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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-14-2014
Replies: 107
Views: 19,891
Posted By kokoshawnuff
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5552/14890820918_f5...

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V700, Arista Premium (Tri-X)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-02-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 9,035
Posted By kokoshawnuff
"Ridiculous overstatement" indeed, and not at all...

"Ridiculous overstatement" indeed, and not at all helpful to those that don't know any better than to trust the opinions of someone as much a staple in the photo forum world as yourself.
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 09-18-2013
Replies: 163
Views: 24,137
Posted By kokoshawnuff
One of my favorites is 'Out of the Past' by...

One of my favorites is 'Out of the Past' by Nicholas Musuraca, and a great one for scenes of New York is called 'The Naked City' by William Daniels. And, though its not a great movie, 'Arrowsmith'...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-03-2013
Replies: 5,563
Views: 492,211
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3772/9664168371_157f...

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M (Type 240), Summilux 35 ASPH fle, LR5

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7352/9600852029_62f5fb03e8_c.jpg
M3, APO Telyt 135, E100VS...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-30-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Great series of portraiture. Humans or non-humans...

Great series of portraiture. Humans or non-humans (especially ones that share 98% of their DNA with humans), who cares? Stringent rules do not belong in art.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2013
Replies: 176
Views: 19,642
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Luckily freestyle is a couple miles from home,...

Luckily freestyle is a couple miles from home, their prices for their own labeled stuff (ie Arista Premium) are great...their prices for other stuff, not so great. So as long as they have it (they...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2013
Replies: 1,534
Views: 196,342
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2818/9381688218_9561...

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2013
Replies: 320
Views: 37,649
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7431/8943060998_4df3...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7431/8943060998_4df3b96f46_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 5,314
Posted By kokoshawnuff
If it is set to DX then it will read the film as...

If it is set to DX then it will read the film as 100 ASA, therefore, as is mentioned above, you must set the speed manually
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-27-2013
Replies: 134
Views: 13,639
Posted By kokoshawnuff
June gloom of...

June gloom of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 5,314
Posted By kokoshawnuff
There are going to be some issues with every...

There are going to be some issues with every model range that appear in specific cameras, but not others; if you were to try another (post 2004) M7 those issues you had in the past, may not be...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-27-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 7,548
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I have a couple belts from Tanner Goods...

I have a couple belts from Tanner Goods (Portland), and recall they make camera bags
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 5,314
Posted By kokoshawnuff
the word "better" is incorrect here. The same...

the word "better" is incorrect here. The same could be said of your M9 or M2...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-27-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 5,314
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The premium these days is about $600 (M7s sit on...

The premium these days is about $600 (M7s sit on RFF unsold at $1700), while the premium for an MP (an M6 in disguise) is thousands. Yet people gladly pay $3000 for used MPs and expel their...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-24-2013
Replies: 719
Views: 165,306
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Wonderful shots and scanning skill. I'm afraid...

Wonderful shots and scanning skill. I'm afraid you won't have to many other peopl posting, but I look forward to more of your results.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-22-2013
Replies: 757
Views: 203,027
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Does anyone have experience with both this and...

Does anyone have experience with both this and the 35mm plustek scanners? Is the 120 noticeably better than the 35mm only options (concerning 35mm film of course)?
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-13-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 4,638
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I'll two very different choices: Vancouver, BC...

I'll two very different choices: Vancouver, BC and Buenos Aires. Though I'm happy where I am...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2013
Replies: 170
Views: 16,748
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I would be in favour of the first sentence,...

I would be in favour of the first sentence, because I agree with the second
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2013
Replies: 170
Views: 16,748
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Its about a former employee suing gaga, and the...

Its about a former employee suing gaga, and the employee is saying Richardsons photos are evidence. It doesn't have anything to do with Richardson fighting gaga...

As a primarily film photographer;...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2013
Replies: 170
Views: 16,748
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Not really a bashing, just putting him through a...

Not really a bashing, just putting him through a massive inconvenience.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-06-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Third. Well worthwhile, especially now that you...

Third. Well worthwhile, especially now that you can edit the times as you wish
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2013
Replies: 3,053
Views: 482,269
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3728/9102952917_6867...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3728/9102952917_6867447a01_c.jpg
Monochrome, SEM 21
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-08-2013
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,737,234
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7293/8930951207_dda4...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7293/8930951207_dda4eb716a_c.jpg
M7, 35mm lux asph fle, Arista Premium in f76+
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-02-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By kokoshawnuff
It definitely wasn't designed to back focus....

It definitely wasn't designed to back focus. Either your camera, your lens, or both need adjustment.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-01-2013
Replies: 118
Views: 16,108
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8044/8430866790_6efe...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8044/8430866790_6efe8323f4_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The now photos are all great improvements.

The now photos are all great improvements.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-12-2013
Replies: 146
Poll: 28mm vs 35mm
Views: 22,956
Posted By kokoshawnuff
35mm (typically with a 90mm) or 21mm with a...

35mm (typically with a 90mm) or 21mm with a 50mm...never liked the 28 field of view.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-05-2013
Replies: 437
Views: 228,492
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8546/8702931114_619d...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8546/8702931114_619d27fd8c_c.jpg
M7, Summilux 50 ASPH, Arista Premium (Tri-X) in f76+
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-28-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,724
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Definitely looks interesting, some of the classes...

Definitely looks interesting, some of the classes would be very useful. I always intend on going a week, or even a day before...but when the time comes I never have the energy or motivation. So, maybe
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-27-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 4,069
Posted By kokoshawnuff
In that case the get the lux ASPH and be done...

In that case the get the lux ASPH and be done with the search forever. The used market is very good for the buyer of that lens right now. The Summicron you mentioned (with the current optics) has...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-27-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 6,606
Posted By kokoshawnuff
M7- Arista Premium (Tri X) M3- Ektachrome 100VS

M7- Arista Premium (Tri X)
M3- Ektachrome 100VS
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-25-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,096
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Just search "Richard Prince Canal Zone"

Just search "Richard Prince Canal Zone"
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 04-25-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,096
Posted By kokoshawnuff
If the 2nd court of appeals ruling held, I wonder...

If the 2nd court of appeals ruling held, I wonder if the photographer would in turn be able to sell all the Prince artwork that was handed over. That would be quite a valuable group of pieces
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-21-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,279
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Also Arista (Tri-x) has enough latitude where...

Also Arista (Tri-x) has enough latitude where your exposure won't need to be perfect to get a good scan
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-21-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,279
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Perhaps taking a few meter readings in the...

Perhaps taking a few meter readings in the various lights when you arrive at you destination--ie a reading of shadows, a reading of the direct light, and one of the indirect light. So it's only 3...
Forum: Optics Theory - 04-21-2013
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,737,234
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8522/8625880891_ea92...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8522/8625880891_ea92502e9f_c.jpg
Summilux 50 ASPH

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8536/8626943746_3be98d72c8_c.jpg
APO Telyt 135
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-21-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,239
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6020/5976072411_e20c...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6020/5976072411_e20c6df5a3_z.jpg
M6, Summarit 35, Portra 400
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,230
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Well, probability and logic that the most common...

Well, probability and logic that the most common prosumer cameras are Canikon DSLRs (and therefore are used) makes sense. And a quick search of Everest summit photos show some evidence through their...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-21-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,230
Posted By kokoshawnuff
These days canikons are the likely cameras used.

These days canikons are the likely cameras used.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-20-2013
Replies: 92
Views: 5,446
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I love Ektachrome for long exposures and when...

I love Ektachrome for long exposures and when it's right, it's really right.
Forum: Off Topic 04-07-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 3,487
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Time to start using small dealers and buy over...

Time to start using small dealers and buy over the phone...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 04-07-2013
Replies: 324
Views: 43,015
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Sometimes I will take photos with the solitary...

Sometimes I will take photos with the solitary intention of harassing the subject, as with this fellow:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8095/8581232067_d34160a68d_c.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 9,503
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8359/8311137749_bc00...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8359/8311137749_bc00fa224f_c.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8487/8195115974_7c972940d5_c.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8266/8625346045_86b0d57f1d_c.jpg
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 04-07-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Send a PM to the head...

Send a PM to the head bartender:

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/member.php?u=1355
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-07-2013
Replies: 209
Views: 45,219
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Just got the FLE and developed a partial roll out...

Just got the FLE and developed a partial roll out of order to test that everything was accurate, I'm looking forward to the results from full...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-02-2013
Replies: 437
Views: 228,492
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8402/8611145927_6d29...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8402/8611145927_6d296871c4_c.jpg
M7, Arista Premium in f76+

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8543/8612402156_6591c42371_c.jpg
M7, Arista Premium in f76+
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-02-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 3,611
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Making an assumption here, but Im guessing that...

Making an assumption here, but Im guessing that most vacations for you are going to be strongly photography based. Therefore I don't see that concentrating on your photography and your equiptment...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-28-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,408
Posted By kokoshawnuff
35 and 90 is my preferred combo, but 21 and 50 is...

35 and 90 is my preferred combo, but 21 and 50 is also great
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Even really early Elmar LTM 9cm that can be found...

Even really early Elmar LTM 9cm that can be found for $100 are great performers under the right conditions.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-28-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The semetrically designed lenses typically have...

The semetrically designed lenses typically have less distortion, a modern wide example would be the Zeiss ZM C Biogon 21mm f/4.5...almost no distortion.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Macro Elmar 90 is the perfect travel lens and my...

Macro Elmar 90 is the perfect travel lens and my most often used for landscapes.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-26-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Not dangerous unless you drop the camera and lens...

Not dangerous unless you drop the camera and lens in the ocean. Also wouldn't hurt the camera or lens to wipe it down using a towel moistened with fresh water; if that would relieve anxieties
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-26-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 5,809
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I've been fortunate enough to be able to compile...

I've been fortunate enough to be able to compile my perfect set up over the past few years (ALC M7 .85x and SEM 21, lux asph 35/50, MEM 90, Telyt 135). I have a good printer and Arista Premium for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By kokoshawnuff
It may not necessarily just be later serial...

It may not necessarily just be later serial number M3s that are able to do this, but perhaps most M3s except very early ones. It's just a matter of bending the bar behind the focusing cam toward the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-25-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,393
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I have other policies with State Farm, so my...

I have other policies with State Farm, so my price may be slightly different but I'm paying 1% (no deductible) for a personal articles policy for my whatever value I want covered (be it full MSRP...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-25-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,421
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Even the lightest bags are a discomfort on my...

Even the lightest bags are a discomfort on my shoulder after a while, but especially my Hadley Large, so I'd say its well worth the extra $40, especially if you plan on carrying the bag for any...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-25-2013
Replies: 106
Views: 4,184
Posted By kokoshawnuff
For a vacation to major cities, one body three...

For a vacation to major cities, one body three lenses. To somewhere that might not have a viable replacement should the main camera fail...two bodies and whatever lenses I feel like carrying....
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-25-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 10,833
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Other than the minimum focus I preferred the...

Other than the minimum focus I preferred the Summarit 50 to the Summicron 50 in every regard. Optically, ergonomically, the hood, the focus feel, the size...I just preferred the Summarit.

The Zeiss...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By kokoshawnuff
If you go to an outdoors/sporting good store...

If you go to an outdoors/sporting good store there are always quite a few "hiking vests" that are lightweight and breathable, loaded with pockets, and even have UPF protection. I don't use one for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-23-2013
Replies: 437
Views: 228,492
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Breasts at the...

Breasts at the museum:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8102/8580713451_60c2e2f588_c.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8371/8581819658_cc385d1c49_c.jpg

Both with M7, Arista Premium (Tri-X) in f76+
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 03-23-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Novoflex. Insanely expensive, but perfect

Novoflex. Insanely expensive, but perfect
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 03-23-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,836
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Love the juxtaposition of the boats and still...

Love the juxtaposition of the boats and still harbour set against the glass and steel buildings. Vancouver is definitely one of my favorite cities in the world
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 03-23-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,026
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I signed up too. Since I already carry my phone...

I signed up too. Since I already carry my phone everywhere, I'll only need to worry about bringing this little attachment instead of a separate meter
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-22-2013
Replies: 374
Views: 46,583
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8086/8580716063_f448...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8086/8580716063_f4488afba7_c.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-19-2013
Replies: 135
Views: 7,626
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Though I would never limit myself to this for any...

Though I would never limit myself to this for any extended period of time, the duo most suited to the kind of photography I like is an M7, Summilux 35 FLE, and Arista Premium (Tri-x)
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-17-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Personal articals policy through State Farm, no...

Personal articals policy through State Farm, no deductible. It covers loss, theft, accidents, and everything else besides war and nuclear attacks. It costs me about 1% of my total coverage for a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 03-16-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Very clever. I'm curious to find out how accurate...

Very clever. I'm curious to find out how accurate your framing is on that roll...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 03-01-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 4,444
Posted By kokoshawnuff
It will be my first Leica digital. I am not on a...

It will be my first Leica digital. I am not on a list, because I have a lot better luck calling dealers when the time comes. I'll wait a couple months while all the "beta testers" try out firmware...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 02-28-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Print file sleeves in three ring binders. All...

Print file sleeves in three ring binders. All chronological and years are divided into separate 3 inch binders, sitting on a book shelf. I haven't been doing it for long so I only have a few binders,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,416
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I thnk your M6 might be ok; I know the M3/M2/M4...

I thnk your M6 might be ok; I know the M3/M2/M4 have sealed viewfinders (i dont know about the other cameras before M7/MP) and sand won't get in there (probably). Though I wouldn't for a second...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 02-26-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I don't use a camera case, but these look as well...

I don't use a camera case, but these look as well made as the A&A or Luigi. The premium is in the exotic skin and though these skins aren't as rare or expensive as prices often denote, $1000 isn't...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-26-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 5,217
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I know some of the pros may not like it, but...

I know some of the pros may not like it, but competition is good in any field. Only pros who are insecure with their own abilities and quality of their work would really be worried when someone else...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,785
Posted By kokoshawnuff
For pieces that get lost, I've used (with great...

For pieces that get lost, I've used (with great success) liquid electrical tape so I assume you could use a bit of that as an adhesive for chips you have. As Vick said, it would work to hide any gap...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-25-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I've never tried a UV/IR filter with slide film,...

I've never tried a UV/IR filter with slide film, but while the results may be ok, they are not clear or color neutral filters and it will show to varying degrees depending on the lighting situation....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-25-2013
Replies: 94
Views: 6,310
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Full insurance coverage cures all anxieties with...

Full insurance coverage cures all anxieties with my expensive possitions typically with me at any given time (an M with at least one M lens, and a Rolex). I would hate to have to hand over something...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-24-2013
Replies: 5,563
Views: 492,211
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8239/8497390652_bb50...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8239/8497390652_bb50c3bf44_c.jpg
M3, Super Elmar 21, E100VS
Forum: RFF Polls 02-23-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 4,505
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I like the box when I'm trying to re-sell an...

I like the box when I'm trying to re-sell an item. If I know I'm going to keep something for a long time I couldn't care less about the box, instructions, or the dumb little leather pouch that comes...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 02-23-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 4,567
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Leica prices were so insane about 2 years,...

Leica prices were so insane about 2 years, everything has fallen by comparison. A nice working M4 was $1200, used Summilux 50 ASPH were going for $5500, even old not great lenses like the Canon 50...
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-23-2013
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,737,234
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8384/8496194261_6db9...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8384/8496194261_6db9343c4f_c.jpg
Summilux 50 ASPH, Arista Premium in f76+

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8106/8467462718_a798c6d067_c.jpg
Summitar 5cm, Arista Premium in...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-20-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 3,790
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I have three at the moment: Think Tank Retro 5...

I have three at the moment:

Think Tank Retro 5 (when I'm going out specifically to shoot)
Billingham Hadley large (used as a briefcase of sorts when on business trips)
Kata mini bee backpack (when I...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-19-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 9,566
Posted By kokoshawnuff
From the reviews and talk I've heard thus far, it...

From the reviews and talk I've heard thus far, it seems the new Voigtlander 21 f/1.8 is probably the best fast 21mm for the money...and it might even be "better" all around than the $7k Summilux...
Forum: Konica RF / Zeiss Ikon ZM Leica Mount Rangefinders 02-19-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 9,566
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Optically speaking, the ZM C Biogon has no rival...

Optically speaking, the ZM C Biogon has no rival except the Super Elmar. But if you dont use the 21mm focal length that often, the Skopar is fantastic considering the pice.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2013
Replies: 141
Views: 16,701
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8516/8465968115_f6cc...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8516/8465968115_f6ccf9413d_c.jpg
M7, ZM 21 4.5, Tri x in f76+

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8518/8467599082_05e6b5e8ed_c.jpg
M3, SEM 21, E100VS
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-16-2013
Replies: 97
Views: 5,427
Posted By kokoshawnuff
As long as your dog can continue to eat venison...

As long as your dog can continue to eat venison (or some other game meat) then of course, get what you want--and if, in time, you find that you don't (want) it can always be sold and looked at as a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-16-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By kokoshawnuff
One of the great (yet often ignored)...

One of the great (yet often ignored) photographers who used a rangefinder for most of his career.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2013
Replies: 5,563
Views: 492,211
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8368/8466532261_56f4...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8368/8466532261_56f44144f1_c.jpg
M3, Super Elmar 21, E100VS

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8226/8466528973_1887783391_c.jpg
M3, Macro Elmar 90, E100VS
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Yes or with 1+100, 1+75, 1+7, etc. If you're...

Yes or with 1+100, 1+75, 1+7, etc.

If you're new to the tank make sure to measure out the capacity (with a water prewash or something) the full container with film inside, because the numbers they...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By kokoshawnuff
300/50=6 600/50=12

300/50=6
600/50=12
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-03-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 26,600
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I use acid free cotton tape, acid free backing,...

I use acid free cotton tape, acid free backing, acid free mats, uv glass (plastic), and typically Nielsen custom metal frames. All from here:

http://www.americanframe.com/
Forum: Travel 02-02-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Samy's camera on Fairfax is the biggest store we...

Samy's camera on Fairfax is the biggest store we have, with a decent used selection.

If you are a film shooter (as your avatar would suggest), then visiting Freestyle on sunset is well worth it....
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-27-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 9,005
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Thanks for posting. Im not at this level and I...

Thanks for posting. Im not at this level and I dont intend on becoming a pro, but its good to see them helping pro photographers with one of the essential things; qualified critique.

Unlike others...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-26-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,120
Posted By kokoshawnuff
If I know I'll be taking photos in dark places on...

If I know I'll be taking photos in dark places on the move, I'll bring my 50 Summilux, M7 or M3 and some tri-X to push since its the fastest lens I have and TriX pushes the best of the film I use. If...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-26-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 3,225
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The Elmar 9cm is probably the best value for any...

The Elmar 9cm is probably the best value for any Leica Lens (for a nice one they cost $80-$150), but most of the longer slow lenses of the LTM era are good (whether its Canon, Nikon, or Leica). Just...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-25-2013
Replies: 1,187
Views: 336,289
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8412502559_1e86...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8412502559_1e861088df_c.jpg
M7, cron 35 asph, Tri-x in f76+, pushed in LR4
Forum: RFF Polls 01-22-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 4,312
Posted By kokoshawnuff
It's easy enough to disable ratings on you...

It's easy enough to disable ratings on you photos, but they're also not very useful. So I say remove them.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-22-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I like Tetenal Odorless fixer. Works well for me.

I like Tetenal Odorless fixer. Works well for me.
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-22-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,047
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Medium format with some E6 would work quite well

Medium format with some E6 would work quite well
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 01-21-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,047
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The longest exposure on an M8, even on bulb mode,...

The longest exposure on an M8, even on bulb mode, is 240 seconds. This is always followed by a "black frame" exposure of the same amount of time to reduce noise.

While 240 seconds will gather a...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-20-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 6,820
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I don't have an M9, but the only sensor cleaner...

I don't have an M9, but the only sensor cleaner I've not heard bad things about (except the high price) is Visible Dust. I've used it without incidence on my NEX.

I've read many favorable things...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-20-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,666
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I use a statefarm personal articles policy at...

I use a statefarm personal articles policy at about $10 for every $1000 covered...I'm not a pro and don't use my equiptment to make money, so the prices will obviously be lower for someone as myself...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-19-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By kokoshawnuff
There are risks that the focus can be thrown off...

There are risks that the focus can be thrown off completely, but this is rare. Also the adjustment isn't an exact science, I was able to get mine to focus to .77m, I've heard others that got theirs...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-19-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Best results for under $500 for 35mm would be one...

Best results for under $500 for 35mm would be one of the dedicated Plustek scanners. I prefer using Vuescan (as opposed to the silverfast they come with) with mine. If you also intend to scan 120 and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By kokoshawnuff
After re reading I realize you say it's only on...

After re reading I realize you say it's only on the last five or so frames, in which case residue might not be the issue (though residue on the tank might only attach itself to that section of film...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By kokoshawnuff
If you use photo-flo (or something similar) there...

If you use photo-flo (or something similar) there could be left over residue in the tank and on the reels from previous developing. No matter how many times you tap the tank, the photo-flo bubbles...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-17-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I don't think you do need to get permission to...

I don't think you do need to get permission to take personal photos. I think that request form is for photo shoots and filming. I've never been, but there are thousands of photos online and probably...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-17-2013
Replies: 391
Views: 84,164
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Ive only handled an Ikon for a brief amount of...

Ive only handled an Ikon for a brief amount of time, so i cant speak to the things like meter, accuracies, and metering. But from what I can remember about the Ikon, I prefer the extra weight of an...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Thanks for the info. The only 0.72x camera I've...

Thanks for the info. The only 0.72x camera I've had was an M2...currently I have an M3 and M7 0.85x, so nothing for me to compare it to in person. I'll have to try to remember next time I have the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Interesting. Are you talking about the actual...

Interesting. Are you talking about the actual frames themselves or the relative spacing of the frames within the VF?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By kokoshawnuff
If you purchased a "normal" stock M7, then it has...

If you purchased a "normal" stock M7, then it has a VF magnification of 0.72x which is the same as the M2. Therefore framing a 40mm should be no different
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-14-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,446
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I prefer to only use my photos...even though I...

I prefer to only use my photos...even though I have issues getting a photo to fit within the avatar size parameters; as is clearly obvious
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 01-13-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,564
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Your photos make me miss the cold and snow, but...

Your photos make me miss the cold and snow, but this is our cold time too...we actually have a few clouds scattered about
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-13-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 6,479
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The ignorance of raw vs jpg is startlingly...

The ignorance of raw vs jpg is startlingly annoying. Just because some people choose to enhance/edit their photos with an in camera software (ie jpg) instead of a computer software (like one would...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 12,045
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The 90mm has been a leica lineup since the early...

The 90mm has been a leica lineup since the early 30s, and when the time came 'everyone' else (most RF camera makers) went with the 85mm. So ultimately I think it has to do with frame line...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-11-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 12,045
Posted By kokoshawnuff
They used to sell the lens and adapter...

They used to sell the lens and adapter separately, so I was able to purchase the lens without the macro adapter. Even without the adapter, being able to focus to the minimum .77m with a 90mm can fill...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-11-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 12,045
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I shoot my Macro Elmar 90mm for about 10% of my...

I shoot my Macro Elmar 90mm for about 10% of my photos. Always bring it on trips because of the size and quality. For landscape, city scape, portraits, and architectual detail shots...the 90mm length...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I've seen the 35 going for as little as $2150 on...

I've seen the 35 going for as little as $2150 on these classifieds, not seen the 90 go for under $3250 anywhere...so $2500 sounds great for the 90, not so good for the 35.

Of course I'm talking...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-08-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 5,109
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I have the M7 you designed but with an 0.85x VF....

I have the M7 you designed but with an 0.85x VF. Needless to say I'm quite happy with my purchase. One thing they can do if you ask your dealer is give you a black shutter release collar and a black...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-07-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 6,479
Posted By kokoshawnuff
No it isn't. A jpeg is nothing like E6 Straight...

No it isn't. A jpeg is nothing like E6

Straight out of the camera jpeg means nothing as modern cameras have a multitude of adjustments that can be fine tuned. Making adjustments in camera as opposed...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-06-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By kokoshawnuff
As far as I know just those in the US are non...

As far as I know just those in the US are non transferable. But I'd check with leica directly about your region before taking the seller's word on it
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-06-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,012
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Thanks. I need to make an effort to shoot more of...

Thanks. I need to make an effort to shoot more of it at 1600
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-06-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Sounds like a decent price, but if you're in the...

Sounds like a decent price, but if you're in the US understand that warranties are not transferable unless this package is being offered by an authorized dealer
Forum: Film vs Digital 01-06-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,012
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Of all the Tri-X I've shot, I've only shot one...

Of all the Tri-X I've shot, I've only shot one roll at 1600, but was quite happy with the results in F76+ (I had to guess on the development time since there was no info, but it worked...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2013
Replies: 110
Views: 18,221
Posted By kokoshawnuff
For today...

For today

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8325/8354236619_a7b225fb93_z.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-06-2013
Replies: 298
Views: 35,171
Posted By kokoshawnuff
A few from...

A few from...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-06-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 6,479
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Absolute lunacy and what seems like complete...

Absolute lunacy and what seems like complete ignorance about digital photography in general.

While I have heard of "professional" photographers (not many) that shoot only jpeg, I've not heard of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,802
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I like the AE too much for that...I have an M3...

I like the AE too much for that...I have an M3 for a real manual experience
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-06-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,802
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I like my unprofessional, un-durable, overused,...

I like my unprofessional, un-durable, overused, overpriced, down graded, electronic dependent, scratched, chipped and brassed black paint...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-05-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,707
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8195/8120963748_043d...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8195/8120963748_043dd758dc_c.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2013
Replies: 136
Views: 7,683
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I'm very happy with my selection of lenses, but...

I'm very happy with my selection of lenses, but when I get an M9/ME/M (an overwhelmingly expensive purchase) I fear I will need to part with one of my favorite lenses (the ZM C Biogon 21), because of...
Forum: Travel 01-04-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,166
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I've never had an issue getting my film hand...

I've never had an issue getting my film hand checked, but there have been a few occasions when I didn't have th time to wait for a hand check so I let the film go through...in those instances I've...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-03-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 5,357
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I only use it when people are expecting photos to...

I only use it when people are expecting photos to be taken of them (ie Halloween, parades, rallies, etc). I know there are quite a few photographers that go out there with a flash, but I don't have...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-02-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 15,777
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I've heard nothing but good things about the work...

I've heard nothing but good things about the work DAG provides. I've never had anything too complicated, so Youxin Yi is the first person I contact for a CLA, stuck curtain, RF alignment, etc. and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-02-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,537
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Congrats Duane, 2013 will be the year I finally...

Congrats Duane, 2013 will be the year I finally get a digital M too. And at the current prices, an ME looks like the best option when the full warranty is taken into consideration. Looking forward to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2013
Replies: 104
Views: 8,096
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Though he's running a bit late, my first printer...

Though he's running a bit late, my first printer (an Epson R3000) should be arriving tomorrow :)
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 01-01-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,072
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I've had good experiences with the Portra 800...

I've had good experiences with the Portra 800 shot at 1600 and developed at 800. It has enough latitude to make the adequate adjustments in pp
Forum: RFF Polls 12-31-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 3,149
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I shoot a few final 2012 rolls of Tri-X in the M7...

I shoot a few final 2012 rolls of Tri-X in the M7 today, tonight I will bring my NEX 5N with a Summicron 35mm. I'd prefer to shoot TriX again tonight, but I know my girlfriend prefers color
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-31-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 11,131
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Removing all those things doesn't make the camera...

Removing all those things doesn't make the camera more simple mechanically, just aesthetically. And therefore removing those things on a Leica doesn't make it more of a "tool", it just makes it look...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-28-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The freezer is the best place for long term...

The freezer is the best place for long term storage, as long as you let the film fully thaw before use (maybe 6-8 hours). A refrigerator is a better option for short term storage in high temp high...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,961
Posted By kokoshawnuff
TriX pushed to 1600 works wonderfully with f76+,...

TriX pushed to 1600 works wonderfully with f76+, but depending on your light Delta pushed to 6400 in Tmax might be more appropriate
Forum: Optics Theory - 12-23-2012
Replies: 1,905
Views: 1,737,234
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8362/8301045955_1338...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8362/8301045955_133878f3ea_c.jpg
M7, Telyt 135, TriX in f76+

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8077/8298399253_018417bf2c_c.jpg
M7, cron 35 asph, TriX in f76+
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-21-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I used to have the most current cron, now have...

I used to have the most current cron, now have the lux asph and the size difference isn't too extreme. The 39mm vs 46mm is one noticeable difference and the weight is another, but in terms of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,023
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I've never seen it at those prices (not in the...

I've never seen it at those prices (not in the last 5 years at least)...bulk loading makes it about $3.20 per 36exp which is about $1 more than bulk loading Arista Premium




A 400 speed film will...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-20-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Well they ceased producedion a couple months ago...

Well they ceased producedion a couple months ago (so I guess that's technically discontinued), but there are plenty black M9Ps out there at authorized dealers...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-20-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,417
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I wouldn't want a crop-sensor interchangeable...

I wouldn't want a crop-sensor interchangeable lens system as a primary camera, that said I love my new(ish) M7 and have never even picked up an M8 so I'm biased.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,023
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The international shipping from freestyle I've...

The international shipping from freestyle I've heard can be quite expensive, but the more Arista products you order the more you save and eventually the savings would pass the shipping charges. I've...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-20-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 3,419
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Some great shots in...

Some great shots in here.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7125/8168179683_cc9e709d3f_c.jpg
Rush Hour (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/8168179683/)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,023
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Neopan would be wonderful.

Neopan would be wonderful.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,023
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I wonder what they meant then? Perhaps a...

I wonder what they meant then? Perhaps a different Foma emulsion? A scrapping of the Arista Premium 'brand' when warehouse stock runs out, and just continuing on with the Arista Edu
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,023
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Haha. Yea, and the fact that some bulk rolls...

Haha. Yea, and the fact that some bulk rolls actually have Tri-X stamped on the sprocket edges. their rebranded developers and papers are also easy to find the counterparts.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,023
Posted By kokoshawnuff
At no fault of Freestyle though. That never say...

At no fault of Freestyle though. That never say what their Arista products are rebrandings of anymore...I was told that several years ago they used to rebrand Illford and would tell customers as...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,023
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The person I was speaking to was expecting Foma...

The person I was speaking to was expecting Foma to be next...

I expect Tri-X (in some form or another) to be around for the long haul...and whomever buys the patents and factories to hopefully keep...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-20-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 6,023
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The Current Arista Premium (Tri-X)...

is no longer being delivered to Freestyle from Kodak. The bricks I purchased today have an 04/2014 expiration date, and they have 100,000+ rolls of 36exp and 24exp at their warehouse. But what they...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-18-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I have the mini Manfrotto to go with the small...

I have the mini Manfrotto to go with the small table top legs. It holds a Leica M and some pretty heavy lenses, or an NEX with really heavy Leica R telephotos. For the price I haven't seen better
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Ah yes I forgot about that. They are quite...

Ah yes I forgot about that. They are quite interesting.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By kokoshawnuff
No matter the focal length, you're going to get a...

No matter the focal length, you're going to get a quality lens with leica. So it's better not to concern yourself with what other photographers' preferred focal length is. There were plenty of...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I think it's important for dealers, technicians,...

I think it's important for dealers, technicians, and collectors to be members, but I honestly didn't find it too valuable for a shooter and didn't renew my membership after a my year was up. I'd like...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-07-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By kokoshawnuff
It is likely possible by a talented and daring...

It is likely possible by a talented and daring technician, but I'd say an MP upgrade is the way to go. The current VFs on MPs and M7s are significantly better than any M6 I've ever used. I've heard...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-05-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,964
Posted By kokoshawnuff
The above are still available. *Also available...

The above are still available.

*Also available is a new Itoya Art Portfolio book in 4x6 size- $1 US shipping
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-05-2012
Replies: 52
Views: 5,078
Posted By kokoshawnuff
No one can say they'll "never" sell it. What...

No one can say they'll "never" sell it. What happens when the MMM/MM.2 comes out? Or when parts can't be sourced in 8 years?

That said I have seen 3 used for sale thus far (not including those...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2012
Replies: 437
Views: 228,492
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7269/8168694846_969f...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7269/8168694846_969f42b9eb_c.jpg
Talk Talk (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/8168694846/)
M7, Tri-X in f76+
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-04-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,964
Posted By kokoshawnuff
All still available

All still available
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 12-04-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Some beautiful shots. I particularly like the...

Some beautiful shots. I particularly like the first and second...being able to get that shot of a mountain goat with a 35mm lens is quite impressive
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-04-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 17,923
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Because the first generation M7 is quite...

Because the first generation M7 is quite different from the current generation M7. The original M7 had the old ("non MP") VF which is prone to flare, and a 'mechanical' DX reader which was prone to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-03-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Only in the camera world have I heard used things...

Only in the camera world have I heard used things described as "minty", elsewhere it's "near mint" or "mint -"
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-26-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 8,067
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Not officially. But it's just a matter of time

Not officially. But it's just a matter of time
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-26-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 8,067
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I don't really expect a lot of M9s to flood the...

I don't really expect a lot of M9s to flood the market because of the ME, but there'll be hundreds if not thousands that come to market once the M actually starts shipping and the M9/M9P is...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2012
Replies: 320
Views: 37,649
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8335/8146774077_212f...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8335/8146774077_212fef482e_c.jpg
Ontario Sails (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/8146774077/)
M7, cron 35 asph, Arista in f76+
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-25-2012
Replies: 364
Views: 37,964
Posted By kokoshawnuff
*A Lowepro 6 pocket filter wallet - $1 US...

*A Lowepro 6 pocket filter wallet - $1 US shipping
*About 15-20, 4x6 paper (cardboard) photo mats in random colors - $3 us shipping
*One small micro lens pouch - $1 US shipping

Please PM me as I'll...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-25-2012
Replies: 5,563
Views: 492,211
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Two with Portra...

Two with Portra 400

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8324/8120410950_70405fab27_c.jpg
Architectural Juxtaposition...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-25-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 3,889
Posted By kokoshawnuff
It's a rare day I actually see a cloud in...

It's a rare day I actually see a cloud in LA.

Both M7, ZM 21 f/4.5, Arista in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-21-2012
Replies: 5,563
Views: 492,211
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8476/8089007198_d92e...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8476/8089007198_d92eda2290_c.jpg
NEX 5n, Leica MEM 90
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-14-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 5,253
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Of course the paranoia created by 9/11 has leapt...

Of course the paranoia created by 9/11 has leapt the pond and rules are different over there, but here in the US, if taking photos in public places, a warning just doesn't hold any legal ground, and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-09-2012
Replies: 216
Views: 24,985
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8443/8008186228_6cca...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8443/8008186228_6ccae6191a_c.jpg
Martin (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/8008186228/)
M7, Summilux 50 ASPH, Portra 400, V700, LR4
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-08-2012
Replies: 80
Views: 4,728
Posted By kokoshawnuff
This year (as of today) I'm at 176 rolls (all...

This year (as of today) I'm at 176 rolls (all 35mm and 36exp), and I think 4 that I messed up in developing.
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 11-06-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 21,448
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8470/8088993465_0abc...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8470/8088993465_0abc6a99a0_c.jpg
NEX 5N, Leica APO Telyt R 180, Novoflex adapter

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8473/8089008556_bed6593e73_c.jpg
NEX 5N, Leica MEM 90,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-06-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,832
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I'm continually buying Arista Premium, because...

I'm continually buying Arista Premium, because one day when Kodak sells their formulas and plants the new owner won't be so friendly to Freestyle in giving them low costs for rebranding purposes. I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-04-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 9,776
Posted By kokoshawnuff
This company was 100% dependent upon free web...

This company was 100% dependent upon free web advertising, when they put out a product with supposedly good optics and bad mechanics the only thing that would save them would be their ability to...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2012
Replies: 300
Views: 44,455
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8465/8089010949_83b9...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8465/8089010949_83b96f8f07_c.jpg
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-03-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Some very nice shots. The Great Dane (?) and...

Some very nice shots. The Great Dane (?) and child was very nice and your B&W conversions are really well done
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-03-2012
Replies: 86
Views: 13,424
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8286/7695780224_7e20...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8286/7695780224_7e20293846_c.jpg
M7, cron 35, Arista prem
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-03-2012
Replies: 107
Views: 9,406
Posted By kokoshawnuff
For 35mm, the APO Telyt-R 180 is famous for being...

For 35mm, the APO Telyt-R 180 is famous for being really "sharp". I have one for use on my NEX an it is indeed my sharpest lens
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-02-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,612
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I don't know what your reasoning behind the M5...

I don't know what your reasoning behind the M5 is, but you could also get an M6 and a good 35mm for under $1500
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-01-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Use film holder under document type, but instead...

Use film holder under document type, but instead of "thumbnail" select "normal" and you can select the entire frame with your mouse
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-01-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,325
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Like Roger said, coming into some color filters...

Like Roger said, coming into some color filters is a bit of a strange reason to get a camera...because even the 'best' color filters ever made (the modern B+W MRC) are only $39 each. That said, for...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-30-2012
Replies: 437
Views: 228,492
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8195/8120963748_043d...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8195/8120963748_043dd758dc_c.jpg
Chinatown Offerings (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/8120963748/)
M7, Portra 400
Forum: RFF Polls 10-29-2012
Replies: 62
Views: 7,271
Posted By kokoshawnuff
With an up-to-date excel file for my insurance I...

With an up-to-date excel file for my insurance I know exactly how much I've spent on my current gear, and it is way too much. But it brings me happiness and that's what's important to me.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-29-2012
Replies: 597
Views: 106,330
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8194/8120655897_43d1...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8194/8120655897_43d19e2ac4_c.jpg
Rosy Views (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/8120655897/)
M7, C Biogon 21, Portra 400
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-28-2012
Replies: 381
Views: 43,830
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8184/8114456897_a2fc...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8184/8114456897_a2fc1b7b90_c.jpg
Triplets in Motion (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/8114456897/)
M7, cron 35 asph, Tri x
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 10-28-2012
Replies: 201
Views: 49,907
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I don't think it's at all an absurd idea, to some...

I don't think it's at all an absurd idea, to some degree. With good processing it would be impossible to tell the difference between an 8x12 print made with an M8 at iso 320 and one of the same size...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-27-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,054
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8056/8118277250_5fbe...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8056/8118277250_5fbea64aeb_c.jpg
M7, cron 35asph, Portra 400

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8190/8120301166_a38904e033_c.jpg
M7, cron 35asph, Portra 400
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2012
Replies: 422
Views: 60,136
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8052/8118267861_3e25...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8052/8118267861_3e259741b9_c.jpg
Conversations (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/8118267861/)
Portra 400
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-22-2012
Replies: 8,947
Views: 873,972
Posted By kokoshawnuff
A Pelican case for my Leica R lenses, thereby...

A Pelican case for my Leica R lenses, thereby freeing up valuable cabinet space
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-22-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 10,983
Posted By kokoshawnuff
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8184/8114456897_a2fc...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8184/8114456897_a2fc1b7b90_c.jpg
Triplets in Motion (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/8114456897/)
M7, Summicron 35 asph, Arista Premium (Tri-X) in...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-21-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 10,983
Posted By kokoshawnuff
While I'm very confident that Tri-X will live on...

While I'm very confident that Tri-X will live on when Kodak is able to find a buyer for their formulas and manufacturing facilities, I am equally confident that the new buyer will not be selling...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-21-2012
Replies: 115
Views: 49,095
Posted By kokoshawnuff
CameraLeather Cobalt...

CameraLeather Cobalt Goat
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8155/7469396760_f2098744c5_c.jpg
M2 and Macro Emar 90 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kokoshawnuff/7469396760/)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-21-2012
Replies: 210
Views: 29,283
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Arista Premium (Tri X) in f76+, M7 and lux 50...

Arista Premium (Tri X) in f76+, M7 and lux 50 asph:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8326/8095866969_2617822583_c.jpg
Crossing...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-21-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 8,627
Posted By kokoshawnuff
I'm not experienced or good enough to take...

I'm not experienced or good enough to take chances and know what went wrong. That's why I try to make things as consistent as possible, therefore I use distilled water for every chemical and the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-21-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Great set Kenny. The tones, composition and...

Great set Kenny. The tones, composition and details all make me want to go out and shoot something similar.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 10-19-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 3,069
Posted By kokoshawnuff
Too bad it sounded like a DSLR, he didn't advance...

Too bad it sounded like a DSLR, he didn't advance the lever, and had a continuous shooting feature. Still cool to see though
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