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Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-16-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By arseniii
Ohhh creamy BW! What was the film and the...

Ohhh creamy BW!


What was the film and the developer if you don't mind me asking?




A.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 2,882
Posted By arseniii
LoL what a thing to write on RANGEFINDERforum :)...

LoL what a thing to write on RANGEFINDERforum :)

I however feel you... after discovering Olympus and IBIS in 2013 and all the new possibilities and things it can do over rangefinder I look at my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-15-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,382
Posted By arseniii
Just some geeky stuff for entertainment. If Fuji...

Just some geeky stuff for entertainment.
If Fuji was 250$ in 1980 and according to google the average yearly American salary was 12,513.46$ Thus 250/12,513.46*100 = 2%

Now the current price of Fuji...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-10-2018
Replies: 184
Views: 11,075
Posted By arseniii
7. I haven't tried this but: what if you ask your...

7. I haven't tried this but: what if you ask your lab to do a 5x7 print and then scan it on flatbed. This will probably improve dynamic range at the cost of sharpness
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-09-2018
Replies: 184
Views: 11,075
Posted By arseniii
Isn't all film transparent?

Isn't all film transparent?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-08-2018
Replies: 184
Views: 11,075
Posted By arseniii
This is terrible, just terrible, blown up shadows...

This is terrible, just terrible, blown up shadows and odd colours. Did you scan it with the smartphone...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-08-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By arseniii
I am very tempted by what Fuji is doing, played...

I am very tempted by what Fuji is doing, played with X-T3 in a store for about 30min. The two issues I found was: 1. the viewfinder has too much contrast (I went through all the color profiles). If...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 11-08-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By arseniii
There is a Fuji monochrome, however not really...

There is a Fuji monochrome, however not really made by Fuji but still an incredible conversion: https://maxmax.com/shopper/category/9510-fuji-monochrome
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-19-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,646
Posted By arseniii
Is it just me who doesn't understand why people...

Is it just me who doesn't understand why people like Fuji colors so much?
I really dig Canon and Zeiss color science but Fuji colors are kind of on a cold end or is it just the processing.

All new...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2018
Replies: 72
Views: 2,526
Posted By arseniii
Olympus E-P5 (aka PEN 5) had the worst shutter...

Olympus E-P5 (aka PEN 5) had the worst shutter shock issue on the most used (by me) shutter speeds. Could not get a sharp image out of this thing. Sold at a huge loss and switche to E-M1, no regrets...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-01-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 1,797
Posted By arseniii
Who is your trusted (youtube) camera reviewer

Just wondering what Youtube channels RFF members follow?

My two favorites are:

1. Theoria Apophasis (very technical and direct)

https://www.youtube.com/user/kathodosdotcom/videos

2. Three Blind...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-28-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,028
Posted By arseniii
I have medium-small size hands and DSLRs (Canon...

I have medium-small size hands and DSLRs (Canon 5D) are too thick to hold comfortably for long periods of time. On the other side, Olympus E-M5 II is too small and feels misbalanced with bigger...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-06-2018
Replies: 63
Views: 2,089
Posted By arseniii
Exactly what I thought! The bodies are also keep...

Exactly what I thought! The bodies are also keep getting bigger and bigger. Even m43 cameras are now the size of basic compact DSLR.
I would not even consider mirrorless from Canon/Nikon for the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By arseniii
That's some great shots right there!

That's some great shots right there!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-05-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By arseniii
Thumbs up It's a cool small shop, mostly B/W focused. They...

It's a cool small shop, mostly B/W focused. They process B/W film and can make wet prints. I would not trust them with my colour films as they outsource it and mine came back scratched and dirty! The...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2016
Replies: 505
Views: 31,702
Posted By arseniii
I think EU was doomed the day it started. They...

I think EU was doomed the day it started. They tried to build something similar to the US model but there are big variations in European culture and way of life to make a one fit all solution. I have...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-30-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,805
Posted By arseniii
I think this X is related to the emulsion type...

I think this X is related to the emulsion type (classic X crystal). And the number of Xs tell you how much of grain you would get (linked to ISO pretty much)
That would be my best guess!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-15-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 2,544
Posted By arseniii
I have both MP and M3. MP is definitely easier to...

I have both MP and M3. MP is definitely easier to focus in a dark situation. My m3 also has a yellow color cast to the focusing patch wich I think is due to balsamic glue getting old. Nontheless the...
Forum: RFF News 05-14-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 5,316
Posted By arseniii
I can vouch for Setadel! I got some fantastic...

I can vouch for Setadel! I got some fantastic cameras from them when I lived in Toronto. They are very transparent and always have a good selection of cameras. I am happy they're joining the sponsor...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-30-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 2,862
Posted By arseniii
I would recommend cleaning the scanner mirror! I...

I would recommend cleaning the scanner mirror!
I never had an issue simmilar to this one but had a lot of strange artifacts on my scans from the dust on the mirror. V is pretty easy to take apart,...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 03-16-2016
Replies: 79
Views: 8,506
Posted By arseniii
In my hand, or on a sholder when I am doing other...

In my hand, or on a sholder when I am doing other stuff that requires hands(i.e. Picking my nose). Lens cap always off! I own two camera bags but may be use them once a year to carry my photo gear. I...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 02-23-2016
Replies: 66
Views: 16,041
Posted By arseniii
I have had a few Olympuses. They are wonderfully...

I have had a few Olympuses. They are wonderfully built cameras, excellent materials, ergonomics and looks. I got rid of e-p5 a few month after buying it due to a shutter shock issue. I heard they...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-21-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,773
Posted By arseniii
Looks like something the US military will...

Looks like something the US military will use.
Interesting concept of a hybrid bag, I still think going lighter is a key for a healthy back...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 01-05-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 31,331
Posted By arseniii
I agree, E-P1 is one hell of the camera. Solid...

I agree, E-P1 is one hell of the camera. Solid and simple, almost as a Leica M. I love mine, paired with an OVF and a 20mm Panasonic lens this combo is heaven. Didn't find any other m43 camera to my...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 01-05-2016
Replies: 205
Views: 27,344
Posted By arseniii
One time only, a pretty souvenir from New York...

One time only, a pretty souvenir from New York City a brand new Leica MP .75 from Ken Hansen. Enjoying it till this day! Would probably never buy a new Leica again, especially a digital one with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-27-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,805
Posted By arseniii
The left one is from the M3+50mm Planar The right...

The left one is from the M3+50mm Planar
The right one is from Canon 1-N + 24mm

The Leica exposed frames are indeed a tiny bit wider than Canon (1/16 of inch)
My MP (current variation) has the same...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-25-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,805
Posted By arseniii
Thanks for the input folks! Seems like nothing to...

Thanks for the input folks! Seems like nothing to worry about with...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-24-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,805
Posted By arseniii
It was claimed to be serviced by the previous...

It was claimed to be serviced by the previous owner. It was serviced by one of the very respectable technicians in Canada (David Yau). I am still curious if it need some adjustment or its behaving...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 4,376
Posted By arseniii
Dropped my MP the day I got it. Concrete floor,...

Dropped my MP the day I got it. Concrete floor, table height. RF was baked and had to be replaced. Life happens.... I am assuming RF is the weakest part of every M, wish you all to never drop it!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-24-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 2,805
Posted By arseniii
m3 owners help please

Merry Christmas RFF!

I recently acquired a M3 s/n 876xxx which was born as a DS and later converted to a SS version by Leica back in 60s. I ran into the following issues compared to the modern...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-18-2015
Replies: 218
Views: 22,933
Posted By arseniii
Never ran into any issue with street photography...

Never ran into any issue with street photography in Toronto, Montreal, NYC or Europe. I guess it might be different in more conservative provinces (states). The thing is the street becomes less and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-13-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 11,058
Posted By arseniii
I would normally get a basic scan at the lowest...

I would normally get a basic scan at the lowest resolution when I process my colour film in the lab, it's 3$ more. It gives me a sort of a digital contact sheet, the prints I like I re-scan on my...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 10-24-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,237
Posted By arseniii
Why don't you just email (call) them and ask? I...

Why don't you just email (call) them and ask? I have seen some in stock in Canada, both Toronto and Montreal. With a current usd->cad rate you might even get a better deal on it.
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 10-22-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,073
Posted By arseniii
I haven't tried Epson Watercolor paper but I did...

I haven't tried Epson Watercolor paper but I did try a Canson one which has been in a market for a long time. It does give your photographs a watercolor paint like look, especially for landscapes. I...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-22-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,430
Posted By arseniii
It's a bit tricky to get the colors right with...

It's a bit tricky to get the colors right with VueScan, you pretty much has to do adjustments to every image you scan, o.w. It will be a lot of work in PS or lightroom later on. NikonScan gives more...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 09-17-2015
Replies: 166
Views: 32,848
Posted By arseniii
I think they call it a pocket Hasselblad. It does...

I think they call it a pocket Hasselblad. It does fit in my jeans back pocket and the IQ puts Hassy to shame ;)

102988
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-17-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,535
Posted By arseniii
I will buy it. Thanks!

I will buy it. Thanks!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-31-2015
Replies: 78
Views: 15,003
Posted By arseniii
The strap is perfect! Nothing better was/will be...

The strap is perfect! Nothing better was/will be invented for Smaller to Medium size cameras. I use A&A leather straps for DSLR.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-17-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 50,714
Posted By arseniii
These are the three most important accessories in...

These are the three most important accessories in my life: My Wristwatch, My Camera and My Pen. What else a man could wish for?
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-15-2015
Replies: 371
Views: 50,714
Posted By arseniii
I really like Lamy safari, they go for about 25$...

I really like Lamy safari, they go for about 25$ online now.
If I'd want to invest in a good fountain pen it would be Pelikan m600 series.
I have M200 and the pen is a joy to use as well as being...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-03-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By arseniii
Fantastic photos, interesting colors! You have a...

Fantastic photos, interesting colors!
You have a light leak in your camera?
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-23-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,224
Posted By arseniii
Never ran into any issues shooting in a raing...

Never ran into any issues shooting in a raing with my Ms (M3,M6,MP)
Just don't leave it exposed to the rain for prolonged periods of time and it will be fine. I keep the camera under my jacket when...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-04-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 5,353
Posted By arseniii
Planar 45mm, sonnar 90mm and biogon 21mm n...

Planar 45mm, sonnar 90mm and biogon 21mm n G-mount are the best lenses I ever had a pleasure to use. I much prefer G colors, bokeh and 3d rendering to any Leica lens. Zeiss is a better glass at a...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 05-30-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 12,008
Posted By arseniii
No, m8 sensor is a joke! My iphote takes better...

No, m8 sensor is a joke! My iphote takes better picture
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 05-01-2015
Replies: 369
Views: 68,238
Posted By arseniii
In Canada It's list for 9090$ canadian...

In Canada It's list for 9090$ canadian dollars.
Which is about 7495USD and my annual rent :)
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 04-30-2015
Replies: 369
Views: 68,238
Posted By arseniii
LoL the M - button is still there, for...

LoL the M - button is still there, for Hitchcock’s wannabes :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-29-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 4,840
Posted By arseniii
This is the combo I used for many many years....

This is the combo I used for many many years. Produces the sweetest grain possible and mind blowing contrast.
I followin instructions on Digitaltruth.com.
I mix it 1+50 and develop for 14min at 22C...
Forum: RFF Polls 04-19-2015
Replies: 145
Views: 66,993
Posted By arseniii
And nothing changed with me :) always 50f2 all...

And nothing changed with me :) always 50f2 all the way(small enough, fast enought, affordable enough)
35mm lens perspective reminds me of the of cheap PS camera boom of 90s when most of the kodak PS...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 04-12-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 5,018
Posted By arseniii
I feel your struggle... I'm in the same situation...

I feel your struggle... I'm in the same situation as you are but with a 5d mk iii. It's a love/hate relationship. My advise, stick to it as long as you can until you know for sure that you are not...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-11-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,728
Posted By arseniii
Is there a group on RFF called "basic photography...

Is there a group on RFF called "basic photography questions from kids" cauz this post clearly doesn't belong here
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 04-02-2015
Replies: 595
Views: 72,678
Posted By arseniii
http://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8644/16630059005_db2b...

http://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8644/16630059005_db2bf035ba_b.jpg

New Orleans, LA
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-25-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,756
Posted By arseniii
David Yau is a great Leica technician, and...

David Yau is a great Leica technician, and wouldn't charge you an arm and a leg like Gerry would. He is old, although he doesn't look a day older than 35. He is very well still in business of fixing...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-18-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,368
Posted By arseniii
You need to ask Darren @g44 to sign you up for...

You need to ask Darren @g44 to sign you up for the next scanning orientation. Usually the person who conducts it is very knoledgable and will get you started at least
Forum: Chris Crawford 03-14-2015
Replies: 2,533
Views: 366,805
Posted By arseniii
Thanks for keep posting this Chris! I really...

Thanks for keep posting this Chris! I really enjoy the thread, I am amazed by your talent of finding beauty in such casual, simple things...

Keep it up, the spring is almost here :):)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-11-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 4,321
Posted By arseniii
Not always better in my humble opinion. I...

Not always better in my humble opinion. I actually preffer older stuff to the newer one.
I.e. iphone 4s to iphone 6, 6 cylinder BMW engine to 4 turbo junk, my old and proven Olympus E-P1 to an E-p5 -...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-04-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,011
Posted By arseniii
I don't store them, I use them. So you can say I...

I don't store them, I use them. So you can say I store it my bag, sholder, drawer, car ...
If I don't use it for an extended period of time I usually sell it...

As simple as that!
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 03-04-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 10,983
Posted By arseniii
I was curious about Piezo inks for a long time...

I was curious about Piezo inks for a long time now, even ordered a sample pack of prints in various ink tones. I was VERY impressed by what this system can do, great tonality and shadow detail. Would...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-03-2015
Replies: 385
Views: 64,954
Posted By arseniii
I voted too expensive. However, in reality M9 is...

I voted too expensive. However, in reality M9 is affordable now (unlike M) to a middle class man. So, the real reason is that modern ff dslrs suit better to my needs AND at a lower cost!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-22-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,878
Posted By arseniii
Leica M can shoot videos?

Leica M can shoot videos?
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-14-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 3,732
Posted By arseniii
I have a ZE 35mm for Canon and 25mm ZM Biogon. I...

I have a ZE 35mm for Canon and 25mm ZM Biogon. I also noticed ZE lens is of a better build and focus is much more smooth compared to ZM counterpart. Non the less they both produce wonderful images...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-09-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,920
Posted By arseniii
DSLRS are the most versatile camera type there...

DSLRS are the most versatile camera type there is! I don't use mine as much as I do my Oly e-p1 paired with Panasonic 20mm f/1.7. However, when the time comes the big guy gets out of the camera bag,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 6,003
Posted By arseniii
On the QC note: Leica does have quality issues,...

On the QC note: Leica does have quality issues, my latest mp (made March 2014) came with a misaligned rangefinder out of the box which could not have been adjusted by local Leica expert (very...
Forum: Travel 10-23-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By arseniii
The city of construction and lifelong traffic :)...

The city of construction and lifelong traffic :) I lost the count of the cranes on Pic.2 and Pic.4 is my favourite
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-15-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 6,003
Posted By arseniii
I think MA is the way MP was supposed to be (No...

I think MA is the way MP was supposed to be (No BATTERIES). Finally Leica got it! I will be ordering mine from Ken Hansen as soon as I get my xmas bonus ;)

For those of you screaming "ohhh look I...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 09-16-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,573
Posted By arseniii
I started by following Chris Crawford tutorial. I...

I started by following Chris Crawford tutorial. I currently do my own printing on R3000 and Hanhemule photoRag pearl paper and couldn't be happier with the results I get. I also ordered a sample...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-15-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,069
Posted By arseniii
BM 2012...

BM 2012

http://korshe.com/colour/sunken_shp.jpg

http://korshe.com/colour/pirates_at_rest.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-22-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By arseniii
Fantastic series... Window girl is a gallery...

Fantastic series... Window girl is a gallery worth print!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-16-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,533
Posted By arseniii
It will need a CLA after regardless. A zip bag...

It will need a CLA after regardless. A zip bag might help a lot!

p.s. i don't like photographers / being photographed at burning man!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-01-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By arseniii
+1 any print from my web-site: http://korshe.com

+1 any print from my web-site: http://korshe.com
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-29-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,154
Posted By arseniii
I wish my apartment would look like this :)

I wish my apartment would look like this :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,792
Posted By arseniii
Detroit...

Detroit Kiss

http://korshe.com/photo/a_kiss_in_detroit.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-26-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,311
Posted By arseniii
My newest one is from 2014 46xxxxxx and it does...

My newest one is from 2014 46xxxxxx and it does have the script. If it's under warranty ask Leica NJ for a replacement plate.
Although why to bother if it fits properly and the finish matches the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-25-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,709
Posted By arseniii
Definitely a good one, will add some more stuff...

Definitely a good one, will add some more stuff about myself and may be even a picture with my camera.

I appreciate the input!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-25-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,709
Posted By arseniii
All information about my prints is there if you...

All information about my prints is there if you click BUY PRINT and also a link to see how a framed print looks like...

I was also thinking of splitting people from architecture, might still do it...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-24-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,709
Posted By arseniii
Yet another RFF member has a web-site

I am very pleased to announce that after two weeks of sleepless summer nights in front of the laptop my photography work has found it's place on the world wide web!

I'd appreciate the feedback (yes,...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 07-23-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By arseniii
I think both framed and unframed should be...

I think both framed and unframed should be available. That is up to the customers to decide which version they want. Speaking from a customer prospective I'd want a framed one, it's a complete piece...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-19-2014
Replies: 407
Views: 71,913
Posted By arseniii
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2561/3906183844_a2d...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2561/3906183844_a2def54706_o.jpg
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-17-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 3,076
Posted By arseniii
I had e-p5 for about 6 months. It's a great...

I had e-p5 for about 6 months. It's a great camera: compact, well built, fun to use e.t.c. but there is one BIG BUT "IT HAS SHUTTER SHAKE ISSUE" almost all of my photos in the range of 1/60s-1/160s....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-16-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 9,284
Posted By arseniii
Never sell an MP you'll eventually get another...

Never sell an MP you'll eventually get another one...
I learned my lesson the hard way :)
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 07-12-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 10,368
Posted By arseniii
If 7K is no big deal for you then go for the big...

If 7K is no big deal for you then go for the big M, it's a better camera! As for the m9, it's a very capable camera that I cannot really think of anything to complain about :)
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 07-12-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 12,130
Posted By arseniii
I was considering piezography, even ordered some...

I was considering piezography, even ordered some sample prints from InkjetMal. My r3000 is still under warranty so I decided not to void it with a third party inks until it expires. I'm pretty happy...
Forum: Travel 07-11-2014
Replies: 115
Views: 13,528
Posted By arseniii
Useful, very useful especially on narrow European...

Useful, very useful especially on narrow European streets.

Florence, Italy Contax G2 and Biogon 21mm
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7377/10078446933_c38a2bb324_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-14-2014
Replies: 2,578
Views: 493,298
Posted By arseniii
From the last flash card...

From the last flash card :)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3881/14162616837_61f4aafb2a_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-14-2014
Replies: 407
Views: 71,913
Posted By arseniii
Not the strongest image but has some Sur to...

Not the strongest image but has some Sur to it

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5590/14398106551_6e36fb13bc_b.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-14-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 4,780
Posted By arseniii
Did you drop it? Anyways send it to Leica, M9s...

Did you drop it? Anyways send it to Leica, M9s don't come with self-fix mechanism :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-14-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 3,292
Posted By arseniii
I like 3M electric tape the best. But if you want...

I like 3M electric tape the best. But if you want the tape to blend in with the camera body finish then get 3M Black Mat tape from eBay. The one they use for cars. It's extremely durable, thin and is...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-14-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By arseniii
...that and get a new body :) unlikely this is...

...that and get a new body :) unlikely this is the lens problem!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-06-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,120
Posted By arseniii
from my life experience... it's much easier to...

from my life experience... it's much easier to sell good gear than to acquire good gear (same applies to housing market ;)) think twice before you sell, that's my point!
Forum: Travel 05-30-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By arseniii
I hoe you can handle this city, the last call is...

I hoe you can handle this city, the last call is 6am now at least that's what I heard. and don't forget to try that delicious poutine in poutinville at rue Ontario yam yam
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-02-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 5,505
Posted By arseniii
Money wise Leica glass is a much better...

Money wise Leica glass is a much better investment than M9... Summilux will fit M10 and ... M20 at the time when M9 will be on garage sales for 2$ :))))
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-16-2014
Replies: 361
Views: 115,908
Posted By arseniii
Image quality wise I think the're are both great...

Image quality wise I think the're are both great enough!
I tend to like Leica better for the size and built quality more than those of Zeiss.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 5,982
Posted By arseniii
There isn't much health risk if you do it...

There isn't much health risk if you do it properly. Don't let concentrated camecals toch the skin, inhale, smoke, eat or drink them :) Also a worked out fixer contains a lot of silver and will turn...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-06-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By arseniii
I had the same issue with my MP. It's a...

I had the same issue with my MP. It's a viewfinder calibration problem you can service the camera or leave it as is. Close range photos will not be impacted and if you use infinity a lot just push...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-01-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,545
Posted By arseniii
In the meantime they also invaded Ukraine.......

In the meantime they also invaded Ukraine.... does it mean they will also bring Kievs back to life :rolleyes:
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-12-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By arseniii
Prints are important part of the creative...

Prints are important part of the creative process. Adds whole more levels of freedom to the workflow: size, paper style, framing e.t.c. If screen would generaly be considered better presentation all...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-07-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 7,183
Posted By arseniii
I will be a devil's advocate. I prefer inkjet...

I will be a devil's advocate. I prefer inkjet over traditional darkroom for many reasons: ease of post processing, variety of papers and convenience. I am very curious to try piezography once my...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 02-11-2014
Replies: 364
Views: 98,159
Posted By arseniii
Contax G2 + Biogon 21mm Velvia 50 Havana...

Contax G2 + Biogon 21mm Velvia 50
Havana Cuba
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2889/12448707183_93150b78d4_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7348/12449289734_66f41b8d1e_b.jpg


LONG LIVE CONTAX G!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-10-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,944
Posted By arseniii
Elsewhere - on my shelf, at home, collecting dust...

Elsewhere - on my shelf, at home, collecting dust :) never really get to like them.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 02-01-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,466
Posted By arseniii
Reading what people say about his customer care...

Reading what people say about his customer care and inconsistent turnaround times I would never send my camera to someone like Don.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By arseniii
It doesn't appear to be a camera issue. the test...

It doesn't appear to be a camera issue. the test roll came out just fine at all speeds. Most likely the film was defective or I screwed something up during the development process.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By arseniii
Thank you guys for your help! I am definitly...

Thank you guys for your help!

I am definitly considering a shutter issue, will email my tech to see what he thinks about it.

It could be not enought developer/fixer but then wouldn't it show all...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By arseniii
Thanks for the input Bill. In my case I don't...

Thanks for the input Bill.

In my case I don't remember which way I held the camera ( I am bidirectional) but the shutter traveled either from top to the bottom or from bottom to the top. Either way...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-06-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By arseniii
Is it a camera light leak?

I found two negatives next to each other that have this strange dark stripe on their sides. I am trying to figure out if this is coming from a bad agitation/development or a camera light leak. I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-24-2013
Replies: 1,501
Views: 194,206
Posted By arseniii
Gaf...

Gaf Gaf

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2467/4049040386_ddaae76853_o.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-22-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 11,328
Posted By arseniii
This one came into mind ->...

This one came into mind -> http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2561/3906183844_a2def54706_o.jpg

Biogon 25mm/2.8 ZM
Forum: RFF Polls 12-21-2013
Replies: 122
Views: 8,948
Posted By arseniii
A girl with big or small boobs hmmmm... Dahh

A girl with big or small boobs hmmmm... Dahh
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 12-20-2013
Replies: 182
Views: 35,405
Posted By arseniii
It's an outstanding lens indeed, and I really...

It's an outstanding lens indeed, and I really like 25mm focal length, wide enough but not too wide like 21mm. Have deep regrets selling it in times of need ehhh

Some color redering of 25 with 1....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 12-18-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 5,779
Posted By arseniii
Cool I'd say I am more on a technical side. I like to...

I'd say I am more on a technical side. I like to try out different equipment, different lenses, filters, developers e.t.c. For me the end result is not important, that is the process and equipment...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-17-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,889
Posted By arseniii
Ohhh gosh, how little you know about modern...

Ohhh gosh, how little you know about modern electronics ;)
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-17-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,889
Posted By arseniii
It will last long enough for you to enjoy it and...

It will last long enough for you to enjoy it and make a lot of great pictures!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 12-15-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,078
Posted By arseniii
I would go for it. I think cloud is a secure and...

I would go for it. I think cloud is a secure and accesible way of doing things and will dominate in the future. It's like with electric cars, people will rejecte it just for being 'non-conventional'....
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-15-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 6,358
Posted By arseniii
Leica M nylon strap is second to none in my...

Leica M nylon strap is second to none in my opinion. Also Contax G strap is pretty decent. I don't think all manufacturers make bad straps. That is mostly dslr titans that do, aka Nikon, Canon
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-15-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,661
Posted By arseniii
I have two of v.4s. One is a later production...

I have two of v.4s. One is a later production model that was made in germany, never had an issues with it for the past 7 years. The other one is an earlier model (made in Canada) and has a slight...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 12-14-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,702
Posted By arseniii
I feel you... I didn't want to buy a Mustang...

I feel you... I didn't want to buy a Mustang because of fuel consumption, so I got a Corolla and upgraded to sports engine :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,963
Posted By arseniii
most importantly why? this synthetic sandpaper is...

most importantly why?
this synthetic sandpaper is horrible. not only it absorbs smells like sailors underwear but get very slippery also. Just get something else from camera leather or aki asahi you...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,297
Posted By arseniii
I curious how did you manage that. G1 doesn't...

I curious how did you manage that. G1 doesn't have focus lock and the position of the distance wheel is prone to accidental twist...

I don't find size difference between Gs noticible, price factor...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By arseniii
That's a very good question and the answer is "I...

That's a very good question and the answer is "I don't know"
Thank you for the number.
Now, I want to find out how much cron is sticking out of the body
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By arseniii
Planar Summicron Size question

Ooo wise and all knowing members of RFF, I cry for help...
I cannot seem to find any meaningful information on sizes of the current Summicron 50/f2 (non-ASPH) M-mount and Zeiss Planar 50/f2 ZM....
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-04-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 3,672
Posted By arseniii
Answering your questions: 1. It means Fuji is an...

Answering your questions:
1. It means Fuji is an innovative company
2. Yes
3. No
4. No
5. Yes
6. No means no, yes means yes

:)
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-26-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By arseniii
Flares as there is no tomorrow with 90mm on both...

Flares as there is no tomorrow with 90mm on both of my copies. S:(

Jan, would you please forward the repair manual to me as well?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-25-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,297
Posted By arseniii
Another vote for summicron v.4. It's modern...

Another vote for summicron v.4. It's modern glass, small and with practice you can prefocus the lens intuitively with the focusing tab. My second option would be a rigid cron - it has a lot of...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 11-25-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 5,177
Posted By arseniii
They don't fit! Get a rechargeable set to save...

They don't fit! Get a rechargeable set to save money... and like wise people above mentioned stock up on ebay. One time 20$ battery investment will last you a lifetime.
Forum: RFF Polls 10-18-2013
Replies: 139
Views: 19,301
Posted By arseniii
cases, filters , soft releases sounds like...

cases, filters , soft releases sounds like condoms to me!
just don't clean the lens with anything but dust blower and use the hood. you will be fine :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-16-2013
Replies: 192
Views: 30,588
Posted By arseniii
http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?...

http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=97741&stc=1&d=1381976093
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 10-01-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 4,519
Posted By arseniii
http://vimeo.com/67935695 many enough ;)

http://vimeo.com/67935695

many enough ;)
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-19-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 10,374
Posted By arseniii
I have been an E-P1 user for several years now,...

I have been an E-P1 user for several years now, skipping all the e-2 ... e-p3 upgrades.
Now I finally got an E-P5 and what I can say is this:

1. IQ is DEFINITELY improved! ISO 1600 on E-P5 = ISO...
Forum: Digital Compacts 09-19-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 9,363
Posted By arseniii
iPhone 5/4S does it best for me! (it's good...

iPhone 5/4S does it best for me! (it's good enough)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-09-2013
Replies: 91
Views: 10,957
Posted By arseniii
Like not everybody can be Margu, but Margu can be...

Like not everybody can be Margu, but Margu can be anybody!:bang::bang:
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-07-2013
Replies: 91
Views: 10,957
Posted By arseniii
Ever seen a painter with one brush? I like to...

Ever seen a painter with one brush?
I like to have variety: digital, film, various lenses with different signature, medium format cameras e.t.c. I's all down there for me to choose from and the...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 07-30-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,656
Posted By arseniii
Focusing Gs is like wiping your ass, it's nasty...

Focusing Gs is like wiping your ass, it's nasty but it works. Takes some time to learn too :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-23-2013
Replies: 79
Views: 5,177
Posted By arseniii
I sell stuff mainly because I don't use it....

I sell stuff mainly because I don't use it. Selling one camera that you are familiar with to get another one doesn't make sense to me. Don't be a victim to marketing people who try to sell you stuff...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-22-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,722
Posted By arseniii
I used to keep everything in strips of six (...

I used to keep everything in strips of six ( because 6 is the max frame count my film scanner would take).
For the past year I've been going through my archive and cut single good images. The rest...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By arseniii
I still remember grabbing an OM-D for the first...

I still remember grabbing an OM-D for the first time. I was impressed, it felt like a real camera. This is the camera that would have made me waste 1K on. E-P5 is nice, but I am not tempted that...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-17-2013
Replies: 96
Views: 7,005
Posted By arseniii
4 images really stood out for me. Cannot wait for...

4 images really stood out for me. Cannot wait for the announcement of the winner!
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 07-16-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By arseniii
Olympus E-P5 is available, impressions

I wanted to share that I just got to play with the new Olympus PEN-5.
It's finally become available at a local retailer yesterday here in Canada.

First PERSONAL impression:
-The built feel is not...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-28-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 7,983
Posted By arseniii
Proceed with the following steps: Step.1 Remove...

Proceed with the following steps:

Step.1 Remove the batteries and replace with the fresh set.

Step.2 If step 1 failed, put your old baby in a closet and get a new one from eBay.
They go cheaper...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 06-26-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,901
Posted By arseniii
New Olympus E-P5 for ergonomics, tilted screen...

New Olympus E-P5 for ergonomics, tilted screen and an amazing sensor from OM-D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By arseniii
He seems to like panhandler-bums type of models....

He seems to like panhandler-bums type of models. Those are not my favourite subject, to be honest.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-15-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By arseniii
I catch myself doing this too most of the...

I catch myself doing this too most of the times.

Personally, I like making books with Aperture/Lightroom. It requires a lot of work though. Which mostly consists of obtaining
images that create a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By arseniii
What is your final product (book, gallery)?

I am curious to know what is the final product of your work?
Is it a book or a collection of framed art prints or may be it's an online gallery.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2013
Replies: 146
Poll: 28mm vs 35mm
Views: 22,842
Posted By arseniii
35mm takes pictures that look like they were...

35mm takes pictures that look like they were taken in mid 90s with P&S cameras (horrible time, by the way). If one is after this certain look then 35mm wins, hands down.

I voted 28mm. 50mm and 28mm...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-28-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,021
Posted By arseniii
Some rich Russian chick trying to look cool for...

Some rich Russian chick trying to look cool for school. I find her works to be absolutely average.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-25-2013
Replies: 880
Views: 186,717
Posted By arseniii
Photographs here are soo good! No wonder, since...

Photographs here are soo good! No wonder, since it takes effort to produce a print... so this is a nice quality vs. quantity example. Do you hear me all the digital photographers down there with your...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-15-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 4,927
Posted By arseniii
M6TTL is know for battery drainage and viewfinder...

M6TTL is know for battery drainage and viewfinder flare in .85x version (although I never noticed it) It's not too bad, but you will go through a set of batteries much quicker than with an M7.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 04-05-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 10,267
Posted By arseniii
In my opinion G45mm is the best standard lens...

In my opinion G45mm is the best standard lens ever produced in this universe. It has this very Zeiss image with 3d depth and natural colors. Z50mm gives too much contrast which I don't really like on...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-08-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By arseniii
Well, he said that his interest lies in "Public...

Well, he said that his interest lies in "Public Domain" as he calls it. The most he can do is to have a few words chat with the person he took the picture of on the street, but he does it...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-08-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By arseniii
The last lecture of Magnum series was given by...

The last lecture of Magnum series was given by Mr. Stuart Frankling. Very intelligent, well-traveled man. I find his personal work a bit strange. He has some "fetishes" like chairs and trees but he...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-08-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By arseniii
I would not say it's influenced my work in any...

I would not say it's influenced my work in any manner. But it was certainly interesting to listen to what photographers of this class are up to these days. I bet one can learn much more by taking a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-06-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By arseniii
Wink Constantine Manos (Magnum) lecture highlights, + Stewart Frankling

Constantine Manos of Magnum was giving a free lecture in Toronto this week. The Magnum series of lectures is a part of the Contact Festival which takes place every year here in T.O.

Below, I've...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-03-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By arseniii
2 weeks sounds about right. I have to admit this...

2 weeks sounds about right. I have to admit this is a problem with TTLs mine had the same thing. You can actually live with that, just put the camera to OFF everytime you are not using it.
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-23-2010
Replies: 93
Views: 13,022
Posted By arseniii
Never had a problem with mine... Being at your...

Never had a problem with mine... Being at your place I would check the camera shutter at first, o.w. it's a lens defect!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-23-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By arseniii
Bad luck with CONTAXes. :-(

As much as I do love Contaxes I have to say I have pretty bad luck with them. 3 years ago my G1 was stolen in Monteal, 2 years back my Contax G2 got a controlling wheel stuck when hitting the door...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-23-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 5,853
Posted By arseniii
Just do what feels right for you... If you ask me...

Just do what feels right for you... If you ask me to sell my RF gear for a 5D I will show you a finger! In ideal world you would have both around...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-23-2010
Replies: 187
Views: 19,943
Posted By arseniii
Leica is just a sweet camera to use, that is...

Leica is just a sweet camera to use, that is perfect for me. I came a long way to realize this. As for "showing of" I do not think this is the reason, the more likely one is that one thinks that if...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2010
Replies: 64
Views: 4,017
Posted By arseniii
Three main reasons: 1. Have money and want to...

Three main reasons:
1. Have money and want to show of(MOST LIKELY)
2. Working photographer who's equipment is partially sponsored by the employer(LESS LIKELY)
3. Perfectionists, just like to have...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-17-2010
Replies: 151
Views: 15,723
Posted By arseniii
Winogrand, H. Cartier-Bresson and Bruce Gilden as...

Winogrand, H. Cartier-Bresson and Bruce Gilden as for the one alive
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 04-16-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 6,027
Posted By arseniii
I am only satisfied when my film was shoot and...

I am only satisfied when my film was shoot and processed within 2 days. The colors are so much nicer when the film is developed right away after it's done. As for the process I use CoolScan IV and...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 04-14-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,913
Posted By arseniii
I used to have a Planar 50 zm. It was buttery...

I used to have a Planar 50 zm. It was buttery smooth and even across the whole range. May be even too smooth ;-) My 50mm 'cron is smooth too but you need to apply more force to twist it. On the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-13-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 2,763
Posted By arseniii
I'd say their service is quite bad for what you...

I'd say their service is quite bad for what you pay for. Last year I asked my dad to send me a camera from my home place which is about 60km away from where I live now. Guess what, it took them 2 1/2...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-10-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By arseniii
Ronald is right. Summicron is better...

Ronald is right. Summicron is better mechanically(solid build, smooth focus). Also, my v.3 (tabbed) CRON is smaller. In addition, I don't like this 1/3 aperture steps, slows you down if you are a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-05-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By arseniii
As a 160NC and 400NC user, I have to admin I...

As a 160NC and 400NC user, I have to admin I started to like VC better ;-\
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 04-05-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 4,077
Posted By arseniii
Apple is doing a good job so far. Take a word...

Apple is doing a good job so far. Take a word from electrical engineer and buy a MAC :-)
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-01-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,756
Posted By arseniii
I find it very interesting both in composition...

I find it very interesting both in composition and subject. Great professional work. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,139
Posted By arseniii
At least now you have a reason to get a Zeiss...

At least now you have a reason to get a Zeiss Ikon ;-)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By arseniii
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/18329/U18329I1269132014.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By arseniii
Zeiss is more contrasty, to be honest I prefer...

Zeiss is more contrasty, to be honest I prefer Zeiss look over Leica anytime... On the other hand the assembly quality of ZM lenses is far below of what Leica offers. But, if you're up for optics and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-19-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,722
Posted By arseniii
MPs will always be in demand, but prices will go...

MPs will always be in demand, but prices will go down eventually... Things are becoming more and more digital these days and I believe at some point used m8s will cost more than used MPs. However, I...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 03-16-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,331
Posted By arseniii
Not bad at all. Try to submit your work to...

Not bad at all. Try to submit your work to in-public.com. Your style is very similar to theirs and I bet they will have a submission window opening soon...

Also, regarding your web site design, for...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-14-2010
Replies: 183
Views: 14,202
Posted By arseniii
it's all about...

it's all about geometry

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3424/3905404193_74a8c2166f_o.jpg
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 03-13-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 3,835
Posted By arseniii
What time is the opening?

What time is the opening?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-12-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By arseniii
Totally agree with Steve M. It even took me a...

Totally agree with Steve M. It even took me a long long time to find a pro-lab that is gentle with film and does the development fast (within an hour at no additional cost). From my experience most...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 03-11-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 4,008
Posted By arseniii
I think the whole movie is just a great tutorial...

I think the whole movie is just a great tutorial on composition. Tarantino did a wonderful job, just pause your DVD at any moment and you will see what I mean :-)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-10-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,026
Posted By arseniii
580 is a fair price!

580 is a fair price!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 03-09-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,731
Posted By arseniii
ehhh big, heavy, max 22 exposures on the roll -...

ehhh big, heavy, max 22 exposures on the roll - not my cup of tea :-)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By arseniii
What do you do with your negs?

The question is mainly about what and how you store it.
I recently noticed that I already have around 1000 films cut and sleeved into something like this...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-04-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 2,244
Posted By arseniii
Talking FILM cameras, I am very eager to support...

Talking FILM cameras, I am very eager to support camera manufacturers but new Leicas are not exactly affordable :-) I wanted to buy Zeiss Ikon but I don't need it at the moment. I never had a new...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-02-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 7,219
Posted By arseniii
What I meant here was curves+Digital ICE+ Analog...

What I meant here was curves+Digital ICE+ Analog gain which is sufficient for me to obtain desired results in terms of contrast and grain...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 03-02-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 7,219
Posted By arseniii
I use Nikon IV and NikonScan by Nikon. It's a...

I use Nikon IV and NikonScan by Nikon. It's a quite powerful software I've got to say. It has levels and noise reduction option(which works really well in most cases)...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-26-2010
Replies: 156
Views: 17,731
Posted By arseniii
Honestly, digital gets seductively easy! I...

Honestly, digital gets seductively easy! I usually spend about an hour to scan a roll with Nikon 9000... Wonder, if this would be just faster to do post-processing in PS. The best combo would be an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-30-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,422
Posted By arseniii
There is no real functioning advantage, it's just...

There is no real functioning advantage, it's just the matter of preference. I used to own M6 and M6TTL and now I have an MP. MPs are just more pleasant to use and the black paint is a killer :-)
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 01-27-2010
Replies: 118
Views: 9,300
Posted By arseniii
No multitasking = no love! I'd rather go for a...

No multitasking = no love! I'd rather go for a Nexus One from google as an engineer I like things that can be adjusted to my liking.! As for Apple they say "hey, this is the best thing and you have...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-19-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,689
Posted By arseniii
One of my favorite street photographers. He is...

One of my favorite street photographers. He is also a member of in-public.com. There are plenty of talented photographers there...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 9,474
Posted By arseniii
101% the seller is the SCAMMER! Call PPal or bank...

101% the seller is the SCAMMER! Call PPal or bank as soon as you can.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-16-2010
Replies: 222
Views: 13,091
Posted By arseniii
Just cannot imagine myself using digital :-( To...

Just cannot imagine myself using digital :-( To learn all over again: Photoshop, Computers, aspect ratio, pixel, e.t.c. I am very intuitive with my film Leica and I know in advance what exposure to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By arseniii
One day in Cuba

I had an opportunity to visit Holguin a third largest city in Cuba at the beginning of January. Here, I wanted to share some results, I did 3x400iso and 1x160iso films. 400iso ones got damaged by...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-12-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,713
Posted By arseniii
Ordered griptac on Dec. 20th 2oo9. It's arrived...

Ordered griptac on Dec. 20th 2oo9. It's arrived on Jan 4th 2o1o. They are slow a bit but the quality of their products worth the wait... They might have gone on vacation or smth. I hope it'll turn...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 6,446
Posted By arseniii
Not the viewfinder just the back eyepiece(the...

Not the viewfinder just the back eyepiece(the culprit). To do so take a rubber piece off from the back of the camera and there are 3 screws down there. The rest is simple...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 6,446
Posted By arseniii
I used a tiny bit of rubber glue to seal it. It...

I used a tiny bit of rubber glue to seal it. It was hard to put the rubber eyepiece cover back, I have to ask Leica to send me another one ;)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2010
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,156
Posted By arseniii
Leica mp + griptac

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/18329/U18329I1263226447.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 6,446
Posted By arseniii
Finally, my camera is to my liking now! Griptac...

Finally, my camera is to my liking now! Griptac does it beautifully for me... I also removed the dust from the finder myself, was a 30min task!

Here a some pics just of the "body...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-30-2009
Replies: 59
Views: 12,785
Posted By arseniii
Awesome camera! Some actual images it produces,...

Awesome camera! Some actual images it produces, please...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2009
Replies: 141
Views: 26,733
Posted By arseniii
it's also a big sign that one's photography SUCKS!

it's also a big sign that one's photography SUCKS!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 5,378
Posted By arseniii
Why bother, who cares what camera you...

Why bother, who cares what camera you used...
STUPID THREAD!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-26-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By arseniii
Decisive moment is right there! I like...

Decisive moment is right there! I like...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-26-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,769
Posted By arseniii
DITTO! :-)

DITTO! :-)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-19-2009
Replies: 7,409
Views: 3,777,156
Posted By arseniii
5 things that make my life let's say...

5 things that make my life let's say "pleasurable" and my wallet let's say "thinner"~!

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/18329/U18329I1261276757.SEQ.0.jpg

Apple MacBook Pro
Nokia...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-18-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,431
Posted By arseniii
Sounds like a good deal! Used ones go for 1200CAD...

Sounds like a good deal! Used ones go for 1200CAD these days. M6 is very very very good camera - have it!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-17-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By arseniii
Hmmm that's a tough one! I heard you can buy it...

Hmmm that's a tough one! I heard you can buy it at rangefinderforum (classifieds section) if you get lucky!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-17-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 7,662
Posted By arseniii
I heard a story of a photographer who took...

I heard a story of a photographer who took pictures from the plane(open roof one) and one of his Ms fell off. It was found a month later by the farmer. The film was safe, and the camera worked!
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