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Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-21-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By rondo
Can't eliminate vignetting with this...

Can't eliminate vignetting with this combination. I did manage to reduce it, but on Ricoh GR all I can get is a 5 MP crop (140 mm equiv)
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-18-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By rondo
I think I have misunderstood your question. I...

I think I have misunderstood your question.
I believe what you asked me was if the Ricoh lens was not extending far enough to reach the rear element of the Nikon and therefore causing vignette vs the...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-17-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By rondo
Thank you !

Thank you !
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-16-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By rondo
and what would be the proper source of heat and...

and what would be the proper source of heat and solvent for this?
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-15-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By rondo
Maybe vignetting was wrong way of putting the...

Maybe vignetting was wrong way of putting the problem. It is small image circle when the 3x converter is combined with GR.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-15-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By rondo
Ricoh GR is a fixed lens camera. No problem with...

Ricoh GR is a fixed lens camera. No problem with GR lens. The teleconverter, on the other hand, is designed for small sensor Nikon compacts from early 2000s. It seems like a sharp lens but with a...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-15-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By rondo
Update: I have another teleconverter where the...

Update: I have another teleconverter where the glass groups are threaded together. I separated and tried several hand held tests. Seems like there is no focus problem when the distance between groups...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-15-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By rondo
Actually: I think you're correct. Moving the...

Actually: I think you're correct. Moving the converter lens back and forth as a single entity, doesn't effect focusing capabilities. It just reduces the image size, increase the vignette etc....
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-15-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By rondo
Thanks! Yes, but this is a afocal lens. Basically...

Thanks!
Yes, but this is a afocal lens. Basically a magnification glass in front of the camera lens. So I'm not sure if focusing will be as critical as a regular lens. I don't know. That's why I...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-15-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By rondo
Lens modification for reducing vignette

I am experimenting with a Nikon 3x teleconverter on Ricoh GR.
You can see a sectional diagram of the Nikon lens here:
https://ibb.co/fjmOqF
Is there mechanical modification that I can do on the...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-14-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By rondo
Thank you both for the helpful replies.

Thank you both for the helpful replies.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 07-14-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By rondo
how to unscrew the rear element?

Is there a proper tool and method to unscrew the rear element of this lens so that one can avoid an ugly dent on the metal housing, such as the one seen on the right lens?
Would appreciate any...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-10-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By rondo
Did I say everyone? It was meant to be...

Did I say everyone?
It was meant to be constructive: if a photographer wants to tackle the problem of houselessness (much better word than homelessness because the streets are these individuals'...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-09-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By rondo
Good idea. Give them cameras PLUS permission to...

Good idea. Give them cameras PLUS permission to break into your homes and catch you in your most vulnerable and private moments. Then it will be even.
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-26-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,452
Posted By rondo
Oh well at least I knew that I was going to make...

Oh well at least I knew that I was going to make a fool of myself.
Forum: Optics Theory - 02-26-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,452
Posted By rondo
tele extenders and fixed lens cameras

I know I am about to make a fool of myself.

I have a 1.4x afocal teleconverter lens that I use in front of my fixed lens compact camera with good results, and now I want to increase the reach.
what...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,809
Posted By rondo
Thanks for clarifying that. So Drec has been lied...

Thanks for clarifying that. So Drec has been lied to, or the seller is honestly mistaken about the service his camera received or maybe Drec didn't receive all the documentation with it.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 12-24-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 5,809
Posted By rondo
based on sepiareverb's reply, you seem to be lied...

based on sepiareverb's reply, you seem to be lied to.
One point though: I would check the date on the invoice too. If it was sent to Leica on a date after the upgrade program was in place, I would...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 04-21-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,877
Posted By rondo
I wonder if I'm the only one who finds the...

I wonder if I'm the only one who finds the uncorrected perspective extremely annoying? (Wall behind)
Show me one classical painting depicting its subjects in a tilted picture frame. Obviously this is...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-14-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 10,560
Posted By rondo
I love the creamy transition from post to post....

I love the creamy transition from post to post. Nice thread.
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-03-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 7,694
Posted By rondo
voila! http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/5592690...

voila!
http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/55926904
(please feel free to discuss it here or there)
Forum: Digital Compacts 06-01-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 7,694
Posted By rondo
Taemo, please read these two...

Taemo,
please read these two posts....

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/55851069

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/55864505
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-31-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,943
Posted By rondo
Hey, 02pilot, many thanks again for the glue tip....

Hey, 02pilot, many thanks again for the glue tip. It worked like a charm.
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,943
Posted By rondo
Thanks for your thoughts. In hand held tests, the...

Thanks for your thoughts. In hand held tests, the closer they got, the less the vignetting. Therefore I want to place them as close as possible "by taking the meat off", just as you said... But...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,943
Posted By rondo
You are correct! It is the Fuji teleconverter for...

You are correct! It is the Fuji teleconverter for the x100. I am trying to figure out if there is a way to make that work with Ricoh gr. the space between the back element of the converter lens and...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,943
Posted By rondo
02pilot: many thanks for all the tips...

02pilot: many thanks for all the tips...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,943
Posted By rondo
thank you, nikos...not sure how that works...

thank you, nikos...not sure how that works though? what type of resin should i use? scared to damage the glass..also not sure how to do the grinding evenly without removing it from the housing....
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,943
Posted By rondo
sectional diagram..guessing of course...if the...

sectional diagram..guessing of course...if the back plate can come off i can grind it in shop. otherwise will need to be carefully done without disassembly. very risky as the glass could easily be...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,943
Posted By rondo
thanks for the reply, I want to remove the back...

thanks for the reply, I want to remove the back plate and grind it...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 05-06-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 2,943
Posted By rondo
How to disassemble this lens?

Hi, I hope someone can help. Judging from this picture, can anyone guess how this lens can be disassembled?
The three recessed holes in the back are approx 2 mm deep. There is no indication of any...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-04-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 7,694
Posted By rondo
Taemo, I assume you think this is completely...

Taemo, I assume you think this is completely useless then? Maybe so....But I still think it may be worth another try. Either way, no point in trying with a macro coupling ring, in my opinion. The...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-04-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 7,694
Posted By rondo
No, I haven't. While in shop, I really thought...

No, I haven't. While in shop, I really thought that this was completely useless, but now that I am taking my time to review, maybe not so...I may revisit them at one point. As I said in my post at...
Forum: Digital Compacts 05-04-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 7,694
Posted By rondo
http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/55760241

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/55760241
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 02-14-2015
Replies: 153
Views: 13,452
Posted By rondo
Dear OP, Could it be that you are simply...

Dear OP, Could it be that you are simply depressed?
Forum: Digital Compacts 02-13-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 7,694
Posted By rondo
an update..sort of...unfortunately I cannot...

an update..sort of...unfortunately I cannot report my findings just yet...
http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/55289940
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-12-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By rondo
Curse of the beautiful LCD

I remember reading an interview with architect Frank Gehry, probably dating back to late 1980s, where he talks about using engineers as draftsmen (vs architects) because their drawings look ugly. He...
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-07-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 7,694
Posted By rondo
Ok, I didn't hear from anyone, but did some more...

Ok, I didn't hear from anyone, but did some more internet search and I shared my findings here:
http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/54520985
Forum: Digital Compacts 10-06-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 7,694
Posted By rondo
Using Fuji tlc x100 tele converter on ricoh GR

They both seem to have 49 mm threads. Anyone who has experimented with the Fuji tele converter on a ricoh gr?

Thank you!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-06-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
http://www.the-new-frame.com/

http://www.the-new-frame.com/
Forum: Travel 08-17-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,329
Posted By rondo
Ok, many sarcastic and cynical responses, for the...

Ok, many sarcastic and cynical responses, for the obvious and understandable reasons...but I will add a comment about wide angle and architecture: if you want a building to appear in your frame in...
Forum: Travel 05-01-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,985
Posted By rondo
these were very good, including the road shots....

these were very good, including the road shots. your definition of "ruined" is an interesting one. i personally loved the "ruined" shots a lot.
but they point to a completely different reality.
I...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-01-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 6,163
Posted By rondo
I think some of these shots are very good. I...

I think some of these shots are very good. I enjoyed the ones where you were engaging your subjects and also the ones where all pieces fall into place. Common for all shots: one can feel your energy...
Forum: Simon Says -- SimonSawSunlight Photo Technique 05-10-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 4,716
Posted By rondo
Excellent. Thanks for not showing us the blue...

Excellent. Thanks for not showing us the blue mosque.
All really good. Love the yayli tanbur shot a lot. Wonder where you took that one? Doesn't look like a crappy tourist joint. I would still think...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-23-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/04/17/40-amaz...

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/04/17/40-amazing-online-photography-magazines/
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-02-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,704
Posted By rondo
The question is what happened to the boy in front...

The question is what happened to the boy in front of her? Or to the kids next to her?
I don't like this sort of stories at all...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-17-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,651
Posted By rondo
An optical viewfinder! Limited capacity! No LCD!...

An optical viewfinder! Limited capacity! No LCD!
This camera will force you to think and compose before shooting.
Seems more useful than most of the point and shoots!
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-11-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
http://www.japansociety.org/webcast/an-evening-wit...

http://www.japansociety.org/webcast/an-evening-with-daido-moriyama
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-07-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,582
Posted By rondo
I prefer to call them houseless vs homeless....

I prefer to call them houseless vs homeless. streets are their homes, so yes, in a way one invades their privacy when taking their pictures.
But...
One can also produce meaningful, deeply profound...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-30-2011
Replies: 112
Views: 13,266
Posted By rondo
Whichever turns you on..but I must say, I find it...

Whichever turns you on..but I must say, I find it very strange when I see tons of m9 photos with artificial vignetting and lots of fake grain. Those guys might as well switch to holga.
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 12-28-2011
Replies: 51
Views: 9,038
Posted By rondo
Just curious, how does a lens that's not...

Just curious, how does a lens that's not compatible with nex 7 works fine with 5?
Thanks
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 09-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,966
Posted By rondo
Thanks for sharing, some nice pictures in that...

Thanks for sharing, some nice pictures in that series.
I assume you haven't played much with the colors here, and they appear much more natural than the nex files, to me ar least...
Forum: Sony E Lenses / Adapted Lenses / Adapters / Images 09-11-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 11,769
Posted By rondo
Maybe c3 and 5n sensors handle it differently,...

Maybe c3 and 5n sensors handle it differently, but color shifting is apparent in this nex c3 shot
http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1030741/10#9908426
Forum: Sony NEX APS-C format 09-01-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 11,128
Posted By rondo
keep ordering more? When manufacturers set the...

keep ordering more? When manufacturers set the price, they take into account all the wise guys who carelessly order and return perfectly good functioning cameras for no good reason at all, causing...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-26-2011
Replies: 92
Views: 17,968
Posted By rondo
chris91387, this is one powerful shot. really...

chris91387, this is one powerful shot. really excellent! thanks for sharing.

http://i1220.photobucket.com/albums/dd443/cs91387/IMG_0253.jpg
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-19-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,871
Posted By rondo
Ps. Even a worse variation of these...

Ps. Even a worse variation of these threads:
Guys, time for an upgrade...the JYZ-1 goes to the wife...should I get the JYZ-2 or...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 06-17-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,871
Posted By rondo
Looking forward to the first "what is the best...

Looking forward to the first "what is the best camera for my husband?" thread...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-04-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 3,305
Posted By rondo
Thanks for the detailed explanation. Although...

Thanks for the detailed explanation. Although something worries me: What happens if one day you decide that LR is not the best thing on earth for you? Will all the information be lost when you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-03-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread....

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=99629
Forum: CSC : Digital Compact System Cameras - 01-03-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,955
Posted By rondo
Small Sensor P&S Large Sensor P&S also: Film...

Small Sensor P&S
Large Sensor P&S
also:
Film P&S
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 3,305
Posted By rondo
This is just excellent. A lot of very useful...

This is just excellent. A lot of very useful information. Thanks to all.
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 3,305
Posted By rondo
Lightroom? Isn't that mainly for editing? I don't...

Lightroom? Isn't that mainly for editing? I don't see how it helps to organize photos-not even mentioned under "features"?
Thanks,
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 3,305
Posted By rondo
Digital Archive Mess

How do you organize your photos please?
(You can also point me to an old thread here or elsewhere)

The PC finally turned into an unmanageable mess...Can't scroll effectively through pictures...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-26-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
http://www.tinyvices.com/portfolios/

http://www.tinyvices.com/portfolios/
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-25-2010
Replies: 68
Views: 7,138
Posted By rondo
actually the most important aspect of the specs,...

actually the most important aspect of the specs, as far as I'm concerned. And it does make a difference.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 11-25-2010
Replies: 68
Views: 7,138
Posted By rondo
You can watch the one minute video presentation...

You can watch the one minute video presentation there , where the reviewer claims that you can blur backgrounds with lx5 by modifying the aperture. So much for "wired" as your digital camera buying...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-22-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
They are not exactly stupid as long as they don't...

They are not exactly stupid as long as they don't suggest it is the "same thing"
Lack of choices shouldn't stop you to think about what you can capture with a given equipment. Sometimes constrains...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
Excellent example, and I think a good way to sum...

Excellent example, and I think a good way to sum things up. I think almost everyone was saying the very same thing in different terms.
If I have to remind you my first post: I was questioning the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-21-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,711
Posted By rondo
Well, with the influx of retro styled digital...

Well, with the influx of retro styled digital cameras, you will be facing less questions by the ignorant on both sides...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
Roland, All this psychological difference...

Roland, All this psychological difference mumbo-jumbo goes to trash, if this is indeed the case. I am ready to take your word on that. I think you made a good point by differentiating good lenses...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
Another way of putting what you said: A 35 mm...

Another way of putting what you said:
A 35 mm with m8, will give exactly same results as 50 mm (52 to be exact) with m9.
I assume that has been the experience of those who used both...The angle of...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
Roland, Wow, did you actually take two pictures...

Roland, Wow, did you actually take two pictures here, or just cropped a 28?
edit: looking closely, you just cropped it, I think...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
This is an interesting point. I guess it makes...

This is an interesting point. I guess it makes sense to do the comparison with high-end optics, not crappy zoom digicams. Barrel distortion and perspective are two different things.


[/QUOTE] I can...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
Ferider, I think distance of the object you are...

Ferider,
I think distance of the object you are photographing is a factor here. In a landscape shot, I assume you will be right.
But if you are composing something few meters away from you, the...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
Ferider, thanks, but not following you, I'm...

Ferider,
thanks, but not following you, I'm afraid...I don't have the lenses, that's why I was asking...It is not that I am lazy to do it on my own.
Regarding cropping any 28 mm image from flickr:...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
When I said I didn't have access to it, this...

When I said I didn't have access to it, this would include camera stores too, I live in an other part of the world, where people order things from foreign countries-and are stuck with it. I should...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-21-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
This was supposed to be a technical discussion...

This was supposed to be a technical discussion over the differences, and it ended up being "I like x better than y / horses for courses" kind of replies which the photo forums is full of...Too bad no...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-20-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
I understand your point. Of course under normal...

I understand your point. Of course under normal circumstances one would have to step in or step out to achieve the desirable composition, depending on the lens being used.

But if we want to prove...
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-19-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
thanks to all for the discussion...now, would i...

thanks to all for the discussion...now, would i be asking too much if someone used a 35 and a 28 from the very same vantage point and provided two photographs here.
I'll do the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-18-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
http://www.liviomancini.com/

http://www.liviomancini.com/
Forum: Optics Theory - 11-18-2010
Replies: 74
Views: 25,308
Posted By rondo
28 vs 35 mm

ok, this is a question about comparing angle of view between different focal lengths. you must have all seen the wide angle photograph with smaller rectangles drawn in...here is one that came up on...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-16-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
http://www.street-photographers.com/category/blog

http://www.street-photographers.com/category/blog
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 11-13-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 9,932
Posted By rondo
i cannot see how pictures would contribute...

i cannot see how pictures would contribute anything to what we already know about homelessness, desperation, poverty etc. as long as the only thing that distinguishes the photographer from a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-09-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
ok, this one seems interesting to follow...

ok, this one seems interesting to follow exhibitions etc:
http://www.photography-now.com/

I actually found it by coincidence, when I was trying to find the following site, which I remembered as...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
one from me: http://www.fraenkelgallery.com/

one from me:

http://www.fraenkelgallery.com/
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
Excellent! many thanks for this one...

Excellent! many thanks for this one...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-08-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
No, but thanks for pointing that one out. I will...

No, but thanks for pointing that one out. I will check it, for sure!
Thanks again for all the suggestions everyone....
Many bookmarks added already....
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-07-2010
Replies: 175
Views: 10,816
Posted By rondo
Let me ask a question: Is there a calculation...

Let me ask a question: Is there a calculation method to determine the focal length of a photograph? With all the digital technology you would think it might be possible...but who knows? Maybe this is...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 11-07-2010
Replies: 175
Views: 10,816
Posted By rondo
Ok, I will happily contradict myself, just found...

Ok, I will happily contradict myself, just found this, and i think it is a long lens.

http://www.masters-of-photography.com/images/full/klein/klein_macys.jpg
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-07-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
Thank you all, please keep them coming. Some of...

Thank you all, please keep them coming. Some of this was definitely new to me.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-04-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 11,529
Posted By rondo
Your favorite photo websites

(This may have been brought up before, if so please provide a link to the thread and disregard)
I would like to know your favorite photography related websites, blogs, etc.
I increasingly find myself...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 10-30-2010
Replies: 175
Views: 10,816
Posted By rondo
well i realize you use the word "hunt" in a...

well i realize you use the word "hunt" in a derogatory way, but many good street photographers were essentially hunters. One can find many good videos on youtube showing the big names in action....
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-29-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,985
Posted By rondo
Beautiful colors and texture-what film please?

Beautiful colors and texture-what film please?
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-29-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 3,225
Posted By rondo
low shutter speed might explain it-fastest of the...

low shutter speed might explain it-fastest of the bunch is 1/30
not sure why you don't like the colors, but that is a matter of taste. I actually thought they were good.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-29-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 3,225
Posted By rondo
I was about to complain why you didn't share the...

I was about to complain why you didn't share the exif data, but one can find it here:
http://www.phosee.dk/lens/524-a12-gr-28mm-f25
..and now you know what people will demand: high ISO...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 10-28-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By rondo
thanks for sharing...the lens looks quite sharp?...

thanks for sharing...the lens looks quite sharp? Is that your impression as well? not sure if you had the chance to compare this with grd3, but the lens seems very good on this module.
I like #4...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-22-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,674
Posted By rondo
I suggest that you check out the past winners and...

I suggest that you check out the past winners and you will see where the real disappointment is.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-14-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By rondo
They all have exceptionally and equally crappy...

They all have exceptionally and equally crappy image quality, which actually is their strength. What I would really want is some sort of control over exposure and focus points and anything beyond...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-25-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,503
Posted By rondo
actually in case of newton, almost all the models...

actually in case of newton, almost all the models have the same expression...not sure why you brought up newton. since when are the newton's nude studies and fashion work considered...
Forum: Leica M8 / M8.2 / Ricoh GXR 12-25-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,503
Posted By rondo
how can someone have exactly the same expression...

how can someone have exactly the same expression at each picture? Like travelling with a mannequin from madame toussauds and placing it at different locations around the town. don't get me wrong, she...
Forum: Digital M Reported Problems - all Models 11-30-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 15,163
Posted By rondo
Actually your misfortune just made me realize:...

Actually your misfortune just made me realize: upgrading from m8 to m9 is a toothpick away!
Forum: Photography General Interest 11-20-2009
Replies: 313
Views: 25,416
Posted By rondo
"the best camera is the one you have with...

"the best camera is the one you have with you"
and every sentence that has "dynamic range" in it.
Forum: Leica Q / CL/ T / X Series 09-11-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 10,810
Posted By rondo
this is likely to be more than a rumor, and worth...

this is likely to be more than a rumor, and worth waiting for, if you are a Ricoh fan. If they incorporate GRD's user interface and ergonomics, it will sure be a...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-05-2009
Replies: 118
Views: 8,823
Posted By rondo
Like typewriter fonts for your word...

Like typewriter fonts for your word processor...same idea. But I truly like the sloppy technique. Who cares about the brides? And probably the grooms would hate is as much. Sloppy scans are...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-05-2009
Replies: 118
Views: 8,823
Posted By rondo
Just as I thought. For me this is equal to "crime...

Just as I thought. For me this is equal to "crime against photography"...But more of an issue with commercial garbage, and easier to vilify....
But then again I find myself experimenting with fake...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 09-05-2009
Replies: 118
Views: 8,823
Posted By rondo
I am thinking that this is more of an issue with...

I am thinking that this is more of an issue with film. The edge of a negative is never a completely straight and clean line...The transition is always interesting and has its own physical...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-26-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By rondo
Well internet is great to trace down...

Well internet is great to trace down people/things, but I guess this was pushing the limits-thanks.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-25-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By rondo
Looking for the name of artist

Hi everyone,
I'm trying to remember the name of a photographer/artist who had a Chelsea-NY exhibition probably around ten years ago?
He/she had an entire gallery of big color prints consisting of...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-22-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,728
Posted By rondo
http://www.flickr.com/groups/grdigital/discuss/721...

http://www.flickr.com/groups/grdigital/discuss/72157594425347794/

also:
http://www.ricohforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=2994

edit: sorry-turns out that great bargain on aperture is no longer...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-22-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,728
Posted By rondo
Leicashot, thank you for sharing your thoughts...

Leicashot, thank you for sharing your thoughts and the pictures.
Looks like those that raise the noise question-whenever the name Ricoh is mentioned- will be satisfied with GRD3.
At least the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-21-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,728
Posted By rondo
Leicashot, thanks for the repost. As Dave points...

Leicashot, thanks for the repost. As Dave points out probably even the worst examples won't be an issue for printing. My point wasn't pixel peeping-better forums for that kind of nonsense-but simply...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-21-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,728
Posted By rondo
Well, not sure if inconsistency is good or bad in...

Well, not sure if inconsistency is good or bad in terms of solving the problem. I would think it points out to hardware problem as opposed to a firmware solvable problem.
Thanks for following that up.
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-21-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,728
Posted By rondo
Dave, two shots from Cris (vladimirV) iso...

Dave, two shots from Cris (vladimirV)
iso 1600-1200
http://www.kudrys.com/files/grd3_cris/R9830142.DNG
http://www.kudrys.com/files/grd3_cris/R9829683.DNG
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-21-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,728
Posted By rondo
Thank you for the additional images. I may have...

Thank you for the additional images. I may have not made myself clear: The crop you included is at the center of the frame, which is typically good-I would look at the background (beige/white wall...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-21-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 7,728
Posted By rondo
Congratulations! These images look fantastic. I...

Congratulations! These images look fantastic. I wouldn't want to spoil your honeymoon with GRD3, by any means, but: have you observed any vertical banding on high ISO shots (on the left half of the...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-19-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 9,621
Posted By rondo
not that well built. i doubt it will feel like a...

not that well built. i doubt it will feel like a GRD, see the video here:
http://www.whatdigitalcamera.com/news/391702/canon-s90-announced.html...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 08-19-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 9,621
Posted By rondo
The really good news about the Canon offerings:...

The really good news about the Canon offerings: Hopefully Ricoh will have to lower the GRD3 price sooner than planned.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-06-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,623
Posted By rondo
Thanks again for all the suggestions and links....

Thanks again for all the suggestions and links. Here is a nice group of videos from youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=Rangefindergeneral&view=playlists
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-04-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,623
Posted By rondo
Many titles that I was not aware of...Thank you...

Many titles that I was not aware of...Thank you all.
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-03-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,623
Posted By rondo
A must see list...

of movies/documentaries on photography/photographers...Especially those that show the photographer in action.
Would love to hear your recommendations!
Thank you all...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-02-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 2,308
Posted By rondo
Post Not sure how intellect and emotion can be...

Not sure how intellect and emotion can be separated - that aside I am surprised nobody brought up the issue of abstraction which I associate more with B&W. Could that be achieved with color? probably...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-30-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By rondo
Good place to start. Many thanks.

Good place to start. Many thanks.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-30-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By rondo
[quote=historicist;1104459]This isn't really an...

[quote=historicist;1104459]This isn't really an answer to your question, but scanning lots of slides and negatives is incredibly time consuming, and it might be worth getting someone else to do...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-30-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By rondo
I was about to ask you to make life easier for me...

I was about to ask you to make life easier for me simply by pointing to your own post, but I just realized you have 3600+ posts!!
So thanks, will try to look for it.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 07-30-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By rondo
Trying to avoid redundancies

I have gone through some threads on this site, but am quite lost.
Can you please point me to a site, guide/tutorial or specific thread where the basics of scanning is covered?
-Which equipment to...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 07-22-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,840
Posted By rondo
Grd1

Vladimir, is it possible to find a new GRD these days? Or only used?
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-15-2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,112
Posted By rondo
Thanks, just checked them on Amazon. Seagate is...

Thanks, just checked them on Amazon. Seagate is slightly cheaper than WD. But for some reason WD much more popular. It could be the styling.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-15-2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,112
Posted By rondo
I would think so! But wonder if the rangefinder...

I would think so! But wonder if the rangefinder aficionados have a preferred hard disk brand.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-15-2009
Replies: 221
Views: 17,112
Posted By rondo
>What will happen when the digital imaging wave...

>What will happen when the digital imaging wave dies?
I don't know but after reading this thread I just decided to order an additional external hard disk to prevent premature death. (will be the 3rd...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 07-12-2009
Replies: 122
Views: 7,970
Posted By rondo
>>>"There is an ongoing recent thread, called...

>>>"There is an ongoing recent thread, called internet forums vs. creativity & improvement, somehow trying to defend RFF right for free gear speech, and perhaps the USA constitution, so to...
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