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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-08-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 1,584
Posted By iamzip
A couple of things worth noting: The Canon EF-M...

A couple of things worth noting:
The Canon EF-M shares its name with the lens mount for the newer canon digital cameras, so that can be a bit confusing / frustrating. It was also technically never...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 03-08-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
Posted By iamzip
Yes, now that I'm getting older, I can't remember...

Yes, now that I'm getting older, I can't remember where I put them!

Oh, you meant the SD cards are getting older;)
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-04-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By iamzip
Thanks, now I want one.

Thanks, now I want one.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-02-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By iamzip
I second the Canon WP-1. I used to buy disposable...

I second the Canon WP-1. I used to buy disposable waterproof cameras until I realized I could get a used waterproof point and shoot for about the same price from eBay.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-28-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By iamzip
I believe it is intended for people visiting the...

I believe it is intended for people visiting the site. It's not uncommon to see signs like this when visiting manufacturing sites, or government sites, etc. Another intention may perhaps be to keep...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-28-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By iamzip
NY Times, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Take a Photo Here

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/27/magazine/take-a-photo-here.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-14-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By iamzip
The toy camera that inspired instagram (BBC article)

Nice little article on BBC news website:

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20171113-the-toy-camera-that-inspired-instagram

Even though it focuses on the Holga I posted in general interest because it...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-08-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 5,181
Posted By iamzip
Surprised no one has mentioned the Fuji Klasse /...

Surprised no one has mentioned the Fuji Klasse / Rollei AFM 35 twins, so I'll do it! Very high quality, very sharp lens, full auto P&S with some manual overrides. f/2.6 38mm lens. I haven't looked at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 62
Views: 3,357
Posted By iamzip
I foolishly bought the Voigtlander Ultron 40mm...

I foolishly bought the Voigtlander Ultron 40mm f/2 in Canon EOS mount, even though I really couldn't justify it. I had a digital rebel XT and a 35mm rebel K2 at the time, but neither of those is...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-07-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 101,091
Posted By iamzip
God bless, Pitxu...

God bless, Pitxu...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-21-2016
Replies: 163
Views: 94,668
Posted By iamzip
The Chestnut Hill Camera Shop (in Philadelphia)...

The Chestnut Hill Camera Shop (in Philadelphia) closed August 15th, after being in business since 1963....
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-14-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By iamzip
D'oh! fixed.

D'oh! fixed.
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-09-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By iamzip
Lightbulb Neat, short video: How Lenses Function

Very cool, short, easy to understand video on how camera lenses function, including descriptions of spherical and chromatic aberration. Now I get it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg3kIKphB5E
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 10,042
Posted By iamzip
New Yorker: "With the iPhone 7, apple changed the camera industry forever"

Presented without comment

http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/with-the-iphone-7-apple-changed-the-camera-industry-forever?intcid=mod-most-popular
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 605
Posted By iamzip
The Race to Save the Films (movies) We Love

Not sure where to put this, as it isn't really about photography, but about old film movies. Still, I thought there might be someone here besides me who finds this...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-23-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 8,195
Posted By iamzip
I've never understood the people who say 645...

I've never understood the people who say 645 isn't big enough of a difference. If the equipment is good you can definitely tell the difference. That being said, I do find a 645 SLR (such as the...
Forum: Digital: Medium & Larger Format 07-08-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,618
Posted By iamzip
Exclamation First full size samples from Hasselblad X1D

https://blog.mingthein.com/2016/07/06/hasselblad-x1d-early-impressions-with-samples/
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-07-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By iamzip
How the world’s most legendary photo agency is celebrating its 70th year

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/wp/2016/06/06/how-the-worlds-most-legendary-photo-agency-is-celebrating-its-70th-birthday/?hpid=hp_no-name_photo-story-d%3Ahomepage%2Fstory
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-26-2016
Replies: 107
Views: 8,621
Posted By iamzip
I'm fairly happy with my Rebel XT (350D outside...

I'm fairly happy with my Rebel XT (350D outside the US). Image quality is still excellent, and the 8 megapixels is enough for my needs. The only things I'm really craving are an ISO above 1600, and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-19-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By iamzip
Leica-Branded Dual-Cam in Huawei’s P9 Made by a Chinese Company

And absolutely no one is surprised...

http://petapixel.com/2016/04/19/leica-branded-dual-cam-huaweis-p9-made-chinese-company/
Forum: RFF News 04-13-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,903
Posted By iamzip
Yes, but the statement from 2013 said that that...

Yes, but the statement from 2013 said that that particular plant was "vital to the future of the company." Even if no film is produced there, I can't believe that it would have no effect on the...
Forum: RFF News 04-13-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,903
Posted By iamzip
Kodak Alaris in Trouble? Shuts Down Major Manufacturing Plant in UK

This does not sound good...

http://petapixel.com/2016/04/13/kodak-alaris-trouble-shuts-manufacturing-plant-uk/
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By iamzip
He's just using them as fancy light stands -...

He's just using them as fancy light stands - which I think is pretty genius. How else would you light formations like these? This is nothing short of groundbreaking - something we've never seen...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-08-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By iamzip
This Photographer Lit Landscapes at Night Using LEDs on Drones

With all the talk about drones and photography, I never once thought of using them as lights. Wish I had.

http://petapixel.com/2016/04/07/photographer-lit-landscapes-night-using-leds-drones/
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-01-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By iamzip
I like the site. I don't read the comments.

I like the site. I don't read the comments.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-31-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,922
Posted By iamzip
According to the description on Freestyle Photo's...

According to the description on Freestyle Photo's website, "The emulsion of Rollei Retro 80S is coated onto a transparent synthetic base which ensures long-term dimensional...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-21-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By iamzip
Your Smartphone Camera Should Suck. Here’s Why It Doesn’t

Thought this was a moderately interesting article.

http://www.wired.com/2015/12/smartphone-camera-sensors/
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-14-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By iamzip
Thanks for the answers. I am trying to figure out...

Thanks for the answers. I am trying to figure out how to reset the camera, but the "reset" function only resets some settings - I am trying to see if there is something more thorough. Next step is to...
Forum: Argus RF 12-14-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 9,664
Posted By iamzip
Tony Vaccaro used a C3.

Tony Vaccaro used a C3.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-24-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By iamzip
Thanks for the replies. I will try to post some...

Thanks for the replies. I will try to post some pics when I get a chance, but it looks like a typical overexposed shot, everything washed out.

I have tried it in several modes, automatic and...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-24-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By iamzip
Question Fujifilm XF1 overxposing outdoor shots?

Not sure if this is the correct forum, apologies if it is not.

I have done a quick online search but not found anything, so I figured I would ask if anyone here knows anything about this. My wife's...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-09-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By iamzip
Photographer Photographs Two Mimes in 1974, Only Realizes 35 Years Later that One Was

http://petapixel.com/2014/08/14/photographer-photographs-two-mimes-1974-realizes-35-years-later-one-robin-williams/
Forum: RFF Polls 06-12-2015
Replies: 395
Views: 74,193
Posted By iamzip
I was about to vote "no," but then I realized...

I was about to vote "no," but then I realized that I have a iiic I bought off the Bay that has never worked. I have always meant to fix it, but money's tight, so it's back up on the Bay currently.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By iamzip
Street fashion: Tokyo Camera Style

Not news to anyone here, I'm sure. But an interesting diversion anyway.

http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-32232291?post_id=585291597_10153112369786598#_=_
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-14-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,984
Posted By iamzip
That's crazy, never even heard of a "sound...

That's crazy, never even heard of a "sound blimp." Makes sense given the setting. But why not buy a quiet camera to begin with, rather than try to quiet a noisy camera?
Forum: Travel 04-14-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,020
Posted By iamzip
Exclamation Don't check your gear when flying!

Keep it in a carry on, unless you have it insured:
http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/13/us/airport-luggage-theft/index.html
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,984
Posted By iamzip
Whatever it is, the person standing next to him...

Whatever it is, the person standing next to him seems quite concerned about it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-25-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By iamzip
Found negatives in Wales

Really interesting found photos at Treorchy library in Wales:

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-31924410
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-23-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By iamzip
Interesting article on Steve McCurry

http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/23/world/steve-mccurry-afghan-girl-photo/index.html
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-26-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,947
Posted By iamzip
Ooo, look at that GS645 though!

Ooo, look at that GS645 though!
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By iamzip
something lighthearted

My last post seems to have caused a bit of a stir... Hopefully this one doesn't. Just a bit of humor, somewhat related to...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-24-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,747
Posted By iamzip
Photographer captures bizarre, intimate scenes of Chinese factory life

Thought some here might find this interesting. The photographer used to work in the factories he is now documenting.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/23/asia/china-migrant-worker-photographer/index.html
Forum: Photo Software 02-10-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,699
Posted By iamzip
For the little that I do, I use GIMP.

For the little that I do, I use GIMP.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By iamzip
See Neil Armstrong's Mementos That Were Supposed to Be Left on the Moon

http://abcnews.go.com/US/neil-armstrongs-mementos-supposed-left-moon/story?id=28831018

What I thought might be of interest to members here was the 16mm movie camera used to capture the first moon...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-09-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 8,656
Posted By iamzip
"You know why I quit playing ballads? 'Cause I...

"You know why I quit playing ballads? 'Cause I love playing ballads."

-Miles Davis
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,882
Posted By iamzip
I have to imagine that, had they ceased movie...

I have to imagine that, had they ceased movie film production, it would have meant the end for photographic film as well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,882
Posted By iamzip
Exclamation Kodak partners with major hollywood studios to continue producing film

http://time.com/3696752/movies-kodak-film-hollywood/
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By iamzip
Spanish Civil War: Rediscovered photos in Navarra museum

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-30992883
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-03-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 3,951
Posted By iamzip
Question WLF or Prism with Medium Format SLR?

Just out of curiosity, What do people here use most with their medium format SLRs (Hassy, Mamiya, et al.)? Waist level finder, prism finder, or both?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-02-2015
Replies: 125
Views: 14,359
Posted By iamzip
Just anecdotal, but I hardly see anyone with...

Just anecdotal, but I hardly see anyone with compact cameras anymore. All the places I go where people are taking pictures of their kids, it's either cell phone or dSLR.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 01-16-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,657
Posted By iamzip
That is the title: Camera Martyrs of Vietnam

That is the title: Camera Martyrs of Vietnam
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 01-16-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,657
Posted By iamzip
Camera martyrs of Vietnam

Interesting documentary right now on military history channel, about the photojournalists who covered the Vietnam conflict. It will be shown a few more times tomorrow.
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-07-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,164
Posted By iamzip
Thanks for the ideas! I had thought about...

Thanks for the ideas! I had thought about printing out a calendar myself, but I know I'll never get around to it :o. I use microsoft outlook and my iphone for scheduling, but I keep a monthly...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 01-05-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,164
Posted By iamzip
Question Recommend me a calendar

With 2014 come and gone, I find myself in need of another calendar to hang on my office wall. My previous calendar was a picture-a-day wristwatch calendar, but for 2015 I am looking for something...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 01-02-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 2,281
Posted By iamzip
Long Way Down (Ewan McGregor)

I was watching Long Way Down, where Ewan McGregor and pal Charlie Boorman ride their motorbikes from John o'Groats, Scotland, to Cape Town, South Africa, and noticed Ewan snapping pictures with a P&S...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,549
Posted By iamzip
That being said I still don't see going for the...

That being said I still don't see going for the MacBook Air over any of the others - it gives up so much in performance just for the sake of being portable. If you lived on the road with your...
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,549
Posted By iamzip
Given that you say you hardly move it, I wouldn't...

Given that you say you hardly move it, I wouldn't consider the MacBook Air. That puts lightness and portability above all else, and since you're not really concerned with that, what's the point?

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By iamzip
Hollywood in Kodachrome

Lovely old kodachrome images from a new book - It still amazes me, to see images over 50 years old in such stunning, vivid...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-16-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,282
Posted By iamzip
That thread is dated 2013, wheras the Rollei...

That thread is dated 2013, wheras the Rollei AFM35 is quite a bit older - so it may not apply.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-10-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,014
Posted By iamzip
Another take on...

Another take on it:
petapixel.com/2014/12/10/expensive-photo-world-best-marketing-stunt/
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-10-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 6,014
Posted By iamzip
New "World's most expensive photo"

http://petapixel.com/2014/12/10/peter-lik-print-sells-6-5-million-shattering-record-expensive-photo/
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-22-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,552
Posted By iamzip
I have significantly curbed my camera habit, but...

I have significantly curbed my camera habit, but when I do look for something, I usually turn to KEH first. Now, wristwatches on the other hand...:o
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-18-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By iamzip
The Fuji Zoom-Date F2.8, or Silvi F2.8 as it is...

The Fuji Zoom-Date F2.8, or Silvi F2.8 as it is also known, is quite a nice little camera with a Super EBC Fujinon 24 to 50mm lens, and of course a reasonably quick F2.8 max aperature. They are not...
Forum: RFF News 07-27-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 24,726
Posted By iamzip
So, has anything come of this? I have to admit...

So, has anything come of this? I have to admit that I have not been on here much recently, although I probably would be on more if Tapatalk were integrated.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 04-24-2014
Replies: 178
Views: 20,183
Posted By iamzip
There are times when I really wish this forum had...

There are times when I really wish this forum had a facebook like "like button." This is one of those times. :D
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 04-03-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,394
Posted By iamzip
I bought the EF mount Voigtlander Ultron 40mm f/2...

I bought the EF mount Voigtlander Ultron 40mm f/2 but only had AF bodies when I bought it. Even with the focus assist, still had a difficult time focusing as the screens just aren't meant for it. So...
Forum: RFF News 03-31-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 24,726
Posted By iamzip
I didn't try tapatalk with RFF last time it was...

I didn't try tapatalk with RFF last time it was implemented, but FWIW, I have no problems with it now, with the forums I use it for.
Forum: RFF News 03-30-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 24,726
Posted By iamzip
For those asking the advantage of using one of...

For those asking the advantage of using one of these apps, the advantage is that it makes the forums easier to read / navigate on a mobile device, particularly smaller ones such as smartphones (as...
Forum: RFF News 03-29-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 24,726
Posted By iamzip
I have never tried Forum Runner because the app...

I have never tried Forum Runner because the app is not free, and I don't view it as being absolutely necessary. I use Tapatalk for other forums.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-13-2014
Replies: 88
Views: 9,308
Posted By iamzip
In Philadelphia there is Chestnut Hill Camera....

In Philadelphia there is Chestnut Hill Camera. Last time I was in there he still had film and a small selection of chemicals etc., but it has been a while. There is also New York Camera and Video in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 7,337
Posted By iamzip
I can't say for sure why, but for some reason the...

I can't say for sure why, but for some reason the Rollei 35 sticks out in my mind.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2014
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,913
Posted By iamzip
Finally got a Fujifilm Silvi f2.8 (zoom-date...

Finally got a Fujifilm Silvi f2.8 (zoom-date f2.8). Waiting for it to arrive from Japan.
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 02-06-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 8,960
Posted By iamzip
No, no, no, no, no, no, no...

No, no, no, no, no, no, no...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-06-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 9,380
Posted By iamzip
So what did you end up getting? I ended up...

So what did you end up getting? I ended up purchasing the Fuji xf1 for my wife and we both are happy with it. The specs are the same as the x100, But without a viewfinder and some of the more...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-31-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,727
Posted By iamzip
The Fujifilm zoom-date 1000 and zoom-date 1300...

The Fujifilm zoom-date 1000 and zoom-date 1300 are the smallest cameras within their respective zoom ranges; 28-100 for the 1000, and 28-130 for the 1300.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By iamzip
Definitely looks like some sort of condensation...

Definitely looks like some sort of condensation to me.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-09-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,086
Posted By iamzip
I bet it will be amazing to see the pictures that...

I bet it will be amazing to see the pictures that come out of that. I bought a Zeiss-Ikon folder off ebay with a roll of film inside and sent it away to be processed - from the look of the pictures...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-23-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,755
Posted By iamzip
I have one with a missing tooth in the sprocket....

I have one with a missing tooth in the sprocket. Yours may be the same.
Forum: Off Topic 12-21-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,232
Posted By iamzip
How is everything going?

How is everything going?
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-20-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 10,069
Posted By iamzip
I think the important thing is that you are aware...

I think the important thing is that you are aware of a desire to branch out and are willing to do so. Just trying different things, making a conscious effort to do it differently from how you have...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-20-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,111
Posted By iamzip
:eek: "Like many Indian royals he loved cars...

:eek:

"Like many Indian royals he loved cars and, as a result of driving more than 4,000,000 miles in his Mercedes Benz 180 D through the crowded roads of India, won several medals from the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-15-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,996
Posted By iamzip
Ohhh, I know that feeling. The same feeling I get...

Ohhh, I know that feeling. The same feeling I get when I lose traction on my motorcycle and it starts a wobble that grows and grows until...:(
Forum: RFF Polls 12-15-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 3,567
Posted By iamzip
I don't keep records, but I have a pretty good...

I don't keep records, but I have a pretty good idea what camera was used most. I use digital much more than film, and usually my dslr, although this past June I got a pentax Q that I have been using...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-13-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By iamzip
HU: Tenba Vector 1 Shoulder bag for $18 @ KEH

Not sure if this is the proper forum, apologies if it isn't...

Got an email from KEH stating that they have the Tenba Vector 1 shoulder bag on sale until midnight today, for only...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,923
Posted By iamzip
Really it's both. Granted I don't have high end...

Really it's both. Granted I don't have high end dSLR gear, but neither my bodies nor my lenses are geared towards manual focus. I do have the Voightlander 40mm Ultron for Canon, which is manual...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,923
Posted By iamzip
But, he makes a point further on, that todays...

But, he makes a point further on, that todays lenses aren't really built with manual focus in mind... So maybe it should read, "Lenses today."
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 4,534
Posted By iamzip
For many years I shot with only a 50mm lens; it...

For many years I shot with only a 50mm lens; it was the only one I had. However, I must confess that when I am out for the day with my family, I often have a superzoom 18-200 on my dSLR:o
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-09-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,568
Posted By iamzip
I don't have any specific gloves to recommend,...

I don't have any specific gloves to recommend, but some tips - first, you can buy very thin glove liners to wear under gloves; these are like thermal underwear for your hands. They are usually made...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 12-01-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,747
Posted By iamzip
It's only processing, no prints.

It's only processing, no prints.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-22-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By iamzip
I don't have any personal experience with it yet;...

I don't have any personal experience with it yet; I bought one for my wife for Christmas so we'll see I'll see how it is in s few months. If you do a search for it here, people seem to like it ok, as...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-21-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By iamzip
There is an XQ1 out now,perhaps that is the...

There is an XQ1 out now,perhaps that is the replacement?

B&H is sold out of red and tan, only black remains. The price at Amazon is now $199:eek:! Perhaps I should have waited a week, and saved...
Forum: Off Topic 11-17-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,232
Posted By iamzip
Fish oil. Make sure you buy high quality stuff;...

Fish oil. Make sure you buy high quality stuff; we buy Nordic Naturals brand here in the states. If you can't find that brand, make sure you read the label to see how much omega 3 each capsule...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-15-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 4,628
Posted By iamzip
Lomo obviously know how to make money, something...

Lomo obviously know how to make money, something that has been sorely missing at Kodak for some time. People are reading too much into this, it's not like Lomo has purchased Alaris - they are...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-15-2013
Replies: 109
Views: 24,172
Posted By iamzip
Too many but not enough at the same time. If I...

Too many but not enough at the same time. If I focused on only 1 or 2 systems at most, I would have a good selection of lenses, rather than having to have duplicates for different systems.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-15-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By iamzip
I first saw this here:...

I first saw this here: http://www.cracked.com/article_18444_17-more-images-you-wont-believe-arent-photoshopped.html
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 11-10-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 3,873
Posted By iamzip
How small is a small purse, and how much other...

How small is a small purse, and how much other stuff needs to be carried in it? The X20 is not exactly huge, but certainly not what I'd call pocketable. I just purchased an XF1 for my wife; she...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-07-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By iamzip
Exclamation HU: Fujifilm XF1 for sale at B&H for $249!

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/search?Ntt=Xf1&N=0&InitialSearch=yes&sts=ma&Top+Nav-Search=

This is less than they are currently selling them for used!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-07-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By iamzip
I tried to get her interested in a compact...

I tried to get her interested in a compact interchangeable lens camera like that, in fact I have a Pentax Q which is just minuscule, but no dice - she doesn't want something hanging around her neck,...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-07-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By iamzip
I would love the X10, and if I were buying for...

I would love the X10, and if I were buying for myself I would get that. However, I know my wife wouldn't use the viewfinder, and I have concerns about pocketability since the lens does not retract as...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-07-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By iamzip
I have looked at the Canon S series, and while I...

I have looked at the Canon S series, and while I am sure they are good cameras (I have several Canons myself), there is nothing that stands out to me about them. I will definitely take another look...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-07-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By iamzip
Question My wife wants a new camera

I know, I know, there are tons of threads like this, help me pick a P&S, etc. I have searched and read, and now I want to solicit opinions.

My wife has asked for a new digital P&S for Christmas. She...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-07-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,651
Posted By iamzip
I have the Rollei version (AFM35) and am quite...

I have the Rollei version (AFM35) and am quite pleased with it. I would say the build quality is quite good, I have never dropped it but I try not to drop my cameras, and as others have said, many...
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-05-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 9,380
Posted By iamzip
I am in a similar situation, looking for a...

I am in a similar situation, looking for a "pocketable" compact camera for my wife. I am heavily favoring the xf1.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-05-2013
Replies: 291
Views: 26,158
Posted By iamzip
It depends upon your reasons for wanting new...

It depends upon your reasons for wanting new things, however it seems that camera makers are only recently starting to manufacture very high quality compact digitals, that are rangefinder-like....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-09-2013
Replies: 138
Views: 11,431
Posted By iamzip
You may know him better as Jonathan Ive - If you...

You may know him better as Jonathan Ive - If you own an Apple product, then you own something designed by him.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-09-2013
Replies: 138
Views: 11,431
Posted By iamzip
There is already a thread about...

There is already a thread about this:
http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=137092
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-06-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 501
Posted By iamzip
Sony's new "lens" cameras for smartphones

http://petapixel.com/2013/09/04/sony-officially-debuts-two-revolutionary-lens-style-cameras-smartphone/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-12-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By iamzip
I don't know anything about sensor heat, or if...

I don't know anything about sensor heat, or if cooling is even required - but I am an engineer, and I can tell you that the most efficient method of heat transfer is convection. In other words, you...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-03-2013
Replies: 261
Views: 31,087
Posted By iamzip
Still using my Canon eos Rebel XT. So old they...

Still using my Canon eos Rebel XT. So old they actually call it the "digital" rebel XT. 8 megapixels is good enough for my needs, and I don't have enough money for another "serious" digital.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-03-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 5,006
Posted By iamzip
I have gone through various phases; I find that...

I have gone through various phases; I find that it cycles. For a while I was only using my iPhone, I had become tired of the sterility of "real" cameras, whether perceived or real. Sometimes you feel...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-26-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,844
Posted By iamzip
Har har. :rolleyes:

Har har. :rolleyes:
Forum: RFF News 07-11-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By iamzip
looks like it.

looks like it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2013
Replies: 8,883
Views: 866,913
Posted By iamzip
Pentax Q in black with the 02 standard zoom. I'm...

Pentax Q in black with the 02 standard zoom. I'm not sure how I feel about it yet.
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 07-07-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 4,949
Posted By iamzip
:bang:SONOFABITCH! I just got my Pentax Q!:bang:

:bang:SONOFABITCH! I just got my Pentax Q!:bang:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 7,796
Posted By iamzip
Bottles for storing the chemicals.

Bottles for storing the chemicals.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-27-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 6,364
Posted By iamzip
Exclamation Philadelphia student arrested for taking pictures of cops

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/20120327_DIDN_T_COPS_GET_THE_PHOTOS-OK_MEMO_.html
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 6,235
Posted By iamzip
Ever done a google maps/ google earth search of...

Ever done a google maps/ google earth search of the boneyard in Arizona? It's pretty mind blowing.
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-27-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4,884
Posted By iamzip
I asked a similar question a few years...

I asked a similar question a few years back:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69580

In my experience with the Canon FD / FL, the f1.2 does not offer any more low light...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 2,865
Posted By iamzip
Unloading a roll of Kodak 220 full of Christmas...

Unloading a roll of Kodak 220 full of Christmas pictures from my GA645, trying to figure out how to seal it ( because I'd only used fuji up to that point), only to wind up with one end in my hand and...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-23-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By iamzip
That is so. Awesome.

That is so. Awesome.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-20-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 5,196
Posted By iamzip
Wow, that Canon sure is pretty. Now you've got me...

Wow, that Canon sure is pretty. Now you've got me thinking about one...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 12-16-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,163
Posted By iamzip
That looks very painful.

That looks very painful.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-16-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 5,196
Posted By iamzip
I have a Fuji Zoom-Date 1300, and two Zoom Date...

I have a Fuji Zoom-Date 1300, and two Zoom Date 1000's. They are compact, have excellent glass, good zoom ranges, and can be found for peanuts on eBay. The 1000 has a range from 28mm-100mm, and the...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-16-2011
Replies: 610
Views: 111,534
Posted By iamzip
My grandmother gave me her Kodak Instamatic...

My grandmother gave me her Kodak Instamatic X-15:

http://camerapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Kodak_Instamatic_X-15

Happy to say I still have it, and the box it came in! I thought it lost for many years,...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-16-2011
Replies: 208
Views: 27,147
Posted By iamzip
You forgot an option: I don't know!

You forgot an option: I don't know!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-08-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 4,824
Posted By iamzip
I have a 35mm super zoom - The best fuji made in...

I have a 35mm super zoom - The best fuji made in the day. Zoom/Date 1300 - Goes from 28mm-130mm. Not as large a range as you get with a small sensor digital of course. But I love it - It's compact,...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-07-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 7,138
Posted By iamzip
I should however note that I was unable to fix...

I should however note that I was unable to fix the meter - although I did not try very hard. I also attempted to fix a gear on a 35B that was mucking up the film advance, but that didn't work....
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-07-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 9,076
Posted By iamzip
The ones I put on when I got dressed.

The ones I put on when I got dressed.
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 12-07-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 7,138
Posted By iamzip
Looks like a good time to take up camera repair....

Looks like a good time to take up camera repair. One of my 35's had a broken spring in the shutter mechanism, so that the shutter blades would not always stay closed - sometimes they would bounce...
Forum: Off Topic 12-07-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 3,627
Posted By iamzip
The OP is looking for something to take to Nepal....

The OP is looking for something to take to Nepal. He did not ask for the ideal home setup.
Forum: Off Topic 12-07-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 3,627
Posted By iamzip
The first thought that popped into my head was...

The first thought that popped into my head was "MacBook Air." A couple pounds difference may not sound like a lot on paper, but when you are carrying it on your back everyday, it is a world of...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 12-07-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 4,782
Posted By iamzip
I have also used the trick of wrapping the strap...

I have also used the trick of wrapping the strap behind my elbow, as well as leaning against something. Also make sure the camera is pressed against your face, not just in front of it.

And yes,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-05-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By iamzip
Big Bertha

Found this over on APUG... Now that's a big camera!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulmoseleyphotos/sets/72157627614102841/
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-25-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By iamzip
If you are still looking, the entire genius of...

If you are still looking, the entire genius of photography used to be on YouTube. I am not sure if it still is.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-10-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,258
Posted By iamzip
I feel strangely compelled... I want one.

I feel strangely compelled... I want one.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-26-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 3,370
Posted By iamzip
iPods will also record, with an accessory mic. I...

iPods will also record, with an accessory mic. I have a little stereo unit that just plugs into the bottom of my 5G iPod.
Forum: Film vs Digital 03-10-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 4,919
Posted By iamzip
Are you implying that, when someone snaps a...

Are you implying that, when someone snaps a picture of you with a digital camera, you don't appear in the picture?
:D
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-10-2011
Replies: 145
Views: 43,837
Posted By iamzip
That's a very good price. I wouldn't deliberately...

That's a very good price. I wouldn't deliberately put one through any abuse, but I have dropped mine several times with no problems.
Forum: Argus RF 03-10-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,569
Posted By iamzip
If you are really interested, bargain the price...

If you are really interested, bargain the price down or look for another one. You shouldn't have trouble finding a working one for that price. I bought mine for $3.00 at a yard sale!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,556
Posted By iamzip
It's Mine! (J/K, someone had to make that joke!)

It's Mine! (J/K, someone had to make that joke!)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-25-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 5,216
Posted By iamzip
How did you find her? I wonder who the previous...

How did you find her? I wonder who the previous owner of my Zeiss-Ikon folder was, there was undeveloped film in it when I purchased it from eBay. I had it developed, and judging from the furnishings...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-23-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By iamzip
And you thought some people charged too much for Leicas...

http://cgi.ebay.com/Prototype-Power-Rangers-disposable-camera-unreleased-/370463806232?pt=Film_Cameras&hash=item56415d1318#ht_4680wt_907
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,340
Posted By iamzip
When I was a kid, a friend of mine took his bb...

When I was a kid, a friend of mine took his bb gun apart "because he was bored." I got it all back together except for one spring...:bang:
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-21-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,340
Posted By iamzip
Not for the faint of heart

Found this completely randomly on the internets...

http://yayeveryday.com/post/13558
Forum: RFF Polls 02-17-2011
Replies: 183
Views: 19,932
Posted By iamzip
Original Rotring 600 (a tank), a Waterman "Harley...

Original Rotring 600 (a tank), a Waterman "Harley Davidson," and two Parker Vectors - User pens.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-16-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,993
Posted By iamzip
I have had good luck with the bargain stuff. Of...

I have had good luck with the bargain stuff. Of course everything BGN from them isn't going to be great. I would definitely consider an UG if it was something I really wanted and the price was right.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 02-14-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 8,360
Posted By iamzip
The entire "genius of photography" series is on...

The entire "genius of photography" series is on YouTube.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-14-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,731
Posted By iamzip
Yeah, I don't think you need a lens to do a quick...

Yeah, I don't think you need a lens to do a quick check on the camera. As mentioned, you should be able to get a general idea of whether or not it's working properly.

Some people don't want to do...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-14-2011
Replies: 61
Views: 4,600
Posted By iamzip
I don't have a lot of experience using different...

I don't have a lot of experience using different developers, but if you continue to have problems you could try using diafine - that is pretty much idiot proof, so that's why I use it. Once you get...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By iamzip
Thanks for sharing. I'll have to remember to keep...

Thanks for sharing. I'll have to remember to keep an eye out for the tv special.
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 02-07-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 11,681
Posted By iamzip
I was pretty sure I wouldn't be able to afford it...

I was pretty sure I wouldn't be able to afford it anyway. Maybe when I graduate in a few years.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-05-2011
Replies: 73
Views: 8,215
Posted By iamzip
Very nice, reminds me of Steichen

Very nice, reminds me of Steichen
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By iamzip
hee hee, I didn't even play around with it that...

hee hee, I didn't even play around with it that much because I'm supposed to be doing homework. I'll have to check it out some more.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-03-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By iamzip
80 gigapixel panoramic photo of London

I stumbled upon this while doing a conversion for gigapascals. Google filled in "gigapixel" which at first I ignored because it wasn't what I was looking for. Then a few minutes later it registered -...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-02-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,449
Posted By iamzip
Panasonic DMC-LS80

Panasonic DMC-LS80
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2011
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,389
Posted By iamzip
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80. Small cheap digicam,...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80. Small cheap digicam, but with an f/2.8 lens and optical image stabilization.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-01-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,994
Posted By iamzip
The only way to stop buying is to stop looking....

The only way to stop buying is to stop looking. You can never "just look," you will always find a deal you can't pass up, or something that you absolutely need to have.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-31-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,803
Posted By iamzip
Ha! Fancy seeing you here.

Ha! Fancy seeing you here.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-31-2011
Replies: 143
Views: 37,130
Posted By iamzip
Surplus German military bread...

Surplus German military bread bag.

http://igoco.com/index.php/german-bread-bag.html

My other camera bag, given to me by Pitxu, looks like a camera bag.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 01-31-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 9,551
Posted By iamzip
I've got one - I was very pleased with the...

I've got one - I was very pleased with the results. Amazingly sharp lens for a small plastic P&S. Noisy focus though.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-31-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,189
Posted By iamzip
http://www.rolleiclub.com/cameras/35classic/info/a...

http://www.rolleiclub.com/cameras/35classic/info/all_models.shtml

You could get a Rollei 35B, with a selenium meter. I have one and it sill works.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-24-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,842
Posted By iamzip
I don't have any practical advice in starting a...

I don't have any practical advice in starting a photography career, but I would recommend checking out University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Good school.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 2,224
Posted By iamzip
I think, "well, I could sell this one, or this...

I think, "well, I could sell this one, or this one," and then I keep them all
:D
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 11-17-2010
Replies: 351
Views: 63,639
Posted By iamzip
Nice stuff. Great little camera.

Nice stuff. Great little camera.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,520
Posted By iamzip
Hee hee, how long until Lamborghini comes out...

Hee hee, how long until Lamborghini comes out with a model because they are outraged at the price of a CLA?
:rolleyes:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-12-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,520
Posted By iamzip
Ferrari Hassleblad

I was thumbing through my most recent copy of Automobile magazine when I saw this...

http://www.hasselbladusa.com/news/hasselblad-meets-ferrari.aspx
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-20-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,406
Posted By iamzip
I've had no problems with the Epson 4490. If...

I've had no problems with the Epson 4490. If you're looking for a reasonably priced flatbed, check out the Epson clearance store for a refurbished model.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-20-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,754
Posted By iamzip
Heh- I think there are enough of us loonies...

Heh- I think there are enough of us loonies bidding that they don't need shill bidders! GAS takes care of it!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-16-2010
Replies: 164
Views: 40,498
Posted By iamzip
I have the same trio, except I have the Rollei...

I have the same trio, except I have the Rollei version of the Klasse.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-13-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 2,138
Posted By iamzip
I have an iPod touch and love it - easy to use,...

I have an iPod touch and love it - easy to use, relatively fast and stable, easy to type on. My wife has had a few BBs and I don't care for them. Slow, buggy, and difficult to use. The one she has...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-09-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By iamzip
Hee hee, that's what I was just thinking. They...

Hee hee, that's what I was just thinking. They look like oversized novelty cameras, like those giant sunglasses.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-09-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,118
Posted By iamzip
If you buy the silverfast software for your...

If you buy the silverfast software for your scanner, certain versions even have a kodachrome profile built in. You can download free trial software from the website and see if it improves your scans.
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-09-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By iamzip
My 3 year old daughter's question on seeing my new GW690II:

"Why do you have that giant camera?"
:D
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-07-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 6,707
Posted By iamzip
I would encourage anyone looking for one of these...

I would encourage anyone looking for one of these cameras to keep an eye on KEH. I just received a bargain GW690II from them for less than $400 US. High shot count, but appears to be in good working...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-07-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 18,470
Posted By iamzip
It's all your fault

Here it is. I hope you're all happy with yourselves.:D
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-07-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
Took me a while, but here are some pics. Upon...

Took me a while, but here are some pics. Upon playing with it some more, the shutter speeds appear to be way off - in fact, I'm not sure the shutter is opening at all. I told myself that if it didn't...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-03-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 18,470
Posted By iamzip
Too late - Late last night, my resistance was...

Too late - Late last night, my resistance was low, and I purchased a bargain GW690II from KEH. Had my eye on it for some time; they had it priced at less than $400, a steal in my opinion. Of course,...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 04-02-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 18,470
Posted By iamzip
This is exactly what I don't need to see as I...

This is exactly what I don't need to see as I mull over the purchase of a Fuji 690
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 03-28-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,228
Posted By iamzip
I love the Fuji Zoom Date 1000 - It may have...

I love the Fuji Zoom Date 1000 - It may have different names outside of the US.
28-90mm, great lens (Super EBC coated). Top of the line P&S in its day, I think it cost something like $260 US.

Here...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-22-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 5,186
Posted By iamzip
I was thinking also that the film / film cameras...

I was thinking also that the film / film cameras might be more rugged than digital.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 03-22-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By iamzip
There is an article on another site outlining a...

There is an article on another site outlining a technique which supposedly eliminates bromide drag:

http://www.toycamera.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=45&Itemid=56
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 3,349
Posted By iamzip
Or maybe you could try to find an APS SLR with...

Or maybe you could try to find an APS SLR with good manual focus qualities? Or that will take older MF lenses? They tend to be a little smaller and lighter than 35mm, and quite cheap.

(I like weird...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 3,349
Posted By iamzip
Just noticed that Mr. Gandy has a page on the...

Just noticed that Mr. Gandy has a page on the Pentax:

http://www.cameraquest.com/pentx110.htm
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-21-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 3,349
Posted By iamzip
Depends on the kid. It is said that Mozart wrote...

Depends on the kid. It is said that Mozart wrote his first composition at 5, so I do not think pressing a button should be too difficult.

As far as the camera, I think I have the perfect one - I...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 03-21-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,206
Posted By iamzip
I agree; use a single program to import and...

I agree; use a single program to import and organize all files. If you should have any stragglers for some reason, be sure to put them in the pictures folder at least, hopefully you won't have too...
Forum: Half Frames / Subminiatures 03-21-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,336
Posted By iamzip
There are tons of these little 17.5 mm HIT...

There are tons of these little 17.5 mm HIT cameras floating around. They were made in Japan after WWII. Check out:

http://www.submin.com/17.5mm/index.htm

http://www.subclub.org/shop/175mm.htm
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-17-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By iamzip
That kit is absolutely gorgeous.

That kit is absolutely gorgeous.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-15-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
It's here! amazingly, everything seems to be...

It's here! amazingly, everything seems to be working. Not that it couldn't use a CLA, but couldn't hurt to run a roll through either. The front RF window that appeared to be missing glass and a bezel...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-13-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
Just checked - it has cleared customs and is in...

Just checked - it has cleared customs and is in New York!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-12-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
That's a good point. Just because he's selling it...

That's a good point. Just because he's selling it doesn't mean he knows anything about it.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-11-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
I thought perhaps they didn't know much about...

I thought perhaps they didn't know much about cameras, but all the equipment they have recently listed is photographic equipment. I believe EMS service and Speedpost are the same. At any rate, $60 US...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-11-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 4,018
Posted By iamzip
Nice. I also like the part about the flammability...

Nice. I also like the part about the flammability of old nitrate film!
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-11-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 4,018
Posted By iamzip
I guess I was pleased for the same reason that...

I guess I was pleased for the same reason that one would be pleased to see a certain camera in a movie - just some knowledge I guess that lets you notice something that the average viewer wouldn't....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-11-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
Well, I am also hoping the lens is usable as well...

Well, I am also hoping the lens is usable as well (the seller described it as "average" - no idea what that means). That way if the body is really terrible, I could keep the lens for my fed 3 or even...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-11-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 4,018
Posted By iamzip
Why wouldn't I be?

Why wouldn't I be?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-11-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
I tried that, but couldn't get it to work for the...

I tried that, but couldn't get it to work for the EMS rates. I thought maybe you might have a rough idea. I'll try it again and see if it's working now.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-10-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
Nevermind, found the site. Only $4 for shipping...

Nevermind, found the site. Only $4 for shipping too, not bad.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-10-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
I doubt I will be able to get anything back from...

I doubt I will be able to get anything back from the seller - sold as is, untested, etc etc. Plus, it is pretty obvious in that photo, and that was the one actually listed on eBay. I was just too...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 03-10-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By iamzip
Crud. You're right.

Crud. You're right.
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