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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-30-2018
Replies: 213
Views: 24,076
Posted By KarlG
Here are two from my Tokyo trip last year - both...

Here are two from my Tokyo trip last year - both with the Leica Q. I need to upload some of my film images & will share when I do.

I'm excited to head back to Japan for a month-long trip in only a...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-12-2018
Replies: 2,416
Views: 351,786
Posted By KarlG
A few interesting new additions for...

A few interesting new additions for me:

Nobuyoshi Araki - Sentimental Journey
Anders Petersen & Jacob Aue Sobol - Veins
Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris-Webb - Violet Isle
Joel Meyerowitz - Cape...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-24-2018
Replies: 44
Views: 2,617
Posted By KarlG
Depends on where I'm going and how I want to...

Depends on where I'm going and how I want to shoot, as well as with whom I am travelling.

Europe with my girlfriend over Christmas - I took my Leica Q and M240 +35mm/50mm. Used a single camera the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 6,932
Posted By KarlG
From their responses to the tweet, the product...

From their responses to the tweet, the product should be available in market in March 2018.

They've confirmed not Ektachrome or Kodachrome, but have been silent when people have mentioned T-Max...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-14-2018
Replies: 1,623
Views: 103,098
Posted By KarlG
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4497/24304202738_74...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4497/24304202738_74cd1a99c9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/D2FoJf)Tokyo, September 2017 (https://flic.kr/p/D2FoJf) by Karl Grenet (https://www.flickr.com/photos/karlgrenet/),...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 11-03-2017
Replies: 1,623
Views: 103,098
Posted By KarlG
Two from my recent trip to...

Two from my recent trip to Tokyo:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4497/24304202738_74cd1a99c9_b.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4486/24101078498_ac0bdf864a_b.jpg
Forum: Photo Software 11-01-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 5,704
Posted By KarlG
Looks interesting - thanks!

Looks interesting - thanks!
Forum: Photo Software 11-01-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 5,704
Posted By KarlG
I have tried Gimp, but it's not really what I...

I have tried Gimp, but it's not really what I need - I don't tend to do too much editing to my images other than basic exposure/colour/contrast.

All I really need is a solid digital asset...
Forum: Photo Software 11-01-2017
Replies: 69
Views: 5,704
Posted By KarlG
I'll be following this with great interest....

I'll be following this with great interest. Adobe's announcement that they are going full-subscription has lost me as a customer - I update every two versions, currently on LR5 and was waiting for...
Forum: Travel 10-31-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By KarlG
Ahhh, India... I love photographing there and...

Ahhh, India... I love photographing there and have been 6 times over the past 5 years!

I love shooting in the big cities - Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata are my favourites. Highly recommend visiting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-14-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 2,663
Posted By KarlG
Nuanced ...

Nuanced

...
Forum: Travel 08-23-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 5,496
Posted By KarlG
Great images and I loved the write-up on your...

Great images and I loved the write-up on your blog - it sounds like it was an amazing adventure! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 06-29-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2,862
Posted By KarlG
Haha this is a great concept and I love your...

Haha this is a great concept and I love your answers!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-13-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 3,486
Posted By KarlG
I've been feeling increasingly like this...

I've been feeling increasingly like this recently, and as a result have been shooting less and less. I do enjoy the process of street photography, but haven't taken an image I consider to be 'good'...
Forum: Leica Q / T / X Series 03-28-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 3,496
Posted By KarlG
Lovely images & review! I've actually gone the...

Lovely images & review!

I've actually gone the other way - I sold my 28mm Summicron to fund the purchase of a Q as a complementary body to my M240.

I haven't used wide angle lenses on my M240...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-06-2017
Replies: 601
Views: 51,561
Posted By KarlG
A few of mine from India &...

A few of mine from India & Myanmar:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8221/29835727196_f0ceec4459_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MstUeA)Kalaymyo, Myanmar (https://flic.kr/p/MstUeA) by Karl Grenet...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-10-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3,684
Posted By KarlG
My kit is: Bodies: Leica Q, Leica M240, Leica...

My kit is:

Bodies: Leica Q, Leica M240, Leica MP
Lenses: 21mm Voigtlander f/1.8, 35mm Summicron ASPH, 50mm Summilux ASPH, 90mm Elmarit-M
Medium format: Mamiya 7 + 80mm

I have a few other lenses...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-06-2016
Replies: 73
Views: 6,464
Posted By KarlG
Great work Vince, and very inspirational! ...

Great work Vince, and very inspirational! Congratulations on the exhibition & all the best with the project in the future!
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-21-2016
Replies: 129
Views: 36,955
Posted By KarlG
Simply a beautiful tonal range in that image! ...

Simply a beautiful tonal range in that image! I'm in the process of picking a B&W film for a project, and seeing that image has added HP5 to my list of options!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-19-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
Posted By KarlG
I use a braided Annie Barton strap with my MP....

I use a braided Annie Barton strap with my MP.

Check out https://www.barton1972.com/camerastrap (I bought from an Australian retailer, so not sure about pricing / shipping etc, as they appear to be...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 09-12-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 5,381
Posted By KarlG
I love this project! Really great connection with...

I love this project! Really great connection with & documentary of your subjects, and simply excellent images!

Thanks for sharing, and thanks very much for also sharing your post / e-Book. VERY...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-18-2016
Replies: 2,934
Views: 1,783,441
Posted By KarlG
In recent months, it's been dark when I leave...

In recent months, it's been dark when I leave home, and dark when I arrive back from work, so I'm looking forward to doing some solid walking and shooting on the weekend!

Will walk to a beachside...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-15-2016
Replies: 149
Views: 13,406
Posted By KarlG
Depends on what I've been shooting, but my...

Depends on what I've been shooting, but my general walkaround camera is my MP & B&W film. I also use a medium format for a project I'm working on and an M240 for another project.

I've been really...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-11-2016
Replies: 84
Views: 7,598
Posted By KarlG
I have a subscription to BJP (British Journal of...

I have a subscription to BJP (British Journal of Photography), and have just signed up for LFI as a result of this thread! M-Magazine looks good also, may have to consider adding that to the list too!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 08-01-2016
Replies: 26
Views: 2,292
Posted By KarlG
I have very long list of photography projects...

I have very long list of photography projects that I have either started or plan on starting at some point - that's my only real photography bucket list.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-24-2016
Replies: 68
Views: 6,301
Posted By KarlG
I use a Timbuk2 messenger bag - lightweight, just...

I use a Timbuk2 messenger bag - lightweight, just the right amount of space for 2x Ms with lenses, plus an extra 1-2 lenses (depending on what you use).
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-19-2016
Replies: 434
Views: 25,677
Posted By KarlG
Lynn - only just came across this thread/series....

Lynn - only just came across this thread/series. Excellent work! I'm currently working on a project in St Kilda, and this has definitely given me a lot of inspiration and motivation to shoot more...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-19-2016
Replies: 69
Views: 5,940
Posted By KarlG
I aim to limit the gear I am carrying to the...

I aim to limit the gear I am carrying to the minimum. Always depends on the project I am working on - my current projects (and hence current gear I carry) are:

1. Documentary project on the Murray...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-14-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 4,672
Posted By KarlG
Love her work - hadn't seen it before! Thanks!

Love her work - hadn't seen it before! Thanks!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-14-2016
Replies: 62
Views: 4,672
Posted By KarlG
Alex Webb Saul Leiter Gueorgui Pinkhassov Harry...

Alex Webb
Saul Leiter
Gueorgui Pinkhassov
Harry Gruyaert
Jesse Marlow
Matt Stuart
Raghubir Singh
Tavepong Pratoomwong
Oscar Palomares
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 04-06-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By KarlG
Alex Webb - Suffering Of Light Stephen Shore -...

Alex Webb - Suffering Of Light
Stephen Shore - Uncommon Places
Saul Leiter - Early Color
Joel Sternfeld - American Prospects
Jesse Marlow - Don't Just Tell Them, Show Them
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-20-2015
Replies: 595
Views: 73,068
Posted By KarlG
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/721/22137625858_ca7...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/721/22137625858_ca7de591a2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zJe7Us)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/zJe7Us) by Karl Grenet (https://www.flickr.com/photos/karlgrenet/), on Flickr
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 03-19-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,962
Posted By KarlG
Alex Webb & David Alan Harvey, probably. Like...

Alex Webb & David Alan Harvey, probably. Like Allen, I also like Matt Stuart's work.

Who can say what will be remembered in x years though!

Good point from Ned regarding the legacy of files vs...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 03-15-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By KarlG
Looking pretty clean! I get a LOT of magenta...

Looking pretty clean! I get a LOT of magenta color shading on the right edge of the image (and to a lesser extent on the left). Been using the Adobe FlatField plugin in Lightroom to correct it, but...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 03-04-2015
Replies: 60
Views: 3,872
Posted By KarlG
A perfect visual homage to John Cage's 4'33" -...

A perfect visual homage to John Cage's 4'33" - well done!
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-08-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 4,036
Posted By KarlG
For me, what makes a good street photograph is a...

For me, what makes a good street photograph is a balance between composition, interesting layers, the capture of a moment or moments within the frame & something which tells a story at the same time....
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 01-20-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 4,121
Posted By KarlG
Yep, I'd definitely be interested in a street...

Yep, I'd definitely be interested in a street photography forum - it's my main area of interest in photography!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2014
Replies: 397
Views: 44,868
Posted By KarlG
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7494/15688718620_5b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7494/15688718620_5ba5768ae1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pUmMsC)Confrontation (https://flic.kr/p/pUmMsC) by Karl Grenet (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2014
Replies: 178
Views: 33,064
Posted By KarlG
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7497/15693986170_34...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7497/15693986170_34710f0b1f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pUPMjs)Above the Skyline (https://flic.kr/p/pUPMjs) by Karl Grenet (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2014
Replies: 492
Views: 92,913
Posted By KarlG
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8570/15690268237_78...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8570/15690268237_78ecdd76e8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pUuJ7a)Shopkeeper Portrait (https://flic.kr/p/pUuJ7a) by Karl Grenet...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2014
Replies: 381
Views: 43,830
Posted By KarlG
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8569/15261642433_bd...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8569/15261642433_bd881c1146_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pfBUA6)
Triangular Stare (https://flic.kr/p/pfBUA6) by Karl Grenet (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2014
Replies: 142
Views: 19,157
Posted By KarlG
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3953/15686405541_90...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3953/15686405541_9020b0495e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pU9VRX)
Shadows and Lines (https://flic.kr/p/pU9VRX) by Karl Grenet (https://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/),...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 08-21-2014
Replies: 786
Views: 115,098
Posted By KarlG
Thank you all for your posts! I will be visiting...

Thank you all for your posts! I will be visiting Hanoi in the first week of October - really looking forward to exploring the streets and meeting the people of this beautiful city!
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 05-22-2013
Replies: 43
Poll: 21 vs 25
Views: 5,035
Posted By KarlG
Shameless plug for anyone considering the ZM...

Shameless plug for anyone considering the ZM 25mm, I'm selling my copy in the classifieds for $890 including shipping -...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-06-2013
Replies: 54
Views: 6,608
Posted By KarlG
I use my DSLR kit for pro gigs - anything where I...

I use my DSLR kit for pro gigs - anything where I need very fast & accurate autofocus.

While I love my Fuji, I'm actually selling my X-Pro1 & 35mm (see classifieds if interested) as more and more...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-07-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 6,541
Posted By KarlG
I didn't not vote disagree on this one. A...

I didn't not vote disagree on this one.

A single picture may not tell the entire story, but it most certainly can tell a story.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-26-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 5,809
Posted By KarlG
BP MP x 2 18S-E 24 Lux 50 Lux ASPH 90 Cron AA

BP MP x 2
18S-E
24 Lux
50 Lux ASPH
90 Cron AA
Forum: Fuji X Series 03-26-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,715
Posted By KarlG
Yeah, I use the CV 15 on the X-Pro1. I've...

Yeah, I use the CV 15 on the X-Pro1. I've noticed the smeared corners when wide open, but only after reading about it being a potential issue and actively looking for it.

I usually put a slight...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-21-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,914
Posted By KarlG
I've had the same thing with my M4-P. I find...

I've had the same thing with my M4-P. I find that the adapter I use for my CV 15mm doesn't lock in properly, so I have to be very careful when using that lens. I've also almost lost my 50mm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,198
Posted By KarlG
Portra / Ektar are my two favourites, but I quite...

Portra / Ektar are my two favourites, but I quite like Fuji Superia as well.

I recommend checking out the Flickr group 'Film Database' (www.flickr.com/groups/filmdatabase...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-05-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,159
Posted By KarlG
This has been the opposite of my experience....

This has been the opposite of my experience.

I've moved to Fuji for most of my non-DSLR work & I don't think I've picked up my M8 since I got the Fuji. I've used my M4-P a few times, but only...
Forum: RFF Polls 03-03-2013
Replies: 291
Views: 25,984
Posted By KarlG
Isn't all photography dead? Well, unless it's...

Isn't all photography dead? Well, unless it's alive. Some of it appears to be gravely ill, but I hear we're on the brink of a cure - we just need to get out and shoot more and hope for the best...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-28-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 5,618
Posted By KarlG
Keith - I believe you also shoot a Nikon DSLR,...

Keith - I believe you also shoot a Nikon DSLR, right? The Nokton 1.1 is a similar size to my Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 (which, from memory, is slightly larger than the Nikon equivalent).
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-25-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 6,310
Posted By KarlG
I wouldn't mess with a Martian, or master of...

I wouldn't mess with a Martian, or master of their arts, myself. Who knows what they'd be capable of...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 02-22-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 5,618
Posted By KarlG
I love my 50/1.1 Nokton. It certainly has its...

I love my 50/1.1 Nokton. It certainly has its pros and cons & I will generally go with my 50/2 Summicron due to the size/weight/rendering unless I want the low DOF or need the speed, but if I'm...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-12-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 16,618
Posted By KarlG
I'm not going to even try and guess which is...

I'm not going to even try and guess which is which! Of the three, I like the rendering of #2 best, followed closely by #1. Interested to see the results of your other tests (as well as find out...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-11-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,763
Posted By KarlG
Looks good to me - no issues seeing the image &...

Looks good to me - no issues seeing the image & the classic Sonnar rendering is definitely apparent to me!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-01-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 5,282
Posted By KarlG
Happy birthday Helen! Though we've not...

Happy birthday Helen! Though we've not interacted on here, I've been inspired by your photography, both on here and posted on Flickr, for years.

Hope you have a great day!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-30-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 8,053
Posted By KarlG
You could get an M4-P or M4-2 for around $600 if...

You could get an M4-P or M4-2 for around $600 if you're patient and keep your eyes open. I think I saw a decent quality M4-P for around that amount within the last month. Then pick up a Jupiter-8...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-15-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,226
Posted By KarlG
Very true - it's images like that which remind me...

Very true - it's images like that which remind me that, if I want to get the best results that I am capable of, I need to put in maximum effort possible.

Days where I'm feeling lazy about my...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2012
Replies: 89
Views: 6,418
Posted By KarlG
Insta-backpedal: http://blog.instagram.com/post/3...

Insta-backpedal:

http://blog.instagram.com/post/38252135408/thank-you-and-were-listening
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-13-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By KarlG
I use the 15mm on my M4-P quite regularly. As...

I use the 15mm on my M4-P quite regularly. As others have mentioned, the lens isn't rangefinder coupled, which means that changing the focus on the lens won't have any effect on the rangefinder...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-12-2012
Replies: 157
Views: 12,100
Posted By KarlG
Yep, I have a full Canon DSLR kit which I use for...

Yep, I have a full Canon DSLR kit which I use for night events, anything telephoto, studio shots (though I want to start using my M8 for that) and long-exposure stuffs (due to Live View).

Shooting...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,811
Posted By KarlG
Indeed they are. From the OP - "Slide film will...

Indeed they are. From the OP - "Slide film will be my preferred choice, but I can use negative colour film as well."
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,811
Posted By KarlG
Astia is the only lower-saturation slide film I...

Astia is the only lower-saturation slide film I can think of. Otherwise, Portra NC would be a winner as well.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 5,253
Posted By KarlG
Excellent image & the perfect way to handle that...

Excellent image & the perfect way to handle that type of situation.

As a potential benefit to this situation, I'm hopeful that the police / other authorities involved have learned something about...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,744
Posted By KarlG
There's also the option of a Zeiss Biogon (either...

There's also the option of a Zeiss Biogon (either 35/2 or 35/2.8) - both of which have a lovely rendering. You could likely pick up either one for around the same price as a Summaron (the 35/2 used;...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-25-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 3,727,488
Posted By KarlG
I would certainly be interested in an e-book. ...

I would certainly be interested in an e-book. I've followed your site and quite enjoy your writing style (though I've not come across the book until now). I would defnitely be interested in buying...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-16-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By KarlG
Not sure about the Nikon 50/1.4 Planar, but in...

Not sure about the Nikon 50/1.4 Planar, but in Canon-world, it's widely accepted that the Zeiss 50mm f/2.0 Makro-Planar has significantly superior image quality over the f/1.4 model.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-15-2012
Replies: 201
Views: 49,907
Posted By KarlG
I find the M8 to be excellent for B&W, especially...

I find the M8 to be excellent for B&W, especially (as noted previously) when the IR-cut filters are not being used.

I've played around with shooting RAW + small B&W JPEG when shooting B&W, but I...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-25-2012
Replies: 117
Views: 10,537
Posted By KarlG
This is a topic I've been thinking a bit about...

This is a topic I've been thinking a bit about recently. Since I got a 50 Summicron, I've noticed that it's generally fast enough for the majority of my shooting & I've picked it up over my Nokton...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-25-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 19,052
Posted By KarlG
The two big ones for me are fencing, which has...

The two big ones for me are fencing, which has been a major part of my life for 17 years now, and urban exploration, which pairs itself nicely with photography!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-13-2012
Replies: 144
Views: 10,475
Posted By KarlG
Count me in for this, will be a great project to...

Count me in for this, will be a great project to get me out and shooting more! At the moment, a roll of film can take anywhere from 1-4 weeks to get through, so this will force me to get out and...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 05-24-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 4,490
Posted By KarlG
Of the two choices, it depends on the conditions...

Of the two choices, it depends on the conditions you like to shoot in (i.e. is the maximum aperture of the Summarit going to limit you in any way?)

In addition, as others have noted, is your...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2012
Replies: 397
Views: 27,388
Posted By KarlG
Not a chance - there's nothing about that lens...

Not a chance - there's nothing about that lens (or any lens really) which justifies a price tag that high.

Quite happy with my v4 50mm Summicron and, even if the price were $2k less, I still...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-26-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,674
Posted By KarlG
I'm looking forward to seeing what Ikea calls it...

I'm looking forward to seeing what Ikea calls it - perhaps the Henrik, or Winögranna.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-17-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,329
Posted By KarlG
Yeah, interesting thread indeed. Funily enough,...

Yeah, interesting thread indeed. Funily enough, reading the responses to that thread which misinterpreted the original post just made me appreciate the quality of RFF posters even more!

Agreed...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-17-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,329
Posted By KarlG
Only thing I've heard of them was from this...

Only thing I've heard of them was from this thread - http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=1174258
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 04-10-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,303
Posted By KarlG
I use a sling style strap which goes diagonally...

I use a sling style strap which goes diagonally across my body and lets the camera sit around hip-level.

The strap attaches to the tripod hole with a carabiner which allows the camera to slide up...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-10-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,181
Posted By KarlG
Here's my Flickr for these sort of things -...

Here's my Flickr for these sort of things - http://www.flickr.com/photos/disinteresting/

Been quite a passion of mine for quite a while now. I would definitely agree with previous comments about...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 3,868
Posted By KarlG
Yeah, noticed this the other day - will...

Yeah, noticed this the other day - will definitely ensure Freestyle gets my film business in the future!
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-03-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 2,835
Posted By KarlG
Similarly to charjohncarter, I use a DSLR when...

Similarly to charjohncarter, I use a DSLR when I'm shooting studio / fast paced events where TTL comes in handy, or where I need high ISO / AF (e.g. weddings).

I use a pretty basic Canon DSLR kit -...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-02-2012
Replies: 84
Views: 6,096
Posted By KarlG
I haven't read the other posts yet, but these are...

I haven't read the other posts yet, but these are my picks from the last...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-01-2012
Replies: 148
Views: 8,454
Posted By KarlG
I bought my M4-P when I was 28 & my M8 when I was...

I bought my M4-P when I was 28 & my M8 when I was 29, after my brother introduced me to rangefinders with an old Zorki-4 & Jupiter-8.

Now, my DSLR kit barely gets used, unless it's a lowlowlow...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-27-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 3,875
Posted By KarlG
I was thinking just the other day that I want to...

I was thinking just the other day that I want to just shoot film this week using one lens!

My combo for the week is M4-P, 50mm Nokton 1.1 & Tri-X. Got a roll at box speed in there at the moment,...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-26-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By KarlG
Hi Andrew, I'm in Sydney at the moment, but I...

Hi Andrew,

I'm in Sydney at the moment, but I come down to Melbourne fairly frequently for work. I'll get in touch when I'm next in the area!

Cheers
Karl
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-25-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By KarlG
Thank you all for your feedback! I had suspected...

Thank you all for your feedback! I had suspected that it may be a case of selling the lens for parts. Oh well, at least there's a lovely Canon P sitting at home waiting for film!

I may have to...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 03-25-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By KarlG
Repairing a Canon 50mm f/1.2

Hi everyone,

A Canon LTM 50mm f/1.2 has come into my possession via a friend who managed to buy it and a pretty good condition Canon P as a set for $5 AUD (he doesn't shoot film or rangefinders,...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-14-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,332
Posted By KarlG
A very interesting topic and one I've been...

A very interesting topic and one I've been grappling with quite recently.

I've had a running personal project documenting my city's abandoned buildings, tunnels, drains & rooftops of skyscrapers -...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-06-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 4,331
Posted By KarlG
A new approach to finding the ever elusive...

A new approach to finding the ever elusive "perfect bag" - find a bag that you like and then mould your kit around the bag!

Congrats on the new acquisitions, Joe!
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-05-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 4,087
Posted By KarlG
From @strobist on Twitter, Roberts Camera and...

From @strobist on Twitter, Roberts Camera and Midwest Photo.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-05-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,457
Posted By KarlG
Congratulations Damaso, very inspiring! I bet...

Congratulations Damaso, very inspiring! I bet you're thrilled - make the most of the opportunity (I'm sure you will!)
Forum: Travel 02-29-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 4,533
Posted By KarlG
I disagree with this. I recently visited...

I disagree with this. I recently visited Cambodia and Thailand and took my M8, M4-P, 15mm, 35mm, 50mm and 90mm.

Some nights, I only took the M8 with me; others, I only took the M4-P with me. ...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-19-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 4,595
Posted By KarlG
I want to pick up a 50 / 1.5 Nokton this year &...

I want to pick up a 50 / 1.5 Nokton this year & maybe replace my 25 & 35 Biogons with a 28 Summicron.

Might look into an Elinchrom Ranger Quadra as well, or other portable strobe / battery pack...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 02-12-2012
Replies: 147
Views: 25,644
Posted By KarlG
I bought an M8 in 2011 and am still loving it in...

I bought an M8 in 2011 and am still loving it in 2012. My other camera is a 5D2 as well, which I use with the 24L & 85L.

I find that my go-to camera is always the M8, with the only exceptions...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 6,424
Posted By KarlG
Thanks for this thread & the examples guys, this...

Thanks for this thread & the examples guys, this has inspired me to put my CV 15mm to use over the weekend!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 7,581
Posted By KarlG
As someone with a 5DII, 24LII & 50/1.4, I can't...

As someone with a 5DII, 24LII & 50/1.4, I can't recommend this combo enough. The size is the only thing that I don't like, but otherwise it's a pretty awesome setup!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-17-2011
Replies: 76
Views: 7,080
Posted By KarlG
Well, the recent lack of availability of Leica...

Well, the recent lack of availability of Leica products and corresponding soaring used marked due to this lack of availability gives Leica the perfect justification to increase their prices - hey,...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-16-2011
Replies: 7,462
Views: 3,799,060
Posted By KarlG
Haha that M19 is pretty sweet & the MP without...

Haha that M19 is pretty sweet & the MP without engraving is simply lovely!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-16-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,858
Posted By KarlG
I'd agree with everyone else - mix up the whole...

I'd agree with everyone else - mix up the whole batch and then store appropriately.

I like the idea of storing it in an empty wine cask though, that's pretty cool! Are those wine casks completely...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-10-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,037
Posted By KarlG
It will be interesting to see whether this...

It will be interesting to see whether this announcement actually results in more Leica stock as they haven't had much in there the few times I've been in the store...

Always good to see a greater...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 11-10-2011
Replies: 1,368
Views: 324,755
Posted By KarlG
This is good to hear, is there space for one more...

This is good to hear, is there space for one more person to join you guys? :)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-06-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,507
Posted By KarlG
Haven't read the responses yet, but I would...

Haven't read the responses yet, but I would say:
1. Sonnar
2. Summilux
3. Planar
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2011
Replies: 119
Views: 12,695
Posted By KarlG
Mine too, but I prefer mine to be abandoned and...

Mine too, but I prefer mine to be abandoned and slowly falling apart!

Here are a few from my most recent...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-01-2011
Replies: 115
Views: 49,095
Posted By KarlG
I've posted this elsewhere before, but this is my...

I've posted this elsewhere before, but this is my M4-P with Deep Jade composite leather from Cameraleather.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3185/5868664084_ba94b90e94_b.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By KarlG
Ahh, I wish I had known of the Sydney market last...

Ahh, I wish I had known of the Sydney market last week!

Is there a newsletter I could sign up to to get updates on when these events are held? I always seem to find out about them either on the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-24-2011
Replies: 95
Views: 5,587
Posted By KarlG
I started out in the rangefinder world with a...

I started out in the rangefinder world with a Zorki-4 and Jupiter-8 & then picked up my Canon Serenar 35mm f/2.8.

First Leica was the M4-P and I still love using it (with any of my lenses) - if I...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 10-13-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,907
Posted By KarlG
So, much like a banana then?

So, much like a banana then?
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-08-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,495
Posted By KarlG
I recently had the same decision to make and was...

I recently had the same decision to make and was looking at the two Biogons (25/28) & the 28/2 Ultron as well. What helped me in my decision was looking at the difference in framelines (using the...
Forum: Travel 10-03-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By KarlG
Thanks guys, it was an amazing trip! Adeir - A...

Thanks guys, it was an amazing trip!

Adeir - A combination of patience and it being the low season, so there were a lot fewer tourists at Angkor!

Sevres_babylone - Thank you! I laughed when I...
Forum: Travel 10-03-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By KarlG
Pai,...

Pai,...
Forum: Travel 10-03-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By KarlG
Angkor Park & Siem Reap,...

Angkor Park & Siem Reap,...
Forum: Travel 10-03-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By KarlG
A few shots from Singapore, Cambodia & Thailand

Hi everyone,

Just thought I'd share a few photos from my recent trip to Singapore, Cambodia & Thailand.

Most of these would have been shot with the M8 + 35/2 Biogon, with only a few from the CV...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-29-2011
Replies: 140
Views: 16,381
Posted By KarlG
Here's mine - http://alensinneed.tumblr.com/ A...

Here's mine - http://alensinneed.tumblr.com/

A few shots from my recent trip to South East Asia on there, need to do some more shooting now that I'm back to get some new content!
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 09-27-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 12,923
Posted By KarlG
Haha wow... that's really annoying, I was...

Haha wow... that's really annoying, I was considering buying one of these in the near future due to the relatively cheap cost. Guessing prices go up in the short term because of this!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 5,574
Posted By KarlG
If any system, I'll put a vote in for the Zeiss...

If any system, I'll put a vote in for the Zeiss Biogon 35mm f/2.8 (or f/2.0) used on the Leica M8 (46.55mm equivalent focal length). :)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-25-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,259
Posted By KarlG
I have a similar decision on my hands, actually,...

I have a similar decision on my hands, actually, and have been doing a stack of reading on this very subject (although I already have the 35/2 Biogon, so I'm more considering which of the 21/25 Zeiss...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-24-2011
Replies: 115
Views: 8,060
Posted By KarlG
I'm off to SE Asia in a week, taking the M4-P for...

I'm off to SE Asia in a week, taking the M4-P for B&W and M8 for colour, with the 15/4.5, 35/2 & 90/4.

I figure that gives me a good spread of focal lengths (esp. taking into consideration the...
Forum: Travel 08-23-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,062
Posted By KarlG
Nice one, I'm doing a similar trip starting next...

Nice one, I'm doing a similar trip starting next week. Singapore -> Phnom Penh -> Siem Reap -> Chiang Mai -> Bangkok -> home.

Enjoy your trip!
Forum: Travel 08-08-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 4,008
Posted By KarlG
I'm heading off to South East Asia for a few...

I'm heading off to South East Asia for a few weeks in a month or so. Going to leave all my DSLR gear at home in favour of my M8/M4-P for back up, 35/2 Biogon, CV 15 and 90 Elmar. 10 rolls Tri-X & 5...
Forum: Travel 08-08-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By KarlG
I'm doing a very similar trip in 4 weeks time, so...

I'm doing a very similar trip in 4 weeks time, so I'll reply back with tips for Cambodia when I get back!

From the research I've done, the stuff I'm looking forward to are the temples at Angkor...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-18-2011
Replies: 207
Views: 21,494
Posted By KarlG
I'm heading off to S/E Asia in a few months. ...

I'm heading off to S/E Asia in a few months. Going to take two bodies (M8 for colour & M4-P for B&W), my CV 15mm, Biogon 35/2 and Elmar-C 90/4 + a brick of Tri-X.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-11-2011
Replies: 1,368
Views: 324,755
Posted By KarlG
Still waiting for the mail and checking the...

Still waiting for the mail and checking the tracking info daily... ;)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2011
Replies: 8,947
Views: 873,972
Posted By KarlG
Just bought a used (less than 5,000 actuations)...

Just bought a used (less than 5,000 actuations) M8, just waiting for the mail now!
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 07-07-2011
Replies: 1,368
Views: 324,755
Posted By KarlG
Just bought an M8 - looking forward to the post...

Just bought an M8 - looking forward to the post so that I can add to this awesome thread!

Great shots all!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-27-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 2,843
Posted By KarlG
Yeah, agreed. If it wasn't for shops like...

Yeah, agreed. If it wasn't for shops like Freestyle (although their shipping is so painful it's only worth it for large orders) or the wonders of Ebay, I would find it tough to justify the cost of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-26-2011
Replies: 7,462
Views: 3,799,060
Posted By KarlG
It was an incredibly easy job to recover it,...

It was an incredibly easy job to recover it, surprisingly!

I actually found removing the residual glues from the body to be more time consuming / annoying. The cover was a 15-20 minute job in the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-22-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,901
Posted By KarlG
I've got a chrome 35mm 2.8 Canon LTM, they're...

I've got a chrome 35mm 2.8 Canon LTM, they're pretty nice & definitely low contrast!

Not sure the going rate - antiquecameras.net puts the price at $250-325, but not sure how current that is. I...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-13-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 7,737
Posted By KarlG
Just got an email from Morgan apologising for the...

Just got an email from Morgan apologising for the delay & confirming that the order had been shipped last week.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-09-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 7,737
Posted By KarlG
I am another customer waiting for either my...

I am another customer waiting for either my product, a return email (I have sent him three emails now, none of which have been responded to) or a refund.

Terrible service & I agree with Chris...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-08-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,808
Posted By KarlG
Very nice stuff, I especially like the tones in...

Very nice stuff, I especially like the tones in #2 (big fan of the deep blacks as well) - #3 is an excellent capture & #4 is simply hilarious!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-08-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,337
Posted By KarlG
My only Leica body is an M4-P and it's such a...

My only Leica body is an M4-P and it's such a pleasure to use. There's a certain something about getting out and shooting with it that I am yet to find with any other camera.

My next camera is...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 06-08-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 3,763
Posted By KarlG
Same as this. Generally, I don't use filters...

Same as this.

Generally, I don't use filters on any of my lenses. Not my RF lenses; not my Canon L primes (including the 85L, which has a ridiculously large front element).

Only exception is...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2011
Replies: 8,947
Views: 873,972
Posted By KarlG
Just bought a 90mm Elmar-C from Fraser here in...

Just bought a 90mm Elmar-C from Fraser here in the classifieds. Just waiting for it to arrive now!

Just need an M3 now and will have a nice M4-P + Biogon / M3 + 90mm Elmar-C combo to take with...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-27-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 4,621
Posted By KarlG
Funnily enough, I hadn't heard about the birth...

Funnily enough, I hadn't heard about the birth year Leica thing until recently... Then I checked the serial of my M4-P and found out it was made between December 1981 & June 1982. I was born in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-16-2011
Replies: 161
Views: 10,921
Posted By KarlG
Now, that's just weird, here's my version of that...

Now, that's just weird, here's my version of that shot!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5042/5299217370_546f3927ab_z.jpg

I'll add another one or two as...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-15-2011
Replies: 94
Views: 8,306
Posted By KarlG
I blame my brother for my shift towards...

I blame my brother for my shift towards rangefinders... Since as far back as I can remember, he's had an interest in photography (shooting film only, with no interest in digital whatsoever).

I...
Forum: RFF Polls 05-15-2011
Replies: 301
Views: 25,854
Posted By KarlG
I ticked 'Other' - I work in superannuation...

I ticked 'Other' - I work in superannuation (Australia's retirement system, similar to UK pensions & US 401K plans) providing technical & investment consulting services within a large financial...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-14-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,908
Posted By KarlG
Agree completely. As someone who is out...

Agree completely. As someone who is out exploring most weekends, some of the nasty stuff you find at these places can be pretty bad - worth being as careful as you can & no shot is worth your life..
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2011
Replies: 149
Views: 20,807
Posted By KarlG
M4-P for me, used. Looking to buy a second body...

M4-P for me, used.

Looking to buy a second body in the near future & will probably get another M4-P, an M4 or an M2. Not sure which yet, as all have good points..
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-03-2011
Replies: 3,801
Views: 316,632
Posted By KarlG
M4-P & 35/2 Biogon + Tri-X for me.

M4-P & 35/2 Biogon + Tri-X for me.
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-19-2011
Replies: 839
Views: 328,631
Posted By KarlG
Definitely! His images and Michael's (actually,...

Definitely! His images and Michael's (actually, the majority of the images in this thread) have been one of the main reasons why I've just placed an order for one! Can't wait to receive it and have...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-12-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,472
Posted By KarlG
Yeah, I've laughed at that one plenty of times -...

Yeah, I've laughed at that one plenty of times - my favourite comment was "Cartier Bresson is the guy on the bike ?!"

Both hilarious & really concerning at the same time.. As one poster commented,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-01-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 2,881
Posted By KarlG
My current wishlist looks like this: 50mm Planar...

My current wishlist looks like this:

50mm Planar
50mm Nokton 1.1
35mm Nokton
35mm C-Biogon 2.8
21mm Biogon 2.8
75mm Summilux

That oughta do for now... ;)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-29-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,030
Posted By KarlG
I do quite a lot of urban exploration photography...

I do quite a lot of urban exploration photography in disused/abandoned industrial sites. For some reason, I always end up taking photos of control panels & indicators on the machinery.....
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 4,387
Posted By KarlG
I would love this if it's still available! I...

I would love this if it's still available! I also fit your description of someone who just purchased an M Leica (M4-P from the classifieds here).
Forum: Film vs Digital 06-03-2010
Replies: 138
Views: 16,212
Posted By KarlG
$20? That's ridiculous - would be enough to make...

$20? That's ridiculous - would be enough to make me want to learn to do my own E6 if I had to pay that..

Keith, where are you located? I use a good pro lab in Sydney for my slide and pay $8.50 AU...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-01-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,977
Posted By KarlG
Have a look at the seller's history - seems a...

Have a look at the seller's history - seems a little odd for someone whose previous sales consist of clothing and beauty products for <$100 to suddenly have a Noctilux for sale...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 05-29-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 7,834
Posted By KarlG
Indeed. :)

Indeed. :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-29-2010
Replies: 183
Views: 14,225
Posted By KarlG
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4030/4649606760_efc...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4030/4649606760_efcc453122_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-24-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By KarlG
I've just started developing my own B&W film and...

I've just started developing my own B&W film and have been surprised at just how easy it is!

I would echo nextreme's recommendation to pick up the chemicals & gear you need from freestylephoto.biz....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 05-23-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 29,899
Posted By KarlG
Hmm, I'm in two minds about home developing C-41...

Hmm, I'm in two minds about home developing C-41 using Tetenal kits now...

I'm torn between the excellent results coming out of this thread (and various others on here) and the commentary regarding...
Forum: Epson R-D1 Leica M mount Digital Rangefinder 05-23-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,713
Posted By KarlG
Pretty sure this is to do with the different crop...

Pretty sure this is to do with the different crop factors of each camera - the M8 is 1.33 and the R-D1 is 1.5, so the 12mm becomes a 16mm on the M8 and an 18mm on the R-D1.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-05-2010
Replies: 350
Views: 33,360
Posted By KarlG
I'd get a 50mm Summilux ASPH, a 35mm Summilux...

I'd get a 50mm Summilux ASPH, a 35mm Summilux ASPH and a Zeiss Ikon. I think that would probably satisfy my GAS for at least a few months or so... ;)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 05-04-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 10,529
Posted By KarlG
Just read through the comments on this one,...

Just read through the comments on this one, hilarious reading indeed!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-21-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 38,084
Posted By KarlG
A friend emailed this poem to me today and I...

A friend emailed this poem to me today and I immediately thought of this thread:

"Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
In Soviet Russia,
Poem writes you"
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-19-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,780
Posted By KarlG
Great timing, I'm saving for gear and was going...

Great timing, I'm saving for gear and was going to just buy online in the next few weeks anyway. Roadtrip down from Sydney will be fun! :)
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-16-2010
Replies: 151
Views: 15,759
Posted By KarlG
For me, purely because of his amazing eye and...

For me, purely because of his amazing eye and ability to see situations/compositions that others might miss, Nils Jorgenson - see http://www.flickr.com/photos/nilsjorgensen/

Some of my...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-14-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 6,002
Posted By KarlG
A timely thread for me... I am considering the...

A timely thread for me... I am considering the purchase of my first Leica and the M5 is currently up there as the front runner (next to the M2).

The size isn't really an issue for me, coming from...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-13-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,429
Posted By KarlG
By all accounts, Mr Kobayashi is not the greatest...

By all accounts, Mr Kobayashi is not the greatest fan of digital cameras in general - this may have something to do with why CV haven't (and likely won't) produced a digital RF.

For those who may...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-12-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 2,189
Posted By KarlG
Yep, I find the Light Meter app to be pretty...

Yep, I find the Light Meter app to be pretty useful!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-11-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 3,293
Posted By KarlG
Well, as far as I'm concerned, I started out with...

Well, as far as I'm concerned, I started out with a dSLR and built up a nice little kit of gear. About 6 months ago, my brother (who has always shot with film) convinced me to buy a Zorki & Jupiter...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-11-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 38,084
Posted By KarlG
Looks good to me - looking forward to taking the...

Looks good to me - looking forward to taking the Zorki & Jupiter out and getting some shots!
Forum: RFF Polls 04-06-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 2,629
Posted By KarlG
I'm currently saving for an M4-P, then a DR...

I'm currently saving for an M4-P, then a DR Summicron, then a Canon 50/1.2.
Forum: RFF Polls 04-02-2010
Replies: 150
Views: 19,037
Posted By KarlG
I use Tri-x for B&W, Portra 160/400NC & Ektar for...

I use Tri-x for B&W, Portra 160/400NC & Ektar for C-41 and Provia & Astia for slide.

Cool poll...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-23-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 3,442
Posted By KarlG
Yeah, this. It's hard to describe what it is...

Yeah, this. It's hard to describe what it is about film, but I simply enjoy shooting with film more.. It makes me think more about my shot, not so much because I'm shooting on film and pay for each...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-04-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 7,177
Posted By KarlG
Agree with what everyone else has said about not...

Agree with what everyone else has said about not sending it, reporting him etc.

I would just like to share this, for those who may not have seen it - http://www.zug.com/pranks/powerbook/

;)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-24-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By KarlG
My Bessa-L came as the rear cap for my...

My Bessa-L came as the rear cap for my Voigtlander 15mm Heliar. It's a nice, reliable camera, regardless of cheap plastic feel, like Roger has mentioned.

The only caution I will give (if you're...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-05-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,045
Posted By KarlG
I agree completely. I'm using: - LightMeter. ...

I agree completely. I'm using:

- LightMeter. Decent results so far - using it with my old FSU meterless rangefinder.
- DOF Field Guide (even though it's all on my rangefinder lenses, I've been...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-03-2009
Replies: 350
Views: 128,503
Posted By KarlG
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2590/4071097083_ee3...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2590/4071097083_ee3f5c70e2_b.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2009
Replies: 3,199
Views: 559,244
Posted By KarlG
One from...

One from me:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2590/4071097083_ee3f5c70e2_b.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-01-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By KarlG
Fotolab on Castlereagh Street in the city also...

Fotolab on Castlereagh Street in the city also processes E-6 - I haven't tried them out yet though. Check out www.fotolab.com.au (http://www.fotolab.com.au) for details & pricing.

I've only heard...
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