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Forum: Photography General Interest 11-02-2018
Replies: 166
Views: 5,105
Posted By grouchos_tash
Turns out that I have 4147 photos on Flickr (and...

Turns out that I have 4147 photos on Flickr (and no Pro account)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-13-2018
Replies: 101
Views: 3,742
Posted By grouchos_tash
+1 on the Seiko 5, I've have a couple that I wore...

+1 on the Seiko 5, I've have a couple that I wore for years but now I wear a Fitbit Charge 2 and I'm surprised how much I've taken going from mechanical to digital ;)

If I was going to buy an...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-13-2018
Replies: 81
Views: 6,698
Posted By grouchos_tash
Bessa R2a - Jupiter 8 - Fomapan...

Bessa R2a - Jupiter 8 - Fomapan 100

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5588/14762106730_539dff9b71_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/outE2y)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 07-11-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By grouchos_tash
I successfully adjusted the rangefinder on my R2a...

I successfully adjusted the rangefinder on my R2a and I'm pretty useless at that kind of stuff haha
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-06-2018
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks mate, I've been playing around with a new...

Thanks mate, I've been playing around with a new preset in Lightroom :)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 07-05-2018
Replies: 86
Views: 4,556
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1749/27759064757_35...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1749/27759064757_3524c75d9a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/JhYsQM)

I don't understand all of the abandoned shoes either

Also, Roger's posts don't negatively affect my life...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-04-2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1,772
Posted By grouchos_tash
Ilford disposables :D

Ilford disposables :D
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-03-2018
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1755/40820222910_83...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1755/40820222910_835be75cb0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25c9j7J)

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1727/42627773371_97faacef52_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27WStTR)
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-03-2018
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,396
Posted By grouchos_tash
Wow! (plus extra characters)

Wow! (plus extra characters)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-02-2018
Replies: 123
Views: 4,709
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8432/28668985674_08...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8432/28668985674_08bc7abfd6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KFo3Cs)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/847/43049939441_079ef8e152_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/28Abcac)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-21-2018
Replies: 262
Views: 40,352
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4216/35341448201_9c...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4216/35341448201_9ccec54251_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VR1agP)

I've started putting together a mini project of 'selfies' on my...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-19-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,519
Posted By grouchos_tash
Really like this one, I even came back to the...

Really like this one, I even came back to the thread to look at it again :D
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 06-18-2018
Replies: 595
Views: 74,360
Posted By grouchos_tash
Really like these two :)

Really like these two :)
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-09-2018
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1728/42627782931_01...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1728/42627782931_01a99810ab_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27WSwJF)

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1727/42627773371_97faacef52_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27WStTR)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II - HP5 - HC-110...

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II - HP5 - HC-110 (B)

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1741/42696025631_81fbff5ff6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/283UhUX)
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 06-08-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1,559
Posted By grouchos_tash
Meter reading off your palm (assuming your palm...

Meter reading off your palm (assuming your palm is as pale as mine haha!) and add a stop?
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 06-08-2018
Replies: 595
Views: 74,360
Posted By grouchos_tash
Nice composition and butt grab :D

Nice composition and butt grab :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-29-2018
Replies: 412
Views: 20,308
Posted By grouchos_tash
Dad's slides from the late...

Dad's slides from the late 70s

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2864/11500443154_3e71f56ed3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/iwfM5E)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-23-2018
Replies: 412
Views: 20,308
Posted By grouchos_tash
I hope you just lunged at his face without...

I hope you just lunged at his face without warning when you took this :p
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-18-2018
Replies: 313
Views: 44,014
Posted By grouchos_tash
Love it :)

Love it :)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 05-16-2018
Replies: 156
Views: 53,318
Posted By grouchos_tash
Hi Jamie, thanks! I did buy another as well as a...

Hi Jamie, thanks! I did buy another as well as a Ricoh GRII for an even more compact 28mm FOV :rolleyes:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By grouchos_tash
I use FilmDev.co.uk

I use FilmDev.co.uk
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-13-2018
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/971/41743014351_7ac...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/971/41743014351_7ac23fb1c0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26AFRRZ)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-11-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,779
Posted By grouchos_tash
Dear Gary, I’m sorry to hear you have a...

Dear Gary,



I’m sorry to hear you have a problem with your camera, but unfortunately, we no longer offer a repair service, so we wouldn’t be able to help you.



Kind regards
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-10-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks for the reply, the camera is currently...

Thanks for the reply, the camera is currently half way through a roll of TMAX100 so I guess I'll find out soon.

BTW I tend to leave the camera on 1/250 and adjust the aperture to suit! The photos...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
I like this one purely because of the freakiness...

I like this one purely because of the freakiness of finding a bloody towel next to a stream..

Nikon FA - 50mm f1.8 AF-D - Portra 400 (Scanned by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks :) Yeah, that looks like the same...

Thanks :)



Yeah, that looks like the same problem, I guess it's time for a service!

Thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-09-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By grouchos_tash
M6 Shutter Problem?

I haven't used my M6 for a few months while I've been playing with a new (to me) Nikon FA. I just got back the scans from a roll of XP2 and on 50% of the frames there is a dark band on the left hand...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2018
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,396
Posted By grouchos_tash
Bessa R2a - Portra...

Bessa R2a - Portra 400

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/947/41937545182_41bd59c97b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26TST6Q)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/968/41937551252_4fb3cd4bc3_c.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Bessa R2a - 50mm f2.5 Color Skopar - Portra...

Bessa R2a - 50mm f2.5 Color Skopar - Portra 400

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/908/41082405615_f17a0632bb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25Aj4Uc)
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-09-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Double post, oops

Double post, oops
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-01-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,779
Posted By grouchos_tash
I noticed someone called ppp-repairs on Instagram...

I noticed someone called ppp-repairs on Instagram who seems to be doing repairs on all sorts, including Leica and the electronics in some compacts. I have never used him and don't know anyone who...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-01-2018
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,396
Posted By grouchos_tash
Really like these man, thanks for sharing. I...

Really like these man, thanks for sharing. I enjoyed checking out your webiste as well :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-30-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Bessa R2a - 50mm f2.5 Skopar - Tmax 100 - HC110...

Bessa R2a - 50mm f2.5 Skopar - Tmax 100 - HC110 (B)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/961/39935536350_7d2fa39acf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23QY4Cb)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2018
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,396
Posted By grouchos_tash
Samsung Galaxy S8 - Walking around the campus...

Samsung Galaxy S8 - Walking around the campus where I will be teaching for a while...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/828/39930275660_827caccfa4_b.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-27-2018
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,396
Posted By grouchos_tash
That Portra looks lush in that light :)

That Portra looks lush in that light :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 6,005
Posted By grouchos_tash
This looks crap, I love it! :D

This looks crap, I love it! :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 6,005
Posted By grouchos_tash
I stupidly sold my F80 (I regret every camera...

I stupidly sold my F80 (I regret every camera I've ever sold so I've stopped doing it now haha!) but I'm waiting for a F65 in the post which cost a massive £15
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 6,005
Posted By grouchos_tash
Canon AF35M II (£7.50) - Ilford Pann...

Canon AF35M II (£7.50) - Ilford Pann 400

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8597/29261353742_627f692f0c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LzJ621)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 6,005
Posted By grouchos_tash
Agfa Isolette II (£12) - Acros...

Agfa Isolette II (£12) - Acros 100

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/410/20189007798_d39ab8ac64_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wL2WDm)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 6,005
Posted By grouchos_tash
GAF Memo 35ET -...

GAF Memo 35ET - HP5

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7338/9577152215_81f24eb65d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/fAipG4)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 6,005
Posted By grouchos_tash
Olympus XA2 (£2.50) - Kodak...

Olympus XA2 (£2.50) - Kodak 200

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5564/30279855633_54dcda6700_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/N8Jb9r)

Agfa Vista...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 6,005
Posted By grouchos_tash
Lomo LC-A - Expensive to buy new but very cheap...

Lomo LC-A - Expensive to buy new but very cheap second hand after they've fallen apart haha!

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3842/14498401396_b493fb9a99_k.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 6,005
Posted By grouchos_tash
Zenit B (£18) - Industar 50-2...

Zenit B (£18) - Industar 50-2 f3.5

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/878/41159145381_0102a292d1_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25H6nXB)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 92
Views: 6,005
Posted By grouchos_tash
Canon Prima Mini £4.50 - Fujifilm Superia...

Canon Prima Mini £4.50 - Fujifilm Superia 200

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4377/35953959403_8ea22feb16_b.jpg...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-22-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 8,488
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II (Black and Silver) -...

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II (Black and Silver) - Ilford HP5 - Kodak HC-110 (B)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/806/39201805480_9560f37157_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22J8uZW)
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-20-2018
Replies: 42
Views: 2,482
Posted By grouchos_tash
I regret not taking as many pictures of my family...

I regret not taking as many pictures of my family and life in general when I was in my teens/twenties. I try to take pictures of the day to day of my life as it is now as a archive for the future. ...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 04-20-2018
Replies: 79
Views: 11,788
Posted By grouchos_tash
I thought you must have been referring to the...

I thought you must have been referring to the 'sorry for the crap photos' bit. There was a thread about gear reviewers being poor photographers recently haha

Really intrigued by the lens though,...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-17-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,519
Posted By grouchos_tash
This is what it's like in the whole north east of...

This is what it's like in the whole north east of England where I am, pretty bleak. I love to see people using ugly ducking cameras from the 90/00's though :)
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 04-17-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By grouchos_tash
Isn't the lens worth than that on it's own? I've...

Isn't the lens worth than that on it's own? I've never looked into digital Leicas, I'm poor.
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-17-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By grouchos_tash
Mine often won't allow me to upload photos, the...

Mine often won't allow me to upload photos, the uploader says they're a bad file or something like that. Then it will work fine the next day.

The most unusual thing that I've seen recently was when...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-17-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 48,583
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/887/40587399394_935...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/887/40587399394_9352d01ee5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24Qz2Nb)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/898/41258363662_e31d41059b_b.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-16-2018
Replies: 115
Views: 9,118
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Tmax 100 - Ilford...

Leica M6 - Tmax 100 - Ilford ID11

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5623/21717240284_2b417f889a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/z65wVj)

Leica IIIf - Tmax 100 - Ilford...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-10-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By grouchos_tash
Done......

Done......
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-10-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 48,583
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thought I hadn't played with this lens for a...

Thought I hadn't played with this lens for a while. It makes for a very compact set up with the X-T10. At the moment I really want a 6x7 camera, as you can probably tell...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 04-10-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 38,237
Posted By grouchos_tash
X-T1 https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4728/39443466...

X-T1

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4728/39443466672_9d3d0d393f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/236u5sd)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-02-2018
Replies: 115
Views: 9,118
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8 II - HP5 - HC110...

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8 II - HP5 - HC110 (B)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/816/41010825071_a4741382c4_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25tZcuT)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-01-2018
Replies: 335
Views: 54,720
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8 II - HP5 - HC110...

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8 II - HP5 - HC110 (B)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/794/40204991515_616c3c2fe8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24fM6fT)
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-29-2018
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8 II - HP5 - HC110...

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8 II - HP5 - HC110 (B)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/806/39201805480_9560f37157_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22J8uZW)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 03-28-2018
Replies: 349
Views: 122,183
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Tmax...

Leica M6 - Tmax 100

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5676/21421116916_7f02d40e67_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/yCUPL1)
Forum: Digital Compacts 03-28-2018
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4781/38919472200_a6...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4781/38919472200_a6b2ab9d87_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22ibt9L)
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-21-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 3,215
Posted By grouchos_tash
The 'partial refund' thing is a popular scam and...

The 'partial refund' thing is a popular scam and a buyer tried it with me but I insisted they returned the item (nothing wrong with it when I got it back). Since then I've made detailed photos of...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-19-2018
Replies: 209
Views: 16,383
Posted By grouchos_tash
My wife took the photo on a evening walk on...

My wife took the photo on a evening walk on holiday in Italy. We were near a town called Citta Sant Angelo in Pescara. I was doing my best Arnie pose...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-19-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By grouchos_tash
Two nights ago I woke myself up frustrated that...

Two nights ago I woke myself up frustrated that the focus on my X-T1 just wouldn't focus on what I wanted it to haha
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-14-2018
Replies: 235
Views: 63,943
Posted By grouchos_tash
The neighbour's dog delivering our wedding...

The neighbour's dog delivering our wedding present...

Tri-x

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7693/17266778606_b76d6fae9a_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/siNKHq)

Portra...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 03-13-2018
Replies: 40
Views: 2,399
Posted By grouchos_tash
My aunt (grandmother figure of my family) told me...

My aunt (grandmother figure of my family) told me she worked with Florence Nightingale and once rode a giraffe.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-06-2018
Replies: 1,858
Sticky: Camera Work
Views: 284,656
Posted By grouchos_tash
There was a documentary on Channel 4 (UK) called...

There was a documentary on Channel 4 (UK) called What Remains where you saw her photography process :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By grouchos_tash
It's such a simple tool but I use it loads!

It's such a simple tool but I use it loads!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-23-2018
Replies: 109
Views: 4,079
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7563/15356396314_8b...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7563/15356396314_8bd2bda137_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/poZxBG)

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5559/14697224710_8dc17f24d5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ooK7S3)
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-14-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By grouchos_tash
I have the 50mm f1.8 AF-D, seems to fit all of...

I have the 50mm f1.8 AF-D, seems to fit all of the criteria
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-14-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By grouchos_tash
The first thing that I noticed was lots of...

The first thing that I noticed was lots of vertical lines and I felt that the stone floor drew me towards the planks against the wall in the light. I feel that it would be stronger as part as a...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-13-2018
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
Great shot :)

Great shot :)
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-12-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By grouchos_tash
This is the bonus (one of) I noticed moving from...

This is the bonus (one of) I noticed moving from the Epson 4490 to Plustek; the neg holder has 'bars' between each frame that flattens the film. It works great as long as the spacing on your camera...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-11-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By grouchos_tash
The 'oil on water' on the centre of the image is...

The 'oil on water' on the centre of the image is where the negative has touched the glass of the scanner, look up 'Newton rings' :)

Different brands of film are more curved than others. Try turning...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-09-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By grouchos_tash
I understand how you feel, my job involves...

I understand how you feel, my job involves dealing with peoples' stupidity on a daily basis and my personality fluctuates, with some days having a stoic mindset and other days....I can't keep it up...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 02-04-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By grouchos_tash
I have a X-T1 and X-T10 with the 23mm f2 (among...

I have a X-T1 and X-T10 with the 23mm f2 (among others haha), I prefer the X-T1 for speed, viewfinder etc but kinda wish that I had the X-E2 instead as the design is sleeker and would be easier in...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-31-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2,246
Posted By grouchos_tash
If the sprocket holes are worse at the end of the...

If the sprocket holes are worse at the end of the roll, then that film was on the outside of the roll and the unaffected film was on the inside, like it would be inside the canister when you dropped...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-29-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,405
Posted By grouchos_tash
A friend on mine got his car broken into, they...

A friend on mine got his car broken into, they took a 5x4 field camera body, the exposed film and threw 3 lenses into the bushes down the end of the street.

I have all my serial numbers recorded,...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-24-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 8,488
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Ilford XP2 (Exp. 2008) - Canon 35mm...

Leica M6 - Ilford XP2 (Exp. 2008) - Canon 35mm f2.8 Ver.2

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2809/33245056340_f5155c590b_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-16-2018
Replies: 313
Views: 44,014
Posted By grouchos_tash
Glad, there's no light leak this time!

Glad, there's no light leak this time!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-14-2018
Replies: 313
Views: 44,014
Posted By grouchos_tash
It was a big upgrade from the Epson 4490! PS I...

It was a big upgrade from the Epson 4490!

PS I was just listening to Leonard Cohen's last album before I saw your post :cool:
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-12-2018
Replies: 313
Views: 44,014
Posted By grouchos_tash
Are you using Silverfast? It's soooo much better...

Are you using Silverfast? It's soooo much better than the Epson software in my opinion.
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2018
Replies: 313
Views: 44,014
Posted By grouchos_tash
I'm thinking about switching to colour for a...

I'm thinking about switching to colour for a while after I've used up the 10 rolls of HP5 I have. I didn't shoot any film nearly almost all last year (preferring playing with the Ricoh GR).

Lights...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-11-2018
Replies: 313
Views: 44,014
Posted By grouchos_tash
Interesting to see some colour work from you! I...

Interesting to see some colour work from you! I imagine that metering with E6 doesn't fit your usual style of shooting haha!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-20-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By grouchos_tash
Here's the FD version I used around 2005...

Here's the FD version I used around 2005 photographing the coast guard for a uni project...

Canon T90 - 50mm f1.8 - HP5 - D76

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5518/10036173755_40f741dd00_b.jpg...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-17-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 4,925
Posted By grouchos_tash
Nah, the first one was the Elmar-M :D I was...

Nah, the first one was the Elmar-M :D

I was happy with Fomapan 400, to be honest the only film I have noticed any 'lacking' has been Kentmere 400 which seemed to have odd looking grain and was kinda...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 12-17-2017
Replies: 59
Views: 4,925
Posted By grouchos_tash
Without cheating, can you really tell which lens...

Without cheating, can you really tell which lens is which? I thought the IQ from the Elmar was amazing (the best I've ever used) but I sold it. It was selling for £250 more than it cost me (and I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-14-2017
Replies: 631
Views: 95,185
Posted By grouchos_tash
Great stuff :)

Great stuff :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-10-2017
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,343
Posted By grouchos_tash
Ricoh...

Ricoh GRII

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4573/38618295342_273b91e5a3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21QyRLj)
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-29-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4571/26874491539_1d...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4571/26874491539_1db76d7180_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GWNN3p)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-29-2017
Replies: 631
Views: 95,185
Posted By grouchos_tash
Fuji X-T10 - XF 23mm...

Fuji X-T10 - XF 23mm f2

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4493/37980950062_ed02072149_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZSfidA)
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-29-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Love these, well done people! :D

Love these, well done people! :D
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2017
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,396
Posted By grouchos_tash
This is a beautiful photo :)

This is a beautiful photo :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2017
Replies: 305
Views: 45,376
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4327/36068179936_7b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4327/36068179936_7b2d3c3c64_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WXdRij)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4382/36623677641_571e8fae4c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XNiVpX)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-10-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 10,312
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks! My copy was from the early '30s which at...

Thanks! My copy was from the early '30s which at some point had coating applied to the rear element. Like every other camera/lens I've owned, I regret selling it. When will I learn!? :bang::D
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-09-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 08-08-2017
Replies: 128
Views: 10,312
Posted By grouchos_tash
Elmar-M https://farm1.staticflickr.com/728/232441...

Elmar-M

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/728/23244177449_9f6d3a4952_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Bq1u9a)

Elmar 5cm f3.5

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2949/15236591827_abc53d0ca7_c.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-08-2017
Replies: 387
Views: 17,856
Posted By grouchos_tash
This is definitely my favourite thread on this...

This is definitely my favourite thread on this forum. My kinda thing!

Ricoh GRII on a trip to Barcelona a couple of weeks ago...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4308/35302382643_f7df60b1fe_c.jpg...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 08-08-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,445
Posted By grouchos_tash
Can't guess the movie either but I saw a t-shirt...

Can't guess the movie either but I saw a t-shirt last week with an M6 on the front with a burst of flash coming from the viewfinder :/
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-24-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks, I'm definitely going to try it in a...

Thanks, I'm definitely going to try it in a windows computer, cos my macbook can't see it! Hopefully I'll have some joy with that before I give up :)
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-24-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By grouchos_tash
So I guess an option would be to format the card...

So I guess an option would be to format the card (the camera will allow me to format it) so that it's recognised by the computer then use data recovery software to retrieve the photos?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-23-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks for the replies everyone. I'll have a go...

Thanks for the replies everyone. I'll have a go with a PC when I get back to work and see if that helps!
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-21-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By grouchos_tash
Dead SD Card

Hi,

Whilst on holiday my SD card died (luckily I had a spare). I get a message on my Ricoh GRII that said 'Card not formatted for this device'. When I plug it into my Macbook nothing shows up...
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-16-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks mate, your photos were one of the reasons...

Thanks mate, your photos were one of the reasons I decided to get a GR in the first place :D
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-13-2017
Replies: 313
Views: 44,014
Posted By grouchos_tash
Nice print, it has a timeless feel to it.

Nice print, it has a timeless feel to it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-12-2017
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,396
Posted By grouchos_tash
Totally agree; love it. I need to (not...

Totally agree; love it.

I need to (not necessarily in this order) :
1. Buy a medium format camera (other than the one I already have haha)
2. Find a reason to use it
3. Find some money to buy it
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 07-11-2017
Replies: 209
Views: 38,237
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks :D The message you have entered is too...

Thanks :D



The message you have entered is too short. Please lengthen your message to at least 10 characters.
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-10-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4283/35764299715_34...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4283/35764299715_343a877e6d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Wunoia)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4212/35764302625_239286440e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Wunpak)
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-29-2017
Replies: 209
Views: 38,237
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3835/33856930295_fcc...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3835/33856930295_fcca026f3f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TzPBPv)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2888/32935514634_90891cd8bb_c.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-29-2017
Replies: 335
Views: 54,720
Posted By grouchos_tash
Ricoh...

Ricoh GRII

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4237/35427273262_95a162b49e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VYA35f)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4284/34754312134_d23639cab1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/UX7Wbb)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-26-2017
Replies: 335
Views: 54,720
Posted By grouchos_tash
Ricoh...

Ricoh GRII

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4265/35085501640_6f1245bc86_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Vsonh5)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4279/35085494200_bff7565513_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Vsok4N)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-26-2017
Replies: 335
Views: 54,720
Posted By grouchos_tash
This is great :)

This is great :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-26-2017
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,396
Posted By grouchos_tash
Ricoh...

Ricoh GRII

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4278/35341469461_8ca9075792_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VR1gAn)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4240/35341472401_8602e5c3fb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VR1ht4)
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-26-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 251,073
Posted By grouchos_tash
Just got mine a week ago, probably the most...

Just got mine a week ago, probably the most enjoyable camera I've owned!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4256/35471976575_ec789f75ed_c.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Series 06-15-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By grouchos_tash
I have an X-T10 (but have since bought a X-T1 as...

I have an X-T10 (but have since bought a X-T1 as I was never comfortable with how small it was in my hands). I have the 18/23/27/35 but i'm thinking of selling the 18 and 27 as I have a Ricoh GRII...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 06-07-2017
Replies: 313
Views: 44,014
Posted By grouchos_tash
Great stuff as usual :)

Great stuff as usual :)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-22-2017
Replies: 5,694
Views: 512,396
Posted By grouchos_tash
Fujifilm X-T1 - 35mm...

Fujifilm X-T1 - 35mm f2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2896/33135715344_8e54483ec0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Su6cJY)

Fujifilm X-T1 - 27mm...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-21-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 8,310
Posted By grouchos_tash
I'm yet to try mine with colour but this looks...

I'm yet to try mine with colour but this looks excellent :)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-12-2017
Replies: 631
Views: 95,185
Posted By grouchos_tash
Fujifilm X-T1 - 35mm...

Fujifilm X-T1 - 35mm f2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2929/33166227223_b853daf22a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SwMzRR)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-10-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 3,312
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks for the spoiler :rolleyes:

Thanks for the spoiler :rolleyes:
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-07-2017
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,343
Posted By grouchos_tash
Fujifilm X-T10 -...

Fujifilm X-T10 - xf35mmf2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2873/33700605132_8965c591e4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Tm1pN5)
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-07-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II - Ilford...

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II - Ilford XP2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2933/33516878426_26d3b7830c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/T4LLff)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-06-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 8,310
Posted By grouchos_tash
I have the black and chrome f2.8. It's pretty...

I have the black and chrome f2.8. It's pretty soft in the corners from f5.6 and wider but not a bad lens (also really cheap), although the infinity lock is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-05-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,252
Posted By grouchos_tash
Tri-x @1600 - 1/30th sec - f2.8

Tri-x @1600 - 1/30th sec - f2.8
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 04-04-2017
Replies: 429
Views: 183,199
Posted By grouchos_tash
I haven't had this lens long and haven't used...

I haven't had this lens long and haven't used that much yet...

M6 - XP2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3794/33454452142_522ef460cc_c.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-03-2017
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,343
Posted By grouchos_tash
Fujifilm X-T10 35mm...

Fujifilm X-T10

35mm f2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2928/33649143601_4bbe4499a6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TgsE5i)

18mm f2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2866/32999497553_606f501080_c.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-28-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,653
Posted By grouchos_tash
Like I already said, this exactly the problem I...

Like I already said, this exactly the problem I had. It looked like OP's.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-27-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,653
Posted By grouchos_tash
I had this with my Epson. I had to take the...

I had this with my Epson. I had to take the glass off and get a blower in. That solved it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-26-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II - Ilford...

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II - Ilford XP2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3684/33174382040_9977b43455_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Sxvo19)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-22-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,484
Posted By grouchos_tash
Bessa R2A - 50mm Color Skopar - Ilford Pan 400 -...

Bessa R2A - 50mm Color Skopar - Ilford Pan 400 - HC110

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2805/32416129693_6e8e74d309_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Rov8ZP)

Fujifilm X-T10 - 18mm...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-20-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
I'm really pleased with the creepiness of this...

I'm really pleased with the creepiness of this one...

Leica M6 - 50mm f2.5 Color Skopar - Ilford XP2 (exp. 2008)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2831/33495093586_5e695f5436_c.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-20-2017
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,343
Posted By grouchos_tash
Fujifilm X-T10 - xf 18mm f2 An old prison about...

Fujifilm X-T10 - xf 18mm f2

An old prison about to be demolished...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2908/32713075764_a7edde4fdf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RQK4HE)

New photo...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,878
Posted By grouchos_tash
Sorry, what scenarios are you referring to? Do...

Sorry, what scenarios are you referring to? Do you mean the photos I had chosen?

Would you not consider the early work of Joel Meyerowitz street photography?

What is your definition of street...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-08-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,777
Posted By grouchos_tash
I've been using Ilford Pan 400 with HC110 for the...

I've been using Ilford Pan 400 with HC110 for the past year. I'm going to shoot some HP5 this year.

All Pan 400 with HC110 (B)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3831/33102822401_504d1b6f31_z.jpg...
Forum: Lomography 03-08-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 7,683
Posted By grouchos_tash
Oh, a 35mm lens to go with their jupiter 3+ would...

Oh, a 35mm lens to go with their jupiter 3+ would be a great addition.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,878
Posted By grouchos_tash
I'm scared to get involved in this thread but......

I'm scared to get involved in this thread but... ;)

I find the random snaps of strangers to be pretty boring and more like a sterile anthropological study.

This photo struck me as an excellent...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-03-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 4,484
Posted By grouchos_tash
Fujifilm X-T10 - 35mm...

Fujifilm X-T10 - 35mm f2

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/586/32568373241_7f58c1eddf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RBXqGz)

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II - Ilford Pan 400 - HC-110...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-02-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By grouchos_tash
This is totally correct, however, I have found...

This is totally correct, however, I have found that:

'excellent, working condition' also = 'it's broken'

The last 5 camera's and one lens I've bought from eBay have all been described as working...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2017
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8 II - Ilford Pan 400 -...

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8 II - Ilford Pan 400 - HC-110 (B)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/544/32627958501_684db293df_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RHdPjD)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-24-2017
Replies: 631
Views: 95,185
Posted By grouchos_tash
I was just looking through some old scans and...

I was just looking through some old scans and remembered how much I like this photo...

Bessa R2a - Jupiter 8 - HP5 - ID11

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5482/14642983913_6608105635_z.jpg...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-06-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 6,219
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica IIIf - Elmar 5cm f3.5 - Tmax...

Leica IIIf - Elmar 5cm f3.5 - Tmax 100

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2949/15419932381_793b6186fd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/puBbF8)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3931/15419925761_d18c0909e8_c.jpg...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 02-06-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By grouchos_tash
I have the Canon 35mm f2.8. It is low contrast...

I have the Canon 35mm f2.8. It is low contrast like others have pointed out and pretty soft at the corners until f5.6.

I had the 35mm skopar and wish I had kept it. Mine had a focus tab (the...
Forum: Leica M10, 240 family, M-P, M60 02-06-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 4,051
Posted By grouchos_tash
M6 - Jupiter 8 (£30) - Ilford Pan 400 -...

M6 - Jupiter 8 (£30) - Ilford Pan 400 - HC110

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/424/31539324646_3e2e40dd11_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Q42hpq)

M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8 (£120) - Ilford Pan 400 -...
Forum: RFF News 01-27-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,672
Posted By grouchos_tash
I just bought my domain name, now what? haha! I...

I just bought my domain name, now what? haha!

I haven't a clue how to make a website :/
Forum: Travel 01-26-2017
Replies: 52
Views: 7,650
Posted By grouchos_tash
I was wondering when the next update was going to...

I was wondering when the next update was going to be! Keep 'em coming :)
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-25-2017
Replies: 158
Views: 52,827
Posted By grouchos_tash
I heard Fuji are bring back their 670 for a...

I heard Fuji are bring back their 670 for a limited run though
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,771
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks for the suggestions mate

Thanks for the suggestions mate
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,771
Posted By grouchos_tash
I don't think I'll be bothering with bulk loading...

I don't think I'll be bothering with bulk loading anymore. I have re-loadable cassettes and the last 3 rolls I've developed have had scratches on them (in different places so I ruled out the bulk...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 01-11-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3,140
Posted By grouchos_tash
When I was at Uni the photography technician used...

When I was at Uni the photography technician used to allow me to use the C41 developer for a £1 a roll (some massive Fuji thing). I hadn't got a clue what I was doing and never managed to mess it up...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-09-2017
Replies: 76
Views: 5,131
Posted By grouchos_tash
There used to be a couple of places with the same...

There used to be a couple of places with the same owner within 11 miles from me that had everything (13 years ago). Now there is a small place for film developing and a small selection of film about...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-05-2017
Replies: 68
Views: 14,891
Posted By grouchos_tash
I heard that he had used a Zorki 6 at some point...

I heard that he had used a Zorki 6 at some point as well?

On the front of this book I have it looks like he is using a 35mm Elmar...

https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7283/16636900511_35faecfd06_z.jpg...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-03-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,663
Posted By grouchos_tash
I totally know how you feel, I'm in exactly the...

I totally know how you feel, I'm in exactly the same situation. Sometimes I feel like I shouldn't have bought a digital camera, but I would have missed so many pictures of my niece.

When I was...
Forum: Photo Software 01-01-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,600
Posted By grouchos_tash
So, here goes... Global settings: Exposure...

So, here goes...

Global settings:

Exposure +1.35
Contrast +42
Highlights -71
Shadows +33
Whites +25
Blacks 0
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2016
Replies: 87
Views: 4,971
Posted By grouchos_tash
Like others, this isn't my best photo but it is...

Like others, this isn't my best photo but it is my favourite. It represents some good memories and a time in my life when I finally overcame some problems with anxiety I'd had since being a child...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-27-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II - Ilford Pan 400 -...

Leica M6 - Canon 35mm f2.8II - Ilford Pan 400 - Kodak HC110 (B)

https://c6.staticflickr.com/1/417/31082496293_0f5f063a20_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PmDVfv)
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 12-26-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 8,488
Posted By grouchos_tash
I just got one of these, not bad for what I paid...

I just got one of these, not bad for what I paid for it. I couldn't shoot smaller than f4 for my first test roll though so the edge sharpness is pretty poor. I can't really find much on here/flickr...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-24-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - 50mm f2.5 Skopar - Ilford Pan 400 -...

Leica M6 - 50mm f2.5 Skopar - Ilford Pan 400 - HC-110

https://c3.staticflickr.com/1/353/31694069282_13c26caac3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QhGoAo)
Forum: Travel 12-22-2016
Replies: 58
Views: 4,443
Posted By grouchos_tash
Excellent stuff, the images are so consistent, it...

Excellent stuff, the images are so consistent, it was a good idea to go with the simple kit :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-16-2016
Replies: 235
Views: 63,943
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Jupiter 8 (chrome) - Ilford Pan 400 -...

Leica M6 - Jupiter 8 (chrome) - Ilford Pan 400 - Kodak HC-110

https://c8.staticflickr.com/1/636/31577150175_707b4e0d3b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Q7n9BH)
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-14-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By grouchos_tash
I have found the opposite to be true. I have...

I have found the opposite to be true. I have sold some equipment over the past few months that I've had since 2012. I sold everything for more than I bought it for e.g. Elmar-m 50mm, bought for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 497,902
Posted By grouchos_tash
Leica M6 - Jupiter 8 (chrome) - Pan [email protected] -...

Leica M6 - Jupiter 8 (chrome) - Pan [email protected] - HC-110

https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/520/31205028870_77b1c2cfa0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PxtVV9)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-12-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By grouchos_tash
I had this when I first used Rodinal (with...

I had this when I first used Rodinal (with Fomapan 400) from over agitation
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-12-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,566
Posted By grouchos_tash
My old lecturer insisted that all prints should...

My old lecturer insisted that all prints should be presented at nipple height, he went as far as to measure up to everyone's print. At least he kept his shirt on.
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-10-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,440
Posted By grouchos_tash
That looks pretty good I have bought a Chinese...

That looks pretty good



I have bought a Chinese grip which does improve the handling a lot



Wow, I didn't know that, thanks :)
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-10-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,440
Posted By grouchos_tash
I have one, the images are good but I wish I'd...

I have one, the images are good but I wish I'd sent it back because its frustratingly small. I have smallish hands but I keep pressing the buttons with my right thumb grr.
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-09-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 5,746
Posted By grouchos_tash
That has been my experience too, previews of film...

That has been my experience too, previews of film scans are terrible as well, they look super, super grainy.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-08-2016
Replies: 2,014
Views: 616,402
Posted By grouchos_tash
They're excellent :) I have a TLR that's sat...

They're excellent :) I have a TLR that's sat doing nothing since last Halloween; it's time to take it out!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-08-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,379
Posted By grouchos_tash
I've never had problems with viewfinders...

I've never had problems with viewfinders scratching my glasses however, when I have to press my eye to see the 35mm framelines I get smudges from my eyebrow haha
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-08-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 3,158
Posted By grouchos_tash
I had a look at the GX8 the other day and it's...

I had a look at the GX8 the other day and it's huge compared to my X-T10 and the viewfinder was crap.
Forum: Fuji X Series 12-07-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 3,158
Posted By grouchos_tash
XA10/XA3 are probably a good idea but what about...

XA10/XA3 are probably a good idea but what about a M43 from Olympus or Panasonic?
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-06-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,379
Posted By grouchos_tash
I struggle to see the 35mm framelines with my M6...

I struggle to see the 35mm framelines with my M6 and the flare on the viewfinder is so frustrating, my Bessa R2a has a way better viewfinder IMO.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-06-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,566
Posted By grouchos_tash
I was reading this thread only because I was...

I was reading this thread only because I was bored on my dinner break at work, I haven't got any interest in the servicing really. But, I was really intrigued by your comment (above). I've been...
Forum: Lomography 12-04-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 4,210
Posted By grouchos_tash
I've seen rolls on eBay from the 90s but I don't...

I've seen rolls on eBay from the 90s but I don't know when the last rolls were sold. You must have bought 120, 3x 35mm is £22 at Boots normally (too much).



Different developing times to...
Forum: Lomography 12-04-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 4,210
Posted By grouchos_tash
By 'old' I mean a film that Kodak no longer sells...

By 'old' I mean a film that Kodak no longer sells themselves :) I also bought it short dated from Boots for £8, I would buy it regularly from there if that was the normal price but the normal price...
Forum: Lomography 12-03-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 4,210
Posted By grouchos_tash
Nah, it's not TMAX, I heard it was an old...

Nah, it's not TMAX, I heard it was an old emulsion called Kodak Cosmos 400. I shot a few rolls earlier this year and didn't have any problems :)

These were all taken with an M6, Nokton 40mm and...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-26-2016
Replies: 127
Views: 48,583
Posted By grouchos_tash
X-T10 https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5783/31142167...

X-T10

https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5783/31142167451_13ecdb3860_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PrVKpz)



https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5482/31142166381_93070cec99_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PrVK68)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-26-2016
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,343
Posted By grouchos_tash
Fujifilm X-T10 - XF 27mm...

Fujifilm X-T10 - XF 27mm f2.8

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5691/31220555736_fc29fb5386_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PyRvvJ)

https://c5.staticflickr.com/6/5527/30435300684_1aed14ae14_c.jpg...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By grouchos_tash
Looking for a particular photo

Hi all,

I'm looking for a photo to use for a photography class I'm teaching. I can't remember much to help you, I don't know the photographer or when it was taken :bang:

It's a picture of two...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By grouchos_tash
I did hear that bubbles meant a better quality...

I did hear that bubbles meant a better quality lens :rolleyes:
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-23-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 4,818
Posted By grouchos_tash
I'm on the fence about buying either this lens or...

I'm on the fence about buying either this lens or waiting for the X100f (or maybe even a Pen F with 17mm f1.8!)

Does anyone have a shot of this lens on a X-T10? I can't find one anywhere! I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By grouchos_tash
My eyes can't focus to infinity. The bokeh has...

My eyes can't focus to infinity. The bokeh has stars and I've also noticed that I get a double image from bright light sources. When I wear my glasses, they improve focus but sharpness, flare and...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-20-2016
Replies: 127
Views: 48,583
Posted By grouchos_tash
X-T10 https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5730/30329612...

X-T10

https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5730/30329612983_7da0a9d4bc_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Nd8cgM)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5836/30993022112_25a667dcf6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PdKkGd)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-20-2016
Replies: 313
Views: 44,014
Posted By grouchos_tash
Why haven't had seen this thread before??? A...

Why haven't had seen this thread before??? A great series, really enjoyed looking from the beginning at one. Like binge watching a TV series haha! :D
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 5,227
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks :D I'm back to work on Monday; gastritis...

Thanks :D I'm back to work on Monday; gastritis is a nasty business.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-17-2016
Replies: 90
Views: 5,227
Posted By grouchos_tash
I have been off work sick for nearly a month and...

I have been off work sick for nearly a month and have been taking walks and found that my X-T10 with 27mm is just small and light enough to fit in my coat pocket. I've taken more pictures than I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-17-2016
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,343
Posted By grouchos_tash
X-T10 - 27mm...

X-T10 - 27mm f2.8

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5736/30912251192_ef2fc8efd1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P6Bnj9)

https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5328/30912264142_829aacbe96_c.jpg...
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-17-2016
Replies: 153
Views: 37,272
Posted By grouchos_tash
I guess what we are seeing is the best value...

I guess what we are seeing is the best value lens. I imagine the 21/4 will have the most votes because the most people have it and because it is good value for that focal length.

I've had 5...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-15-2016
Replies: 209
Views: 38,237
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5521/30914345965_65e...

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5521/30914345965_65e1fb0d4b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P6N71V)
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2016
Replies: 3,164
Views: 496,343
Posted By grouchos_tash
Fujifilm X-T10 - xf 35mm...

Fujifilm X-T10 - xf 35mm f2

https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5771/30613287730_4d33a02101_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NDc6TG)
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-11-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,919
Posted By grouchos_tash
Really impressed with your photography, well done!

Really impressed with your photography, well done!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-11-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 5,185
Posted By grouchos_tash
I find it frustrating that people mislead or lie...

I find it frustrating that people mislead or lie in online ads.

I had a camera delivered yesterday that was described as 'excellent working condition' that was completely dead with a snapped...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-08-2016
Replies: 209
Views: 38,237
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5581/30555466160_c38...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5581/30555466160_c380e66aca_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Ny5Ky5)

https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5498/30220976043_46e05e3f63_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/N3wpi6)
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-08-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By grouchos_tash
Just one more thing... I thought Columbo used an...

Just one more thing...

I thought Columbo used an Argus? ;)

http://camaracoleccion.es/imagenes/Colombo_argus_09.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-07-2016
Replies: 209
Views: 38,237
Posted By grouchos_tash
Just playing the around the house today with the...

Just playing the around the house today with the 35mm that I don't use enough...

https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5710/30133339443_a8d0afb4a4_z.jpg...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 11-04-2016
Replies: 127
Views: 48,583
Posted By grouchos_tash
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5626/30133110193_bb5...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5626/30133110193_bb50816422_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MUL4QD)
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-02-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By grouchos_tash
It musn't be that bad if you'd never noticed :D ...

It musn't be that bad if you'd never noticed :D Although mine doesn't get sharp till f5.6! I have looked a reviews online which nearly all rave about how sharp it is??

The seller has accepted my...
Forum: Travel 11-01-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 7,650
Posted By grouchos_tash
I always love looking at your images, you have a...

I always love looking at your images, you have a true distinctive style along with interesting captions for each photo :)

I'm looking forward to more!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-01-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By grouchos_tash
I found some instructions on RFF that kinda...

I found some instructions on RFF that kinda mirrors what you did. I think I could too easily get this wrong so I'm gonna try sending it back to the seller (eBay :bang:), wish me luck!
Forum: Voigtlander Lenses and Images 11-01-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By grouchos_tash
Thanks for the comment. I would have a check...

Thanks for the comment. I would have a check inside but I can't work out how to get the front off. I can unscrew it by hand but it wo't come all the way off, any ideas?

PS I have checked the...
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