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Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2,027
Posted By ampguy
nice photos!

nice photos!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-09-2018
Replies: 91
Views: 2,795
Posted By ampguy
Canon 50mm 1.4 LTM

I picked up a mint one on ebay from a Japanese seller. Came as described, well worth paying a bit more for no haze, fungus, and all.

Here is a sample image on ~10 year old expired Superia 400...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-08-2018
Replies: 113
Views: 9,989
Posted By ampguy
How is the distortion on the 7A 50 1.1 ?

How is the distortion on the 7A 50 1.1 ?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 11-06-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 986
Posted By ampguy
tempted. worried that it will take some focus off...

tempted. worried that it will take some focus off my new film pre-occupation though.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-05-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By ampguy
Very interesting. I have a ~ '70 M4 and may be...

Very interesting. I have a ~ '70 M4 and may be looking for a new baseplate, but will probably try for an M4, M4-2, M4-P or M6, as I think that the M2/M3s may not be compatible with the M4 rapid load...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-02-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,581
Posted By ampguy
It's not clear by looking at the screw on the...

It's not clear by looking at the screw on the grip, if it has an adapter from 1/4 3/8, in any case it's not keyed for easy removal. I'm wondering if Leica used the adapter method for awhile, and then...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-01-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,581
Posted By ampguy
Thanks!

Makes sense now. I recall perusing listings on ebay, and noticing that not all 14405's ads mentioned supporting the M4, so I guess some earlier, and then maybe later models use the larger 3/8, or...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-01-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,581
Posted By ampguy
threads on M4 (1970) baseplate?

My used M4 from about 70 s/n 12545.. just before the MDs, seems to have a 1/4" threading, or narrower with no insert, wondering if this is the original baseplate, or one from another M?

The way I...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-31-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By ampguy
I've ordered the standard bar bracket, will see...

I've ordered the standard bar bracket, will see if this helps. Didn't want to have to, due to size, but without a half case, this may be needed.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-29-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By ampguy
looking for M4 cover of self timer

I've previously used a variety of straps, tripod mount bars, and half cases on M's, but for my current M4, I just want to hold it in my right hand. However, with the M4, my fingers grasp the self...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-28-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By ampguy
Thanks very much. Will give some of these a try.

Thanks very much. Will give some of these a try.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-28-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By ampguy
recommendations for online labs in the US?

I'm willing to spend $15 to $20 for C41 developing and scans. The films I have now are C41 400-1600. I've found thedarkroom, and oldschoolphoto. Are there any others recommended that do decent work...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-22-2018
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By ampguy
I have never left, except for losing carbs back...

I have never left, except for losing carbs back in the '80s. I've always had a turntable, tube amps, just getting back to using film, and listening to vinyl, and enjoying cassettes on the Nakamichi...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 10-21-2018
Replies: 422
Views: 78,865
Posted By ampguy
Wow lots of great photos in this thread. I'm able...

Wow lots of great photos in this thread. I'm able to save jpg and raw monochrome images with my dp2m, but so far have only been using the jpgs, with sharpness, and contrast at -.2
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-20-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,026
Posted By ampguy
I went with an M4, and Canon ltm 50/1.4. Both are...

I went with an M4, and Canon ltm 50/1.4. Both are new to me, though I've had M4ps, and M6s previously, along with M8, RD1s, etc. The ZI would be interesting if I hadn't found an M4.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,500
Posted By ampguy
Nikon 50mm 1.4 LTM

I love the size of this lens, but never appreciated the bokeh of it. I plan to shoot wide open most of the time.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,500
Posted By ampguy
M4. I have a 50mm 1.4 Canon LTM on the way. But...

M4. I have a 50mm 1.4 Canon LTM on the way. But only can test with film, so results may take a few weeks. The summilux 50s were fine (vIIs, VIII pre-asphs). The 50 asph always had too much distortion...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-20-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,500
Posted By ampguy
Any suggestions on fast 50s with less distortion?

Any suggestions on fast 50s with less distortion?
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 10-19-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 1,561
Posted By ampguy
How is distortion of 40mm 1.4

Is it significantly less than the 35/1.4 CV? How about the old Ultron 35/1.7 LTM?

Anyone measure distortion on the 7artisans?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-07-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,026
Posted By ampguy
Thanks for all the comments. I have used most of...

Thanks for all the comments. I have used most of those mentioned except the Nikon RFs. My M8 did last several years with no issues. The M4P was OK, M6's needed CLA's, and upgraded non flare VFs. I'm...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-07-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,026
Posted By ampguy
Help me choose a film RF

After viewing many hundreds of photos taken with film in 2006-2010, I've decided I want a film camera again.

Really don't care about name or brand that much, but a small RF would be great. I like...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 05-20-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,491
Posted By ampguy
thanks

interesting info. I wonder if it was fixed in the interim though? I think it mainly happened with small apertures, likely where diffraction was occurring. On the lens mount, whenever plastics vs...
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 05-19-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,491
Posted By ampguy
Where are A7 IIs 1k ?

Still seeing about 1300 new?
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 05-17-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 3,491
Posted By ampguy
I'm thinking about a new A7 original. The...

I'm thinking about a new A7 original. The features and size are fine for my intended use. Has anyone first hand had problems with sensor reflections or the weaker mount? Plan to use with Konica...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-09-2016
Replies: 422
Views: 78,865
Posted By ampguy
Thanks Robert

I like your OOC photos. the others all look photoshopped.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-09-2016
Replies: 422
Views: 78,865
Posted By ampguy
nice photos!

are those jpg OOC or post processed?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-14-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 527
Posted By ampguy
W/NW Gravitation Waves

http://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1687/24648607589_344607111d_k.jpg

Merrill DP2
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-18-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 6,607
Posted By ampguy
XPro1s should run about $99 now that the Xpro2 is...

XPro1s should run about $99 now that the Xpro2 is out.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-10-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 5,118
Posted By ampguy
Well my interest is piqued, but I am sticking...

Well my interest is piqued, but I am sticking with JPG mode. I will however save RAW images for future potential image manipulations.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-10-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 5,118
Posted By ampguy
answers

Have you shot JPGs? How did they compare with other cameras?

Why are they a bad idea? Why is SPP 14-bit RAW better?

I don't want tricks of color for my mono files. That is like shooting Kodachrome,...
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-09-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 5,118
Posted By ampguy
DP2 Merrill observations

So only have 30 images through it, but here are some quick observations:

The sensor is quite amazing for a compact, zooming to 100% looks quite printable, but beyond that at least from the on-screen...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-08-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 4,384
Posted By ampguy
Think of it as God's way of telling you to get a...

Think of it as God's way of telling you to get a Foveon sensor.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-08-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 31,437
Posted By ampguy
I think that after the Olympus EPL-1, they went...

I think that after the Olympus EPL-1, they went to crap.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-08-2016
Replies: 835
Views: 82,737
Posted By ampguy
Wonderful images

The orange tabby at the end looks very much like our grown larger cat did as a kitten.
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-08-2016
Replies: 835
Views: 82,737
Posted By ampguy
wow!

That is a great photo!
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-08-2016
Replies: 422
Views: 78,865
Posted By ampguy
Great price

That's a few hundred less than what they cost in the US now.

That's also the proper way to shoot B&W on this camera.

Digital Lloyd, or whoever he is, also prefers it to the Monochrom, but the...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 01-03-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 10,192
Posted By ampguy
DP2 Merrill, as mentioned on LL, this is "not a...

DP2 Merrill, as mentioned on LL, this is "not a camera for pussies"
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 01-01-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 4,906
Posted By ampguy
The Merrill DP2 appears to have an instant...

The Merrill DP2 appears to have an instant rebate, at least in the US, good until 2/2016 through authorized dealers, this puts it at about 499 from say B&H.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-01-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 6,561
Posted By ampguy
Thanks Helen

Are you still shooting b/w exclusively? What do you use when you want to shoot foliage? I've seen some hacks on other forums with raw converters, but nothing nearly as good as the DP2 or even other...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-01-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By ampguy
Seeking Truth, Reuters bans color images

That would be interesting ;)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-01-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 6,561
Posted By ampguy
So, new year is here. Help me decide: EPL-1 with...

So, new year is here. Help me decide: EPL-1 with 40mm/1.8, Fujifilm XE-1 with some lens, or Sigma Merrill DP2 with fixed lens?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-26-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By ampguy
Thanks, that's great info. The air is not what...

Thanks, that's great info. The air is not what I'm looking for, but I'll look into the eye-fi a bit more, and consider the EP5 with the QR code - that's good to know that it's a one time connection...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-26-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By ampguy
easiest m4/3 camera with wifi/wireless?

What's the best and easiest to use m4/3 (or other removable lens A mode camera), that one can get to easily upload selected photos?

The EPL versions take far too many steps, from what I've seen,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By ampguy
Thanks, I still have a bunch of lenses, so I want...

Thanks, I still have a bunch of lenses, so I want a body that takes other lens (w/adapters). Nikon F, Konica Hexanons, Leica M/LTM mount.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 11-26-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,514
Posted By ampguy
how is the distortion for OOC pics?

how is the distortion for OOC pics?
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-25-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By ampguy
Need setup recommendations for 2016

Took very few non-phone photos this year, am hoping to take some nice ones in 2016. Am currently using an EPL1 with some prime (40/1.8 Hexanon) now, but rarely carry it.

The phone works OK for...
Forum: Travel 07-04-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,186
Posted By ampguy
Tmo, Verizon, AT&T all have great coverage in any...

Tmo, Verizon, AT&T all have great coverage in any large area with LTE, There are some sparse areas, mostly in central rural OR, and WA with 3G-4G, and a few dead spots with 0-2G. I'm using Fi,...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-16-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,675
Posted By ampguy
Raid, I love your daylight shots. What custom...

Raid, I love your daylight shots. What custom settings are you using in your EPL1? Your night time shots might need some color balance adjustments, but they are pretty easy to do quickly if you...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 05-16-2015
Replies: 74
Views: 9,766
Posted By ampguy
Wow Roland, this is the first time I saw this...

Wow Roland, this is the first time I saw this thread! I like the SF photos, and the ones from China and Taiwan. The selfie is great too! A friend of mine just got a monochrom and I'm urging them to...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,609
Posted By ampguy
Those are nice photos. Ever since the EPL1,...

Those are nice photos. Ever since the EPL1, sensors have just gotten worse.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-16-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By ampguy
are straight lines straight in the image? or...

are straight lines straight in the image? or curved? Hint: It's a binary yes/no question.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-16-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By ampguy
panasonic 20mm v1 vs v2, distortion?

is v2 better? which one has less distortion?

what m4/3 lens has no distortion?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-27-2015
Replies: 628
Views: 159,297
Posted By ampguy
Do you do 1/2 frame? I have a roll in a PEN, I...

Do you do 1/2 frame? I have a roll in a PEN, I think it's been in there for 2 years, and I might not want to wait another 2 years, so let me know. Thanks. It's some kind of C41, I think Fuji 200.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-16-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 11,915
Posted By ampguy
Wait, there may be some bookstores closed in...

Wait, there may be some bookstores closed in parts of the world. Is there an app for this?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-16-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 11,915
Posted By ampguy
Since I presume we're in different time zones,...

Since I presume we're in different time zones, let's standardize on Zulu time.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-16-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 11,915
Posted By ampguy
I think RFFers should band together during these...

I think RFFers should band together during these difficult times and on a specific day and time, all go to their local bookstore, grab all the VM books, and RUN!!

Let's keep art free or owned by the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-28-2014
Replies: 3,021
Views: 480,382
Posted By ampguy
EPL1 with I-61 L...

EPL1 with I-61 L 55/2.8

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3877/14880790350_ec430e3fdb_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3923/14993051176_78...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3923/14993051176_78d915a25e_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-23-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3874/15015569652_c2...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3874/15015569652_c2a5d09774_c.jpg
Forum: Optics Theory - 08-11-2014
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,733,991
Posted By ampguy
epl1, 2.8/55...

epl1, 2.8/55 I-61:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5579/14893231815_d68910c74d_z.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-10-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,176
Posted By ampguy
For now, I like it the way it is. Works well when...

For now, I like it the way it is. Works well when underexposing:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5584/14883900655_8e65eeed13_c.jpg
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-10-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,176
Posted By ampguy
I had an old 1.5 Summarit long ago, it also had...

I had an old 1.5 Summarit long ago, it also had haze, but the haze was either all on or all off, very odd. I liked the image quality though, hard to compare, as those images were all full frame...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-10-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,176
Posted By ampguy
color is OK

These images were all color before being bulk converted by Picasa. It's an Industar 61 L.

I got it about 10 years ago with an I-22, and I-50 as a bundle, and the I-22 was the best, but these...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-10-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,176
Posted By ampguy
yes!

Roland, yes, it's an I-61. I made a mistake above, It has 12 blades not 6, and is apparently the L version, not the L/D.

I'm not too worried about the haze, I just have to remember not to shoot into...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-09-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,176
Posted By ampguy
4 elements, 3 groups, 6 blades.

4 elements, 3 groups, 6 blades.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-09-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,176
Posted By ampguy
Yes, the lens has haze, and the light was harsh,...

Yes, the lens has haze, and the light was harsh, and no hood used. It's not a Leica lens, and the images were taken with an EPL1 with ltm adapter.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-08-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,176
Posted By ampguy
LTM 50 lens quiz

Anyone want to try to guess what lens took these images?

flickr album link (https://www.flickr.com/photos/matsumura/sets/72157646344725583/)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-12-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By ampguy
Nikon s01

much tinier than I expected, about the size of a zippo lighter. I've taken a dozen shots, but have not downloaded them to view yet. No external storage or battery, just a usb cable for both functions.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-08-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3898/14379179552_b7...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3898/14379179552_b79d7f4a05_c.jpg
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-26-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By ampguy
yeah, i'm not sure the 9mm is a fisheye, I think...

yeah, i'm not sure the 9mm is a fisheye, I think the fov is somewhat less than 180, but I've seen many great images from it. The 15mm, not so many, not sure, but I think my phones would take as good...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-25-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By ampguy
Thanks. The bcl15 does nothing for me. Worst idea...

Thanks. The bcl15 does nothing for me. Worst idea ever.
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-25-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By ampguy
anyone using the body cap lens 9mm yet?

I'm thinking that for next year, my 2 lens kit may be a 25/1.4 lens (needed for indoors/low light), and the bcl 9mm f8 for outside/bright times?
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 05-25-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By ampguy
how is the distortion? Anyone shoot brick walls...

how is the distortion? Anyone shoot brick walls with one yet?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-25-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5237/14082128689_4f...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5237/14082128689_4f9973419c_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-18-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2897/14026304428_0d...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2897/14026304428_0d2c99e0a1_c.jpg
Forum: Off Topic 05-16-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,387
Posted By ampguy
I think Superfocus are out of business

Adlens, and eyejusters are around, but the eyejusters only go to -.5
Forum: Off Topic 05-15-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,387
Posted By ampguy
budget, couple of different technologies

varifocals aren't widely available in the US yet.

There are only a couple of brands shipping that have wide ranges, one is adlens, which has two technologies, the lower end models (~$30-40) uses...
Forum: Off Topic 05-14-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,387
Posted By ampguy
anyone use adjustable eyeglasses?

I've never been satisfied with fixed prescription glasses, any more than a fixed focus camera lens.

Now we finally have available adjustable lens glasses. Is anyone using them yet? What do you think?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-11-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
5/11/14 - Happy Mothers Day!

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7413/14161738065_9d893e3049_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-26-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 10,755
Posted By ampguy
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7395/14012963242_fe...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7395/14012963242_fe33a88c78_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-20-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2900/13929467031_8a...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2900/13929467031_8a802f116e.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-12-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3817/13802518795_89...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3817/13802518795_8980ef11a8.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-10-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 11,768
Posted By ampguy
Summilux 50/1.4 v2 (on M8) @...

Summilux 50/1.4 v2 (on M8) @ 1.4:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_3JNB9ik85M8/Sh9rmDbtFLI/AAAAAAAAEkA/nMudLbVqk2o/s1600/L1020304.JPG
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-10-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 11,768
Posted By ampguy
Roland

If not 8 times better, possibly 8 times heavier :p

Note that this blog post I did years ago:

http://tedmphoto.blogspot.com/2009/06/summilux-5014-overview.html

is second only to my GSN button...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3792/13700448714_a7...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3792/13700448714_a779d326af.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2014
Replies: 69
Views: 5,763
Posted By ampguy
Fantastic reading from the best book...

Fantastic reading from the best book (http://www.neilyoung.com/tablet/wagingpage.html) I read last year:

"One day I went to a different store and got some real good leather boots instead of those...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-29-2014
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2838/13503355704_40...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2838/13503355704_405ea8eb6b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-29-2014
Replies: 211
Views: 24,646
Posted By ampguy
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3699/13495487264_c9...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3699/13495487264_c91ac8c25c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-16-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3674/13198917313_2a1...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3674/13198917313_2a1a18180a_c.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-09-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 11,768
Posted By ampguy
Roland, in your keeper set, the Canon 1.2, while...

Roland, in your keeper set, the Canon 1.2, while having a lot of character, doesn't do much for me, but neither does the Nokton 1.5. In your set, the Zuikos, Hexanon 2.4, and Nokton 40 seem to do...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-08-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 11,768
Posted By ampguy
Orange is the new Black

Jason Biggs reportedly was writing a NY Times article on something about this, Edging I think. Google "Jodie Foster" and "Jason Biggs" to find more.

I simply let my SD card gel for the same time...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-08-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 11,768
Posted By ampguy
D**rd Roland!

Now, perhaps the only known low distortion 50 v2 lux is out of our hands! ;)

I do have 5000 snaps from an M8 through the lens though, but the M8 is a crop sensor, so some skeptics will say it...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-08-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7334/13015865463_883...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7334/13015865463_883e1b9838_c.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-08-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 11,768
Posted By ampguy
Roland, when you get a chance, put that 50 v2 lux...

Roland, when you get a chance, put that 50 v2 lux on a digital back, you'll see that some of your initial corner distortion is film related.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-08-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 11,768
Posted By ampguy
My favorite right now, isn't listed, but it's on...

My favorite right now, isn't listed, but it's on the long side, a 57/1.4.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3728/12739613453_1d4...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3728/12739613453_1d4307e9a6_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2014
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2830/12711683555_37b...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2830/12711683555_37b665f566_c.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-22-2014
Replies: 204
Views: 23,290
Posted By ampguy
similar experience with photo holiday cards

First time I ever had an aspect ratio with costco online, and local pickup with photos, they've even printed half frame correctly on their Noritsus.

Last holiday season though, I made our own...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2014
Replies: 3,021
Views: 480,382
Posted By ampguy
epl1 with 28mm / 2.8 Vivitar (Komine) lens in AR...

epl1 with 28mm / 2.8 Vivitar (Komine) lens in AR mount:

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5538/12704044824_5c3ccb1568_c.jpg
Forum: Travel 02-20-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,722
Posted By ampguy
about 30 words

This tutorial/journal by my late friend, was all I needed for my first few trips.

Later when I lived there, I had a couple of years of studying done, but ironically, most of my business work...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2872/12607477433_378...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2872/12607477433_3784a832c8_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-17-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,947
Posted By ampguy
in a box under the guest bed.

in a box under the guest bed.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 4,382
Posted By ampguy
the photos I miss the most are the ones not...

the photos I miss the most are the ones not taken. the best photos I have now, were taken with point and shoots.

The only camera GAS I have right now is for a P&S Canon with an optical viewfinder
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-17-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
Jamie

This would be more appropriate in the off-topic forum, but short story - visited optometrist for 2 yr rx and exam last week, had a great discussion about why perfect vision is over-rated (my opinion,...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-16-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,533
Posted By ampguy
EPL1, still supports a wide range of viewfinders...

EPL1, still supports a wide range of viewfinders with firmware upgrade.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7458/12400329044_9aa...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7458/12400329044_9aa3f543e9_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 18,227
Posted By ampguy
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3742/12349310583_41a...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3742/12349310583_41afef39c7_c.jpg
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-04-2014
Replies: 234
Views: 29,947
Posted By ampguy
Sorry.

I deleted it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-04-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 4,715
Posted By ampguy
The safest thing to do with any spare batteries...

The safest thing to do with any spare batteries is to keep them in a plastic case so the can't short out externally, by coming in contact with a conductor, as this one did.

Also, there are or were...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-02-2014
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
Maggie, those are wonderful photos. This might be...

Maggie, those are wonderful photos. This might be a fun experiment for you and Amelia Pond - take an M8 or M9 or any digicam with weak IR filter, and add an R72 IR filter onto a lens, and take a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-02-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3720/12275081905_191...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3720/12275081905_1914232e6d_c.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-01-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 5,694
Posted By ampguy
same experience here

Several years ago, I used this lens to photograph my mom (105/2.5 P*C for F SLR - f32, 7 blade).

Subsequent trips, J3, 50s Elmar 2.8, etc.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-01-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By ampguy
I've found that if you insert the line: "I am the...

I've found that if you insert the line: "I am the Walrus" in your email to Don, he replies fast.

;)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-30-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,335
Posted By ampguy
Didn't use it a lot, it's viewable from waist...

Didn't use it a lot, it's viewable from waist level, but I usually bent over a bit, or brought the camera up a bit from waist. It reverses the image.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-26-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
My favorite Hood, but no lens to fit it...

My favorite Hood, but no lens to fit it ...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3733/12164990075_8e220db420_c.jpg
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-26-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By ampguy
These are excellent Roland. My favorites are the...

These are excellent Roland. My favorites are the 3 potato looking ones sleeping, and the pups nursing or about to.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 01-24-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,606
Posted By ampguy
Thanks, have not seen that EVF before.

Thanks, have not seen that EVF before.
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 01-24-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,606
Posted By ampguy
which Leica is this?

VF? looks funny:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=706137596086092&set=a.110475315652326.8938.108844062482118&type=1&theater
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-21-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 5,694
Posted By ampguy
The 500K - 571K s/n is the one to get if you want...

The 500K - 571K s/n is the one to get if you want the P*C SLR version.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-19-2014
Replies: 234
Views: 29,947
Posted By ampguy
cool!

Those are some fancy kitchen tools! Lately, I've become a fan of the Seki City crafted VG-10 material.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-19-2014
Replies: 234
Views: 29,947
Posted By ampguy
what kind of steel is that?

just curious about that knife steel Roland?
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 01-19-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 20,355
Posted By ampguy
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5548/12036510095_db1...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5548/12036510095_db19b411e7_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-19-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2854/12036108673_198...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2854/12036108673_1984528d53_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-18-2014
Replies: 138
Views: 13,893
Posted By ampguy
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7372/12025777183_7d4...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7372/12025777183_7d47c94126_h.jpg
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-18-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By ampguy
The 45/1.8 won't get you the narrow DOF if that's...

The 45/1.8 won't get you the narrow DOF if that's what you're looking for. However, a ~57mm 1.4 SLR lens will get close ... Step back a couple of steps, and focus manually for a very similar look as...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2014
Replies: 211
Views: 17,804
Posted By ampguy
Doug

For me, I've already used another lens (a Vivitar Komine 28/2.8 AR), but am going to try to mostly use the setup previously mentioned. Volume will be the same.

PAW project, or any project is good...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-15-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,901
Posted By ampguy
Thanks

We have ours set to auto-iso, A mode, and with the slow kit lens, it seems it will want to be wide open and at 1600-3200 for most indoor shots.

Haven't taken a lot of images yet. Have left it on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-14-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7340/11959250425_047...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7340/11959250425_047a73fedf_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2014
Replies: 211
Views: 17,804
Posted By ampguy
Thanks Doug

Makes a lot of sense. It's funny that there isn't as much discussion of the C-Sonnar these days. Could be that many are using live view focusing, or maybe that lens is not as popular as it used to be.
Forum: RFF Polls 01-12-2014
Replies: 187
Views: 12,455
Posted By ampguy
giving bullet-proof coffee a try (coffee + butter...

giving bullet-proof coffee a try (coffee + butter + coconut oil)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 4,256
Posted By ampguy
EVF with diopter adjustment - you see the 2d...

EVF with diopter adjustment - you see the 2d image that the camera sees

OVF - you can use glasses or optical diopters, and may need to if your vision is outside the range of an EVF's compensation,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
me neither

I'm guessing that folks may be changing their permissions on their flickr images forgetting that they linked to them. Would be nice if they could delete their post or enable the sharing to public for...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-10-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,901
Posted By ampguy
My daughter has the V1 with the 10-30 kit lens....

My daughter has the V1 with the 10-30 kit lens. How would this stack up with the EPL1 for quick snaps at high isos? (800-1600) ?

Which has better auto white balance for indoors?

How hard is it to...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-10-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By ampguy
reunion event - photos for me, or snapshots for the masses?

So I'm photographing a reunion thing. I was planning on doing high contrast b/w images for myself this year, sharing if any of the subjects wanted them as well.

The organizer, a friend of mine,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-09-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,058
Posted By ampguy
for a budget wide angle, there are some old...

for a budget wide angle, there are some old 28/2.8 Vivitars in exacta mount out there. These were often made by Komine, Kiron and others, some focus are close focus, most are .3m, also there are...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 01-08-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 20,355
Posted By ampguy
What's the difference between the plain and the...

What's the difference between the plain and the goth logo medical models? They might be desired by street photographers who use external vfs or just snap. The lens, if clean, or cleanable, are...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 01-08-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 20,355
Posted By ampguy
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7319/11841572444_bef...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7319/11841572444_bef6519dd6_c.jpg
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-07-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 688
Posted By ampguy
Komine/Vivitar 28/2.8 on m43?

Does anyone use one of these SLR lens on a m43 body? How is the distortion? vignetting?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-07-2014
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2828/11826671666_30b...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2828/11826671666_30b197541c_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2014
Replies: 211
Views: 17,804
Posted By ampguy
Doug

Are you able to focus wide open at min distance to infinity, without having to tweak the focus?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2014
Replies: 211
Views: 17,804
Posted By ampguy
it's a pretty good combo

even if you don't use the same settings as me. The distortion is pretty low, and vignetting is low, size is relatively compact for an slr lens with adapter.

I have a 25/1.4 toy c-mount type lens...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-30-2013
Replies: 358
Views: 56,039
Posted By ampguy
The...

The Room

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7330/11661065334_6b51c955ee_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-30-2013
Replies: 211
Views: 17,804
Posted By ampguy
I might try one of those speed reducer gizmos,...

I might try one of those speed reducer gizmos, but then I'd probably have to change lens to a 105/2.5 P*C F mount, would be heavy, but interesting. Will see how long I can go with just epl1 and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-29-2013
Replies: 211
Views: 17,804
Posted By ampguy
What's your 2014 1 camera, 1 lens setup?

I think mine will be the EPL1 with Hexanon AR 40/1.8 in the high contrast b/w art mode.

One thing about this mode is that the auto exposure functions rarely work, the dynamic range is minimal. But...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-20-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By ampguy
just curious

Is your black one factory black, or painted black?
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-20-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By ampguy
canon P assembly line photo - 1959

http://retrogasm.tumblr.com/post/2564859926/the-canon-p-1959
Forum: Off Topic 11-14-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,232
Posted By ampguy
Johann, I hope things get better for you this...

Johann, I hope things get better for you this winter. I would recommend that you continue to visit specialists if you can. I know that Vit D3 is recommended for those in the northern hemispheres. I...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-11-2013
Replies: 163
Views: 51,847
Posted By ampguy
Roland, these are great images of your daughters....

Roland, these are great images of your daughters. It's amazing how you have managed to get this lens to RF couple. Someday, I'd like to try one of these in K-mount on a small sensor digital, to see...
Forum: Off Topic 10-31-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By ampguy
Moka pots make good turkish coffee. For espresso,...

Moka pots make good turkish coffee. For espresso, I use different PID controlled machines to control the temp and pressure, with a Baratza Vario grinder and gram scale. VST baskets, usually a naked...
Forum: RFF Polls 10-27-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 10,230
Posted By ampguy
I've used 5 on the list. For color, I've liked...

I've used 5 on the list. For color, I've liked the M-Hexanon 28/2.8. For bw, the old Canon 28/2.8 ltm.

Some of the others work fine though.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-21-2013
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
Maggie, that was a great link. I enjoyed it. Your...

Maggie, that was a great link. I enjoyed it. Your cats look a lot like ours, except for Scooter. Our version of Jackson is about a lb lighter (probably because he is always throwing up ;), but our...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-21-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 3,823
Posted By ampguy
I have the 40/1.8 and 57/1.4 and they're quite...

I have the 40/1.8 and 57/1.4 and they're quite different lenses in size, and usage. The 40 is probably more flexible, but the 57/1.4 has has more character, and as mentioned, almost no dof at close...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-17-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By ampguy
I like it so far. Barely larger than the 40/1.8,...

I like it so far. Barely larger than the 40/1.8, good center sharpness, and bokeh. This is at 1.8, about 1/15th, so probably some blur:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7397/10340100764_57c3f0b1fd_b.jpg
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-16-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By ampguy
I will probably be able to post something this...

I will probably be able to post something this weekend, but it will likely be from a NEX or m4/3 EPL1.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-15-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By ampguy
Konica AR 52/1.8

Thanks to a generous RFF'er, I have this lens to try this weekend. I've always liked my 57/1.4, though it's known for not being as good (sharp?) as the 50/1.7.

Any users of the 52/1.8 with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-06-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 2,932
Posted By ampguy
I take a flashlight with a 18650 4000+ mah...

I take a flashlight with a 18650 4000+ mah battery.
Forum: Sony Alpha Mirrorless - All Models 10-06-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,180
Posted By ampguy
I use the AR 40/1.8 and 57/1.4, the latter...

I use the AR 40/1.8 and 57/1.4, the latter requires a lot of care when focusing as it has very narrof dof. the 40/1.8 can be stopped down and almost be used for snapshots.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-28-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,884
Posted By ampguy
49mm fits in the hood of the original metal 12504...

49mm fits in the hood of the original metal 12504 hood. Later 12504's didn't separate. The lens hood is a clamp on, so I doubt you could thread it on, or thread a filter in front with out damaging...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By ampguy
OK, Thanks

so color skopars are out.

Will my hood fit both the 3.5 Summaron, and 2.8, or just one of them?

Can any other lenses be modded to use this hood?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-26-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By ampguy
looking for something cheap, so the summicrons...

looking for something cheap, so the summicrons and 28 elmarit are out, but how is the distortion on a summaron? I've had most of the color skopars, and recall really liking the 35/2.5.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-25-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By ampguy
you're the only one

after the lens, I will look for a body.

the hard part is finding a bag, after the body :p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-25-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By ampguy
Thanks! If I can't sell my hood and filter, I'll...

Thanks! If I can't sell my hood and filter, I'll have to start looking for a cron or Skopar. I have having unused parts around!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-25-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By ampguy
decent 35-50 lens that the 12504 hood fits on

found a great 12504 hood in the closet, complete with a 486 UV IR 49mm filter in it from the M8 days, but am not likely to get another 35/1.4 lux. Are there any other lens that this 4 prong metal...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-25-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By ampguy
great documentary. Listened to Nevermind this...

great documentary. Listened to Nevermind this evening!
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-24-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 11,088
Posted By ampguy
here's a place

http://blog.arduino.cc/category/projects/

and I'm sure there are many places, including here, that would like to have your project as a reference.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-21-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 11,088
Posted By ampguy
Great project! You should show it off on one of...

Great project! You should show it off on one of the Sat. pm Maker hangouts.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 08-14-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 5,742
Posted By ampguy
very cool, how much does it extend the lens out...

very cool, how much does it extend the lens out from the nex (vs a standard F to E adapter)?
Forum: RFF Polls 08-11-2013
Replies: 140
Views: 46,476
Posted By ampguy
an easier way

Chris and Black,

just reply to it with quoting, and that comment will now be a part of your post, as well as emailed to those subscribed to the thread.

If you're that intent on saving posts to get...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-11-2013
Replies: 140
Views: 46,476
Posted By ampguy
@murchu - my reasons are if I've sold something,...

@murchu - my reasons are if I've sold something, there's no reason to leave the clutter of the completed transaction around, or if I have a question about something, and find the answer, I don't want...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-11-2013
Replies: 140
Views: 46,476
Posted By ampguy
depends on the purpose of the forum

If the forum is a business, even just wanting to pay it's hosting and support bills, then it needs growth and unique visitors, as well as retention of the existing users.

If it's a private forum,...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-11-2013
Replies: 140
Views: 46,476
Posted By ampguy
I agree with Roland's post above, and it appears...

I agree with Roland's post above, and it appears that about half of the folks in the poll do as well.

I did spend an hour or so working on the images I submitted to the thread that Roland decided to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-09-2013
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5476/9474537143_c806...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5476/9474537143_c806efedf0_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ampguy/9474537143/)
DSCF3734 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ampguy/9474537143/) by ampguy...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 08-09-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,977
Posted By ampguy
might try this with my d40x with broken shutter...

might try this with my d40x with broken shutter (gives about 3/4 of an image size).

Coupled with my 43-86 zoom, this should be the ultimate M-Monochrom/Summicron killer ;)
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-08-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 5,984
Posted By ampguy
For blurb, and b/w, I would use .png (and larger...

For blurb, and b/w, I would use .png (and larger scan resolutions).
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2013
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2823/9457171767_48ec...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2823/9457171767_48ec44585d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ampguy/9457171767/)
DSCF3605 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ampguy/9457171767/) by ampguy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2013
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2833/9457171695_1142...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2833/9457171695_114279e3c9_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ampguy/9457171695/)
DSCF3606 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ampguy/9457171695/) by ampguy...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-07-2013
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7373/9459953938_a98b...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7373/9459953938_a98b68e2fe_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ampguy/9459953938/)
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Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 4,562
Posted By ampguy
consider the possibility that they have a high...

consider the possibility that they have a high res device, say 2-5x higher than most flickr viewing devices were a few years ago, and they'd like to see your image larger than a thumbnail.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-30-2013
Replies: 1,194
Views: 168,246
Posted By ampguy
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7283/9403148959_b079...

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Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-27-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 7,530
Posted By ampguy
I've found domke bags to be well made, and...

I've found domke bags to be well made, and durable, though I generally prefer lighter overseas made bags for simply carrying 1 camera with 1 lens.

Lots of stuff, is still made here, a good series...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2013
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5550/9372468802_b0e4...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-26-2013
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5327/9372435660_88f1...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5327/9372435660_88f17c0100_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2013
Replies: 451
Views: 173,774
Posted By ampguy
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3826/9341947928_5630...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3826/9341947928_56305ce095_o.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-21-2013
Replies: 1,137
Views: 228,594
Posted By ampguy
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3693/9341892526_5d09...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3693/9341892526_5d0990f267_o.jpg
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 07-18-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 11,376
Posted By ampguy
long shot here

Just curious, would you be interested in trading one of the cat photos for a couple of dozen Fuji Superia 200 35mm expired rolls, and a lightly used Domke J803 bag?
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 07-18-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 11,376
Posted By ampguy
Thanks Ron

To me, and maybe it's because I'm no artist, is the back story to this is fascinating. Almost equally to the quantity and quality of the images, and unanswered mysteries of VM.

I think she may have...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 07-18-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 11,376
Posted By ampguy
Would like to see them

Curious, how are you documenting/storing the images you have, that tracks dates, subject, location, etc.?

I have to admit, what you wrote 31 months ago, creeped me out then, and still does now. But...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 07-17-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 11,376
Posted By ampguy
Are there any cats in those that you have??

Are there any cats in those that you have??
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 07-16-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 6,320
Posted By ampguy
mine has a dead meter, and dead needle, but it...

mine has a dead meter, and dead needle, but it works, I've taken a roll with it at the batteryless fixed 1/30th.

I have a question about using the GN for 2.8 to 14. How does that map? What GN is...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 07-16-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 11,376
Posted By ampguy
I think it's the mystery

surrounding her life, and the story of the acquisition of the photos.

I don't think the documentary would have been nearly as interesting or as popular if it simply concentrated on the photographs,...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-11-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 6,142
Posted By ampguy
Thanks for participating Harry, and...

Thanks for participating Harry, and Congratulations on places #2 AND #3!

The first image reminds me of a pac man monster! 2nd image looks like Mario (or Luigi?)!

The last few images that you didn't...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-10-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 6,142
Posted By ampguy
I agree

It is also hard for me to vote on images, and even to select the best of my own. I will often look at captures at another time, and wonder why I didn't select or print some, instead of others.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-09-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 6,142
Posted By ampguy
OK, here are the results! All of the scores were...

OK, here are the results! All of the scores were added up and averaged (I did not include my '2nd votes').

The winning image is #6

2nd place is a tie with images #2 and #5

3rd place is...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-08-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 6,142
Posted By ampguy
Here are my 2nd vote results. Last time I looked...

Here are my 2nd vote results. Last time I looked at them in original size, with the incredible detail, and now I will look at them on a different device, and a fit to screen size:

1. 3
2. 4
3. 4
4....
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-08-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 6,142
Posted By ampguy
A few more voters could break a tie or two,...

A few more voters could break a tie or two, however, here is another novel idea to add to the voting:

Since we're on the honor system here, and the photographers are anonymous, unless they want to...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-08-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 6,142
Posted By ampguy
Today is the last day for voting. If you have the...

Today is the last day for voting. If you have the time and interest, please review the 10 photos here, and submit your votes here. Thanks!

http://flickr.com/gp/kittyslate/hx1S9w/
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-07-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 6,142
Posted By ampguy
Voting is going OK

and we've got a couple more days.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-06-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 6,142
Posted By ampguy
interesting

I'll have to do some tests like you did.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-04-2013
Replies: 78
Views: 6,142
Posted By ampguy
ok, got it

we could also insert a lively discussion topic in here that would keep this on or near page 1.

Like what do you think of that new digital stuff vs film?? :p
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