted By ChrisN
Here's...

Here's one:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/U1665I1409559452.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-27-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,767
Posted By ChrisN
I have both the Voigtlander 21mm finder and the...

I have both the Voigtlander 21mm finder and the Leica 12 2008 (black plastic) finder. The Leica finder offers more eye relief (about 2mm better) but is a little more distorted than the VC finder. The...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-05-2014
Replies: 258
Views: 35,831
Posted By ChrisN
I need to take the LX out for a run. I haven't...

I need to take the LX out for a run. I haven't shot with it for over a year.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=50980&d=1193044242
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 7,713
Posted By ChrisN
I've posted this before; my '67...

I've posted this before; my '67 Kombi.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=95467&d=1365937792
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 10,362
Posted By ChrisN
I've come to the conclusion that the differences...

I've come to the conclusion that the differences between my various cameras don't make a lot of difference to the images (in terms of technical image quality) except to the tech experts. So it comes...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 08-01-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 10,362
Posted By ChrisN
Congratulations Keith - I knew it was just a...

Congratulations Keith - I knew it was just a matter of time! :)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-25-2014
Replies: 85
Views: 9,088
Posted By ChrisN
How about a Pentax K1000, just for the nice...

How about a Pentax K1000, just for the nice analog meter.
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 05-19-2014
Replies: 1,345
Views: 393,924
Posted By ChrisN
Great thread this; I'm really enjoying the...

Great thread this; I'm really enjoying the continuing contributions from all the members using this lens. Please keep it up! :)
Forum: Large Format Film RF 05-11-2014
Replies: 388
Views: 155,481
Posted By ChrisN
Hanging out...

Hanging out ...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/U1665I1379848110.SEQ.0.jpg

Ebony 4x5, Nikon 150/5.6, Ilford glossy RC VC paper neg exposed at EI 6, scanned and inverted.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-29-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,517
Posted By ChrisN
Currently have the digital spot, and use it with...

Currently have the digital spot, and use it with medium format and large format, and very rarely with 35mm. Excellent meter and deserves it's reputation.

Prior to acquiring that I had a Spot-V. I...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-15-2014
Replies: 677
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 241,872
Posted By ChrisN
Fuji GSW690. Ilford FP4+, ISO125, ID-11 1+1 11...

Fuji GSW690. Ilford FP4+, ISO125, ID-11 1+1 11 min 20C, 7min 40s long exposure, ND3.0, red filter, 13 stops.

The High Court of Australia....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-13-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,769
Posted By ChrisN
Don't throw away the multigrade - you know you...

Don't throw away the multigrade - you know you can develop film with it? You can develop most slow to medium speed films in 20ml in 300ml (per roll) for 2 minutes at 20c (yes - two minutes). :)

I...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-13-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,769
Posted By ChrisN
John - fantastic setup - I'm impressed! No...

John - fantastic setup - I'm impressed!

No real changes to mine in the last couple of years.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4024/4550824854_337cb026f2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/7W9aFu)
Darkroom...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 04-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,411
Posted By ChrisN
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4K_%28resolution%29

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4K_%28resolution%29
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-31-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,169
Posted By ChrisN
Congratulations! We'll want a full report!

Congratulations! We'll want a full report!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-15-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 7,580
Posted By ChrisN
Would Magnum Stories fit in here?

Would Magnum Stories fit in here?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-15-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 7,957
Posted By ChrisN
Congratulations! I hope you enjoy the camera...

Congratulations! I hope you enjoy the camera that you have waited so long for, and that it gives you lots of pleasure.

May I recommend that you set the camera to record images in uncompressed RAW...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-15-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,661
Posted By ChrisN
Yes. Take a photo. Use a program such as PHOTOME...

Yes. Take a photo. Use a program such as PHOTOME to examine the detailed EXIF data. Find the field called "Unique Image ID" which returns a value expressed in hexadecimal format. Convert that value...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 03-14-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 4,980
Posted By ChrisN
Face it Keith - that M9 is still calling to you! ...

Face it Keith - that M9 is still calling to you! :D
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-09-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,661
Posted By ChrisN
Pretty common in Australia.

Pretty common in Australia.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-06-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By ChrisN
What size do you want to print?

What size do you want to print?
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 03-06-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 5,778
Posted By ChrisN
If you'd be satisfied with 6x9 you might consider...

If you'd be satisfied with 6x9 you might consider the Fuji GSW690. The 65mm lens gives a field-of-view equivalent to 26mm focal length on a 35mm camera.

Another option might be a Hasselblad SWC...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 02-24-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By ChrisN
Bob Shell - Mamiya Medium Format Guide (Hove...

Bob Shell - Mamiya Medium Format Guide (Hove Pro-Guide) (http://www.amazon.com/Mamiya-Medium-Format-Systems-Shell/dp/0906447763)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-23-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 20,708
Posted By ChrisN
Seems I've just joined the Kershaw...

Seems I've just joined the Kershaw club.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=98871&d=1393204214
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-20-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,990
Posted By ChrisN
You're on the right track here - this is exactly...

You're on the right track here - this is exactly what I was going to recommend. Lately I've been setting the jpeg option to B&W high contrast, which to me looks closer to the way I cook my TRI-X....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,699
Posted By ChrisN
As per the pic:

As per the pic:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-08-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By ChrisN
The pattern of light leakage is also...

The pattern of light leakage is also characteristic of a particular type of leak - that which occurs when the front of the camera is exposed to a strong light source and the lens is removed from the...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-08-2014
Replies: 70
Views: 10,957
Posted By ChrisN
Well said Doug. This sums up what we see way too...

Well said Doug. This sums up what we see way too much of on this forum.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-07-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,579
Posted By ChrisN
I had one once, or one of the variations. Mine...

I had one once, or one of the variations. Mine had either manual exposure or an auto exposure mode that didn't allow me to set either shutter speed or aperture (P mode). From memory it also needed to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-05-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By ChrisN
None of my four lenses is coded. I have set one...

None of my four lenses is coded. I have set one of the four user profile sets for each of my lenses, with the appropriate manual lens setting as part of the profile. I just have to remember to set...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By ChrisN
What's wrong with the shadows?

What's wrong with the shadows?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-03-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 9,193
Posted By ChrisN
Nice work, again, Sanders. And welcome to the...

Nice work, again, Sanders. And welcome to the world of the M9. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do, and I expect you'll be very satisfied with the flexibility of those M9 files. One suggestion -...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-01-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By ChrisN
Very odd! I'd be looking for some stray bits of...

Very odd! I'd be looking for some stray bits of hair somewhere.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By ChrisN
Yep - that's a light leak. Time to have the...

Yep - that's a light leak. Time to have the camera overhauled.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-30-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 5,853
Posted By ChrisN
All part of the learning experience!

All part of the learning experience!
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,899
Posted By ChrisN
Weston V Euro Master (with the simplified dial -...

Weston V Euro Master (with the simplified dial - easier to read). PM me if you are looking for one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 3,742
Posted By ChrisN
Just buy the M9. You'll quickly decide if it's...

Just buy the M9. You'll quickly decide if it's right - if not then sell it quickly.
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-26-2014
Replies: 496
Views: 49,061
Posted By ChrisN
Interesting that you bring this argument to the...

Interesting that you bring this argument to the table. I know that with best-practice technique I can record probably 12 stops of dynamic range on a 4x5 B&W negative. With 35mm it's probably closer...
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-25-2014
Replies: 496
Views: 49,061
Posted By ChrisN
Quite rightly too. I can't imagine any serious...

Quite rightly too.

I can't imagine any serious photographer using 35mm. It'll never catch on.
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-25-2014
Replies: 496
Views: 49,061
Posted By ChrisN
So it is the appearance of the print that...

So it is the appearance of the print that matters? And personal preference?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-25-2014
Replies: 119
Views: 11,729
Posted By ChrisN
Minor...

Minor key

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/med_U1665I1390705883.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By ChrisN
I have M6 with 0.58, and wear spectacles. It's...

I have M6 with 0.58, and wear spectacles. It's not too bad, but if I bought a 28mm lens (which I do enjoy using on SLR) I'd buy the external finder, preferably the Leica one (which I have in the 21mm...
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-25-2014
Replies: 496
Views: 49,061
Posted By ChrisN
And there is also the option of producing a...

And there is also the option of producing a negative from a digital file, and printing traditionally from that. Peter Turnley uses that approach for the printing of his exhibition prints from M9 and...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 01-23-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,458
Posted By ChrisN
That's a shame - nice subject too, although we're...

That's a shame - nice subject too, although we're a few shy of the claimed twelve!

Look at where the leaks are coming from - both sides and diagonally, and shaded along one edge. If I get leaks...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-15-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,756
Posted By ChrisN
Only 7.5k here, since July 2012.

Only 7.5k here, since July 2012.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-12-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,162
Posted By ChrisN
I agree Vic - and that's a rather nice chunk of...

I agree Vic - and that's a rather nice chunk of metal too! And nicely captured!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-12-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,162
Posted By ChrisN
Oouch! I would have cried!

Oouch! I would have cried!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-12-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,162
Posted By ChrisN
Mine is an early Automat, from the 1937-39...

Mine is an early Automat, from the 1937-39 batch

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=97517&d=1379998280

I have some photos made with it in this thread...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-12-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 16,145
Posted By ChrisN
It's wonderful to see the variety and range in...

It's wonderful to see the variety and range in the character of the conversions that people are making from the M9 files. Some are very film-like, others are distinctly not-film - sharp and clean. I...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By ChrisN
That's also normal, and depends on the amount of...

That's also normal, and depends on the amount of slack in the film cassette. You can gently wind up the slack on the rewind, but it is just as likely to unwind again.

The soft release (aka "softy")...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-11-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,162
Posted By ChrisN
How is the mirror in yours? Mine was deslivering...

How is the mirror in yours? Mine was deslivering badly. I replaced it with one from US Camera. http://www.uscamera.com/04265.00.0usc.htm
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By ChrisN
No. It is the nature of the mechanism. The best...

No. It is the nature of the mechanism. The best you can do is to add a soft release.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-11-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,162
Posted By ChrisN
Beautiful! Did this model have lens coatings?

Beautiful! Did this model have lens coatings?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By ChrisN
Thanks folks - appreciate your comments! ...

Thanks folks - appreciate your comments!

Cheers!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By ChrisN
Let's see if this looks any...

Let's see if this looks any better.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5486/11868978744_2e6c5bba6b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/another_chris/11868978744/)
TheDevilYouKnowCover...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By ChrisN
Thank you Gentlemen. :) I'll have to find a...

Thank you Gentlemen. :) I'll have to find a better copy of the image. The rendering above is pretty terrible.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By ChrisN
Published (sort of)

A friend of mine recently asked if he could use one of my photos for the cover of his latest album. I was very honored to say...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By ChrisN
When my M4 was doing this I sent it to Sherry...

When my M4 was doing this I sent it to Sherry Krauter for a complete service. She replaced the shutter. Best to contact Sherry Krauter for a estimate. She does excellent work. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-30-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,807
Posted By ChrisN
M6 TTL with 0.58 finder, plus 35mm Summicron.

M6 TTL with 0.58 finder, plus 35mm Summicron.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-29-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 5,389
Posted By ChrisN
Agreed! And that is the most important thing! ...

Agreed! And that is the most important thing! :D
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-28-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By ChrisN
Beautiful colour photos made with the GSW. I've...

Beautiful colour photos made with the GSW. I've had a GSW 690 for a few years now but only used it with B&W. Your results in colour are excellent.

Here's one of my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-28-2013
Replies: 224
Views: 18,807
Posted By ChrisN
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/U1665I1388279780.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-25-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 16,566
Posted By ChrisN
Ah - sorry - I missed the reference to colour....

Ah - sorry - I missed the reference to colour. I'll see what else I can find.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 16,566
Posted By ChrisN
Here's a sample from the older LTM mount version...

Here's a sample from the older LTM mount version of the 21mm, on the M9. No complaints here!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8060/8176813788_d3bd0b03e5_o.jpg...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-21-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,573
Posted By ChrisN
Again, spot-on Rick. I've had this experience...

Again, spot-on Rick. I've had this experience with the 50/1.2 on my Pentax dSLR. The cameras are designed for auto-focus, which is independent from the mirror. I don't think the "focusing screen" is...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 12-21-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 5,870
Posted By ChrisN
Probably spots of oil splashed from the shutter.

Probably spots of oil splashed from the shutter.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-21-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,573
Posted By ChrisN
Spot-on. I had the same problem with my LX. You...

Spot-on. I had the same problem with my LX. You can "fine-tune" the position of the pad that the mirror rests on - it is mounted on an arm that has an adjustable pivot.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 4,000
Posted By ChrisN
Or how about take this argument out of the OP's...

Or how about take this argument out of the OP's thread?
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 11,348
Posted By ChrisN
This one worked well, with the leading lines...

This one worked well, with the leading lines terminated by the surfer (to stop the eye leaving the page).

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/U1665I1271072946.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 4,000
Posted By ChrisN
Hi Mark - great idea! But go with the M4 - a...

Hi Mark - great idea! But go with the M4 - a true classic and much better in the hand than the M5. I enjoyed a brief flirtation with the M5 but in my hands the M4 was much nicer. Mine's a 1969...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-18-2013
Replies: 5,284
Views: 795,689
Posted By ChrisN
Yep, that's close. Nice selfie!

Yep, that's close.

Nice selfie!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,434
Posted By ChrisN
Might be time for a good service anyone, if this...

Might be time for a good service anyone, if this hasn't been done lately.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,302
Posted By ChrisN
I use the 35 ASPH and the V4 Summicron, with both...

I use the 35 ASPH and the V4 Summicron, with both film cameras (M4 and M6) and also with the M9 digital. I'm not a critical connoisseur of the image attributes of lenses, and I find both these...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 11-25-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,020
Posted By ChrisN
Wouldn't that be a pull rather than a push?...

Wouldn't that be a pull rather than a push? (Relative to box speed.)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,302
Posted By ChrisN
I'll recommend the V4 Summicron also. That's what...

I'll recommend the V4 Summicron also. That's what I chose to pair with a 35 ASPH Summicron in my own kit. I like the fact that it has the focusing tab that I'm used to with the 35. It's very similar...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,901
Posted By ChrisN
OK - disabled my ad-blocker and I can see the...

OK - disabled my ad-blocker and I can see the share icon again. Thanks! Is that Flickr's way of punishing people who use an ad-blocker?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,901
Posted By ChrisN
Agreed - but why have they made it so hard to...

Agreed - but why have they made it so hard to find this lately? The BB code was missing from this "Share" link the last time I tried several days ago. It just gave a bunch of links to other social...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,901
Posted By ChrisN
I'm using Mozilla, but I think this works in...

I'm using Mozilla, but I think this works in other browsers too. Display the flickr image you want (click once on the image in the multi-image panel). Right click over the image - select the size...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-17-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,259
Posted By ChrisN
Unless these two lenses are tested on the same...

Unless these two lenses are tested on the same sensor the comparison results can be misleading.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-16-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 4,031
Posted By ChrisN
My Manfrotto 410 geared head works fine with an...

My Manfrotto 410 geared head works fine with an Ebony 4x5.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,487
Posted By ChrisN
Why not shoot a short test roll and develop that?

Why not shoot a short test roll and develop that?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-15-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 9,077
Posted By ChrisN
My own M4 is worth far more to me, for the...

My own M4 is worth far more to me, for the memories/photos I have made with it.

I do like the look of Jim Marshall's camera (http://photo.rwboyer.com/2010/03/25/jim-marshall-rip/).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-31-2013
Replies: 347
Views: 119,046
Posted By ChrisN
I'm surprised by the blown highlights in the...

I'm surprised by the blown highlights in the second photo (and even the sky and background in the first). Perhaps this has resulted from the scanning rather than the development of the film. The...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-29-2013
Replies: 1,825
Views: 291,810
Posted By ChrisN
M9 in-camera b&w...

M9 in-camera b&w jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/U1665I1383045544.SEQ.0.jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/U1665I1383045545.SEQ.1.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 10-28-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By ChrisN
There are several light meter apps for iphone and...

There are several light meter apps for iphone and android smartphones. I haven't found one yet that I like enough to bother with. I find a pocket meter to be much easier to use. The Sekonic L308s is...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-27-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,096
Posted By ChrisN
You've probably got a 50mm lens. Turn it upside...

You've probably got a 50mm lens. Turn it upside down and look through the lens - it makes a great magnifier.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-24-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By ChrisN
I'd say the hybrid option is a no-brainer for you...

I'd say the hybrid option is a no-brainer for you at this stage. I still enjoy the luxury of my own dedicated darkroom, and print at 8x10, but I can see the day will come when I abandon wet printing...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-23-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 12,514
Posted By ChrisN
Interesting, and I can well understand where you...

Interesting, and I can well understand where you are heading. Regarding movements - I've dreamed occasionally about an Arcbody setup with digital back. With full frame digital of course you'll also...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-23-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 12,514
Posted By ChrisN
I'll be interested to see what direction you...

I'll be interested to see what direction you take. A 6x9 negative can be a lovely thing to work with, and 120 roll film avoids a lot of issues (dust, loading etc). I rarely use the 6x9 Fuji GSW 690,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-22-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 4,154
Posted By ChrisN
Best M for 28? That would be something with a...

Best M for 28? That would be something with a 0.58 viewfinder (like my M6 TTL).
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-20-2013
Replies: 268
Views: 65,534
Posted By ChrisN
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/1665/med_U1665I1371542796.SEQ.2.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-20-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 4,087
Posted By ChrisN
I think that the M9-P will probably be the last...

I think that the M9-P will probably be the last of the true rangefinders. I'm lucky to have an M4 (the finest of the film rangefinders, IMHO) and the M9-P (the last true rangefinder) in my kit....
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 10-19-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 3,568
Posted By ChrisN
Capturing startrails with a digital camera...

Capturing startrails with a digital camera usually involves capturing a series of 30-second exposures, one after the other, for several hours, then blending these together with a program such as...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-17-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,452
Posted By ChrisN
I can't see any flickr links.

I can't see any flickr links.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 10-09-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,209
Posted By ChrisN
Not sure about the Fuji's, but my Pentax can only...

Not sure about the Fuji's, but my Pentax can only deliver lens corrections with a JPG file, not with a RAW file. I'd rather have the full RAW information and make the corrections afterwards in...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-07-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,746
Posted By ChrisN
Combi-plan tank here. Keith's description is...

Combi-plan tank here. Keith's description is pretty good, but until I can find an Orbital cheap (and they never are these days), I'll stick with the Combi-plan. They do work, but they can be a little...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,024
Posted By ChrisN
I had two of these with fungus damage. The damage...

I had two of these with fungus damage. The damage in both cases was on the surface immediately behind the aperture iris. The lens element damaged is a cemented pair. The damage appeared to be etched...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By ChrisN
Good subject, good compositions, lovely contrast...

Good subject, good compositions, lovely contrast and tonality in the images. Well done.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,103
Posted By ChrisN
I believe Peter uses a process that allows the...

I believe Peter uses a process that allows the digital RAW file to manipulated digitally, then output to a transparent material as a negative. This is then used by his printer to produce darkroom...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,103
Posted By ChrisN
Thanks for the reminder. Put my order in today.

Thanks for the reminder. Put my order in today.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-03-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,160
Posted By ChrisN
Pick one of the above. Put the others in the...

Pick one of the above. Put the others in the bottom drawer. The experiment costs nothing and there's no shame in changing your mind.

I'd try it with the 28 first.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-03-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,570
Posted By ChrisN
Not stand dev, but HC110 +...

Not stand dev, but HC110 + Rodinal:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100287
Forum: RFF News 10-02-2013
Replies: 71
Views: 11,697
Posted By ChrisN
New curtains?

New curtains?
Forum: Large Format Film RF 10-02-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 12,514
Posted By ChrisN
I have a soft spot for the Ebony SW45...

I have a soft spot for the Ebony SW45 (http://www.ebonycamera.com/cam/main.SW45.html), but short of finding the $$ for that I think the outfit Frank describes is very practical.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 8,996
Posted By ChrisN
I like the way you are thinking. :)

I like the way you are thinking. :)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 10-01-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,021
Posted By ChrisN
Here's mine. I built this from components about a...

Here's mine. I built this from components about a year ago. I've got a 64gb SSD for the system stuff and most applications, and run several 1 and 2 GB drives for data and internal backup. These get...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-01-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,439
Posted By ChrisN
It can happen. My M4 suffered damage to the...

It can happen. My M4 suffered damage to the internal sync mechanism at some stage in its life, which required replacement of some parts when Sherry overhauled it for me.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-01-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,439
Posted By ChrisN
One reason to be very careful about what you buy...

One reason to be very careful about what you buy is the flash trigger voltage. Every time the flash is triggered it passes a voltage through the flash sync mechanism (or circuit) of the camera. Many...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-01-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By ChrisN
Yes, I have a set of 10 in regular use in my M4...

Yes, I have a set of 10 in regular use in my M4 and M6TTL. I stocked up on roll film a few years ago, and still have lots of Kodak traffic surveillance film (in 150' rolls), old HP5 motion picture...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-01-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By ChrisN
I Just found this: ...

I Just found this: http://sculptingwithlight.blogspot.com.au/2013/02/the-other-day-i-bought-leica-beoon.html. Interesting!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-30-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,661
Posted By ChrisN
Hey you two, get a room! :D

Hey you two, get a room! :D
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-29-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By ChrisN
I've had some pretty extreme examples of this and...

I've had some pretty extreme examples of this and have now abandoned stand development. It works well for some people, but not for me....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-29-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,257
Posted By ChrisN
It has been done - see...

It has been done - see http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=146. And there was a wonderful thread here years ago about a darkroom in a shipping container,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-28-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 5,831
Posted By ChrisN
I'd love to play with the RAW files from a MF...

I'd love to play with the RAW files from a MF digital camera. I can state that for me there is a big difference between the RAW files from the Pentax K5 (which I've had since they first arrived) and...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 09-28-2013
Replies: 111
Views: 18,104
Posted By ChrisN
What is the horizontal field-of-view (in degrees)...

What is the horizontal field-of-view (in degrees) captured by the Widelux?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-28-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By ChrisN
Uneven development. Are you using stand...

Uneven development. Are you using stand development?
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 09-27-2013
Replies: 111
Views: 18,104
Posted By ChrisN
Where are the photos?

Where are the photos?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-27-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 7,702
Posted By ChrisN
I used to work in Government, doing costing work....

I used to work in Government, doing costing work. Give me any position and I can come up with a set of assumptions and numbers to prove whatever you want. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-25-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 4,400
Posted By ChrisN
For fine grain results I like Pan-F. Best in...

For fine grain results I like Pan-F. Best in ID-11 or DD-X.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-25-2013
Replies: 148
Views: 8,873
Posted By ChrisN
Mamiya C330. Excellent build quality, great...

Mamiya C330. Excellent build quality, great images, lousy ergonomics (for me).
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By ChrisN
I think this deserves to be an ongoing...

I think this deserves to be an ongoing thread.

Can anyone help me identify this one? I remember a photo but can't find it. I don't recall the foreground, probably a person. But in the background...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By ChrisN
I had to find the image: Magnum -...

I had to find the image:

Magnum - http://mediastore3.magnumphotos.com/CoreXDoc/MAG/Media/TR2/f/7/6/5/PAR86016.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-24-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,005
Posted By ChrisN
Not harmful, but the meter is unlikely to give...

Not harmful, but the meter is unlikely to give accurate readings. Better to go with the conversion and recalibration that John can do for you.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-23-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChrisN
Thanks Brett! The Automat is a nice little camera...

Thanks Brett! The Automat is a nice little camera to use; it's so light. The viewfinder is a bit dim, which I'll blame for some of my framing errors. ;)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-23-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChrisN
And last of all, the little (I think) Isetta,...

And last of all, the little (I think) Isetta, which won a prize awarded by the German Ambassador. As I made the last exposure on the roll the rain started, and everyone scattered! I felt sorry for...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-23-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChrisN
Classic Mercedes - I love the big saloons. BMW...

Classic Mercedes - I love the big saloons. BMW were well represented but it was only the bikes that I gave more than a glance to. The original Dakar was from about 1984 or 1985 I think. I bought a...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-23-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChrisN
There were plenty of Beetles on display, and a...

There were plenty of Beetles on display, and a few rarities as well.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-23-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChrisN
The Porsches always catch my eye. A friend once...

The Porsches always catch my eye. A friend once owned a 356. And the third car shown is of course somewhat more than a VW and somewhat less than a Porsche.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 09-23-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChrisN
A little TLR action

Some of the local car clubs get together once a year and put on a display of German cars and bikes. To fit in properly I thought I'd take the Rolleiflex Automat (1937) along for a run. I think I had...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-23-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,571
Posted By ChrisN
Something you might want to consider: what's your...

Something you might want to consider: what's your personal roadmap for further lenses for the M system? If you can see yourself adding a few more lenses, it will be worth thinking about filter size...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-22-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 5,647
Posted By ChrisN
And I think you did a bulk order, and I got about...

And I think you did a bulk order, and I got about 20 rolls. :) Most of it is still in the fridge while I'm using up the Arista Premium.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-22-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 5,647
Posted By ChrisN
Probably local tax issues too.

Probably local tax issues too.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-22-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 4,672
Posted By ChrisN
My M4 weighs in at 580gm without film (but...

My M4 weighs in at 580gm without film (but including plastic body cap).

My M6 TTL is 586gm. M9-P is 607gm with battery and card. As we say in the colonies - there's bugger-all difference between...
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