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Forum: Yashica RF 01-23-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By schow
Nice write up!

Nice write up!
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-21-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By schow
Spun the dial a few times and the problem has...

Spun the dial a few times and the problem has gone away. Don't know if that was the culprit, but I am grateful it's gone.

Battery check mode is still not working but oh well.
Forum: Yashica RF 01-21-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By schow
Yes, I did and I submitted an inquiry. Thanks for...

Yes, I did and I submitted an inquiry. Thanks for asking!
Depending on the answer, I'll either go with him or Yashica Guy's adapter.
Forum: Yashica RF 01-21-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By schow
Looks like he is charging ~$17 for an adapter...

Looks like he is charging ~$17 for an adapter with battery.
All these names like Yashica Guy are coming back to me after all these years.
Forum: Yashica RF 01-21-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By schow
Thanks for the suggestion! Looks like they are...

Thanks for the suggestion!
Looks like they are out of stock at the moment.
Forum: Yashica RF 01-18-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By schow
Electro 35 gsn battery

Hi everyone,
It's been a long time since I've used my electro 35. What are people recommending for the battery these days? I used to have an adapter I can't find anymore.

Please, let me...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-18-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By schow
light meter or battery concern?

Hi everyone,
It's been a very long time since I've shot with film so I decided to dust off my R3A and loaded it up with energizer 357.

I went to test the battery by following the procedures...
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 12-24-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,163
Posted By schow
There's that good ol' red casted velvia! Say,...

There's that good ol' red casted velvia!
Say, is that Velvia or Velvia F version?
I didn't know "regular" Vevlia has the redish cast.

I'll try and add more about my experience with velvia...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-23-2008
Replies: 180
Views: 13,664
Posted By schow
Wow, great thread. Lots of good stuff here. ...

Wow, great thread.
Lots of good stuff here.

Here are my 2:
Bessa R3A, Jupiter 9 wide open.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2338/2455301248_294650c8be.jpg

Bessa R3A, Jupiter 8 wide...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-22-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By schow
Hi Al, That's what I've read, and I should have...

Hi Al,
That's what I've read, and I should have wrote that I have not yet been able to confirm these observations on my own. I could do a bit of testing on my own, but I'm too busy having fun for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-22-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 1,852
Posted By schow
Hi Keith and mabelsound, Let me try and expound...

Hi Keith and mabelsound,

Let me try and expound on the process a bit.

In terms of the actual scanning, I have always scanned my cross-processed film as a color negative. This time was no...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-21-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By schow
Well, guys, I went ahead and did it! Here are...

Well, guys, I went ahead and did it!
Here are just 2 photos from a roll of Tri-x I shot at iso1600. I followed the dev times from the massive dev. chart, which I believe where 1+50 at 18.5...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 1,852
Posted By schow
Thumbs up Excellent video, mabelsound! I find this thread...

Excellent video, mabelsound!

I find this thread very appropriate as I just developed my first 2 rolls using the unicolor kit just hours ago! Cross-processed even! Velvia 100F and Kodak E100SW. I...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-23-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By schow
Truly some terrific advice here! Thanks to...

Truly some terrific advice here!
Thanks to all.

Soon, I'll also be trying C-41 and E-6 too

RFF seems to promote self-reliance and community in a lot of us in terms of getting our own filmed...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-22-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By schow
So what does a stop bath consist of? If I can...

So what does a stop bath consist of?
If I can use water will that basically be a rinse or should it be longer?


And if someone could briefly touch on the hardener factor for fixer, that'd be...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 11-22-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By schow
About to start using Rodinal and some ?s

Dear all,
After using D-76 for the past 2 years, I've finally decided to try a little something different, Rodinal. Now, I've done a bit of research here but I want to ask the most basic, therefore...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-30-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By schow
mabelsound, SolaresLarrave's advice sounds about...

mabelsound,
SolaresLarrave's advice sounds about right for what I did as well.
I do believe I developed both 400 and 1600 at the same time.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-30-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By schow
Hi Sherm, you're right the 2 1600 shots are...

Hi Sherm,
you're right the 2 1600 shots are indeed Austin, TX.
I forgot to update my profile!

Is there another Sherm RFF'er in Austin besides me?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 04-30-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By schow
Impressed with the entire Neopan line (100SS, 400, & 1600)

Hi Folks,
I finally got off my lazy butt and developed 3 rolls of Neopan in d-76. One each of 100SS, 400, and 1600. I have to say that I'm really impressed by what I got, and I'd like to share my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-13-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,985
Posted By schow
Hi Folks, I dug through my garbage a bit to look...

Hi Folks,
I dug through my garbage a bit to look at those negatives again.
I was a bit mistaken in my details of the film result.
The negatives came out very dark, but they weren't "completely...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-11-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,985
Posted By schow
never thought about the concentrations, per se. ...

never thought about the concentrations, per se. I just thought that the coffee would be brewed "regular strength" regardless of volume or instant vs. regular.

either way, it's instant from now...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-11-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,985
Posted By schow
Catastrophic failure with caffenol and Lucky SHD100

Well, it was my first time trying to experiment and develop with caffenol. Since I had a couple of cheap rolls of Lucky SHD100, I thought it would be a good test subject. I basically used the first...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-27-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By schow
Neopan 100SS developing tips?

Hello RFF'ers,
According to the massive developing chart, there are a number of options when developing 100SS in D76 from a stock solution to 1+1 to 1+3.

My main question is:
which if any of these...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-10-2008
Replies: 609
Views: 58,977
Posted By schow
very interesting project! so is this a private...

very interesting project!
so is this a private party or can anybody join?:confused:


sherm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 2,552
Posted By schow
Couple of mine from Tampa...

Couple of mine from Tampa...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-12-2008
Replies: 67
Views: 3,821
Posted By schow
It was around 2005 or so. I had a nagging...

It was around 2005 or so. I had a nagging feeling to unearth my mother's Canon A35f "Nighter". I dug it out, popped batteries into it, and the meter didn't go anywhere. I put it away for a few...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-12-2008
Replies: 143
Views: 10,990
Posted By schow
Here's a more recent one. My cousin with his...

Here's a more recent one. My cousin with his Canon Ftb:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2007/2182299222_d279100b5c.jpg

And an older classic:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/1/126159664_9b21395c91.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-04-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,816
Posted By schow
Hmm, that's entirely possible. My cousin and I...

Hmm, that's entirely possible. My cousin and I were having a few drinks while scanning these on his computer. However, we did all the scanning in single sitting so I'm not sure how the settings on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-04-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,816
Posted By schow
mixed, yet good results

I recently shot [email protected] and developed in TMAX, and I got good results though they were a little inconsistent.

Here's what I mean. The following photos were scanned in directly.
In these...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-23-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By schow
From the Canon Camera Museum: "In Japan, the...

From the Canon Camera Museum:
"In Japan, the camera was nicknamed "Nighter" which refers to night baseball games."
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-23-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By schow
I really like the A35F. It was the first camera...

I really like the A35F. It was the first camera I ever used, and it has a special place in my heart. In fact, I still have my mom's.

As far as using it, like others have stated it's...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-15-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 2,105
Posted By schow
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1225/534946670_21b4...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1225/534946670_21b45b14dc.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2008
Replies: 99
Views: 12,577
Posted By schow
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2326/2182300808_4ee...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2326/2182300808_4eeaf4091c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By schow
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2141/2182299920_b19...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2141/2182299920_b1906e817f.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-26-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By schow
Your Best RF Photo of 2007?

Hey everyone,
I was just wondering if you all would like to post your best/ favorite rangefinder photo(s) of 2007. It might be a good exercise to look back at ourselves in the past year.

I'm...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2007
Replies: 51
Views: 2,290
Posted By schow
3 of my favorites, all on the same day, Easter...

3 of my favorites, all on the same day, Easter 2007.
canonet giii ql17, delta400,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-22-2007
Replies: 59
Views: 3,244
Posted By schow
You live in an enlightened city!

You live in an enlightened city!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-14-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By schow
Wow that is horrific. Send that pic to B&H if...

Wow that is horrific. Send that pic to B&H if you haven't already.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-08-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By schow
I got a j-3, j-8, j-9, and I-61LD. They all work...

I got a j-3, j-8, j-9, and I-61LD. They all work great on my Bessa. You can often find those FSU lens here for sale.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 1,617
Posted By schow
Bessa R3A, Jupiter 9, f2.8. UC...

Bessa R3A, Jupiter 9, f2.8. UC 400
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/205/458933890_78740e0222.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-02-2007
Replies: 268
Views: 34,817
Posted By schow
J-9 f2 on both...

J-9 f2 on both pics

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/219/464156669_fc1f93eceb.jpg


http://farm1.static.flickr.com/254/458877973_754b2ba4a0.jpg
Forum: Yashica RF 04-30-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,393
Posted By schow
When shooting with the GSN, do you all usually...

When shooting with the GSN, do you all usually shoot at the aperture when the over/under arrows go out or do you go past that?

Say, the LEDs go out at 8, but you want to get more OOF so you click...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-25-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By schow
Who in Florida did you send it to, if I may ask?

Who in Florida did you send it to, if I may ask?
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-18-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,869
Posted By schow
Hi Michael, I think I actually messed up one of...

Hi Michael,
I think I actually messed up one of the pictures while rearranging things on my flickr. This is the comparison I meant for people to see.

Wide...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-14-2007
Replies: 81
Views: 4,363
Posted By schow
Digital is instant gratification. When I bought...

Digital is instant gratification. When I bought my digital camera, I thought I would "learn" on it. I didn't. I just used it as a point n' shoot even though it had all kinds of manual controls. I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,869
Posted By schow
Thanks guys. Yeah, the J-9 is great. I almost...

Thanks guys. Yeah, the J-9 is great. I almost want to make it my standard to go lens even though it's an 85mm!

Keith, I'm eying a J-3 myself. Your pics don't help!
Are those little horses for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,869
Posted By schow
Hi Rob, I do have a couple of other pics. ...

Hi Rob,
I do have a couple of other pics. Nothing scientific, mind you.

This is almost identical to the third shot. The aperture is somewhere in between...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-14-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 2,725
Posted By schow
does ecamerafilms.com state that their film is...

does ecamerafilms.com state that their film is fresh? I couldn't find out if it did or not.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,869
Posted By schow
Jupiter 9 Close up & Wide Open

Hi Folks,
I wasn't sure where to put this thread since I shot these pics with a bessa R3A and a Jupiter 9. Anyhow, I thought some folks might be interested in seeing what the J-9 can do close up and...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-11-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By schow
I keep hearing about this Oleg person. Does he...

I keep hearing about this Oleg person. Does he have a website?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-07-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By schow
was looking through ken rockwell's site lately...

was looking through ken rockwell's site lately and saw this:
http://www.kenrockwell.com/links.htm#labs
http://www.chromedigital.com/
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-07-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By schow
well cameraleather.com has kits for R2 and R3...

well cameraleather.com has kits for R2 and R3 models.
http://www.cameraleather.com/bessa/
maybe they have something for the R that isn't listed. Can't hurt to ask.


sherm
Forum: Off Topic 04-03-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 1,947
Posted By schow
I have one and love it. There are a number of...

I have one and love it. There are a number of groups or communities there that can be fun and interesting.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-29-2007
Replies: 127
Views: 11,422
Posted By schow
Mistress of Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit. Just...

Mistress of Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit. Just try to beat her!
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/130/374081756_49663181dd.jpg
Forum: Yashica RF 03-22-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 749
Posted By schow
OT: Yashica Dental Eye?

Hi folks,
I have the opportunity to purchase one of these cameras. The seller doesn't know which model it is so it's probably one of the earliest models. he also says the ring flash on the lens is...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-18-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By schow
Hmm, just spoke to my "dealers" (Hahaha give me...

Hmm, just spoke to my "dealers" (Hahaha give me more of that lens crack!).

As far as the j9 goes, it's inconclusive. The previous owner doesn't know if it had been modified, and he didn't modify...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-18-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By schow
You know, I have a J8 that works fine too on the...

You know, I have a J8 that works fine too on the bessa. I'll have to do some investigating from the previous onwers of the j8 and j9 though to see if they were modified in any way.
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-18-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By schow
Yeah, the J8 is nice on my R3a. I really like...

Yeah, the J8 is nice on my R3a. I really like the first pic with the flowers and jug. That's not chinese is it? Looks like it could be an exaggerated form I've seen before with Chinese...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-18-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By schow
ferider if i ever plan to sell, i'll contact you...

ferider
if i ever plan to sell, i'll contact you first;)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-18-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By schow
Yep, I figure if I buy things from RFF members,...

Yep, I figure if I buy things from RFF members, they're usually good or in the coniditon they stated it in unlike EvilBayers. And a huge barrage of questions thru PMs help too!

I honestly don't...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 03-16-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By schow
CV 25/4 & J9 Test shots!

Hi Folks,
Recently I purchased a CV 25/4 snapshot skopar from cameraquest and a J9 85/2 from an RFF'er. I got a bit delirious and felt the need to shoot some non-scientific test shots.

The below...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-15-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,125
Posted By schow
And Nashville? How's the town?

And Nashville? How's the town?
Forum: Off Topic 03-15-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By schow
Yeah, I hear you about some crazy forums. One...

Yeah, I hear you about some crazy forums. One forum I go to for sports has an off topic forum that is the most racist, sexist, homophobic, and all around jerky I have ever seen
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-15-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,125
Posted By schow
Well, I don't know anything about you, but...

Well, I don't know anything about you, but personally as a minority sometimes I like to play it safe. even if I appear to be an unassuming asian, I feel like the best way is to ask. Then if they...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-15-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,125
Posted By schow
espressogeek, did you get many evil eyes in the...

espressogeek,
did you get many evil eyes in the airport while you were "shooting" away?
I made it a point to ask permission first from TSA.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-15-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 1,838
Posted By schow
Scrounge up fifty dollars and you can do it too!

Scrounge up fifty dollars and you can do it too!
Forum: Off Topic 03-15-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By schow
Awesome Camera (not RF) story!

Folks should not hit and run with a dslr in the area!
http://forums.beyond.ca/showthread.php?s=&postid=1923843
Forum: Off Topic 03-15-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By schow
hey bob, that's never happened to me and I...

hey bob, that's never happened to me and I frequent the list often.
I hope you get things straightened out!
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-14-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 1,838
Posted By schow
Thanks guys! Yep, that first shot is from the...

Thanks guys!

Yep, that first shot is from the floor! Nice perspective, the floor.
I know this from drunken experience.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-14-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 1,838
Posted By schow
Talking Finally did it! Developed my own B&W film!!!

Yep, so a few weeks ago I posted this thread:
http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=36840

Well, I finally did it!
Bessa R3A w/ Jupiter 8
Tri-X 400 rated at 400.
Developed in D-76...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-12-2007
Replies: 1,035
Views: 271,028
Posted By schow
CV 25/4 Black from Cameraquest came in this...

CV 25/4 Black from Cameraquest came in this morning!
Thanks Stephen!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-12-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By schow
This is what caught my eye: Leica Geek:...

This is what caught my eye:

Leica Geek: http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=58412&cat=fav

thorirv:...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-11-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,680
Posted By schow
Damn Skippy! :D

Damn Skippy! :D
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 03-11-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,680
Posted By schow
Cross-Processing at CVS

So I actually got a roll of expired Ektachrome 100S cross-processed at my local CVS. Our conversation was basically as follows:

kid behind the counter: "This is E-6. We have to send it out."
Me:...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-08-2007
Replies: 470
Views: 22,170
Posted By schow
Truth: "Hatred Cannot Bring Harmony"-"Dolla"...

Truth: "Hatred Cannot Bring Harmony"-"Dolla" Lama
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/55/146497964_b22812ab37.jpg

Show me crushing guilt
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-06-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By schow
Thanks for the vote, Jon. Here are...

Thanks for the vote, Jon.

Here are mine:

kathytoth.ca Brickworks II
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=57377&cat=all&limit=last7

nksyoon Rio dell...
Forum: Yashica RF 03-01-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 3,274
Posted By schow
Congrats on the kit. From what I've read, a lot...

Congrats on the kit. From what I've read, a lot of people don't shoot with the aux. lens just because their not really wide or tele or worth the trouble.

I've shot with them once, and I found the...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-27-2007
Replies: 128
Views: 16,500
Posted By schow
I have to agree with the Wong Kar Wai/...

I have to agree with the Wong Kar Wai/ Christopher Doyle movies. "In the Mood for Love" and "2046" were already mentioned, but "Chungking Express" and "Fallen Angels" are great too. All of them are...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-26-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By schow
Steve, you can sell it to me! ;)

Steve,
you can sell it to me! ;)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-26-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By schow
Man, I have to get one of these lens when the...

Man, I have to get one of these lens when the lady is on vacation during spring break.

Brian, those libary shots are real cool. Tell me, did you have any strange looks shooting in the library? I...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-25-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 2,855
Posted By schow
Thank you to all who have meaningfully...

Thank you to all who have meaningfully contributed to this thread. You know who you are.

A special thanks to Mike Goldberg, Jon Claremont, and FrankS for showing strength of character.


Please,...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-24-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 2,855
Posted By schow
Hello jaapv, Well, I don't really have a point...

Hello jaapv,
Well, I don't really have a point with those 3 pictures other than capturing their playfulness. There is no meaning inherent in them other than the ones people give it.

And, I know...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 02-24-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 2,855
Posted By schow
To all RFF members, It took me a while to find...

To all RFF members,
It took me a while to find this thread. I would have actually appreciated a personal message on the matter, but now that an issue has been made publicly I have no choice but to...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-22-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,492
Posted By schow
Developing own BW film? How to get started?

Hey folks,
from what I've gathered I need:

a daylight tank and a reel.
changing bag to load the film onto the reel.
Some developer, stop, and fixer
A final rinse
A bathroom or kitchen sink.
A...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-20-2007
Replies: 372
Views: 100,916
Posted By schow
walgreens here in tampa bay area has buy 1 get 1...

walgreens here in tampa bay area has buy 1 get 1 free 4 packs of walgreens rebranded ( fuji?) iso400 for 9.00. I'm not sure if some would consider that a deal or not...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2007
Replies: 96
Views: 4,996
Posted By schow
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/109/309187236_1588d...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/109/309187236_1588d75727.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,538
Posted By schow
Pulled pork...

Pulled pork sandwich
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/159/358871080_576ea54080.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2007
Replies: 60
Views: 4,900
Posted By schow
One with the...

One with the sword
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/1/126159658_0cb476bc78.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-14-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 2,439
Posted By schow
Good Times yashica electro 35 gsn...

Good Times
yashica electro 35 gsn baby!
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/184/374082344_e1a8cdd1e3.jpg

http://flickr.com/photos/ironmonkey480/?saved=1
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2007
Replies: 470
Views: 22,170
Posted By schow
Anger http://farm1.static.flickr.com/106/274132989...

Anger
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/106/274132989_bde15dfa8f.jpg

Show me catharsis
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-02-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 2,075
Posted By schow
I got mine from flashover. I can't remember how...

I got mine from flashover. I can't remember how much it was, but I'm thinking about 70 US dollars.
Forum: Yashica RF 02-02-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By schow
Hi filmnut, I do suggest you try out those...

Hi filmnut,
I do suggest you try out those auxiliary lens just for fun or experimentation.
I actually did underexpose, which you explained will make shots grainier. I shot iso200 rated on 400 and...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-02-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By schow
HI Jim, I'm glad to be the vehicle of your...

HI Jim,
I'm glad to be the vehicle of your surprise.
I'm not sure if this Jupiter was modified or not. I'm looking at it now, and my untrained eye tells me it's not modified. Best to pm dreilly,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2007
Replies: 76
Views: 2,966
Posted By schow
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/159/358871080_576ea...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/159/358871080_576ea54080.jpg
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-31-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By schow
New to the CV family! And R3A test shots!

Hi all,
with great pleasure, I am now part of the CV family! Whoohoo.
I purchased dreilly's R3A and Jupiter 8 kit, and it came in today. It's a sweet camera, and like others I was surprised at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2007
Replies: 1,035
Views: 271,028
Posted By schow
Haha! UPS delievered dreilly's old Bessa R3A and...

Haha! UPS delievered dreilly's old Bessa R3A and jupiter 8! Haha!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2007
Replies: 240
Views: 30,497
Posted By schow
I agree with Jan, but it's also a bit horrific...

I agree with Jan, but it's also a bit horrific for my over imaginative mind. It reminds me of a modern kracken errupting from the water, greeting its witnesses. *shuddering*
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-31-2007
Replies: 240
Views: 30,497
Posted By schow
Oh well thank you, Jan. The Tampa International...

Oh well thank you, Jan.
The Tampa International Airport is like so many others in that it's full of people and at many times it's so drab and a little cold.
Forum: Yashica RF 01-29-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By schow
Let's see your Yashikor Tele-wide shots!

I know many loathe or overlook this auxiliary lens set, but so what. I just used my set, and I'm happy with it. Yes, they're bulky and not really tele or wide, but I found them fun to use and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2007
Replies: 240
Views: 30,497
Posted By schow
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/161/353416211_92cc4...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/161/353416211_92cc4d43d6.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 4,087
Posted By schow
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/114/309187029_4a84d...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/114/309187029_4a84da43fd.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 3,635
Posted By schow
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/149/364761884_00547...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/149/364761884_00547b09d3.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-22-2007
Replies: 79
Views: 3,774
Posted By schow
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/157/358871396_01dac...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/157/358871396_01dacba7f1.jpg
Forum: Olympus RF 01-21-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,502
Posted By schow
thanks guys. I am satisified with the xa, and I...

thanks guys.
I am satisified with the xa, and I think I'll send it over to www.zuiko.com for a CLA. Never hurts, and I hear those guys are some of the best.

As far as drinking goes, we...
Forum: Olympus RF 01-21-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,502
Posted By schow
Homegrown XA test shots...

Hi Folks,
I love shooting with the XA, and about 25-40% of the time I find shots on rolls that just boggle me in terms of focusing and sharpness. I started to wonder if the issue was me and my...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-19-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,155
Posted By schow
Nikon LS 2000?

Hi folks,
I've the opportunity to purchase a Nikon LS 2000 scanner for less than 200 US dollars.

My question is this: how does the scanner compare to the Minolta SD IV (my current scanner)?

I've...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-16-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,492
Posted By schow
*90 Degree bow to DavidH* Thanks for mentioning...

*90 Degree bow to DavidH*
Thanks for mentioning me among your distinguished group.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-10-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By schow
Oh, okay. For no reason in particular, I wasn't...

Oh, okay. For no reason in particular, I wasn't sure if Sunny 16 was applicable in all instances regardless of wide, "standard", and telephoto lenses. I guess it is applicable!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 01-10-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By schow
Hey guys, I'm thinking about getting one of...

Hey guys,
I'm thinking about getting one of these, but I have a dumb question...how do you figure out which aperture setting to use?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-15-2006
Replies: 50
Views: 3,686
Posted By schow
http://static.flickr.com/53/118579378_982559d336.j...

http://static.flickr.com/53/118579378_982559d336.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-30-2006
Replies: 605
Views: 108,711
Posted By schow
http://static.flickr.com/121/309782508_c7c68eadaf....

http://static.flickr.com/121/309782508_c7c68eadaf.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-29-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 4,590
Posted By schow
Yep, this is a good camera. First one I ever...

Yep, this is a good camera. First one I ever learned one, which probably explains my RF infatuation. As far as I can tell, it's a Canonet 28 with a flash that resides behind the "F" in this pic. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By schow
Sure, I agree with you there. But relatively for...

Sure, I agree with you there. But relatively for the price do you get more of what you pay for at ritz/wolf than at walgreens? does anyone know if ritz/wolf has a slightly more rigorous hiring...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By schow
Ritz/Wolf better than Walgreens?

Hey folks,
well, I received my negatives from Walgreens today and La Dee Dah there are fingerprint smudges all over my negs.

Which brings me to the question, are Wolf/Ritz any better at handling,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-27-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By schow
hey joe, thanks for the info. A FED, eh? sounds...

hey joe,
thanks for the info. A FED, eh? sounds good. The seller seems to think it's German though...
How much would a FED 3b or 2L run? He wants me to name a price, but I need to look at it...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-27-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By schow
what kind of camera is this?

Hey folks,
I saw this ad in the local classifieds in my town, and I don't know what it is. It looks like a voigtlander to me, but I'm a newb. terrible pics, I'm afraid...

Apologies if it doesn't...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2006
Replies: 178
Views: 25,057
Posted By schow
http://static.flickr.com/90/274132732_aec1ef0aab.j...

http://static.flickr.com/90/274132732_aec1ef0aab.jpg


http://static.flickr.com/92/274132769_a03a51ed5d.jpg
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-01-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By schow
ampguy, I have no idea. This is my first...

ampguy, I have no idea. This is my first scanner. I've never used one before it. And, as I understand it, the scan dual IV is pretty low on the totem pole, I'd have to hope that Vuescan on any...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-30-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By schow
Nope, I just played with the color balance...

Nope, I just played with the color balance setting on Vuescan. If you select auto levels on the color balance, the scans look almost exactly like the walgreens prints.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-30-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By schow
Sorry, I misread. I thought you were going to...

Sorry, I misread. I thought you were going to attach some prints of yours that were developed from Walgreens. Heh heh. My fault.
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-30-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By schow
You forget them prints, Pherdinand?

You forget them prints, Pherdinand?
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-30-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By schow
Scan Dual IV vs. Walgreens.

Howdy folks.
Haven't posted in a while, but here goes. A few months ago, my girlfriend and I attend a speakeasy/ 1920s party. The costumes and ambient low lighting were great. I brought my XA...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-05-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By schow
The seller wants 2.75 for each roll. They've...

The seller wants 2.75 for each roll.
They've been refrigerated, and I haven't tried any of these before. I think I'll pick up some. What do you guys think?
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By schow
Yeah, I do need to check on those student...

Yeah, I do need to check on those student discounts. Thanks for reminding me.

eli griggs, thanks for the link.
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By schow
well, it's just a hypothetical question. But...

well, it's just a hypothetical question. But here is the refurbished page for your pleasure.
http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/wo/0.RSLID?mco=D8593B5A&nclm=CertifiedMac
Forum: Off Topic 09-04-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By schow
Refurbished Apple Products?

Hey Folks,
I know a lot of you work with Apple computers, and I'm pretty sure I'd like to make the move to Apple from PC. I was just wondering, as a student, I'm tempted to buy an apple refurbished...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-04-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By schow
Thanks for the advice, guys. And, yes, the film...

Thanks for the advice, guys. And, yes, the film is supposedly refrigerated.

Here's that article I read about the velvia 100F:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/velvia100f.htm

Doesnt' sound very...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-03-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By schow
Potential film purchases. Help please.

Hi folks.
so I was browsing my local classifieds, and I find this ad.

"Kodak Professional E 100 GX .25 Rolls Exp.May-2005
Kodak Professional E 100 VS .25 Rolls Exp.Oct-2005
Kodak Professional...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-09-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By schow
Kash n' Karry film?

Hi folks,
Tonight, I was at my local Kash n' Karry, a Floridian(?) chain of supermarkets. While there, I noticed they had their own house brand of film, which was quite cheap. Anyway, it said it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-15-2006
Replies: 94
Views: 8,071
Posted By schow
Hmm...my first foray into full manual and...

Hmm...my first foray into full manual and shooting still life with a rangefinder....


Onions, tomatoes, and garlic in a basket.
http://static.flickr.com/45/158700780_f6276fd055.jpg

Oatmeal raisin...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-04-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By schow
ampguy, John Shriver is right about that...

ampguy,
John Shriver is right about that underexposure. But what's interesting to me is that "manual 3" (red table, cookies n' milk) is shot at almost the same time of day and same exposure (1/250...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-04-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By schow
it was a 12 exposure roll of polaroid iso 200...

it was a 12 exposure roll of polaroid iso 200 with an unknown expiration date. I shot all 12 of them indoors around the same time, 7pm-7:20pm EST, here in FL.

I think I may gotten 1/2 of them...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-04-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By schow
I honestly think that in these 5 photos, I...

I honestly think that in these 5 photos, I captured what I actually saw with the naked eye, which is what I was intending. I was not going for any sort of neat effects just the "correct" exposure. ...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-04-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By schow
First time going full manual

since one of my GIII QL17l's ight meter is on the fritz, I decided to shoot full manual without any light meter whatsoever. On the link below are some of the "good" ones. I'd appreciate it if any...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-31-2006
Replies: 372
Views: 100,916
Posted By schow
The CVS here in FL is having another deal on...

The CVS here in FL is having another deal on their Kodak UC 400. 10.99 w/card as opposed to 13.99 regular priced. The Kodak HD 400 is also 9.99 instead of 10.99.

Additionally, 4 packs of Fujifilm...
Forum: Yashica RF 05-26-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 2,903
Posted By schow
Much appreciated! :)

Much appreciated!
:)
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-26-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,826
Posted By schow
Love that bookstore shot. People in libraries...

Love that bookstore shot. People in libraries and bookstores always make for great shots...
And, about this whole R-D1 thing, I think all of you guys are pioneers for the digital world!
Forum: Yashica RF 05-26-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 2,903
Posted By schow
I got my GSN by playing russian roulette on the...

I got my GSN by playing russian roulette on the 'bay and losing. Thank goodness that it actually works pretty well!

http://static.flickr.com/51/126162665_b649141afd.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-23-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,645
Posted By schow
John K, got my camera yesterday. It seems to...

John K,
got my camera yesterday. It seems to operate very smoothly. I need to load up some film and shoot. Sorry about your troubles, and you already know how I felt about this situation. Apology...
Forum: Other RF 05-22-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By schow
Congrats! Sounds like a good week for the both...

Congrats!
Sounds like a good week for the both of us as my Canonet GIII QL17 FINALLY came in!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 3,496
Posted By schow
The package was dated May 16 if that helps anyone.

The package was dated May 16 if that helps anyone.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-22-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 3,496
Posted By schow
Unbelievable, lads!

I just got my Canonet GIII QL17 from John K.! The mailman dropped it off 10 minutes ago. I checked it out and everything seems good.

This is great, and should be good news for the rest of you! ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2006
Replies: 178
Views: 25,057
Posted By schow
FrankS, How dare you insult her honor and mine! ...

FrankS,
How dare you insult her honor and mine!

Ds, man. They're in the Ds! Get it right next time!


*blood boiling*


Sherm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2006
Replies: 178
Views: 25,057
Posted By schow
Hey Doug, thanks a lot! That's actually 1 pic...

Hey Doug,
thanks a lot! That's actually 1 pic out of 3 pic set. I kind of hesitate to post them since I've posted them so much, but if it fits with the theme....

Thinking about the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-21-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By schow
Well, it was a 12-exposure test roll so I took...

Well, it was a 12-exposure test roll so I took pics of all kinds of stuff.
This was the best one of the 12.
Forum: Yashica RF 05-21-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By schow
kully, you might want to give these folks a...

kully, you might want to give these folks a call
http://www.btinternet.com/~camerarepairer/
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-21-2006
Replies: 178
Views: 25,057
Posted By schow
Chaser, I got to agree, that's a great picture! ...

Chaser,
I got to agree, that's a great picture!

Anyway, here's my contribution to the effort. I've posted this picture before on other threads, but here goes again...shes' got a Canonet...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-21-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By schow
Thanks, pixman. I have a few more of her and...

Thanks, pixman. I have a few more of her and this particular set on my gallery if you'd wish to see more. I'm glad you like it. *45 degree bow*

It seems like so long ago that I posted this...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-17-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By schow
Yet another possible "problem" w/ my GIII QL17

Okay folks,
so some of you may know that my latest purchase of a Canonet GII QL17 is in need of new light seals. No problem as I am fairly confident I can replace those myself with Jon Goodman's...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-16-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 3,496
Posted By schow
Thanks for the heads up, William. Sherm

Thanks for the heads up, William.

Sherm
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-15-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 8,922
Posted By schow
Jano, I am going to draw a bit of inspiration...

Jano, I am going to draw a bit of inspiration from that photo for something I had in mind...

Anyway...
http://static.flickr.com/1/126159664_9b21395c91.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 3,496
Posted By schow
70.00 bucks for me. Greyhoundman, you spoke to...

70.00 bucks for me.

Greyhoundman, you spoke to him on the phone? Not recently, I take it? Before or after his last "sale".

Sherman
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By schow
Wow, so I wasn't wrong in my first instinct. ...

Wow, so I wasn't wrong in my first instinct. Neat. I may actually be learning something....

thanks
sherman
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By schow
Need some help. What's going on here?

Hey folks,
so I found a canonet GIII QL17 at a thrift store around these parts for real cheap. So here are 2 pics, which are pretty representative of my test roll. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 3,496
Posted By schow
I imagine that everyone involved will answer the...

I imagine that everyone involved will answer the roll call quite soon.
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-15-2006
Replies: 2,236
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 253,574
Posted By schow
user: planetjoe I robbed this guy of his Olympus...

user: planetjoe

I robbed this guy of his Olympus XA.

What a great little camera! Joe's a cool guy to deal with. In fact, he sent me the camera for a test run, and I paid after I was satisfied! ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2006
Replies: 69
Views: 3,496
Posted By schow
I'm in the same boat as everyone else. I...

I'm in the same boat as everyone else. I purchased a GIII QL17 from him.
pcfranchina, I wonder if the one I paid for is yours?
Forum: Other RF 05-15-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By schow
Heya Joe, it was some strange polaroid iso 200...

Heya Joe,
it was some strange polaroid iso 200 film I got as a bonus from buying a camera on the 'bay. LOL the seller didn't even mention it and thew in like 6-12 exposure rolls of it. I have no...
Forum: Other RF 05-14-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By schow
erikhaugsby, I actually mentioned that I found...

erikhaugsby,
I actually mentioned that I found the XA at the classifieds section here. No comment on the price, but no harm in your asking.

Good luck on your search!

Sherm
Forum: Other RF 05-14-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By schow
Just shot some pics with my Oly XA!

Hey folks,
I just shot some pics with my newly RFF purchased XA.
I got to admit that at first, I thought this camera was dog ugly. Then I kept reading about how great it was, and when one came up...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 05-11-2006
Replies: 2,236
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 253,574
Posted By schow
User: fredus I got a good film scanner from...

User: fredus

I got a good film scanner from fredus. Good guy and easy to communicate with. Honorable seller. He shipped super fast.

sherm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-11-2006
Replies: 63
Views: 3,051
Posted By schow
Well, given my totally amateur status, I think my...

Well, given my totally amateur status, I think my last rangefinder purchase for a while will be the Oly XA. I've already got a Yashica GSN, Canonet GIII QL17, and a Canonet 28. I'm playing around...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-08-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By schow
Hey thanks for the answers, guys. I'm...

Hey thanks for the answers, guys.
I'm definitely not adverse to going full manual. I'm just not sure if I'm ready for it yet. Oh well, it's all good. thanks again!

Sherm
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-07-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By schow
Hey Lance, thanks for the answer and...

Hey Lance,
thanks for the answer and encouragement to ask questions. Sometimes on other various forums, I've learned that asking relatively simple questions gets scathing answers. That's why I...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-07-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By schow
stupid question about using the GIII QL17

After reading the manual, I am a little confused about the automatic exposure function on this camera. So, I set the aperture ring to "A", AND I also have to set the shutter speed? With the camera...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-05-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By schow
i guess i did something wrong in the installation...

i guess i did something wrong in the installation then. it keeps saying there is no scanner connected. oh well, back to step one

thanks
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-04-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By schow
warm up time for Dimage scan dual IV?

How long does it usually take for yours to warm up? I turned the power on and the light's been blinking for 25 minutes and still no go.

:confused:

sherm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-03-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By schow
ah, thanks for the advice. guess i'll be getting...

ah, thanks for the advice. guess i'll be getting a cvs card tomorrow...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-03-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By schow
checked out my local CVS in FL. and it's still...

checked out my local CVS in FL. and it's still 13.99. Darn, I still haven't gotten a chance to try it. Guess I'll keep waiting...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-25-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By schow
I'm actually going to be in the wedding. I'm a...

I'm actually going to be in the wedding. I'm a groomsman. I just wanna take a couple of fun pics and am definitely not the wedding photographer.

Since my girlfriend is bringing our digitial...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-24-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By schow
Going to a wedding. What should I take?

I have a Yashica GSN and a Canonet 28. Which one should I bring and why? I am leaning towards the canonet 28 since it is smaller, but the Yashica is damn cool but bigger.

What do ya'll think?...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-23-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By schow
when I found that the solution was turning the...

when I found that the solution was turning the aperture ring back and forth, I seemed to remember it was a common solution for a stuck light meter. Is that just me or has anyone else run across that?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-22-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By schow
Played Russian Roulette and lost!

Yeah, stupid of me, I know. It was a Canon QL 17 GIII in iffy condition, and I got it for 26.00 from Evilbay. So, needless to say I was a little scared. So finally it came in this week. I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-16-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 1,811
Posted By schow
Thanks Daniel *bowing*!

Thanks Daniel *bowing*!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-14-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 1,811
Posted By schow
HI Brett, thank you very much. My best stuff is...

HI Brett,
thank you very much. My best stuff is always with my Muse.

Take care,
Sherm
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-13-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 1,811
Posted By schow
If you're talking about the 400CN BW. I've had...

If you're talking about the 400CN BW. I've had good experiences with it. Granted, I'm a mere amatuer's amatuer so my opinion might not be worth much. I'm sure there are better black and white film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-13-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,729
Posted By schow
Grover chillin by the window sill. Canon A35F...

Grover chillin by the window sill.
Canon A35F
Fujifilm 400TD

http://static.flickr.com/54/118579381_3e0aa1ab6e.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-13-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By schow
"I have just lost intrest in this" You've lost...

"I have just lost intrest in this"

You've lost interest in rangefinder cameras in general or selling your rangefinder cameras or what?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-11-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By schow
Hey airds, how's this? And I've read some...

Hey airds,
how's this? And I've read some slightly conflicting definitions of monochrome, but basically black and white, right?

http://static.flickr.com/54/127032487_faad1050c6.jpg
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-10-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By schow
monochrome? I wouldn't know where/ how to start....

monochrome? I wouldn't know where/ how to start. Guess I got some researching to do...:)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-10-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By schow
Hi airds, You mean something more like...

Hi airds,
You mean something more like this?

http://static.flickr.com/49/126419603_1b11fbec43.jpg

With the original I was trying to play around with not having my subject at the center. Something...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-10-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By schow
Hi jcline, Thanks for the kind words. take care.

Hi jcline,
Thanks for the kind words.

take care.
Forum: Yashica RF 04-09-2006
Replies: 845
Views: 210,446
Posted By schow
Hello Jan, well, if you're referring to my three,...

Hello Jan,
well, if you're referring to my three, than the film is Kodak BW400CN.
I set the camera at asa 400.
I've had good experiences with that film though I'm not sure how much I'll be using...
Forum: Yashica RF 04-09-2006
Replies: 845
Views: 210,446
Posted By schow
Okay, I finally shot some film with my GSN. It...

Okay, I finally shot some film with my GSN. It was a little overcast, but I felt the urge and shot intuitively. I'm very pleased with how this camera works.

My girl about to shoot me shooting...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-09-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By schow
Took some pics w/ my Canonet 28

Hi folks,
I took a few test pics with my "new" Canonet 28 that I stole from G'man. Anyway, here is the only one worth posting. I used some strange Polaroid 200 film that I slightly overexposed. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-08-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By schow
2.99 for 2. Their 4 roll pack is 6.99 so if you...

2.99 for 2. Their 4 roll pack is 6.99 so if you buy 2+2 free, you save a dollar something.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-08-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By schow
Walgreens 2 for 1 special...

Hey folks,
so I go to my local walgreens today, and I see that they are having a 2 for 1 special on their Studio 35 ISO 400 film. From what I've read here, it's supposedly Agfa Vista 400. I bought...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-06-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By schow
A35F pics

Hi folks,
well, I dug up my mom's old Canon A35F, cleaned it up a bit, and decided to try this photography business out.

Anyway, the first 2 pics are me. I used some kind of strange polaroid...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-06-2006
Replies: 5,602
Views: 987,934
Posted By schow
That would be extremely cool. :cool: Coffee...

That would be extremely cool. :cool:
Coffee and Beignets in the morning and maybe in the wee hours of the night. Crawfish and beer somewhere around midday...

Those would make great pictures too....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-05-2006
Replies: 5,602
Views: 987,934
Posted By schow
Cafe Du Monde? God, I love that stuff. As I...

Cafe Du Monde? God, I love that stuff.
As I recall, chicory was mixed into coffee during the United States Civil War because the Confederacy was running low on coffee. Anyone verify that?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-05-2006
Replies: 5,602
Views: 987,934
Posted By schow
Canon A35F next to a cup of coffee and chicory. ...

Canon A35F next to a cup of coffee and chicory. Anybody else drink this stuff? It might just be a Southern thing...

http://static.flickr.com/43/123920549_686922eaeb.jpg
Forum: Yashica RF 04-03-2006
Replies: 845
Views: 210,446
Posted By schow
after looking at your first few photos, i thought...

after looking at your first few photos, i thought to myself, "where does this guy live? Japan?". Then I saw that you're in Vancouver. Now that totally makes sense...

I don't know what it is, and...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-28-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 1,995
Posted By schow
Ricardo, I know what you mean about that smell. ...

Ricardo,
I know what you mean about that smell. I got my Canonet 28 yesterday, and thought the same thing about the cigarette smoke....

Kind of endearing in a strange sort of way...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 03-27-2006
Replies: 2,236
Sticky: User Feedback
Views: 253,574
Posted By schow
user: greyhoundman I got g'man's canonet 28...

user: greyhoundman

I got g'man's canonet 28 today, and, boy, it seems to work great! It was exactly as described. Very bright viewfinder, clear, and quite smooth.

Can't wait to shoot with...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-23-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 4,116
Posted By schow
Golly, if you're saying that, it's not a job for...

Golly, if you're saying that, it's not a job for me!

Sherm
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-23-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 4,116
Posted By schow
"The contacts for the pop flash head may be...

"The contacts for the pop flash head may be corroded. If they don't make contact, it can't fire."

The contacts in the flash battery compartment don't look corroded. Wouldn't vinegear do the trick? ...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-23-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 4,116
Posted By schow
Heya G'man, well, I can hear the capacitor charge...

Heya G'man,
well, I can hear the capacitor charge up, and the ready light is on if that makes any difference. I do however hear that constant humming noise when the flash is popped out. Does that...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-23-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 4,116
Posted By schow
Damn. Now I seem to have a problem with the...

Damn. Now I seem to have a problem with the flash not working. New battery and the compartment is clean. When it's underexposed, I pop out the flash, and I still can't take a pic.
Anybody ever...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-20-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 4,116
Posted By schow
It Works!

So I just cleaned the contacts 10 minutes ago, and I popped the battery in, looked through the rangefinder, and BAM! the meter is working!

I'm so happy because this is my mom's camera from before...
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