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Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-17-2019
Replies: 677
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 241,869
Posted By 13Promet
Beautiful! Santorini?

Beautiful!
Santorini?
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,199
Posted By 13Promet
This is even funnier: you're pretending the lens...

This is even funnier: you're pretending the lens to straighten your bent shot :D
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-04-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,199
Posted By 13Promet
As already pointed out, the distortion visible in...

As already pointed out, the distortion visible in your shot does not depend on the lens at all: it's perspective.
If you crouched a bit ad kept the sensor plane parallel to the fence, you'd get no...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-26-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 19,862
Posted By 13Promet
Not if you're shooting at close distance (0.7 to...

Not if you're shooting at close distance (0.7 to 1.5m), which is pretty common with 28mm equiv. in street photography.
I too will only upgrade from II to III for the improved AF, which is rpetty...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-07-2019
Replies: 625
Views: 159,785
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-04-2019
Replies: 625
Views: 159,785
Posted By 13Promet
Kuta Lombok, Indonesia Contax T3, Tmax 100 in...

Kuta Lombok, Indonesia
Contax T3, Tmax 100 in HC-110B

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4380/36068462344_266012edba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WXfifq)Resting fisherman (Kuta Lombok - Indonesia)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 8,284
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you, Carbo!

Thank you, Carbo!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2019
Replies: 97
Views: 8,284
Posted By 13Promet
The simplest, with meniscus lens, fixed shutter...

The simplest, with meniscus lens, fixed shutter speed, fixed focus and three apertures: Kodak Brownie 2F (1928)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4580/38525019992_75030f7b33_b.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-03-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 822
Posted By 13Promet
I get rid of most of the magenta layer by...

I get rid of most of the magenta layer by pre-soaking the film for about 10 minutes.
Then I fix 7 instead of standard 5 minutes.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-10-2018
Replies: 5,542
Views: 490,059
Posted By 13Promet
Stormy...

Stormy Arizona

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4814/30872287327_e2c6ea3385_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P35xrZ)Stormy Arizona (https://flic.kr/p/P35xrZ) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-09-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2,583
Posted By 13Promet
As long as you're operating in external daylight,...

As long as you're operating in external daylight, appllying sunny 16 is much, much easier than you're anticipating.
After two rolls training at it, you'll be done.
Moreover, it's way quicker and more...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By 13Promet
Contax T3, Tmax 100 in...

Contax T3, Tmax 100 in Xtol

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4380/36068462344_266012edba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WXfifq)Resting fisherman (Kuta Lombok - Indonesia) (https://flic.kr/p/WXfifq) by...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-04-2018
Replies: 2,011
Views: 605,273
Posted By 13Promet
Milan Public Transport Wharehouse (Rollei 2.8C,...

Milan Public Transport Wharehouse (Rollei 2.8C, HP5 in HC-110B)
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4515/24967297058_fa8a8b6885_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/E3gVyW)ATM Open Day (Milano)...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 09-04-2018
Replies: 170
Views: 84,646
Posted By 13Promet
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8150/29165409820_b7...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8150/29165409820_b76f39f3a0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Lrfmes)
Oh! (Hanoi - Vietnam) (https://flic.kr/p/Lrfmes) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-17-2018
Replies: 292
Views: 19,862
Posted By 13Promet
+1 Missed opportunities due to wrong focussing is...

+1
Missed opportunities due to wrong focussing is my only complaint about an otherwise perfect image-making machine.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-10-2018
Replies: 137
Views: 12,618
Posted By 13Promet
Zeiss Box Tengor 54 (MY 1934), Ilford HP5 in...

Zeiss Box Tengor 54 (MY 1934), Ilford HP5 in HC-110

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1770/29068157978_3235d8f25e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LhDUDy)Classy reading at the park (Milan)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-10-2018
Replies: 84
Views: 4,729
Posted By 13Promet
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5663/21228049458_96...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5663/21228049458_9601c2d838_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ykRiwJ)DSCF6305_PC (Large) (https://flic.kr/p/ykRiwJ) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-28-2018
Replies: 434
Views: 119,634
Posted By 13Promet
M2, Tmax 400 in...

M2, Tmax 400 in HC-110

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1481/26133020213_4f55609e2a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FPhys2)Sexy Bride 3 (https://flic.kr/p/FPhys2) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-18-2018
Replies: 677
Sticky: 6x9 photos Only
Views: 241,869
Posted By 13Promet
Kodak Brownie 2F, HP5 in...

Kodak Brownie 2F, HP5 in HC-110

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4580/38525019992_75030f7b33_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21GjNfC)Lonely cart (Scalo Romana - Milan) (https://flic.kr/p/21GjNfC) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-19-2017
Replies: 962
Views: 188,902
Posted By 13Promet
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4540/27287676439_4f...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4540/27287676439_4ffdf0719c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HzjtvZ)Stairway to heaven (https://flic.kr/p/HzjtvZ) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-31-2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2,352
Posted By 13Promet
And in the process you will also come to know who...

And in the process you will also come to know who you are :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2017
Replies: 226
Views: 25,044
Posted By 13Promet
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/736/31634279012_62c...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/736/31634279012_62c59ae0b0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QcpX2E)Shopping (Milano, Italy) (https://flic.kr/p/QcpX2E) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-08-2017
Replies: 94
Views: 25,633
Posted By 13Promet
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1694/24479929806_69...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1694/24479929806_69bb2ae5ba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Did3gh)Brolly Alley (Ipoh - Malaysia) (https://flic.kr/p/Did3gh) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-29-2017
Replies: 494
Views: 44,700
Posted By 13Promet
Mandalay, Myanmar M6, Sumicron 35 Asph, Tmax 400...

Mandalay, Myanmar

M6, Sumicron 35 Asph, Tmax 400 in Xtol 1:1
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/474/31458562354_a45e3996e4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PVTmA7)Just a girl (Mandalay - Myanmar)...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 08-03-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 4,640
Posted By 13Promet
+1, non "E" versions are better for me too for...

+1, non "E" versions are better for me too for the same reasons.



Unsharp???

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4210/34571357953_88f3b11b05_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UEXfgK)Street Photography @Castello...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-27-2017
Replies: 930
Views: 225,120
Posted By 13Promet
Rolleiflex 2.8C, Acros in...

Rolleiflex 2.8C, Acros in Studional

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4320/35263630054_e887dd17be_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VJ8jDC)Black woman on the 90 bus (Milan - Italy) (https://flic.kr/p/VJ8jDC) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-16-2017
Replies: 815
Views: 91,539
Posted By 13Promet
From Milan Subway, early...

From Milan Subway, early morning

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4312/35792862052_88fd91ab6a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WwTLTf)
Women in Milan 1 (https://flic.kr/p/WwTLTf) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-05-2017
Replies: 372
Views: 46,310
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in...

Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in Xtol 1:1

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2880/34316434426_f333071cfd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UhqGow)Benches from Lambrate (Milano) - 3...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-04-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 20,270
Posted By 13Promet
M3, Summicron 50 IV, Trix in Xtol...

M3, Summicron 50 IV, Trix in Xtol 1:1

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4147/34793380134_f81242e473_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/V1zaJo)Baywatch_02 (https://flic.kr/p/V1zaJo) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-04-2017
Replies: 121
Views: 11,709
Posted By 13Promet
M3, Summicron 50 IV, Trix in Xtol...

M3, Summicron 50 IV, Trix in Xtol 1:1

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4259/35595302546_90c943a295_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WerejS)
Couple at the seaside (https://flic.kr/p/WerejS) by Alessandro...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 06-15-2017
Replies: 258
Views: 67,751
Posted By 13Promet
On M6, Tmax 400 in...

On M6, Tmax 400 in Xtol

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2838/33937827745_f099ea4b24_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TGYeP8)Bored (Fuorisalone 2017 - Milan) (https://flic.kr/p/TGYeP8) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-14-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 9,520
Posted By 13Promet
Except that wide open is way too soft for me, I...

Except that wide open is way too soft for me, I like the way it renders from f/5.6 on.
Basically, I consider it an f/4 lens.
I've had two clean samples, bayonet version, and the behavior was exactly...
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-13-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,596
Posted By 13Promet
That's the same experience I had with an X-E2,...

That's the same experience I had with an X-E2, and the same conclusion I came to.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2017
Replies: 119
Views: 4,775
Posted By 13Promet
It's pretty easy to find such charger in any...

It's pretty easy to find such charger in any Italian city.
Unless you're getting excited with the challenge, of course ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 5,963
Posted By 13Promet
Boxed, perfect Contax T3 for 250€ a few months...

Boxed, perfect Contax T3 for 250€ a few months ago.
The guy who sold it asked me: "Why the hell are so many people calling me for this crappy, little old camera??"
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-08-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 20,270
Posted By 13Promet
Angkor, Cambodia M3, Summicron 50 IV, Tmax 100 in...

Angkor, Cambodia
M3, Summicron 50 IV, Tmax 100 in HC-110
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8375/29521708791_452afb7abb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LYJtva)Wrapping Monk (Angkor - Cambodia)...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-03-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you, guys!

Thank you, guys!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-25-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you, Maggie!

Thank you, Maggie!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-24-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By 13Promet
Thank yoy, Guys! As fot the gallery dispay, I...

Thank yoy, Guys!



As fot the gallery dispay, I used the same bio that I have on the website, but a special preface for the exhibition.
Please find it hereinafter.


The Burmese people are uniquely...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-16-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By 13Promet
My first Exhibition

Eventually, I could make it to have some shots displayed at a gallery.
There are taken from the reportage in Myanmar that I made on last December-January...
Forum: Digital Compacts 04-07-2017
Replies: 1,173
Views: 238,802
Posted By 13Promet
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2930/32826738273_30b...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2930/32826738273_30b377f07f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S1MBC6)People from Milano_02 (https://flic.kr/p/S1MBC6) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-04-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,444
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you Yogy. So, as far as I can understand,...

Thank you Yogy.
So, as far as I can understand, the presence of the teeth on the take up spool qualifies it as a "double teeth" sub-model?
In this case, mine falls under such qualification.
It was...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-04-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,444
Posted By 13Promet
Any exact clue about how to reckon a "double...

Any exact clue about how to reckon a "double teeth" Vs. a single one?
A picture maybe?

I just got a mint, boxed sample for 250€ two weeks ago and looking forward to understand what sub-type is...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-04-2017
Replies: 309
Views: 101,020
Posted By 13Promet
Milan Fashion Week Ricoh GR1s, Tmax 400 in...

Milan Fashion Week

Ricoh GR1s, Tmax 400 in HC-110

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2833/33009076971_8c325c66c9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ShU9yK)Milan Fashion Week_02 (https://flic.kr/p/ShU9yK) by...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-04-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 38,049
Posted By 13Promet
Milan Fashion Week Contax T3, Tmax 400 in...

Milan Fashion Week

Contax T3, Tmax 400 in HC-110

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2926/33010504851_4a94c2db31_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Si2t2n)Milan Fashion Week_09 (https://flic.kr/p/Si2t2n) by...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 02-28-2017
Replies: 434
Views: 119,634
Posted By 13Promet
Four accuracy test shots wide open after...

Four accuracy test shots wide open after recalibrating the focus setting.
Leica M6, Rollei RPX400 in HC-110B

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2296/32619214610_baf871327e_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-26-2017
Replies: 213
Views: 23,980
Posted By 13Promet
Same place iN Shinjuku?...

Same place iN Shinjuku? :)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7129/27615028566_d16ce048c9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/J5feUb)Louis Vuitton is looking at you, man! (Shinjuku, Tokyo)...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-26-2017
Replies: 1,173
Views: 238,802
Posted By 13Promet
Yangon Circular Train...

Yangon Circular Train (Myanmar)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/593/32654015181_8dd559b835_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RKwn4K)Circular Train_2 (Yangon - Myanamar) (https://flic.kr/p/RKwn4K) by Alessandro...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-18-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 38,049
Posted By 13Promet
Contax T3, Trix in...

Contax T3, Trix in HC-110

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/274/32155113843_929a0995c6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QZrn5x)Milanesi_01 (https://flic.kr/p/QZrn5x) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Travel 01-11-2017
Replies: 336
Views: 42,646
Posted By 13Promet
Just back from a two weeks trip to Myanmar...

Just back from a two weeks trip to Myanmar :)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/569/31814980260_0ccbe741b2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Qto6dq)Prayer (Bagan - Myanmar) (https://flic.kr/p/Qto6dq) by...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-23-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By 13Promet
Ricoh GR1/s/v is also to be taken in consideration

Ricoh GR1/s/v is also to be taken in consideration
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-13-2016
Replies: 450
Views: 52,805
Posted By 13Promet
M6, Summicron 35 Asph, Trix @EI1600 in Rodinal...

M6, Summicron 35 Asph, Trix @EI1600 in Rodinal stand

https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8452/29568482836_f396e072d2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/M3ScNd)Elder lady (Hue Market - Vietnam)...
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-06-2016
Replies: 1,173
Views: 238,802
Posted By 13Promet
Hue -...

Hue - Vietnam

https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8556/29288428790_09257e96ee_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LC7Rub)So what? (Hue - Vietnam) (https://flic.kr/p/LC7Rub) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-06-2016
Replies: 479
Views: 36,874
Posted By 13Promet
Shinjuku, Tokyo Ricoh GR1s - Ilford Delta 3200...

Shinjuku, Tokyo

Ricoh GR1s - Ilford Delta 3200 in HC-110
https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7441/27615054026_5c89604a0a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/J5fnt9)
Man-Zoku (Shinjuku, Tokyo)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-02-2016
Replies: 112
Views: 37,130
Posted By 13Promet
GR1s, Delta 3200 in...

GR1s, Delta 3200 in HC-110
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7648/27549418672_6d3abb48a9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HYrYn7)
Blurry, sexy girl (Shinjuku, Tokyo) (https://flic.kr/p/HYrYn7) by Alessandro...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-01-2016
Replies: 532
Views: 47,186
Posted By 13Promet
Tokyo Leica M6, Summicron 35 Asph, Tmax 400 in...

Tokyo

Leica M6, Summicron 35 Asph, Tmax 400 in HC-110

https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7448/27785830071_f17670ece6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JkkDeH)
Eels (Tsukiji Shijo, Tokyo)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 3,051
Posted By 13Promet
Really cool, thanks for sharing!

Really cool, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 3,051
Posted By 13Promet
I use the 14405 grip all the time with all of my...

I use the 14405 grip all the time with all of my Ms.
It doesn't make the shooting action any better for me, but it makes it much more comfortable to carry the camera when walking for long time with...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-16-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 1,835
Posted By 13Promet
Thanks, Functus and Tony!

Thanks, Functus and Tony!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-05-2016
Replies: 782
Views: 114,134
Posted By 13Promet
Strictly back to topic... M6, Summicron 35 Asph,...

Strictly back to topic...

M6, Summicron 35 Asph, Tmax 400 in HC-110
https://c8.staticflickr.com/9/8250/29202826991_1dba8eb421_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Luy846)Blacksmith and his mother...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 3,475
Posted By 13Promet
To my taste Japan, and Tokyo in particular, is by...

To my taste Japan, and Tokyo in particular, is by far the best street photography stage where I've been.
Here my Flickr album devoted to it:...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,431
Posted By 13Promet
Your transfer plan from Rome to Sorrento sounds...

Your transfer plan from Rome to Sorrento sounds fine and based on correct assumptions.
The high speed train from Rome to Naples is excellent, quicker and much cheaper than a driver.
Just do not...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,431
Posted By 13Promet
Those strategies can be useful, but not...

Those strategies can be useful, but not everywhere in Italy: keep in mind that habits are very different between north and south, and also between different regions in the south.
In the north, where...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,431
Posted By 13Promet
Yes: according to the statistics, you've clearly...

Yes: according to the statistics, you've clearly been unlucky, as odd as it might seem.
And very emotional about it.



In fact, you're the only one in this thread writing insluts.
I'm just...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,431
Posted By 13Promet
So are you really saying that in a place where...

So are you really saying that in a place where fatalities are 18x or 1.5x compared to another place, less accidents actually take place?
How do you explain this?
Italians are more rugged than Indians...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,431
Posted By 13Promet
Stating that driving/riding in India, a place...

Stating that driving/riding in India, a place where the death/vehichle ratio is 18x the Italian one, is safer than Italy, is just plain nonsense.
I was hoping you to be able at least to get this...
Forum: Travel 09-05-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,431
Posted By 13Promet
If you can't get why insulting 40 millions people...

If you can't get why insulting 40 millions people at once is not appropriate, I can't do much about it...


Anyway, let's get to facts.

Country--------Fatalities/100K inhab./year -----/100k...
Forum: Travel 09-04-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,431
Posted By 13Promet
Shouldn't any kind of moderation be involved here?

Shouldn't any kind of moderation be involved here?
Forum: Travel 09-04-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,431
Posted By 13Promet
Unfortunately, Gargano and Costiera Amalfitana...

Unfortunately, Gargano and Costiera Amalfitana are not comparable due to very different roads and driving habits from the locals.
Forum: Travel 09-04-2016
Replies: 74
Views: 4,431
Posted By 13Promet
Besides general considerations about Italian...

Besides general considerations about Italian driving, about which - given my nationality - I obviously skip any comment, Costiera Amalfitana is hard to drive in particular because roads are extremely...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2016
Replies: 782
Views: 114,134
Posted By 13Promet
Thanks, Nguyen! A few from the...

Thanks, Nguyen!

A few from the GRII
https://c4.staticflickr.com/9/8331/29309213291_6d5d21ed5d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LDXnZD)Narrow hallway (Hanoi, Vietnam) (https://flic.kr/p/LDXnZD) by Alessandro...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2016
Replies: 782
Views: 114,134
Posted By 13Promet
Just back from a trip to Vietnam :) Leica M6,...

Just back from a trip to Vietnam :)

Leica M6, Voigtlander Nokton 35 f/1.4 MC, Trix @EI3200 in Rodinal stand

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Forum: Digital Compacts 08-30-2016
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https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8129/29139125526_8a9...

https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8129/29139125526_8a91c20169_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LoVCPY)Tasting an M6 (https://flic.kr/p/LoVCPY) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-24-2016
Replies: 1,173
Views: 238,802
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Early morning wake up on the Hue-Hanoi sleeper...

Early morning wake up on the Hue-Hanoi sleeper train (Vietnam)

https://c2.staticflickr.com/9/8081/29187511745_3a70d23d3d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LtcCn8)Elegance (https://flic.kr/p/LtcCn8) by...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 07-29-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 28,884
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Leica film Ms, Rollei 35, Rich GR1s: all are...

Leica film Ms, Rollei 35, Rich GR1s: all are discrete, fast to shoot, great for zone focussing and sport excellent optics.
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 07-27-2016
Replies: 434
Views: 119,634
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M6, Canon LTM 50 f/1.4 @f/2.8 or f/4, Trix @1600...

M6, Canon LTM 50 f/1.4 @f/2.8 or f/4, Trix @1600 in HC-110
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7411/27301044024_20e46632c5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HAuZeA)Hassun restaurant: customers (Kyoto, Japan)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-23-2016
Replies: 826
Views: 140,358
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Ricoh GR1s - Ilford Delta 3200 in...

Ricoh GR1s - Ilford Delta 3200 in HC-110

https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7510/27371317740_8e62897741_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HGHaao)I'd better go on foot (Shinjuku, Tokyo)...
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-20-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,092
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The 18 f/2 barrel is about double depth compared...

The 18 f/2 barrel is about double depth compared to the 27...
And you can't also compare it with a RF lens where they don't need to house an autofocus system...
Forum: Fuji X Series 07-18-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 2,092
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It's a wonderful lens. I've run a direct...

It's a wonderful lens.
I've run a direct comparison with the untouchable 23mm that I also own and found out that the IQ difference in terms of sharpness is not that impressive, especially f/4 and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-16-2016
Replies: 155
Views: 9,325
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Kyoto, Japan M6, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax...

Kyoto, Japan

M6, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in HC-110
https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7647/28034176002_04d1cf0d5d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JHhtQ7)Kiss in the dark (https://flic.kr/p/JHhtQ7) by...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-14-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 10,219
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Thank you! I was rather impresed as well, as I...

Thank you!
I was rather impresed as well, as I expected very grainy and contrasty negatives.
I must say that I'm very glad about the overall rendering.



Thank you too!
Sorry, f/1.4 is the lenses...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-12-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 10,219
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Trix @ EI 1600 HC 110, dil. B, 15'15'', 30''...

Trix @ EI 1600
HC 110, dil. B, 15'15'', 30'' gentle agitation at the start, then 10'' every minute.

M6, Canon LTM 50 f/1.4
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7411/27301044024_20e46632c5_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-03-2016
Replies: 815
Views: 91,539
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Leica M6, Summicron 35 Asph, Tmax 400 in...

Leica M6, Summicron 35 Asph, Tmax 400 in HC-110
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7486/27956729712_9aedff45ac_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JArxKf)Alone (Ueno Park, Tokyo) (https://flic.kr/p/JArxKf) by...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-28-2016
Replies: 122
Views: 42,364
Posted By 13Promet
A couple of shots from...

A couple of shots from Rome

https://c7.staticflickr.com/8/7617/17178355902_f7b6eeeaa1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/saZyJ3)DSCF2816-Modifica-Modifica_PC (https://flic.kr/p/saZyJ3) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-26-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By 13Promet
Great job, Cole, thanks for sharing!

Great job, Cole, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,953
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If UK was exporting any goods, that would be...

If UK was exporting any goods, that would be relevant.
Unfortunately, it's not.



That's quite far away from my words, and I'm sorry that you like to misread me: I'm really sorry for you guys.
I'm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-20-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,953
Posted By 13Promet
In order to keep exporting goods to UK. As I...

In order to keep exporting goods to UK.
As I wrote, custom free borders would not be one way only and they are obviously an advantage for the most exporting party (EU to UK rather than the opposite,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-19-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,953
Posted By 13Promet
I'm not sure about this. A tax-free border would...

I'm not sure about this.
A tax-free border would be mutual, and AFAIK UK is importing from Germany, France and Italy much more than it is exporting to them.
Therefore, it would be in main EU...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-14-2016
Replies: 309
Views: 101,020
Posted By 13Promet
From Shinjuku, Tokyo GR1s, Delta 3200 ...

From Shinjuku, Tokyo
GR1s, Delta 3200

https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7510/27371317740_8e62897741_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HGHaao)Scan-160613-0016 (https://flic.kr/p/HGHaao) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 2,850
Posted By 13Promet
In order to see the whole 35mm frame lines in the...

In order to see the whole 35mm frame lines in the .85, you need to roll you eye around the VF, which is pretty unconvenient and slows you down.
Go for the .72
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-13-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,270
Posted By 13Promet
I came back from Tokyo yesterday night and can...

I came back from Tokyo yesterday night and can confirm that this is 100% true today.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-13-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,270
Posted By 13Promet
Since you don't need a meter, it boils down to...

Since you don't need a meter, it boils down to frame lines and build quality.

If you predict that you might want to use lenses wider than 50mm, go for the M6.

If you're going to use 50mm or...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-12-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By 13Promet
As Shinjuku was on my schedule next day after...

As Shinjuku was on my schedule next day after your kind reply, I could visit Camera Box and Used Camera Market.
Altogether they had several Ps available, only one of which sporting a clear viewfinder...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-09-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you guys , I'll try both ways today!

Thank you guys , I'll try both ways today!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 06-09-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By 13Promet
Where to buy a Canon P in Tokyo?

Hi all, i'm currently in Tokyo on a trip.
Since I'm looking forward to getting a P, I thought this to be the ideal location to buy a mint one.
Today I've tried in Ginza at Sankyo Camera, Katsumido...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-29-2016
Replies: 227
Views: 14,339
Posted By 13Promet
Fuji X-E2,...

Fuji X-E2, 18-55

https://c7.staticflickr.com/2/1694/24479929806_69bb2ae5ba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Did3gh)Brolly Alley (Ipoh - Malaysia) (https://flic.kr/p/Did3gh) by Alessandro Saponaro...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-22-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
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Nikon FE2, Nikkor Ai-S 50 f/1.8, Tmax 100 in...

Nikon FE2, Nikkor Ai-S 50 f/1.8, Tmax 100 in HC-110

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7373/27011312416_33f18a4508_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/H9U383)Poppies and rust (https://flic.kr/p/H9U383) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2016
Replies: 407
Views: 71,979
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Electric Lizard

Nikon FE2, Nikkor Ai-S 50 f/1.8, Tmax 100 in HC-110

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7338/26804980490_cd9054df79_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GQEwQ3)Electric Lizard (https://flic.kr/p/GQEwQ3) by...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-16-2016
Replies: 591
Views: 87,099
Posted By 13Promet
Nikon FE2, Nikkor Ai-S 50 f/1.8, Tmax100 in...

Nikon FE2, Nikkor Ai-S 50 f/1.8, Tmax100 in HC-110
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7513/27037623965_7d895506aa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HcdTCr)On track? (https://flic.kr/p/HcdTCr) by Alessandro...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
Posted By 13Promet
Model "stolen" from someone else's shooting...

Model "stolen" from someone else's shooting :)

M2, Canon LTM 50 f/1.4, Tmax 400 in HC-110
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1691/26670595011_63ee7cf88d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GCMLH2)Sexy Bride 1...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-02-2016
Replies: 652
Views: 84,657
Posted By 13Promet
Liberty style "Camparino" bar in the very center...

Liberty style "Camparino" bar in the very center of Milan

M2 - Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC - Rollei RPX 400- llford ID-11
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5758/22905281364_4305740798_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2016
Replies: 479
Views: 36,874
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M2, Summicron 50 V.4, Tmax 100 in...

M2, Summicron 50 V.4, Tmax 100 in HC-110

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1641/26619515295_a2700734d9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GygYug)
Scan-160424-0002 (https://flic.kr/p/GygYug) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-24-2016
Replies: 815
Views: 91,539
Posted By 13Promet
M2, Summicron 50 V.4, Tmax 100 in...

M2, Summicron 50 V.4, Tmax 100 in HC-110

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1499/26526847002_c39e296a0e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Gq62r5)Scan-160424-0036 (https://flic.kr/p/Gq62r5) by S A...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 6,719
Posted By 13Promet
Amen! tendigits

Amen!

tendigits
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-20-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
Posted By 13Promet
M2, Voigtlander Color Skopar 21mm, Tmax 400 in...

M2, Voigtlander Color Skopar 21mm, Tmax 400 in HC-110

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1621/25861785044_c7ee1f27ca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FpjpFA)Scan-160416-0026 (https://flic.kr/p/FpjpFA) by S A...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-15-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,286
Posted By 13Promet
According to my real life experience, those...

According to my real life experience, those figures don't tell the whole truth.

I own and use an LS4000 for scanning, i.e. same resolution of your CS9000.
If I compare such scans with the 35mm film...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-14-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 33,001
Posted By 13Promet
HEAVY rain in Manila Nikon D7100, 12-24...

HEAVY rain in Manila

Nikon D7100, 12-24 DX
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5738/22717224629_2a8691e2a7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ABrHqH)Stormy Manila (https://flic.kr/p/ABrHqH) by S A...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-30-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 5,570
Posted By 13Promet
I have both the M2 and the RF. In my case,...

I have both the M2 and the RF.
In my case, in-body metering is not a huge advantage because I mostly shoot in daytime, make an initial incident light exposure assessment, overexpose by 1/2 stop, then...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-29-2016
Replies: 962
Views: 188,902
Posted By 13Promet
Lodi TBB Railway station in Milan Rolleiflex...

Lodi TBB Railway station in Milan

Rolleiflex 2.8F, Tmax 100 in HC-110
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1712/26035073061_4f08b8f092_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FECyb2)DSCF8309 (https://flic.kr/p/FECyb2)...
Forum: Lomography 03-25-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,701
Posted By 13Promet
Shell out 50€ for an original soviet LC-A and...

Shell out 50€ for an original soviet LC-A and you'll know ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
Posted By 13Promet
M2, Summicron 35 Asph, Tmax 100 in...

M2, Summicron 35 Asph, Tmax 100 in HC-110

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1541/25739561600_d29439f015_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FdvYUQ)Scan-160320-0021 (https://flic.kr/p/FdvYUQ) by S A...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-17-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,995
Posted By 13Promet
In this case you might consider the 70s Leica or...

In this case you might consider the 70s Leica or Minolta 90 f/4 with adapter.
Very sharp, small, light and cheap.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-16-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 21,495
Posted By 13Promet
I forgot to mention the 27: it's a wonderful...

I forgot to mention the 27: it's a wonderful combination of size, weight, price and amazing performance.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-14-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 21,495
Posted By 13Promet
The optical performance.

The optical performance.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-14-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
Posted By 13Promet
Another one from last Saturday... M6, Summicron...

Another one from last Saturday...

M6, Summicron 35 Asph., Tmax 400 in HC-110
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1467/25104211854_edf1977b44_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EfnDyS)Former mattress...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-13-2016
Replies: 407
Views: 71,979
Posted By 13Promet
M6, Summicron 35 Asph., Tmax 400 in...

M6, Summicron 35 Asph., Tmax 400 in HC-110

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1482/25120846893_a50fc29417_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EgQUzT)Scan-160312-0045 (https://flic.kr/p/EgQUzT) by S A...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-13-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 21,495
Posted By 13Promet
I have: 18, 23, 35 (1.4), 56 and 18-55. Between...

I have: 18, 23, 35 (1.4), 56 and 18-55.
Between them, my favourite are by far the 23 and the 56.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
Posted By 13Promet
It looks like we've shot our last roll a few...

It looks like we've shot our last roll a few hundreds meters from each other :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-12-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
Posted By 13Promet
"Stolen" someone else's model on the fly :D M6,...

"Stolen" someone else's model on the fly :D

M6, Summicron 35 Asph., Tmax 400 in HC-110
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1492/25446732540_9f628c199a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ELDa2W)Scan-160312-0005...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-07-2016
Replies: 183
Views: 22,533
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, TriX 400 @800 in...

Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, TriX 400 @800 in ID-11
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5682/23359579423_43887cdeed_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BAcX8n)Asian girl (https://flic.kr/p/BAcX8n) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-06-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,062
Posted By 13Promet
Large ones... M6, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, Ilford...

Large ones...

M6, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, Ilford XP2
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1472/24013454400_bba56a6991_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CzZenS)Chadors (Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-06-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 3,398
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, Tmax400 @800 in...

Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, Tmax400 @800 in ID-11

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1599/23690705460_2c5b9654c2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/C6t4mY)Old lady in via della Spiga (Milan fashion disctrict)...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-03-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
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M2, Hexanon 50 f/1.2, Tmax 400 in Ilfosol...

M2, Hexanon 50 f/1.2, Tmax 400 in Ilfosol 3

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1602/25360462276_430cde86a0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ED1ZTA)91 Circolare Sinistra (https://flic.kr/p/ED1ZTA) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-02-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,062
Posted By 13Promet
Definitely the most unsetting W/NW thread ever :D

Definitely the most unsetting W/NW thread ever :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 6,728
Posted By 13Promet
I ended up getting the XP2 at an anonimous shop...

I ended up getting the XP2 at an anonimous shop in an anonimous street of Edimburgh for... 9 Pounds :D
Unfortunaltely, I was not in RFF at that time, otherwise I could for sure ask for some useful...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-25-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,254
Posted By 13Promet
A couple of abused example, I know, but here they...

A couple of abused example, I know, but here they go: Vivian Maier and Dan Mc Cullin
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 02-24-2016
Replies: 253
Views: 30,623
Posted By 13Promet
Very nice shots! Polarized lenses are nicer, of...

Very nice shots!

Polarized lenses are nicer, of course.
But can't you just buy not polarized prescriptional sunglasses for shooting? ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 6,728
Posted By 13Promet
I noticed the same on my last vacation in...

I noticed the same on my last vacation in Scotland, last summer: Ilford film cost in shops was about double in UK, where it's made, than over here in Italy.
XP2 at Jessops in Inverness was priced a...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 02-23-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,700
Posted By 13Promet
EVF and elecronic shutter performace are getting...

EVF and elecronic shutter performace are getting better and better at a very fast pace.

Also, for RF lovers, a secondary digital window and coupled sensor will be feasible with the same or better IQ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2016
Replies: 262
Views: 39,929
Posted By 13Promet
M6 - M-Hexanon 50 f/1.2 - Tmax400 in...

M6 - M-Hexanon 50 f/1.2 - Tmax400 in Ilfosol3

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1473/24822281329_e47afeed78_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DPsFrK)Scan-160221-0007_PP (Large) (https://flic.kr/p/DPsFrK) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2016
Replies: 1,504
Views: 194,736
Posted By 13Promet
M6 - M-Hexanon 50 f/1.2 - Tmax400 in...

M6 - M-Hexanon 50 f/1.2 - Tmax400 in Ilfosol3

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1481/24894353900_ecbf3dcec6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DVQ57h)Scan-160221-0035_PP (Large) (https://flic.kr/p/DVQ57h) by S A...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-22-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 6,343
Posted By 13Promet
I own and use an X-E2, same sensor as the 100x:...

I own and use an X-E2, same sensor as the 100x: what I really miss for low light is more capable AF and/or EVF rather than better high ISO. But YMMV, of course.
Anyway, I agree that - at this exact...
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-22-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 6,343
Posted By 13Promet
Of course, but a B/W camera for shooting action...

Of course, but a B/W camera for shooting action in the dark with large DoF is even a much smaller niche of an already tiny niche.
Moreover, isn't 3+ MLN ISO already enough for that?
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 02-22-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 6,343
Posted By 13Promet
Besides the small niche market, high ISO and...

Besides the small niche market, high ISO and resolution performance of the latest FF sensors are already so high that the benefit of a monochrom version would be negligible in ordinary use.
Moreover,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-22-2016
Replies: 826
Views: 140,358
Posted By 13Promet
Fuji X-E1 +...

Fuji X-E1 + XF56

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7612/16362387823_962d7744e6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qVTvQT)ImpattoZero_02_PC (Large) (https://flic.kr/p/qVTvQT) by S A...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-22-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By 13Promet
f/11 https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1506/25071714...

f/11

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1506/25071714412_e27d12861f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Ecv6d9)Scan-160221-0036_PP (Large) (https://flic.kr/p/Ecv6d9) by S A...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-22-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By 13Promet
f/2.4...

f/2.4 here

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1473/24822281329_e47afeed78_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DPsFrK)Scan-160221-0007_PP (Large) (https://flic.kr/p/DPsFrK) by S A...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-22-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By 13Promet
Admittedly not a good choice to shoot this...

Admittedly not a good choice to shoot this picture @f/1.2 but - forgive me - it was my first day with such a fast lens... the temptation was too much to resist :D
Kidding apart, it gives an idea of...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-21-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you, Johan. I'm pretty glad of this...

Thank you, Johan.
I'm pretty glad of this purchase, indeed.
Also, the body is not bad at all: AP exposure will be fine for when I'm in lazy mode :)

Checked the focussing: about 1,5cm back focus wide...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-19-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By 13Promet
That's what all of us do when taking pictures. I...

That's what all of us do when taking pictures.
I would not call it "misrepresentation", though: it's just your own representation or - I'd rather say - expression.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-18-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By 13Promet
It took some time, but in the end I could have it...

It took some time, but in the end I could have it together with the camera, box, strap and UV filter for 900€.
Everything is in mear-mint condition.
Unfortunately, camera case, lens pouch and hood...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 02-17-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 6,087
Posted By 13Promet
... or wait for the used Qs to to be sold at...

... or wait for the used Qs to to be sold at 1.000 USD to buy one ;)
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-16-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,882
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you, Nick :) I agree with you that the...

Thank you, Nick :)

I agree with you that the LC-A doesn't sport the sharper lens on Earth, but at least in the center I don't find it that soft either.
And it seems to me that the frames I shot are...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-15-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,882
Posted By 13Promet
It's not about sharpness only, rather the overall...

It's not about sharpness only, rather the overall rendition.
It could also depend on sample variation, but different films don't help in finding out.
A couple of examples here: one in direct light,...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-15-2016
Replies: 141
Views: 50,654
Posted By 13Promet
In this scenario the OOC file didn't need any...

In this scenario the OOC file didn't need any tweaking to my eye, but I usually get better results by postproducting the image in SilverEfex, which is very powerful and useful to me.
It depends on...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-15-2016
Replies: 141
Views: 50,654
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you, Jamie! :) It's just an OOC JPG from...

Thank you, Jamie! :)
It's just an OOC JPG from the X-A1
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-15-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,955
Posted By 13Promet
Given that 35 and 50mm FLs are almost all I need,...

Given that 35 and 50mm FLs are almost all I need, and that for about 10-20% of my photography I need speed, I adopted the following policy.

Standard lenses: late Summicrons in both focal lenghts (35...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-15-2016
Replies: 141
Views: 50,654
Posted By 13Promet
Already posted in another thread, but this cute...

Already posted in another thread, but this cute little lens deserves the double :)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7706/17089378892_0cbc69febe_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/s38wXE)Lodi TBB Railway Station...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-15-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2,882
Posted By 13Promet
The different film used in every camera makes it...

The different film used in every camera makes it very hard to compare the results from the different lenses.
For instance, I use Fuji C200 or Superia 200 on my LC-A, and this combo produces...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-08-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,188
Posted By 13Promet
For what it's worth, I do. In particular, I like...

For what it's worth, I do.
In particular, I like its ergonomics, colour rendering and very good auto exposure metering.

I'm admittedly not so good at colour photography, but I have a lot of fun with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-08-2016
Replies: 3,021
Views: 480,376
Posted By 13Promet
Fuji X-E2 and...

Fuji X-E2 and 18-55

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1655/24397842522_c9586e1a04_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DaXjzh)DSCF7334_PC (Large) (https://flic.kr/p/DaXjzh) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2016
Replies: 262
Views: 39,929
Posted By 13Promet
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/766/23443346790_a17...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/766/23443346790_a175a9d3df_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BHBhfj)Selfie (https://flic.kr/p/BHBhfj) by S A (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), su Flickr
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-06-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 4,610
Posted By 13Promet
Very nice writing, thank you!

Very nice writing, thank you!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-02-2016
Replies: 213
Views: 23,980
Posted By 13Promet
Nikon D7100,...

Nikon D7100, 12-24DX

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5716/20870429164_76a2cf32e4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xNfptA)DSC_1845 (Custom) (https://flic.kr/p/xNfptA) by S A...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-31-2016
Replies: 395
Views: 74,192
Posted By 13Promet
M2 and M6. Perhaps a 246 in the future, when used...

M2 and M6.
Perhaps a 246 in the future, when used prices will be lower.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-30-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 20,873
Posted By 13Promet
Highlights are severely blown out in this...

Highlights are severely blown out in this shot.
Depending on film, development or scan?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-30-2016
Replies: 1,646
Views: 280,481
Posted By 13Promet
Audi Museum (Ingolstadt, Germany) Pre-war...

Audi Museum (Ingolstadt, Germany)
Pre-war F1

Fuji X-E2, XF56 @f/1.2
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3953/19445298786_a4e35bcf66_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vCjeSb)DSCF5122_PC (Large)...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-20-2016
Replies: 3,021
Views: 480,376
Posted By 13Promet
Fuji X-E2 and...

Fuji X-E2 and 18-55

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1694/24479929806_69bb2ae5ba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Did3gh)Brolly Alley (Ipoh - Malaysia) (https://flic.kr/p/Did3gh) by S A...
Forum: Travel 01-18-2016
Replies: 55
Views: 5,076
Posted By 13Promet
+1 Especially if I'm going to have several...

+1

Especially if I'm going to have several security steps during my trip, I also request the manual inspection in order to avoid even the minimal damage to the film.
I know that it should not be a...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 01-17-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 5,945
Posted By 13Promet
It's just a commercial...

It's just a commercial...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-15-2016
Replies: 591
Views: 87,099
Posted By 13Promet
M6, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, Tmax 400 @1600 in...

M6, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, Tmax 400 @1600 in ID-11

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1502/23772403964_c21e43e9dc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CdFMtS)
Drunk (https://flic.kr/p/CdFMtS) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-13-2016
Replies: 68
Views: 5,876
Posted By 13Promet
M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Ilford XP-2 ...

M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Ilford XP-2

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1472/24013454400_bba56a6991_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CzZenS)Chadors (Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia) (https://flic.kr/p/CzZenS) by S...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-12-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By 13Promet
I've just brought the last three rolls to develop...

I've just brought the last three rolls to develop at a lab, just to be completely sure that it's not an issue depending on my processing.
If it's confirmed to be a faulty film batch, of course I will...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By 13Promet
I've developed another roll by using fresh...

I've developed another roll by using fresh chemicals from newly opened bottles and got the same problem again.

I've checked the last time that I've shot a different film from the batch of Tmax 400...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-10-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
Posted By 13Promet
M6, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in Ilfosol...

M6, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in Ilfosol 3

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1512/23680537394_857c93eaf7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/C5yWKu)One boy crying, one girl playing (Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia)...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-10-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 17,435
Posted By 13Promet
M6, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in Ilfosol...

M6, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in Ilfosol 3

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1587/24226258011_bb2dd0b2b6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CUMUtD)Selling bananas (Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By 13Promet
You're right about the PET bottle as last time no...

You're right about the PET bottle as last time no chemical went trough it and I got the same issue.

The water over here is quite hard, indeed, but I use the same osmosis water that goes into the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By 13Promet
Can't be the developer as I get this problem both...

Can't be the developer as I get this problem both with ID-11 (which is indeed stored in a bottle that I refill rather than cleaning) and with Ilfosol 3, which I mix before usage and was coming from a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By 13Promet
Winter temperature in my bathroom is about 18°,...

Winter temperature in my bathroom is about 18°, so it takes much longer that that to dry.
Moreover, it can't be completely sealed when closed, so I'm getting air currents in it.
As a result, i get...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By 13Promet
Thank you, very useful! I will be employing a...

Thank you, very useful!
I will be employing a closed pipe with a filtered intake on one end and exhausts on the other one in order to avoid dusting.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By 13Promet
Ideal and max temperature for dryng film

I'm planning to build a DYI film dryer by using a PVC pipe to insert the reels in, and a hair dryer as a source of air/heat.
Of course I will be filtering the intake to prevent the dust from entering...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By 13Promet
I've tried with a fresh solution of Rapid Fixer,...

I've tried with a fresh solution of Rapid Fixer, and getting the same issue again.
This thing is driving me crazy!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 5,784
Posted By 13Promet
Sri Lanka is quite rich about shooting...

Sri Lanka is quite rich about shooting opportunities, and quite hard to find film in case you run out of it.
I'd bring 30-35 rolls if i were going analogue only, 10 less if digital too.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-10-2016
Replies: 591
Views: 87,099
Posted By 13Promet
Admittedly unsharp by mistake :) M6, Voigtlander...

Admittedly unsharp by mistake :)
M6, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, Ilford XP2

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1658/24264673746_5f1321808e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CYbN8U)Lady in an alley (Kuala Lumpur -...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By 13Promet
Maier-style selfie

Maier-style selfie
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-09-2016
Replies: 46
Views: 25,050
Posted By 13Promet
70+ years later it's history, no moral element...

70+ years later it's history, no moral element involved: post it!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2016
Replies: 155
Views: 9,325
Posted By 13Promet
Fuji X-E1, XF 56...

Fuji X-E1, XF 56 f/1.2

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7629/16360109854_23956b21be_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qVFQFy)Love at the end of the tunnel (https://flic.kr/p/qVFQFy) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-09-2016
Replies: 1,927
Views: 256,713
Posted By 13Promet
Island of Skye (Scotland) M6, M-Rokkor 90, Tmax...

Island of Skye (Scotland)

M6, M-Rokkor 90, Tmax 100

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/605/20793186724_222d2520a0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xFqvZo)Watch that lamb! (https://flic.kr/p/xFqvZo) by S A...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,063
Posted By 13Promet
They look pretty good, indeed: as far as I can...

They look pretty good, indeed: as far as I can tell looking at them on my smartphone screen, it seems that enough shadow detail is retained.
I will definitely go for it in ID-11, which should be no...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,063
Posted By 13Promet
I've also shot it at EI 800 several times and...

I've also shot it at EI 800 several times and developed it in ID-11 with very good results.
Now i'm on holidays in Malaysia and I've shot a copule of rolls rated at 800 at night, but unfortunately...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 01-05-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,303
Posted By 13Promet
My silver S and my silver 35 "plain", both of...

My silver S and my silver 35 "plain", both of which are earlier than the SE, have the aperture locking tab.


Inviato dal mio iPhone utilizzando Tapatalk
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,063
Posted By 13Promet
Anybody tried pushing Tmax400 @1600? Any sample...

Anybody tried pushing Tmax400 @1600?
Any sample of the results?


Inviato dal mio iPhone utilizzando Tapatalk
Forum: Optics Theory - 01-04-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 7,181
Posted By 13Promet
Not between my best street shots, but sometimes...

Not between my best street shots, but sometimes the scene calls for a composition with the subject in the corner.

Not a 3.000$ lens btw...

https://flic.kr/p/BvmQ2v


Inviato dal mio iPhone...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2015
Replies: 3,587
Views: 908,743
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, TriX 400 @800 in...

Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, TriX 400 @800 in ID-11

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1454/23359578463_4aa6dda2df_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BAcWQP)Don't do it!!! (https://flic.kr/p/BAcWQP) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2015
Replies: 1,504
Views: 194,736
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, TriX 400 @800 in...

Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, TriX 400 @800 in ID-11

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1697/23618545039_921ecbe086_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BZ6dzM)Jumping dog (https://flic.kr/p/BZ6dzM) by S A...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-26-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 17,435
Posted By 13Promet
M6, Summicron 50 IV, Tmax400 @800 in Ilfosol...

M6, Summicron 50 IV, Tmax400 @800 in Ilfosol 3

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5673/23878150522_3b40f33166_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Co2Lfo)Confident security (https://flic.kr/p/Co2Lfo) by S A...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, Tmax400 @ 800 in...

Leica M6, Summicron 50 IV, Tmax400 @ 800 in Ilfosol 3

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1528/23903844481_df83a41274_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CqisaF)Valentino shop entrance (Milan fashion district)...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-23-2015
Replies: 157
Views: 17,435
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, TMax400 @800 in...

Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 1.4 MC, TMax400 @800 in Ilfosol 3

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1693/23304729063_623732b193_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BvmQ2v)Outdoor market fruit seller...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By 13Promet
The light grey spots are on the (inverted)...

The light grey spots are on the (inverted) scanned image, so on the positive.



If I get it right, you're roughly halving the solution concentration while doubling the bath time.
Won't this much...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By 13Promet
One more example where the appearance of the...

One more example where the appearance of the marks is more evident
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By 13Promet
Grey spots plaguing my Negatives

I'm recently experiencing a new trouble which I've never gone through before.
In my last 3-4 rolls, I'm randomly getting concentrated grey spots in most of the frames.
In some frames it's severe, in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2015
Replies: 287
Views: 28,512
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in...

Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in ID-11

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5700/23806691552_1f7717201a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CgHvZb)Legs (https://flic.kr/p/CgHvZb) by S A...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-22-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 14,616
Posted By 13Promet
I mostly do film street photography and zone...

I mostly do film street photography and zone focus for quick shooting action.
My favourite FL for it is 50mm (Summicron IV) because I feel it as the best compromise between field of view, perspective...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2015
Replies: 962
Views: 188,902
Posted By 13Promet
M6, Summicron-C 40, Delta...

M6, Summicron-C 40, Delta 100

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5637/23794121892_d914b17c0a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CfB6sU)Level Crossing (https://flic.kr/p/CfB6sU) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2015
Replies: 815
Views: 91,539
Posted By 13Promet
Lomo LC-A, Fuji C200 converted...

Lomo LC-A, Fuji C200 converted B/W

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/654/23087966994_af4c94a8a6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BbcSds)Water and stone (https://flic.kr/p/BbcSds) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,576
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in...

Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in ID-11
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/704/23793654932_1f4975a3c8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CfyGDS)Four couples (https://flic.kr/p/CfyGDS) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2015
Replies: 815
Views: 91,539
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M6, Summicron-C 40, Delta...

Leica M6, Summicron-C 40, Delta 100

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/726/23255241004_dabed719e5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/BqZbX7)Lady buying books (https://flic.kr/p/BqZbX7) by S A...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-21-2015
Replies: 815
Views: 91,539
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in...

Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Tmax 400 in ID-11

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5653/23800912611_285906bc36_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CgcU7g)Uncomfortable reading (https://flic.kr/p/CgcU7g) by S...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-16-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 494,147
Posted By 13Promet
Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Rollei RPX400...

Leica M2, Voigtlander 35 f/1.4 MC, Rollei RPX400 in ID-11

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5673/23656712491_2d87f954e9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/C3sQri)Back to back (https://flic.kr/p/C3sQri) by S A...
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