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Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-22-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By BlackXList
Appreciate the offer, I'm about 5000 miles away...

Appreciate the offer, I'm about 5000 miles away unfortunately, so I'll just have to keep hoping to stumble onto one
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-21-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By BlackXList
One of the few P&S that I still want to try out...

One of the few P&S that I still want to try out but haven't come across in the flesh yet.

Can't comment on the feel, but have liked the images I've seen from them previously.
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-11-2019
Replies: 108
Views: 3,049
Posted By BlackXList
I cover logos on a lot of kit, for reflections,...

I cover logos on a lot of kit, for reflections, to reduce contrast, to make the gear more bland in appearance, because it's not about the gear.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 05-29-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By BlackXList
As a 6'2" person I can wholeheartedly recommend...

As a 6'2" person I can wholeheartedly recommend both the DSPTCH sling straps, and the Custom SLR sling straps.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By BlackXList
I don't get along with it at all unless I way...

I don't get along with it at all unless I way overexpose it.

Muddy, too grainy for a 200iso film, and just everything comes back disappointing.

I've enjoyed some expired (only a year or so) at 50,...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-26-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 21,522
Posted By BlackXList
I use the GR and GRII a lot for street...

I use the GR and GRII a lot for street photography, always in AF, and honestly haven't had any problems with the AF on either (at least problems that weren't my fault).

As well as the Ricoh's I have...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-22-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 21,522
Posted By BlackXList
I've now read it and marvelled at how he missed...

I've now read it and marvelled at how he missed focus in almost all the shots too, that takes some doing.

my current GR kit is a GR with the 21mm lens, and a GRII for the 28mm and looking at these...
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-22-2019
Replies: 292
Views: 21,522
Posted By BlackXList
Gampat is one of the worst photo writers around,...

Gampat is one of the worst photo writers around, so I'm not exactly surprised this doesn't do it justice
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-20-2019
Replies: 45
Views: 2,028
Posted By BlackXList
The bit about Magnum knocking up some dodgy...

The bit about Magnum knocking up some dodgy frames is a bit worrying, especially in the light of them having done a few things that stray past the line of truth in recent years.
Forum: RFF Polls 02-02-2019
Replies: 71
Views: 1,875
Posted By BlackXList
I switch left and right eyes a lot, but always...

I switch left and right eyes a lot, but always right hand up, finger on the button.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2019
Replies: 30
Views: 1,357
Posted By BlackXList
I'd second Washi films

I'd second Washi films
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-31-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By BlackXList
Genuinely surprised how weak a lot of them are....

Genuinely surprised how weak a lot of them are.

Most of all I'm really taken aback that at a time where there's an awful lot happening all over the world, that there's none of it represented in the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By BlackXList
My main use for mine was live music photography,...

My main use for mine was live music photography, so having a lot more ISO headroom is definitely a big help, but I still deeply appreciate what my mk2 was capable of and what it enabled me to do.

I...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-17-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 1,627
Posted By BlackXList
Absolutely. On full frame, I can go up to...

Absolutely.

On full frame, I can go up to 256,000 ISO and there are still places I shoot in where my 20mm 1.4 is just about getting enough light.

It's a ridiculous situation, but it's out there.
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By BlackXList
I replaced my sadly departed one with a far...

I replaced my sadly departed one with a far technically superior camera, and I certainly wouldn't want to go back to those MP and ISO limits any more...BUT there's something to the 1 series and their...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-13-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By BlackXList
I shot a billboard with this camera, it's WAY...

I shot a billboard with this camera, it's WAY more than capable.

That said, are the results I get from more recent higher MP count cameras significantly better? Yes they absolutely are.

I shot...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-07-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,356
Posted By BlackXList
On paper I should love this camera, but the red...

On paper I should love this camera, but the red dot tax has always made me dismiss it.

Looking at the photos in the blog post, the output is so full of noise and skies falling apart that I'm happy...
Forum: Leica SL 09-12-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 3,089
Posted By BlackXList
"lesser" haha, brilliant stuff. The imminent...

"lesser" haha, brilliant stuff.
The imminent Nikon and Canon FF mirrorless models will be camping on the lawn of potential SL customers, and when compared on specs it's probably not going to be a...
Forum: Micro 4/3 Cameras Olympus Panasonic 09-11-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By BlackXList
Makes sense, they've had a fixed lens FF...

Makes sense, they've had a fixed lens FF mirrorless for 3 years now, so it was only a matter of time.

The video specs mean that they're going to sell a LOT of these.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-29-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 13,131
Posted By BlackXList
It's because most of the people using it will be...

It's because most of the people using it will be used to using Nikon DSLRs, and they need to make the experience not a jarring one, so that their customers don't abandon it based on the shock of the...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-25-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 13,131
Posted By BlackXList
Canon did indeed, they were able to because the...

Canon did indeed, they were able to because the EF mount is bigger than the FE Mount.

Perhaps Nikon decided that having a lens with AF that only works on two bodies is uneconomic, it just seems a...
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-24-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 13,131
Posted By BlackXList
I know the previous version was Manual Focus,...

I know the previous version was Manual Focus, because of the limits of the lens mount, but surely with the new larger lens mount it should be possible to do an AF version?
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-19-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 13,131
Posted By BlackXList
As a Canon user I'm contractually obliged to say...

As a Canon user I'm contractually obliged to say "Well hopefully they can finally put AF in the fast lenses"

I think they already have a similar lens, but not knowing my Nikon stuff I may be wrong.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-15-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 13,131
Posted By BlackXList
Canon already has a larger lens mount than Nikon....

Canon already has a larger lens mount than Nikon.

They won't dare add a fourth mount into their current line up, they'll play to their strengths which is the EF lens range.
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 08-14-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 13,131
Posted By BlackXList
Me. There's absolutely no chance they'll do a...

Me.

There's absolutely no chance they'll do a new mount. The EOS mount is the biggest selling point of any of the cameras they make.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-14-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By BlackXList
Just chiming in to say that Ffordes are a great...

Just chiming in to say that Ffordes are a great company and absolutely fantastic to deal with.
Forum: Travel 08-11-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 1,880
Posted By BlackXList
I completely agree. As someone who spends a lot...

I completely agree.

As someone who spends a lot of time when I'm there in the Mission (which as mentioned is rapidly gentrifying), The Tenderloin Fillmore and Soma, ALWAYS with gear, I'm sure you...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 08-07-2018
Replies: 22
Q?
Views: 1,220
Posted By BlackXList
I was casting lustful eyes on the Q when it first...

I was casting lustful eyes on the Q when it first launched, despite the price which is frankly hilarious.

I've been a 28mm fan for a long time, and a big fan of the Ricoh GR range, I already had a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-29-2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54,284
Posted By BlackXList
https://78.media.tumblr.com/ab715c9ca3094b38b834e0...

https://78.media.tumblr.com/ab715c9ca3094b38b834e0e962c9a2dc/tumblr_pbpsmawZdw1qzje6to1_1280.jpg
Forum: Nikon Mirrorless 07-29-2018
Replies: 273
Views: 13,131
Posted By BlackXList
This is 100% fake Aperture ring on the lens is...

This is 100% fake

Aperture ring on the lens is a dead giveaway.

It'll be styled like the EOS line, and it should be, they're built that way because they're more functional.


As a Canon user I'm...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-27-2018
Replies: 31
Views: 3,149
Posted By BlackXList
I wish they'd expand their range, but the...

I wish they'd expand their range, but the coverings I've had from them have been fantastic.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-13-2018
Replies: 107
Views: 3,707
Posted By BlackXList
I realise this post is tongue in cheek, but I...

I realise this post is tongue in cheek, but I can't help but say "I have bad news for you about the F35"
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-13-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,827
Posted By BlackXList
APSC is quite spectacular at the moment. I shoot...

APSC is quite spectacular at the moment.

I shoot FF for work and have an additional body that I use on the street sometimes, but also use the Ricoh GR/GRII for street, and because I'm quite attached...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,827
Posted By BlackXList
I WISH my work bag was that small:bang:

I WISH my work bag was that small:bang:
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 07-09-2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54,284
Posted By BlackXList
https://78.media.tumblr.com/604c466b422cd703fe875e...

https://78.media.tumblr.com/604c466b422cd703fe875e854815e93a/tumblr_pbm6gvsVix1qzje6to1_1280.jpg
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,827
Posted By BlackXList
They aren't "pants" but they have lagged behind...

They aren't "pants" but they have lagged behind in terms of Dynamic range, and there's a truly embarrassing number of the consumer models that have the same sensor over a period of years while other...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-08-2018
Replies: 275
Views: 10,827
Posted By BlackXList
Canon user, fully bought in, multiple bodies...

Canon user, fully bought in, multiple bodies etc.

Canon sensors have lagged behind.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By BlackXList
I've only ever shot it at box speed, and I can't...

I've only ever shot it at box speed, and I can't make it look good at box speed.

Seeing that the consensus is 200, next time I have occasion to shoot film I'll try that
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-28-2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54,284
Posted By BlackXList
I don't often do street portraits, but I did the...

I don't often do street portraits, but I did the other day, so here it is:

https://78.media.tumblr.com/72c0be2ee88487a4ee11177a950fcd6a/tumblr_p9fxra04af1qzje6to1_1280.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-26-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By BlackXList
Without doubt an excellent camera. I miss mine,...

Without doubt an excellent camera.

I miss mine, and especially miss the Sonnar, but the prices were so crazy that selling it paid for a bunch of equipment that isn't reliant on availability of film...
Forum: Leica Monochrom - All M Models 12-24-2017
Replies: 5,439
Views: 823,664
Posted By BlackXList
I think the majority of British people's...

I think the majority of British people's relationships with alcohol would be described as "very familiar" rather than "uneasy"
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 12-07-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 5,752
Posted By BlackXList
I wasn't criticising the comparison choice, if...

I wasn't criticising the comparison choice, if anything it surprised me how small the difference between M4/3 and APS-C was.

It's definitely visible of course, but the Pen surprised me.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-07-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By BlackXList
The "First 3 songs, no flash" rule is pretty hard...

The "First 3 songs, no flash" rule is pretty hard and fast at decent sized venues, so I wouldn't even consider the flash route.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 12-06-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 5,752
Posted By BlackXList
It's APS-C Vs M4/3, it should look better in this...

It's APS-C Vs M4/3, it should look better in this instance.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By BlackXList
Just as an aside on LED lights, the same way that...

Just as an aside on LED lights, the same way that monitor refresh rates affect how a monitor looks in a digital photograph, there are some circumstances where you can end up with light banding across...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By BlackXList
The spread of LED lights has made it a very...

The spread of LED lights has made it a very different task these days in terms of light fall off, colour temperature, and even the refresh rate of the lights, none of which was an issue back in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By BlackXList
This. Honestly I get it, you want to do it on...

This.

Honestly I get it, you want to do it on film, and it'll be satisfying to get that grainy b/w result, but honestly the best way to do the job is digital and post production.

I know that seems...
Forum: RFF News 12-02-2017
Replies: 58
Views: 7,308
Posted By BlackXList
Great news that it's off to the printers giganova!

Great news that it's off to the printers giganova!
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-25-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 2,856
Posted By BlackXList
Not lenses, but I've absolutely sold overvalued...

Not lenses, but I've absolutely sold overvalued cult cameras and entirely funded other equipment through those sales.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 11-23-2017
Replies: 165
Views: 7,250
Posted By BlackXList
VERY doubtful, since it takes the same Panasonic...

VERY doubtful, since it takes the same Panasonic battery as the V-Lux and the Q and the Pansonic Lumix DMC-G5, DMC-G6, DMC-G7, DMC-GH2, DMC-FZ200, DMC-FZ200GK, and the DMC-FZ1000
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 11-01-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 2,816
Posted By BlackXList
It's the only Leica that holds any interest for...

It's the only Leica that holds any interest for me, I don't think I can justify it, but good to see that they're finally getting out into the world in decent numbers.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-30-2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6,119
Posted By BlackXList
Same for me with Kodak BW400CN, and the failure...

Same for me with Kodak BW400CN, and the failure to bring any of the advances in the Vision line through to the photography range.

I still feel affection towards Kodak, but they made me have to go...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,474
Posted By BlackXList
Sean O'Hagan is the Ken Rockwell of writing about...

Sean O'Hagan is the Ken Rockwell of writing about photography, so it's to be expected.
Forum: Off Topic 10-11-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,336
Posted By BlackXList
Political theories can indeed be proven or...

Political theories can indeed be proven or disproven, on a macro level History is essentially a list of this.

Back to the photographs:

I understand why you chose the title for the series...
Forum: Off Topic 10-10-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,336
Posted By BlackXList
And "Horsehoe Theory" is about as credible as...

And "Horsehoe Theory" is about as credible as "Flat Earth Theory"

Peter, you probably do need a new epithet, because that one already means something specific.

I entirely agree with Rick on Milo,...
Forum: Off Topic 10-09-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,336
Posted By BlackXList
My apologies, it's one of those phrases that...

My apologies, it's one of those phrases that makes my eye twitch in annoyance.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-09-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 17,428
Posted By BlackXList
Beautiful looking film. Would be wonderful if...

Beautiful looking film. Would be wonderful if Kodak could filter these advances down into their photographic offerings, until then it's Cinestill.

Have some 50 that I'm really looking forward to...
Forum: Off Topic 10-09-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,336
Posted By BlackXList
Not to be the dictionary waving poster, but...

Not to be the dictionary waving poster, but that's not a thing.
Forum: Off Topic 10-09-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,336
Posted By BlackXList
Yes, yes they most definitely are. Even with that...

Yes, yes they most definitely are. Even with that mischaracterization.
Forum: Off Topic 10-09-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,336
Posted By BlackXList
Based on the flag, the people waving it are...

Based on the flag, the people waving it are definitely not on the Nazi side of things.
Forum: Off Topic 10-08-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,336
Posted By BlackXList
Great stuff! thanks for sharing

Great stuff! thanks for sharing
Forum: RFF News 10-05-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 11,675
Posted By BlackXList
I just ordered one off Ebay. The "Yashica" ones...

I just ordered one off Ebay.

The "Yashica" ones seem to have gone, but there are a few identical versions.

a TAKASHI FX521 is on its way to me from somewhere undisclosed, I'll be interested to have...
Forum: RFF News 10-04-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 11,675
Posted By BlackXList
Always wanted to try one of those.

Always wanted to try one of those.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-20-2017
Replies: 73
Views: 3,596
Posted By BlackXList
Why not? They already do exactly that with...

Why not? They already do exactly that with Panasonic, and some people still pay over the odds for the exact same camera with a red dot on it.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By BlackXList
The "minority" in this instance being the market...

The "minority" in this instance being the market of course.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-16-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,647
Posted By BlackXList
If it's intruding into your shooting, I get why...

If it's intruding into your shooting, I get why it's a problem.

If it's not, I don't understand why anyone wouldn't use something so useful.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-07-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 6,023
Posted By BlackXList
Several years ago myself and Eric briefly...

Several years ago myself and Eric briefly interacted through twitter, he was a a very genuine and positive guy, and based solely on my work made sure to shout me out several times on his twitter,...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-05-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 4,823
Posted By BlackXList
You missed the one by the McDonalds at the park...

You missed the one by the McDonalds at the park end of Haight, pretty much at the same time
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 4,823
Posted By BlackXList
I wouldn't recommend anybody uses this as a...

I wouldn't recommend anybody uses this as a blueprint for anything to be honest.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-31-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 4,823
Posted By BlackXList
Glad somebody caught that it was tongue in...

Glad somebody caught that it was tongue in cheek.

And no, I don't live there, but I have walked there quite a bit, both the Disney parts, and Watts on my last visit.

It's not a "traditional" city...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 4,823
Posted By BlackXList
The point I was making is that I've spent a...

The point I was making is that I've spent a significant amount of time there, and these fearful tales of the city bear no resemblance to what I see in some of the more characterful areas.

Does that...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-30-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 4,823
Posted By BlackXList
Nobody's on foot in LA, that takes a whole bunch...

Nobody's on foot in LA, that takes a whole bunch of potential crimes out of the equation I'd imagine.
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-29-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 4,823
Posted By BlackXList
Well none of that sounds anything like one of my...

Well none of that sounds anything like one of my favourite cities to spend time in and shoot on the street in to me.

There isn't anywhere in the city that I'd specifically avoid, ok there's some...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-29-2017
Replies: 98
Views: 10,427
Posted By BlackXList
Just curious, what's ridiculous about them?

Just curious, what's ridiculous about them?
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-29-2017
Replies: 98
Views: 10,427
Posted By BlackXList
Agreed, not remotely obsolete. Their problem...

Agreed, not remotely obsolete.

Their problem was they went up against a company who's had this exact camera figured out, and completely nailed for 20 years now.
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 07-29-2017
Replies: 98
Views: 10,427
Posted By BlackXList
Pop Up flash has been off Pro models for...

Pop Up flash has been off Pro models for years.

I wish Nikon well, because as a Canon user, Canon really needs someone to force them to innovate in recent times.

As an SLR user for the majoity of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-23-2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1,790
Posted By BlackXList
I know vegans who wouldn't use it, so I can see...

I know vegans who wouldn't use it, so I can see that some people would feel it was in opposition to their faith too.

I'm glad there are are more acceptable options for them.
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-22-2017
Replies: 1,198
Views: 246,591
Posted By BlackXList
Actually, yes.

Actually, yes.
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 07-20-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 3,147
Posted By BlackXList
I've expressed my appreciation for them before,...

I've expressed my appreciation for them before, but both my GRs are on DSPTCH Standard Camera Sling strap, (worn bandolier style) and they're absolutely perfect for me.

For bigger SLRs I use a...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-13-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By BlackXList
When the 100 arrives, take it out for a play as...

When the 100 arrives, take it out for a play as well.

I guarantee it'll end up getting much more use than just scanning, truly a fantastic lens.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-13-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,622
Posted By BlackXList
The split ring one arrived today, great product....

The split ring one arrived today, great product.
No hesitation in recommending them whatsoever.
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-12-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,622
Posted By BlackXList
Have ordered after seeing this thread, they look...

Have ordered after seeing this thread, they look great, if attachments other than split rings were available I'd probably end up with a bunch of them.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-12-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By BlackXList
I'm using the regular USM version, I use it...

I'm using the regular USM version, I use it mostly for live music work, and it's extremely sharp. No hesitation in recommending it at all.

I'd probably pick the 100 for scanning, WJJ3 is using the...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-11-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By BlackXList
both the 50 and the 100 are fantastic lenses, I...

both the 50 and the 100 are fantastic lenses, I own and use both regularly.

I had 4 Canon 50mms, 1.8, 1.4 and 2.5 and used to take the 2.5 over the others almost every time.
It's only the Sigma art...
Forum: Nikon Historical Society 06-22-2017
Replies: 162
Views: 21,861
Posted By BlackXList
As a real photographer (although a Canon user, so...

As a real photographer (although a Canon user, so some may disagree), and one who's shot a 1Dmk2 to pieces, and my main work kit consists of a 5dIII, 6D, 7D, and a 5Dmk1 as backup, I also have and...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-05-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 3,742
Posted By BlackXList
I'm a big fan of the current wave of interest in...

I'm a big fan of the current wave of interest in film compacts.

After selling a T3, a T2, Leica Mini Zoom, Yashica t3 and 4 and a handful of others, I bought a Canon 6d, 7D, Ricoh GRII and the wide...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-26-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 3,857
Posted By BlackXList
I spent two months using only the GR abroad a...

I spent two months using only the GR abroad a little while back.

Had a full frame DSLR with me, but it never left the house because the GR is so good.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-17-2017
Replies: 1,936
Views: 382,119
Posted By BlackXList
Love this second one!

Love this second one!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-06-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By BlackXList
I have one, it's a great little camera. In my...

I have one, it's a great little camera.

In my usage, it's never been submerged, but it's a sturdy little workhorse, and will certainly stand up to everyday usage.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-03-2017
Replies: 2,738
Views: 803,888
Posted By BlackXList
Visually it's very much of it's time, but it's my...

Visually it's very much of it's time, but it's my second favourite Pentax body (right behind the ME Super), really a great camera.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-30-2017
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
Comparing Leica flagships with Canon/Nikon...

Comparing Leica flagships with Canon/Nikon flagships as if it's like with like has to be the funniest thing I've read in a while.

If you need the RF experience, then Leica is the only game in town,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-30-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By BlackXList
Not had any issues with mine, I have the FS-1 and...

Not had any issues with mine, I have the FS-1 and the FT-1 both working fine.
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 04-07-2017
Replies: 1,936
Views: 382,119
Posted By BlackXList
Always a pleasure when Hogarth brings an update.

Always a pleasure when Hogarth brings an update.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 04-05-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 4,174
Posted By BlackXList
I tape or fill logos on most of my cameras,...

I tape or fill logos on most of my cameras, solely because the stark contrast can be eyecatching.

I'm a big guy, so I don't become magically invisible thanks to a bit of tape, but it's the kind of...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-30-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,928
Posted By BlackXList
Very well said.

Very well said.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 03-30-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1,928
Posted By BlackXList
Initial thoughts on the article, (rather than...

Initial thoughts on the article, (rather than this thread).

"Images as extreme as these beg so many questions about the morality of reportage. "

No, they don't.

" Perhaps Sontag comes closest to...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-25-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By BlackXList
I have and love the 35mm and 50mm, both...

I have and love the 35mm and 50mm, both absolutely stunning lenses, and have replaced their Canon counterparts in my bag.

My work bag has a 28mm Canon (there's no Sigma Art 28 yet) Sigma 35, and 50,...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-13-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8,051
Posted By BlackXList
There's nothing in my post that is dismissive to...

There's nothing in my post that is dismissive to Liam or his work.
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-11-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8,051
Posted By BlackXList
I'm not going to post anything that I did for a...

I'm not going to post anything that I did for a person in a photograph, that feels much more problematic to me.

It doesn't add "validity" to a photograph, it feels very self congratulatory and "I...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 03-11-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8,051
Posted By BlackXList
My personal take on this issue is that I'm not...

My personal take on this issue is that I'm not going to help people ignore these other humans by excluding them from photographs.

I feel like it's too easy for so many people to ignore, and sorry, I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-08-2017
Replies: 266
Views: 16,570
Posted By BlackXList
Bresson took me a long time to feel like I had an...

Bresson took me a long time to feel like I had an understanding of, and with my current level of understanding, I'm not especially a rabid fan.

His photos (to me) are about composition above all;...
Forum: Off Topic 03-07-2017
Replies: 80
Views: 3,137
Posted By BlackXList
I realise that this is an old comment in a thread...

I realise that this is an old comment in a thread that's been dredged up, but uh, that's not "communism".

Just to pick up a couple of other points as well, Capitalism absolutely is "a political...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 03-05-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 3,597
Posted By BlackXList
Excellent photos, thanks for sharing.

Excellent photos, thanks for sharing.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-03-2017
Replies: 51
Views: 2,524
Posted By BlackXList
I shoot FF and almost entirely primes, I just...

I shoot FF and almost entirely primes, I just don't get along with zooms.

When I use APS-C I just swap those primes over, although I do have the Canon 24mm EF-S Pancake too when I really want a...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-28-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,806
Posted By BlackXList
My T3 sold for $1000 today, (minus ebay fees of...

My T3 sold for $1000 today, (minus ebay fees of course).

Very sad to see it go, but at that price I couldn't justify keeping it around compared to what it could pay for.

Still have a T2, and for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-26-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By BlackXList
I found this interesting in a number of ways,...

I found this interesting in a number of ways, firstly the increased numbers of women and minority shooters getting the opportunity to shoot is a great thing, more points of view and ways of seeing...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 02-26-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 13,806
Posted By BlackXList
It's hurting to do so, but this is exactly why...

It's hurting to do so, but this is exactly why I'm selling my T3 at the moment.

Still holding onto the T2, unless they suddenly jump up again, but it reached the point where I couldn't justify...
Forum: Leica SL 02-24-2017
Replies: 149
Views: 10,772
Posted By BlackXList
It won't go in, don't worry about it. If you get...

It won't go in, don't worry about it.
If you get commission on the sales, I hope you sell many SLs haha
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 02-18-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 6,332
Posted By BlackXList
Thank you for the clarification. Every touch...

Thank you for the clarification.

Every touch screen on a camera I've used has been an absolute pain, and a guarantee that the settings won't be what I left them on when I took the last shot.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 02-17-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 6,332
Posted By BlackXList
Thank you for clarifying, it's currently the only...

Thank you for clarifying, it's currently the only Leica product that appeals to me, but it appeals an awful lot.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 02-17-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 6,332
Posted By BlackXList
Sorry, just wanting to clarify here. I have...

Sorry, just wanting to clarify here.

I have nothing against there being a rear screen on the camera, I just don't want it to be touch sensitive.

My understanding currently is that the screen can be...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 02-16-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 6,332
Posted By BlackXList
Just a question that jumps out to me whilst...

Just a question that jumps out to me whilst reading the review:

Can the touch screen be turned off?

I have cameras with touch screens and I always turn it off, don't need it don't want it.
If I...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 02-10-2017
Replies: 139
Views: 11,982
Posted By BlackXList
I believe Tamron are doing a lot of Zeiss stuff...

I believe Tamron are doing a lot of Zeiss stuff these days.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 02-01-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 2,452
Posted By BlackXList
Apologies for going into the gear side of things,...

Apologies for going into the gear side of things, but this jumped out at me,

this shot (from the first link)

https://kchaeblog.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/b0000494.jpg

Shows some serious issues in...
Forum: Fuji X Series 01-31-2017
Replies: 50
Views: 6,035
Posted By BlackXList
Leica weren't using an XTrans sensor though. I...

Leica weren't using an XTrans sensor though.

I assume if they've said that they've investigated it, then they've probably given it a try
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 01-24-2017
Replies: 1,936
Views: 382,119
Posted By BlackXList
I love those Hogarth

I love those Hogarth
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-23-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,988
Posted By BlackXList
Enjoyed seeing everyone's photos, thank you for...

Enjoyed seeing everyone's photos, thank you for taking and posting them.

I shall attempt to remain partisan and not respond to the directly political posts.
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-23-2017
Replies: 103
Views: 7,988
Posted By BlackXList
I believe the current front runner for Official...

I believe the current front runner for Official White House photographer is a Nikon user.

(I'm only pointing this out because I'm a Canon user)
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-21-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 1,209
Posted By BlackXList
If you're shooting from the crowd, take a P&S....

If you're shooting from the crowd, take a P&S.
The flash will be somewhat covered by people's phone lights/flashes.

There's still a tiny chance the flash won't be well received. (I'm a concert...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-19-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 11,745
Posted By BlackXList
Maybe on the shelf in a camera store it's unique,...

Maybe on the shelf in a camera store it's unique, but overall it's not actually without peer in the market as a whole, which is why it seems overpriced to some.

APSC Fixed lens wide angles bring in...
Forum: Fuji X-100 Series 01-18-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 11,745
Posted By BlackXList
I'm mostly curious about the effect it's going to...

I'm mostly curious about the effect it's going to have on used X100T prices.

I'll have to go and have a play with one and see what the AF is like, they're exceedingly tempting cameras.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 01-12-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,336
Posted By BlackXList
You'll be waiting a long time for that.

You'll be waiting a long time for that.
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 54,195
Posted By BlackXList
Very sad news, and a big loss both to the RFF...

Very sad news, and a big loss both to the RFF community and clearly to many users as well.

He will clearly be very fondly remembered.
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-03-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By BlackXList
I'm a Brit, and although both of those were...

I'm a Brit, and although both of those were technically before my time, I've appreciated them (obviously out of their original context though).
Forum: Photo Software 01-03-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 4,551
Posted By BlackXList
I've just downloaded them on the wrong computer...

I've just downloaded them on the wrong computer haha, I'll redownload on the right one and have a play
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-03-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By BlackXList
I know that he's always divided opinion, but also...

I know that he's always divided opinion, but also that the problem might be on my side.

There are a few photographers that I just don't get, but before I get too ranty, I always hope to find...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 01-02-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By BlackXList
I've never "got" Martin Parr, that's not intended...

I've never "got" Martin Parr, that's not intended as a criticism, I'm entirely open to the possibility that I might be missing something.

Does anyone have a link to any kind of evaluation, or...
Forum: RFF News 01-02-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 4,352
Posted By BlackXList
Presumably this is helped by most video folks...

Presumably this is helped by most video folks using manual focus?

I have the original EOS M and the autofocus is glacial at best (with the 22mm).
I've been tempted by the M5 (once the price stops...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-29-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
And both cameras it's compared to are 2 years old...

And both cameras it's compared to are 2 years old by the time the SL came out.

So like I said then, they're at least a couple of years behind with each product.

And we're justifying the additional...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-28-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
This is the absolute heart of what I'm saying...

This is the absolute heart of what I'm saying about the value proposition.

This emotional (not saying that in a negative way, just as opposed to purely technical) side of the equation is as...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
Hahaha I appreciate your answer, especially based...

Hahaha I appreciate your answer, especially based on the fact that I'm absolutely horrible using zoom lenses, so I'm a strict adherent to the prime lens and walk school.

However we all know that...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
That's part of what I was saying, value is a...

That's part of what I was saying, value is a combination of personal values and financial value

the Leica Q is the only current product I'd be interested in.
My own personal take on it is....is it...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
And that user experience that means a lot to...

And that user experience that means a lot to you/the way you see and are comfortable working, is something that tips the scale in the value proposition towards Leica.

Like I said about the GR in...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-27-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
Makes a lot of sense, thank you. Personally it's...

Makes a lot of sense, thank you.

Personally it's very rare that I go beyond 100mm, but it was those outliers that I was curious about.
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 12-26-2016
Replies: 38
Views: 4,360
Posted By BlackXList
Life is generally badly acted.

Life is generally badly acted.
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-26-2016
Replies: 1,198
Views: 246,591
Posted By BlackXList
Love this thread, the various GR threads always...

Love this thread, the various GR threads always produce.
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-26-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
Just out of curiosity, and I say this as someone...

Just out of curiosity, and I say this as someone who always enjoys your street work on here.

What do you do when the commercial work calls for longer focal lengths than RF is comfortable with?

I'm...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-26-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
Just to make a point: While Canon got stick for...

Just to make a point:

While Canon got stick for changing their lens mount when they went to Autofocus, and Nikon was lauded for not changing. It baffles me why Nikon stuck with a mount that limits...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-26-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
I really feel like that fundamental difference is...

I really feel like that fundamental difference is something being hugely missed in this thread.

If you love leica great, if you want to buy leica great, if you can great, if it's pocket change for...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-26-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
I absolutely understand and support this, its the...

I absolutely understand and support this, its the same as actors doing a mainstream film in order to pay the bills so that they can make something more artistically fulfilling as well.

In the same...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-26-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
I'm glad you enjoyed my mention that I'm horrible...

I'm glad you enjoyed my mention that I'm horrible with rangefinders, whenever I use one, I end up trying to take a photograph in portrait orientation, and then it becomes clear that Rangefinders and...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-24-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
In response to the bolded section. Sensor...

In response to the bolded section.

Sensor corrosion, I'm sure I've read something about top plates, worn out strap lugs, months on end for repairs, huge slow zooms, a 50mm with visible distortion...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-23-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
Yes, I absolutely do think there are off the...

Yes, I absolutely do think there are off the shelf options that utterly outstrip them.

I'm not holding this up as the world's greatest shot or anything close, but it's an ISO 4000 shot at 50mm on a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-19-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,025
Posted By BlackXList
For me the securits aren't primarily about making...

For me the securits aren't primarily about making sure that it holds the weight of the camera at all.

I occasionally photograph in some interesting areas, or from the front row of music venues, for...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 12-18-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 3,025
Posted By BlackXList
I use OpTech or OpTech compatible straps a lot,...

I use OpTech or OpTech compatible straps a lot, and I'm a big fan of the connector system.

if you're wanting to secure the clip, rather than a wire tie, there's a very good product made by OpTech...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-18-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
I'm sorry, but the M series do not compete with...

I'm sorry, but the M series do not compete with the top end DSLRs, for output or price. that's simply not true.

If the form factor of DSLRs is something you have a genuine problem with, and...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-17-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By BlackXList
Rear film windows are a potential issue on all...

Rear film windows are a potential issue on all cameras with one, there's foam around them, and it can perish.

It's not a problem to solve, a bit of electrical tape over the window and it's sorted
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-17-2016
Replies: 1,727
Views: 114,504
Posted By BlackXList
Love this shot!

Love this shot!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-17-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
But if I want to be a top end amateur...

But if I want to be a top end amateur photographer, my choice isnt "do I buy a Leica or a Sailboat" That's a false equivalence.

It's "do I buy a Leica or another camera brand"

If you insist on the...
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 12-15-2016
Replies: 828
Views: 86,326
Posted By BlackXList
OR, having a mostly captive market means you can...

OR, having a mostly captive market means you can charge what you like for a less than optimal product maybe?

Anyone going "well I've got one, two, several, and I take photos with them, so no they...
Forum: Leica SL 12-15-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 4,204
Posted By BlackXList
I'll wait until final versions are floating...

I'll wait until final versions are floating around before passing my final opinions, but for now I'm not that impressed.

(And certainly don't share his views about this Vs the Sigma, but saying the...
Forum: Frank Jackson on Street Photography 12-15-2016
Replies: 31
Views: 2,960
Posted By BlackXList
Congratulations, and well deserved!

Congratulations, and well deserved!
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-11-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By BlackXList
Its not the film window in the back door is it?

Its not the film window in the back door is it?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-07-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 16,244
Posted By BlackXList
I've grabbed some 50D because of this...

I've grabbed some 50D because of this thread.

And now I'm going "it's winter, I should have thought this through" haha I'll get it shot though.
Forum: Digital Compacts 12-06-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,381
Posted By BlackXList
Bearing in mind that Ricoh now have Pentax too,...

Bearing in mind that Ricoh now have Pentax too, and I don't see anything that mentions any models, we're just guessing that this is GR related right?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 12-01-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,416
Posted By BlackXList
Thank you, I'll pay attention to the horizontal...

Thank you, I'll pay attention to the horizontal line issue in future, I'd not noticed it before, but it's always good to be aware.

I haven't used the MF, and I'm not likely to, it's not designed for...
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-30-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By BlackXList
Was never really a fan of his, he'd get...

Was never really a fan of his, he'd get needlessly negative about some things seemingly just to up the character he was playing rather than actually dealing with the cameras.

Also I found myself...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-30-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,416
Posted By BlackXList
I haven't used the MF on the T3 at all, so I...

I haven't used the MF on the T3 at all, so I can't comment on that, but I don't recall missing a shot with the AF, I may be missing something though, what issues have you had?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-29-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,416
Posted By BlackXList
The Konica Big Minis/A4 as mentioned do have a...

The Konica Big Minis/A4 as mentioned do have a flash off option, you can set the flash mode while the camera is off.
So if you set it to off, when you turn it on it remembers the setting.
However,...
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 11-29-2016
Replies: 52
Views: 10,991
Posted By BlackXList
Just a thought about the original photos, do they...

Just a thought about the original photos, do they have any kind of image stabilisation on?

I had a Panasonic compact that used to give me similar effects around light sources at night. I couldn't...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-28-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,416
Posted By BlackXList
Konica A4/Big Mini Contax T2/T3 If you're...

Konica A4/Big Mini
Contax T2/T3
If you're prepared to be slightly flexible on the F stop there's a bunch of Yashica and Ricoh models that fit the bill
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-15-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 2,881
Posted By BlackXList
Great photos, I look forward to seeing more. I...

Great photos, I look forward to seeing more.

I don't get the complaints about the lack of viewfinder either, the entire digital GR series hasn't had them, and it's been over a decade now.
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-12-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 6,327
Posted By BlackXList
I bought a couple of cheap FD lenses from him...

I bought a couple of cheap FD lenses from him several years ago.

Never received anything, and ever since I've avoided like the plague, and as is seen here it doesn't take much looking to come up...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 11-03-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,216
Posted By BlackXList
I haven't used the bags, but I'm always happy to...

I haven't used the bags, but I'm always happy to go on and on about how I'm a big fan of their straps.

Wouldn't hesitate to trust their products.
Forum: Digital Compacts 11-01-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,315
Posted By BlackXList
I absolutely love the GR, but this is absolutely...

I absolutely love the GR, but this is absolutely true, Video for Ricoh has always been an afterthought in the range. It's something you have in mind when you buy in.

Thankfully for me it's not an...
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-30-2016
Replies: 36
Views: 2,303
Posted By BlackXList
At this point, I couldn't, and wouldn't want...

At this point, I couldn't, and wouldn't want to.

A couple of years ago all of my street work was on film, now, I feel guilty because almost none of it is.
I still feel an attachment to some of the...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-29-2016
Replies: 1,198
Views: 246,591
Posted By BlackXList
A magnesium alloy body like the highest end SLRs...

A magnesium alloy body like the highest end SLRs was cheap build quality?
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-29-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By BlackXList
I don't shoot weddings, but the wedding shooters...

I don't shoot weddings, but the wedding shooters I know all use dual harnesses, it keeps the bodies secure and spreads the weight.

It's specifically designed for the task, and if I was going into...
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-23-2016
Replies: 175
Views: 20,052
Posted By BlackXList
I photograph in here a lot, so it was a pleasant...

I photograph in here a lot, so it was a pleasant surprise to see it
Forum: Film vs Digital 10-21-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,236
Posted By BlackXList
I HAVE to use Digital for work, film can't do...

I HAVE to use Digital for work, film can't do what I need it to do, so it's a fact of life for me, and I enjoy using it a great deal.

I was doing the majority of my street work on film for a long...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2016
Replies: 643
Views: 54,284
Posted By BlackXList
http://66.media.tumblr.com/9f177a4b7c410b7500664c6...

http://66.media.tumblr.com/9f177a4b7c410b7500664c6b201cce2e/tumblr_oe03kwcUGq1qzje6to1_1280.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-19-2016
Replies: 76
Views: 15,326
Posted By BlackXList
This thread really makes me miss mine, and I only...

This thread really makes me miss mine, and I only had it for a couple of weeks.
Forum: RFF Polls 09-17-2016
Replies: 116
Views: 23,614
Posted By BlackXList
I couldn't disagree more on the bolded parts. In...

I couldn't disagree more on the bolded parts.

In the area of photography I work big SLRs are the norm, many of us are sticking with a brand because we're invested in lenses, but even there the Sonys...
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-16-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,200
Posted By BlackXList
I'm just looking into the 28mm macro...I'm not...

I'm just looking into the 28mm macro...I'm not paying £250 for a plastic mount!
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-16-2016
Replies: 126
Views: 9,267
Posted By BlackXList
http://www.carscoops.com/2008/02/gilligans-island-...

http://www.carscoops.com/2008/02/gilligans-island-porsche-911-tricycle.html
Forum: Leica General Discussion / News / Rumors 09-16-2016
Replies: 126
Views: 9,267
Posted By BlackXList
It's a Canon 7d with a 10-22mm lens used at 10mm...

It's a Canon 7d with a 10-22mm lens used at 10mm (so not the 34mm equivalent on the Sofort either)
Forum: back alley's In The Bag 09-16-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,200
Posted By BlackXList
The SL1/100d is a full blown SLR, not mirrorless....

The SL1/100d is a full blown SLR, not mirrorless. I ended up getting one after so much frustration attempting to bring the Eos M up to a useable speed. big fan of the SL1.

I'm tempted by the M5, IF...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-05-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By BlackXList
In that case it's probably one of the 50s, most...

In that case it's probably one of the 50s, most likely 1.7 or 1.8. (presumably the 1.4 is a bit larger)
Forum: Travel 09-04-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,311
Posted By BlackXList
Brilliant, and now I'm hungry.

Brilliant, and now I'm hungry.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 09-03-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By BlackXList
Excellent spotting there, just looked them up,...

Excellent spotting there, just looked them up, and you're exactly right
Forum: Travel 09-02-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,311
Posted By BlackXList
They made me miss being there.

They made me miss being there.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-01-2016
Replies: 106
Views: 6,742
Posted By BlackXList
Again with the crawling over, and the ever...

Again with the crawling over, and the ever expanding list of undesirable types.

I've been to Giants games and Athletics home games, I didn't experience anything but a ton of people having a good...
Forum: Travel 09-01-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,311
Posted By BlackXList
It's really visible the changes to The Mission...

It's really visible the changes to The Mission each time I'm back there if Whiz Burgers goes I'll be having all sorts of tantrums. There's still a lot interesting there, and I just really enjoy...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-31-2016
Replies: 106
Views: 6,742
Posted By BlackXList
I think you're confusing San Francisco and...

I think you're confusing San Francisco and Juarez.

I spend time in SF, and not just the nicest parts by a long shot, and my better half is an EMT there and in Oakland, neither of us remotely...
Forum: Travel 08-31-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,311
Posted By BlackXList
I have a special place in my heart for The...

I have a special place in my heart for The Mission, although it's changed so much over the last few years, even as an outsider it's very clear to see.

I've shot there, in the Excelsior, and the...
Forum: Travel 08-30-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 3,311
Posted By BlackXList
Or you could try treating them like people...

Or you could try treating them like people instead of obstacles to "crawl over"

I've repeatedly spent time in some of SF's more lively neighbourhoods, and photographed everything from street parties...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2016
Replies: 104
Views: 8,277
Posted By BlackXList
I love 645, but it's so much more hassle to get...

I love 645, but it's so much more hassle to get developed and scan, that I have to admit it sits in its bag and doesn't get used nearly enough.
Forum: Digital Compacts 08-23-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 4,460
Posted By BlackXList
Wifi, NFC and a bigger buffer are I believe the...

Wifi, NFC and a bigger buffer are I believe the only changes.

I don't need or want the Wifi or NFC, there's been a couple of occasions when I'd have liked a bigger buffer, but I haven't actually...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By BlackXList
Terrible news, I called in a couple of times last...

Terrible news, I called in a couple of times last time I was over there, very knowledgeable and super helpful guys.

Hope they're insured
Forum: Nikon RF 08-09-2016
Replies: 99
Views: 9,705
Posted By BlackXList
This is the cycle I go through with the Contax G...

This is the cycle I go through with the Contax G system, not tied to one month though obviously
Forum: Sigma / Foveon Cameras 08-06-2016
Replies: 429
Views: 80,010
Posted By BlackXList
Love this shot!

Love this shot!
Forum: Off Topic 08-01-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By BlackXList
There's a place near me that does a wildlife art...

There's a place near me that does a wildlife art exhibition every year, and more and more of them are very clearly done from photographs.

To the point where I don't really see the point a lot of...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-31-2016
Replies: 243
Views: 19,134
Posted By BlackXList
Possibly that there's no full time manual focus...

Possibly that there's no full time manual focus override on the 40mm stm, you have to flip the AF/MF switch and then use the manual focus by wire arrangement.

If you're using any of the APS-C...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,507
Posted By BlackXList
From this thread I've learned that it "couldn't...

From this thread I've learned that it "couldn't possibly be fresh production because that would be expensive."

And then that "This is an expensive product"

hmmmm
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2016
Replies: 128
Views: 16,507
Posted By BlackXList
This update has been around for a while, and was...

This update has been around for a while, and was posted previously as well, and yet some people are so desperate to insist that it's an old stock.

I really don't understand why this message isn't...
Forum: Digital Compacts 07-20-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 12,551
Posted By BlackXList
Really like this look, good work. Personally I...

Really like this look, good work.

Personally I shoot RAW and JPEG on mine, but the JPEG is just for my sorting though, the photos always come from RAW.

I have the Jpegs set to either B/W or...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-16-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 15,223
Posted By BlackXList
I'm a big fan of the OpTech modular system, (and...

I'm a big fan of the OpTech modular system, (and the other brands that use it).

I used to use a 1dMk2 on the wide Optech strap a lot, I'm currently using a 5d3 on a non Optech strap because that...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-13-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,827
Posted By BlackXList
There are definitely reviewers who I enjoy and...

There are definitely reviewers who I enjoy and those I don't.

I regularly check DPReview, they're not without problems, but the fact that all the camera reviews are structured the same, creates an...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-07-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,513
Posted By BlackXList
The worst thing I could say about the bodies is...

The worst thing I could say about the bodies is that they're functional.

They do exactly what they're supposed to, and occasionally (like in the case of pre winding) smarter than you'd expect. I'd...
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