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Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I see that the seller has 100% positive rating...

I see that the seller has 100% positive rating but none of it is as a seller. All of the positive feedback he's received has been as a buyer. I hope no one loses their money as a result of his fake...
Forum: Off Topic 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Great work Raid! Thanks for your perseverance...

Great work Raid! Thanks for your perseverance and dedication.

My mother's sister, who lived in New York City, died at the relatively young age of 50 from breast cancer. She definitely could be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,034
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I heartily second the suggestion of visiting the...

I heartily second the suggestion of visiting the Holiday Market in Union Square while you're in New York City. Check out this link:

https://www.urbanspacenyc.com/union-square-holiday-market

No...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,034
Posted By ornate_wrasse
To answer your question, each year the world's...

To answer your question, each year the world's most famous tree is lit the week following Thanksgiving. The The 2019 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony will be on Wednesday, December...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,034
Posted By ornate_wrasse
The address of B&H is: 420 9th Ave You can...

The address of B&H is:

420 9th Ave

You can easily walk to the store or, if you prefer, take the subway and walk to the store from the nearest subway stop.

I highly recommend stopping in for the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,684
Views: 107,769
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Yes, I like it! Adorable!

Yes, I like it! Adorable!
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 217
Views: 10,611
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Helen, So sorry to hear this. Cherish the...

Helen,

So sorry to hear this. Cherish the wonderful memories you have of him, including the many you captured in images.

Ellen
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-10-2019
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,520
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Milky Way over Mt. Hood

I've recently gotten into astrophotography. I bought a Rokinon 24mm 1.4 Manual Focus lens to capture the Milky Way. Here's an image I took using my D700 and the Rokinon...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 08-30-2019
Replies: 217
Views: 10,611
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Helen, I'm so very sorry that Eric is ill. I am...

Helen, I'm so very sorry that Eric is ill. I am thinking lots of healing and positive thoughts for both of you as you go through this.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-07-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks all for the kind words on my Milky Way...

Thanks all for the kind words on my Milky Way image
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-07-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By ornate_wrasse
The answer to your question is "no". The...

The answer to your question is "no". The instructor recommended we use 20 seconds as the longest exposure and I actually did use 20 seconds for my longest exposure. However, for some reason,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-07-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Milky Way - Shot with Rokinon 24mm f/1.4

I went to Mt St Helens for a Milky Way workshop this past weekend. I was using my D700 with a Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 manual focus lens. I used Exposure Delay on my camera which effectively puts the...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-02-2019
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,139
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks Raid! If I get any decent images, I will...

Thanks Raid! If I get any decent images, I will post them on RFF.

Ellen
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-02-2019
Replies: 417
Views: 67,506
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Underwater image - Cayman Islands D300, Tokina...

Underwater image - Cayman Islands
D300, Tokina 10-17 lens
https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/121717787/original.jpg
Forum: RFF Polls 08-02-2019
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,785,139
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I will be going on a workshop at Mt. St. Helens...

I will be going on a workshop at Mt. St. Helens to capture the Milky Way on Sunday. I bought the Rokinon 24mm f1.4 lens specifically for this workshop and I will be trying it out mounted on my...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2019
Replies: 542
Views: 95,668
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Fuji XE2, 16-55mm 2.8 My oldest daughter and my...

Fuji XE2, 16-55mm 2.8
My oldest daughter and my granddaughter
https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169580298/large.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 08-01-2019
Replies: 248
Views: 15,350
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Statue in Portomarin,Spain Fuji XE2...

Statue in Portomarin,Spain
Fuji XE2
https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169381187/large.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 07-28-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Welcome Mike! You'll enjoy your time here on RFF.

Welcome Mike! You'll enjoy your time here on RFF.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-28-2019
Replies: 381
Views: 52,901
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Fuji XE2, 27mm...

Fuji XE2, 27mm 2.8

https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169562561/large.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Adox Scala 160 BW Reversal Film

I was wondering if anyone has used Adox Scala 160 ISO BW Reversal Film and if they have used it what their experiences have been.

Also, I'd be interested to know of the experiences of others...
Forum: Chris Crawford 07-09-2019
Replies: 123
Views: 5,707
Posted By ornate_wrasse
This is such WONDERFUL news! Thanks for sharing...

This is such WONDERFUL news! Thanks for sharing Mack's tremendous accomplishments.
The fact that you've been such a wonderful father to him has, no doubt, contributed to his success.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By ornate_wrasse
My legs didn't look too nice either :D Here's an...

My legs didn't look too nice either :D Here's an image of Hiker's Rash on my legs after a 23km downhill walk

https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169460387/large.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-06-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By ornate_wrasse
OK, my most recent sport was walking 200 miles on...

OK, my most recent sport was walking 200 miles on the Camino Frances, a pilgrimage in Spain. I guess it could be considered a sport :D

Arriving at the Cathedral in Santiago at the conclusion of the...
Forum: Travel 07-06-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By ornate_wrasse
These are very nice! I would say that your trip...

These are very nice! I would say that your trip to Argentina to capture the total eclipse was well worth it!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-04-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 9,373
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Leica M9, 90mm Macro Elmar New York City Cal...

Leica M9, 90mm Macro Elmar
New York City
Cal graciously let me borrow his 90mm Macro Elmar lens for this shot
https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169448877/large.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-01-2019
Replies: 215
Views: 11,159
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Fuji XE-2, 27mm 2.8...

Fuji XE-2, 27mm 2.8 lens
https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169430014/large.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-30-2019
Replies: 132
Views: 9,373
Posted By ornate_wrasse
High Speed Train in Spain - Madrid to...

High Speed Train in Spain - Madrid to Leon
https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169428726/large.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 06-27-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Like others, I found the metering did not produce...

Like others, I found the metering did not produce properly exposed images for me. It got to the point that I didn't trust the meter at all and always used my own meter, relying on it rather than the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-25-2019
Replies: 86
Views: 2,888
Posted By ornate_wrasse
American Bison at Yellowstone National...

American Bison at Yellowstone National Park
https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169406764/large.jpg
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-24-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,327
Posted By ornate_wrasse
It's wonderful to hear about your success getting...

It's wonderful to hear about your success getting your images out of the card! Yay!
Forum: Hardware / Computers / Drives / etc 06-23-2019
Replies: 74
Views: 2,327
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Hi Raid, I've successfully used Rescue Pro...

Hi Raid,

I've successfully used Rescue Pro Deluxe to recover images from a Compact Flash card. This was for a SanDisk card. This is obviously not the same type of card as you have (you said it's...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-22-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I had my FM2N repaired at Advance Camera in the...

I had my FM2N repaired at Advance Camera in the Portland, OR area.

Here's a link to use to get an online estimate of repairs:

http://www.advancecamera.com/repair/

Good luck!

Ellen
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-21-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,376
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Galician Soup in O Cebreiro, Spain, Fuji...

Galician Soup in O Cebreiro, Spain, Fuji XE-2
https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169388385/large.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-19-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 30,781
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Statue seen on the Camino Frances, Spain, Fuji...

Statue seen on the Camino Frances, Spain, Fuji XE-2, 27mm

https://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169381187/large.jpg
Forum: Travel 06-18-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Happy to help! Thanks for the kind words on my...

Happy to help!

Thanks for the kind words on my eclipse images!

Ellen
Forum: Travel 06-18-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I was present at the total eclipse of the sun...

I was present at the total eclipse of the sun here in Oregon in 2017. I prepared extensively for it and even went to a couple of workshops to ensure I got the best images I could.

First of all, the...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-12-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 1,740
Posted By ornate_wrasse
This is what I did when I made an offer on a...

This is what I did when I made an offer on a Patagonia windbreaker that I wanted to buy for the Camino Frances I was planning to walk. The seller was asking more than what the item had sold for in...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-10-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 1,537
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Hi Helen, There is no reason to keep the camera...

Hi Helen,

There is no reason to keep the camera if you loathe the 28mm. As you said, you've tried the 28 but it's too much in composition and you have to get too close to the subjects.

I just got...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-09-2019
Replies: 243
Views: 13,242
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Cathedral in Santiago,...

Cathedral in Santiago, Spainhttps://pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/169331436/large.jpg
Forum: Photo Software 04-19-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I would love to hear your experiences with the...

I would love to hear your experiences with the software. I'm using Lightroom 6 and am less than thrilled how it handles my Fuji images.

Ellen
Forum: Nikon RF 04-13-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thank you for your kind words. I try to do my...

Thank you for your kind words. I try to do my very best to help others on this forum but it didn't work out as well as I'd hoped this time. I sincerely wish that I could have found the SP 2005...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks so much for the information about the...

Thanks so much for the information about the Nikon SP Limited Edition set.
The link you provided has a lot of very useful and interesting information.

At one point, I was looking at buying a Nikon...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thank you for the clarification. I now realize...

Thank you for the clarification. I now realize that the SP 2005 cameras I was quoting Ebay "Sold" prices are not what you are looking for.

Thank goodness, I have learned something today :D

Ellen
Forum: Nikon RF 04-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Great catch! My aging eyes did not notice that...

Great catch! My aging eyes did not notice that one of the lenses included in that sale was a 3.5cm f/2.5. Please forgive me for my "totally not applicable" error. I actually have a 35mm f/2.5 lens...
Forum: Nikon RF 04-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By ornate_wrasse
There's no need to pay that amount of money for...

There's no need to pay that amount of money for what you want. I did a search for Sold listings on Ebay and found the following items that sold recently for far less than $3K-$6K:

SP 2005 with 4...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-08-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By ornate_wrasse
You are too funny :D

You are too funny :D
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-08-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 18,998
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Condolences to his family and especially to...

Condolences to his family and especially to Frances. I don't think I'm out of line when I say that RFF will cherish the wonderful memories of Roger and all that he has said and done here. He will...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-05-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I will be walking from Leon to Santiago. I'm...

I will be walking from Leon to Santiago. I'm arriving in Madrid on April 29th and then taking the train to Leon. I'll be spending two nights in Leon to get over jet lag and then start walking on...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-05-2019
Replies: 264
Views: 18,998
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I am very saddened to hear this news. The...

I am very saddened to hear this news. The thought that Roger will likely no longing be posting on RFF is very distressing indeed as he has contributed so much to the forum for such a long time.

I...
Forum: Fuji X Series 04-05-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Fuji X-E2 vs. Fuji X-M1 for the Camino Frances

I will be walking the Camino Frances in Spain in a few weeks.
Initially, I considered bringing my X-Pro1, which I enjoy using. However, it does not have WiFi capability and is heavier than the X-E2...
Forum: Travel 01-08-2019
Replies: 209
Views: 8,221
Posted By ornate_wrasse
How about a trip on the Channel Tunnel? You...

How about a trip on the Channel Tunnel? You could board a train in London. You could also board it near Folkestone, England.

A high school friend of mine, who now lives in London, and who I saw at...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2018
Replies: 113
Views: 4,593
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Both of my two favorite images from 2018 were...

Both of my two favorite images from 2018 were taken at Glacier National Park, a great location for photography. I picked the first one because it captures well the mood of the solitary fisherman...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,733
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Glad you decided to buy it. I don't think you'll...

Glad you decided to buy it. I don't think you'll be disappointed with this lens.

Be sure to post some images taken with it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1,733
Posted By ornate_wrasse
That is truly the most wonderful gift of all, the...

That is truly the most wonderful gift of all, the gift of life. So glad your dog survived his brush with leptospirosis.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 12-25-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I love the image of the dog! So cute! Congrats...

I love the image of the dog! So cute! Congrats to you.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-25-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Merry Christmas! What a bright and cherry...

Merry Christmas! What a bright and cherry Christmas greeting!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-23-2018
Replies: 965
Views: 151,635
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Larry, this is really nice! There is just...

Larry, this is really nice! There is just something about well done large format that I like. And yours is definitely well done.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By ornate_wrasse
You post is very timely as I just got back a few...

You post is very timely as I just got back a few minutes ago from seeing it here in Portland. I cannot recommend it highly enough. The half hour follow up really added to the experience of seeing...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,848
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Shawn's response is correct, in other words, the...

Shawn's response is correct, in other words, the lens has an effective focal length of 70-300 on the D700.

If I used the lens on my D300, a crop sensor camera, the effective focal length would be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-16-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,848
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I totally concur. There are many other lighter...

I totally concur. There are many other lighter lenses that may perform as well or better than the 80-200.

I would like to suggest the 70-300mm lens, such as this one at B&H (currently on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 1,134
Posted By ornate_wrasse
My thoughts? BUY IT! My experiences: I love...

My thoughts? BUY IT!

My experiences:

I love this lens. It is a bit heavy but that hasn't stopped me from using it on my XPro1. The fact that it covers such a wide range of focal lengths makes it...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-11-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,848
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Raid, I did a quick check to see what this lens...

Raid,

I did a quick check to see what this lens has sold for on Ebay. Prices ranged from just over $200 to about $500.

KEH is having a sale on lenses now and here's a link to a few Nikkor 80-200...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,848
Posted By ornate_wrasse
At this point, I don't think there's any chance...

At this point, I don't think there's any chance that new firmware will be written for the D700. It's such an old camera by now that I can't imagine anyone would be doing this.

As for the Df, I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-10-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,848
Posted By ornate_wrasse
It's good to know that your D700 has less than...

It's good to know that your D700 has less than 20K actuations. I concur that it should be good for a long time.

Regarding the 35-70 lens you asked about, here is a link to a review of the lens on...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,848
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Raid, Here's the image of the grizzly bear...

Raid,

Here's the image of the grizzly bear mentioned in my previous post that I captured in Glacier National Park using the 70-300 lens on the D700. I was using the camera in DX mode, another...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-09-2018
Replies: 256
Views: 5,848
Posted By ornate_wrasse
First of all, congratulations on getting your...

First of all, congratulations on getting your D700! It is an awesome camera and one very capable of producing awesome images. It has been my main camera for many years and it has never let me down....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-05-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Yes, that's the one! Thanks for providing the OP...

Yes, that's the one!

Thanks for providing the OP with the information he requested.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-05-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By ornate_wrasse
As I recall, there was someone in the Chicago...

As I recall, there was someone in the Chicago area who was able to repair a Mamiya 6. I was thinking of sending my Mamiya 6 to him but never did.

Perhaps some other RFF member can provide the...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-05-2018
Replies: 183
Views: 20,627
Posted By ornate_wrasse
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/147387253...

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/147387253/large.jpg

Leica M3, Nikkor SC 50mm 1.4, Fujichrome Provia 100F
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-02-2018
Replies: 1,738
Views: 323,520
Posted By ornate_wrasse
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/168160985...

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/168160985/large.jpg
D700. Taken at Two Medicine Lake at Glacier National Park.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Here are two images from my Thanksgiving dinner...

Here are two images from my Thanksgiving dinner two years ago in the Washington DC suburbs with relatives. My sister in law had an unusual way of cooking the turkey.

As for Thanksgiving in 2018,...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-28-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 1,825
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I can't comment on how the Nikon RF compares with...

I can't comment on how the Nikon RF compares with the Leica RF because I have never owned a Nikon RF.

I have two Leica film cameras, an M3, which I really like to use, and an M6.
I originally got...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6,189
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Fuji X-Pro 1, 16-55mm...

Fuji X-Pro 1, 16-55mm lens

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/168078214/large.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-05-2018
Replies: 829
Views: 140,933
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Fuji X-Pro 1, 16-55mm...

Fuji X-Pro 1, 16-55mm lens

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/168078204/large.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-25-2018
Replies: 1,552
Views: 197,766
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I love your image of Lucky!

I love your image of Lucky!
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,207
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks for the kind words on the image! I'm glad...

Thanks for the kind words on the image! I'm glad you enjoyed it.

Have you ever heard of Tom Clancy and/or read his books? Check out this...
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-30-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Bravo! I bought the 16-55 lens for my XPro1 at a...

Bravo! I bought the 16-55 lens for my XPro1 at a similar sale at B&H. What a great way to save beaucoup bucks!

Enjoy your new camera!
Forum: Fuji X Series 05-28-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I've been very happy with my XPro1. At first, my...

I've been very happy with my XPro1. At first, my only lens was the 27mm, which I found somewhat limiting. Later, when they had a sale at B&H, I was able to acquire the 16-55 lens at a very good...
Forum: Chris Crawford 05-28-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,000
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thinking lots of good thoughts for you so that...

Thinking lots of good thoughts for you so that you can heal quickly. All of us here at RFF are rooting for you!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-24-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,242
Posted By ornate_wrasse
M3, 21mm 3.4 Super Angulon, Fujichrome Velvia ...

M3, 21mm 3.4 Super Angulon, Fujichrome Velvia

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/134336951/original.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 7,154
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I am another M9 user who did not know these...

I am another M9 user who did not know these shutter modes existed. Since my M9's firmware was likely updated when I sent it in the camera last year, they are probably all there and available for me...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-16-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 1,207
Posted By ornate_wrasse
This image was not taken recently. But I did...

This image was not taken recently. But I did take it using 127 film in my Brownie Holiday camera, the very first camera that I owned. The film used was Verichrome Pan. The image was taken in the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-09-2018
Replies: 965
Views: 151,635
Posted By ornate_wrasse
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/167456503...

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/167456503/original.jpg
Banff National Park
D700, 16-35mm, SilverEfex
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-08-2018
Replies: 160
Views: 17,493
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Does a lake count? Here's a lake in Rocky...

Does a lake count? Here's a lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Camera - M9, Lens - 28mm 2.8 Elmarit
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/161530092/original.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-07-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3,249
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Camera - Leica M3 Lens - Nikkor SC 50mm f1.4...

Camera - Leica M3
Lens - Nikkor SC 50mm f1.4 LTM
Film - Fujifilm Natura 1600

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Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-25-2018
Replies: 74
Views: 5,365
Posted By ornate_wrasse
These images were taken with a Brownie Holiday...

These images were taken with a Brownie Holiday Camera. Film was Verichrome Pan 127. Bonus points if you can identify the camera the girl on the left is carrying in the second picture. At least it...
Forum: Cameras in the Movies / TV / Media 04-24-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 899
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Wow, what a fantastic story. I never knew about...

Wow, what a fantastic story. I never knew about this photographer. What a brave man he must have been.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-22-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,667
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I used my Nikkor 8.5cm 2.0 for landscape when I...

I used my Nikkor 8.5cm 2.0 for landscape when I went to the Steens Mountains in Eastern Oregon. However, I don't normally carry it around as it's too heavy. For carrying around, I like the 35mm and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 04-22-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 4,061
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Lighthouse in Kauai,...

Lighthouse in Kauai, Hawaii
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Forum: Fuji X Series 03-05-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I also have an XPro1 and have been using...

I also have an XPro1 and have been using Lightroom. It works for me. I also recently got Silver Efex and have been using their software for my black and white images.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 01-07-2018
Replies: 47
Views: 2,933
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Raid, I sure hope the replacement sensor is more...

Raid,

I sure hope the replacement sensor is more resistant to corrosion!

It would be a pain to have to deal with the sensor issue again in the future.

Ellen
Forum: Travel 01-01-2018
Replies: 27
Views: 2,276
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Wonderful captures! Thanks for sharing both...

Wonderful captures! Thanks for sharing both details and images from your adventure. I like #7 and #2 the best.
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-24-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 4,078
Posted By ornate_wrasse
What a great Christmas present to learn that you...

What a great Christmas present to learn that you will be doing this.
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-24-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1,808
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Congratulations Chris! I have just read your...

Congratulations Chris!

I have just read your metering tutorial. It is excellent!

Looking forward to more tutorials from you!

Ellen
Forum: DIYS Modifications 12-24-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,081
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Good luck in reaching your goal. In my...

Good luck in reaching your goal.

In my experience, the 50mm lens for the Mamiya 6 is a spectacular lens so can only imagine that the 43mm Mamiya 7 lens is equally good, if not better.

With your...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 12-24-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,429
Posted By ornate_wrasse
It's turning out that it will be an L Plate for...

It's turning out that it will be an L Plate for my Fuji XPro 1.

On the KEH website, I saw an L Plate for a Fuji XPro 1 listed for $72. I ordered it on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 12-22-2017
Replies: 409
Views: 31,264
Posted By ornate_wrasse
New York Skyline taken from the Brooklyn...

New York Skyline taken from the Brooklyn Bridge
Leica M3 ,Nikkor SC 50mm f1.4 in LTM,Fujichrome Velvia http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/154217462/original.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 12-04-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By ornate_wrasse
To the best of my knowledge, this was about the...

To the best of my knowledge, this was about the new Mamiya 6 with interchangeable lenses.

If you are looking for someone to work on the old Mamiya 6, you could contact the vendors mentioned to see...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-04-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,567
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Things like that happen to me all the time so I...

Things like that happen to me all the time so I totally understand what you went through.

I just had hardwood flooring installed after the carpeting was removed. Of course, everything had to be...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-28-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,962
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I love your series of portraits but there's one...

I love your series of portraits but there's one small thing that bothers me....it's when you started your post with "Hello gentlemen". I am not sure if you know that there are female members of...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-25-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,830
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I don't think there would be anything wrong with...

I don't think there would be anything wrong with selling the lens, "taking profits" so to speak, and buying another lens. I've done similar things before when prices were high.

Some years back,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-24-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I've been using PBase at www.pbase.com for a...

I've been using PBase at www.pbase.com for a number of years.

It is definitely not free, however you get a lot of features for the price you pay. As I recall, it costs something like $20-25 per...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-20-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I second the use of Fuji Natura 1600. I didn't...

I second the use of Fuji Natura 1600. I didn't realize you could get it in the US and thought it was only sold in Japan. My nephew bought it in Japan for me, that's how I was able to get it. ...
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-15-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,850
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Wow! I am big time impressed! The shots are...

Wow! I am big time impressed! The shots are magnificent and I am in total awe of your achievement of doing this trip solo. In picture #6, I see a green tent....is this your tent?

I can only...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-13-2017
Replies: 92
Views: 3,920
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Like many others, I'm of the opinion that you...

Like many others, I'm of the opinion that you should use the money to buy a medium format camera. I'm going to recommend a Mamiya 6, not because I have one and love this camera (which I do), but...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-09-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 2,324
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I'm now 69 and will be 70 in February. I must...

I'm now 69 and will be 70 in February. I must admit that I'm still somewhat active (having gone to the gym to workout a lot for the past 20+ years) although arthritis in my left knee now makes it...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-06-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Glad to hear they adjusted the rangefinder. I...

Glad to hear they adjusted the rangefinder.

I agree that Test Certificate unfortunately gives you no assurance that the sensor was replaced :(

Why can't Leica be more clear on this when they...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-06-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Lucky you to get to use an M240 loaner. Did...

Lucky you to get to use an M240 loaner. Did Leica send it to you while your M9 is being repaired? I should have such luck!
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 11-06-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I finally received my M9. I sent it in about the...

I finally received my M9. I sent it in about the middle of June so it's been slightly over 4 months.

Here's what it said on the invoice:

........................................ ...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 11-05-2017
Replies: 314
Views: 37,169
Posted By ornate_wrasse
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/165993948...

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/165993948/original.jpg
Forum: Travel 11-02-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,462
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I enjoyed reading about and seeing the images...

I enjoyed reading about and seeing the images from your trip. I've often thought of taking a cross country trip on Amtrak to visit my relatives on the East Coast. I may actually get to go Glacier...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-31-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I know that Calzone works (and lives) in an area...

I know that Calzone works (and lives) in an area far away from the terrorist attack, so hopefully he wasn't anywhere near where it happened.

My daughter lived and worked in New York until last...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 10-28-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 3,950
Posted By ornate_wrasse
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/148104940...

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/148104940/original.jpg

I took this image when I was diving in Curacao. I used my Nikonos V and Fuji Velvia film. It was the original Velvia 50 film before...
Forum: Help / Feedback forum 10-27-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks for the heads up on this. I use Paste...

Thanks for the heads up on this. I use Paste Special all the time, but did not realize you can paste unformatted text with it.

It's good to know this.

Ellen
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 10-17-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By ornate_wrasse
When I hear about situations such as yours, I...

When I hear about situations such as yours, I remember the story of someone who recently discovered a camera in his attic with undeveloped film in it from the 1960's. The film was developed and it...
Forum: Fuji X Series 10-17-2017
Replies: 66
Views: 3,846
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I was basically wondering the same thing. With...

I was basically wondering the same thing. With my DSLR cameras, they automatically turn off after a certain number of minutes of no activity.

I hope nothing is seriously wrong with the camera as...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 10-12-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I sent my M9 in about the middle of June, so I...

I sent my M9 in about the middle of June, so I guess this means I should receive it soon :)

Oh, and I guess I'll have to revise my signature soon since it says my Leica M9 is temporarily at Leica NJ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-04-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Having grown up in the 1950's, I really enjoyed...

Having grown up in the 1950's, I really enjoyed this collection.

Thanks for sharing.

Ellen
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-12-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By ornate_wrasse
You just stated my sentiments exactly! I had so...

You just stated my sentiments exactly! I had so much fun going to all the floors and seeing all the vendors selling all kinds of things, electronic and otherwise. I think I spent several hours at...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 09-11-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By ornate_wrasse
When I was in Singapore, I went to Alan Photo...

When I was in Singapore, I went to Alan Photo located in Sim Lim Square. It's a mainstream store that carries camera, lenses and accessories.

https://www.alanphoto.com.sg

When i was there, they...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-07-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 2,703
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Congrats on your new lens! It's such a great...

Congrats on your new lens! It's such a great feeling when the decision on which lens to buy has finally been made :-)

Now you can enjoy shooting with your new acquisition!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-06-2017
Replies: 97
Views: 5,684
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I guess I am not surprised by this. A couple...

I guess I am not surprised by this. A couple years ago I had to go into the local county courthouse where everyone had to put their possessions through an airport type scanner prior to entering the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-01-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Yes, absolutely. I honestly could not see any...

Yes, absolutely. I honestly could not see any signs of damage to the sensor no matter how hard I looked at my images of blue sky, yet I sent in my M9 anyway. I am very thankful they are doing the...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-30-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks for jumping in with the link! Ellen

Thanks for jumping in with the link!

Ellen
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-30-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I did a search and found an earlier thread with...

I did a search and found an earlier thread with this information:



and this later post in the same thread



They also mention Advanced Camera in Beaverton, OR. I've used Advanced Camera before...
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 08-30-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By ornate_wrasse
To the best of my recollection, there was someone...

To the best of my recollection, there was someone in the Chicago area who works on Mamiya 6 cameras. Perhaps someone else could jump in with the name of this person.

If I find his name, I'll get...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-30-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I spoke with Leica the other day and was told...

I spoke with Leica the other day and was told that the time frame was five months from the time the camera is first sent to them. In my case, they received my M9 towards the end of June. I estimate...
Forum: RFF News 08-28-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By ornate_wrasse
A big huge welcome to you! It's wonderful to...

A big huge welcome to you!

It's wonderful to have you here.

Ellen
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-27-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Yes, and I did not mention in my post how...

Yes, and I did not mention in my post how unresponsive Leica was to my inquiries. A few weeks ago, I both made phone calls and sent emails to try and find out what was happening with my camera. ...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-27-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks all. Good to know that this means the...

Thanks all. Good to know that this means the sensor will be replaced.

Thanks too for the suggestion to ask Leica to state this in the event I ever sell the camera

Ellen
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-26-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Does this mean Leica will replace the sensor on my M9?

Hi all,

I received an email from Leica which had the following on a PDF attachment:

Necessary Labours

Error Description

Sensor cover glass, coating is seperatin (sic)
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-09-2017
Replies: 9,000
Views: 881,607
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I bought a Nikon MC-36 which is an intervalometer...

I bought a Nikon MC-36 which is an intervalometer I plan to use for capturing images of the eclipse. I tested it focusing on my backyard bird feeder, set it to take one image per minute, then went...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2017
Replies: 112
Views: 6,397
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Your plan would work for "normal" times. ...

Your plan would work for "normal" times. However, every hotel, motel, camping spot and even the lawns of private homes have been totally booked in Madras, Oregon for probably a year or more.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-07-2017
Replies: 112
Views: 6,397
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I live in Oregon and the path of totality is...

I live in Oregon and the path of totality is about an hour and a half drive from here in normal conditions. I plan on driving to Albany, OR where a friend has offered to let me stay at his house. ...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 08-04-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Interesting that all the winning shots were taken...

Interesting that all the winning shots were taken with a Panasonic.

Also special congratulations to the very first color image winning 1st, 2nd or 3rd in The Decisive Challenge.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-02-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 4,004
Posted By ornate_wrasse
It's positively shocking that the bride and groom...

It's positively shocking that the bride and groom would behave like that!

Shortly after I bought my first digital camera, I was at a Nikonians workshop to learn how to use it. At the workshop, I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-01-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Glad it was such a simple fix, and that you were...

Glad it was such a simple fix, and that you were able to get it working properly. Sometimes, it is something we normally wouldn't think could cause a problem. In your case it was well worth the...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 07-28-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I just voted. Thanks for organizing and for...

I just voted. Thanks for organizing and for doing such a great job with The Decisive Challenge.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-22-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I think you made the right decision by sending it...

I think you made the right decision by sending it in. How much did Schiller's Photo charge you for shipping it to Leica?

Interesting that Leica NJ is sending all the cameras to Leica in Germany. ...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-12-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 8,169
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Raid, That's funny :) Interesting to hear...

Raid,

That's funny :) Interesting to hear that you ended up saying the same thing that I did.

And, more importantly, it worked to get them to send you the prepaid mailing label!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 07-12-2017
Replies: 141
Views: 8,169
Posted By ornate_wrasse
You are completely correct in that "one of our...

You are completely correct in that "one of our members" sent their M9 to Leica for a sensor clean & check and Leica sent a prepaid mailing label. I don't know if you're referring to me or not, but...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 07-12-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Wonderful news! I must admit that when I first...

Wonderful news! I must admit that when I first saw the cost, it looked like much more than
$0.00. It took a second look for me to realize that it didn't cost you anything.

Approximately how long...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-11-2017
Replies: 5,603
Views: 496,857
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Fuji X-Pro1, 16-55mm lens, Velvia film...

Fuji X-Pro1, 16-55mm lens, Velvia film simulation

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/165815319/original.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-06-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 1,063
Posted By ornate_wrasse
The fact that it says "No Return" makes me think...

The fact that it says "No Return" makes me think this is a hot potato and the seller just wants to get rid of it. And, of course, the response confirms my (and everyone else's) suspicions.

That...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 07-05-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By ornate_wrasse
What a great find! Good thing the owner accepted...

What a great find! Good thing the owner accepted your offer. Hopefully the CLA will get it back into excellent working condition.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-03-2017
Replies: 121
Views: 11,738
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Fuji X-Pro 1, 16-55mm...

Fuji X-Pro 1, 16-55mm
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/165770023/original.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-23-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Your analysis seems spot on. The Leica rep I...

Your analysis seems spot on. The Leica rep I spoke to stated that the upgrade offer was NOT available for the M10.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-23-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Raid, Yes, I believe this is how it works. Of...

Raid,

Yes, I believe this is how it works. Of course, I will know for sure, in the case of my own M9, when I hear back from Leica if they have discovered sensor corrosion.

I learned a lot when I...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-23-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Raid, The cost to me would be $2,350, a little...

Raid,

The cost to me would be $2,350, a little over half of the new cost of a Leica Q, which is $4,250.

Yes, I believe such a trade depends on having a damaged sensor on the M9.

Ellen
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-23-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Here's an update about my M9 at Leica NJ: My M9...

Here's an update about my M9 at Leica NJ:

My M9 was delivered to Leica NJ on Wednesday morning, as per notification from UPS. On Thursday morning I received an email from Sarah Mayville at Leica...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-22-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
That's good that it only took about three weeks...

That's good that it only took about three weeks from the time you sent it to Leica NJ until you heard from them confirming corrosion on the sensor.

In their reply to you, did they give you an...
Forum: Travel 06-20-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,653
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I'll jump in to share my experiences visiting...

I'll jump in to share my experiences visiting Buenos Aires.

First and foremost, I highly recommend visiting the San Telmo Street Fair. I took this picture...
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-19-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,067
Posted By ornate_wrasse
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/165687925...

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/165687925/large.jpg
Forum: Fuji X Lenses & Images 06-19-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,067
Posted By ornate_wrasse
16-55mm on XPro-1 taken on the Oregon...

16-55mm on XPro-1 taken on the Oregon Coast
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/165687884/large.jpg
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 06-19-2017
Replies: 964
Views: 189,517
Posted By ornate_wrasse
http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/146759585...

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/146759585/original.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-19-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Even though your question was directed to Cal,...

Even though your question was directed to Cal, I'll take the liberty of jumping in here and sharing my experience. Before I sent in my M9 to Leica in NJ, I did the following:

1. Removed the SD...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-19-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I just sent my M9 to Leica this past weekend. I...

I just sent my M9 to Leica this past weekend. I had called Leica a couple of weeks ago and they emailed me a UPS prepaid mailer to use. As I drove to the UPS facility to drop off the camera, I was...
Forum: Travel 06-17-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,351
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I wish I had seen your post a few days ago. I...

I wish I had seen your post a few days ago. I would have been happy to go out shooting with you on Friday. I could've even picked you up in Vancouver and taken you to Portland.

You may not be...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 06-16-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 15,182
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I have two wide angle lenses, One of them is the...

I have two wide angle lenses, One of them is the 21 3.4 Super Angulon and the other is the 28mm Elmarit, I tend not to use my Super Angulon much these days as I can only use it on my M3. However,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-16-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 2,227
Posted By ornate_wrasse
The last thing in the world I would do is to send...

The last thing in the world I would do is to send the seller any more money!

I am not sure exactly why they are making this request of you, it could be innocent, it could be a scam, but in any...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-07-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By ornate_wrasse
My feeling is pretty much what the others have...

My feeling is pretty much what the others have said. There is no need to upgrade. The D700 is a fantastic camera and, for me, it's the main camera I use for everything, and it does most everything...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,651
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I live in Oregon, not far from the path of...

I live in Oregon, not far from the path of totality. Next week I will be attending a class at Oregon State University in Corvallis taught by astrophysicists on how to best capture the eclipse. In...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-21-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 3,177
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Another vote for the Sekonic L-308. I usually...

Another vote for the Sekonic L-308. I usually wear mine around my neck as it's very light and it's very convenient to just grab it and take a reading. I bought mine used from an ad on Craigslist...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-19-2017
Replies: 377
Views: 46,879
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Leica M3, 21mm 3.4 Super...

Leica M3, 21mm 3.4 Super Angulon

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/134376996/large.jpg
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-19-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks Cal. That would be great for them to send...

Thanks Cal. That would be great for them to send me a shipping label that would cover both shipping and insurance.

I probably should have taken care of this quite a while ago but now with the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-19-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 35,595
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I am concerned as I bought my Leica M9 used,...

I am concerned as I bought my Leica M9 used, actually from an ad in the classifieds here at RFF from someone who lived in the same city as me. I don't know how old the camera is since I bought it...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-14-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 20,627
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I bought my Leica M3 here on RFF. One of the...

I bought my Leica M3 here on RFF. One of the reasons I bought it was so that I could use my Leica 21mm 3.4 Super Angulon lens, as you can't use that lens on the M6. But I found I really like using...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-14-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 2,324
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I have an FM2 and am very happy with it. ...

I have an FM2 and am very happy with it. Although some have stated they don't like the LED, I actually prefer it mainly because it's easier to see when the lighting you are shooting in is not good. ...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-13-2017
Replies: 90
Views: 4,828
Posted By ornate_wrasse
You sound like one smart cookie. Were you a...

You sound like one smart cookie. Were you a business manager before you retired. :D

The only thing I'd worry about is all those Ebay scammers I've been reading about. I'm almost afraid to sell...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 3,405
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I always buy 24 exp rolls instead of 36 exp...

I always buy 24 exp rolls instead of 36 exp rolls. The main reason is due to my height: I'm only 5'3" and when I carry the developed negatives to the dryer at the darkroom I use, they drag on the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 02-09-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,658
Posted By ornate_wrasse
You did a GREAT job capturing the blizzard!

You did a GREAT job capturing the blizzard!
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 02-02-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 4,015
Posted By ornate_wrasse
The bag I've used for years, including two trips...

The bag I've used for years, including two trips to Indonesia and a bunch of cross country trips, is my Porter case:

http://www.portercase.com/catalog/

The great thing about this bag is that it...
Forum: RFF News 01-27-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 4,585
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I used to have my first and last name dot com...

I used to have my first and last name dot com registered, as in www.ellenquale.com, and was planning to use it for my tax business but I actually ended up using it for underwater photography. I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-23-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By ornate_wrasse
A logical place to sell Nikon equipment would be...

A logical place to sell Nikon equipment would be at Nikonians, a forum dedicated to users of Nikon equipment.

Here's the link:

https://www.nikonians.org

In order to be able to buy and sell, you...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 52,547
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I am shocked to read that Tom has passed away. ...

I am shocked to read that Tom has passed away. Sincere condolences to his family and friends. What a tremendous loss for the RFF community.

Even though I never met Tom, I greatly admired him. ...
Forum: Photo Software 01-07-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 5,237
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I was torn between #3 and #4 but eventually...

I was torn between #3 and #4 but eventually decided I liked #4 the best.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,859
Posted By ornate_wrasse
This makes me very happy! I used to use this...

This makes me very happy! I used to use this film (though in the VS variety and not G) for underwater shooting in my Nikonos V due to the great saturation for brightly colored underwater subjects....
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Finally success! Thanks for sharing these images!

Finally success! Thanks for sharing these images!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I'm another who can't see any of your images. ...

I'm another who can't see any of your images. Hopefully, this can be corrected as I'd really like to see them.

It's hard to believe, but I bought the Nikonos V many years ago for about $900. That...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2017
Replies: 87
Views: 4,859
Posted By ornate_wrasse
That's quite a powerful image. Well done.

That's quite a powerful image.

Well done.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2017
Replies: 87
Views: 4,859
Posted By ornate_wrasse
This is my favorite image from 2016. I was doing...

This is my favorite image from 2016. I was doing some street photography for a photo workshop and I started to follow a man walking his huge dog. I took a few rather ordinary pictures of the two of...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-01-2017
Replies: 87
Views: 4,859
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. The image...

I am so sorry to hear of your loss.

The image you have posted is a very powerful one, especially given the circumstances.

Ellen
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,554
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Be sure to post the results here from using that...

Be sure to post the results here from using that film in your Brownie Holiday. I'd sure love to see the images.

It was definitely a bare bones type of camera. As I recall, there was nothing to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,554
Posted By ornate_wrasse
That's the camera! It brings back a flood of...

That's the camera! It brings back a flood of feelings just to see an image of it!

No need to modify your 120 film to use in your Brownie Holiday, you can buy Size 127 film at Freestyle. Here's the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-27-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,554
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I can't answer your question but that Kodak...

I can't answer your question but that Kodak Verichrome Pan image you posted sure brings back a lot of memories. That is the film I used to shoot back in the 1950's when I first started taking...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-26-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 1,889
Posted By ornate_wrasse
On a trip last month back to the East Coast to...

On a trip last month back to the East Coast to spend Thanksgiving with my family, I took my Fuji XPro1 with my new Fuji 16-55 f/2.8 lens. It handled indoor scenes with family quite well, as well as...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-26-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks so much splitimageview, Peter Jennings and...

Thanks so much splitimageview, Peter Jennings and Brett!

That makes complete sense for the shutter release button to open the doors.

Now maybe my friend can go out shooting pictures with this...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-25-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Question about Voigtlander Vitessa

First of all, I am not sure I am posting in the correct forum. Please feel free to move it to a different forum if necessary.

My friend was showing me several old cameras that used to belong to her...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-25-2016
Replies: 64
Views: 3,578
Posted By ornate_wrasse
The only thing I got that is remotely...

The only thing I got that is remotely photographic is a brand new IPhone 7+ which has a much improved camera, especially compared to the IPhone 4 I've been using. Verizon had a special at Costco and...
Forum: Travel 12-23-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By ornate_wrasse
These are really great! Thanks for sharing your...

These are really great! Thanks for sharing your train ride across the country. I have often thought of doing that, traveling from Portland, OR to New York City or Washington, DC. Taking my Mamiya...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-23-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 2,441
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I remember as a kid with a new Brownie Holiday...

I remember as a kid with a new Brownie Holiday camera in the mid 1950's buying Verichrome Pan film in 127 size. I would take my film to the corner drugstore, where I bought it, to get it developed. ...
Forum: Off Topic 11-04-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Those are the kind of parents every child should...

Those are the kind of parents every child should have. Good on them for doing all the right things when this tragedy unfortunately affected their family.
Forum: Off Topic 11-02-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Very cool to see you on TV. And for such a good...

Very cool to see you on TV. And for such a good cause!

Wish the state would get their heads out of the sand and follow up on your research.

If I were the parents of the boy, I would be...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-30-2016
Replies: 118
Views: 16,166
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Mamiya 6 ,50mm f/4,Kodak Ektachrome E100 VS...

Mamiya 6 ,50mm f/4,Kodak Ektachrome E100 VS
Rocky Mountain National Park

http://www.pbase.com/ornate_wrasse/image/137845656/original.jpg
Forum: Sony Alpha / NEX News / General Discussion 10-30-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,301
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I think it makes a lot of sense to go with the...

I think it makes a lot of sense to go with the zoom. It gives you so much more flexibility when you're out and about while traveling.

For my trip earlier this month to the East Coast, I took my...
Forum: RFF News 10-26-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,263
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Very nice to meet you, too! I have such...

Very nice to meet you, too! I have such wonderful memories of that meetup we had when Raid was in town. Glad I took the bus up to Seattle that day!

Ellen
Forum: RFF News 10-26-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,263
Posted By ornate_wrasse
I'll do my very best to contribute lots of...

I'll do my very best to contribute lots of Portland, OR sensibility. I should have plenty of it, since I've lived in the Portland area since 1974 :D

If you're ever up in Portland, feel free to...
Forum: RFF News 10-26-2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,263
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Stephen, You are more than welcome, Stephen. I...

Stephen,

You are more than welcome, Stephen. I am happy to serve as one of the two new RFF Mods!

Thanks as well to all of you who have extended a warm welcome to Sara and I. It is indeed much...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 10-05-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By ornate_wrasse
Thanks Doug! Ellen

Thanks Doug!

Ellen
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