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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-11-2019
Replies: 653
Views: 150,975
Posted By ABrosig
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48516890117_c9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48516890117_c9476242ce_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gVgK8t)YoderWyo_Essert01 (https://flic.kr/p/2gVgK8t) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-25-2019
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,332
Posted By ABrosig
X100F, jpg/fine; AcrosR film simulation

X100F, jpg/fine; AcrosR film simulation
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-25-2019
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,332
Posted By ABrosig
X100F, jpg/fine; AcrosR film...

X100F, jpg/fine; AcrosR film simulation

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/showphoto.php?photoid=286997
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-25-2019
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,332
Posted By ABrosig
X100F, jpg/fine; AcrosR film...

X100F, jpg/fine; AcrosR film simulation

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/showphoto.php?photoid=286997
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-25-2019
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,332
Posted By ABrosig
X100F, jpg/fine; AcrosR film...

X100F, jpg/fine; AcrosR film simulation

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/showphoto.php?photoid=286997
Forum: Travel 01-10-2019
Replies: 76
Views: 2,317
Posted By ABrosig
Don't know about stay, but if you want to see a...

Don't know about stay, but if you want to see a ton of people and hear some good music, plan for Chicago Blues Fest, June 7-9 this year.
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 01-04-2019
Replies: 115
Views: 30,248
Posted By ABrosig
Just picked up a Vt De Lux w/ 50mm f1.8. Any...

Just picked up a Vt De Lux w/ 50mm f1.8. Any recommendations on a shop for a good CLA? Thanks
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-21-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 856
Posted By ABrosig
For that price, they should bring the bloody...

For that price, they should bring the bloody things personally on a red satin pillow
Forum: Travel 10-12-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By ABrosig
I got curious and checked the compatibility with...

I got curious and checked the compatibility with various cameras, cards, etc. on their website. IF you're interested in it for the wireless features, says it only works w/ Canon and Nikon, with the...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 09-25-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By ABrosig
Seems to be the quirks of fate. I've dropped...

Seems to be the quirks of fate. I've dropped lenses (and camera bodies) from what I'd consider appalling heights with no ill effects. By the same token, I've dropped both from a foot or less onto...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 09-25-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By ABrosig
I'm on the same page: I have 24mm and 35mm (again...

I'm on the same page: I have 24mm and 35mm (again talking SLR - Nikon F2) Nikkors and I find the range offered just about perfect. For my rangefinders, I work primarily with a 35mm and find it works...
Forum: RFF News 08-07-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3,562
Posted By ABrosig
Shot quite a bit of Neopan 400 at a paper I...

Shot quite a bit of Neopan 400 at a paper I worked at years ago, then started experimenting with the Acros 100 some. Loved both films; This is good news!
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-09-2018
Replies: 265
Views: 8,688
Posted By ABrosig
Hit me baby! Email sent

Hit me baby!
Email sent
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-30-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By ABrosig
Very nice. Thanks for sharing

Very nice. Thanks for sharing
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-30-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By ABrosig
I'd tend to agree, but you'd almost expect them...

I'd tend to agree, but you'd almost expect them to be more rounded. Those look jagged, at least the one does, like something was nibbling at the curtain material.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2018
Replies: 677
Views: 50,676
Posted By ABrosig
As a photojournalist, when trying to take candid...

As a photojournalist, when trying to take candid photos of kids being kids:

Mom: "Smile for the camera, honey!"
Forum: Photography General Interest 04-29-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By ABrosig
Lomography still sells a couple different 110...

Lomography still sells a couple different 110 format films. lomography.com
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 04-25-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 3,833
Posted By ABrosig
Plus, I find the Fuji small/light enough that...

Plus, I find the Fuji small/light enough that handholding at slower shutter speeds is a snap
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-18-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 8,781
Posted By ABrosig
Just bit the bullet and bought 10 rolls TMZ and a...

Just bit the bullet and bought 10 rolls TMZ and a jug of TMax developer. We used to use only TMax Dev. at a paper I worked at, but that was years ago and I haven't worked with it since. Any...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-25-2018
Replies: 1,144
Views: 229,524
Posted By ABrosig
Itty Bit - Great at blocking the television...

Itty Bit - Great at blocking the television screen, not so helpful as a remote control

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4620/25613873667_b02d95ca67_h.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 7,168
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5553/14392199269_88...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5553/14392199269_889a66576d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nVMMqH)Blast from the Past 005 (https://flic.kr/p/nVMMqH) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 7,168
Posted By ABrosig
Yea, but the original TX400 was such a beautiful...

Yea, but the original TX400 was such a beautiful film. Once Kodak reformulated several years ago, it just wasn't the same.

I'm indifferent to the announcement. Shot a ton of P3200 back in "the day"...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 7,168
Posted By ABrosig
Reading down through some of the list of tweets,...

Reading down through some of the list of tweets, sounded like that omission was on purpose, along the lines of a clue. But I can't figure out what the clue might have been.
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-20-2018
Replies: 105
Views: 7,169
Posted By ABrosig
Nikon FM/FM2 or, if you really want to go...

Nikon FM/FM2 or, if you really want to go old-school, just about any of the Pentax Spotmatic variations - Know several of the old-time war photogs who swear by Spotmatics from the Vietnam era -...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-14-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,135
Posted By ABrosig
I like it because it brings up a lot of questions...

I like it because it brings up a lot of questions in my mind about who lives there, what all their stuff is doing just sitting around, etc. But I do agree, I'd like to see more detail in the shadow...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 02-14-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By ABrosig
If AF isn't a priority, I'd recommend looking for...

If AF isn't a priority, I'd recommend looking for an older 50 f1.4 manual focus. Extremely sweet lens. There's also an AF version out there from the pre-G days (meaning it has an aperture ring and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-08-2018
Replies: 3,073
Views: 741,237
Posted By ABrosig
Okay, that's pretty sweet!

Okay, that's pretty sweet!
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-31-2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2,309
Posted By ABrosig
I've usually found very little in the way of...

I've usually found very little in the way of thinking involved in someone who'd do something like this. Its typically more of a "Grab it and figure it out later" mentality. But I agree, don't let the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-27-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 2,981
Posted By ABrosig
Main storage used to be CD, then DVD. Now, have...

Main storage used to be CD, then DVD. Now, have primary storage on a 3 TB external with automatic backup daily to a separate, 6TB external drive. Haven't burned to CD/DVD in a while. Last time I...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-26-2018
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,332
Posted By ABrosig
Curious if those of you presenting...

Curious if those of you presenting black-and-white images are shooting in one of the grayscale settings in the camera or converting to grayscale in post processing?
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-13-2018
Replies: 61
Views: 2,584
Posted By ABrosig
I got a good jolt once from a White Lighting...

I got a good jolt once from a White Lighting mounted on a catwalk way too far above the gym floor in a coliseum. Followed all the instructions for changing the flash tube - unplug it, let it sit over...
Forum: RFF News 12-01-2017
Replies: 85
Views: 6,972
Posted By ABrosig
Mistyped password on first try. Second try, got...

Mistyped password on first try. Second try, got the message that my account was locked and I needed to wait 15 minutes to try again. Frustrating.
Forum: Photo Software 11-09-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,463
Posted By ABrosig
I just tried importing a .raf image from the...

I just tried importing a .raf image from the x100f into Photos (I have the full Nix tool kit installed w/ photoshop on my MacBook Pro) and I couldn't even get Photos to recognize the image. All I got...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2017
Replies: 5,603
Views: 496,857
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4446/37524793440_11...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4446/37524793440_1166864df8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZaWnKf)
You've Got Mail (https://flic.kr/p/ZaWnKf) by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/),...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 10-18-2017
Replies: 197
Views: 10,582
Posted By ABrosig
That was me, Andrew Brosig Card #13 arrived...

That was me, Andrew Brosig

Card #13 arrived today, Tokyo street scene - Loving this again this round as always. And the ladies in my office go googly-eyed as each card arrives.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-12-2017
Replies: 423
Views: 73,263
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4371/36900667611_5d...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4371/36900667611_5d2b542c4d_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YdMyT6)

D7200 Test (https://flic.kr/p/YdMyT6) by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,632
Posted By ABrosig
My primary reason for chimping is to check...

My primary reason for chimping is to check histograms, etc., to ensure my exposure is correct. That said, I do find myself reviewing simply for the sake of reviewing at times. I always keep the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,532
Posted By ABrosig
Not to be defending anyone, but you can still get...

Not to be defending anyone, but you can still get burned on used equipment bought at a brick-and-mortar store. I worked in a camera store in college and we just didn't have the time or equipment to...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-03-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,147
Posted By ABrosig
Faced with several stuck filters, both with and...

Faced with several stuck filters, both with and without glass, when I worked in a camera store when I was in college many moons ago. We had a finely-tuned, precision instrument we used - a...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-27-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 5,070
Posted By ABrosig
Sara, That was always the info I received back in...

Sara, That was always the info I received back in the day. The higher iso films are, of course, more sensitive to all radiation, including x-ray. And exposed film is more sensitive to outside...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-19-2017
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,332
Posted By ABrosig
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4246/35027228620_408...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4246/35027228620_40854f3be6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VneGJQ)Row (https://flic.kr/p/VneGJQ)
by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/), on...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-17-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 266,250
Posted By ABrosig
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4263/35322841816_557...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4263/35322841816_557367c60f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VPmNf5)Rollei_CoffeeBreak01 (https://flic.kr/p/VPmNf5) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-15-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 266,250
Posted By ABrosig
All these are amazing and hearing the stories...

All these are amazing and hearing the stories behind them makes them more enjoyable. I'll get mine up as soon as I can. Thanks to everyone!
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 06-10-2017
Replies: 2,540
Views: 629,332
Posted By ABrosig
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4229/35184531226_506...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4229/35184531226_506550ed59_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VB8VjJ)Weekend Getaway - Laramie (https://flic.kr/p/VB8VjJ) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-09-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 1,547
Posted By ABrosig
I will echo what many have said. Particularly for...

I will echo what many have said. Particularly for me, in photojournalism, winders/motor-drives were essential. And I shoot left-eyed, so not having to pull camera away to advance saved many shots...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-12-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By ABrosig
I'm with you on the timing, but I change the...

I'm with you on the timing, but I change the agitation to VERY slow inversions over 10-12 seconds every three minutes. Find I get the best results that way.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 04-27-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 266,250
Posted By ABrosig
i've enjoyed receiving the cards I've gotten so...

i've enjoyed receiving the cards I've gotten so far and look forward to a couple more coming my way. All the people in my office have gotten as excited as I am each time a new card appears in the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-06-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 4,306
Posted By ABrosig
Nikon D500 w/ Nikkor 10.5mm f2.8 (16mm...

Nikon D500 w/ Nikkor 10.5mm f2.8 (16mm equiv.)

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3947/33840135956_b5f2905dca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TykxrW)Little Britches Rodeo (https://flic.kr/p/TykxrW) by Andrew...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-30-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 266,250
Posted By ABrosig
Well said! These things are touched by human...

Well said! These things are touched by human hands. That's what makes them more personal than e-mail, etc.
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 03-30-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 266,250
Posted By ABrosig
I've received a dozen or so and everyone in my...

I've received a dozen or so and everyone in my office (me included) can't wait for the next one each time one arrives. Great images from everybody! Mine went out middle-end of last week, so should...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 02-11-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 266,250
Posted By ABrosig
No to be a last-minute joiner but I just sent my...

No to be a last-minute joiner but I just sent my info. Sent two emails because dummy me forgot user name in the first one.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-02-2017
Replies: 1,144
Views: 229,524
Posted By ABrosig
This is the Baby...

This is the Baby Bear

https://c8.staticflickr.com/1/407/31243302263_248390e2e1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PAS6ge)Cats (https://flic.kr/p/PAS6ge) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-30-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,531
Posted By ABrosig
I was able to do a cla on the lens/shutter blades...

I was able to do a cla on the lens/shutter blades myself in about 20 minutes. In addition to cleaning with lighter fluid, used a qtip to dab a TINY amount of dry silicon spray lube onto the blades....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-04-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By ABrosig
I use the Dymo label maker tape. Just peel back...

I use the Dymo label maker tape. Just peel back the white backing paper, slip the sticky end through the felt and back-roll the film. Then reverse and wind it back into the canister. If the tape...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 07-14-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 7,574
Posted By ABrosig
I will add a vote for the Olympus 35RC. I have...

I will add a vote for the Olympus 35RC. I have one which belonged to my father and still shoots amazing photos with very little effort.

I also have a Rollei 35 I picked up for a song at a swap meet...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-04-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,389
Posted By ABrosig
Try going out with a Mamiya C330 or Yashicamat...

Try going out with a Mamiya C330 or Yashicamat 124G. Then you'll get some looks! It's hilarious!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-04-2016
Replies: 1,929
Views: 257,348
Posted By ABrosig
https://c7.staticflickr.com/8/7756/26362838134_a7b...

https://c7.staticflickr.com/8/7756/26362838134_a7b83374d8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GaAriY)

ETxStateFair02 (https://flic.kr/p/GaAriY) by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2016
Replies: 372
Views: 37,483
Posted By ABrosig
https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/677/21016440958_6b97...

https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/677/21016440958_6b975594b7_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/y29KGj)

Flower detail, Fort Worth Botanical Garden, Fort Worth, Texas. #IGtexas #macro #macrophotography #fortworth...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-01-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,705
Posted By ABrosig
count me in

count me in
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-23-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,637
Posted By ABrosig
I was contacted recently by a friend from a town...

I was contacted recently by a friend from a town I used to live in looking for photographs of one of the long-time firefighters who's retiring. Without a lot of effort on my part (good archiving...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-17-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 2,522
Posted By ABrosig
Pardon me if this is a dumb question, but why not...

Pardon me if this is a dumb question, but why not just save the existing backing paper from the cartridge and use that? I mean, it's the right size, it should be there and it seems to me it would be...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 06-17-2016
Replies: 2,418
Views: 353,328
Posted By ABrosig
Recently got my copy of "Robert Mapplethorpe: The...

Recently got my copy of "Robert Mapplethorpe: The Photographs," the companion catalog to the current show.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2016
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,607
Posted By ABrosig
https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7424/27333349740_fbd...

https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7424/27333349740_fbd85592b5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HDmyAG)IMG_0505 (https://flic.kr/p/HDmyAG)

New toy - Found at Precision Camera in Austin, Tx. w/ case. Not...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-08-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,049
Posted By ABrosig
Seriously dude?

Seriously dude?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,305
Posted By ABrosig
Great, gang! Thanks for the quick responses. As...

Great, gang! Thanks for the quick responses. As for doing-it-myself, there are many things I will try on my own. This definitely is not one of them! My grandfather could have done it in probably two...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-07-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 9,459
Posted By ABrosig
I will echo that with same configurations (except...

I will echo that with same configurations (except both black versions). currently only using LTM version, though, just because I'm not as crazy about the Kiev as I was when I first bought it.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 1,305
Posted By ABrosig
Nikon AI Conversion question

I recently acquired a couple of older Nikkor MF wide lenses (35mm f2 and 24mm f2.8) which I would like to have Ai converted. I've been talking with John White at Aiconversions.com and his prices seem...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 06-04-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,412
Posted By ABrosig
Get in touch with Wendy at Pacific Imaging...

Get in touch with Wendy at Pacific Imaging [email protected]

Could be an OS/Driver/Firmware issue. (Don't know for sure, just guessing.) I had a problem when Mac OS upgraded to latest version and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-20-2016
Replies: 606
Views: 52,010
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7714/27034317862_4d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7714/27034317862_4d25a87a20_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HbVWQE)

FarmersMarketKids1 (https://flic.kr/p/HbVWQE) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-14-2016
Replies: 98
Views: 16,185
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7540/26899836981_76...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7540/26899836981_76225e3308_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GZ3GmM)
FortWorthCarterPennCrowd01 (https://flic.kr/p/GZ3GmM) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-12-2016
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,186
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7357/26899836381_54...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7357/26899836381_549c7da555_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GZ3Gbr)

DMA Bag Check (https://flic.kr/p/GZ3Gbr) by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/),...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-12-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By ABrosig
I always have protective filters on my lenses....

I always have protective filters on my lenses. Replacing a filter is generally much less expensive than replacing the front element of a lens. In certain conditions, though, nothing will provide...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,825
Posted By ABrosig
Have 3 of these and have been looking for more...

Have 3 of these and have been looking for more but writing on the reel is too small to read (my vision sucks). Can't recommend these enough. Takes about a minute to load one compared to 2 or 3 with...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-04-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 6,840
Posted By ABrosig
Don't attack - I personally was never really that...

Don't attack - I personally was never really that fond of Plus-X. It just didn't recreate what I was hoping to capture and what I saw in my mind's eye.

That said, lately I've been shooting a bunch...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-19-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 4,010
Posted By ABrosig
I was going to say version 1 clearly, until I...

I was going to say version 1 clearly, until I scanned down and saw version 4. I'm thinking, and this goes contrary to most of what I was taught, but toning down the contrast some helps. Definitely...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-17-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,199
Posted By ABrosig
Took the camera out this morning and shot a roll...

Took the camera out this morning and shot a roll just to see what happened. Here's a couple images from that roll. I wasn't too particular about subject matter but I think the rangefinder is spot on...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-17-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,199
Posted By ABrosig
Not Leica, but I do have a FED 3 and a MIR. The...

Not Leica, but I do have a FED 3 and a MIR. The MIR has been factory reconditioned. Also have a late 80s Jupiter 12 35 f2.8 I'm itching to try on the Leica!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-17-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,199
Posted By ABrosig
$15 flea market find

Found this guy at a local flea market. The lady at the checkout couldn't believe the price it was marked at, either. Already talked to Youxin Ye and thinking seriously about having him refurb.

Not...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-07-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,806
Posted By ABrosig
I personally would go full frame. Did the dx/aps...

I personally would go full frame. Did the dx/aps sensor thing for awhile and wasn't really happy till I shot my first fx format body (D3). I got used to what certain lenses would do on 35mm film...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-20-2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2,856
Posted By ABrosig
I always found TMax in D-76 to produce thinner...

I always found TMax in D-76 to produce thinner negs at recommended development times. I almost exclusively use HC110 now, but I don't shoot a lot of TMax. What TMax I have developed in HC110 has...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-15-2016
Replies: 71
Views: 10,318
Posted By ABrosig
As an old-school press photog (night high school...

As an old-school press photog (night high school football w/ a Nikon FM, Tri-X @3200 and more) I'll put a vote in for Diafine. Never tried it as a two-bath solution, but it is amazing stuff. Retains...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 03-15-2016
Replies: 158
Views: 18,041
Posted By ABrosig
REALLY glad I didn't pull the trigger on that...

REALLY glad I didn't pull the trigger on that Holga-roid back I was looking at. Same thing happened when I received the first version of the back. Film became impossible to find within a month.

I...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By ABrosig
I know the problem well. What I've done in the...

I know the problem well. What I've done in the past is just extend the duration of the still images. I don't mind, in fact I often appreciate, having a few more seconds to take in a strong image.
Forum: RFF News 02-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2,538
Posted By ABrosig
Any information on how this affects the mobile...

Any information on how this affects the mobile version (iPad) of creative cloud app?
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 02-15-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By ABrosig
I like it. You've got good variety and you seem...

I like it. You've got good variety and you seem to have connected with the subject. Particularly impressed by the flight images. I've tried similar with other raptor handlers in the past and not had...
Forum: RFF Imagery Promo 02-15-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 4,754
Posted By ABrosig
New Project: Our Town

Kicking off a new project. I'm going to be (hopefully) exploring some of the smaller communities in and around East Texas over the coming months. Started off this week with Kilgore, Texas, a college...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 02-11-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,322
Posted By ABrosig
Ditto on black body version

Ditto on black body version
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2016
Replies: 3,073
Views: 741,237
Posted By ABrosig
Definitely enjoying this thread. Long Live...

Definitely enjoying this thread. Long Live MF!!


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1604/24247859363_8bb0d24a03_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CWGBNK)

FM225FalColors02 (https://flic.kr/p/CWGBNK) by Andrew...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 01-31-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By ABrosig
I was going to say Mark Hama also. I've had him...

I was going to say Mark Hama also. I've had him work on my 124G and it came back good as new. Getting ready to send him an Electro GSN. Price very reasonable and work is stellar.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2016
Replies: 96
Views: 5,671
Posted By ABrosig
Leica CL 50 Jahre kit w/ 40mm AND 90mm lenses....

Leica CL 50 Jahre kit w/ 40mm AND 90mm lenses. Sold it to buy a Nikon F100 (which I still have but would gladly trade back if I could go back in time).
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-19-2016
Replies: 56
Views: 3,850
Posted By ABrosig
I'm with you on this. I've done some free work...

I'm with you on this. I've done some free work for worthy causes. But, in general, it's no pay, no play.

I always amazes me the number of truly large corporations who expect free work. "We don't...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-11-2016
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,526
Posted By ABrosig
You know it's January in Texas when the palm...

You know it's January in Texas when the palm trees get winter coats.


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1493/24288102286_d4bcf20266_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/D1fSCf)

NikonFE2_TreeCoats02 (3)...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-09-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 3,683
Posted By ABrosig
God, that brings back memories. Sevo, pretty...

God, that brings back memories.

Sevo, pretty sure you're right about the T90. That was a great camera. My first "pro" slur.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-07-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 1,705
Posted By ABrosig
I don't think the two are necessarily mutually...

I don't think the two are necessarily mutually exclusive. I look at "editing" as the process of selecting individual images from the downloaded files, or from a page of negatives when shooting film....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 4,344
Posted By ABrosig
That's it exactly!

That's it exactly!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,166
Posted By ABrosig
I agree. That was our go-to combo at every...

I agree. That was our go-to combo at every newspaper I worked at back in the film days. Could get some astounding results, even though the grain looked like basketballs! Still, we were basically...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,166
Posted By ABrosig
Curious if you one-shot, or do you...

Curious if you one-shot, or do you reuse/replenish your developer? I've done it both ways (when I routinely worked with D76 - I'm an HC110 guy for now) and always found the expense of one-shot...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 01-06-2016
Replies: 79
Views: 20,278
Posted By ABrosig
That's cool!

That's cool!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-06-2016
Replies: 54
Views: 4,668
Posted By ABrosig
I was interested reading about the D500 - until I...

I was interested reading about the D500 - until I read it was DX/APS-C. That was my primary objection to all the previous digital slr cameras I used, starting with the D1. To my mind, the DX sensor...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-04-2016
Replies: 59
Views: 5,520
Posted By ABrosig
I don't know. I think it's a good image. From a...

I don't know. I think it's a good image. From a purely documentary standpoint, it tells the story well, which is really the deciding factor of an image for me.

But every day, I see images that...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 01-01-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 3,062
Posted By ABrosig
23. STOP looking at the back of the camera! There...

23. STOP looking at the back of the camera! There isn't a screen there! You can't chimp!
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 12-31-2015
Replies: 73
Views: 6,336
Posted By ABrosig
That's interesting. Came in late, couldn't vote,...

That's interesting. Came in late, couldn't vote, but I'd have bet the first image was the Leica based on it looked (on the screen) just a tad crisper (sharper? more contrasty?).
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-23-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 5,247
Posted By ABrosig
I will echo what many have said-brace the camera...

I will echo what many have said-brace the camera with the strap and your body and squeeze slowly. If you could, post a sample or two, so we can see. Brett made a good point, could be a focus issue,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,641
Posted By ABrosig
HC-110 and Tetenal/Jobo kits are my go-to...

HC-110 and Tetenal/Jobo kits are my go-to developers. I mix the HC110 one-shot at dilution H (1:63) and get great results. But, I don't shoot much Tri-X any more. I, personally, don't like the new...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2015
Replies: 677
Views: 50,676
Posted By ABrosig
"Got enough cameras?" NEVER!

"Got enough cameras?"

NEVER!
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2015
Replies: 677
Views: 50,676
Posted By ABrosig
Dogman: I get that one all the time from...

Dogman: I get that one all the time from reporters at the NEWSPAPER I work for. Sometimes, I think if I hear that word one more time, I'm going to go crazy and take someone with me! :):bang:
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2015
Replies: 677
Views: 50,676
Posted By ABrosig
Years ago: "I hate black and white. I won't look...

Years ago: "I hate black and white. I won't look at anything that isn't in color."

This from the manager of a camera store I worked at in a university town. We were talking about movies but he later...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2015
Replies: 677
Views: 50,676
Posted By ABrosig
:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):bang:

:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):bang:
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-20-2015
Replies: 677
Views: 50,676
Posted By ABrosig
"They look all fuzzy" from a graphic designer...

"They look all fuzzy" from a graphic designer (seriously) when I was submitting analog photos for publication.

"Oh, I thought they were digital and they didn't look very good" from same graphic...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-14-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 3,044
Posted By ABrosig
Don't feel bad. I just bought 10!

Don't feel bad. I just bought 10!
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-13-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,444
Posted By ABrosig
I use a similar setup (Perfection 2450 & VueScan...

I use a similar setup (Perfection 2450 & VueScan OR Epson 600 & Epson software). I set for either automatic or neutral exposure, prescan/preview, then tweak the color settings until it looks right....
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-11-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By ABrosig
Only paid $5 for this one. Probably worth it to...

Only paid $5 for this one. Probably worth it to at least get an estimate.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 12-11-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By ABrosig
Polaroid 600 repair

Does anybody know of a good shop which works on old Polaroid 600-series cameras? Specifically, the Autofocus 660 model. I've tried contacting numerous camera stores I deal with, searching on the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 11,243
Posted By ABrosig
For build and image quality, can't beat the 500C....

For build and image quality, can't beat the 500C. But I still have nightmares of working for a newspaper, shooting Hassies, trying to follow a basketball game. My eyes still roll at the memory.:eek:
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-09-2015
Replies: 126
Views: 11,243
Posted By ABrosig
I feel that way about my Yashicamat 124G. It was...

I feel that way about my Yashicamat 124G. It was my late father's camera and just picking it up brings back yards of memories of he and I just taking off down the road with no set destination in mind...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 12-07-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 15,648
Posted By ABrosig
Had a little time and dug up a few...

Had a little time and dug up a few more:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5458/14020677684_4528aafe91_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nmXD19)SweetToothMusicColor (https://flic.kr/p/nmXD19) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-07-2015
Replies: 137
Views: 15,385
Posted By ABrosig
Not sure I can say what it is, but there's just...

Not sure I can say what it is, but there's just something very compelling about this image, for me. Well done!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2015
Replies: 488
Views: 128,020
Posted By ABrosig
Used to be Tri-X in D76 1:1 before formulation...

Used to be Tri-X in D76 1:1 before formulation changed. Now I prefer Ilford Delta 400, but I usually rate it at 200 and develop in HC110, typically 1:63. Grain and structure amazing with that...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-30-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,444
Posted By ABrosig
Bought a second cheap photo frame and use the...

Bought a second cheap photo frame and use the glass to hold the neg flat. But I'm finding drying the negatives with a hand-held hair dryer leaves them pretty flat, so thinking about forgoing the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-30-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 4,213
Posted By ABrosig
Not being familiar with the Leica, does the...

Not being familiar with the Leica, does the camera offer a spot meter mode? If so, you have a few options. First, you could find something in the scene near a neutral gray and meter off that. Second,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-29-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 3,476
Posted By ABrosig
Had a couple of N90S back in the day, both bought...

Had a couple of N90S back in the day, both bought new, and the camera was a work horse. I'd disagree that it felt cheap. As a working photojournalist, they were my main cameras for several years. My...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-29-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/686/23102263600_6ae...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/686/23102263600_6ae7e0bbe2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Bct96E)TheRegularCrowd (https://flic.kr/p/Bct96E) by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/),...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 11-27-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 15,648
Posted By ABrosig
Sad to hear the news about Holga going away....

Sad to hear the news about Holga going away. Can't believe it after all these years! Really don't understand the plan to cease production. As far as I know, Holgas are still very popular and a great...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-22-2015
Replies: 97
Views: 8,952
Posted By ABrosig
With a film camera, classic or otherwise, I'd say...

With a film camera, classic or otherwise, I'd say generally no, it doesn't really matter. As long as the camera functions correctly, a film camera (any camera, really) is simply a light-tight box...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-19-2015
Replies: 1,144
Views: 229,524
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5786/22723148397_53...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5786/22723148397_53559bdd1a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ABY5mD)

0103_CatFace001 (https://flic.kr/p/ABY5mD) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-15-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By ABrosig
I might be concerned about the developing gel...

I might be concerned about the developing gel weeping under the negative pressure. All the instructions I've read caution against crushing the box/envelope/pack front the top and bottom, I think to...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-15-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,444
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/563/22419693463_4a0...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/563/22419693463_4a0d0770e2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Aa9MM2)

PolaroidF100CNeg01 (https://flic.kr/p/Aa9MM2) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-13-2015
Replies: 12,102
Views: 4,444,385
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5743/22590917579_97...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5743/22590917579_979a652682_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AqhmJX)

Tourist_2015Heart01 (https://flic.kr/p/AqhmJX) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-09-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 35,422
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/713/22894625275_a67...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/713/22894625275_a6713bd38d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AT7Wsx)

Pyron Angel (https://flic.kr/p/AT7Wsx) by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/), on...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-09-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 35,422
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/657/22881172932_13b...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/657/22881172932_13b3ab0583_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ARVZxA)

Pyron Angel (https://flic.kr/p/ARVZxA) by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/), on...
Forum: Fuji X Series 11-08-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,445
Posted By ABrosig
Very cool. Great range and very nice compositions.

Very cool. Great range and very nice compositions.
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-05-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By ABrosig
FP 100C advice

Just received my first order of FP 100C from Fuji. Question - How do you rate it? It had an iso of 100 and my polaroids offer 75 and 150. How's the latitude of the film? Will it hold up to 75,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-04-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,670
Posted By ABrosig
There should be no issues with shorting out the...

There should be no issues with shorting out the contacts on the motor drive to test it. If it is functioning, the drive should advance. If it's not, it won't. Likewise, putting the motor drive on the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-04-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 5,945
Posted By ABrosig
Pacific Image PF 120 Pro film scanner wouldn't...

Pacific Image PF 120 Pro film scanner wouldn't talk to OS 10.11.1. Contacted Scan Ace and was told they could confirm my problem. (Helpful) And had no idea when a patch would be coming. Happened with...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-04-2015
Replies: 330
Views: 36,648
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2872/13248329283_72...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2872/13248329283_729d06a0ea_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/mbH9Jp)

ForestryMuseumStairs (https://flic.kr/p/mbH9Jp) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-02-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By ABrosig
mfogiel: Wondering which developers you're...

mfogiel: Wondering which developers you're referencing re. the Eberhart effect? I've tried some stand development experiments using both Adinol (the Rodinal formulation) and HC-110, with mixed...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 11-01-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,652
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/730/22677224472_cc7...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/730/22677224472_cc703ff4c0_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AxUGLQ)

Polaroid100_LogginsNEG (https://flic.kr/p/AxUGLQ) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 11-01-2015
Replies: 143
Views: 37,259
Posted By ABrosig
"Bang Bang Club" from 2011 - tons of Nikons-...

"Bang Bang Club" from 2011 - tons of Nikons- About coverage of Apartheid in South Africa in early 1990s. Great film.
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 10-30-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 7,444
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5667/22418315251_74...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5667/22418315251_74450a326a_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Aa2J5K)Lonely Memorial (https://flic.kr/p/Aa2J5K) by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/),...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 10-29-2015
Replies: 158
Views: 25,960
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5762/22383085010_5e...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5762/22383085010_5e9acf6353_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/A6VamN)CanonA1_NacVetsDay01 (https://flic.kr/p/A6VamN) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-25-2015
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,186
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/569/22489370151_b6d...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/569/22489370151_b6d145f29f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AgiUee)
Rollei_CoffeeBreak01 (https://flic.kr/p/AgiUee) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Polaroid & Fuji Instax 10-25-2015
Replies: 576
Views: 84,948
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5807/22436868656_b1...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5807/22436868656_b133b275fb_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AbEPn3)
PolaroidNegTest01 (https://flic.kr/p/AbEPn3) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-23-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 4,136
Posted By ABrosig
Curious if all the photos at the link between the...

Curious if all the photos at the link between the children photos are from the same roll? All four have beautiful tonality and very nice depth. Good job!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2015
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,186
Posted By ABrosig
From a recent shooting...

From a recent shooting day:

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/646/22219770388_c69ffe9402_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zRu8Bs)SpotM_RedHillCemeteryUnknown (https://flic.kr/p/zRu8Bs) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-21-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By ABrosig
The software allows for manually setting scans as...

The software allows for manually setting scans as well as a number of presets for various common sizes (8x10, 11x14, etc.). It also has "x" and "y" axis settings, but I've never been able to see any...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-21-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By ABrosig
According to the folks at Oak Ridge lab...

According to the folks at Oak Ridge lab https://orise.orau.gov/reacts/guide/alpha.htm, Alpha radiation (1) can not penetrate the skin, and (2) materials emitting alpha radiation can be very harmful...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-21-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By ABrosig
Can't get full frame scans

Not sure if this is me, a hardware issue or a software issue. Using latest version of VueScan with a Pacific Image 120Pro film scanner and I can't seem to get a full-frame scan. As visible in the...
Forum: Yashica RF 10-09-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By ABrosig
There's always a part or two left over.

There's always a part or two left over.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-04-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 19,961
Posted By ABrosig
Pacific Image PF 120...

Pacific Image PF 120 Pro

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/643/21321660333_c891f3fc55_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/yu85Mk)Patriot Guard (https://flic.kr/p/yu85Mk) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-03-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 3,316
Posted By ABrosig
I've had strange problems increasing the scan...

I've had strange problems increasing the scan number in vuescan on a pacific image pf120 pro. About half the time or more I get doubled images, almost as if the scanner is shifting horizontally on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-25-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,526
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/726/21689872602_dac...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/726/21689872602_dac04e8b71_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/z3EgsJ)

Spotmatic_WillsPointCemtery01 (https://flic.kr/p/z3EgsJ) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-20-2015
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,526
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5734/21399533839_3e...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5734/21399533839_3ede491692_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/yB1cRZ)Mir_FourAmegos02 (https://flic.kr/p/yB1cRZ) by Andrew Brosig (https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/),...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-18-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/677/21016440958_4c3...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/677/21016440958_4c3c7f952d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/y29KGj)Flower detail, Fort Worth Botanical Garden, Fort Worth, Texas. #IGtexas #macro #macrophotography #fortworth...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-13-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,393
Posted By ABrosig
I'm thinking about the time spent cleaning glass...

I'm thinking about the time spent cleaning glass before you shoot vs. the time it takes to remove a couple of lens caps. Also, always the danger of scratching a lens, which has been mentioned. I cap...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-13-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By ABrosig
Nice and clean. I like the linking options. Check...

Nice and clean. I like the linking options.
Check out my new site and let me know what you think.

http://www.andrewbrosigphotography.com
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 09-13-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 904
Posted By ABrosig
New website is live!

Please check out my website:

http://www.andrewbrosigphotography.com

Feedback welcome and requested. Suggestions, comments, critiques, etc. always welcome.

Thanks
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 09-08-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By ABrosig
Check out this...

Check out this link:

https://www.batteriesplus.com/search?q=px-625

Should do the trick
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 08-25-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 4,108
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5834/20600461639_43...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5834/20600461639_4321bebf5c_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xooKx6)#blastfromthepast Going through 25-year-old film negatives and revisiting some favorites. A hidden gem in a...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-24-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 8,070
Posted By ABrosig
Question for the FED-2 folks: I've been looking...

Question for the FED-2 folks: I've been looking at a few on the E site which seem to come with the film cartridge included. Will the camera function with a normal 35mm reloadable cartridge? Thanks
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-23-2015
Replies: 61
Views: 8,070
Posted By ABrosig
Is there a "best" FSU?

Partly for curiosity and partly to spur friendly discussion, I'm just wondering, is there a "best" camera from the Former Soviet Union?

I have two Mir (one working, one shelf sitter), A FED 3 and a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 10,997
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8648/15756717827_cc...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8648/15756717827_ccc14195ed_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q1nifK)Blast From The Past Parade, Old Settlers Reunion, fall 1989, Zwingle, Iowa #photoftheday #blastfromthepast...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2015
Replies: 326
Views: 34,078
Posted By ABrosig
That is a very fun photo Lynnb! Love it!

That is a very fun photo Lynnb! Love it!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-18-2015
Replies: 326
Views: 34,078
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/711/20490878608_de7...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/711/20490878608_de7c1e1ab4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xdH7ju)
Pine Woods Fair Night (https://flic.kr/p/xdH7ju) by Andrew Brosig...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-13-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,084
Posted By ABrosig
I used a D3 and D4 at my previous paper and loved...

I used a D3 and D4 at my previous paper and loved them both. Frankly, though, the D3 a bit more. The files/images from the D3 just looked a bit cleaner and the white balance was a bit better, in my...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-01-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By ABrosig
Most developers can be disposed of via local...

Most developers can be disposed of via local waste water systems if diluted with lots of running water. (Caveat-I'm not a chemist nor do I play one on television. I'm going on what I've read on other...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-25-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1,130
Posted By ABrosig
PF 120 Pro scanner problem

I've been using a Pacific Image PF 120 Pro scanner for 35mm & medium format for about six weeks. Bought it brand new, shipped direct from the company. This morning, I scanned six or so 35mm...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-19-2015
Replies: 932
Views: 226,499
Posted By ABrosig
YashicaMat 124...

YashicaMat 124 G

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/259/18719760752_98b6a50228_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/uwcEFJ)

Meador Cemetery, Smith County, Texas. YashicaMat 124G, Ilford Delta 400, ei200 ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 3,701
Posted By ABrosig
There are a host of sub-$100 digital P&S cams...

There are a host of sub-$100 digital P&S cams around. Most of the discount/big-box/etc. stores stock them. Not fancy, but I think that would probably be the modern-day equivalent of the disposable...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-06-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 5,904
Posted By ABrosig
I personally abandoned Rodinal/Adonal (except for...

I personally abandoned Rodinal/Adonal (except for special circumstances) because I found the negatives to be too contrasty for my tastes with Ilford FP4 and/or Delta 100/400. I'm currently having...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-19-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,420
Posted By ABrosig
Ben I can remember my father using something...

Ben

I can remember my father using something from a small brown Kodak bottle on the dryer surface a few times. This is going on 40+ years ago, though. I'm guessing it was the glossing or release...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-18-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,420
Posted By ABrosig
Remember what my first photo instructor, my...

Remember what my first photo instructor, my father, told me, it's all about even pressure. unfortunately, an old print dryer like you describe probably can't generate enough pressure to keep the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-29-2015
Replies: 219
Views: 51,272
Posted By ABrosig
One of the things that really interests me in the...

One of the things that really interests me in the Df is, according to one review, it uses basically the same sensor as the D4. Until recently, I shot for a newspaper and used a D4. The quality of the...
Forum: Leica M -- Leica CL / Minolta CLE - Film 03-11-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 5,155
Posted By ABrosig
If you want to go nuts, you could go this route...

If you want to go nuts, you could go this route :eek:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/LEICA-CL-MOUNT-EVEREST-SET-VERY-SPECIAL-/301136530651?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item461d22ccdb
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-17-2015
Replies: 5,603
Views: 496,857
Posted By ABrosig
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58429/med_U58429I1424211079.SEQ.0.jpg

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58429/med_U58429I1424211080.SEQ.1.jpg

Polaroid SX-70 w/...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-11-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 3,163
Posted By ABrosig
I think it is somewhat dependent on the...

I think it is somewhat dependent on the situation. As a photojournalist, I've run into places where there's just too little light for the images I want/need to make. Sports is primarily where I run...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 02-11-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,436
Posted By ABrosig
I was going to say street when I first saw it,...

I was going to say street when I first saw it, then not when I read the description. Then, I realized I'm with most of the other responders: Who cares how it's categorized? It's a cool image. Nice...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-10-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,870
Posted By ABrosig
You want to be very careful with WD40. It's a...

You want to be very careful with WD40. It's a great lubricant/cleaner, but it will tend to stick around and gather dust, etc., particularly into finer applications. I'd probably aim for the...
Forum: Olympus RF 02-08-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By ABrosig
Is the ring loose front to back or does it just...

Is the ring loose front to back or does it just turn very easily? I have a 35RC and the focus ring turns very easily, but it's generally solid. If it's focusing, and the looseness you're experiencing...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / 02-08-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By ABrosig
Nice! The double exposure and the circular...

Nice! The double exposure and the circular aberration top right of the frame (tell me I"m not the only one seeing that) makes it appear you're traveling through a wormhole. Very cool.

I'm with...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-07-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By ABrosig
FED3 missing RF cover

Would anybody happen to know a source for the front, screw-on RF cover on a FED3 (with the winding lever, not knob)? I've asked this before several months ago and I still haven't had any luck finding...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By ABrosig
This is probably a later model as the back comes...

This is probably a later model as the back comes all the way off with the camera baseplate. I found the spacer trick mentioned above, but the two nipples that line up spools with the baseplate don't...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By ABrosig
One from the latest roll, shot this morning at...

One from the latest roll, shot this morning at local Farmer's Market; Eastman Double-X film, commercially rolled by FPP.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7399/16280578119_d508e0b4aa_o.jpg...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By ABrosig
Thanks for the responses. I'm not sure now what...

Thanks for the responses. I'm not sure now what happened. I just put a second roll through the camera, paying particular attention to how I positioned it before closing the back, and all the frames...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-04-2015
Replies: 1,349
Views: 266,488
Posted By ABrosig
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58429/med_U58429I1423075890.SEQ.0.jpg

Latest acquisition - Mir ver. 3 from, I'm pretty sure according to serial number, 1960. Camera came with the...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By ABrosig
Very cool! Thank you!

Very cool! Thank you!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-03-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By ABrosig
My Mir leans to the right

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58429/med_U58429I1422999904.SEQ.0.jpg

I recently acquired a 1960 vintage Mir camera. I've run the first roll through it and, as you hopefully can...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-28-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,448
Posted By ABrosig
I think this is great. But, is this just...

I think this is great. But, is this just Congress' way of rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic? There are so many larger concerns in the country today they could be - and should be -...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-26-2015
Replies: 5,603
Views: 496,857
Posted By ABrosig
From a recent walk (well drive) around town. Rear...

From a recent walk (well drive) around town. Rear exterior wall of an auto repair a tire shop in a converted gas station. Image made with Yashica Electro 35 GSN on Fujicolor 200 35mm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-16-2015
Replies: 59
Views: 8,633
Posted By ABrosig
Any issues with the Orwo being its essentially...

Any issues with the Orwo being its essentially (from what I've read) a motion picture film? And, just in case, any resources for doing reversal processing on the film? Thanks.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-14-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 2,486
Posted By ABrosig
I have a definite preference for b&w, possibly...

I have a definite preference for b&w, possibly because that's where I started more years ago than I care to remember. As I developed as a photographer, no pun intended, I did start shooting in color,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 01-12-2015
Replies: 3,588
Views: 910,186
Posted By ABrosig
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery...

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58429/med_U58429I1421087847.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 12-24-2014
Replies: 932
Views: 226,499
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7489/15701362977_c7...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7489/15701362977_c7122007d9_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pVtAbM)

"Round Bales on Hillside, CR 814, Nov. 1, 2014, Nacogdoches County Texas. Camera: Kodak Duaflex III with...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-23-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,789
Posted By ABrosig
B, of course. Actually, kind of a mix of the two,...

B, of course. Actually, kind of a mix of the two, but leaning toward option b
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-16-2014
Replies: 12,102
Views: 4,444,385
Posted By ABrosig
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2918/14306302219_83...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2918/14306302219_83117b61dc_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nNcxe6)

Analog East Texas (https://flic.kr/p/nNcxe6) by Andrew Brosig Photography...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2014
Replies: 2,716
Views: 797,221
Posted By ABrosig
Just some of the...

Just some of the "family"


http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/58429/U58429I1417896106.SEQ.4.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-15-2014
Replies: 107
Views: 19,961
Posted By ABrosig
Epson 2450 flatbed/35mm black and white/Nikon...

Epson 2450 flatbed/35mm black and white/Nikon F100 w/ 80-200 f2.8 AF-S lens

https://www.flickr.com/photos/andrew_brosig/15979116956/in/set-72157638861831706
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 11-28-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 17,208
Posted By ABrosig
Really loving the thread. Everybody's talking...

Really loving the thread. Everybody's talking about cameras I wish I had.
For my walking-around, film is an Olympus 35RC; digital is a Canon G9. I know there's some quality issues with the G9, but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-26-2014
Replies: 2,578
Views: 495,526
Posted By ABrosig
Kodak Duaflex III/Kodar 72mm f8 lens/Fuji Acros...

Kodak Duaflex III/Kodar 72mm f8 lens/Fuji Acros in HC110 Dil H

100923
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-21-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 6,587
Posted By ABrosig
I'm currently re-reading Sontag's "On...

I'm currently re-reading Sontag's "On Photography" and she talks about this very subject quite a bit, albeit from a slightly more cynical bend.

I'm fascinated recently by the amazing attraction to...
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